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

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

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America's top fake news show.

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

2. Homicide: Life on the Street (1993–1999)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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A police homicide investigation unit investigates violent crimes in the city of Baltimore.

Stars: Richard Belzer, Clark Johnson, Yaphet Kotto, Kyle Secor

3. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Raw (2005)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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An investigation of a horrific school sniper attack leads the team to a particularly obnoxious Neo-Nazi group.

Writers: Dick Wolf, Dawn DeNoon | Director: Jonathan Kaplan | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Diane Neal

4. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Alternate (2007)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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A woman's child is missing, but her multiple personalities make finding out what happened to the child more difficult. And the case is further complicated by the appearance of the woman's sister and the murder of their parents.

Writers: Dick Wolf, Neal Baer, Dawn DeNoon | Director: David Platt | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Diane Neal

5. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Smoked (2011)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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A rape victim is killed right before the trial of her accused rapist, a celebrity hair stylist, begins. However, prosecuting the suspected killer is difficult because he is working as a federal informant.

Writers: Dick Wolf, Jonathan Greene, Daniel Truly | Director: Helen Shaver | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Ice-T

6. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Liberties (2009)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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A judge asks an odd request for a plaintiff who is seeking a restraining order: he asks detectives to interview a convicted serial killer concerning his son's kidnapping, which took place 30 years ago.

Writers: Dick Wolf, Dawn DeNoon | Director: Juan José Campanella | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Ice-T

7. Tarzan (2003– )
Episode: The End of the Beginning (2003)

Action, Adventure, Drama

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Writers: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Eric Kripke, Michael Colleary, Mike Werb, Michael Reisz | Director: Peter Ellis | Stars: Travis Fimmel, Sarah Wayne Callies, Miguel A. Núñez Jr., Lucy Lawless

8. Remember WENN (1996–1998)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

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Trials and tribulations at Pittsburgh radio station WENN back in the late 1930s, when radio was king.

Creator: Rupert Holmes | Stars: Tom Beckett, George Hall, Margaret Hall, Melinda Mullins

9. The Deer Hunter (1978)

R | 182 min | Drama, War

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73 Metascore

An in-depth examination of the ways in which the Vietnam War disrupts and impacts the lives of people in a small industrial town in Pennsylvania.

Writers: Michael Cimino, Deric Washburn, Louis Garfinkle, Quinn K. Redeker | Director: Michael Cimino | Stars: Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken, John Cazale, John Savage

10. Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)

60 min | Drama

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The lives and work of the staff of an inner city police precinct.

Stars: Daniel J. Travanti, Bruce Weitz, Taurean Blacque, Kiel Martin

11. Rubout (2003 TV Movie)

99 min | Comedy, Drama

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In this dark comedy, two Italian American brothers whose father is a mob-genre character actor, desperately try to reinvent themselves. Paul, a failed novelist, finds inspiration with a ... See full summary »

Writers: Jerome Bongiorno, Jason Noyes, Marylou Tibaldo-Bongiorno | Director: Marylou Tibaldo-Bongiorno | Stars: Murielle Arden, Carl Burrows, Geoffrey Cantor, Janis Dardaris

12. Tarzan (2003– )
Episode: For Love of Country (2003)

Action, Adventure, Drama

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Writers: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Eric Kripke, Michael Colleary, Mike Werb, Mere Smith | Stars: Travis Fimmel, Sarah Wayne Callies, Miguel A. Núñez Jr., Lucy Lawless

13. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery | Active

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This show introduces the Special Victims Unit, a new elite squad of NYPD detectives who investigate sexually related crimes.

Stars: Mariska Hargitay, Christopher Meloni, Dann Florek, Richard Belzer

14. Marino's (2009)

22 min | Short, Comedy, Family

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An Italian-American family struggles to save their traditional deli in Hoboken, NJ, as the neighborhood changes around them.

Writer: Sarit Catz | Director: Ryan Wick | Stars: David Brown, Stan Carp, Bridget Megan Clark, Joe Grifasi

15. Tarzan (2003– )
Episode: Surrender (2003)

Action, Adventure, Drama

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Writers: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Eric Kripke, Michael Colleary, Mike Werb, Mere Smith | Stars: Travis Fimmel, Sarah Wayne Callies, Miguel A. Núñez Jr., Lucy Lawless

16. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Venom (2006)

TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Detecitve Tutuola is torn between his work and family when his son, Ken, is implicated in a crime. While investigating, Detectives Benson and Stabler find themselves with a much bigger crime

Writers: Dick Wolf, Judy McCreary | Director: Peter Leto | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Diane Neal

17. The Bronx Is Burning (2007– )

Drama, Sport

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A look at the New York Yankees attempt to win the 1977 World Series. Based on Jonathan Mahler's book "Ladies and Gentlemen, the Bronx Is Burning."

Stars: Oliver Platt, Kevin Conway, Daniel Sunjata, John Turturro

18. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Deadly Ambition (2013)

TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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After Amanda kills the father of her pregnant sister's child after what she believes is an attack, SVU discovers that Amanda was just a pawn in the sister's sinister plot to get rid of him and become rich.

Writers: Dick Wolf, Warren Leight, Julie Martin, Peter Blauner, Kevin Fox | Director: Jim McKay | Stars: Mariska Hargitay, Danny Pino, Kelli Giddish, Richard Belzer

19. 61* (2001 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 129 min | Biography, Drama, History

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Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle race to break Babe Ruth's single-season home run record.

Writer: Hank Steinberg | Director: Billy Crystal | Stars: Barry Pepper, Thomas Jane, Anthony Michael Hall, Richard Masur

20. Matewan (1987)

PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, History

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A labor union organizer comes to an embattled mining community brutally and violently dominated and harassed by the mining company.

Writer: John Sayles | Director: John Sayles | Stars: Chris Cooper, James Earl Jones, Mary McDonnell, Will Oldham

21. Some of My Best Friends (2001– )

30 min | Comedy

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Jason Bateman plays a gay Greenwich Villiage writer. His sexual orientation isn't suspected initially by the fellow who has responded to his newspaper ad for a new roommate. Though the road... See full summary »

Creator: Tony Vitale | Stars: Jason Bateman, Danny Nucci, Michael DeLuise, Alec Mapa

22. Moonlighting (1985–1989)
Episode: Lunar Eclipse (1989)

48 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

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Agnes proposes to Herbert and he agrees, although he has some misgivings. Annie's husband, Mark, turns up and throws a spanner in David's life. He hires a detective to follow Annie. David conspires to make Annie to return to her husband.

Creator: Glenn Gordon Caron | Director: Dennis Dugan | Stars: Cybill Shepherd, Bruce Willis, Allyce Beasley, Curtis Armstrong

23. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Penetration (2010)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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FBI agent Dana Lewis is the victim of a sexual assault, but Benson and Stabler's investigation could compromise her undercover operation involving a right-wing militia group.

Writers: Dick Wolf, Christine M. Torres, Dawn DeNoon | Director: Peter Leto | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Ice-T

24. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Pursuit (2011)

TV-14 | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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A journalist who hosts a program that exposes predators gets a disturbing package from a stalker, but it may also help her find the person who kidnapped her sister 25 years ago, with the help of detective Benson and Sonya Paxton.

Writers: Dick Wolf, Judy McCreary | Director: Jonathan Kaplan | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Ice-T

25. The Practice (1997–2004)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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We follow the exploits and cases of defense attorneys of a Boston law firm. Bobby Donnell is the senior defense attorney and founder of the firm.

Stars: Dylan McDermott, Kelli Williams, Lara Flynn Boyle, Steve Harris

26. Midnight Caller (1988–1991)

60 min | Drama

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Jack Killian is an ex-cop in San Francisco. He quit the police force after accidentally shooting his partner. He was approached by Devon King, the manager of a local radio station, and ... See full summary »

Creator: Richard Di Lello | Stars: Gary Cole, Dennis Dun, Arthur Taxier, Mykelti Williamson

27. Lewis Black: Red, White and Screwed (2006 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy

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Lewis Black, 'America's foremost commentator on everything,' delivers his comical insights into everything from the State of the Union to Dick Cheney's aim in this stand-up special.

Writer: Lewis Black | Director: Paul Miller | Stars: Lewis Black, Joe Grifasi

28. Thieves (2001– )
Episode: Bad Moon Rising (2001)

Drama, Crime, Romance

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Director: James Frawley | Stars: John Stamos, Melissa George, Robert Knepper, Tomas Arana

29. Law & Order (1990–2010)
Episode: Cherished (1998)

TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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New assistant D.A. Abbie Carmichael aggressively pursues an infant's death, and helps uncover a conspiracy involving a Russian adoption agency, gravely ill children, and an unethical doctor.

Writers: Dick Wolf, Kathy McCormick, Carl Nelson, Scott Tobin | Director: Edwin Sherin | Stars: Jerry Orbach, Benjamin Bratt, S. Epatha Merkerson, Sam Waterston

30. Law & Order (1990–2010)
Episode: Deep Vote (2001)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Jack tries to prove that a state senator and a mobster conspired to kill a journalist investigating voting irregularities. But connecting the dots is difficult without cooperation from the journalist's confidential source.

Writers: Dick Wolf, William N. Fordes, Matt Witten | Director: Jace Alexander | Stars: Jerry Orbach, Jesse L. Martin, S. Epatha Merkerson, Sam Waterston

31. Early Edition (1996–2000)
Episode: The Wall: Part 1 (1997)

PG | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

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The discovery of an envelope hidden in a wall, left there by Lucius Snow, coincides with a visit of the U.S. President to Chicago. Gary uncovers an assassination plot is in the works, and ... See full summary »

Creators: Patrick Q. Page, Vik Rubenfeld, Ian Abrams | Director: Michael Dinner | Stars: Kyle Chandler, Shanesia Davis-Williams, Fisher Stevens, Josef Sommer

32. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Underbelly (2006)

TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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A fourteen year old girl who was brutally beaten, raped, and killed shares the same dog paw tattoo as two other young female homicide victims. Despite warnings from Stabler, Dani becomes overly involved in the case.

Writers: Dick Wolf, Amanda Green | Director: Jonathan Kaplan | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Diane Neal

33. ER (1994–2009)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama

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The work and lives of a group of emergency room doctors in Chicago.

Stars: Anthony Edwards, George Clooney, Julianna Margulies, Eriq La Salle

34. Moonlighting (1985–1989)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

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The quirky cases of a former model and a smart aleck detective who manage a private detective agency.

Creator: Glenn Gordon Caron | Stars: Cybill Shepherd, Bruce Willis, Allyce Beasley, Curtis Armstrong

35. The Equalizer (1985–1989)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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A retired intelligence agent turned private detective helps various threatened clients to equalize the odds.

Creators: Richard Lindheim, Michael Sloan | Stars: Edward Woodward, Keith Szarabajka, Robert Lansing, Mark Margolis

36. Great Performances (1971– )

132 min | Biography, Drama, Music

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Creators: Marion J. Caffey, Daniel Ezralow, Josh Groban | Stars: Julie Andrews, Walter Cronkite, Plácido Domingo, Chita Rivera

37. SCTV Channel (1983–1984)

45 min | Comedy

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The staff of Melonville's TV station put on programming that is unique in its own silly way.

Stars: Joe Flaherty, Eugene Levy, Andrea Martin, Martin Short

38. Roseanne (1988–1997)
Episode: April Fool's Day (1990)

Comedy, Drama

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The countdown to the deadline for filing their tax returns finds Dan and Roseanne running around in circles trying to get it done in time.

Writers: Matt Williams, Roseanne Barr, Steve Paymer | Director: John Pasquin | Stars: Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Michael Fishman

39. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: Now What? (2003)

TV-14 | Drama

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On his return to Chicago, Carter gets a downright chilly reaction from Abby who asks him to return her apartment key. At work, they tip toe around one another, neither really willing to ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Crichton, John Wells | Director: Jonathan Kaplan | Stars: Noah Wyle, Laura Innes, Mekhi Phifer, Alex Kingston

40. The Bronx Is Burning (2007– )
Episode: The Seven Commandments (2007)

Drama, Sport

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Writers: Gordon Greisman, James D. Solomon | Director: Jeremiah S. Chechik | Stars: Oliver Platt, Daniel Sunjata, Kevin Conway, Dan Lauria

41. The Bronx Is Burning (2007– )
Episode: The Straw (2007)

Drama, Sport

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The year is 1977. The New York Yankees are coming off their loss to the Cincinatti Reds in the 1976 world series. The Yankees' manager Billy Martin and the owner, George Steinbrenner are ... See full summary »

Writers: Harley Peyton, Jonathan Mahler | Director: Jeremiah S. Chechik | Stars: Oliver Platt, John Turturro, Daniel Sunjata, Kevin Conway

42. The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)

PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Crime

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76 Metascore

Incompetent cop Frank Drebin has to foil an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II.

Writers: Jerry Zucker, Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Pat Proft | Director: David Zucker | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, O.J. Simpson, Ricardo Montalban

43. Homicide: Life on the Street (1993–1999)
Episode: Closet Cases (1998)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Writers: Paul Attanasio, David Simon, Christopher Kyle, Julie Martin, Darryl Wharton, James Yoshimura | Directors: Leslie Libman, Larry Williams | Stars: Richard Belzer, Andre Braugher, Clark Johnson, Kyle Secor

44. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: Secret Service (1977)

117 min | Biography, Drama, Music

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Set in Richmond, Virginia in October 1864, tells the story of a Union spy working to seize control of the telegraph office.

Writer: William Gillette | Director: Peter Levin | Stars: Lenny Baker, Frederick Coffin, Alice Drummond, Joe Grifasi

45. The Bronx Is Burning (2007– )
Episode: Time for a Change? (2007)

Drama, Sport

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In the city of New York, the cops have found some evidence about the killer. He calls himself "The son of Sam" and he specializes in killing women. As a result, the women in New York were ... See full summary »

Writers: Kyle Harimoto, Michael Lucas, James D. Solomon | Director: Jeremiah S. Chechik | Stars: Oliver Platt, Kevin Conway, Francis Benhamou, Paul Borghese

46. Early Edition (1996–2000)

PG | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

7.5
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His name is Gary Hobson. He gets tomorrow's newspaper today. He doesn't know how. He doesn't know why. All he knows is when the early edition hits his doorstep, he has twenty-four hours to set things right.

Creators: Ian Abrams, Patrick Q. Page, Vik Rubenfeld | Stars: Kyle Chandler, Shanesia Davis-Williams, Fisher Stevens, Billie Worley

47. Class of '96 (1993– )

60 min | Drama

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"Class of '96" is the FOX series directed by Peter Horton (of "thirtysomething" fame). The show deals with the story of 7 friends who attend Havenhurst College, a fictitious Ivy League ... See full summary »

Stars: Jason Gedrick, Megan Ward, Brandon Douglas, Perry Moore

48. Queens Supreme (2003– )

48 min | Comedy, Drama

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Creator: Kevin Fox | Stars: Oliver Platt, Robert Loggia, Annabella Sciorra, L. Scott Caldwell

49. The Bronx Is Burning (2007– )
Episode: Caught! (2007)

Drama, Sport

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The regular season is almost over, and the Yankees are 3 games out of first place. The team know that they must get their act together in order to win. This is when Billy Martin, Reggie ... See full summary »

Writers: Gordon Greisman, James D. Solomon, Jim Sterling | Director: Jeremiah S. Chechik | Stars: Oliver Platt, Kevin Conway, Betsy Beutler, Daryl Blonder

50. The Bronx Is Burning (2007– )
Episode: Team in Turmoil (2007)

Drama, Sport

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The regular 1977 season has begun, and the Yankees are getting off to a rough start, losing 7 games in a row at one point. In the middle of it all, a Yankee player named Thurman Munson read... See full summary »

Writers: Gordon Greisman, Michael Lucas, James D. Solomon | Director: Jeremiah S. Chechik | Stars: Oliver Platt, Daniel Sunjata, Kevin Conway, Daryl Blonder