Ninety Favorites from the 90s

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Some 90s trends are coming back and some have celebrated turning 20. Us 90s kids didn’t grow up with iPads and iPhones, but yet we had the best childhood. Listed below are 90 favorites from the 90s…as if we haven’t felt old enough yet.

Cartoons

“My all-time favorite cartoon was Rugrats when I was growing up, I begged my mom every day until she bought the Rugrats movie for me and my brother. We watched that VHS so much that it broke and mom had to buy us a new one,” Jennifer Susnic said.

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  • “Rugrats”
  • “Hey Arnold”
  • “Dexter’s Laboratory”
  • “Power Puff Girls”
  • “Ed Edd n’ Eddy”
  • “Johnny Bravo”
  • “Doug”
  • “Catdog”
  • “Rocko’s Modern Life”
  • “Recess”

 

Movies

“Literally my favorite non-Disney childhood movie is The Sandlot. Every vacation,  we would strap the portable VHS TV into our van on top of a milk crate and watch this movie til the cows came home,” -Morgan Deters said.

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  • “Titanic”
  • “Clueless”
  • “The Sandlot”
  • “Matilda”
  • “Edward Scissorhands”
  • “Home Alone”
  • “Beauty and the Beast (Animated)”
  • “Forrest Gump”
  • “Mrs. Doubtfire”
  • “Dumb & Dumber”

 

TV Shows

”My mom was obsessed with the show Friends. Every week when the new episodes would come out, we would grab a pillow and my sister and me would lay down on the floor and watch it with her. We were too young to understand half of what was going on, but we would laugh along with our mom at the parts she found comical. This is one of the many shows I probably should not have been watching. Friends will forever be a great go-to show,” Morgan Deters said.

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  • “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”
  • “Power Rangers”
  • “Friends”
  • “Full House”
  • “Sabrina the Teenage Witch”
  • “Figure it out”
  • “Boy Meets World”
  • “Kenan and Kel”
  • “Legends of the Temple”
  • “Bill Nye the Science Guy”

 

Artists

“The first album I ever owned was Britney Spears. I was only three years old and I wanted to be just like her. She was my absolute favorite and I even dressed up as her for Halloween one year. My favorite thing was this behind the scenes special about her music video for ‘Stronger,’ where she used a chair in the dance and I would try to copy it with my little plastic chair and fake microphone. It was a performance,” Taylor Heady said.

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  • N’SYNC
  • Spice Girls
  • Whitney Houston
  • Boyz II Men
  • Backstreet Boys
  • Destiny’s Child
  • New Kids on the Block
  • TLC
  • Foo Fighters
  • Green Day

 

Food

  • EZ Squirt (Purple & Green Ketchup)
  • Cheeto Asteroids
  • Dunkaroos
  • Uncrustables
  • Lunchables
  • Wonderballs
  • Gushers
  • Ring pops
  • FunDip
  • GoGurt

 

Games

“One of my most distant memories is when the Yu-Gi-Oh movie came out. All of the AMC theaters handed out some random cards to the people who bought a ticket to see the movie. I was standing in line when they handed me a card I was promised. The card I was handed was a “Blue Eyed White Dragon” and all of my friends were super duper jealous,”  Chris Hoffman said.

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  • Pokemon Cards
  • Perfection
  • Heads up 7up
  • Boggle
  • BeyBlades
  • Bop it
  • Yu-Gi-Oh
  • Uno
  • Payday
  • Hungry hungry hippos

Electronics

“I remember playing the Sega system with the game “Sonic the Hedge Hog”  with my older brother,” Danielle Kos said.

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  • GameBoy Color
  • Tamagotchi
  • Hit Clips
  • Sonic the Hedgehog
  • Handheld games
  • Playstation
  • Super Nes System
  • Discman
  • Robot dog
  • Boombox

Accessories

“I feel like in almost every photo of me as a child I am wearing overalls of some kind – usually with a slap bracelet or two and platform sandals. The funny thing is that for a while I absolutely hated them, but now they’re back in style and I’m obsessed with them. They’re so comfy. Minus the slap bracelets,” Taylor Heady said. 

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  • Slap Bracelets
  • Chokers
  • Jelly shoes
  • Butterfly clips
  • Stick-on earrings
  • Platform flip flops
  • Crimped hair
  • Gaucho Pants
  • Overalls
  • Colorblocking

Randoms

“I only colored with gel pens, and they ran out so quick so all my allowance got spent on buying more,” Sarah Wayne said. 

  • Multicolored Pens
  • Gel Pens
  • Inflatable furniture
  • Beanie babies
  • Fortune teller paper
Fortune Teller Paper: Photo Courtesy of Pinterest
  • Furbies
  • Lisa Frank
  • Skip It
  • Goosebumps
  • GAK

Even though all of the kids from the 90s are grown up and heading off to (or graduating from) college, we will forever be 90s kids. If you had something from the 90s not shown here, tweet us @MvillePawprint

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