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16 Reasons We Loved NBC Sitcoms In The '80s

If you grew up in the '80s, the NBC sitcom characters were almost like members of your family. Here are 16 things that will remind you why these shows were the greatest, sponsored by The Michael J. Fox Show, premiering Thursday, Sept. 26 at 9/8c on NBC.

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1. Alf's complicated relationship with cats.

2. Sexual innuendo that we didn't understand until we were adults.

3. Sam and Diane's complicated relationship on Cheers.

4. And Woody's cluelessness.

5. Bill Cosby's faces.

6. ...and dances.

7. So many dances... The Cosby Show basically won the opening credits game forever.

8. Claire Huxtable's stare downs.

9. Alex P. Keaton's knack for the dramatic entrance on Family Ties.

10. And The Keaton Family's infectious energy.

11. And Denise Huxtable's awkward transition to adulthood in A Different World.

12. Dan Fielding's wonderful sleaziness on Night Court.

13. Jason Bateman's neurotic coolness on The Hogan Family.

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14. Nell's swagger on Gimme A Break!

15. Jo and Blair's sassiness on Facts of Life.

16. And Arnold's perpetual skepticism on Diff'rent Strokes.

Thankfully, Michael J. Fox is coming back!

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