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The TV Shows of 1985
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TV Show: The Golden Girls ( 1985 )
The Golden Girls follows four South Florida seniors sharing a house, their dreams, and a whole lot of cheesecake. Bright, promiscuous, clueless, and hilarious, these lovely mismatched ladies form the perfect circle of friends.
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TV Show: Spenser: For Hire ( 1985 )
Legendary Beantown gumshoe-with-a-difference, Spenser, is cut from a very different cloth than the usual round of TV detectives, a renaissance man who isn't afraid to mix up a gourmet salad or just mix it up. Full-time bookworm and former boxer, the stylish Spenser drives a vintage Mustang that calls out his own sense of time and place - a yearning for a simpler time of ethics and standards, and displays an appreciation of the best of the past in the present. Keeping Spenser in touch with his complex inner life is his psychologist soulmate, Susan Silverman, while the street-savvy Hawk guides Spenser safely through Bostons labyrinthine underworld.
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TV Show: MacGyver ( 1985 )
MacGyver follows the adventures of the laid-back, extremely resourceful secret agent Angus MacGyver. He prefers non-violent conflict resolution whenever possible and refuses to carry or use a gun. MacGyver works as a problem solver for the Phoenix Foundation in Los Angeles. Utilizing his education as a scientist and his experience as an operative in the Department of External Services (DXS), he is able to solve a range of problems usually with the help of his ever-present Swiss Army knife.
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TV Show: Neighbours ( 1985 )
It's a TV institution, an essential part of student life, and responsible for launching the careers of some of Australia's greatest exports: Neighbours brings you a daily slice of suburbia and a guilt-free excuse to twitch the curtains on some of the hottest names in soapland.
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TV Show: Growing Pains ( 1985 )
Growing Pains follows the life of Jason Seaver, a psychiatrist who works out of an office at home while his wife Maggie goes back to work at the local news studio as a reporter. Both have their hands full with their 3 kids: wild child and ladies' man Mike, bookworm and honor student Carol, and rambunctious Ben. A few years after Maggie goes back to work, the family gets a surprise when fourth child Chrissy is born.
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TV Show: EastEnders ( 1985 )
Set in the East End of London, the show focuses on the tensions between love and family with stories ranging from hard-hitting social issues, to personal, human tragedies. And there's plenty of funny moments too. 

Classic characters old and new across thousands of episodes have shared a drink in The Queen Vic, shed tears of despair or joy, sat on Arthur's bench in the Square... and at some point or other they probably crossed paths with Ian Beale.
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TV Show: Amazing Stories ( 1985 )
As one experience ends, another adventure begins… in the extraordinary worlds of Amazing Stories! From acclaimed director-producer Steven Spielberg and Amblin Entertainment comes the Emmy Award-winning TV series. Join a roster of cinema's most illustrious stars, including Kiefer Sutherland, Charlie Sheen, Tim Robbins, John Lithgow, Kevin Costner and more, as well as some of Hollywood's greatest directorial talents. Relive all the mesmerizing magic, mystery and suspense in these unique episodes from some of filmmaking's finest storytellers!
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TV Show: Anne of Green Gables ( 1985 )
One hundred years ago, Anne of Green Gables introduced readers to one of the most enduring characters in fiction and launched Canada's most lucrative literary franchise. The heartwarming story of the plucky red-headed orphan has gone on to sell hundreds of millions of copies and become the basis for an unprecedented television phenomenon. But behind the fictional and feisty Anne Shirley lurked the often-tormented life of author Lucy Maud Montgomery. CBC Archives takes a look at the life, death and lasting legacy of the woman who created Anne.
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TV Show: Moonlighting ( 1985 )
Maddie Hayes, a wealthy former model, discovers one morning that her business manager has stolen all the money she has in the bank. However, it turns out that she still owns some non-liquid assets -- money-losing companies which were maintained as tax write-offs -- one of which is a detective agency run by David Addison. Maddie meets with him to inform him that the company is to be shut down, but he persuades her to keep it open by convincing her that the detective agency can make money. Maddie becomes David's new boss and accompanies him on adventure after adventure. While their personalities clash, a sexual tension arises in the time they spend together. But the question always remains... will they or won't they?
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TV Show: Disney's Adventures of the Gummi Bears ( 1985 )
Long ago, there was a thriving civilization of small humanoid bears called Gummi Bears. Possessing powerful magic and advanced technology, this race coexisted with humans until the growing rivalry forced the Gummis to flee across the sea, leaving only a small caretaker colony to prepare for a possible return. However, generations passed and the colony forgot their purpose even as human knowledge of the race faded into mere legend. All that changes when the colony meets a boy with a Gummi Bear medallion which unlocks the Great Book of Gummi which reveals lost knowledge of their past. Now the colony has dedicated themselves to the new goal to rediscover their heritage with the help of a few trusted humans while preventing new enemies like Duke Igthorn from exploiting that heritage to their own ends.
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TV Show: North and South ( 1985 )
Patrick Swayze, Kirstie Alley and Lesley-Anne Down star in a 1985 miniseries based on John Jakes' novel about the Civil War and its effect on two families.
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TV Show: Das Boot ( 1985 )
The crew of U-boat U-96 has been ordered to leave port and set sail to sea to sink British merchant ships. After some tense moments with an enemy, which is well-equipped, they've been ordered to dock at a base in South Europe, however this seems to be impossible as they have to cross the strait of Gibraltar...
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TV Show: 227 ( 1985 )
Set in Washington, DC, the series follows the residents of building number 227, a solidly middle-class apartment house located in a neighbor that is rapidly becoming gentrified with posh condominiums. Gibbs plays Mary Jenkins, a no-nonsense housewife. Mary's construction supervisor husband, Lester, is a caring, dependable father to their teenage daughter, Brenda. Mary's best friend is Rose Lee Holloway, a gossipy widow. The two pals love to sit on the stoop and discuss their lives and the lives of anyone else who happens to wander by. Sandra Clark is the building's resident vamp, a sashaying mantrap whose haughty attitude often sets her at odds with down-to-earth Mary. Pearl Shay is an elderly busybody who observes all of 227's comings and goings from her perch at the window of her first floor apartment. Rounding out the building's principal residents are Calvin, Pearl's seventeen year-old grandson (and Brenda's boyfriend), and Rose's daughter Tiffany.
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TV Show: The Twilight Zone ( 1985 )
Travel into the fifth dimension once again with The Twilight Zone, testing the limits of reality and exploring the mysteries of the universe. Airing from 1985 to 1989, this critically acclaimed anthology series carried on the legacy of the original Rod Serling program and attracted a brand new audience of fans.
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TV Show: The Equalizer ( 1985 )
The Equalizer follows a retired espionage/intelligence officer with a mysterious past, who uses the skills from his former career to exact vigilante justice on behalf of innocent people who are hopelessly trapped in dangerous circumstances.
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TV Show: ThunderCats ( 1985 )
The inhabitants of the planet Thundera evacuate just before it is destroyed. They were pursued by a band of mutants. All but one of their escape ships was destroyed. Only a small group of Thunderans (ThunderCats) remained. With only half engine power, the group, which was led by Jaga, had to set a course for the nearest planet. Jaga commanded their ship while the other 7 were in their stasis tubes. Jaga died on their journey to Third Earth and their ship crashed there. Soon they made friends with various groups in the area and they designed a fortress. Mumm-Ra the centuries-old embodiment of evil, along with the mutants that destroyed the rest of the Thunderans are a constant threat. But Lion-O, the new leader of the ThunderCats, with his weapon the "Sword of Omens" will help the Thundercats to have a standing chance.
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TV Show: Mr. Belvedere ( 1985 )
Very loosely based on a 1940s movie character created by Clifton Webb, this family sitcom is set in the suburban Pittsburgh home of the Owens family, where dapper English housekeeper Lynn Belvedere draws on a history of service to such distinguished figures as Winston Churchill to keep things running smoothly. With father George Owens, a busy sports columnist, and mom Marsha trying to juggle challenging schedules as both a homemaker and law student, it falls to Mr. Belvedere to serve as adviser to their three kids: teenagers Kevin and Heather, plus 8-year-old Wesley.
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TV Show: Small Wonder ( 1985 )
When genius cybernetics engineer Ted Lawson (Dick Christie) brings home his top secret invention, a Voice Input Child Identicant or V.I.C.I. (Tiffany Brissette), life becomes anything but mechanic for the Lawson family. With Ted's boss and nosy family next door, his family must pass off Vickie as a real child. It's easy for his wife Joan (Marla Pennington) who can't help dotting on her like a real daughter, but harder for his precocious son Jamie (Jerry Supiran) who uses Vickie to do his homework and ward off Harriet (Emily Schulman), the annoying red headed girl who has a crush on him. Also starring Edie McClurg (Ferris Bueller's Day Off, The Hogan Family) as Harriet's busybody mom.
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TV Show: Stingray ( 1986 )
Ray is an enigmatic adventurer, a former CIA operative, with no traceable past who travels from place to place helping people in trouble, usually due to something illegal. He doesn't take money, but instead demands a favor from the person he helps, to be collected sometimes in the future. Often the favor is used to help someone else who needs Ray's services. Ray's real name isn't known, and it may or may not be an alias taken from the vintage Corvette Stingray that he drives.
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TV Show: What's Happening Now! ( 1985 )
A sitcom reuniting characters from 'What's Happening!!' (1976-79).
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TV Show: She-Ra: Princess of Power ( 1985 )
She-Ra: Princess of Power is an American animated television series produced in 1985 by Filmation. A spin-off of Filmation's He-Man and the Masters of the Universe series, She-Ra was aimed primarily at a young female audience to counterbalance He-Man's popularity with young males. Unlike the He-Man cartoon, which was based on the Masters of the Universe toy line by Mattel, the creation of She-Ra was a collaboration between Filmation and Mattel. The initial group of characters and premise were created by Filmation, while the characters introduced later were designed by Mattel. Mattel provided financial backing for the show, as well as an accompanying toyline. The series premiered in 1985 and was cancelled in 1986, after 2 seasons and 93 episodes.On March 22, 1985, Filmation released an animated movie based on the series titled, He-Man and She-Ra: The Secret of the Sword. The film is composed of five episodes from the She-Ra television series: "Into Etheria", "Beast Island", "She-Ra Unchained", "Reunions" and "Battle For Bright Moon".
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TV Show: American Masters ( 1986 )
Now in its 30th year, American Masters has produced an exceptional library of more than 160 television programs, bringing unique originality and perspective to exploring the lives and illuminating the creative journeys of our most enduring writers, musicians, visual and performing artists, dramatists and filmmakers – those who have "left an indelible impression on our cultural landscape". Balancing a broad cast of characters and artistic approaches, while preserving historical authenticity and intellectual integrity, these portraits resonate the attention, style and substance each subject deserves. American Masters sustains high audience awareness and loyalty, averaging 2-to-5 million viewers per program.
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TV Show: Misfits of Science ( 1985 )
In this short-run series, doctors Billy Hayes and Elvin "El" Lincoln run a scientific think tank dedicated to studying the strange and the unusual mutations in the human body. The overly tall El develops a way to shrink himself to six inches, and the scientists recruit rocker "Johnny B" Bukowski (who can absorb and fire electricity) and young runaway Gloria Dinallo (a telekinetic) to help them. Together, the four of them go on wacky adventures, fight spies, and capture crooks.
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TV Show: The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo ( 1985 )
Hunt for ghosts with super sleuths Daphne, Shaggy and Scooby-Doo, because 13 of the world's meanest ghosts are on the loose! Joined by Flim-Flam, a pint-sized fast-talking magician/con artist, and guided by the world's greatest mystic, Vincent van Ghoul, the gang causes mayhem hunting ghosts around the world. Don't be scared!
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TV Show: The New Alfred Hitchcock Presents ( 1985 )
Alfred Hitchcock Presents was an anthology series that aired on NBC from 1985-1986, and on the USA Network from 1987-1989.
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TV Show: M.A.S.K. ( 1985 )
After the death of his teenage brother Andy, multi-millionaire Matt Trakker uncovers an international criminal organization known as V.E.N.O.M...
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TV Show: Jem ( 1985 )
This fabulous 80's cartoon was every little girls dream come true. Jerrica Benton's father has left her a very special gift. It's Synergy, a holographic projection system that can create illusions of anything, anywhere, anytime. Jerrica uses Synergy to create Jem, her alter ego and the lead singer of Jem and The Holograms to save her father's company: Starlight Music. This popular cartoon series chronicles this band's adventures as well as their arch rivals The Misfits and their friends The Stingers. The music of these three groups is definately the highlight of the show. Jem is a "truly outrageous" cartoon with a message of love, friendship, ambition, and rock-n-roll.
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TV Show: Droids ( 1985 )
Long before their famous adventures with the Rebel Alliance, R2-D2 and C-3PO were assigned to many different masters by the Intergalactic Droid Agency. In this animated series, the droids encounter many unforgettable people: greedy villains set on conquering planets, terrible space pirates, and brave heroes. Flying to different planets with their new master Jann Tosh and cargo pilot Jessica Meade, R2-D2 and C-3PO become heroes that will do anything to help their friends triumph over villainy.
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TV Show: Care Bears ( 1985 )
Care Bears keep watch over the earth to keep bad feelings at bay. Whenever a kid is feeling down, they are there to help bring a smile to the child's face. They live in a city in the sky, named Care-A-Lot. They hold meetings in the Hall of Caring to discuss important matters. Their cousins live in the Forest of Feelings. The Care Bear Cousins' leader is Braveheart Lion. Each bear and cousin has a special power, related to the symbol on its tummy. When they unite, they can use the Care Bear Stare to beam good energy at their enemies, such as No Heart, Professor Cold Heart, Shrieky, and Beastly. The bears have two modes of transportation, Cloudmobiles and Rainbow Rollers, which they fly down to earth on whenever there is trouble. They are alerted to problems by the Care-O-Meter. The Care Bears Family combined old episodes of Care Bears with new ones.
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TV Show: The Raccoons ( 1985 )
The adventures of a family of Raccoons and their friends.
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TV Show: Kane & Abel ( 1985 )
Kane and Abel are born on the same day the same year on each side of the Atlantic. William Kane are born in one of the richest families of Boston and grows up to be a banker on Wall Street. Abel Rosnovski is born in the Polish countryside and has to spend many years in Siberian prison camps before he travels to New York and eventually creates one of the world's largest chains of hotels. The confrontation between these two men, both striving for power and success, will make the finance capital of the world tremble.
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TV Show: Ewoks ( 1985 )
On the forest moon of Endor, tucked into a tiny village known as Bright Tree, a band of furry creatures named the Ewoks live in huts high up in the trees. Of the many creatures that live in the forest, the friendliest are Wicket, a young scout, and his friends Princess Kneesaa, Latara, Teebo, and Paploo. They live in a world filled with magical creatures. Some are good friends to the Ewoks, others are troublesome. When any of the Ewoks gets into a scrape, they all band together to help each other out.
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TV Show: The Wuzzles ( 1985 )
Disney's The Wuzzles was an American animated television series created for Saturday morning television, and was first broadcast on September 14, 1985 on CBS. The Wuzzles features a variety of short, rounded animal characters (each called a Wuzzle, which means to mix up). Each is a roughly even, and colorful, mix of two different animal species (as the theme song mentions, "...livin' with a split personality"), and all the characters sport wings on their backs, although only Bumblelion and Butterbear are seemingly capable of flight. All of the Wuzzles live on the Isle of Wuz. Double species are not limited to the Wuzzles themselves. From the appleberries they eat to the telephonograph in the home, or a luxury home called a castlescraper, nearly everything on Wuz is mixed together in the same way the Wuzzles are. The characters in the show were marketed extensively.
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TV Show: The Berenstain Bears ( 1985 )
The Berenstain Bears incorporates three central learning areas: family and community, emotional development and choices & decision-making. Each episode focuses on an ordinary, everyday situation or "challenge" that young children may encounter in the home, with friends, in the community or at school (like jealousy, peer pressure, a new neighbor, a bad grade – or lack of "quality" family time). A path to resolving this common problem is provided as Brother and Sister (and viewers) see the consequences of the choices and decisions that they make. As each storyline progresses, family members interact to reveal solutions to conflicts and illustrate valuable life lessons.
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TV Show: Pound Puppies ( 1986 )
Pound Puppies was inspired by the Tonka Toys line and centers on 11-year old Holly and her dog friends Cooler, Whopper, Nose Marie, and Howler at the Wagga Wagga Pound who work hard to find happy homes for dogs. They are opposed by Brattina and Katrina, along with Catgut and Nabbit. The series began with a one-hour special in 1985 on ABC. The Pound Puppies consisted of 13 episodes, aired Saturday mornings on ABC. It was followed by The All-New Pound Puppies in 1987.
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