I Love the '90s (U.S. TV series)

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I Love the '90s
Genre Documentary
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 10
Running time 45 minutes
Original network VH1
Original release July 12 – July 16, 2004

I Love the '90s is a television mini-series produced by VH1 in which various music and TV personalities talk about the 1990s culture and all it had to offer. The show premiered July 12, 2004 with the episode "I Love 1990" and aired two episodes daily until July 16, 2004, when it ended with "I Love 1999". On January 17, 2005, a sequel (named I Love the '90s: Part Deux) was aired in the same fashion.

Recurring segments[edit]

  • MC Hammer presents the best dance songs for each year.
  • Liz Phair presents the "Dirty Alternative Rockers" for each year.
  • Michael Bolton presents the top female entertainment personalities he calls "Hotties" for each year.
  • Jay & Silent Bob rename each year's favorite TV show.
  • Jerry Springer gives his "Final Thoughts" on that year at the end of each show; this is a parody of the segment of the same name on The Jerry Springer Show.
  • During the credits of every episode, a clip from a popular music video was played without any type of commentary. These were usually replaced with a show promo by VH1.

Topics covered by year[edit]


Dance Songs of 1990: "Pump Up the Jam" by Technotronic, "Everybody, Everybody" by Black Box, and "Vogue" by Madonna

Dirty Alt-Rockers of 1990: Black Francis (of the Pixies), Jane's Addiction, Mike Patton (of Faith No More)

Hotties of 1990: Christina Applegate, Robin Givens, Nicole Kidman


Dance Songs of 1991: "Gypsy Woman (She's Homeless)" by Crystal Waters, "Tom's Diner" by Suzanne Vega and DNA, and "Unbelievable" by EMF


Dance songs of 1992: "Move This" by Technotronic, "Humpin' Around" by Bobby Brown, and "Finally" by CeCe Peniston


Dance songs of 1993: "Whoomp! (There It Is)" by Tag Team, "What Is Love" by Haddaway, and "Rhythm is a Dancer" by Snap!


Dance songs of 1994: "100% Pure Love" by Crystal Waters, "Tootsee Roll" by 69 Boyz, and "Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia)" by Us3


Dance Songs of 1995: "Everlasting Love" by Gloria Estefan, "Total Eclipse of the Heart" by Nicki French, and "This is How We Do It" by Montell Jordan


Dance Songs of 1996: "Missing" by Everything but the Girl, "No Diggity" by Blackstreet featuring Dr. Dre, and "Be My Lover" by La Bouche


Dance songs of 1997: "Hippychick" by Soho, "The Rhythm of the Night" by Corona, and "Beautiful Life" by Ace of Base


Dance Songs of 1998: "If You Could Read My Mind" by Stars on 54, "Nobody's Supposed to Be Here" (Dance Mix) by Deborah Cox, and "Ray of Light" by Madonna


Dance songs of 1999: "Waiting for Tonight" by Jennifer Lopez, "Believe" by Cher, and "Music Sounds Better with You" by Stardust

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