Best sitcom only '90s kids would remember: 'Sister, Sister' or 'Martin'? | The Tylt
Best sitcom only '90s kids would remember: 'Sister, Sister' or 'Martin'?
The 1990s were a great time to be a kid, and millennials will never forget it! Beyond childhood fads like Pokémon, Giga Pets, "Mighty Morphin Power Rangers" and any show on Nickelodeon—'90s kids had an array of sitcoms to choose from and watch with their families on weeknights.
From teen dramedies to big, extended families to squads of single twenty-somethings living in New York, '90s shows will forever be cemented into the hearts of millennials. Which is why The Tylt wants all the '90s kids out there to "get jiggy wit it" and vote on the best sitcom that only we would know!
"Family Matters," "Step By Step," "Boy Meets World," "Moesha," "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," "Roseanne," "Friends" and "Frasier" were all eliminated in the first round. "Home Improvement," "Seinfeld," "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch" and "Full House" were cut in the third round. And "Living Single" and "Saved by the Bell" were crushed in round three.
Now it's down to the final two: "Sister, Sister" versus "Martin." Which is millennials' pick for best '90s sitcoms?
"Go home, Roger!"
Below is the synopsis of "Sister, Sister," per IMDB.
Tia Landry and Tamera Campbell are twins separated at birth who learn of each other's existence and come together as teenagers.
The sitcom about twin sisters who are separated at birth, but find each other in their teen years, got off to a rough start on ABC. The show eventually found its home on the WB after the first season, where it found success with a good mix of characters: the brainy Tia, party animal Tamera, Tia's impulsive and outrageous adoptive mother Lisa, Tamera's uptight adoptive father Ray, and their annoying (lustful) neighbor Roger.
The sitcom was a mega-hit from season two and on. After six seasons total, the sitcom ended in 1999. But "Sister, Sister" is definitely simultaneous with teenage '90s nostalgia, especially for African-American Gen Xers. But '90s kids not only watched the show while on air but continued to watch it in syndication. Thank you, Disney.
Sassy sitcom centering on radio and television personality Martin Payne. Series focuses on his romantic relationship with girlfriend Gina, her best friend Pam and escapades with best friends Tommy and Cole.
"Martin" may not have had the same level of crossover appeal as other sitcoms, but the series was super popular in the '90s and a ratings winner for FOX. It was laugh-out-loud funny, not only with the crazy antics of Martin, but the sitcom's with many recurrent catchphrases: "Tommy, you ain't got no job," "my mama's biscuits," "oh my goodness," "damn Gina" and "you go, girl." Yep, "Martin" remains a fixture for millennials thanks to syndication.
Recently the cast reunited, only adding fuel to revival rumors. Martin Lawrence told TMZ: “Never say never. We don’t know nothing right now, but never say never.”