Top 10 Best Family TV Shows of All Time

The best TV shows for the family to watch together in the past 60 years.
The Top Ten
1 The Cosby Show The Cosby Show is an American television sitcom starring Bill Cosby, which aired for eight seasons on NBC from September 20, 1984 until April 30, 1992. The show focuses on the Huxtable family, an upper middle-class African-American family living in Brooklyn, New York.

Regardless of your view of the actors, the show was amazing!

The laughs never stop. One of the biggest and best families on T.V..

2 Full House Full House is an American sitcom created by Jeff Franklin for ABC. The show chronicles a widowed father, Danny Tanner, who enlists his best friend and brother-in-law to help raise his three daughters.

There are 6 novels based on this show. Full House, Sisters, Stephanie, Club Stephanie, Michelle and Dear Michelle. There used to be a board game based on this show (among several more including Clarissa Explains It All, California Dreams and Little House on the Prairie) but is out of print.

I like full house because it shows the audience that families can be great

Good and Family show!

I love full house

3 The Andy Griffith Show

I think the Andy Griffith show was absolute genius and brilliant casting chemistry at its best. Still a pleasure to watch. Funny and wonderful in every way. I still watch it daily.The very best.

Barney made the show in my opinion. I love the other characters too of course but Barney was hilarious.

Heart warming and sappy. Who doesn't like the antics of Barney Fife and the rest of the Mayberry oddballs?

I still enjoy the reruns.

4 I Love Lucy I Love Lucy is an American television sitcom that originally ran on CBS from October 15, 1951, to May 6, 1957, with a total of 180 half-hour episodes spanning 6 seasons.

Lucy is great, this is one of my top 3 shows of all time! Friends & The Big bang Theory are excellent, but I wouldn't call them family shows. Also, Lucy is such an easy watch, it has a relaxed feeling to it, but it still is a comedy show and probably one of the funniest! Watch I Love Lucy, The Lucy Show or Here's Lucy and you will enjoy yourself. Lucille Ball will not let you down.

This show stood it's time, I'm a teenager and it's my third favourite show, will not disappoint families.

I Love Lucy! I never pop out when this is on, and it's still poopular today.

N.B. for those who don't get that joke, I do know how to spell. It's a joke from the episode "Lucy Does A T.V. commercial. "

Two BFF's show their loyalty and love in this hilarious sit-com that paved the way for many more great comedies to come.

Lucy is a classic comedy for families to watch and laugh together. Buy the DVD set, you wont regret it at all!

5 America's Funniest Home Videos

This classic helps us laugh at our everyday lives.

6 Family Matters Family Matters is a sitcom that ran from 1989 to 1998. Originally it focused on the Winslow family, but it would later become more about their nerdy next-door neighbor, Steve Urkel, who was originally only supposed to be a one-episode character. In most episodes, the characters mess up in some way and ...read more.
7 Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway
8 My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic is a children's animated fantasy television series developed by Lauren Faust, produced by Hasbro Studios and DHX Media Vancouver. Despite the target demographic of young girls, Friendship Is Magic has also gained a large following of men, usually adults, mainly young ...read more.
9 All in the Family All in the Family is an American sitcom television series that was originally broadcast on the CBS television network for nine seasons.

A ground breaking sit-com that only Lear dared to create and produce.

10 The Wonder Years The Wonder Years is an American television comedy-drama created by Neal Marlens and Carol Black. It ran on ABC from 1988 until 1993. The pilot aired on January 31, 1988, following ABC's coverage of Super Bowl XXII.

Best show ever! Makes you laugh, cry, then cry some more. Great show!

Kevin Arnold took us back in time to our childhood memories.

Kevin from Wonder years looks like Justin
Bustid, Wonder Years.

The Contenders
11 Top Gear Top Gear is a British television series about motor vehicles, primarily cars, and is a relaunched version of the original 1977 show of the same name, airing since 2002, and becoming the most widely watched factual television programme in the world.
12 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is an American sitcom that originally aired on NBC from September 10, 1990, to May 20, 1996.
13 Britain's Got Talent Britain's Got Talent is a British television talent show reality TV competition which started in June 2007 and originated from the Got Talent franchise.
14 The Carol Burnett Show

Funny skits and musical duets. The best guest stars of the era.

Some of these skits are hilarious!

15 Noel's House Party
16 Home Improvement Home Improvement is an American television sitcom starring Tim Allen that aired on ABC from September 17, 1991 to May 25, 1999, with a total of 204 half-hour episodes spanning over eight seasons.
17 Malcolm In the Middle Malcolm in the Middle is an American television sitcom created by Linwood Boomer for the Fox Broadcasting Company . The series was first broadcast on January 9, 2000 and ended its six-year run on May 14, 2006, after seven seasons and 151 episodes . The series received critical acclaim and won a Peabody ...read more.

Malcom In the Middle is a funny family T.V. show that is suitable and appropiet from the age of 5 to 90. Its about a disfunctional family starring young Brian Cranston, the T.V. show is actually about a genius boy called malcom with 3 brothers that are equally dumb, him and his brothers misbehave and drive their mom crazy

18 Diff'rent Strokes
19 Gravity Falls Gravity Falls is an American animated television series produced by Disney Television Animation that first aired on Disney Channel, and then on Disney XD from June 15, 2012 to February 15, 2016. The series follows the adventures of Dipper Pines and his twin sister Mabel in the fictional town of Gravity ...read more.
20 Game for a Laugh
21 The Flintstones The Flintstones is the first animated prime-time American television series. It was broadcast from September 30, 1960 to April 1, 1966 on ABC.

This 1960's cartoon is a classic that will never end.

22 Little House On the Prairie Little House on the Prairie is an American western drama television series, starring Michael Landon, Melissa Gilbert, Karen Grassle, and Melissa Sue Anderson, about a family living on a farm in Walnut Grove, Minnesota, in the 1870s and 1880s.

"Clarissa Explains It All" and "Little House on the Prairie" are 2 of the family T.V. shows to include the name of "Melissa".

Clarissa Explains It All - Melissa Joan Hart
Little House on the Prairie - Melissa Gilbert

The best family shoe of all!

Best family show ever!

23 The Brady Bunch The Brady Bunch is an American sitcom created by Sherwood Schwartz that aired from September 26, 1969, to March 8, 1974, on ABC.

Again, This should be number 1 but please don't watch Night Frights [a horrible episode with Mike and Carol being too harsh] and don't watch any episode with Cousin Oliver or else you will explode!

Deserves the number 1 spot in my opinion!

One of the best family shows as far as seeing a fully functional family from the inside

24 Gladiators
25 Growing Pains Growing Pains is an American television sitcom that aired on ABC from September 24, 1985, to April 25, 1992. The show ran for seven seasons, consisting of 166 episodes.
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