In the 90’s barbecues were super popular. Everyone loved these fun family and friend get-togethers and people went all out with the snacks, salads and desserts. Garden sports were also extremely big during these fun BBQ sessions and even adults joined in on all of the garden games their kids played. The main reason why these events were so popular and fun was because there were no real technological distractions. Very few people owned a cellphone and those who did couldn’t really play games on them yet. But even in these times, people never missed their favorite TV shows. They still made time for their favorite shows no matter how many guests they had, no matter how great the food was that was grilled and no matter what fun games were played. The main reason for this, well, the shows back in the 90’s were really good.
Some of the most watched shows
What made 90’s shows so different from our current shows was that they were so much more real than modern TV shows. The problems, stories and acting of these shows were raw, realistic and people could relate to these circumstances quite easily. The top 90’s shows that families loved to enjoy on get-togethers were;
7th Heaven – Families loved to watch 7th Heaven. This popular show ran from 1996 – 2007. For a whopping 11 years this show captivated families! Most shows have a hard time to stay afloat for one year but 7th Heaven was popular for 11. One of the main reasons why this show was so terrific was thanks to Stephen Collins who played the father figure Eric Camden in the show. His role as a father and his trials, mistakes and difficulties while raising his kids was something that just about any father could relate to. Stephen Collins played a brilliant fatherly role in this series and many parents drew great wisdom from his lead.
The X-Files – This was a terrific show to catch during BBQ sessions simply because it scared the heck out of everyone which made everyone feel a lot closer together. The X-Files captivated families for 23 years and is seen as one of the best shows of the 90s.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer – While most parents of the 90s tried to keep their kids from watching demonic creatures they simply couldn’t keep their teenagers from watching this show. Buffy the Vampire Slayer was the ultimate cool show to watch with your friends.
Friends – Friends was screened from 1994 – 2004 but is still talked about and loved by many women. It was the best show to catch while preparing the meats and meals for barbecue sessions.
Dawson’s Creek – Dawson’s Creek was viewed from 1998 – 2003. Everyone was in love with Katie Holmes’s gorgeous yet innocent look and all the women gaped over James Van Der Beek. The show was severely missed when it ended.
Popular kids shows – While the adults drooled over their soaps, kids never missed popular kids shows like Pinky & the Brain, Rugrats, Hey Arnold and more. Some of these shows are still found on certain networks to this very day.