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1. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.0
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Marshal Matt Dillon keeps the peace in the rough and tumble Dodge City.

Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 3,502

2. Bonanza (1959–1973)

TV-PG | 49 min | Western

7.3
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The adventures of Ben Cartwright and his sons as they run and defend their ranch while helping the surrounding community.

Stars: Lorne Greene, Michael Landon, Dan Blocker, Pernell Roberts

Votes: 5,765

3. The A-Team (1983–1987)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.6
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Four Vietnam vets, framed for a crime they didn't commit, help the innocent while on the run from the military.

Stars: George Peppard, Mr. T, Dwight Schultz, Dirk Benedict

Votes: 26,681

4. Hogan's Heroes (1965–1971)

TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy, War

7.9
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The inmates of a German World War II prisoner of war camp conduct an espionage and sabotage campaign right under the noses of their warders.

Stars: Bob Crane, Werner Klemperer, John Banner, Robert Clary

Votes: 6,154

5. Dallas (1978–1991)

60 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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The soapy, backstabbing machinations of Dallas oil magnate J.R. Ewing and his family.

Stars: Larry Hagman, Ken Kercheval, Patrick Duffy, Linda Gray

Votes: 8,854

6. Hawaii Five-O (1968–1980)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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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.

Stars: Jack Lord, James MacArthur, Kam Fong, Herman Wedemeyer

Votes: 4,194

7. Airwolf (1984–1986)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.8
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As part of a deal with an intelligence agency to look for his missing brother, a renegade pilot goes on missions with an advanced battle helicopter.

Stars: Jan-Michael Vincent, Alex Cord, Ernest Borgnine, Jean Bruce Scott

Votes: 6,850

8. The Big Valley (1965–1969)

60 min | Western

7.8
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The Wild West adventures of the Barkley family in California's San Joaquin Valley.

Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck, Lee Majors, Linda Evans

Votes: 1,742

9. The Dukes of Hazzard (1979–1985)

PG | 60 min | Action, Comedy

7.1
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The adventures of the fast-drivin', rubber-burnin' Duke boys of Hazzard County.

Stars: Tom Wopat, John Schneider, Catherine Bach, Denver Pyle

Votes: 7,057

10. 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.

Stars: Mike Connors, Gail Fisher, Ward Wood, Ron Nyman

Votes: 1,709

11. Death Valley Days (1952–1970)

25 min | Western

7.7
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Western stories and legends based, and filmed, in and around Death Valley, CA. One of the longest-running Western series, originating on radio in the 1930s. The continuing sponsor was "20 Mule Team" Borax, a product mined in Death Valley.

Stars: Stanley Andrews, Robert Taylor, Ronald Reagan, Dale Robertson

Votes: 426

12. Fantasy Island (1977–1984)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Accounts of visitors to a unique resort island in the Pacific Ocean that can fulfill literally any fantasy requested, but rarely turn out as expected.

Stars: Ricardo Montalban, Hervé Villechaize, Christopher Hewett, Wendy Schaal

Votes: 4,445

13. The Thomas Crown Affair (1968)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.0
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A debonair, adventuresome bank executive believes he has pulled off the perfect multi-million dollar heist, only to match wits with a sexy insurance investigator who will do anything to get her man.

Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Steve McQueen, Faye Dunaway, Paul Burke, Jack Weston

Votes: 17,268

14. The Fugitive (1963–1967)

51 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

8.1
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A doctor, wrongly convicted for a murder he didn't commit, escapes custody and must stay ahead of the police to find the real killer.

Stars: David Janssen, William Conrad, Barry Morse, Paul Birch

Votes: 2,406

15. 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.

Stars: William Shatner, Heather Locklear, Adrian Zmed, James Darren

Votes: 2,555

16. That Girl (1966–1971)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.2
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Ann Marie is a struggling actress living in New York City. In between trying to find jobs acting and modeling she has time for her boyfriend, Don Hollinger, and her dad, Lew Marie.

Stars: Marlo Thomas, Ted Bessell, Lew Parker, Bernie Kopell

Votes: 1,480

17. Hour of the Gun (1967)

Approved | 100 min | Western

6.7
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Marshal Wyatt Earp kills a couple of men of the Clanton-gang in a fight. In revenge Clanton's thugs kill the marshal's brother. Thus, Wyatt Earp starts to chase the killers together with his friend Doc Holliday.

Director: John Sturges | Stars: James Garner, Jason Robards, Robert Ryan, Albert Salmi

Votes: 2,552

18. Scarecrow and Mrs. King (1983–1987)

60 min | Adventure

7.2
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The adventures of a housewife and a spy whom she fell in with.

Stars: Kate Jackson, Bruce Boxleitner, Beverly Garland, Mel Stewart

Votes: 1,569

19. The Hollywood Squares (1965–1980)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show

6.7
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Contestants guess the correctness of celebrities' answers in order to win spaces in a tic-tac-toe game.

Stars: Kenny Williams, Peter Marshall, Cliff Arquette, Wally Cox

Votes: 566

20. Here Come the Brides (1968–1970)

60 min | Adventure, Western, Comedy

7.7
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The adventures of a logging work team and the marriageable single women sent to them in post-American Civil War Seattle in the Washington Territory.

Stars: Robert Brown, Bobby Sherman, David Soul, Bridget Hanley

Votes: 538

21. Shane (1966– )

60 min | Western

7.2
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After the death of her husband, Marian Starett takes on the arduous task of both raising a son, Joey, and protecting her farm from ruthless land baron Ryker. Nomadic gunfighter Shane ... See full summary »

Stars: David Carradine, Jill Ireland, Tom Tully, Christopher Shea

Votes: 80

22. Hooper (1978)

PG | 99 min | Action, Comedy

6.2
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Hollywood aging stuntman Sonny Hooper wants to prove that he's still got what it takes to be a great professional in this risky and under-recognized line of work.

Director: Hal Needham | Stars: Burt Reynolds, Jan-Michael Vincent, Sally Field, Brian Keith

Votes: 4,500

23. Big Wednesday (1978)

PG | 120 min | Drama, Sport

7.3
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The lives of some California surfers from the early '60s to the '70s.

Director: John Milius | Stars: Jan-Michael Vincent, William Katt, Gary Busey, Patti D'Arbanville

Votes: 4,768

24. The Rookies (1972–1976)

60 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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The trials and adventures of three young police officers.

Stars: Georg Stanford Brown, Sam Melville, Gerald S. O'Loughlin, Kate Jackson

Votes: 624

25. The Colbys (1985–1987)

60 min | Drama

6.2
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This night time spin-off from the then top-rated series "Dynasty" featured the adventures of Jeff and Fallon Colby in California.

Stars: Charlton Heston, John James, Katharine Ross, Emma Samms

Votes: 525

26. The Name of the Game (1968–1971)

90 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.8
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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: 357

27. Iron Horse (1966–1968)

60 min | Western

7.6
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Ben Calhoun won the half-completed Buffalo Pass, Scalplock and Defiance Line railroad in a poker game and must fight 1880s Indians, bankers and bad guys to complete the line.

Stars: Dale Robertson, Robert Random, Gary Collins, Roger Torrey

Votes: 97

28. Starman (1986–1987)

60 min | Sci-Fi

6.9
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An alien returns to Earth years after an earlier visit to reunite with his Earth son and together, they search for the alien's human wife.

Stars: Robert Hays, Christopher Daniel Barnes, Michael Cavanaugh, Patrick Culliton

Votes: 511

29. The Guns of Will Sonnett (1967–1969)

30 min | Western

7.7
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An old former Army scout and his grandson search the west for the man's son, a gunfighter on the run.

Stars: Walter Brennan, Dack Rambo, Jason Evers, Chuck Horne

Votes: 287

30. T.H.E. Cat (1966–1967)

30 min | Adventure, Drama

8.6
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T. Hewitt Edward Cat is a retired acrobat (also a retired thief) who has become a bodyguard. He works out of his friend's cafe, El Casa del Gato, where he uses his skills to protect his ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Loggia, Robert Carricart, R.G. Armstrong, Robert Duvall

Votes: 149

31. Strike Force (1981–1982)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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Captain Frank Murphy is in charge of a division that only handles the most difficult cases of the Los Angeles police department. He has assembled a diverse team to take on the craftiest criminals.

Stars: Robert Stack, Dorian Harewood, Richard Romanus, Michael Goodwin

Votes: 49

32. Code Red (1981–1982)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.4
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The adventures of a Los Angeles Fire Department Battalion Chief's family and crew.

Stars: Lorne Greene, Andrew Stevens, Martina Deignan, Julie Adams

Votes: 88

33. Dinah! (1974– )

90 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.0
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Dinah's show premiered 9 September 1974 and continued through to 4 September 1981. She started out the 70's with Dinah's Place which usually featured one guest and was more of a home ... See full summary »

Stars: Dinah Shore, Charles Nelson Reilly, Betty White, Norm Crosby

Votes: 118

34. Deadly Weapon (1989)

PG-13 | 89 min | Sci-Fi

4.2
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An expermintal gun powered by an atomic reactor is misplaced when the transport carrying it crashes into a river. The weapon soon falls into the hands of a bullied teen named Zeke, who uses... See full summary »

Director: Michael Miner | Stars: Rodney Eastman, Robert Benedetti, Arell Blanton, Susan Blu

Votes: 187

35. Twice Dead (1988)

R | 87 min | Thriller, Horror

5.5
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The Cates family is thrilled to learn they have inherited the old mansion of the deranged, stage actor, Tyler Walker. They arrive to discover that the mansion has turned into a playground ... See full summary »

Director: Bert L. Dragin | Stars: Tom Bresnahan, Jill Whitlow, Jonathan Chapin, Christopher Burgard

Votes: 352

36. When the Whistle Blows (1980– )

60 min | Comedy

5.1
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Short lived comedy about construction workers enjoying themselves. The crew was all male except for Lucy. Randy was a college grad; Buzz, the extrovert; Buzz, the hunk, Norm, the older guy ... See full summary »

Stars: Dolph Sweet, Douglas Barr, Susan Buckner, Philip Brown

Votes: 21

37. A Smell of Honey, a Swallow of Brine (1966)

Not Rated | 69 min | Drama

6.3
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A young woman teases, seduces, and emotionally destroys young men for her own twisted enjoyment.

Director: Byron Mabe | Stars: Stacey Walker, Sam Melville, Bob Todd, Sharon Carr

Votes: 148

38. The Young Lawyers (1969–1971)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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David Barrett heads an organization in Boston that supports poor and indigent clients with the aid of young lawyers, Aaron Silverman is the young idealist, Pat Walters is the black ... See full summary »

Stars: Zalman King, Judy Pace, Lee J. Cobb, Phillip Clark

Votes: 38

39. Terror in the Sky (1971 TV Movie)

74 min | Thriller, Drama

5.4
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On a transcontinental flight, the flight crew suffer from food poisioning and become incapacitated. To save the aircraft, the cabin crew locate a passenger with flying experience. He is ... See full summary »

Director: Bernard L. Kowalski | Stars: Leif Erickson, Doug McClure, Roddy McDowall, Lois Nettleton

Votes: 109

40. The Man and the City (1971–1972)

60 min | Drama

9.0
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Thomas Acala is the longtime mayor of a rapidly growing city in Southwest United States. He handles the constant challenges with the help of his chief aide Andy Hays and secretary Marian Crane.

Stars: Anthony Quinn, Mike Farrell, William Schallert, Mala Powers

Votes: 102

41. Fists of Steel (1991)

R | Action, Sport

6.1
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Director: Jerry Schafer | Stars: Carlos Palomino, Marianne Marks, Henry Silva, Alexis Arguello

Votes: 14

42. Roughnecks (1980 TV Movie)

240 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

8.1
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Ida McBride decides to drill for oil on her ranch, against her son Tom's wishes. The contentious crew arrives, planning on going as deep as needed. In their off hours they find trouble carousing in town.

Director: Bernard McEveety | Stars: Ana Alicia, Wilford Brimley, Cathy Lee Crosby, Steve Forrest

Votes: 20

43. Dundee and the Culhane (1967– )

60 min | Western

6.8
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follows the exploits of two frontier lawyers who provided legal defense to their accused clients.

Stars: John Mills, Sean Garrison, Roy Poole, Walter Gregg

Votes: 19

44. The Assassin (1990)

R | 91 min | Action

4.4
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Director: Jon Hess | Stars: Steve Railsback, Elpidia Carrillo, Nicholas Guest, Xander Berkeley

Votes: 59

45. Killer by Night (1972 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Thriller

5.8
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A doctor trying to fight a diphtheria epidemic comes into conflict with a police captain who is using all his resources to track down a cop-killer.

Director: Bernard McEveety | Stars: Robert Wagner, Diane Baker, Greg Morris, Theodore Bikel

Votes: 24

46. In Search of Bigfoot (1976)

75 min | Documentary

5.6
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A documentary about the search for the legendary Bigfoot, a large humanoid creature (also known as Sasquatch) who is rumored to inhabit the forests of the U.S. Pacific Northwest.

Directors: Lawrence Crowley, William F. Miller | Stars: Lem Akin, Annie Autry, Don Autry, Don Blake

Votes: 40

47. Bigfoot: Man or Beast? (1972)

G | 90 min | Documentary

7.6
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People go and search for the legendary Bigfoot creature.

Director: Lawrence Crowley | Stars: Rene Dahinden, John Green, Richard Grover, Grover Krantz

Votes: 43

48. Fools, Females and Fun (1974 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy

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Comedy anthology pilot with three segments focusing a satiric look on a different form of sin. In the first segment, "I've Gotta Be Me," a singer falls in love with a chorus girl; in the ... See full summary »

Director: Lou Antonio | Stars: Leonard Beatty, Brooke Bundy, Jack Cassidy, Booth Colman

49. The Magnificent Marble Machine (1975–1976)

30 min | Game-Show

5.8
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One of TV game show's legendary flops, a celebrity-contestant team answered questions and played a giant pinball game for cash and prizes.

Stars: Art James, Florence Henderson, Earl Holliman, Roddy McDowall

Votes: 10

50. The Rookies (1972–1976)
Episode: A Bloody Shade of Blue (1972)

Not Rated | 51 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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Investigating a shooting, the Rookies learn the victim Miller wore a police uniform as a costume. In the next attack Webster loses his sight and comes under the care of nurse Lynn. Despite his disability Terry helps break the case.

Director: E.W. Swackhamer | Stars: Georg Stanford Brown, Sam Melville, Michael Ontkean, Kate Jackson

Votes: 7