In the [12 Bloggerz! May 2021] one of the posed questions was … In your opinion and from no ‘fixed time period’, what have been in your eyes the top 5 most memorable television series you have ever watched and what made them special to you?
The line up has been compiled by the following including later answers …
Fred Flintsone, a modern stone-age man, always finds himself thrown into a series of misadventures.
The Adams Family – 1964 – 1966 – 2 Seasons @ 64 Episodes
Morticia and Gomez Addams head a perplexingly macabre family whose members include a giant named Lurch, who acts as doorman, a disembodied hand named Thing, not-quite-right son Pugsley and morose daughter Wednesday.
Based on an award-winning play (“The Audience”) by showrunner Peter Morgan, this lavish, Netflix-original drama chronicles the life of Queen Elizabeth II from the 1940s to modern times. The series begins with an inside look at the early reign of the queen, who ascended the throne at age 25 after the death of her father, King George VI. As the decades pass, personal intrigues, romances, and political rivalries are revealed that played a big role in events that shaped the later years of the 20th century.
Newcomer Katherine Langford plays the role of Hannah, a young woman who takes her own life. Two weeks after her tragic death, a classmate named Clay finds a mysterious box on his porch. Inside the box are recordings made by Hannah — on whom Clay had a crush — in which she explains the 13 reasons why she chose to commit suicide. If Clay decides to listen to the recordings, he will find out if and how he made the list. This intricate and heart-wrenching tale is told through Clay and Hannah’s dual narratives.
Little House of the Prairie – 1974 – 1983 – 9 Seasons @ 204 Episodes
Take a look at the life and adventures of Charles Ingall’s family living on a farm in Walnut Grove in Minnesota.
Shown in Great Britain for more than five years (debuting in 1961) before it caught on in America, `The Avengers’ is a secret-agent thriller that almost bests James Bond. Jonathan Steed – an urbane, proper gentleman spy – teams with various assistants throughout the series’ run, including Dr. David Keel, Cathy Gale, Emma Peel and Tara King, to repeatedly save the world from diabolical schemes plotted by equally diabolical evil-doers (among them robots and man-eating monsters). Peel, in her leather boots and miniskirts, is now considered one of the most liberated women on 1960s television.
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. – 1964 – 1967 – 4 Seasons @ 105 Episodes
Like “The Avengers,” “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.” borrows from James Bond stories. The good guys, suave U.S. operative Napoleon Solo and sexy Russian Illya Kuryakin, work for U.N.C.L.E. (United Network Command for Law and Enforcement) and battle evil international syndicate THRUSH.