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I'll Be Gone in the DarkI'll Be Gone in the Dark
HBO Max, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Crime, Mystery, Documentary, Mini-Series | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.3/5

Journalist McNamara was determined to find the violent offender she dubbed "The Golden State Killer," who terrorized California in the late 1970s and early 1980s, committing 50 home-invasion sexual assaults and ten murders. I'll Be Gone in the Dark is a comprehensive exploration of the case of an elusive, violent predator, as well as a haunting personal memoir and self-examination of McNamara's obsessive quest for justice on behalf of the victims and survivors of the crimes.


The GoldThe Gold
BBC One, 2023 Running | Drama, Crime | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.8/5

The Gold opens with the events of November 26th 1983, when six armed men broke into the Brink's-Mat security depot near London's Heathrow Airport, and inadvertently stumbled across gold bullion worth £26m. What started as 'a typical Old Kent Road armed robbery' according to detectives at the time, became a seminal event in British criminal history, remarkable not only for the scale of the theft, at the time the biggest in world history, but for its wider legacy.


mixed-ishmixed-ish
ABC, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Family | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.8/5

In "mixed-ish," Rainbow Johnson recounts her experience growing up in a mixed-race family in the '80s and the constant dilemmas they had to face over whether to assimilate or stay true to themselves. Bow's parents Paul and Alicia decide to move from a hippie commune to the suburbs to better provide for their family. As her parents struggle with the challenges of their new life, Bow and her siblings navigate a mainstream school in which they're perceived as neither black nor white. This family's experiences illuminate the challenges of finding one's own identity when the rest of the world can't decide where you belong.


Deutschland 83Deutschland 83
RTL, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Thriller, Romance, Spy/Espionage | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

This is a gripping coming-of-age story set against the real culture wars and political events of Germany in the 1980s., starring Jonas Nay.


Quantum LeapQuantum Leap
NBC, 1989 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Action, Adventure | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.3/5

"Theorizing that one could time travel within his own lifetime, Dr. Sam Beckett stepped into the Quantum Leap accelerator and vanished. He woke to find himself trapped in the past, facing mirror images that were not his own and driven by an unknown force to change history for the better.


Full HouseFull House
ABC, 1987 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Family | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.6/5

Danny, a widower talk-show host, has three daughters (D.J., Stephanie, and Michelle). Lucky for him, his brother-in-law Jesse, a true Elvis super-freak, and Joey, a struggling comic, help him raise the girls. A sitcom about a really full house (by the last season, nine people and a dog live under the same roof).


Ghosts Of BeirutGhosts Of Beirut
Showtime, 2023 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Thriller, Mini-Series | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

The series tells the origin story of 21-year old Mughniyeh, an elusive Lebanese terrorist who evaded capture from the CIA and Mossad for two decades. He was responsible for more American deaths than any other individual prior to 9/11.


Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial KillerNight Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer
Netflix, 2021 Cancelled/Ended | Crime, Mystery, History, Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.6/5

Beneath the sunlit glamour of 1985 LA lurks a relentlessly evil serial killer. In this true-crime story, two detectives won't rest until they catch him.


The Pembrokeshire MurdersThe Pembrokeshire Murders
ITV, 2021 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime | ► Trailer
Rating: 2.8/5

In The Pembrokeshire Murders, the story centers around two unsolved double murders from the 1980s. In 2006, newly promoted Detective Superintendent Steve Wilkins decided to reopen both cases. Employing pioneering forensic methods, Wilkins and his team found microscopic DNA and fibres that potentially linked the murders to a string of burglaries committed in the 80s and 90s. The perpetrator of those robberies was nearing the end of his prison sentence, but if Steve Wilkins was right, he was also a serial killer. Could Steve and his team find enough forensic evidence to charge their suspect before he was released to potentially kill again?


CheersCheers
NBC, 1982 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama
Rating: 4.5/5

The regulars of the Boston bar Cheers share their experiences and lives with each other while drinking or working at the bar where everybody knows your name.