Highest Rated Titles With David Butler


1. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)

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

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

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

Votes: 50,344

2. High Society Blues (1930)

102 min | Musical, Romance

8.9
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When the high class Divine family meet the newly rich Grangers from Iowa as neighbors in New York and Eleanor Divine is attracted to Eddie Granger instead of the aristocratic pairing her ... See full summary »

Director: David Butler | Stars: Janet Gaynor, Charles Farrell, William Collier Sr., Hedda Hopper

Votes: 10

3. 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: 89

4. Wagon Train (1957–1965)
Episode: The Bernal Sierra Story (1958)

60 min | Western

8.7
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Revolutionary Bernal Sierra joins the train finding the wife of his dead friend married to Casey Reardon who sold guns to the Mexican revolutionaries. Bernal is suspicious of Casey, his brothers, and Perdita over missing gold.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Ward Bond, Robert Horton, Gilbert Roland, Charlita

Votes: 18

5. 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: 141

6. 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: 239

7. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Beaver the Magician (1959)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.5
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Bengie thinks Larry Mondello magically turned Beaver into a rock.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 49

8. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Beaver's Autobiography (1962)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.4
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Beaver encourages pretty classmate Betsy Carter's crush on him to get her to help him write his autobiography for a school assignment; but when Betsy finds out that Beaver has been calling ... See full summary »

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 33

9. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: June's Birthday (1959)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.4
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Not wanting to hurt Beaver's feelings when he gives her a tacky blouse for her birthday, loving mother June promises Beaver that she will wear the blouse to a mother's club tea. But June ... See full summary »

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 44

10. Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (1963–1967)
Episode: The Seven Little Foys (1964)

60 min | Adventure, Drama, Comedy

8.4
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After the young wife of vaudevillian Eddie Foy passes away, he incorporates their seven children into the act and takes it on the road.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Eddie Foy Jr., Alan Osmond, Wayne Osmond, Merrill Osmond

Votes: 5

11. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Wally's Big Date (1961)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.4
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Eddie tricks Wally into taking a tall girl to a school dance.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 39

12. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Wally's Practical Joke (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.4
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After Lumpy Rutherford puts exploding smoke bombs in Wally's and Eddie's cars, Eddie coaxes Wally into retaliating against Lumpy with their own practical joke. But real damage is done to ... See full summary »

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 35

13. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: A Night in the Woods (1962)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.3
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When their week-end dating plans are ruined by Wally's promise to take Beaver and his buddies camping, Lumpy and Eddie connive to free up their pal by trying to scare the young campers into coming home early.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 37

14. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Beaver Finds a Wallet (1960)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.3
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Beaver and his friend Larry Mondello find a lost wallet stuffed with money, turn it in to the police station and hope that no one claims it so they can split the loot.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 41

15. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Beaver and Andy (1960)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.3
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A middle-aged man named Andy stops by the Cleavers seeking work as a handyman. Ward agrees to hire his friend, despite June's concerns that Andy is an alcoholic and may influence Wally and Beaver.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 41

16. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Double Date (1962)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.3
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Wally and Beaver arrange a double date with two sisters who are new to town, but unforeseen problems arise.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 38

17. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Substitute Father (1961)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.3
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Wally takes his responsibility seriously when he is left in charge of the Cleaver household while Ward is in St. Louis on a business trip but isn't sure he can fill his father's shoes when ... See full summary »

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 34

18. Wagon Train (1957–1965)
Episode: The Bill Tawnee Story (1958)

60 min | Western

8.3
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Bill Tawnee served his country heroically. When Major Adams recognizes him on the trail and sees he is unable to wake, he asks his wife to join his wagon train even though there is plenty of anti-Indian sentiment afloat.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Ward Bond, Robert Horton, Macdonald Carey, Joy Page

Votes: 24

19. The Quarterback (1926)

Passed | 80 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

8.2
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Elmer Stone, quarterback of the 1899 Colton College football team vows to remain a student until Colton beats its biggest rival, State University. Twenty-seven years later, Elmer is still ... See full summary »

Director: Fred C. Newmeyer | Stars: Richard Dix, Esther Ralston, Harry Beresford, David Butler

Votes: 6

20. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Beaver Makes a Loan (1959)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.2
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Beaver is forced to break his promise to bring home the change from the dollar his dad gave him to buy a 25 cent notebook after his unreliable pal, Larry Mondello, takes the money to buy a ... See full summary »

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 33

21. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Beaver's Pigeons (1959)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.2
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When Beaver gets sick with the chicken pox, Wally takes care of his new pigeons. Then he ends up having to take care of Larry's, too.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 33

22. Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)
Episode: No Second Helping (1957)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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A wife finds a letter in the pocket of her suave husband and learns he's been seeing a young woman. She suspects he's been cheating, but he says she's the daughter of an friend and simply ... See full summary »

Director: David Butler | Stars: Myrna Loy, Tom Helmore, Jill St. John, Molly Glessing

Votes: 6

23. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: No Time for Babysitters (1961)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.2
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Beaver tries to hide from his friends the fact that he still has to have a babysitter when Wally and his parents are gone.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 33

24. Wagon Train (1957–1965)
Episode: The Sally Potter Story (1958)

60 min | Western

8.2
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Sally Potter hitches a ride on the wagon train but being pretty helps and hurts her. Someone she knew catches up to the train and wants to remind her of who she is and where she came from, possibly ruining what she wants for her future.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Ward Bond, Robert Horton, Vanessa Brown, Lyle Bettger

Votes: 24

25. The Rush Hour (1928)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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Add a Plot

Director: E. Mason Hopper | Stars: Marie Prevost, Harrison Ford, Seena Owen, David Butler

Votes: 16

26. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Beaver on TV (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.1
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Beaver's classmates and family plan to watch him "live" when he is chosen to appear as a panelist on the popular TV show "Teen Age Forum". But when everyone, including Beaver, misses an ... See full summary »

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 47

27. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Beaver's Fear (1962)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.1
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Beaver is reluctant to go to the amusement park with Wally and the older boys after Richard and Whitey tell him how scary the roller coaster ride is.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 37

28. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Beaver's Jacket (1962)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.1
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Ward finds out first hand why his youngest son's middle name is trouble just by giving his permission for the Beaver to buy an expensive leather jacket just like the one he admired on his friend Richard.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 26

29. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Beaver's Laundry (1962)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.1
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Wally comes to the rescue after Beaver lets his pal Richard do the Rickover family laundry in the Cleaver washing machine, "bailing" the inexperienced younger boys out when laundry day turns into soapy mayhem.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 27

30. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Beaver's Typewriter (1962)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.1
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Beaver finds that learning to type on his new typewriter is harder than it looks and is once again reminded that accepting help from Eddie Haskell is never...ever...a good idea.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 26

31. Wagon Train (1957–1965)
Episode: The Dick Richardson Story (1958)

60 min | Western

8.1
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When the wagon horses start to die of a disease, Adams is forced to send two men who are feuding to buy new horses with his emergency money. One of the men's horse returns without him making Adams wonder if he made a mistake.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Ward Bond, Robert Horton, John Ericson, Betty Lynn

Votes: 12

32. Wagon Train (1957–1965)
Episode: The Jess MacAbee Story (1959)

60 min | Western

8.1
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Flint, scouting ahead of the wagon train, is in search of fresh meat. With prospects none too good he comes upon a hidden paradise, green and lush and offering far more than he expected especially for a single man.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Ward Bond, Robert Horton, Andy Devine, Glenda Farrell

Votes: 38

33. Wagon Train (1957–1965)
Episode: The Kitty Allbright Story (1961)

60 min | Western

8.1
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Kitty Albright is a registered nurse who's stagecoach is attacked and destroyed. Flint agrees to let her use her new skill on the wagon train. She quickly becomes disturbed at the lack of hygiene and health in general around the train.

Director: David Butler | Stars: John McIntire, Robert Horton, Polly Bergen, Terry Wilson

Votes: 14

34. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: The Merchant Marine (1962)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.1
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Angry with his dad for taking his car keys away, Lumpy Rutherford decides to secretly join the Merchant Marine Corp and has the enlistment information sent to the Cleaver's address instead ... See full summary »

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 29

35. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: The Yard Birds (1962)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.1
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Wally and Beaver reluctantly give up their Saturday morning to clean the yard, miss the garbage man's pick-up deadline and go from the frying pan into the fire when they trust Eddie Haskell... See full summary »

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 33

36. Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages (1916)

Not Rated | 197 min | Drama, History

8.0
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The story of a poor young woman, separated by prejudice from her husband and baby, is interwoven with tales of intolerance from throughout history.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Lillian Gish, Douglas Fairbanks, Mae Marsh, Robert Harron

Votes: 11,528

37. Ali Baba Goes to Town (1937)

Approved | 81 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

8.0
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A movie company is doing the Arabian Nights when a hobo enters their camp, falls asleep and dreams he's back in Baghdad as advisor to the Sultan. In a spoof of Rosevelt's New Deal, he ... See full summary »

Director: David Butler | Stars: Eddie Cantor, Tony Martin, Roland Young, June Lang

Votes: 432

38. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Larry Hides Out (1960)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.0
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Larry hides in Wally and Beaver's bathroom after his mother embarrasses him in front of Beaver.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 44

39. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Larry's Club (1960)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.0
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Beaver regrets joining the secret "Bloody Fives" club without his friend Larry when he finds out that Larry has joined an even more secret club, "The Fiends".

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 27

40. The Patty Duke Show (1963–1966)
Episode: Patty the Master Builder (1965)

TV-G | Comedy, Family, Music

8.0
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Patty mistakenly believes that Ross wishes to participate in a midget car race, so she dutifully proceeds, with Cathy's help, to build a car for Ross.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Patty Duke, William Schallert, Jean Byron, Paul O'Keefe

Votes: 11

41. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Sweatshirt Monsters (1962)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.0
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Beaver and his friends buy fad "monster" sweatshirts and agree to wear them to school on the same day but Beaver is the only one who manages to sneak out of his house in the gruesome attire... See full summary »

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 42

42. 77 Sunset Strip (1958–1964)
Episode: The Grandma Caper (1959)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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An eccentric (Frances Bavier) spends her days happily shoplifting from her own stores. A business manager has hired Spencer to monitor her fearing her need for thrills might endanger her credibility to sign on an upcoming big money deal.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Roger Smith, Edd Byrnes, Frances Bavier

Votes: 14

43. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Wally Buys a Car (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.0
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Ward's offer to help Wally pay for the high cost of automobile insurance hinges on several conditions, including the concerned dad having final say on the excited, but naive, teen's choice of used car.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 37

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

60 min | Adventure, Drama, Comedy

7.9
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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: 119

45. Buckskin (1958–1959)

30 min | Western

7.9
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Annie O'Connell's boarding house in Buckskin, Montana, in 1880, is the setting for dramas unfolding for travelers and townies alike. Stories are seen through the eyes of 10-year-old Jody.

Stars: Tom Nolan, Sally Brophy, Mike Road, Orville Sherman

Votes: 28

46. 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

47. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Beaver Joins a Record Club (1962)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.9
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To teach his youngest son the importance of a budget, Ward lets Beaver join a record club; but the real lesson in financial responsibility comes after Wally's warnings to return the weekly ... See full summary »

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 30

48. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Beaver and Violet (1960)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.9
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The Cleaver's and the Rutherford's picnic day turns into embarrassment for Beaver when a snapshot of Violet kissing him on the cheek appears on the cover of Ward's company magazine.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 39

49. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Box Office Attraction (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.9
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Wally falls hard for the pretty ticket taker at the movie theater. When he takes her out on a date, he finds she is not as nice as he thought.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 47

50. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: The All-Night Party (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.9
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Wally gets his parents permission to attend his all-night high school graduation party but finds that, if he wants to take his new girlfriend with him, he must make a good impression on her... See full summary »

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 42

51. The Patty Duke Show (1963–1966)
Episode: The Greatest Psychologist in the World (1964)

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

7.9
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Patty gets invited to a college prom but her parents won't let her attend. Taking Cathy's advice, she decides to use a little psychology to get her way.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Patty Duke, William Schallert, Jean Byron, Paul O'Keefe

Votes: 9

52. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: The Hypnotist (1960)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.9
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Rascally Eddie Haskell pretends to be Beaver's hypnotized slave.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 28

53. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Wally's Play (1960)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.9
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Wally considers it an honor to be inducted into a popular school club but has second thoughts when he finds out what his part will be in the club's annual play.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 32

54. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Weekend Invitation (1961)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.9
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Wally must decide whether or not to tell his parents when he learns that a week-end party with friends at a lakeside cabin will be unchaperoned.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 36

55. 77 Sunset Strip (1958–1964)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Stu Bailey and Jeff Spencer were the wisecracking, womanizing private detective heroes of this Warner Brothers drama. Stu and Jeff worked out of an office located at 77 Sunset Strip in Los ... See full summary »

Stars: Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Roger Smith, Edd Byrnes, Jacqueline Beer

Votes: 839

56. 7th Heaven (1927)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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A street cleaner saves a young woman's life, and the pair slowly fall in love until war intervenes.

Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Janet Gaynor, Charles Farrell, Albert Gran, David Butler

Votes: 2,330

57. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Live dramatic shows featuring Hollywood stars. Initially, the show was a 30-minute weekly show but when it moved to NBC in August 1954, the show was extended to 60-minutes and the plays ... See full summary »

Stars: Ken Carpenter, Jay Jackson, Otto Kruger, Gordon MacRae

Votes: 70

58. Camp Runamuck (1965– )

22 min | Comedy

7.8
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Summer-camp high jinks.

Stars: David Ketchum, Arch Johnson, Dave Madden, Nina Wayne

Votes: 50

59. The Adventures of Kathlyn (1913)

Adventure

7.8
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Director: Francis J. Grandon | Stars: Kathlyn Williams, Charles Clary, Horace B. Carpenter, Lafe McKee

Votes: 5

60. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Beaver's Football Award (1962)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.8
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Beaver stubbornly refuses to put on a suit for his school's father and son football awards banquet after he and the other team members secretly agree to wear casual clothes to the formal event.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 39

61. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Lumpy's Car Trouble (1962)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.8
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Wally breaks the rules for borrowing the family car.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 28

62. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: The Credit Card (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.8
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Showing off his new credit card, Eddie Haskell foots the bill for a new battery when Wally's car breaks down on the way home from a school function. Wally pays Eddie the cash to cover the ... See full summary »

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 34

63. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: The Younger Brother (1962)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.8
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When Ward urges Beaver to follow in Wally's footsteps and become the next Cleaver basketball star, Beaver tries out for the City Park basketball team. But Beaver finds he lacks his older ... See full summary »

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 29

64. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Uncle Billy's Visit (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.8
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June isn't sure it's a good idea when eccentric Uncle Billy comes to stay with the boys while she and Ward spend the week-end at the lake with friends. But when Beaver is caught trying to ... See full summary »

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 40

65. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Wally's Car (1961)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.8
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Wally buys his first car, a non-running jalopy which becomes a blight on the neighborhood.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 28

66. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Farewell to Penny (1962)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.7
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Beaver learns a girl he fights with is moving out of town.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 34

67. Wagon Train (1957–1965)
Episode: The Jim Bridger Story (1961)

60 min | Western

7.7
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An Army general announces he is taking over the wagon train and requiring all members to act as soldiers in helping him rescue a trapped cavalry garrison of 120 men who are otherwise likely... See full summary »

Director: David Butler | Stars: Robert Horton, John McIntire, Karl Swenson, John Doucette

Votes: 12

68. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Ward's Golf Clubs (1962)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.7
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Beaver scurries to replace his dad's driver after a swing at a golf ball results in a headless club, unaware that Ward had broken it himself earlier that morning.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 36

69. 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: 5,001

70. Wagon Train (1957–1965)

75 min | Western

7.6
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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: 1,793

71. Daniel Boone (1964–1970)

60 min | Adventure, History, Western

7.6
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Frontier hero Daniel Boone conducts surveys and expeditions around Boonesborough, running into both friendly and hostile Indians, just before and during the Revolutionary War.

Stars: Fess Parker, Patricia Blair, Darby Hinton, Dal McKennon

Votes: 1,189

72. 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: 337

73. Overland Trail (1960– )

60 min | Western

7.6
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The adventures of a crusty superintendent for the Overland Stage Co. and his young sidekick as they try to keep the stage routes safe.

Stars: William Bendix, Doug McClure, Harry Guardino, Sean McClory

Votes: 40

74. Should Second Husbands Come First? (1927)

20 min | Short, Comedy

7.6
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Add a Plot

Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Max Davidson, David Butler, Lillian Elliott, Spec O'Donnell

Votes: 22

75. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Nobody Loves Me (1962)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.6
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Feeling picked-on and ignored, Beaver believes his buddy, Richard, who tells him he's reached the age when his parents have stopped loving him because he's awkward and ugly.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 26

76. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Tell It to Ella (1962)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.6
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When he is punished for staying out too late on a school night, Beaver writes a letter to popular advice columnist "Ella" hoping that a sympathetic response from her will convince his parents that he is being treated unfairly.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 34

77. The Patty Duke Show (1963–1966)

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

7.5
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Cathy Lane, teen-aged daughter of a globe-trotting journalist, comes to live at the home of her uncle, a newspaper editor in New York City. Curiously, Cathy is the spitting image of her ... See full summary »

Stars: Patty Duke, Jean Byron, William Schallert, Paul O'Keefe

Votes: 850

78. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Beaver and Ivanhoe (1960)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.5
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When Beaver's teacher Miss Landers assigns the class a book to read Ward suggests Ivanhoe, one of his favorite boyhood books. Impressed by the tale of knighthood, Beaver forms his own knight club and sets out to defend his neighborhood.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 31

79. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Beaver's Cat Problem (1961)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.5
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When Beaver feeds a neighbor's wandering cat and the cat keeps coming back for more, the Cleavers think of a creative way to make the cat stay in his own yard.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 24

80. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Brother vs. Brother (1962)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.5
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Beaver feels betrayed when the first girl he ever wanted to bring home after school falls for big brother Wally as soon as they get there.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 29

81. The Deputy (1959–1961)
Episode: Powder Keg (1959)

30 min | Western

7.5
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Heck Ransom and his men capture Tom Deaver, a notorious renegade wanted for supplying gunpowder to the Apaches. Heck's journey to Prescott with his prisoner is endangered when a garrulous ... See full summary »

Director: David Butler | Stars: Henry Fonda, Allen Case, Wallace Ford, Betty Lou Keim

Votes: 6

82. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Summer in Alaska (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.5
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When Eddie Haskell's uncle gets his nephew a summer job on a commercial fishing boat in Alaska, Eddie makes it sound so exciting that Wally and Lumpy want to go too...until Eddie's ... See full summary »

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 32

83. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: The Tooth (1959)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.5
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While Beaver and his small toothache wait for the results of a dental X-ray, he's convinced that he will soon have a painful experience after mean-spirited Lumpy Rutherford tells him that, ... See full summary »

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 26

84. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Wally Stays at Lumpy's (1962)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.5
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Wally and the Beaver arrange each other's overnight plans without telling Ward and June.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 29

85. Screen Directors Playhouse (1955–1956)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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Presented by Eastman Kodak, the program was a series of original scripts directed by acclaimed directors and featuring well known performers. The stories ranged from musicals to comedies and dramas.

Stars: Arthur Q. Bryan, Bill Erwin, Macdonald Carey, George Sanders

Votes: 97

86. Daniel Boone (1964–1970)
Episode: The Devil's Four (1965)

60 min | Adventure, History, Western

7.4
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Yadkin rounds up and secures the release of four criminals who must now assist Daniel in transporting wagons of weapons from the Carolinas to Kentucky across turf ruled by a merciless criminal gang.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Fess Parker, Albert Salmi, Ed Ames, Whit Bissell

Votes: 9

87. Wagon Train (1957–1965)
Episode: The Maud Frazer Story (1961)

60 min | Western

7.4
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Maud Frazer takes command of her wagon train after all the men are killed. Flint tries to dissuade Maud from going through hostile Indian country where there is gold.. She proceeds anyway but is forced to change plans.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Robert Horton, John McIntire, Frank McGrath, Barbara Stanwyck

Votes: 21

88. Overland Trail (1960– )
Episode: West of Boston (1960)

60 min | Western

7.4
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Fred Kelly agrees to get Flip's pretty fiancée a job as a schoolteacher if the young man will forge a new stagecoach route to called Mesa Flats. The arduous journey to the boomtown, during ... See full summary »

Director: David Butler | Stars: William Bendix, Doug McClure, Guy Mitchell, Carolyn Craig

Votes: 5

89. Calamity Jane (1953)

Approved | 101 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.3
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The story of Calamity Jane, her saloon, and her romance with Wild Bill Hickok.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Doris Day, Howard Keel, Allyn Ann McLerie, Philip Carey

Votes: 6,720

90. Road to Morocco (1942)

Not Rated | 82 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.3
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Two carefree castaways on a desert shore find an Arabian Nights city, where they compete for the luscious Princess Shalmar.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Anthony Quinn

Votes: 4,329

91. Bright Eyes (1934)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.3
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An orphaned girl is taken in by a snobbish family at the insistence of their rich, crotchety uncle, even as her devoted aviator godfather fights for custody.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Shirley Temple, James Dunn, Jane Darwell, Judith Allen

Votes: 1,651

92. Thank Your Lucky Stars (1943)

Approved | 127 min | Comedy, Musical

7.3
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Two producers are putting together a wartime charity show with an all-star cast but the egotism of radio personality Eddie Cantor disrupts their plans.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Eddie Cantor, Dennis Morgan, Humphrey Bogart, Bette Davis

Votes: 1,253

93. Arizona Express (1924)

70 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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A man is framed for the murder of his uncle, a bank president, and sentenced to hang. His sister and a mail clerk who's helping her discover information that may clear him, but they have to... See full summary »

Director: Tom Buckingham | Stars: Pauline Starke, Evelyn Brent, Anne Cornwall, Harold Goodwin

Votes: 13

94. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Beaver the Babysitter (1962)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.3
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Beaver is happy to free Wally up for a date by offering to babysit for the Murdock's five-year-old boy, Chuckie, until he finds out that he'll be sitting with Chuckie's ten-year-old sister, Patty, instead.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 35

95. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Beaver's First Date (1961)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.3
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Beaver's dread turns to relief when he learns Wally is picked to chaperon his first dance...with a girl!...and knows he can depend on his savvy older brother for much needed advice.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 31

96. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Beaver's Team (1960)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.3
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When Wally and Eddie coach Beaver's summer football team and give them a secret play to use against the opposing team, Beaver finds out that the best way to keep a secret is to not tell it...to anyone!

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 29

97. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: The Poor Loser (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.3
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Ward's dilemma over which son to take to a major league baseball game after he's only given two tickets seems solved when Beaver decides to go with Gilbert to the movies...until Gilbert's ... See full summary »

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 29

98. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Wally and the Fraternity (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.3
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Ward is happy to write a letter of recommendation to his old fraternity, Alpha Kappa, when Wally decides to attend his dad's alma mater, State College; but Wally finds himself in a real ... See full summary »

Director: David Butler | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 32

99. The Deputy (1959–1961)

30 min | Western

7.2
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The Deputy is Clay McCord, a storekeeper in 1880's Silver City, Arizona Territories, who is an expert shot, but refuses to use his gun because he believes they are the major cause of ... See full summary »

Stars: Henry Fonda, Allen Case, Read Morgan, Wallace Ford

Votes: 148

100. The Sky Pilot (1921)

77 min | Drama

7.2
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The sky pilot is a preacher who helps Gwen walk again after a near-fatal accident.

Director: King Vidor | Stars: John Bowers, Colleen Moore, David Butler, Harry Todd

Votes: 68