These are the best 1970s action TV series, ranked from best to worst by user votes. The legendary, great '70s action shows were genre defining, and the mark of truly good 1970s action shows was the shows lasting impact on the cultural zeitgeist. Fun fact, a few of the greatest 1970s action TV series were even based on books and comics and many of these old action shows have also been rebooted for the modern audience.
What shows will you find on this top 1970s action TV shows list? Charlie's Angels was one of the most popular action series of the decade. This girl-power crime drama had all the action and all the fashion that viewers were craving. Wonder Woman is another great female-led action TV series from the 1970s.
Dr. Who is one of the longest running series of all time and it was quite popular in the 1970s. The Third and Fourth Doctor, played by Jon Pertwee and Tom Baker respectfully, were featured during the 70s. Other good shows on this list of the greatest '70s action TV series include The Incredible Hulk, Thunderbirds and The Mod Squad.
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