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1. AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Bette Davis (1977 TV Special)

90 min | Documentary

9.5
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Jane Fonda hosts the AFI Life Achievement Awards ceremony honoring Bette Davis featuring clips from her films and the reminiscences of many co-workers.

Stars: Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, Peter Falk, Mia Farrow

Votes: 370

2. How to Get Away with Murder (2014– )
Episode: Anna Mae (2016)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

9.1
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Annalise starts to break under pressure and wants to escape; Frank needs to accept the things he has done; Wes is one step closer to learning about his past.

Director: Bill D'Elia | Stars: Viola Davis, Billy Brown, Alfred Enoch, Jack Falahee

Votes: 1,018

3. How to Get Away with Murder (2014– )
Episode: There's My Baby (2016)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

9.1
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The Keating 5 are called into questioning by A.D.A Denver about the night Emily Sinclair was murdered. Meanwhile, Caleb goes missing as the manhunt for Philip intensifies.

Director: Stephen Williams | Stars: Viola Davis, Billy Brown, Alfred Enoch, Jack Falahee

Votes: 937

4. House of Cards (2013– )

TV-MA | 51 min | Drama

9.0
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A Congressman works with his equally conniving wife to exact revenge on the people who betrayed him.

Stars: Kevin Spacey, Michel Gill, Robin Wright, Kate Mara

Votes: 349,129

5. East Side/West Side (1963–1964)

60 min | Drama

9.0
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Neil Brock is a young social worker in the slums of New York City; his boss is Frieda Hechlinger; and Jane Foster is the office secretary. This dramatic series features stories about child ... See full summary »

Stars: George C. Scott, Elizabeth Wilson, Cicely Tyson, Linden Chiles

Votes: 105

6. House of Cards (2013– )
Episode: Chapter 42 (2016)

TV-MA | 54 min | Drama

9.0
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Claire joins Frank as he campaigns in South Carolina, but he doesn't trust her. A disastrous scandal blindsides Frank on primary day.

Director: Robin Wright | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright, Michael Kelly, Derek Cecil

Votes: 2,356

7. East Side/West Side (1963–1964)
Episode: The Sinner (1963)

60 min | Drama

9.0
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A prostitute battles the parents of her baby's father--a derelict--for custody of the child.

Director: Jack Smight | Stars: George C. Scott, Elizabeth Wilson, Cicely Tyson, Elizabeth Lawrence

Votes: 8

8. East Side/West Side (1963–1964)
Episode: Who Do You Kill? (1963)

60 min | Drama

9.0
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A young African-American couple battle economic and social woes. Joe can only find menial jobs and to make ends meet Ruth works in a cheap bar. Then tragedy strikes their child.

Director: Tom Gries | Stars: George C. Scott, Elizabeth Wilson, Cicely Tyson, Godfrey Cambridge

Votes: 13

9. East Side/West Side (1963–1964)
Episode: Age of Consent (1963)

60 min | Drama

8.9
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Brock tries to help a young man when his girlfriend's father tries to break up their relationship by dragging the youngster into court.

Director: Ralph Senensky | Stars: George C. Scott, Elizabeth Wilson, Cicely Tyson, Penny Fuller

Votes: 9

10. How to Get Away with Murder (2014– )
Episode: Mama's Here Now (2015)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.9
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Wracked with guilt, Annalise turns to an unlikely source for help, while Bonnie is assigned a difficult case which she must solve without Annalise.

Director: Mike Listo | Stars: Viola Davis, Billy Brown, Alfred Enoch, Jack Falahee

Votes: 1,255

11. Remembering 'Roots' (2002 Video)

19 min | Documentary, Short

8.8
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Director: Jeffrey Lerner | Stars: John Amos, Edward Asner, William Blinn, Georg Stanford Brown

Votes: 8

12. Touched by an Angel (1994–2003)
Episode: Living the Rest of My Life (2000)

TV-G | Drama, Family, Fantasy

8.8
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A grown man is too attached to his mother to let her live her own life and have her own money. Monica visits for a clothing donation and gets Abby to visit the senior home. Abby moves there, and her son tries to get her to move back home.

Director: Timothy Van Patten | Stars: Roma Downey, Della Reese, John Dye, Cicely Tyson

Votes: 11

13. Slattery's People (1964–1965)

60 min | Drama

8.7
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Jim Slattery enters the state legislature, hopeful that he can make a difference. He finds dealing with endless rules and the majority opposition party frustrates any meaningful change but he stubbornly perseveres.

Stars: Richard Crenna, Paul Geary, Tol Avery, Robert Stevenson

Votes: 60

14. Emergency! (1972–1979)
Episode: Crash (1972)

51 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.7
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At the hospital, John and Roy bring in a football player who was a hard tackler. The burglar suffers from a heart attack. John encourages Roy to apologize for calling him 'some kind of nut.... See full summary »

Director: Christian Nyby | Stars: Robert Fuller, Julie London, Bobby Troup, Randolph Mantooth

Votes: 44

15. CBS: On the Air (1978– )

450 min | Documentary

8.6
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7-part series celebrating the first 50 years of CBS broadcasting.

Stars: James Arness, Edward Asner, Lauren Bacall, Ken Berry

Votes: 25

16. The 50th Annual Academy Awards (1978 TV Special)

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Director: Marty Pasetta | Stars: Bob Hope, Jack Albertson, Irwin Allen, Edward Anhalt

Votes: 197

17. How to Get Away with Murder (2014– )
Episode: Go Cry Somewhere Else (2017)

TV-14 | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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The prosecution attempts to bring up a new charge against Annalise; Nate reveals new information that could jeopardize his own innocence.

Director: Cherie Nowlan | Stars: Viola Davis, Billy Brown, Alfred Enoch, Jack Falahee

Votes: 424

18. Roots (1977– )

TV-14 | 570 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.4
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A dramatization of author Alex Haley's family line from ancestor Kunta Kinte's enslavement to his descendants' liberation.

Stars: LeVar Burton, Todd Bridges, Robert Reed, John Amos

Votes: 12,400

19. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)

105 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.4
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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Doc Severinsen, Skitch Henderson

Votes: 2,297

20. Naked City (1958–1963)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.4
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The cases of the NYPD's 65th Precinct.

Stars: Harry Bellaver, Horace McMahon, Paul Burke, Nancy Malone

Votes: 740

21. House of Cards (2013– )
Episode: Chapter 41 (2016)

TV-MA | 42 min | Drama

8.4
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As Claire begins exploring a campaign of her own, she and Frank engage in backdoor political maneuvering. But this time they're not on the same side.

Director: Tucker Gates | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright, Michael Kelly, Mahershala Ali

Votes: 2,254

22. Roots (1977– )
Episode: Part I (1977)

TV-14 | 97 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.4
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In Gambia, West Africa, Kunta Kinte, son of Omoro and Binta, distinguishes himself in manhood training rituals. But he does not enjoy his new status long: slave traders sweeping the ... See full summary »

Director: David Greene | Stars: Edward Asner, O.J. Simpson, Ralph Waite, Ji-Tu Cumbuka

Votes: 156

23. Roots (1977– )
Episode: Part II (1977)

TV-14 | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.4
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Despite a violent rebellion, the slave ship Lord Ligonier completes its voyage and Kunta Kinte endures the indiginity of an Annapolis slave auction. Fiddler, the slave in charge of Kunta's ... See full summary »

Director: John Erman | Stars: Maya Angelou, Edward Asner, Louis Gossett Jr., Lorne Greene

Votes: 122

24. East Side/West Side (1963–1964)
Episode: The Name of the Game (1964)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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An old-time union leader is eager to go against a corporate executive he has battled in the past, but it seems that he'd rather fight than come to a compromise that would benefit all sides.

Director: Charles S. Dubin | Stars: George C. Scott, Elizabeth Wilson, Cicely Tyson, Linden Chiles

Votes: 5

25. How to Get Away with Murder (2014– )

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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A group of ambitious law students and their brilliant criminal defense professor become involved in a twisted murder plot that promises to change the course of their lives.

Stars: Viola Davis, Billy Brown, Alfred Enoch, Jack Falahee

Votes: 74,243

26. I Spy (1965–1968)
Episode: Trial by Treehouse (1966)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.3
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Kelly and Alexander are charged with apprehending the mastermind of a scheme to turn city-wide power outages into a marketable commodity. Two complications; Alexander has little confidence ... See full summary »

Director: Richard C. Sarafian | Stars: Robert Culp, Bill Cosby, Cicely Tyson, Raymond St. Jacques

Votes: 19

27. Judd for the Defense (1967–1969)

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.2
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High-priced Houston lawyer Clinton Judd, and his assistant Ben Caldwell, take cases throughout the USA. The program dealt with then-taboo subjects.

Stars: Carl Betz, Stephen Young, Walter Brooke, John Dehner

Votes: 135

28. East Side/West Side (1963–1964)
Episode: Nothing But the Half Truth (1964)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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Neil considers quitting when Congressman Hanson doesn't follow through on promises made during a television show.

Director: Alex March | Stars: George C. Scott, Elizabeth Wilson, Cicely Tyson, Linden Chiles

Votes: 5

29. East Side/West Side (1963–1964)
Episode: One Drink at a Time (1964)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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Two homeless people have a falling out one of them begins binge drinking wood alcohol.

Director: John Berry | Stars: George C. Scott, Elizabeth Wilson, Cicely Tyson, Tom Ahearne

Votes: 5

30. East Side/West Side (1963–1964)
Episode: You Can't Beat the System (1963)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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Brock tries to help a Korean War veteran suffering from post-traumatic distress.

Director: Jack Smight | Stars: George C. Scott, Elizabeth Wilson, Cicely Tyson, Martin Sheen

Votes: 8

31. 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.

Stars: Mariska Hargitay, Christopher Meloni, Ice-T, Dann Florek

Votes: 55,958

32. The Help (2011)

PG-13 | 146 min | Drama

8.1
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62 Metascore

An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.

Director: Tate Taylor | Stars: Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Bryce Dallas Howard

Votes: 338,817 | Gross: $169.71M

33. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

8.1
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A famous guest host stars in parodies and sketches created by the cast of this witty show.

Stars: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond, Kenan Thompson

Votes: 34,601

34. Insight (I) (1960–1984)

30 min | Drama

8.1
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American Roman Catholic religious-themed anthology shedding light on the contemporary search for meaning, freedom, and love.

Stars: Ellwood Kieser, Martin Sheen, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Brian Keith

Votes: 133

35. The 67th Annual Tony Awards (2013 TV Special)

120 min | Documentary, Music, Musical

8.1
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Awards show, which honors theater professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway.

Director: Glenn Weiss | Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Anna Kendrick, Jake Gyllenhaal, Tom Hanks

Votes: 130

36. Night of 100 Stars (1982 TV Special)

180 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.1
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All-star variety special celebrating the centennial of the Actors' Fund of America.

Director: Clark Jones | Stars: Jane Alexander, Peter Allen, Steve Allen, June Allyson

Votes: 197

37. The 34th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (1982 TV Special)

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Director: Steve Binder | Stars: Marlo Thomas, John Forsythe, Alan Alda, Debbie Allen

Votes: 9

38. House of Cards (2013– )
Episode: Chapter 40 (2016)

TV-MA | 49 min | Drama

8.1
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Clare's absence causes problems for Frank on the campaign trail amid rumors of a marital rift. Claire tries to strike out on her own.

Director: Tucker Gates | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright, Michael Kelly, Elizabeth Marvel

Votes: 2,599

39. Mission: Impossible (1966–1973)
Episode: Death Squad (1970)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.1
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Jim and Barney vacation together in a Latin American country. While there, Barney falls in love with artist Alma Ross. But the brother of the local police chief obsesses over Alma and is ... See full summary »

Director: Barry Crane | Stars: Peter Graves, Leonard Nimoy, Greg Morris, Peter Lupus

Votes: 57

40. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Hell (2009)

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

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A former African child refugee's throat is slashed, and SVU connects the case to two former Ugandan war criminals--one a ruthless killer, the other a sympathetic former child soldier trying to change his life.

Director: David Platt | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Ice-T

Votes: 178

41. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.0
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Marshal Matt Dillon keeps the peace in the rough and tumble Dodge City.

Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 3,544

42. Mission: Impossible (1966–1973)

TV-PG | 50 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.0
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An elite covert operations unit carries out highly sensitive missions subject to official denial in the event of failure, death or capture.

Stars: Peter Graves, Barbara Bain, Greg Morris, Peter Lupus

Votes: 5,740

43. The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (1974 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 110 min | Drama

8.0
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Story of a black woman in the South who was born into slavery in the 1850s and lives to become a part of the civil rights movement in the 1960s.

Director: John Korty | Stars: Cicely Tyson, Eric Brown, Richard Dysart, Joel Fluellen

Votes: 1,367

44. Dinah! (1974– )

90 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.0
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Dinah's show premiered 9 September 1974 and continued through to 4 September 1981. She started out the 70's with Dinah's Place which usually featured one guest and was more of a home ... See full summary »

Stars: Dinah Shore, Charles Nelson Reilly, Betty White, Norm Crosby

Votes: 119

45. The 42nd Annual Golden Globe Awards (1985 TV Special)

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Director: Gene Weed | Stars: Robert Altman, Peggy Ashcroft, Christopher Atkins, Victor Banerjee

Votes: 10

46. East Side/West Side (1963–1964)
Episode: The $5.98 Dress (1964)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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A woman who's on welfare can't support her family with the money she gets, so she takes a job to earn more money. When the welfare department finds out about it, she's thrown in jail.

Director: Ron Winston | Stars: George C. Scott, Elizabeth Wilson, Cicely Tyson, George Mathews

Votes: 5

47. Emergency! (1972–1979)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.9
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The crew of Los Angeles County Fire Dept. Station 51, particularly the paramedic team, and Rampart Hospital respond to emergencies in their operating area.

Stars: Randolph Mantooth, Kevin Tighe, Julie London, Bobby Troup

Votes: 2,866

48. Soul Train (1971– )

60 min | Music, Talk-Show

7.9
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A pop music dance show with an African-American focus.

Stars: Don Cornelius, Diana Puskas, Queen Turner, Carole Creekmore

Votes: 346

49. Maya Angelou and Still I Rise (2016)

114 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.9
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66 Metascore

The first feature documentary about the remarkable writer, poet, actress, activist Maya Angelou.

Directors: Bob Hercules, Rita Coburn Whack | Stars: Maya Angelou, Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Common

Votes: 99

50. Free to Be... You & Me (1974 TV Movie)

48 min | Animation, Family, Musical

7.9
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Directors: Bill Davis, Len Steckler, Fred Wolf | Stars: Marlo Thomas, Alan Alda, Harry Belafonte, Mel Brooks

Votes: 291