Ah, the 90s – era of platform flip-flops, cell phones the size of bricks, and the time when some of the best TV shows were created. In times like this where the coronavirus pandemic is keeping us homebound, why not take a blast into the past with some nostalgic television that reminds us of better days.
Check out the list of 90s shows streaming now on some of your favorite platforms including Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, HBO, cable and satellite TV providers, and more.
#1. Sex and the City – HBO
The adventures of four single women living in New York City are wild, crazy, and sometimes heartbreaking. Through transitions with jobs, with relationships, and even other friendships, these best friends have each other’s backs through thick and thin, even when they can’t stand each other.
#2. Boy Meets World – Disney +
The show where we first met our beloved Mr. Feeny, a group of young kids navigate the ups and downs of middle school and then through the years as high schoolers and college students, finding love, heartbreak, and friendship along the way.
#3. Will & Grace – NBC
Though this show aired well into the early 2000s, technically it did begin in 1998. Centered around the lives of four quirky individuals, Will & Grace is about the hilarious and wild friendship between a straight-laced lawyer and an erratic interior designer who share an apartment in New York City.
#4. Law & Order – Amazon
With over 20 years of airtime, Law & Order once reigned supreme as the top crime television show. Following the lives of various law enforcement officials, New York City detectives and police officers work hard to solve the heinous crimes committed on a daily basis.
#5. Home Improvement – Amazon
Tim “The Toolman” Taylor is the host of Tool Time, a local home improvement show where he teaches audience members how to fix and take care of basic household components. Family is where he has more difficulty, however, and he struggles to manage his kids and the relationship with his wife is this funny sitcom.
#6. The X-Files – Hulu
Fox Mulder is a conspiracy theorist and Dana Scully could not be more opposed to a conspiracy. When the two government agents must join forces and work together, they both realize that the truth is out there, and some conspiracies are more than just myth.
#7. Buffy the Vampire Slayer – Hulu
Buffy is a cute, likeable teenager – who hunts and kills vampires and demons at night. When she starts at a new school, she becomes friends with a few other like-minded geeks and the school librarian, Giles, who serves as her guide and instructor within the paranormall realm.
#8. Friends – Amazon
Arguably the most popular sitcom of all time, this show follows the lives of six friends living in an apartment building in New York City. Through failed relationships, stressful job transitions, and so many other issues, they come to depend on each other and form a bond that can never be broken.
#9. The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air – Amazon
Will Smith stars in this hilarious sitcom. When his mother sends him away from his poor Pennsylvania neighborhood to live with an aunt and uncle in wealthy Los Angeles, Will accustoms to a new way of life where he often tricks and plays practical jokes on his stuck-up cousins.
#10. Everybody Loves Raymond – reruns found on cable TV like DISH Network
Raymond is his mother’s favorite child and a beloved husband – but, living next door to his mother, father, and brother makes for some pretty crazy situations for this Long Island sportswriter who can make a joke out of nearly anything.