60s/70s/80s retro TV, what do you re-watch from your youth ?

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60s/70s/80s retro TV, what do you re-watch from your youth ?

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I'm sitting going through The Professionals while working from home, it's honestly as good as i remember :)

I've done old school Star Trek too in the recent past....

Tales of the unexpected are another one i've watched as well as V the series.

Great throwbacks from my youth.
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weeksy wrote: Fri Jul 23, 2021 7:52 am Tales of the unexpected
And local-ish link for you - the woman silhouetted dancing in the title sequence was from Reading.
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Always have time for an episode of The A-Team.
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During the first lockdown I was getting up early in the morning and watching Cheers. It's way better than I remember it.
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The other year UK Mould was showing Brush Strokes. I rewatched every episode. Highly underrated comedy series IMO.

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Buck Rogers (season 1), mainly for Erin Gray/Wilma Deering. Space 1999, sometimes very ropey effects but other times given the budget they had, they were very, very good (War Games) and Maya.
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MingtheMerciless wrote: Fri Jul 23, 2021 8:26 am Buck Rogers (season 1), mainly for Erin Gray/Wilma Deering. Space 1999, sometimes very ropey effects but other times given the budget they had, they were very, very good (War Games) and Maya.
Did I imagine it, or did they share the special effects with the original Battlestar Galactica? Seem to recall the spaceships were nigh on identical.

One I remember from my youth was a ropey BBC production called 'Tripods'. Always rued not watching the last episode, but I suppose it must be online somewhere.
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Magnum PI
Miami Vice
Starsky & Hutch
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gremlin wrote: Fri Jul 23, 2021 8:49 am One I remember from my youth was a ropey BBC production called 'Tripods'.
Couldn't watch it. Gave me nightmares.

There was a kids TV series about a boy and an alien, Chocky?

That gave me nightmares too.
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KungFooBob wrote: Fri Jul 23, 2021 8:52 am
gremlin wrote: Fri Jul 23, 2021 8:49 am One I remember from my youth was a ropey BBC production called 'Tripods'.
Couldn't watch it. Gave me nightmares.

There was a kids TV series about a boy and an alien, Chocky?

That gave me nightmares too.
Yeah the blue cloudy/light/wavey thing... i remember that being freaky too.
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weeksy wrote: Fri Jul 23, 2021 8:55 am
KungFooBob wrote: Fri Jul 23, 2021 8:52 am
gremlin wrote: Fri Jul 23, 2021 8:49 am One I remember from my youth was a ropey BBC production called 'Tripods'.
Couldn't watch it. Gave me nightmares.

There was a kids TV series about a boy and an alien, Chocky?

That gave me nightmares too.
Yeah the blue cloudy/light/wavey thing... i remember that being freaky too.
I remember some kind of green ghostly diamond, I'll google it.
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Ah, the Diamond was on the opening credits, Chocky was a swirly cloudy thing.
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None, c'mon they were ok for the time / age we were, but they're all pretty dreadful
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Potter wrote: Fri Jul 23, 2021 8:50 am Magnum PI
Used to love this... Always mesmerised by the Ferrari :)

The recent remake is utter poo.
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Currently on season 2 of Start Trek TNG in the background while wfh. Sad but wtf :D
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derek badger wrote: Fri Jul 23, 2021 8:16 am The other year UK Mould was showing Brush Strokes. I rewatched every episode. Highly underrated comedy series IMO.

Yeah that was really good - good theme tune as well.
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My missus watches "Crazy Like a Fox" (that she remembers but I'd never heard of) and know annoyingly I'm addicted to it FFS.
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KungFooBob wrote: Fri Jul 23, 2021 8:03 am Always have time for an episode of The A-Team.
I stumbled across an episode of this the other night, can't remember what channel, and it had Boy George in it. It was the most surreal and dreadful thing I can recall seeing in many a year. He'd obviously negotiated certain things within the contract, and so the entire regulation bodge-in-the-workshop/car-chase-blowing-up-crazy-jumps-machine-gun scene was set to the sound of him singing a pop song, ostensibly set in a redneck club which they cut to occasionally. Imagine a cross between the A-team, Top of the Pops and the Bob's Country Bunker scene in the Blues Brothers. I hope I never have to see it again.
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Nah,you can never go back,it's all unwatchable shit. :wtf:
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I try and avoid 70's 80's and upwards, I feeel sorry for those who have to it seems, watch nothing other than Touch of Frost interminably I mixed 27 out of 34 so have had quite enough of em!! Bit like heartbeat, I was in the sixties Then spent 16 years doing HB Longer than the sixties itself! my CV can be read on ITV 3 or Drama channel. :shock: