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1. Wind at My Back (1996–2001)
Episode: By Gosh or by Golly (1997)

60 min | Drama

8.9
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Despite May's assurances that the mine is safe, the miners refuse to go back to work until they are guaranteed by the union that the mine is safe from any explosives. This labor unrest ... See full summary »

Creator: Kevin Sullivan | Director: Roman Buchok | Stars: Shirley Douglas, Cynthia Belliveau, Kathryn Greenwood, Dylan Provencher

Votes: 8

2. Avonlea (1990–1996)

PG | 60 min | Drama, Adventure, Family

8.6
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A young rich girl is sent to live with relatives in Prince Edward Island in early 1900s.

Creator: Fiona McHugh | Stars: Zachary Bennett, Lally Cadeau, Mag Ruffman, Cedric Smith

Votes: 2,687

3. Standing Room Only (1976–1982)

Music

8.5
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Freddie the Freeloader's Christmas Dinner (aka Red Skelton's 's Christmas Dinner) is a TV special that premiered on Home Box Office (HBO) on December 13, 1981. The program stars Red Skelton... See full summary »

Stars: Frank Langella, Red Skelton, Jerry Lee Lewis, Susan Clark

Votes: 6

4. The Forest Rangers (1963–1966)

30 min | Family

8.2
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The Forest Rangers was a Canadian television series that ran from 1963 to 1965. They are the adventures of Junior Rangers in the Canadian wilderness.

Stars: Ralph Endersby, Peter Tully, Graydon Gould, Michael Zenon

Votes: 94

5. Adderly (1986–1988)

Adventure, Comedy

8.2
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V.H. Adderly, a former James Bond style operative for I.S.I., is given a desk job in the Department of Miscellaneous Affairs after losing function in his left hand- the result of torture by... See full summary »

Creator: Elliott Baker | Stars: Winston Rekert, Dixie Seatle, Jonathan Welsh, Ken Pogue

Votes: 96

6. Seeing Things (1981–1987)

Comedy, Mystery

8.1
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A newspaper journalist has strange visions which help him in the solving of crimes.

Creators: David Barlow, Louis Del Grande | Stars: Louis Del Grande, Janet-Laine Green, Martha Gibson, Frank Adamson

Votes: 105

7. For the Record (1976–1984)

8.1
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An collection of docudrama-style short stories on diverse but socially-relevant (and very Canadian) topics such as unemployment, euthanasia, spousal abuse, televangelists, aboriginal issues... See full summary »

Stars: Dixie Seatle, Jayne Eastwood, Tom Butler, Kenneth Welsh

Votes: 10

8. Cinderella Man (2005)

PG-13 | 144 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

8.0
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69 Metascore

The story of James Braddock, a supposedly washed-up boxer who came back to become a champion and an inspiration in the 1930s.

Writers: Cliff Hollingsworth, Akiva Goldsman | Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Russell Crowe, Renée Zellweger, Craig Bierko, Paul Giamatti

Votes: 139,951

9. Wind at My Back (1996–2001)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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A recently widowed mother loses her children to a cold mother-in-law in Ontario during the Great Depression.

Creator: Kevin Sullivan | Stars: Shirley Douglas, Kathryn Greenwood, Dylan Provencher, Tyrone Savage

Votes: 281

10. Seaway (1965– )

60 min | Adventure, Drama

8.0
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Creator: Abraham Polonsky | Stars: Stephen Young, Austin Willis, Jonathan White, Cec Linder

Votes: 24

11. Wind at My Back (1996–2001)
Episode: My Dog Pal (1996)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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The boys, especially Fat, are getting emotionally attached to Pal. Fat even wants to keep him. May, on the other hand, is totally exasperated by Pal's antics. It gets worse for May when ... See full summary »

Creator: Kevin Sullivan | Director: Ken Jubenvill | Stars: Shirley Douglas, Cynthia Belliveau, Kathryn Greenwood, Tyrone Savage

Votes: 5

12. Bizarre (1980–1985)

25 min | Comedy

7.9
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A half hour sketch comedy show that is not politically correct (it was made in the early 1980's). It's not uncommon to see women in their underwear doing whatever is necessary to get a ... See full summary »

Creators: Bob Einstein, Allan Blye | Stars: John Byner, George Allen, Tanya Boyd, Richard Dawson

Votes: 252

13. Forever Knight (1992–1996)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

7.8
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800-year-old vampire Nick Knight quests for redemption as a cop in Toronto, trying to hide his vampiric nature from the rest of the world.

Creators: Barney Cohen, James D. Parriott | Stars: Geraint Wyn Davies, Catherine Disher, Nigel Bennett, John Kapelos

Votes: 1,591

14. The War Next Door (2000– )

30 min | Action, Comedy

7.8
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A retired secret agent and his seemingly-immortal enemy, a world-conquering bad guy, fight it out each week in the suburbs.

Stars: Linden Ashby, Damian Young, Susan Walters, Tara Rosling

Votes: 70

15. Matt and Jenny (1979– )

25 min | Adventure, Family

7.8
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Creator: William Davidson | Stars: Derrick Jones, Megan Follows, Neil Dainard, Duncan Regehr

Votes: 27

16. Bluffing It (1987 TV Movie)

120 min

7.8
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Writers: Linda Johnsson, James Steven Sadwith, Christopher Sands | Director: James Steven Sadwith | Stars: Dennis Weaver, Janet Carroll, Michele Little, Robert Sean Leonard

Votes: 40

17. Forever Knight (1992–1996)
Episode: Fatal Mistake (1993)

Crime, Drama, Horror

7.8
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Stonetree is haunted after killing a young robbery suspect as Nick fights off a ghost from his past.

Creators: James D. Parriott, Barney Cohen | Director: Michael Levine | Stars: Geraint Wyn Davies, Catherine Disher, Gary Farmer, Nigel Bennett

Votes: 10

18. Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (1993–1997)
Episode: Plague (1995)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Tens of thousands of people in the city are getting sick. Caine and the Ancient race to find a cure. Everyone believes a pesticide cloud is at fault but Peter believes there is a more sinister cause.

Writer: Michael Sloan | Director: Mario Azzopardi | Stars: David Carradine, Chris Potter, Michael Caruana, Kim Chan

Votes: 6

19. Friday's Curse (1987–1990)

60 min | Horror

7.7
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Two young antique store owners must recover cursed antiques.

Creators: Larry B. Williams, Frank Mancuso Jr. | Stars: Louise Robey, Chris Wiggins, John D. LeMay, Steve Monarque

Votes: 2,162

20. The Ray Bradbury Theatre (1985–1992)

23 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

7.7
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A Canadian-produced fantastic anthology series scripted by famed science-fiction author Ray Bradbury. Many of the teleplays were based upon Bradbury's novels and short stories.

Creator: Mark Massari | Stars: Ray Bradbury, Frank Whitten, Desmond Kelly, Wayne Robson

Votes: 588

21. Small Sacrifices (1989 TV Movie)

159 min | Drama

7.7
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On the 19th of May 1983 Diane Downs stops at the McKenzie-Williamette-Hospital and cries for help. She is wounded on her arm and her three children are also wounded seriously. She says that... See full summary »

Writers: Ann Rule, Joyce Eliason | Director: David Greene | Stars: Farrah Fawcett, Ryan O'Neal, Gordon Clapp, John Shea

Votes: 680

22. The Littlest Hobo (1979–1985)

Adventure, Drama, Family

7.7
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The wandering adventures of an intelligent german shepherd dog.

Creator: Dorrell McGowan | Stars: London, Allan Royal, Harvey Atkin, Ted Follows

Votes: 612

23. Counterstrike (1990–1993)

60 min | Action, Adventure

7.6
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After his wife is killed in a terrorist operation, international industrialist Alexander Addington assembles a private team of troubleshooters to help combat terrorism around the world.

Stars: Simon MacCorkindale, Christopher Plummer, Tom Kneebone, Andre Mayers

Votes: 130

24. The Edison Twins (1982–1986)

30 min | Family, Comedy

7.6
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The Edison kids are a pair of sibling prodigies who have many adventures where their vast knowledge of science comes in very handy.

Creators: Michael Hirsh, Patrick Loubert | Stars: Andrew Sabiston, Marnie McPhail, Sunny Besen Thrasher, Elva Mai Hoover

Votes: 105

25. Top Cops (1990–1994)

60 min | Action, Crime

7.6
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Police officers throughout North America narrate dramatizations of interesting adventures that have happened to them on the job.

Stars: Steve Adams, Chris Potter, William Colgate, Matt Cooke

Votes: 36

26. For the Record (1976–1984)
Episode: Cementhead (1978)

7.6
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Directors: Edmund Long, Ralph L. Thomas | Stars: Tom Butler, Lorraine Carson, Colleen Collins, Peter Dvorsky

Votes: 7

27. Standing Room Only (1976–1982)
Episode: Red Skelton's Christmas Dinner (1981)

50 min | Music

7.6
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Freddie the Freeloader sets out to have Xmas dinner in a very expensive New York restaurant with his good friend, the Professor. Along the way he stops in a hospital to entertain some ... See full summary »

Writer: Red Skelton | Director: John Trent | Stars: Red Skelton, Vincent Price, Imogene Coca, Jack Duffy

Votes: 122

28. Night Heat (1985–1989)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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The exploits of the detectives of the Mid South Precinct, in a generic North American city not unlike New York (but a lot like Toronto), chronicled through the eyes of newspaper columnist ... See full summary »

Creators: Don Flynn, Sonny Grosso | Stars: Scott Hylands, Allan Royal, Jeff Wincott, Sean McCann

Votes: 212

29. Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (1993–1997)
Episode: Dragonswing (1993)

Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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A group of armed separatists have been robbing a town dry for years. A old friend of Peter's asks for his help after they kidnap a young girl. Peter and Caine put together a ragtag team to take them down.

Stars: David Carradine, Chris Potter, Michael Bowen, Kim Chan

Votes: 14

30. Avonlea (1990–1996)
Episode: Felix and Blackie (1992)

PG | 60 min | Drama, Adventure, Family

7.5
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Felix starts a delivery business using a beat-up cart pulled by the family's old horse, Blackie.

Creator: Fiona McHugh | Director: Allan King | Stars: Sarah Polley, Jackie Burroughs, Zachary Bennett, Gema Zamprogna

Votes: 16

31. Avonlea (1990–1996)
Episode: Vows of Silence (1992)

PG | 60 min | Drama, Adventure, Family

7.5
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Reverend Fitzsimmons is the new preacher at the church. He has a dramatic flair and the belief that the louder he preaches, the closer to God he and his congregation will be. The higher ... See full summary »

Creator: Fiona McHugh | Director: Gilbert M. Shilton | Stars: Sarah Polley, Jackie Burroughs, Patricia Hamilton, Mag Ruffman

Votes: 14

32. Adventures in Rainbow Country (1969– )

24 min

7.3
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Teenager Billy Williams and his sister Hannah live with their mother Nancy at a hunting and fishing lodge in Rainbow Country, the popular name of the North Channel area of Lake Huron in ... See full summary »

Creator: William Davidson | Stars: Stephen Cottier, Buckley Petawabano, Susan Conway, Albert Millaire

Votes: 35

33. King of Kensington (1975–1980)

30 min | Comedy

7.3
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Creator: Perry Rosemond | Stars: Al Waxman, Helene Winston, Fiona Reid, Bob Vinci

Votes: 97

34. The Great Detective (1977– )

60 min | Crime, Mystery

7.3
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Stars: Douglas Campbell, Sandy Webster, Kay Hawtrey, James Duggan

Votes: 19

35. In the Nick of Time (1991 TV Movie)

89 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.3
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Santa Claus is up for retirement after his 300 years, and he searches New York City for a replacement.

Writers: Jon S. Denny, Rick Podell, Michael Preminger, Maryedith Burrell | Director: George Miller | Stars: Lloyd Bridges, Michael Tucker, Cleavon Little, Conrad Bergschneider

Votes: 76

36. Equus (1977)

R | 137 min | Drama, Mystery

7.2
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A psychiatrist attempts to uncover a troubled stable boy's disturbing obsession with horses.

Writer: Peter Shaffer | Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Richard Burton, Peter Firth, Colin Blakely, Joan Plowright

Votes: 5,459

37. Street Legal (1987–1994)

50 min | Drama

7.2
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The professional and private lives of a group of young, aggressive attorneys in partnership together in Toronto.

Creators: Guy Mullally, William Deverell | Stars: C. David Johnson, Eric Peterson, Cynthia Dale, Julie Khaner

Votes: 140

38. Hangin' In (1981–1987)

Comedy

7.2
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Teen counselors deal with a myriad of problems affecting young people at a downtown youth drop-in center.

Creators: Jack Humphrey, Joe Partington, Anna Sandor | Stars: David Eisner, Ruth Springford, Lally Cadeau, Gina Wilkinson

Votes: 30

39. Diamonds (1987–1989)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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Mike and Christina worked together on a television show called "Two of Diamonds". They would eventually fall in love, get married, and get divorced. Years later, they would get back ... See full summary »

Stars: Charles W. Gray, Roland Magdane, Howard Jerome, Nicholas Pasco

Votes: 48

40. The Man Inside (1976 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama

7.2
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An undercover cop infiltrates a major heroin ring. He soon finds himself in a position to take $2 million without anyone knowing about it, a situation made all the more tempting because of ... See full summary »

Writer: Tony Sheer | Director: Gerald Mayer | Stars: James Franciscus, Stefanie Powers, Jacques Godin, Len Birman

Votes: 8

41. Bermuda Grace (1994 TV Movie)

110 min | Comedy

7.1
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Sam Grace; a Philadelphia based private detective teams up with his old friend Trevor Watkins; an English policeman who both go on the trail of an elusive murderer and jewel thief in Bermuda.

Writers: William Davies, William Osborne | Director: Mark Sobel | Stars: William Sadler, David Harewood, Serena Scott Thomas, Andrew Jackson

Votes: 58

42. Mama's Going to Buy You a Mockingbird (1987 TV Movie)

Drama

7.1
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In the 1950s, a teenage boy struggles as his happy family is broken apart when the father he idolizes develops cancer.

Writers: Anna Sandor, Jean Little | Director: Sandy Wilson | Stars: Linda Griffiths, Geoffrey Bowes, Louis Tripp, Marsha Moreau

Votes: 19

43. Friday's Curse (1987–1990)
Episode: My Wife as a Dog (1990)

46 min | Horror

7.1
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A neurotic man uses a cursed dog leash to transform his wife into an obedient and faithful canine.

Writer: Jim Henshaw | Director: Armand Mastroianni | Stars: Louise Robey, Steve Monarque, Chris Wiggins, Denis Forest

Votes: 36

44. The Ray Bradbury Theatre (1985–1992)
Episode: The Screaming Woman (1986)

Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

7.1
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A young girl is playing in a seemingly deserted part of the local wood hears a woman screaming. Is she imagining it? Is it a ghost? Or could it be something worse?

Creator: Mark Massari | Director: Bruce Pittman | Stars: Drew Barrymore, Janet-Laine Green, Roger Dunn, Alan Scarfe

Votes: 90

45. A Man Called Intrepid (1979 TV Mini-Series)

360 min | Adventure, Drama, War

7.0
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During World War II, a wealthy Canadian uses his own money to help the Allies form an espionage network.

Stars: Rochanya Generous, David Niven, Michael York, Barbara Hershey

Votes: 120

46. T and T (1988–1991)

30 min | Drama, Crime

6.9
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T.S. Turner is a former boxer who is accussed of a murder he didn't commit. All was lost but, thanks to public defender Amanda Taler, he was proven innocent. Now he works as private eye and... See full summary »

Stars: Mr. T, David Nerman, Alexandra Amini, Ken James

Votes: 73

47. Riverdale (1997–2000)

6.9
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Creator: Yan Moore | Stars: Richard Anselmo, Stewart Arnott, Tyrone Benskin, Chris Benson

Votes: 21

48. Fish Hawk (1979)

G | 94 min | Drama

6.9
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An embittered, hard-drinking Indian finds himself befriending a young white farmboy, and together they determine to help him end his drinking problems and return to his former life.

Writers: Blanche Hanalis, Mitchell Jayne | Director: Donald Shebib | Stars: Will Sampson, Don Francks, Charles Fields, Mary Pirie

Votes: 72

49. The Shipping News (2001)

R | 111 min | Drama

6.8
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47 Metascore

An emotionally-beaten man with his young daughter moves to his ancestral home in Newfoundland to reclaim his life.

Writers: Annie Proulx, Robert Nelson Jacobs | Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Julianne Moore, Judi Dench, Cate Blanchett

Votes: 27,183

50. Fly Away Home (1996)

PG | 107 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.8
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A father and daughter decide to attempt to lead a flock of orphaned Canada Geese south by air.

Writers: Bill Lishman, Robert Rodat, Vince McKewin | Director: Carroll Ballard | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Anna Paquin, Dana Delany, Terry Kinney

Votes: 18,673