old tv shows

@cher913 (25900)
Canada
July 10, 2008 6:04pm CST
i was watching a tv station and they play some old tv shows like 'welcome back kotter'; 'family ties'; laverne and shirley and happy days, oh and i caught the tv shows 'fame' and 'a different world'. which shows do you remember from the 1980's and 1970's and even before that? i have been able to get some dvd's of old dragnet episodes as well...do you think tv is as good or better or worse then back then?
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@celticeagle (78273)
• Boise, Idaho
11 Jul 08
I tv is worse than it was back then in the comedy shows. They are so stupid and irrevorant now days. I think the channel you might mean is Tvland. I love it. There are so many shows I used to watch but I find the westerns are my most watched favorites. The Gunsmokes and Big Valleys were good. The police shows were good and I remember The Man From U.N.C.L.E. was a favorite of mine.
@PearlGrace (3172)
• United States
14 Jul 08
Television programs today are quite different from what they were in the 70s and 80s. I, too, like some of the old shows, although I don't take the time to watch them very much. I do love television! I used to love Welcome Back Kotter and Laverne and Shirley. I also liked LA Law. Can't remember what years it was on, but it was a fantastic show.
@AmbiePam (40685)
• United States
13 Jul 08
The quality of the TV, and the fact that you could watch it with all ages, was definitely better, even just in the late 80s and early 90s, it was still fairly OK. I used to watch Dragnet reruns on Nick at Nite. When I was three I would watch reruns of Emergency and every time we would go somewhere I would always ask my mom if we would be back in time to watch 'Mergency. Growing up I liked The Facts of Life, Full House, The Cosby Show, Scarecrow and Mrs. King, and even Hunter (although my parents never wanted me watching that show).
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@raydene (9875)
• United States
11 Jul 08
I do love some of the oldies too but the can not compare to some new stuff like lost..I love lost! And some of the newer Comidies..hehe Old and new...why chose when we can have them both! xoxoxoxoxo
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@teka44 (3425)
• Brazil
10 Jul 08
Hi cher. I like to watch old shows and old movies too. I like to remember all the shows I enjoyed and many times they are better than the new ones. Have a nice day.
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@capirani (1832)
• United States
10 Jul 08
There are too many to list them all here. I get to watch quite a few on tv and enjoy them very much. But it would be nice to have more variety because they rerun the reruns just a little too often. Here are just some of the ones I watch now: MASH, Murder She Wrote, Diagnosis Murder, Fresh Prince of BelAir, Home Improvement, Family Matters, Quantum Leap, I Love Lucy, Leave It To Beaver, Brady Bunch, The Cosby Show, and lots more depending on what is on at the time. I like good old movies too and sometimes there are some really good ones on tv. I am talking the old ones here too, not the recent old ones. For instance, the old classic black and white movies, old musicals, etc. Cable and satellite stations like to put Annie on, but it isn't the older one and I like the older one best. I like the old Disney movies too...the ones with Kurt Russell when he was a teenager, Dean Jones, Fred MacMurray, and Jodie Foster when she was a child star. I just cannot begin to list everything. I wish there were more of the old classic tv shows and movies on now.
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@cripfemme (7722)
• United States
16 Jul 08
I always watch the Golden Girls. I watch Different World, whenever I find it on TV. I like old shows, especially Dragnet.