Movieman's Favorite TV Shows

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1.
Bonanza (1959 TV Series)
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The adventures of Ben Cartwright and his sons as they run and defend their ranch while helping the surrounding community. (49 mins.)
 
2.
Band of Brothers (2001 Mini-Series)
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The story of Easy Company of the US Army 101st Airborne division and their mission in WWII Europe from Operation Overlord through V-J Day. (70 mins.)
 
3.
The Fall Guy (1981 TV Series)
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The adventures of a film stunt performer who moonlights as a bounty hunter when movie work is slow. (60 mins.)
Director: Michael Lange
 
4.
Star Trek (1966 TV Series)
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Captain James T. Kirk and the crew of the Starship Enterprise explore the galaxy and defend the United Federation of Planets. (50 mins.)
 
5.
Three's Company (1977 TV Series)
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The misadventures of two women and one man living in one apartment and their neighbors. (30 mins.)
 
6.
Batman (1966 TV Series)
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The Caped Crusader battles evildoers in Gotham City in a bombastic 1960s parody of the comic book hero's exploits. (25 mins.)
 
7.
Testament: The Bible in Animation (1996 TV Series)
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Stories from the Bible are interpreted in different styles of animation.
 
8.
Justified (2010 TV Series)
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Old-school U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens is reassigned from Miami to his childhood home in the poor, rural coal-mining towns in Eastern Kentucky. (44 mins.)
 
9.
It Takes a Thief (2005 TV Series)
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Two guys teach families how to secure their homes, by first breaking into them. (46 mins.)
 
10.
Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958 TV Series)
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A Civil War veteran with a sawed-off rifle as a holstered weapon makes a living as a bounty hunter in the Wild West of the 1870s. (30 mins.)
 
11.
NCIS (2003 TV Series)
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The cases of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service's Washington DC Major Case Response Team, led by Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs. (60 mins.)
 
12.
Cops (1989 TV Series)
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This action-packed police show follows real-life law enforcement officers from various regions and departments... (30 mins.)
 
13.
Starsky and Hutch (1975 TV Series)
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Two streetwise cops bust criminals in their red-and-white Ford Torino, with the help of police snitch, Huggy Bear. (60 mins.)
 
14.
Charlie's Angels (1976 TV Series)
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The adventures of three sexy female private eyes. (60 mins.)
 
15.
Battlestar Galactica (1978 TV Series)
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After the destruction of the Twelve Colonies of Mankind, the last major fighter carrier leads a makeshift fugitive fleet on a desperate search for the legendary planet Earth. (60 mins.)
 
16.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000 TV Series)
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An elite team of police forensic evidence investigation experts work their cases in Las Vegas. (60 mins.)
 
17.
The Crocodile Hunter (1996 TV Series)
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Steve and wife Terri educate and entertain on the subject of Australia's all too often dangerous wildlife. (30 mins.)
 
18.
Over There (2005 TV Series)
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A dramatized take on war in Iraq. (60 mins.)
Director: Chris Gerolmo
 
19.
Planet of the Apes (1974 TV Series)
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Two astronauts and a sympathetic chimp friend are fugitives in a future Earth dominated by a civilization of humanoid apes. (47 mins.)
 
20.
Something So Right (1996 TV Series)
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Oh, this marriage thing. There's no fooling around, this time. Jack and Carly have both done this, before... (30 mins.)
 
21.
Mr. Bean (1990 TV Series)
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Life is a difficult challenge for Mr Bean, who despite being a grown adult, has trouble completing even the simplest of tasks. Thankfully, his perseverance is usually rewarded, and he finds an ingenious way around the problem. (350 mins.)
 
22.
Walker, Texas Ranger (1993 TV Series)
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Walker, a martial artist, and his partner Trivette are Texas Rangers. They make it their business to battle crime in Dallas and all around the State of Texas. (43 mins.)
 
23.
Challenge of the Superfriends (1978 TV Series)
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The Justice League of America battles the plots of the supervillian team, the Legion of Doom. (30 mins.)
 
24.
The Ropers (1979 TV Series)
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Stanley and Helen Roper, the beloved landlords from "Three's Company," have sold their apartment complex and moved into a new one... (30 mins.)
 
25.
NYPD Blue (1993 TV Series)
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NYPD Detectives of Manhattan's fictional 15th precinct investigate criminal cases. (45 mins.)
 
26.
The Sopranos (1999 TV Series)
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New Jersey mob boss, Tony Soprano, deals with personal and professional issues in his home and business life. (55 mins.)
 
27.
Logan's Run (1977 TV Series)
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In a futuristic society where reaching the age of 30 is a death sentence, a rebellious law enforcement agent goes on the run in search of Sanctuary. (60 mins.)
 
28.
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979 TV Series)
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A 20th century astronaut emerges out of 500 years of suspended animation into a future time to become Earth's greatest hero. (60 mins.)
 
29.
The Green Hornet (1966 TV Series)
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A newspaper publisher and his Asian valet/martial arts expert battle crime as the feared Green Hornet and Kato. (99 mins.)
 
30.
Police Squad! (1982 TV Series)
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Sight-gags and non-sequiturs dominate this spoof of police dramas. The six episodes formed the basis for later very successful "Naked Gun" movies. (24 mins.)
 
31.
Spider-Man (1967 TV Series)
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A teenage boy with the powers of a spider fights crime as the Webslinging Wonder.
 
32.
Black Sheep Squadron (1976 TV Series)
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The dramatized World War II adventures of US Major Gregory "Pappy" Boyington and his Marine Attack Squadron 214, AKA The Black Sheep Squadron. (60 mins.)
 
33.
The Jeff Corwin Experience (2001 TV Series)
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A documentary series about the adventures of Jeff Corwin, who entertains and educates people on all types of wildlife around the world. (60 mins.)
 
34.
Adam-12 (1968 TV Series)
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Two regular police officers patrol Los Angeles. (30 mins.)
 
35.
240-Robert (1979 TV Series)
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The missions of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Emergency Services Detail. (60 mins.)
 
36.
The Six Million Dollar Man (1974 TV Series)
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After a crippled test pilot is rebuilt with nuclear powered limbs and implants, he serves as a unique intelligence agent. (60 mins.)
 
37.
Star Trek: The Animated Series (1973 TV Series)
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The further adventures of Captain James T. Kirk and the crew of the USS Enterprise, as they explore the galaxy and defend the United Federation of Planets. (30 mins.)
 
38.
The Rookies (1972 TV Series)
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The trials and adventures of three young police officers. (60 mins.)
Director: Randal Kleiser
 
39.
The Incredible Hulk (1978 TV Series)
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A fugitive scientist has the curse of becoming a powerful green monster under extreme emotional stress. (60 mins.)
 
40.
CHiPs (1977 TV Series)
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The adventures of two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers. (60 mins.)
 
41.
Wonder Woman (1975 TV Series)
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The adventures of the greatest of the female superheroes. (60 mins.)
 
42.
The Master (1984 TV Series)
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An aging American ninja master and his headstrong young apprentice search for the elder man's daughter. (60 mins.)
 
43.
Too Close for Comfort (1980 TV Series)
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Jackie and Sarah Rush are two grown sisters who live in half of a duplex. Their parents, Henry and Muriel... (30 mins.)
 
44.
Person of Interest (2011 TV Series)
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An ex-assassin and a wealthy programmer save lives via a surveillance AI that sends them the identities of civilians involved in impending crimes. However, the details of the crimes--including the civilians' roles--are left a mystery. (43 mins.)
 
45.
Arrow (2012 TV Series)
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Spoiled billionaire playboy Oliver Queen is missing and presumed dead when his yacht is lost at sea. He returns five years later a changed man, determined to clean up the city as a hooded vigilante armed with a bow. (42 mins.)
 
46.
Gotham (2014 TV Series)
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The story behind Detective James Gordon's rise to prominence in Gotham City in the years before Batman's arrival. (42 mins.)
 
47.
S.W.A.T. (1975 TV Series)
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The missions of a major city's police department's Special Weapons and Tactics unit. (60 mins.)
 
48.
The Flash (2014 TV Series)
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Barry Allen wakes up 9 months after he was struck by lightning and discovers that the bolt gave him the power of super speed. With his new team and powers, Barry becomes "The Flash" and fights crime in Central City. (43 mins.)
 
49.
Leave It to Beaver (1957 TV Series)
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The misadventures of a suburban boy, family and friends. (30 mins.)
 
50.
The Rifleman (1958 TV Series)
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The adventures of a Wild West rancher who wields a customized rapid fire Winchester rifle. (30 mins.)
 
51.
Rawhide (1959 TV Series)
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Gil Favor is trail boss of a continuous cattle drive; he is assisted by Rowdy Yates. The crew runs into characters and adventures along the way. (50 mins.)
 
52.
The Twilight Zone (1959 TV Series)
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Ordinary people find themselves in extraordinarily astounding situations, which they each try to solve in a remarkable manner. (51 mins.)
 
53.
The Wild Wild West (1965 TV Series)
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Two Secret Services agents, equipped with a wide array of gizmos, work for the government in the Old West. (50 mins.)
 
54.
Mission: Impossible (1966 TV Series)
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An elite covert operations unit carries out highly sensitive missions subject to official denial in the event of failure, death or capture. (50 mins.)
 
55.
Happy Days (1974 TV Series)
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The Cunningham family live through the 1950s with help and guidance from the lovable and almost superhuman greaser, Fonzie. (30 mins.)
 
56.
The Cosby Show (1984 TV Series)
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The goings-on in the life of a successful African American family. (30 mins.)
 
57.
Family Ties (1982 TV Series)
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Chronicles liberal ex-hippies Steven and Elyse Keaton, their conservative son Alex, daughters Mallory and Jennifer, and later, youngest child Andrew. (30 mins.)
 
58.
The Rockford Files (1974 TV Series)
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The cases of an easy going ex-convict turned private investigator. (60 mins.)
 
59.
Doctor Who (1963 TV Series)
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Time and Space traveling adventures of a Gallifreyan Time Lord only known as the Doctor and his companions, traveling through time and space. (45 mins.)
 
60.
It's Your Move (1984 TV Series)
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Enrapturing high school grifter Matt Burton may finally have met his match when his widowed mother begins... (30 mins.)
 
61.
Adventures of Superman (1952 TV Series)
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The Man of Steel fights crime with help from his friends at the Daily Planet. (30 mins.)
 
62.
The Flash (1990 TV Series)
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A police forensic scientist, Barry Allen, battles crimes as the super-fast superhero "The Flash". (48 mins.)
 
63.
Hill Street Blues (1981 TV Series)
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The lives and work of the staff of an inner city police precinct. (60 mins.)
 
64.
B.J. and the Bear (1978 TV Series)
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A trucker and his pet monkey travel the highways of America, getting into various adventures and misadventures along the way. (60 mins.)
 
65.
Pacific Blue (1996 TV Series)
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Bicycle Officers patrol Santa Monica, CA (60 mins.)
 
66.
Armed & Famous (2007 TV Series)
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67.
The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo (1979 TV Series)
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Sheriff Lobo's the corrupt sheriff from Orly County who appeared in several episodes during the first season of B.J. and the Bear... (60 mins.)
 
68.
Burn Notice (2007 TV Series)
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A spy recently disavowed by the U.S. government uses his special ops training to help others in trouble. (44 mins.)
 
69.
The Unit (2006 TV Series)
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Hour long show which looks at the life of American super-secret operators. (60 mins.)
 
70.
House of Saddam (2008 Mini-Series)
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A mini-series that explores the inner workings of Saddam Hussein's family and his relationship with his closest advisers. (232 mins.)
 
71.
Steven Seagal: Lawman (2009 TV Series)
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A reality series that follows action star Steven Seagal's adventures as a fully-commissioned deputy with the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office in Louisiana. (30 mins.)
 
72.
The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
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A famous "psychic" outs himself as a fake and starts working as a consultant for the California Bureau of Investigation so he can find "Red John," the madman who killed his wife and daughter. (43 mins.)
 
73.
The Pacific (2010 Mini-Series)
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The intertwined stories of three Marines during America's battle with the Japanese in the Pacific during World War II. (530 mins.)
 
74.
The A-Team (1983 TV Series)
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Four Vietnam vets, framed for a crime they didn't commit, help the innocent while on the run from the military. (60 mins.)
 
75.
Hooperman (1987 TV Series)
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Free-wheeling San Francisco cop Harry Hooperman inherits a run down apartment building, and the building owner's mean... (30 mins.)
 
76.
Spectreman (1971 TV Series)
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Sent by the Nebula Star to defend the Earth, a super-cyborg fights mutated pollution monsters created by the evil space-simians Gori and Rah.
 
77.
The Space Giants (1967 TV Series)
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The monster Rodak has been conquering planets throughout the universe. He sees Earth and wants it, as it is the best he has ever seen...
 
78.
Ultraman (1972 TV Series)
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79.
The New Adventures of Batman (1977 TV Series)
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Batman, Robin and Batgirl fight crime in Gotham City with the "help" of Batmite. (30 mins.)
 
80.
The Tarzan/Lone Ranger/Zorro Adventure Hour (1980 TV Series)
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An animated series following the adventures of two classic action heroes. In the jungles of Africa,... (60 mins.)
 
81.
Shaft (1973 TV Series)
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Based on the movies of the same name, John Shaft is a two-fisted black private eye along the lines of Mike Hammer and Phillip Marlowe... (73 mins.)
 
82.
Full House (1987 TV Series)
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After the sudden death of his wife, a young father enlists the help of his brother-in-law and his childhood friend to help him raise his three young children. (22 mins.)
 
83.
Our House (1986 TV Series)
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Following the death of his son, Gus Witherspoon takes in his daughter-in-law and his three grandchildren to live with him. Adjustment to the new arrangement is not easy on any of them. (60 mins.)
 
84.
A Man Called Sloane (1979 TV Series)
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Sloane is a freelance spy. Although he doesn't work for the government, he frequently accepts assignments from The Director... (60 mins.)
Director: Alan J. Levi
 
85.
The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (1977 TV Series)
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The cases of a pair of teen detective brothers and a teen girl amateur sleuth. (60 mins.)
 
86.
The Brady Bunch (1969 TV Series)
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The misadventures of a large family united when two widowed people married. (30 mins.)
 
87.
The Saint (1962 TV Series)
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Simon Templar, a wealthy adventurer known as The Saint, travels around the world in his yellow Volvo. (50 mins.)
 
88.
Mod Squad (1968 TV Series)
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Three young outsiders fight crime as undercover agents for the police. (60 mins.)
Director: William Crain
 
89.
Hunter (1984 TV Series)
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Rick Hunter is a renegade cop who breaks the rules and takes justice into his own hands. Partnered with the equally stunning and rebellious Sgt. McCall, the tough-minded duo set out to crack down on L.A.'s slimiest criminals. (48 mins.)
 
90.
Martial Law (1998 TV Series)
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A Shanghai cop who is a master of martial arts fights crime in the Los Angeles Police Dept. (45 mins.)
 
91.
8 Simple Rules (2002 TV Series)
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The Hennessy clan -- mother Cate, daughters Bridget and Kerry, and son Rory -- look to one another for guidance and support after the death of Paul, the family patriarch. Cate's parents lend a hand. (30 mins.)
 
92.
Little House on the Prairie (1974 TV Series)
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The life and adventures of the Ingalls family in the 19th century American West. (60 mins.)
 
93.
Have Gun - Will Travel (1957 TV Series)
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The adventures of a gentlemanly gunfighter for hire. (25 mins.)
 
94.
Reba (2001 TV Series)
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A Southern soccer mom with three kids sees her life come crashing down when she finds out that her dentist husband has impregnated his hygienist... (30 mins.)
Director: Amanda Bearse
 
95.
Dark Angel (2000 TV Series)
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A group of genetically-enhanced children escape from a lab project. Years later we meet Max, one of the escapees who now works for a messenger service in the post-apocalyptic Pacific Northwest. (60 mins.)
 
96.
Space: 1999 (1975 TV Series)
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The crew of Moonbase Alpha must struggle to survive when a massive explosion throws the Moon from orbit into deep space. (50 mins.)
 
97.
Super Friends (1973 TV Series)
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The greatest of the DC Comics superheroes work together to uphold the good with the help of some young proteges. (60 mins.)
 
98.
Super Friends (1980 TV Series)
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The further adventures of the DC Universe's greatest superheroes. (30 mins.)
 
99.
Batman: The Animated Series (1992 TV Series)
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The Dark Knight battles crime in Gotham City with occasional help from Robin and Batgirl. (23 mins.)
 
100.
Justice League (2001 TV Series)
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Seven of the most formidable heroes form arguably the most powerful team ever. (22 mins.)