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2. Sonny with a Chance (2009–2011)
TV-G | 23 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
Sonny, a talented Midwestern girl, has won a nationwide talent search to move to Los Angeles and star in a popular television series. Sonny's home and work life is documented along with her adjustment to life in the spotlight.
7. Garth Marenghi's Darkplace (2004– )
TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy
This parody series is an unearthed 80s horror/drama, complete with poor production values, awful dialogue and hilarious violence. The series is set in a Hospital in Romford, which is situated over the gates of Hell.
8. Let's Make Love (1960)
Approved | 119 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
When billionaire Jean-Marc Clement learns that he is to be satirized in an off-Broadway revue, he passes himself off as an actor playing him in order to get closer to the beautiful star of the show, Amanda Dell.
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9. The Famous Jett Jackson (1998–2001)
30 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
After having spent years in California working as the TV action hero Silverstone, Jett Jackson decides to move the show to his hometown in hopes of pursuing a more normal life.
12. Happy Go Lovely (1951)
Approved | 97 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
B.G. Bruno, a rich bachelor, the head of a successful greeting-card company in Scotland, is essentially a kind man but respectable to the point of stodginess and extreme stuffiness. An ... See full summary »
13. Kappa Mikey (2006– )
TV-Y7 | 22 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Parody of Japanese anime, featuring a guy named Mikey who travels to Japan to star in an anime, where he discovers his new co-stars are all basically walking anime clichés.
14. Greg the Bunny (2002– )
TV-14 | 12 min | Comedy
Greg the Bunny is one of the 3.2 million fabricated Americans ("puppets") living in the United States. Wanting a job that doesn't involve working only on Easter, he convinces his roommate ... See full summary »
17. Curly Top (1935)
Approved | 75 min | Family, Musical, Romance
Wealthy Edward Morgan becomes charmed with a curly-haired orphan and her pretty older sister Mary and arranges to adopt both under the alias of "Mr. Jones." As he spends more time with them, he soon finds himself falling in love with Mary.
18. Gold Diggers of 1935 (1935)
G | 95 min | Comedy, Musical
Romantic antics abound among the guests at a luxury hotel, including a stage director, an eccentric millionaire, and the daughter of a financial backer.
19. Dimples (1936)
Approved | 79 min | Family, Musical
Dimples Appleby lives with the pick-pocket grandfather in 19th century New York City. She entertains the crowds while he works his racket. A rich lady makes it possible for the girl to go legit. "Uncle Tom's Cabin" is performed.
21. Nobody's Watching (2006 TV Movie)
Two best friends challenge the WB to let them create a new sitcom - they're surprised when they're left to live on a sound stage and have their every move recorded while working on the project.
22. Here Come the Girls (1953)
Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Musical
A clumsy, full-of-himself chorus boy gets a chance at Broadway stardom when he's a stand in for a leading actor threatened by an infamous killer.
25. It Happened in Hollywood (1937)
67 min | Comedy
While hospitalized young Billy meets his silent movie idol Tim Bart but then the talkies came, destroying Bart's career. Now Bart must convince his young friend he is still a star.
26. New Cops (2016)
Comedy, Crime, Mystery
An ordinary man (played by Tim Morton) lives a dull life till his friend Chet (played by Jimmy Kustes) comes over to stay for a few days. His friend ropes him to various schemes and ... See full summary »
27. Kiki (1926)
108 min | Comedy
Kiki, a poor young woman who sells newspapers on the street corners of Paris, is able to land a job singing and dancing at a nearby theater. While she is there, she invites herself into the... See full summary »
28. The David Steinberg Show (1972– )
30 min | Comedy
Years before "The Larry Sanders Show" came this Canadian-made sitcom taking place behind the scenes of the fictional "David Steinberg Show," starring real-life comic David Steinberg. Like ... See full summary »
30. Wolf Canyon (2009 TV Movie)
22 min | Comedy
Isolated from any urban contact, the dysfunctional TV cast and crew of a third-rate syndicated action series "Wolf Canyon", fight spirit numbing boredom and madness in their makeshift trailer town on a Native reservation.
31. Star Quality (1985 TV Movie)
75 min | Comedy
In 1940's England, a young playwright is getting his first play produced by an important director. But the director wants to get a temperamental actress for the lead. And when Lorraine ... See full summary »
32. That's Right - You're Wrong (1939)
Approved | 94 min | Comedy, Music
Radio sensation Kay Kyser and his band are lured to Hollywood to make a movie, but the screenwriters assigned to the project have difficulty tailoring a script to Kyser's persona.
33. The Night Rider (1962 TV Short)
Approved | 26 min | Western, Short, Music
Tim is the boss of a trail-herding crew consisting of Kentucky, a cook who plays the guitar, Joe, and Marty, a young, impressionable cowhand who longs for the glamorous life of a gunfighter... See full summary »
39. Take Five and Other Tales (2001 Video)
90 min | Adventure
Three bondage vignettes in one Harmoney Concepts video. In the first, buxom blonde voice actress Amber is hired to do an impersonation - of a kidnapped princess. In the second Sadie and ... See full summary »
41. My OWN Time (2011– )
4 min | Reality-TV
OWN viewers and subject-matter experts are brought together in the OWN home to share tips and insights to live a more effective life. Hosted by Kristen Eykel, My OWN Time offers solutions ... See full summary »
This Is Your Music (1955– )
A Salute to Johnny Mercer
This episode focuses on the musical work of Johnny Mercer and is presented as a rehearsal for a performance of a musical revue called "Words by Johnny Mercer". Song and dance numbers are ... See full summary »
Batman: The Animated Series (1992–1995)
Almost Got 'im
Unrated | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
In a bar, a collection of Batman's enemies chat about their failed attempts to kill him.
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990–1996)
As the Will Turns
TV-PG | 23 min | Comedy
Will finds out what it is like to have a woman in his life that controls things. Also, Will lands a part in a soap opera and begins to see himself as a major star, spending money to fit his new status.
Dead Like Me (2003–2004)
Ashes to Ashes
TV-MA | 45 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
George tries to pass herself off as the relative of a homeless man, while Daisy performs as a temptress on Ray's reality show - much to Mason's disgust. Reggie, meanwhile, tries Goth on for size.
The Simpsons (1989– )
TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy
After coming close to death, Mr. Burns decides than it's time to find an heir to his empire, and chooses Bart because of his truly devious nature.
South Park (1997– )
Cartman's Mom Is a Dirty Slut
TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Comedy
Eric Cartman goes on a quest to find out who his father was. But when he learns who his mother slept with matters get complicated... because she slept with everybody in town.
American Horror Story (2011– )
TV-MA | 42 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
Matt and Shelby, a couple from Los Angeles, leave the city and move into a mysterious house in North Carolina, where strange things begin to occur.