Highest Rated Titles With Ruth Gordon
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60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Johnny is the victim of a hit and run driver, while in the hospital, he flirts with his physical therapist, whom Dixie hires, when Johnny really has a nurse, who is "out to get him". The ... See full summary »
3. The Dick Cavett Show (1968–1974)
90 min | Music, Talk-Show
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 »
9. The Ford Theatre Hour (1948–1951)
60 min | Drama
An anthology series based in New York City which attracted a high caliber group of actors, often Broadway stars. Stories were both drama and comedies, some original but others adaptions of films and plays.
Kiss Your Epaulets Goodbye
TV-PG | Comedy
Joe and Rhoda's apartment is burglarized. When they find out Carlton let the burglars into the building, they ask to have Carlton fired for not doing his job correctly.
14. Adam's Rib (1973– )
30 min | Comedy
A TV adaptation of the Tracy/Hepburn classic. Adam Bonner was a young assistant DA while his wife, Amanda, was a junior partner in a law firm. Their jobs often put them in conflict within ... See full summary »
Try and Catch Me
73 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A successful mystery writer suspects her niece's husband murdered her, and she exacts revenge by asphyxiating him in her house safe.
17. Rosemary's Baby (1968)
R | 136 min | Drama, Horror
A young couple move into an apartment, only to be surrounded by peculiar neighbors and occurrences. When the wife becomes mysteriously pregnant, paranoia over the safety of her unborn child begins to control her life.
24. Newhart (1982–1990)
30 min | Comedy
Dick Loudon and his wife Joanna decide to leave life in New York City and buy a little inn in Vermont. Dick is a how-to book writer, who eventually becomes a local TV celebrity as host of "... See full summary »
28. Adam's Rib (1949)
Passed | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Domestic and professional tensions mount when a husband and wife work as opposing lawyers in a case involving a woman who shot her husband.
31. Late Night with David Letterman (1982–2002)
60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
David Letterman hosted this popular late-night comedy/talk-show. Often, Dave would go on location or to the phone lines to play pranks. Some famous features of the show include the "Top Ten... See full summary »
34. Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940)
Approved | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History
Humble Abraham Lincoln gains the respect of his Illinois neighbors, growing in stature and respect until he is elected President in 1860 and departs for Washington.
36. The Mike Douglas Show (1961–1982)
Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
The Mike Douglas Show was a variety show out of Cleveland OH and then Philadelphia PA, broadcast in the daytime. It's structure was similar to The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson and The ... See full summary »
37. Flip (1970–1974)
60 min | Comedy, Music
One of the many variety shows available in the 1970s (along with Sonny and Cher, Captain and Tennille, Donny and Marie, etc). Hosted by black comic Flip Wilson, this show featured skits, ... See full summary »
38. That's Entertainment, Part II (1976)
G | 133 min | Documentary, Family, Musical
Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire present more golden moments from the MGM film library, this time including comedy and drama as well as classic musical numbers.
I Want to Report a Dream
48 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Stavros receives a call from a psychic:"I want to report a dream." Since it involves murder, he checks the files. When the details match, Kojak gets involved. Are the dead really communicating, or does the psychic know who the murderer is?
42. What Ever Happened to Aunt Alice? (1969)
M | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
As Aunt Alice, Ruth Gordon applies for the job of housekeeper in the Tucson, Arizona home of widow Claire Marrable in order to find out what happened to a missing widowed friend, Edna ... See full summary »
American Masters (1985– )
The Ten-Year Lunch: The Wit and Legend of the Algonquin Round Table
56 min | Documentary, Biography
Profile of the group of writers and humorists who formed lasting friendships and collaborations centered on their daily lunches at New York City's Algonquin Hotel through the 1920s, which ... See full summary »
49. A Double Life (1947)
Approved | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Anthony John is an actor whose life is strongly influenced by the characters he plays. When he's playing comedy, he's the most enjoyable person in the world, but when he's playing drama, ... See full summary »