Most Popular Titles With Willard Waterman


1. Bonanza (1959–1973)

TV-PG | 49 min | Western

7.3
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The adventures of Ben Cartwright and his sons as they run and defend their ranch while helping the surrounding community.

Stars: Lorne Greene, Michael Landon, Dan Blocker, Pernell Roberts

Votes: 6,141

2. Wagon Train (1957–1965)

75 min | Western

7.6
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Stories of the journeys of a wagon train as it leaves post-Civil War Missouri on its way to California through the plains, deserts and Rocky Mountains. The first treks were led by gruff, ... See full summary »

Stars: Frank McGrath, Terry Wilson, Robert Horton, John McIntire

Votes: 1,820

3. The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961–1966)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.4
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The misadventures of a TV writer both at work and at home.

Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore, Rose Marie, Morey Amsterdam

Votes: 6,912

4. 77 Sunset Strip (1958–1964)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Stu Bailey and Jeff Spencer were the wisecracking, womanizing private detective heroes of this Warner Brothers drama. Stu and Jeff worked out of an office located at 77 Sunset Strip in Los ... See full summary »

Stars: Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Edd Byrnes, Roger Smith, Jacqueline Beer

Votes: 866

5. The Apartment (1960)

Not Rated | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.3
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A man tries to rise in his company by letting its executives use his apartment for trysts, but complications and a romance of his own ensue.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray, Ray Walston

Votes: 123,060 | Gross: $18.60M

6. Maverick (1957–1962)

60 min | Comedy, Western

8.1
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Bret and Bart Maverick (and in later seasons, their English cousin, Beau) are well dressed gamblers who migrate from town to town always looking for a good game. Poker (five-card draw) is ... See full summary »

Stars: Jack Kelly, James Garner, Roger Moore, Lane Chandler

Votes: 1,876

7. Laramie (1959–1963)

60 min | Western

7.8
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It is the 1870s in Wyoming Territory. Slim Sherman and his 14-year-old brother Andy try to hang on to their ranch after their father is shot by a land grabber. They augment their slight ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Fuller, John Smith, Spring Byington, Dennis Holmes

Votes: 603

8. Cheyenne (1955–1963)

60 min | Western

8.1
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After the Civil War, nomadic adventurer Cheyenne Bodie roamed the west looking for fights, women and bad guys to beat up. His job changed from episode to episode.

Stars: Clint Walker, Clyde Howdy, Chuck Hicks, Lane Chandler

Votes: 1,001

9. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1991)

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.6
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A Disney-produced anthology covering many different genres.

Stars: Walt Disney, Paul Frees, Clarence Nash, Slim Pickens

Votes: 1,212

10. The Lucy Show (1962–1968)

30 min | Comedy

7.3
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The wacky misadventures of a forever scheming woman, her reluctant best friend and her cantankerous boss.

Stars: Lucille Ball, Gale Gordon, Vivian Vance, Jimmy Garrett

Votes: 1,787

11. Dennis the Menace (1959–1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.1
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Television episodes built around the same sorts of incidents found in Hank Ketcham's long-running comic strip.

Stars: Jay North, Gloria Henry, Herbert Anderson, Billy Booth

Votes: 1,328

12. The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (1959–1963)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.8
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Sensitive teenager Dobie Gillis (yes, Dobie being his real given name) exasperates his grocer father Herbert T. Gillis and is the apple of Winnie Gillis' eye, she being his mother. Dobie ... See full summary »

Stars: Dwayne Hickman, Bob Denver, Frank Faylen, Florida Friebus

Votes: 1,083

13. F Troop (1965–1967)

30 min | Comedy, Western

7.4
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The misadventures of the staff and neighbors of a remote US Army outpost in the Wild West.

Stars: Forrest Tucker, Larry Storch, Ken Berry, Melody Patterson

Votes: 1,883

14. Mister Ed (1958–1966)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.1
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The misadventures of a wisecracking talking horse and his human owner.

Stars: Allan Lane, Alan Young, Connie Hines, Mister Ed

Votes: 2,626

15. My Favorite Martian (1963–1966)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

7.3
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A sarcastic Martian comes to live with a hapless young Terran on Earth.

Stars: Ray Walston, Bill Bixby, Pamela Britton, Alan Hewitt

Votes: 1,408

16. Auntie Mame (1958)

Unrated | 143 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.0
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An orphan goes to live with his free-spirited aunt. Conflict ensues when the executor of his father's estate objects to the aunt's lifestyle.

Director: Morton DaCosta | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Forrest Tucker, Coral Browne, Fred Clark

Votes: 8,705 | Gross: $23.30M

17. The Real McCoys (1957–1963)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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From the hills of West Virginia, Amos McCoy moves his family to an inherited farm in California. Grandpa Amos is quick to give advice to his three grandchildren and wonders how his neighbors ever managed without him around.

Stars: Walter Brennan, Richard Crenna, Kathleen Nolan, Tony Martinez

Votes: 594

18. Father of the Bride (1950)

Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

7.2
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The father of a young woman deals with the emotional pain of her getting married, along with the financial and organizational trouble of arranging the wedding.

Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett, Elizabeth Taylor, Don Taylor

Votes: 8,405

19. Three Coins in the Fountain (1954)

Unrated | 102 min | Drama

6.3
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Three American women working in Rome, Italy, share a spacious apartment and the desire to find love and marriage, each experiencing a few bumps in their journeys to romance.

Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Clifton Webb, Dorothy McGuire, Jean Peters, Louis Jourdan

Votes: 2,437

20. Circus Boy (1956–1958)

30 min | Adventure, Family, Western

7.7
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12-year-old Corky has been adopted by a traveling circus owned by Big Tim Champion. He is water boy to baby elephant Bimbo and otherwise participates in the behind-the-scenes life of the circus.

Stars: Micky Dolenz, Noah Beery Jr., Robert Lowery, Bimbo the Elephant

Votes: 154

21. The Joey Bishop Show (1961–1965)

30 min | Comedy

7.2
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Joey Barnes is the host of a TV talk show originating in New York. Each episode dealt with events in his personal and professional life as a celebrity. Many guest stars appeared on the ... See full summary »

Stars: Joey Bishop, Joe Besser, Abby Dalton, Corbett Monica

Votes: 138

22. Rhubarb (1951)

Passed | 94 min | Comedy, Family, Sport

7.0
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Rich, eccentric T.J. Banner adopts a feral cat who becomes an affectionate pet. Then T.J. dies, leaving to Rhubarb most of his money and a pro baseball team, the Brooklyn Loons. When the ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Ray Milland, Jan Sterling, Gene Lockhart, William Frawley

Votes: 510

23. Walk on the Wild Side (1962)

Approved | 114 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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At the Doll House, a 1930's New Orleans bordello, Hallie is the main attraction both for clients and for Jo, the madame. Her comfortable if tedious life is disrupted by the arrival in town ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Laurence Harvey, Capucine, Jane Fonda, Anne Baxter

Votes: 1,437

24. 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: 472

25. Three Secrets (1950)

Approved | 98 min | Drama

7.1
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A five-year-old boy is the sole survivor of a devastating plane crash in the mountains of California. When the newspapers reveal the boy was adopted and that the crash occurred on his ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Eleanor Parker, Patricia Neal, Ruth Roman, Frank Lovejoy

Votes: 326

26. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

5.6
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An American anthology series, with a new Episode and different Actors each week. Hosted by Ronald Reagan the series was sponsored by General Electric's Department of Public Relations.

Stars: Ronald Reagan, Lee Marvin, Edgar Buchanan, Nancy Reagan

Votes: 209

27. The Red Skelton Hour (1951–2016)

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

Votes: 736

28. Lawman (1958–1962)

30 min | Western

8.1
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Lawman is the story of Marshal Dan Troop of Laramie, Wyoming and his deputy Johnny McKay, an orphan Troop took under his wing. In the second season Lily Merrill opens The Birdcage Saloon ... See full summary »

Stars: John Russell, Peter Brown, Peggie Castle, Emile Avery

Votes: 442

29. December Bride (1954–1959)

30 min | Comedy

8.4
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Charming and wise Lily Ruskin lives with her daughter and son-in- law who, along with her close friend Hilda Crocker, are always trying to find suitable older marriageable companionship for... See full summary »

Stars: Spring Byington, Frances Rafferty, Dean Miller, Harry Morgan

Votes: 139

30. Shirley Temple's Storybook (1958–1961)

60 min | Family, Fantasy, Romance

8.4
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Add a Plot

Stars: Shirley Temple, Pernell Roberts, Agnes Moorehead, Jonathan Harris

Votes: 105

31. Casey Jones (1957– )

30 min | Adventure, Western

8.0
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Television version of the classic train story of Casey Jones, the engineer of the steam-engine powered "Cannonball Express".

Stars: Alan Hale Jr., Bobby Clark, Eddy Waller, Dub Taylor

Votes: 103

32. Bat Masterson (1958–1961)

30 min | Western

7.5
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Dressed-up dandy (derby and cane), gambler and lawman roams the West charming women and defending the unjustly accused. His primary weapon was his wit (and cane) rather than his gun.

Stars: Gene Barry, Allison Hayes, Allen Jaffe, Ken Drake

Votes: 637

33. Riverboat (1959–1961)

60 min | Adventure, Western

7.8
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Grey Holden wins a river boat in a poker game which he then captains,along with his crew, in various adventures along the Mississippi river. This action series is set in 19th century America.

Stars: Darren McGavin, Dick Wessel, Jack Lambert, Burt Reynolds

Votes: 128

34. Date with the Angels (1957–1958)

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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New bride Vickie and her insurance salesman husband Gus involve their friends and neighbors in a variety of comic episodes.

Stars: Betty White, Bill Williams, Natalie Masters, Roy Engel

Votes: 74

35. No Man of Her Own (1950)

Approved | 98 min | Drama, Film-Noir

7.5
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A pregnant woman adopts the identity of a railroad crash victim and starts a new life with the woman's wealthy in-laws, but is soon blackmailed by her devious ex.

Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, John Lund, Jane Cowl, Phyllis Thaxter

Votes: 1,379

36. Hollywood or Bust (1956)

95 min | Comedy, Musical

6.6
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A singer who can't pay his bookie joins a nerdy, star-struck movie fan and his Great Dane in a cross-country convertible ride to Hollywood.

Director: Frank Tashlin | Stars: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Pat Crowley, Maxie Rosenbloom

Votes: 1,446

37. The Adventures of Jim Bowie (1956–1958)

30 min | Western, Adventure

7.7
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Set in the Louisiana Territory around 1830, wealthy planter Jim Bowie encounters many famous people in New Orleans or the backwoods, relying for protection on the knife he supposedly ... See full summary »

Stars: Scott Forbes, William Schallert, John Laing, Joyce Vanderveen

Votes: 135

38. Has Anybody Seen My Gal (1952)

88 min | Comedy

7.2
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An aging heir-less millionaire wants to leave his fortune to the unsuspecting family of his first love but not before testing his prospective heirs by living with them under the guise of a poor boarder.

Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: Piper Laurie, Rock Hudson, Charles Coburn, Gigi Perreau

Votes: 990

39. Fourteen Hours (1951)

Approved | 92 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.2
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An unhappy man threatens suicide by standing on the ledge of a high-rise building for 14 hours.

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Paul Douglas, Richard Basehart, Barbara Bel Geddes, Debra Paget

Votes: 1,701

40. Mystery Street (1950)

Passed | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.1
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A small town policeman is assisted by a Harvard professor when a human skeleton is found on a Massachusetts beach.

Director: John Sturges | Stars: Ricardo Montalban, Sally Forrest, Bruce Bennett, Elsa Lanchester

Votes: 1,997

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

30 min | Comedy, Romance

8.3
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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: 32

42. Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (1963–1967)

60 min | Adventure, Drama, Comedy

7.9
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Legendary entertainer Bob Hope hosted, and occasionally starred in, one of the last major anthology series on network TV. Both dramatic and comedy shows were presented, featuring many of ... See full summary »

Stars: Bob Hope, Jack Weston, Jack Kelly, George N. Neise

Votes: 121

43. Pete and Gladys (1960–1962)

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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Pete Porter is an insurance salesman and the somewhat-dour straight man to his perky and beautiful but scatterbrained wife, Gladys.

Stars: Harry Morgan, Cara Williams, Verna Felton, Shirley Mitchell

Votes: 84

44. It Happens Every Thursday (1953)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy

6.3
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A New York couple takes over a small town newspaper.

Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: Loretta Young, John Forsythe, Frank McHugh, Edgar Buchanan

Votes: 119

45. Angel (1960–1961)

30 min | Comedy

8.0
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Angel has just moved to America from France after getting married to her sweetheart, John. Although she tries her best to be a loving and responsible housewife for her new husband, she ... See full summary »

Stars: Annie Fargue, Marshall Thompson, Doris Singleton, Don Keefer

Votes: 25

46. Louisa (1950)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy

6.6
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To her family's discomfiture, grandmother Louisa starts dating two men...a grocer and her son's boss.

Director: Alexander Hall | Stars: Ronald Reagan, Charles Coburn, Ruth Hussey, Edmund Gwenn

Votes: 183

47. Riding High (1950)

Passed | 112 min | Comedy

6.2
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A horse trainer who has fallen on hard times looks to his horse, Broadway Bill, to finally win the big race.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Bing Crosby, Coleen Gray, Charles Bickford, Frances Gifford

Votes: 351

48. Markham (1959–1960)

30 min | Crime, Drama

8.8
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Roy Markham, a former successful New York attorney, becomes a private detective and his cases take him worldwide. For the first two months of the show, Markham had an assistant, John Riggs,... See full summary »

Stars: Ray Milland, Simon Scott, Henry Corden, Gail Bonney

Votes: 44

49. The Lawless (1950)

Not Rated | 83 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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A newspaper editor in a small agricultural town finds himself going against the people in the town when he gets involved in the plight of the area's fruit pickers, who are mostly Mexican.

Director: Joseph Losey | Stars: Macdonald Carey, Gail Russell, Johnny Sands, Lee Patrick

Votes: 307

50. Frontier Circus (1961–1962)

60 min | Western

7.9
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A one-ring circus travels through the American West in the 1880's.

Stars: Chill Wills, John Derek, Richard Jaeckel, J. Pat O'Malley

Votes: 34

51. The Great Gildersleeve (1954– )

30 min | Comedy

7.2
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Throckmorton Gildersleeve is a blustery "ladies" man who often finds himself in unusual predicaments. Raising his too smart nephew Leroy, he leans on his secretary Bessie and tries to ignore the advice of housekeeper Birdie.

Stars: Willard Waterman, Ronald Keith, Lillian Randolph, Stephanie Griffin

Votes: 26

52. Three for the Show (1955)

Approved | 93 min | Musical

6.2
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A widowed singer marries her late husband's songwriting partner, which leads to trouble when her first husband turns up very much alive.

Director: H.C. Potter | Stars: Betty Grable, Marge Champion, Gower Champion, Jack Lemmon

Votes: 258

53. Francis Goes to the Races (1951)

88 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.5
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The owner of a talking mule, now a horse-breeder, gets involved with gangsters.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Donald O'Connor, Piper Laurie, Cecil Kellaway, Jesse White

Votes: 318

54. One Happy Family (1961– )

30 min | Comedy

7.0
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Dick and Penny Cooper are married, yet can't afford their own home. They decide to move in with Penny's parents, Barney and Mildred Hogan; and her grandparents, Charley and Lovey Hackett. ... See full summary »

Stars: Chick Chandler, Elisabeth Fraser, Jack Kirkwood, Cheerio Meredith

Votes: 5

55. Get Yourself a College Girl (1964)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Music

4.9
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A college co-ed tries to balance her time writing songs and dealing with her publisher whom tries to pursue her.

Director: Sidney Miller | Stars: Mary Ann Mobley, Joan O'Brien, Nancy Sinatra, Chris Noel

Votes: 300

56. Ma and Pa Kettle Go to Town (1950)

Approved | 79 min | Comedy, Crime

6.8
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When Pa wins a jingle-writing contest, he and Ma head for New York City. They they get in trouble with gangsters when they lose some stolen money which they had already agreed to deliver to one of the thugs.

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Marjorie Main, Percy Kilbride, Richard Long, Meg Randall

Votes: 603

57. How to Be Very, Very Popular (1955)

Approved | 89 min | Comedy

5.4
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2 girls on the lam hide out in a college fraternity.

Director: Nunnally Johnson | Stars: Betty Grable, Sheree North, Robert Cummings, Charles Coburn

Votes: 141

58. My Brother the Angel (1965–1966)

30 min | Comedy

7.6
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Dick is a rising young business executive who life is turned upside down when his younger brother Tom reenters his life. This wouldn't be too unusual, but Tom had died two years earlier in ... See full summary »

Stars: Tom Smothers, Dick Smothers, Roland Winters, Ann Elder

Votes: 88

59. Mickey (1964–1965)

30 min | Comedy

6.4
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Mickey Grady leaves the Coast Guard to manage a ritzy beach hotel with his wife Nora plus boys Timmy and Buddy. But former supervisor Sammy has left problems that creates crazy situations for the by the book Mickey.

Stars: Mickey Rooney, Emmaline Henry, Sammee Tong, Tim Rooney

Votes: 12

60. Mrs. O'Malley and Mr. Malone (1950)

Approved | 69 min | Comedy, Mystery

7.0
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"Murder-on-the-train" mystery has lawyer Malone chasing his paroled embezzler client (Kepplar) who still hasn't paid Malone's fee. When Kepplar jumps parole on a train to Chicago, Malone ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Marjorie Main, James Whitmore, Ann Dvorak, Phyllis Kirk

Votes: 320

61. Peter Loves Mary (1960–1961)

30 min | Comedy

6.0
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Entertainers Peter and Mary Lindsey leave the excitement of New York City for Oakdale where Peter finds life dull. Mary, with housekeeper Wilma, involves herself with the children Leslie and Steve leading to misadventures.

Stars: Peter Lind Hayes, Mary Healy, Bea Benaderet, Merry Martin

Votes: 16

62. Camp Runamuck (1965– )

22 min | Comedy

7.6
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Summer-camp high jinks.

Stars: David Ketchum, Arch Johnson, Dave Madden, Nina Wayne

Votes: 51

63. Guestward Ho! (1960– )

30 min | Comedy, Western

8.0
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Babs Hooten, husband Bill and son Brook escape the frantic pace of NYC, buying dude ranch Guestward Ho in New Mexico. Their neighbor is Hawkeye who gives them bad advice he wants the Indians to reclaim the land if the Hootens fail.

Stars: Joanne Dru, J. Carrol Naish, Mark Miller, Flip Mark

Votes: 35

64. Vacation Playhouse (1963–1967)

30 min | Drama, Comedy, Crime

8.6
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Summer replacement show featuring pilot programs that had not been sold.

Stars: Soupy Sales, Ned Glass, Sid Gould, Darryl Hickman

Votes: 20

65. Darling, How Could You! (1951)

Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy

6.5
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Based on James Barrie's play "Alice Sit-By-The-Fire". In turn-of-the-century New York, a young girl who believes she's learned "the seamy side of life" from a risque play takes it upon ... See full summary »

Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Joan Fontaine, John Lund, Mona Freeman, Peter Hansen

Votes: 142

66. The Bing Crosby Show (1964–1965)

30 min | Comedy

6.1
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Domestic comedy about a middle-aged couple with two teenage daughters and a long staying friend.

Stars: Bing Crosby, Beverly Garland, Frank McHugh, Carol Faylen

Votes: 29

67. Watch the Birdie (1950)

Passed | 71 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.2
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A cameraman helps a heiress to get rid off her finacial adviser, who wants to get her money.

Director: Jack Donohue | Stars: Red Skelton, Arlene Dahl, Ann Miller, Leon Ames

Votes: 276

68. Room for One More (1962– )

30 min | Comedy

8.1
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An adaptation of the Cary Grant film of same title, George and Anna Rose have two biological children, two adopted. Their warm and caring household frequently finds space for yet another ... See full summary »

Stars: Carol Nicholson, Ahna Capri, Tim Rooney, Maxine Stuart

Votes: 28

69. The Halls of Ivy (1954–1955)

30 min | Comedy

8.6
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Charming Dr. William Hall is the urbane president of rural Ivy College. His pleasant life include his attractive wife, former actress Vicky and their all knowing housekeeper Alice. ... See full summary »

Stars: Ronald Colman, Benita Hume, Ray Collins, Herbert Butterfield

Votes: 26

70. Hail (1972)

PG | 85 min | Comedy

7.0
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A presidential advisor discovers that the President has assembled a secret army of vigilantes to suppress dissent and is setting up concentration camps in which to imprison protesters, ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Levinson | Stars: Dan Resin, Richard B. Shull, Dick O'Neill, Joseph Sirola

Votes: 37

71. Sunny Side of the Street (1951)

Passed | 71 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.4
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Ted Mason is a studio guide at CBS Television in Hollywood. His ambition is to get a break and become a headline singer such as 'Frankie Laine (I)', Toni Arden and Billy Daniels, who he ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Frankie Laine, Billy Daniels, Terry Moore, Jerome Courtland

Votes: 55

72. Hit Parade of 1951 (1950)

Passed | 85 min | Musical

5.5
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Director: John H. Auer | Stars: John Carroll, Marie McDonald, Estelita Rodriguez, Frank Fontaine

Votes: 11

73. Half a Hero (1953)

Approved | 71 min | Comedy, Music

5.9
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Audiences always roared with delight when Red Skelton went one-on-one with post-war life in The Yellow Cab Man, The Fuller Brush Man and other films. In Half a Hero, the legendary comic ... See full summary »

Director: Don Weis | Stars: Red Skelton, Jean Hagen, Charles Dingle, Willard Waterman

Votes: 165

74. Free for All (1949)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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An inventor comes up with a pill that turns water into gasoline. Complications ensue.

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Robert Cummings, Ann Blyth, Percy Kilbride, Ray Collins

Votes: 38

75. The Eve Arden Show (1957–1958)

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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A widowed mother tries to support herself and her twin daughters.

Stars: Eve Arden, Allyn Joslyn, Gail Stone, Karen Green

Votes: 28

76. Flame of Youth (1949)

60 min | Drama

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Director: R.G. Springsteen | Stars: Barbra Fuller, Ray McDonald, Danni Sue Nolan, Tony Barrett

77. Flaming Fury (1949)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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Director: George Blair | Stars: George Cooper, Roy Roberts, Billy Wayne, Peter Brocco

Votes: 7

78. Strictly for Laffs (1962 TV Movie)

22 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

5.2
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Director: Bob Searles | Stars: Dave Barry, Mel Blanc, Jack Durant, Paul Gilbert

Votes: 5

79. So You Want to Throw a Party (1950)

Approved | 10 min | Comedy, Short

7.1
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Joe and Alice McDoakes are planning on throwing a party, but Joe mixes up his list of creditors with the list of names Alice gave him to invite. The creditors have a much better time than Joe does.

Director: Richard L. Bare | Stars: George O'Hanlon, Phyllis Coates, Billy Curtis, Edward Gargan

Votes: 12

80. Summer Fun (1966– )

30 min | Comedy

8.0
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Summer replacement series on ABC which ran for seven weeks. The episodes consisted entirely of unsold comedy pilots

Stars: Sherry Alberoni, Cliff Arquette, Eleanor Audley, David Bailey

Votes: 6

81. So You Want to Be a Muscle Man (1949)

Approved | 10 min | Comedy, Short

6.5
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Ellery, who continually embarrasses Joe McDoakes with his physical prowess, makes a big hit with Joe's wife, Alice. Alice wants the piano moved and Ellery is on hand to do the job with such... See full summary »

Director: Richard L. Bare | Stars: George O'Hanlon, Clarence Ross, Phyllis Coates, Fred Kelsey

Votes: 20

82. So You're Having In-Law Trouble (1949)

Approved | 10 min | Comedy, Short

6.9
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Joe McDoakes'in-laws come to dinner and announce that they intend to spend the rest of the year, and Joe is furious. Then Joe's family arrives, and a battle royal begins between the opposing in-laws.

Director: Richard L. Bare | Stars: George O'Hanlon, Phyllis Coates, Billy Gray, Cleo Moore

Votes: 16

83. So You Think You're Not Guilty (1950)

Approved | 10 min | Comedy, Short

6.0
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Joe McDoakes (George O'Hanlon) pleads "not guilty" to a traffic violation but is convicted anyway. Handling this setback in his usual manner, the two-dollar fine quickly pyramids to a 10-year jail sentence.

Director: Richard L. Bare | Stars: George O'Hanlon, Phyllis Coates, Douglas Fowley, Don C. Harvey

Votes: 270

84. So You Want a Raise (1950)

10 min | Comedy, Short

6.2
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Joe McDoakes asks for a raise and is informed by his boss that the employee selected by him to run the office while he is on vacation will get a raise. Joe works hard and is selected, but ... See full summary »

Director: Richard L. Bare | Stars: George O'Hanlon, Phyllis Coates, Edward Gargan, Fred Kelsey

Votes: 25

85. Thompson's Ghost (1966 TV Movie)

30 min | Comedy, Fantasy

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The irrepressible Bert Lahr stars as Henry, a blundering 4700 year old spirit whose efforts to help a typical American family usually turn into disaster.

Stars: Phyllis Coates, Pamela Dapo, Trudy Howard, Barry Kelley

86. Markham (1959–1960)
Episode: A Cry from the Penthouse (1960)

30 min | Crime, Drama

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Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Ray Milland, Willard Waterman, Henry Rowland, Richard Reeves

87. Dennis the Menace (1959–1963)
Episode: A Dog's Life (1962)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

5.5
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The store owner tries to keep a dog out of his store. He puts the dog outside, and when Mr Wilson leaves the store, he follows Mr Wilson home. Now, Mr Wilson tries to keep the dog out of his yard.

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Herbert Anderson, Gloria Henry, Irene Tedrow, Willard Waterman

Votes: 14

88. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)
Episode: Ah There, Beau Brummel (1958)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

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Director: James Neilson | Stars: Ronald Reagan, Mabel Albertson, Judy Bamber, Sally Brophy

89. Vacation Playhouse (1963–1967)
Episode: All About Barbara (1963)

30 min | Drama, Comedy, Crime

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Director: Jack Donohue | Stars: Bea Benaderet, William Bishop, Larry Keating, Shirley Mitchell

90. The Great Gildersleeve (1954– )
Episode: Bard of Summerfield

30 min | Comedy

Gildy tries to impress a woman with his poetry composition skills and accidentally plagiarizes a famous poem.

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Willard Waterman, Marian Carr, Dee J. Thompson, Forrest Lewis

91. The Real McCoys (1957–1963)
Episode: Batter Up (1959)

30 min | Comedy

6.6
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Luke volunteers to coach Little Luke's baseball team, but soon finds himself beset by constant interference and advice from the other boys' fathers.

Director: Hy Averback | Stars: Walter Brennan, Richard Crenna, Kathleen Nolan, Tony Martinez

Votes: 7

92. The Great Gildersleeve (1954– )
Episode: Beauties and the Beast

30 min | Comedy

Gildy is called as a witness two of his lady friends when a beauty shop owner accidentally ruins the other woman's hair.

Star: Willard Waterman

93. The Great Gildersleeve (1954– )
Episode: Birdie's Golden Dream

30 min | Comedy

Gildie dismisses the dreams of his housekeeper as nonsense, therefore misses a golden opportunity.

Stars: Willard Waterman, Lillian Randolph

94. Peter Loves Mary (1960–1961)
Episode: Birth of a Salesman (1961)

30 min | Comedy

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Mary's cousin Wally furtively imposes himself on the Lindsey household and effectively establishes the Lindsey house as a base of operations to start a sales career.

Director: Sidney Miller | Stars: Peter Lind Hayes, Mary Healy, Bea Benaderet, Merry Martin

95. The Great Gildersleeve (1954– )
Episode: Calling Dr. Bergstrom

30 min | Comedy

A pretty female doctor mistakes Gildy's lovesick swooning for a real illness and confines him to the hospital.

Star: Willard Waterman

96. F Troop (1965–1967)
Episode: Captain Parmenter, One Man Army (1966)

25 min | Comedy, Western

7.2
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When F Troop finds out that none of them are legally enlisted, the troopers leave and only Captain Parmenter remains to fight off an Indian attack.

Director: Charles R. Rondeau | Stars: Forrest Tucker, Larry Storch, Ken Berry, Melody Patterson

Votes: 23

97. The Great Gildersleeve (1954– )
Episode: Circumstantial Evidence

30 min | Comedy

Gildy quits his job as Water Commissioner when he's unjustly accused.

Stars: Willard Waterman, Earle Ross, Barbara Stuart

98. The Great Gildersleeve (1954– )
Episode: Command Performance

30 min | Comedy

Gildy thinks Leroy has potential to be a professional singing cowboy.

Stars: Willard Waterman, Ronald Keith

99. Dennis the Menace (1959–1963)
Episode: Community Picnic (1962)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.6
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John Wilson and Henry Mitchell compete in the games at the community picnic.

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Herbert Anderson, Gloria Henry, Billy Booth, Willard Waterman

Votes: 9

100. The Eve Arden Show (1957–1958)
Episode: Cover Girl (1957)

30 min | Comedy

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Director: William D. Russell | Stars: Eve Arden, Allyn Joslyn, Frances Bavier, Gail Stone