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With all the retro TV channels now available, is there a show you regularly watch because it was a show you liked as a kid? How about a show you are watching now but didn't watch when it was on back in the day?

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I loved Andy Griffith, the Flintstones, Combat, 12 O'Clock High, and Green Acres as a kid, and I watch them every chance I get these days. I would include MASH in the same category, although only the first few years. The later episodes they took themselves far too seriously, got too preachy.

I've recently started watching Adam 12 reruns, but don't remember watching the show back in the day. I also watch Black Sheep Squadron, didn't watch in the late 70s because I was on college.
 

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Andy Griffith for sure. I don't think of the Flinstone's as retro but I do remember when they first came on and were early prime time TV. I guess that means that I am retro. I still like them. I finally broke down and bought the original Night Stalker TV Series with Koscheck.
 

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Lots of Night Stalker fans here.
I love Me-TV and The U, and it's other channels. Decades , Heroes & Icons....So you know my shows when I'm not watching Law & Order svu reruns.
I found a real gem, The Murdoch Mysteries. It's a long-running Canadian detective story set in 1900 Toronto.
Decades has The Dick Cavitt Show. Big stars, smart, funny, thoughtful, wide ties and giant glasses.
Mary Tyler Moore.
 

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andy griffith all the time....scooby doo, night stalker, the original battlestar gallactica, happy days are a few ive ran across and watched while randomly surfing through the tv. most times I cant remember what channel they were on though, so cant find them regularly.....lol.....I really only watch 3 or 4 channels, I think what I miss most was actually seeing the upcoming ads for a new show and then having to eagerly await its showtime. having to clear the schedule for a certain night to catch the new episode or movie showing, reading the TV guide for information and then talking with everyone the next day about the show.....lol...tv back in the day was an event, now its just background noise.
 

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Paul, same. I remember in grade school talking about Happy Days and Laverne & Shirley around the cafeteria. It was a shared communal event.
Still dig The Monkees. Batman. 6 Million Dollar Man. Pallidan.
I'm on an antenna. :)
 

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As a kid, I watched The Waltons, Good Times, Lost in Space, Star Trek, Beverly Hillbillies, Twilight Zone, Outer Limits. Now watch Leave it to Beaver, Dick Van Dyke, Quantum Leap,and I am always looking for more stuff!
 

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I miss that! Used to be first thing on my weekly grocery list. Buy that TV Guide! And "event" tv. Clear the schedule and watch what everyone else was gonna talk about the next day.
Ohhh I sooo miss the TV Guide...the size,the feel of it...dogtagged pages....I was in it once ( just a little blurb) but that's not why I loved it! lol

They still have it but it's in a magazine form and I hate it