The 80s were a decade of iconic fashion, music, and, most importantly, television. The era saw the rise of some of the most memorable TV stars that have ever graced our screens. At least, they used to be cool back in the 90s. From action-packed shows like ‘The Knight Rider’ and ‘Magnum PI’ to teen dramas like ‘Saved by the Bell,’ the 80s had it all. These shows and their stars still hold a special place in our old, crusty hearts, and their influence can still be felt in pop culture today.
Let’s revisit some of the 80s TV characters that might have been forgotten but undeniably left a lasting impact on modern pop culture.
1. ALF – ALF (1986-1990)
How can a silly red-haired puppet be so wicked and otherworldly and yet speak the harsh truth about some of the world’s hardest issues? Behind the facade of ALF’s corny jokes hides a true comedic genius that a simple mind won’t be able to grasp.