TV shows I enjoyed watching as a child

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1. Star Trek (1966–1969)

TV-PG | 50 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

8.3
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Captain James T. Kirk and the crew of the Starship Enterprise explore the galaxy and defend the United Federation of Planets.

Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, Nichelle Nichols

Votes: 59,222

2. Star Trek (1973–1975)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.6
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The further adventures of Captain James T. Kirk and the crew of the USS Enterprise, as they explore the galaxy and defend the United Federation of Planets.

Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, George Takei

Votes: 4,562

3. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)

TV-PG | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

8.6
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Set decades after Captain Kirk's five-year mission, a new generation of Starfleet officers set off in a new Enterprise on their own mission to go where no one has gone before.

Stars: Patrick Stewart, Brent Spiner, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton

Votes: 75,528

4. Lost in Space (1965–1968)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.3
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A space colony family struggles to survive when a spy/accidental stowaway throws their ship hopelessly off course.

Stars: Guy Williams, June Lockhart, Mark Goddard, Marta Kristen

Votes: 4,401

5. Battlestar Galactica (1978–1979)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.1
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After the destruction of the Twelve Colonies of Mankind, the last major fighter carrier leads a makeshift fugitive fleet on a desperate search for the legendary planet Earth.

Stars: Lorne Greene, Richard Hatch, Dirk Benedict, Herbert Jefferson Jr.

Votes: 11,236

6. Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979–1981)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.9
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A 20th century astronaut emerges out of 500 years of suspended animation into a future time to become Earth's greatest hero.

Stars: Gil Gerard, Erin Gray, Felix Silla, Mel Blanc

Votes: 5,687

7. V (1983– )

Unrated | 197 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.9
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When aliens come to Earth to ask for our help, a few suspicious humans discover their horrific true intentions and prepare to resist.

Stars: Jane Badler, Michael Durrell, Faye Grant, Peter Nelson

Votes: 11,074

8. V: The Final Battle (1984)

TV-14 | 272 min | Action, Sci-Fi

7.7
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A small group of human resistance fighters fight a desperate guerilla war against the genocidal extra-terrestrials who dominate Earth.

Stars: Jane Badler, Michael Durrell, Robert Englund, Faye Grant

Votes: 5,906

9. Knight Rider (1982–1986)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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A lone crimefighter battles the forces of evil with the help of a virtually indestructible and artificially intelligent supercar.

Stars: David Hasselhoff, Edward Mulhare, Richard Basehart, Patricia McPherson

Votes: 23,938

10. The A-Team (1983–1987)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.6
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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.

Stars: George Peppard, Mr. T, Dwight Schultz, Dirk Benedict

Votes: 28,318

11. Airwolf (1984–1986)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.8
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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.

Stars: Jan-Michael Vincent, Alex Cord, Ernest Borgnine, Jean Bruce Scott

Votes: 7,396

12. Street Hawk (1985)

60 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

6.9
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A desk bound cop secretly fights crime as the test pilot for a prototype combat motorcycle.

Stars: Rex Smith, Richard Venture, Joe Regalbuto, Jeannie Wilson

Votes: 2,180

13. Automan (1983–1984)

70 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.9
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A computer-generated superhero and his human creator fight crime in the city.

Stars: Desi Arnaz Jr., Chuck Wagner, Heather McNair, Gerald S. O'Loughlin

Votes: 1,132

14. Thunderbirds (1965–1966)

TV-G | 50 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.9
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In the 21st century, the Tracy family operate a unique private mechanized emergency response service.

Stars: Sylvia Anderson, Peter Dyneley, David Graham, Shane Rimmer

Votes: 3,146

15. Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons (1967–1968)

TV-PG | 25 min | Animation, Action, Family

7.9
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A literally unkillable agent leads an international intelligence agency's fight against an extra-terrestrial terror campaign.

Stars: Ed Bishop, Donald Gray, Francis Matthews, Sylvia Anderson

Votes: 1,095

16. Stingray (1964–1965)

30 min | Action, Adventure, Family

7.4
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The missions of the World Aquanaut Security Patrol, particularly the crew of its most advanced combat submarine, the Stingray.

Stars: Ray Barrett, Robert Easton, David Graham, Don Mason

Votes: 763

17. Joe 90 (1968–1969)

30 min | Adventure, Family

6.9
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The adventures of a preteen secret agent who can have any useful skills downloaded into his brain.

Stars: Len Jones, Rupert Davies, Keith Alexander, David Healy

Votes: 374

18. Terrahawks (1983–1986)

23 min | Family, Sci-Fi

7.4
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The missions of a planetary defense organization dedicated to protecting Earth from a Martian menace.

Stars: Jeremy Hitchen, Denise Bryer, Anne Ridler, Windsor Davies

Votes: 464

19. He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (1983–1985)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.5
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The most powerful man in the universe, He-Man, goes against the evil forces of Skeletor to save the planet Eternia and to protect the secrets of Castle Grayskull.

Stars: John Erwin, Alan Oppenheimer, Linda Gary, Lou Scheimer

Votes: 13,255

20. She-Ra: Princess of Power (1985–1987)

TV-Y7 | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.7
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Princess Adora raises her magic sword and becomes She-Ra, the most powerful woman in the universe, to aid her friends in defeating the Evil Horde so their planet Etheria can be free.

Stars: Melendy Britt, George DiCenzo, John Erwin, Linda Gary

Votes: 3,754

21. Button Moon (1980– )

11 min | Family

7.1
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Mr Spoon and his family live on Junk Planet. He travels in his baked bean tin spaceship across blanket sky to Button Moon. There he meets many strange characters and watches stories unfold on other planets using his telescope.

Star: Robin Parkinson

Votes: 434

22. Rainbow (1972–1992)

22 min | Animation, Family

7.1
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Children's puppet programme featuring music and stories.

Stars: Geoffrey Hayes, Roy Skelton, Stanley Bates, Rod Burton

Votes: 501

23. The Krypton Factor (1981– )

Game-Show

7.0
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With the aim of finding the 'perfect human', this show ran contestants through a wide variety of competitions, designed to test knowledge, memory, reflexes, strength, endurance and ... See full summary »

Stars: Dick Clark, John Harlan

Votes: 18

24. Thundercats (1985–1989)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.9
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A team of humanoid cats fight evil in their adopted home world.

Stars: Bob McFadden, Larry Kenney, Earl Hammond, Lynne Lipton

Votes: 13,412

25. Ekkusu bonbâ (1980– )

30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.2
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As the year 3000 approaches, a war-torn Solar System is invaded by the Imperial Alliance in search of a supreme being, the F-01. The experimental X Bomber spacecraft with its young crew ... See full summary »

Stars: Toshio Furukawa, Jay Benedict, Mikio Terashima, Peter Marinker

Votes: 191

26. Starcom: The U.S. Space Force (1987)

25 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.5
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The race for knowledge and fight to defend freedom are the heart of the courageous adventures of Starcom. With the combined forces of Starbase Command, Airwing and the Astro Marines, ... See full synopsis »

Stars: Philip Akin, Yank Azman, Robert Cait, Rob Cowan

Votes: 140

27. Star Wars: Droids (1985–1986)

24 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

6.3
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The adventures of R2-D2 and C-3PO years before serving the Rebel Alliance.

Stars: Anthony Daniels, Graeme Campbell, Dan Hennessey, Lesleh Donaldson

Votes: 1,066

28. Ewoks (1985–1987)

TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

6.1
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The adventures of the Ewoks in Wicket W. Warrick's youth before the Battle of Endor.

Stars: Jim Henshaw, Lesleh Donaldson, Cree Summer, Alyson Court

Votes: 1,319

29. Thunderbirds 2086 (1982)

TV-Y7 | Adventure, Animation

6.7
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In the year 2086, a new generation of Thunderbirds braves earth and space to answer distress calls, resolve crises and disasters, and save lives.

Stars: Takeshi Aono, Manami Ito, Kiyoshi Kobayashi, Yûko Maruyama

Votes: 41

30. D'Artacan y los tres mosqueperros (1981– )

30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.4
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In 17th century France, young Dogtanian travels to Paris to fulfill his ambition to become one of the King's Musketeers. He befriends Athos, Porthos and Aramis and falls in love with Juliette. A doggy version of the tale.

Stars: Eduardo Jover, Gloria Cámara, Manuel Peiró, Jesús Nieto

Votes: 1,679

31. The Trap Door (1984– )

5 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.0
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3D plasticine animation, featuring Berk, a blue creature who lives as servant to the unseen 'Thing Upstairs' in an old dark house. Every time the trap door opens a new adventure begins for ... See full summary »

Stars: William Rushton, Nick Shipley

Votes: 1,096

32. Round the Bend! (1988– )

30 min

8.6
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Add a Plot

Stars: Nigel Plaskitt, Kaefan Shaw, Anthony Asbury, Richard Coombs

Votes: 75

33. The Muppet Show (1976–1981)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.4
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Kermit the Frog and his friends struggle to put on a weekly variety show.

Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Richard Hunt, Dave Goelz

Votes: 17,863

34. Fraggle Rock (1983–1987)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.0
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The adventures of the various inhabitants of an underground civilization.

Stars: Karen Prell, Gerard Parkes, Kathryn Mullen, Steve Whitmire

Votes: 5,184

35. Jayce and the Wheeled Warriors (1985– )

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.1
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A young man leads a small band in search of his father while fighting the forces of Sawboss using the various vehicles they carry with them.

Stars: Ernie Anderson, Darrin Baker, Jean Chalopin, Gilles Guillot

Votes: 984

36. Pole Position (1984–1985)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.8
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A teen stunt car team secretly fights crime with the help of their artificially intelligent cars.

Stars: Lisa Lindgren, Kaleena Kiff, David Coburn, Jack Angel

Votes: 208

37. Garfield and Friends (1988–1995)

TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.3
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Stories about Garfield the cat, Odie the dog, their owner Jon and the trouble they get into, and Orson the Pig and his adventures on a farm with fellow farm animals.

Stars: Lorenzo Music, Thom Huge, Gregg Berger, Howard Morris

Votes: 8,742

38. 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: 30,277

39. UFO (1970–1973)

45 min | Action, Sci-Fi

8.0
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In the year 1980 the Earth is threatened by an alien race who kidnap and kill humans and use them for body parts. A highly secret military organization is set up in the hope of defending ... See full summary »

Stars: Ed Bishop, Dolores Mantez, Michael Billington, Ayshea Brough

Votes: 2,053

40. The Transformers (1984–1987)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.0
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Two opposing factions of transforming alien robots engage in a battle that has the fate of Earth in the balance.

Stars: Frank Welker, Peter Cullen, Corey Burton, Christopher Collins

Votes: 17,648

41. Jamie and the Magic Torch (1976–1979)

10 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.9
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When Jamie shines his Magic Torch on the floor of his bedroom a hole appears, leading Jamie and Wordsworth the sheepdog to the psychedelic fantasy world of Cuckooland.

Stars: Brian Trueman, Kate Murray-Henderson

Votes: 245

42. BraveStarr (1987–1989)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Family

7.1
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A Native American marshal and his friends keep the peace on the frontier planet of New Texas.

Stars: Pat Fraley, Erika Scheimer, Susan Blu, Lou Scheimer

Votes: 1,841

43. The Smurfs (1981–1990)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.3
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The Smurfs are little blue creatures that live in mushroom houses in a forest inhabited mainly by their own kind. The smurfs average daily routine is attempting to avoid Gargomel, an evil man who wants to kill our little blue friends.

Stars: Don Messick, Danny Goldman, Lucille Bliss, Frank Welker

Votes: 11,731

44. Les aventures de Tintin (1957– )

13 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

8.1
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Tintin and his dog, Snowy, embark on wild adventures with the help of Thompson and Thomson, Captain Haddock, Professor Calculus, and others.

Stars: Jean Bellanger, Yves Brainville, Fernand Fabre, Paul Frees

Votes: 266

45. T.J. Hooker (1982–1986)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.1
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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.

Stars: William Shatner, Heather Locklear, Adrian Zmed, James Darren

Votes: 2,844

46. The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964–1968)

50 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.8
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The two top agents of the United Network Command for Law and Enforcement fight the enemies of peace, particularly the forces of THRUSH.

Stars: Robert Vaughn, David McCallum, Leo G. Carroll, Cosmo Sardo

Votes: 3,730

47. Inspector Gadget (1983–1986)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.8
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A bumbling bionic police inspector stumbles about on his cases, while his niece and dog secretly do the real investigative work.

Stars: Don Adams, Holly Berger, Frank Welker, Luc Durand

Votes: 14,537

48. Spider-Man (1967–1970)

TV-Y7 | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.4
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Original cartoon series based on the web-slinging Marvel comic book character, Peter Parker, who, after being bit by a radioactive spider, assumes extraordinary powers.

Stars: Paul Soles, Peg Dixon, Paul Kligman, Bernard Cowan

Votes: 2,413

49. Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends (1981–1986)

TV-Y7 | 22 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

7.3
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Spider-Man battles crime in New York City with the help of Iceman and Firestar.

Stars: Dan Gilvezan, Kathy Garver, Frank Welker, Stan Lee

Votes: 2,076

50. Batman (1966–1968)

TV-G | 25 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.5
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The Caped Crusader and his young ward battlle evildoers in Gotham City in a bombastic 1960s colorized and updated versions of the 1940's black and white tv show based of the comic book hero's exploits.

Stars: Adam West, Burt Ward, Alan Napier, Neil Hamilton

Votes: 14,864