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1. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music | Active

8.2
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The classic late night live sketch comedy show.

Creator: Lorne Michaels | Stars: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond, Seth Meyers

2. Troop Beverly Hills (1989)

PG | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy

5.3
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As Phyllis, a Beverly Hills housewife, is in the middle of a divorce, she tries to find focus in her life by taking over her daughter Hannah's Wilderness Girl troop. Among the girls are ... See full summary »

Writers: Ava Ostern Fries, Pamela Norris, Margaret Oberman | Director: Jeff Kanew | Stars: Shelley Long, Craig T. Nelson, Betty Thomas, Mary Gross

3. John Tucker Must Die (2006)

PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy, Romance

5.7
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41 Metascore

Three ex-girlfriends of a serial cheater set up their former lover to fall for the new girl in town so they can watch him get his heart broken.

Writer: Jeff Lowell | Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: Jesse Metcalfe, Ashanti, Arielle Kebbel, Sophia Bush

4. Charlie's Angels (2000)

PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.5
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Three women, detectives with a mysterious boss, retrieve stolen voice-ID software, using martial arts, tech skills, and sex appeal.

Writers: Ryan Rowe, Ed Solomon, John August, Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts | Director: McG | Stars: Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu, Bill Murray

5. Surviving Christmas (2004)

PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Romance

5.2
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A lonely, obnoxious young millionaire pays a family to spend Christmas with him.

Writers: Deborah Kaplan, Harry Elfont, J.R. Ventimilia, Joshua Sternin | Director: Mike Mitchell | Stars: Ben Affleck, Christina Applegate, James Gandolfini, Catherine O'Hara

6. Doogie Howser, M.D. (1989–1993)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.6
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A teenaged genius deals with the usual problems of growing up: having a girlfriend, going to parties, hanging out with his best friend, all this on top of being a licensed physician in a ... See full summary »

Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Max Casella, Belinda Montgomery, Lawrence Pressman

7. Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (2009)

PG | 88 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

4.4
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41 Metascore

The world famous singing pre-teen chipmunk trio return to contend with the pressures of school, celebrity, and a rival female music group known as The Chipettes.

Writers: Jon Vitti, Jonathan Aibel, Glenn Berger, Ross Bagdasarian | Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: Jason Lee, Zachary Levi, David Cross, Justin Long

8. Can't Hardly Wait (1998)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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52 Metascore

Multicharacter teenage comedy about high school graduates with different agenda of life on graduation night.

Writers: Deborah Kaplan, Harry Elfont | Directors: Harry Elfont, Deborah Kaplan | Stars: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Ethan Embry, Charlie Korsmo, Lauren Ambrose

9. Private Parts (1997)

R | 109 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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67 Metascore

The auto-biographical story of Howard Stern, the radio-rebel who is now also a TV-personality, an author and a movie star.

Writers: Howard Stern, Len Blum, Michael Kalesniko | Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: Howard Stern, Mary McCormack, Robin Quivers, Fred Norris

10. Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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The lives and work of the staff of an inner city police precinct.

Stars: Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz, James Sikking

11. The Brady Bunch Movie (1995)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy

5.9
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The original '70s T.V. family is now placed in the 1990s, where they're even more square and out of place than ever.

Writers: Sherwood Schwartz, Laurice Elehwany, Rick Copp, Bonnie Turner, Terry Turner | Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: Shelley Long, Gary Cole, Christine Taylor, Christopher Daniel Barnes

12. Guess Who (2005)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Romance

5.9
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49 Metascore

A sarcastic father (Mac) has plenty to say about his daughter wanting to marry a white boy (Kutcher).

Writers: William Rose, David Ronn, Jay Scherick, Peter Tolan | Director: Kevin Rodney Sullivan | Stars: Ashton Kutcher, Bernie Mac, Zoe Saldana, Judith Scott

13. 28 Days (2000)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama

6.0
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46 Metascore

A big-city newspaper columnist is forced to enter a drug and alcohol rehab center after ruining her sister's wedding and crashing a stolen limousine.

Writer: Susannah Grant | Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Viggo Mortensen, Dominic West, Elizabeth Perkins

14. Doctor Dolittle (1998)

PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.3
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46 Metascore

A Doctor finds out that he can understand what animals are saying. And the animals find out that he understands.

Writers: Hugh Lofting, Nat Mauldin, Larry Levin | Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Peter Boyle, Ossie Davis, Oliver Platt

15. I Spy (2002)

PG-13 | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.4
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35 Metascore

A professional athlete has to help a U.S. government agent recover a missing jet.

Writers: Morton S. Fine, David Friedkin, Marianne Wibberley, Cormac Wibberley, Jay Scherick, David Ronn | Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Owen Wilson, Famke Janssen, Malcolm McDowell

16. Today (1952– )

240 min | News, Talk-Show

5.3
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A daily live broadcast provides current domestic and international news, weather reports and interviews with news-makers from the worlds of politics, business, media, entertainment and sports.

Creator: Sylvester L. Weaver Jr. | Stars: Katie Couric, Matt Lauer, Natalie Morales, Al Roker

17. Dream On (1990–1996)

30 min | Comedy

7.5
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Cult adult comedy about dreamer Martin Tupper, whose life is full of colourful characters. Divorced and living with his growing teenage son, still friends with his ex-wife, and constantly ... See full summary »

Creators: David Crane, Marta Kauffman | Stars: Brian Benben, Chris Demetral, Denny Dillon, Wendie Malick

18. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)

105 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.5
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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Bob Hope, Skitch Henderson

19. ABC Afterschool Specials (1972–1997)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.7
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"ABC Afterschool Specials" was the umbrella show name for various educational shows that were shown in the afternoon, occasionally. Each episode was produced by a separate company.

Creator: Guy Fraumeni | Stars: Lance Kerwin, Samaria Graham, Mara Hobel, Alexa Kenin

20. Used Cars (1980)

R | 113 min | Comedy

6.8
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When the owner of a struggling used car lot is killed, it's up to the lot's hot-shot salesman to save the property from falling into the hands of the owner's ruthless brother and used-car rival.

Writers: Robert Zemeckis, Bob Gale | Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Kurt Russell, Jack Warden, Gerrit Graham, Frank McRae

21. Grace and Frankie (2015– )

Comedy | Completed

A pair of rivals find out their husbands want to run off with each other.

Stars: Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Martin Sheen, Sam Waterston

22. Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1988–1998)

36 min | Comedy, Game-Show

8.3
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A British show in which actors and comedians improvise sketches in various "theatre-sports"-type games, based on audience suggestions. The games might include singing a Hoedown about Tory ... See full summary »

Stars: Clive Anderson, Ryan Stiles, Colin Mochrie, Richard Vranch

23. Midnight Caller (1988–1991)

60 min | Drama

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Jack Killian is an ex-cop in San Francisco. He quit the police force after accidentally shooting his partner. He was approached by Devon King, the manager of a local radio station, and ... See full summary »

Creator: Richard Di Lello | Stars: Gary Cole, Dennis Dun, Arthur Taxier, Mykelti Williamson

24. The Loop (2006–2007)

Comedy

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A recent college graduate adjusts to life as a corporate drone.

Creators: Pam Brady, Will Gluck | Stars: Bret Harrison, Eric Christian Olsen, Mimi Rogers, Philip Baker Hall

25. SCTV Network (1981–1983)

90 min | Comedy

8.6
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Comedy parody about TV.

Stars: John Candy, Joe Flaherty, Eugene Levy, Andrea Martin

26. The Late Shift (1996 TV Movie)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Talk-Show

7.0
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A dramatization of the rivalry to be the successor of Johnny Carson as the host of "The Tonight Show."

Writers: Bill Carter, George Armitage | Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: John Michael Higgins, Daniel Roebuck, Kathy Bates, Bob Balaban

27. The Tracey Ullman Show (1987–1990)

30 min | Comedy, Music

7.0
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Tracey Ullman hosts a variety show containing sketches, song-and-dance routines and the Simpsons.

Stars: Tracey Ullman, Dan Castellaneta, Sam McMurray, Joseph Malone

28. Parenthood (1990– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama

5.8
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Stars: Ed Begley Jr., Jayne Atkinson, Max Elliott Slade, Thora Birch

29. Coming Attractions (1978)

R | 84 min | Comedy

4.9
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Broad satire and buffoonery presented as a series of movie trailers. Among the titles and subjects are: "The Howard Huge Story", "Skate-boarders from Hell", "The Invasion of the Penis ... See full summary »

Writers: Ian Praiser, Varley Smith, Ira Miller, Royce D. Applegate | Director: Ira Miller | Stars: Royce D. Applegate, Lewis Arquette, Tom Baker, Dorothy Van

30. HBO First Look (1992– )

13 min | Documentary

6.3
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Behind-the-scenes look at upcoming feature films, featuring interview commentary with their casts and crews.

Stars: Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Will Smith, Matt Damon

31. Only You (I) (1992)

PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Romance

5.4
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A man goes on vacation to find the right woman - and ends up having to choose between two of them!

Writer: Wayne Allan Rice | Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: Tom McFadden, Andrew McCarthy, Joel Murray, Daniel Roebuck

32. Howard Stern (1994–2005)

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

5.7
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Raunchy interviews, sketches, and social commentary from the king of shock radio.

Stars: Howard Stern, Robin Quivers, John Melendez, Elephant Boy

33. Jackson County Jail (1976)

R | 84 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.1
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This is a powerful drama about a young woman who stumbles into a nightmare land of hijacking and humiliation while driving cross-country from California to New York.

Writer: Donald Stewart | Director: Michael Miller | Stars: Yvette Mimieux, Tommy Lee Jones, Lisa Copeland, Cliff Emmich

34. On the Air (1992– )

30 min | Comedy

7.6
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In the 1950s, a group of television performers attempt to put together a live variety program and often find disastrous results.

Creators: Mark Frost, David Lynch | Stars: Ian Buchanan, Nancye Ferguson, Miguel Ferrer, Gary Grossman

35. Homework (1982)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

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A good-looking but virginal "rockstar" teen (Morgan) tries to score with some of the local high school girls. But a classmate's mom (Collins) decides to make a man out of him.

Writers: Maurice Peterson, Don Safran | Director: James Beshears | Stars: Joan Collins, Michael Morgan, Shell Kepler, Lanny Horn

36. CPO Sharkey (1976–1978)

30 min | Comedy

6.8
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Comic exploits of an acid-tongued chief petty officer in the U.S. Navy.

Stars: Don Rickles, Harrison Page, Peter Isacksen, David Landsberg

37. Rush

Biography, Drama | Announced

The life story of American political talk-radio show host, Rush Limbaugh.

Director: Betty Thomas | Star: John Cusack

38. Tunnel Vision (1976)

R | 70 min | Comedy

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A committee investigating TV's first uncensored network examines a typical day's programming, which includes shows, commercials, news programs, you name it. What they discover will surely ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Mislove, Neal Israel | Directors: Neal Israel, Bradley R. Swirnoff | Stars: Phil Proctor, Howard Hesseman, Beans Morocco, Stephen Feinberg

39. Desperados

Comedy | Announced

Three women head to Mexico to set right a situation.

Writer: Ellen Rapoport | Director: Betty Thomas | Star: Isla Fisher

40. My Breast (1994 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

5.7
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Joyce Wadler,a journalist who lives in New York, has an unsatisfying relationship with her boyfriend. When she discovers that she is suffering from breast-cancer, she radically changes her ... See full summary »

Writer: Joyce Wadler | Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: Meredith Baxter, Jamey Sheridan, James Sutorius, Sara Botsford

41. Hooperman (1987–1989)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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Free-wheeling San Francisco cop Harry Hooperman inherits a run down apartment building, and the building owner's mean, hateful and just plain annoying dog Bijoux. Not having the time to ... See full summary »

Creator: Terry Louise Fisher | Stars: John Ritter, Barbara Bosson, Felton Perry, Sydney Walsh

42. Sons and Daughters (1991– )

60 min | Drama, Comedy

7.7
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Comedy-darma series focusing on an extended family in Portland, Oregon. After many years of absence from his family, Bing Hammersmith returns with a new wife and young son to his ... See full summary »

Creators: Brad Buckner, Eugenie Ross-Leming | Stars: Lucie Arnaz, Rick Rossovich, Peggy Smithhart, Paul Scherrer

43. Chesty Anderson U.S. Navy (1976)

R | 88 min | Comedy

5.2
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Writers: Paul Pumpian, H.F. Green | Director: Ed Forsyth | Stars: Shari Eubank, Dorrie Thomson, Rosanne Katon, Marcie Barkin

44. A Celebration of Women Directors (2008)

Documentary

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Directors: Laurie Agard, Drew Ann Rosenberg

45. Hour Magazine (1980–1988)

60 min | Family, Talk-Show

7.3
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Stars: Gary Collins, Elizabeth Taylor, Annette Funicello, Alyssa Milano

46. Prison for Children (1987 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

6.9
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Sentenced to incarceration until 21, a boy plans his desperate escape.

Writer: Christopher Knopf | Director: Larry Peerce | Stars: Raphael Sbarge, Kenneth Ransom, Jonathan Chapin, Gordie Wright

47. Mancuso, FBI (1989–1990)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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Nick Mancuso, the FBI agent from the mini-series, Favorite Son is back. This time in a series wherein he fights for justice, while having to deal with elements in his own government who sometimes oppose him.

Stars: Robert Loggia, Fredric Lehne, Lindsay Frost, Jak Castro

48. Audrey (2012– )

Comedy

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Stars: Kim Shaw, Bobby Campo, Gary Cole, Arielle Kebbel

49. Shannon's Deal (1990–1991)

60 min | Drama

8.5
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Once a successful corporate lawyer at a prestigious Philadelphia law firm, Jack Shannon lost his marriage and his job, due in part to a compulsive gambling habit. While Shannon maintains a ... See full summary »

Creator: John Sayles | Stars: Jamey Sheridan, Elizabeth Peña, Jenny Lewis, Richard Edson

50. Twilight Theater (1982 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy

7.3
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Writers: Jeffrey Barron, Carmen Finestra, Jim Fisher, Neal Israel, Gary Jacobs, Kevin Kelton, Jim Staahl | Director: Perry Rosemond | Stars: Bob Denver, Steve Martin, Barbara Hershey, Rick Moranis