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1. Cheers (1982–1993)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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The regulars of the Boston bar "Cheers" share their experiences and lives with each other while drinking or working at the bar where everybody knows your name.

Stars: Ted Danson, Rhea Perlman, John Ratzenberger, George Wendt

Votes: 45,966

2. The Young and the Restless (1973– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Romance

5.1
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Set in Genoa City, this is the long-running soap that tells the story of the struggle behind the business, and sex-savvy Abbott and Newman clans.

Stars: Doug Davidson, Eric Braeden, Peter Bergman, Joshua Morrow

Votes: 5,461

3. The Love Boat (1977–1987)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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The romantic and comic tales of the passengers and crew of the cruise ship, Pacific Princess.

Stars: Gavin MacLeod, Bernie Kopell, Ted Lange, Fred Grandy

Votes: 8,450

4. Dynasty (1981–1989)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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The trials and tribulations of two feuding families, the Carringtons and the Colbys, both oil rich families in Denver, Colorado.

Stars: John Forsythe, Linda Evans, Joan Collins, Gordon Thomson

Votes: 6,238

5. Starsky and Hutch (1975–1979)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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

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

Votes: 7,241

6. The War Between Men and Women (1972)

PG | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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A sarcastic near-sighted cartoonist, averse to commitment, falls for an eye-catching brunette, a single mother of three and the only woman who can stand his strong anti-feminist opinions, and eventually proposes and moves in with her.

Director: Melville Shavelson | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Barbara Harris, Jason Robards, Herb Edelman

Votes: 553 | Gross: $1.40M

7. Matt Houston (1982–1985)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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Matt Houston is a wealthy Texan who moves to California to oversee his family's offshore drilling enterprises but spends most of his time dabbling in his private investigator hobby.

Stars: Lee Horsley, Pamela Hensley, Lincoln Kilpatrick, Cis Rundle

Votes: 946

8. Hotel (1983–1988)

60 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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The misadventures of the staff and guests of the St. Gregory Hotel.

Stars: James Brolin, Connie Sellecca, Nathan Cook, Shari Belafonte

Votes: 1,156

9. The Fantastic Journey (1977)

60 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.2
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A scientific expedition in the Atlantic Ocean becomes lost in the Bermuda Triangle and washes up on an uncharted island. They meet up with travellers from other times, planets, and ... See full summary »

Stars: Jared Martin, Carl Franklin, Ike Eisenmann, Katie Saylor

Votes: 423

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

30 min | Comedy

8.4
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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: 1,120

11. The Patty Duke Show (1963–1966)

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

7.2
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Cathy Lane, teen-aged daughter of a globe-trotting journalist, comes to live at the home of her uncle, a newspaper editor in New York City. Curiously, Cathy is the spitting image of her ... See full summary »

Stars: Patty Duke, Jean Byron, William Schallert, Paul O'Keefe

Votes: 1,116

12. Ned and Stacey (1995–1997)

30 min | Comedy

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

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

Votes: 1,467

13. The Guns of Will Sonnett (1967–1969)

30 min | Western

7.6
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An old former Army scout and his grandson search the west for the man's son, a gunfighter on the run.

Stars: Walter Brennan, Dack Rambo, Jason Evers, Chuck Horne

Votes: 342

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

30 min | Comedy

8.2
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John Monroe observes and comments on life, to the bemusement of his sensible wife Ellen (Joan Hotchkis) and intelligent, questioning daughter Lydia (Lisa Gerritsen). Monroe's frequent ... See full summary »

Stars: William Windom, Joan Hotchkis, Lisa Gerritsen, Harold J. Stone

Votes: 337

15. The Over-the-Hill Gang (1969 TV Movie)

Unrated | 75 min | Comedy, Western

6.2
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A retired Texas Ranger and his three aging pals are hired to clean up a lawless town.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Walter Brennan, Edgar Buchanan, Andy Devine, Jack Elam

Votes: 496

16. The New People (1969–1970)

45 min | Drama

7.2
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A group of young people crash land on a deserted island that was a never used atomic bomb test site. With the world thinking that they were all killed, "The New People" set out to form a ... See full summary »

Stars: Tiffany Bolling, Zooey Hall, David Moses, Peter Ratray

Votes: 69

17. When the Bough Breaks (1994)

R | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.0
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Police detectives investigate the apparent serial killing of several children, after finding severed hands.

Director: Michael Cohn | Stars: Ally Walker, Martin Sheen, Ron Perlman, Tara Subkoff

Votes: 1,519

18. Hollywood Wives (1985)

270 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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A three-part, six-hour adoptation of Jackie Collins' book about a group of very wealthy, attractive, snobbish women who are caught up in the low life and high society of Hollywood.

Stars: Candice Bergen, Joanna Cassidy, Mary Crosby, Angie Dickinson

Votes: 245

19. Going Under (1991)

PG | 80 min | Comedy

3.4
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International disaster looms as the USS Sub Standard has to race to get a nuclear weapon ahead of the Russian forces.

Director: Mark W. Travis | Stars: Bill Pullman, Wendy Schaal, Chris Demetral, Ty Granderson Jones

Votes: 653

20. Finder of Lost Loves (1984–1985)

60 min | Drama

6.7
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Cary Maxwell is a private investigator and owner of Maxwell Unlimited. MU specializes in helping people find their lost loves. Each week Maxwell, along with Daisy Lloyd and Rita Hargrove, ... See full summary »

Stars: Anthony Franciosa, Deborah Adair, Anne Jeffreys, Richard Kantor

Votes: 77

21. The Over-the-Hill Gang Rides Again (1970 TV Movie)

Unrated | 75 min | Comedy, Family, Western

5.6
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Retired Texas Ranger Nash Crawford re-assembles his former Ranger outfit from the old days to fight crime in his hometown.

Director: George McCowan | Stars: Walter Brennan, Fred Astaire, Edgar Buchanan, Andy Devine

Votes: 340

22. Rango (1967)

30 min | Comedy, Western

7.1
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The adventures of Rango, a bumbling Texas Ranger stationed at Deep Wells Ranger Station in the late 19th century, and his sidekick, the cowardly Indian scout Pink Cloud.

Stars: Tim Conway, Guy Marks, Norman Alden, Michael Carr

Votes: 61

23. Glitter (1984–1985)

60 min | Drama

6.3
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The story of the relationships that go on at the offices of "Glitter," a top entertainment magazine.

Stars: David Birney, Morgan Brittany, Arthur Hill, Arte Johnson

Votes: 47

24. Black Bart (1975 TV Movie)

25 min | Comedy, Crime, Western

3.6
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Western spoof concerning the adventures of a black Sheriff and his fast-drawing sidekick fighting corruption and bigotry in the old west. Based on Blazing Saddles (1974).

Director: Robert Butler | Stars: Louis Gossett Jr., Millie Slavin, Noble Willingham, Steve Landesberg

Votes: 224

25. Street Asylum (1990)

R | 94 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.3
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John Miller is an politician wanting to become mayor. He founds a group called S.Q.U.A.D. whose mission is to get rid of all street scum by any means necessary.

Director: Gregory Dark | Stars: Wings Hauser, Alex Cord, G. Gordon Liddy, Roberta Vasquez

Votes: 105

26. The Pigeon (1969 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama, Crime, Thriller

5.5
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Private eye is hired to protect a young girl, but it turns out she doesn't want to be protected.

Director: Earl Bellamy | Stars: Sammy Davis Jr., Dorothy Malone, Victoria Vetri, Ricardo Montalban

Votes: 33

27. The Ballad of Andy Crocker (1969 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 74 min | Drama

5.8
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A returning Vietnam veteran finds out that while he was gone his girlfriend has been forced into marrying someone else, his small business is in ruins, and that those he once thought were his friends are in short supply.

Director: George McCowan | Stars: Lee Majors, Joey Heatherton, Jimmy Dean, Bobby Hatfield

Votes: 170

28. A Match Made in Heaven (1997 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 120 min | Drama, Romance

5.6
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Helen is a widow who had cancer. Jane is a dedicated nurse that Helen meets. Helen decides that Jane is the one to marry her son.

Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: Olympia Dukakis, John Stamos, Della Reese, Kelly Rowan

Votes: 175

29. The George Burns Show (1958–1959)

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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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: 47

30. Wild and Wooly (1978 TV Movie)

104 min | Comedy, Western

7.4
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It's 1903 and some dastardly fiends are determined to assassinate President Teddy Roosevelt. It's up to some intrepid and courageous cowgirls to thwart the scheme.

Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: Susan Bigelow, Elyssa Davalos, Doug McClure, David Doyle

Votes: 29

31. The Guns of Will Sonnett (1967–1969)
Episode: A Bell for Jeff Sonnett (1967)

30 min | Western

7.1
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With Will's gun arm injured, Jeff is forced into his first-ever gunfight against a master gunfighter (Charles Grodin, of all people) who uses every psychological trick in the book.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Walter Brennan, Dack Rambo, Charles Grodin, Ford Rainey

Votes: 19

32. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958)
Episode: A Box of Cigars (1957)

Comedy

8.6
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To win votes for Ralph's homecoming queen girlfriend, Gracie decides to give away George's cigars, so she enlists a hapless Harry Von Zell as an accomplice. Meanwhile, a befuddled repairman works to fix George's broken TV.

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

Votes: 20

33. The Love Boat (1977–1987)
Episode: A Day in Port (1985)

TV-G | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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The ship gets a makeover and gains new dancers. Isaac gets the surprising visit of a former girlfriend who wants to renew with him.

Director: Kim Friedman | Stars: Gavin MacLeod, Bernie Kopell, Fred Grandy, Ted Lange

Votes: 25

34. The Guns of Will Sonnett (1967–1969)
Episode: A Difference of Opinion (1968)

26 min | Western

7.3
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When Jeff and Will ride into a town run by unscrupulous marshals who rule over the townspeople, they become further incensed when they discover the marshals claim to have run Jim out of ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Walter Brennan, Dack Rambo, Lonny Chapman, James Wainwright

Votes: 10

35. The Love Boat (1977–1987)
Episode: A Dress to Remember (1982)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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One dress affects three people. Model Donna is to wear it to display her diet success. Poor flower vendor Rose's daughter Carol thinks her mom is rich. Norman dodges his ex-wife Nancy's homicidal father Tom.

Director: Robert Scheerer | Stars: Gavin MacLeod, Bernie Kopell, Fred Grandy, Ted Lange

Votes: 34

36. The Patty Duke Show (1963–1966)
Episode: A Foggy Day in Brooklyn Heights (1965)

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

8.2
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Frankie Avalon's car breaks down in front of the the Lane house so he asks if he can use their telephone. Once Patty realizes who it is she is determined to spend some time with Mr. Avalon.

Director: Bruce Bilson | Stars: Patty Duke, William Schallert, Jean Byron, Frankie Avalon

Votes: 20

37. The Guns of Will Sonnett (1967–1969)
Episode: A Fool and His Money (1968)

Western

7.6
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An old friend of Will's is posing as a wealthy man to land a woman and asks for Will's help. However, a couple of disreputable, former business partners aim to demand their share of Charlie's apparent newfound wealth.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Walter Brennan, Dack Rambo, Paul Brinegar, Heather Angel

Votes: 10

38. My World and Welcome to It (1969–1970)
Episode: A Friend of the Earth (1969)

Comedy

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Monroe is bugged by his chief rival Paul Morton who charms everyone including Lydia and Ellen. Paul challenges challenges Monroe to a public demonstration of their humor to decide who is the best.

Director: Hal Cooper | Stars: William Windom, Joan Hotchkis, Lisa Gerritsen, Larry Storch

39. The Love Boat (1977–1987)
Episode: A Funny Valentine/The Wallflower/Home is Not a Home (1979)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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Shy singles Sylvia and Monroe keep missing each other. Retirees Ned and Molly are followed by their meddling offspring Rowena and Francis. Fortune teller Mary Louise may be a fraud, but Merrill finds her charming.

Director: George Tyne | Stars: Gavin MacLeod, Bernie Kopell, Fred Grandy, Ted Lange

Votes: 45

40. Finder of Lost Loves (1984–1985)
Episode: A Gift (1984)

Drama

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A student dancer who has been receiving financial assistance from an anonymous donor tries to find out who it is. When the man is discovered he wants to remain anonymous but her boyfriend ... See full summary »

Director: Cliff Bole | Stars: Anthony Franciosa, Deborah Adair, Richard Kantor, Anne Jeffreys

41. The Love Boat (1977–1987)
Episode: A Good and Faithful Servant/The Secret Life of Burl Smith/Tug of War/Designated Lover (1979)

TV-G | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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A chauffeur (John Mills) takes up with his employer (Celeste Holm); an 8-year-old (Keith Coogan) blames himself when his parents (Juliet Mills and David Hedison) separate; Gopher (Fred Grandy) has a crush on a cover model (Hayley Mills).

Director: Roger Duchowny | Stars: Gavin MacLeod, Bernie Kopell, Fred Grandy, Ted Lange

Votes: 54

42. The Guns of Will Sonnett (1967–1969)
Episode: A Grave for James Sonnett (1967)

22 min | Western

7.4
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Arriving in a Mexican town, the Sonnetts find Jim's grave and a curiously reticent padre, and tangle with a bandito leader who may -- or may not -- have killed James. Features an exceptionally lively gunfight at the end.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Walter Brennan, Dack Rambo, Don Diamond, Natividad Vacío

Votes: 15

43. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958)
Episode: A Hole in the Carpet (1957)

Comedy

9.5
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After Gracie suffers a fall in public, the department store is eager to make restitution, but she thinks that she has to pay for their damaged carpet.

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

Votes: 24

44. Glitter (1984–1985)
Episode: A Minor Miracle (1984)

60 min | Drama

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Add a Plot

Director: Curtis Harrington | Stars: David Birney, Morgan Brittany, Dorian Harewood, Melinda Culea

45. The Love Boat (1977–1987)
Episode: A Rose is Not a Rose/Novelties/Too Rich and Too Thin (1984)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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Hired entertainer Rose must remain in bed, so her friend Barry impersonates her and charms the audience. Novelties maker Walt propositions Helen. Adam and Merrill vie for struggling actress Jaime, who shows signs of anorexia.

Director: Nell Cox | Stars: Gavin MacLeod, Bernie Kopell, Fred Grandy, Ted Lange

Votes: 29

46. The Guns of Will Sonnett (1967–1969)
Episode: A Son for a Son (1967)

22 min | Western

7.9
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A farmer provides Jeff, ill with fever, a bed while his wife tends. The Sonnett's don't know the farmer offered because Jim Sonnett killed their son in a shootout in the last year. The wife, sick with grief, thinks Jeff is the dead son.

Director: Richard C. Sarafian | Stars: Walter Brennan, Dack Rambo, Royal Dano, Jack Elam

Votes: 28

47. The Love Boat (1977–1987)
Episode: A Time for Everything/The Song Is Ended/Accidental Cruise/Anoushka (1978)

TV-G | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Capt. Stubing (Gavin MacLeod) is reunited with his daughter (Jill Whelan); former songwriter Charlie (Robert Goulet) encounters his ex-partner Burt (Richard Dawson) on board; secretary ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Duchowny | Stars: Gavin MacLeod, Bernie Kopell, Fred Grandy, Ted Lange

Votes: 55

48. The Guns of Will Sonnett (1967–1969)
Episode: A Town in Terror: Part 1 (1969)

22 min | Western

7.0
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When Will and Jeff run right into the middle of a deadly cattle versus sheep feud which has enveloped a grazing town, James Sonnett, a hired gun for the sheep ranchers, runs right into a ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Walter Brennan, Dack Rambo, Jason Evers, Sean McClory

Votes: 10

49. The Guns of Will Sonnett (1967–1969)
Episode: A Town in Terror: Part 2 (1969)

22 min | Western

7.4
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Posing as his own killer, Jim Sonnett reports to the cattlemen who hired the killer in a cattlemen-sheepmen feud (he's working for the sheepmen, as are Will and Jeff), and meets Jeff ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Walter Brennan, Dack Rambo, Jason Evers, Sean McClory

Votes: 11

50. The Patty Duke Show (1963–1966)
Episode: A Very Phone-y Situation (1965)

TV-G | Comedy, Family, Music

8.7
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Patty, Cathy, and Ross are constantly on the telephone, so Martin puts his foot down by placing restrictive limits on their calls.

Director: Gary Nelson | Stars: Patty Duke, William Schallert, Jean Byron, Paul O'Keefe

Votes: 19



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