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1. ABC Late Night (1973–1975)
Episode: Warner Bros. Movies: A 50 Year Salute (1973)

9.7
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Director: Lawrence Einhorn | Stars: Bette Davis, Jack Benny, George Segal

Votes: 61

3. Make Room for Daddy (1953–1965)
Episode: That Ol' Devil Jack Benny (1960)

30 min | Comedy, Family

9.6
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Danny is up for a big network show, but the network decides to give it to Jack Benny. When Jack shows up at Danny's place to say no hard feelings, Danny loses it. Why you? All you do is say... See full summary »

Writer: Arthur Stander | Director: Sheldon Leonard | Stars: Danny Thomas, Marjorie Lord, Rusty Hamer, Angela Cartwright

Votes: 9

4. The Jackie Gleason Show (1952–1959)
Episode: The Honeymooners: Principle of the Thing (1955)

TV-G | Comedy

9.4
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With everything in the apartment breaking down, Ralph decides to exercise a clause in the lease and uses the rent money to fix up the place.

Writers: Marvin Marx, A.J. Russell, Leonard Stern, Walter Stone, Sydney Zelinka | Director: Frank Satenstein | Stars: Jackie Gleason, Art Carney, Audrey Meadows, Joyce Randolph

Votes: 7

5. The Jack Paar Tonight Show (1957–1962)

105 min | Comedy, Family, Talk-Show

9.1
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Stars: Hugh Downs, Jose Melis, Jack Paar, Cliff Arquette

Votes: 105

6. The Jackie Gleason Show (1952–1959)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy

9.0
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Stars: Jack Lescoulie, The June Taylor Dancers, Jackie Gleason, Ray Bloch

Votes: 143

7. Omnibus (1952–1961)

55 min | Drama, History, Music

9.0
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Starting out as a live show from New York City, "Omnibus" was hosted by Alastair Cooke and featured everything from discussions about science and the arts to original works by such ... See full summary »

Stars: Alistair Cooke, Leonard Bernstein, Helen Hayes, Royal Dano

Votes: 100

8. The Julie Andrews Hour (1972–1973)

60 min | Music

9.0
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The Julie Andrews Hour was an entertaining television variety series starring Julie Andrews. Julie had amazing guests and great singing on her show.

Stars: Julie Andrews, Steve Lawrence, Rich Little, Robert Goulet

Votes: 98

9. BBC Show of the Week (1965–1975)

60 min | Music

9.0
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Stars: Keith Michell, Tony Bennett, The Irving Davies Dancers, Louis Armstrong

Votes: 6

11. Make Room for Daddy (1953–1965)
Episode: Jack Benny Takes Danny's Job (1958)

30 min | Comedy, Family

9.0
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Danny fully expects to perform at Rusty's Cub Scout show for the third consecutive year and is annoyed at be asked again, until he finds he's been replaced by Jack Benny.

Writers: Jack Elinson, Charles Stewart | Director: Sheldon Leonard | Stars: Danny Thomas, Marjorie Lord, Rusty Hamer, Angela Cartwright

Votes: 5

12. The Jack Benny Program (1950–1965)
Episode: Shopping Show (1954)

30 min | Comedy

8.9
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Writers: George Balzer, Hal Goldman, Al Gordon, Sam Perrin | Director: Ralph Levy | Stars: Jack Benny, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Don Wilson, Dennis Day

Votes: 24

13. The Jack Benny Program (1950–1965)

30 min | Comedy

8.8
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The comic misadventures of the skinflint comedian and his friends.

Stars: Jack Benny, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Don Wilson, Dennis Day

Votes: 785

14. General Foods 25th Anniversary Show: A Salute to Rodgers and Hammerstein (1954 TV Movie)

Comedy, History, Musical

8.8
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Writers: George Balzer, Bob Dunn, Norman Paul, Sam Perrin, Si Rose, Bernie Smith, Samuel Taylor | Director: Ralph Levy | Stars: Mary Martin, Ed Sullivan, Jack Benny, Edgar Bergen

Votes: 13

15. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958)
Episode: Jack Benny Steals George's Joke (1952)

Comedy

8.8
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Jack steals a joke from George when they're playing a benefit in San Francisco and as a result they feud.

Writers: Paul Henning, Sid Dorfman, Harvey Helm, William Burns | Director: Ralph Levy | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Harry von Zell, Bea Benaderet

Votes: 9

16. What's My Line? (1950–1967)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show

8.7
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Four panelists must determine guests' occupations - and, in the case of famous guests, while blindfolded, their identity - by asking only "yes" or "no" questions.

Stars: John Daly, Arlene Francis, Bennett Cerf, Dorothy Kilgallen

Votes: 878

17. The Dick Cavett Show (1968–1974)

90 min | Music, Talk-Show

8.7
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Daytime, primetime, then late-night talk and variety show. Often there was only one guest (GA Gov. Lester Maddox walked out angrily during one interview). Cavett was intelligent and witty, ... See full summary »

Stars: Dick Cavett, Bobby Rosengarden, Rex Reed, Truman Capote

Votes: 335

18. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958)

30 min | Comedy

8.7
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Neighbor Blanche Morton frequently joins Gracie in escapades which annoy hubby Harry and provide George with an opportunity to offer a humorous soliloquy.

Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Bea Benaderet, Harry von Zell

Votes: 787

19. The Hollywood Palace (1964–1970)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.7
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Various guest hosts present a musical variety show.

Stars: Bing Crosby, Milton Berle, Jimmy Durante, Sid Caesar

Votes: 132

20. The David Frost Show (1969–1972)

90 min | Talk-Show

8.7
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Stars: David Frost, Gerri Granger, Tiny Tim, Dana Valery

Votes: 100

21. Frost on Sunday (1968–1970)

Comedy, Talk-Show

8.7
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Stars: David Frost, Ronnie Corbett, Ronnie Barker, Josephine Tewson

Votes: 19

22. Jack Benny's Twentieth Anniversary Special (1970 TV Special)

60 min | Comedy

8.7
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Highlights of past Jack Benny shows are shown.

Stars: Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Don Wilson, Dennis Day

Votes: 14

23. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958)
Episode: Happy Hmm Hmm (1951)

Comedy

8.7
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Gracie discovers that today's date is circled on her calendar, but she doesn't remember why. She assumes she's supposed to throw a party.

Writer: Harvey Helm | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Bill Goodwin, Bea Benaderet

Votes: 7

24. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958)
Episode: Ronnie Gets an Agent (1956)

Comedy

8.7
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A fight erupts between George and his son when an unscrupulous talent agent with ulterior motives offers Ronnie a contract. Meanwhile, Ronnie dreads embarrassment when his latest girlfriend's high society parents come to dinner.

Writers: Harvey Helm, Norman Paul, Keith Fowler, William Burns | Director: Frederick De Cordova | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Jack Benny, Harry von Zell

Votes: 7

25. ABC Late Night (1973–1975)

90 min

8.6
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Stars: Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford, Nanette Fabray, Glenn Ford

Votes: 56

26. The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Lucille Ball (1975 TV Special)

60 min | Comedy

8.6
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Legendary comedienne Lucille Ball is roasted by Jack Benny, Milton Berle, Foster Brooks, Rich Little, and Don Rickles among others.

Writers: Harry Crane, George Arthur Bloom, Tom Tenowich, Milt Rosen, Don Hinkley, Peter Gallay, Stan Burns, Mike Marmer | Director: Greg Garrison | Stars: Dean Martin, Lucille Ball, Jack Benny, Dan Rowan

Votes: 57

27. The Jack Benny Program (1949 TV Movie)

Comedy

8.6
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Pilot special for "The Jack Benny Program" (1950)

Stars: Jack Benny, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Isaac Stern, Margaret Whiting

Votes: 17

28. Show-Business at War (1943)

17 min | Documentary, Short

8.6
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A multi-studio effort to show the newsreel audience the progress of the Hollywood war effort.

Director: Louis De Rochemont | Stars: Carole Lombard, Walt Disney, John Ford, Darryl F. Zanuck

Votes: 210

29. Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Jack Benny But Were Afraid to Ask (1971 TV Special)

60 min | Comedy

8.6
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This special spoofs portions of Benny's career.

Stars: Jack Benny, David Reuben, George Burns, Lucille Ball

Votes: 13

30. The Jack Benny Program (1950–1965)
Episode: Christmas Shopping Show (1957)

Comedy

8.6
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Jack is determined to finish his Christmas shopping in one visit and tortures a wallet salesman with constant changes to his order. Meanwhile, Dennis is having difficulty finding the right present for his mother.

Writers: Sam Perrin, George Balzer, Hal Goldman, Al Gordon | Director: James V. Kern | Stars: Jack Benny, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Dennis Day, Mel Blanc

Votes: 33

32. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958)
Episode: Gracie Thinks She's Not Married to George (1953)

Comedy

8.6
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George has to convince Gracie that they are legally married, but convincing Gracie of anything is never easy.

Writers: Sid Dorfman, Harvey Helm, Nate Monaster, Jesse Goldstein, William Burns | Director: Ralph Levy | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Harry von Zell, Bea Benaderet

Votes: 10

33. Jack Benny's First Farewell Special (1973 TV Special)

60 min | Comedy

8.5
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Stars: Jack Benny, Johnny Carson, Isaac Hayes, Bob Hope

Votes: 18

34. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)

105 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.4
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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Skitch Henderson, Doc Severinsen

Votes: 2,101

35. The Red Skelton Hour (1951–1971)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy

8.4
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Long-running weekly show that spotlighted legendary comedian and beloved TV clown, Red Skelton. Each show featured comedy skits, gags and vignettes starring Skelton and guest performers.

Stars: Red Skelton, David Rose and His Orchestra, Art Gilmore, Tom Hansen Dancers

Votes: 616

36. The Jack Benny Hour (1966 TV Special)

60 min | Comedy

8.4
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Skits includes a mock beauty contest and the famous "Si" routine made famous by Benny and Mel Blanc.

Writers: Hal Goldman, Al Gordon | Stars: Jack Benny, Phyllis Diller, Trini López, Tom Smothers

Votes: 10

37. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958)
Episode: Gracie Thinks George is Retiring from Show Business (1953)

Comedy

8.4
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The Burns house is put in jeopardy when a misheard telephone conversation between George and Jack Benny gives Gracie the impression that George is quitting show business.

Writers: William Burns, Sid Dorfman, Keith Fowler, Harvey Helm | Director: Frederick De Cordova | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Harry von Zell, Bea Benaderet

Votes: 9

38. The Jack Benny Program (1950–1965)
Episode: Smothers Brothers Show (1965)

30 min | Comedy

8.4
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The Smother Brothers confound every attempt by Jack to force them into his straitjacket comedy formula while performing his theme song, but even scarier to Jack is when he's pinned under an... See full summary »

Writers: George Balzer, Hal Goldman, Al Gordon, Sam Perrin | Director: Norman Abbott | Stars: Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Dick Smothers, Tom Smothers

Votes: 20

39. The Jack Benny Program (1950–1965)
Episode: The Peter Lorre/Joanie Sommers Show (1963)

30 min | Comedy

8.4
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Jack is thrilled to introduce his guest, actor Peter Lorre, who seems very modest and timid - until Jack congratulates him on his ability to personify evil, spurring Lorre to pull a knife ... See full summary »

Writers: Sam Perrin, George Balzer, Al Gordon, Hal Goldman | Director: Frederick De Cordova | Stars: Jack Benny, Peter Lorre, Joanie Sommers, Don Wilson

Votes: 14

40. The Dean Martin Show (1965–1974)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Music

8.3
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Dean Martin hosts with several different celebrities that have several sketches of improv that breaks down comedy, race, and sex all at of the same time.

Stars: Dean Martin, Sandahl Bergman, Dom DeLuise, Bob Newhart

Votes: 800

41. The Jackie Gleason Show (1966–1970)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Musical

8.3
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Mr. Gleason's last weekly variety series, which alternated between regular variety hours with big name guest stars and musical remakes of old "Honeymooners" sketches.

Stars: Jackie Gleason, Johnny Olson, The June Taylor Dancers, Sammy Spear and His Orchestra

Votes: 148

42. The Andy Williams Show (1962–1969)

60 min | Music

8.3
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Having hosted summer programs for three seasons before this, Andy Williams' program finally became a regular, year-round show. In addition to Andy, the program also featured numbers by a ... See full summary »

Stars: Andy Williams, Alan Osmond, Jay Osmond, Merrill Osmond

Votes: 112

43. Jack Benny's Second Farewell Special (1974 TV Special)

60 min | Comedy

8.3
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Benny and Burns play five-hundred-year-old Roman fountain statues.

Stars: Jack Benny, George Burns, Johnny Carson, Redd Foxx

Votes: 13

44. The Jack Benny Program (1950–1965)
Episode: Humphrey Bogart Show (1953)

30 min | Comedy

8.3
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Police Lt. Jack Benny questions notorious killer "Babyface" Bogart (guest star Humphrey Bogart).

Writers: Hugh Wedlock Jr., Howard Snyder | Director: Ralph Levy | Stars: Jack Benny, Humphrey Bogart, Bob Crosby, Don Wilson

Votes: 63

45. The Jack Benny Program (1950–1965)
Episode: Jack Dreams He's Married to Mary (1954)

30 min | Comedy

8.3
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Jack falls asleep and dreams that he and Mary have been married for the past 21 years. However, in Jack's world, Mary is the one who goes to work and earns the money, while Jack stays home, cooks, cleans and remains 39 years old.

Writers: Sam Perrin, George Balzer, Milt Josefsberg, John Tackaberry | Director: Ralph Levy | Stars: Jack Benny, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone

Votes: 18

46. The Jack Benny Program (1950–1965)
Episode: Nat King Cole, Guest (1964)

30 min | Comedy

8.3
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Jack intros guest Nat 'King' Cole as the best friend a song ever had, in Nat's final TV performance before his death. Nat banters with Jack, plus croons "When I Fall in Love" and "Day In, ... See full summary »

Writers: Sam Perrin, George Balzer, Hal Goldman, Al Gordon | Director: Norman Abbott | Stars: Jack Benny, Nat 'King' Cole, Don Wilson, Frank Remley

Votes: 15

47. The Jack Benny Program (1950–1965)
Episode: Pasadena Fan Club (1959)

30 min | Comedy

8.3
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Jack visits his adoring members of the Jack Benny Fan Club, Pasadena Chapter.

Writers: Sam Perrin, George Balzer, Al Gordon, Hal Goldman | Director: Don Weis | Stars: Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Dennis Day, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson

Votes: 17

48. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958)
Episode: The Home Graduation (1957)

Comedy

8.3
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Brian's McAfee's family arrives for his college graduation, but he mistakenly thinks he hasn't earned a diploma, so he turns to Gracie for advice and she convinces him to fake a broken leg so they can hold a phony ceremony in her home.

Writers: Keith Fowler, Norman Paul, Harvey Helm, William Burns | Director: Rod Amateau | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Harry von Zell, Bea Benaderet

Votes: 7

49. Paper Moon (1973)

PG | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.2
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During the Great Depression, a con man finds himself saddled with a young girl who may or may not be his daughter, and the two forge an unlikely partnership.

Writers: Joe David Brown, Alvin Sargent | Director: Peter Bogdanovich | Stars: Ryan O'Neal, Tatum O'Neal, Madeline Kahn, John Hillerman

Votes: 23,121

50. To Be or Not to Be (1942)

Passed | 99 min | Comedy, War

8.2
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During the Nazi occupation of Poland, an acting troupe becomes embroiled in a Polish soldier's efforts to track down a German spy.

Writers: Melchior Lengyel, Edwin Justus Mayer | Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Carole Lombard, Jack Benny, Robert Stack, Felix Bressart

Votes: 18,953