Credit: MTV Photo: Snooki Jersey Shore Season 1

Can you believe there was ever a time when Snooki wasn’t the Queen Bee of the Jersey Shore?

Well, back when Snooki first walked into our hearts (aka, Season 1, Episode 1), the littlest meatball was looked down upon by her fellow cast mates because she drank too much, had outdated style (the pouf, RIP), and got a little too wild the first night at the house.

In the scene below Snooki, feeling like an outcast, decides to pack up her suitcase and ditch the house. The decision was met with mixed feelings by the rest of the cast. Ronnie blows off Snooki and says he isn’t going to “coddle her like a little baby” but the girls rally up and convince Nicole to stay. Now, if Snooki threatened to leave the house the entire cast would break into tears for fear that the show would get canceled. My, how times have changed!

Just think: if Snooki really did leave the house then the show may have never been the same. We’re glad your stayed, Snooks. And we're sure the rest of the cast is too.

Source: MTV

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Credit: MTV Photo: Flashback: Snooki Almost Leaves the Jersey Shore in Season 1 (VIDEO)