It takes a TV genius to remember all these shows from 1990

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It's hard to believe that three decades have passed since Seinfeld and The Simpsons premiered. Heck, one of them is still on the air. The other remains a streaming and syndication juggernaut. Both aired their first seasons in 1990 (after the pilots aired in 1989).

But not every show that started in 1990 became a cultural phenomenon. You certainly know some of the following series. Others are much deeper cuts.

You have to be a television fanatic to fill in every blank. Good luck!


  1. Which beloved TV family made a comeback on CBS in 'The _______'?
  2. Things got eerie in 'Twin _______'?
  3. Brandon and Brenda moved to a new zip code in 'Beverly Hills, _______'?
  4. Burt Reynolds made a return to TV in 'Evening _______'?
  5. A Full House star presented 'America's Funniest _______ Videos'?
  6. Randy Newman sang the theme song to the infamous '_______ Rock'?
  7. R.E.M. performed the theme song to the Fox comedy 'Get a _______'?
  8. Kevin Meaney replaced John Candy playing the lead in 'Uncle _______'?
  9. Whoopi Goldberg and Jean Stapleton starred in 'Bagdad _______'?
  10. A television legend made her return to ensemble comedy with '_______ & Company'?
  11. Ferris Bueller had a TV spin-off in 1990 and also heavily influenced the Fox sitcom 'Parker Lewis Can't _______'?
  12. Susan Gless returned to TV as the star of 'The _______ of Rosie O'Neill'?
  13. Former Buck Rogers man Gil Gerard returned to TV in the extremely short-lived 'E.A.R.T.H. _______'?

It takes a TV genius to remember all these shows from 1990

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KevinHartford 8 months ago
13/13 but I've never heard of Susan Gless.
WandaBaker KevinHartford 8 months ago
I noticed that, too. I wonder if they meant Sharon Gless?
JERRY6 9 months ago
12 of 13 and i never saw any of those shows , didn't watch tv in the 90's
DerekBird 16 months ago
You got 13 out of 13
Revivals, spin-offs, comebacks… which show was your favorite?
Evening Shade was the only one of these that I watched.

Was Susan Gless Sharon's sister that no one has ever heard of?
idkwut2use 16 months ago
You got 13 out of 13
Revivals, spin-offs, comebacks… which show was your favorite?

Out of those, AFV is totally the best!!
SheriHeffner 24 months ago
11 out of 13. The Bradys was terrible. I mean Marcia an alcoholic and Bobby a paraplegic. And Peter could have given AIDS to half his women he dated.
RichieMuenster 28 months ago
Fantastic quiz as always. My stream and I got all of them right. We did however notice that Sharon Gless is named Susan Gless in question Number 12. Out of all of the great quizzes you guys put together, it is so rare to find a typo! Keep up the awesome work!
EllisClevenger 30 months ago
You got 13 out of 13
Revivals, spin-offs, comebacks… which show was your favorite?
Rrene03 30 months ago
12 out of 13 .. really didn't know a lot of these..
BrianMoore 30 months ago
12 out of 13. God, I had almost forgotten about Cop Rock
JC 31 months ago
You got 10 out of 13
Revivals, spin-offs, comebacks… which show was your favorite?
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