TV Shows - 1960s

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Alice in Wonderland

1 9 6 6 (UK) Despising the Disney take, Jonathan Miller set out to de-anthropomorphise the story by returning to Dodgson’s mathematical logic and Victorian values...

Law and Mr. Jones, The

1 9 6 0 - 1 9 6 2 (USA) Ex-football player Abraham Lincoln Jones (James Whitmore) was a sharp New York lawyer assisted by his...

Gallant Men, The

1 9 6 2 - 1 9 6 3 (USA) 26 x 60 minute episodes War correspondent Conley Wright (Robert McQueeney) tags along with a squad of...

Hunter

1 9 6 7 - 1 9 6 9 (Australia) 65 x 60 minute episodes This Australian spy drama series presented the cases of special agent John...

Snuffy Smith and Barney Google

  1 9 6 3 - 1 9 6 4 (USA) 50 x 6 minute episodes Based on an American comic strip created by cartoonist Billy DeBeck which originally appeared in 1919, these...

Sportsnight

 1 9 6 8 - 1 9 9 7 (UK)   AUDIO

Doddy’s Music Box

1  9  6  7 – 1  9  6  8 (UK) 18 x 45 minute episodes

How We Used To Live

1 9 6 8 - 1 9 9 6 (UK) This British educational drama from Yorkshire Television traced the lives and fortunes of fictional Yorkshire families...

Top Town

1 9 5 4 - 1 9 6 1 (UK) Beginning as a radio series in 1950, Top Town was an inter-town competition, although unlike It's A Knockout (with...

Night Spot

1 9 6 4 (UK) Frank Berry

Meet the Champ

1 9 6 0 (UK) 6 x 30 minute episodes Bernard Bresslaw - who had shot to fame in The Army Game -  starred in this BBC comedy as...

Contrabandits

1 9 6 7 - 1 9 6 8 (Australia) The ABC's answer to Homicide, Contrabandits, was produced by Eric Tayler, whose credits included Maigret and...

Probation Officer

1 9 5 9 - 1 9 6 2 (UK) Charged with the welfare of delinquents, criminals and other social unfortunates, members of the probation service...

Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, The

1 9 6 5 (France/UK) 12 x episodes This adaptation of Daniel Defoe's classic novel was a familiar sight on children's television in the 1960s, being repeated...

Sherlock Holmes

1 9 6 5 (UK) 28 x 50 minute episodes The adventures of the pipe-smoking Victorian detective were first filmed (for live transmission) by the BBC in...

Gertrude Berg Show, The/Mrs G Goes To College

1 9 6 1 - 1 9 6 2 (USA) Gertrude Berg, who became well known to viewers as Molly Goldberg on The Goldbergs in the late 1940s...

George Gobel Show, The

1 9 5 4 - 1 9 6 0 (USA) Soft-spoken, mild-mannered comedian George Gobel (who became familiarly known as 'Lonesome George' to his many fans)...

General Electric Theater

1 9 5 3 - 1 9 6 2 (USA) When this long-running dramatic anthology series first went on the air in 1953, General Electric Theater was an...

Garry Moore Show, The

1 9 5 0 - 1 9 5 1 (USA) 1 9 5 8 - 1 9 6 4 (USA) 1 9 6 6 - 1 9 6...

Third Man, The

1 9 5 9 - 1 9 6 4 (UK/USA) 77 x 30 minute episodes The series bore next to no resemblance to Graham Greene's original book...

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I Spy

1 9 6 5 - 1 9 6 8 (USA) 82 x 60 minute episodes I Spy was different to other espionage series'. Both of its lead characters...

Munsters, The

1 9 6 4 - 1 9 6 6 (USA) 70 x 30 minute episodes Herman (the father) was seven feet tall and bore a striking resemblance...

Astro Boy

1 9 6 3 - 1 9 6 6 (Japan) 51 x 30 minute episodes When his son is killed in a car crash in the year...

Sergeant Cork

1 9 6 3 - 1 9 6 8 (UK) 65 x 60 minute episodes In the melting pot of 1890s London, Sergeant Cork (John Barrie) works...

Laredo

1 9 6 5 - 1 9 6 7 (USA) 56 x 60 minute episodes Laredo concerned the adventures of three rowdy Texas rangers. Reese Bennett (Neville Brand)...

Take Your Pick

1 9 5 5 - 1 9 6 8 (UK) 300 x 30 minute episodes In the first week of ITV transmission at the end of September...

Bed-Sit Girl, The

1 9 6 5 - 1 9 6 6 (UK) 6 x 25 minute episodes 6 x 30 minute episodes Living in a bed-sit and working as a...

Judy Garland Show, The

1 9 6 3 - 1 9 6 4 (USA) CBS had high hopes for The Judy Garland Show which ran from 19 September 1963...