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1.
Lawman (1958 TV Series)
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Lawman is the story of Marshal Dan Troop of Laramie, Wyoming and his deputy Johnny McKay, an orphan Troop took under his wing... (30 mins.)
 
2.
Wagon Train (1957 TV Series)
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Stories of the journeys of a wagon train as it leaves post-Civil War Missouri on its way to California through the plains... (75 mins.)
 
3.
The Lone Ranger (1949 TV Series)
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The adventures of the masked hero and his Native American partner. (30 mins.)
 
4.
Marcus Welby, M.D. (1969 TV Series)
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The show is about doctors Marcus Welby, a general practitioner and Steven Kiley, Welby's young assistant... (60 mins.)
 
5.
Mannix (1967 TV Series)
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Mannix worked originally for Wickersham at Intertect and then struck out on his own, assisted by Peggy Fair (whose cop-husband had been killed) and police department contact Tobias. (60 mins.)
 
6.
The Munsters (1964 TV Series)
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A family of friendly monsters have misadventures, never quite understanding why people react to them so strangely. (30 mins.)
 
7.
Leave It to Beaver (1957 TV Series)
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The misadventures of a suburban boy, family and friends. (30 mins.)
 
8.
Father Knows Best (1954 TV Series)
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The popular radio show comes to life in this hit sitcom about a wise family man, Jim Anderson, his common-sense wife Margaret and their children Betty... (30 mins.)
 
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The Addams Family (1964 TV Series)
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The misadventures of a blissfully macabre but extremely loving family. (30 mins.)
 
10.
Gunsmoke (1955 TV Series)
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Marshal Matt Dillon keeps the peace in the rough and tumble Dodge City. (60 mins.)
 
11.
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.)
 
12.
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.)
 
13.
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.)
 
14.
The Carol Burnett Show (1967 TV Series)
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Television show featuring skits by Carol Burnett and her comedy troupe. (60 mins.)
 
15.
The Streets of San Francisco (1972 TV Series)
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A veteran cop with more than 20 years of experience is teamed with a young Inspector to solve crimes in San Francisco. (60 mins.)
 
16.
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (1967 TV Series)
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The original rapid fire sketch comedy show. (60 mins.)
 
17.
Laredo (1965 TV Series)
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Rustlers, bank robbers, and their own wild schemes: a band of Texas Rangers keeps getting in and out of trouble... (60 mins.)
 
18.
Tate (1960 TV Series)
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The adventures of a one-armed gunfighter (he lost the use of an arm during the Civil War) in the Old West. (30 mins.)
 
19.
Police Story (1973 TV Series)
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Classic anthology series, which details the personal lives of the men and women of the Los Angeles Police Department... (120 mins.)
 
20.
The Comedy Shop (1978 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
 
21.
Mister Ed (1958 TV Series)
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Mister Ed is a horse who is owned by Wilbur Post. Mister Ed is not just any horse, he talks to Wilbur... (30 mins.)
 
22.
Three's Company (1976 TV Series)
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The misadventures of two women and one man living in one apartment and their neighbors. (30 mins.)
 
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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.)
 
24.
Shotgun Slade (1959 TV Series)
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A late entry in the TV Westerns boom of the late 50s. Shotgun Slade unlike other show hero wasn't a marshal... (30 mins.)
Director: Dann Cahn
 
25.
Bat Masterson (1958 TV Series)
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Dressed-up dandy (derby and cane), gambler and lawman roams the West charming women and defending the unjustly accused. His primary weapon was his wit (and cane) rather than his gun. (30 mins.)
 
26.
Maverick (1957 TV Series)
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Bret and Bart Maverick (and in later seasons, their English cousin, Beau) are well dressed gamblers... (60 mins.)
 
27.
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.)
 
28.
Movin' On (1974 TV Series)
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A pair of big-rig truckers, one a crusty old veteran, the other a college-educated youngster, team up to haul cargo across the country. (90 mins.)
 
29.
Kojak (1973 TV Series)
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A bald, lollipop sucking police detective with a fiery righteous attitude battles crime in his city. (60 mins.)
 
30.
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.)
 
31.
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.)
 
32.
Airwolf (1984 TV Series)
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As part of a deal with an intelligence agency to look for his missing brother, a renegade pilot goes on missions with an advanced battle helicopter. (60 mins.)
 
33.
Magnum, P.I. (1980 TV Series)
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The adventures of a Hawaii based private investigator. (48 mins.)
 
34.
Hawaii Five-O (1968 TV Series)
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The investigations of Hawaii Five-0, an elite branch of the Hawaii State Police answerable only to the governor and headed by stalwart Steve McGarrett. (60 mins.)
 
35.
Night Gallery (1969 TV Series)
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Host Rod Serling presents tales of horror illustrated in various paintings. (50 mins.)
 
36.
26 Men (1957 TV Series)
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True stories of the Arizona rangers around 1900. (30 mins.)
Director: Joseph Kane
 
37.
Petticoat Junction (1963 TV Series)
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The misadventures of the family staff of The Shady Rest Hotel and their neighbors of Hooterville. (30 mins.)
 
38.
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.)
 
39.
The Cisco Kid (1950 TV Series)
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The Cisco Kid and his English-mangling sidekick Pancho travel the old west in the grand tradition of the Lone Ranger... (30 mins.)
 
40.
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.)
 
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Branded (1965 TV Series)
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In the 1880s Jason McCord travels the country trying to prove he's no coward. He needs to do this because the military career of this West point graduate came to an end when he was thrown out of the army after being accused of cowardice. (30 mins.)
 
42.
Adam-12 (1968 TV Series)
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Two regular police officers patrol Los Angeles. (30 mins.)
 
43.
Dragnet (1951 TV Series)
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Sgt. Joe Friday and his partners methodically investigate crimes in Los Angeles. (30 mins.)
 
44.
Dragnet 1967 (1967 TV Series)
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Police Detective Sgt. Joe Friday and his partners investigate crimes in Los Angeles. (30 mins.)
 
45.
The Odd Couple (1970 TV Series)
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Two men, a neat freak and a slob separated from their wives, have to live together despite their differences. (30 mins.)
 
46.
Soap (1977 TV Series)
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The soap-operish antics of two families: the Campbells and the Tates. (30 mins.)
 
47.
The Benny Hill Show (1969 TV Series)
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A skit based show with Benny Hill, often containing smutty humour. (30 mins.)
 
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Cannon (1971 TV Series)
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Frank Cannon is an overweight, balding ex-cop with a deep voice and expensive tastes in culinary pleasures; he becomes a high-priced private investigator. (60 mins.)
 
49.
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.)
 
50.
Lost in Space (1965 TV Series)
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A space colony family struggles to survive when a spy/accidental stowaway throws their ship hopelessly off course. (60 mins.)
 
51.
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.)
 
52.
Hogan's Heroes (1965 TV Series)
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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.)
 
53.
Gidget (1965 TV Series)
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Frances "Gidget" Lawrence lives with her widowed college professor father in Southern California. Anne... (30 mins.)
 
54.
The Beverly Hillbillies (1962 TV Series)
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A nouveau riche hillbilly family moves to Beverly Hills and shakes up the privileged society with their hayseed ways. (30 mins.)
 
55.
The Rogues (1964 TV Series)
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The cousins St. Clair and Fleming are con-men so successful they no longer need to con. They can be persuaded, however, to use their skills: in a just cause, where a mark deserves it very, very much. (50 mins.)
 
56.
Green Acres (1965 TV Series)
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A New York City attorney and his wife attempt to live as genteel farmers in the bizarre community of Hooterville. (30 mins.)
 
57.
It Takes a Thief (1968 TV Series)
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The adventures of suave cat burglar Alexander Mundy, who plies his trade for the U.S. Government. (51 mins.)
 
58.
The Untouchables (1959 TV Series)
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Special Agent Eliot Ness and his elite team of incorruptable agents battle organized crime in 1930s Chicago. (50 mins.)
 
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The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961 TV Series)
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The misadventures of a TV writer both at work and at home. (30 mins.)
 
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The Ed Sullivan Show (1948 TV Series)
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The classic prime time variety show most famous for its vaudeville acts and rock music performances. (60 mins.)
Director: Kenneth Whelan
 
61.
Have Gun - Will Travel (1957 TV Series)
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The adventures of a gentlemanly gunfighter for hire. (25 mins.)
 
62.
Honey West (1965 TV Series)
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After the death of her father, sexy Honey West took over his high-tech private detective firm, assisted by rugged Sam Bolt and her pet ocelot Bruce. (30 mins.)
 
63.
The Brady Bunch (1969 TV Series)
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The misadventures of a large family united when two widowed people married. (30 mins.)
 
64.
The Jack Benny Program (1950 TV Series)
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The comic misadventures of the skinflint comedian and his friends. (30 mins.)
 
65.
Columbo (1971 TV Series)
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Los Angeles homicide detective Lieutenant Columbo uses his humble ways and ingenuous demeanor to winkle out even the most well-concealed of crimes. (100 mins.)
 
66.
The Jetsons (1962 TV Series)
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The misadventures of a futuristic family. (25 mins.)
 
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The Flintstones (1960 TV Series)
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The misadventures of two modern-day Stone Age families, the Flintstones and the Rubbles. (30 mins.)
 
68.
The Gumby Show (1956 TV Series)
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Innovative "Claymation" adventures of Gumby and his horse Pokey. (30 mins.)
 
69.
My Three Sons (1960 TV Series)
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Widower Steve Douglas raises three sons with the help of his father-in-law, and is later aided by the boys' great-uncle. An adopted son, a stepdaughter, wives, and another generation of sons join the loving family in later seasons. (30 mins.)
 
70.
I Dream of Jeannie (1965 TV Series)
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A United States astronaut finds his life vastly complicated when he stumbles on to a bottle containing a female genie. (30 mins.)
 
71.
The Andy Griffith Show (1960 TV Series)
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Widower Sheriff Andy and his son Opie live with Andy's Aunt Bee in Mayberry NC. With virtually no crimes to solve, most of Andy's time is spent philosophizing and calming down his cousin Deputy Barney. (30 mins.)
 
72.
Charlie's Angels (1976 TV Series)
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The adventures of three sexy female private eyes. (60 mins.)
 
73.
Perry Mason (1957 TV Series)
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A master defense attorney handles difficult criminal cases for his accused clients. (60 mins.)
 
74.
Gilligan's Island (1964 TV Series)
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Seven men and women are stranded on an uncharted island following a torrential storm. (30 mins.)
 
75.
That's Incredible! (1980 TV Series)
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A collection of amazing feats of human and animal endeavor. (60 mins.)
 
76.
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962 TV Series)
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A continuation of the dramatic anthology series "Alfred Hitchcock Presents" hosted by the master of suspense and mystery. (50 mins.)
 
77.
Ellery Queen (1975 TV Series)
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The son of a police detective solves baffling crimes. (100 mins.)
 
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Bewitched (1964 TV Series)
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A witch married to an ordinary man cannot resist using her magic powers to solve the problems her family faces. (25 mins.)
 
79.
The Partridge Family (1970 TV Series)
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The humourous adventures of a family of pop musicians. (30 mins.)
 
81.
Bachelor Father (1957 TV Series)
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Never-married attorney Bentley Gregg took on the task (with help from his "houseboy", Peter) of raising his young niece Kelly... (30 mins.)
 
82.
Wacky Races (1968 TV Series)
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The participants of an unusual car race compete around America. (30 mins.)
 
83.
Naked City (1958 TV Series)
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The cases of the NYPD's 65th Precinct. (60 mins.)
 
84.
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.)
 
85.
Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955 TV Series)
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Series of unrelated short stories covering elements of crime, horror, drama and comedy about people of different species committing murders, suicides, thefts and other sorts of crime caused by certain motivations; perceived or not. (25 mins.)
 
86.
The Honeymooners (1955 TV Series)
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A bus driver and his sewer worker friend struggle to strike it rich while their wives look on with weary patience. (30 mins.)
 
87.
The Jackie Gleason Show (1952 TV Series)
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(60 mins.)
Director: Frank Bunetta
 
88.
Hullabaloo (1965 TV Series)
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This was a Pop Rock weekly variety show seen on NBC As with ABC TVs "Shindig", which began 4 months earlier... (60 mins.)
Director: Steve Binder
 
89.
Shindig! (1964 TV Series)
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A musical variety show featuring the biggest acts in rock-n-roll performing their latest hits. (60 mins.)
 
90.
Chico and the Man (1974 TV Series)
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The relationship between a cranky old mechanic and a twentysomething Chicano. (30 mins.)
 
91.
Saturday Night Live (1975 TV Series)
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The famous guest host stars in parodies and sketches created by the cast of this witty show. (90 mins.)
 
92.
Sanford and Son (1972 TV Series)
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The misadventures of a cantankerous junk dealer and his frustrated son. (30 mins.)
 
93.
Family Affair (1966 TV Series)
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Bill Davis is a highly paid and successful engineer living in a large apartment in New York with his valet... (30 mins.)
 
94.
I Love Lucy (1951 TV Series)
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A daffy woman constantly strives to become a star along with her bandleader husband and gets herself in the strangest situations. (30 mins.)
 
95.
Car 54, Where Are You? (1961 TV Series)
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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... (30 mins.)
 
96.
Taxi (1978 TV Series)
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The staff of a New York City taxicab company go about their job while they dream of greater things. (30 mins.)
 
97.
That Girl (1966 TV Series)
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Ann Marie is a struggling actress living in New York City. In between trying to find jobs acting and modeling she has time for her boyfriend... (30 mins.)
 
98.
Laverne & Shirley (1976 TV Series)
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The misadventures of two single women in the 1950s and '60s. (30 mins.)
Director: Cindy Williams
 
99.
Julia (1968 TV Series)
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Julia Baker is a young African-American woman working as a nurse. She is also a widow (her husband died in Vietnam) trying to raise a young son alone. (30 mins.)
 
100.
McHale's Navy (1962 TV Series)
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The misadventures of a misfit PT Boat crew during World War II. (30 mins.)
 
101.
The Johnny Cash Show (1969 TV Series)
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(60 mins.)