80’s TV Shows

80’s TV Shows

Sad News! You Won’t Be Watching The Charlie Brown Holiday Specials On Network TV This Year

“A Charlie Brown Christmas,” “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” and “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown”, have all been nabbed by Apple TV+ and will not be shown on local network TV this year.  The Halloween special will begin streaming globally on Apple TV+ on October 19. Apple TV+ has teamed...

Disney+ Is Launching A Sequel TV Series To The 1988 Fantasy Movie “Willow”

Disney + has announced that it is preparing to launch a streaming TV series that is the sequel to the 1988 fantasy movie, "Willow" that will debut in 2021.  The series will reportedly be set many years after the end of the original Willow movie.  Ron Howard is returning as...

Hill Street Blues

Hill Street Blues was an American TV show on NBC that was shown in prime-time from January 15, 1981, to May 12, 1987. The series ran for a total of 146 episodes during its tenure.  The show was filmed in a somewhat unique style for that time period using handheld...

Miami Vice TV Show Celebrates 36th Anniversary Of Series Premiere

Starring Don Johnson as James "Sonny" Crockett and Phillip Michael Thomas as Ricardo "Rico" Tubbs, this crime drama was a massive hit, set in Miami Florida.  Often described as MTV with cops, it featured current hit songs by popular artists during the 1980s and the cinematography was sleek and movie-like....

Oh No!! It’s Mr. Bill

Saturday Night Live had requested viewers to send in their home movies. Submitted as a parody of bad animation, Mr. Bill took the prize and, with creator Walter Williams, went on to spend seven years at SNL, a period in which his role on the show grew to 10 appearances...

Pee-Wee’s Playhouse

Pee-Wee's Playhouse was a children's show which ran from 1986-1990. Starring Paul Reubens, Laurence Fishburne, Phil Hartman, the madcap adventures of Pee Wee's Playhouse charmed a generation of kids with its incredibly inventive and hilarious characters, including Miss Yvonne, Cowboy Curtis, Reba the Mail Lady, Captain Carl, the King of...

Square Pegs

This TV show was only on for one season from 1982-1983 on CBS. Square Pegs follows Patty Greene (Sarah Jessica Parker) and Lauren Hutchinson (Amy Linker), two awkward teenage girls desperate to fit in at Weemawee High School. The show was often said to be ahead of its time and...

Who Shot J.R.?

The season finale of Dallas Season 3 was called "A House Divided" which aired on March 21, 1980. At the end of the episode, Larry Hagman's character, J.R. Ewing heard a noise outside of his office and went to investigate.  He was subsequently shot by an unknown assailant. Viewers would...

FLASHBACK! ANTHRAX CO-STARS IN AN EPISODE OF “MARRIED WITH CHILDREN” TV SERIES

Anthrax's "Persistence of Time" two-year album and tour "cycle" (1990-92) was loaded with all kinds of good trouble.  The band toured with Iron Maiden on "Monsters of Rock" followed by "No Prayer for the Dying," then jumped on the Clash of the Titans triple-headline extravaganza with Slayer and Megadeth, and Alice...

The Golden Girls TV Show

The Golden Girls is an American sitcom television series created by Susan Harris that originally aired on NBC from September 14, 1985, to May 9, 1992, with a total of 180 half-hour episodes, spanning seven seasons. The show stars Beatrice Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, and Estelle Getty as four...

You Can’t Do That On Television

Created in 1979, but not aired in the U.S. until 1981, "You Can't Do That on Television" was a hit tv show on the Nickelodeon network.  Aimed at young people, this sketch comedy show became Nickelodeon's highest-rated show by 1983. The show introduced the now-famous "Green Slime" to the network...

‘Who’s The Boss?’ Sequel With Tony Danza & Alyssa Milano In Works At Sony Pictures Television

Deadline is reporting big news about a sequel to the 80s Tv Show "Who's The Boss?" In an EXCLUSIVE For Deadline: One of the most beloved television comedies is making a comeback. A Who’s the Boss? sequel is in development at Sony Pictures Television. Tony Danza and Alyssa Milano are...

Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom TV Show

If you were alive in the 1980's you probably watched this animal show at least once. On the air from 1963-1988, Mutual Of Omaha's Wild Kingdom took the viewer on daring adventures throughout the world and the animal kingdom. Marlin Perkins, a Zoologist,  hosted "Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom," an...

Family Ties

Family Ties is an American sitcom television series that aired on NBC for seven seasons, premiering on September 22, 1982, and concluding on May 14, 1989 Steven and Elyse Keaton raising their three children: ambitious, would-be millionaire entrepreneur Alex (Michael J. Fox); fashion-conscious, gossipy Mallory (Justine Bateman); and tomboy Jennifer...

TV Shows That Debuted in 1981

Battlestars Behind the Screen Best of the West Bret Maverick Checking In Code Red Darkroom Dynasty Entertainment Tonight Falcon Crest Father Murphy Fitz and Bones Gimme a Break Goldie Gold and Action Jack Harper Valley PTA Hill Street Blues Laverne & Shirley in the Army Lewis & Clark Love, Sidney...

TV Shows That Debuted in 1982

America This Morning American Playhouse At the Movies with Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert Blackstar Bring 'Em Back Alive Cagney & Lacey Capitol CBS Morning News Cheers Chicago Story Child's Play Fame Family Ties Filthy Rich Gavilan Gilligan's Planet Gloria Herbie the Matchmaker It Takes Two Joanie Loves Chachi King's...

TV Shows That Debuted in 1983

Ace Crawford, Private Eye AfterMASH Alvin and the Chipmunks Amanda's At Ease Automan Baby Makes Five Bare Essence Bay City Blues Benji, Zax & the Alien Prince Boone Buffalo Bill Casablanca Cutter to Houston Donald Duck Presents Dungeons & Dragons Fandango Fraggle Rock Friday Night Videos Good Morning, Mickey! Goodnight,...

TV Shows That Debuted in 1980

3-2-1 Contact America's Top 10 Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters BET (Black Entertainment Television) Beyond Westworld Blockbusters Bosom Buddies Breaking Away Chain Reaction Cosmos Enos Flo Freebie and the Bean Fridays Galactica 1980 Gambit Games People Play Goodtime Girls Heathcliff I'm a Big Girl Now It's a Living Ladies' Man...

TV Shows That Debuted in 1984

a.k.a. Pablo Airwolf Blue Thunder Brothers Call to Glory Challenge of the GoBots Charles in Charge Cover Up Crazy Like a Fox Danger Mouse Double Trouble Dragon's Lair Dreams E/R Finder of Lost Loves Glitter Hawaiian Heat Heathcliff Highway to Heaven Hot Pursuit Hunter It's Your Move Kate and Allie...

TV Shows That Debuted in 1985

227 Amazing Stories America Andy Warhol's Fifteen Minutes Attitudes Berrenger's Break the Bank CBS Storybreak Charlie & Co. Code Name: Foxfire Code of Vengeance Disney's Adventures of the Gummi Bears Double Dare Dumbo's Circus Ewoks Eye to Eye Foley Square G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero George Burns Comedy Week...

TV Shows That Debuted in 1986

A Current Affair ALF All Is Forgiven Amen At the Movies Better Days Blacke's Magic Bridges to Cross Bruce Forsyth's Hot Streak Crime Story Dads Dennis the Menace Designing Women Double Dare Easy Street Fast Times Fathers and Sons Fortune Dane Ghostbusters Gung Ho He's the Mayor Head of the...

TV Shows That Debuted In 1987

21 Jump Street A Different World ALF: The Animated Series Animal Crack-Ups Beauty and the Beast Beverly Hills Buntz Beverly Hills Teens Bionic Six BraveStarr CBS This Morning Crossbow Dinosaucers Dolly Down and Out in Beverly Hills DuckTales (Original series) Duet Everything's Relative Eyes on the Prize Finders Keepers Frank's Place...

TV Shows That Debuted In 1988

48 Hours A Pup Named Scooby-Doo Aaron's Way ALF Tales Almost Grown America's Most Wanted Annie McGuire Baby Boom Beyond Tomorrow Blackout Blue Skies C.O.P.S. Capital Gang China Beach Coming of Age Count Duckula Day by Day Dear John Denver, the Last Dinosaur Dirty Dancing Don't Just Sit There Eisenhower...

TV Shows That Debuted In 1989

3rd Degree A Fine Romance A Man Called Hawk A Peaceable Kingdom Alien Nation America's Funniest Home Videos American Gladiators Ann Jillian Anything but Love Baywatch Beetlejuice Booker Bordertown Camp Candy Captain N: The Game Master Chicken Soup Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers Coach Comic Strip Live COPS Couch Potatoes...

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