;-) Most cool page here. Producer Mark Carliner described the series as what you get if you , "Season a pot of Robert A. Heinlein's "A Stranger in a Strange Land", with a pinch of Gore Vidal's "Kalki", fold in a cup of Eric Van Danniken's "Chariots of the Gods" and you've got it.". Christopher Collins, 30 min Jonathan Frakes, | I think it lasted a couple episodes. The bit I can't forget is one character on a horse and the conversation was like "who's on first". I had a huge crush on Chuck Wagner. Andrew Ellams, An eccentric scientific prodigy and his secretary investigate mysteries. Thank you for the memories. Highly collectable. Stars: Animation, Action, Adventure. Critics dismissed it charging it was just a Mod Squad update. The setting was a once elegant hotel known as The Nutt House that had fallen on hard times and of course it didn't help that it was staffed by a bunch of "loonies" which included owner Edwina Nutt (Cloris Leachman) who relied on her right hand manager, Reginald T. Turkington (Harvey Korman), who in turn had to deal with head housekeeper Ms Frick (also played by Leachman). | The series was about two cowboys who, instead of riding horses on the open range, roamed across the country side in their beat up camper looking for adventure and finding it. TV sets were expensive and so the audience was generally affluent. I would like to add the show small wonder to this list. Anne Ridler, | I remember Automan and The Highwayman. Of course, every good guy needs a bad guy as a rival and that came in the form of Prince Dirk Blackpook (Duncan Regehr) who wanted to take over Camarand and tried every dirty trick in the book, including black magic to do so. Animation, Action, Adventure. Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Earth has been conquered by an alien race known as the Masters using their giant Tripods. The average price of TV sets dropped from about $500 in 1949 to $200 in 1953. This is a compilation of mostly national television ads that aired during the early and mid-1980s. Oddly enough, I remember lots of these. Well biggest reason being I was born 1979. I have searched forever for it and the individual episodes. What would critics know, or ratings, listen to the people, and you will realise that people do like these series, no one asks their opinions, and quite frankly there are a lot of series that got cancelled for no other reason than production, or big wigs making the rules. His favorite hangout was The Shanty, a wharf side bar owned by Inch (Billy Barty). A furry alien wiseguy comes to live with the Tanner family after crashing into their garage. Anyone remember this? Jane Badler, 60 min Stars: This fit well with the special power that Chase had, the ability to transform into any animal at will. Marla Pennington, Trevor Cooper, The series has never been released onto DVD, but you can find an episode or two on Prime Time Crime: The Stephen J. Cannell Collection released onto DVD in 2010. I stopped watching most TV by about 1976 as there were so many new flops and the older series were nearing their end or the quality had become seriously compromised by then, but I would always see the commercials during movies and of course TV Guide listings. Having to use cars, clothes and sets that fit the 1950's feel of the series and the budget for the remaining 11 episodes was set at $18 million dollars. One episode guest starred Charo. I hope you had fun and that maybe it sparked a few memories for you. Her mentor at the paper was Walter Holden (Kenneth McMillian) and her best friend Connie (Shera Danese). Do you remember 1980s television shows? LeVar Burton, 60 min I don't remember any of these shows. This 13 episode series starred Desi Arnaz, Jr. as Walter Nebicher, a computer expert who worked for the police department as a programmer. Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi. NO, If YOU hang I die! You have some great photos of the memorable stars. In the near future, a human cop and his alien partner fight crime and discrimination in Los Angeles. Action, Crime, Mystery. A.C. Weary, It was a comedy about 2 doctors or med students or something like that. :D. Charito Maranan-Montecillo from Manila, Philippines on March 27, 2014: I remember watching "Manimal". Belle Star is a bandit with an itch to ride with the outlaw legends, the James gang, the Youngers and the Dalton boys. :). Glory Miller (author) from USA on July 26, 2011: @anonymous: I sympathize with you, as I liked a lot of the short lived shows, too, not just ones from the 80's, but from the 70's as well. * In another chapter, they go underwater and someone breaks a knife before, and a man dies drowned as he can't defend himself with the broken blade. Nice TV Guide ad for Concrete Cowboys Jerry Reed TV series 1981. But I do have some favorite shows from the 80s like Star Trek: The Next Generation, Quantum Leap which didn't actually come out till 1989, Dukes of Hazzard, Knight Rider. and Cover Up. Stars: I have been trying to think of a name of a show that was about firemen. Courteney Cox, 60 min Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi. Blond haired, blue eyed Judson Scott was Bennu of the Golden Light, an ancient extraterrestrial who was awakened from his sleeping place in Peru. Wow, I was only 13 at the time, but I remember The Phoenix so well; especially the theme music - I've not heard since it was on the short-lived-air back in the early 80s, but that tune still plays through my head. Still, it's a memory itch I'd like to scratch. The Best TV Shows of the 1980s. I loved that show when I was a kid. One of the most popular products in the 1950s was the TV. Tim Russ, When the Battlestar Galactica finally arrives at Earth, they find they must subtly raise its tech level while protecting it from the Cylons. "Starman" andd "Hard Time On Planet Earth". Nine episodes were planned, but only four were ever filmed, those and the 90 minute pilot movie. JC the show you are thinking of is Jack and Mike. Bo Svenson took over the role created on film by Joe Don Baker. If anyone else has some ideas to share, please feel free to do so. Others, after watching an episode or two, it makes a viewer wonder how these shows ever made it into production to begin with, but be they good or bad, they are all short lived TV series from the 1980s'. John Shackley, His character was missing from the weekly series because Marvel comics had a similarly named super hero. Hudson was disappointed that the relationship between his character and his son was never developed fully. Blake began working on the concept for Helltown when he was working on Blood Feud in 1983. | trying to remember the name of a science fiction show of the 80s about a paranormal investigative team investigating strange occurrences. Release Calendar DVD & Blu-ray Releases Top Rated Movies Most Popular Movies Browse Movies by Genre Top Box Office Showtimes & Tickets Showtimes & Tickets In Theaters Coming Soon Coming Soon Movie News India Movie Spotlight. Action, Sci-Fi, Series starring a big high-tech 18-wheeler. Robert Hays, Benjean, 23 min It lasted 3 years or so and was on in the mid 80s. I'm starting to create lenses about some of the comic books I read back then! Jonna Lee. The show ran from January 5, 1986 to May 7, 1986 with a grand total of 13 episodes and was reminiscent of the old 70s series, The Magician that starred the late Bill Bixby. The male hero was an intellectual type who had built an entire castle in his mind when he was younger. The main character was an older woman and it seems she had 2 younger girls living in the house. | Great lens. Randi Brooks was Mel Brubaker who used to be a man. Learn more on HISTORY.com. Lynda Mason Green, Wow, I always imagined it consisted of more than 4-5 episodes. See also: Sci-Fi Television in the 1950s | 1960s | 1970s | 1990s | 2000s | 2010s Related sci-fi list: Sci-Fi Cinema in the 1980s They may have been teens or young adults. Chris Barrie, Television series which originated in the United States in the decade 1980s. 60 min and admitted that he was actually thrilled that the show was cancelled because he said it lacked any real spark and had no comedy to it. Drama, Sci-Fi. Rounding out the cast was Ace's girlfriend, Luana (Shera Danesand) and Lt. Fanning (Dick Christie), a police officer who is just awestruck by Ace's luck. Airing on NBC from January 16, 1981 to August 25, 1981, William Conrad brought to life Rex Strout's reclusive, orchid loving detective, Nero Wolf. This NBC series ran for 15 episodes starting on September 4, 1985 to December 25, 1985. Sam Waterston stared as Quentin E. Deverille, a brilliant American professor who found himself laughed out of a job at Harvard because he dared speculate that it was possible to transmit picture and sound through the air. It was popular enough to inspire a short lived TV series that starred Jerry Reed as J.D. Stars: your welcome!!!!! The 1980’s brought major changes and competition in the portable television market. You made it through the list. John Getz played Geoff Bennett, her editor who was a handsome playboy, a fact that Maggie tried to ignore. One that gets forgotten, never truly shown in syndication much either, is the show It's A Living (also known as Making A Living). The series was fun to watch, even if it wasn't anything special. Tim was Ace Crawford a private detective who was an "ace" when it came to the business of "detecting", or it appears. Bruce Boa, 30 min MTV, television network that began in 1981 as a 24-hour platform for music videos and by the mid-1980s had a noticeable effect on movies and television, as well as the music industry. He had special abilities like telekinesis, the power to levitate and to do astral projection, etc. Enterprise-D on their own mission to go where no one has gone before. This is hard bc I can only remember a big clock when the show begins. Awesome TV Guide Ad for Wizard and Warriors TV Series. I also think it was cable) about two guys (maybe brothers) they had real long fake chins. The show may have even been called San Bernardino. Adventure, Comedy, Mystery. Barbara Barrie, Jackie Earle Haley and John Ashton reprised their roles from the feature film. "Night Train" Lane, Rick Duncommun was Officer William Raider an over weight and bumbling motor cycle cop. The plot of this small screen series had mad scientist, Simon Quaid (James Wainwwright) taking control of the robots and planning to use them in a plot to rule the world. Clive Revill, TV-14 They made most of their money gambling, but when having a run of bad luck, they would pick an occasional job, which is usually where all the fun took place. Jon Cypher, Bhodi Li earth's world champion at Photon is selected to join an elite team of Photon Warriars. Thanks for the comment and for listing a few of the shows I haven't covered. Street Hawk aired on ABC from January 4, 1985 to May 16, 1985. I remember watching Street Hawk. When humans reach the age of sixteen, they must undergo a process known as capping which places ... See full summary », Stars: Dean Paul Martin (that's right, Dean Martin's son) was Dr. Billy Hayes, the leader of the group and the only member who had no super powers to speak of. It ran from November 29, 1980 to January 10, 1981. Craig Charles, I'm not sure if this was even a series or just a pilot. | Kirsty Wilkinson, Jonathan Perpich was Price Pascall , a handsome police officer who was the only one to have any kind of real detective skills. Menu. Horror, Sci-Fi, Jack Breslin was a somewhat maverick police detective paired (unofficially) with a beautiful alien possessing strange powers and abilities named Ta'Ra. * One of the first criminals was close to an elevator, the man just came out shooting with a machine gun. Brian Devlin (Rock) is a retired military intelligence officer who learns that he has a 28 year old son he never knew he had in the guise of Nick Corsello, a struggling private detective, who begrudgingly accepts the help of his father when it comes to solving cases he is hired to investigate. I was just a kid but I had a crush on him and I just can't remeber the show very well. Jeffrey Tambor, 30 min Glory Miller (author) from USA on July 30, 2015: Hi Mark. Stars: By this time, Cassidy had given up touring in his musical career, although he had released the album WASP, and speculated he should tour somewhat to promote it. | CBS took exception to some of her scenes in the film and decided that they needed to replace her, so the series was totally revamped and given the new name of Tucker's Witch. Ran from 1980-1982, never a true ratings hit, was cancelled, then revived 3 years later in first-run syndication, airing new episodes from 1985-1989. i n misfits of science u forgot the neanderthal man. He along with his crew investigated crimes committed by serial killers. The Guardians of the Light of Photon work to keep the evil warlord of Arr from taking over the universe. I hate It when the canned a good show and replaced It with junked stuff. Heading up the Last Precinct was Adam West as Capt. Notable science fiction television shows from the eighties (1980-1989).See also: Sci-Fi Television in the 1950s | 1960s | 1970s | 1990s | 2000s | 2010sRelated sci-fi list: Sci-Fi Cinema in the 1980s, TV-PG Sadly, Simon would pass away, October 14, 2010 at age 58 from colorectal cancer. Lisa Jane Persky was Dottie, the ever faithful secretary. Does anyone remember this at all? Great guest stars such as Martin Sheen, Patty Duke, Peter Deuel, Joan Van Ark, to name a few. Martin Kove, Annie Balestra, Popularity of radio and print media began to fade away gradually, as television set its hold on people’s life. Director: John A. Alonzo | Stars: Elizabeth Montgomery, Cliff Potts, Michael Cavanaugh, Gary Combs Votes: 98 | Remember a cop show. Richard Epcar, 1980 Portable Color TV Price: $589.95 Description Attractive wood grain high-impact plastic cabinet has rounded corners for a modern look. Peter Barton, Graham Ravey, David Cadiente, | I watched all the episodes before it was cancelled. And what about "Voyagers" with John Eric Hexum and Mino Pelluci. Stars: Richard Christie, Family Ties is an sitcom that aired on NBC for seven seasons from 1982 to 1989. But, in reality, he had no skills at all with all of his successes brought about by dumb luck and fortuitous accidents. This series lasted from April 11, 1986 to May 30, 1986 and was viewed by some as merely a way for NBC to cash in on the popularity of the Police Academy movies of the big screen. I once thought of myself as either weird or cursed or both, since many of the TV shows of the 80s that I had an interest in only lasted a few episodes. | If I hang, YOU die?, no I HE hangs YOU die! Kevin Peter Hall was Dr. Elvin "El" Lincoln a towering giant who had the ability to shrink to small sizes. His skills as a dirt bike racer came in handy since this motorcycle could travel at speeds up to 300 miles per hour. :-). William Atherton. Jared Martin, They must live in small, cramped space station orbiting the earth. Matt Frewer, A story centered on a young schoolboy and his strange relationship with an extraterrestrial entity. Loretta Haywood, | He could hurl lightning bolts and run super fast. 30 min A couple of other '80's shows I can think of that didn't last very long were a McLean Stevenson comedy series called "Condo", and a police program called "Houston Knights", which starred Michael Beck and Michael Pare. Animation, Adventure, Family. Television has a 19-inch screen. | Anyone remember a tv show featuring an investigative reporter in Las Vegas, who worked the night beat? | Do any of you remember a show on ITV in the late 80's called Squire or The Squire? The series did have a very catchy theme. The humor was silly, absurd and ridiculous and certainly lived up to Brooks comedy philosophy "be savage to those in authority, but be kind to those underneath it, that suffer from it.". Patrick Culliton, Not Rated Kcpq1984.png 240 × 180; 3 KB. | Iâm becoming nostalgic in my old age. During the day, Mach worked as a trouble shooter for the police department, but by night he was a crime fighter known as The Street Hawk. And Scott Bakula was pretty hot too. Michael Cavanaugh, Television in the United States - Television in the United States - The 1990s: the loss of shared experience: In the 60 years between 1929, when radio became the dominant conveyor of the prevailing mass culture in the United States, and 1989, when cable television became a truly mature industry, broadcasting provided … There was an old bald actor that played a scientist, a woman on the team and two other men. Dean Paul Martin, William Lucking, Comedy, Sci-Fi. The series tried to find its comedy by the interactions between Buddy and the player's on his son's team. Linda Newton, TV-PG Patsy Rowlands, Faye Grant, Amanda Pays, * In another chapter, the man was in a cave with a woman. Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi. Drama, Fantasy, Horror. Cassidy was proud of the show and how it dealt with real human issues and relationships and had no gimmicks at all and was a welcome departure from The Hardy Boys. Richard Lynch, The crown prince, their son, named Yubi (Christopher Burton) has escaped to ... See full summary », Stars: I saw one episode, so I know it existed -- but no one else seems to know what I'm talking about. Ive been stumpted on this for some time. 1980: Music Television (MTV) makes its debut in August of 1980. The late Jeff Conaway (of Taxi fame) starred in this very short lived 80's show that lasted from February 26, 1983 to May 14, 1983. | Equally interesting is that some of them were culy enough to have had a home media release. These include romantic drama, comedy drama, and crime drama. Robert Axelrod, TV-G And that's all I remember of it. Charles Aidman, It starred handsome Simon MacCorkindale as Jonathan Chase, a professor at New York University who taught animal behavioral sciences. It starts off in every episode with a guy driving his jaguar into his parking space at work and he's usually met by a younger chap called Ginger who is sitting on the wall. Frank Welker, Adventure, Sci-Fi. The series lasted from September 13, 1987 until January 8, 1988 with 12 episodes. Family, Sci-Fi, Far distant from Earth on a red planet of Antars, a tyrant Zanu has killed their king and imprisoned the queen. The series first aired on February 7, 1981 and lasted until March 21, 1981 with a total of six episodes airing. What about a show called " The Calicacks". You sure did some work to come up with all of these, I wonder how you remembered them all. Both were pretty good shows. Whew! But, this was no run of the mile detective agency as Amanda was a witch who used her powers to solve cases which sounded easy but lets just say that her powers were sometimes a little unreliable. Maybe you can help me. This causes friction between Charlie and Kaz as each has their own way of enforcing the law. Kent McCord, Television in the United States - Television in the United States - The late 1960s and early ’70s: the relevance movement: After the introduction of television to the public in the 1940s, a distinct dichotomy emerged between entertainment programming (which made up the bulk of the most popular shows) and news, … I ask that you keep the comments on topic and I also want you to be aware that they are moderated in order to keep this page reader friendly. You are right! E.G. Christopher Lockwood, Jim Baker, Starred Darren McGavin. Thanks for the visit and the comment! I remember watching one of the episodes and walked away from it because it lacked depth and was quite boring. Jeremy Hitchen, Peter Willcox was King an Elvis impersonator, Keenen Wynn was Butch and Hank Rolike was Sundance, two over the hill cops just waiting for retirement. Dan Hennessey, It went on like that for a while...it seemed so funny at the time. | Set almost 100 years after Captain Kirk's five-year mission, a new generation of Starfleet officers set off in the U.S.S. Hazel Abee from Malaysia on July 08, 2015: 80's was such a wonderful era , with super good looking heros, ... Misfits, Manimal, Automan ... and I liked Quantum Leap too. ABC aired this series at the moronic hour of 7:30 pm. - Oct 1982 to July 1983 (20 eps), The Master - Jan 1984 to Aug 1984 (13 eps), Automan - Dec 1983 to April 1984 (13 eps). Tracey Childs, Sven-Ole Thorsen, Without her, he had no clue as to what his mission on earth was to be about. The cartoon was Kidd Video for sure. A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but often have a wicked sense of humor and an unexpected twist. Some of these shows actually had potential and why they never found their core audience is a bit of a mystery. Vincent Ropion, 60 min I remember the private continually giving the superhero trouble about the cape. The series has yet to be released onto DVD, but you can find the television movie that inspired the series. Action, Adventure, Mystery. At the end of the 70's I saw a TV series "invisible sight" was the poorly translated name we got. I think I still have an episode of wizards and warriors on a VHS tape somewhere. Tom Wyner, By autumn of that year, most of the evening schedules on all four networks had been filled, and sets began appearing in more … The missions of a planetary defense organization dedicated to protecting Earth from a Martian menace. Colin Jeavons, 60 min Some of you may find answers if you go to Youtube and search "TV Show Openings" followed by the year you think the show aired. Some shows should never have been made or just left on the storyboard or as a fare flung idea. 30 min Maryam d'Abo, Soviet state propaganda. | It was one of the funniest show of TV for about 8-10 episodes (if that many). Does anyone remember a program called Ellery Queen. Marshall, The series was hyped and promoted a lot, and had many thinking it was the hit of the year. As TV became established as the country’s premier mass … I don't remember ANY of these ! Critics said the series was merely an attempt to update the old Route 66 series for the 1960s. Philip Akin, James Cranna, Neill Barry, TV-PG Five cowboys are sent forward in time from 1899 to 1986, where they start their own detective agency. Maureen Flannigan, With all the new mutant type stuff I was desperately trying to remember Misfits of Science. Sam Jones (Flash Gordon fame) was the Highwayman, a US Marshal in this futuristic series that critics said was a cross between Mad Max and Knight Rider.Partnered with Jones was Jetto, played by an Aussie actor, Jacko, whose main claim to fame here in the US was a series of commercials for Energizer batteries, you remember those, right, he would stick the battery on his shoulder and dare you to knock it off. While ABC had publicized it heavily, audiences didn't seem to notice it once it came on the air and it was pulled from the schedule after filming only eight episodes, seven of which were shown. The zany adventures of a suburban family, their next-door neighbors, and an innovative robot designed to look like a human child. At the start of the decade, there were about 3 million TV owners; by the end of it, there were 55 million, watching shows from 530 stations. The series also starred Robert Lansing, Heather McNair and Gerald McLaughlin.Critics compared the show to Disney's film, Tron. Many critics have dubbed the 1950s as the Golden Age of Television. This is a list of British television related events from 1980. Comedy, Sci-Fi. Hi,does anyone remember tv series about two girls going on holiday,I think Thailand,they met a gay on a plane,he spend time with him,and on the way back home they were stopped at the airport,because police found drugs on them,planted by that guy...they end up in jail,was horrible,when finally they got out they tried to find the guy,and they succeeded,got they revenge...Oh,and he gave them scorpion rings,or necklaces..I think the series was called Sorion,or sign of the scorpion...trying to find it for a long time.... @anonymous: I thought this was a great show! 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