03/16/2013 11:08 am ET

A Look Back At Thursday NBC Comedies Of Late

Thursday nights on NBC: They defined the second half of the nineties as "Must-See TV." But beyond the anchors of Friends and Seinfeld, and later Will & Grace, many, many other shows populated the lineup. Like, so many. More than you remember were stuffed between the 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. half-hour hits, hoping that their huge audiences would latch onto their lead-outs — and yet nothing ever really took off. In honor of Seinfeld's ousting in today's Sitcom Smackdown, let's go through the once-mighty lineup, with a complete list of everything else that ran in that NBC block since the dawn of Friends in 1994.