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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.

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The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 1990s Teen 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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400 136
Saved by the Bell is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
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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397 139
Boy Meets World is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
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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340 156
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
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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339 156
That '70s Show is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
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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320 163
Buffy the Vampire Slayer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
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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267 162
Beverly Hills, 90210 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
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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255 165
Dawson's Creek is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
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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253 156
The Wonder Years is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
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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220 143
Sister, Sister is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
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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214 145
Clarissa Explains It All is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
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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216 172
My So-Called Life is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
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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232 173
Daria is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
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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186 156
Clueless is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
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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187 158
7th Heaven is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
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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Freaks and Geeks is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 1990s Teen 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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167 154
Blossom is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 1990s Teen 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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175 152
Kenan & Kel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
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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144 159
Doogie Howser, M.D. is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
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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135 169
Party of Five is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
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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126 154
The Secret World of Alex Mack is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
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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63 62
Roswell is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
Kimx added 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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119 166
A Different World is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 1990s Teen 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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120 163
Hey Dude is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
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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116 165
Salute Your Shorts is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best 1990s Teen Shows
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