I Love the '70s (U.S. TV series)

I Love the '70s
Genre Mini-series
Composer(s) Rob Cairns
Country of origin US
Original language(s) English
No. of episodes 10
Producer(s) Greg Altman
Michael Dutton
Karla Hidalgo
Sean Johnson
Sandra Kuhn
Running time 60 mins.
Original network VH1
Original release August 18 – August 22, 2003
Followed by I Love the '70s: Volume 2
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I Love the '70s is a decade nostalgia television mini-series produced by VH1. The series is based on a BBC series of the same name. It examines the pop culture of the 1970s, using footage from the era, along with "Where Are They Now?" interviews with celebrities from the decade. Additionally, the show features comedians poking fun at the kitschiness of what was popular. The first episode of the series, I Love 1970, premiered on August 18, 2003, through the final episode of the series, I Love 1979, premiered on August 22, 2003. A sequel, I Love the '70s: Volume 2, appeared in the United States on VH1 beginning on July 10, 2006.

Recurring segments

Topics covered by year


Roller Rink Anthem of 1970: The Guess Who - "American Woman"


Roller Rink Anthem of 1971: Don McLean - "American Pie"


Roller Rink Anthem of 1972: Curtis Mayfield - "Superfly"
Flashback Commercial of 1972: Chiffon Margarine (actually aired in 1979)
Wonders of 1972: Hackey Sack, Frozen Yogurt, White Ziffindale, Atkins Diet
Follicle Fad of 1972: women having unshaved armpits, legs and pubic regions


Roller Rink Anthem of 1973: Elton John - "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road"

Foxy Ladies of 1973: Carly Simon, Gladys Knight, Carole & Paula of The Magic Garden

Flashback Commercial of 1973: Fisher-Price Medical Kit

Follicle Fad of 1973: Baldness


Roller Rink Anthem of 1974: Barbra Streisand - "The Way We Were"

Flashback Commercial of 1974: Meow Mix


Roller Rink Anthem of 1975: K.C. and the Sunshine Band - "That's The Way I Like It"

Flashback Commercial of 1975: Band-Aid


Roller Rink Anthem of 1976: The Four Seasons - "December 1963 (Oh What A Night)"


Roller Rink Anthem of 1977: Thelma Houston - "Don't Leave Me This Way"

Foxy Ladies of 1977: Cheryl Ladd, Stevie Nicks, Jacqueline Bisset

Macho Men of 1977: Lindsey Buckingham, Richard Gere, Arnold Schwarzenegger

Flashback Commercial of 1977: Miller Lite- "Great taste, less filling"

Wonders of 1977: Billy Beer, first MRI, Sports bra

Follicle Fad of 1977: Chest hair, Mohawk

Primate of 1977: The Grape Ape


Roller Rink Anthem of 1978: Chic - "Le Freak"

Flashback Commercial of 1978: Body on Tap shampoo

Primate of 1978: Muffit II of Battlestar Galactica

Follicle Fad of 1978: Throwback hair

Macho Men of 1978: Andy Gibb, Bjorn Borg, Mick Jagger

Wonders of 1978: Ben & Jerry's, Reese's Pieces, Ginsu, Ironman Triathlon

Foxy Ladies of 1978: Margot Kidder, Raquel Welch, Cheryl Tiegs


Roller Rink Anthem of 1979: Sister Sledge - "We Are Family"


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