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1. King of the Hill (1997–2010)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.3
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A straight laced propane salesman in Arlen, Texas tries to deal with the wacky antics of his family and friends, while also trying to keep his son in line.

Stars: Mike Judge, Kathy Najimy, Pamela Adlon, Johnny Hardwick

Votes: 39,348

2. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

8.1
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A famous guest host stars in parodies and sketches created by the cast of this witty show.

Stars: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond, Kenan Thompson

Votes: 36,798

3. Quick Change (1990)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Crime

6.8
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56 Metascore

Three thieves successfully rob a New York City bank, but making the escape from the city proves to be almost impossible.

Directors: Howard Franklin, Bill Murray | Stars: Bill Murray, Geena Davis, Randy Quaid, Dale Grand

Votes: 17,268 | Gross: $15.26M

4. Happy Days (1974–1984)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

7.5
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The Cunningham family live through the 1950s with help and guidance from the lovable and almost superhuman greaser, Fonzie.

Stars: Ron Howard, Henry Winkler, Marion Ross, Tom Bosley

Votes: 13,158

5. Cabin Boy (1994)

PG-13 | 80 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

5.1
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21 Metascore

A foul-mouthed finishing school graduate mistakenly winds up on an ill-fated fishing boat and faces the wrath of a crew that considers him bad luck.

Director: Adam Resnick | Stars: Chris Elliott, Ritch Brinkley, James Gammon, Brian Doyle-Murray

Votes: 7,348 | Gross: $3.66M

6. Author! Author! (1982)

PG | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.1
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While facing the stress of his play being produced on Broadway, a playwright deals with having to raise his son, his stepdaughters, and his stepsons.

Director: Arthur Hiller | Stars: Al Pacino, Dyan Cannon, Tuesday Weld, Bob Dishy

Votes: 4,484 | Gross: $13.11M

7. Newhart (1982–1990)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy

7.8
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The misadventures of an author turned innkeeper in rural Vermont and his friends.

Stars: Bob Newhart, Mary Frann, Tom Poston, Julia Duffy

Votes: 4,394

8. Late Night with David Letterman (1982–1993)

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.5
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David Letterman hosted this popular late-night comedy/talk-show. Often, Dave would go on location or to the phone lines to play pranks. Some famous features of the show include the "Top Ten... See full summary »

Stars: David Letterman, Paul Shaffer, Bill Wendell, Calvert DeForest

Votes: 3,339

9. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)

105 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.4
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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Doc Severinsen, Skitch Henderson

Votes: 2,557

10. Get a Life (1990–1992)

30 min | Comedy, Fantasy

8.4
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The misadventures of a 30-year-old paper-boy (played by Late Night alum Chris Elliot) and his wacky parents. Such show topics included the eating of a space alien, a robotic paper-boy and ... See full summary »

Stars: Chris Elliott, Bob Elliott, Robin Riker, Elinor Donahue

Votes: 1,924

11. Cold Turkey (1971)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy

6.8
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Hoping for positive publicity, a tobacco company offers $25 million to any American town that quits smoking for 30 days. Amidst a media frenzy, Eagle Rock, Iowa accepts the challenge while the company's PR man tries to sabotage the effort.

Director: Norman Lear | Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Pippa Scott, Tom Poston, Edward Everett Horton

Votes: 1,585

12. Today (1952– )

TV-G | 240 min | News, Talk-Show

5.1
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A daily live broadcast provides current domestic and international news, weather reports and interviews with news-makers from the worlds of politics, business, media, entertainment and sports.

Stars: Katie Couric, Matt Lauer, Al Roker, Natalie Morales

Votes: 1,406

13. Trapper John, M.D. (1979–1986)

60 min | Drama

6.7
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The Korean War M*A*S*H unit veteran operates as Chief Surgeon in a major city hospital with his colleagues.

Stars: Pernell Roberts, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Charles Siebert, Gregory Harrison

Votes: 1,278

14. 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: 935

15. Flip (1970–1974)

60 min | Comedy, Music

7.3
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One of the many variety shows available in the 1970s (along with Sonny and Cher, Captain and Tennille, Donny and Marie, etc). Hosted by African American comic actor Flip Wilson, this show ... See full summary »

Stars: Flip Wilson, Tim Conway, George Carlin, Roy Clark

Votes: 771

16. Kidco (1984)

PG | 105 min | Comedy

6.0
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Kids who live on a horse ranch decide to sell the excess manure as fertilizer, but their new company soon comes under fire from the state tax board.

Director: Ron Maxwell | Stars: Marty Van Hoe, Scott Schwartz, Mahlon Richmond, Cinnamon Idles

Votes: 520

17. The Dick Cavett Show (1968–1974)

90 min | Music, Talk-Show

8.5
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Daytime, primetime, then late-night talk and variety show. Often there was only one guest (GA Gov. Lester Maddox walked out angrily during one interview). Cavett was intelligent and witty, ... See full summary »

Stars: Dick Cavett, Bobby Rosengarden, Fred Foy, Muhammad Ali

Votes: 444

18. The Jack Paar Tonight Show (1957–1962)

105 min | Comedy, Family, Talk-Show

8.7
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Add a Plot

Stars: Hugh Downs, Jose Melis, Jack Paar, Cliff Arquette

Votes: 159

19. Action Family (1986 TV Movie)

30 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.0
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At work, Chris is a hardboiled no-nonsense detective who's investigating a series of brutal murders of jazz musicians. At home, he's a family man straight out of sitcom who has to satisfy every whim of his wife and kids.

Director: Gary Weis | Stars: Chance Bassett, Jimmy Butts, Eyde Byrde, George Ede

Votes: 152

20. Between Time and Timbuktu (1972 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.7
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A poet-astronaut is shot through an area of space called the Chronosynclastic Infundibulum. He is duplicated into infinite copies of himself, each of whom finds himself in a bizarre ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Barzyk | Stars: 'Cousin Brucie' Morrow, Dortha Duckworth, William Hickey, Ray Goulding

Votes: 133

21. The David Frost Show (1969–1972)

90 min | Talk-Show

8.4
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American show featuring the popular British talk show host.

Stars: David Frost, Gerri Granger, Tiny Tim, Dana Valery

Votes: 116

22. King of the Hill (1997–2010)
Episode: Square-Footed Monster (2008)

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

7.5
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Ted Wassonasong buys a house in Hank's neighborhood, tears it down, and builds a cheaply-made "McMansion" in its place.

Director: Kyoung Hee Lim | Stars: Mike Judge, Kathy Najimy, Pamela Adlon, Brittany Murphy

Votes: 108

23. The David Steinberg Show (1972– )

30 min | Comedy

7.5
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Years before "The Larry Sanders Show" came this Canadian-made sitcom taking place behind the scenes of the fictional "David Steinberg Show," starring real-life comic David Steinberg. Like ... See full summary »

Stars: David Steinberg, Joe Flaherty, Martin Short, John Candy

Votes: 107

24. FDR: A One Man Show (1987 TV Movie)

30 min | Biography, Comedy

7.7
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Chris Elliot plays FDR in his live "One Man Show" about the life and times of the president, however, he looks and sounds nothing like the man and he re-enacts events from Roosevelt's life that never happened.

Director: Matt Wickline | Stars: Chris Elliott, Marv Albert, Bob Elliott, Mark Allen

Votes: 105

25. What's My Line? (1968–1975)

30 min | Family, Game-Show

7.5
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Five-day-a-week syndicated update of the longtime CBS game show, wherein celebrity panelists guess occupations of the contestants.

Stars: Arlene Francis, Soupy Sales, Wally Bruner, Larry Blyden

Votes: 95

26. The Tonight Show (1962)

105 min | Talk-Show

7.7
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Interim version of the talk show that aired between the departure of Jack Paar and the arrival of Johnny Carson.

Stars: Skitch Henderson, Hugh Downs, Ed Herlihy, Merv Griffin

Votes: 95

27. LateLine (1998–1999)

30 min | Comedy

7.2
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This sitcom on NBC stars Al Franken as Al Freundlich, a vain reporter for the fictional news program "Lateline." Robert Foxworth stars as Pearce McKenzie, the anchor of "Lateline." Vic Karp... See full summary »

Stars: Al Franken, Megyn Price, Miguel Ferrer, Ajay Naidu

Votes: 88

28. The Name's the Same (1951–1955)

30 min | Family, Game-Show

7.7
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Guests who have the same name as famous persons, fictional characters, or things, are quizzed by celebrity panelists who try to determine their name. Each panelist has ten questions; if ... See full summary »

Stars: Joan Alexander, Robert Q. Lewis, Roger Price, Meredith Willson

Votes: 67

29. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: SPEWEY and Me (1992)

Comedy, Fantasy

9.0
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When an alien creature crashes in Gus' front yard, Chris tries to keep it from the Government, but this alien is nothing like E.T. or ALF as its only superpower is the ability to spew and spray body fluids all over the place.

Director: David Mirkin | Stars: Chris Elliott, Brian Doyle-Murray, Robin Riker, Elinor Donahue

Votes: 61

30. Later with Bob Costas (1988–1993)

30 min | Talk-Show

7.5
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"Later with Bob Costas" has a plot the same way "The Tonight Show" has a plot. Special guests are interviewed by ________. In the case of "Later ...", the guests were being interviewed by -... See full summary »

Stars: Bob Costas, Dick Clark, Chuck Connors, Julian Bond

Votes: 60

31. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: The Prettiest Week of My Life (1990)

Comedy, Fantasy

9.2
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Chris decides to enter the exciting world of male modeling when he joins the Handsome Boy School of Modeling.

Director: David Mirkin | Stars: Chris Elliott, Sam Robards, Robin Riker, Brady Bluhm

Votes: 59

32. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: Terror on the Hell Loop 2000 (1990)

Comedy, Fantasy

8.7
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Chris wakes up, kisses Daryl Hannah, does his paper route, drags his neighbor to an amusement park and gets stuck on a roller coaster.

Director: David Mirkin | Stars: Chris Elliott, Sam Robards, Robin Riker, Zachary Benjamin

Votes: 58

33. The Gnomes' Great Adventure (1987)

Animation

6.5
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David the Gnome and Swift the Fox embark on a search to find a gold treasure stolen by trolls.

Director: Harvey Weinstein | Stars: Tom Bosley, Christopher Plummer, Bob Elliott, Ray Goulding

Votes: 57

34. Vengeance (1980)

91 min | Drama, Thriller

6.5
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Four hoodlums break into a jewellers house and brutally murder him, his wife and daughter. On the run they kidnap Jenny, a Senator's grand daughter and her boyfriend, but discover that the ... See full summary »

Director: Bob Bliss | Stars: Walter Addison, Leonard Belove, Bob Elliott, Susie Gardner

Votes: 57

35. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: Chris vs. Donald (1991)

30 min | Comedy, Fantasy

9.0
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At the family reunion Chris is still struggling to get out from under the shadow of his cousin Donald.

Director: Dwayne Hickman | Stars: Chris Elliott, Sam Robards, Robin Riker, Elinor Donahue

Votes: 54

36. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: Zoo Animals on Wheels (1990)

Comedy, Fantasy

9.0
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Chris auditions and gets the lead in a musical based on animals that wear roller skates - much to the chagrin of his nemesis, Sharon.

Director: Peter Baldwin | Stars: Chris Elliott, Sam Robards, Robin Riker, Brady Bluhm

Votes: 54

37. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: A Family Affair (1990)

Comedy, Fantasy

9.1
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When Sharon's sister pays a visit, she, surprisingly, finds Chris to be charming.

Director: Dwayne Hickman | Stars: Chris Elliott, Sam Robards, Robin Riker, Brady Bluhm

Votes: 53

38. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: Dadicus (1990)

Comedy, Fantasy

9.0
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Chris convinces his father to accompany him to the father-son competition at the annual paper boy picnic.

Director: Tony Dow | Stars: Chris Elliott, Sam Robards, Robin Riker, Brady Bluhm

Votes: 53

39. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: Married (1991)

Comedy, Fantasy

9.0
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During one day, Chris meets his soul mate, marries her and goes through an entire relationship with her.

Director: David Mirkin | Stars: Chris Elliott, Sam Robards, Robin Riker, Elinor Donahue

Votes: 53

40. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: Bored Straight (1990)

Comedy, Fantasy

8.9
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Chris takes a group of young punks under his wing to make them better citizens.

Director: David Mirkin | Stars: Chris Elliott, Sam Robards, Robin Riker, Brady Bluhm

Votes: 51

41. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: Paperboy 2000 (1990)

Comedy, Fantasy

8.9
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The newspaper fires Chris and the rest of the delivery boys and replaces them with a robot, so Chris challenges the machine to a contest.

Director: Peter Baldwin | Stars: Chris Elliott, Sam Robards, Robin Riker, Brady Bluhm

Votes: 51

42. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: The Construction Worker Show (1991)

Comedy, Fantasy

8.9
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Chris hangs out with the construction workers who are working on his parents house.

Director: David Mirkin | Stars: Chris Elliott, Sam Robards, Robin Riker, Elinor Donahue

Votes: 51

43. CBS This Morning (1987–2015)

120 min | News, Talk-Show

5.1
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CBS's morning news and talk show.

Stars: Dolly Parton, Tom Selleck, Meryl Streep, Shirley MacLaine

Votes: 50

44. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: Drivers License (1990)

Comedy, Fantasy

8.9
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Chris asks out a waitress but first has to get a driver's license.

Director: David Mirkin | Stars: Chris Elliott, Sam Robards, Robin Riker, Brady Bluhm

Votes: 50

45. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: Pile of Death (1990)

Comedy, Fantasy

8.8
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To save his childhood park, Chris raises money by trying to break the world record for having things piled on you.

Director: Peter Baldwin | Stars: Chris Elliott, Sam Robards, Robin Riker, Brady Bluhm

Votes: 50

46. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: The Big City (1991)

Comedy, Fantasy

9.0
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Chris' wallet is stolen in The Big City, and the Big City gives him the key to the city and other perks to make him feel better.

Director: Peter Baldwin | Stars: Chris Elliott, Sam Robards, Robin Riker, Elinor Donahue

Votes: 50

47. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: The Counterfeit Watch Story (1991)

Comedy, Fantasy

8.9
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Chris buys a counterfeit watch from a disreputable vendor who won't refund his purchase price.

Director: David Mirkin | Stars: Chris Elliott, Sam Robards, Robin Riker, Brady Bluhm

Votes: 50

48. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: Chris Wins a Celebrity (1991)

Comedy, Fantasy

9.0
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Chris wins a weekend with his favorite talk show host, a contest the host first regrets he agreed to, but later Chris regrets he entered, when the host decides to stay.

Director: Dean Parisot | Stars: Chris Elliott, Sam Robards, Robin Riker, Elinor Donahue

Votes: 49

49. Saturday Night Live (1975– )
Episode: Elliott Gould/Peter Tosh (1978)

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

6.1
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The host for the episode is Eliott Gould (his fourth appearance), and the musical guest is Peter Tosh. The skits for this episode are as follows: President Carter appears with his daughter ... See full summary »

Director: Dave Wilson | Stars: Elliott Gould, Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi, Jane Curtin

Votes: 48

50. Get a Life (1990–1992)
Episode: Houseboy 2000 (1991)

Comedy, Fantasy

8.9
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After destroying her kitchen, Chris becomes Sharon's slave to work off the $2000 in damage and she also brainwashes him to break his will.

Director: Peter Baldwin | Stars: Chris Elliott, Sam Robards, Robin Riker, Brady Bluhm

Votes: 48