Most Popular TV Series Released 1983-01-01 to 1983-12-31


1. 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: 27,195

2. Mama's Family (1983–1990)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.3
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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. It's quite an adjustment for everyone, especially the ... See full summary »

Stars: Vicki Lawrence, Beverly Archer, Ken Berry, Dorothy Lyman

Votes: 3,371

3. Auf Wiedersehen, Pet (1983–2004)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
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The adventures of a gang of British workmen abroad. Combines black and white humour with moments of drama, poignancy and drunkenness. In series 1, the lads head to Germany seeking work, and... See full summary »

Stars: Timothy Spall, Jimmy Nail, Tim Healy, Kevin Whately

Votes: 2,076

4. Philip Marlowe, Private Eye (1983–1986)

60 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

8.2
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Private detective Philip Marlowe solves many crimes in Los Angeles during the 1930s.

Stars: Powers Boothe, Billy Kearns, Kathryn Leigh Scott, Ken Pogue

Votes: 262

5. 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: 12,721

6. Taggart (1983–2010)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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The Maryhill CID investigates gruesome murders against the bleak backdrop of the city of Glasgow.

Stars: Blythe Duff, Colin McCredie, John Michie, Alex Norton

Votes: 917

7. Tales from the Darkside (1983–1988)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.7
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A horror anthology series where the viewer is taken through ghost stories, science fiction adventures and creepy, unexplained events.

Stars: Paul Sparer, Catherine Battistone, John Marzilli, Karen Shallo

Votes: 3,941

8. 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: 4,796

9. Wheel of Fortune (1983– )

TV-G | 30 min | Family, Game-Show

6.9
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Hosted by Pat Sajak, this game show features 3 contestants who try to solve a puzzle by spinning the wheel and guessing letters in a word or phrase.

Stars: Pat Sajak, Vanna White, Charlie O'Donnell, Jim Thornton

Votes: 1,814

10. After MASH (1983–1985)

30 min | Comedy

5.8
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The Korean War has ended. Colonel Potter, Sergeant Klinger, and Father Mulcahy find themselves together once again, this time at a veteran's hospital.

Stars: Harry Morgan, Jamie Farr, William Christopher, Rosalind Chao

Votes: 401

11. 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: 13,708

12. Scarecrow and Mrs. King (1983–1987)

60 min | Adventure

7.2
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The adventures of a housewife and a spy whom she fell in with.

Stars: Kate Jackson, Bruce Boxleitner, Beverly Garland, Mel Stewart

Votes: 1,648

13. Webster (1983–1989)

30 min | Comedy, Family

5.6
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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.

Stars: Susan Clark, Alex Karras, Emmanuel Lewis, Henry Polic II

Votes: 1,730

14. The Joy of Painting (1983–1994)

30 min | Documentary, Family

9.4
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In this half-hour program, artist Bob Ross paints on canvas a beautiful oil painting.

Stars: Bob Ross, Steve Ross, Ben Stahl, John Thamm

Votes: 2,476

15. Hotel (1983–1988)

60 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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The misadventures of the staff and guests of the St. Gregory Hotel.

Stars: James Brolin, Connie Sellecca, Nathan Cook, Shari Belafonte

Votes: 872

16. The Hitchhiker (1983–1991)

26 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.9
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Fictional stories are told in this television series by The Hitchhiker. Each story is usually a mysterious thriller.

Stars: Page Fletcher, Nicholas Campbell, Vincent Grass, Kirstie Alley

Votes: 1,013

17. Dungeons & Dragons (1983–1985)

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

8.0
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A group of kids are thrown into a fantasy world where they must search for a way home, armed with magic weapons that an evil tyrant wants.

Stars: Willie Aames, Don Most, Katie Leigh, Adam Rich

Votes: 3,228

18. Hardcastle and McCormick (1983–1986)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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A retired judge and his last defendant follow up on cases that were dismissed due to technicalities.

Stars: Brian Keith, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Joe Santos, John Hancock

Votes: 1,576

19. The New Leave It to Beaver (1983–1989)

30 min | Comedy, Family

6.0
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This show is the continuing adventures of the whole gang. Beaver and the gang are all grown up. Beaver is divorced and living with his mom with his 2 sons - Oliver and Kip. Wally has his ... See full summary »

Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers, Kipp Marcus

Votes: 289

20. 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 their city.

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

Votes: 1,053

21. Manimal (1983– )

60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

6.6
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A man who can change himself into any animal fights crime.

Stars: Simon MacCorkindale, Melody Anderson, Reni Santoni, Michael D. Roberts

Votes: 1,065

22. Reading Rainbow (1983– )

TV-Y | 30 min | Family

8.5
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Levar Burton introduces young viewers to illustrated readings of children's literature and explores their related subjects.

Stars: LeVar Burton, Jennifer Betit Yen, Arnold Stang, Fred Newman

Votes: 2,426

23. Terrahawks (1983–1986)

23 min | Family, Sci-Fi

7.4
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In the year 2020 Earth is under threat from Martian androids who want revenge on the human race. They consist of Zelda, her son Yung-star and her sister called Cy-star. An organisation is ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 438

24. Loving (1983–1995)

30 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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"Loving" takes place in the fictional town of Corinth, PA, centering around the lives of the wealthy Alden family. Love and betrayal, along with the struggle for power, become the focus of ... See full summary »

Stars: Noelle Beck, Lisa Peluso, Susan Keith, Anthony Herrera

Votes: 238

25. Frontline (1983– )

60 min | Documentary

8.7
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Investigative journalist documentaries.

Stars: Will Lyman, Sarah Childress, Arun Rath, Martin Smith

Votes: 1,064

26. Love Connection (1983–1998)

TV-PG | 30 min | Reality-TV, Romance

6.1
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A variation on "The Dating Game", this game show introduced a bachelor or bachelorette to three prospective dates, each of whom gave a self-introduction. The audience would select the ... See full summary »

Stars: Perry Kurtz, Michael Carnegie, Pat Bullard, Claude Stuart

Votes: 144

27. Partners in Crime (1983– )

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Agatha Christie's husband-and-wife sleuthing team take on a series of short whodunit mysteries.

Stars: Francesca Annis, James Warwick, Reece Dinsdale, Arthur Cox

Votes: 423

28. Alvin & the Chipmunks (1983–1990)

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

6.8
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Three chipmunk brothers, Alvin, Simon, and Theodore. The trio have been adopted by and are living with Dave (human). Each show finds the boys getting into trouble and new and unusual situations.

Stars: Ross Bagdasarian Jr., Janice Karman, Frank Welker, Dody Goodman

Votes: 2,291

29. Star Search (1983–2004)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show

5.4
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Contestants compete in a talent show featuring music and comedy categories.

Stars: Ed McMahon, Sam Riddle, Arsenio Hall, Durell Coleman

Votes: 241

30. Just Good Friends (1983–1986)

90 min | Comedy

7.2
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The series followed the wavering relationship between two ex-lovers, Penny Warrender, a secretary for an advertising firm, and Vincent Pinner, an ex ice cream salesman turned turf ... See full summary »

Stars: Paul Nicholas, Jan Francis, Sylvia Kay, John Ringham

Votes: 455

31. The Littles (1983– )

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Adventure

6.5
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Animated series about a 13-year-old boy named Henry Bigg who goes on vacation and finds mouse-like creatures in his suitcase called Littles. There's a whole family of Littles. William and ... See full summary »

Stars: Jimmy Keegan, Bettina Bush, Alvy Moore, Robert David Hall

Votes: 530

32. Natural World (1983– )

Documentary

8.7
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Strand of documentaries on wildlife and the environment.

Stars: Barry Paine, David Attenborough, John Shrapnel, Tim Pigott-Smith

Votes: 358

33. Wizards and Warriors (1983)

60 min | Adventure

7.8
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The legendary Kingdom of Camarand is ruled by good King Baaldorf and Queen Lattinia. Their daughter, Ariel, is engaged to Prince Erik Greystone, who becomes Camarand's Champion against a ... See full summary »

Stars: Jeff Conaway, Walter Olkewicz, Duncan Regehr, Julia Duffy

Votes: 189

34. Five Mile Creek (1983–1985)

46 min | Drama, Family

7.7
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Follows the adventures of a group of Americans who travel to the land down under. Teaming up with a native halfway house owner, together they introduce a stagecoach service to the local economy.

Stars: Louise Caire Clark, Jay Kerr, Rod Mullinar, Liz Burch

Votes: 199

35. The Yellow Rose (1983–1984)

60 min | Drama

7.9
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Nightime soap opera involving The Yellow Rose, a 200,000 acre ranch in Texas operated by the offspring of the founder, Wade Champion. His sons (Roy and Quisto) and his 29-year old widow, ... See full summary »

Stars: Cybill Shepherd, David Soul, Edward Albert, Noah Beery Jr.

Votes: 133

36. Captain Tsubasa (1983–1986)

30 min | Animation, Drama, Family

8.0
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A young boy who loves to play soccer.

Stars: Arihiro Hase, Kôichi Hashimoto, Akari Hibino, Ken'yû Horiuchi

Votes: 4,406

37. Whiz Kids (1983–1984)

60 min | Adventure

7.1
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The adventures of a group of young kids who are amateur computer experts and detectives.

Stars: Matthew Labyorteaux, Todd Porter, Jeffrey Jacquet, Andrea Elson

Votes: 236

38. Mr. Wizard's World (1983–1991)

Family

8.3
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With the help of his young assistants, Mr. Wizard starts each episode with a demonstration that at first glance should be impossible, but is actually based firmly on basic scientific ... See full summary »

Stars: Don Herbert, Michael Dicay, Christian Malcolm, Tanis Roese

Votes: 394

39. Press Your Luck (1983–1986)

TV-G | 30 min | Family, Game-Show

7.6
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A game show where contestents answer trivia questions and then have to gamble their winnings on a randomly flashing game board.

Stars: Peter Tomarken, Rod Roddy, Charlie O'Donnell, John Harlan

Votes: 417

40. Sale of the Century (1983–1989)

30 min | Family, Game-Show

7.6
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Updated version of the 1969-1974 NBC game show. Three contestants competed to answer trivia questions, with scoring in dollars. The game was interrupted at certain intervals for Instant ... See full summary »

Stars: Jim Perry, Lou Mulford, Summer Bartholomew, Jay Stewart

Votes: 88

41. The New Scooby and Scrappy-Doo Show (1983–1984)

30 min | Animation, Comedy, Mystery

6.4
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An updated version of the classic Hanna-Barbera mystery cartoon. Daphne, Shaggy and Scooby-Doo travel from town to town in their van, The Mystery Machine, solving cases of hauntings, ... See full summary »

Stars: Don Messick, Casey Kasem, Alan Young, Heather North

Votes: 711

42. America Undercover (1983– )

TV-MA | Documentary

7.1
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A series that features original and previously released documentaries which look at contemporary issues with strong social relevance.

Stars: Lee Grant, Marlene Sanders, Richard Kiley, Michael Baden

Votes: 215

43. The Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show (1983–1985)

TV-Y | 23 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.5
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Every Saturday morning The Peanuts Gang does skits, mostly taken from newspaper strips.

Stars: Bill Melendez, Jeremy Schoenberg, Angela Lee Sloan, Brad Kesten

Votes: 1,259

44. Casablanca (1983)

60 min | Drama

6.3
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A short-lived prequel to Casablanca (1942).

Stars: David Soul, Hector Elizondo, Reuven Bar-Yotam, Ray Liotta

Votes: 86

45. Glenroe (1983–2001)

Drama

7.8
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A weekly drama serial telling the lives of the people who live in the Wicklow village of Glenroe. The series, which started in 1983, quickly shot to the top of the Irish TV charts, and remained there until the show ended in 2001.

Stars: Geraldine Plunkett, Emmet Bergin, Mick Lally, Robert Carrickford

Votes: 81

46. The Family Tree (1983– )

60 min | Drama

6.2
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A divorced woman with three children - one of them deaf - marries a divorced man with a son of his own, and they must find a way for everyone to get along.

Stars: Anne Archer, Frank Converse, Martin Hewitt, James Spader

Votes: 21

47. Bananaman (1983–1986)

5 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.9
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Stupid, but well-meaning and super-strong super-hero, Bananaman gets his strength from eating bananas. Before he eats a banana, Bananaman is a young boy called Eric who is keen to keep his ... See full summary »

Stars: Graeme Garden, Bill Oddie, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Jill Shilling

Votes: 1,019

48. The Dukes (1983– )

30 min | Action, Animation, Comedy

6.5
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The Duke boys and Daisy Duke race against Boss Hogg and Sheriff Roscoe around the world.

Stars: Catherine Bach, James Best, Sorrell Booke, Denver Pyle

Votes: 77

49. The Visitors (1983– )

30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

8.4
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It's the year 2484 and the Earth is threatened by a rogue comet which could fatally change its orbit. The solution is surprising - Adam Bernau, the greatest genius of 20th century developed... See full summary »

Stars: Josef Bláha, Josef Dvorák, Dagmar Patrasová, Jirí Novotný

Votes: 455

50. We Got It Made (1983–1988)

30 min | Comedy

5.9
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Short-lived sitcom which lived two lives once on NBC and again in syndication. Two Manhattan bachelors, neat-freak attorney David Tucker and unkempt salesman Jay Bostwick, decide to hire a ... See full summary »

Stars: Teri Copley, Tom Villard, John Hillner, Ron Karabatsos

Votes: 90