what are you favorite classic shows?

@snoopyfan (1315)
United States
February 25, 2010 7:10pm CST
It doesn't matter how many times I have seen these episodes in fact I have seen them so many times some I know word for word. But they are so great and still hold up to this day. The Andy Griffith Show - wasn't the same after Don Knotts left. Andy and Don were great together and who doesn't want to live in Mayberry. All In The Family - Great cast Carroll O Conner and Jean Stapleton were perfect as Archie and Edith. Same for Sally Struthers and Rob Reiner as Mike and Gloria. This show will live on forever it still holds up today. Great writers and great actors keep these shows alive. Leave It To Beaver - Beaver and his bff Larry always getting in trouble. Didn't we all have a friend like Larry running off and leaving us holding the bag. A few to add would be Fraiser Family Ties Fresh Prince of Bel Air alright gang your turn!
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@TrvlArrngr (4051)
• United States
27 Feb 10
I grew up with the Andy Griffin Show, Little House on the Prairie, Gilligans Island, the original Star Trek and much much more. When ever I get the chance I try to watch them if they are on tv.
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@snoopyfan (1315)
• United States
27 Feb 10
Little House on the Prairie what a great show and again still holds up today very well. A great family show and to repeat another great cast. We all loved Laura and loved it when Mrs. Olsen and Nellie got it. Come on you know we didn't want anyone messing with our Laura.
• United States
27 Feb 10
That is so true! ha ha
@snoopyfan (1315)
• United States
1 Mar 10
And even Mr. Olsen enjoyed it he was always on Laura's side. LOL
@coffeebreak (17815)
• United States
26 Feb 10
Literally nothing but crap on these days! The day of the funny family sitcom has long gone! I have been buying all the seasons of the old shows and sure do enjoy watching them I Love Lucy - my all time favorite show! Andy Griffth Golden Girls Gomer Pyle Newhart Gidget Green Acres Beverly Hillbillies Mary Tyler Moore And waiting till Rhoda comes down in price. Family Matters - most hilarious since I Love Lucy! Boy Meets World Here's Lucy ANd a few more current ones... Reba Gilmore Girls
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@snoopyfan (1315)
• United States
26 Feb 10
Those are great shows I forgot about Rhoda that was really good. The Bob Newhart Show another one I forgot to list. I loved how when Bob ended his newer series Newhart the ending was a dream and Bob woke up and they were back on The Bob Newhart Show one of the best endings to a series ever.
@coffeebreak (17815)
• United States
27 Feb 10
I saw that... wasn't that classic! That was the best "finale ending" I think I have seen of any show. I liked that ending better than "Who Shot JR" cliffhanger. Talk about out of the blue and out of no where! That was a great moment in TV
@snoopyfan (1315)
• United States
27 Feb 10
That was the best ending to a show ever. I remember everyone was talking about that the next day. It was great that never leaked out to the media they would have ruined it.
• Australia
26 Feb 10
I like to watch alot of those old sitcoms such as: Whos The Boss, The Cosby Show, Family Ties, All in The Family, Roseanne(although that ones not as old) and more. I also like those classic black and whites like I love Lucy, The Honeymooners, Leave it to Beaver, The Three Stooges. I can watch any of these shows over and over even if Ive seen the episode 100 times. they are just so much better than most of the stuff that is out today in my opinion.
@snoopyfan (1315)
• United States
26 Feb 10
Who's the boss and Cosby forgot about those and yes very well written. You can include Roseanne once they make it to TV Land they are classics. And yes comedy shows aren't written well at all. I don't watch any of the new comedies.
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• Australia
26 Feb 10
Well they do show Roseanne on Dejaview channel...does that count? Oh and I also forgot to mention Growing Pains and Golden Girls which are two other 80s sitcoms that are awesome. I love how they were actually genuinly funny back then and not the stupid funny that they tend to do today with comedies.
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@lisa0502 (1726)
• Canada
26 Feb 10
I also have many favorite classic shows. All in the family is certainly one of my top favorites. I also really enjoy Golden Girls, I would say that I really enjoy watching Estelle Getty. I also like to watch Three's company and The Jeffersons. There have been so many classic shows made. I just do not think that they have made them that good anymore.
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@snoopyfan (1315)
• United States
26 Feb 10
You are right they don't make classics like that anymore. I was never into Friends or now it's Two and A Half Men. I know they are popular but I never thought either one were funny.
26 Feb 10
I utterly adore I Love Lucy. It was my favourite show when I was a kid and I still love it today. I bought almost all of the seasons on DVD. I had to get them shipped from the States because they're not really aware of it over here in the UK, only The Lucy Show, which wasn't as good. They're still funny and I still think Lucille Ball was a genius!
@snoopyfan (1315)
• United States
26 Feb 10
The Lucy Show wasn't that good with her kids. Lucy was only at her best when she had Vivan Vance with her. Those two brought out the best in each other.
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27 Feb 10
Too true!
@agrant10 (1446)
• United States
26 Feb 10
Wow, there are so many you name a lot of mines. The Andy Griffin show was a all time favorite for me. I still sometimes wath them especailly when I need a good laugh. I have not seen All in the Family in while, but I did enjoy them. I like the Jeffersons and The Cosby Show and Family Matters. I still watch them from time to time. The Munsters' were good too.
@snoopyfan (1315)
• United States
26 Feb 10
All In The Family is running on TV Land. I watch it all the time.
@agrant10 (1446)
• United States
26 Feb 10
Yes, They have a whole lot of the classic sitcoms on TV Land. I just have to make the time to watch them. Thanks
@CatsandDogs (13964)
• United States
26 Feb 10
Golden Girls - I LOVE this show! I hope it continues to play for a good while longer....
Oh gosh, hard to believe all those are classics now but I did enjoy all of those shows when I was a kid. Hey! Thanks for making me feel old! Now I'd LOVE to add "Golden Girls" to the list for now it's a classic too especially with two of the shows characters are gone now. I still laugh my butt off at their antics and awful comments to each other. Ask my hubby, he'll tell ya! LOL
@ClassyCat (1214)
• United States
26 Feb 10
Oh wow - where to even begin on this discussion Here are some of my favorites (and some are from 'way back') Dr Kildare 911 - Emergency Murder She Wrote The Twilight Zone The Milton Beryle Show The Red Skeleton Show Laugh-In I Dream of Genie J.A.G. Ok - I'd better quit here, cause I could add another 10 or 20!
@snoopyfan (1315)
• United States
26 Feb 10
Sorry CatsandDogs didn't mean to make you feel old. ClassyCat yes I could have listed 20 myself but I had to limit myself. Great shows you listed.
@clocks123 (1227)
• United States
26 Feb 10
i remember on Saturday mornings, we would watch cartoons. i liked bugs bunny, daffy duck, elmer fudd, beany and cecil,tweety and sylvester, the road runner, to name a few. i really enjoyed them and they were funny....
@snoopyfan (1315)
• United States
27 Feb 10
I loved Sylvester and Road Runner. Even though I wasn't supposed to sometimes I did want Wile E Coyote to get Road Runner. Only cause I would feel sorry for him. Every time he tried he would get hit with something.
@cream97 (29163)
• United States
26 Feb 10
Hi, snoopyfan. My favorite classic shows would be, "Lassie", "I love Lucy", "Gilligan's Island", "Good Times", "Different Stokes", "The Jeffersons", "The Partiarch Family". This is all that I can think of right now. I loved watching these shows. And, oh I forgot to mention, "A Facts Of Life."
@snoopyfan (1315)
• United States
26 Feb 10
Since you mentioned Lassie got put a shout out to Flipper.
• United States
26 Feb 10
Right now I am watching the Dean Martin comedy show. IT's great! I like the old Abbot and Costello and a lot of the old comedian duos like that. I like Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin. But I like Starsky and Hutch. I also like Mork and Mindy!
@snoopyfan (1315)
• United States
26 Feb 10
I love Abbot and Costello no matter how many times I see Who's On First I bust up laughing.
• United States
26 Feb 10
When i was growing up i like the mickey mouse club and watched it all the time and wish it would still air for great memories. I always like the flinstones and the Jetsons. Those were some great cartoons back in the day for me. Saturday morning cartoons where the thing to watch. I also like duck tails, when i came home from school i use to watch that and the show with cory and tapenga (cant thing of the name of it). I also used to watch save by the bell and even the fresh prince of bel air. There were so many good shows back then, now a days there isn't all thse shows for the kids to watch and maybe that is why the crime rates go up in towns because kids are bored.
@snoopyfan (1315)
• United States
26 Feb 10
Those are all great cartoons and I watch them all even Saved By The Bell. I didn't like the next generation. I did watch the college years which wasn't on long. It was okay.
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@lelin1123 (15635)
• Puerto Rico
26 Feb 10
My favorite classic shows for me were "Father Knows Best", because they alway had drama but they all still came together at the end being a happy loving family, " I Love Lucy" because of all the funny gimbics she would get herself into, "Leave it to Beaver" who didn't want a mom at home when you came home from school. I also loved Family Ties, Three's Company and Fame.
@snoopyfan (1315)
• United States
26 Feb 10
My mom was a stay at home mom but back then it was much easier. But yes it was great having mom home. Fame that was a great show even when the kids would come and go. Very well written.
• United States
6 Mar 10
My list is Barney Miller, Taxi, And the Odd Couple.These are the comedies. And the dramas are Charlies Angels, Dallas, and Kojak.all of these I have seen many times and yet I love to watch all over again.
@veromar (1457)
• Argentina
1 Mar 10
Ok. Here's what kept me glued to the tube when I was a kid: I Love Lucy My Three Sons My Favorite Martian The Partridge Family The Brady Bunch Lavern & Shirley Happy Days The Bob Newhart Show The Mary Tyler Moore Show Rhoda Gilligan's Island The Beverly Hillbillies The Late Show with Johnny Carson The Gong Show Who's Line is it Anyway The Facts of Life The Courtship of Eddie's Father Mod Squad Police Woman The Streets of San Francisco Baretta Fantasy Island Charlie's Angels Touched by an Angel I could go on....I just jotted them down as they popped top mind and really don't want to leave any of them out of my list. On a side note, I can actually hum or sing the theme songs to all of these shows! lol. How sick is that?!?!? lol
@sender621 (14934)
• United States
26 Feb 10
There are so many tv classics. It's hard to choose. A few of my all time favorites are lost in space, Gilligan's Island and Bonanza. I could watch these shows again again. They never lose their appeal.
@rajankin (21)
• India
26 Feb 10
I can never get enough of these: LOST The Simpsons South Park Family Guy
@pastorkayte (2255)
• United States
26 Feb 10
My absolute favorites were Giligan and the other were the Munsters they were very interesting and they were hilarious without any of the weird stuff they have in shows now, like cartoons that are for adults, what an oxymoron.