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Yo, peep this! Classic 90s sitcom 'The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' is coming to Netflix.

The show, which made a star out of Will Smith, will land on the streaming service on New Year's Eve. Should help the New Year go with a bang.

The show ran for six series from 1990 to 1996. Smith starred as a West Philadelphia teenager called Will Smith, who was sent to live with his wealthy aunt Vivian and uncle Phil in the wealthy suburb of Bel-Air in Los Angeles.

A rebooted version is also reportedly in the works.

Last week, Netflix announced it was allowing users to download certain shows to view offline. However, at present the feature is only available for Netflix's own shows, like 'The Crown' and 'Stranger Things'.

But shows it makes in collaboration with others – like 'Luke Cage', which is made with Marvel, for instance – can't be downloaded due to rights issues.

Netflix claims more content will be downloadable soon. Let's hope it includes the Fresh Prince.

The offline mode is also only available through the mobile app, so shows can only be downloaded to a smartphone or tablet, not a laptop or desktop computer.

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