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List Rules Vite up your favorite cult shows that aired in the '70s

Trying to catch up on some classic television? These are the best 1970s cult TV series, ranked from best to worst by your votes. It's hard to put your finger on what makes a show a great 1970s cult TV series. Some of the best 70s cult TV shows are sci-fi based, some are even horror, and others gained their cult status from groundbreaking humor. One thing is for sure, the top 1970s cult TV series have very loyal fans.

What are some of the shows that appear on this best 1970s cult TV series list? Monty Python's Flying Circus quickly became a cult TV series during its four season run. Great sketch comedy, British wit and crazy characters kept comedy fans laughing week after week in the 1970s. Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In was another good cult show that aired in the 70s.

H.R. Pufnstuf may have been a children's show, but its trippy content also attracted a cult following of adults. Other good shows that appear on this top 1970s cult TV series list include Doomwatch, The Muppets Show and Dark Shadows.

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Monty Python's Flying Circus is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 1970s Cult TV Series
Monty Python's Flying Circus Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam

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The Six Million Dollar Man is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 1970s Cult TV Series
The Six Million Dollar Man Lee Majors, Richard Anderson, Martin E. Brooks

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Night Gallery is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 1970s Cult TV Series
Night Gallery Rod Serling, Gary Collins

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The Muppet Show is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 1970s Cult TV Series
The Muppet Show Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Richard Hunt

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Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 1970s Cult TV Series
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Dan Rowan, Dick Martin, Ruth Buzzi

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Doctor Who is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 1970s Cult TV Series
Doctor Who Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman, Matt Smith

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Dark Shadows is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 1970s Cult TV Series
Dark Shadows Jonathan Frid, Grayson Hall, Alexandra Isles

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H.R. Pufnstuf is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 1970s Cult TV Series
H.R. Pufnstuf Jack Wild, Billie Hayes, Lennie Weinrib

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UFO is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 1970s Cult TV Series
UFO Ed Bishop, Dolores Mantez, Michael Billington

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The Starlost is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 1970s Cult TV Series
Roger Meiklejohn added The Starlost Keir Dullea, Robin Ward, Gay Rowan

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Space: 1999 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 1970s Cult TV Series
Space: 1999 Martin Landau, Barbara Bain, Nick Tate

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The Tomorrow People is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 1970s Cult TV Series
The Tomorrow People Naomie Harris, Peter Davison, Francis de Wolff

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Doomwatch is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 1970s Cult TV Series
Doomwatch Robert Powell, Amanda Ooms, John Paul