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1. The Big C (2010–2013)
Episode: Taking the Plunge (2010)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

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Following Marlene's death, Cathy learns Marlene left her house. At first she's willing to let her daughters have it till she learns what their plans are. Dr. Miller wants her to try a ... See full summary »

Creator: Darlene Hunt | Director: Michael Engler | Stars: Laura Linney, Oliver Platt, Gabriel Basso, John Benjamin Hickey

2. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (1996– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show | Active

8.9
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America's top fake news show.

Creators: Lizz Winstead, Madeleine Smithberg | Stars: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver, Craig Kilborn

3. The Big C (2010–2013)
Episode: Quality of Death (2013)

TV-MA | 60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.9
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Cathy inadvertently inspires Andrea to get her sparkle back.

Creator: Darlene Hunt | Director: Richard Heus | Stars: Laura Linney, Oliver Platt, Gabriel Basso, John Benjamin Hickey

4. The Big C (2010–2013)
Episode: The Finale (2013)

TV-MA | 60 min | Comedy, Drama

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Series finale. Adam fulfills one of Cathy's wishes.

Creator: Darlene Hunt | Director: Michael Engler | Stars: Laura Linney, Oliver Platt, Gabriel Basso, John Benjamin Hickey

5. Frasier (1993–2004)
Episode: Goodnight, Seattle: Part 1 (2004)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.8
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Frasier and Charlotte have one last dinner together before she leaves Seattle for Chicago. Ronnie informs Martin that they booked the wrong date for their wedding, in eight days' time. ... See full summary »

Writers: David Angell, Peter Casey, David Lee, Christopher Lloyd, Joe Keenan, Glen Charles, Les Charles | Director: David Lee | Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce, Peri Gilpin

6. John Adams (2008 TV Mini-Series)

501 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.7
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The life of one of the USA's Founding Fathers, its second President, and his role in the nation's first 50 years.

Stars: Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney, John Dossett, Stephen Dillane

7. Inside the Actors Studio (1994– )

65 min | Talk-Show

8.7
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Famous actors, directors and writers reminisce about their careers and the philosophy behind their careers.

Stars: James Lipton, Bradley Cooper, Ellen Burstyn, Dave Chappelle

8. The Big C (2010–2013)
Episode: Crossing the Line (2011)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

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Cathy believes the two best Christmas presents she received this year are Sean returning home after missing for three weeks while he went to find himself following Rebecca's departure, and ... See full summary »

Creator: Darlene Hunt | Director: Michael Engler | Stars: Laura Linney, Oliver Platt, Gabriel Basso, John Benjamin Hickey

9. John Adams (2008– )
Episode: Independence (2008)

TV-MA | 92 min | Biography, Drama, History

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After the Battles of Lexington and Concord Adams becomes the voice for independence at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia.

Writers: Kirk Ellis, David McCullough | Director: Tom Hooper | Stars: Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney, Stephen Dillane, David Morse

10. John Adams (2008– )
Episode: Peacefield (2008)

Biography, Drama, History

8.7
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While in retirement in Peacefield, Adams looks back at his public life with some regrets and has to deal with tragedy in his personal life.

Writers: Kirk Ellis, David McCullough | Director: Tom Hooper | Stars: Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney, Stephen Dillane, Sarah Polley

11. The Big C (2010–2013)
Episode: Quality of Life (2013)

TV-MA | 60 min | Comedy, Drama

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Cathy plans a birthday party.

Creator: Darlene Hunt | Director: Michael Engler | Stars: Laura Linney, Oliver Platt, Gabriel Basso, John Benjamin Hickey

12. The Big C (2010–2013)
Episode: The Darkest Day (2011)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
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Cathy, Paul and Adam are getting ready to head to Italy for the Christmas holidays using Paul's cut from the electronics store thefts. They still haven't found Sean, but they feel they need... See full summary »

Creator: Darlene Hunt | Director: Craig Zisk | Stars: Laura Linney, Oliver Platt, Gabriel Basso, John Benjamin Hickey

13. Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993–2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.5
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Conan O'Brien, a Harvard Lampoon alumnus, hosts this late-night comedy/talk-show which is often silly and whimsical.

Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Joel Godard, Max Weinberg

14. Letters to Jackie: Remembering President Kennedy (2013)

88 min | Documentary

8.5
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Revisits President John F. Kennedy's presidential legacy through 21 of the more than 800,000 condolence letters written to Jackie Kennedy after JFK's assassination. Based on a book by Ellen Fitzpatrick

Writer: Bill Couturié | Director: Bill Couturié | Stars: Anne Hathaway, Bérénice Bejo, Michelle Williams, Kirsten Dunst

15. La noche de los Oscar (2008 TV Movie)

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Stars: Àngels Barceló, Jaume Figueras, Cristina Teva, Antonio Muñoz de Mesa

16. Entertainment Tonight (1981– )
Episode: Episode dated 4 February 2008 (2008)

News

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Director: Dennis Coleman | Stars: Thea Andrews, Valerie Bertinelli, Jann Carl, Hillary Rodham Clinton

17. The Big C (2010–2013)
Episode: You Can't Take It with You (2013)

TV-MA | 52 min | Comedy, Drama

8.5
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Cathy upsets Paul when she tries to help him move on.

Creator: Darlene Hunt | Director: Jann Turner | Stars: Laura Linney, Oliver Platt, Gabriel Basso, John Benjamin Hickey

18. Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City (1993 TV Mini-Series)

Unrated | 360 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

8.4
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The stories of several colorful characters living in San Francisco. Based on the book by Armistead Maupin (A Man I Dreamt Up).

Stars: Olympia Dukakis, Donald Moffat, Chloe Webb, Laura Linney

19. Frasier (1993–2004)
Episode: And Frasier Makes Three (2004)

TV-PG | 23 min | Comedy

8.4
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Frasier plans elaborate dates to try to win Charlotte away from her boyfriend, but ends up being a third wheel when Frank continually shows up, who is oblivious of his intentions.

Writers: David Angell, Peter Casey, David Lee, Sam Johnson, Glen Charles, Les Charles | Director: Scott Ellis | Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce, Peri Gilpin

20. Armistead Maupin's More Tales of the City (1998– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1998)

Drama

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Using money left her by Edgar Halcyon Mary Ann pays for herself and Mouse to go on a cruise where she meets and falls for Burke Andrew, a young man with a mysterious past. Mona, ... See full summary »

Writers: Armistead Maupin, Nicholas Wright | Director: Pierre Gang | Stars: Olympia Dukakis, Laura Linney, Colin Ferguson, Barbara Garrick

21. Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City (1993– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1993)

Unrated | Drama, Mystery, Romance

8.4
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Whilst Anna and Edgar continue their platonic friendship Mary Ann allows herself to spend a week-end with Beauchamp at a hotel, where the promised Z-bed does not materialize and they end up... See full summary »

Writers: Armistead Maupin, Richard Kramer | Director: Alastair Reid | Stars: Olympia Dukakis, Donald Moffat, Chloe Webb, Laura Linney

23. John Adams (2008– )
Episode: Join or Die (2008)

TV-14 | 71 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.4
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Firebrand Sam Adams tries to dissuade cousin John from defending redcoats in the Boston Massacre, but later John changes his mind and joins the revolutionary cause.

Writers: Kirk Ellis, David McCullough | Director: Tom Hooper | Stars: Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney, Danny Huston, John Bedford Lloyd

24. Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City (1993– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1993)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

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In 1976 innocent young Mary Ann Singleton comes to San Francisco and, after briefly crashing with worldlier school friend Connie Bradshaw, takes a flat at 28, Barbary Lane in a house owned ... See full summary »

Writers: Armistead Maupin, Richard Kramer | Director: Alastair Reid | Stars: Olympia Dukakis, Donald Moffat, Chloe Webb, Laura Linney

25. Frasier (1993–2004)
Episode: Miss Right Now (2004)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

8.3
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Frasier is taken with Charlotte, but she already has a boyfriend, a ruggedly handsome man named Frank. To try and get his mind off her, Roz takes him to a singles bar, where he meets a sexy... See full summary »

Writers: David Angell, Peter Casey, David Lee, Ken Levine, David Isaacs, Glen Charles, Les Charles | Director: Scott Ellis | Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce, Peri Gilpin

26. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Richard Gere (2004)

120 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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Stars: Richard Gere, Robert Altman, Hector Elizondo, Mike Figgis

27. The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005– )

TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show | Active

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Making a satire out of the entire Late Night Show concept Scotsman Craig Ferguson hosts his show with a robot skeleton and a "horse" as his sidekicks. The show features the stereotypical parts of a Late Show, but all in their own, raw way.

Stars: Craig Ferguson, Shadoe Stevens, Josh Robert Thompson, Richard Malmos

28. Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City (1993– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1993)

Unrated | Drama, Mystery, Romance

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After her first night as a volunteer on a Samaritan-type switchboard Mary Ann comes back to be confronted by DeDe, holding the scarf she left in Beauchamp's car, though she successfully ... See full summary »

Writers: Armistead Maupin, Richard Kramer | Director: Alastair Reid | Stars: Olympia Dukakis, Donald Moffat, Chloe Webb, Laura Linney

29. The Big C (2010–2013)
Episode: Everything That Rises Must Converge (2010)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

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In an effort to be supportive of Cathy's decision and to find out more about it, Dr. Todd accompanies Cathy to Canada for her bee sting therapy. As open as he tries to be, Dr. Todd just ... See full summary »

Creator: Darlene Hunt | Director: Michael Engler | Stars: Laura Linney, Oliver Platt, Gabriel Basso, John Benjamin Hickey

30. Inside the Actors Studio (1994– )
Episode: Laura Linney (2009)

45 min | Talk-Show

8.2
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Writer: James Lipton | Director: Jeff Wurtz | Stars: Laura Linney, Romulus Linney, James Lipton

31. John Adams (2008– )
Episode: Unnecessary War (2008)

Biography, Drama, History

8.2
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After Adams becomes President continues Washington's policy of neutrality between England and France despite opposition inside his own cabinet.

Writers: Kirk Ellis, David McCullough | Director: Tom Hooper | Stars: Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney, Stephen Dillane, Rufus Sewell

32. The American Experience (1988– )

60 min | Documentary, History

8.1
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A series showcasing documentaries on American history.

Stars: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy, Joe Morton

33. The 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2009 TV Movie)

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Writers: Barry Adelman, Ken Shapiro, Jon Macks | Director: Chris Donovan | Stars: Ricky Gervais, Amy Adams, Brooke Adams, Christina Applegate

34. The Big C (2010–2013)
Episode: A Little Death (2011)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

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Rebecca and Sean both have less than traditional ways to deal with Rebecca's miscarriage. Partly because Sean decides to go off his meds so that he can feel the true pain associated with it... See full summary »

Creator: Darlene Hunt | Directors: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck | Stars: Laura Linney, Oliver Platt, Gabriel Basso, John Benjamin Hickey

35. Frasier (1993–2004)
Episode: Detour (2004)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

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Charlotte has to go to a conference and Frasier offers to drive her to the train station. However, they miss the train (numerous times at numerous stations) and end up stranded in the ... See full summary »

Writers: David Angell, Peter Casey, David Lee, Chris Marcil, Glen Charles, Les Charles | Director: Kelsey Grammer | Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce, Peri Gilpin

36. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: F. Scott Fitzgerald: Winter Dreams (2001)

Documentary, Biography, History

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Writer: DeWitt Sage | Director: DeWitt Sage | Stars: Laura Linney, Amy Irving, William Sandler, Campbell Scott

37. John Adams (2008– )
Episode: Reunion (2008)

TV-MA | 66 min | Biography, Drama, History

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Adams is able to secure a loan from the Dutch for his fledgling country as Abigail joins him in France has he helps negotiate the peace treaty.

Writers: Kirk Ellis, Michelle Ashford, David McCullough | Director: Tom Hooper | Stars: Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney, Stephen Dillane, David Morse

38. The Big C (2010–2013)
Episode: The Last Thanksgiving (2011)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

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It's Thanksgiving, and Cathy and Paul are hosting their first ever Thanksgiving dinner with their new extended family, which includes not only Adam and Sean, but also Rebecca, Andrea, ... See full summary »

Creator: Darlene Hunt | Director: Michael Engler | Stars: Laura Linney, Oliver Platt, Gabriel Basso, John Benjamin Hickey

39. The Big C (2010–2013)
Episode: The Little c (2011)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

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Although he still hates his job, Paul settles into life at the electronics store. He bonds with a fellow employee, a young Ukrainian immigrant named Mykail, who in turn bonds with one of ... See full summary »

Creator: Darlene Hunt | Director: Jennifer Getzinger | Stars: Laura Linney, Oliver Platt, Gabriel Basso, John Benjamin Hickey

40. John Adams (2008– )
Episode: Unite or Die (2008)

51 min | Biography, Drama, History

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Frustrated in his undefined role as Vice-President, Adams is at odds with Jefferson over his support of a strong central government.

Writers: Kirk Ellis, David McCullough | Director: Tom Hooper | Stars: Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney, Stephen Dillane, David Morse

41. Frasier (1993–2004)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy

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Dr. Frasier Crane moves back to his hometown of Seattle where he lives with his father and works as a radio psychiatrist.

Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce, Peri Gilpin

42. Mystic River (2003)

R | 138 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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84 Metascore

With a childhood tragedy that overshadowed their lives, three men are reunited by circumstance when one loses a daughter.

Writers: Brian Helgeland, Dennis Lehane | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon, Emmy Rossum

43. The Truman Show (1998)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.0
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90 Metascore

An insurance salesman/adjuster discovers his entire life is actually a T.V. show.

Writer: Andrew Niccol | Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Jim Carrey, Ed Harris, Laura Linney, Noah Emmerich

44. The Big C (2010–2013)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

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A suburban mother faces her cancer diagnosis while trying to find humor and happiness as well.

Creator: Darlene Hunt | Stars: Laura Linney, Oliver Platt, Gabriel Basso, John Benjamin Hickey

45. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Creator: Agnes Nixon | Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Roddy McDowall

46. Masterpiece Classic (1971– )

Drama

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An anthology drama series featuring primarily British productions.

Stars: Alistair Cooke, Laura Linney, David Bamber, JJ Feild

47. Armistead Maupin's More Tales of the City (1998 TV Mini-Series)

330 min | Drama

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In this sequel to the controversial PBS mini-series, Mona Ramsey is on a cross-country trip that takes her to a brothel which may hold a secret about her past. Michael "Mouse" Tolliver and ... See full summary »

Stars: Olympia Dukakis, Laura Linney, Colin Ferguson, Barbara Garrick

48. Entertainment Tonight (1981– )
Episode: Episode dated 21 August 2007 (2007)

News

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Director: Dennis Coleman | Stars: Nikki Blonsky, Will Ferrell, America Ferrera, Mary Hart

49. The Big C (2010–2013)
Episode: Happy Birthday, Cancer (2010)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

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It's Cathy's 43rd birthday. Coming to the realization that this birthday may be her last, she, on an impulse, takes Lenny up on his offer to accompany him to the Bahamas for the weekend. ... See full summary »

Creator: Darlene Hunt | Director: Tricia Brock | Stars: Laura Linney, Oliver Platt, Gabriel Basso, John Benjamin Hickey

50. The Big C (2010–2013)
Episode: How Do You Feel? (2011)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

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Following their Thanksgiving fallout, Cathy and Lee reconcile, with Cathy vowing to be honest with him about how things are progressing with her health. She sticks to that vow as her news ... See full summary »

Creator: Darlene Hunt | Directors: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck | Stars: Laura Linney, Oliver Platt, Gabriel Basso, John Benjamin Hickey