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1. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)

PG | 115 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.7
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72 Metascore

A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker.

Writers: Roald Dahl, John August | Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Johnny Depp, Freddie Highmore, David Kelly, Helena Bonham Carter

Votes: 255,520

2. Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)

PG | 87 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.8
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83 Metascore

An urbane fox cannot resist returning to his farm raiding ways and then must help his community survive the farmers' retaliation.

Writers: Roald Dahl, Wes Anderson, Noah Baumbach | Director: Wes Anderson | Stars: George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Bill Murray, Jason Schwartzman

Votes: 111,015

3. Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)

G | 100 min | Family, Fantasy, Musical

7.8
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A poor boy wins the opportunity to tour the most eccentric and wonderful candy factory of all.

Writer: Roald Dahl | Director: Mel Stuart | Stars: Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Peter Ostrum, Roy Kinnear

Votes: 103,474

4. Matilda (1996)

PG | 102 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.8
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Story of a wonderful little girl, who happens to be a genius, and her wonderful teacher vs. the worst parents ever and the worst school principal imaginable.

Writers: Roald Dahl, Nicholas Kazan, Robin Swicord | Director: Danny DeVito | Stars: Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, Mara Wilson, Embeth Davidtz

Votes: 72,140

5. Four Rooms (1995)

R | 98 min | Comedy

6.7
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Four interlocking tales that take place in a fading hotel on New Year's Eve.

Writers: Allison Anders, Alexandre Rockwell, Robert Rodriguez, Quentin Tarantino | Directors: Allison Anders, Alexandre Rockwell, Robert Rodriguez, Quentin Tarantino | Stars: Tim Roth, Amanda De Cadenet, David Proval, Jennifer Beals

Votes: 65,493

6. You Only Live Twice (1967)

Approved | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.9
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Agent 007 and the Japanese secret service ninja force must find and stop the true culprit of a series of spacejackings before nuclear war is provoked.

Writers: Harold Jack Bloom, Roald Dahl | Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Sean Connery, Akiko Wakabayashi, Mie Hama, Tetsurô Tanba

Votes: 61,647

7. James and the Giant Peach (1996)

PG | 79 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

6.7
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An orphan with terrible aunts for guardians, befriends human like bugs who live inside a giant peach, who take the boy on a journey to New York City.

Writers: Roald Dahl, Karey Kirkpatrick, Jonathan Roberts, Steve Bloom | Director: Henry Selick | Stars: Paul Terry, Joanna Lumley, Pete Postlethwaite, Simon Callow

Votes: 42,176

8. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)

G | 144 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.9
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A hapless inventor finally finds success with a flying car, which a dictator from a foreign government sets out to take for himself.

Writers: Roald Dahl, Ian Fleming, Ken Hughes, Richard Maibaum | Director: Ken Hughes | Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Sally Ann Howes, Lionel Jeffries, Benny Hill

Votes: 23,709

9. The Witches (1990)

PG | 91 min | Fantasy, Family, Horror

6.8
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A young boy stumbles onto a witch convention and must stop them, even after he has been turned into a mouse.

Writers: Roald Dahl, Allan Scott | Director: Nicolas Roeg | Stars: Anjelica Huston, Mai Zetterling, Jasen Fisher, Rowan Atkinson

Votes: 20,342

10. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)

25 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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Master of suspense Alfred Hitchcock presents several short stories. The stories are invariably surprising, often containing elements of horror, comedy, suspense, and the supernatural.

Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Harry Tyler, John Williams, Patricia Hitchcock

Votes: 5,505

11. The BFG (1989)

87 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

6.5
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Sophie is snatched from her orphanage early one morning by the BFG (Big Friendly Giant), whom she witnesses engaged in mysterious activities, and whisked away to Giant Country. She is soon ... See full summary »

Writers: Roald Dahl, John Hambley | Director: Brian Cosgrove | Stars: David Jason, Amanda Root, Angela Thorne, Ballard Berkeley

Votes: 3,268

12. 36 Hours (1965)

Approved | 115 min | War, Thriller

7.3
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Germans kidnap an American major and try to convince him that World War II is over, so that they can get details about the Allied invasion of Europe out of him.

Writers: George Seaton, Roald Dahl, Carl K. Hittleman, Luis H. Vance | Director: George Seaton | Stars: James Garner, Eva Marie Saint, Rod Taylor, Werner Peters

Votes: 2,359

13. Roald Dahl's Danny the Champion of the World (1989 TV Movie)

99 min | Family, Adventure, Drama

6.8
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Somewhere in England, in the Autumn of 1955, a widowed father and his son live an idyllic life together. Only their gas station happens to sit on a piece of land that a local developer ... See full summary »

Writers: Roald Dahl, John Goldsmith | Director: Gavin Millar | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Robbie Coltrane, Samuel Irons, Cyril Cusack

Votes: 896

14. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1985–1989)

22 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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Updated remakes of classic stories originally produced by the Master of Suspense.

Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Bernard Behrens, Cynthia Belliveau, David B. Nichols

Votes: 824

15. Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)

Horror, Thriller

7.8
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Dramatizations of many Roald Dahl short stories.

Stars: Roald Dahl, Andrew Ray, Forbes Collins, Richard Johnson

Votes: 635

16. The Road Builder (1971)

R | 97 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

6.4
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Effective psychological love story with a macabre twist not found in the original Joy Cowley novel. The dreary existence of middle- aged spinster Maura Prince takes an unexpected turn with ... See full summary »

Writers: Joy Cowley, Roald Dahl | Director: Alastair Reid | Stars: Patricia Neal, Pamela Brown, Nicholas Clay, Jean Anderson

Votes: 497

17. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
Episode: Lamb to the Slaughter (1958)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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When Mary Maloney's police chief husband is found murdered, the police investigate and have a hard time trying to find the murder weapon.

Writer: Roald Dahl | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Barbara Bel Geddes, Harold J. Stone, Allan Lane

Votes: 396

18. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
Episode: Man from the South (1960)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.8
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In a Las Vegas casino, an unpleasant little man hopes to use a young man's wish to impress the young woman he has just met to pressure the young fellow into accepting a macabre bet.

Writers: Roald Dahl, William Fay | Director: Norman Lloyd | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Steve McQueen, Peter Lorre, Neile Adams

Votes: 351

19. Suspicion (1957–1958)

60 min | Drama

8.5
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The show consisted of 40 episodes, half were live and half were on film. The shows, often involving murder, were designed to confuse and mystify the audience and dealt with their fears and ... See full summary »

Stars: Dennis O'Keefe, Mike Ragan, Marian Seldes, Jack Klugman

Votes: 218

20. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1985–1989)
Episode: Pilot (1985)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Four episodes are remakes of the original episodes from the original "Alfred Hitchcock Presents" series. In the first, "Incident In A Small Jail", a mild-mannered traveling businessman is ... See full summary »

Writers: Joel Oliansky, Henry Slesar, Steve De Jarnatt, William Fay, Roald Dahl, Harold Swanton, Christopher Crowe, Margery Vosper, Fred Walton, James Bridges, Ethel Lina White | Directors: Steve De Jarnatt, Randa Haines, Joel Oliansky, Fred Walton | Stars: Ned Beatty, Lee Ving, Tony Frank, John Shearin

Votes: 213

21. Jackanory (1965–1996)

15 min | Family, Fantasy

7.3
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A celebrity reads a story, enhancing it in ways that will entice the most restless of children.

Creators: Mary Tourtel, Alfred Bestall, Joy Whitby | Stars: Bernard Cribbins, Bernard Holley, Ray Smith, Rodney Bewes

Votes: 151

22. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
Episode: Poison (1958)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Harry Pope is lying in bed and discovers that there is a sleeping snake on his stomach.

Writers: Roald Dahl, Casey Robinson | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Wendell Corey, James Donald, Arnold Moss

Votes: 151

23. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
Episode: Dip in the Pool (1958)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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William Botibol is a compulsive gambler. While on a cruise he enters a betting pool to guess the number of miles the ship will travel in the course of twenty four hours. William gains some ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert C. Dennis, Roald Dahl | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Keenan Wynn, Fay Wray, Philip Bourneuf

Votes: 143

24. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
Episode: Mrs. Bixby and the Colonel's Coat (1960)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Twice a month, Mrs. Bixby travels to Baltimore to visit an elderly aunt, her only living relative. Or so she tells her dentist husband. In fact, she visits the Colonel, her rich lover. ... See full summary »

Writers: Roald Dahl, Halsted Welles | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Audrey Meadows, Les Tremayne, Stephen Chase

Votes: 127

25. Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)
Episode: The Man from the South (1979)

Horror, Thriller

7.6
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A young American couple on holiday meet a mysterious old gentleman who makes them a macabre wager.

Writers: Roald Dahl, Kevin Goldstein-Jackson | Director: Michael Tuchner | Stars: Roald Dahl, José Ferrer, Katy Jurado, Michael Ontkean

Votes: 119

26. Breaking Point (1989 TV Movie)

100 min | Thriller

5.5
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Pike is an American agent who is captured by the Nazis who want the date of Normandy attack. When they can't get the information through torture they try something totally different.

Writers: Roald Dahl, Carl K. Hittleman, Luis H. Vance, Stanley R. Greenberg | Director: Peter Markle | Stars: Corbin Bernsen, Joanna Pacula, John Glover, David Marshall Grant

Votes: 115

27. Genesis and Catastrophe (2000)

8 min | Drama, Short

6.1
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In a squalid German hospital, an overworked doctor tends to the difficult childbirth of Karla. We learn that Karla has lost three previous babies, and her husband is pessimistic about the ... See full summary »

Writers: Roald Dahl, Jamie Ruddy, Jonathan Liebesman | Director: Jonathan Liebesman | Stars: Isabelle Flachsmann, Connor Collins, Kenya De Rosa, Judith Griegossies

Votes: 112

28. Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)
Episode: The Flypaper (1980)

Horror, Thriller

8.0
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The police are dragging the marshes for a missing school-girl and a sinister man is approaching other young girls. When he tries to accost young Sylvia on a bus, Sylvia is relieved when a ... See full summary »

Writers: Robin Chapman, Elizabeth Taylor | Director: Graham Evans | Stars: Roald Dahl, Alfred Burke, Pat Keen, Lorna Yabsley

Votes: 95

29. Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)
Episode: The Landlady (1979)

Horror, Thriller

7.4
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Arriving in Bath to take up his first job away from home young Billy Weaver decides to take a room with a charmingly maternal if eccentric landlady. Her dog and cat are both stuffed and the... See full summary »

Writers: Roald Dahl, Robin Chapman | Director: Herbert Wise | Stars: Roald Dahl, Siobhan McKenna, Leonard Preston, Anthony Dawes

Votes: 92

30. Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)
Episode: Royal Jelly (1980)

Horror, Thriller

6.1
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Bee-keeper Albert Taylor and his wife Mabel are concerned that their baby daughter is underweight and seems reluctant to take any nourishment until, that is, Albert decides to feed her on ... See full summary »

Writers: Roald Dahl, Robin Chapman | Director: Herbert Wise | Stars: Roald Dahl, Timothy West, Susan George, Andrew Ray

Votes: 85

31. Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)
Episode: Lamb to the Slaughter (1979)

Horror, Thriller

7.2
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When her policeman husband Patrick callously announces that he is leaving her, Mary Marney hits and kills him with the frozen leg of lamb she has bought for their dinner. Thinking quickly, ... See full summary »

Writers: Roald Dahl, Robin Chapman | Director: John Davies | Stars: Roald Dahl, Susan George, Brian Blessed, Michael Byrne

Votes: 84

32. Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)
Episode: Mrs. Bixby and the Colonel's Coat (1979)

25 min | Horror, Thriller

7.1
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Unable to show her dentist husband Cyril the fur coat her lover has given her Mrs. Bixby pawns it and pretends that she found the ticket. She gives it to Cyril to redeem on her behalf but ... See full summary »

Writers: Roald Dahl, Ronald Harwood | Director: Simon Langton | Stars: Roald Dahl, Julie Harris, Michael Hordern, Richard Greene

Votes: 81

33. Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)
Episode: William and Mary (1979)

Horror, Thriller

6.3
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When her husband William dies Mary Pearl is shocked that his will stipulates that his brain should be kept alive and observing her from the lounge sideboard. She determines that, even though he is dead, she will continue to annoy him.

Writers: Roald Dahl, Ronald Harwood | Director: Donald McWhinnie | Stars: Roald Dahl, Elaine Stritch, Marius Goring, Richard Hampton

Votes: 79

34. Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)
Episode: Neck (1979)

Horror, Thriller

6.7
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Invited to a weekend house party by Sir Basil Turton and his younger wife Natalia, John Bannister is struck by the lady's infidelity. She tries to undo his pyjamas and is plainly having an ... See full summary »

Writers: Roald Dahl, Robin Chapman | Director: Christopher Miles | Stars: Roald Dahl, Joan Collins, Michael Aldridge, Peter Bowles

Votes: 78

35. 'Way Out (1961– )

25 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

8.1
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A new drama in the macabre genre was broadcast each week hosted by Roald Dahl.

Stars: Roald Dahl, Richard Morse, George Turner, Mildred Dunnock

Votes: 75

36. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
Episode: The Landlady (1961)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Billy Weaver has just relocated to a small English village to take up a new appointment. Strangers arouse suspicion in the village at the best of times but all the more so now due to a rash... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Bloch, Roald Dahl | Director: Paul Henreid | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Dean Stockwell, Patricia Collinge, Laurie Main

Votes: 69

37. The 41st Annual Academy Awards (1969 TV Special)

7.9
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Add a Plot

Directors: Gower Champion, Richard Dunlap | Stars: Jack Albertson, Alan Arkin, Alan Bergman, Ingrid Bergman

Votes: 68

38. Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)
Episode: Galloping Foxley (1980)

Horror, Thriller

7.0
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On a train journey William Perkins is convinced that the passenger seated opposite him is 'Galloping' Foxley, who made his life a misery when they were at school together and relives the ... See full summary »

Writers: Roald Dahl, Robin Chapman | Director: Claude Whatham | Stars: Roald Dahl, John Mills, Anthony Steel, Paul Spurrier

Votes: 68

39. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Live dramatic shows featuring Hollywood stars. Initially, the show was a 30-minute weekly show but when it moved to NBC in August 1954, the show was extended to 60-minutes and the plays ... See full summary »

Stars: Ken Carpenter, Jay Jackson, Otto Kruger, Gordon MacRae

Votes: 66

40. Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)
Episode: The Hitch-Hiker (1980)

Horror, Thriller

7.2
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Flash American Paul Duveen stops to give elderly Irish vagrant Michael Fish a lift in his new BMW. Michael is a pickpocket, which comes in very handy after his encouragement to Paul to ... See full summary »

Writers: Robin Chapman, Roald Dahl | Director: Alastair Reid | Stars: Roald Dahl, Rod Taylor, Cyril Cusack, John Forgeham

Votes: 66

41. Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)
Episode: The Way Up to Heaven (1979)

25 min | Horror, Thriller

7.2
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Mrs. Foster has a plane to catch in order to visit her daughter and first grand-child. Her husband is an inveterate and somewhat sadistic dawdler, who appears to do it on purpose in order ... See full summary »

Writers: Roald Dahl, Ronald Harwood | Director: Simon Langton | Stars: Roald Dahl, Julie Harris, Roland Culver, Angus MacKay

Votes: 66

42. Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)
Episode: A Dip in the Pool (1979)

Horror, Thriller

6.8
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An American gambler on a trans-Atlantic liner goes into the pool that bets on how far ship sails each day. Expecting bad weather, he bets a low distance, but then the weather fines up. He must come up with a plan to slow the ship down.

Writers: Roald Dahl, Ronald Harwood | Director: Michael Tuchner | Stars: Roald Dahl, Jack Weston, Gladys Spencer, Don Fellows

Votes: 64

43. Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)
Episode: Skin (1980)

Horror, Thriller

6.4
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In post-war Paris Drioli, an elderly down-and-out, sees a painting for sale by his old friend Soutine, who is now a best-selling artist. Thirty years earlier Soutine tattooed a portrait of ... See full summary »

Writers: Roald Dahl, Robin Chapman | Director: Herbert Wise | Stars: Roald Dahl, Derek Jacobi, Lucy Gutteridge, Boris Isarov

Votes: 63

44. Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)
Episode: Edward the Conqueror (1979)

30 min | Horror, Thriller

6.0
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Elderly marrieds Edward and Louisa discover a stray cat in their garden. It reacts so positively to Louisa's classical piano playing that she is convinced the cat is the reincarnation of ... See full summary »

Writers: Roald Dahl, Ronald Harwood | Director: Rodney Bennett | Stars: Roald Dahl, Wendy Hiller, Joseph Cotten, Phil Brown

Votes: 62

45. Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)
Episode: Taste (1980)

Horror, Thriller

7.3
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Richard Pratt, a pretentious wine expert, is one of several dinner party guests at the home of stockbroker Mike Schofield. Pratt claims to be able to identify any wine from its bouquet but ... See full summary »

Writers: Roald Dahl, Ronald Harwood | Director: Alastair Reid | Stars: Roald Dahl, Ron Moody, Anthony Carrick, Mercia Glossop

Votes: 56

46. Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)
Episode: The Umbrella Man (1980)

Horror, Thriller

6.8
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An elderly con-man works a scam whereby he steals an umbrella from a rack in a public building and sells it to another person, who needs it to shield them from the rain. In the process, a ... See full summary »

Writers: Roald Dahl, Ronald Harwood | Director: Claude Whatham | Stars: Roald Dahl, John Mills, John Carson, Michael Gambon

Votes: 56

47. Imagine (2003– )

60 min | Documentary, History

7.3
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Wide ranging BBC arts programme.

Stars: Alan Yentob, Chuck Close, Richard Rogers, Martin Parr

Votes: 51

48. Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)
Episode: Fat Chance (1980)

Horror, Thriller

6.7
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Mary Burge's figure has ballooned over the years since she first married her pharmacist husband John because she is a great comfort eater. John is tired of her and turns to legal secretary ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Bloch, Denis Cannan | Director: John Gorrie | Stars: Roald Dahl, John Castle, Sheila Gish, Miriam Margolyes

Votes: 50

49. Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)
Episode: Poison (1980)

Horror, Thriller

6.8
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Harry, a young teacher working in India but about to return home is petrified when a poisonous snake creeps into his bed and sits on his belly. His friend Timber happens by and they call a ... See full summary »

Writers: Robin Chapman, Roald Dahl | Director: Graham Evans | Stars: Roald Dahl, Andrew Ray, Anthony Steel, Judy Geeson

Votes: 49

50. That Was the Week That Was (1962–1963)

50 min | Comedy

7.7
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Satirical sketch show. The first such show in the UK. It ran for two seasons before being pulled just before the 1964 general election.

Stars: David Frost, Millicent Martin, William Rushton, Roy Kinnear

Votes: 48