1980's Movies & TV I Have Seen

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1.
The Man Who Saw Tomorrow (1981)
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Hosted by Orson Welles, this documentary utilizes a grab bag of dramatized scenes, stock footage... (90 mins.)
Director: Robert Guenette
 
2.
Entertainment Tonight (1981 TV Series)
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"Entertainment Tonight" is the #1 syndicated entertainment newsmagazine in the world. Launched in 1981... (30 mins.)
 
3.
Terror in the Aisles (1984 Documentary)
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A compilation of scenes from science fiction, crime drama and horror films of the 1930s through 1980s. (84 mins.)
Director: Andrew J. Kuehn
 
4.
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.)
 
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Happy Anniversary 007: 25 Years of James Bond (1987 Documentary)
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An hour documentary on the history of Bond for the 25th anniversary of the film series. (56 mins.)
Director: Mel Stuart
 
7.
America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back (1988 TV Series)
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True crimes are dramatized in hopes that viewers can give information leading to the capture of the criminals. (60 mins.)
 
8.
Mel Gibson's Unauthorized Video Diary (1989 Short Film)
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(30 mins.)
Director: Paul Abascal
 
9.
The Geraldo Rivera Show (1987 TV Series)
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Geraldo interviews various guests who wish to reveal a secret to a loved one on Television. Mistress Tara counsels and gives her spin on things. (60 mins.)
 
10.
Biography (1987 TV Series)
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told. (60 mins.)
 
11.
Enos (1980 TV Series)
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The big city adventures of Officer Enos Strate of Hazzard County. (60 mins.)
“ Spinoff of Dukes of Hazzard TV series ” - movieman44
 
12.
The Tim Conway Show (1980 TV Series)
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Tim Conway hosted a variety show so closely modeled on the successful Carol Burnett Show, even using some of the same sketches. Interpersed were dance routines where all the performers were youngsters and musical numbers. (60 mins.)
Director: Roger Beatty
 
13.
Galactica 1980 (1980 TV Series)
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When the Battlestar Galactica finally arrives at the planet Earth, they find they must subtly raise its tech level and protect Earth from the Cylons. (60 mins.)
“ Follows Battlestar Galactica TV series ” - movieman44
 
14.
Heathcliff (1980 TV Series)
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Scruffy Alley cat rules his neighborhood. Rejected monsters drive about doing odd jobs. Clumsy, lovable great dane gets into mischief without meaning to. (30 mins.)
 
15.
Magnum, P.I. (1980 TV Series)
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The adventures of a Hawaii based private investigator. (48 mins.)
 
16.
The Tarzan/Lone Ranger/Zorro Adventure Hour (1980 TV Series)
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An animated series following the adventures of two classic action heroes. In the jungles of Africa,... (60 mins.)
 
17.
The Martian Chronicles (1980 Mini-Series)
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Earth sends its first manned probe to Mars in 1999, and a jealous Martian murders the two astronauts when his wife has erotic dreams of meeting them... (360 mins.)
 
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.)
 
19.
Too Close for Comfort (1980 TV Series)
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Jackie and Sarah Rush are two grown sisters who live in half of a duplex. Their parents, Henry and Muriel... (30 mins.)
 
20.
Gimme a Break! (1981 TV Series)
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Carl Kanisky is chief of police in Glenlawn, California. After the death of his wife, Margaret, he asks her friend... (30 mins.)
 
21.
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
“ Awesome show!!!! ” - movieman44
 
22.
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.)
 
23.
The Greatest American Hero (1981 TV Series)
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A teacher is asked to be a superhero using a special alien suit with powers he can barely understand or control. (60 mins.)
 
24.
The Smurfs (1981 TV Series)
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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. (30 mins.)
 
25.
Spider-Man (1981 TV Series)
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The web slinging superhero battles crime in New York City. (30 mins.)
Director: Don Jurwich
“ Marvel Comics ” - movieman44
 
26.
Bring 'Em Back Alive (1982 TV Series)
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Pith-helmeted Buck is a Great White Hunter who here (unlike the real one from the 1940s) works out of the Raffles Hotel bar in Singapore during the 1930s fighting all kinds of bad guys in pre-war Malaya. (60 mins.)
 
27.
The Blue and the Gray (1982 Mini-Series)
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America just before and during the Civil War, as seen through the eyes of an artist correspondent. (381 mins.)
 
28.
Cheers (1982 TV Series)
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The regulars of the Boston bar Cheers share their experiences and lives with each other while drinking or working at the bar where everybody knows your name. (22 mins.)
 
29.
Family Ties (1982 TV Series)
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Chronicles liberal ex-hippies Steven and Elyse Keaton, their conservative son Alex, daughters Mallory and Jennifer, and later, youngest child Andrew. (30 mins.)
 
30.
Knight Rider (1982 TV Series)
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A lone crimefighter battles the forces of evil with the help of an indestructible and artificially intelligent supercar. (46 mins.)
 
31.
Joanie Loves Chachi (1982 TV Series)
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The romantic adventures of Joanie Cunningham and Chachi Arcola as they pursue music careers in Chicago. (30 mins.)
“ Spinoff of Happy Days TV series ” - movieman44
 
32.
Silver Spoons (1982 TV Series)
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Ricky Stratton is a spoiled rich kid who lives the life that many kids dream of, but he still suffers from the problems that many teens do. (30 mins.)
 
33.
Remington Steele (1982 TV Series)
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The cases of a female private detective partnered with a former thief who assumes the role of a fictitious detective in the business. (60 mins.)
 
34.
Police Squad! (1982 TV Series)
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Sight-gags and non-sequiturs dominate this spoof of police dramas. The six episodes formed the basis for later very successful "Naked Gun" movies. (24 mins.)
 
35.
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.)
 
36.
Tales of the Gold Monkey (1982 TV Series)
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The adventures of a 1930's Pacific Islands bush pilot and his companions. (60 mins.)
 
37.
The Young Ones (1982 TV Series)
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The crazy and sometimes surreal comedic adventures of four very different students in Thatcher's Britain. (410 mins.)
 
38.
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.)
 
39.
Fraggle Rock (1983 TV Series)
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The adventures of the various inhabitants of an underground civilization. (30 mins.)
 
40.
The Hitchhiker (1983 TV Series)
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Fictional stories are told in this television series by The Hitchhiker. Each story is usually a mysterious thriller. (26 mins.)
 
41.
Star Search (1983 TV Series)
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Contestants compete in a talent show featuring music and comedy categories. (60 mins.)
 
42.
Mama's Family (1983 TV Series)
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Thelma Harper and her spinster sister Fran open their home to Thelma's recently divorced son Vinton and his teenage son and daughter... (30 mins.)
 
43.
Manimal (1983 TV Series)
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A man who can change himself into any animal fights crime. (60 mins.)
 
44.
We Got It Made (1983 TV Series)
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Short-lived sitcom which lived two lives once on NBC and again in syndication. Two Manhattan bachelors... (30 mins.)
 
45.
Tales from the Darkside (1983 TV Series)
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A horror anthology series where the viewer is taken through ghost stories, science fiction adventures and creepy, unexplained events. (30 mins.)
 
46.
1st & Ten: The Championship (1984 TV Series)
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The comical exploits of the "California Bulls" (a fictional professional football team) and the organization's players. (30 mins.)
 
47.
Webster (1983 TV Series)
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The post-retirement season is suddenly disrupted for football player George Papadapolis and his wife Katherine when Webster, the orphaned son of a former teammate, moves in. Laughter -- and life lessons -- in every episode. (30 mins.)
 
48.
Wizards and Warriors (1983 TV Series)
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The legendary Kingdom of Camarand is ruled by good King Baaldorf and Queen Lattinia. Their daughter... (60 mins.)
 
49.
E/R (1984 TV Series)
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Dr. Sheinfeld, freshly divorced, becomes a physician on call at the emergency room of a Chicago hospital... (30 mins.)
 
50.
The Cosby Show (1984 TV Series)
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The goings-on in the life of a successful African American family. (30 mins.)
 
51.
Charles in Charge (1984 TV Series)
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Charles, a college student, moves in with the Powell family as the housekeeper, baby-sitter, and friend to the children... (30 mins.)
Director: Bonnie Franklin
 
52.
Hawaiian Heat (1984 TV Series)
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Chicago police officers Riley and Sikowski leave the cold climate of their home town for jobs with the Honolulu... (60 mins.)
 
53.
Highway to Heaven (1984 TV Series)
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A probationary angel sent back to earth teams with an ex-cop to help people. (60 mins.)
 
54.
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.)
 
55.
It's Your Move (1984 TV Series)
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Enrapturing high school grifter Matt Burton may finally have met his match when his widowed mother begins... (30 mins.)
 
56.
The Master (1984 TV Series)
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An aging American ninja master and his headstrong young apprentice search for the elder man's daughter. (60 mins.)
 
57.
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.)
 
58.
Night Court (1984 TV Series)
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An eccentric fun-loving judge presides over an urban night court and all the silliness going on there. (30 mins.)
 
59.
Super Bloopers and Pratical Jokes (1984 TV Series)
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A show showcasing film/tv out-takes, funny commercials and elaborate practical jokes on celebrities. (60 mins.)
 
60.
Three's a Crowd (1984 TV Series)
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Jack Tripper's co-habitation with Vicky Bradford is complicated by her hostile father's interference as Jack's landlord. (30 mins.)
“ Follows Three's Company TV series ” - movieman44
 
61.
Who's the Boss? (1984 TV Series)
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Tony Micelli, a retired baseball player, becomes the housekeeper of Angela Bower, an advertising executive in New York. Together they raise their kids, Samantha Micelli and Jonathon Bower, with help from Mona Robinson, Angela's man-crazy mother. (30 mins.)
 
62.
V (1984 TV Series)
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A year after Liberation Day, courtesy of the red-dust bacteria, the humanoid, lizard-like aliens develop a resistance to the micro-organism and try to regain control of the Earth--only now some humans are knowingly working with them. (60 mins.)
 
63.
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.)
 
64.
The Golden Girls (1985 TV Series)
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Four previously married women live together in Miami, sharing their various experiences together and enjoying themselves despite hard times. (30 mins.)
 
65.
G.I. Joe (1985 TV Series)
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An elite special missions force fights against the terrorist forces of Cobra. (30 mins.)
“ Marvel Comics ” - movieman44
 
66.
Growing Pains (1985 TV Series)
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The misadventures of a family with a home business father and a journalist mother. (30 mins.)
 
67.
MacGyver (1985 TV Series)
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The adventures of a secret agent armed with almost infinite scientific resourcefulness. (48 mins.)
 
68.
Fortune Dane (1986 TV Series)
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Director: Charles Correll
 
69.
ALF (1986 TV Series)
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A furry alien wiseguy comes to live with a terran family after crashing into their garage. (30 mins.)
 
70.
Moonlighting (1985 TV Series)
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The quirky cases of a former model and a smart aleck detective who manage a private detective agency. (60 mins.)
 
71.
Our House (1986 TV Series)
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Following the death of his son, Gus Witherspoon takes in his daughter-in-law and his three grandchildren to live with him. Adjustment to the new arrangement is not easy on any of them. (60 mins.)
 
72.
Matlock (1986 TV Series)
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Ben Matlock is a very expensive criminal defense attorney who charges $100,000 to take a case. Fortunately, he's worth every penny as he and his associates defend his clients by finding the real killer. (60 mins.)
 
73.
Head of the Class (1986 TV Series)
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A laidback teacher provides needed guidance about life for a special class of exceptional students. (30 mins.)
Director: Frank Cavestani
 
74.
Sidekicks (1986 TV Series)
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An ordinary cop tutors a young boy who insists on helping him in his cases with his mastery of martial arts. (30 mins.)
 
75.
Perfect Strangers (1986 TV Series)
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A high strung and cynical man's life is never the same when his naive but good-natured cousin comes to America to live with him. (30 mins.)
 
76.
Valerie's Family: The Hogans (1986 TV Series)
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Originally the saga of a working mom raising her three sons alone while her pilot husband is away. After star Valerie Harper left the series, her role was filled by Sandy Duncan as the boys' aunt. (30 mins.)
 
77.
A Different World (1987 TV Series)
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A group of students at a historically Black university struggle to make it through college. (60 mins.)
 
78.
Friday the 13th: The Series (1987 TV Series)
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Two young antique store owners must recover cursed antiques. (60 mins.)
Director: David Morse
 
79.
The Bold and the Beautiful (1987 TV Series)
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The saga of high fashion glamour, honor, romance, passion, and most importantly, family. (30 mins.)
 
80.
Good Morning, Miss Bliss (1987 TV Series)
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Miss Carrie Bliss, a recently widowed middle school teacher at a school in Indianapolis, must balance her personal and professional lives as she helps her students tackle life lessons. (30 mins.)
 
81.
Full House (1987 TV Series)
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After the sudden death of his wife, a young father enlists the help of his brother-in-law and his childhood friend to help him raise his three young children. (22 mins.)
 
82.
Family Feud (1988 TV Series)
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"Family Feud" was one of the most popular game shows on TV, but after nine years with Richard Dawson as host... (60 mins.)
 
83.
Hooperman (1987 TV Series)
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Free-wheeling San Francisco cop Harry Hooperman inherits a run down apartment building, and the building owner's mean... (30 mins.)
 
84.
Married with Children (1987 TV Series)
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Al Bundy is a misanthropic women's shoe salesman with a miserable life. He hates his job, his wife is lazy, his son is dysfunctional (especially with women), and his daughter is dim-witted and promiscuous. (22 mins.)
 
85.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987 TV Series)
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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. (44 mins.)
 
86.
Werewolf (1987 TV Series)
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Young Eric has been bitten by a werewolf. However, he's not particularly thrilled by this turn of affairs and wishes to escape his curse... (30 mins.)
 
87.
The Kids in the Hall (1988 TV Series)
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The TV series of the Canadian sketch comedy troupe that, more often than not, puts bizarre, unique, and insane twists in their skits. (25 mins.)
 
88.
In the Heat of the Night (1988 TV Series)
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The cases and adventures of the police forces in and around Sparta, Mississippi. (60 mins.)
“ Remake of film by same name ” - movieman44
 
89.
Something Is Out There (1988 TV Series)
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Jack Breslin was a somewhat maverick police detective paired (unofficially) with a beautiful alien possessing strange powers and abilities named Ta'Ra... (60 mins.)
 
90.
Baywatch (1989 TV Series)
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Television series about a cadre of attractive lifeguards who patrol a crowded recreational beach. (60 mins.)
 
91.
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
 
92.
Coach (1989 TV Series)
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Hayden Fox is the head coach of a university football team, and eats, sleeps and lives football. His partner... (30 mins.)
 
93.
Family Matters (1989 TV Series)
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Long-running Perfect Strangers spin-off series centering on the Winslow family and their pesky next-door neighbor, ultra-nerd Steve Urkel. (30 mins.)
 
94.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
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The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield. (22 mins.)
 
95.
Saved by the Bell (1989 TV Series)
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A TV show centered on six students and their years at Bayside High School in Palisades, California. (30 mins.)
 
96.
The Young Riders (1989 TV Series)
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The adventures of the riders of the Pony Express. (60 mins.)
 
97.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
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Tales of horror based on the gruesome E.C. comic books of the 1950s. (25 mins.)
 
98.
Remote Control (1987 TV Series)
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A hip, happening game show where the contestants (almost always young college students) get to try their hand at answering TV related trivia questions... (30 mins.)
 
99.
That's Incredible! (1980 TV Series)
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A collection of amazing feats of human and animal endeavor. (60 mins.)
 
100.
At the Movies (1982 TV Series)
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The show that made Siskel and Ebert famous. These two Chicago-based movie critics sit around and review movies... (30 mins.)