It’s time again for the Anniversary Edition. This is a series where we highlight the 25th anniversary of some of our favorite things. These include movies, TV shows, video games, comics and music that came out during the year of 1992. A lot of big things debuted or made a huge impact that year and so we will highlight some of those in this series.
We have previously looked at the year in music, video games and movies in 1992. We now turn to the TV shows of 1992. Lots of pretty cool and memorable TV shows debuted in 1992 so let’s get right to it.
There were some great cartoons that debuted in 1992. The two biggest debuted on FOX. They were Batman: The Animated Series and X-Men. Batman: The Animated Series premiered on September 5th and X-Men premiered on October 31st. Other cartoons that debuted in 1992 were Goof Troop (September 5th) and Eek! The Cat (September 12th).
Nickelodeon debuted their Saturday night block SNICK on August 15th. That night also saw the debut of Are You Afraid of the Dark?
Some other big shows that debuted in 1992 included Dateline NBC (March 31st), Barney & Friends (April 6th), The Real World (May 21st), Melrose Place (July 8th), California Dreams (September 12th) and Mad About You (September 23rd).