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1. Perry Mason (1957–1966)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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A master defense attorney handles difficult criminal cases for his accused clients.

Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, Ray Collins

Votes: 3,189

2. Bewitched (1964–1972)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.6
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A witch married to an ordinary man cannot resist using her magic powers to solve the problems her family faces.

Stars: Elizabeth Montgomery, Dick York, Dick Sargent, Agnes Moorehead

Votes: 11,494

3. 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.

Stars: Peter Graves, Barbara Bain, Greg Morris, Peter Lupus

Votes: 5,438

4. Dallas (1978–1991)

60 min | Drama

7.0
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The soapy, backstabbing machinations of Dallas oil magnate J.R. Ewing and his family.

Stars: Larry Hagman, Ken Kercheval, Patrick Duffy, Linda Gray

Votes: 8,541

5. 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.

Stars: James Garner, Noah Beery Jr., Joe Santos, Luis Delgado

Votes: 4,799

6. Mod Squad (1968–1973)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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Three young outsiders fight crime as undercover agents for the police.

Stars: Michael Cole, Clarence Williams III, Peggy Lipton, Tige Andrews

Votes: 1,113

7. Knots Landing (1979–1993)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama

6.7
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Gary and Valene Ewing, relatives of the Ewing clan of Dallas, arrive in Knots Landing to make a new home for themselves. However, scheming Abby Fairgate-Cunningham later breaks up their marriage when she seduces Gary.

Stars: Michele Lee, Ted Shackelford, Joan Van Ark, Kevin Dobson

Votes: 1,574

8. 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.

Stars: Raymond Burr, Don Galloway, Don Mitchell, Barbara Anderson

Votes: 1,917

9. Simon & Simon (1981–1989)

60 min | Action, Mystery, Drama

7.1
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Two brothers of disparate tastes and manners run a private detective agency.

Stars: Gerald McRaney, Jameson Parker, Mary Carver, Tim Reid

Votes: 2,841

10. The Streets of San Francisco (1972–1977)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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A veteran cop with more than 20 years of experience is teamed with a young Inspector to solve crimes in San Francisco.

Stars: Karl Malden, Michael Douglas, Reuben Collins, Richard Hatch

Votes: 3,420

11. Amazing Stories (1985–1987)

PG-13 | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.5
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Truly amazing, fantastical, funny and odd, and sometimes scary, sad and endearing stories are portrayed. Many famous actors, actresses and directors make guest appearances.

Stars: Charles Durning, Douglas Seale, Louis Giambalvo, Sharon Spelman

Votes: 3,590

12. Trapper John, M.D. (1979–1986)

60 min | Drama

6.7
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The Korean War MASH unit veteran operates as Chief Surgeon in a major city hospital with his colleagues.

Stars: Pernell Roberts, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Charles Siebert, Gregory Harrison

Votes: 1,038

13. Police Woman (1974–1978)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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This was the first TV cop show to feature a female lead - Sergeant "Pepper" Anderson, an undercover cop for the Criminal Conspiracy Unit of the Los Angeles Police Department.

Stars: Angie Dickinson, Earl Holliman, Charles Dierkop, Ed Bernard

Votes: 1,027

14. 77 Sunset Strip (1958–1964)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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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 »

Stars: Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Edd Byrnes, Roger Smith, Jacqueline Beer

Votes: 706

15. Barnaby Jones (1973–1980)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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The exploits of milk-swilling, geriatric private eye Barnaby Jones.

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

Votes: 1,382

16. Lou Grant (1977–1982)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama

7.3
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The trials of the former TV station manager, turned newspaper city editor, and his journalist staff.

Stars: Edward Asner, Robert Walden, Mason Adams, Jack Bannon

Votes: 1,064

17. Cannon (1971–1976)

60 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

6.7
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Frank Cannon is an overweight, balding ex-cop with a deep voice and expensive tastes in culinary pleasures; he becomes a high-priced private investigator.

Stars: William Conrad, Patrick Culliton, Tom Pittman, Charles Bateman

Votes: 1,608

18. Highway Patrol (1955–1959)

30 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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Powerful patrol cars, fast motorcycles, and superheterodyne two-way radios combine to fight crime on the rural highways of America's wide open spaces.

Stars: Broderick Crawford, Art Gilmore, William Boyett, Vance Skarstedt

Votes: 592

19. Man from Atlantis (1977–1978)

60 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.6
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The adventures of a man with amphibious abilities.

Stars: Patrick Duffy, Alan Fudge, Belinda Montgomery, Anson Downes

Votes: 1,402

20. The F.B.I. (1965–1974)

60 min | Drama, Crime

7.6
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The cases of the US Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Stars: Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Philip Abbott, Marvin Miller, William Reynolds

Votes: 594

21. The Paper Chase (1978–1986)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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A TV Series about a bunch of Law students, their everyday lives and their effort to make it through Law School. Hart, Ford, Bell and the rest of them have to face Kingsfield, the most ... See full summary »

Stars: John Houseman, James Stephens, Tom Fitzsimmons, James Keane

Votes: 555

22. Police Story (1973–1979)

120 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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Classic anthology series, which details the personal lives of the men and women of the Los Angeles Police Department. The stories ranged from highly dramatic to extremely funny. Even though... See full summary »

Stars: Scott Brady, Mel Scott, Don Meredith, Joe Santos

Votes: 514

23. The Carpetbaggers (1964)

PG | 150 min | Drama

6.5
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Jonas Cord is a disagreeable rich young tycoon on the corporate make, with some subplots about booze, broads and Hollywood in the 1930's.

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: George Peppard, Alan Ladd, Carroll Baker, Robert Cummings

Votes: 1,488

24. Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (1973 TV Movie)

Unrated | 74 min | Horror

6.9
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A young couple inherits an old mansion inhabited by small demon-like creatures who are determined to make the wife one of their own.

Director: John Newland | Stars: Kim Darby, Jim Hutton, Barbara Anderson, William Demarest

Votes: 2,568

25. Harry O (1973–1976)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.6
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Harry Orwell is a world-weary private investigator who was forced to leave the San Diego Police Department after a bullet became lodged near his spine. He lived on the beach, and, when not ... See full summary »

Stars: David Janssen, Anthony Zerbe, Paul Tulley, Henry Darrow

Votes: 376

26. Honey West (1965–1966)

30 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.7
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After the death of her father, sexy Honey West took over his high-tech private detective firm, assisted by rugged Sam Bolt and her pet ocelot Bruce.

Stars: Anne Francis, John Ericson, Bruce, Irene Hervey

Votes: 382

27. Salvage 1 (1979– )

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.6
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Harry runs a salvage operation, in which he and his partners reclaim trash and junk and sell it as scrap (or as other things). Harry also has a home-made spaceship which he sometimes uses ... See full summary »

Stars: Andy Griffith, Joel Higgins, Trish Stewart, J. Jay Saunders

Votes: 214

28. The Amazing Howard Hughes (1977 TV Movie)

215 min | Biography, Drama

6.7
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Howard Hughes is a driven man who amassed wealth and recognition as a Hollywood mover and shaker, aviation giant and man of mystery.

Director: William A. Graham | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Ed Flanders, James Hampton, Tovah Feldshuh

Votes: 384

29. The Clonus Horror (1979)

R | 90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

3.4
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Politicians scheme to clone themselves, assuring immortal life.

Director: Robert S. Fiveson | Stars: Peter Graves, Rick DiAngelo, Eugene Robert Glazer, Eileen Dietz

Votes: 1,940

30. Deadly Intentions (1985 TV Movie)

200 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama

7.5
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A young, naive woman falls for and marries a doctor but then she realizes that he is not what he seemed.

Director: Noel Black | Stars: Michael Biehn, Madolyn Smith Osborne, Morgana King, Jack Kruschen

Votes: 250

31. The Paul Lynde Show (1972–1973)

30 min | Comedy

7.1
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Paul Simms, a quiet, respectable attorney living with his wife and two daughters has his life turned upside down when his eldest daughter's new husband, Howie, takes up residence in the ... See full summary »

Stars: Paul Lynde, Elizabeth Allen, John Calvin, Jane Actman

Votes: 48

32. Lock Up (1959–1961)

30 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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Cases taken from the files and case histories of renowned Philadelphia defense attorney Herbert L. Maris.

Stars: Macdonald Carey, John Doucette, Joan Granville, Olive Carey

Votes: 54

33. From Here to Eternity (1980– )

60 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.4
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Soapy antics of the servicemen and women of Pearl Harbor in the aftermath of the Japanese bombing.

Stars: William Devane, Roy Thinnes, Kim Basinger, Constance Ball

Votes: 68

34. Jennifer: A Woman's Story (1979 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

6.4
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The widow of a wealthy executive battles schemes by factions of the board of directors as she fights to keep control of his shipbuilding company.

Director: Guy Green | Stars: Elizabeth Montgomery, Bradford Dillman, Scott Hylands, James Booth

Votes: 44

35. Chase (1973–1974)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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Adventures of an unconventional police unit led by Capt. Chase Reddick.

Stars: Mitchell Ryan, Wayne Maunder, Reid Smith, Michael Richardson

Votes: 30

36. The Girl with Something Extra (1973–1974)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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Sally and John Burton were normal but cute newlyweds attempting to begin a quiet new life together. The only problem was that Sally was "blessed" with powers of ESP. Her skills at ... See full summary »

Stars: Sally Field, John Davidson, Zohra Lampert, Jack Sheldon

Votes: 65

37. The New Temperatures Rising Show (1972–1974)

30 min | Comedy

7.3
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Set at the Capital General Hospital in Washington D.C., follows the adventures of the no-nonsense chief of surgery Dr. Vincent Campanelli and his all-nonsense staff.

Stars: Cleavon Little, Nancy Fox, Joan Van Ark, Reva Rose

Votes: 64

38. Destination Space (1959 TV Movie)

51 min | Sci-Fi

4.7
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From space pioneers to modernday missions, it's a thrilling look at man's quest to conquer space.

Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: Harry Townes, John Agar, Charles Aidman, Whitney Blake

Votes: 64

39. Welcome Home, Soldier Boys (1971)

R | 91 min | Drama

7.2
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A group of Green Berets return from Viet Nam and go on a cross country road trip which will result in a shocking conclusion.

Director: Richard Compton | Stars: Joe Don Baker, Paul Koslo, Alan Vint, Elliott Street

Votes: 85

40. Gridlock (1980 TV Movie)

100 min | Comedy

6.1
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Director: James Frawley | Stars: Desi Arnaz Jr., John Beck, Noah Beery Jr., William Bryant

Votes: 74

41. Goldie and the Boxer Go to Hollywood (1981 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

4.6
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Director: David Miller | Stars: O.J. Simpson, Melissa Michaelsen, Roger Bowen, Reb Brown

Votes: 30

42. Goldie and the Bears (1984 TV Movie)

60 min

3.8
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Following the death of a former football player turned private investigator, his daughter, his former coach, and three of his players take over his PI business.

Director: Russ Mayberry | Stars: Stephanie Faracy, Hulk Hogan, Ben Davidson, Julius Carry

Votes: 13

43. Police Story: Confessions of a Lady Cop (1980 TV Movie)

100 min | Crime, Drama

5.4
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Director: Lee H. Katzin | Stars: Karen Black, Don Murray, Eddie Egan, James Whitmore Jr.

Votes: 18

44. The Face of Fear (1971 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 75 min | Drama, Thriller

6.3
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A young Iowa schoolteacher, thinking she is dying of leukemia, goes to San Francisco, where she hires a mob killer to take her life. However, she soon changes her mind, and with the help of... See full summary »

Director: George McCowan | Stars: Ricardo Montalban, Jack Warden, Elizabeth Ashley, Dane Clark

Votes: 40

45. Jigsaw (1972 TV Movie)

100 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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A detective specializing in missing persons cases is accused of murder after being found unconscious in the apartment of a murdered state official.

Director: William A. Graham | Stars: James Wainwright, Vera Miles, Andrew Duggan, Edmond O'Brien

Votes: 16

46. Roadracers (1959)

74 min | Action, Drama

5.0
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The father of a race car driver blames him for a death on the track, disowns him, and sponsors a rival racer.

Director: Arthur Swerdloff | Stars: Joel Lawrence, Marian Collier, Skip Ward, Sally Fraser

Votes: 32

47. Fast Friends (1979 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

6.9
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A young divorced woman struggles to raise her young son and to succeed at her new job on the staff of a TV talk show, where she becomes close to the show's head writer.

Director: Steven Hilliard Stern | Stars: Carrie Snodgress, Dick Shawn, Edie Adams, Jed Allan

Votes: 19

48. Highway Patrol (1955–1959)
Episode: Cargo Hijack (1959)

30 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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An "Import Company" warehouse is used as a front for storage of merchandise stolen in a series of truck hijackings.

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Broderick Crawford, William Boyett, Kathleen Case, Douglas Odney

Votes: 8

49. Mod Squad (1968–1973)
Episode: Cricket (1971)

Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Julie and a young boy named Cricket go to the park where Cricket finds a gun dropped by a man he runs into. Cricket then accidentally shoots Julie and, thinking he's killed her, runs away.

Director: Michael Caffey | Stars: Michael Cole, Clarence Williams III, Peggy Lipton, Tige Andrews

Votes: 16

50. Police Story (1973–1979)
Episode: Death on Credit (1973)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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Det. Rick Cavelli goes undercover to investigate a theft ring that specializes in department stores and is involved in at least two murders.

Director: Edward M. Abroms | Stars: John Saxon, Laraine Stephens, Tina Louise, Rory Calhoun

Votes: 13