TV Shows - 1970s

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ABC After School Specials

1 9 7 2 - 1 9 9 7 (USA) ABC After School Specials were sixty-minute specials for young people, both dramatic and documentary, and were broadcast...

ABC Afternoon Playbreak

1 9 7 3 - 1 9 7 5 (USA) 17 x 90 minute episodes Irregularly scheduled 90-minute drama specials for the afternoon viewing audience. Usually recorded on...

ABC Comedy Hour, The

1 9 7 2 (USA) 13 x 60 minute episodes The ABC Comedy Hour screened between 12 January 1972 and 5 April 1972, and starred top impressionists of...

ABC Monday Night Comedy Special, The

1 9 7 7 (USA) The ABC Monday Night Comedy Special (broadcast between May and September 1977) was an umbrella title covering an assortment of films for...

ABC Movie of the Week, The

1 9 6 9 - 1 9 7 5 (USA)

ABC Saturday Superstar Movie

1 9 7 2 - 1 9 7 4 (USA) Comedy, adventure, and science fiction themed Saturday morning fare in the form of hour-long animated movies,...

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...

Ace of Wands

1 9 7 0 - 1 9 7 2 (UK) 46 x 25 minute episodes Tarot was a young stage conjurer and escapologist, whose youthful appearance concealed...

Adam-12

1 9 6 8 - 1 9 7 5 (USA) 174 x 30 minute episodes Adam-12 was developed and produced by Jack Webb of Dragnet fame for NBC. It told...

Adam’s Rib

1 9 7 3 (USA) 12 x 30 minute episodes 1 x 60 minute episode An attempt to generate a weekly sitcom based on the 1949 Oscar-nominated hit...

Adventure Island

1 9 6 8 - 1 9 7 2 (Australia) 1140 x 30 minute episodes Adventure Island was designed for an audience of young (3 - 9 years...

Adventurer, The

1 9 7 2 - 1 9 7 3 (UK) 24 x 25 minute episodes A cloak and dagger series made on 16mm film for an American...

Adventures Of Black Beauty, The

1 9 7 2 - 1 9 7 4 (UK) 54 x 30 minute episodes Set in 1887 on a spacious English estate in the (fictitious) village...

Adventures of Don Quick, The

1 9 7 0 (USA) 6 x 30 minute episodes The Adventures of Don Quick was a space-age version of Cervantes' classic literary satire, Don Quixote, with the anti-hero...

Adventures of Fat Albert & The Cosby Kids, The

1 9 7 2 - 1 9 8 5 (USA) Based on Bill Cosby's comedy records from the 1960s, The Adventures of Fat Albert and The Cosby Kids featured...

Adventures of Parsley, The

1 9 7 0 (UK) 32 x 5 minute episodes Parsley is a small very friendly lion who lives in an old deserted herb garden. This is...

Adventures of Rupert Bear, The

1 9 7 0 - 1 9 7 6 (UK) 156 x 15 minute episodes Rupert Bear lived amongst the lush greenery of Nutwood Forest with his...

Adventures of Sir Prancelot, The

1 9 7 2 (UK) 19 x 5 minute episodes The Adventures of Sir Prancelot follows the exploits of the heroic but somewhat eccentric Sir Prancelot and his...

After Julius

1 9 7 9 (UK) 3 x 60 minute episodes This trilogy by Elizabeth Jane Howard (produced by Yorkshire Television) told of love in a country house...

After That, This

1 9 7 5 (UK) The curious image of an egg-timer full of eggs opened After That, This week after week, and it set the tone for what followed. More...

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‘Allo ‘Allo

1 9 8 4 - 1 9 9 2 (UK) 55 x 30 minute episodes 26 x 25 minute episodes 3 x 45 minute episodes 1 x 35 minute...

$10,000 Pyramid, The

1 9 7 3 - 1 9 7 6 (USA) 4270 x 30 minute episodes "Keep your eye on this spot! You are about to see one...

$64,000 Question, The

1 9 5 5 - 1 9 5 8 (USA) Before the quiz show scandal of the late 1950s, The $64,000 Question was a high-stakes, nail-biting, ratings-topping game...

12 O’clock High

1 9 6 4 - 1 9 6 7 (USA) 78 x 60 minute episodes 12 O'clock High chronicled the adventures of the men of the...

13 Queens Boulevard

1 9 7 9 (USA) 9 x 30 minute episodes Originally to have been titled Five Women, this short-lived comedy series starring Eileen Brennan was originally meant to...