Most Voted Titles With Paul Ford


1. It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963)

G | 205 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.6
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The dying words of a thief spark a madcap cross-country rush to find some treasure.

Director: Stanley Kramer | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Milton Berle, Ethel Merman, Mickey Rooney

Votes: 32,483 | Gross: $46.30M

2. The Music Man (1962)

G | 151 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.7
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Harold Hill poses as a boys' band leader to con naive Iowa townsfolk.

Director: Morton DaCosta | Stars: Robert Preston, Shirley Jones, Buddy Hackett, Hermione Gingold

Votes: 14,048 | Gross: $14.95M

3. 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: 11,664

4. All the King's Men (1949)

Approved | 110 min | Drama, Film-Noir

7.5
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The rise and fall of a corrupt politician, who makes his friends richer and retains power by dint of a populist appeal.

Director: Robert Rossen | Stars: Broderick Crawford, John Ireland, Joanne Dru, John Derek

Votes: 11,190

5. The Naked City (1948)

Not Rated | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.6
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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: 9,936

6. The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming (1966)

Unrated | 126 min | Comedy, War

7.1
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Without hostile intent, a Soviet submarine runs aground off New England. Men are sent for a boat, but many villagers go into a tizzy, risking bloodshed.

Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Carl Reiner, Eva Marie Saint, Alan Arkin, Brian Keith

Votes: 6,791 | Gross: $21.69M

7. Advise & Consent (1962)

Not Rated | 139 min | Drama, Thriller

7.8
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Senate investigation into the President's newly nominated Secretary of State, gives light to a secret from the past, which may not only ruin the candidate, but the President's character as well.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Franchot Tone, Lew Ayres, Henry Fonda, Walter Pidgeon

Votes: 5,372

8. A Big Hand for the Little Lady (1966)

Approved | 95 min | Western

7.4
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Comedy western in which a traveler bets more money than he can afford in a poker game, and unusual events follow.

Director: Fielder Cook | Stars: Henry Fonda, Joanne Woodward, Jason Robards, Paul Ford

Votes: 3,365

9. The Teahouse of the August Moon (1956)

Approved | 123 min | Comedy

6.9
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In post-WWII Japan, an American captain is brought in to help build a school, but the locals want a teahouse instead.

Director: Daniel Mann | Stars: Marlon Brando, Glenn Ford, Machiko Kyô, Eddie Albert

Votes: 2,738

10. The House on 92nd Street (1945)

Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.8
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Bill Dietrich becomes a double agent for the F.B.I. in a Nazi spy ring.

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: William Eythe, Lloyd Nolan, Signe Hasso, Gene Lockhart

Votes: 2,309

11. The Comedians (1967)

Approved | 150 min | Drama

6.5
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A cynical Welsh hotel owner secretly romances a diplomat's wife in Haiti under the violent reign of the despot "Papa Doc" Duvalier.

Director: Peter Glenville | Stars: Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor, Alec Guinness, Peter Ustinov

Votes: 1,567 | Gross: $5.20M

12. Love, American Style (1969–1974)

60 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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An anthology comedy series featuring a line up of different celebrity guest stars appearing in anywhere from one, two, three, and four short stories or vignettes within an hour about versions of love and romance.

Stars: Stuart Margolin, Barbara Minkus, William Callaway, Mary Grover

Votes: 1,447

13. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.5
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Sergeant Ernie Bilko is the ultimate con man. He runs the motor pool at a small Kansas U.S. Army Camp. Colonel Hall, nominally in charge of the base, tries to keep Bilko's plans in check. ... See full summary »

Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Allan Melvin

Votes: 1,142

14. What's My Line? (1950–1967)

30 min | Family, Game-Show

8.7
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Four panelists must determine guests' occupations - and, in the case of famous guests, while blindfolded, their identity - by asking only "yes" or "no" questions.

Stars: John Daly, Arlene Francis, Bennett Cerf, Dorothy Kilgallen

Votes: 1,106

15. 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

16. The Matchmaker (1958)

Approved | 103 min | Romance, Comedy

7.0
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Thornton Wilder's tale of a matchmaker who desires the man she's supposed to be pairing with another woman.

Director: Joseph Anthony | Stars: Shirley Booth, Anthony Perkins, Shirley MacLaine, Paul Ford

Votes: 875

17. Lust for Gold (1949)

Passed | 90 min | Adventure, Crime, Western

6.9
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Fortune seeker Barry Storm stumbles onto some clues that may lead him to the fabulous Lost Dutchman Mine, but others have tried and been murdered.

Directors: S. Sylvan Simon, George Marshall | Stars: Ida Lupino, Glenn Ford, Gig Young, William Prince

Votes: 853

18. The Red Skelton Hour (1951–2016)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy

8.3
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Long-running weekly show that spotlighted legendary comedian and beloved television clown, Red Skelton. Each show featured comedy skits, gags, and vignettes starring Skelton and guest performers.

Stars: Red Skelton, David Rose and His Orchestra, Art Gilmore, Tom Hansen Dancers

Votes: 807

19. Lola (1970)

GP | 98 min | Drama, Romance, Comedy

5.7
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A 38 year old American novelist discovers the difficulties of being married to a British 16 year old schoolgirl.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Charles Bronson, Orson Bean, Honor Blackman, Michael Craig

Votes: 673

20. Journey Back to Oz (1972)

G | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.2
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During a twister, Dorothy is hit on the head by a gate and once again whisked away to the land of Oz. But this time, on her way to the Emerald City, she discovers a terrible plot by the ... See full summary »

Director: Hal Sutherland | Stars: Liza Minnelli, Milton Berle, Margaret Hamilton, Herschel Bernardi

Votes: 402

21. The Kid from Texas (1950)

Approved | 78 min | Western

6.6
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In New Mexico, Billy the Kid is involved in the Lincoln County War, kills many rivals and eventually becomes a wanted fugitive.

Director: Kurt Neumann | Stars: Audie Murphy, Gale Storm, Albert Dekker, Shepperd Strudwick

Votes: 390

22. The Match Game (1962–1969)

TV-G | 25 min | Game-Show

7.7
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This is The 1st Edition of the program. Composed of 2 Teams of 3 Members (2 In-Studio team members and 1 Star Team Captain) are writing answers to an question {e.g.: Name a part of a ... See full summary »

Stars: Gene Rayburn, Johnny Olson, Betty White, Henry Morgan

Votes: 372

23. Never Too Late (1965)

105 min | Comedy

6.7
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Fifty-something Edith Lambert is thrilled to find out that she's going to have a baby. Her husband Harry, however, is less enthusiastic.

Director: Bud Yorkin | Stars: Paul Ford, Connie Stevens, Maureen O'Sullivan, Jim Hutton

Votes: 319

24. The Merv Griffin Show (1962–1986)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

6.7
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Merv Griffin invites a series of actors, actresses, writers, and directors to discuss the progressive work they have done and current culture, arts, and entertainment surrounding the numerous projects.

Stars: Merv Griffin, Arthur Treacher, Mort Lindsey Orchestra, Milt Kamen

Votes: 314

25. My World and Welcome to It (1969–1970)

30 min | Comedy

8.4
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John Monroe observes and comments on life, to the bemusement of his rather sensible wife Ellen (Joan Hotchkis) and intelligent, questioning daughter Lydia (Lisa Gerritsen). Monroe's ... See full summary »

Stars: William Windom, Joan Hotchkis, Lisa Gerritsen, Henry Morgan

Votes: 293

26. Perfect Strangers (1950)

88 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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Ginger Rogers and Dennis Morgan, serving on a sequestered jury during a murder trial, fall in love. She is divorced, he is married.

Director: Bretaigne Windust | Stars: Ginger Rogers, Dennis Morgan, Thelma Ritter, Margalo Gillmore

Votes: 285

27. Who's Got the Action? (1962)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy

5.8
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A hunch horse-player's marriage is threatened by his betting ways; in desperation, his wife becomes his bookie.

Director: Daniel Mann | Stars: Dean Martin, Lana Turner, Eddie Albert, Walter Matthau

Votes: 247

28. Tales of Tomorrow (1951–1953)

25 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.4
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Anthology series featuring both classic and modern sci-fi themes.

Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Cameron Prud'Homme, Edgar Stehli, Theo Goetz

Votes: 227

29. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.3
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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: 224

30. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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An American anthology series, with a new episode and different actors and actresses each week. Hosted by Ronald Reagan, the series was sponsored by General Electric's Department of Public Relations.

Stars: Ronald Reagan, Lee Marvin, Edgar Buchanan, Nancy Reagan

Votes: 214

31. The Jackie Gleason Show (1966–1970)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Musical

8.3
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Jackie Gleason's last weekly variety series, which alternated between regular variety hours with big name guest stars and musical remakes of old "The Honeymooners" sketches.

Stars: Jackie Gleason, Johnny Olson, The June Taylor Dancers, Sammy Spear and His Orchestra

Votes: 189

32. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.9
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A pinnacle of the Golden Age of Television, "Studio One" presented a wide range of memorable dramas and received eighteen Emmy nominations and five wins during its prestigious nine-year run... See full summary »

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

Votes: 173

33. The Missouri Traveler (1958)

Approved | 103 min | Drama, Family, Western

6.4
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During the early 1900s, a runaway Missouri orphan reaches a town where the townsfolk are enchanted with him and where a wealthy rancher and a local newspaperman compete to give him an education.

Director: Jerry Hopper | Stars: Brandon De Wilde, Lee Marvin, Gary Merrill, Paul Ford

Votes: 158

34. Suspense (1949–1954)

25 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.2
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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: 130

35. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
Episode: The Hatbox (1961)

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

7.7
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A college student tries to make the police believe that a professor has murdered his missing wife.

Director: Alan Crosland Jr. | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Paul Ford, Billy Gray, Frank Maxwell

Votes: 120

36. The Danny Kaye Show (1963–1967)

60 min | Comedy, Music

8.0
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Primary focus on the multi-talented Kaye - singing and dancing his way through comedy skits and monologues - assisted by semi-regular guests, singers, dancers and orchestra.

Stars: Danny Kaye, Harvey Korman, Joyce Van Patten, Charles Aznavour

Votes: 110

37. Shirley Temple's Storybook (1958–1961)

60 min | Family, Fantasy, Romance

8.4
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Shirley Temple's Storybook is an American children's anthology series hosted and narrated by actress Shirley Temple.

Stars: Shirley Temple, Pernell Roberts, Agnes Moorehead, Jonathan Harris

Votes: 110

38. The Spy with a Cold Nose (1966)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy

5.9
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A dog with a spying device under its skin is sent to the Russian government as a present. When the Russians send the dog to a veterinary, British spy must get to the dog first and retrieve the spying device.

Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: Laurence Harvey, Daliah Lavi, Lionel Jeffries, Eric Sykes

Votes: 100

39. The Garry Moore Show (1958–1967)

60 min | Comedy, Family

7.0
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Variety show hosted by Garry Moore with famous guests.

Stars: Garry Moore, Carol Burnett, Durward Kirby, Alan King

Votes: 81

40. The Comedians in Africa (1967)

11 min | Documentary, Short

6.3
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A behind the scenes short dealing with the making of The Comedians (1967). Although the story takes place in Haiti, it was actually filmed in Dahomey (now called Benin). Includes short ... See full summary »

Stars: Georg Stanford Brown, Roscoe Lee Browne, Richard Burton, Paul Ford

Votes: 78

41. Here's Hollywood (1960–1962)

30 min | Talk-Show

8.6
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Hollywood celebrities are interviewed, often at their homes.

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

Votes: 76

42. Producers' Showcase (1954–1957)

90 min | Drama, Musical, Comedy

8.3
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This program aired once every fourth week, and was one of the most costly live shows of the 1950s. Many stars appeared on this show.

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

Votes: 72

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

60 min | Drama

8.1
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This live dramatic series featured original stories and adaptations of novels, plays, et cetera during its eight year run. During the first year, the show was sponsored by the Actor's ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 66

44. Armstrong Circle Theatre (1950–1963)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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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: 65

45. See It Now (1951–1958)

30 min | Documentary, News

7.0
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This show was an irregularly scheduled hour long program that gave more complete coverage of issues. The show consisted of 'Edward R. Murrow (I)' sitting in the New York studio talking ... See full summary »

Stars: Edward R. Murrow, Howard K. Smith, Harry S. Truman, Richard Hottelet

Votes: 64

46. The Celebrity Game (I) (1964–1965)

30 min | Game-Show

3.3
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A semi-remake of "People Will Talk" (1963), where contestants had to determine how celebrities would answer moral-type questions.

Stars: Carl Reiner, Eartha Kitt, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Mel Brooks

Votes: 59

47. Fair Play (1972 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 83 min | Western

2.8
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A young man heads west to visit his uncle F.O. in a town named Fairplay. There a bit of friction between town locals.

Director: James A. Sullivan | Stars: Paul Ford, Robert Middleton, Terry Wilson, Paul Glaser

Votes: 55

48. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: The Court Martial (1956)

Comedy, Family

9.2
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Colonel Hall is attempting to set a new Army record for inducting new recruits. Unfortunately he also inducts a chimpanzee then has to convene a court martial to discharge Private Harry Speakup.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Allan Melvin

Votes: 55

49. Stump the Stars (1947– )

30 min | Game-Show

8.7
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Television's first treatment of "Charades" as played by Hollywood celebrities. The giveaway was the use of gestures that defined "film", "TV show", "book" or "song" as well as "small word (... See full summary »

Stars: Mike Stokey, Vincent Price, Beverly Garland, Sebastian Cabot

Votes: 52

50. That's Life (1968–1969)

60 min | Comedy, Musical

8.2
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The life and love of a young couple is told through a series of monologues, sketches, and song and dance routines. Each episode followed how they met, fell in love, and subsequent married ... See full summary »

Stars: E.J. Peaker, Robert Morse, Kay Medford, Shelley Berman

Votes: 48

51. Outlaws (1960–1962)

60 min | Western

7.6
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The adventures of a Marshal and his young Deputies in a section of Oklahoma infested with bandit gangs, gunmen, and robbers.

Stars: Don Collier, Barton MacLane, Bruce Yarnell, Slim Pickens

Votes: 45

52. The Baileys of Balboa (1964–1965)

30 min | Comedy

8.1
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Episodes in the life of a beachcoming family.

Stars: Paul Ford, John Dehner, Sterling Holloway, Les Brown Jr.

Votes: 37

53. Play of the Week (1959–1961)

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.8
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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, Tim O'Connor

Votes: 36

54. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: New Recruits (1955)

Comedy, Family

8.0
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Bilko needs a new bankroll for tomorrow night's poker game, so he looks to his new recruits for quick cash.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Jimmy Little, Harry Clark, Michael Dreyfuss

Votes: 36

55. The Lloyd Bridges Show (1962–1963)

30 min | Drama

7.0
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Each week Adam Shepherd introduces a news event, either current or the past, discussing its relevance. Then he becomes part of the story, portraying the lead character in the reenactment.

Stars: Lloyd Bridges, J. Pat O'Malley, Morris Buchanan, George Sawaya

Votes: 34

56. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Doberman's Sister (1956)

Comedy, Family

9.0
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It's Fort Baxter Day at the camp. It's tradition for the platoon to date each other's sisters. Doberman's sister is without a date. Bilko can't find anyone to date Duane's sister, that is until he invents the mythical Musselman's Law.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 33

57. The DuPont Show of the Month (1957–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, History

7.2
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The award winning bing play of Mary Chase came to television in 1958. It tells the story of Elwood P. Dowd (Art Carney), a personable chap who drinks a little, and befriends a "pookah", a ... See full summary »

Stars: Tim O'Connor, James Valentine, Hurd Hatfield, Max Adrian

Votes: 31

58. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: A Mess Sergeant Can't Win (1956)

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.8
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Bilko tries to lose money to Ritzik in a series of gambles that backfire.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 31

59. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Hillbilly Whiz (1957)

26 min | Comedy, Family

8.4
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After getting beat 24-0 by the WAC Baseball Team Bilko's latest addition to the troop is Private Hank Lumpkin - a man who killed a mountain lion with a Baseball.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 31

60. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: The Eating Contest (1955)

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.6
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Company B constantly loses all bets against rival Company A, but upon the arrival of Ed 'The Stomach' Honnegan, they sense their chance to win an Eating Contest. The only problem they encounter is that The Stomach has lost his appetite.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Allan Melvin

Votes: 31

61. Tales of Tomorrow (1951–1953)
Episode: The Great Silence (1953)

TV-G | 30 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.7
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A mysterious phenomenon that causes people to lose the use of their vocal cords appears in a remote corner of the northwestern United States and begins spreading. The government blames the ... See full summary »

Director: Don Medford | Stars: Burgess Meredith, Lilia Skala, Paul Ford, Charles McClelland

Votes: 31

62. The Kaiser Aluminum Hour (1956–1957)

60 min | Drama

7.7
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Live dramas that were broadcast every other week. The show had covered both light and serious drama and featured both well-known and not so well-known actors and actresses.

Stars: Alexander Scourby, William Shatner, Larry Gates, Walter Kingsford

Votes: 30

63. The Web (1950–1954)

30 min | Drama

7.3
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Live dramas based on stories by members of the Mystery Writers of America

Stars: E.G. Marshall, Leslie Nielsen, Haila Stoddard, Mildred Dunnock

Votes: 29

64. The Ford Theatre Hour (1948–1951)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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An anthology series based in New York City which attracted a high caliber group of actors, often Broadway stars. Stories were both drama and comedies, some original but others adaptions of films and plays.

Stars: William Brower, Biff McGuire, Ernest Truex, Ruth McDevitt

Votes: 29

65. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: The WAC (1955)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.8
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Bilko's plan to volunteer for a special duty that would provide him with his own personal jeep is in jeopardy, when a new sergeant also volunteers. Bilko then schemes to take the other sergeant down, but he may have met his match.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Allan Melvin

Votes: 29

66. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Bilko Goes South (1957)

Comedy, Family

8.4
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Roseville is freezing and Bilko enters the platoon into a singing contest. First prize is a trip Florida. The platoon arrives in Miami and is treated like royalty. Could it be that the singing contest is what they have really signed up for?

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 28

67. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Dinner at Sowici's (1956)

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.6
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After Sgt Bilko and casual girlfriend Sgt Hogan attend a wedding. Sgt Bilko become concerned that Hogan might see more in their relationship than Bilko desires.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Allan Melvin

Votes: 28

68. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: The Con Men (1956)

Comedy, Family

8.6
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Doberman receives $500.00 but loses it at poker when he meets three strangers from his hometown in a café.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Allan Melvin

Votes: 28

69. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: The Revolutionary War (1956)

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.2
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Bilko is sent a box or artifacts from his Aunt which suggests that one of his ancestors had a proud military past. But did he?

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Allan Melvin

Votes: 27

70. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: The Twitch (1955)

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.5
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Colonel Hall announces he is cracking down on the rampant gambling on the base. To keep the men occupied the colonel decides a series of fine art lectures will be delivered. Initially ... See full summary »

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Allan Melvin

Votes: 27

71. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Bilko's Tax Trouble (1956)

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.0
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Bilko mistakenly receives a letter of investigation from the Bureau of Internal Revenue and has to prove his "innocence".

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 26

72. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Love That Guardhouse (1957)

Comedy, Family

8.5
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Ritzik wins $1,700, and Mrs. Ritzik asks Col. Hall to lock him in the guardhouse to keep him away from Bilko. Keen to get his hands on the money, Bilko tries everything to get himself locked up.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 26

73. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Bilko Presents Bing Crosby (1957)

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.3
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Bilko hoodwinks Bing Crosby's manager into having Bing drop by at Fort Baxter. Ernie stages a concert but gets word that Bing won't be able to visit after all so he tries to pass off a lookalike as the real thing.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 25

74. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Rock 'n Roll Rookie (1957)

Comedy, Family

8.4
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Elvin Pelvin is drafted into the army & the brass decide to send him to a quiet, backwater army base. They choose Fort Baxter and Bilko spots the chance to make some serious money when he ... See full summary »

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 25

75. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: The Physical Check-Up (1956)

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.1
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Bilko is convinced that Colonel Hall is trying to get him kicked out of the army When he learns that he's been scheduled for a physical immediately after Hall granted his request to sit out a 20-mile training hike.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Allan Melvin

Votes: 25

76. Teahouse of the August Moon (1962 TV Movie)

Comedy

7.2
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American soldiers on the island of Okinawa find local people to be a whole lot smarter than they expect.

Director: George Schaefer | Stars: David Abe, Armand Alzamora, Osceola Archer, Khigh Dhiegh

Votes: 24

77. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Army Memoirs (1956)

Comedy, Family

8.2
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Bilko comes under pressure when the other sergeants complain about his activity on the base. Hall carpets Bilko and the resulting fall out sees Bilko crowned as the oldest private in the army.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Allan Melvin

Votes: 24

78. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Bilko Goes to Monte Carlo (1957)

Comedy, Family

8.4
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Bilko invents a new gambling system. When word spreads about the system, aided by the air force Bilko heads for Monte Carlo armed with a bankroll and a weekend pass.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 24

79. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Bilko's Transfer (1956)

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.1
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Col Hall decides he's had enough of Sgt Bilko's antics. He arranges to have him transfered to another post. His initial enthusiasm for the move fades quickly as Bilko's replacement makes Hall's life hell.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Allan Melvin

Votes: 24

80. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: The Big Scandal (1957)

Comedy, Family

8.1
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Bilko accidentally hypnotizes Doberman into thinking he is in love with the Colonel's wife.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 24

81. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: The Boxer (1955)

Comedy, Family

8.6
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As the company boxing match draws near, Bilko tries to turn the lack of a competitive boxer in his platoon into an advantage. Unfortunately for Sgt Bilko others are scheming to also gain advantage from the situation.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Allan Melvin, Billy Sands

Votes: 24

82. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: The Empty Store (1955)

Comedy, Family

8.8
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Sgt Bilko is still reeling from his losses at poker. He hears a member from his training squad was similarly fleeced by the base card sharks. Bilko cooks a scheme to win back all their ... See full summary »

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Allan Melvin

Votes: 24

83. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: The Horse (1955)

Comedy, Family

8.3
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Bilko uses the platoon fund to buy ailing racehorse, 'Bell Boy.' Smuggling the horse into Fort Baxter, Bilko dreams of making a fortune at the races when the horse is well.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Allan Melvin

Votes: 24

84. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: The Investigation (1956)

Comedy, Family

7.8
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A committee formed to investigate waste in the Army chooses Bilko's command to begin their inspection. Rather than see it as a problem, Bilko thinks he can convince the committee rather than cut costs, soldiers need a raise.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Allan Melvin

Votes: 24

85. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Bilko and the Beast (1956)

Comedy, Family

8.3
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A new drill Sergent arrives at the base. Bilko sees a new mark to skim money from. However the Sergent soon displays he intends to be in charge and will be fleecing every cent he can from Bilko.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Allan Melvin

Votes: 23

86. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Bivouac (1955)

Comedy, Family

8.7
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Sgt. Bilko must come up with a new ailment to avoid annual maneuvers, and this year it's Wilkinson's Disease. However, Colonel Hall has a trick up his sleeve that may break Bilko's perfect non-attendance record.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Allan Melvin

Votes: 23

87. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Hollywood (1956)

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.8
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A Hollywood producer is planning to make a war film, but needs someone who served at the battle of Kabuchi to be a technical advisor. The only serving member of the Army they can find is Sgt Bilko.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Allan Melvin

Votes: 23

88. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Miss America (1956)

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.1
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Bilko is concerned his latest money making scheme, platoon sweetheart, has fallen flat with only one entry. One of them brings forth a photo of his girlfriend, and Bilko sees a future Miss America.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Allan Melvin

Votes: 23

89. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: The Face on the Recruiting Poster (1956)

Comedy, Family

8.2
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Mike McCluskey is assigned to Bilko's platoon. Bilko tries to get McCluskey's face on the new Army recruiting poster, but Doberman unwittingly winds up being picked as the best-looking soldier on the camp.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 23

90. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: The Girl from Italy (1956)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.3
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Bilko, Henshaw, and Barbella visit New York to see My Fair Lady on Broadway. Ernie acts out the play in real life as he schemes to make a recent immigrant more desirable so Rocco's brother will want to marry her.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 23

91. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Bilko Goes to College (1956)

Comedy, Family

8.8
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Bilko tries to get even with a crooked bookie by placing a 1000-1 bet on Schmill College football team to beat the championship team from rival college Notre Dame. Using reverse psychology Bilko brings his devious scheme into play.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 22

92. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Bilko on Wall Street (1956)

Comedy, Family

8.1
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Bilko is excited when he is invited to spend a furlough in New York with an old friend who's become a millionaire. When he arrives he discovers the situation is a lot different than he expected.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Allan Melvin

Votes: 22

93. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Bilko the Art Lover (1958)

Comedy, Family

8.2
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Bilko is in dire need of a break but true to form has no funds. He contacts Carlyle Thompson III thinking he now has his millions but instead finds him as penniless as himself.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 22

94. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Mardi Gras (1955)

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.0
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The platoon's preparations for the Mardi Gras progress with Private Doberman being declared King. He selects local socialite Joy Landers to be his queen. She rejects the offer and her ... See full summary »

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Allan Melvin

Votes: 22

95. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: The Weekend Colonel (1959)

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.0
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Col. Hall installs CCTV at Camp Fremont. When he spends the weekend at Lake Tahoe, Bilko brings in a lookalike and has all the cameras removed. The Col. comes home early and finds what Bilko has been up to.

Directors: Al De Caprio, Aaron Ruben | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 22

96. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Bilko Goes Round the World (1957)

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.0
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Movie mogul Mike Todd runs a competition to promote 'Around The World In 80 Days'. The prize is $20,000 to anyone who makes it in 80 hours. Bilko is a cert to win the money until a kid at the airport is mistakenly taken in Bilko's place.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 21

97. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Bilko's Black Magic (1957)

Comedy, Family

8.0
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Pvt. Lester Mendelsohn is rescued from a Pacific island & assigned to Bilko's platoon. Lester learns that he's due over $7,000 in back-pay. When he loses the money to Grover and Ritzik, Bilko sets out to win back Lester's cash.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 21

98. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Bilko's Hair (1956)

Comedy, Family

8.1
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Bilko is in trouble with his girlfriend. She becomes frustrated at Bilkos love of a card game over her. As usual Bilko has a scheme to fix things.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Allan Melvin

Votes: 21

99. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Platoon in the Movies (1956)

Comedy, Family

7.6
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When the Motor Pool at Fort Baxter is chosen as the location to shoot an army training film about the care and maintenance of the humble spark plug, Sgt.Bilko cooks up a scheme to shoot his own film.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 21

100. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: The Recruiting Sergeant (1956)

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.2
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Bilko gets a hot tip for a horse race in New York. He is broke and concerned he doesn't have enough money to take advantage of the situation. But as always he has a plan.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Allan Melvin

Votes: 21