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The ’90s Babes We Wanted To Shoop, Baby

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One of the best — or most cringe-worthy, depending on how you look at it — parts of going for the holidays is returning to your old bedroom and taking in all the teenage dreams you plastered over the walls. Hi, New Kids on the Block. Been a while, Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Tiffani Amber Thiessen. Where art thou, Devon Sawa?

Since you don’t have much else to do today besides wrap presents, drink eggnog, and try not to visibly roll your eyes when Uncle Red State weighs in on immigration reform, why not use your holiday time to remember the heartthrobs who made the ’90s such a dream? Many of them are still bona fide hotties. Some of them, not so much. Either way, they all deserved pin-up status back in the day. Show some respect — and try not to drool.

Winona Ryder

The queen of the ’90s and the face that launched Johnny Depp into the tattoo parlor.

Andrew Shue

The only reason to move into Melrose Place. Seriously, that place was a death trap.

En Vogue

With all due respect to the Spice Girls, our ’90s girl band love peaked with this quartet. Jamie Foxx wasn’t so bad himself in his In Living Color days.

Sherilyn Fenn

We’ve never looked at cherry stems the same since this Twin Peaks temptress fogged up our TV screens.

Leonardo DiCaprio

The reason we still watch Romeo + Juliet every weekend.

Morris Chestnut

Otherwise known as the beautiful man from Boyz n the Hood.

Mariah Carey

Remember when Mimi was a curly-maned goddess with a closet full of LBDs and Sexy Santa outfits?

Chris O’Donnell

Hoo-ha! The ultimate All-American, boy next door crush. Pity none of the boys next door actually looked like this.

Val Kilmer

Once upon a time, Kilmer was everyone’s dream future husband.

Christine Applegate

Before there was Veronica Corningstone, there was Kelly Bundy.

Freddie Prinze, Jr.

The boyfriend you never had but always wanted.

Brendan Fraser

Other people had a huge crush on Link from Encino Man, right? Right? Help us out here.

Stacey Dash

Di was a total Betty before Fox News got hold of her.

Alec Baldwin

You laugh now, but Alec and his bros were hot commodities in the ’90s. Now, being a “total Baldwin” is reserved for Hailey and Ireland.

Lauren Holly

The original Ginger Spice (and former wife of Jim Carrey).

Johnny Depp

Raise your hand if you had the Cry Baby poster shellacked to your wall.

Juliette Lewis

Even Brad Pitt couldn’t resist this kooky-cool ’90s babe.

Bridget Fonda

Dear Bridget. We miss you. Come back.

Ethan Hawke

Baby-faced and utterly dreamy in his Boyhood.

Wesley Snipes

Snipes totally had a moment pre-prison. White Men Can’t Jump, Passenger 57, and New Jack City? Oh yes.

Matt Dillon

Alas, There’s Something About Mary put a kibosh on our raging Dillon crush.

Julie Bowen

Mrs. Dunphee was a certified cutie in Happy Gilmore. That girl always goes for dopey guys, huh?

Chris Klein

Confession: We really wanted him to win that vote in Election.

Edward Furlong

A bit regrettable, but totally justified at the time.

Fairuza Balk

The ultimate creepy-cool, weirdly witchy crush. Watch The Craft if you don’t believe us.

Richard Gere

Before we realized Pretty Woman was so, so sleazy.

Jennifer Connelly

Or, why Career Opportunities is a completely underrated film classic.

Teri Hatcher

The only Lois Lane you’ll ever need.

Christian Slater

Those eyebrows. That voice. We were putty in his hands.

Lori Petty

Point Break and Tank Girl 4-EVA.

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