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1. Have Gun - Will Travel (1957–1963)

Approved | 25 min | Drama, Western

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The adventures of a gentlemanly gunfighter for hire.

Creators: Herb Meadow, Sam Rolfe | Stars: Richard Boone, Kam Tong, Hal Needham, Stewart East

2. Have Gun - Will Travel (1957–1963)
Episode: Lady on the Stagecoach (1959)

Not Rated | 26 min | Drama, Western

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Paladin shares a stage with an enthralling Apache princess and a large shipment of gold.

Creators: Herb Meadow, Sam Rolfe | Director: Richard Whorf | Stars: Richard Boone, John Doucette, Vitina Marcus, Raymond Bailey

3. Perry Mason (1957–1966)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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A master defense attorney handles difficult criminal cases for his accused clients.

Creator: Erle Stanley Gardner | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, Ray Collins

4. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958)

30 min | Comedy

8.3
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Neighbor Blanche Morton frequently joins Gracie in escapades which annoy hubby Harry and provide George with an opportunity to offer a humorous soliloquy.

Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Bea Benaderet, Harry von Zell

5. Cavalcade of America (1952–1957)

60 min | Drama

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

6. Notorious (1946)

Approved | 101 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance

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A woman is asked to spy on a group of Nazi friends in South America. How far will she have to go to ingratiate herself with them?

Writer: Ben Hecht | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains, Louis Calhern

7. The Ford Television Theatre (1952–1957)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

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

8. The Lineup (1954–1960)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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Stars: Warner Anderson, Tom Tully, Marshall Reed, Ruta Lee

9. Fireside Theatre (1949–1955)

30 min | Drama

8.1
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Stars: Gene Raymond, John Warburton, Dabbs Greer, Nolan Leary

10. 77 Sunset Strip (1958–1964)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Stu Bailey and Jeff Spencer were the wisecracking, womanizing private detective heroes of this Warner Brothers drama. Stu and Jeff worked out of an office located at 77 Sunset Strip in Los ... See full summary »

Creator: Roy Huggins | Stars: Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Roger Smith, Edd Byrnes, Jacqueline Beer

11. State Trooper (1956– )

30 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Stars: Rod Cameron, Robert Armstrong, Don Haggerty, Paul Stader

12. The David Niven Show (1959– )

30 min | Drama

8.0
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David Niven introduced the dramas which made up this summer anthology, but he starred in only one of them.

Stars: David Niven, James Best, Dorothy Green, Stacy Harris

13. M Squad (1957–1960)

Not Rated | 30 min | Drama, Crime

7.9
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The hard-hitting adventures of tough Lieutenant Frank Ballinger, a member of the Chicago Police Department's M Squad, an elite crime-fighting unit.

Stars: Lee Marvin, Paul Newlan, Gail Kobe, Morris Ankrum

14. Four Star Playhouse (1952–1956)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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This show featured four rotating stars, Charles Boyer, David Niven, Ida Lupino and Dick Powell in individual episodes consisting of everything from comedy to drama.

Stars: David Niven, Dick Powell, Charles Boyer, Ida Lupino

15. Damon Runyon Theater (1955–1956)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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An anthology, the episodes of which were based mostly on the original short stories of Daymon Runyan.

Stars: Donald Woods, Wally Vernon, Allen Jenkins, Clegg Hoyt

16. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Demure Defendant (1958)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Nadine, a demure young woman, confesses to her psychiatrist on tape under a truth serum that she poisoned her uncle. Evidence has been tampered with and planted, and Perry is in hot water as the police believe he is responsible.

Writers: Erle Stanley Gardner, Ben Brady, Richard Grey | Director: Laslo Benedek | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

17. The Adventures of Jim Bowie (1956–1958)

30 min | Western, Adventure

7.8
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Set in the Louisiana Territory around 1830, wealthy planter Jim Bowie encounters many famous people in New Orleans or the backwoods, relying for protection on the knife he supposedly ... See full summary »

Stars: Scott Forbes, William Schallert, John Laing, Joyce Vanderveen

18. Hazel (1961–1966)
Episode: Number, Please? (1962)

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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Man's innate stubbornness is the topic of this episode. Mr. Baxter is tired of getting telephone calls from salesmen, so he stubbornly insists on switching to an unlisted number. The switch... See full summary »

Creator: Ted Key | Director: William D. Russell | Stars: Shirley Booth, Don DeFore, Whitney Blake, Bobby Buntrock

19. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Perjured Parrot (1958)

52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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The only witness to a rich man's murder is his parrot, who keeps repeating the suspect's name. But in court, everyone is surprised at what the bird says next. Perry does his magic at an informal coroner's Inquest in a rural area.

Writers: Marian B. Cockrell, Erle Stanley Gardner | Director: William D. Russell | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

20. Sky King (1951–1962)

30 min

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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

21. The Millionaire (1955–1960)

30 min | Drama

7.7
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In this hit 1950's TV series, a millionaire indulges himself giving away one million dollars apiece to persons that he has never met.

Stars: Marvin Miller, Paul Frees, Roy Gordon, Russ Conway

22. The Ann Sothern Show (1958–1961)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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Katy O'Connor is the assistant manager of the Bartley House Hotel in New York City working for Jason Macauley. She expected to get her bosses job when he was transferred to Calcutta, India ... See full summary »

Stars: Ann Sothern, Ann Tyrrell, Don Porter, Jack Mullaney

23. Crossroads (1955–1957)

30 min | Drama

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The anthology series dramatized the lives of clergymen of all faiths and the problems they faced in both their professional and personal lives.

Stars: Douglass Dumbrille, Robert Carson, Frank J. Scannell, Jeff Morrow

24. Mike Hammer (1956–1959)

30 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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The adventures of Mickey Spillane's tough-talking, brawling, skirt-chasing private detective Mike Hammer, who's always ready to use his fists on a "mug" or his charm on a "skirt" to get the case solved.

Stars: Darren McGavin, Bart Burns, Vito Scotti, Johnny Seven

25. Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

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Stars: James Mason, Irene Dunne, John Doucette, Walter Coy

26. The Star (1952)

Approved | 89 min | Drama

7.5
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A washed-up movie queen finds romance, but still desires a come-back.

Writers: Dale Eunson, Katherine Albert | Director: Stuart Heisler | Stars: Bette Davis, Sterling Hayden, Natalie Wood, Warner Anderson

27. The Loretta Young Show (1953–1961)

30 min | Drama

7.5
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A drama anthology series hosted by actress Loretta Young. In addition to hosting the seres, she played the lead in various episodes.

Stars: Loretta Young, John Milton Kennedy, Robert Foulk, John Newland

28. The Roaring 20's (1960–1962)

60 min | Crime, Drama

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The adventures of a newspaper reporter covering the world of cops and gangsters in 1920s Chicago.

Stars: Dorothy Provine, Donald May, Gary Vinson, Mike Road

29. Our Man Higgins (1962–1963)

30 min | Comedy

7.5
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Creator: Paul Harrison | Stars: Stanley Holloway, Audrey Totter, Frank Maxwell, Ricky Kelman

30. The Donna Reed Show (1958–1966)

30 min | Comedy, Family

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Another popular 1950's sitcom about a close family. The Stones consist of loving homemaker Donna, her pediatrician husband Alex, and their children Mary and Jeff. Many situations arise like... See full summary »

Creator: William Roberts | Stars: Donna Reed, Paul Petersen, Carl Betz, Shelley Fabares

31. Hazel (1961–1966)

30 min | Comedy

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George Baxter was a highly successful corporation lawyer who was always in control of everything at the office, but almost nothing at home. When he returned from the office at day's end, to... See full summary »

Creator: Ted Key | Stars: Shirley Booth, Bobby Buntrock, Don DeFore, Whitney Blake

32. M Squad (1957–1960)
Episode: Day of Terror (1958)

Not Rated | 30 min | Drama, Crime

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Writer: Harry W. Junkin | Director: Sidney Lanfield | Stars: Lee Marvin, Fay Baker, Tom Pittman, Barbara Benson

33. The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (1955–1961)

30 min | Western

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Marshal Earp keeps the law, first in Kansas and later in Arizona, using his over-sized pistols and a variety of sidekicks. Most of the saga is based loosely on fact, with historical badguys... See full summary »

Stars: Hugh O'Brian, Jimmy Noel, Ethan Laidlaw, Bill Coontz

34. Father of the Bride (1950)

TV-G | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

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A father of a young woman deals with the emotional pain of her getting married, and the financial and organizational pain of arranging her wedding.

Writers: Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Edward Streeter | Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett, Elizabeth Taylor, Don Taylor

35. Deadline - U.S.A. (1952)

87 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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With his newspaper about to be sold, crusading editor Ed Hutcheson tries to complete an exposé on gangster Rienzi.

Writer: Richard Brooks | Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Ethel Barrymore, Kim Hunter, Ed Begley

36. The Life of Riley (1949–1950)

30 min | Comedy

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Riley worked in an aircraft plant in California, but viewers usually saw him at home, cheerfully disrupting life with his malapropisms and ill timed intervention into minor problems. His ... See full summary »

Stars: Jackie Gleason, Rosemary DeCamp, Lanny Rees, Sid Tomack

37. The Court of Last Resort (1957–1958)

30 min | Crime, Drama

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The Court of Last Resort was founded by Erle Stanley Gardner in the 1950s. The team sought to reveal whether someone already found guilty might really be innocent. The show dramatized the ... See full summary »

Creators: Erle Stanley Gardner, Harry Steeger | Stars: Lyle Bettger, Robert H. Harris, S. John Launer, John Maxwell

38. Dr. Kildare (1961–1966)

60 min | Drama

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The dramatic relationship between a young medical intern and his surgeon mentor.

Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Raymond Massey, Ken Berry, Eddie Ryder

39. The Slender Thread (1965)

98 min | Drama

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A college volunteer at the crisis phone gets a call from a suicide caller.

Writers: Shana Alexander, Stirling Silliphant | Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Sidney Poitier, Anne Bancroft, Telly Savalas, Steven Hill

40. This Is the Life (1952–1988)

30 min | Drama, Family

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Long-running religious series featuring dramatizations of contemporary problems and how they were resolved using a Christian solution.

Stars: Nelson Leigh, John Bryant, Mary Ellen Kay, Paul Carr

41. The House on Telegraph Hill (1951)

Approved | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

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Concentration camp survivor Victoria Kowelska finds herself involved in mystery, greed, and murder when she assumes the identity of a dead friend in order to gain passage to America.

Writers: Elick Moll, Frank Partos, Dana Lyon | Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Richard Basehart, Valentina Cortese, William Lundigan, Fay Baker

42. Dangerous Assignment (1952– )

26 min | Adventure

7.0
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"The Commissioner" sent US special agent Steve Mitchell to exotic locales where he encounters adventure and international intrigue, all played out using extreme violence.

Stars: Brian Donlevy, Herbert Butterfield, Lyle Talbot, Jan Arvan

43. Rebound (1952–1953)

30 min | Drama, Mystery

7.0
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A dramatic anthology series, one of many on television at the time. Lee Marvin made his television debut on this program.

Stars: John Doucette, Ned Glass, Russ Conway, Elisabeth Fraser

44. Reunion in Reno (1951)

79 min | Comedy

7.0
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Writers: Lou Breslow, Hans Jacoby, William Sackheim, Brenda Weisberg, Shirley White | Director: Kurt Neumann | Stars: Mark Stevens, Peggy Dow, Gigi Perreau, Frances Dee

45. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958)
Episode: Columbia Pictures Doing Burns and Allen Story (1954)

Comedy

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Columbia is doing the Burns and Allen story and everybody wants to get into the act.

Writers: William Burns, Sid Dorfman, Keith Fowler, Harvey Helm | Director: Frederick De Cordova | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Harry von Zell, Bea Benaderet

46. Four Star Playhouse (1952–1956)
Episode: Man in the Cellar (1954)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Writers: Gwen Bagni, Marc Brandell | Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Charles Boyer, Mae Clarke, Beverly Washburn, Fay Baker

47. The Blue Gardenia (1953)

Approved | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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A telephone operator ends up drunk and at the mercy of a cad in his apartment. The next morning she wakes up with a hangover and the terrible fear she may be a murderess.

Writers: Charles Hoffman, Vera Caspary | Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Anne Baxter, Richard Conte, Ann Sothern, Raymond Burr

48. Dante (1960–1961)

30 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

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Willie Dante carries his shady history, and old-time buddies Biff and Stewart, into the operation of his legit San Francisco nightclub. Neither the cops nor the bad guys really believe he's done with the underworld however. Much humor.

Creator: Blake Edwards | Stars: Howard Duff, Alan Mowbray, Tom D'Andrea, James Nolan

49. Black Midnight (1949)

66 min | Drama

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Writers: Scott Darling, Clint Johnston, Erna Lazarus | Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Roddy McDowall, Damian O'Flynn, Robert Walker, Lyn Thomas

50. Maggie (1960 TV Movie)

30 min | Comedy

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Pilot for a proposed sit-com concerns the misadventures that occur when a sophisticated husband-and-wife team of actors and their clever teen-age daughter move from Manhattan to suburban ... See full summary »

Writer: Bill Manhoff | Director: Rod Amateau | Stars: Margaret O'Brien, Leon Ames, Fay Baker, Jeanne Tatum