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1. Armchair Mystery Theatre (1960– )

60 min | Drama, Mystery

9.2
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First episode of new series called "Armchair Mystery Theatre", set in a Cornish fishing village, peopled with sinister local rustic types. A "Wicker Man" atmosphere to the story, without ... See full summary »

Stars: Donald Pleasence, Ian Hendry, Thomas Heathcote, Charles Gray

Votes: 6

2. BBC Sunday-Night Play (1960–1963)

60 min | Drama

9.1
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Stars: Brian Rix, Joby Blanshard, Cyril Luckham, John Bennett

Votes: 40

3. The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976–1979)
Episode: The Unusual Shop (1977)

Comedy

9.1
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Reggie asks C.J. for a start-up loan to establish his shop Grot. C.J. thinks it's hush money to keep quiet about his hitting on Elizabeth and lends it to him. Grot sells highly unusual and ... See full summary »

Director: Gareth Gwenlan | Stars: Leonard Rossiter, Pauline Yates, John Barron, Sally-Jane Spencer

Votes: 20

4. Comedy Playhouse (1961–2016)

30 min | Comedy

8.9
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Stars: Frank Thornton, John Le Mesurier, Robert Dorning, Graham Stark

Votes: 18

5. The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976–1979)
Episode: Re-Involvement (1977)

Comedy

8.8
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Reggie is about to open his fiftieth Grot shop whilst Sunshine Desserts has gone bust and is now a thing of the past. Generously Reggie decides to employ C.J. but makes him wait an extra ... See full summary »

Director: Gareth Gwenlan | Stars: Leonard Rossiter, Pauline Yates, John Barron, Sue Nicholls

Votes: 20

6. Yes Minister (1980–1984)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy

8.7
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The Right Honorable James Hacker has landed the plum job of Cabinet Minister to the Department of Administration. At last he is in a position of power and can carry out some long-needed reforms - or so he thinks.

Stars: Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne, Derek Fowlds, Diana Hoddinott

Votes: 8,135

7. Yes, Prime Minister (1986–1987)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.7
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James Hacker was propelled along the corridors of power to the very pinnacle of politics - No. 10.

Stars: Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne, Derek Fowlds, Diana Hoddinott

Votes: 5,695

8. The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976–1979)
Episode: The Four Untrustworthy Men (1977)

Comedy

8.7
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Scared by the fraudulent success of Grot,Reggie decides to kill off the monster he has created by giving executive posts to men he sees as incompetents - Doc Morrissey,Jimmy,Tom and an ... See full summary »

Director: Gareth Gwenlan | Stars: Leonard Rossiter, Pauline Yates, John Barron, Geoffrey Palmer

Votes: 23

9. The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976–1979)
Episode: The Speech to the British Fruit Association (1976)

Comedy

8.7
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A nervous Reggie is to address the British Fruit Association and mixes Dutch courage with sedative pills,with the result that the speech is a disaster and he has to be dragged off the stage... See full summary »

Director: Gareth Gwenlan | Stars: Leonard Rossiter, Pauline Yates, Terence Conoley, Sue Nicholls

Votes: 25

10. ITV Television Playhouse (1955–1967)

60 min | Drama

8.6
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Stars: Campbell Singer, Thomas Heathcote, Dinsdale Landen, Miriam Karlin

Votes: 21

11. Yes, Prime Minister (1986–1987)
Episode: The Smoke Screen (1986)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.6
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Sir Humphrey opposes P.M. Hacker's plan to cut taxes, so Hacker steers the Minister for Health into campaigning against smoking as a diversion.

Director: Sydney Lotterby | Stars: Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne, Derek Fowlds, John Barron

Votes: 106

12. The Foundation (1977–1978)

60 min | Drama

8.5
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Stars: Lynette Davies, John Barron, Geoffrey Whitehead, Patsy Kensit

Votes: 13

13. The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976–1979)
Episode: Episode #3.7 (1979)

Comedy

8.5
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The Perrins communities are sold. Everybody has a job to go to - except Reggie,who moves back to suburbia with Elizabeth. Then he gets an interview with Amalgamated Aerosols, a firm which ... See full summary »

Director: Gareth Gwenlan | Stars: Leonard Rossiter, Pauline Yates, John Barron, John Horsley

Votes: 21

14. The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976–1979)
Episode: The Memorial Service (1976)

Comedy

8.5
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Calling himself Martin Wellbourne ,an alleged friend of the deceased newly arrived from Brazil,and sporting a curly beard, Reggie gate-crashes his own memorial service where a vague vicar ... See full summary »

Director: Gareth Gwenlan | Stars: Leonard Rossiter, Pauline Yates, John Barron, Sue Nicholls

Votes: 23

15. The Avengers (1961–1969)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.4
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A quirky spy show of the adventures of an eccentrically suave British agent and his predominately female partners.

Stars: Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, Honor Blackman, Linda Thorson

Votes: 4,693

16. Crown Court (1972–1984)
Episode: A Case of Murder: Part 1 (1974)

Drama

8.4
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Charles Oldbury died in the bathroom of the old people's home where he lived. Dr. Fulmer who attended the scene thought he had suffered a heart attack and then drowned in the bath; she ... See full summary »

Director: June Wyndham-Davies | Stars: John Barron, Joseph Berry, Kathleen Byron, Gerald Cross

Votes: 5

17. The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976–1979)
Episode: Extreme Solution (1977)

Comedy

8.4
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Desperate to kill off Grot Reggie goes to extreme lengths,such as insulting chat show hosts on whose television shows he appears.He also insults a job applicant who mistakenly believes he ... See full summary »

Director: Gareth Gwenlan | Stars: Leonard Rossiter, Pauline Yates, John Barron, Geoffrey Palmer

Votes: 21

18. The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976–1979)
Episode: Nightmare in the Park (1976)

Comedy

8.4
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Life is beginning to get on top of Reggie as he starts to dictate abusive letters. Perhaps he needs a nice peaceful holiday. Unfortunately his daughter Linda asks him to take her and her ... See full summary »

Director: Gareth Gwenlan | Stars: Leonard Rossiter, Pauline Yates, Terence Conoley, Sue Nicholls

Votes: 26

19. Yes Minister (1980–1984)
Episode: The Compassionate Society (1981)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.4
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When the opposition challenges the Minister's claims in the House that administrative personnel in the health sector have been reduced by 11%, he too quickly agrees to an independent ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Whitmore | Stars: Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne, Derek Fowlds, John Barron

Votes: 132

20. The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976–1979)
Episode: Trying a Frenchman, Welshman, Scotsman and an Italian (1976)

Comedy

8.4
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Reggie tries out various new identities,including Lord Amherst,which attracts the attention of the comely Jean,and Donald Potts,which attracts the less comely Miss Pershore. However he ... See full summary »

Director: Gareth Gwenlan | Stars: Leonard Rossiter, Pauline Yates, John Barron, Bruce Bould

Votes: 25

21. The Power Game (1965–1969)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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Stars: Patrick Wymark, Jack Watling, Clifford Evans, Barbara Murray

Votes: 36

22. Al-mas' Ala Al-Kubra (1983)

170 min

8.3
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This film is about the 1920 revolution in Iraq against the English occupation.

Director: Mohamed Shukri Jameel | Stars: Oliver Reed, Ghazi Al-Takritee, James Bolam, Yousef al-Any

Votes: 292

23. The Mind of Mr. J.G. Reeder (1969– )

60 min | Drama, Crime

8.3
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Stars: Hugh Burden, Willoughby Goddard, Mona Bruce, Gillian Lewis

Votes: 35

24. The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976–1979)
Episode: Elizabeth's New Admirer (1977)

Comedy

8.3
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After a disastrous morning working for Tom's estate agents,Reggie returns to the piggery,as himself,but does his back in,so Elizabeth decides that she will become the bread-winner.She gets ... See full summary »

Director: Gareth Gwenlan | Stars: Leonard Rossiter, Pauline Yates, John Barron, Glynn Edwards

Votes: 19

25. The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976–1979)
Episode: Jimmy's Offer (1977)

Comedy

8.3
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Reggie suspects Elizabeth of having an affair,leading to a punch-up in the firm's car park and a black eye.He returns to the piggery but gets the sack after his employer finds out who he ... See full summary »

Director: Gareth Gwenlan | Stars: Leonard Rossiter, Pauline Yates, John Barron, Glynn Edwards

Votes: 22

26. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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"Armchair Theatre" is a British television drama anthology series of single plays that ran on the ITV network from 1956 to 1974. It was originally produced by Associated British Corporation, and later by Thames Television from mid-1968.

Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Billie Whitelaw, Neil McCallum, Paul Whitsun-Jones

Votes: 86

27. No Hiding Place (1959–1967)

60 min | Crime

8.2
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Tales of Scotland Yard centering on a detective team. A sort of half-way house between Dixon of Dock Green and 'Z' Cars. The detectives are still 1950s style with good elecution and ... See full summary »

Stars: Raymond Francis, Eric Lander, Johnny Briggs, Michael McStay

Votes: 41

28. Ace of Wands (1970–1972)

30 min | Family, Fantasy

8.2
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Telepathic stage magician, Tarot, and his two assistants solve mysteries and crimes of a bizarre or magical nature, and battle against villains with various powers.

Stars: Michael MacKenzie, Roy Holder, Petra Markham, Fred Owl

Votes: 68

29. Whoops Apocalypse (1982– )
Episode: Autumn Cannibalism (1982)

Comedy

8.2
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Director: John Reardon | Stars: Barry Morse, John Barron, Ed Bishop, Geoffrey Palmer

Votes: 9

30. To the Manor Born (1979–1981)
Episode: Connections in High Places (1981)

Not Rated | Comedy, Romance

8.2
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When the stockholders of Richards company threaten to throw him off the board for being an upstart foreigner, Audrey calls upon her upper crust family connections to come to the rescue.

Director: Gareth Gwenlan | Stars: Penelope Keith, Peter Bowles, Angela Thorne, John Barron

Votes: 18

31. Yes Minister (1980–1984)
Episode: The Middle-Class Rip-Off (1982)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.2
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When the Minister is approached by a group of local constituents seeking government funding for their nearly bankrupt local football club, he suggests that they sell the local museum to ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Whitmore | Stars: Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne, Derek Fowlds, John Nettleton

Votes: 106

32. Doomwatch (1970–1972)
Episode: You Killed Toby Wren (1970)

Sci-Fi, Drama

8.2
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Quist's authority is questioned from all directions, and Ridge does some quiet investigations into hybrid science in Norwich.

Directors: Terence Dudley, Hugh David | Stars: John Paul, Simon Oates, Robert Powell, Joby Blanshard

Votes: 5

33. Shelley (1979–1983)

30 min | Comedy

8.1
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Long-running British sitcom about James Shelley - an educated, sardonic, permanently unemployed 'professional freelance layabout'. Following his battles with authority, the tax-man, his landlady and his girlfriend Fran.

Stars: Hywel Bennett, Belinda Sinclair, Josephine Tewson, Garfield Morgan

Votes: 129

34. The Pathfinders (1972– )

60 min | Drama, War

8.1
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Stars: Robert Urquhart, Jack Watling, Julian Orchard, Jack May

Votes: 38

35. Glencannon (1959– )

30 min | Comedy

8.1
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Stars: Thomas Mitchell, Patrick Allen, Charles Carson, Barry Keegan

Votes: 16

36. The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976–1979)
Episode: Hippopotamus (1976)

Comedy

8.1
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Reginald Iolanthe Perrin is a 46-year old sales executive for Sunshine Desserts,run by the hearty but hectoring boss C.J. Reggie is clearly suffering a mid-life crisis. Though not unhappily... See full summary »

Director: John Howard Davies | Stars: Leonard Rossiter, Pauline Yates, John Barron, Sue Nicholls

Votes: 32

37. The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976–1979)
Episode: The Bizarre Dinner Party (1976)

Comedy

8.1
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Still at her mother's house,Elizabeth rings Reggie to remind him that she had planned a dinner party but Reggie does not cancel it.Instead he asks C.J. and his wife,young colleague David,... See full summary »

Director: Gareth Gwenlan | Stars: Leonard Rossiter, Pauline Yates, Terence Conoley, Sue Nicholls

Votes: 25

38. The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976–1979)

30 min | Comedy

8.0
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BBC Television comedy detailing the fortunes of Reginald Iolanthe Perrin. Disillusioned after a long career at Sunshine Desserts, Perrin goes through a mid-life crisis and fakes his own ... See full summary »

Stars: Leonard Rossiter, Pauline Yates, John Barron, Sue Nicholls

Votes: 1,196

39. The Fosters (1976–1977)

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.0
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Samuel Foster, a hard-working man trying to support his family in a South London multi-storey council flat. The Samuel character was based on the fictional character James Evans Sr. in Good... See full summary »

Stars: Norman Beaton, Isabelle Lucas, Lenny Henry, Sharon Rosita

Votes: 18

40. Timeslip (1970– )

30 min | Family, Sci-Fi

8.0
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Simon and Liz were teenage friends who fell into a time hole and found themselves trapped in various periods of the 20th century, where they encounter all sorts of adventures. Many of them ... See full summary »

Stars: Cheryl Burfield, Spencer Banks, Denis Quilley, Iris Russell

Votes: 112

41. The Vise (1954–1961)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.0
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This British production featured less known actors in filmed plays showing people caught in "the vise" of fate created by their own deeds.

Stars: Donald Gray, Colin Tapley, Ron Randell, Robert Arden

Votes: 25

42. Thirty Minutes Worth (1972–1973)

30 min | Comedy

8.0
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Stars: Harry Worth, Tim Wylton, Trevor Bannister, Bruce Carstairs

Votes: 7

43. To the Manor Born (1979–1981)
Episode: Back to the Manor (1981)

Not Rated | Comedy, Romance

8.0
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Whilst Richard's position at Cavendish Foods is saved he still needs money to keep going after buying the Argentinian plant and feels that his only alternative is to sell the manor. Audrey,... See full summary »

Director: Gareth Gwenlan | Stars: Penelope Keith, Peter Bowles, Angela Thorne, John Barron

Votes: 23

44. Wodehouse Playhouse (1974–1978)
Episode: Mulliner's Buck-U-Uppo (1978)

Comedy, Romance

8.0
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Well, this fellow was too meek and mild. So one of his relatives, concerned about this, sent him Mulliner's Buck-U-Uppo. It turns him into a lion. He rescues a prelate from a pesky puppy and pursues a new career as a pastor.

Director: Gareth Gwenlan | Stars: John Alderton, Cyril Luckham, John Barron, Avis Bunnage

Votes: 8

45. The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976–1979)
Episode: Remarried and Back at Sunshine Desserts (1977)

Comedy

8.0
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Married - again - to Elizabeth and working,as Martin, at Sunshine Desserts - where he runs the Reginald Perrin Memorial Trust - Reggie is now getting dissatisfied with his new identity and ... See full summary »

Director: Gareth Gwenlan | Stars: Leonard Rossiter, Pauline Yates, John Barron, Sue Nicholls

Votes: 21

46. The Beverly Hillbillies (1962–1971)
Episode: Robin Hood of Griffith Park (1967)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.0
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Granny wants to leave England until she thinks the feudal system means feuding with the neighboring castle. Once back in America Jethro decides to continue his Robin Hood ways in a local version of Sherwood Forest.

Director: Joseph Depew | Stars: Buddy Ebsen, Irene Ryan, Donna Douglas, Max Baer Jr.

Votes: 23

47. Out of the Unknown (1965–1971)

60 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.9
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A classic anthology science fiction series which features adaptations of stories by famous authors including Isaac Asimov, J.G. Ballard, Frederik Pohl and John Wyndham.

Stars: Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, Peter Copley, Geoffrey Palmer, Erik Chitty

Votes: 53

48. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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An anthology series from the United Kingdom, from 1955 to 1974, producing about 500 ninety minute episodes from Granada Television.

Stars: Alfred Burke, Derek Francis, Laurence Hardy, Peter Wyngarde

Votes: 36

49. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)

Drama

7.9
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Series of television plays performed live.

Stars: Richard Caldicot, George Woodbridge, Robert Brown, Brian Rix

Votes: 52

50. Sergeant Cork (1963–1968)

60 min | Crime

7.9
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Victorian era, 'Who done it' with the venerable Sergeant Cork battling entrenched views in a bid to use a more scientific approach to solving cases.Trusty sidekick Bob does not always understand his methods but faithfully co-operates..

Stars: John Barrie, William Gaunt, Charles Morgan, Freddie Fowler

Votes: 34