Highest Rated Titles With Harry Lauter


1. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1991)
Episode: Texas John Slaughter: The Robber Stallion (1959)

Unrated | 60 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

9.4
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Director: Harry Keller | Stars: Tom Tryon, Darryl Hickman, Barton MacLane, Jean Inness

Votes: 5

2. Death Valley Days (1952–1970)
Episode: The Mormon's Grindstone (1955)

Western

9.3
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When assayer Murphy evaluations vary greatly the miners decide to play a prank to prove a point. They break up a grindstone to take to Murph but are stunned when it contains silver but where it came from is a mystery.

Director: Stuart E. McGowan | Stars: Clark Howat, Harry Lauter, Fran Bennett, William Boyett

Votes: 10

3. The Brothers Brannagan (1960– )

30 min | Crime, Drama

8.8
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Brothers Mike and Bob Brannigan are private detectives who work out of a resort in Phoenix, Arizona. Bob is a serious, down-to-earth professional, while Mike is more of a free spirit, ... See full summary »

Stars: Stephen Dunne, Mark Roberts, Barney Phillips, Paul Bryar

Votes: 8

4. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Baker's Dozen (1967)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.8
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When triplets are born to a dying woman, Doc Adams will do all he can to keep the babies together instead of sending them to an orphanage.

Director: Irving J. Moore | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 34

5. 77 Sunset Strip (1958–1964)
Episode: Girl on the Run (1958)

77 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.8
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PI Stu is hired to find a singer who witnessed a murder, before she's iced too. She and Stu fall in love. Comb-crazy, cold-blooded hit-man Smiley is played by Edd Byrnes, whose performance ... See full summary »

Director: Richard L. Bare | Stars: Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Erin O'Brien, Shepperd Strudwick, Edd Byrnes

Votes: 13

6. Rawhide (1959–1965)
Episode: Incident at Gila Flats (1964)

60 min | Western

8.8
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The drovers find a Sergeant carrying a dead soldier in Apache country. They send for the Army learning the Apaches are due 200 cattle to keep a treaty. A renegade stands in the way. Favor, Jim, and Wishbone help try to deliver the cattle.

Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: Eric Fleming, Clint Eastwood, Paul Brinegar, James Murdock

Votes: 22

7. Rawhide (1959–1965)
Episode: Incident of the Painted Lady (1961)

Not Rated | 52 min | Western

8.8
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Favor's herd is held for ransom by a town who lost $15,000 to Texas drover Thad Clemens. Favor finds him in a nearby town where it appears he lost the money to lady saloon owner. However, Favor finds the situation is much more complicated.

Director: Harmon Jones | Stars: Eric Fleming, Clint Eastwood, Sheb Wooley, Paul Brinegar

Votes: 31

8. Maverick (1957–1962)
Episode: The Saga of Waco Williams (1959)

60 min | Comedy, Western

8.8
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Bret rides into Bent City with Waco Williams, a man he encountered out on the trail. Waco, while not seeking a fight, won't run away from one, either. As a result, Waco's life is threatened... See full summary »

Director: Leslie H. Martinson | Stars: James Garner, R.G. Armstrong, Louise Fletcher, Brad Johnson

Votes: 64

9. National Velvet (1960– )

30 min | Adventure, Drama

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

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

Votes: 75

10. Cavalcade of America (1952–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.7
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Cavalcade of America documented historical events using stories of individual courage, initiative and achievement, often with feel-good dramatizations of the human spirit's triumph against all odds.

Stars: James Seay, Richard Gaines, Raymond Greenleaf, Robert Foulk

Votes: 38

11. Markham (1959–1960)

30 min | Drama, Crime

8.7
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Roy Markham, a former successful New York attorney, becomes a private detective and his cases take him worldwide. For the first two months of the show, Markham had an assistant, John Riggs,... See full summary »

Stars: Ray Milland, Simon Scott, Henry Corden, Gail Bonney

Votes: 43

12. Slattery's People (1964–1965)

60 min | Drama

8.7
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Jim Slattery enters the state legislature, hopeful that he can make a difference. He finds dealing with endless rules and the majority opposition party frustrates any meaningful change but he stubbornly perseveres.

Stars: Richard Crenna, Paul Geary, Tol Avery, Robert Stevenson

Votes: 60

13. The George Sanders Mystery Theater (1957– )

30 min | Mystery

8.7
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Thirty minute mystery drama series hosted by George Sanders.

Stars: George Sanders, Don Haggerty, Paul Harber, Toni Gerry

Votes: 13

14. Chopper One (1974– )
Episode: Deadly Carrier (1974)

Crime, Drama

8.7
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Gil and Don are working on a case involving illegal aliens. But they learn that one of the aliens is carrying a contagious disease, so a doctor is assigned to accompany them. And Don doesn't get along with her.

Director: Lawrence Dobkin | Stars: Jim McMullan, Dirk Benedict, Lou Frizzell, Penny Fuller

Votes: 14

15. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1991)

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.6
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A Disney-produced anthology covering many different genres.

Stars: Walt Disney, Paul Frees, Clarence Nash, Slim Pickens

Votes: 1,161

16. 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

17. The Silent Service (1957– )

30 min | Action, War

8.6
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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: 71

18. Crusader (1955–1956)

30 min | Drama

8.6
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In revenge for the Communist government in Poland having sent his mother to a concentration camp where she died, Matt Anders devotes himself to freeing others from totalitarian countries.

Stars: Brian Keith, Edwin Reimers, Arthur Space, Leon Askin

Votes: 25

19. Laramie (1959–1963)
Episode: Killer Without Cause (1961)

60 min | Western

8.6
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Slim's new hand Joe Cloud, an Indian, is killed by neighbor Carl Vail when he finds Joe skinning his cow with a broken leg. He kills Joe using an Indian method. Slim presses charges against Vail but finds himself ostracized by Laramie.

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: John Smith, Robert Fuller, James Westerfield, Roy Roberts

Votes: 36

20. The Invaders (1967–1968)
Episode: The Innocent (1967)

60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.6
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The aliens take David Vincent up into their spaceship and then attempt to prove they have nothing but peaceful intentions by showing him what they've done to a desert valley. But all is not what it seems.

Director: Sutton Roley | Stars: Roy Thinnes, William Smithers, Patricia Smith, Katherine Justice

Votes: 86

21. Room 222 (1969–1974)
Episode: The Nichols Girl (1972)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

8.6
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Stretch is hit by a basketball, breaking his braces, while looking at Phyllis Nichols who is cheerleading braless. The incident leads to an uproar over the school's lack of a dress code and student freedom.

Director: Charles R. Rondeau | Stars: Lloyd Haynes, Denise Nicholas, Michael Constantine, Karen Valentine

Votes: 7

22. Have Gun - Will Travel (1957–1963)

Approved | 25 min | Western

8.5
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The adventures of a gentlemanly gunfighter for hire.

Stars: Richard Boone, Kam Tong, Hal Needham, Stewart East

Votes: 1,670

23. Trackdown (1957–1959)

30 min | Western

8.5
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Texas Ranger Hoby Gilman travels the Old West tracking down assorted killers, bank robbers, horse thieves and other evildoers.

Stars: Robert Culp, Norman Leavitt, Ellen Corby, Peter Leeds

Votes: 119

24. M Squad (1957–1960)

Not Rated | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.5
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The hard-hitting adventures of tough Lieutenant Frank Ballinger, a member of the Chicago Police Department's M Squad, an elite crime-fighting unit.

Stars: Lee Marvin, Paul Newlan, Gail Kobe, Morris Ankrum

Votes: 238

25. Hey, Jeannie! (1956–1957)

30 min | Comedy

8.5
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Jeannie MacLennan, a cheerful and carefree Scottish woman, arrives in New York without a job or knowing anyone. Cabbie Al Murray is one of the first people she meets and he agrees to ... See full summary »

Stars: Jeannie Carson, Allen Jenkins, Jane Dulo, Jack Kirkwood

Votes: 22

26. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: 9:12 to Dodge (1968)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.5
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Doc helps Matt escort a wounded man to Dodge to stand trial for murder, but Matt gets word by telegram that the man's gang plans to storm the train on which the lawman and his prisoner are traveling.

Director: Marvin J. Chomsky | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 40

27. Rawhide (1959–1965)
Episode: Incident of the Reluctant Bridegroom (1962)

60 min | Western

8.5
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Wishbone and Rowdy go to town for supplies. Rowdy decides to get a bath and spend the evening on the town. At the saloon the bartenders spike the drinks he and a lady have hoping to break them up. Instead Rowdy wakes up with a bride.

Director: Don McDougall | Stars: Eric Fleming, Clint Eastwood, Paul Brinegar, Charles H. Gray

Votes: 29

28. Death Valley Days (1952–1970)
Episode: Jimmy Dayton's Treasure (1954)

Western

8.5
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Prospector Jimmy Dayton falls hard for a dance hall girl Flory. He buys a toupee and gets new teeth but it turns out she doesn't care how he looks she's only interested in his money.

Director: Stuart E. McGowan | Stars: Harry Cody, Barbara Knudson, Harry Lauter, Pauline Moore

Votes: 8

29. Rawhide (1959–1965)
Episode: The Devil and the Deep Blue (1962)

Not Rated | 51 min | Western

8.5
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The herd is close to Abilene with another herd a few days behind and few buyers in Abilene. When the second herd discovers tick fever, the trail boss is murdered and Favor takes over not knowing the sick cattle are now in his herd.

Director: George Templeton | Stars: Eric Fleming, Clint Eastwood, Paul Brinegar, Charles H. Gray

Votes: 22

30. Mannix (1967–1975)
Episode: The Silent Cry (1968)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.5
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Mannix has finally quit the detective agency for good and is out on his own. The second season begins when Mannix encounters a deaf woman who has witnesses a criminal talking at a pay ... See full summary »

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Mike Connors, Gail Fisher, Audree Norton, Laurence Naismith

Votes: 50

31. Maverick (1957–1962)
Episode: Three Queens Full (1961)

60 min | Comedy, Western

8.5
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Moose and Small Paul Wheelwright? The Subrosa Ranch? Hilarious "Bonanza" parody with Bart squirming in the middle between 3 naive, Pa whipped brothers and their worldly mail-order brides ... See full summary »

Director: Michael O'Herlihy | Stars: Jack Kelly, Merry Anders, Kasey Rogers, Allyson Ames

Votes: 34

32. The Rifleman (1958–1963)

30 min | Family, Western

8.4
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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: 2,267

33. The Third Man (1959–1965)

30 min | Crime, Drama

8.4
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Harry Lime makes money dealing art and solves crime to save his life.

Stars: Michael Rennie, Jonathan Harris, Naomi Chance, Rupert Davies

Votes: 99

34. Tales of the Texas Rangers (1955–1959)

30 min | Family, Western

8.4
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Typical western with a twist. The two stars appeared as Texas Rangers but in a different scenario each program. One week, they might be Rangers in the 1840s and the next week they would be ... See full summary »

Stars: Willard Parker, Harry Lauter, William Boyett, Stanley Andrews

Votes: 68

35. State Trooper (1956– )

30 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

8.4
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Rod Blake, a State Trooper is an officer of the Nevada Department of Public Safety. The setting is in the 1950s American West.

Stars: Rod Cameron, Robert Armstrong, Don Haggerty, Paul Stader

Votes: 60

36. Navy Log (1955–1958)

30 min | History, War

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

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

Votes: 75

37. The Rough Riders (1958–1959)

30 min | Western

8.4
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After the Civil War, two former Union soldiers and an ex-Confederate team up to travel the West.

Stars: Kent Taylor, Jan Merlin, Peter Whitney, Bill Catching

Votes: 42

38. Hotel de Paree (1959–1960)

30 min | Western

8.4
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Sundance, a reformed gunslinger just released from prison, drifts into the town of Georgetown, CO. A tangle with the town villain ends up with Sundance being forced to shoot him, resulting ... See full summary »

Stars: Earl Holliman, Jeanette Nolan, Strother Martin, Judi Meredith

Votes: 31

39. 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: 39

40. The Beverly Hillbillies (1962–1971)
Episode: Granny Learns to Drive (1964)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.4
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Granny's driving and Ellie's cooking makes a policeman and a cab driver think that the Clampett Mansion is a mental institution.

Director: Richard Whorf | Stars: Buddy Ebsen, Irene Ryan, Donna Douglas, Max Baer Jr.

Votes: 30

41. Bronco (1958–1962)
Episode: Hero of the Town (1959)

60 min | Western

8.4
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A bank clerk in Dusty Flats is found dead after a $10,000 bank robbery--with Bronco's gun in his hand and Bronco knocked out. Bronco is branded a coward and the clerk a hero so Bronco tries to find the three men responsible on his own.

Director: Lee Sholem | Stars: Ty Hardin, Lynn Bari, Karl Weber, Richard Carlyle

Votes: 12

42. Rawhide (1959–1965)
Episode: Incident at Confidence Creek (1963)

60 min | Western

8.4
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A con artist and assistant steal the ownership papers for the herd at Confidence Creek and sell the herd to the local bank. The drovers are arrested but Rowdy is bailed out to recover the money by the assistant when she is scammed as well.

Director: Harry Harris | Stars: Eric Fleming, Clint Eastwood, Paul Brinegar, James Murdock

Votes: 25

43. The Lone Ranger (1949–1957)
Episode: Return of Dice Dawson (1955)

23 min | Western

8.4
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Dice Dawson, a well known outlaw to the Lone Ranger has become active again around Elliot City. The Lone Ranger goes to investigate, but he has doubts about Dawson's activity and wants to uncover the real truth.

Director: Wilhelm Thiele | Stars: Clayton Moore, Jay Silverheels, Harry Carey Jr., James Todd

Votes: 12

44. The Virginian (1962–1971)
Episode: The Lady from Wichita (1967)

TV-PG | 75 min | Western

8.4
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The owner of a ranch next to Shiloh dies leaving his entire estate to a woman who runs a saloon in Wichita. Her and her partner go to Medicine Bow expecting to sell the ranch but she decides to stay on the ranch despite their background.

Director: Don McDougall | Stars: Charles Bickford, Doug McClure, Clu Gulager, Don Quine

Votes: 15

45. Laramie (1959–1963)
Episode: The Run to Tumavaca (1959)

60 min | Western

8.4
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The beautiful Laurel DeWalt looking for a real man leaves her husband. She finds Jess who once had an affair with her. She wants him to take her to Mexico which he agrees to do. However, her husband sends three men after her.

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

Votes: 39

46. How the West Was Won (1976– )

Western

8.3
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The Macahans, a family from Virginia headed by Zeb Macahan, travel across the country to pioneer a new land and a new home in the American West.

Stars: James Arness, Bruce Boxleitner, Kathryn Holcomb, William Kirby Cullen

Votes: 1,290

47. The Lineup (1954–1960)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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Based on actual cases from the San Francisco Police files, Lt. Guthrie and Inspector Grebb work as a team to track down criminals. In the last season Inspectors Delaney and Summers are ... See full summary »

Stars: Warner Anderson, Tom Tully, Marshall Reed, Ruta Lee

Votes: 61

48. Fireside Theatre (1949–1955)

30 min | Drama

8.3
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Stars: Gene Raymond, John Warburton, Nolan Leary, Dabbs Greer

Votes: 40

49. Wichita Town (1959–1960)

30 min | Western

8.3
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Wichita, Kansas, USA was a growing town after the American Civil War. Helping the town grow were Marshal Mike Dunbar and his deputies, Ben Matheson and Rico Rodriguez. Also appearing were ... See full summary »

Stars: Joel McCrea, Jody McCrea, Robert Foulk, Robert Anderson

Votes: 21

50. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: All That (1961)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.3
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A man who lost his wife and all he had returns to Dodge from gold prospecting with three bulging bags to deposit in the bank, and all who scorned him before, including his ex-wife, can't do enough for him.

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

Votes: 47

51. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Big Tom (1960)

TV-PG | 30 min | Western

8.3
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Despite a serious heart condition, onetime prizefighter Tom Burr is determined to go through with his plans to fight vicious Hob Creel. The only way Matt can stop the mismatch and save Burr's life is to fight Creel himself.

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

Votes: 50

52. Laramie (1959–1963)
Episode: Run of the Hunted (1961)

60 min | Western

8.3
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Slim's neighbor Cory who is half Cheyenne is thinking about inviting some of his tribe to move to the ranch he inherited from his white father. However, his uncle and cousins have other ideas. Slim wants to help him but Cory is wary.

Director: James P. Yarbrough | Stars: John Smith, Robert Fuller, Charles Bronson, R.G. Armstrong

Votes: 35

53. Rawhide (1959–1965)
Episode: The Blue Spy (1961)

Not Rated | 51 min | Western

8.3
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A woman wanders into camp needing help. She is an actress who one of the men recognizes later. She worked as a Union spy during the war. Although most of the men hate her, one even more so as he was court-martialed due to her.

Director: Sobey Martin | Stars: Eric Fleming, Clint Eastwood, Sheb Wooley, Paul Brinegar

Votes: 29

54. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Potted Planter (1963)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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Nelson Tarr bought a small town radio station due to a recommendation from his friend, Andrea Walden, who is married to the owner. However, her husband believes the rumors about her infidelity so when he is murdered, Nelson is charged.

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

Votes: 73

55. Death Valley Days (1952–1970)
Episode: The Chivaree (1953)

Western

8.3
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Jay Keniston Phipps, Jr. has come west to hunt for moths. He finds his moths but he also finds a girl. After he is married he is determined not to succumb to the Chivaree that follows.

Director: Stuart E. McGowan | Stars: Tyler MacDuff, Joyce Jameson, Harry Lauter, Roy Regnier

Votes: 10

56. The Wild Wild West (1965–1969)
Episode: The Night of the Winged Terror: Part 1 (1969)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.3
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James West is dispatched to a town after the U.S. receives a warning of an impending catastrophe. The Secret Service agent is unable to prevent the town's mayor from blowing up a new ... See full summary »

Director: Marvin J. Chomsky | Stars: Robert Conrad, Ross Martin, William Schallert, Christopher Cary

Votes: 42

57. 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: 3,480

58. The Wild Wild West (1965–1969)

50 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.2
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Two Secret Services agents, equipped with a wide array of gizmos, work for the government in the Old West.

Stars: Robert Conrad, Ross Martin, Dick Cangey, Whitey Hughes

Votes: 3,063

59. Maverick (1957–1962)

60 min | Comedy, Western

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

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

Votes: 1,793

60. Cheyenne (1955–1963)

60 min | Western

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

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

Votes: 975

61. White Heat (1949)

Approved | 114 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.2
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A psychopathic criminal with a mother complex makes a daring break from prison and leads his old gang in a chemical plant payroll heist. Shortly after the plan takes place, events take a crazy turn.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: James Cagney, Virginia Mayo, Edmond O'Brien, Margaret Wycherly

Votes: 21,888

62. Tombstone Territory (1957– )

30 min | Western

8.2
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Tough sheriff Clay Hollister keeps the law in Tombstone, Arizona--"The Town Too Tough to Die"--with the support of his faithful deputies and the editor of the local newspaper.

Stars: Pat Conway, Richard Eastham, Quintin Sondergaard, Gilman Rankin

Votes: 117

63. Yancy Derringer (1958–1959)

30 min | Action, Western, Adventure

8.2
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Yancy Derringer, an ex-Confederate soldier turned gambler, was a suave lady's man in New Orleans, Louisiana. In reality, he was working for John Colton, the civil administrator of the city.... See full summary »

Stars: Jock Mahoney, X Brands, Kevin Hagen, Frances Bergen

Votes: 178

64. 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

65. The Texan (1958–1960)

30 min | Western

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

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

Votes: 96

66. 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

67. Colt .45 (1957–1960)

30 min | Western

8.2
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Christopher Colt was apparently a gun salesman but was in fact a government agent tracking down notorious bad guys. His cousin Sam took the lead when the studio had contract disputes with the original star.

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

Votes: 64

68. Waterfront (1954–1956)

30 min | Adventure, Crime

8.2
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John Herrick was the captain of the tug "Cheryl Ann" in Los Angeles harbor. His family consisted of wife May, police detective son Jim, and the crew of the tug, his son Carl, Tip and Willie... See full summary »

Stars: Preston Foster, Douglas Dick, Lois Moran, Willie Best

Votes: 61

69. Temple Houston (1963–1964)

60 min | Western

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

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

Votes: 39

70. Official Detective (1957– )

Mystery, Adventure

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

Votes: 10

71. Laramie (1959–1963)
Episode: Deadly Is the Night (1961)

60 min | Western

8.2
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Jess due to a lame horse is forced to stop over at the Tolliver place which used to be a relay station at the same time the Dyer gang is in the area after a bank holdup. They are to meet someone there resulting in Jess being a hostage.

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

Votes: 28

72. Laramie (1959–1963)
Episode: Edge of Evil (1963)

60 min | Western

8.2
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Jess and a couple he is helping find a mule loaded down with gold. The husband decides to keep the gold against the wishes of his wife and Jess. When they meet the rightful owner, they don't realize he stole it from his two partners.

Director: Hollingsworth Morse | Stars: John Smith, Robert Fuller, Spring Byington, Dennis Holmes

Votes: 30

73. Rawhide (1959–1965)
Episode: Incident of the Haunted Hills (1959)

Not Rated | 60 min | Western

8.2
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Desperate for water, Gil's drive is forced into a deadly confrontation between the Paneequa tribe and surveyors, over the Lake of the Haunted Hills. The valley's ghostly winds and geysers ... See full summary »

Director: Jesse Hibbs | Stars: Eric Fleming, Clint Eastwood, Sheb Wooley, Paul Brinegar

Votes: 41

74. Adam-12 (1968–1975)
Episode: Log 114: The Hero (1970)

25 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.2
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Malloy and Reed respond to a fire where a young man saves a man trapped inside. A concerned landlord reports suspicious in-activity from a tenant with heart trouble where Malloy and Reed arrive in time to give him CPR and save his life.

Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: Martin Milner, Kent McCord, A Martinez, William Boyett

Votes: 20

75. Cheyenne (1955–1963)
Episode: Riot at Arroyo Seco (1960)

60 min | Western

8.2
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Cheyenne is sheriff in a town with no water but a prominent banker who is trying to keep the town together until a new well is drilled. His sons have a different idea and one is married to a woman who knew Cheyenne before she married.

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Clint Walker, Whitney Blake, Wynn Pearce, Harry Lauter

Votes: 25

76. Ironside (1967–1975)
Episode: The Happy Dreams of Hollow Men (1970)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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An overnight snowstorm strands Ironside in a mountain cabin with an architect who is addicted to heroin. The chief tries to help his friend through withdrawal while working to keep both of them alive.

Director: Don Weis | Stars: Raymond Burr, Don Galloway, Barbara Anderson, Don Mitchell

Votes: 22

77. The Lone Ranger (1949–1957)
Episode: Troubled Waters (1950)

23 min | Western

8.2
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The Lone Ranger and Tonto arrive at a ranch looking for water and discover the owner is being attacked by unknown people, they have run his cattle off and poisoned his water supplies. The ... See full summary »

Director: George Archainbaud | Stars: Clayton Moore, Jay Silverheels, Eula Morgan, Harry Lauter

Votes: 20

78. 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: 2,342

79. 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: 1,691

80. Hawaiian Eye (1959–1963)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

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

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

Votes: 314

81. Peter Gunn (1958–1961)

30 min | Action, Mystery, Crime

8.1
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The cases of a stylishly cool private detective.

Stars: Craig Stevens, Herschel Bernardi, Lola Albright, Bill Chadney

Votes: 689

82. Lawman (1958–1962)

30 min | Western

8.1
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Lawman is the story of Marshal Dan Troop of Laramie, Wyoming and his deputy Johnny McKay, an orphan Troop took under his wing. In the second season Lily Merrill opens The Birdcage Saloon ... See full summary »

Stars: John Russell, Peter Brown, Peggie Castle, Emile Avery

Votes: 439

83. Whirlybirds (1957–1960)

30 min | Adventure

8.1
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One hundred eleven episodes of this syndicated show were produced between 1956 and 1959, debuting in the US in January 1957. Chuck and P.T. own a helicopter company that is hired to perform... See full summary »

Stars: Kenneth Tobey, Craig Hill, Nancy Hale, Sandra Spence

Votes: 199

84. The Millionaire (1955–1960)

30 min | Drama

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

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

Votes: 324

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

30 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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

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

Votes: 153

86. The Range Rider (1951–1953)

30 min | Western

8.1
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The Range Rider, had a reputation for fairness, fighting ability, and accuracy with his guns and was known far and wide, even by the Indians.

Stars: Jock Mahoney, Dickie Jones, Bob Woodward, Al Wyatt Sr.

Votes: 87

87. Stagecoach West (1960–1961)

60 min | Western

8.1
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Simon is transporting a coffin when his stage is hijacked by men who want the body of the alleged war hero's inside, for ransom.

Stars: Wayne Rogers, Robert Bray, Richard Eyer, James Burke

Votes: 82

88. The Sheriff of Cochise (1956–1959)

30 min | Crime, Western

8.1
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While this sounds like a western, THE SHERIFF OF COCHISE was a contemporary police drama set in Cochise County, AZ. Stories seemed to be strangely similar to HIGHWAY PATROL, emphasizing ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 48

89. Racket Squad (1950– )

30 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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This series dramatizes confidence games which fall under the jurisdiction of Captain John Braddock.

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

Votes: 70

90. City Detective (1953– )

30 min | Drama

8.1
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Stars: Rod Cameron, Dorothy Green, Jorja Curtright, Ross Elliott

Votes: 16

91. Outlaw Treasure (1955)

Approved | 65 min | Action, Adventure, Western

8.1
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When two outlaw gangs team up to rob gold shipments, the U.s. Army sends their ace-troubleshooter, Dan Parker, to the area. Sam Casey, the mystery-man behind the gangs, kills Parker's ... See full summary »

Director: Oliver Drake | Stars: Johnny Carpenter, Adele Jergens, Glenn Langan, Harry Lauter

Votes: 43

92. 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

93. The Virginian (1962–1971)
Episode: A Father for Toby (1964)

TV-PG | 75 min | Western

8.1
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A boy in an orphanage near Shiloh latches onto Trampas as his father while Trampas is attracted to the woman running the orphanage. Trampas agrees to help the boy but when his father arrives on Shiloh with men chasing him, problems arise.

Director: Alan Crosland Jr. | Stars: Lee J. Cobb, Doug McClure, Clu Gulager, Roberta Shore

Votes: 32

94. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Big Man, Big Target (1964)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.1
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Ellie Merchant, the wife of farmer Joe Merchant, is having a passionate affair with outlaw Pike Beechum. Beechum intends to remove Joe and any other obstacle between him and Ellie.

Director: Michael O'Herlihy | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 33

95. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Ex-Con (1963)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.1
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On his way to Larned, Matt, feverish, spends the night at an abandoned shack. When he wakes up after losing a day, a recently released convict who swore to kill Matt, is himself found ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: James Arness, Dennis Weaver, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake

Votes: 41

96. Rawhide (1959–1965)
Episode: Incident of the Clown (1963)

60 min | Western

8.1
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A clumsy philologist (and former circus clown) stumbles into the trail camp. The man is hoping to compile a dictionary of the Comanche language so that they and the whites can better ... See full summary »

Director: Don McDougall | Stars: Eric Fleming, Clint Eastwood, Paul Brinegar, Charles H. Gray

Votes: 18

97. The Virginian (1962–1971)
Episode: Nora (1968)

TV-PG | 73 min | Western

8.1
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Clay's old sweetheart Nora and her husband a Major in the Army stop at Shiloh. Nora tries to impress everyone with herself and her down to earth husband. She is willing to put others lives on the line to help her husband win a promotion.

Director: Don McDougall | Stars: John McIntire, Doug McClure, David Hartman, Sara Lane

Votes: 8

98. Death Valley Days (1952–1970)
Episode: Out of the Valley of Death (1968)

25 min | Western

8.1
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A wagon train takes the wrong cutoff and end up in Death Valley running short of food and water. Two of the stronger men leave to find supplies but those left behind start to give up hope of their return.

Director: Herbert Kenwith | Stars: Jim Davis, Douglas Fowley, Bing Russell, Lee Bergere

Votes: 13

99. Alias Smith and Jones (1971–1973)
Episode: Smiler with a Gun (1971)

Not Rated | 60 min | Western

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Roger Davis, playing alongside his old friend Peter Deuel for the last time (they often competed for roles during the 1960s) turns up as perpetually smiling Danny Bilson, a remarkably fast ... See full summary »

Director: Fernando Lamas | Stars: Pete Duel, Ben Murphy, Will Geer, Roger Davis

Votes: 30

100. The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (1955–1961)
Episode: The Assassins (1956)

30 min | Western

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Earp kicks a crooked gambler out of Wichita so three saloon owners decide they are tired of the pressure. They decide to hire two gunmen to assassinate Earp but he gets wind of the plot. Earp brings in some special outside help to stop it.

Director: Frank McDonald | Stars: Hugh O'Brian, Lewis Martin, Larry J. Blake, G. Pat Collins

Votes: 29