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 list of TV's best 1970s cult classics? 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.
What are the best '70s cult TV shows? Did the shows you think were the best make this list? Vote up the 1970s cult classics you think are the best of the decade and see where the cult TV shows of the '70s you loved to watch rank.
- Kermit, Miss Piggy and other Muppets welcome guest stars.
- Actors: Frank Oz, Richard Hunt, Dave Goelz, Jim Henson, Jerry Nelson
- Premiered: January 30, 1974
- Genres: Kids
- A collection of short supernatural plays.
- Actors: Rod Serling, Gary Collins
- Premiered: December 16, 1970
- Genres: Science Fiction
- Photo: Wikimedia Commons / CC-BYScientists save an astronaut by implanting him with high-tech devices.
- Actors: Lee Majors, Richard Anderson
- Premiered: March 7, 1973
- Genres: Adventure
- Humorous skits from the British comedy troupe.
- Actors: John Cleese, Terry Jones, Graham Chapman, Michael Palin, Eric Idle
- Premiered: October 5, 1969
- Genres: Comedy