Highest Rated Titles With Gene Anthony Ray


1. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Alice Doesn't Work Here Anymore (1987)

Drama, Music, Musical

8.6
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When Mrs. Berg learns that her old lover is coming to visit her, realizing that her lie of running the school has come back to haunt her, the kids help her pose as school principal. Gordon,... See full summary »

Director: Harry Longstreet | Stars: Debbie Allen, Robert Romanus, Olivia Barash, Diane Cary

Votes: 30

2. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Blizzard (1984)

47 min | Drama, Music, Musical

8.1
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A broken furnace and a prowler are two of the problems facing those stranded at the school by a blizzard.

Director: William F. Claxton | Stars: Debbie Allen, Jesse Borrego, Cynthia Gibb, Albert Hague

Votes: 11

3. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Coco Returns (1985)

Drama, Music, Musical

8.0
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A retired director working on a student production clashes with Coco---who has just returned after being "out there" on her own.

Director: Debbie Allen | Stars: Debbie Allen, Erica Gimpel, Milton Berle, Francesca P. Roberts

Votes: 15

4. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Czech-Mate (1984)

Drama, Music, Musical

8.0
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Christopher falls hard for a visiting Czech student; Leroy tries to avoid a new admirer; Doris runs for student-body president.

Director: William F. Claxton | Stars: Debbie Allen, Daphne Ashbrook, Sam Slovick, David Greenlee

Votes: 12

5. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Indian Summer (1984)

Drama, Music, Musical

8.0
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Doris and Danny console each other over sour flings; Love holds surprise for both Sherwood and Leroy; Holly sets her sights on an older man.

Director: William F. Claxton | Stars: Debbie Allen, Morgan Stevens, Ric Mancini, Jim Weston

Votes: 12

6. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Spontaneous Combustion (1984)

Drama, Music, Musical

8.0
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Leroy makes the biggest sacrifice of those protesting a directive prohibiting dancing and singing in the halls.

Director: Michael A. Hoey | Stars: Debbie Allen, Sam Slovick, Ben Hammer, Andrew J. Lederer

Votes: 11

7. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: The Heart of Rock 'N' Roll (1984)

Drama, Music, Musical

8.0
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Comprised of excerpts from the second U.S. concert by "The Kids from Fame" paying tribute to the history of Rock 'N' Roll.

Director: Walter C. Miller | Stars: Jesse Borrego, Bill Hufsey, Carlo Imperato, Janet Jackson

Votes: 17

8. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: The Monster That Devoured Las Vegas (1984)

Drama, Music, Musical

8.0
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An opening-night hex threatens Cassidy's directorial debut when Morloch inadvertently breaks a show-business dictum.

Director: Allan Arkush | Stars: Debbie Allen, Sam Slovick, Tuesday Knight, Lee Ving

Votes: 15

9. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Reflections (1985)

Drama, Music, Musical

7.9
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Holly's despair over her parents' marriage causes her to become anorexic; Doris decides on a Hawaiian theme for the school's Prom.

Director: Valerie Landsburg | Stars: Debbie Allen, Donna McKechnie, Barry Jenner, Gigi Vorgan

Votes: 14

10. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: The Heart of Rock 'N' Roll II (1985)

Drama, Music, Musical

7.8
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This episode contains excerpts from the second half of the concert.

Director: Walter C. Miller | Stars: Jesse Borrego, Bill Hufsey, Carlo Imperato, Janet Jackson

Votes: 13

11. Intimate Portrait (1993– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.7
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Find out more about the women you love and admire who have made their mark in movies, music, politics, sports and more in these "Intimate Portraits."

Stars: Linda Emond, Lisa Friedman, Meredith Vieira, Robert Wagner

Votes: 169

12. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Metamorphosis (1982)

46 min | Drama, Music, Musical

7.7
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Julie tries her best to fit in at the New York School for the Performing Arts, with a little bit of help from Doris and Montgomery.

Director: Bob Kelljan | Stars: Debbie Allen, Lee Curreri, Erica Gimpel, Albert Hague

Votes: 50

13. VH-1 Where Are They Now? (1999–2004)

Documentary, Biography

7.5
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Stars: James Curreri, John Travolta, Bobby Brown, Betsy Lynn George

Votes: 74

14. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Danny De Bergerac (1985)

Drama, Music, Musical

7.5
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Danny falls for Nicole while trying to smooth things between her and Jesse; Morloch gets a second chance with his college sweetheart.

Director: Arthur Allan Seidelman | Stars: Debbie Allen, Scott Marlowe, Jennifer Rhodes, Jesse Borrego

Votes: 8

15. The Drew Carey Show (1995–2004)
Episode: Drew's the Other Man (1996)

TV-PG | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Drew is upset when Bonnie refuses to go out on dates with him in public. She always wants to stay over at his place and order take-out. Drew thinks Bonnie is concerned about his financial ... See full summary »

Director: Brian K. Roberts | Stars: Drew Carey, Diedrich Bader, Christa Miller, Kathy Kinney

Votes: 33

16. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Team Work (1985)

Drama, Music, Musical

7.3
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When Christopher experiences fame, he abandons his comedic partner Danny and attempts to sabotage Leroy as he becomes competition. When Nicole moves in with Holly for a week, tension builds between the pair.

Director: Donald Reiker | Stars: Debbie Allen, Vincent Baggetta, Dick Miller, Lynnda Ferguson

Votes: 10

17. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: A Place to Belong (1985)

Drama, Music, Musical

7.2
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New student, Dusty joins the school and feels particularly out of place. Leroy becomes Miss Grant's dance assistant. Chris and Danny prepare to play female roles in drama class.

Director: Ray Danton | Stars: Debbie Allen, Randee Heller, Jesse Borrego, Loretta Chandler

Votes: 10

18. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Nothing Personal (1984)

60 min | Drama, Music, Musical

7.2
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Christopher writes a less-than-rave review of Cleo's debut as a lead dancer; Nicole and Jesse look for romance in the personal ads.

Director: Debbie Allen | Stars: Debbie Allen, Jesse Borrego, Cynthia Gibb, Albert Hague

Votes: 12

19. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: The Rivalry (1984)

Drama, Music, Musical

7.2
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Lydia has a dancing showdown with Holly's mother, who thinks Lydia and Holly lack the drive to succeed in show business.

Director: Allan Arkush | Stars: Debbie Allen, Donna McKechnie, Lawrence Lott, Madelyn Cates

Votes: 8

20. Vendredi ou la vie sauvage (1983 TV Movie)

Adventure, Comedy

7.1
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Director: Gérard Vergez | Stars: Michael York, Gene Anthony Ray, Roger Blin, Robert Rimbaud

Votes: 24

21. Intimate Portrait (1993– )
Episode: Debbie Allen (1998)

Documentary, Biography

7.1
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Stars: Debbie Allen, Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Gene Anthony Ray

Votes: 44

22. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Go Softly Into Morning (1987)

60 min | Drama, Music, Musical

7.1
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After and eventful party, Miss Grant is frustrated to learn that Danny and Nicole have not shown up for an important rehearsal. That frustration turns to grief when they learn that Nicole ... See full summary »

Director: Win Phelps | Stars: Debbie Allen, Sean Sullivan, Dick Miller, Betty Karlen

Votes: 13

23. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Secrets (1984)

47 min | Drama, Music, Musical

7.1
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An undercover narcotics officer becomes a student at the school to the dislikes of Miss Grant and others.

Director: Victor French | Stars: Debbie Allen, Lee Curreri, Cynthia Gibb, Erica Gimpel

Votes: 12

24. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: The Ol' Ball Game (1985)

Drama, Music, Musical

7.1
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Morloch and Danny set up a softball game, but their team lacks spirit---until it receives an injection of sports 'woman' ship.

Director: Donald Reiker | Stars: Debbie Allen, Rob Morrow, Dick Miller, Burke Byrnes

Votes: 13

25. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: The Return of Doctor Scorpio (1984)

Drama, Music, Musical

7.1
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A school alumnus and Shakespearean actor volunteers to be in the school's anniversary show in hopes of revitalizing his career.

Director: William F. Claxton | Stars: Debbie Allen, Anthony Newley, Sam Slovick, David Westgor

Votes: 8

26. Top of the Pops (1964–2016)

30 min | Music

7.0
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A rundown of the latest chart hits, featuring in-studio performances from popular music artists.

Stars: The Ladybirds, Pan's People, Jimmy Savile, Lulu Cartwright

Votes: 524

27. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Baby, Remember My Name (1987)

Drama, Music, Musical

7.0
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The school is trying its hands at its first video yearbook and with alumni week in session, Bruno, Coco, Doris, Montgomery, Holly, and Chris are interviewed for the video. Miss Grant ... See full summary »

Director: Debbie Allen | Stars: Debbie Allen, Olivia Barash, Jesse Borrego, Michael Cerveris

Votes: 17

28. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Dreams (1985)

Drama, Music, Musical

7.0
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The kids learn that Jesse is an illegal alien, and Immigration Service plans to have him deported. Jesse has to prove to Immigration Service that he has the "talent" to stay.

Director: Ken Ehrlich | Stars: Debbie Allen, George Murdock, Madlyn Rhue, John Milford

Votes: 9

29. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: The Ballad of Ray Claxton (1984)

60 min | Drama, Music, Musical

7.0
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A feature on the school brings Nicole to the attention of a prisoner, who brings his talents to the attention of the school.

Director: Allan Arkush | Stars: Debbie Allen, Gail Strickland, Tom Schanley, Jesse Borrego

Votes: 8

30. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: The Crazies (1982)

49 min | Drama, Music, Musical

7.0
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Doris learns that sometimes honesty is not always the best policy. When Shorofsky is hospitalized, Bruno realizes that he is important to his life.

Director: Mel Swope | Stars: Debbie Allen, Lee Curreri, Erica Gimpel, Albert Hague

Votes: 27

31. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Tomorrow's Children (1985)

Drama, Music, Musical

7.0
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Sherwood fights student apathy when Morloch institutes an ROTC program at the school and cancels a show to benefit the nuclear-freeze movement.

Director: Debbie Allen | Stars: Debbie Allen, Jesse Borrego, Cynthia Gibb, Albert Hague

Votes: 13

32. The Drew Carey Show (1995–2004)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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Drew is an assistant director of personnel in a Cleveland department store and he has been stuck there for ten years. Other than fighting with co-worker Mimi, his hobbies include drinking ... See full summary »

Stars: Drew Carey, Diedrich Bader, Kathy Kinney, Ryan Stiles

Votes: 13,435

33. Fame (1982–1987)

60 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.9
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The stories of the students and faculty of the New York City High School for the Performing Arts.

Stars: Debbie Allen, Carlo Imperato, Gene Anthony Ray, Albert Hague

Votes: 2,379

34. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: I Never Danced for My Father (1984)

Drama, Music, Musical

6.9
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Leroy won't let his estranged father back into his life. Meanwhile, Danny can't get his father to support his career choice.

Director: Kevin Hooks | Stars: Debbie Allen, Alan Weeks, Dick Miller, Louis Giambalvo

Votes: 8

35. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Selling Out (1985)

Drama, Music, Musical

6.9
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Jesse wins a song-writing contest but struggles with remaining true to himself when a couple of big-shots try to re-write his work. Mr. Shorofsky has to decide whether to let a mediocre ... See full summary »

Director: Ray Danton | Stars: Debbie Allen, Christian Clemenson, Robert Fieldsteel, Joshua Cadman

Votes: 8

36. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Who Am I, Really? (1985)

Drama, Music, Musical

6.9
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Nicole's parents are shocked by the sudden appearance of Nicole's biological mother.

Director: Ray Danton | Stars: Debbie Allen, Julie Carmen, Jennifer Rhodes, Ted Sorel

Votes: 9

37. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Wishes (1985)

Drama, Music, Musical

6.9
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Sherwood temporarily becomes vice-principal; Doris has a dream date; and Leroy shoots for $10,000 on a game show.

Director: Michael A. Hoey | Stars: Debbie Allen, Yves André Martin, Stuart Pankin, Ismael 'East' Carlo

Votes: 8

38. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: A Special Place (1982)

48 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.8
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Budget cutbacks prompts the School Board to fire one of the school's teachers.

Director: Robert Scheerer | Stars: Debbie Allen, Lee Curreri, Erica Gimpel, Albert Hague

Votes: 24

39. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Hail to the Chief (1983)

60 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.8
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Problems occur when the President of the United States decides to visit a benefit show at the school.

Director: Robert C. Thompson | Stars: Debbie Allen, Lee Curreri, Cynthia Gibb, Erica Gimpel

Votes: 16

40. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Lisa's Song (1984)

47 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.8
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Doris is contacted by a ghost during rehearsals of a play. The ghost needs Doris' help to finish her role, so she can rest in peace.

Director: Debbie Allen | Stars: Debbie Allen, Lee Curreri, Cynthia Gibb, Erica Gimpel

Votes: 9

41. The Drew Carey Show (1995–2004)
Episode: New York and Queens (1997)

TV-PG | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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After a disastrous trip to New York to sell Buzz Beer, the gang makes a shocking discovery: The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) has been replaced as the weekend midnight movie with The ... See full summary »

Director: Brian K. Roberts | Stars: Drew Carey, Diedrich Bader, Christa Miller, Kathy Kinney

Votes: 43

42. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Parent's Week (1985)

Drama, Music, Musical

6.8
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Nicole has a difficult time dealing with the pressure her parents are putting on her; Meanwhile Danny's parents decide to get divorced.

Director: Michael A. Hoey | Stars: Debbie Allen, Betty Karlen, Sam Slovick, Louis Giambalvo

Votes: 8

43. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Reunions (1982)

60 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.8
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Leroy wants his mom to come to the last show of year but she is in Detroit. Shorofsky's old flame visits and tells the students about the Holocaust.

Director: John Patterson | Stars: Debbie Allen, Lee Curreri, Erica Gimpel, Albert Hague

Votes: 21

44. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: To Soar and Never Falter (1982)

48 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.8
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Bruno is in love with a dance major named Kathy Murphy. When he is to write a piece of music for her, she performs for him and gets injured. It turns out that she has Multiple Sclerosis.

Director: Harry Harris | Stars: Debbie Allen, Lee Curreri, Erica Gimpel, Albert Hague

Votes: 32

45. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? (1985)

Drama, Music, Musical

6.8
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Mugging victim Doris appears to handle the experience better than her family or friends; Dwight tries to control his emotions for Holly.

Director: Lorraine Senna | Stars: Debbie Allen, Madlyn Rhue, Frances Bay, David Greenlee

Votes: 13

46. On Location with: FAME (1980)

12 min | Documentary, Short

6.7
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A short film about the making of the movie "Fame."

Director: Mark Schneider | Stars: Alan Parker, Maureen Teefy, Antonia Franceschi, Irene Cara

Votes: 43

47. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Beginnings (1982)

48 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.7
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Students cry racism when a ballet teacher won't let Leroy's girlfriend have a solo part.

Director: Robert Scheerer | Stars: Debbie Allen, Lee Curreri, Erica Gimpel, Albert Hague

Votes: 21

48. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Fame and Fortune (1986)

Drama, Music, Musical

6.7
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Nicole gets the opportunity of a lifetime when she's invited to sing back-up for her idol Frannie Fortune but Nicole gets a quick lesson in the dog-eat-dog nature of the business. After Mr.... See full summary »

Directors: Robert Caplain, Michael Switzer | Stars: Debbie Allen, Bonnie Bramlett, Jim Piddock, Frederic Tucker

Votes: 7

49. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Knockout (1983)

60 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.7
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Leroy helps Sherwood learn how to talk jive, so she could reach a student with a problem; and helps Billy Hall become a better dancer.

Director: William F. Claxton | Stars: Debbie Allen, Lee Curreri, Cynthia Gibb, Erica Gimpel

Votes: 15

50. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: School Is Out (1985)

Drama, Music, Musical

6.7
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Jesse, Cleo and Nicole reminisce before summer vacation---and Cleo's move to Hollywood.

Director: Debbie Allen | Stars: Debbie Allen, Jesse Borrego, Deborah Brighton, Cynthia Gibb

Votes: 11

51. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Take My Wife... Please (1985)

Drama, Music, Musical

6.7
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Two love triangles evolve: one with Danny, Cleo and Leroy; and the other involving Christopher, his drama teacher and the teacher's ex-wife.

Stars: Debbie Allen, Jesse Borrego, Cynthia Gibb, Albert Hague

Votes: 11

52. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: The Sell-Out (1982)

48 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.7
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When Bruno's dad buys him a new synthesizer, Bruno feels the need to get a job to help pay for it. Meanwhile, Julie wonders why Coco is suddenly so rude to her while they are doing a very important number together.

Director: Thomas Carter | Stars: Debbie Allen, Lee Curreri, Erica Gimpel, Albert Hague

Votes: 28

53. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: The Strike (1982)

48 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.7
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The School Of The Arts is plagued by a teachers' strike just as the kids are set to work on a musical production of Othello. Meanwhile Leroy is cast for the part of Othello, but feels he just can't speak the way the script was written.

Director: Thomas Carter | Stars: Debbie Allen, Lee Curreri, Erica Gimpel, Albert Hague

Votes: 30

54. Fame (1980)

R | 134 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.6
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58 Metascore

A chronicle of the lives of several teenagers who attend a New York high school for students gifted in the performing arts.

Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Eddie Barth, Irene Cara, Lee Curreri, Laura Dean

Votes: 17,567 | Gross: $0.00M

55. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: A River to Cross (1986)

Drama, Music, Musical

6.6
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When the school decides to work on a production of "Huck Finn," Bobby expresses uneasiness with the portrayal of his character Jim. Outraged by the content and lack of disapproval from his ... See full summary »

Director: Debbie Allen | Stars: Debbie Allen, Stan Shaw, Kenneth Ransom, David Greenlee

Votes: 7

56. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: All I Want for Christmas (1986)

60 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.6
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When Tina comes to visit Leroy, he plans to make her a believer in the Christmas spirit. Between studying and working, he makes little time for Tina which leaves her despondent. Mr. ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Myerson | Stars: Debbie Allen, Caryn Ward, Zachary Bostrom, Elden Henson

Votes: 7

57. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Bottle of Blues (1984)

47 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.6
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Doris tries to get everyone to help her cure her old boyfriend of his alcoholism.

Director: Robert Scheerer | Stars: Debbie Allen, Lee Curreri, Cynthia Gibb, Erica Gimpel

Votes: 9

58. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: But Seriously Folks (1982)

48 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.6
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Danny starts taking caffeine pills to juggle school and his new midnight gig at a comedy club. Meanwhile Doris has her first screen-test for a hamburger commercial.

Director: Alan J. Levi | Stars: Debbie Allen, Lee Curreri, Erica Gimpel, Albert Hague

Votes: 27

59. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Consequences (1983)

48 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.6
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Danny is forced to choose between friends when he discovers Chris cheated on a test, using Holly's answers.

Director: Michael A. Hoey | Stars: Debbie Allen, Lee Curreri, Cynthia Gibb, Erica Gimpel

Votes: 16

60. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Ebenezer Morloch (1985)

Drama, Music, Musical

6.6
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With Mr. Morloch's strict enforcement of school board regulations, he is seen as a "Scrooge." On Christmas eve, while working on the school's budget, Mr. Morloch falls asleep in his office ... See full summary »

Director: Nicholas Sgarro | Stars: Debbie Allen, Jesse Borrego, Loretta Chandler, Cynthia Gibb

Votes: 8

61. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Self Defense (1986)

Drama, Music, Musical

6.6
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The School of the Arts is plagued by a series of vandalism attacks by unknown vandals. Jesse is upset when he discovers that Nicole has a secret admirer who keeps sending her flowers. With ... See full summary »

Director: Allan Arkush | Stars: Debbie Allen, Dick Miller, Robert Romanus, David Greenlee

Votes: 8

62. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Street Kid (1982)

48 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.6
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Doris, while pretending to be a hooker, meets a real hooker named Tracy, and tries to help her out.

Director: Robert Scheerer | Stars: Debbie Allen, Lee Curreri, Erica Gimpel, Albert Hague

Votes: 33

63. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: The Comedian (1986)

Drama, Music, Musical

6.6
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When Danny and Chris gain local success with their comedy act, Comedian Sandy Webb, who is running a comedy workshop at the School of the Arts, steals their act and prompts the break up of ... See full summary »

Director: Reza Badiyi | Stars: Debbie Allen, Sal Viscuso, Betty Karlen, Dick Miller

Votes: 8

64. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Tomorrow's Farewell (1982)

46 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.6
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The school board has come to evaluate the school. Each of the kids are interviewed and we get a glimpse of their background.

Director: Thomas Carter | Stars: Debbie Allen, Lee Curreri, Erica Gimpel, Albert Hague

Votes: 29

65. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: White Light (1985)

Drama, Music, Musical

6.6
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Christopher falls for a new student, Julie Chandler, who he discovers to be a coke addict. Her persistent use does not only hurts their relationship but may cause Julie an inevitable-and ... See full summary »

Director: Allan Arkush | Stars: Debbie Allen, Wendy Smith Howard, Betty Karlen, Dick Miller

Votes: 7

66. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: ...Help from My Friends (1983)

46 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.5
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After a series of school lockers are vandalized, Dwight finds a suicide note and Doris tries to enlist her friends in helping her find the note's author.

Director: Georg Stanford Brown | Stars: Debbie Allen, Lee Curreri, Erica Gimpel, Albert Hague

Votes: 20

67. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: And the Winner Is.... (1982)

49 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.5
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Bruno's script is chosen to be produced and he is given the chance to choose the cast. Unfortunately he can't make up his mind as to whom to choose.

Director: Marc Daniels | Stars: Debbie Allen, Lee Curreri, Erica Gimpel, Albert Hague

Votes: 20

68. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Come One, Come All (1982)

48 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.5
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Montgomery's mother, a famous movie star, has agreed to direct the school variety show. The only problem is she wants to use it to showcase herself.

Director: Robert Scheerer | Stars: Debbie Allen, Lee Curreri, Erica Gimpel, Albert Hague

Votes: 26

69. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: A Big Finish (1982)

46 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.4
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The janitor has a secret. He was a famous Broadway dancer and he is hiding a friend (also a famous dancer) and a dog in his office.

Director: Robert Douglas | Stars: Debbie Allen, Lee Curreri, Erica Gimpel, Albert Hague

Votes: 22

70. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: A Different Drummer (1986)

60 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.4
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Reggie challenges conventionalism in order to help the homeless and ends up in a bit of trouble with Mr. Dyrenforth and the law. Dusty's father, Reverend Tyler, visits his daughter in New ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Switzer | Stars: Debbie Allen, Albert Hall, Marilyn Chris, Carolyn Mignini

Votes: 8

71. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Alone in a Crowd (1982)

48 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.4
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Bruno is afraid of performing in public and must learn to overcome his fears.

Director: Robert Scheerer | Stars: Debbie Allen, Lee Curreri, Erica Gimpel, Albert Hague

Votes: 30

72. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Blood, Sweat and Circuits (1983)

49 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.4
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Bruno accepts a challenge from Miss Sherwood to try to create "art" from a computer and when the school acquires one, he's delighted, until he learns that the machine's purpose is to replace Mrs. Berg.

Director: Richard Kinon | Stars: Debbie Allen, Lee Curreri, Erica Gimpel, Albert Hague

Votes: 18

73. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Broadway Danny Amatullo (1985)

Drama, Music, Musical

6.4
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When Danny finds out that a notable agent regularly attends a local restaurant, him and the gang set out to audition for him right it the restaurant. After a spirited rendition of Prince's ... See full summary »

Director: Lawrence Dobkin | Stars: Debbie Allen, Randee Heller, Nancy Lenehan, Dick Miller

Votes: 7

74. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Bronco Bob Rides Again (1985)

60 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.4
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Danny meets his hero Bronco Bob from the old western movies. When he finds that Bronco is down on his luck and on the verge of losing his prized horse Prince the Miracle Horse to ... See full summary »

Director: Allan Arkush | Stars: Debbie Allen, Myron Healey, Leo Gordon, Dick Miller

Votes: 7

75. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Childhood's End (1982)

48 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.4
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When her grandmother dies, Coco questions her decision to become a performer. The kids attempt to find Julie's stolen cello.

Director: Marc Daniels | Stars: Debbie Allen, Lee Curreri, Erica Gimpel, Albert Hague

Votes: 21

76. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Gonna Learn How to Fly: Part 2 (1983)

48 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.4
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Leroy and Christopher try to settle their differences in a fist fight, while Bruno gets a waiters job where he can also play his music.

Director: William F. Claxton | Stars: Debbie Allen, Lee Curreri, Cynthia Gibb, Erica Gimpel

Votes: 15

77. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: His Majesty Donlon (1985)

Drama, Music, Musical

6.4
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Prince Freddy of Vatonia visits New York City to make a speech for a United Nations' event. When the prince's life is threatened, Christopher, the prince's perfect look-a-like, is chosen to... See full summary »

Director: Michael A. Hoey | Stars: Debbie Allen, Henry Beckman, David Greenlee, Adam Gregor

Votes: 8

78. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Holmes Sweet Holmes (1986)

Drama, Music, Musical

6.4
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After a rehearsal for the school's production of "Sherlock Holmes," a pipe in the dressing room bursts. The school is in need of serious renovation only, the school cannot fund the repair ... See full summary »

Director: Allan Arkush | Stars: Debbie Allen, Robert Costanzo, Paul Bartel, Robert Romanus

Votes: 7

79. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Homecoming (1982)

48 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.4
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Doris tries to reunite her father and brother after years of apart, while the students share Miss Grant's need to impress her former teacher.

Director: Peter Levin | Stars: Debbie Allen, Lee Curreri, Erica Gimpel, Albert Hague

Votes: 16

80. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Not in Kansas Anymore (1983)

48 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.4
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Doris slips, hits her head and dreams she's entered the "Land of Oz".

Director: Robert Scheerer | Stars: Debbie Allen, Lee Curreri, Erica Gimpel, Albert Hague

Votes: 16

81. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Pros and Cons (1987)

Drama, Music, Musical

6.4
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After rekindling her relationship with her high school fling, Lydia learns that her lover makes a living as a stock swindler. Ian becomes jealous when his father starts hanging around the school, and hits it off with his friends.

Director: Michael Switzer | Stars: Debbie Allen, Julius Carry, Jesse Borrego, Grainger Hines

Votes: 7

82. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Rules (1983)

47 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.4
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Bruno falls for Lisa Connors, who just happens to be Shorofsky's student teacher.

Director: Marc Daniels | Stars: Debbie Allen, Lee Curreri, Cynthia Gibb, Erica Gimpel

Votes: 16

83. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Stagefright (1986)

Drama, Music, Musical

6.4
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Christopher develops severe stage fright after he makes and early entrance on stage. Jesse attempts the tapping record and Kate asserts that she wants to transfer out of Miss Grant's dance class into Miss Turner's class.

Director: Debbie Allen | Stars: Debbie Allen, Robert Firth, Will Bledsoe, Larry Spinak

Votes: 7

84. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: The First Time (1986)

Drama, Music, Musical

6.4
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A series of unlucky events has Mr. Dyrenforth convinced that he is jinxed. When Nicole refuses to have sex with Jesse, the two break-up deciding to date other people for a school dance. ... See full summary »

Director: Robert C. Thompson | Stars: Debbie Allen, Will Bledsoe, Britt Leach, David Greenlee

Votes: 7

85. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: A Tough Act to Follow (1982)

49 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.3
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Danny's grief over the death of Mr. Crandall threatens to cause his expulsion, but help comes from an unexpected source.

Director: Jack Bender | Stars: Debbie Allen, Lee Curreri, Erica Gimpel, Albert Hague

Votes: 15

86. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Appearances (1984)

47 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.3
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Holly and Christopher are cast as lovers in a play, while Danny helps a girl trying to avoid returning to the Soviet Union by becoming a dance student.

Director: William F. Claxton | Stars: Debbie Allen, Lee Curreri, Cynthia Gibb, Erica Gimpel

Votes: 10

87. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Double Exposure (1986)

Drama, Music, Musical

6.3
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Competition between Danny and Jesse for the lead in "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" heats up when it is determined that who ever plays the role has to pass the biology midterm. Jesse is caught ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Duke | Stars: Debbie Allen, Jesse Borrego, Loretta Chandler, David Greenlee

Votes: 7

88. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Ending on a High Note (1983)

49 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.3
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In order to appear in a show with a famous actor, Leroy and Danny become involved coaching a boys' choir in basketball.

Director: Jack Bender | Stars: Debbie Allen, Lee Curreri, Erica Gimpel, Albert Hague

Votes: 18

89. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Fame Looks at Music '83 (1984)

48 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.3
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Contains excerpts from a 1983 concert featuring "The Kids from Fame" paying tribute to the music of 1983.

Director: Walter C. Miller | Stars: Debbie Allen, Cynthia Gibb, Bill Hufsey, Carlo Imperato

Votes: 14

90. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Friendship Day (1983)

48 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.3
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Preparations for "Friendship Day" at School of the Arts has put everyone at odds with each other.

Director: Robert Scheerer | Stars: Debbie Allen, Lee Curreri, Erica Gimpel, Albert Hague

Votes: 12

91. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Gonna Learn How to Fly: Part 1 (1983)

48 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.3
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The excitement of a new school year is dampened when Bruno's father suddenly dies and he is forced to drop out of school.

Director: William F. Claxton | Stars: Debbie Allen, Lee Curreri, Cynthia Gibb, Erica Gimpel

Votes: 16

92. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Passing Grade (1982)

47 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.3
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Coco and Lydia vie for a part in a show. Danny wants to meet Johnny Carson and becomes a waiter.

Director: Nicholas Sgarro | Stars: Debbie Allen, Lee Curreri, Erica Gimpel, Albert Hague

Votes: 39

93. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Savage Streets (1985)

Drama, Music, Musical

6.3
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When violence erupts among neighborhood gang rivals, The Ravens and the Skulls, the Ravens' leader asks Jesse to join their gang. Although unwilling initially, when The Skulls' leader kills... See full summary »

Director: Nicholas Sgarro | Stars: Debbie Allen, Esai Morales, Abel Franco, Eddie Castrodad

Votes: 9

94. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: That Was the Weekend That Was (1987)

45 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.3
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Jesse gets the key to the school to catalog Shorofky's collection of sheet music over the weekend. Joe Mackey is hosting the Grand Gathering of Muskrats at his cafe and convinces Leroy to ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Switzer | Stars: Debbie Allen, Olivia Barash, Barrie Raffel, Jesse Borrego

Votes: 7

95. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: W.S.O.A. (1986)

Drama, Music, Musical

6.3
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As the deejay for W.S.O.A., the school's radio station, Jesse receives calls from Roberta, a suicidal sixteen year-old. After being advised by a psychologist for the school board to ... See full summary »

Director: Win Phelps | Stars: Debbie Allen, Kathleen Wilhoite, Jesse Welles, David Greenlee

Votes: 7

96. Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)

PG-13 | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.2
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62 Metascore

Upon learning that his father has been kidnapped, Austin Powers must travel to 1975 and defeat the aptly named villain Goldmember, who is working with Dr. Evil.

Director: Jay Roach | Stars: Mike Myers, Beyoncé, Seth Green, Michael York

Votes: 173,477 | Gross: $213.31M

97. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: A Musical Bridge (1982)

60 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.2
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Montgomery tries to get Bruno to cash in on his songwriting abilities.

Director: Robert Scheerer | Stars: Debbie Allen, Lee Curreri, Erica Gimpel, Albert Hague

Votes: 23

98. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: A Way of Winning (1984)

48 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.2
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Morloch learns about Leroy's high school success in track and tries to get him to go for a college scholarship, despite Lydia's objections.

Director: Robert Scheerer | Stars: Debbie Allen, Lee Curreri, Cynthia Gibb, Erica Gimpel

Votes: 8

99. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Catch a Falling Star (1984)

47 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.2
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Leroy and Reardon team up to try to rehabilitate a wine derelict who was once a top night club performer with Leroy's late uncle.

Director: Richard Kinon | Stars: Debbie Allen, Lee Curreri, Cynthia Gibb, Erica Gimpel

Votes: 9

100. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Heritage (1984)

47 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.2
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Lydia teaches a dance class to a basketball team, while Shorofsky asks Doris to perform for a Holocaust Survivors reunion.

Director: Michael A. Hoey | Stars: Debbie Allen, Lee Curreri, Cynthia Gibb, Erica Gimpel

Votes: 8