The Best 1970s Crime Drama TV Shows

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Vote up your favorite crime dramas that aired on TV in the '70s

These are the best 1970s crime drama TV shows, ranked by user votes. There are some good '70s crime dramas that followed cops hot on the trail of criminals, there were some more focused on lawyers and trials, and still, there were some others about top-secret special agents! There was really something for everybody in the '70s. What are the top 1970s crime shows in your opinion? Vote up your favorites!

What shows will you find on this list of the best '70s crime drama TV shows? Crime-fighting women were all the rage in the 1970s with Charlie's Angels and The Mod Squad leading the pack. Starsky and Hutch was also a popular '70s crime series. Fun Fact: Starsky and Hutch was adapted into a 2004 film starring Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson. From '70s cop shows to detectives, crime drama ran the range. Throughout the 1970s, Peter Falk starred as the incomparable homicide detective Columbo on the TV series of the same name. Other good shows that appear on this top 1970s crime drama TV shows list include Ironside, The Streets of San Francisco, and Police Story.

What are the best '70s crime dramas? Did the shows you think were the best make this list? Vote up the 1970s cop shows you think are the best of the decade and see where the detective shows of the '70s you loved to watch rank.

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