The Best Dramas from 1984

Below is our top ten list of the best Dramas which first started broadcasting in 1984.

10. Murder, She Wrote

Murder%2C%20She%20WroteFirst Aired: 30 September, 1984

Murder, She Wrote is a TV series starring Angela Lansbury, William Windom, and Ron Masak. Professional writer and amateur sleuth Jessica Fletcher uses her intellect, charm, and persistence to get to the bottom of every crime she…

9. Miami Vice

Miami%20ViceFirst Aired: 16 September, 1984

Miami Vice is a TV series starring Don Johnson, Philip Michael Thomas, and Saundra Santiago. Resplendent with authentic 1980’s music, fashion and vibe, “Miami Vice” follows two undercover detectives and their extended team through…

8. Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends

Thomas%20the%20Tank%20Engine%20%26%20FriendsFirst Aired: 09 October, 1984

Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends is a TV series starring Michael Angelis, Keith Wickham, and Michael Brandon. This series follows the adventures of Thomas the Tank Engine and all of his engine friends on the Island of Sodor.

7. Highway to Heaven

Highway%20to%20HeavenFirst Aired: 19 September, 1984

Highway to Heaven is a TV series starring Michael Landon, Victor French, and James Troesh. A probationary angel, sent back to Earth, teams with an ex-cop to help people.

6. The Bill

The%20BillFirst Aired: 16 October, 1984

The Bill is a TV series starring Graham Cole, Jeff Stewart, and Trudie Goodwin. Uniform officers and detectives from an inner London police station enforce law and order on a day to day basis.

5. Hunter

HunterFirst Aired: 18 September, 1984

Hunter is a TV series starring Fred Dryer, Stepfanie Kramer, and Charles Hallahan. Rick Hunter is a renegade cop who bends the rules and takes justice into his own hands. Partnered with the equally stunning and rebellious Sgt….

4. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

The%20Adventures%20of%20Sherlock%20HolmesFirst Aired: 24 April, 1984

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a TV series starring Jeremy Brett, David Burke, and Rosalie Williams. Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson solve the mysteries of copper beeches, a Greek interpreter, the Norwood builder, a resident…

3. Robin of Sherwood

Robin%20of%20SherwoodFirst Aired: 15 January, 1984

Robin of Sherwood is a TV series starring Peter Llewellyn Williams, Ray Winstone, and Mark Ryan. A forest mystical being appoints two men in succession as the legendary outlaw defender of the oppressed.

2. La piovra

La%20piovraFirst Aired: 11 March, 1984

La piovra is a TV series starring Remo Girone, Patricia Millardet, and Michele Placido. An epic crime saga of power, money, violence and corruption, the mafia controls everything like an Octopus but when law enforcement tries to…

1. Heimat – Eine Chronik in elf Teilen

Heimat%20-%20Eine%20Chronik%20in%20elf%20TeilenFirst Aired: 16 September, 1984

Heimat – Eine Chronik in elf Teilen is a TV mini-series starring Marita Breuer, RĂ¼diger Weigang, and Kurt Wagner. The village of Schabbach experiences the shifting fortunes of Germany from 1919 to 1982.