Highest Rated Titles With Frank Albertson


1. Omnibus (1952–1961)

55 min | Drama, History, Music

8.8
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Starting out as a live show from New York City, "Omnibus" was hosted by Alastair Cooke and featured everything from discussions about science and the arts, to original works by such ... See full summary »

Stars: Alistair Cooke, Leonard Bernstein, Helen Hayes, Martin Gabel

Votes: 117

2. The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (1948–1950)

30 min | Drama

8.8
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This was an anthology series which aired live. It often featured adaptations of one-act stage plays.

Stars: Guy Kibbee, Faye Emerson, John Conte, Vicki Cummings

Votes: 21

3. Markham (1959–1960)

30 min | Crime, Drama

8.7
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Roy Markham, a former successful New York attorney, becomes a private detective and his cases take him worldwide. For the first two months of the show, Markham had an assistant, John Riggs,... See full summary »

Stars: Ray Milland, Simon Scott, Henry Corden, Gail Bonney

Votes: 46

4. The Billy Rose Show (1950–1951)

30 min | Drama

8.7
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Stars: Billy Rose, Frank Albertson, Ludwig Donath, Walter Hampden

Votes: 13

5. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)

PG | 130 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

8.6
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89 Metascore

An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 330,450 | Gross: $7.27M

6. 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: 11,867

7. The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962–1965)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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A continuation of the dramatic anthology series Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955) hosted by the master of suspense and mystery.

Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Hinton Pope, Jimmy Joyce, Lew Brown

Votes: 3,100

8. 87th Precinct (1961–1962)

60 min | Drama, Crime

8.6
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Manhattan's 87th precinct forms the backdrop for this grim and gritty police drama based on the long-running series of novels by Ed McBain. Storylines focus on neighborhood crime, and the ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Lansing, Ron Harper, Gregory Walcott, Norman Fell

Votes: 100

9. King of Diamonds (1961–1962)

30 min | Adventure, Drama, Crime

8.6
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John King, the two-fisted, globe-trotting chief of security for the world's diamond industry, travels the world battling jewel thieves and gem smugglers. Assisted by his young protégé, ... See full summary »

Stars: Broderick Crawford, Ray Hamilton, Joan Tabor, Gerald Mohr

Votes: 22

10. Celebrity Playhouse (1955– )

30 min | Drama

8.6
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Stars: Scott Brady, Angela Lansbury, Howard Duff, Philip Carey

Votes: 17

11. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Prudent Prosecutor (1960)

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

8.6
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Perry takes on the case of Jefferson Pike who is referred to him by none other than DA Hamilton Burger. Pike and Burger are old friends - Pike once saved his life - and the D.A. officially removes himself from anything to do with the case.

Director: Robert Ellis Miller | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 105

12. The Virginian (1962–1971)
Episode: The Drifter (1964)

TV-PG | 75 min | Western

8.6
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The Virginian recalls his arrival at Shiloh when he went to work for a neighboring ranch that was close to a range war with Shiloh. He is caught in a feud with the foreman causing the fight and falls in love with the girl engaged to him.

Director: Don McDougall | Stars: Lee J. Cobb, Doug McClure, Gary Clarke, James Drury

Votes: 42

13. Lawman (1958–1962)
Episode: The Return (1959)

30 min | Western

8.6
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Released from prison after 2 years, Ben Adams wants to get on with his life. When he is drawn back with the same men who helped put him there, he wonders if the $15K from that bank holdup they never recovered isn't a better way to go.

Director: Stuart Heisler | Stars: John Russell, Peter Brown, Frank Albertson, Burt Douglas

Votes: 5

14. Psycho (1960)

R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

8.5
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97 Metascore

A Phoenix secretary embezzles $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run, and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, John Gavin

Votes: 499,499 | Gross: $32.00M

15. 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: 1,158

16. Kraft Theatre (1947–1958)

60 min | Drama

8.5
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A well-received anthology series presenting live television dramas.

Stars: Vaughn Taylor, Ed Herlihy, Valerie Cossart, E.G. Marshall

Votes: 108

17. State Trooper (1956– )

30 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

8.5
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Rod Blake, a State Trooper is an officer of the Nevada Department of Public Safety. The setting is in the 1950s American West.

Stars: Rod Cameron, Robert Armstrong, Don Haggerty, Paul Stader

Votes: 63

18. M Squad (1957–1960)

Not Rated | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.5
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The hard-hitting adventures of tough Lieutenant Frank Ballinger, a member of the Chicago Police Department's M Squad, an elite crime-fighting unit.

Stars: Lee Marvin, Paul Newlan, Gail Kobe, Morris Ankrum

Votes: 251

19. Mike Hammer (1958–1959)

30 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.5
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The adventures of Mickey Spillane's tough-talking, brawling, skirt-chasing private detective Mike Hammer, who's always ready to use his fists on a "mug" or his charm on a "skirt" to get the case solved.

Stars: Darren McGavin, Bart Burns, Vito Scotti, Johnny Seven

Votes: 156

20. Starlight Theatre (1950–1951)

30 min | Drama

8.5
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Stars: Mary Sinclair, Durward Kirby, Virginia Gilmore, Alfred Ryder

Votes: 10

21. Michael Shayne (1960–1961)
Episode: The Heiress (1961)

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.5
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A pretty young woman hires Shayne look into the background of a man romancing the girl's wealthy mother. Shayne discovers that the paramour though separated, has never been legally divorced... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Salkow | Stars: Richard Denning, Jerry Paris, Patricia Donahue, Herbert Rudley

Votes: 8

22. The Untouchables (1959–1963)
Episode: The Frank Nitti Story (1960)

52 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.4
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Al Capone's main enforcer, Frank Nitti, has gone into the movie business. He threatens theater owners into paying him protection money...or else!

Director: Howard W. Koch | Stars: Robert Stack, Richard Anderson, Myron McCormick, Dick Foran

Votes: 56

23. Cheyenne (1955–1963)
Episode: The Long Rope (1960)

60 min | Western

8.4
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After returning to the town he lived in as boy, newly elected Sheriff Bodie has to find and arrest a murderer even though this brings back bad memories for everyone, including Cheyenne. Johnny Kent is wrongly accused of the murder.

Director: Robert B. Sinclair | Stars: Clint Walker, Peter Whitney, Merry Anders, Donald May

Votes: 38

24. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: Wally's Test (1960)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.4
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When their plans to cheat on the history exam are foiled, sneaks Eddie Haskell and Lumpy Rutherford try to make it look like high-scoring Wally was the real cheater.

Director: Norman Tokar | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 51

25. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.3
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Widower Sheriff Andy Taylor, and his son Opie, live with Andy's Aunt Bee in Mayberry, North Carolina. With virtually no crimes to solve, most of Andy's time is spent philosophizing and calming down his cousin Deputy Barney Fife.

Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Frances Bavier

Votes: 9,855

26. 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: 822

27. Thriller (1960–1962)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

8.3
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Anthology series hosted by Boris Karloff that originally told ordinary tales of crime and mystery, but later became a showcase for gothic horror stories, many of which were based on works ... See full summary »

Stars: Boris Karloff, Richard Peel, Henry Daniell, David Frankham

Votes: 962

28. The Third Man (1959–1965)

30 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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Harry Lime makes money dealing art and solves crime to save his life.

Stars: Michael Rennie, Jonathan Harris, Naomi Chance, Rupert Davies

Votes: 111

29. Robert Montgomery Presents (1950–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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Actor, Producer, and Director Robert Montgomery introduced each telecast, sometimes interviewing one of the stars, and sometimes appearing in the play.

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

Votes: 70

30. The Aquanauts (1960– )

60 min | Adventure

8.3
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Professional salvage divers Larry and Drake (later replaced by Mike) made their livings braving the dangers of the deep recovering sunken wrecks off the Southern California coast. ... See full summary »

Stars: Ron Ely, Keith Larsen, Jeremy Slate, Peter Falk

Votes: 45

31. Johnny Midnight (1960– )

30 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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Johnny Midnight (Edmond O'Brien) is an ex-actor/theater owner, now turned private eye. His turf is Broadway and New York City's theater district. He lives in a penthouse apartment above the... See full synopsis »

Stars: Edmond O'Brien, Yuki Shimoda, Arthur Batanides, Barney Phillips

Votes: 21

32. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. (1964)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.3
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Gomer joins the Marines to test himself as a man. Andy drives him to the base and stays around for a while to see how it works out. When he finds out the Sergeant plans to get Gomer sent ... See full summary »

Director: Aaron Ruben | Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Jim Nabors

Votes: 139

33. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
Episode: Out There - Darkness (1959)

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

8.3
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Miss Fox is a rich old widow who falsely identifies one of the building's employees as the guy who robbed her, and later she wants to help him but it may be too late.

Director: Paul Henreid | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Bette Davis, James Congdon, Frank Albertson

Votes: 366

34. Perry Mason (1957–1966)

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

8.2
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The cases of a master criminal defense attorney, handling the most difficult of cases in the aid of the innocent.

Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, Ray Collins

Votes: 3,799

35. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)

Approved | 30 min | Western

8.2
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A Civil War veteran with a sawed-off rifle as a holstered weapon makes a living as a bounty hunter in the Wild West of the 1870s.

Stars: Steve McQueen, Wright King, Olan Soule, Mort Mills

Votes: 1,488

36. Mister Peepers (1952–1955)

30 min | Comedy

8.2
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Wally Cox as Mr. Peepers played a shy science teacher at "Jefferson Junior High". Mr. Peepers was always facing problems, but never outwitted.

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

Votes: 102

37. Colt .45 (1957–1960)

30 min | Western

8.2
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Christopher Colt was apparently a gun salesman, but was, in fact, a government Agent tracking down notorious bad guys. His cousin Sam took the lead when the studio had contract disputes with the original star.

Stars: Wayde Preston, Kenneth MacDonald, Donald May, Don 'Red' Barry

Votes: 71

38. The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna (1956–1960)

30 min | Comedy

8.2
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An American sitcom series starring Gale Storm. The series is about a Susanna Pomery, a cruise director for an ocean liner travelling the world.

Stars: Gale Storm, Zasu Pitts, Roy Roberts, James Fairfax

Votes: 127

39. Tallahassee 7000 (1961– )

30 min | Crime, Drama

8.2
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Special Agent Lex Rogers of the Florida Sheriff's Bureau travels the state to assist local police departments fight crime in their jurisdiction.

Stars: Walter Matthau, Wallace Rooney, Robert Sorrells, Rosemary Day

Votes: 13

40. Official Detective (1957– )

Mystery, Adventure

8.2
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Stars: Everett Sloane, Ted de Corsia, James Griffith, Steve Pendleton

Votes: 10

41. Maverick (1957–1962)

60 min | Comedy, Western

8.1
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Bret and Bart Maverick (and in later seasons, their English cousin, Beau) are well dressed gamblers who migrate from town to town always looking for a good game. Poker (five-card draw) is ... See full summary »

Stars: Jack Kelly, James Garner, Roger Moore, Lane Chandler

Votes: 2,001

42. Peter Gunn (1958–1961)

30 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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The cases of a stylishly cool private detective.

Stars: Craig Stevens, Herschel Bernardi, Lola Albright, Bill Chadney

Votes: 792

43. Cheyenne (1955–1963)

60 min | Western

8.1
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After the Civil War, nomadic adventurer Cheyenne Bodie roamed the west looking for fights, women, and bad guys to beat up. His job changed from episode to episode.

Stars: Clint Walker, Clyde Howdy, Chuck Hicks, Lane Chandler

Votes: 1,080

44. The Untouchables (1959–1963)

50 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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Special Agent Eliot Ness and his elite team of incorruptable agents battle organized crime in 1930s Chicago.

Stars: Robert Stack, Walter Winchell, Nicholas Georgiade, Paul Picerni

Votes: 1,875

45. Hawaiian Eye (1959–1963)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.1
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Set against the beautiful tropical landscape of Honolulu, Hawaii, this series centered around the cases of Hawaiian Eye Private Investigations and the two handsome, slick, tough-guy ... See full summary »

Stars: Poncie Ponce, Connie Stevens, Douglas Mossman, Robert Conrad

Votes: 335

46. Lawman (1958–1962)

30 min | Western

8.1
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This is the story of Marshal Dan Troop of Laramie, Wyoming, and his Deputy Johnny McKay, an orphan Troop took under his wing. In the second season, Lily Merrill opens The Birdcage Saloon, ... See full summary »

Stars: John Russell, Peter Brown, Peggie Castle, Emile Avery

Votes: 456

47. Richard Diamond, Private Detective (1957–1960)

30 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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Richard Diamond is a suave private investigator, who, at first, walks the mean streets of New York City, then later packs up and moves to Los Angeles, California, where he tools around in a... See full summary »

Stars: David Janssen, Roxane Brooks, Russ Conway, Regis Toomey

Votes: 159

48. 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

49. Goodyear Playhouse (1951–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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The show featured original plays plus plays adapted from works.

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

Votes: 48

50. Armstrong Circle Theatre (1950–1963)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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Documentary dramas, plays that were based on true stories, were the forte of Armstrong Circle Theater. Many movie actors and actresses got their start here.

Stars: Douglas Edwards, Sandy Becker, Bob Sherry, John Cameron Swayze

Votes: 66

51. Going My Way (1962–1963)

60 min | Drama, Family

8.1
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Father O'Malley is sent to a parish in lower class New York City to assist old, crusty pastor Father Fitzgibbon. Mrs. Featherstone is the housekeeper in the rectory. When he arrives, Father... See full summary »

Stars: Gene Kelly, Leo G. Carroll, Dick York, Nydia Westman

Votes: 59

52. Short Short Dramas (1952–1953)

15 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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Model Ruth Woods hosted this anthology series of twice-weekly one act plays. The stories could be either dramatic or light comedy with a different cast for each episode. The series ran for ... See full summary »

Stars: Henry Jones, June Dayton, Bernard Burke, Frank Albertson

Votes: 17

53. The Millionaire (1955–1960)

30 min | Drama

8.0
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In this hit 1950's TV series, a millionaire indulges himself giving away one million dollars apiece to persons that he has never met.

Stars: Marvin Miller, Paul Frees, Roy Gordon, Russ Conway

Votes: 358

54. Checkmate (1960–1962)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Don Corey and Jed Sills operate Checkmate, Inc., a very high priced detective agency in San Francisco. Helping them protect the lives of their clients is British criminologist (once an Oxford professor) Carl Hyatt.

Stars: Anthony George, Doug McClure, Sebastian Cabot, Ken Lynch

Votes: 203

55. Sam Benedict (1962–1963)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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Sam Benedict is the go to lawyer in the San Francisco area with a reputation for winning impossible cases. Trudy has his office running efficiently while Hank keeps things from getting too serious as Benedict's right hand man.

Stars: Edmond O'Brien, Richard Rust, Joan Tompkins, Alexander Lockwood

Votes: 43

56. Danger (1950–1955)

30 min | Drama

8.0
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Live psychological and murder mystery dramas, and one of the first U.S. television dramas to make effective use of background music.

Stars: Dick Stark, Edward Binns, Joseph Anthony, Richard Kiley

Votes: 47

57. Lawman (1958–1962)
Episode: Heritage of Hate (1962)

30 min | Western

8.0
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John Kemper is doing everything he can to drive off Laurie who killed his son but is now out on parole. Laurie decides to find a mail order husband to help fight John but gets more than she expected in him.

Director: Robert B. Sinclair | Stars: John Russell, Peter Brown, Peggie Castle, Kathie Browne

Votes: 10

58. Sugarfoot (1957–1961)
Episode: Misfire (1957)

60 min | Western

8.0
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Sugarfoot unknowingly figures in a scheme by Mercy Preston to get rid of two men who are standing in the way of her owning a rich mine. However, Mercy's sister Patience finds out about her plans and tries to help Sugarfoot.

Director: Franklin Adreon | Stars: Will Hutchins, Connie Stevens, Eve Brent, Frank Albertson

Votes: 6

59. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: The Tyrant (1959)

TV-PG | 30 min | Western

8.0
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On the trail of a Cavalry deserter and the horses he stole, Josh rides into a town ruled as the private fiefdom of its autocratic, psychopathic marshal who is holding the horses and deserter. He wants a ransom from Josh for them.

Director: Don McDougall | Stars: Steve McQueen, R.G. Armstrong, Vaughn Taylor, Frank Albertson

Votes: 57

60. Sugarfoot (1957–1961)
Episode: The Wild Bunch (1959)

60 min | Western

8.0
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Tom learns that the law clerk job he came to accept no longer exists due to shortage of funds, but he is offered another job - that of temporary schoolteacher. He accepts, even though the ... See full summary »

Director: Leslie Goodwins | Stars: Will Hutchins, Connie Stevens, Troy Donahue, Murvyn Vye

Votes: 5

61. Tales of Wells Fargo (1957–1962)

TV-14 | 60 min | Western

7.9
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Agent Jim Hardie shifts over its history from being mostly an Agent helping Wells Fargo cope with bad guys, to being the owner of a ranch near San Francisco, California, who still does some... See full summary »

Stars: Dale Robertson, Kit Carson, William Demarest, Lory Patrick

Votes: 379

62. Fury (1936)

Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.9
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When a wrongly accused prisoner barely survives a lynch mob attack and is presumed dead, he vindictively decides to fake his death and frame the mob for his supposed murder.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Spencer Tracy, Walter Abel, Bruce Cabot

Votes: 9,817

63. Mr. Novak (1963–1965)

60 min | Drama

7.9
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The experiences of a young, tough-minded, idealistic high school English teacher on his first job provided the stories in this series. John Novak begins at Jefferson High School in Los ... See full summary »

Stars: James Franciscus, Dean Jagger, Burgess Meredith, Stephen Roberts

Votes: 103

64. Bringing Up Buddy (1960–1961)

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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Buddy Flower, a financial advisor, lives with his maiden aunts Iris and Violet who adore him but are a little eccentric. They keep him busy getting them out of scrapes, extricating himself ... See full summary »

Stars: Frank Aletter, Enid Markey, Doro Merande, Frank Albertson

Votes: 22

65. So This Is London (1930)

92 min | Comedy

7.9
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Hiram Draper is an all-American self-made man who profoundly distastes everything British. Yet he must travel to London with his family. When Junior falls in love with an aristocratic girl,... See full summary »

Director: John G. Blystone | Stars: Will Rogers, Irene Rich, Frank Albertson, Maureen O'Sullivan

Votes: 7

66. Lassie (1954–1974)
Episode: Double Trouble (1962)

30 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.9
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When Cully and Timmy attend the Capital City Dog show, they are given free perks and accommodations because Lassie is mistaken for an expected to attend champion dog but the promoter is not peeved as Lassie has often saved embarrassment.

Director: Hollingsworth Morse | Stars: June Lockhart, Hugh Reilly, Jon Provost, Lassie

Votes: 7

67. Father Knows Best (1954–1960)
Episode: Revenge Is Sweet (1958)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.9
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Betty is excited about a date with a popular guy at college and wants to make sure the family looks their best. That includes making Bud clean up and moving his old jalopy. Turns out Bud already met the family and did them a favor.

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

Votes: 13

68. Zane Grey Theater (1956–1961)

25 min | Western

7.8
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An anthology based (earlier more so than later) on the novels and stories of Zane Grey. Dick Powell was often the star, as well as the host.

Stars: Dick Powell, Walter Sande, Denver Pyle, Bill Erwin

Votes: 301

69. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.8
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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: 178

70. Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (1963–1967)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.8
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Legendary entertainer Bob Hope hosted, and occasionally starred in, one of the last major anthology series on network television. Dramatic and comedy shows were presented, featuring many of... See full summary »

Stars: Bob Hope, Jack Weston, Jack Kelly, George N. Neise

Votes: 126

71. The Restless Gun (1957–1959)

TV-PG | 30 min | Western

7.8
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The adventures of Vint Bonner, a cowboy in the post Civil War era.

Stars: John Payne, Dan Blocker, Jeanne Bates, Stuart Randall

Votes: 131

72. Michael Shayne (1960–1961)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.8
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Michael Shayne is a private detective who solves crimes in Miami, Florida.

Stars: Richard Denning, Herbert Rudley, Jerry Paris, Patricia Donahue

Votes: 50

73. Tales of Wells Fargo (1957–1962)
Episode: Barbary Coast (1957)

TV-14 | 30 min | Western

7.8
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A Wells Fargo ship captain is charged with delivering jade worth $20,000 in the Barbary Coast. Instead the jade is stolen and he is charged with the guard's murder. It is up to Hardie to prove his old friend is innocent and find the jade.

Director: Earl Bellamy | Stars: Dale Robertson, Paul Newlan, Jean Willes, Frank Albertson

Votes: 21

74. Bronco (1958–1962)
Episode: Masquerade (1960)

60 min | Western

7.8
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Bronco's undercover efforts to turn four teenage wanna-be outlaws he caught is interrupted when a violent gang of outlaws decides to rob the same gold shipment. When the sheriff is killed, the town threatens to lynch Bronco for it.

Director: Herbert L. Strock | Stars: Ty Hardin, Jennifer West, Joel Grey, Rusty Lane

Votes: 19

75. Bronco (1958–1962)
Episode: The Equalizer (1961)

60 min | Western

7.8
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Bronco is assigned to keep the peace between feuding outlaws Butch Cassidy and Billy Doolin as they - and their gangs - visit the town of Painted Rock for the wedding of Cassidy's niece and Doolin's brother but others take advantage.

Director: Marc Lawrence | Stars: Ty Hardin, Jack Elam, Marie Windsor, Steve Brodie

Votes: 37

76. The Virginian (1962–1971)

TV-PG | 75 min | Western

7.7
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The Shiloh Ranch in Wyoming Territory of the 1890s is owned in sequence by Judge Garth, the Grainger brothers, and Colonel MacKenzie. It is the setting for a variety of stories, many more ... See full summary »

Stars: Doug McClure, James Drury, Lee J. Cobb, Sara Lane

Votes: 1,389

77. The Dick Powell Theatre (1961–1963)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Powell served as host and, in early shows at least, occasional star in this dramatic anthology. It was his last television series and contained his last filmed acting (episode: 'The ... See full summary »

Stars: Dick Powell, David Niven, June Allyson, Oscar Beregi Jr.

Votes: 116

78. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

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

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

Votes: 77

79. Destry (1964– )

60 min | Western

7.7
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Young Harrison Destry, son of legendary lawman Tom Destry, had been a sheriff himself until he was framed and sent to prison. Now he roams about looking for the hombres that did him wrong. ... See full summary »

Stars: John Gavin, Ken Mayer, Bill Coontz, Boyd 'Red' Morgan

Votes: 42

80. Ponds Theater (1953– )

60 min | Drama

7.7
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Stars: Valerie Cossart, Harry Townes, Mildred Dunnock, Carmen Mathews

Votes: 28

81. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Bilko's Giveaway (1958)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.7
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Bilko wins $25,000 in prizes. When he has to pay taxes on his winnings he comes up with a way to dispose of the prizes and starts his own quiz show in Grove City. All is going well until Doberman becomes a big hit with the audience.

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

Votes: 11

82. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.6
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The misadventures of a suburban boy, family and friends.

Stars: Jerry Mathers, Hugh Beaumont, Barbara Billingsley, Tony Dow

Votes: 5,372

83. The Real McCoys (1957–1963)

30 min | Comedy

7.6
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From the hills of West Virginia, Amos McCoy moves his family to an inherited farm in California. Grandpa Amos is quick to give advice to his three grandchildren and wonders how his neighbors ever managed without him around.

Stars: Walter Brennan, Richard Crenna, Kathleen Nolan, Tony Martinez

Votes: 666

84. The Enemy Below (1957)

Approved | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.6
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During World War II, an American destroyer meets a German U-Boat. Both captains are experts, and so begins a deadly game of cat-and-mouse.

Director: Dick Powell | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Curd Jürgens, David Hedison, Theodore Bikel

Votes: 8,476

85. Sugarfoot (1957–1961)

60 min | Western

7.6
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Correspondence-school law graduate Tom Brewster travels west to seek his fortune. Unfortunately, his "cowboy" abilities leave a lot to be desired and earn him the nickname "Sugarfoot", ... See full summary »

Stars: Will Hutchins, Charles Fredericks, Don 'Red' Barry, Terry Frost

Votes: 273

86. Bachelor Father (1957–1962)

30 min | Comedy

7.6
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The misadventures of a single adopted father raising a teenage niece with the help of his manservant.

Stars: John Forsythe, Noreen Corcoran, Sammee Tong, Bernadette Withers

Votes: 345

87. Bachelor Mother (1939)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Romance

7.6
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An unemployed woman discovers an abandoned baby on the steps of an orphanage, and accepts an offer to take responsibility for the child in return for a job.

Director: Garson Kanin | Stars: Ginger Rogers, David Niven, Charles Coburn, Frank Albertson

Votes: 3,054

88. My Friend Flicka (1955–1960)

TV-G | 30 min | Adventure, Western

7.6
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Set in Montana about 1900, this was a story about young Ken McLaughlin and his horse Flicka. Ken lived on a ranch with his parents Rob and Nell and the ranch-hand Gus and had many an adventure.

Stars: Gene Evans, Anita Louise, Johnny Washbrook, Frank Ferguson

Votes: 110

89. 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

90. Peter Gunn (1958–1961)
Episode: Kidnap (1959)

30 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.6
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Peter Gunn has two questions: Where is Lieutenant Jacoby, and who kidnapped him?

Director: Boris Sagal | Stars: Craig Stevens, Lola Albright, Herschel Bernardi, Frank Albertson

Votes: 29

91. The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)

PG | 120 min | Drama, Thriller

7.5
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A family vacationing in Morocco accidentally stumble on to an assassination plot and the conspirators are determined to prevent them from interfering.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: James Stewart, Doris Day, Brenda de Banzie, Bernard Miles

Votes: 48,754 | Gross: $10.25M

92. Father Knows Best (1954–1960)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.5
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The popular radio show comes to life in this hit sitcom about a wise family man, Jim Anderson, his common-sense wife Margaret and their children Betty, Bud and Kathy. Whenever the kids need... See full summary »

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

Votes: 1,441

93. The Frank Sinatra Show (1957–1960)

30 min | Drama, Music

7.5
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Stars: Frank Sinatra, Jesse White, Nelson Riddle, Bing Crosby

Votes: 53

94. 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: 229

95. The Last Hurrah (1958)

Approved | 121 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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Frank Skeffington is an old Irish-American political boss, running for re-election as mayor of a U.S. town for the last time.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Jeffrey Hunter, Dianne Foster, Pat O'Brien

Votes: 2,414

96. Bronco (1958–1962)

60 min | Western

7.4
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A former confederate soldier wanders the old west, and meets such famous characters as Jesse James, William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody, and Theodore Roosevelt.

Stars: Ty Hardin, Robert Colbert, Mike Road, Morris Ankrum

Votes: 266

97. Assignment: Underwater (1960– )

30 min | Adventure

7.4
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The story of Bill Greer, an ex-marine turned owner of the "Lively Lady", a charter boat for hire.

Stars: Bill Williams, Diane Mountford, William Henry, Ralph Moody

Votes: 27

98. The Real McCoys (1957–1963)
Episode: How to Paint a House (1959)

30 min | Comedy

7.4
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When Grandpa and George MacMichael realize that their house painting contracts with the "Sparkle Paint Company" are a fraud, they utilize a ruse to try to recover their money.

Director: Hy Averback | Stars: Walter Brennan, Richard Crenna, Kathleen Nolan, Tony Martinez

Votes: 8

99. The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962–1965)
Episode: Last Seen Wearing Blue Jeans (1963)

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

7.4
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A beautiful 17 year old British girl is inadvertently driven to Mexico by a dangerous car thief who is unaware she is sleeping in the back seat.

Director: Alan Crosland Jr. | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Michael Wilding, Anna Lee, Katherine Crawford

Votes: 140

100. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
Episode: You Can't Trust a Man (1961)

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

7.4
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Crystal Coe is visited by her husband Tony, who has just been released after seven years in prison. Tony resents that he went to jail for a theft Crystal committed and threatens to ruin her... See full summary »

Director: Paul Henreid | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Polly Bergen, Joe Maross, Frank Albertson

Votes: 114