TV Shows - 1970s

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Nobody’s House

1 9 7 6 (UK) 7 x 25 minute episodes This Tyne Tees Television series starred Kevin Moreton as a mischievous 14-year-old sprite called Nobody who played...

Vicky The Viking

1 9 7 4 (Austria/Japan/West Germany) 78 x 23 minute episodes Long ago, in a little Viking village called Flake, young Wickie (Vicky) lived a happy...

Up Pompeii!

1 9 6 9 - 1 9 7 0 (UK) 13 x 30 minute episodes Ooo-er, missus! Despite his many successes as a stand-up comic, both in...

Fenn Street Gang, The

1 9 7 1 - 1 9 7 3 (UK) 47 x 30 minute episodes 2 x short specials This LWT spin-off series from Please, Sir! (1968 - 1972) followed...

Send In The Girls

1 9 7 8 (UK) 7 x 60 minute episodes The job of Velma Hardy (Annie Ross) and her Personality Promotions team is to put glamour into...

Lost Islands, The

1 9 7 6 (Australia) 26 x 30 minute episodes A group of five school children (Tony from Australia, Mark from America, David from England, Anna...

Cuckoo Waltz, The

1 9 7 5 - 1 9 7 7 (UK) 1 9 8 0 (UK) 26 x 30 minute episodes If not quite three-in-a-bed, this Granada would-be rival to Man...

WKRP In Cincinnati

1 9 7 8 - 1 9 8 2 (USA) 90 x 30 minute episodes When small and ailing Cincinnati-based radio station WKRP employed new programme controller...

Incredible Hulk, The

1 9 7 8 - 1 9 8 2 (USA) 2 x 120 minute episodes 80 x 60 minute episodes "Don't make me angry... you wouldn't like me...

Edward and Mrs Simpson

1 9 7 8 (UK) 7 x 60 minute episodes This £1½ million seven-part drama series from Thames Television told the story of the affair between Prince...

Little Blue

1 9 7 6 (UK) Yorkshire Television produced the series Little Blue - so named because the little elephant broke a fountain pen which he was playing with whilst...

Winner Takes All

1 9 7 5 - 1 9 8 7 (UK) Jimmy Tarbuck welcomed the guests and the unseen Geoffrey Wheeler asked the questions in this...

Love Boat, The

1 9 7 7 - 1 9 8 6 (USA) The Love Boat has been described as a show which doesn't star anybody particularly famous but which...

Paint Along With Nancy

1 9 7 4 - 1 9 7 8 (UK) Nancy Kominsky showed viewers how to produce beautiful paintings in this HTV television series. Nancy was originally...

Magic Roundabout, The

1 9 6 5 - 1 9 7 5 (UK/France) The five-minute slot just before the early evening BBC1 news on Monday (at 5:50 pm) guaranteed Magic...

Chorlton and The Wheelies

1 9 7 6 - 1 9 7 9 (UK) 39 x 11 minute episodes Chorlton and the Wheelies featured Fenella the Witch (pictured) who did not like...

Duchess Of Duke Street, The

1 9 7 6 - 1 9 7 7 (UK) 31 x 50 minute episodes The fictionalised rags-to-riches story of Rosa Lewis, real-life maid-turned-caterer to the rich,...

Poldark

 9 7 5 - 1 9 7 7 (UK) 29 x 60 minute episodes Poldark is one of the most successful British television dramas of all time. As a...

Young Doctors, The

1 9 7 6 - 1 9 8 1 (Australia) 1396 x 30 minute episodes Back in 1979 in Australia, you could watch The Young Doctors and either ogle Delvene...

Abigail’s Party (1977)

The best British television comedy of 1977 was not exactly written. Abigail's Party was the BBC's first full-length play where much of the dialogue was improvised. The...

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Baretta

1 9 7 5 - 1 9 7 8 (USA) 80 x 60 minute episodes Tony Baretta was a tough and unconventional streetwise cop who lived in...

60 Minutes

1 9 6 8 - Current (USA) 1 9 7 9 - Current (Australia) In 1967 Don Hewitt conceived of his new programme, 60 Minutes, as a strategy for...

Shannon’s Mob

1 9 7 4 (Australia) 'The Mob' was an intelligence organisation in Canberra headed up by Dave Shannon (who never appeared on screen). Its official name...

Bruce Forsyth’s Big Night

1 9 7 8 (UK) 1978 was not Bruce Forsyth's year. Since 1971 he had dominated popular television in The Generation Game which he'd made a Saturday night...

Kenny Everett Video Show, The

1 9 7 8 - 1 9 8 1 (UK) 25 x 30 minute episodes 9 x 45 minute episodes 1 x 60 minute episode Although popular for...

You Must Be Joking!

1 9 7 5 - 1 9 7 6 (UK) 15 x 30 minute episodes Two series of slapstick, satire and straight gags written and performed by...

Look – Mike Yarwood!

1 9 7 1 - 1 9 7 6 (UK) 50 x 30 minute episodes Mike Yarwood was one of THE biggest British TV stars of the...

My Brother’s Keeper

1 9 7 5 - 1 9 7 6 (UK) 13 x 30 minute episodes My Brother's Keeper took a humorous look at the controversial subject of law...