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1. Emergency! (1972–1979)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.9
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The crew of Los Angeles County Fire Dept. Station 51, particularly the paramedic team, and Rampart Hospital respond to emergencies in their operating area.

Creators: Harold Jack Bloom, Robert A. Cinader | Stars: Randolph Mantooth, Kevin Tighe, Julie London, Bobby Troup

Votes: 2,658

2. 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: 5,337

3. The Chase (1966)

135 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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The escape of Bubber Reeves from prison affects the inhabitants of a small Southern town.

Writers: Horton Foote, Lillian Hellman | Director: Arthur Penn | Stars: Marlon Brando, Jane Fonda, Robert Redford, E.G. Marshall

Votes: 6,809

4. Kung Fu (1972–1975)

60 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

7.8
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The adventures of a Shaolin Monk as he wanders the American West armed only with his skill in Kung Fu.

Creators: Ed Spielman, Herman Miller | Stars: David Carradine, Keye Luke, Radames Pera, Philip Ahn

Votes: 3,639

5. The Odd Couple (1970–1975)

30 min | Comedy

8.0
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Two men, a neat freak and a slob separated from their wives, have to live together despite their differences.

Creators: Jerry Belson, Garry Marshall | Stars: Tony Randall, Jack Klugman, Al Molinaro, Penny Marshall

Votes: 3,374

6. Mannix (1967–1975)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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Mannix worked originally for Wickersham at Intertect and then struck out on his own, assisted by Peggy Fair (whose cop-husband had been killed) and police department contact Tobias.

Creators: Bruce Geller, Richard Levinson, William Link | Stars: Mike Connors, Gail Fisher, Ward Wood, Ron Nyman

Votes: 1,512

7. Ironside (1967–1975)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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Wheelchair-bound detective Robert T. Ironside battles the bad guys on the streets of San Francisco.

Creator: Collier Young | Stars: Raymond Burr, Don Galloway, Don Mitchell, Barbara Anderson

Votes: 1,853

8. Kojak (1973–1978)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.1
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A bald police detective with a fiery righteous attitude battles crime in his city.

Creator: Abby Mann | Stars: Telly Savalas, Dan Frazer, Kevin Dobson, George Savalas

Votes: 4,107

9. Family Affair (1966–1971)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

6.8
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Bill Davis is a highly paid and successful engineer living in a large apartment in New York with his valet, Mr. Giles French . His life is suddenly changed when his niece, Buffy shows up. ... See full summary »

Creators: Don Fedderson, Edmund L. Hartmann | Stars: Brian Keith, Kathy Garver, Anissa Jones, Johnny Whitaker

Votes: 1,333

10. The Twilight Zone (1985–1989)

TV-PG | 45 min | Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Mystery

7.8
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A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but often have a wicked sense of humor and an unexpected twist.

Creator: Rod Serling | Stars: Robin Ward, Charles Aidman, Richard Mulligan, William Atherton

Votes: 6,023

11. Adam-12 (1968–1975)

30 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.7
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Two regular police officers patrol Los Angeles.

Creators: Robert A. Cinader, Jack Webb | Stars: Martin Milner, Kent McCord, Shaaron Claridge, William Boyett

Votes: 2,086

12. Quincy M.E. (1976–1983)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime

7.3
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The cases of a coroner who investigates suspicious deaths that usually suggest murder.

Creators: Glen A. Larson, Lou Shaw | Stars: Jack Klugman, John S. Ragin, Robert Ito, Joseph Roman

Votes: 3,376

13. Chico and the Man (1974–1978)

30 min | Comedy

6.8
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The relationship between a cranky old mechanic and a twentysomething Chicano.

Creator: James Komack | Stars: Jack Albertson, Scatman Crothers, Freddie Prinze, Della Reese

Votes: 555

14. T.J. Hooker (1982–1986)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.0
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The weekly adventures of tough-as-nails veteran police officer Sgt. T.J. Hooker, who rides the beat with his rookie partner Vince Romano.

Creator: Rick Husky | Stars: William Shatner, Heather Locklear, Adrian Zmed, James Darren

Votes: 2,345

15. Night Gallery (1969–1973)

TV-PG | 50 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.0
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Host Rod Serling presents tales of horror illustrated in various paintings.

Stars: Rod Serling, Larry Watson, Joanna Pettet, Matt Pelto

Votes: 3,075

16. Airport (1970)

G | 137 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.6
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A bomber on board an airplane, an airport almost closed by snow, and various personal problems of the people involved.

Writers: Arthur Hailey, George Seaton | Directors: George Seaton, Henry Hathaway | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Dean Martin, George Kennedy, Jean Seberg

Votes: 13,013

17. Kolchak: The Night Stalker (1974–1975)

51 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

8.6
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A newspaper reporter investigates strange supernatural occurrences in Chicago.

Creator: Jeffrey Grant Rice | Stars: Darren McGavin, Simon Oakland, Jack Grinnage, Ruth McDevitt

Votes: 2,536

18. The Monkees (1966–1968)

30 min | Comedy, Music

7.5
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The misadventures of a struggling rock band.

Stars: Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith, Peter Tork

Votes: 2,547

19. Trapper John, M.D. (1979–1986)

60 min | Drama

6.7
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The Korean War MASH unit veteran operates as Chief Surgeon in a major city hospital with his colleagues.

Creators: Don Brinkley, Frank Glicksman | Stars: Pernell Roberts, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Charles Siebert, Gregory Harrison

Votes: 1,009

20. Archie Bunker's Place (1979–1983)

60 min | Comedy

6.4
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The further misadventures of Archie Bunker, now the owner of a local pub, and his regulars.

Creators: Patt Shea, Harriett Weiss, Joe Gannon | Stars: Carroll O'Connor, Danielle Brisebois, Allan Melvin, Jason Wingreen

Votes: 556

21. Hec Ramsey (1972–1974)

90 min | Western

8.2
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The adventures of Hec Ramsey, a turn-of-the-20th-century detective who prefers to use his brains instead of his guns.

Stars: Richard Boone, Rick Lenz, Harry Morgan, Dennis Rucker

Votes: 144

22. Airport 1975 (1974)

PG | 107 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.5
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A 747 in flight collides with a small plane, and is rendered pilotless. Somehow the control tower must get a pilot aboard so the jet can land.

Writers: Arthur Hailey, Don Ingalls | Director: Jack Smight | Stars: Charlton Heston, Karen Black, George Kennedy, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

Votes: 6,972

23. Rhoda (1974–1978)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

6.7
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After spending several years in her young adult life in Minneapolis but with her brash Bronx Jewish upbringing in tow and with its associated sarcasm, artistically inclined Rhoda ... See full summary »

Creators: James L. Brooks, Allan Burns, David Davis, Lorenzo Music | Stars: Valerie Harper, Julie Kavner, Lorenzo Music, David Groh

Votes: 1,351

24. Laredo (1965–1967)

60 min | Western

8.0
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Rustlers, bank robbers, and their own wild schemes: a band of Texas Rangers keeps getting in and out of trouble, under the jaundiced eye of Captain Parmalee.

Stars: Neville Brand, Peter Brown, William Smith, Philip Carey

Votes: 378

25. McCloud (1970–1977)

120 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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Sam McCloud is a Marshal from a Taos, New Mexico, who takes a temporary assignment in the New York City Police. His keen sense of detail and detecting subtle clues, learned from his experience, enable him to nab unsuspecting criminals despite his unbelieving boss.

Creator: Herman Miller | Stars: Dennis Weaver, J.D. Cannon, Terry Carter, Ken Lynch

Votes: 1,587

26. Alias Smith and Jones (1971–1973)

60 min | Western

7.7
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Hannibal Heyes and Kid Curry, two of the most wanted outlaws in the history of the West, are popular "with everyone except the railroads and the banks", since "in all the trains and banks ... See full summary »

Creator: Glen A. Larson | Stars: Ben Murphy, Roger Davis, Pete Duel, Dennis Fimple

Votes: 1,116

27. The Out of Towners (1970)

G | 101 min | Comedy

7.1
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George and Gwen Kellerman live in the small, quiet town of Twin Oaks, Ohio with their two young children and pet dog. George has a strong sense of what is right and wrong, especially as it ... See full summary »

Writer: Neil Simon | Director: Arthur Hiller | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Sandy Dennis, Sandy Baron, Anne Meara

Votes: 5,697

28. It Takes a Thief (1968–1970)

51 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.8
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The adventures of suave cat burglar Alexander Mundy, who plies his trade for the U.S. Government.

Creator: Roland Kibbee | Stars: Robert Wagner, Fred Astaire, Malachi Throne, Murray Pollack

Votes: 1,129

29. Bat Masterson (1958–1961)

30 min | Western

7.6
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Dressed-up dandy (derby and cane), gambler and lawman roams the West charming women and defending the unjustly accused. His primary weapon was his wit (and cane) rather than his gun.

Stars: Gene Barry, Allison Hayes, Allen Jaffe, Ken Drake

Votes: 537

30. Vamp (1986)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Horror

5.8
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Two fraternity pledges go to a sleazy bar looking for strippers to entertain their college friends. They have problems with transportation, Biker gangs, and worst of all, the staff of the ... See full summary »

Writers: Donald P. Borchers, Richard Wenk | Director: Richard Wenk | Stars: Chris Makepeace, Sandy Baron, Robert Rusler, Dedee Pfeiffer

Votes: 3,521

31. Change of Habit (1969)

G | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Music

5.9
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An incognito nun tries to help a doctor clean up an inner city ghetto, with the pair growing closer as time goes on.

Writers: James Lee, S.S. Schweitzer, Eric Bercovici, John Furia, Richard Morris | Director: William A. Graham | Stars: Elvis Presley, Mary Tyler Moore, Barbara McNair, Jane Elliot

Votes: 1,573

32. Sssssss (1973)

PG | 99 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.3
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A college student becomes lab assistant to a scientist who is working on a serum that can transform humans into snakes.

Writers: Hal Dresner, Daniel C. Striepeke | Director: Bernard L. Kowalski | Stars: Strother Martin, Dirk Benedict, Heather Menzies-Urich, Richard B. Shull

Votes: 2,319

33. Winning (1969)

M | 123 min | Action, Drama, Sport

6.0
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Frank Capua is a rising star on the race circuit who dreams of winning the big one--the Indianapolis 500. But to get there he runs the risk of losing his wife Elora to his rival, Luther ... See full summary »

Writer: Howard Rodman | Director: James Goldstone | Stars: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Robert Wagner, Richard Thomas

Votes: 1,317

34. Harry O (1973–1976)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.6
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Harry Orwell is a world-weary private investigator who was forced to leave the San Diego Police Department after a bullet became lodged near his spine. He lived on the beach, and, when not ... See full summary »

Creator: Howard Rodman | Stars: David Janssen, Anthony Zerbe, Paul Tulley, Henry Darrow

Votes: 368

35. What's Happening Now! (1985–1988)

30 min | Comedy

6.3
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"What's Happening Now!" is a sequel to "What's Happening!," a TV series about the adult main characters (Raj, Dwayne, Rerun, Shirley, and Dee) as teenagers/children.

Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Anne-Marie Johnson, Shirley Hemphill

Votes: 463

36. The Name of the Game (1968–1971)

90 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.9
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This groundbreaking series had three rotating stars, who were featured in independent episodes tied together by a loose common theme. The commonality was Howard Publications, the self-made ... See full summary »

Stars: Gene Barry, Susan Saint James, Robert Stack, Anthony Franciosa

Votes: 324

37. Watermelon Man (1970)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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An extremely bigoted white man finds out the hard (and somewhat humorous) way what it's like being a black man, firsthand!

Writer: Herman Raucher | Director: Melvin Van Peebles | Stars: Godfrey Cambridge, Estelle Parsons, Howard Caine, D'Urville Martin

Votes: 1,188

38. Switch (1975–1978)

90 min | Crime, Action, Drama

7.3
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An ex-cop and an ex-con start their own detective agency.

Creator: Glen A. Larson | Stars: Robert Wagner, Eddie Albert, Charlie Callas, Sharon Gless

Votes: 261

39. The Littlest Hobo (1963–1965)

30 min | Adventure

8.2
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A German Shepherd dog wanders endlessly, only stopping to do a good deed or help a person in need, before returning to his road without end.

Stars: London the Dog, Monty McFarlane, Gregg Palmer, Chick Chandler

Votes: 88

40. Countdown (1967)

Unrated | 101 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.1
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Desperate to reach the moon first, NASA sends a man and shelter separately, one-way. He must find it to survive; he can't return until Apollo is ready.

Writers: Loring Mandel, Hank Searls | Director: Robert Altman | Stars: James Caan, Robert Duvall, Joanna Moore, Barbara Baxley

Votes: 1,307

41. The Invisible Man (1975–1976)

60 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.8
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The weekly adventures of Dr. Daniel Westin, an invisible scientist working as an agent for a private thinktank.

Creators: Harve Bennett, Steven Bochco | Stars: David McCallum, Melinda O. Fee, Craig Stevens, Paul Kent

Votes: 442

42. Little Fauss and Big Halsy (1970)

R | 99 min | Drama

5.9
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A story of two motorcycle racers, the inept, unsuspecting Little Faus (Micheal J.Pollard) and the opportunistic, womanizing Halsey Knox (Redford)

Writer: Charles Eastman | Director: Sidney J. Furie | Stars: Robert Redford, Michael J. Pollard, Lauren Hutton, Noah Beery Jr.

Votes: 725

43. Savage (1973 TV Movie)

73 min | Drama, Thriller

6.0
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A TV reporter investigates compromising photographs of a nominee to the Supreme Court.

Writers: Mark Rodgers, William Link, Richard Levinson | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Martin Landau, Barbara Bain, Will Geer, Paul Richards

Votes: 132

44. Run for Your Life (1965–1968)

60 min | Drama

7.8
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Ben Gazzara plays a successful lawyer who is told by his doctor in the first episode that he will die in one to two years. He decides to do all of the things he has never had time for. The ... See full summary »

Stars: Ben Gazzara, Nicholas Colasanto, Jack Krupnick, Fernando Lamas

Votes: 219

45. Pete 'n' Tillie (1972)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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Unassuming and single thirty-three year old Tillie Shlain is at that phase of her life of being known as a soon to be spinster if she doesn't marry soon. She isn't looking forward to ... See full summary »

Writers: Peter De Vries, Julius J. Epstein | Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Walter Matthau, Carol Burnett, Geraldine Page, Barry Nelson

Votes: 557

46. The Amazing Howard Hughes (1977 TV Movie)

215 min | Biography, Drama

6.7
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Howard Hughes is a driven man who amassed wealth and recognition as a Hollywood mover and shaker, aviation giant and man of mystery.

Writers: Noah Dietrich, John Gay, Bob Thomas | Director: William A. Graham | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Ed Flanders, James Hampton, Tovah Feldshuh

Votes: 377

47. The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (1969– )

60 min | Drama

7.6
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The cases of well-respected neurosurgeon Dr. David Craig and his two young charges.

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

Votes: 77

48. Lucas Tanner (1974–1975)

60 min | Drama, Sport

7.0
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Lucas Tanner changes careers after a grievous personal tragedy, taking up teaching in suburban St. Louis. He approaches it in an idealistic fashion, rebeling against the rules that keep him from connecting to the students.

Creator: Jerry McNeely | Stars: David Hartman, Rosemary Murphy, Tom Middleton, Eddie Quillan

Votes: 59

49. Mr. Merlin (1981–1982)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.3
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The misadventures of Merlin the Magician and his apprentice in modern San Francisco.

Creators: Larry Rosen, Larry Tucker | Stars: Barnard Hughes, Clark Brandon, Jonathan Prince, Elaine Joyce

Votes: 145

50. The Lawyer (1970)

R | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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Tony Petrocelli, a bright young lawyer practicing in the rich cattle town of Baker, becomes embroiled in a murder case.

Writers: Harold Buchman, Sidney J. Furie, Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts | Director: Sidney J. Furie | Stars: Barry Newman, Harold Gould, Diana Muldaur, Robert Colbert

Votes: 155