Highest Rated TV Series Released 1972-01-01 to 1972-12-31


1. Sacrificio de mujer (1972–1973)

Drama

9.2
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Stars: Doris Wells, Raúl Amundaray, María Grazia Bianchi, Jorge Palacios

Votes: 5

2. The Intruder (1972– )

25 min | Drama, Mystery

9.1
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Stars: James Bate, Milton Johns, Simon Fisher-Turner, Sheila Ruskin

Votes: 7

3. The Julie Andrews Hour (1972–1973)

60 min | Music

9.0
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The Julie Andrews Hour was an entertaining television variety series starring Julie Andrews. Julie had amazing guests and great singing on her show.

Stars: Julie Andrews, Steve Lawrence, Rich Little, Robert Goulet

Votes: 103

4. The Magic Garden (1972–1984)

Family, Fantasy

9.0
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Popular children's television series from the 1970s and early 1980s. Carole and Paula sing songs, tell jokes, and converse with their funny friends such as Sherlock the pink squirrel.

Stars: Cary Antebi, Carole Demas, Paula Janis

Votes: 97

5. El carruaje (1972– )

60 min | Biography, Drama, History

9.0
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A review on life and work of Mexican President Benito Juarez Garcia and all the people involved during the War of Reforma, a battle for being recognized as the legitimous President of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Fernando Mendoza, Carlos Monden, Nelly Meden, José Carlos Ruiz

Votes: 10

6. Kamiondzije (1972– )

52 min | Comedy

8.9
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The adventures of Paja and Jare, the two honest and good-natured truck drivers and partners in business. They meet various people while on the road, which mostly turns out bad for them, but... See full summary »

Stars: Miodrag Petrovic-Ckalja, Pavle Vuisic, Slavka Jerinic, Borivoje Jovanovic

Votes: 1,242

7. Split Second (I) (1972–1975)

30 min

8.9
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Fast-paced quiz show, where contestants were rewarded not only on their ability to answer correctly, but on how many others were also correct on questions in that same category.

Stars: Tom Kennedy, Jack Clark, Floyd Bradley

Votes: 14

8. Cranford (1972– )

45 min | Drama

8.8
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Stars: Gabrielle Hamilton, Fabia Drake, Helen Christie, Pat Coombs

Votes: 5

9. Mézga Aladár különös kalandjai (1972–1973)

23 min

8.8
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In the series we can follow the fantastic adventures of Mézga Aladár and his dog, Blöki.

Votes: 97

10. The Wacky World of Jonathan Winters (1972–1974)

30 min | Comedy

8.8
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Improvised sketches by Jonathan Winters with guests augmenting the show.

Stars: Jonathan Winters, Barbara Feldon, Debbie Reynolds, Leslie Uggams

Votes: 38

11. Crimetime After Primetime (1972– )

8.8
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Votes: 13

12. Kleinstadtbahnhof (1972– )

25 min

8.7
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Stars: Gustav Knuth, Heidi Kabel, Käte Jaenicke, Gunther Beth

Votes: 25

13. Job nach Noten (1972–1973)

25 min

8.7
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Stars: Stefan Behrens, Jean-Pierre Zola, Reni Walther, Dieter Henkel

Votes: 7

14. Ways of Seeing (1972– )

30 min | Documentary, Family

8.6
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John Berger presents his insights on how people see. Through examples of Art History Berger shows how our very sense of sight has been transformed. By discovering why this is so, according ... See full summary »

Stars: John Berger, Anya Bostock, Eva Figes, Jane Kenrick

Votes: 227

15. America (1972–1973)

60 min | Documentary, History

8.6
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An account of the birth and development of the United States.

Star: Alistair Cooke

Votes: 82

16. Wall $treet Week with Louis Rukeyser (1972– )

News

8.6
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The show was produced on Friday nights after the wrap-up of the financial markets, with discussions about finances and managing money for the average person.

Stars: Louis Rukeyser, Robert Nurock, Frank Cappiello, Robert Stovall

Votes: 23

17. Curiosity Show (1972–1990)

60 min | Family

8.6
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Educational show with a focus on science projects for children to make at home.

Stars: Deane Hutton, Rob Morrison, Ian Fairweather

Votes: 60

18. Izdanci iz opaljenog grma (1972– )

53 min | Drama

8.6
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Stars: Slavko Simic, Marija Sabo, Jovan Janicijevic-Burdus, Vojislav Miric

Votes: 10

19. El show de Iris Chacon (1972– )

60 min | Music

8.6
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A variety show starring the voluptious Latin sensation, Iris Chacon.

Stars: Iris Chacón, Jay Santiago, Ludo Vika

Votes: 10

20. Kinderheim Sasener Chaussee (1972– )

25 min | Family

8.6
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Stars: Inge Meysel, Regine Lutz, Michaela May, Panos Papadopulos

Votes: 23

21. El Chavo del Ocho (1972–1979)

TV-PG | 30 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

8.5
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The misadventures of a poor, homeless and fumbling boy and his friends in the humble neighborhood they live in.

Stars: Ramón Valdés, Florinda Meza, Carlos Villagrán, Roberto Gómez Bolaños

Votes: 5,688

22. Boney (1972–1973)

60 min | Crime

8.5
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A Police Officer, who is also Aboriginal, arrives in outback central Australia from a big city. He begins to solve local major crimes. Not only through his intelligence, as he is highly ... See full summary »

Stars: James Laurenson, Kate Fitzpatrick, David Gulpilil, Ken Goodlet

Votes: 140

23. The Midnight Special (1972–1981)

90 min | Music

8.5
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Late night rock and pop music performances are featured.

Stars: Wolfman Jack, Helen Reddy, Donna Summer, Tina Turner

Votes: 197

24. Cucumber (1972– )

Family, Fantasy

8.5
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A moose and a beaver, the charter leaders of a kid's educational club learn about the world.

Stars: Alex Laurier, Martin Short, Nikki Tilroe, John Candy

Votes: 22

25. The Long Chase (1972– )

Adventure, Drama

8.5
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Stars: Glyn Houston, Simon Fisher-Turner, Jan Francis, Brian Peck

Votes: 22

26. George (1972–1974)

30 min

8.5
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Stars: Jack Mullaney, Trudy Young, Erna Sellmer, Volker Stewart

Votes: 31

27. Fußballtrainer Wulff (1972–1973)

25 min | Drama, Sport

8.5
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Stars: Horst Niendorf, Michael Ande, Will Danin, Wolfgang Jansen

Votes: 27

28. The Most Important Person (1972–1973)

5 min | Animation, Short, Family

8.5
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"The Most Important Person" was a series of 66 short subjects for children that related, through animation, live-action, and music, important topics in a youngster's life. The subjects in ... See full summary »

Votes: 26

29. M*A*S*H (1972–1983)

TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy, Drama, War

8.4
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The staff of an army hospital in the Korean war find that laughter is the best way to deal with their situation.

Stars: Alan Alda, Wayne Rogers, Loretta Swit, Jamie Farr

Votes: 42,698

30. Colditz (1972–1974)

50 min | Drama, History, War

8.4
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The prisoners in Colditz Castle make many attempts to escape captivity from the arrival of the first British prisoners after Dunkirk in 1940 until the liberation of the castle by the ... See full summary »

Stars: David McCallum, Richard Heffer, Paul Chapman, Jack Hedley

Votes: 528

31. Whodunnit? (1972–1978)

45 min | Family, Game-Show, Mystery

8.4
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British game show in which celebrity panelists were shown a dramatised murder and had to guess the identity of the killer or killers from the clues presented.

Stars: Jon Pertwee, Patrick Mower, Anouska Hempel, Liza Goddard

Votes: 53

32. The Lotus Eaters (1972–1973)

50 min | Drama

8.4
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Erik and Ann Sheppard run a bar on a Greek island, but all is not what it seems: both have murky pasts that they would prefer to forget. Erik is a reformed alcoholic and Korean war veteran ... See full summary »

Stars: Ian Hendry, Wanda Ventham, Stefan Gryff, Anthony Stamboulieh

Votes: 61

33. Spy Trap (1972–1975)

45 min | Drama

8.4
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This was on early evening and was, as far as I remember, about a place where people who had defected were interrogated to see if they were genuine. There was other stuff about the regular characters.

Stars: Paul Daneman, Prentis Hancock, Julian Glover, Michael Gwynn

Votes: 5

34. Einmal im Leben - Geschichte eines Eigenheims (1972– )

230 min | Drama

8.4
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Stars: Antje Hagen, Fritz Lichtenhahn, Günter Strack, Mike Henning

Votes: 78

35. The Patchwork Family (1972–1973)

60 min | Family

8.4
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Stars: Carol Corbett, Cary Antebi, John Canemaker, Joanna Pang

Votes: 17

36. The Wonderful Stories of Professor Kitzel (1972– )

Animation

8.4
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The Wonderful Stories of Professor Kitzel was an educational animated series that ran from 1972 to 1976 in Canada and lived on in reruns for many years after. Produced by Shamus Culhane for... See full summary »

Star: Paul Soles

Votes: 22

37. Top à... (1972–1974)

Music

8.4
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Stars: Ballets Arthur Plasschaert, Sacha Distel, Sylvie Vartan, Claude Véga

Votes: 5

38. Privatdetektiv Frank Kross (1972– )

25 min | Crime

8.4
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Stars: Siegfried Wischnewski, Ursula Traun, Wolfgang Amerbacher, Hellmut Lange

Votes: 29

39. Algebra um acht (1972–1974)

25 min | Family

8.4
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Stars: Günther Schramm, Dieter Borsche, Claus Holm, Jochen Schröder

Votes: 19

40. Search (1972–1973)

60 min | Adventure

8.3
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"World Securities", an international high-tech private investigation company, employs field operatives who are aided by implanted audio receivers and who carry tiny cameras and telemetry ... See full summary »

Stars: Hugh O'Brian, Doug McClure, Anthony Franciosa, Burgess Meredith

Votes: 191

41. Pozoriste u kuci (1972–1984)

48 min | Comedy

8.3
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"Theater at Home" was a classic Yugoslavian TV sitcom that ran for five seasons from 1972 till 1984. It was a story about a working class family Petrovic. The patriarch Rodoljub Petrovic is... See full summary »

Stars: Vlastimir 'Djuza' Stojiljkovic, Olga Ivanovic, Ljiljana Lasic, Goran Trifunovic

Votes: 285

42. Monty Python's Fliegender Zirkus (1972– )

87 min | Comedy

8.3
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Two parts Monty Python German television comedy specials.

Stars: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Jones

Votes: 1,444

43. The Frighteners (1972– )

26 min | Thriller

8.3
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A horror anthology series, with each episode featuring a different eerie tale.

Stars: Geoffrey Bayldon, Tom Bell, Patience Collier, Alison Fiske

Votes: 19

44. Fleksnes fataliteter (1972–1988)

30 min | Comedy

8.3
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Marve is a middle-aged bachelor living alone, with his mother. Marve has extraordinary opinions about life, and when everything seems to go wrong despite his best intentions. But he is proud to be a leader at work - in a storage.

Stars: Rolv Wesenlund, Aud Schønemann, Henki Kolstad, Randi Nordby

Votes: 719

45. Clochemerle (1972– )

230 min | Comedy

8.3
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A rural French town attempts to erect a public urinal.

Stars: Peter Ustinov, Roy Dotrice, Wendy Hiller, Michael Golden

Votes: 63

46. Lineman (1972–1991)

3 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

8.3
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When artist draws a magic line, it takes on a life of its own, becoming a silhouette of a living hot-tempered person. This "Mr. Line" wants more things drawn so he can enjoy himself, but the artist loves having fun on Mr. Line's account.

Stars: Carlo Bonomi, Osvaldo Cavandoli

Votes: 1,459

47. The ABC Comedy Hour (1972– )

60 min | Comedy

8.3
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On an alternate basis, "The ABC Comedy Hour" presented "The Kopykats" with various comedy specials.

Stars: George Kirby, Frank Gorshin, Rich Little, Marilyn Michaels

Votes: 36

48. Byli jednou dva písari (1972– )

446 min | Comedy

8.3
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Stars: Jirí Sovák, Miroslav Hornícek, Otakar Brousek, Klára Jerneková

Votes: 96

49. Semesterferien (1972– )

25 min | Adventure

8.3
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Stars: Gerhart Lippert, Anne Stegmann, Raimund Harmstorf, Günther Kieslich

Votes: 20

50. Scotland Today (1972– )

News

8.3
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Stars: Shareen Nanjiani, Paul Cooney, Viv Lumsden, James Matthews

Votes: 28