CNN —  Blame this week’s newsletter on McDonald’s french fries.

I recently ordered some fries and reflected on the concept of supersizing. I wondered when the fast food giant first began offering the option to go bigger. Google to the rescue – it turns out that supersizing launched in 1992.

Looking back, the 1990s weren’t such a bad decade in many ways. And with all that’s going on, now seems like the perfect moment to look back on some of the good things that came out of that time.

Cheers to the return of Frasier Crane!

Kelsey Grammer is back playing the character he originated on “Cheers” and later played on the spinoff, “Frasier,” which ran from 1993 to 2004. The “Frasier” reboot just started streaming on Paramount+ and it’s one of a few throwbacks coming at us from the ’90s.

Readers of a certain age will remember the Scholastic Book Fairs at school, where some of the most popular books were the “Goosebumps” series. Written by R.L. Stine, the books first started being published in 1992 and they helped introduce an entire generation to horror and the paranormal.

Now a new series based on the books is debuting on Disney+ and Hulu. According to a preview, the show “follows a group of five high school students as they embark on a shadowy and twisted journey to investigate the tragic passing three decades earlier of a teen named Harold Biddle – while also unearthing dark secrets from their parents’ past.”

Just in time for spooky season a.k.a. Halloween! (Which honestly begs the question: how are we almost at the end of the year already?)

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