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These are the best 1990s NBC shows ranked by user votes. The 1990s was a great time for NBC television programs. Some of the best 1990s NBC shows were dramas and other good 90s NBC series were  unforgettable comedies. Many of the greatest 1990s NBC TV shows are still popular to this day with syndicated reruns. A few of them are even considered the greatest TV shows of all time. Fans will also enjoy the best 90s after school shows and the best 90s CBS shows

What shows appear near the top of this best 1990s NBC shows list? Seinfeld is widely considered to be the best NBC sitcoms of the 90s, or any decade. This “show about nothing” found hilarity in the lives of four single friends living their day-to-day lives in New York City. Friends is another good show that aired on NBC in the 1990s.

When it comes to great NBC dramas from the 90s, it doesn't get much better than ER, which premiered in 1994. Other great series that are featured on this top 1990s NBC shows list include Mad About You, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and Law & Order.

Do you have a favorite 1990s NBC show? Give the best series a thumbs up!

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Frasier is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce Frasier is an American sitcom that was broadcast on NBC for eleven seasons, premiering on September 16, 1993, and concluding on May 13, 2004. The program was created and produced by David ...more

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Seinfeld is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards Seinfeld is an American television sitcom that originally ran for nine seasons on NBC from July 5, 1989, to May 14, 1998. It was created by Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld, the latter starring as ...more

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The Golden Girls is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan The Golden Girls is an American sitcom, created by Susan Harris, that originally aired on NBC from September 14, 1985, to May 9, 1992. Starring Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, and ...more

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Cheers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Ted Danson, Rhea Perlman, John Ratzenberger Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Cheers is an American sitcom that ran for eleven seasons between 1982 and 1993. The show was produced by Charles/Burrows/Charles Productions in association with Paramount Network Television for ...more

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The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Will Smith, James Avery, Alfonso Ribeiro The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is an American television sitcom that originally aired on NBC from September 10, 1990, to May 20, 1996. The show stars Will Smith as a fictionalized version of ...more

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Friends is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow Friends is an American television sitcom, created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman, which originally aired on NBC from September 22, 1994, to May 6, 2004. It lasted ten seasons and is now in ...more

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Quantum Leap is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Scott Bakula, Dean Stockwell, Deborah Pratt Quantum Leap is an American television series that originally aired on NBC for five seasons, from March 1989 through May 1993. Created by Donald P. Bellisario, it starred Scott Bakula as Dr. Sam ...more

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Law & Order is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Jerry Orbach, Jesse L. Martin, Dennis Farina Law & Order is an American police procedural and legal drama television series, created by Dick Wolf and part of the Law & Order franchise. It originally aired on NBC and, in ...more

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Will & Grace is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Megan Mullally Will & Grace is an American sitcom, based on the relationship between Will Truman and Grace Adler, and is set in New York City. It was broadcast on NBC from September 21, 1998 to May 18, ...more

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3rd Rock from the Sun is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
John Lithgow, Jane Curtin, Kristen Johnston 3rd Rock from the Sun is an American sitcom that aired from 1996 to 2001 on NBC. The show is about four extraterrestrials who are on an expedition to Earth, which they consider to be a very ...more

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Wings is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Tim Daly, Steven Weber, Crystal Bernard Wings is an American sitcom that ran on NBC from April 19, 1990, to May 21, 1997. Starring Tim Daly and Steven Weber as brothers Joe and Brian Hackett, the show is set at the fictional "Tom ...more

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Night Court is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Harry Anderson, John Larroquette, Richard Moll Night Court is an American television situation comedy that aired on NBC from January 4, 1984, to May 31, 1992. The setting was the night shift of a Manhattan court, presided over by the young, ...more

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The Cosby Show is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Keshia Knight Pulliam The Cosby Show is an American television sitcom starring Bill Cosby, which aired for eight seasons on NBC from September 20, 1984 until April 30, 1992. The show focuses on the Huxtable family, ...more

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ER is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Anthony Edwards, George Clooney, Julianna Margulies ER is an American medical drama television series created by novelist Michael Crichton that aired on NBC from September 19, 1994, to April 2, 2009. It was produced by Constant c Productions and ...more

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Mad About You is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Paul Reiser, Helen Hunt, John Pankow Mad About You is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from September 23, 1992, to May 24, 1999. The show starred Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt as a newly married couple in New York City.

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The X-Files is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Sachin Bhatnagar added David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi The X-Files is an American science fiction horror drama television series created by Chris Carter. The program originally aired from September 10, 1993 to May 19, 2002 on Fox, spanning nine ...more

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Matlock is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Andy Griffith, Linda Purl, Kene Holiday Matlock is an American television legal drama, starring Andy Griffith in the title role of criminal-defense attorney Ben Matlock. The show, produced by The Fred Silverman Company, Dean Hargrove ...more

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NewsRadio is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Dave Foley, Stephen Root, Andy Dick NewsRadio is an American television situation comedy that aired on NBC from 1995 to 1999, focusing on the work lives of the staff of an AM news station. The series was created by executive ...more

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Just Shoot Me! is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Laura San Giacomo, Enrico Colantoni, George Segal Just Shoot Me! is an American television sitcom that aired for seven seasons on NBC from March 4, 1997, to August 16, 2003, with 148 episodes produced. The show was created by Steven Levitan, ...more

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The Wonder Years is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Sachin Bhatnagar added Fred Savage, Dan Lauria, Daniel Stern The Wonder Years is an American television comedy-drama created by Neal Marlens and Carol Black. It ran on ABC from 1988 through 1993. The pilot aired on January 31, 1988, following ABC's ...more

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Freaks and Geeks is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco Freaks and Geeks is an American teen comedy-drama television series, created by Paul Feig with Judd Apatow as executive producer, that aired on NBC during the 1999–2000 television season. ...more

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Saved by the Bell: The College... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Tiffani Thiessen, Dustin Diamond Saved by the Bell: The College Years is a sequel to the Saved by the Bell series which ran from May 22, 1993 to February 8, 1994, lasting one season. It was the third incarnation of the ...more

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Blossom is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Mayim Bialik, Jenna von Oÿ, Joey Lawrence Blossom is an American sitcom broadcast on NBC from July 5, 1990 to May 22, 1995. Don Reo created the series which starred Mayim Bialik as Blossom Russo, a teenager living with her father and ...more

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Empty Nest is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Richard Mulligan, Dinah Manoff, David Leisure Empty Nest is an American sitcom that originally aired on NBC from 1988 to 1995. The series was created as a spin-off of The Golden Girls by creator and producer Susan Harris. For its first ...more

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A Different World is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Lisa Bonet, Kadeem Hardison, Jasmine Guy A Different World is an American television sitcom which aired for six seasons on NBC. It is a spin-off series from The Cosby Show and originally centered on Denise Huxtable and the life of ...more

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Doogie Howser, M.D. is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Sachin Bhatnagar added Neil Patrick Harris, Max Casella, Belinda Montgomery Doogie Howser, M.D. is an American comedy-drama television series that ran for four seasons on ABC from September 19, 1989 to July 28, 1993, totaling 97 episodes. Created by Steven Bochco and ...more

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L.A. Law is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Corbin Bernsen, Jill Eikenberry, Alan Rachins L.A. Law is an American television legal drama series that ran for eight seasons on NBC from September 15, 1986 to May 19, 1994. Created by Steven Bochco and Terry Louise Fisher, it contained ...more

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Caroline in the City is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Lea Thompson, Malcolm Gets, Amy Pietz Caroline in the City is an American situation comedy that ran on the NBC television network. It stars Lea Thompson as cartoonist Caroline Duffy, who lives in Manhattan in New York City. The ...more

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Homicide: Life on the Street is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Richard Belzer, Clark Johnson, Yaphet Kotto Homicide: Life on the Street is an American police procedural television series chronicling the work of a fictional version of the Baltimore Police Department's Homicide Unit. It ran for seven ...more

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The West Wing is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Martin Sheen, Rob Lowe, Allison Janney The West Wing is an American serial political drama television series created by Aaron Sorkin that was originally broadcast on NBC from September 22, 1999, to May 14, 2006. The series is set ...more

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The Pretender is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Michael T. Weiss, Andrea Parker, Patrick Bauchau The Pretender is an American television series that aired on NBC from 1996 to 2000. The series starred Michael T. Weiss as Jarod, a genius and former child prodigy with the ability to become ...more

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seaQuest DSV is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Jonathan Brandis, Don Franklin, Ted Raimi SeaQuest DSV is an American science fiction television series created by Rockne S. O'Bannon. It originally aired on NBC between 1993 and 1996. In its final season, it was renamed seaQuest 2032. ...more

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Earth 2 is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Debrah Farentino, Clancy Brown, Sullivan Walker Earth 2 is an American science fiction television series which aired on NBC from November 6, 1994 to June 4, 1995. The show was canceled after one season of 22 episodes. It follows the journey ...more

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Sisters is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Swoosie Kurtz, Patricia Kalember, Sela Ward Sisters is a television drama which aired on NBC for six seasons, from 1991 to 1996. The series was created by Ron Cowen and Daniel Lipman, who were also the executive producers and showrunners. ...more

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The Jeff Foxworthy Show is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Jeff Foxworthy, Haley Joel Osment, Ann Cusack The Jeff Foxworthy Show is the name of two short-lived television series starring comedian Jeff Foxworthy and based on Foxworthy's stand-up comedy routine. The show aired from September 12, 1995 ...more

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California Dreams is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Kelly Packard, Michael Cade, Jay Anthony Franke California Dreams is an American teen-oriented sitcom that aired from 1992 to 1996 on Saturday mornings during NBC's Teen NBC programming block. It was created by writers Brett Dewey and Ronald ...more

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The John Larroquette Show is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
John Larroquette, Liz Torres, Daryl Mitchell The John Larroquette Show is an American television sitcom that ran on NBC from September 2, 1993 until October 30, 1996. Created by Don Reo, the show was a vehicle for John Larroquette ...more

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The Single Guy is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Ming-Na Wen, Ernest Borgnine, Olivia d'Abo The Single Guy is an American television sitcom that ran for two seasons on NBC, from September 1995 to April 1997. It stars Jonathan Silverman as struggling New York City writer Jonathan Eliot, ...more

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Ferris Bueller is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Jennifer Aniston, Carla Gugino, Richard Riehle Ferris Bueller is an American sitcom based on the 1986 John Hughes film Ferris Bueller's Day Off. The show stars Charlie Schlatter in the title role. The series debuted on August 23, 1990 on NBC ...more

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Veronica's Closet is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Kirstie Alley, Kathy Najimy, Dan Cortese Veronica’s Closet is an American sitcom which aired on NBC from September 25, 1997, to June 27, 2000. The show stars Kirstie Alley as Veronica “Ronnie” Chase, the head of her own lingerie ...more

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Profiler is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Ally Walker, Julian McMahon, A Martinez Profiler is an American crime drama that aired on NBC from 1996 to 2000. The series follows the exploits of a criminal profiler working with the FBI's fictional Violent Crimes Task Force based ...more

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In the House is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
LL Cool J, Maia Campbell, Alfonso Ribeiro In the House is an American sitcom that premiered on April 10, 1995 on NBC. The series moved to UPN after its second season, where it remained for an additional three seasons until it was ...more

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Suddenly Susan is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Joan Rivers, Brooke Shields, Ali Larter Suddenly Susan is an American television sitcom that aired on NBC from September 19, 1996 until December 26, 2000. The series was created by Clyde Phillips and stars Brooke Shields in her first ...more

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Men Behaving Badly is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Rob Schneider, Dina Spybey-Waters, Ron Eldard Men Behaving Badly is a British sitcom that was created and written by Simon Nye. It follows the lives of Gary Strang and his flatmates, Dermot Povey and Tony Smart. It was first broadcast on ...more

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The Cosby Mysteries is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Bill Cosby, Mos Def, Rita Moreno The Cosby Mysteries is an American television mystery series that starred Bill Cosby. It is the first television series to star Cosby since The Cosby Show and lasted only one season. ...more

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City Guys is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Dion Basco, Wesley Jonathan, Marcella Lowery City Guys is an American sitcom that aired for five seasons on NBC from September 6, 1997 to December 15, 2001. The series aired as part of the network's Saturday morning block, TNBC.

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Boston Common is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Anthony Clark, Hedy Burress, Traylor Howard Boston Common is an American television sitcom that ran on NBC from 1996 to 1997 and set in Boston. It starred Anthony Clark and was one of the 10 highest rated shows in its first season as it ...more

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Dark Skies is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Jeri Ryan, J. T. Walsh, Eric Close Dark Skies is an American UFO conspiracy theory-based sci-fi television series that aired from the 1996 to 1997 season for 18 episodes, plus a two-hour pilot episode. The success of The X-Files ...more

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Street Hawk is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Sachin Bhatnagar added Rex Smith, Richard Venture, Joe Regalbuto Street Hawk is an American television series that aired for 13 episodes on ABC in 1985. The series is a Limekiln and Templar Production in association with Universal Television. Its central ...more

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I'll Fly Away is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best 1990s NBC Shows
Sam Waterston, Regina Taylor, Jeremy London I'll Fly Away is an American drama television series set during the late 1950s and early 1960s, in an unspecified Southern U.S. state. It aired on NBC from 1991 to 1993 and starred Regina Taylor ...more