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How old are we talking? Some of the old sitcoms are really great. Not sure I could do an old "action" series as technology has come so far.

I like Wings, Home Improvement, NewsRadio, 3rd rock from the sun, Married with Children.
Well no matter how old.... :) Mmmmh... Just before the 90's ...
I've started to Watch old series instead the new ones . i'm watching the jeffersons now
 
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my favorite old tv shows:

Seinfeld
The Simpsons (first 6 seasons)
The Prisoner
Danger Man
Police Squad
Rockford Files
Columbo
Stargate SG-1
Xena Warrior Princess
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Batman
Wonder Woman
Quantum Leap
Star Trek TOS/TNG/DS9
Inhumanoids
The Real Ghostbusters
Dirty Pair
The Avengers
The Addam's Family

Addam's Family is so dope. Morticia is the coolest proto goth ever.

 
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I'm rather a fan of classic Doctor Who. Tom Baker had some of the best episodes, but I really liked Sylvester McCoy's later episodes, shortly before they canceled the show. The 60s was a good time for scifi. The Prisoner, Star Trek, The Avengers, Batman, Outer Limits, Lost in Space, Planet of the Apes.
 
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When I was a kid I never missed an episode of Land of the Lost.

Golden Girls was the king of sitcoms for me. No other show has been able to make me split my sides so regularly.

I was also a big fan of Newhart and the deadpan humor.

As for sci-fi Buck Rogers and Battlestar Galactica the original ruled the 80s.
 
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I'm rather a fan of classic Doctor Who. Tom Baker had some of the best episodes, but I really liked Sylvester McCoy's later episodes, shortly before they canceled the show. The 60s was a good time for scifi. The Prisoner, Star Trek, The Avengers, Batman, Outer Limits, Lost in Space, Planet of the Apes.
i looove Doctor Who. Tom Baker was my main doctor but i'll watch anything from any era.

also this reminds me i need to finally check out the Planet of the Apes tv shows!
 
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Lots of good ones mentioned so far. I also have a thing for westerns.

Gunsmoke... but mainly the original black and white series.
The Rifleman... always thought that gun was badass.
Maverick... a hero that is smarmy, sarcastic, and just a little conceited. What's not to like?

Old comedies; love those too:

Andy Griffith Show... Don Knotts is a genius.
All in the Family... people nowadays see it and get offended, not understanding that the joke's on Archie. A very forward thinking and smartly acted comedy.
I Love Lucy... one of the the all-time greats
Sanford and Son... who doesn't love Redd Foxx?

Gotta mention M*A*S*H* again too. The writing is just superb for many of the episodes. Groundbreaking in many ways too.
 
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It is too hard to top what has been said.

Threes Company was my fav show. And Threes a Crowd.

I also liked Kinght Rider, Miami Vice and Love Boat.

I liked Jeopardy and Price is Right and Family Fued because my grandma forced us to watch those after the local news.
 
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I have been trying to find this kids show I used to watch when I was younger for years, and I can't figure out the name of it. I think it aired on TVO up here in Canada in the early 90's, all I can remember is that there were a couple of kids and maybe some muppet like things as well, and the show mainly took place in this like cabin in the woods, or at least that's all I remember, and the kids were trying to solve some mystery involving this really old school computer in the cabin which gave them cryptic messages. It's actually been driving me crazy for a while, I recently went through a huge list of old tv shows on wikipedia and just couldn't find it, maybe it was a fever dream.
 
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The GOATS:
The Dick Van Dyke Show
Get Smart
The Simpsons, seasons 2-10
(UK division)
Fawlty Towers
Mr. Bean
Blackadder

Cartoons from my childhood:
Tom and Jerry
Transformers (gen. 1)
GI Joe
Mask
Dino Riders
Centurions
 
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Before the 90's:


I Dream of Jeannie
Bewitched
Batman (Adam West & Burt Ward)
Wonder Woman
Gilligan's Island
Knight Rider
MacGyver
The A-Team
Star Trek: TOS
M.A.S.H.
The Outer Limits
Tales from the Crypt
Unsolved Mysteries
Loved Tales From the Crypt....Never had HBO so I would watch at friend’s house as much as possible!
 
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All in the Family was the goat, IMO...until being surpassed by Breaking Bad.

Also, a shout out to Taxi. What a cast, Judd Hirsch, Danny DeVito, Christopher Lloyd, Marilou Henner, Tony Danza.

I think What’s Happening is very underrated.
 
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Nice pulls. I loved these two shows, and G vs E seems to be impossible to find in any way, retail or online.

If you want pre 90s Detective/Mystery shows you have to go with the classics you didn’t mention in your OP @nikolino840

Obviously,
Matlock
Murder, She Wrote
And Hill St Blues.

My fav was The Commish which was a late 80s/Early 90s one featuring Michael Chiklis before The Shield was a thing, (Edit: after checking it looks like this started in 91, but it definitely feels 80’s when you watch Season 1]

Both Murder, She Wrote and The Commish are on Prime Video in Canada, not sure about elsewhere.
 
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I've been watching Ally McBeal lately, my wife being younger that be never saw it. It's been amusing shocking a millennial with some old school shit. Lots of stuff you can't get away with now, and it's bloody awesome.