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1. 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

2. Studio 57 (1954–1958)

30 min | Drama, Family

8.7
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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

3. Hong Kong (1960–1961)

60 min | Adventure

8.6
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Creator: Robert Buckner | Stars: Rod Taylor, Lloyd Bochner, Jack Kruschen, Gerald Jann

4. Kentucky Jones (1964–1965)

30 min | Family, Comedy, Drama

8.6
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Creators: Albert Beich, William H. Wright | Stars: Dennis Weaver, Ricky Der, Harry Morgan, Jane Chang

5. Here's Hollywood (1960–1962)

30 min

8.6
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Hollywood celebrities are interviewed, often at their homes.

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

6. Trackdown (1957–1959)

30 min | Action, Western

8.5
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Texas Ranger Hoby Gilman travels the Old West tracking down assorted killers, bank robbers, horse thieves and other evildoers.

Stars: Robert Culp, Norman Leavitt, Ellen Corby, Peter Leeds

7. Perry Mason (1957–1966)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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A master defense attorney handles difficult criminal cases for his accused clients.

Creator: Erle Stanley Gardner | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, Ray Collins

8. Maverick (1957–1962)

60 min | Action, Western, Adventure

8.3
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Bret and Bart Maverick (and in later seasons, their English cousin, Beau) are well dressed gamblers who migrate from town to town always looking for a good game. Poker (5 card draw) is ... See full summary »

Creator: Roy Huggins | Stars: Jack Kelly, James Garner, Roger Moore, Lane Chandler

9. The Third Man (1959–1965)

30 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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Harry Lime makes money dealing art and solves crime to save his life.

Stars: Michael Rennie, Jonathan Harris, Naomi Chance, Roger Delgado

10. The Detectives (1959–1962)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.3
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Captain Matt Holbrook leads a squad of brave and tough detectives in a large, unnamed city. Instead of leading personal lives, they spend all of their time tracking murderers, thieves, ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Taylor, Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Mark Goddard

11. Bourbon Street Beat (1959–1960)

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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A former New Orleans cop partners with an Ivy League lawyer to open up a private detective agency with offices on the city's famed Bourbon Street.

Stars: Richard Long, Andrew Duggan, Van Williams, Arlene Howell

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

30 min | Drama

8.3
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Stars: Arlene Dahl, Dorothy Green, William Phipps, Eve Miller

13. Rawhide (1959–1965)

50 min | Western

8.2
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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

14. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Candy Queen (1965)

52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Candy Queen Claire Armstrong is in the midst of life changing events. She fires the man who made her business and falls for a gambler she trusts - too much. When her secret recipe is stolen, a casino owner is killed and she is charged.

Writers: Erle Stanley Gardner, Orville H. Hampton, Robb White | Director: Jesse Hibbs | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

15. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.1
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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. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Crooked Candle (1957)

52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Martha and Rita show up at a beauty salon answering to the same name "Mrs. Bradford." Their husband Joe turns up dead on his boat, Martha is charged with his murder, and a candle on the table is leaning about twenty degrees.

Writers: Erle Stanley Gardner, Robert Tallman | Director: Christian Nyby | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

17. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Woeful Widower (1964)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Perry defends two clients: first the housekeeper Nellie Conway for theft and secondly the stepsister of the murder victim who stands to inherit her estate. Problem is that the husband is the one the finger points at for being the killer.

Writers: Erle Stanley Gardner, Jackson Gillis | Director: Jesse Hibbs | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

18. 77 Sunset Strip (1958–1964)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Stu Bailey and Jeff Spencer were the wisecracking, womanizing private detective heroes of this Warner Brothers drama. Stu and Jeff worked out of an office located at 77 Sunset Strip in Los ... See full summary »

Creator: Roy Huggins | Stars: Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Roger Smith, Edd Byrnes, Louis Quinn

19. The Red Skelton Hour (1951–2013)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy

8.0
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Long-running weekly show that spotlighted legendary comedian and beloved TV clown, Red Skelton. Each show featured comedy skits, gags and vignettes starring Skelton and guest performers.

Stars: Red Skelton, David Rose and His Orchestra, Art Gilmore, Tom Hansen Dancers

20. The Loner (1965–1966)

30 min | Western

8.0
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A wandering ex-soldier encounters various problems where ever he visits in his travels.

Creator: Rod Serling | Stars: Lloyd Bridges, Christopher Riordan, Ed Peck, Beau Bridges

21. The Lineup (1954–1960)

60 min | Drama

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

22. The Whistler (1954– )

30 min | Mystery

8.0
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Stars: William Forman, Arthur Franz, Dorothy Green, Allan Ray

23. Wagon Train (1957–1965)

75 min | Western

7.9
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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

24. The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)

Approved | 88 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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The spoiled young heir to the decaying Amberson fortune comes between his widowed mother and the man she has always loved.

Writers: Booth Tarkington, Orson Welles | Directors: Orson Welles, Fred Fleck, Robert Wise | Stars: Tim Holt, Joseph Cotten, Dolores Costello, Anne Baxter

25. Kraft Theatre (1947–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.9
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Stars: Ed Herlihy, Vaughn Taylor, Valerie Cossart, E.G. Marshall

26. Science Fiction Theatre (1955–1957)

25 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.9
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In this science-fiction anthology series host Truman Bradley introduces stories extrapolated from actual scientific data available in the 1950's, concentrating on such concepts as space ... See full summary »

Stars: Truman Bradley, Marshall Thompson, Michael Fox, Peter Hansen

27. Four Star Playhouse (1952–1956)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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This show featured four rotating stars, Charles Boyer, David Niven, Ida Lupino and Dick Powell in individual episodes consisting of everything from comedy to drama.

Stars: David Niven, Dick Powell, Charles Boyer, Ida Lupino

28. Riverboat (1959–1961)

60 min | Adventure, Western

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Stars: Darren McGavin, Dick Wessel, Jack Lambert, Burt Reynolds

29. Men Into Space (1959–1960)

30 min | Sci-Fi

7.9
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The more-or-less realistic adventures of Colonel Ed McCauley, head of the American space program. He battles saboteurs, budget cuts, defective equipment and other problems in outer space.

Stars: William Lundigan, Joyce Taylor, Charles Herbert, Tyler McVey

30. TV Reader's Digest (1955–1956)

30 min | Drama

7.9
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Family-oriented stories from the pages of "Reader's Digest" were dramatized on film.

Stars: Hugh Reilly, Gene Raymond, Anthony Eustrel, Louis Jean Heydt

31. The Best of the Post (1960– )

30 min | Drama

7.9
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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

32. Maverick (1957–1962)
Episode: Burial Ground of the Gods (1958)

60 min | Action, Western, Adventure

7.9
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Bart trails a thief to the Wyoming badlands where the man is leading a woman and her fiancé to where he claims to have seen her supposedly dead husband. In order to regain his money, Bart ... See full summary »

Writer: Douglas Heyes | Director: Douglas Heyes | Stars: Jack Kelly, Nancy Gates, Robert Lowery, Claude Akins

33. The Virginian (1962–1971)
Episode: Portrait of a Widow (1964)

TV-PG | 75 min | Western

7.9
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A French portrait painter returns from Chicago to Medicine Bow with Betsy and a new widow to paint her. The Judge suspects he is not being truthful but he seems to be the right medicine for the grieving widow as the Judge investigates.

Writers: Thomas W. Blackburn, Lawrence Edward Watkin, Owen Wister | Director: Don McDougall | Stars: James Drury, Lee J. Cobb, Doug McClure, Clu Gulager

34. Burke's Law (1963–1966)
Episode: Who Killed the Jackpot? (1965)

51 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.9
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When a wealthy banker is found murdered atop a seedy hotel's neon sign, a race to find the murderer develops between Burke and the beautiful private detective who was working for the dead man.

Writers: Gwen Bagni, Paul Dubov, Frank D. Gilroy | Director: Richard Kinon | Stars: Gene Barry, Gary Conway, Regis Toomey, Leon Lontoc

35. Adventures in Paradise (1959–1962)

60 min | Adventure

7.8
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Adam Troy was an American Korean War veteran who stayed in the Pacific after the war. As captain of the schooner "Tiki III", Troy drifted from adventure to adventure while carrying ... See full summary »

Creator: James A. Michener | Stars: Gardner McKay, James Holden, Lani Kai, Guy Stockwell

36. 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.

Creator: Roy Huggins | Stars: Rhodes Reason, Richard Anderson, Joan Freeman, Marilyn Maxwell

37. Lock Up (1959–1961)

30 min | Crime, Drama

7.8
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Cases taken from the files and case histories of renowned Philadelphia defense attorney Herbert L. Maris.

Stars: Macdonald Carey, John Doucette, Joan Granville, Olive Carey

38. The Lone Wolf (1954– )

30 min | Adventure

7.8
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Stars: Louis Hayward, John Doucette, Adele Mara, Harry Morgan

39. Wichita Town (1959–1960)

30 min | Western

7.8
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Wichita, Kansas, USA was a growing town after the American Civil War. Helping the town grow were Marshal Mike Dunbar and his deputies, Ben Matheson and Rico Rodriguez. Also appearing were ... See full summary »

Stars: Joel McCrea, Jody McCrea, George N. Neise, Robert Foulk

40. Damon Runyon Theater (1955–1956)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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An anthology, the episodes of which were based mostly on the original short stories of Daymon Runyan.

Stars: Donald Woods, Wally Vernon, Allen Jenkins, Clegg Hoyt

41. The Adventures of McGraw (1957–1958)

30 min | Crime, Drama

7.8
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Stars: Frank Lovejoy, James Flavin, Jean Willes, Lewis Martin

42. Wagon Train (1957–1965)
Episode: The Millie Davis Story (1958)

60 min | Western

7.8
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Millie Davis reluctantly takes in an orphaned baby girl. Eight years later the girl's grandmother arrives to retrieve her. But Millie doesn't want to give up the child, so she claims that she and Flint are the parents.

Writer: Leo Townsend | Director: Jerry Hopper | Stars: Ward Bond, Robert Horton, Evelyn Rudie, Nancy Gates

43. The Virginian (1962–1971)

TV-PG | 75 min | Western

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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

44. The Millionaire (1955–1960)

30 min | Drama

7.7
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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

45. Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

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Stars: James Mason, Irene Dunne, Hayden Rorke, John Doucette

46. Soldiers of Fortune (1955–1957)

30 min | Adventure

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Stars: John Russell, Chick Chandler, John Daheim, Jan Arvan

47. Treasury Men in Action (1950–1955)

30 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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A squad of Treasury Department agents, headed by "The Chief", go after counterfeiters and other criminals who commit crimes that fall under the Treasure Department's jurisdiction.

Stars: Walter Greaza, Ross Martin, Tom McKee, John Stephenson

48. 77 Sunset Strip (1958–1964)
Episode: The Girl Who Couldn't Remember (1959)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.7
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Writers: Howard J. Green, Leonard Lee, Al Martin | Director: George Waggner | Stars: Roger Smith, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Edd Byrnes, Nancy Gates

49. Hawaiian Eye (1959–1963)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.6
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Set against the beautiful tropical landscape of Honolulu, Hawaii, this series centered around the cases of Hawaiian Eye Private Investigations and the two handsome, slick, tough-guy ... See full summary »

Stars: Connie Stevens, Poncie Ponce, Robert Conrad, Anthony Eisley

50. This Land Is Mine (1943)

Approved | 103 min | Drama, War

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A mild-mannered schoolteacher in a Nazi occupied town during WWII finds himself being torn between collaboration and resistance.

Writer: Dudley Nichols | Director: Jean Renoir | Stars: Charles Laughton, Maureen O'Hara, George Sanders, Walter Slezak