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The Best 1960s CBS Comedy Shows

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List RulesVote 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 Show1
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    The Andy Griffith Show

    Andy Griffith, Ron Howard

    Premiered1960

    The Andy Griffith Show is an American sitcom, which originally ran on CBS from October 3, 1960...  more

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  • The Dick Van Dyke Show2
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    The Dick Van Dyke Show

    Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore

    Premiered1961

    The Dick Van Dyke Show is an American television sitcom that initially aired on CBS from...  more

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  • The Beverly Hillbillies3
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    The Beverly Hillbillies

    Buddy Ebsen, Donna Douglas

    Premiered1962

    The Beverly Hillbillies is an American sitcom originally broadcast for nine seasons on CBS...  more

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  • Gilligan's Island4
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    Gilligan's Island

    Bob Denver, Alan Hale Jr.

    Premiered1964

    Gilligan's Island is an American sitcom created and produced by Sherwood Schwartz via United...  more

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  • The Munsters5
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    The Munsters

    Fred Gwynne, Al Lewis

    Premiered1964

    The Munsters is an American television sitcom depicting the home life of a family of benign...  more

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  • Hogan's Heroes6
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    Hogan's Heroes

    Bob Crane, Werner Klemperer

    Premiered1965

    Hogan's Heroes is an American television sitcom set in a German prisoner during WWII. It ran...  more

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  • Green Acres7
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    Green Acres

    Eddie Albert, Eva Gabor

    Premiered1965

    Green Acres is an American sitcom starring Eddie Albert and Eva Gabor as a couple who move...  more

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  • Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.8
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    Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.

    Jim Nabors, William Christopher

    Premiered1964

    Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. is an American situation comedy that originally aired on CBS from...  more
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  • Mister Ed9
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    Mister Ed

    Allan Lane, Alan Young

    Premiered1961

    Mister Ed is an American television situation comedy produced by Filmways that first aired in...  more

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  • Petticoat Junction10
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    Petticoat Junction

    Edgar Buchanan, Linda Henning

    Premiered1963

    Petticoat Junction is an American situation comedy produced by Wayfilms that originally aired...  more
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  • Dennis the Menace11
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    Dennis the Menace

    Mary Wickes, Charles Lane

    Premiered1959

    Dennis the Menace is an American sitcom based on the Hank Ketcham comic strip of the same name...  more

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  • My Three Sons12
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    My Three Sons

    Fred MacMurray, Stanley Livingston

    Premiered1960

    My Three Sons is an American situation comedy. The series ran from 1960 to 1965 on ABC, and...  more

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  • Family Affair13
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    Family Affair

    Brian Keith, Nancy Walker

    Premiered1966

    Family Affair is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from September 12, 1966 to March 4,...  more

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  • My Favorite Martian14
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    My Favorite Martian

    Bill Bixby, Ray Walston

    Premiered1963

    My Favorite Martian is an American television sitcom that aired on CBS from September 29,...  more

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  • The Lucy Show15
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    The Lucy Show

    Lucille Ball, Gale Gordon

    Premiered1962

    The Lucy Show is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from 1962–68. It was Lucille Ball's...  more

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  • Make Room for Daddy16
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    Make Room for Daddy

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  • The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis17
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    The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis

    Dwayne Hickman, Bob Denver

    Premiered1959

    The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from September 29, 1959...  more

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  • The Jack Benny Program18
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    The Jack Benny Program

    Mel Blanc, Jack Benny

    Premiered1950

    The Jack Benny Program, starring Jack Benny, is a radio-TV comedy series that ran for more...  more

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  • The Doris Day Show19
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    The Doris Day Show

    Doris Day, Rose Marie

    Premiered1968

    The Doris Day Show is an American sitcom that was originally broadcast on the CBS Television...  more
  • Hazel20
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    Hazel

    Shirley Booth, Bobby Buntrock

    Premiered1961

    Hazel is an American sitcom about a fictional live-in maid named Hazel Burke and her...  more
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  • It's About Time21
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    It's About Time

    Imogene Coca, Mike Mazurki

    Premiered1966

    It's About Time is an American fantasy/science-fiction comedy TV series that aired on CBS for...  more
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  • He & She22
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    He & She

    Paula Prentiss, Richard Benjamin

    Premiered1967

    He & She is an American sitcom that aired on the CBS television network as part of its...  more
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  • Pete and Gladys23
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    Pete and Gladys

    Harry Morgan, Verna Felton

    Premiered1960

    Pete and Gladys is an American situation comedy television series starring Harry Morgan and...  more
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  • My Living Doll24
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    My Living Doll

    Julie Newmar, Robert Cummings

    Premiered1964

    My Living Doll is an American science fiction sitcom that aired for 26 episodes on CBS from...  more
  • Bringing Up Buddy25
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    Bringing Up Buddy

    Frank Aletter, Doro Merande

    Premiered1960

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