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The TGIF Shows You Wish Still Existed 

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List Rules Upvote the TGIF programs you wish were still on today. Shows that aired during the original run of ABC's TGIF programming block only.

The original TGIF programming block on ABC was a staple of the 1990s and introduced viewers to some of the best sitcoms of all time, including Full House and Step by Step, among many others (some, admittedly, not so beloved). From 1988 to 2000, the TGIF block entertained viewers of all ages, but which of these classic TGIF shows do you wish were still going strong today?

Fans of Boy Meets World were thrilled when the spinoff series Girl Meets World began its run in 2014, but a spinoff just isn't quite the same. Which TGIF characters do you miss the most? Do you wish that Sabrina and the family in Dinosaurs were still airing each Friday, with new stories? The TGIF block encouraged viewers to tune in for the entire evening of programming, rather than just their favorite show.

From Family Matters to lesser known favorites like Hangin' with Mr. Cooper, TGIF shows still hold a special place in the hearts of many '90s kids and television addicts alike. Cast your votes for the TGIF shows you wish were still on today!

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Boy Meets World is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The TGIF Shows You Wish Still Existed
Ben Savage, Rider Strong, William Daniels

Premiered: 1993

Boy Meets World (ABC, 1993) is an American television sitcom created by Michael Jacobs and April Kelly. An adolescent (Ben Savage) with two siblings tests his various theories about life as he ...more

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Full House is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The TGIF Shows You Wish Still Existed
Bob Saget, John Stamos, Dave Coulier

Premiered: 1987

Full House is an American sitcom created by Jeff Franklin for ABC. The show chronicles a widowed father, who enlists his best friend and his brother-in-law to help raise his three daughters. It ...more

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Step by Step is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The TGIF Shows You Wish Still Existed
Patrick Duffy, Suzanne Somers, Brandon Call

Premiered: 1991

Step by Step is an American television sitcom that aired for seven seasons, originally running on ABC as part of its TGIF Friday night lineup from September 20, 1991, to August 15, 1997, and ...more

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Dinosaurs is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The TGIF Shows You Wish Still Existed
Stuart Pankin, Jessica Walter, Jason Willinger

Premiered: 1991

Dinosaurs is an American family sitcom that was originally broadcast on ABC from April 26, 1991 to July 20, 1994. The show, about a family of anthropomorphic dinosaurs, was produced by Michael ...more

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Family Matters is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The TGIF Shows You Wish Still Existed
Reginald VelJohnson, Jaleel White, Kellie Shanygne Williams

Premiered: 1989

Family Matters is an American sitcom which originated on ABC network from September 22, 1989 to May 9, 1997 and then aired on CBS network from September 19, 1997, to July 17, 1998. A spin-off of ...more

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Sabrina, the Teenage Wit... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The TGIF Shows You Wish Still Existed
Melissa Joan Hart, Caroline Rhea, Beth Broderick

Premiered: 1996

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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Sister, Sister is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The TGIF Shows You Wish Still Existed
Tia Mowry-Hardrict, Tamera Mowry-Housley, Jackée Harry

Premiered: 1994

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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Hangin' with Mr. Cooper ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The TGIF Shows You Wish Still Existed
Mark Curry, Holly Robinson Peete, Sandra Quarterman

Premiered: 1992

Hangin' with Mr. Cooper is an American television sitcom that originally aired on ABC from 1992 to 1997, starring Mark Curry and Holly Robinson. The show took place in Curry's hometown of ...more

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Doogie Howser, M.D. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The TGIF Shows You Wish Still Existed
Neil Patrick Harris, Max Casella, Belinda Montgomery

Premiered: 1989

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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Growing Pains is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The TGIF Shows You Wish Still Existed
Raina Wodatch added Alan Thicke, Joanna Kerns, Kirk Cameron
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Muppets Tonight is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The TGIF Shows You Wish Still Existed
Dave Goelz, Kevin Clash, Brian Henson

Premiered: 1996

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Mr. Belvedere is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The TGIF Shows You Wish Still Existed
Fergie, Kellie Martin, Bob Uecker

Premiered: 1985

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Clueless is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The TGIF Shows You Wish Still Existed
Alicia Silverstone, Stacey Dash, Brittany Murphy

Premiered: 1996

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Two of a Kind is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The TGIF Shows You Wish Still Existed
Ashley Olsen, Mary-Kate Olsen, Christopher Sieber

Premiered: 1998

Two of a Kind is an American sitcom that aired on ABC as part of the network's TGIF line-up, starring Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. The show aired from September 25, 1998 to July 9, 1999. The ...more

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Just the Ten of Us is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The TGIF Shows You Wish Still Existed
Just the Ten of Us Bill Kirchenbauer, Deborah Harmon, Heather Langenkamp

Premiered: 1988

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The Hughleys is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The TGIF Shows You Wish Still Existed
D. L. Hughley, Elise Neal, Eric Allan Kramer

Premiered: 1998

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Teen Angel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The TGIF Shows You Wish Still Existed
Tim Curry, Maureen McCormick, Conchata Ferrell

Premiered: 1997

Teen Angel is an American fantasy sitcom that aired during ABC's TGIF Friday night lineup from 1997 to 1998. The series was created by The Simpsons writers/producers Al Jean and Mike Reiss.
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Camp Wilder is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The TGIF Shows You Wish Still Existed
Jared Leto, Hilary Swank, Jay Mohr

Premiered: 1992

Camp Wilder is an American television sitcom which aired on ABC from September 18, 1992 until February 26, 1993. The premise centered on a young woman who opens up her home to the friends of her ...more
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Aliens in the Family is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The TGIF Shows You Wish Still Existed
Chris Marquette, Joey Mazzarino, Michael Gilden

Premiered: 1996

Aliens in the Family is an American sci-fi/fantasy sitcom that aired on ABC, conceived as part of its TGIF lineup.
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Baby Talk is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The TGIF Shows You Wish Still Existed
George Clooney, Tony Danza, Scott Baio

Premiered: 1991

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Hi Honey, I'm Home! is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The TGIF Shows You Wish Still Existed
Charlotte Booker, Stephen C. Bradbury, Peter Benson

Premiered: 1991

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You Wish is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The TGIF Shows You Wish Still Existed
John Rhys-Davies, Harley Jane Kozak, Jerry Van Dyke

Premiered: 1997

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Brother's Keeper is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The TGIF Shows You Wish Still Existed
Elizabeth Berkley, William Ragsdale, Sean O'Bryan

Premiered: 1998

Brother's Keeper is an American television sitcom that ran for one season from September 25, 1998 to May 14, 1999 on ABC. Created by Donald Todd, the series chronicles the rocky coexistence of ...more
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Going Places is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The TGIF Shows You Wish Still Existed
Heather Locklear, Staci Keanan, Holland Taylor

Premiered: 1990

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Where I Live is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The TGIF Shows You Wish Still Existed
Flex Alexander, Lorraine Toussaint, Doug E. Doug

Premiered: 1993

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