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1. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #15.4 (1983)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

9.3
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Big Bird draws pictures of his friends and wants to give them to him. When he gets to Mr. Hooper's picture, they remind him that Mr. Hooper died, and they must explain what death is.

Stars: Northern Calloway, Emilio Delgado, Loretta Long, Sonia Manzano

Votes: 21

2. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #7.1 (1975)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

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As the show's seventh season begins, Mr. Snuffleupagus walks down the street, counting the people who fail to glimpse him (yet again). He counts ten in all. Later on, a journalist visits ... See full summary »

Stars: Daws Butler, Northern Calloway, Judy Collins, Emilio Delgado

Votes: 10

3. Muppet Breakthrough (1983 Video)

10 min | Short, Comedy

9.2
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Consists of the shorts "What's This Meeting All About?", "The Big Plan", "Who Needs a Break?" and "The Sky's the Limit"

Director: Jim Henson | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Gabriel Velez

Votes: 8

4. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #1.8 (1969)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

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Stars: James Catusi, Jim Henson, Will Lee, Loretta Long

Votes: 10

5. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #17.1 (1985)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

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Big Bird is determined to prove to the adults that Mr. Snuffleupagus is real.

Stars: Roscoe Orman, Micki Barnett, Linda Bove, Northern Calloway

Votes: 9

6. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #6.1 (1974)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

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As Sesame Street begins another year, we find Count von Count up on the street lamppost, counting all the lights on the street as they come on. Later that night, he counts them again going ... See full summary »

Stars: Northern Calloway, Emilio Delgado, Will Lee, Loretta Long

Votes: 9

7. The Jack Paar Tonight Show (1957–1962)

105 min | Comedy, Family, Talk-Show

9.1
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Stars: Hugh Downs, Jose Melis, Jack Paar, Cliff Arquette

Votes: 116

8. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: 1364 (1980)

TV-Y | 60 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

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C-3PO and R2-D2 land in a space capsule to bring a message to Oscar the Grouch. Sesame Street is brought to you today by the letters J and Z and the number 4.

Stars: Daws Butler, Northern Calloway, Tristan Carrasco, Anthony Daniels

Votes: 18

9. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #1.18 (1969)

TV-Y | 60 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

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Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Caroll Spinney, Kermit the Frog

Votes: 10

10. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #1.9 (1969)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

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Stars: James Catusi, Jim Henson, Burt Lancaster, Loretta Long

Votes: 9

11. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #14.4 (1982)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

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Big Bird and his fellow campers go on a hike through the woods, where they spend the night under the stars and learn the official Camp Echo Rock song. Sesame Street is brought to you today by the letters J and Y and by the number 4.

Stars: Bill Cosby, Emilio Delgado, Giancarlo Esposito, Jim Henson

Votes: 8

12. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode 131 (1970)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

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Today on Sesame Street, Mr. Hooper accidentally spills some milk. Big Bird comforts him by assuring him in song that "Everyone Makes Mistakes"... See full synopsis »

Stars: Alan Arkin, Dan Blocker, Fran Brill, Carol Burnett

Votes: 9

13. Pure Goldie (1971 TV Movie)

Comedy

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Director: Marty Pasetta | Stars: Goldie Hawn, Ruth Buzzi, Johnny Carson, Bob Dishy

Votes: 5

14. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Big Bird Stays Up Late (1986)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

9.0
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It's nighttime on Sesame Street, and Big Bird decides to stay up with his grown-up friends for a little while, refusing to admit that he's already tired. Today's show is brought to you by the letters B and C and by the number 8.

Stars: Paul Benedict, Northern Calloway, Emilio Delgado, Jim Henson

Votes: 8

15. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #10.1 (1978)

TV-Y | 59 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

9.0
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Sesame Street names its new Muppet dog "Barkley"; Comedian/pianist Victor Borge demonstrates high notes and low notes; actress Madeline Kahn sings, "Me, Me, Me"; Herry Monster learns "up" ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Belzer, Victor Borge, Linda Bove, Northern Calloway

Votes: 8

16. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #20.130 (1989)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

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Today's the big day: Maria is expected to deliver. Oscar leaves the hospital prematurely, so the others go to find out the news themselves. The baby turns out to be a girl, whom Maria and Luis have named Gabriela.

Director: Jon Stone | Stars: Alison Bartlett, Gregg Berger, Linda Bove, Northern Calloway

Votes: 8

17. Muppet Babies (1984–1991)
Episode: The Case of the Missing Chicken (1984)

TV-Y | Animation, Family

9.0
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Everybody becomes a suspect in Gonzo's book when his stuffed chicken Camilla disappears and he suspects 'fowl play'.

Directors: John Gibbs, Bob Richardson | Stars: Greg Berg, Katie Leigh, Howie Mandel, Laurie O'Brien

Votes: 7

18. Fraggle Rock (1983–1987)
Episode: The Minstrels (1983)

TV-Y | 25 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

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A band of Traveling Musicians comes to Fraggle Rock to present an ancient Fraggle tradition - the Medley. When Red gets carried away in her desire to participate and steals the Musicians' magic pipe, will the Medley ever be presented?

Director: Jim Henson | Stars: Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt, Jim Henson, Terry Angus

Votes: 30

19. The Storyteller (1987– )
Episode: The Soldier and Death (1988)

24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

9.0
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An honest soldier receives a ruby whistle, a comparable dance, an unbeatable deck of cards and a magic sack for being kind to three beggars. He defeats a bunch of devils by playing cards ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Henson | Stars: John Hurt, Bob Peck, Stuart Richman, Walter Sparrow

Votes: 178

20. The Storyteller (1987– )

225 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.9
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An old storyteller tells European folk tales to his sarcastic dog.

Stars: John Hurt, Brian Henson, Frederick Warder, David Greenaway

Votes: 3,010

21. The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (1956–1960)

60 min | Comedy

8.9
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Stars: Steve Allen, Gene Rayburn, Skitch Henderson, Les Brown

Votes: 134

22. The Julie Andrews Hour (1972–1973)

60 min | Music

8.9
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The Julie Andrews Hour was an entertaining television variety series starring Julie Andrews. Julie had amazing guests and great singing on her show.

Stars: Julie Andrews, Steve Lawrence, Rich Little, Robert Goulet

Votes: 101

23. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1969)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

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Stars: Carlos Alomar, James Catusi, Robin Clark, Jim Henson

Votes: 12

24. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #1.5 (1969)

TV-Y | 60 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.9
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Director: Neil Smith | Stars: Matt Robinson, Loretta Long, Will Lee, Bob McGrath

Votes: 9

25. Muppet Babies (1984–1991)
Episode: Muppet Babies: The Next Generation (1990)

TV-Y | Animation, Family

8.9
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The Babies parody "Star Wars", "The Jetsons", and "Star Trek".

Director: Karen Peterson | Stars: Greg Berg, Dave Coulier, Katie Leigh, Laurie O'Brien

Votes: 11

26. Fraggle Rock (1983–1987)
Episode: The Honk of Honks (1987)

TV-Y | 25 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.9
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Cantus and the Minstrels are back and ready to perform the Song of Songs, but first Gobo must find the Honk of Honks. Along the way, he meets Doc face to face for the first time.

Director: Richard Hunt | Stars: Terry Angus, Dave Goelz, Tim Gosley, Jim Henson

Votes: 17

27. The Muppets: A Celebration of 30 Years (1986 TV Movie)

Comedy, Family

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For the first time in their careers, all the Muppets (except the ones that couldn't make it, like the Doozers, Gorgs and most of the Fraggles) have gathered together in one place to ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Harris | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 113

28. The Jack Paar Program (1962–1965)

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.8
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This was a variety show, hosted by Jack Paar, that had live and filmed interviews with famous people; comedy and musical acts; and home movies of trips Paar took with his wife Miriam and ... See full summary »

Stars: Jack Paar, Jose Melis, Jim G. Lucas, Jonathan Winters

Votes: 68

29. Mickey's 50 (1978)

90 min | Documentary, Family

8.8
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Directors: Mike Jittlov, Phil May | Stars: Anne Bancroft, Edgar Bergen, Mel Brooks, LeVar Burton

Votes: 5

30. The Muppet Show (1976–1981)
Episode: Carol Burnett (1980)

TV-G | Comedy, Family, Music

8.8
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There's no show today, almost; the theater is turned into a dance marathon hosted by Gonzo.

Stars: Carol Burnett, Dave Goelz, Louise Gold, Jim Henson

Votes: 40

31. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #1.10 (1969)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.8
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Stars: James Catusi, Jim Henson, Burt Lancaster, Loretta Long

Votes: 8

32. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #1.12 (1969)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.8
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Stars: James Catusi, Jim Henson, Brandon Maggart, Bob McGrath

Votes: 8

33. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #1.13 (1969)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.8
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Stars: James Catusi, Jim Henson, Brandon Maggart, Frank Oz

Votes: 8

34. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #1.21 (1969)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

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Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Grace Slick

Votes: 8

35. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (1969)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

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Stars: James Catusi, Jim Henson, Will Lee, Loretta Long

Votes: 8

36. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #1.6 (1969)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

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Stars: James Catusi, Brian Henson, Jim Henson, Burt Lancaster

Votes: 8

37. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #1.7 (1969)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

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Stars: James Catusi, Jim Henson, Brandon Maggart, Bob McGrath

Votes: 8

38. Fraggle Rock (1983–1987)
Episode: The Secret of Convincing John (1984)

TV-Y | 25 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.8
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Wembley, who never can make up his mind about anything, meets Convincing John and suddenly becomes the most decisive Fraggle in the world.

Director: George Bloomfield | Stars: Terry Angus, Lee Armstrong, Myra Fried, Dave Goelz

Votes: 16

39. Muppet Babies (1984–1991)
Episode: This Little Piggy Went to Hollywood (1987)

TV-Y | Animation, Family

8.8
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Piggy daydreams about being Hollywood star.

Directors: Ray Lee, Bob Richardson | Stars: Greg Berg, Dave Coulier, Katie Leigh, Laurie O'Brien

Votes: 5

40. Muppet Babies (1984–1991)
Episode: When You Wish Upon a Muppet (1985)

TV-Y | Animation, Family

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Directors: Ray Lee, Terry Lennon, Bob Richardson | Stars: Greg Berg, Katie Leigh, Howie Mandel, Laurie O'Brien

Votes: 6

41. The Hollywood Palace (1964–1970)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.7
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Various guest hosts present a musical variety show.

Stars: Bing Crosby, Milton Berle, Jimmy Durante, Sid Caesar

Votes: 139

42. That's Life (1968–1969)

60 min | Comedy, Musical

8.7
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The life and love of a young couple is told through a series of monologues, sketches, and song and dance routines.Each episode followed how they met, fell in love, and subsequent married ... See full summary »

Stars: E.J. Peaker, Robert Morse, Kay Medford, Shelley Berman

Votes: 40

43. Christmas Eve on Sesame Street (1978 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.7
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Big Bird worries when Oscar tells him that if Santa Claus can't fit down the chimney on Christmas Eve, nobody would get presents.

Director: Jon Stone | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 505

44. The David Frost Show (1969–1972)

90 min | Talk-Show

8.7
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Stars: David Frost, Gerri Granger, Tiny Tim, Dana Valery

Votes: 103

45. Muppet Video: Muppet Moments (1985 Video)

Family

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Directors: Philip Casson, Peter Harris | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Pearl Bailey, Dave Goelz

Votes: 10

46. Fraggle Rock (1983–1987)
Episode: The Preachification of Convincing John (1983)

TV-Y | 25 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.7
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Mokey decides that eating Doozer constructions hurts their feelings, so she gets Convincing John to help her get the Fraggles to stop.

Director: Jim Henson | Stars: Jerry Nelson, Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, Kathryn Mullen

Votes: 31

47. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1991)

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.6
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A Disney-produced anthology covering many different genres.

Stars: Walt Disney, Paul Frees, Clarence Nash, Slim Pickens

Votes: 1,106

48. The Jim Henson Hour (1989– )

48 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

8.6
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An anthology show featuring the work of the great puppeteer and his staff.

Stars: Jim Henson, Fran Brill, Kevin Clash, Steve Whitmire

Votes: 237

49. The 31st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (1979 TV Special)

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Director: John Moffitt | Stars: Mason Adams, Alan Alda, Loni Anderson, Lou Antonio

Votes: 16

50. The Muppet Show (1976–1981)
Episode: Danny Kaye (1978)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.6
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Danny Kaye finds his gig on the show rather discouraging considering Statler and Waldorf are sitting outside rather than see the guest star.

Director: Philip Casson | Stars: Danny Kaye, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 65