The Best Dramas from 1988

Below is our top ten list of the best Dramas which first started broadcasting in 1988.

10. Roseanne

RoseanneFirst Aired: 18 October, 1988

Roseanne is a TV series starring Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, and Laurie Metcalf. A revival of the popular 1990s sitcom “Roseanne”, which centered on the everyday life of an American working-class family.

9. Home and Away

Home%20and%20AwayFirst Aired: 17 January, 1988

Home and Away is a TV series starring Ray Meagher, Lynne McGranger, and Emily Symons. This show chronicles the lives, loves, happiness, and heartbreaks of the residents of Summer Bay, a small coastal town just outside of Sydney, New…

8. The Wonder Years

The%20Wonder%20YearsFirst Aired: 31 January, 1988

The Wonder Years is a TV series starring Fred Savage, Dan Lauria, and Daniel Stern. Kevin Arnold recalls growing up during the late 60s and early 70s; the turbulent social times make the transition from child to adult unusually…

7. The Bourne Identity

The%20Bourne%20IdentityFirst Aired: 08 May, 1988

The Bourne Identity is a TV mini-series starring Richard Chamberlain, Jaclyn Smith, and Anthony Quayle. An injured, unconscious man washes ashore in a small French town. As he recovers, it becomes quite clear, someone is trying to…

6. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

The%20Lion%2C%20the%20Witch%20and%20the%20WardrobeFirst Aired: 13 November, 1988

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is a TV mini-series starring Richard Dempsey, Sophie Cook, and Jonathan R. Scott. Four kids travel to the magical land of Narnia where they must battle an evil queen with the direction of the…

5. In the Heat of the Night

In%20the%20Heat%20of%20the%20NightFirst Aired: 06 March, 1988

In the Heat of the Night is a TV series starring Carroll O’Connor, Alan Autry, and David Hart. The cases and adventures of the police forces in and around Sparta, Mississippi.

4. Jack the Ripper

Jack%20the%20RipperFirst Aired: 11 October, 1988

Jack the Ripper is a TV mini-series starring Michael Caine, Armand Assante, and Ray McAnally. A Scotland Yard police inspector, battling the booze, investigates the Jack the Ripper murders and discovers a conspiracy that leads all…

3. Mission: Impossible

Mission%3A%20ImpossibleFirst Aired: 23 October, 1988

Mission: Impossible is a TV series starring Peter Graves, Thaao Penghlis, and Antony Hamilton. An elite covert operations unit carries out highly sensitive missions subject to official denial in the event of failure, death or…

2. Fauji

FaujiFirst Aired: 01 January, 0001

Fauji is a TV series starring Shah Rukh Khan, Rakesh Sharma, and Vikram Chopra. A Highly popular TV Series about a batch of trainees into a commando school, their training and eventual induction as soldiers.

1. Mahabharat

MahabharatFirst Aired: 02 October, 1988

Mahabharat is a TV series starring Harish Bhimani, Nitish Bharadwaj, and Mukesh Khanna. A dynastic struggle occurs for the throne of Hastinapur, the kingdom ruled by the Kuru clan, between the Kauravas and Pandavas, collateral…