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1. Highway to Heaven (1984–1989)
Episode: We Have Forever: Part 2 (1988)

Not Rated | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy

9.4
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When an embittered Jonathan, now a mortal, turns his back on everything and everyone, including Mark, a young woman offers him shelter and with the power of love helps him to recover his lost faith and hope.

Director: Michael Landon | Stars: Michael Landon, Victor French, Leann Hunley, Dorothy McGuire

Votes: 35

2. Highway to Heaven (1984–1989)
Episode: We Have Forever: Part 1 (1988)

Not Rated | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy

9.3
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When his former wife passes away, Jonathan hopes that he'll be released from his duties to be reunited with her in Heaven, but "The Boss" wants him to stay on Earth. When Jonathan becomes ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Landon | Stars: Michael Landon, Victor French, Leann Hunley, Dorothy McGuire

Votes: 37

3. Highway to Heaven (1984–1989)
Episode: Keep Smiling (1986)

Not Rated | 48 min | Drama, Fantasy

9.2
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Jonathan is given one of the most emotional assignments he's ever had ... to help his own widow regain her love for life.

Director: Michael Landon | Stars: Michael Landon, Victor French, Richard McGonagle, Dorothy McGuire

Votes: 38

4. St. Elsewhere (1982–1988)
Episode: Family Feud (1986)

TV-PG | Drama

8.9
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After giving blood, Caldwell gets some sobering news. Mrs. Endicott decides to go under the knife. Morrison, Fiscus, Clancy and Mona become entangled in a love triangle.

Director: Mark Tinker | Stars: Ed Flanders, William Daniels, Norman Lloyd, Ed Begley Jr.

Votes: 8

5. What's My Line? (1950–1967)

30 min | Family, Game-Show

8.7
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Four panelists must determine guests' occupations - and, in the case of famous guests, while blindfolded, their identity - by asking only "yes" or "no" questions.

Stars: John Daly, Arlene Francis, Bennett Cerf, Dorothy Kilgallen

Votes: 1,024

6. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1991)

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.6
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A Disney-produced anthology covering many different genres.

Stars: Walt Disney, Paul Frees, Clarence Nash, Slim Pickens

Votes: 1,174

7. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Henry Fonda: Hollywood's Quiet Hero (1997)

45 min | Documentary, Biography

8.6
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Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Henry Fonda, Jane Fonda, Peter Fonda

Votes: 83

8. St. Elsewhere (1982–1988)
Episode: Family Ties (1986)

TV-PG | Drama

8.5
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The matriarch of the wealthy political Endicott family comes to the hospital for an extended stay; Auschlander is less than thrilled about the Endicotts being at the hospital; Morrison must... See full summary »

Director: Allan Arkush | Stars: Ed Flanders, William Daniels, Norman Lloyd, Ed Begley Jr.

Votes: 6

9. Rich Man, Poor Man (1976– )

60 min | Drama

8.4
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An examination of the trials and tribulations of the Jordache family, from the period following World War II to the late 1960s.

Stars: Peter Strauss, Nick Nolte, Susan Blakely, Dorothy McGuire

Votes: 2,186

10. Robert Montgomery Presents (1950–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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Hollywood actor-director-producer Robert Montgomery introduced each telecast, sometimes interviewing one of the stars and sometimes appearing in the play himself.

Stars: Robert Montgomery, John Newland, Vaughn Taylor, Elizabeth Montgomery

Votes: 65

11. The Red Skelton Hour (1951–2016)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy

8.3
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Long-running weekly show that spotlighted legendary comedian and beloved TV clown, Red Skelton. Each show featured comedy skits, gags and vignettes starring Skelton and guest performers.

Stars: Red Skelton, David Rose and His Orchestra, Art Gilmore, Tom Hansen Dancers

Votes: 701

12. The United States Steel Hour (1953–1963)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Live drama series that was one of the best television shows ever shown. Over two hundred live plays, covering all aspects of society, were shown.

Stars: Richard Kiley, Betsy Palmer, Hans Conried, Jeff Donnell

Votes: 84

13. This Is Your Life (1971–1973)

30 min | Biography, Reality-TV

8.3
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Stars: Ralph Edwards, Carol Channing, Bette Davis, Rose Marie

Votes: 91

14. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945)

PG | 129 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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Encouraged by her idealistic if luckless father, a bright and imaginative young woman comes of age in a Brooklyn tenement during the early 1900s.

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Dorothy McGuire, Joan Blondell, James Dunn, Lloyd Nolan

Votes: 5,902

15. American Masters (1985– )

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography

8.1
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Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Past subjects have included ... See full summary »

Stars: Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Peter Bogdanovich, Lee Grant

Votes: 511

16. This Is Your Life (1971–1973)
Episode: Vincent Price (1973)

Biography, Reality-TV

8.1
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Vincent Price is tonight's guest, featuring appearances from wife Mary and daughter Victoria, and celebrities in the audience as well, such as Dorothy McGuire and Mary Wickes.

Stars: Samuel Z. Arkoff, Hans Conried, Vincent Graham, Mary Grant

Votes: 15

17. St. Elsewhere (1982–1988)
Episode: Family Affair (1986)

TV-PG | Drama

8.0
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The Endicotts deal with the aftermath of traumatic events; Caldwell struggles to come to grips with his prognosis; Ehlrich meets a teen with growth problems while doing his community ... See full summary »

Director: Bruce Paltrow | Stars: Ed Flanders, William Daniels, Norman Lloyd, Ed Begley Jr.

Votes: 8

18. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: Goldwyn: The Man and His Movies (2001)

Not Rated | 118 min | Documentary, Biography

8.0
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Documentary on the legendary Hollywood movie mogul, who created his own independent production company to produce such classics as Dodsworth, Stella Dallas, Wuthering Heights, The Little ... See full summary »

Directors: Mark A. Catalena, Peter Jones | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Dana Andrews, Ann Blyth, Marlon Brando

Votes: 169

19. Rich Man, Poor Man (1976– )
Episode: Part I: Chapters 1 and 2 (1976)

120 min | Drama

8.0
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Story begins at VE Day celebration at the school where elder son of a German immigrant, Rudy Jordache is a student. Younger brother, Tom, is also in attendance, but leaves when it is too "... See full summary »

Director: David Greene | Stars: Peter Strauss, Nick Nolte, Susan Blakely, Edward Asner

Votes: 45

20. St. Elsewhere (1982–1988)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama

7.9
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The lives and work of the staff of St. Eligius Hospital, an old and disrespected Boston teaching hospital.

Stars: Ed Begley Jr., William Daniels, Howie Mandel, David Morse

Votes: 2,658

21. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Bill Mumy

Votes: 1,257

22. The 38th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (1986 TV Special)

180 min | Family

7.9
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Director: Jeff Margolis | Stars: Steve Allen, Harry Anderson, Eve Arden, Bea Arthur

Votes: 8

23. What's My Line? (1950–1967)
Episode: Episode dated 25 July 1954 (1954)

Family, Game-Show

7.9
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The first guest was the owner of Murphy beds. He only won $10.00 (one no answer). The second guest was a timer for a harness racing track... See full synopsis »

Director: Franklin Heller | Stars: John Daly, Steve Allen, Bennett Cerf, Arlene Francis

Votes: 9

24. American Playhouse (1981– )
Episode: I Never Sang for My Father (1988)

PG | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.9
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A man who wants to move on with his life by moving to California and marry his girlfriend, finds it difficult as he still lives in the towering shadow of his aging father.

Director: Jack O'Brien | Stars: William Cain, Harold Gould, Sonja Lanzener, Dorothy McGuire

Votes: 14

25. American Playhouse (1981– )

Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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Anthology series which ran on PBS throughout the 1980s.

Stars: Edward Herrmann, Robert Minkoff, Deanna Dunagan, Sada Thompson

Votes: 149

26. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Live dramatic shows featuring Hollywood stars. Initially, the show was a 30-minute weekly show but when it moved to NBC in August 1954, the show was extended to 60-minutes and the plays ... See full summary »

Stars: Ken Carpenter, Jay Jackson, Otto Kruger, Gordon MacRae

Votes: 70

27. The Runaways (1975 TV Movie)

90 min | Adventure, Family, Drama

7.8
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A teenager runs away from a foster home after being accused of stealing a bicycle. During a storm a leopard escapes from a wildlife park. The boy and the leopard shelter on a farm, and the ... See full summary »

Director: Harry Harris | Stars: Dorothy McGuire, Van Williams, John Randolph, Neva Patterson

Votes: 16

28. Another Part of the Forest (1972 TV Movie)

150 min | Drama

7.8
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Director: Daniel Mann | Stars: Barry Sullivan, William Bassett, Tiffany Bolling, Lane Bradbury

Votes: 9

29. Rich Man, Poor Man (1976– )
Episode: Part II: Chapters 3 and 4 (1976)

120 min | Drama

7.7
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In California at Uncle Harold's, Tom falls in love with the housekeeper. Julie gets a small part in a Broadway play, where Rudy goes to see her and finds her with a married man. Rudy gets ... See full summary »

Director: David Greene | Stars: Peter Strauss, Nick Nolte, Susan Blakely, Steve Allen

Votes: 30

30. The Enchanted Cottage (1945)

Approved | 91 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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A homely maid and a scarred ex-GI meet at the cottage where she works and where he was to spend his honeymoon prior to his accident. The two develop a bond and agree to marry, more out of ... See full summary »

Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Dorothy McGuire, Robert Young, Herbert Marshall, Mildred Natwick

Votes: 2,245

31. Friendly Persuasion (1956)

Unrated | 137 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.5
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The pacifist attitude of a Quaker family is tested as a result of the American Civil War.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Gary Cooper, Dorothy McGuire, Anthony Perkins, Richard Eyer

Votes: 5,217

32. The Spiral Staircase (1946)

Approved | 83 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.5
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In 1916, a shadowy serial killer is targeting women with "afflictions"; one night during a thunderstorm, the mute Helen feels menaced.

Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Dorothy McGuire, George Brent, Ethel Barrymore, Kent Smith

Votes: 7,194

33. Caroline? (1990 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Drama

7.5
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A mysterious woman claiming to be the deceased daughter of a rich man tries to solve the problems of his untrusting son and supposedly mentally handicaped daughter. But one question stands in her way: is she really Caroline?

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Stephanie Zimbalist, Pamela Reed, George Grizzard, Patricia Neal

Votes: 301

34. Rich Man, Poor Man (1976– )
Episode: Part V: Chapter 7 (1976)

60 min | Drama

7.5
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Now 1958, Tom returns to his old boxing coach and asks for a job. Tom has hired a private detective to find Teresa and Wesley, but the detective hasn't been paid and is sitting on the case.... See full summary »

Director: Boris Sagal | Stars: Peter Strauss, Nick Nolte, Susan Blakely, Kim Darby

Votes: 30

35. Gentleman's Agreement (1947)

Approved | 118 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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A reporter pretends to be Jewish in order to cover a story on anti-Semitism, and personally discovers the true depths of bigotry and hatred.

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Gregory Peck, Dorothy McGuire, John Garfield, Celeste Holm

Votes: 11,959

36. The Dark at the Top of the Stairs (1960)

Approved | 124 min | Drama

7.4
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In Oklahoma in the 1920s, Ruben Flood loses his job as a traveling salesman, when the company goes bankrupt. This adds to his worries at home. His wife Cora is frigid because of trying to ... See full summary »

Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Robert Preston, Dorothy McGuire, Eve Arden, Angela Lansbury

Votes: 598

37. The Best of Broadway (1954–1955)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.4
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Stars: Claudette Colbert, Reginald Gardiner, Margaret Hamilton, Helen Hayes

Votes: 21

38. AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Henry Fonda (1978 TV Special)

120 min | Documentary

7.4
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Henry Fonda is honored for his career in theater, television and film by friends, family, and co-workers.

Director: Marty Pasetta | Stars: Henry Fonda, Jane Alexander, Lucille Ball, Richard Burton

Votes: 145

39. Rich Man, Poor Man (1976– )
Episode: Part VI: Chapter 8 (1976)

60 min | Drama

7.4
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Rudy and Julie spend the day together, as if the thirteen years had not gone by. As Julie arrives home, Billy meets her at the door to tell her "Daddy is home and he's going to stay". ... See full summary »

Director: Boris Sagal | Stars: Peter Strauss, Nick Nolte, Susan Blakely, Bill Bixby

Votes: 29

40. Rich Man, Poor Man (1976– )
Episode: Part VII: Chapter 9 (1976)

60 min | Drama

7.4
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1962 and Rudy has informed Calderwood that he's "breaking up the partnership". Mrs. Jordache says her son is ambitious, with no time for anything, even his own mother. Is politics next? ... See full summary »

Director: David Greene | Stars: Peter Strauss, Nick Nolte, Susan Blakely, Kim Darby

Votes: 26

41. Little Women (1978– )
Episode: Pilot (1978)

200 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.4
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Louisa May Alcott's autobiographical account of her life with her three sisters in Concord, Massachusetts in the 1860s. With their father fighting in the American Civil War, sisters Jo, Meg... See full summary »

Director: David Lowell Rich | Stars: Meredith Baxter, Susan Dey, Ann Dusenberry, Eve Plumb

Votes: 153

42. The Love Boat (1977–1987)
Episode: Thanksgiving Cruise: The Best of Friends/Too Many Dads/Love Will Find a Way (1982)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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It's Thanksgiving. Among the passengers is a woman (Wendy Schaal) who wants to introduce her fiancé (Jim Knaub) to her parents (Lorne Greene and Dorothy McGuire) but she neglected to tell ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Kinon | Stars: Gavin MacLeod, Bernie Kopell, Fred Grandy, Ted Lange

Votes: 19

43. Old Yeller (1957)

Approved | 83 min | Family, Drama, Adventure

7.3
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A teenage boy grows to love a stray yellow dog while helping his mother and younger brother run their Texas homestead while their father is away on a cattle drive. First thought to be good-for-nothing mutt, Old Yeller is soon beloved by all.

Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Dorothy McGuire, Fess Parker, Tommy Kirk, Jeff York

Votes: 9,405

44. Rich Man, Poor Man (1976– )
Episode: Part VII: Chapter 10 (1976)

60 min | Drama

7.3
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Finally Tom confronts Falconetti after the third mate is assaulted by him and the other man now remembers where he saw Tom fight. Tom is told he must get off ship when they get into the New... See full summary »

Director: David Greene | Stars: Peter Strauss, Nick Nolte, Susan Blakely, Murray Hamilton

Votes: 26

45. Swiss Family Robinson (1960)

Approved | 126 min | Adventure, Family

7.2
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A Swiss family must survive being shipwrecked on a deserted island.

Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: John Mills, Dorothy McGuire, James MacArthur, Janet Munro

Votes: 10,923 | Gross: $40.35M

46. Climax! (1954–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.2
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This was an anthology series that presented a different story and different set of characters on each episode. It ran from 1954 to 1958 and featured Casino Royale of James Bond fame that lead to a feature film of the same name.

Stars: William Lundigan, Art Gilmore, Mary Costa, Harry Townes

Votes: 131

47. Hotel (1983–1988)
Episode: Skeletons (1985)

Drama, Romance

7.2
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Dave and Megan find themselves short of money. A cocktail waitress at the hotel has a past that causes problems for her boyfriend. A native American waits to die in the hotel foyer.

Director: Charles S. Dubin | Stars: James Brolin, Connie Sellecca, Shea Farrell, Nathan Cook

Votes: 8

48. Summer Magic (1963)

Approved | 110 min | Comedy, Family, Musical

7.1
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A Bostonian widow moves with her kids to the country.

Director: James Neilson | Stars: Hayley Mills, Dorothy McGuire, Burl Ives, Deborah Walley

Votes: 1,758

49. Amos (1985 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

7.1
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Amos Lasher loses his wife and home in an accident, finding himself in the care of the state, or specifically speaking, the Sunset Nursing Home. Here he finds the head nurse, Daisy Daws, ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Tuchner | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Elizabeth Montgomery, Dorothy McGuire, Pat Morita

Votes: 229

50. Mister 880 (1950)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

7.1
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Gentle romantic comedy about a Secret Service Agent trying to catch a cold case counterfeiter and a United Nations translator.

Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Edmund Gwenn, Dorothy McGuire, Millard Mitchell

Votes: 931