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1. Short Circuit (1986)
PG | 98 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Number 5 of a group of experimental robots in a lab is electrocuted, suddenly becomes intelligent, and escapes.
2. Harvey (1950)
Not Rated | 104 min | Comedy, Drama
Due to his insistence that he has an invisible six-foot rabbit for a best friend, a whimsical middle-aged man is thought by his family to be insane - but he may be wiser than anyone knows.
3. Ball of Fire (1941)
Passed | 111 min | Comedy, Romance
A group of ivory-tower lexicographers realize they need to hear how real people talk, and end up helping a beautiful singer avoid police and escape from the Mob.
4. Character (1997)
R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Jacob Katadreuffe lives mute with his mother, has no contact with his father who only works against him and wants to become a lawyer, at all costs.
5. Torremolinos 73 (2003)
Unrated | 91 min | Comedy, Drama
Set in 1973 Spain, a struggling encyclopedia salesman and his wife take advantage of an offer to make adult films. The act turns him into an aspring legit filmmaker and her into an international sex symbol.
6. Maîtresse (1975)
X | 112 min | Drama, Romance
A common thief (Depardieu) breaks into the house of a professional dominatrix (Ogier), and begins to help her "train" her clients. Though this world is alien to his experience, he finds ... See full summary »
7. Dodsworth (1936)
Passed | 101 min | Drama, Romance
A retired auto manufacturer and his wife take a long-planned European vacation only to find that they want very different things from life.
8. The Cherry Orchard (1999)
Not Rated | 141 min | Drama
Madame Ranevskaya (Rampling) is a spoiled aging aristocratic lady, who returns from a trip to Paris to face the loss of her magnificent Cherry Orchard estate after a default on the mortgage... See full summary »
85 min | Documentary
After viewing this provocative documentary, you will never look at Wikipedia the same way. Filmmakers Scott Glosserman and Nic Hill engagingly explore the history and cultural implications ... See full summary »
12. The J-K Conspiracy (2004)
72 min | Comedy
San Diego radio host Dave Rickards is accused of stealing his partner's encyclopedia, triggering a comedic misadventure co-starring Bob Costas, Dom Irrera, Doug Flutie, Davy Jones, Dr. ... See full summary »
14. Death of a Champion (1939)
Approved | 67 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Oliver Quade is a pitchman who follows state fairs that feature dog shows---which limits his territory more than a little---at which he sells encyclopedias...and does it well as he ... See full summary »
15. Nit-Witty Kitty (1951)
Approved | 7 min | Family, Animation, Short
Tom has amnesia and believes he's a mouse. Jerry, finding him more obnoxious as a fellow rodent than as a cat, seeks to cure him with a blow to the head.
20. Woodman, Spare That Tree (1942)
7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
The Fox, a lumberjack, sets off to chop down his daily tree. He decides on the Crow's but the Crow is determined to save his home. He tries appealing to the Fox's sympathies with poetry and... See full summary »
24. This Month in History (2010– )
22 min | Documentary, History, Talk-Show
Dr. Leigh-Davis hosts "This Month in History," (formerly & a.k.a. "On This Very Month" & "On This Very Week";) telling listeners about historical events which occurred in the present month.... See full summary »
The Last Enemy (2008– )
TV-PG | Drama, Romance, Thriller
Stephen continues his search for Yasim as two groups track his movements, T.I.A. marketing intensifies at Parliament, and an unexpected illegal debarks at the port.
Unnatural History (2010– )
Fountain of Truth
Action, Adventure, Drama
Henry's Godfather leaves Henry a trunk containing artifacts which leads him to uncover a secret discovery made by Ponce de Leon.
How I Met Your Mother (2005–2014)
TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Romance
Ted, Robin, Marshall, and Lily all begin getting cold feet because of their imminent life changes, and Barney tries to prove that he can pick up a woman while posing as an 80-year-old man.
It Came from Beneath the Sink
Not Rated | 22 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
When her family moves into a new house, Kat finds a sponge which appears to be alive, but no-one will believe her. After the discovery, the family is besieged by bad luck, and Kat is convinced the sponge is behind it.
Three's Company (1977–1984)
Jack Looks for a Job
TV-PG | Comedy
Jack's job search lands him a job as a nude model and an encyclopedia salesman.
You Can't Do That on Television (1979–1990)
TV-Y | Family, Comedy
When the nameplate and star disappear from Christine's dressing room door, and her key no longer fits the lock, word spreads that she's being fired.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)
TV-14 | Comedy, Sci-Fi
Mike and the 'bots learn the 80s were worse than they thought as they endure the putrid sci-fi epic, Space Mutiny (1988).
Four Star Playhouse (1952–1956)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
A disillusioned Hollywood screenwriter returns to his old neighborhood bar, where he meets an alcoholic genius and undergoes an epiphany.
Good Times (1974–1979)
The Encyclopedia Hustle
TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy
The Evans family realizes that they may have been scammed by a blind man selling encyclopedias.
Telephone Time (1956–1958)
The Golden Junkman
30 min | Drama
A Greek immigrant to the US goes to work at a junkyard owned by his friend. As he becomes more successful, he brings his wife and sons over from Greece, but his wife dies in a flu epidemic,... See full summary »
The One with the 'Cuffs
TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Romance
Monica tries to avoid criticism when she caters a party for her mother. Chandler ends up half naked and handcuffed to a chair in Rachel's boss's office. Joey tries to get educated.