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List Rules Vote up the best shows that aired in the '90s for an audience of teenagers and young adults.

The '90s are one of the greatest decades in TV history. There was top-tier programming in just about every TV subgenre. These are the best 90s teen shows, ranked from best to worst angsty teens everywhere. Some top 90s teen series follow the ups and downs of dating in high school, while others are about young adults that are forced to save the world from supernatural forces. 

What series will you find on this best 1990s teen shows list? My So Called Life was a great young adult series that defined the grunge era. AIDS, teen pregnancy, and suicide are just a few of the heavy topics that Angela Chase (Claire Danes) and her friends dealt with throughout the course of the short-lived series. Beverly Hills, 90210 is another great teen show that aired in the 1990s. 

'90s teen viewers synchronized their Swatches so that they never missed an episode of Parker Lewis Can't Lose. Other good young adult programs that are featured on this top '90s teen shows list include Dawson's Creek, Felicity, and Moesha.

What is the best 90s Teen Show? Vote up your favorites!

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The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air 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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Saved by the Bell is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
Saved by the Bell Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Mario Lopez, Dustin Diamond Saved by the Bell is an American television sitcom that aired on NBC from 1989 to 1993. A retool of the Disney Channel series Good Morning, Miss Bliss, the show follows a group of friends and ...more

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Boy Meets World is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
Boy Meets World Ben Savage, Rider Strong, William Daniels Boy Meets World is an American television sitcom that chronicles the coming of age events and everyday life-lessons of Cornelius "Cory" Matthews. The show follows Cory and his friends ...more

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Sabrina, the Teenage Witch is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch Melissa Joan Hart, Caroline Rhea, Beth Broderick Sabrina, the Teenage Witch is an American sitcom based on the Archie comic book series of the same name. The show premiered on September 27, 1996, on ABC to over 17 million viewers in its ...more

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That '70s Show is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
That '70s Show Topher Grace, Laura Prepon, Mila Kunis That '70s Show is an American television period sitcom that originally aired on Fox from August 23, 1998, to May 18, 2006. The series focused on the lives of a group of teenage friends living in ...more

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Sarah Michelle Gellar, Nicholas Brendon, Alyson Hannigan Buffy the Vampire Slayer is an American television series which aired from March 10, 1997 until May 20, 2003. The series was created in 1997 by writer-director Joss Whedon under his production ...more

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Beverly Hills, 90210 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
Beverly Hills, 90210 Jason Priestley, Shannen Doherty, Luke Perry Beverly Hills, 90210 is an American drama series that originally aired from October 4, 1990 to May 17, 2000 on Fox and was produced by Spelling Television in the United States, and subsequently ...more

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Dawson's Creek is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
Dawson's Creek James Van Der Beek, Katie Holmes, Michelle Williams Dawson's Creek is an American teen drama television series about the fictional lives of a close-knit group of friends beginning in high school and continuing in college. The series stars James ...more

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The Wonder Years is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
The Wonder Years 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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Clarissa Explains It All is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
Clarissa Explains It All Melissa Joan Hart, Jason Zimbler, Elizabeth Hess Clarissa Explains It All is an American teen sitcom that aired on Nickelodeon. Created by Mitchell Kriegman, it aired for five seasons and a total of 65 episodes from March 23, 1991, to December ...more

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Sister, Sister is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
Sister, Sister Tia Mowry-Hardrict, Tamera Mowry-Housley, Jackée Harry Sister, Sister is an American television sitcom starring identical twins Tia and Tamera Mowry. It aired from 1994 to 1999. The premise of the show was that the girls were separated and adopted ...more

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My So-Called Life is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
My So-Called Life Bess Armstrong, Wilson Cruz, Claire Danes My So-Called Life is an American teen drama television series created by Winnie Holzman and produced by Edward Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz. It originally aired on ABC from August 25, 1994, to ...more

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Daria is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
Daria Tracy Grandstaff, Wendy Hoopes, Julian Rebolledo Daria is an American animated television series created by Glenn Eichler and Susie Lewis Lynn for MTV. The series focuses on Daria Morgendorffer, a smart, acerbic, and somewhat misanthropic ...more

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Clueless is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
Clueless Alicia Silverstone, Stacey Dash, Brittany Murphy Clueless is a television series spun off from the 1995 teen film of the same name. The series originally premiered on ABC on September 20, 1996 as a part of the TGIF lineup during its first ...more

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7th Heaven is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
7th Heaven Stephen Collins, Catherine Hicks, Jessica Biel 7th Heaven is an American family drama television series, created and produced by Brenda Hampton. The series premiered on August 26, 1996, on The WB, the first time that the network aired Monday ...more

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Kenan & Kel is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
Kenan & Kel Kenan Thompson, Kel Mitchell, Vanessa Baden Kenan & Kel is an American teen comedy sitcom created by Kim Bass for Nickelodeon. It starred then-All That cast members and Saturday Night Live alumni Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell. ...more

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Freaks and Geeks is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
Freaks and Geeks 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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Blossom is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
Blossom 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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Doogie Howser, M.D. is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
Doogie Howser, M.D. 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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Party of Five is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
Party of Five Matthew Fox, Scott Wolf, Neve Campbell Party of Five is an American teen drama television series that aired on Fox for six seasons, from September 12, 1994, until May 3, 2000. Critically acclaimed, the show suffered from low ratings ...more

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The Secret World of Alex Mack is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
The Secret World of Alex Mack Larisa Oleynik, Darris Love, Michael Blakley The Secret World of Alex Mack is an American television series that ran on Nickelodeon from October 8, 1994 to January 15, 1998, replacing Clarissa Explains It All on the SNICK line-up. It also ...more

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A Different World is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
A Different World 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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Roswell is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
Kimx added Roswell Shiri Appleby, Jason Behr, Katherine Heigl Roswell is an American science fiction television series developed, produced, and co-written by Jason Katims. The series debuted on October 6, 1999 on The WB and moved to UPN for the third ...more

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Hey Dude is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
Hey Dude Christine Taylor, David Lascher, David Brisbin Hey Dude is an American Western comedy series that aired from 1989 to 1991. The show was broadcast on the Nickelodeon network, and aired reruns on Nickelodeon until early 1999, and on TeenNick ...more

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Salute Your Shorts is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
Salute Your Shorts Hugh Dillon, David Paetkau, Amy Jo Johnson Salute Your Shorts is an American comedy television series that aired on Nickelodeon from 1991 to 1992 and in reruns until early 1999. It was based on the 1986 book, Salute Your Shorts: Life at ...more

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Lois & Clark: The New Adventur... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
1477319388719 added Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman Dean Cain, Teri Hatcher, Lane Smith Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman is a live-action American television series based on the characters in Superman and Action comics. Lois & Clark starred Dean Cain as ...more

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Felicity is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
Felicity Keri Russell, Scott Speedman, Scott Foley Felicity is an American prime time television drama series that was created by J. J. Abrams and Matt Reeves and produced by Touchstone Television and Imagine Television for The WB Television ...more

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Weird Science is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
Weird Science Vanessa Angel, Lee Tergesen, John Mallory Asher Weird Science is a mid-1990s American comedy series made for television, based on the 1985 film of the same name.

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Sweet Valley High is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
Sweet Valley High Brittany Daniel, Cynthia Daniel, Jason David Frank Sweet Valley High is an American Live-action comedy-drama series very loosely based on Francine Pascal's book series of the same name. The series ran from September 5, 1994 to October 14, 1997, ...more

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Moesha is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
Moesha Brandy Norwood, William Allen Young, Marcus T. Paulk Moesha is an American sitcom series that aired on the UPN network from January 23, 1996, to May 14, 2001. The series stars R&B singer Brandy Norwood as Moesha Denise Mitchell, a high school ...more

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California Dreams is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
California Dreams 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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Hang Time is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
Hang Time Dick Butkus, Anthony Anderson, Jay Hernandez Hang Time is an American teen sitcom that aired on NBC from September 9, 1995 to December 16, 2000 as part of the network's Saturday morning program block for teenagers, TNBC. Created by Troy ...more

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Parker Lewis Can't Lose is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
Parker Lewis Can't Lose Corin Nemec, Billy Jayne, Troy W. Slaten Parker Lewis Can't Lose is an American teen sitcom that originally aired on FOX from September 1990 to June 1993. During the last season, the series sported the simpler title Parker Lewis. The ...more

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The Journey of Allen Strange is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
The Journey of Allen Strange rjay Smith, Erin J. Dean, Shane Sweet The Journey of Allen Strange is an American television series that aired on Nickelodeon's SNICK block of programming for three seasons from 1997 to 2000.