Highest Rated Titles With Alice Backes


1. The Virginian (1962–1971)
Episode: The Accomplice (1962)

TV-PG | 75 min | Western

9.3
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An old maid bank teller who decides it is time to provide for herself identifies Trampas as a bank robber and murderer in order to extort $10,000 from the actual thief. The Virginian is the only thing between Trampas and the hangman's noose.

Director: Maurice Geraghty | Stars: Lee J. Cobb, Doug McClure, Gary Clarke, James Drury

Votes: 184

2. Lancer (1968–1970)
Episode: The Experiment (1970)

60 min | Western

9.2
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Murdoch decides to allow his land to be used as an experimental prison farm. But he has to deal with hard-nosed guards as well as with the distrust of the convicts, and even his sons' well-meaning interference inadvertently causes trouble.

Director: Virgil W. Vogel | Stars: James Stacy, Wayne Maunder, Andrew Duggan, Paul Brinegar

Votes: 6

3. Law of the Plainsman (1959– )

30 min | Western

8.9
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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: 40

4. Studio 57 (1954–1958)

30 min | Drama, Family

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

Stars: Joel Aldrich, Tim Graham, Paul Bryar, Marguerite Chapman

Votes: 87

5. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Tail to the Wind (1959)

TV-PG | 30 min | Western

8.8
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A father and son bully a farmer and his wife who won't sell their land, but the farmer is oddly reluctant to let Matt arrest the two, even when they resort to gunfire.

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

Votes: 54

6. The Jack Benny Program (1950–1965)

30 min | Comedy

8.7
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The comic misadventures of the skinflint comedian and his friends.

Stars: Jack Benny, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Don Wilson, Dennis Day

Votes: 837

7. 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: 87

8. Bewitched (1964–1972)
Episode: Mother, Meet What's His Name (1964)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

8.7
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Darrin meets his magical mother-in-law Endora for the first time.

Director: William Asher | Stars: Elizabeth Montgomery, Dick York, Agnes Moorehead, Alice Pearce

Votes: 191

9. The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962–1965)
Episode: The Jar (1964)

48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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A carnival barker sells a jar containing a mysterious, hairy, octopus-like mass to Charlie Hill of Wilder's Hollow for $12.25. He shows it to his wife Thedy, who hates it. Soon everyone ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Lloyd | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Pat Buttram, Collin Wilcox Paxton, William Marshall

Votes: 249

10. Kolchak: The Night Stalker (1974–1975)

51 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

8.6
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A newspaper reporter investigates strange supernatural occurrences in Chicago.

Stars: Darren McGavin, Simon Oakland, Jack Grinnage, Ruth McDevitt

Votes: 2,838

11. 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 species 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: 10,259

12. 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: 2,703

13. 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: 1,130

14. M Squad (1957–1960)

Not Rated | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.6
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The hard-hitting adventures of tough Lieutenant Frank Ballinger, a member of the Chicago Police Department's M Squad, an elite crime-fighting unit.

Stars: Lee Marvin, Paul Newlan, Gail Kobe, Morris Ankrum

Votes: 234

15. 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, Robert Paige, Walter Coy

Votes: 136

16. 87th Precinct (1961–1962)

60 min | Drama, Crime

8.6
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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: 90

17. Baretta (1975–1978)
Episode: Shoes (1976)

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.6
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Add a Plot

Director: Chris Robinson | Stars: Robert Blake, Tom Ewell, Edward Grover, Lana Wood

Votes: 7

18. Room 222 (1969–1974)
Episode: The Nichols Girl (1972)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

8.6
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Stretch is hit by a basketball, breaking his braces, while looking at Phyllis Nichols who is cheerleading braless. The incident leads to an uproar over the school's lack of a dress code and student freedom.

Director: Charles R. Rondeau | Stars: Lloyd Haynes, Denise Nicholas, Michael Constantine, Karen Valentine

Votes: 7

19. You Bet Your Life (1950–1961)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show

8.5
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Groucho Marx hosts a quiz show which features a series of competitive questions and a great deal of humourous conversation.

Stars: Groucho Marx, George Fenneman, Melinda Marx, Tuulikki Woods

Votes: 423

20. Adam-12 (1968–1975)
Episode: Sunburn (1974)

30 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.5
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Reed returns from vacation with a bad case of sunburn and is in agony all day. Reed and Malloy deal with a traffic accident, drug dealer, robbery suspect, and help rescue two boys from the water whose boat capsized.

Director: Dennis Donnelly | Stars: Martin Milner, Kent McCord, Paul Picerni, Dick Whittinghill

Votes: 11

21. The Rifleman (1958–1963)

30 min | Family, Western

8.4
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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: 2,195

22. 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: 874

23. The Rogues (1964–1965)

50 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

8.4
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The cousins St. Clair and Fleming are con-men so successful they no longer need to con. They can be persuaded, however, to use their skills: in a just cause, where a mark deserves it very, very much.

Stars: Robert Coote, Gig Young, Charles Boyer, David Niven

Votes: 225

24. Hennesey (1959–1962)

30 min | Comedy

8.4
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Jackie Cooper played Hennesey, a Navy doctor in an onshore office. Abby Dalton, very young and beautiful then, played his blonde yeoman/secretary/nurse. She had a crush on Hennesey but he ... See full summary »

Stars: Jackie Cooper, Abby Dalton, Roscoe Karns, Henry Kulky

Votes: 121

25. The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962–1965)
Episode: Bed of Roses (1964)

48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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A married man finds his beautiful mistress murdered and flees without reporting it, only to become the victim of blackmail.

Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Patrick O'Neal, Kathie Browne, Torin Thatcher

Votes: 108

26. 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: 18

27. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.3
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Widower Sheriff Andy and his son Opie live with Andy's Aunt Bee in Mayberry NC. With virtually no crimes to solve, most of Andy's time is spent philosophizing and calming down his cousin Deputy Barney.

Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Frances Bavier

Votes: 8,857

28. James at 16 (1977–1978)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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James, a daydreamer and photographer, must learn to cope with life as his father moves the family from Oregon to Boston MA. Though there is much humor here, the series dealt with many ... See full summary »

Stars: Lance Kerwin, Linden Chiles, Lynn Carlin, Kim Richards

Votes: 258

29. Lux Playhouse (1958–1959)

30 min | Drama, Comedy, Romance

8.3
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This filmed series of light comedies, romances and melodramas alternated on Friday nights with the "Schlitz Playhouse of Stars" between October 1958 and Sepetmeber 1959.

Stars: Alice Backes, Charles Keane, Nesdon Booth, Polly Bergen

Votes: 30

30. Hazel (1961–1966)
Episode: Champagne Tony (1965)

30 min | Comedy

8.3
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Hazel misplaces Tony Lema's prized golf clubs.

Director: William D. Russell | Stars: Shirley Booth, Don DeFore, Whitney Blake, Bobby Buntrock

Votes: 12

31. Law of the Plainsman (1959– )
Episode: Passenger to Mescalero (1959)

30 min | Western

8.3
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Sam is transporting Johnny Q to Mescaleno where he will spend 15 years in jail for robbery. During the stagecoach ride, they are held up by some of Johnny's friends. Sam must find a way to ... See full summary »

Director: William F. Claxton | Stars: Michael Ansara, Gina Gillespie, Brian G. Hutton, Richard Gaines

Votes: 6

32. Wagon Train (1957–1965)
Episode: The Link Cheney Story (1964)

73 min | Western

8.3
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Coop brings Link Cheney to the wagon train after the professional gambler is wounded by sore losers in a game. Link is nursed back to health by Dorthea Gillford, and the two fall in love, ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: John McIntire, Robert Fuller, Denny Miller, Frank McGrath

Votes: 11

33. Columbo (1971–2003)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Los Angeles homicide detective Lieutenant Columbo uses his humble ways and ingenuous demeanor to winkle out even the most well-concealed of crimes.

Stars: Peter Falk, Mike Lally, John Finnegan, Bruce Kirby

Votes: 20,409

34. The Real McCoys (1957–1963)
Episode: It's a Woman's World (1957)

30 min | Comedy

8.2
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Grandpa pretends to be able to read so he can vote against an uppity female politician.

Director: Hy Averback | Stars: Walter Brennan, Richard Crenna, Kathleen Nolan, Tony Martinez

Votes: 5

35. The Doris Day Show (1968–1973)
Episode: Singles Only (1969)

23 min | Comedy

8.2
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Myrna believes she has the answer to her single social status problem: Paradise Palms, a swinging singles apartment building. She and Doris decide at least to check the place out. Doris ... See full summary »

Director: William Wiard | Stars: Doris Day, Denver Pyle, Philip Brown, Todd Starke

Votes: 11

36. Barney Miller (1974–1982)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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The captain of a city police station and his staff handle the various local troubles and characters that come to the building.

Stars: Hal Linden, Abe Vigoda, Steve Landesberg, Gregory Sierra

Votes: 3,468

37. Going My Way (1962–1963)

60 min | Drama, Family

8.1
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Father O'Malley is sent to a parish in lower-class New York City to assist old, crusty pastor Father Fitzgibbon. Mrs. Featherstone is the housekeeper in the rectory. When he arrives, Father... See full summary »

Stars: Gene Kelly, Leo G. Carroll, Dick York, Nydia Westman

Votes: 54

38. The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962–1965)
Episode: Consider Her Ways (1964)

48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Dr. Jane Waterleigh wakes to find herself in an obese body, having just given birth to her fourth baby, and is called "Mother Orchis" and "Mother 417" by an all-female medical staff. The ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Stevens | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Barbara Barrie, Gladys Cooper, Robert H. Harris

Votes: 141

39. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: Ernest T. Bass Joins the Army (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.1
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Ernest T. Bass causes a ruckus when he decides to join the army. When Andy and Barney find out why, they are able to solve his problem - with a little help from Barney.

Director: Richard Crenna | Stars: Andy Griffith, Don Knotts, Allan Melvin, Paul Smith

Votes: 103

40. Dr. Kildare (1961–1966)
Episode: Holiday Weekend (1961)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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The staff at Blair prepares for an influx of accident victims on the holiday weekend, but they are not prepared for one of the victims being one of their own interns, who is critically injured.

Director: Gerald Mayer | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Raymond Massey, Edward Binns, Dabbs Greer

Votes: 9

41. Barney Miller (1974–1982)
Episode: The Car (1981)

25 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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A car thief's conscience haunts him twenty-five years after the fact. An overzealous sanitation officer goes haywire. Levitt saves a child from certain danger.

Director: Bruce Bilson | Stars: Hal Linden, Max Gail, Ron Glass, Steve Landesberg

Votes: 21

42. The Donna Reed Show (1958–1966)
Episode: The First Child (1959)

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.1
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After a nervous couple have their first baby, Alex can hardly get any sleep or spend any time with the family because of their constant cries for help.

Director: Oscar Rudolph | Stars: Donna Reed, Carl Betz, Shelley Fabares, Paul Petersen

Votes: 12

43. Wagon Train (1957–1965)
Episode: The Michael McGoo Story (1963)

60 min | Western

8.1
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When four brothers are orphaned, no one on the train wants all four. Charlie is determined to find a home for the four together and even proposes to a spinster who wants the boys but turns him down so he looks for a husband for her.it.

Director: Jerry Hopper | Stars: John McIntire, Frank McGrath, Terry Wilson, Denny Miller

Votes: 11

44. Adam-12 (1968–1975)
Episode: Venice Division (1973)

30 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.1
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Malloy and Reed work day shift out of Venice Div near LA's beaches. They catch a stolen dune buggy, ticket a nude sunbather, find a drunk at a beach diner, and tease a fellow motorcycle officer. But an obscene phone caller causes problems.

Director: Lawrence Doheny | Stars: Martin Milner, Kent McCord, Larry Hovis, Laurette Spang

Votes: 21

45. 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: 3,543

46. The Detectives (1959–1962)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Captain Matt Holbrook leads a squad of brave and tough detectives in a large, unnamed city. Instead of leading personal lives, they spend all of their time tracking murderers, thieves, ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Taylor, Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Mark Goddard

Votes: 110

47. The Ann Sothern Show (1958–1961)

30 min | Comedy

8.0
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Katy O'Connor is the assistant manager of the Bartley House Hotel in New York City working for Jason Macauley. She expected to get her bosses job when he was transferred to Calcutta, India ... See full summary »

Stars: Ann Sothern, Ann Tyrrell, Don Porter, Jack Mullaney

Votes: 102

48. The Outsider (1968–1969)

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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David Ross is a orphaned, ex-con, loner living in a world that loaths and makes a living as a private investgator in Los Angeles to tackle his financial problems and other people's problems as well.

Stars: Darren McGavin, James Edwards, Bill Quinn, Paul Hahn

Votes: 46

49. Dragnet (1951–1959)
Episode: The Big Jump (1952)

30 min | Drama, Crime, Mystery

8.0
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A man threatens to jump from a 9th-floor building ledge by ten o'clock.

Director: Jack Webb | Stars: Jack Webb, Milburn Stone, Herbert Ellis, Kenneth Patterson

Votes: 8

50. The Greatest American Hero (1981–1983)
Episode: The Newlywed Game (1983)

48 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.0
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The day of Pam's and Ralph's wedding is coming fast, but unfortunately what appears to be the United States government has found out about the suit and makes life very complicated for all involved.

Director: Chuck Bowman | Stars: William Katt, Robert Culp, Connie Sellecca, Michael Paré

Votes: 22

51. The Munsters (1964–1966)

Not Rated | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.9
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A family of friendly monsters have misadventures, never quite understanding why people react to them so strangely.

Stars: Fred Gwynne, Al Lewis, Yvonne De Carlo, Butch Patrick

Votes: 8,478

52. Mr. & Mrs. North (1952– )

30 min | Comedy, Mystery, Romance

7.9
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Jerry and Pamela North live in Greenwich Village in New York City. Jerry is a mystery magazine publisher who thinks he is a good amateur detective. He and his wife investigate various crimes and solve them before the police do.

Stars: Richard Denning, Barbara Britton, Francis De Sales, Lowell Gilmore

Votes: 109

53. 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: 120

54. Date with the Angels (1957–1958)

30 min | Comedy

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

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

Votes: 73

55. Bringing Up Buddy (1960–1961)

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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Buddy Flower, a financial advisor, lives with his maiden aunts Iris and Violet who adore him but are a little eccentric. They keep him busy getting them out of scrapes, extricating himself ... See full summary »

Stars: Frank Aletter, Enid Markey, Doro Merande, Frank Albertson

Votes: 22

56. Mr. Belvedere (1985–1990)
Episode: Braces (1988)

Comedy, Family

7.9
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Wesley is not enthused about the idea of getting braces.

Director: Don Corvan | Stars: Christopher Hewett, Ilene Graff, Rob Stone, Tracy Wells

Votes: 11

57. Kolchak: The Night Stalker (1974–1975)
Episode: Firefall (1974)

51 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

7.9
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Kolchak discovers the murdered spirit of a gangster is incinerating his former enemies, and is trying to take over the body of a music conductor.

Director: Don Weis | Stars: Darren McGavin, Simon Oakland, Fred Beir, Philip Carey

Votes: 185

58. Bewitched (1964–1972)
Episode: It's Magic (1965)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.9
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Samantha assists a down-on-his-luck magician.

Director: Sidney Miller | Stars: Elizabeth Montgomery, Dick York, Agnes Moorehead, George Tobias

Votes: 145

59. Here's Lucy (1968–1974)
Episode: Lucy and Joan Rivers Do Jury Duty (1973)

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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Lucy is determined to do her civic duty and joins a jury. Lucy disagrees with other jurists in court and holds up proceedings.

Director: Coby Ruskin | Stars: Lucille Ball, Gale Gordon, Joan Rivers, Burt Mustin

Votes: 12

60. Columbo (1971–2003)
Episode: Negative Reaction (1974)

Unrated | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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A photographer murders his wife and blames her death on a bungled kidnapping. But Lt. Columbo has an even sharper eye than the Pulitzer Prize winner.

Director: Alf Kjellin | Stars: Peter Falk, Dick Van Dyke, Don Gordon, Larry Storch

Votes: 1,257

61. Project U.F.O. (1978–1979)
Episode: Sighting 4016: The Pipeline Incident (1978)

60 min | Sci-Fi

7.9
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Capt. Ryan and S Sgt. Fitz hitch a ride on a KC-135 to Alaska to investigate a UFO sighting by three Alaska Air Cargo pilots. Two of the pilots want to cover up the sighting, but radar seems to confirm the third pilot's claims.

Director: Robert M. Leeds | Stars: Edward Winter, Caskey Swaim, Randolph Mantooth, Donald May

Votes: 9

62. The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962–1965)
Episode: The Second Wife (1965)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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A mail order-bride begins to believe her husband killed his first wife and wants to kill her as well.

Director: Joseph M. Newman | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, June Lockhart, John Anderson, Alice Backes

Votes: 113

63. The Big Valley (1965–1969)

60 min | Western

7.8
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The Wild West adventures of the Barkley family in California's San Joaquin Valley.

Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck, Lee Majors, Linda Evans

Votes: 1,763

64. The Real McCoys (1957–1963)

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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From the hills of West Virginia, Amos McCoy moves his family to an inherited farm in California. Grandpa Amos is quick to give advice to his three grandchildren and wonders how his neighbors ever managed without him around.

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

Votes: 552

65. The Farmer's Daughter (1963–1966)

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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Katrin "Katy" Holstrum seeks help from her congressman Glen Morley while he is in a predicament of needing a governess for his boys, Steve and Danny. Katy is hired and her common sense ... See full summary »

Stars: Inger Stevens, William Windom, Cathleen Nesbitt, Mickey Sholdar

Votes: 175

66. The Dick Powell Theatre (1961–1963)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Powell served as host and, in early shows at least, occasional star in this dramatic anthology. It was his last television series and contained his last filmed acting (episode: 'The ... See full summary »

Stars: Dick Powell, David Niven, June Allyson, Oscar Beregi Jr.

Votes: 103

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

60 min | Adventure, Drama, Comedy

7.8
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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: 112

68. Mayberry R.F.D. (1968–1971)
Episode: The City Planner (1971)

Comedy, Family

7.8
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With Sam expecting a city planner to keep him busy for a week, Millie decides to go visit out of town. When the planner turns out to be an attractive woman, everyone worries about them spending so much time together.

Director: Hal Cooper | Stars: Ken Berry, George Lindsey, Alice Ghostley, Arlene Golonka

Votes: 6

69. The Virginian (1962–1971)

TV-PG | 75 min | Western

7.7
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The Shiloh Ranch in Wyoming Territory of the 1890s is owned in sequence by Judge Garth, the Grainger brothers, and Col. MacKenzie. It is the setting for a variety of stories, many more ... See full summary »

Stars: Doug McClure, James Drury, Lee J. Cobb, Sara Lane

Votes: 1,178

70. Room 222 (1969–1974)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.7
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Black teacher Pete Dixon tries to teach the students at Walt Whitman High to be tolerant. He is assisted by girlfriend and school counselor Liz and student teacher (later teacher) Alice. The students love him.

Stars: Lloyd Haynes, Denise Nicholas, Michael Constantine, Karen Valentine

Votes: 560

71. Dragnet 1967 (1967–1970)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Police Detective Sgt. Joe Friday and his partners investigate crimes in Los Angeles.

Stars: Jack Webb, Harry Morgan, Don Ross, Clark Howat

Votes: 1,586

72. The Ghost & Mrs. Muir (1968–1970)

30 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.7
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Lovely young widow Carolyn Muir, her two young children, and the maid discover that the New England seaside house they've moved into is haunted by the former owner -- an old salt named ... See full summary »

Stars: Hope Lange, Edward Mulhare, Reta Shaw, Harlen Carraher

Votes: 797

73. Outlaws (1960–1962)

60 min | Western

7.7
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The adventures of a marshal and his young deputies in a section of Oklahoma infested with bandit gangs, gunmen and robbers.

Stars: Don Collier, Barton MacLane, Bruce Yarnell, Slim Pickens

Votes: 41

74. Fear on Trial (1975 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

7.7
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The story of John Henry Faulk, a radio/TV personality of the 1950s, who was blacklisted during the McCarthy era. Faulk sued the organization that was behind the blacklisting, and the ... See full summary »

Director: Lamont Johnson | Stars: William Devane, George C. Scott, Dorothy Tristan, William Redfield

Votes: 85

75. The Making of a Legend: Gone with the Wind (1988 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 124 min | Documentary

7.7
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This is a documentary that revisits the making of Gone with the Wind with Archival footage, screen tests, insightful interviews and rare film footage.

Director: David Hinton | Stars: Christopher Plummer, L. Jeffrey Selznick, David O. Selznick, Irene Mayer Selznick

Votes: 422

76. Bachelor Father (1957–1962)
Episode: Bentley, the Homemaker (1958)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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After learning that niece Kelly is becoming attached to another family down the street, Uncle Bentley endeavors to spend more time at home with her. He even arranges a surprise outing with Jack Benny.

Director: Jerry Hopper | Stars: John Forsythe, Jack Benny, Noreen Corcoran, Sammee Tong

Votes: 6

77. Mannix (1967–1975)
Episode: Search for a Whisper (1973)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.7
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Joe Mannix is hired by wealthy businessman Adam Langer to dig up enough dirt on a politician to destroy the man's career. At first Mannix is unwilling to take the job, until Langer explains... See full summary »

Director: Arnold Laven | Stars: Mike Connors, Gail Fisher, William Shatner, Susan Flannery

Votes: 15

78. The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962–1965)
Episode: The Lonely Hours (1963)

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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A mother of three notices that her baby son fascinates the lady renting a room in her home.

Director: Jack Smight | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Nancy Kelly, Gena Rowlands, Joyce Van Patten

Votes: 115

79. Bewitched (1964–1972)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.6
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A witch married to an ordinary man cannot resist using her magic powers to solve the problems her family faces.

Stars: Elizabeth Montgomery, Dick York, Dick Sargent, Agnes Moorehead

Votes: 12,163

80. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.6
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The misadventures of a suburban boy, family and friends.

Stars: Jerry Mathers, Hugh Beaumont, Barbara Billingsley, Tony Dow

Votes: 4,813

81. Adam-12 (1968–1975)

30 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.6
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Two regular police officers patrol Los Angeles.

Stars: Martin Milner, Kent McCord, Shaaron Claridge, William Boyett

Votes: 2,232

82. The Donna Reed Show (1958–1966)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.6
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Another popular 1950's sitcom about a close family. The Stones consist of loving homemaker Donna, her pediatrician husband Alex, and their children Mary and Jeff. Many situations arise like... See full summary »

Stars: Donna Reed, Paul Petersen, Carl Betz, Shelley Fabares

Votes: 911

83. Dragnet (1951–1959)

30 min | Drama, Crime, Mystery

7.6
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Sgt. Joe Friday and his partners methodically investigate crimes in Los Angeles.

Stars: Jack Webb, Ben Alexander, Olan Soule, Vic Perrin

Votes: 1,290

84. Bachelor Father (1957–1962)

30 min | Comedy

7.6
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Never-married attorney Bentley Gregg took on the task (with help from his "houseboy", Peter) of raising his young niece Kelly, after her parents died in an accident. The job was easier when... See full summary »

Stars: John Forsythe, Noreen Corcoran, Sammee Tong, Bernadette Withers

Votes: 325

85. Winner Take All (1975 TV Movie)

97 min | Drama

7.6
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In this TV-movie, Shirley Jones plays an average American housewife who just happens to be addicted to gambling. The story chronicles how her problem is destroying her "ideal" suburban life... See full summary »

Director: Paul Bogart | Stars: Shirley Jones, Laurence Luckinbill, Sam Groom, Joyce Van Patten

Votes: 67

86. The Big Valley (1965–1969)
Episode: Deathtown (1968)

60 min | Western

7.6
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Jarrod travels to Baker City to meet three Mexican businessmen on a land deal.Upon arriving,he is told they have been there,not waited and returned home-slowly the truth comes out.

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck, Lee Majors, Linda Evans

Votes: 34

87. The Rogues (1964–1965)
Episode: Gambit by the Golden Gate (1965)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.6
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Marcel (Charles Boyer) is set to perpetrate an art swap on stingy businessman Amos Cavanaugh (Broderick Crawford). But Cavanaugh has put a twist to the con by unexpectedly donating his ... See full summary »

Director: Hy Averback | Stars: Charles Boyer, Gig Young, David Niven, Robert Coote

Votes: 7

88. The Jack Benny Program (1950–1965)
Episode: Jack Answers Request Letters (1963)

30 min | Comedy

7.6
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For a change of pace, Jack does a plot-less revue instead of a scripted play, by supposedly responding to questions culled from fan mail. The acts include an over the top radio sound ... See full summary »

Director: Frederick De Cordova | Stars: Jack Benny, Dennis Day, Don Wilson, Ben Lessy

Votes: 12

89. The Ghost & Mrs. Muir (1968–1970)
Episode: Madam Candidate (1969)

30 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.6
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Carolyn decides to run against Claymore and an old-timer for local office, only to find out that Gull Cottage might not be in the city, invalidating her candidacy.

Director: Bruce Bilson | Stars: Hope Lange, Edward Mulhare, Reta Shaw, Charles Nelson Reilly

Votes: 12

90. The Rifleman (1958–1963)
Episode: Mail Order Groom (1960)

30 min | Family, Western

7.6
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A "mail-order husband" arrives in North Fork, and finds not only a bride, but also harassment from two local trouble-makers.

Director: Arthur Hiller | Stars: Chuck Connors, Johnny Crawford, Paul Fix, Peter Whitney

Votes: 54

91. Bewitched (1964–1972)
Episode: The Girl with the Golden Nose (1966)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.6
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After Larry Tate changes his mind about giving Darrin an account, Darrin is sure Samantha's magic is behind Larry's change of heart.

Director: R. Robert Rosenbaum | Stars: Elizabeth Montgomery, Dick York, Agnes Moorehead, David White

Votes: 113

92. Wagon Train (1957–1965)

75 min | Western

7.5
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Stories of the journeys of a wagon train as it leaves post-Civil War Missouri on its way to California through the plains, deserts and Rocky Mountains. The first treks were led by gruff, ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 1,741

93. The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (1952–1966)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.5
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As the sons age, we go through their teenage dating problems, marriage and careers.

Stars: Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Nelson, David Nelson, Ricky Nelson

Votes: 787

94. The Doris Day Show (1968–1973)

30 min | Comedy

7.5
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After spending most of her life in big cities, widow Doris Martin decides to move back to the family ranch.

Stars: Doris Day, Philip Brown, Todd Starke, Denver Pyle

Votes: 414

95. I Want to Live! (1958)

Approved | 120 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.5
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A prostitute, sentenced to death for murder, pleads her innocence.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Susan Hayward, Simon Oakland, Virginia Vincent, Theodore Bikel

Votes: 4,482

96. Burke's Law (1963–1966)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.5
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Amos Burke was a Los Angeles chief of detectives who was also a millionaire with a chauffeur-driven Rolls Royce, a mansion, and a high-wheeling lifestyle. The hallmarks of this series were ... See full summary »

Stars: Gene Barry, Gary Conway, Regis Toomey, Leon Lontoc

Votes: 479

97. Breaking Point (1963–1964)

60 min | Drama

7.5
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Dr. Raymer is the mentor and also boss of Dr. McKinley Thompson at York Hospital. The actions centers around the lives of the people who eventually seek help and their situations rather than the treatment prescribed.

Stars: Paul Richards, Eduard Franz, Cece Whitney, Virginia Gregg

Votes: 38

98. Ironside (1967–1975)
Episode: Class of '40 (1974)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Ironside goes home to attend his high school reunion and is confronted with a murder of a former class mate.

Director: Barry Shear | Stars: Raymond Burr, Don Galloway, Don Mitchell, Elizabeth Baur

Votes: 15

99. Hazel (1961–1966)
Episode: Dorothy's New Client (1961)

30 min | Comedy

7.5
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Dorothy's decorating business seems to have slowed down, so Hazel tries to find her new clients.

Director: William D. Russell | Stars: Shirley Booth, Don DeFore, Whitney Blake, Bobby Buntrock

Votes: 24

100. The Munsters (1964–1966)
Episode: Eddie's Nickname (1965)

Not Rated | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.5
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Eddie comes home upset because of his new nickname: 'Shorty', so Grandpa gives him a 'magic milkshake' that will make him grow 6 inches overnight. It grows him a six inch beard instead.

Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: Fred Gwynne, Yvonne De Carlo, Al Lewis, Pat Priest

Votes: 79