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1. Seinfeld (1989–1998)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

9.0
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The continuing misadventures of neurotic New York stand-up comedian Jerry Seinfeld and his equally neurotic New York friends.

Stars: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander

2. The West Wing (1999–2006)

44 min | Drama

8.8
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Inside the lives of staffers in the west wing of the White House.

Stars: Martin Sheen, Rob Lowe, Allison Janney, John Spencer

3. Square Pegs (1982–1983)
Episode: Merry Pranksters (1983)

TV-G | Comedy

8.8
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In an effort to increase their popularity, Lauren and Patty orchestrate a series of outrageous practical jokes at Weemawee High. The plan backfires when a well known prankster gets all the credit.

Creator: Anne Beatts | Directors: Kim Friedman, James Nasella | Stars: Sarah Jessica Parker, Amy Linker, Merritt Butrick, John Femia

4. The West Wing (1999–2006)
Episode: Posse Comitatus (2002)

42 min | Drama

8.8
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Bartlet, Leo, Sam, Toby, and C.J. travel to New York City for a Catholic fund raiser at a long Broadway play called "The War of the Roses". Josh steps up his efforts to beat his girlfriend,... See full summary »

Writer: Aaron Sorkin | Director: Alex Graves | Stars: Rob Lowe, Dulé Hill, Allison Janney, Janel Moloney

5. Square Pegs (1982–1983)
Episode: To Serve Weemawee All My Days (1983)

TV-G | Comedy

8.8
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Lauren and Patty are pitted against Muffy when they go to bat for their favorite teacher. His radical lifestyle and unconventional teaching methods threaten to get him fired from Weemawee.

Creator: Anne Beatts | Director: Kim Friedman | Stars: Sarah Jessica Parker, Amy Linker, Merritt Butrick, John Femia

7. M*A*S*H (1972–1983)

TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy, Drama, War

8.5
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The staff of an army hospital in the Korean war find that laughter is the best way to deal with their situation.

Stars: Alan Alda, Wayne Rogers, Loretta Swit, Jamie Farr

8. That's Life (1968–1969)

60 min | Comedy, Musical

8.5
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The life and love of a young couple is told through a series of monologues, sketches, and song and dance routines.Each episode followed how they met, fell in love, and subsequent married ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Morse, E.J. Peaker, Kay Medford, Shelley Berman

9. Square Pegs (1982–1983)
Episode: Halloween XII (1982)

TV-G | Comedy

8.5
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Patty and Lauren are exuberant over being invited to a Halloween party with the "popular kids." But the festivities turn spooky with the overwhelming sense that they're being watched.

Creator: Anne Beatts | Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Sarah Jessica Parker, Amy Linker, Merritt Butrick, John Femia

10. Out of the Blue (1979– )
Episode: Random's Arrival (1979)

Comedy, Fantasy

8.5
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A not so perfect angel named Random must prove his heavenly powers to a brood of newly orphaned children by conjuring up a visit from the unpredictable Mork from Ork.

Writers: Thomas L. Miller, Robert L. Boyett | Stars: Jimmy Brogan, Dixie Carter, Tammy Lauren, Hannah Dean

11. Eerie, Indiana (1991–1992)
Episode: Reality Takes a Holiday (1992)

TV-Y7 | Drama, Family, Horror

8.5
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Marshall finds a script in his mailbox for a TV show called Eerie, Indiana. As he starts reading, he suddenly finds himself on a TV set where his family are just actors and everyone calls him Omri.

Creators: Jose Rivera, Karl Schaefer | Director: Ken Kwapis | Stars: Omri Katz, Justin Shenkarow, Mary-Margaret Humes, Francis Guinan

12. Square Pegs (1982–1983)
Episode: Open 24 Hours (1982)

TV-G | Comedy

8.4
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The music industry might never be the same when Weemawee High's Career Week influences Johnny to start his own rock band, with best friend Marshall acting as the manager.

Creator: Anne Beatts | Director: Kim Friedman | Stars: Sarah Jessica Parker, Amy Linker, Merritt Butrick, John Femia

13. Seinfeld (1989–1998)
Episode: The Scofflaw (1995)

TV-PG | 23 min | Comedy

8.4
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Kramer is walking down a street and sees a man littering. He calls the guy a "pig" but doing so offends a cop who is standing a few feet away. Of course, the cop isn't paying attention and ... See full summary »

Writers: Larry David, Jerry Seinfeld, Peter Mehlman, Carol Leifer | Director: Andy Ackerman | Stars: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander

14. Sledge Hammer! (1986–1988)

30 min | Action, Comedy

8.3
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The adventures of a dumb police detective who always looks for the most violent solution to any problem.

Creator: Alan Spencer | Stars: David Rasche, Anne-Marie Martin, Harrison Page, Leslie Morris

15. Ellery Queen (1975–1976)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Family

8.3
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The son of a police detective solves baffling crimes.

Stars: Jim Hutton, David Wayne, Tom Reese, John Hillerman

16. Throwdown (2014)

R | Action, Thriller

8.3
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A young criminal defense attorney struggles with a homicide case that is not as cut and dry as it appears while battling a drinking habit. The story goes beyond the lives of those directly ... See full summary »

Writers: Wes Miller, Jack Ulrich | Director: Timothy Woodward Jr. | Stars: Timothy Woodward Jr., Mischa Barton, Vinnie Jones, Danny Trejo

17. Actors Entertainment (2009– )

G | 60 min | Talk-Show

8.3
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Stars: John Michael Ferrari, Yi Tian, Brett Walkow, Judith Cubas Jones

18. Spencer (1984–1985)

30 min | Comedy

8.3
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Creator: Sy Rosen | Stars: Ronny Cox, Richard Sanders, Amy Locane, Mimi Kennedy

19. Courage, New Hampshire (2011– )

60 min | Drama, History

8.3
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Stars: James Patrick Riley, Jonathan Salisbury, Allen Marsh, Nathan Kershaw

20. M*A*S*H (1972–1983)
Episode: Adam's Ribs (1974)

TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy, Drama, War

8.3
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After literally being fed up with mess hall food, Hawkeye goes on a desperate quest to order barbecue spare ribs from his favorite restaurant, Adam's Ribs, at Dearborn Station in Chicago.

Writers: Laurence Marks, Larry Gelbart | Director: Gene Reynolds | Stars: Alan Alda, Wayne Rogers, McLean Stevenson, Loretta Swit

21. Gimme a Break! (1981–1987)
Episode: Nell Goes to Jail (1982)

Comedy

8.3
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When the Kaniskys' phone service is mistakenly cut off for non-payment (it was supposed to be a Chinese woman), Nell clashes with the service representative at the phone company.

Creators: Mort Lachman, Sy Rosen | Director: Jim Drake | Stars: Nell Carter, Dolph Sweet, Lauri Hendler, Kari Michaelsen

22. The Twilight Zone (1985–1989)
Episode: Profile in Silver/Button, Button (1986)

TV-PG | 60 min | Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Mystery

8.3
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"Profile in Silver": After preventing the assassination of President Kennedy, a historian from the future faces the consequences of his act. "Button, Button": A couple receives a box with a button -- and an unusual offer.

Writers: Rod Serling, J. Neil Schulman, Richard Matheson, Rockne S. O'Bannon | Directors: John D. Hancock, Peter Medak | Stars: Lane Smith, Andrew Robinson, Louis Giambalvo, Barbara Baxley

23. The Rockford Files (1974–1980)
Episode: The Big Ripoff (1974)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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Suspecting her ex-lover was killed by his wife, a woman hires Rockford to jet to Europe to compile evidence. After a fling with the widow, Rockford suspects Steve Nelson faked his death. ... See full summary »

Writers: Roy Huggins, Stephen J. Cannell, Robert Hamner | Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: James Garner, Noah Beery Jr., Jill Clayburgh, Norman Burton

24. Columbo (1971–2003)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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With his rumpled raincoat, ever-present cigar, bumbling demeanour and Sherlock Holmesian powers of deduction, disarmingly polite homicide detective Lieutenant Columbo took on some of the most cunning murderers in Los Angeles, most of whom made one fatal, irrevocable mistake: underestimating his investigative genius.

Creators: Richard Levinson, William Link | Stars: Peter Falk, Mike Lally, John Finnegan, Bruce Kirby

25. The Rockford Files (1974–1980)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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The cases of an easy going ex-convict turned private investigator.

Creator: Stephen J. Cannell | Stars: James Garner, Noah Beery Jr., Joe Santos, Luis Delgado

26. Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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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

27. Eerie, Indiana (1991–1992)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Drama, Family, Horror

8.2
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Marshall Teller's family moves to the small country town of Eerie, Indiana (Pop. 16,661). There, Marshall discovers that Eerie, as he puts it, "is the center of weirdness for the universe".... See full summary »

Creators: Jose Rivera, Karl Schaefer | Stars: Omri Katz, Justin Shenkarow, Mary-Margaret Humes, Francis Guinan

28. Outlaws (1986–1987)

60 min | Crime, Sci-Fi, Western

8.2
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Five cowboys are sent forward through time from 1886 to 1986, and fight crime.

Creator: Nicholas Corea | Stars: Rod Taylor, William Lucking, Richard Roundtree, Charles Napier

29. Square Pegs (1982–1983)
Episode: Pilot (1982)

TV-G | Comedy

8.2
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Sarah Jessica Parker and Amy Linker star as best friends and new high school students in this series premiere. The two best friends are anxious to fit in at Weemawee High and become popular.

Creator: Anne Beatts | Director: Kim Friedman | Stars: Sarah Jessica Parker, Amy Linker, Merritt Butrick, John Femia

30. Ellery Queen (1975–1976)
Episode: Too Many Suspects (1975)

92 min | Crime, Drama, Family

8.2
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When a famous fashion designer is found murdered, Inspector Richard Queen of the NYPD is baffled by her dying clue, prompting him to bring in his son, mystery writer Ellery Queen, to help in the investigation.

Writers: Frederic Dannay, Manfred Lee, Richard Levinson, William Link | Director: David Greene | Stars: Jim Hutton, David Wayne, Ray Milland, Kim Hunter

31. Barney Miller (1974–1982)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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The captain of a city police station and his staff handle the various local troubles and characters that come to the building.

Creators: Danny Arnold, Theodore J. Flicker | Stars: Hal Linden, Abe Vigoda, Steve Landesberg, Gregory Sierra

32. Being There (1979)

PG | 130 min | Comedy

8.1
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A simple, sheltered gardener becomes an unlikely trusted adviser to a powerful businessman and an insider in Washington politics.

Writer: Jerzy Kosinski | Director: Hal Ashby | Stars: Peter Sellers, Shirley MacLaine, Melvyn Douglas, Jack Warden

33. The Artist (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.0
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89 Metascore

A silent movie star meets a young dancer, but the arrival of talking pictures sends their careers in opposite directions.

Writer: Michel Hazanavicius | Director: Michel Hazanavicius | Stars: Jean Dujardin, Bérénice Bejo, John Goodman, James Cromwell

34. Sanford and Son (1972–1977)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.0
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The misadventures of a cantankerous junk dealer and his frustrated son.

Stars: Redd Foxx, Demond Wilson, LaWanda Page, Don Bexley

35. All the President's Men (1976)

R | 138 min | Drama, History, Mystery

8.0
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Reporters Woodward and Bernstein uncover the details of the Watergate scandal that leads to President Nixon's resignation.

Writers: Carl Bernstein, Bob Woodward, William Goldman | Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, Jack Warden, Martin Balsam

36. Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (1997–2002)

PG | 60 min | Mystery, Thriller, Fantasy

8.0
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Within the course of one hour 5 stories are shown. None of these stories have any logical explanation, and some of them actually occurred. You are left to decide which of these stories, if ... See full summary »

Creator: Lynn Lehmann | Stars: Jonathan Frakes, Don LaFontaine, James Brolin, David Andriole

37. These Boots Are Made for Walken (2007)

24 min | Short, Comedy

8.0
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Every time Ronnie gets his heart broken he takes on the persona of one of his favorite actors. This time it's Christopher Walken. Ronnie's brother, Benny, has always been the one to snap ... See full summary »

Writer: Jude Baas | Director: Jeremy Pack | Stars: Andrew Bowen, Daniel Goddard, Melanie Hawkins, Basil Hoffman

38. Sledge Hammer! (1986–1988)
Episode: Witless (1986)

Action, Comedy

8.0
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When an organized crime boss puts a price on his head, Sledge is able to take refuge with a peace-loving "Maninote" farmer and his daughter.

Creator: Alan Spencer | Director: Jackie Cooper | Stars: David Rasche, Anne-Marie Martin, Harrison Page, Al Ruscio

39. Ordinary People (1980)

R | 124 min | Drama

7.9
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85 Metascore

The accidental death of the older son of an affluent family deeply strains the relationships among the bitter mother, the good-natured father, and the guilt-ridden younger son.

Writers: Judith Guest, Alvin Sargent | Director: Robert Redford | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Mary Tyler Moore, Judd Hirsch, Timothy Hutton

40. The Elvira Show (1993– )

25 min | Comedy

7.9
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Elvira has moved to Manhattan, Kansas, with her wacky aunt Minerva and their talking cat. Elvira is working as a fortune teller and selling love potions on the side! Everything is going ... See full summary »

Stars: Cassandra Peterson, Katherine Helmond, Phoebe Augustine, Cristine Rose

41. Kung Fu (1972–1975)
Episode: Blood of the Dragon: Part 1 (1974)

54 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

7.9
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Kwai Chang Caine (DAVID CARRADINE) is stalked by two deadly adversaries: The Order of the Avenging Dragon--who act as guardians to the Royal Household of Imperial China and have sworn to ... See full summary »

Creator: Ed Spielman | Director: Richard Lang | Stars: David Carradine, Patricia Neal, Season Hubley, Eddie Albert

42. Beauty and the Beast (1987–1990)
Episode: Nor Iron Bars a Cage (1987)

60 min | Crime, Fantasy, Drama

7.9
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Accidentally caught on film, Vincent become the target of a scientist desperate to learn the truth about him.

Writers: Ron Koslow, Ron Perlman, Alex Gansa, Howard Gordon | Director: Thomas J. Wright | Stars: Linda Hamilton, Ron Perlman, Roy Dotrice, Jay Acovone

43. Outlaws (1986–1987)
Episode: Outlaws (1986)

PG | 97 min | Crime, Sci-Fi, Western

7.9
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Five time-tossed 1880's cowboys find themselves in the 1980's and start a detective agency.

Writer: Nicholas Corea | Director: Peter Werner | Stars: Rod Taylor, William Lucking, Charles Napier, Richard Roundtree

44. The Practice (1997–2004)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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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

45. Kung Fu (1972–1975)

60 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

7.8
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The adventures of a Shaolin Monk as he wanders the American West armed only with his skill in Kung Fu.

Creator: Ed Spielman | Stars: David Carradine, Keye Luke, Radames Pera, Philip Ahn

46. The Twilight Zone (1985–1989)

TV-PG | 45 min | Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Mystery

7.8
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A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but often have a wicked sense of humor and an unexpected twist.

Creator: Rod Serling | Stars: Robin Ward, Charles Aidman, Richard Mulligan, William Atherton

47. Ellery Queen (1975–1976)
Episode: The Adventure of the Lover's Leap (1975)

49 min | Crime, Drama, Family

7.8
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When an heiress is found dead from an apparent suicide, Ellery Queen suspects she was murdered, but the investigation is hindered by interference from radio detective Simon Brimmer.

Writers: Frederic Dannay, Manfred Lee, Richard Levinson, William Link, Robert Pirosh | Director: Charles S. Dubin | Stars: Jim Hutton, David Wayne, Don Ameche, Anne Francis

48. Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)
Episode: The Rise and Fall of Paul the Wall (1984)

60 min | Drama

7.8
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When an older lady shoots a burglar, it turns out it may have been a set up on her part rather than self defense. Hill & Renko put Paul "The Wall" Srignoli in a cell, only to have trouble ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Kozoll, Steven Bochco, Jacob Epstein, Michael I. Wagner | Director: Thomas Carter | Stars: Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz, Robert Prosky

49. Night Court (1984–1992)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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An eccentric fun-loving judge presides over an urban night court and all the silliness going on there.

Creator: Reinhold Weege | Stars: Harry Anderson, John Larroquette, Richard Moll, Charles Robinson

50. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)

PG | 137 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.7
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91 Metascore

After an encounter with U.F.O.s, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.

Writer: Steven Spielberg | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, François Truffaut, Teri Garr, Melinda Dillon