The Best TV Shows from 1977


Below is our top ten list of the best TV shows which first started broadcasting in 1977.

10. The Love Boat


The%20Love%20BoatFirst Aired: 05 May, 1977

The Love Boat is a TV series starring Gavin MacLeod, Bernie Kopell, and Ted Lange. The romantic and comic tales of the passengers and crew of the cruise ship, Pacific Princess.


9. The Incredible Hulk


The%20Incredible%20HulkFirst Aired: 04 November, 1977

The Incredible Hulk is a TV series starring Bill Bixby, Lou Ferrigno, and Jack Colvin. A fugitive scientist has the curse of becoming a powerful green monster under extreme emotional stress.


8. CHiPs


CHiPsFirst Aired: 15 September, 1977

CHiPs is a TV series starring Erik Estrada, Larry Wilcox, and Robert Pine. The adventures of two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers.


7. Fantasy Island


Fantasy%20IslandFirst Aired: 14 January, 1977

Fantasy Island is a TV series starring Ricardo Montalban, HervĂ© Villechaize, and Christopher Hewett. The mysterious Mr. Roarke runs a unique resort island in the Pacific Ocean that can fulfill literally any fantasy requested by…


6. Jesus of Nazareth


Jesus%20of%20NazarethFirst Aired: 27 March, 1977

Jesus of Nazareth is a TV mini-series starring Robert Powell, Olivia Hussey, and Laurence Olivier. Beginning before the Nativity and extending through the Crucifixion and Resurrection, this mini-series brings to life all of the…


5. Roots


RootsFirst Aired: 23 January, 1977

Roots is a TV mini-series starring LeVar Burton, Robert Reed, and John Amos. A dramatization of author Alex Haley’s family line from ancestor Kunta Kinte’s enslavement to his descendants’ liberation.



4. Soap


SoapFirst Aired: 13 September, 1977

Soap is a TV series starring Katherine Helmond, Rod Roddy, and Richard Mulligan. The soap-operish antics of two families: the Campbells and the Tates.


3. 12 stulev


12%20stulevFirst Aired: 02 January, 1977

12 stulev is a TV mini-series starring Andrey Mironov, Anatoliy Papanov, and Rolan Bykov. Two scoundrels try to find the twelve chairs, in one of which their aunts has sewn jewelry into.


2. Mind Your Language


Mind%20Your%20LanguageFirst Aired: 30 December, 1977

Mind Your Language is a TV series starring Barry Evans, George Camiller, and Jacki Harding. A diverse group of immigrants and foreigners learn English at an adult education school in London.


1. The Godfather: A Novel for Television


The%20Godfather%3A%20A%20Novel%20for%20TelevisionFirst Aired: 12 November, 1977

The Godfather: A Novel for Television is a TV mini-series starring Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, and Robert Duvall. The Godfather (1972) and The Godfather: Part II (1974) were re-edited together in chronological order with additional…