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The Amazing 90's

Season 1 2015

  • 2015-04-16T00:30:00Z on Nine Network
  • 60 mins
  • 6 hours, 0 mins
  • Documentary

The series covers the decade from the Gulf War in 1990 through to the panic caused by fear of the Y2K Millennium bug. First-hand accounts of the biggest news stories of the decade in Australia and the US are told by the players at the heart of the action: The death of Diana; Monica Lewinsky and the Clinton sex scandals; the birth of the internet; the rise of Pauline Hanson; the OJ Simpson Trial; the Thredbo Disaster and Port Arthur Massacre. Plus favourite Aussie TV shows, movies and commercials from the 90s. As well as the impact of Toy Story, The Blair Witch project, the Macarena, Jerry Springer and Vanilla Ice.

6 episodes

1x01 Episode 1

  • Series Premiere

    2015-04-16T00:30:00Z — 60 mins

All the big events and personalities of the decade from Australia and overseas in TV, movies, music, pop culture, sport and politics. This week: Sex scandals in the White House, Bananas in Pyjamas, Naughtiest Home Videos; Silverchair and more

1x02 Episode 2

  • 2015-04-23T00:30:00Z — 60 mins

Susan Sarandon talks about the hit Thelma & Louise. The plot that brought down Bob Hawke and made Paul Keating Prime Minister. The birth of the internet; Australia's first reality show, Sylvania Waters and Vanilla Ice on his fame.

1x03 Episode 3

  • 2015-04-30T00:30:00Z — 60 mins

Sydney wins the bid for the 2000 Olympics, lifestyle TV dominates the television and Aussie movies The Castle, Muriel's Wedding and Strictly Ballroom are all hits at the local box office.

1x04 Episode 4

  • 2015-05-07T00:30:00Z — 60 mins

The trial of the century, OJ Simpson charged with murder. The 40th anniversary of Australian TV. The sitcom Friends debuts. Ellen comes out to Oprah that she is gay and the horror of the Port Arthur massacre.

1x05 Episode 5

  • 2015-05-14T00:30:00Z — 60 mins

The rise of One Nation and Pauline Hanson including her famous "Please explain" interview as well as the Bill Clinton and the Monica Lewinsky scandal.

1x06 Episode 6

  • 2015-05-21T00:30:00Z — 60 mins

The death of Diana and outpouring of grief around the world. Australia votes on becoming a republic, favourite Aussie TV ads, the debuts of Hi-5 & Who Wants To Be A Millionaire, the death of Michael Hutchence and the Y2K bug.