80sTV The Best 80s TV Reboots  

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List Rules Only shows that originally aired in the 1980s.

The 1980s were truly something special, which is probably why there's been quite a few 80s TV reboots. From hilarious comedies to serious dramas, the best shows from this eclectic era ended all too soon for most fans. They do say all good things must come to an end, after all. However, such is not necessarily the case for some of these greatly missed 80s TV shows. Whether you were a fan of Murphy Brown or Magnum, P.I. (both are returning in 2018), some of us are lucky to see our favorite shows live again. But which shows take the title for the best 80s TV reboots?

Of all the 1980s TV show revivals, V has got to be one of the best yet. The 80s sci-fi series got its reboot in 2009, running for two years. It may have been a short rerun, but plenty of fans were satisfied. Other notable 80s remakes include MacGyver, Dynasty, and Charlie's Angels. What's been your favorite reboot?

Check out the list of 80s TV show remakes below and vote up the ones you think captured the original series best.

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MacGyver is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 80s TV Reboots
MacGyver Lucas Till, George Eads, Tristin Mays MacGyver (CBS, 2016) is an American action-adventure television series developed by Peter M. Lenkov. It is a reboot of the ABC series of the same name created by Lee David Zlotoff, which aired ...more

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V is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 80s TV Reboots
V Elizabeth Mitchell, Morris Chestnut, Joel Gretsch V is an American science fiction television series that ran for two seasons on ABC, from November 3, 2009 to March 15, 2011. A remake of the 1983 miniseries created by Kenneth Johnson, the new ...more

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Beauty and the Beast is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 80s TV Reboots
Beauty and the Beast Kristin Kreuk, Jay Ryan, Nina Lisandrello Beauty & the Beast is an American television series, very loosely inspired by the 1987 CBS series of the same name, created by Sherri Cooper-Landsman and Jennifer Levin that premiered ...more

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One Day at a Time is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 80s TV Reboots
One Day at a Time Justina Machado, Todd Grinnell, Isabella Gomez One Day at a Time (Netflix) is a 2017 sitcom loosely based on the 1975–84 Norman Lear series of the same name. Penelope Alvarez (Justina Machado) is a newly-single Army Nursing Corps veteran ...more

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DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 80s TV Reboots
DuckTales Alan Young, Russi Taylor, Terence McGovern DuckTales is an American animated television series produced by Disney Television Animation. It premiered on September 18, 1987 and ended on November 28, 1990 with a total of four seasons and ...more

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He-Man and the Masters of the ... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 80s TV Reboots
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Christopher Judge, Cam Clarke, Kathleen Barr He-Man and the Masters of the Universe is an American animated television series. Developed for television by Michael Halperin, who created the original series, it was animated by Mike Young ...more

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Cupid is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 80s TV Reboots
Cupid Jeremy Piven, Paula Marshall, Jeffrey D. Sams Cupid is a 1998–1999 American comedy-drama series created by Rob Thomas, which featured Paula Marshall as Dr. Claire Allen, a Chicago psychologist who is given charge of a man named Trevor Hale. ...more

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Dynasty is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 80s TV Reboots
Dynasty Grant Show, Nathalie Kelley, Elizabeth Gillies Dynasty (The CW, 2017) is an American soap opera reboot of the 1980s series of the same name. It follows oil tycoon and family patriarch Blake Carrington (Grant Show), his daughter Fallon ...more

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Danger Mouse is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 80s TV Reboots
Danger Mouse Alexander Armstrong, Kevin Eldon, Stephen Fry Danger Mouse (CBBC, 2015) is a British animated television series, and a reboot of the 1981 series. Danger Mouse, the "world's greatest secret agent", and his hamster sidekick Penfold, ...more

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Charlie's Angels is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 80s TV Reboots
Charlie's Angels Minka Kelly, Rachael Taylor, Robert Wagner Charlie's Angels is a remake developed by Alfred Gough and Miles Millar for ABC, based upon the 1976 series of the same name created by Ivan Goff and Ben Roberts. The series ran on ABC from ...more