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1. Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000)
Episode: Discos and Dragons (2000)

TV-14 | 44 min | Comedy, Drama

9.2
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Nick explores disco, Lindsay listens to the Grateful Dead, and Daniel tries something new. What's cool? Friendship.

Creator: Paul Feig | Director: Paul Feig | Stars: Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine

Votes: 772

2. Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000)
Episode: Smooching and Mooching (2000)

TV-14 | 44 min | Comedy, Drama

9.2
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Nick stays with the Weirs while he's on the outs with his dad, and the geeks go to a make-out party.

Creator: Paul Feig | Director: Jake Kasdan | Stars: Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine

Votes: 607

3. Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000)
Episode: Chokin' and Tokin' (2000)

TV-14 | 44 min | Comedy, Drama

9.1
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When Bill talks about being allergic to peanuts in class, Alan tries to prove he's lying but Bill ends up in the hospital after an allergic reaction. Lindsay smokes weed for the first time.

Creator: Paul Feig | Director: Miguel Arteta | Stars: Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine

Votes: 636

4. Hollywood Heights (2012– )
Episode: The Final Concert (2012)

9.1
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Loren senses Eddie at her concert and makes a quick change to her set list. Eddie does his best to avoid being caught by the cops.

Writers: Brent Boyd, Josh Griffith | Director: Owen Renfroe | Stars: Cody Longo, Brittany Underwood, Robert Adamson, Daphne Ashbrook

Votes: 33

5. Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000)
Episode: The Little Things (2000)

TV-14 | 44 min | Comedy, Drama

9.1
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As McKinley High prepares for a visit from Vice President Bush, Ken and Sam must sort out conflicted feelings in their love lives.

Creator: Paul Feig | Director: Jake Kasdan | Stars: Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine

Votes: 580

6. Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000)

TV-14 | 44 min | Comedy, Drama

9.0
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After her grandmother's death, a high school mathlete starts hanging out with a group of burnouts while her younger brother navigates his freshman year.

Creator: Paul Feig | Stars: Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine

Votes: 75,571

7. City of Angels (II) (2013)

12 min | Short, Music

9.0
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Song in the album, regarding their success in the states and thir up roar of beginning in LA (The City of Angels)

Director: Jared Leto | Stars: Jared Leto, Shannon Leto, Tomo Milicevic, Holly Beavon

Votes: 78

8. Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000)
Episode: Dead Dogs and Gym Teachers (2000)

TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy, Drama

9.0
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Lindsay tries to convince Harold to let her join her friends at a Who concert. Kim and Lindsay accidentally run over Millie's dog. Kim starts hanging out with Millie. Lindsay wants to tell ... See full summary »

Creator: Paul Feig | Director: Judd Apatow | Stars: Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine

Votes: 590

9. General Hospital (1963– )
Episode: Episode #1.12410 (2011)

TV-PG | Drama

9.0
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Writers: Tracey Thomson, Michele Val Jean, Garin Wolf | Director: William Ludel | Stars: Anthony Geary, Steve Burton, Rebecca Herbst, Kelly Monaco

Votes: 11

10. Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000)
Episode: Looks and Books (2000)

TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy, Drama

9.0
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A car accident results in Lindsay deciding to stop hanging out with her "freak" friends. She decides to rejoin the mathletes and start hanging out with Millie again. Sam adopts a new modern... See full summary »

Creator: Paul Feig | Director: Ken Kwapis | Stars: Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine

Votes: 568

11. Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000)
Episode: The Garage Door (2000)

TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy, Drama

9.0
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Neal learns his father is cheating on his mother. Ken develops a crush on the tuba player in the school's marching band and Lindsay helps set them up.

Creator: Paul Feig | Director: Bryan Gordon | Stars: Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine

Votes: 573

12. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (1996– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show | Active

8.9
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America's top fake news show.

Creators: Lizz Winstead, Madeleine Smithberg | Stars: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver, Craig Kilborn

Votes: 23,625

13. Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000)
Episode: Noshing and Moshing (2000)

TV-14 | 44 min | Comedy, Drama

8.9
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Neal wrestles with the dilemma of whether to tell his mother about his father's affair. Lindsay is given detention after coming to the aid of a girl being attacked by a boy. Daniel deals ... See full summary »

Creator: Paul Feig | Director: Jake Kasdan | Stars: Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine

Votes: 581

14. Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000)
Episode: Pilot (1999)

TV-14 | 48 min | Comedy, Drama

8.9
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A group of high school students in 1980 faces various social struggles. Wealthy "brain" Lindsay wants to rebel. Her geeky freshman brother Sam and his two friends are targeted by a bully.

Creator: Paul Feig | Director: Jake Kasdan | Stars: Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine

Votes: 916

15. Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000)
Episode: Tests and Breasts (1999)

TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy, Drama

8.9
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Daniel cons Lindsay into helping him pass an algebra test, while Sam and his pals try to figure out the basics of human sexuality.

Creator: Paul Feig | Director: Ken Kwapis | Stars: Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine

Votes: 655

16. The X-Files (1993–2002)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.8
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Two FBI agents, Fox Mulder the believer and Dana Scully the skeptic, investigate the strange and unexplained while hidden forces work to impede their efforts.

Creator: Chris Carter | Stars: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi, Robert Patrick

Votes: 106,763

17. Inside the Actors Studio (1994– )

65 min | Talk-Show

8.8
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Famous actors, directors and writers reminisce about their careers and the philosophy behind their careers.

Stars: James Lipton, Bradley Cooper, Ellen Burstyn, Dave Chappelle

Votes: 3,739

18. Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000)
Episode: Beers and Weirs (1999)

TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy, Drama

8.8
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When Mr & Mrs. Weir go out of town for the weekend, Lindsey hosts a keg party. Sam, Bill, and Neal, worried that the party-goers will get too rowdy, substitute a keg of non-alcoholic beer for the one the freaks have on ice.

Creator: Paul Feig | Director: Jake Kasdan | Stars: Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine

Votes: 743

19. Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000)
Episode: Carded and Discarded (2000)

TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy, Drama

8.8
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Sam, Neal, and Bill befriend a pretty new transfer student, but soon fear of losing her to the popular crowd and try to win her over with a series of fun things they plan for her. Lindsay, ... See full summary »

Creator: Paul Feig | Director: Judd Apatow | Stars: Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine

Votes: 636

20. The Colbert Report (2005– )
Episode: Episode dated 18 December 2014 (2014)

TV-14 | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.8
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Stephen invites his colleague and lifelong friend Grimmy to the show for the final episode of The Colbert Report.

Director: Jim Hoskinson | Stars: Stephen Colbert, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, J.J. Abrams, Alan Alda

Votes: 53

21. Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000)
Episode: I'm with the Band (1999)

TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy, Drama

8.8
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Lindsay encourages Nick to pursue a career in music. Nick continues to practice with his current band, but quickly decides he's better than them. Lindsay encourages Nick to audition for a ... See full summary »

Creator: Paul Feig | Director: Judd Apatow | Stars: Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine

Votes: 627

22. Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000)
Episode: The Diary (2000)

TV-14 | 43 min | Comedy, Drama

8.8
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Lindsay's parents are convinced Kim is leading their daughter down a path toward drugs and sex, so they consider taking a peek in her diary. Meanwhile, Bill is tired of the same jocks ... See full summary »

Creator: Paul Feig | Director: Ken Olin | Stars: Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine

Votes: 540

23. The Colbert Report (2005– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.7
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Satirical newscaster Stephen Colbert provides humorous commentary on the big issues going on in the United States and the rest of the world, with his larger-than-life ego and overly-patriotic spirit along with him every step of the way.

Stars: Stephen Colbert, Jay Katsir, Jon Stewart, Paul Dinello

Votes: 23,108

24. Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis (2008– )

4 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.7
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Zach Galifinakas comically interviews various celebrites between two ferns.

Creators: BJ Porter, Scott Aukerman, Zach Galifianakis | Stars: Zach Galifianakis, Jon Hamm, Bradley Cooper, Misty Monroe

Votes: 2,854

25. Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000)
Episode: Kim Kelly Is My Friend (2000)

TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy, Drama

8.7
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Kim befriends Lindsay for ulterior motives, while Sam is bullied unmercifully by Karen Scarfolli, whose locker is next to his.

Creator: Paul Feig | Director: Lesli Linka Glatter | Stars: Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine

Votes: 677

26. Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000)
Episode: Girlfriends and Boyfriends (2000)

TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
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Lindsay and Nick get more serious, and her parents give unwanted advice. Sam joins the yearbook staff to get closer to Cindy, who thinks of him only as a friend.

Creator: Paul Feig | Director: Lesli Linka Glatter | Stars: Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine

Votes: 566

27. Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000)
Episode: Tricks and Treats (1999)

TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
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Halloween doesn't go as expected for Sam, Lindsey, or their parents.

Creator: Paul Feig | Director: Bryan Gordon | Stars: Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine

Votes: 673

28. Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000)
Episode: We've Got Spirit (2000)

TV-14 | 43 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
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Sam tries out to be the school mascot hoping to impress Cindy. Meanwhile, Daniel, Ken, and Kim suddenly become the basketball team's most rabid fans following a series of run-ins with jocks... See full summary »

Creator: Paul Feig | Director: Danny Leiner | Stars: Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine

Votes: 575

29. Lily (II) (2014)

17 min | Short, Drama

8.5
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With Nick Gomez (of Walking Dead and Dexter) and produced by James Franco, 'Lily' is based on a one act play by Tennessee Williams called 'Why Do You Smoke So Much, Lily?' Currently being ... See full summary »

Writer: Zach Singer | Director: Zach Singer | Stars: Nick Gomez, Caitlin Singer

Votes: 6

30. 30 Rock (2006–2013)
Episode: Klaus and Greta (2010)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

8.5
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Jack and Kenneth try to erase an embarrassing drunk phone message he left on New Year's day, Jenna agrees to "date" James Franco for publicity, Liz's gay cousin comes to New York to visit, and Tracy thinks his wife's pregnant with a girl.

Creator: Tina Fey | Director: Gail Mancuso | Stars: Tina Fey, Tracy Morgan, Jane Krakowski, Jack McBrayer

Votes: 388

31. At the Movies (2004– )

30 min | Talk-Show

8.4
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Following the 18-year success of their reviews on The Movie Show (1986), renowned Australian critics and film supporters David Stratton and Margaret Pomeranz take to a new show, where each ... See full summary »

Stars: David Stratton, Margaret Pomeranz, Judith Lucy, Jason di Rosso

Votes: 126

32. Gen RX (2014)

8 min | Short, Action, Drama

8.4
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A dystopian action thriller set in the near future. Health pills are provided to citizens by the government to help maintain health and happiness. A young woman named Sarah (played by ... See full summary »

Writer: John Taschner | Director: John Taschner | Stars: Katie Barth, Melissa Marie Elias, Aaron Groben, Andrew Espinoza Long

Votes: 13

33. Hollywood Heights (2012– )
Episode: Eddie Questions His Feelings (2012)

8.4
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Loren and Melissa get into the club, but aren't able to give Eddie the song. Eddie sees a photo that may change his mind about Chloe.

Writer: Josh Griffith | Stars: Cody Longo, Brittany Underwood, Robert Adamson, Brandon P Bell

Votes: 9

34. Inside the Actors Studio (1994– )
Episode: James Franco (2010)

Talk-Show

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Stars: James Lipton, James Franco, Dave Franco, Charles Brice

Votes: 18

35. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014– )
Episode: James Franco/Andy Cohen/Jake Bugg (2014)

TV-14 | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.4
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Director: Dave Diomedi | Stars: Jimmy Fallon, James Franco, Andy Cohen, Larry Webster

Votes: 18

36. Late Show with David Letterman (1993– )
Episode: James Franco/Sofia Vergara/Shakira (2010)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.4
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Stars: David Letterman, James Franco, Sofía Vergara, Shakira

Votes: 7

37. Hollywood Heights (2012– )
Episode: Loren's Recording Session (2012)

8.4
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Kelly arranges for Loren's first session in the recording studio. Osborne and Connor come up with a scheme to hook Eddie for their next big movie.

Stars: Cody Longo, Brittany Underwood, Robert Adamson, Brandon P Bell

Votes: 9

38. 30 Rock (2006–2013)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

8.3
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Liz Lemon, head writer of the sketch comedy show "TGS with Tracy Jordan", must deal with an arrogant new boss and a crazy new star, all while trying to run a successful TV show without losing her mind.

Creator: Tina Fey | Stars: Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, Tracy Morgan, Jack McBrayer

Votes: 82,440

39. Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special (2015 TV Special)

TV-14 | 210 min | Comedy

8.3
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Former members of Saturday Night Live come together to remember the past 40 years of Saturday Night Live.

Writers: James Anderson, Fred Armisen, Tina Fey, Steve Higgins, Chris Kelly, Erik Kenward, Seth Meyers, Lorne Michaels, John Mulaney, Paula Pell, Jeff Richmond, Akiva Schaffer, Tom Schiller, Sarah Schneider, Marc Shaiman, Michael Shoemaker, Robert Smigel, Emily Spivey, Kent Sublette, Jorma Taccone, Bryan H. Tucker | Director: Don Roy King | Stars: Fred Armisen, Dan Aykroyd, Alec Baldwin, Vanessa Bayer

Votes: 931

40. The American Experience (1988– )

60 min | Documentary, History

8.3
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A series showcasing documentaries on American history.

Creators: Henry Hampton, Stephen Fitzmeyer | Stars: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy, Joe Morton

Votes: 721

41. Entertainment Tonight (1981– )
Episode: Episode dated 29 October 2008 (2008)

News

8.3
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Director: Dennis Coleman | Stars: Corky Ballas, Valerie Bertinelli, Grant Bowler, Josh Brolin

Votes: 10

42. Hollywood Heights (2012– )
Episode: Loren Catches Eddie's Attention (2012)

8.3
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During Eddie's performance, Loren is elated when his eyes meet hers. After the show, she sends him a lyric she wrote that catches his attention. Chloe sets Tyler straight.

Writers: Brent Boyd, Josh Griffith, Catharina Ledeboer, Jed Seidel, Sally Sussman Morina | Director: Owen Renfroe | Stars: Cody Longo, Brittany Underwood, Robert Adamson, Brandon P Bell

Votes: 16

43. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music | Active

8.2
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The classic late night live sketch comedy show.

Creator: Lorne Michaels | Stars: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond, Seth Meyers

Votes: 29,400

44. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.2
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Jimmy Fallon hosts the tonight show and interviews celebrities, plays games with them and has a musical or comedic guest perform.

Stars: Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, Steve Higgins, Ahmir-Khalib Thompson

Votes: 4,800

45. Conan (2010– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.2
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Conan O'Brien and his co-host Andy Richter discuss current news topics and interview celebrities and personalities.

Creator: Conan O'Brien | Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Jimmy Vivino, Jerry Vivino

Votes: 13,847

46. Hollywood Heights (2012– )
Episode: Chloe's Secret (2012)

60 min

8.2
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When Loren hesitates, Melissa enters her song into the contest for her. Eddie comes dangerously close to uncovering a secret Chloe's hiding.

Writer: Josh Griffith | Director: Larry Carpenter | Stars: Brittany Underwood, Cody Longo, James Franco, Brandon P Bell

Votes: 13

47. General Hospital (1963– )
Episode: Episode #1.12472 (2012)

TV-PG | Drama

8.2
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Writers: Shelly Altman, Michael Conforti, Kate Hall, Garin Wolf | Director: William Ludel | Stars: Steve Burton, Maurice Benard, Nancy Lee Grahn, Kelly Monaco

Votes: 6

48. Hamish & Andy's Gap Year (2011– )

Comedy

8.1
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Stars: Hamish Blake, Andy Lee, Wenzl McGowen, James Muschler

Votes: 208

49. Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis (2008– )
Episode: James Franco (2013)

Comedy, Talk-Show

8.1
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Creators: Scott Aukerman, Zach Galifianakis, BJ Porter | Directors: Scott Aukerman, The Lonely Island, Andy Samberg | Stars: Zach Galifianakis, James Franco, Edward Norton, The Lonely Island

Votes: 18

50. Hollywood Heights (2012– )

60 min | Active

8.0
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Loren (Brittany Underwood) a smart, shy and independent high school senior who has ambitions of being a songwriter, secretly sends her song lyrics to her celebrity crush, rock superstar ... See full summary »

Stars: Melissa Ordway, Jama Williamson, Cody Longo, Brittany Underwood

Votes: 1,569