Highest Rated Titles With Don Taylor


1. Octavius and Me (1962 TV Movie)

30 min | Comedy

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A retired couple decide to buy a mobile home and tour the United States. In the unsold pilot episode, the help another couple they meet in a campground patch up their marriage.

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Dub Taylor, Loie Bridge, Grace Albertson, George O'Hanlon

Votes: 7

2. The Hemingway Play (1976 TV Movie)

105 min | Drama

9.2
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Writer Ernest Hemingway confronts himself at various stages of his life.

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Pamela Sue Martin, Robert Carricart, Miriam Colon, Samantha Eggar

Votes: 25

3. Cavalcade of America (1952–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.9
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Cavalcade of America documented historical events using stories of individual courage, initiative and achievement, often with feel-good dramatizations of the human spirit's triumph against all odds.

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

Votes: 39

4. Here's Hollywood (1960–1962)

30 min | Talk-Show

8.8
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Hollywood celebrities are interviewed, often at their homes.

Stars: Dean Miller, Helen O'Connell, Jack Linkletter, Joanne Jordan

Votes: 72

5. Celebrity Playhouse (1955– )

30 min | Drama

8.8
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Stars: Scott Brady, Angela Lansbury, Howard Duff, Philip Carey

Votes: 16

6. Dr. Kildare (1961–1966)
Episode: The Bed I've Made (1962)

60 min | Drama

8.8
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Gillespie finds himself falling for the new director of nursing, who is stirring up the entire hospital with the numerous changes she is making with both equipment and personnel.

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Raymond Massey, Claire Trevor, Dan Tobin

Votes: 6

7. Hong Kong (1960–1961)
Episode: The Jade Empress (1960)

60 min | Adventure

8.8
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A small jade statue is stolen and Glen becomes involved when someone passes to him what is assumed to be a copy of the statue. Knowledge of the statue spreads quickly and every criminal in ... See full summary »

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Rod Taylor, Lloyd Bochner, Pat Crowley, Robert Emhardt

Votes: 5

8. 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

Votes: 83

9. Vacation Playhouse (1963–1967)

30 min | Drama, Comedy, Crime

8.7
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Summer replacement show featuring pilot programs that had not been sold.

Stars: Soupy Sales, Ned Glass, Sid Gould, Darryl Hickman

Votes: 19

10. Front Row Center (1955–1956)

60 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

8.7
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Broadway plays are presented live in condensed one hour versions.

Stars: Robert Sterling, Fletcher Markle, James Daly, Olive Sturgess

Votes: 12

11. Dr. Kildare (1961–1966)
Episode: A Time to Every Purpose (1962)

60 min | Drama

8.7
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A teenage girl suffers a severe eye injury in an auto accident, but she handles it much better than her mother, who refuses to let the doctors tell her that the eye may have to be removed.

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Raymond Massey, Betty Field, Murray Hamilton

Votes: 7

12. The Dick Powell Theatre (1961–1963)
Episode: Special Assignment (1962)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.7
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A dying millionaire gives a New York lawyer an unusual assignment - to find out which of six possible candidates actually deserves to inherit his $30,000,000 fortune.

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Dick Powell, June Allyson, Edgar Bergen, Frances Bergen

Votes: 12

13. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)

TV-14 | 25 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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Series of unrelated short stories covering elements of crime, horror, drama, and comedy about people of different backgrounds committing murders, suicides, thefts, and other sorts of crime caused by certain motivations, perceived or not.

Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Harry Tyler, John Williams, Patricia Hitchcock

Votes: 10,901

14. The Lieutenant (1963–1964)

60 min | Drama

8.6
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The trials of a young US Marine Lieutenant and his comrades at Camp Pendleton.

Stars: Gary Lockwood, Robert Vaughn, Don Penny, Carmen Phillips

Votes: 124

15. Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
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Originally billed as Playhouse of the Stars this long running anthology series was originally presented live from New York. Irene Dunne was briefly the hostess in 1952 and the show frequently used Broadway performers in classic stories.

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

Votes: 142

16. Tightrope (1959–1960)

30 min | Drama, Crime

8.6
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Mike Connors 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 »

Stars: Mike Connors, Jesse White, Ted de Corsia, Lewis Charles

Votes: 85

17. Hong Kong (1960–1961)

60 min | Adventure

8.6
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Glenn Evans, a two-fisted journalist in Hong Kong, follows up stories involving smugglers, spies, murderers, and beautiful women in distress, with the help of his friend Chief Inspector Neil Campbell.

Stars: Rod Taylor, Lloyd Bochner, Jack Kruschen, Gerald Jann

Votes: 92

18. Mod Squad (1968–1973)
Episode: Feet of Clay (1971)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.6
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Linc saves a guard from a warehouse fire, then gets involved with a young-deaf mute targeted for assassination.

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Michael Cole, Clarence Williams III, Peggy Lipton, Tige Andrews

Votes: 12

19. Crossroads (1955–1957)
Episode: Our First Christmas Tree (1956)

30 min | Drama

8.6
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Director: Ralph Murphy | Stars: John Dierkes, Percy Helton, Lester Matthews, Robert Paquin

Votes: 9

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

Approved | 25 min | Western

8.5
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The adventures of a gentlemanly gunfighter for hire.

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

Votes: 1,717

21. M Squad (1957–1960)

Not Rated | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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

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

Votes: 240

22. 87th Precinct (1961–1962)

60 min | Drama, Crime

8.5
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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 »

Stars: Robert Lansing, Ron Harper, Gregory Walcott, Norman Fell

Votes: 95

23. The Ford Television Theatre (1952–1957)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

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

Votes: 98

24. 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

Votes: 15

25. The Lloyd Bridges Show (1962–1963)
Episode: Gentleman in Blue (1962)

30 min | Drama

8.5
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While researching the final days of the Civil War in Appomattox, Virginia, Shepherd stumbles upon a grave at the gate of a grand home and learns that it contains the body of a Union soldier... See full summary »

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Lloyd Bridges, Dianne Foster, Rex Ingram, Jim Boles

Votes: 6

26. The Rogues (1964–1965)
Episode: The Pigeons of Paris (1965)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

8.5
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When Timmy's old school friend is murdered in France, he learns that the old friend was just not a painter but an intelligence agent at which time Timmy and Marcel decide to go Paris to investigate what appears to be unfinished espionage.

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Charles Boyer, David Niven, Gig Young, Robert Coote

Votes: 14

27. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
Episode: The Right Kind of House (1958)

TV-14 | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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Mr. Waterbury in interested in buying a high priced house. Sadie Grimes, the house's owner, invites Waterbury in for a drink. She says the price is nonnegotiable. The place has strong ... See full summary »

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Robert Emhardt, Jeanette Nolan, James Drury

Votes: 268

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

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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

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

Votes: 54

29. Robert Montgomery Presents (1950–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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Actor, Producer, and Director Robert Montgomery introduced each telecast, sometimes interviewing one of the stars, and sometimes appearing in the play.

Stars: Robert Montgomery, John Newland, Vaughn Taylor, Elizabeth Montgomery

Votes: 65

30. The New Breed (1961–1962)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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"The New Breed" was an American crime - drama series ,aired on ABC network from 1961 to 1962, with thirty-six episodes,starring Leslie Nielsen at age 35.

Stars: Leslie Nielsen, John Beradino, John Clarke, Greg Roman

Votes: 51

31. The DuPont Show with June Allyson (1959–1961)

30 min | Drama

8.4
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Stars: June Allyson, Don Rickles, Naomi Stevens, Rossano Brazzi

Votes: 94

32. Hotel de Paree (1959–1960)

30 min | Western

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

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

Votes: 31

33. The Best of the Post (1960– )

30 min | Drama

8.4
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A syndicated anthology series adapted from stories published in the Saturday Evening Post magazine.

Stars: John Conte, Karl Swenson, Alan Lee, Burt Douglas

Votes: 16

34. Hey, Jeannie! (1956–1957)

30 min | Comedy

8.4
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Jeannie MacLennan, a cheerful and carefree Scottish woman, arrives in New York without a job or knowing anyone. Cabbie Al Murray is one of the first people she meets and he agrees to ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 23

35. The Rifleman (1958–1963)
Episode: A Matter of Faith (1959)

30 min | Family, Western

8.4
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Because of a terrible drought the railroad has sent two men into North Fork to recruit workers. But when a water-witch gives the people hope, the railroad takes a different approach.

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Chuck Connors, Johnny Crawford, Paul Fix, Parley Baer

Votes: 41

36. The Rifleman (1958–1963)

30 min | Family, Western

8.3
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The adventures of a Wild West rancher wielding a customized rapid fire Winchester rifle and his son.

Stars: Chuck Connors, Johnny Crawford, Paul Fix, Joe Benson

Votes: 2,328

37. The Rogues (1964–1965)

50 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

8.3
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The cousins St. Clair and Fleming are con-men so successful they no longer need to con. They can be persuaded, however, to use their skills: in a just cause, where a mark deserves it very, very much.

Stars: Robert Coote, Gig Young, Charles Boyer, David Niven

Votes: 232

38. The United States Steel Hour (1953–1963)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Live drama series that was one of the best television shows ever shown. Over two hundred live plays, covering all aspects of society, were shown.

Stars: Richard Kiley, Betsy Palmer, Hans Conried, Jeff Donnell

Votes: 85

39. The Barbara Stanwyck Show (1960– )

30 min | Drama

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

Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, James Hong, Weaver Levy, Lawrence Tierney

Votes: 94

40. The David Niven Show (1959– )

30 min | Drama

8.3
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David Niven introduced the dramas which made up this summer anthology, but he starred in only one of them.

Stars: David Niven, Dorothy Green, James Best, Stacy Harris

Votes: 23

41. Burke's Law (1963–1966)
Episode: Who Killed Marty Kelso? (1964)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.3
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Ruthless Hollywood agent Marty Kelso is murdered and leaves behind a plethora of suspects including a new wife and three ex-wives.

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Gene Barry, Gary Conway, Regis Toomey, Leon Lontoc

Votes: 18

42. 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: 3,139

43. The Name of the Game (1968–1971)
Episode: Lola in Lipstick (1968)

74 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.2
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In Rome, Glenn Howard investigates the doings of the Jet Set - and also the mysterious death of a gangster's girlfriend.

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Gene Barry, Ed Begley, Kathie Browne, Cesare Danova

Votes: 5

44. Zane Grey Theater (1956–1961)
Episode: Man from Everywhere (1961)

30 min | Western

8.2
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Sheriff Jed Morgan is worried about his prisoner, Tom Bowdry, because the local gentry seems to be getting lynch fever. Morgan hires guide Branch Taylor to hustle Bowdry to the nearby town of Borrego.

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Cesar Romero, Peter Whitney, Burt Reynolds, Ruta Lee

Votes: 8

45. The Flying Nun (1967–1970)
Episode: Tonio's Mother (1968)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy

8.2
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Widower Luis Armejo and Manuela Garcia are getting married, and everyone in Esperanza, the town in which they live, are happy for them. Among the happy are Luis' son, Tonio. However the ... See full summary »

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Sally Field, Marge Redmond, Madeleine Sherwood, Alejandro Rey

Votes: 6

46. Burke's Law (1963–1966)
Episode: Who Killed Cornelius Gilbert? (1964)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.2
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The life of hotel magnate Cornelius Gilbert comes to an electrifying finish when somebody hot wires the metal ladder in his swimming pool. A torn piece of plaid cloth, a gold St. ... See full summary »

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Gene Barry, Gary Conway, Regis Toomey, Leon Lontoc

Votes: 11

47. The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters (1963–1964)

60 min | Western

8.1
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12 year old Jamie McPheeters, along with his ne'er-do-well father and a ragtag group of pioneers, travel westward from Paducah, Ky to the California gold fields in 1849.

Stars: Dan O'Herlihy, Kurt Russell, Mark Allen, Meg Wyllie

Votes: 78

48. Armstrong Circle Theatre (1950–1963)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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Documentary dramas - plays that were based on true stories, were the forte of Armstrong Circle Theater. Many movie actors and actresses got their start here.

Stars: Douglas Edwards, Sandy Becker, Bob Sherry, John Cameron Swayze

Votes: 60

49. Johnny Ringo (1959–1960)
Episode: Love Affair (1959)

25 min | Western

8.1
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A middle-aged saloon singer, determined to leave her abusive boyfriend, shoots him in her hotel room, then flees to Velardi. Cully sees her perform and is promptly smitten. Their romance ... See full summary »

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Don Durant, Karen Sharpe, Mark Goddard, Gerald Mohr

Votes: 7

50. The Rogues (1964–1965)
Episode: Mr. White's Christmas (1965)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

8.1
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Horatio White is a modern-day Scrooge and, with the aid of a girl known as "Tiny Tim", the family conspires to make him see the error of his ways.

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Charles Boyer, David Niven, Gig Young, Robert Coote

Votes: 11

51. Dennis the Menace (1959–1963)
Episode: The Christmas Story (1959)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family

8.1
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It's Christmas time and Dennis is going around the house looking for his presents. Henry and Alice think they have the perfect place to hide them, The Wilson's house in Mr. Wilson's closet ... See full summary »

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Jay North, Herbert Anderson, Gloria Henry, Joseph Kearns

Votes: 30

52. Burke's Law (1963–1966)
Episode: Who Killed Eleanora Davis? (1963)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.1
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"Professor" Kingston runs a cheap sideshow in a traveling carnival; one of his exhibits is a supposedly genuine electric chair. The girl strapped to it is certainly dead.

Director: Herman Hoffman | Stars: Gene Barry, Gary Conway, Regis Toomey, Leon Lontoc

Votes: 20

53. Night Gallery (1969–1973)

TV-PG | 50 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.0
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Rod Serling presents tales of horror illustrated in various paintings.

Stars: Rod Serling, Larry Watson, Joanna Pettet, Matt Pelto

Votes: 3,554

54. Stalag 17 (1953)

Not Rated | 120 min | Drama, War

8.0
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When two escaping American World War II prisoners are killed, the German P.O.W. camp barracks black marketeer, J.J. Sefton, is suspected of being an informer.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: William Holden, Don Taylor, Otto Preminger, Robert Strauss

Votes: 45,215

55. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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A pinnacle of the Golden Age of Television, "Studio One" presented a wide range of memorable dramas and received 18-Emmy nominations and five wins during its prestigious nine-year-run on ... See full summary »

Stars: Betty Furness, Paul Branson, Paul Brinson, Mary Sinclair

Votes: 167

56. Checkmate (1960–1962)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Don Corey and Jed Sills operate Checkmate, Inc., a very high priced detective agency in San Francisco. Helping them protect the lives of their clients is British criminologist (once an Oxford professor) Carl Hyatt.

Stars: Anthony George, Doug McClure, Sebastian Cabot, Ken Lynch

Votes: 189

57. Chevron Hall of Stars (1956– )

Drama

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Stars: Don Taylor, James Whitmore, Ted de Corsia, Richard Reeves

Votes: 10

58. The Lieutenant (1963–1964)
Episode: Alert! (1963)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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Rice is called away when his unit is called to alert and prepared to fly out on exercise. There is real concern this might not be an exercise and they might be going to war. Rice has to ... See full summary »

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Gary Lockwood, Robert Vaughn, Charles McGraw, Ted Bessell

Votes: 6

59. Have Gun - Will Travel (1957–1963)
Episode: One Came Back (1959)

Not Rated | 26 min | Western

8.0
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Ben Harvey hires Paladin to escort him to a town called Gila where he has a family store. Now that he is out of prison, he wants to get on with his life despite his past. The only thing ... See full summary »

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Richard Boone, George Mathews, Strother Martin, James Coburn

Votes: 45

60. Wagon Train (1957–1965)
Episode: The Daniel Clay Story (1962)

60 min | Western

8.0
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Judge Clay and his family join the wagon train. He has a reputation for cleaning up frontier towns, but his fanatical attention to the law sees him ostracized as often as he is praised. He must face this when his son must be tried by him.

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: John McIntire, Robert Horton, Claude Rains, Fred Beir

Votes: 18

61. Night Gallery (1969–1973)
Episode: They're Tearing Down Tim Riley's Bar/The Last Laurel (1971)

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

8.0
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After years of competition in business, lonely widower Randy Lane recalls better times when he and his wife used to visit a local bar. / Crippled Marius Davis uses astral projection to exact revenge on his wife Susan and her lover.

Directors: Daryl Duke, Don Taylor | Stars: William Windom, Diane Baker, Bert Convy, John Randolph

Votes: 259

62. Follow the Sun (1961–1962)

60 min | Adventure

7.9
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The show follows the adventures of two free-lance magazine writers based in Hawaii.

Stars: Barry Coe, Brett Halsey, Jay Lanin, Gary Lockwood

Votes: 36

63. Buckskin (1958–1959)

30 min | Western

7.9
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Annie O'Connell's boarding house in Buckskin, Montana, in 1880, is the setting for dramas unfolding for travelers and townies alike. Stories are seen through the eyes of 10-year-old Jody.

Stars: Tom Nolan, Sally Brophy, Mike Road, Orville Sherman

Votes: 28

64. Bachelor Father (1957–1962)
Episode: Bentley and the Motorcycle (1959)

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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Bentley tangles with a young motorcyclist, and much to his chagrin, Kelly unknowingly gets a date with him.

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: John Forsythe, Noreen Corcoran, Sammee Tong, Shirley Mitchell

Votes: 8

65. Burke's Law (1963–1966)
Episode: Who Killed My Girl? (1964)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.9
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Using a .38 revolver with a silencer, an assailant murders heiress Diana Mercer in her bedroom after she's been dropped off by her date that night -- her old flame, Amos Burke. As he ... See full summary »

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Gene Barry, Gary Conway, Regis Toomey, Leon Lontoc

Votes: 16

66. 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: 1,862

67. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

7.8
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The classic prime time variety show most famous for its vaudeville acts and rock music performances.

Stars: Ed Sullivan, Johnny Wayne, Frank Shuster, Roberta Peters

Votes: 863

68. It Takes a Thief (1968–1970)

51 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.8
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The adventures of suave cat burglar Alexander Mundy, who plies his trade for the U.S. Government.

Stars: Robert Wagner, Fred Astaire, Malachi Throne, Murray Pollack

Votes: 1,291

69. Zane Grey Theater (1956–1961)

25 min | Western

7.8
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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.

Stars: Dick Powell, Walter Sande, Denver Pyle, Bill Erwin

Votes: 286

70. The Farmer's Daughter (1963–1966)

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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Katrin "Katy" Holstrum seeks help from her congressman Glen Morley while he is in a predicament of needing a governess for his boys, Steve and Danny. Katy is hired and her common sense ... See full summary »

Stars: Inger Stevens, William Windom, Cathleen Nesbitt, Mickey Sholdar

Votes: 183

71. The Dick Powell Theatre (1961–1963)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Powell served as host and, in early shows at least, occasional star in this dramatic anthology. It was his last television series and contained his last filmed acting (episode: 'The ... See full summary »

Stars: Dick Powell, David Niven, June Allyson, Oscar Beregi Jr.

Votes: 111

72. The Loner (1965–1966)

30 min | Western

7.8
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A wandering ex-soldier encounters various problems where ever he visits in his travels.

Stars: Lloyd Bridges, James Whitmore, Jim Drum, Ed Peck

Votes: 67

73. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Live dramatic shows featuring Hollywood stars. Initially, the show was a thirty-minute weekly show, but when it moved to NBC in August 1954, the show was extended to sixty minutes, and the ... See full summary »

Stars: Ken Carpenter, Jay Jackson, Otto Kruger, Gordon MacRae

Votes: 71

74. 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

Votes: 52

75. Steve Canyon (1958–1960)

30 min | Adventure

7.8
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Air Force pilot Steve Canyon, the commander of Big Thunder Air Force Base, travels from base to base as an all around trouble shooter, when he's not dealing with the the personal and military problems of his own everyday life.

Stars: Dean Fredericks, Jackson Beck, Paul Frees, Jerry Paris

Votes: 53

76. Zane Grey Theater (1956–1961)
Episode: A Warm Day in Heaven (1961)

30 min | Western

7.8
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Nick Finn arrives in Heaven, Arizona - a town known for fair play and concern for neighbors. After his arrival, greed and selfishness soon follow.

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Lon Chaney Jr., Thomas Mitchell, William Schallert, Hank Patterson

Votes: 8

77. The Dick Powell Theatre (1961–1963)
Episode: Charlie's Duet (1963)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Nightclub-owner Charlie resists the attempts of a big-time gangster to take him over, but fears for the life of the girl he lives.

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Army Archerd, Jim Backus, Milton Berle, Anthony Franciosa

Votes: 6

78. 87th Precinct (1961–1962)
Episode: Idol in the Dust (1962)

60 min | Drama, Crime

7.8
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In response to an incident of vandalism at a store, Kling tries to persuade baseball player Larry Brooks to start a ball club for young kids in the neighborhood he grew up in. Larry finally... See full summary »

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Robert Lansing, Ron Harper, Gregory Walcott, Norman Fell

Votes: 5

79. Dennis the Menace (1959–1963)
Episode: Mr. Wilson's Award (1959)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family

7.8
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The Mitchell's start a rumor that they are moving to New York in order to keep Mr. Wilson in town to receive a plaque. However, things start getting a little out of hand once Dennis gets ... See full summary »

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Jay North, Herbert Anderson, Gloria Henry, Joseph Kearns

Votes: 27

80. The Wild Wild West (1965–1969)
Episode: Night of the Casual Killer (1965)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.8
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John Maxwell Avery advised the President and led powerful men in Washington. Then he was discovered to be a political opportunist and a scoundrel. He fled Washington and rumor has it the ... See full summary »

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Robert Conrad, Ross Martin, John Dehner, Ruta Lee

Votes: 94

81. The Rifleman (1958–1963)
Episode: Outlaw's Inheritance (1959)

30 min | Family, Western

7.8
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The townspeople of North Fork begin to get suspicious when Lucas is named as the beneficiary in the will of an infamous outlaw.

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Chuck Connors, Johnny Crawford, Paul Fix, Bartlett Robinson

Votes: 48

82. M Squad (1957–1960)
Episode: The Fight (1958)

Not Rated | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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A boxer's (Lancaster) life is being threatened soon after another fighter dies after fighting with Lancaster. Suspicion falls on the other fighter's trainer who feels Lancaster is responsible for the death of the other fighter.

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Lee Marvin, Charles Bronson, Rachel Ames, Rusty Lane

Votes: 10

83. The Rifleman (1958–1963)
Episode: The Jailbird (1960)

30 min | Family, Western

7.8
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Lucas hires a new ranch hand, then learns that the man had just been released from prison for manslaughter. He believes the man has turned over a new leaf and wants to start a new life, but... See full summary »

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Chuck Connors, Johnny Crawford, Paul Fix, Dabbs Greer

Votes: 23

84. M Squad (1957–1960)
Episode: The Man in Hiding (1958)

Not Rated | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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Ballinger investigates after a bank robber leaves a pencil at the scene.

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Lee Marvin, Alan Baxter, John Hoyt, Paul Newlan

Votes: 9

85. Night Gallery (1969–1973)
Episode: The Messiah on Mott Street/The Painted Mirror (1971)

TV-PG | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.8
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Mikey Goldman searches for the Messiah to comfort his dying grandfather Abe. / Removing paint from an antique mirror, shop owner Frank Standish sees an alien landscape that is used to rid himself of his unwanted partner.

Directors: Gene R. Kearney, Don Taylor | Stars: Zsa Zsa Gabor, Edward G. Robinson, Yaphet Kotto, Arthur O'Connell

Votes: 157

86. M Squad (1957–1960)
Episode: The Twenty-Six Girl (1958)

Not Rated | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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A young wife is shot by an unknown assailant when she drives with her ex-con husband to an isolated woods in search of their dream home. No one even reports the couple missing until after ... See full summary »

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Lee Marvin, Diane Brewster, Simon Scott, Paul Newlan

Votes: 8

87. Burke's Law (1963–1966)
Episode: Who Killed the Surf Broad? (1964)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.8
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Rising actress and beach queen Tina Romaine surfs a difficult wave, walks a few steps, and drops dead. A bullet grazed her right temple, but the wound was superficial and the autopsy finds ... See full summary »

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Gene Barry, Gary Conway, Regis Toomey, Leon Lontoc

Votes: 8

88. The Name of the Game (1968–1971)

90 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.7
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This groundbreaking series had three rotating stars, who were featured in independent episodes tied together by a loose common theme. The commonality was Howard Publications, the self-made ... See full summary »

Stars: Gene Barry, Susan Saint James, Robert Stack, Anthony Franciosa

Votes: 373

89. The Naked City (1948)

Approved | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.7
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New York City film noir about two detectives investigating the death of an attractive young woman. The apparent suicide turns out to be murder.

Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Barry Fitzgerald, Howard Duff, Dorothy Hart, Don Taylor

Votes: 9,466

90. A Circle of Children (1977 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

7.7
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A teacher at a school for emotionally disturbed children takes an interest in one particular child who doesn't talk but emits a stream of gibberish.

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Jane Alexander, Rachel Roberts, David Ogden Stiers, Nan Martin

Votes: 75

91. Cannon (1971–1976)
Episode: Cain's Mark (1972)

Not Rated | 51 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

7.7
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Cannon is hired by a woman to find her ex-con son, who claims he saw illegal weapons in crates at his brother's manufacturing plant.

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: William Conrad, Bradford Dillman, Carmen Mathews, David Birney

Votes: 22

92. Petrocelli (1974–1976)
Episode: Death in Small Doses (1975)

60 min | Drama, Crime

7.7
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A young man hires a beautiful young nurse to live with and care for the man's elderly, wheelchair-bound grandfather. The nurse's "charm" hides a sadist who couldn't care less about her ... See full summary »

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Barry Newman, Susan Howard, Albert Salmi, Stephen Elliott

Votes: 11

93. Dennis the Menace (1959–1963)
Episode: Dennis and the Open House (1960)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family

7.7
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The Mitchell's are having a open house party to entertain one of Henry's clients but people are having trouble finding the house, that is until Dennis finds an open house sign and puts in ... See full summary »

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Jay North, Herbert Anderson, Gloria Henry, Joseph Kearns

Votes: 23

94. Dennis the Menace (1959–1963)
Episode: Dennis and the Rare Coin (1960)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family

7.7
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Mr. Wilson pays $250.00 for a rare gold coin from a con artist that turns out to be a fake coin. The good news is that the coin gives Mr. Wilson a free wish when Dennis throws the coin in ... See full summary »

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Jay North, Herbert Anderson, Gloria Henry, Joseph Kearns

Votes: 23

95. Burke's Law (1963–1966)
Episode: Operation Long Shadow (1965)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.7
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Burke is assigned to rescue the son of an Algerian diplomat apparently kidnapped for ransom but uncovers a more serious plot to overthrow the French government.

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Gene Barry, Antoinette Bower, Berry Kroeger, Rosemary DeCamp

Votes: 14

96. It Takes a Thief (1968–1970)
Episode: The Suzie Simone Caper (1970)

60 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.7
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A Nazi diary reveals that a painting by Matisse has a hidden list of Nazi war criminals. Wally calls Al to steal the painting, which is protected by a sophisticated security system.

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Robert Wagner, Susan Saint James, Edward Binns, Jane Weintraub

Votes: 18

97. Wagon Train (1957–1965)

75 min | Western

7.6
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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

Votes: 1,807

98. Bachelor Father (1957–1962)

30 min | Comedy

7.6
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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

Votes: 337

99. The Blue Veil (1951)

113 min | Drama

7.6
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Louise Mason is a young widow who fills her empty life with the task of becoming a children's nurse. As the years pass, and the widow tries to find her own place in life, her young charges,... See full summary »

Directors: Curtis Bernhardt, Busby Berkeley | Stars: Jane Wyman, Charles Laughton, Joan Blondell, Richard Carlson

Votes: 267

100. Broken Promise (1981 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama

7.6
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Abandoned by their parents, the young children of the Clawson family are put in the care of local authorities. However, rather than being kept together, the siblings are sent to live at ... See full summary »

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Chris Sarandon, Melissa Michaelsen, George Coe, McKee Anderson

Votes: 80