Highest Rated Titles With Bea Arthur


1. Irving Berlin's 100th Birthday Celebration (1988 TV Special)

120 min | Music

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The life, career and music of Irving Berlin is celebrated live on stage with musical performances.

Director: Walter C. Miller | Stars: Bea Arthur, Tony Bennett, Barry Bostwick, Diana Brownstone

Votes: 17

2. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: One Flew Out of the Cuckoo's Nest (1992)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

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As Dorothy and Lucas prepare to get married, they try to persuade Sophia to come live with them in Atlanta.

Director: Lex Passaris | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 249

3. Broadway at the Hollywood Bowl (1994 TV Special)

Not Rated | 114 min | Music

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This gala star-studded musical tribute to Jerry Herman, the legendary Tony and GRAMMY Award-winning composer/lyricist of the Broadway hits Hello, Dolly!, Mame, and La Cage aux Folles, was filmed live at the Hollywood Bowl!

Director: Gary Halvorson | Stars: Bea Arthur, Carol Channing, Michael Feinstein, Davis Gaines

Votes: 29

4. All in the Family (1971–1979)
Episode: Cousin Maude's Visit (1971)

TV-PG | Comedy, Drama

9.0
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Edith's liberal cousin, Maude Findlay, arrives to help in caring for a flu-ridden Archie and Mike.

Director: John Rich | Stars: Carroll O'Connor, Jean Stapleton, Rob Reiner, Sally Struthers

Votes: 138

5. 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, Royal Dano

Votes: 116

6. The 40th Annual Tony Awards (1986 TV Special)

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Director: Clark Jones | Stars: George Abbott, Debbie Allen, Philip Anglim, Susan Anton

Votes: 9

7. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: Isn't It Romantic? (1986)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.9
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Dorothy's lesbian friend Jean develops a crush on Rose.

Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 285

8. Maude (1972–1978)
Episode: Maude's Reunion (1977)

30 min | Comedy

8.9
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While attending her 30th class reunion, Maude is shocked to find one of her dearest school friends has suffered a debilitating stroke.

Director: Hal Cooper | Stars: Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, Adrienne Barbeau, Rue McClanahan

Votes: 22

9. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: Old Friends (1987)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.9
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Sophia befriends an elderly man who suffers from Alzheimer's disease. Meanwhile, Rose tries to get her teddy bear back from one of her Sunshine Cadets, who holds it hostage.

Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 248

10. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: The Case of the Libertine Belle (1991)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.9
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A murder mystery weekend turns deadly, and Blanche is the prime suspect in a real-life murder.

Director: Lex Passaris | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 235

11. The Jack Paar Tonight Show (1957–1962)

105 min | Comedy, Family, Talk-Show

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Stars: Hugh Downs, Jose Melis, Jack Paar, Cliff Arquette

Votes: 133

12. The 43rd Annual Golden Globe Awards (1986 TV Special)

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Stars: Charlton Heston, Donna Mills, June Allyson, Rosanna Arquette

Votes: 67

13. Futurama (1999–2013)
Episode: Amazon Women in the Mood (2001)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.8
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After a disastrous double date, Leela, Amy, Zapp Brannigan and Kif Kroker crash land on a planet. Trying to rescue them, Fry and Bender also crash and everyone discovers the planet is ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Sheesley | Stars: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 1,527

14. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: Ladies of the Evening (1986)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.8
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Dorothy, Rose, and Blanche win tickets to attend a post-premiere movie party with Burt Reynolds. However, a hitch in their plan occurs when they are mistaken for prostitutes.

Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 227

15. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: Sister of the Bride (1991)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.8
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Blanche's homosexual brother, Clayton, plans a commitment ceremony with his boyfriend, Doug.

Director: Matthew Diamond | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 174

16. Maude (1972–1978)
Episode: The Gay Bar (1977)

30 min | Comedy

8.8
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Arthur does not like having a gay bar in town.

Director: Hal Cooper | Stars: Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, Conrad Bain, Rue McClanahan

Votes: 27

17. Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000– )

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy

8.7
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The life and times of Larry David and the predicaments he gets himself into with his friends and complete strangers.

Stars: Larry David, Cheryl Hines, Jeff Garlin, Susie Essman

Votes: 76,494

18. The Golden Girls: Their Greatest Moments (2003 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music

8.7
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This 90-minute special aired on the Lifetime network in June 2003 served as a reunion show for 3 of the 4 Golden Girls. This show has clips from the girls' favorite moments from the show, ... See full summary »

Stars: Bea Arthur, Rue McClanahan, Betty White, Estelle Getty

Votes: 73

19. Maude (1972–1978)
Episode: Maude's Guilt Trip (1977)

30 min | Comedy

8.7
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Maude dreads the arrival of her Aunt Tinkie who is flying in to visit. The last thing Tinkie said was she got a $50,000 flight insurance policy naming Maude as beneficiary. News reports that the plane crashed. Maude plans a trip to Rome.

Director: Hal Cooper | Stars: Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, Conrad Bain, Rue McClanahan

Votes: 22

20. Maude (1972–1978)
Episode: Vivian's First Funeral (1976)

30 min | Comedy

8.7
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Vivian's friend has died, but she does not want to go to the funeral. She has never been to a funeral before.

Director: Hal Cooper | Stars: Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, Adrienne Barbeau, Conrad Bain

Votes: 25

21. Malcolm in the Middle (2000–2006)
Episode: Water Park (2000)

TV-PG | 23 min | Comedy, Family

8.7
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The family takes a day vacation at the water-park. All except Dewey, who has to stay home with an overage babysitter, which turns out to be more fun then expected. While Malcolm and Reese ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Kwapis | Stars: Jane Kaczmarek, Bryan Cranston, Christopher Masterson, Justin Berfield

Votes: 447

22. The Daily Show (1996– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.6
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Providing comedy/news in the tradition of TV Nation and SNL's Weekend Update, Comedy Central's Daily Show reports on the foibles and of the real world with a satirical edge. In addition to ... See full summary »

Stars: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver, Craig Kilborn

Votes: 38,654

23. 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: 1,238

24. 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: 1,101

25. Maude (1972–1978)
Episode: Arthur's Crisis (1977)

30 min | Comedy

8.6
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Maude & Walter are having a dinner party with some friends. Walter's friend Albie is a fun-loving prankster who irritates Maude but makes Walter laugh. When Albie dies during an operation, Walter no longer feels safe.

Director: Hal Cooper | Stars: Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, Conrad Bain, Rue McClanahan

Votes: 14

26. Maude (1972–1978)
Episode: Feminine Fulfillment (1977)

30 min | Comedy

8.6
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Maude is shocked when she finds out that Vivian joined a woman's group that promotes women to cater to their husband's needs.

Director: Hal Cooper | Stars: Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, Conrad Bain, Rue McClanahan

Votes: 15

27. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: It's a Miserable Life (1986)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
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Rose's petition to save a very old tree attracts the ire of Freida Claxton, a misanthropic old woman, on whose property the tree stands. At a public hearing, Rose gets angry at Mrs. Claxton... See full summary »

Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 225

28. Maude (1972–1978)
Episode: My Husband, the Hero (1978)

30 min | Comedy

8.6
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When Maude, Walter, and Vivian are out for dinner, the restaurant catches on fire. Walter moves Maude out of the way so he can save another restaurant customer. Maude is none too pleased when Walter is declared a hero.

Director: Hal Cooper | Stars: Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, Conrad Bain, Rue McClanahan

Votes: 14

29. Futurama (1999–2013)

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.5
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Fry, a pizza guy, is accidentally frozen in 1999 and thawed out New Year's Eve 2999.

Stars: Billy West, John DiMaggio, Katey Sagal, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 175,533

30. Inside TV Land: Tickled Pink (2005 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Stars: Richard Andreoli, Bea Arthur, Amanda Bearse, Sandra Bernhard

Votes: 14

31. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: Journey to the Center of Attention (1992)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.5
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Blanche is upset when Dorothy becomes popular with the patrons at her favorite bar, the Rusty Anchor.

Director: Lex Passaris | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 148

32. Maude (1972–1978)
Episode: Maude's Aunt (1977)

30 min | Comedy

8.5
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Maude's aunt visits, and she can be just as caustic as Maude.

Director: Hal Cooper | Stars: Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, Adrienne Barbeau, Conrad Bain

Votes: 21

33. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: Mrs. George Devereaux (1990)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.5
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Blanche's late husband George suddenly turns up, claiming to have faked his own death, while Dorothy finds herself caught in a love triangle with two celebrities.

Director: Matthew Diamond | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 186

34. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: Scared Straight (1988)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.5
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Blanche's brother Clayton is afraid to admit his homosexuality, so he claims he slept with Rose.

Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 178

35. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: The Actor (1987)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.5
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A famous actor in town for a local play tries to carry on separate, clandestine affairs with Dorothy, Rose, and Blanche at the same time.

Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 185

36. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: The Artist (1987)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.5
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Blanche, Rose, and Dorothy find themselves vying for the attention of the same artist, while Sophia takes up practical joking.

Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 156

37. 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: 2,487

38. Kraft Theatre (1947–1958)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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A well-received anthology series presenting live television dramas.

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

Votes: 104

39. Laugh-In (1977– )

Comedy

8.4
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It,s just laugh out comedy with lots of famous stars including the late great robin williams

Stars: Antoinette Atell, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bea Arthur, Ed Bluestone

Votes: 175

40. Broadway: The Golden Age, by the Legends Who Were There (2003)

Unrated | 111 min | Documentary, History, Music

8.4
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In their own words, and not a moment too soon - 'Broadway' tells the stories of our theatrical legends, how they came to New York, and how they created this legendary century in American ... See full summary »

Director: Rick McKay | Stars: Edie Adams, Bea Arthur, Elizabeth Ashley, Alec Baldwin

Votes: 409

41. The 100 Greatest TV Quotes & Catchphrases (2006– )

Documentary

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Stars: Bea Arthur, Edward Asner, Todd Bridges, LeVar Burton

Votes: 14

42. CBS: On the Air (1978– )

450 min | Documentary

8.4
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7-part series celebrating the first 50 years of CBS broadcasting.

Stars: James Arness, Edward Asner, Lauren Bacall, Ken Berry

Votes: 27

43. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: A Little Romance (1985)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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Rose doesn't tell her friends that her boyfriend is a dwarf because she fears people will make fun of them.

Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 216

44. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: Flu Attack (1986)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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Dorothy, Rose, and Blanche all come down with the flu at the same time.

Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 190

45. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: Long Day's Journey Into Marinara (1987)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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Sophia believes her sister Angela is trying to steal her boyfriend from her.

Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 162

46. Maude (1972–1978)
Episode: Maude Bares Her Soul (1975)

30 min | Comedy

8.4
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When Maude has a session with a psychiatrist, she pours out all her innermost feelings, revealing her anxieties ranging from her feelings for her dead father, her resentment towards her mother and her fear of turning 50.

Director: Hal Cooper | Stars: Bea Arthur, Gene Blakely

Votes: 37

47. Maude (1972–1978)
Episode: Maude's Big Move: Part 3 (1978)

30 min | Comedy

8.4
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Maude & Walter move to Washington, DC, where Maude starts her new career as Congresswoman. Maude has disagreements with her new staff, and at home, finds a pushy maid.

Director: Hal Cooper | Stars: Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, Jeff Altman, Dennis Burkley

Votes: 24

48. Maude (1972–1978)
Episode: Maude's Mood: Part 1 (1976)

30 min | Comedy

8.4
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Maude becomes obsessed with getting Henry Fonda elected president. Shocked by her behavior, Walter and Carol question her mental stability and later learn that she is manic depressive.

Director: Hal Cooper | Stars: Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, Adrienne Barbeau, Conrad Bain

Votes: 20

49. Maude (1972–1978)
Episode: Mrs. Naugatuck's Citizenship (1976)

30 min | Comedy

8.4
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Mrs. Naugatuck has been studying to take the exam to become a United States citizen. However, the day before the examination, she begins to forget even the simplest facts about United ... See full summary »

Director: Hal Cooper | Stars: Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, Adrienne Barbeau, Conrad Bain

Votes: 13

50. Maude (1972–1978)
Episode: Nostalgia Party (1974)

30 min | Comedy

8.4
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Walter & Maude host a costume New Year's Eve Party where everyone has to show up in clothing that represents the year they think was the best. Everyone has a different idea of what year was the best as the costumes vary greatly.

Director: Hal Cooper | Stars: Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, Adrienne Barbeau, Conrad Bain

Votes: 17

51. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: Not Another Monday (1989)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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Martha Lamont, one of Sophia's close friends, is tired of the physical pain and suffering in her life and wants to kill herself.

Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 149

52. The Golden Palace (1992–1993)
Episode: Seems Like Old Times: Part 1 (1992)

Comedy

8.4
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Dorothy visits her ex-roommates at the Golden Palace, hoping to convince Sophia to come and live with her and her husband in Atlanta.

Director: Lex Passaris | Stars: Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty, Don Cheadle

Votes: 25

53. Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000– )
Episode: The End (2005)

TV-MA | 43 min | Comedy

8.4
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In the 5th season finale, Larry discovers who his real parents are, and flies to Arizona to meet them. After a life-changing religious revelation, Larry decides to give Richard Lewis his ... See full summary »

Director: Larry Charles | Stars: Larry David, Jeff Garlin, Cheryl Hines, Dustin Hoffman

Votes: 727

54. Maude (1972–1978)
Episode: The New Housekeeper (1974)

30 min | Comedy

8.4
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Since Florida has left, Maude hires a new maid, sight unseen. At first, she seems like a dream, but then she caters only to Walter since he is the master of the house. Maude corrects her.

Director: Hal Cooper | Stars: Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, Adrienne Barbeau, Hermione Baddeley

Votes: 22

55. Maude (1972–1978)
Episode: The New Maid (1977)

30 min | Comedy

8.4
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While riding home on the subway one evening, Maude strikes up a friendship with a young West Indian woman. However, Maude discovers her wallet is missing after she leaves. Maude thinks the ... See full summary »

Director: Hal Cooper | Stars: Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, Conrad Bain, Rue McClanahan

Votes: 17

56. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: The Way We Met (1986)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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The girls remember how they came to live together; Blanche put an ad for a room for rent on a grocery store bulletin board, and Rose and Dorothy answered it.

Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 193

57. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: There Goes the Bride: Part 1 (1991)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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Dorothy and Stan decide to remarry.

Director: Matthew Diamond | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 125

58. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: There Goes the Bride: Part 2 (1991)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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As Dorothy and Stan plan their wedding, the other girls interview potential new roommates.

Director: Matthew Diamond | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 126

59. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: Valentine's Day (1989)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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The girls Valentine's Day dates all stand them up, so they sit around, eat cheesecake, and look back at memorable Valentine's Days past.

Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 141

60. Maude (1972–1978)
Episode: Walter's Problem: Part 1 (1973)

30 min | Comedy

8.4
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The day after a party, Walter wakes up with a drunken headache. Since it seems Walter drinks a lot at parties and most evenings, he and Maude decide to stop drinking altogether. Walter finds it difficult to stop.

Director: Hal Cooper | Stars: Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, Adrienne Barbeau, Conrad Bain

Votes: 20

61. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: What a Difference a Date Makes (1991)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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Dorothy learns that Sophia turned away her prom date John, who is now in Miami, because of the way he was dressed. When she told her that he stood her up, Dorothy lost all her self-esteem and went out with Stan because of this.

Director: Lex Passaris | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 134

62. All in the Family (1971–1979)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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A working class bigot constantly squabbles with his family over the important issues of the day.

Stars: Carroll O'Connor, Jean Stapleton, Rob Reiner, Sally Struthers

Votes: 11,601

63. Sean's Show (1992–1993)

30 min | Comedy

8.3
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Stars: Sean Hughes, Michael Troughton, Eileen Way, Victor McGuire

Votes: 89

64. The 33rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (1981 TV Special)

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Director: Steve Binder | Stars: Mason Adams, Jed Allan, Loni Anderson, Bea Arthur

Votes: 27

65. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: An Illegitimate Concern (1990)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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A young man shocks Blanche when he shows up unannounced from Dallas, Texas and tells her that her late husband George was his father.

Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 142

66. Maude (1972–1978)
Episode: Bert Moves In (1976)

30 min | Comedy

8.3
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Mrs. Naugatuck's boyfriend proposes marriage, but when he loses his job, he un-proposes. He has to move in with Mrs Naugatuck to save money.

Director: Hal Cooper | Stars: Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, Adrienne Barbeau, Conrad Bain

Votes: 17

67. All in the Family (1971–1979)
Episode: Maude (1972)

TV-PG | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Archie and Edith travel to upstate New York to attend Carol Findlay's wedding.

Director: John Rich | Stars: Carroll O'Connor, Jean Stapleton, Rob Reiner, Sally Struthers

Votes: 100

68. Maude (1972–1978)
Episode: Maude's Desperate Hours (1977)

30 min | Comedy

8.3
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While Walter is out of town, Maude gets threatening phone calls saying someone is going to kill her. She thinks it is a painter who has been hired to work on the house.

Director: Hal Cooper | Stars: Bea Arthur, Conrad Bain, Rue McClanahan, Robert DoQui

Votes: 13

69. Maude (1972–1978)
Episode: Maude's Mood: Part 2 (1976)

30 min | Comedy

8.3
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Maude becomes obsessed with getting Henry Fonda elected president. Shocked by her behavior, Walter and Carol question her mental stability and later learn that she is manic depressive.

Director: Hal Cooper | Stars: Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, Adrienne Barbeau, Conrad Bain

Votes: 19

70. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: Mother's Day (1988)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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On Mother's Day, the girls, who are all mothers themselves, recall past celebrations of the day.

Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 156

71. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: My Brother, My Father (1988)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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When Sophia's brother Angelo, a priest, comes to visit, she makes Dorothy and Stan pretend that they are still married.

Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 157

72. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You (2016)

TV-PG | 84 min | Documentary, Biography

8.3
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With unprecedented access to Norman Lear, his work and his massive personal archives, this documentary combines stories from his turbulent childhood and early career with his groundbreaking TV success and social activism.

Directors: Heidi Ewing, Rachel Grady, Annette Jolles | Stars: John Amos, Bea Arthur, Adrienne Barbeau, Valerie Bertinelli

Votes: 43

73. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: One for the Money (1987)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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The girls recollect past attempts at starting their own businesses.

Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 166

74. Maude (1972–1978)
Episode: Phillip and Sam (1977)

30 min | Comedy

8.3
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While Carol is off on a weekend with her boyfriend, Phillip says he wants to spend the night with Sam. Turns out, Sam is the short name for Samantha.

Director: Hal Cooper | Stars: Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, Conrad Bain, Rue McClanahan

Votes: 14

75. Maude (1972–1978)
Episode: Phillip's Birthday Party (1977)

30 min | Comedy

8.3
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Maude throws a birthday party for Phillip, but Walter places a lot of rules for the attendees. The party is easy until a bunch of older teens crash the party.

Director: Hal Cooper | Stars: Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, Conrad Bain, Rue McClanahan

Votes: 21

76. The Golden Palace (1992–1993)
Episode: Seems Like Old Times: Part 2 (1992)

Comedy

8.3
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Sophia runs away to her old rest home. When the other girls try to get her, they find that it is no longer anywhere near as bad as she said it was.

Director: Lex Passaris | Stars: Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty, Don Cheadle

Votes: 27

77. Maude (1972–1978)
Episode: The Commuter Station (1974)

30 min | Comedy

8.3
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Arthur and Vivian are getting married, and Maude convinces them to have their wedding in Vermont. They all make the train trip, but a blizzard interrupts the trip and causes tempers to flair.

Director: Hal Cooper | Stars: Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, Adrienne Barbeau, Conrad Bain

Votes: 21

78. Maude (1972–1978)
Episode: Tuckahoe Bicentennial (1976)

30 min | Comedy

8.3
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Maude stages a tribute to American women for the Tuckahoe Bicentennial celebration and all the men are convinced it is a money losing proposition. After seeing some of the practice ... See full summary »

Director: Hal Cooper | Stars: Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, Adrienne Barbeau, Conrad Bain

Votes: 14

79. Maude (1972–1978)
Episode: Walter's Stigma (1976)

30 min | Comedy

8.3
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Maude is excited for Walter's birthday, and has planned a surprise party for him. The party is interrupted by two police officers who arrest Walter for indecent exposure earlier that day. ... See full summary »

Director: Hal Cooper | Stars: Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, Adrienne Barbeau, Conrad Bain

Votes: 21

80. Maude (1972–1978)
Episode: Walter's Temptation (1977)

30 min | Comedy

8.3
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Maude goes on a talk show to promote womanhood. Afterwards, she convinces Walter to give his assistant a raise. His assistant is appreciative and tries to show her pleasure to Walter.

Director: Hal Cooper | Stars: Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, Conrad Bain, Rue McClanahan

Votes: 14

81. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: Yes, We Have No Havanas (1988)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Blanche and Sophia are caught in a love triangle with an elderly Cuban cigar mogul.

Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 165

82. Soap (1977–1981)

30 min | Comedy, Romance

8.2
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The soap-operish antics of two families: the Campbells and the Tates.

Stars: Katherine Helmond, Rod Roddy, Richard Mulligan, Cathryn Damon

Votes: 4,806

83. She TV (1994– )

60 min | Comedy

8.2
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Add a Plot

Stars: Bea Arthur, Nick Bakay, Carl Banks, Jennifer Coolidge

Votes: 22

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

8.2
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Director: Jeff Margolis | Stars: John Addison, Harry Anderson, Bea Arthur, Karen Arthur

Votes: 8

85. The 31st Annual Tony Awards (1977 TV Special)

Family

8.2
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Director: Clark Jones | Stars: Jack Albertson, Theoni V. Aldredge, Jane Alexander, Alan Arkin

Votes: 12

86. This Joint Is Jumpin' (1993 TV Movie)

Music

8.2
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Director: Harry Kooperstein | Stars: Bea Arthur, Dirk Benedict, Janet Carroll, Jackie Cowper

Votes: 15

87. Maude (1972–1978)
Episode: Carol's Promotion (1976)

30 min | Comedy

8.2
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Carol is determined to get a big promotion at work.

Director: Hal Cooper | Stars: Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, Adrienne Barbeau, Conrad Bain

Votes: 15

88. Maude (1972–1978)
Episode: Florida's Goodbye (1974)

30 min | Comedy

8.2
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Maude notices Florida has been acting strange lately. She finds out Florida has been trying to find a way to tell Maude she is quitting. Since Florida's husband got a promotion, Florida decided she was going to be a stay-at-home housewife.

Director: Hal Cooper | Stars: Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, Adrienne Barbeau, Esther Rolle

Votes: 25

89. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: Goodbye, Mr. Gordon (1992)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Dorothy's old high school teacher, Mr. Gordon, plagiarizes something she wrote.

Director: Lex Passaris | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 145

90. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: In a Bed of Rose's (1986)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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After Rose's boyfriend Al dies of a heart attack in her bed, Rose fears that she is a death jinx in the bedroom because her beloved husband Charlie died of a heart attack in her bed as well... See full summary »

Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 204

91. Maude (1972–1978)
Episode: Maude Meets Florida (1972)

30 min | Comedy

8.2
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Obsessed with hiring a black housekeeper so she can "liberate" her, Maude meets her match in Florida Evans of "Good Times" fame.

Director: Robert H. Livingston | Stars: Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, Adrienne Barbeau, Conrad Bain

Votes: 45

92. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: Rites of Spring (1989)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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As the girls vow to get in shape for an upcoming beach party, they recall past attempts at self-improvement.

Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 146

93. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: Sick and Tired: Part 2 (1989)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Dorothy learns that she has Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 165

94. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: The Engagement (1985)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Dorothy, Rose, and Blanche are three women who share a house in Miami, Florida. Dorothy's elderly mother, Sophia, unexpectedly moves in after her retirement home burns down, and Blanche ... See full summary »

Director: Jay Sandrich | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 338

95. Maude (1972–1978)
Episode: The Flying Saucer (1977)

30 min | Comedy

8.2
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Maude insists she saw a flying saucer.

Director: Hal Cooper | Stars: Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, Conrad Bain, Rue McClanahan

Votes: 20

96. Maude (1972–1978)
Episode: The Runaway (1974)

30 min | Comedy

8.2
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Francie's boyfriend talks her into visiting Maude and asking for a lot of money. She puts on a good act about being tired, upset, and having problems. Francie and Hinkley plan to run away.

Director: Hal Cooper | Stars: Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, Conrad Bain, Rue McClanahan

Votes: 19

97. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: The Sisters (1987)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Dorothy invites Sophia's sister Angela to visit, not knowing that the two of them hate each other.

Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 162

98. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: Till Death Do We Volley (1989)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Dorothy blames herself when her friend and former classmate Trudy dies suddenly while playing tennis.

Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 159

99. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: To Catch a Neighbor (1987)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Two police officers stake out in the girls' house to investigate their neighbors, who are suspected jewel thieves.

Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 206

100. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

8.1
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A famous guest host stars in parodies and sketches created by the cast of this witty show.

Stars: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond, Kenan Thompson

Votes: 36,084