5. "My So-Called Life"

Staff Writer
Columbus Alive

So maybe you had to be a teenager in the mid-'90s to appreciate this show, but for those of us who fell into that demographic, this was a breath of fresh air in a time before the schedule was littered with teen programming. The angsty saga of Claire Danes' misfit Angela Chase - and her crush, the dreamy but dense Jordan Catalano - was axed after one season due to low ratings.