The Best Series and Sitcomsby Hohenstauffen | created - 15 Mar 2011 | updated - 13 Feb 2016 | Public
My most favourite Series and Sitcoms in chronological order. Precious moments of my childhood, forever gone. Maybe someone has such precious memories from many of those series listed too.
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1. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
TV-14 | 25 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Series of unrelated short stories covering elements of crime, horror, drama, and comedy about people of different backgrounds committing murders, suicides, thefts, and other sorts of crime caused by certain motivations, perceived or not.
5. Flipper (1964–1967)
Not Rated | 30 min | Adventure, Family
Ranger Porter Ricks is responsible for the animal and human life in Coral Key Park, Florida. Stories center on his 15-year-old son Sandy and 10-year-old Bud and, especially, on their pet dolphin Flipper.
9. The Persuaders! (1971–1972)
60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Two worlds collide when the titled Englishman, Lord Brett Sinclair, and the Bronx-raised, self-made American Danny Wilde, reluctantly join forces to right wrongs, and to protect the innocent.
13. Ein Herz und eine Seele (1973–1976)
45 min | Comedy
Extremly popular 1970s sitcom referring to many political and social issues through the eyes of an average German family. Alfred Tetzlaff is a narrow-minded, reactionary patriarch living ... See full summary »
"Kult" - as we say in Germany.
14. Emil i Lönneberga (1974–1976)
25 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
The series tells stories from the childhood of a sometimes naughty, but very lovable and kindhearted young boy growing up on a farm in southern Sweden in the early 20th century.
18. Master Eder and His Pumuckl (1982–1989)
30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Pumuckl is a nice and sometimes naughty goblin who used to live with a cabinet maker named Franz Eder. Mr. Eder has had to live through quite some trouble because Pumuckl always was up to ... See full summary »
19. Diese Drombuschs (1983–1994)
105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
This critically acclaimed drama focuses on the Drombuschs, an average German family living in Darmstadt near Frankfurt. Siegfried, the father, runs an antique shop, while his wife Vera ... See full summary »
20. Ich heirate eine Familie... (1983–1986)
752 min | Comedy, Drama
Werner, a successful single without family, meets Angelika (Angie), a divorced mother with three children, of whom especially the eldest daughter, teenager Tanja, is very difficult. Very ... See full summary »
The by far best German family series.
21. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
TV-PG | 50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Professional writer and amateur sleuth Jessica Fletcher (Dame Angela Lansbury) uses her intellect, charm, and persistence to get to the bottom of every crime she encounters.
23. Growing Pains (1985–1992)
TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family
The misadventures of a family with a home business father and a journalist mother.
Show me that smile again
26. Matlock (1986–1995)
TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
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 he and his associates defend his clients by finding the real killer.
27. Valerie (1986–1991)
TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family
Originally the saga of a working mom raising her three sons alone while her pilot husband is away. After star Valerie Harper left the series, her role was filled by Sandy Duncan as the boys' aunt.
31. Forsthaus Falkenau (1989– )
43 min | Drama, Family
Bavarian forestry station ('Forsthaus') Falkenau in Küblach is the professional base and home of the town's forester, whose job proves crucial for conservation but also for safety, local ... See full summary »
As with many (especially German) series, only the episodes with the original cast.
33. Neues vom Süderhof (1991–1997)
25 min | Drama, Family
The first of the great German children series.
34. Home Improvement (1991–1999)
TV-G | 22 min | Comedy, Family
The daily trials and tribulations of Tim "The Tool Man" Taylor, a television show host raising three mischievous boys with help from his loyal co-host, loving wife, and eccentric neighbor.
My most favourite sitcom. Accompanied me through all of my childhood.
37. Diagnosis Murder (1993–2001)
45 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama
Dr. Mark Sloan has a knack for getting into trouble, negotiating the twists and turns of mysteries and solving crimes with the help of his son, Steve, a homicide detective.
40. Mission Top Secret (1993–1995)
85 min | Crime, Sci-Fi
12-year-old Jemma accidentally taps into a disused telecommunications satellite and finds she has audio-visual contact with other computers worldwide.
Nothing fascinated me more in my childhood than this Australian series.
41. 7th Heaven (1996–2007)
TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Family, Romance
Eric Camden, a minister, and his wife Annie deal with the drama of having seven children, ranging from toddlers to adults with families of their own.
46. Castle Einstein (1998– )
25 min | Family
A show about students at a boarding school in Erfurt.
The first 100 episodes were just brilliant, the best of any German children series.
49. The Sopranos (1999–2007)
TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama
New Jersey mob boss Tony Soprano deals with personal and professional issues in his home and business life that affect his mental state, leading him to seek professional psychiatric counseling.
50. Malcolm in the Middle (2000–2006)
TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Family