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1. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: One Flew Out of the Cuckoo's Nest (1992)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

9.2
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As Dorothy and Lucas prepare to get married, they try to persuade Sophia to come live with them in Atlanta.

Director: Lex Passaris | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 242

2. Irving Berlin's 100th Birthday Celebration (1988 TV Special)

120 min | Music

9.1
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The life, career and music of Irving Berlin is celebrated live on stage with musical performances.

Director: Walter C. Miller | Stars: Bea Arthur, Tony Bennett, Barry Bostwick, Diana Brownstone

Votes: 17

3. Broadway at the Hollywood Bowl (1994 TV Special)

Not Rated | 114 min | Music

9.0
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This gala star-studded musical tribute to Jerry Herman, the legendary Tony and GRAMMY Award-winning composer/lyricist of the Broadway hits Hello, Dolly!, Mame, and La Cage aux Folles, was filmed live at the Hollywood Bowl!

Director: Gary Halvorson | Stars: Bea Arthur, Carol Channing, Michael Feinstein, Davis Gaines

Votes: 28

4. All in the Family (1971–1979)
Episode: Cousin Maude's Visit (1971)

TV-PG | Comedy, Drama

9.0
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Edith's liberal cousin, Maude Findlay, arrives to help in caring for a flu-ridden Archie and Mike.

Director: John Rich | Stars: Carroll O'Connor, Jean Stapleton, Rob Reiner, Sally Struthers

Votes: 134

5. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: Old Friends (1987)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

9.0
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Sophia befriends an elderly man who suffers from Alzheimer's disease. Meanwhile, Rose tries to get her teddy bear back from one of her Sunshine Cadets, who holds it hostage.

Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 244

6. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: The Case of the Libertine Belle (1991)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

9.0
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A murder mystery weekend turns deadly, and Blanche is the prime suspect in a real-life murder.

Director: Lex Passaris | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 226

7. The Jack Paar Tonight Show (1957–1962)

105 min | Comedy, Family, Talk-Show

8.9
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Stars: Hugh Downs, Jose Melis, Jack Paar, Cliff Arquette

Votes: 125

8. The Golden Girls: Their Greatest Moments (2003 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music

8.9
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This 90-minute special aired on the Lifetime network in June 2003 served as a reunion show for 3 of the 4 Golden Girls. This show has clips from the girls' favorite moments from the show, ... See full summary »

Stars: Bea Arthur, Rue McClanahan, Betty White, Estelle Getty

Votes: 71

9. The 40th Annual Tony Awards (1986 TV Special)

8.9
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Director: Clark Jones | Stars: George Abbott, Debbie Allen, Philip Anglim, Susan Anton

Votes: 9

10. The 43rd Annual Golden Globe Awards (1986 TV Special)

8.9
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Stars: Charlton Heston, Donna Mills, June Allyson, Rosanna Arquette

Votes: 66

11. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: Isn't It Romantic? (1986)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.9
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Dorothy's lesbian friend Jean develops a crush on Rose.

Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 276

12. Maude (1972–1978)
Episode: Maude's Reunion (1977)

30 min | Comedy

8.9
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While attending her 30th class reunion, Maude is shocked to find one of her dearest school friends has suffered a debilitating stroke.

Director: Hal Cooper | Stars: Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, Adrienne Barbeau, Rue McClanahan

Votes: 22

13. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: Sister of the Bride (1991)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.9
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Blanche's homosexual brother, Clayton, plans a commitment ceremony with his boyfriend, Doug.

Director: Matthew Diamond | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 168

14. Omnibus (1952–1961)

55 min | Drama, History, Music

8.8
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Starting out as a live show from New York City, "Omnibus" was hosted by Alastair Cooke and featured everything from discussions about science and the arts to original works by such ... See full summary »

Stars: Alistair Cooke, Leonard Bernstein, Helen Hayes, Royal Dano

Votes: 114

15. Futurama (1999–2013)
Episode: Amazon Women in the Mood (2001)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.8
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After a disastrous double date, Leela, Amy, Zapp Brannigan and Kif Kroker crash land on a planet. Trying to rescue them, Fry and Bender also crash and everyone discovers the planet is ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Sheesley | Stars: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 1,502

16. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: Ladies of the Evening (1986)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.8
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Dorothy, Rose, and Blanche win tickets to attend a post-premiere movie party with Burt Reynolds. However, a hitch in their plan occurs when they are mistaken for prostitutes.

Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 222

17. Maude (1972–1978)
Episode: Vivian's First Funeral (1976)

30 min | Comedy

8.8
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Vivian's friend has died, but she does not want to go to the funeral. She has never been to a funeral before.

Director: Hal Cooper | Stars: Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, Adrienne Barbeau, Conrad Bain

Votes: 24

18. Malcolm in the Middle (2000–2006)
Episode: Water Park (2000)

TV-PG | 23 min | Comedy, Family

8.8
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The family takes a day vacation at the water-park. All except Dewey, who has to stay home with an overage babysitter, which turns out to be more fun then expected. While Malcolm and Reese ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Kwapis | Stars: Jane Kaczmarek, Bryan Cranston, Christopher Masterson, Justin Berfield

Votes: 445

19. Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000– )

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy

8.7
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The life and times of Larry David and the predicaments he gets himself in with his friends and complete strangers.

Stars: Larry David, Cheryl Hines, Jeff Garlin, Susie Essman

Votes: 74,759

20. Maude (1972–1978)
Episode: Maude's Guilt Trip (1977)

30 min | Comedy

8.7
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Maude dreads the arrival of her Aunt Tinkie who is flying in to visit. The last thing Tinkie said was she got a $50,000 flight insurance policy naming Maude as beneficiary. News reports that the plane crashed. Maude plans a trip to Rome.

Director: Hal Cooper | Stars: Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, Conrad Bain, Rue McClanahan

Votes: 22

21. Maude (1972–1978)
Episode: The Gay Bar (1977)

30 min | Comedy

8.7
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Arthur does not like having a gay bar in town.

Director: Hal Cooper | Stars: Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, Conrad Bain, Rue McClanahan

Votes: 26

22. The Daily Show (1996– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.6
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Providing comedy/news in the tradition of TV Nation and SNL's Weekend Update, Comedy Central's Daily Show reports on the foibles and of the real world with a satirical edge. In addition to ... See full summary »

Stars: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver, Craig Kilborn

Votes: 38,299

23. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1991)

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.6
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A Disney-produced anthology covering many different genres.

Stars: Walt Disney, Paul Frees, Clarence Nash, Slim Pickens

Votes: 1,211

24. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.6
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Sgt. Ernie Bilko is the ultimate con man. He runs the motor pool at a small Kansas US Army Camp. Colonel Hall, nominally in charge of the base tries to keep Bilko's plans in check. Bilko ... See full summary »

Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Allan Melvin

Votes: 1,092

25. The 33rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (1981 TV Special)

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Director: Steve Binder | Stars: Mason Adams, Jed Allan, Loni Anderson, Bea Arthur

Votes: 26

26. Maude (1972–1978)
Episode: Arthur's Crisis (1977)

30 min | Comedy

8.6
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Maude & Walter are having a dinner party with some friends. Walter's friend Albie is a fun-loving prankster who irritates Maude but makes Walter laugh. When Albie dies during an operation, Walter no longer feels safe.

Director: Hal Cooper | Stars: Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, Conrad Bain, Rue McClanahan

Votes: 14

27. Maude (1972–1978)
Episode: Feminine Fulfillment (1977)

30 min | Comedy

8.6
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Maude is shocked when she finds out that Vivian joined a woman's group that promotes women to cater to their husband's needs.

Director: Hal Cooper | Stars: Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, Conrad Bain, Rue McClanahan

Votes: 15

28. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: It's a Miserable Life (1986)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
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Rose's petition to save a very old tree attracts the ire of Freida Claxton, a misanthropic old woman, on whose property the tree stands. At a public hearing, Rose gets angry at Mrs. Claxton... See full summary »

Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 217

29. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: Journey to the Center of Attention (1992)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
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Blanche is upset when Dorothy becomes popular with the patrons at her favorite bar, the Rusty Anchor.

Director: Lex Passaris | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 145

30. The Golden Palace (1992–1993)
Episode: Seems Like Old Times: Part 1 (1992)

Comedy

8.6
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Dorothy visits her ex-roommates at the Golden Palace, hoping to convince Sophia to come and live with her and her husband in Atlanta.

Director: Lex Passaris | Stars: Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty, Don Cheadle

Votes: 24

31. Futurama (1999–2013)

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.5
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Fry, a pizza guy, is accidentally frozen in 1999 and thawed out New Year's Eve 2999.

Stars: Billy West, John DiMaggio, Katey Sagal, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 173,528

32. Laugh-In (1977– )

Comedy

8.5
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It,s just laugh out comedy with lots of famous stars including the late great robin williams

Stars: Antoinette Atell, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bea Arthur, Ed Bluestone

Votes: 171

33. She TV (1994– )

60 min | Comedy

8.5
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Stars: Bea Arthur, Nick Bakay, Carl Banks, Jennifer Coolidge

Votes: 19

34. Inside TV Land: Tickled Pink (2005 TV Movie)

Documentary

8.5
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Stars: Richard Andreoli, Bea Arthur, Amanda Bearse, Sandra Bernhard

Votes: 14

35. Maude (1972–1978)
Episode: Maude's Aunt (1977)

30 min | Comedy

8.5
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Maude's aunt visits, and she can be just as caustic as Maude.

Director: Hal Cooper | Stars: Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, Adrienne Barbeau, Conrad Bain

Votes: 21

36. Maude (1972–1978)
Episode: Maude's Mood: Part 1 (1976)

30 min | Comedy

8.5
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Maude becomes obsessed with getting Henry Fonda elected president. Shocked by her behavior, Walter and Carol question her mental stability and later learn that she is manic depressive.

Director: Hal Cooper | Stars: Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, Adrienne Barbeau, Conrad Bain

Votes: 19

37. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: Mrs. George Devereaux (1990)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.5
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Blanche's late husband George suddenly turns up, claiming to have faked his own death, while Dorothy finds herself caught in a love triangle with two celebrities.

Director: Matthew Diamond | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 180

38. Maude (1972–1978)
Episode: Mrs. Naugatuck's Citizenship (1976)

30 min | Comedy

8.5
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Mrs. Naugatuck has been studying to take the exam to become a United States citizen. However, the day before the examination, she begins to forget even the simplest facts about United ... See full summary »

Director: Hal Cooper | Stars: Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, Adrienne Barbeau, Conrad Bain

Votes: 12

39. Maude (1972–1978)
Episode: My Husband, the Hero (1978)

30 min | Comedy

8.5
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When Maude, Walter, and Vivian are out for dinner, the restaurant catches on fire. Walter moves Maude out of the way so he can save another restaurant customer. Maude is none too pleased when Walter is declared a hero.

Director: Hal Cooper | Stars: Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, Conrad Bain, Rue McClanahan

Votes: 13

40. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: Not Another Monday (1989)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.5
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Martha Lamont, one of Sophia's close friends, is tired of the physical pain and suffering in her life and wants to kill herself.

Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 145

41. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: Scared Straight (1988)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.5
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Blanche's brother Clayton is afraid to admit his homosexuality, so he claims he slept with Rose.

Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 170

42. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: The Actor (1987)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.5
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A famous actor in town for a local play tries to carry on separate, clandestine affairs with Dorothy, Rose, and Blanche at the same time.

Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 181

43. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: The Artist (1987)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.5
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Blanche, Rose, and Dorothy find themselves vying for the attention of the same artist, while Sophia takes up practical joking.

Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 150

44. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: The Way We Met (1986)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.5
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The girls remember how they came to live together; Blanche put an ad for a room for rent on a grocery store bulletin board, and Rose and Dorothy answered it.

Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 187

45. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: There Goes the Bride: Part 1 (1991)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.5
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Dorothy and Stan decide to remarry.

Director: Matthew Diamond | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 120

46. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: Valentine's Day (1989)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.5
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The girls Valentine's Day dates all stand them up, so they sit around, eat cheesecake, and look back at memorable Valentine's Days past.

Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 136

47. Maude (1972–1978)
Episode: Walter's Problem: Part 1 (1973)

30 min | Comedy

8.5
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The day after a party, Walter wakes up with a drunken headache. Since it seems Walter drinks a lot at parties and most evenings, he and Maude decide to stop drinking altogether. Walter finds it difficult to stop.

Director: Hal Cooper | Stars: Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, Adrienne Barbeau, Conrad Bain

Votes: 18

48. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: What a Difference a Date Makes (1991)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.5
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Dorothy learns that Sophia turned away her prom date John, who is now in Miami, because of the way he was dressed. When she told her that he stood her up, Dorothy lost all her self-esteem and went out with Stan because of this.

Director: Lex Passaris | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 128

49. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)

105 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.4
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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Doc Severinsen, Skitch Henderson

Votes: 2,455

50. Kraft Theatre (1947–1958)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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A well-received anthology series presenting live television dramas.

Stars: Ed Herlihy, Vaughn Taylor, Valerie Cossart, E.G. Marshall

Votes: 104