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Head back to the heyday of the sitcom with this list of 1970s ABC comedy shows, ranked from best to worst by user votes. The best '70s ABC comedy shows were an eclectic bunch despite being almost entirely traditional sitcoms. Workplace comedies like Taxi, classic two-handers like The Odd Couple, and slapstick farces like Three's Company were all among the 1970s ABC comedies.

Which sitcoms will you find on our top '70s ABC comedy shows list? Family fun was abundant, as The Brady Bunch and The Partridge Family both made the cut for this list of great 1970s ABC comedy series. Eight Is Enough, which premiered late in the decade, is another funny '70s ABC comedy show.

For comedy fans who enjoy double entendres, Three's Company offered lots of laughs from Jack Tripper and his lovely roommates. Other top 1970s ABC comedy shows that appear on this list include Happy Days, Laverne & Shirley, and Mork & Mindy.

Do you have a favorite '70s ABC sitcom? Vote up the best comedies so they'll climb to the top of this list and please add any great shows we may have missed. And if you're a retro ABC junkie, check out the best 1970s ABC dramas and 1960s ABC comedies.
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Happy Days is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 1970s ABC Comedy Shows
Happy Days Ron Howard, Henry Winkler, Marion Ross

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Soap is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 1970s ABC Comedy Shows
Soap Rod Roddy, Katherine Helmond, Richard Mulligan

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Taxi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 1970s ABC Comedy Shows
Taxi Judd Hirsch, Jeff Conaway, Danny DeVito

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Three's Company is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 1970s ABC Comedy Shows
Three's Company John Ritter, Joyce DeWitt, Suzanne Somers

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The Brady Bunch is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 1970s ABC Comedy Shows
The Brady Bunch Robert Reed, Florence Henderson, Ann B. Davis

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Barney Miller is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 1970s ABC Comedy Shows
Barney Miller Hal Linden, Abe Vigoda, Steve Landesberg

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The Odd Couple is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 1970s ABC Comedy Shows
The Odd Couple Jack Klugman, Tony Randall, Penny Marshall

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Mork & Mindy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 1970s ABC Comedy Shows
Mork & Mindy Robin Williams, Pam Dawber, Ralph James

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Welcome Back, Kotter is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 1970s ABC Comedy Shows
Welcome Back, Kotter Gabe Kaplan, Ron Palillo, John Travolta

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Laverne & Shirley is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 1970s ABC Comedy Shows
Laverne & Shirley Penny Marshall, Cindy Williams, David L. Lander

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Eight Is Enough is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 1970s ABC Comedy Shows
Eight Is Enough Dick Van Patten, Lani O'Grady, Connie Needham

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The Love Boat is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 1970s ABC Comedy Shows
The Love Boat Gavin MacLeod, Bernie Kopell, Ted Lange

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The Partridge Family is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 1970s ABC Comedy Shows
The Partridge Family Shirley Jones, David Cassidy, Susan Dey

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The Texas Wheelers is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 1970s ABC Comedy Shows
The Texas Wheelers Mark Hamill, Gary Busey, Jack Elam

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The Paul Lynde Show is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 1970s ABC Comedy Shows
The Paul Lynde Show Jerry Stiller, Paul Lynde, Anne Meara

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Love, American Style is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 1970s ABC Comedy Shows
Love, American Style Jo Anne Worley, Phyllis Davis, Carol Wayne

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Nanny and the Professor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 1970s ABC Comedy Shows
Nanny and the Professor Kim Richards, Juliet Mills, Richard Long

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What's Happening!! is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 1970s ABC Comedy Shows
What's Happening!! Fred Berry, Danielle Spencer, Shirley Hemphill

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On The Rocks is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 1970s ABC Comedy Shows
On The Rocks Tom Poston, Patrick Cranshaw, Hal Williams

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Temperatures Rising is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 1970s ABC Comedy Shows
Temperatures Rising Paul Lynde, Joan Van Ark, Cleavon Little