What Were Some of the Most Popular 1990s Sitcoms?


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Popular 1990s sitcoms include "Friends," "Seinfeld," "Frasier," "Home Improvement," "Roseanne" and "Full House." In addition, "Married with Children," "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," "Mad About You" and "Everybody Loves Raymond" were also well-received.

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What Were Some of the Most Popular 1990s Sitcoms?
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"Seinfeld" was one of the biggest television hits of the 1990s, finishing among the top two in the Nielsen rankings between 1994 and 1998. It finished in first place during its sixth and ninth seasons. In 2002, TV Guide ranked "Seinfeld" one of the best sitcoms of all time. "Seinfeld" was created by Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld.

"Friends" was another top sitcom of the 1990s, created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman. It ran for a total of 10 seasons, first airing in 1994. Its series finale brought in a total of 52.5 million viewers, making it the most watched episode of the decade, and the fifth most watched series finale in the history of television. The show was nominated for 62 Primetime Emmy Awards.

"Frasier" premiered in 1993, starring Kelsey Grammar. The show was created as a spin-off of another popular sitcom, "Cheers." "Frasier" has been referred to as one of the most successful spin-off series of all time.

"Seinfeld," "Friends" and "Frasier" all aired on NBC.

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