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The 80s were about excess. And there is maybe no better way to prove that then the over-the-top adventures on 80s TV. So, here are the very best 1980s Adventure TV series, ranked from best to worst by user votes. From great 80s adventure shows that were Westerns, to other good 1980s adventure shows that were sci-fi, these shows provided something for every demographic of television viewer. A few of the greatest 1980s adventure TV series were even based on books and comics.

What shows will you find on this top 1980s adventure TV shows list? Star Trek returned in the 1980s with the great adventure series Star Trek: The Next Generation. Patrick Stewart starred as Captain Jean-Luc Picard throughout the series seven season run. MacGyver was also one of the most popular adventure series of the 1980s.

80s adventure series were all about David Hasselhoff. His hit shows Knight Rider and Baywatch both aired during the decade. Other good series on this great 1980s adventure series list include The A-Team, The Young Riders and Miami Vice.

How will we ever determine which 80s adventure series is the best? Help us out by voting your favorite TV shows to the top of this list and please add any great shows we may have missed.

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Magnum, P.I. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 1980s Adventure TV Series
Magnum, P.I. Tom Selleck, John Hillerman, Roger E. Mosley

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The Dukes of Hazzard is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 1980s Adventure TV Series
The Dukes of Hazzard Tom Wopat, John Schneider, Catherine Bach

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MacGyver is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 1980s Adventure TV Series
MacGyver Richard Dean Anderson, Dana Elcar, Bruce McGill - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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The A-Team is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 1980s Adventure TV Series
The A-Team George Peppard, Mr. T, Dwight Schultz

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Knight Rider is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 1980s Adventure TV Series
Knight Rider David Hasselhoff, Edward Mulhare, Richard Basehart

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The Incredible Hulk is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 1980s Adventure TV Series
The Incredible Hulk Bill Bixby, Lou Ferrigno, Jack Colvin

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Miami Vice is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 1980s Adventure TV Series
Miami Vice Don Johnson, Philip Michael Thomas, Saundra Santiago

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Airwolf is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 1980s Adventure TV Series
Airwolf Jan-Michael Vincent, Alex Cord, Ernest Borgnine

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21 Jump Street is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 1980s Adventure TV Series
21 Jump Street Johnny Depp, Dustin Nguyen, Peter Deluise

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The Fall Guy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 1980s Adventure TV Series
The Fall Guy Joaquin Phoenix, Priscilla Presley, Markie Post

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Hawaii Five-O is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 1980s Adventure TV Series
Hawaii Five-O Jack Lord, James MacArthur, Kam Fong

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Star Trek: The Next Generation is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 1980s Adventure TV Series
Star Trek: The Next Generation Patrick Stewart, Brent Spiner, Jonathan Frakes - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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CHiPs is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 1980s Adventure TV Series
CHiPs Erik Estrada, Larry Wilcox, Robert Pine

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Baywatch is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 1980s Adventure TV Series
Baywatch David Hasselhoff, Pamela Anderson, Yasmine Bleeth

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Doctor Who is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 1980s Adventure TV Series
Doctor Who Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman, Matt Smith

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Bonanza is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 1980s Adventure TV Series
Bonanza Lorne Greene, Michael Landon, Dan Blocker - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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The Equalizer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 1980s Adventure TV Series
The Equalizer Edward Woodward, Keith Szarabajka, Robert Lansing

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Alice is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 1980s Adventure TV Series
Alice Linda Lavin, Beth Howland, Vic Tayback

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Hunter is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 1980s Adventure TV Series
Hunter Fred Dryer, Stepfanie Kramer, Charles Hallahan

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Remington Steele is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 1980s Adventure TV Series
Remington Steele Stephanie Zimbalist, Pierce Brosnan, Doris Roberts

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Kojak is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 1980s Adventure TV Series
Kojak Telly Savalas, Dan Frazer, Kevin Dobson

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T. J. Hooker is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 1980s Adventure TV Series
T. J. Hooker William Shatner, Heather Locklear, Adrian Zmed

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Hill Street Blues is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 1980s Adventure TV Series
Hill Street Blues Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz

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The Young Riders is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 1980s Adventure TV Series
The Young Riders Stephen Baldwin, Josh Brolin, Ty Miller

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Tour of Duty is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best 1980s Adventure TV Series
Tour of Duty Terence Knox, Stephen Caffrey, Tony Becker