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1. The Twilight Zone (1985–1989)
TV-PG | 45 min | Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Mystery
A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but often have a wicked sense of humor and an unexpected twist.
2. Oh, God! Book II (1980)
PG | 94 min | Comedy, Fantasy
God asks a young girl to help spread his word and influence with a slogan.
3. I Never Sang for My Father (1970)
GP | 92 min | Drama
A man who wants to move on with his life by moving to California and marry his girlfriend, finds it difficult as he still lives in the towering shadow of his aging father.
4. Faerie Tale Theatre (1982–1987)
50 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
At a time when most other shows for children were either low-budget productions or product-inspired cartoons that were little more than half-hour commercials, this program set out to ... See full summary »
5. The 80th Annual Academy Awards (2008 TV Special)
TV-14 | 197 min
Writers: Rory Albanese, Rachel Axler, Kevin Bleyer, Rich Blomquist, Steve Bodow, Tim Carvell, J.R. Havlan, David Javerbaum, Hal Kanter, Buz Kohan, Rob Kutner, Jon Macks, Sam Means, Jason Ross, Jon Stewart, Bruce Vilanch | Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Joseph Takats | Stars: Jon Stewart, Jan Aaris, Amy Adams, Casey Affleck
6. The 77th Annual Academy Awards (2005 TV Special)
194 min | Music
Writers: Hal Kanter, Buz Kohan, Rita Cash, Chris Rock, Lance Crouther, Nick Di Paolo, Richard Jeni, Carol Leifer, Ali LeRoi, Jon Macks, Chuck Martin, Bill Scheft, Frank Sebastiano, Chuck Sklar, Jeff Stilson, Rich Vos, Mario Joyner | Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Roger Goodman | Stars: Chris Rock, Alan Alda, Jo Allen, Alejandro Amenábar
7. The 78th Annual Academy Awards (2006 TV Special)
214 min | Music
Writers: Rich Blomquist, Josh Bycel, Tim Carvell, Jonathan Fener, Brendan Hay, Scott Jacobson, David Javerbaum, Ben Karlin, Jon Macks, Jason Reich, Rodney Rothman, Jon Stewart, Dan Vebber | Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Roger Goodman, Troy Miller | Stars: Jon Stewart, Amy Adams, Moustapha Akkad, Jessica Alba
8. The 75th Annual Academy Awards (2003 TV Special)
Writers: Hal Kanter, Rita Cash, Buz Kohan, Steve Martin, Beth Armogida, Dave Barry, Dave Boone, Andy Breckman, Jon Macks, Rita Rudner, Bruce Vilanch | Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Penelope Spheeris | Stars: Steve Martin, Ben Affleck, John Agar, Wayne Allwine
10. The 70th Annual Academy Awards (1998 TV Special)
An award show that honors excellence in filmmaking in each of its separate categories. People are awarded Oscars in a humorous manner that provides an entertaining show.
Writers: Dave Boone, Rita Cash, Billy Crystal, Ed Driscoll, Billy Grundfest, Hal Kanter, Buz Kohan, Jon Macks, Billy Martin, Marc Shaiman, David Steinberg, Bruce Vilanch | Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Billy Crystal, Aaliyah, Ben Affleck, David LeRoy Anderson
11. The Promise (1979)
PG | 97 min | Drama, Romance
A rich student's fiancee has her face destroyed by a car accident, and refuses to return to him fearing the loss of his love.
13. Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams (1973)
PG | 93 min | Drama
Rita, a middle aged New York City homemaker, finds herself in an emotional crisis which forces her to re-examine her life, as well as her relationships with her mother, her eye doctor ... See full summary »
15. The 67th Annual Academy Awards (1995 TV Special)
215 min | Family
Writers: Michael Barrie, Jon Beckerman, Rob Burnett, Donick Cary, Al Franken, Larry Jacobson, Hal Kanter, Buz Kohan, David Letterman, Jim Mulholland, Gerard Mulligan, Bill Scheft, Bruce Vilanch | Directors: Jeff Margolis, Rob Burnett, Adam Resnick | Stars: David Letterman, Ken Adam, Joe Alaskey, Tim Allen
16. Backfire (1988)
R | 90 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Disgruntled wife cheats on her well off husband, who's been suffering from PTSD ever since he came home from the Vietnam War. After an incident he ends up in a catatonic state. Soon, she begins to suspect that someone is after her.
17. The 69th Annual Academy Awards (1997 TV Special)
Writers: Joe Bolster, Billy Crystal, Ed Driscoll, Carrie Fisher, Hal Kanter, Buz Kohan, Jon Macks, Billy Martin, Marc Shaiman, David Steinberg, Bruce Vilanch | Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Shanda Sawyer | Stars: Billy Crystal, Muhammad Ali, Joan Allen, John Alton
18. Consenting Adult (1985 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama
Young and shy Jeff discovers his attraction to men. After struggling with himself he comes out to his parents. Mum eventually listens to his son and tries to understand his feelings, but ... See full summary »
24. The 64th Primetime Emmy Awards (2012 TV Special)
Jimmy Kimmel hosts the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards, honoring the best in television.
Writers: Tony Barbieri, Jonathan Bines, Dave Boone, Gary Greenberg, Sal Iacono, Eric Immerman, Jimmy Kimmel, Jeff Loveness, Jon Macks, Molly McNearney, Jennifer Mischer, Bryan Paulk, Danny Ricker, Rick Rosner | Director: Glenn Weiss | Stars: Emily VanCamp, Peter Dinklage, Christina Hendricks, Idris Elba
26. Innocent Victims (1996 TV Movie)
240 min | Crime, Drama
Tells the true story of Timothy Hennis' wrongful prosecution on three charges of murder and his sentence to death.
The Twilight Zone (1985–1989)
Teacher's Aide/Paladin of the Lost Hour
TV-PG | Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Mystery
"Teacher's Aide": A teacher at a tough inner-city school is possessed by a malevolent spirit. "Paladin of the Lost Hour": An old man with a special watch bonds with a tormented veteran.
28. Do You Know the Muffin Man? (1989 TV Movie)
Unrated | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A police officer and his wife are shocked to find that molestation has been going on at the neighborhood day care. They're devastated when they find that their own son might be a victim too. Should they have known, should they have seen?
32. Absolute Strangers (1991 TV Movie)
96 min | Drama
A husband tries to keep his comatose wife alive by allowing doctors to terminate her pregnancy. Hearing about this, anti-abortion protesters start a legal campaign to gain legal custody of the fetus.
Faerie Tale Theatre (1982–1987)
51 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A sinister witch steals the baby of a simple candle-maker and his wife. Determined to keep the daughter for herself, she locks her up in a tower all alone. Wonders and dangers occur when the girl meets a handsome prince.
35. The Berenstain Bears' Christmas Tree (1979 TV Movie)
30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Papa Bear and the cubs search the woods for the perfect Christmas tree, but run afoul of the woodland animals who live in the trees they aim to cut down.
36. Call Me Anna (1990 TV Movie)
97 min | Biography, Drama
Actress Patty Duke portrays herself in this autobiographical film that details her long-time struggle with mental illness.
37. To All My Friends on Shore (1972 TV Movie)
70 min | Drama
An airport redcap works hard to get his family out of the ghetto, only to discover that his son has sickle-cell anemia.
39. Hobson's Choice (1983 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama, Romance, Comedy
Daughter of the owner of a shoe store rebels against her father by marrying one of his employees.
40. Confessions: Two Faces of Evil (1994 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama
In the Christmas Eve murder of a police officer, two confessions come forward. One, Robert Paul Berndt, has a rather heavy criminal background, the other, William Mothershed, is a college ... See full summary »
42. In My Daughter's Name (1992 TV Movie)
93 min | Drama
Laura Elias's daughter is raped and murdered by Peter Lipton. With the support of Peter's affluential parents he pleads "guilty due to insanity". The jury acquits him because of insanity. ... See full summary »
Faerie Tale Theatre (1982–1987)
Goldilocks and the Three Bears
Unrated | 60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A spirited young girl disobeys her parents and runs off to the wood for the afternoon. She visits a seemingly empty house, eats from three bowls of porridge, sits in three chairs, wrecking ... See full summary »
44. Child's Cry (1986 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 100 min | Thriller
A social worker (Lindsay Wagner) starts working with a shy, withdrawn 6 year old (Taliesin Jaffe) whom she believes is the victim of sexual abuse.
45. My First Love (1988 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama, Romance
A widow goes to her high school reunion and begins a relationship with an old boyfriend, now a successful doctor who has a much younger girlfriend.
46. Stubby Pringle's Christmas (1978 TV Movie)
55 min | Drama, Family
It's now Christmas Eve and Stubby Pringle is on his way to an annual dance that he went to the previous year and fell in love with a girl, who he forgot to ask the name of. He has bought ... See full summary »
48. After the Fall (1974 TV Movie)
128 min | Drama
Adaptation of Arthur Miller's semi-autobiographical play about Quentin, a Jewish intellectual from New York who must reexamine his life and his troubled relationship with Holga.
50. Country Gold (1982 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 96 min | Drama
An aging country singer becomes irritated with the success of a popular young country singer. However, she is not yet ready to become yesterday's news.