Most Voted Titles With Joe Silver


1. Creepshow 2 (1987)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

6.0
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39 Metascore

Three more bone-chilling tales that include a vengeful wooden Native American, a monstrous blob in a lake, and a hitchhiker who wants revenge and will not die.

Director: Michael Gornick | Stars: George Kennedy, Lois Chiles, Domenick John, Tom Savini

Votes: 17,891 | Gross: $14.00M

2. Klute (1971)

R | 114 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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A small-town detective searching for a missing man has only one lead: a connection with a New York prostitute.

Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Jane Fonda, Donald Sutherland, Charles Cioffi, Roy Scheider

Votes: 17,508

3. Shivers (1975)

R | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.6
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The residents of a suburban high-rise apartment building are being infected by a strain of parasites that turn them into mindless, sex-crazed fiends out to infect others by the slightest sexual contact.

Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Paul Hampton, Joe Silver, Lynn Lowry, Allan Kolman

Votes: 13,963

4. Rabid (1977)

R | 91 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.4
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A young woman develops a taste for human blood after undergoing experimental plastic surgery, and her victims turn into rabid, blood-thirsty zombies who proceed to infect others, which turns into a city-wide epidemic.

Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Marilyn Chambers, Frank Moore, Joe Silver, Howard Ryshpan

Votes: 11,960

5. Deathtrap (1982)

PG | 116 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.0
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54 Metascore

A Broadway playwright puts murder in his plan to take credit for a student's script.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Michael Caine, Christopher Reeve, Dyan Cannon, Irene Worth

Votes: 9,911 | Gross: $19.28M

6. Sanford and Son (1972–1977)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.9
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The misadventures of a cantankerous junk dealer and his frustrated son.

Stars: Redd Foxx, Demond Wilson, LaWanda Page, Don Bexley

Votes: 5,999

7. Kojak (1973–1978)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.1
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A bald, lollipop sucking police detective with a fiery righteous attitude battles crime in his city.

Stars: Telly Savalas, Dan Frazer, Kevin Dobson, George Savalas

Votes: 4,964

8. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.0
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Marshal Matt Dillon keeps the peace in the rough and tumble Dodge City.

Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 3,864

9. The Equalizer (1985–1989)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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A retired Intelligence Agent turned private detective helps various threatened clients to equalize the odds.

Stars: Edward Woodward, Keith Szarabajka, Robert Lansing, Mark Margolis

Votes: 3,389

10. Switching Channels (1988)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Crime

5.9
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A television news chief courts his anchorwoman ex-wife with an eleventh-hour story.

Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Kathleen Turner, Burt Reynolds, Christopher Reeve, Ned Beatty

Votes: 2,824 | Gross: $9.13M

11. Alice (1976–1985)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

6.9
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A greasy-spoon diner in Phoenix, Arizona is the setting for this long-running series. The title character, Alice Hyatt, is an aspiring singer who arrives in Phoenix with her teenaged son, ... See full summary »

Stars: Linda Lavin, Beth Howland, Vic Tayback, Philip McKeon

Votes: 2,813

12. Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo (1979–2010)

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

6.3
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An updated version of the classic Hanna-Barbera mystery cartoon. Fred, Daphne, Velma, Shaggy and Scooby-Doo travel from town to town in their van, The Mystery Machine, solving cases of ... See full summary »

Stars: Casey Kasem, Don Messick, Heather North, Lennie Weinrib

Votes: 2,607

13. The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (1974)

PG | 120 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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The younger son of a working-class Jewish family in Montreal, Duddy Kravitz yearns to make a name for himself in society. This film chronicles his short and dubious rise to power, as well ... See full summary »

Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Micheline Lanctôt, Jack Warden, Randy Quaid

Votes: 1,635

14. Spenser: For Hire (1985–1988)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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Mystery and suspense series based on Robert Parker's "Spenser" novels. Spenser, a private investigator living in Boston, gets involved in a new murder mystery each episode.

Stars: Robert Urich, Avery Brooks, Ron McLarty, Richard Jaeckel

Votes: 1,536

15. Love, American Style (1969–1974)

60 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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An anthology comedy series featuring a line up of different celebrity guest stars appearing in anywhere from one, two, three, and four short stories or vignettes within an hour about versions of love and romance.

Stars: Stuart Margolin, Barbara Minkus, William Callaway, Mary Grover

Votes: 1,420

16. Too Close for Comfort (1980–1987)

30 min | Comedy

6.6
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Jackie and Sarah Rush are two grown sisters who live in half of a duplex. Their parents, Henry and Muriel, live in the other half. Though one might think this proximity may be fun, both ... See full summary »

Stars: Ted Knight, Nancy Dussault, Jim J. Bullock, Deborah Van Valkenburgh

Votes: 1,316

17. 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 could compete to match fill-in-the-blank phrases with those of the celebrities.

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

Votes: 1,268

18. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.5
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Sergeant Ernie Bilko is the ultimate con man. He runs the motor pool at a small Kansas U.S. Army Camp. Colonel Hall, nominally in charge of the base, tries to keep Bilko's plans in check. ... See full summary »

Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Allan Melvin

Votes: 1,123

19. Car 54, Where Are You? (1961–1963)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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The misadventures of two of New York's finest (a Mutt and Jeff pair) in the mythical 53rd precinct in the Bronx. Toody, the short, stocky and dim-witted one either saves the day or muffs ... See full summary »

Stars: Joe E. Ross, Fred Gwynne, Paul Reed, Al Lewis

Votes: 1,049

20. The Patty Duke Show (1963–1966)

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

7.4
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Cathy Lane, teen-aged daughter of a globe-trotting journalist, comes to live at the home of her uncle, a newspaper editor in New York City. Curiously, Cathy is the spitting image of her ... See full summary »

Stars: Patty Duke, Jean Byron, William Schallert, Paul O'Keefe

Votes: 895

21. Naked City (1958–1963)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.3
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The cases of the NYPD's 65th Precinct.

Stars: Harry Bellaver, Horace McMahon, Paul Burke, Nancy Malone

Votes: 783

22. Rhinoceros (1974)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.0
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A boozing young man in love with his co-worker finds that everyone around him, even his pompous and condescending best friend, is changing into a rhinoceros.

Director: Tom O'Horgan | Stars: Zero Mostel, Gene Wilder, Karen Black, Joe Silver

Votes: 781

23. Chico and the Man (1974–1978)

30 min | Comedy

6.9
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The relationship between a cranky old mechanic and a twentysomething Chicano.

Stars: Jack Albertson, Scatman Crothers, Freddie Prinze, Della Reese

Votes: 623

24. Gnomes (1980 TV Movie)

45 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.7
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A family of gnomes preparing for the wedding of their oldest son must engage in a battle of wits with an enemy family of vicious trolls.

Directors: Jack Zander, Lars Calonius | Stars: Lee Richardson, Arthur Anderson, Rex Everhart, Anne Francine

Votes: 597

25. Raggedy Ann & Andy: A Musical Adventure (1977)

G | 84 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.7
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Raggedy Ann and Andy leave their playroom to rescue Babette, a beautiful French doll kidnapped by pirates.

Director: Richard Williams | Stars: Claire Williams, Didi Conn, Mark Baker, Fred Stuthman

Votes: 587

26. You Light Up My Life (1977)

PG | 90 min | Drama, Romance

4.6
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Laurie has been in show business since she was a child. Her dream is to be a singer, songwriter and actress. Her father wants her to be a comedian like him and Laurie only tries because it ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Brooks | Stars: Didi Conn, Joe Silver, Michael Zaslow, Stephen Nathan

Votes: 502

27. Medical Center (1969–1976)

60 min | Drama

7.3
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Located in the Los Angeles area, Medical Center was an otherwise unnamed hospital complex that was part of a large university campus. Dr. Paul Lochner was the chief of staff, an experienced... See full summary »

Stars: James Daly, Chad Everett, Chris Hutson, Virginia Hawkins

Votes: 482

28. Harry O (1973–1976)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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Harry Orwell is a world-weary private investigator who was forced to leave the San Diego Police Department after a bullet became lodged near his spine. He lived on the beach, and, when not ... See full summary »

Stars: David Janssen, Anthony Zerbe, Paul Tulley, Henry Darrow

Votes: 439

29. The Colgate Comedy Hour (1950–1955)

60 min | Comedy, Romance

7.6
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This was a Colgate sponsored Comedy hour that featured many notable Comedians and Entertainers of the era as Guest Stars.

Stars: Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Al Goodman, Eddie Cantor

Votes: 390

30. 3-2-1 Contact (1980–1992)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Family

8.1
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A children's show explaining various principles of science and their applications.

Stars: David Quinn, Debra Shapiro, Todd A. Rolle, Ginny Ortiz

Votes: 372

31. Ryan's Hope (1975–1989)

TV-PG | 30 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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Set in Riverside on the upper West Side of Manhattan, Ryan's Hope centered mostly on the working class Ryans, an Irish-American family headed by Maeve and Johnny Ryan. They owned Ryan's Bar... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Levin, Nancy Addison, Helen Gallagher, Ron Hale

Votes: 308

32. Match Game PM (1975–1981)

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

8.0
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A high-stakes version of the classic game show, hosted by Gene Rayburn. A group of celebrities would be given a sentence with a missing word, which they would then have to fill in. The ... See full summary »

Stars: Gene Rayburn, Johnny Olson, Brett Somers, Charles Nelson Reilly

Votes: 282

33. The Defenders (1961–1965)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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A father and son lawyer duo take a variety of cases that often deal with the important issues of the day.

Stars: E.G. Marshall, Robert Reed, Polly Rowles, Ossie Davis

Votes: 274

34. The Edge of Night (1956–1984)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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In the fictional city of Monticello, attorney Mike Karr and his colleagues are involved in solving crimes and intrigue which touch the lives of many citizens. Some such citizens include ... See full summary »

Stars: Terry Davis, Tony Craig, Frances Fisher, Joe Lambie

Votes: 259

35. Mr. Nice Guy (1987)

PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy

5.4
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A hitman by the name of Mr. Nice Guy is about to be married and his fiancee doesn't know his true profession. On top of that, his future father-in-law has a contract out on him. A zany mafia comedy!

Director: Henry Wolfond | Stars: Mike MacDonald, Jan Smithers, Joe Silver, Harvey Atkin

Votes: 240 | Gross: $12.70M

36. Magic Sticks (1987)

97 min | Comedy

5.7
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Felix is a down-and-out young drummer who obtains a pair of magic drumsticks from a street vendor. He soon finds out the sticks are able to make native New Yorkers dance uncontrollably.

Director: Peter Keglevic | Stars: George Kranz, Kelly Curtis, Chico Hamilton, David Margulies

Votes: 175

37. Almost You (1985)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama

4.9
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Alex and Erica Boyer's marriage is in a crisis: job and wife bore Alex. When Erica has an accident that has her staying in a wheel chair for some time, it changes their life: Alex meets ... See full summary »

Director: Adam Brooks | Stars: Brooke Adams, Griffin Dunne, Karen Young, Marty Watt

Votes: 174 | Gross: $0.10M

38. 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: 172

39. Crash (1978 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama

5.6
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True story recounting the crash of Eastern Airlines flight 401, which crashed in the Everglades while on approach to Miami in December 1972. Accurate in many respects, the movie goes ... See full summary »

Director: Barry Shear | Stars: William Shatner, Adrienne Barbeau, Brooke Bundy, Christopher Connelly

Votes: 171

40. The Gig (1985)

92 min | Drama

7.2
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6 amateur musicians accept an offer to play a 2-week gig in the Catskills. When the bass player suddenly falls ill, they recruit a genuine pro to fill in. As they embark on the opportunity ... See full summary »

Director: Frank D. Gilroy | Stars: Wayne Rogers, Cleavon Little, Andrew Duncan, Jerry Matz

Votes: 156

41. Tattletales (1974–1977)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.1
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Three celebrity couples were panelists. First, either the wives or husbands would go offstage and wear headphones; their spouses would remain on stage. Via closed circuit TV, the ... See full summary »

Stars: Bert Convy, Gene Wood, Jack Clark, Bobby Van

Votes: 126

42. East Side/West Side (1963–1964)

60 min | Drama

9.0
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Neil Brock is a young social worker in the slums of New York City. His boss is Frieda Hechlinger, and Jane Foster is the office secretary. This dramatic series features stories about child ... See full summary »

Stars: George C. Scott, Elizabeth Wilson, Cicely Tyson, Linden Chiles

Votes: 108

43. Move (1970)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy

5.4
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A young playwright who writes porno novels to overcome a writer's block, lives the fantasies of one of his books, while trying to move with his wife from one apartment into a larger one.

Director: Stuart Rosenberg | Stars: Elliott Gould, Paula Prentiss, Geneviève Waïte, John Larch

Votes: 104

44. Coronet Blue (1967– )

60 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

9.0
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Michael Alden is an amnesiac, who must discover his real identity before the operatives of a mysterious group locate him and kill him. The key to his past might be "Coronet Blue" - a meaningless phrase he for some reason remembers.

Stars: Frank Converse, Joe Silver, Brian Bedford, Robert Burr

Votes: 102

45. Decoy (1957– )

30 min | Drama, Crime

8.2
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New York City policewoman Casey Jones' assignment to fight crime often entails her going undercover in some of the seediest and most dangerous parts of the city.

Stars: Beverly Garland, Frank Campanella, Joseph Sullivan, Ed Holmes

Votes: 101

46. Lights Out (1946–1952)

30 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.6
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Lights Out was an extremely popular American old-time radio program, an early example of a network series devoted mostly to horror and the supernatural, predating Suspense and Inner Sanctum... See full summary »

Stars: Frank Gallop, Jack La Rue, Mercer McLeod, Leslie Nielsen

Votes: 97

47. The Night the Animals Talked (1970 TV Short)

30 min | Animation, Short, Family

8.4
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Common farm animals in the stable of Christ's birth begin to talk and communicate for the first time upon Mary and Joseph's arrival. They realize a miracle is about to take place, but lose ... See full summary »

Director: Shamus Culhane | Stars: Frank Porretta, Joe Silver, Patricia Bright, Len Maxwell

Votes: 78

48. Boardwalk (1979)

98 min | Drama

6.9
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In this drama, David Rosen and his wife Becky have lived in the same Coney Island neighborhood for nearly all their married life. But the area is not what it used to be, and a gang leader ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Verona | Stars: Ruth Gordon, Lee Strasberg, Janet Leigh, Joe Silver

Votes: 77

49. Diary of a Bachelor (1964)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy

5.5
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A wealthy young woman about to marry a noted playboy comes across his diary, and as she reads it, she begins to discover that her intended husband isn't quite what he seems to be.

Director: Sandy Howard | Stars: Joe Silver, Dagne Crane, Denise Lor, Jan Crockett

Votes: 76

50. The Equalizer (1985–1989)
Episode: The Defector (1985)

TV-PG | 48 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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McCall's attempt to help a former agent defect from the USSR goes badly, leaving the man's daughter in peril. McCall is also asked by a teenage boy for help against a local gang of bullies.

Director: Rod Holcomb | Stars: Edward Woodward, Steven Williams, Melissa Leo, Robert Joy

Votes: 66

51. The Doctors and the Nurses (1962–1965)

60 min | Drama

7.7
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The story takes place in a large hospital and revolves around two nurses, Liz Thorpe (Shirl Conway), the older head nurse, and Gail Lucas, the naive student nurse. The two nurses were ... See full summary »

Stars: Shirl Conway, Zina Bethune, Michael Tolan, Joseph Campanella

Votes: 56

52. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: The Brothers (1972)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.0
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Killer Jay Wrecken is shot dead by Kitty and another man, at the same time, and now the dead man's brother is methodically murdering everyone connected to the incident.

Director: Gunnar Hellström | Stars: Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis, Buck Taylor

Votes: 46

53. Nurse (1981–1982)

60 min | Drama

7.9
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A widow, Mary Benjamin, a supervising nurse at Grant Memorial Hospital in New York City, returns to work after her husband dies and learns to live as a single woman again.

Stars: Michael Learned, Robert Reed, Hattie Winston, Bonnie Hellman

Votes: 45

54. Kojak (1973–1978)
Episode: An Unfair Trade (1976)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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An undercover street cop shoots and kills a Puerto Rican youth who was pointing a gun at his partner, but the boy's sister tells a different story of what happened, and the community accuses the police of covering up for the officer.

Director: Nicholas Sgarro | Stars: Telly Savalas, Dan Frazer, Kevin Dobson, George Savalas

Votes: 45

55. 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: 44

56. The Woody Allen Special (1969 TV Special)

60 min | Documentary, Comedy

5.5
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Director: Alan Handley | Stars: Woody Allen, The 5th Dimension, Billy Graham, Candice Bergen

Votes: 44

57. Naked City (1958–1963)
Episode: Portrait of a Painter (1962)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.0
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A mentally-disturbed young painter (William Shatner) confesses to murdering his wife, who was found on the floor of his studio. But the detectives seek to establish, with the help of the ... See full summary »

Director: David Lowell Rich | Stars: Paul Burke, Horace McMahon, Harry Bellaver, Nancy Malone

Votes: 41

58. Sanford and Son (1972–1977)
Episode: The Stand-In (1975)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.5
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The Sanfords welcome Fred's buddies Bow Legs and Al, who are bringing their song, dance and comedy act to an LA nightclub. When Al hurts his back, Fred and Lamont step up and step out in ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Foster | Stars: Redd Foxx, Demond Wilson, LaWanda Page, Scatman Crothers

Votes: 41

59. The Red Buttons Show (1952–1955)

30 min | Comedy

8.6
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When this show was on CBS it ran in a variety format. When it went to NBC it became a sitcom. Red Buttons was very popular. Red won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor.

Stars: Red Buttons, Beverly Dennis, Dorothy Jolliffe, Allan Walker

Votes: 34

60. Naked City (1958–1963)
Episode: Idylls of a Running Back (1962)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.6
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Pro football star shot by younger woman when he opens his hotel room door. The press assumes Elvin "Colossus of" Rhodes was cheating on his wife, but Rhodes insists he doesn't even know the... See full summary »

Director: John Peyser | Stars: Paul Burke, Horace McMahon, Harry Bellaver, Nancy Malone

Votes: 34

61. Stanley (1956–1957)

30 min | Comedy

4.0
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Stanley is an affable newstand operator in an upscale New York hotel. His personality attracts residents and tourists alike, involving him in their lives. Two people unhappy with this are ... See full summary »

Stars: Buddy Hackett, Paul Lynde, Jane Connell, Reedy Talton

Votes: 33

62. Treasury Men in Action (1950–1955)

30 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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A squad of Treasury Department agents, headed by "The Chief", go after counterfeiters and other criminals who commit crimes that fall under the Treasure Department's jurisdiction.

Stars: Walter Greaza, Ross Martin, Tom McKee, John Stephenson

Votes: 32

63. Naked City (1958–1963)
Episode: Take and Put (1961)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.1
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A once wealthy family is now penniless. To "keep up appearances" and somewhat live as they became accustomed to,they invent a rather novel solution. They rob their friends,pawn the items, ... See full summary »

Director: Elliot Silverstein | Stars: Paul Burke, Horace McMahon, Harry Bellaver, Mildred Natwick

Votes: 28

64. Illusions (1983 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 78 min | Drama, Thriller

6.2
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An American fashion designer is told that her husband has been killed in an air crash near France. However, she starts to believe that everything is not as it appears.

Director: Walter Grauman | Stars: Karen Valentine, Ben Masters, Brian Murray, Wayne Tippit

Votes: 23

65. For the People (1965– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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David Koster is an obsessive New York City assistant district attorney who gets into trouble because of his passion for justice. His boss, Anthony Celese, tries to keep him under control ... See full summary »

Stars: William Shatner, Howard Da Silva, Lonny Chapman, Jessica Walter

Votes: 20

66. Playwrights '56 (1955– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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Stars: Gene Saks, Albert Dekker, Nina Foch, Russell Hicks

Votes: 20

67. Car 54, Where Are You? (1961–1963)
Episode: 142 Tickets on the Aisle (1962)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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When the boys of the 53rd Precinct suddenly show an interest in the clean and uplifting Broadway epic "Little Miss Pioneer," so does the prurient public.

Director: Stanley Prager | Stars: Joe E. Ross, Fred Gwynne, Al Lewis, Charlotte Rae

Votes: 19

68. Naked City (1958–1963)
Episode: No Naked Ladies in Front of Giovanni's House! (1963)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.4
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An immature man is the landlord of a house who is given to act irrationally because of the memory of his overbearing, deceased father. When his fiancée is visiting from Italy, he panics at ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Senensky | Stars: Paul Burke, Horace McMahon, Harry Bellaver, Harry Guardino

Votes: 19

69. NBC Special Treat (1975–1986)

Family

7.8
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Stars: Cheryl Arutt, Ricky Paull Goldin, Scott Baio, Chris Barnes

Votes: 18

70. Alice (1976–1985)
Episode: Love Is a Free Throw (1978)

TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy

5.1
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A high schooler has a crush on Alice.

Director: Marc Daniels | Stars: Linda Lavin, Philip McKeon, Vic Tayback, Beth Howland

Votes: 18

71. Lights Out (1946–1952)
Episode: The Martian Eyes (1950)

30 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.9
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An odd professor claims he can spot Martians, who masquerade as humans, using a pair of infrared glasses he wears. Only then can you see the third eyeball in the middle of their forehead. ... See full summary »

Director: Laurence Schwab Jr. | Stars: Burgess Meredith, John Baragrey, David Lewis, Pat O'Malley

Votes: 18

72. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: The Son of Bilko (1957)

Comedy, Family

7.5
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Pvt.Perkins is assigned to Bilko's platoon and Bilko becomes a father-figure to him. Perkins is a practical joker his antics upset the whole platoon. Bilko turns the tables on Perkins and puts his own elaborate practical joke into action.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 18

73. Harry O (1973–1976)
Episode: For the Love of Money (1975)

Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Emily and her boyfriend steal $25,000 in bonds from her boss's safe. She has a change of heart and wants to return the bonds, but her boyfriend and the bonds are gone. Harry is hired to find the missing boyfriend.

Director: John Newland | Stars: David Janssen, Anthony Zerbe, Mariclare Costello, Bernie Kopell

Votes: 17

74. Lights Out (1946–1952)
Episode: The Martian Eyes (1951)

30 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.8
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An odd professor claims he can spot Martians, who masquerade as humans, using a pair of infrared glasses he wears. Only then can you see the third eyeball in the middle of their forehead. ... See full summary »

Director: Laurence Schwab Jr. | Stars: Burgess Meredith, John Baragrey, David Lewis, J. Pat O'Malley

Votes: 17

75. The Big Story (1949–1959)

30 min | Drama

7.3
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Based on a popular radio series, each show tells a different reporter's Big Story, a true story selected from newspapers across the United States. Comments from the actual reporter open and... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Sloane, Ernest Chappell, Ben Grauer, Ernest Chappell

Votes: 16

76. The Reporter (1964– )

60 min | Drama

8.2
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Danny Taylor is an ambitious news hound for the daily New York Globe, with a knack for getting the tough stories. Lou Sheldon is his boss who tries to keep Danny out of trouble. Artie is a gregarious ever present taxi driver.

Stars: Harry Guardino, Gary Merrill, George O'Hanlon, Anne Francis

Votes: 16

77. Fay (1975–1976)

30 min | Comedy

6.9
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Sitcom about a divorced woman in her forties who has to begin dating.

Stars: Lee Grant, Audra Lindley, Joe Silver, Norman Alden

Votes: 15

78. The Patty Duke Show (1963–1966)
Episode: Patty, the People's Voice (1964)

TV-G | Comedy, Family, Music

8.1
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Patty and Cathy campaign for a family friend's run at a congressional seat. They are less enthusiastic when they disagree with his platform.

Director: Claudio Guzmán | Stars: Patty Duke, William Schallert, Jean Byron, Paul O'Keefe

Votes: 15

79. The Defenders (1961–1965)
Episode: The Hundred Lives of Harry Simms (1961)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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An impressionist is charged with killing his fiancee, but his inability to stop going into character impersonations, even in court, leads Lawrence to feel that he has lost his hold on ... See full summary »

Director: John Brahm | Stars: E.G. Marshall, Robert Reed, Frank Gorshin, Sam Wanamaker

Votes: 14

80. Mr. I. Magination (1949–1952)

30 min | Family, Western

7.2
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Stars: Paul Tripp, Donald Harris, Robin Morgan, Ted Tiller

Votes: 12

81. Spenser: For Hire (1985–1988)
Episode: In a Safe Place (1986)

Crime, Drama

7.9
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Director: Virgil W. Vogel | Stars: Robert Urich, Avery Brooks, Barbara Stock, Ron McLarty

Votes: 12

82. The Patty Duke Show (1963–1966)
Episode: Patty, the Pioneer (1964)

TV-G | Comedy, Family, Music

7.8
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In order to prove a point to her history teacher, Patty vows that she can live for one week like they did back in 1800.

Director: Rod Amateau | Stars: Patty Duke, William Schallert, Jean Byron, Paul O'Keefe

Votes: 12

83. Out There (1951–1952)

30 min | Sci-Fi

6.6
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Innovative anthology series was one of the first adult-oriented science fiction series of the early-fifties and probably suffered for it. Teleplays were adapted from the best science ... See full summary »

Stars: Casey Allen, Robert Webber, Arthur Batanides, Stewart Bradley

Votes: 9

84. The Colgate Comedy Hour (1950–1955)
Episode: Episode #2.7 (1951)

Comedy, Romance

8.7
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Director: Fred Hamilton | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Peter Conlow, Murray Leonard

Votes: 9

85. Coronet Blue (1967– )
Episode: A Time to Be Born (1967)

60 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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A young man is beaten and thrown from a liner into New York Harbor by a bunch of crooks he was in with. Though left for dead, he survives with memory loss. A rich girl takes a love interest... See full summary »

Director: Paul Bogart | Stars: Frank Converse, Susan Hampshire, Chester Morris, Bernice Massi

Votes: 8

86. Danger (1950–1955)
Episode: Knife in the Dark (1954)

26 min | Drama

5.9
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Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Paul Newman, James Gregory, William Harrigan, Walter Burke

Votes: 7

87. The Defenders (1961–1965)
Episode: The Siege (1964)

60 min | Drama

7.3
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Gary Degan blames Lawrence Preston for his prison term - and now he holds him hostage.

Director: Stuart Rosenberg | Stars: E.G. Marshall, Robert Reed, Robert Redford, Daniel J. Travanti

Votes: 7

88. Starstruck (1979 TV Movie)

Sci-Fi

4.2
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The story, set in the twenty-second century, follows the adventures of the McCallister family, owners of McCallister's Midway Inn, a hotel-restaurant-saloon on an orbiting way station somewhere between Earth and Pluto.

Director: Alfred Viola | Stars: Beeson Carroll, Tania Myren, Meegan King, Kevin Brando

Votes: 6

89. Keep the Cool, Baby (1967)

Animation, Short

5.5
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Director: Chuck Harriton | Stars: Joe Silver, Allen Swift

Votes: 6

90. Decoy (1957– )
Episode: First Arrest (1958)

26 min | Drama, Crime

5.8
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Casey goes undercover as an exotic dancer at a carnival sideshow, and begins to suspect that a fellow carnival worker is fencing stolen property.

Director: Arthur H. Singer | Stars: Beverly Garland, Joshua Shelley, Joe Silver, Ruth McDevitt

Votes: 6

91. Too Close for Comfort (1980–1987)
Episode: The Adoption Story (1983)

Comedy

6.8
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Iris' gift of a trip to Paris backfires when Muriel needs a passport and her birth certificate reveals she was adopted.

Director: Jeremiah Morris | Stars: Ted Knight, Nancy Dussault, Deborah Van Valkenburgh, Lydia Cornell

Votes: 6

92. Chico and the Man (1974–1978)
Episode: The Invention (1975)

Comedy

6.8
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Ed gets scammed by a con artist on his creation of training wheels for motorcycles.

Director: Jack Donohue | Stars: Jack Albertson, Freddie Prinze, Scatman Crothers, Ronny Graham

Votes: 6

93. Focus on Fishko (1983)

37 min | Short, Comedy

8.6
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This short film satirizes France's auteur theory. An earnest French film critic rediscovers the work of washed-up grade-Z movie director Seymour Z. Fishko("Revenge of the 80-Foot Stripper,"... See full summary »

Director: Peter Bonerz | Stars: Angela Aames, Frank Biro, Ray Colbert, Caroline Ducrocq

Votes: 5

94. The 26th Annual Tony Awards (1972 TV Special)

8.8
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Director: Clark Jones | Stars: Paul Ainsley, Tom Aldredge, Jonelle Allen, Desi Arnaz

Votes: 5

95. The Ad-Libbers (1951– )

30 min | Comedy, Game-Show

5.8
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Prefiguring such popular later shows as "Who's Line is it Anyway?" this comedy variety show featured a group of actors who would have to make up dialog on the spot for a situation of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Donald, Earl Hammond, Patricia Hosley, Jack Lemmon

Votes: 5

96. Match Game 73 (1973–1982)
Episode: Episode #3.228 (1975)

TV-PG | Comedy, Game-Show

8.0
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Director: Marc Breslow | Stars: Gene Rayburn, Joe Silver, Brett Somers, Charles Nelson Reilly

Votes: 5

97. Likely Stories, Vol. 4 (1983 TV Movie)

60 min

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"Likely Stories" was one Pay-TV's first original comedy programs. The one-hour shows were a mixed-bag of short films, videos, and animation that helped define the cutting-edge of today's ... See full summary »

Directors: Peter Bonerz, Danny DeVito, David Jablin, Bruce Kimmel | Stars: Angela Aames, Robert Costanzo, Tony Danza, Howard Hesseman

98. The Robert Herridge Theater (1960– )

30 min | Drama

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Stars: Robert Herridge, Michael Kane, Robert Dryden, Philip Bourneuf

99. The Fifty-Fourth Street Revue (1949–1950)

60 min | Music, Comedy

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Stars: Russell Arms, Al Bernie, Mort Marshall, Wynn Murray

100. Ladykiller (1986)

13 min | Short, Mystery

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Director: Gwen Arner | Stars: Melissa Leo, Michael Medeiros, Joe Silver, Howard Reig