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List of the best television programs from the 1960s, as ranked by television fans. It was in the 60s that television first began to produce "water cooler" programs. These were shows that needed to be discussed right away. If you missed a certain program, it was possible that you’d miss out on a huge cultural event. Shows like "Dragnet," "The Fugitive," and "The Avengers" offered suspense and action to large audiences. Sitcoms, and those who starred in them, were huge phenomenons.  

Shows like "The Dick Van Dyke Show," "The Donna Reed Show" and "The Andy Griffith Show" were showcases for the biggest talents in the United States. Other sitcoms like "Gilligan’s Island," "I Dream of Jeannie," and "Bewitched" were huge hits that were remembered for decades to come. "The Carol Burnett Show" was the beginning of the variety and sketch show trend that would continue into the 70s, 80s, and 90s.

What are your favorite shows from the 60s? What were the most memorable programs from that era? This list features the top television shows of the1960s, that would go on to be remembered in television history.

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298 106
The Twilight Zone is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows

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2
263 110
Star Trek: The Original Series is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows

3
275 97
The Andy Griffith Show is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows

4
205 113
I Dream of Jeannie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows

5
243 106
Bewitched is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows
Bewitched 1964

6
250 88
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows

7
229 110
The Beverly Hillbillies is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows

8
227 100
Batman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows
Batman 1966

9
238 109
The Addams Family is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows

10
239 111
Gilligan's Island is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows

11
184 88
Bonanza is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows
Bonanza 1959

12
165 81
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows
Greer Baudreau added The Jetsons 1962

13
204 88
Get Smart is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows
Greer Baudreau added Get Smart 1965

14
205 93
The Dick Van Dyke Show is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows

15
148 96
Green Acres is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows

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16
174 75
Mission: Impossible is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows

17
228 89
The Munsters is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows

18
162 71
Leave It to Beaver is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows
Greer Baudreau added Leave It to Beaver 1957

19
197 82
The Carol Burnett Show is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows

20
183 95
Hogan's Heroes is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows

21
126 86
Gunsmoke is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows
Gunsmoke 1955

22
121 70
The Tonight Show Starring John... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows
Greer Baudreau added The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1962

23
147 96
The Fugitive is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows

24
156 106
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows

25
99 65
Perry Mason is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows
slaft added Perry Mason 1957

26
150 77
The Wild Wild West is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows
Greer Baudreau added The Wild Wild West 1965

27
140 90
The Brady Bunch is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows

28
129 46
Alfred Hitchcock Presents is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows

29
141 57
Walt Disney's Wonderful World ... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows
Greer Baudreau added Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color 1954

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30
140 97
The Avengers is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows

31
114 81
The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows
Greer Baudreau added The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show 1959

32
114 86
McHale's Navy is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows

33
110 63
My Three Sons is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows
IanHarvey added My Three Sons 1960

34
138 89
The Monkees is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows

35
120 54
Scooby-Doo is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows
Greer Baudreau added Scooby-Doo 1969

36
122 80
Mister Ed is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows
Mister Ed 1961

37
97 40
A Charlie Brown Christmas is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows

38
103 66
Hawaii Five-O is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows
slaft added Hawaii Five-O 1968

39
85 84
Flipper is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows
Flipper 1964

40
148 83
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows

41
92 38
It's the Great Pumpkin, Charli... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows

42
118 84
Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows

43
92 44
The Bob Newhart Show is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows

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44
121 50
The Outer Limits is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows
nja1229 added The Outer Limits 1995

45
87 59
The Dean Martin Show is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows
RobLein added The Dean Martin Show 1965

46
81 53
Wild Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows
RobLein added Wild Kingdom 1963

47
100 58
Petticoat Junction is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows
IanHarvey added Petticoat Junction 1963

48
127 81
Lost in Space is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows

49
72 66
The Big Valley is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows
Greer Baudreau added The Big Valley 1965

50
96 72
The Lucy Show is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best '60s TV Shows