Highest Rated Titles With Jay Sandrich

1. Thanks (1999–2000)
Episode: Thanksgiving (1999)
30 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 10/10 X  
2. The 39th Annual Emmy Awards (1987 TV Special)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.5/10 X  
3. The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour (1957–1960)
Episode: The Celebrity Next Door (1957)
60 min | Comedy, Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  

When Tallulah Bankhead moves in next door Lucy reacts in typical fashion and chaos ensues.

4. Mary Tyler Moore (1970–1977)
Episode: The Last Show (1977)
30 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9/10 X  

In the upside world of WJM, there's a shake up in the newsroom and everybody but Ted gets fired including Mary who is left to turn out the lights.

5. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: Convicts-at-Large (1962)
30 min | Comedy, Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  

Barney and Floyd are held hostage in a cabin by three escaped women convicts.

6. Empty Nest (1988–1995)
Episode: Pilot (1988)
30 min | Comedy, Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
7. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: Barney's First Car (1963)
30 min | Comedy, Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

It's a red-letter day in Mayberry when Barney decides to join the motoring world, but things go sour when his cream-puff turns out to be a lemon.

8. Thanks (1999–2000)
Episode: Spring (1999)
30 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

Grammy falls in love with a self-professed cad.

9. Mary Tyler Moore (1970–1977)
Episode: Put on a Happy Face (1973)
30 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

A stained dress, a sprained foot, a bad cold, and a hair bump -- what else is going to wrong for Mary before the annual Teddy Awards banquet?

10. Mary Tyler Moore (1970–1977)
Episode: Ted Baxter's Famous Broadcasters' School (1975)
30 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

After a conman promises to start a broadcasting school for Ted and swindles him out of his money, the newsroom staff help Ted out.

11. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: The Pickle Story (1961)
30 min | Comedy, Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

Aunt Bee and Clara Johnson are both jarring homemade pickles. The only difference is that Clara's are good enough to have won the blue ribbon at the fair eleven years counting while Aunt ... See full summary »

12. Here's Lucy (1968–1974)
Episode: Lucy and Carol Burnett: Part 2 (1970)
30 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

Lucy and her friend Carol Krausmeyer compete against each other in the Miss Secretary Beautiful contest.

13. I Love Lucy (1951–1957)
30 min | Comedy, Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

A daffy woman constantly strives to become a star along with her bandleader husband and gets herself in the strangest situations.

14. Thanks (1999–2000)
30 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

A comedic view of the settling of America by the Puritans.

15. Mary Tyler Moore (1970–1977)
Episode: A New Sue Ann (1974)
30 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

A fan of Sue Ann's joins the show and then starts to push her out ala All About Eve.

16. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: Barney and the Choir (1962)
30 min | Comedy, Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

The choir director invites Barney to join the choir before he realizes Barney can't sing.

17. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: Man in a Hurry (1963)
30 min | Comedy, Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

A businessman's car breaks down two miles from Mayberry on a Sunday. He has a business appointment in Charlotte the next morning. He walks to town and finds it deserted until church lets ... See full summary »

18. Mary Tyler Moore (1970–1977)
Episode: Ted Baxter Meets Walter Cronkite (1974)
30 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Ted launches an expensive publicity campaign in his never-ending quest to win a Teddy award.

19. Mary Tyler Moore (1970–1977)
Episode: The Dinner Party (1973)
30 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

It's time for another one of Mary's dinner parties. She has six chairs at her dining-room table and exactly six portions of veal Prince Orloff.

20. Mary Tyler Moore (1970–1977)
Episode: The Lars Affair (1973)
30 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Phyllis struggles to accept the idea that her husband, Lars, might be having an affair with the saccharine Sue Ann Nivens, WJM's Happy Homemaker.

21. The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961–1966)
30 min | Comedy, Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

The misadventures of a TV writer both at work and at home.

22. The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour (1957–1960)
60 min | Comedy, Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Lucy is back again in this one hour sequel to I Love Lucy. Lucy and her husband, Ricky Ricardo, are living in the country with their best friends and old landlords, Fred and Ethel Mertz. ... See full summary »

23. Get Smart (1965–1970)
Episode: Back to the Old Drawing Board (1966)
30 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Hymie is introduced to CONTROL as KAOS tries to kidnap a CONTROL scientist.

24. Soap (1977–1981)
Episode: Episode #2.13 (1978)
30 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
25. Soap (1977–1981)
Episode: Episode #2.9 (1978)
30 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
26. The Bob Newhart Show (1972–1978)
Episode: Last TV Show (1973)
30 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Bob's therapy group pressures him to hold a session on Public TV. This show sure won't be rerun during pledge week. By turning down the station's offer, Dr. Bob Hartley was trying to ... See full summary »

27. The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour (1957–1960)
Episode: Lucy Hunts Uranium (1958)
60 min | Comedy, Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Lucy, Ricky, Fred and Ethel join Fred MacMurray in a Las Vegas desert to go uranium hunting, but when they make a find all bets are off and it's a race to get back to the claims office.

28. The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour (1957–1960)
Episode: Lucy's Summer Vacation (1959)
60 min | Comedy, Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

The normally celebrity-hungry Lucy is disappointed to find she is sharing a vacation cabin with movie stars.

29. Mary Tyler Moore (1970–1977)
Episode: Mary Midwife (1976)
30 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Georgette gives birth at Mary's apartment with Lou and Mary attending. Ted and Georgette have a little girl named Mary Lou, the most exciting thing to ever happen in Mary's bedroom according to Sue Ann.

30. Get Smart (1965–1970)
Episode: Mr. Big (1965)
30 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Maxwell Smart must stop Mr. Big from blowing up the Statue of Liberty with his new inthermo ray. Max's team includes Agent K9 Fang and his new partner the beautiful Agent 99.

31. Mary Tyler Moore (1970–1977)
Episode: Phyllis Whips Inflation (1975)
30 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

When Phyliss goes to look for a job she finds that she has no current skills.

32. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: The Big House (1963)
30 min | Comedy, Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

When the Mayberry jail is called upon to lodge two hold-up men captured by the state police, Barney finds himself with more than he can handle--especially when "assisted" by ad-hoc Deputy Gomer.

33. The Untouchables (1959–1963)
Episode: The Nick Acropolis Story (1961)
60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Nick Acropolis has created a vast network of bookies and is the king of the numbers racket in the greater Chicago area. His problems start when he discovers that Louis Manzak, his wife's ... See full summary »

34. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
30 min | Comedy, Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

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.

35. Get Smart (1965–1970)
30 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Bumbling Maxwell Smart, Agent 86 for CONTROL, with a great deal of help from his competent partner Agent 99, battles the forces of KAOS

36. Mary Tyler Moore (1970–1977)
30 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

The lives and trials of a young single woman and her friends, both at work and at home.

37. The Secret Lives of Men (1998– )
30 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

With nothing left but each other, Michael, Phil and Andy form an exclusive club and embark on a new phase of their existence. Someday, they might comprehend the mysteries of women, love and... See full summary »

38. Soap (1977–1981)
Episode: Episode #2.10 (1978)
30 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
39. Soap (1977–1981)
Episode: Episode #2.14 (1979)
30 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
40. Soap (1977–1981)
Episode: Episode #2.5 (1978)
30 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
41. Mary Tyler Moore (1970–1977)
Episode: Love Is All Around (1970)
30 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

On the rebound from a busted relationship, Mary Richards relocates to Minneapolis, where she quickly finds a new apartment, an associate producer's job at WJM-TV, and new friends.

42. The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour (1957–1960)
Episode: Milton Berle Hides at the Ricardos (1959)
60 min | Comedy, Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Lucy wants Milton Berle in little Ricky's school play. So white at his office, she overhears that he can't concentrate on writing a new book, so she offers up her home so that he can write ... See full summary »

43. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: Mr. McBeevee (1962)
30 min | Comedy, Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Opie starts talking about his new friend Mr. McBeevee, but his description is hard to believe.

44. Make Room for Daddy (1953–1965)
Episode: That Ol' Devil Jack Benny (1960)
30 min | Comedy, Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Danny is up for a big network show, but the network decides to give it to Jack Benny. When Jack shows up at Danny's place to say no hard feelings, Danny loses it. Why you? All you do is say... See full summary »

45. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: The Bank Job (1962)
30 min | Comedy, Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Barney thinks the Mayberry Bank is a pushover for a robbery and sets out to prove it.

46. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: The Manicurist (1962)
30 min | Comedy, Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

When a pretty young manicurist starts working in Floyd's Barbershop, the men are uneasy about it at first but eventually take to the idea in a big way. Their jealous wives, however, do not.

47. WKRP in Cincinnati (1978–1982)
30 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

The staff of a struggling radio station have a chance at success after the new programming director changes the format to rock music

48. Soap (1977–1981)
30 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

The soap-operish antics of two families: the Campbells and the Tates.

49. The Bob Newhart Show (1972–1978)
30 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

The professional and personal misadventures of a psychologist and his family, patients, friends and colleagues.

50. Stockard Channing in Just Friends (1979– )
30 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X