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That time Ken Griffey Jr. and Will Smith starred together in the 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air'

The 70th annual Emmy Awards will air on Monday night -- highlighting some of the very best performances on TV in 2017.

But once again, at least as far as we know, one of the greatest moments in small screen history will go unrecognized. A one-minute scene pitting two of the greatest mega-stars in pop culture history against one another. An instant, a tiny tick of the clock, worth a lifetime of happiness. 

Ken Griffey Jr. and Will Smith on "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air."

It was back in 1994, both Griffey and Smith were in their mid-20s and both were on their meteoric rise into becoming all-time greats in their respective trades. We're honestly surprised TV sets didn't simultaneously explode everywhere and the medium ceased to be. Look at these two staring at each other, trying to figure out who's cooler (and Carlton's there, too).

Grif

Hopefully the Emmys finally commemorate this performance tonight.