Highest Rated Titles With John Anderson


1. Little House on the Prairie (1974–1983)
Episode: Haunted House (1975)

TV-PG | 49 min | Drama, Family, Romance

9.1
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Although many in Walnut Grove think he's a homicidal maniac who lives in a haunted house, brave Laura Ingalls befriends mysterious hermit, Amos Pike, and soon discovers the truth behind both the rumors and the old man's reclusive life.

Director: Victor French | Stars: Michael Landon, Karen Grassle, Melissa Gilbert, Melissa Sue Anderson

Votes: 124

2. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)

TV-PG | 51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

9.0
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Ordinary people find themselves in extraordinarily astounding situations, which they each try to solve in a remarkable manner.

Stars: Rod Serling, Robert McCord, Jay Overholts, Vaughn Taylor

Votes: 51,951

3. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1991)
Episode: For the Love of Willadean: A Taste of Melon (1964)

Unrated | 60 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

9.0
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Nostalgic tale of two brothers and their new neighbor, who all fight over the attentions of the pretty girl in the farmhouse down the road; the girl's name is Willadean. Prize winning ... See full summary »

Director: Byron Paul | Stars: Terry Burnham, Roger Mobley, Michael McGreevey, Bill Mumy

Votes: 54

4. Bronco (1958–1962)
Episode: Legacy of Twisted Creek (1960)

60 min | Western

9.0
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Bronco's after a killer and intends to bring him back alive, but a band of renegade Apaches plans to kill his prisoner in order to foment an Indian uprising while several whites are hoping he fails to start a war with the Apaches.

Director: André De Toth | Stars: Ty Hardin, Gustavo Rojo, Carleton Young, John Anderson

Votes: 18

5. Dr. Kildare (1961–1966)
Episode: The Good Samaritan (1963)

60 min | Drama

9.0
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Kildare stops on a farm road to help a woman and her daughter-in-law, whose car has stalled. The young woman goes into labor and Kildare has to deliver her baby, who is stillborn. Afterward... See full summary »

Director: Elliot Silverstein | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Raymond Massey, Thomas Gomez, Ruth White

Votes: 6

6. The Great Adventure (1963–1964)

60 min | Drama

8.9
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A filmed series of one-hour dramatizations of the lives of famous historical persons, as well as important historical events.

Stars: Russell Johnson, Van Heflin, Kent Smith, Eddie Little Sky

Votes: 83

7. Backstairs at the White House (1979)
Episode: Episode #1.4 (1979)

Drama, History

8.9
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WWII brings changes to the White House, including Russians as guests. Mrs. Roosevelt brings Maggie back to supervise the visit of Mrs. Chiang Kai-Shek. After all the Roosevelt years, the ... See full summary »

Director: Michael O'Herlihy | Stars: Leslie Uggams, Olivia Cole, Louis Gossett Jr., Robert Hooks

Votes: 7

8. The Lieutenant (1963–1964)
Episode: Gone the Sun (1964)

60 min | Drama

8.9
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Rice returns to his home town to aid in the burial of a Marine killed in a training accident. He has to deal with the grieving family of the boy as well as the changes that have occurred since he has been away.

Director: James Goldstone | Stars: Gary Lockwood, John Beal, John Anderson, Sherry Jackson

Votes: 10

9. Laramie (1959–1963)
Episode: The Long Riders (1960)

60 min | Western

8.9
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While rounding up mustangs, Slim and Jess rescue Luke Gregg who is being chased by Sioux on their hunting grounds. Luke hires on to help break the mustangs but Jess becomes suspicious of him when knows too much of Slim's background.

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: John Smith, Robert Fuller, Robert Crawford Jr., Dan Duryea

Votes: 38

10. Law of the Plainsman (1959– )

30 min | Western

8.8
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Sam Buckhart was an Apache Indian who had saved the life of a U.S. Cavalry officer after an Indian ambush. When the officer died, he left Sam money that was used for an education at private... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Ansara, Gina Gillespie, Dayton Lummis, Nora Marlowe

Votes: 44

11. Cavalcade of America (1952–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.8
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Cavalcade of America documented historical events using stories of individual courage, initiative and achievement, often with feel-good dramatizations of the human spirit's triumph against all odds.

Stars: James Seay, Richard Gaines, Raymond Greenleaf, Robert Foulk

Votes: 41

12. Death Valley Days (1952–1970)
Episode: A Girl Named Virginia (1960)

Western

8.8
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As the Donner Party attempts to cross the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the Reed family is banished after an altercation leads to death. They endure heavy snow and dwindling food but daughter Virginia shows courage beyond her years.

Director: Jesse Hibbs | Stars: Stanley Andrews, Patty McCormack, John Anderson, Berry Kroeger

Votes: 6

13. Laramie (1959–1963)
Episode: Men of Defiance (1960)

60 min | Western

8.8
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Jess is riding as deputy with a marshal chasing a gang to a private fort on the Santa Fe trail in the desert of New Mexico. The outlaw gang takes one of the men from the fort as hostage wanting the marshal and the wounded Jess in return.

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: Don Megowan, Edgar Buchanan, Bing Russell, Robert Fuller

Votes: 46

14. The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (1955–1961)
Episode: Wyatt's Brothers Join Up (1961)

30 min | Western

8.8
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After the death of Old Man Clanton, Doc Holliday hatches a not-quite-legal scheme involving Wyatt's brothers to help him in his desire to create an internal fight among the Clantons gang members over who takes control of the gang.

Director: Paul Landres | Stars: Hugh O'Brian, Douglas Fowley, Stacy Harris, Steve Brodie

Votes: 20

15. Laramie (1959–1963)
Episode: Bad Blood (1962)

60 min | Western

8.7
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Jess is escorting a young boy to his father not knowing his mother wanted him with his aunt in Denver if she died. Once he tells Jess the truth he is determined to break away and go see his father, who is a cold blooded, murderous, outlaw.

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

Votes: 35

16. Lancer (1968–1970)
Episode: Blood Rock (1968)

60 min | Western

8.7
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The Lancers help a 10-year-old orphan who wants to meet his outlaw father.

Director: Gene Nelson | Stars: James Stacy, Wayne Maunder, Andrew Duggan, Elizabeth Baur

Votes: 10

17. Trackdown (1957–1959)
Episode: End of an Outlaw (1957)

30 min | Western

8.7
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Hoby and Ranger Dick Wade are dispatched to Round Rock on the word of an informant who warns that notorious outlaw Sam Bass is intent on robbing the bank in two days!

Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: Robert Culp, John Anderson, Willard Sage, DeForest Kelley

Votes: 9

18. The Rifleman (1958–1963)
Episode: Face of Yesterday (1961)

30 min | Family, Western

8.7
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When he sees the face of a young man who is calling him out, Lucas experiences a shocking flashback to his civil war days.

Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Chuck Connors, Johnny Crawford, Paul Fix, Ben Cooper

Votes: 52

19. The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (1955–1961)
Episode: Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1961)

30 min | Western

8.7
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Earp recalls in court the details of the day when the Clanton gang rides into Tombstone to shoot it out with the Earps and his plans initially to head off a street battle by arresting each one of the gang separately and then the gunfight.

Director: Paul Landres | Stars: Hugh O'Brian, Douglas Fowley, James Seay, Steve Brodie

Votes: 27

20. Rawhide (1959–1965)
Episode: Incident at Hourglass (1964)

60 min | Western

8.7
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Favor visits an Army camp building a dam to ask for a delay to move the herd. He finds a childhood friend who asks him to stay for dinner with her and her husband who is in charge. He gets the meal and a charge of murder for killing a Lt.

Director: Christian Nyby | Stars: Eric Fleming, Clint Eastwood, Paul Brinegar, James Murdock

Votes: 26

21. The Quest (1976)
Episode: Shanklin (1976)

60 min | Western

8.7
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The Beaudine brothers are hired as scouts for a powerful Texas Ranger to track a Mexican bandit and his gang.

Director: Corey Allen | Stars: Kurt Russell, Tim Matheson, Don Meredith, Ned Romero

Votes: 6

22. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)

TV-PG | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

8.6
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Set decades after Captain Kirk's five-year mission, a new generation of Starfleet officers set off in a new Enterprise on their own mission to go where no one has gone before.

Stars: Patrick Stewart, Brent Spiner, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton

Votes: 75,623

23. 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: 11,194

24. 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: 1,241

25. 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: 2,957

26. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.6
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Sgt. Ernie Bilko is the ultimate con man. He runs the motor pool at a small Kansas US Army Camp. Colonel Hall, nominally in charge of the base tries to keep Bilko's plans in check. Bilko ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 1,103

27. Adventures in Paradise (1959–1962)

60 min | Adventure

8.6
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Adam Troy was an American Korean War veteran who stayed in the Pacific after the war. As captain of the schooner "Tiki III", Troy drifted from adventure to adventure while carrying ... See full summary »

Stars: Gardner McKay, James Holden, Lani Kai, Guy Stockwell

Votes: 221

28. The Lieutenant (1963–1964)

60 min | Drama

8.6
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The trials of a young U.S. Marine Lieutenant and his comrades at Camp Pendleton.

Stars: Gary Lockwood, Robert Vaughn, Don Penny, Carmen Phillips

Votes: 125

29. Laramie (1959–1963)
Episode: A Grave for Cully Brown (1962)

60 min | Western

8.6
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Jess returning from a cattle sale helps a stranger caught in a gun battle who later trades identities with Jess when he is nearly killed in a saloon. Jess recovers but is mistaken for the stranger who is an outlaw but no one believes him.

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

Votes: 40

30. The Virginian (1962–1971)
Episode: Bitter Autumn (1967)

TV-PG | 73 min | Western

8.6
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Clay and Holly Grainger take over for John as a herd from Texas is brought in by Kyle Jackson and his brothers. However, things turn tragic when Trampas discovers the herd is sick and a brother accidentally kills the wife of an ex-lawman.

Director: Don McDougall | Stars: Charles Bickford, Doug McClure, Clu Gulager, Don Quine

Votes: 14

31. 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

32. Cheyenne (1955–1963)
Episode: Retaliation (1961)

60 min | Western

8.6
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The citizens of Lehigh rejoice when the bank is robbed when Sheriff Bodie is out of town. It seems that the banker is the most hated man in town, nobody was sorry to see his bank robbed, and they definitely do not want the robbers caught.

Director: Paul Landres | Stars: Clint Walker, Randy Stuart, John Anderson, Jason Evers

Votes: 25

33. The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (1955–1961)
Episode: The Outlaws Cry Murder (1961)

30 min | Western

8.6
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After the shootout editor Dameron and Sheriff Behan want the Earps and Doc hung or shot. Behan plans to charge them with murder while Curly Brocius and Johnny Ringo plan a quicker revenge by killing them during the outlaws's funeral.

Director: Paul Landres | Stars: Hugh O'Brian, Douglas Fowley, James Seay, Steve Brodie

Votes: 17

34. Bret Maverick (1981–1982)
Episode: The Vulture Also Rises (1982)

49 min | Drama, Western

8.6
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The townsfolk of Sweetwater want to call out the Army when a stagecoach is attacked by Indians.

Director: Michael O'Herlihy | Stars: James Garner, Ed Bruce, Ramon Bieri, Richard Hamilton

Votes: 11

35. Psycho (1960)

R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

8.5
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97 Metascore

A Phoenix secretary embezzles $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run, and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, John Gavin

Votes: 476,525 | Gross: $32.00M

36. 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: 1,756

37. 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: 151

38. Mathnet (1987–1992)

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

8.5
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A team of detectives use mathematics and logic to solve crimes.

Stars: Joe Howard, Beverly Leech, Bari K. Willerford, Toni Di Buono

Votes: 202

39. 87th Precinct (1961–1962)

60 min | Drama, Crime

8.5
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Manhattan's 87th precinct forms the backdrop for this grim and gritty police drama based on the long-running series of novels by Ed McBain. Storylines focus on neighborhood crime, and the ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Lansing, Ron Harper, Gregory Walcott, Norman Fell

Votes: 97

40. Cain's Hundred (1961–1962)

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.5
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A former underworld lawyer goes to work for the Federal Government, determined to bring one hundred top criminals to justice.

Stars: Peter Mark Richman, Gene Coogan, Eddie Hice, Gavin MacLeod

Votes: 50

41. Shannon's Deal (1990–1991)

60 min | Drama

8.5
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Once a successful corporate lawyer at a prestigious Philadelphia law firm, Jack Shannon lost his marriage and his job, due in part to a compulsive gambling habit. While Shannon maintains a ... See full summary »

Stars: Jamey Sheridan, Elizabeth Peña, Jenny Lewis, Richard Edson

Votes: 80

42. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: A Matter of Honor (1969)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.5
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Louie Pheeters is convicted of killing a man when he cannot remember the circumstance of that night. Facing five years in prison, Louie has one last chance to set the record straight.

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

Votes: 51

43. Backstairs at the White House (1979)
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1979)

147 min | Drama, History

8.5
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In 1909, Maggie starts working at the White House as second maid, but is run ragged with her usual work and extra tasks as a beautician. Daughter Lillian has an operation for her crippled ... See full summary »

Director: Michael O'Herlihy | Stars: Olivia Cole, Leslie Uggams, Louis Gossett Jr., Robert Hooks

Votes: 10

44. Zane Grey Theater (1956–1961)
Episode: Episode in Darkness (1957)

30 min | Western

8.5
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Cattleman Ethan Boyan is framed for murder and the only witness is Isabelle Rutledge, who is blind.

Director: John English | Stars: Dewey Martin, Anne Bancroft, Phillip Pine, John Anderson

Votes: 8

45. ABC Weekend Specials (1977–1995)
Episode: Mayday! Mayday! (1981)

Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.5
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Mayday! Mayday! is the distress call given by pilot Lou Parker just before the small plane carrying Lou and his family is forced to make a crash landing in the high Sierras. With Lou ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Chenault | Stars: Brad Savage, Heather McAdam, Don Fenwick, Hersha Parady

Votes: 10

46. The Rifleman (1958–1963)
Episode: Old Man Running (1963)

30 min | Family, Western

8.5
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Mark's grandfather visits, running from present troubles while seeking to resolve troubles from the past.

Director: Arthur H. Nadel | Stars: Chuck Connors, Johnny Crawford, Paul Fix, Patricia Blair

Votes: 42

47. MacGyver (1985–1992)
Episode: Phoenix Under Siege (1987)

TV-PG | 49 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.5
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MacGyver and his grandfather have plans to go to a hockey game. However, when they stop by the Phoenix Foundation to get the tickets, they discover terrorists attempting to blow up a bomb.

Director: Gilbert M. Shilton | Stars: Richard Dean Anderson, Dana Elcar, John Anderson, Tricia O'Neil

Votes: 203

48. Emergency! (1972–1979)
Episode: Smoke Eater (1975)

TV-G | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.5
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A veteran captain is in temporary command of Station 51 and has little regard for his younger subordinates' practices, especially the role of paramedics.

Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: Robert Fuller, Julie London, Bobby Troup, Randolph Mantooth

Votes: 36

49. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: The Raid: Part 1 (1966)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.5
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A band of robbers have hit numerous banks with uncanny precision, planning and ease. They have their sights on Dodge now but they must remove a big obstacle before they can proceed - Marshal Dillon.

Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 59

50. Dr. Kildare (1961–1966)
Episode: The Visitors (1962)

60 min | Drama

8.5
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The anti-Western son of the ruler of an Arab nation is found to be suffering from a brain tumor. Doctors at Blair tell him it must be removed surgically and that they believe they can ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Raymond Massey, John Cassavetes, Theodore Bikel

Votes: 10

51. M*A*S*H (1972–1983)

TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy, Drama, War

8.4
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The staff of an army hospital in the Korean war find that laughter is the best way to deal with their situation.

Stars: Alan Alda, Wayne Rogers, Loretta Swit, Jamie Farr

Votes: 42,374

52. Thriller (1960–1962)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

8.4
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Anthology series hosted by Boris Karloff that originally told ordinary tales of crime and mystery, but later became a showcase for gothic horror stories, many of which were based on works ... See full summary »

Stars: Boris Karloff, Richard Peel, Henry Daniell, David Frankham

Votes: 933

53. The Westerner (1960– )

30 min | Action, Western

8.4
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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: 102

54. Hart to Hart (1979–1984)
Episode: Hart of Darkness (1981)

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

8.4
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A man, who blames Jonathan for his sister's death, plants chemicals in the Harts' pool to blind him.

Director: Karen Arthur | Stars: Robert Wagner, Stefanie Powers, Lionel Stander, John Anderson

Votes: 51

55. Hec Ramsey (1972–1974)
Episode: The Mystery of Chalk Hill (1973)

74 min | Western

8.4
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Hec quits his job and relocates to Enid, Oklahoma, where he immediately finds himself hard driven to solve a tragic double-homicide.

Director: Harry Morgan | Stars: Richard Boone, Rick Lenz, Pat Hingle, Bruce Davison

Votes: 13

56. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: The Raid: Part 2 (1966)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.4
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When one of the gang is hurt after robbing Dodge, the Doc is taken to patch him up. The posse was preparing to go after them but a new problem has been set they must take care of before they can recover their friend.

Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 51

57. The Virginian (1962–1971)
Episode: Throw a Long Rope (1962)

TV-PG | 73 min | Western

8.4
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The ranchers losing cattle with homesteaders the prime suspects nearly hang an innocent man. The Judge's decision to apply the law of the range to the suspected cattle thieves drives a wedge into the loyalty of his foreman.

Director: Ted Post | Stars: Lee J. Cobb, Doug McClure, Gary Clarke, James Drury

Votes: 48

58. Stoney Burke (1962–1963)
Episode: To Catch the Kaiser (1963)

Drama, Sport, Western

8.4
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A former champion horsewoman hires Stoney to capture the stallion that went wild after an accident which left her in a wheelchair for life. She wants him to tame the horse, but her father offers Stoney double the amount if he kills him.

Director: Tom Gries | Stars: Jack Lord, Warren Oates, Robert Dowdell, Diana Hyland

Votes: 7

59. The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (1955–1961)
Episode: Winning Streak (1960)

30 min | Western

8.4
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Morgan Earp has been having a streak of good luck in Tombstone's gambling houses causing him to break with his fiancée Ruthie and have grand ideas. Wyatt wants to get him to quit while he's still ahead and return to his old self.

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

Votes: 15

60. 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: 2,388

61. Trackdown (1957–1959)

30 min | Western

8.3
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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: 138

62. Stoney Burke (1962–1963)

60 min | Drama, Sport, Western

8.3
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Stoney Burke is a rodeo rider who wants to win the Golden Buckle, the award to the world's champion saddle bronco rider. He didn't win it, but he encountered a considerable amount of ... See full summary »

Stars: Jack Lord, Warren Oates, Robert Dowdell, Bill Hart

Votes: 113

63. Square One Television (1987–1992)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.3
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A kids anthology show that humorously illustrates various elements of mathematics.

Stars: Joe Howard, Larry Cedar, Cynthia Darlow, Beverly Mickins

Votes: 434

64. Backstairs at the White House (1979)

540 min | Drama, History

8.3
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Behind the scenes at the White House during eight administrations, as told by the people who work there.

Stars: Olivia Cole, Leslie Uggams, Louis Gossett Jr., Robert Hooks

Votes: 361

65. The Rough Riders (1958–1959)

30 min | Western

8.3
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After the Civil War, two former Union soldiers and an ex-Confederate team up to travel the West.

Stars: Kent Taylor, Jan Merlin, Peter Whitney, Bill Catching

Votes: 48

66. Occasional Wife (1966–1967)

30 min | Comedy

8.3
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A junior executive convinces his female friend to pretend to be his wife so he can move ahead in his company.

Stars: Michael Callan, Patricia Harty, Jack Collins, Bryan O'Byrne

Votes: 53

67. King of Diamonds (1961–1962)

30 min | Adventure, Drama, Crime

8.3
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John King, the two-fisted, globe-trotting chief of security for the world's diamond industry, travels the world battling jewel thieves and gem smugglers. Assisted by his young protégé, ... See full summary »

Stars: Broderick Crawford, Ray Hamilton, Joan Tabor, Gerald Mohr

Votes: 23

68. Here Come the Brides (1968–1970)
Episode: A Man's Errand (1969)

60 min | Adventure, Western, Comedy

8.3
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The Bolt brothers have a chance to bid on a job in San Francisco. An inexperienced Jeremy goes to place the bid. He & Candy part on angry words. A new man in town tries to help Candy over her sadness, and the town wonders what will happen.

Director: Jerrold Bernstein | Stars: Robert Brown, Bobby Sherman, David Soul, Bridget Hanley

Votes: 14

69. Kung Fu (1972–1975)
Episode: Blood Brother (1973)

50 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

8.3
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While searching for his brother Caine learns that an old friend of his from the Shaolin Temple is also in America and in the town that he is in. But when Caine goes to look for him he can't... See full summary »

Director: Jerry Thorpe | Stars: David Carradine, Clu Gulager, John Anderson, Scott Hylands

Votes: 86

70. Backstairs at the White House (1979)
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1979)

Drama, History

8.3
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The Depression hits even the White House, with pay cuts for the staff while Mrs. Hoover continues to entertain extravagantly. Maggie collapses but is unwilling to rest. A visitor captures ... See full summary »

Director: Michael O'Herlihy | Stars: Leslie Uggams, Olivia Cole, Louis Gossett Jr., Robert Hooks

Votes: 6

71. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1991)
Episode: For the Love of Willadean: Treasure in the Haunted House (1964)

Unrated | 60 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.3
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Add a Plot

Director: Byron Paul | Stars: Terry Burnham, Roger Mobley, Michael McGreevey, Bill Mumy

Votes: 15

72. Matt Houston (1982–1985)
Episode: New Orleans Nightmare (1985)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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A stewardess accidentally happens upon and photographs a murder and asks Matt to protect her.

Director: Mike Robe | Stars: Lee Horsley, Pamela Hensley, Lincoln Kilpatrick, Buddy Ebsen

Votes: 6

73. Rawhide (1959–1965)
Episode: Retreat (1965)

60 min | Western

8.3
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Army Major, commander of his post, feeling denigrated by the Army, steals the Army's cash on his last day and packages it for Favor to mail to the Major who plans to abscond, but new information causes him to try returning it to Army.

Director: James Goldstone | Stars: Eric Fleming, Clint Eastwood, Paul Brinegar, James Murdock

Votes: 21

74. The Rifleman (1958–1963)
Episode: The Hawk (1959)

30 min | Family, Western

8.3
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Mark finally captures a hawk he's been after, but when his life is endangered by a rattlesnake, a stranger suddenly appears out of nowhere who knows about Mark and the hawk and says he will help him.

Director: Lamont Johnson | Stars: Chuck Connors, Johnny Crawford, Paul Fix, Patrick McVey

Votes: 51

75. Laramie (1959–1963)
Episode: The Perfect Gift (1962)

60 min | Western

8.3
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After saving the life of an Arapaho girl in a fire and helping acquit her in a trial for killing a man, Slim finds her his possession due to Arapaho law. When she won't leave him, he takes her in but soon finds he has feelings for her.

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

Votes: 42

76. Have Gun - Will Travel (1957–1963)
Episode: The Return of Dr. Thackeray (1958)

Not Rated | 26 min | Western

8.3
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Paladin again assists his friend Phyllis Thackeray, M.D., when impatience and panic threaten to generate a smallpox epidemic.

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: Richard Boone, June Lockhart, Grant Withers, Charles Aidman

Votes: 51

77. 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: 3,626

78. The Outer Limits (1963–1965)

TV-PG | 51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

8.2
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An anthology series of insightful science fiction tales.

Stars: Bob Johnson, Ben Wright, William Douglas, Robert Culp

Votes: 5,411

79. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)

Approved | 30 min | Western

8.2
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A Civil War veteran with a sawed-off rifle as a holstered weapon makes a living as a bounty hunter in the Wild West of the 1870s.

Stars: Steve McQueen, Wright King, Olan Soule, Mort Mills

Votes: 1,404

80. 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: 1,012

81. ABC Weekend Specials (1977–1995)

60 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.2
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A youth anthology series focusing primarily on adaptations of children's literature.

Stars: Willie Tyler, Frank Welker, Hal Smith, Janet Waldo

Votes: 187

82. Once an Eagle (1976–1977)

540 min | Drama, War

8.2
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The story of two Army officers, one a ruthless, career-obsessed schemer, the other his exact opposite, and their personal and professional lives from the end of World War I to the beginning of Vietnam.

Stars: Cliff Potts, Darleen Carr, Amy Irving, Glenn Ford

Votes: 364

83. Fireside Theatre (1949–1955)

30 min | Drama

8.2
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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: 43

84. Harrigan and Son (1960– )

30 min

8.2
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James Harrigan and his son run a law firm, but have different ways of proving their clients' innocence.

Stars: Roger Perry, Pat O'Brien, Georgine Darcy, Helen Kleeb

Votes: 37

85. Set This Town on Fire (1973 TV Movie)

106 min | Drama

8.2
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After serving seven years in prison for manslaughter, a man returns to his hometown to find that the eyewitness whose testimony convicted him has second thoughts, and the town drunk has ... See full summary »

Director: David Lowell Rich | Stars: Chuck Connors, Carl Betz, Lynda Day George, Charles Robinson

Votes: 16

86. The Big Valley (1965–1969)
Episode: Boots with My Father's Name (1965)

60 min | Western

8.2
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A Stockton memorial to Tom Barkley and his last pair of dress boots stir memories of him for Victoria and Heath. Victoria travels to Strawberry, Heath's birthplace, to find out just what Tom Barkley felt for Heath's mother Leah.

Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck, Lee Majors, Linda Evans

Votes: 86

87. Have Gun - Will Travel (1957–1963)
Episode: First, Catch a Tiger (1959)

Not Rated | 26 min | Western

8.2
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Two of the three men responsible for hanging Jacob Mordain's son have been gunned down by Fred Horn. The third, heading to Wyoming to face him, is Paladin.

Director: Ida Lupino | Stars: Richard Boone, Pamela Lincoln, John Anderson, Don Megowan

Votes: 50

88. The Rifleman (1958–1963)
Episode: Incident at Line Shack Six (1963)

30 min | Family, Western

8.2
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A murder occurs in the railroad camp near North Fork. The accused is found in the McCain barn where Mark and Lou hid him. As a result, when Lucas goes to the trial he finds himself being tried with the accused.

Director: Arnold Laven | Stars: Chuck Connors, Johnny Crawford, Paul Fix, Patricia Blair

Votes: 32

89. Rocky King, Detective (1950–1954)
Episode: Murder, Ph. D. (1953)

Action, Drama, Crime

8.2
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Three hours before Dayton Merrill is to be executed for murder, Inspector King receives a taunting phone call from a man who claims to have really committed the crime. Unable to get a stay ... See full summary »

Director: Wes Kenney | Stars: Roscoe Karns, Earl Hammond, Grace Carney, Somar Alberg

Votes: 6

90. MacGyver (1985–1992)
Episode: Passages (1990)

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

8.2
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While in a coma resulting from a great fall, MacGyver has a near-death experience, where he is reunited with his grandfather Harry and his long-deceased parents.

Director: William Gereghty | Stars: Richard Dean Anderson, Dana Elcar, John Anderson, Anthony Stamboulieh

Votes: 159

91. Project U.F.O. (1978–1979)
Episode: Sighting 4026: The Atlantic Queen Incident (1979)

60 min | Sci-Fi

8.2
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Passengers and crew of the cruise ship Atlantic Queen have a close encounter with two UFO's. Captain Ryan and S Sgt. Fitz hitch a ride with a Coast Guard helicopter to investigate theirs claims while they are still at sea,

Director: Robert M. Leeds | Stars: Edward Winter, Caskey Swaim, Peter Brown, John Anderson

Votes: 5

92. The Rifleman (1958–1963)
Episode: The Patsy (1959)

30 min | Family, Western

8.2
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An outlaw gang plans to take over and loot the town of North Fork by getting rid of the one man who could stand in their way: Lucas McCain.

Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Chuck Connors, Johnny Crawford, Paul Fix, Whit Bissell

Votes: 46

93. Quantum Leap (1989–1993)

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

8.1
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Scientist Sam Beckett finds himself trapped in time, "leaping" into the body of a different person, in a different time period each week.

Stars: Scott Bakula, Dean Stockwell, Deborah Pratt, Dennis Wolfberg

Votes: 21,897

94. 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: 2,463

95. The Rockford Files (1974–1980)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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The cases of an easy going ex-convict turned private investigator.

Stars: James Garner, Noah Beery Jr., Joe Santos, Luis Delgado

Votes: 5,385

96. North and South (1985)

561 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.1
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Two friends, one northern and one southern, struggle to maintain their friendship as events build towards the American Civil War.

Stars: Kirstie Alley, Georg Stanford Brown, David Carradine, Philip Casnoff

Votes: 7,959

97. The Bob Newhart Show (1972–1978)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy

8.1
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The professional and personal misadventures of a psychologist and his family, patients, friends and colleagues.

Stars: Bob Newhart, Suzanne Pleshette, Bill Daily, Marcia Wallace

Votes: 3,683

98. The Fugitive (1963–1967)

51 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

8.1
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A doctor, wrongly convicted for a murder he didn't commit, escapes custody and must stay ahead of the police to find the real killer.

Stars: David Janssen, William Conrad, Barry Morse, Paul Birch

Votes: 2,558

99. Peter Gunn (1958–1961)

30 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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The cases of a stylishly cool private detective.

Stars: Craig Stevens, Herschel Bernardi, Lola Albright, Bill Chadney

Votes: 733

100. 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: 1,791