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1. The Lone Ranger (2013)

PG-13 | 149 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.5
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37 Metascore

Native American warrior Tonto recounts the untold tales that transformed John Reid, a man of the law, into a legend of justice.

Writers: Justin Haythe, Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio | Director: Gore Verbinski | Stars: Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer, William Fichtner, Tom Wilkinson

2. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)

PG | 109 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.8
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63 Metascore

Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, journeyman Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."

Writers: Douglas Adams, Karey Kirkpatrick | Director: Garth Jennings | Stars: Martin Freeman, Yasiin Bey, Sam Rockwell, Zooey Deschanel

3. 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

4. The Green Hornet (2011)

PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.9
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39 Metascore

Following the death of his father, Britt Reid, heir to his father's large company, teams up with his late dad's assistant Kato to become a masked crime fighting team.

Writers: Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, George W. Trendle | Director: Michel Gondry | Stars: Seth Rogen, Jay Chou, Christoph Waltz, Cameron Diaz

5. Flight of the Conchords (2007– )

28 min | Comedy, Music | Active

8.7
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Bret and Jemaine are Flight of the Conchords, a folk-rock band from New Zealand living in New York City in search of stardom.

Creators: James Bobin, Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie | Stars: Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie, Rhys Darby, Kristen Schaal

6. Guiding Light (1952–2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama

6.4
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Guiding Light takes place in the fictional Midwestern town of Springfield. In its early years the stories centered on the middle class Bauer family, but later the wealthy Spauldings, ... See full summary »

Creator: Irna Phillips | Stars: Kim Zimmer, Robert Newman, Lia Yang, Ron Raines

7. The Lone Ranger (1949–1957)

30 min | Western

8.0
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The adventures of the masked hero and his Native American partner.

Creator: George W. Trendle | Stars: Jay Silverheels, Clayton Moore, John Hart, Lane Bradford

8. The War of the Worlds (1953)

Approved | 85 min | Action, Sci-Fi

7.1
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The film adaptation of the H.G.Wells story told on radio of the invasion of Earth by Martians.

Writers: H.G. Wells, Barré Lyndon | Director: Byron Haskin | Stars: Gene Barry, Ann Robinson, Les Tremayne, Robert Cornthwaite

9. Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1998–2013)

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

8.7
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Improvisational comedy game show in which four players act out various comic games and sketches.

Creators: Mark Leveson, Dan Patterson | Stars: Drew Carey, Colin Mochrie, Ryan Stiles, Charles Esten

10. The Mighty Boosh (2003– )

30 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

8.4
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Vince Noir and Howard Moon have surreal adventures while working at a Zoo run by the deranged Bob Fossil (in series 1) and pursuing a career as musicians and living with the mystic Naboo ... See full summary »

Stars: Julian Barratt, Noel Fielding, Michael Fielding, Rich Fulcher

11. Little Britain (2003–2006)

29 min | Comedy

7.7
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Matt Lucas and David Walliams, the creators of this character-comedy sketch show, delight in all that is mad, bad, quirky and generally bonkers about the people and places of Britain.

Stars: Matt Lucas, David Walliams, Tom Baker, Paul Putner

12. The Shadow (1994)

PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.9
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In 30's New York City, the Shadow battles his nemesis, Shiwan Khan, who is building an atomic bomb.

Writers: Walter B. Gibson, David Koepp | Director: Russell Mulcahy | Stars: Alec Baldwin, John Lone, Penelope Ann Miller, Peter Boyle

13. Father Knows Best (1954–1960)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.5
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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, Bud and Kathy. Whenever the kids need... See full summary »

Creator: Ed James | Stars: Robert Young, Jane Wyatt, Billy Gray, Lauren Chapin

14. A Prairie Home Companion (2006)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.8
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75 Metascore

A look at what goes on backstage during the last broadcast of America's most celebrated radio show, where singing cowboys Dusty and Lefty, a country music siren, and a host of others hold court.

Writers: Garrison Keillor, Ken LaZebnik | Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Lily Tomlin, Meryl Streep, Woody Harrelson, John C. Reilly

15. The Green Hornet (1966–1967)

TV-PG | 99 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

7.7
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A newspaper publisher and his Asian valet/martial arts expert battle crime as the feared Green Hornet and Kato.

Creator: George W. Trendle | Stars: Van Williams, Bruce Lee, Wende Wagner, Lloyd Gough

16. The League of Gentlemen (1999–2002)

60 min | Comedy, Horror

8.6
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An interweaving narrative chronicling the antics of such diverse characters as: a transsexual taxi driver, a family obsessed with hygiene and toads, a fiery reverend, a carnival owner who kidnaps women into marriage, and a xenophobic couple who run a local shop for local people.

Stars: Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith, Jeremy Dyson

17. Dragnet (1987)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Crime

5.9
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The equally-straight-laced and "by the book" nephew of Joe Friday must work with his more laid-back partner to solve a mystery.

Writers: Dan Aykroyd, Alan Zweibel, Tom Mankiewicz | Director: Tom Mankiewicz | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Tom Hanks, Christopher Plummer, Harry Morgan

18. I'm Alan Partridge (1997–2002)

29 min | Comedy

8.7
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Alan Partridge a failed television presenter whose previous exploits had featured in the chat-show parody Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge, and who is now presenting a programed on local radio in Norwich.

Stars: Steve Coogan, Phil Cornwell, Simon Greenall, Felicity Montagu

19. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958)

30 min | Comedy

8.7
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Neighbor Blanche Morton frequently joins Gracie in escapades which annoy hubby Harry and provide George with an opportunity to offer a humorous soliloquy.

Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Bea Benaderet, Harry von Zell

20. Dragnet (1951–1959)

30 min | Drama, Crime, Mystery

7.7
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Sgt. Joe Friday and his partners methodically investigate crimes in Los Angeles.

Creator: Jack Webb | Stars: Jack Webb, Ben Alexander, Olan Soule, Vic Perrin

21. The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (1952–2014)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.5
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As the sons age, we go through their teenage dating problems, marriage and careers.

Stars: Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, David Nelson, Ricky Nelson

22. The Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy (1981 TV Mini-Series)

152 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi, Adventure

8.0
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An Earth man and his alien friend escape Earth's destruction and go on a truly strange adventure as space hitchhikers.

Stars: Simon Jones, David Dixon, Peter Jones, Sandra Dickinson

23. That Mitchell and Webb Look (2006– )

Comedy

8.0
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A comedy sketch show featuring David Mitchell and Robert Webb.

Stars: David Mitchell, Robert Webb, James Bachman, Mark Evans

24. Have I Got News for You (1990– )

29 min | Comedy, Game-Show

8.2
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Hilarious, totally-irreverent, near-slanderous political quiz show, based mainly on news stories from the last week or so, that leaves no party, personality or action unscathed in pursuit ... See full summary »

Stars: Ian Hislop, Paul Merton, Angus Deayton, Alexander Armstrong

25. A Bit of Fry and Laurie (1987–1995)

30 min | Comedy

8.6
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Comedy sketches written and performed by renowned duo Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie.

Stars: Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, Deborah Norton, Geoffrey McGivern

26. The Jack Benny Program (1950–1965)

30 min | Comedy

8.7
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The comic misadventures of the skinflint comedian and his friends.

Stars: Jack Benny, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Don Wilson, Dennis Day

27. Little Britain USA (2008– )

Comedy

7.7
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Stars: Matt Lucas, David Walliams, Tom Baker, Brett Gentile

28. Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1988–1998)

36 min | Comedy, Game-Show

8.3
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A British show in which actors and comedians improvise sketches in various "theatre-sports"-type games, based on audience suggestions. The games might include singing a Hoedown about Tory ... See full summary »

Creators: Mark Leveson, Dan Patterson | Stars: Clive Anderson, Ryan Stiles, Colin Mochrie, Richard Vranch

29. The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse (2005)

91 min | Comedy, Horror

6.1
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The notorious fictional town of Royston Vasey is under threat and its inhabitants are forced to leave.

Writers: Jeremy Dyson, Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith | Director: Steve Bendelack | Stars: Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith, Michael Sheen

30. The Red Skelton Hour (1951–1971)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy

8.3
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Long-running weekly show that spotlighted legendary comedian and beloved TV clown, Red Skelton. Each show featured comedy skits, gags and vignettes starring Skelton and guest performers.

Stars: Red Skelton, David Rose and His Orchestra, Art Gilmore, Tom Hansen Dancers

31. The Legend of the Lone Ranger (1981)

PG | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Western

4.9
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The sole surviving Texas Ranger of an ambush arranged by Butch Cavandish returns to fight back as a masked hero.

Writers: Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts, Michael Kane, William Roberts, Gerald B. Derloshon, George W. Trendle, Fran Striker | Director: William A. Fraker | Stars: Klinton Spilsbury, Michael Horse, Christopher Lloyd, Matt Clark

32. Our Miss Brooks (1952–1956)

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.1
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Miss Brooks teaches English at Madison High, rents a room from Mrs. Davis, gets rides to school with student Walter, fights with Principal Conklin, and tries to snag shy biology teacher ... See full summary »

Stars: Eve Arden, Gale Gordon, Jane Morgan, Robert Rockwell

33. Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge (1994–1995)

45 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.4
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A mock of a TV show where the host is rude to many of his guests.

Stars: Steve Coogan, Rebecca Front, Patrick Marber, Steve Brown

34. Room 101 (1994– )

29 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

6.9
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Stars: Paul Merton, Frank Skinner, Nick Hancock, Terry Wogan

35. Jam (2000– )

24 min | Comedy, Horror, Music

8.7
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A surreal, ambient mix of bleak comedy sketches.

Stars: Christopher Morris, Amelia Bullmore, David Cann, Julia Davis

36. The Day Today (1994– )

30 min | Comedy

8.7
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A spoof of the the British style of news broadcasting - including ridiculous stories, patronising vox pops, offensively hard-hitting research and a sports presenter clearly struggling for metaphors.

Stars: Christopher Morris, Steve Coogan, Patrick Marber, Rebecca Front

37. The Amos 'n Andy Show (1951–1953)

30 min | Comedy

8.7
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Stories mostly centered on The Kingfish's schemes to get rich, often by duping his brothers in the Mystic Knights of the Sea Lodge. Andy was particularly dupable. Amos mostly narrated.

Creators: Charles J. Correll, Freeman F. Gosden | Stars: Alvin Childress, Spencer Williams, Tim Moore, Johnny Lee

38. Goodness Gracious Me (1998–2014)

45 min | Comedy

8.4
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A British sketch comedy that explores the integration of Indian and British cultures through a series of satires,musicals and skits.

Stars: Sanjeev Bhaskar, Meera Syal, Kulvinder Ghir, Nina Wadia

39. This American Life (2007– )

22 min | Documentary | Active

8.5
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An anthology of true stories pertaining to various themes are illustrated.

Creator: Ira Glass | Stars: Ira Glass, Milo Finch, Chris Partyka, Cynthia Brown

40. Hancock's Half Hour (1956–1960)

30 min | Comedy

8.6
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TV version of the popular BBC radio show of the same name, with Tony Hancock as the modern man of the world (in his own eyes). Sid James is there to bring him back to earth.

Stars: Tony Hancock, Sidney James, Johnny Vyvyan, Alec Bregonzi

41. The Green Hornet (1940)

Approved | 258 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.1
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A newspaper publisher and his Korean servant fight crime as vigilantes who pose as a notorious masked gangster and his aide.

Writers: George H. Plympton, Basil Dickey, Morrison Wood, Lyonel Margolies, Fran Striker | Directors: Ford Beebe, Ray Taylor | Stars: Gordon Jones, Wade Boteler, Keye Luke, Anne Nagel

42. Royal Canadian Air Farce (1993– )

22 min | Comedy

4.4
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A comedy sketch show focusing on Canadian events and affairs.

Creators: Gord Holtam, Rick Olsen, Don Ferguson, Roger Abbott, Luba Goy, John Morgan | Stars: Don Ferguson, Luba Goy, Roger Abbott, Craig Lauzon

43. You Bet Your Life (1950–1961)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show

8.4
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Groucho Marx hosts a quiz show which features a series of competitive questions and a great deal of humourous conversation.

Stars: Groucho Marx, George Fenneman, Melinda Marx, Tuulikki Woods

44. My Friend Irma (1949)

Passed | 103 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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Prototype dumb blonde Irma and her slacker, wheeler-dealer boyfriend Al interfere in the love life of Irma's level-headed room mate Jane.

Writers: Cy Howard, Parke Levy | Director: George Marshall | Stars: John Lund, Diana Lynn, Don DeFore, Marie Wilson

45. A Date with Judy (1948)

113 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.6
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Developed from a radio program which began in 1941, hyperactive teenager Judy challenges and is challenged by her overly proper parents, pest of a brother Randolph and boyfriend Oogie.

Writers: Dorothy Cooper, Dorothy Kingsley, Aleen Leslie | Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Wallace Beery, Jane Powell, Elizabeth Taylor, Carmen Miranda

46. My Friend Irma Goes West (1950)

Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical

6.2
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Singer Steve, friend Seymour and fiance Jane, along with her dizzy blonde room mate Irma, have a series of misadventures on a California-bound train and end up involved with a gang of murderous gangsters in Las Vegas.

Writers: Cy Howard, Parke Levy | Director: Hal Walker | Stars: John Lund, Marie Wilson, Diana Lynn, Dean Martin

47. The Mighty Boosh Live (2006 Video)

Comedy

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Director: Nick Morris | Stars: Julian Barratt, Matt Berry, Dave Brown, Michael Fielding

48. Our Miss Brooks (1956)

85 min | Comedy

6.6
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Writers: Al Lewis, Joseph Quillan | Director: Al Lewis | Stars: Eve Arden, Gale Gordon, Don Porter, Robert Rockwell

49. Dead Ringers (2002–2007)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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Celebrities and politicians are lampooned by a talented team of impressionists in this comedy sketch show.

Stars: Kevin Connelly, Phil Cornwell, Jon Culshaw, Mark Perry

50. The Two Faces of Mitchell and Webb (2006 Video)

Documentary, Comedy

6.6
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Writers: James Bachman, Abigail Burdess, Mark Evans, David Mitchell, Robert Webb | Director: Nick Morris | Stars: David Mitchell, Robert Webb, James Bachman, Abigail Burdess