The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin
“The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin” is a hilarious and relatable TV show from 1976 that follows the life of Reginald Perrin, a man who becomes disillusioned with his career and fakes his own death. After returning in disguise, he realizes that nothing has changed and ends up creating a successful chain of shops selling useless junk. However, he soon realizes the monster he has created and attempts to destroy it, leading to a series of comedic misadventures. Starring Leonard Rossiter, Pauline Yates, and a talented ensemble cast, this show is a must-watch for anyone looking for a good laugh and a relatable mid-life crisis story.
“I, Claudius” is an acclaimed blackly comic historical drama series that takes you on a captivating journey through the reigns of Roman emperors – Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula, and Claudius. With a stellar cast including Derek Jacobi, Siân Phillips, Margaret Tyzack, and Brian Blessed, this gripping show delves into a web of power, corruption, and lies. It first aired on September 20, 1976, and is definitely worth checking out if you’re a fan of historical dramas.
Open All Hours
“Open All Hours” is a hilarious BBC sitcom from 1976 that revolves around a stingy shopkeeper, played by Ronnie Barker, and his hardworking nephew, portrayed by David Jason. Set in a small corner shop, the show follows their amusing daily adventures as they interact with quirky customers and navigate their unique relationship. With a talented cast and witty writing, this classic comedy is sure to keep you entertained.
Rich Man, Poor Man
“Rich Man, Poor Man” is a captivating TV show based on a popular novel by Irwin Shaw. It tells the compelling story of two brothers, one rich and one poor, as they navigate their contrasting paths in life. With a talented cast including Peter Strauss, Nick Nolte, and Susan Blakely, this series is a must-watch for anyone seeking a gripping and emotional tale.
Baa Baa Black Sheep
“Baa Baa Black Sheep” is a thrilling TV show set during World War II, following the adventures of US Major Gregory “Pappy” Boyington and his Marine Attack Squadron 214, also known as The Black Sheep Squadron. Starring Robert Conrad, Simon Oakland, Dana Elcar, and other talented actors, this action-packed series takes you on a journey through the heroic exploits of these brave pilots. Premiering on September 21, 1976, it’s no wonder this show made it to the list of the 20 Best Voted TV Shows of that year!
“Quincy, M.E.” is an American television series that aired in 1976 and was one of the best-voted shows of that year. Starring Jack Klugman, Robert Ito, Val Bisoglio, John S. Ragin, Garry Walberg, and Joseph Roman, the show revolves around a medical examiner named Quincy who works at Universal Studios. With its intriguing storyline and talented cast, it’s no wonder this series became a hit in 1976.
Second City Television
“Second City Television” is a hilarious Canadian sketch comedy show that aired from 1976 to 1984. Created by Toronto’s Second City troupe, it features a talented cast of actors who bring the sketches to life. With its release in 1976, this TV show quickly became a fan favorite and is still remembered as one of the best voted TV shows of that year.
“Ripping Yarns” is a hilarious British comedy series from 1976, created by the talented duo Michael Palin and Terry Jones of Monty Python fame. With its release date in January 1976, the show takes a unique approach by exploring different aspects of British culture through various settings and characters in each episode. It cleverly parodies pre-World War II literature aimed at schoolboys, making it a must-watch for fans of British humor and satire.
“Sybil” is a captivating TV show that aired in 1976 and tells the story of a young woman named Sybil, whose traumatic childhood led her to develop multiple personalities. With an incredible cast including Sally Field, Joanne Woodward, and Brad Davis, this gripping series explores the challenges and complexities of Sybil’s life as she navigates her way through at least 13 different identities. Get ready to be drawn into a world of psychological intrigue and exceptional performances.
“What’s Happening!!” is a popular American sitcom that aired from August 5, 1976, to April 28, 1979. It started as a summer series but gained such good ratings and reviews that it returned as a weekly show in November 1976. The show, loosely based on the movie Cooley High, follows the lives of a group of friends and their hilarious adventures. Starring Ernest Lee Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Danielle Spencer, and Shirley Hemphill, it’s a must-watch for some light-hearted entertainment from the late 70s.
Laverne & Shirley
“Laverne & Shirley” is a beloved American sitcom that aired from 1976 to 1983. Starring Penny Marshall as Laverne De Fazio and Cindy Williams as Shirley Feeney, the show follows the lives of two single roommates working as bottlecappers in a fictional Milwaukee brewery. Set in the late 1950s to the late 1960s, this spin-off from “Happy Days” brings laughter and nostalgia with its hilarious antics and endearing characters.
Gemini Man, released in 1976, follows the thrilling adventures of Sam Casey, an agent for INTERSECT, a government think-tank specializing in secret missions. After being exposed to radiation during a diving assignment, Sam gains the ability to turn invisible, but only for short periods of time. Equipped with a computerized watch that controls his invisibility, Sam becomes an incredibly effective agent, but he must be cautious not to exceed 15 minutes of invisibility within a 24-hour period, or else face dire consequences. Starring Ben Murphy and William Sylvester, this action-packed TV show keeps you on the edge of your seat.
07 zgłoś się
“07 zgłoś się” is a thrilling Polish TV show from 1976 that revolves around the captivating investigations of Police Lieutenant Sławomir Borewicz. With each episode presenting a unique case, viewers are kept on the edge of their seats as Borewicz, portrayed by the talented Bronisław Cieślak, unravels mysteries alongside his dedicated team. This classic series, featuring a stellar cast including Zdzisław Tobiasz, Jerzy Rogalski, and Hanna Dunowska, is a must-watch for fans of crime dramas and suspenseful storytelling.
The Bionic Woman
“The Bionic Woman” is a thrilling TV show that premiered on January 14, 1976. Starring Lindsay Wagner, Richard Anderson, and Martin E. Brooks, it follows the story of Jaime Sommers, the first female cyborg. After overcoming a life-threatening bionic rejection, Jaime embarks on her own spy missions, making her a formidable force to reckon with. This action-packed series was voted as one of the best TV shows of 1976.
George and Mildred
“George and Mildred” is a delightful TV show that premiered in 1976. Set in an up-market housing estate, it follows the story of a frustrated middle-aged housewife and her grumpy husband as they navigate the challenges of married life. With a talented cast including Brian Murphy, Yootha Joyce, Norman Eshley, and Sheila Fearn, this show is sure to bring laughter and entertainment to your evenings.
“Family” is a heartwarming TV show that aired in 1976 and revolves around the lives of the Lawrence family, who reside in Pasadena, California. With a talented cast including Sada Thompson, James Broderick, Meredith Baxter, and more, the show offers a glimpse into the everyday experiences of a middle-class family. If you’re looking for a relatable and enjoyable series, “Family” is definitely worth checking out!
The New Avengers
“The New Avengers” is a thrilling British secret agent fantasy adventure TV show that aired from 1976 to 1977. It serves as a sequel to the popular 1960s series “The Avengers” and follows the adventures of John Steed and his team as they combat evil plots and world domination. Unlike the original series, Steed now has two partners, Mike Gambit, a skilled agent and martial artist, and Purdey, a talented former trainee with The Royal Ballet. With a joint production from the United Kingdom, France, and Canada, this action-packed show is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat.
“Sandokan” is a thrilling mini-series from 1976 that stars the talented Indian actor Kabir Bedi as the noble prince Sandokan. Set in a mesmerizing Indian backdrop, the show follows Sandokan’s adventures as a fierce warrior who shows no mercy to his enemies but remains fiercely loyal to his friends. With a stellar cast including Philippe Leroy and Carole André, this action-packed series is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat.
“Alice” is a beloved American sitcom that aired from 1976 to 1985. Starring Linda Lavin as the titular character, the show follows a widow who starts afresh with her son and lands a job at a roadside diner in Phoenix, Arizona. With a talented cast and a focus on the diner’s happenings, “Alice” is a heartwarming series that captivated audiences during its nine-year run.
“Charlie’s Angels” is a captivating TV show that aired in 1976. It follows the adventures of three stunning and intelligent women, played by Jaclyn Smith, Cheryl Ladd, and Tanya Roberts, who work as private detectives for their mysterious boss, Charlie. With their exceptional detective skills, combat abilities, and irresistible charm, they tackle even the most challenging cases. The show also features David Doyle and John Forsythe, and it’s a must-watch for anyone who loves thrilling crime-solving with a touch of feminine power.
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