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1. Frasier (1993–2004)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy

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Dr. Frasier Crane moves back to his hometown of Seattle where he lives with his father and works as a radio psychiatrist.

Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce, Peri Gilpin

2. M*A*S*H (1972–1983)

TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy, Drama, War

8.5
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The staff of an army hospital in the Korean war find that laughter is the best way to deal with their situation.

Stars: Alan Alda, Wayne Rogers, Loretta Swit, Jamie Farr

3. Tootsie (1982)

PG | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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87 Metascore

An unemployed actor with a reputation for being difficult disguises himself as a woman to get a role in a soap opera.

Writers: Larry Gelbart, Murray Schisgal, Don McGuire | Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Jessica Lange, Teri Garr, Dabney Coleman

4. Bedazzled (2000)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

5.9
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49 Metascore

Hopeless dweeb Elliot Richards is granted 7 wishes by the devil to snare Allison, the girl of his dreams, in exchange for his soul.

Writers: Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Larry Gelbart, Harold Ramis, Peter Tolan | Director: Harold Ramis | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Elizabeth Hurley, Frances O'Connor, Miriam Shor

5. Three's Company (1977–1984)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.6
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The misadventures of two women and one man living in one apartment and their neighbors.

Stars: John Ritter, Joyce DeWitt, Suzanne Somers, Richard Kline

6. Blame It on Rio (1984)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Romance

5.7
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Best friends and their daughters holiday in Rio only for one to fall for the other's daughter.

Writers: Charlie Peters, Larry Gelbart | Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: Michael Caine, Michelle Johnson, Demi Moore, Joseph Bologna

7. Great Performances (1971– )

132 min | Biography, Drama, Music

8.0
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Creators: Marion J. Caffey, Daniel Ezralow, Josh Groban | Stars: Julie Andrews, Plácido Domingo, Walter Cronkite, Chita Rivera

8. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1966)

Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Musical

7.0
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A wily slave must unite a virgin courtesan and his young smitten master to earn his freedom.

Writers: Melvin Frank, Michael Pertwee, Burt Shevelove, Larry Gelbart, Titus Maccius Plautus | Director: Richard Lester | Stars: Zero Mostel, Phil Silvers, Buster Keaton, Michael Crawford

9. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.0
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Creator: Agnes Nixon | Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Roddy McDowall

10. Neighbors (1981)

R | 94 min | Comedy

5.5
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A quiet man's peaceful suburban lifestyle is threatened by the new, obnoxious couple that moves in next door.

Writers: Thomas Berger, Larry Gelbart | Director: John G. Avildsen | Stars: John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Kathryn Walker, Cathy Moriarty

11. Oh, God! (1977)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.5
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When God appears to an assistant grocery manager as a good natured old man, the Almighty selects him as his messenger for the modern world.

Writers: Larry Gelbart, Avery Corman | Director: Carl Reiner | Stars: John Denver, George Burns, Teri Garr, Donald Pleasence

12. After MASH (1983–1984)

30 min | Comedy

5.7
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The Korean War has ended. Colonel Potter, Sergeant Klinger, and Father Mulcahy find themselves together once again, this time at a veteran's hospital.

Stars: Harry Morgan, Jamie Farr, William Christopher, Rosalind Chao

13. The Thrill of It All (1963)

Approved | 108 min | Comedy, Romance

7.0
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A housewife's sudden rise to fame as a soap spokesperson leads to chaos in her home life.

Writers: Carl Reiner, Larry Gelbart | Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Doris Day, James Garner, Arlene Francis, Edward Andrews

14. Real Time with Bill Maher (2003– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

7.8
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Comedian and political satirist Bill Maher discusses topical events with guests from various backgrounds.

Stars: Bill Maher, Arianna Huffington, Andrew Sullivan, Cornel West

15. Barbarians at the Gate (1993 TV Movie)

R | 107 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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The president of a major tobacco company decides to buy the company himself, but a bidding war ensues as other companies make their own offers.

Writers: Bryan Burrough, John Helyar, Larry Gelbart | Director: Glenn Jordan | Stars: James Garner, Jonathan Pryce, Peter Riegert, Joanna Cassidy

16. And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself (2003 TV Movie)

112 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.6
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Hollywood makes a deal with Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa to film his war and recreate his life.

Writer: Larry Gelbart | Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Antonio Banderas, Eion Bailey, Alan Arkin, Jim Broadbent

17. Rough Cut (1980)

PG | 112 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

5.6
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Two sophisticated jewel thieves join forces to steal $30 million in uncut jewels. Despite a continuous exchange of quips they eventually become romantically involved.

Writers: Larry Gelbart, Derek Lambert | Directors: Don Siegel, Peter R. Hunt | Stars: Burt Reynolds, Lesley-Anne Down, David Niven, Timothy West

18. The Wrong Box (1966)

Approved | 105 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.0
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In Victorian England, a fortune now depends on which of two brothers outlives the other... or can be made to have seemed to do so!

Writers: Robert Louis Stevenson, Lloyd Osbourne, Larry Gelbart, Burt Shevelove | Director: Bryan Forbes | Stars: John Mills, Michael Caine, Ralph Richardson, Jeremy Lloyd

19. The Colgate Comedy Hour (1950–1955)

60 min | Comedy, Romance

7.4
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This was a Colgate sponsored Comedy hour that featured many notable Comedians and Entertainers of the era as Guest Stars.

Creator: Fred Hamilton | Stars: Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Al Goodman, Eddie Cantor

20. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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An American anthology series, with a new Episode and different Actors each week. Hosted by Ronald Reagan the series was sponsored by General Electric's Department of Public Relations.

Stars: Ronald Reagan, Edgar Buchanan, Lee Marvin, Nora Marlowe

21. The Danny Kaye Show (1963–1967)

60 min | Comedy, Music

7.8
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Primary focus on the multi-talented Kaye - singing and dancing his way through comedy skits and monologues - assisted by semi-regular guests, singers, dancers and orchestra.

Stars: Danny Kaye, Harvey Korman, Joyce Van Patten, The Tony Charmoli Dancers

22. Intimate Portrait (1993– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.3
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Find out more about the women you love and admire who have made their mark in movies, music, politics, sports and more in these "Intimate Portraits."

Stars: Linda Emond, Lisa Friedman, Meredith Vieira, Robert Wagner

23. Larry King Live (1985– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

5.6
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Popular and controversial journalist Larry King hosts this CNN call-in talk show.

Stars: Larry King, Ryan Seacrest, Bill Maher, Bob Woodward

24. The Notorious Landlady (1962)

123 min | Comedy, Mystery

6.9
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An American junior diplomat in London rents a house from, and falls in love with, a woman suspected of murder.

Writers: Larry Gelbart, Blake Edwards, Margery Sharp | Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Kim Novak, Jack Lemmon, Fred Astaire, Lionel Jeffries

25. The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (1956–1963)

60 min | Music

8.7
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Dinah hosted this hour-long weekly for seven years. It featured Dinah and guest stars in a variety of songs, skits, production numbers. Also featured: her "See the USA in your Chevrolet" ... See full summary »

Stars: Dinah Shore, Janet Blair, Roy Rogers, John Raitt

26. Movie Movie (1978)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Musical

6.6
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Three movie genres of the 1930s, boxing films, WWI aviation dramas, and backstage Broadway musicals, are satirized using the same cast.

Writers: Larry Gelbart, Sheldon Keller | Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, Red Buttons, Eli Wallach

27. Not with My Wife, You Don't! (1966)

Approved | 119 min | Comedy

5.8
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During the Korean War, Italian nurse Virna Lisi falls in love with two American fliers, Tony Curtis and George C. Scott. Lisi marries Curtis after he convinces her that Scott has been ... See full summary »

Writers: Norman Panama, Larry Gelbart, Peter Barnes, Melvin Frank | Director: Norman Panama | Stars: Tony Curtis, Virna Lisi, George C. Scott, Carroll O'Connor

28. Startime (I) (1959–1961)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

5.8
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Stars: Dean Martin, Marian Anderson, Alice Backes, Polly Bergen

29. Weapons of Mass Distraction (1997 TV Movie)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Crime

6.3
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Two media moguls get into a nasty power struggle for the ownership of a pro football team which takes a drastic effect on their personal and professional lives.

Writer: Larry Gelbart | Director: Stephen Surjik | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Ben Kingsley, Mimi Rogers, Jeffrey Tambor

30. The Martin Short Show (1999–2000)

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

5.6
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Martin Short interviews celebrities with some Sketch Comedy on the side.

Stars: Martin Short, Chevy Chase, Thomas Gibson, Steve Martin

31. 'M*A*S*H': 30th Anniversary Reunion (2002 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 84 min | Documentary

8.3
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Writer: Christine Triano | Stars: Alan Alda, Wayne Rogers, Mike Farrell, Jamie Farr

32. A Fine Pair (1968)

M | 113 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

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A detective gets involved with the beautiful daughter of an old friend. The daughter turns out to be a jewel thief, who in turn gets the detective involved in a caper in Austria.

Writers: Francesco Maselli, Luisa Montagnana, Virgil C. Leone | Director: Francesco Maselli | Stars: Rock Hudson, Claudia Cardinale, Tomas Milian, Leon Askin

33. Fast Track (1997– )

Drama

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Follows a track doctor and former driver, his former rival and owner of the track, owner's young sister who has a crush on the doctor, a photographer, bar owner and other characters who work and mingle at the local auto race track.

Creator: Gary Markowitz | Stars: Keith Carradine, Duncan Regehr, Brandy Ledford, Guylaine St-Onge

34. Roll Out (1973–1974)

30 min | Comedy, War

7.5
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In an attempt to cash-in on the success of M*A*S*H, this rarely funny sitcom was stuck into the line-up. Loosely based upon the film "Red Ball Express"(1952) and set during WWII, "Roll Out"... See full summary »

Creators: Larry Gelbart, Gene Reynolds | Stars: Stu Gilliam, Hilly Hicks, Mel Stewart, Val Bisoglio

35. On My Way to the Crusades, I Met a Girl Who... (1967)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Adventure, Romance

5.4
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Writers: Ugo Liberatore, Luigi Magni, Larry Gelbart | Director: Pasquale Festa Campanile | Stars: Tony Curtis, Monica Vitti, Hugh Griffith, John Richardson

36. Heroes of Comedy (1995– )

60 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.6
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An affectionate look at the life and work of some of Britain's best-loved comedians.

Stars: Michael Parkinson, Eric Sykes, John Cleese, Spike Milligan

37. Caesar's Hour (1954–1957)

60 min | Comedy

6.8
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Stars: Sid Caesar, Carl Reiner, Howard Morris, Nanette Fabray

38. Patriot Act: A Jeffrey Ross Home Movie (2005)

Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary

7.1
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Inspired by the passing of U.S.O. perennial Bob Hope, Friars Club roast-master Jeffrey Ross takes Drew up on an invitation to join the U.S.O. in their ongoing mission - delivering ... See full summary »

Writer: Jeffrey Ross | Director: Jeffrey Ross | Stars: Jeffrey Ross, Jocelyn Aberle, Kate Blekh, Drew Carey

39. All Star Revue (1950– )

60 min | Comedy

8.5
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This early comedy program started off with a rotating cast of four famous comedians, each of whom would take turns hosting the show. The program format was similar to that of a Vaudeville ... See full summary »

Stars: Jimmy Durante, Eddie Jackson, Jack Roth, Danny Thomas

40. History vs. Hollywood (2001– )

22 min | Documentary, History

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Stars: Burt Reynolds, Josh Binswanger, Richard D. Zanuck, Geoffrey Wawro

41. Karen (1975– )

30 min | Comedy

7.2
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Stars: Karen Valentine, Dena Dietrich, Charles Lane, Edward Winter

42. Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America (2009– )

55 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.7
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Stars: Billy Crystal, Amy Sedaris, George Carlin, Leonard Maltin

43. AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: America's Greatest Movies (1998 TV Special)

138 min | Documentary

7.0
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The American Film Institute commemorates the first century of American films with this awesome made-for-TV special highlighting the greatest 100 American movies as determined by leaders in ... See full summary »

Writers: Marty Farrell, Fred A. Rappoport, Gary Smith | Directors: Gary Smith, Dann Netter | Stars: Cher, Sally Field, Jodie Foster, Richard Gere

44. Legends (2006– )

60 min | Documentary, Music

6.7
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The story of the big names that have shaped the musical genres, plus an occasional stopgap for the new rock 'n' roll - comedy.

Stars: Lynne Seymour, Sean Carlsen, The Andrews Sisters, Clare Teal

45. City of Angels (I)

Comedy, Musical | Announced

A writer named Stine in 1940s Hollywood tries to adapt his book into a screenplay and becomes immersed into the fictional world of his leading man, Stone, a hard-boiled detective looking to... See full summary »

Writers: Larry Gelbart, Barry Levinson, David Zippel | Director: Barry Levinson

46. The Sid Caesar Show (1958 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy

7.2
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Writers: Woody Allen, Larry Gelbart | Stars: Sid Caesar, Jeanne Bal, Art Carney, Imogene Coca

47. The Florence Henderson Show (2007– )

60 min | Talk-Show

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When beloved television, film and Broadway star Florence Henderson knocks, Hollywood answers. Having delighted audiences for over 50 years, there's only one show big enough to contain her ... See full summary »

Creators: Elliot Jacobson, Peter M. Green | Stars: Florence Henderson, Carol Burnett, Carl Reiner, Garry Marshall

48. United States (1980– )

30 min | Comedy

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Short lived (6 weeks) sitcom about Richard and Libby Chapin and their two children Dylan and Nicky. The show differed from other sitcoms in that there might not be closure to problems after... See full summary »

Creator: Gary Markowitz | Stars: Beau Bridges, Helen Shaver, Valorie Armstrong, Tracy Brooks Swope

49. The Marty Feldman Comedy Machine (1971– )

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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Stars: Marty Feldman, Spike Milligan, The Irving Davies Dancers, Jack Parnell

50. ... A Father... A Son... Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2005 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary

7.9
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Director: Lee Grant | Stars: Kofi Annan, Antonio Banderas, Jimmy Carter, Glenn Close