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Although black sitcoms have been on television since the earliest days of network syndication, the genre really boomed in the 1990s. The '90s showcased some incredibly funny black sitcoms on a variety of networks. This list contains funny '90s black sitcoms, and heartwarming 1990s African American sitcoms that the whole family can enjoy.

What are the best '90s black sitcoms? Of course, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air made the cut! The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air was created by Andy and Susan Borowitz, and starred comedian/rapper Will Smith. It aired on NBC from 1990 – 1996.

Other great '90s black sitcom shows like Living Single and Family Matters also appear on this list.  Sister, Sister was a favorite 1990s black sitcom that aired on ABC from 1994 – 1995, and on the WB from 1995 - 1999. This funny black sitcom starred real-life twin sisters Tia and Tamera Mowry.

Where do your favorite 1990s funny black sitcoms fall on this list? Be sure to vote them to the top and share your thoughts in the comments section.
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The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best '90s Black Sitcoms
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Will Smith, James Avery, Alfonso Ribeiro

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Martin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best '90s Black Sitcoms
Martin Martin Lawrence, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Thomas Mikal Ford

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A Different World is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best '90s Black Sitcoms
A Different World Lisa Bonet, Kadeem Hardison, Jasmine Guy

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Family Matters is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best '90s Black Sitcoms
Family Matters Reginald VelJohnson, Jaleel White, Kellie Shanygne Williams

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+ - 123 26
Sister, Sister is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best '90s Black Sitcoms
Sister, Sister Tia Mowry, Tamera Mowry, Marques Houston

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Living Single is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best '90s Black Sitcoms
Living Single Queen Latifah, Kim Coles, Erika Alexander

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Moesha is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best '90s Black Sitcoms
Moesha Brandy Norwood, William Allen Young, Marcus T. Paulk

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The Wayans Bros. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best '90s Black Sitcoms
The Wayans Bros. Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, John Witherspoon

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Smart Guy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best '90s Black Sitcoms
Smart Guy Tahj Mowry, Essence Atkins, Jason Weaver

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Cosby is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best '90s Black Sitcoms
Cosby Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Doug E. Doug

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The Jamie Foxx Show is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best '90s Black Sitcoms
The Jamie Foxx Show Jamie Foxx, Garrett Morris, Garcelle Beauvais

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The Steve Harvey Show is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best '90s Black Sitcoms
The Steve Harvey Show Steve Harvey^! Cedric the Entertainer^! Merlin Santana

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Kenan & Kel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best '90s Black Sitcoms
Kenan & Kel Kenan Thompson, Kel Mitchell, Vanessa Baden

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Hangin' with Mr. Cooper is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best '90s Black Sitcoms
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper Mark Curry, Holly Robinson Peete, Sandra Quarterman

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+ - 52 28
Roc is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best '90s Black Sitcoms
Roc Charles S. Dutton, Ella Joyce, Rocky Carroll

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In the House is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best '90s Black Sitcoms
In the House LL Cool J^! Maia Campbell^! Alfonso Ribeiro

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The Parent 'Hood is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best '90s Black Sitcoms
The Parent 'Hood Robert Townsend^! Suzzanne Douglas^! Reagan Gomez-Preston

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The Hughleys is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best '90s Black Sitcoms
The Hughleys D. L. Hughley, Elise Neal, Eric Allan Kramer

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Malcolm & Eddie is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best '90s Black Sitcoms
Malcolm & Eddie Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Eddie Griffin, Karen Malina White

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The Sinbad Show is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best '90s Black Sitcoms
The Sinbad Show Sinbad, T.K. Carter, Erin Davis

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Hey Monie! is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best '90s Black Sitcoms
Hey Monie! Maria Bamford, Brendon Small, Angela Shelton

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Between Brothers is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best '90s Black Sitcoms
Between Brothers Tisha Campbell-Martin, Tommy Davidson, Kadeem Hardison

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City Guys is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best '90s Black Sitcoms
City Guys Dion Basco, Wesley Jonathan, Marcella Lowery

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+ - 14 36
Good News is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best '90s Black Sitcoms
Good News Billy Preston, David Ramsey, Guy Torry