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1. Rick and Morty (2013– )

TV-MA | 23 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

9.3
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An animated series that follows the exploits of a super scientist and his not-so-bright grandson.

Stars: Justin Roiland, Chris Parnell, Spencer Grammer, Sarah Chalke

Votes: 277,767

2. Grace and Frankie (2015– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy

8.3
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Finding out that their husbands are not just work partners, but have also been romantically involved for the last twenty years, two women with an already strained relationship try to cope with the circumstances together.

Stars: Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Sam Waterston, Martin Sheen

Votes: 29,555

3. Will & Grace (1998– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

7.3
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Will and Grace live together in an apartment in New York City. He's a gay lawyer, she's a straight interior designer. Their best friends are Jack, a gleeful but proud gay man, and Karen, a charismatic, filthy rich, amoral socialite.

Stars: Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Megan Mullally, Sean Hayes

Votes: 47,364

4. Rizzoli & Isles (2010–2016)

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

7.6
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Detective Jane Rizzoli and Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Maura Isles team up to solve crimes in Boston.

Stars: Angie Harmon, Sasha Alexander, Jordan Bridges, Bruce McGill

Votes: 27,591

5. Drake & Josh (2004–2007)

TV-Y7 | 23 min | Comedy, Family

7.7
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Two teens become step brothers. One is an awkward geek and the other is a popular musician.

Stars: Drake Bell, Josh Peck, Miranda Cosgrove, Jonathan Goldstein

Votes: 31,915

6. Scott & Bailey (2011–2016)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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Two female detectives, one motherly, the other emotionally immature, have varying levels of success applying their eccentric outlooks on life to their police cases and private lives.

Stars: Suranne Jones, Lesley Sharp, Tony Mooney, David Prosho

Votes: 5,183

7. Phineas and Ferb (2007–2015)

TV-G | 15 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

8.0
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Phineas and Ferb invent, scheme, and stay one step ahead of their bratty sister. Meanwhile, their pet platypus plots against evil Dr. Doofenshmirtz.

Stars: Vincent Martella, Ashley Tisdale, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Dan Povenmire

Votes: 28,485

8. Hart to Hart (1979–1984)

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

6.7
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The globe-trotting adventures of amateur detectives Jonathan (Robert Wagner) and Jennifer Hart (Stefanie Powers).

Stars: Robert Wagner, Stefanie Powers, Lionel Stander, Lee Wilkof

Votes: 5,139

9. Melissa & Joey (2010–2015)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Romance

7.0
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After a family scandal leaves Mel, a local politician, alone with her niece and nephew, she hires a man named Joe to become the family's male nanny, or "manny".

Stars: Melissa Joan Hart, Joey Lawrence, Taylor Spreitler, Nick Robinson

Votes: 16,760

10. Dharma & Greg (1997–2002)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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A free spirited yoga instructor finds true love in a conservative lawyer and they got married on the first date. Though they are polar opposites; her need of stability is fulfilled with him, his need of optimism is fulfilled with her.

Stars: Jenna Elfman, Thomas Gibson, Joel Murray, Mimi Kennedy

Votes: 26,784

11. Mike & Molly (2010–2016)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

6.4
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A couple meets at an Overeaters' Anonymous meeting.

Stars: Billy Gardell, Melissa McCarthy, Reno Wilson, Katy Mixon

Votes: 21,208

12. Starsky and Hutch (1975–1979)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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Two streetwise cops bust criminals in their red-and-white Ford Torino, with the help of police snitch, Huggy Bear.

Stars: David Soul, Paul Michael Glaser, Antonio Fargas, Bernie Hamilton

Votes: 6,498

13. Laverne & Shirley (1976–1983)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.0
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The misadventures of two single women in the 1950s and '60s.

Stars: Penny Marshall, Cindy Williams, David L. Lander, Eddie Mekka

Votes: 5,525

14. Mork & Mindy (1978–1982)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

7.2
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A wacky alien comes to Earth to study its residents and the life of the human woman he boards with is never the same.

Stars: Robin Williams, Pam Dawber, Ralph James, Conrad Janis

Votes: 8,547

15. Sam & Cat (2013–2014)

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

5.7
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A pair of roommates start a baby-sitting service to earn extra cash.

Stars: Jennette McCurdy, Ariana Grande, Cameron Ocasio, Maree Cheatham

Votes: 6,347

16. Cagney & Lacey (1981–1988)

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

6.8
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Two female police detectives cooperate with each other both in their professions and in their personal lives.

Stars: Tyne Daly, Sharon Gless, Al Waxman, John Karlen

Votes: 2,868

17. Beavis and Butt-Head (1993–2011)

TV-14 | 15 min | Animation, Comedy, Music

7.5
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Animated MTV series about two teenage heavy-metal music fans who occasionally do idiotic things because they're bored. For them, everything is "cool" or "sucks."

Stars: Mike Judge, Dale Revo, Kristofor Brown, Tracy Grandstaff

Votes: 25,516

18. Simon & Simon (1981–1989)

60 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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Two brothers of disparate tastes and manners run a private detective agency.

Stars: Jameson Parker, Gerald McRaney, Mary Carver, Tim Reid

Votes: 3,882

19. Franklin & Bash (2011–2014)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Crime

7.7
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Lawyers and lifelong friends Jared Franklin and Peter Bash are recruited by a large firm's major partner after winning a high-profile case.

Stars: Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Breckin Meyer, Reed Diamond, Malcolm McDowell

Votes: 12,707

20. Rosemary & Thyme (2003–2006)

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

7.7
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Set amongst the stunning gardens of Europe, Rosemary Boxer and Laura Thyme, two professional gardeners, find themselves drawn into solving mysterious crimes.

Stars: Felicity Kendal, Pam Ferris, Ryan Philpott, Daisy Dunlop

Votes: 3,107

21. Bonnie & Clyde (2013– )

TV-14 | 240 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.5
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Based on the true story of Clyde Barrow, a charismatic convicted armed robber who sweeps Bonnie Parker, an impressionable, petite, small-town waitress, off her feet, and the two embark on ... See full summary »

Stars: Emile Hirsch, Holliday Grainger, Sarah Hyland, Elizabeth Reaser

Votes: 4,875

22. Kate & Allie (1984–1989)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

6.9
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When Allie Lowell divorces her husband and gets custody of their two children, she moves to New York City and moves in with her best friend, Kate McArdle, also divorced and raising a ... See full summary »

Stars: Susan Saint James, Jane Curtin, Frederick Koehler, Allison Smith

Votes: 1,415

23. Kath & Kim (2002–2007)

Not Rated | 26 min | Comedy

8.2
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A mother, her daughter, and their respective "hunks of spunk" negotiate life in suburban Australia.

Stars: Jane Turner, Gina Riley, Glenn Robbins, Peter Rowsthorn

Votes: 2,622

24. Zeke and Luther (2009–2012)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.4
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Two best friends set their sights on becoming the world's greatest skateboarders.

Stars: Hutch Dano, Adam Hicks, Daniel Curtis Lee, Ryan Whitney Newman

Votes: 2,384

25. Electra Woman and Dyna Girl (1976)

24 min | Sci-Fi

6.9
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The adventures of two female superheroes.

Stars: Deidre Hall, Judy Strangis, Norman Alden, Marvin Miller

Votes: 310

26. Pinky and the Brain (1995–1998)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.9
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A genius mouse and his stupid sidekick try to conquer the world each night.

Stars: Maurice LaMarche, Rob Paulsen, Tress MacNeille, Frank Welker

Votes: 26,081

27. Hardcastle and McCormick (1983–1986)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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A retired judge and his last defendant follow up on cases that were dismissed due to technicalities.

Stars: Brian Keith, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Joe Santos, John Hancock

Votes: 2,012

28. Jack & Bobby (2004–2005)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

8.0
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The early life of Bobby McCallister, a progressive President of the United States from 2041 to 2049, is explored.

Stars: Christine Lahti, Matt Long, Logan Lerman, Jessica Paré

Votes: 2,027

29. The Amos 'n Andy Show (1951–1953)

30 min | Comedy

8.6
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Stories mostly centered on The Kingfish's schemes to get rich, often by duping his brothers in the Mystic Knights of the Sea Lodge. Andy was particularly dupable. Amos mostly narrated.

Stars: Alvin Childress, Spencer Williams, Tim Moore, Johnny Lee

Votes: 588

30. Jack & Jill (1999–2001)

60 min | Drama, Comedy

7.3
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This WB tv drama in named after two of the six main characters, each with a name rather suggesting the other gender: Jaqueline 'Jack' and David 'Jill' Jillefski, who gradually realize they ... See full summary »

Stars: Ivan Sergei, Amanda Peet, Jaime Pressly, Sarah Paulson

Votes: 1,391

31. Kenny vs. Spenny (2002– )

22 min | Comedy, Game-Show, Reality-TV

7.9
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Two best friends, Kenny Hotz and Spencer Rice, face each other in various competitions. At the end of each episode, the loser gets humiliated.

Stars: Kenny Hotz, Spencer Rice, Sebastian Cluer, Tzafi Hotz

Votes: 8,703

32. Ben and Kate (2012–2013)

22 min | Comedy

6.6
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A free-spirited young guy moves in with his type-A, tightly wound sister under the guise of being his niece's nanny.

Stars: Dakota Johnson, Nat Faxon, Lucy Punch, Maggie Elizabeth Jones

Votes: 4,889

33. Dempsey and Makepeace (1985–1986)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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Dempsey, a tough NYPD cop, is sent to a London undercover police unit teamed up with the sophisticated, sexy, blonde Makepeace. They hunt down the top of London's underworld - when not quarreling.

Stars: Michael Brandon, Glynis Barber, Ray Smith, Tony Osoba

Votes: 1,274

34. Fanboy & Chum Chum (2009–2014)

TV-Y7 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

3.2
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This show is based around two children that dress up as superhero-themed people and go around creating havoc wherever they go, but in the end of some episodes, a resolution is reached, in ... See full summary »

Stars: David Hornsby, Nika Futterman, Jeff Bennett, Dyana Liu

Votes: 2,777

35. Malcolm & Eddie (1996–2000)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

6.7
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Malcolm McGee is a responsible and sensible twenty-something who ends up sharing a Kansas City apartment and a business venture with relentlessly enthusiastic tow truck owner Eddie Sherman.... See full summary »

Stars: Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Eddie Griffin, Karen Malina White, Jaime Cardriche

Votes: 1,156

36. Kath & Kim (2008–2009)

Not Rated | Comedy

5.1
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U.S. version of the hit Australian comedy about a dysfunctional mother and daughter relationship.

Stars: Molly Shannon, Selma Blair, John Michael Higgins, Mikey Day

Votes: 1,987

37. Max & Ruby (2002–2019)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Family

6.1
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The adventures of two little bunnies, three-year-old Max and seven-year-old Ruby, as they try to get along in day-to-day life.

Stars: Loretta Jafelice, Jamie Watson, Nicholas Fry, Rebecca Peters

Votes: 1,480

38. William and Mary (2003–2005)

48 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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The lives of William (an undertaker) and Mary (a midwife) cross. They become romantically involved, but what happens for the rest of the series is far less predictable.

Stars: Martin Clunes, Julie Graham, Cheryl Campbell, Michael Begley

Votes: 614

39. Ned and Stacey (1995–1997)

30 min | Comedy

7.1
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Ned and Stacey get married one week after they meet. He marries her to get a promotion. She marries him because she can't find a place to live and likes his apartment. She hates his ... See full summary »

Stars: Thomas Haden Church, Debra Messing, Greg Germann, Nadia Dajani

Votes: 1,403

40. Billy & Billie (2015– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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A TV series that follows two step-siblings as they try and navigate their taboo romance.

Stars: Adam Brody, Lisa Joyce, Gia Crovatin, Phil Burke

Votes: 1,163

41. Dallas & Robo (2018– )

Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.6
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Follows a space trucker named Dallas (Dennings) and a cowboy hat-wearing robot named Robo (Cena) as they journey through the universe looking for work.The two are interplanetary big rig ... See full summary »

Stars: John Cena, Kat Dennings, Stephen Root, Tim Blake Nelson

Votes: 150

42. Arthur & George (2015)

60 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.1
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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle recaptures his zest for life by pursuing and challenging a notorious miscarriage of justice.

Stars: Martin Clunes, Arsher Ali, Charles Edwards, Art Malik

Votes: 1,004

43. George & Mildred (1976–1979)

30 min | Comedy

7.2
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George and Mildred Roper are forced to leave their home in South Kensington (as the landlords in Man About the House (1973)) when they receive a compulsory purchase order from the council. ... See full summary »

Stars: Yootha Joyce, Brian Murphy, Norman Eshley, Sheila Fearn

Votes: 1,068

44. Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1973)

30 min | Comedy

4.5
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Bob and Carol Sanders are a young couple who are definitely part of the hip generation. Their slightly older friends Ted plus wife Alice Henderson are a little stodgy and shocked by things like swimming in the buff.

Stars: Robert Urich, Anne Archer, David Spielberg, Anita Gillette

Votes: 30

45. Kane & Abel (1985)

240 min | Drama

7.9
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Kane and Abel are born on the same day the same year on each side of the Atlantic. William Kane is born in one of the richest families of Boston and grows up to be a banker on Wall Street. ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Strauss, Sam Neill, Ron Silver, David Dukes

Votes: 742

46. Bigfoot and Wildboy (1977– )

30 min | Adventure

7.1
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Children's series about Wildboy, an orphan who was raised in the wilderness of the Pacific Northwest by the legendary Sasquatch. Wildboy and Bigfoot roamed the countryside stomping out ... See full summary »

Stars: Yvonne Regalado, Monika Ramirez, Ray Young, Joseph Butcher

Votes: 103

47. The Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3 (1990)

TV-Y7 | 11 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.3
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Join Mario, and Luigi in 26 action packed adventures based on the classic NES video game.

Stars: Walker Boone, Tony Rosato, Tracey Moore, John Stocker

Votes: 742

48. Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased) (2000–2001)

50 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

6.6
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Randall and Hopkirk are detective partners with a difference, one of them is a ghost.

Stars: Vic Reeves, Bob Mortimer, Emilia Fox, Charlie Higson

Votes: 521

49. Mapp & Lucia (1985–1986)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy

8.3
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The social rivalry between two women in the 1930s when Lucia moves to the small English town of Tilling.

Stars: Geraldine McEwan, Prunella Scales, Nigel Hawthorne, Denis Lill

Votes: 339

50. Vinnie & Bobby (1992– )

30 min | Comedy

5.0
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A re-tooled continuation of the "Top of the Heap" TV series, which was also a spinoff of characters from "Married...with Children."

Stars: Matt LeBlanc, Robert Torti, John Pinette, Joey Lauren Adams

Votes: 69



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