Most Voted Titles With Willard Waterman


1. The Apartment (1960)

Approved | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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

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

Votes: 119,646

2. Auntie Mame (1958)

Unrated | 143 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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

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

Votes: 8,564

3. Father of the Bride (1950)

Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

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

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

Votes: 8,230

4. The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961–1966)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

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

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

Votes: 6,742

5. 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: 5,932

6. Mister Ed (1958–1966)

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

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

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

Votes: 2,533

7. Three Coins in the Fountain (1954)

Unrated | 102 min | Drama

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

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

Votes: 2,359

8. Mystery Street (1950)

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

7.1
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A small town policeman is assisted by a Harvard professor when the skeletal remains of a pregnant prostitute turn up on a Massachusetts beach.

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

Votes: 1,906

9. F Troop (1965–1967)

30 min | Comedy, Western

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

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

Votes: 1,836

10. Maverick (1957–1962)

60 min | Comedy, Western

8.2
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Bret and Bart Maverick (and in later seasons, their English cousin, Beau) are well dressed gamblers who migrate from town to town always looking for a good game. Poker (5 card draw) is ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 1,790

11. Wagon Train (1957–1965)

75 min | Western

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

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

Votes: 1,775

12. The Lucy Show (1962–1968)

30 min | Comedy

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

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

Votes: 1,722

13. Fourteen Hours (1951)

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

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

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

Votes: 1,655

14. Walk on the Wild Side (1962)

Approved | 114 min | Drama, Romance

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

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

Votes: 1,405

15. Hollywood or Bust (1956)

95 min | Comedy, Musical

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

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

Votes: 1,385

16. My Favorite Martian (1963–1966)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

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

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

Votes: 1,342

17. No Man of Her Own (1950)

Approved | 98 min | Drama, Film-Noir

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

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

Votes: 1,339

18. Dennis the Menace (1959–1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

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

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

Votes: 1,296

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

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.6
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A Disney-produced anthology covering many different genres.

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

Votes: 1,155

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

30 min | Comedy, Family

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

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

Votes: 1,056

21. Has Anybody Seen My Gal (1952)

88 min | Comedy

7.2
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Wealthy Samuel Fulton is getting older and has no family of his own. He decides to leave his estate to the family of his first love, who turned down his marriage proposal years ago because ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 974

22. Cheyenne (1955–1963)

60 min | Western

8.2
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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: 973

23. 77 Sunset Strip (1958–1964)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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

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

Votes: 827

24. The Red Skelton Hour (1951–2016)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy

8.3
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Long-running weekly show that spotlighted legendary comedian and beloved TV clown, Red Skelton. Each show featured comedy skits, gags and vignettes starring Skelton and guest performers.

Stars: Red Skelton, David Rose and His Orchestra, Art Gilmore, Tom Hansen Dancers

Votes: 685

25. Bat Masterson (1958–1961)

30 min | Western

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

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

Votes: 615

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

Approved | 79 min | Comedy, Crime

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

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

Votes: 594

27. The Real McCoys (1957–1963)

30 min | Comedy

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

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

Votes: 570

28. Laramie (1959–1963)

60 min | Western

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

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

Votes: 546

29. Rhubarb (1951)

Passed | 94 min | Comedy, Family, Sport

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

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

Votes: 503

30. The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (1954–1959)

30 min | Adventure, Family, Western

7.3
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Rusty was orphaned in an Indian raid. He and his dog Rin Tin Tin were adopted by the troops at Fort Apache in Arizona, and helped establish law and order in and around Mesa Grande.

Stars: Lee Aaker, James Brown, Rin Tin Tin II, Joe Sawyer

Votes: 451

31. Lawman (1958–1962)

30 min | Western

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

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

Votes: 439

32. Riding High (1950)

Passed | 112 min | Comedy

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

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

Votes: 344

33. Three Secrets (1950)

Approved | 98 min | Drama

7.0
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A five-year-old boy is the sole survivor of a devastating plane crash in the mountains of California. When the newspapers reveal the boy was adopted and that the crash occurred on his ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 314

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

Approved | 69 min | Comedy, Mystery

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

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

Votes: 314

35. Francis Goes to the Races (1951)

88 min | Comedy, Fantasy

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

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

Votes: 309

36. Get Yourself a College Girl (1964)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Music

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

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

Votes: 299

37. The Lawless (1950)

83 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.0
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A newspaper editor in a small agricultural town finds himself going against the people in the town when he gets involved in the plight of the area's fruit pickers, who are mostly Mexican.

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

Votes: 295

38. Watch the Birdie (1950)

Passed | 71 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

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

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

Votes: 274

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

Approved | 10 min | Comedy, Short

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

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

Votes: 266

40. Three for the Show (1955)

Approved | 93 min | Musical

6.1
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A widowed singer marries her late husband's songwriting partner, which leads to trouble when her first husband turns up very much alive.

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

Votes: 250

41. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

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

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

Votes: 199

42. Louisa (1950)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy

6.5
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To her family's discomfiture, grandmother Louisa starts dating two men...a grocer and her son's boss.

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

Votes: 173

43. Half a Hero (1953)

Approved | 71 min | Comedy, Music

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

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

Votes: 161

44. Circus Boy (1956–1958)

30 min | Adventure, Family, Western

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

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

Votes: 154

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

Approved | 89 min | Comedy

5.3
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2 girls on the lam hide out in a college fraternity.

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

Votes: 141

46. Darling, How Could You! (1951)

96 min | Comedy

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

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

Votes: 140

47. December Bride (1954–1959)

30 min | Comedy

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

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

Votes: 134

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

30 min | Western, Adventure

7.6
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Set in the Louisiana Territory around 1830, wealthy planter Jim Bowie encounters many famous people in New Orleans or the backwoods, relying for protection on the knife he supposedly ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 128

49. The Joey Bishop Show (1961–1965)

30 min | Comedy

7.3
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Joey Barnes is the host of a TV talk show originating in New York. Each episode dealt with events in his personal and professional life as a celebrity. Many guest stars appeared on the ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 126

50. Riverboat (1959–1961)

60 min | Adventure, Western

7.9
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Grey Holden wins a river boat in a poker game which he then captains,along with his crew, in various adventures along the Mississippi river. This action series is set in 19th century America.

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

Votes: 124

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

60 min | Adventure, Drama, Comedy

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

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

Votes: 116

52. It Happens Every Thursday (1953)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy

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

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

Votes: 110

53. Casey Jones (1957– )

30 min | Adventure, Western

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

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

Votes: 101

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

60 min | Family, Fantasy, Romance

8.4
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Add a Plot

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

Votes: 100

55. My Brother the Angel (1965–1966)

30 min | Comedy

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

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

Votes: 87

56. Pete and Gladys (1960–1962)

30 min | Comedy

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

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

Votes: 82

57. Date with the Angels (1957–1958)

30 min | Comedy

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

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

Votes: 74

58. The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961–1966)
Episode: The Death of the Party (1964)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.1
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Rob struggles to hide the severe symptoms of a flu virus at a family party for Laura's relatives rather than admit she was right against him golfing earlier that morning in damp conditions.

Director: Alan Rafkin | Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Rose Marie, Morey Amsterdam, Larry Mathews

Votes: 56

59. Sunny Side of the Street (1951)

Passed | 71 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

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

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

Votes: 54

60. Camp Runamuck (1965– )

22 min | Comedy

7.8
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Summer-camp high jinks.

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

Votes: 49

61. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1991)
Episode: Moochie of the Little League: A Diamond Is a Boy's Best Friend (1959)

Unrated | 94 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.5
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Moochie's trying to make up for being "Small Fry" by putting his whole heart into catching for his Little League Team. He even finds a new field for his league when the old one's destroyed.... See full summary »

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Kevin Corcoran, Reginald Owen, Alan Hale Jr., Frances Rafferty

Votes: 45

62. Markham (1959–1960)

30 min | Drama, Crime

8.7
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Roy Markham, a former successful New York attorney, becomes a private detective and his cases take him worldwide. For the first two months of the show, Markham had an assistant, John Riggs,... See full summary »

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

Votes: 43

63. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: The Infernal Machine (1961)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

7.1
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Hoss helps out a shy inventor who needs financial backing to build a horseless carriage. Things do not go well until a slick promoter sells shares into the new automobile. But things turn sour when the promoter skips town.

Director: William Witney | Stars: Lorne Greene, Pernell Roberts, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon

Votes: 39

64. Hail (1972)

PG | 85 min | Comedy

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

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

Votes: 37

65. Laramie (1959–1963)
Episode: Trigger Point (1961)

60 min | Western

9.2
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Jess is riding shotgun with a $30,000 Army payroll on a stage with three passengers using a special route. It is still held up as he learns the driver tipped off the robbers who decide to leave them all stranded in the desert.

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: John Smith, Robert Fuller, Mary Murphy, Lori Nelson

Votes: 35

66. Guestward Ho! (1960– )

30 min | Comedy, Western

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

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

Votes: 34

67. Free for All (1949)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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An inventor comes up with a pill that turns water into gasoline. Complications ensue.

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

Votes: 34

68. Maverick (1957–1962)
Episode: Three Queens Full (1961)

60 min | Comedy, Western

8.5
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Moose and Small Paul Wheelwright? The Subrosa Ranch? Hilarious "Bonanza" parody with Bart squirming in the middle between 3 naive, Pa whipped brothers and their worldly mail-order brides ... See full summary »

Director: Michael O'Herlihy | Stars: Jack Kelly, Merry Anders, Kasey Rogers, Allyson Ames

Votes: 34

69. Frontier Circus (1961–1962)

60 min | Western

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

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

Votes: 31

70. Dennis the Menace (1959–1963)
Episode: Dennis Sells Bottles (1959)

TV-G | 22 min | Comedy, Family

8.0
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Dennis thinks that his dad is in money trouble so he starts out selling bottles and before you know it everyone in town thinks that the Mitchell's really are in trouble with money.

Director: William D. Russell | Stars: Jay North, Herbert Anderson, Gloria Henry, Joseph Kearns

Votes: 30

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

30 min | Comedy, Romance

8.3
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Motherly Mike, ditzy but sexy Loco, and sensible Greta move to the big city to find themselves wealthy men to turn into husbands. After the first year Greta gets married with Gwen the new roommate in this syndicated series.

Stars: Merry Anders, Barbara Eden, Lori Nelson, Jimmy Cross

Votes: 29

72. Cheyenne (1955–1963)
Episode: Day's Pay (1961)

60 min | Western

8.2
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After being fired in one town, Cheyenne is hired to help another town rid itself of a clan who have held them in their grip for too long. With the help of a wanted outlaw who once saved his life, he reluctantly accepts the job.

Director: George Waggner | Stars: Clint Walker, Rodolfo Acosta, Ellen Burstyn, Joseph Gallison

Votes: 29

73. The Eve Arden Show (1957–1958)

30 min | Comedy

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

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

Votes: 28

74. Room for One More (1962– )

30 min | Comedy

8.2
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An adaptation of the Cary Grant film of same title, George and Anna Rose have two biological children, two adopted. Their warm and caring household frequently finds space for yet another ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 27

75. The Bing Crosby Show (1964–1965)

30 min | Comedy

6.2
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Domestic comedy about a middle-aged couple with two teenage daughters and a long staying friend.

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

Votes: 26

76. The Halls of Ivy (1954–1955)

30 min | Comedy

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

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

Votes: 26

77. The Great Gildersleeve (1955– )

30 min | Comedy

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

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

Votes: 24

78. So You Want a Raise (1950)

10 min | Comedy, Short

6.0
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Joe McDoakes asks for a raise and is informed by his boss that the employee selected by him to run the office while he is on vacation will get a raise. Joe works hard and is selected, but ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 24

79. Maverick (1957–1962)
Episode: Marshal Maverick (1962)

60 min | Comedy, Western

8.0
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Abilene's marshal is bumped off and Bart kills the murderer. But instead of thanks, he's threatened with jail for vagrancy unless he becomes marshal. At least it's only a temp job, because ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Salkow | Stars: Jack Kelly, John Dehner, Peter Breck, Gail Kobe

Votes: 24

80. Mister Ed (1958–1966)
Episode: Ed's New Neighbors (1962)

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

7.5
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Kay inherits country property in New York, so Roger enters into an agreement to sell their California home and move. The purchaser, who works for the IRS, threatens to sue the Posts, if their behavior is not to is liking.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Alan Young, Connie Hines, Larry Keating, Edna Skinner

Votes: 22

81. The Lucy Show (1962–1968)
Episode: Lucy and the Plumber (1964)

30 min | Comedy

8.2
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The plumber Lucy calls to fix her kitchen sink is a dead ringer for Jack Benny. Just like Benny, he's a violinist, but his classical music career was ruined by his resemblance to the ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Donohue | Stars: Lucille Ball, Gale Gordon, Jimmy Garrett, Jack Benny

Votes: 22

82. Bat Masterson (1958–1961)
Episode: The Death of Bat Masterson (1959)

30 min | Western

8.1
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Bat returns to the small mining town Bonanza, Colorado to withdraw his earnings from a cattle drive. He discovers he is dead and buried and his "widow" has probated his will and withdrawn the entire $20,000 from his account.

Director: Alan Crosland Jr. | Stars: Gene Barry, Claude Akins, Ruta Lee, Willard Waterman

Votes: 22

83. Mister Ed (1958–1966)
Episode: Unemployment Show (1963)

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

8.1
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Mister Ed gets what Roger's deadbeat freeloading brother-in-law doesn't have: a job.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Alan Young, Connie Hines, Larry Keating, Edna Skinner

Votes: 22

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

25 min | Comedy, Western

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

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

Votes: 21

85. My Favorite Martian (1963–1966)
Episode: There Is No Cure for the Common Martian (1963)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

6.9
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Martin comes down with a common cold, which is not so common but rather debilitating for Martians. Meanwhile Tim is sent to Trimbles Department Store to review their outer space exhibit. ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Miller | Stars: Ray Walston, Bill Bixby, Pamela Britton, Willard Waterman

Votes: 21

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

Approved | 10 min | Comedy, Short

6.4
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Ellery, who continually embarrasses Joe McDoakes with his physical prowess, makes a big hit with Joe's wife, Alice. Alice wants the piano moved and Ellery is on hand to do the job with such... See full summary »

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

Votes: 19

87. Wagon Train (1957–1965)
Episode: The Jed Polke Story (1961)

60 min | Western

7.7
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When Flint brings a stranded woman and boy to the train, her husband who went off to find help is also found but his return to the train sets off tempers when four men recognize him and their only thought is murder.

Director: Virgil W. Vogel | Stars: John McIntire, Robert Horton, Terry Wilson, Frank McGrath

Votes: 19

88. Vacation Playhouse (1963–1967)

30 min | Drama, Comedy, Crime

8.8
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Summer replacement show featuring pilot programs that had not been sold.

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

Votes: 18

89. The Lucy Show (1962–1968)
Episode: Lucy the Rain Goddess (1966)

30 min | Comedy

5.7
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After pursuing Mr. Mooney to his secret dude ranch vacation in order to get him to sign some important papers, Lucy finds her way onto an Indian reservation, where she's the dead ringer for the tribe's rain goddess totem pole.

Director: Maury Thompson | Stars: Lucille Ball, Gale Gordon, Willard Waterman, Douglas Fowley

Votes: 18

90. Dennis the Menace (1959–1963)
Episode: The Big Basketball Game (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

6.9
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Stretch Nichols, the school basketball team's star player, quits the team after being teased about his height and worn-out clothes one time too many. A sympathetic Dennis persuades Mr. ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Jay North, Gale Gordon, Herbert Anderson, Gloria Henry

Votes: 18

91. Dennis the Menace (1959–1963)
Episode: The Fifteen-Foot Christmas Tree (1961)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.4
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Dennis, Henry, and Mr. Wilson go out in search of the perfect Christmas tree to chop down. As problems arise, their quest turns into quite an odyssey.

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Herbert Anderson, Gloria Henry, Willard Waterman, Pat McCaffrie

Votes: 17

92. Dennis the Menace (1959–1963)
Episode: The New Principal (1962)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

6.5
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Dennis makes a bad impression on the new school principal and as a result, is not allowed to pitch in the championship baseball game.

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Jay North, Gale Gordon, Herbert Anderson, Gloria Henry

Votes: 17

93. Bat Masterson (1958–1961)
Episode: Who'll Bury My Violence? (1959)

30 min | Western

7.6
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When Bat buys a derby hat in a small Missouri town he is aghast at the price. Learning that a freight line owner forces shopkeepers to use only his line to ship their supplies from the river, Bat decides to break his monopoly.

Director: Walter Doniger | Stars: Gene Barry, Joanna Moore, Mort Mills, Sam Buffington

Votes: 17

94. Peter Loves Mary (1960–1961)

30 min | Comedy

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

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

Votes: 16

95. Dennis the Menace (1959–1963)
Episode: Dennis' Penny Collection (1961)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.8
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Mr Wilson comes up with another plan to keep Dennis in his own house and away from Mr Wilson. He shows Dennis how to collect money, but Dennis only bothers everyone for pennies and causes Mr Wilson to get arrested.

Director: William D. Russell | Stars: Jay North, Herbert Anderson, Gloria Henry, Joseph Kearns

Votes: 16

96. Dennis the Menace (1959–1963)
Episode: My Uncle Ned (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

6.0
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Mr. Wilson has written a book about his eccentric Uncle Ned. But Uncle Ned thinks the stories in the book are incorrect, and refuses to sign a release for it to be published.

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Jay North, Gale Gordon, Herbert Anderson, Gloria Henry

Votes: 16

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

Approved | 10 min | Comedy, Short

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

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

Votes: 15

98. Bat Masterson (1958–1961)
Episode: Death by the Half Dozen (1960)

30 min | Western

7.5
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A stagecoach carrying Bat and Claire, the local sheriff's fiancée, is robbed and Claire is kidnapped. With the sheriff wounded and out of action, Bat tries to rescue Claire and capture the entire gang of kidnappers by himself.

Director: Alan Crosland Jr. | Stars: Gene Barry, Willard Waterman, Ted de Corsia, Patrick Waltz

Votes: 14

99. Dennis the Menace (1959–1963)
Episode: Dennis and the Dodger (1962)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

6.6
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Dennis & Tommy get Mr Quigley to coach their baseball team. Mr Quigley hopes it improves store sales. He manages to get the Dodgers to play an exhibition game for the town. Mr Wilson is ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 14

100. Dennis the Menace (1959–1963)
Episode: Dennis by Proxy (1960)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family

7.3
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After Dennis hears that the city is going to tear down Mr. Dorfman, the postman's bench Dennis, Tommy, Margaret and Stewart try to build him a new one but Dennis gets sick and has to stay ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Jay North, Herbert Anderson, Gloria Henry, Joseph Kearns

Votes: 14