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1. Marino's (2009)

22 min | Short, Comedy, Family

9.1
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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

Votes: 11

2. Some of My Best Friends (2001– )
Episode: Pilot (2001)

Comedy

9.0
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When Warren is dumped by his boyfriend, macho Frankie answers his ad for a roommate, assuming that "GWM" ("Gay White Male") stands for "Guy With Money."

Creators: Marc Cherry, Tony Vitale | Director: James Widdoes | Stars: Jason Bateman, Danny Nucci, Alec Mapa, Jessica Lundy

Votes: 5

3. Remember WENN (1996–1998)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.9
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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

Votes: 247

4. The Daily Show (1996– )

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

8.8
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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: 31,320

5. 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.

Creator: Paul Attanasio | Stars: Richard Belzer, Clark Johnson, Yaphet Kotto, Kyle Secor

Votes: 8,314

6. The American Side (2014)

90 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.7
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Following a mysterious suicide at Niagara Falls, a low-rent detective unravels a conspiracy to build a revolutionary invention by enigmatic scientist, Nikola Tesla.

Writers: Greg Stuhr, Jenna Ricker | Director: Jenna Ricker | Stars: Greg Stuhr, Alicja Bachleda, Camilla Belle, Matthew Broderick

Votes: 46

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

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

8.7
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An investigation of a horrific school sniper attack leads the team to a particularly obnoxious Neo-Nazi group.

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

Votes: 330

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

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

8.6
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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.

Creator: Dick Wolf | Director: David Platt | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Diane Neal

Votes: 331

9. The Good Wife (2009– )
Episode: Judged (2016)

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

8.6
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After an unsuccessful lawsuit against Judge Schakowsky, Jason's return to Chicago, and a looming malpractice suit, Alicia reaches her breaking point. Meanwhile Diane takes on a private college defunding and shutting down its newspaper.

Creators: Robert King, Michelle King | Director: Rosemary Rodriguez | Stars: Julianna Margulies, Matt Czuchry, Alan Cumming, Cush Jumbo

Votes: 120

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

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

8.5
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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.

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

Votes: 217

11. SCTV Channel (1983–1984)

45 min | Comedy

8.4
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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

Votes: 319

12. The Bronx Is Burning (2007– )
Episode: Mr. October (2007)

Drama, Sport

8.4
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Writers: Michael Lucas, James D. Solomon | Director: Jeremiah S. Chechik | Stars: Matt Bourgeois, Darby Brown, Sean Collins, Kevin Conway

Votes: 16

13. The Bronx Is Burning (2007– )
Episode: The Game's Not as Easy as It Looks, Fellas (2007)

Drama, Sport

8.4
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The Yankees have done it. They have stormed past the Boston Red Sox and the rest of the American league to take the AL east division championship title. Now, they must face the Kansas City ... See full summary »

Writers: Gordon Greisman, James D. Solomon, Jonathan Mahler, Nick Davis | Director: Jeremiah S. Chechik | Stars: Oliver Platt, Kevin Conway, James Berland, Darby Brown

Votes: 19

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

Drama, Sport

8.4
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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

Votes: 22

15. The Good Wife (2009– )

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

8.3
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Alicia has been a good wife to her husband, a former state's attorney. After a very humiliating sex and corruption scandal, he is behind bars. She must now provide for her family and returns to work as a litigator in a law firm.

Creators: Michelle King, Robert King | Stars: Julianna Margulies, Chris Noth, Josh Charles, Matt Czuchry

Votes: 45,522

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

Drama, Crime, Romance

8.3
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Creator: Jim Leonard | Director: James Frawley | Stars: John Stamos, Melissa George, Robert Knepper, Tomas Arana

Votes: 13

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

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

8.3
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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.

Creator: Dick Wolf | Director: Helen Shaver | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Ice-T

Votes: 226

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

Drama, Sport

8.3
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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

Votes: 27

19. The Deer Hunter (1978)

R | 183 min | Drama, War

8.2
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73 Metascore

An in-depth examination of the ways in which the U.S. Vietnam war impacts and disrupts 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

Votes: 222,374

20. Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama

8.2
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The lives and work of the staff of an inner city police precinct.

Creators: Steven Bochco, Michael Kozoll | Stars: Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz, James Sikking

Votes: 4,550

21. Great Performances (1971– )

Biography, Drama, Music

8.2
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Stars: Julie Andrews, Plácido Domingo, Walter Cronkite, Renée Fleming

Votes: 401

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

Action, Adventure, Drama

8.2
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Creators: Eric Kripke, Michael Colleary, Mike Werb | Stars: Travis Fimmel, Sarah Wayne Callies, Miguel A. Núñez Jr., Lucy Lawless

Votes: 13

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

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

8.1
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This show introduces the Special Victims Unit, a new elite squad of NYPD detectives who investigate sexually related crimes.

Creator: Dick Wolf | Stars: Mariska Hargitay, Christopher Meloni, Ice-T, Dann Florek

Votes: 49,799

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

Action, Adventure, Drama

8.1
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Creators: Eric Kripke, Michael Colleary, Mike Werb | Stars: Travis Fimmel, Sarah Wayne Callies, Miguel A. Núñez Jr., Lucy Lawless

Votes: 17

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

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

8.1
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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

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

Votes: 169

26. The Ellen Burstyn Show (1986–1987)

30 min | Comedy

8.0
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Creator: David Frankel | Stars: Ellen Burstyn, Megan Mullally, Jesse R. Tendler, Barry Sobel

Votes: 40

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

Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Bayliss and Pembleton are forced to deal with their own prejudices as they search for a hustler suspected of killing rich gay men.

Creator: Paul Attanasio | Directors: Leslie Libman, Larry Williams | Stars: Richard Belzer, Andre Braugher, Clark Johnson, Kyle Secor

Votes: 37

28. Elementary (2012– )
Episode: Rip Off (2014)

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

8.0
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A man's hand is found in the streets. Sherlock and his new protégé investigate to find the rest of the body. Meanwhile Sherlock finds Watson's book written about him.

Creator: Robert Doherty | Director: John Polson | Stars: Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu, Jon Michael Hill, Aidan Quinn

Votes: 378

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

Action, Adventure, Drama

8.0
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Creators: Eric Kripke, Michael Colleary, Mike Werb | Director: Peter Ellis | Stars: Travis Fimmel, Sarah Wayne Callies, Miguel A. Núñez Jr., Lucy Lawless

Votes: 24

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

Drama, Sport

8.0
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Writers: Gordon Greisman, James D. Solomon | Director: Jeremiah S. Chechik | Stars: Oliver Platt, Daniel Sunjata, Kevin Conway, Dan Lauria

Votes: 25

31. Elementary (2012– )

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

7.9
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A modern take on the cases of Sherlock Holmes, with the detective now living in New York City.

Creator: Robert Doherty | Stars: Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu, Aidan Quinn, Jon Michael Hill

Votes: 68,188

32. 61* (2001 TV Movie)

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

7.9
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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

Votes: 11,369

33. Matewan (1987)

PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, History

7.9
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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

Votes: 5,855

34. The Bronx Is Burning (2007– )

Drama, Sport

7.9
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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

Votes: 1,083

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

TV-MA | 60 min | Comedy

7.9
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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

Votes: 1,032

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

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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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.

Creator: Dick Wolf | Director: Edwin Sherin | Stars: Jerry Orbach, Benjamin Bratt, S. Epatha Merkerson, Sam Waterston

Votes: 98

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

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama

7.9
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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 »

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

Votes: 113

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

PG | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

7.9
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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: Bob Brush, Patrick Q. Page, Vik Rubenfeld, Ian Abrams | Director: Michael Dinner | Stars: Kyle Chandler, Shanesia Davis, Fisher Stevens, Josef Sommer

Votes: 44

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

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

7.9
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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.

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

Votes: 164

40. The Equalizer (1985–1989)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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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

Votes: 2,910

41. Midnight Caller (1988–1991)

60 min | Drama

7.8
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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

Votes: 788

42. Some of My Best Friends (2001– )

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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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, Alec Mapa, Jessica Lundy

Votes: 99

43. Rubout (2003 TV Movie)

99 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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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

Votes: 6

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

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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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.

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

Votes: 94

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

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

7.8
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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.

Creator: Dick Wolf | Director: Jim McKay | Stars: Mariska Hargitay, Danny Pino, Kelli Giddish, Richard Belzer

Votes: 184

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

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

7.8
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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.

Creator: Dick Wolf | Director: Jace Alexander | Stars: Jerry Orbach, Jesse L. Martin, S. Epatha Merkerson, Sam Waterston

Votes: 74

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

48 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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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

Votes: 67

48. Law & Order (1990–2010)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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The show follows a crime, usually adapted from current headlines, from two separate vantage points. The first half of the show concentrates on the investigation of the crime by the police, the second half follows the prosecution of the crime in court.

Creator: Dick Wolf | Stars: Jerry Orbach, Jesse L. Martin, Dennis Farina, S. Epatha Merkerson

Votes: 24,211

49. ER (1994–2009)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama

7.7
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The lives, loves and losses of the doctors and nurses of Chicago's County General Hospital.

Creator: Michael Crichton | Stars: Anthony Edwards, George Clooney, Julianna Margulies, Eriq La Salle

Votes: 38,655

50. The Practice (1997–2004)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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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.

Creator: David E. Kelley | Stars: Dylan McDermott, Kelli Williams, Lara Flynn Boyle, Steve Harris

Votes: 5,576