Highest Rated Titles With Lorne Greene


1. Omnibus (1952–1961)

55 min | Drama, History, Music

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

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

Votes: 115

2. Die Drehscheibe (1964–1982)

40 min | Music

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

Votes: 36

3. You Are There (1953–1971)

30 min | Drama, History

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

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

Votes: 109

4. Studio 57 (1954–1958)

30 min | Drama, Family

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

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

Votes: 92

5. Suspicion (1957–1958)

60 min | Drama

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

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

Votes: 266

6. The Johnny Cash Show (1969–1971)

60 min | Music

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

Votes: 122

7. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)

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

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

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

Votes: 11,462

8. Everyday (1978– )

30 min | Family

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

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

Votes: 16

9. Here's Hollywood (1960–1962)

30 min | Talk-Show

8.6
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Hollywood celebrities are interviewed, often at their homes.

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

Votes: 76

10. The Jack Paar Program (1962–1965)

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

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

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

Votes: 93

11. Highway to Heaven (1984–1989)
Episode: The Smile in the Third Row (1985)

Not Rated | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy

8.6
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Jonathan is as skeptical as everybody else when the lead actor in a failing Broadway play claims that God is attending the show's performances, sitting in a third-row orchestra seat.

Director: Michael Landon | Stars: Michael Landon, Victor French, Mary Ann Gibson, Lorne Greene

Votes: 39

12. Police Squad! (1982)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy, Crime

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

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

Votes: 12,157

13. Mike Hammer (1958–1959)

30 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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

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

Votes: 152

14. Kraft Theatre (1947–1958)

60 min | Drama

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

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

Votes: 104

15. Greatest Adventure Stories from Bible (1985– )

Animation, Action, Adventure

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

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

Votes: 22

16. New Wilderness (1982– )

30 min | Documentary

8.5
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Star: Lorne Greene

Votes: 29

17. Telescope (1963–1973)

30 min | Documentary

8.5
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Documentary and biography with interviews as the central element of the show.

Stars: Fletcher Markle, Milton Berle, Sid Caesar, Stanley Kramer

Votes: 16

18. Chevrolet's Bewitching Bonanza (1964)

6 min | Short, Biography

8.5
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The cast of Bewitched, Bonanza and The Man From U.N.C.L.E. outline the whole range of Chevrolet cars for 1965.

Stars: Dan Blocker, Lorne Greene, Michael Landon, Elizabeth Montgomery

Votes: 6

19. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: Forever (1972)

TV-PG | 100 min | Western

8.5
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Little Joe falls in love with Alice Harper played by a young Bonnie Bedelia who he meets while rescuing her gambler brother John from a poker game gone bad. The two eventually marry and are... See full summary »

Director: Michael Landon | Stars: Lorne Greene, Michael Landon, Mitch Vogel, David Canary

Votes: 91

20. Galactica 1980 (1980)
Episode: The Return of Starbuck (1980)

60 min | Sci-Fi

8.5
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Dr. Zee describes his dreams which reveal the fate of Starbuck and his link to the lost pilot.

Director: Ron Satlof | Stars: Kent McCord, Barry Van Dyke, Robyn Douglass, Lorne Greene

Votes: 214

21. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: The Wish (1969)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.5
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Hoss takes two months of leave. He sees a little black boy steal a candle. He learns the boy wants the candle to make a wish. As he gets to know the boy and his family, he decides to try to help the family.

Director: Michael Landon | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Ossie Davis

Votes: 41

22. Roots (1977)

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

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

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

Votes: 13,653

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

105 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

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

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

Votes: 2,527

24. Reading Rainbow (1983– )

TV-Y | 30 min | Family

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

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

Votes: 2,705

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

60 min | Family, Fantasy, Romance

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

Votes: 108

26. The David Frost Show (1969–1972)

90 min | Talk-Show

8.4
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American show featuring the popular British talk show host.

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

Votes: 116

27. The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Michael Landon (1975 TV Special)

Comedy

8.4
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The subject roasted is Michael Landon, multi-talented star of Bonanza and Little House on the Prairie.

Director: Greg Garrison | Stars: Joey Bishop, Amanda Blake, Ernest Borgnine, Sid Caesar

Votes: 17

28. Police Squad! (1982)
Episode: A Substantial Gift (The Broken Promise) (1982)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy, Crime

8.4
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Frank investigates a murder case at a bank where a robber shot the clerk and then another staff member, Sally, shot the robber. The autopsy, however, shows differently.

Directors: Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Alan North, Rex Hamilton, Lorne Greene

Votes: 436

29. Roots (1977)
Episode: Part II (1977)

TV-14 | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.4
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Despite a violent rebellion, the slave ship Lord Ligonier completes its voyage and Kunta Kinte endures the indiginity of an Annapolis slave auction. Fiddler, the slave in charge of Kunta's ... See full summary »

Director: John Erman | Stars: Maya Angelou, Edward Asner, Louis Gossett Jr., Lorne Greene

Votes: 143

30. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: The Lonely Man (1972)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.4
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In a rare episode with Hop Sing in the spotlight, the Cartwright's servant is panning for gold during a vacation when he falls in love with a white woman. The relationship blossoms into an ... See full summary »

Director: William F. Claxton | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Kelly Jean Peters

Votes: 42

31. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: The Trouble with Amy (1970)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.4
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Ben comes to the aid of Amy Wilder, an eccentric old woman and animal hoarder, when a scheming neighbor wants her declared incompetent so he can purchase her home and property.

Director: Leon Benson | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, David Canary

Votes: 41

32. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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

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

Votes: 221

33. The Dean Martin Show (1965–1974)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Music

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

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

Votes: 977

34. The Third Man (1959–1965)

30 min | Crime, Drama

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

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

Votes: 110

35. Producers' Showcase (1954–1957)

90 min | Drama, Musical, Comedy

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

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

Votes: 69

36. The Andy Williams Show (1962–1969)

60 min | Music

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

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

Votes: 132

37. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode 131 (1970)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.3
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Today on Sesame Street, Mr. Hooper accidentally spills some milk. Big Bird comforts him by assuring him in song that "Everyone Makes Mistakes". Later on, Oscar's grandmother, the ... See full synopsis »

Stars: Alan Arkin, Dan Blocker, Fran Brill, Carol Burnett

Votes: 13

38. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: Kingdom of Fear (1971)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.3
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A delusional mining tycoon has the Cartwrights and Candy arrested on false trespassing charges and sentences them to slave labor at a gold mine.

Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, David Canary

Votes: 38

39. Roots (1977)
Episode: Part IV (1977)

TV-14 | 90 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.3
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Kunta Kinte's only child, Kizzy, is on the Moore's ranch, older, and with an 18-year old son, George. He is the opposite of Kunta, as Kizzy says, "a slave through and through" and his ... See full summary »

Director: Marvin J. Chomsky | Stars: John Amos, Chuck Connors, Scatman Crothers, Sandy Duncan

Votes: 125

40. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: The Gentle Ones (1967)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.3
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When their parents died, Mark's older brother raised him at times like he was breaking a horse. Part because he was just a kid himself and others because he didn't know any better. But Mark... See full summary »

Director: Harry Harris | Stars: Lorne Greene, Michael Landon, Dan Blocker, Robert Walker Jr.

Votes: 41

41. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: The Legacy (1963)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.3
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When Ben goes missing and presumed dead after being shot by poachers he was hunting alone, his sons search for the seemingly likely suspects: three innocent ex-convicts who fear being so suspected.

Director: Bernard McEveety | Stars: Lorne Greene, Pernell Roberts, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon

Votes: 52

42. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: The Stillness Within (1971)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.3
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Little Joe is blinded by an explosion and wallows in self-pity as he struggles to come to grips with his condition, which may be temporary or permanent. Ben hires a teacher from the ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Landon | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Mitch Vogel

Votes: 39

43. Sesame Street (1969– )

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

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

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

Votes: 9,604

44. The Electric Company (1971–1977)

TV-G | 28 min | Family, Comedy

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

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

Votes: 1,396

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

60 min | Comedy, Drama

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

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

Votes: 90

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

30 min | Comedy

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

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

Votes: 122

47. Appointment with Destiny (1971–1973)

60 min | Drama, Western

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

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

Votes: 12

48. The 37th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (1985 TV Special)

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Director: Jeff Margolis | Stars: John Addison, Harry Anderson, Bea Arthur, Karen Arthur

Votes: 8

49. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: A Dream to Dream (1968)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.2
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Hoss gets to play 'Pa' to two children while he visits their home to buy horses from the children's father who spends more time in the Saloon than he does with his wife and children.

Director: William F. Claxton | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Julie Harris, Michael Landon

Votes: 41

50. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: He Was Only Seven (1972)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.2
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Jamie's 7-year-old friend, Jonah Morgan, is badly wounded when he and Jamie walk into the Virginia City Bank during a robbery by the evil Springer gang. The boy later dies of his injuries. Joe and Jamie accompany Jonah's grief-hardened, paraplegic grandfather on the hunt for Springer and his cronies.

Director: Michael Landon | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Mitch Vogel

Votes: 40

51. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: Hoss and the Leprechauns (1963)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.2
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Hoss scares a bear that has treed a green-clad little man, subsequently finds a buried strongbox filled with bags of gold dust and, when both the treasure and its owner disappear, ... See full summary »

Director: John Florea | Stars: Lorne Greene, Pernell Roberts, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon

Votes: 103

52. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: My Friend, My Enemy (1969)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.2
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To prove Candy's innocence when he is accused of murder, Little Joe and Hoss must track down the only eye-witness to the incident... the Paiute Indian who was trying to steal Candy's horse.

Director: Leon Benson | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, John Saxon

Votes: 36

53. Roots (1977)
Episode: Part III (1977)

TV-14 | 90 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.2
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The adult Kunta Kinte meets his match in Belle Reynolds, his future bride and mother to daughter Kizzy.

Director: Marvin J. Chomsky | Stars: John Amos, Ji-Tu Cumbuka, Lynda Day George, Louis Gossett Jr.

Votes: 129

54. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: The Burning Sky (1968)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.2
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The Cartwrights hire a new bronc buster who brings along a new bride -- an Indian woman who a few locals just don't feel comfortable around. One neighbor in particular takes a dislike to ... See full summary »

Director: John Rich | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Dawn Wells

Votes: 39

55. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: The Wormwood Cup (1967)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.2
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A pretty woman arrives by stage and places this Notice up: I will pay $1000 to the man who kills Joe Cartwright in a fair fight. When he finds out the story behind it, Joe tries to convince... See full summary »

Director: William F. Claxton | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Frank Overton

Votes: 33

56. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: To Die in Darkness (1968)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.2
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Candy and Ben are imprisoned in a mine for a month by a man set on revenge. Years before, the man was wrongly incarcerated by the testimony of Ben Cartwright.

Director: Michael Landon | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, James Whitmore

Votes: 40

57. Cheyenne (1955–1963)

60 min | Western

8.1
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After the Civil War, nomadic adventurer Cheyenne Bodie roamed the west looking for fights, women, and bad guys to beat up. His job changed from episode to episode.

Stars: Clint Walker, Clyde Howdy, Chuck Hicks, Lane Chandler

Votes: 1,029

58. Captain Kangaroo (1955–1992)

TV-G | 60 min | Family

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

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

Votes: 864

59. Armstrong Circle Theatre (1950–1963)

60 min | Drama

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

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

Votes: 63

60. The Andy Williams Show (1969–1971)

60 min | Comedy, Music

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

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

Votes: 70

61. Wildfire! (1971)

60 min | Documentary

8.1
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Director: Jeff Myrow | Star: Lorne Greene

Votes: 9

62. That's Country (1977)

107 min | Music

8.1
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Director: Clarke Da Prato | Stars: Chet Atkins, June Carter Cash, T. Tommy Cutrer, Little Jimmy Dickens

Votes: 10

63. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: A Girl Named George (1968)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.1
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Attorney Cato Troxell's is defending his brother against a murder charge. When he's found guilty, Cato threatens the judge in front of witnesses. When the judge is killed in his own barn, ... See full summary »

Director: Leon Benson | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Jack Albertson

Votes: 42

64. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: A Time to Step Down (1966)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.1
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Angered that his longtime friend, Ben Cartwright, would ask him to retire into easier work after 50 years of wrangling, aging ranch-hand Dan Tolliver falls in with two disgruntled drifters who plan to rob the Ponderosa payroll.

Director: Paul Henreid | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Ed Begley

Votes: 36

65. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: All Ye His Saints (1965)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.1
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Little Michael Thorpe's father is accidentally shot and gravely injured. Believing that only God can save his father, and told by his Indian ranch hand that God lives on a mountain, Michael... See full summary »

Director: William F. Claxton | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Leif Erickson

Votes: 38

66. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: Blood Tie (1968)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.1
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Ben Cartwright finds himself in a fight for his life when he acts too late on his suspicion that there is more than meets the eye to an amiable, young drifter that Little Joe brought home to the Ponderosa.

Director: Seymour Robbie | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Robert Drivas

Votes: 35

67. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: Commitment at Angelus (1968)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.1
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While in the nearby town of Angeles to treat Candy's injured hand, Little Joe offers horse wrangling work to an out-of-work miner friend, Steve Regan. But, when a rearing horse accidentally... See full summary »

Director: Leon Benson | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Marj Dusay

Votes: 32

68. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: Credit for a Kill (1966)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

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When it's unclear which of their two bullets, fired simultaneously, brought down a wanted horse thief, Little Joe allows his friend, rancher Morgan Tanner, to take the credit and claim the ... See full summary »

Director: William F. Claxton | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Don Collier

Votes: 32

69. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: Dead Wrong (1969)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

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During a long ride back to the Ponderosa, thirsty Hoss and Candy stop at the Sunville saloon where Salty Hubbard, known for his tall tales and practical jokes, tells his cronies that Hoss ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Landon | Stars: Michael Landon, Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, David Canary

Votes: 37

70. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: Decision at Los Robles (1970)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

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While in Los Robles, Mexico, Ben is critically wounded by the town's cruel boss, John Walker. Ben manages to shoot and kill Walker, but now his son - the splitting image of his father - is ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Landon | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, David Canary

Votes: 37

71. Laugh-In (1967–1973)
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1968)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Music

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First appearance of Goldie Hawn as a "Regular Performer".

Director: Gordon Wiles | Stars: Dan Rowan, Dick Martin, Tim Conway, Cher

Votes: 19

72. Cheyenne (1955–1963)
Episode: Gold, Glory and Custer - Prelude (1960)

60 min | Western

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Cheyenne guides a party led by Lt. Colonel George A. Custer into the Black Hills owned by the Sioux which has been forbidden by treaty to survey for a fort location. There's rumors this expedition may be looking for something else - Gold.

Director: George Waggner | Stars: Clint Walker, Julie Adams, Liam Sullivan, Barry Atwater

Votes: 40

73. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: Justice Deferred (1967)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

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Not long after bad-tempered Frank Scott is hanged for murdering a young woman in a dark Virginia City alley, witness for the prosecution, Hoss Cartwright, sees a man in a Carson City saloon... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Mayer | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Simon Oakland

Votes: 37

74. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: The Late Ben Cartwright (1968)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

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When an assassin's bullet strikes him down on the Ponderosa, Ben Cartwright decides to stay "dead" until he can find out who's behind the failed attempt...and why.

Director: Leon Benson | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Sidney Blackmer

Votes: 31

75. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: The Sound of Sadness (1972)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

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Griff's friend, widowed farmer Jonathan May, wants to adopt two young orphans, one of whom is unable to talk. When Jonathan is told he cannot adopt the boys, Griff decides to set the ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Landon | Stars: Lorne Greene, Michael Landon, Mitch Vogel, David Canary

Votes: 41

76. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: Twilight Town (1963)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

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Little Joe is attacked by outlaws, but finds that his biggest challenge is fighting his way through the secrets of a town shrouded in mystery.

Director: John Florea | Stars: Lorne Greene, Pernell Roberts, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon

Votes: 101

77. Laugh-In (1967–1973)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Music

8.0
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The original rapid fire sketch comedy show.

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

Votes: 1,964

78. Danger (1950–1955)

30 min | Drama

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

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

Votes: 46

79. The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: George Burns (1978 TV Special)

90 min | Comedy

8.0
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Legendary comedian George Burns is the subject roasted, on the heels of his successful "Oh, God!"

Director: Greg Garrison | Stars: Milton Berle, Joey Bishop, Amanda Blake, Ernest Borgnine

Votes: 24

80. The Harness (1971 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

8.0
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A struggling farmer resigns himself to being dominated by his ailing wife. One day a free-spirited young woman and her son show up at his ranch. He hires her to help around the house, and ... See full summary »

Director: Boris Sagal | Stars: Lorne Greene, Julie Sommars, Murray Hamilton, Lee Montgomery

Votes: 20

81. Sandy in Disneyland (1974 TV Special)

Comedy, Family, Musical

8.0
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Stars: Sandy Duncan, Ernest Borgnine, Ruth Buzzi, Ted Knight

Votes: 7

82. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: A Place to Hide (1972)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.0
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A friend of Ben's asks to stay at the Ponderosa for a time. Soon Ben discovers the woman is trying to plan a rendezvous with her husband who is a fugitive confederate soldier. Ben must decide where his loyalties lay.

Director: Herschel Daugherty | Stars: Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Lorne Greene, Mitch Vogel

Votes: 37

83. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: Any Friend of Walter's (1963)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.0
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Attacked by outlaws, Hoss takes cover in a prospector's shack with the old prospector and with Walter, the old man's surprisingly communicative dog.

Director: John Florea | Stars: Lorne Greene, Pernell Roberts, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon

Votes: 80

84. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: Blind Hunch (1971)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.0
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Civil War veteran Will Hewitt returns to Virginia City, blinded and determined to solve the mystery behind the death of his brother.

Director: Lewis Allen | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Mitch Vogel

Votes: 29

85. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: Enter Thomas Bowers (1964)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.0
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A famous Italian opera singer is invited to sing at the local Virginia City opera house. One snag: he may resemble on paper a runaway slave they were just notified about; and some of the townspeople want him arrested or worse.

Director: Murray Golden | Stars: Lorne Greene, Pernell Roberts, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon

Votes: 65

86. Laugh-In (1967–1973)
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1968)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Music

8.0
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Director: Gordon Wiles | Stars: Dan Rowan, Dick Martin, Pamela Austin, Barbara Feldon

Votes: 18

87. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode 170 (1971)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.0
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Stars: Dan Blocker, Lorne Greene, Michael Landon, Robert Rauffer

Votes: 8

88. Cheyenne (1955–1963)
Episode: Gold, Glory and Custer - Requiem (1960)

60 min | Western

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Cheyenne is in hiding from desertion charges but is asked by Irene Travers to return to testify for Reno who is being accused of cowardice. Cheyenne was the only white man to witness Custer's last stand and can verify what happened.

Director: George Waggner | Stars: Clint Walker, Liam Sullivan, Andra Martin, Ed Kemmer

Votes: 33

89. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: Riot (1972)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.0
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Ben becomes horrified while inspecting living conditions at the Nevada State Prison. So are the frustrated inmates, who take Ben hostage and make a series of demands to improve conditions. ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis Allen | Stars: Lorne Greene, Michael Landon, David Canary, Tim Matheson

Votes: 43

90. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: Sense of Duty (1967)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.0
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Ben militia troop is reactivated when the Paiute Indian Wabuska is captured and needs to be transported to the nearest fort. The Indians consider him to be a god which makes him very ... See full summary »

Director: William Witney | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, David Canary

Votes: 32

91. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: Springtime (1961)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

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When their spring-fever antics injure miserly businessman, Jedediah Milbank, requiring recuperation at the Ponderosa, Ben orders each of his sons to carry out one of Mr. Milbank's seemingly... See full summary »

Director: Christian Nyby | Stars: Pernell Roberts, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Lorne Greene

Votes: 56

92. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: The Honor of Cochise (1961)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

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The Cartwrights must try to get help for Adam, seriously wounded by an Apache bullet, and find out why Cochise and his warriors have threatened to kill them all if they don't hand over an army captain taking refuge in their trail camp.

Director: Don McDougall | Stars: Lorne Greene, Pernell Roberts, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon

Votes: 57

93. Battlestar Galactica (1978–1979)
Episode: The Living Legend: Part 1 (1978)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.0
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While suffering from a fuel shortage, The Galactica finds the supposedly lost Battlestar Pegasus, led by the legendary Commander Cain.

Director: Vince Edwards | Stars: Richard Hatch, Dirk Benedict, Lorne Greene, Herbert Jefferson Jr.

Votes: 215

94. Battlestar Galactica (1978–1979)
Episode: The Living Legend: Part 2 (1978)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.0
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After Baltar's attack is repulsed, the crews of the Galactica and Pegasus carry out an attack on the planet Gamoray to acquire fuel supplies.

Director: Vince Edwards | Stars: Richard Hatch, Dirk Benedict, Lorne Greene, Herbert Jefferson Jr.

Votes: 209

95. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: The Other Son (1965)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

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Clint Watson and his two sons are hired by Ben Cartwright to deliver nitroglycerin to Virginia City. The journey entails hardship, recrimination and tragedy.

Director: William F. Claxton | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Ed Begley

Votes: 42

96. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: The Passing of a King (1968)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

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Ben sells a prize bull to an old friend, whose unscrupulous son has taken charge of the ranch from his father. The son double-crosses Ben over the agreed price of the bull, only offering to... See full summary »

Director: Leon Benson | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Jeremy Slate

Votes: 29

97. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: The Price of Salt (1968)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

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The salt bed is now exhausted and the only supply left is in a warehouse and controlled by its new owner. Since everyone needs the salt and they need it now or their cattle will die, the ... See full summary »

Director: Leon Benson | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Kim Hunter

Votes: 39

98. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: The Saddle Stiff (1972)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

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Cactus Murphy, an embittered ranch whom Ben fired, suggests that the Cartwright patriarch is getting a little old to "put in a real week's work." Ben's response: Take a job under the ... See full summary »

Director: William F. Claxton | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Mitch Vogel

Votes: 32

99. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: To Stop a War (1969)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

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Joe's old friend, Dan Logan, is hired as a range detective to stop a cattle rustling outbreak. While the usual problems arise, Logan's job is jeopardized when a ruthless rancher shoots a ... See full summary »

Director: Leon Benson | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, David Canary

Votes: 34

100. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: Warbonnet (1971)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

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Joe is caught in the middle of a bitter dispute between an aging Native American chief and the man who stole the Indian's warbonnet years ago as a saloon decoration.

Director: Arthur H. Nadel | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Mitch Vogel

Votes: 40