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1. The West Wing (1999–2006)
Episode: Twenty Five (2003)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama

9.2
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In the wake of his daughter's kidnapping, Bartlet must make a decision between being a father and being President.

Director: Christopher Misiano | Stars: Stockard Channing, Dulé Hill, Allison Janney, Joshua Malina

Votes: 463

2. The West Wing (1999–2006)
Episode: What Kind of Day Has It Been (2000)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama

9.2
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A stealth fighter is shot down over Iraq, leading to Bartlet ordering a military rescue as Toby worries about his brother trapped on a space shuttle orbiting the Earth. CJ deals with the ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Schlamme | Stars: Rob Lowe, Moira Kelly, Dulé Hill, Allison Janney

Votes: 568

3. Nubbin & Friends (2015– )

30 min | Animation

9.0
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A young girl named Nubbin (played by Elizabeth Daily), who is eager to go to school and learn, wakes up one morning and walks into a world of talking animals, vegetables, and letters, known... See full summary »

Stars: Daniel Beckett, David Hirt, John Amos, Frances Burnett

Votes: 5

4. The West Wing (1999–2006)
Episode: Commencement (2003)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama

9.0
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The assassination of Shareef threatens to become public, the president speaks at Zoe's graduation, and the unthinkable happens.

Director: Alex Graves | Stars: Stockard Channing, Dulé Hill, Allison Janney, Joshua Malina

Votes: 437

5. The District (2000–2004)
Episode: Fools Russian: Part 2 (2001)

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

9.0
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Mannion is suspended from the district as the FBI continues to investigate his ties to the Russian mafia.

Director: Rick Rosenthal | Stars: Craig T. Nelson, Justin Theroux, Lynne Thigpen, Roger Aaron Brown

Votes: 8

6. The West Wing (1999–2006)
Episode: Let Bartlet Be Bartlet (2000)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama

9.0
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The West Wing staff are feeling malaise as it seems they never get anything accomplished. Meanwhile, a leaked memo is a land mine that could embarrass the administration.

Director: Laura Innes | Stars: Rob Lowe, Moira Kelly, Dulé Hill, Allison Janney

Votes: 509

7. The West Wing (1999–2006)
Episode: Posse Comitatus (2002)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama

9.0
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Bartlet, Leo, Sam, Toby, and C.J. travel to New York City for a Catholic fund raiser at a long Broadway play called "The War of the Roses". Josh steps up his efforts to beat his girlfriend,... See full summary »

Director: Alex Graves | Stars: Rob Lowe, Dulé Hill, Allison Janney, Janel Moloney

Votes: 532

8. The District (2000–2004)
Episode: Worst Block (2000)

TV-14 | 41 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.9
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Mannion is met with resistance in trying to clean up the worst block in the city.

Director: Richard Compton | Stars: Craig T. Nelson, Justin Theroux, Jayne Brook, Lynne Thigpen

Votes: 8

9. The West Wing (1999–2006)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama

8.8
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Inside the lives of staffers in the West Wing of the White House.

Stars: Martin Sheen, Rob Lowe, Allison Janney, John Spencer

Votes: 47,689

10. 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

11. The West Wing (1999–2006)
Episode: 20 Hours in America: Part I (2002)

TV-14 | 90 min | Drama

8.8
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After Bartlet gives a campaign speech at an Indiana farm, Josh, Toby and Donna are left behind by the presidential motorcade and must work their way across the state with the help of the ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Misiano | Stars: Rob Lowe, Dulé Hill, Allison Janney, Janel Moloney

Votes: 469

12. The West Wing (1999–2006)
Episode: 20 Hours in America: Part II (2002)

TV-14 | Drama

8.8
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Donna teaches Toby and Josh an important lesson as their trek homeward continues; Sam staffs the President in Josh's absence and welcomes an old friend home; Bartlet hires a secretary and ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Misiano | Stars: Rob Lowe, Dulé Hill, Allison Janney, Janel Moloney

Votes: 244

13. The West Wing (1999–2006)
Episode: A Proportional Response (1999)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama

8.7
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After being offered "a proportional response" to the Syrian military's downing of a U.S. military plane on a medical mission (and carrying his newly named personal physician), the president... See full summary »

Director: Marc Buckland | Stars: Rob Lowe, Moira Kelly, Dulé Hill, Allison Janney

Votes: 565

14. The West Wing (1999–2006)
Episode: He Shall, from Time to Time... (2000)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama

8.7
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When the President collapses on the eve of his State of the Union, it's diagnosed as the flu. But when the First Lady cancels a trip and rushes home to look after him, Leo suspects the ... See full summary »

Director: Arlene Sanford | Stars: Rob Lowe, Moira Kelly, Dulé Hill, Allison Janney

Votes: 454

15. The District (2000–2004)
Episode: How They Lived (2000)

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

8.7
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Several officers who were caught stealing on the job by Mannion are needed to control a riot when Fidel Castro visits the city along with a Cuban admiral who bombed many exiles.

Director: Oz Scott | Stars: Craig T. Nelson, Justin Theroux, Jayne Brook, Lynne Thigpen

Votes: 7

16. The District (2000–2004)
Episode: The Real Terrorist (2000)

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

8.7
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The FBI gives the police an order to participate in a rehearsal for a possible terrorist attack.

Director: Michael W. Watkins | Stars: Craig T. Nelson, Justin Theroux, Jayne Brook, Lynne Thigpen

Votes: 9

17. The West Wing (1999–2006)
Episode: 7A WF 83429 (2003)

TV-14 | 41 min | Drama

8.6
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Seven hours have passed since Zoey's kidnapping and and the Republicans are in charge of the White House. Rifts are appearing in the leadership of both parties further complicated by the ... See full summary »

Director: Alex Graves | Stars: Stockard Channing, Dulé Hill, Allison Janney, Joshua Malina

Votes: 363

18. The Seventies (2015– )
Episode: Television Gets Real (2015)

Documentary, History

8.6
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As a reaction to the sugar-infused shows of the 60's, television in the 70's was radical, ground-breaking and experimental. Television got real.

Stars: Alan Alda, John Amos, Bea Arthur, Edward Asner

Votes: 75

19. The District (2000–2004)
Episode: The Most Dangerous Job (2001)

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

8.6
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Mannion promises to provide better protection to cab drivers after one shoots a passenger he thought was trying to rob him.

Director: Rod Holcomb | Stars: Craig T. Nelson, Justin Theroux, Lynne Thigpen, Roger Aaron Brown

Votes: 8

20. The West Wing (1999–2006)
Episode: Enemies Foreign and Domestic (2002)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama

8.5
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A meeting with the new Russian president becomes politically dangerous when surveillance photos show Russia building a nuclear reactor in Iran. C.J. is assigned Secret Service protection after receiving death threats.

Director: Alex Graves | Stars: Rob Lowe, Dulé Hill, Allison Janney, Janel Moloney

Votes: 330

21. The West Wing (1999–2006)
Episode: Gaza (2004)

TV-14 | 41 min | Drama

8.5
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A fact finding codel to the Middle East is torn apart by an explosion. Key members of the administration and their loved ones are caught in the mess. The President is forced to consider ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Misiano | Stars: Dulé Hill, Allison Janney, Joshua Malina, Janel Moloney

Votes: 308

22. Love, American Style (1969–1974)
Episode: Love and the Bowling Ball/Love and the Check/Love and the Hiccups/Love and the Liberated Lady Boss (1971)

60 min | Comedy, Romance

8.5
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Director: Charles R. Rondeau | Stars: Elvia Allman, John Amos, Richard Bakalyan, Sid Caesar

Votes: 6

23. Psych (2006–2014)

TV-PG | 44 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

8.4
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A novice sleuth is hired by the police after he cons them into thinking he has psychic powers which help solve crimes. With the assistance of his reluctant best friend, the duo take on a series of complicated cases.

Stars: James Roday, Dulé Hill, Timothy Omundson, Corbin Bernsen

Votes: 69,728

24. 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: 12,518

25. 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: 2,317

26. The Seventies (2015– )

42 min | Documentary, History

8.4
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A documentary series focusing on the ongoing Vietnam War, the Watergate scandal, evolving music industry, the Iran Hostage Crisis, the sexual revolution, and the rise of foreign and domestic terrorism.

Stars: Douglas Brinkley, Chris Connelly, Tim Naftali, Rick Perlstein

Votes: 581

27. I Love the '80s Strikes Back (2003– )

60 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.4
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Stars: Doug E. Fresh, Boy George, Gilbert Gottfried, Donal Logue

Votes: 663

28. The Ranch (2016– )
Episode: The Cowboy Rides Away (2016)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy

8.4
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Beau tries to make amends with the boys, but it may be too little, too late. A job offer drives a wedge between Rooster and Colt.

Director: David Trainer | Stars: Ashton Kutcher, Danny Masterson, Debra Winger, Sam Elliott

Votes: 121

29. The West Wing (1999–2006)
Episode: We Killed Yamamoto (2002)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama

8.4
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Bartlet and Leo debate on how to deal with the impending visit of the Qumari Defense Minister, whom U.S. intelligence officers have conclusively linked to terrorists. Sam dismisses an ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Schlamme | Stars: Rob Lowe, Dulé Hill, Allison Janney, Janel Moloney

Votes: 331

30. The District (2000–2004)
Episode: Imperfect Victims (2000)

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

8.3
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Ricky's father goes on trial for killing the boy's mother, Temple tries to talk a victim into testifying against a serial rapist and Nick discovers shocking evidence against the mayor.

Director: Richard J. Lewis | Stars: Craig T. Nelson, Justin Theroux, Jayne Brook, Lynne Thigpen

Votes: 9

31. The West Wing (1999–2006)
Episode: Lord John Marbury (2000)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama

8.3
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When India sends troops into Kashmir, President Bartlett calls for a British former ambassador to India to help out - over Leo's strong objections.

Director: Kevin Rodney Sullivan | Stars: Rob Lowe, Moira Kelly, Dulé Hill, Allison Janney

Votes: 467

32. Roots (1977– )
Episode: Part IV (1977)

TV-14 | 90 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.3
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Kunta Kinte's only child, Kizzy, is on the Moore's ranch, older, and with an 18-year old son, George. He is the opposite of Kunta, as Kizzy says, "a slave through and through" and his ... See full summary »

Director: Marvin J. Chomsky | Stars: John Amos, Chuck Connors, Scatman Crothers, Sandy Duncan

Votes: 109

33. Men in Trees (2006–2008)
Episode: Take It Like a Man (2007)

TV-PG | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.3
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Marin and Jane explore their masculine sides, while Sam dabbles in the feminine. Elsewhere, Patrick, Jack and Buzz deal with parenting issues.

Director: Dean White | Stars: Anne Heche, Abraham Benrubi, Emily Bergl, Seana Kofoed

Votes: 32

34. The West Wing (1999–2006)
Episode: The Black Vera Wang (2002)

TV-14 | 41 min | Drama

8.3
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The President and Leo deal with reports of a planned terrorist attack, but more shocking is who is behind it. Sam receives an anonymous package with bad implications for the campaign. C.J. chafes under her Secret Service protection.

Director: Christopher Misiano | Stars: Rob Lowe, Dulé Hill, Allison Janney, Janel Moloney

Votes: 336

35. Good Times (1974–1979)
Episode: The Dinner Party (1975)

TV-PG | Comedy

8.3
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The Evans family fears that neighbor Gertie's secret meatloaf ingredient may be canned dog food.

Director: Herbert Kenwith | Stars: Esther Rolle, John Amos, Ja'net DuBois, Ralph Carter

Votes: 41

36. 30 Rock (2006–2013)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

8.2
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Liz Lemon, head writer of the sketch comedy show "TGS with Tracy Jordan", must deal with an arrogant new boss and a crazy new star, all while trying to run a successful TV show without losing her mind.

Stars: Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, Tracy Morgan, Jack McBrayer

Votes: 95,511

37. Mary Tyler Moore (1970–1977)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.2
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The lives and trials of a young single woman and her friends, both at work and at home.

Stars: Mary Tyler Moore, Edward Asner, Gavin MacLeod, Valerie Harper

Votes: 5,000

38. Ascension Day (2007)

Drama, History

8.2
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A drama focused on Nat Turner and the 1831 slave rebellion in Virginia.

Director: Akosua Busia | Stars: John Amos, Michael Bear, Paul Benjamin, Michael Bretten

Votes: 46

39. The West Wing (1999–2006)
Episode: Debate Camp (2002)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama

8.2
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Sequestered in North Carolina to prepare for the one and only debate between Bartlet and opponent Robert Richie, the staff and several consultants (incl. Andrea Wyatt and Joey Lucas) flash ... See full summary »

Director: Paris Barclay | Stars: Rob Lowe, Dulé Hill, Allison Janney, Janel Moloney

Votes: 346

40. Psych (2006–2014)
Episode: Meat Is Murder, But Murder Is Also Murder (2007)

TV-PG | 44 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

8.2
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Shawn and Gus investigate who poisoned a food critic. Gus's uncle Burton comes to town and tags along on the investigation, so Gus pretends to be psychic.

Director: Eric Laneuville | Stars: James Roday, Dulé Hill, Timothy Omundson, Maggie Lawson

Votes: 465

41. Roots (1977– )
Episode: Part III (1977)

TV-14 | 90 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.2
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The adult Kunta Kinte meets his match in Belle Reynolds, his future bride and mother to daughter Kizzy.

Director: Marvin J. Chomsky | Stars: John Amos, Ji-Tu Cumbuka, Lynda Day George, Louis Gossett Jr.

Votes: 111

42. The West Wing (1999–2006)
Episode: The Dogs of War (2003)

TV-14 | 41 min | Drama

8.2
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Zoey Barlet has been held for over a day. An international crisis looms that could have serious repercussions for the administration, let alone the hostage.

Director: Christopher Misiano | Stars: Stockard Channing, Dulé Hill, Allison Janney, Joshua Malina

Votes: 322

43. Touched by an Angel (1994–2003)
Episode: The Hero (1995)

TV-G | Drama, Family, Fantasy

8.2
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Monica and Tess try to help a sheriff come to terms with his own past while trying to help his son not commit suicide.

Director: Max Tash | Stars: Roma Downey, Della Reese, Bumper Robinson, Brian Patrick Clarke

Votes: 29

44. The District (2000–2004)
Episode: The Jackal (2000)

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

8.2
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A criminal called the Jackal is stalking old people, emptying their bank accounts and murdering them.

Director: Sandy Smolan | Stars: Craig T. Nelson, Justin Theroux, Jayne Brook, Lynne Thigpen

Votes: 10

45. Mary Tyler Moore (1970–1977)
Episode: Where There's Smoke, There's Rhoda (1972)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.2
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A friendship is put to the test when Rhoda temporarily moves in with Mary.

Director: Peter Baldwin | Stars: Mary Tyler Moore, Edward Asner, Valerie Harper, Gavin MacLeod

Votes: 63

46. American Masters (1985– )

90 min | Documentary, Biography

8.1
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Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Past subjects have included ... See full summary »

Stars: Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Peter Bogdanovich, Lee Grant

Votes: 480

47. The West Wing (1999–2006)
Episode: College Kids (2002)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama

8.1
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Josh and Toby have a plan to make college cheaper. Leo starts talking to a lawyer about the Shareef assassination. A judicial ruling on third-party candidates has troubling implications for the campaign.

Director: Alex Graves | Stars: Rob Lowe, Dulé Hill, Allison Janney, Janel Moloney

Votes: 323

48. Good Times (1974–1979)
Episode: Cousin Cleatus (1975)

TV-PG | Comedy

8.1
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The Evans' get a visit from the FBI asking about Florida's nephew, Cleatus. Turns out he is wanted for bank robbery.

Director: Herbert Kenwith | Stars: Esther Rolle, John Amos, Ja'net DuBois, Ralph Carter

Votes: 29

49. Maude (1972–1978)
Episode: Florida's Affair (1973)

30 min | Comedy

8.1
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The furnace repair man that Maude hires has more interest in Florida than in fixing the furnace. He sweeps Florida in his arms for an impromptu dance in the kitchen when Henry walks in.

Director: Hal Cooper | Stars: Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, Adrienne Barbeau, Conrad Bain

Votes: 21

50. Maude (1972–1978)
Episode: Florida's Goodbye (1974)

30 min | Comedy

8.1
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Maude notices Florida has been acting strange lately. She finds out Florida has been trying to find a way to tell Maude she is quitting. Since Florida's husband got a promotion, Florida decided she was going to be a stay-at-home housewife.

Director: Hal Cooper | Stars: Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, Adrienne Barbeau, Esther Rolle

Votes: 19