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1. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)

93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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Professional writer and amateur sleuth Jessica Fletcher uses her intellect, charm, and persistence to get to the bottom of every crime she encounters.

Creators: Peter S. Fischer, Richard Levinson, William Link | Stars: Angela Lansbury, William Windom, Ron Masak, Louis Herthum

Votes: 12,161

2. Pretty Woman (1990)

R | 119 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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51 Metascore

A man in a legal but hurtful business needs an escort for some social events, and hires a beautiful prostitute he meets... only to fall in love.

Writer: J.F. Lawton | Director: Garry Marshall | Stars: Richard Gere, Julia Roberts, Jason Alexander, Laura San Giacomo

Votes: 203,917

3. Charlie's Angels (1976–1981)

Not Rated | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.5
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The adventures of three sexy female private eyes.

Creators: Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts | Stars: Kate Jackson, Farrah Fawcett, Jaclyn Smith, David Doyle

Votes: 5,987

4. Three's Company (1977–1984)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.5
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The misadventures of two women and one man living in one apartment and their neighbors.

Creators: Don Nicholl, Michael Ross, Bernard West | Stars: John Ritter, Joyce DeWitt, Suzanne Somers, Richard Kline

Votes: 7,956

5. CHiPs (1977–1983)

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

6.4
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The adventures of two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers.

Creators: Rick Rosner, Paul Playdon | Stars: Erik Estrada, Larry Wilcox, Robert Pine, Paul Linke

Votes: 4,157

6. Hawaii Five-O (1968–1980)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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The investigations of Hawaii Five-0, an elite branch of the Hawaii State Police answerable only to the governor and headed by stalwart Steve McGarrett.

Creator: Leonard Freeman | Stars: Jack Lord, James MacArthur, Kam Fong, Herman Wedemeyer

Votes: 3,821

7. Taxi (1978–1983)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.8
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The staff of a New York City taxicab company go about their job while they dream of greater things.

Creators: James L. Brooks, Stan Daniels, David Davis, Ed. Weinberger | Stars: Judd Hirsch, Jeff Conaway, Danny DeVito, Marilu Henner

Votes: 7,279

8. The Fall Guy (1981–1986)

60 min | Action, Adventure

7.1
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The adventures of a film stunt performer who moonlights as a bounty hunter when movie work is slow.

Creator: Glen A. Larson | Stars: Lee Majors, Douglas Barr, Heather Thomas, Markie Post

Votes: 3,665

9. Simon & Simon (1981–1995)

60 min | Action, Mystery, Drama

7.1
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Two brothers of disparate tastes and manners run a private detective agency.

Creator: Philip DeGuere Jr. | Stars: Gerald McRaney, Jameson Parker, Mary Carver, Tim Reid

Votes: 2,590

10. Falcon Crest (1981–1990)

60 min | Drama

6.2
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Set in the vineyards of California, this prime-time soap opera featured the conflict within the powerful Gioberti family, owners of the vast Falcon Crest Winery.

Creator: Earl Hamner Jr. | Stars: Jane Wyman, Lorenzo Lamas, Chao Li Chi, David Selby

Votes: 2,139

11. The Partridge Family (1970–1974)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

6.5
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The humourous adventures of a family of pop musicians.

Creator: Bernard Slade | Stars: Shirley Jones, David Cassidy, Susan Dey, Danny Bonaduce

Votes: 2,045

12. Eight Is Enough (1977–1981)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.5
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This comedy drama focused on a family with eight very independent children.

Creator: William Blinn | Stars: Dick Van Patten, Lani O'Grady, Connie Needham, Susan Richardson

Votes: 1,528

13. Police Woman (1974–1978)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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This was the first TV cop show to feature a female lead - Sergeant "Pepper" Anderson, an undercover cop for the Criminal Conspiracy Unit of the Los Angeles Police Department.

Stars: Angie Dickinson, Earl Holliman, Charles Dierkop, Ed Bernard

Votes: 937

14. Marcus Welby, M.D. (1969–1976)

60 min | Drama

7.2
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The show is about doctors Marcus Welby, a general practitioner and Steven Kiley, Welby's young assistant. The two try to treat people as individuals in an age of specialized medicine and ... See full summary »

Creator: David Victor | Stars: Robert Young, James Brolin, Elena Verdugo, Pamela Hensley

Votes: 821

15. Room 222 (1969–1974)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.7
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Black teacher Pete Dixon tries to teach the students at Walt Whitman High to be tolerant. He is assisted by girlfriend and school counselor Liz and student teacher (later teacher) Alice. The students love him.

Creator: James L. Brooks | Stars: Lloyd Haynes, Denise Nicholas, Michael Constantine, Karen Valentine

Votes: 478

16. Stay Hungry (1976)

R | 102 min | Drama, Comedy

5.7
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A syndicate wants to buy a whole district to rebuild it. They've bought every house except the small gym "Olympic", where Mr. Austria Joe Santo prepares for the Mr. Universum championships ... See full summary »

Writers: Charles Gaines, Bob Rafelson | Director: Bob Rafelson | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Sally Field, Arnold Schwarzenegger, R.G. Armstrong

Votes: 2,952

17. Barnaby Jones (1973–1980)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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The exploits of milk-swilling, geriatric private eye Barnaby Jones.

Creator: Edward Hume | Stars: Buddy Ebsen, Lee Meriwether, Mark Shera, John Carter

Votes: 1,300

18. Pretty Maids All in a Row (1971)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.2
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California State Police Captain Sam Surcher investigates a string of teenage girl murders at Oceanfront High School.

Writers: Gene Roddenberry, Francis Pollini | Director: Roger Vadim | Stars: Rock Hudson, Angie Dickinson, Telly Savalas, John David Carson

Votes: 1,336

19. Cannon (1971–1976)

60 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

6.8
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Frank Cannon is an overweight, balding ex-cop with a deep voice and expensive tastes in culinary pleasures; he becomes a high-priced private investigator.

Creator: Edward Hume | Stars: William Conrad, Patrick Culliton, Tom Pittman, Charles Bateman

Votes: 1,507

20. Empire of the Ants (1977)

PG | 89 min | Sci-Fi, Horror

3.9
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A scam artist tries to sell phony real estate deals in the Florida Everglades. She and her unsuspecting buyers don't know it's been taken over by giant ants.

Writers: H.G. Wells, Jack Turley, Bert I. Gordon | Director: Bert I. Gordon | Stars: Joan Collins, Robert Lansing, John David Carson, Albert Salmi

Votes: 3,160

21. The Day of the Dolphin (1973)

PG | 104 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.1
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Dr Jake Terrell, who has been training a pair of dolphins for many years, has had a breakthrough. He has taught his dolphins to speak and understand English, although they do have a limited... See full summary »

Writers: Buck Henry, Robert Merle | Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, Paul Sorvino, John Dehner

Votes: 2,029

22. Medical Center (1969–1976)

60 min | Drama

7.4
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Located in the Los Angeles area, Medical Center was an otherwise unnamed hospital complex that was part of a large university campus. Dr. Paul Lochner was the chief of staff, an experienced... See full summary »

Creators: Al C. Ward, Frank Glicksman | Stars: James Daly, Chad Everett, Chris Hutson, Virginia Hawkins

Votes: 393

23. The Littlest Hobo (1979–1985)

Adventure, Drama, Family

7.8
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The wandering adventures of an intelligent german shepherd dog.

Creator: Dorrell McGowan | Stars: London, Allan Royal, Harvey Atkin, Ted Follows

Votes: 637

24. Petrocelli (1974–1976)

60 min | Drama, Crime

7.3
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Tony Petrocelli is an Italian-American Harvard-educated lawyer who gave up the big money and frenetic pace of major-metropolitan life to practice in a sleepy city in the American Southwest.... See full summary »

Creators: Harold Buchman, Sidney J. Furie, E. Jack Neuman | Stars: Barry Newman, Susan Howard, Albert Salmi, Arnold Jeffers

Votes: 437

25. The Fantastic Journey (1977– )

60 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.5
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A scientific expedition in the Atlantic Ocean becomes lost in the Bermuda Triangle and washes up on an uncharted island. They meet up with travelers from other times, planets and dimensions... See full summary »

Stars: Jared Martin, Carl Franklin, Ike Eisenmann, Katie Saylor

Votes: 284

26. Apple's Way (1974–1975)

60 min | Drama, Family

6.2
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The Apple family adjusts to life in a small Iowa town.

Creator: Earl Hamner Jr. | Stars: Ronny Cox, Frances Lee McCain, Malcolm Atterbury, Vincent Van Patten

Votes: 120

27. The Savage Is Loose (1974)

R | 114 min | Adventure, Drama

5.5
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A husband, wife and their son are stranded on a remote island with no way off; as the son grows older, sexual tensions emerge.

Writers: Max Ehrlich, Frank De Felitta | Director: George C. Scott | Stars: George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, John David Carson, Lee Montgomery

Votes: 219

28. Insight (I) (1960–1984)

30 min | Drama

7.8
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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

29. Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (1971–1974)

60 min | Drama

7.3
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In a small California town, attorney Owen Marshall, assisted by several different younger lawyers, defends clients with great compassion for the accused.

Creators: Jerry McNeely, David Victor | Stars: Arthur Hill, Joan Darling, Lee Majors, Christine Matchett

Votes: 139

30. Bring 'Em Back Alive (1982–1983)

60 min | Adventure

7.3
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Pith-helmeted Buck is a Great White Hunter who here (unlike the real one from the 1940s) works out of the Raffles Hotel bar in Singapore during the 1930s fighting all kinds of bad guys in pre-war Malaya.

Creators: Frank Cardea, George Schenck | Stars: Bruce Boxleitner, Clyde Kusatsu, Ron O'Neal, Cindy Morgan

Votes: 249

31. Lucas Tanner (1974–1975)

60 min | Drama, Sport

6.9
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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

32. Creature from Black Lake (1976)

PG | 91 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

4.4
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Two men exploring the Lousiana swamps run into a Bigfoot-type creature.

Writer: Jim McCullough Jr. | Director: Joy N. Houck Jr. | Stars: Jack Elam, Dub Taylor, Dennis Fimple, John David Carson

Votes: 549

33. The Fifth Floor (1978)

R | 90 min | Thriller

4.5
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College disco dancer is wrongly committed to an insane asylum.

Writers: Meyer Dolinsky, Howard Avedis, Marlene Schmidt | Director: Howard Avedis | Stars: Bo Hopkins, Dianne Hull, Patti D'Arbanville, Sharon Farrell

Votes: 183

34. The Law and Harry McGraw (1987–1988)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Harry MacGraw is a private investigator who appeared three times in the television series, Murder, She Wrote. He now stars in his own series, wherein he is still a private investigator in ... See full summary »

Creator: Peter S. Fischer | Stars: Jerry Orbach, Barbara Babcock, Earl Boen, Marty Davis

Votes: 51

35. Blacke's Magic (1986– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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A magician and his con-man father solve mysteries using a combination of sleight of hand and con games.

Creators: Peter S. Fischer, Richard Levinson, William Link | Stars: Hal Linden, Harry Morgan, R.J. Adams, Stephen Elliott

Votes: 50

36. Doc Elliot (1973– )

60 min | Drama

6.8
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The story of Dr. Benjamin Elliot, a New York staff doctor at Bellevue Hospital, who resigns his position and retreats to the backwoods of Southern Colorado. There, as the only physician, he... See full summary »

Creator: Allen S. Epstein | Stars: James Franciscus, John Mitchum, Leonard Stone, Morgan Woodward

Votes: 12

37. Love Story (1973–1974)

60 min | Drama, Romance

5.7
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An anthology of love stories dealing each week with a different couple with a different set of problems.

Stars: Tina Andrews, Susan Anspach, Diane Baker, Harry Basch

Votes: 25

38. Mulligan's Stew (1977– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.0
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Michael Mulligan and his wife Jane struggle to raise three children on his teacher's salary. They become a blended family when they take in their four recently orphaned nieces and nephews, resulting in both drama and comedy.

Stars: Lawrence Pressman, Elinor Donahue, Christopher Ciampa, K.C. Martel

Votes: 17

39. Joe Forrester (1975–1976)

60 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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Beat cop Joe Forrester walks the mean streets of Los Angeles.

Stars: Lloyd Bridges, Dwan Smith, Eddie Egan, Pat Crowley

Votes: 40

40. Sugar Time! (1977–1978)

30 min | Comedy

5.8
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The sitcom Sugar Time! focused on the female rock trio Sugar, which consisted of Maxx, a hatcheck girl, Maggie, a dental hygienist, and Diane, a dance instructor. Sugar performed gratis at ... See full summary »

Creator: James Komack | Stars: Barbi Benton, Marianne Black, Didi Carr, Wynn Irwin

Votes: 14

41. The D.A. (1971–1972)

30 min | Crime, Drama

5.4
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The cases of hard-nosed Los Angeles district attorney Paul Ryan.

Stars: Robert Conrad, Victor Izay, Harry Morgan, Robert Forward

Votes: 12

42. The Don Knotts Show (1970–1971)

60 min | Comedy

6.5
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Comedy variety series hosted by former "Andy Griffith Show" co-star Don Knotts.

Stars: Don Knotts, Louis Nye, Chuck Connors, Elaine Joyce

Votes: 20

43. Call Her Mom (1972 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 73 min | Comedy

6.9
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A sexy waitress becomes the house mother in a fraternity house.

Writers: Gail Parent, Kenny Solms | Director: Jerry Paris | Stars: Connie Stevens, Thelma Carpenter, John David Carson, Gloria DeHaven

Votes: 33

44. Of Men and Women (1973 TV Movie)

60 min | Drama

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Writers: Evan Hunter, Harry Miles Muheim, John Tobias | Directors: Robert Day, Roger Duchowny, Lee Philips | Stars: Ivy Bethune, Stephen Boyd, John David Carson, Jack Cassidy

45. Charge of the Model T's (1977)

G | 90 min | Comedy

4.9
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An old German solider hires a band of Mexican bandits to attack the Stonewall Farm. He plans this so the Americans will have no choice but to send more troops to Texas instead of Europe.

Writers: Jim McCullough Jr., Lee Somerville | Director: Jim McCullough Sr. | Stars: John David Carson, Carol Bagdasarian, Louis Nye, Herb Edelman

Votes: 20

46. John Baker's Last Race (1976)

Not Rated | 28 min | Short, Drama, Sport

7.7
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John Baker emerges as a fine runner while in High School in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and then continues setting records at the University of New Mexico. His ability is world-class, and ... See full summary »

Writers: William Buchanan, Susan Evans McCoud | Director: Douglas G. Johnson | Stars: John David Carson, Elizabeth Saxon, Ed Pennybacker, Megan Lienau

Votes: 27

47. Murder in the First Person Singular (1974 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

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A murder plot by a terminally ill English teacher, to capitalize on the double indemnity clause in his life insurance, hires one of his students to do the deed.

Writer: Mann Rubin | Director: Wes Kenney | Stars: William Windom, John David Carson, Tannis G. Montgomery, Martha Scott

48. Falcon Crest (1981–1990)
Episode: A Madness Most Discreet (1988)

60 min | Drama

6.5
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Creator: Earl Hamner Jr. | Director: Joseph L. Scanlan | Stars: Jane Wyman, David Selby, Lorenzo Lamas, Ana Alicia

Votes: 11

49. Falcon Crest (1981–1990)
Episode: A Piece of Work (1987)

60 min | Drama

6.6
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Creator: Earl Hamner Jr. | Director: Joseph L. Scanlan | Stars: Jane Wyman, Robert Foxworth, Lorenzo Lamas, David Selby

Votes: 12

50. Hawaii Five-O (1968–1980)
Episode: A Shallow Grave (1979)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

4.9
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A college student returns to Hawaii after a 20-year absence (his parents died when he was a little boy and he was adopted), haunted by a series of disturbing flashbacks which seem to make ... See full summary »

Creator: Leonard Freeman | Director: Dennis Donnelly | Stars: Jack Lord, William Smith, Sharon Farrell, Herman Wedemeyer

Votes: 19