The ’80s and ’90s gave us a lot—including long-running sitcoms that got cancelled before or right after Y2K. Below are our 10 favorite old sitcoms:
1) Friends—a whopping 236 episodes over 10 seasons about a group of friends living in New York.
2) Sex and the City—94 episodes between 1998 and 2004 followed by two full-feature movies about independent women looking for love and some fun in New York.
3) Frasier—a spinoff of Cheers about an eccentric psychiatrist and a radio personality in Seattle that ran between 1993 and 2004 and produced 264 episodes.
4) Seinfeld—another series about a group of friends living in New York that scored 180 episodes over 9 seasons between 1989 and 1998.
5) Dynasty—popular all over the globe, Dynasty ran between 1981 and 1989 and published 220 episodes over nine seasons centered around the lives of the wealthy Carrington family in Denver, Colorado.
6) The Bold and the Beautiful—started in 1981 and is STILL GOING with a whopping 6,738 episodes and 27 seasons!
7) Married… With Children—hilariously dysfunctional lives of the Bundy family in Chicago split into 259 episodes spread over nine seasons between 1987 and 1997.
8) The Drew Carey Show—another group of friends, this time based in Cleveland, OH; this comedy entertained us with 233 episodes in nine seasons that ran between 1995 and 2004.
9) Alf—a comedy about lovable alien and a human family that take him in that ran between 1986 and 1990 with four seasons and 102 episodes.
10) Beverly Hills, 90210—we decided to close this list with another classic simply adored by cohorts of teenagers and young adults that ran between years 1990 and 2000 and aired 293 episodes over 10 seasons; a remake is running now.
There were of course many other sitcoms from the ’80s and ’90s worth mentioning. Did we miss your favorite? Please, share it with us!