Highest Rated TV Series Released 1979-01-01 to 1979-12-31
6. Telford's Change (1979– )
Telford had worked for many years in a bank, and had progressed to a senior role which involved him travelling overseas. He decided that he wanted a change, so he applied for the job of ... See full summary »
8. Danger UXB (1979– )
60 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Brian Ash (Anthony Andrews) is a young lieutenant who is assigned to a UXB unit in the early days of World War II. UXB (UneXploded Bomb) is the signal that an aerial bomb has not exploded. ... See full summary »
67 min | Crime
Doctor Watson moves in with the eccentric Sherlock Holmes and they get a case to solve. A young heiress seeks Holmes' help when she feels threatened by her brutish stepfather after her sister dies under mysterious circumstances.
11. Arabela (1979– )
30 min | Comedy, Fantasy
Nowadays an almost legendary Czech TV series very successfully mixing two worlds: the world of ours and the world of fairy tales. Princess Arabela, the daughter of the Fairy King escapes ... See full summary »
12. The Woodwright's Shop (1979– )
TV-G | 27 min
As Roy Underhill initiated his 37th season on PBS. This craftsman-historian has been teaching the practical methods of woodworking, using methods from the Roman Empire to the industrial ... See full summary »
18. Carol Burnett & Company (1979– )
60 min | Comedy
A brief 4-episode summer comedy-variety series which brought back some cast members of Burnett's previous series a year after it went off the air, in a similar format but on a different ... See full summary »
21. Spaceketeers (1979– )
30 min | Animation
Princess Aurora and 3 androids must travel across the universe to reach the Great Planet and restore its cosmic energy. Based on the ancient book Saiyuki, also known as Journey to the West.
23. The Enchanted Castle (1979– )
30 min | Family, Fantasy
Gerald, James and Kathleen discover a garden in which is hidden a Princess and a magic ring. Although the Princess is not quite who she says she is the ring is truly magic and so are other parts of the castle's grounds.
29. Children of Fire Mountain (1979– )
26 min | Adventure, Drama
Tom and his friends befriend Sir Charles Pemberton and his granddaughter Sarah Jane, then have to try and stop Sir Charles building a spa on sacred Maori land. Can they do it in time and ... See full summary »
32. Slom (1979– )
82 min | Drama
In March 1941 former Yugoslav government joined Axis powers by signing the Tripple Pact. The people on the street, as well as some generals, were outraged. This docudrama depicts the ... See full summary »
33. Mystery!: Malice Aforethought (1979– )
50 min | Comedy, Drama, Crime
Dr. Edmund Bickleigh is a man who is very careful and very determined. And he is especially determined to not get caught committing the perfect murder of his wife. In the end he succeeds but then finds circumstances are "agin him".
34. Make Me Laugh (1979–1980)
30 min | Game-Show
A comedy game show in which the object was not to laugh at the comedians. Various comedians would have one minute each to make the contestant laugh. If the contestant were able to keep a ... See full summary »
37. Big Jim and the Figaro Club (1979–1981)
30 min | Comedy
1950's set sitcom about Big Jim and his gang of builders, the Figaro Club, who are looking to enjoy life in their seaside town while avoiding work at all costs.
40. The Ravelled Thread (1979– )
Warehouse clerk, Silas, is jailed for a crime he did not commit. His daughter Abigail fights to prove his innocence and enlists the help of street urchins led by Gegor, and William Sedgwick, a mysterious journalist with a strange secret.
42. Osma ofanziva (1979– )
50 min | Comedy, Drama
Based on novel by Branko Copic. Immediately after WWII, the Yugoslav government launches massive colonization of the rich villages of Vojvodina, abandoned by German farmers. Germans were being replaced with poor Bosnian peasants.
49. Sapphire & Steel (1979–1982)
30 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Complex, involved science-fiction series about a special force of interdimensional operatives whose task is to protect the universe from evil forces trying to gain a foothold by disrupting ... See full summary »