Favorite TV Series From Childhood To Now

by Assaulted_Peanut | created - 10 Sep 2012 | updated - 1 month ago | Public

There are some shows on here that I probably haven't watched since I was a young kid, but I remember them fondly enough to add them to the list anyway.

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1. King of the Hill (1997–2010)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

A straight-laced propane salesman in Arlen, Texas tries to deal with the wacky antics of his family and friends, while also trying to keep his son in line.

Stars: Mike Judge, Kathy Najimy, Pamela Adlon, Johnny Hardwick

Votes: 45,422

2. I Love Lucy (1951–1957)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

The wife of a band leader constantly tries to become a star - in spite of her having no talent, and gets herself (along with her best friend) into the funniest predicaments.

Stars: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, William Frawley

Votes: 21,983

3. Frasier (1993–2004)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

Dr. Frasier Crane moves back to his hometown of Seattle, where he lives with his father, and works as a radio psychiatrist.

Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce, Peri Gilpin

Votes: 73,440

4. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

Four previously married women live together in Miami, sharing their various experiences together and enjoying themselves despite hard times.

Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 31,440

5. Coach (1989–1997)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Sport

Hayden Fox is the head coach of a university football team, and eats, sleeps and lives football.

Stars: Craig T. Nelson, Jerry Van Dyke, Bill Fagerbakke, Shelley Fabares

Votes: 5,806

6. Roseanne (1988–2018)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy, Drama

A revival of the popular 1990s sitcom "Roseanne", which centered on the everyday life of an American working-class family.

Stars: Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Michael Fishman

Votes: 39,456

7. Mama's Family (1983–1990)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

Mama's Family originated with Thelma "Mama" Harper, and her younger sister Fran living together in Mama's House.

Stars: Vicki Lawrence, Beverly Archer, Ken Berry, Dorothy Lyman

Votes: 4,542

8. The Critic (1994–2001)

TV-14 | 522 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

Jay Sherman is a New York film critic who has to review films he doesn't like for a living.

Stars: Jon Lovitz, Nick Jameson, Maurice LaMarche, Nancy Cartwright

Votes: 7,541

9. Dinosaurs (1991–1994)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

This show follows the life of a family of dinosaurs, living in a modern world. They have televisions, refrigerators, et cetera. The only humans around are cavemen, who are viewed as pets and wild animals.

Stars: Stuart Pankin, Jessica Walter, Jason Willinger, Leif Tilden

Votes: 16,152

10. Dexter (2006–2021)

TV-MA | 53 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

By day, mild-mannered Dexter is a blood-spatter analyst for the Miami police. But at night, he is a serial killer who only targets other murderers.

Stars: Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, David Zayas, James Remar

Votes: 644,070

11. The Simpsons (1989– )

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.

Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Harry Shearer, Julie Kavner

Votes: 364,144

12. Unsolved Mysteries (1987–2010)

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

Combines dramatic re-enactments, interviews and updates, to tell stories of real mysteries, from human to the supernatural.

Stars: Robert Stack, Dennis Farina, Keely Shaye Brosnan, Christopher Chacon

Votes: 4,725

13. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)

TV-PG | 51 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

Ordinary people find themselves in extraordinarily astounding situations, which they each try to solve in a remarkable manner.

Stars: Rod Serling, Robert McCord, Jay Overholts, Vaughn Taylor

Votes: 70,971

14. Tales from the Darkside (1983–1988)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

A horror anthology series where the viewer is taken through ghost stories, science fiction adventures, and creepy, unexplained events.

Stars: Paul Sparer, Catherine Battistone, John Marzilli, Karen Shallo

Votes: 5,580

15. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)

TV-MA | 25 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

Tales of horror based on the gruesome E.C. comic books of the 1950s presented by the legendary Crypt Keeper, a sinister ghoul obsessed with gallows humor and horrific puns.

Stars: John Kassir, Roy Brocksmith, Miguel Ferrer, Cam Clarke

Votes: 21,561

16. Amazing Stories (1985–1987)

PG | 30 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Truly amazing, fantastical, funny, and odd, and sometimes scary, sad, and endearing stories are portrayed. Many famous actors, actresses, and directors made guest appearances.

Stars: Charles Durning, Douglas Seale, Louis Giambalvo, Sharon Spelman

Votes: 5,132

17. Avonlea (1990–1996)

TV-G | 60 min | Drama, Adventure, Family

A young rich girl is sent to live with relatives on Prince Edward Island in the early 1900s.

Stars: Zachary Bennett, Lally Cadeau, Mag Ruffman, Cedric Smith

Votes: 3,936

18. Keeping Up Appearances (1990–1995)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy

A snobbish housewife is determined to climb the social ladder, in spite of her family's working class connections and the constant chagrin of her long suffering husband.

Stars: Patricia Routledge, Clive Swift, Geoffrey Hughes, Judy Cornwell

Votes: 14,078

19. Are You Being Served? (1972–1985)

TV-PG | 28 min | Comedy

The misadventures of the staff of a retail floor of a major department store.

Stars: Mollie Sugden, John Inman, Frank Thornton, Wendy Richard

Votes: 7,126

20. All in the Family (1971–1979)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

A working class man constantly squabbles with his family over the important issues of the day.

Stars: Carroll O'Connor, Jean Stapleton, Rob Reiner, Sally Struthers

Votes: 13,954

21. Fraggle Rock (1983–1987)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

The adventures of the various inhabitants of an underground civilization.

Stars: Karen Prell, Gerard Parkes, Kathryn Mullen, Steve Whitmire

Votes: 7,059

22. Under the Umbrella Tree (1986–1993)

TV-Y | 15 min | Family

Holly and her three puppet roommates teach young children different lessons.

Stars: Stephen Brathwaite, Holly Larocque, Bob Stutt, Noreen Young

Votes: 308

23. The Secret World of Alex Mack (1994–1998)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

She's Alex Mack. One minute she's walking home...the next there's a crash and she's drenched in some weird chemical! Then she gets powers...

Stars: Larisa Oleynik, Meredith Bishop, Darris Love, Michael Blakley

Votes: 4,589

24. Ramona (1988–1989)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Drama, Family

Based on the popular children's series, Ramona Quimby struggles with the day-to-day life of being an eight-year-old.

Stars: Sarah Polley, Lynda Mason Green, Lori Chodos, Barry Flatman

Votes: 174

25. The Torkelsons (1991–1992)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

A working-class single mother provides for her quirky family of 5 kids in rural Oklahoma.

Stars: Connie Ray, Olivia Burnette, Lee Norris, Rachel Duncan

Votes: 953

26. Tiny Toon Adventures (1990–1995)

TV-G | 21 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

The wacky adventures of the new young hip generation of Warner Brothers Looney Tunes characters, most of them descendants of the original classic toon cast.

Stars: Charlie Adler, John Kassir, Tress MacNeille, Joe Alaskey

Votes: 11,837

27. Muppet Babies (1984–2020)

TV-Y | 25 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

The Muppets, as babies, have adventures with their imaginations inside their nursery.

Stars: Greg Berg, Katie Leigh, Laurie O'Brien, Russi Taylor

Votes: 4,339

28. Rugrats (1990–2006)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

The cartoon misadventures of four babies and their snotty older cousin as they face the things in life they don't understand.

Stars: Elizabeth Daily, Christine Cavanaugh, Nancy Cartwright, Kath Soucie

Votes: 31,840

29. Quantum Leap (1989–1993)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

During a government experiment into time travel, a scientist finds himself trapped in the past, "leaping" into the bodies of different people on a regular basis and sorting out their problems whilst trying to get back home to his own time.

Stars: Scott Bakula, Dean Stockwell, Deborah Pratt, Dennis Wolfberg

Votes: 26,181

30. Night Court (1984–1992)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

An eccentric fun-loving judge presides over an urban night court and all the silliness going on there.

Stars: Harry Anderson, John Larroquette, Richard Moll, Charles Robinson

Votes: 10,567

31. The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990–1996)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

A streetwise, poor young man from Philadelphia is sent by his mother to live with his aunt, uncle and cousins in their Bel-Air mansion.

Stars: Will Smith, James Avery, Alfonso Ribeiro, Tatyana Ali

Votes: 121,285

32. Darkwing Duck (1991–1992)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

A bumbling superhero battles crime with the help of his daughter and pilot sidekick.

Stars: Jim Cummings, Terence McGovern, Christine Cavanaugh, Katie Leigh

Votes: 14,709

33. The Drew Carey Show (1995–2004)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

A sitcom about Drew's personal and professional life.

Stars: Drew Carey, Diedrich Bader, Kathy Kinney, Ryan Stiles

Votes: 16,077

34. Doug (1991–1994)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

The life of a young boy as he meets friends, falls in love, maneuvers his way through grade 6 and writes all about it in his journal.

Stars: Billy West, Fred Newman, Constance Shulman, Doug Preis

Votes: 17,528

35. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Robert J. Thompson

Votes: 1,599

36. E! True Hollywood Story (1996– )

Documentary, Biography

A documentary about celebrities lives before and after being famous.

Stars: Phil Crowley, Chip Bolcik, Beng Spies, Ken Baker

Votes: 812

37. Sharon, Lois & Bram's Elephant Show (1984–1988)

TV-Y | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Musical

Musical comedy with the Canadian children's musical trio.

Stars: Paula Gallivan, Sharon Hampson, Lois Lilienstein, Bram Morrison

Votes: 494

38. Becker (1998–2004)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

Dr. John Becker goes through his daily routine of being a doctor, stopping at his favorite diner, and other various situations, all the while hating life and everything around him.

Stars: Ted Danson, Hattie Winston, Terry Farrell, Shawnee Smith

Votes: 11,740

39. Honest Trailers (2012– )

TV-14 | 5 min | Comedy

In this web series the Screen Junkies crew picks out everything that is wrong with a movie and then makes an "honest trailer".

Stars: Jon Bailey, Gannon Nickell, Ryan Reynolds, Alberto Acosta

Votes: 4,231

40. Sasuke (1997– )

173 min | Action, Game-Show, Sport

100 competitors test their skills against physically and mentally demanding four-stage obstacle course.

Stars: Shingo Yamamoto, Katsumi Yamada, Keisuke Hatsuta, Toshihiro Takeda

Votes: 598

41. Pinky and the Brain (1995–1998)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

A genius mouse and his stupid sidekick try to conquer the world each night.

Stars: Maurice LaMarche, Rob Paulsen, Tress MacNeille, Frank Welker

Votes: 28,092

42. True Life (1998– )

60 min | Documentary, Romance

MTV follows three unique persons in their everyday situations, and documents the problems and goals they face.

Stars: SuChin Pak, Gideon Yago, Michael Granatta, Domaine Javier

Votes: 994

43. Intimate Portrait (1990–2005)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

Find out more about the women you love and admire who have made their mark in movies, music, politics, sports and more in these "Intimate Portraits."

Stars: Linda Emond, Lisa Friedman, Meredith Vieira, Robert Wagner

Votes: 187

44. Sex: The Revolution (2008– )

42 min | Documentary

Frankly examines a colorful and controversial chapter of modern American history, when individuals and events coalesced to challenge the moral orthodoxy surrounding sex and sexual behavior.... See full summary »

Stars: David Allyn, Susan Brownmiller, David Crosby, Phil Donahue

Votes: 100

45. NY77: The Coolest Year in Hell (2007 TV Movie)

87 min | Documentary, Music

New York City, 1977 - It was a time when the city had fallen into decay, with too few jobs, money, police, schools, and social services. There was a city wide blackout with major looting, a... See full synopsis »

Director: Henry Corra | Stars: Sal Abbatiello, Afrika Bambaataa, Wayne Barrett, Jellybean Benítez

Votes: 270

46. Power, Privilege & Justice (2002– )

Documentary, Crime

An arrogant show host details alleged crimes with a sarcastic and all knowing style.

Stars: Dominick Dunne, Len Cariou, J.H. Kurtz, Linda Deutsch

Votes: 160