My Correction to Rolling Stone’s Very Wrong List of “The 100 Greatest TV Shows of All-Time”

Dear lords above and below, Rolling Stone magazine just dropped a list of the greatest TV shows of all-time, and I think my nose is bleeding a little. Their list is an insult to the history of television, to perspective, to groundbreaking significance. The list is so insultingly nonsensical, I fear they are just baiting TV fans like myself. Their Top 10 (TV Shows of ALL-TIME!) includes Fleabag, The Wire, and Atlanta. But no I Love Lucy. No Muppet Show. We need some serious perspective, after all we are trying to live in a society, here!

Here is my correction to their horrifying submission.
The 50 Actual Greatest TV Shows of All-Time:

50. The Monkees

49. Little House on the Prairie

48. Married With Children

47. Mad Men

46. Britannia

45. Three’s Company

44. The Jeffersons

43. The A-Team

42. The Handmaid’s Tale

41. The Kids in the Hall

40. Designing Women

39. Orange is the New Black

38. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

37. Gilmore Girls

36. Schitt’s Creek

35. Father Ted

34. 30 Rock

33. Bewitched

32. The Twilight Zone

31. The Price is Right

30. The Simpsons

29. Animaniacs

28. The X-Files

27. The West Wing

26. Supernatural

25. Spongebob Squarepants

24. All in the Family

23. Lost

22. Cheers

21. Saturday Night Live

20. Veronica Mars

19. Unsolved Mysteries

18. Seinfeld

17. The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

16. Star Trek

15. Mr. Bean

14. Sesame Street

13. Star Trek: Voyager

12. Absolutely Fabulous

11. The Golden Girls

10. Game of Thrones

9. Friends

8. Firefly

7. The Sopranos

6. The Muppet Show

5. M*A*S*H

4. Buffy the Vampire Slayer

3. I Love Lucy

2. Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood

1. Doctor Who

I look forward to your cheerful confirmations of how insanely correct I am, and just how daft you find Rolling Stone’s list. See you on Twitter (@katieusingwords).

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