Some TV shows in the 90's were so iconic, they've remained popular throughout the decades. These TV shows are all-time favorites. Some of us like them even better than modern shows. Do you have a favorite show from the 90's that you just can’t let go of? See if it's on our list!
1. The X-Files
The X-Files is a science fiction television series that originally aired from 1993 to 2002. The show revolves around two FBI agents, Fox Mulder and Dana Scully, who investigate cases involving paranormal phenomena, extraterrestrial life, and government conspiracies.
One person said, “First 3 seasons were godly.”
Another Redditor replied, “Changed TV forever.”
Another commented, “Came here to post this. Learned how to program my VCR just for this show. I'm only really familiar with the first 4 seasons. I've done a few ‘Best of' watches on streaming, but I haven't seen the later seasons in their entirety.”
2. Sabrina The Teenage Witch
Sabrina The Teenage Witch is a 1996 TV series that tells the story of, Sabrina, who comes from a long-line family of witches. The series has seven seasons and 163 episodes.
“I went absolutely crazy for the crossovers with the other TGIF shows and when popstars (Backstreet Boys, Britney Spears, Nsync, etc) did a guest shoot,” one person stated.
“Yeah those were fun to watch,” another commenter added.
One user replied, “My favorite episode was the one they revealed how they paid for everything. Since they were witches and immortal her aunts would just buy things and hold on to them until they were very old then sell them to collectors when they needed money.”
3. Freaks and Geeks
Freaks and Geeks is a television show that originally aired for one season in 1999-2000. The show is a coming-of-age comedy-drama that follows a group of high school students in the early 1980s.
“So good. Too bad it only lasted one season,” one person stated.
“Cult classic,” another added.
4. Beavis and Butt-Head
Beavis and Butt-Head is an animated television series that aired from 1993 to 1997 and was later revived briefly in 2011. The show follows the misadventures of two teenage boys, Beavis and Butt-Head, who are delinquents with a penchant for crude humor, heavy metal music, and mischief-making.
“Cornholio,” one person said esoterically.
“Agreed. The absurdity was hilarious and I found quite a few new bands that I ended up loving from the video segments,” another commenter replied.
Seinfeld was dubbed “one of the best comedies in the history of television.” The show first premiered in 1989, aired for nine seasons, and ended in 1998. It is a sitcom that follows the life and misadventures of a fictionalized version of comedian Jerry Seinfeld and his friends and acquaintances in New York City.
One person stated, “Best sitcom ever produced.”
6. Boy Meets World
Boy Meets World is a famous American sitcom that aired in 1993 and ended in 2000. The show follows the life of Cory Matthews, played by Ben Savage, as he grows up from middle school to college. The popular sitcom was light, fun, and true-to-life challenges that many teenagers find relatable. Above all, it’s about navigating romance and the importance of family and friendship.
7. The Simpsons
The Simpsons is an American animated sitcom created by Matt Groening that first aired in 1989. The show follows the lives of the Simpson family, who live in the fictional town of Springfield. Homer and Marge are the parents, and their children are Bart, Lisa, and Maggie. The show has been renewed for many seasons because of its popularity with kids and adults. The Simpsons is one of the best-animated shows that can teach many lessons, such as family values, how to use humor to address serious issues, and many others. It’s fun to watch and keeps its audience entertained for hours.
8. The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Starring Will Smith, the American NBC sitcom is one of those 90s shows that people couldn’t get enough of. The show aired from 1990 until 1996, with six seasons and 148 episodes. It follows the misadventures of Will as he adjusts to his new life and clashes with his prim and proper relatives, including his Uncle Phil (James Avery) and Aunt Vivian (Janet Hubert/Daphne Maxwell Reid). Will's cousins, Carlton (Alfonso Ribeiro), Hilary (Karyn Parsons), and Ashley (Tatyana M. Ali), also feature prominently in the series.
One person said, “Fresh prince was great.”
The second person replied, “Yes, instantly thought of Fresh Prince too.”
9. Married… With Children
Married with Children is an American television sitcom that aired from 1987 to 1997. The show was created by Michael G. Moye and Ron Leavitt and starred Ed O'Neill as Al Bundy, a disgruntled shoe salesman, and Katey Sagal as Peggy Bundy, a lazy housewife.
One Redditor said, “Up there with the all-time greats. Bundy was the best insult comic.”
Another commenter replied, “I watched all the episodes.”
Frasier is an American television sitcom that aired from 1993 to 2004. It was a spin-off of the popular 1980s sitcom “Cheers,” and it starred Kelsey Grammer as the titular character, Dr. Frasier Crane, a psychiatrist and radio show host. The show has a total of 11 seasons and 264 episodes.
One person shared, “I just finished re-watching the entire series and noticed 2 remarkable things: First, there was not one single episode that I didn't remember from watching it in the 90's. Second, it was a lot more risque than I remembered! Some of those jokes, man, wow! It had me in stitches all over again!”
11. The Red Green Show
The show was known for its offbeat humor, low-budget production values, and the character's signature use of duct tape for all his DIY projects. Red Green was often joined by his nephew Harold (Patrick McKenna), and the two would engage in comedic banter and skits that parodied the worlds of home repair and the outdoors.
One person quoted, “‘If women can't find you handsome, they should at least find you handy!'”
Another person replied, “I can hear this comment. XD.”
One commenter added, “Man—core memory unlocked. Watched this every week with my dad. Good memories. Thanks for that.”
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