These classic shows could tell alien visitors a lot about America. From the traditional nuclear family of Leave It to Beaver to the beer-guzzling antics of Homer Simpson -- these are cultural capsules that shed light on our society and can prompt some interesting discussions with kids.
One collie, 20 years of old-fashioned family adventures.
Classic clowning from comic genius; for all ages.
Classic '50s sitcom is dated but still appealing.
Classic cowboy series still great, but lots of stereotypes.
Classic Western offers adventure, positive themes, fighting.
Classic family sitcom offers fun with its lessons.
Aaaaay! Classic feel-good sitcom is hokey but fun.
Landmark '70s sitcom lightens bias with humor.
Clever, fast-paced cartoon with edgy humor.
Classic cop series is milder than modern shows.
Intelligent political drama for mature viewers.