Monday, November 07, 2016

Tom's Top TV Shows Of All Time

This is my own personal list of Top TV shows.  Just a few rules: no daytime shows (Soul Train, American Bandstand), no mini-series (Roots), no short run series that disappear for a few year then come back (Sherlock, Luther) and no Game Shows (Jeopardy).   The list has shows that may not be critical favorites, but were part of my youth, so fond memories win out.

1.  Twilight Zone
2.  Honeymooners
3.  Sopranos
4.  Happy Days
5.  Monty Python's Flying Circus
6.  Wire
7.  M*A*S*H
8.  Breaking Bad
9.  Saturday Night Live
10. Office (U.K.)
11. Sesame Street
12. Tonight Show with Johnny Carson
13. Late Show with David Letterman
14. Daily Show with Jon Stewart
15. Star Trek
16. Game of Thrones
17. Carol Burnett Show
18. All In The Family
19. Taxi
20. I Love Lucy
21. Mary Tyler Moore Show
22. Rockford Files
23. SCTV
24. Mad Men
25. Barney Miller
26. WKRP In Cincinnati
27. Muppet Show
28. Andy Griffith Show
29. Deadwood
30. Fugitive
31. Lost
32. Orange Is The New Black
33. Gunsmoke
34. Get Smart
35. Seinfeld
36. Mystery Science Theater 3000
37. Office (U.S.)
38. Simpsons
39. Curb Your Enthusiasm
40. Wonder Years
41. Police Squad
42. 60 Minutes
43. Larry Sanders Show
44. Magnum P.I.
45. True Blood
46. Your Show of Shows
47. Cheeers
48. Dick Van Dyke Show
49. Bob Newhart Show
50. Chappelle's Show
51. Freaks and Geeks
52. Odd Couple
53. Ed Sullivan Show
54. Late Night with Conan O'Brien
55. Flintsones
56. Walking Dead
57. Monkees
58. Partridge Family
59. Brady Bunch
60. American Idol
61. Flip Wilson Show
62. Shield
63. Rectify
64. Bonanza
65. Good Times
66. Jeffersons
67. Cosby Show
68. Louie
69. 30 Rock
70. Hawaii Five-O  (70's)
71. Phil Silvers Show
72. Moonlighting
73. Key & Peele
74. Welcome Back, Kotter
75. Starsky & Hutch
76. Hill Street Blues
77. In Living Color
78. Family Ties
79. Parks and Recreation
80. Columbo
81. Beverly Hillbillies
82. Munsters
83. Addams Family
84. Justified
85. X-Files
86. Rat Patrol
87. Jetsons
88. Bewitched
89. Dean Martin Show
90. Hogan's Heroes
91. Jack Benny Program
92. Sanford and Son
93. Three's Company
94. Glee
95. Twin Peaks
96. Miami Vice
97. Fawlty Towers
98. Batman
99. Ernie Kovacs Show
100. Girls
101. Mod Squad

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