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The 26 Best Parts of the '90s, According to the Internet

The 26 Best Parts of the '90s, According to the Internet

Originally posted 05/20/2016 11:20AM

The 1990s were, objectively, a glorious time. Game Boys, Blockbuster (R.I.P.), Saved by the Bell … we could go on.

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Fresh Prince of Bel Air's Janet Hubert Bashes Jada Pinkett Smith for Planning to Skip the Oscars

Fresh Prince of Bel Air's Janet Hubert Bashes Jada Pinkett Smith for Planning to Skip the Oscars

Originally posted 01/19/2016 01:20AM

Janet Hubert a.k.a. the original Aunt Viv from Fresh Prince of Bel Air has a lot to say about Jada Pinkett Smith and her thoughts about skipping this year's Academy Awards.

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VIDEO: 15 Heart-Warming Classic TV Christmas Moments and Miracles

Originally posted 12/09/2015 04:15PM

Television shows didn't invent the idea of a Christmas miracle, but they sure help remind us that come Dec. 25, there's a chance that whatever woe and strife we're facing could vanish in a single, magical instant. And while not every show has a Christmas moment – and not every Christmas episode delivers a miracle – we thought we'd celebrate the season with 15 of our favorites.

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A Gift for All: The 9 Best Holiday Episodes of '90s TV Shows

The 9 Best Holiday Episodes of '90s TV Shows

Originally posted 11/16/2015 04:15PM

If you were a child of the 1990s, the holiday season meant buying glittery, lotion-based gifts at Bath & Body Works and Limited Too. It also meant actually enjoying candy canes, eggnog not giving you indigestion and – best of all – watching holiday episodes of your favorite shows, some age-appropriate and some, well, not.  

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Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Turns 25! Stars Reveal 5 Things You Didn't Know

Originally posted 09/10/2015 03:30PM

It's time to hail the prince.

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air turns 25 Thursday, with the first episode of the iconic sitcom airing Sept. 10, 1990 on NBC. The show would become one of the most enduring sitcoms of the '90s, but at the time it was a risk for star Will Smith, whose acting chops were unproven, and for NBC, which pitted the series against Monday Night Football.

The show soon found a ravenous audience – one that continues thanks to reruns, with fans still loving the story all about how a young man from Philadelphia shook up the lives of the Banks family.

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Alfonso Ribeiro Explains How Courteney Cox and Eddie Murphy Inspired the 'Carlton Dance' on Fresh Prince

Alfonso Ribeiro Explains How Courteney Cox and Eddie Murphy Inspired the 'Carlton Dance' on Fresh Prince

Originally posted 08/19/2015 10:10PM

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is a sitcom classic that gave a lot to pop culture, but ask fans what they remember most about the Will Smith series and they'll probably say the Carlton Dance: Alfonso Ribeiro showing off his awesomely awkward moves to Tom Jones' "It's Not Unusual."

Writing for Variety, Ribeiro recalls his days on Fresh Prince and explains how the dance came about.

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Fresh News: Reported Bel-Air Reboot Not Quite in the Works, but Will Smith Producing Role Is on

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Fresh News: Reported Bel-Air Reboot Not Quite in the Works, but Will Smith Producing Role Is on

Originally posted 08/13/2015 03:00PM

Will Smith delighted Fresh Prince of Bel-Air fans in February when he brought back the popular theme song from the beloved '90s sitcom on the Ellen DeGeneres Show – and, despite the flicker of hope Thursday that the show might get the full reboot treatment, Smith has another story in mind.

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'Here's the Story ...': Our 10 Favorite TV Theme Songs Ever

Originally posted 08/12/2015 06:15PM

We weren't surprised that Candace Cameron Bure still remembers all the words to the Full House theme song "Everywhere You Look" considering she played D.J. Tanner for eight seasons on the beloved sitcom.

The tune had all the elements of a good opening – it immediately got you excited for your favorite show to begin, was instantly recognizable and entirely unforgettable.

While we wait to see if "Everywhere You Look" will return as Fuller House's opener, we're happy to run down more of the best theme songs over the years, limiting ourselves to iconic opening sequences featuring vocals (sorry American Horror Story, Law & Order and Dexter) to celebrate the themes we just can't stop singing.

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