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1. Happy Days (1974–1984)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

7.5
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The Cunningham family live through the 1950s with help and guidance from the lovable and almost superhuman greaser, Fonzie.

Creator: Garry Marshall | Stars: Ron Howard, Henry Winkler, Marion Ross, Tom Bosley

Votes: 11,260

2. Boy Meets World (1993–2000)

TV-G | 23 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

8.1
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Adolescent Cory Matthews grows up, and faces problems with friends, family, and school.

Creators: Michael Jacobs, April Kelly | Stars: Ben Savage, Rider Strong, William Daniels, Betsy Randle

Votes: 32,183

3. SpongeBob SquarePants (1999– )

TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.1
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The misadventures of a fast-food restaurant working sponge who lives under the sea.

Creators: Stephen Hillenburg, Derek Drymon, Tim Hill, Nick Jennings | Stars: Tom Kenny, Rodger Bumpass, Bill Fagerbakke, Clancy Brown

Votes: 58,724

4. The Karate Kid (1984)

PG | 126 min | Action, Drama, Family

7.2
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A handyman/martial arts master agrees to teach a bullied boy karate and shows him that there is more to the martial art than fighting.

Writer: Robert Mark Kamen | Director: John G. Avildsen | Stars: Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, Elisabeth Shue, Martin Kove

Votes: 126,300 | Gross: $90.80M

5. Mulan (1998)

G | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.5
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71 Metascore

To save her father from death in the army, a young maiden secretly goes in his place and becomes one of China's greatest heroines in the process.

Writers: Robert D. San Souci, Rita Hsiao, Chris Sanders, Philip LaZebnik, Raymond Singer, Eugenia Bostwick-Singer, Dean DeBlois, John Sanford, Chris Williams, Tim Hodge, Julius Aguimatang, Burny Mattinson, Lorna Cook, Barry Johnson, Thom Enriquez, Ed Gombert, Joe Grant, Floyd Norman, Linda Woolverton, Jodi Ann Johnson, Alan Ormsby, David Reynolds, Don Dougherty, Jorgen Klubien, Denis Rich, Joe Ekers, Theodore Newton, Larry Scholl, Daan Jippes, Frank Nissen, Jeff Snow | Directors: Tony Bancroft, Barry Cook | Stars: Ming-Na Wen, Eddie Murphy, BD Wong, Lea Salonga

Votes: 170,940 | Gross: $120.62M

6. Laverne & Shirley (1976–1983)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

6.9
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The misadventures of two single women in the 1950s and '60s.

Creators: Lowell Ganz, Garry Marshall, Mark Rothman | Stars: Penny Marshall, Cindy Williams, David L. Lander, Michael McKean

Votes: 4,033

7. Family Matters (1989–1998)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.6
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Long-running Perfect Strangers (1986) spin-off series centering on the Winslow family and their pesky next-door neighbor, ultra-nerd Steve Urkel.

Creators: William Bickley, Robert L. Boyett, Thomas L. Miller, Michael Warren | Stars: Reginald VelJohnson, Jaleel White, Kellie Shanygne Williams, Darius McCrary

Votes: 18,262

8. Green Acres (1965–1971)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.4
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A New York City attorney and his wife attempt to live as genteel farmers in the bizarre community of Hooterville.

Creator: Jay Sommers | Stars: Eddie Albert, Eva Gabor, Tom Lester, Pat Buttram

Votes: 3,679

9. The Next Karate Kid (1994)

PG | 107 min | Action, Drama, Family

4.3
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Mr. Miyagi is back and he takes a new pupil under his wing; a troubled adolescent girl.

Writers: Robert Mark Kamen, Mark Lee | Director: Christopher Cain | Stars: Pat Morita, Hilary Swank, Michael Ironside, Constance Towers

Votes: 18,324 | Gross: $8.75M

10. The Karate Kid, Part II (1986)

PG | 113 min | Action, Family, Romance

5.9
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Daniel accompanies his mentor to Okinawa who is off to see his dying father and confront his old rival, while Daniel inadvertently makes an enemy of his own.

Writer: Robert Mark Kamen | Director: John G. Avildsen | Stars: Pat Morita, Ralph Macchio, Pat E. Johnson, Bruce Malmuth

Votes: 52,319 | Gross: $115.10M

11. Mulan 2 (2004 Video)

G | 79 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

5.7
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While preparing for their wedding, Shang and Mulan are suddenly sent off on a secret mission. Mushu starts to meddle, and a surprise attack by Mongolians doesn't help either.

Writers: Michael Lucker, Chris Parker, Roger S.H. Schulman | Directors: Darrell Rooney, Lynne Southerland | Stars: Ming-Na Wen, BD Wong, Mark Moseley, Lucy Liu

Votes: 13,478

12. The Karate Kid, Part III (1989)

PG | 112 min | Action, Drama, Family

5.0
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Ostracised villain John Kreese attempts to gain revenge on Daniel and Miyagi, with the help of a Vietnam War comrade, the wealthy owner of a toxic waste disposal business.

Writer: Robert Mark Kamen | Director: John G. Avildsen | Stars: Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, Robyn Lively, Thomas Ian Griffith

Votes: 34,438 | Gross: $38.96M

13. Alice in Wonderland (1985 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 187 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.4
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Alice is in Looking Glass land, where she meets many Looking Glass creatures and attempts to avoid the Jabberwocky, a monster that appears due to her being afraid.

Writers: Lewis Carroll, Paul Zindel | Director: Harry Harris | Stars: Natalie Gregory, Sheila Allen, Sharee Gregory, Red Buttons

Votes: 2,298

14. Babes in Toyland (1986 TV Movie)

G | 140 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

5.3
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11-year-old Lisa has no time for toys; she's too busy taking care of her siblings and cooking for her mother. During the Christmas Eve blizzard, Lisa travels to Toyland in Wizard of Oz-like... See full summary »

Writers: Glen MacDonough, Paul Zindel | Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Drew Barrymore, Richard Mulligan, Eileen Brennan, Keanu Reeves

Votes: 2,140

15. Kingdom Hearts II (2005 Video Game)

E10+ | Action, Adventure, Family

9.5
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Sora and friends face mysterious new enemies as they continue their journey to save all worlds, and find Riku and King Mickey.

Writers: Kazushige Nojima, Tetsuya Nomura, Masaru Oka, Harunori Sakemi, Daisuke Watanabe | Director: Tetsuya Nomura | Stars: Haley Joel Osment, David Gallagher, Hayden Panettiere, Jesse McCartney

Votes: 5,146

16. Harry and the Hendersons (1991–1993)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.5
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The Hendersons were a typical sitcom family living in the Pacific Northwest who owned an unusual pet: a real live Sasquatch. While on a camping trip, the Hendersons found Bigfoot, and ... See full summary »

Stars: Bruce Davison, Molly Cheek, Zachary Bostrom, Carol-Ann Plante

Votes: 814

17. The Courtship of Eddie's Father (1969–1972)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.4
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Widower Tom Corbett raises his young son Eddie.

Stars: Bill Bixby, Brandon Cruz, Miyoshi Umeki, Kristina Holland

Votes: 717

18. The Merv Griffin Show (1962–1986)

60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

6.6
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Merv Griffin invites a series of actors, actresses, writers, and directors to discuss the progressive work they have done and current culture, arts, and entertainment surrounding the numerous projects.

Stars: Merv Griffin, Arthur Treacher, Milt Kamen, Mort Lindsey Orchestra

Votes: 258

19. Savannah Smiles (1982)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Family

7.2
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The young daughter of a politician runs away due to lack of attention. She hides in the car of two not too bright crooks who are slowly converted into parent figures as the police web ... See full summary »

Writer: Mark Miller | Director: Pierre De Moro | Stars: Mark Miller, Donovan Scott, Bridgette Andersen, Chris Robinson

Votes: 1,410

20. Spymate (2006)

PG | 81 min | Adventure, Family

4.1
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Minkey, a super-spy primate, and his partner Mike were the two best spies in the business. For years, they made every mission possible... But when Mike retired to raise his baby girl, ... See full summary »

Writers: Anna McRoberts, Anne Vince, Robert Vince, Ed McRoberts | Director: Robert Vince | Stars: Barry Bostwick, Jay Brazeau, Richard Kind, Kathryn Kirkpatrick

Votes: 827

21. ABC Weekend Specials (1977–1995)

60 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.5
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A youth anthology series focusing primarily on adaptations of children's literature.

Stars: Willie Tyler, Frank Welker, Hal Smith, Janet Waldo

Votes: 153

22. The Karate Dog (2005 TV Movie)

PG | 84 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

2.8
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When LAPD computer expert Peter Fowler investigates the killing of an old man in Chinatown, he finds the only witness is his dog, Cho Cho. But Fowler soon discovers Cho Cho is the only dog ... See full summary »

Writers: Gregory Poppen, Steven Paul | Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Jon Voight, Simon Rex, Jaime Pressly, Pat Morita

Votes: 1,305

23. The Arsenio Hall Show (1989–1994)

60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

6.4
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Arsenio Hall hosts this hip, late-night talk show.

Stars: Arsenio Hall, Burton Richardson, Michael Wolff, Sinbad

Votes: 570

24. The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo (1996–1999)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Crime, Family, Mystery

7.6
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The adventures of an aspiring detective girl who solves crime in her spare time.

Creator: Alan Goodman | Stars: Irene Ng, Pat Morita, Adam Busch, Preslaysa Edwards

Votes: 333

25. I'll Remember April (2000)

90 min | Drama, Family, War

6.5
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Four young boys find a shipwrecked Japanese sailor during World War II and struggle with the decision to save him.

Writer: Mark Sanderson | Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Pat Morita, Trevor Morgan, Pam Dawber, Haley Joel Osment

Votes: 538

26. Adventures from the Book of Virtues (1996– )

30 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.2
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Two schoolchildren learn valuable life lessons from a buffalo, a red-tailed hawk, a bobcat, and a prairie dog.

Creator: Bruce D. Johnson | Stars: Kevin Michael Richardson, Kath Soucie, Frank Welker, Jim Cummings

Votes: 193

27. 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

28. Down and Derby (2005)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Family

5.6
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45 Metascore

A small town Pinewood Derby competition transforms an average group of dads into an awkward bunch of competitors.

Writer: Eric Hendershot | Director: Eric Hendershot | Stars: Lauren Holly, Pat Morita, Greg Germann, Adam Hicks

Votes: 481 | Gross: $0.20M

29. Celebrity Bowling (1971–1977)

30 min | Family, Game-Show, Sport

7.6
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Exactly what the name implied celebrities participate in a regulation game of bowling.

Stars: Jed Allan, Dave Davis, Cheryl Robinson, Don Russell

Votes: 61

30. Pryor's Place (1984–1985)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.1
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Richard Pryor tells educational stories of his youth at a special urban neighborhood.

Stars: Richard Pryor, Akili Prince, Marla Gibbs, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Votes: 50

31. Earth Minus Zero (1996)

PG | 81 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

2.4
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A family are visited by aliens who wish to abduct them and put them in their intergalactic zoo.

Writers: Scott Carr, Jim Esposito, James Ford, Marc Glassman, Gary LoConti, Ron Ruzicka, Paul G. Volk | Director: Joey Travolta | Stars: Pat Morita, Marcia Strassman, Brock Pierce, Sam J. Jones

Votes: 196

32. The 59th Annual Academy Awards (1987 TV Special)

Family

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Director: Marty Pasetta | Stars: Chevy Chase, Goldie Hawn, Paul Hogan, Brian Ackland-Snow

Votes: 229

33. Big Bird in Japan (1988 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 60 min | Family

7.5
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While visiting Japan, Big Bird wanders off from a guided tour bus in Tokyo, and is lost until a Japanese woman helps him get to where he needs to go. The woman, however, is hiding a secret.

Writer: Jon Stone | Director: Jon Stone | Stars: Caroll Spinney, Brian Muehl, Maiko Kawakami, Masayuki Katô

Votes: 121

34. Circus of the Stars (1977 TV Special)

60 min | Family, Documentary

6.3
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Stars: John Forsythe, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Jack Cassidy, George Hamilton

Votes: 25

35. Living and Working in Space: The Countdown Has Begun (1993 Video)

58 min | Family

6.5
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Life in space. Beam-ins. Intergalactic war. What about getting a driver's license or doing the laundry? This one-hour special features dozens of space professionals---from astronauts and ... See full summary »

Writers: Steven R. Heard, Rob Mikuriya, Roger Scott Olsen, Willie Reale | Director: Rob Mikuriya | Stars: Raymond Cruz, Jaime Escalante, Kathy Bates, Joseph Cousins

Votes: 19

36. Circus of the Stars #12 (1987 TV Special)

120 min | Family, Documentary

5.6
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Stars: Delta Burke, Merv Griffin, Cesar Romero, Heidi Bohay

Votes: 19

37. House of Luk (2001)

99 min | Drama, Family, Comedy

5.4
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Three lives are about to change...three fortunes are about to unfold...three cookies are about to be eaten... House of Luk is more than just a Chinese Restaurant. It's where people talk ... See full summary »

Writer: Dan Lalande | Director: Derek Diorio | Stars: Pierre Brault, Dan Lalande, John Ng, Michael Moriarty

Votes: 36

38. The 38th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (1986 TV Special)

180 min | Family

7.4
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Writer: Hildy Parks | Director: Jeff Margolis | Stars: Steve Allen, Harry Anderson, Eve Arden, Bea Arthur

Votes: 5

39. Reflections on Ice: Michelle Kwan Skates to the Music of Disney's 'Mulan' (1998 TV Movie)

Drama, Family, Musical

7.6
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A retelling of the Disney film, 'Mulan (1998)', using animated clips and songs from the film, but this version was staged on ice.

Writer: Stephen Pouliot | Director: Steve Binder | Stars: Michelle Kwan, Philippe Candeloro, Michael Weiss, Christina Aguilera

Votes: 41

40. Lamb Chop's Special Chanukah (1995 TV Movie)

60 min | Family

8.3
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Writer: Bernard Rothman | Director: Bill Davis | Stars: Shari Lewis, Lloyd Bochner, Alan Thicke, Pat Morita

Votes: 28

41. Talk to Taka (2000)

12 min | Short, Family, Comedy

8.0
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A Sushi Chef offers love advice to his customers, but his advice stinks.

Writers: Richard K. Kim, Bryan Oh | Director: Richard K. Kim | Stars: Pat Morita, Alex Demir, Jenny Kang, Tom O'Keefe

Votes: 47

42. Happy Days (1974–1984)
Episode: A Little Case of Revenge (1982)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

7.2
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Fonzie is challenged to a fight by a black belt karate expert who has nursed a grudge against him since the third grade and now wants to take his revenge.

Creator: Garry Marshall | Director: Jerry Paris | Stars: Henry Winkler, Marion Ross, Cathy Silvers, Ted McGinley

Votes: 41

43. Happy Days (1974–1984)
Episode: A Sight for Sore Eyes (1976)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family, Music

7.5
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Fonzie fears that his famous cool will be compromised if he wears the reading glasses prescribed to cure his headaches.

Creator: Garry Marshall | Director: Jerry Paris | Stars: Ron Howard, Henry Winkler, Marion Ross, Anson Williams

Votes: 42

44. Happy Days (1974–1984)
Episode: All I Want for Christmas (1982)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

6.1
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Howard Cunningham dreads his quarrelsome older brother's Christmas visit and little Heather Pfister asks Santa Claus to help her mother, Ashley, make-up with the parents who disinherited her for marrying against their wishes.

Creator: Garry Marshall | Director: Jerry Paris | Stars: Henry Winkler, Marion Ross, Cathy Silvers, Linda Purl

Votes: 28

45. Happy Days (1974–1984)
Episode: Arnold's Wedding (1976)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family, Music

7.6
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Best man Fonzie's fears that Arnold's wedding plans will be ruined by the Fonzarelli Curse appear to come true after the groom's newly arrived Japanese bride-to-be calls the whole thing off.

Creator: Garry Marshall | Director: Frank Buxton | Stars: Ron Howard, Henry Winkler, Marion Ross, Anson Williams

Votes: 38

46. Happy Days (1974–1984)
Episode: Beauty Contest (1976)

TV-G | 26 min | Comedy, Family, Music

7.5
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In a sneaky scheme to widen their dating pool, Richie, Potsie and Ralph stage a bogus beauty contest, planning to rig the vote to insure that a ringer provided by the Fonz will win but ... See full summary »

Creator: Garry Marshall | Director: Jerry Paris | Stars: Ron Howard, Henry Winkler, Marion Ross, Anson Williams

Votes: 39

47. Happy Days (1974–1984)
Episode: Because It's There (1983)

TV-G | Comedy, Family, Music

6.3
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Fonzie shocks his friends when he throws his leather jacket away after finding a note taped to the bottom of the old cookie jar that held the last three cookies his mother baked for him ... See full summary »

Creator: Garry Marshall | Director: Jerry Paris | Stars: Henry Winkler, Marion Ross, Scott Baio, Erin Moran

Votes: 21

48. Happy Days (1974–1984)
Episode: Bringing Up Spike (1976)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family, Music

7.0
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When nephew Spike comes for a visit and gets into trouble, frustrated Uncle Fonzie goes to Howard Cunningham for some expert fatherly advice.

Creator: Garry Marshall | Director: Jerry Paris | Stars: Ron Howard, Henry Winkler, Marion Ross, Anson Williams

Votes: 44

49. Adventures from the Book of Virtues (1996– )
Episode: Charity (1998)

Animation, Family, Fantasy

4.2
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Annie and Zach are saddened to see some families in town don't have any heat or warm clothes for the cold winter, and wish someone could help. Plato explains how anyone can make a ... See full summary »

Writers: William J. Bennett, Bruce D. Johnson, Michael Maurer, Mark Young | Stars: Jim Cummings, Ricardo Montalban, Esai Morales, Pat Morita

Votes: 5

50. ABC Weekend Specials (1977–1995)
Episode: Choose Your Own Adventure: The Case of the Silk King (1992)

30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

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Writers: Shannon Gilligan, Marc Scott Zicree | Director: Burt Brinckerhoff | Stars: Soleil Moon Frye, Chad Allen, Charles Haid, Pat Morita