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4. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)
TV-14 | 92 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
In the not-too-distant future Joel Robinson is held captive by Dr. Forrester and TV's Frank, forced to watch B-Grade movies on the Satellite of Love with the help of his robot friends: Cambot, Gypsy, Tom Servo and Crow T. Robot.
5. Garfield and Friends (1988–1995)
TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Stories about Garfield the cat, Odie the dog, their owner Jon and the trouble they get into, and Orson the Pig and his adventures on a farm with fellow farm animals.
8. Home and Away (1988– )
22 min | Drama, Romance
"Home and Away" chronicles the lives, loves, happiness and heart-breaks of the residents of Summer Bay, a small coastal town just outside of Sydney in New South Wales, Australia.
9. Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1988–1998)
36 min | Comedy, Game-Show
A British show in which actors and comedians improvise sketches in various "theatre-sports"-type games, based on audience suggestions. The games might include singing a Hoedown about Tory ... See full summary »
12. Jack the Ripper (1988)
TV-PG | 190 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A Scotland Yard police inspector, battling the booze, investigates the Jack the Ripper murders and discovers a conspiracy that leads all the way up to the Queen.
19. Empty Nest (1988–1995)
TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Family
"Empty Nest" is set in Miami and tells of the day to day misadventures of a widowed pediatrician, Harry Weston, and his two adult daughters, Barbara and Carol Weston, who have come back to ... See full summary »
22. Denver, the Last Dinosaur (1988–1990)
TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
When an unusually intelligent dinosaur unexpectedly hatches from a fossilized egg in present-day California, a friendly group of human teenagers adopts him and teaches him how to hide from prying eyes and master skateboarding.
29. Wagle Ki Duniya (1988–1990)
Wagle Ki Duniya (literally: 'Wagle's World') was a popular comedy sitcom on Indian television, aired for the first time in 1988 to 1990 on state-run Doordarshan channel. It was directed by ... See full summary »
31. Monsters (1988–1990)
TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A horror anthology about a family of monsters watching a different horror story every week on their TV. Each tale is separate, often cautionary with occasional dark humor and irony and features various deadly creatures.
32. Rab C. Nesbitt (1988–2014)
50 min | Comedy
Rab C. Nesbitt is lowlife scum (and proud of it) in Glasgow, Scotland who spends his time drinking in his local and speaking to the camera about the state of society as he sees it.
33. Midnight Caller (1988–1991)
60 min | Drama
Jack Killian is an ex-cop in San Francisco. He quit the police force after accidentally shooting his partner. He was approached by Devon King, the manager of a local radio station, and ... See full summary »
34. Dear John (1988–1992)
30 min | Comedy
After his wife leaves him for his best friend, John Lacey joins the One Two One Club, a support group for divorced and widowed people. The group consists of its fiery British leader Louise,... See full summary »
37. Just the Ten of Us (1987–1990)
30 min | Comedy, Family
Coach Lubbock, his wife Elizabeth, and their eight kids move to Eureka, California so he can take a coaching job...at an all-boys' school. The boys are thrilled that Coach's four beautiful ... See full summary »
38. Dino-Riders (1988)
22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Pursued by intergalactic warlord Krulos and his Rulons, human Valorians fly through a wormhole and end up on the prehistoric Earth. Krulos follows and becomes stuck in prehistory as well. Both sides build dinosaur armies and engage.
40. Family Feud (1988–1995)
TV-PG | 60 min | Game-Show
"Family Feud" was one of the most popular game shows on TV, but after nine years with Richard Dawson as host, ratings were starting to slip. In 1986, producers decided that the "Family Feud... See full summary »
42. RoboCop (1988)
TV-Y7 | 21 min | Animation, Action, Crime
Alex Murphy, a police officer, mortally wounded in the line of duty, is turned into a powerful cyborg and continues to serve the public trust, protect the innocent and uphold the law.
43. Ronin Warriors (1988–1995)
23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
After a thousand years of exile, Talpa, ruler of the Netherworld, returns to claim the Earth as his own. The only thing that can stop him and his minions are five young men and their mystical suits of armor.