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List Rules Vote up your favorite medical series that aired in the '70s

These are the best 1970s medical TV shows, ranked from best to worst by your votes. From some great 70s medical TV shows that were distinctly dramas to others that mixed it up with some comedy, there are a variety of shows on this list. But the best of the best is up to you. What is the top 1970s medical TV series? Vote up your favorites!

What are some of the shows that appear on this best 1970s medical TV shows list? M*A*S*H gave viewers a glimpse at what it was like to work at a Mobile Army Surgical Hospital during the Korean War. The show's quick-witted humor added to its popularity. General Hospital was another good medical show that aired during the 1970s.

The title character of Marcus Welby, M.D. had a caring bedside manner that was enjoyed by his patients and the shows viewers alike. Other great shows that appear on this top 1970s medical TV shows list include Emergency!, Dr. Simon Locke and Temperatures Rising.

Do you have a favorite 1970s medical show? Vote the best series up to No. 1!
M*A*S*H is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 1970s Medical TV Shows
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M*A*S*H


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 CBS, follows a team of doctors and support staff stationed at the "4077th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital" in ...more

Actors: Alan Alda, Wayne Rogers, Loretta Swi

Premiered: 1972

Number of Seasons: 11

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#4 on The Best CBS Comedies of All Time

#7 on The Best Sitcoms of the 1980s

#1 on The Best CBS Shows of All Time

#8 on The TV Shows with the Best Writing

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Medical Center is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 1970s Medical TV Shows
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Medical Center


Medical Center is a medical drama series which aired on CBS from 1969 to 1976. It was produced by MGM Television. ...more

Actors: James Daly, Chad Everett, Chris Hutson

Premiered: 1969

Number of Seasons: 7

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Emergency!


Emergency! is an American television series that combines the medical drama and action-adventure genres. It was produced by Mark VII Limited and distributed by Universal Studios. It debuted as a midseason replacement on January 15, 1972, on NBC, replacing the two short-lived series The Partners and ...more

Actors: Randolph Mantooth, Kevin Tighe, Julie London

Premiered: 1972

Number of Seasons: 6

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Quincy, M.E. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 1970s Medical TV Shows
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Quincy, M.E.


Quincy, M.E. is an American television series from Universal Studios that aired from October 3, 1976, to September 5, 1983, on NBC. It stars Jack Klugman in the title role, a Los Angeles County medical examiner. Inspired by the book Where Death Delights by Marshall Houts, a former FBI agent, the ...more

Actors: Jack Klugman, John S. Ragin, Robert Ito

Premiered: 1976

Number of Seasons: 8

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#18 on The Best NBC Dramas of All Time

#42 on The Best Serial Cop Dramas of All Time

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