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Gary OS

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1. Gunsmoke 2. The Lone Ranger 3. My Three Sons 4. Wild, Wild West 5. Family Affair 6. The Fugitive 7. Bewitched 8. I Dream of Jeannie. 9. Gilligan's Island 10. The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet.

I love that list, William!!!
 

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You've inspired me. Here's a list of ten favorite TV shows, not necessary my picks for best, but those I will watch again and again. In alphabetical order:

Bones
Columbo
Firefly
Homicide: Life on the Street
Person of Interest
Peter Gunn
The Prisoner
Route 66
Star Trek (TOS)
The Wire

For fun, here's a list (slightly overlapping) of favorite shows that only lasted a single season.

Eerie, Indiana
Ellery Queen Mysteries
Elvis: The Series
Firefly
Freaks and Geeks
Johnny Staccato
The Middleman
The Prisoner
Shannon's Deal
The Westerner
 

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My 10 favourite series seen so far are:

DROP THE DEAD DONKEY (U.K.) Number one favourite comedy series
THE STORY OF FILM -AN ODYSSEY (U.K.) Amazing history of film from the very beginning to today. A must see for anyone interested in cinema from around the world.
FAULTY TOWERS (U.K.)
ARE YOU BEING SERVED (U.K.)
GOLDEN GIRLS (U.S.A.)
NAKED CITY (U.S.A.)
CITIES OF THE UNDERWORLD (U.S.A.) Best documentary series.
DINOSAURS (U.S.A.) Best animated series.
THE CIVIL WAR -Ken Burns masterpiece (U.S.A.)
THE TIME TUNNEL (U.S.A.)
 

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Have Gun Will Travel
Life & Legend of Wyatt Earp
The Untouchables
Yancy Derringer
Trackdown
Maverick
Longmire
N.C.I.S. & N.C.I.S Los Angeles
Bonanza (only the first six years)
Paradise (Lee Horsely)
Cheyenne

I basically love the old TV Westerns and seldom watch anything else.
 

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--Have Gun Will Travel

--M Squad

--Wanted Dead or Alive

--The Untouchables

--The Bob Newhart Show

--The Streets of San Francisco

--Emergency!

--Barney Miller

--Kate & Allie

--Riptide
 

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Not in Top 10 placement order, but here are mine:

Barney Miller
The Bob Newhart Show
Burns & Allen
Get Smart
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (the Comedy Central / Sci-Fi Channel version)
Columbo
Dallas (original version)
Dark Shadows (original version)
In the Heat of the Night
Twilight Zone (original version)

Some shows have a particular season or era that I love, but the entire series isn’t enough to make my 10 faves. For example, I love the 1st 4 seasons of MASH (the Larry Gelbart era) but the rest I find occasionally good but with a lot more skippable than rewatchable episodes. Same with Sanford & Son - wonderful 1st 3 seasons; but with Season 4 when Redd Foxx returned from his strike, there were new writers and producers, and quality became much more hit or miss in my opinion. So it’s still high on my faves list, but not top 10.
Bob Newhart. Growing up I watched new episodes and syndicated repeats and never tired of it. The frequent absurb/dark humour seems (to me) influential on my favourite US sitcom of the nineties, NewsRadio. ❤️
 
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Doctor Who (1963-1989}
Bob Newhart
NewsRadio
Six Feet Under
The Venture Bros
The Leftovers

That list is pretty much etched in stone.

Scribbled underneath might be...

Legion
Fargo
Life On Mars/Ashes to Ashes (UK)
As Time Goes By (UK)
Engrenages [Spiral] (France)



[ I'll likely be back to edit later, making some additions ]
 

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1. I Love Lucy
2. Star Trek TOS
3. Bewitched
4. The Mary Tyler Moore Show
5. Frasier
6. The Twilight Zone
7. WKRP in Cincinnati
8. Star Trek TNG
9. Friends
10. Will & Grace

That was tough! Makes me happy to see Star Trek TOS on so many lists.
 

daddyora

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Some great ones already mentioned but a few favorites:

Combat!
Star Trek
Wanted, Dead or Alive
Sledge Hammer
Cheers
Married, with Children
Have Gun Will Travel
Mr. Lucky
Kelsey Grammer's series - can't recall the name
 

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There was another good one about some guy riding a Harley Sportster around the country ...
 

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There was another good one about some guy riding a Harley Sportster around the country ...

Then Came Bronson
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