1988 Fall TV Schedule

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1.
Almost Grown (1988 TV Series)
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In some ways, Norman and Suzie are a very typical American couple. After meeting in high school, dating all through school and college... (60 mins.)
“ CBS ” - raisleygordon
 
2.
Annie McGuire (1988 TV Series)
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Newlyweds Anne and Nick McGuire both have a great deal of personal history they are bringing into the marriage... (30 mins.)
“ CBS ” - raisleygordon
 
3.
Baby Boom (1988 TV Series)
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Yet another movie-turned-TV series that flopped was this comedy based on the 1987 Diane Keaton film of the same name... (30 mins.)
“ NBC ” - raisleygordon
 
4.
China Beach (1988 TV Series)
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Dateline: November 1967, within klicks of Danang, Vietnam, sits a U.S. Army base, bar and hospital on China Beach... (120 mins.)
“ ABC ” - raisleygordon
 
5.
Dear John (1988 TV Series)
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After his wife leaves him for his best friend, John Lacey joins the One Two One Club, a support group for divorced and widowed people... (30 mins.)
Director: Hal Cooper
“ NBC ” - raisleygordon
 
6.
Dirty Dancing (1988 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
“ CBS ” - raisleygordon
 
7.
Empty Nest (1988 TV Series)
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"Empty Nest" is set in Miami and tells of the day to day misadventures of a widowed pediatrician, Harry Weston... (30 mins.)
“ NBC ” - raisleygordon
 
8.
Guns of Paradise (1988 TV Series)
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Gunfighter Ethan Cord, left to raise his dead sister's children, tries to settle down in the town of Paradise... (60 mins.)
“ CBS

a.k.a. "Paradise" ” - raisleygordon
 
9.
High Risk (1988 TV Series)
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(60 mins.)
“ CBS ” - raisleygordon
 
10.
Incredible Sunday (1988 TV Series)
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Unsuccessful attempt at reviving "That's Incredible!" (1980), with a new cast save for original host John Davidson. (30 mins.)
“ ABC ” - raisleygordon
 
11.
Knightwatch (1988 TV Series)
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A group of youths come together to form the Knights, a team of vigilantes who fight for justice. (60 mins.)
“ ABC ” - raisleygordon
 
12.
The Magical World of Disney (1988 TV Special)
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The Magical World of Disney was the 1988-1990 incarnation of the long-running Disney anthology TV series...
Director: Max Fader
“ NBC

Not really a new series. More like a revival. ” - raisleygordon
 
13.
Midnight Caller (1988 TV Series)
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Jack Killian is an ex-cop in San Francisco. He quit the police force after accidentally shooting his partner... (60 mins.)
“ NBC ” - raisleygordon
 
14.
Mission: Impossible (1988 TV Series)
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An elite covert operations unit carries out highly sensitive missions subject to official denial in the event of failure, death or capture. (47 mins.)
“ ABC ” - raisleygordon
 
15.
Murphy Brown (1988 TV Series)
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The misadventures of a tough female television journalist and her friends. (30 mins.)
“ CBS ” - raisleygordon
 
16.
Murphy's Law (1988 TV Series)
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D.P. Murphy works as an insurance fraud investigator, frequently giving and getting a hard time from his nervous boss, Wesley Harden, his on-and-off girlfriend Kimiko, and his ex-wife Marissa over visitation with their daughter Kathleen. (60 mins.)
“ ABC ” - raisleygordon
 
17.
Raising Miranda (1988 TV Series)
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After his wife Bonnie leaves, Donald Marshack struggles to raise their teenaged daughter Miranda with occasional help from his friends the Hoodenpyles. (30 mins.)
“ CBS ” - raisleygordon
 
18.
Roseanne (1988 TV Series)
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The story of a working class family struggling with life's essential problems: Marriage, Children, Money and Parents in Law. (22 mins.)
“ ABC ” - raisleygordon
 
19.
Something Is Out There (1988 Mini-Series)
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Two police officers investigate a series of brutal murders in which the victims have had bodily organs removed... (200 mins.)
“ NBC

Originally aired as a TV-Movie in May 1988. ” - raisleygordon
 
20.
TV 101 (1988 TV Series)
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Kevin Keegan is a recently divorced TV news photographer who quits his job and returns to Roosevelt... (60 mins.)
Director: John Heath
“ CBS ” - raisleygordon
 
21.
Tattinger's (1988 TV Series)
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Nick Tattinger runs a restaurant in New York City assisted by Sheila Bradey, the chef; Sid Wilbur, the... (60 mins.)
“ NBC ” - raisleygordon
 
22.
Unsolved Mysteries (1987 TV Series)
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Reality based TV series that combines dramatic re-enactments with interviews to tell stories of REAL mysteries. (60 mins.)
“ NBC

Originally aired as specials. ” - raisleygordon
 
23.
The Van Dyke Show (1988 TV Series)
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Short-lived show about Matt Burgess and his father Dick. Dick Burgess is a Broadway star who retires... (30 mins.)
“ CBS ” - raisleygordon