The Worst TV Shows from 1972

Here is our list of the ten worst TV shows which first aired in 1972. Let us know what you think in the comments!

10. Emergency!

Emergency%21First Aired: 15 January, 1972

Emergency! is a TV series starring Randolph Mantooth, Kevin Tighe, and Julie London. The crew of Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 51, particularly the paramedic team, and Rampart Hospital respond to emergencies in their…

9. Are You Being Served?

Are%20You%20Being%20Served%3FFirst Aired: 08 September, 1972

Are You Being Served? is a TV series starring Mollie Sugden, John Inman, and Frank Thornton. The misadventures of the staff of a retail floor of a major department store.

8. Sanford and Son

Sanford%20and%20SonFirst Aired: 14 January, 1972

Sanford and Son is a TV series starring Redd Foxx, Demond Wilson, and LaWanda Page. The misadventures of a cantankerous junk dealer and his frustrated son.

7. The New Scooby-Doo Movies

The%20New%20Scooby-Doo%20MoviesFirst Aired: 09 September, 1972

The New Scooby-Doo Movies is a TV series starring Nicole Jaffe, Casey Kasem, and Don Messick. The Mystery Inc. gang investigate more supernatural sightings with various guest stars and characters.

6. Kung Fu

Kung%20FuFirst Aired: 22 February, 1972

Kung Fu is a TV series starring David Carradine, Radames Pera, and Keye Luke. The adventures of a Shaolin Monk as he wanders the American West armed only with his skill in Kung Fu.

5. The New Price Is Right

The%20New%20Price%20Is%20RightFirst Aired: 04 September, 1972

The New Price Is Right is a TV series starring Bob Barker, Janice Pennington, and Dian Parkinson. Contestants compete for prizes and cash, including cars and vacations, in games that test their knowledge of consumer goods pricing.

4. The Waltons

The%20WaltonsFirst Aired: 14 September, 1972

The Waltons is a TV series starring Jon Walmsley, Mary Beth McDonough, and Eric Scott. The life and trials of a 1930s and 1940s Virginia mountain family through financial depression and World War II.

3. The Streets of San Francisco

The%20Streets%20of%20San%20FranciscoFirst Aired: 16 September, 1972

The Streets of San Francisco is a TV series starring Karl Malden, Michael Douglas, and Reuben Collins. A veteran cop with more than twenty years of experience is teamed with a young Inspector to solve crimes in San Francisco,…

2. Maude

MaudeFirst Aired: 12 September, 1972

Maude is a TV series starring Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, and Conrad Bain. “All In The Family” spin-off centered around Edith’s cousin, Maude Findlay, a liberal, independent woman living in Tuckahoe, NY.

1. M*A*S*H

M%2AA%2AS%2AHFirst Aired: 17 September, 1972

M*A*S*H is a TV series starring Alan Alda, Wayne Rogers, and Loretta Swit. The staff of an Army hospital in the Korean War find that laughter is the best way to deal with their situation.