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1. Boy Meets World (1993–2000)

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

8.1
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Adolescent Cory Matthews grows up, and faces problems with friends, family, and school.

Creators: Michael Jacobs, April Kelly | Stars: Ben Savage, Rider Strong, William Daniels, Betsy Randle

Votes: 29,189

2. There's Something About Mary (1998)

R | 119 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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69 Metascore

A man gets a chance to meet up with his dream girl from highschool, even though his date with her back then was a complete disaster.

Writers: Ed Decter, John J. Strauss, Peter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly | Directors: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly | Stars: Ben Stiller, Cameron Diaz, Matt Dillon, Lee Evans

Votes: 228,725

3. The Lizzie McGuire Movie (2003)

PG | 94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.3
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56 Metascore

Lizzie McGuire has graduated from middle school and takes a trip to Rome, Italy with her class. And what was supposed to be only a normal trip, becomes a teenager's dream come true.

Writers: Susan Estelle Jansen, Ed Decter, John J. Strauss, Terri Minsky | Director: Jim Fall | Stars: Hilary Duff, Adam Lamberg, Clayton Snyder, Hallie Todd

Votes: 23,708

4. Mozart in the Jungle (2014– )

29 min | Comedy

8.2
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Sex, drugs and classical music illustrate what happens behind the curtains at the symphony can be just as captivating as what occurs on stage.

Creators: Roman Coppola, Jason Schwartzman, Alex Timbers | Stars: Lola Kirke, Saffron Burrows, Hannah Dunne, Gael García Bernal

Votes: 5,009

5. You Again (2010)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Romance

5.8
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28 Metascore

When a young woman realizes her brother is about to marry the girl who bullied her in high school, she sets out to expose the fiancée's true colors.

Writer: Moe Jelline | Director: Andy Fickman | Stars: Kristen Bell, Odette Annable, Sigourney Weaver, Jamie Lee Curtis

Votes: 37,337

6. The New Guy (2002)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy

5.8
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24 Metascore

A high school senior branded uncool in the ninth grade gets himself expelled so he changes his image to cool kid at the town's other high school.

Writer: David Kendall | Director: Ed Decter | Stars: DJ Qualls, Lyle Lovett, Eliza Dushku, Zooey Deschanel

Votes: 27,317

7. Free Birds (2013)

PG | 91 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.9
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38 Metascore

Two turkeys from opposite sides of the tracks must put aside their differences and team up to travel back in time to change the course of history - and get turkey off the holiday menu for good.

Writers: Scott Mosier, Jimmy Hayward, David I. Stern, John J. Strauss | Director: Jimmy Hayward | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Owen Wilson, Dan Fogler, Amy Poehler

Votes: 15,740

8. In Plain Sight (2008–2012)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery | Active

7.2
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U.S. Marshall Mary Shannon must hunt down witnesses for federal cases in the witness protection program while also raising a rather dysfunctional family and her own personal life.

Creator: David Maples | Stars: Mary McCormack, Frederick Weller, Paul Ben-Victor, Nichole Hiltz

Votes: 8,247

9. The Client List (2010 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 88 min | Drama

5.8
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A young woman takes a job at a massage parlor to support her family when her husband is unable to work, and soon finds her life spiraling out of control.

Writer: Suzanne Martin | Director: Eric Laneuville | Stars: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Teddy Sears, Sonja Bennett, Lynda Boyd

Votes: 4,261

10. Head Over Heels (2001)

PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy, Mystery, Romance

5.3
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27 Metascore

A young woman is attracted to a man despite her thinking she's seen him kill someone.

Writers: John J. Strauss, Ed Decter, David Kidd, Ron Burch | Director: Mark Waters | Stars: Monica Potter, Freddie Prinze Jr., Shalom Harlow, Ivana Milicevic

Votes: 10,976

11. The Wild (2006)

G | 94 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.4
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47 Metascore

An adolescent lion is accidentally shipped from the New York Zoo to Africa. Now running free, his zoo pals must put aside their differences to help bring him back.

Writers: Ed Decter, John J. Strauss, Mark Gibson, Philip Halprin, Bill Wolkoff, David Collard, Matt Lopez, Lloyd Taylor, Steve 'Spaz' Williams | Director: Steve 'Spaz' Williams | Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, James Belushi, Eddie Izzard, Janeane Garofalo

Votes: 17,294

12. Rebound (2005)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Family, Sport

5.1
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36 Metascore

An acclaimed college basketball coach is demoted to a junior varsity team after a public meltdown.

Writers: William Wolff, Ed Decter, John J. Strauss, Jon Lucas, Scott Moore | Director: Steve Carr | Stars: Martin Lawrence, Megan Mullally, Breckin Meyer, Wendy Raquel Robinson

Votes: 9,778

13. The Santa Clause 2 (2002)

G | 104 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.5
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48 Metascore

Scott Calvin has been a humble Santa Claus for nearly ten years, but it might come to an end if he doesn't find a Mrs. Claus.

Writers: Don Rhymer, Cinco Paul, Ken Daurio, Ed Decter, John J. Strauss, Leo Benvenuti, Steve Rudnick | Director: Michael Lembeck | Stars: Tim Allen, Spencer Breslin, Elizabeth Mitchell, Eric Lloyd

Votes: 30,236

14. The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006)

G | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

4.6
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32 Metascore

Santa, aka Scott Calvin, is faced with double-duty: how to keep his new family happy, and how to stop Jack Frost from taking over Christmas.

Writers: Ed Decter, John J. Strauss, Leo Benvenuti, Steve Rudnick | Director: Michael Lembeck | Stars: Tim Allen, Martin Short, Elizabeth Mitchell, Eric Lloyd

Votes: 18,429

15. Howard Stern on Demand (2005– )

TV-MA | Comedy, Talk-Show | Active

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Stars: Howard Stern, Robin Quivers, Artie Lange, Gary Dell'Abate

Votes: 441

16. Big Mike (2011 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Writers: Ed Decter, John J. Strauss | Director: Paris Barclay | Stars: Greg Grunberg, Nicole Ari Parker, Ken Leung, Elizabeth Bogush

Votes: 16

17. The Closer (1998– )

30 min | Comedy

6.9
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The life and times of the brand new marketing firm headed by legendary publicist Jack McLaren.

Creators: Ed Decter, John J. Strauss | Stars: Tom Selleck, Edward Asner, David Krumholtz, Hedy Burress

Votes: 62

18. Odd Man Out (1999–2000)

30 min | Comedy

7.3
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This is an original idea for a sitcom, that actually shows a situation that can occur in real in life. This show is about a teenage boy living with 5 woman (Mother, Aunt, and 3 sisters). It... See full summary »

Creators: Ed Decter, John J. Strauss | Stars: Erik von Detten, Trevor Fehrman, Jessica Capshaw, Natalia Cigliuti

Votes: 70

19. Worst Week of My Life (2006– )

Comedy

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TV series based on the British sitcom chronicling the week leading up to a couple's wedding.

Stars: Anna Galvin, Pride Grinn, Jaime King, Stephanie Lemelin

Votes: 135

20. Me and the Boys (1994– )

30 min | Comedy

8.0
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Creators: Rob Dames, Leonard Ripps, Bob Myer | Stars: Madge Sinclair, Steve Harvey, Chaz Lamar Shepherd, Wayne Collins

Votes: 37

21. Chicago Sons (1997– )

30 min | Comedy

7.1
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The life of Mike, newly divorced from his wife, Billy, always between get-rich-fast scams, and Harry, desperately in love with co-worker Lindsay, three brothers living together in a Chicago... See full summary »

Creators: Ed Decter, John J. Strauss | Stars: Jason Bateman, Paula Marshall, David Krumholtz, D.W. Moffett

Votes: 31

22. Time Share

Comedy | Announced

When two families are booked for the same time share, both fathers square off against one another.

Writer: Mark Steilen

23. Area 52

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | Announced

The story follows a group of misfit soldiers stationed at a remote military base in Antarctica who learn that they are guarding a storage facility in which top-secret, otherworldly ... See full summary »

Writers: Brian Haberlin, Ed Decter, John J. Strauss, Johnny Rosenthal, Jack Phillips

24. Options (1989)

PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy

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An MBA goes to Africa to make a deal, but come out with a Princess.

Writers: Ed Decter, John J. Strauss, Paul Schneider, Stephen Doran | Director: Camilo Vila | Stars: Matt Salinger, Joanna Pacula, John Kani, Danny Keogh

Votes: 56

25. New York Daze (1995–1996)

30 min | Comedy

7.6
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Eric, a writer that hardly ever writes, and Donny, a photographer that refuses to show his work in public, struggle with things like steady jobs and promotions that will ultimately ... See full summary »

Creators: Eric Schaeffer, Efrem Seeger, Donal Lardner Ward | Stars: Eric Schaeffer, Donal Lardner Ward, Portia de Rossi, Lisa Gerstein

Votes: 38

26. Backyards & Bullets (2007 TV Movie)

Drama

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Strange things are afoot at a local suburban neighborhood watch group.

Writers: Ed Decter, John J. Strauss | Director: Charles McDougall | Stars: Billy Burke, Abigail Spencer, Joey King, Kai Caster

Votes: 18

27. The Jane Plan

Comedy | Announced

When his indispensable assistant walks out on him, a high-powered business executive, in the midst formulating his biggest business deal to date, has to come up with a way to get his right-hand-woman back.

Writers: Ron Burch, Ed Decter, David Kidd, John J. Strauss

28. Odd Man Out (1999–2000)
Episode: Batman Forever (1999)

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Stars: Erik von Detten, Jessica Capshaw, Matt Champagne, Natalia Cigliuti

29. Me and the Boys (1994– )
Episode: Blast from the Past (1995)

Comedy

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Writer: Thomas E. Szollosi | Director: Andrew D. Weyman | Stars: Steve Harvey, Madge Sinclair, Chaz Lamar Shepherd, Wayne Collins

30. Boy Meets World (1993–2000)
Episode: Class Pre-Union (1993)

TV-G | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.7
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Mr. Feeny gives an assignment to the class to predict where their life will be by their 20th class reunion.

Creators: Michael Jacobs, April Kelly | Director: David Trainer | Stars: Ben Savage, William Daniels, Betsy Randle, Will Friedle

Votes: 88

31. In Plain Sight (2008–2012)
Episode: Crazy Like a Witness (2011)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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Mary helps a paranoid whistle-blower connect with his son.

Creator: David Maples | Director: Matthew Penn | Stars: Mary McCormack, Frederick Weller, Nichole Hiltz, Paul Ben-Victor

Votes: 34

32. In Plain Sight (2008–2012)
Episode: Drag Me to Hell (2012)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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Mary tries to protect a performing drag queen who can't seem to keep himself off the stage.

Creator: David Maples | Director: Bethany Rooney | Stars: Mary McCormack, Frederick Weller, Paul Ben-Victor, Rachel Boston

Votes: 35

34. Mozart in the Jungle (2014– )
Episode: Fifth Chair (2014)

Comedy

7.9
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Inspired by Hailey's passion, Rodrigo insists that she play with the orchestra, over the objections of Gloria (Bernadette Peters). Veteran maestro Thomas (Malcolm McDowell) tries to rise ... See full summary »

Creators: Jason Schwartzman, Alex Timbers | Director: Paul Weitz | Stars: Lola Kirke, Saffron Burrows, Peter Vack, Hannah Dunne

Votes: 113

35. Odd Man Out (1999–2000)
Episode: Fight Club (1999)

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Stars: Erik von Detten, Jessica Capshaw, Natalia Cigliuti, Vicki Davis

36. In Plain Sight (2008–2012)
Episode: Girls, Interrupted (2011)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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When Mary's WITSEC mandated road trip turns into an introspective odyssey, Marshall and Stan are left to deal with a rockstar witness and her overbearing mother.

Creator: David Maples | Director: Lee Rose | Stars: Mary McCormack, Frederick Weller, Nichole Hiltz, Paul Ben-Victor

Votes: 35

37. Me and the Boys (1994– )
Episode: Goldilocks (1995)

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Writers: Steve Harvey, Bob Myer, John J. Strauss | Director: Andrew D. Weyman | Stars: Steve Harvey, Madge Sinclair, Chaz Lamar Shepherd, Wayne Collins

38. Odd Man Out (1999–2000)
Episode: Good Will Hunting (1999)

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Stars: Erik von Detten, Jessica Capshaw, Natalia Cigliuti, Vicki Davis

39. Boy Meets World (1993–2000)
Episode: Grandma Was a Rolling Stone (1993)

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

7.7
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Feeny's niece comes for a visit and Eric gets Morgan to help in asking her out. Cory and the kids grandma comes for the weekend and she makes a promise to Cory but he is disappointed when ... See full summary »

Creators: Michael Jacobs, April Kelly | Director: David Trainer | Stars: Ben Savage, William Daniels, Betsy Randle, Will Friedle

Votes: 101

40. Odd Man Out (1999–2000)
Episode: Great Expectations (1999)

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Stars: Erik von Detten, Jessica Capshaw, Natalia Cigliuti, Vicki Davis

41. Odd Man Out (1999–2000)
Episode: In the Name of the Father (1999)

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Stars: Erik von Detten, Jessica Capshaw, Natalia Cigliuti, Vicki Davis

42. Odd Man Out (1999–2000)
Episode: Little Women (1999)

Comedy

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Stars: Erik von Detten, Jessica Capshaw, Natalia Cigliuti, Vicki Davis

43. Boy Meets World (1993–2000)
Episode: Model Family (1994)

TV-G | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.9
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Mr. Feeny gives the class a project, to play an ideal family. He sets Minkus and Shawn up as brothers, with Cory and Topanga being the parents. Mr. Feeny wants them to become a model family... See full summary »

Creators: Michael Jacobs, April Kelly | Director: David Trainer | Stars: Ben Savage, William Daniels, Betsy Randle, Will Friedle

Votes: 89

44. Odd Man Out (1999–2000)
Episode: My Life as a Dog (2000)

Comedy

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Stars: Erik von Detten, Jessica Capshaw, Natalia Cigliuti, Vicki Davis

45. Boy Meets World (1993–2000)
Episode: On the Fence (1993)

TV-G | Comedy, Drama, Family

8.0
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When Cory's parents don't give him the money to buy a water gun for the classes water fight. He strikes a deal with Mr. Feeny to paint his shutters and Feeny will give him the money for the... See full summary »

Creators: Michael Jacobs, April Kelly | Director: David Trainer | Stars: Ben Savage, William Daniels, Betsy Randle, Will Friedle

Votes: 105

46. Mozart in the Jungle (2014– )
Episode: Opening Night (2014)

Comedy

8.9
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After a harsh verdict from Betty, Hailey is ready to give up on her dream. But as the crowd fills the hall for opening night, Betty has gone missing. No one in the orchestra is prepared for... See full summary »

Creators: Jason Schwartzman, Alex Timbers | Director: Paul Weitz | Stars: Lola Kirke, Saffron Burrows, Peter Vack, Hannah Dunne

Votes: 130

47. The Closer (1998– )
Episode: Pilot (1998)

Comedy

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Creators: Ed Decter, John J. Strauss | Director: Andrew D. Weyman | Stars: Tom Selleck, Edward Asner, Penelope Ann Miller, David Krumholtz

48. Chicago Sons (1997– )
Episode: Pilot (1997)

Comedy

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Creators: Ed Decter, John J. Strauss | Director: James Burrows | Stars: Jason Bateman, Paula Marshall, David Krumholtz, D.W. Moffett

49. In Plain Sight (2008–2012)
Episode: Provo-Cation (2011)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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Mary helps protect a guilt-ridden army veteran, while butting heads with his JAG attorney. Unfortunately for Mary, things are further complicated by the return of her ex-husband.

Creator: David Maples | Director: Bryan Spicer | Stars: Mary McCormack, Frederick Weller, Nichole Hiltz, Paul Ben-Victor

Votes: 42

50. Odd Man Out (1999–2000)
Episode: Punch Line (1999)

Comedy

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Stars: Erik von Detten, Jessica Capshaw, Natalia Cigliuti, Vicki Davis