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Top 10 Television shows of the 90's that everyone should see

The best TV shows from the '90s still have massive followings today, and their influence is felt across all of television.
Would there have been A How I Met Your Mother without Friends? I don't think so. TV in the '90s wasn't all great, but when it was good, it was unlike anything the media had seen before. From sitcoms to kids' shows and dramas about things that went bump in the night. More than that, I think they are shows everyone should see. The age of too much TV is upon us, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't take time to appreciate the show's that made this bounty of quality programming possible.

1

Friends

Nov 25, 2016
Friends

Not many TV shows can say they defined a generation, but the story of six aimless New Yorkers growing into adulthood hit a sweet spot with viewers of a certain age. Friends' legacy endures today — just look at the reaction fans had when the show hit Netflix.

2

Seinfeld

Nov 25, 2016
Seinfeld

Festivus, sponge-worthy, the soup nazi — if none of these things sound familiar, then either you're new or you've somehow never experienced the sarcastic, hilarious humor of Seinfeld.

3

Frasier

Nov 25, 2016
Frasier

No spin-off has the right to be as witty and sardonic as Frasier was. Somewhere between slapstick and highbrow humor, Frasier almost surpassed Cheers in terms of laughs.

4

Full House

Nov 25, 2016
Full House

Simplistic, slightly cheesy, but oh so watchable, Full House was everything I (and a whole lot of other people) needed a sitcom to be.

5

ER

Nov 25, 2016
ER

Is anyone going to argue with me if I call ER the greatest hospital drama of all time? The show did a lot more than launch the career of George Clooney — it mixed the high stakes world of emergency room doctors and nurses with personal stories in a way that ensured it would be beloved forever.

6

The X-Files

Nov 25, 2016
The X-Files

The mythology of The X-Files led to more complex sci-fi/fantasy shows, but The X-Files' true legacy is the undying loyalty in the partnership between Mulder and Scully.

7

The adventures of Pete and Pete

Nov 25, 2016
The adventures of Pete and Pete

If you loved Pete and Pete as a kid, then you owe it to yourself to revisit it as an adult. Not only has the show aged remarkably well, it's also even more entertaining when you get all the jokes.

8

Quantum leap

Nov 25, 2016
Quantum leap

Sam moved through time by "leaping" into other people's bodies to correct past mistakes. In the process, he experienced points of view that he never would have been able to experience otherwise, as his jumps did not discriminate based on gender, age, or race.

9

The fresh prince of Bel-Air

Nov 25, 2016
The fresh prince of Bel-Air

The theme song isn't the only thing iconic about The Fresh Prince: the show launched the career of Will Smith, made "The Carlton" a pop culture phenomenon, and continues to be entertaining to this day.

10

Buffy the vampire slayer

Nov 25, 2016
Buffy the vampire slayer

Buffy fought the darkest evils and went to school on a Hellmouth. She saved the world a lot, and she made TV a safer place for complex, heroic women.