Most Popular Titles With Tom McKee

1. Maverick (1957–1962)
60 min | Action, Western, Adventure, Comedy
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Bret and Bart Maverick (and in later seasons, their English cousin, Beau) are well dressed gamblers who migrate from town to town always looking for a good game. Poker (5 card draw) is ... See full summary »

2. Wagon Train (1957–1965)
75 min | Drama, Western
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Stories of the journeys of a wagon train as it leaves post-Civil War Missouri on its way to California through the plains, deserts and Rocky Mountains. The first treks were led by gruff, ... See full summary »

3. Dragnet (1951–1959)
30 min | Drama, Crime, Mystery
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Sgt. Joe Friday and his partners methodically investigate crimes in Los Angeles.

4. The Donna Reed Show (1958–1966)
30 min | Comedy, Family
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Another popular 1950's sitcom about a close family. The Stones consist of loving homemaker Donna, her pediatrician husband Alex, and their children Mary and Jeff. Many situations arise like... See full summary »

5. Jailhouse Rock (1957)
96 min | Drama, Music, Musical
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After serving time for manslaughter, young Vince Everett becomes a teenage rock star.

6. The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (1954–1959)
30 min | Adventure, Family, Western
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Rusty was orphaned in an Indian raid. He and his dog Rin Tin Tin were adopted by the troops at Fort Apache in Arizona, and helped establish law and order in and around Mesa Grande.

7. Circus Boy (1956–1958)
30 min | Adventure, Family, Western
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12-year-old Corky has been adopted by a traveling circus owned by Big Tim Champion. He is water boy to baby elephant Bimbo and otherwise participates in the behind-the-scenes life of the circus.

8. Bat Masterson (1958–1961)
30 min | Western
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Dressed-up dandy (derby and cane), gambler and lawman roams the West charming women and defending the unjustly accused. His primary weapon was his wit (and cane) rather than his gun.

9. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)
90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, War, Western
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10. Peter Gunn (1958–1961)
30 min | Action, Mystery, Crime, Drama
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The cases of a stylishly cool private detective.

11. The Deputy (1959–1961)
30 min | Western
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"That was the Arizona territory in 1880, and I was its chief marshal." So began this western series starring Henry Fonda as Simon Fry. Unfortunately, Fonda's character was fully integrated ... See full summary »

12. No Time for Sergeants (1958)
119 min | Comedy
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Will Stockdale is a country bumpkin drafted into the Air Force and too dumb to realize he's driving everyone around him crazy -- no one more than Sgt. King.

13. Blackboard Jungle (1955)
101 min | Drama
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A new English teacher at a violent, unruly inner-city school is determined to do his job, despite resistance from both students and faculty.

14. Cheyenne (1955–1963)
60 min | Western
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After the Civil war adventurer Cheyenne Bodie roamed the west looking for fights, women and bad guys to beat up. His job changed from episode to episode.

15. Tales of Wells Fargo (1957–1962)
60 min | Western
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Agent Jim Hardie shifts over its history from being mostly an agent helping Wells Fargo cope with badguys to being the owner of a ranch near San Francisco who still does some agent work.

16. Mr. Lucky (1959–1960)
30 min | Drama, Adventure
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Mr. Lucky was an honest professional gambler who had won a plush floating casino, the ship Fortuna, and used it as his base of operations. Staying beyond the 12-mile limit, where he could ... See full summary »

17. Lawman (1958–1962)
30 min | Western
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Lawman is the story of Marshal Dan Troop of Laramie, Wyoming and his deputy Johnny McKay, an orphan Troop took under his wing. In the second season Lily Merrill opens The Birdcage Saloon ... See full summary »

18. Shirley Temple's Storybook (1958–1961)
60 min | Family, Fantasy, Romance
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19. The Millionaire (1955–1960)
30 min | Drama
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In this hit 1950's TV series, a millionaire indulges himself giving away one million dollars apiece to persons that he has never met.

20. Science Fiction Theatre (1955–1957)
25 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
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In this science-fiction anthology series host Truman Bradley introduces stories extrapolated from actual scientific data available in the 1950's, concentrating on such concepts as space ... See full summary »

21. Yancy Derringer (1958–1959)
30 min | Action, Western, Adventure
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Yancy Derringer, an ex-Confederate soldier turned gambler, was a suave lady's man in New Orleans, Louisiana. In reality, he was working for John Colton, the civil administrator of the city.... See full summary »

22. Tea and Sympathy (1956)
122 min | Drama
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Tom Lee is a sensitive boy of 17 whose lack of interest in the "manly" pursuits of sports, mountain climbing and girls labels him "sister-boy" at the college he is attending. Head master ... See full summary »

23. Casey Jones (1957– )
30 min | Adventure, Western
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Television version of the classic train story of Casey Jones, the engineer of the steam-engine powered "Cannonball Express".

24. Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok (1951–1958)
30 min | Western
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Hickok rode Buckshot and 300-pound Jingles rode Joker. Jingles described Hickok as "the bravest, Strongest, fightingest U.S. Marshal in the whole West." And that's about it: he beat up all the bad guys and somehow kept his good looks.

25. Rescue 8 (1958– )
30 min | Drama
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The experiences of two rescue specialists with the L.A. County Fire Department, whose job is to rescue people from dangerous, life-threatening situations (car accidents, cave-ins, stranded ... See full summary »

26. Tales of the Texas Rangers (1955–1959)
30 min | Family, Western
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Typical western with a twist. The two stars appeared as Texas Rangers but in a different scenario each program. One week, they might be Rangers in the 1840s and the next week they would be ... See full summary »

27. The River's Edge (1957)
87 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
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A murderous thief on the run with stolen loot forces a poor rancher to guide him across the desert into Mexico. Accompanying them is the rancher's wife, who happens to be the killer's former girlfriend.

28. Colt .45 (1957–1960)
30 min | Western
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Christopher Colt was apparently a gun salesman but was in fact a government agent tracking down notorious bad guys. His cousin Sam took the lead when the studio had contract disputes with the original star.

29. The Restless Gun (1957–1959)
30 min | Western
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30. Captain Midnight (1954–1958)
30 min | Sci-Fi
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Captain Midnight was a daring, jut-jawed war hero who led a mysterious government group known as the Secret Squadron. Midnight, his comic sidekick Icky, and the rest of the Squadron ... See full summary »

31. Jeanne Eagels (1957)
108 min | Biography, Drama
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A poor but beautiful girl named Jeanne takes part in a beauty contest but fails to be crowned its queen. Nevertheless both her determination and her shapely figure impress Sal Satori, the ... See full summary »

32. Tightrope (1959–1960)
30 min | Drama, Crime
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Mike Conners played an unnamed police undercover agent who infiltrated organized crime to expose the leaders and their plots. His name changed with each episode in order to protect him. ... See full summary »

33. Darby's Rangers (1958)
121 min | Action, War, Drama
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The lives, loves, and battles of fictional characters in the Army's First Ranger Battalion during WWII.

34. Space Patrol (1950–1955)
30 min | Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure
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Commander Corey and youthful Cadet Happy roam the 30th century universe in their ship "Terra" fighting super-villains Mr. Proteus and Prince Baccarratti and other badguys. Captured badguys ... See full summary »

35. Valerie (1957)
84 min | Western
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John Garth (Sterling Hayden) is tried for critically wounding his wife Valerie (Anita Ekberg) and murdering her parents (John Wengraf and Iphigenie Castiglioni.) His testimony is one of ... See full summary »

36. I Led 3 Lives (1953–1956)
30 min | Drama
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Herbert Philbrick was a young professional and pacifist in 1939 Boston. He joined an anti-war group and quickly found himself caught up in the secret world of underground communist activity... See full summary »

37. Cimarron City (1958–1960)
60 min | Western
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Cimmaron City is booming due to oil and gold and hopes to become capital of the future state of Oklahoma. Matthew Rockford is the son of the city's founder; he's now mayor and a major cattle rancher. Sheriff Temple must keep law and order.

38. State Trooper (1956– )
30 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
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39. Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
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40. Whispering Smith (1961– )
30 min | Western
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Whispering Smith was a detective on the Denver, Colorado Police Department in the 1870s. This show took case histories from Smith's adventures. George Romack was Smith's partner and John ... See full summary »

41. Trackdown (1957–1959)
30 min | Action, Western
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Texas Ranger Hoby Gilman travels the Old West tracking down assorted killers, bank robbers, horse thieves and other evildoers.

42. Jungle Jim (1955– )
20 min | Adventure
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43. 5 Steps to Danger (1957)
81 min | Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
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When his car breaks down during a trip from Los Angeles to Texas John Emmett meets another motorist, Ann Nicholson, who offers him a lift. He learns that she is running away from her ... See full summary »

44. The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell (1955)
100 min | Biography, Drama, War
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A dramatization of the American general and his court martial for publically complaining about High Command's dismissal and neglect of the aerial fighting forces.

45. The Search for Bridey Murphy (1956)
84 min | Drama
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After being shown what hypnotism can do, a Doctor sets out to study it in depth. When experimenting on his friend's wife, she regresses back to an earlier life- that of Bridey Murphy. ... See full summary »

46. Screaming Mimi (1958)
79 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
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Exotic dancer Virginia Wilson sees a man get shot moments after he tries to knife her in a shower, so she goes to Dr. Greenwood a psychiatrist for therapy. He falls in love with her and ... See full summary »

47. The Ford Television Theatre (1952–1957)
30 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
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48. Shield for Murder (1954)
82 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
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When a brutal police detective Lt. murders a bookmaker's runner for $25,000 in cash, a deaf mute sees him do it, and now he finds he must kill again to try and cover his tracks.

49. Cavalcade of America (1952–1957)
60 min | Drama
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50. World of Giants (1959– )
30 min | Sci-Fi
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The adventures of a six-inch-tall American spy.