Wikipedia can really send you into a wild time-sucking spiral of list making and nostalgia. First here is a list of my top 25 most loved shows from the last 45 years.

And now, as if that isn’t enough, here is a complete list of all the shows I loved from beginning to end.

1970s – Childhood and Elementary School

  • Sesame Street (1969-present)
  • Laugh-In (1968-1973) (mostly in reruns later in life)
  • Monty Pyton’s Flying Circus (1969-1974)
  • The Goodies (1970-1982)
  • The Odd Couple (1970-1975)
  • Electric Company (1971-1977)
  • Underdog (164-1967) (reruns)
  • Rocky and Bullwinkle (1959-1964) (reruns)
  • Gilligan’s Island (1964-1967) (reruns)
  • All in the Family (1971-1979) 
  • M*A*S*H (1972-1983)
  • Sanford and Son (1972-1977)
  • The Six Million Dollar Man (1973-1978)
  • Schoolhouse Rock (1973-1985)
  • Happy Days (1974-1984)
  • Chico and the Man (1974-1978)
  • Good Times (1974-1979)
  • Land of the Lost (1974-1977)
  • Hong Kong Phooey (1974)
  • S.W.A.T (1975-1976) 
  • Barney Miller (1975-1982)
  • Welcome Back, Kotter (1975-1979)
  • Fawlty Towers (1975, 1979)
  • NBC’s Saturday Night (Live) (1975-present)
  • Wonder Woman (1976)
  • Battle of the Network Stars (1976-1988)
  • The Bionic Woman (1976-1978)
  • Charlie’s Angels (1976-1981)
  • The Gong Show (1976-1989)
  • The Krofft Supershow (1976-1978)
  • Mr. T and Tina (1976)
  • The Muppet Show (1976-1981)
  • Second City Television (1976-1984)
  • The Incredible Hulk (1977-1982)
  • The Richard Pryor Show (1977)
  • Man from Atlantis (1977-1978)
  • This Week in Baseball  (1977)
  • Quark (1977)
  • Soap (1977-1981)
  • Blansky’s Beauties (1977)
  • Battle Star Galactica (1978-1979)
  • Mork & Mindy (1978-1982)
  • Taxi (1978-1983)
  • WKRP in Cincinnati (1978-1982)
1980s – Middle and Upper School

  • The David Letterman Morning Show (1980)
  • Fridays (1980-1982)
  • Pink Lady (1980) 
  • Tenspeed and Brown Shoe (1980)
  • Hill Street Blues (1981-1987)
  • Late Night with David Letterman (1982-1993)
  • St. Elsewhere (1982-1988)
  • Square Pegs (1982-1983)
  • The A-Team (1983-1987)
  • Bay City Blues (1983)
  • Buffalo Bill (1983-1984)
  • Not Necessarily the News (1982-1990)
  • The Transformers (1984-1987)
  • Pee-wee’s Playhouse (1986-1990)

Late 80s – My College Years

  • Star Trek: the Next Generation (1987-1994)
  • Super Dave (1987-1992)
  • The Tracey Ullman Show (1987-1990)
  • Yo! MTV Raps (1988-1995)
  • Kids in the Hall (1988-1995)
  • Rap City (1989-2008)
  • The Simpsons (1989-present)

1990s – Post College

  • *Normal Life (1990)
  • Northern Exposure (1990-1995)
  • In Living Color (1990-1994)
  • Get A Life (1990-1992)
  • Twin Peaks (1990-1991)
  • The Larry Sanders Show (1992-1998)
  • The Real World Season 1-3 NY, LA SF (1992-1993)
  • Beavis & Butt-head (1993-1997)
  • NYPD Blue (1993-2005)
  • Homicide: Life on the Street (1993-1999)
  • ER (1994-2009)
  • My So-Called Life (1994-1995)
  • Mr. Show with Bob and David (1995-1998)
  • The Chris Rock Show (1997-2000)
  • Oz (1997-2003)
  • Sports Night (1998-2000)
  • Feaks and Geeks (1999-2000)
  • Good Eats (1999-2012)
  • The Daily Show (from 1999-present)
  • The Sopranos (1999-2007)
  • The West Wing (1999-2006)

1999-2001 – Living in Japan

  • Susunu! Denpa Shonen! (Nasubi) (1998-2002)
  • Sumo Tournaments (1999-2004)
  • London Hearts (1999-2001)
2000s – Married Life

  • The Corner (2000)
  • Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000-2011)
  • Jackass (2000-2002)
  • Undeclared (2001-2002)
  • NOW on PBS (2002-2010)
  • The Wire (2002-2008)
  • Arrested Development (2003-2006, 2013)
  • Battlestar Galactica (2004-2009)
  • Entourage (2004-2011)
  • Lost (2004-2010)
  • The Colbert Report (2005-present)
  • The Office (2005-2013)
  • Unscripted (2005)
  • Weeds (2005-2012)
  • 30 Rock (2006-2013)
  • Friday Night Lights (2006-2011)
  • The Hill (2006-2007)
  • Lucky Louie (2006)
  • Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006-2007)
  • Flight of the Conchords (2007-2009)
  • Mad Men (2007-2016)
  • Snoop Dogg’s Father Hood (2007-2009)
  • Breaking Bad (2008-2013)
  • Sons of Anarchy (2008-present)
  • Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (2008-2009)
  • Eastbound and Down (2009-present)
  • Parks and Recreation (2009-present)
  • Boardwalk Empire (2009-present)

2010s – Orange County Parenthood

  • Louie (2010-present)
  • Sherlock (2010-present)
  • Black Mirror (2011-present)
  • Star Wars: Rebels (2014-prsent)
  • Game of Thrones (2011-present)
  • Homeland (2011-present)
  • Girls (2012-2017)
  • The Newsroom (2012-2014)
  • The Pitch (2012)
  • House of Cards (2012-present)
  • Archer (2013-present)
  • Halt and Catch Fire (2014-present)
  • Sillicon Valley (2014-present)
  • Veep (2014-present)
  • Ballers (2015-present)
  • Mr. Robot (2015-present)
  • Daredevil (2015-present)
  • Jessica Jones (2015-present)
  • Luke Cage (2016-present)
  • 13 Reasons Why (2017)
  • Midnight Diner (2017)
  • Atlanta (2017)
 

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