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Comedy set in a Boston bar, starring Ted (Credit: NBC)

Comedy set in a Boston bar, starring Ted Danson as ballplayer-turned-bartender Sam Malone (1982-1993).

NBC's 10 greatest shows of all time

Take a look back at the hit shows that contributed to the network's glory days.

'The Cosby Show'

The most popular TV show of the 1980s
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The most popular TV show of the 1980s with Bill Cosby as everyone's favorite TV dad, Dr. Cliff Huxtable (1984-92).

'The Golden Girls'

Four seniors (Bea Arthur, Estelle Getty, Rue McClanahan,
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Four seniors (Bea Arthur, Estelle Getty, Rue McClanahan, Betty White) yuck it up in a Florida retirement community (1985-92).

'ER'

Fast-paced medical drama made a superstar out of
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Fast-paced medical drama made a superstar out of George Clooney, who played Dr. Doug Ross (1994-2009).

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'Hill Street Blues'

Ensemble drama that revolutionized the TV cop show
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Ensemble drama that revolutionized the TV cop show (1981-87).

'Miami Vice'

Glitzy, MTV-influenced cop show starring Philip Michael Thomas
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Glitzy, MTV-influenced cop show starring Philip Michael Thomas and Don Johnson (1985-89).

'Seinfeld'

A comedy about
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A comedy about "nothing" starring Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Jason Alexander and Michael Richards (1989-98).

'Frasier'

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"Cheers" spinoff moved Dr. Frasier Crane (Kelsey Grammer) from a Boston barstool to a Seattle radio studio (1993-2004).

'Friends'

The adventures of six twenty-something Manhattanites (Jennifer Aniston,
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The adventures of six twenty-something Manhattanites (Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matthew Perry, Matt LeBlanc and David Schwimmer) (1994-2004).

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'Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In'

Wacky, rapid-fire sketch show that introduced Goldie Hawn
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Wacky, rapid-fire sketch show that introduced Goldie Hawn and the expression "sock it to me" to the world (1968-1973).

'Cheers'

Comedy set in a Boston bar, starring Ted
(Credit: NBC)

Comedy set in a Boston bar, starring Ted Danson as ball player-turned-bartender Sam Malone (1982-1993).

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