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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9. 'Moonlighting'

Three years before Die Hard turned him into an enormous movie star, Bruce Willis was known to the world only as Detective David Addison on the ABC cop show Moonlighting. His partner was Maddie Hayes, played by Cybill Shepherd. The show had a unique fusion of comedy and drama, and "shippers" pined for the day when Willis and Shepherd would finally declare their undying love for each other. The show hit the skids by 1989, just as Willis was more than happy to move on to movie projects. 

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