Highest Rated Titles With Paul Birch


1. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1991)
Episode: Elfego Baca: Gus Tomlin Is Dead (1960)

Unrated | 60 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

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Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Robert Loggia, Alan Hale Jr., Coleen Gray, Brian Corcoran

Votes: 6

2. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958)
Episode: Christmas in Jail (1956)

Comedy

9.1
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Narrating from a prison cell, George tells the strange tale of how a string of pearls that he bought as a Christmas gift for Gracie wound up landing him in the slammer.

Director: Rod Amateau | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Harry von Zell, Bea Benaderet

Votes: 13

3. Bronco (1958–1962)
Episode: The Buckbrier Trail (1961)

60 min | Western

9.1
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Bronco has been requested to transport a prisoner to Santa Fe for trial for robbery and murder while a decoy goes on the stage. He loses sealed instructions for an emergency which occurs when a victim's relatives attack them.

Director: Robert Sparr | Stars: Ty Hardin, Mike Road, Sandra Bettin, Denver Pyle

Votes: 13

4. The Fugitive (1963 TV Movie)

60 min | Drama

9.0
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Director: Walter Grauman | Stars: William Conrad, David Janssen, Brian Keith, Vera Miles

Votes: 8

5. The Fugitive (1963–1967)
Episode: Nightmare at Northoak (1963)

51 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

9.0
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After saving a busload of kids in an accident, Kimble is knocked unconscious and later identified as a fugitive. Gerard comes to this Massachusetts town to extradite him back to Indiana, much to the dismay of the town's grateful residents.

Director: Christian Nyby | Stars: David Janssen, Nancy Wickwire, Frank Overton, Paul Carr

Votes: 110

6. You Are There (1953–1971)

30 min | Drama, History

8.9
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Walter Cronkite hosted the reenactments of historical events. Shows included "The Landing of the Hindenburg", "The Salem Witchcraft Trials", "The Gettysburg Address", "The Fall of Troy", and "The Scuttling of the Graf Spee".

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

Votes: 104

7. 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

8. Telephone Time (1956–1958)

30 min | Drama

8.8
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Between 1956 and September 1957, this filmed show featured plays by John Nesbitt, the host of the show. Starting in September 1957, plays by other authors were presented.

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

Votes: 81

9. Big Town (1950–1956)

30 min | Drama

8.8
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"Big Town" was a long running and highly successful network radio series (1937- 1952) and film series ("I Cover the Underworld," "Underworld After Dark," and "Underworld Scandal") before ... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick McVey, Mark Stevens, Jane Nigh, Mary K. Wells

Votes: 20

10. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958)

30 min | Comedy

8.7
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Neighbor Blanche Morton frequently joins Gracie in escapades which annoy hubby Harry and provide George with an opportunity to offer a humorous soliloquy.

Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Bea Benaderet, Harry von Zell

Votes: 865

11. National Velvet (1960– )

30 min | Adventure, Drama

8.7
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Velvet Brown lives on a dairy farm with her parents Martha and Herbert, an ex-jockey, Mi Taylor, her brother Donald and her sister Edwina. Teddy is Edwina's boyfriend. Velvet owns a ... See full summary »

Stars: Lori Martin, Ann Doran, James McCallion, Arthur Space

Votes: 74

12. Suspicion (1957–1958)

60 min | Drama

8.7
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The show consisted of 40 episodes, half were live and half were on film. The shows, often involving murder, were designed to confuse and mystify the audience and dealt with their fears and ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 254

13. Cannonball (1958– )

30 min | Adventure, Drama

8.7
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The adventures of a pair of long-haul truck drivers as they haul cargo all over the US and Canada.

Stars: Paul Birch, William Campbell, Beth Lockerbie, Beth Morris

Votes: 63

14. Cavalcade of America (1952–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.7
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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: 38

15. 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

16. The Fugitive (1963–1967)
Episode: Escape into Black (1964)

Adventure, Crime, Drama

8.7
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When Kimble suffers temporary amnesia from an explosion, he finds himself caught between a social worker who wants to help and a psychiatrist who doesn't.

Director: Jerry Hopper | Stars: David Janssen, Betty Garrett, Ivan Dixon, Barry Morse

Votes: 60

17. The Fugitive (1963–1967)
Episode: The End Is But the Beginning (1965)

60 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

8.7
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Kimble picks up a hitchhiker who then dies in a truck accident. Kimble hopes that the body will be identified as his and then end once and for all Lt. Gerard's pursuit of him.

Director: Walter Grauman | Stars: David Janssen, Barbara Barrie, Andrew Duggan, Barry Morse

Votes: 60

18. Have Gun - Will Travel (1957–1963)
Episode: The Hanging of Roy Carter (1958)

Not Rated | 26 min | Western

8.7
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Paladin doubts his unlikely task of delaying a state execution until new evidence can be presented can be accomplished without assistance that is not being offered.

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: Richard Boone, John Larch, Robert Armstrong, Scott Marlowe

Votes: 55

19. 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: 1,157

20. Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

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

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

Votes: 138

21. The Alaskans (1959–1960)

60 min | Adventure

8.6
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When gold was discovered in the Yukon in the 1890s, thousands of hopeful prospectors headed north for a chance at becoming rich. The easiest passage to the Yukon was through the small ... See full summary »

Stars: Roger Moore, Dorothy Provine, Jeff York, Ray Danton

Votes: 53

22. Tightrope (1959–1960)

30 min | Drama, Crime

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

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

Votes: 82

23. Empire (1962–1964)

60 min | Western, Drama

8.6
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Jim Redigo is foreman for the enormous Garrett Ranch owned by matriarch Lucia with her children Tal and Constance. Redigo had his hands full managing people, machines, and animals with a specific interest in the attractive Connie.

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

Votes: 40

24. The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (1953–1955)

30 min | Drama

8.6
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An anthology series with episodes split between comedies and drama. Anita Colby and Arlene Dahl shared hosting duties the first season that was originally filmed live but switched to film. ... See full summary »

Stars: Polly Bergen, Arlene Dahl, Dorothy Green, Robert Paige

Votes: 26

25. G.E. True (1962– )

30 min | Adventure, Drama

8.6
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Episodes based on stories from "True" magazine.

Stars: Jack Webb, Felix Reinsch, Kurt Kreuger, Charles H. Radilak

Votes: 11

26. Laramie (1959–1963)
Episode: Bitter Glory (1961)

60 min | Western

8.6
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A test of friendship is brought to the forefront when Jess learns that an old friend has stolen an Army payroll. He is asked by Major Stanton to find and return veteran Sgt. Billy Jacobs who has gone AWOL but once saved Jess' life.

Director: Hollingsworth Morse | Stars: John Smith, Robert Fuller, Dianne Foster, Dick Foran

Votes: 29

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

30 min | Western

8.6
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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: 7

28. 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: 1,669

29. Trackdown (1957–1959)

30 min | Western

8.5
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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: 118

30. Science Fiction Theatre (1955–1957)

25 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.5
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In this science-fiction anthology series host Truman Bradley introduces stories extrapolated from actual scientific data available in the 1950's, concentrating on such concepts as space ... See full summary »

Stars: Truman Bradley, Marshall Thompson, Michael Fox, Peter Hansen

Votes: 239

31. M Squad (1957–1960)

Not Rated | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.5
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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: 238

32. 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 100 top criminals to justice.

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

Votes: 46

33. Two Faces West (1960– )

30 min | Western

8.5
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Marshal Ben January and his twin brother, Dr. Rick January (both played by Charles Bateman) fight to establish law and order in the wild frontier town of Gunnison in the 1860s.

Stars: Charles Bateman, Francis De Sales, Joyce Meadows, Paul Comi

Votes: 13

34. Sea Hunt (1958–1961)
Episode: Point of No Return (1961)

30 min | Action, Adventure

8.5
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As part of a research project, Mike Nelson attempts to spend three days underwater at a depth of 250 feet in a pressure chamber dubbed Scubasphere. A tropical storm pops up, and both the ... See full summary »

Director: Leon Benson | Stars: Lloyd Bridges, Joyce Meadows, Paul Birch, Franco Corsaro

Votes: 11

35. The Lone Ranger (1949–1957)
Episode: The School Story (1955)

23 min | Western

8.5
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The town of Rugged Gap has raised money for a new school. Tonto is wrongly accused of stealing the money when a group of men disguised as Indians steal the funds. The Lone Ranger is ... See full summary »

Director: Oscar Rudolph | Stars: Clayton Moore, Jay Silverheels, Lee Aaker, Norman Keats

Votes: 15

36. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.4
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Of the many anthology series, Playhouse 90 is considered the most ambitious with outstanding talent in front of the camera. Attracting top ranked directors and scripts it was often filmed live including the entire first season.

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

Votes: 199

37. Navy Log (1955–1958)

30 min | History, War

8.4
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Showed featured dramatic reenactments of true Naval events taken from the files of the Defense Department. The episodes generally featured little known actors although better known performers sometimes hosted.

Stars: Robert Carson, Robert Shayne, George Conrad, John Close

Votes: 75

38. The New Breed (1961–1962)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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"The New Breed" was an American crime - drama series ,aired on ABC network from 1961 to 1962, with thirty-six episodes,starring Leslie Nielsen at age 35.

Stars: Leslie Nielsen, John Beradino, John Clarke, Greg Roman

Votes: 49

39. Wide Country (1962–1963)

60 min | Drama, Sport, Western

8.4
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Mitch Guthrie is a champion bronco rider in the rodeo who tries to keep his kid brother, Andy, from pursuing the same life.

Stars: Earl Holliman, Andrew Prine, Slim Pickens, Ray Teal

Votes: 41

40. Panic! (1957– )

30 min | Thriller

8.4
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A short-lived anthology series narrated by Westbrook Van Voorhis. Each episode tells its own thriller story and featured its own unique cast.

Stars: Westbrook Van Voorhis, Bill Erwin, Norman Alden, Robert Anderson

Votes: 39

41. Laramie (1959–1963)
Episode: Justice in a Hurry (1962)

60 min | Western

8.4
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Slim can provide an alibi for a man on trial for murder but when he returns at the request of the daughter to testify, they find him already hung. After being shot at he returns to find the daughter arrested for the murder of a witness.

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

Votes: 29

42. The Fugitive (1963–1967)
Episode: Never Wave Goodbye: Part 1 (1963)

51 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

8.4
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Kimble flees Los Angeles with a woman who loves him after checking out a lead on some one-armed man, but Lt. Gerard is right on their trail.

Director: William A. Graham | Stars: David Janssen, Susan Oliver, Robert Duvall, Lee Philips

Votes: 97

43. Have Gun - Will Travel (1957–1963)
Episode: The Chase (1959)

Not Rated | 25 min | Western

8.4
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Pallid bank clerk flees when accused of killing a deputy while robbing the bank. His wife is so sure of his innocence, she hires Paladin to bring him in before a rabid posse does. The posse... See full summary »

Director: Lamont Johnson | Stars: Richard Boone, Paul Richards, Paul Birch, Wright King

Votes: 42

44. Wagon Train (1957–1965)
Episode: The Colter Craven Story (1960)

53 min | Western

8.4
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Dr. Craven feels he can't perform surgery any longer. When he joins the wagon train and his services are desperately needed, he realizes he may be wrong after Major Adams gives him a history lesson.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Ward Bond, Robert Horton, Frank McGrath, Terry Wilson

Votes: 50

45. Zane Grey Theater (1956–1961)
Episode: The Lonely Gun (1959)

30 min | Western

8.4
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An outlaw returns home to see his brother. He finds that his brother is dead. His nephew has sold the ranch to pay debts and is about to set out on a life of getting rich fast.

Director: André De Toth | Stars: Barry Sullivan, Patricia Donahue, Wayne Rogers, Stacy Harris

Votes: 5

46. The Third Man (1949)

Approved | 93 min | Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller

8.3
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Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, Harry Lime.

Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli, Trevor Howard

Votes: 123,067 | Gross: $0.45M

47. 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: 108

48. The 20th Century-Fox Hour (1955–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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An Anthology of mini-features, new productions largely consisted of hasty retreads of successful Fox movies.

Stars: Joseph Cotten, Carl Benton Reid, Grandon Rhodes, Robert Foulk

Votes: 88

49. The Virginian (1962–1971)
Episode: Big Image... Little Man (1964)

TV-PG | 75 min | Western

8.3
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A self-important businessman is pushed off a train and found by The Virginian and Steve on a cattle drive across a desert. He is forced to work his way on the drive and learns some lessons about himself and his impact on other's lives.

Director: William Witney | Stars: Lee J. Cobb, Doug McClure, Clu Gulager, Roberta Shore

Votes: 30

50. The Fugitive (1963–1967)
Episode: Fear in a Desert City (1963)

51 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

8.3
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After being on the run for 6 months, Richard Kimble falls in love with a beautiful woman who has a young son. She also has a physically abusive, estranged husband, that wants Kimble out of town, or dead.

Director: Walter Grauman | Stars: David Janssen, Vera Miles, Brian Keith, Harry Townes

Votes: 137

51. Stoney Burke (1962–1963)
Episode: Fight Night (1962)

60 min | Drama, Sport, Western

8.3
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Political rivals in Kate City use the rodeo and a prizefighter as pawns in their grudge match. When the boxing interests attempt to bully the rodeo into postponing its event, Stoney sets out to fight city hall.

Director: Leslie Stevens | Stars: Jack Lord, Warren Oates, Robert Dowdell, Bruce Dern

Votes: 7

52. The Fugitive (1963–1967)
Episode: Home Is the Hunted (1964)

52 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

8.3
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Dr. Kimble returns to his hometown where he reunites with his father John, and his loving sister Donna, who absolutely believe in his innocence, but Kimble's bother Ray has serious doubts about him.

Director: Jerry Hopper | Stars: David Janssen, Andrew Prine, Jacqueline Scott, Robert Keith

Votes: 87

53. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Never Pester Chester (1957)

TV-PG | 30 min | Western

8.3
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Matt sets out with a vengeance to capture two trouble-making Texas cowhands who dragged Chester and left him near death.

Director: Richard Whorf | Stars: James Arness, Dennis Weaver, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake

Votes: 66

54. Wagon Train (1957–1965)
Episode: The Gus Morgan Story (1963)

75 min | Western

8.3
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A tough railroad executive and his younger college educated brother are guided by Chris up a mountain to scout a route. When is accidentally shot by the younger brother, the older brother is forced to make a tough decision he may regret.

Director: Virgil W. Vogel | Stars: John McIntire, Robert Fuller, Frank McGrath, Terry Wilson

Votes: 20

55. 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: 3,477

56. Maverick (1957–1962)

60 min | Comedy, Western

8.2
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Bret and Bart Maverick (and in later seasons, their English cousin, Beau) are well dressed gamblers who migrate from town to town always looking for a good game. Poker (5 card draw) is ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 1,790

57. 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: 973

58. The Texan (1958–1960)

30 min | Western

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

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

Votes: 96

59. Ripcord (1961– )

30 min | Adventure

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

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

Votes: 105

60. Broadside (1964–1965)

30 min | Comedy

8.2
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Lt. Anne Morgan and her fellow Waves are posted to the backwater station on Ranakai, much to the displeasure of Commander Adrian. So his South Seas idyll, including gourmet cook, isn't disrupted has Adrian scheming to transfer the women.

Stars: Kathleen Nolan, Edward Andrews, Dick Sargent, Sheila James Kuehl

Votes: 26

61. Temple Houston (1963–1964)

60 min | Western

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

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

Votes: 39

62. Suspicion (1957–1958)
Episode: Doomsday (1957)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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A master of disguise plans a payroll theft with the only two men that know his true identity.

Director: Bernard Girard | Stars: Dan Duryea, Robert Middleton, Charles Bronson, Edward Binns

Votes: 9

63. The Fugitive (1963–1967)
Episode: Nemesis (1964)

Adventure, Crime, Drama

8.2
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Kimble escapes from a sheriff by stealing his station wagon, unaware that Lt. Gerard's son is hiding in the back seat.

Director: Jerry Hopper | Stars: David Janssen, Kurt Russell, John Doucette, Slim Pickens

Votes: 78

64. Science Fiction Theatre (1955–1957)
Episode: Survival in Box Canyon (1956)

30 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.2
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A rescue mission is mounted to find the plane carrying a nuclear physicist to an atomic experiment.

Director: Herbert L. Strock | Stars: Truman Bradley, Bruce Bennett, DeForest Kelley, Paul Birch

Votes: 13

65. 77 Sunset Strip (1958–1964)
Episode: Violence for Your Furs (1962)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.2
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Director: Alan Rafkin | Stars: Roger Smith, Edd Byrnes, Louis Quinn, Jacqueline Beer

Votes: 6

66. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)

Approved | 123 min | Action, Drama, Western

8.1
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A senator, who became famous for killing a notorious outlaw, returns for the funeral of an old friend and tells the truth about his deed.

Director: John Ford | Stars: James Stewart, John Wayne, Vera Miles, Lee Marvin

Votes: 56,692

67. 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: 2,464

68. The Untouchables (1959–1963)

50 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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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: 1,723

69. Hawaiian Eye (1959–1963)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.1
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Set against the beautiful tropical landscape of Honolulu, Hawaii, this series centered around the cases of Hawaiian Eye Private Investigations and the two handsome, slick, tough-guy ... See full summary »

Stars: Poncie Ponce, Connie Stevens, Douglas Mossman, Robert Conrad

Votes: 314

70. The Millionaire (1955–1960)

30 min | Drama

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

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

Votes: 324

71. Black Saddle (1959–1960)

30 min | Western

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After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer.

Stars: Peter Breck, Russell Johnson, Anna-Lisa, Keenan Wynn

Votes: 56

72. Racket Squad (1950– )

30 min | Crime, Drama

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

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

Votes: 70

73. The Law and Mr. Jones (1960–1962)

30 min | Drama

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Abraham Lincoln Jones is a lawyer assisted by his law clerk, young C.E. Carruthers, and his secretary Marsha Spear. His cases usually did not involve violence but rather "white collar" ... See full summary »

Stars: James Whitmore, Janet De Gore, Conlan Carter, Russ Brown

Votes: 26

74. The Virginian (1962–1971)
Episode: 50 Days to Moose Jaw (1962)

TV-PG | 75 min | Western

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An old cowhand and a "greenhorn" join the Shiloh hands for a cattle drive to Moose Jaw, Canada. The old and young cowhand plan a future of running cattle together. The story culminates with a sheriff looking for one of the 2 new friends.

Director: Maxwell Shane | Stars: Lee J. Cobb, Doug McClure, Gary Clarke, James Drury

Votes: 43

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

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

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

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

Votes: 52

76. The Fugitive (1963–1967)
Episode: Somebody to Remember (1964)

51 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

8.1
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Kimble's current boss, A warehouse owner with a terminal disease, wants to help Dr. Kimble by impersonating him, leading Lt. Gerald to the Country of Greece, and dying at sea.

Director: Jerry Hopper | Stars: David Janssen, Gilbert Roland, Madlyn Rhue, Barry Morse

Votes: 69

77. 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: 3,639

78. A Man Called Shenandoah (1965–1966)

30 min | Western

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A man shot and left for dead on the trail is found and revived. He has no recollection of his past and, calling himself Shenandoah, roams the West in search of his identity.

Stars: Robert Horton, Christopher Riordan, James Griffith, Gregory Walcott

Votes: 115

79. Checkmate (1960–1962)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Don Corey and Jed Sills operate Checkmate, Inc., a very high priced detective agency in San Francisco. Helping them protect the lives of their clients is British criminologist (once an Oxford professor) Carl Hyatt.

Stars: Anthony George, Doug McClure, Sebastian Cabot, Ken Lynch

Votes: 184

80. I Led 3 Lives (1953–1956)

30 min | Drama

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Herbert Philbrick was a young professional and pacifist in 1939 Boston. He joined an anti-war group and quickly found himself caught up in the secret world of underground communist activity... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Carlson, John Zaremba, Virginia Stefan, Ed Hinton

Votes: 93

81. Arrest and Trial (1963–1964)

90 min | Crime, Drama

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Los Angeles is where Sgt. Nick Anderson and his fellow officers work to keep the streets safe. After the arrest of the accused, attorney John Egan plans their defense while the prosecution is lead by Jerry Miller.

Stars: Ben Gazzara, Chuck Connors, Roger Perry, John Larch

Votes: 85

82. Chevron Hall of Stars (1956– )

Drama

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Stars: Don Taylor, James Whitmore, Ted de Corsia, Richard Reeves

Votes: 10

83. The Fugitive (1963–1967)
Episode: Fatso (1963)

51 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Kimble breaks jail with a friendly, slightly retarded young man, and finds out the man may have been falsely blamed for a crime he did not commit years ago.

Director: Ida Lupino | Stars: David Janssen, Jack Weston, Burt Brinckerhoff, Glenda Farrell

Votes: 85

84. The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (1954–1959)
Episode: Rin Tin Tin Meets Mister President (1955)

30 min | Adventure, Family, Western

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Director: Earl Bellamy | Stars: Lee Aaker, James Brown, Joe Sawyer, Tony Barrett

Votes: 5

85. You Are There (1953–1971)
Episode: The Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (October 26, 1881) (1955)

Drama, History

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Director: Bernard Girard | Stars: Tyler McVey, DeForest Kelley, Art Rease, Edward McNally

Votes: 5

86. Wagon Train (1957–1965)
Episode: The Levy-McGowan Story (1962)

60 min | Western

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When the Levy family joins the wagon train, the tranquility becomes less so as the fathers compete in checkers, young sons fight, and son and daughter fall in love. Lastly, a settler who tries to shake down the train to cross his property.

Director: Dick Moder | Stars: John McIntire, Frank McGrath, Terry Wilson, Denny Miller

Votes: 6

87. The Lone Ranger (1949–1957)

30 min | Western

7.9
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The adventures of the masked hero and his Native American partner.

Stars: Jay Silverheels, Clayton Moore, John Hart, Lane Bradford

Votes: 1,361

88. Tales of Wells Fargo (1957–1962)

60 min | Western

7.9
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Agent Jim Hardie shifts over its history from being mostly an agent helping Wells Fargo cope with badguys to being the owner of a ranch near San Francisco who still does some agent work.

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

Votes: 304

89. Sea Hunt (1958–1961)

30 min | Action, Adventure

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

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

Votes: 766

90. Hopalong Cassidy (1952–1954)

60 min | Western

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

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

Votes: 197

91. Broken Arrow (1956–1960)

30 min | Western

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Indian Agent Tom Jeffords makes friends with Chief Cochise, becoming a blood brother of the Apache. Together they fight white schemers and renegade Indians.

Stars: John Lupton, Michael Ansara, Steven Ritch, Steve Conte

Votes: 138

92. Riverboat (1959–1961)

60 min | Adventure, Western

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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: 124

93. Sam Benedict (1962–1963)

60 min | Drama

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

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

Votes: 37

94. Public Defender (1954– )

30 min | Crime, Drama

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Bart Matthews defends the poor and others who cannot afford an attorney. All episodes are based on actual cases from across the country.

Stars: Reed Hadley, John Close, Ben Welden, John Harmon

Votes: 42

95. Have Camera Will Travel (1956 TV Movie)

25 min | Comedy

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Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Paul Gilbert, Mike Connors, Barbara Lawrence, Charles Bronson

Votes: 12

96. Maverick (1957–1962)
Episode: Last Stop: Oblivion (1961)

60 min | Comedy, Western

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After being run out of town, Bart finds himself on a stagecoach with a group of passengers headed to Oblivion, a transfer station and inn run by the Lyme family. While waiting for the next ... See full summary »

Director: John Ainsworth | Stars: Jack Kelly, Suzanne Lloyd, Buddy Ebsen, Virginia Christine

Votes: 28

97. Have Gun - Will Travel (1957–1963)
Episode: Marshal of Sweetwater (1962)

Approved | 30 min | Western

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Paladin's old army scout buddy is now the town marshal with his own rules. He has become an overbearing tyrant. The new lady saloon owner challenges his authority and Paladin notices the marshal's one weakness- women.

Director: Jerry Hopper | Stars: Richard Boone, Kathie Browne, David White, Gordon Jones

Votes: 30

98. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Cowardly Lion (1961)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Tony Osgood is accused of killing a dentist helping treat a lion after the dentist is found dead at the zoo. His girlfriend working at the zoo had been sponsored to enter the US from Germany by the dentist who has a mysterious background.

Director: Arthur Marks | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, Ray Collins

Votes: 70

99. Science Fiction Theatre (1955–1957)
Episode: The Strange People at Pecos (1955)

30 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

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A high-strung radar operator is convinced that UFOs are following the test rockets he monitors at a secret facility in Pecos, New Mexico. His kids' new playmate, an odd little girl who ... See full summary »

Director: Eddie Davis | Stars: Truman Bradley, Arthur Franz, Doris Dowling, Barry Froner

Votes: 20

100. Rebel Without a Cause (1955)

PG-13 | 111 min | Drama

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A rebellious young man with a troubled past comes to a new town, finding friends and enemies.

Director: Nicholas Ray | Stars: James Dean, Natalie Wood, Sal Mineo, Jim Backus

Votes: 68,001