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    Favorite 80's sitcoms

    Hey being a 80's kid got me to thinking about classic sitcoms me and my family used to watch. So what's everyone's favorite 80's sitcoms I think my top 5 are:
    1.Silver Spoons
    2.Facts of Life
    3.Punky Brewster
    4.Gimme a Break
    5. well it's a Britcom Are you Being Served?

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    I honestly don't remember any of them and doubt that I could sit through any of them now.
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    I watched a lot of shows. Silver spoons, punky brewster, facts of life, give me a break, cheers, night court & cosby. To be honest forgot about most of them.

    I'm not sure if they would hold up today or if could sit through them.


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    As this thread goes along I keep on remembering shows I used to watch also.
    Shows like alf, 227, the jeffersons, carol burnett, golden girls,mama's family & all in the family. though i'm not sure if all of those are classified as 80's shows.

    Since I could be adding in shows that are not 80's going to toss in Munsters and addams family. reruns only?

    Hmm. drew carey was 90's

    watched reruns of Gilligan's Island and beverly hillbillies
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    Cosby Show, at least the earlier years.

    Married... With Children.

    Night Court, though strangely I never really accepted it as a sitcom.

    I'm not too big into 80s sitcoms. I prefer I Love Lucy, Honeymooners and CENSORED Van NAUGHTY WORD

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    Cosby, Cheers and Married with Children yeah those were classics they still show them today you really don't see much of the others anymore maybe on dvd some complete others still waiting to be released if ever. Also other mentions ALF is on the HUB that had its moments. They just announced a Mama's Family complete series release dvd.

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    Quote Originally Posted by scroogemcd77 View Post
    They just announced a Mama's Family complete series release dvd.
    You mean I can't get drunk and buy the entire series on bootleg VHS now?

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    Quote Originally Posted by scroogemcd77 View Post
    They just announced a Mama's Family complete series release dvd.
    Pre-ordered mine yesterday...September 2 can't get here soon enough!

    Now if only we could get ALF uncut....
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    I didn't get to watch much tv since I grew up on a farm, but I do remember enjoying several shows when I was able to catch an episode here and there:



    • Seinfeld (started in 1989)
    • Cosby Show
    • Family Ties
    • Diff'rent Strokes
    • Who's the Boss
    • Growing Pains
    • ALF
    • Silver Spoons
    • Punky Brewster
    • Webster
    • Full House
    • Perfect Strangers
    • Family Matters
    • Three's Company
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    Quote Originally Posted by scroogemcd77 View Post
    Hey being a 80's kid got me to thinking about classic sitcoms me and my family used to watch. So what's everyone's favorite 80's sitcoms I think my top 5 are:
    1.Silver Spoons
    2.Facts of Life
    3.Punky Brewster
    4.Gimme a Break
    5. well it's a Britcom Are you Being Served?
    No particular order

    Family Ties
    Growing Pains
    Mr. Belvedere
    Cosby Show
    Webster
    Mama's Family
    The Golden Girls
    Empty Nest
    Night Court
    Different Strokes
    Laverne $ Shirley
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    And I just thought of a few more:

    Knight Rider
    MacGyver
    Magnum PI
    Little House on the Prairie
    Doogie Howser MD
    Air Wolf
    Quantum Leap
    Out of the night that covers me,
    Black as the pit from pole to pole,
    I thank whatever gods may be
    For my unconquerable soul.

    It matters not how strait the gate,
    How charged with punishments the scroll,
    I am the master of my fate,
    I am the captain of my soul.
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    I love 80s television, especially the sitcoms. Basically use them in conjunction with my television's sleep timer as well as sedatives to put myself to sleep every night.
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    Some of my favorites:

    The Cosby Show
    Three's Company
    Diff'rent Strokes
    The Facts of Life
    Growing Pains
    Mr. Belvedere
    Alf
    Charles in Charge
    Who's the Boss?
    The Golden Girls
    Perfect Strangers
    Night Court
    Cheers
    Family Ties

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    Alf
    Punky Brewster
    Knight Rider
    A-Team
    Night Court
    Greatest American Hero
    Dukes of Hazard
    MacGyver
    You Can't Do That On Television
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    Golden Girl By far my favorite sitcom of all times.

    I also like:
    Mama's Family (a complete box set of all 6 seasons is coming out in Sept)
    Facts of Life
    Mr. Belvedere
    Designing Woman
    Who's the Boss

    Not a sitcom but still a TV show from the 80's that I love an have every season of on DVD is Murder She Wrote.
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    I also liked head of the class
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    Some of the shows I used to watch back then like Full House make me sick now.

    However, I used to love Dukes of Hazzard (is that a sitcom?), Growing Pains and too many others to list. Who's the Boss, the Golden Girls and a few others still hold up. I also liked Just the Ten of Us.
    RIP Andy Conrad.

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    I cannot believe no one's mentioned Roseanne yet. Quite possibly the most groundbreaking sitcom of our generation.

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    Hey for anyone interested that does twitter just found out Ricky Schroder is going to do a twitter chat tomorrow evening answering fan questions should be fun.

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