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Television ShowsTelevision Shows - Television shows may be a one-off broadcast or, more usually, part of a periodically returning television series. Read about some of the most popular shows on television complete with pictures...

80s Television Shows. Information on a few of the top television shows of the 1980s comlete with commentary and pictures.

80s Television Shows


Cheers was a comedy series about a bar with a colourful cast of regulars.

80s Television Shows, cheers

The main characters are Sam Malone, the owner of the bar and a retired baseball player; Dr. Frasier - the "resident psychiatrist" who frequents the bar and could often use a little analysis himself; Norm - a semi-professional beer drinker and Cliff - a thirty-something mailman who still lives with his mother. To get away from their "hum-drum" lives, they all come to the bar where "Everybody Knows Your Name".


This TV show was a primetime soap opera about a family that had created a dynasty out of the Texas oil industry.

80s Television Shows, dallas

From the Southfork ranch, they wheeled and dealed in the business world and dealt with their personal lives involving love, affairs, jealousy and even hate. The series pretty much revolved around trying to outmaneuver others people both financially and personally and to keep others from doing the same to them.

The Dukes of Hazzard:

The Dukes of Hazzard was a comedy series. Boss Hogg ransHazzard County. Well, except for the Dukes anyway.

80s Television Shows, dukes of hazzard (Click to enlarge)

It's not that he didn't want to run them too, but their car named "General Lee" was just too darned fast and they were too darned smart for Sheriff Roscoe P. Coltrane to catch them! Speaking of the car, it was bright orange in color with a confederate flag on the roof. The horn played the first few notes of "Dixie" and you could be sure that it would be involved in car chases and unreal jumps in every episode.

The Golden Girls:

This TV show took place in Miami Beach, Florida where four women live together.

80s Television Shows, Golden Girls

They're best friends but as with any group of people sharing a place to live, they also get on each other's nerves. Many middle-aged issues are dealt with such as dating, losing a spouse and dealing with ex-spouses.

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