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1. Vacation Playhouse (1963–1967)

30 min | Drama, Comedy, Crime

8.8
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Summer replacement show featuring pilot programs that had not been sold.

Stars: Soupy Sales, Ned Glass, Sid Gould, Darryl Hickman

Votes: 17

2. Here's Hollywood (1960–1962)

30 min

8.8
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Hollywood celebrities are interviewed, often at their homes.

Stars: Dean Miller, Helen O'Connell, Jack Linkletter, Joanne Jordan

Votes: 68

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

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.7
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A Disney-produced anthology covering many different genres.

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

Votes: 1,050

4. Grindl (1963–1964)

30 min | Comedy

8.7
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Grindl is an employee of Foster Temporary Service and her boss Anson Foster accepts a variety of jobs for his employees. Grindl works at everything from babysitting to theater ticket-taker ... See full summary »

Stars: Imogene Coca, James Millhollin, Dee J. Thompson, Frank De Vol

Votes: 37

5. Rawhide (1959–1965)
Episode: Incident at Hourglass (1964)

60 min | Western

8.7
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Favor visits an Army camp building a dam to ask for a delay to move the herd. He finds a childhood friend who asks him to stay for dinner with her and her husband who is in charge. He gets the meal and a charge of murder for killing a Lt.

Director: Christian Nyby | Stars: Eric Fleming, Clint Eastwood, Paul Brinegar, James Murdock

Votes: 18

6. The Virginian (1962–1971)
Episode: Stopover (1969)

TV-PG | 73 min | Western

8.7
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Gunman Frank Hammel's arrival on the stage upsets people in Medicine Bow who believe he may be after them. Having saved The Virginian's life ten years earlier, The Virginian takes an active role in calming fears and stopping any killing.

Director: Joel Rogosin | Stars: John McIntire, Doug McClure, David Hartman, Sara Lane

Votes: 16

7. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Owney Tupper Had a Daughter (1964)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.6
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To earn money to recover the custody of his daughter, an aging man accepts the job of Dodge's first in-town hangman, work no one else wants.

Director: Jerry Hopper | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Burt Reynolds, Jay C. Flippen

Votes: 50

8. The Name of the Game (1968–1971)
Episode: The Incomparable Connie Walker (1969)

75 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.6
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Mayor Conway Walker is the victim of a smear campaign - or is he really corrupt? Jeff Dillon finds himself questioning his own loyalty.

Director: Abner Biberman | Stars: Anthony Franciosa, Ivan Dixon, Jay C. Flippen, Bernie Hamilton

Votes: 10

9. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.5
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Stars: Richard Joy, Charles Bickford, Kim Hunter, Malcolm Atterbury

Votes: 190

10. The Ford Television Theatre (1952–1957)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

8.5
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The show started in New York with Broadway actors. It then moved to Hollywood where Hollywood actors headed the cast.

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

Votes: 89

11. The Sound of Anger (1968 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

8.5
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A young man is arrested on suspicion of sabotaging the plane of his girlfriend's father, a wealthy man who despises him.

Director: Michael Ritchie | Stars: Burl Ives, Guy Stockwell, James Farentino, Dorothy Provine

Votes: 20

12. Burke's Law (1963–1966)
Episode: Who Killed Holly Howard? (1963)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.5
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Model Holly Howard is found murdered, and the only clues seem to link a trio of wealthy Texans to her death.

Director: Hy Averback | Stars: Gene Barry, Gary Conway, Regis Toomey, Leon Lontoc

Votes: 26

13. The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961–1966)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.4
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The misadventures of a TV writer both at work and at home.

Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore, Rose Marie, Morey Amsterdam

Votes: 5,939

14. Thriller (1960–1962)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

8.4
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Anthology series hosted by Boris Karloff that originally told ordinary tales of crime and mystery, but later became a showcase for gothic horror stories, many of which were based on works ... See full summary »

Stars: Boris Karloff, Richard Peel, Henry Daniell, David Frankham

Votes: 820

15. Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (1958–1960)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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Stars: Desi Arnaz, Betty Furness, Bruce Gordon, Keenan Wynn

Votes: 74

16. The Best of the Post (1960– )

30 min | Drama

8.4
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A syndicated anthology series adapted from stories published in the Saturday Evening Post magazine.

Stars: John Conte, Karl Swenson, Alan Lee, Burt Douglas

Votes: 14

17. The 20th Century-Fox Hour (1955–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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An Anthology of mini-features, new productions largely consisted of hasty retreads of successful Fox movies.

Stars: Joseph Cotten, Carl Benton Reid, Grandon Rhodes, Robert Foulk

Votes: 82

18. The David Niven Show (1959– )

30 min | Drama

8.3
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David Niven introduced the dramas which made up this summer anthology, but he starred in only one of them.

Stars: David Niven, Dorothy Green, Stacy Harris, Wright King

Votes: 21

19. The Virginian (1962–1971)
Episode: The Barren Ground (1967)

TV-PG | 75 min | Western

8.3
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The Virginian returns a man he killed to his crippled father. After helping bury the body, the man has a heart attack. He asks The Virginian to try to bring his daughter back from the Shoshone to inherit his farm - with The Virginian.

Director: Abner Biberman | Stars: Charles Bickford, Doug McClure, Clu Gulager, Don Quine

Votes: 13

20. Burke's Law (1963–1966)
Episode: Who Killed Molly? (1964)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.3
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Housewife Molly Brown, a brunette, is found dead in her shower, the apparent victim of a fall and drowning. But the autopsy shows that she was strangled and the discovery of blond wig hairs... See full summary »

Director: Don Weis | Stars: Gene Barry, Gary Conway, Regis Toomey, Leon Lontoc

Votes: 18

21. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)

Approved | 30 min | Western

8.2
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A Civil War veteran with a sawed-off rifle as a holstered weapon makes a living as a bounty hunter in the Wild West of the 1870s.

Stars: Steve McQueen, Wright King, Olan Soule, Mort Mills

Votes: 1,213

22. Stagecoach West (1960–1961)

60 min | Western

8.2
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Simon is transporting a coffin when his stage is hijacked by men who want the body of the alleged war hero's inside, for ransom.

Stars: Wayne Rogers, Robert Bray, Richard Eyer, James Burke

Votes: 76

23. 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: 127

24. Goodyear Playhouse (1951–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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The show featured original plays plus plays adapted from works.

Stars: Walter Matthau, David White, Constance Ford, Gene Lyons

Votes: 39

25. The Untouchables (1959–1963)
Episode: Fall Guy (1962)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.2
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After mob hit man Frankie Gruder kills a warehouseman - and is almost nabbed by Eliot Ness and his men in the process - he turns to his old friend Julius Vernon to get him out of it. Vernon... See full summary »

Director: Bernard L. Kowalski | Stars: Robert Stack, Jay C. Flippen, Herschel Bernardi, Don Gordon

Votes: 20

26. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: Miracle at Pot Hole (1958)

Approved | 25 min | Western

8.2
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Randall brings a suspected murderer to Pot Hole, but fears the man won't receive a fair trial when he finds the townspeople in the grip of a power-mad bully who serves as the hanging judge over a kangaroo court.

Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: Steve McQueen, Steve Brodie, Anthony Caruso, Claire Carleton

Votes: 55

27. Rawhide (1959–1965)

50 min | Western

8.1
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Gil Favor is trail boss of a continuous cattle drive; he is assisted by Rowdy Yates. The crew runs into characters and adventures along the way.

Stars: Clint Eastwood, Paul Brinegar, Steve Raines, Eric Fleming

Votes: 2,156

28. The Untouchables (1959–1963)

50 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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Special Agent Eliot Ness and his elite team of incorruptable agents battle organized crime in 1930s Chicago.

Stars: Robert Stack, Walter Winchell, Nicholas Georgiade, Paul Picerni

Votes: 1,582

29. The Dick Powell Theatre (1961–1963)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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Powell served as host and, in early shows at least, occasional star in this dramatic anthology. It was his last television series and contained his last filmed acting (episode: 'The ... See full summary »

Stars: Dick Powell, David Niven, June Allyson, Oscar Beregi Jr.

Votes: 97

30. Here Come the Brides (1968–1970)
Episode: The She-Bear (1970)

60 min | Adventure, Western, Comedy

8.1
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Lottie's ex-husband comes to Seattle and demands that she pays him $5,000 to keep a secret about her past. When he is found dead Lottie becomes the prime suspect.

Director: William F. Claxton | Stars: Robert Brown, Bobby Sherman, David Soul, Bridget Hanley

Votes: 8

31. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.0
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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

Votes: 3,334

32. The Killing (1956)

Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

8.0
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Crooks plan and execute a daring race-track robbery.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Vince Edwards, Jay C. Flippen

Votes: 62,569

33. A Man Called Shenandoah (1965–1966)

30 min | Western

8.0
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A man shot and left for dead on the trail is found and revived. He has no recollection of his past and, calling himself Shenandoah, roams the West in search of his identity.

Stars: Robert Horton, Christopher Riordan, James Griffith, Gregory Walcott

Votes: 108

34. Kraft Suspense Theatre (1963–1965)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Kraft Suspense Theater was a anthogy series that featured a new cast and stories each week. It shared it's time slot with Kraft Music Hall that aired approximately once a month.

Stars: David Lewis, Francis De Sales, Harry Townes, Jack Kelly

Votes: 144

35. Stagecoach West (1960–1961)
Episode: Not in Our Stars (1961)

60 min | Western

8.0
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Simon Kane and Zeke Bonner's job offer to itinerant laborer Ben Wait involves the stagecoach line and its passengers with the vengeful Sutter clan. The old man blames Ben for the death of ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: Wayne Rogers, Richard Eyer, Robert Bray, Jay C. Flippen

Votes: 5

36. Follow the Sun (1961–1962)

60 min | Adventure

7.9
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The show follows the adventures of two free-lance magazine writers based in Hawaii.

Stars: Barry Coe, Brett Halsey, Jay Lanin, Gary Lockwood

Votes: 31

37. Who Killed the Mysterious Mr. Foster? (1971 TV Movie)

100 min | Western

7.9
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An alcoholic drifter decides to run for sheriff in a small town. However, in order to get elected, he must find out who killed a visiting preacher.

Director: Fielder Cook | Stars: Ernest Borgnine, Stephen R. Hudis, Judy Geeson, Will Geer

Votes: 24

38. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: The Prime of Life (1963)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

7.9
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Ben Cartwright doubts his fitness to run the Ponderosa when his impatience results in a logging camp accident that causes serious injury to himself and an old friend's death.

Director: Christian Nyby | Stars: Lorne Greene, Pernell Roberts, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon

Votes: 26

39. The Name of the Game (1968–1971)

90 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.8
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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: Gene Barry, Susan Saint James, Robert Stack, Anthony Franciosa

Votes: 337

40. Bus Stop (1961–1962)

60 min | Drama

7.8
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Grace owns the bus stop in Sunrise CO. She, waitress Elma, Sheriff Will and D.A. Glenn watch life through the stories which unfold as passengers arrive and then depart the small town.

Stars: Rhodes Reason, Richard Anderson, Joan Freeman, Marilyn Maxwell

Votes: 45

41. Alcoa Theatre (1957–1960)

30 min | Drama

7.8
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When The Alcoa Hour dramatic anthology series moved from Sunday night to Monday, both the name and the format were changed. Instead of having a completely different cast for each episode, ... See full summary »

Stars: David Niven, Jack Lemmon, Robert Ryan, Jack Carson

Votes: 34

42. Rawhide (1959–1965)
Episode: Incident of the Widowed Dove (1959)

Not Rated | 60 min | Western

7.8
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The drovers party in a small town but with big consequences. One drover is killed over a crooked roulette wheel and Rpwdy quits the drive to help a woman. Rowdy may pay with his life because the woman is the wife of the Marshal.

Director: Ted Post | Stars: Eric Fleming, Clint Eastwood, Sally Forrest, Jay C. Flippen

Votes: 56

43. The Virginian (1962–1971)
Episode: The Wolves Up Front, the Jackals Behind (1966)

TV-PG | 75 min | Western

7.8
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Randy goes to Montana to pick up a mare and see his childhood friend Georgie Sam with whom he plans to start a horse ranch. Randy is introduced to a rancher's daughter who he falls in love with but her family is suddenly in a crisis.

Director: Paul Stanley | Stars: Randy Boone, James Farentino, Donnelly Rhodes, Jay C. Flippen

Votes: 15

44. The Virginian (1962–1971)

TV-PG | 75 min | Western

7.7
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The Shiloh Ranch in Wyoming Territory of the 1890s is owned in sequence by Judge Garth, the Grainger brothers, and Col. MacKenzie. It is the setting for a variety of stories, many more ... See full summary »

Stars: James Drury, Doug McClure, Lee J. Cobb, Sara Lane

Votes: 1,096

45. Route 66 (1960–1964)

60 min | Adventure

7.7
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The adventures of two young drifters across America on Highway Route 66.

Stars: Martin Milner, George Maharis, Glenn Corbett, James Brown

Votes: 898

46. Winchester '73 (1950)

Approved | 92 min | Action, Drama, Western

7.7
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The journey of a prized rifle from one ill-fated owner to another parallels a cowboy's search for a murderous fugitive.

Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: James Stewart, Shelley Winters, Dan Duryea, Stephen McNally

Votes: 12,641

47. Wild River (1960)

Approved | 110 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.7
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A TVA bureaucrat comes to the river to do what none of his predecessors have been able to do - evict a stubborn octogenarian from her island before the rising waters engulf her.

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Montgomery Clift, Lee Remick, Jo Van Fleet, Albert Salmi

Votes: 3,355

48. Brute Force (1947)

Not Rated | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.7
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At a tough penitentiary, prisoner Joe Collins plans to rebel against Captain Munsey, the power-mad chief guard.

Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Hume Cronyn, Charles Bickford, Yvonne De Carlo

Votes: 6,405

49. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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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

Votes: 65

50. Bracken's World (1969–1970)

60 min | Drama

7.7
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Behind the scenes at the fictitious Century Studios in Hollywood, headed by the (initially) unseen John Bracken.

Stars: Elizabeth Allen, Peter Haskell, Linda Harrison, Laraine Stephens

Votes: 76