30 Hilarious Jokes from the 1990s That Will Stoke Your Nostalgia

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30 Hilarious Jokes from the 1990s That Will Stoke Your Nostalgia

It’s pretty easy to spot somebody who grew up in the ’90s. We get unreasonably excited at the sight of a 3D animated dancing baby. We can’t get on any ship or sailboat without heading directly to the bow to shout, “I’m king of the world!” We were the first generation with email addresses, and the last to listen to all our music on CDs. We still get misty-eyed over Kurt Cobain and Tupac Shakur and Princess Diana, we’ll still sing along with Chumbawamba’s “Tubthumping” (even if we couldn’t stand the song in the ’90s), and we’re still a little freaked out by the Y2K bug. Hey, it’s been 18 years since nothing happened, but that doesn’t mean we’re not continually surprised every time our computers turn on.

But perhaps the easiest way to spot a ’90s kid is by what makes them laugh. Nobody loves a good OJ Simpson or Tickle Me Elmo joke more than we do.  If lines like “no soup for you” or “Now That’s Some High Quality H2O” doesn’t make you laugh uncontrollably—and maybe get a little choked up because wow, was that really so long ago?—the Go-Go ’90s probably wasn’t the decade where you finally blossomed into a grown-up. Here are 30 jokes that those of us who came of age in the last days of the 20th century will find uproarious, and will likely leave the rest of you scratching your heads. And for more jokes best served up in a time capsule, check out these 30 Hilarious Jokes from the 80s That Will Stoke Your Nostalgia.

Forrest Gump '90s Jokes

What is Forrest Gump’s email password?


Britney Spears celebrity photoshop fail

Knock knock! Who’s there? Britney Spears.

Britney Spears who? Knock Knock! Who’s there? Oops, I did it again!

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Only ’90s kids will get this joke.

I emailed it to their AOL accounts!

Sonic the Hedgehog

What does Sonic the Hedgehog wear when he goes to the beach?

A speedo!

kurt cobain celebrity deaths

Want to hear a Nirvana joke?

No? Oh well, never mind.

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air '90s Jokes

How do you find Will Smith in the snow?

Look for the fresh prints!

Pikachu Pokemon '90s Jokes

Why don’t you want a Pokémon in the bathroom?

Because it might take a Pikachu!

Seinfeld Soup Nazi Funniest Sitcom Jokes

What do you call part of a poem written by a Seinfeld character?

A George Co-stanza!

dawson's creek cast

We all know the zip code to Beverly Hills, it’s 90210. But do you remember the one for Dawson’s Creek?

It’s 90108, 4052304.

[Hint: Turn up Paula Cole, and sing those numbers out loud…]

REM Band '90s Jokes

I fainted in the curry house when I heard REM had split up.

That’s me in the Korma!

Snoop Dogg '90s Jokes

Why does Snoop Dogg carry an umbrella?

Fo’ drizzle!

Polar Bear Coke Commercial '90s Jokes

I saw footage of polar bears drinking water today.

It’s obviously fake; everybody knows they only drink Coca-Cola!

And for more hilarity hidden in your favorite ad spots, check out The 30 Funniest Jokes In TV Commercials.


What do you use to make boot soup?


Spice Girls

Which Spice Girl can hold the most gasoline?

Geri can!

Girl Gardening Valentine's Day

What do you call a grunge gardener?

Hedgy!NSYNC album

What do ’90s boy bands and blue spruce trees have in common?

They all have frosted tips!

vanilla ice, celebrities not like us

If you ask Vanilla Ice’s mother about his childhood…

She’ll tell you that he was a nice, nice baby!Old-fashioned Computer '90s Jokes

A sure sign that you aren’t Y2K ready…

You’ve backed-up your desktop by pushing it against the wall!

David Hasselhoff

Why did David Hasselhoff change his name to “The Hoff”?

He couldn’t be bothered with the hassle!Michael Jordan, inspiring quotes

What does Michael Jordan like to put on his toast for breakfast?

Space Jam!


Why didn’t the ladies of the group TLC ever exfoliate?

Cause they don’t want no scrubs!

tupac celebrity deaths

Why did Tupac go to the gym?

To get a sixpac!

Where's Waldo '90s Jokes

Do you know the worst part of finding yourself?

Realizing you’re not Waldo!Bill Clinton

How was Bill Clinton able to maintain a steady surplus during his presidency?

He had a great Al Gore-rhythm!

Dolly the Sheep '90s Jokes

Why did scientists clone Dolly?

They wanted some sheep thrills!

And for more ’90s nostalgia, check out these 20 Slang Terms From the 1990s No One Uses Anymore.

disposable camera

I hadn’t seen it in a while, but at a concert last night I saw someone using a disposable camera.

It gave me a flashback!

Windows Microsoft Logo '90s Jokes

Whoever stole my Microsoft office, I’m coming after you…

You have my Word!

And for more dad-worthy jokes, check out these 40 Corny Jokes You Can’t Help But Laugh At.

CD Rack '90s Jokes

Where did General Norman Schwarzkopf keep all of his CDs?

In Iraq!

Super Nintendo '90s Jokes

What did the Super Nintendo say to the Sega Genesis?

“You know, everyone always tells me that I’m a bit better than you.”

And for more ancient artifacts, check out these 15 Tech Terms from the ’90s No One Uses Anymore.

Palm Pilot '90s Jokes

I had a girlfriend who didn’t like PDA.

So I guess buying her a PalmPilot for her birthday was a bad idea, huh?

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