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1. Raging Bull (1980)

R | 129 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

8.3
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92 Metascore

An emotionally self-destructive boxer's journey through life, as the violence and temper that leads him to the top in the ring, destroys his life outside it.

Writers: Jake LaMotta, Joseph Carter, Peter Savage, Paul Schrader, Mardik Martin | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Cathy Moriarty, Joe Pesci, Frank Vincent

2. Cheers (1982–1993)

TV-PG | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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The regulars of the Boston bar Cheers share their experiences and lives with each other while drinking or working at the bar where everybody knows your name.

Creators: James Burrows, Glen Charles, Les Charles | Stars: Ted Danson, Rhea Perlman, John Ratzenberger, George Wendt

3. Columbo (1968–2003)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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With his rumpled raincoat, ever-present cigar, bumbling demeanour and Sherlock Holmesian powers of deduction, disarmingly polite homicide detective Lieutenant Columbo took on some of the most cunning murderers in Los Angeles, most of whom made one fatal, irrevocable mistake: underestimating his investigative genius.

Creators: Richard Levinson, William Link | Stars: Peter Falk, Mike Lally, John Finnegan, Bruce Kirby

4. Family Plot (1976)

PG | 120 min | Comedy, Thriller

6.8
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Lighthearted suspense film about a phony psychic/con artist and her taxi driver/private investigator boyfriend who encounter a pair of serial kidnappers while trailing a missing heir in California.

Writers: Ernest Lehman, Victor Canning | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Karen Black, Bruce Dern, Barbara Harris, William Devane

5. Fat City (1972)

PG | 100 min | Drama, Sport

7.5
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Two men, working as professional boxers, come to blows when their careers each begin to take opposite momentum.

Writer: Leonard Gardner | Director: John Huston | Stars: Stacy Keach, Jeff Bridges, Susan Tyrrell, Candy Clark

6. Mission: Impossible (1966–1973)

50 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.0
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An elite covert operations unit carries out highly sensitive missions subject to official denial in the event of failure, death or capture.

Creator: Bruce Geller | Stars: Peter Graves, Barbara Bain, Greg Morris, Peter Lupus

7. Bonanza (1959–1973)

49 min | Western

7.4
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The adventures of Ben Cartwright and his sons as they run and defend their ranch while helping the surrounding community.

Creators: David Dortort, Fred Hamilton | Stars: Lorne Greene, Michael Landon, Dan Blocker, Pernell Roberts

8. Starsky and Hutch (1975–1979)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.1
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Two streetwise cops bust criminals in their red-and-white Ford Torino with the help of police snitch called Huggy Bear.

Creator: William Blinn | Stars: David Soul, Paul Michael Glaser, Antonio Fargas, Bernie Hamilton

9. Hawaii Five-O (1968–1980)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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The investigations of Hawaii Five-0, an elite branch of the Hawaii State Police answerable only to the governor and headed by stalwart Steve McGarrett.

Creator: Leonard Freeman | Stars: Jack Lord, James MacArthur, Kam Fong, Herman Wedemeyer

10. The O'Reilly Factor (1996– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

3.3
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Fox News Channel news and talk show.

Stars: Bill O'Reilly, Laura Ingraham, Juan Williams, Barack Obama

11. Kojak (1973–1978)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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A bald police detective with a fiery righteous attitude battles crime in his city.

Creator: Abby Mann | Stars: Telly Savalas, Dan Frazer, Kevin Dobson, George Savalas

12. 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.

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

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

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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A pair of police detectives investigate cases in San Francisco.

Stars: Karl Malden, Michael Douglas, Reuben Collins, Richard Hatch

14. The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964–1968)

50 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.9
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The two top agents of the United Network Command for Law and Enforcement fight the enemies of peace, particularly the forces of THRUSH.

Stars: Robert Vaughn, David McCallum, Leo G. Carroll, Barbara Moore

15. The Fugitive (1963–1967)

51 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

8.1
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A doctor, wrongly convicted for a murder he didn't commit, escapes custody and must stay ahead of the police to find the real killer.

Creator: Roy Huggins | Stars: David Janssen, William Conrad, Barry Morse, Paul Birch

16. The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962–1965)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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A continuation of the dramatic anthology series hosted by the master of suspense and mystery. When the series Alfred Hitchcock Presents was revived in 1962, the name was changed, but the ... See full summary »

Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Hinton Pope, Jimmy Joyce, Lew Brown

17. Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1964–1968)

52 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.3
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The submarine Seaview is commissioned to investigate the mysteries of the seas. Usually it finds more problems than answers...

Creator: Irwin Allen | Stars: Richard Basehart, David Hedison, Robert Dowdell, Del Monroe

18. Columbo (1968–2003)
Episode: Étude in Black (1972)

Not Rated | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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An amoral conductor murders the gifted pianist with whom he is having an affair. Lt. Columbo is on the case.

Writers: Steven Bochco, Richard Levinson, William Link | Directors: Nicholas Colasanto, John Cassavetes, Peter Falk | Stars: Peter Falk, John Cassavetes, James Olson, Blythe Danner

19. Ironside (1967–1975)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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Wheelchair-bound detective Robert T. Ironside battles the bad guys on the streets of San Francisco.

Creator: Collier Young | Stars: Raymond Burr, Don Galloway, Don Mitchell, Barbara Anderson

20. Columbo (1968–2003)
Episode: Swan Song (1974)

98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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A gospel singer wants to be rid of his zealous wife. But a murder made to look like an airplane accident does not fool the wily Lt. Columbo.

Writers: David Rayfiel, Stanley Ralph Ross, Richard Levinson, William Link | Director: Nicholas Colasanto | Stars: Peter Falk, Johnny Cash, Ida Lupino, John Dehner

21. Mannix (1967–1975)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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Mannix worked originally for Wickersham at Intertect and then struck out on his own, assisted by Peggy Fair (whose cop-husband had been killed) and police department contact Tobias.

Creators: Richard Levinson, William Link | Stars: Mike Connors, Gail Fisher, Ward Wood, Joseph Campanella

22. McCloud (1970–1977)

120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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Sam McCloud is a rustic country sheriff from a rural part of the United States. He travels to the big city and joins the police force, using his country ways and laid-back approach to nab the bad guys.

Creator: Herman Miller | Stars: Dennis Weaver, J.D. Cannon, Terry Carter, Ken Lynch

23. Alias Smith and Jones (1971–1973)

60 min | Comedy, Western

7.7
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Hannibal Heyes and Kid Curry, two of the most wanted outlaws in the history of the West, are popular "with everyone except the railroads and the banks", since "in all the trains and banks ... See full summary »

Creator: Glen A. Larson | Stars: Ben Murphy, Roger Davis, Pete Duel, Dennis Fimple

24. I Spy (1965–1968)

51 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.7
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A pair of intelligence agents posing as a tennis pro and his coach go on secret missions around the world.

Stars: Robert Culp, Bill Cosby, Kenneth Tobey, Arthur Batanides

25. Lou Grant (1977–1982)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama

7.1
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After everyone on the "Mary Tyler Moore Show" got fired, Lou Grant went to Los Angeles and became city editor of the L.A. Tribune, owned by Mrs. Pynchon, with whom Lou often has loud but ... See full summary »

Stars: Edward Asner, Robert Walden, Mason Adams, Jack Bannon

26. My Favorite Martian (1963–1966)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

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A sarcastic Martian comes to live with a hapless young Terran on Earth.

Creator: John L. Greene | Stars: Ray Walston, Bill Bixby, Pamela Britton, Alan Hewitt

27. S.W.A.T. (1975–1976)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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The missions of the Los Angeles Police Department's Special Weapons and Tactics unit.

Creators: Robert Hamner, Lee Stanley | Stars: Steve Forrest, Robert Urich, Mark Shera, James Coleman

28. Logan's Run (1977–1978)

60 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.5
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In a futuristic society where reaching the age of 30 is a death sentence, a rebellious law enforcement agent goes on the run in search of Sanctuary.

Stars: Gregory Harrison, Heather Menzies-Urich, Donald Moffat, Randy Powell

29. 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

30. Car 54, Where Are You? (1961–1963)

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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The misadventures of two of New York's finest (a Mutt and Jeff pair) in the mythical 53rd precinct in the Bronx. Toody, the short, stocky and dim-witted one either saves the day or muffs ... See full summary »

Creator: Nat Hiken | Stars: Joe E. Ross, Fred Gwynne, Paul Reed, Al Lewis

31. Marcus Welby, M.D. (1969–1976)

60 min | Drama

7.3
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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

32. Here Come the Brides (1968–1970)

60 min | Adventure, Western, Comedy

7.5
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The adventures of a logging work team and the marriageable single women sent to them in post-American Civil War Seattle in the Washington Territory.

Stars: Robert Brown, Bobby Sherman, David Soul, Bridget Hanley

33. The F.B.I. (1965–1974)

60 min | Drama, Crime

7.7
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The cases of the US Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Stars: Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Philip Abbott, William Reynolds, Stephen Brooks

34. Police Story (1973–1977)

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 »

Creator: Joseph Wambaugh | Stars: Scott Brady, Mel Scott, Don Meredith, Joe Santos

35. The Name of the Game (1968–1971)

90 min | Adventure

7.5
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This groundbreaking series had three rotating stars, who were featured in independent episodes tied together by a loose common theme. The commonality was Howard Publications, the self-made ... See full summary »

Stars: Budd Albright, Gene Barry, Susan Saint James, Robert Stack

36. Cheers (1982–1993)
Episode: Give Me a Ring Sometime (1982)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Diane is stranded at the bar by her fiancé, who has reunited with his ex-wife. Sam feels sorry for her, and offers her a job at the bar.

Writers: Glen Charles, Les Charles, James Burrows | Director: James Burrows | Stars: Ted Danson, Shelley Long, Nicholas Colasanto, Rhea Perlman

37. Ben Casey (1961–1966)

60 min | Drama

7.2
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Gritty realistic hospital drama featuring manly Dr. Casey against the medical establishment, at first under the watchful eye of Dr. Zorba and later under the thumb of Chief of Surgery Dr. Freeland.

Creator: James E. Moser | Stars: Vince Edwards, Sam Jaffe, Jeanne Bates, Harry Landers

38. Cheers (1982–1993)
Episode: Sam's Women (1982)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Sam is worried that Diane thinks he only dates dumb women, so he tries to impress her with his latest one.

Writers: Glen Charles, Les Charles, James Burrows, Earl Pomerantz | Director: James Burrows | Stars: Ted Danson, Shelley Long, Nicholas Colasanto, Rhea Perlman

39. Cheers (1982–1993)
Episode: The Coach's Daughter (1982)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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Coach is distressed when his daughter, an insecure spinster, comes to town to introduce him to her boorish, obnoxious fiancé.

Writers: Glen Charles, Les Charles, James Burrows, Ken Estin | Director: James Burrows | Stars: Ted Danson, Shelley Long, Nicholas Colasanto, Rhea Perlman

40. 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" (1979)_, as B.J.'s occasional nemesis. He now stars in ... See full summary »

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

41. Garrison's Gorillas (1967–1968)

60 min | Adventure, War, Drama

7.6
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Inspired by the film "The Dirty Dozen", this series chronicles the adventures of a group of convicts recruited into the U.S. Army by the offer of a post-war parole. Commanded by West Point ... See full summary »

Creator: Mort Green | Stars: Ron Harper, Cesare Danova, Brendon Boone, Christopher Cary

42. Cheers (1982–1993)
Episode: Pick a Con... Any Con (1983)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.7
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When Sam learns that a conman has taken thousands of dollars from Coach, he turns to Harry "The Hat" to help them get the money back.

Writers: Glen Charles, Les Charles, James Burrows, David Angell | Director: James Burrows | Stars: Ted Danson, Shelley Long, Nicholas Colasanto, Rhea Perlman

43. Cheers (1982–1993)
Episode: The Tortelli Tort (1982)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Carla attacks an especially obnoxious Yankee fan after they beat the Red Sox. He threatens to sue the bar unless Carla is fired.

Writers: Glen Charles, Les Charles, James Burrows, Tom Reeder | Director: James Burrows | Stars: Ted Danson, Shelley Long, Nicholas Colasanto, Rhea Perlman

44. Cheers (1982–1993)
Episode: Sam at Eleven (1982)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Sam is to be interviewed for a sports segment on the evening news. What he doesn't realize is that he was only chosen because all the big-name players weren't available.

Writers: Glen Charles, Les Charles, James Burrows | Director: James Burrows | Stars: Ted Danson, Shelley Long, Nicholas Colasanto, Rhea Perlman

45. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Add a Plot

Stars: Richard Joy, Charles Bickford, Kim Hunter, Franchot Tone

46. Cheers (1982–1993)
Episode: Any Friend of Diane's (1982)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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One of Diane's old college friends comes to the bar. She is vulnerable and looking for a man to give her an afternoon of unbridled passion, and Sam predictably jumps at the opportunity.

Writers: Glen Charles, Les Charles, James Burrows, Ken Levine, David Isaacs | Director: James Burrows | Stars: Ted Danson, Shelley Long, Nicholas Colasanto, Rhea Perlman

47. Run for Your Life (1965–1968)

60 min | Drama

7.4
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Ben Gazzara plays a successful lawyer who is told by his doctor in the first episode that he will die in one to two years. He decides to do all of the things he has never had time for. The ... See full summary »

Stars: Ben Gazzara, Nicholas Colasanto, Jack Krupnick, Fernando Lamas

48. Cheers (1982–1993)
Episode: Friends, Romans, and Accountants (1982)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Norm's workplace party at Cheers is a miserable failure--so he tries to set up Diane as his boss's "date" for the evening.

Writers: Glen Charles, Les Charles, James Burrows, Ken Levine, David Isaacs | Director: James Burrows | Stars: Ted Danson, Shelley Long, Nicholas Colasanto, Rhea Perlman

49. Cheers (1982–1993)
Episode: Endless Slumper (1982)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Sam loans out his good luck charm to a slumping Red Sox pitcher. The pitcher immediately goes on a winning streak, but Sam begins experiencing a series of accidents.

Writers: Glen Charles, Les Charles, James Burrows, Sam Simon | Director: James Burrows | Stars: Ted Danson, Shelley Long, Nicholas Colasanto, Rhea Perlman

50. Cheers (1982–1993)
Episode: Coach Returns to Action (1982)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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Coach wants to ask out an attractive younger woman, but he doesn't have the guts. Sam sets his sights on her too, but he keeps getting shot down--badly.

Writers: Glen Charles, Les Charles, James Burrows, Earl Pomerantz | Director: James Burrows | Stars: Ted Danson, Shelley Long, Nicholas Colasanto, Rhea Perlman