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Poll: Emmy Nominees for Outstanding Drama Series from the '80s

The following series all won or were nominated for the Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series during the 1980s. Which of them would you be most likely to watch again now or watch for the first time?

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    Lou Grant (1977)

    Won in 1980, nominated in 1981 and 1982.
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    Hill Street Blues (1981)

    Won in 1981, 1982, 1983, and 1984. Nominated in 1985 and 1986
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    Cagney & Lacey (1981)

    Won in 1985 and 1986. Nominated in 1983, 1984 and 1987.
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    L.A. Law (1986)

    Won in 1987 and 1989. Nominated in 1988.
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    Thirtysomething (1987)

    Won in 1988
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    Dallas (1978)

    Nominated in 1980 and 1981
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    Family (1976)

    Nominated in 1980
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    The Rockford Files (1974)

    Nominated in 1980
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    The White Shadow (1978)

    Nominated in 1980 and 1981
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    Quincy M.E. (1976)

    Nominated in 1981
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    Dynasty (1981)

    Nominated in 1982
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    Fame (1982)

    Nominated in 1982, 1983 and 1984
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    Magnum, P.I. (1980)

    Nominated in 1982, 1983 and 1984
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    St. Elsewhere (1982)

    Nominated in 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987 and 1988
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    Miami Vice (1984)

    Nominated in 1985
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    Murder, She Wrote (1984)

    Nominated in 1985 and 1986
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    Moonlighting (1985)

    Nominated in 1986 and 1987
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    Beauty and the Beast (1987)

    Nominated in 1988 and 1989
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    Rumpole of the Bailey (1978)

    Nominated in 1988
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    China Beach (1988)

    Nominated in 1989
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    Wiseguy (1987)

    Nominated in 1989