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The Best 1990s ABC Comedy Shows

Updated December 30, 2018 1.1k votes 141 voters 4.2k views25 items

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Family friendly TV doesn't get any better than the best 1990s ABC comedy shows, ranked from best to worst by user votes. While there were plenty of different '90s ABC comedies, but many were ensemble sitcoms about families, and a whole lot of the best 1990s ABC comedy series remain popular today. In fact, Full House is so beloved that it's being revived. That's just one example of the gems you'll find on this list of '90s ABC comedy shows.

Which sitcoms will you find on our top 1990s ABC comedies list? Of course Family Matters made this list. Steve Urkel will go down in history as one of the most iconic '90s sitcom characters. Full House and Doogie Howser, M.D. also appear on this great 1990s ABC comedy show list.

Tim Allen's sitcom Home Improvement was a hit for ABC in the '90s, as was the Craig T. Nelson vehicle Coach. Other top 1990s ABC comedies include Dinosaurs, Hangin' with Mr. Cooper, and comedy-dramas like The Commish and The Wonder Years.

Do you have a favorite 1990s ABC comedy? Show your love by voting up the best. Downvote the worst and don't forget to add any good TV shows we may have missed.
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    Sister, Sister is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Comedy Shows
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    Sister, Sister

    Tia Mowry-Hardrict, Tamera Mowry-Housley

    Premiered1994

    Sister, Sister is an American television sitcom starring identical twins Tia and Tamera Mowry.... more on Wikipedia

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    Grace Under Fire is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Comedy Shows
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    Grace Under Fire

    Brett Butler, Cole Sprouse

    Premiered1993

    Grace Under Fire is an American sitcom that aired on ABC from September 29, 1993 to February... more on Wikipedia
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    Full House is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Comedy Shows
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    Full House

    Bob Saget, John Stamos

    Premiered1987

    Full House is an American sitcom created by Jeff Franklin for ABC. The show chronicles a... more on Wikipedia

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    Home Improvement is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Comedy Shows
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    Home Improvement

    Tim Allen, Patricia Richardson

    Premiered1991

    Home Improvement is an American television sitcom starring Tim Allen, that aired from... more on Wikipedia
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    The Drew Carey Show is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Comedy Shows
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    The Drew Carey Show

    Drew Carey, Diedrich Bader

    Premiered1995

    The Drew Carey Show is an American sitcom that aired on ABC from 1995 to 2004. The show was... more on Wikipedia
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    Family Matters is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Comedy Shows
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    Family Matters

    Reginald VelJohnson, Jaleel White

    Premiered1989

    Family Matters is an American sitcom which originated on ABC network from September 22, 1989... more on Wikipedia

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    Step by Step is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Comedy Shows
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    Step by Step

    Patrick Duffy, Suzanne Somers

    Premiered1991

    Step by Step is an American television sitcom that aired for seven seasons, originally running... more on Wikipedia

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    Boy Meets World is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Comedy Shows
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    Boy Meets World

    Ben Savage, Rider Strong

    Premiered1993

    Boy Meets World (ABC, 1993) is an American television sitcom created by Michael Jacobs and... more on Wikipedia

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    The Wonder Years is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Comedy Shows
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    The Wonder Years

    Fred Savage, Dan Lauria

    Premiered1988

    The Wonder Years is an American television comedy-drama created by Neal Marlens and Carol... more on Wikipedia
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    Sabrina, the Teenage Witch is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Comedy Shows
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    Sabrina, the Teenage Witch

    Melissa Joan Hart, Caroline Rhea

    Premiered1996

    Sabrina, the Teenage Witch is an American sitcom based on the Archie comic book series of the... more on Wikipedia

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    Perfect Strangers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Comedy Shows
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    Perfect Strangers

    Bronson Pinchot, Mark Linn-Baker

    Premiered1986

    Perfect Strangers is an American sitcom that ran for eight seasons from March 25, 1986, to... more on Wikipedia
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    Dinosaurs is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Comedy Shows
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    Dinosaurs

    Stuart Pankin, Jessica Walter

    Premiered1991

    Dinosaurs is an American family sitcom that was originally broadcast on ABC from April 26,... more on Wikipedia

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    Dharma & Greg is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Comedy Shows
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    Dharma & Greg

    Jenna Elfman, Thomas Gibson

    Premiered1997

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    Coach is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Comedy Shows
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    Coach

    Craig T. Nelson, Jerry Van Dyke

    Premiered1989

    Coach is an American television sitcom that aired for nine seasons on ABC from 1989 to 1997.... more on Wikipedia

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    Spin City is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Comedy Shows
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    Spin City

    Michael J. Fox, Charlie Sheen

    Premiered1996

    Spin City is an American television sitcom that aired from September 17, 1996, until April 30,... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button

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    Hangin' with Mr. Cooper is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Comedy Shows
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    Hangin' with Mr. Cooper

    Mark Curry, Holly Robinson Peete

    Premiered1992

    Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (ABC, 1992) is an American sitcom created by Jeff Franklin. After a... more on Wikipedia
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    The Jeff Foxworthy Show is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Comedy Shows
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    The Jeff Foxworthy Show

    Jeff Foxworthy, Haley Joel Osment

    Premiered1995

    The Jeff Foxworthy Show is the name of two short-lived television series starring comedian... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    Doogie Howser, M.D. is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Comedy Shows
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    Doogie Howser, M.D.

    Neil Patrick Harris, Max Casella

    Premiered1989

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    Clueless is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Comedy Shows
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    Clueless

    Alicia Silverstone, Stacey Dash

    Premiered1996

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    Ellen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Comedy Shows
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    Ellen

    Ellen DeGeneres, David Anthony Higgins

    Premiered1994

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    Cupid is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Comedy Shows
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    Cupid

    Jeremy Piven, Paula Marshall

    Premiered1998

    Cupid is a 1998–1999 American comedy-drama series created by Rob Thomas, which featured Paula... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    The Critic is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Comedy Shows
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    The Critic

    Jon Lovitz, Nancy Cartwright

    Premiered1994

    The Critic is an American prime time animated series revolving around the life of New York... more on Wikipedia

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    The Hughleys is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Comedy Shows
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    The Hughleys

    D. L. Hughley, Elise Neal

    Premiered1998

    The Hughleys is an American sitcom that aired on ABC from September 22, 1998 to April 28, 2000... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button

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    The Commish is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Comedy Shows
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    The Commish

    Michael Chiklis, Theresa Saldana

    Premiered1991

    The Commish is an American comedy-drama television series that aired on ABC in the United... more on Wikipedia
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    Arresting Behavior is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Comedy Shows
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    Arresting Behavior

    Eric Balfour, Ron Eldard

    Premiered1992

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