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1. Arrested Development (2003– )

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

9.1
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Level-headed son Michael Bluth takes over family affairs after his father is imprisoned. But the rest of his spoiled, dysfunctional family are making his job unbearable.

Creator: Mitchell Hurwitz | Stars: Jason Bateman, Michael Cera, Portia de Rossi, Will Arnett

Votes: 185,997

2. Better Off Ted (2009–2010)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.2
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In a science-based company, a manager tries to keep control of his scientists while being pressured by his shrewd boss.

Creator: Victor Fresco | Stars: Jay Harrington, Portia de Rossi, Andrea Anders, Jonathan Slavin

Votes: 20,803

3. Class of Nuke 'Em High (1986)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.6
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The pupils at a high school next to a nuclear power plant start acting and looking strange after buying contaminated drugs from a plant worker.

Writers: Richard W. Haines, Mark Rudnitsky, Lloyd Kaufman, Stuart Strutin, Graham Flashner | Directors: Richard W. Haines, Lloyd Kaufman | Stars: Janelle Brady, Gil Brenton, Robert Prichard, Pat Ryan

Votes: 5,541

4. The Sunshine Boys (1996 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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Two aging comedians who acrimoniously dissolved their act eight years earlier must overcome their differences when they have the chance for a lucrative movie comeback.

Writer: Neil Simon | Director: John Erman | Stars: Woody Allen, Peter Falk, Michael McKean, Liev Schreiber

Votes: 1,015

5. How to Sleep (1935)

Approved | 11 min | Comedy, Short

6.5
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A humorous look at the problems people have trying to sleep.

Director: Nick Grinde | Star: Robert Benchley

Votes: 423

6. He's My Guy (1943)

Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Music

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The former members of a vaudeville team meet up again in a defense plant during WW II.

Writers: M. Coates Webster, Grant Garett, Kenneth Higgins | Director: Edward F. Cline | Stars: Dick Foran, Irene Hervey, Joan Davis, Fuzzy Knight

7. And, There You Are (2010)

105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

2.3
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Ray Dalton [Roy Kirkland] is a successful businessman, snappy dresser, drives a Lexus on 22s and never meets a stranger, but love seems to be the hardest object to acquire. Ray gets lots of... See full summary »

Writers: Roy Kirkland, Doug Sebastian | Director: Doug Sebastian | Stars: Roy Kirkland, Stephen C. Terrio Jr., Tyler Mitchell, Eugene Mapp

Votes: 10

8. Remarks on Marx (2004 Video)

34 min | Short

7.0
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A documentary about the Marx brothers' films, personas, and careers as told by Hollywood writers, actors, and insiders.

Writer: Karen Hillhouse | Director: Karen Hillhouse | Stars: Dom DeLuise, Robert B. Weide, Irving Brecher, Anne Beatts

Votes: 58

9. The Kids in the Hall (1988–1994)
Episode: Episode #1.10 (1990)

Comedy

8.5
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Hoopla, McGuillicutty and Green, Wake Up!, MacIntyre Name, One Step at a Time, Nobody Likes Us, McGuillicuty and Kurosawa, Three for the Moon

Writers: Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald, Mark McKinney, Scott Thompson | Directors: Jack Budgell, Robert Boyd | Stars: Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald, Mark McKinney

Votes: 27

10. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958)
Episode: The Kleebob Card Game (1950)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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A door-to-door book salesman finds Gracie to be a tough customer; George and Harry try to get out of going to the movies by teaching their wives a confusing card game they invented for that purpose called "Kleebob."

Writers: Paul Henning, Sid Dorfman, Harvey Helm, William Burns | Director: Ralph Levy | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Bill Goodwin, Bea Benaderet

Votes: 35

11. Maalaala mo kaya (1991– )
Episode: Tsinelas (IV) (2013)

Drama, Romance

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How the simple lifestyle and strong leadership of Sec. Robredo was molded by his family and his experiences. How huge was the part of his wife and her three daughters in his success?

Writers: Arah Jell Badayos, Joan Habana | Director: Raz de la Torre | Stars: Jericho Rosales, Kaye Abad, Xyriel Manabat, Katrina Michelle Legaspi