Highest Rated Titles With Dan Blocker


1. Sergeant Preston of the Yukon (1955–1958)
Episode: Underground Ambush (1957)

Action, Western

8.8
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Sgt. Preston travels to Goldport to discover the source of counterfeit currency. He goes undercover as a prospector and with Yukon King's help starts working on the case which puts his lady friend Sherry in danger.

Director: Eddie Dew | Stars: Dick Simmons, Yukon King, Kasey Rogers, Will J. White

Votes: 8

2. The Johnny Cash Show (1969–1971)

60 min | Music

8.7
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Stars: Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, The Statler Brothers, The Tennessee Three

Votes: 120

3. Telephone Time (1956–1958)

30 min | Drama

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

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

Votes: 87

4. The Rebel (1959–1961)
Episode: Johnny Yuma (1959)

Western

8.7
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Johnny Yuma returns home one year after the war's end to find a gang of thugs have extorted a local mine and murdered his father while his father's deputy and the rest of the town live in fear and despair.

Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: Nick Adams, John Carradine, Richard Bakalyan, Jeanette Nolan

Votes: 39

5. The Rifleman (1958–1963)
Episode: The Sister (1958)

30 min | Family, Western

8.7
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Mark introduces the pretty Rebecca Snipe to his father, and her two burly brothers are convinced that Lucas would be a fine husband for their sister. Meanwhile three gunmen plot to kill the rancher.

Director: Montgomery Pittman | Stars: Chuck Connors, Johnny Crawford, Paul Fix, Mort Mills

Votes: 59

6. Here's Hollywood (1960–1962)

30 min | Talk-Show

8.6
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Hollywood celebrities are interviewed, often at their homes.

Stars: Dean Miller, Helen O'Connell, Jack Linkletter, Joanne Jordan

Votes: 76

7. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: The Wish (1969)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.6
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Hoss takes two months of leave. He sees a little black boy steal a candle. He learns the boy wants the candle to make a wish. As he gets to know the boy and his family, he decides to try to help the family.

Director: Michael Landon | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Ossie Davis

Votes: 40

8. 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: 1,753

9. The Milton Berle Show (1966–1967)

60 min | Music, Comedy

8.5
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Amidst a huge publicity blitz by ABC-TV (including an iron-clad, long term contract) and considerable speculation as to whether he could win over the Baby Boomers as he had their parents, ... See full summary »

Stars: Milton Berle, Donna Loren, Irving Benson, Martha Raye

Votes: 74

10. Chevrolet's Bewitching Bonanza (1964)

6 min | Short, Biography

8.5
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The cast of Bewitched, Bonanza and The Man From U.N.C.L.E. outline the whole range of Chevrolet cars for 1965.

Stars: Dan Blocker, Lorne Greene, Michael Landon, Elizabeth Montgomery

Votes: 6

11. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: Kingdom of Fear (1971)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.5
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A delusional mining tycoon has the Cartwrights and Candy arrested on false trespassing charges and sentences them to slave labor at a gold mine.

Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, David Canary

Votes: 35

12. Cheyenne (1955–1963)
Episode: Land Beyond the Law (1957)

60 min | Western

8.5
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Arrested and accused of robbery in Lone Butte, Cheyenne escapes to clear his name. The only clues he has are the location of the gang's well-guarded hideout and that the killer was wearing an unusual gold lion's head belt buckle.

Director: Walter Doniger | Stars: Clint Walker, Andrew Duggan, Jennifer Howard, James Griffith

Votes: 35

13. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: The Trouble with Amy (1970)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.5
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Ben comes to the aid of Amy Wilder, an eccentric old woman and animal hoarder, when a scheming neighbor wants her declared incompetent so he can purchase her home and property.

Director: Leon Benson | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, David Canary

Votes: 40

14. 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

15. 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: 215

16. The Andy Williams Show (1962–1969)

60 min | Music

8.4
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Having hosted summer programs for three seasons before this, Andy Williams' program finally became a regular, year-round show. In addition to Andy, the program also featured numbers by a ... See full summary »

Stars: Andy Williams, Alan Osmond, Jay Osmond, Merrill Osmond

Votes: 131

17. Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (1958–1960)

60 min | Drama

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

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

Votes: 80

18. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: The Gentle Ones (1967)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.4
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When their parents died, Mark's older brother raised him at times like he was breaking a horse. Part because he was just a kid himself and others because he didn't know any better. But Mark... See full summary »

Director: Harry Harris | Stars: Lorne Greene, Michael Landon, Dan Blocker, Robert Walker Jr.

Votes: 40

19. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: The Lonely Man (1972)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.4
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In a rare episode with Hop Sing in the spotlight, the Cartwright's servant is panning for gold during a vacation when he falls in love with a white woman. The relationship blossoms into an ... See full summary »

Director: William F. Claxton | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Kelly Jean Peters

Votes: 40

20. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: The Stillness Within (1971)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.4
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Little Joe is blinded by an explosion and wallows in self-pity as he struggles to come to grips with his condition, which may be temporary or permanent. Ben hires a teacher from the ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Landon | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Mitch Vogel

Votes: 38

21. The Rifleman (1958–1963)

30 min | Family, Western

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

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

Votes: 2,384

22. Zorro (1957–1959)

30 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.3
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Don Diego de la Vega opposes the corrupt tyrants of Spanish California as the masked swordsman, Zorro.

Stars: Guy Williams, Gene Sheldon, Henry Calvin, Don Diamond

Votes: 2,296

23. The Red Skelton Hour (1951–2016)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy

8.3
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Long-running weekly show that spotlighted legendary comedian and beloved TV clown, Red Skelton. Each show featured comedy skits, gags and vignettes starring Skelton and guest performers.

Stars: Red Skelton, David Rose and His Orchestra, Art Gilmore, Tom Hansen Dancers

Votes: 754

24. The Dean Martin Show (1965–1974)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Music

8.3
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Dean Martin hosts, with several celebrities as guests. There are musical acts and comedy sketches that break down comedy, racial, and sexual barriers all at the same time.

Stars: Dean Martin, Sandahl Bergman, Dom DeLuise, Bob Newhart

Votes: 955

25. Valentine's Day (1964–1965)

30 min | Comedy

8.3
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Valentine Farrow works for O.D. Dunstall in a New York publishing house. He is young and single and constantly chased by women. While in the Army, he was saved by "Rocky" Sin, a ... See full summary »

Stars: Anthony Franciosa, Janet Waldo, Jack Soo, Jerry Hausner

Votes: 28

26. Drei mal neun (1970–1974)

Game-Show, Talk-Show

8.3
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Stars: Wim Thoelke, Rabea Hartmann, Gabi Schnelle, Vicco von Bülow

Votes: 15

27. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: Credit for a Kill (1966)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.3
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When it's unclear which of their two bullets, fired simultaneously, brought down a wanted horse thief, Little Joe allows his friend, rancher Morgan Tanner, to take the credit and claim the ... See full summary »

Director: William F. Claxton | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Don Collier

Votes: 31

28. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode 131 (1970)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.3
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Today on Sesame Street, Mr. Hooper accidentally spills some milk. Big Bird comforts him by assuring him in song that "Everyone Makes Mistakes". Later on, Oscar's grandmother, the ... See full synopsis »

Stars: Alan Arkin, Dan Blocker, Fran Brill, Carol Burnett

Votes: 13

29. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: He Was Only Seven (1972)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.3
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Jamie's 7-year-old friend, Jonah Morgan, is badly wounded when he and Jamie walk into the Virginia City Bank during a robbery by the evil Springer gang. The boy later dies of his injuries. Joe and Jamie accompany Jonah's grief-hardened, paraplegic grandfather on the hunt for Springer and his cronies.

Director: Michael Landon | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Mitch Vogel

Votes: 38

30. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: Hoss and the Leprechauns (1963)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.3
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Hoss scares a bear that has treed a green-clad little man, subsequently finds a buried strongbox filled with bags of gold dust and, when both the treasure and its owner disappear, ... See full summary »

Director: John Florea | Stars: Lorne Greene, Pernell Roberts, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon

Votes: 98

31. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: The Burning Sky (1968)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.3
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The Cartwrights hire a new bronc buster who brings along a new bride -- an Indian woman who a few locals just don't feel comfortable around. One neighbor in particular takes a dislike to ... See full summary »

Director: John Rich | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Dawn Wells

Votes: 38

32. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: The Legacy (1963)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.3
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When Ben goes missing and presumed dead after being shot by poachers he was hunting alone, his sons search for the seemingly likely suspects: three innocent ex-convicts who fear being so suspected.

Director: Bernard McEveety | Stars: Lorne Greene, Pernell Roberts, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon

Votes: 51

33. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: The Wormwood Cup (1967)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.3
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A pretty woman arrives by stage and places this Notice up: I will pay $1000 to the man who kills Joe Cartwright in a fair fight. When he finds out the story behind it, Joe tries to convince... See full summary »

Director: William F. Claxton | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Frank Overton

Votes: 32

34. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: To Die in Darkness (1968)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.3
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Candy and Ben are imprisoned in a mine for a month by a man set on revenge. Years before, the man was wrongly incarcerated by the testimony of Ben Cartwright.

Director: Michael Landon | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, James Whitmore

Votes: 39

35. Sesame Street (1969– )

TV-Y | 55 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.2
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On a special inner city street, the inhabitants, both human and puppet, teach preschool subjects with comedy, cartoons, games and songs.

Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Caroll Spinney, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 9,416

36. Cheyenne (1955–1963)

60 min | Western

8.2
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After the Civil War, nomadic adventurer Cheyenne Bodie roamed the west looking for fights, women, and bad guys to beat up. His job changed from episode to episode.

Stars: Clint Walker, Clyde Howdy, Chuck Hicks, Lane Chandler

Votes: 1,009

37. Henry Fonda and the Family (1962 TV Special)

60 min | Family

8.2
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Director: Bud Yorkin | Stars: Dan Blocker, Verna Felton, Henry Fonda, Kathryn Grant

Votes: 6

38. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: A Dream to Dream (1968)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.2
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Hoss gets to play 'Pa' to two children while he visits their home to buy horses from the children's father who spends more time in the Saloon than he does with his wife and children.

Director: William F. Claxton | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Julie Harris, Michael Landon

Votes: 40

39. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: All Ye His Saints (1965)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.2
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Little Michael Thorpe's father is accidentally shot and gravely injured. Believing that only God can save his father, and told by his Indian ranch hand that God lives on a mountain, Michael... See full summary »

Director: William F. Claxton | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Leif Erickson

Votes: 36

40. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: Blood Tie (1968)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.2
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Ben Cartwright finds himself in a fight for his life when he acts too late on his suspicion that there is more than meets the eye to an amiable, young drifter that Little Joe brought home to the Ponderosa.

Director: Seymour Robbie | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Robert Drivas

Votes: 34

41. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: Commitment at Angelus (1968)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.2
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While in the nearby town of Angeles to treat Candy's injured hand, Little Joe offers horse wrangling work to an out-of-work miner friend, Steve Regan. But, when a rearing horse accidentally... See full summary »

Director: Leon Benson | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Marj Dusay

Votes: 31

42. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: Dead Wrong (1969)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.2
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During a long ride back to the Ponderosa, thirsty Hoss and Candy stop at the Sunville saloon where Salty Hubbard, known for his tall tales and practical jokes, tells his cronies that Hoss ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Landon | Stars: Michael Landon, Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, David Canary

Votes: 36

43. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: Decision at Los Robles (1970)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.2
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While in Los Robles, Mexico, Ben is critically wounded by the town's cruel boss, John Walker. Ben manages to shoot and kill Walker, but now his son - the splitting image of his father - is ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Landon | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, David Canary

Votes: 36

44. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: My Friend, My Enemy (1969)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.2
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To prove Candy's innocence when he is accused of murder, Little Joe and Hoss must track down the only eye-witness to the incident... the Paiute Indian who was trying to steal Candy's horse.

Director: Leon Benson | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, John Saxon

Votes: 35

45. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: The Late Ben Cartwright (1968)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.2
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When an assassin's bullet strikes him down on the Ponderosa, Ben Cartwright decides to stay "dead" until he can find out who's behind the failed attempt...and why.

Director: Leon Benson | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Sidney Blackmer

Votes: 30

46. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: Warbonnet (1971)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.2
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Joe is caught in the middle of a bitter dispute between an aging Native American chief and the man who stole the Indian's warbonnet years ago as a saloon decoration.

Director: Arthur H. Nadel | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Mitch Vogel

Votes: 39

47. Maverick (1957–1962)

60 min | Comedy, Western

8.1
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Bret and Bart Maverick (and in later seasons, their English cousin, Beau) are well dressed gamblers who migrate from town to town always looking for a good game. Poker (five-card draw) is ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 1,902

48. Richard Diamond, Private Detective (1957–1960)

30 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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Richard Diamond is a suave private eye who, at first, walks the mean streets of New York, then later packs up and moves to Los Angeles, where he tools around in a convertible with a car ... See full summary »

Stars: David Janssen, Roxane Brooks, Russ Conway, Regis Toomey

Votes: 158

49. Colt .45 (1957–1960)

30 min | Western

8.1
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Christopher Colt was apparently a gun salesman but was in fact a government agent tracking down notorious bad guys. His cousin Sam took the lead when the studio had contract disputes with the original star.

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

Votes: 68

50. Troubleshooters (1959–1960)

30 min | Adventure

8.1
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Stars: Keenan Wynn, Bob Mathias, Robert Fortier, Forrest Compton

Votes: 28

51. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: A Girl Named George (1968)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.1
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Attorney Cato Troxell's is defending his brother against a murder charge. When he's found guilty, Cato threatens the judge in front of witnesses. When the judge is killed in his own barn, ... See full summary »

Director: Leon Benson | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Jack Albertson

Votes: 41

52. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: A Place to Hide (1972)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.1
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A friend of Ben's asks to stay at the Ponderosa for a time. Soon Ben discovers the woman is trying to plan a rendezvous with her husband who is a fugitive confederate soldier. Ben must decide where his loyalties lay.

Director: Herschel Daugherty | Stars: Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Lorne Greene, Mitch Vogel

Votes: 36

53. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: A Time to Step Down (1966)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.1
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Angered that his longtime friend, Ben Cartwright, would ask him to retire into easier work after 50 years of wrangling, aging ranch-hand Dan Tolliver falls in with two disgruntled drifters who plan to rob the Ponderosa payroll.

Director: Paul Henreid | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Ed Begley

Votes: 36

54. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: Blind Hunch (1971)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.1
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Civil War veteran Will Hewitt returns to Virginia City, blinded and determined to solve the mystery behind the death of his brother.

Director: Lewis Allen | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Mitch Vogel

Votes: 28

55. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: Found Child (1965)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.1
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Hoss finds a stagecoach whose passengers have been murdered, except for a little girl who is in a catatonic state due to shock. The Cartwrights take the girl in, hoping to find her ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph E. Black | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Eileen Baral

Votes: 44

56. Have Gun - Will Travel (1957–1963)
Episode: Gun Shy (1958)

Not Rated | 26 min | Western

8.1
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In order to collect the gift of a precious jade chess set, Paladin must first intercept the men who stole it from Hey Boy's family.

Director: Lamont Johnson | Stars: Richard Boone, Jeanette Nolan, Lisa Gaye, Corey Allen

Votes: 58

57. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: Justice Deferred (1967)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.1
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Not long after bad-tempered Frank Scott is hanged for murdering a young woman in a dark Virginia City alley, witness for the prosecution, Hoss Cartwright, sees a man in a Carson City saloon... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Mayer | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Simon Oakland

Votes: 36

58. Cheyenne (1955–1963)
Episode: Noose at Noon (1958)

60 min | Western

8.1
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When Cheyenne visits Jim O'Neil in Texas, he learns he is to hang the next day. Jim refuses to give Cheyenne any details nor did he defend himself at his trial. Against Jim's wishes, Cheyenne investigates the situation to save his friend.

Director: Howard W. Koch | Stars: Clint Walker, Theona Bryant, Robert Bray, Charles Quinlivan

Votes: 30

59. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: Sense of Duty (1967)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.1
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Ben militia troop is reactivated when the Paiute Indian Wabuska is captured and needs to be transported to the nearest fort. The Indians consider him to be a god which makes him very ... See full summary »

Director: William Witney | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, David Canary

Votes: 31

60. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: The Ballerina (1965)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.1
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A crippled former ballet dancer falls in love while teaching classical dance to the daughter of a traveling violinist, wants to help her audition for the San Francisco ballet but meets ... See full summary »

Director: Don McDougall | Stars: Lorne Greene, Michael Landon, Dan Blocker, Pernell Roberts

Votes: 51

61. Wagon Train (1957–1965)
Episode: The Dora Gray Story (1958)

60 min | Western

8.1
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Dora Gray has made some poor choices in her life. Just wanting to get to San Francisco, her latest one involves someone who sells army guns to the Indians and Flint finds himself right in the middle of it.

Director: Arnold Laven | Stars: Ward Bond, Robert Horton, Linda Darnell, John Carradine

Votes: 31

62. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: The Flapjack Contest (1965)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.1
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Intending to confront the card-shark who he believes bushwhacked and robbed him, Little Joe instead decides to get his money back by betting the shady gambler that big brother Hoss will win... See full summary »

Director: William F. Claxton | Stars: Lorne Greene, Pernell Roberts, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon

Votes: 42

63. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: The Love Child (1970)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

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Old-school Zach Randolph refuses to make amends with his gravely ill daughter, Etta, because her son had been born out of wedlock. Joe risks his family's friendship with the Randolphs to set the stubborn old man straight.

Director: Michael Landon | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Mitch Vogel

Votes: 36

64. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: The Other Son (1965)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.1
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Clint Watson and his two sons are hired by Ben Cartwright to deliver nitroglycerin to Virginia City. The journey entails hardship, recrimination and tragedy.

Director: William F. Claxton | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Ed Begley

Votes: 40

65. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: The Passing of a King (1968)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.1
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Ben sells a prize bull to an old friend, whose unscrupulous son has taken charge of the ranch from his father. The son double-crosses Ben over the agreed price of the bull, only offering to... See full summary »

Director: Leon Benson | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Jeremy Slate

Votes: 28

66. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: The Price of Salt (1968)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.1
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The salt bed is now exhausted and the only supply left is in a warehouse and controlled by its new owner. Since everyone needs the salt and they need it now or their cattle will die, the ... See full summary »

Director: Leon Benson | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Kim Hunter

Votes: 38

67. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: The Saddle Stiff (1972)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.1
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Cactus Murphy, an embittered ranch whom Ben fired, suggests that the Cartwright patriarch is getting a little old to "put in a real week's work." Ben's response: Take a job under the ... See full summary »

Director: William F. Claxton | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Mitch Vogel

Votes: 31

68. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: To Stop a War (1969)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.1
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Joe's old friend, Dan Logan, is hired as a range detective to stop a cattle rustling outbreak. While the usual problems arise, Logan's job is jeopardized when a ruthless rancher shoots a ... See full summary »

Director: Leon Benson | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, David Canary

Votes: 33

69. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: Tommy (1966)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.1
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The Cartwrights protect a deaf-mute boy and his mother from his outlaw stepfather.

Director: William Witney | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Janet De Gore

Votes: 36

70. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: Twilight Town (1963)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.1
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Little Joe is attacked by outlaws, but finds that his biggest challenge is fighting his way through the secrets of a town shrouded in mystery.

Director: John Florea | Stars: Lorne Greene, Pernell Roberts, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon

Votes: 93

71. 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: 3,813

72. Laugh-In (1967–1973)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Music

8.0
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The original rapid fire sketch comedy show.

Stars: Dan Rowan, Dick Martin, Ruth Buzzi, Gary Owens

Votes: 1,909

73. The Sheriff of Cochise (1956–1959)

30 min | Crime, Western

8.0
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While this sounds like a western, THE SHERIFF OF COCHISE was a contemporary police drama set in Cochise County, AZ. Stories seemed to be strangely similar to HIGHWAY PATROL, emphasizing ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 53

74. Jefferson Drum (1958–1959)

30 min | Western

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

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

Votes: 19

75. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Alarm at Pleasant Valley (1956)

TV-PG | 30 min | Western

8.0
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While on the way back to Dodge, Matt and Chester help homesteaders besieged by Indians.

Director: Ted Post | Stars: James Arness, Dennis Weaver, Lew Brown, Helen Wallace

Votes: 61

76. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: Different Pines, Same Wind (1968)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.0
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Little Joe devises a mission to claim some government land that would impede deforestation by a timber baron. He encounters a cantankerous old lady living on the land and Joe finds she is reluctant to file a claim.

Director: Leon Benson | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, David Canary

Votes: 37

77. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: Enter Thomas Bowers (1964)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.0
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A famous Italian opera singer is invited to sing at the local Virginia City opera house. One snag: he may resemble on paper a runaway slave they were just notified about; and some of the townspeople want him arrested or worse.

Director: Murray Golden | Stars: Lorne Greene, Pernell Roberts, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon

Votes: 64

78. Laugh-In (1967–1973)
Episode: Episode #3.22 (1970)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Music

8.0
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Director: Mark Warren | Stars: Dan Rowan, Dick Martin, Ruth Buzzi, Gary Owens

Votes: 8

79. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode 170 (1971)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.0
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Stars: Dan Blocker, Lorne Greene, Michael Landon, Robert Rauffer

Votes: 8

80. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: Five Sundowns to Sunup (1965)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.0
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Ben is appointed temporary sheriff after Sheriff Coffee is injured while bringing in one of the Lassiter boys, who has been sentenced to hang. Elizabeth Lassiter, bitter ever since the ... See full summary »

Director: Gerd Oswald | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Marie Windsor

Votes: 34

81. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: For a Young Lady (1971)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.0
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Jamie's friend Carrie Sturgis, herself an orphan, is the subject of a heated custody battle between her scheming aunt and uncle, Gifford and Vella Owens, and her gravely ill grandfather. ... See full summary »

Director: Don Richardson | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Mitch Vogel

Votes: 30

82. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: Joe Cartwright, Detective (1967)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.0
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After Joe gets hooked on detective novels, he becomes suspicious of two strangers in town, and enlists Hoss's help to convince the deputy, and Ben, that they really are robbers, before it's too late.

Director: William F. Claxton | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Mort Mills

Votes: 41

83. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: Journey Remembered (1963)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.0
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Ben finds Hoss in the barn waiting for a mare to be born. Ben can't help but remember that's how Hoss' mother was. He then finds an old journal wherein he wrote down their trek West. While ... See full summary »

Director: Irving J. Moore | Stars: Lorne Greene, Pernell Roberts, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon

Votes: 44

84. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: Judgement at Red Creek (1967)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.0
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A marshal's brother is shot by two men who held up the stage depot. Little Joe joins the posse who follows the trail left by those men. They come upon two men who say they didn't do it but ... See full summary »

Director: William F. Claxton | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, John Ireland

Votes: 29

85. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: Old Sheba (1964)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.0
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After Hoss injures traveling circus wrestler, Bearcat Sampson, during an exhibition match, he and manager, Little Joe, agree that Hoss will take the Bearcat's place in the ring while he ... See full summary »

Director: John Florea | Stars: Lorne Greene, Pernell Roberts, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon

Votes: 43

86. Tales of Wells Fargo (1957–1962)
Episode: Renegade Raiders (1957)

30 min | Western

8.0
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Jim goes undercover as a trainee for Wells Fargo to try and find out who is supplying renegade Indians with the guns they are using on their murderous raids. Something is strange with the Cheyenne stealing money for which they have no use.

Director: George Waggner | Stars: Dale Robertson, Denver Pyle, Francis McDonald, George Chandler

Votes: 21

87. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: Springtime (1961)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.0
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When their spring-fever antics injure miserly businessman, Jedediah Milbank, requiring recuperation at the Ponderosa, Ben orders each of his sons to carry out one of Mr. Milbank's seemingly... See full summary »

Director: Christian Nyby | Stars: Pernell Roberts, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Lorne Greene

Votes: 56

88. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: The Honor of Cochise (1961)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.0
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The Cartwrights must try to get help for Adam, seriously wounded by an Apache bullet, and find out why Cochise and his warriors have threatened to kill them all if they don't hand over an army captain taking refuge in their trail camp.

Director: Don McDougall | Stars: Lorne Greene, Pernell Roberts, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon

Votes: 57

89. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: The Prisoners (1971)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.0
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Little Joe helps an old-time sheriff escort cunning outlaw Hank Simmons to jail. The crafty Simmons kills the sheriff and injures Joe, but Joe turns out to always be one step ahead of Simmons.

Director: William F. Claxton | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Mitch Vogel

Votes: 32

90. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: The Trackers (1968)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.0
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The Virginia City bank is robbed and a clerk killed. Cully Maco, just released from prison, is the only suspect. When the posse catches up to him, he claims he didn't know about the latest ... See full summary »

Director: Marc Daniels | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, David Canary

Votes: 30

91. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: The Trouble with Jamie (1966)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.0
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Ben's cousin Matthew visits the Ponderosa, along with his ward Elizabeth and his son Jamie. Jamie is a spoiled and arrogant brat who constantly insults both his father and the Cartwrights. ... See full summary »

Director: R.G. Springsteen | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Michael Burns

Votes: 40

92. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: Thunder Man (1963)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.0
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While Ann Wilson and her Uncle Fred are en route to her boyfriend Joe's birthday party, Fred suffers a sudden stroke and is rendered unconscious. A man claiming to be a Good Samaritan stops... See full summary »

Director: Lewis Allen | Stars: Lorne Greene, Pernell Roberts, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon

Votes: 54

93. 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 bad guys, 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: 344

94. The Rebel (1959–1961)

30 min | Western

7.9
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After the end of the American Civil War, a former Confederate Army private roams the Wild West and, as a rogue drifter, gets involved in helping out various settlers threatened by various bad guys.

Stars: Nick Adams, Chuck Hamilton, Sid Troy, Ross Sturlin

Votes: 344

95. Cimarron City (1958–1960)

60 min | Western

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

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

Votes: 107

96. V.I.P.-Schaukel (1971– )

60 min | Documentary

7.9
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Stars: Margret Dünser, Carroll Righter, Prince Philip, Rhonda Fleming

Votes: 82

97. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: A Home for Jamie (1971)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

7.9
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Ben begins the process to adopt Jamie as his son, but the process is complicated when Jamie's maternal grandfather, Paris Callahan, comes forward wanting custody. Ben must bear the ... See full summary »

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Mitch Vogel

Votes: 35

98. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: A Man to Admire (1964)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

7.9
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Knocked unconscious and framed for the murder of scheming rancher, Flint Durfee, Hoss Cartwright refuses his father's expensive lawyer and trusts his defense to new friend Whit Parker, a ... See full summary »

Director: John Florea | Stars: Lorne Greene, Pernell Roberts, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon

Votes: 42

99. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: A Real Nice, Friendly Little Town (1966)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

7.9
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Special Deputy Hoss goes in search of the gunman who shot Little Joe, tangling with testy townsfolk, two crafty brothers, and their mother, who is more interested in protecting her sons than seeing justice done.

Director: Herman Hoffman | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Louise Latham

Votes: 44

100. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: Any Friend of Walter's (1963)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

7.9
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Attacked by outlaws, Hoss takes cover in a prospector's shack with the old prospector and with Walter, the old man's surprisingly communicative dog.

Director: John Florea | Stars: Lorne Greene, Pernell Roberts, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon

Votes: 78