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memories of the ’80s – Street Hawk

In the mid 1980s, a television series tried to break into the network schedule: Street Hawk. Created by Paul M. Belous and Robert Wolterstoff, the series was distributed by Universal and picked up by ABC TV in 1984. But with … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Moonlighting

For mystery lovers of the ’80s, the private detective duo of Maddie and David was one of our faves: Moonlighting. Created by well-known tv producer Glenn Gordon Caron, Moonlighting starred Cybill Shepherd as Madeleine “Maddie” Hayes, a former model who was … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – The $10,000 Pyramid

After the gold rush of game shows in the 1960s, the 1970s provided a few gems, including the popular daytime game show $10,000 Pyramid. Created by Bob Stewart, the basic premise of the game was two contestants, each paired with a … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Animals, Animals, Animals

For kids of the late 1970s, the love for animals was fostered through a weekly show: Animals, Animals, Animals. Debuting in 1976, the ABC series was focused on teaching children about animals. Created by Lester Cooper and hosted by Hal … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Starsky & Hutch

An ex-New Yorker and a quiet guy from Minnesota became a police duo in sunny California in the series Starsky & Hutch.  Created by William Frederick Blinn and produced by Spelling Goldberg Productions, the show was based on Blinn’s observations … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – The Midnight Hour

For kids of the 1980s, they got to know the fear of zombies with the Halloween special The Midnight Hour, starring Levar Burton and Shari Belafonte. This two hour tv movie, focusing on how a small New England town becomes … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Baretta

An oddball cop who got the job done – in the 1970s Baretta was a unique cop show. Played by Robert Blake, Det. Anthony (Tony) Baretta lived in a non-descript apartment with his cockatoo Fred, and is a regular undercover … Continue reading

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