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What is a list of top TV shows from the 1970s?

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Some of the most popular television shows from the 1970s include "M*A*S*H," "Sesame Street," "All in the Family," "Saturday Night Live" and "The Price is Right," according to CBS Entertainment's "TV" website. To search through the entire list of top television shows from the 1970's, go to the TV website, filter by the 1970's decade, and sort the list by "Popular."

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The following is a select list of popular television shows that aired sometime between 1970 and 1979. All of the information given below is from CBS Entertainment's "TV" website

  • "Happy Days"
  • "Happy Days" is a series that tells the story of the Cunningham family who lives in Milwaukee in the late 1950's. The show has many memorable characters that are still quoted today, such as Fonzie and Richie Cunningham.

  • "Sesame Street"
  • "Sesame Street" is an iconic children's television show that aired on PBS. Some of the most popular characters on "Sesame Street" include Big Bird and Elmo.

  • "Saturday Night Live"
  • "Saturday Night Live" is a sketch comedy show that first aired in 1975 and still plays into the 2014-2015 television season. Some actors that started out on "Saturday Night Live" in the 1970's and went on to become famous actors include Chevy Chase, John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd.

  • "Little House on the Prairie"
  • Little House on the Prairie was an NBC drama that was based on the autobiographies of Laura Ingalls Wilder.

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