9 Cult TV Shows From The 90s

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9 Cult TV Shows From The 90s

An era of cable TV and World Wide Web, the 90s has set some significant popular culture trends. From movies to television series, it provided a pretty interesting screen time. These shows are still being nostalgically followed and passed on as a legacy in an attempt to keep them alive.

Here is a list of iconic TV shows from the 90s:

#1. Freaks and Geeks (1999-2000)

Though it aired only for a short span of time, it left a tremendous impact on its audience. The central siblings, Lindsay and Sam, and their own freaks and geeks peer group showcased the multiple phases of a teen life.

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#2. Sex and the City (1998- 2004)

A late 90s show, Sex and the City, spanned over a period of six years and had been engraved into the memory of every 90s kid ever since. The show while depicting the lives of four single girlfriends and their poles- apart perspective on relationships, made some major fashion statements. It brought on the screen numerous taboo topics with a layering of wit. By the end of the series, you will certainly end up falling in love with the New York City.

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#3. Friends (1994- 2004)

One of the most popular TV series of the era of the 90s, Friends had a huge cult following. Depicting the lives of six friends in Manhattan, the show was relatable at every level. From work troubles to relationship goof ups to being a hat instead of a shoe, Friends kept the essence of even the minutest of every issue. It was truly the end of an era when the show got off air after a decade.

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#4. Boy Meets World (1993- 2000)

Boy Meets World was the coming of age series, which centered around the life of Cory Matthews. The series developed over a period of seven years as Cory Matthews moves from middle school to college. It also addressed the issue of child abuse and premature drinking.

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#5. Are You Afraid of the Dark (1990-2000)

An anthology series, Are you Afraid of the Dark, introduced the 90s kids to the world of “The Midnight Society.” Thematically supernatural, the series captured the weekly ritual of storytelling followed by the society.

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#6. Beverly Hills 90210 (1990-2000)

A drama series, Beverly Hills 90210 showcased the Walsh family and their journey from Minnesota to California. While presenting the life at the up-scaled Beverly Hills, the show also talked about numerous issues like teenage pregnancy, date rape, alcoholism to name a few. The series also made sideburns quite famous.

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#7. Seinfeld (1989-1998)

Another classic TV show, Seinfeld revolved around the lives of Jerry Seinfeld, a stand-up comedian, and his friends. ‘ The show about nothing,' in every way, broke the conventional pattern of television while putting the concept of the mundane into a whole new light. The show had also coined its cult one liner - “these pretzels are making me thirsty.”

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#8. Simpsons (1989- present)

The longest running American television and animated series, Simpsons was at its best in its initial 90s phase. Set in the fictional town of Springfield, the show is a satirical and witty representation of the American working class.

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#9. Full House (1987- 1995)

The cult ABC series, Full House, projected the life of the great Tanner family. Dany Tanner, after his wife’s death, enlists his brother-in- law, and his best friend to help him raise his three daughters. Though the series was not a favorite among the critics, it created a massive fan following for itself.

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Great list but you missed 3rd Rock from the Sun and That '70s Show.

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