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1. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: Psychic 2000 (1991)

Comedy, Fantasy

9.2
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After a near-death experience from choking on cereal, Chris gains psychic abilities. He then tries to prevent one of the predictions when he sees a vision of somebody trying to murder Sharon.

Director: David Mirkin | Stars: Chris Elliott, Sam Robards, Robin Riker, Elinor Donahue

Votes: 37

2. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: A Family Affair (1990)

Comedy, Fantasy

9.1
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When Sharon's sister pays a visit, she, surprisingly, finds Chris to be charming.

Director: Dwayne Hickman | Stars: Chris Elliott, Sam Robards, Robin Riker, Brady Bluhm

Votes: 44

3. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: Chris and Larry Switch Lives (1991)

Comedy, Fantasy

9.1
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Chris and Larry ignore an Indian curse and wind up switching lives. This way Chris realizes how pathetic and submissive is Larry's life.

Director: David Mirkin | Stars: Chris Elliott, Sam Robards, Robin Riker, Elinor Donahue

Votes: 37

4. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: The Prettiest Week of My Life (1990)

Comedy, Fantasy

9.1
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Chris decides to enter the exciting world of male modeling when he joins the Handsome Boy School of Modeling.

Director: David Mirkin | Stars: Chris Elliott, Sam Robards, Robin Riker, Brady Bluhm

Votes: 50

5. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: Chris Wins a Celebrity (1991)

Comedy, Fantasy

9.0
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Chris wins a weekend with his favorite talk show host, a contest the host first regrets he agreed to, but later Chris regrets he entered, when the host decides to stay.

Director: Dean Parisot | Stars: Chris Elliott, Sam Robards, Robin Riker, Elinor Donahue

Votes: 41

6. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: The Big City (1991)

Comedy, Fantasy

9.0
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Chris' wallet is stolen in The Big City, and the Big City gives him the key to the city and other perks to make him feel better.

Director: Peter Baldwin | Stars: Chris Elliott, Sam Robards, Robin Riker, Elinor Donahue

Votes: 40

7. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: Zoo Animals on Wheels (1990)

Comedy, Fantasy

9.0
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Chris auditions and gets the lead in a musical based on animals that wear roller skates - much to the chagrin of his nemesis, Sharon.

Director: Peter Baldwin | Stars: Chris Elliott, Sam Robards, Robin Riker, Brady Bluhm

Votes: 46

8. The Jack Paar Tonight Show (1957–1962)

105 min | Comedy, Family, Talk-Show

8.9
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Stars: Hugh Downs, Jose Melis, Jack Paar, Cliff Arquette

Votes: 126

9. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: Camping 2000 (1991)

Comedy, Fantasy

8.9
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Chris and Larry join Mr. Peterson on a camping trip. When Mr. Peterson manages to lose them, the hungry boys eat some berries that cause them to hallucinate and become paranoid.

Director: Dean Parisot | Stars: Chris Elliott, Sam Robards, Robin Riker, Elinor Donahue

Votes: 36

10. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: Chris vs. Donald (1991)

30 min | Comedy, Fantasy

8.9
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At the family reunion Chris is still struggling to get out from under the shadow of his cousin Donald.

Director: Dwayne Hickman | Stars: Chris Elliott, Sam Robards, Robin Riker, Elinor Donahue

Votes: 45

11. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: Dadicus (1990)

Comedy, Fantasy

8.9
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Chris convinces his father to accompany him to the father-son competition at the annual paper boy picnic.

Director: Tony Dow | Stars: Chris Elliott, Sam Robards, Robin Riker, Brady Bluhm

Votes: 45

12. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: Drivers License (1990)

Comedy, Fantasy

8.9
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Chris asks out a waitress but first has to get a driver's license.

Director: David Mirkin | Stars: Chris Elliott, Sam Robards, Robin Riker, Brady Bluhm

Votes: 42

13. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: Married (1991)

Comedy, Fantasy

8.9
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During one day, Chris meets his soul mate, marries her and goes through an entire relationship with her.

Director: David Mirkin | Stars: Chris Elliott, Sam Robards, Robin Riker, Elinor Donahue

Votes: 44

14. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: Neptune 2000 (1991)

Comedy, Fantasy

8.9
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20 years after mail ordering Chris receives the submarine kit "Neptune 2000". After putting it together with the aid of his father, they embark on the sub's maiden voyage inside Chris' bathtub.

Director: David Mirkin | Stars: Chris Elliott, Sam Robards, Robin Riker, Elinor Donahue

Votes: 38

15. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: SPEWEY and Me (1992)

Comedy, Fantasy

8.9
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When an alien creature crashes in Gus' front yard, Chris tries to keep it from the Government, but this alien is nothing like E.T. or ALF as its only superpower is the ability to spew and spray body fluids all over the place.

Director: David Mirkin | Stars: Chris Elliott, Brian Doyle-Murray, Robin Riker, Elinor Donahue

Votes: 53

16. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: The Counterfeit Watch Story (1991)

Comedy, Fantasy

8.9
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Chris buys a counterfeit watch from a disreputable vendor who won't refund his purchase price.

Director: David Mirkin | Stars: Chris Elliott, Sam Robards, Robin Riker, Brady Bluhm

Votes: 42

17. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: The Sitting (1990)

Comedy, Fantasy

8.9
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The home in which Chris is house sitting appears to haunted.

Director: David Steinberg | Stars: Chris Elliott, Sam Robards, Robin Riker, Brady Bluhm

Votes: 39

18. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: Bored Straight (1990)

Comedy, Fantasy

8.8
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Chris takes a group of young punks under his wing to make them better citizens.

Director: David Mirkin | Stars: Chris Elliott, Sam Robards, Robin Riker, Brady Bluhm

Votes: 42

19. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: Health Inspector 2000 (1991)

Comedy, Fantasy

8.8
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Chris gets a job as a health inspector after finding a dead rat in his carton of milk.

Director: Dean Parisot | Stars: Chris Elliott, Brian Doyle-Murray, Robin Riker, Elinor Donahue

Votes: 31

20. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: Houseboy 2000 (1991)

Comedy, Fantasy

8.8
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After destroying her kitchen, Chris becomes Sharon's slave to work off the $2000 in damage and she also brainwashes him to break his will.

Director: Peter Baldwin | Stars: Chris Elliott, Sam Robards, Robin Riker, Brady Bluhm

Votes: 40

21. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: Paperboy 2000 (1990)

Comedy, Fantasy

8.8
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The newspaper fires Chris and the rest of the delivery boys and replaces them with a robot, so Chris challenges the machine to a contest.

Director: Peter Baldwin | Stars: Chris Elliott, Sam Robards, Robin Riker, Brady Bluhm

Votes: 43

22. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: Roots (1991)

Comedy, Fantasy

8.8
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Chris finds evidence that he was adopted and goes in search of his birth parents.

Director: Dwayne Hickman | Stars: Chris Elliott, Sam Robards, Robin Riker, Brady Bluhm

Votes: 39

23. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: The Construction Worker Show (1991)

Comedy, Fantasy

8.8
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Chris hangs out with the construction workers who are working on his parents house.

Director: David Mirkin | Stars: Chris Elliott, Sam Robards, Robin Riker, Elinor Donahue

Votes: 40

24. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: Chris Becomes a Male Escort (1991)

Comedy, Fantasy

8.7
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Chris decides to become a male escort to meet woman but winds up with a much older woman.

Director: John Fortenberry | Stars: Chris Elliott, Brian Doyle-Murray, Robin Riker, Elinor Donahue

Votes: 31

25. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: Chris Moves Out (1991)

Comedy, Fantasy

8.7
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When Chris hits the age of 31, he believes it's time for him to grow up and move out. So he moves in with retired cop Gus, but soon has doubts about his new home.

Director: David Mirkin | Stars: Chris Elliott, Brian Doyle-Murray, Robin Riker, Elinor Donahue

Votes: 30

26. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: Pile of Death (1990)

Comedy, Fantasy

8.7
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To save his childhood park, Chris raises money by trying to break the world record for having things piled on you.

Director: Peter Baldwin | Stars: Chris Elliott, Sam Robards, Robin Riker, Brady Bluhm

Votes: 42

27. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: Bad Fish (1992)

Comedy, Fantasy

8.6
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Gus and Sharon get amnesia after eating rancid shellfish and Chris convinces them they are all three best friends.

Director: David Mirkin | Stars: Chris Elliott, Brian Doyle-Murray, Robin Riker, Elinor Donahue

Votes: 31

28. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: Chris Gets His Tonsils Out (1991)

Comedy, Fantasy

8.6
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Director: David Mirkin | Stars: Chris Elliott, Brian Doyle-Murray, Robin Riker, Elinor Donahue

Votes: 29

29. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: Chris' Brain Starts Working (1992)

Comedy, Fantasy

8.6
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Chris becomes intelligent after exposure to toxic waste, so Gus enters him in spelling bees across the world.

Director: John Fortenberry | Stars: Chris Elliott, Brian Doyle-Murray, Robin Riker, Elinor Donahue

Votes: 30

30. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: Meat Locker 2000 (1991)

Comedy, Fantasy

8.6
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Sharon makes Chris pretend to be her boyfriend to impress her snooty friends but things go awry when the two of them get locked in her walk-in meat freezer.

Director: David Mirkin | Stars: Chris Elliott, Brian Doyle-Murray, Robin Riker, Elinor Donahue

Votes: 29

31. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: Terror on the Hell Loop 2000 (1990)

Comedy, Fantasy

8.6
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Chris wakes up, kisses Daryl Hannah, does his paper route, drags his neighbor to an amusement park and gets stuck on a roller coaster.

Director: David Mirkin | Stars: Chris Elliott, Sam Robards, Robin Riker, Zachary Benjamin

Votes: 50

32. The Dick Cavett Show (1968–1974)

90 min | Music, Talk-Show

8.5
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Daytime, primetime, then late-night talk and variety show. Often there was only one guest (GA Gov. Lester Maddox walked out angrily during one interview). Cavett was intelligent and witty, ... See full summary »

Stars: Dick Cavett, Bobby Rosengarden, Fred Foy, Muhammad Ali

Votes: 425

33. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)

105 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.4
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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Doc Severinsen, Skitch Henderson

Votes: 2,471

34. Get a Life (1990–1992)

30 min | Comedy, Fantasy

8.4
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The misadventures of a 30-year-old paper-boy (played by Late Night alum Chris Elliot) and his wacky parents. Such show topics included the eating of a space alien, a robotic paper-boy and ... See full summary »

Stars: Chris Elliott, Bob Elliott, Robin Riker, Elinor Donahue

Votes: 1,851

35. The David Frost Show (1969–1972)

90 min | Talk-Show

8.4
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American show featuring the popular British talk show host.

Stars: David Frost, Gerri Granger, Tiny Tim, Dana Valery

Votes: 114

36. Bob & Ray, Jane, Laraine & Gilda (TV Special) (1979)

75 min | Comedy

8.4
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A series of skits feature the Finley Quality Network and its many quality TV shows.

Director: Dave Wilson | Stars: Bob Elliott, Ray Goulding, Jane Curtin, Laraine Newman

Votes: 31

37. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: 1977 2000 (1992)

Comedy, Fantasy

8.4
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The sad story of Gus's dismissal from the police force fifteen years ago inspires Chris to travel back through time and attempt to set things right.

Director: David Mirkin | Stars: Chris Elliott, Brian Doyle-Murray, Robin Riker, Elinor Donahue

Votes: 38

38. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: Girlfriend 2000 (1992)

Comedy, Fantasy

8.4
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Chris falls in love with a woman who hit him with her car and starts stalking her.

Director: David Mirkin | Stars: Chris Elliott, Brian Doyle-Murray, Robin Riker, Elinor Donahue

Votes: 36

39. Action Family (1986 TV Movie)

30 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.3
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At work, Chris is a hardboiled no-nonsense detective who's investigating a series of brutal murders of jazz musicians. At home, he's a family man straight out of sitcom who has to satisfy every whim of his wife and kids.

Director: Gary Weis | Stars: Chance Bassett, Jimmy Butts, Eyde Byrde, George Ede

Votes: 127

40. The Bob & Ray Show (1951–1953)

15 min | Comedy

8.3
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Stars: Bob Elliott, Ray Goulding, Cloris Leachman, Audrey Meadows

Votes: 12

41. The NBC Comedy Hour (1956– )

60 min | Comedy, Musical

8.3
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Stars: Jonathan Winters, Hy Averback, Gale Storm, Stan Freberg

Votes: 7

42. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: Larry on the Loose (1991)

Comedy, Fantasy

8.3
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After listening to Chris reminding him of what a living hell his life truly is, Larry runs away. So Chris goes in search of Larry and thinks he found him - but it's actually just a hobo who doesn't speak any English.

Director: David Mirkin | Stars: Chris Elliott, Brian Doyle-Murray, Robin Riker, Elinor Donahue

Votes: 30

43. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: Prisoner of Love (1991)

Comedy, Fantasy

8.3
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Director: David Mirkin | Stars: Chris Elliott, Brian Doyle-Murray, Robin Riker, Elinor Donahue

Votes: 38

44. FDR: A One Man Show (1987 TV Movie)

30 min | Biography, Comedy

8.2
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Chris Elliot plays FDR in his live "One Man Show" about the life and times of the president, however, he looks and sounds nothing like the man and he re-enacts events from Roosevelt's life that never happened.

Director: Matt Wickline | Stars: Chris Elliott, Marv Albert, Bob Elliott, Mark Allen

Votes: 82

45. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

8.1
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A famous guest host stars in parodies and sketches created by the cast of this witty show.

Stars: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond, Kenan Thompson

Votes: 35,930

46. Newhart (1982–1990)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy

7.8
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The misadventures of an author turned innkeeper in rural Vermont and his friends.

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

Votes: 4,182

47. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

7.8
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The classic prime time variety show most famous for its vaudeville acts and rock music performances.

Stars: Ed Sullivan, Johnny Wayne, Frank Shuster, Roberta Peters

Votes: 882

48. The Tonight Show (1962)

105 min | Talk-Show

7.7
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Interim version of the talk show that aired between the departure of Jack Paar and the arrival of Johnny Carson.

Stars: Skitch Henderson, Hugh Downs, Ed Herlihy, Merv Griffin

Votes: 94

49. Between Time and Timbuktu (1972 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.7
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A poet-astronaut is shot through an area of space called the Chronosynclastic Infundibulum. He is duplicated into infinite copies of himself, each of whom finds himself in a bizarre ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Barzyk | Stars: 'Cousin Brucie' Morrow, Dortha Duckworth, William Hickey, Ray Goulding

Votes: 131

50. The Name's the Same (1951–1955)

30 min | Family, Game-Show

7.7
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Guests who have the same name as famous persons, fictional characters, or things, are quizzed by celebrity panelists who try to determine their name. Each panelist has ten questions; if ... See full summary »

Stars: Joan Alexander, Robert Q. Lewis, Roger Price, Meredith Willson

Votes: 61