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

43 min | Drama

9.0
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In the wake of his daughter's kidnapping, Bartlet must make a decision between being a father and being President.

Writers: Aaron Sorkin, Debora Cahn, David Gerken, Mark Goffman, David Handelman, William Sind, Paula Yoo, Michael Oates Palmer | Director: Christopher Misiano | Stars: Stockard Channing, Dulé Hill, Allison Janney, Joshua Malina

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

43 min | Drama

8.9
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The assassination of Shareef threatens to become public, the president speaks at Zoe's graduation, and the unthinkable happens.

Writers: Aaron Sorkin, David Gerken, Mark Goffman, David Handelman, Debora Cahn, Paula Yoo, Michael Oates Palmer, William Sind | Director: Alex Graves | Stars: Stockard Channing, Dulé Hill, Allison Janney, Joshua Malina

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

60 min | Drama

8.9
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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 »

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

4. The West Wing (1999–2006)

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

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

Drama

8.8
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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.

Writers: Aaron Sorkin, Peter Parnell, Patrick Caddell | Director: Laura Innes | Stars: Rob Lowe, Moira Kelly, Dulé Hill, Allison Janney

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

42 min | Drama

8.8
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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 »

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

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

41 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.8
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Creators: Terry George, Jack Maple | Director: Richard Compton | Stars: Craig T. Nelson, Justin Theroux, Jayne Brook, Lynne Thigpen

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

90 min | Drama

8.6
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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 »

Writers: Aaron Sorkin, William Sind, Debora Cahn, David Handelman, David Gerken, Paula Yoo | Director: Christopher Misiano | Stars: Rob Lowe, Dulé Hill, Allison Janney, Janel Moloney

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

60 min | Drama

8.6
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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 »

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

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

Drama

8.6
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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 »

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

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

43 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.6
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Creators: Terry George, Jack Maple | Director: Oz Scott | Stars: Craig T. Nelson, Justin Theroux, Jayne Brook, Lynne Thigpen

12. The District (2000–2004)
Episode: Running Towards Fire (2001)

42 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.6
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Creators: Terry George, Jack Maple | Director: Terry George | Stars: Craig T. Nelson, Justin Theroux, Lynne Thigpen, Roger Aaron Brown

13. Psych (2006– )

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

8.5
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A novice sleuth is hired by the police after he cons them into thinking he has psychic powers that help solve crimes. With this assistance of his reluctant best friend the duo take on a series of complicated cases.

Creator: Steve Franks | Stars: James Roday, Dulé Hill, Timothy Omundson, Corbin Bernsen

14. Roots (1977 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Drama, History, War

8.5
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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, Olivia Cole, Ben Vereen, John Amos

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

42 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.5
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Creators: Terry George, Jack Maple | Director: Rod Holcomb | Stars: Craig T. Nelson, Justin Theroux, Lynne Thigpen, Roger Aaron Brown

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

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.4
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Stars: Walt Disney, Kevin Corcoran, Paul Frees, Slim Pickens

17. 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

18. The District (2000–2004)
Episode: Dirty Laundry (2000)

43 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.4
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Creators: Terry George, Jack Maple | Director: Terry George | Stars: Craig T. Nelson, Justin Theroux, Jayne Brook, Lynne Thigpen

19. 30 Rock (2006–2013)

TV-14 | 21 min | Comedy

8.3
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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, Jane Krakowski

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

41 min | Drama

8.3
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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 »

Writers: Aaron Sorkin, John Wells, Josh Singer | Director: Alex Graves | Stars: Stockard Channing, Dulé Hill, Allison Janney, Joshua Malina

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

60 min | Drama

8.3
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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.

Writers: Aaron Sorkin, Paul Redford | Director: Alex Graves | Stars: Rob Lowe, Dulé Hill, Allison Janney, Janel Moloney

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

42 min | Drama

8.3
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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 »

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

23. 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

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

41 min | Drama

8.2
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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 »

Writers: Aaron Sorkin, Peter Noah, Josh Singer | Director: Christopher Misiano | Stars: Dulé Hill, Allison Janney, Joshua Malina, Janel Moloney

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

60 min | Drama

8.2
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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.

Writers: Aaron Sorkin, Patrick Caddell, Lawrence O'Donnell | Director: Kevin Rodney Sullivan | Stars: Rob Lowe, Moira Kelly, Dulé Hill, Allison Janney

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

TV-PG | 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.

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

27. Men in Trees (2006–2008)
Episode: Nice Day for a Dry Wedding: Part 2 (2007)

TV-PG | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.2
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Disasters dog Annie's wedding, and Marin and Jack's last night together is disrupted.

Creator: Jenny Bicks | Director: Jeff Melman | Stars: Anne Heche, Abraham Benrubi, Emily Bergl, Seana Kofoed

28. The District (2000–2004)
Episode: Pilot (2000)

43 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.2
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Creators: Terry George, Jack Maple | Director: Terry George | Stars: Craig T. Nelson, Justin Theroux, Jayne Brook, Lynne Thigpen

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

TV-PG | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.2
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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.

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

30. For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots (2010 TV Movie)

Documentary

8.1
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A two-part, four-hour documentary series honoring African-American servicemen and women.

Writers: Frank Martin, Jeff Stetson | Director: Frank Martin | Stars: Halle Berry, Avery Brooks, Colin Powell, John Amos

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

42 min | Drama

8.1
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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 »

Writers: Aaron Sorkin, William Sind, Michael Oates Palmer, Debora Cahn, David Handelman, David Gerken, Paula Yoo | Director: Paris Barclay | Stars: Rob Lowe, Dulé Hill, Allison Janney, Janel Moloney

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

42 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.1
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Creators: Terry George, Jack Maple | Director: Richard J. Lewis | Stars: Craig T. Nelson, Justin Theroux, Jayne Brook, Lynne Thigpen

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

41 min | Drama

8.1
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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.

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

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

43 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.1
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Creators: Terry George, Jack Maple | Director: Sandy Smolan | Stars: Craig T. Nelson, Justin Theroux, Jayne Brook, Lynne Thigpen

35. Two and a Half Men (2003– )
Episode: This Is Not Gonna End Well (2010)

TV-14 | 21 min | Comedy

8.1
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Jake becomes Charlie's driver after Charlie has his license suspended, and to Charlie's chagrin, Alan makes plans to attend Chelsea's birthday party.

Writers: Chuck Lorre, Lee Aronsohn, Eddie Gorodetsky, Susan Beavers, Jim Patterson, David Richardson, Mark Roberts, Don Foster | Director: Lee Aronsohn | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Jon Cryer, Angus T. Jones, Jennifer Taylor

36. The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990–1996)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

8.0
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The Banks family, a respectable Californian family, take in a relative - Will Smith, a street-smart teenager from Philadelphia. The idea is to make him respectable, responsible and mature, but Will has got other plans...

Creator: Andy Borowitz | Stars: Will Smith, James Avery, Alfonso Ribeiro, Karyn Parsons

37. Lie to Me (2009–2011)

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

8.0
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Dr. Cal Lightman teaches a course in body language and makes an honest fortune exploiting it. He's employed by various public authorities in various investigations, doing more when the ... See full summary »

Creator: Samuel Baum | Stars: Tim Roth, Kelli Williams, Brendan Hines, Monica Raymund

38. Sanford and Son (1972–1977)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.0
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The misadventures of a cantankerous junk dealer and his frustrated son.

Stars: Redd Foxx, Demond Wilson, LaWanda Page, Don Bexley

39. Untitled Martin Lawrence Project (2012 TV Movie)

Comedy

8.0
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A widowed father of two teenagers, after losing his job in construction, joins the police academy and becomes a cop at the age of 46.

Creators: Mike Lisbe, Nate Reger | Director: Fred Savage | Stars: Martin Lawrence, Ethan Suplee, Regina Hall, John Amos

40. Life After (2009– )

Biography

8.0
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Stars: Flo Anthony, S. Tia Brown, Clay Cane, Kim Osorio

41. Ascension Day (2007)

Drama, History

8.0
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A drama focused on Nat Turner and the 1831 slave rebellion in Virginia.

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

42. Remembering 'Roots' (2002 Video)

19 min | Documentary, Short

8.0
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Director: Jeffrey Lerner | Stars: John Amos, Edward Asner, William Blinn, Georg Stanford Brown

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

43 min | Drama

8.0
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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.

Writers: Aaron Sorkin, Debora Cahn, Mark Goffman, William Sind, David Handelman, David Gerken, Paula Yoo | Director: Alex Graves | Stars: Rob Lowe, Dulé Hill, Allison Janney, Janel Moloney

44. 30 Rock (2006–2013)
Episode: Let's Stay Together (2010)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

8.0
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Jack tries to embrace diversity to satisfy a grandstanding congresswoman who could potentially block the NBC/KableTown deal, and Jenna tries to help Kenneth get his page job back.

Writers: Tina Fey, Jack Burditt | Director: John Riggi | Stars: Tina Fey, Tracy Morgan, Jane Krakowski, Jack McBrayer

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

41 min | Drama

8.0
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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.

Writers: Aaron Sorkin, John Wells, Josh Singer | Director: Christopher Misiano | Stars: Stockard Channing, Dulé Hill, Allison Janney, Joshua Malina

46. My Name Is Earl (2005–2009)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.9
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A ne'er do well wins $100,000 in the lottery and decides to right all the wrongs from his past with his newfound realization.

Stars: Jason Lee, Ethan Suplee, Jaime Pressly, Nadine Velazquez

47. I Love the '70s (2003– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary, Comedy, History

7.9
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Stars: Bo Derek, Erik Estrada, Leif Garrett, Isaac Hayes

48. TV Land Confidential (2005– )

30 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.9
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Untold stories of your favorite TV shows as told by the people who were there.

Creator: David P. Levin | Stars: John Amos, Butch Patrick, Tina Cole, Bea Arthur

49. Men in Trees (2006–2008)
Episode: Nice Girls Finish Frist (2007)

TV-PG | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.9
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Jane experiments with working in Alaska, and Marin's need to be the nice girl puts her in a couple awkward situations.

Creator: Jenny Bicks | Director: Jeff Melman | Stars: Anne Heche, Abraham Benrubi, Emily Bergl, Seana Kofoed

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

Drama, History, War

7.9
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Writers: Alex Haley, James Lee | Stars: John Amos, Tina Andrews, LeVar Burton, Chuck Connors