TV of the 1980sby docrivs | created - 6 months ago | updated - 5 months ago | Public
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3. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
The adventures in time and space of the Doctor, a Time Lord who changes appearance and personality by regenerating when near death, and is joined by companions in battles against aliens and other megalomaniacs.
4. Charlie's Angels (1976–1981)
TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
A wealthy mystery man named Charlie runs a detective agency via a speakerphone and his personal assistant, John Bosley. His detectives are three beautiful women, who end up in a variety of difficult situations.
6. A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving (1973 TV Special)
Not Rated | 30 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Peppermint Patty invites herself and her friends over to Charlie Brown's for Thanksgiving, and with Linus, Snoopy, and Woodstock, he attempts to throw together a Thanksgiving dinner.
7. Frosty the Snowman (1969 TV Short)
TV-G | 25 min | Animation, Short, Family
A living snowman and a little girl struggle to elude a greedy magician who is after the snowman's magic hat.
8. Frosty's Winter Wonderland (1976 TV Short)
TV-G | 25 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Frosty's kind of lonely, so the kids think of making him a wife, Crystal. But will Jack Frost let them be happy?
11. Jack Frost (1979 TV Movie)
TV-G | 48 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The Groundhog tells the story of how, for once, Jack Frost became human, and helped a knight win his lady love.
12. Nestor, the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey (1977 TV Movie)
TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
An outcast donkey in Roman era Judea with overlong ears finds his destiny on the way to Bethlehem.
13. Rudolph and Frosty's Christmas in July (1979 TV Movie)
TV-G | 97 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Long ago the Lady Borealis placed the evil Winterbolt under a magic spell, and put the last of her magic into the nose of a newborn reindeer: Rudolph. But now Winterbolt's awake. He gives ... See full summary »
16. The Easter Bunny Is Comin' to Town (1977 TV Movie)
TV-G | 50 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The Mailman decides to stop another deluge of letters by answering questions about the Easter Bunny: Sunny, a baby rabbit found and adopted by Kidville (a town of only kids--even a kid ... See full summary »
17. The Little Drummer Boy (1968 TV Special)
Not Rated | 25 min | Animation, Drama, Family
An orphan drummer boy who hated humanity finds his life changed forever when he meets three wise men on route to Bethlehem.
18. The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974 TV Movie)
TV-G | 51 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
When a weary and discouraged Santa Claus considers skipping his Christmas Eve run one year, Mrs. Claus and his Elves set out to change his mind.
19. The Wonder Years (1988–1993)
TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Kevin Arnold recalls growing up during the late 60s and early 70s; the turbulent social times make the transition from child to adult unusually interesting.
21. The Kenny Everett Video Cassette (1978–1981)
30 min | Comedy, Music
This show featured music set to imagery, just prior to MTV. Most of it was concert footage though some had effects and a theme. It had a choreography segment featuring dancers known as "Hot Gossip".
34. Gimme a Break! (1981–1987)
TV-G | 30 min | Comedy
Carl Kanisky is chief of police in Glenlawn, California. After the death of his wife, Margaret, he asks her friend, Nell Harper, to come in to keep house and take care of his children, ... See full summary »
35. 227 (1985–1990)
TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy
This series took place in an apartment building numbered 227. The cast would frequently be sitting outside on a large set of stone stairs, involved in some discussion that would unfold into the weekly plotline.
38. Amen (1986–1991)
TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy
Deacon Frye, head of the First Community Church of Philadelphia, is trying to keep everything in his church firmly under control. His new assistant, Rev. Reuben Gregory, however, has some ... See full summary »
44. Married... with Children (1987–1997)
TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy
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.
45. Kate & Allie (1984–1989)
TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy
When Allie Lowell divorces her husband and gets custody of their two children, she moves to New York City and moves in with her best friend, Kate McArdle, also divorced and raising a ... See full summary »