Highest Rated Titles With Raymond Greenleaf


1. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1991)
Episode: Elfego Baca: Gus Tomlin Is Dead (1960)

Unrated | 60 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

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Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Robert Loggia, Alan Hale Jr., Coleen Gray, Brian Corcoran

Votes: 7

2. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)

TV-PG | 51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

9.0
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Ordinary people find themselves in extraordinarily astounding situations, which they each try to solve in a remarkable manner.

Stars: Rod Serling, Robert McCord, Jay Overholts, Vaughn Taylor

Votes: 54,318

3. You Are There (1953–1971)

30 min | Drama, History

8.8
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Walter Cronkite hosted the reenactments of historical events. Shows included "The Landing of the Hindenburg", "The Salem Witchcraft Trials", "The Gettysburg Address", "The Fall of Troy", and "The Scuttling of the Graf Spee".

Stars: Walter Cronkite, Paul Birch, Todd Hunter, E.G. Marshall

Votes: 111

4. Cavalcade of America (1952–1957)

Not Rated | 60 min | Drama

8.8
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Cavalcade of America documented historical events using stories of individual courage, initiative and achievement, often with feel-good dramatizations of the human spirit's triumph against all odds.

Stars: James Seay, Richard Gaines, Raymond Greenleaf, Robert Foulk

Votes: 42

5. Big Town (1950–1956)

30 min | Drama

8.8
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"Big Town" was a long running and highly successful network radio series (1937- 1952) and film series ("I Cover the Underworld," "Underworld After Dark," and "Underworld Scandal") before ... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick McVey, Mark Stevens, Jane Nigh, Mary K. Wells

Votes: 21

6. Celebrity Playhouse (1955– )

30 min | Drama

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

Votes: 16

7. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958)
Episode: Burnses and Mortons Choosing Movie to Attend (1954)

Comedy

8.8
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The Burns and Mortons decide to go to the movies but have difficulty finding a film that none of them have seen. Further complicating matters, Al and Harry Von Zell arrive and decide to tag along.

Director: Frederick De Cordova | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Harry von Zell, Bea Benaderet

Votes: 12

8. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958)
Episode: Gracie Tries to Cure Roger of Amnesia (1955)

Comedy

8.8
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Harry Morton arranges a job for Roger out of state, so Roger fakes amnesia - but he lets George in on the scam, knowing no one else would believe it's a ruse. To find a cure, Gracie goes to a doctor and claims she's the one with amnesia.

Director: Frederick De Cordova | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Harry von Zell, Bea Benaderet

Votes: 13

9. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958)
Episode: The Interview (1956)

Comedy

8.8
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The Burns' are interviewed by a reporter who hopes to talk to the real people, not their wacky TV personas. Meanwhile, Ronnie joins the school cheerleading squad; Mrs. Sohmers hopes to meet her matinée idol; and Von Zell gets a stuntman.

Director: Rod Amateau | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Harry von Zell, Bea Benaderet

Votes: 17

10. Telephone Time (1956–1958)

30 min | Drama

8.7
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Between 1956 and September 1957, this filmed show featured plays by John Nesbitt, the host of the show. Starting in September 1957, plays by other authors were presented.

Stars: John Nesbitt, Frank Baxter, Maurice Marsac, Florenz Ames

Votes: 88

11. G.E. True (1962– )

30 min | Adventure, Drama

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Episodes based on stories from "True" magazine.

Stars: Jack Webb, Felix Reinsch, Kurt Kreuger, Charles H. Radilak

Votes: 13

12. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958)
Episode: George and the Glendale Eagle Publicity Stunt (1955)

Comedy

8.7
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Thanks to Gracie, George is scheduled to take part in a publicity stunt. To get out of it, George claims to have a sprained ankle.

Director: Frederick De Cordova | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Harry von Zell, Bea Benaderet

Votes: 12

13. Laramie (1959–1963)
Episode: The Passing of Kuba Smith (1961)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.7
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Slim and Jess collect a $2000 bounty on a man they killed after stealing their horse. After collecting the bounty, they learn the dead man is really a sheriff chasing the man they thought they killed who returns to steal the money.

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: John Smith, Robert Fuller, John McIntire, Gloria Talbott

Votes: 44

14. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1991)

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.6
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A Disney-produced anthology covering many different genres.

Stars: Walt Disney, Paul Frees, Clarence Nash, Slim Pickens

Votes: 1,302

15. 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: 3,080

16. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958)

30 min | Comedy

8.6
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Neighbor Blanche Morton frequently joined Gracie in escapades which annoy hubby Harry and provides George with an opportunity to offer a humorous soliloquy.

Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Bea Benaderet, Harry von Zell

Votes: 973

17. Wagon Train (1957–1965)
Episode: The Madame Sagittarius Story (1962)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.6
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Madame Delphine Sagittarius asks to be picked by the wagon train at Beaver City. The town is expelling her as a con woman. Charlie is initially against it but when no one else on the train accepts her, he becomes her lone supporter.

Director: Virgil W. Vogel | Stars: John McIntire, Frank McGrath, Terry Wilson, Denny Miller

Votes: 20

18. 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

19. 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

20. 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

21. The Gray Ghost (1957– )

30 min | Adventure, War, Western

8.5
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The Civil War exploits of Confederate cavalry officer John Singleton Mosby, nicknamed the Gray Ghost, was the basis of this syndicated series. Sgt. Magruder was the only other regular ... See full summary »

Stars: Tod Andrews, Phil Chambers, Sherwood Price, Jean Willes

Votes: 70

22. Frontier Doctor (1958– )

30 min | Western

8.5
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The adventures of a small town doctor working in the Arizona territory during the early 1900s.

Stars: Rex Allen, Mason Alan Dinehart, Chubby Johnson, Louise Beavers

Votes: 68

23. Cain's Hundred (1961–1962)

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.5
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A former underworld lawyer goes to work for the Federal Government, determined to bring one hundred top criminals to justice.

Stars: Peter Mark Richman, Gene Coogan, Eddie Hice, Gavin MacLeod

Votes: 51

24. Adventures of Superman (1952–1958)
Episode: Around the World with Superman (1954)

TV-G | 30 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.5
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A blind girl enters a Daily Planet contest in which the winner will go around the world with Superman. But she has entered the contest using her mother's name, intending that she win. The ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: George Reeves, Noel Neill, Jack Larson, John Hamilton

Votes: 70

25. The Ford Television Theatre (1952–1957)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

8.4
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The show started in New York with Broadway actors. It then moved to Hollywood where Hollywood actors headed the cast.

Stars: Philip Carey, Laraine Day, Willis Bouchey, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 123

26. Panic! (1957– )

30 min | Thriller

8.4
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A short-lived anthology series narrated by Westbrook Van Voorhis. Each episode tells its own thriller story and featured its own unique cast.

Stars: Westbrook Van Voorhis, Bill Erwin, Norman Alden, Robert Anderson

Votes: 40

27. Wire Service (1956–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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Adventures of three globetrotting reporters working for an international wire service.

Stars: Dane Clark, George Brent, Mercedes McCambridge, Murray Hamilton

Votes: 22

28. The Defenders (1961–1965)
Episode: Death Across the Counter (1961)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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The Prestons defend a man charged with murdering a storekeeper during a robbery, but they strongly disagree over his guilt. The drug-addicted client was found unconscious at the scene with ... See full summary »

Director: Buzz Kulik | Stars: E.G. Marshall, Robert Reed, Frank McHugh, Harry Townes

Votes: 15

29. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Bogus Books (1962)

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

8.4
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Demure Ellen Carter works at a relative's bookstore. When a book is found missing, he fires Ellen who is concerned she might be arrested. During a visit with him, Perry notices a first edition. When the owner is murdered, Ellen is charged.

Director: Arthur Marks | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 107

30. 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: 228

31. 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: 958

32. Topper (1953–1955)

30 min | Fantasy, Comedy

8.3
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This series was about a somewhat grumpy and uptight banker, Cosmo Topper, and the ghosts which only he could see or hear, George and Marion Kerby. The Kerbys would often try to get Cosmo to... See full summary »

Stars: Anne Jeffreys, Robert Sterling, Leo G. Carroll, Buck

Votes: 332

33. December Bride (1954–1959)

30 min | Comedy

8.3
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Charming and wise Lily Ruskin lives with her daughter and son-in- law who, along with her close friend Hilda Crocker, are always trying to find suitable older marriageable companionship for... See full summary »

Stars: Spring Byington, Frances Rafferty, Dean Miller, Harry Morgan

Votes: 157

34. Hennesey (1959–1962)

30 min | Comedy

8.3
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Jackie Cooper played Hennesey, a Navy doctor in an onshore office. Abby Dalton, very young and beautiful then, played his blonde yeoman/secretary/nurse. She had a crush on Hennesey but he ... See full summary »

Stars: Jackie Cooper, Abby Dalton, Roscoe Karns, Henry Kulky

Votes: 136

35. The Lineup (1954–1960)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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Based on actual cases from the San Francisco Police files, Lt. Guthrie and Inspector Grebb work as a team to track down criminals. In the last season Inspectors Delaney and Summers are ... See full summary »

Stars: Warner Anderson, Tom Tully, Marshall Reed, Ruta Lee

Votes: 62

36. 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

37. The 20th Century-Fox Hour (1955–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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An anthology of mini-features, new productions largely consisted of hasty retreads of successful 20th Century Fox movies.

Stars: Joseph Cotten, Jesse White, Carl Benton Reid, Grandon Rhodes

Votes: 94

38. The Ray Milland Show (1953–1955)

30 min | Comedy

8.3
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Originally Ray McNutley is an English professor at an all girls school where every female swoons for him except for the Dean. Luckily he has an understanding wife Peggy. By the second year ... See full summary »

Stars: Ray Milland, Phyllis Avery, Gordon Jones, Minerva Urecal

Votes: 31

39. The Virginian (1962–1971)
Episode: No Tears for Savannah (1963)

TV-PG | 75 min | Western

8.3
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The Virginian is in the southwest to collect for a bad check. He gets his money from the man's dad but when he is killed, The Virginian's old flame is convicted of it and he has to protect her while hoping Garth can prove her innocence.

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

Votes: 42

40. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Pint-Sized Client (1958)

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

8.3
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Nicky Renzi, a fourteen-year-old, finds the loot from a robbery and consults Perry about the legality of keeping it. His grandfather, Gramp Renzi, is adamant about reporting it to the police, but then charged with grand theft and murder.

Director: Buzz Kulik | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 131

41. 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: 3,766

42. 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: 1,476

43. The Defenders (1961–1965)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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A father and son lawyer duo take a variety of cases that often deal with the important issues of the day.

Stars: E.G. Marshall, Robert Reed, Polly Rowles, Ossie Davis

Votes: 277

44. The People's Choice (1955–1958)

30 min | Comedy

8.2
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Socrates "Sock" Miller joins the city council, clashing with the mayor John Peoples. Sock dates then marries his daughter Mandy complicating things. Sock has a basset named Cleo who shares her thoughts and best friend Rollo.

Stars: Jackie Cooper, Patricia Breslin, Bernadette, Mary Jane Croft

Votes: 95

45. Waterfront (1954–1956)

30 min | Adventure, Crime

8.2
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John Herrick was the Captain of the tug "Cheryl Ann" in Los Angeles harbor. His family consisted of wife May, Police Detective son Jim, and the crew of the tug, his son Carl, Tip, and ... See full summary »

Stars: Preston Foster, Douglas Dick, Lois Moran, Willie Best

Votes: 69

46. 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: 124

47. Navy Log (1955–1958)

30 min | History, War

8.2
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Showed featured dramatic reenactments of true Naval events taken from the files of the Defense Department. The episodes generally featured little known actors although better known performers sometimes hosted.

Stars: Robert Carson, Robert Shayne, George Conrad, John Close

Votes: 83

48. Your Favorite Story (1953– )

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Stars: Adolphe Menjou, John Hamilton, Gertrude Michael, Bruce Payne

Votes: 13

49. Official Detective (1957– )

Mystery, Adventure

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

Votes: 10

50. Rawhide (1959–1965)

TV-PG | 50 min | Western

8.1
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Gil Favor is trail boss of a continuous cattle drive. He is assisted by Rowdy Yates. The crew runs into characters and adventures along the way.

Stars: Clint Eastwood, Paul Brinegar, Steve Raines, Eric Fleming

Votes: 2,550

51. 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: 786

52. 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: 1,856

53. Sky King (1951–1962)

30 min | Adventure, Western

8.1
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"From out of the clear blue of the western sky comes Sky King" was the familiar opening to television's premier aviation program. Operating from his Flying Crown Ranch in Arizona, Sky King,... See full summary »

Stars: Kirby Grant, Gloria Winters, Ewing Mitchell, Ron Hagerthy

Votes: 321

54. Whirlybirds (1957–1960)

30 min | Adventure

8.1
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One hundred eleven episodes of this syndicated show were produced between 1956 and 1959, debuting in the US in January 1957. Chuck and P.T. own a helicopter company that is hired to perform... See full summary »

Stars: Kenneth Tobey, Craig Hill, Nancy Hale, Sandra Spence

Votes: 216

55. The Loretta Young Show (1953–1961)

30 min | Drama

8.1
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A drama anthology series hosted by actress Loretta Young. In addition to hosting the series, she played the lead in various episodes.

Stars: Loretta Young, John Milton Kennedy, Robert Foulk, John Newland

Votes: 167

56. The Texan (1958–1960)

30 min | Western

8.1
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The Texan, a Civil War Veteran whose reputation of being the fastest gun in the west precedes him, roams across Texas from town to town, not looking for trouble, but trouble finds him.

Stars: Rory Calhoun, Regis Parton, Duncan Lamont, James Drake

Votes: 105

57. The Law and Mr. Jones (1960–1962)

30 min | Drama

8.1
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Abraham Lincoln Jones is a lawyer assisted by his law clerk, young C.E. Carruthers, and his secretary Marsha Spear. His cases usually did not involve violence but rather "white collar" ... See full summary »

Stars: James Whitmore, Janet De Gore, Conlan Carter, Russ Brown

Votes: 28

58. 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: 356

59. 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: 201

60. The Sheriff of Cochise (1956–1959)

30 min | Crime, Western

8.0
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While this sounds like a western, THE SHERIFF OF COCHISE was a contemporary police drama set in Cochise County, AZ. Stories seemed to be strangely similar to HIGHWAY PATROL, emphasizing ... See full summary »

Stars: John Bromfield, Stan Jones, Roy Engel, Joe Kirk

Votes: 54

61. Adventures of the Falcon (1954– )

30 min | Adventure

8.0
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Stories of an Espionage Agent.

Stars: Charles McGraw, James Flavin, G. Pat Collins, Douglas Kennedy

Votes: 15

62. Damon Runyon Theater (1955–1956)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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An anthology, the episodes of which were based mostly on the original short stories of Daymon Runyan.

Stars: Donald Woods, Wally Vernon, Allen Jenkins, Clegg Hoyt

Votes: 27

63. The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (1952–1966)
Episode: Ricky's Car (1956)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.0
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Ozzie makes a deal with Ricky that he will pay half of a car's price so his son plans to get a job. But Ozzie's involvement complicates matters for both Ricky and his friend Pete, leading to a solution that satisfies everyone but Ozzie.

Director: Ozzie Nelson | Stars: Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Nelson, David Nelson, Ricky Nelson

Votes: 5

64. Laramie (1959–1963)
Episode: The Fatal Step (1961)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.0
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Jess is riding shotgun on a stage that was wrecked by two men to steal a $20,000 payroll. He rides after the men chasing them to Montana where he learns one of them is a close friend he helped but there are unexpected dangers.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: John Smith, Robert Fuller, Spring Byington, Dennis Holmes

Votes: 47

65. The Lone Ranger (1949–1957)

TV-G | 30 min | Western

7.9
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The adventures of the masked hero and his Native American partner.

Stars: Jay Silverheels, Clayton Moore, John Hart, Lane Bradford

Votes: 1,522

66. 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: 377

67. Rawhide (1959–1965)
Episode: Incident of the Sharpshooter (1960)

Not Rated | 60 min | Western

7.9
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An outlaw usurps a dead man's identity and he is heading for the next town along with the drovers. When Rowdy gets in the middle of his business he finds himself in serious trouble and it ... See full summary »

Director: Jesse Hibbs | Stars: Eric Fleming, Clint Eastwood, Sheb Wooley, Paul Brinegar

Votes: 38

68. M Squad (1957–1960)
Episode: Shot in the Dark (1958)

Not Rated | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.9
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A sniper is terrorizing Chicago. Ballinger joins the hunt.

Director: James Neilson | Stars: Lee Marvin, Karin Booth, Raymond Greenleaf, Clarke Gordon

Votes: 8

69. Wagon Train (1957–1965)
Episode: The Marie Dupree Story (1958)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

7.9
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A beautiful woman riding with the train likes flirting. When she gets mixed up with the wrong man, she strings along a boy on the train in order to make him jealous, playing one man's love against another's.

Director: Richard Bartlett | Stars: Ward Bond, Robert Horton, Debra Paget, Nick Adams

Votes: 31

70. Tales of Wells Fargo (1957–1962)
Episode: The Warrior's Return (1959)

TV-14 | 30 min | Western

7.9
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Jim has been sent to recover $15,000 stolen by Soldier O'Malley from a Wells Fargo stagecoach. Soldier is a big man and a prize fighter. In addition the town is accusing him of killing their Marshal by breaking his neck but Jim has doubts.

Director: Sidney Salkow | Stars: Dale Robertson, Marie Windsor, Don Megowan, Bartlett Robinson

Votes: 15

71. Adventures of Superman (1952–1958)

TV-G | 30 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.8
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The Man of Steel fights crime with help from his friends at the Daily Planet.

Stars: George Reeves, Noel Neill, John Hamilton, Bill Kennedy

Votes: 2,614

72. Laramie (1959–1963)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

7.8
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It is the 1870s in the Wyoming Territory. Slim Sherman and his fourteen-year-old brother Andy try to hang on to their ranch after their father was shot by a land grabber. They augment their... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Fuller, John Smith, Spring Byington, Dennis Holmes

Votes: 669

73. Birdman of Alcatraz (1962)

Not Rated | 147 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.8
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A surly convicted murderer held in permanent isolation redeems himself when he becomes a renowned bird expert.

Directors: John Frankenheimer, Charles Crichton | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Karl Malden, Thelma Ritter, Neville Brand

Votes: 13,738

74. Mr. & Mrs. North (1952– )

30 min | Comedy, Mystery, Romance

7.8
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Jerry and Pamela North live in Greenwich Village in New York City. Jerry is a mystery magazine publisher who thinks he is a good amateur detective. He and his wife investigate various crimes and solve them before the police do.

Stars: Richard Denning, Barbara Britton, Francis De Sales, Lowell Gilmore

Votes: 129

75. The George Burns Show (1958–1959)

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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This The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950) spin-off found George Burns relocated to his downtown office working as a producer and trying to deal with an assortment of entertainers and oddball theatrical acts, as well as his previously established friends.

Stars: George Burns, Bea Benaderet, Harry von Zell, Larry Keating

Votes: 41

76. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: Back There (1961)

TV-PG | 25 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

7.8
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At a prominent club in Washington, D.C., a socialite argues about whether it would be possible to change history by traveling back in time. When he leaves the club he finds himself in 1865, on the night that President Lincoln will be shot.

Director: David Orrick McDearmon | Stars: Russell Johnson, Paul Hartman, Bartlett Robinson, John Lasell

Votes: 1,224

77. The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (1952–1966)
Episode: David's Engagement (1955)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.8
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Circumstantial evidence leads Ozzie and Harriet to believe that David is about to get married.

Director: Ozzie Nelson | Stars: Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Nelson, David Nelson, Ricky Nelson

Votes: 10

78. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: One Mother Too Many (1960)

TV-PG | 25 min | Western

7.8
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A widow wants to hire/propose to Josh so she doesn't lose custody of her son. Josh served under her husband in the war. His mother tried to control him and now is trying to steal her grandson to raise him to take over the family fortune.

Director: Harry Harris | Stars: Steve McQueen, Joyce Meadows, Bryan Russell, Betty Lou Gerson

Votes: 51

79. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Sulky Girl (1957)

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

7.8
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An impetuous niece who demands her trust fund be released comes to Perry Mason for help. But it's her boyfriend who needs defending when he is charged with murdering her controlling uncle as Perry learns their real situation.

Director: Christian Nyby | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 162

80. 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: 1,377

81. 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: 76

82. Crossroads (1955–1957)

30 min | Drama

7.7
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The anthology series dramatized the lives of clergymen of all faiths and the problems they faced in both their professional and personal lives.

Stars: Robert Carson, Frank J. Scannell, Douglass Dumbrille, G. Pat Collins

Votes: 55

83. Passport to Danger (1954–1958)

30 min | Adventure

7.7
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The adventures of a U.S. diplomatic courier, as he travels to distant countries with important communiques to America's allies and dodges enemy agents.

Stars: Cesar Romero, Charles Horvath, Victor Romito, Steven Geray

Votes: 21

84. Alcoa Theatre (1957–1960)

30 min | Drama

7.7
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When The Alcoa Hour dramatic anthology series moved from Sunday night to Monday, both the name and the format were changed. Instead of having a completely different cast for each episode, ... See full summary »

Stars: David Niven, Jack Lemmon, Robert Ryan, Joseph Mell

Votes: 43

85. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: The Gamble (1962)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

7.7
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Little Joe is his family's only hope when he escapes from a kangaroo court that has framed the Cartwrights for a bank robbery and sentenced them all to hang.

Director: William Witney | Stars: Lorne Greene, Pernell Roberts, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon

Votes: 61

86. Dragnet (1951–1959)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Sgt. Joe Friday and his partners methodically investigate crimes in Los Angeles.

Stars: Jack Webb, Ben Alexander, Olan Soule, Vic Perrin

Votes: 1,435

87. 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: 9,998

88. The Adventures of Jim Bowie (1956–1958)

30 min | Western, Adventure

7.6
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Set in the Louisiana Territory around 1830, wealthy planter Jim Bowie encounters many famous people in New Orleans or the backwoods, relying for protection on the knife he supposedly ... See full summary »

Stars: Scott Forbes, William Schallert, John Laing, Joyce Vanderveen

Votes: 141

89. The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (1952–1966)
Episode: David's 17th Birthday (1953)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.6
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It's David's 17th birthday, and he's trying to do anything he can to look older because he has a crush on Sally Patterson, a girl who is only interested in older men.

Director: Ozzie Nelson | Stars: Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Nelson, David Nelson, Ricky Nelson

Votes: 18

90. The Lone Ranger (1949–1957)
Episode: Death in the Forest (1953)

TV-G | 23 min | Western

7.6
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After discovering a badly wounded old man near a deserted settler's shack, the Lone Ranger and Tonto discover that the territorial governor's bodyguard has been paid to assassinate the governor by a man who wishes to control the governor.

Director: Hollingsworth Morse | Stars: John Hart, Jay Silverheels, Raymond Greenleaf, John Damler

Votes: 16

91. Wagon Train (1957–1965)

TV-PG | 75 min | Western

7.5
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Stories of the journeys of a wagon train as it leaves post-Civil War Missouri on its way to California through the plains, deserts, and Rocky Mountains. The first treks were led by gruff, ... See full summary »

Stars: Frank McGrath, Terry Wilson, Robert Horton, John McIntire

Votes: 1,929

92. The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (1952–1966)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.5
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Ozzie and Harriet Nelson raise their two sons Ricky and David. As the sons age, they experience teenage dating problems, marriage and careers.

Stars: Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Nelson, David Nelson, Ricky Nelson

Votes: 895

93. 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: 11,242

94. Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal (1955– )

30 min | Drama

7.5
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Based on Lloyd C. Douglas's 1939 novel of the same title, the widowed Dr. Hudson lives with his daughter and housekeeper; he and his protege deal with a variety of medical (mostly psychological) traumas.

Stars: John Howard, Frances Mercer, Philip Tonge, Cheryl Callaway

Votes: 11

95. Lassie (1954–1974)
Episode: Father (1955)

30 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.5
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Jeff whose father is deceased is told by a bully that he does not belong at the church father and son banquet but,, after Jeff rejects Gramps company, Ellen injects her self into the event and gains the participants' admiration.

Director: Sidney Salkow | Stars: Jan Clayton, George Cleveland, Lassie the Dog, Raymond Greenleaf

Votes: 13

96. The Untouchables (1959–1963)
Episode: Syndicate Sanctuary (1960)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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With Al Capone out of the way, the mob is looking to relocate its base of operations outside of Chicago in a nearby community. Their first step is to get rid of the incorruptible mayoral ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Harrison | Stars: Robert Stack, Anthony Caruso, Robert F. Simon, Gail Kobe

Votes: 48

97. Screen Directors Playhouse (1955–1956)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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Presented by Eastman Kodak, the program was a series of original scripts directed by acclaimed directors and featuring well known performers. The stories ranged from musicals to comedies and dramas.

Stars: Arthur Q. Bryan, Bill Erwin, Macdonald Carey, George Sanders

Votes: 101

98. The Lone Ranger (1949–1957)
Episode: Jeb's Gold Mine (1952)

TV-G | 30 min | Western

7.4
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Schemers try to drive out a homesteader knowing there is gold on his land. In the nick of time, The Lone Ranger learns the truth and intervenes.

Director: Hollingsworth Morse | Stars: John Hart, Jay Silverheels, Raymond Greenleaf, Stephen Chase

Votes: 14

99. Mike Hammer (1958–1959)
Episode: Just Around the Coroner (1958)

26 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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When an elderly man living in Mike's hotel unexpectedly inherits $7500, Hammer appoints himself the man's guardian to ward off moochers and con artists.

Director: Richard Irving | Stars: Darren McGavin, Whitney Blake, Raymond Greenleaf, Walter Reed

Votes: 18

100. Lassie (1954–1974)
Episode: The Job (1954)

30 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.4
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Ellen takes a job as singer at radio station in Capitol City and finds a small apartment that does not allow dogs so Lassie stays on the farm with Gramps but Ellen takes Jeff who is made miserable by lack of activities and a mean neighbor.

Director: Sidney Salkow | Stars: Jan Clayton, Tommy Rettig, George Cleveland, Raymond Greenleaf

Votes: 12