The 7 Most Overrated TV Shows of the Last 20 Years

Television is a strange medium, isn't it? Certain shows bring with them a measure of hyperbole before they even debut, while other programs build a reputation that lasts long after they're gone. And then there are the overrated series. They can be cult favorites or supposed classics, but in the long run, these shows bear the weight of critical or popular love that isn't completely justified.

Here are the seven most overrated television programs of the last two decades. Enjoy!

7. "Friends"

Friends was a nice little show in its day, but unlike a true classic show, it just doesn't hold up all these years later. Looking back at it, I don't laugh nearly as much as I did during its original run. The only exception for me is Lisa Kudrow, whom I still love in scenes like this: