5 vintage shows on Netflix to binge-watch with your teen

5 90s comedies on Netflix to binge-watch with your teen
The oldies are the goodies (Pictures: BBC/Rex/Netflix)

We’re in the post-Christmas haze of early January.

The weather is grim, everybody has that back-at-work/school depletion and the evenings go on forever.

It’s the ideal time to twist up on the lounge and binge some 90s-ish comedy on Netflix.

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It’s also the best time to convince your teen to join you.

Not only will they learn the origins and context of all their parents’ weird, pointless phrases, but you can kick back and relive the joys of the essential TV of your own teenage years.

Red Dwarf

(Rated 12) 8 series

5 90s comedies on Netflix to binge-watch with your teen
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Three-million years into low space and the organisation of Red Dwarf blow around a surprisingly populated galaxy.

I contend ‘crew’. we meant 4 blokes you wouldn’t wish to share a spaceship with and a mechanism you couldn’t trust to commander a pencil.

So good, it’s been pulled out of stasis and the boys from the Dwarf are adventuring once more.

How is it Kryten looks way older but Cat doesn’t?


(Rated 15) 2 series

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As humorous as a humorous thing on Funny Street, Funtown.

The excitable and chronological misadventures of Edmund Blackadder and Baldrick are a delight.

Clever, witty,  and with just the right volume of deceit and shenanigans.

Prepare your teen for the startle they’re going to get when they realize Mr Bean is Blackadder, and the foppish king is Dr House.

Mind. Blown.


(Rated 12) 10 series

5 90s comedies on Netflix to binge-watch with your teen
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The one where 6 good-looking, splendid and successful immature people lived in beside apartments.

They hung out in a hip coffee shop, prolonged before that was cool.

They laughed, and desired and lost and desired again.

And despite the bed-hopping, they never fell out.

Well, not for long.

Because they were friends.

And they were on a break.

The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air

(Rated 12) 6 series

5 90s comedies on Netflix to binge-watch with your teen
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Before Will Smith was a wise-cracking cop traffic with orcs, aliens and other bad boys, he was a wise-cracking teen.

In West Philadelphia innate and raised, on the stadium he spent many of his days… you’re singing it now aren’t you?

Don’t worry, you’ll be dancing like Carlton by the finish of deteriorate 2.

Only Fools And Horses

(Rated 12) 3 series

5 90s comedies on Netflix to binge-watch with your teen

Del Boy and Rodney: friendly cockneys with a plan, or 50, to turn millionaires.

Only Fools taught us how to giggle at the continued disaster of others.

Because, despite Del Boy’s almighty optimism, it customarily went wrong.

Just like mopey Rodney predicted.

Widely regarded as some of the best comedy ever written, it’s ideal Sunday afternoon watching.

But you competence need to explain to your kids how you can put a hack in your pocket.

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