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1. WKRP in Cincinnati (1978–1982)
Episode: Turkeys Away (1978)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

9.5
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Feeling left out by all the recent changes, Mr. Carlson decides to launch his own Thanksgiving promotion. With the aid of Herb and Les, the Big Guy turns a routine turkey give-away into a comic catastrophe.

Director: Michael Zinberg | Stars: Gary Sandy, Gordon Jump, Loni Anderson, Richard Sanders

Votes: 486

2. Oliver Beene (2003–2004)
Episode: Superhero (2004)

Comedy, Adventure

9.4
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Oliver can't take a good picture and a new suit for picture day won't solve the problem. So he decides to wear a superhero costume instead. Ted is jealous when his beloved baseball coach starts spending time with Elke.

Stars: Grant Rosenmeyer, Grant Shaud, Wendy Makkena, Andrew Lawrence

Votes: 32

3. Head of the Class (1986–1991)
Episode: Cold Turkey (1986)

Comedy

9.3
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Charlie spends Thanksgiving with Dr. Samuels.

Director: Lee Shallat Chemel | Stars: Howard Hesseman, William G. Schilling, Jeannetta Arnette, Leslie Bega

Votes: 6

4. Head of the Class (1986–1991)
Episode: As Time Goes By (1986)

Comedy

9.2
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Samuels informs Moore that someone from the School board will be coming to observe the IHP he knows it's a woman and he wants Charlie to charm her. Charlie says no. But when he meets her, ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Baldwin | Stars: Howard Hesseman, William G. Schilling, Jeannetta Arnette, Leslie Bega

Votes: 5

5. Super Night of Rock 'n' Roll (1984 TV Movie)

Music

9.1
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Director: Malcolm Leo | Stars: Donny Baldwin, Chuck Berry, James Brown, Craig Chaquico

Votes: 8

6. Head of the Class (1986–1991)
Episode: Rebel Without a Class (1987)

Comedy

9.0
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Eric takes delight in tormenting another teacher. The man Is so frustrated that he turns to Charlie for help.

Director: Bill Davis | Stars: Howard Hesseman, William G. Schilling, Jeannetta Arnette, Leslie Bega

Votes: 5

7. Head of the Class (1986–1991)
Episode: Teacher's Teacher (1986)

Comedy

8.9
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The teacher, whom Moore has been filling in for, comes back but says he won't takeover until next week. So Moore decides to make the best of his final week. But the man keeps on popping in while Moore is trying to conduct a class.

Director: Lee Shallat Chemel | Stars: Howard Hesseman, William G. Schilling, Jeannetta Arnette, Leslie Bega

Votes: 7

8. House M.D. (2004–2012)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Mystery

8.8
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An antisocial maverick doctor who specializes in diagnostic medicine does whatever it takes to solve puzzling cases that come his way using his crack team of doctors and his wits.

Stars: Hugh Laurie, Omar Epps, Robert Sean Leonard, Jesse Spencer

Votes: 344,810

9. Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever (1983 TV Movie)

130 min | Documentary, Music

8.8
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Motown greats come home to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Motown Records. Big names like Smokey Robinson, The Temptations, The Four Tops, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross and The ... See full summary »

Director: Don Mischer | Stars: Adam Ant, Nick Ashford, Florence Ballard, Renaldo Benson

Votes: 225

10. WKRP in Cincinnati (1978–1982)
Episode: An Explosive Affair: Part 1 (1981)

TV-PG | Comedy

8.8
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In the first of this two-part series, WKRP receives a terrorist bomb threat.

Director: Linda Day | Stars: Gary Sandy, Gordon Jump, Loni Anderson, Richard Sanders

Votes: 49

11. WKRP in Cincinnati (1978–1982)
Episode: An Explosive Affair: Part 2 (1981)

TV-PG | Comedy

8.8
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Conclusion of two-part series. WKRP receives a terrorist bomb threat.

Director: Linda Day | Stars: Gary Sandy, Gordon Jump, Loni Anderson, Richard Sanders

Votes: 47

12. WKRP in Cincinnati (1978–1982)
Episode: Clean Up Radio Everywhere (1981)

TV-PG | Comedy

8.8
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A preacher with Clean Up Radio Everywhere wants WKRP to stop playing specific songs due to the lyrics. Mr. Carlson thinks the station should cooperate, while the rest say the songs are classics and shouldn't be subjected to censorship.

Director: Linda Day | Stars: Gary Sandy, Gordon Jump, Loni Anderson, Richard Sanders

Votes: 54

13. WKRP in Cincinnati (1978–1982)
Episode: Fish Story (1979)

TV-PG | 23 min | Comedy

8.8
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In an episode hated by creator Hugh Wilson, but loved by the fans, we see a day in the life of WKRP. Johnny and Venus are participating in a "Drinking and Response Time" on-air promotion. ... See full summary »

Director: Asaad Kelada | Stars: Gary Sandy, Gordon Jump, Loni Anderson, Richard Sanders

Votes: 104

14. WKRP in Cincinnati (1978–1982)
Episode: The Consultant (1981)

TV-PG | Comedy

8.8
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Mother Carlson hires a radio doctor to evaluate the station and Andy worries when the doctor threatens to write a poor review if the station doesn't buy his services.

Director: Dolores Ferraro | Stars: Gary Sandy, Gordon Jump, Loni Anderson, Richard Sanders

Votes: 58

15. WKRP in Cincinnati (1978–1982)
Episode: Up and Down the Dial (1982)

TV-PG | Comedy

8.8
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Mama Carlson announces plans to change WKRP's format.

Director: George Gaynes | Stars: Gary Sandy, Gordon Jump, Loni Anderson, Richard Sanders

Votes: 56

16. Head of the Class (1986–1991)
Episode: You've Got a Friend (1986)

Comedy

8.8
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Arvid Engen does a project with Sarah Nevins and there are feelings developing between them.

Director: Art Dielhenn | Stars: Howard Hesseman, William G. Schilling, Jeannetta Arnette, Leslie Bega

Votes: 6

17. Lie to Me (2009–2011)
Episode: Beat the Devil (2010)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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Dr. Lightman is convinced that one of his former protégé's students is a sociopath connected to a woman's disappearance, but everyone else is skeptical. Meanwhile, Torres and Loker help a high school teacher who thinks he saw an UFO.

Director: Vahan Moosekian | Stars: Tim Roth, Kelli Williams, Brendan Hines, Monica Raymund

Votes: 647

18. WKRP in Cincinnati (1978–1982)
Episode: Filthy Pictures: Part 1 (1980)

TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy

8.7
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Andy and Jennifer agree do a photo shoot for a charity. While dressing after the session is done, the photographer for the photo shoot, takes nude photos of Jennifer without her knowledge and tries to blackmail her.

Director: Rod Daniel | Stars: Gary Sandy, Gordon Jump, Loni Anderson, Richard Sanders

Votes: 49

19. WKRP in Cincinnati (1978–1982)
Episode: Filthy Pictures: Part 2 (1980)

TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy

8.7
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After the nude photos of Jennifer and the blackmail plot is revealed, the radio staff tries to recover the photos and negatives from the unscrupulous photographer.

Director: Rod Daniel | Stars: Gary Sandy, Gordon Jump, Loni Anderson, Richard Sanders

Votes: 50

20. WKRP in Cincinnati (1978–1982)
Episode: In Concert (1980)

TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy

8.7
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The staff find themselves consumed with guilt for promoting a Who concert at Riverfront Coliseum when its general admission policy causes a terrible tragedy.

Director: Linda Day | Stars: Gary Sandy, Gordon Jump, Loni Anderson, Richard Sanders

Votes: 76

21. Touched by an Angel (1994–2003)
Episode: Monica's Bad Day (2000)

TV-G | Drama, Family, Fantasy

8.7
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While learning to parallel park, Monica bumps into a man who walks in front of the car. While not hurt, he is rude to her. Monica is upset and it seems to affect her whole day regardless of how she tries to make it up to him.

Director: Timothy Van Patten | Stars: Roma Downey, Della Reese, John Dye, Doug E. Doug

Votes: 22

22. The Rockford Files (1974–1980)
Episode: The House on Willis Avenue (1978)

120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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When a fellow P.I. is killed on the Ventura freeway, Jim and Richie Brockelman team up to find out if it really was an accident.

Director: Hy Averback | Stars: James Garner, Noah Beery Jr., Joe Santos, Jackie Cooper

Votes: 98

23. Head of the Class (1986–1991)
Episode: The Outsider (1986)

Comedy

8.7
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Director: Kim Friedman | Stars: Howard Hesseman, William G. Schilling, Jeannetta Arnette, Leslie Bega

Votes: 6

24. Focus on Fishko (1983)

37 min | Short, Comedy

8.6
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This short film satirizes France's auteur theory. An earnest French film critic rediscovers the work of washed-up grade-Z movie director Seymour Z. Fishko("Revenge of the 80-Foot Stripper,"... See full summary »

Director: Peter Bonerz | Stars: Angela Aames, Frank Biro, Ray Colbert, Caroline Ducrocq

Votes: 5

25. WKRP in Cincinnati (1978–1982)
Episode: Baby, It's Cold Inside (1981)

TV-PG | Comedy

8.6
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The heat has gone out at the Flimm Building. But Johnny (Hessman) has ideas of his own on how to keep his co-workers warm.

Director: Rod Daniel | Stars: Gary Sandy, Gordon Jump, Loni Anderson, Richard Sanders

Votes: 43

26. Head of the Class (1986–1991)
Episode: Critical Choices (1986)

Comedy

8.6
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Moore is putting on his own version of Hamlet. He lets the class be the first ones to see it. He then asks them to write their critique of it. At class when he sees them; most of the class pan it.

Director: Lee Shallat Chemel | Stars: Howard Hesseman, William G. Schilling, Jeannetta Arnette, Leslie Bega

Votes: 8

27. The Pretender (1996–2000)
Episode: Extreme (1999)

Drama, Sci-Fi, Mystery

8.6
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Jarod joins a reckless extreme-sports group to discover the truth behind an alleged bungee jump 'accident' that left its victim in a coma. Meanwhile, Jarod uses a game show motif to send ... See full summary »

Director: Scott Lautanen | Stars: Michael T. Weiss, Andrea Parker, Patrick Bauchau, Jon Gries

Votes: 32

28. WKRP in Cincinnati (1978–1982)
Episode: Hotel Oceanview (1980)

TV-PG | Comedy

8.6
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WKRP books a meeting room at the Hotel Oceanview in Dayton, to entice the Vicki Von Vicki Jeans company to advertise with them. Andy has problems with the slide projector while Mr. Carlson ... See full summary »

Director: Rod Daniel | Stars: Gary Sandy, Gordon Jump, Loni Anderson, Richard Sanders

Votes: 49

29. WKRP in Cincinnati (1978–1982)
Episode: Jennifer and the Will (1981)

TV-PG | Comedy

8.6
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When an elderly gentleman friend of Jennifer's dies, the man's family blames her for stealing his fortune.

Director: Dolores Ferraro | Stars: Gary Sandy, Gordon Jump, Loni Anderson, Richard Sanders

Votes: 50

30. WKRP in Cincinnati (1978–1982)
Episode: Real Families (1980)

TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy

8.6
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The Tarlek family is profiled on "Real Families". Herb and people being interviewed seem rehearsed, so the producers of the show "dig deep" and expose the real Tarlek family.

Director: Rod Daniel | Stars: Gary Sandy, Gordon Jump, Loni Anderson, Richard Sanders

Votes: 58

31. House M.D. (2004–2012)
Episode: Sex Kills (2006)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Mystery

8.6
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House and the team struggle to diagnose one patient in order to save another. Clinic Case: College student claims he has the hots for heifers.

Director: David Semel | Stars: Hugh Laurie, Lisa Edelstein, Omar Epps, Robert Sean Leonard

Votes: 1,558

32. Faerie Tale Theatre (1982–1987)

50 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

8.5
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Inspired by an earlier children's series, Shirley Temple's Storybook (1958), Shelley Duvall hosts this series featuring some of the best known actors in Hollywood performing adaptations of ... See full summary »

Stars: Shelley Duvall, John Achorn, Patrick DeSantis, David McCharen

Votes: 1,515

33. Mannix (1967–1975)
Episode: A Ransom for Yesterday (1975)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.5
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A suddenly demanded ransom of $250,000, leads to Mannix to becoming involved in an unsolved and closed case regarding a kidnapped boy....which took place over 5 years ago.

Director: Bill Bixby | Stars: Mike Connors, Gail Fisher, Diana Hyland, Dabney Coleman

Votes: 15

34. WKRP in Cincinnati (1978–1982)
Episode: Jennifer's Home for Christmas (1979)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.5
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Christmas is coming up and everyone at the station is anxious to leave and start their holiday plans...everyone, except for Jennifer. Jennifer seems as if she has no holiday plans and is ... See full summary »

Director: Rod Daniel | Stars: Gary Sandy, Gordon Jump, Loni Anderson, Richard Sanders

Votes: 41

35. 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: 72,496

36. Boston Legal (2004–2008)

TV-14 | 44 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.4
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Boston Legal is a spin-off of the long-running David E. Kelley series The Practice (1997), following the exploits of former Practice character Alan Shore (James Spader) at the legal firm of Crane, Poole, and Schmidt.

Stars: James Spader, William Shatner, Candice Bergen, Rene Auberjonois

Votes: 38,230

37. 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: 2,510

38. Head of the Class (1986–1991)
Episode: Don't Play with Matches (1988)

Comedy

8.4
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Director: Art Dielhenn | Stars: Howard Hesseman, William G. Schilling, Jeannetta Arnette, Leslie Bega

Votes: 5

39. WKRP in Cincinnati (1978–1982)
Episode: Mike Fright (1979)

TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy

8.4
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When a garbage strike hits Cincinnati, Johnny jokingly tells the listeners to drop their garbage off on the steps of city hall. Hundreds of listeners do what he says and the city is ... See full summary »

Director: Will Mackenzie | Stars: Gary Sandy, Gordon Jump, Loni Anderson, Richard Sanders

Votes: 47

40. Head of the Class (1986–1991)
Episode: The Way We Weren't (1986)

Comedy

8.4
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The class enters an essay contest about the history of NYC, but Mr. Moore thinks they should write about what lead them to NYC for an extra assignment and some suprising family history is unveiled.

Director: Andrew D. Weyman | Stars: Howard Hesseman, William G. Schilling, Jeannetta Arnette, Leslie Bega

Votes: 5

41. WKRP in Cincinnati (1978–1982)
Episode: Venus and the Man (1981)

TV-PG | Comedy

8.4
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The station's cleaning lady asks Venus a favor. Her son wants to drop out of high school. She wants Venus to talk to her son, a gang member, about staying in school. Venus bets the boy he can make learning more interesting.

Director: Rod Daniel | Stars: Gary Sandy, Gordon Jump, Loni Anderson, Richard Sanders

Votes: 57

42. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.3
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Widower Sheriff Andy Taylor, and his son Opie, live with Andy's Aunt Bee in Mayberry, North Carolina. With virtually no crimes to solve, most of Andy's time is spent philosophizing and calming down his cousin Deputy Barney Fife.

Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Frances Bavier

Votes: 9,523

43. Skyward (1980 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

8.3
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An aging Bette Davis is a flight instructor at an old Texas airport. When a young girl in a wheelchair finds the airport by watching gliders fly, she decides she wants to learn how to fly. ... See full summary »

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Bette Davis, Howard Hesseman, Marion Ross, Clu Gulager

Votes: 436

44. The 33rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (1981 TV Special)

8.3
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Primetime Emmy Award is the main American award in area of television, annually handed by the American television academy.

Director: Steve Binder | Stars: Mason Adams, Jed Allan, Loni Anderson, Bea Arthur

Votes: 27

45. WKRP in Cincinnati (1978–1982)
Episode: A Mile in My Shoes (1980)

TV-PG | Comedy

8.3
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Andy tells Herb to collect past due bills from sales clients. But Herb is called for jury duty so Andy takes over the sales department. Andy finds out just how hard it is to deal with the clients. Venus becomes acting Programming Director.

Director: Rod Daniel | Stars: Gary Sandy, Gordon Jump, Loni Anderson, Richard Sanders

Votes: 35

46. Family (1976–1980)
Episode: A Special Kind of Loving (1976)

Drama, Family

8.3
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Willie meets Salina McGee and falls in love, leading to Buddy's jealousy, who needs him to help her overcome her fear of diving.

Director: Randal Kleiser | Stars: Sada Thompson, James Broderick, Elayne Heilveil, Gary Frank

Votes: 16

47. WKRP in Cincinnati (1978–1982)
Episode: Ask Jennifer (1981)

TV-PG | Comedy

8.3
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Herb finally comes up with a good idea; add a call in advice show to the stations line up. Against their better judgment they let Herb find the host. He promises he can get the job done in ... See full summary »

Director: Linda Day | Stars: Gary Sandy, Gordon Jump, Loni Anderson, Richard Sanders

Votes: 38

48. Head of the Class (1986–1991)
Episode: Back to the Future (1986)

Comedy

8.3
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The class stages a mock reunion when Charlie expresses displeasure for his own high school reunion.

Director: John Tracy | Stars: Howard Hesseman, William G. Schilling, Jeannetta Arnette, Leslie Bega

Votes: 13

49. WKRP in Cincinnati (1978–1982)
Episode: Baseball (1979)

TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy

8.3
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Les, while never being able to participate in sports as a child, has dreams of greatness on the baseball diamond. He accepts a challenge from rival station WPIG for WKRP to play them in a ... See full summary »

Director: Hugh Wilson | Stars: Gary Sandy, Gordon Jump, Loni Anderson, Richard Sanders

Votes: 59

50. WKRP in Cincinnati (1978–1982)
Episode: Hoodlum Rock (1978)

TV-PG | 23 min | Comedy

8.3
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WKRP promotes a concert for the well dressed and spoken, and gleefully violent, rock band, Scum of the Earth.

Director: Michael Zinberg | Stars: Gary Sandy, Gordon Jump, Loni Anderson, Richard Sanders

Votes: 129