Top Ten Most Influential TV Shows of All Timeegnomac
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The granddaddy of all westerns
Late-night show that started long-form coverage of the first Iranian hostage crisis created the template for today's 24-hour news cycle.
Host Ted Koppel was awesome.
The very first cartoon ever created specifically for television.
Fairly primitive by modern standards, this is the one that started it all.
Forerunner of "Laugh-In" and "Saturday Night Live", these may have been the best comedy writers of all time.
Even if the only thing he ever did was say: "Ladies and Gentlemen... THE Beatles! ", he would go down in history.
However, there was a very good reason that The Beatles chose his show to appear on first.
It taught us geography, math, the senses, and the presidents of the United States all in songs.
This show has impacted my life so much that if it cancels or ends sonner than expected, I will give up television forever.
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