-~My Top Favorite TV Series~-

by ja_kitty_71 | created - 11 Aug 2011 | updated - 2 weeks ago | Public

Here are all of my favorite TV shows -- animated and live-action. TV favorites that are not on IMDb are:

Eto Rangers (1995), Happy, Happy Clover (2007), and... Naisho no Tsubomi (2008)

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1. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1955–1960)

Approved | 30 min | Action, Adventure, Family

Robin of Loxley, otherwise known as Robin Hood, and his band of Merry Men protect England from the evil machinations of Prince John while King Richard the Lionheart is away fighting in the Crusades.

Stars: Richard Greene, Victor Woolf, Archie Duncan, Alexander Gauge

Votes: 776

2. The Gumby Show (1956–1969)

TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Innovative "Claymation" adventures of Gumby and his horse Pokey.

Stars: Art Clokey, Dick Beals, Gloria Clokey, Dal McKennon

Votes: 1,495

3. Zorro (1957–1959)

TV-G | 30 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Don Diego de la Vega opposes the corrupt tyrants of Spanish California as the masked swordsman, Zorro.

Stars: Guy Williams, Gene Sheldon, Henry Calvin, Don Diamond

Votes: 3,538

4. Pixie and Dixie and Mr. Jinks (1958–1961)

7 min | Animation, Family

The misadventures of a talking Cat and two talking mice.

Stars: Daws Butler, Don Messick

Votes: 183

5. Felix the Cat (1958–1961)

TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

Felix the cat carried a magic bag that could not only produce items inside but change shape, form, and function. The most common plot was the Professor would attempt to steal Felix's magic bag with wacky ideas of his own.

Star: Jack Mercer

Votes: 827

6. Noggin the Nog (1959–1965)

10 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

"In the Lands of the North, where the black rocks stand guard against the cold sea, in the dark night that is very long, the men of the North Lands sit by their great log fires, and they tell a tale..."

Stars: Oliver Postgate, Ronnie Stevens

Votes: 97

7. Augie Doggie and Doggie Daddy (1959–1961)

7 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

The story centers around the misadventures of a super dad trying to do his best to improve his somewhat undisciplined son's education, judging what would be best for him, even with some ... See full summary »

Stars: Daws Butler, Doug Young

Votes: 82

8. Popeye the Sailor (1960–1962)

TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

The continuing animated adventures of Olive Oyl, Wimpy, Swee'pea and Popeye.

Stars: Jack Mercer, Mae Questel, Jackson Beck

Votes: 11,961

9. The Flintstones (1960–1966)

TV-G | 26 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

The misadventures of two modern-day Stone Age families, the Flintstones and the Rubbles.

Stars: Alan Reed, Mel Blanc, Jean Vander Pyl, Bea Benaderet

Votes: 36,225

10. Top Cat (1961–1962)

TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Crime

Top Cat is the leader of a group of alley cats, always trying to cheat someone.

Stars: Leo DeLyon, Allen Jenkins, Arnold Stang, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 7,471

11. Fireball XL5 (1962–1963)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Family, Sci-Fi

The interplanetary adventures of the crew of the World Space Patrol (W.S.P.) spacecraft Fireball XL5, patrolling Sector 25 of the galaxy in the year 2062.

Stars: David Graham, Sylvia Anderson, Paul Maxwell, John Bluthal

Votes: 564

12. The Mighty Hercules (I) (1963–1966)

30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The adventures of the heroic demigod of Greek mythology.

Stars: Jimmy Tapp, Gerry Bascombe, David Hartman, Helene Nickerson

Votes: 327

13. The New Casper Cartoon Show (1963–1969)

Animation, Family

The New Casper Cartoon Show is an animated television series based on the Harvey Comics cartoon character Casper the Friendly Ghost.

Stars: Bradley Bolke, Ginny Tyler, Bob Hastings, Jim MacGeorge

Votes: 107

14. Gigantor (1964)

TV-PG | 25 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

When terrorist groups, evil criminals and aliens become too strong even for Earth's over-stretched armed forces, the virtually-indestructible robot, Gigantor, is built to combat them.

Stars: Billie Lou Watt, Ray Owens, Peter Fernandez, Gilbert Mack

Votes: 219

15. Petticoat Junction (1963–1970)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy

The misadventures of the family staff of The Shady Rest Hotel and their neighbors of Hooterville.

Stars: Edgar Buchanan, Linda Henning, Bea Benaderet, Frank Cady

Votes: 3,117

16. Jonny Quest (1964–1965)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The Quest family and their bodyguard investigate strange phenomena and battle villains around the world.

Stars: Mike Road, Tim Matheson, Don Messick, Danny Bravo

Votes: 4,751

17. Bewitched (1964–1972)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

A witch married to an ordinary man cannot resist using her magic powers to solve the problems her family faces.

Stars: Elizabeth Montgomery, Dick York, Dick Sargent, Agnes Moorehead

Votes: 21,246

18. Kimba the White Lion (1965–1967)

TV-G | 24 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

The adventures of a brave and optimistic little white lion, moral leader for good animals in a jungle surrounded by dangers.

Stars: Yvonne Murray, Sonia Owens, Gorô Naya, Junji Chiba

Votes: 1,000

19. Mighty Thor (1966)

Animation, Action, Fantasy

The contemporary adventures of the Norse god of thunder and lightning.

Stars: Len Carlson, Bernard Cowan, Vita Linder, Chris Wiggins

Votes: 740

20. Mahô tsukai Sarî (1966–1968)


Sally, the princess of the land of magic, comes down to earth against her father's will.

Stars: Michiko Hirai, Fuyumi Shiraishi, Kôsei Tomita, Jôji Yanami

Votes: 84

21. Speed Racer (1967–1968)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Teenager Gô Mifune aspires to be the world's best race-car champion with the help of his friends, family and his father's high-tech race-car, the Mach 5.

Stars: Katsuji Mori, Peter Fernandez, Corinne Orr, Jack Grimes

Votes: 2,955

22. Choppy and the Princess (1967–1968)

25 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

Princess Sapphire is a princess who was born with a boy's mind and raised as one because of one mischievous angel's mistake. Nevertheless, there is no way a girl can take the throne so her ... See full summary »

Stars: Carole Wyand, Gorô Naya, Yoshiko Ôta, Takako Sasuga

Votes: 190

23. Aquaman (1967–1969)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The adventures of the aquatic superhero and his friends.

Stars: Diana Maddox, Pat Harrington Jr., Ted Knight, Gerald Mohr

Votes: 677

25. Gegege no Kitarô (1985– )

Animation, Action, Fantasy

An animated series based on the popular Japanese series of comics by Mizuki Shigeru. Kitaro is a young ghost, the last of his family line of ghosts. With the help of his father's eye (the ... See full summary »

Stars: Keiko Toda, Isamu Tanonaka, Kei Tomiyama, Ichirô Nagai

Votes: 24


26. Gegege no Kitaro (2018– )

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

The adventures of a young spirit boy and his friends.

Stars: Yukiyo Fujii, Toshio Furukawa, Masako Nozawa, Miyuki Sawashiro

Votes: 96


27. Wacky Races (1968–1970)

30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

The participants of an unusual car race compete around America.

Stars: Paul Winchell, Dave Willock, John Stephenson, Daws Butler

Votes: 6,856

28. The Adventures of Gulliver (1968–1969)

30 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

The adventures of Gary Gulliver and his search for his missing father.

Stars: Allan Melvin, John Stephenson, Don Messick, Herb Vigran

Votes: 430

29. Akko's Secret (1969–1970)

24 min | Animation, Fantasy

Atsuko "Akko-chan" Kagami is a school girl who likes mirrors. After her favorite mirror breaks, Atsuko gives it a funeral. Her respect for mirrors convinces a mirror-related spirit to teach her mirror magic and shape-shifting spells.

Stars: Yoshiko Ôta, Kazuko Sugiyama

Votes: 54

30. Dororo (1968– )

Animation, Action, Fantasy

A samurai must retrieve his 48 body parts that were stolen from him when he was a baby so he can defeat the 48 demons that were made from his body parts.

Stars: Haruko Kitahama, Minori Matsushima, Shûsei Nakamura, Gorô Naya

Votes: 212

31. Cattanooga Cats (1969–1971)

TV-G | 60 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

The adventures of a band of southern beatnik cats.

Stars: Marty Ingels, Paul Lynde, Casey Kasem, Allan Melvin

Votes: 98

32. Here Comes the Grump (1969–1970)

TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

In this surreal animated saga, we get to know the tale of Princess Dawn, who must find the Whispering Orchid's cove (and the glass key therein hidden) in order to save her kingdom from the ... See full summary »

Stars: Rip Taylor, Jay North, Stefanianna Christopherson, Mel Blanc

Votes: 138

33. Scooby Doo, Where Are You! (1969–1970)

TV-G | 22 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

A group of teenage friends and their Great Dane (Scooby-Doo) travel in a bright green van solving strange and hilarious mysteries, while returning from or going to a regular teenage function.

Stars: Don Messick, Casey Kasem, Nicole Jaffe, Vic Perrin

Votes: 34,113

34. The Scooby-Doo/Dynomutt Hour (1976–1978)

TV-G | 24 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Scooby Doo and the gang solve mysteries; then Blue Falcon and Dynomutt fight crime in each two-part episode of this animated series.

Stars: Patricia Stevens, Frank Welker, Casey Kasem, Don Messick

Votes: 3,353

For "The Scooby-Doo Show" episodes as Seasons 3 and 4

35. Josie and the Pussycats (1970–1972)

TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

'Josie and the Pussycats' is a pop music group. During their tours are always involved in strange mysteries.

Stars: Sherry Alberoni, Jerry Dexter, Cathy Douglas, Patrice Holloway

Votes: 2,082

36. Mako, the Mermaid (1970–1971)

24 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

Mako, a mermaid, falls in love with a human and decides to live in the human world.

Stars: Kazuko Sugiyama, Michiko Hirai, Mahito Tsujimura, Sachiko Chijimatsu

Votes: 25

37. Sabrina the Teenage Witch (1971–1974)

Animation, Comedy, Family

Toon version of the Archie Comics witch who uses her powers to aide the uncertainty of adolescence.

Stars: Jane Webb, Dal McKennon, Howard Morris, John Erwin

Votes: 266

38. Triton of the Sea (1972)

23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

5000 years ago, evil demigod Poseidon and his minions attack the good mermen. A dolphin saves one of them, baby Triton. Later, as a young boy, Triton decides to avenge his family and end the reign of evil Poseidon and his monsters.

Stars: Hidekatsu Shibata, Jôji Yanami, Toshiko Sawada, Junpei Takiguchi

Votes: 63

40. Sealab 2020 (1972)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

Cartoon adventure series that focused on a group of Oceanauts in their experimental complex on the ocean floor.

Stars: Ross Martin, John Stephenson, Josh Albee, William Callaway

Votes: 233

41. Arago X-001 (1973)

5 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

A robot from outer space, Pluk, finds himself stranded on Earth where he befriends young spacecraft engineer Niki, his friend Babette and their smart dog Jupiter. In order to recover Pluk's ship, they all leave Earth in Niki's Arago X-001.

42. Mission: Magic! (1973–1974)


A witchy teacher and a small group of students travel to magical lands with pop star Rick Springfield.

Stars: Rick Springfield, Howard Morris, Lola Fisher, Erika Scheimer

Votes: 82

43. Cutie Honey (1973–1974)

25 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Honey Kisaragi is Professor Takeshi Kisaragi's daughter. She studies at a religious school from which she likes to escape frequently. Her father orders her to come home one day through a ... See full summary »

Stars: Eiko Masuyama, Kazuko Sawada, Katsuji Mori, Kôsei Tomita

Votes: 166

44. Little House on the Prairie (1974–1983)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Family, Romance