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1. Bonanza (1959–1973)

49 min | Western

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The adventures of Ben Cartwright and his sons as they run and defend their ranch while helping the surrounding community.

Creators: David Dortort, Fred Hamilton | Stars: Lorne Greene, Michael Landon, Dan Blocker, Pernell Roberts

2. Perry Mason (1957–1966)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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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

3. Rawhide (1959–1965)

50 min | Drama, Western

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

4. Flipper (1964–1967)

Not Rated | 30 min | Adventure, Family

6.2
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Ranger Porter Ricks is responsible for the animal and human life in Coral Key Park, Florida. Stories center on his 15-year-old son Sandy and 10-year-old Bud and, especially, on their pet dolphin Flipper.

Creators: Jack Cowden, Ricou Browning | Stars: Brian Kelly, Flipper, Luke Halpin, Tommy Norden

5. The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (1955–1961)

30 min | Western

7.3
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Marshal Earp keeps the law, first in Kansas and later in Arizona, using his over-sized pistols and a variety of sidekicks. Most of the saga is based loosely on fact, with historical badguys... See full summary »

Stars: Hugh O'Brian, Jimmy Noel, Ethan Laidlaw, Bill Coontz

6. Saboteur (1942)

PG | 109 min | Action, Thriller, War

7.3
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Aircraft factory worker Barry Kane goes on the run across the United States when he is wrongly accused of starting a fire that killed his best friend.

Writers: Peter Viertel, Joan Harrison, Dorothy Parker | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Priscilla Lane, Robert Cummings, Otto Kruger, Alan Baxter

7. 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, Jacqueline Beer

8. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Stars: Richard Joy, Charles Bickford, Kim Hunter, Franchot Tone

9. The Jack Benny Program (1950–1965)

30 min | Comedy

8.3
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The comic misadventures of the skinflint comedian and his friends.

Stars: Jack Benny, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Don Wilson, Dennis Day

10. Sullivan's Travels (1941)

Not Rated | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

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A director of escapist films goes on the road as a hobo to learn about Life...which gives him a rude awakening.

Writer: Preston Sturges | Director: Preston Sturges | Stars: Joel McCrea, Veronica Lake, Robert Warwick, William Demarest

11. Blackboard Jungle (1955)

Approved | 101 min | Drama

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A new English teacher at a violent, unruly inner-city school is determined to do his job, despite resistance from both students and faculty.

Writers: Richard Brooks, Evan Hunter | Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Glenn Ford, Anne Francis, Louis Calhern, Margaret Hayes

12. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.5
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Stars: Betty Furness, Mary Sinclair, Maria Riva, James Daly

13. Cheyenne (1955–1963)

60 min | Western

8.2
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After the Civil war adventurer Cheyenne Bodie roamed the west looking for fights, women and bad guys to beat up. His job changed from episode to episode.

Stars: Clint Walker, Clyde Howdy, Chuck Hicks, Lane Chandler

14. The Defenders (1961–1965)

60 min | Drama

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A Father-Son lawyer duo take a variety of cases that often deal with the important issues of the day.

Creator: Reginald Rose | Stars: E.G. Marshall, Robert Reed, Ossie Davis, J.D. Cannon

15. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

6.0
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Stars: Ronald Reagan, Edgar Buchanan, Lee Marvin, Nancy Reagan

16. Your Show of Shows (1950–1954)

90 min | Comedy

7.9
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Live, original comedy originally featuring Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca. Carl Reiner and Howard Morris joined the show later. Two of the great skits on the show were "The Hickenloopers", a ... See full summary »

Creator: Sylvester L. Weaver Jr. | Stars: Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Carl Reiner, Howard Morris

17. 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

18. The Glass Key (1942)

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

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During the campaign for reelection, the crooked politician Paul Madvig decides to clean up his past, refusing the support of the gangster Nick Varna and associating to the respectable ... See full summary »

Writers: Jonathan Latimer, Dashiell Hammett | Director: Stuart Heisler | Stars: Alan Ladd, Veronica Lake, Brian Donlevy, Bonita Granville

19. Zane Grey Theater (1956–1961)

25 min | Drama, Western

7.5
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An anthology based (earlier moreso than later) on the novels and stories of Zane Grey. Powell was often the star as well as the host.

Creators: Luke Short, Charles A. Wallace | Stars: Dick Powell, Walter Sande, Denver Pyle, Bill Erwin

20. This Is Your Life (1969–2003)

25 min | Documentary, Biography

6.2
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Creator: Ralph Edwards | Stars: Eamonn Andrews, Michael Aspel, John Mills, Bobby Charlton

21. Climax! (1954–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.4
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Stars: William Lundigan, Art Gilmore, Harry Townes, Michael Rennie

22. What's My Line? (1950–1967)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show

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Contestants with unusual occupations were interviewed by the panelists. Only questions that could be answered with a "yes" or "no" were allowed. At the conclusion of the questioning, the ... See full summary »

Stars: John Daly, Arlene Francis, Bennett Cerf, Dorothy Kilgallen

23. Violent Saturday (1955)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.0
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Three men case a small town very carefully, with plans to rob the bank on the upcoming Saturday, which turns violent and deadly.

Writers: Sydney Boehm, William L. Heath | Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Victor Mature, Richard Egan, Stephen McNally, Virginia Leith

24. The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (1948–1956)

60 min | Drama

7.7
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This live dramatic series featured original stories and adaptations of novels, plays, etc. during it's eight year run. During the first year, the show was sponsored by the Actor's Equity ... See full summary »

Stars: Bert Lytell, Jay Jackson, Bob Stanton, E.G. Marshall

25. Kraft Theatre (1947–1958)

60 min | Drama

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

26. Yancy Derringer (1958–1959)

30 min | Action, Western, Adventure

7.6
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Yancy Derringer, an ex-Confederate soldier turned gambler, was a suave lady's man in New Orleans, Louisiana. In reality, he was working for John Colton, the civil administrator of the city.... See full summary »

Creators: Richard Sale, Mary Loos | Stars: Jock Mahoney, X Brands, Kevin Hagen, Frances Bergen

27. Tombstone Territory (1957– )

30 min | Western

8.3
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Tough sheriff Clay Hollister keeps the law in Tombstone, Arizona--"The Town Too Tough to Die"--with the support of his faithful deputies and the editor of the local newspaper.

Stars: Pat Conway, Richard Eastham, Quintin Sondergaard, Gilman Rankin

28. Suspense (1949–1954)

25 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.4
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Live plays featuring people who were in dangerous and threatening situations.

Stars: Rex Marshall, Robert Emhardt, John Baragrey, Mildred Natwick

29. City for Conquest (1940)

Approved | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Music

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Cagney is Danny Kenny, a truck driver who enters "the fight game" and Sheridan plays his girlfriend, Peggy. Danny realizes success in the ring and uses his income to pay for his brother ... See full summary »

Writers: John Wexley, Aben Kandel | Directors: Anatole Litvak, Jean Negulesco | Stars: James Cagney, Ann Sheridan, Frank Craven, Donald Crisp

30. Girls Town (1959)

90 min | Drama

2.8
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Chip is killed accidentally while trying to rape a blonde girl, who runs. Silver becomes the number one suspect even though she has an alibi, but due to previous brushes with the law she's ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Hardy Andrews, Robert Smith | Director: Charles F. Haas | Stars: Mamie Van Doren, Mel Tormé, Ray Anthony, Margaret Hayes

31. Robert Montgomery Presents (1950–1957)

60 min | Drama

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Hollywood actor-director-producer Robert Montgomery introduced each telecast, sometimes interviewing one of the stars and sometimes appearing in the play himself.

Stars: Robert Montgomery, John Newland, Vaughn Taylor, Elizabeth Montgomery

32. Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

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Stars: James Mason, Irene Dunne, John Doucette, Walter Coy

33. Matinee Theatre (1955–1958)

60 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

8.3
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A daily anthology show, featuring orginal material, as well as adaptations of literary classics.

Stars: John Conte, Johnny Crawford, Sarah Churchill, Peggy McCay

34. The Beat Generation (1959)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.5
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A detective is assigned to track down and capture a crazed serial rapist.

Writers: Richard Matheson, Lewis Meltzer | Director: Charles F. Haas | Stars: Steve Cochran, Mamie Van Doren, Ray Danton, Fay Spain

35. The Loretta Young Show (1953–1961)

30 min | Drama

7.5
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A drama anthology series hosted by actress Loretta Young. In addition to hosting the seres, she played the lead in various episodes.

Stars: Loretta Young, John Milton Kennedy, Robert Foulk, John Newland

36. Producers' Showcase (1954–1957)

90 min | Drama, Musical, Comedy

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This program aired once every fourth week and was one of the most costly live shows of the 1950's. Many stars appeared on this show; see the Guest List for them.

Stars: Cyril Ritchard, Claire Bloom, Mary Martin, David Wayne

37. Lights Out (1946–1952)

30 min | Mystery, Thriller, Horror

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Stars: Frank Gallop, Jack La Rue, Mercer McLeod, Leslie Nielsen

38. 13 West Street (1962)

80 min | Drama

6.5
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An aerospace engineer (Ladd) ignores a policeman (Steiger) and hunts down a gang of juvenile delinquents.

Writers: Leigh Brackett, Robert Presnell Jr., Bernard C. Schoenfeld | Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: Alan Ladd, Rod Steiger, Michael Callan, Dolores Dorn

39. Omar Khayyam (1957)

101 min | Adventure

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Omar Khayyam was one of the greatest Persian poets. He was also a brilliant mathematician. Though his quatrains were written in the 11th century, they are still popular the world over. The ... See full summary »

Writer: Barré Lyndon | Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Cornel Wilde, Michael Rennie, Debra Paget, John Derek

40. Good Day for a Hanging (1959)

Approved | 85 min | Western

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After claiming his daughter's childhood-sweetheart killed the marshal, one man finds himself in conflict with his daughter, his fiancée and many of the townsfolk.

Writers: Daniel B. Ullman, Maurice Zimm, John Reese | Director: Nathan Juran | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Margaret Hayes, Robert Vaughn, Joan Blackman

41. 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

42. I Wanted Wings (1941)

135 min | Drama

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Story follows the training and personal lives of three recruits in the Army Air Corps --- a wealthy playboy, a college jock and an auto mechanic. Love interest is supplied by a female ... See full summary »

Writers: Richard Maibaum, Beirne Lay Jr., Sig Herzig, Eleanore Griffin, Frank Wead | Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Ray Milland, William Holden, Wayne Morris, Brian Donlevy

43. Bourbon Street Beat (1959–1960)

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.4
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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: Van Williams, Andrew Duggan, Richard Long, Arlene Howell

44. They Got Me Covered (1943)

95 min | Comedy, Musical, War

6.8
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Bumbling reporter Robert Kittredge has been fired after bungling his latest assignment. His career isn't all he's botched up: his girlfriend Chris is tired of waiting for him to marry her. ... See full summary »

Writers: Harry Kurnitz, Frank Fenton, Lynn Root, Leo Rosten, Leonard Spigelgass | Director: David Butler | Stars: Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Lenore Aubert, Otto Preminger

45. Fireside Theatre (1949–1955)

30 min | Drama

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Stars: Gene Raymond, John Warburton, Dabbs Greer, Nolan Leary

46. Armstrong Circle Theatre (1950–1963)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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Documentary dramas - plays that were based on true stories, were the forte of Armstrong Circle Theater. Many movie actors and actresses got their start here.

Stars: Douglas Edwards, Sandy Becker, Bob Sherry, John Cameron Swayze

47. Michael Shayne (1960–1961)

60 min | Crime, Drama

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Stars: Richard Denning, Herbert Rudley, Jerry Paris, Patricia Donahue

48. Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (1958–1960)

60 min | Drama

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Stars: Desi Arnaz, Bruce Gordon, Alberto Morin, Bartlett Robinson

49. The Bottom of the Bottle (1956)

88 min | Drama

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Patrick Martin (Joseph Cotten), known as P.M., is a wealthy attorney and rancher big-man-in-town in the border town of Nogales, Arizona. He returns home to find his brother Donald (Van ... See full summary »

Writers: Georges Simenon, Sydney Boehm | Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Van Johnson, Joseph Cotten, Ruth Roman, Jack Carson

50. House of Women (1962)

85 min | Crime, Drama

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Drama about a young woman, Erica, who is wrongly implicated in a crime and sent to prison for five years, where she faces deplorable conditions. With the aid of the warden, she sets out to prove her innocence.

Writer: Crane Wilbur | Directors: Walter Doniger, Crane Wilbur | Stars: Shirley Knight, Andrew Duggan, Constance Ford, Barbara Nichols