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1. Bones (2005– )

TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.0
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A forensic anthropologist and a cocky FBI agent build a team to investigate death causes. And quite often, there isn't more to examine than rotten flesh or mere bones.

Creator: Hart Hanson | Stars: Emily Deschanel, David Boreanaz, Michaela Conlin, T.J. Thyne

Votes: 108,311

2. American Dad! (2005– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

7.5
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The random escapades of Stan Smith, an extreme right wing CIA agent dealing with family life and keeping America safe, all in the most absurd way possible.

Creators: Seth MacFarlane, Mike Barker, Matt Weitzman | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Dee Bradley Baker, Scott Grimes

Votes: 82,097

3. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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This show introduces the Special Victims Unit, a new elite squad of NYPD detectives who investigate sexually related crimes.

Creator: Dick Wolf | Stars: Mariska Hargitay, Christopher Meloni, Ice-T, Dann Florek

Votes: 51,251

4. Batman: The Animated Series (1992–1995)

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

9.0
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The Dark Knight battles crime in Gotham City with occasional help from Robin and Batgirl.

Stars: Kevin Conroy, Loren Lester, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Bob Hastings

Votes: 50,330

5. Ray Donovan (2013– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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Ray Donovan, a professional "fixer" for the rich and famous in LA, can make anyone's problems disappear except those created by his own family.

Stars: Liev Schreiber, Paula Malcomson, Eddie Marsan, Dash Mihok

Votes: 41,916

6. The Santa Clause 2 (2002)

G | 104 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.5
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48 Metascore

Scott Calvin has been a humble Santa Claus for nearly ten years, but it might come to an end if he doesn't find a Mrs. Claus.

Writers: Don Rhymer, Cinco Paul, Ken Daurio, Ed Decter, John J. Strauss, Leo Benvenuti, Steve Rudnick | Director: Michael Lembeck | Stars: Tim Allen, Spencer Breslin, Elizabeth Mitchell, Eric Lloyd

Votes: 34,006

7. Boston Legal (2004–2008)

44 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.4
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Boston Legal is a spin-off of the long-running Kelley series The Practice, following the exploits of former Practice character Alan Shore (James Spader) at the legal firm of Crane, Poole and Schmidt.

Creator: David E. Kelley | Stars: James Spader, William Shatner, Candice Bergen, Rene Auberjonois

Votes: 33,946

8. Cheers (1982–1993)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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The regulars of the Boston bar Cheers share their experiences and lives with each other while drinking or working at the bar where everybody knows your name.

Creators: James Burrows, Glen Charles, Les Charles | Stars: Ted Danson, Rhea Perlman, John Ratzenberger, George Wendt

Votes: 33,849

9. Dragonfly (2002)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

6.1
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25 Metascore

A grieving doctor is being contacted by his late wife through his patients near death experiences.

Writers: Brandon Camp, Mike Thompson, David Seltzer | Director: Tom Shadyac | Stars: Kevin Costner, Susanna Thompson, Joe Morton, Ron Rifkin

Votes: 31,415

10. Mr. Holland's Opus (1995)

PG | 143 min | Drama, Music

7.3
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A frustrated composer finds fulfillment as a high school music teacher.

Writer: Patrick Sheane Duncan | Director: Stephen Herek | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Glenne Headly, Jay Thomas, Olympia Dukakis

Votes: 29,886

11. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Four previously married women live together in Miami, sharing their various experiences together and enjoying themselves despite hard times.

Creator: Susan Harris | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 21,443

12. The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006)

G | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

4.6
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32 Metascore

Santa, aka Scott Calvin, is faced with double-duty: how to keep his new family happy, and how to stop Jack Frost from taking over Christmas.

Writers: Ed Decter, John J. Strauss, Leo Benvenuti, Steve Rudnick | Director: Michael Lembeck | Stars: Tim Allen, Martin Short, Elizabeth Mitchell, Eric Lloyd

Votes: 21,211

13. Cold Case (2003–2010)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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The Philadelphia homicide squad's lone female detective finds her calling when she's assigned "cold cases" -- older crimes that have never been solved.

Creator: Meredith Stiehm | Stars: Kathryn Morris, Danny Pino, John Finn, Jeremy Ratchford

Votes: 18,729

14. Hung (2009–2011)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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A former high school sports legend turned middle-aged high school basketball coach finds a way to benefit from his biggest asset.

Creators: Colette Burson, Dmitry Lipkin | Stars: Thomas Jane, Jane Adams, Charlie Saxton, Sianoa Smit-McPhee

Votes: 18,224

15. Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993–2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.3
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Conan O'Brien, a Harvard Lampoon alumnus, hosts this late-night comedy/talk-show which is often silly and whimsical.

Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Joel Godard, Max Weinberg

Votes: 13,793

16. Family Ties (1982–1989)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.2
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Chronicles liberal ex-hippies Steven and Elyse Keaton, their conservative son Alex, daughters Mallory and Jennifer, and later, youngest child Andrew.

Creator: Gary David Goldberg | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Michael Gross, Meredith Baxter, Justine Bateman

Votes: 11,436

17. Late Show with David Letterman (1993– )

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

6.9
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The Late Show with David Letterman is an hour-long weeknight comedy and talk-show broadcast by CBS from the Ed Sullivan Theater on Broadway in New York City.

Stars: David Letterman, Paul Shaffer, Alan Kalter, Biff Henderson

Votes: 10,130

18. Labor Pains (2009)

PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy, Romance

4.8
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A young woman pretends to be pregnant in order to avoid being fired from her job. When that gets her special treatment by everyone involved in her life, she tries to keep up the lie for nine months.

Writers: Stacey Kramer, Lara Shapiro | Director: Lara Shapiro | Stars: Lindsay Lohan, Luke Kirby, Chris Parnell, Aaron Yoo

Votes: 8,764

19. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992–2014)

TV-14 | 62 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

5.3
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After Johnny Carson's retirement from the show, Jay Leno stepped in as his permanent replacement. The format of the show has remained largely unchanged, consisting primarily of an opening ... See full summary »

Stars: Jay Leno, Kevin Eubanks, Edd Hall, John Melendez

Votes: 8,502

20. Shake It Up! (2010–2013)

G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

4.8
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Two Chicago teens attempt to realize their dream of becoming professional dancers by landing spots on a popular local show.

Creator: Chris Thompson | Stars: Bella Thorne, Zendaya, Davis Cleveland, Roshon Fegan

Votes: 8,432

21. The Wild Thornberrys (1998–2004)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.8
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Eliza Thornberry is not your ordinary kid. It's not just because she travels the world in an RV with her parents Nigel and Marrianne, famous nature show hosts. Eliza is doubly unique ... See full summary »

Creators: Jeff Astrof, Gabor Csupo, Arlene Klasky, Steve Pepoon, Mike Sikowitz, David Silverman, Stephen Sustarsic, Mark Risley, Mark Palmer | Stars: Lacey Chabert, Jodi Carlisle, Tim Curry, Danielle Harris

Votes: 8,373

22. Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

6.9
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Jimmy Kimmel interviews celebrities.

Creator: Jimmy Kimmel | Stars: Jimmy Kimmel, Cleto Escobedo III, Dicky Barrett, Guillermo Rodriguez

Votes: 8,139

23. Joan of Arcadia (2003–2005)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.0
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Millions of people speak to God. What if God spoke back? Life just got a hell of a lot more confusing for teenage Joan Girardi, who already deals with feeling out of place in her family : ... See full summary »

Stars: Amber Tamblyn, Joe Mantegna, Mary Steenburgen, Jason Ritter

Votes: 7,967

24. Hercules (1998–1999)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.6
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This spin-off to Disney's Hercules follows Herc's many labors during the years he spent training how to be a hero under the tutelage of satyr Philoctetes. Olympian Gods and Goddesses as well as Hades and Pegasus often visit him.

Stars: Tate Donovan, French Stewart, Sandra Bernhard, James Woods

Votes: 7,867

25. Legal Eagles (1986)

PG | 116 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

5.9
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A New York district attorney works and flirts with his adversary and her kooky artist client, who is on trial for a murder she didn't commit.

Writers: Ivan Reitman, Jim Cash, Jack Epps Jr. | Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Robert Redford, Debra Winger, Daryl Hannah, Brian Dennehy

Votes: 7,774

26. C.H.U.D. (1984)

R | 88 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.5
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A bizarre series of murders in New York City seems to point toward the existence of a race of mutant cannibals living under the streets.

Writers: Parnell Hall, Shepard Abbott | Director: Douglas Cheek | Stars: John Heard, Daniel Stern, Christopher Curry, Kim Greist

Votes: 7,383

27. NCIS: New Orleans (2014– )

42 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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A spin-off of NCIS (2003) that is set in the Crescent City. The cases and lives of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service's New Orleans branch, which consists of Senior Special Agent Dwayne Pride, Special Agent Christopher LaSalle, Special Agent Meredith Brody, Forensic Scientist Sebastian Lund, Investigative Computer Specialist Patton Plame, former ATF Agent Sonja Percy and Medical Examiner Dr... See full summary »

Creator: Gary Glasberg | Stars: Scott Bakula, Lucas Black, Zoe McLellan, Rob Kerkovich

Votes: 6,876

28. Aaahh!!! Real Monsters (1994–1997)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Horror

7.4
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The show takes us through the struggles of life as a child monster. 3 monster friends are studying how to scare humans in school. Often their attempts don't work out as planned.

Creators: Gabor Csupo, Peter Gaffney | Stars: Charles Adler, Christine Cavanaugh, David Eccles, Gregg Berger

Votes: 6,696

29. Mork & Mindy (1978–1982)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

7.2
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A wacky alien comes to Earth to study its residents, and the life of the human woman he boards with is never the same.

Creators: Joe Glauberg, Garry Marshall, Dale McRaven | Stars: Robin Williams, Pam Dawber, Ralph James, Conrad Janis

Votes: 6,183

30. Ed (2000–2004)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Ed Stevens is a contracts lawyer at a high-profile New York City firm. Around the same time he splits with his wife (she slept with a mailman), he makes a single error in punctuation when ... See full summary »

Creators: Jon Beckerman, Rob Burnett | Stars: Tom Cavanagh, Julie Bowen, Josh Randall, Jana Marie Hupp

Votes: 5,658

31. The Love Boat (1977–1987)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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The romantic and comic tales of the passengers and crew of the cruise ship, Pacific Princess.

Creator: Wilford Lloyd Baumes | Stars: Gavin MacLeod, Bernie Kopell, Ted Lange, Fred Grandy

Votes: 5,277

32. Goof Troop (1992–1993)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

6.9
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The classic Disney character, Goofy is a single father raising his son, Max in Spoonerville. Pete, a frequent antagonist from the old cartoons, lives next door with his family.

Stars: Rob Paulsen, April Winchell, Jim Cummings, Bill Farmer

Votes: 4,987

33. Murphy Brown (1988–1998)

30 min | Comedy

7.0
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The misadventures of a tough female television journalist and her friends.

Creator: Diane English | Stars: Candice Bergen, Grant Shaud, Robert Pastorelli, Faith Ford

Votes: 4,746

34. Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man (1994–1997)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.8
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A crass, womanizing duck works as a private eye with his level-headed pig sidekick, all-the-while raising a family as a single dad.

Creators: Gabor Csupo, Arlene Klasky, Ron Osborn, Everett Peck, Jeff Reno | Stars: Jason Alexander, Gregg Berger, Nancy Travis, Dweezil Zappa

Votes: 4,093

35. The View (1997– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Talk-Show

3.0
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A panel of four real women discuss everyday issues, share their opinions and engage in colorful conversations for a variety of topics.

Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Sherri Shepherd, Elisabeth Hasselbeck

Votes: 4,069

36. The Trials of Cate McCall (2013)

89 min | Drama

6.3
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In order to be reinstated to the bar and recover custody of her daughter, a hotshot lawyer, now in recovery and on probation, must take on the appeal of a woman wrongfully convicted of murder.

Writer: Karen Moncrieff | Director: Karen Moncrieff | Stars: Kate Beckinsale, Nick Nolte, James Cromwell, Mark Pellegrino

Votes: 3,569

37. My Date with the President's Daughter (1998 TV Movie)

TV-G | 90 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

6.4
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A teenager unwittingly falls for the American President's daughter, and the pair soon find themselves off on a wild adventure.

Writers: William Robertson, Alex Zamm | Director: Alex Zamm | Stars: Dabney Coleman, Will Friedle, Elisabeth Harnois, Mimi Kuzyk

Votes: 3,428

38. Straight Talk (1992)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.6
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A woman ditches her small town life for big city Chicago, where she becomes a sensation as a radio show host.

Writers: Craig Bolotin, Patricia Resnick | Director: Barnet Kellman | Stars: Dolly Parton, James Woods, Griffin Dunne, Michael Madsen

Votes: 2,651

39. Cybill (1995–1998)

30 min | Comedy

6.8
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A struggling, middle-aged actress attempts to make a career in Hollywood, all while surrounded by her hard-drinking best friend Maryann, her two ex-husbands, Ira and Jeff, and her two daughters, headstrong Zoey and agreeable Rachel.

Creator: Chuck Lorre | Stars: Cybill Shepherd, Christine Baranski, Alicia Witt, Alan Rosenberg

Votes: 2,330

40. The Pool Boys (2009)

R | 107 min | Comedy

4.7
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A pool boy and a gardener turn an empty mansion into a home for women who belong to the world's oldest profession.

Writers: Julie O'Hora, Justin Ware | Director: J.B. Rogers | Stars: Matthew Lillard, Brett Davern, Efren Ramirez, Rachelle Lefevre

Votes: 2,125

41. The Big Tease (1999)

R | 86 min | Comedy

6.3
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53 Metascore

Flamboyant Glasgow hairdresser, Crawford Mackinzie, gets a letter from the World Hairdresser International Federation inviting him to its prestigious annual contest in L.A. Filmmaker Martin... See full summary »

Writers: Sacha Gervasi, Craig Ferguson | Director: Kevin Allen | Stars: Craig Ferguson, Chris Langham, David Rasche, Frances Fisher

Votes: 2,123

42. Freddy's Nightmares (1988–1990)

TV-14 | 60 min | Horror, Thriller

6.6
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Freddy, the dream serial-killer, hosts this anthology of stories set in Springwood.

Creator: Wes Craven | Stars: Robert Englund, Todd Allen, Sandahl Bergman, Anne E. Curry

Votes: 1,942

43. Spenser: For Hire (1985–1988)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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Mystery/suspense series based on Robert Parker's "Spenser" novels. Spenser, a private investigator living in Boston, gets involved in a new murder mystery each episode.

Creator: John Wilder | Stars: Robert Urich, Avery Brooks, Ron McLarty, Richard Jaeckel

Votes: 1,258

44. Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (2002– )

30 min | Game-Show

6.1
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A more recent version of the hit television quiz show. Starting with easy multiple-choice questions that gradually get more challenging, contestants have only their wits and three lifeline ... See full summary »

Stars: Meredith Vieira, Terry Crews, Cedric the Entertainer, Chris Harrison

Votes: 1,237

45. Teacher's Pet (2004)

PG | 74 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

5.8
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74 Metascore

Spot (Lane) is a dog who can talk and read. Posing as a human, he sneaks into school with his master Leonard (Flemming). Educational adventures ensue.

Writers: Gary Baseman, Bill Steinkellner, Cherie Steinkellner | Director: Timothy Björklund | Stars: Nathan Lane, Shaun Fleming, David Ogden Stiers, Kelsey Grammer

Votes: 1,208

46. A Smile Like Yours (1997)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Romance

4.8
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Greg Kinnear plays a carriage-shy husband in a romantic comedy about a couple trying to conceive a child.

Writers: Kevin Meyer, Keith Samples | Director: Keith Samples | Stars: Greg Kinnear, Lauren Holly, Joan Cusack, Jay Thomas

Votes: 1,139

47. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.7
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A Disney-produced anthology covering many different genres.

Stars: Walt Disney, Kevin Corcoran, Paul Frees, Clarence Nash

Votes: 1,005

48. The Rosie O'Donnell Show (1996–2002)

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

3.9
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Comedian Rosie O'Donnell produces and hosts her first daytime talk show that focuses on interviews with celebrities about acting, writing, charity work and family life.

Stars: Rosie O'Donnell, Caroline Rhea, Susan Lucci, Penny Marshall

Votes: 984

49. Killing Mr. Griffin (1997 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 89 min | Thriller, Drama

5.7
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The high school students didn't mean to kill Mr. Griffin. They wanted to make him suffer. But when their mean English teacher turns up dead, they have to find out who killed them before the... See full summary »

Writers: Lois Duncan, Michael Angeli, Kathleen Rowell | Director: Jack Bender | Stars: Scott Bairstow, Amy Jo Johnson, Mario Lopez, Chris Young

Votes: 852

50. Politically Incorrect (1993–2002)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

6.9
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Four guests from the worlds of politics and entertainment join host Bill Maher for a free-wheeling and humorous discussion of current events.

Creator: Bill Maher | Stars: Bill Maher, Christine O'Donnell, Lisa Ann Walter, Michael McKean

Votes: 796