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1. Six Feet Under (2001–2005)
Episode: Everyone's Waiting (2005)

TV-MA | 73 min | Comedy, Drama

9.8
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Nate and Brenda's daughter Willa is born, but 2 months early and at only 2 lb. 4 oz., requiring a prolonged hospital stay. Nate is convinced she won't make it and insists that he can't ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Ball | Stars: Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall, Frances Conroy, Lauren Ambrose

Votes: 6,106

2. Feud (2017– )
Episode: You Mean All This Time We Could Have Been Friends? (2017)

TV-MA | 61 min | Biography, Drama

9.4
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Joan accepts a leading role on a new film, despite her deteriorating health; Faced with a new rival, Bette reflects on her misplaced feud with Joan.

Director: Gwyneth Horder-Payton | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Jessica Lange, Judy Davis, Jackie Hoffman

Votes: 864

3. Six Feet Under (2001–2005)
Episode: All Alone (2005)

TV-MA | 60 min | Comedy, Drama

9.2
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The family prepares for the worst funeral of their lives. Ruth makes things worse on David by taking out her pain on him until he stands up for himself, and Nate makes things worse for ... See full summary »

Director: Adam Davidson | Stars: Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall, Frances Conroy, Lauren Ambrose

Votes: 1,491

4. The Big Bang Theory (2007– )
Episode: The Bow Tie Asymmetry (2018)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

9.1
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When Amy's parents and Sheldon's family arrive, everybody is focused to make sure all wedding arrangements go according to plan - everyone except the bride and groom.

Director: Mark Cendrowski | Stars: Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco, Simon Helberg

Votes: 1,323

5. Feud (2017– )
Episode: Abandoned! (2017)

TV-MA | 46 min | Biography, Drama

9.0
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With production of Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte' underway, the feud intensifies; Bette reveals her vulnerabilities to Bob.

Director: Helen Hunt | Stars: Jessica Lange, Susan Sarandon, Judy Davis, Jackie Hoffman

Votes: 706

6. Six Feet Under: In Memoriam (2005 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

8.9
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Director: Jesse Gordon | Stars: Lauren Ambrose, Alan Ball, Kathy Bates, Les Brandt

Votes: 90

7. The Office (2005–2013)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

8.8
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A mockumentary on a group of typical office workers, where the workday consists of ego clashes, inappropriate behavior, and tedium.

Stars: Steve Carell, Jenna Fischer, John Krasinski, Rainn Wilson

Votes: 254,705

8. Oz (1997–2003)

TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.8
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A series chronicling the daily activities of an unusual prison facility and its criminal inhabitants.

Stars: Ernie Hudson, J.K. Simmons, Lee Tergesen, Dean Winters

Votes: 77,117

9. Life and Loss: The Impact of 'Six Feet Under' (2006 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 30 min | Documentary

8.8
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Director: Steven Kochones | Stars: Alan Ball, Alan Poul, Lauren Ambrose, Kathy Bates

Votes: 45

10. Inside the Actors Studio (1994– )
Episode: Kathy Bates (1998)

Talk-Show

8.8
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Interviewee: Kathy Bates

Stars: James Lipton, Kathy Bates

Votes: 5

11. American Horror Story (2011– )
Episode: Orphans (2014)

TV-MA | 53 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

8.8
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A death at the camp causes Elsa to seek out a new home for Pepper. Meanwhile, Desiree has enough of Dell's failure as a husband, and Stanley lends Jimmy a hand.

Director: Bradley Buecker | Stars: Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, Michael Chiklis, Frances Conroy

Votes: 3,014

12. The Office (2005–2013)
Episode: Search Committee (2011)

TV-14 | 42 min | Comedy

8.8
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The Scranton branch puts together a search committee to find the next boss, but the pool of interviewees proves to be less than impressive, and Dwight demands an interview in spite of his gun accident.

Director: Jeffrey Blitz | Stars: Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer, B.J. Novak

Votes: 1,632

13. Six Feet Under (2001–2005)

TV-MA | 55 min | Comedy, Drama

8.7
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A drama series that takes a darkly comical look at members of a dysfunctional California family that runs an independent funeral home.

Stars: Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall, Frances Conroy, Lauren Ambrose

Votes: 104,750

14. Inside the Actors Studio (1994– )

65 min | Talk-Show

8.7
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Famous actors, directors and writers reminisce about their careers and the philosophy behind their craft.

Stars: James Lipton, Bradley Cooper, Ellen Burstyn, Gerard Moss

Votes: 4,476

15. The Office (2005–2013)
Episode: Dwight K. Schrute, (Acting) Manager (2011)

TV-14 | 23 min | Comedy

8.7
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When Jim rejects Jo's offer, Dwight becomes acting manager at the Scranton branch, but an accident could cause his tenure to be short-lived.

Director: Troy Miller | Stars: Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer, B.J. Novak

Votes: 1,443

16. American Horror Story (2011– )
Episode: Edward Mordrake: Part 2 (2014)

TV-MA | 45 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

8.7
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Mordrake hunts for a freak soul to add to his ghost troupe. Jimmy and Maggie have a run-in with Twisty the clown.

Director: Howard Deutch | Stars: Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, Michael Chiklis, Frances Conroy

Votes: 2,955

17. Feud (2017– )
Episode: Pilot (2017)

TV-MA | 57 min | Biography, Drama

8.7
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Cast aside by Hollywood, screen legends Joan Crawford and Bette Davis battle each other when they sign up for What Ever Happened To Baby Jane?

Director: Ryan Murphy | Stars: Jessica Lange, Susan Sarandon, Judy Davis, Jackie Hoffman

Votes: 1,164

18. Feud (2017– )

TV-MA | 45 min | Biography, Drama

8.6
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An anthology series centering on famous feuds, including Bette Davis & Joan Crawford.

Stars: Jessica Lange, Susan Sarandon, Judy Davis, Jackie Hoffman

Votes: 12,160

19. Homicide: Life on the Street (1993–1999)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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A police homicide investigation unit investigates violent crimes in the city of Baltimore.

Stars: Richard Belzer, Clark Johnson, Yaphet Kotto, Kyle Secor

Votes: 9,941

20. AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Elizabeth Taylor (1993 TV Special)

Documentary

8.6
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Elizabeth Taylor becomes the twenty-first recipient of The American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award hosted by Carol Burnett and featuring appearances by Michael Caine, Angela ... See full summary »

Director: Allan Kartun | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Kathy Bates, Carol Burnett, Michael Caine

Votes: 117

21. American Horror Story (2011– )
Episode: Chapter 6 (2016)

TV-MA | 41 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

8.6
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After the wrap of the show My Roanoke Nightmare, the producer creates a follow up show called Return to Roanoke, bringing the actors of the previous show and the real Shelby, Matt, and Lee, back to the house.

Director: Angela Bassett | Stars: Kathy Bates, Sarah Paulson, Cuba Gooding Jr., Lily Rabe

Votes: 2,739

22. American Horror Story (2011– )
Episode: Head (2013)

TV-MA | 43 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

8.6
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Cordelia's attacker is revealed. Fiona looks to form an alliance with Marie Laveau. Nan learns a disturbing truth about Luke's past.

Director: Howard Deutch | Stars: Sarah Paulson, Taissa Farmiga, Frances Conroy, Evan Peters

Votes: 2,648

23. The Daily Show (1996– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.5
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Providing comedy/news in the tradition of TV Nation and SNL's Weekend Update, Comedy Central's Daily Show reports on the foibles and of the real world with a satirical edge. In addition to ... See full summary »

Stars: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Trevor Noah, John Oliver

Votes: 39,965

24. The Legend of Pancho Barnes and the Happy Bottom Riding Club (2009 Video)

Not Rated | 65 min | Documentary

8.5
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A documentary profile of Pasadena society girl turned adventurer and aviator, Florence Lowe "Pancho" Barnes. In the 1920's and 30's, Barnes was Hollywood's top woman stunt pilot. In the ... See full summary »

Director: Amanda Pope | Stars: Tom Skerritt, Kathy Bates, Buzz Aldrin, Jordan Black

Votes: 53

25. Disjointed (2017–2018)
Episode: B.Y.O.P.F.U. (2018)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy

8.5
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Dabby throws a Gatsby party, but Dank isn't into being fancy. Ruth bonds with a new customer and helps Maria see the light.

Director: James Widdoes | Stars: Kathy Bates, Aaron Moten, Elizabeth Alderfer, Tone Bell

Votes: 80

26. American Horror Story (2011– )
Episode: Bitchcraft (2013)

TV-MA | 49 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

8.5
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After discovering her unique bloodline, a young girl is whisked away to a special academy for girls who share the same lineage.

Director: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon | Stars: Sarah Paulson, Taissa Farmiga, Frances Conroy, Evan Peters

Votes: 4,194

27. Harry's Law (2011–2012)
Episode: Last Dance (2011)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.5
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When Josh Peyton has a mental breakdown and is charged with breaking and entering, and assault, Harry comes to his defense. Meanwhile Adam and Rachel reluctantly team up to represent death ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Listo | Stars: Kathy Bates, Nate Corddry, Brittany Snow, Aml Ameen

Votes: 58

28. Feud (2017– )
Episode: More, or Less (2017)

TV-MA | 51 min | Biography, Drama

8.5
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As What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? opens, Bette and Joan face uncertain prospects, Bob deals with his own difficulties, and Pauline makes a surprising offer.

Director: Liza Johnson | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Jessica Lange, Judy Davis, Jackie Hoffman

Votes: 752

29. Feud (2017– )
Episode: The Other Woman (2017)

TV-MA | 52 min | Biography, Drama

8.5
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With production on Baby Jane underway, Bette and Joan form an alliance, but outside forces conspire against them.

Director: Ryan Murphy | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Jessica Lange, Judy Davis, Jackie Hoffman

Votes: 868

30. Harry's Law (2011–2012)
Episode: The Whole Truth (2012)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.5
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Two stories overlap in this episode. Harry and Adam are defending their client Colin Danes, who is accused of raping and killing Sarah Trassino. When the jury finds the defendant not-guilty... See full summary »

Director: Ron Underwood | Stars: Kathy Bates, Nate Corddry, Karen Olivo, Justine Lupe

Votes: 56

31. American Experience (1988– )

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.4
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A series showcasing documentaries on American history.

Stars: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy, Oliver Platt

Votes: 1,189

32. 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: 2,580

33. American Horror Story (2011– )
Episode: Chapter 5 (2016)

TV-MA | 40 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

8.4
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The Butcher and her mob arrive at the house, with intent on killing Matt and Shelby, who are saved by an unlikely ally. The origins of the house are revealed.

Director: Nelson Cragg | Stars: Kathy Bates, Sarah Paulson, Cuba Gooding Jr., Lily Rabe

Votes: 2,269

34. Oz (1997–2003)
Episode: Family Bizness (1998)

TV-MA | 58 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.4
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With their enmity at a boiling point, Adebisi poisons Schibetta--but not fatally. Now that his brother has turned himself in for murder, Glynn no longer owes Schibetta any favors.

Director: Kathy Bates | Stars: Kirk Acevedo, Ernie Hudson, Terry Kinney, Rita Moreno

Votes: 635

35. Harry's Law (2011–2012)
Episode: Les Horribles (2012)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.4
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Harry represents a school principal trying to expel a student with an anxiety-based condition which causes her to have uncontrollable outbursts. In addition, Harry reaches out to Roseanna ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Listo | Stars: Kathy Bates, Nate Corddry, Karen Olivo, Mark Valley

Votes: 42

36. American Horror Story (2011– )
Episode: Monsters Among Us (2014)

TV-MA | 61 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

8.4
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After their mother's murder, conjoined twins Bette and Dot are hired by struggling freak show owner Elsa Mars.

Director: Ryan Murphy | Stars: Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, Michael Chiklis, Frances Conroy

Votes: 4,361

37. The Office (2005–2013)
Episode: Nepotism (2010)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

8.4
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Everybody demands that Michael fire the new office assistant, but he won't because he's his nephew. Meanwhile, Pam tries to play a prank on Dwight, who has bought the office building, to make up for ruining Jim's prank.

Director: Jeffrey Blitz | Stars: Steve Carell, Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer

Votes: 1,501

38. Harry's Law (2011–2012)
Episode: Onward and Upward (2012)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.4
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The firm prepares for an anniversary party. Harry & Tommy help a man labeled as a person of interest in his ex-wife's death. Oliver represents a woman who was not accepted at the college of her choice. Adam helps a man fired from his job.

Director: Mike Listo | Stars: Kathy Bates, Nate Corddry, Karen Olivo, Justine Lupe

Votes: 60

39. The Big Bang Theory (2007– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

8.3
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A woman who moves into an apartment across the hall from two brilliant but socially awkward physicists shows them how little they know about life outside of the laboratory.

Stars: Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco, Simon Helberg

Votes: 603,621

40. The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005–2015)

TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.3
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Making a satire out of the entire Late Night Show concept Scotsman Craig Ferguson hosts his show with a robot skeleton and a "horse" as his sidekicks. The show features the stereotypical parts of a Late Show, but all in their own, raw way.

Stars: Craig Ferguson, Shadoe Stevens, Josh Robert Thompson, Joseph Bolter

Votes: 9,522

41. Six Feet Under (2001–2005)
Episode: An Open Book (2001)

TV-MA | 55 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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An adult film star electrocutes to death in her bathtub, which leads to a memorial service that is anything but ordinary.

Director: Kathy Bates | Stars: Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall, Frances Conroy, Lauren Ambrose

Votes: 1,120

42. American Horror Story (2011– )
Episode: Burn, Witch. Burn! (2013)

TV-MA | 40 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

8.3
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Zoe reveals a new power during the zombie army siege. Meanwhile, Fiona exacts revenge on Myrtle when an attack leaves Cordelia blinded.

Director: Jeremy Podeswa | Stars: Sarah Paulson, Taissa Farmiga, Frances Conroy, Evan Peters

Votes: 2,694

43. American Horror Story (2011– )
Episode: Fearful Pranks Ensue (2013)

TV-MA | 43 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

8.3
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Fiona's choices rattle a decades-long truce between the Salem witches and Marie Laveau. The Council of Witchcraft pays a surprise visit to the Academy with disturbing allegations.

Director: Michael Uppendahl | Stars: Sarah Paulson, Taissa Farmiga, Frances Conroy, Evan Peters

Votes: 2,689

44. Harry's Law (2011–2012)
Episode: In the Ghetto (2011)

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.3
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Adam is traumatized when he witnesses a gang related drive-by shooting, but is amazed when a teenaged, vigilante street doctor tends to the victim before paramedics arrive. Adam represents ... See full summary »

Director: Arlene Sanford | Stars: Kathy Bates, Nate Corddry, Brittany Snow, Aml Ameen

Votes: 76

45. Six Feet Under (2001–2005)
Episode: Nobody Sleeps (2003)

TV-MA | 60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Robert Lamar Griffin's rare heart disease finally takes its fatal toll, leaving behind his boyfriend Kevin Lamb, a scene-designer of the opera company where he was a lighting-designer, who ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Poul | Stars: Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall, Frances Conroy, Lauren Ambrose

Votes: 874

46. Harry's Law (2011–2012)
Episode: Sins of the Father (2011)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.3
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Adam preps Eric's daughter for her pivotal testimony as Harry worries about Cassie's impending cross-examination of a key state's witness. Meanwhile, Ollie clashes with Harry over what's in... See full summary »

Director: Mike Listo | Stars: Kathy Bates, Nate Corddry, Karen Olivo, Mark Valley

Votes: 64

47. Six Feet Under (2001–2005)
Episode: The New Person (2001)

TV-MA | 60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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An egocentric husband is killed with a frying pan after his wife finally has enough of his mouth.

Director: Kathy Bates | Stars: Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall, Frances Conroy, Lauren Ambrose

Votes: 967

48. American Horror Story (2011– )
Episode: The Replacements (2013)

TV-MA | 51 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

8.3
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Fiona takes on an unlikely protege. A guilt-ridden Zoe tries to give Kyle his old life back. Madison has a fiery exchange with Joan Ramsey, a new neighbor.

Director: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon | Stars: Sarah Paulson, Taissa Farmiga, Frances Conroy, Evan Peters

Votes: 2,821

49. China Beach (1988–1991)
Episode: The World: Part 2 (1989)

Drama, History, War

8.3
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After her father's funeral, McMurphy finds the decision to go back to China Beach very hard and instead goes to San Francisco to visit a colleague from Army nursing school, named Jan Wyatt,... See full summary »

Director: John Sacret Young | Stars: Dana Delany, Michael Boatman, Nancy Giles, Marg Helgenberger

Votes: 20

50. China Beach (1988–1991)

120 min | Drama, History, War

8.2
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The trials of a weary nurse, her friends and colleagues in a Vietnam War field hospital.

Stars: Dana Delany, Michael Boatman, Robert Picardo, Concetta Tomei

Votes: 2,194