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1. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

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

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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. Labyrinth (1986)

PG | 101 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

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50 Metascore

Fifteen-year-old Sarah accidentally wishes her baby half-brother, Toby, away to the Goblin King Jareth who will keep Toby if Sarah does not complete his Labyrinth in thirteen hours.

Writers: Dennis Lee, Jim Henson, Terry Jones | Director: Jim Henson | Stars: David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly, Toby Froud, Shelley Thompson

3. Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008)

R | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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67 Metascore

Devastated Peter takes a Hawaiian vacation in order to deal with the recent break-up with his TV star girlfriend, Sarah. Little does he know, Sarah's traveling to the same resort as her ex - and she's bringing along her new boyfriend.

Writer: Jason Segel | Director: Nicholas Stoller | Stars: Kristen Bell, Jason Segel, Paul Rudd, Mila Kunis

4. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)

PG | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

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A group of mutated turtle warriors must emerge from the shadows to protect New York City from an uprising criminal gang of ninjas.

Writers: Kevin Eastman, Peter Laird, Bobby Herbeck, Todd W. Langen | Director: Steve Barron | Stars: Judith Hoag, Elias Koteas, Josh Pais, David Forman

5. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991)

PG | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

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The Turtles and the Shredder battle once again, this time for the last cannister of the ooze that created the Turtles, which Shredder wants to create an army of new mutants.

Writers: Kevin Eastman, Peter Laird, Todd W. Langen | Director: Michael Pressman | Stars: Paige Turco, David Warner, Michelan Sisti, Leif Tilden

6. Muppets Most Wanted (2014)

PG | 107 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

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61 Metascore

While on a grand world tour, The Muppets find themselves wrapped into an European jewel-heist caper headed by a Kermit the Frog look-alike and his dastardly sidekick.

Writers: James Bobin, Nicholas Stoller, Jim Henson | Director: James Bobin | Stars: Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell, Tina Fey, Steve Whitmire

7. The Muppets (2011)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Family, Musical

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75 Metascore

A Muppet fanatic with some help from his two human compatriots must regroup the Muppet gang to stop a avaricious oil mogul from taking down one of their precious life-longing treasures.

Writers: Jason Segel, Nicholas Stoller, Jim Henson | Director: James Bobin | Stars: Amy Adams, Jason Segel, Chris Cooper, Rashida Jones

8. Dinosaurs (1991–1994)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

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Dinosaurs follows the life of a family of dinosaurs, living in a modern world. They have TVs, fridges, etc. The only humans around are cavemen, who are viewed as pets and wild animals.

Creators: Michael Jacobs, Bob Young | Stars: Stuart Pankin, Jessica Walter, Jason Willinger, Leif Tilden

9. An American Werewolf in London (1981)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Horror

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60 Metascore

Two American college students on a walking tour of Britain are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists.

Writer: John Landis | Director: John Landis | Stars: David Naughton, Jenny Agutter, Joe Belcher, Griffin Dunne

10. Newsies (1992)

PG | 121 min | Drama, Musical

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46 Metascore

A musical based on the New York City newsboy strike of 1899. When young newspaper sellers are exploited beyond reason by their bosses they set out to enact change and are met by the ruthlessness of big business.

Writers: Bob Tzudiker, Noni White | Director: Kenny Ortega | Stars: Christian Bale, Bill Pullman, Robert Duvall, Ann-Margret

11. The Dark Crystal (1982)

PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

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On another planet in the distant past, a Gelfling embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of a magical crystal, and so restore order to his world.

Writers: David Odell, Jim Henson | Directors: Jim Henson, Frank Oz | Stars: Jim Henson, Kathryn Mullen, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz

12. Sesame Street (1969– )

TV-Y | 60 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

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On a special inner city street, the inhabitants, both human and puppet, teach preschool subjects with comedy, cartoons, games and songs.

Creator: Joan Ganz Cooney | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Caroll Spinney, Jerry Nelson

13. The Witches (1990)

PG | 91 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

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A young boy stumbles onto a witch convention and must stop them, even after he has been turned into a mouse.

Writers: Roald Dahl, Allan Scott | Director: Nicolas Roeg | Stars: Anjelica Huston, Mai Zetterling, Jasen Fisher, Rowan Atkinson

14. 60 Minutes (1968– )

60 min | Documentary, News | Active

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A popular television News magazine in the USA, in which an ever changing team of CBS News correspondents contribute segments ranging from hard news coverage to politics to lifestyle and pop culture.

Creator: Don Hewitt | Stars: Andrew Rooney, Lesley Stahl, Steve Kroft, Scott Pelley

15. The Muppet Movie (1979)

G | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

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69 Metascore

Kermit and his new found friends trek across America to find success in Hollywood, but a frog-legs merchant is after Kermit.

Writers: Jack Burns, Jerry Juhl | Director: James Frawley | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

16. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

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A Disney-produced anthology covering many different genres.

Stars: Walt Disney, Kevin Corcoran, Paul Frees, Slim Pickens

17. 3 Men and a Little Lady (1990)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

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Sylvia's work increasingly takes her away from the three men who help bring up Mary, her daughter. When she decides to move to England and take Mary with her, the three men are heartbroken ... See full summary »

Writers: Coline Serreau, Sara Parriott, Josann McGibbon, Charlie Peters | Director: Emile Ardolino | Stars: Tom Selleck, Steve Guttenberg, Ted Danson, Nancy Travis

18. Fraggle Rock (1983–1987)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

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The adventures of the various inhabitants of an underground civilization.

Creator: Jim Henson | Stars: Karen Prell, Gerard Parkes, Kathryn Mullen, Steve Whitmire

19. The Muppet Show (1976–1981)

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

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Kermit the Frog and his friends struggle to put on a weekly variety show.

Creator: Jim Henson | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Richard Hunt, Dave Goelz

20. Good Morning America (1975– )

120 min | News, Talk-Show

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ABC's "Good Morning America" presents the News and Information Source of the day's topics and journalism. The 1st Co-Host Team of David Hartman & Nancy Dussault, 2nd was Sandy Hill, 3rd was... See full summary »

Stars: Lara Spencer, Ginger Zee, Bianna Golodryga, Ron Claiborne

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

105 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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

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

22. Into the Night (1985)

R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

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Ed Okin's life is somewhat out of control. He can't sleep, his wife betrays him and his job is dull. One night he starts to drive through Los Angeles and he finally ends in the parking ... See full summary »

Writer: Ron Koslow | Director: John Landis | Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Michelle Pfeiffer, Carmen Argenziano, Andrew Marton

23. Reading Rainbow (1983– )

TV-Y | 30 min | Family

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Levar Burton introduces young viewers to illustrated readings of children's literature and explores their related subjects.

Stars: LeVar Burton, Jennifer Betit Yen, Arnold Stang, Fred Newman

24. Great Performances (1971– )

132 min | Biography, Drama, Music

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Creators: Marion J. Caffey, Daniel Ezralow, Josh Groban | Stars: Julie Andrews, Plácido Domingo, Walter Cronkite, Renée Fleming

25. The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)

G | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

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The Muppet characters tell their version of the classic tale of an old and bitter miser's redemption on Christmas Eve.

Writers: Charles Dickens, Jerry Juhl | Director: Brian Henson | Stars: Michael Caine, Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, Jerry Nelson

26. The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984)

G | 94 min | Comedy, Family, Musical

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Kermit and his friends go to New York to get their musical on Broadway only to find it's a more difficult task than they anticipated.

Writers: Tom Patchett, Jay Tarses, Frank Oz | Director: Frank Oz | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire

27. The Great Muppet Caper (1981)

G | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

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Kermit, Gonzo and Fozzie are reporters who travel to Britain to interview a rich victim of jewel thieves and help her along with her secretary, Miss Piggy.

Writers: Tom Patchett, Jay Tarses, Jerry Juhl, Jack Rose | Director: Jim Henson | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz, Jerry Nelson

28. The Storyteller (1987– )

225 min | Fantasy

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An old storyteller tells European folk tales to his sarcastic dog.

Creator: Jim Henson | Stars: John Hurt, Brian Henson, Frederick Warder, David Greenaway

29. Muppet Babies (1984–1991)

TV-Y | 60 min | Animation, Family

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The Muppets, as babies, have adventures with their imaginations inside their nursery.

Creators: Jim Henson, Jeffrey Scott | Stars: Greg Berg, Katie Leigh, Laurie O'Brien, Russi Taylor

30. Sesame Street Presents: Follow that Bird (1985)

G | 88 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

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Big Bird is sent to live far from Sesame Street by a pesky social worker. Unhappy, Big Bird runs away from his foster home, prompting the rest of the Sesame Street gang to go on a cross-country journey to find him.

Writers: Judy Freudberg, Tony Geiss | Director: Ken Kwapis | Stars: Caroll Spinney, Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Richard Hunt

31. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

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The classic prime time variety show most famous for its vaudeville acts and its rock music performances.

Stars: Ed Sullivan, Johnny Wayne, Frank Shuster, Jack Carter

32. The Mike Douglas Show (1961–1982)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Stars: Mike Douglas, Ellie Frankel, Sergio Franchi, Joe Harnell Sextet

33. The Storyteller: Greek Myths (1990 TV Mini-Series)

95 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

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A storyteller in a labyrinth tells his dog the stories of Perseus and Medusa, Icarus and Daedalus, Theseus and the Minotaur, and Orpheus and Euridyce.

Creator: Anthony Minghella | Stars: Michael Gambon, Brian Henson, David Greenaway, Frances Barber

34. Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas (1977 TV Movie)

48 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

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A poor otter family risks everything for the chance to win the cash prize of a talent contest for Christmas.

Writers: Lillian Hoban, Russell Hoban, Jerry Juhl | Director: Jim Henson | Stars: Jerry Nelson, Frank Oz, Marilyn Sokol, Dave Goelz

35. The Muppet Show: Sex and Violence (1975 TV Movie)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

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The original Muppet Show Pilot. The guests include the Seven Deadly Sins.

Writers: Marshall Brickman, Jon Stone, Norman Stiles, Jim Henson | Director: Dave Wilson | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

36. The Power of the Dark Crystal

Animation, Adventure, Family | Announced

A girl made of fire steals a shard of a legendary crystal in hopes of reigniting the dying sun.

Writers: Jim Henson, Craig Pearce

37. The Arsenio Hall Show (1989–1994)

60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

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Arsenio Hall hosts this hip, late-night talk show.

Stars: Arsenio Hall, Burton Richardson, Sinbad, Michael Wolff

38. The Hollywood Palace (1964–1970)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

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Various guest hosts present a musical variety show.

Stars: Bing Crosby, Milton Berle, Jimmy Durante, Sid Caesar

39. Parkinson (1971–2007)

50 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Talk show with celebrity guests.

Stars: Michael Parkinson, Billy Connolly, Barry Humphries, Kenneth Williams

40. Special Collector's Edition (2010– )

9 min | Comedy, History

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Creators: David Díaz, Juan Pérez | Stars: David Díaz, Luis Rodrigo, Gabriel Fernández-Gil, Daniel Retuerta

41. A Muppet Family Christmas (1987 TV Movie)

47 min | Comedy, Family, Music

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Kermit and his friends spend Christmas staging a surprise visit to Fozzie Bear's mother's farm.

Writer: Jerry Juhl | Directors: Peter Harris, Eric Till | Stars: Frank Oz, Dave Goelz, Richard Hunt, Kathryn Mullen

42. The Jack Paar Tonight Show (1957–1962)

105 min | Comedy, Family, Talk-Show

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Stars: Hugh Downs, Jose Melis, Jack Paar, Cliff Arquette

43. The 58th Annual Academy Awards (1986 TV Special)

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Director: Marty Pasetta | Stars: Alan Alda, Jane Fonda, Robin Williams, F. Murray Abraham

44. The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (1956–1960)

60 min | Comedy

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Stars: Steve Allen, Gene Rayburn, Skitch Henderson, Les Brown

45. Tonight! (1953–1957)

TV-PG | 105 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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The show originated as a local New York City late night program in June 1953 and went onto the network in September 1954. Throughout the summer of 1956, Steve Allen was the only host. When ... See full summary »

Creators: Steve Allen, Sylvester L. Weaver Jr. | Stars: Skitch Henderson, Gene Rayburn, Steve Allen, Ernie Kovacs

46. The 52nd Annual Academy Awards (1980 TV Special)

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Writers: Michael Barrie, Jim Mulholland, Leonard Spigelgass | Director: Marty Pasetta | Stars: Johnny Carson, Nick Allder, Ann-Margret, Tamara Asseyev

47. CBS Summer Playhouse (1987–1989)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

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Anthology television series that aired unsold television pilots during the summer.

Creators: Jim Henson, Gary Markowitz | Stars: Daphne Reid, Tim Reid, James Eckhouse, Holland Taylor

48. The Merv Griffin Show (1962–1986)

60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

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Stars: Merv Griffin, Arthur Treacher, Milt Kamen, Hermione Gingold

49. Fraggle Rock (1987–1988)

TV-Y | Animation, Family

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An animated version of Jim Henson's classic series.

Stars: Michael Laskin, Patricia Parris, Rob Paulsen, Stu Rosen

50. Fraggle Rock: The Movie

Adventure, Comedy, Family | Announced

The Fraggles travel from beneath the Rock and finally make contact with the human world.

Writers: James Ward Byrkit, Cory Edwards, Jim Henson, Alex Manugian