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1. Happy Days (1974–1984)

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

7.5
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The Cunningham family live through the 1950s with help and guidance from the lovable and almost superhuman greaser, Fonzie.

Creator: Garry Marshall | Stars: Ron Howard, Henry Winkler, Marion Ross, Tom Bosley

Votes: 11,248

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.

Creators: David Dortort, Fred Hamilton | Stars: Lorne Greene, Michael Landon, Dan Blocker, Pernell Roberts

Votes: 5,466

3. The Brady Bunch (1969–1974)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

6.7
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The misadventures of a large family united when two widowed people married.

Creator: Sherwood Schwartz | Stars: Robert Reed, Florence Henderson, Ann B. Davis, Barry Williams

Votes: 8,832

4. Laverne & Shirley (1976–1983)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

6.9
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The misadventures of two single women in the 1950s and '60s.

Creators: Lowell Ganz, Garry Marshall, Mark Rothman | Stars: Penny Marshall, Cindy Williams, David L. Lander, Michael McKean

Votes: 4,029

5. The Beverly Hillbillies (1962–1971)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.2
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A nouveau riche hillbilly family moves to Beverly Hills and shakes up the privileged society with their hayseed ways.

Creator: Paul Henning | Stars: Buddy Ebsen, Donna Douglas, Irene Ryan, Max Baer Jr.

Votes: 4,934

6. 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: 3,407

7. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)

TV-14 | 25 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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Series of unrelated short stories covering elements of crime, horror, drama and comedy about people of different species committing murders, suicides, thefts and other sorts of crime caused by certain motivations; perceived or not.

Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Harry Tyler, John Williams, Patricia Hitchcock

Votes: 9,032

8. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)

Approved | 30 min | Western

8.2
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A Civil War veteran with a sawed-off rifle as a holstered weapon makes a living as a bounty hunter in the Wild West of the 1870s.

Stars: Steve McQueen, Wright King, Olan Soule, Mort Mills

Votes: 1,195

9. Around the World in Eighty Days (1956)

G | 175 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.8
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A Victorian Englishman bets that with the new steamships and railways he can do what the title says.

Writers: James Poe, John Farrow, S.J. Perelman, Jules Verne | Directors: Michael Anderson, John Farrow | Stars: David Niven, Cantinflas, Finlay Currie, Robert Morley

Votes: 17,929 | Gross: $42.00M

10. Combat! (1962–1967)

60 min | Action, Drama, War

8.5
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Combat!, a one-hour WWII drama series on television, followed a frontline American infantry squad as they battled their way across Europe. With mud-splattered realism, the show offered ... See full summary »

Stars: Vic Morrow, Rick Jason, Pierre Jalbert, Jack Hogan

Votes: 1,609

11. 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: 1,632

12. That Girl (1966–1971)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.1
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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.

Creators: Sam Denoff, Bill Persky | Stars: Marlo Thomas, Ted Bessell, Lew Parker, Bernie Kopell

Votes: 1,395

13. Love, American Style (1969–1974)

60 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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An anthology comedy series featuring a line up of different celebrity guest stars appearing in anywhere from one, two, three, and four short stories or vignettes within an hour about versions of love and romance.

Stars: Stuart Margolin, Barbara Minkus, William Callaway, Mary Grover

Votes: 1,208

14. Take the Money and Run (1969)

M | 85 min | Comedy, Crime

7.3
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The life and times of Virgil Starkwell, inept bank robber.

Writers: Woody Allen, Mickey Rose | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Woody Allen, Janet Margolin, Marcel Hillaire, Jacquelyn Hyde

Votes: 22,685

15. The Thin Man (1957–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Mystery

7.6
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Nick Charles, an ex-private detective, marries Nora and lives in a luxurious Park Avenue apartment in New York City. Nick's former underworld friends still hang around and get him involved ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Lawford, Phyllis Kirk, Asta, Jack Albertson

Votes: 147

16. Blansky's Beauties (1977– )

30 min | Comedy

6.5
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Nancy Blansky, gruff but loving, houses, mothers, and even choreographs for a hotel's showgirls. Besides the young ladies she provides a home for nephews dancer Joey and junior womanizer, 12 year old Anthony.

Creators: Bob Brunner, Garry Marshall, Arthur Silver | Stars: Nancy Walker, Caren Kaye, Eddie Mekka, Scott Baio

Votes: 44

17. Branded (1965–1966)

30 min | Western

7.6
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In the 1880s Jason McCord travels the country trying to prove he's no coward. He needs to do this because the military career of this West point graduate came to an end when he was thrown out of the army after being accused of cowardice.

Creator: Larry Cohen | Stars: Chuck Connors, Chuck Hamilton, William Bryant, John Pickard

Votes: 429

18. The Phantom Tollbooth (1970)

G | 90 min | Family, Adventure, Animation

7.0
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Milo is a boy who is bored with life. One day he comes home to find a toll booth in his room. Having nothing better to do, he gets in his toy car and drives through - only to emerge in a world full of adventure.

Writers: Chuck Jones, Sam Rosen, Norton Juster | Directors: Chuck Jones, Abe Levitow, Dave Monahan | Stars: Butch Patrick, Hans Conried, Mel Blanc, Daws Butler

Votes: 2,234

19. Cimarron (1931)

Passed | 123 min | Drama, Western

6.0
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A newspaper editor settles in an Oklahoma boom town with his reluctant wife at the end of the nineteenth century.

Writers: Edna Ferber, Howard Estabrook | Director: Wesley Ruggles | Stars: Richard Dix, Irene Dunne, Estelle Taylor, Nance O'Neil

Votes: 3,655

20. Delta House (1979– )

30 min | Comedy

6.3
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The raucous exploits of Faber College's Delta House Fraternity in 1962.

Stars: John Vernon, Stephen Furst, Bruce McGill, James Widdoes

Votes: 77

21. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

5.6
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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, Lee Marvin, Edgar Buchanan, Nancy Reagan

Votes: 180

22. Hondo (1967– )

60 min | Western

8.1
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Hondo, an embittered former Rebel officer, travels Arizona Territory in the 1870's with his dog Sam. Often clashing with the local cavalry, who he hold responsible for the death of his ... See full summary »

Stars: Ralph Taeger, Kathie Browne, Noah Beery Jr., Gary Clarke

Votes: 90

23. Get Christie Love! (1974–1975)

60 min | Drama, Crime

6.2
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Adventures of sexy & sassy black undercover cop Christie Love.

Stars: Teresa Graves, Charles Cioffi, Jack Kelly, Andy Romano

Votes: 142

24. He Walked by Night (1948)

Approved | 79 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.2
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This film-noir piece, told in semi-documentary style, follows police on the hunt for a resourceful criminal who shoots and kills a cop.

Writers: Crane Wilbur, John C. Higgins, Harry Essex | Directors: Alfred L. Werker, Anthony Mann | Stars: Richard Basehart, Scott Brady, Roy Roberts, Whit Bissell

Votes: 3,130

25. Pete and Gladys (1960–1962)

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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Pete Porter is an insurance salesman and the somewhat-dour straight man to his perky and beautiful but scatterbrained wife, Gladys.

Creator: Parke Levy | Stars: Harry Morgan, Cara Williams, Verna Felton, Shirley Mitchell

Votes: 73

26. Raw Deal (1948)

Approved | 79 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.3
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Joe Sullivan has taken the rap for Rick who double-crosses him with a flawed escape plan and other means intended to get rid of him.

Writers: Leopold Atlas, John C. Higgins, Arnold B. Armstrong, Audrey Ashley | Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: Dennis O'Keefe, Claire Trevor, Marsha Hunt, John Ireland

Votes: 2,566

27. When Things Were Rotten (1975– )

30 min | Adventure, Comedy

7.8
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Comedy in the Mel Brooks style about Robin Hood and his band of Merry Men, along with Maid Marion. Set in Sherwood Forest, they struggle against Prince John and the Sheriff of Nottingham.

Creators: John Boni, Mel Brooks, Norman Stiles | Stars: Richard Gautier, Dick Van Patten, Bernie Kopell, Richard Dimitri

Votes: 241

28. The Brady Girls Get Married (1981 TV Movie)

100 min | Comedy

4.8
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The pilot for "Brady Bunch" revival series, "The Brady Brides." Jan and Marcia have met the men of their dreams and decide to tie the knot. They agree to hold the weddings together in the ... See full summary »

Writers: Lloyd J. Schwartz, Sherwood Schwartz | Director: Peter Baldwin | Stars: Maureen McCormick, Eve Plumb, Florence Henderson, Robert Reed

Votes: 302

29. The Brady Brides (1981– )

30 min | Comedy

6.0
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The oldest Brady girls, Marcia and Jan have grown up and met the men they have been looking for. The girls find a house that they have always wanted but have to convince the guys that it's ... See full summary »

Creator: Sherwood Schwartz | Stars: Maureen McCormick, Eve Plumb, Jerry Houser, Ron Kuhlman

Votes: 125

30. Reign of Terror (1949)

Approved | 89 min | History, Romance, War

7.1
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Robespierrre, a powerful figure in the French revolution, is desperately looking for his black book, a death list of those marked for the guillotine.

Writers: Philip Yordan, Æneas MacKenzie | Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: Robert Cummings, Richard Basehart, Richard Hart, Arlene Dahl

Votes: 903

31. Hollow Triumph (1948)

Not Rated | 83 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Drama

6.8
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Pursued by the big-time gambler he robbed, John Muller takes a new identity, with ironic results.

Writers: Daniel Fuchs, Murray Forbes | Director: Steve Sekely | Stars: Paul Henreid, Joan Bennett, Eduard Franz, Leslie Brooks

Votes: 1,297

32. The Amazing Mr. X (1948)

Unrated | 78 min | Film-Noir, Thriller

6.5
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On the beach one night, Christine Faber, two years a widow, thinks she hears her late husband Paul calling out of the surf...then meets a tall dark man, Alexis, who seems to know all about ... See full summary »

Writers: Crane Wilbur, Muriel Roy Bolton, Ian McLellan Hunter | Director: Bernard Vorhaus | Stars: Turhan Bey, Lynn Bari, Cathy O'Donnell, Richard Carlson

Votes: 931

33. Unknown World (1951)

Approved | 74 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

3.9
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Scientists use a gigantic drilling machine for an expedition to the center of the earth.

Writer: Millard Kaufman | Director: Terry O. Morse | Stars: Bruce Kellogg, Otto Waldis, Jim Bannon, Tom Handley

Votes: 630

34. Medic (1954–1956)

30 min | Drama

8.7
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Highlights the personal and professional lives of a group of doctors and surgeons headed by Dr. Konrad Styner. One of the first medical shows on TV that paid strict attention to detail, and... See full summary »

Creator: James E. Moser | Stars: Richard Boone, Mary Stewart, Robert Stevenson, Robert Bray

Votes: 86

35. The Quick Gun (1964)

Approved | 87 min | Western

5.7
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Gunslinger Clint Cooper returns to his hometown to help fight off a raid by his former gang.

Writers: Robert E. Kent, Steve Fisher | Director: Sidney Salkow | Stars: Audie Murphy, Merry Anders, James Best, Ted de Corsia

Votes: 387

36. Ride Beyond Vengeance (1966)

Approved | 101 min | Western

6.4
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Jonas Trapp falls in love with the beautiful Jessie, a wealthy girl out of his humble class. Against the wishes of her snobbish aunt, she marries him, later faking a pregnancy to win her ... See full summary »

Writers: Al Dewlen, Andrew J. Fenady | Director: Bernard McEveety | Stars: Chuck Connors, Michael Rennie, Kathryn Hays, Joan Blondell

Votes: 345

37. Arizona Bushwhackers (1968)

Approved | 87 min | Western

4.8
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During the Civil War, a Confederate spy takes a job as marshal of a small western town as a cover for his espionage activities. However, he soon finds out that a local businessman is ... See full summary »

Writers: Steve Fisher, Andrew Craddock | Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: Howard Keel, Yvonne De Carlo, John Ireland, Marilyn Maxwell

Votes: 147

38. Alexander the Great (1968 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

5.2
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Add a Plot

Creator: Robert Pirosh | Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: William Shatner, Adam West, John Cassavetes, Joseph Cotten

Votes: 64

39. The McMasters (1970)

GP | 90 min | Drama, Western

6.2
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When Benjie, a black man who fought in the Civil War, returns to the southern town of Ironside, his return is not exactly a welcome one. The citizens are already uptight about the color of ... See full summary »

Writer: Harold Jacob Smith | Director: Alf Kjellin | Stars: Burl Ives, Brock Peters, David Carradine, Nancy Kwan

Votes: 150

40. The Crooked Way (1949)

Passed | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.8
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War hero recovers from amnesia & is confronted by his criminal past.

Writers: Robert Monroe, Richard H. Landau | Director: Robert Florey | Stars: John Payne, Sonny Tufts, Ellen Drew, Rhys Williams

Votes: 569

41. Off to See the Wizard (1967–1968)

60 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.5
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Family-oriented TV series, produced by MGM, in which animated versions of the "Wizard of Oz" characters were used as wrap-arounds to introduce various family-oriented films from the MGM ... See full summary »

Stars: Daws Butler, Mel Blanc, June Foray, Leslie Caron

Votes: 22

42. Canon City (1948)

82 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.8
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This movie centers around a prison escape from the Colorado State Penitentiary. There are 12 escapees and it shows the efforts placed to capture these men.

Writer: Crane Wilbur | Director: Crane Wilbur | Stars: Scott Brady, Jeff Corey, Whit Bissell, Stanley Clements

Votes: 248

43. Weekend of Terror (1970 TV Movie)

74 min | Thriller

6.5
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Three nuns on a weekend trip are held hostage by escaped convicts.

Writer: Lionel E. Siegel | Director: Jud Taylor | Stars: Robert Conrad, Carol Lynley, Lee Majors, Lois Nettleton

Votes: 130

44. Matinee Theatre (1955–1958)

60 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

8.5
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A daily anthology show, featuring orginal material, as well as adaptations of literary classics.

Stars: John Conte, Johnny Crawford, Sarah Churchill, Peggy McCay

Votes: 50

45. Boots and Saddles (1957– )

30 min | Western

7.3
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Captain Shanks Adams is in charge of the fictional Ft. Lowell in this syndicated series. Set in the dangerous Arizona territory, Adams combats all sorts of trials assisted by his scout Luke Cummings and Lt. Binning.

Creator: Robert A. Cinader | Stars: John Pickard, Dave Willock, Michael Hinn, John Alderson

Votes: 33

46. The Adventures of Hiram Holliday (1956–1957)

30 min | Comedy

8.3
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Hiram, thought to be a meek-little nobody by everyone around him, is one day discovered to have a range of skills that would make James Bond green with envy. The publisher of the newspaper ... See full summary »

Stars: Wally Cox, Ainslie Pryor, Thurston Hall, Stanley Adams

Votes: 43

47. Running Target (1956)

Approved | 82 min | Crime, Romance, Western

6.0
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In the Colorado Rockies, Sheriff Scott, heads a posse that is after four escaped convicts, and thought it is his sworn duty to return the men dead or alive, he is, as always, reluctant to ... See full summary »

Writers: Steve Frazee, Marvin R. Weinstein, Jack Couffer, Conrad L. Hall | Director: Marvin R. Weinstein | Stars: Doris Dowling, Arthur Franz, Richard Reeves, Myron Healey

Votes: 71

48. The Sandy Duncan Show (1972– )

30 min | Comedy

6.8
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The first incarnation of a TV series starring Sandy Duncan was "Funny Face" (1971) which was successful enough for CBS to invest in a second season the folllowing year. "When the series ... See full synopsis »

Creators: Earl Barret, Arne Sultan, Carl Kleinschmitt | Stars: Sandy Duncan, Marian Mercer, Tom Bosley, M. Emmet Walsh

Votes: 44

49. Law of the Lawless (1964)

Approved | 87 min | Western

5.6
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Hothead Pete Stone has been arrested for the murder of George.

Writer: Steve Fisher | Director: William F. Claxton | Stars: Dale Robertson, Yvonne De Carlo, William Bendix, Lon Chaney Jr.

Votes: 112

50. Hondo and the Apaches (1967 TV Movie)

85 min | Western

5.6
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Two episodes from the TV series "Hondo" edited together and released as a feature.

Writers: Andrew J. Fenady, James Edward Grant, Louis L'Amour | Director: Lee H. Katzin | Stars: Ralph Taeger, Kathie Browne, Michael Rennie, Noah Beery Jr.

Votes: 133