D

Browse our list of classic tv series titles that start with the letter D.

Dallas
This night time soap followed the drama and backstabbing of oil tycoon J.R. Ewing, his family, and their enemies.
Dan August
Burt Reynolds portrays Lt. Dan August, a homicide detective in his hometown of Santa Luisa, California.
Daniel Boone
Set before and during the Revolutionary War, this adventure series follows Daniel Boone's surveys and expeditions around Boonesborough.
The Danny Thomas Show
Successful nightclub singer Danny Williams encounters difficult and amusing situations while trying to balance his career and family life.
Dark Shadows
Strange and supernatural things happen to the Collins family in this gothic soap opera.
Dear John
Based on the UK show of the same title, this sitcom follows the life of a man who loses everything to his ex-wife in divorce.
Death Valley Days
This anthology series, which started as a radio program, features tales, based on true accounts, of the old west, particularly the Death Valley area.
Dennis the Menace
This television series is based on the Hank Ketchum comic strip of the same name. It follows the adventures of Dennis Mitchell, a young boy prone to getting into mischief and trouble.
Designing Women
This series follows the lives of the four women and one man working at Sugarbaker & Associates, an interior design firm in Atlanta, Georgia.
The Dick Van Dyke Show
The Dick Van Dyke show follows the misadventures of TV writer Rob Petrie, his family, and friends, both at work and at home.
Diff'rent Strokes
This comedy series follows the lives of two orphaned African-American boys from Harlem and the rich widower and his daughter who took them in.
Doctor Who
A long-lived alien from the planet Gallifrey, who calls himself a time lord and goes only by the name “The Doctor”, has adventures through time and space with companions from Earth. He battles various villains and monsters, including a nemesis, The Master, from his own race to keep Earth and the universe safe.
The Donna Reed Show
The show follows the daily lives of middle-class housewife Donna Stone and her family.
Dragnet (1951)
Based on the radio show of the same name, Dragnet follows the career of LAPD Sgt. Joe Friday and dramatizes stories based on true crimes.
Dragnet (1967)
Based on the radio show of the same name, this second Dragnet series follows the further stories of Sgt. Joe Friday and his partner, Officer Bill Gannon.
The Dukes of Hazzard
Dynasty