TV Shows - 1980s

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Life & Loves of a She-Devil, The

1 9 8 6 (UK) 4 x 60 minute episodes Ruth (Julie T Wallace) was a pathetic specimen. Hideously ugly and devoid of self-confidence, she discovered that...

Days and Nights of Molly Dodd, The

1 9 8 7 - 1 9 9 1 (USA) 65 x 30 minute episodes Molly Dodd (Blair Brown) was a thirty-something divorced woman living in...

Cuckoo Waltz, The

1 9 7 5 - 1 9 7 7 (UK) 1 9 8 0 (UK) 26 x 30 minute episodes If not quite three-in-a-bed, this Granada would-be rival to Man...

WKRP In Cincinnati

1 9 7 8 - 1 9 8 2 (USA) 90 x 30 minute episodes When small and ailing Cincinnati-based radio station WKRP employed new programme controller...

Incredible Hulk, The

1 9 7 8 - 1 9 8 2 (USA) 2 x 120 minute episodes 80 x 60 minute episodes "Don't make me angry... you wouldn't like me...

Razzmatazz

1 9 8 1 - 1 9 8 7 (UK) 126 x 20 minute episodes This fast moving afternoon pop programme from Tyne Tees Television presented music, games...

A Fine Romance

1 9 8 1 - 1 9 8 4 (UK) 26 x 25 minute episodes Laura Dalton is a translator by profession: brainy, content to accept that...

Sapphire and Steel

1 9 7 9 - 1 9 8 2 (UK) 34 x 30 minute episodes "All irregularities will be handled by the forces controlling each dimension. Trans-uranic heavy...

Winner Takes All

1 9 7 5 - 1 9 8 7 (UK) Jimmy Tarbuck welcomed the guests and the unseen Geoffrey Wheeler asked the questions in this...

Love Boat, The

1 9 7 7 - 1 9 8 6 (USA) The Love Boat has been described as a show which doesn't star anybody particularly famous but which...

That Beryl Marston . . . !

1 9 8 1 (UK) 6 x 30 minute episodes See her everywhere you go All her merchandise on show Who's a dirty so and so? That Beryl Marston! This...

Harry’s Game

1 9 8 2 (USA) 3 x 60 minute episodes A Cabinet minister is gunned down outside his home in London by a member of the Provisional IRA. Security...

Bit Of A Do, A

1 9 8 9 (UK) Set in a small Yorkshire town where everyone knew everyone else's business, A Bit Of A Do focused on the relationships between members...

Young Doctors, The

1 9 7 6 - 1 9 8 1 (Australia) 1396 x 30 minute episodes Back in 1979 in Australia, you could watch The Young Doctors and either ogle Delvene...

Mind Your Language

1 9 7 7 - 1 9 8 6 (UK) 42 x 30 minute episodes After quitting the cycle of medical comedies which began with Doctor In The...

Hallelujah!

1 9 8 3 - 1 9 8 4 (UK) 13 x 30 minute episodes Thora Hird starred in this Yorkshire Television comedy as the determined and...

Jewel in the Crown, The

1 9 8 4 (UK) 1 x 120 minute episode 13 x 60 minute episodes The Jewel in the Crown was a fourteen-part serial produced by Granada Studios and...

Dempsey and Makepeace

1 9 8 5 - 1 9 8 6 (UK) 30 x 60 minute episodes This detective drama series was based around two mismatched detectives: Lieutenant James...

Racing Game, The

1 9 7 9 - 1 9 8 0 (USA) 6 x 60 minute episodes A thriller series based on the stories of ex-jockey Dick Francis. On being...

Home To Roost

1 9 8 5 - 1 9 9 0 (UK) 29 x 50 minute episodes Divorced office worker Henry Willows (ex-Sweeney hard man, John Thaw) is content in...

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Gentle Touch, The

1 9 8 0 - 1 9 8 4 (UK) 56 x 60 minute episodes The Gentle Touch introduced Britain's first starring female cop, Detective Inspector Maggie Forbes...

M.A.S.K

1 9 8 5 - 1 9 8 6 (USA)75 x 22 minute episodes The M.A.S.K of this 80s cartoon series stood for Mobile Armored Strike...

Here’s Boomer

1 9 8 0 - 1 9 8 2 (USA) 20 x 30 minute episodes Incredible shaggy dog Boomer was a cute stray dog of mixed breeding...

Sight And Sound In Concert

1 9 7 7 - 1 9 8 3 (UK) Long before the introduction of Nicam digital stereo and 5.1 Surround Sound, the BBC gave British...

20/20

1 9 7 8 - Current (USA) This hour-long current affairs show from ABC has always featured award-winning journalists covering social issues and current events. Notable interviews...

Monkey

1 9 7 8 - 1 9 8 2 (Japan) 39 x 54 minute episodes Buddha challenges Monkey (an impish and wisecracking part human/part monkey) to fly...

Stanley Baxter (Big Picture) Show, The

1 9 6 3 - 1 9 8 5 (UK) A lavish sketch show in which Scottish comic Stanley Baxter specialised in impersonating famous women...

Dempsey and Makepeace

1 9 8 5 - 1 9 8 6 (UK) 30 x 60 minute episodes This detective drama series was based around two mismatched detectives: Lieutenant James...