Classic Television: 1980s

Thumbnail

This comedy-drama superhero series aired on ABC from 1981 to 1983, starring William Katt as teacher Ralph Hinkley (changed to "Hanley after the assassination attempt on Ronald Reagan). Also starring Robert Culp and Connie Sellecca.


Thumbnail

(Includes commercials) "That's Incredible!" was an early 1980s reality show on ABC that featured people with unusual talents, performing stunts, dealing with debilitating challenges, and other "incredible" feats. The hosts were John Davidson, Cathy Lee Crosby, and Fran Tarkenton. This episode aired October 12, 1981.


Thumbnail

This spin-off of Diff'rent Strokes, whose housekeeper (Charlotte Rae) left to become the housemother at an all-girls boarding school. It aired on NBC from 1979 to 1988.


Thumbnail

Michael Jackson and Alfonso Ribiero meet in this iconic 1980s Pepsi ad


Thumbnail

Pilot episode of the sitcom about a wealthy white man who adopts two black orphans.It aired on NBC from 1978 to 1985, then moved to CBS from 1985 to 1986. It starred Conrad Bains, Gary Coleman, Todd Bridges, and Dana Plato.


Thumbnail

1987 award-winning documentary about the Algonquin Round Table, a festive group of literary and theater greats of the Jazz Age in New York City, including legends such as Alexander Woollcott, Dorothy Parker, Robert Benchley, George S. Kaufman, Edna Ferber, Marc Connelly, Harold Ross and Harpo Marx.


 
Click
Classic
Classic
Classic

I Love Old TV Shows.com ~ A Celebration of Classic Television