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These are the best 1970s dark comedy TV shows, ranked from best to worst by user votes. From some of the top 70s dark comedy series that incorporated elements of horror into their storylines, to other great dark comedy shows that found humor in the most unlikely places, like a mobile army surgical unit. Some of the best 70s dark comedy shows even use sketch comedy to poke fun at dark content.

What shows will you find on this best 1970s dark comedy TV shows list? One of the best 70s dark comedy TV series has to be Monty Python's Flying Circus. This hilarious sketch show found humor in the most unexpected of places. Bewitched is another great dark comedy show that aired in the 1970s.

With sketches like “The Landshark,” “Mr. Bill” and “Consumer Probe,” Saturday Night Live brought dark comedy to the mainstream with its weekly broadcasts. Other good shows that appear on this top 1970s dark comedy TV shows list include Dark Shadows, All in the Family and Curse of Dracula.

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M*A*S*H is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 1970s Dark Comedy TV Shows
M*A*S*H Alan Alda, Wayne Rogers, Loretta Swi M*A*S*H is an American television series developed by Larry Gelbart, adapted from the 1970 feature film MASH. The series, which was produced in association with 20th Century Fox Television for ...more

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All in the Family is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 1970s Dark Comedy TV Shows
All in the Family Carroll O'Connor, Jean Stapleton, Rob Reiner All in the Family is an American sitcom that was originally broadcast on the CBS television network from January 12, 1971, to April 8, 1979. In September 1979, a new show, Archie Bunker's Place, ...more

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Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 1970s Dark Comedy TV Shows
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! Don Messick, Casey Kasem, Nicole Jaffe Scooby Doo, Where Are You! is the first incarnation of the long-running Hanna-Barbera Saturday morning cartoon series Scooby-Doo. Created by Joe Ruby and Ken Spears, it premiered on CBS ...more

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Bewitched is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 1970s Dark Comedy TV Shows
Bewitched Elizabeth Montgomery, Dick York, Dick Sargent Bewitched is an American TV situation comedy fantasy which was broadcast for eight seasons on ABC from 1964 to 1972. It was created by Sol Saks under executive director Harry Ackerman, and ...more

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Monty Python's Flying Circus is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 1970s Dark Comedy TV Shows
Monty Python's Flying Circus Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam Monty Python’s Flying Circus is a British sketch comedy series commissioned by David Attenborough, created by the comedy group Monty Python and broadcast by the BBC from 1969 to 1974. The shows ...more

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The Carol Burnett Show is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 1970s Dark Comedy TV Shows
The Carol Burnett Show Carol Burnett, Vicki Lawrence, Harvey Korman The Carol Burnett Show is an American variety/sketch comedy television show starring Carol Burnett, Harvey Korman, Vicki Lawrence and Lyle Waggoner. It originally ran on CBS from September 11, ...more

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Curse of Dracula is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 1970s Dark Comedy TV Shows
Curse of Dracula Michael Nouri, Louise Sorel

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Dark Shadows is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 1970s Dark Comedy TV Shows
Dark Shadows Jonathan Frid, Grayson Hall, Alexandra Isles Dark Shadows is an American gothic soap opera that originally aired weekdays on the ABC television network, from June 27, 1966, to April 2, 1971. The series became hugely popular when vampire ...more

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Tales of the Unexpected is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 1970s Dark Comedy TV Shows
Tales of the Unexpected John Houseman Tales of the Unexpected is a British television series which aired between 1979 and 1988. Each episode told a story, often with sinister and wryly comedic undertones, with an unexpected twist ...more