Our Favourite Nick 90s TV Shows! 📺

Our Favourite Nick 90s TV Shows! 📺

It's time to get nostalgic!

Before Netflix and YouTube there was Nickelodeon. 

Nickelodeon, the home of slime and silliness. 

The 90s were a golden age for Nickelodeon. From Hey Arnold! to Rugrats, kids of the 90s were truly spoiled when it came to TV shows. 

If you were a kid growing up in the 90s and your family had cable, your journey home from school at 3pm wasn't just about getting as far away from school as quickly as possible. 

Oh and who remembers waking up on a Saturday morning and turning on your favourite Nickelodeon cartoon with a bowl of cereal in hand?

No era will ever compare to what we grew up with as kids. And for us, the 90s stood out as one of the best. There is a reason why people keep talking about shows from back in the day and that's because nothing will ever beat TV in the 90s.

The shows you grow up with undoubtedly leave their mark, not only on you, but also on all those who shared your generation.

With that being said, get ready to revisit your childhood with us as we go through our favourite Nick 90s TV Shows!

Clarissa Explains It All

Before she became the famous Sabrina Spellman aka Sabrina the Teenage Witch, she was Clarissa Darling. 

In Clarissa Explains It Allwe see Melissa Joan Hart (before she was a teenage witch), navigate through adolescent concerns. We loved how she broke the fourth wall during each episode, which made her feel like the big sister we always wanted. She talked about stuff like pimples, boys, and school and in true Deadpool style and she was always funny about it. Clarissa was the first Nickelodeon show that featured a female lead and led to other popular shows like The Amanda Show In every way, it was a show that really spoke to teenage girls. The show lasted for five seasons, but you never had to consistently watch it. You could just tune in whenever and have a good time!

The Ren & Stimpy Show 

Pushing boundaries at every turn with its dark themes and irreverent comedy, Ren & Stimpy was (and still is) iconic. The Ren & Stimpy Show paved the way for future cartoons. Granted, it wasn't that appropriate for kids BUT for us as 90s kids, we loved it regardless and so did most parents! With their controversial main characters with bizarre personalities, shows like Ren & Stimpy proved that Nickelodeon wasn't afraid to push the boundaries and try new things.


Very few Nickelodeon shows have come close to being as iconic as Rugrats. Following the adventures of best buds Tommy and Chucky, twins Phil and Lil, resident mean queen Angelica and more. Together they go through all sorts of shenanigans..and they're not even past kindergarten yet! One thing's for sure, life seems way more fun when you're an adorable baby.

Rugrats was a series that made children feel seen by centering them as the stars and their parents as supporting characters. It was always easy to follow and had enough adult references and relatable adult characters to keep parents invested too!

And Angelica... she may have been labelled the show's villain, but we couldn't help but love her! Angelica Pickles, what a gal. We all wished that we had a ring reader like Tommy Pickles in our nursery class too. 

With over ten seasons, three movies, and even a spinoff series, it's hard to beat Rugrats!


Doug was the beginning of Nickelodeon's speciality recipe series about young characters finding their way through school and navigating the challenges that come with it. The show tackled issues that kids face daily and during its air time irt focused and animed the mundanity of real life. Because of its weighty topics such as bullying, rumours and self esteem, Doug has become one of Nickelodeon's most top rated and inspiring shows. And we're so here for that!

Oh and hands up if you wished that your crush liked us as much as Doug liked Patti Mayonnaise.

Kenan & Kel

Who loves orange soda?? We do, we do, we do oooooh!

After the success of All ThatKenan and Kel landed their own show about two best friends who were always getting themselves into wild situations, mostly thanks to Kenan's absurd idea and Kel's inability to take things seriously. Watching Kenan & Kel getting into all sorts of shenanigans was comedy gold and we guarantee these two set the bar high for bromances! 

Rocko's Modern Life

Before SpongeBob and Patrick, there was Rocko and Heffer.

Rocko's Modern Life followed the wanderings of Rocko, an Australian wallaby who decides to emigrate to the United States. During its time on Nickelodeon, we followed Rocko and his best friends as they navigated the mundane tasks of everyday life but in a wildly exaggerated way.

Another show that probably wasn't suitable for kids, but hey it was the 90s!

From its animation to adorable characters, Rocko's Modern Life was full of it! Yes, some may say that the show was bizarre and sometimes inappropriate, but for us 90s kids, Rocko's Modern Life still lives in our hearts and is one of Nickelodeon's greatest shows in the 90s.

Hey Arnold!

From Arnold’s relationships with his classmates and friends to Arnold dealing with his parent’s absence, Hey Arnold! frequently touched on subjects relevant to kids’ lives.

The characters from Hey Arnold! came from a variety of backgrounds and lifestyles, giving us as viewers, characters to relate to. Hey Arnold! captured the hearts of viewers with its relatable and thought-provoking storylines and highlighted the importance of keeping a strong community full of support whilst being fun and entertaining to watch!

SpongeBob SquarePants

Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? You already know, it's SpongeBob SquarePants. SpongeBob has continued to grow for over 20+ years now, can you believe it?! It's hard to remember a time when we didn't know who lived in a pineapple under the sea...

What was your favourite Nickelodeon show in the 90s? Let us know in the comments below!

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