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1. 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

2. 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

3. The Devil's Advocate (1997)

R | 144 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.5
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60 Metascore

A hotshot lawyer gets more than he bargained for when he learns his new boss is Lucifer himself.

Writers: Andrew Neiderman, Jonathan Lemkin, Tony Gilroy | Director: Taylor Hackford | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Al Pacino, Charlize Theron, Jeffrey Jones

4. Three's Company (1977–1984)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.6
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The misadventures of two women and one man living in one apartment and their neighbors.

Stars: John Ritter, Joyce DeWitt, Suzanne Somers, Richard Kline

5. Charlie's Angels (1976–1981)

Not Rated | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.6
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The adventures of three sexy female private eyes.

Creators: Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts | Stars: Kate Jackson, Farrah Fawcett, Jaclyn Smith, David Doyle

6. 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

7. Good Times (1974–1979)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.4
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A poor Afro-American family make the best of things in the Chicago housing projects.

Stars: Ja'net DuBois, Ralph Carter, BernNadette Stanis, Jimmie Walker

8. The Doors (1991)

R | 140 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.2
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62 Metascore

The story of the famous and influential 1960s rock band and its lead singer and composer, Jim Morrison, from his days as a UCLA film student in Los Angeles, to his untimely death in Paris, France at age 27 in 1971.

Writers: Randall Jahnson, Oliver Stone | Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Val Kilmer, Meg Ryan, Kyle MacLachlan, Frank Whaley

9. The Jeffersons (1975–1985)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.5
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A nouveau riche, African-American family who move into a luxury apartment building develop close, if occasionally fractious, relationships with other tenants.

Stars: Isabel Sanford, Sherman Hemsley, Marla Gibbs, Roxie Roker

10. As the World Turns (1956–2010)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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Set in the fictional town of Oakdale, this long-running serial focuses on the relationships and difficulties of its inhabitants.

Creator: Irna Phillips | Stars: Terri Conn, Maura West, Michael Park, Roger Howarth

11. The Six Million Dollar Man (1974–1978)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.2
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After a crippled test pilot is rebuilt with nuclear powered limbs and implants, he serves as a unique intelligence agent.

Stars: Lee Majors, Richard Anderson, Martin E. Brooks, Lindsay Wagner

12. The Decoy Bride (2011)

PG | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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42 Metascore

When the world's media descend on the remote Scottish island where a Hollywood actress is attempting to get married, a local girl is hired as a decoy bride to put the paparazzi off the scent.

Writers: Neil Jaworski, Sally Phillips | Director: Sheree Folkson | Stars: Kelly Macdonald, David Tennant, Alice Eve, Michael Urie

13. Mary Tyler Moore (1970–1977)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.2
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The lives and trials of a young single woman and her friends, both at work and at home.

Stars: Mary Tyler Moore, Edward Asner, Gavin MacLeod, Valerie Harper

14. Kojak (1973–1978)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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A bald police detective with a fiery righteous attitude battles crime in his city.

Creator: Abby Mann | Stars: Telly Savalas, Dan Frazer, Kevin Dobson, George Savalas

15. McMillan & Wife (1971–1977)

120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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San Francisco attorney Stuart McMillan is named Commissioner of the San Francisco Police Department. With his pretty, but somewhat kooky, wife Sally, her hard-drinking housekeeper Mildred, ... See full summary »

Creator: Leonard Stern | Stars: Rock Hudson, John Schuck, Susan Saint James, Nancy Walker

16. Bang the Drum Slowly (1973)

PG | 96 min | Drama, Sport

6.9
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The story of the friendship between a star pitcher, wise to the world, and a half-wit catcher, as they cope with the catcher's terminal illness through a baseball season.

Writer: Mark Harris | Director: John D. Hancock | Stars: Michael Moriarty, Robert De Niro, Vincent Gardenia, Phil Foster

17. The Bob Newhart Show (1972–1978)

30 min | Comedy

8.2
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The professional and personal misadventures of a psychologist and his family, patients, friends and colleagues.

Stars: Bob Newhart, Suzanne Pleshette, Peter Bonerz, Bill Daily

18. 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

19. Maude (1972–1978)

30 min | Comedy

7.3
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This "All In The Family" spin-off centers around Edith's cousin, Maude Findlay. She's a liberal, independent woman living in Tuckahoe, NY with her fourth husband Walter, owner of Findlay's ... See full summary »

Stars: Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, Conrad Bain, Rue McClanahan

20. 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

21. Cannon (1971–1976)

60 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

7.0
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The cases of a fat private detective.

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

22. The Patty Duke Show (1963–1966)

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

7.3
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Cathy Lane, teen-aged daughter of a globe-trotting journalist, comes to live at the home of her uncle, a newspaper editor in New York City. Curiously, Cathy is the spitting image of her ... See full summary »

Creators: William Asher, Sidney Sheldon | Stars: Patty Duke, Jean Byron, William Schallert, Paul O'Keefe

23. Mannix (1967–1975)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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Mannix worked originally for Wickersham at Intertect and then struck out on his own, assisted by Peggy Fair (whose cop-husband had been killed) and police department contact Tobias.

Creators: Richard Levinson, William Link | Stars: Mike Connors, Gail Fisher, Ward Wood, Joseph Campanella

24. Vega$ (1978–1981)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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Dan Tanna is a private investigator in the gambling town of Las Vegas, Nevada. Las Vegas can be seedy or glamorous, depending upon the point of view. This show is also notable for perhaps ... See full summary »

Creator: Michael Mann | Stars: Robert Urich, Bart Braverman, Phyllis Davis, Greg Morris

25. S.W.A.T. (1975–1976)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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The missions of the Los Angeles Police Department's Special Weapons and Tactics unit.

Creators: Robert Hamner, Lee Stanley | Stars: Steve Forrest, Robert Urich, Rod Perry, Mark Shera

26. The Detective (1968)

Approved | 114 min | Crime, Drama

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Police detective Joe Leland investigates the murder of a homosexual man. While investigating, he discovers links to official corruption in New York City in this drama that delves into a ... See full summary »

Writers: Abby Mann, Roderick Thorp | Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Lee Remick, Ralph Meeker, Jack Klugman

27. Car 54, Where Are You? (1961–1963)

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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The misadventures of two of New York's finest (a Mutt and Jeff pair) in the mythical 53rd precinct in the Bronx. Toody, the short, stocky and dim-witted one either saves the day or muffs ... See full summary »

Creator: Nat Hiken | Stars: Joe E. Ross, Fred Gwynne, Paul Reed, Al Lewis

28. Lou Grant (1977–1982)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama

7.1
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After everyone on the "Mary Tyler Moore Show" got fired, Lou Grant went to Los Angeles and became city editor of the L.A. Tribune, owned by Mrs. Pynchon, with whom Lou often has loud but ... See full summary »

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

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. Let's Scare Jessica to Death (1971)

PG-13 | 89 min | Horror, Thriller

6.5
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A recently institutionalized woman has bizarre experiences after moving into a supposedly haunted country farmhouse and fears she may be losing her sanity once again.

Writers: John D. Hancock, Lee Kalcheim | Director: John D. Hancock | Stars: Zohra Lampert, Barton Heyman, Kevin O'Connor, Gretchen Corbett

31. The Edge of Night (1956–1984)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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In the fictional city of Monticello, attorney Mike Karr and his colleagues are involved in solving crimes and intrigue which touch the lives of many citizens. Some such citizens include ... See full summary »

Creator: Irving Vendig | Stars: Frances Fisher, Tony Craig, Terry Davis, Margaret Colin

32. The Rain People (1969)

R | 101 min | Drama

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Having discovered that she is pregnant, Natalie Ravenna (Shirley Knight), a Long Island housewife panics and leaves home to see if she might just possibly have made something different out ... See full summary »

Writer: Francis Ford Coppola | Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: James Caan, Shirley Knight, Robert Duvall, Marya Zimmet

33. Daniel (1983)

R | 130 min | Drama

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The fictionalized story of Daniel, the son of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, who were executed as Soviet spies in the 1950s.

Writer: E.L. Doctorow | Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Timothy Hutton, Mandy Patinkin, Lindsay Crouse, Edward Asner

34. Harry O (1973–1976)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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Harry Orwell is a world-weary private investigator who was forced to leave the Los Angeles Police Department after a bullet became lodged near his spine. Moving to San Diego, he lived on ... See full summary »

Creator: Howard Rodman | Stars: David Janssen, Anthony Zerbe, Paul Tulley, Henry Darrow

35. Montana (1998)

R | 96 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.4
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Claire is a tough gang member that has to find the Boss' mistress, Kitty, who ran away from him. She is accompanied by Boss' trigger-happy son Jimmy. Claire's colleague gangster Nick is ... See full summary »

Writers: Erich Hoeber, Jon Hoeber | Director: Jennifer Leitzes | Stars: Kyra Sedgwick, Stanley Tucci, Robin Tunney, Robbie Coltrane

36. This Is the Army (1943)

121 min | Comedy, Musical, War

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In WW I dancer Jerry Jones stages an all-soldier show on Broadway, called Yip Yip Yaphank. Wounded in the War, he becomes a producer. In WW II his son Johnny Jones, who was before his ... See full summary »

Writers: Casey Robinson, Claude Binyon | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: George Murphy, Joan Leslie, George Tobias, Alan Hale

37. N.Y.P.D. (1967–1969)

30 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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The three detectives fight every kind of criminal all over New York City. The show featured many actual New York locations, as well as episodes based on real New York police cases.

Creators: Arnold Perl, David Susskind | Stars: Jack Warden, Robert Hooks, Frank Converse, Ted Beniades

38. The Jackie Gleason Show (1952–1959)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy

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Stars: Jack Lescoulie, The June Taylor Dancers, Jackie Gleason, Art Carney

39. The Cemetery Club (1993)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy

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This comedy with much Jewish humor is about the widows Doris, Ester and Lucille, who's husbands died one after another in just a few years. The 3 friends in their 50s react quite ... See full summary »

Writer: Ivan Menchell | Director: Bill Duke | Stars: Ellen Burstyn, Olympia Dukakis, Diane Ladd, Danny Aiello

40. Switch (1975–1978)

90 min | Crime, Action, Drama

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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

41. Leadbelly (1976)

PG | 126 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.1
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The life of Blues and folk singer Huddie Leadbetter, nicknamed Leadbelly is recounted. Covering the good times and bad from his 20s to 40s. Much of that time was spent on chain gangs in the... See full summary »

Writer: Ernest Kinoy | Director: Gordon Parks | Stars: Roger E. Mosley, Paul Benjamin, Madge Sinclair, Alan Manson

42. Cafe Society (1995)

R | 107 min | Drama, Mystery

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A society playboy with a taste for the lowlife is set up for exploitation by an unscrupulous undercover cop and his shadowy political masters.

Writer: Raymond De Felitta | Director: Raymond De Felitta | Stars: Frank Whaley, Peter Gallagher, Lara Flynn Boyle, John Spencer

43. Whiffs (1975)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Crime

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A private applies to be a test subject for the military's new chemical weapons program. After many tests he decides to use his knowledge on chemical warfare to rob banks. He will need a partner, though.

Writer: Malcolm Marmorstein | Director: Ted Post | Stars: Elliott Gould, Eddie Albert, Harry Guardino, Godfrey Cambridge

44. Cop Hater (1958)

PG | 75 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.4
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The hardworking detectives of the 87th Precinct in an unnamed city during a massive heat wave investigate the seemingly random murders of policemen.

Writers: Evan Hunter, Henry Kane | Director: William Berke | Stars: Robert Loggia, Gerald S. O'Loughlin, Ellen Parker, Shirley Ballard

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

60 min | Drama

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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

46. The Blue Knight (1975–1976)

60 min | Action, Drama, Crime

7.0
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The exploits of Los Angeles beat cop Bumper Morgan.

Stars: George Kennedy, John Steadman, Barbara Rhoades, Lee Weaver

47. 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

48. Danger (1950–1955)

30 min | Drama

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Live psychological and murder mystery dramas and one of the first U.S. TV dramas to make effective use of background music.

Stars: Dick Stark, Edward Binns, Joseph Anthony, Richard Kiley

49. Kaz (1978–1979)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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The cases of former car thief-turned-criminal attorney Martin "Kaz" Kazinsky.

Creators: Don Carlos Dunaway, Ron Leibman | Stars: Ron Leibman, Patrick O'Neal, Mark Withers, Edith Atwater

50. Charles and Diana: Unhappily Ever After (1992 TV Movie)

M | 95 min | Biography, Drama

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Writer: Nancy Sackett | Director: John Power | Stars: Catherine Oxenberg, Roger Rees, Benedict Taylor, Tracy Brabin