70s The Best 1970s Fantasy TV Series  

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List Rules Vote up your favorite fantasy TV shows that aired in the '70s - no sci-fi

These are the very best 1970s fantasy TV series, ranked from best to worst by user votes. Some of the best 1970s fantasy TV series took place in the unpredictable environments of outer space, while others integrated supernatural elements into their more earthly storylines. Some of the greatest 70s fantasy TV series even featured characters with awe inspiring super powers.

What shows will you find on this best 1970s fantasy TV series list? Dark Shadows is one of our favorites. Vampires, witches and lots of drama combined to make this fantasy-filled soap popular among viewers. Space: 1999 is another good fantasy TV show that aired in the 1970s.

Many 70s fantasy programs focused on the future, but Land of the Lost brought its characters back to prehistoric times. Other great shows that appear on this top 1970s fantasy TV series list include Wonder Woman, The Incredible Hulk and Night Gallery.

Which 70s fantasy show do you like the best? Give your favorites a thumbs up and get in on the conversation in the comments section.
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The Six Million Dollar Man is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 1970s Fantasy TV Series
The Six Million Dollar Man The Six Million Dollar Man is an American television series about a former astronaut with bionic implants working for a fictional government office known as OSI. The series is based on the ...more

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Wonder Woman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 1970s Fantasy TV Series
Wonder Woman Wonder Woman is an American television series based on the DC Comics comic book superheroine of the same name. Starring Lynda Carter as Wonder Woman/Diana Prince and Lyle Waggoner as Steve ...more

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The Incredible Hulk is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 1970s Fantasy TV Series
The Incredible Hulk The Incredible Hulk is an American television series based on the Marvel Comics character The Hulk. The series aired on the CBS television network and starred Bill Bixby as David Banner, Lou ...more

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Scooby-Doo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 1970s Fantasy TV Series
Scooby-Doo Scooby-Doo is an American animated cartoon franchise, comprising several animated television series produced from 1969 to the present day. The original series, Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!, was ...more

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Night Gallery is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 1970s Fantasy TV Series
Night Gallery Night Gallery is an American anthology series that aired on NBC from 1970 to 1973, featuring stories of horror and the macabre. Rod Serling, who had gained fame from an earlier series, The ...more

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The Bionic Woman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 1970s Fantasy TV Series
April Claridge-Elstob added The Bionic Woman The Bionic Woman is an American television series starring Lindsay Wagner that aired for three seasons between 1976 and 1978 as a spin-off from The Six Million Dollar Man. Wagner stars as tennis ...more

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Land of the Lost is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 1970s Fantasy TV Series
Land of the Lost Land of the Lost is a children's adventure television series created by David Gerrold and produced by Sid and Marty Krofft, who co-developed the series with Allan Foshko. During its original ...more

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Dark Shadows is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 1970s Fantasy TV Series
Dark Shadows 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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Kolchak: The Night Stalker is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 1970s Fantasy TV Series
Kolchak: The Night Stalker Kolchak: The Night Stalker is an American television series that aired on ABC during the 1974–1975 season. It featured a fictional Chicago newspaper reporter—Carl Kolchak, played by Darren ...more

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H.R. Pufnstuf is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 1970s Fantasy TV Series
H.R. Pufnstuf H.R. Pufnstuf is a children's television series produced by Sid and Marty Krofft in the United States. It was the first Krofft live-action, life-size puppet program. The seventeen episodes were ...more

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Space: 1999 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 1970s Fantasy TV Series
Space: 1999 Space: 1999 is a British-Italian science-fiction television series that ran for two seasons and originally aired from 1975 to 1977. In the opening episode, set in September 1999, nuclear waste ...more

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The Flying Nun is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 1970s Fantasy TV Series
The Flying Nun The Flying Nun is an American sitcom produced by Screen Gems for ABC based on the 1965 book The Fifteenth Pelican, by Tere Rios. It starred Sally Field as Sister Bertrille. The series originally ...more

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Alice is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 1970s Fantasy TV Series
Alice Alice is an American sitcom television series that ran from August 31, 1976 to March 19, 1985 on CBS. The series is based on the 1974 film Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore. The show stars Linda ...more

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UFO is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 1970s Fantasy TV Series
UFO UFO is a 1970 British television science fiction series about an alien invasion of Earth, created by Gerry Anderson and Sylvia Anderson with Reg Hill, and produced by the Andersons and Lew ...more

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The Tomorrow People is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 1970s Fantasy TV Series
The Tomorrow People The Tomorrow People is a British children's science fiction television series, created by Roger Price. Produced by Thames Television for the ITV Network, the series first ran from 1973 to 1979. ...more

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The Hilarious House of Frighte... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 1970s Fantasy TV Series
The Hilarious House of Frightenstein The Hilarious House of Frightenstein was a Canadian children's television series produced by Hamilton, Ontario's independent station CHCH-TV in 1971. It was syndicated to television stations ...more

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Far Out Space Nuts is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 1970s Fantasy TV Series
Far Out Space Nuts Far Out Space Nuts is a Sid and Marty Krofft children's television series that aired in 1975 for one season, and produced 15 episodes. It was one of only two Krofft series produced exclusively ...more

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Moonbase 3 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 1970s Fantasy TV Series
Moonbase 3 Moonbase 3 is a British science fiction television programme that ran for six episodes in 1973. It was a co-production between the BBC, 20th Century Fox and the American ABC network. Created by ...more

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Timeslip is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 1970s Fantasy TV Series
Timeslip Timeslip is a British children's science fiction television series made by ATV for the ITV network and broadcast between 1970 and 1971. The series centres on two children, Simon Randall and Liz ...more

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Doomwatch is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 1970s Fantasy TV Series
Doomwatch Doomwatch was a British science fiction television programme produced by the BBC, which ran on BBC1 between 1970 and 1972. The series was set in the then present-day, and dealt with a scientific ...more