Sure, they made you laugh, but the sitcoms of the ‘80s and ’90s also made you think. You can see the growth in complexity from the ‘70s sitcoms (“Green Acres”) to the '90s sitcoms (“Frasier”). The growth stemmed from our need to find humor in the complicated, fast-paced world we lived in. From “News Radio” to “Barney Miller” to “Night Court,” sitcoms tackled the heavier issues while keeping humor at the forefront. How well can you remember the sitcoms of the ‘80s and ’90s? Will you be the 1 in 10 people who can pass this quiz? Find out now by clicking below.
The growth of sitcoms changed with the times. For instance, the definition of “family” had changed over the years. It no longer meant a nuclear family with a traditional mom, dad and kids. That change was reflected in television shows such as “Punky Brewster”, “One Day at a Time” and “Full House." Which show spoke to you? What were your favorites that you tuned into each night, “Doogie Howser, M.D.”, “Friends”, or “Taxi”? Or were you into teen angst, like “Growing Pains," “Head of the Class” and “Saved by the Bell”? Recall them all by taking the quiz now. You’re sure to do better than the 90% who can’t guess the correct answers.
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