TOP 50 BEST 80'S T.V PROGRAMMES

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1.
Miami Vice (1984 TV Series)
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Resplendent with authentic 1980's music, fashion and vibe, "Miami Vice" follows two undercover detectives and their extended team through the mean streets of Miami. (48 mins.)
“ The 80's cop show 'Miami Vice' is an absolutely brilliant T.V Programme. This cop show combined synthesized electronic music, High powered Sports cars, with, designer label clothing, style and real hard tough, in your face action and violence. This T.V show is an absolutely brilliant t.v cop programme and kicks ass against the weak film version of the show Miami Vice starring Colin Farrell and Jamie Foxx that came out in 2006. That film was a weak film but the T.V Show Miami Vice starring Don Johnson as Detective Sonny Crockett, Phillip Michael Thomas as Detective Ricardo Tubbs and Edward James Olmos as Lieutenant Castillo was a 100 times better than the 2006 film starring Colin Farrell and Jamie Foxx. ” - nims-1975
 
2.
Airwolf (1984 TV Series)
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As part of a deal with an intelligence agency to look for his missing brother, a renegade pilot goes on missions with an advanced battle helicopter. (60 mins.)
“ This awesome 80's T.V show is an absolutely brilliant programme about a state of the art, hi-tech attack helicopter, armed with deadly weapons such as missiles etc and equipped with cutting-edge on-board computer, surveillance and radar systems,able to fly quicker than the fastest jets, and armed with immense firepower. This T.V Show is an excellent programme starring Jan Michael Vincent as Stringfelllow Hawke, Ernest Borgnine as Dominic Santini, Jean Bruce Scott as Caitlin and Alex Cord as Archangel. ” - nims-1975
 
3.
Street Hawk (1985 TV Series)
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A desk bound cop secretly fights crime as the test pilot for a prototype combat motorcycle. (60 mins.)
“ This absolutely brilliant 80's T.V show is about an ex motorcycle cop called Jesse Mach who has been destined to ride Streethawk an all terrain attack motorcycle, capable of doing speeds of up to 300 mph and armed with immense firepower. This T.V show is an excellent programme starring Rex Smith as Jesse Mach and Joe Regabultto as Norman Tuttle. ” - nims-1975
 
4.
The A-Team (1983 TV Series)
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Four Vietnam vets, framed for a crime they didn't commit, help the innocent while on the run from the military. (60 mins.)
“ This absolutely brilliant 80's T.V show is an excellent programme about four Vietnam veterans, framed for a crime they didn't commit, on the run from the military, Today still wanted by the government, they surive as soldiers of fortune. If you have a problem, if no one else can help, and if you can find them, maybe you can hire The A-Team. This is an absolutely brilliant programme that the family will enjoy. ” - nims-1975
 
5.
The Incredible Hulk (1978 TV Series)
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A fugitive scientist has the curse of becoming a powerful green monster under extreme emotional stress. (60 mins.)
“ This absolutely brilliant T.V show is an excellent programme which is about a mild mannered scientist called Dr David Banner who after accidental exposure to gamma radiation is transformed into the uncontrollable and enraging Hulk. Dr David Banner must find cures to help him stop transforming into this huge monster. This is an absolutely brilliant T.V programme starring Bill Bixy as Dr David Banner and Bodybuilder/actor Lou Ferrigno as The Hulk. ” - nims-1975
 
6.
Knight Rider (1982 TV Series)
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A lone crimefighter battles the forces of evil with the help of a virtually indestructible and artificially intelligent supercar. (46 mins.)
“ This excellent T.V show about a man named Michael Knight played by David Hasselhoff and his awesome high powered, indestructible Black sports car with a system inside the car called K.I.T.T (Knight Industries Two Thousand) with awesome features such as great firepower etc enabling the car to communicate is an absolutely brilliant T.V programme. ” - nims-1975
 
7.
Manimal (1983 TV Series)
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A man who can change himself into any animal fights crime. (60 mins.)
“ This excellent T.V show is about a consultant for the NYPD called Jonathan Chase, who could transform himself into various animal forms such as the Eagle and the most dangreous and well know one The Black Panther. Jonathan transformed himself into animal forms such as the Black Panther to help people in need who were being held as hostages in crimes by dangerous criminals. This is an absolutely brilliant T.V programme. ” - nims-1975
 
8.
The Dukes of Hazzard (1979 TV Series)
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The adventures of the fast-drivin', rubber-burnin' Duke boys of Hazzard County. (60 mins.)
Director: William Crain
“ This brilliant T.V show is about The Duke Family, Cousins Bo and Luke, assisted by their sexy cousin Daisy and their Uncle Jesse, fight the system and root out the corrupt practices of Hazzard County Commissioner Boss Hogg and his bumbling Sheriff Rosco P.Coltrane.The Duke boys, a pair of 'Robin Hood' types complete with bows and arrows, are assisted in their adventures by their car, an orange coloured 1969 Dodge Charger. This is an absolutely brilliant T.V show starring Catherine Bach as Daisy Duke, John Schneider as Bo Duke, Tom Wopat as Luke Duke and Denver Pyle as Uncle Jesse Duke. ” - nims-1975
 
9.
CHiPs (1977 TV Series)
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The adventures of two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers. (60 mins.)
“ This is an excellent T.V Show and is one that should not be missed. ” - nims-1975
 
10.
Automan (1983 TV Series)
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A computer-generated superhero and his human creator fight crime in the city. (70 mins.)
Director: Allen Baron
“ This is a brilliant 80's T.V show is about a policeman named Walter Nebicher. This cop is an expert in computers and he developed a highly sophisticated hologram named Automan, which helps him fight Crime. Automan has an assistant named Curser that can creat holographic objects such as a car, helicopter or any other object need by Walter or Automan to fight crime. ” - nims-1975
 
11.
The Fall Guy (1981 TV Series)
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The adventures of a film stunt performer who moonlights as a bounty hunter when movie work is slow. (60 mins.)
Director: Michael Lange
“ This is a brilliant 80's T.V show is about a stuntman named Colt Seavers, who picked up a little extra money by using his his special skills to track down and capture bail jumpers. This is an absolutely brilliant 80's T.V programme starring Lee Majors as Colt Seavers. ” - nims-1975
 
12.
Starsky and Hutch (1975 TV Series)
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Two streetwise cops bust criminals in their red-and-white Ford Torino, with the help of police snitch, Huggy Bear. (60 mins.)
“ This is a brilliant T.V show and is one that should not be missed. ” - nims-1975
 
13.
Magnum, P.I. (1980 TV Series)
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The adventures of a Hawaii based private investigator. (48 mins.)
“ This is an excellent 80's T.V show starring Tom Selleck and is one that should not be missed. ” - nims-1975
 
14.
Hunter (1984 TV Series)
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Rick Hunter is a renegade cop who breaks the rules and takes justice into his own hands. Partnered with the equally stunning and rebellious Sgt. McCall, the tough-minded duo set out to crack down on L.A.'s slimiest criminals. (48 mins.)
“ This is an excellent 80'S T.V cop show and is definitely one that should not be missed. ” - nims-1975
 
15.
T.J. Hooker (1982 TV Series)
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The weekly adventures of tough-as-nails veteran police officer Sgt. T.J. Hooker, who rides the beat with his rookie partner Vince Romano. (60 mins.)
“ This is a brilliant 80's cop show starring William Shatner and Heather Locklear and is a cop show that should not be missed. ” - nims-1975
 
16.
Hill Street Blues (1981 TV Series)
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The lives and work of the staff of an inner city police precinct. (60 mins.)
“ This is a classic 80's cop show and is one that should not be missed. ” - nims-1975
 
17.
The Equalizer (1985 TV Series)
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A retired Intelligence Agent turned private detective helps various threatened clients to equalize the odds. (60 mins.)
“ This is an excellent 80's T.V cop show starring Edward Woodward and is a really good one that should not be missed. ” - nims-1975
 
18.
Cagney & Lacey (1981 TV Series)
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Two female police detectives cooperate with each other both in their professions and in their personal lives. (60 mins.)
“ This 80's cop show about two U.S feamle cops is one cop show that also should not be missed. ” - nims-1975
 
19.
Hawaii Five-O (1968 TV Series)
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The investigations of Hawaii Five-0, an elite branch of the Hawaii State Police answerable only to the governor and headed by stalwart Steve McGarrett. (60 mins.)
“ This is an excellent T.V show and should not be missed. ” - nims-1975
 
20.
Blue Thunder (1984 TV Series)
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An advanced prototype police helicopter and their ground support crew battle crime. (60 mins.)
“ This very good 80's T.V show about a state of the art hi-tech police helicopter called Blue Thunder is a very good programme, but it is not as good as Airwolf which is a far better programme and also Airwolf can slaughter Blue Thunder to death because Airwolf is a far more Sophisticated hi-tech attack helicopter. ” - nims-1975
 
21.
Dallas (1978 TV Series)
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The soapy, backstabbing machinations of Dallas oil magnate J.R. Ewing and his family. (60 mins.)
“ Dallas was an excellent 80's T.V programme starring starring Larry Hagman, Patrick Duffy and Linda Gray. ” - nims-1975
 
22.
Dynasty (1981 TV Series)
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The trials and tribulations of two feuding families, the Carringtons and the Colbys, both oil rich families in Denver, Colorado. (60 mins.)
“ Dynasty was an excellent 80's T.V programme starring Joan Collins. ” - nims-1975
 
23.
Doogie Howser, M.D. (1989 TV Series)
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A teenaged genius deals with the usual problems of growing up: having a girlfriend, going to parties... (30 mins.)
“ Doogie Howser M.D was an excellent 80's/90's T.V programme starring Neil Patrick Harris and Belinda Montgomery. ” - nims-1975
 
24.
Quantum Leap (1989 TV Series)
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Scientist Sam Beckett finds himself trapped in time, "leaping" into the body of a different person, in a different time period each week. (60 mins.)
Director: John Cullum
“ Quantum Leap was an excellent 80's/90's T.V programme which was enjoyable and entertaining to watch. ” - nims-1975
 
25.
The Professionals (1977 TV Series)
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This series chronicled the lives of Bodie and Doyle, top agents for Britain's CI5 (Criminal Intelligence 5)... (50 mins.)
“ The Professionals was an excellent T.V programme which starred actor Martin Shaw. ” - nims-1975
 
26.
Kojak (1973 TV Series)
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A bald, lollipop sucking police detective with a fiery righteous attitude battles crime in his city. (60 mins.)
“ Kojak was also an excellent T.V programme. ” - nims-1975
 
27.
The Sweeney (1975 TV Series)
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British Police television series, which revolutionized the genre on UK television in the mid 1970s, starring John Thaw as a hard-edged detective in the Flying Squad of London's Metropolitan Police. (60 mins.)
“ The Sweeney was also an excellent programme which starred Dennis Waterman. ” - nims-1975
 
28.
Minder (1979 TV Series)
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Arthur Daley, a small-time conman, hires former boxer Terry McCann to be his 'minder', so Terry can protect him (Arthur) from other... (60 mins.)
“ Minder was also an excellent T.V programme. ” - nims-1975
 
29.
The Bill (1984 TV Series)
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Uniform officers and detectives from an inner London police station enforce law and order on a day to day basis. (50 mins.)
“ The Bill was also an excellent T.V programme which starred actors such as Todd Carty. ” - nims-1975
 
30.
Murder, She Wrote (1984 TV Series)
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Professional writer and amateur sleuth Jessica Fletcher uses her intellect, charm, and persistence to get to the bottom of every crime she encounters. (50 mins.)
“ Murder She Wrote was also an excellent T.V programme which starred Angela Lansbury as Jessica Fletcher. ” - nims-1975
 
31.
Bergerac (1981 TV Series)
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Alcoholic and divorced father of a young daughter, DS Jim Bergerac is a true maverick who prefers doing things his own way, and consequently doesn't always carry out his investigations the way his boss would like. (90 mins.)
“ Bergerac was also an excellent T.V programme. ” - nims-1975
 
32.
L.A. Law (1986 TV Series)
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The lives and work of the staff of a major Los Angeles law firm. (46 mins.)
“ L.A Law was also an excellent T.V programme. ” - nims-1975
 
33.
Tales of the Unexpected (1979 TV Series)
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Dramatizations of many Roald Dahl short stories. (25 mins.)
“ Tales of The Unexpected was also an excellent T.V programme. ” - nims-1975
 
34.
Taggart (1983 TV Series)
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The Maryhill CID investigates gruesome murders against the bleak backdrop of the city of Glasgow.
“ Taggart was also an excellent T.V programme. ” - nims-1975
 
35.
Top of the Pops (1964 TV Series)
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A rundown of the latest chart hits, featuring in-studio performances from popular music artists. (30 mins.)
“ Top of the Pops was also an excellent T.V programme which started in 1964 and went right through to the 80's and 90's. ” - nims-1975
 
36.
The Chart Show (1986 TV Series)
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“ The Chart Show was also an excellent T.V programme. ” - nims-1975
 
37.
Grange Hill (1978 TV Series)
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The long running television series of the Grange Hill Comprehensive School, and the children's everyday lives. (30 mins.)
“ Grange Hill was also an excellent T.V programme. ” - nims-1975
 
38.
Dempsey and Makepeace (1985 TV Series)
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James Dempsey was a tough New York cop who got himself into a lot of trouble by killing his partner during a corruption investigation... (60 mins.)
“ Dempsey and Makepeace was also an excellent T.V programme. ” - nims-1975
 
39.
Desmond's (1989 TV Series)
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Desmond, his non-confirming family and the regulars of his hairdressers in Peckham, London. (50 mins.)
Director: Joan Sargent
“ Desmonds was also an excellent T.V programme. ” - nims-1975
 
40.
The Cosby Show (1984 TV Series)
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The goings-on in the life of a successful African American family. (30 mins.)
“ The Cosby Show was also an excellent T.V programme starring Bill Cosby and Malcolm Jamal Warner. ” - nims-1975
 
41.
Diff'rent Strokes (1978 TV Series)
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The misadventures of a wealthy Manhattan family who adopted the children of their late African American housekeeper from Harlem. (30 mins.)
“ Diff'rent Strokes was also an excellent T.V programme. ” - nims-1975
 
42.
The Lenny Henry Show (1987 TV Series)
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Sitcom version of "_The Lenny Henry Show" (1984)_, featuring the misadventures of pirate radio DJ Delbert Wilkins. (30 mins.)
“ The Lenny Henry Show was an excellent T.V programme starring Lenny Henry and Vas Blackwood. Lenny's charcters Delbert Wilkins, Deakus, Lucas, Theophilus P. Wildebeeste etc are also absolutely hilarious and entertaining. ” - nims-1975