TV series, who does not love them? Maybe now we are watching the fascinating Homeland and laughing without stopping at Modern Family, but before them, there were the great jokes in MASH and intrigues in Dallas. And because discovering old TV series is like getting your hands on a vintage dresses and some jewelry long forgotten in the drawers, we propose we take a look at some of the most popular TV series of all time.
Remember JR, Bobby, Sue Ellen, Pamela? The film provides a peek into the life of a wealthy family in Texas. This family has a thriving oil company, Ewing Oil, and a huge farm: Southfork. The foundation of their prosperity was made by Jack Ewing, assisted by his wife, Miss Ellie. Together, they have two three boys, two of which, JR and Bobby, being always in competition.
Ten seasons, for ten years we were amused by Rachel, Joey, Monica, Phoebe, Chandler and Ross. Do they require a presentation? They are the Friends who are struggling to survive on their own in the harsh world of Manhattan.
3. X FILES
The two agents. Fox Mulder and Dana Scully .were the protagonists of the TV series with nine seasons of supernatural happenings. The X-Files is a department of the FBI, dedicated to resolving cases that seem to have paranormal elements. The name comes from the X files where they are stored.
No less than 11 seasons on the beach with lifeguards, beautiful girls and boys working muscles at the gym. Remember Pamela Anderson running on the beach? Or David Hasselhoff? Baywatch was an American television series that followed a team of lifeguards under the tutelage of Mitch Bucannon. He oversees the work of young lifeguards, but takes care of them, being part of their lives.
5. Melrose Place
Amorous intrigue, the first attempts for a fashion movie. And of course we cannot forget Kristin Davis and Heather Locklear (1992 in 7 seasons). Melrose Place is a show about the life, career, experiences and problems of a group of young people living in an upscale apartment building in West Hollywood, Los Angeles.
6. The Simpsons
Yes, it’s a cartoon, but one who has been around for so long and it is not for children. No more than 25 seasons since 1989. The Simpsons has won a lot of awards, even from its debut, including 25 Primetime Emmy Awards, 26 Annie Awards and a Peabody Award. From December 31, 1999 Time magazine called it the best show of the twentieth century and on January 14, 2000, the Simpson family received a place on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Simpsons is the longest-running American sitcom, longest-running animated program and in 2009 it surpassed Gunsmoke as the longest primetime entertainment series.
7. Full House
The Olsen twins and the beginning of their careers in television (playing at a time, the role of the youngest daughter of the family). Super – adorable when they were little, right? When Danny Tanner’s wife dies unexpectedly, he remains in the care of her three young girls, DJ, Stephanie and Michelle. Not having anyone to help him raise the three daughters, Jesse and Joey Gladstone Katsopolis, friends of Danny’s, jump to help him care for the three girls.
8. The Fresh Prince of Bel Air
Can you believe that Will Smith starred in this role? The comedy was a surprise hit on TV, so the Fresh Prince of Bel Air continued its adventures in six seasons. The Banks family, a well-respected family in California, takes home a relative, Will Smith, a teenager raised on the streets of Philadelphia. The idea is to make him a respectable, responsible and mature young man, but Will has other plans.
Seinfeld is the man who has something to say about everything. Nothing can alter or diminish his caustic humor, since the chosen subjects are everyday things we all face. Few have the talent to look at these issues from a perspective so original, so funny and so healthy like Jerry Seinfeld.
Three Golden Globe Awards, nine seasons, actors who could hardly be associated with other productions. The jokes of Jerry Seinfeld and his bizarre buddies’ happenings have become classic references in the world of TV series.
Yes, it is a perfect example that you can make fun about the horrors of war. Doctors at a military unit in Vietnam are relaxing with jokes and bullets. So funny! From 1974 to 1983, there have been 11 seasons.