Readers' Poll: The 10 Best TV Shows of the 1980s

See what series managed to beat 'Alf,' 'The Wonder Years' and 'Married With Children'

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3. 'Hill Street Blues'

Television producer Stephen Bocho was absolutely on fire in the 1980s, spearheading everything from Doogie Howser, M.D. to L.A. Law and Hill Street Blues. The last was an incredibly popular program about a group of police officers. Unlike many modern-day procedural shows, you saw the cops both at home and on the job. It was filmed in Los Angeles, but they went out of their way not to specify which city the series took place in. It won a slew of Emmy's and stayed on the air for seven seasons – were it around today, there would probably be four different spin-offs.

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