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1. The Rockford Files (1974–1980)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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

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

2. The A-Team (1983–1987)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.6
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Four Vietnam vets, framed for a crime they didn't commit, help the innocent while on the run from the military.

Creators: Stephen J. Cannell, Frank Lupo | Stars: George Peppard, Mr. T, Dwight Schultz, Dirk Benedict

3. Alias Smith and Jones (1971–1973)

60 min | Comedy, Western

7.7
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Hannibal Heyes and Kid Curry, two of the most wanted outlaws in the history of the West, are popular "with everyone except the railroads and the banks", since "in all the trains and banks ... See full summary »

Creator: Glen A. Larson | Stars: Ben Murphy, Roger Davis, Pete Duel, Dennis Fimple

4. MacGyver (1985–1992)

48 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.7
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The adventures of a secret agent armed with almost infinite scientific resourcefulness.

Creator: Lee David Zlotoff | Stars: Richard Dean Anderson, Dana Elcar, Stephen Chang, Bruce McGill

5. Adam-12 (1968–1975)

30 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.7
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Two regular police officers patrol Los Angeles.

Creators: Robert A. Cinader, Jack Webb | Stars: Martin Milner, Kent McCord, Shaaron Claridge, William Boyett

6. I Dream of Jeannie (1965–1970)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.6
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A United States astronaut finds his life vastly complicated when he stumbles on to a bottle containing a female genie.

Creator: Sidney Sheldon | Stars: Barbara Eden, Larry Hagman, Bill Daily, Hayden Rorke

7. Knight Rider (1982–1986)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

6.8
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A lone crimefighter battles the forces of evil with the help of an indestructible and artificially intelligent supercar.

Creator: Glen A. Larson | Stars: David Hasselhoff, Edward Mulhare, Richard Basehart, Patricia McPherson

8. Diagnosis Murder (1993–2001)

60 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama

6.8
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Dr. Mark Sloan is a doctor at Community General Hospital, and he is a consultant for the police department. His son Steve Sloan is a detective for the department. He and his father, along ... See full summary »

Creator: Joyce Burditt | Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Barry Van Dyke, Victoria Rowell, Charlie Schlatter

9. CHiPs (1977–1983)

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

6.4
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The adventures of two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers.

Creator: Rick Rosner | Stars: Erik Estrada, Larry Wilcox, Robert Pine, Paul Linke

10. Mission: Impossible (1966–1973)

50 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.0
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An elite covert operations unit carries out highly sensitive missions subject to official denial in the event of failure, death or capture.

Creator: Bruce Geller | Stars: Peter Graves, Barbara Bain, Greg Morris, Peter Lupus

11. The Fall Guy (1981–1986)

60 min | Action, Adventure

7.1
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The adventures of a film stunt performer who moonlights as a bounty hunter when movie work is slow.

Creator: Glen A. Larson | Stars: Lee Majors, Douglas Barr, Heather Thomas, Markie Post

12. Hart to Hart (1979–1984)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.7
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The globe-trotting adventures of amateur detectives Jonathan and Jennifer Hart.

Creator: Sidney Sheldon | Stars: Robert Wagner, Stefanie Powers, Lionel Stander, Lee Wilkof

13. The Greatest American Hero (1981–1983)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.3
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A teacher is asked to be a superhero using a special alien suit with powers he can barely understand or control.

Creator: Stephen J. Cannell | Stars: William Katt, Connie Sellecca, Robert Culp, Don Cervantes

14. Marcus Welby, M.D. (1969–1976)

60 min | Drama

7.2
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The show is about doctors Marcus Welby, a general practitioner and Steven Kiley, Welby's young assistant. The two try to treat people as individuals in an age of specialized medicine and ... See full summary »

Creator: David Victor | Stars: Robert Young, James Brolin, Elena Verdugo, Pamela Hensley

15. Renegade (1992–1997)

45 min | Action, Drama

5.9
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After crooked cop Lieutenant "Dutch" Dixon kills his girlfriend and frames him for murder, Reno Raines escapes from jail and goes on the run. Teaming up with Bobby Sixkiller and Cheyenne ... See full summary »

Creator: Stephen J. Cannell | Stars: Lorenzo Lamas, Branscombe Richmond, Kathleen Kinmont, Stephen J. Cannell

16. Quincy M.E. (1976–1983)

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

7.4
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The cases of a coroner who investigates suspicious deaths that usually suggest murder.

Creators: Glen A. Larson, Lou Shaw | Stars: Jack Klugman, John S. Ragin, Robert Ito, Joseph Roman

17. Hunter (1984–1991)

48 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
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Detective Sergeant Rick Hunter and his partner, Sergeant Dee Dee McCall, are homicide investigators with the Los Angeles Police Department. Often they must go undercover to catch a variety ... See full summary »

Creator: Frank Lupo | Stars: Fred Dryer, Stepfanie Kramer, Charles Hallahan, Perry Cook

18. T.J. Hooker (1982–1986)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.9
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The weekly adventures of tough-as-nails veteran police officer Sgt. T.J. Hooker, who rides the beat with his rookie partner Vince Romano.

Creator: Rick Husky | Stars: William Shatner, Heather Locklear, Adrian Zmed, James Darren

19. Kolchak: The Night Stalker (1974–1975)

51 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

8.5
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A newspaper reporter investigates strange supernatural occurrences in Chicago.

Stars: Darren McGavin, Simon Oakland, Jack Grinnage, Ruth McDevitt

20. B.J. and the Bear (1978–1981)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy

6.4
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A trucker and his pet monkey travel the highways of America, getting into various adventures and misadventures along the way.

Creators: Glen A. Larson, Christopher Crowe | Stars: Greg Evigan, Eric Server, Linda McCullough, Candi Brough

21. The Monkees (1966–1968)

30 min | Comedy, Music

7.7
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The misadventures of a struggling rock band.

Stars: Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith, Peter Tork

22. The Young Riders (1989–1992)

60 min | Romance, Western

7.9
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The adventures of the riders of the Pony Express.

Stars: Stephen Baldwin, Josh Brolin, Ty Miller, Gregg Rainwater

23. The Flying Nun (1967–1970)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy

6.4
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The misadventures of a nun who can fly and her convent and neighbours.

Creators: Harry Ackerman, Max Wylie | Stars: Sally Field, Marge Redmond, Madeleine Sherwood, Alejandro Rey

24. It Takes a Thief (1968–1970)

51 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

8.1
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The adventures of suave cat burglar Alexander Mundy, who plies his trade for the U.S. Government.

Creator: Roland Kibbee | Stars: Robert Wagner, Fred Astaire, Malachi Throne, Edward Binns

25. Baretta (1975–1978)

60 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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The cases of maverick undercover New York detective Tony Baretta.

Creator: Stephen J. Cannell | Stars: Robert Blake, Tom Ewell, Edward Grover, Michael D. Roberts

26. Riptide (1984–1986)

60 min | Action, Thriller, Crime

6.7
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Three vietnam veterans (Nick Ryder, Cody Allen and Murray Bozinsky) now work as private eyes in sunny southern California. Nick and Cody are the muscles and Murray is a computer wizard of ... See full summary »

Creators: Stephen J. Cannell, Frank Lupo | Stars: Perry King, Joe Penny, Thom Bray, Jack Ging

27. Ironside (1967–1975)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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Wheelchair-bound detective Robert T. Ironside battles the bad guys on the streets of San Francisco.

Creator: Collier Young | Stars: Raymond Burr, Don Galloway, Don Mitchell, Barbara Anderson

28. The Commish (1991–1995)

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.2
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Slightly offbeat television police comedy/drama. Tony Scali is the police commissioner in a small town, where solutions to difficult situations often require considerable creativity. Tony's... See full summary »

Creators: Stephen J. Cannell, Stephen Kronish | Stars: Michael Chiklis, Theresa Saldana, Kaj-Erik Eriksen, Geoffrey Nauffts

29. McCloud (1970–1977)

120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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Sam McCloud is a rustic country sheriff from a rural part of the United States. He travels to the big city and joins the police force, using his country ways and laid-back approach to nab the bad guys.

Creator: Herman Miller | Stars: Dennis Weaver, J.D. Cannon, Terry Carter, Ken Lynch

30. Hardcastle and McCormick (1983–1986)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.5
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A retired judge and his last defendant follow up on cases that were dismissed due to technicalities.

Creators: Patrick Hasburgh, Stephen J. Cannell | Stars: Brian Keith, Daniel Hugh Kelly, John Hancock, Mary Jackson

31. Barnaby Jones (1973–1980)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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The exploits of milk-swilling, geriatric private eye Barnaby Jones.

Stars: Buddy Ebsen, Lee Meriwether, Mark Shera, John Carter

32. Baywatch Nights (1995–1997)

60 min | Action, Drama

3.7
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In this -far less successful, hence shorter-lived- Baywatch spin-off, Mitch Buchannon, the reliable lieutenant in charge of an LA county beach's lifeguards, moonlights -often literally, at ... See full summary »

Creators: Gregory J. Bonann, Michael Berk, David Hasselhoff, Douglas Schwartz | Stars: David Hasselhoff, Angie Harmon, Eddie Cibrian, Donna D'Errico

33. Cover Up (1984–1985)

60 min | Drama

7.9
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A fashion photographer and a veteran special forces soldier posing as her model go on intelligence missions around the world.

Creator: Glen A. Larson | Stars: Jennifer O'Neill, Richard Anderson, Mykelti Williamson, Irena Ferris

34. The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo (1979– )

60 min | Comedy

6.3
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Sheriff Lobo's the corrupt sheriff from Orly County who appeared in several episodes during the first season of _"B.J. and the Bear" (1979)_, as B.J.'s occasional nemesis. He now stars in ... See full summary »

Creator: Glen A. Larson | Stars: Claude Akins, Brian Kerwin, Mills Watson, Janet Curtis-Larson

35. The Master (1984– )

60 min | Adventure, Drama, Action

4.0
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An aging American ninja master and his headstrong young apprentice search for the elder man's daughter.

Creator: Michael Sloan | Stars: Lee Van Cleef, Timothy Van Patten, Shô Kosugi, Cynthia Lea Clark

36. Man's Favorite Sport? (1964)

Approved | 120 min | Comedy, Romance

7.2
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Roger Willoughby is considered to be a leading expert on sports fishing. He's written books on the subject and is loved by his customers in the sporting goods department at Abercrombie and ... See full summary »

Writers: Pat Frank, John Fenton Murray, Steve McNeil | Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Rock Hudson, Paula Prentiss, Maria Perschy, John McGiver

37. Our House (1986–1988)

60 min | Drama, Family

7.0
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Following the death of his son, Gus Witherspoon takes in his daughter-in-law and his three grandchildren to live with him. Adjustment to the new arrangement is not easy on any of them.

Creator: James Lee Barrett | Stars: Wilford Brimley, Deidre Hall, Shannen Doherty, Chad Allen

38. The New Mike Hammer (1984–1989)

60 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

6.9
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The cases of Mickey Spillane's classic private eye character.

Creator: Larry Brody | Stars: Stacy Keach, Lindsay Bloom, Don Stroud, Kent Williams

39. Get Christie Love! (1974–1975)

60 min | Drama, Crime

6.3
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Adventures of sexy & sassy black undercover cop Christie Love.

Stars: Teresa Graves, Charles Cioffi, Jack Kelly, Herbert Jefferson Jr.

40. Red Line 7000 (1965)

Approved | 110 min | Action, Drama, Sport

5.8
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The story of three racing drivers and three women, who constantly have to worry for the lives of their boyfriends. Jim Loomis and Mike Marsh drive for Pat Cassarian. Jim expects his fiancée... See full summary »

Writers: George Kirgo, Howard Hawks | Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: James Caan, Laura Devon, Gail Hire, Charlene Holt

41. Switch (1975–1978)

90 min | Crime, Action, Drama

7.2
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An ex-cop and an ex-con start their own detective agency.

Creator: Glen A. Larson | Stars: Robert Wagner, Eddie Albert, Charlie Callas, Sharon Gless

42. Enos (1980–1981)

60 min | Action, Comedy

5.5
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When he captured two notorious badguys back in Hazzard County, bumpkin deputy Enos was invited to join a Special Branch of the Los Angeles Police. His country manners annoy his black ... See full summary »

Stars: Sonny Shroyer, Samuel E. Wright, John Dehner, John Milford

43. 240-Robert (1979–1981)

60 min | Adventure

7.8
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The missions of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Emergency Services Detail.

Stars: John Bennett Perry, Mark Harmon, Joanna Cassidy, Brian Frishman

44. Angels from Hell (1968)

Approved | 86 min | Action

4.9
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A destructive ex-motorcycle gang leader comes home from Vietnam to resume his life. His desire to form a powerful gang has the police running scared. But, will he succeed...

Writer: Jerome Wish | Director: Bruce Kessler | Stars: Tom Stern, Ted Markland, Jack Starrett, Arlene Martel

45. Hardball (1989–1990)

90 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.8
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Charlie Battles is a veteran cop who was about to be assigned a desk job. When he is teamed with a hotshot, Kaz Kaczierowski. Together, they team up, constantly being at odds over how to handle criminals.

Creator: Robert Palm | Stars: John Ashton, Richard Tyson, John Pappas, Barney McFadden

46. The Gay Deceivers (1969)

R | 97 min | Comedy

5.9
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Danny and Elliot avoid military service by pretending to be gay, but they have to act the part when the recruiting officer doesn't buy it.

Writers: Abe Polsky, Gil Lasky, Jerome Wish | Director: Bruce Kessler | Stars: Kevin Coughlin, Brooke Bundy, Lawrence P. Casey, Jo Ann Harris

47. J.J. Starbuck (1987–1988)

60 min | Adventure

6.9
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Texas billionaire J.J. Starbuck drives around the country in a 1961 Lincoln convertible, with horns on the hood, acting as a private detective solving crimes. He charms the police and ... See full summary »

Stars: Dale Robertson, Shawn Weatherly, Jimmy Dean, Ben Vereen

48. Pointman (1995– )

Action

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Connie Harper is living the good life as the owner of Spanish Pete's, a beach resort. Occasionally his services as bodyguard are called upon by people who have nowhere else to turn.

Creators: Maurice Hurley, Joel Surnow | Stars: Jack Scalia, Ren Trella, Sandra Thigpen, Jaime Cardriche

49. Disney Presents The 100 Lives of Black Jack Savage (1991– )

60 min | Adventure, Comedy

7.8
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Long ago the evil pirate Black Jack Savage ruled over the sea. However, he was finally captured and was hanged for his crimes in the courtyard of his own castle. Years later Barry Tarberry,... See full summary »

Stars: Daniel Hugh Kelly, Roma Downey, Bert Rosario, Steve Hytner

50. Simon, King of the Witches (1971)

R | 99 min | Horror

6.0
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Simon, a young man with magic power, invokes the help of the evil forces in order to take revenge of a man who cheated him with a bad cheque.

Writer: Robert Phippeny | Director: Bruce Kessler | Stars: Allyson Ames, Sharon Berryhill, Jerry Brooke, Norman Burton