ALIEN NATION

Alien Nation is a science fiction police procedural television series in the Alien Nation franchise. Adapted from the 1988 movie of the same name, it stars Gary Graham as Detective Matthew Sikes, a Los Angeles police officer reluctantly working with “Newcomer” alien Sam “George” Francisco, played by Eric Pierpoint. Sikes also has an on again-off…

Baywatch

The show starred David Hasselhoff, of Knight Rider fame, as Mitch Buchannon, who was the only mainstay on the show, besides Michael Newman, for 10 of the 11 seasons. Baywatch revolved around the work of a team of lifeguards and their interpersonal relationships, with plots usually centering on dangers related to beach and other activities…

WAR OF THE WORLDS

War of the Worlds is a Canadian/American science-fiction television series that ran for two seasons, from October 7, 1988 to May 14, 1990. The series is a sequel to the 1953 film The War of the Worlds, a loose adaptation of the novel of the same title by H. G. Wells, using the same war…

Midnight Caller

“Midnight Caller” starred Gary Cole as Jack Killian, a former San Francisco police detective who had quit the force after he accidentally shot his partner to death in a confrontation with armed criminals. After lapsing into alcoholism, Killian receives an offer from the owner-operator of KJCM-FM, to become “The Nighthawk”, host of an overnight talk…

HARDCASTLE AND MCCORMICK

Hardcastle and McCormick is an American action/drama television series from Stephen J. Cannell Productions, shown on ABC from 1983 through 1986. The series stars Brian Keith as Judge Milton C. Hardcastle and Daniel Hugh Kelly as ex-con and race car driver Mark “Skid” McCormick. The series premise was somewhat recycled from a previous Cannell series,…

Moonlighting

The serie evolves around the cases investigated by the “Blue Moon Detective Agency” and its two partners, Madelyn “Maddie” Hayes (Shepherd) and David Addison Jr. (Willis). The show, with a mix of mystery, sharp dialogue, and sexual tension between its two leads, introduced Bruce Willis to the world and brought Cybill Shepherd back into the…

The Thorn Birds

Father Ralph is an ambitious Irish priest who, as a result of insubordination, is relegated to a remote country of Australia. Here he create a friendly relationship with a rich old woman, owner of a large ranch, which often visits in the hope that she can help him to get rid from exile. For its…

V

A race of aliens arrive on Earth in a fleet of many saucer-shaped motherships, which hover over major cities across the world. They reveal themselves as “the Visitors” and they reach out in friendship, ostensibly seeking the help of humans to obtain chemicals and minerals needed to aid their ailing world. Television journalist cameraman Michael…

ALICE

Alice is an American television sitcom that ran from August 31, 1976 to March 19, 1985 on CBS. The series is based on the 1974 film Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore. The show stars Linda Lavin in the title role, a widow who moves with her young son to start life over again, and finds…

KUNG FU

Kung Fu is an American action-adventure martial arts western drama television series starring David Carradine. The series aired on ABC from October 1972 to April 1975 for a total of 63 episodes. Kung Fu was preceded by a full-length feature television pilot, an ABC Movie of the Week, which was broadcast on February 22, 1972.…