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List Rules Upvote your favorite ABC TV Series that aired on TV in the '90s

Go back to the days of acid wash jeans with this list of '90s ABC shows, ranked from best to worst by nostalgic TV viewers. 1990s ABC shows included dramas, sitcoms, and even a game show phenomenon. This '90s ABC shows list features a wide range of series, from the squeaky clean family hijinks of Home Improvement to the surreal mystery of Twin Peaks.

Twin Peaks was a truly strange riff a whodunit and arguably the weirdest ABC series of the 1990s. This David Lynch masterpiece was a groundbreaking drama during its two seasons, but the network also boasted more straightforward dramas in The Commish, NYPD Blue, and The Practice, all of which are accounted for here.

Any ranking of the best '90s ABC shows has to also consider comedies. Home Improvement, starring Tim Allen, ran from 1991 to 1999 and was a huge hit for ABC. Family Matters and Roseanne were also two of the most popular '90s ABC sitcoms, as was Spin City.

Which 1990s ABC show do you think is the best? The vote order depends on your votes, so vote up your favorites and downvote the shows that don't hold up. Feel free to add any series we may have missed, and if you're an avid viewer who's seen them all, rerank to create your own list of the best '90s ABC TV shows.
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Home Improvement is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Shows
Home Improvement Tim Allen, Patricia Richardson, Earl Hindman

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52 13
Full House is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Shows
Full House Bob Saget, John Stamos, Dave Coulier

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46 14
The Wonder Years is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Shows
The Wonder Years Fred Savage, Dan Lauria, Daniel Stern

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41 14
Boy Meets World is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Shows
Boy Meets World Ben Savage, Rider Strong, William Daniels

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37 11
Roseanne is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Shows
Roseanne Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf

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38 12
The Drew Carey Show is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Shows
The Drew Carey Show Drew Carey, Diedrich Bader, Ryan Stiles

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40 14
Family Matters is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Shows
Family Matters Reginald VelJohnson, Jaleel White, Kellie Shanygne Williams

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40 15
Dinosaurs is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Shows
Dinosaurs Stuart Pankin, Jessica Walter, Jason Willinger

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31 8
America's Funniest Home Videos is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Shows
America's Funniest Home Videos Tom Bergeron^! Jess Harnell^! Bob Saget

10
32 11
Sister, Sister is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Shows
Sister, Sister Tia Mowry-Hardrict, Tamera Mowry-Housley, Jackée Harry

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33 12
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Shows
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch Melissa Joan Hart, Caroline Rhea, Beth Broderick

12
34 13
Step by Step is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Shows
Step by Step Patrick Duffy, Suzanne Somers, Brandon Call

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26 9
Who's the Boss? is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Shows
Who's the Boss? Tony Danza, Judith Light, Alyssa Milano

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25 16
Doogie Howser, M.D. is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Shows
Doogie Howser, M.D. Neil Patrick Harris, Max Casella, Belinda Montgomery

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21 12
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Shows
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire Meredith Vieira, Terry Crews, Cedric the Entertainer

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22 15
Perfect Strangers is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Shows
Perfect Strangers Bronson Pinchot, Mark Linn-Baker, Melanie Wilson

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19 14
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Shows
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper Mark Curry, Holly Robinson Peete, Sandra Quarterman

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22 18
NYPD Blue is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Shows
NYPD Blue Dennis Franz, Gordon Clapp, James McDaniel - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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15 13
The Jeff Foxworthy Show is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Shows
The Jeff Foxworthy Show Jeff Foxworthy^! Haley Joel Osment^! Ann Cusack

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16 15
Dharma & Greg is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Shows
Dharma & Greg Jenna Elfman, Thomas Gibson, Joel Murray

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Spin City is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Shows
Spin City Michael J. Fox, Charlie Sheen, Heather Locklear

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15 16
Matlock is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Shows
Matlock Andy Griffith, Linda Purl, Kene Holiday

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17 19
Lois & Clark: The New Adventur... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Shows
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman Dean Cain, Teri Hatcher, Lane Smith

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17 24
Twin Peaks is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Shows
Twin Peaks Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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11 17
Ellen is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Shows
Ellen Ellen DeGeneres, David Anthony Higgins, Joely Fisher

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12 19
Grace Under Fire is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Shows
Grace Under Fire Brett Butler, Cole Sprouse, Dylan Sprouse

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14 22
My So-Called Life is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Shows
My So-Called Life Bess Armstrong, Wilson Cruz, Claire Danes

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9 16
The Commish is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Shows
The Commish Michael Chiklis, Theresa Saldana, Kaj-Erik Eriksen

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10 18
The Young Indiana Jones Chroni... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Shows
The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles Sean Patrick Flanery, George Hall, Corey Carrier

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12 22
The Critic is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Shows
The Critic Jon Lovitz, Nancy Cartwright, Christine Cavanaugh

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9 18
The Young Riders is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Shows
The Young Riders Stephen Baldwin, Josh Brolin, Ty Miller

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8 17
The Practice is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Shows
The Practice Dylan McDermott, Kelli Williams, Lara Flynn Boyle

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7 17
Life Goes On is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Shows
Life Goes On Bill Smitrovich, Patti LuPone, Chris Burke

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7 20
The Dana Carvey Show is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Shows
The Dana Carvey Show Dana Carvey, Steve Carell, Stephen Colbert

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6 23
Politically Incorrect is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best 1990s ABC Shows
Politically Incorrect Bill Maher, Al Franken, Arianna Huffington