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The Best British Sitcoms Of The '70s

Updated April 14, 2021 13.3k votes 2.4k voters 146.4k views39 items

List RulesVote up your favorite UK comedy shows that aired between 1970 and 1979.

These are the best 1970s British sitcoms, ranked from best to worst by user votes. Some top '70s British comedy shows are full of silly slapstick comedy, while others veered more towards politically incorrect humor. A few of the funniest 1970s British sitcoms were even adapted into American comedies.

What British 1970s TV comedies will you find on this list? Fawlty Towers was a favorite comedy show among critics and fans. John Cleese starred as Basil Fawlty throughout the series run from 1975 – 1979. Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? is another good show that aired on British television in the 1970s.

Serving time in prison never seemed funnier than when it was portrayed on the BBC1 comedy show Porridge. Other good series that appear on this list of the top 1970s British comedies include old British sitcoms Last of the Summer Wine, Man About the House and The Good Life.

Do you have favorite British comedy TV shows from the '70s? Take a look at this list and vote your favorites up to the top.

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