I don't remember exactly how old I was, but I would have been in single digits in the mid-70s when I first
1. You cannot count on tv stations to air the shows you want to see and therefore,
2. Somehow, I was going to have to locate the actual film reels of the tv shows I liked from
the tv stations if I was ever going to be able to watch what I want to watch when I want to watch
Luckily, with the advent of VCRs a few years later, and now DVDs, it never came to amassing a
huge collection of 16mm films.
Anyway, with that as an intro here is a list of shows I've managed to acquire since I first
started collecting in the 1980s. I had stopped watching new, or "current" tv by that time, and to this day,
with only a couple of exceptions, I do not watch any shows from 1980 or beyond. To me, they all lack the
magic of the great shows from my childhood.
Here's my HAVES. You can click on any title for a screen capture of the menu, listing of episodes,
quality and, in many cases, other goodies like vintage TV Guide covers, articles, reviews etc.
95% of my discs are in SP mode and a lot of the episodes are uncut or close-to:
Most of these are not the common sets floating around trading circles.
TV Series are listed first, followed by Made-for-TV Movies.
NOTE regarding Pilot Movies: Those that successfully led to a series are listed with
the series, those that failed to materialize into a series, are in the movie section.
I am looking for a TON of shows, please help me locate MY WANTS!
Last Updated: 10May15
Removed a lot of the shows that have been released on DVD.