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The Best 1960s CBS Comedy Shows 

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List Rules Vote up your favorite CBS comedies that aired on TV in the '60s

These are the best 1960s CBS comedy shows ranked from best to worst by user votes. From good 1960s CBS comedy TV series that were based on family life to others that incorporated far off deserted islands. Many of the best 60s CBS comedy shows are even still popular in reruns to this day. That's the true mark of a great television show.

What series will you find on this best 1960s CBS comedy shows list? The Dick Van Dyke Show appears near the top of our list. This good 60s CBS comedy series had an all-star cast which included Mary Tyler Moore, Carl Reiner and Dick Van Dyke himself. Mr. Ed was also a popular comedy show that aired on CBS in the 1960s.

Magic happened when CBS combined a movie star, professor, skipper, millionaire and more on the hilarious program Gilligan's Island. Other good shows that appear on this top CBS comedy series list include Dennis the Menace, The Munsters and Hogan's Heroes.

Which CBS comedy from the 1960s is your favorite? Give the best shows a thumbs up and share some of your favorite episodes in the comments section.
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The Andy Griffith Show ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 1960s CBS Comedy Shows
Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts

Premiered: 1960

The Andy Griffith Show is an American sitcom, which originally ran on CBS from October 3, 1960 to April 1, 1968. The show, a semi-spin-off from an episode of The Danny Thomas Show, starred Andy ...more

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The Dick Van Dyke Show ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 1960s CBS Comedy Shows
Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore, Rose Marie

Premiered: 1961

The Dick Van Dyke Show is an American television sitcom that initially aired on CBS from October 3, 1961, until June 1, 1966. The show was created by Carl Reiner and starred Dick Van Dyke, Rose ...more

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The Beverly Hillbillies ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 1960s CBS Comedy Shows
RobLein added Buddy Ebsen, Donna Douglas, Irene Ryan

Premiered: 1962

The Beverly Hillbillies is an American sitcom originally broadcast for nine seasons on CBS from September 26, 1962 to March 23, 1971, starring Buddy Ebsen, Irene Ryan, Donna Douglas, and Max ...more

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My Three Sons is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 1960s CBS Comedy Shows
Fred MacMurray, Stanley Livingston, Don Grady

Premiered: 1960

My Three Sons is an American situation comedy. The series ran from 1960 to 1965 on ABC, and moved to CBS until its end on August 24, 1972. My Three Sons chronicles the life of widower and ...more

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Gilligan's Island is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 1960s CBS Comedy Shows
Bob Denver, Alan Hale Jr., Jim Backus

Premiered: 1964

Gilligan's Island is an American sitcom created and produced by Sherwood Schwartz via United Artists Television. The show had an ensemble cast that featured Bob Denver, Alan Hale, Jr., Jim ...more

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The Munsters is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 1960s CBS Comedy Shows
Fred Gwynne, Al Lewis, Yvonne De Carlo

Premiered: 1964

The Munsters is an American television sitcom depicting the home life of a family of benign monsters. It stars Fred Gwynne as Herman Munster and Yvonne De Carlo as his wife, Lily Munster. The ...more

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Hogan's Heroes is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 1960s CBS Comedy Shows
Bob Crane, Werner Klemperer, John Banner

Premiered: 1965

Hogan's Heroes is an American television sitcom set in a German prisoner during WWII. It ran for 168 episodes from September 17, 1965, to April 4, 1971, on the CBS network. Bob Crane starred as ...more

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Green Acres is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 1960s CBS Comedy Shows
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Premiered: 1965

Green Acres is an American sitcom starring Eddie Albert and Eva Gabor as a couple who move from New York City to a rural country farm. Produced by Filmways as a sister show to Petticoat ...more

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Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 1960s CBS Comedy Shows
Jim Nabors, William Christopher, Allan Melvin

Premiered: 1964

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Mister Ed is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 1960s CBS Comedy Shows
Allan Lane, Alan Young, Connie Hines

Premiered: 1961

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Petticoat Junction is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 1960s CBS Comedy Shows
Edgar Buchanan, Linda Henning, Bea Benaderet

Premiered: 1963

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Dennis the Menace is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 1960s CBS Comedy Shows
Mary Wickes, Charles Lane, Jay North

Premiered: 1959

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My Favorite Martian is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 1960s CBS Comedy Shows
Bill Bixby, Ray Walston, J. Pat O'Malley

Premiered: 1963

My Favorite Martian is an American television sitcom that aired on CBS from September 29, 1963, to May 1, 1966, for 107 episodes. The show starred Ray Walston as Uncle Martin and Bill Bixby as ...more

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Family Affair is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 1960s CBS Comedy Shows
Brian Keith, Nancy Walker, Anissa Jones

Premiered: 1966

Family Affair is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from September 12, 1966 to March 4, 1971. The series explored the trials of well-to-do civil engineer and bachelor Bill Davis as he ...more

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The Lucy Show is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 1960s CBS Comedy Shows
Lucille Ball, Gale Gordon, Vivian Vance

Premiered: 1962

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The Many Loves of Dobie ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 1960s CBS Comedy Shows
Dwayne Hickman, Bob Denver, Frank Faylen

Premiered: 1959

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The Jack Benny Program ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 1960s CBS Comedy Shows
Mel Blanc, Jack Benny, Dennis Day

Premiered: 1950

The Jack Benny Program, starring Jack Benny, is a radio-TV comedy series that ran for more than three decades and is generally regarded as a high-water mark in 20th-century American comedy.

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Hazel is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 1960s CBS Comedy Shows
Hazel Shirley Booth, Bobby Buntrock, Don DeFore

Premiered: 1961

Hazel is an American sitcom about a fictional live-in maid named Hazel Burke and her employers, the Baxters. The five-season, 154-episode series aired in primetime from September 28, 1961, to ...more

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The Doris Day Show is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 1960s CBS Comedy Shows
Doris Day, Rose Marie, Peter Lawford

Premiered: 1968

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It's About Time is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 1960s CBS Comedy Shows
Imogene Coca, Mike Mazurki, Joe E. Ross

Premiered: 1966

It's About Time is an American fantasy/science-fiction comedy TV series that aired on CBS for one season of 26 episodes in 1966–1967. The series was created by Sherwood Schwartz, and used sets, ...more
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He & She is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 1960s CBS Comedy Shows
Paula Prentiss, Richard Benjamin, Kenneth Mars

Premiered: 1967

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Pete and Gladys is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 1960s CBS Comedy Shows
Harry Morgan, Verna Felton, Gale Gordon

Premiered: 1960

Pete and Gladys is an American situation comedy television series starring Harry Morgan and Cara Williams that aired on CBS on Mondays at 8:00 p.m. Eastern and Pacific time for two seasons, ...more
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My Living Doll is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 1960s CBS Comedy Shows
Julie Newmar, Robert Cummings, Henry Beckman

Premiered: 1964

My Living Doll is an American science fiction sitcom that aired for 26 episodes on CBS from September 27, 1964 to March 17, 1965. This series was produced by Jack Chertok and was filmed at ...more

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Bringing Up Buddy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best 1960s CBS Comedy Shows
Frank Aletter, Doro Merande, Enid Markey

Premiered: 1960

Bringing Up Buddy is an American situation comedy which aired on CBS during the 1960–1961 season.