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18 New Year's Resolutions From 1992

Another year, another slew of New Year's resolutions. What would yours have looked like 20 years ago?

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3. Leave the house on Saturday nights despite great TV programming.

Nickelodeon's original Snick line-up (Clarissa Explains It All, Roundhouse, Ren & Stimpy, Are You Afraid of the Dark) made it tough to get off the couch, whether or not it was big and orange.

5. Work on your Jack Nicholson impression.

A Few Good Men was released on Dec. 11, which means you still have time to perfect your "You can't handle the truth!" before it falls out of fashion. (Just kidding, it will always be hilarious.)

6. Find out the ending to "The Crying Game."

Everyone was talking about the big twist. The Crying Game was in U.S. theaters in November, but it didn't get a wide release until 1993.


8. Plan out your three wishes in advance.

And remember, you only really get two, because your third wish has to be to release Genie. Don't be a dick. Disney's Aladdin came out on Nov. 25.

9. Quit crushing on Paul Reiser.

Mad About You debuted in September, so you get a pass for a couple months. But if you're still hankering for a hot slab of Paul by summer 2013, you're only letting yourself down.

10. Learn how to navigate New York.

If Kevin can do it, you really have no excuse. You could also stand to be nicer to pigeon ladies in the park. Home Alone 2 hit theaters in November.

12. Finish mourning "The Golden Girls."

I know it's hard, but all good things must come to an end. The Golden Girls aired its series finale in May. (You could always watch the spin-off, The Golden Palace.)


17. Don't let Cosby sweaters fall out of fashion.

Just because The Cosby Show aired its last episode on April 30 doesn't mean you have to give up dressing like TV's most fashion-forward patriarch.

18. Always wear underwear.

Sharon Stone flashed audiences everywhere in Basic Instinct, released in March. Remember, if you're going to dramatically uncross your legs, dress appropriately.


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