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1. Studio 57 (1954–1958)

30 min | Drama, Family

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This dramatic-anthology series went into open syndication when the DuMont Television Network ceased operations.

Stars: Paul Bryar, Tim Graham, Marguerite Chapman, Robert Armstrong

2. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)

25 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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Master of suspense Alfred Hitchcock presents several short stories. The stories are invariably surprising, often containing elements of horror, comedy, suspense, and the supernatural.

Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Harry Tyler, John Williams, Patricia Hitchcock

3. Citizen Kane (1941)

Approved | 119 min | Drama, Mystery

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Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.

Writers: Herman J. Mankiewicz, Orson Welles | Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead

4. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.5
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Stars: Walt Disney, Kevin Corcoran, Paul Frees, Slim Pickens

5. Medic (1954–1956)

30 min | Drama

8.5
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Highlights the personal and professional lives of a group of doctors and surgeons headed by Dr. Konrad Styner. One of the first medical shows on TV that paid strict attention to detail, and... See full summary »

Creator: James E. Moser | Stars: Richard Boone, Mary Stewart, Jean Engstrom, Robert Bray

6. I Remember Mama (1948)

Approved | 134 min | Drama, Family

8.4
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The ups and downs of a Norwegian immigrant family, circa 1910.

Writers: DeWitt Bodeen, John Van Druten, Kathryn Forbes | Director: George Stevens | Stars: Irene Dunne, Barbara Bel Geddes, Oskar Homolka, Philip Dorn

7. Stories of the Century (1954– )
Episode: Milt Sharp (1955)

Western

8.4
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Writer: Maurice Tombragel | Director: Franklin Adreon | Stars: Jim Davis, Kristine Miller, Don 'Red' Barry, William Tannen

8. Cavalcade of America (1952–1957)

60 min | Drama

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Stars: Richard Gaines, Raymond Greenleaf, James Seay, Robert Foulk

9. The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (1953–1955)

30 min | Drama

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Stars: Arlene Dahl, Dorothy Green, William Phipps, Eve Miller

10. Emergency! (1972–1979)
Episode: Brushfire (1972)

51 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.3
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Station 51 is called up to fight a wildfire. John and Roy rescue an elderly woman and her sister, treat an injured fireman, deliver a baby, catch a looter, and find a boy's lost dog.

Creators: Harold Jack Bloom, Robert A. Cinader | Director: Hollingsworth Morse | Stars: Robert Fuller, Julie London, Bobby Troup, Randolph Mantooth

11. Ace in the Hole (1951)

Not Rated | 111 min | Drama, Film-Noir

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72 Metascore

A frustrated former big-city journalist now stuck working for an Albuquerque newspaper exploits a story about a man trapped in a cave to re-jump start his career, but the situation quickly escalates into an out-of-control circus.

Writers: Billy Wilder, Lesser Samuels, Walter Newman | Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling, Robert Arthur, Porter Hall

12. Rescue 8 (1958– )

30 min | Drama

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The experiences of two rescue specialists with the L.A. County Fire Department, whose job is to rescue people from dangerous, life-threatening situations (car accidents, cave-ins, stranded ... See full summary »

Stars: Jim Davis, Lang Jeffries, Nancy Rennick, Mary K. Cleary

13. State Trooper (1956– )

30 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

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Rod Blake, a State Trooper is an officer of the Nevada Department of Public Safety. The setting is in the 1950s American West.

Stars: Rod Cameron, Robert Armstrong, Don Haggerty, Paul Stader

14. The Ford Television Theatre (1952–1957)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

8.2
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Stars: Philip Carey, Willis Bouchey, Laraine Day, Thomas Mitchell

15. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

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Marshal Matt Dillon keeps the peace in the rough and tumble Dodge City.

Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

16. Cheyenne (1955–1963)

60 min | Western

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After the Civil war adventurer Cheyenne Bodie roamed the west looking for fights, women and bad guys to beat up. His job changed from episode to episode.

Stars: Clint Walker, Clyde Howdy, Chuck Hicks, Lane Chandler

17. Rope (1948)

PG | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Two young men strangle their "inferior" classmate, hide his body in their apartment, and invite his friends and family to a dinner party as a means to challenge the "perfection" of their crime.

Writers: Hume Cronyn, Patrick Hamilton, Arthur Laurents | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: James Stewart, John Dall, Farley Granger, Dick Hogan

18. You Are There (1953–1957)

30 min | Drama, History

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Walter Cronkite hosted the reenactments of historical events. Shows included "The Landing of the Hindenburg", "The Salem Witchcraft Trials", "The Gettysburg Address", "The Fall of Troy", and "The Scuttling of the Graf Spee".

Stars: Walter Cronkite, Paul Birch, E.G. Marshall, Todd Hunter

19. Fireside Theatre (1949–1955)

30 min | Drama

8.1
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Stars: Gene Raymond, John Warburton, Nolan Leary, Dabbs Greer

20. Emergency! (1972–1979)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

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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

21. The Big Heat (1953)

Approved | 90 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

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Tough cop Dave Bannion takes on a politically powerful crime syndicate.

Writers: Sydney Boehm, William P. McGivern | Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Glenn Ford, Gloria Grahame, Jocelyn Brando, Alexander Scourby

22. The Whistler (1954– )

30 min | Mystery

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Stars: William Forman, Arthur Franz, Dorothy Green, Allan Ray

23. The Lineup (1954–1960)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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Stars: Warner Anderson, Tom Tully, Marshall Reed, Ruta Lee

24. Coronado 9 (1960– )

30 min | Crime

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A former Naval intelligence officer works as a private detective in San Diego, California.

Stars: Rod Cameron, Vaughn Taylor, Sue Ane Langdon, Walter Reed

25. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
Episode: The Manacled (1957)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Shackled prisoner Stephen Fontaine tries to tries to negotiate an escape from Sergeant Rockwell while en route to San Quentin.

Writers: Stirling Silliphant, A. Sanford Wolfe | Director: Robert Stevens | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Gary Merrill, William Redfield, Rusty Lane

26. The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

Approved | 92 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.9
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An alien lands and tells the people of Earth that they must live peacefully or be destroyed as a danger to other planets.

Writers: Edmund H. North, Harry Bates | Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe, Sam Jaffe

27. Wagon Train (1957–1965)

75 min | Western

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Stories of the journeys of a wagon train as it leaves post-Civil War Missouri on its way to California through the plains, deserts and Rocky Mountains. The first treks were led by gruff, ... See full summary »

Stars: Frank McGrath, Terry Wilson, Robert Horton, John McIntire

28. Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond (1959–1961)

Approved | 25 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

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Produced at the same time as the more well-known Twilight Zone, this series fed the nation's growing interest in paranormal suspense in a different way. Rather than creating fictional ... See full summary »

Creator: Merwin Gerard | Stars: John Newland, Robert Douglas, Will J. White, Olan Soule

29. Colt .45 (1957–1960)

30 min | Western

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Christopher Colt was apparently a gun salesman but was in fact a government agent tracking down notorious bad guys. His cousin Sam took the lead when the studio had contract disputes with the original star.

Stars: Wayde Preston, Kenneth MacDonald, Donald May, Don 'Red' Barry

30. Swing Out the Blues (1943)

Approved | 73 min | Comedy, Music

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Writers: Dorcas Cochran, Doris Malloy | Director: Malcolm St. Clair | Stars: Bob Haymes, Lynn Merrick, The Vagabonds, Janis Carter

31. Cheyenne (1955–1963)
Episode: Apache Blood (1960)

60 min | Western

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Mickey was abducted as a child by the Apaches. When he returns to his native whites, he learns of their ways -- not all of them good.

Writer: Gerald Drayson Adams | Director: William J. Hole Jr. | Stars: Clint Walker, Scott Marlowe, Lisa Montell, Stuart Randall

32. The Restless Gun (1957–1959)

30 min | Western

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Stars: John Payne, Dan Blocker, Stuart Randall, Jeanne Bates

33. Caged (1950)

96 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

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A naive nineteen year old widow becomes coarsened and cynical when she is sent to a woman's prison and is exposed to hardened criminals and sadistic guards.

Writers: Virginia Kellogg, Bernard C. Schoenfeld | Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Eleanor Parker, Agnes Moorehead, Ellen Corby, Hope Emerson

34. Stories of the Century (1954– )

30 min | Western

7.8
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Railroad detective Matt Clark roams the west, tracking down outlaws and bandits who are preying on the railroad.

Stars: Jim Davis, Mary Castle, Kristine Miller, Pat Hogan

35. Shane (1953)

Approved | 118 min | Drama, Western

7.7
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A weary gunfighter attempts to settle down with a homestead family, but a smoldering settler/rancher conflict forces him to act.

Writers: A.B. Guthrie Jr., Jack Sher, Jack Schaefer | Director: George Stevens | Stars: Alan Ladd, Jean Arthur, Van Heflin, Brandon De Wilde

36. The Millionaire (1955–1960)

30 min | Drama

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In this hit 1950's TV series, a millionaire indulges himself giving away one million dollars apiece to persons that he has never met.

Stars: Marvin Miller, Paul Frees, Roy Gordon, Russ Conway

37. Chevron Hall of Stars (1956– )

Drama

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Stars: Don Taylor, James Whitmore, Richard Reeves, William Boyett

38. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

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Live dramatic shows featuring Hollywood stars. Initially, the show was a 30-minute weekly show but when it moved to NBC in August 1954, the show was extended to 60-minutes and the plays ... See full summary »

Stars: Ken Carpenter, Jay Jackson, Otto Kruger, Gordon MacRae

39. Space Patrol (1950–1955)

30 min | Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure

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Commander Corey and youthful Cadet Happy roam the 30th century universe in their ship "Terra" fighting super-villains Mr. Proteus and Prince Baccarratti and other badguys. Captured badguys ... See full summary »

Creator: Mike Moser | Stars: Ed Kemmer, Lyn Osborn, Nina Bara, Ken Mayer

40. Outlaws (1960–1962)

60 min | Western

7.6
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The adventures of a marshal and his young deputies in a section of Oklahoma infested with bandit gangs, gunmen and robbers.

Stars: Don Collier, Barton MacLane, Bruce Yarnell, Slim Pickens

41. Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (1955–1958)

30 min | Drama

7.6
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Stars: Jane Wyman, Paul Bryar, Edith Evanson, Anthony Eustrel

42. Your Jeweler's Showcase (1952–1953)

30 min | Drama

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Stars: Sheldon Leonard, Jack Kruschen, Steve Brodie, Bob Sweeney

43. The Loretta Young Show (1953–1961)

30 min | Drama

7.5
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A drama anthology series hosted by actress Loretta Young. In addition to hosting the seres, she played the lead in various episodes.

Stars: Loretta Young, John Milton Kennedy, Robert Foulk, John Newland

44. Woman of the Year (1942)

Passed | 114 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

7.4
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Rival reporters Sam and Tess fall in love and get married, only to find their relationship strained when Sam comes to resent Tess' hectic lifestyle.

Writers: Ring Lardner Jr., Michael Kanin | Director: George Stevens | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Fay Bainter, Reginald Owen

45. Bachelor Father (1957–1962)

30 min | Comedy

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Never-married attorney Bentley Gregg took on the task (with help from his "houseboy", Peter) of raising his young niece Kelly, after her parents died in an accident. The job was easier when... See full summary »

Stars: John Forsythe, Noreen Corcoran, Sammee Tong, Bernadette Withers

46. The Frank Sinatra Show (1957–1960)

30 min | Drama, Music

7.4
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Stars: Frank Sinatra, Jesse White, Nancy Sinatra, Bing Crosby

47. Bachelor Father (1957–1962)
Episode: Bentley and the Revolving Housekeepers (1957)

30 min | Comedy

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Uncle Bentley feels that Kelly could benefit from some female supervision, so he hires a lady housekeeper, much to Peter's chagrin.

Writers: Arthur Alsberg, Nate Monaster | Director: Jerry Hopper | Stars: John Forsythe, Noreen Corcoran, Sammee Tong, Edith Evanson

48. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Father's Love (1964)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

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A saloon girl spurns a man's advances in Wichita and moves to Dodge, where she becomes a respectable married woman, only to be confronted with her past when she discovers that her rancher husband is the nephew of the man she refused.

Writer: John Meston | Director: Harry Harris | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Burt Reynolds

49. The Restless Gun (1957–1959)
Episode: Jebediah Bonner (1958)

30 min | Western

7.4
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Writers: Frank Burt, Will Cook, John Payne | Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: John Payne, James Best, Jean Allison, Read Morgan

50. The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (1955–1961)

30 min | Western

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Marshal Earp keeps the law, first in Kansas and later in Arizona, using his over-sized pistols and a variety of sidekicks. Most of the saga is based loosely on fact, with historical badguys... See full summary »

Stars: Hugh O'Brian, Jimmy Noel, Ethan Laidlaw, Bill Coontz