The 20 Best TV Shows Of The 1960s

By Jacob Shelton
source: paramount

The world was changing in the 1960s, from music to fashion, and as television sets were becoming ubiquitous with families you better believe that the programs that appeared throughout the decade were moving away from formulas that worked in the 1950s. As color TV became the norm, programs utilized color in a variety of startling ways, from taking viewers through space to fighting crime.

The TV shows that defined the 1960s are all over the place, just like this wonderful decade. Programs meant for children had inside jokes for adults, and "grown-up" programming touched a nerve with young people at the same time. In this era anything was possible and we can't get enough of it.