The Top 25 Coolest Teen Dramas of the Last 20 Years

This is my top 20 list of TV's coolest teen dramas of the last 2 decades.
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1.
Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Follows a group of friends living in Beverly Hills, California, from their school days through to adulthood. (44 mins.)
 
2.
Gossip Girl (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Privileged teens living on the Upper East Side of New York can hide no secret from the ruthless blogger who is always watching. (42 mins.)
 
3.
The O.C. (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A troubled youth becomes embroiled in the lives of a close-knit group of people in the wealthy, upper-class neighborhood of Newport Beach, Orange County, California. (44 mins.)
 
4.
Dawson's Creek (1998 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Four friends in a small coastal town help each other cope with adolescence. (60 mins.)
 
5.
Glee (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A group of ambitious misfits try to escape the harsh realities of high school by joining a glee club, where they find strength, acceptance and, ultimately, their voice, while working to pursue dreams of their own. (44 mins.)
 
6.
My So-Called Life (1994 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A 15-year-old girl and her trials and tribulations of being a teenager and dealing with friends, guys, parents and school. (60 mins.)
 
7.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A young woman, destined to slay vampires, demons and other infernal creatures, deals with her life fighting evil, with the help of her friends. (44 mins.)
 
8.
The Vampire Diaries (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A teenage girl is torn between two vampire brothers. (43 mins.)
 
9.
Party of Five (1994 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Five siblings are left to find their own way in the world when their parents are killed by a drunk driver... (60 mins.)
 
10.
Felicity (1998 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A young fresh out of high school girl, follows her high school crush to college to be near him. (60 mins.)
 
11.
Pretty Little Liars (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Four friends band together against an anonymous foe who threatens to reveal their darkest secrets, while unraveling the mystery of the murder of their best friend. (60 mins.)
 
12.
Freaks and Geeks (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
A high school mathlete starts hanging out with a group of burnouts while her younger brother navigates his freshman year. (44 mins.)
 
13.
One Tree Hill (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Half-brothers Lucas and Nathan Scott trade between kinship and rivalry both on the basketball court and in the hearts of their friends in the small, but not so quiet town of Tree Hill, North Carolina. (60 mins.)
 
14.
Smallville (2001 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A young Clark Kent struggles to find his place in the world as he learns to harness his alien powers for good and deals with the typical troubles of teenage life in Smallville. (60 mins.)
 
15.
Friday Night Lights (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
The trials and tribulations of small town Texas football players, their friends, family, and coaching staff. (44 mins.)
 
16.
Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The lives of the kids at Degrassi Community School dealing with the serious and sometimes taboo issues that plague teenagers. (30 mins.)
 
17.
The Secret Life of the American Teenager (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
After an unplanned pregnancy, teenager Amy Juergens's life will never be the same, as she deals with other teenagers around her. (43 mins.)
 
18.
Roswell (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The lives of three young alien/human hybrids with extraordinary gifts in Roswell. (42 mins.)
 
19.
Teen Wolf (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A somewhat awkward teen is attacked by a werewolf and inherits the curse himself, as well as the enemies that come with it. (41 mins.)
 
20.
Greek (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Freshman Rusty Cartwright arrives at college and decides he no longer wants to be the boring geek from high school. He decides to pledge a fraternity. He is offered 2 bids; one from his sister's boyfriend Evan's fraternity and one from Cappie, his sister's ex-boyfriend's fraternity. Rusty must learn to handle his new life, and his new relationship with his sister. His sister must decide if she loves Evan who is stable or Cappie who really loves her. (60 mins.)
 
21.
Popular (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Two girls who despise each other, due to being on opposite sides of the "popularity fence", are forced together upon learning that their parents are getting married. (60 mins.)
 
22.
90210 (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A Kansas family relocates to Beverly Hills, where their two children adapt to the infamous social drama of West Beverly Hills High. (60 mins.)
 
23.
Veronica Mars (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
After her best friend is murdered and her father is removed as county sheriff, Veronica Mars dedicates her life to cracking the toughest mysteries in the affluent town of Neptune. (44 mins.)
 
24.
Make It or Break It (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Follows a group of teen Olympic hopefuls as they train and prepare for their day in the spotlight. (45 mins.)
 
25.
Switched at Birth (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Two teenage girls' lives are turned upside down when they find out they were switched at birth. (60 mins.)