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1. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.6
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Sgt. Ernie Bilko is the ultimate con man. He runs the motor pool at a small Kansas US Army Camp. Colonel Hall, nominally in charge of the base tries to keep Bilko's plans in check. Bilko ... See full summary »

Creator: Nat Hiken | Stars: Phil Silvers, Paul Ford, Harvey Lembeck, Allan Melvin

Votes: 891

2. East Side/West Side (1963–1964)

60 min | Drama

8.6
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Neil Brock is a young social worker in the slums of New York City; his boss is Frieda Hechlinger; and Jane Foster is the office secretary. This dramatic series features stories about child ... See full summary »

Stars: George C. Scott, Elizabeth Wilson, Cicely Tyson, Linden Chiles

Votes: 92

3. Coronet Blue (1967– )

60 min | Drama, Mystery

8.6
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Mike is running from some men when he falls into the harbour. He climbs out remembering only that he was running and the phrase 'coronet blue'. As the show continues from week to week, Mike... See full summary »

Creator: Larry Cohen | Stars: Frank Converse, Joe Silver, Brian Bedford, Robert Burr

Votes: 82

4. The 26th Annual Tony Awards (1972 TV Special)

8.4
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Writer: Hildy Parks | Director: Clark Jones | Stars: Paul Ainsley, Tom Aldredge, Jonelle Allen, Desi Arnaz

Votes: 7

5. The Colgate Comedy Hour (1950–1955)
Episode: Episode #2.7 (1951)

Comedy, Romance

8.4
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Writers: Pat Costello, Eddie Forman | Director: Fred Hamilton | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Peter Conlow, Murray Leonard

Votes: 8

6. Naked City (1958–1963)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.3
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The cases of the NYPD's 65th Precinct.

Stars: Harry Bellaver, Horace McMahon, Paul Burke, Nancy Malone

Votes: 599

7. Naked City (1958–1963)
Episode: Take and Put (1961)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.3
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A once wealthy family is now penniless. To "keep up appearances" and somewhat live as they became accustomed to,they invent a rather novel solution. They rob their friends,pawn the items, ... See full summary »

Writers: Howard Rodman, Arnold Ellis | Director: Elliot Silverstein | Stars: Paul Burke, Horace McMahon, Harry Bellaver, Mildred Natwick

Votes: 23

8. Match Game 73 (1973–1982)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Game-Show

8.2
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The five-day-a-week syndicated successor to the popular CBS game show, where two contestants compete to match fill-in-the-blank phrases with those of the celebrities.

Stars: Gene Rayburn, Johnny Olson, Brett Somers, Richard Dawson

Votes: 932

9. Harry O (1973–1976)
Episode: For the Love of Money (1975)

Action, Crime, Drama

8.2
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Creator: Howard Rodman | Director: John Newland | Stars: David Janssen, Anthony Zerbe, Mariclare Costello, Bernie Kopell

Votes: 12

10. Naked City (1958–1963)
Episode: Idylls of a Running Back (1962)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.2
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Pro football star shot by younger woman when he opens his hotel room door. The press assumes Elvin "Colossus of" Rhodes was cheating on his wife, but Rhodes insists he doesn't even know the... See full summary »

Writer: Ernest Kinoy | Director: John Peyser | Stars: Paul Burke, Horace McMahon, Harry Bellaver, Nancy Malone

Votes: 21

11. 3-2-1 Contact (1980–1992)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Family

8.1
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A children's show explaining various principles of science and their applications.

Stars: David Quinn, Debra Shapiro, Todd A. Rolle, Ginny Ortiz

Votes: 274

12. The Night the Animals Talked (1970 TV Short)

30 min | Animation, Short, Family

8.1
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Common farm animals in the stable of Christ's birth begin to talk and communicate for the first time upon Mary and Joseph's arrival. They realize a miracle is about to take place, but lose ... See full summary »

Writers: Peter Fernandez, Sam Rosen, Jan Hartman | Director: Shamus Culhane | Stars: Frank Porretta, Joe Silver, Patricia Bright, Len Maxwell

Votes: 71

13. The Red Buttons Show (1952–1955)

30 min | Comedy

8.1
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Stars: Red Buttons, Eartha Kitt, Joni James, Pat Carroll

Votes: 16

14. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.0
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Marshal Matt Dillon keeps the peace in the rough and tumble Dodge City.

Creator: Charles Marquis Warren | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 2,691

15. Sanford and Son (1972–1977)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.0
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The misadventures of a cantankerous junk dealer and his frustrated son.

Creator: Norman Lear | Stars: Redd Foxx, Demond Wilson, LaWanda Page, Don Bexley

Votes: 4,143

16. The Edge of Night (1956–1984)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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In the fictional city of Monticello, attorney Mike Karr and his colleagues are involved in solving crimes and intrigue which touch the lives of many citizens. Some such citizens include ... See full summary »

Creator: Irving Vendig | Stars: Frances Fisher, Terry Davis, Tony Craig, Jayne Bentzen

Votes: 207

17. The Defenders (1961–1965)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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A Father-Son lawyer duo take a variety of cases that often deal with the important issues of the day.

Creator: Reginald Rose | Stars: E.G. Marshall, Robert Reed, Polly Rowles, Ossie Davis

Votes: 228

18. Danger (1950–1955)

30 min | Drama

8.0
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Live psychological and murder mystery dramas and one of the first U.S. TV dramas to make effective use of background music.

Stars: Dick Stark, Edward Binns, Joseph Anthony, Richard Kiley

Votes: 44

19. The Patty Duke Show (1963–1966)
Episode: Patty, the Pioneer (1964)

TV-G | Comedy, Family, Music

8.0
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In order to prove a point to her history teacher, Patty vows that she can live for one week like they did back in 1800.

Creators: Sidney Sheldon, William Asher | Director: Rod Amateau | Stars: Patty Duke, William Schallert, Jean Byron, Paul O'Keefe

Votes: 6

20. Match Game PM (1975–1981)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show

7.9
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A high-stakes version of the classic game show, hosted by Gene Rayburn. A group of celebrities would be given a sentence with a missing word, which they would then have to fill in. The ... See full summary »

Stars: Gene Rayburn, Brett Somers, Charles Nelson Reilly, Johnny Olson

Votes: 135

21. Naked City (1958–1963)
Episode: Portrait of a Painter (1962)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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A mentally-disturbed young painter (William Shatner) confesses to murdering his wife, who was found on the floor of his studio. But the detectives seek to establish, with the help of the ... See full summary »

Writers: Howard Rodman, Mel Goldberg | Director: David Lowell Rich | Stars: Paul Burke, Horace McMahon, Harry Bellaver, Nancy Malone

Votes: 37

22. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: The Brothers (1972)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

7.9
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Killer Jay Wrecken is shot dead by Kitty and another man, at the same time, and now the dead man's brother is methodically murdering everyone connected to the incident.

Creator: Charles Marquis Warren | Director: Gunnar Hellström | Stars: Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis, Buck Taylor

Votes: 23

23. The Equalizer (1985–1989)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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A retired intelligence agent turned private detective helps various threatened clients to equalize the odds.

Creators: Richard Lindheim, Michael Sloan | Stars: Edward Woodward, Keith Szarabajka, Robert Lansing, Mark Margolis

Votes: 2,667

24. Car 54, Where Are You? (1961–1963)

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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The misadventures of two of New York's finest (a Mutt and Jeff pair) in the mythical 53rd precinct in the Bronx. Toody, the short, stocky and dim-witted one either saves the day or muffs ... See full summary »

Creator: Nat Hiken | Stars: Joe E. Ross, Fred Gwynne, Paul Reed, Al Lewis

Votes: 694

25. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.8
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Stars: Betty Furness, Paul Brenson, Mary Sinclair, Maria Riva

Votes: 135

26. NBC Special Treat (1975–1986)

Family

7.8
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Stars: Cheryl Arutt, Ricky Paull Goldin, Scott Baio, Chris Barnes

Votes: 11

27. The Doctors and the Nurses (1962–1965)

60 min | Drama

7.8
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The story takes place in a large hospital and revolves around two nurses, Liz Thorpe (Shirl Conway), the older head nurse, and Gail Lucas, the naive student nurse. The two nurses were ... See full summary »

Stars: Shirl Conway, Zina Bethune, Michael Tolan, Joseph Campanella

Votes: 52

28. Gnomes (1980 TV Movie)

45 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.8
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A family of gnomes preparing for the wedding of their oldest son must engage in a battle of wits with an enemy family of vicious trolls.

Writers: Sam Moore, Maurice Rapf, Rien Poortvliet, Wil Huygen | Directors: Jack Zander, Lars Calonius | Stars: Lee Richardson, Arthur Anderson, Rex Everhart, Anne Francine

Votes: 512

29. Decoy (1957– )

30 min | Drama, Crime

7.8
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New York City policewoman Casey Jones' assignment to fight crime often entails her going undercover in some of the seediest and most dangerous parts of the city.

Stars: Beverly Garland, Joseph Sullivan, Frank Campanella, Simon Oakland

Votes: 77

30. Nurse (1981–1982)

60 min | Drama

7.7
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Creator: Sue Grafton | Stars: Michael Learned, Robert Reed, Hattie Winston, Bonnie Hellman

Votes: 39

31. For the People (1965– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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David Koster is an obsessive New York City assistant district attorney who gets into trouble because of his passion for justice. His boss, Anthony Celese, tries to keep him under control ... See full summary »

Stars: William Shatner, Howard Da Silva, Lonny Chapman, Jessica Walter

Votes: 21

32. The Reporter (1964– )

60 min | Drama

7.7
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Creator: Jerome Weidman | Stars: Harry Guardino, Gary Merrill, George O'Hanlon, Anne Francis

Votes: 17

33. Spenser: For Hire (1985–1988)
Episode: In a Safe Place (1986)

Crime, Drama

7.7
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Creator: John Wilder | Director: Virgil W. Vogel | Stars: Robert Urich, Avery Brooks, Barbara Stock, Ron McLarty

Votes: 9

34. Treasury Men in Action (1950–1955)

30 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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A squad of Treasury Department agents, headed by "The Chief", go after counterfeiters and other criminals who commit crimes that fall under the Treasure Department's jurisdiction.

Stars: Walter Greaza, Ross Martin, Tom McKee, John Stephenson

Votes: 27

35. The Defenders (1961–1965)
Episode: The Hundred Lives of Harry Simms (1961)

60 min | Drama

7.6
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Harry Simms returns to his dressing room after his stage act as an impersonator. He goes through impersonations of Boris Karloff and Edward G... See full synopsis »

Creator: Reginald Rose | Director: John Brahm | Stars: E.G. Marshall, Robert Reed, Frank Gorshin, Sam Wanamaker

Votes: 5

36. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: The Son of Bilko (1957)

Comedy, Family

7.6
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Pvt.Perkins is assigned to Bilko's platoon and Bilko becomes a father-figure to him. Perkins is a practical joker his antics upset the whole platoon. Bilko turns the tables on Perkins and puts his own elaborate practical joke into action.

Creator: Nat Hiken | Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 9

37. Mr. I. Magination (1949–1952)

30 min | Family, Western

7.5
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Creator: Paul Tripp | Stars: Paul Tripp, Donald Harris, Robin Morgan, Ted Tiller

Votes: 11

38. Car 54, Where Are You? (1961–1963)
Episode: 142 Tickets on the Aisle (1962)

30 min | Comedy

7.5
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When the boys of the 53rd Precinct suddenly show an interest in the clean and uplifting Broadway epic "Little Miss Pioneer," so does the prurient public.

Creator: Nat Hiken | Director: Stanley Prager | Stars: Joe E. Ross, Fred Gwynne, Al Lewis, Charlotte Rae

Votes: 11

39. Kojak (1973–1978)
Episode: An Unfair Trade (1976)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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An undercover street cop shoots and kills a Puerto Rican youth who was pointing a gun at his partner, but the boy's sister tells a different story of what happened, and the community accuses the police of covering up for the officer.

Creator: Abby Mann | Director: Nicholas Sgarro | Stars: Telly Savalas, Dan Frazer, Kevin Dobson, George Savalas

Votes: 31

40. The Patty Duke Show (1963–1966)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

7.4
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Cathy Lane, teen-aged daughter of a globe-trotting journalist, comes to live at the home of her uncle, a newspaper editor in New York City. Curiously, Cathy is the spitting image of her ... See full summary »

Creators: William Asher, Sidney Sheldon | Stars: Patty Duke, Jean Byron, William Schallert, Paul O'Keefe

Votes: 605

41. Medical Center (1969–1976)

60 min | Drama

7.4
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Located in the Los Angeles area, Medical Center was an otherwise unnamed hospital complex that was part of a large university campus. Dr. Paul Lochner was the chief of staff, an experienced... See full summary »

Creators: Al C. Ward, Frank Glicksman | Stars: James Daly, Chad Everett, Chris Hutson, Virginia Hawkins

Votes: 353

42. Harry O (1973–1976)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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Harry Orwell is a world-weary private investigator who was forced to leave the Los Angeles Police Department after a bullet became lodged near his spine. Moving to San Diego, he lived on ... See full summary »

Creator: Howard Rodman | Stars: David Janssen, Anthony Zerbe, Paul Tulley, Henry Darrow

Votes: 347

43. Lights Out (1946–1952)

30 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.4
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Lights Out is an extremely popular American old-time radio program, an early example of a network series devoted mostly to horror and the supernatural, predating Suspense and Inner Sanctum.... See full summary »

Stars: Frank Gallop, Jack La Rue, Mercer McLeod, Leslie Nielsen

Votes: 70

44. Lights Out (1946–1952)
Episode: The Martian Eyes (1950)

30 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.4
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An odd professor claims he can spot Martians, who masquerade as humans, using a pair of infrared glasses he wears. Only then can you see the third eyeball in the middle of their forehead. ... See full summary »

Writers: Henry Kuttner, George Lefferts | Director: Laurence Schwab Jr. | Stars: Burgess Meredith, John Baragrey, David Lewis, Pat O'Malley

Votes: 16

45. Lights Out (1946–1952)
Episode: The Martian Eyes (1951)

30 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.4
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An odd professor claims he can spot Martians, who masquerade as humans, using a pair of infrared glasses he wears. Only then can you see the third eyeball in the middle of their forehead. ... See full summary »

Writers: Henry Kuttner, George Lefferts | Director: Laurence Schwab Jr. | Stars: Burgess Meredith, John Baragrey, David Lewis, J. Pat O'Malley

Votes: 15

46. Spenser: For Hire (1985–1988)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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Mystery/suspense series based on Robert Parker's "Spenser" novels. Spenser, a private investigator living in Boston, gets involved in a new murder mystery each episode.

Creator: John Wilder | Stars: Robert Urich, Avery Brooks, Ron McLarty, Richard Jaeckel

Votes: 1,102

47. The Colgate Comedy Hour (1950–1955)

60 min | Comedy, Romance

7.3
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This was a Colgate sponsored Comedy hour that featured many notable Comedians and Entertainers of the era as Guest Stars.

Creator: Fred Hamilton | Stars: Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Al Goodman, Eddie Cantor

Votes: 330

48. Klute (1971)

R | 114 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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A small-town detective searching for a missing man has only one lead: a connection with a New York prostitute.

Writers: Andy Lewis, David E. Lewis | Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Jane Fonda, Donald Sutherland, Charles Cioffi, Roy Scheider

Votes: 14,012

49. Ryan's Hope (1975–1989)

TV-PG | 30 min | Drama

7.2
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Set in Riverside on the upper West Side of Manhattan, Ryan's Hope centered mostly on the working class Ryans, an Irish-American family headed by Maeve and Johnny Ryan. They owned Ryan's Bar... See full summary »

Creators: Paul Avila Mayer, Claire Labine | Stars: Michael Levin, Nancy Addison, Helen Gallagher, Ron Hale

Votes: 234

50. The Gig (1985)

92 min | Drama

7.2
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Writer: Frank D. Gilroy | Director: Frank D. Gilroy | Stars: Wayne Rogers, Cleavon Little, Andrew Duncan, Jerry Matz

Votes: 142