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1. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)
Episode: Bette Davis/Martin Short (1988)

Comedy, Talk-Show

9.8
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Johnny presents calendars with unusual themes. Bette Davis (The Whales of August (1987)); Martin Short discusses the technique and challenges of celebrity impressions.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Doc Severinsen, Bette Davis

Votes: 66

2. It's Garry Shandling's Show. (1986–1990)
Episode: The Honeymoon Show (1990)

Comedy

9.2
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Just when Phoebe and Garry are starting to enjoy their honeymoon, they get bad news - Phoebe's grandfather has died. After two more deaths, they are convinced that somebody dies every time they make love.

Director: Art Wolff | Stars: Garry Shandling, Molly Cheek, Jessica Harper, Scott Nemes

Votes: 5

3. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: You Only Move Twice (1996)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

9.2
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After moving to another town to begin a new job, Homer must decide whether or not he should stay when the rest of the family had a hard time with the transfer.

Director: Mike B. Anderson | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 2,952

4. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Cape Feare (1993)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

9.1
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After being released from prison on parole, Sideshow Bob plots to murder Bart.

Director: Rich Moore | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 2,486

5. It's Garry Shandling's Show. (1986–1990)
Episode: The Last Show (1990)

Comedy

9.1
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There's a new guy at the condos. His name is "Death" and he has come for Garry because the show is ending.

Director: Roy London | Stars: Garry Shandling, Molly Cheek, Jessica Harper, Scott Nemes

Votes: 8

6. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Treehouse of Horror V (1994)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

9.1
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The family's job at Mr. Burns' country estate goes awry when Homer goes mad; Homer's attempt to repair a toaster results in inadvertent time travel; The school staff turn cannibalistic.

Director: Jim Reardon | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 2,121

7. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Who Shot Mr. Burns? Part One (1995)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

9.1
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After Mr. Burns steals oil from Springfield Elementary, an unknown person, seemingly in retaliation, shoots him.

Director: Jeffrey Lynch | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,999

8. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)
Episode: Episode dated 21 July 1988 (1988)

Comedy, Talk-Show

9.0
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Stars: Johnny Carson, Hall & Oates, Arsenio Hall, Daryl Hall

Votes: 5

9. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Homer Badman (1994)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

9.0
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After a series of misunderstandings, Homer is labeled a pervert. He soon finds himself ostracized by everyone in town, and must try to clear his name.

Director: Jeffrey Lynch | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,983

10. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Homer the Great (1995)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

9.0
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Homer becomes a member of a mysterious organization called the Stonecutters and is heralded as "the chosen one".

Director: Jim Reardon | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,792

11. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Homer the Heretic (1992)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

9.0
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After skipping church one week, Homer decides that he is never going back. However, when a calamity occurs, it takes the combined efforts of a number of people from different faiths to save him.

Director: Jim Reardon | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 2,092

12. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: King Size Homer (1995)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

9.0
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Determined to avoid a work exercise program, Homer intentionally gains weight in order to qualify for disability and work from home. However, he soon realizes that being morbidly obese comes with its own problems.

Director: Jim Reardon | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,952

13. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Last Exit to Springfield (1993)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

9.0
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Homer becomes union leader and leads a company strike when Mr. Burns takes away the company dental plan.

Director: Mark Kirkland | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 2,209

14. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Marge vs. the Monorail (1993)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

9.0
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After receiving a considerable donation of money, the people of Springfield decide what to spend it on. Enter Lyle Langley, a jocular salesman who gets Springfield hooked on a monorail ... See full summary »

Director: Rich Moore | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 2,421

15. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: The Springfield Files (1997)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

9.0
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The X-Files (1993) FBI special agents Mulder and Scully arrive in Springfield to investigate Homer's claims of a close encounter of the third kind.

Director: Steven Dean Moore | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 2,145

16. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Homer the Smithers (1996)

TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

8.9
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When Smithers is forced to take a vacation, he appoints Homer as his temporary replacement.

Director: Steven Dean Moore | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,872

17. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Rosebud (1993)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

8.9
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After his birthday party goes wrong, Mr. Burns begins to want his childhood toy, a teddy bear named Bobo; Homer finds that Maggie is in possession of the doll.

Director: Wesley Archer | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,801

18. It's Garry Shandling's Show. (1986–1990)
Episode: Shandling Vs Mull (1990)

Comedy

8.9
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When Martin Mull thinks Phoebe overcharged for her interior design services, a feud begins between the Shandlings and the Mulls. It may take God Himself to settle this argument.

Director: Thomas Schlamme | Stars: Garry Shandling, Molly Cheek, Jessica Harper, Scott Nemes

Votes: 7

19. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Who Shot Mr. Burns? Part Two (1995)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

8.9
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As Mr. Burns lies in intensive care, Chief Wiggum - with some help from Lisa - tries to find out who shot him.

Director: Wesley Archer | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,827

20. 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: 301,873

21. Actors Reporter Interviews (2009– )

26 min | Talk-Show

8.8
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Exclusive up-close and personal interviews with working actors and the entertainment industry.

Stars: Joe Sabatino, Yi Tian, Brett Walkow, Danika Quinn

Votes: 24

22. Brilliant But Cancelled: Pilot Season (2003 TV Movie)

Documentary

8.8
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Stars: Allison Anders, Bernie Brillstein, Nick Di Paolo, Tom Fontana

Votes: 16

23. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: 22 Short Films About Springfield (1996)

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

8.8
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A series of vignettes highlights a day in the life of various Springfield residents.

Director: Jim Reardon | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,703

24. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Bart Sells His Soul (1995)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

8.8
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When Rev. Lovejoy disciplines Bart for a prank he pulled in church - he tricked the organist into playing Iron Butterfly's ""In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida" - he and co-conspirator Milhouse begin arguing over whether man really has a soul. Bart scoffs at the notion and agrees to "sell" his soul (a piece of paper with the words "Bart Simpson's Soul") to Milhouse for $5. A series of situations makes Bart ... See full summary »

Director: Wesley Archer | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,653

25. It's Garry Shandling's Show. (1986–1990)
Episode: Chester Gets a Show (1990)

Comedy

8.8
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Garry is still on the road, but Phoebe's brother Chester is staying with her. When TV exec Mr. Stravely stops by, Chester pitches a new TV show about two guys with the same name sharing an apartment.

Director: Paul Miller | Stars: Garry Shandling, Molly Cheek, Jessica Harper, Scott Nemes

Votes: 5

26. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Deep Space Homer (1994)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

8.8
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In an effort to increase the dismal television ratings for their space launches, NASA decides to send an ordinary man into space, and Homer is chosen for the task.

Director: Carlos Baeza | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,836

27. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Flaming Moe's (1991)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

8.8
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Moe claims that a drink that Homer invented is his own. After the drink makes the bar a local hot spot, Moe gains a number of fair-weather friends but loses Homer's friendship.

Directors: Rich Moore, Alan Smart | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,940

28. It's Garry Shandling's Show. (1986–1990)
Episode: Garry Acts Like a Moron (1989)

Comedy

8.8
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When Garry fails his driver's license renewal test, he begins to feel really dumb. After a conversation with his brain, he realizes that he needs to exercise it a bit more.

Director: Alan Rafkin | Stars: Garry Shandling, Molly Cheek, Scott Nemes, Michael Tucci

Votes: 5

29. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Mr. Plow (1992)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

8.8
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Homer opens a snow plow business only to have his best friend Barney open a rival outfit, with commercials by Linda Ronstadt. Homer sends Barney into an avalanche, then feels guilty and saves his life.

Director: Jim Reardon | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,957

30. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: One Fish, Two Fish, Blowfish, Blue Fish (1991)

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Comedy

8.8
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After apparently consuming poison blowfish, Homer is told that he only has 24 hours to live.

Director: Wesley Archer | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 2,030

31. It's Garry Shandling's Show. (1986–1990)
Episode: Take My Wife, for Example (1989)

Comedy

8.8
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Garry goes on a talk show and gets himself into trouble when he makes jokes about his girlfriend, Phoebe.

Director: David Steinberg | Stars: Garry Shandling, Molly Cheek, Jessica Harper, Scott Nemes

Votes: 6

32. Inside the Actors Studio (1994– )

65 min | Talk-Show

8.7
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Famous actors, directors and writers reminisce about their careers and the philosophy behind their careers.

Stars: James Lipton, Bradley Cooper, Ellen Burstyn, Arthur Penn

Votes: 4,409

33. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Bart the Murderer (1991)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

8.7
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After having a horrible day, Bart gets a job tending bar for a group of gangsters and becomes the prime suspect when Principal Skinner mysteriously disappears.

Director: Rich Moore | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,748

34. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Boy Scoutz 'n the Hood (1993)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

8.7
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After joining the Junior Campers while on a sugar high, Bart reluctantly invites Homer to accompany him on the group's annual father-son rafting trip, which soon goes awry.

Director: Jeffrey Lynch | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,572

35. It's Garry Shandling's Show. (1986–1990)
Episode: Family Man (1990)

Comedy

8.7
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Garry and Phoebe are waiting for the results of a pregnancy test, but he is impatient and attempts to pass the 18 minutes by time traveling. Instead, he skips ahead 18 years and gets a preview of what is to come.

Director: Alan Zweibel | Stars: Garry Shandling, Molly Cheek, Jessica Harper, Scott Nemes

Votes: 6

36. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Homer at the Bat (1992)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

8.7
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Homer and his co-workers qualify for the plant softball team's league final, but Mr. Burns hires nine professional MLB players in order to win a $1 million bet.

Director: Jim Reardon | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,946

37. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Homer's Triple Bypass (1992)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

8.7
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Years of poor eating habits catch up with Homer when he suffers a massive heart attack. The family can't afford the triple bypass operation he needs from Dr. Hibbert, so they go to a discount quack named Nick Riviera.

Director: David Silverman | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,719

38. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Lemon of Troy (1995)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

8.7
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When a group of Shelbyville kids steal Springfield's sacred lemon tree, Bart and his friends venture there to get the tree back.

Director: Jim Reardon | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,583

39. The Critic (1994–1995)
Episode: Siskel & Ebert & Jay & Alice (1995)

TV-14 | 23 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.7
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Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert break up their partnership as movie critics, and each of them considers Jay as a potential replacement for the other.

Directors: Lauren MacMullan, Gregg Vanzo | Stars: Jon Lovitz, Nancy Cartwright, Christine Cavanaugh, Gerrit Graham

Votes: 86

40. It's Garry Shandling's Show. (1986–1990)
Episode: The Wedding Show (1990)

Comedy

8.7
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The president of the network wants Garry and Phoebe to make their wedding a television special.

Director: Thomas Schlamme | Stars: Garry Shandling, Molly Cheek, Jessica Harper, Scott Nemes

Votes: 6

41. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Treehouse of Horror IV (1993)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

8.7
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Homer sells his soul to the Devil for a donut, Bart contends with a gremlin on the side of the school bus which only he can see, and the family discovers that Mr. Burns is a vampire.

Director: David Silverman | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,746

42. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Two Bad Neighbors (1996)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

8.7
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Former President George Bush and his wife, Barbara, move into the Simpsons' neighborhood and soon clash with Bart and Homer.

Director: Wesley Archer | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,531

43. Mad Men (2007–2015)

TV-14 | 47 min | Drama

8.6
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A drama about one of New York's most prestigious ad agencies at the beginning of the 1960s, focusing on one of the firm's most mysterious but extremely talented ad executives, Donald Draper.

Stars: Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser, January Jones

Votes: 161,186

44. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: $pringfield (Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Legalized Gambling) (1993)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

8.6
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In order to revitalize its economy, Springfield decides to legalize gambling. As a consequence, Marge becomes addicted to using slot machines, while Mr. Burns develops a Howard Hughes complex.

Director: Wesley Archer | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,558

45. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: And Maggie Makes Three (1995)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

8.6
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Homer recounts the story of Maggie's birth when the kids ask why there are no photos of her in the family album.

Director: Swinton O. Scott III | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,600

46. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Bart of Darkness (1994)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

8.6
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After he breaks his leg and becomes confined to his room, Bart begins spying on the residents of Springfield with a telescope, and suspects Ned of murdering his wife.

Director: Jim Reardon | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,634

47. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Bart on the Road (1996)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

8.6
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Unable to get out of a mis-scheduled spring vacation, Principal Skinner makes up the holiday "Go to Work with Your Parents Day," giving Lisa the chance to spend time with Homer, and Bart ... See full summary »

Director: Swinton O. Scott III | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,358

48. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Bart's Comet (1995)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

8.6
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Bart discovers a comet that is on a collision course with Springfield.

Director: Bob Anderson | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,487

49. It's Garry Shandling's Show. (1986–1990)
Episode: Garry Goes Golfing (1989)

Comedy

8.6
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Martin Mull asks Garry to participate in a charity golf event. He agrees to play, despite not being a good golfer.

Director: Don Mischer | Stars: Garry Shandling, Molly Cheek, Scott Nemes, Michael Tucci

Votes: 5

50. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Homer Goes to College (1993)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

8.6
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When a surprise inspection of the nuclear power plant reveals that Homer is not qualified to do his job, he is forced to go to college.

Director: Jim Reardon | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,788