Highest Rated Titles With Doris Packer


1. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958)
Episode: Gracie Gets a Valet for George (1955)

Comedy

9.2
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Against her husband's wishes, Gracie hires a valet to help George with everyday tasks such as getting dressed.

Director: Frederick De Cordova | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Harry von Zell, Bea Benaderet

Votes: 11

2. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958)
Episode: The Ladies' Club (1956)

Comedy

9.1
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Harry Morton is so terrified that his career will be ruined if Gracie joins an elite women's club that Blanche makes a fool of herself. Meanwhile, Ronnie and his parents baffle everyone when they practice the Stanislavski acting method.

Director: Frederick De Cordova | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Harry von Zell, Bea Benaderet

Votes: 7

3. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)

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

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

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

Votes: 48,681

4. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958)
Episode: A Weekend on Long Island (1956)

Comedy

8.9
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When Ronnie makes plans to hold a party for his class in the family's suite, Gracie decides to accept Blanche's invitation to Mrs. Sohmers' party at Oyster Bay. The problem is that neither Blanche nor Mrs. Sohmers invited her.

Director: Frederick De Cordova | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Harry von Zell, Bea Benaderet

Votes: 7

5. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958)
Episode: Gracie Gives a Baby Shower for Virginia Beasley (1954)

Comedy

8.9
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When Gracie throws a baby shower for the mailman's daughter, George gets stuck playing cards with Harry Morton's stuffy friends.

Director: Frederick De Cordova | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Harry von Zell, Bea Benaderet

Votes: 9

6. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958)
Episode: Ronnie's Initiation (1956)

30 min | Comedy

8.9
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As part of his college fraternity initiation, Ronnie must say and do the opposite of what people would normally expect. Meanwhile, Mrs. Sohmers decides to reside in Pasadena, but Gracie gets mixed up and thinks the Mortons are moving.

Director: Rod Amateau | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Harry von Zell, Bea Benaderet

Votes: 12

7. Colgate Theatre (1958– )

8.8
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Stars: Rachel Ames, Bill Goodwin, Harry Harvey Jr., Nancy Kulp

Votes: 6

8. The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (1959–1963)
Episode: Baby Talk (1960)

26 min | Comedy, Family

8.8
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Maynard discovers in the park one day both an abandoned baby and his paternal instinct. But keeping little, crying Katrina a secret proves to be a herculean task for Maynard, Dobie and ... See full summary »

Director: Rod Amateau | Stars: Dwayne Hickman, Frank Faylen, Bob Denver, Sheila James Kuehl

Votes: 12

9. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958)
Episode: George Teaches Gracie Not to Start Rumors (1954)

Comedy

8.8
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George gives Gracie an example of how a rumor can begin and Gracie inadvertently spreads the rumor, which builds until everyone believes George was a big winner in Las Vegas.

Director: Frederick De Cordova | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Harry von Zell, Bea Benaderet

Votes: 6

10. The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (1959–1963)
Episode: Soup and Fish (1960)

26 min | Comedy, Family

8.8
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Chatsworth Osborne, Jr. agrees to assist the under-dressed Dobie and Maynard gain entry to his cousin Sabrina Armitage's black-tie soirée by having each fellow take a turn wearing his tux. Will their jig be up and their pants down?

Director: Rod Amateau | Stars: Dwayne Hickman, Frank Faylen, Florida Friebus, Bob Denver

Votes: 9

11. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958)

30 min | Comedy

8.7
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Neighbor Blanche Morton frequently joins Gracie in escapades which annoy hubby Harry and provide George with an opportunity to offer a humorous soliloquy.

Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Bea Benaderet, Harry von Zell

Votes: 849

12. The Jack Benny Program (1950–1965)

30 min | Comedy

8.7
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The comic misadventures of the skinflint comedian and his friends.

Stars: Jack Benny, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Don Wilson, Dennis Day

Votes: 848

13. Laramie (1959–1963)
Episode: Bitter Glory (1961)

60 min | Western

8.7
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A test of friendship is brought to the forefront when Jess learns that an old friend has stolen an Army payroll. He is asked by Major Stanton to find and return veteran Sgt. Billy Jacobs who has gone AWOL but once saved Jess' life.

Director: Hollingsworth Morse | Stars: John Smith, Robert Fuller, Dianne Foster, Dick Foran

Votes: 28

14. Maverick (1957–1962)
Episode: Maverick Springs (1959)

60 min | Comedy, Western

8.7
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In an effort to save her brother from the clutches of a scheming Melanie Blake, a wealthy rancher blackmails Bret into playing the role of a wealthy Texan to seduce Melanie into giving up ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: James Garner, Jack Kelly, Kathleen Crowley, King Donovan

Votes: 41

15. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958)
Episode: Mrs. Sohmers Needs a Psychologist (1956)

30 min | Comedy

8.7
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Mrs. Sohmers is finding it difficult to live in a world containing a Gracie Allen, so she consults a psychologist who believes Gracie is a figment of her imagination. Meanwhile, Von Zell tries to shock Gracie by pouring water in his pocket.

Director: Frederick De Cordova | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Harry von Zell, Bea Benaderet

Votes: 13

16. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958)
Episode: The Twenty-Four Dresses (1956)

Comedy

8.7
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Gracie plans to open a dress shop with the wardrobe she bought in Paris, but George insists on sending the dresses back, so she enlists Harry Von Zell and Ronnie to intercept the inventory and Mrs. Sohmers to finance the store.

Director: Frederick De Cordova | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Harry von Zell, Bea Benaderet

Votes: 9

17. 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, Robert Paige, Walter Coy

Votes: 138

18. M Squad (1957–1960)

Not Rated | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.6
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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: 235

19. A Touch of Grace (1973– )

30 min | Comedy

8.6
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Grace, newly widowed, has a youthful spirit which puts her at odds with her daughter and son-in-law who are on the stodgy side. She handles things with a sweet spirit that men find ... See full summary »

Stars: Shirley Booth, J. Pat O'Malley, Marian Mercer, Warren Berlinger

Votes: 19

20. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958)
Episode: Burnses & Mortons Going to Hear Antonelli Concert (1954)

Comedy

8.6
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George thinks he's come up with the perfect plan to get out of attending a concert. He gives Gracie a jigsaw puzzle and hopes she'll be too distracted to remember the concert's starting time.

Director: Frederick De Cordova | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Harry von Zell, Bea Benaderet

Votes: 7

21. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: My Fair Ernest T. Bass (1964)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.6
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In order to help Ernest T. Bass find a girl, Andy and Barney attempt to teach him some manners and get him dressed up. Then they try to pass him off at a party as Andy's cousin from Raleigh.

Director: Earl Bellamy | Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Frances Bavier

Votes: 136

22. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958)
Episode: Questions and Answers (1956)

Comedy

8.6
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Blanche threatens to resign from The Ladies of Oyster Bay if Gracie isn't permitted membership, but first she must pass a literary quiz, so Mrs. Sohmers decides to help Gracie cheat. Meanwhile, Harry Von Zell offers to teach Ronnie judo.

Director: Frederick De Cordova | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Harry von Zell, Bea Benaderet

Votes: 11

23. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958)
Episode: The Interview (1956)

Comedy

8.6
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The Burns' are interviewed by a reporter who hopes to talk to the real people, not their wacky TV personas. Meanwhile, Ronnie joins the school cheerleading squad; Mrs. Sohmers hopes to meet her matinée idol; and Von Zell gets a stuntman.

Director: Rod Amateau | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Harry von Zell, Bea Benaderet

Votes: 14

24. The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (1959–1963)
Episode: The Smoke-Filled Room (1960)

26 min | Comedy, Family

8.6
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Thalia persuades Dobie to run against Milton Armitage in the election for junior class president. With Thalia serving as campaign manager and Maynard running a dirty tricks operation, how can Dobie lose?

Director: Rod Amateau | Stars: Dwayne Hickman, Frank Faylen, Florida Friebus, Bob Denver

Votes: 17

25. State Trooper (1956– )

30 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

8.5
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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: 59

26. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958)
Episode: Emily Vanderlip's Elopement (1954)

Comedy

8.5
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Although Emily Vanderlip has no desire to elope, Gracie pushes the matter until everyone's upset and Harry Von Zell is in police custody.

Director: Frederick De Cordova | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Harry von Zell, Bea Benaderet

Votes: 8

27. The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (1959–1963)
Episode: Happiness Can't Buy Money (1962)

26 min | Comedy, Family

8.5
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Chatsworth asks Herbert T. Gillis to come to Osborn Manor and mold him from being a namby-pamby weakling into a a manly man among men, but Mumsy and Trembley conspire to quash Chatsworth's conversion.

Director: Guy Scarpitta | Stars: Dwayne Hickman, Frank Faylen, Florida Friebus, Bob Denver

Votes: 8

28. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958)
Episode: Ronnie Quits College Because His Father Goes Broke (1956)

30 min | Comedy

8.5
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In an attempt to motivate her son to finish his education, Gracie tells Ronnie that George has gone broke because he didn't go to college, but her plan backfires and Ronnie decides to quit school, get a job and support the family.

Director: Rod Amateau | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Harry von Zell, Bea Benaderet

Votes: 15

29. The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (1959–1963)
Episode: Zelda, Get Off My Back (1961)

26 min | Comedy, Family

8.5
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Dobie encourages Zelda to go and be wined and dined while tutoring the Yale-aspiring Chatsworth (thus freeing Dobie to date other girls). Will it be "out of sight, out of mind" or will Zelda's absence make his heart grow fonder?

Director: Rod Amateau | Stars: Dwayne Hickman, Bob Denver, Sheila James Kuehl, Steve Franken

Votes: 8

30. I Love Lucy (1951–1957)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.4
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A daffy woman constantly strives to become a star along with her bandleader husband and gets herself in the strangest situations.

Stars: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, William Frawley

Votes: 18,018

31. The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961–1966)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.4
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The misadventures of a TV writer both at work and at home.

Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore, Rose Marie, Morey Amsterdam

Votes: 6,668

32. The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour (1957–1960)

60 min | Comedy, Family

8.4
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Lucy and her husband, Ricky Ricardo, are living in the country with their best friends and old landlords, Fred and Ethel Mertz. Lucy is still getting into trouble with her sidekick Ethel, ... See full summary »

Stars: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, William Frawley

Votes: 774

33. Annette (1958– )

Comedy

8.4
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A country bumpkin goes to live with her upperclass relatives and learns to adapt amongst her peers, without changing who she is.

Stars: Tim Considine, David Stollery, Annette Funicello, Steve Stevens

Votes: 107

34. Tammy (1965–1966)

30 min | Comedy

8.4
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The story of Tammy Tarleton, an 18-year-old country girl who moves back and forth between her "country" family, who live on a bayou houseboat, and the wealthy Brent's, who own a plantation.

Stars: Debbie Watson, Denver Pyle, Donald Woods, Dorothy Green

Votes: 78

35. The Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater (1955– )

30 min | Comedy

8.4
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Stars: Eddie Cantor, Keith Richards, Joe Besser, Ida Tobias Cantor

Votes: 17

36. The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (1959–1963)
Episode: Dobie Plays Cupid (1961)

26 min | Comedy, Family

8.4
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Home from the Army on furlough, Dobie attempts to boost Maynard's confidence with girls by convincing him that his twitchy eyebrows give him irresistible sex appeal.

Director: Rod Amateau | Stars: Dwayne Hickman, Frank Faylen, Florida Friebus, Bob Denver

Votes: 11

37. I Love Lucy (1951–1957)
Episode: Lucy's Night in Town (1957)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.4
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Murphy's Law is in full force when the Ricardos and the Mertzes leave their new Connecticut home for an evening of dinner and theater in New York City.

Director: William Asher | Stars: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, William Frawley

Votes: 121

38. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: The Bank Account (1958)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.4
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A package delivered to the Cleaver house from a high-end sports store seems to confirm Ward's suspicions that Wally and Beaver skipped school to buy expensive baseball mitts with piggy bank... See full summary »

Director: Norman Tokar | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 49

39. The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (1959–1963)
Episode: The Fast White Mouse (1961)

26 min | Comedy, Family

8.4
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Dobie uses the heredity factor to convince Zelda to abandon her dreams of marrying and having children with him and to turn her affections towards a more suitable mate: Chatsworth Osborn, Jr.

Director: Rod Amateau | Stars: Dwayne Hickman, Bob Denver, Sheila James Kuehl, Steve Franken

Votes: 10

40. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.3
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Widower Sheriff Andy and his son Opie live with Andy's Aunt Bee in Mayberry NC. With virtually no crimes to solve, most of Andy's time is spent philosophizing and calming down his cousin Deputy Barney.

Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Frances Bavier

Votes: 8,929

41. 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: 170

42. The Barbara Stanwyck Show (1960– )

30 min | Drama

8.3
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An anthology series usually starring Miss Stanwyck with her character either facing difficulties or overcoming peril. Several of the episodes were pilots, none of them turned into series.

Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, James Hong, Weaver Levy, Philip Ahn

Votes: 91

43. The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour (1957–1960)
Episode: Lucy Wants a Career (1959)

60 min | Comedy, Family

8.3
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Lucy decides she must re-enter the workforce if she wants more spending money. Ethel stays behind to cook and clean for the Ricardo's and Lucy finds out how much has changed in the employment departments.

Director: Jerry Thorpe | Stars: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Paul Douglas, Vivian Vance

Votes: 65

44. The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (1959–1963)
Episode: The Devil and Dobie Gillis (1963)

26 min | Comedy, Family

8.3
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Chatsworth approaches Dobie with a scheme to rig the raffle at the Osborne charity bazaar and split the $5,000 prize. Will the allure of all that filthy lucre lead the perpetually poor ... See full summary »

Director: Guy Scarpitta | Stars: Dwayne Hickman, Frank Faylen, Florida Friebus, Bob Denver

Votes: 7

45. The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (1959–1963)
Episode: The Mystic Powers of Maynard G. Krebs (1960)

26 min | Comedy, Family

8.3
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Maynard G. Krebs somehow acquires the ability to predict the future. With the Kennedy-Nixon presidential election only one week away, Chatsworth Osborne, Jr. persuades Maynard to appear on ... See full summary »

Director: Rod Amateau | Stars: Dwayne Hickman, Bob Denver, Steve Franken, Doris Packer

Votes: 12

46. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958)
Episode: The Right People (1956)

Comedy

8.3
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When Ronnie takes out Pat Sohmers, Gracie concludes that they're planning to wed, but this news doesn't sit well with status-conscious Mrs. Sohmers - or Pat, who's contemplating marrying another man.

Director: Frederick De Cordova | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Harry von Zell, Bea Benaderet

Votes: 9

47. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Voodoo Magic (1958)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.3
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Eddie Haskell thinks it's funny when Wally and Beaver are grounded after he tricks them into going to the movie "Voodoo Curse" even though they promised June that they wouldn't ... until ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Tokar | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 49

48. My Favorite Martian (1963–1966)
Episode: We Love You, Miss Pringle (1965)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

8.3
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Miss Pringle, Tim's old no nonsense high school English teacher, stops by his apartment. She was and is the faculty advisor for the school newspaper, she being the one who got Tim first ... See full summary »

Director: Oscar Rudolph | Stars: Ray Walston, Bill Bixby, Doris Packer, Randy Kirby

Votes: 12

49. 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: 3,422

50. 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: 1,743

51. Broadside (1964–1965)

30 min | Comedy

8.2
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Lt. Anne Morgan and her fellow Waves are posted to the backwater station on Ranakai, much to the displeasure of Commander Adrian. So his South Seas idyll, including gourmet cook, isn't disrupted has Adrian scheming to transfer the women.

Stars: Kathleen Nolan, Edward Andrews, Dick Sargent, Sheila James Kuehl

Votes: 26

52. Fair Exchange (1962–1963)

60 min | Comedy

8.2
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Eddie Walker of New York City and Tommy Finch of London, England had been World War II buddies and they decide to swap teenage daughters Patty and Heather for a year.

Stars: Eddie Foy Jr., Audrey Christie, Lynn Loring, Flip Mark

Votes: 20

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

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.2
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Beaver's classmates and family plan to watch him "live" when he is chosen to appear as a panelist on the popular TV show "Teen Age Forum". But when everyone, including Beaver, misses an ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 38

54. The Beverly Hillbillies (1962–1971)
Episode: The Clampett Look (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.2
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Cynthia Fenwick makes her filthy rich mother dress in the "Clampett Look" when they visit the Clampetts, since she thinks Elly is a fashion maven. That only reinforces the Clampett's belief that the Fenwicks are poor.

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

Votes: 34

55. The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (1959–1963)
Episode: Three Million Coins in the Fountain (1963)

26 min | Comedy, Family

8.2
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The Osbornes awake to find themselves bankrupt! But crafty Chatsworth is quick to cook up a scheme that will keep their parsnips buttered.

Director: Rod Amateau | Stars: Dwayne Hickman, Frank Faylen, Florida Friebus, Bob Denver

Votes: 12

56. 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: 318

57. City Detective (1953– )

30 min | Drama

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

Votes: 16

58. The Beverly Hillbillies (1962–1971)
Episode: Elly Needs a Maw (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.1
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Mr. Drysdale needs investors for his real estate development project, so he enlists the Widow Fenwick, and aims to cement the deal by hitching her to Jed Clampett, who is looking to find a mother for his daughter, Elly May.

Director: Joseph Depew | Stars: Buddy Ebsen, Irene Ryan, Donna Douglas, Max Baer Jr.

Votes: 26

59. The Beverly Hillbillies (1962–1971)
Episode: Elly Starts to School (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.1
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Mrs. Drysdale recommends Elly for a high-brow finishing school in hopes that humiliating her will drive the Clampetts away; but instead Miss Hathaway convinces the girls at the school that ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 35

60. The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (1959–1963)
Episode: Now I Lay Me Down to Steal (1963)

26 min | Comedy, Family

8.1
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Dobie, Maynard and Mr. Gillis are begrudgingly invited to spend the weekend at Osborne Manor, a visit that coincides with several puzzling robberies. Could our Maynard be a sleepwalking kleptomaniac?

Director: Guy Scarpitta | Stars: Dwayne Hickman, Frank Faylen, Bob Denver, Doris Packer

Votes: 10

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

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.1
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Beaver and his friends buy fad "monster" sweatshirts and agree to wear them to school on the same day but Beaver is the only one who manages to sneak out of his house in the gruesome attire... See full summary »

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

Votes: 39

62. Mister Ed (1958–1966)
Episode: Wilbur's Father (1963)

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

8.1
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Wilbur's 70-year-old father is engaged to be married, and Wilbur, Carol, and the Addisons are all under the false impression that his bride-to-be is fifty years younger.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Alan Young, Connie Hines, Larry Keating, Edna Skinner

Votes: 24

63. The Bob Cummings Show (1955–1959)

30 min | Comedy

8.0
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The romantic misadventures of Bob Collins, a suave, sophisticated bachelor and photographer operating in Hollywood, California. The show centers around his womanizing ways with his models, and his sister's attempts to make him settle down.

Stars: Robert Cummings, Ann B. Davis, Rosemary DeCamp, Dwayne Hickman

Votes: 267

64. Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (1955–1958)

30 min | Drama

8.0
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Add a Plot

Stars: Jane Wyman, Paul Bryar, Simon Scott, Edith Evanson

Votes: 28

65. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Beaver Gets 'Spelled' (1957)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.0
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Beaver expects the worst when teacher Miss Canfield sends him home with a sealed note for his parents.

Director: Norman Tokar | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 86

66. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Polka Dot Pony (1962)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Maureen Thomas is contacted by Burt Renshaw who believes he can put her in contact with the mother who abandoned her. An inheritance is involved and James Grove has found another Maureen. When Renshaw is murdered, Maureen Thomas is charged.

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

Votes: 65

67. The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (1959–1963)
Episode: There's Always Room for One Less (1963)

26 min | Comedy, Family

8.0
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Chatsworth Osborne. Jr. is asked to remove himself from his place of residence (that request came from his mother) and finds himself rooming at the Gillis home, where his champagne tastes ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Montgomery | Stars: Dwayne Hickman, Frank Faylen, Florida Friebus, Bob Denver

Votes: 10

68. Barefoot in the Park (1970–1971)

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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Newlyweds Paul and Corie Bratter struggle to survive their first year of matrimony in NYC.

Stars: Scoey Mitchell, Tracy Reed, Thelma Carpenter, Nipsey Russell

Votes: 30

69. Wendy and Me (1964–1965)

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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George Burns buys an apartment building in Southern California with Mr. Bundy as the building superintendent. Jeff and Wendy Conway are husband and wife tenants; he is an airline pilot and ... See full summary »

Stars: Connie Stevens, Ron Harper, James T. Callahan, J. Pat O'Malley

Votes: 36

70. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Beaver's Poem (1958)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.9
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Ward composes a simple verse for Beaver after the third grader waits until the night before it's due to write a poem for school; but the helpful dad's good intentions go awry when "Beaver's" poem is chosen to win a prize.

Director: Norman Tokar | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 37

71. The Mothers-In-Law (1967–1969)
Episode: Even Mothers-In-Law Have Mothers-In-Law (1968)

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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The newlyweds try a devious diversion to get free of Eve and Kaye's meddling: They send for their mothers' mothers-in-law, who run the women ragged.

Director: Elliott Lewis | Stars: Eve Arden, Kaye Ballard, Herbert Rudley, Richard Deacon

Votes: 7

72. The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961–1966)
Episode: I'm No Henry Walden (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.9
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In answer to an invitation, the Petries attend a swank dinner party thrown by wealthy Mrs. Huntington, which later reveals itself to be a fund-raiser where Rob's compliant gesture turns into a donation far beyond his means.

Director: Jerry Paris | Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Rose Marie, Morey Amsterdam, Larry Mathews

Votes: 74

73. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: The Book Report (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.9
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Daunted by the length of "The Three Musketeers" that he chose to read for a school book report, Beaver writes his report from a film version of the story (The Three Musketeers (1939)) instead, not realizing until too late that the film that he watched was a musical farce.

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

Votes: 28

74. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: The School Picture (1961)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.9
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Gilbert convinces Beaver that they should both make an ugly face when their class picture is taken. Beaver does it, but Gilbert doesn't. It doesn't get discovered until the picture has already gone to press to be in the school yearbook.

Director: Norman Abbott | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 36

75. The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (1959–1963)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.8
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Sensitive teenager Dobie Gillis (yes, Dobie being his real given name) exasperates his grocer father Herbert T. Gillis and is the apple of Winnie Gillis' eye, she being his mother. Dobie ... See full summary »

Stars: Dwayne Hickman, Bob Denver, Frank Faylen, Florida Friebus

Votes: 1,045

76. 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: 68

77. Pete and Gladys (1960–1962)

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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Pete Porter is an insurance salesman and the somewhat-dour straight man to his perky and beautiful but scatterbrained wife, Gladys.

Stars: Harry Morgan, Cara Williams, Verna Felton, Shirley Mitchell

Votes: 79

78. It's a Great Life (I) (1954–1956)

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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Two ex G.I.'s Denny and Steve return home and take a room at the boarding house of the doting Amy Morgan. Also in the house are the young and beautiful Cathy, and Amy's irrasciable, ... See full summary »

Stars: William Bishop, Michael O'Shea, Frances Bavier, James Dunn

Votes: 48

79. The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (1959–1963)
Episode: Competition Is the Life of Trade (1960)

26 min | Comedy, Family

7.8
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When the Quimbys come to town and open a grocery store, Dobie competes with Chatsworth for Delphine's affections while Mr. Gillis competes with Mr. Quimby for the local grocery trade.

Director: Robert Gordon | Stars: Dwayne Hickman, Frank Faylen, Florida Friebus, Bob Denver

Votes: 10

80. The Lucy Show (1962–1968)
Episode: Lucy and the Runaway Butterfly (1963)

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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The hunt is on for a butterfly Lucy allowed to escape while helping Jerry with his collection. On a dinner date with a lawyer, she leaps into action when she thinks she spots the rogue ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Donohue | Stars: Lucille Ball, Vivian Vance, Candy Moore, Jimmy Garrett

Votes: 19

81. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Part-Time Genius (1958)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.8
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After having to listen to colleague "Corny" Cornelius brag about his children's academic excellence, Ward is thrilled to return the favor when principal Mrs. Rayburn calls to say that ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Tokar | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 45

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

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.8
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Wally worries that popular Myra won't go with him to the sophomore spring dance if he can't afford to buy her an expensive orchid corsage.

Director: Norman Abbott | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 31

83. Laramie (1959–1963)

60 min | Western

7.7
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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: 524

84. The Mothers-In-Law (1967–1969)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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Roger and Kaye live next door to Eve and Herb. Eve and Herb's daughter Suzie marries Roger and Kaye's son Jerry. This forces the families to be a bit closer than they would prefer, ... See full summary »

Stars: Eve Arden, Kaye Ballard, Herbert Rudley, Jerry Fogel

Votes: 368

85. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.6
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The misadventures of a suburban boy, family and friends.

Stars: Jerry Mathers, Hugh Beaumont, Barbara Billingsley, Tony Dow

Votes: 4,852

86. The Thin Man (1957–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Mystery

7.6
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Nick Charles, an ex-private detective, marries Nora and lives in a luxurious Park Avenue apartment in New York City. Nick's former underworld friends still hang around and get him involved ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Lawford, Phyllis Kirk, Asta, Jack Albertson

Votes: 158

87. The Adventures of Jim Bowie (1956–1958)

30 min | Western, Adventure

7.6
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Set in the Louisiana Territory around 1830, wealthy planter Jim Bowie encounters many famous people in New Orleans or the backwoods, relying for protection on the knife he supposedly ... See full summary »

Stars: Scott Forbes, William Schallert, John Laing, Joyce Vanderveen

Votes: 124

88. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Beaver's Crush (1957)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.6
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Beaver's crush on his teacher Miss Canfield and teasing by the other kids leads him to put a spring snake in her desk drawer. When his conscience starts acting up, he does his best to make sure the snake stays in the desk.

Director: Norman Tokar | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 51

89. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Beaver's Graduation (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.6
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Beaver worries that he won't graduate with his grammar school class when he doesn't find his diploma while he and Gilbert are snooping around in principal Rayburn's office.

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

Votes: 32

90. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Beaver's I.Q. (1960)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.6
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Ward is concerned that Beaver's attitude toward his schoolwork will jeopardize his future and when the school principal announces that Beaver's class will be given an intelligence test ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Abbott | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 27

91. Mister Ed (1958–1966)
Episode: Ed Agrees to Talk (1961)

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

7.6
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When Wilbur balks at buying a new car for Carol, she hitches up a buggy to Mister Ed. Ed then reports her to the SPCA.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Alan Young, Connie Hines, Larry Keating, Edna Skinner

Votes: 21

92. The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (1959–1963)
Episode: I Was a Boy Sorority Girl (1962)

26 min | Comedy, Family

7.6
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To earn $20 to woo his high-class girlfriend Samantha, Dobie and Maynard take a job as waiters at a sorority house party, but when Samantha shows up as a guest, the boys become girls to avoid being detected.

Director: Ralph Murphy | Stars: Dwayne Hickman, Frank Faylen, Bob Denver, Doris Packer

Votes: 8

93. The Thin Man (1957–1959)
Episode: Lady Frankenstein (1959)

30 min | Comedy, Mystery

7.6
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Blondie Collins returns to bother Nick and Nora. To get away from her, the couple takes a hastily planned trip to Florida

Stars: Peter Lawford, Phyllis Kirk, Nina Foch, Fritz Feld

Votes: 5

94. The Governor & J.J. (1969–1970)

30 min | Comedy

7.5
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The relationship between a widowed state governor and his hip daughter J.J.

Stars: Dan Dailey, Julie Sommars, James T. Callahan, Nora Marlowe

Votes: 65

95. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Beaver and Poncho (1958)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.5
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Beaver gets attached to a runaway chihuahua named Poncho and sneaks the little dog to school under his coat on the morning the owner comes to claim it.

Director: Norman Tokar | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 47

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

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.5
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Beaver finds it a challenge to write a fifty word composition for a school assignment about his mother's life as a girl, especially when his classmates' mothers' lives seem much more exciting than June's.

Director: Norman Abbott | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 37

97. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: The Clothing Drive (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.5
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June sends Ward to the principal's office to explain to Mrs. Rayburn how three of his good suits got mixed in with the old clothing donation that won Beaver the grammar school's "Good Citizen" award...and tell her that he wants them back!

Director: Charles F. Haas | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 34

98. Ensign O'Toole (1962–1963)

30 min | Comedy

7.4
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Ensign O'Toole is a lower ranking officer on the destroyer Appleby. He keeps things lively instigating pranks while avoiding any work and trying to show up his nemesis, Lt. Rex St. John. The regular seaman are his willing accomplices.

Stars: Dean Jones, Jack Albertson, Jay C. Flippen, Harvey Lembeck

Votes: 48

99. The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (1959–1963)
Episode: The Day the Teachers Disappeared (1961)

26 min | Comedy, Family

7.4
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Parents pinch-hit for the teachers when a flu epidemic fells the faculty. Dobie livens up Mrs. Kenney's music class by singing "Don't Send a Rabbit" from Dwayne Hickman's 1960 Capitol LP "Dobie."

Director: Rod Amateau | Stars: Dwayne Hickman, Frank Faylen, Florida Friebus, Bob Denver

Votes: 7

100. Green Acres (1965–1971)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.3
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A New York City attorney and his wife attempt to live as genteel farmers in the bizarre community of Hooterville.

Stars: Eddie Albert, Eva Gabor, Tom Lester, Pat Buttram

Votes: 4,018