Published on March 5th, 2011 | by Yellow Magpie0
90’s Comedies Series: The Funniest And Most Popular TV
1990’s comedy was a rich time for audiences keen to be entertained. The decade contained some of the greatest series ever produced, many of which are near the top of most people’s favourite list.
Frasier featured two brother’s, both psychiatrists, who every week unwittingly conspired to get themselves into difficulty often caused by their unwillingness to lose face and simply be honest.
Frasier was one of the most popular series of the 90’s. It had a razor sharp wit that combined with suberb acting and the fact that it ran for 11 series is testament to its popularity.
Everybody Loves Raymond (1996-2005)
Everybody Loves Raymond was a family sitcom in which Ray Romano starred.
While the stories were not exactly unique, what made the series stand out was Raymond’s interferring mother and her long-suffering husband. The tension between Raymond’s wife, Debra, and her mother-in-law, Marie, also provided the engine for the programme’s success.
The Drew Carey Show (1995-2004)
The Drew Carey Show was a sitcom set in Cleveland. The series centred around the work-life of Drew Carey, and his work collegues. There would often be verbal spats between Drew and his nemisis, Mimi.
The conflict between Drew and Mimi sustained the series. But there were also notable contributions from Drew’s friends, Lewis and Oswald. The successful series lasted nine seasons and is fondly remembered by its fans.
Sex And The City (1998-2004)
Sex And The City featured four best friends who constantly chatted about their love lives, lunch meetings, and other aspects of life in New York. The true star of the show was the man-mad Samantha who continually stalked the social scene for hunky men.
No one had ever seen anything like Sex And The City before. It brought a cool sophistication and a sexy swagger that was previously absent. Its ultimate success can be measured by the huge following it drew and the popularity of the subsequent films.
Mr. Bean (1990-95)
Mr. Bean was almost a throwback to the silent era. Physical comedy at its best, it featured a strange, odd-looking man who seemed entirely caught up in his own world.
The joy of Mr. Bean was its utter uniqueness. No one could predict what the man was going to do but there was no denying that he brought an exotic brilliance to whatever he set his mind towards doing.