Highest Rated Titles With James Anderson


1. Bronco (1958–1962)
Episode: Destinies West (1962)

60 min | Western

9.4
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Bronco is working undercover to find a Confederate guerrilla who stole $1,000,000 in gold bullion. His first lead is shot and dies but a clue he left leads Bronco to the guerrilla's home, Bonnetville, and a beautiful dealer.

Director: George Waggner | Stars: Ty Hardin, Kathleen Crowley, Robert McQueeney, Leo Gordon

Votes: 17

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

60 min | Western

9.3
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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: 44

3. Laramie (1959–1963)
Episode: Killers' Odds (1961)

60 min | Western

9.2
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Jess finds a starved drifter who thinks Jess wants to shoot him. Slim and Jess offer him a job as he turns out to be a good worker but very reclusive. The father of a man he killed in a fair fight is sending hired guns after him.

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: John Smith, Robert Fuller, John Lupton, Russell Johnson

Votes: 33

4. Dragnet (1951–1959)
Episode: The Big Chance (1954)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

9.0
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Stars: Jack Webb, James Anderson, Helen Andrews, Tyler McVey

Votes: 5

5. You Are There (1953–1971)

30 min | Drama, History

8.9
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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: 106

6. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1991)
Episode: The Swamp Fox: Day of Reckoning (1960)

Unrated | 60 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.9
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Stars: Leslie Nielsen, John Sutton, Barbara Eiler, Henry Daniell

Votes: 14

7. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Vengeance: Part 1 (1967)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.9
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Bob Johnson is a super fast gunman looking for revenge against the men who paralyzed his foster father and killed his foster brother, when they were attempting to steal a calf.

Director: Richard C. Sarafian | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 54

8. Celebrity Playhouse (1955– )

30 min | Drama

8.8
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Stars: Scott Brady, Angela Lansbury, Howard Duff, Philip Carey

Votes: 16

9. Judd for the Defense (1967–1969)
Episode: Tempest in a Texas Town (1967)

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.8
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In the opening episode, Judd defends a wild, rebellious young man who has exerted a Pied Piper-like influence over a small town's teenagers. The young man is accused of killing two teenage ... See full summary »

Director: Harvey Hart | Stars: Carl Betz, Christopher Jones, Pat Hingle, James Davidson

Votes: 6

10. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: The Bounty Hunter (1965)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.8
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Lured out of retirement with the promise of land, a bounty hunter is aimed by his boss at the man who killed his son. He just doesn't tell him the reward and charges had been dropped.

Director: Harry Harris | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 40

11. Laramie (1959–1963)
Episode: Vengeance (1963)

60 min | Western

8.8
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After being attacked, Jess shoots a man wanted by the law in the back due to their movement. When the outlaw's friends including his girlfriend learn about it, they contact the outlaw's two brothers who come to Laramie looking for revenge.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: John Smith, Robert Fuller, Spring Byington, Dennis Holmes

Votes: 36

12. Medic (1954–1956)

30 min | Drama

8.7
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Highlights the personal and professional lives of a group of doctors and surgeons headed by Dr. Konrad Styner. One of the first medical shows on TV that paid strict attention to detail, and... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Boone, Mary Stewart, Robert Stevenson, Robert Bray

Votes: 88

13. Telephone Time (1956–1958)

30 min | Drama

8.7
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Between 1956 and September 1957, this filmed show featured plays by John Nesbitt, the host of the show. Starting in September 1957, plays by other authors were presented.

Stars: John Nesbitt, Frank Baxter, Maurice Marsac, Florenz Ames

Votes: 83

14. Laramie (1959–1963)
Episode: Ladies' Day (1961)

60 min | Western

8.7
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Slim and Jess need to present a good image to a visiting judge to keep Mike. However, when a saloon girl looking for a job, a woman who has been conned, a bounty hunter, and a doctor who is really an outlaw appear it doesn't look good.

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: John Smith, Robert Fuller, Spring Byington, Dennis Holmes

Votes: 46

15. Laramie (1959–1963)
Episode: The Iron Captain (1959)

52 min | Western

8.7
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Slim and Jess capture a ruthless outlaw and his partner but find themselves as his captives when the outlaw's gang break the outlaw loose during his trial. Slim is forced to retrieve the outlaw's girlfriend to save Jess - against her will.

Director: Robert B. Sinclair | Stars: John Smith, Hoagy Carmichael, Robert Crawford Jr., Robert Fuller

Votes: 46

16. Laramie (1959–1963)
Episode: The Star Trail (1959)

60 min | Western

8.7
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A letter takes Jess to a town where he finds his friend has been killed but he develops a new friendship with the sheriff who ultimately hires Jess as a deputy. However, Jess is hurt when the sheriff strays due to a woman he desires.

Director: Douglas Heyes | Stars: John Smith, Hoagy Carmichael, Robert Crawford Jr., Robert Fuller

Votes: 45

17. 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: 1,196

18. The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962–1965)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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A continuation of the dramatic anthology series Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955) hosted by the master of suspense and mystery.

Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Hinton Pope, Jimmy Joyce, Lew Brown

Votes: 2,889

19. Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
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Originally billed as Playhouse of the Stars this long running anthology series was originally presented live from New York. Irene Dunne was briefly the hostess in 1952 and the show frequently used Broadway performers in classic stories.

Stars: James Mason, Irene Dunne, Walter Coy, Robert Paige

Votes: 142

20. Tightrope (1959–1960)

30 min | Drama, Crime

8.6
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Mike Connors played an unnamed police undercover agent who infiltrated organized crime to expose the leaders and their plots. His name changed with each episode in order to protect him. ... See full summary »

Stars: Mike Connors, Jesse White, Ted de Corsia, Lewis Charles

Votes: 86

21. The Gray Ghost (1957– )

30 min | Adventure, War, Western

8.6
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The Civil War exploits of Confederate cavalry officer John Singleton Mosby, nicknamed the Gray Ghost, was the basis of this syndicated series. Sgt. Magruder was the only other regular ... See full summary »

Stars: Tod Andrews, Phil Chambers, Sherwood Price, Jean Willes

Votes: 68

22. Run for Your Life (1965–1968)
Episode: Down with Willy Hatch (1967)

60 min | Drama

8.6
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A small town's criminal accusations against a former celebrity brings Paul to his old friends defense.

Director: Richard Benedict | Stars: Ben Gazzara, Don Rickles, Robert Donner, Clarke Gordon

Votes: 7

23. The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (1955–1961)
Episode: Just Before the Battle (1961)

30 min | Western

8.6
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A stagecoach holdup orchestrated by Johnny Ringo and Curly Bill Brocius gives Wyatt Earp the opportunity he's been waiting for--a chance to get the rival factions in the Clanton gang to turn on each other instead of the law.

Director: Paul Landres | Stars: Hugh O'Brian, Douglas Fowley, Ray Boyle, John Anderson

Votes: 21

24. Branded (1965–1966)
Episode: Nice Day for a Hanging (1966)

23 min | Western

8.6
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After hearing his friend is about to be hung for murder, Jason rides into town in time to see the hanging and realizes he must try to heal the severed bond between a father and son before ... See full summary »

Director: Allen Reisner | Stars: Chuck Connors, Whitney Blake, Beau Bridges, Rusty Lane

Votes: 12

25. Sea Hunt (1958–1961)
Episode: Operation Greenback (1959)

30 min | Action, Adventure

8.6
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Mike unwittingly becomes involved in the preparation of an underwater bank robbery.

Director: Leon Benson | Stars: Lloyd Bridges, Tom Brown, James Anderson, Maurice Solomon

Votes: 7

26. Have Gun - Will Travel (1957–1963)

Approved | 25 min | Western

8.5
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The adventures of a gentlemanly gunfighter for hire.

Stars: Richard Boone, Kam Tong, Hal Needham, Stewart East

Votes: 1,718

27. Empire (1962–1964)

60 min | Western, Drama

8.5
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Jim Redigo is foreman for the enormous Garrett Ranch owned by matriarch Lucia with her children Tal and Constance. Redigo had his hands full managing people, machines, and animals with a specific interest in the attractive Connie.

Stars: Richard Egan, Ryan O'Neal, Anne Seymour, Terry Moore

Votes: 42

28. The Ford Television Theatre (1952–1957)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

8.5
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The show started in New York with Broadway actors. It then moved to Hollywood where Hollywood actors headed the cast.

Stars: Philip Carey, Laraine Day, Willis Bouchey, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 98

29. Crusader (1955–1956)

30 min | Drama

8.5
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In revenge for the Communist government in Poland having sent his mother to a concentration camp where she died, Matt Anders devotes himself to freeing others from totalitarian countries.

Stars: Brian Keith, Edwin Reimers, Arthur Space, Leon Askin

Votes: 26

30. Laramie (1959–1963)
Episode: Death Wind (1960)

60 min | Western

8.5
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A stage arrives with passengers that want to continue on at the same time a twister is supposed to hit the area. One of the passengers is hurt when Slim has to hit him when he pulls a gun. They are followed by a hit man who is after him.

Director: Francis D. Lyon | Stars: John Smith, Hoagy Carmichael, Robert Crawford Jr., Robert Fuller

Votes: 37

31. Cheyenne (1955–1963)
Episode: The Quick and the Deadly (1962)

60 min | Western

8.5
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When Cheyenne stops to pick up prisoners for Huntsville, he is shocked when Deputy Gary Thomas is suddenly charged with a crime and convicted. Thomas claims he is being framed. When he escapes, Cheyenne suspects he may be right.

Director: Paul Landres | Stars: Clint Walker, Jeanne Cooper, Chris Alcaide, John Litel

Votes: 22

32. Trackdown (1957–1959)

30 min | Western

8.4
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Texas Ranger Hoby Gilman travels the Old West tracking down assorted killers, bank robbers, horse thieves and other evildoers.

Stars: Robert Culp, Norman Leavitt, Ellen Corby, Peter Leeds

Votes: 130

33. Rescue 8 (1958– )

30 min | Drama

8.4
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The missions of a rescue squad of the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

Stars: Jim Davis, Lang Jeffries, Nancy Rennick, Mary K. Cleary

Votes: 73

34. Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (1958–1960)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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An anthology series hosted by Betty Furness in the first season, Desi Arnaz in the second. Stories came from several genres, often based on fact. A two part episode was spun off as the popular show The Untouchables.

Stars: Desi Arnaz, Betty Furness, Bruce Gordon, Keenan Wynn

Votes: 80

35. Coronado 9 (1960– )

30 min | Crime

8.4
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A former Naval intelligence officer works as a private detective in San Diego, California.

Stars: Rod Cameron, Vaughn Taylor, Sue Ane Langdon, Walter Reed

Votes: 41

36. Hopalong Cassidy (1952–1954)
Episode: 3-7-77 (1954)

26 min | Western

8.4
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Soon after Hoppy and Red arrive where the murderous outlaws operate with impunity and precision in lawless Canyon City to help sheriff Barnett the mark of the vigilante, 3-7-77, starts to appear at the locations of those Hoppy suspects.

Director: George Archainbaud | Stars: William Boyd, Edgar Buchanan, James Anderson, James Seay

Votes: 7

37. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Ill-Fated Faker (1960)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Perry must defend the secretary of a client whose wife and his con-man nephew tried to blackmail him. The murdered nephew's body is burned in a cabin fire but the secretary who delivered the payoff money is charged with shooting him.

Director: Charles F. Haas | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, Ray Collins

Votes: 98

38. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

Not Rated | 129 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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Atticus Finch, a lawyer in the Depression-era South, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge, and his children against prejudice.

Director: Robert Mulligan | Stars: Gregory Peck, John Megna, Frank Overton, Rosemary Murphy

Votes: 238,639

39. The Rifleman (1958–1963)

30 min | Family, Western

8.3
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The adventures of a Wild West rancher wielding a customized rapid fire Winchester rifle and his son.

Stars: Chuck Connors, Johnny Crawford, Paul Fix, Joe Benson

Votes: 2,331

40. The Dakotas (1962– )

60 min | Western

8.3
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Marshal Ragan and his deputies maintain the peace in the Badlands of the Dakota Territory.

Stars: Larry Ward, Jack Elam, Chad Everett, Michael Greene

Votes: 60

41. The Westerner (1960– )

30 min | Action, Western

8.3
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Laconic cowboy Dave Blasingame wanders the Wild West with his faithful dog Brown and the occasional companionship of pal Burgundy Smith.

Stars: Brian Keith, Hank Gobble, Jimmy Lee Cook, Michael T. Mikler

Votes: 97

42. Fireside Theatre (1949–1955)

30 min | Drama

8.3
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An anthology series which became the first successful filmed series on American television.

Stars: Gene Raymond, John Warburton, Nolan Leary, Dabbs Greer

Votes: 41

43. Dennis the Menace (1959–1963)
Episode: Dennis and the Signpost (1959)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family

8.3
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After a truck knocks over a street sign Dennis and Tommy put the street sign up again only not correctly. As a result, Mr. Wilson ends up getting a hole dug in his back yard for a swimming pool which was intended for the other address.

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

Votes: 36

44. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Magnus (1955)

TV-PG | 30 min | Western

8.3
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Chester is concerned when his nomadic and "uncivilized" brother pays a Christmas visit to Dodge, but Magnus Goode proves worldlier and more adaptable to town life than anyone thought possible.

Director: Charles Marquis Warren | Stars: James Arness, Dennis Weaver, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake

Votes: 105

45. Branded (1965–1966)
Episode: Now Join the Human Race (1965)

22 min | Western

8.3
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Jason sets out to help an Indian friend, Red Hand, escape death by an a Major filled with hate. He sets out to help Red Hand prove he is a human, with a judge's help; but the Major's hate stands in his way.

Director: Harry Harris | Stars: Chuck Connors, Burt Reynolds, Noah Beery Jr., Jon Lormer

Votes: 12

46. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Pint-Sized Client (1958)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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Nicky Renzi, a fourteen-year-old, finds the loot from a robbery and consults Perry about the legality of keeping it. His grandfather, Gramp Renzi, is adamant about reporting it to the police, but then charged with grand theft and murder.

Director: Buzz Kulik | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 121

47. Maverick (1957–1962)
Episode: The Long Hunt (1957)

60 min | Comedy, Western

8.3
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Fleeing sore losers, Bret is saved from death by stage robber Lefty Dolan who obligates Bret with a dying wish - free the man wrongly convicted in another heist, instead of Lefty. Lefty ... See full summary »

Director: Douglas Heyes | Stars: James Garner, Joan Vohs, Richard Webb, James Anderson

Votes: 59

48. Perry Mason (1957–1966)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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The cases of a master criminal defense attorney, handling the most difficult of cases in the aid of the innocent.

Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, Ray Collins

Votes: 3,550

49. 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 (five-card draw) is ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 1,855

50. 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: 996

51. Men Into Space (1959–1960)

30 min | Sci-Fi

8.2
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The more-or-less realistic adventures of Colonel Ed McCauley, head of the American space program. He battles saboteurs, budget cuts, defective equipment and other problems in outer space.

Stars: William Lundigan, Joyce Taylor, Charles Herbert, Tyler McVey

Votes: 112

52. The Texan (1958–1960)

30 min | Western

8.2
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The Texan, a Civil War Veteran whose reputation of being the fastest gun in the west precedes him, roams across Texas from town to town, not looking for trouble , but trouble finds him.

Stars: Rory Calhoun, Regis Parton, Duncan Lamont, James Drake

Votes: 96

53. The Loretta Young Show (1953–1961)

30 min | Drama

8.2
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A drama anthology series hosted by actress Loretta Young. In addition to hosting the series, she played the lead in various episodes.

Stars: Loretta Young, John Milton Kennedy, Robert Foulk, John Newland

Votes: 156

54. Waterfront (1954–1956)

30 min | Adventure, Crime

8.2
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John Herrick was the captain of the tug "Cheryl Ann" in Los Angeles harbor. His family consisted of wife May, police detective son Jim, and the crew of the tug, his son Carl, Tip and Willie... See full summary »

Stars: Preston Foster, Douglas Dick, Lois Moran, Willie Best

Votes: 62

55. Colt .45 (1957–1960)

30 min | Western

8.2
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Christopher Colt was apparently a gun salesman but was in fact a government agent tracking down notorious bad guys. His cousin Sam took the lead when the studio had contract disputes with the original star.

Stars: Wayde Preston, Kenneth MacDonald, Donald May, Don 'Red' Barry

Votes: 66

56. Ripcord (1961– )

30 min | Adventure

8.2
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Operating their skydiving service company "Ripcord", Jim Buckley and Ted McKeever are able to get to places that others can't and get there much faster. This leads them on many exciting ... See full summary »

Stars: Larry Pennell, Ken Curtis, Shug Fisher, Paul Comi

Votes: 106

57. Temple Houston (1963–1964)

60 min | Western

8.2
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The adventures of frontier lawyer Temple Houston, son of the legendary Texan Sam Houston.

Stars: Jeffrey Hunter, Jack Elam, Frank Ferguson, Chubby Johnson

Votes: 40

58. Your Favorite Story (1953– )

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Stars: Adolphe Menjou, John Hamilton, Gertrude Michael, Bruce Payne

Votes: 12

59. Official Detective (1957– )

Mystery, Adventure

8.2
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Stars: Everett Sloane, Ted de Corsia, James Griffith, Steve Pendleton

Votes: 10

60. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Coventry (1962)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.2
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A speculator in land is already unpopular in Dodge, but when he is acquitted of the murder of a man he killed, he finds himself "sent to Coventry": no one in town, not even Kitty, will buy, sell, or even speak to him.

Director: Christian Nyby | Stars: James Arness, Dennis Weaver, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake

Votes: 54

61. Lawman (1958–1962)
Episode: Dilemma (1960)

30 min | Western

8.2
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The swamper hired by Lily doesn't seem to fit the proper mold to Marshal Troop. As three men arrive in Laramie looking for him, he is forced to reveal his true background and skills.

Director: Robert B. Sinclair | Stars: John Russell, Peter Brown, Peggie Castle, Tom Drake

Votes: 14

62. Rawhide (1959–1965)
Episode: Incident of the Running Man (1961)

Not Rated | 52 min | Western

8.2
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Rowdy gets involved in intrigue as he tries to warn an Army outpost about an impending outlaw attack.

Director: Jus Addiss | Stars: Eric Fleming, Clint Eastwood, Sheb Wooley, Paul Brinegar

Votes: 33

63. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Vagabond Vixen (1957)

52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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A man picking up a young woman hitchhiking tries to help her but the actions backfire when he finds himself the victim of blackmail. The man's business partner was also involved with the woman and murdered for which he is charged.

Director: Christian Nyby | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 153

64. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: The Violators (1964)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.2
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A violent killing appears to be the work of Indians, but Matt doubts it, someone accuses Quint of it, and the solution involves secret motives and revenge in Indian country.

Director: Harry Harris | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Burt Reynolds, Ken Curtis

Votes: 37

65. I Spy (1965–1968)
Episode: Trial by Treehouse (1966)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.2
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Kelly and Alexander are charged with apprehending the mastermind of a scheme to turn city-wide power outages into a marketable commodity. Two complications; Alexander has little confidence ... See full summary »

Director: Richard C. Sarafian | Stars: Robert Culp, Bill Cosby, Cicely Tyson, Raymond St. Jacques

Votes: 20

66. Rawhide (1959–1965)

50 min | Western

8.1
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Gil Favor is trail boss of a continuous cattle drive; he is assisted by Rowdy Yates. The crew runs into characters and adventures along the way.

Stars: Clint Eastwood, Paul Brinegar, Steve Raines, Eric Fleming

Votes: 2,400

67. The Untouchables (1959–1963)

50 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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Special Agent Eliot Ness and his elite team of incorruptable agents battle organized crime in 1930s Chicago.

Stars: Robert Stack, Walter Winchell, Nicholas Georgiade, Paul Picerni

Votes: 1,756

68. Tombstone Territory (1957– )

30 min | Western

8.1
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Tough sheriff Clay Hollister keeps the law in Tombstone, Arizona--"The Town Too Tough to Die"--with the support of his faithful deputies and the editor of the local newspaper.

Stars: Pat Conway, Richard Eastham, Quintin Sondergaard, Gilman Rankin

Votes: 127

69. Yancy Derringer (1958–1959)

30 min | Action, Adventure, Western

8.1
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Yancy Derringer, an ex-Confederate soldier turned gambler, was a suave lady's man in New Orleans, Louisiana. In reality, he was working for John Colton, the civil administrator of the city.... See full summary »

Stars: Jock Mahoney, X Brands, Kevin Hagen, Frances Bergen

Votes: 185

70. The Millionaire (1955–1960)

30 min | Drama

8.1
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In this hit 1950's TV series, a millionaire indulges himself giving away one million dollars apiece to persons that he has never met.

Stars: Marvin Miller, Paul Frees, Roy Gordon, Russ Conway

Votes: 330

71. Whirlybirds (1957–1960)

30 min | Adventure

8.1
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One hundred eleven episodes of this syndicated show were produced between 1956 and 1959, debuting in the US in January 1957. Chuck and P.T. own a helicopter company that is hired to perform... See full summary »

Stars: Kenneth Tobey, Craig Hill, Nancy Hale, Sandra Spence

Votes: 203

72. Judd for the Defense (1967–1969)

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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High-priced Houston lawyer Clinton Judd, and his assistant Ben Caldwell, take cases throughout the USA. The program dealt with then-taboo subjects.

Stars: Carl Betz, Stephen Young, Walter Brooke, John Dehner

Votes: 138

73. 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: 440

74. The Sheriff of Cochise (1956–1959)

30 min | Crime, Western

8.1
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While this sounds like a western, THE SHERIFF OF COCHISE was a contemporary police drama set in Cochise County, AZ. Stories seemed to be strangely similar to HIGHWAY PATROL, emphasizing ... See full summary »

Stars: John Bromfield, Stan Jones, Roy Engel, Joe Kirk

Votes: 49

75. Racket Squad (1950– )

30 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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This series dramatizes confidence games which fall under the jurisdiction of Captain John Braddock.

Stars: Reed Hadley, Hugh Beaumont, Keith Richards, Griff Barnett

Votes: 70

76. The Lone Wolf (1954– )

30 min | Adventure

8.1
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Add a Plot

Stars: Louis Hayward, John Doucette, James Anderson, Adele Mara

Votes: 72

77. Have Gun - Will Travel (1957–1963)
Episode: The Last Judgment (1961)

Approved | 30 min | Western

8.1
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Paladin rides into an Arkansas town where they are about to have a hanging. He finds a man, a doctor, who's crime is that he mended an outlaw's wounds and that outlaw then shot the deputy ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Mayer | Stars: Richard Boone, Harold J. Stone, Donald Randolph, Leo Gordon

Votes: 40

78. Laramie (1959–1963)
Episode: The Violent Ones (1963)

60 min | Western

8.1
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The sons of Bob Blayne want revenge against Jess for maiming him five years earlier. After the eldest son kills a man, he and his friends turn their attention to Jess who is trying to avoid a shootout but injuring Slim forces the issue.

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: John Smith, Robert Fuller, Spring Byington, Dennis Holmes

Votes: 35

79. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

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

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

Votes: 3,723

80. Mildred Pierce (1945)

Not Rated | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

8.0
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A hard-working mother inches towards disaster as she divorces her husband and starts a successful restaurant business to support her spoiled daughter.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Joan Crawford, Jack Carson, Zachary Scott, Eve Arden

Votes: 17,726

81. Tales of Wells Fargo (1957–1962)

60 min | Western

8.0
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Agent Jim Hardie shifts over its history from being mostly an agent helping Wells Fargo cope with badguys to being the owner of a ranch near San Francisco who still does some agent work.

Stars: Dale Robertson, Kit Carson, William Demarest, Lory Patrick

Votes: 326

82. 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: 103

83. Sam Benedict (1962–1963)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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Sam Benedict is the go to lawyer in the San Francisco area with a reputation for winning impossible cases. Trudy has his office running efficiently while Hank keeps things from getting too serious as Benedict's right hand man.

Stars: Edmond O'Brien, Richard Rust, Joan Tompkins, Alexander Lockwood

Votes: 40

84. Jefferson Drum (1958–1959)

30 min | Western

8.0
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A widower with a young son starts a newspaper in a wild Western town.

Stars: Jeff Richards, Eugene Mazzola, Cyril Delevanti, Robert Stevenson

Votes: 19

85. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Blood Money (1968)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.0
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The father of a young gunfighter tries to end his son's career by wounding his gun hand.

Director: Robert Totten | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 41

86. Bat Masterson (1958–1961)
Episode: No Amnesty for Death (1961)

30 min | Western

8.0
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Bat's riding rescues three men from the gallows - he bears an amnesty for all combatants in the Lincoln County War. The three gunmen soon return to their criminal ways and Bat must help the local marshal hunt down the recently freed men.

Director: Elliott Lewis | Stars: Gene Barry, R.G. Armstrong, DeForest Kelley, Betty Barry

Votes: 21

87. Lawman (1958–1962)
Episode: The Break-In (1961)

30 min | Western

8.0
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Walt Hudson wants to turn himself in for the reward thinking when he gets out he would at least have a stake. The company making the offer wants something else but Walt wants no part of their plan.

Director: Richard C. Sarafian | Stars: John Russell, Peter Brown, Peggie Castle, Sheldon Allman

Votes: 6

88. The Untouchables (1959–1963)
Episode: The White Slavers (1960)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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The sadistic head of a prostitution ring tries to get a former madam to help him with his operation. Only she decides to work with Eliot Ness instead.

Director: Walter Grauman | Stars: Robert Stack, Dick York, Mike Kellin, Nita Talbot

Votes: 54

89. Highway Patrol (1955–1959)

30 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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Powerful patrol cars, fast motorcycles, and superheterodyne two-way radios combine to fight crime on the rural highways of America's wide open spaces.

Stars: Broderick Crawford, Art Gilmore, William Boyett, Vance Skarstedt

Votes: 652

90. Sea Hunt (1958–1961)

30 min | Action, Adventure

7.9
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Mike Nelson is a Scuba Diver in the days when it was still very new. He works alone and the plot was always mostly carried through his voice over narrations. These gave the show a flavor of... See full summary »

Stars: Lloyd Bridges, Ken Drake, Courtney Brown, Jan Harrison

Votes: 784

91. Hopalong Cassidy (1952–1954)

60 min | Western

7.9
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Hopalong and his horse Topper catch bad guys with Red Connors for comic relief.

Stars: William Boyd, Edgar Buchanan, Andy Clyde, Rand Brooks

Votes: 204

92. Boston Blackie (1951–1953)

30 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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Blackie and gal pal Mary, and their dog Whitey, solve lots of Los Angeles crimes before the cops can do it.

Stars: Kent Taylor, Lois Collier, Frank Orth, Bill Catching

Votes: 88

93. Cimarron City (1958–1960)

60 min | Western

7.9
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Cimmaron City is booming due to oil and gold and hopes to become capital of the future state of Oklahoma. Matthew Rockford is the son of the city's founder; he's now mayor and a major cattle rancher. Sheriff Temple must keep law and order.

Stars: George Montgomery, John Smith, Audrey Totter, Dan Blocker

Votes: 104

94. 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: 126

95. 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: 121

96. Northwest Passage (1958–1959)

25 min | Adventure

7.9
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Major Robert Rogers organized "Rogers Rangers" to search for the alleged waterway across the United States during the French and Indian War (1754-1759). Helping Rogers, an experienced ... See full summary »

Stars: Keith Larsen, Buddy Ebsen, Don Burnett, Philip Tonge

Votes: 69

97. 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: 32

98. Rawhide (1959–1965)
Episode: Incident West of Lano (1959)

Not Rated | 60 min | Western

7.9
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A dead steer leads Favor to four women sharpshooters with a broken wheel who join the drive to the next town. Their leader finds Favor a man to her liking but a conflict with a wagon train of hides at a river crossing creates problems.

Director: Charles Marquis Warren | Stars: Eric Fleming, Clint Eastwood, Sheb Wooley, Paul Brinegar

Votes: 63

99. Highway Patrol (1955–1959)
Episode: Reward (1958)

30 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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Three farmers are stubbornly determined to risk their lives in order to collect a reward offered for the capture of a wounded fugitive.

Director: Jack Herzberg | Stars: Broderick Crawford, James Anderson, Neil Grant, Vicki Bakken

Votes: 10

100. The Westerner (1960– )
Episode: School Days (1960)

30 min | Action, Western

7.9
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Dave shoots Frank Ritchie just after he has killed a schoolteacher. But then he takes the dying Ritchie to the nearest house---where his two brothers live. They plan to pass of Dave as the killer of the teacher and their brother.

Director: André De Toth | Stars: Brian Keith, R.G. Armstrong, Margaret Field, John Anderson

Votes: 21