TV Series Based on Films & TV Movies

by deano11 | created - 20 Oct 2011 | updated - 22 Dec 2016 | Public

These live-action series are adaptations, follow the events and prequels of the original movie and TV movie.

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1. Topper (1953–1955)

30 min | Fantasy, Comedy

8.3
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This series was about a somewhat grumpy and uptight banker, Cosmo Topper, and the ghosts which only he could see or hear, George and Marion Kerby. The Kerbys would often try to get Cosmo to... See full summary »

Stars: Anne Jeffreys, Robert Sterling, Leo G. Carroll, Buck

Votes: 324

2. The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (1954–1959)

30 min | Adventure, Family, Western

7.3
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Rusty was orphaned in an Indian raid. He and his dog Rin Tin Tin were adopted by the troops at Fort Apache in Arizona, and helped establish law and order in and around Mesa Grande.

Stars: Lee Aaker, James Brown, Rin Tin Tin II, Joe Sawyer

Votes: 496

3. Lassie (1954–1974)

30 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.7
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The ongoing saga of the Martin family and their beloved collie, Lassie.

Stars: Lassie, Jon Provost, June Lockhart, Hugh Reilly

Votes: 2,210

4. Dixon of Dock Green (1955–1976)

45 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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Constable George Dixon and his colleagues at the Dock Green police station in the East End of London deal with petty crime, successfully controlling it through common sense and human understanding.

Stars: Jack Warner, Peter Byrne, Geoffrey Adams, Arthur Rigby

Votes: 154

Based from the 1950 British crime film The Blue Lamp.

5. Sugarfoot (1957–1961)

60 min | Western

7.6
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Correspondence-school law graduate Tom Brewster travels west to seek his fortune. Unfortunately, his "cowboy" abilities leave a lot to be desired and earn him the nickname "Sugarfoot" which... See full summary »

Stars: Will Hutchins, Charles Fredericks, Don 'Red' Barry, Terry Frost

Votes: 264

Faithfully based on the 1954 Western The Boy from Oklahoma.

6. How to Marry a Millionaire (1957–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Romance

8.1
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Motherly Mike, ditzy but sexy Loco, and sensible Greta move to the big city to find themselves wealthy men to turn into husbands. After the first year Greta gets married with Gwen the new roommate in this syndicated series.

Stars: Merry Anders, Barbara Eden, Lori Nelson, Jimmy Cross

Votes: 37

7. The Thin Man (1957–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Mystery

7.5
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Amateur detectives Nick and Nora Charles investigate various crimes.

Stars: Peter Lawford, Phyllis Kirk, Asta, Jack Albertson

Votes: 169

8. Naked City (1958–1963)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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

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

Votes: 782

9. Margie (1961–1962)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy

7.6
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Margie is an average teenager but it's the 1920's and so many things are changing. Living with her parents and brother Cornell, she has a lively flapper friend in Maybelle while Heywood and... See full summary »

Stars: Cynthia Pepper, Dick Gering, Penney Parker, Wesley Marie Tackitt

Votes: 29

10. Going My Way (1962–1963)

60 min | Drama, Family

8.1
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Father O'Malley is sent to a parish in lower-class New York City to assist old, crusty pastor Father Fitzgibbon. Mrs. Featherstone is the housekeeper in the rectory. When he arrives, Father... See full summary »

Stars: Gene Kelly, Leo G. Carroll, Dick York, Nydia Westman

Votes: 56

11. The Farmer's Daughter (1963–1966)

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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Katrin "Katy" Holstrum seeks help from her congressman Glen Morley while he is in a predicament of needing a governess for his boys, Steve and Danny. Katy is hired and her common sense ... See full summary »

Stars: Inger Stevens, William Windom, Cathleen Nesbitt, Mickey Sholdar

Votes: 186

12. Flipper (1964–1967)

Not Rated | 30 min | Adventure, Family

6.4
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Ranger Porter Ricks is responsible for the animal and human life in Coral Key Park, Florida. Stories center on his 15-year-old son Sandy and 10-year-old Bud and, especially, on their pet dolphin Flipper.

Stars: Brian Kelly, Luke Halpin, Tommy Norden, Flipper

Votes: 1,629

13. Peyton Place (1964–1969)

30 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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The original primetime soap took place in the title town, which was founded by the Peyton family, whose members included the Harringtons. Some of the plots involved Rodney Harrington, the ... See full summary »

Stars: Ed Nelson, Barbara Parkins, Warner Anderson, Ryan O'Neal

Votes: 392

14. 12 O'Clock High (1964–1967)

60 min | Drama, War

8.2
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This series chronicles the adventures--in the air and on the ground--of the men of the 918th Bombardment Group of the U.S. Eighth Air Force. First commanded by irascible General Frank ... See full summary »

Stars: Frank Overton, Paul Burke, Chris Robinson, Robert Lansing

Votes: 727

15. Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1964–1968)

52 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.3
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The submarine Seaview is commissioned to investigate the mysteries of the seas. Usually it finds more problems than answers...

Stars: Richard Basehart, David Hedison, Robert Dowdell, Del Monroe

Votes: 2,450

16. Please Don't Eat the Daisies (1965–1967)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.1
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Based on the best-selling book and movie of the same name (Please Don't Eat the Daisies (1960)). Set in Ridgemont, New York, the Nashes are an unusual suburban family. Jim Nash, a college ... See full summary »

Stars: Pat Crowley, Mark Miller, Kim Tyler, Brian Nash

Votes: 227

17. Gidget (1965–1966)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy

6.9
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Frances "Gidget" Lawrence lives with her widowed college professor father in Southern California. Anne is her older sister who is married to John Cooper, an obtuse but lovable psychology ... See full summary »

Stars: Sally Field, Don Porter, Lynette Winter, Pete Duel

Votes: 1,059

18. The Ghost & Mrs. Muir (1968–1970)

30 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.7
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Lovely young widow Carolyn Muir, her two young children, and the maid discover that the New England seaside house they've moved into is haunted by the former owner -- an old salt named ... See full summary »

Stars: Hope Lange, Edward Mulhare, Reta Shaw, Harlen Carraher

Votes: 857

19. The Courtship of Eddie's Father (1969–1972)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.4
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Widower Tom Corbett raises his young son Eddie.

Stars: Bill Bixby, Brandon Cruz, Miyoshi Umeki, Kristina Holland

Votes: 851

20. Doctor in the House (1969–1970)

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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"Doctor in the House" follows the misadventures of medical students Michael Upton, Duncan Waring, Paul Collier and Dick Stuart-Clark. The lads basically mean well, but their habits of ... See full summary »

Stars: Barry Evans, Robin Nedwell, Geoffrey Davies, George Layton

Votes: 240

21. McCloud (1970–1977)

120 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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Sam McCloud is a Marshal from Taos, New Mexico, who takes a temporary assignment in the New York City Police Department. His keen sense of detail and detecting subtle clues, learned from his experience, enable him to nab unsuspecting criminals despite his unbelieving boss.

Stars: Dennis Weaver, J.D. Cannon, Terry Carter, Ken Lynch

Votes: 2,011

Based upon the 1968 movie Coogan's Bluff.

22. The Odd Couple (1970–1975)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy

7.9
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Two men, a neat freak and a slob separated from their wives, have to live together despite their differences.

Stars: Tony Randall, Jack Klugman, Al Molinaro, Penny Marshall

Votes: 4,020

23. M*A*S*H (1972–1983)

TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy, Drama, War

8.4
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The staff of an army hospital in the Korean war find that laughter is the best way to deal with their situation.

Stars: Alan Alda, Wayne Rogers, Loretta Swit, Jamie Farr

Votes: 42,641

24. Anna and the King (1972– )

30 min | Comedy, Romance

7.4
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A stern schoolteacher clashes with an aristocratic 19th-century king.

Stars: Yul Brynner, Samantha Eggar, Keye Luke, Eric Shea

Votes: 337

Based from 1956 film The King and I.

25. Madigan (1972–1973)

90 min | Drama, Crime

7.7
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Richard Widmark reprises his big screen role of Detective Dan Madigan in this single-season entry from "The NBC Mystery Movie." A tough, dogged cop, Madigan chases down crooks in his native... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Widmark, George Cole, Peter Vaughan, Fiona Lewis

Votes: 77

26. Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1973– )

30 min | Comedy

4.5
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Bob and Carol Sanders are a young couple who are definitely part of the hip generation. Their slightly older friends Ted plus wife Alice Henderson are a little stodgy and shocked by things like swimming in the buff.

Stars: Robert Urich, Anne Archer, David Spielberg, Anita Gillette

Votes: 25

27. Shaft (1973–1974)

73 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.8
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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. Each week presents a different case and a different ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Roundtree, Eddie Barth, Judie Stein, Paul Burke

Votes: 164

28. Paper Moon (1974–1975)

30 min | Comedy

7.1
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The adventures of Moses Pray, a con artist selling bibles to credulous widows, and Addie , a young girl, as they travel the roads of America during the time of the Great Depression in the 1930s.

Stars: Christopher Connelly, Jodie Foster, Vern Porter, Jacques Hampton

Votes: 103

29. Planet of the Apes (1974)

47 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.2
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Two astronauts and a sympathetic chimp friend are fugitives in a future Earth dominated by a civilization of humanoid apes.

Stars: Roddy McDowall, Ron Harper, James Naughton, Mark Lenard

Votes: 3,217

30. Alice (1976–1985)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

6.9
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A greasy-spoon diner in Phoenix, Arizona is the setting for this long-running series. The title character, Alice Hyatt, is an aspiring singer who arrives in Phoenix with her teenaged son, ... See full summary »

Stars: Linda Lavin, Beth Howland, Vic Tayback, Philip McKeon

Votes: 2,805

Based from 1974 film Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore.

31. Serpico (1976–1977)

60 min | Drama, Crime

6.9
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Frank Serpico was a maverick New York City detective who, after turning in a large number of "bad" cops and later being shot in the face, often went undercover to expose corruption in the ... See full summary »

Stars: David Birney, Tom Atkins, Nick Corello, Richard Foronjy

Votes: 114

32. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)

Not Rated | 30 min | Comedy

7.0
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A trio of black youths learn about life, love, friendship, credit cards, gambling, and a variety of other things while growing up in an inner city.

Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Danielle Spencer, Fred Berry

Votes: 2,268

Based from 1975's Cooley High; the setting was moved from 1960s Chicago to 1970s Los Angeles.

33. Logan's Run (1977–1978)

60 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.3
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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.

Stars: Gregory Harrison, Heather Menzies-Urich, Donald Moffat, Randy Powell

Votes: 1,404

34. The Paper Chase (1978–1986)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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A TV Series about a bunch of Law students, their everyday lives and their effort to make it through Law School. Hart, Ford, Bell and the rest of them have to face Kingsfield, the most ... See full summary »

Stars: John Houseman, James Stephens, Tom Fitzsimmons, James Keane

Votes: 622

35. The Dukes of Hazzard (1979–1985)

PG | 60 min | Action, Comedy

7.1
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The adventures of the fast-drivin', rubber-burnin' Duke boys of Hazzard County.

Stars: Tom Wopat, John Schneider, Catherine Bach, Denver Pyle

Votes: 7,925

Based from the 1975 movie Moonrunners.

36. Delta House (1979– )

30 min | Comedy

6.3
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The raucous exploits of Faber College's Delta House Fraternity in 1962.

Stars: John Vernon, Stephen Furst, Bruce McGill, James Widdoes

Votes: 92

37. The Bad News Bears (1979–1980)

30 min | Comedy, Sport

6.8
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The comic misadventures of a misfit Little League baseball team.

Stars: Jack Warden, J. Brennan Smith, Tricia Cast, Billy Jayne

Votes: 190

38. House Calls (1979–1982)

30 min | Comedy

6.4
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Dating someone you work with can create problems, as Charley Michaels and Ann Anderson learned. He was a surgeon at Kensington General Hospital in San Francisco, a good doctor but less than... See full summary »

Stars: Wayne Rogers, Ray Buktenica, David Wayne, Lynn Redgrave

Votes: 80

39. Freebie and the Bean (1980–1981)

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.3
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Series based on the Richard Rush film starring James Caan and Alan Arkin

Stars: Hector Elizondo, Tom Mason, William Daniels, George Loros

Votes: 23

40. Beyond Westworld (1980– )

60 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

5.0
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The security chief of an android manufacturing company must stop a mad scientist, who's sending the failed theme park's androids to infiltrate society for his own ends.

Stars: Jim McMullan, James Wainwright, William Jordan, Nancy Harewood

Votes: 173

41. Private Benjamin (1981–1983)

30 min | Comedy

6.2
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The misadventures of a spoiled young woman who joins the army and her friends.

Stars: Lorna Patterson, Hal Williams, Eileen Brennan, Lisa Raggio

Votes: 163

42. Fame (1982–1987)

60 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.9
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The stories of the students and faculty of the New York City High School for the Performing Arts.

Stars: Debbie Allen, Carlo Imperato, Gene Anthony Ray, Albert Hague

Votes: 2,407

43. Nine to Five (1982–1988)

30 min | Comedy

6.3
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The sit-com takes us into the further adventures of the characters from the movie of the same name.

Stars: Rachel Dennison, Valerie Curtin, Sally Struthers, Edward Winter

Votes: 251

44. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1982–1983)

60 min | Adventure

7.0
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A drama series, based on the classic musical film of the same name.

Stars: Richard Dean Anderson, Roger Wilson, Peter Horton, Drake Hogestyn

Votes: 213

45. Benji, Zax & the Alien Prince (1983)

22 min | Family, Sci-Fi

8.2
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Far distant from Earth on a red planet of Antars, a tyrant Zanu has killed their king and imprisoned the queen. The crown prince, their son, named Yubi (Christopher Burton) has escaped to ... See full summary »

Stars: Chris Burton, Ric Spiegel, Ken Miller, Benji

Votes: 359

46. Casablanca (1983)

60 min | Drama

6.2
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A short-lived prequel to Casablanca (1942).

Stars: David Soul, Hector Elizondo, Reuven Bar-Yotam, Ray Liotta

Votes: 95

47. The Four Seasons (1984– )

30 min

7.2
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Four couples spend four holidays together over the course of the four seasons. Based on the Alda film of the same name.

Stars: Jack Weston, Tony Roberts, Marcia Rodd, Barbara Babcock

Votes: 22

48. Blue Thunder (1984)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.1
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An advanced prototype police helicopter and their ground support crew battle crime.

Stars: James Farentino, Dana Carvey, Sandy McPeak, Dick Butkus

Votes: 1,016

49. Mr. Belvedere (1985–1990)

30 min | Comedy, Family

6.7
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The humourous adventures of an English housekeeper working for an American family.

Stars: Christopher Hewett, Bob Uecker, Ilene Graff, Tracy Wells

Votes: 2,982

50. Stir Crazy (1985–1986)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy

6.3
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Add a Plot

Stars: Joe Guzaldo, Larry Riley, Marc Silver, Jeannie Wilson

Votes: 21

51. Starman (1986–1987)

60 min | Sci-Fi

6.9
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An alien returns to Earth years after an earlier visit to reunite with his Earth son and together, they search for the alien's human wife.

Stars: Robert Hays, Christopher Daniel Barnes, Michael Cavanaugh, Patrick Culliton

Votes: 559

52. Gung Ho (1986–1987)

30 min | Comedy

6.3
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In an Japanese owned American car factory, the Japanese management and American workers attempt to work together.

Stars: Gedde Watanabe, Scott Bakula, Patti Yasutake, Stephen Lee

Votes: 35

53. Fast Times (1986)

30 min | Comedy

5.9
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The television series remake of the hit film Fast Times at Ridgemont High.

Stars: Claudia Wells, Courtney Thorne-Smith, James Nardini, Dean Cameron

Votes: 114

Based from the 1982 teen comedy film Fast Times at Ridgemont High.

54. Bustin' Loose (1987–1988)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy

7.1
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Forchion played one of the two cops along with Sol Stein who brings Jimmie Walker to live with the kids...

Stars: Jimmie Walker, Larry O. Williams Jr., Tyren Perry, Aaron Lohr

Votes: 19

55. Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1987– )

30 min | Comedy

6.1
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Newly wealthy Dave Whitman, a working class type, moves into Beverly Hills. Wife Barbara and daughter Jenny become social climbers, son Max less adaptable. They take in and receive advice from homeless philosopher Jerry.

Stars: Hector Elizondo, Anita Morris, Tim Thomerson, Evan Richards

Votes: 33

56. Max Headroom (1987–1988)

60 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.4
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In the near future, an intrepid investigative TV reporter does his job with the help of his colleagues and a computerized version of himself.

Stars: Matt Frewer, Amanda Pays, Chris Young, Jeffrey Tambor

Votes: 1,863

Based upon 1986 cyberpunk TV movie Max Headroom: 20 Minutes into the Future.

57. London's Burning (1988–2002)

50 min | Drama

7.0
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The lives of firefighters at Blackwall Fire Station.

Stars: Glen Murphy, Richard Walsh, Ben Onwukwe, Shirley Greenwood

Votes: 434

58. Dirty Dancing (1988–1989)

30 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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A continuation of the movie of the same name where Frances "Baby" Houseman falls in love with camp dance instructor Johnny Castle.

Stars: Melora Hardin, Patrick Cassidy, Paul Feig, Constance Marie

Votes: 105

59. Freddy's Nightmares (1988–1990)

TV-14 | 60 min | Horror, Thriller

6.5
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Freddy, the dream serial killer, hosts this anthology of stories set in Springwood.

Stars: Robert Englund, Todd Allen, Sandahl Bergman, Anne E. Curry

Votes: 2,205

60. War of the Worlds (1988–1990)

45 min | Action, Drama, Horror

6.7
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Humanity must resume its war against the Martians when they revive after decades of hibernation following their defeat in the 1950s.

Stars: Jared Martin, Lynda Mason Green, Philip Akin, Richard Chaves

Votes: 924

61. Baby Boom (1988–1989)

30 min | Comedy

5.6
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Yet another movie-turned-TV series that flopped was this comedy based on the 1987 Diane Keaton film of the same name. J.C. was the picture of Yuppiedom, a stylish, single, Harvard-educated ... See full summary »

Stars: Kate Jackson, Daniel Bardol, Joy Behar, Susie Essman

Votes: 59

62. In the Heat of the Night (1988–1995)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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The cases and adventures of the police forces in and around Sparta, Mississippi.

Stars: Carroll O'Connor, Alan Autry, David Hart, Hugh O'Connor

Votes: 2,597

63. Alien Nation (1989–1990)

60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.8
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A flying saucer crashed in the Mojave Desert and its inhabitants turned out to be alien slaves, bred to be super intelligent and strong, and controllable by their Overseers. These ... See full summary »

Stars: Gary Graham, Eric Pierpoint, Michele Scarabelli, Lauren Woodland

Votes: 4,159

64. Parenthood (1990–1991)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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Based on the 1989 Ron Howard film of the same name.

Stars: Ed Begley Jr., Jayne Atkinson, Max Elliott Slade, Thora Birch

Votes: 210

65. Uncle Buck (1990–1991)

30 min | Comedy

5.7
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Buck, a slob who drinks beer, smokes cigars, et cetera, becomes the guardian of his brother's three kids when his brother and wife are called out of town. Mrs. Hogoboom is the kids ... See full summary »

Stars: Kevin Meaney, Dah-ve Chodan, Jacob Gelman, Sarah Martineck

Votes: 110

66. Working Girl (1990– )

30 min | Comedy

6.9
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This situation comedy based on the popular film featured more of the adventures of secretary Tess McGill in the office setting.

Stars: Sandra Bullock, George Newbern, Anthony Tyler Quinn, Judy Prescott

Votes: 97

67. Ferris Bueller (1990–1991)

30 min | Comedy

5.4
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Based on the popular feature film "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," this half hour situation comedy followed the high school adventures of Ferris Bueller and his friends.

Stars: Charlie Schlatter, Brandon Douglas, Ami Dolenz, Richard Riehle

Votes: 446

Based from the 1986 teen comedy movie Ferris Bueller's Day Off.

68. Bagdad Cafe (1990– )

30 min | Comedy

7.1
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Sitcom based on the 1987 indie hit "Bagdad Café" follows two women, a desert motel and diner owner and her guest whose husbands just left them, who slowly develop a rocky friendship. Several colorful characters live there as well.

Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Jean Stapleton, James Gammon, Monica Calhoun

Votes: 260

69. Baby Talk (1991–1992)

30 min | Comedy

4.0
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This half hour situation-comedy featured the adventures of Baby Mickey, being raised by Maggie, a single mother starting her life over in the city.

Stars: Tony Danza, Paul Jessup, Ryan Jessup, Mary Page Keller

Votes: 132

Loosely based on the 1989 film Look Who's Talking.

70. Harry and the Hendersons (1991–1993)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.5
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The Hendersons were a typical sitcom family living in the Pacific Northwest who owned an unusual pet: a real live Sasquatch. While on a camping trip, the Hendersons found Bigfoot, and ... See full summary »

Stars: Bruce Davison, Molly Cheek, Zachary Bostrom, Carol-Ann Merrill

Votes: 951

71. Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventures (1992– )

30 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

6.3
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The time traveling misadventures of two seemingly dumb teen metalheads.

Stars: Evan Richards, Christopher Kennedy, Danny Breen, Don Lake

Votes: 119

72. Highlander (1992–1998)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.3
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Duncan MacLeod is Immortal, and must live in modern society, concealing his true nature while fighting other Immortals.

Stars: Adrian Paul, Stan Kirsch, Jim Byrnes, Alexandra Vandernoot

Votes: 10,951

73. The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (1992–1993)

45 min | Action, Adventure, Family

7.3
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The adventures of the archaeological treasure hunter in his youth as related by an elderly Indiana Jones.

Stars: Sean Patrick Flanery, George Hall, Corey Carrier, Ronny Coutteure

Votes: 6,106

Depicting the life of the young Indiana Jones from 1989's Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.

74. Weird Science (1994–1998)

30 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.9
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Gary Wallace and Wyatt Donnelly create their dream woman, Lisa, on their computer. Lisa has extraordinary powers and can grant the boys their wishes for short periods of time.

Stars: Michael Manasseri, John Asher, Vanessa Angel, Lee Tergesen

Votes: 2,727

75. Heartbreak High (1994–1999)

50 min | Drama

7.8
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The series based on the lives of a group of students who attend the fictional Hartley High School in Sydney. Praised for its willingness to tackle gritty issues, from drugs to romance to ... See full summary »

Stars: Callan Mulvey, Lara Cox, Emma Roche, Ada Nicodemou

Votes: 2,219

Based from Aussie 1993's The Heartbreak Kid.

76. RoboCop (1994)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.9
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Alex Murphy is RoboCop, a cybernetic policeman. A creation of a vast corporation, he fights crime and occasional corporate conspiracy in the near-future of Old Detroit.

Stars: Richard Eden, Yvette Nipar, Blu Mankuma, Andrea Roth

Votes: 1,435

77. Scarlett (1994)

PG-13 | 360 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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Atlanta, 1873. It's another day (Melanie's funeral, in fact), and Scarlett is determined to win back Rhett (who's spending a lot of time with Belle Watling). First, she goes to Tara and ... See full summary »

Stars: Joanne Whalley, Timothy Dalton, Annabeth Gish, Julie Harris

Votes: 2,477

Based from 1939's Gone with the Wind.

78. The Client (1995–1996)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.0
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This series was based on the book by John Grisham about Reggie Love, a lawyer, who just started her practice and is also a recovering alcoholic which was made into a movie starring Susan ... See full summary »

Stars: JoBeth Williams, John Heard, Polly Holliday, David Barry Gray

Votes: 178

79. Flipper (1995– )

60 min | Family, Drama, Adventure

5.4
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Dr. Keith Ricks returns to Florida to lead a team of scientists studying dolphins.

Stars: Jessica Alba, Laura Donaldson, Whip Hubley, Anja Coleby

Votes: 767

80. Dangerous Minds (1996–1997)

60 min | Drama

6.5
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Based on the major motion picture starring Michelle Pfeiffer.

Stars: Annie Potts, Tamala Jones, Cedrick Terrell, K. Todd Freeman

Votes: 102

81. F/X: The Series (1996–1998)

45 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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Rollie Tyler, a special effects expert, helps his detective friend solve crimes by making criminals see what they want to see. But what is real and what is illusion?

Stars: Cameron Daddo, Christina Cox, Richard Waugh, Jason Blicker

Votes: 573

82. Clueless (1996–1999)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy

5.7
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A television series, based on the popular movie of the same name. Many of the actors from the movie appear in the television series, including Dionne, Mr. Hall, Miss Giest, Amber, and ... See full summary »

Stars: Rachel Blanchard, Stacey Dash, David Lascher, Donald Faison

Votes: 2,087

83. Party Girl (1996– )

30 min | Comedy

6.3
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A spinoff of the cult film, Christine Taylor stars as Mary, a girl whose mother has passed away, leaving her to find herself in the clubs and parties of New York City. She is finally given ... See full summary »

Stars: Christine Taylor, John Cameron Mitchell, Merrin Dungey, Matthew Borlenghi

Votes: 15

84. Power Rangers Turbo (1997–1998)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Action, Family, Adventure

5.9
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Divatox has begun her invasion on Earth and the Power Rangers trade in their Zeo crystal powers for Turbo technology powers to combat this new threat.

Stars: Blake Foster, Gregg Bullock, Carol Hoyt, Donene Kistler

Votes: 1,478

85. Police Academy: The Series (1997–1998)

60 min | Comedy, Crime

4.9
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There is a brand new class of screw-ups at the Police Academy (1984). They face danger and try not to let their stupidity get in the way as they fight crime, often without even knowing it.

Stars: Matthew Borlenghi, Rod Crawford, Toby Proctor, Jeremiah Birkett

Votes: 840

86. Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2003)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

8.2
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A young woman is forced to fulfill her destiny of fighting vampires and demons with the help of her friends all the while struggling to live a normal teenage life of heart break and drama.

Stars: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Nicholas Brendon, Alyson Hannigan, Anthony Head

Votes: 110,779

87. Stargate SG-1 (1997–2007)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.4
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A secret military team, SG-1, is formed to explore the recently discovered Stargates.

Stars: Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Shanks, Amanda Tapping, Christopher Judge

Votes: 71,621

88. La Femme Nikita (1997–2001)

60 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.5
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Section One, a clandestine anti-terrorist organization, fakes the death of a jailed, convicted murderer and, believing her twin assets of beauty and ability to kill will make her a valuable... See full summary »

Stars: Peta Wilson, Don Francks, Eugene Robert Glazer, Roy Dupuis

Votes: 7,907

Based from the 1988 French film of the same title and 1993's The Assassin.

89. Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show (1997–2000)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.1
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Wayne Szalinski is a clumsy genius who comes up with new gadgets and experiments all the time, but something usually goes wrong and gets Wayne and his family into trouble, danger and fantastical adventure.

Stars: Peter Scolari, Barbara Alyn Woods, Hillary Tuck, Thomas Dekker

Votes: 1,103

90. Saban's Ninja Turtles: The Next Mutation (1997–1998)

TV-Y7 | 20 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.5
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In this live-action TV series, the Turtles are older than in the movies or cartoon, and are joined by a fifth, female Turtle. "Venus De Milo" mutated with the other 4 Turtles but was washed... See full summary »

Stars: Jarred Blancard, Mitchell A. Lee Yuen, Dean Choe, Richard Yee

Votes: 1,081

91. Timecop (1997– )

60 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.9
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Jack Logan is a time traveler from 2007, who hunts down rogue travelers and brings them to justice before they can alter the past.

Stars: Ted King, Don Stark, Cristi Conaway, Kurt Fuller

Votes: 383

92. The Crow: Stairway to Heaven (1998–1999)

43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
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A deceased street musician returns to life, and must restore the balance between good and evil to be reunited with his dead girlfriend.

Stars: Mark Dacascos, Marc Gomes, Sabine Karsenti, Katie Stuart

Votes: 1,844

Based from the 1994 film The Crow.

93. Highlander: The Raven (1998–1999)

45 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.4
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A female Immortal and thief tries to redeem herself with the help of an ex-cop.

Stars: Paul Johansson, Elizabeth Gracen, Patricia Gage, Hannes Jaenicke

Votes: 863

94. Mortal Kombat: Conquest (1998–1999)

40 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.6
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In this prequel to the movies, Kung Lao has triumphed in the Mortal Kombat tournament, defeating Shang Tsung and saving Earth Realm. Now, he must train a new generation of warriors for the ... See full summary »

Stars: Paolo Montalban, Daniel Bernhardt, Kristanna Loken, Tracy Douglas

Votes: 3,496

Prequel to the 1994 film based on the video game Mortal Kombat.

95. The Magnificent Seven (1998–2000)

60 min | Action, Western

7.7
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When an Indian village is threatened by ex-Confederate soldiers, several villagers head out to seek help. They recruit seven men, each with unique skills, who return to the village and take... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Biehn, Eric Close, Dale Midkiff, Ron Perlman

Votes: 1,276

96. The Net (1998–1999)

45 min | Thriller

6.3
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Computer programmer Angela Bennett discovers a shadowy group of cyber terrorists who completely erase her true identity. Falsely labeled a criminal, she finds herself on the run, and she'll never stop until she's got her life back.

Stars: Brooke Langton, Joseph Bottoms, Eric Szmanda, Mackenzie Gray

Votes: 310

97. BeastMaster (1999–2002)

43 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.4
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The sword and sorcery adventures of a wandering adventurer who has the ability to communicate with animals.

Stars: Daniel Goddard, Jackson Raine, Steven Grives, Monika Schnarre

Votes: 1,653

98. Lock, Stock... (2000– )

60 min | Drama, Comedy

7.5
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A man has a lot of money to spend and decides to spend it on a strip club.

Stars: Ralph Brown, Daniel Caltagirone, Scott Maslen, Shaun Parkes

Votes: 946

99. RoboCop: Prime Directives (2001)

R | 375 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

4.7
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Thirteen years after the original Robocop, Delta City, considered to be "The Safest Place On Earth!", has become a futuristic city owned and operated by OCP, and RoboCop, Alex Murphy has ... See full summary »

Stars: Page Fletcher, Maurice Dean Wint, Maria del Mar, Anthony Lemke

Votes: 2,017

100. Tales from the Neverending Story (2001– )

375 min | Drama, Family, Adventure

5.1
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Twelve-year-old Bastian Balthazar Bux had lost the wonderful imagination he had as a child somewhere between growing older, watching TV, going to school and playing with his Gameboy. But ... See full summary »

Stars: Johnny Griffin, Brittany Drisdelle, Valérie Chiniara, Stefano Faustini

Votes: 671