Films & TV from when I was young

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1.
Neighbours (1985 TV Series)
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Serial chronicling the lives of the residents of Ramsay Street in the fictional Australian suburb of Erinsborough... (22 mins.)
“ Yes i actually watched this, without ever missing an episode up to 1990, and i even made my sisters record it when i got my first job! ” - paul-rocca
 
2.
The Amityville Horror (1979)
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Newlyweds move into a large house where a mass murder was committed, and experience strange manifestations which drive them away. (117 mins.)
“ Frightened the bloody life out of me when i was 8 or 9, my best memory was being in a big holiday house in Trearddur Bay in 82/83 and all of us sitting around the tele watching this, then suddenly we heard a massive bag.... to discover the kitsch celling had fallen in!!! Still scares me now!! ” - paul-rocca
 
3.
Digby, the Biggest Dog in the World (1973)
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Digby consumes a bowl of Project X, a liquid growth formula. Soon, he becomes a sheepdog of gigantic size! (88 mins.)
Director: Joseph McGrath
“ Classic film, it reminds me of school holidays and watching this over and over again! ” - paul-rocca
 
4.
The Boy Who Turned Yellow (1972)
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John and his class go on a school trip to the Tower of London. While he is there he loses his pet mouse and vows to return and find her later... (55 mins.)
Director: Michael Powell
“ Another classic (very low budget) film, which reminds me of school holidays. ” - paul-rocca
 
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“ Used to watch this everyday on my school holidays. ” - paul-rocca
 
6.
The Love Bug (1968)
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A race car driver becomes a champion with a Volkswagen Beetle with a mind of its own. (108 mins.)
 
7.
The Monkees (1966 TV Series)
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The misadventures of a struggling rock band. (30 mins.)
 
8.
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.)
 
9.
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.)
 
10.
The Railway Children (1970)
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After the enforced absence of their father, three children move with their mother to Yorkshire, where during their adventures they attempt to discover the reason for his disappearance. (109 mins.)
Director: Lionel Jeffries
 
11.
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.)
 
12.
Prisoner (1979 TV Series)
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The lives of women behind bars in a female prison. (50 mins.)
 
13.
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.)
 
14.
Home and Away (1988 TV Series)
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"Home and Away" chronicles the lives, loves, happiness, and heart-breaks of the residents of Summer Bay, a small coastal town in New South Wales, Australia. (22 mins.)
 
15.
Dallas (1978 TV Series)
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The soapy, backstabbing machinations of Dallas oil magnate J.R. Ewing and his family. (60 mins.)
 
16.
That's Life! (1973 TV Series)
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17.
Coma (1978)
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When a young female doctor notices an unnatural amount of comas occurring in her hospital she uncovers a horrible conspiracy. (113 mins.)
 
18.
Stir Crazy (1980)
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Set up and wrongfully accused, two best friends will be sent to prison for a crime they didn't commit, however, no prison cell can keep them locked in. (111 mins.)
Director: Sidney Poitier
 
19.
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
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After an encounter with U.F.O.s, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen. (137 mins.)
 
20.
Poltergeist (1982)
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A family's home is haunted by a host of ghosts. (114 mins.)
Director: Tobe Hooper
 
21.
Juliet Bravo (1980 TV Series)
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Newly-promoted Inspector Jean Darblay takes charge of the police station in the fictional Lancashire town of Hartley... (50 mins.)
Director: Geraint Morris
 
22.
The Day of the Triffids (1962)
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After an unusual meteor shower leaves most of the human population blind, a merchant navy officer must find a way to conquer tall, aggressive plants which are feeding on people and animals. (93 mins.)
Director: Steve Sekely
 
23.
Multi-Coloured Swap Shop (1976 TV Series)
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Saturday morning children's show which as well as having music and guests also had kids phone in and swap toys with each other. (120 mins.)
 
24.
Not the Nine O'Clock News (1979 TV Series)
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British sketch comedy starring the likes of Rowan Atkinson and Mel Smith. (25 mins.)
 
25.
The Tube (1982 TV Series)
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(90 mins.)
 
26.
The Big Breakfast (1992 TV Series)
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The UK's breakfast TV show on Channel 4. A very lighthearted mix of interviews, news, quizzes and features. (120 mins.)
Director: John MacKenzie
 
27.
Bullseye (1981 TV Series)
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Contestants test their darts skills and general knowledge and battle it out to get to Bully's Prize Board. (30 mins.)
 
28.
Taxi Driver (1976)
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A mentally unstable Vietnam War veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process. (113 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
29.
Taxi (1978 TV Series)
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The staff of a New York City taxicab company go about their job while they dream of greater things. (30 mins.)
 
30.
St. Elsewhere (1982 TV Series)
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The lives and work of the staff of St. Eligius Hospital, an old and disrespected Boston teaching hospital. (60 mins.)
 
31.
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
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A high school wise guy is determined to have a day off from school, despite what the principal thinks of that. (103 mins.)
Director: John Hughes
 
32.
Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987)
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A man must struggle to travel home for Thanksgiving with an obnoxious slob of a shower curtain ring salesman as his only companion. (93 mins.)
Director: John Hughes
 
33.
Uncle Buck (1989)
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Bachelor and all round slob, Buck, babysits his brother's rebellious teenage daughter and her cute younger brother and sister. (100 mins.)
Director: John Hughes
 
34.
Monkey (1978 TV Series)
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An adaptation of a Chinese folktale about a pilgrimage to the West undertaken by a monk and his divine guardians.