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These are the best 1980s horror series ranked from best to worst by user votes. Some of these great 80s horror TV shows heavily featured classic monsters that any horror fan would be familiar with, while some other good 1980s horror shows injected some campy comedy into their storylines to be more a part of the horror/comedy sub-genre. A few of the best 80s horror series have even been adapted into feature films.

What shows are featured on this best 1980s horror TV shows list? Without a doubt, Tales From the Crypt is one of the greatest horror shows of the 1980s. Premiering in 1989, this collection of scary shorts generated many nightmares during its seven season run. Elvira's Movie Macabra is another good horror show that aired in the 80s.

Freddy Krueger got the opportunity to haunt viewers on a weekly basis with Freddy's Nightmares. Other good shows that appear on this top 1980s horror TV shows list include Werewolf, Tales From the Darkside and The New Alfred Hitchcock Presents.

Which 80s horror TV series is the best? Vote up your favorites!

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Tales from the Crypt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 1980s Horror Series

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Tales from the Darkside is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 1980s Horror Series

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Friday the 13th: The Series is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 1980s Horror Series
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Monsters is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 1980s Horror Series

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Elvira's Movie Macabre is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 1980s Horror Series

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The New Alfred Hitchcock Prese... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 1980s Horror Series

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The Night Stalker is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 1980s Horror Series

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Freddy's Nightmares is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 1980s Horror Series

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Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 1980s Horror Series

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A Pup Named Scooby-Doo is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 1980s Horror Series

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Werewolf is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 1980s Horror Series

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Darkroom is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 1980s Horror Series

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Tales of the Unexpected (US) is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 1980s Horror Series

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Hammer House of Horror is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 1980s Horror Series

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The Trap Door is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 1980s Horror Series