Most Popular Titles With Mabel King


1. The Jeffersons (1975–1985)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.5
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A nouveau riche, African-American family who move into a luxury apartment building develop close, if occasionally fractious, relationships with other tenants.

Stars: Isabel Sanford, Sherman Hemsley, Marla Gibbs, Roxie Roker

Votes: 5,277

2. Barney Miller (1974–1982)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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The captain of a city police station and his staff handle the various local troubles and characters that come to the building.

Stars: Hal Linden, Abe Vigoda, Steve Landesberg, Gregory Sierra

Votes: 3,467

3. Match Game 73 (1973–1982)

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

8.3
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The five-day-a-week syndicated successor to the popular CBS game show, where two contestants compete to match fill-in-the-blank phrases with those of the celebrities.

Stars: Gene Rayburn, Johnny Olson, Brett Somers, Richard Dawson

Votes: 1,144

4. The Jerk (1979)

R | 94 min | Comedy

7.2
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An idiotic man struggles to make it through life on his own in St. Louis.

Director: Carl Reiner | Stars: Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters, Catlin Adams, Mabel King

Votes: 44,343

5. The Wiz (1978)

G | 134 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

5.3
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An adaptation of 'The Wizard of Oz' that tries to capture the essence of the African-American experience.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Nipsey Russell, Ted Ross

Votes: 11,377 | Gross: $13.00M

6. Wiseguy (1987–1990)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Vinnie Terranova does time in a New Jersey penitentiary to set up his undercover role as an agent for the OCB (Organized Crime Bureau) of the United States. His roots in a traditional ... See full summary »

Stars: Jonathan Banks, Jim Byrnes, Ken Wahl, Dwight Koss

Votes: 1,483

7. Fantasy Island (1977–1984)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Accounts of visitors to a unique resort island in the Pacific Ocean that can fulfill literally any fantasy requested, but rarely turn out as expected.

Stars: Ricardo Montalban, Hervé Villechaize, Christopher Hewett, Wendy Schaal

Votes: 4,495

8. Tales from the Darkside (1983–1988)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.7
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A horror anthology series where the viewer is taken through ghost stories, science fiction adventures and creepy, unexplained events.

Stars: Paul Sparer, Catherine Battistone, John Marzilli, Karen Shallo

Votes: 3,856

9. Amazing Stories (1985–1987)

PG-13 | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.5
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Truly amazing, fantastical, funny and odd, and sometimes scary, sad and endearing stories are portrayed. Many famous actors, actresses and directors make guest appearances.

Stars: Charles Durning, Douglas Seale, Louis Giambalvo, Sharon Spelman

Votes: 3,791

10. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)

Not Rated | 30 min | Comedy

7.0
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A trio of black youths learn about life, love, friendship, credit cards, gambling, and a variety of other things while growing up in an inner city.

Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Danielle Spencer, Fred Berry

Votes: 2,030

11. Scrooged (1988)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.0
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A selfish, cynical T.V. executive is haunted by three spirits bearing lessons on Christmas Eve.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Bill Murray, Karen Allen, John Forsythe, John Glover

Votes: 66,694 | Gross: $60.33M

12. The Colbys (1985–1987)

60 min | Drama

6.2
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This night time spin-off from the then top-rated series "Dynasty" featured the adventures of Jeff and Fallon Colby in California.

Stars: Charlton Heston, John James, Katharine Ross, Emma Samms

Votes: 532

13. The Master (1984– )

60 min | Adventure, Drama, Action

4.3
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An aging American ninja master and his headstrong young apprentice search for the elder man's daughter.

Stars: Lee Van Cleef, Timothy Van Patten, Shô Kosugi, Cynthia Lea Clark

Votes: 1,027

14. ABC Weekend Specials (1977–1995)

60 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.3
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A youth anthology series focusing primarily on adaptations of children's literature.

Stars: Willie Tyler, Frank Welker, Hal Smith, Janet Waldo

Votes: 165

15. 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, David Brenner

Votes: 283

16. Whiz Kids (1983–1984)

60 min | Adventure

7.1
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The adventures of a group of young kids who are amateur computer experts and detectives.

Stars: Matthew Labyorteaux, Todd Porter, Jeffrey Jacquet, Andrea Elson

Votes: 234

17. Lottery! (1983–1984)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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A lottery representative and his IRS partner meet various winners across the country present the prizes and change their lives.

Stars: Marshall Colt, Ben Murphy, Brendon Boone, Joe Colligan

Votes: 108

18. The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings (1976)

PG | 110 min | Comedy, Sport

6.9
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Tired of the slave-like treatment of his team's owner, charismatic star Negro League pitcher Bingo Long takes to the road with his band of barnstormers through the small towns of the Midwest in the 1930's.

Director: John Badham | Stars: Billy Dee Williams, James Earl Jones, Richard Pryor, Rico Dawson

Votes: 1,199

19. Ganja & Hess (1973)

R | 110 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.1
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After being stabbed with an ancient, germ-infested knife, a doctor's assistant finds himself with an insatiable desire for blood.

Director: Bill Gunn | Stars: Duane Jones, Marlene Clark, Bill Gunn, Sam L. Waymon

Votes: 799

20. The Jerk, Too (1984 TV Movie)

95 min | Comedy

2.8
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Navin Johnson sets out to travel to Los Angeles to attend the wedding of his pen pal, Marie, but is sidetracked by the leader of a gang of hobos who takes him to Las Vegas when learning of Navin's skill at playing cards.

Director: Michael Schultz | Stars: Mark Blankfield, Ray Walston, Robert Sampson, Patricia Barry

Votes: 216

21. The Gong Show Movie (1980)

R | 89 min | Comedy

4.1
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A week in the life of "The Gong Show" host and creator Chuck Barris who lives through a series of outrageous competitors, stressful situations, a nervous breakdown and other comical ... See full summary »

Director: Chuck Barris | Stars: Chuck Barris, Robin Altman, Brian O'Mullin, Jack Bernardi

Votes: 656

22. Scott Joplin (1977 TV Movie)

PG | 96 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.6
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Details the life story of Scott Joplin and how he became the greatest ragtime composer of all time.

Director: Jeremy Kagan | Stars: Billy Dee Williams, Clifton Davis, Margaret Avery, Eubie Blake

Votes: 187

23. Dead Men Don't Die (1990)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

4.1
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A reporter investigating a drug dealing ring is murdered. Brought back to life by the voodoo spell of a cleaning woman, he goes after his killers.

Director: Malcolm Marmorstein | Stars: Elliott Gould, Melissa Sue Anderson, Mark Moses, Mabel King

Votes: 205

24. The Wiz (1978 Video)

45 min | Fantasy, Musical

6.7
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Still photographs of the Broadway production accompanied by the original cast album.

Director: Susan Simmons | Stars: Tasha Thomas, Stephanie Mills, Ralph Wilcox, Evelyn Thomas

Votes: 76

25. Palmerstown, U.S.A. (1980–1981)

60 min | Drama, Family

6.2
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In Depression era South, Booker T Freeman and David Hall become best friends despite different racial backgrounds. Booker's dad Luther is the local blacksmith, W.D. Hall the grocer with the families becoming close due to the boys.

Stars: Jonelle Allen, Star-Shemah Bobatoon, Beeson Carroll, Bill Duke

Votes: 25

26. Getting Over (1981)

PG | 108 min | Comedy, Music

7.0
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Director: Bernie Rollins | Stars: John Daniels, Gwen Briscoe, Paulette Gibson, Sandra Sully

Votes: 5

27. Black Vampire (1988)

90 min | Horror

3.5
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Director: Lawrence Jordan | Star: Mabel King

Votes: 13

28. All-Star Party for 'Dutch' Reagan (1985 TV Special)

60 min | Comedy, Music

6.0
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A televised event in honor of the 40th president, Ronald Reagan, the year he was sworn in for his second term of office.

Director: Dick McDonough | Stars: Edie Adams, Steve Allen, June Allyson, Leon Ames

Votes: 21

29. Don't Play Us Cheap (1973)

99 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

4.3
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Film version of Melvin Van Peebles' Broadway musical. A pair of devil-bats take human form and crash a Harlem house party in an attempt to break it up. But somehow, their attempts to ruin the party fail.

Director: Melvin Van Peebles | Stars: Thomas Anderson, Jay Van Leer, Robert Dunn, Mabel King

Votes: 175

30. The 22nd Annual Tony Awards (1968 TV Special)

Family

7.3
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Director: Stan Harris | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Peter Ustinov, George Abbott, David Atkinson

Votes: 27

31. American Film Institute Comedy Special (1987 TV Special)

60 min | Comedy, Family

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Director: Peter Baldwin | Stars: Beverly Archer, Kaye Ballard, Jason Bateman, Orson Bean

32. ABC Weekend Specials (1977–1995)
Episode: All the Money in the World (1983)

Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.4
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A young boy gets a wish from a leprechaun, and wishes for all the money in the world. He then learns about the real-life ramifications of such a wish.

Director: Marc Daniels | Stars: Robert Carnegie, Kim Hamilton, Nyles Harris, Mabel King

Votes: 11

33. Tales from the Darkside (1983–1988)
Episode: Baker's Dozen (1986)

TV-14 | 23 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.9
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Elderly cookie baker Ruby Cuzzins teams up with ad exec Henry Hogan to profit from her baking skills with a plan that includes greed, spousal abuse, and voodoo.

Director: John Harrison | Stars: Mabel King, Larry Manetti, Vernon Washington, Therese Pare

Votes: 114

34. Fantasy Island (1977–1984)
Episode: Basin Street/The Devil's Triangle (1981)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.2
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A mediocre jazz trumpeter wants to play in the early New Orleans style, and finds himself back in the actual era; and a woman and her two suitors team up to tackle a mysterious and dangerous section of the ocean.

Director: George W. Brooks | Stars: Ricardo Montalban, Hervé Villechaize, Christopher Connelly, Mabel King

Votes: 17

35. Fantasy Island (1977–1984)
Episode: Bet a Million/Mr. Irresistible (1978)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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Fred and Joan Wade gamble everything they own on their dream of building a grand resort hotel; and nondescript Chuck Huffman wants to be ultra-attractive to every woman who sees him.

Directors: Cliff Bole, John Newland | Stars: Ricardo Montalban, Hervé Villechaize, Henry Gibson, Jane Powell

Votes: 31

36. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: Bill Gets Married (1977)

Not Rated | 30 min | Comedy

7.4
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Dee has a hard time accepting her father's decision to remarry.

Director: Dick Harwood | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Shirley Hemphill

Votes: 16

37. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: Black and White Blues (1977)

Not Rated | Comedy

6.8
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Roger, Rerun, & Dwayne borrow the church raffle's grand prize color TV set and then drop it.

Director: Mark Warren | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Shirley Hemphill

Votes: 13

38. Wiseguy (1987–1990)
Episode: Blood Dance (1988)

48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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After rejecting an offer to finance a coup d'etat in the Caribbean, Mel Profitt becomes obsessed with a supposed voodoo death curse, and Vinnie, horrified, can only watch as Mel's personality begins to disintegrate.

Director: Kim Manners | Stars: Ken Wahl, Jonathan Banks, Jim Byrnes, William Russ

Votes: 28

39. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: Christmas (1976)

Not Rated | Comedy

8.2
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Mama finally gets off for Christmas, but the kids daddy made plans for them to be with him

Director: Hal Alexander | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Danielle Spencer

Votes: 20

40. Barney Miller (1974–1982)
Episode: Computer Crime (1979)

25 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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A computer firm has difficulty retrieving embezzled funds. An educated young man claims to be under the influence of a voodoo curse.

Director: Max Gail | Stars: Hal Linden, Max Gail, Ron Glass, Jack Soo

Votes: 30

41. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: Dee's First Date (1978)

Not Rated | Comedy

8.0
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Roger couldn't be happier about Dee's first date, the boyfriend has a gorgeous sister.

Director: Mark Warren | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Shirley Hemphill

Votes: 21

42. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: Diplomatic Immunity (1978)

Not Rated | Comedy

7.7
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A hit and run driver dents the car that Rerun "borrowed" from his brother-in-law.

Director: Mark Warren | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Shirley Hemphill

Votes: 18

43. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: Doobie or Not Doobie: Part 1 (1978)

Not Rated | Comedy

8.3
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Raj, Rerun, & Dwayne are desperate to see the Doobie Brothers in concert. Rerun gets roped into illegally recording the concert.

Director: Mark Warren | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Shirley Hemphill

Votes: 27

44. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: Doobie or Not Doobie: Part 2 (1978)

Not Rated | Comedy

7.6
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A bully makes the boys put together a tape of the Doobie Brothers concert.

Director: Mark Warren | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Shirley Hemphill

Votes: 20

45. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: Dwayne's Dilemma (1977)

Not Rated | Comedy

7.6
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Dwayne's new girlfriend has a jealous ex, who wants to fight Dwayne.

Director: Dick Harwood | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Danielle Spencer

Votes: 19

46. The Mike Douglas Show (1961–1982)
Episode: Episode #15.146 (1977)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Stars: Joey Bishop, Mike Douglas, Mabel King, Corbett Monica

47. The Mike Douglas Show (1961–1982)
Episode: Episode #15.168 (1977)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Stars: Jacqueline Bisset, Mike Douglas, Jamie Farr, Mabel King

48. The Mike Douglas Show (1961–1982)
Episode: Episode #15.188 (1977)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Stars: Vic Damone, Mike Douglas, Barbara Howar, Ron Howard

49. The Mike Douglas Show (1961–1982)
Episode: Episode #16.102 (1978)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Stars: John Ford Coley, Robert Conrad, Mike Douglas, Florence Henderson

50. The Mike Douglas Show (1961–1982)
Episode: Episode #16.146 (1978)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Stars: Melissa Sue Anderson, Mike Douglas, Mabel King, Ted Knight

51. Match Game 73 (1973–1982)
Episode: Episode dated 13 December 1978 (1978)

TV-PG | Comedy, Game-Show

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Stars: Aphrodite Jones, Mabel King, Guich Koock, Ken Olfson

52. Match Game 73 (1973–1982)
Episode: Episode dated 14 December 1978 (1978)

TV-PG | Comedy, Game-Show

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Stars: Aphrodite Jones, Mabel King, Guich Koock, Ken Olfson

53. Match Game 73 (1973–1982)
Episode: Episode dated 15 December 1978 (1978)

TV-PG | Comedy, Game-Show

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Stars: Mabel King, Guich Koock, Ken Olfson, Johnny Olson

54. Match Game 73 (1973–1982)
Episode: Episode dated 16 December 1978 (1978)

TV-PG | Comedy, Game-Show

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Stars: Mabel King, Guich Koock, Ken Olfson, Johnny Olson

55. Match Game 73 (1973–1982)
Episode: Episode dated 17 December 1978 (1978)

TV-PG | Comedy, Game-Show

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Stars: Mabel King, Guich Koock, Ken Olfson, Johnny Olson

56. The Master (1984– )
Episode: Fat Tuesday (1984)

Adventure, Drama, Action

6.4
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Director: Sidney Hayers | Stars: Charles Bouvier, Conni Marie Brazelton, David Dunard, Wilma Francis

Votes: 7

57. Whiz Kids (1983–1984)
Episode: Fatal Error (1983)

Adventure

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Director: Corey Allen | Stars: Max Gail, Matthew Labyorteaux, Todd Porter, Jeffrey Jacquet

58. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: From Here to Maternity (1977)

Not Rated | Comedy

6.4
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Shirley's sister comes for a visit.

Director: Mark Warren | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Danielle Spencer

Votes: 18

59. Palmerstown, U.S.A. (1980–1981)
Episode: Future City (1981)

Drama, Family

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Director: Ivan Dixon | Stars: Jonelle Allen, Star-Shemah Bobatoon, Beeson Carroll, Bill Duke

60. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: Give Me Odds (1977)

Not Rated | 30 min | Comedy

7.5
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Rerun uses Dwayne's sure-fire system for beating the football pool.

Director: Mark Warren | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Shirley Hemphill

Votes: 13

61. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: If I'm Elected (1977)

Not Rated | Comedy

6.3
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Dwayne's father, Lawrence Nelson, is running for city council. Dwayne is really proud of his father ... until one afternoon at campaign headquarters, he accidentally overhears him firing one of his campaign workers (Ted, a longtime friend of the family) and telling him to pack his stuff up and get out, because "we don't need that kind of stuff in our campaign." Dwayne's pride turns to shame and ... See full summary »

Director: Lee Bernhardi | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Shirley Hemphill

Votes: 18

62. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: It's All in Your Head (1977)

Not Rated | Comedy

7.8
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Dee goes to see a doctor about her "friend" that's running away.

Director: Mark Warren | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Shirley Hemphill

Votes: 12

63. Lottery! (1983–1984)
Episode: Los Angeles: Bigger Volume (1983)

Comedy, Drama

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Director: Barry Crane | Stars: Marshall Colt, Ben Murphy, Brendon Boone, Robert Ellenstein

64. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: Mama, the School Girl (1977)

Not Rated | Comedy

8.0
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A middle-aged dunce in Mama's high-school class lets her believe he likes her so she will do his assignments.

Director: Mark Warren | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Shirley Hemphill

Votes: 16

65. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: My Three Tons (1976)

Not Rated | Comedy

8.3
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Rerun auditions for the Rockets.

Director: Alan Rafkin | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Danielle Spencer

Votes: 22

66. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: Nice Guys Finish Last (1977)

Not Rated | Comedy

7.7
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Dee's pen pal who just got out prison comes and stays with them.

Director: Mark Warren | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Danielle Spencer

Votes: 18

67. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: Nothing Personal (1977)

Not Rated | 30 min | Comedy

7.2
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Shirley is offered a clerical position with a balloon distribution company. She becomes angry when she discovers was only hired to be a "token" African-American employee.

Director: Mark Warren | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Shirley Hemphill

Votes: 18

68. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: One Strike and You're Out (1977)

Not Rated | 30 min | Comedy

7.5
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Raj wants to go on Strike at work, then changes his mind when he finds out his Mama is out of work.

Director: Mark Warren | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Shirley Hemphill

Votes: 16

69. Fantasy Island (1977–1984)
Episode: Photographs/Royal Flush (1979)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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Photographer Nancy Weston seeks an explanation for the appearance of the same little girl in all her pictures of a European trip; and poker player Johnny Court wants to win big against the best poker players of the time.

Director: Cliff Bole | Stars: Ricardo Montalban, Hervé Villechaize, Mabel King, Michele Lee

Votes: 16

70. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: Puppy Love (1976)

Not Rated | Comedy

6.9
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Raj tutors a girl from his class in exchange for a puppy from the girl's pregnant pet dog. Mama mistakenly believes Raj has gotten the girl pregnant.

Director: Mark Warren | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Danielle Spencer

Votes: 15

71. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: Raj Goes to Press (1977)

Not Rated | Comedy

7.5
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His ego hurt when his articles are not published in the school newspaper, Roger recruits Dwayne and Rerun to help him publish an underground newspaper. The experience soon becomes an important lesson in the First Amendment when they expose their no-nonsense English teacher's plans for a pop quiz and publish unflattering remarks about the principal. Roger refuses to reveal how he learned about the... See full summary »

Director: Mark Warren | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Shirley Hemphill

Votes: 13

72. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: Raj and the Older Woman (1978)

Not Rated | Comedy

8.4
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Roger tries to impress an older girl by pretending to be an experienced actor.

Director: Mark Warren | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Shirley Hemphill

Votes: 18

73. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: Rerun Gets Married (1977)

Not Rated | 30 min | Comedy

7.3
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Diane brings a new girl in town, Maria, to Raj's surprise 17th birthday party. Raj tries to woo her, but Rerun already has a date with her--only to find out she's really only interested in him to get her green card.

Director: Mark Warren | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Shirley Hemphill

Votes: 16

74. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: Rerun Sees the Light (1978)

Not Rated | Comedy

7.2
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A con artist persuades Rerun to shave his head and dedicate his life and money to a cult.

Director: Mark Warren | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Shirley Hemphill

Votes: 20

75. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: Saturday's Hero (1976)

Not Rated | Comedy

7.8
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Rerun on football team will be cut unless gets A, Roger writes his speech for him.

Director: Mark Warren | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Danielle Spencer

Votes: 19

76. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: Shirley Is a Mother (1978)

Not Rated | Comedy

7.8
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Shirley plays mother to Roger and Dee when Mama visits a relative in Phoenix.

Director: Mark Warren | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Shirley Hemphill

Votes: 12

77. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: Shirley's Date (1976)

Not Rated | Comedy

7.4
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Raj goes to a dating service to get a date for Shirley.

Director: Tony Csiki | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Danielle Spencer

Votes: 20

78. The Jeffersons (1975–1985)
Episode: Some Enchanted Evening (1984)

TV-PG | Comedy

8.2
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Florence enters poem-writing contest for her dream man, soap opera "star" Kent Tobin. When she learns the Jeffersons and the Willises are attending an event that evening in which Tobin will appear, she begs to go. Alone at home, she dreams.

Director: Arlando Smith | Stars: Isabel Sanford, Sherman Hemsley, Roxie Roker, Franklin Cover

Votes: 12

79. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: Speak for Yourself, Dwayne (1976)

Not Rated | Comedy

7.3
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Duane is interested in Nancy, a very pretty girl he just met. When he is unable to speak to her because he's too shy, Raj volunteers to be his "John Alden." Unfortunately, like in the original story, Nancy winds up falling for Raj instead.

Director: Hal Alexander | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Danielle Spencer

Votes: 16

80. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: The Apartment (1978)

Not Rated | Comedy

7.6
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Roger and Rerun get their own apartment, and Mama keeps coming over.

Director: Mark Warren | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Shirley Hemphill

Votes: 17

81. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: The Birthday Present (1976)

Not Rated | Comedy

7.6
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Roger plays dice to buy his mama a birthday present.

Director: Bud Yorkin | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Danielle Spencer

Votes: 19

82. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: The Boarder (1977)

Not Rated | Comedy

7.4
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The Thomas' need extra money so decide to take in a boarder, its their dad who acts like he needs a place to live so he can give them money.

Director: Mark Warren | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Danielle Spencer

Votes: 14

83. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: The Burger Queen (1976)

Not Rated | Comedy

8.3
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Rerun tries out for hamburger commercial, but they want Dee.

Director: Dick Harwood | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Danielle Spencer

Votes: 31

84. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: The Firing Squad (1977)

Not Rated | Comedy

7.7
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Shirley gets fired from Rob's.

Director: Mark Warren | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Danielle Spencer

Votes: 18

85. The Colbys (1985–1987)
Episode: The Honeymoon (1986)

49 min | Drama

7.9
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Miles has been arrested on suspicion of murder. Bliss and Sean have gone off to marry in secret. Frankie and Lord Langdon separate, and Conny invites Frankie back to the Colby house.

Director: Gwen Arner | Stars: Charlton Heston, John James, Katharine Ross, Emma Samms

Votes: 9

86. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: The Hospital Stay (1977)

Not Rated | Comedy

8.2
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Roger in hospital for knee surgery, Dee makes friends with the old man in the next bed.

Director: Mark Warren | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Danielle Spencer

Votes: 21

87. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: The Incomplete Shakespeare (1977)

Not Rated | Comedy

7.3
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Raj tries his hand at writing for television.

Director: Dick Harwood | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Danielle Spencer

Votes: 15

88. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: The Maid Did It (1977)

Not Rated | Comedy

7.0
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Mama gets fired cause a ring is missing from her employer.

Director: Mark Warren | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Danielle Spencer

Votes: 20

89. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: The Play's the Big Thing (1977)

Not Rated | Comedy

6.4
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Roger risks the success of his play by casting Rerun in the lead.

Director: Ron Richards | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Shirley Hemphill

Votes: 15

90. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: The Runaway (1976)

Not Rated | 30 min | Comedy

8.6
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Roger has to babysit Dee, so he can't go to a party.

Director: Dennis Steinmetz | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Danielle Spencer

Votes: 34

91. Amazing Stories (1985–1987)
Episode: The Sitter (1986)

Not Rated | 25 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.6
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A Jamaican babysitter uses voodoo to tame a pair of mischievous, stir-crazy boys.

Director: Joan Darling | Stars: Mabel King, Seth Green, Joshua Rudoy, Wendy Phillips

Votes: 189

92. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: The Sunday Father (1977)

Not Rated | Comedy

6.7
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Roger gets expelled and asks his father to go to the school instead of his mother.

Director: Mark Warren | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Danielle Spencer

Votes: 14

93. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: The Testimonial (1977)

Not Rated | Comedy

8.0
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Raj, Rerun, & Dwayne give their teacher Mrs. Collins a gift, an empty box, but then feel guilty.

Director: Mark Warren | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Shirley Hemphill

Votes: 13

94. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: The Tickets (1977)

Not Rated | Comedy

7.7
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Mama gives Roger two tickets to Stevie Wonder concert, he can't decide which friend to take.

Director: Mark Warren | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Danielle Spencer

Votes: 16

95. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: Trial and Error (1977)

Not Rated | Comedy

7.9
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Raj gets hit by a car on his grocery delivery bike.

Director: Lee Bernhardi | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Shirley Hemphill

Votes: 16

96. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: What's Wrong with Raj? (1977)

Not Rated | Comedy

7.2
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Dee is always snooping in Raj's journal so they play trick on her that Raj is really sick.

Director: Mark Warren | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Danielle Spencer

Votes: 15

97. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: When Daddy Comes Marching Home (1976)

Not Rated | Comedy

8.1
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Roger and Dee's dad comes to visit.

Director: Jack Shea | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Danielle Spencer

Votes: 19