The 90s is probably the best period where everything seems so simple. It is the period where everyone gathers up in front of the TV sets to watch a favorite show. Parents do not have to worry about the TV shows aired back then because the concept of the shows is child-friendly and that time slots of shows are properly organized by TV stations.
However, not every 90s favorite shows were able to stay on air up to now, because only a few were left and had earned the ‘legendary’ status. These are:
South Park, 1997
South Park is an American adult animated sitcom that was created by Matt Stone and Trey Parker on August 13, 1997. The inspiration for this sitcom came from the hometown of the creators which is Boulder, Colorado, wherein the Town of Fairplay is depicted as South Park in the show. The story of the show revolves around four boys and their bizarre adventures in their hometown, which is also the title of the show. It became famous for its wide range of satirical topics that are intended for mature audiences. It has 292 episodes in its 22 seasons and is still being aired at Comedy Central.
Spongebob is an American animated tv series that is aired on Nickelodeon as a children’s comedy show. It was created by a marine biologist and animator, Stephen Hillenburg on May 1, 1999. The television series follows the adventures and everyday life of the titular character and his friends in the fictional underwater city called Bikini Bottom. With the popularity of Spongebob to a wide variety of audiences around the world, it became one of the most distributed properties of MTV Networks with a generated merchandise revenue of $13 billion. To date, Spongebob was adapted into a Broadway musical by Tina Landau.
Family Guy, 1999
The Family Guy is an American animated sitcom that is set in the fictional city of Quahog in Rhode Island. It was created by Seth MacFarlane, with characters conceived after the development of the animated films entitled Larry & Steve and The Life of Larry. This show exhibits metafictional humor that involves the Americal culture. The show follows the story of an American family and their anthropomorphic dog. It was first released on January 31, 1999, and has a total of 17 seasons to date.
Who Wants To Be A Millionaire, 1998
This international game show franchise is of British origin, which was created by David Briggs, Mike Whitehill and Steven Knight that debuted on September 4, 1998. The mechanics of playing in the show as the contestant is to answer a series of multiple choice question to win cash prizes. Compared to other game shows, the WWTBAM has no time limit to answer the question, has lifelines where you can either ask the audience for help or call a friend. To date, variants of this successful game show are aired in 160 countries around the world.
Law & Order, 1999
Law and Order is a TV show franchise that is composed of interrelated American television series that deals with the various aspects of the criminal justice system. It was created by Dick Wolf on September 13, 1990, and is still aired up to date. With its popularity, it had led to various adaptations of scripts to foreign-produced scripts which were aired in multiple countries including France, UK, and Russia.
These are some of the 90s TV show that is still airing. Seeing these shows as you grow up, do you feel too old now?