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1. Stoney Burke (1962–1963)
Episode: The Journey (1963)

Drama, Sport, Western

9.9
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A hand injury forces Stoney to drop out of competition, and he is then offered a new job helping to purchase and deliver horses to take to the slaughterhouse. Very reluctantly, he accepts, but soon wishes he hadn't.

Director: Leslie Stevens | Stars: Jack Lord, Warren Oates, Robert Dowdell, Peter Mark Richman

Votes: 9

2. Ben Casey (1961–1966)
Episode: Courage at 3:00 A.M. (1964)

60 min | Drama

9.6
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A biochemist with cancer wants a pain-killing operation.

Director: John Erman | Stars: Vince Edwards, Sam Jaffe, Whit Bissell, Booth Colman

Votes: 5

3. The 35th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (1983 TV Special)

9.4
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Director: Steve Binder | Stars: Joan Rivers, Eddie Murphy, Alan Alda, Debbie Allen

Votes: 54

4. Remembering 'Roots' (2002 Video)

19 min | Documentary, Short

8.8
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Director: Jeffrey Lerner | Stars: John Amos, Edward Asner, William Blinn, Georg Stanford Brown

Votes: 8

5. Stoney Burke (1962–1963)
Episode: Cousin Eunice (1962)

Drama, Sport, Western

8.8
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EJ's "Calamity Jane" like cousin Eunice comes to town. Stoney helps her to clean up and look pretty so that she can take a job as a trick rider. She develops a crush on Stoney.

Director: Tom Gries | Stars: Jack Lord, Warren Oates, Robert Dowdell, Bruce Dern

Votes: 5

6. Profiles in Courage (1964–1965)

30 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.7
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This anthology series presented episodes in the lives of true-life historical personages who each faced a terrible crisis in their life.

Stars: Gene Darfler, John Hoyt, Walter Matthau, Simon Oakland

Votes: 45

7. My Favorite Martian (1963–1966)
Episode: TV or Not TV (1966)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

8.7
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Martin's internal transmitter is short circuiting. Intermittently, he becomes 'the' television transmitter worldwide, overtaking all regular television programming. His eyes are the camera.... See full summary »

Director: John Erman | Stars: Ray Walston, Bill Bixby, Conrad Janis, Patricia Smith

Votes: 11

8. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1991)

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.6
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A Disney-produced anthology covering many different genres.

Stars: Walt Disney, Paul Frees, Clarence Nash, Slim Pickens

Votes: 1,175

9. Eleanor, First Lady of the World (1982 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.5
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Biography of former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt, who forged a new role for herself in the years after her husband's death.

Director: John Erman | Stars: Jean Stapleton, Kabir Bedi, Coral Browne, Dorothy Dells

Votes: 93

10. Stoney Burke (1962–1963)
Episode: Joby (1963)

Drama, Sport, Western

8.5
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After a simple-minded stable boy helps Stoney and Ves by subduing two men trying to rob the rodeo office, he begs Stoney not to tell the press his name. But an ambitious and unscrupulous ... See full summary »

Director: John Erman | Stars: Jack Lord, Robert Duvall, James Patterson, Frank Overton

Votes: 8

11. Family (1976–1980)
Episode: Skeleton in the Closet (1976)

Drama, Family

8.5
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Doug must face his sister Emily's alcoholism. Buddy tries to help a senior citizen she spots shoplifting food from the supermarket.

Director: John Erman | Stars: Sada Thompson, James Broderick, Gary Frank, Kristy McNichol

Votes: 8

12. M*A*S*H (1972–1983)

TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy, Drama, War

8.4
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The staff of an army hospital in the Korean war find that laughter is the best way to deal with their situation.

Stars: Alan Alda, Wayne Rogers, Loretta Swit, Jamie Farr

Votes: 41,043

13. Star Trek (1966–1969)

TV-PG | 50 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

8.4
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Captain James T. Kirk and the crew of the Starship Enterprise explore the galaxy and defend the United Federation of Planets.

Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, Nichelle Nichols

Votes: 57,328

14. Roots (1977– )

TV-14 | 570 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.4
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A dramatization of author Alex Haley's family line from ancestor Kunta Kinte's enslavement to his descendants' liberation.

Stars: LeVar Burton, Todd Bridges, Robert Reed, John Amos

Votes: 12,877

15. Navy Log (1955–1958)

30 min | History, War

8.4
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Showed featured dramatic reenactments of true Naval events taken from the files of the Defense Department. The episodes generally featured little known actors although better known performers sometimes hosted.

Stars: Robert Carson, Robert Shayne, George Conrad, John Close

Votes: 76

16. Marcus Welby, M.D. (1969–1976)
Episode: Child of Silence (1974)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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Dr. Welby treats a young girl who almost drowned. His biggest challenge is getting through to the girl's mother who adamantly will not let her hearing-impaired daughter be seen by a specialist.

Director: John Erman | Stars: Robert Young, James Brolin, Elena Verdugo, Lois Nettleton

Votes: 8

17. My Favorite Martian (1963–1966)
Episode: Keep Me from the Church on Time (1965)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

8.4
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Martin has a futuroid camera, something takes takes photos of the future. To show Tim how it works, Martin snaps a photo of him 24 hours into the future. Martin and Tim are shocked to see a... See full summary »

Director: John Erman | Stars: Ray Walston, Bill Bixby, Yvonne Craig, Parley Baer

Votes: 8

18. My Favorite Martian (1963–1966)
Episode: Martin of the Movies (1965)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

8.4
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Martin repairs his CCTBS, but hasn't fined tuned it enough to get precisely back to 1963. The closest he can currently get to is 1945. But it's back to 1925 that he currently has his eye on... See full summary »

Director: John Erman | Stars: Ray Walston, Bill Bixby, Arlene Martel, Leon Askin

Votes: 11

19. Roots (1977– )
Episode: Part II (1977)

TV-14 | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.4
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Despite a violent rebellion, the slave ship Lord Ligonier completes its voyage and Kunta Kinte endures the indiginity of an Annapolis slave auction. Fiddler, the slave in charge of Kunta's ... See full summary »

Director: John Erman | Stars: Maya Angelou, Edward Asner, Louis Gossett Jr., Lorne Greene

Votes: 127

20. An Early Frost (1985 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama

8.3
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A young lawyer hasn't told his parents about his homosexuality. Now he must tell them--at a time when the diagnosis was still a death sentence--that he has AIDS.

Director: John Erman | Stars: Gena Rowlands, Ben Gazzara, Sylvia Sidney, Aidan Quinn

Votes: 1,567

21. Occasional Wife (1966–1967)

30 min | Comedy

8.3
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A junior executive convinces his female friend to pretend to be his wife so he can move ahead in his company.

Stars: Michael Callan, Patricia Harty, Jack Collins, Bryan O'Byrne

Votes: 50

22. Stoney Burke (1962–1963)
Episode: Fight Night (1962)

60 min | Drama, Sport, Western

8.3
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Political rivals in Kate City use the rodeo and a prizefighter as pawns in their grudge match. When the boxing interests attempt to bully the rodeo into postponing its event, Stoney sets out to fight city hall.

Director: Leslie Stevens | Stars: Jack Lord, Warren Oates, Robert Dowdell, Bruce Dern

Votes: 7

23. The Outer Limits (1963–1965)
Episode: The Man Who Was Never Born (1963)

TV-PG | 51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

8.3
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Earth awaits a terrible fate in the far future, so a 20th Century astronaut and a typically hideously malformed future Earthling go back in time hoping to change history. They target a ... See full summary »

Director: Leonard Horn | Stars: Martin Landau, Shirley Knight, John Considine, Maxine Stuart

Votes: 365

24. The Outer Limits (1963–1965)

TV-PG | 51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

8.2
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An anthology series of insightful science fiction tales.

Stars: Bob Johnson, Ben Wright, William Douglas, Robert Culp

Votes: 5,248

25. Judd for the Defense (1967–1969)

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.2
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High-priced Houston lawyer Clinton Judd, and his assistant Ben Caldwell, take cases throughout the USA. The program dealt with then-taboo subjects.

Stars: Carl Betz, Stephen Young, Walter Brooke, John Dehner

Votes: 136

26. Stoney Burke (1962–1963)

60 min | Drama, Sport, Western

8.2
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Stoney Burke is a rodeo rider who wants to win the Golden Buckle, the award to the world's champion saddle bronco rider. He didn't win it but he encountered a considerable amount of ... See full summary »

Stars: Jack Lord, Warren Oates, Robert Dowdell, Bill Hart

Votes: 108

27. The Outer Limits (1963–1965)
Episode: A Feasibility Study (1964)

TV-PG | 51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

8.2
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The inhabitants of a typical suburban street find that they've been abducted by a diseased alien race, which wants to discover if humans will make suitable slaves for them.

Director: Byron Haskin | Stars: Sam Wanamaker, Phyllis Love, Joyce Van Patten, David Opatoshu

Votes: 250

28. Queen (1993– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1993)

Drama, Romance

8.2
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Director: John Erman | Stars: Ann-Margret, Patricia Clarkson, Tim Daly, Ossie Davis

Votes: 12

29. My Favorite Martian (1963–1966)
Episode: The O'Hara Caper (1965)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

8.2
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Tim wants to use Martin's CCTBS to go back to today's lunch hour. He missed the biggest news story of the year - a robbery of the Beaudelaire jewels, worth $2.5 million - and has been ... See full summary »

Director: John Erman | Stars: Ray Walston, Bill Bixby, Alan Hewitt, Howard Morton

Votes: 6

30. The Outer Limits (1963–1965)
Episode: The Sixth Finger (1963)

TV-PG | 51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

8.2
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A scientist experimenting with speeding up human evolution, hires on uneducated, but bright Gwyllim, from the nearby Welsh mining town. He proves a devoted lab assistant, but not content to... See full summary »

Director: James Goldstone | Stars: David McCallum, Jill Haworth, Edward Mulhare, Nora Marlowe

Votes: 387

31. Gomer Pyle: USMC (1964–1969)
Episode: Win-A-Date (1969)

30 min | Comedy, War

8.2
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Sergeant Carter goes on a dating game, Gomer ends up pulled into the show as contestant #3 and wins. Both Miss Bunny and Lou-Ann are upset that their men went on a dating show.

Director: John Erman | Stars: Jim Nabors, Frank Sutton, Ronnie Schell, Elizabeth MacRae

Votes: 21

32. 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.

Stars: David Janssen, William Conrad, Barry Morse, Paul Birch

Votes: 2,484

33. The Bob Newhart Show (1972–1978)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy

8.1
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The professional and personal misadventures of a psychologist and his family, patients, friends and colleagues.

Stars: Bob Newhart, Suzanne Pleshette, Bill Daily, Marcia Wallace

Votes: 3,548

34. My Favorite Martian (1963–1966)
Episode: Doggone Martian (1966)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

8.1
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Tim finds a lost dog and brings him home hoping that Martin can find out from the dog where he lives. It ends up not being lucky for Martin since the dog, Tutu, drinks Martin, turning Tutu ... See full summary »

Director: John Erman | Stars: Ray Walston, Bill Bixby, Sarah Marshall, James Frawley

Votes: 7

35. Queen (1993– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1993)

Drama, Romance

8.1
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Director: John Erman | Stars: Ann-Margret, Patricia Clarkson, Tim Daly, Ossie Davis

Votes: 11

36. The Outer Limits (1963–1965)
Episode: Nightmare (1963)

TV-PG | 51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

8.1
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A stranded team of soldiers are captured and experimented on by demonic looking aliens.

Director: John Erman | Stars: James Shigeta, Ed Nelson, Martin Sheen, Bill Gunn

Votes: 298

37. My Favorite Martian (1963–1966)
Episode: Tim and Tim Again (1965)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

8.1
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Martin has transformed his duplicating machine to have the duplicates become permanent instead of just temporary. He unfortunately duplicates Tim. So Martin goes off to get a mineral needed... See full summary »

Director: John Erman | Stars: Ray Walston, Bill Bixby, Lauren Gilbert, Melinda O. Fee

Votes: 7

38. My Favorite Martian (1963–1966)
Episode: Who's Got a Secret? (1965)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

8.1
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Martin's "EWS" or Early Warning System - which is akin to human intuition - is going crazy. He soon finds out the cause is Mrs. Brown's big talking mooching brother, Alvin Wannamaker, who ... See full summary »

Director: John Erman | Stars: Ray Walston, Bill Bixby, Pamela Britton, Gavin MacLeod

Votes: 8

39. My Favorite Martian (1963–1966)
Episode: Avenue C Mob (1965)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

8.0
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Martin temporarily ages himself four hundred Martian years. He has been studying human old age, and figures one can only fully understand it by experiencing it. The one benefit however is ... See full summary »

Director: John Erman | Stars: Ray Walston, Bill Bixby, Lurene Tuttle, Nydia Westman

Votes: 5

40. Family (1976–1980)
Episode: Coming Apart (1976)

60 min | Drama, Family

8.0
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When Buddy gets a part-time job at a bakery, Willie is smitten with the owner, Big Al. Meanwhile, Nancy finds herself in a romantic triangle between Peter, her former college professor, and ex-husband Jeff, anxious for a reconciliation.

Director: John Erman | Stars: Sada Thompson, James Broderick, Gary Frank, Kristy McNichol

Votes: 8

41. Queen (1993– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1993)

96 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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Part 1 develops the relationship between James Jackson, Jr., a rich plantation owner's son, and Easter, a slave.

Director: John Erman | Stars: Christopher Allport, Ann-Margret, Bob Banks, Suzi Bass

Votes: 9

42. My Favorite Martian (1963–1966)
Episode: My Nut Cup Runneth Over (1966)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

8.0
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Martin's malfunctioning molecular reassembler is what Tim uses to accidentally turn a squirrel into a human being. Martin has to fix the reassembler within 8 hours or else "Red" as they've ... See full summary »

Director: John Erman | Stars: Ray Walston, Bill Bixby, Pamela Britton, Alan Hewitt

Votes: 9

43. Family (1976–1980)
Episode: Point of Departure (1976)

Drama, Family

8.0
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During a string of burglaries that sweeps through the neighborhood and tests the family, Doug resents Willie's attitude towards life and work.

Director: John Erman | Stars: Sada Thompson, James Broderick, Elayne Heilveil, Gary Frank

Votes: 10

44. The Outer Limits (1963–1965)
Episode: The Architects of Fear (1963)

TV-PG | 51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

8.0
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A secret group of scientists decide to surgically alter one of their members into an 'alien', in order to convince the world that an alien invasion is imminent. They hope that such a threat... See full summary »

Director: Byron Haskin | Stars: Robert Culp, Leonard Stone, Martin Wolfson, Geraldine Brooks

Votes: 400

45. The Outer Limits (1963–1965)
Episode: The Zanti Misfits (1963)

TV-PG | 51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

8.0
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The perfectionist rulers of the planet Zanti have solved the problem of what to do with their non desirable citizens...they are incapable of executing their own species so they have exiled ... See full summary »

Director: Leonard Horn | Stars: Michael Tolan, Olive Deering, Robert F. Simon, Claude Woolman

Votes: 334

46. My Favorite Martian (1963–1966)
Episode: When a Martian Makes His Violin Cry (1966)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

8.0
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Mrs. Brown's purse is stolen at a carnival. Det. Brennan automatically suspects Raymond, a gypsy, only because the detective thinks all gypsies are crooked. Martin knows Raymond didn't do ... See full summary »

Director: John Erman | Stars: Ray Walston, Bill Bixby, Pamela Britton, Alan Hewitt

Votes: 6

47. The 38th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (1986 TV Special)

180 min | Family

7.9
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Director: Jeff Margolis | Stars: Steve Allen, Harry Anderson, Eve Arden, Bea Arthur

Votes: 8

48. Family (1976–1980)
Episode: Coming of Age (1976)

60 min | Drama, Family

7.9
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Buddy begins puberty. Nancy finds herself torn between Peter's proposal and her attraction to a stranger.

Director: John Erman | Stars: Sada Thompson, James Broderick, Gary Frank, Kristy McNichol

Votes: 13

49. Roots: The Next Generations (1979– )

840 min | Drama, History, War

7.8
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The dramatization of Alex Haley's family line from post Civil War America to the writer's search for his roots.

Stars: Dorian Harewood, Debbi Morgan, Paul Koslo, Stan Shaw

Votes: 1,913

50. Just Me and You (1978 TV Movie)

100 min | Comedy

7.8
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Director: John Erman | Stars: Louise Lasser, Charles Grodin, Michael Alldredge, Miriam Byrd-Nethery

Votes: 72