Highest Rated TV Series Released 1988-01-01 to 1988-12-31


1. Mahabharat (1988–1990)

45 min | Drama, War

9.4
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The epic story of the family feud between the noble Pandava princes and their scheming cousins, the Kaurava kings.

Stars: Harish Bhimani, Mukesh Khanna, Nitish Bharadwaj, Puneet Issar

Votes: 3,687

2. Loft story (1988– )

26 min | Comedy

9.2
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Stars: Jean-Claude Brialy, Philippe Clay, Bernard Haller, Paul Préboist

Votes: 8

3. Neizchezvashtite (1988– )

346 min | Drama

9.2
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Stars: Elzhana Popova, Atanass Atanassov, Petar Slabakov, Ani Petrova

Votes: 18

4. Legend of the Galactic Heroes (1988– )

25 min | Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi

9.1
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Various people, especially two rising commanders, cope with a massive continual space conflict between two interstellar nations.

Stars: Tesshô Genda, Jôji Nakata, Shô Hayami, Ryûsei Nakao

Votes: 849

5. Keek op de week (1988– )

Comedy

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Stars: Wim De Bie, Kees van Kooten

Votes: 7

6. The Secret Life of Machines (1988–1993)

25 min | Documentary, History

9.0
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Tim Hunkin explains the inner workings of those machines that we all take for granted... in his own unique way.

Stars: Tim Hunkin, Rex Garrod, Frances Kay, Meg Amsden

Votes: 131

7. You Rang, M'Lord? (1988–1993)

50 min | Comedy

8.9
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Adventures and misadventures of Lord Meldrum, his family and their servants. Set in 1920's.

Stars: Paul Shane, Jeffrey Holland, Su Pollard, Donald Hewlett

Votes: 1,978

8. Game, Set, and Match (1988– )

60 min | Drama

8.9
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Bernard Samson is a spy in the employ of SIS, London Central.

Stars: Ian Holm, Michael Culver, Anthony Bate, Gail Harrison

Votes: 144

9. Bharat Ek Khoj (1988– )

History

8.9
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The 5000-year history of India from its beginnings to independence in 1947.

Stars: Piyush Mishra, Irrfan Khan, Alok Nath, Surekha Sikri

Votes: 391

10. Almost Grown (1988–1989)

60 min | Drama

8.9
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In some ways, Norman and Suzie are a very typical American couple. After meeting in high school, dating all through school and college, getting married and having two children, they decided... See full summary »

Stars: Tim Daly, Eve Gordon, Rita Taggart, Michael Alldredge

Votes: 36

11. Sunday Night (1988–1990)

60 min | Music

8.9
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Stars: Edd Hall, Jools Holland, David Sanborn, Nana Vasconcelos

Votes: 30

12. Encadenados (1988– )

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Stars: Leonardo Daniel, Miguel Ángel Ferriz, Raquel Olmedo, Marcela de Galina

Votes: 11

13. Niña bonita (1988– )

60 min

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Stars: Ruddy Rodríguez, Luis José Santander, Luis Aular, Ernesto Balzi

Votes: 9

14. Djekna jos nije umrla, a ka' ce ne znamo (1988– )

55 min | Comedy, Family

8.8
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The comic adventures of a Montenegrin family that live in an isolated village high in the mountains, eternally waiting for their son to come back from his studies in Munich.

Stars: Drago Malovic, Ljiljana Kontic, Ljiljana Krstic, Veljko Mandic

Votes: 335

15. Encyclopedia (1988– )

Family

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Encyclopedia is a television series created by the HBO Network and the for-profit branch of the Children's Television Workshop (CTW), Distinguished Productions. The series premiered on the ... See full summary »

Stars: Ethyl Eichelberger, Jim Fyfe, Alyson Palmer, Faith Prince

Votes: 54

16. Nana (1988– )

150 min | Comedy, Family

8.8
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A Danish show based on the humours events in Nana and her dads life.

Stars: Barbara Topsøe-Rothenborg, Jesper Christensen, Katrine Jensenius, Marie Andersen

Votes: 277

17. Round the Bend (1988– )

30 min

8.8
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Stars: Anthony Asbury, Richard Coombs, Alistair Fullarton, Jon Glover

Votes: 62

18. Cetrdeset osma - Zavera i izdaja (1988– )

99 min | Drama

8.8
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This masterpiece of Television Belgrade and directors Save Mrmak, this mini television series describes historical events, situations and people that were going around and after the ... See full summary »

Stars: Marko Todorovic, Petar Banicevic, Miodrag Radovanovic, Ivan Sebalj

Votes: 14

19. Kakaji Kahin (1988– )

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Stars: Om Puri, Akhil Mishra

Votes: 15

20. Turn on to T-Bag (1988)

20 min | Fantasy

8.8
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T.Bag has moved into the back of an old television set and intends to take over the airwaves with High-TV and put all the viewers under her spell. Professor Sparkes and presenter Holly mean... See full summary »

Stars: Elizabeth Estensen, John Hasler, Diana Barrand, Ken Jones

Votes: 8

21. Alba marina (1988– )

60 min

8.8
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Stars: Daniel Alvarado, René Farrait, Maria Elena Heredia, Diana Juda

Votes: 6

22. Greenclaws (1988– )

15 min | Family

8.8
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Stars: Nick Mercer, Stella Goodier

Votes: 49

23. Sueño contigo (1988– )

Comedy, Family, Romance

8.8
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Stars: Miguel de León, Maria Elena Heredia

Votes: 6

24. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)

TV-14 | 97 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.7
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In the not-too-distant future, a man and his robots are trapped aboard the Satellite of Love, where mad scientists force them to sit through the worst movies ever made.

Stars: Joel Hodgson, Michael J. Nelson, Trace Beaulieu, Kevin Murphy

Votes: 16,975

25. Broertjes (1988– )

15 min | Comedy

8.7
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Stars: Frank Groothof, René Groothof, Marnix Kappers

Votes: 12

26. Tvrdokorni (1988– )

Biography, Drama

8.7
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Stars: Goce Vlahov, Djokica Lukarevski, Ance Dzambazova, Slavica Zafirovska

Votes: 15

27. Vale Tudo (1988– )

50 min

8.6
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Fátima Accioly is a young, callous woman who wants to be rich and successful at any price. After selling her family's house in the country, she heads to Rio and gets to know dress man César... See full summary »

Stars: Regina Duarte, Antônio Fagundes, Glória Pires, Cássio Gabus Mendes

Votes: 185

28. The Fear (1988– )

60 min | Drama

8.6
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Stars: Iain Glen, Susannah Harker, Jesse Birdsall, Anthony Valentine

Votes: 44

29. The Rainbow (1988– )

60 min | Drama

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Stars: Imogen Stubbs, Martin Wenner, Jane Gurnett, Colin Tarrant

Votes: 80

30. Param Veer Chakra (1988– )

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Stars: Puneet Issar, Annu Kapoor, Gurdas Mann, Naseeruddin Shah

Votes: 43

31. Always Afternoon (1988– )

60 min | Drama

8.6
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In 1915 Australia, German prisoners of war, as well as Aussies of German heritage, are kept in camps. This creates many animosities toward the authorities, but in this account the camp is ... See full summary »

Stars: Tushka Bergen, Jochen Horst, Lisa Harrow, Marshall Napier

Votes: 10

32. City Hunter 2 (1988–1989)

24 min | Animation, Comedy, Crime

8.6
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Stars: Akira Kamiya, Shingo Kanemoto

Votes: 71

33. Sekai Ninja Sen Jiraiya (1988– )

60 min

8.6
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Stars: Takumi Tsutsui, Megumi Sekiguti, Takumi Hashimoto, Masaaki Hatsumi

Votes: 101

34. Mera spored mera (1988– )

640 min | Drama

8.6
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Early 20th c. This is an era of seething passions, aspirations for freedom and national self-identification. Uprising are incited, blood is shed. The picture features national leaders who ... See full summary »

Stars: Rousy Chanev, Grigor Vachkov, Stefan Mavrodiyev, Bogdan Glishev

Votes: 64

35. The Thorns (1988– )

30 min | Comedy

8.5
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Stars: Adam Biesk, Kelly Bishop, Marilyn Cooper, Lori Petty

Votes: 8

36. Colin's Sandwich (1988–1989)

30 min | Comedy

8.5
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Struggling writer Colin has the unenviable daytime job of listening to the complaints of the public using British Railways.

Stars: Mel Smith, Louisa Rix, Tony Haase, Andrew Robertson

Votes: 69

37. Robin et Stella (1988–1992)

30 min | Family

8.5
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Stars: Lorraine Auger, Markita Boies, Marie Charlebois, Carole Chatel

Votes: 36

38. TV Pirata (1988–1992)

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Stars: Débora Bloch, Louise Cardoso, Regina Casé, Luiz Fernando Guimarães

Votes: 133

39. Red Dwarf (1988– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.4
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The adventures of the last human alive and his friends, stranded three million years into deep space on the mining ship Red Dwarf.

Stars: Chris Barrie, Craig Charles, Danny John-Jules, Robert Llewellyn

Votes: 24,850

40. American Experience (1988– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.4
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A series showcasing documentaries on American history.

Stars: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy, Oliver Platt

Votes: 909

41. Guns of Paradise (1988–1990)

60 min | Drama, Western

8.4
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Gunfighter Ethan Cord, left to raise his dead sister's children, tries to settle down in the town of Paradise, but finds that his past continues to haunt him.

Stars: Lee Horsley, Jenny Beck, Matthew Newmark, Brian Lando

Votes: 251

42. Fauji (1988)

Action, Drama

8.4
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A Highly popular TV Series about a batch of trainees into a commando school, their training and eventual induction as soldiers.

Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Rakesh Sharma, Vikram Chopra, Vishwajeet Pradhan

Votes: 2,437

43. Carte Blanche (1988– )

News

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Stars: Derek Watts, Devi Sankaree Govender, Bongani Bingwa, Ruda Landman

Votes: 14

44. The Street (1988– )

30 min | Drama

8.4
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Ground-breaking cinema verite police drama in which two sets of partners drive the Newark graveyard shift, encountering an ever-shifting landscape of characters while musing on the ... See full summary »

Stars: Stephen Chen, Patrick Garner, Tony LaFortezza, Marc Baron

Votes: 23

45. Dome, slatki dome (1988– )

34 min | Comedy

8.4
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Stars: Branislav 'Bane' Vidakovic, Vojka Cordic, Dragan Petrovic-Pele, Vesna Stanojevic

Votes: 38

46. This Is David Lander (1988– )

30 min | Comedy

8.4
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Stars: Stephen Fry, Mark Arden, Frances Barber, Alun Armstrong

Votes: 40

47. Beach Boys: Endless Summer (1988– )

8.4
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Stars: Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston, Mike Love, Brian Wilson

Votes: 14

48. Zagrljaj (1988– )

Drama

8.4
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Stars: Rade Serbedzija, Mustafa Nadarevic, Zijah Sokolovic, Zdenka Anusic

Votes: 20

49. The D Generation Goes Commercial (1988– )

46 min | Comedy

8.4
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Stars: Santo Cilauro, Marg Downey, Michael Veitch, Rob Sitch

Votes: 19

50. Theo & Thea in de Gloria (1988– )

8.4
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Stars: Arjan Ederveen, Tosca Niterink

Votes: 22