Highest Rated Titles With Gene Roth


1. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)

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

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

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

2. The Amos 'n Andy Show (1951–1953)

30 min | Comedy

8.9
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Stories mostly centered on The Kingfish's schemes to get rich, often by duping his brothers in the Mystic Knights of the Sea Lodge. Andy was particularly dupable. Amos mostly narrated.

Creators: Charles J. Correll, Freeman F. Gosden | Stars: Alvin Childress, Spencer Williams, Tim Moore, Johnny Lee

3. Lawman (1958–1962)
Episode: Thirty Minutes (1960)

30 min | Western

8.9
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A wanted outlaw rides into town heading for the Birdcage. When he is recognized, he kills a man and threatens to do the same to the rest of the patrons unless Troop clears the street. One of the patrons is Johnny.

Writer: Richard Matheson | Director: Robert Sparr | Stars: John Russell, Peter Brown, Peggie Castle, Jack Elam

4. Cavalcade of America (1952–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.8
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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

5. Laramie (1959–1963)
Episode: Hour After Dawn (1960)

60 min | Western

8.8
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Billy Pardee is caught after a robbery and killing a deputy in Laramie. The posse decides his gang is returning to Laramie to break him out. When the Sheriff is wounded, he names Slim and Jess to take over the trial and hanging of Billy.

Writers: John Dunkel, Daniel B. Ullman | Director: Francis D. Lyon | Stars: John Smith, Hoagy Carmichael, Robert Crawford Jr., Robert Fuller

6. Suspicion (1957–1958)

60 min | Drama

8.7
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The show consisted of 40 episodes, half were live and half were on film. The shows, often involving murder, were designed to confuse and mystify the audience and dealt with their fears and ... See full summary »

Stars: Dennis O'Keefe, Cris Roberts, Mike Ragan, David Armstrong

7. 87th Precinct (1961–1962)

60 min | Drama, Crime

8.7
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Manhattan's 87th precinct forms the backdrop for this grim and gritty police drama based on the long-running series of novels by Ed McBain. Storylines focus on neighborhood crime, and the ... See full summary »

Creator: Evan Hunter | Stars: Robert Lansing, Ron Harper, Gregory Walcott, Norman Fell

8. Tightrope (1959–1960)

30 min | Drama, Crime

8.7
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Mike Conners played an unnamed police undercover agent who infiltrated organized crime to expose the leaders and their plots. His name changed with each episode in order to protect him. ... See full summary »

Creators: Clarence Greene, Russell Rouse | Stars: Mike Connors, Jesse White, Ted de Corsia, Jan Arvan

9. Telephone Time (1956–1958)

30 min | Drama

8.7
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Between 1956 and September 1957, this filmed show featured plays by John Nesbitt, the host of the show. Starting in September 1957, plays by other authors were presented.

Stars: John Nesbitt, Frank Baxter, Maurice Marsac, Florenz Ames

10. Big Town (1950–1956)

30 min | Drama

8.7
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"Big Town" was a long running and highly successful network radio series (1937- 1952) and film series ("I Cover the Underworld," "Underworld After Dark," and "Underworld Scandal") before ... See full summary »

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

11. Flight (1958– )

30 min | Adventure

8.7
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Stars: George C. Kenney, Forrest Compton, John Pickard, Joe Flynn

12. The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (1953–1955)

30 min | Drama

8.7
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Stars: Polly Bergen, Arlene Dahl, Dorothy Green, Robert Paige

13. Cheyenne (1955–1963)
Episode: Big Ghost Basin (1957)

60 min | Western

8.7
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Cheyenne brings a body into town killed in a strange way. The townspeople suspect Cheyenne is part of a rustler gang. While Cheyenne is hunting for the killer, a girl's jealous boyfriend is hunting Cheyenne thinking he killed his brother.

Writers: Steve Frazee, Wells Root | Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Clint Walker, Robert Hover, Merry Anders, Buddy Baer

14. Rawhide (1959–1965)
Episode: Incident at Deadhorse: Part I (1964)

60 min | Western

8.7
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The town's richest and most popular man is convicted and sentenced to be hung for the revenge murder of his son's killer. He is undaunted by this because he is counting on no one in town be willing to act as executioner.

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

15. Lawman (1958–1962)
Episode: The Youngest (1962)

30 min | Western

8.7
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Troop catches Jim Martin cheating at cards. When he draws against Dan, it's kill or be killed. When his wife and three sons come and bury the body they decide to now pay their respects to the marshal, the exact same way.

Writers: Eric Stone, John Tomerlin | Director: Robert B. Sinclair | Stars: John Russell, Peter Brown, Peggie Castle, Joseph Gallison

16. Tombstone Territory (1957– )

30 min | Western

8.6
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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

17. M Squad (1957–1960)

Not Rated | 30 min | Drama, Crime

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

18. Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
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Stars: James Mason, Irene Dunne, Walter Coy, Robert Paige

19. Ripcord (1961– )

30 min | Adventure

8.6
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Operating their skydiving service company "Ripcord", Jim Buckley and Ted McKeever are able to get to places that others can't and get there much faster. This leads them on many exciting ... See full summary »

Creator: Harry Redmond Jr. | Stars: Larry Pennell, Ken Curtis, Shug Fisher, Paul Comi

20. You Are There (1953–1971)

30 min | Drama, History

8.6
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Walter Cronkite hosted the reenactments of historical events. Shows included "The Landing of the Hindenburg", "The Salem Witchcraft Trials", "The Gettysburg Address", "The Fall of Troy", and "The Scuttling of the Graf Spee".

Stars: Walter Cronkite, Paul Birch, Todd Hunter, E.G. Marshall

21. Sea Hunt (1958–1961)
Episode: Hard Hat (1958)

30 min | Action, Adventure

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Nelson,brought to the Latin American port of Santa Pueblo,investigates a recently found German WWII submarine.The sub,which had been on a secret mission,may contain secret documents or ... See full summary »

Writer: Peter R. Brooke | Director: John Florea | Stars: Lloyd Bridges, Gene Roth, William McGraw, Eugene Iglesias

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

Approved | 25 min | Western

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The adventures of a gentlemanly gunfighter for hire.

Creators: Herb Meadow, Sam Rolfe | Stars: Richard Boone, Kam Tong, Hal Needham, Stewart East

23. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.5
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Stars: Richard Joy, Charles Bickford, Kim Hunter, Malcolm Atterbury

24. Science Fiction Theatre (1955–1957)

25 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.5
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In this science-fiction anthology series host Truman Bradley introduces stories extrapolated from actual scientific data available in the 1950's, concentrating on such concepts as space ... See full summary »

Stars: Truman Bradley, Marshall Thompson, Michael Fox, Peter Hansen

25. Matinee Theatre (1955–1958)

60 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

8.5
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A daily anthology show, featuring orginal material, as well as adaptations of literary classics.

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

26. The Ford Television Theatre (1952–1957)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

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

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

27. Stage 7 (1955– )

30 min

8.5
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A weekly half-hour anthology series, similar to "Four Star Playhouse".

Stars: Gordon Mills, Dan Barton, Macdonald Carey, Frank Lovejoy

28. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: Shadow Play (1961)

TV-PG | 25 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

8.5
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Adam Grant is trapped in a recurring nightmare, in which he is sentenced to death by execution. He tries to convince the people around him that they are imaginary and that they will cease to exist if the execution is carried out.

Creator: Rod Serling | Director: John Brahm | Stars: Dennis Weaver, Harry Townes, Wright King, William Edmonson

29. The Life of Riley (1953–1958)

30 min | Comedy

8.4
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Riley worked in an aircraft plant in California, but viewers usually saw him at home, cheerfully disrupting life with his malapropisms and ill timed intervention into minor problems. His ... See full summary »

Stars: William Bendix, Marjorie Reynolds, Wesley Morgan, Tom D'Andrea

30. The Asphalt Jungle (1961– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.4
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Stars: Jack Warden, Arch Johnson, William Smith, Dallas Mitchell

31. The Lone Ranger (1949–1957)
Episode: Behind the Law (1951)

23 min | Western

8.4
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The Lone Ranger gets word that the Fulsome gang has over run the town of San Carlos, and the local sheriff refuses to act. The Lone Ranger goes to the town to find out the true situation.

Writer: Joe Richardson | Stars: Clayton Moore, Jay Silverheels, Marshall Bradford, Gene Roth

32. The Lone Ranger (1949–1957)
Episode: Colorado Gold (1954)

23 min | Western

8.4
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The Lone Ranger receives a letter from an old friend explaining her son is coming out to look at a goldmine that reports indicate has gone dry. The Lone Ranger decides to do all he can to help the tenderfoot in his investigation.

Writers: Tom Seller, Fran Striker | Director: Oscar Rudolph | Stars: Clayton Moore, Jay Silverheels, Gil Donaldson, Robert Shayne

33. The Greatest Show on Earth (1963–1964)

60 min | Drama, Family

8.3
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Johnny Slate is the big boss who successfully keeps the circus running as it moves from town to town. He manages to deal with the unexpected frequently and uses Otto King, the accountant, as a sounding boarding

Stars: Jack Palance, Stuart Erwin, Michael Consoldane, Del Graham

34. The Dakotas (1962– )

60 min | Western

8.3
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Marshal Ragan and his deputies maintain the peace in the Badlands of the Dakota Territory.

Stars: Larry Ward, Jack Elam, Chad Everett, Michael Greene

35. The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (1955–1961)
Episode: Get Shotgun Gibbs (1959)

30 min | Western

8.3
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The Ten Percent Ring wants retribution for the killing of Priddy. Sheriff Behan convinces them that rather than killing Earp or Doc who he suspects killed Priddy to let him have Shotgun Gibbs killed which will discourage Earp.

Writer: Frederick Hazlitt Brennan | Director: Roy Rowland | Stars: Hugh O'Brian, Douglas Fowley, Morgan Woodward, Richard Reeves

36. The Lone Ranger (1949–1957)
Episode: Rifles and Renegades (1950)

23 min | Western

8.3
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The Lone Ranger comes across a skirmish between an army patrol and a renegade group of Indians. The Lone Ranger helps fight the Indians off but is concerned they were using weapons that ... See full summary »

Writers: Polly James, George B. Seitz Jr., Fran Striker | Director: George B. Seitz Jr. | Stars: Clayton Moore, Jay Silverheels, Robert Kent, Gene Roth

37. Sergeant Preston of the Yukon (1955–1958)
Episode: The Cache (1956)

30 min | Action, Western

8.3
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Attempting to be the first to reach a new gold strike, greedy prospectors assault a trail-wise competitor, steal his coveted food cache, and cruelly leave him to die from wolves or exposure.

Writers: Tom Dougall, Lawrence L. Goldman, George W. Trendle | Director: Alan Crosland Jr. | Stars: Dick Simmons, Yukon King, Edgar Dearing, Harry Tyler

38. Lawman (1958–1962)

30 min | Western

8.2
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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

39. Sky King (1951–1962)

30 min

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"From out of the clear blue of the western sky comes Sky King" was the familiar opening to television's premier aviation program. Operating from his Flying Crown Ranch in Arizona, Sky King,... See full summary »

Stars: Kirby Grant, Gloria Winters, Ewing Mitchell, Ron Hagerthy

40. The Sheriff of Cochise (1956–1959)

30 min | Crime, Western

8.2
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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 »

Creator: Mort Briskin | Stars: John Bromfield, Stan Jones, Roy Engel, Joe Kirk

41. Treasury Men in Action (1950–1955)

30 min | Crime, Drama

8.2
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A squad of Treasury Department agents, headed by "The Chief", go after counterfeiters and other criminals who commit crimes that fall under the Treasure Department's jurisdiction.

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

42. TV Reader's Digest (1955–1956)

30 min | Drama

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

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

43. Cheyenne (1955–1963)
Episode: Counterfeit Gun (1960)

60 min | Western

8.2
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Cheyenne is hired to guard the payroll that is aboard the train. A group of men rob the train and one man is shot. On his deathbed he names Cheyenne as the leader of the gang. Cheyenne must find the real robbers and clear his name.

Writer: Marvin Zable | Director: Jerry Hopper | Stars: Clint Walker, Robert Lowery, Lisa Gaye, Vito Scotti

44. Highway Patrol (1955–1959)
Episode: Dead Patrolman (1956)

30 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.2
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A Highway Patrol officer is murdered while pursuing a car stolen from a lonely bookstore owner.

Writer: Arthur Weiss | Director: Jack Herzberg | Stars: Broderick Crawford, Hank Patterson, Ruth Clifford, Gene Roth

45. Cheyenne (1955–1963)
Episode: Devil's Canyon (1957)

60 min | Western

8.2
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A fortune in diamonds awaits anyone who gets to it first. Murder and arson are just some of the ways of keeping some from succeeding. A stranger follows Cheyenne and the treasure hunting party but is he all they have to worry about?

Writers: Fredric M. Frank, N. Richard Nash | Director: Richard L. Bare | Stars: Clint Walker, Joanna Barnes, Ainslie Pryor, Robert Foulk

46. Tales of Wells Fargo (1957–1962)
Episode: That Washburn Girl (1961)

30 min | Western

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Wells Fargo agent Jim Hardie (Dale Robertson), becomes involved with a woman Wells Fargo agent, Nora Washburn (Mari Aldon), whose brother, Tom Washburn (Jack Nicholson), has become engaged ... See full summary »

Writers: Rudy Makoul, Charles A. Wallace | Director: William Witney | Stars: Dale Robertson, Mari Aldon, Morris Ankrum, John Archer

47. The Lone Ranger (1949–1957)
Episode: Trouble for Tonto (1950)

30 min | Western

8.2
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To get evidence on the Buck Fargo gang's plan to rob the Baxter bank Tonto pretends after Baxter has killed Black Eagle to be Black Eagle who has helped kidnap Terry Baxter but Tonto is revealed by a ring from Black Eagle's squaw.

Writers: Tom Seller, Fran Striker | Director: Hollingsworth Morse | Stars: Clayton Moore, Jay Silverheels, Robert Arthur, Lyle Talbot

48. The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (1955–1961)
Episode: Wyatt Takes the Primrose Path (1961)

30 min | Western

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Chief Natchez fears being blamed for an attack on a wagon train, which was actually carried out by outlaws. In order to explain to Earp that his tribe is innocent, Natchez decides to kidnap Shotgun Gibbs to get Earp's attention.

Writer: Frederick Hazlitt Brennan | Director: Paul Landres | Stars: Hugh O'Brian, Douglas Fowley, Morgan Woodward, Stacy Harris

49. 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

50. Cheyenne (1955–1963)

60 min | Western

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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

51. The Untouchables (1959–1963)

50 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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Special Agent Eliot Ness and his elite team of incorruptable agents battle organized crime in 1930s Chicago.

Stars: Robert Stack, Walter Winchell, Nicholas Georgiade, Paul Picerni

52. 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 »

Creators: Art Napoleon, Jo Napoleon | Stars: Kenneth Tobey, Craig Hill, Nancy Hale, Sandra Spence

53. The Tall Man (1960–1962)

30 min | Western

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Fictionalized stories about Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid set in New Mexico in the 1870s.

Creator: Samuel A. Peeples | Stars: Barry Sullivan, Clu Gulager, Mark Tapscott, Judy Nugent

54. Lock Up (1959–1961)

30 min | Crime, Drama

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

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

55. Highway Patrol (1955–1959)
Episode: Blood Money (1958)

30 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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A protection racket results in murder when a railroad yard worker refuses to continue making payments.

Writer: Lee Berg | Director: Joseph L. Tinney Jr. | Stars: Broderick Crawford, William Boyett, Gene Roth, Wally Richard

56. Stage 7 (1955– )
Episode: End of the Line (1955)

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The ex-girlfriend of mobster Al Maxim provided him with an alibi in a murder case. Now she now wants to leave town before the trial and marry her new boyfriend. Al tries to shoot her, but ... See full summary »

Writers: Frederick Brady, Richard N. Bell | Director: Reginald Le Borg | Stars: Maria Riva, Don Haggerty, Michael Emmet, Stuart Randall

57. Highway Patrol (1955–1959)
Episode: Suspected Cop (1957)

30 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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The distraught daughter of a deceased gemologist accuses Officer Johnson of stealing valuable uncut jewels from her late father's car.

Writer: Don Brinkley | Director: Eddie Davis | Stars: Broderick Crawford, William Boyett, Joyce Meadows, Gene Roth

58. The Untouchables (1959–1963)
Episode: The Case Against Eliot Ness (1962)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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The 1933 Chicago World's Fair is about to open, and the three Endicott brothers, who have several franchises at the event, expect to make a killing. But the killing that develops isn't what they had in mind.

Writers: George Eckstein, Eliot Ness, Oscar Fraley | Director: Bernard L. Kowalski | Stars: Robert Stack, Pat Hingle, Bruce Gordon, Jeanne Cooper

59. Mission: Impossible (1966–1973)

50 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

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An elite covert operations unit carries out highly sensitive missions subject to official denial in the event of failure, death or capture.

Creator: Bruce Geller | Stars: Peter Graves, Barbara Bain, Greg Morris, Peter Lupus

60. The Lone Ranger (1949–1957)

30 min | Western

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The adventures of the masked hero and his Native American partner.

Creator: George W. Trendle | Stars: Jay Silverheels, Clayton Moore, John Hart, Lane Bradford

61. The Millionaire (1955–1960)

30 min | Drama

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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

62. Sergeant Preston of the Yukon (1955–1958)

30 min | Action, Western

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Canadian Mountie Sgt. Preston patrols the wilds of the Yukon with his horse Rex and his faithful dog Yukon King, battling both the elements and criminals.

Creators: George W. Trendle, Fran Striker | Stars: Dick Simmons, Yukon King, Vic Perrin, Rex

63. Boston Blackie (1951–1953)

30 min | Crime, Drama

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Blackie and gal pal Mary, and their dog Whitey, solve lots of Los Angeles crimes before the cops can do it.

Stars: Kent Taylor, Lois Collier, Frank Orth, Bill Catching

64. Captain Midnight (1954–1958)

30 min | Sci-Fi

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Captain Midnight was a daring, jut-jawed war hero who led a mysterious government group known as the Secret Squadron. Midnight, his comic sidekick Icky, and the rest of the Squadron ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Webb, Sid Melton, Olan Soule, Henry Rowland

65. Kraft Suspense Theatre (1963–1965)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Kraft Suspense Theater was a anthogy series that featured a new cast and stories each week. It shared it's time slot with Kraft Music Hall that aired approximately once a month.

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

66. I Led 3 Lives (1953–1956)

30 min | Drama

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Herbert Philbrick was a young professional and pacifist in 1939 Boston. He joined an anti-war group and quickly found himself caught up in the secret world of underground communist activity... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Carlson, John Zaremba, Virginia Stefan, Ed Hinton

67. Dick Tracy (1950–1952)

30 min | Drama

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Stars: Ralph Byrd, Joe Devlin, William Woodson, Dick Elliott

68. The Sea Hound (1947)

Approved | 240 min | Adventure

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Columbia's 34th serial production starring Buster Crabbe, the Serial King himself, who had the lead in five from Universal and two for Columbia, was based on the radio serial,("Captain ... See full summary »

Writers: Lewis Clay, Arthur Hoerl, George H. Plympton | Directors: W.B. Eason, Mack V. Wright, Sam Newfield | Stars: Buster Crabbe, Jimmy Lloyd, Pamela Blake, Ralph Hodges

69. Passport to Danger (1954–1958)

30 min | Adventure

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The adventures of a U.S. diplomatic courier, as he travels to distant countries with important communiques to America's allies and dodges enemy agents.

Creator: Robert C. Dennis | Stars: Cesar Romero, Charles Horvath, Victor Romito, Steven Geray

70. Bat Masterson (1958–1961)
Episode: Election Day (1959)

30 min | Western

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While leading a trail drive, Bat is confronted at a town by a gang who tries to extort money from him before they allow his cattle to pass. Bat refuses to pay and discovers the gang is backed by the mayor he decides to boot from office.

Writers: Richard O'Connor, Turnley Walker | Director: Monroe P. Askins | Stars: Gene Barry, Peter Hansen, Dan Sheridan, Kasey Rogers

71. The Untouchables (1959–1963)
Episode: The Canada Run (1962)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Father Francis Gregory thinks nothing short of a miracle has happened when Joe Palakopolous, known as Mr. Pal to his friends, walks into his church. Pal is very generous and provides ... See full summary »

Writers: Eliot Ness, Oscar Fraley, Harry Kronman, Barry Trivers | Director: Bernard McEveety | Stars: Robert Stack, Simon Oakland, Arthur Hill, Bruce Gordon

72. Wagon Train (1957–1965)

75 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.9
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Stories of the journeys of a wagon train as it leaves post-Civil War Missouri on its way to California through the plains, deserts and Rocky Mountains. The first treks were led by gruff, ... See full summary »

Stars: Frank McGrath, Terry Wilson, Robert Horton, John McIntire

73. Sea Hunt (1958–1961)

30 min | Action, Adventure

7.9
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Mike Nelson is a Scuba Diver in the days when it was still very new. He works alone and the plot was always mostly carried through his voice over narrations. These gave the show a flavor of... See full summary »

Creator: James Buxbaum | Stars: Lloyd Bridges, Ken Drake, Courtney Brown, Jan Harrison

74. Highway Patrol (1955–1959)

30 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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

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

75. The Restless Gun (1957–1959)

30 min | Western

7.9
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The adventures of Vint Bonner, a cowboy in the post Civil War era.

Stars: John Payne, Dan Blocker, Jeanne Bates, Stuart Randall

76. Tales of Wells Fargo (1957–1962)

60 min | Western

7.9
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Agent Jim Hardie shifts over its history from being mostly an agent helping Wells Fargo cope with badguys to being the owner of a ranch near San Francisco who still does some agent work.

Creators: Frank Gruber, James Brooks, Gene Reynolds | Stars: Dale Robertson, William Demarest, Kit Carson, Lory Patrick

77. 5 Fingers (1952)

Approved | 108 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.9
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During WWII the valet to the British Ambassador to Ankara sells British secrets to the Germans while trying to romance a refugee Polish countess.

Writers: Michael Wilson, L.C. Moyzisch | Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: James Mason, Danielle Darrieux, Michael Rennie, Walter Hampden

78. 26 Men (1957–1959)

30 min | Western

7.9
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True stories of the Arizona rangers around 1900.

Stars: Tristram Coffin, Kelo Henderson, Hal Hopper, Jack Riggs

79. Public Defender (1954– )

30 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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Bart Matthews defends the poor and others who cannot afford an attorney. All episodes are based on actual cases from across the country.

Creators: Mort R. Lewis, Sam Shayon | Stars: Reed Hadley, John Close, Ben Welden, John Harmon

80. The Lone Ranger (1949–1957)
Episode: Barnaby Boggs, Esquire (1950)

23 min | Western

7.9
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The Lone Ranger use a traveling salesman Barnaby Boggs to first identify and if possible trap cattle rustler Red Kruger. Kruger recognizes the threat Boogs presents and does everything in ... See full summary »

Writers: Gibson Fox, Fran Striker | Director: George B. Seitz Jr. | Stars: Clayton Moore, Jay Silverheels, Hal Price, Bill Kennedy

81. Cheyenne (1955–1963)
Episode: Showdown at Oxbend (1962)

60 min | Western

7.9
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Cheyenne rides into town smack dab into an age-old range war - cattle vs. sheep. He attempts to dispel an old myth that the two can't graze together and determine who is behind the events in the valley. His opposition: the whole town.

Writer: Jack R. Usher | Director: Richard L. Bare | Stars: Clint Walker, Ray Teal, James Griffith, Jim Boles

82. Wagon Train (1957–1965)
Episode: The Larry Hanify Story (1960)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.9
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On his deathbed, Joe asks Flint to look after his 17-year old son Larry Hanify and get him to California. There was one catch. His latest escapade put him in jail awaiting trial for armed robbery.

Writer: Harold Swanton | Director: Ted Post | Stars: Ward Bond, Robert Horton, Tommy Sands, Frank McGrath

83. Laramie (1959–1963)
Episode: The Marshals (1963)

60 min | Western

7.9
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Jess is critically wounded when he rides to warn Marshal McGary who is transporting a prisoner to hang that his brother plans to attack the tumbleweed wagon. The only close doctor is in the gang's hangout, Ironwood, where there is no law.

Writers: Albert Aley, John C. Champion | Director: William Witney | Stars: John Smith, Robert Fuller, Spring Byington, Dennis Holmes

84. The Untouchables (1959–1963)
Episode: The Waxey Gordon Story (1960)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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Waxey Gordon is known as the beer baron of New York and he decides that the time has come to expand his territory. He sets his sights on the New Jersey side of the river and successfully ... See full summary »

Writers: Oscar Fraley, Joseph Petracca | Director: John Peyser | Stars: Robert Stack, Frank DeKova, Nehemiah Persoff, Paul Picerni

85. Have Gun - Will Travel (1957–1963)
Episode: Young Gun (1958)

Not Rated | 26 min | Western

7.9
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During a bitterly bizarre dispute over an arid region's water supply, Paladin faces a reluctant but deadly gun in the son of resigned shootist.

Creators: Herb Meadow, Sam Rolfe | Director: Lamont Johnson | Stars: Richard Boone, Robert F. Simon, Dick Foran, Paul Carr

86. The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964–1968)

50 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.8
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The two top agents of the United Network Command for Law and Enforcement fight the enemies of peace, particularly the forces of THRUSH.

Creator: Sam Rolfe | Stars: Robert Vaughn, David McCallum, Leo G. Carroll, Cosmo Sardo

87. Laramie (1959–1963)

60 min | Western

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

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

88. The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (1955–1961)

30 min | Western

7.8
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Marshal Earp keeps the law, first in Kansas and later in Arizona, using his over-sized pistols and a variety of sidekicks. Most of the saga is based loosely on fact, with historical badguys... See full summary »

Stars: Hugh O'Brian, Jimmy Noel, Ethan Laidlaw, Bill Coontz

89. Nightmare Alley (1947)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Film-Noir

7.8
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The rise and fall of Stanton Carlisle, a mentalist whose lies and deceit prove to be his downfall.

Writers: Jules Furthman, William Lindsay Gresham | Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Tyrone Power, Joan Blondell, Coleen Gray, Helen Walker

90. Whispering Smith (1961– )

30 min | Western

7.8
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Whispering Smith was a detective on the Denver, Colorado Police Department in the 1870s. This show took case histories from Smith's adventures. George Romack was Smith's partner and John ... See full summary »

Stars: Audie Murphy, Guy Mitchell, Sam Buffington, John Harmon

91. Crossroads (1955–1957)

30 min | Drama

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

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

92. Stories of the Century (1954– )

30 min | Western

7.8
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Railroad detective Matt Clark roams the west, tracking down outlaws and bandits who are preying on the railroad.

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

93. Assignment: Underwater (1960– )

30 min | Adventure

7.8
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The story of Bill Greer, an ex-marine turned owner of the "Lively Lady", a charter boat for hire.

Stars: Bill Williams, Diane Mountford, William Henry, Ralph Moody

94. Death Valley Days (1952–1970)
Episode: The Race at Cherry Creek (1965)

30 min | Western

7.8
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Two editors compete to give Denver it's first newspaper.

Writer: Del Carnes | Director: Lee Sholem | Stars: Jerome Courtland, Nancy Rennick, Alvy Moore, Walter Sande

95. The Best Man (1964)

Approved | 102 min | Drama

7.7
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The two front runners for their party's Presidential nomination, one principled and the other ruthless, vie for the ex-President's endorsement.

Writer: Gore Vidal | Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Henry Fonda, Cliff Robertson, Edie Adams, Margaret Leighton

96. Death Valley Days (1952–1970)

25 min | Western

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

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

97. Zane Grey Theater (1956–1961)

25 min | Western

7.7
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An anthology based (earlier moreso than later) on the novels and stories of Zane Grey. Powell was often the star as well as the host.

Creators: Luke Short, Charles A. Wallace | Stars: Dick Powell, Walter Sande, Denver Pyle, Bill Erwin

98. Brute Force (1947)

Not Rated | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.7
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At a tough penitentiary, prisoner Joe Collins plans to rebel against Captain Munsey, the power-mad chief guard.

Writers: Richard Brooks, Robert Patterson | Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Hume Cronyn, Charles Bickford, Yvonne De Carlo

99. Bachelor Father (1957–1962)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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Never-married attorney Bentley Gregg took on the task (with help from his "houseboy", Peter) of raising his young niece Kelly, after her parents died in an accident. The job was easier when... See full summary »

Stars: John Forsythe, Noreen Corcoran, Sammee Tong, Bernadette Withers

100. The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964–1968)
Episode: The Re-Collectors Affair (1965)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.7
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The Re-Collectors are hunting down Nazis, who had stolen priceless art works. Solo and Kuryakin investigate and discover the situation really is more complicated.

Creator: Sam Rolfe | Director: Alvin Ganzer | Stars: Robert Vaughn, David McCallum, Leo G. Carroll, Jocelyn Lane