Highest Rated Titles With Ken Swofford


1. Walking Tall (1981– )
Episode: Deadly Impact (1981)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Action

9.3
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After an old friend is murdered by chemical company workers dumping excess toxic waste, Sheriff Pusser teams up with a whistle-blowing company employee to solve the case.

Director: Alexander Singer | Stars: Bo Svenson, Walter Barnes, Harold Sylvester, Courtney Pledger

Votes: 6

2. The Virginian (1962–1971)
Episode: Jed (1968)

TV-PG | 75 min | Western

8.9
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Clay tries to prevent a range war between the ranchers and homesteaders who are blocking their path to market. A hothead rancher hires a gunfighter on the sly who happens to be an old friend of Trampas who falls for a homesteader.

Director: Abner Biberman | Stars: John McIntire, Doug McClure, Clu Gulager, Don Quine

Votes: 12

3. The Rookies (1972–1976)
Episode: To Taste of Terror (1972)

Not Rated | 51 min | Crime, Drama

8.9
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When the guys respond to an alarm, they arrive to find two men. When they split to get each of them. Mike ends up catching the one he was pursuing while the one Terry and Willy were chasing... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Senensky | Stars: Georg Stanford Brown, Sam Melville, Michael Ontkean, Kate Jackson

Votes: 10

4. The Wonder Years (1988–1993)
Episode: My Father's Office (1988)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

8.7
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After Kevin asks his Dad about what he does at work, Mr. Arnold brings his son to work at NORCOM and shows him around.

Director: Jeffrey D. Brown | Stars: Fred Savage, Dan Lauria, Alley Mills, Olivia d'Abo

Votes: 265

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

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.6
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A Disney-produced anthology covering many different genres.

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

Votes: 1,170

6. Rich Man, Poor Man - Book II (1976–1977)
Episode: Chapter XXI (1977)

60 min | Drama

8.6
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In the series finale, Rudy and Falconetti have a fateful confrontation.

Director: Jules Irving | Stars: Peter Strauss, Gregg Henry, James Carroll Jordan, Kimberly Beck

Votes: 8

7. The Virginian (1962–1971)
Episode: Ride to Misadventure (1968)

TV-PG | 75 min | Western

8.6
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Shiloh and its neighbor's cattle herds are threaten by an outbreak of anthrax. A wounded man and woman wanting horses tell Clay the stage with a vaccine was robbed and they are chasing the outlaw gang so The Virginian and David join them.

Director: Michael Caffey | Stars: John McIntire, Doug McClure, David Hartman, Sara Lane

Votes: 12

8. Lancer (1968–1970)
Episode: Splinter Group (1970)

60 min | Western

8.6
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After collapsing in the hot Badlands, Scott's life is saved by a group of miners and their families who are on the run after a riot in which several people were killed. Scott vows to not ... See full summary »

Director: Virgil W. Vogel | Stars: James Stacy, Wayne Maunder, Andrew Duggan, Paul Brinegar

Votes: 8

9. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Gift (1974)

TV-G | 60 min | Drama, Family, Romance

8.6
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Jason and John Boy's friend Seth is diagnosed with leukemia. Seth wants to teach Jason how to play a recorder he made for him before he dies.

Director: Ralph Senensky | Stars: Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Ellen Corby

Votes: 47

10. The Virginian (1962–1971)
Episode: The Girl in the Shadows (1969)

TV-PG | 75 min | Western

8.6
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Claire Garson and Nathaniel E. 'Doc' Watson have an act in which Claire appears to read minds. They receive an offer which involves them in going to Medicine Bow. Claire is to "meet" the Graingers and reveal she might be Clay's niece.

Director: James Sheldon | Stars: John McIntire, Doug McClure, David Hartman, Sara Lane

Votes: 14

11. Rich Man, Poor Man - Book II (1976–1977)
Episode: Chapter XVIII (1977)

60 min | Drama

8.5
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Censure hearings open against Rudy.

Director: Bill Bixby | Stars: Peter Strauss, Gregg Henry, James Carroll Jordan, Kimberly Beck

Votes: 8

12. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: I Have Promises to Keep (1975)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.5
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An aging pastor is determined to erect a church for the Indians on the reservation but is met with bigotry from the citizens of a nearby town.

Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: Milburn Stone, Ken Curtis, Buck Taylor, James Arness

Votes: 48

13. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Lobo (1968)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.5
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Luke Brazo is on the trail of a lone wolf, nicknamed Lobo, that has been harassing farmers around Dodge. But Luke will prove to be more of a lone wolf and just as dangerous as any animal.

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

Votes: 34

14. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Talbot (1973)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.5
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An outlaw named Talbot falls in love with the widow of a man he was forced to kill in self-defense.

Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis, Buck Taylor

Votes: 54

15. Ellery Queen (1975–1976)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Family

8.4
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The son of a police detective solves baffling crimes.

Stars: Jim Hutton, David Wayne, Tom Reese, John Hillerman

Votes: 907

16. Remington Steele (1982–1987)
Episode: Beg, Borrow or Steele (1986)

TV-PG | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.4
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Laura and Steele come back from a weekend trip and discover that everyone thinks they have been murdered. The motive is as puzzling as the suspects, which include Mildred, a nun, a loan shark, and five horse jockeys.

Director: Kevin Inch | Stars: Stephanie Zimbalist, Pierce Brosnan, Doris Roberts, Gary Frank

Votes: 46

17. Highway to Heaven (1984–1989)
Episode: In with the 'In' Crowd (1987)

Not Rated | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy

8.4
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Jonathan and Mark go to a school as policemen trying to help find who is selling drugs that killed a student. Another policewoman goes undercover and she thinks she knows who the dealer is.... See full summary »

Director: Michael Landon | Stars: Michael Landon, Victor French, Jordan Charney, Tom Hodges

Votes: 16

18. Scarecrow and Mrs. King (1983–1987)
Episode: It's in the Water (1986)

46 min | Adventure

8.4
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An ecological stunt gets out of hand when an overeager but well meaning activist beats a top secret system and gains the attention of the Libyans.

Director: Harvey S. Laidman | Stars: Kate Jackson, Bruce Boxleitner, Beverly Garland, Mel Stewart

Votes: 16

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

Drama, Music, Musical

8.4
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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: 12

20. The Rockford Files (1974–1980)
Episode: The Queen of Peru (1977)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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The RV family from hell decides to set up camp next door to Jim's trailer, just when he's got the recovery of a stolen diamond on his mind.

Director: Meta Rosenberg | Stars: James Garner, Noah Beery Jr., Joe Santos, George Wyner

Votes: 82

21. The Wonder Years (1988–1993)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

8.3
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Kevin Arnold recalls growing up during the late 60s and early 70s; the turbulent social times make the transition from child to adult unusually interesting.

Stars: Fred Savage, Dan Lauria, Daniel Stern, Alley Mills

Votes: 29,687

22. How the West Was Won (1976– )

Western

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

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

Votes: 1,303

23. Surfside 6 (1960–1962)

60 min | Drama

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

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

Votes: 173

24. Dirty Sally (1974– )

30 min | Western

8.3
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Crotchety old lady Sally Fergus roams the Old West with young companion Cyrus.

Stars: Jeanette Nolan, Dack Rambo, Madeline Adams, Virginia Baker

Votes: 53

25. Kung Fu (1972–1975)
Episode: Night of the Owls, Day of the Doves (1974)

51 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

8.3
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The prostitutes of a bawdy house and their madam (ANNE FRANCIS) turn to Caine (DAVID CARRADINE) for protection against vigilantes.

Director: John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: David Carradine, Barry Atwater, Ken Swofford, Anne Francis

Votes: 46

26. Police Story (1973–1979)
Episode: Stigma (1977)

120 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.3
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Manny Mandell, involved in a shootout with a fleeing felon in which his partner is fatally wounded, receives a Police Department medal as a result. The survivor's guilt is bad enough, but ... See full summary »

Director: Barry Shear | Stars: Mike Connors, Cameron Mitchell, Diane Baker, Eddie Egan

Votes: 10

27. Columbo (1971–2003)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Los Angeles homicide detective Lieutenant Columbo uses his humble ways and ingenuous demeanor to winkle out even the most well-concealed of crimes.

Stars: Peter Falk, Mike Lally, John Finnegan, Bruce Kirby

Votes: 20,897

28. The Wild Wild West (1965–1969)

50 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

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

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

Votes: 3,090

29. The Eddie Capra Mysteries (1978–1979)
Episode: Murder on the Flip Side (1978)

60 min | Drama, Crime

8.2
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A recording-company executive is murdered -- twice. At the beginning of the show, a young songwriter hears gunshots coming from the executive's office and hears him yell for help. She yanks... See full summary »

Director: Nicholas Sgarro | Stars: Vincent Baggetta, Wendy Phillips, Ken Swofford, Michael Horton

Votes: 5

30. Ellery Queen (1975–1976)
Episode: The Adventure of the Sunday Punch (1976)

49 min | Crime, Drama, Family

8.2
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During a practice bout, a lucky shot knocks champion boxer Kid Hogan unconscious. He revives enough to sip some water from his manager's "swill bottle," then falls comatose and is soon ... See full summary »

Director: Seymour Robbie | Stars: Jim Hutton, David Wayne, Robert Alda, Dane Clark

Votes: 50

31. Petrocelli (1974–1976)
Episode: The Night Visitor (1976)

Drama, Crime

8.2
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A mysterious man leaves an envelope in Petrocelli's office for storage, but later he disappears and somebody is capable of everything to have that envelope.

Director: Robert Scheerer | Stars: Barry Newman, Susan Howard, Albert Salmi, Joan Van Ark

Votes: 6

32. Petrocelli (1974–1976)
Episode: Vengeance in White (1975)

60 min | Drama, Crime

8.2
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Bonnie Wakely, wife of popular and successful preacher Nathaniel Wakely, is arrested for murdering Nathaniel's manager. Tony needs more than faith to prove her innocence.

Director: Leonard Katzman | Stars: Barry Newman, Susan Howard, Albert Salmi, Michael Anderson Jr.

Votes: 8

33. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Waste: Part 2 (1971)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.2
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Matt, Maggie Blaisdell, her "stable" of call girls and a young boy who's the son of one of the women take refuge from Ben Rodman's gang in an old fort. Unfortunately, the fort has crumbled ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 34

34. The Rockford Files (1974–1980)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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The cases of an easy going ex-convict turned private investigator.

Stars: James Garner, Noah Beery Jr., Joe Santos, Luis Delgado

Votes: 5,213

35. Voyagers! (1982–1983)

60 min | Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi

8.1
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A member of a league of time travelers and a boy travel through time repairing errors in world history.

Stars: Jon-Erik Hexum, Meeno Peluce, Stephen Liska, Gregory Itzin

Votes: 1,030

36. Young Joe, the Forgotten Kennedy (1977 TV Movie)

100 min | Biography, Drama

8.1
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The story of U.S. President John F. Kennedy's older brother Joseph, who undertakes a dangerous mission during World War II.

Director: Richard T. Heffron | Stars: Peter Strauss, Barbara Parkins, Stephen Elliott, Darleen Carr

Votes: 63

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

Drama, Music, Musical

8.1
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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: 8

38. 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: 9

39. Rich Man, Poor Man - Book II (1976–1977)
Episode: Chapter XIII (1977)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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Rudy continues his efforts to send Estep to prison.

Director: Jules Irving | Stars: Peter Strauss, Gregg Henry, James Carroll Jordan, Philip Abbott

Votes: 8

40. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: The Devil's Outpost (1969)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.1
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While foiling a stage holdup Dillon takes one of the men prisoner. While bringing him back to Dodge he must deal with the prisoner's brother and his gang and their attempts to free him. ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 40

41. The Rockford Files (1974–1980)
Episode: The Family Hour (1976)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Jim and Rocky find an abandoned young girl that leads to Jim finding and helping her father.

Director: William Wiard | Stars: James Garner, Noah Beery Jr., Joe Santos, Burt Young

Votes: 83

42. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Waste: Part 1 (1971)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.1
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On the trail of thief and killer Ben Rodman in the spectacular Utah wilderness, Matt meets Rodman's latest victim, an old prospector who was shot by Rodman over the water hole the old man ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 38

43. Mission: Impossible (1966–1973)

TV-PG | 50 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.0
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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.

Stars: Peter Graves, Barbara Bain, Greg Morris, Peter Lupus

Votes: 5,923

44. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.0
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Marshal Matt Dillon keeps the peace in the rough and tumble Dodge City.

Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 3,676

45. The Odd Couple (1970–1975)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy

8.0
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Two men, a neat freak and a slob separated from their wives, have to live together despite their differences.

Stars: Tony Randall, Jack Klugman, Al Molinaro, Penny Marshall

Votes: 3,811

46. Captains and the Kings (1976– )

540 min | Drama

8.0
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Rags-to-riches tale of an Irish immigrant in late 1800s.

Stars: Richard Jordan, Harvey Jason, Patty Duke, Blair Brown

Votes: 329

47. The Outcasts (1968–1969)

60 min | Western

8.0
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A bounty hunter who was a Confederate Officer teams up with an ex-slave who was a Union Soldier during the Civil War. They are the Outcasts.

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

Votes: 73

48. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: A Christmas Secret (1992)

47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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The future son-in-law of a prominent Cabot Cove family is suspected in a shooting.

Director: Anthony Pullen Shaw | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Diane Baker, Corinne Bohrer, Amy Brenneman

Votes: 102

49. Max Headroom (1987–1988)
Episode: Blipverts (1987)

60 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.0
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Top TV reporter Max Edison discovers Network 23 is experimenting with advertising that is lethal to some viewers. His boss tries to kill him and copy his mind to a controllable simulation. Instead Edison survives - and Max Headroom is born.

Director: Farhad Mann | Stars: Matt Frewer, Amanda Pays, George Coe, Chris Young

Votes: 39

50. Voyagers! (1982–1983)
Episode: Cleo and the Babe (1982)

49 min | Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi

8.0
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After saving Cleopatra, she inadvertently travels to the 1920's and helps out Lucky Luciano kidnap Babe Ruth. In 1919, Jeff and Phineas convinces the Babe to give up pitching and become the home run hitting champion he is more famous for.

Director: Bernard McEveety | Stars: Jon-Erik Hexum, Meeno Peluce, Michael Gregory, William Lucking

Votes: 27

51. 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: 13

52. 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: 10

53. 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: 10

54. The Odd Couple (1970–1975)
Episode: It's All Over Now, Baby Bird (1970)

TV-G | Comedy

8.0
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Felix's pet parrot passes away. While he wants to give the bird an honorable burial, Oscar just wants to get rid of the body.

Director: Jerry Paris | Stars: Tony Randall, Jack Klugman, Monica Evans, Carole Shelley

Votes: 43

55. The Fall Guy (1981–1986)
Episode: License to Kill: Part 1 (1982)

60 min | Action, Adventure

8.0
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A man is arrested for armed robbery, he calls Jack to bail him out. She calls Colt to keep an eye but because he was injured during his latest stunt, Howie offers to do it. But the knocks ... See full summary »

Director: Russ Mayberry | Stars: Lee Majors, Douglas Barr, Heather Thomas, Jo Ann Pflug

Votes: 44

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

Drama, Music, Musical

8.0
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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: 6

57. 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: 9

58. Ellery Queen (1975–1976)
Episode: The Adventure of the 12th Floor Express (1975)

49 min | Crime, Drama, Family

8.0
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Inspector Queen calls in his son Ellery to help investigate the murder of a newspaper publisher, who first disappears from his private express elevator then is later found there dead by gunshot.

Director: Jack Arnold | Stars: Jim Hutton, David Wayne, George Furth, Pat Harrington Jr.

Votes: 64

59. Dynasty (1981–1989)
Episode: The Fragment (1982)

49 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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Claudia is hospitalized after the shooting incident; Krystle is implicated. Logan Rhinewood continues to amass Devner-Carrington; Cecil proposes marriage to Alexis.

Directors: Edward Ledding, Irving J. Moore | Stars: John Forsythe, Linda Evans, Pamela Sue Martin, Pamela Bellwood

Votes: 29

60. The Wild Wild West (1965–1969)
Episode: The Night of the Running Death (1967)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.0
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Jim and Arte decipher the meaning of a dying man's last words in order to stop an assassination attempt on the governor.

Director: Gunnar Hellström | Stars: Robert Conrad, Ross Martin, Jason Evers, Karen Arthur

Votes: 51

61. Rich Man, Poor Man - Book II (1976–1977)
Episode: Chapter XX (1977)

60 min | Drama

7.9
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The drama builds as Billy manages to sneak into Estep's files and Mrs. Estep remains hidden away.

Director: James Sheldon | Stars: Peter Strauss, Gregg Henry, James Carroll Jordan, Kimberly Beck

Votes: 9

62. Here Come the Brides (1968–1970)
Episode: Land Grant (1969)

60 min | Adventure, Western, Comedy

7.9
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The Bolt brothers find some Greek immigrants living on their property. The Greeks show they have a deed to own the land, and nothing the Bolts can do will convince them to leave.

Director: Virgil W. Vogel | Stars: Robert Brown, Bobby Sherman, David Soul, Bridget Hanley

Votes: 9

63. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Lynch Town (1973)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

7.9
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Matt investigates the circumstances in another town concerning poor man Jake Fielder, whom admitted to stealing money but denied killing a woman in the process before they lynched him.

Director: Bernard McEveety | Stars: Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis, Buck Taylor

Votes: 42

64. 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: 12

65. The Six Million Dollar Man (1974–1978)
Episode: Return of Death Probe: Part 1 (1978)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.9
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When a new alloy is stolen, Oscar sends Steve to investigate. He eventually learns that the ones who stole the alloy have used it to recreate the Russian space probe, he encountered before. Now they have to find a way to stop it.

Director: Tom Connors | Stars: Lee Majors, Richard Anderson, Martin E. Brooks, Ken Swofford

Votes: 33

66. The Rockford Files (1974–1980)
Episode: Say Goodbye to Jennifer (1975)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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John Micelli's an old war buddy of Jim', who's now a fashion photographer. He hires Jim to track down a beautiful fashion model, whom the authorities claim is dead; killed in a fiery ... See full summary »

Director: Jackie Cooper | Stars: James Garner, Noah Beery Jr., Hector Elizondo, Joe Santos

Votes: 113

67. Ellery Queen (1975–1976)
Episode: The Adventure of the Comic Book Crusader (1975)

49 min | Crime, Drama, Family

7.9
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A tyrannical comic book creator is shot to death in his office, and Ellery Queen becomes the prime suspect.

Director: Peter H. Hunt | Stars: Jim Hutton, David Wayne, Tom Bosley, Lynda Day George

Votes: 56

68. Ellery Queen (1975–1976)
Episode: The Adventure of the Hardhearted Huckster (1976)

48 min | Crime, Drama, Family

7.9
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Madison Avenue advertising executive James Bevin Long wants to make newspaper columnist Frank Flanagan a TV star by setting him up with a variety show. But then Long is murdered in his ... See full summary »

Director: Edward M. Abroms | Stars: Jim Hutton, David Wayne, Eddie Bracken, Bob Crane

Votes: 49

69. Ellery Queen (1975–1976)
Episode: The Adventure of the Wary Witness (1976)

48 min | Crime, Drama, Family

7.9
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Linville Hagen, on trial for murder, claims that the victim Nick Danello was shot through a window from a fire escape, and that Hagen fired at the killer. The defendant's lawyer Leo ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Doniger | Stars: Jim Hutton, David Wayne, Michael Constantine, Dwayne Hickman

Votes: 50

70. Diagnosis Murder (1993–2001)
Episode: The Busy Body (1994)

60 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama

7.9
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While giving a tour to the hospital accreditation committee, Mark finds a murdered body and tries to keep the committee from seeing it. Solving the murder is problematic, as the body keeps disappearing and all of the suspects have alibis.

Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Scott Baio, Victoria Rowell, Michael Tucci

Votes: 32

71. Police Story (1973–1979)
Episode: Year of the Dragon: Part 1 (1975)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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Det. John Darrin uses his experience in Chinatown to find the gang members who robbed a restaurant and killed one of the employees.

Director: Virgil W. Vogel | Stars: Robert Culp, Wayne Maunder, Laraine Stephens, Edward Binns

Votes: 7

72. The Big Valley (1965–1969)

60 min | Western

7.8
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The Wild West adventures of the Barkley family in California's San Joaquin Valley.

Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck, Lee Majors, Linda Evans

Votes: 1,827

73. Kung Fu (1972–1975)

60 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

7.8
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The adventures of a Shaolin Monk as he wanders the American West armed only with his skill in Kung Fu.

Stars: David Carradine, Radames Pera, Keye Luke, Philip Ahn

Votes: 4,026

74. A Case of Rape (1974 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

7.8
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When she was raped, Ellen thought it was the worst thing to ever happen to her. What was worse, was the treatment by the hospital staff, police and the court system, when she reported it, ... See full summary »

Director: Boris Sagal | Stars: Elizabeth Montgomery, William Daniels, Cliff Potts, Rosemary Murphy

Votes: 252

75. California Fever (1979)

60 min | Adventure

7.8
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Vince and Ross are suburban Los Angeles teenagers enjoying disco, surfing, cars and the rest of the Southern California lifestyle. Musical Vince runs an underground radio station and mechanical Ross is into custom cars.

Stars: Lorenzo Lamas, Marc McClure, Jimmy McNichol, Michele Tobin

Votes: 41

76. Shadow on the Land (1968 TV Movie)

100 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Drama

7.8
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Patriotic freedom fighters struggle against a fascist dictatorship in a near-future USA.

Director: Richard C. Sarafian | Stars: Marc Strange, Jackie Cooper, John Forsythe, Gene Hackman

Votes: 97

77. The Big Valley (1965–1969)
Episode: A Day of Terror (1966)

60 min | Western

7.8
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Victoria and Audra are at a church preparing for Audra's debut as the new bible studies teacher. While there, a known criminal and her three sons commandeer the church in order to treat one... See full summary »

Director: Virgil W. Vogel | Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck, Lee Majors, Linda Evans

Votes: 40

78. Lottery! (1983–1984)
Episode: Being a Winner (1983)

Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Patrick Flaherty, a representative of the Irish Sweepstaks comes to America to deliver the winnings to the winners. He is told that an IRS agent Eric Rush has been assigned to accompany him... See full summary »

Director: Lee Philips | Stars: Marshall Colt, Ben Murphy, Zane Buzby, Patience Cleveland

Votes: 5

79. The Streets of San Francisco (1972–1977)
Episode: Beyond Vengeance (1973)

52 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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A homicidal rapist that Stone had put away twelve years earlier is released and begins waging psychological warfare on Stone by stalking his daughter Jeannie.

Director: Virgil W. Vogel | Stars: Karl Malden, Michael Douglas, Joe Don Baker, Darleen Carr

Votes: 52

80. Dynasty (1981–1989)
Episode: Colorado Roulette (1988)

48 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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Adam is absolved of suspicion in the kidnapping of his son when Leslie calls him to say that Sean has taken the baby and is holding her captive. Finding the location of the call through a ... See full summary »

Director: Irving J. Moore | Stars: John Forsythe, Linda Evans, John James, Gordon Thomson

Votes: 25

81. The Fall Guy (1981–1986)
Episode: License to Kill: Part 2 (1982)

50 min | Action, Adventure

7.8
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When Ryker is killed by a rogue agent, Colt takes to the air to expose the killer.

Director: Russ Mayberry | Stars: Lee Majors, Douglas Barr, Heather Thomas, Jo Ann Pflug

Votes: 43

82. How the West Was Won (1976– )
Episode: Luke (1979)

99 min | Western

7.8
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Luke is forced to kill a bounty hunter who learns the reward on Luke is still in effect and increased. He soon learns the bounty was increased by the government in order to force Luke to work undercover for them.

Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: James Arness, Fionnula Flanagan, Bruce Boxleitner, Kathryn Holcomb

Votes: 20

83. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: Murder in F Sharp (1990)

47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Dennis Stanton investigates when a prominent pianist's wife is murdered shortly after the pianist's hands are badly burnt.

Director: Kevin G. Cremin | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Keith Michell, Stephen Caffrey, Melinda Culea

Votes: 93

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

47 min | Drama, Music, Musical

7.8
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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: 10

85. The Rockford Files (1974–1980)
Episode: The Hawaiian Headache (1979)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Jim is tricked into believing he's won a trip to Hawaii, when it really turns out to be doing a favor for an old army pal in the CIA.

Director: William Wiard | Stars: James Garner, Noah Beery Jr., Joe Santos, Ken Swofford

Votes: 72

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

Drama, Music, Musical

7.8
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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: 5

87. The Virginian (1962–1971)

TV-PG | 75 min | Western

7.7
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The Shiloh Ranch in Wyoming Territory of the 1890s is owned in sequence by Judge Garth, the Grainger brothers, and Col. MacKenzie. It is the setting for a variety of stories, many more ... See full summary »

Stars: Doug McClure, James Drury, Lee J. Cobb, Sara Lane

Votes: 1,239

88. Adam-12 (1968–1975)

30 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.7
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Two regular police officers patrol Los Angeles.

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

Votes: 2,293

89. Rich Man, Poor Man - Book II (1976–1977)
Episode: Chapter XV (1977)

60 min | Drama

7.7
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The Senate opens hearings investigating Estep.

Director: Jules Irving | Stars: Peter Strauss, Gregg Henry, James Carroll Jordan, Philip Abbott

Votes: 7

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

Drama, Music, Musical

7.7
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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: 6

91. Daniel Boone (1964–1970)
Episode: Fort New Madrid aka the Spanish Fort (1968)

60 min | Adventure, History, Western

7.7
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Boone is captured by Spanish soldiers and sent to a forced labor camp to build a new fort.

Director: William Wiard | Stars: Fess Parker, Mike Farrell, Zack Banks, Steve Mitchell

Votes: 6

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

47 min | Drama, Music, Musical

7.7
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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: 7

93. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: Steal Me a Story (1987)

47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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A bomb kills a TV producer who stole a plot from one of Jessica's books.

Director: John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Vincent Baggetta, Bradford Dillman, Fionnula Flanagan

Votes: 94

94. Switch (1975–1978)
Episode: Stung from Beyond (1975)

60 min | Crime, Action, Drama

7.7
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Add a Plot

Director: Jerry London | Stars: Robert Wagner, Eddie Albert, Charlie Callas, Sharon Gless

Votes: 11

95. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: Suspicion of Murder (1991)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Dennis Stanton must prove his innocence when he is accused of murdering a flames estranged husband.

Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Keith Michell, Susan Blakely, Sam Bottoms

Votes: 76

96. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Tara (1972)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

7.7
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Newly falls in love with a woman who could put him in danger.

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

Votes: 42

97. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: The Hide Cutters (1968)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

7.7
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A group of cattle rustlers are determined to stop Amos McKee's cattle from reaching sale. Even to the point of placing a diseased animal among the herd.

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

Votes: 37

98. Dynasty (1981–1989)
Episode: The Shakedown (1982)

49 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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Claudia remains confused following the accident; Jeff urges Fallon to reconcile; Steven is blackmailed by a young drifter.

Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: John Forsythe, Linda Evans, Pamela Sue Martin, Pamela Bellwood

Votes: 29

99. Here Come the Brides (1968–1970)
Episode: The Wealthiest Man in Seattle (1969)

60 min | Adventure, Western, Comedy

7.7
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Clancey receives a visit from his brother Ned, a priest whom he has convinced that he owns most of the businesses in Seattle. More chaos follows when a band of thieves hear of Clancey's supposed wealth.

Director: Richard Kinon | Stars: Robert Brown, Bobby Sherman, David Soul, Bridget Hanley

Votes: 10

100. The A-Team (1983–1987)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.6
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Four Vietnam vets, framed for a crime they didn't commit, help the innocent while on the run from the military.

Stars: George Peppard, Mr. T, Dwight Schultz, Dirk Benedict

Votes: 27,576