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Lost in SpaceLost in Space
CBS, 1965 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Family, Adventure
Rating: 3.4/5

The space family Robinson is sent on a five-year mission to find a new planet to colonize, but the voyage is sabotaged time and again by an inept stowaway, Dr. Zachary Smith. The family's spaceship, Jupiter II, also carries a friendly robot who endures an endless stream of abuse from Dr. Smith, but is a trusted companion of young Will Robinson.


Dad's ArmyDad's Army
BBC One, 1968 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Military/War

Intoducing the Walmington-On-Sea home guard, a bunch of hapless old and young men who have kept people all over the world very amused for the past forty years. Creator/Writers David Croft and Jimmy Perry made each episode of Dad's Army as funny as the previous one, with an element of humor which has survived decades.


AquamanAquaman
CBS, 1967 Cancelled/Ended | Family, Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Set in the lost city of Atlantis, Aquaman is the hero from the deep who protects the sea against any foes who threaten the peaceful undersea life. Aided by his ward Aqualad, Aquaman fights for justice on the ocean floor while keeping close contact with friends on dry land.


RawhideRawhide
CBS, 1959 Cancelled/Ended | Action, Adventure, Western

Gil Favor is trail boss of a continuous cattle drive; he is assisted by Rowdy Yates. The crew runs into characters and adventures along the way. Rawhide was a television western series that aired on the U.S. network CBS from 1959 to 1966. The show starred Eric Fleming and launched the career of Clint Eastwood. The series ran for eight seasons on the CBS network from January 9, 1959 to January 4, 1966, with a total of 217 episodes, all filmed and broadcast in black and white. Rawhide was the fourth longest-running American TV western.


Tarzan (1966)Tarzan (1966)
NBC, 1966 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Adventure
Rating: 4/5

Ron Ely starred in the title role as Edgar Rice Burroughs' ape man in this adventure drama which aired on NBC for two seasons from 1966 to 1968. Manuel Padilla, Jr. co-starred as Tarzan's boy sidekick, Jai.


H.R. PufnstufH.R. Pufnstuf
NBC, 1969 Cancelled/Ended | Family, Adventure, Children, Fantasy

H.R. Pufnstuf is the story of Jimmy, a boy with a talking golden flute, whose adventure begins when he climbs into an abandoned sailboat on the shore of a lake. But it is Witchiepoo's trick to capture the boy to get his magic flute. He and the flute are rescued by a kindly dragon named H.R. Pufnstuf on Living Island where almost everything talks. All would be happy-what with dancing trees, singing frogs and a lollipop that owns a candy store-if it wasn't for that mean ol' Witchiepoo who keeps coming after the flute.


McHale's NavyMcHale's Navy
ABC, 1962 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Military/War
Rating: 4/5

The show follows Quinton McHale, the Lieutenant Commander of the U.S. Navy Reserve as he journeys through the Pacific during World War II on Torpedo Patrol Boat #73 and the zany crew that mans it. The crew includes Ensign Charles Parker, Lester Gruber, and Joseph "Happy" Haines, each having their own quirks but all meaning well. McHale is overseen by Base Commander Captain Wallace B. Binghamton who sees McHale and his men as a constant problem, often hearing of the oddball situations in which the men of the PT73 find themselves.


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