The Best TV Shows from 1990

Below is our top ten list of the best TV shows which first started broadcasting in 1990.

10. It

ItFirst Aired: 18 November, 1990

It is a TV mini-series starring Richard Thomas, Tim Reid, and Annette O’Toole. In 1960, seven pre-teen outcasts fight an evil demon who poses as a child-killing clown. Thirty years later, they reunite to stop the demon once and for…

9. The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

The%20Fresh%20Prince%20of%20Bel-AirFirst Aired: 10 September, 1990

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is a TV series starring Will Smith, James Avery, and Alfonso Ribeiro. A streetwise, poor young man from Philadelphia is sent by his mother to live with his aunt, uncle and cousins in their Bel-Air mansion.

8. Beverly Hills, 90210

Beverly%20Hills%2C%2090210First Aired: 04 October, 1990

Beverly Hills, 90210 is a TV series starring Jason Priestley, Shannen Doherty, and Luke Perry. A group of friends living in Beverly Hills, California make their way through life from their school days into adulthood.

7. Rugrats

RugratsFirst Aired: 11 August, 1991

Rugrats is a TV series starring Elizabeth Daily, Christine Cavanaugh, and Nancy Cartwright. The cartoon misadventures of four babies and their snotty older cousin as they face the things in life they don’t understand.

6. Mr. Bean

Mr.%20BeanFirst Aired: 01 January, 1990

Mr. Bean is a TV series starring Rowan Atkinson, Robin Driscoll, and Matilda Ziegler. Bumbling, childlike Mr. Bean has trouble completing the simplest of tasks in day-to-day life, but his perseverance and resourcefulness frequently…

5. Law & Order

Law%20%26%20OrderFirst Aired: 13 September, 1990

Law & Order is a TV series starring Jerry Orbach, Jesse L. Martin, and Dennis Farina. Follows a crime (usually a murder), usually adapted from current headlines, from two separate vantage points, the police investigation and the…

4. TaleSpin

TaleSpinFirst Aired: 07 September, 1990

TaleSpin is a TV series starring Ed Gilbert, R.J. Williams, and Sally Struthers. Baloo the Bear from The Jungle Book (1967) is cast as a 1930s Pacific Islands bush pilot.

3. Keeping Up Appearances

Keeping%20Up%20AppearancesFirst Aired: 29 October, 1990

Keeping Up Appearances is a TV series starring Patricia Routledge, Clive Swift, and Geoffrey Hughes. A snobbish housewife is determined to climb the social ladder, in spite of her family’s working class connections and the constant…

2. Northern Exposure

Northern%20ExposureFirst Aired: 12 July, 1990

Northern Exposure is a TV series starring Rob Morrow, Janine Turner, and Barry Corbin. A newly graduated doctor is required to set up his practice in an eccentric Alaskan town.

1. The Civil War

The%20Civil%20WarFirst Aired: 23 September, 1990

The Civil War is a TV mini-series starring David McCullough, Sam Waterston, and Julie Harris. A comprehensive survey of the American Civil War.