Full House: Rags to Riches
“Full House: Rags to Riches” is a heartwarming American musical comedy drama series that aired on NBC from 1987 to 1988. Set in the 1960s, the show follows the inspiring story of Nick Foley, a self-made millionaire who opens his heart and home to five orphan girls. With catchy music videos featuring popular songs from the era seamlessly integrated into the plot, this series is a delightful blend of laughter, emotions, and toe-tapping tunes.”
Star Trek: The Next Generation
“Star Trek: The Next Generation” is a captivating sci-fi TV show that premiered in 1987. Join Captain Jean-Luc Picard and his dedicated crew as they embark on thrilling adventures aboard the brand-new USS Enterprise NCC-1701D, exploring uncharted territories and encountering fascinating new worlds. With a talented cast including Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner, Michael Dorn, Marina Sirtis, LeVar Burton, and Gates McFadden, this show is a must-watch for any fan of intergalactic exploration.
Tour of Duty
“Tour of Duty” is a gripping TV show that takes you back to the intense Vietnam War era. It follows the challenges faced by a U.S. Army platoon as they serve in the field, providing a realistic portrayal of the soldiers’ trials and tribulations. With a talented cast including Stephen Caffrey, Terence Knox, Miguel A. Núñez, Jr., Tony Becker, Stan Foster, Ramón Franco, and Dan Gauthier, this show is a must-watch for history buffs and fans of military dramas. Premiering on September 24, 1987, it rightfully earned its place among the 20 best voted TV shows of that year.
“Werewolf” is a thrilling TV show that aired in 1987 and made it to the list of the 20 best voted TV shows of that year. It follows the story of Eric Cord, a college student who unexpectedly turns into a werewolf. Determined to break the curse, Eric embarks on a quest to find and eliminate the source of his bloodline, leading to an intense and suspenseful journey. Starring Lance LeGault and John J. York, this show promises an exciting mix of horror and adventure.
Degrassi Junior High
“Degrassi Junior High” is a Canadian teen drama series that aired from 1987 to 1989. It follows a group of students attending a fictional school and tackles various challenging topics like drug use, child abuse, teenage pregnancy, and more. The show received praise for its realistic portrayal of teenage life and featured a cast of mainly non-professional actors, adding to its authenticity. With its sensitive approach and compelling storylines, “Degrassi Junior High” became a hit among viewers when it premiered in 1987.
“Inspector Morse” is a captivating detective drama that aired in 1987. Starring John Thaw as Chief Inspector Morse and Kevin Whately as Sergeant Lewis, the show is based on Colin Dexter’s popular series of novels. With a talented cast and intriguing storylines, this TV show is a must-watch for fans of crime-solving mysteries.
Married… with Children
“Married… with Children” is a hilarious TV show that debuted in 1987 and quickly became a fan favorite. The series revolves around the life of Al Bundy, a middle-aged shoe salesman who despises his job and has a dysfunctional family. With a lazy wife, a dysfunctional son, and a dim-witted and promiscuous daughter, Al’s life is a constant rollercoaster of comedic misadventures. Starring Ed O’Neill, Katey Sagal, Amanda Bearse, Christina Applegate, David Faustino, and Ted McGinley, this show is guaranteed to keep you laughing from start to finish.
A Little Princess
“A Little Princess” is a heartwarming TV show based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Set in Victorian London, it follows the journey of Sara Crewe, a once privileged girl who becomes a servant at Miss Michin’s school after her father’s untimely death. With the help of her loyal friends, including a scullery maid and a little monkey, Sara navigates her new life while uncovering the mysteries of the man next door. Starring Annie Lambert, Maureen Lipman, Amelia Shankley, and Miriam Margolyes, this beloved show premiered on January 18, 1987, and is sure to captivate you with its touching storyline.
Beauty and the Beast
“Beauty and the Beast” is a captivating American drama series that premiered on CBS in 1987. This modern retelling of the classic fairy tale revolves around the unique bond between Vincent, a noble man-beast, and Catherine, a smart Assistant District Attorney in New York. Set in a hidden underground sanctuary, the show also delves into the lives of a secret community of outcasts. With a talented cast including Linda Hamilton and Ron Perlman, this heartfelt series is sure to keep you hooked from the very beginning.
Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future
“Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future” is an exciting science fiction/action TV series that aired in 1987-88. It combines live action with animation using cutting-edge computer-generated images. The show follows Captain Power and his team of futuristic soldiers as they battle against evil forces, and even includes interactive segments with a toy line produced by Mattel. With a talented cast and a unique blend of visuals, this show is a must-watch for sci-fi enthusiasts.
French & Saunders
“French & Saunders” is a hilarious British sketch comedy TV show that premiered in 1987. It features the talented comic duo Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders, who write and star in the series. Known for their incredible chemistry, they bring their unique brand of humor to various sketches, making it a must-watch for comedy lovers.
The New Statesman
“The New Statesman” is a hilarious British sitcom from the late 80s and early 90s that cleverly satirizes the Conservative government of that era. Starring Rik Mayall and Michael Troughton, this show takes a comedic approach to political commentary, making it a must-watch for anyone looking for a good laugh and a witty take on the times.
Miss Marple: At Bertram’s Hotel
“Miss Marple: At Bertram’s Hotel” is a captivating TV show that aired in 1987. Set in an elegant hotel, the story revolves around Miss Marple, a guest at the hotel, who finds herself amidst a murder mystery. With a stellar cast including Joan Hickson and Caroline Blakiston, this thrilling series keeps you on the edge of your seat as Miss Marple unravels the truth behind the crime.
Friday the 13th: The Series
“Hey, I just found this awesome TV show from 1987 called ‘Friday the 13th: The Series’! It’s about Micki and Ryan, along with their friend Jack, who go on a mission to collect cursed antiques and keep them safe in an antique store’s vault. With Louise Robey, Chris Wiggins, and John D. LeMay as the lead actors, it’s definitely worth checking out if you’re into thrilling adventures and supernatural mysteries!”
Miss Marple: Nemesis
“Miss Marple: Nemesis” is a captivating TV show from 1987 that follows the brilliant detective Miss Marple, played by Joan Hickson. In this intriguing mystery, Miss Marple is approached by Mr. Jason Rafiel to solve a crime, but he doesn’t provide her with any details. As the plot unfolds, it becomes uncertain whether a crime has even taken place. With a talented cast and a release date of February 8, 1987, this show is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat as you try to unravel the mystery alongside Miss Marple.
Miss Marple: Sleeping Murder
“Miss Marple: Sleeping Murder” is a captivating TV show that aired in 1987. Set in a country manor, it follows a young bride who starts recalling a long-suppressed memory of witnessing a murder. With an incredible cast including Joan Hickson and Geraldine Alexander, this mystery series is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat as the secrets of the past unravel.
21 Jump Street
“21 Jump Street” is a popular TV show from 1987 that made it to the list of the best voted shows of that year. It follows a group of young cops who go undercover, using their youthful appearance, to solve crimes involving teenagers and young adults. With a talented cast including Holly Robinson Peete, Michael Bendetti, Peter DeLuise, Steven Williams, and Michael DeLuise, this show promises an exciting and unique take on crime-solving.
“Wiseguy” is a gripping TV show that aired in 1987 and made it to the list of the 20 best voted TV shows of that year. It follows the story of Vinnie Terranova, who goes undercover as an agent for the Organized Crime Bureau after serving time in a New Jersey penitentiary. With a strong Italian neighborhood backdrop, Vinnie’s dual life as a syndicate enforcer and his conflicts with his conservative family make for an intense and dramatic series. Starring Ken Wahl, Jonathan Banks, Jim Byrnes, Maximilian Schell, and Steven Bauer, this show is a must-watch for crime drama enthusiasts.
“Max Headroom” is a satirical science fiction TV show that aired in the late 80s. Set in a futuristic world, the series follows the adventures of Max Headroom, a computer-generated character played by Matt Frewer. With a talented cast including Jeffrey Tambor and Amanda Pays, the show gained popularity for its unique blend of British and American production. It first premiered on March 31, 1987, and ran for two seasons, offering viewers a witty and entertaining experience.
A Different World
“A Different World” is a popular American sitcom that aired from 1987 to 1993. It is a spin-off of “The Cosby Show” and revolves around the lives of students at Hillman College, a fictional historically black college in Virginia. The show primarily focuses on characters like Southern belle Whitley Gilbert and mathematics whiz Dwayne Wayne, played by a talented cast including Jasmine Guy, Kadeem Hardison, and Jada Pinkett Smith. With its relatable college life scenarios and tackling of important issues like HIV/AIDS, “A Different World” became a beloved TV show of the late 80s and early 90s.
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