How many 1980s TV dramas can you remember?

Try to fill in all the blanks!

 

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We have quizzed you on 1980s action shows and sitcoms. It's only natural that we now test your knowledge of drama.

There were dozens of soapy, mysterious, family dramas throughout the Eighties. It would incredibly hard to test you on all of them. Many of them lasted fewer than 10 episodes.

The following stuck around for longer. Most of them for two seasons or more. But we threw in a handful of cult favorites that ran for one season.

See how many blanks can you fill in!

  1. Murder, _____ Wrote (1984–96)
  2. Mat_ _ _ _ (1986–95)
  3. _. _. Law (1986–94)
  4. ______something (1987–91)
  5. D_ _ _ _ s (1978–91)
  6. _ _n_ s_y (1981–89)
  7. _____ Street Blues (1981–87)
  8. Cagney & ______ (1982–88)
  9. _____ Crest (1981–90)
  10. _ _me (1982–87)
  11. _____ Landing (1979–93)
  12. The Days and Nights of Molly _____ (1987–91)
  13. St. ______
  14. _ _tel (1983–88)
  15. Beauty and the _____ (1987–90)
  16. _____ Beach (1988–91)
  17. Trapper John, _____ (1979–86)
  18. _____ Road (1980–82)
  19. The Co_b_s (1985–87)
  20. O_ara (1987–88)
  21. _____ Murphy (1981–83)
  22. Father _____ Mysteries (1989–91)
  23. Our _____ (1986–88)
  24. Emerald Point _._._.
  25. Midnight _____ (1988–91)
  26. The Bronx _____ (1987–88)
  27. The Mis_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (1982–84)
  28. The ______ Rose (1983–84)
  29. Finder of Lost ______ (1984–85)
  30. Call to _____ (1984–85)

How many 1980s TV dramas can you remember?

Your Result...

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139 Comments

tbrian 2 months ago
You got 27 out of 30

Never heard of The Mississippi show.
Kaydee 19 months ago
25/30 Some I didn't have a clue Lol
EllisClevenger 41 months ago
You got 29 out of 30
You examined the evidence with great care! Nice work, Eighties ace!
Missed #27
How was I to know the OBVIOUS answer, would be the right one?
GregLemieux 44 months ago
30/30 You examined the evidence with great care! Nice Work, Eighties ace!
Azmarlin39a 44 months ago
25/30. Some I’ve never heard of.
RetroReno 44 months ago
22 More guessing than I'd like to admit.
mamaspapas 44 months ago
26 of 30. I loved the 80s. Those were the happiest days of my life. Am smiling.
wbyassee 44 months ago
You got 27 out of 30
You examined the evidence with great care! Nice work, Eighties ace!
marmetv20 44 months ago
28/30 I hit a wrong button on Fsther Dowling! Loved that show. Missed the Bronx one.
KathrynJordan 44 months ago
21 out of 30 is not bad. I would say that remembering things I watched and didn't watch 30+ years ago is pretty good. Falcon Crest, Dynasty, Knots Landing and Beauty & the Beast were my favorites in the 1980s.
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