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1. Cannon (1971–1976)
Episode: The Hit Man (1974)

60 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

8.7
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Cannon is hired by a hit man to take his place, but he wants Cannon to save his mark, not kill him.

Director: William Wiard | Stars: William Conrad, Richard Kiley, Richard O'Brien, Ray Danton

Votes: 15

2. Salvage 1 (1979– )
Episode: Golden Orbit: Part 2 (1979)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.6
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Harry plans a return to space to salvage a communications satellite, Telcom, that's loaded with gold. While Klinger impounds the Vulture, Skip is trapped aboard an malfunctioning space station, and only the Salvage team can rescue him.

Director: Ron Satlof | Stars: Andy Griffith, Joel Higgins, Trish Stewart, Richard Jaeckel

Votes: 5

3. Mission: Impossible (1966–1973)
Episode: The System (1969)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.5
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The key witness in the trial against mob boss Constantine Victor, aka "Mr. V," has been killed. Only Victor's close friend, casino manager Johnny Costa knows enough to send Victor to prison... See full summary »

Director: Robert Gist | Stars: Peter Graves, Martin Landau, Barbara Bain, Greg Morris

Votes: 64

4. Harry O (1973–1976)
Episode: Double Jeopardy (1975)

Action, Crime, Drama

8.3
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Carl Milland is a legitimate, successful businessman who used to be a big-time gangster. Harry witnesses Mr. Milland's daughter being murdered on the beach, and sees a young man in the ... See full summary »

Director: John Newland | Stars: David Janssen, Anthony Zerbe, Kurt Russell, Will Kuluva

Votes: 15

5. 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: 3,214

6. 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: 4,844

7. 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: 556

8. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Nimble Nephew (1960)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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A developer sets up a trap to catch one of his nephews who he suspects of stealing information for their own profit. When the trap catches no one but the information leaks, he turns to Perry. Perry finds the thief - dead in his garage.

Director: Richard Kinon | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, Ray Collins

Votes: 61

9. 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: 5,491

10. Police Story (1973–1979)
Episode: Oxford Gray (1976)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Sgt. Kyles and Inv. McLiam try to break up the criminal activities of a local entrepreneur and philanthropist by bringing back his past as a violent revolutionary in Detroit and playing on his paranoia.

Director: Vince Edwards | Stars: John Amos, Eddie Egan, Emily Yancy, Susie Coelho

Votes: 6

11. 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: 598

12. Lock Up (1959–1961)

30 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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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: 53

13. Dallas (1978–1991)
Episode: Jock's Trial: Part 1 (1980)

49 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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The identity of the skeleton found on Ray Kreb's section of Southfork is revealed as a man last seen arguing with Jock many years ago. The D.A. accuses Jock of murder and puts him on trial.

Director: Irving J. Moore | Stars: Barbara Bel Geddes, Jim Davis, Patrick Duffy, Linda Gray

Votes: 55

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: 712

15. 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

16. Bewitched (1964–1972)
Episode: Hansel and Gretel in Samanthaland (1971)

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

7.8
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After Tabitha zaps Hansel and Gretel out of the story, Samantha must enter it to go after the runaway Tabitha.

Director: Richard Michaels | Stars: Elizabeth Montgomery, Dick Sargent, Agnes Moorehead, David White

Votes: 80

17. Police Woman (1974–1978)
Episode: The Company (1975)

50 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Following the gangland killing of a mafia thug during which an imprisoned don's name is uttered, Pepper makes an undercover trip to a clandestine, high-class gambling casino and witnesses ... See full summary »

Director: Alvin Ganzer | Stars: Angie Dickinson, Earl Holliman, Charles Dierkop, Ed Bernard

Votes: 12

18. Cannon (1971–1976)
Episode: The Endangered Species (1972)

60 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

7.8
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Cannon's friend, a yacht builder, is framed for killing his son on a hunting trip.

Director: Robert Douglas | Stars: William Conrad, Carl Betz, Katherine Justice, Billy Green Bush

Votes: 18

19. 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: 388

20. 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: 66

21. Mission: Impossible (1966–1973)
Episode: Mastermind (1969)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.7
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The team is sent to stop a criminal who has obtained information on high ranking government officials that the Syndicate can use to coerce them. So they use the man's eagerness to be the ... See full summary »

Director: Georg Fenady | Stars: Peter Graves, Leonard Nimoy, Greg Morris, Peter Lupus

Votes: 45

22. Simon & Simon (1981–1989)
Episode: The Secret of the Chrome Eagle (1983)

60 min | Action, Mystery, Drama

7.7
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When Simon and Simon Investigations agree to deliver a ridiculously rare automobile for a rich widow, a young woman who poses as a writer for a classic car magazine turns the joy ride into a nightmare.

Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: Gerald McRaney, Jameson Parker, Mary Carver, Eddie Barth

Votes: 19

23. 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: 11,582

24. 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, William Reynolds, Stephen Brooks

Votes: 598

25. 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

26. 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: 380

27. The Rockford Files (1974–1980)
Episode: Requiem for a Funny Box (1977)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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A washed-up comedian finds out about a Mob family member's secret, and gets Jim in trouble by framing him for a murder.

Director: William Wiard | Stars: James Garner, Noah Beery Jr., Joe Santos, Chuck McCann

Votes: 79

28. 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: 3,625

29. 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: 521

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: 252

31. Barnaby Jones (1973–1980)
Episode: Sing a Song of Murder (1973)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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"Rock star found with head smashed in empty pool" That headline would end the gravy train so his managers fake a kidnapping to salvage something, but they are unaware of a witness.

Director: Virgil W. Vogel | Stars: Buddy Ebsen, Lee Meriwether, Jackie Coogan, Arlene Golonka

Votes: 15

32. Amazing Stories (1985–1987)
Episode: You Gotta Believe Me (1986)

PG-13 | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.5
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Convinced that his vivid nightmare of a Boeing 747 crashing into his house is a horrific premonition, Earl Sweet desperately tries to alter fate.

Director: Kevin Reynolds | Stars: Charles Durning, Mary Betten, Ebbe Roe Smith, Wil Shriner

Votes: 109

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. Ironside (1967–1975)
Episode: Nightmare Trip (1972)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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While in Los Angeles for a prisoner exchange, Ed gets mugged by a couple of thugs and thrown down a hillside. With no I.D. the local cops throw him into jail.

Director: Raymond Burr | Stars: Raymond Burr, Don Galloway, Don Mitchell, Elizabeth Baur

Votes: 18

35. 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: 3,455

36. 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: 1,073

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. 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

39. 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

40. 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

41. 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

42. Knots Landing (1979–1993)
Episode: Kristin (1980)

TV-14 | Drama, Romance

7.2
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After being arrested in possession of drugs, Kristen arrives a Knots Landing after calling Valene for help. She is later caught in a compromising position with another resident.

Director: Nicholas Sgarro | Stars: James Houghton, Kim Lankford, Michele Lee, Constance McCashin

Votes: 8

43. The Streets of San Francisco (1972–1977)
Episode: The Runaways (1973)

52 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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Three runaways from Oregon, George, Jack and Sharon Morgan are squatting in an abandoned house. Sharon is very sick, but money is very limited. George decided to break into a local pharmacy after hours to obtain some medicine.

Director: Seymour Robbie | Stars: Karl Malden, Michael Douglas, Jeanette Nolan, Barry Livingston

Votes: 40

44. 77 Sunset Strip (1958–1964)
Episode: The Starlet (1960)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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Add a Plot

Director: André De Toth | Stars: Roger Smith, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Louis Quinn, Jacqueline Beer

Votes: 5

45. 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: 1,945

46. 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: 2,873

47. 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

48. Knots Landing (1979–1993)
Episode: Moments of Truth (1981)

TV-14 | Drama, Romance

7.1
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Ginger's baby shower ends in suspense and terror when armed robbers take the party guests hostage.

Director: Jeff Bleckner | Stars: James Houghton, Kim Lankford, Michele Lee, Constance McCashin

Votes: 7

49. Dallas (1978–1991)

60 min | Drama, Romance

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: 8,578

50. 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: 1,125