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13 Seriously Underrated ‘90s TV Crushes

Kelly Kapowski, Winnie Cooper, and Topanga weren't the only TV characters we fell hard for in the '90s.

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1. Karen Arnold, The Wonder Years

Played by: Olivia d'Abo Why we love her: Sure, we all lusted after Winnie Cooper, but Kevin's free-spirited sister, Karen, was the real stunner on the show.

Played by: Olivia d'Abo

Why we love her: Sure, we all lusted after Winnie Cooper, but Kevin's free-spirited sister, Karen, was the real stunner on the show.

2. Myra Monkhouse, Family Matters

Played by: Michelle ThomasWhy we love her: Why was Steve Urkel so busy chasing after Laura when he could have had Myra, who was not only hot, but completely crazy in love with her "Stevie-kins"?
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Played by: Michelle Thomas

Why we love her: Why was Steve Urkel so busy chasing after Laura when he could have had Myra, who was not only hot, but completely crazy in love with her "Stevie-kins"?

3. Rayanne Graff, My So-Called Life

Played by: A.J. LangerWhy we love her: Rayanne is the type of girl who burns hot, bright, and fast. Sure, she had a drinking problem — but overall she was a lovable mess. Of course, Jordan Catalano learned firsthand why she earned a place on the sophomore list as “Most Slut Potential."
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Played by: A.J. Langer

Why we love her: Rayanne is the type of girl who burns hot, bright, and fast. Sure, she had a drinking problem — but overall she was a lovable mess.

Of course, Jordan Catalano learned firsthand why she earned a place on the sophomore list as “Most Slut Potential."

4. Darlene Conner, Roseanne

Played by: Sara GilbertWhy we love her: Darlene was the totally cool chick you would get high with while listening to Pearl Jam albums.

Played by: Sara Gilbert

Why we love her: Darlene was the totally cool chick you would get high with while listening to Pearl Jam albums.

5. Aunt Becky, Full House

Played by: Lori LoughlinWhy we love her: "Have mercy!" Aunt Becky brought some much needed sex appeal to this show.

Played by: Lori Loughlin

Why we love her: "Have mercy!" Aunt Becky brought some much needed sex appeal to this show.

6. Fran Fine, The Nanny

Played by: Fran DrescherWhy we love her: Sure, her voice was a big turnoff, but other than that, she was smoking hot.
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Played by: Fran Drescher

Why we love her: Sure, her voice was a big turnoff, but other than that, she was smoking hot.

7. Angela Moore, Boy Meets World

Played by: Trina McGeeWhy we love her: Let's be honest, Boy Meets World was a sausage fest. Angela was just what the show needed.

Played by: Trina McGee

Why we love her: Let's be honest, Boy Meets World was a sausage fest. Angela was just what the show needed.

8. Officer Maxine Stewart, Picket Fences

Played by: Lauren HollyWhy we love her: She was the hottest cop since Stacy Sheridan on T. J. Hooker.

Played by: Lauren Holly

Why we love her: She was the hottest cop since Stacy Sheridan on T. J. Hooker.

9. Hilary Banks, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Played by: Karyn ParsonsWhy we love her: She somehow managed to make shallowness and ditziness attractive qualities.
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Played by: Karyn Parsons

Why we love her: She somehow managed to make shallowness and ditziness attractive qualities.

10. Clare Arnold, Beverly Hills, 90210

Played by: Kathleen RobertsonWhy we love her: Clare was perfect: not too crazy and not too wholesome (remember when she handcuffed herself to Brandon’s bed?).
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Played by: Kathleen Robertson

Why we love her: Clare was perfect: not too crazy and not too wholesome (remember when she handcuffed herself to Brandon’s bed?).

11. Tiffani Smith, California Dreams

Played by: Kelly PackardWhy we love her: She was the cute bass-playing surfer chick we all wished lived next door to us.
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Played by: Kelly Packard

Why we love her: She was the cute bass-playing surfer chick we all wished lived next door to us.

12. Whitley Gilbert, A Different World

Played by: Jasmine GuyWhy we love her: Whitley was the Southern snow queen that melted our hearts.

Played by: Jasmine Guy

Why we love her: Whitley was the Southern snow queen that melted our hearts.

13. Lindsay Weir, Freaks & Geeks

Played by: Linda CardelliniWhy we love her: She was the perfect combination of smart and sexy.

Played by: Linda Cardellini

Why we love her: She was the perfect combination of smart and sexy.

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