1985 Fall TV Schedule

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1. 227 (1985–1990)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

6.6
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This series took place in an apartment building, numbered 227. The cast would frequently be found sitting outside on a large set of stone stairs, in some discussion that would unfold into the weekly plot line.

Stars: Helen Martin, Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall

Votes: 2,029

NBC

2. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1985–1989)

22 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Updated remakes of classic stories from Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955) and The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962), originally produced by the Master of Suspense. His original opening bits are colorized for re-use here.

Stars: Bernard Behrens, Cynthia Belliveau, David B. Nichols, Kathleen Quinlan

Votes: 1,543

NBC

3. Amazing Stories (1985–1987)

PG-13 | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.5
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Truly amazing, fantastical, funny, and odd, and sometimes scary, sad, and endearing stories are portrayed. Many famous actors, actresses, and directors make guest appearances.

Stars: Charles Durning, Douglas Seale, Louis Giambalvo, Sharon Spelman

Votes: 4,060

NBC

4. Charlie & Co. (1985–1986)

30 min | Comedy

6.7
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Considered by many to be CBS' answer to the "Cosby Show", Charlie & Co. followed the Richmond family, headed by dad Charlie, played by funny-man Flip Wilson a blue-collar worker and his ... See full summary »

Stars: Flip Wilson, Gladys Knight, Fran Robinson, Kristoff St. John

Votes: 30

CBS

5. The Colbys (1985–1987)

60 min | Drama

6.3
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This spin-off of Dynasty (1981) featured the adventures of Jeff and Fallon Colby in California.

Stars: Charlton Heston, John James, Katharine Ross, Emma Samms

Votes: 596

ABC

6. The Equalizer (1985–1989)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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A retired Intelligence Agent turned private detective helps various threatened clients to equalize the odds.

Stars: Edward Woodward, Keith Szarabajka, Robert Lansing, Mark Margolis

Votes: 3,388

CBS

7. Foley Square (1985–1986)

Comedy

7.4
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Alex Harrigan is a new District Attorney reporting to her boss Jesse Steinberg at the Foley Square location. Denise is her secretary with Carter and Molly competing with Alex for the best ... See full summary »

Stars: Margaret Colin, Michael Lembeck, Cathy Silvers, Sanford Jensen

Votes: 18

CBS

8. George Burns Comedy Week (1985– )

30 min | Comedy

8.2
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Stars: George Burns, Cynthia Windham, Bronson Pinchot, Mike Muscat

Votes: 44

CBS

9. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Four previously married women live together in Miami, sharing their various experiences together and enjoying themselves despite hard times.

Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 24,926

NBC

10. Growing Pains (1985–1992)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

6.6
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The misadventures of a family with a home business father and a journalist mother.

Stars: Alan Thicke, Joanna Kerns, Kirk Cameron, Jeremy Miller

Votes: 11,164

ABC

11. Hell Town (1985)

60 min | Drama

7.0
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The story of Noah "Hardstep" Rivers, a hard-living Catholic priest at a church in a crime filled neighborhood on the east side of Los Angeles.

Stars: Robert Blake, Whitman Mayo, Jeff Corey, Natalie Core

Votes: 45

NBC

12. Hollywood Beat (1985– )

60 min | Drama

7.2
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Nick McCarren and Jack Rado work far from the glamorous area of Los Angeles, donning oddball outfits working undercover. The headquarters in the seedy area is a business run by out George Grinsky, and they report to Captain Wes Biddle.

Stars: Jack Scalia, Jay Acovone, John Matuszak, Edward Winter

Votes: 39

ABC

13. Hometown (1985– )

60 min | Drama

6.7
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Ben and Mary have been a devoted couple since their college years in the 1960s. They shock their friends and teenaged daughters when they send out invitations for their wedding--everyone ... See full summary »

Stars: Jane Kaczmarek, Franc Luz, Margaret Whitton, Andrew Rubin

Votes: 15

CBS

14. The Insiders (1985–1986)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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Miami Vice-styled show about Nick, an undercover reporter who works for nationally syndicated Newspoint. Only Mackey, a hustler, ex-con and Nick's main contact on the street, and Alice West, the paper's editor, know his true identity.

Stars: Nicholas Campbell, Stoney Jackson, Gail Strickland, Barry Sattels

Votes: 49

ABC

15. Lady Blue (1985–1986)

60 min | Drama

6.5
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Katy Mahoney patrols the grittier streets of Chicago, dispatching the seamier elements before reporting to her boss Terry McNichol. Katy's intensity about her job interfered with her social life.

Stars: Jamie Rose, Danny Aiello, Robert Kurcz, Dennis Kelly

Votes: 193

ABC

Not an official premiere. A TV-movie pilot aired the previous spring.

16. Lime Street (1985– )

60 min | Drama

6.1
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Widower James Culver is a Virginia horse breeder who teams with Brit Edward Wingate to investigate insurance cases. On the home front James lives with daughters Elizabeth and Margaret plus his debonair father Henry.

Stars: Robert Wagner, Anne Haney, Maia Brewton, Lew Ayres

Votes: 32

ABC

17. MacGyver (1985–1992)

TV-PG | 48 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.7
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The adventures of a secret Agent armed with almost infinite scientific resourcefulness.

Stars: Richard Dean Anderson, Dana Elcar, Bruce McGill, Robin Mossley

Votes: 30,475

ABC

18. Mary (1985–1986)

30 min | Comedy

7.2
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Stars: Mary Tyler Moore, James Farentino, John Astin, David Byrd

Votes: 50

CBS

19. Misfits of Science (1985–1986)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.4
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The adventures of a team of misfit superheroes who fight crime for a scientific think tank.

Stars: Dean Paul Martin, Kevin Peter Hall, Mark Thomas Miller, Courteney Cox

Votes: 668

NBC

20. Moonlighting (1985–1989)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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The quirky cases of a former model and a smart aleck detective who manage a private detective agency.

Stars: Cybill Shepherd, Bruce Willis, Allyce Beasley, Curtis Armstrong

Votes: 14,822

ABC

21. Our Family Honor (1985–1986)

60 min | Drama

6.8
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This series revolves around the lives of two families, the McKays and the Danzigs. The McKays are a family of cops while the Danzigs' business is not exactly legal. The McKays have made it ... See full summary »

Stars: Daphne Ashbrook, Georgann Johnson, Michael Madsen, Tom Mason

Votes: 17

ABC

22. Shadow Chasers (1985–1986)

60 min | Fantasy, Mystery

7.9
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A disparate duo investigates the paranormal.

Stars: Trevor Eve, Dennis Dugan, Nina Foch, Hermione Baddeley

Votes: 51

ABC

23. Spenser: For Hire (1985–1988)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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Mystery and suspense series based on Robert Parker's "Spenser" novels. Spenser, a private investigator living in Boston, gets involved in a new murder mystery each episode.

Stars: Robert Urich, Avery Brooks, Ron McLarty, Richard Jaeckel

Votes: 1,535

ABC

24. Stir Crazy (1985–1986)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy

6.3
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Stars: Joe Guzaldo, Larry Riley, Marc Silver, Jeannie Wilson

Votes: 21

CBS

25. The Twilight Zone (1985–1989)

TV-PG | 45 min | Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Mystery

7.8
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A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but often have a wicked sense of humor and an unexpected twist.

Stars: Robin Ward, Charles Aidman, Richard Mulligan, William Atherton

Votes: 7,272

CBS