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1. Stand by Me (1986)

R | 89 min | Adventure, Drama

8.1
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After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy.

Writers: Stephen King, Raynold Gideon, Bruce A. Evans | Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, Jerry O'Connell

Votes: 239,434

2. The Wonder Years (1988–1993)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.4
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Kevin Arnold recalls growing up during the late 60s and early 70s; the turbulent social times make the transition from child to adult unusually interesting.

Creators: Carol Black, Neal Marlens | Stars: Fred Savage, Dan Lauria, Daniel Stern, Alley Mills

Votes: 24,446

3. Emergency! (1972–1979)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.9
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The crew of Los Angeles County Fire Dept. Station 51, particularly the paramedic team, and Rampart Hospital respond to emergencies in their operating area.

Creators: Harold Jack Bloom, Robert A. Cinader | Stars: Randolph Mantooth, Kevin Tighe, Julie London, Bobby Troup

Votes: 2,286

4. MacGyver (1985–1992)

48 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.7
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The adventures of a secret agent armed with almost infinite scientific resourcefulness.

Creator: Lee David Zlotoff | Stars: Richard Dean Anderson, Dana Elcar, Bruce McGill, Elyssa Davalos

Votes: 24,079

5. The Incredible Hulk (1978–1982)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.0
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A fugitive scientist has the curse of becoming a powerful green monster under extreme emotional stress.

Creator: Kenneth Johnson | Stars: Bill Bixby, Lou Ferrigno, Jack Colvin, Gerald McRaney

Votes: 7,783

6. CHiPs (1977–1983)

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

6.4
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The adventures of two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers.

Creators: Rick Rosner, Paul Playdon | Stars: Erik Estrada, Larry Wilcox, Robert Pine, Paul Linke

Votes: 3,538

7. 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.

Creators: Norman Lear, Don Nicholl, Michael Ross, Bernard West | Stars: Isabel Sanford, Sherman Hemsley, Marla Gibbs, Roxie Roker

Votes: 3,995

8. The Rockford Files (1974–1980)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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The cases of an easy going ex-convict turned private investigator.

Creators: Stephen J. Cannell, Roy Huggins | Stars: James Garner, Noah Beery Jr., Joe Santos, Luis Delgado

Votes: 4,179

9. Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama

8.2
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The lives and work of the staff of an inner city police precinct.

Creators: Steven Bochco, Michael Kozoll | Stars: Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz, James Sikking

Votes: 4,072

10. 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.

Creators: Glen A. Larson, Lou Shaw | Stars: Jack Klugman, John S. Ragin, Robert Ito, Joseph Roman

Votes: 2,819

11. Adam-12 (1968–1975)

30 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.7
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Two regular police officers patrol Los Angeles.

Creators: Robert A. Cinader, Jack Webb | Stars: Martin Milner, Kent McCord, Shaaron Claridge, William Boyett

Votes: 1,795

12. St. Elsewhere (1982–1988)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama

7.9
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The lives and work of the staff of St. Eligius Hospital, an old and disrespected Boston teaching hospital.

Creators: Joshua Brand, John Falsey, John Masius, Mark Tinker | Stars: Ed Begley Jr., William Daniels, Howie Mandel, David Morse

Votes: 2,081

13. The Streets of San Francisco (1972–1977)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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A veteran cop with more than 20 years of experience is teamed with a young Inspector to solve crimes in San Francisco.

Creator: Edward Hume | Stars: Karl Malden, Michael Douglas, Reuben Collins, Richard Hatch

Votes: 2,799

14. Return to Me (2000)

PG | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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54 Metascore

A man who falls in love with the woman who received his wife's heart must decide which woman it is who holds his heart.

Writers: Bonnie Hunt, Don Lake, Andrew Stern, Samantha Goodman | Director: Bonnie Hunt | Stars: David Duchovny, Minnie Driver, Carroll O'Connor, Robert Loggia

Votes: 15,679

15. 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.

Creator: Frank Lupo | Stars: Fred Dryer, Stepfanie Kramer, Charles Hallahan, Perry Cook

Votes: 1,903

16. Cagney & Lacey (1981–1988)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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Two female police detectives cooperate with each other both in their professions and in their personal lives.

Creators: Barbara Avedon, Barbara Corday | Stars: Tyne Daly, Al Waxman, John Karlen, Martin Kove

Votes: 1,776

17. Knots Landing (1979–1993)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama

6.8
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Gary and Valene Ewing, relatives of the Ewing clan of Dallas, arrive in Knots Landing to make a new home for themselves. However, scheming Abby Fairgate-Cunningham later breaks up their marriage when she seduces Gary.

Creator: David Jacobs | Stars: Michele Lee, Ted Shackelford, Joan Van Ark, Kevin Dobson

Votes: 1,377

18. Wiseguy (1987–1990)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Vinnie Terranova does time in a New Jersey penitentiary to set up his undercover role as an agent for the OCB (Organized Crime Bureau) of the United States. His roots in a traditional ... See full summary »

Creators: Stephen J. Cannell, Frank Lupo | Stars: Jonathan Banks, Jim Byrnes, Ken Wahl, Dwight Koss

Votes: 1,223

19. Webster (1983–1989)

30 min | Comedy, Family

5.5
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The post-retirement season is suddenly disrupted for football player George Papadapolis and his wife Katherine when Webster, the orphaned son of a former teammate, moves in. Laughter -- and life lessons -- in every episode.

Creator: Stu Silver | Stars: Susan Clark, Alex Karras, Emmanuel Lewis, Henry Polic II

Votes: 1,187

20. B.J. and the Bear (1978–1981)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy

6.4
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A trucker and his pet monkey travel the highways of America, getting into various adventures and misadventures along the way.

Creators: Glen A. Larson, Christopher Crowe | Stars: Greg Evigan, Eric Server, Linda McCullough, Candi Brough

Votes: 637

21. Lou Grant (1977–1982)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama

7.1
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The trials of the former TV station manager, turned newspaper city editor, and his journalist staff.

Creators: James L. Brooks, Allan Burns, Gene Reynolds, Leon Tokatyan | Stars: Edward Asner, Robert Walden, Mason Adams, Jack Bannon

Votes: 906

22. Rich Man, Poor Man (1976 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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An examination of the trials and tribulations of the Jordache family, from the period following World War II to the late 1960s.

Stars: Peter Strauss, Nick Nolte, Susan Blakely, Dorothy McGuire

Votes: 1,836

23. Marcus Welby, M.D. (1969–1976)

60 min | Drama

7.2
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The show is about doctors Marcus Welby, a general practitioner and Steven Kiley, Welby's young assistant. The two try to treat people as individuals in an age of specialized medicine and ... See full summary »

Creator: David Victor | Stars: Robert Young, James Brolin, Elena Verdugo, Pamela Hensley

Votes: 680

24. Baretta (1975–1978)

60 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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The cases of maverick undercover New York detective Tony Baretta.

Creator: Stephen J. Cannell | Stars: Robert Blake, Tom Ewell, Edward Grover, Michael D. Roberts

Votes: 924

25. Mrs. Columbo (1979–1980)

60 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama

5.7
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Mrs. Kate Columbo, wife of the famous lieutenant, solves crimes as a reporter, while raising her little daughter.

Creator: Richard Alan Simmons | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Lili Haydn, Henry Jones, Don Stroud

Votes: 183

26. Barnaby Jones (1973–1980)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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The exploits of milk-swilling, geriatric private eye Barnaby Jones.

Creator: Edward Hume | Stars: Buddy Ebsen, Lee Meriwether, Mark Shera, John Carter

Votes: 1,096

27. Police Story (1973–1979)

120 min | Drama, Crime

7.5
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Classic anthology series, which details the personal lives of the men and women of the Los Angeles Police Department. The stories ranged from highly dramatic to extremely funny. Even though... See full summary »

Creators: E. Jack Neuman, Joseph Wambaugh | Stars: Scott Brady, Mel Scott, Don Meredith, Joe Santos

Votes: 470

28. Cannery Row (1982)

PG | 120 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Monterey, California in the 1940's. Cannery Row - the section of town where the now closed fish canneries are located - is inhabited primarily by the down and out, although many would not ... See full summary »

Writers: John Steinbeck, David S. Ward | Director: David S. Ward | Stars: Nick Nolte, Debra Winger, Audra Lindley, Frank McRae

Votes: 2,629

29. 1st & Ten: The Championship (1984–1991)

30 min | Comedy, Sport

6.6
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The comical exploits of the "California Bulls" (a fictional professional football team) and the organization's players.

Creator: Carl Kleinschmitt | Stars: Cliff Frazier, Prince Hughes, Donald Gibb, O.J. Simpson

Votes: 248

30. Best Seller (1987)

R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.5
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Hit man Cleve approaches writer/cop Dennis about a story for his next book: How Cleve made a living, working for one of the most powerful politicians in the country. To get the story right,... See full summary »

Writer: Larry Cohen | Director: John Flynn | Stars: James Woods, Brian Dennehy, Victoria Tennant, Allison Balson

Votes: 3,131

31. The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo (1979– )

60 min | Comedy

6.2
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Sheriff Lobo's the corrupt sheriff from Orly County who appeared in several episodes during the first season of B.J. and the Bear (1978), as B.J.'s occasional nemesis. He now stars in his ... See full summary »

Creator: Glen A. Larson | Stars: Claude Akins, Brian Kerwin, Mills Watson, Janet Curtis-Larson

Votes: 218

32. Rich Man, Poor Man - Book II (1976–1977)

120 min | Drama

7.6
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This is the sequel to the mini-series, RICH MAN, POOR MAN. It begins with Rudy Jordache apprehending the man who killed his brother, Falconetti. He then also takes in his nephew, Wesley. He... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Strauss, Gregg Henry, James Carroll Jordan, Susan Sullivan

Votes: 283

33. Reasonable Doubts (1991–1993)

60 min | Drama

7.6
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A drama about the working relationship between Assistant DA Tess Kaufman, a prosecutor sensitive to the rights of the accused, and hard-charging, gruff Detective Dicky Cobb, an old-fashioned cop with a "bust-the-perps" attitude.

Creator: Robert Singer | Stars: Mark Harmon, Marlee Matlin, William Converse-Roberts, Tim Grimm

Votes: 268

34. The Invisible Man (1975–1976)

60 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.7
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The weekly adventures of Dr. Daniel Westin, an invisible scientist working as an agent for a private thinktank.

Creators: Harve Bennett, Steven Bochco | Stars: David McCallum, Melinda O. Fee, Craig Stevens, Paul Kent

Votes: 372

35. Switch (1975–1978)

90 min | Crime, Action, Drama

7.2
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An ex-cop and an ex-con start their own detective agency.

Creator: Glen A. Larson | Stars: Robert Wagner, Eddie Albert, Charlie Callas, Sharon Gless

Votes: 241

36. 240-Robert (1979–1981)

60 min | Adventure

7.8
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The missions of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Emergency Services Detail.

Stars: John Bennett Perry, Mark Harmon, Joanna Cassidy, Brian Frishman

Votes: 93

37. Hec Ramsey (1972–1974)

90 min | Western

8.0
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The adventures of Hec Ramsey, a turn-of-the-20th-century detective who prefers to use his brains instead of his guns.

Stars: Richard Boone, Rick Lenz, Harry Morgan, Dennis Rucker

Votes: 141

38. Yes, Giorgio (1982)

PG | 110 min | Comedy, Musical

4.1
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A famous opera singer, Giorgio Fini, loses his voice during an American tour. He goes to a female throat specialist, Pamela Taylor, whom he falls in love with.

Writers: Anne Piper, Norman Steinberg | Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Luciano Pavarotti, Kathryn Harrold, Eddie Albert, Paola Borboni

Votes: 452

39. Tummy Trouble (1989)

G | 7 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

7.2
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Baby Herman swallows his rattle, and Roger has to take him to the hospital to get it out.

Writers: Kevin Harkey, Bill Kopp, Rob Minkoff, Mark Kausler, Patrick A. Ventura | Director: Rob Minkoff | Stars: Charles Fleischer, April Winchell, Lou Hirsch, Corey Burton

Votes: 1,040

40. Frank's Place (1987–1988)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.7
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Frank Parish is a professor from Boston, who has not seen his father since he was two. 35 years later, he is told that his father died and that he owned a restaurant in New Orleans, which ... See full summary »

Creator: Hugh Wilson | Stars: Tim Reid, Robert Harper, Daphne Reid, Francesca P. Roberts

Votes: 231

41. The Blue Knight (1975–1976)

60 min | Action, Drama, Crime

6.9
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The exploits of Los Angeles beat cop Bumper Morgan.

Creators: Albert Ruben, E. Jack Neuman | Stars: George Kennedy, John Steadman, Barbara Rhoades, Lee Weaver

Votes: 106

42. Wonderbug (1976–1978)

15 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.4
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The adventures of a living clunker of a dune buggy that is able to become a superhero car.

Creators: Joe Ruby, Ken Spears | Stars: Jack Baker, David Levy, Carol Anne Seflinger, Frank Welker

Votes: 61

43. The Death of Richie (1977 TV Movie)

97 min | Drama

7.4
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A sensitive but confused teenager feels pressure on him from all directions and turns to drugs, which causes problems for him in school and at home.

Writers: John McGreevey, Thomas Thompson | Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: Ben Gazzara, Eileen Brennan, Robby Benson, Lance Kerwin

Votes: 223

44. The Bronx Zoo (1987–1988)

60 min | Drama

6.9
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Creators: Gary David Goldberg, Patricia Jones, Donald Reiker | Stars: Edward Asner, David Wilson, Kathleen Beller, Nicholas Pryor

Votes: 47

45. Wet Gold (1984 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 91 min | Adventure, Drama

4.7
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Wet Gold is the story of a young woman (Laura), who works as a waitress in a cafe. Laura stumbles across a drunk elderly man (Sampson), who fills her with exciting stories of a boat that ... See full summary »

Writers: Otis Jones, David Sherwin | Director: Dick Lowry | Stars: Brooke Shields, Burgess Meredith, Thomas Byrd, Brian Kerwin

Votes: 155

46. Convicted: A Mother's Story (1987 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

6.6
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Liz is a mother of two, who loves them. One day her boyfriend asks her to take some money out of her office so that he could borrow it then he will return it to her after a few days so she ... See full summary »

Writers: Elizabeth Gill, Ellen Kesend, Katherine Specktor | Director: Richard T. Heffron | Stars: Ann Jillian, Gloria Loring, Kiel Martin, Fred Savage

Votes: 32

47. Flush (1977)

90 min | Comedy

3.8
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Odd comedy about strange and funny noises.

Writers: Tom Friedman, Charles Swenson | Director: Andrew J. Kuehn | Stars: William Callaway, William Bronder, Jeannie Linero, Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez

Votes: 27

48. A Death in Canaan (1978 TV Movie)

125 min | Drama

7.1
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When a teenager is accused of his mother's murder, the community of Canaan rallies to his defense.

Writers: Joan Barthel, Spencer Eastman, Thomas Thompson | Director: Tony Richardson | Stars: Stefanie Powers, Paul Clemens, Tom Atkins, Jacqueline Brookes

Votes: 103

49. David Cassidy - Man Undercover (1978–1979)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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Twenty-something officer Dan Shay operates undercover in the Los Angeles youth scene.

Creators: Larry Brody, Richard Fielder | Stars: David Cassidy, Simon Oakland, Wendy Rastattar, Michael A. Salcido

Votes: 46

50. Stone (1979– )

60 min | Drama

6.5
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Creator: Richard Levinson | Stars: Dennis Weaver, Pat Hingle, Robby Weaver, Joby Baker

Votes: 11