Latest Titles With Joseph Sweeney


1. Ben Casey (1961–1966)
Episode: A Short Biographical Sketch of James Tuttle Peabody, M.D. (1963)

60 min | Drama

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Director: Paul Nickell | Stars: Vince Edwards, Sam Jaffe, Claudia Bryar, Gage Clarke

2. The Doctors and the Nurses (1962–1965)
Episode: Circle of Choice (1963)

60 min | Drama

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Director: Gerald Mayer | Stars: Shirl Conway, Zina Bethune, Alex Cord, Barbara Dana

3. Car 54, Where Are You? (1961–1963)
Episode: Here Comes Charlie (1963)

30 min | Comedy

8.4
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The boys of the 53rd Precinct attempt to help rehabilitate chronically drunk Charlie by finding him a job where he won't be tempted to drink, but the officers'regular visits to check up on ... See full summary »

Director: Stanley Prager | Stars: Joe E. Ross, Fred Gwynne, Larry Storch, Al Lewis

Votes: 23

4. Car 54, Where Are You? (1961–1963)
Episode: Joan Crawford Didn't Say No (1963)

30 min | Comedy

3.5
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When a septuagenarian delicatessen owner reports he will be marrying Joan Crawford, the boys of the 53rd are sent out to bust the phony matrimonial service that promises to pair its clients with Hollywood movie stars.

Director: Stanley Prager | Stars: Joe E. Ross, Fred Gwynne, Molly Picon, Al Lewis

Votes: 92

5. The Defenders (1961–1965)
Episode: Loophole (1963)

60 min | Drama

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Director: Charles S. Dubin | Stars: E.G. Marshall, Robert Reed, Philip Bruns, Nell Harrison

6. Car 54, Where Are You? (1961–1963)
Episode: The Curse of the Snitkins (1963)

30 min | Comedy

8.7
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A jinx arrives at the 53rd and continues his streak of bringing bad luck wherever he goes.

Directors: Nat Hiken, Stanley Prager | Stars: Joe E. Ross, Fred Gwynne, Al Lewis, Jack Gilford

Votes: 20

7. Dr. Kildare (1961–1966)
Episode: The Gift of the Koodjanuk (1963)

60 min | Drama

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Alfred Freely, a cheerful Irishman, comes in to Blair for a check-up, and tells Kildare that he is his long-lost uncle, though Kildare does not really remember him. Because of the man's ... See full summary »

Director: William A. Graham | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Raymond Massey, Brian Keith, Joseph Sweeney

8. Car 54, Where Are You? (1961–1963)
Episode: The Loves of Sylvia Schnauser (1963)

30 min | Comedy

8.0
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Sylvia Schnauser helps the police dept. to set a trap for con artists posing as book publishers.

Director: Stanley Prager | Stars: Joe E. Ross, Fred Gwynne, Charlotte Rae, Al Lewis

Votes: 23

9. The Eleventh Hour (1962–1964)
Episode: There Should Be an Outfit Called 'Families Anonymous'! (1963)

60 min | Drama

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Stars: Jack Ging, Frank Aletter, Ralph Bellamy, Herschel Bernardi

10. The Eleventh Hour (1962–1964)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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There were only 2 seasons of The Eleventh Hour. Both featured Jack Ging as Dr. Paul Graham, a passionate and caring young psychologist, working under the ægis of elder psychiatrists - first... See full summary »

Stars: Jack Ging, Wendell Corey, Ralph Bellamy, Irene Martin

Votes: 56

11. The Doctors and the Nurses (1962–1965)

60 min | Drama

7.8
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The story takes place in a large hospital and revolves around two nurses, Liz Thorpe (Shirl Conway), the older head nurse, and Gail Lucas, the naive student nurse. The two nurses were ... See full summary »

Stars: Shirl Conway, Zina Bethune, Michael Tolan, Joseph Campanella

Votes: 51

12. Dr. Kildare (1961–1966)

60 min | Drama

7.2
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The dramatic relationship between a young medical intern and his surgeon mentor.

Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Raymond Massey, Lee Kurty, Jean Inness

Votes: 468

13. Car 54, Where Are You? (1961–1963)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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The misadventures of two of New York's finest (a Mutt and Jeff pair) in the mythical 53rd precinct in the Bronx. Toody, the short, stocky and dim-witted one either saves the day or muffs ... See full summary »

Stars: Joe E. Ross, Fred Gwynne, Paul Reed, Al Lewis

Votes: 950

14. Ben Casey (1961–1966)

60 min | Drama

7.4
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Gritty realistic hospital drama featuring manly Dr. Casey against the medical establishment, at first under the watchful eye of Dr. Zorba and later under the thumb of Chief of Surgery Dr. Freeland.

Stars: Vince Edwards, Sam Jaffe, Jeanne Bates, Harry Landers

Votes: 335

15. The Defenders (1961–1965)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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A Father-Son lawyer duo take a variety of cases that often deal with the important issues of the day.

Stars: E.G. Marshall, Robert Reed, Polly Rowles, Ossie Davis

Votes: 251

16. Naked City (1958–1963)
Episode: Bridge Party (1961)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.5
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A determined and utterly logical retiree wants an agreement to raise a drawbridge honored by a railroad - no matter what. When the railroad makes a series of trumped up charges against the ... See full summary »

Director: William Conrad | Stars: Paul Burke, Horace McMahon, Harry Bellaver, James Barton

Votes: 22

17. The United States Steel Hour (1953–1963)
Episode: The Haven (1961)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

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Director: Don Richardson | Stars: Shirley Booth, Fran Myers, Gene Raymond, Truman Smith

18. The Defenders (1961–1965)
Episode: The Riot (1961)

60 min | Drama

7.9
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Inmates riot at a prison cell block, taking four hostages and threatening to kill them unless their demands are met. At the request of one of the riot's leaders, the warden asks Lawrence Preston to negotiate for the prisoners.

Director: Buzz Kulik | Stars: E.G. Marshall, Robert Reed, Fritz Weaver, Frank Sutton

Votes: 9

19. Route 66 (1960–1964)
Episode: Welcome to Amity (1961)

52 min | Adventure

8.2
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Tod and Buz, working as laborers in a factory in Amity, Ohio, meet a strange young woman at their boarding house. She is towing a headstone on a trailer behind her car-with the person's ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Hiller | Stars: Martin Milner, George Maharis, Susan Oliver, Martha Scott

Votes: 43

20. Route 66 (1960–1964)

60 min | Adventure

7.7
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The adventures of two young drifters across America.

Stars: Martin Milner, George Maharis, Glenn Corbett, James Brown

Votes: 932

21. Sunday Showcase (1959–1960)
Episode: One Loud Clear Voice (1960)

60 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

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Director: William A. Graham | Stars: Jack Bittner, Larry Blyden, Frank Conroy, Wendell Corey

22. Play of the Week (1959–1961)
Episode: The Grand Tour (1960)

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

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Director: William A. Graham | Stars: Percy Helton, Lori March, Scott McKay, Audrey Meadows

23. The United States Steel Hour (1953–1963)
Episode: The Great Gold Mountain (1960)

Comedy, Drama

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Director: Paul Bogart | Stars: Ed Begley, Polly Bergen, Burt Brinckerhoff, Carolyn Groves

24. Play of the Week (1959–1961)

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.7
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This syndicated anthology series staged a different play every week covering all genres - dramas, comedies, musicals, fantasies, mysteries, et al - utilizing some of the best talent appearing on Broadway.

Stars: Myron McCormick, Cathleen Nesbitt, Frank Conroy, Kurt Kasznar

Votes: 33

25. Sunday Showcase (1959–1960)

60 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

4.5
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A show featuring various specials. Some specials were comedy and others were serious drama by famous authors.

Stars: Robert Emhardt, Milton Berle, Jimmy Durante, Bob Hope

Votes: 74

26. The United States Steel Hour (1953–1963)
Episode: One Red Rose for Christmas (1959)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

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Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: Clarice Blackburn, Patty Duke, Helen Hayes, Ruth McDevitt

27. The United States Steel Hour (1953–1963)
Episode: The Last Autumn (1959)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

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Stars: Pat Hingle, House Jameson, Alexis Smith, Joseph Sweeney

28. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)
Episode: The Silver Whistle (1959)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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The old people's home is a pretty miserable place - until the arrival of the mysterious Mr. Erwenter.

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Eddie Albert, Zamah Cunningham, Margaret Hamilton, Arthur Hughes

29. Naked City (1958–1963)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.4
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The cases of the NYPD's 65th Precinct.

Stars: Harry Bellaver, Horace McMahon, Paul Burke, Nancy Malone

Votes: 723

30. Suspicion (1957–1958)
Episode: If I Die Before I Live (1958)

60 min | Drama

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A banker embezzles a large sum of money and flees. While hiding out in New York City he suffers a heart attack and can't take his medicine. He's rescued by a girl who is unemployed and starving.

Director: Frank P. Rosenberg | Stars: Edie Adams, James Congdon, James Gregory, Joseph Sweeney

31. The United States Steel Hour (1953–1963)
Episode: One Red Rose for Christmas (1958)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

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Director: Tom Donovan | Stars: Martine Bartlett, Clarice Blackburn, Patty Duke, Helen Hayes

32. 12 Angry Men (1957)

Approved | 96 min | Crime, Drama

8.9
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A jury holdout attempts to prevent a miscarriage of justice by forcing his colleagues to reconsider the evidence.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Martin Balsam, John Fiedler

Votes: 472,629

33. 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

Votes: 245

34. The United States Steel Hour (1953–1963)
Episode: A Matter of Pride (1957)

Comedy, Drama

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Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: Philip Abbott, Burt Brinckerhoff, George Eberling, Henderson Forsythe

35. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)
Episode: If You Knew Elizabeth (1957)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Richard Joy, Claire Trevor, Gary Merrill, Natalie Schafer

36. Kraft Theatre (1947–1958)
Episode: The Big Break (1957)

60 min | Drama

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Director: Paul Bogart | Stars: James Barton, Patsy Kelly, Kathleen Maguire, Frank McHugh

37. Father Knows Best (1954–1960)
Episode: The Good Neighbor (1957)

30 min | Comedy, Family

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Margret receives the title deeds to a second property; Jim suggests she take responsibility for cleaning and renting out the property. They meet the neighbor, Mr. Boomhauer, who is a very ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Tewksbury | Stars: Robert Young, Jane Wyatt, Elinor Donahue, Billy Gray

38. The Big Story (1949–1959)
Episode: Widow's Luck (1957)

Drama

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Director: Leonard Valenta | Stars: Ben Grauer, Donald Madden, Joseph Sweeney, Katherine Squire

39. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)
Episode: Winter Dreams (1957)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Richard Joy, John Cassavetes, Dana Wynter, Raymond Bailey

40. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.5
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Of the many anthology series, Playhouse 90 is considered the most ambitious with outstanding talent in front of the camera. Attracting top ranked directors and scripts it was often filmed live including the entire first season.

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

Votes: 194

41. The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (1956)

Approved | 153 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.2
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An ex-soldier faces ethical questions as he tries to earn enough to support his wife and children well.

Director: Nunnally Johnson | Stars: Gregory Peck, Jennifer Jones, Fredric March, Marisa Pavan

Votes: 2,526

42. The Fastest Gun Alive (1956)

Approved | 89 min | Drama, Western

7.1
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In the western frontier town of Cross Creek storekeeper George Temple is a polite and soft spoken man with a secret past.When three bank robbers on the lam stop in town to change horses George Temple's past comes back to haunt him.

Director: Russell Rouse | Stars: Glenn Ford, Jeanne Crain, Broderick Crawford, Russ Tamblyn

Votes: 2,065

43. Front Row Center (1955–1956)
Episode: Search for a Stranger (1956)

Biography, Drama, Romance

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Director: Ralph Nelson | Stars: Malcolm Atterbury, Robert Eyer, Don Keefer, Dewey Martin

44. Playwrights '56 (1955– )
Episode: The Day the Trains Stopped Running (1956)

Comedy, Drama

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After fifty years of service to the railroad, Sam Rasher must come to grips with the fact that he is retired and that the railroad will go on without him.

Director: Vincent J. Donehue | Stars: Joanne Douglas, George Ebeling, Dan Frazer, Cliff Hall

45. Front Row Center (1955–1956)

60 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

8.6
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Broadway plays are presented live in condensed one hour versions.

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

Votes: 11

46. Playwrights '56 (1955– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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Stars: Gene Saks, Albert Dekker, Nina Foch, Russell Hicks

Votes: 18

47. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)
Episode: A Terrible Day (1955)

60 min | Drama

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Director: Seymour Robbie | Stars: Royal Beal, Betty Furness, Bruce Gordon, Jack Klugman

48. Robert Montgomery Presents (1950–1957)
Episode: Coming of Age (1955)

Drama

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Fears lead to upheaval in Terry Ballard's life as he suffers a mid-life crisis at his 40th birthday. His wife wants them to buy a new house and he's been offered a new position at work. ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Felton | Stars: Robert Montgomery, Lee Bowman, Ralph Bunker, Jan Miner

49. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)
Episode: Summer Pavilion (1955)

60 min | Drama

7.3
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In an old Louisiana plantation, the the furnishings and the once great family are fading fast.The matriarch desperately tries to hold on the a gazebo that's slated for destruction as part ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Nickell | Stars: Miriam Hopkins, Charles Drake, Elizabeth Montgomery, Ruth White

Votes: 15

50. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)
Episode: The Amazing Mrs. Halliday (1955)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

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Director: Richard Goode | Stars: Claud Allister, Robert Burton, Herbert Butterfield, Ken Carpenter

51. Producers' Showcase (1954–1957)
Episode: The Petrified Forest (1955)

90 min | Drama, Musical, Comedy

8.2
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Gabrielle Maple works in a dusty desert gas station-café, but yearns for the life of an artist in France, knowing there must be something finer than the provincial dead-end she is trapped ... See full summary »

Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Henry Fonda, Lauren Bacall, Paul Hartman

Votes: 38

52. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)
Episode: The Prince and the Puppet (1955)

60 min | Drama

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Director: Seymour Robbie | Stars: Bil Baird, Cora Baird, Betty Furness, Phyllis Hill

53. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)
Episode: Three Empty Rooms (1955)

60 min | Drama

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Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Barbara Baxley, Steve Brodie, Betty Furness, Eli Mintz

54. Armstrong Circle Theatre (1950–1963)
Episode: Time for Love (1955)

30 min | Drama

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Director: Paul Bogart | Stars: Sandy Becker, John Cassavetes, Richard Morse, Gena Rowlands

55. Father Knows Best (1954–1960)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.4
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The popular radio show comes to life in this hit sitcom about a wise family man, Jim Anderson, his common-sense wife Margaret and their children Betty, Bud and Kathy. Whenever the kids need... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Young, Jane Wyatt, Billy Gray, Lauren Chapin

Votes: 1,207

56. Producers' Showcase (1954–1957)

90 min | Drama, Musical, Comedy

8.5
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This program aired once every fourth week and was one of the most costly live shows of the 1950's. Many stars appeared on this show; see the Guest List for them.

Stars: Cyril Ritchard, Claire Bloom, Mary Martin, David Wayne

Votes: 58

57. Justice (1954–1956)

30 min | Drama

8.3
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Dramatic show based on cases tried by lawyers of the Legal Aid Society of New York City.

Stars: William Prince, Gary Merrill, Dane Clark, Ed Begley

Votes: 6

58. The Telltale Clue (1954– )

Approved | 30 min | Crime, Drama

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Stars: Anthony Ross, Charles Webster, Nathaniel Frey, Peg Hillias

59. Campbell Summer Soundstage (1952–1954)
Episode: A Little Child Shall Lead Them (1954)

30 min | Drama

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Director: Garry Simpson | Stars: Eileen Heckart, Morton Stevens, Joseph Sweeney

60. Armstrong Circle Theatre (1950–1963)
Episode: Flare-Up (1954)

30 min | Drama

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Stars: Philip Abbott, Sandy Becker, Leora Dana, Joseph Sweeney

62. Campbell Summer Soundstage (1952–1954)
Episode: Marked Money (1954)

Drama

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Director: Garry Simpson | Stars: Dean Harris, Kate McComb, Joseph Sweeney

63. Ponds Theater (1953– )
Episode: Run for the Money (1954)

60 min | Drama

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Stars: Phyllis Love, Joseph Sweeney

64. The Telltale Clue (1954– )
Episode: The Case of the Hit and Run (1954)

Approved | Crime, Drama

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Director: Charles Martin | Stars: Anthony Ross, Peg Hillias, Patrica Smith, Joseph Sweeney

65. Justice (1954–1956)
Episode: The Greedy Man (1954)

30 min | Drama

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Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: Eddie Firestone, Nancy Guild, Russell Hardie, Joseph Sweeney

66. You Are There (1953–1971)
Episode: The Oklahoma Land Rush (April 22, 1889) (1954)

Drama, History

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Stars: James Broderick, Royal Dano, Parker Fennelly, Stuart Germain

67. The United States Steel Hour (1953–1963)
Episode: The Rise of Carthage (1954)

Comedy, Drama

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Director: Alex Segal | Stars: Paul Douglas, Nina Foch, John Gibson, Mike Kellin

68. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)
Episode: Twelve Angry Men (1954)

60 min | Drama

7.6
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The jurors in a murder trial take their seats in a small, drab room to decide the defendant's fate. At first, all the men vote guilty bar one, who still has many questions not answered in ... See full summary »

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Robert Cummings, Franchot Tone, Edward Arnold, Paul Hartman

Votes: 102

69. 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 TV shows ever shown. Over 200 live plays covering all aspects of society were shown.

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

Votes: 80

70. 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

Votes: 98

71. Ponds Theater (1953– )

60 min | Drama

7.6
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Stars: Valerie Cossart, Harry Townes, Mildred Dunnock, Carmen Mathews

Votes: 25

72. Goodyear Playhouse (1951–1957)
Episode: Ernie Barger Is 50 (1953)

Drama

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Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Ed Begley, Carmen Mathews, Howard St. John, John Connell

73. Goodyear Playhouse (1951–1957)
Episode: Other People's Houses (1953)

60 min | Drama

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A senile old man causes heartache for his two daughters and son-in-law.

Director: William Corrigan | Stars: Eileen Heckart, Earl Rowe, Rod Steiger, Joseph Sweeney

74. The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (1948–1956)
Episode: The Big Deal (1953)

Drama

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Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Anne Jackson, Bernard Kates, Joe Maross, Jerry Morris

75. Mister Peepers (1952–1955)
Episode: The Bus Trip (1953)

30 min | Comedy

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Mr. Weskit takes a bus trip to visit Mom and Sis Peepers.

Director: Hal Keith | Stars: Wally Cox, Marion Lorne, Patricia Benoit, Tony Randall

76. Omnibus (1952–1961)
Episode: The Golden Dress (1953)

Drama, History, Music

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Stars: Raymond Bramley, Jocelyn Brando, Alistair Cooke, Doro Merande

77. Omnibus (1952–1961)

55 min | Drama, History, Music

8.9
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Starting out as a live show from New York City, "Omnibus" was hosted by Alastair Cooke and featured everything from discussions about science and the arts to original works by such ... See full summary »

Stars: Alistair Cooke, Leonard Bernstein, Helen Hayes, Royal Dano

Votes: 105

78. Mister Peepers (1952–1955)

30 min | Comedy

8.5
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Wally Cox as Mr. Peepers played a shy science teacher at "Jefferson Junior High". Mr. Peepers was always facing problems, but never outwitted.

Stars: Wally Cox, Marion Lorne, Tony Randall, Patricia Benoit

Votes: 96

79. Campbell Summer Soundstage (1952–1954)

30 min | Drama

7.1
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Stars: Parker Fennelly, James Dean, Don Hanmer, Margaret Hayes

Votes: 11

80. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)
Episode: Plan for Escape (1952)

59 min | Drama

5.3
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A crooked club owner's wife witnesses his murder, and has to flee from gangsters.

Director: Paul Nickell | Stars: Peggy Ann Garner, Frank Overton, Jean Carson, Robert Webber

Votes: 44

81. Celanese Theatre (1951–1952)
Episode: The Petrified Forest (1952)

Drama

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A waitress, a hobo and a bank robber get mixed up at a lonely diner in the desert.

Director: Alex Segal | Stars: Maurice Burke, Lloyd Gough, Kim Hunter, Dan Matthews

82. Goodyear Playhouse (1951–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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The show featured original plays plus plays adapted from works.

Stars: Walter Matthau, David White, Constance Ford, Gene Lyons

Votes: 39

83. Out There (1951–1952)

30 min | Sci-Fi

6.5
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Innovative anthology series was one of the first adult-oriented science fiction series of the early-fifties and probably suffered for it. Teleplays were adapted from the best science ... See full summary »

Stars: Casey Allen, Robert Webber, Arthur Batanides, Stewart Bradley

Votes: 8

84. Celanese Theatre (1951–1952)

60 min | Drama

7.2
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This program consisted of adaptations of high-quality plays written by leading playwrights.

Stars: Philip Coolidge, Wendell Corey, Ralph Morgan, Wesley Addy

Votes: 10

85. Armstrong Circle Theatre (1950–1963)
Episode: Brand from the Burning (1951)

30 min | Drama

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Stars: Thomas Coley, Grace Kelly, Lester Lonergan, Tom McElhaney

86. Kraft Theatre (1947–1958)
Episode: Incident on Fifth Avenue (1951)

60 min | Drama

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Stars: Gene Lee, Hildy Parks, Joseph Sweeney

87. Out There (1951–1952)
Episode: Sense of Wonder (1951)

Sci-Fi

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Stars: Casey Allen, Paul Anderson, Russell Collins, Nancy Franklin

88. Lights Out (1946–1952)
Episode: Strange Legacy (1951)

30 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.0
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After suffering a concussion in a car accident on the Oregon coast, Stephen Elliott is carried to the home of an old man and his beautiful daughter-in-law to recover. The young woman tells ... See full summary »

Director: Laurence Schwab Jr. | Stars: Robert Stack, Margaret Hayes, Henry Hart, Joseph Sweeney

Votes: 11

89. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Live dramatic shows featuring Hollywood stars. Initially, the show was a 30-minute weekly show but when it moved to NBC in August 1954, the show was extended to 60-minutes and the plays ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 66

90. Robert Montgomery Presents (1950–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.5
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Hollywood actor-director-producer Robert Montgomery introduced each telecast, sometimes interviewing one of the stars and sometimes appearing in the play himself.

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

Votes: 59

91. 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: 59

92. Outside the Wall (1950)

Passed | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.1
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A paroled convict's infatuation with a gold-digger nurse working at a sanitarium leads him to crime.

Director: Crane Wilbur | Stars: Richard Basehart, Marilyn Maxwell, Signe Hasso, Dorothy Hart

Votes: 71

93. Suspense (1949–1954)
Episode: Dancing Dan's Christmas (1950)

30 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

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In the days of prohibition, jewel thief "Dancing Dan" is taken with the gorgeous speakeasy hostess. In the holiday spirit, he makes like Santa for the woman's elderly grandmother.

Director: Robert Stevens | Stars: Joe Bushkin, Wally Cox, Harold Gary, Ethel Griffies

94. The Ford Theatre Hour (1948–1951)
Episode: Father Malachy's Miracle (1950)

Drama

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Stars: William Brower, Francis De Sales, Joe Foley, Henry Jones

95. Suspense (1949–1954)

25 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.3
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Live plays featuring people who were in dangerous and threatening situations.

Stars: Rex Marshall, Robert Emhardt, John Baragrey, Mildred Natwick

Votes: 119

96. The Big Story (1949–1959)

30 min | Drama

7.5
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Based on a popular radio series, each show tells a different reporter's Big Story, a true story selected from newspapers across the United States. Comments from the actual reporter open and... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Sloane, Ernest Chappell, Ernest Chappell, Ben Grauer

Votes: 14

97. The Herb Shriner Show (1949–1956)

30 min | Comedy

8.7
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Stars: Herb Shriner, Mary Ford, Les Paul, Milton Delugg

Votes: 10

98. The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (1948–1956)
Episode: Ramshackle Inn (1949)

Drama

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Stars: Richard Bishop, Lewis Charles, Don De Leo, Joe Downing

99. 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 Brenson, Mary Sinclair

Votes: 157

100. The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (1948–1956)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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This live dramatic series featured original stories and adaptations of novels, plays, etc. during it's eight year run. During the first year, the show was sponsored by the Actor's Equity ... See full summary »

Stars: Bert Lytell, Jay Jackson, Bob Stanton, E.G. Marshall

Votes: 56