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'80s Shows You Want To See Rebooted  

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With so many shows and movies being reimagined and recreated, which '80s shows would you want to see rebooted? Let's be honest, everybody loves and misses something from the '80s—even if you weren't around to experience the eclectic era. From music to television, there were so many great things about the '80s. Moreover, some of the TV shows from the decade ended all too soon, or perhaps it was the '80s that wasn't ready for these awesome shows. Fast forward a few decades and now everyone wants to see some of these classic series rebooted—from hit '80s dramas to top action series.

Of course, plenty of shows have already started (and even completed) their remakes. A few of the best '80s reboots include the upcoming shows Magnum P.I. (based on the original Magnum P.I.) and Murphy Brown. As for the old shows that need remakes, worthy candidates could be CheersGolden Girls, Night Court, and so many more. In short, we've all wanted to see some of our favorites get rebooted—and we'll wait ever impatiently.

What shows from the '80s do you think deserve a reboot? Vote up your picks from the list below. 

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Cheers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list '80s Shows You Want To See Rebooted
Ted Danson, Rhea Perlman, John Ratzenberger
Cheers is an American sitcom that ran for eleven seasons between 1982 and 1993. The show was produced by Charles/Burrows/Charles Productions in association with Paramount Network Television for ...more

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Night Court is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list '80s Shows You Want To See Rebooted
Harry Anderson, John Larroquette, Richard Moll
Night Court is an American television situation comedy that aired on NBC from January 4, 1984, to May 31, 1992. The setting was the night shift of a Manhattan court, presided over by the young, ...more

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The Golden Girls is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list '80s Shows You Want To See Rebooted
Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan
The Golden Girls is an American sitcom, created by Susan Harris, that originally aired on NBC from September 14, 1985, to May 9, 1992. Starring Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, and ...more

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Married... with Children... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list '80s Shows You Want To See Rebooted
Ed O'Neill, Christina Applegate, Katey Sagal
Married... with Children is an American sitcom that aired for 11 seasons. It featured a dysfunctional family living in a fictional Chicago suburb. The series, notable for being the first ...more

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M*A*S*H is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list '80s Shows You Want To See Rebooted
Alan Alda, Wayne Rogers, Loretta Swi
M*A*S*H is an American television series developed by Larry Gelbart, adapted from the 1970 feature film MASH. The series, which was produced in association with 20th Century Fox Television for ...more

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Family Ties is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list '80s Shows You Want To See Rebooted
Michael J. Fox, Michael Gross, Meredith Baxter
Family Ties is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from September 22, 1982 until May 14, 1989. The series, created by Gary David Goldberg, reflected the move in the United States from the ...more

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The Facts of Life is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list '80s Shows You Want To See Rebooted
westsideCF added Lisa Whelchel, Kim Fields, Mindy Cohn
The Facts of Life is an American sitcom that originally ran on the NBC television network from August 24, 1979, to May 7, 1988, making it one of the longest running sitcoms of the 1980s. A ...more

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Who's the Boss? is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list '80s Shows You Want To See Rebooted
Tony Danza, Judith Light, Alyssa Milano
Who's the Boss? is an American sitcom created by Martin Cohan and Blake Hunter, which aired on ABC from September 20, 1984 to April 25, 1992. Produced by Embassy Television, in association with ...more

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The A-Team is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list '80s Shows You Want To See Rebooted
George Peppard, Mr. T, Dwight Schultz
The A-Team is an American action-adventure television series, running from 1983 to 1987, about a fictional group of ex–U.S. Army personnel who escape and, while still on the run from the army, ...more

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Moonlighting is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list '80s Shows You Want To See Rebooted
Cybill Shepherd, Bruce Willis, Allyce Beasley
Moonlighting is an American television series that aired on ABC from March 3, 1985, to May 14, 1989. The network aired a total of 66 episodes. Starring Cybill Shepherd and Bruce Willis as ...more

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The Wonder Years is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list '80s Shows You Want To See Rebooted
Fred Savage, Dan Lauria, Daniel Stern
The Wonder Years is an American television comedy-drama created by Neal Marlens and Carol Black. It ran on ABC from 1988 through 1993. The pilot aired on January 31, 1988, following ABC's ...more

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Hill Street Blues is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list '80s Shows You Want To See Rebooted
Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz
Hill Street Blues is an American serial police drama that was first aired on NBC in 1981 and ran for 146 episodes on primetime into 1987. Chronicling the lives of the staff of a single police ...more

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Miami Vice is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list '80s Shows You Want To See Rebooted
Don Johnson, Philip Michael Thomas, Saundra Santiago
Miami Vice is an American television drama series created by Anthony Yerkovich and produced by Michael Mann for NBC. The series starred Don Johnson as James "Sonny" Crockett and Philip ...more

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ALF is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list '80s Shows You Want To See Rebooted
Mihaly 'Michu' Meszaros, Paul Fusco, Max Wright
ALF is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from September 22, 1986 to March 24, 1990. It was the first television series to be presented in Dolby Surround sound system. The title character is ...more

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Newhart is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list '80s Shows You Want To See Rebooted
Bob Newhart, Mary Frann, Tom Poston
Newhart is an American television situation comedy which aired on the CBS network from October 25, 1982, to May 21, 1990. The series starred comedian Bob Newhart and actress Mary Frann as an ...more

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Growing Pains is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list '80s Shows You Want To See Rebooted
Alan Thicke, Joanna Kerns, Kirk Cameron
Growing Pains (ABC, 1985) is an American television sitcom created by Neal Marlens. In Long Island, New York, Dr. Jason Seaver (Alan Thicke) and his wife, Maggie (Joanna Kerns), take care of ...more

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Perfect Strangers is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list '80s Shows You Want To See Rebooted
Bronson Pinchot, Mark Linn-Baker, Melanie Wilson
Perfect Strangers is an American sitcom that ran for eight seasons from March 25, 1986, to August 6, 1993, on the ABC television network. Created by Dale McRaven, the series chronicles the rocky ...more

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Designing Women is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list '80s Shows You Want To See Rebooted
Delta Burke, Dixie Carter, Annie Potts
Designing Women is an American television sitcom created by Linda Bloodworth-Thomason that aired on CBS from September 29, 1986, until May 24, 1993, producing seven seasons and 178 episodes. The ...more

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Cagney & Lacey is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list '80s Shows You Want To See Rebooted
Tyne Daly, Al Waxman, John Karlen
Cagney & Lacey is an American television series that originally aired on the CBS television network for seven seasons from March 25, 1982 to May 16, 1988. A police procedural, the show stars ...more

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Magnum, P.I. is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list '80s Shows You Want To See Rebooted
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Magnum, P.I. is an American television series starring Tom Selleck as Thomas Magnum, a private investigator living on Oahu, Hawaii. The series ran from 1980 to 1988 in first-run broadcast on the ...more

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Blue Thunder is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list '80s Shows You Want To See Rebooted
Dick Butkus, Dana Carvey, Bubba Smith
Blue Thunder is a 1984 ABC television series based on the movie of the same title featuring the Blue Thunder helicopter. The series uses the converted Aérospatiale Gazelle helicopter and ...more

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Silver Spoons is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list '80s Shows You Want To See Rebooted
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Murphy Brown is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list '80s Shows You Want To See Rebooted
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The Murphy Brown reboot aired September 27, 2018.

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Tales of the Gold Monkey... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list '80s Shows You Want To See Rebooted
Roddy McDowall, Stephen Collins, Marta DuBois
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Hunter is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list '80s Shows You Want To See Rebooted
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