By: Patricia Yap
Kids today won’t know the struggles 90s kids had to go through just to watch their favorite shows. From fighting over TV remotes to adjusting TV antennas, ‘90s babies have had it rough, which is why they’re now grateful for the convenience that streaming platforms like Netflix have brought.
Although no one misses the chaos of fighting over the TV in the ‘90s, it’s no secret that everyone does miss the shows that aired at the time. Fortunately, there’s a solution. Thanks to a quaint little website called My 90s TV, you can revisit and watch all the ‘90s shows you loved with none of the chaos!
Created by self-proclaimed “nostalgia nut” Joey Cato, My 90s TV is your one-stop platform for watching ‘90s classics like The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Johnny Bravo, Courage the Cowardly Dog and more—7,280 more to be exact.
The way My 90s TV works is that it pulls in a massive collection of videos from YouTube. Decades-old clips that were proudly scavenged by Joey and curated for this one-of-a-kind website. With this, you can just go to the website and relive the authentic ‘90s experience of flicking through the channels to find a show you want to watch.
What’s more is that My 90s TV doesn’t just boast of a huge collection of shows, but also brings the ‘90s realism up a notch. People in the past didn’t have big flatscreen TVs, so when you visit this website you’ll be greeted by an old-timey box TV, complete with a screen glow effect and functioning power, channel, and volume buttons. Heck, there’s even a working remote beside it. How cool (and cute) is that?
And for that extra kick of authenticity, Joey made sure that old commercials would play in between shows. But if you don’t fancy having commercials interrupt your binge-watching, the filter system on the side helps you with that. From cartoons, news, dramas, talk shows and more, you can easily filter out the kinds of shows you’d rather not watch. Of course, you could also pick your shows from specific years in the ‘90s from the year options at the bottom of the TV set.
There’s also no need to worry about the tiny TV screen since you can shift to full screen mode. Shows will also have a static filter over them to mimic the static from ‘90s TVs, but if that’s not what you’re into, you can always press a button on the site to watch the clip on YouTube for better quality.
Overall, My 90s TV is the perfect and quirky little website for you if you just want to spend a relaxing and lazy weekend at home with your favorite old shows. And since My 90s TV was such a success, Joey created sites for other decades like the ‘70s, ‘80s and the 2000s. He even launched My 60s TV a few days ago. All of these, of course, you can access from the My 90s TV website.
So what are you waiting for? Check out My 90s TV and relive the nostalgia!