For the first few years, he's a slacker and just barely a better student than Shawn.One major difference between Cory and Shawn is that Cory seems to get more worked up or neurotic about random things, whereas Shawn is more laid back.Boy Meets World's 6th and 7th seasons' cast members during the filming of the series finale, save Trina Mc Gee, whose character's storyline was wrapped up in the penultimate episode Left to right: Rachel Mc Guire, Topanga Lawrence-Matthews, Shawn Hunter, Jack Hunter, Eric Matthews, Alan Matthews, Morgan Matthews, Amy Matthews, George Feeny and Cory Matthews Cornelius A.
Cory is friends with Topanga Lawrence, his "first true love", whom, he eventually marries late in the series. In the last episode, it is revealed that Cory is actually short for 'Cornelius'.
Sometimes, Cory does not get along with Topanga, when Cory is not doing the right thing, or not doing things the right way (humorously), complete with deadpan humor and puns. George Feeny is Cory's teacher/principal, mentor, and neighbour. He is not fond of this fact, yet he ends up forgetting about it and going on with his life.
The show aired from 1993 to 2000 on ABC, part of the network's TGIF lineup for seven seasons.
Several of the characters that originated on Boy Meets World later appeared in its sequel, Girl Meets World.
If Cory does not want to do something school-related, he will make a big production about the fact that he does not want to do it, and how unnecessary he finds it; whereas Shawn will just not do it, preferring to fall asleep or make paper airplanes.
During the junior and senior years in high school, Cory becomes a hard working student, able to raise his GPA in addition earning an adequate SAT score to get accepted into colleges.
Here are 10 things you’ll only understand if you’re dating a younger guy: You realize that most people think that age equals maturity. Just because I’m a girl I can’t date someone younger than me?
When they find out my boyfriend is younger, one of the first things people ask me is if he’s immature. I obviously don’t think he’s immature if I’m dating him. People I barely know are always asking me, “But aren’t you worried about you guys not being on the same page? You’ll get used to those moments of realizing your childhoods were just a little different.
I mean, sure, there are some things that are different about dating someone who isn’t your age, but for the most part it’s really not that big of a deal. The most common reaction to the age difference is total shock, followed by the question “But how did you meet? Sometimes when you’re with him and all of his friends, you might feel a little out of place. You learn that people are rude enough to ask questions like, “But why would you date someone younger than you?
Any girl who has dated a younger guy knows that other people tend to make this situation more awkward than it should be. ” Oh, I don’t know, I was trolling the local middle school and put a spell on him. ” Because I want to, and because I’m not judgmental. You realize that there’s a big double standard – most people won’t blink an eye about an older guy dating a slightly younger girl, but if it’s the other way around, watch out.
Cory mentions more than once that Feeny is the only teacher he has ever had since kindergarten. Feeny becomes the mentor and idol of Eric Matthews. He delivers the final line of Boy Meets World dialogue in the series finale, directed to an empty classroom just vacated by his beloved students: "I love you all. Feeny was once married to a woman named Lillian, who died before the series began.