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1. The Facts of Life (1979–1988)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

6.7
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A group of girls attending a boarding school experience the joys and the trials of adolescence under the guiding hand of housemother Edna Garrett. Later in the series, Mrs. Garrett is ... See full summary »

Creators: Dick Clair, Jenna McMahon | Stars: Mindy Cohn, Lisa Whelchel, Kim Fields, Nancy McKeon

2. ALF (1986–1990)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.3
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A furry alien wiseguy comes to live with a terran family after crashing into their garage.

Stars: Mihaly 'Michu' Meszaros, Paul Fusco, Max Wright, Anne Schedeen

3. The Jeffersons (1975–1985)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.5
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A nouveau riche, African-American family who move into a luxury apartment building develop close, if occasionally fractious, relationships with other tenants.

Stars: Isabel Sanford, Sherman Hemsley, Marla Gibbs, Roxie Roker

4. Alice (1976–1985)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

6.9
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A greasy-spoon diner in Phoenix, Arizona is the setting for this long-running series. The title character, Alice Hyatt, is an aspiring singer who arrives in Phoenix with her teenaged son, ... See full summary »

Stars: Linda Lavin, Beth Howland, Vic Tayback, Philip McKeon

5. Coach (1989–1997)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Sport

7.0
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Hayden Fox is the head coach of a university football team, and eats, sleeps and lives football. His partner, however, does not share his passion for the sport, which frequently causes ... See full summary »

Stars: Craig T. Nelson, Jerry Van Dyke, Shelley Fabares, Bill Fagerbakke

6. Newhart (1982–1990)

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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Dick Loudon and his wife Joanna decide to leave life in New York City and buy a little inn in Vermont. Dick is a how-to book writer, who eventually becomes a local TV celebrity as host of "... See full summary »

Stars: Bob Newhart, Mary Frann, Tom Poston, Julia Duffy

7. Love, Sidney (1981–1983)

30 min | Comedy

6.6
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A middle-aged gay artist shares his New York apartment with a single mother and her little girl.

Stars: Tony Randall, Swoosie Kurtz, Kaleena Kiff, Chip Zien

8. A.L.F. (1987–1989)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

6.0
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The show was a prequel to ALF, depicting Alf's life back on his home planet of Melmac.

Creators: Paul Fusco, Tom Patchett | Stars: Len Carlson, Rob Cowan, Don Francks, Paul Fusco

9. The Martin Short Show (1994– )

30 min | Comedy

5.8
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Creators: Paul Flaherty, Michael Short, Martin Short | Stars: Martin Short, Jan Hooks, Noley Thornton, Zack Duhame

10. Spencer (1984–1985)

30 min | Comedy

8.4
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Creator: Sy Rosen | Stars: Ronny Cox, Richard Sanders, Amy Locane, Mimi Kennedy

11. Daddy Dearest (1993– )

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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A single father's angry and cynical father moves in with him. Hilarity ensues.

Creators: Jane Milmore, Billy Van Zandt | Stars: Richard Lewis, Don Rickles, Sydney Walsh, Alice Carter

12. Checking In (1981– )

30 min | Comedy

6.0
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The misadventures of Florence Johnson, a hotel maid who was previously seen serving the Jeffersons.

Stars: Marla Gibbs, Patrick Collins, Robert Costanzo, Jordan Gibbs

13. A Very Retail Christmas (1990 TV Movie)

30 min

5.1
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Writers: Howard Bendetson, Paul Fusco | Director: Paul Fusco | Stars: Ed O'Neill, Christopher Hewett, Sam Whipple, Chuck McCann

14. Mutts (1988 TV Movie)

30 min | Comedy, Family

6.2
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Writers: Bob Bendetson, Howard Bendetson | Director: Linda Day | Stars: Stephen Dorff, Wendy Schaal, Geoff Pierson, Amy Hathaway

15. The Martin Short Show (1994– )
Episode: A Hippo Never Forgets (1994)

Comedy

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Creators: Paul Flaherty, Martin Short, Michael Short | Director: Eugene Levy | Stars: Martin Short, Jan Hooks, Noley Thornton, Zack Duhame

16. ALF (1986–1990)
Episode: A Little Bit of Soap (1987)

TV-G | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.1
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ALF and Kate's mom are arguing about TV. Kate's mom thinks ALF's favorite soap opera, Midwest General, is sleaze, and shows him her favorite, One World to Hope For, which ALF thinks is ... See full summary »

Creators: Tom Patchett, Paul Fusco | Director: Tom Patchett | Stars: Max Wright, Anne Schedeen, Andrea Elson, Benji Gregory

17. Alice (1976–1985)
Episode: Alice Doesn't Work Here Anymore: Part 2 (1985)

TV-PG | Comedy

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Alice gets an offer to sing with a country music group.

Creator: Robert Getchell | Director: Don Corvan | Stars: Linda Lavin, Vic Tayback, Beth Howland, Philip McKeon

18. Alice (1976–1985)
Episode: Alice Sees the Light (1983)

TV-PG | Comedy

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Did Alice really see a real UFO?

Creator: Robert Getchell | Director: Marc Daniels | Stars: Linda Lavin, Vic Tayback, Beth Howland, Philip McKeon

19. Newhart (1982–1990)
Episode: Another Saturday Night (1989)

Comedy

8.3
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Creators: Barry Kemp, Sheldon Bull | Director: Arlene Sanford | Stars: Bob Newhart, Mary Frann, Peter Scolari, Julia Duffy

20. Newhart (1982–1990)
Episode: Apples, Apples, Apples (1988)

Comedy

9.1
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The town puts Michael in charge of the annual apple festival.

Creators: Barry Kemp, Sheldon Bull | Director: Peter Baldwin | Stars: Bob Newhart, Mary Frann, Peter Scolari, Julia Duffy

21. ALF (1986–1990)
Episode: Baby, You Can Drive My Car (1986)

TV-G | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.2
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Lynn is going to a concert with her friend and is waiting to get the car for the evening... but Willie and Kate are late and the girls are in danger of being late for the concert. Then ... See full summary »

Creators: Tom Patchett, Paul Fusco | Director: Nancy Heydorn | Stars: Max Wright, Anne Schedeen, Andrea Elson, Benji Gregory

22. Checking In (1981– )
Episode: Boo Who? (1981)

Comedy

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One of the rooms on an upper floor of the hotel may have had a flute playing ghost check in! Florence and Lyle Block fearfully investigate.

Creators: Jay Moriarty, Mike Milligan | Director: Jack Shea | Stars: Marla Gibbs, Ruth Brown, Patrick Collins, Robert Costanzo

23. ALF (1986–1990)
Episode: Border Song (1987)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.7
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ALF is now into gardening, which means he's turned over the entire Tanner's backyard. Willie has a problem at work: a lost Mexican boy is at his office and Willie is trying to track down ... See full summary »

Creators: Tom Patchett, Paul Fusco | Director: Tom Patchett | Stars: Max Wright, Anne Schedeen, Andrea Elson, Benji Gregory

24. Newhart (1982–1990)
Episode: Born to Be Mild (1990)

30 min | Comedy

8.9
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George, Jim, and Chester reform the Hooligans, their teenage gang, allow Dick, Michael, and Mr. Rusnak to join, and have a rumble with the similarly aged members of their old rivals, the Ruffians.

Creators: Barry Kemp, Sheldon Bull | Director: Peter Baldwin | Stars: Bob Newhart, Mary Frann, Peter Scolari, Julia Duffy

25. Alice (1976–1985)
Episode: Carrie on the Rebound (1983)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

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Mel's mother is depressed about her divorce.

Creator: Robert Getchell | Director: Marc Daniels | Stars: Linda Lavin, Vic Tayback, Beth Howland, Celia Weston

26. Alice (1976–1985)
Episode: Come Back Little Sharples (1983)

TV-PG | Comedy

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Mel gives up and retreats to his apartment consuming nothing but beer and pizza.

Creator: Robert Getchell | Director: Mel Ferber | Stars: Linda Lavin, Vic Tayback, Beth Howland, Celia Weston

27. ALF (1986–1990)
Episode: Come Fly with Me (1987)

TV-G | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.4
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ALF thinks he's won in a publisher's sweepstakes, but the actual truth is that he subscribed to "hundreds of magazines" (Willie probably exaggerates here)... The next leaflet ALF gets his ... See full summary »

Creators: Tom Patchett, Paul Fusco | Director: Peter Baldwin | Stars: Max Wright, Anne Schedeen, Andrea Elson, Benji Gregory

28. Newhart (1982–1990)
Episode: Cupcake in a Cage (1989)

Comedy

8.1
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Stephanie ends up in jail after slapping a mall security guard during an emotional outburst brought on by her pregnancy hormones.

Creators: Barry Kemp, Sheldon Bull | Director: Lee Shallat Chemel | Stars: Bob Newhart, Mary Frann, Peter Scolari, Julia Duffy

29. ALF (1986–1990)
Episode: Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue? (1986)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.5
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Lynn is excited because "Scott" wants to keep all his band equipment in the Tanner's garage. Willie is not so excited. Lynn is interested in Scott and begs for Willie to allow Scott to keep... See full summary »

Creators: Tom Patchett, Paul Fusco | Director: Tom Patchett | Stars: Max Wright, Anne Schedeen, Andrea Elson, Benji Gregory

30. Alice (1976–1985)
Episode: Don't Play It Again, Elliot (1984)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

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Vera and Elliot receive a piano and Elliot won't stop playing it.

Creator: Robert Getchell | Directors: Marc Daniels, Nancy Walker | Stars: Linda Lavin, Vic Tayback, Beth Howland, Philip McKeon

31. The Facts of Life (1979–1988)
Episode: Doo-Wah (1985)

TV-PG | Comedy

6.8
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The girls go to an audition to perform as backup singers for El DeBarge.

Creators: Howard Leeds, Ben Starr, Jerry Mayer, Dick Clair, Jenna McMahon | Director: John Bowab | Stars: Charlotte Rae, Lisa Whelchel, Kim Fields, Mindy Cohn

32. Checking In (1981– )
Episode: Florence and the Salesman (1981)

Comedy

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Florence mis-understand the intentions of an elderly salesman. He's trying to make sales pitch to her but she thinks he's trying to "pitch some woo" with her.

Creators: Jay Moriarty, Mike Milligan | Director: Jack Shea | Stars: Marla Gibbs, Patrick Collins, Robert Costanzo, Jordan Gibbs

33. Alice (1976–1985)
Episode: Footloose Mel (1984)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

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Mel throws out a bunch of break dancers whom he thinks are nothing but a gang of hoodlums.

Creator: Robert Getchell | Director: Lee Shallat Chemel | Stars: Linda Lavin, Vic Tayback, Beth Howland, Charles Levin

34. ALF (1986–1990)
Episode: For Your Eyes Only (1986)

TV-G | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.3
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Alf becomes the friend of a lonely blind woman.

Creators: Tom Patchett, Paul Fusco | Director: Peter Bonerz | Stars: Max Wright, Anne Schedeen, Andrea Elson, Benji Gregory

35. ALF (1986–1990)
Episode: Going Out of My Head Over You (1987)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.1
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Brian has to lie to his friend who wants to come for a sleepover that the Tanner's basement is flooded, because ALF must be kept secret. Willie then tries to explain to Brian that lying is ... See full summary »

Creators: Tom Patchett, Paul Fusco | Director: Nancy Heydorn | Stars: Max Wright, Anne Schedeen, Andrea Elson, Benji Gregory

36. The Facts of Life (1979–1988)
Episode: Grand Opening (1985)

TV-PG | Comedy

5.5
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Mrs. Garrett and the girls open a novelty shop called "Over Our Heads."

Creators: Howard Leeds, Ben Starr, Jerry Mayer, Dick Clair, Jenna McMahon | Director: John Bowab | Stars: Charlotte Rae, Lisa Whelchel, Kim Fields, Mindy Cohn

37. ALF (1986–1990)
Episode: Help Me, Rhonda (1986)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.4
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Brian's 7th birthday is approaching and it gets ALF depressed, because he realizes he's never going to see his friends on Melmac again - he was finally going to get together with his true ... See full summary »

Creators: Tom Patchett, Paul Fusco | Directors: Peter Bonerz, Rick Gough | Stars: Max Wright, Anne Schedeen, Andrea Elson, Benji Gregory

38. Newhart (1982–1990)
Episode: Homes and Jo-Jo (1989)

Comedy

9.0
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Joanna hosts a real estate TV show where her co-host tries to create sexual tension between the two of them.

Creators: Barry Kemp, Sheldon Bull | Director: Michael Lessac | Stars: Bob Newhart, Mary Frann, Peter Scolari, Julia Duffy

39. ALF (1986–1990)
Episode: I've Got a New Attitude (1987)

TV-G | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.1
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Willie catches ALF from eating a box of chocolate that was to be a Valentine's Day present for Kate. This incites Willie to give ALF a lecture on how ALF does not respect private property ... See full summary »

Creators: Tom Patchett, Paul Fusco | Director: Nancy Heydorn | Stars: Max Wright, Anne Schedeen, Andrea Elson, Benji Gregory

40. The Facts of Life (1979–1988)
Episode: Into the Frying Pan (1985)

TV-G | Comedy

5.6
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Mrs. Garrett and the girls decide to rebuild their store into an update version of a 1950s malt shop. Mrs. Garrett hires a good-looking young carpenter, named George Burnett, to help out, ... See full summary »

Creators: Howard Leeds, Ben Starr, Jerry Mayer, Dick Clair, Jenna McMahon | Director: John Bowab | Stars: Charlotte Rae, Lisa Whelchel, Kim Fields, Mindy Cohn

41. ALF (1986–1990)
Episode: It Isn't Easy... Bein' Green (1987)

TV-G | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.7
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Lynn has introduced ALF to rap music, much to Willie's dislike. Willie himself is making the final changes to Brian's song in the school pageant where the kids dress as vegetables. ... See full summary »

Creators: Tom Patchett, Paul Fusco | Director: Peter Bonerz | Stars: Max Wright, Anne Schedeen, Andrea Elson, Benji Gregory

42. Alice (1976–1985)
Episode: Jolene and the Night Watchman (1983)

TV-PG | Comedy

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Jolene can't let down a guy who thinks that she is her girl.

Creator: Robert Getchell | Director: John Pasquin | Stars: Linda Lavin, Vic Tayback, Beth Howland, Celia Weston

43. ALF (1986–1990)
Episode: Jump (1986)

TV-G | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.0
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It's Willie's birthday. ALF gives him a box he found in the basement. It's full of photos from high school and college. There's also a menu, on the back of which Kate and Willie both made ... See full summary »

Creators: Tom Patchett, Paul Fusco | Director: Peter Bonerz | Stars: Max Wright, Anne Schedeen, Andrea Elson, Benji Gregory

44. ALF (1986–1990)
Episode: Keepin' the Faith (1986)

TV-G | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.3
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Gordon (A.L.F.) is insulted when the Tanners consider him a parasite, free-loader, sponger. He tries to make money to be less of a burden on the family, but puts Willie's VISA card over the... See full summary »

Creators: Tom Patchett, Paul Fusco | Director: Peter Bonerz | Stars: Max Wright, Anne Schedeen, Andrea Elson, Benji Gregory

45. ALF (1986–1990)
Episode: La Cuckaracha (1987)

TV-G | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.5
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An insect from Melmac has an unexpected reaction when exposed to earthly chemicals.

Creators: Tom Patchett, Paul Fusco | Director: Peter Baldwin | Stars: Max Wright, Anne Schedeen, Andrea Elson, Benji Gregory

46. ALF (1986–1990)
Episode: Lookin' Through the Windows (1987)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.7
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There's a power blackout, so ALF is passing the time by watching the Tanners' neighbors, the Ochmoneks, who are fighting. By dinner time, the power has come back so the Tanners can have ... See full summary »

Creators: Tom Patchett, Paul Fusco | Director: Nancy Heydorn | Stars: Max Wright, Anne Schedeen, Andrea Elson, Benji Gregory

47. ALF (1986–1990)
Episode: Looking for Lucky (1986)

TV-G | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.5
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Lucky is missing and the evidence suggests that ALF ate Lucky, although he claims to be innocent.

Creators: Tom Patchett, Paul Fusco | Director: Peter Bonerz | Stars: Max Wright, Anne Schedeen, Andrea Elson, Benji Gregory

48. Coach (1989–1997)
Episode: Luthario (1993)

TV-PG | Comedy, Sport

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Luther's memories of a 'Dear John' letter he received during the Korean War threaten to jeopardize his relationship with Lorraine.

Creator: Barry Kemp | Director: Alan Rafkin | Stars: Craig T. Nelson, Jerry Van Dyke, Clare Carey, Elinor Donahue

49. ALF (1986–1990)
Episode: Make 'em Laugh (1990)

TV-G | 24 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.8
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Alf thinks he's a stand-up comedian. NBC offers him a show, he's famous and rich and everybody loves him. In his dream he sends Willie and Kate to the attic, where they usually send him.

Creators: Tom Patchett, Paul Fusco | Director: Nick Havinga | Stars: Max Wright, Anne Schedeen, Andrea Elson, Benji Gregory

50. The Jeffersons (1975–1985)
Episode: Marathon Men (1980)

TV-PG | Comedy

6.3
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Tom and George compete in a marathon to see who's in better physical shape. But a careless remark sparks competition between Helen and Louise.

Creators: Don Nicholl, Michael Ross, Bernard West, Norman Lear | Director: Bob Lally | Stars: Isabel Sanford, Sherman Hemsley, Roxie Roker, Franklin Cover