"Friends," "The X-Files," and "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" are some of the most beloved and most watched television programs from the 1990s. Both "Friends" and "The X-Files" had runs that lasted into the early 2000s, but they both began and aired the majority of their seasons in the 1990s.Continue Reading
"Friends" first aired in 1994 and lasted until 2004. The show follows the lives of three men and three women who all live in the same apartment complex in New York City. Most episodes depict the characters' comedic and romantic adventures, but their careers are also an important part of the plot. The show gave rise to many recognizable actors, most notably Jennifer Aniston.
"The X-Files" ran from 1993 to 2002, and the series also spawned one feature film in 1998 and one film in 2008. The series follows two FBI agents who are tasked with investigating unsolved cases involving paranormal phenomena. One of the agents, Fox Mulder, is a known believer in all things paranormal, while the other agent, Dana Scully, is more of a sceptic.
"The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" lasted from 1990 to 1996. The shows stars Will Smith, who plays a fictionalized version of himself, as he moves from his rough home in west Philadelphia to his uncle's palatial home in Bel Air, Los Angeles. Most episodes depict Will Smith learning to fit in with his new surroundings in a comedic manner.Learn more about Art & Literature