When you think of the 90s, you probably remember the fashion, hairstyles and music. But what about the TV shows that were on in the 90s? Here are six great ones to get you started.
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (90s)
(There was a remake that out in the 90s)
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is a classic 90’s sitcom that has stood the test of time. It stars Will Smith as a young man who moves from Philly to Bel Air with his mother and father. The show is set in Los Angeles, California (a city known for its celebrities) and follows their daily lives as they adjust to their new surroundings.
The Fresh Prince was one of those shows that appealed to kids and adults alike because it had humor appropriate for both groups, plus it had plenty of pop culture references that kept things interesting even if you weren’t already familiar with them!
Full House was a show about a man who adopted 3 girls, and they all lived in his house together. The show was very popular in the ’90s, but it’s still popular today as well. In fact, Netflix recently rebooted the series!
Family Matters was a sitcom that aired from 1989 to 1998. The show revolved around a middle class African American family that lived in Chicago, Illinois. The main character of the series was Harriette Winslow (Jo Marie Payton), who struggled to maintain her family’s lifestyle after her husband’s death.
Other characters included: Carl Winslow (Reginald VelJohnson), Steve Urkel (Jaleel White), Laura Winslow (Kellie Shanygne Williams), Eddie Winslow (Darius McCrary) and Rachel Crawford-Urkel aka “Urkel” (Jaimee Foxworth).
Boy Meets World
Boy Meets World is a show that aired in the 1990’s and was about Cory Matthews, a boy who moves from Philadelphia to California with his father. The show follows him through his life growing up as he meets new friends and starts going to school.
Saved by the Bell
Saved by the Bell was a popular sitcom that aired from 1989 to 1993 on NBC, starring Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Dustin Diamond. The show was about a group of high school students living in Southern California who attend Bayside High School.
It also starred Mario Lopez as A.C Slater and Tiffani Thiessen as Kelly Kapowski (later Saved by the Bell: The New Class).
Sister, Sister was a sitcom that aired from 1994 to 1999 on ABC. The show was about twin sisters who were separated at birth and later reunited as adults. One sister (Tia) was adopted by a wealthy family and grew up with all the luxuries in life; while the other sister (Tamera) grew up in poverty and had to deal with many struggles throughout her childhood. When they meet again as adults, they have to deal with many differences between their lifestyles — but they also learn that there are similarities between them too!
Living Single is a spin-off of In Living Color that aired from 1993 to 1998. It starred Queen Latifah, Kim Coles, Kim Fields (and later T’Keyah Crystal Keymáh), Erika Alexander and John Henton. The show focused on the lives of six friends living in a Brooklyn apartment complex: Regine Hunter (Queen Latifah), Maxine Stewart (Kim Coles), Synclaire James (T’Keyah Crystal Keymáh) Jennifer Lewis and Kyle Barker played by Erika Alexander while Georgia Auld played by La La Anthony before she became famous as an actress/singer/rapper!
- This was one of my favorite shows growing up because it had great comedic moments along with heartfelt ones too!
This is a great list of 90s shows that are still relevant today. If you want to relive the nostalgia, or if you’re new to these shows and want to see what all the fuss is about, this list is for you!
- Takeaway: The article gives recommendations on which 90s TV shows are worth watching today. It also provides information on when they originally aired as well as links so readers can watch them online if they wish.
We hope you enjoyed our list of the best TV shows from the 90’s. If you want to add any other favorites, please leave them in the comments below!