Browsing: TV Shows – 1980s

1 9 8 9 – 1 9 9 0 (USA) 16 x 30 minute episodes 13 East was a hectic ward in a large unnamed hospital where Maggie Poole (Diana Bellamy)…

1 9 8 2 (Australia) 7 x 50 minute episodes On the eve of World War I in the small country town of Bindogundra (in the wheat belt of New South…

1 9 8 7 – 1 9 9 0 (USA/Canada) 34 x 60 minute episodes 21 Jump Street was about undercover cops who were assigned to high schools, colleges and…

1 9 8 5 – 1 9 9 0 (USA) 116 x 30 minute episodes 227 first aired in September 1985 and ran for five seasons on NBC before its final episode…

1 9 8 0 – 1 9 8 8 (USA) 108 x 30 minute episodes This educational science programme from PBS Children’s Television Workshop became something of an after-school ritual for many…

1 9 8 2 – 1 9 8 3 (USA) 1 9 8 6 – 1 9 8 8 (USA) 85 x 30 minute episodes Based on characters created by Patricia Resnick…

1 9 8 8 (UK) 6 x 30 minute episodes The staid, faded elegance of a gentleman’s club was the setting for this BBC sitcom from Richard Gordon, creator of the Doctor series…

1 9 8 2 (UK) 6 x 30 minute episodes This Thames comedy was Arthur Lowe’s last television series, made shortly before his death on 16 April 1982 and screened posthumously. The…

1 9 8 7 (UK) 7 x 50 minute episodes In 1987 Peter Egan continued as the smoothie Paul Ryman of Ever Decreasing Circles on Sundays, but on Wednesdays on BBC2 he was…