TV Shows - 1970s

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ABC After School Specials

1 9 7 2 - 1 9 9 5 (USA) Sixty minute specials, both dramatic and documentary, for young people, ABC After School Specials were broadcast on occasional...

ABC Afternoon Playbreak

1 9 7 3 - 1 9 7 5 (USA) Irregularly scheduled 90 minute drama specials for the afternoon viewing audience. Presentations included: The Things I Never Said with...

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...

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...