TV Guide's 50 Worst Shows of All Time

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1.
Jerry Springer (1991 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  
Among his peers' other talk-shows, Jerry's is of the more passionate and of the more sensational. His topics range from bisexual affairs to rape... (60 mins.)
 
2.
My Mother the Car (1965 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
The story of the relationship between a man and his mother, the latter having been reincarnated as a 1928 Porter automobile. (30 mins.)
 
3.
X.F.L. (2001 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
 
4.
The Brady Bunch Variety Hour (1976 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  
The Brady family sings, dances, and performs comedy skits. (60 mins.)
 
5.
Hogan's Heroes (1965 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The inmates of a German World War II prisoner of war camp conduct an espionage and sabotage campaign right under the noses of their warders. (25 mins.)
 
6.
Celebrity Boxing (2002 TV Special)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
Six of America's most controversial celebrities will get in the boxing ring and fight against each other in three groups of three rounds. (60 mins.)
Director: Sandy Grossman
 
7.
After MASH (1983 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
The Korean War has ended. Colonel Potter, Sergeant Klinger, and Father Mulcahy find themselves together once again, this time at a veteran's hospital. (30 mins.)
 
8.
Cop Rock (1990 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
In what must have been one of the shortest lived series on network television, "Cop Rock" was part "Real... (60 mins.)
 
9.
The Jackie Gleason Show (1961 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
The four panelists put their heads through a cutout in a board. They did not know what was painted on... (30 mins.)
Director: Seymour Robbie
 
10.
Hee Haw Honeys (1978 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
Lulu Roman runs a roadside diner that features music sometimes sung by Kathie Lee Gifford one of the two "Honeys" in the title of this Hee Haw spinoff... (30 mins.)
 
11.
The Secret Diary of Desmond Pfeiffer (1998 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  
The misadventures of Abraham Lincoln, his loony associates, and the only sane man amongst them, the President's black butler Desmond. (30 mins.)
 
12.
Hello, Larry (1979 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Larry Alder is a 44-year-old divorcee in Portland, Oregon, raising his two teenage daughters and hosting a call-in psychology radio show. (30 mins.)
 
13.
Twenty-One (1956 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Two contestants were placed in separate isolation booths. Each player in turn would be given a category and asked how many points... (30 mins.)
 
14.
Baby Bob (2002 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.0/10 X  
A married couple is shocked when they realize that they must deal with the fact that their six-month-old baby son can talk. (30 mins.)
 
15.
Manimal (1983 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A man who can change himself into any animal fights crime. (60 mins.)
 
16.
The Chevy Chase Show (1993 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.9/10 X  
1992 and 1993 saw great changes in late-night talk shows: Jay Leno took the place of Johnny Carson, David Letterman switched networks and time slots... (60 mins.)
 
17.
Casablanca (1983 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A short-lived prequel to Casablanca. (60 mins.)
 
18.
The Ugliest Girl in Town (1968 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
Short lived (four months) show about Timothy Blair, a Hollywood talent agent. He falls in love with Julie Renfield... (30 mins.)
 
19.
The P.T.L. Club (1976 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.7/10 X  
Daily religious-oriented series hosted by televangelists Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker, which adopted a talk-show format.
 
20.
The Phyllis Diller Show (1966 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The plot basically revolves around the Pruitt family living in Long Island, who live like royalty in a huge mansion... (30 mins.)
 
21.
Baywatch (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Television series about a cadre of attractive lifeguards who patrol a crowded recreational beach. (60 mins.)
 
22.
The Powers of Matthew Star (1982 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The adventures of high-school student Matthew Star, who is actually a superpowered alien prince from another world. (60 mins.)
 
23.
Sammy and Company (1975 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
(90 mins.)
 
24.
One of the Boys (1982 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
An energetic grandpa is invited to move out of his retirement home and into the cool pad of his college student grandson and his roommate. (30 mins.)
 
25.
Who Wants to Marry a Multi-Millionaire? (2000 TV Special)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1.2/10 X  
A high-stakes "till-death-us-do-part" Dating Game, but with better prizes. The bride got a $35,000 engagement ring...
Director: Don Weiner
 
26.
Life with Lucy (1986 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Lucy Barker is a grandmother living with her daughter's family while constantly getting into comedic predicaments. (30 mins.)
 
27.
Turn-On (1969 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
A multimedia presentation satirizing sex, politics, and everything else, splattered across the screen at blinding speed... (30 mins.)
 
28.
Supertrain (1979 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
The adventures of a nation-spanning train and its passengers. (60 mins.)
 
29.
Howard Stern (1994 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Raunchy interviews, sketches, and social commentary from the king of shock radio. (60 mins.)
 
30.
Unhappily Ever After (1995 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A "Married with Children" take-off with the twist of a schizophrenic father. (30 mins.)
Director: Gerry Cohen
 
31.
Homeboys in Outer Space (1996 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  
Straight-laced Morris Clay and fun-loving Tyberius Walker are two Han Solo wannabes who fly around the galaxy in the Space Hoopty... (30 mins.)
Director: Gerry Cohen
 
32.
Co-ed Fever (1979 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
What happens when an all-girls school goes co-ed? (30 mins.)
 
33.
Holmes and Yo-Yo (1976 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
The cases of a hard luck police detective and his android partner. (30 mins.)
 
34.
Alexander the Great (1968 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
(90 mins.)
Director: Phil Karlson
 
35.
Pink Lady (1980 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
(60 mins.)
Director: Rudy De Luca
 
36.
The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo (1979 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
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.)
 
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38.
Hell Town (1985 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The story of Noah "Hardstep" Rivers, a hard-living Catholic priest at a church in a crime filled neighborhood on the east side of Los Angeles. (60 mins.)
 
39.
The New Leave It to Beaver (1983 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
This show is the continuing adventures of the whole gang. Beaver and the gang are all grown up. Beaver... (30 mins.)
 
40.
Makin' It (1979 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Inspired by Saturday Night Fever, the nocturnal adventures of two young brothers at a disco and with their rambunctious Italian family. (30 mins.)
 
41.
The Tom Green Show (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Tom Green is a comedian who likes to go around and pull pranks on everybody. Among his most famous is putting a cowhead in his parent's bed... (30 mins.)
 
42.
The Flying Nun (1967 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
The misadventures of a nun who can fly and her convent and neighbours. (30 mins.)
 
43.
Woops! (1992 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The world is destroyed when kids accidently set off a nuclear missile causing the Russians to counterattack... (30 mins.)
 
44.
She's the Sheriff (1987 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  
Hildy Granger lives in a town near Lake Tahoe. Her husband's the Sheriff and after his death, she's made his successor... (30 mins.)
 
45.
a.k.a. Pablo (1984 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Paul (aka Pablo) is a Mexican-American living with his family in California as he struggles to break his way into the world of stand-up comedy...
 
46.
Me and the Chimp (1972 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  
Dentist Mike Reynolds is living a good life with his wife Liz and his two children. When Scott and Kitty find a chimp... (30 mins.)
 
47.
Rango (1967 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The adventures of Rango, a bumbling Texas Ranger stationed at Deep Wells Ranger Station in the late 19th century, and his sidekick, the cowardly Indian scout Pink Cloud. (30 mins.)
 
48.
Bless This House (1995 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A lazy and sarcastic postal worker and his wife raise two kids in violent New York City. (30 mins.)
 
49.
The Ropers (1979 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Stanley and Helen Roper, the beloved landlords from "Three's Company," have sold their apartment complex and moved into a new one... (30 mins.)
 
50.
Barney & Friends (1992 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  
From pretending to be a pilot on a make-believe airplane to pretending to be a pirate in search of buried treasure, Barney's friends discover that creativity lets them soar in the wings of imagination! (30 mins.)