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1. Newsreaders (2013– )
Episode: F- Dancing, Are You Decent? (2014)

12 min | Comedy, News

9.6
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Sadee Deenus looks at a controversial new parenting trend and Reagan Biscayne exposes the dirty secrets of television game shows.

Directors: Alex Fernie, Jim Margolis | Stars: Alan Tudyk, Ray Wise, Kumail Nanjiani, Randall Park

Votes: 5

2. Undateable (2014–2016)
Episode: A Live Show Walks Into a Bar, Part 1 (2015)

TV-14 | Comedy

9.4
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Danny and Justin try to win over a backup singer in town for a music festival.

Director: Phill Lewis | Stars: Chris D'Elia, Brent Morin, Bianca Kajlich, Ron Funches

Votes: 218

3. Undateable (2014–2016)
Episode: A Live Show Walks Into a Bar, Part 2 (2015)

TV-14 | Comedy

9.4
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Danny and Justin try to win over a backup singer in town for a music festival.

Director: Phill Lewis | Stars: Chris D'Elia, Brent Morin, Bianca Kajlich, Ron Funches

Votes: 182

4. Major Crimes (2012– )
Episode: Return to Sender (2014)

43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

9.1
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The man sending notes to Rusty on behalf of Philip Stroh turns out to be a dangerous serial killer, causing Rusty to be in more danger with his sting operation than Major Crimes once thought.

Director: Rick Wallace | Stars: Mary McDonnell, G.W. Bailey, Tony Denison, Michael Paul Chan

Votes: 109

5. Major Crimes (2012– )
Episode: Flight Risk (2014)

43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

9.0
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A father and his two children are missing from their home, and the team soon suspects that it may be related to marital issues. Meanwhile, Rusty has an urgent question for Provenza.

Director: David McWhirter | Stars: Mary McDonnell, G.W. Bailey, Tony Denison, Michael Paul Chan

Votes: 136

6. Major Crimes (2012– )
Episode: Poster Boy (2013)

43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

9.0
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A failed wannabe reality star goes on a killing spree, and Rusty receives another letter right before the end of his summer break.

Director: Michael M. Robin | Stars: Mary McDonnell, G.W. Bailey, Tony Denison, Michael Paul Chan

Votes: 146

7. Major Crimes (2012– )
Episode: Cashed Out (2016)

42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.9
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Det. Julio Sanchez's application to become a foster parent is jeopardized by his reactions to a particularly gruesome murder after the Major Crimes Division finds a chopped up body burned to bits in the barbecue pit of an L.A. Park.

Director: Paul McCrane | Stars: Mary McDonnell, G.W. Bailey, Tony Denison, Michael Paul Chan

Votes: 52

8. Major Crimes (2012– )
Episode: I, Witness (2013)

43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.9
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Flynn and Provenza end up in hot water when a witness in their care becomes the main suspect in a murder. Raydor and the rest of the team become curious about Rusty's new study partner Kris.

Director: Steve Robin | Stars: Mary McDonnell, G.W. Bailey, Tony Denison, Michael Paul Chan

Votes: 123

9. Major Crimes (2012– )
Episode: Moral Hazard (2016)

42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.9
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After a shootout in a tow yard leaves three people dead, Major Crimes must scramble to find a disturbed man with a bag full of guns and a long list of grievances before he kills again. ... See full summary »

Director: David McWhirter | Stars: Mary McDonnell, G.W. Bailey, Tony Denison, Michael Paul Chan

Votes: 43

10. Newsreaders (2013– )
Episode: The FMK Killer; Newsreaders: Behind the Scenes (2015)

12 min | Comedy, News

8.9
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The first-ever interview with a controversial serial killer and the FBI agents who caught him. Also, a behind-the-scenes look at how popular newsmagazine Newsreaders is made.

Directors: Alex Fernie, Paul Scheer | Stars: Alan Tudyk, Ray Wise, Dannah Feinglass Phirman, Kumail Nanjiani

Votes: 7

11. Wedding Band (2012– )
Episode: 99 Problems (2013)

Comedy, Drama

8.8
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Director: Andrew Fleming | Stars: Brian Austin Green, Peter Cambor, Derek Miller, Jenny Wade

Votes: 16

12. Major Crimes (2012– )
Episode: Jailbait (2013)

43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.8
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A police officer becomes the prime suspect when the serial rapist who victimized his daughter is killed, and Rusty meets with a therapist who can also teach him a few lessons in chess.

Director: Michael M. Robin | Stars: Mary McDonnell, G.W. Bailey, Tony Denison, Michael Paul Chan

Votes: 100

13. Major Crimes (2012– )
Episode: Jane Doe #38 (2014)

43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.8
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A homeless teenage girl is found dead in a garbage can in an upscale neighborhood, and Sharon's husband comes to hear a proposal.

Director: Steve Robin | Stars: Mary McDonnell, G.W. Bailey, Tony Denison, Michael Paul Chan

Votes: 112

14. Major Crimes (2012– )
Episode: Letting It Go (2014)

43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.8
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A woman confesses to murdering her rapist. While some detectives suspect she is lying, Rusty suspects that his mom may be lying to him to get out of rehab.

Director: Steve Robin | Stars: Mary McDonnell, G.W. Bailey, Tony Denison, Michael Paul Chan

Votes: 113

15. The Closer (2005–2012)
Episode: Silent Partner (2011)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.8
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When Major Crimes finds Peter Goldman's card on a murdered witness to Turell Baylor's death, new questions and suspects emerge in the Baylor case that could ultimately prove Brenda's innocence in the federal suit against her.

Director: Arvin Brown | Stars: Kyra Sedgwick, J.K. Simmons, Corey Reynolds, Robert Gossett

Votes: 137

16. Major Crimes (2012– )
Episode: The Deep End (2013)

43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.8
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A prestigious swim coach claims to have shot and killed a Hispanic intruder in his house, but Major Crimes soon discovers a shocking connection between the two men as well as a number of other more disturbing crimes.

Director: Rick Wallace | Stars: Mary McDonnell, G.W. Bailey, Tony Denison, Michael Paul Chan

Votes: 148

17. Major Crimes (2012– )
Episode: There's No Place Like Home (2013)

42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.8
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After a landlord is killed, Major Crimes' investigation quickly focuses on his elderly tenants, who all worked together on a 1970s detective TV program.

Director: Leo Geter | Stars: Mary McDonnell, G.W. Bailey, Tony Denison, Michael Paul Chan

Votes: 150

18. Eagleheart (2010– )
Episode: Tramps (2012)

TV-14 | 12 min | Action, Comedy

8.8
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The king of the tramps goes missing and the marshals realize that something stinks - and it isn't just the tramps themselves.

Director: Jason Woliner | Stars: Chris Elliott, Maria Thayer, Brett Gelman, Gill Gayle

Votes: 16

19. Major Crimes (2012– )
Episode: Under the Influence (2013)

43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.8
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A car chase ends with the discovery of a driver covered in dried blood, but is he the victim of tough circumstances or connected to a Mexican drug cartel?

Director: David McWhirter | Stars: Mary McDonnell, G.W. Bailey, Tony Denison, Michael Paul Chan

Votes: 123

20. Major Crimes (2012– )
Episode: Zoo Story (2014)

43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.8
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A young undercover policewoman disappears from a dance club where other young women have vanished. A request from Rusty's mom (in jail) leaves him revolted.

Director: Michael M. Robin | Stars: Mary McDonnell, G.W. Bailey, Tony Denison, Michael Paul Chan

Votes: 104

21. Major Crimes (2012– )
Episode: Boys Will Be Boys (2013)

43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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A 13-year-old child with gender identity issues is killed after being bullied in a mall bathroom, and Sharon's husband helps Rusty set up a date.

Director: Anthony Hemingway | Stars: Mary McDonnell, G.W. Bailey, Tony Denison, Michael Paul Chan

Votes: 136

22. Major Crimes (2012– )
Episode: Do Not Disturb (2014)

43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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An Indian diplomat stonewalls Major Crimes' investigation of a homicide involving the man to whom he paid a dowry to marry his daughter.

Director: Sheelin Choksey | Stars: Mary McDonnell, G.W. Bailey, Tony Denison, Michael Paul Chan

Votes: 111

23. Major Crimes (2012– )
Episode: False Pretenses (2013)

43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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Major Crimes discovers that an apparent murder-suicide may actually be a double homicide, and Rusty receives a frightening anonymous letter connected to his upcoming testimony.

Director: Arvin Brown | Stars: Mary McDonnell, G.W. Bailey, Tony Denison, Michael Paul Chan

Votes: 116

24. Major Crimes (2012– )
Episode: Fifth Dynasty (2015)

43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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After Major Crimes identifies a murder victim as the son of a State Superior Court Judge known for being tough on criminals, the squad hunts through her current case load, which involves an... See full summary »

Director: Michael M. Robin | Stars: Mary McDonnell, G.W. Bailey, Tony Denison, Michael Paul Chan

Votes: 83

25. Wedding Band (2012– )
Episode: I Don't Wanna Grow Up (2012)

Comedy, Drama

8.7
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Director: Phil Traill | Stars: Brian Austin Green, Peter Cambor, Derek Miller, Jenny Wade

Votes: 16

26. Major Crimes (2012– )
Episode: Personal Day (2014)

42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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A man out on parole claims he did not commit the murder that sent him to prison, but he is killed himself soon afterwards. Meanwhile, Sharon has a meeting with Rusty's mother.

Director: Rick Wallace | Stars: Mary McDonnell, G.W. Bailey, Tony Denison, Michael Paul Chan

Votes: 102

27. Major Crimes (2012– )
Episode: Skin Deep (2016)

42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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When Flynn looks into purchasing a new home and seeks input from Provenza and Buzz, an unexpected turn of events leads to a new investigation for Major Crimes. Meanwhile, Buzz continues to ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Robin | Stars: Mary McDonnell, G.W. Bailey, Tony Denison, Michael Paul Chan

Votes: 46

28. Major Crimes (2012– )
Episode: Sweet Revenge (2014)

43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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Major Crimes appears to be dealing with a possible sniper while investigating the murder of a man who runs a "revenge porn" website. Meanwhile, Sharon's son voices his opposition to Rusty's adoption.

Director: David McWhirter | Stars: Mary McDonnell, G.W. Bailey, Tony Denison, Michael Paul Chan

Votes: 100

29. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: Violets (2014)

TV-14 | 41 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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With the help of his FBI colleagues, Patrick sets up an elaborate con to catch an art thief who killed a man during one of his robberies.

Director: J. Miller Tobin | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Rockmond Dunbar

Votes: 727

30. Se7en (1995)

R | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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65 Metascore

Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran, hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his modus operandi.

Director: David Fincher | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Brad Pitt, Kevin Spacey, Andrew Kevin Walker

Votes: 1,028,570 | Gross: $100.13M

31. Major Crimes (2012– )
Episode: A Rose Is a Rose (2015)

43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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Sanchez returns from his leave as Major Crimes investigates two homicides across the street from each other that could be related to a string of home invasions.

Director: David McWhirter | Stars: Mary McDonnell, G.W. Bailey, Tony Denison, Michael Paul Chan

Votes: 102

32. Major Crimes (2012– )
Episode: Backfire (2013)

43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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Major Crimes needs help from the Feds when they discover that the victim in a mob-related murder was an FBI informant, a case that hits home especially hard for Rusty.

Director: Sheelin Choksey | Stars: Mary McDonnell, G.W. Bailey, Tony Denison, Michael Paul Chan

Votes: 112

33. Major Crimes (2012– )
Episode: Cutting Loose (2014)

43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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A woman is found dead in a storage container belonging to the actor she was stalking, and Lieutenant Tao works as a consultant for the actor's police drama.

Director: Roxann Dawson | Stars: Mary McDonnell, G.W. Bailey, Tony Denison, Michael Paul Chan

Votes: 113

34. Major Crimes (2012– )
Episode: Snitch (2015)

43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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Sykes does not want a young eyewitness in a gang-related triple homicide to step forward for fear of retaliation. Rusty discusses the case he's investigating with his therapist. Flynn is ready to ask Raydor out on a real date.

Director: Steve Robin | Stars: Mary McDonnell, G.W. Bailey, Tony Denison, Michael Paul Chan

Votes: 78

35. Major Crimes (2012– )
Episode: Turn Down (2015)

43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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Buzz stumbles upon a dead body in a hotel bathtub on his first day of duty as a reserve officer, possibly spoiling the unit's Fourth of July plans to go to a Dodgers' game. Rusty needs help to get the password code for Alice's voice mail.

Director: Paul McCrane | Stars: Mary McDonnell, G.W. Bailey, Tony Denison, Michael Paul Chan

Votes: 111

36. Major Crimes (2012– )
Episode: Year-End Blowout (2013)

42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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The son in a father/son used car dealership is killed in a car explosion on the lot, and Rusty tries to pass his field training for his undercover assignment.

Director: David McWhirter | Stars: Mary McDonnell, G.W. Bailey, Tony Denison, Michael Paul Chan

Votes: 88

37. Newsreaders (2013– )
Episode: Auto Erotic (2013)

TV-MA | 12 min | Comedy, News

8.5
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Based upon the "Newsreaders" episodes, which aired previously on Childrens Hospital, Newsreaders is an absurd take on the television news magazine format, a show that goes behind the ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Margolis | Stars: Mather Zickel, Thomas Middleditch, Brian Posehn, Missi Pyle

Votes: 11

38. Childrens Hospital (2008–2016)
Episode: Coming and Going (2013)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

8.5
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The doctors' trip to Japan comes to a shocking climax involving birth, death, sex, war and opera. Guest stars include JACK McBRAYER (30 Rock) and DAVID WAIN.

Directors: Dan Kwan, Daniel Scheinert | Stars: Malin Akerman, Lake Bell, Rob Corddry, Zandy Hartig

Votes: 31

39. Wedding Band (2012– )
Episode: Don't Forget About Me (2012)

Comedy, Drama

8.5
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Director: Jennifer Getzinger | Stars: Brian Austin Green, Peter Cambor, Derek Miller, Jenny Wade

Votes: 17

40. The Closer (2005–2012)
Episode: Drug Fiend (2012)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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The murder of a doctor who treats cancer patients hits close to home for Brenda and gets her in hot water with Pope.

Director: Paul McCrane | Stars: Kyra Sedgwick, J.K. Simmons, Corey Reynolds, Robert Gossett

Votes: 96

41. Major Crimes (2012– )
Episode: Family Law (2016)

42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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When a jogger takes a nasty fall down the steps of L.A.'s storied Greek Theatre, Major Crimes finds itself investigating a divorce attorney with a lot of angry clients, and Lt. Tao goes ... See full summary »

Director: David A. Harp | Stars: Mary McDonnell, G.W. Bailey, Tony Denison, Michael Paul Chan

Votes: 31

42. Major Crimes (2012– )
Episode: Final Cut (2013)

43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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A pregnant wife is found stabbed to death in a pool, and her harried director husband's lack of grief concerns the squad.

Director: Roxann Dawson | Stars: Mary McDonnell, G.W. Bailey, Tony Denison, Michael Paul Chan

Votes: 141

43. Childrens Hospital (2008–2016)
Episode: Hot Enough for You? (2010)

TV-14 | 12 min | Comedy

8.5
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When the power goes out on the hottest day of the year, sexual tensions boil over amongst the staff. Nurse Dori (ZANDY HARTIG) finds a new and provocative way to fry an egg.

Director: David Wain | Stars: Malin Akerman, Rob Corddry, Erinn Hayes, Rob Huebel

Votes: 73

44. Rizzoli & Isles (2010–2016)
Episode: Killer in High Heels (2013)

43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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Dr. Isles becomes the suspect in the murder of a mysterious guest of a charitable fund-raiser.

Director: Mark Haber | Stars: Angie Harmon, Sasha Alexander, Brian Goodman, Jordan Bridges

Votes: 191

45. Major Crimes (2012– )
Episode: Leap of Faith (2014)

43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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The body of a dead teenage autistic girl is found in the bed of a registered sex offender's truck, but he claims to be innocent. Meanwhile, Rusty is spooked by the latest development in the Stroh case.

Director: Jon Tenney | Stars: Mary McDonnell, G.W. Bailey, Tony Denison, Michael Paul Chan

Votes: 87

46. Supergirl (2015– )
Episode: Manhunter (2016)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.5
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J'onn J'onzz reveals how he met Jeremiah Danvers and assumed the identity of Hank Henshaw.

Director: Chris Fisher | Stars: Melissa Benoist, Mehcad Brooks, Chyler Leigh, Jeremy Jordan

Votes: 1,088

47. Major Crimes (2012– )
Episode: Penalty Phase (2015)

42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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A frustrated, failed filmmaker decides to create a film where he gets revenge and kills all of the people who failed him. Meanwhile, after the penalty phase in the trial, Rusty tries to come to terms with his feelings for Gus.

Director: Michael M. Robin | Stars: Mary McDonnell, G.W. Bailey, Tony Denison, Michael Paul Chan

Votes: 73

48. Major Crimes (2012– )
Episode: Pick Your Poison (2013)

43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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Major Crimes searches for a high school drug dealer after two teens die from drugs laced with cyanide, and Rusty weighs his new living options after he is busted.

Director: Steve Robin | Stars: Mary McDonnell, G.W. Bailey, Tony Denison, Michael Paul Chan

Votes: 107

49. Major Crimes (2012– )
Episode: Risk Assessment (2013)

43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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A prominent politician's son is murdered in a gang neighborhood, which sparks a new interest in an earlier crime. Meanwhile, Rusty suddenly takes an interest in why each detective joined the squad.

Director: Stacey K. Black | Stars: Mary McDonnell, G.W. Bailey, Tony Denison, Michael Paul Chan

Votes: 89

50. Childrens Hospital (2008–2016)
Episode: The Sultan's Finger: Live (2010)

TV-14 | 12 min | Comedy

8.5
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IQBAL THEBA and JON HAMM guest star in the season finale. Plus, in a surprise ending, the shocking truth about one of the doctors is revealed, shattering everyone's perceptions.

Director: David Wain | Stars: Malin Akerman, Rob Corddry, Erinn Hayes, Rob Huebel

Votes: 58