TV Shows - 1980s

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After Mash

1 9 8 3 - 1 9 8 4 (USA) 30 x 30 minute episodes The Korean War was over and the men and women of the...

Agatha Christie Hour, The

1 9 8 2 (UK) 10 x episodes This series from Thames did not feature the mighty Hercule Poirot, nor did Miss Marple steal the limelight. For once,...

Agony

1 9 7 9 - 1 9 8 1 (UK) 20 x 30 minute episodes Maureen Lipman starred as Jane Lucas - a cosmopolitan Jewish wife and...

Airline

1 9 8 2 (UK) In 1946 Jack Ruskin, demobbed after World War II but with flying still in his blood, struggled to find work with...

Airwolf

1 9 8 4 - 1 9 8 7 (USA) 60 x 30 minute episodes Airwolf is a combat helicopter - but it's no ordinary combat helicopter. ...

Alas Smith and Jones

1 9 8 4 - 1 9 8 8 (UK)43 x 30 minute episodes 1 x 60 minute special This clever comedy sketch series (mimicking the title...

Albion Market

1 9 8 5 - 1 9 8 6 (UK) 100 x 30 minute episodes Contrived by Granada as a sister show to Coronation Street, with the aim...

Alexei Sayle’s Stuff

1 9 8 8 - 1 9 9 1 (UK) 18 x 30 minute episodes "Who's that fat bastard?" After an ill-conceived sojourn alongside Chris Tarrant and Lenny...

Alf

1 9 8 6 - 1 9 9 6 (USA) 102 x 30 minute episodes 2 x 60 minute episodes Long before 3rd Rock From the Sun (but long after My...

Alfresco

1 9 8 3 - 1 9 8 4 (UK) If asked to name Britain's biggest comedy and drama names at the end of the 20th...

Alias the Jester

1 9 8 5 (UK) 13 x 10 minute episodes Produced by Cosgrove Hall (creators of Danger Mouse and Count Duckula), this BAFTA award-winning animated series followed...

Alice

1 9 7 6 - 1 9 8 5 (USA) 209 x 30 minute episodes Mel's Diner - a greasy-spoon truck-stop in Phoenix, Arizona - was the...

All At No. 20

1 9 8 6 - 1 9 8 7 (UK) 12 x 30 minute episodes Widow Sheila Haddon (Maureen Lipman in her first comedy series since Agony) discovers...

All Clued Up

1 9 8 7 - 1 9 9 3 (UK) All Clued Up was a Sunday tea-time classic, hosted by ''Diddy'' David Hamilton. It was a real...

All Creatures Great And Small

1 9 7 7 - 1 9 8 0 (UK) 1 9 8 8 - 1 9 9 0 (UK) 88 x 50 minute episodes 3 x 90 minute...

All in Good Faith

1 9 8 5 - 1 9 8 8 (UK) 18 x 30 minute episodes In his first comedy for ITV, Richard Briers starred as Philip Lambe,...

All In The Family

1 9 7 1 - 1 9 9 1 (USA) 196 x 30 minute episodes 5 x 60 minute episodes 1 x 90 minute episode Though nearly cancelled after...

All My Children

1 9 7 0 - 2 0 1 3 (USA) 3477 x 60 mibute episodes First airing on Monday 5 January 1970, this long-running ABC soap concerned...

All The Rivers Run

1 9 8 3 (Australia) 4 x 120 minute episodes Thanks to skilful direction, some elegant performances and refreshing and eye-catching locations, this Channel 7 miniseries from...

All The Way

1 9 8 8 (Australia) 32 x 30 minute episodes All the Way was an Australian television series made by Crawford Productions for the Nine Network,...

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‘Allo ‘Allo

1 9 8 4 - 1 9 9 2 (UK) 55 x 30 minute episodes 26 x 25 minute episodes 3 x 45 minute episodes 1 x 35 minute...

$10,000 Pyramid, The

1 9 7 3 - 1 9 7 6 (USA) 4270 x 30 minute episodes "Keep your eye on this spot! You are about to see one...

$64,000 Question, The

1 9 5 5 - 1 9 5 8 (USA) Before the quiz show scandal of the late 1950s, The $64,000 Question was a high-stakes, nail-biting, ratings-topping game...

12 O’clock High

1 9 6 4 - 1 9 6 7 (USA) 78 x 60 minute episodes 12 O'clock High chronicled the adventures of the men of the...

13 Queens Boulevard

1 9 7 9 (USA) 9 x 30 minute episodes Originally to have been titled Five Women, this short-lived comedy series starring Eileen Brennan was originally meant to...