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Classic 80s TV. MacGyver made it cool to be smart. He inspired a generation of kids to carry Swiss Army Knives and think of duct tape as a tool.


Classic 80s TV. MacGyver made it cool to be smart. He inspired a generation of kids to carry Swiss Army Knives and think of duct tape as a tool.

A staple of many childhoods of Gen-X and Millenials alike, via Prime, LeVar Burton can continue to share the love of reading with kids!

Reading Rainbow

A staple of many childhoods of Gen-X and Millenials alike, via Prime, LeVar Burton can continue to share the love of reading with kids!

Bo (right) and Luke (left) Duke in their car, the General Lee.

Dukes of Hazzard

Mischievous country vigilantes, Bo and Luke Duke jump cars, right wrongs and thwart the bumbling local sheriff.

Timmy Wants to Win

Timmy Time

A cute spin-off of the clever Shaun the Sheep series, Timmy the little lamb teaches small lessons to very small children. Very cute and entertaining. Timmy has all the impulses and celf-centeredness of any small child. Most of the lessons revolve around sharing and dealing with not always getting your way.

Hugh Laurie as Dr. House and Carmen Electra's Leg.


Dr. House has a gift for diagnosing patients. While dealing with his own painful leg, the treatment he gives his patients, leaves something to be desired. Great writing and a strong supporting ensemble case, make all eight seasons of House a treat to watch!

Lord Grantham and Mary

Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey is a historical period drama series set in the fictional Yorkshire country estate of Downton Abbey between 1912 and 1926, depicting the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family and their domestic servants. It provides an interesting perspective on how the tumultuous events of the time impacted the lives of the genteel.

Rick, Minmei and the tuna. An iconic moment of this program.

Robotech: The Complete Series

Ground-breaking anime introduced to American viewers in 1985, this series ran for three seasons. A mammoth spaceship crashes on earth in the middle of World War Three in the year 1999. Humanity calls a global cease-fire to face the greater threat of a pending alien invasion!

Who would have ever thought that narcissism was so much fun?


Though Roseanne is a situational comedy, this long-running (nine seasons) tackled many social issues that America faced in the decade of the ‘90’s. Roseanne was groundbreaking and was the most-watched show in America from 1989-1990.

Despite the Monk’s psychological issues, his brilliance in crime-solving is unparalleled


Monk is a drama-comedy crime series that aired from 2002 – 2009 where the title character, Adrian Monk, is afflicted with a variety of mental afflictions and phobias that lend a comedic perspective to the serious business of solving murder.

Dan Rowan and Dick Martin host the Laugh-in comedy variety show.

Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In

The late 1960s to early 1970s were a particularly novel time for TV. With high energy and societal and political humor, Laugh-in entertains and teaches us a lot about this era.

Peter Graves in Mission Impossible

Mission Impossible

From 1966 to 1973 viewers got to see the IMF (Impossible Missions Force) receive their instructions that self-destruct, followed by their development and execution of their plan.

Rowan Atkinson as Mr. Bean. He is simple, silly, and endearing.

Mr. Bean

Classic semi-modern comedy from the early 1990s. Rowan Atkinson's Mr. Bean is endlessly watchable with every gag building upon the last.

Budget follows both form and function under the guidance of fabulously entertaining architect Dermot Bannon.

Room to Improve

Very enjoyable home improvement show with added Irish charm. Filled with budget and wish-list drama between the contractors, the clients, and the ever entertaining architect Dermot Bannon.

Fig the fox, shown during the standard

Tumble Leaf

Beautiful stop-motion animated series. Fig the fox and his friends explore a colorful, imaginative world as they figure stuff out. Each episode has two 12-minute segments that feature a different "finding place" discovery.

Merv Griffin meeting Norman Rockwell the American illustrating legend.

Merv Griffin

Long running talk-show, before many of our recent memories. Filled with interviews of noteworthy people like Norman Rockwell and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

John Lithgow as Dick, surrounded by his alien

3rd Rock from the Sun

Popular situation comedy, with a talented ensemble cast. Laugh at our culture as seen through the quirky perspective of five aliens.

Wicked Witch is one of several fun Halloween-themed episodes.

Art Time!

Basic drawing instruction for kids. This simple example of fun drawing techniques, shared by Kyani the teenage host. Non-intimidating demonstration.

Not many families build their homes with their own hands. This family does, and has a blast in the process!

My Little Homestead

We discovered this fun family's video series building their own homes on Prime. They also have a far larger collection on their YouTube channel.

Rami Malek and Christian Slater star in this tense, technically impressive thriller.

Mr Robot

Many thrillers that dabble in technological subject matter are riddled with bad computer technology cliches. This is not one of those shows.