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1. Black Saddle (1959–1960)
Episode: The Cabin (1960)

30 min | Western

9.2
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Clay finds himself trapped in a cabin with Laurie Wicks, her new husband and their sick child, who may die unless they can get help. Outside the cabin is Laurie's ex-husband Frank, a ... See full summary »

Director: David Lowell Rich | Stars: Peter Breck, Russell Johnson, Anna-Lisa, Gene Nelson

Votes: 6

2. Laramie (1959–1963)
Episode: Killers' Odds (1961)

60 min | Western

9.1
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Jess finds a starved drifter who thinks Jess wants to shoot him. Slim and Jess offer him a job as he turns out to be a good worker but very reclusive. The father of a man he killed in a fair fight is sending hired guns after him.

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: John Smith, Robert Fuller, John Lupton, Russell Johnson

Votes: 31

3. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)

TV-PG | 51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

9.0
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Ordinary people find themselves in extraordinarily astounding situations, which they each try to solve in a remarkable manner.

Stars: Rod Serling, Robert McCord, Jay Overholts, Vaughn Taylor

Votes: 49,924

4. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)

Approved | 178 min | Western

8.9
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90 Metascore

A bounty hunting scam joins two men in an uneasy alliance against a third in a race to find a fortune in gold buried in a remote cemetery.

Director: Sergio Leone | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach, Lee Van Cleef, Aldo Giuffrè

Votes: 544,496 | Gross: $6.10M

5. The Rifleman (1958–1963)
Episode: Death Never Rides Alone (1962)

30 min | Family, Western

8.9
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Johnny Drako is looking for Lucas McCain. He makes sure to tell Sweeney the bartender. After Johnny leaves the saloon, Sweeney hurries to tell Lucas, who is in Micah's office.

Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Chuck Connors, Johnny Crawford, Paul Fix, Patricia Blair

Votes: 48

6. Studio 57 (1954–1958)

30 min | Drama, Family

8.8
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This dramatic-anthology series went into open syndication when the DuMont Television Network ceased operations.

Stars: Joel Aldrich, Tim Graham, Paul Bryar, Marguerite Chapman

Votes: 88

7. Law of the Plainsman (1959– )

30 min | Western

8.8
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Sam Buckhart was an Apache Indian who had saved the life of a U.S. Cavalry officer after an Indian ambush. When the officer died, he left Sam money that was used for an education at private... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Ansara, Gina Gillespie, Dayton Lummis, Nora Marlowe

Votes: 42

8. Big Town (1950–1956)

30 min | Drama

8.8
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"Big Town" was a long running and highly successful network radio series (1937- 1952) and film series ("I Cover the Underworld," "Underworld After Dark," and "Underworld Scandal") before ... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick McVey, Mark Stevens, Jane Nigh, Mary K. Wells

Votes: 20

9. The Rifleman (1958–1963)
Episode: The Clarence Bibs Story (1961)

30 min | Family, Western

8.8
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Clarence, Millie's mop boy, is wearing a gun he just cleaned for a customer. When he accidentally kills a famous outlaw, some locals play up their new friend's reputation hoping for more fun as they expect his partner to come to town.

Director: David Friedkin | Stars: Chuck Connors, Johnny Crawford, Buddy Hackett, Paul Fix

Votes: 31

10. Lawman (1958–1962)
Episode: The Deputy (1958)

30 min | Western

8.8
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A marshal with a reputation, finished with his last job in Abilene, comes to a town needing a new one. His job priorities are to find the killer of who he replaced and to hire a deputy, a hard job to fill.

Director: Montgomery Pittman | Stars: John Russell, Peter Brown, Bek Nelson, Edd Byrnes

Votes: 39

11. Medic (1954–1956)

30 min | Drama

8.7
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Highlights the personal and professional lives of a group of doctors and surgeons headed by Dr. Konrad Styner. One of the first medical shows on TV that paid strict attention to detail, and... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Boone, Mary Stewart, Robert Stevenson, Robert Bray

Votes: 87

12. Cavalcade of America (1952–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.7
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Cavalcade of America documented historical events using stories of individual courage, initiative and achievement, often with feel-good dramatizations of the human spirit's triumph against all odds.

Stars: James Seay, Richard Gaines, Raymond Greenleaf, Robert Foulk

Votes: 38

13. Lawman (1958–1962)
Episode: The Conclave (1959)

30 min | Western

8.7
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When Buck Walsh's nephew shoots up the local saloon and is arrested, his efforts for freeing him are stonewalled by Troop. When his true agenda is realized, Dan and Johnny work fast to diffuse that as well.

Director: Mark Sandrich Jr. | Stars: John Russell, Peter Brown, Lawrence Dobkin, Denver Pyle

Votes: 9

14. Laramie (1959–1963)
Episode: Vengeance (1963)

60 min | Western

8.7
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After being attacked, Jess shoots a man wanted by the law in the back due to their movement. When the outlaw's friends including his girlfriend learn about it, they contact the outlaw's two brothers who come to Laramie looking for revenge.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: John Smith, Robert Fuller, Spring Byington, Dennis Holmes

Votes: 35

15. The Dick Cavett Show (1968–1974)

90 min | Music, Talk-Show

8.6
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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, Fred Foy, Muhammad Ali

Votes: 404

16. Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
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Originally billed as Playhouse of the Stars this long running anthology series was originally presented live from New York. Irene Dunne was briefly the hostess in 1952 and the show frequently used Broadway performers in classic stories.

Stars: James Mason, Irene Dunne, Walter Coy, Robert Paige

Votes: 139

17. The Alaskans (1959–1960)

60 min | Adventure

8.6
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When gold was discovered in the Yukon in the 1890s, thousands of hopeful prospectors headed north for a chance at becoming rich. The easiest passage to the Yukon was through the small ... See full summary »

Stars: Roger Moore, Dorothy Provine, Jeff York, Ray Danton

Votes: 53

18. The David Frost Show (1969–1972)

90 min | Talk-Show

8.6
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American show featuring the popular British talk show host.

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

Votes: 107

19. Wire Service (1956–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.6
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Adventures of three globetrotting reporters working for an international wire service.

Stars: Dane Clark, George Brent, Mercedes McCambridge, Murray Hamilton

Votes: 18

20. Laramie (1959–1963)
Episode: .45 Calibre (1960)

60 min | Western

8.6
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As the Laramie marshal is killed by the Torrey gang, his new deputy arrives on the stage for Laramie. He and Jess get off on the wrong foot so when he needs a posse, Jesse refuses until a neighbor is killed then new issues arise.

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: John Smith, Robert Fuller, George Nader, Anna-Lisa

Votes: 40

21. Death Valley Days (1952–1970)
Episode: Snowshoe Thompson (1954)

Western

8.6
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John Thompson is determined that Placerville and other mining camps get mail during the snowy winters. John develops skis and heroically gets news through but his lack of pay postpones his marriage to Agnes.

Director: Stuart E. McGowan | Stars: Don Kennedy, Jane Hampton, Lee Van Cleef, Heenan Elliott

Votes: 9

22. Have Gun - Will Travel (1957–1963)

Approved | 25 min | Western

8.5
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The adventures of a gentlemanly gunfighter for hire.

Stars: Richard Boone, Kam Tong, Hal Needham, Stewart East

Votes: 1,689

23. Trackdown (1957–1959)

30 min | Western

8.5
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Texas Ranger Hoby Gilman travels the Old West tracking down assorted killers, bank robbers, horse thieves and other evildoers.

Stars: Robert Culp, Norman Leavitt, Ellen Corby, Peter Leeds

Votes: 120

24. The Ford Television Theatre (1952–1957)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

8.5
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The show started in New York with Broadway actors. It then moved to Hollywood where Hollywood actors headed the cast.

Stars: Philip Carey, Laraine Day, Willis Bouchey, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 98

25. Frontier Doctor (1958– )

30 min | Western

8.5
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The adventures of a small town doctor working in the Arizona territory during the early 1900s.

Stars: Rex Allen, Mason Alan Dinehart, Chubby Johnson, Louise Beavers

Votes: 68

26. Brave Eagle (1955–1956)

30 min | Western

8.5
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Reflecting the Native American viewpoint in the settlement of the American West, This was the first series where an American Indian was the lead character.

Stars: Keith Larsen, Anthony Numkena, Kim Winona, Bert Wheeler

Votes: 51

27. Lawman (1958–1962)
Episode: Man on a Mountain (1960)

30 min | Western

8.5
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A friend of Dan's in a nearby town is accused of robbery. When his sick wife is killed by a local deputy, Troop rides to help him before a posse led by this callous individual has a chance to finish the job.

Directors: Paul Guilfoyle, Arthur Lubin | Stars: John Russell, Peter Brown, Lee Van Cleef, Richard Garland

Votes: 13

28. The Rifleman (1958–1963)
Episode: The Deadly Wait (1959)

30 min | Family, Western

8.5
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Dan Maury, a criminal arrested by Micah Torrance, returns from five years in prison determined to avenge himself upon the town marshal.

Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Chuck Connors, Johnny Crawford, Paul Fix, Bill Quinn

Votes: 38

29. The Rifleman (1958–1963)
Episode: The Prodigal (1960)

30 min | Family, Western

8.5
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A fleeing bank robber decides that the McCain ranch is a good place to hide out, so he holds Lucas and Mark prisoner in their own home until the heat dies down.

Director: Don McDougall | Stars: Chuck Connors, Johnny Crawford, Rhys Williams, Kevin Hagen

Votes: 35

30. Branded (1965–1966)
Episode: The Richest Man in Boot Hill (1965)

22 min | Western

8.5
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Jason meets up with an old friend, and together they must deal with Jason's reputation as a coward if they are to put an end to a bank robbery.

Director: Larry Peerce | Stars: Chuck Connors, J. Pat O'Malley, Richard Bakalyan, Lee Van Cleef

Votes: 11

31. Laramie (1959–1963)
Episode: The Stranger (1963)

60 min | Western

8.5
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A mountain climber from Europe convicted of murder wanted by a Colorado posse is hiding in the rough country near the Sherman ranch. Slim, Jess, and Sheriff Cory are leery of Madox who leads the posse and they soon learn why.

Director: Jesse Hibbs | Stars: John Smith, Robert Fuller, Spring Byington, Dennis Holmes

Votes: 33

32. The Untouchables (1959–1963)
Episode: The Unhired Assassin: Part 2 (1960)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.5
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Although unsuccessful in their first attempt to assassinate Chicago's Mayor, Anton J. Cermak, the Capone mob under the command of Frank Nitti and several other of the imprisoned mobster's ... See full summary »

Director: Howard W. Koch | Stars: Robert Stack, Joe Mantell, Robert Gist, Bruce Gordon

Votes: 39

33. The Rifleman (1958–1963)

30 min | Family, Western

8.4
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The adventures of a Wild West rancher wielding a customized rapid fire Winchester rifle and his son.

Stars: Chuck Connors, Johnny Crawford, Paul Fix, Joe Benson

Votes: 2,284

34. Zorro (1957–1959)

30 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.4
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Don Diego de la Vega opposes the corrupt tyrants of Spanish California as the masked swordsman, Zorro.

Stars: Guy Williams, Gene Sheldon, Henry Calvin, Don Diamond

Votes: 2,210

35. State Trooper (1956– )

30 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

8.4
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Rod Blake, a State Trooper is an officer of the Nevada Department of Public Safety. The setting is in the 1950s American West.

Stars: Rod Cameron, Robert Armstrong, Don Haggerty, Paul Stader

Votes: 60

36. Hotel de Paree (1959–1960)

30 min | Western

8.4
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Sundance, a reformed gunslinger just released from prison, drifts into the town of Georgetown, CO. A tangle with the town villain ends up with Sundance being forced to shoot him, resulting ... See full summary »

Stars: Earl Holliman, Jeanette Nolan, Strother Martin, Judi Meredith

Votes: 31

37. The DuPont Show with June Allyson (1959–1961)

30 min | Drama

8.4
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Add a Plot

Stars: June Allyson, Don Rickles, Naomi Stevens, Rossano Brazzi

Votes: 92

38. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.3
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Widower Sheriff Andy and his son Opie live with Andy's Aunt Bee in Mayberry NC. With virtually no crimes to solve, most of Andy's time is spent philosophizing and calming down his cousin Deputy Barney.

Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Frances Bavier

Votes: 9,132

39. For a Few Dollars More (1965)

R | 132 min | Western

8.3
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Two bounty hunters with the same intentions team up to track down a Western outlaw.

Director: Sergio Leone | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, Gian Maria Volontè, Mario Brega

Votes: 174,046

40. The Dakotas (1962– )

60 min | Western

8.3
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Marshal Ragan and his deputies maintain the peace in the Badlands of the Dakota Territory.

Stars: Larry Ward, Jack Elam, Chad Everett, Michael Greene

Votes: 59

41. 77 Sunset Strip (1958–1964)
Episode: Attic (1960)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.3
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Jeff sees enticing wanted robber Vetta Nygood, tails her to a remote mountain hideout, but her accomplices nab him. The ice-cold gang leader Hammett panics, so he ties & gags Jeff up in the... See full summary »

Director: Montgomery Pittman | Stars: Roger Smith, Edd Byrnes, Louis Quinn, Jacqueline Beer

Votes: 14

42. Branded (1965–1966)
Episode: Call to Glory: Part 3 (1966)

30 min | Western

8.3
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Custer is on his way to fight the Sioux Indians. Jason talks to the Sioux and discovers they are not the ones guilty of the latest events at Fort Lincoln. Jason must warn Custer of the ... See full summary »

Director: Allen Reisner | Stars: Chuck Connors, Robert Lansing, Kathie Browne, H.M. Wynant

Votes: 7

43. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: My Father, My Son (1966)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.3
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Fast gunman Jim Barrett kills a man in self defense. Now the man's father and brothers are gunning for him, in addition to a young man who wants Barrett dead for a different reason.

Director: Robert Totten | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 41

44. Have Gun - Will Travel (1957–1963)
Episode: The Treasure (1962)

Approved | 30 min | Western

8.3
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Jess Harden, about to be released from prison for an $80K robbery he says he didn't commit, returns to the same town not knowing that it's a ghost town. He plans to meet his wife there. She... See full summary »

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: Richard Boone, Jeanne Cooper, Jim Davis, DeForest Kelley

Votes: 29

45. Perry Mason (1957–1966)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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The cases of a master criminal defense attorney, handling the most difficult of cases in the aid of the innocent.

Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, Ray Collins

Votes: 3,504

46. Maverick (1957–1962)

60 min | Comedy, Western

8.2
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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 »

Stars: Jack Kelly, James Garner, Roger Moore, Lane Chandler

Votes: 1,813

47. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)

Approved | 30 min | Western

8.2
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A Civil War veteran with a sawed-off rifle as a holstered weapon makes a living as a bounty hunter in the Wild West of the 1870s.

Stars: Steve McQueen, Wright King, Olan Soule, Mort Mills

Votes: 1,349

48. Cheyenne (1955–1963)

60 min | Western

8.2
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After the Civil War, nomadic adventurer Cheyenne Bodie roamed the west looking for fights, women and bad guys to beat up. His job changed from episode to episode.

Stars: Clint Walker, Clyde Howdy, Chuck Hicks, Lane Chandler

Votes: 980

49. Sky King (1951–1962)

30 min

8.2
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"From out of the clear blue of the western sky comes Sky King" was the familiar opening to television's premier aviation program. Operating from his Flying Crown Ranch in Arizona, Sky King,... See full summary »

Stars: Kirby Grant, Gloria Winters, Ewing Mitchell, Ron Hagerthy

Votes: 278

50. Colt .45 (1957–1960)

30 min | Western

8.2
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Christopher Colt was apparently a gun salesman but was in fact a government agent tracking down notorious bad guys. His cousin Sam took the lead when the studio had contract disputes with the original star.

Stars: Wayde Preston, Kenneth MacDonald, Donald May, Don 'Red' Barry

Votes: 64