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1. Here's Hollywood (1960–1962)

30 min | Talk-Show

8.8
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Hollywood celebrities are interviewed, often at their homes.

Stars: Dean Miller, Helen O'Connell, Jack Linkletter, Joanne Jordan

Votes: 72

2. Rheingold Theatre (1953–1957)

23 min | Drama

8.7
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Douglas Fairbanks Jr. narrated, produced and frequently starred in this anthology series which presented everything from drama to mystery to farce.

Stars: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Christopher Lee, Ron Randell, Barbara Mullen

Votes: 40

3. The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962–1965)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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A continuation of the dramatic anthology series Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955) hosted by the master of suspense and mystery.

Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Hinton Pope, Jimmy Joyce, Lew Brown

Votes: 2,885

4. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.5
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Of the many anthology series, Playhouse 90 is considered the most ambitious with outstanding talent in front of the camera. Attracting top ranked directors and scripts it was often filmed live including the entire first season.

Stars: Richard Joy, Charles Bickford, Kim Hunter, Malcolm Atterbury

Votes: 203

5. That's Life (1968–1969)

60 min | Comedy, Musical

8.5
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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: 42

6. The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961–1966)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.4
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The misadventures of a TV writer both at work and at home.

Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore, Rose Marie, Morey Amsterdam

Votes: 6,873

7. The Trials of O'Brien (1965–1966)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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A flamboyant, Shakespeare-quoting, New York City defense attorney always seems to get into trouble.

Stars: Peter Falk, Joanna Barnes, Elaine Stritch, David Burns

Votes: 59

8. The Dean Martin Show (1965–1974)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Music

8.3
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Dean Martin hosts with several different celebrities that have several sketches of improv that breaks down comedy, race, and sex all at of the same time.

Stars: Dean Martin, Sandahl Bergman, Dom DeLuise, Bob Newhart

Votes: 929

9. Ivan the Terrible (1976– )

30 min | Comedy

8.3
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Ivan Petrovsky, a decent and hard-working blue-collar man, toils at his menial position as head-waiter at a Moscow hotel in order to provide for his wife, three children, mother-in-law and ... See full summary »

Stars: Nana Visitor, Matthew Barry, Alan Cauldwell, Despo Diamantidou

Votes: 10

10. ABC Weekend Specials (1977–1995)
Episode: The Day the Kids Took Over (1986)

Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.3
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Director: John Fox | Stars: Lou Jacobi, Eddie Barth, Pierre Epstein, Carol Jean Lewis

Votes: 6

11. Barney Miller (1974–1982)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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The captain of a city police station and his staff handle the various local troubles and characters that come to the building.

Stars: Hal Linden, Abe Vigoda, Steve Landesberg, Gregory Sierra

Votes: 3,603

12. The Defenders (1961–1965)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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A Father-Son lawyer duo take a variety of cases that often deal with the important issues of the day.

Stars: E.G. Marshall, Robert Reed, Polly Rowles, Ossie Davis

Votes: 270

13. ABC Weekend Specials (1977–1995)

60 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.2
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A youth anthology series focusing primarily on adaptations of children's literature.

Stars: Willie Tyler, Frank Welker, Hal Smith, Janet Waldo

Votes: 181

14. The Texan (1958–1960)

30 min | Western

8.2
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The Texan, a Civil War Veteran whose reputation of being the fastest gun in the west precedes him, roams across Texas from town to town, not looking for trouble , but trouble finds him.

Stars: Rory Calhoun, Regis Parton, Duncan Lamont, James Drake

Votes: 96

15. The Trial of Adolf Eichmann (1997 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

8.2
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Actual trial footage, emotional recollections of trial witnesses and other key participants provide insight and contrasting perspectives of the Eichmann legacy.

Director: Michaël Prazan | Stars: Edward Asner, Brian Bedford, Larry Block, Eric Bogosian

Votes: 29

16. The Judge and Jake Wyler (1972 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

8.2
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A retired lady judge runs a private detective agency, helped by an ex-con and various parolees.

Director: David Lowell Rich | Stars: Bette Davis, Doug McClure, Eric Braeden, Joan Van Ark

Votes: 319

17. The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961–1966)
Episode: Young Man with a Shoehorn (1965)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.2
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Buddy and Rob run a shoe store they've invested in after chasing off its only full-time salesman.

Director: Jerry Paris | Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Rose Marie, Morey Amsterdam, Larry Mathews

Votes: 59

18. Captain Kangaroo (1955–1992)

TV-G | 60 min | Family

8.1
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Daily children's program hosted by Captain Kangaroo.

Stars: Robert Keeshan, Hugh Brannum, James E. Wall, Deborah Weems

Votes: 825

19. Sanford and Son (1972–1977)
Episode: Steinberg and Son (1975)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.1
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The series spoofs itself when the characters in the new television show "Steinberg and Son" turn out to be Borscht Belt parallels to those in the life of Fred G. Sanford.

Director: James Sheldon | Stars: Redd Foxx, Demond Wilson, Lou Jacobi, Whitman Mayo

Votes: 41

20. Sam Benedict (1962–1963)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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Sam Benedict is the go to lawyer in the San Francisco area with a reputation for winning impossible cases. Trudy has his office running efficiently while Hank keeps things from getting too serious as Benedict's right hand man.

Stars: Edmond O'Brien, Richard Rust, Joan Tompkins, Alexander Lockwood

Votes: 40

21. ABC Stage 67 (1966– )

51 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

8.0
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A weekly anthology of one-hour plays, both original and adapted from literary sources.

Stars: The Doodletown Pipers, Lee Grant, Arthur Kennedy, Diahann Carroll

Votes: 45

22. Sanford and Son (1972–1977)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.9
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The misadventures of a cantankerous junk dealer and his frustrated son.

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

Votes: 5,784

23. St. Elsewhere (1982–1988)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama

7.9
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The lives and work of the staff of St. Eligius Hospital, an old and disrespected Boston teaching hospital.

Stars: Ed Begley Jr., William Daniels, Howie Mandel, David Morse

Votes: 2,680

24. Somerset (1970–1976)

30 min

7.9
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Somerset debuted as another pedestrian daytime drama, revolving around the powerful conglomerate Delaney Brands and its effect on the fictional community of Somerset, Illinois. Two years ... See full summary »

Stars: Philip MacHale, Jameson Parker, Tina Sloan, JoBeth Williams

Votes: 46

25. The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964–1968)

50 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.8
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The two top agents of the United Network Command for Law and Enforcement fight the enemies of peace, particularly the forces of THRUSH.

Stars: Robert Vaughn, David McCallum, Leo G. Carroll, Cosmo Sardo

Votes: 3,670

26. Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)

25 min | Horror, Thriller

7.8
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Dramatizations of many Roald Dahl short stories.

Stars: Roald Dahl, Andrew Ray, Forbes Collins, Richard Johnson

Votes: 1,007

27. Great Performances (1971– )

Biography, Drama, Music

7.8
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Stars: Julie Andrews, Walter Cronkite, Renée Fleming, Plácido Domingo

Votes: 438

28. The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962–1965)
Episode: Dear Uncle George (1963)

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

7.8
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A neighbor's letter about an unfaithful wife disturbs an advice columnist.

Director: Joseph M. Newman | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Gene Barry, John Larkin, Patricia Donahue

Votes: 117

29. Tales from the Darkside (1983–1988)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.7
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A horror anthology series where the viewer is taken through ghost stories, science fiction adventures and creepy, unexplained events.

Stars: Paul Sparer, Catherine Battistone, John Marzilli, Karen Shallo

Votes: 4,086

30. Cagney & Lacey (1981–1988)
Episode: American Dream (1985)

49 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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When a series of arsons all seem to benefit the same company, Cagney and Lacey uncover an extortion operation.

Director: Sharron Miller | Stars: Tyne Daly, Sharon Gless, Al Waxman, Carl Lumbly

Votes: 22

31. King of Kensington (1975–1980)

30 min | Comedy

7.6
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Stars: Al Waxman, Helene Winston, Fiona Reid, Bob Vinci

Votes: 134

32. Melba (1986– )

30 min | Comedy

7.6
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Newly divorced Melba is raising her pre-teen daughter Tracy with the help of her mother Rose. Besides hanging out with her long time best friend Susan, she works at a NYC visitor center with Jack and Gil.

Stars: Melba Moore, Gracie Harrison, Barbara Meek, Jamilla Perry

Votes: 7

33. Barney Miller (1974–1982)
Episode: Stakeout (1975)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Nosy neighbors interfere with a stakeout operation.

Director: John Rich | Stars: Hal Linden, Barbara Barrie, Abe Vigoda, Max Gail

Votes: 62

34. Irma la Douce (1963)

Unrated | 147 min | Comedy, Romance

7.4
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In Paris, a former policeman falls in love with a prostitute, and tries to get her out of that life by paying for all of her time.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Lou Jacobi, Bruce Yarnell

Votes: 13,710 | Gross: $25.25M

35. The Diary of Anne Frank (1959)

Approved | 180 min | Biography, Drama, Family

7.4
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Harrowing story of a young Jewish girl who, with her family and their friends, is forced into hiding in an attic in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam.

Director: George Stevens | Stars: Millie Perkins, Shelley Winters, Joseph Schildkraut, Richard Beymer

Votes: 10,052 | Gross: $5.01M

36. My Favorite Year (1982)

PG | 92 min | Comedy

7.4
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A dissolute matinee idol is slated to appear on a live TV variety show.

Director: Richard Benjamin | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Mark Linn-Baker, Jessica Harper, Joseph Bologna

Votes: 7,334 | Gross: $20.12M

37. The Courtship of Eddie's Father (1969–1972)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.4
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Widower Tom Corbett raises his young son Eddie.

Stars: Bill Bixby, Brandon Cruz, Miyoshi Umeki, Kristina Holland

Votes: 817

38. Avalon (1990)

PG | 128 min | Drama

7.3
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A Polish-Jewish family comes to the USA at the beginning of the Twentieth Century. There, the family and their children try to make themselves a better future in the so-called promised land.

Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Aidan Quinn, Elizabeth Perkins, Leo Fuchs, Eve Gordon

Votes: 5,049 | Gross: $15.74M

39. Make Room for Granddaddy (1970–1971)

30 min | Comedy

7.3
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Stars: Danny Thomas, Marjorie Lord, Angela Cartwright, Michael Hughes

Votes: 34

41. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: Tales from the Hollywood Hills: The Old Reliable (1988)

Biography, Drama, Music

7.3
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Director: Michael Blakemore | Stars: John DiSanti, Rosemary Harris, John Ingle, Tom Isbell

Votes: 10

42. That Girl (1966–1971)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.2
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Ann Marie is a struggling actress living in New York City. In between trying to find jobs acting and modeling she has time for her boyfriend, Don Hollinger, and her dad, Lew Marie.

Stars: Marlo Thomas, Ted Bessell, Lew Parker, Bernie Kopell

Votes: 1,571

43. Little Murders (1971)

PG | 110 min | Comedy

7.2
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Comedy about how New Yorkers are coping with pervasive urban violence, obscene phone calls, rusty water pipes, electrical blackouts, paranoia and ethnic-racial conflict during a typical summer of the 1970s.

Director: Alan Arkin | Stars: Elliott Gould, Marcia Rodd, Vincent Gardenia, Elizabeth Wilson

Votes: 1,983

44. St. Elsewhere (1982–1988)
Episode: Cheers (1985)

TV-PG | Drama

7.2
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Westphal, Craig and Auschlander go to the bar "where everybody knows your name," manned by a skeleton staff (Carla plus patrons Norm and Cliff). These sequences are not played for laughs (... See full summary »

Director: Bruce Paltrow | Stars: Ed Flanders, Norman Lloyd, Ed Begley Jr., Stephen Furst

Votes: 16

45. That Girl (1966–1971)
Episode: Mission Improbable: Part 1 (1969)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.1
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While working as a model, Ann is hired to spy on a competing fashion house's designs.

Director: John Rich | Stars: Marlo Thomas, Ted Bessell, Lou Jacobi, Avery Schreiber

Votes: 9

46. L.A. Law (1986–1994)

46 min | Drama

7.0
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The lives and work of the staff of a major Los Angeles law firm.

Stars: Corbin Bernsen, Jill Eikenberry, Alan Rachins, Michael Tucker

Votes: 3,243

47. Too Close for Comfort (1980–1987)
Episode: Briefly at the Counter (1983)

Comedy

7.0
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Iris falls in love with a man who she believes is highly successful.

Director: Russ Petranto | Stars: Ted Knight, Nancy Dussault, Deborah Van Valkenburgh, Lydia Cornell

Votes: 10

48. The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962–1965)
Episode: Ten Minutes from Now (1964)

48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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The Commissioner of Recreation & Parks receives three life-threatening letters in one week, complaining about the method by which art is selected for museum display. When James Bellington ... See full summary »

Director: Alf Kjellin | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Donnelly Rhodes, Lou Jacobi, Lonny Chapman

Votes: 114

49. Arthur (1981)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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69 Metascore

Arthur is a happy drunk with no pretensions at any ambition. He is also the heir to a vast fortune which he is told will only be his if he marries Susan. He does not love Susan, but she ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Gordon | Stars: Dudley Moore, Liza Minnelli, John Gielgud, Geraldine Fitzgerald

Votes: 22,591 | Gross: $95.46M

50. Love, American Style (1969–1974)

60 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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An anthology comedy series featuring a line up of different celebrity guest stars appearing in anywhere from one, two, three, and four short stories or vignettes within an hour about versions of love and romance.

Stars: Stuart Margolin, Barbara Minkus, William Callaway, Mary Grover

Votes: 1,370