'90s TV Flashback

The 1990s was an era of great tween and teen television -- from Melissa Joan Hart as Clarissa to the 90210 clan. Blossom, Buffy, Friends? Check. But will today's teens be interested in a bunch of oddly dressed characters from three decades ago? If you want to test it out on your family, here are a few of our original favorites. Some of these hits have even gotten reboots, so for updated takes on these classic stories or characters, be sure to check out our TV Reboots list. Need more '90s in your life? We rounded up the Best '90s Movies for Kids for you as well! 

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Arthur TV Poster Image
A thoughtful cartoon for kids to grow up on.
Network: PBS
(2004)
(1996)
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Doug TV Poster Image
Low-key '90s cartoon has good lessons for grade-schoolers.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2011)
(1991)
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Legends of the Hidden Temple TV Poster Image
'90s game show offers family-friendly adventure.
Network: NICK GAS
(2004)
(1993)
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Rugrats TV Poster Image
Babies go adventuring in this Nick favorite.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2003)
(1991)
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Animaniacs TV Poster Image
Clever 'toon is bursting with fun for kids and adults.
Network: WB
(2007)
(1993)
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Bill Nye the Science Guy TV Poster Image
Fantastically fun classic is perfect formula for learning.
Network: PBS Kids
(2015)
(1998)
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Hey Arnold! TV Poster Image
Strong storytelling and characters mark worthwhile cartoon.
Network: Nickelodeon, Nicktoons
(2005)
(1996)
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KaBlam! TV Poster Image
'90s animated sketch show has quirky characters, cool style.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2015)
(1996)
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Clarissa Explains It All TV Poster Image
Fun '90s show deals thoughtfully with coming-of-age issues.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2011)
(1991)
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Kenan & Kel TV Poster Image
Mischievous adventures of two teens is all about the laughs.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2011)
(1996)
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Saved by the Bell TV Poster Image
Classic teen sitcom still entertains. Tweens OK.
Network: TBS
(2005)
(1989)
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Are You Afraid of the Dark? TV Poster Image
Spooky campfire stories are fun for resilient kids.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2011)
(1992)
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Boy Meets World TV Poster Image
A boy deals with friends and girls in classic tween sitcom.
Network: Disney Channel
(2005)
(1993)
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Beverly Hills, 90210 TV Poster Image
Classic '90s teen soap with famous a zip code.
Network: SOAPnet
(2006)
(1990)
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Blossom TV Poster Image
'90s sitcom still offers strong role model, great messages.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2014)
(1990)
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer TV Poster Image
Cult vampire series has witty bite and strong role model.
Network: FX
(2005)
(1997)
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The X-Files TV Poster Image
Brilliant sci-fi drama for brave teens and up.
Network: Syfy, TNT
(2005)
(1993)
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Freaks and Geeks TV Poster Image
Stellar teen dramedy explores angst, experimentation.
Network: Syndicated
(2011)
(1999)
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Friends TV Poster Image
Hilarious sitcom for adults and older teens.
Network: NBC, Syndicated
(2003)
(1994)
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In Living Color TV Poster Image
Razor-sharp '90s humor has too much bite for kids.
Network: BET, Syndicated
(2005)
(1990)
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My So-Called Life TV Poster Image
Mature teen angst at its best.
Network: TeenNick
(2005)
(1994)
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Seinfeld TV Poster Image
Yadda, yadda, yadda -- a classic for teens and up.
Network: NBC, Syndicated
(2005)
(1989)
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