Most Popular Titles With Lorne Greene


1. Roots (1977)

TV-14 | 570 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.4
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A dramatization of author Alex Haley's family line from ancestor Kunta Kinte's enslavement to his descendants' liberation.

Stars: LeVar Burton, Todd Bridges, Robert Reed, John Amos

Votes: 13,657

2. Happy Days (1974–1984)

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

7.5
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The Cunningham family live through the 1950s with help and guidance from the lovable and almost superhuman greaser, Fonzie.

Stars: Ron Howard, Henry Winkler, Marion Ross, Tom Bosley

Votes: 13,031

3. 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: 6,340

4. Battlestar Galactica (1978–1979)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.1
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After the destruction of the Twelve Colonies of Mankind, the last major fighter carrier leads a makeshift fugitive fleet on a desperate search for the legendary planet Earth.

Stars: Lorne Greene, Richard Hatch, Dirk Benedict, Herbert Jefferson Jr.

Votes: 11,415

5. The Love Boat (1977–1987)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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The romantic and comic tales of the passengers and crew of the cruise ship, Pacific Princess.

Stars: Gavin MacLeod, Bernie Kopell, Ted Lange, Fred Grandy

Votes: 6,689

6. Wagon Train (1957–1965)

75 min | Western

7.5
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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: 1,876

7. Sesame Street (1969– )

TV-Y | 55 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.2
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On a special inner city street, the inhabitants, human and muppet, teach preschool subjects with comedy, cartoons, games, and songs.

Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Caroll Spinney, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 9,607

8. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)

TV-14 | 25 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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Series of unrelated short stories covering elements of crime, horror, drama, and comedy about people of different backgrounds committing murders, suicides, thefts, and other sorts of crime caused by certain motivations, perceived or not.

Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Harry Tyler, John Williams, Patricia Hitchcock

Votes: 11,471

9. Highway to Heaven (1984–1989)

Not Rated | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.7
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A probationary angel, sent back to Earth, teams with an ex-cop to help people.

Stars: Michael Landon, Victor French, James Troesh, Margie Impert

Votes: 3,361

10. Laugh-In (1967–1973)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Music

8.0
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The original rapid fire sketch comedy show.

Stars: Dan Rowan, Dick Martin, Ruth Buzzi, Gary Owens

Votes: 1,966

11. 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: 1,029

12. Battlestar Galactica (1978)

PG | 148 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.8
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After the destruction of the Twelve Colonies of Mankind, the last major fighter carrier leads a makeshift fugitive fleet in a desperate search for the legendary planet Earth.

Directors: Richard A. Colla, Alan J. Levi | Stars: Richard Hatch, Dirk Benedict, Lorne Greene, Herbert Jefferson Jr.

Votes: 7,027

13. The Electric Company (1971–1977)

TV-G | 28 min | Family, Comedy

8.2
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A comedy variety show that teaches basic phonetic and grammar concepts using live-action sketches, cartoons, songs, and Spider-Man episodes.

Stars: Jim Boyd, Morgan Freeman, Judy Graubart, Skip Hinnant

Votes: 1,398

14. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)

105 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.4
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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Doc Severinsen, Skitch Henderson

Votes: 2,528

15. Vega$ (1978–1981)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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Dan Tanna is a private investigator in the gambling town of Las Vegas, Nevada. Las Vegas can be seedy or glamorous, depending upon the point of view. This show is also notable for perhaps ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Urich, Bart Braverman, Phyllis Davis, Greg Morris

Votes: 1,147

16. Galactica 1980 (1980)

60 min | Sci-Fi

5.5
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When the Battlestar Galactica finally arrives at Earth, they find they must subtly raise its tech level and protect Earth from the Cylons.

Stars: Kent McCord, Barry Van Dyke, Robyn Douglass, Lorne Greene

Votes: 2,691

17. Police Squad! (1982)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy, Crime

8.5
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Sight gags and non-sequiturs dominate this spoof of police dramas. The six episodes formed the basis for the very successful "Naked Gun" film franchise.

Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Alan North, Rex Hamilton, Ed Williams

Votes: 12,164

18. The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (1977–1979)

60 min | Family, Mystery

7.6
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The cases of a pair of teen detective brothers and a teen girl amateur sleuth.

Stars: Shaun Cassidy, Parker Stevenson, Pamela Sue Martin, Ed Gilbert

Votes: 1,029

19. Good Morning America (1975– )

TV-G | 120 min | News, Talk-Show

5.1
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ABC's "Good Morning America" presents the News and Information Source of the day's topics and journalism. The 1st Co-Host Team of David Hartman & Nancy Dussault, 2nd was Sandy Hill, 3rd was ... See full summary »

Stars: Lara Spencer, Ginger Zee, Amy Robach, Robin Roberts

Votes: 1,005

20. Earthquake (1974)

PG | 123 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.8
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Various interconnected people struggle to survive when an earthquake of unimaginable magnitude hits Los Angeles, California.

Director: Mark Robson | Stars: Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, George Kennedy, Lorne Greene

Votes: 11,594 | Gross: $79.70M

21. Peyton Place (1957)

Approved | 157 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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A peaceful New England town hides secrets and scandals.

Director: Mark Robson | Stars: Lana Turner, Lee Philips, Lloyd Nolan, Arthur Kennedy

Votes: 4,433 | Gross: $25.60M

22. Reading Rainbow (1983– )

TV-Y | 30 min | Family

8.4
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Levar Burton introduces young viewers to illustrated readings of children's literature and explores their related subjects.

Stars: LeVar Burton, Jennifer Betit Yen, Arnold Stang, Fred Newman

Votes: 2,707

23. The Hollywood Squares (1965–1980)

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

6.8
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Contestants guess the correctness of celebrities' answers in order to win spaces in a tic-tac-toe game.

Stars: Kenny Williams, Peter Marshall, Cliff Arquette, Wally Cox

Votes: 667

24. Captain Kangaroo (1955–1992)

TV-G | 60 min | Family

8.1
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Daily children's program hosted by Captain Kangaroo (Robert Keeshan).

Stars: Robert Keeshan, Hugh Brannum, James E. Wall, Deborah Weems

Votes: 864

25. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.3
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Of the many anthology series, Playhouse 90 is considered the most ambitious with outstanding talent in front of the camera. Attracting top ranked directors and scripts it was often filmed live including the entire first season.

Stars: Richard Joy, Charles Bickford, Kim Hunter, Malcolm Atterbury

Votes: 221

26. The Dean Martin Show (1965–1974)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Music

8.3
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Dean Martin hosts, with several celebrities as guests. There are musical acts and comedy sketches that break down comedy, racial, and sexual barriers all at the same time.

Stars: Dean Martin, Sandahl Bergman, Dom DeLuise, Bob Newhart

Votes: 977

27. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.9
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A pinnacle of the Golden Age of Television, "Studio One" presented a wide range of memorable dramas and received eighteen Emmy nominations and five wins during its prestigious nine-year run... See full summary »

Stars: Betty Furness, Paul Brinson, Paul Branson, Mary Sinclair

Votes: 171

28. The Mike Douglas Show (1961–1982)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.3
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The Mike Douglas Show was a variety show out of Cleveland OH and then Philadelphia PA, broadcast in the daytime. It's structure was similar to The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson and The ... See full summary »

Stars: Mike Douglas, Ellie Frankel, Ellie Frankel Sextet, Stan Kann

Votes: 311

29. The Buccaneer (1958)

Approved | 119 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.6
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During the war of 1812, Louisiana buccaneer Jean Lafitte assists the Americans in defending New Orleans against the attacking British war fleet.

Director: Anthony Quinn | Stars: Yul Brynner, Claire Bloom, Charles Boyer, Inger Stevens

Votes: 1,870

30. Mike Hammer (1958–1959)

30 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.5
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The adventures of Mickey Spillane's tough-talking, brawling, skirt-chasing private detective Mike Hammer, who's always ready to use his fists on a "mug" or his charm on a "skirt" to get the case solved.

Stars: Darren McGavin, Bart Burns, Vito Scotti, Johnny Seven

Votes: 152

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

60 min | Family, Fantasy, Romance

8.4
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Stars: Shirley Temple, Pernell Roberts, Agnes Moorehead, Jonathan Harris

Votes: 108

32. The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour (1971–1974)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

7.1
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After a string of successful hit records, Sonny and Cher attempted to take the movie world by storm. After they failed in that attempt, they regrouped and refashioned, blossoming into a ... See full summary »

Stars: Sonny Bono, Cher, Ted Zeigler, Peter Cullen

Votes: 553

33. The Merv Griffin Show (1962–1986)

60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

6.7
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Merv Griffin invites a series of actors, actresses, writers, and directors to discuss the progressive work they have done and current culture, arts, and entertainment surrounding the numerous projects.

Stars: Merv Griffin, Arthur Treacher, Mort Lindsey Orchestra, Milt Kamen

Votes: 312

34. The Silver Chalice (1954)

Approved | 142 min | Drama, Romance

4.6
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A Greek artisan is commissioned to cast the cup of Christ in silver, and sculpt around its rim, the faces of the disciples and Jesus. He travels to Jerusalem and eventually to Rome to ... See full summary »

Director: Victor Saville | Stars: Virginia Mayo, Pier Angeli, Jack Palance, Paul Newman

Votes: 1,171

35. This Is Your Life (1955–2003)

30 min | Documentary, Biography

7.3
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Eamonn Andrews (later Michael Aspel) surprises celebrities by presenting them with the Big Red Book before taking them into the studio to tell viewers the story of their life, featuring ... See full summary »

Stars: Eamonn Andrews, Michael Aspel, Eric Sykes, John Mills

Votes: 134

36. Climax! (1954–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.1
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This was an anthology series that presented a different story and different set of characters on each episode. It ran from 1954 to 1958 and featured Casino Royale of James Bond fame that lead to a feature film of the same name.

Stars: William Lundigan, Art Gilmore, Mary Costa, Harry Townes

Votes: 139

37. Autumn Leaves (1956)

Approved | 107 min | Drama

6.7
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Millicent Wetherby is a middle-aged woman whose life is devoid of love and affection. Millicent's solitary existence changes when she encounters Burt Hansen a charismatic younger man. As ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Joan Crawford, Cliff Robertson, Vera Miles, Lorne Greene

Votes: 1,729

38. The Third Man (1959–1965)

30 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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Harry Lime makes money dealing art and solves crime to save his life.

Stars: Michael Rennie, Jonathan Harris, Naomi Chance, Rupert Davies

Votes: 110

39. Kraft Theatre (1947–1958)

60 min | Drama

8.5
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A well-received anthology series presenting live television dramas.

Stars: Vaughn Taylor, Ed Herlihy, Valerie Cossart, E.G. Marshall

Votes: 104

40. Suspicion (1957–1958)

60 min | Drama

8.7
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The show consisted of forty episodes, half were live and half were on film. The shows, often involving murder, were designed to confuse and mystify the audience and dealt with their fears ... See full summary »

Stars: Dennis O'Keefe, Cris Roberts, Mike Ragan, David Armstrong

Votes: 266

41. Code Red (1981–1982)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.4
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The adventures of a Los Angeles Fire Department Battalion Chief's family and crew.

Stars: Lorne Greene, Andrew Stevens, Martina Deignan, Julie Adams

Votes: 100

42. The Hangman (1959)

Not Rated | 87 min | Western

6.7
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U.S. Marshal Bovard comes to a small border town to identify and arrest a fugitive, but the whole town seems determined to prevent the Marshal from doing his job.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Robert Taylor, Tina Louise, Fess Parker, Jack Lord

Votes: 475

43. The Bastard (1978 TV Movie)

240 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.0
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Phillipe Charboneau is the illegitimate son of an English duke. When he travels from France to England to claim his inheritance, he incurs the wrath of his father's family, and is forced to... See full summary »

Director: Lee H. Katzin | Stars: Andrew Stevens, Tom Bosley, Kim Cattrall, Buddy Ebsen

Votes: 208

44. You Are There (1953–1971)

30 min | Drama, History

8.8
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Walter Cronkite hosted the reenactments of historical events. Shows included "The Landing of the Hindenburg", "The Salem Witchcraft Trials", "The Gettysburg Address", "The Fall of Troy", and "The Scuttling of the Graf Spee".

Stars: Walter Cronkite, Paul Birch, Todd Hunter, E.G. Marshall

Votes: 109

45. ITV Playhouse (1967– )

Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Stars: Michael Bryant, William Simons, Katherine Barker, Geoffrey Palmer

Votes: 34

46. Donny and Marie (1975–1979)

60 min | Music

6.1
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Long running variety show, featuring the brother-sister singing duo of Donny and Marie Osmond. The first season also featured all of the Osmond families, but Donny and Marie were obviously ... See full summary »

Stars: Donny Osmond, Marie Osmond, Paul Lynde, Ruth Buzzi

Votes: 282

47. The Alamo: Thirteen Days to Glory (1987 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 140 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.2
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Against orders and with no help of relief Texas patriots led by William Travis, Jim Bowie, and Davy Crockett defend the Alamo against overwhelming Mexican forces.

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: James Arness, Brian Keith, Alec Baldwin, David Ogden Stiers

Votes: 456

48. Producers' Showcase (1954–1957)

90 min | Drama, Musical, Comedy

8.3
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This program aired once every fourth week, and was one of the most costly live shows of the 1950s. Many stars appeared on this show.

Stars: Cyril Ritchard, Claire Bloom, Mary Martin, David Wayne

Votes: 69

49. The United States Steel Hour (1953–1963)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Live drama series that was one of the best television shows ever shown. Over two hundred live plays, covering all aspects of society, were shown.

Stars: Richard Kiley, Betsy Palmer, Hans Conried, Jeff Donnell

Votes: 90

50. Swing Out, Sweet Land (1970 TV Movie)

73 min | Comedy, Family, History

7.1
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John Wayne and an all-star cast tell the story of America.

Director: Stan Harris | Stars: John Wayne, Ann-Margret, Lucille Ball, Jack Benny

Votes: 111

51. Arthur Hailey's the Moneychangers (1976– )

Not Rated | 320 min | Drama

7.2
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This is the story of the happenings at a major bank. The first of which, is that the bank's President announces that he is dying, and that with no heir to take his place, he informs the ... See full summary »

Stars: Kirk Douglas, Christopher Plummer, Timothy Bottoms, Susan Flannery

Votes: 126

52. The Johnny Cash Show (1969–1971)

60 min | Music

8.7
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Stars: Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, The Statler Brothers, The Tennessee Three

Votes: 122

53. The Errand Boy (1961)

Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Family

6.4
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Paramutual Pictures wants to know where all the money is going, so they hire Morty to be their spy. Morty works for Mr. Sneak and gets a job in the mail room so that he can have access to ... See full summary »

Director: Jerry Lewis | Stars: Jerry Lewis, Brian Donlevy, Howard McNear, Dick Wesson

Votes: 1,533

54. Omnibus (1952–1961)

55 min | Drama, History, Music

8.9
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Starting out as a live show from New York City, "Omnibus" was hosted by Alastair Cooke and featured everything from discussions about science and the arts, to original works by such ... See full summary »

Stars: Alistair Cooke, Leonard Bernstein, Helen Hayes, Martin Gabel

Votes: 115

55. Bronco (1958–1962)

60 min | Western

7.4
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A former confederate soldier wanders the old west, and meets such famous characters as Jesse James, William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody, and Theodore Roosevelt.

Stars: Ty Hardin, Robert Colbert, Mike Road, Morris Ankrum

Votes: 262

56. The Wizard of Oz (1982)

Not Rated | 78 min | Animation, Family, Adventure

6.7
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Animated version of the classic story of a young farmgirl who is transported to the magic land of Oz.

Directors: Fumihiko Takayama, John Danylkiw | Stars: Aileen Quinn, Lorne Greene, Mari Okamoto, Kotobuki Hizuru

Votes: 280 | Gross: $0.61M

57. Dinah! (1974– )

90 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.8
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Dinah's show premiered 9 September 1974 and continued through to 4 September 1981. She started out the 70's with Dinah's Place which usually featured one guest and was more of a home ... See full summary »

Stars: Dinah Shore, Charles Nelson Reilly, Betty White, Norm Crosby

Votes: 133

58. The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna (1956–1960)

30 min | Comedy

8.2
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An American sitcom series starring Gale Storm. The series is about a Susanna Pomery, a cruise director for an ocean liner travelling the world.

Stars: Gale Storm, Zasu Pitts, Roy Roberts, James Fairfax

Votes: 122

59. The Joey Bishop Show (1967–1969)

90 min | Talk-Show

7.9
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Stars: Joey Bishop, Regis Philbin, Norm Crosby, Jan Murray

Votes: 107

60. The Trap (1959)

Not Rated | 84 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
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In a remote Californian desert town, a lawyer arranges for a wanted mobster to skip the country via a small airstrip but the local sheriff and his deputy could pose a problem.

Director: Norman Panama | Stars: Richard Widmark, Lee J. Cobb, Tina Louise, Earl Holliman

Votes: 319

61. Tight Spot (1955)

Approved | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.7
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A female inmate is whisked out of prison and into a police guarded hotel until the District Attorney can convince her to testify against the mob in the upcoming trial.

Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: Ginger Rogers, Edward G. Robinson, Brian Keith, Lucy Marlow

Votes: 1,124

62. Griff (1973–1974)

60 min | Crime, Drama

6.4
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Wade Griffin quits the police force after three decades to become a private eye.

Stars: Lorne Greene, Ben Murphy, Patricia Stich, Vic Tayback

Votes: 24

63. Encounter (1952–1961)

60 min | Drama

7.9
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An anthology television series aired from Toronto, Canada, and carried by both CBC and ABC. In Canada, the series was known as "General Motors Presents". The one-hour dramas were either ... See full summary »

Stars: Austin Willis, Barry Morse, Katharine Blake, James Doohan

Votes: 16

64. The Andy Williams Show (1962–1969)

60 min | Music

8.3
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Having hosted summer programs for three seasons before this, Andy Williams' program finally became a regular, year-round show. In addition to Andy, the program also featured numbers by a ... See full summary »

Stars: Andy Williams, Alan Osmond, Jay Osmond, Merrill Osmond

Votes: 132

65. SST: Death Flight (1977 TV Movie)

89 min | Adventure, Drama

3.7
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On its maiden flight, the crew of America's first supersonic transport learns that it may not be able to land, due to an act of sabotage and a deadly flu on-board.

Director: David Lowell Rich | Stars: Barbara Anderson, Bert Convy, Peter Graves, Lorne Greene

Votes: 398

66. Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (1948–1967)

60 min | Music

7.7
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Perry Como was an American Singer, who got his start on NBC Radio. In 1948, Because of his popularity, The cameras were simply brought into the radio studio to televise the radio broadcast ... See full summary »

Stars: Perry Como, The Ray Charles Singers, Frank Gallop, Mitchell Ayres Orchestra

Votes: 65

67. Greatest Adventure Stories from Bible (1985– )

Animation, Action, Adventure

8.5
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These are kid stories from the Bible. They cover such stories as creation, Noah, Esther, et cetera.

Stars: Darleen Carr, Rob Paulsen, Terence McGovern, Michael Rye

Votes: 22

68. The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour (1969–1972)

60 min | Comedy

6.9
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Variety series hosted by country/pop singer Glen Campbell.

Stars: Glen Campbell, Roger Carroll, John Hartford, Anne Murray

Votes: 68

69. The Last of the Fast Guns (1958)

Approved | 82 min | Mystery, Western

6.2
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On a mission to find a missing man in Mexico, gunfighter Brad Ellison learns that life is not as simple as it used to be.

Director: George Sherman | Stars: Jock Mahoney, Gilbert Roland, Linda Cristal, Eduard Franz

Votes: 266

70. The Gift of Love (1958)

105 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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Fearing she will die, a physicist's wife hopes her husband will be consoled by the orphan she adopts.

Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Lauren Bacall, Robert Stack, Evelyn Rudie, Lorne Greene

Votes: 280

71. Armstrong Circle Theatre (1950–1963)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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Documentary dramas, plays that were based on true stories, were the forte of Armstrong Circle Theater. Many movie actors and actresses got their start here.

Stars: Douglas Edwards, Sandy Becker, Bob Sherry, John Cameron Swayze

Votes: 63

72. Everyday (1978– )

30 min | Family

8.6
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Pleasant daytime family show where singing, instrument playing and discussions and such would take place.

Stars: Stephanie Edwards, John Bennett Perry, Jed Allan, Elizabeth Ashley

Votes: 16

73. Danger (1950–1955)

30 min | Drama

8.0
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Live psychological and murder mystery dramas, and one of the first U.S. television dramas to make effective use of background music.

Stars: Dick Stark, Edward Binns, Joseph Anthony, Richard Kiley

Votes: 46

74. Tidal Wave (1973)

PG | 82 min | Thriller, Sci-Fi, Drama

5.5
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Racked by earthquakes and volcanos, Japan is slowly sinking into the sea. A race against time and tide begins as Americans and the Japanese work together to salvage some fraction of the ... See full summary »

Directors: Shirô Moritani, Andrew Mayer | Stars: Lorne Greene, Keiju Kobayashi, Rhonda Leigh Hopkins, Hiroshi Fujioka

Votes: 267

75. Heidi's Song (1982)

G | 94 min | Animation, Family, Musical

6.2
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Orphan Heidi lives with her grandpa in Swiss Alps. She brings joy to all there. However, her aunt takes her to the city to live as a servant girl to a cold rich strict family and their nice but sad handicapped daughter.

Director: Robert Taylor | Stars: Lorne Greene, Sammy Davis Jr., Margery Gray, Michael Bell

Votes: 206 | Gross: $5.12M

76. Aloha Paradise (1981– )

60 min | Comedy

7.7
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Each week, visitors would be welcomed by Ms. Chase to the Paradise Village holiday resort in sunny Hawaii. Most of the guests had the same reason for booking their vacations here: to ... See full summary »

Stars: Debbie Reynolds, Bill Daily, Pat Klous, Mokihana

Votes: 16

77. Studio 57 (1954–1958)

30 min | Drama, Family

8.8
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This dramatic anthology series went into open syndication when the DuMont Television Network ceased operations.

Stars: Joel Aldrich, Tim Graham, Jean Byron, Paul Bryar

Votes: 92

78. Vasectomy: A Delicate Matter (1986)

PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy

3.8
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A bank executive is not having a good day. After giving birth to their eighth child, his wife insists that he have a vasectomy, something he doesn't even want to think about. On top of that... See full summary »

Director: Robert Burge | Stars: Paul Sorvino, Abe Vigoda, Ina Balin, Cassandra Edwards

Votes: 67

79. Klondike Fever (1980)

PG | 119 min | Adventure

5.4
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This movie chronicled Jack London's epic journey from San Francisco to the Klondike gold fields in 1898.

Director: Peter Carter | Stars: Jeff East, Rod Steiger, Angie Dickinson, Lorne Greene

Votes: 97

80. The Canadian Conspiracy (1985 TV Movie)

70 min | Comedy

7.6
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A mockumentary illustrating a supposed conspiracy to infilitrate American culture through employment in the entertainment industry.

Director: Robert Boyd | Stars: Damir Andrei, Bernard Behrens, George Buza, John Candy

Votes: 145

81. The Hard Man (1957)

Approved | 80 min | Western

6.2
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A lawman becomes a Deputy in a town where he suspects the friend he had to kill in self defense, was framed for murder.

Director: George Sherman | Stars: Guy Madison, Valerie French, Lorne Greene, Barry Atwater

Votes: 222

82. The Alcoa Hour (1955–1957)

60 min | Drama

7.2
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This live series featured adaptations of other works (novels, plays, et cetera) plus original works for the show. It was primarily dramas, but a few musicals also were presented. The show ... See full summary »

Stars: Luis Van Rooten, Loïs Bolton, Robert Emhardt, Robert Dryden

Votes: 52

83. The Big Picture (1950–1967)

30 min | Documentary

7.3
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Various aspects of the U.S. Army are illustrated.

Stars: Audie Murphy, Vic Morrow, Stuart Queen, Lorne Greene

Votes: 20

84. The David Frost Show (1969–1972)

90 min | Talk-Show

8.4
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American show featuring the popular British talk show host.

Stars: David Frost, Gerri Granger, Tiny Tim, Dana Valery

Votes: 116

85. Life and Times (1996– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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Biographies of famous Canadians.

Stars: Ann-Marie MacDonald, June Callwood, Norman Jewison, Peter Gzowski

Votes: 35

86. The Kraft Music Hall (1967–1971)

60 min | Music

6.4
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A few years after Perry Como left as host, "The Kraft Music Hall" was revived as a regular series from 1967-71. There was no set host during this period, and various guest hosts, usually a ... See full summary »

Stars: Ed Herlihy, Alan King, Eddy Arnold, Anne Meara

Votes: 62

87. A Time for Miracles (1980 TV Movie)

97 min | Biography, Drama

7.0
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A true story about Elizabeth Bayley Seton, the first American to ever be canonized as a saint by the Pope. She took up Catholicism after the death of her rich husband, fought bigotry, and opened free Catholic schools and orphanages.

Director: Michael O'Herlihy | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Rossano Brazzi, John Forsythe

Votes: 66

88. Folio (1955–1959)

Drama, Musical

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Stars: Douglas Rain, Jack Creley, Lloyd Bochner, Frank Peddie

89. Appointment with Destiny (1971–1973)

60 min | Drama, Western

8.2
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In my first post, I was talking about the film, Appointment with Destiny: The Last Days of John Dillinger (1971).

Stars: Lorne Greene, David H. Vowell, Tim Janes, Thomas Hunter

Votes: 12

90. Here's Hollywood (1960–1962)

30 min | Talk-Show

8.6
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Hollywood celebrities are interviewed, often at their homes.

Stars: Dean Miller, Helen O'Connell, Jack Linkletter, Joanne Jordan

Votes: 76

91. Living Legend: The King of Rock and Roll (1980)

PG | 92 min | Drama

5.1
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The story revolved around Eli Caulfield, the King of Rock & Roll. On stage, he is supreme, in his private life, nothing goes right, and his health is jeopardized by the overuse of ... See full summary »

Director: Worth Keeter | Stars: Earl Owensby, William T. Hicks, Ginger Alden, Elijah Christopher Perry

Votes: 11

92. The Andy Williams Show (1969–1971)

60 min | Comedy, Music

8.1
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Coming back to television after taking a year off, Andy Williams hosted this musical/comedy variety show. While his earlier programs had stuck with more traditional music, this new show ... See full summary »

Stars: Allan Blye, Andy Williams, Janos Prohaska, The Osmonds

Votes: 70

93. V.I.P.-Schaukel (1971– )

60 min | Documentary

7.9
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Stars: Margret Dünser, Carroll Righter, Prince Philip, Rhonda Fleming

Votes: 82

94. The Trial of Lee Harvey Oswald (1977 TV Movie)

210 min | Drama

7.0
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The bizarre story behind Lee Harvey Oswald, the man accused of assassinating U.S. President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, Texas on November 22, 1963, and what might have happened had he been brought to trial.

Directors: Gordon Davidson, David Greene | Stars: Ben Gazzara, Lorne Greene, Frances Lee McCain, Lawrence Pressman

Votes: 111

95. The Special London Bridge Special (1972 TV Movie)

48 min | Comedy, Musical

5.9
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In 1972, the Arizona State Park bought the London Bridge. Tom Jones (as himself) is magically transported to the bridge's new location where he, befuddled, sings with other celebrities, has adventures, and gets kidnapped by "the villain".

Director: David Winters | Stars: Tom Jones, Jennifer O'Neill, Kirk Douglas, Rudolf Nureyev

Votes: 36

96. Pink Lady (1980– )

60 min | Comedy, Music

5.0
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Stars: Keiko Masuda, Mie, Jeff Altman, Smith Wordes

Votes: 71

97. Die Drehscheibe (1964–1982)

40 min | Music

8.9
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Stars: Helge Philipp, Oldwig Jancke, Rut Speer, Gerd Mausbach

Votes: 36

98. The Jack Paar Program (1962–1965)

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.6
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This was a variety show, hosted by Jack Paar, that had live and filmed interviews with famous people; comedy and musical acts; and home movies of trips Paar took with his wife Miriam and ... See full summary »

Stars: Jack Paar, Jose Melis, Jim G. Lucas, Jonathan Winters

Votes: 93

99. The Elgin Hour (1954–1955)

60 min | Drama

7.3
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A drama series that ran every other week, attracted top notch actors and actresses, and was broadcast from New York City.

Stars: Gertrude Berg, Polly Bergen, Charles Dingle, E.G. Marshall

Votes: 22

100. NBC Children's Theatre (1963–1973)

Family

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Stars: Fran Allison, Bill Cosby, Sterling Holloway, Peter Halton

Votes: 9