Highest Rated Titles With Robert Knapp


1. Dragnet (1951–1959)
Episode: The Big Family (1955)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.9
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Director: Jack Webb | Stars: Jack Webb, Ben Alexander, Sarah Selby, Herbert Butterfield

Votes: 11

2. Laramie (1959–1963)
Episode: The Passing of Kuba Smith (1961)

60 min | Western

8.9
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Slim and Jess collect a $2000 bounty on a man they killed after stealing their horse. After collecting the bounty, they learn the dead man is really a sheriff chasing the man they thought they killed who returns to steal the money.

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: John Smith, Robert Fuller, John McIntire, Gloria Talbott

Votes: 38

3. Big Town (1950–1956)

30 min | Drama

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

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

Votes: 20

4. 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

5. Flight (1958– )

30 min | Adventure

8.7
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Hosted by well known General George Kenney, the show was an anthology featuring the importance of aviation. Frequently war stories, it also dealt with the practical uses of civilian air as in severe weather conditions.

Stars: George C. Kenney, Forrest Compton, Mason Alan Dinehart, John Pickard

Votes: 19

6. Death Valley Days (1952–1970)
Episode: The Devil's Due (1960)

Western

8.7
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Tom Dixon, formerly an outlaw, is trying to change his ways and marry his sweetheart. But he's wanted for a past bank robbery and the reappearance of fellow gang member Cassidy make it difficult to avoid trouble.

Director: Nat Perrin | Stars: Chris Alcaide, Stanley Andrews, Howard Caine, June Dayton

Votes: 7

7. Laramie (1959–1963)
Episode: The Last Battleground (1963)

60 min | Western

8.7
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When Jess is attacked on the ranch and finds part of an old wagon, it opens an old wound for Slim about his dad and the war. His dad was involved with a theft of $60,000 from the Army during the war but which side did he help?

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: John Smith, Robert Fuller, Spring Byington, Dennis Holmes

Votes: 37

8. G.E. True (1962– )

30 min | Adventure, Drama

8.6
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Episodes based on stories from "True" magazine.

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

Votes: 12

9. 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: 246

10. The Silent Service (1957– )

30 min | Action, War

8.5
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Documentary dramatic anthology about the U.S. Navy's submarine fleet. All stories were based on fact and the realism was heightened by actual use of combat footage from the files of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Thomas M. Dykers, Eric Morris, Robert Knapp, Ron Foster

Votes: 78

11. The Gray Ghost (1957– )

30 min | Adventure, War, Western

8.5
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The Civil War exploits of Confederate cavalry officer John Singleton Mosby, nicknamed the Gray Ghost, was the basis of this syndicated series. Sgt. Magruder was the only other regular ... See full summary »

Stars: Tod Andrews, Phil Chambers, Sherwood Price, Jean Willes

Votes: 69

12. Frontier Doctor (1958– )

30 min | Western

8.5
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The adventures of a small town doctor working in the Arizona territory during the early 1900s.

Stars: Rex Allen, Mason Alan Dinehart, Chubby Johnson, Louise Beavers

Votes: 68

13. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Kate Heller (1963)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.5
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A teen-aged boy who robbed and killed to impress a saloon gal is pursued by Matt. The boy waylays Matt and leaves him for dead, then goes home to his grandmother's house to find her nursing Matt back to health.

Director: Harry Harris | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Burt Reynolds

Votes: 71

14. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Caretaker's Cat (1959)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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Peter Baxter decides to test the loyalty of his heirs. He pretends to change his will cutting them all out and leaving his estate to groundskeeper, James Hing. Hing is then supposed to burn down Baxter's house with a medical cadaver in it.

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

Votes: 118

15. Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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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: 161

16. The DuPont Show with June Allyson (1959–1961)

30 min | Drama

8.4
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Stars: June Allyson, Don Rickles, Dick Powell, Naomi Stevens

Votes: 96

17. Coronado 9 (1960– )

30 min | Crime

8.4
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A former Naval intelligence officer works as a private detective in San Diego, California.

Stars: Rod Cameron, Vaughn Taylor, Sue Ane Langdon, Walter Reed

Votes: 41

18. Laramie (1959–1963)
Episode: Night of the Quiet Men (1959)

60 min | Western

8.4
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At the same time Jess is bringing back the proceeds from a community wide cattle drive, Slim leases a rough section of the ranch to an ex-lawman who was a friend of his dad. Unknown to Slim, the lawman's hands are a rough bunch of outlaws.

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: John Smith, Hoagy Carmichael, Robert Crawford Jr., Robert Fuller

Votes: 43

19. Dragnet (1951–1959)
Episode: The Big Shakedown (1953)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Stars: Jack Webb, Frances Bavier, Paul Bryar, Robert Knapp

Votes: 5

20. The F.B.I. (1965–1974)
Episode: The Innocents (1970)

60 min | Drama, Crime

8.4
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The son of a wealthy but separated, couple is kidnapped. The abductors are a couple with issues: the man is an alcoholic while the woman is near the end of her endurance in dealing with her... See full summary »

Director: Gene Nelson | Stars: Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Philip Abbott, William Reynolds, Lois Nettleton

Votes: 5

21. Cheyenne (1955–1963)
Episode: Wanted for the Murder of Cheyenne Bodie (1962)

60 min | Western

8.4
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After preventing a convict from escaping during transit to his hanging, Cheyenne is lured to the man's hometown where revenge is planned by the man's family. In fact, he is arrested for his own murder so he can hang nice and legal.

Director: Paul Landres | Stars: Clint Walker, Ruta Lee, Dick Foran, Robert Knapp

Votes: 29

22. 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: 2,408

23. Surfside 6 (1960–1962)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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Ken, Dave and Sandy are three hip private detectives living on and working out of a houseboat in Miami, Florida. A yacht, belonging to socialite Daphne, is anchored next to their houseboat.... See full summary »

Stars: Van Williams, Lee Patterson, Margarita Sierra, Troy Donahue

Votes: 181

24. Navy Log (1955–1958)

30 min | History, War

8.3
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Showed featured dramatic reenactments of true Naval events taken from the files of the Defense Department. The episodes generally featured little known actors although better known performers sometimes hosted.

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

Votes: 81

25. The Aquanauts (1960– )

60 min | Adventure

8.3
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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: 44

26. The Young Rebels (1970–1971)

60 min | Adventure

8.3
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This short-lived series tried to apply the ideals of the 1960s youth culture to the American Revolution. Jeremy Larkin, Isak Poole, Henry Abington, and Elizabeth Coates were members of "the... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Ely, Louis Gossett Jr., Alex Henteloff, Hilarie Thompson

Votes: 69

27. King of Diamonds (1961–1962)

30 min | Adventure, Drama, Crime

8.3
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John King, the two-fisted, globe-trotting chief of security for the world's diamond industry, travels the world battling jewel thieves and gem smugglers. Assisted by his young protégé, ... See full summary »

Stars: Broderick Crawford, Ray Hamilton, Joan Tabor, Gerald Mohr

Votes: 23

28. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Chato (1970)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.3
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Chato is a mixed-race Native American with a serious grudge against lawmen. He also has a remarkable athletic ability: he can run and jump over mountain ledges while keeping up a steady ... See full summary »

Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 61

29. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Bluffing Blast (1963)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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Linda Blake arrives in Ladera looking for her father only to find he has been dead for several years. His death occurred with suspicions that Charles Lambert killed him. When his alibi, Floyd Grant, is murdered, Linda is charged.

Director: Allen H. Miner | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, Ray Collins

Votes: 81

30. 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: 3,645

31. Fireside Theatre (1949–1955)

30 min | Drama

8.2
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An anthology series which became the first successful filmed series on American television.

Stars: Gene Raymond, John Warburton, Nolan Leary, Dabbs Greer

Votes: 43

32. TV Reader's Digest (1955–1956)

30 min | Drama

8.2
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Family-oriented stories from the pages of "Reader's Digest" were dramatized on film.

Stars: Hugh Reilly, Gene Raymond, Paul Cavanagh, Anthony Eustrel

Votes: 21

33. Official Detective (1957– )

Mystery, Adventure

8.2
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Stars: Everett Sloane, Ted de Corsia, James Griffith, Steve Pendleton

Votes: 10

34. Black Saddle (1959–1960)
Episode: Means to an End (1960)

30 min | Western

8.2
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A dispute between two business partners over the books results in one of them winding up dead. Clay sets out to help the dead man's widow find out exactly what happened.

Director: Frank Baur | Stars: Peter Breck, Russell Johnson, Anna-Lisa, Patricia Donahue

Votes: 5

35. Dragnet 1967 (1967–1970)
Episode: The LSD Story (1967)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Friday and Gannon encounter Benjy "Blue Boy" Carver, an LSD user. Because of the then-lack of any laws against the use of LSD, they are unable to make a case against him, and Carver's ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Webb | Stars: Jack Webb, Harry Morgan, Michael Burns, Art Balinger

Votes: 137

36. Cheyenne (1955–1963)

60 min | Western

8.1
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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: 1,018

37. The Invaders (1967–1968)

51 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.1
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David Vincent, an architect returning home after a hard, hard, day parks his car in an old ghost town in order to rest for a while before continuing on home. Suddenly, in the middle of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Roy Thinnes, Kent Smith, Max Kleven, William Windom

Votes: 1,784

38. Hawaiian Eye (1959–1963)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

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

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

Votes: 326

39. Black Saddle (1959–1960)

30 min | Western

8.1
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After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer.

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

Votes: 59

40. Damon Runyon Theater (1955–1956)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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An anthology, the episodes of which were based mostly on the original short stories of Daymon Runyan.

Stars: Donald Woods, Wally Vernon, Allen Jenkins, Clegg Hoyt

Votes: 26

41. Hopalong Cassidy (1952–1954)
Episode: Double Trouble (1954)

30 min | Western

8.1
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When Ted Gray is attacked by Martinez for lying about receipt of mortgage money, his uncle Ollie states he will foreclose and then Ollie is found murdered with several pieces of clear evidence against Martinez but Hoppy is skeptical of it.

Director: Derwin Abrahams | Stars: William Boyd, Edgar Buchanan, Victor Millan, Charlita

Votes: 7

42. The Invaders (1967–1968)
Episode: The Saucer (1967)

60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.1
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John Carter has summoned the local sheriff to a site where he claims saucers have landed, not once but several times. Each time, the saucers are gone when the sheriff finally arrives. Now ... See full summary »

Director: Jesse Hibbs | Stars: Roy Thinnes, Anne Francis, Charles Drake, Dabney Coleman

Votes: 67

43. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Time of the Jackals (1969)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.1
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Matt and Festus shoot it out with an outlaw who was a member of the infamous Jess Trevor gang, particularly notorious for murder and mayhem. Matt finally kicks in the outlaw's door and ... See full summary »

Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 48

44. 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: 3,856

45. The Millionaire (1955–1960)

30 min | Drama

8.0
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In this hit 1950's TV series, a millionaire indulges himself giving away one million dollars apiece to persons that he has never met.

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

Votes: 340

46. Casey Jones (1957– )

30 min | Adventure, Western

8.0
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Television version of the classic train story of Casey Jones, the engineer of the steam-engine powered "Cannonball Express".

Stars: Alan Hale Jr., Bobby Clark, Eddy Waller, Dub Taylor

Votes: 107

47. Kraft Suspense Theatre (1963–1965)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Kraft Suspense Theater was an anthology series which featured a new cast and stories each week.

Stars: David Lewis, Francis De Sales, Harry Townes, Jack Kelly

Votes: 157

48. Arrest and Trial (1963–1964)

90 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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Los Angeles is where Sergeant 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: 86

49. Everglades (1961– )

30 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.0
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In this syndicated series, Lincoln Vail was a local law enforcement official patrolling the wilderness area in his airboat. He had frequent dealings with the local Seminoles and worked diligently to protect the wildlife.

Stars: Ron Hayes, Gordon Casell, Steve Brodie, Mala Powers

Votes: 42

50. Border Patrol (1959– )

30 min | Adventure

8.0
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Don Jagger is a Border Patrol deputy chief who is a troubleshooter from to various locations. His assignments take him from the Florida Everglades to Washington logging camps in this syndicated series.

Stars: Richard Webb, Rico Alaniz, John Indrisano, Don Gordon

Votes: 14

51. Highway Patrol (1955–1959)
Episode: Gambling (1955)

25 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Dan Mathews and his officers assist a county sheriff in closing down a club that offers illicit gambling.

Director: Leslie Goodwins | Stars: Broderick Crawford, Morgan Jones, Robert Knapp, Russ Whiteman

Votes: 24

52. Adam-12 (1968–1975)
Episode: Log 104: The Bomb (1970)

25 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Malloy and Reed respond to a theft from a company that cannot disclose what was stolen because it is classified. Another call to the mysterious company reveals a bomb resulting in an appearance of a two man bomb squad.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Martin Milner, Kent McCord, Frank Maxwell, William Boyett

Votes: 25

53. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Old York (1963)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.0
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Pardoned for his Civil War service, an old outlaw finds his way to Dodge, where there's a lawman who's in his debt.

Director: Harry Harris | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Burt Reynolds

Votes: 52

54. Dragnet (1951–1959)
Episode: The Big Ham (1954)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Ross is an actor on the way up, but then his girlfriend is found dead in his apartment. A suicide note is found, but things start to point to it being a homicide.

Director: Jack Webb | Stars: Jack Webb, Ben Alexander, Ellen Corby, Robert Knapp

Votes: 10

55. Dragnet 1967 (1967–1970)
Episode: The Big High (1967)

TV-G | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Friday and Gannon are assigned to Narcotics. An elderly businessman, concerned about the welfare of his grandchild, informs them that his daughter and son-in-law are using marijuana ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Webb | Stars: Jack Webb, Harry Morgan, Brenda Scott, Tim Donnelly

Votes: 72

56. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: The Hanging (1966)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.0
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Dodge City is the site where notorious outlaw, Billy Boles, is set to hang. However, the town is occupied by people determined for their own kind of justice.

Director: Bernard L. Kowalski | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 57

57. Highway Patrol (1955–1959)

30 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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Powerful patrol cars, fast motorcycles, and superheterodyne two-way radios combine to fight crime on the rural highways of America's wide open spaces.

Stars: Broderick Crawford, Art Gilmore, William Boyett, Vance Skarstedt

Votes: 686

58. Broken Arrow (1956–1960)

30 min | Western

7.9
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Indian Agent Tom Jeffords makes friends with Chief Cochise, becoming a blood brother of the Apache. Together they fight white schemers and renegade Indians.

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

Votes: 149

59. Hopalong Cassidy (1952–1954)

60 min | Western

7.9
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Hopalong and his horse Topper catch bad guys with Red Connors for comic relief.

Stars: William Boyd, Edgar Buchanan, George Wallace, Rick Vallin

Votes: 210

60. The Outcasts (1968–1969)

60 min | Western

7.9
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A bounty hunter who was a Confederate Officer teams up with an ex-slave who was a Union Soldier during the Civil War. They are the Outcasts.

Stars: Don Murray, Otis Young, Art Metrano, Don 'Red' Barry

Votes: 75

61. Michael Shayne (1960–1961)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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Michael Shayne is a private detective who solves crimes in Miami, Florida.

Stars: Richard Denning, Herbert Rudley, Jerry Paris, Patricia Donahue

Votes: 47

62. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Mirage (1971)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

7.9
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Festus is severely dehydrated and seeing blurred images, when he kills a man in in a ghost town, and it's not a clear case of self defense.

Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 40

63. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Drowsy Mosquito (1963)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Called in by Banning Grant, Perry learns that con artists have been selling phony gold mines. To find out who's responsible, Paul disguises himself as a prospector. When a local is murdered, Perry solves the case during a coroner's inquest.

Director: Jesse Hibbs | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, Ray Collins

Votes: 84

64. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: Winter Kill (1971)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

7.9
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During a harsh winter that kills off the stock of many ranchers, Ben offers to test a new breed's endurance by herding a cow from the stock on Sawtooth Mountain. A rival rancher attempts to... See full summary »

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

Votes: 32

65. Laramie (1959–1963)

60 min | Western

7.8
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It is the 1870s in Wyoming Territory. Slim Sherman and his 14-year-old brother Andy try to hang on to their ranch after their father is shot by a land grabber. They augment their slight ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Fuller, John Smith, Spring Byington, Dennis Holmes

Votes: 635

66. 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., Edd Byrnes, Roger Smith, Jacqueline Beer

Votes: 896

67. Sea Hunt (1958–1961)

30 min | Action, Adventure

7.8
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Mike Nelson is a S.C.U.B.A. diver in the days when it was still very new. He works alone, and the plot was mostly carried through his voice-over narrations. These gave the show a flavor of ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 834

68. Dragnet 1967 (1967–1970)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Police Detective Sgt. Joe Friday and his partners investigate crimes in Los Angeles.

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

Votes: 1,714

69. Run for Your Life (1965–1968)

60 min | Drama

7.8
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Ben Gazzara plays a successful lawyer who is told by his doctor in the first episode that he will die in one to two years. He decides to do all of the things, for which he has never had ... See full summary »

Stars: Ben Gazzara, Nicholas Colasanto, Jack Krupnick, Fernando Lamas

Votes: 246

70. Lock Up (1959–1961)

30 min | Crime, Drama

7.8
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Cases taken from the files and case histories of renowned Philadelphia defense attorney Herbert L. Maris.

Stars: Macdonald Carey, John Doucette, Joan Granville, Olive Carey

Votes: 57

71. Death Valley Days (1952–1970)

25 min | Western

7.7
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Western stories and legends based, and filmed, in and around Death Valley, California. One of the longest-running Western series, originating on radio in the 1930s. The continuing sponsor was "20 Mule Team" Borax, a product formerly mined in Death Valley.

Stars: Stanley Andrews, Robert Taylor, Ronald Reagan, Dale Robertson

Votes: 505

72. Behind Closed Doors (1958–1959)

30 min | Drama

7.7
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The files of Rear Admiral Ellis M. Zacharias were the basis of this series based on American counterespionage from 25 years in naval intelligence. The stories were connected with the Cold ... See full summary »

Stars: Bruce Gordon, Ellis M. Zacharias, John Sutton, Jacques Aubuchon

Votes: 19

73. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Cody's Code (1962)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

7.7
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Cody is a well-liked citizen of Dodge. He's building a house and getting married. When he befriends a stranger, his perfect life is turned upside down.

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: James Arness, Dennis Weaver, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake

Votes: 57

74. Days of Our Lives (1965– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1965)

TV-14 | Drama, Romance

7.7
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Add a Plot

Directors: Joseph Behar, Livia Granito | Stars: Macdonald Carey, Frances Reid, Maree Cheatham, John Clarke

Votes: 10

75. Adam-12 (1968–1975)

30 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.6
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Two regular police officers patrol Los Angeles.

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

Votes: 2,378

76. The Rat Patrol (1966–1968)

30 min | Action, Drama, Adventure

7.6
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The World War II North African missions of an Allied commando patrol squad of the Long Range Desert Group.

Stars: Christopher George, Gary Raymond, Eric Braeden, Lawrence P. Casey

Votes: 1,021

77. Dragnet (1951–1959)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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

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

Votes: 1,402

78. The F.B.I. (1965–1974)

60 min | Drama, Crime

7.6
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The cases of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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

Votes: 679

79. Space Patrol (1950–1955)

30 min | Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure

7.6
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Commander Corey and youthful Cadet Happy roam the 30th century universe in their ship "Terra" fighting super-villains Mr. Proteus and Prince Baccarratti and other badguys. Captured badguys ... See full summary »

Stars: Ed Kemmer, Lyn Osborn, Nina Bara, Ken Mayer

Votes: 74

80. Stories of the Century (1954– )

30 min | Western

7.6
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Railroad detective Matt Clark roams the west, tracking down outlaws and bandits who are preying on the railroad.

Stars: Jim Davis, Mary Castle, Kristine Miller, Pat Hogan

Votes: 105

81. Public Defender (1954– )

30 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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Bart Matthews defends the poor and others who cannot afford an attorney. All episodes are based on actual cases from across the country.

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

Votes: 50

82. Treasury Men in Action (1950–1955)

30 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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A squad of Treasury Department agents, headed by "The Chief", go after counterfeiters and other criminals who commit crimes that fall under the Treasure Department's jurisdiction.

Stars: Walter Greaza, Ross Martin, Tom McKee, John Stephenson

Votes: 32

83. The Rifleman (1958–1963)
Episode: A Time for Singing (1960)

30 min | Family, Western

7.6
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While North Fork excitedly awaits the arrival of a new preacher, Mark uncovers evidence that suggests the new parson is not only not a preacher, but may in face be planning to use the occasion to rob the town bank.

Director: John Rich | Stars: Chuck Connors, Johnny Crawford, Paul Fix, Hope Summers

Votes: 37

84. The Invaders (1967–1968)
Episode: Moonshot (1967)

60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.6
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David is drawn into the space program by a series of coincidences that convince him of alien involvement. But why do the aliens want to put one of their own on a manned mission? Surely they... See full summary »

Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: Roy Thinnes, Peter Graves, Joanne Linville, John Ericson

Votes: 73

85. The Court of Last Resort (1957–1958)

30 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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The Court of Last Resort was founded by Erle Stanley Gardner in the 1950s. The team sought to reveal whether someone already found guilty might really be innocent. The show dramatized the ... See full summary »

Stars: Lyle Bettger, Carleton G. Young, Robert H. Harris, S. John Launer

Votes: 34

86. Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal (1955– )

30 min | Drama

7.5
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Based on Lloyd C. Douglas's 1939 novel of the same title, the widowed Dr. Hudson lives with his daughter and housekeeper; he and his protege deal with a variety of medical (mostly psychological) traumas.

Stars: John Howard, Frances Mercer, Philip Tonge, Cheryl Callaway

Votes: 11

87. Cheyenne (1955–1963)
Episode: Massacre at Gunsight Pass (1961)

60 min | Western

7.5
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Cheyenne takes a stage to transfer an outlaw to the brig at Fort Bridger. One of the passengers shoots a Shoshone and the rest bury him. When they reach the Relay Station, they find plenty of surprises waiting besides the angry Indians.

Director: Robert Sparr | Stars: Clint Walker, Patricia Michon, Jack Elam, Kathie Browne

Votes: 26

88. Dragnet 1967 (1967–1970)
Episode: The Bank Examiner Swindle (1967)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Friday and Gannon are working the day watch out of Frauds Division, Bunco Section. An expert pair of confidence men have moved from Seattle into L.A. Their victims are the elderly and they ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Webb | Stars: Jack Webb, Harry Morgan, Nydia Westman, Harriet E. MacGibbon

Votes: 56

89. The F.B.I. (1965–1974)
Episode: The Swindler (1969)

60 min | Drama, Crime

7.5
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Erskine and Colby are on the trail of swindler Robert Charles Pollard. One man is dead, a banker who had embezzled after being taken in by one of Pollard's schemes. Now, Pollard is ... See full summary »

Director: William Hale | Stars: Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Philip Abbott, William Reynolds, Vera Miles

Votes: 10

90. The Roy Rogers Show (1951–1957)

30 min | Western

7.4
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The Double R Ranch featured "The King of the Cowboys" Roy, his "Smartest Horse in the Movies" Trigger, "Queen of the West" Dale, her horse Buttermilk, their dog Bullet, and even Pat's jeep, Nellybelle.

Stars: Dale Evans, Roy Rogers, Trigger, Pat Brady

Votes: 433

91. Ben Casey (1961–1966)

60 min | Drama

7.4
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Gritty realistic hospital drama featuring manly Dr. Casey against the medical establishment, at first, under the watchful eye of Dr. Zorba, and later under the thumb of Chief of Surgery Dr. Freeland.

Stars: Vince Edwards, Sam Jaffe, Jeanne Bates, Harry Landers

Votes: 385

92. Ramar of the Jungle (1952–1954)

30 min | Adventure

7.4
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Missionaries' kid Tom Reynolds returns to the jungle as a doctor where he treats natives ("Ramar" means "White Medicine Man") and takes care of bad guys, aided by Prof. Ogden.

Stars: Jon Hall, Ray Montgomery, Nick Stewart, Victor Millan

Votes: 68

93. The F.B.I. (1965–1974)
Episode: By Force and Violence: Part 1 (1967)

60 min | Drama, Crime

7.4
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Max Griswold has been on the run from the law for years and has established a new life for himself. But David Spiers, one of his former confederates, has identified him while plotting a ... See full summary »

Director: Don Medford | Stars: Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Philip Abbott, William Reynolds, Arthur Hill

Votes: 8

94. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: The Newcomers (1959)

TV-G | 60 min | Western

7.4
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The Cartwrights discover an old enemy killing steers on The Ponderosa. Their camp has a sickly woman who needs to get to the high desert country. When an innocent man is killed, Ben decides... See full summary »

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

Votes: 85

95. 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: 6,280

96. The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (1954–1959)

30 min | Adventure, Family, Western

7.3
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Rusty was orphaned in an Indian raid. He and his dog Rin Tin Tin were adopted by the troops at Fort Apache in Arizona, and helped establish law and order in and around Mesa Grande.

Stars: Lee Aaker, James Brown, Rin Tin Tin II, Joe Sawyer

Votes: 496

97. Switch (1975–1978)

90 min | Crime, Action, Drama

7.3
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An ex-cop and an ex-con start their own detective agency.

Stars: Robert Wagner, Eddie Albert, Charlie Callas, Sharon Gless

Votes: 304

98. The Long Gray Line (1955)

Approved | 138 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.3
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In 1898, Irish immigrant Martin Maher is hired as a civilian employee at West Point where, during a 50-year career, he rises to the rank of NCO and instructor.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Tyrone Power, Maureen O'Hara, Robert Francis, Donald Crisp

Votes: 2,052

99. The F.B.I. (1965–1974)
Episode: The Assassin (1966)

60 min | Drama, Crime

7.3
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Bishop John Atwood, a peace activist, is coming to the U.S. to deliver a speech. He has been targeted for assassination by Anton Christopher, who has never been photographed. The FBI is ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Senensky | Stars: Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Philip Abbott, Stephen Brooks, Dean Jagger

Votes: 9

100. Marcus Welby, M.D. (1969–1976)

60 min | Drama

7.2
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The show is about doctors Marcus Welby, a general practitioner and Steven Kiley, Welby's young assistant. The two try to treat people as individuals in an age of specialized medicine and ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Young, James Brolin, Elena Verdugo, Pamela Hensley

Votes: 1,008