The Best Family TV Shows from 1987


Below is our top ten list of the best Family TV Shows which first started broadcasting in 1987.

10. Full House


Full%20HouseFirst Aired: 10 March, 1987

Full House is a TV series starring Bob Saget, John Stamos, and Dave Coulier. A widowed broadcaster raises his three daughters with assistance from his rock’n’roll brother-in-law and his madcap best friend.


9. My Two Dads


My%20Two%20DadsFirst Aired: 20 September, 1987

My Two Dads is a TV series starring Paul Reiser, Greg Evigan, and Staci Keanan. When Marcy Bradford dies, she leaves her teenage daughter, Nicole, in the custody of two ex-boyfriends – Michael, a straight-laced and formal man, and…


8. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles


Teenage%20Mutant%20Ninja%20TurtlesFirst Aired: 14 December, 1987

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is a TV series starring Cam Clarke, Barry Gordon, and Rob Paulsen. The adventures of a quartet of humanoid warrior turtles and their friends.


7. DuckTales


DuckTalesFirst Aired: 07 September, 1987

DuckTales is a TV series starring Alan Young, Russi Taylor, and Terence McGovern. The globe-trotting treasure-hunting money-making adventures of billionaire Scrooge McDuck and his nephews.


6. BraveStarr


BraveStarrFirst Aired: 14 September, 1987

BraveStarr is a TV series starring Pat Fraley, Erika Scheimer, and Susan Blu. A Native American marshal and his friends keep the peace on the frontier planet of New Texas.


5. Degrassi Junior High


Degrassi%20Junior%20HighFirst Aired: 18 January, 1987

Degrassi Junior High is a TV series starring Pat Mastroianni, Stefan Brogren, and Maureen Deiseach. The lives and trials of students of a city high school.



4. Il était une fois… la vie


Il%20%C3%A9tait%20une%20fois...%20la%20vieFirst Aired: 13 September, 1987

Il était une fois… la vie is a TV series starring Roger Carel, Marie-Laure Beneston, and Alain Dorval. The workings of the human body explained by animated characters.


3. Anne of Green Gables: The Sequel


Anne%20of%20Green%20Gables%3A%20The%20SequelFirst Aired: 19 May, 1987

Anne of Green Gables: The Sequel is a TV mini-series starring Megan Follows, Colleen Dewhurst, and Marilyn Lightstone. Anne Shirley accepts a teaching position at a girls boarding school in a town dominated by a rich and belligerant…


2. Ramayan


RamayanFirst Aired: 25 January, 1987

Ramayan is a TV series starring Arun Govil, Deepika Chikhalia, and Sunil Lahri. An adaptation of the ancient epic, in which the exiled Prince Rama and his brother Laxman set out to save Rama’s wife, Sita, who has been kidnapped by…


1. The Storyteller


The%20StorytellerFirst Aired: 31 January, 1987

The Storyteller is a TV series starring John Hurt, Brian Henson, and Frederick Warder. An old storyteller tells European folk tales to his sarcastic dog.