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TV Shows I Would Like To Own – 1980s

I’ve been watching a lot of tv series for the past 3 years. Not current ones on tv but new & older ones that I love, want to keep watching and to have copies of my own. I’ve got a good collection now (see tv series page) but it’s not easy as getting them on dvds is either difficult to find or very, very expensive and outta my budget range. But I really want to collect them. I grew up in Kuwait watching mostly tv series, although there are quite a few movies from that time that I old close to my heart. Till the age of 11, when my family & I moved back to India, I grew up adoring tv series like Moonlighting, Remington Steele, Starsky & Hutch, the A-Team, Battlestar Galactica (the original), V, Chips and all those late 70s & 80s comedy series. And ofcourse lots & lots of cartoons.

When nostalgia hits I feel like watching these tv series again. I want to enjoy the freedom & the innocence of being lost in that world. Like for example; The A-Team was quite cheesy by today’s standards and it feels funny how 4 guys on the run from the US military are quite concerned about helping others & even broadcast their willingness to be hired for help! I love it when the plan comes together but I pity the poor fools chasing them/stand in their way! (Sorry that was hard to resist) But for purely joyful nostalgic reasons I would like that and other series. Some of the stuff that I grew up with & enjoyed might not really be on my wish-list but the following is what I would like to get:

  • Automan
  • ALF
  • Crazy Like A Fox
  • Gimme A Break
  • The Jeffersons
  • Knight Rider
  • Misfits Of Science
  • Remington Steele
  • Small Wonder
  • Silver Spoons
  • Two Of Us
  • What A Country
  • Mind Your Language
  • You Again

Now these are all tv series that I watched in Kuwait and don’t have copies of. Some of them are short lived like Two Of Us & You Again but they are great comedy. There are some others like Moonlighting, CHiPs, T J Hooker, Starsky & Hutch & Dukes Of Hazzard that I liked back then and would want to watch once but no necessarily want a copy of them as I’d probably only watch them once for nostalgia’s sake. And I already have V & Galatica 1980. I know my sister would also love to watch them and show these tv series to her kids – let them also enjoy what we as kids once enjoyed.

Roshan

2 Comments

  1. I took a look at your TV series page and i loved it… Recently I have been trying to complete old series i didn’t/couldn’t watch at the time, and you are right they are really scarce. For example, i have been trying to get my hands on the 3rd-5th season of angel and that seems impossible and buffy as well

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