Favorite TV Shows By Decade

I've previously done a list of my favorite shows "all-time". This is about which shows I liked when (even though some are from before I was born!)
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1.
Maverick (1957 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Bret and Bart Maverick (and in later seasons, their English cousin, Beau) are well dressed gamblers... (60 mins.)
“ This is my favorite show from the 50s. ” - martha917
 
2.
Gunsmoke (1955 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Marshal Matt Dillon keeps the peace in the rough and tumble Dodge City. (60 mins.)
“ 2nd favorite show from the 50s. ” - martha917
 
3.
The Jack Benny Program (1950 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
The comic misadventures of the skinflint comedian and his friends. (30 mins.)
“ 3rd favorite show from the 50s ” - martha917
 
4.
The Andy Griffith Show (1960 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Widower Sheriff Andy and his son Opie live with Andy's Aunt Bee in Mayberry NC. With virtually no crimes to solve, most of Andy's time is spent philosophizing and calming down his cousin Deputy Barney. (30 mins.)
“ Favorite show from the 60s. (And #1 favorite show all-time!) ” - martha917
 
5.
The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
The misadventures of a TV writer both at work and at home. (30 mins.)
“ 2nd favorite show from the 60s, and 2nd favorite show all time. (Yes, it's scary that I've actually thought this out) ” - martha917
 
6.
Star Trek (1966 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Captain James T. Kirk and the crew of the Starship Enterprise explore the galaxy and defend the United Federation of Planets. (50 mins.)
“ 3rd favorite show from the 60s. ” - martha917
 
7.
The Rockford Files (1974 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
The cases of an easy going ex-convict turned private investigator. (60 mins.)
“ Favorite show from the 70s and 4th favorite show all-time! (Maverick is #3) ” - martha917
 
8.
Battlestar Galactica (1978 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
After the destruction of the Twelve Colonies of Mankind, the last major fighter carrier leads a makeshift fugitive fleet on a desperate search for the legendary planet Earth. (60 mins.)
“ 2nd favorite 70s show. Couldn't get into the remake ” - martha917
 
9.
Alias Smith and Jones (1971 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Hannibal Heyes and Kid Curry, two of the most wanted outlaws in the history of the West, are popular... (60 mins.)
Director: Bruce Wilson
“ 3rd favorite show from the 70s (mainly because I had a hard time thinking of shows from the 70s I still like) ” - martha917
 
10.
Remington Steele (1982 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The cases of a female private detective partnered with a former thief who assumes the role of a fictitious detective in the business. (60 mins.)
“ Favorite show from the 80s! ” - martha917
 
11.
Matlock (1986 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Ben Matlock is a very expensive criminal defense attorney who charges $100,000 to take a case. Fortunately, he's worth every penny as he and his associates defend his clients by finding the real killer. (60 mins.)
“ 2nd favorite show from the 80s. Could also be listed as my 2nd favorite show from the 90s. ” - martha917
 
12.
ALF (1986 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A furry alien wiseguy comes to live with a terran family after crashing into their garage. (30 mins.)
“ 3rd favorite show from the 80s, narrowly edging out "Sledge Hammer" and "Magnum P.I." ” - martha917
 
13.
Home Improvement (1991 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
The daily trials and tribulations of Tim Taylor, a TV show host raising three mischeivous boys with help from his loyal co-host, domineering wife, and genius neighbor. (22 mins.)
Director: Andy Morris
“ Favorite show from the 90s and probably 5th on my all-time list (after Rockford, the list gets muddled) ” - martha917
 
14.
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
In addition to fighting evil, Superman has a burning romance with Lois Lane in both his identities. (46 mins.)
“ Almost a tie for favorite show of the 90s, but just barely edged out by "Home Improvement" ” - martha917
 
15.
Seinfeld (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
The continuing misadventures of neurotic New York stand-up comedian Jerry Seinfeld and his equally neurotic New York friends. (22 mins.)
“ I'm going to list this show as my second favorite show of the 90s because of the tie between "Lois & Clark" and "Home Improvement" ” - martha917
 
16.
Chuck (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
When a twenty-something computer geek inadvertently downloads critical government secrets into his brain, CIA and NSA assign two agents to protect him and exploit such knowledge, turning his life upside down. (43 mins.)
“ Favorite show of the first decade of the 21st century! Hope they do a return movie. ” - martha917
 
17.
JAG (1995 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
The cases of Harmon Rabb, former Navy fighter pilot, and his fellow lawyers of the US Navy's Judge Advocate General's office. (60 mins.)
“ This show started in the 90s and would have been ranked 4th there, but I rank it 2nd in the early 2000s ” - martha917
 
18.
Smallville (2001 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A young Clark Kent struggles to find his place in the world as he learns to harness his alien powers for good and deals with the typical troubles of teenage life in Smallville. (60 mins.)
“ Came to this show late (season 7), but eventually went back and got all the early seasons on DVD. Rank it 3rd in the 2000s ” - martha917
 
19.
Blue Bloods (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Revolves around a family of New York cops. (43 mins.)
“ Favorite show from this decade! (At least, of shows that started in this decade. Probably doesn't surpass "Chuck") ” - martha917
 
20.
Hawaii Five-0 (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Steve McGarrett returns home to Oahu, in order to find his father's killer. The governor offers him the chance to run his own task force (Five-0). Steve's team is joined by Chin Ho Kelly, Danny "Danno" Williams, and Kono Kalakaua. (42 mins.)
“ I was dubious about the validity of a remake, but quickly got hooked! 2nd favorite of this decade ” - martha917
 
21.
The Middle (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The daily mishaps of a married woman and her semi-dysfunctional family and their attempts to survive life in general in the city of Orson, Indiana. (22 mins.)
“ A great show that has gotten better with every season. 3rd favorite of this decade ” - martha917