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1. Deadwood (2004–2006)
Episode: Sold Under Sin (2004)

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, History

9.2
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General Crook rolls into Deadwood with his troops, known as "Custer's avengers," and the Yankton magistrate, Clagett, prompting a parade and business solicitations from E.B. Farnum and Cy ... See full summary »

Director: Davis Guggenheim | Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker, Jim Beaver

Votes: 966

2. Deadwood (2004–2006)
Episode: Here Was a Man (2004)

TV-MA | 58 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.9
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Swearengen directs Farnum to buy back the Garret claim. Garret's wife, Alma, prevails on Calamity Jane and Wild Bill for help with the claim issue. Hickok's respect for Bullock grows and, ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Taylor | Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker, Jim Beaver

Votes: 997

3. The Simpsons (1989– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

8.8
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The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.

Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 294,154

4. Forrest Gump (1994)

PG-13 | 142 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.8
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82 Metascore

While not intelligent, Forrest Gump has accidentally been present at many historic moments, but his true love, Jenny Curran, eludes him.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Sally Field

Votes: 1,388,224 | Gross: $329.69M

5. Ricky Jay and His 52 Assistants (1996 TV Movie)

58 min | Comedy

8.8
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Sleight of hand magician Ricky Jay, blends light comedy and close up magic to entertain a live audience. He discusses everything from the birth of the classic cup and balls trick to 14th century poetry.

Director: David Mamet | Star: Ricky Jay

Votes: 144

6. The X-Files (1993– )

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.7
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Two FBI agents, Fox Mulder the believer and Dana Scully the skeptic, investigate the strange and unexplained, while hidden forces work to impede their efforts.

Stars: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi, William B. Davis

Votes: 162,950

7. Deadwood (2004–2006)

TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.7
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A show set in the late 1800s, revolving around the characters of Deadwood, South Dakota; a town of deep corruption and crime.

Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker, Brad Dourif

Votes: 72,082

8. Deadwood (2004–2006)
Episode: Mister Wu (2004)

TV-MA | 53 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.7
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An opium theft leaves Swearengen trying to find a common language with his supplier, and navigating murky waters to deal with the mess. Meanwhile, Silas Adams, bagman for the magistrate ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Minahan | Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker, Jim Beaver

Votes: 858

9. Rock Concert (1973–1980)

90 min | Music

8.6
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Weekly late-night progressive rock bands, many very well known, with some soft-pop (later) and occasional comic routines.

Stars: Don Kirshner, Gary Mule Deer, The Village Idiots, Natural Gas

Votes: 63

10. Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood (2010– )

Documentary, History

8.6
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The history of Hollywood film from the medium's invention to the birth of the New Hollywood in 1970.

Stars: Christopher Plummer, Daniel Selznick, Gregory Orr, Samuel Goldwyn Jr.

Votes: 297

11. Deadwood (2004–2006)
Episode: Jewel's Boot Is Made for Walking (2004)

TV-MA | 58 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.6
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Alma's father, Otis Russell, arrives from New York to "help" with her claim. Swearengen strikes a bargain with Adams to rid him of some legal baggage involving the arriving magistrate. ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Shill | Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker, Jim Beaver

Votes: 818

12. The Prestige (2006)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.5
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66 Metascore

After a tragic accident two stage magicians engage in a battle to create the ultimate illusion whilst sacrificing everything they have to outwit the other.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson, Michael Caine

Votes: 933,556 | Gross: $53.08M

13. The Secret Cabaret (1990–1992)

Mystery

8.5
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Stars: Charlotte Chatton, Sarah Cresswell, Simon Drake, Anthony Georghiou

Votes: 8

14. The Unit (2006–2009)
Episode: Pandemonium: Part Two (2007)

TV-14 | 45 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

8.5
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Mack has been abducted for more torture, and the unit reunites to rescue him and clear their names.

Director: Steven DePaul | Stars: Dennis Haysbert, Regina Taylor, Robert Patrick, Audrey Marie Anderson

Votes: 134

15. The Unit (2006–2009)
Episode: Paradise Lost (2007)

TV-14 | 45 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

8.5
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The Team's world collapses when they return from a successful mission to discover The Unit has been shut down and all Unit members are under governmental investigation for secret misdeeds ... See full summary »

Director: Vahan Moosekian | Stars: Dennis Haysbert, Regina Taylor, Robert Patrick, Audrey Marie Anderson

Votes: 137

16. 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: 2,395

17. ABC Late Night (1973–1975)

90 min | Comedy, Music

8.4
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Stars: Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford, Steve Allen, Phyllis Diller

Votes: 68

18. Deadwood (2004–2006)
Episode: Plague (2004)

TV-MA | 52 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.4
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Bullock encounters native resistance in his quest to bring a murderer to justice. Swearengen presses Farnum to keep tabs on Alma and Trixie. After an outbreak of smallpox hits Deadwood, the... See full summary »

Director: Davis Guggenheim | Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker, Jim Beaver

Votes: 865

19. Deadwood (2004–2006)
Episode: Reconnoitering the Rim (2004)

TV-MA | 52 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.4
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Competition arrives for Swearengen in the form of the Bella Union, a new gambling outfit from Chicago operated by savvy Cy Tolliver, Madame Joanie Stubbs and gaming guru Eddie Sawyer. ... See full summary »

Director: Davis Guggenheim | Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker, Jim Beaver

Votes: 962

20. Flashforward (2009–2010)
Episode: Revelation Zero: Part 2 (2010)

TV-14 | 41 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.4
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Mark is suspended from the FBI, & Demetri must partner with Agent Vogel. Mark continues his investigation into Lloyd's kidnapping while seeing a psychiatrist. Janis investigates Simon, who is trying to steal files from Lloyd's computer.

Directors: Constantine Makris, John Polson | Stars: Joseph Fiennes, John Cho, Jack Davenport, Zachary Knighton

Votes: 469

21. The X-Files (1993– )
Episode: The Amazing Maleeni (2000)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.4
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Mulder and Scully investigate the apparent murder of a magician who was decapitated just minutes after he was able to perform the trick of turning his head around 360 degrees. The agents ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas J. Wright | Stars: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Ricky Jay, Jonathan Levit

Votes: 1,849

22. MythBusters (2003– )

TV-PG | 44 min | Documentary, Mystery, Reality-TV

8.3
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A weekly documentary in which two Hollywood special effects experts attempt to debunk urban legends by directly testing them.

Stars: Robin Banks, Jamie Hyneman, Adam Savage, Robert Lee

Votes: 47,269

23. Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993–2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.3
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Conan O'Brien, a Harvard Lampoon alumnus, hosts this late-night comedy/talk-show which is often silly and whimsical.

Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Joel Godard, Max Weinberg

Votes: 14,918

24. Deadwood (2004–2006)
Episode: No Other Sons or Daughters (2004)

TV-MA | 58 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.3
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With annexation of Deadwood looming, Swearengen calls a meeting to set up an informal government. Bullock and Alma compare notes on Ellsworth and each other, and Farnum gets a ... See full summary »

Director: Ed Bianchi | Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker, Jim Beaver

Votes: 812

25. Flashforward (2009–2010)
Episode: Revelation Zero: Part 1 (2010)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.3
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Mark is suspended from the FBI, & Demetri must partner with Agent Vogel. Mark continues his investigation into Lloyd's kidnapping while seeing a psychiatrist. Janis investigates Simon, who is trying to steal files from Lloyd's computer.

Director: John Polson | Stars: Joseph Fiennes, John Cho, Jack Davenport, Zachary Knighton

Votes: 479

26. Deadwood (2004–2006)
Episode: The Trial of Jack McCall (2004)

TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.3
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Swearengen transforms the Gem into a courtroom as Deadwood is forced to make its own laws to try a cowardly murderer. With Calamity Jane off on a bender, Trixie is enlisted by Swearengen to... See full summary »

Director: Ed Bianchi | Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker, Jim Beaver

Votes: 899

27. Getting On (2013–2015)
Episode: Turnips... North Day... Yes, yes. (2014)

TV-MA | 29 min | Comedy

8.3
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Computer system failure causes issues throughout the hospital.

Director: Becky Martin | Stars: Laurie Metcalf, Alex Borstein, Niecy Nash, Mel Rodriguez

Votes: 47

28. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

8.1
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A famous guest host stars in parodies and sketches created by the cast of this witty show.

Stars: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond, Kenan Thompson

Votes: 35,383

29. The Unit (2006–2009)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

8.1
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Hour long show which looks at the life of American super-secret operators.

Stars: Dennis Haysbert, Regina Taylor, Audrey Marie Anderson, Robert Patrick

Votes: 17,485

30. A Midsummer Night's Dream (I) (1982 TV Movie)

Comedy, Fantasy

8.1
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Theseus has defeated Hippolyta in battle, and now claims her as his bride. But before the nuptials begin, a pair of young lovers flee into the forest to be married, pursued by a pair of ... See full summary »

Director: Emile Ardolino | Stars: Diane Venora, James Hurdle, Ricky Jay, Ralph Drischell

Votes: 72

31. The Wil Shriner Show (1987–1988)

Comedy

8.1
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Stars: Wil Shriner, Rich Hall, Deidre Hall, Ricky Jay

Votes: 14

32. Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood (2010– )
Episode: Peepshow Pioneers: 1889-1907 (2010)

119 min | Documentary, History

8.1
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Audiences were watching projected images as early as the 18th century. But the pictures were drawings, and they didn't move. That would come in the 1880s. The first movie pioneers were ... See full summary »

Stars: Christopher Plummer, Terry Borton, Paul Israel, Charles Musser

Votes: 39

33. Deadwood (2004–2006)
Episode: Suffer the Little Children (2004)

TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.1
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Deadwood breathes easier when some riders arrive in town with the smallpox vaccine, and word of a possible treaty with the Sioux. The results of Bullock's analysis of her gold claim move ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Minahan | Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker, Jim Beaver

Votes: 974

34. Lie to Me (2009–2011)

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

8.0
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About Cal Lightman, the world's leading deception expert who studies facial expressions and involuntary body language to expose the truth behind the lies.

Stars: Tim Roth, Kelli Williams, Brendan Hines, Monica Raymund

Votes: 95,096

35. Magnolia (1999)

R | 188 min | Drama

8.0
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77 Metascore

An epic mosaic of interrelated characters in search of love, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jason Robards, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Votes: 252,497 | Gross: $22.45M

36. Hustlers, Hoaxsters, Pranksters, Jokesters and Ricky Jay (1996 TV Movie)

59 min | Documentary

8.0
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A documentary about the life and work of sleight-of-hand artist Ricky Jay, with appearances by Ricky Jay, David Mamet and Steve Martin.

Director: Rex Bloomstein | Star: Ricky Jay

Votes: 15

37. The Unit (2006–2009)
Episode: Bad Beat (2009)

TV-14 | 45 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

8.0
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The team plays a deep game in Macau, negotiating the return of a member for the return of a CIA asset, but the price may be too high. At home, Kim is called into service yet again when Isaac Reed refuses to speak to anyone but her.

Director: Bill Norton | Stars: Dennis Haysbert, Regina Taylor, Robert Patrick, Audrey Marie Anderson

Votes: 92

38. Boogie Nights (1997)

R | 155 min | Drama

7.9
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85 Metascore

The story of a young man's adventures in the Californian pornography industry of the late 1970s and early 1980s.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore, Burt Reynolds, Luis Guzmán

Votes: 200,783 | Gross: $26.38M

39. Dinah! (1974– )

90 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.9
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Dinah's show premiered 9 September 1974 and continued through to 4 September 1981. She started out the 70's with Dinah's Place which usually featured one guest and was more of a home ... See full summary »

Stars: Dinah Shore, Charles Nelson Reilly, Betty White, Norm Crosby

Votes: 121

40. Learned Pigs and Fireproof Women (1989 TV Movie)

7.9
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Based on Ricky Jay's book of the same title, this special was made up of a combination of magic, juggling, amazing feats, stunts, and performances, including a musical performance on wine ... See full summary »

Stars: Matt Biondi, Elayne Boosler, Ricky Jay, Steve Martin

Votes: 7

41. Deadwood (2004–2006)
Episode: Bullock Returns to the Camp (2004)

TV-MA | 49 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.9
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After tracking down a murderer, Bullock returns to Deadwood a changed man as well as a marked one. Dan and Joanie both take a special interest when teenagers Miles and Flora Anderson arrive... See full summary »

Director: Michael Engler | Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker, Jim Beaver

Votes: 956

42. Kidnapped (2006–2007)
Episode: Mutiny (2007)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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Dissension in the kidnappers' ranks creates an opportunity, and an inside man is found.

Director: Jace Alexander | Stars: Jeremy Sisto, Carmen Ejogo, Delroy Lindo, Linus Roache

Votes: 48

43. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014– )
Episode: Chris Evans/Ricky Jay (2014)

TV-14 | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.8
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Stars: Jimmy Fallon, Chris Evans, Ricky Jay, The Roots

Votes: 19

44. Lie to Me (2009–2011)
Episode: Fold Equity (2009)

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

7.8
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Dr. Lightman, Dr. Foster, and agent Reynolds go to Las Vegas to investigate the disappearance of an unlikely finalist in a poker championship, and none of his fellow finalists are above suspicion.

Director: Elodie Keene | Stars: Tim Roth, Kelli Williams, Brendan Hines, Monica Raymund

Votes: 441

45. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.7
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Jimmy Fallon hosts the Tonight Show and interviews celebrities, plays games with them and has a musical or comedic guest perform.

Stars: Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, Steve Higgins, Ahmir-Khalib Thompson

Votes: 11,520

46. Getting On (2013–2015)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy

7.7
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Set in a geriatric extended care wing of a down-at-the-heels hospital, Getting On follows put-upon nurses, anxious doctors and administrators as they struggle with the darkly comic, ... See full summary »

Stars: Laurie Metcalf, Alex Borstein, Niecy Nash, Mel Rodriguez

Votes: 2,489

47. Kidnapped (2006–2007)

Crime, Drama

7.7
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Complex overtones surround the kidnapping of a wealthy New York family's 15-year-old son, leading a specialist and a retiring FBI agent to figure it out.

Stars: Jeremy Sisto, Carmen Ejogo, Delroy Lindo, Linus Roache

Votes: 2,597

48. Parkinson (1971–2007)

50 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.7
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Journalist Michael Parkinson interviews a broad range of the most famous people in the world.

Stars: Michael Parkinson, Billy Connolly, Barry Humphries, Kenneth Williams

Votes: 470

49. After Hours with Daniel Boulud (2006– )

Reality-TV

7.7
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Stars: Daniel Boulud, Harry Shearer, Alain Giraud, Dan Barber

Votes: 47

50. The Magic Balloon (1990)

42 min | Short, Adventure

7.7
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Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Henry Gibson, Lynn Kim, Frank Langella, Mari Yoshino

Votes: 11