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1. The 37th Annual Golden Globe Awards (1980 TV Special)

9.4
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Writer: Ken Shapiro | Director: Gene Weed | Stars: Alan Alda, Jane Alexander, Melissa Sue Anderson, Julie Andrews

Votes: 7

2. Lancer (1968–1970)
Episode: Cut the Wolf Loose (1969)

60 min | Western

9.0
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Johnny falls for a young missionary, but he will have competition in the duty she feels toward the downtrodden people she is working with, especially a crippled man and homeless Indians.

Creator: Samuel A. Peeples | Director: Robert Day | Stars: James Stacy, Wayne Maunder, Andrew Duggan, Paul Brinegar

Votes: 6

3. The Lieutenant (1963–1964)
Episode: Gone the Sun (1964)

60 min | Drama

9.0
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Rice returns to his home town to aid in the burial of a Marine killed in a training accident. He has to deal with the grieving family of the boy as well as the changes that have occurred since he has been away.

Creator: Gene Roddenberry | Director: James Goldstone | Stars: Gary Lockwood, John Beal, John Anderson, Sherry Jackson

Votes: 5

4. My World and Welcome to It (1969–1970)

30 min | Comedy

8.9
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John Monroe observes and comments on life, to the bemusement of his rather sensible wife Ellen (Joan Hotchkis) and intelligent, questioning daughter Lydia (Lisa Gerritsen). Monroe's ... See full summary »

Creator: Melville Shavelson | Stars: William Windom, Joan Hotchkis, Lisa Gerritsen, Henry Morgan

Votes: 230

5. Lancer (1968–1970)
Episode: Devil's Blessing (1969)

60 min | Western

8.8
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Murdoch leaves on a stage for Yuma in hope of disproving assumptions that he's getting too old to take care of himself. But on the way, he and the stage driver are held up and left for dead... See full summary »

Creator: Samuel A. Peeples | Director: Christian Nyby | Stars: James Stacy, Wayne Maunder, Andrew Duggan, Elizabeth Baur

Votes: 8

6. Cannon (1971–1976)
Episode: The Wedding March (1975)

60 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

8.8
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Cannon and a female vice squad officer who's on leave after being viciously beaten while undercover posing as a prostitute go after this same man who has previously beaten prostitutes to death while playing the music "The Wedding March".

Creator: Edward Hume | Director: Leo Penn | Stars: William Conrad, James Olson, Julie Adams, Paula Kelly

Votes: 12

7. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)

TV-14 | 25 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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Series of unrelated short stories covering elements of crime, horror, drama and comedy about people of different species committing murders, suicides, thefts and other sorts of crime caused by certain motivations; perceived or not.

Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Harry Tyler, John Williams, Patricia Hitchcock

Votes: 9,022

8. Hotel de Paree (1959–1960)

30 min | Western

8.6
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Sundance, a reformed gunslinger just released from prison, drifts into the town of Georgetown, CO. A tangle with the town villain ends up with Sundance being forced to shoot him, resulting ... See full summary »

Stars: Earl Holliman, Jeanette Nolan, Strother Martin, Judi Meredith

Votes: 28

9. Bewitched (1964–1972)
Episode: Samantha Fights City Hall (1968)

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

8.6
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Sam fights city hall to save a park that is also owned by one of Darrin's clients.

Creator: Sol Saks | Director: Richard Michaels | Stars: Elizabeth Montgomery, Dick York, Agnes Moorehead, Diane Murphy

Votes: 89

10. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: The Fugitives (1972)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.6
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When Danny Stalcup, a young member of a gang on the run, is mortally wounded in a fall, Doc Adams is kidnapped, along with Festus, and forced to help.

Writer: Charles Joseph Stone | Director: Irving J. Moore | Stars: Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis, Buck Taylor

Votes: 30

11. The Monkees (1966–1968)
Episode: Your Friendly Neighborhood Kidnappers (1966)

30 min | Comedy, Music

8.6
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Nick Trump, manager of "The Four Swine", gets the Monkees to participate in publicity stunts meant to keep them from entering a talent contest.

Writer: Dave Evans | Director: James Frawley | Stars: Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith, Peter Tork

Votes: 65

12. The Monkees (1966–1968)
Episode: Art for Monkees' Sake (1967)

30 min | Comedy, Music

8.5
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When Peter displays a talent for copying art, crooked museum guards Duke and Chuche force him to copy Frans Hals' 'The Laughing Cavalier' and switch it with the real one. The Monkees mount ... See full summary »

Writer: Coslough Johnson | Director: Alexander Singer | Stars: Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith, Peter Tork

Votes: 51

13. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
Episode: Man with a Problem (1958)

TV-14 | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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Karen Adams' infidelity drives her husband Carl to attempt suicide by jumping from a high window ledge at a hotel. Can police officer Barrett stop him?

Writers: Donald Honig, Joel Murcott | Director: Robert Stevens | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Gary Merrill, Peter Mark Richman, Elizabeth Montgomery

Votes: 173

14. Star Trek (1966–1969)

TV-PG | 50 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

8.4
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Captain James T. Kirk and the crew of the Starship Enterprise explore the galaxy and defend the United Federation of Planets.

Creator: Gene Roddenberry | Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, Nichelle Nichols

Votes: 49,592

15. All in the Family (1971–1979)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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A working class bigot constantly squabbles with his family over the important issues of the day.

Creator: Norman Lear | Stars: Carroll O'Connor, Jean Stapleton, Rob Reiner, Sally Struthers

Votes: 10,181

16. The Lieutenant (1963–1964)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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The trials of a young US Marine Lieutenant and his comrades at Camp Pendleton.

Creator: Gene Roddenberry | Stars: Gary Lockwood, Robert Vaughn, Don Penny, Carmen Phillips

Votes: 100

17. The Super (1972– )

30 min | Comedy

8.4
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A single dad (Richard S. Castellano) has a lot to deal with, being the super of a large apartment building in New York. Raising his teenage son adds to the complications.

Stars: Richard S. Castellano, Ardell Sheridan, Margaret E. Castellano, Bruno Kirby

Votes: 11

18. Emergency! (1972–1979)
Episode: Boot (1973)

Not Rated | 50 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.4
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Boot the Dog isn't eating and the firemen are concerned, even consulting with Rampart's staff, about their mascot, the cause turned out to be Chet yelling at Boot, who receives the ... See full summary »

Creators: Harold Jack Bloom, Robert A. Cinader | Director: Christian I. Nyby II | Stars: Robert Fuller, Julie London, Bobby Troup, Randolph Mantooth

Votes: 32

19. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Ladies from St. Louis (1967)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.4
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When a bank robber saves five nuns, the nuns look to a higher power to convince the man to turn himself in to the authorities.

Writer: Clyde Ware | Director: Irving J. Moore | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 32

20. Get Smart (1965–1970)

TV-G | 25 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.3
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Bumbling Maxwell Smart, Agent 86 for CONTROL, battles the evil forces of KAOS with the help of his competent partner Agent 99.

Creators: Mel Brooks, Buck Henry | Stars: Don Adams, Barbara Feldon, Edward Platt, Robert Karvelas

Votes: 8,058

21. James at 16 (1977–1978)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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James, a daydreamer and photographer, must learn to cope with life as his father moves the family from Oregon to Boston MA. Though there is much humor here, the series dealt with many ... See full summary »

Creator: Dan Wakefield | Stars: Lance Kerwin, Linden Chiles, Lynn Carlin, Kim Richards

Votes: 243

22. Occasional Wife (1966–1967)

30 min | Comedy

8.3
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A junior executive convinces his female friend to pretend to be his wife so he can move ahead in his company.

Creators: Lawrence J. Cohen, Fred Freeman | Stars: Michael Callan, Patricia Harty, Jack Collins, Bryan O'Byrne

Votes: 48

23. Alice (1976–1985)
Episode: My Cousin, Art Carney (1979)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.3
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Vera is Art Carney's cousin and she gets him to endorse Mel's chili.

Creator: Robert Getchell | Director: Lee Lochhead | Stars: Linda Lavin, Vic Tayback, Beth Howland, Philip McKeon

Votes: 6

24. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: The Long Night (1969)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.3
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After surviving (barely) a bounty hunter's attempt to assassinate him, an outlaw tries to turn himself in to Matt Dillon. But Matt's out of town, and the bounty hunters' companions get to ... See full summary »

Writers: Paul Savage, Richard Carr | Director: John Rich | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 32

25. Mission: Impossible (1966–1973)
Episode: The Mercenaries (1968)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.3
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A mercenary army in Central Africa led by Krim is destabilizing the region, and stockpiling stolen gold. Phelps and the IMF capitalize on Krim's greed, and manipulate him into arranging the... See full summary »

Creator: Bruce Geller | Director: Paul Krasny | Stars: Peter Graves, Martin Landau, Barbara Bain, Greg Morris

Votes: 83

26. Columbo (1971–2003)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Los Angeles homicide detective Lieutenant Columbo uses his humble ways and ingenuous demeanor to winkle out even the most well-concealed of crimes.

Creators: Richard Levinson, William Link | Stars: Peter Falk, Mike Lally, John Finnegan, Bruce Kirby

Votes: 19,309

27. 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.

Creators: James L. Brooks, Allan Burns | Stars: Mary Tyler Moore, Edward Asner, Gavin MacLeod, Valerie Harper

Votes: 4,488

28. Longstreet (1971–1972)

90 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.2
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The cases of a blind insurance investigator.

Creator: Stirling Silliphant | Stars: James Franciscus, Marlyn Mason, Peter Mark Richman, Ann Doran

Votes: 270

29. Adderly (1986–1988)

Adventure, Comedy

8.2
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V.H. Adderly, a former James Bond style operative for I.S.I., is given a desk job in the Department of Miscellaneous Affairs after losing function in his left hand- the result of torture by... See full summary »

Creator: Elliott Baker | Stars: Winston Rekert, Dixie Seatle, Jonathan Welsh, Ken Pogue

Votes: 99

30. George Carlin: Playin' with Your Head (1986 TV Special)

60 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.2
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Legendary comedian George Carlin tackles some of his favorite subjects along with his brand of comedy and humor.

Writers: George Carlin, Rocco Urbisci | Director: Rocco Urbisci | Stars: George Carlin, Rick Ducommun, Anthony James, Vic Tayback

Votes: 1,171

31. The Love Boat (1977–1987)
Episode: Who Killed Maxwell Thorn? (1987)

TV-G | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.2
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A billionaire, who secretly gave free cruises to six strangers, is reported missing. Ace suspects that one of the six cruise recipients murdered him. Emily (Marion Ross) searches for ... See full summary »

Creator: Wilford Lloyd Baumes | Director: Kim Friedman | Stars: Gavin MacLeod, Bernie Kopell, Ted Lange, Jill Whelan

Votes: 20

32. Barney Miller (1974–1982)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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The captain of a city police station and his staff handle the various local troubles and characters that come to the building.

Creators: Danny Arnold, Theodore J. Flicker | Stars: Hal Linden, Abe Vigoda, Steve Landesberg, Gregory Sierra

Votes: 3,259

33. Rawhide (1959–1965)

50 min | Western

8.1
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Gil Favor is trail boss of a continuous cattle drive; he is assisted by Rowdy Yates. The crew runs into characters and adventures along the way.

Stars: Clint Eastwood, Paul Brinegar, Steve Raines, Eric Fleming

Votes: 2,138

34. The Felony Squad (1966–1969)

30 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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Twenty year veteran Stone is paired with rookie Briggs in a large Western metropolis. The tough as nails desk sergeant is the father of young Briggs and helps the force deal with ... See full summary »

Creator: Richard Murphy | Stars: Howard Duff, Ben Alexander, Dennis Cole, Frank Maxwell

Votes: 68

35. Insight (I) (1960–1984)

30 min | Drama

8.1
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American Roman Catholic religious-themed anthology shedding light on the contemporary search for meaning, freedom, and love.

Stars: Ellwood Kieser, Martin Sheen, Brian Keith, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

Votes: 113

36. Judd for the Defense (1967–1969)

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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High-priced Houston lawyer Clinton Judd, and his assistant Ben Caldwell, take cases throughout the USA. The program dealt with then-taboo subjects.

Creator: Paul Monash | Stars: Carl Betz, Stephen Young, Walter Brooke, John Dehner

Votes: 123

37. Finder of Lost Loves (1984–1985)
Episode: Maxwell Ltd: Finder of Lost Loves Pilot (1984)

Drama

8.1
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Creator: Gail Parent | Director: Bruce Bilson | Stars: Anthony Franciosa, Deborah Adair, Anne Jeffreys, Richard Kantor

Votes: 25

38. Crazy Like a Fox (1984–1986)
Episode: The Duke Is Dead (1986)

Comedy, Crime, Mystery

8.1
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Creators: Roger Shulman, John Baskin, George Schenck, Frank Cardea | Director: Reza Badiyi | Stars: Jack Warden, John Rubinstein, Penny Peyser, Robby Kiger

Votes: 7

39. Rawhide (1959–1965)
Episode: The Gray Rock Hotel (1965)

60 min | Western

8.1
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Several of Favor's men are sick with a mysterious illness. Favor and the sick men make it to the abandoned Gray Rock Hotel where they are protected from the cold and wind. They find a beautiful but strange woman with dangerous past.

Writer: Jack Curtis | Director: Stuart Rosenberg | Stars: Eric Fleming, Clint Eastwood, Paul Brinegar, James Murdock

Votes: 16

40. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.0
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Marshal Matt Dillon keeps the peace in the rough and tumble Dodge City.

Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 3,294

41. Papillon (1973)

R | 151 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.0
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A man befriends a fellow criminal as the two of them begin serving their sentence on a dreadful prison island, which inspires the man to plot his escape.

Writers: Dalton Trumbo, Lorenzo Semple Jr., Henri Charrière | Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Steve McQueen, Dustin Hoffman, Victor Jory, Don Gordon

Votes: 96,744 | Gross: $53.27M

42. Mission: Impossible (1966–1973)

50 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.0
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An elite covert operations unit carries out highly sensitive missions subject to official denial in the event of failure, death or capture.

Creator: Bruce Geller | Stars: Peter Graves, Barbara Bain, Greg Morris, Peter Lupus

Votes: 5,384

43. Arrest and Trial (1963–1964)

90 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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Los Angeles is where Sgt. Nick Anderson and his fellow officers work to keep the streets safe. After the arrest of the accused, attorney John Egan plans their defense while the prosecution is lead by Jerry Miller.

Stars: Ben Gazzara, Chuck Connors, Roger Perry, John Larch

Votes: 79

44. Lock Up (1959–1961)

30 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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Cases taken from the files and case histories of renowned Philadelphia defense attorney Herbert L. Maris.

Stars: Macdonald Carey, John Doucette, Joan Granville, Olive Carey

Votes: 52

45. Buckskin (1958–1959)

30 min | Western

8.0
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Annie O'Connell's boarding house in Buckskin, Montana, in 1880, is the setting for dramas unfolding for travelers and townies alike. Stories are seen through the eyes of 10-year-old Jody.

Creator: Harold Swanton | Stars: Tom Nolan, Sally Brophy, Mike Road, Orville Sherman

Votes: 23

46. Star Trek (1966–1969)
Episode: A Piece of the Action (1968)

TV-PG | 50 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

8.0
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The crew of Enterprise struggles to cope with a planet of imitative people who have modeled their society on 1920's gangsters.

Creator: Gene Roddenberry | Director: James Komack | Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, Anthony Caruso

Votes: 1,223

47. Ironside (1967–1975)
Episode: And Then There Was One (1972)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Two Vietnam veterans are attacked using a fragmentation grenade, killing one, and an attempt is made on a third. Ironside decides to use Ed as bait to catch the assailant.

Creator: Collier Young | Director: Arnold Laven | Stars: Raymond Burr, Don Galloway, Don Mitchell, Elizabeth Baur

Votes: 11

48. Mannix (1967–1975)
Episode: Catspaw (1971)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Tip Ellis, a fellow private investigator and friend of Joe Mannix, is murdered while looking into a case of industrial espionage in Fresno. Mannix travels to Fresno to pay his respects, and... See full summary »

Creators: Richard Levinson, William Link, Bruce Geller | Director: Harry Harvey Jr. | Stars: Mike Connors, Gail Fisher, Peter Donat, Armando Silvestre

Votes: 12

49. The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (1969– )
Episode: Is This Operation Necessary? (1972)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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Dr. Hunter is alone in his suspicions that a highly respected surgeon is making risky choices during operations. Dr. Craig is distracted by the financial end of running a hospital to give ... See full summary »

Creators: Richard H. Landau, Paul Mason, Steven Bochco | Director: John Badham | Stars: E.G. Marshall, David Hartman, Robert Walden, Richard Basehart

Votes: 6

50. Get Smart (1965–1970)
Episode: Maxwell Smart, Alias Jimmy Ballantine (1966)

TV-G | 30 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.0
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Inept Max poses as a safe cracker so the Chief orders all federal bank vaults left open.

Creators: Mel Brooks, Buck Henry | Director: Gary Nelson | Stars: Don Adams, Barbara Feldon, Edward Platt, Tim Herbert

Votes: 62