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1. Scrooged (1988)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.0
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38 Metascore

A selfish, cynical T.V. executive is haunted by three spirits bearing lessons on Christmas Eve.

Writers: Mitch Glazer, Michael O'Donoghue, Charles Dickens | Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Bill Murray, Karen Allen, John Forsythe, John Glover

Votes: 61,223 | Gross: $60.33M

2. The Jerk (1979)

R | 94 min | Comedy

7.2
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An idiotic man struggles to make it through life on his own in St. Louis.

Writers: Steve Martin, Carl Gottlieb, Michael Elias | Director: Carl Reiner | Stars: Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters, Catlin Adams, Mabel King

Votes: 42,623

3. The Wiz (1978)

G | 134 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

5.2
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An adaption of "The Wizard of Oz" that tries to capture the essence of the African American experience.

Writers: L. Frank Baum, William F. Brown, Joel Schumacher | Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Nipsey Russell, Ted Ross

Votes: 10,859 | Gross: $13.00M

4. The Jeffersons (1975–1985)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.5
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A nouveau riche, African-American family who move into a luxury apartment building develop close, if occasionally fractious, relationships with other tenants.

Creators: Norman Lear, Don Nicholl, Michael Ross, Bernard West | Stars: Isabel Sanford, Sherman Hemsley, Marla Gibbs, Roxie Roker

Votes: 4,880

5. 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.

Creator: Gene Levitt | Stars: Ricardo Montalban, Hervé Villechaize, Christopher Hewett, Wendy Schaal

Votes: 4,060

6. Amazing Stories (1985–1987)

PG-13 | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.5
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Truly amazing, fantastical, funny and odd, and sometimes scary, sad and endearing stories are portrayed. Many famous actors, actresses and directors make guest appearances.

Creators: Steven Spielberg, Joshua Brand, John Falsey | Stars: Charles Durning, Douglas Seale, Louis Giambalvo, Sharon Spelman

Votes: 3,553

7. Tales from the Darkside (1983–1988)

TV-14 | 30 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

7.7
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A horror anthology series where the viewer is taken through ghost stories, science fiction adventures and creepy, unexplained events.

Stars: Paul Sparer, Catherine Battistone, John Marzilli, Karen Shallo

Votes: 3,500

8. Barney Miller (1974–1982)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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The captain of a city police station and his staff handle the various local troubles and characters that come to the building.

Creators: Danny Arnold, Theodore J. Flicker | Stars: Hal Linden, Abe Vigoda, Steve Landesberg, Gregory Sierra

Votes: 3,260

9. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)

30 min | Comedy

7.0
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A trio of black youths learn about life, love, friendship, credit cards, gambling, and a variety of other things while growing up in an inner city.

Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Danielle Spencer, Fred Berry

Votes: 1,853

10. Wiseguy (1987–1990)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Vinnie Terranova does time in a New Jersey penitentiary to set up his undercover role as an agent for the OCB (Organized Crime Bureau) of the United States. His roots in a traditional ... See full summary »

Creators: Stephen J. Cannell, Frank Lupo | Stars: Jonathan Banks, Jim Byrnes, Ken Wahl, Dwight Koss

Votes: 1,357

11. The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings (1976)

PG | 110 min | Comedy, Sport

6.9
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Tired of the slave-like treatment of his team's owner, charismatic star Negro League pitcher Bingo Long takes to the road with his band of barnstormers through the small towns of the Midwest in the 1930's.

Writers: William Brashler, Hal Barwood, Matthew Robbins | Director: John Badham | Stars: Billy Dee Williams, James Earl Jones, Richard Pryor, Rico Dawson

Votes: 1,149

12. Match Game 73 (1973–1982)

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

8.4
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The five-day-a-week syndicated successor to the popular CBS game show, where two contestants compete to match fill-in-the-blank phrases with those of the celebrities.

Stars: Gene Rayburn, Johnny Olson, Brett Somers, Richard Dawson

Votes: 1,052

13. The Master (1984– )

60 min | Adventure, Drama, Action

4.2
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An aging American ninja master and his headstrong young apprentice search for the elder man's daughter.

Creator: Michael Sloan | Stars: Lee Van Cleef, Timothy Van Patten, Shô Kosugi, Cynthia Lea Clark

Votes: 982

14. Ganja & Hess (1973)

R | 110 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.1
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After being stabbed with an ancient, germ-infested knife, a doctor's assistant finds himself with an insatiable desire for blood.

Writer: William Gunn | Director: William Gunn | Stars: Duane Jones, Marlene Clark, William Gunn, Sam L. Waymon

Votes: 733

15. The Gong Show Movie (1980)

R | 89 min | Comedy

4.0
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A week in the life of "The Gong Show" host and creator Chuck Barris who lives through a series of outrageous competitors, stressful situations, a nervous breakdown and other comical ... See full summary »

Writers: Chuck Barris, Robert Downey Sr. | Director: Chuck Barris | Stars: Chuck Barris, Robin Altman, Brian O'Mullin, Jack Bernardi

Votes: 628

16. The Colbys (1985–1987)

60 min | Drama

6.3
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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.

Creators: William Bast, Paul Huson, Eileen Pollock, Esther Shapiro, Richard Alan Shapiro, Robert Pollock | Stars: Charlton Heston, John James, Katharine Ross, Emma Samms

Votes: 489

17. The Mike Douglas Show (1961–1982)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.3
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The Mike Douglas Show was a variety show out of Cleveland OH and then Philadelphia PA, broadcast in the daytime. It's structure was similar to The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson and The ... See full summary »

Stars: Mike Douglas, Ellie Frankel, David Brenner, Sergio Franchi

Votes: 262

18. Whiz Kids (1983–1984)

60 min | Adventure

7.1
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The adventures of a group of young kids who are amateur computer experts and detectives.

Creator: Philip DeGuere Jr. | Stars: Matthew Labyorteaux, Todd Porter, Jeffrey Jacquet, Andrea Elson

Votes: 219

19. The Jerk, Too (1984 TV Movie)

95 min | Comedy

2.9
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A man who struggles with gender identity who is beaten up on a daily basis by his father leaves his home to join a gay frat house.

Writers: Steve Martin, Carl Gottlieb, Ziggy Steinberg, Rocco Urbisci | Director: Michael Schultz | Stars: Mark Blankfield, Ray Walston, Robert Sampson, Patricia Barry

Votes: 218

20. Dead Men Don't Die (1990)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

4.0
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A reporter investigating a drug dealing ring is murdered. Brought back to life by the voodoo spell of a cleaning woman, he goes after his killers.

Writer: Malcolm Marmorstein | Director: Malcolm Marmorstein | Stars: Elliott Gould, Melissa Sue Anderson, Mark Moses, Mabel King

Votes: 198

21. Scott Joplin (1977 TV Movie)

PG | 96 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.6
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Details the life story of Scott Joplin and how he became the greatest ragtime composer of all time.

Writer: Christopher Knopf | Director: Jeremy Kagan | Stars: Billy Dee Williams, Clifton Davis, Margaret Avery, Eubie Blake

Votes: 185

22. Amazing Stories (1985–1987)
Episode: The Sitter (1986)

PG-13 | 25 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.6
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A Jamaican babysitter uses voodoo to tame a pair of mischievous, stir-crazy boys.

Creators: Steven Spielberg, Joshua Brand, John Falsey | Director: Joan Darling | Stars: Mabel King, Seth Green, Joshua Rudoy, Wendy Phillips

Votes: 177

23. Don't Play Us Cheap (1973)

99 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

4.2
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Film version of Melvin Van Peebles' Broadway musical. A pair of devil-bats take human form and crash a Harlem house party in an attempt to break it up. But somehow, their attempts to ruin the party fail.

Writer: Melvin Van Peebles | Director: Melvin Van Peebles | Stars: Thomas Anderson, Jay Van Leer, Robert Dunn, Mabel King

Votes: 172

24. ABC Weekend Specials (1977–1995)

60 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.5
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A youth anthology series focusing primarily on adaptations of children's literature.

Stars: Willie Tyler, Frank Welker, Hal Smith, Janet Waldo

Votes: 153

25. Lottery! (1983–1984)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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A lottery representative and his IRS partner meet various winners across the country present the prizes and change their lives.

Stars: Marshall Colt, Ben Murphy, Brendon Boone, Joe Colligan

Votes: 107

26. Tales from the Darkside (1983–1988)
Episode: Baker's Dozen (1986)

TV-14 | 23 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

6.7
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Elderly cookie baker Ruby Cuzzins teams up with ad exec Henry Hogan to profit from her baking skills with a plan that includes greed, spousal abuse, and voodoo.

Writers: Scott Edelman, George A. Romero | Director: John Harrison | Stars: Mabel King, Larry Manetti, Vernon Washington, Therese Pare

Votes: 97

27. The Wiz (1978 Video)

45 min | Fantasy, Musical

6.7
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Still photographs of the Broadway production accompanied by the original cast album.

Writers: L. Frank Baum, William F. Brown, Donna Cribari | Director: Susan Simmons | Stars: Tasha Thomas, Stephanie Mills, Ralph Wilcox, Evelyn Thomas

Votes: 75

28. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: The Runaway (1976)

30 min | Comedy

8.5
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Roger has to babysit Dee, so he can't go to a party.

Writers: Alan Eisenstock, Larry Mintz, Eric Monte | Director: Dennis Steinmetz | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Danielle Spencer

Votes: 27

29. The 22nd Annual Tony Awards (1968 TV Special)

Family

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Add a Plot

Writer: Hildy Parks | Director: Stan Harris | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Peter Ustinov, George Abbott, David Atkinson

Votes: 26

30. Fantasy Island (1977–1984)
Episode: Bet a Million/Mr. Irresistible (1978)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Fred and Joan Wade gamble everything they own on their dream of building a grand resort hotel; and nondescript Chuck Huffman wants to be ultra-attractive to every woman who sees him.

Creator: Gene Levitt | Directors: Cliff Bole, John Newland | Stars: Ricardo Montalban, Hervé Villechaize, Henry Gibson, Jane Powell

Votes: 26

31. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: The Burger Queen (1976)

Comedy

8.3
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Rerun tries out for hamburger commercial, but they want Dee.

Writers: Eric Monte, Bernie Orenstein, Saul Turteltaub | Director: Dick Harwood | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Danielle Spencer

Votes: 26

32. Palmerstown, U.S.A. (1980–1981)

60 min | Drama, Family

6.2
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In Depression era South, Booker T Freeman and David Hall become best friends despite different racial backgrounds. Booker's dad Luther is the local blacksmith, W.D. Hall the grocer with the families becoming close due to the boys.

Stars: Jonelle Allen, Star-Shemah Bobatoon, Beeson Carroll, Bill Duke

Votes: 25

33. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: Doobie or Not Doobie: Part 1 (1978)

Comedy

8.1
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Raj, Rerun, & Dwayne are desperate to see the Doobie Brothers in concert. Rerun gets roped into illegally recording the concert.

Writers: Eric Monte, Sally Wade | Director: Mark Warren | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Shirley Hemphill

Votes: 24

34. Wiseguy (1987–1990)
Episode: Blood Dance (1988)

48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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After rejecting an offer to finance a coup d'etat in the Caribbean, Mel Profitt becomes obsessed with a supposed voodoo death curse, and Vinnie, horrified, can only watch as Mel's personality begins to disintegrate.

Creators: Stephen J. Cannell, Frank Lupo | Director: Kim Manners | Stars: Ken Wahl, Jonathan Banks, Jim Byrnes, William Russ

Votes: 23

35. Barney Miller (1974–1982)
Episode: Computer Crime (1979)

25 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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A computer firm has difficulty retrieving embezzled funds. An educated young man claims to be under the influence of a voodoo curse.

Creators: Danny Arnold, Theodore J. Flicker | Director: Max Gail | Stars: Hal Linden, Max Gail, Ron Glass, Jack Soo

Votes: 23

36. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: My Three Tons (1976)

Comedy

8.0
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Rerun auditions for the Rockets.

Writers: Jim Mulligan, Eric Monte | Director: Alan Rafkin | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Danielle Spencer

Votes: 18

37. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: Dee's First Date (1978)

Comedy

7.9
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Roger couldn't be happier about Dee's first date, the boyfriend has a gorgeous sister.

Writers: Eric Monte, Joseph Neustein | Director: Mark Warren | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Shirley Hemphill

Votes: 17

38. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: Rerun Sees the Light (1978)

Comedy

7.1
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A con artist persuades Rerun to shave his head and dedicate his life and money to a cult.

Writers: Eric Monte, Thad Mumford | Director: Mark Warren | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Shirley Hemphill

Votes: 17

39. All-Star Party for 'Dutch' Reagan (1985 TV Special)

60 min | Comedy, Music

5.7
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A televised event in honor of the 40th president, Ronald Reagan, the year he was sworn in for his second term of office.

Writer: Paul Keyes | Director: Dick McDonough | Stars: Edie Adams, Steve Allen, June Allyson, Leon Ames

Votes: 16

40. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: Doobie or Not Doobie: Part 2 (1978)

Comedy

7.6
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A bully makes the boys put together a tape of the Doobie Brothers concert.

Writers: Eric Monte, Sally Wade | Director: Mark Warren | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Shirley Hemphill

Votes: 16

41. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: The Hospital Stay (1977)

Comedy

8.1
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Roger in hospital for knee surgery, Dee makes friends with the old man in the next bed.

Writers: Alan Eisenstock, Larry Mintz, Eric Monte | Director: Mark Warren | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Danielle Spencer

Votes: 16

42. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: Diplomatic Immunity (1978)

Comedy

7.5
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A hit and run driver dents the car that Rerun "borrowed" from his brother-in-law.

Writers: Ted Bergman, Eric Monte | Director: Mark Warren | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Shirley Hemphill

Votes: 15

43. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: If I'm Elected (1977)

Comedy

5.9
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Dwayne's father, Lawrence Nelson, is running for city council. Dwayne is really proud of his father ... until one afternoon at campaign headquarters, he accidentally overhears him firing one of his campaign workers (Ted, a longtime friend of the family) and telling him to pack his stuff up and get out, because "we don't need that kind of stuff in our campaign." Dwayne's pride turns to shame and ... See full summary »

Writers: Eric Monte, Winston Moss | Director: Lee Bernhardi | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Shirley Hemphill

Votes: 15

44. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: Raj and the Older Woman (1978)

Comedy

8.1
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Roger tries to impress an older girl by pretending to be an experienced actor.

Writers: Eric Monte, Sally Wade | Director: Mark Warren | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Shirley Hemphill

Votes: 15

45. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: Shirley's Date (1976)

Comedy

7.1
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Raj goes to a dating service to get a date for Shirley.

Writers: Bob Illes, Eric Monte, James R. Stein | Director: Tony Csiki | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Danielle Spencer

Votes: 15

46. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: The Birthday Present (1976)

Comedy

7.3
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Roger plays dice to buy his mama a birthday present.

Writers: Bernie Orenstein, Saul Turteltaub, Eric Monte | Director: Bud Yorkin | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Danielle Spencer

Votes: 15

47. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: When Daddy Comes Marching Home (1976)

Comedy

7.9
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Roger and Dee's dad comes to visit.

Writers: Marion C. Freeman, Dawn Aldredge, Eric Monte | Director: Jack Shea | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Danielle Spencer

Votes: 15

48. Fantasy Island (1977–1984)
Episode: Basin Street/The Devil's Triangle (1981)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.5
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A mediocre jazz trumpeter wants to play in the early New Orleans style, and finds himself back in the actual era; and a woman and her two suitors team up to tackle a mysterious and dangerous section of the ocean.

Creator: Gene Levitt | Director: George W. Brooks | Stars: Ricardo Montalban, Hervé Villechaize, Christopher Connelly, Mabel King

Votes: 14

49. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: Christmas (1976)

Comedy

8.0
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Mama finally gets off for Christmas, but the kids daddy made plans for them to be with him

Writers: Eric Monte, Bernie Orenstein, Saul Turteltaub | Director: Hal Alexander | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Danielle Spencer

Votes: 14

50. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: Dwayne's Dilemma (1977)

Comedy

7.3
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Dwayne's new girlfriend has a jealous ex, who wants to fight Dwayne.

Writers: Eric Monte, Jerry Ross | Director: Dick Harwood | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Danielle Spencer

Votes: 14