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List Rules Vote up your favorite CBS TV Series that aired on TV in the '70s

The best 1970s CBS shows come in all shapes and sizes. That's what the best of the best is all about. It's not just one genre. With that in mind, some of the good 70s CBS series on this list are dramas while the other great shows on this list are comedies. Many of the best 1970s CBS TV series are still popular today because great entertainment that is truly great always stands the test of time. That's what greatness is.

What series will you find on this best 1970s CBS shows list? The Mary Tyler Moore Show was a hilarious sitcom which ran from 1970 – 1977. It took home multiple Emmy Awards throughout its seven season run. The Mary Tyler Moore Show spin-offs Rhoda and Phyllis also appear on this top 70s CBS TV series list.

There were also several great dramas airing on CBS throughout the 1970s including Gunsmoke, Kojak and The Waltons. Other good shows that appear on this top 70s CBS series list include The Bob Newhart Show, My Three Sons and Good Times.

Do you have a favorite 70s show that ran on CBS? Give the best series a thumbs up and get in on the conversation in the comments section.
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The Mary Tyler Moore Show is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Shows
The Mary Tyler Moore Show Mary Tyler Moore, Edward Asner, Gavin MacLeod

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All in the Family is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Shows
All in the Family Carroll O'Connor, Jean Stapleton, Rob Reiner

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The Bob Newhart Show is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Shows
The Bob Newhart Show Bob Newhart, Suzanne Pleshette, Bill Daily

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My Three Sons is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Shows
My Three Sons Fred MacMurray, Stanley Livingston, Don Grady

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Good Times is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Shows
Good Times BernNadette Stanis, Ralph Carter, Jimmie Walker

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Rhoda is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Shows
Rhoda Valerie Harper, Julie Kavner, Lorenzo Music

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The Jeffersons is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Shows
The Jeffersons Isabel Sanford, Sherman Hemsley, Marla Gibbs

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Maude is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Shows
Maude Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, Conrad Bain

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One Day at a Time is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Shows
One Day at a Time Valerie Bertinelli, Bonnie Franklin, Pat Harrington Jr.

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Mission: Impossible is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Shows
Mission: Impossible Peter Graves, Barbara Bain, Greg Morris

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Barnaby Jones is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Shows
Barnaby Jones Lee Meriwether, Buddy Ebsen, John Carter

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Wonder Woman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Shows
Wonder Woman Lynda Carter, Lyle Waggoner, Tom Kratochvil

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Cannon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Shows
Cannon William Conrad, Patrick Culliton, Tom Pittman

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Kojak is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Shows
Kojak Telly Savalas, Dan Frazer, Kevin Dobson

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The Waltons is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Shows
The Waltons Jon Walmsley, Mary Beth McDonough, Eric Scott

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Phyllis is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Shows
Phyllis Cloris Leachman, Henry Jones, Jane Rose

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Mannix is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Shows
Robert Crain added Mannix Robert Reed, Mike Connors, Nancy Kovack

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Gunsmoke is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Shows
Gunsmoke James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake

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Medical Center is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Shows
Medical Center James Daly, Chad Everett, Chris Hutson

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The Doris Day Show is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Shows
The Doris Day Show Doris Day, Rose Marie, Peter Lawford

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Here's Lucy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Shows
Here's Lucy Lucille Ball, Gale Gordon, Lucie Arnaz

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Logan's Run is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Shows
Logan's Run Gregory Harrison, Heather Menzies-Urich, Donald Moffat

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The Betty White Show is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Shows
The Betty White Show Betty White, John Hillerman, Georgia Engel

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Anna and the King is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Shows
Anna and the King Yul Brynner, Rosalind Chao, Samantha Eggar