Most Voted Titles With Laura Waterbury


1. Seinfeld (1989–1998)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

8.9
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The continuing misadventures of neurotic New York stand-up comedian Jerry Seinfeld and his equally neurotic New York friends.

Stars: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander

Votes: 196,552

2. Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)

PG | 93 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.3
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63 Metascore

The scientist father of a teenage girl and boy accidentally shrinks his and two other neighborhood teens to the size of insects. Now the teens must fight diminutive dangers as the father searches for them.

Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Rick Moranis, Matt Frewer, Marcia Strassman, Kristine Sutherland

Votes: 117,812 | Gross: $130.72M

3. Frasier (1993–2004)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

8.0
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Dr. Frasier Crane moves back to his hometown of Seattle, where he lives with his father, and works as a radio psychiatrist.

Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce, Peri Gilpin

Votes: 60,347

4. Innerspace (1987)

PG | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.8
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66 Metascore

A hapless store clerk must foil criminals to save the life of the man who, miniaturized in a secret experiment, was accidentally injected into him.

Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Martin Short, Meg Ryan, Kevin McCarthy

Votes: 45,575 | Gross: $25.89M

5. Cheers (1982–1993)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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The regulars of the Boston bar Cheers share their experiences and lives with each other while drinking or working at the bar where everybody knows your name.

Stars: Ted Danson, Rhea Perlman, John Ratzenberger, George Wendt

Votes: 38,396

6. Better Off Dead... (1985)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

7.2
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51 Metascore

A teenager has to deal with his girlfriend dumping him among family crises, homicidal paper boys, and a rival skier.

Director: Savage Steve Holland | Stars: John Cusack, David Ogden Stiers, Kim Darby, Demian Slade

Votes: 36,066 | Gross: $10.30M

7. Mad About You (1992–1999)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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Light television comedy featuring Paul and Jaime Buchman as a recently married couple in New York City. They point out the gentle humor of domesticity and in the everyday situations of life.

Stars: Paul Reiser, Helen Hunt, John Pankow, Leila Kenzle

Votes: 16,974

8. Summer School (1987)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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27 Metascore

A high-school gym teacher has big plans for the summer, but is forced to cancel them to teach a "bonehead" English class for misfit goof-off students. Fortunately, his unconventional brand ... See full summary »

Director: Carl Reiner | Stars: Mark Harmon, Kirstie Alley, Robin Thomas, Patrick Labyorteaux

Votes: 14,138 | Gross: $35.66M

9. One Crazy Summer (1986)

PG | 93 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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47 Metascore

An aspiring teenage cartoonist and his friends come to the aid of a singer trying to save her family property from developers.

Director: Savage Steve Holland | Stars: John Cusack, Demi Moore, Linda Warren, Joel Murray

Votes: 11,655 | Gross: $13.43M

10. Who's the Boss? (1984–1992)

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

6.5
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Tony Micelli, a retired baseball player, becomes the housekeeper of Angela Bower, an advertising executive in New York. Together they raise their kids, Samantha Micelli and Jonathon Bower, with help from Mona Robinson, Angela's man-crazy mother.

Stars: Tony Danza, Judith Light, Alyssa Milano, Danny Pintauro

Votes: 8,314

11. Mac and Me (1988)

PG | 95 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

3.4
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An alien trying to escape from NASA is befriended by a wheelchair-bound boy.

Director: Stewart Raffill | Stars: Christine Ebersole, Jonathan Ward, Tina Caspary, Lauren Stanley

Votes: 8,092 | Gross: $6.42M

12. Night Court (1984–1992)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

7.7
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An eccentric fun-loving judge presides over an urban night court and all the silliness going on there.

Stars: Harry Anderson, John Larroquette, Richard Moll, Charles Robinson

Votes: 7,912

13. The Twilight Zone (1985–1989)

TV-PG | 45 min | Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Mystery

7.8
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A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but often have a wicked sense of humor and an unexpected twist.

Stars: Robin Ward, Charles Aidman, Richard Mulligan, William Atherton

Votes: 7,125

14. Murphy Brown (1988–1998)

30 min | Comedy

7.0
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The misadventures of a tough female television journalist and her friends.

Stars: Candice Bergen, Grant Shaud, Robert Pastorelli, Faith Ford

Votes: 5,587

15. The Facts of Life (1979–1988)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Family

6.8
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A group of girls, attending a boarding school, tackle issues throughout teenage life and later adulthood.

Stars: Lisa Whelchel, Kim Fields, Mindy Cohn, Nancy McKeon

Votes: 4,470

16. Newhart (1982–1990)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy

7.8
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The misadventures of an author turned innkeeper in rural Vermont and his friends.

Stars: Bob Newhart, Mary Frann, Tom Poston, Julia Duffy

Votes: 4,184

17. 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: 3,267

18. Empty Nest (1988–1995)

30 min | Comedy, Family

6.6
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"Empty Nest" is set in Miami and tells of the day to day misadventures of a widowed pediatrician, Harry Weston, and his two adult daughters, Barbara and Carol Weston, who have come back to ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Mulligan, Dinah Manoff, David Leisure, Park Overall

Votes: 2,185

19. Knots Landing (1979–1993)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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Gary and Valene Ewing, relatives of the Ewing clan of Dallas, arrive in Knots Landing to make a new home for themselves. However, scheming Abby Fairgate-Cunningham later breaks up their marriage when she seduces Gary.

Stars: Michele Lee, Ted Shackelford, Joan Van Ark, Kevin Dobson

Votes: 1,770

20. Life Goes On (1989–1993)

60 min | Drama

7.1
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A TV-series about the life of the Thatchers, especially "Corky", that has Down syndrome but goes to ordinary school ("mainstreaming). We get into their problems and joys. Drew Thatcher's ... See full summary »

Stars: Kellie Martin, Chris Burke, Patti LuPone, Bill Smitrovich

Votes: 1,742

21. Head of the Class (1986–1990)

30 min | Comedy

6.6
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A laidback teacher provides needed guidance about life for a special class of exceptional students.

Stars: William G. Schilling, Jeannetta Arnette, Dan Frischman, Robin Givens

Votes: 1,566

22. Seinfeld (1989–1998)
Episode: The Pilot (1993)

TV-PG | 45 min | Comedy

8.8
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"Jerry," the television pilot, gets cast and finally airs. Elaine tries to discourage Dalrymple's romantic pursuit.

Director: Tom Cherones | Stars: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander

Votes: 1,290

23. The Twilight Zone (1985–1989)
Episode: Shatterday/A Little Peace and Quiet (1985)

TV-PG | Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Mystery

7.7
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Shatterday: Peter Jay Novins calls his home, only to hear himself answer at the other end. A Little Peace and Quiet: a harried housewife struggling with rambunctious children, a demanding husband, and the stress of modern life, finds relief from an unusual source that brings both power and responsibility.

Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Bruce Willis, Dan Gilvezan, Murukh, John Carlyle

Votes: 387

24. Frasier (1993–2004)
Episode: You Scratch My Book... (1995)

TV-PG | 23 min | Comedy

8.0
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Frasier dates pop psychologist Dr. Honey Snow, trying to conceal his low opinion of her work. Niles strings Daphne along with phony stock payoffs to earn hugs and kisses from her.

Director: Andy Ackerman | Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce, Peri Gilpin

Votes: 374

25. Cheers (1982–1993)
Episode: Never Love a Goalie: Part 2 (1987)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Carla and Eddie are now in a relationship. Ever since Carla blew him the kiss and Eddie let in that cheap goal, Eddie has been on a slump. The most superstitious couple ever, Eddie and ... See full summary »

Director: James Burrows | Stars: Ted Danson, Shelley Long, Rhea Perlman, John Ratzenberger

Votes: 173

26. Bob (1992–1993)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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A cartoonist deals with corporate drama that ensues after the revival of a super hero he created.

Stars: Bob Newhart, Carlene Watkins, Cynthia Stevenson, Ruth Kobart

Votes: 155

27. The New Adventures of Beans Baxter (1987–1988)

30 min | Adventure, Comedy

7.6
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Teenaged Beans Baxter's mailman father disappears one day and Beans discovers his dad was really a courier for a secret government agency. Soon Beans is drawn into espionage, becoming a ... See full summary »

Stars: Jonathan Ward, Jerry Wasserman, Elinor Donahue, Stuart Fratkin

Votes: 92

28. Murphy Brown (1988–1998)
Episode: Brown and Blue (1990)

30 min | Comedy

6.7
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Murphy's idea to interview Tony Rocket, a vulgar comedian, back fires when she has trouble controlling her emotions and her temper around him.

Director: Barnet Kellman | Stars: Candice Bergen, Grant Shaud, Faith Ford, Joe Regalbuto

Votes: 69

29. Who Gets the Friends? (1988 TV Movie)

120 min | Comedy

5.9
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Director: Lila Garrett | Stars: Lucie Arnaz, Nina Arvesen, Thomas Callaway, Jill Clayburgh

Votes: 52

30. Mad About You (1992–1999)
Episode: The Wedding Affair (1993)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

7.7
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Paul & Jamie attend an afternoon wedding of a friend. Jamie thinks it is unorganized and starts changing things. Paul accidentally tells the father of the bride that the happy couple lived together before marriage.

Director: Linda Day | Stars: Paul Reiser, Helen Hunt, Richard Kind, Leila Kenzle

Votes: 46

31. Chicken Soup (1989– )

Comedy

5.9
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Stars: Jackie Mason, Lynn Redgrave, Rita Karin, Kathryn Erbe

Votes: 31

32. Night Court (1984–1992)
Episode: Rock-a-Bye Baby (1989)

TV-14 | 25 min | Comedy

7.0
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Christine gladly agrees to take care of a friend's baby for the weekend, but the experience turns out to be the opposite of what she expected. Harry enthusiastically pulls the staff into an office bet on his old college LaCrosse team.

Director: Jeff Melman | Stars: Harry Anderson, Markie Post, John Larroquette, Charles Robinson

Votes: 29

33. Highway to Heaven (1984–1989)
Episode: Jonathan Smith Goes to Washington (1986)

Not Rated | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy

8.4
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Jonathan persuades an influential United States senator to restore severe Congressional budget cuts dealing with health-care, but when the senator suffers a fatal heart attack on the Senate floor, the assignment seems doomed to failure.

Director: Michael Landon | Stars: Michael Landon, Victor French, Eddie Albert, Tom Dahlgren

Votes: 24

34. Who's the Boss? (1984–1992)
Episode: Gotta Dance (1986)

TV-G | Comedy, Family, Romance

6.6
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Tony pushes Samantha to be a ballerina, but this has severe influence on her social life. Meanwhile, Angela takes up her practice on playing the cello, much to Mona's distress.

Director: Asaad Kelada | Stars: Tony Danza, Judith Light, Alyssa Milano, Danny Pintauro

Votes: 23

35. Newhart (1982–1990)
Episode: The Shape of Things (1985)

TV-G | Comedy

8.0
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Joanna and Stephanie start an aerobics studio but self centered Stephanie thinks it is all about her.

Director: Peter Baldwin | Stars: Bob Newhart, Mary Frann, Peter Scolari, Julia Duffy

Votes: 22

36. The Facts of Life (1979–1988)
Episode: Tootie Drives (1985)

TV-PG | Comedy, Family

8.4
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Mrs. Garrett tutors Tootie for a driving test.

Director: John Bowab | Stars: Charlotte Rae, Lisa Whelchel, Kim Fields, Mindy Cohn

Votes: 21

37. Haunted Lives: True Ghost Stories (1991– )

132 min | Documentary, Thriller

6.3
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Stars: Jared Rushton, Stacy Keach, Marianne Muellerleile, Doren Fein

Votes: 6

38. Empty Nest (1988–1995)
Episode: Windy (1991)

30 min | Comedy, Family

5.0
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A hurricane hits just as the Westons prepare to move out of the house.

Director: Steve Zuckerman | Stars: Richard Mulligan, Kristy McNichol, Dinah Manoff, David Leisure

Votes: 6

39. Bob (1992–1993)
Episode: Penny for Your Thoughts (1992)

Comedy

6.2
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Director: Michael Zinberg | Stars: Bob Newhart, Carlene Watkins, Cynthia Stevenson, Ruth Kobart

Votes: 5

40. The New Adventures of Beans Baxter (1987–1988)
Episode: A Nightmare on Beans' Street (1987)

Adventure, Comedy

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A deadly pumpkin is unleashed by Mr. Sue and the evil Pumpkin Princess on Halloween.

Director: Savage Steve Holland | Stars: Jonathan Ward, Karen M. Waldron, Jerry Wasserman, Elinor Donahue

41. Chicken Soup (1989– )
Episode: Almost Father Jackie (1989)

Comedy

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Bea is upset that Jackie doesn't always act like a father.

Director: Alan Rafkin | Stars: Jackie Mason, Lynn Redgrave, Rita Karin, Kathryn Erbe

42. Knots Landing (1979–1993)
Episode: Suicidal (1988)

TV-14 | Drama, Romance

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Mack goes to Mexico to search for Michael and Paige. Frank finds an unconscious Val on her bedroom floor. Gary rushes to the hospital and pays for Val's medical care. He calls Jill and ... See full summary »

Director: Jerome Courtland | Stars: Teri Austin, William Devane, Kevin Dobson, Michele Lee

43. Life Goes On (1989–1993)
Episode: The Room (1992)

Drama

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Director: Michael Lange | Stars: Bill Smitrovich, Patti LuPone, Chris Burke, Kellie Martin

44. Head of the Class (1986–1990)
Episode: Twelve Angry Nerds (1990)

Comedy

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Director: Alan Rosen | Stars: Billy Connolly, William G. Schilling, Jeannetta Arnette, Michael DeLorenzo

45. Haunted Lives: True Ghost Stories (1991– )
Episode: Unfinished Business/Motel Hell/Terror for Rent (1992)

44 min | Documentary, Thriller

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Director: Charles Braverman | Stars: Stacy Keach, J.P. Bumstead, Joe Colligan, David Kaufman