Top 100 TV Shows of All Time


There was once a day where the only television shows were on a handful of networks. Then, over the years, television shows expanded onto cable and satellite television networks, giving us many options to watch. Now, there are streaming services galore and a parade of shows that would make catching up on all of them impossible. So which television series are must-see TV? Here are the top 100 TV shows of all time. To create this list, we used a combination of quality, critical response, ratings and impact both technically and culturally.

100. The Bob Newhart Show


  • Original Run: September 16, 1972 – April 1, 1978
  • Show Creator: David Davis and Lorenzo Music
  • Stars: Bob Newhart, Suzanne Pleshette, Marcia Wallace
  • IMDb Rating: 8.1 out of 10
  • Best Episode: Over the River and Through the Woods (Season 4, Episode 11)

“The Bob Newhart Show” is one of those comedies that has aged well over the years, in this series about a psychologist from Chicago that has to deal with not only patients, but the people closest to him.