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1. The Chevy Mystery Show (1960– )

Mystery

8.6
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Anthology series featuring a different mystery each week.

Stars: Walter Slezak, Vincent Price, Everett Sloane, Berry Kroeger

Votes: 12

2. 12 O'Clock High (1964–1967)
Episode: The Sound of Distant Thunder (1964)

60 min | Drama, War

8.6
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General Savage gets a new bombardier, Lt. Lathrop, a goofy, ungainly kid, who just happens to have a knack for putting the bombs precisely on the target. After Lathrop saves his life, ... See full summary »

Director: Don Medford | Stars: Robert Lansing, John Larkin, Frank Overton, Peter Fonda

Votes: 20

3. The Lieutenant (1963–1964)

60 min | Drama

8.5
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The trials of a young US Marine Lieutenant and his comrades at Camp Pendleton.

Stars: Gary Lockwood, Robert Vaughn, Don Penny, Carmen Phillips

Votes: 107

4. The Long, Hot Summer (1965–1966)

48 min | Drama

8.4
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Ben Quick returns to the Southern town of Frenchman's Bend to claim his inheritance and soon runs afoul of local power Boss Varner. The handsome Ben attracts the attention of the local ... See full summary »

Stars: Nancy Malone, Roy Thinnes, Paul Geary, Lana Wood

Votes: 50

5. 12 O'Clock High (1964–1967)

60 min | Drama, War

8.3
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This series chronicles the adventures--in the air and on the ground--of the men of the 918th Bombardment Group of the U.S. Eighth Air Force. First commanded by irascible General Frank ... See full summary »

Stars: Frank Overton, Paul Burke, Chris Robinson, Robert Lansing

Votes: 630

6. 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: 1,229

7. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: Dead Reckoning (1961)

Approved | 25 min | Western

8.2
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Josh arrives in town thinking the sheriff summoned him to go after a man. Instead, a woman wants Josh to bring in the man, her wanted husband, alive, so he can prove self defense, but the brothers of the man he killed are out to hang him.

Director: Murray Golden | Stars: Steve McQueen, Jimmy Lydon, John Alderman, Chuck Hayward

Votes: 28

8. Starsky and Hutch (1975–1979)
Episode: Pariah (1975)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.2
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After Starsky shoots a 16-year-old armed robber, a crazed ex-con vows to kill uniformed policemen until Starsky resigns from the force.

Director: Bob Kelljan | Stars: David Soul, Paul Michael Glaser, Antonio Fargas, Bernie Hamilton

Votes: 67

9. Hawaiian Eye (1959–1963)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.1
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Set against the beautiful tropical landscape of Honolulu, Hawaii, this series centered around the cases of Hawaiian Eye Private Investigations and the two handsome, slick, tough-guy ... See full summary »

Stars: Poncie Ponce, Connie Stevens, Douglas Mossman, Robert Conrad

Votes: 287

10. The Dick Powell Theatre (1961–1963)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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Powell served as host and, in early shows at least, occasional star in this dramatic anthology. It was his last television series and contained his last filmed acting (episode: 'The ... See full summary »

Stars: Dick Powell, David Niven, June Allyson, Oscar Beregi Jr.

Votes: 97

11. Checkmate (1960–1962)

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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Don Corey and Jed Sills operate Checkmate, Inc., a very high priced detective agency in San Francisco. Helping them protect the lives of their clients is British criminologist (once an Oxford professor) Carl Hyatt.

Stars: Anthony George, Doug McClure, Sebastian Cabot, Ken Lynch

Votes: 171

12. Hunter (1984–1991)
Episode: Saturday Night Special (1986)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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Hunter and McCall investigate mysterious calls to a reporter about a series of murders.

Director: Peter Kiwitt | Stars: Fred Dryer, Stepfanie Kramer, Beah Richards, Anne-Marie Johnson

Votes: 22

13. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.0
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Marshal Matt Dillon keeps the peace in the rough and tumble Dodge City.

Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 3,362

14. The Red Hand Gang (1977– )

30 min | Adventure, Family

8.0
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70s TV show about a gang of kids called "The Red Hand Gang". Each episode was an exciting tale about various adventures and escapades that the gang encountered. Everything from Cops 'n ... See full summary »

Stars: Matthew Labyorteaux, J.R. Miller, Jolie Newman, Johnny Brogna

Votes: 62

15. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: The Looters (1960)

Approved | 25 min | Western

8.0
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Josh is on his way to River City to transport three convicts there to be hanged. The three dangerous prisoners escape from jail and appoint themselves the law, after the town is hit by a tornado that wrecks the town and kills the sheriff.

Director: Harry Harris | Stars: Steve McQueen, Gloria Blondell, Dennis Patrick, Tom Gilson

Votes: 37

16. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: The Patsy (1958)

TV-PG | 30 min | Western

8.0
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Matt doubts the veracity of Long Branch hostess Holly Fanshaw's claim that she saw trail drover Fly Hoyt murder young Dave Thorp. His suspicions increase further when Hoyt voluntarily returns to Dodge in order to clear his name.

Director: Richard Whorf | Stars: James Arness, Dennis Weaver, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake

Votes: 42

17. Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (1963–1967)

60 min | Adventure, Drama, Comedy

7.8
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Legendary entertainer Bob Hope hosted, and occasionally starred in, one of the last major anthology series on network TV. Both dramatic and comedy shows were presented, featuring many of ... See full summary »

Stars: Bob Hope, Jack Weston, Jack Kelly, George N. Neise

Votes: 106

18. The Fall Guy (1981–1986)
Episode: Manhunter (1983)

Action, Adventure

7.8
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Director: Michael O'Herlihy | Stars: Lee Majors, Douglas Barr, Heather Thomas, Markie Post

Votes: 20

19. Room 222 (1969–1974)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.7
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Black teacher Pete Dixon tries to teach the students at Walt Whitman High to be tolerant. He is assisted by girlfriend and school counselor Liz and student teacher (later teacher) Alice. The students love him.

Stars: Lloyd Haynes, Denise Nicholas, Michael Constantine, Karen Valentine

Votes: 524

20. The Guns of Will Sonnett (1967–1969)

30 min | Western

7.7
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An old former Army scout and his grandson search the west for the man's son, a gunfighter on the run.

Stars: Walter Brennan, Dack Rambo, Jason Evers, Chuck Horne

Votes: 280

21. Wagon Train (1957–1965)

75 min | Western

7.6
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Stories of the journeys of a wagon train as it leaves post-Civil War Missouri on its way to California through the plains, deserts and Rocky Mountains. The first treks were led by gruff, ... See full summary »

Stars: Frank McGrath, Terry Wilson, Robert Horton, John McIntire

Votes: 1,664

22. Wagon Train (1957–1965)
Episode: Trial for Murder: Part 2 (1960)

60 min | Western

7.6
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When the deceased's wife arrives, the people on the wagon train learn that the murdered man has a dark past, and this could be a case of Cain & Abel - or perhaps something or someone in the dead-man's past came home-to-roost.

Director: Virgil W. Vogel | Stars: Ward Bond, Robert Horton, Henry Hull, Marshall Thompson

Votes: 18

23. The Screaming Woman (1972 TV Movie)

73 min | Horror, Drama, Thriller

7.5
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A wealthy former mental patient goes home to her estate to rest and recuperate. While walking the grounds one day she hears the screams of a woman coming from underneath the ground who has ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Smight | Stars: Olivia de Havilland, Ed Nelson, Laraine Stephens, Joseph Cotten

Votes: 302

24. Dynasty (1981–1989)
Episode: The Avenger (1985)

47 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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Krystle reconciles with Daniel, who reveals that his break-up with her sister was amicable. Dominique, bitter over Blake's continued refusal to acknowledge her as a Carrington, considers a ... See full summary »

Director: Irving J. Moore | Stars: John Forsythe, Linda Evans, John James, Pamela Bellwood

Votes: 18

25. Hunter (1984–1991)
Episode: The Beautiful & the Dead: Part 2 (1986)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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Hunter and McCall's continued investigation into adultery and homicide pits them against a group of Russian spies.

Directors: Tony Mordente, Gary Winter | Stars: Fred Dryer, Stepfanie Kramer, Kabir Bedi, Rita Zohar

Votes: 20

26. Iron Horse (1966–1968)

60 min | Western

7.4
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Ben Calhoun won the half-completed Buffalo Pass, Scalplock and Defiance Line railroad in a poker game and must fight 1880s Indians, bankers and bad guys to complete the line.

Stars: Dale Robertson, Gary Collins, Robert Random, Roger Torrey

Votes: 95

27. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)

60 min | Drama

7.4
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Hosted by famous dancer/actor Fred Astaire, this series presented a new drama with each week's episode. Unlike some of the earlier drama series, which tended either toward classics or ... See full summary »

Stars: Fred Astaire, Keir Dullea, Paul Comi, Joan Staley

Votes: 73

28. Time to Run (1973)

PG | 97 min | Drama, Family

7.4
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Director: James F. Collier | Stars: Ed Nelson, Randall Carver, Barbara Sigel, Joan Winmill Brown

Votes: 51

29. Quincy M.E. (1976–1983)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime

7.3
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The cases of a coroner who investigates suspicious deaths that usually suggest murder.

Stars: Jack Klugman, John S. Ragin, Robert Ito, Joseph Roman

Votes: 3,471

30. The Stunt Man (1980)

R | 131 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

7.3
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A fugitive stumbles on a movie set just when they need a new stunt man, takes the job as a way to hide out, and falls for the leading lady.

Director: Richard Rush | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Steve Railsback, Barbara Hershey, Allen Garfield

Votes: 6,942

31. Flesh and Ecstasy (1985 Video)

72 min | Adult

7.3
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Two kidnappers get more than they bargained for from a buxom daughter, her sister and one of their roommates. But the roommate and the other daughter respectively seduce her uncle and state lawyer, who then seduces the aunt.

Director: Jack Remy | Stars: Colleen Brennan, Tom Byron, Christy Canyon, Kimberly Carson

Votes: 18

32. The Guns of Will Sonnett (1967–1969)
Episode: Alone (1968)

Western

7.2
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Will awaits the arrival of Jeff as they are to reunite in a deserted town. An unidentified gunman starts shooting at Will and Will is knocked senseless when grazed by a bullet. Will then experiences waking dreams of accusers from his past.

Director: Michael O'Herlihy | Stars: Walter Brennan, Dack Rambo, Jason Evers, Noam Pitlik

Votes: 12

33. The Fall Guy (1981–1986)

60 min | Action, Adventure

7.1
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The adventures of a film stunt performer who moonlights as a bounty hunter when movie work is slow.

Stars: Lee Majors, Douglas Barr, Heather Thomas, Markie Post

Votes: 4,026

34. Pork Chop Hill (1959)

Approved | 97 min | War, Drama, Action

7.1
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During the Korean War peace talks, U.S. troops fight to retake a hill from the Communist Chinese forces.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Gregory Peck, Harry Guardino, Rip Torn, George Peppard

Votes: 3,294

35. The Animal (1968)

88 min | Thriller

7.1
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This story is based on facts taken from authenticated newspaper files. What truly motivated Ted Andrews is not clearly known although a childhood filled with depression, hate for his mother... See full summary »

Director: Lee Frost | Stars: John Alderman, Virginia Gordon, Armand Atamian, Jay Fineberg

Votes: 42

36. Hunter (1984–1991)
Episode: Change Partners and Dance (1986)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.1
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Detectives Hunter and McCall must work individually to investigate the killing of a police officer after they are separated as partners by their new precinct leader.

Director: James Whitmore Jr. | Stars: Fred Dryer, Stepfanie Kramer, Charles Hallahan, Tim Thomerson

Votes: 16

37. Starsky and Hutch (1975–1979)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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Two streetwise cops bust criminals in their red-and-white Ford Torino, with the help of police snitch, Huggy Bear.

Stars: David Soul, Paul Michael Glaser, Antonio Fargas, Bernie Hamilton

Votes: 4,825

38. The Thrill of It All (1963)

Approved | 108 min | Comedy, Romance

7.0
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A housewife's sudden rise to fame as a soap spokesperson leads to chaos in her home life.

Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Doris Day, James Garner, Arlene Francis, Edward Andrews

Votes: 3,349

39. The Hard Road (1970)

R | 85 min | Drama

7.0
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A cautionary tale. At 17, Sherman Oaks high schooler Pam Banner has a baby out of wedlock. The baby is adopted, but Pam's too embarrassed to go back to school, so her dad gets her a job as ... See full summary »

Director: Gary Graver | Stars: Connie Nelson, John Alderman, Catherine Howard, Gary Kent

Votes: 83

40. Hunter (1984–1991)
Episode: Any Second Now (1987)

48 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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Real-life stalking victim Theresa Saldana plays a brilliant pianist who is being stalked by a psychopath who has vowed to finish what he failed to do years before; eliminate her. In a ... See full summary »

Director: James Darren | Stars: Fred Dryer, Stepfanie Kramer, Charles Hallahan, Theresa Saldana

Votes: 15

41. Mr. Horn (1979 TV Movie)

180 min | Western

6.9
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The story of frontiersman Tom Horn, and his career as a cavalry scout, a tracker, a Pinkerton agent and a range detective, and the final events in his life that led to his tragic death.

Director: Jack Starrett | Stars: David Carradine, Richard Widmark, Karen Black, Richard Masur

Votes: 96

42. The Pick-Up (1968)

Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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Two mob money couriers, Frankie and Tony, have their latest package of $1 million stolen by two con women, Dana and Marcia, in which the men must find the women to recover the money before they become marked men.

Director: Lee Frost | Stars: Wes Bishop, Stefan Zema, Lois Ursone, Lynn Harris

Votes: 53

43. Hunter (1984–1991)

48 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.8
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Rick Hunter is a renegade cop who breaks the rules and takes justice into his own hands. Partnered with the equally stunning and rebellious Sgt. McCall, the tough-minded duo set out to crack down on L.A.'s slimiest criminals.

Stars: Fred Dryer, Stepfanie Kramer, Charles Hallahan, Perry Cook

Votes: 2,428

44. Ecstasy Girls II (1987)

X | 90 min | Adult

6.8
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Director: Gary Graver | Stars: Heather Wayne, Joanna Storm, Jamie Gillis, John Leslie

Votes: 20

45. Cherry Ettes for Hire (1984 Video)

X | Adult

6.8
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Director: Rock Hardson | Stars: Serena, Tiffany Clark, Jamie Gillis, Maria Tortuga

Votes: 5

46. Quincy M.E. (1976–1983)
Episode: A Question of Time (1977)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime

6.8
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The body of a man is discovered at a health spa. Quincy is convinced that the owner's of the spa are responsible for his death. Not only does he need to prove their guilt, but he also must ... See full summary »

Director: Ray Danton | Stars: Jack Klugman, Garry Walberg, John S. Ragin, Val Bisoglio

Votes: 42

47. Society Affairs (1982)

X | 91 min | Adult, Comedy, Crime

6.7
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A penniless thief gets involved in a scheme to obtain money and sex by using his resemblance to a wealthy family scion.

Director: Gary Graver | Stars: Harry Reems, Veronica Hart, Kelly Nichols, Anna Ventura

Votes: 54

48. Dandy (1970)

82 min | Drama

6.7
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Director: R. Charleton Wilson | Stars: Cynthia Denny, John Alderman, John Vincent, Steve Vincent

Votes: 6

49. Up 'n' Coming (1983)

86 min | Adult, Drama, Music

6.6
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A rising young country/western singer gets a job as the opening act for a a veteran female country star. Soon the young girl is drawing much attention from the audiences and the record companies, and the older star doesn't like it one bit.

Director: Stu Segall | Stars: Marilyn Chambers, Lisa De Leeuw, Herschel Savage, Richard Pacheco

Votes: 179

50. Satisfactions (1983)

X | 74 min | Adult, Comedy, Drama

6.6
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A barmaid using her buxom figure to console a dumped guy is just one link in a chain of events that causes various men and women to reach sexual satisfaction.

Director: Gary Graver | Stars: Rhonda Jo Petty, Kay Parker, Robert Kerman, John Leslie

Votes: 130