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Greatest Television Shows of the 1970’s – Our Top 5 [VIDEO]

It's a solid gold 70's weekend on Kool 98. Now until the end of the weekend you'll hear only the greatest hits of the decade of the 1970s. Great artists like Fleetwood Mac, Elton John, The Eagles, Stevie Wonder and many more. Keep your dial glued to Kool 98 all weekend long. In honor of the 1970s, we decided to compile of a list of the greatest television shows of that decade. There were plenty of fantastic shows that didn't make the list like Taxi, Carol Burnett Show, Kojak and so many others. I think the Muppet Show should be an honorable mention. Nevertheless, here is the Top 5 greatest TV shows of the 1970s according to us here at Kool 98. Hope you enjoy!


Happy Days



Everyone knows the theme song and the cast. Happy Days starred Ron Howard, Henry Winkler, Scott Baio, Marion Ross and Tom Bosley. The show ran from 1974-1984 but can probably still be found playing on TV Land.



Mary Tyler Moore



The Mary Tyler Moore show starred none other than Mary Tyler Moore. The show ran from 1970-1977 and many believe this to be the best show from the entire decade. We can't disagree with it being a great show, but a few other shows stuck out to us for our list.



The Waltons



The Waltons followed the Ingalls during the Depression. The Waltons ran from 1972 to 1981. Some believe it to be the best family show ever created.



All in the Family



Carroll O'Connor and Jean Stapleton sing the theme song on this classic show that ran from 1971-1979. All in the Family follows the lives of Archie and Edith Bunker, along with Gloria and Michael Stivic. Gloria, the daughter of Archie and Edith, was played by Sally Struthers while Michael, or Meathead, was played by Rob Reiner.






Hands down one of the greatest shows ever made. M*A*S*H ran from 1972-1983 and had the biggest tv show finale ratings of all time. Starring Alan Alda and a crew of many, M*A*S*H tops our list as the greatest show from the 1970s. There never seem to be any good videos from the theme song but here is one of the best we found .


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