Most Popular Titles With Jim Backus
- Job Types
- Movies or TV
- IMDb Rating
7. Alias Smith and Jones (1971–1973)
60 min | Comedy, Western
Hannibal Heyes and Kid Curry, two of the most wanted outlaws in the history of the West, are popular "with everyone except the railroads and the banks", since "in all the trains and banks ... See full summary »
12. It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963)
Approved | 192 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The dying words of a thief spark a madcap cross-country rush to find some treasure.
14. Pete's Dragon (1977)
G | 128 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
An orphan boy and his magical dragon come to town with his abusive adoptive parents in pursuit.
15. Make Room for Daddy (1953–1965)
30 min | Comedy, Family
Danny Williams, a successful nightclub singer, encounters a variety of difficult or amusing situations in trying to balance his career with his family; his outspoken wife Cathy, teenage ... See full summary »
16. Maverick (1957–1962)
60 min | Action, Western, Adventure
Bret and Bart Maverick (and in later seasons, their English cousin, Beau) are well dressed gamblers who migrate from town to town always looking for a good game. Poker (5 card draw) is ... See full summary »
19. Daniel Boone (1964–1970)
60 min | Adventure, History, Western
Frontier hero Daniel Boone conducts surveys and expeditions around Boonesborough, running into both friendly and hostile Indians, just before and during the Revolutionary War.
21. ABC Afterschool Specials (1972–1997)
60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
"ABC Afterschool Specials" was the umbrella show name for various educational shows that were shown in the afternoon, occasionally. Each episode was produced by a separate company.
22. Today (1952– )
240 min | News, Talk-Show
A daily live broadcast provides current domestic and international news, weather reports and interviews with news-makers from the worlds of politics, business, media, entertainment and sports.
23. Marcus Welby, M.D. (1969–1976)
60 min | Drama
The show is about doctors Marcus Welby, a general practitioner and Steven Kiley, Welby's young assistant. The two try to treat people as individuals in an age of specialized medicine and ... See full summary »
30. Critic's Choice (1963)
Approved | 100 min | Comedy
Bob Hope is a New York theater critic and his wife (Lucille Ball in their final motion picture pairing) writes a play that may or may not be very good. Now Hope must either get out of ... See full summary »
31. 77 Sunset Strip (1958–1964)
60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Stu Bailey and Jeff Spencer were the wisecracking, womanizing private detective heroes of this Warner Brothers drama. Stu and Jeff worked out of an office located at 77 Sunset Strip in Los ... See full summary »
34. Don't Bother to Knock (1952)
TV-14 | 76 min | Drama, Thriller
An airline pilot, dumped by his girlfriend, pursues a baby-sitter in his hotel...and gradually realizes she's dangerous.
36. Love, American Style (1969–1974)
60 min | Comedy, Romance
An anthology comedy series featuring a line up of different celebrity guest stars appearing in anywhere from one, two, three, and four short stories or vignettes within an hour about versions of love and romance.
38. The Wild and the Innocent (1959)
Approved | 84 min | Romance, Western
Charming tale of mountaineer-trapper Murphy's first taste "big city" life with young, sweet Sandra Dee in tow. She flees her family, which tried to trade her for some of Murphy's beaver ... See full summary »
41. What's My Line? (1950–1967)
30 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show
Contestants with unusual occupations were interviewed by the panelists. Only questions that could be answered with a "yes" or "no" were allowed. At the conclusion of the questioning, the ... See full summary »
42. Myra Breckinridge (1970)
X | 94 min | Comedy
Myron Breckinridge is waiting for her sex-change operation while a stoned surgeon stumbles into the operating room. Before the drugged doctor begins Myron's operation, he counsels her. ... See full summary »
43. Zotz! (1962)
Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy, Fantasy
Jonathan Jones, a professor of ancient languages, comes into possession of an ancient coin. He translates its inscription, which gives him three powers: to inflict pain, slow down time or ... See full summary »
47. Nanny and the Professor (1970–1971)
30 min | Comedy
Ever-cheerful Nanny helps the Everett family with her subtly magical abilities, such as seemingly reading minds, seeing the future or making fortunate coincidences happen.
48. Medical Center (1969–1976)
60 min | Drama
Located in the Los Angeles area, Medical Center was an otherwise unnamed hospital complex that was part of a large university campus. Dr. Paul Lochner was the chief of staff, an experienced... See full summary »
49. Police Story (1973–1977)
120 min | Drama, Crime
Classic anthology series, which details the personal lives of the men and women of the Los Angeles Police Department. The stories ranged from highly dramatic to extremely funny. Even though... See full summary »
50. Good Guys Wear Black (1978)
PG | 95 min | Action
An ex-US Army commando must find the reason why his comrades from his unit are being systematically murdered before he is next.