Special Report

Classic TV Shows You Can Binge Right Now

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18. Baywatch
> IMDb user rating: 5.4/10 (28,096 votes)
> Series run: 1989-2001
> Season count: 11
> Streaming on: Amazon Prime

Famous for its prolonged slow-motion scenes and male and female eye candy, “Baywatch” made stars out of David Hasselhoff and Pamela Anderson. The nine-season series is about a group of Los Angeles lifeguards who fight crime and cope with daily dramas.

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17. Family Matters
> IMDb user rating: 6.6/10 (27,776 votes)
> Series run: 1989-1998
> Season count: 9
> Streaming on: HBO Max

The nine-season family sitcom is remembered for the comically annoying nerdy character Steve Urkel, played by Jaleel White, whose wacky behavior disrupts the neighboring Winslow family.

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16. Full House
> IMDb user rating: 6.7/10 (59,036 votes)
> Series run: 1987-1995
> Season count: 8
> Streaming on: HBO Max

In “Full House,” Bob Saget is a widowed broadcaster living in San Francisco who raises his three daughters with the help of his hunky rock ‘n’ roll brother-in-law (John Stamos) and goofball best friend (Dave Coulier). Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen launched their career alternately portraying the youngest child in the sitcom.

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15. The Nanny
> IMDb user rating: 7.0/10 (43,802 votes)
> Series run: 1993-1999
> Season count: 6
> Streaming on: HBO Max

Fran Drescher stars as “The Nanny,” a grating-voiced, streetwise New Yorker who loses her job as a cosmetics salesperson and becomes the nanny to an English widower’s three children. Drescher created and produced the series along with her then-husband, Peter Marc Jacobson.

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14. Home Improvement
> IMDb user rating: 7.2/10 (44,352 votes)
> Series run: 1991-1999
> Season count: 8
> Streaming on: Hulu

“Home Improvement” was a sitcom starring Tim Allen as the goofy host of a do-it-yourself TV show who’s probably better off letting someone else do the task. Patricia Richardson plays his oftentimes exasperated wife and the mother of their three boys, Richard Karn is Allen’s put-upon assistant host and Earl Hindman is the enigmatic neighbor whose face is never seen.

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