Fave tv shows of the 70's

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1. The Partridge Family (1970–1974)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

The humorous adventures of a family of pop musicians.

Stars: Shirley Jones, David Cassidy, Susan Dey, Danny Bonaduce

Votes: 3,038

2. The Bugaloos (1970–1972)

30 min | Family, Fantasy

The Bugaloos are a rock-n-roll band with bug wings who live in a magical forest. Benita Bizarre wants to put an end to their goody-goody behavior, and tries to capture and/or destroy them ... See full summary »

Stars: John McIndoe, Wayne Laryea, John Philpott, Caroline Ellis

Votes: 394

3. The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970–1977)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

The lives and trials of a young single woman and her friends, both at work and at home.

Stars: Mary Tyler Moore, Edward Asner, Gavin MacLeod, Valerie Harper

Votes: 6,168

4. Groovie Goolies (1970–1971)

TV-G | 60 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

Sabrina's involved with a band of monsters, The Groovy Ghoulies; a rock band with Dracula, the Wolfman, and Frankenstein; who scare people for their own amusement.

Stars: Jane Webb, John Erwin, Dal McKennon, Larry D. Mann

Votes: 225

5. In Search of... (1976–1982)

30 min | Documentary, Sci-Fi

Leonard Nimoy hosts investigations into various mysteries.

Stars: Leonard Nimoy, Francis Hitching, George O. Abell, Sylvia Browne

Votes: 792

6. The Muppet Show (1976–1981)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

Kermit the Frog and his fellow Muppets put on a vaudeville show at their theatre, bringing in a famous celebrity to help out for each episode.

Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Richard Hunt, Dave Goelz

Votes: 21,232

7. Lidsville (1971–1973)

Adventure, Comedy, Family

A boy finds himself trapped in a land populated by living hat-people which is ruled by a crotchety magician.

Stars: Charles Nelson Reilly, Billie Hayes, Butch Patrick, Sharon Baird

Votes: 306

8. Taxi (1978–1983)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

The staff of a New York City taxicab company go about their job while they dream of greater things.

Stars: Judd Hirsch, Jeff Conaway, Danny DeVito, Marilu Henner

Votes: 10,488

9. All in the Family (1971–1979)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

A working class man constantly squabbles with his family over the important issues of the day.

Stars: Carroll O'Connor, Jean Stapleton, Rob Reiner, Sally Struthers

Votes: 12,940

10. Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids (1972–1985)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

The educational adventures of a group of Afro-American inner city kids.

Stars: Bill Cosby, Gerald Edwards, Erika Scheimer, Lou Scheimer

Votes: 1,836

11. Kung Fu (1972–1975)

60 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

The adventures of a Shaolin Monk as he wanders the American West armed only with his skill in Kung Fu.

Stars: David Carradine, Radames Pera, Keye Luke, Philip Ahn

Votes: 4,771

12. Sanford and Son (1972–1977)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

The misadventures of a cantankerous junk dealer and his frustrated son.

Stars: Redd Foxx, Demond Wilson, LaWanda Page, Don Bexley

Votes: 6,959

13. Josie and the Pussycats (1970–1972)

TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

'Josie and the Pussycats' is a pop music group. During their tours are always involved in strange mysteries.

Stars: Sherry Alberoni, Jerry Dexter, Cathy Douglas, Patrice Holloway

Votes: 1,584

14. The Bob Newhart Show (1972–1978)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy

The professional and personal misadventures of a psychologist and his family, patients, friends and colleagues.

Stars: Bob Newhart, Suzanne Pleshette, Bill Daily, Marcia Wallace

Votes: 4,350

15. Match Game (1973–1982)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Game-Show

The five-day-a-week syndicated successor to the popular CBS game show, where two could compete to match fill-in-the-blank phrases with those of the celebrities.

Stars: Gene Rayburn, Johnny Olson, Brett Somers, Richard Dawson

Votes: 1,549

16. Sigmund and the Sea Monsters (1973–1975)

30 min | Comedy, Family

Two boys try to maintain normal lives while secretly having adventures with families of sea monsters and genies.

Stars: Johnny Whitaker, Scott C. Kolden, Billy Barty, The Krofft Puppets

Votes: 651

17. Happy Days (1974–1984)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

The Cunningham family live through the 1950s with help and guidance from the lovable and almost superhuman greaser, Fonzie.

Stars: Ron Howard, Henry Winkler, Marion Ross, Tom Bosley

Votes: 14,533

18. Good Times (1974–1979)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

A poor family make the best of things in the Chicago housing projects.

Stars: Ja'net DuBois, Ralph Carter, BernNadette Stanis, Jimmie Walker

Votes: 5,232

19. Hong Kong Phooey (1974–1975)

TV-G | 22 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

A kung-fu-fighting pup and his snickering cat sidekick battle crime.

Stars: Scatman Crothers, Joe E. Ross, Don Messick, Jean Vander Pyl

Votes: 2,786

20. Land of the Lost (1974–1977)

30 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

A family is thrown back in time and must survive in a dinosaur dominated land.

Stars: Wesley Eure, Kathy Coleman, Spencer Milligan, Phillip Paley

Votes: 2,282

21. The Six Million Dollar Man (1974–1978)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

After a severely injured test pilot is rebuilt with nuclear-powered bionic limbs and implants, he serves as an intelligence agent.

Stars: Lee Majors, Richard Anderson, Martin E. Brooks, Lindsay Wagner

Votes: 8,143

22. Little House on the Prairie (1974–1983)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Family, Romance

The life and adventures of the Ingalls family in the nineteenth century American Midwest.

Stars: Melissa Gilbert, Michael Landon, Karen Grassle, Rachel Lindsay Greenbush

Votes: 14,888

23. One Day at a Time (1975–1984)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

The misadventures of a divorced mother, her family, and their building superintendent in Indianapolis.

Stars: Bonnie Franklin, Valerie Bertinelli, Pat Harrington Jr., Mackenzie Phillips

Votes: 3,246

24. Family (1976–1980)

60 min | Drama, Family

The joys and heartaches of the Lawrence family of Pasadena, California.

Stars: Sada Thompson, James Broderick, Gary Frank, Kristy McNichol

Votes: 1,060

25. Alice (1976–1985)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

The misadventures and trials of an aspiring singer and her co-workers at a greasy spoon diner.

Stars: Linda Lavin, Beth Howland, Vic Tayback, Philip McKeon

Votes: 3,437

26. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)

Not Rated | 24 min | Comedy

A trio of black youths learn about life, love, friendship, credit cards, gambling, and a variety of other things while growing up in an inner city.

Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Danielle Spencer, Fred Berry

Votes: 2,679

27. Soap (1977–1981)

30 min | Comedy, Romance

The soap-operish antics of two families: the Campbells and the Tates.

Stars: Katherine Helmond, Rod Roddy, Richard Mulligan, Cathryn Damon

Votes: 5,446

28. The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (1977–1979)

60 min | Family, Mystery

The cases of a pair of teen detective brothers and a teen girl amateur sleuth.

Stars: Shaun Cassidy, Parker Stevenson, Pamela Sue Martin, Ed Gilbert

Votes: 1,171

29. The Incredible Hulk (1978–1982)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A fugitive scientist has the curse of becoming a powerful green monster under extreme emotional stress.

Stars: Bill Bixby, Lou Ferrigno, Jack Colvin, Charles Napier

Votes: 10,850

30. The Gong Show (1976–1980)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Game-Show

Amateur talent contest judged by three celebrities.

Stars: Chuck Barris, Trixie Dejonge, Rocky Bonifield, Gary Owens

Votes: 647

31. Sha Na Na (1977– )

30 min | Comedy, Music

A comedy variety show featuring the retro rock and roll group.

Stars: Sha-Na-Na, Suze Lanier-Bramlett, Milton Berle, Frank Gorshin

Votes: 227

32. ABC Afterschool Specials (1972–1997)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

"ABC Afterschool Specials" was the umbrella show name for various educational shows that were shown in the afternoon, occasionally. Each episode was produced by a separate company.

Stars: Lance Kerwin, Samaria Graham, Mara Hobel, Alexa Kenin

Votes: 782

33. Soul Train (1971–2006)

TV-14 | 60 min | Music, Talk-Show

A pop music dance show with an African-American focus.

Stars: Don Cornelius, Diana Puskas, Queen Turner, Carole Creekmore

Votes: 442

34. The Bay City Rollers Show (1978–1979)

Comedy, Family, Musical

A Sid and Marty Krofft ensemble show similar to the earlier Krofft Supershow, with the Bay City Rollers as the musicians.

Stars: Bay City Rollers, Billie Hayes, Jay Robinson, Billy Barty

Votes: 46

35. The Midnight Special (1972–1981)

90 min | Music

Late night rock and pop music performances are featured.

Stars: Wolfman Jack, Helen Reddy, Donna Summer, Tina Turner

Votes: 222

36. Rock Concert (1973–1980)

90 min | Music

Weekly late-night progressive rock bands, many very well known, with some soft-pop (later) and occasional comic routines.

Stars: Don Kirshner, Gary Mule Deer, The Village Idiots, Natural Gas

Votes: 79

37. Creature Feature (I) (1971–1995)

Dr. Paul Bearer hosts a different cheap horror film every Saturday afternoon.

Stars: Jim O'Rear, Dick Bennick Sr., Jim Tanner

Votes: 44

38. The Wide World of Mystery (1973– )

90 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

A 90 minute late-night mystery and suspense anthology series which ran on ABC (American Broadcasting Company), between 1973 and 1978.

Stars: John Karlen, Joel Fabiani, Philip Carey, Peter Coffield

Votes: 75

39. James at 16 (1977–1978)

60 min | Drama

James, a daydreamer and photographer, must learn to cope with life as his father moves the family from Oregon to Boston, Massachusetts.

Stars: Lance Kerwin, Linden Chiles, Lynn Carlin, Kim Richards

Votes: 314

40. The Jim Stafford Show (1975– )

60 min | Music, Comedy

One of many variety shows which proliferated in the late '60s/early '70s. Featured music and skits, and hosted by novelty Western singer Jim Stafford.

Stars: Jim Stafford, Richard Stahl, Cynthia Wood, Jeanne Sheffield

Votes: 15



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