The Best TV Shows from 1986

Below is our top ten list of the best TV shows which first started broadcasting in 1986.

10. ALF

ALFFirst Aired: 22 September, 1986

ALF is a TV series starring Mihaly ‘Michu’ Meszaros, Paul Fusco, and Max Wright. A furry alien wiseguy comes to live with the Tanner family after crashing into their garage.

9. Dragon Ball: Doragon bôru

Dragon%20Ball%3A%20Doragon%20b%C3%B4ruFirst Aired: 26 February, 1986

Dragon Ball: Doragon bôru is a TV series starring Masako Nozawa, Jôji Yanami, and Brice Armstrong. Son Gokû, a fighter with a monkey tail, goes on a quest with an assortment of odd characters in search of the Dragon Balls, a set of…

8. Matlock

MatlockFirst Aired: 03 March, 1986

Matlock is a TV series starring Andy Griffith, Linda Purl, and Kene Holiday. Ben Matlock is a very expensive criminal defense attorney, who charges one hundred thousand dollars to take a case. Fortunately, he’s worth every penny, as…

7. Perfect Strangers

Perfect%20StrangersFirst Aired: 25 March, 1986

Perfect Strangers is a TV series starring Bronson Pinchot, Mark Linn-Baker, and Melanie Wilson. A high strung and cynical man’s life is never the same when his naive but good-natured cousin comes to America to live with him.

6. Blackadder II

Blackadder%20IIFirst Aired: 09 January, 1986

Blackadder II is a TV series starring Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, and Tim McInnerny. In the Tudor court of Elizabeth I, Lord Edmund Blackadder strives to win Her Majesty’s favour while attempting to avoid a grisly fate should he…

5. The Real Ghost Busters

The%20Real%20Ghost%20BustersFirst Aired: 13 September, 1986

The Real Ghost Busters is a TV series starring Maurice LaMarche, Dave Coulier, and Frank Welker. The continuing adventures of the staff of the ghost removal service.

4. Sledge Hammer!

Sledge%20Hammer%21First Aired: 23 September, 1986

Sledge Hammer! is a TV series starring David Rasche, Anne-Marie Martin, and Harrison Page. The adventures of a deranged and dumb police detective who always looks for the most violent solution to any problem.

3. Seinto Seiya

Seinto%20SeiyaFirst Aired: 11 October, 1986

Seinto Seiya is a TV series starring Hideyuki Tanaka, Tôru Furuya, and Ryô Horikawa. A group a young warriors known as ‘Saints’, each in possession of a ‘cloth’ guarded by a different constellation, must protect the reincarnation of…

2. Yes, Prime Minister

Yes%2C%20Prime%20MinisterFirst Aired: 09 January, 1986

Yes, Prime Minister is a TV series starring Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne, and Derek Fowlds. James Hacker was propelled along the corridors of power to the very pinnacle of politics – Number 10.

1. The Return of Sherlock Holmes

The%20Return%20of%20Sherlock%20HolmesFirst Aired: 09 July, 1986

The Return of Sherlock Holmes is a TV series starring Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, and Rosalie Williams. Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson solve the mysteries of the devil’s foot, Silver Blaze, Wisteria Lodge and the Bruce-Partington…