Highest Rated Titles With Richard Carlson


1. Lancer (1968–1970)
Episode: Welcome to Genesis (1969)

60 min | Western

9.0
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When Jelly is seriously mauled by a cougar, the closest thing to a doctor Murdoch can find to treat him is a man in jail for practicing without a license. The man is brought out to treat ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Day | Stars: James Stacy, Wayne Maunder, Andrew Duggan, Paul Brinegar

Votes: 9

2. Your Show of Shows (1950–1954)

90 min | Comedy

8.9
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Live, original comedy originally featuring Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca. Carl Reiner and Howard Morris joined the show later. Two of the great skits on the show were "The Hickenloopers", a ... See full summary »

Stars: Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Carl Reiner, Howard Morris

Votes: 177

3. Wagon Train (1957–1965)
Episode: The Cassie Vance Story (1963)

75 min | Western

8.9
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Cassie Vance is accused of theft when money and items belonging to a woman on the train that she nursed turn up missing, and especially after another woman recognizes Cassie as having served time in prison for theft when young.

Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: John McIntire, Robert Fuller, Frank McGrath, Terry Wilson

Votes: 18

4. The Detectives (1959–1962)
Episode: Shadow of His Brother (1961)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.8
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While leaving a restaurant, Captain Holbrook and a waitress are taken prisoner by homicidal maniac Vince Treynor, who is intent on killing Holbrook that night at the same time his brother ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Carlson | Stars: Robert Taylor, Mark Goddard, Tige Andrews, Adam West

Votes: 6

5. The Man and the Challenge (1959–1960)

30 min | Adventure

8.7
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Dr. Glenn Barton is a scientist, explorer and all around adventurer which makes him perfect for the assignments the government sends him on. Whether it's testing space equipment or attempting rescues, his quick wits generally save the day.

Stars: George Nader, Joyce Meadows, Jack Ging, Michael Keith

Votes: 55

6. 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

7. The Chevy Mystery Show (1960– )

Mystery

8.6
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Anthology series featuring a different mystery each week.

Stars: Walter Slezak, Vincent Price, Everett Sloane, Berry Kroeger

Votes: 13

8. The Prudential Family Playhouse (1950–1951)

60 min | Drama

8.6
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Live dramatic series featuring top rated actors in adaptations of Broadway plays or top rated novels.

Stars: Walter Abel, Gertrude Lawrence, Kevin McCarthy, John McQuade

Votes: 18

9. The Ford Television Theatre (1952–1957)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

8.5
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The show started in New York with Broadway actors. It then moved to Hollywood where Hollywood actors headed the cast.

Stars: Philip Carey, Laraine Day, Willis Bouchey, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 97

10. Thriller (1960–1962)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

8.4
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Anthology series hosted by Boris Karloff that originally told ordinary tales of crime and mystery, but later became a showcase for gothic horror stories, many of which were based on works ... See full summary »

Stars: Boris Karloff, Richard Peel, Henry Daniell, David Frankham

Votes: 893

11. Kraft Theatre (1947–1958)

60 min | Drama

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

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

Votes: 102

12. Matinee Theatre (1955–1958)

60 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

8.4
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A daily anthology show, featuring original material, as well as adaptations of literary classics.

Stars: John Conte, Johnny Crawford, Sarah Churchill, Peggy McCay

Votes: 56

13. The Aquanauts (1960– )

60 min | Adventure

8.4
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Professional salvage divers Larry and Drake (later replaced by Mike) made their livings braving the dangers of the deep recovering sunken wrecks off the Southern California coast. ... See full summary »

Stars: Ron Ely, Keith Larsen, Jeremy Slate, Peter Falk

Votes: 41

14. Robert Montgomery Presents (1950–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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Hollywood actor-director-producer Robert Montgomery introduced each telecast, sometimes interviewing one of the stars and sometimes appearing in the play himself.

Stars: Robert Montgomery, John Newland, Vaughn Taylor, Elizabeth Montgomery

Votes: 64

15. Burke's Law (1963–1966)
Episode: Who Killed Sweet Betsy? (1963)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.4
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One of a set of identical sisters with odd personalities is poisoned with cyanide at the residence of a beach bum and Burke and Tilson uncover a family history of suspicious deaths involving a cast of quirky characters.

Director: Hy Averback | Stars: Gene Barry, Gary Conway, Regis Toomey, Leon Lontoc

Votes: 25

16. The Ford Theatre Hour (1948–1951)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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An anthology series based in New York City which attracted a high caliber group of actors, often Broadway stars. Stories were both drama and comedies, some original but others adaptions of films and plays.

Stars: William Brower, Biff McGuire, Ernest Truex, Ruth McDevitt

Votes: 29

17. Arrest and Trial (1963–1964)
Episode: Onward and Upward (1964)

75 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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Corporate lackey Larry Tavener agrees to dispose of the body of his boss' s mistress after she fatally overdoses at a wild party, but when he winds up arrested for murder, he calls on Egan to defend him.

Director: Herman Hoffman | Stars: Ben Gazzara, Chuck Connors, John Larch, John Kerr

Votes: 6

18. 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

19. The Little Foxes (1941)

Passed | 116 min | Drama, Romance

8.2
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The ruthless, moneyed Hubbard clan lives in, and poisons, their part of the deep South at the turn of the twentieth century.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, Teresa Wright, Richard Carlson

Votes: 8,085

20. Men Into Space (1959–1960)

30 min | Sci-Fi

8.2
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The more-or-less realistic adventures of Colonel Ed McCauley, head of the American space program. He battles saboteurs, budget cuts, defective equipment and other problems in outer space.

Stars: William Lundigan, Joyce Taylor, Charles Herbert, Tyler McVey

Votes: 109

21. The Loretta Young Show (1953–1961)

30 min | Drama

8.2
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A drama anthology series hosted by actress Loretta Young. In addition to hosting the seres, she played the lead in various episodes.

Stars: Loretta Young, John Milton Kennedy, Robert Foulk, John Newland

Votes: 154

22. West Point Widow (1941)

63 min | Comedy

8.2
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West Point Widow is a 1941 American comedy film directed by Robert Siodmak and starring Anne Shirley, Richard Carlson and Richard Denning.

Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Anne Shirley, Richard Carlson, Richard Denning, Frances Gifford

Votes: 13

23. The Chevy Mystery Show (1960– )
Episode: Enough Rope (1960)

60 min | Mystery

8.2
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Psychologist Robert Flemming wants to be rid of his wife, but his solution is not divorce. Instead, he seduces a young patient... See full synopsis »

Director: Don Richardson | Stars: Walter Slezak, Frank Behrens, Richard Carlson, Bert Freed

Votes: 5

24. Wagon Train (1957–1965)
Episode: The Clay Shelby Story (1964)

60 min | Western

8.2
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With Hawks ill and Comanches threatening to attack, an Army troop meets up with the wagon train. The Indians appear to greatly outnumber the soldiers, so to give the train hope the troop's ... See full summary »

Director: R.G. Springsteen | Stars: Robert Fuller, John McIntire, Frank McGrath, Terry Wilson

Votes: 5

25. The Detectives (1959–1962)
Episode: The Legend of Jim Riva (1961)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.2
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Director: Richard Carlson | Stars: Robert Taylor, Mark Goddard, Tige Andrews, Adam West

Votes: 5

26. Rawhide (1959–1965)

50 min | Western

8.1
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Gil Favor is trail boss of a continuous cattle drive; he is assisted by Rowdy Yates. The crew runs into characters and adventures along the way.

Stars: Clint Eastwood, Paul Brinegar, Steve Raines, Eric Fleming

Votes: 2,339

27. 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

28. This Man Dawson (1959– )

30 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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Keith Andes stars as an ex- military man hired on to root out corruption in the police department in an unnamed U.S. city.

Stars: Keith Andes, William Conrad, William Woodson, Tom McDonough

Votes: 17

29. Men Into Space (1959–1960)
Episode: Christmas on the Moon (1959)

30 min | Sci-Fi

8.1
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McCauley and two astronomers are on the Moon on Christmas day, and one of them is stricken with appendicitis.

Director: Richard Carlson | Stars: William Lundigan, Joyce Taylor, Keith Larsen, Whit Bissell

Votes: 16

30. It Takes a Thief (1968–1970)
Episode: The Naked Billionaire (1969)

60 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

8.1
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Daniel Ryder's electronics firm has won a defense contract, but the SIA suspects the reclusive billionaire is being impersonated. Al's old flame Nina Gray is involved with the firm. Can Al trust her help and will she be in danger?

Director: Norman Foster | Stars: Robert Wagner, Malachi Throne, Sally Kellerman, Richard Carlson

Votes: 15

31. Burke's Law (1963–1966)
Episode: Who Killed My Girl? (1964)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.1
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Using a .38 revolver with a silencer, an assailant murders heiress Diana Mercer in her bedroom after she's been dropped off by her date that night -- her old flame, Amos Burke. As he ... See full summary »

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Gene Barry, Gary Conway, Regis Toomey, Leon Lontoc

Votes: 14

32. The Detectives (1959–1962)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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

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

Votes: 114

33. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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A pinnacle of the Golden Age of Television, "Studio One" presented a wide range of memorable dramas and received 18-Emmy nominations and five wins during its prestigious nine-year-run on ... See full summary »

Stars: Betty Furness, Paul Branson, Paul Brenson, Mary Sinclair

Votes: 163

34. I Led 3 Lives (1953–1956)

30 min | Drama

8.0
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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

35. Arrest and Trial (1963–1964)

90 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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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

36. Going My Way (1962–1963)

60 min | Drama, Family

8.0
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Father O'Malley is sent to a parish in lower-class New York City to assist old, crusty pastor Father Fitzgibbon. Mrs. Featherstone is the housekeeper in the rectory. When he arrives, Father... See full summary »

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

Votes: 54

37. Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (1950–1952)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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Dramatic anthology series presenting plays adopted from Pulitzer Prize winning stories, plays, novels, etc.

Stars: Elmer Davis, Charles Dingle, Richard Bishop, Joan Chandler

Votes: 19

38. The Virginian (1962–1971)
Episode: Smile of a Dragon (1964)

TV-PG | 75 min | Western

8.0
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An injured Trampas is thought to be a stagecoach robber according to a Sheriff and is reported dead to Shiloh. He is forced to rely on a young Chinese woman for help until a grieving Steve arrives to find he must help rescue Trampas.

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: Lee J. Cobb, Doug McClure, Gary Clarke, James Drury

Votes: 26

39. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Tragic Trophy (1964)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Movie producer Anthony Fry returns from Mexico supposedly engaged to aspiring actress Kathy Anders. In reality, she is trying to clear her father, who Fry claimed worked drunk on a film. When Fry is murdered, Kathy is seen leaving the site.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 71

40. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: The Thirteenth Man (1968)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.0
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The Cattlemen's Association hire a range detective to put an end to the cattle rustling affecting all in their area. What they soon learn is that he has a shady past which includes killings with never any witnesses.

Director: Leon Benson | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Richard Carlson

Votes: 26

41. Riverboat (1959–1961)

60 min | Adventure, Western

7.9
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Grey Holden wins a river boat in a poker game which he then captains,along with his crew, in various adventures along the Mississippi river. This action series is set in 19th century America.

Stars: Darren McGavin, Dick Wessel, Jack Lambert, Burt Reynolds

Votes: 124

42. Mackenzie's Raiders (1958–1959)

30 min | Western

7.9
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Colonel Mackenzie, commander of the 4th Cavalry Regiment at Fort Clark near Brackettville in Kinney County in southwest Texas, during the 1870's receives secret orders from U.S. President ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Carlson, Art Gilmore, Riley Hill, Jack Ging

Votes: 47

43. It Takes a Thief (1968–1970)

51 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.8
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The adventures of suave cat burglar Alexander Mundy, who plies his trade for the U.S. Government.

Stars: Robert Wagner, Fred Astaire, Malachi Throne, Murray Pollack

Votes: 1,258

44. 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: 69

45. Bus Stop (1961–1962)

60 min | Drama

7.8
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Grace owns the bus stop in Sunrise CO. She, waitress Elma, Sheriff Will and D.A. Glenn watch life through the stories which unfold as passengers arrive and then depart the small town.

Stars: Rhodes Reason, Richard Anderson, Joan Freeman, Marilyn Maxwell

Votes: 52

46. Crossroads (1955–1957)

30 min | Drama

7.8
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The anthology series dramatized the lives of clergymen of all faiths and the problems they faced in both their professional and personal lives.

Stars: Robert Carson, Frank J. Scannell, Douglass Dumbrille, G. Pat Collins

Votes: 51

47. Rawhide (1959–1965)
Episode: Brush War at Buford (1965)

60 min | Western

7.8
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Rowdy fights to drive his steers across the Red River without getting into a range war between ruthless carpetbagger Duke Aberdeen, and Southern gentleman Major Buford. A raid into ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: Clint Eastwood, John Ireland, Paul Brinegar, Steve Raines

Votes: 20

48. Cannon (1971–1976)
Episode: The Torch (1972)

Not Rated | 51 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

7.8
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When a clothing manufacturer is accused of arson and murder, his daughter hires Cannon to find who actually did the deed and to exonerate her father.

Director: Michael O'Herlihy | Stars: William Conrad, Larry Blyden, Anthony Zerbe, Richard Carlson

Votes: 25

49. The Virginian (1962–1971)

TV-PG | 75 min | Western

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

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

Votes: 1,220

50. O'Hara, U.S. Treasury (1971–1972)

60 min | Drama

7.7
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James O'Hara of the United States Treasury works in several branches to stop illegal activities such as smuggling contraband, tax evasion, and the like.

Stars: David Janssen, Paul Picerni, Stacy Harris, Joe E. Tata

Votes: 83

51. The Virginian (1962–1971)
Episode: Farewell to Honesty (1965)

TV-PG | 75 min | Western

7.7
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The Virginian goes to Honesty, Wyoming to collect $8000 owed the Judge on a crooked cattle deal. The town is owned and run by the corrupt man who owes the money. The fight over the money spills into a murder charge against the Virginian.

Director: Leon Benson | Stars: Lee J. Cobb, Doug McClure, Clu Gulager, Roberta Shore

Votes: 18

52. 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: 1,776

53. The F.B.I. (1965–1974)

60 min | Drama, Crime

7.6
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The cases of the US Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Stars: Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Philip Abbott, William Reynolds, Stephen Brooks

Votes: 642

54. Hold That Ghost (1941)

Passed | 86 min | Adventure, Comedy, Music

7.6
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After inheriting a fortune from a gangster, two dim-witted service station attendants find themselves stranded in a haunted house.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Richard Carlson, Joan Davis

Votes: 2,703

55. Off to See the Wizard (1967–1968)

60 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.6
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Family-oriented TV series, produced by MGM, in which guest hosts and animated versions of the "Wizard of Oz" characters were used as wrap-arounds to introduce various family-oriented films ... See full summary »

Stars: Daws Butler, Mel Blanc, June Foray, Vito Scotti

Votes: 25

56. Lights Out (1946–1952)

30 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.6
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Lights Out is an extremely popular American old-time radio program, an early example of a network series devoted mostly to horror and the supernatural, predating Suspense and Inner Sanctum.... See full summary »

Stars: Frank Gallop, Jack La Rue, Mercer McLeod, Leslie Nielsen

Votes: 86

57. The Blue Veil (1951)

113 min | Drama

7.6
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Louise Mason is a young widow who fills her empty life with the task of becoming a children's nurse. As the years pass, and the widow tries to find her own place in life, her young charges,... See full summary »

Directors: Curtis Bernhardt, Busby Berkeley | Stars: Jane Wyman, Charles Laughton, Joan Blondell, Richard Carlson

Votes: 263

58. Hemo the Magnificent (1957 TV Movie)

60 min | Animation, Family

7.6
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A marvelous animated documentary that told everything there was to know (and more!) about Blood and the circulatory system. It was one of a series on bodily systems. In 1957 it inspired me to learn all I could about the human body.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Richard Carlson, Frank Baxter, Mel Blanc, June Foray

Votes: 208

59. Cannon (1971–1976)
Episode: Moving Target (1973)

60 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

7.6
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To protect an author whose life has been threatened, Cannon puts him in a motor-home to finish his manuscript and investigates who might want the writer dead.

Director: Lawrence Dobkin | Stars: William Conrad, Susan Oliver, Gordon Pinsent, Richard Carlson

Votes: 19

60. Burke's Law (1963–1966)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

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

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

Votes: 493

61. The Colgate Comedy Hour (1950–1955)

60 min | Comedy, Romance

7.5
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This was a Colgate sponsored Comedy hour that featured many notable Comedians and Entertainers of the era as Guest Stars.

Stars: Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Al Goodman, Eddie Cantor

Votes: 375

62. The Christophers (1952– )

30 min

7.5
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Add a Plot

Stars: Jack Haley, Gigi Perreau, Dean Jagger, Dolores Hope

Votes: 26

63. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Avenging Angel (1966)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Perry is hired to help foster the career of singer Sandy Chester. The man hiring Perry wants his name kept secret. Perry contacts Clete Hawley to do the job but Clete's actions cause him to regret it. Sandy is charged when Clete is killed.

Director: Jerry Hopper | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 79

64. Lancer (1968–1970)

60 min | Western

7.4
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"Bonanza" clone about the Lancer family and its ranch.

Stars: James Stacy, Wayne Maunder, Andrew Duggan, Elizabeth Baur

Votes: 188

65. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)

60 min | Drama

7.4
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Hosted by famous dancer/actor Fred Astaire, this series presented a new drama with each week's episode. Unlike some of the earlier drama series, which tended either toward classics or ... See full summary »

Stars: Fred Astaire, Keir Dullea, Paul Comi, Joan Staley

Votes: 77

66. The Unchained Goddess (1958 TV Movie)

57 min | Animation

7.4
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A scientist and a writer explain the various meteorological phenomena to Meteora, the goddess of weather, while giving an insight into the technology involved in predicting them and warning about the threat of global climate change.

Director: Richard Carlson | Stars: Richard Carlson, Frank Baxter, Bernard C. Hunt, Mel Blanc

Votes: 87

67. Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1964–1968)
Episode: The Village of Guilt (1964)

60 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.4
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In the Fjords of a small Norwegian fishing village a small boat manned by three drunken fishermen is attacked by what appears to be a giant sea monster. When Admiral Nelson hears of this he... See full summary »

Director: Irwin Allen | Stars: Richard Basehart, David Hedison, Richard Carlson, Anna-Lisa

Votes: 44

68. Bonanza (1959–1973)

TV-PG | 49 min | Western

7.3
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The adventures of Ben Cartwright and his sons as they run and defend their ranch while helping the surrounding community.

Stars: Lorne Greene, Michael Landon, Dan Blocker, Pernell Roberts

Votes: 5,937

69. Mannix (1967–1975)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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Mannix worked originally for Wickersham at Intertect and then struck out on his own, assisted by Peggy Fair (whose cop-husband had been killed) and police department contact Tobias.

Stars: Mike Connors, Gail Fisher, Ward Wood, Ron Nyman

Votes: 1,791

70. Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1964–1968)

52 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.3
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The submarine Seaview is commissioned to investigate the mysteries of the seas. Usually it finds more problems than answers...

Stars: Richard Basehart, David Hedison, Robert Dowdell, Del Monroe

Votes: 2,321

71. The Ghost Breakers (1940)

Passed | 85 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

7.3
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A radio broadcaster, his quaking manservant, and an heiress investigate the mystery of a haunted castle in Cuba.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Bob Hope, Paulette Goddard, Richard Carlson, Paul Lukas

Votes: 2,411

72. Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (1971–1974)

60 min | Drama

7.3
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In a small California town, attorney Owen Marshall, assisted by several different younger lawyers, defends clients with great compassion for the accused.

Stars: Arthur Hill, Joan Darling, Lee Majors, Christine Matchett

Votes: 156

73. The Young in Heart (1938)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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Thrown out of the Riviera, a family of grifters meets a lonely, vulnerable rich old woman and insinuate themselves into her life while they sponge off her.

Directors: Richard Wallace, Lewis Milestone, Gilbert Pratt, Richard Thorpe | Stars: Janet Gaynor, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Roland Young, Billie Burke

Votes: 910

74. The Sound of Fury (1950)

Approved | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.3
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A man who is down on his luck falls in with a criminal.

Director: Cy Endfield | Stars: Frank Lovejoy, Kathleen Ryan, Richard Carlson, Lloyd Bridges

Votes: 654

75. The Best of Broadway (1954–1955)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.3
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Stars: Claudette Colbert, Reginald Gardiner, Margaret Hamilton, Helen Hayes

Votes: 19

76. Three for Jamie Dawn (1956)

81 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: Laraine Day, Ricardo Montalban, Richard Carlson, June Havoc

Votes: 12

77. Thriller (1960–1962)
Episode: Choose a Victim (1961)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

7.3
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A beach bum locks onto a wealthy young woman whose sadness is as obvious as her flashy jewels and sports car. At first Ralphie Teal only desires a quick score, but when the comely Ms. ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Carlson | Stars: Boris Karloff, Larry Blyden, Susan Oliver, Guy Mitchell

Votes: 74

78. Thriller (1960–1962)
Episode: Kill My Love (1962)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

7.3
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Apparent "family man" Guy Guthrie murders his mistress when she threatens to expose him, then his wife when she figures out what he's done. But what will he do about his beloved teenage son... See full summary »

Director: Herschel Daugherty | Stars: Boris Karloff, Richard Carlson, Patricia Breslin, K.T. Stevens

Votes: 54

79. Climax! (1954–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.2
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This was an anthology series that presented a different story and different set of characters on each episode. It ran from 1954 to 1958 and featured Casino Royale of James Bond fame that lead to a feature film of the same name.

Stars: William Lundigan, Art Gilmore, Mary Costa, Harry Townes

Votes: 128

80. All I Desire (1953)

Approved | 79 min | Drama

7.2
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In 1910, a wayward mother re-visits the family she deserted.

Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Richard Carlson, Lyle Bettger, Marcia Henderson

Votes: 1,138

81. A Stranger in Town (1943)

Passed | 67 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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In the small town of Crown Port local attorney Bill Adams is trying to break up the ring of corrupt town officials by running for mayor. The cards seemed stacked against him when he gets ... See full summary »

Director: Roy Rowland | Stars: Frank Morgan, Richard Carlson, Jean Rogers, Porter Hall

Votes: 349

82. Celanese Theatre (1951–1952)

60 min | Drama

7.2
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This program consisted of adaptations of high-quality plays written by leading playwrights.

Stars: Philip Coolidge, Wendell Corey, Ralph Morgan, Wesley Addy

Votes: 10

83. Mannix (1967–1975)
Episode: The Green Man (1974)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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Mannix, Federal Agents (and violent associates), race to find a missing counterfeiter, who took off with the printing plates for creating the illegal currency.

Director: Reza Badiyi | Stars: Mike Connors, Gail Fisher, Scott Marlowe, Elisha Cook Jr.

Votes: 10

84. Daktari (1966–1969)

60 min | Adventure, Family

7.1
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Dr. Marsh Tracy was a veterinarian running an animal study center in Africa. Helping him were his daughter Paula, American Jack Dane and Mike, a local. Also living with the Tracys--and ... See full summary »

Stars: Marshall Thompson, Cheryl Miller, Judy the Chimpanzee, Clarence

Votes: 588

85. The Duke of West Point (1938)

96 min | Drama

7.1
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An arrogant Cambridge student emigrates to America and enrolls at the West Point.

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Louis Hayward, Joan Fontaine, Tom Brown, Richard Carlson

Votes: 99

86. Appointment with a Shadow (1957)

72 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.1
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George Nader plays a reporter whose career is ruined by liquor. A comeback opportunity presents itself when Nader is a bystander at the arrest of a well-known criminal.

Director: Richard Carlson | Stars: George Nader, Joanna Moore, Brian Keith, Virginia Field

Votes: 67

87. Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)

Approved | 79 min | Horror

7.0
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A strange prehistoric beast lurks in the depths of the Amazonian jungle. A group of scientists try to capture the animal and bring it back to civilization for study.

Director: Jack Arnold | Stars: Richard Carlson, Julie Adams, Richard Denning, Antonio Moreno

Votes: 18,899

88. So Well Remembered (1947)

Passed | 114 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.0
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On the day that World War II ends in Europe, Mayor George Boswell recalls events of the previous 25 years in his home town of Browdley. As councilman and newspaper editor George has fought ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: John Mills, Martha Scott, Patricia Roc, Trevor Howard

Votes: 324

89. Back Street (1941)

Approved | 89 min | Drama

7.0
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Pretty Rae Smith and handsome Walter Saxel meet, fall in love and make plans to marry. Unfortunately, their marriage plans get sabotaged when a jealous beau makes Rae miss the ceremony. The... See full summary »

Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Charles Boyer, Margaret Sullavan, Richard Carlson, Frank McHugh

Votes: 377

90. The Strange Case of the Cosmic Rays (1957 TV Movie)

55 min | Animation

7.0
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Traces, in an easy-to-follow way, the discovery of cosmic rays. You don't need rocket science to follow along with the explanations. Saw it while a Junior in HS and it spurred me to study ... See full summary »

Directors: Frank Capra, William T. Hurtz | Stars: Richard Carlson, Frank Baxter, Bil Baird, Cora Baird

Votes: 80

91. The Ford Television Theatre (1952–1957)
Episode: Adventure in Connecticut (1953)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.0
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Arriving in America, Antonin and granddaughter Vlasta learn that their sponsor is deceased, so they escape the immigration authorities to try to persuade the sponsor's son to take his father's place, but the son is resistant to do so.

Director: Victor Stoloff | Stars: Richard Carlson, Hugo Haas, Osa Massen, Ralph Dumke

Votes: 5

92. The Fugitive (1963–1967)
Episode: The Homecoming (1964)

51 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.0
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Dr. Kimble tries to protect a young woman from her evil stepmother who may be be trying to force her to have a second nervous breakdown over the dog mauling death a young boy a year before.

Director: Jerry Hopper | Stars: David Janssen, Shirley Knight, Richard Carlson, Gloria Grahame

Votes: 69

93. King Solomon's Mines (1950)

Passed | 103 min | Adventure, Romance, Action

6.9
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Adventurer Allan Quartermain leads an expedition into uncharted African territory in an attempt to locate an explorer who went missing during his search for the fabled diamond mines of King Solomon.

Directors: Compton Bennett, Andrew Marton | Stars: Deborah Kerr, Stewart Granger, Richard Carlson, Hugo Haas

Votes: 4,649

94. Highways by Night (1942)

Approved | 65 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

6.9
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An unworldly inventor finds romance and adventure.

Director: Peter Godfrey | Stars: Richard Carlson, Jane Randolph, Jane Darwell, Barton MacLane

Votes: 19

95. Mackenzie's Raiders (1958–1959)
Episode: The Long Day (1958)

30 min | Western

6.9
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Mackenzie's plan to capture a renegade Apache chief backfires when an outlaw gang attacks unexpectedly. The two men must set aside their differences to fight their common enemy.

Director: Eddie Davis | Stars: Richard Carlson, H.M. Wynant, George Gilbreth, Dennis Moore

Votes: 8

96. Presenting Lily Mars (1943)

Passed | 104 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.8
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Talented small-town girl Lily Mars hounds producer John Thornway for a part in his new play, but he doesn't want anything to do with stage-struck amateurs. But when Lily follows him to New ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Judy Garland, Van Heflin, Fay Bainter, Richard Carlson

Votes: 714

97. Fly-By-Night (1942)

74 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

6.8
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After being charged with the murder of a scientist, a young doctor must track down a Nazi spy ring to clear his name.

Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Richard Carlson, Nancy Kelly, Albert Bassermann, Miles Mander

Votes: 103

98. Fury in the Pacific (1945)

20 min | War, Documentary, Short

6.8
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Documentary short film depicting American Army, Navy, Marine, Air Forces, and Coast Guard joint assaults on a Japanese-held island.

Stars: Richard Carlson, Lewis B. Puller, William H. Rupertus

Votes: 46

99. Cannon (1971–1976)

60 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

6.7
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Frank Cannon is an overweight, balding ex-cop with a deep voice and expensive tastes in culinary pleasures; he becomes a high-priced private investigator.

Stars: William Conrad, Patrick Culliton, Tom Pittman, Charles Bateman

Votes: 1,825

100. Beyond Tomorrow (1940)

Approved | 84 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

6.7
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The ghosts of three elderly industrialists killed in an airplane crash return to Earth to help reunite a young couple whom they initially brought together.

Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Harry Carey, C. Aubrey Smith, Charles Winninger, Alex Melesh

Votes: 898