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1. The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People (1973–1981)
Episode: Danny Kaye's Look-In at the Metropolitan Opera (1975)

60 min | Family, Music

9.7
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Stars: Danny Kaye, José Carreras, James Levine, Robert Merrill

Votes: 13

2. Live From Lincoln Center (1976– )
Episode: An Evening with Danny Kaye and the New York Philharmonic (1981)

109 min | Music, Musical

9.6
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A night of classical music,conducted by famous comedian actor Danny Kaye,is something for the whole family to watch. Danny puts his talents to use while conducting and makes it very special for people of all ages.

Director: Robert Scheerer | Stars: Danny Kaye, Zubin Mehta

Votes: 101

3. What's My Line? (1950–1967)
Episode: Danny Kaye, Yves Saint-Laurent & Bette Davis (1965)

30 min | Family, Game-Show

9.6
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Tonights guests are Danny Kaye, Yves Saint-Laurent and Bette Davis.

Stars: Dorothy Kilgallen, Buddy Hackett, Arlene Francis, Bennett Cerf

Votes: 58

4. The 35th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (1983 TV Special)

9.3
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Primetime Emmy Award is the main American award in area of television, annually handed by the American television academy.

Director: Steve Binder | Stars: Joan Rivers, Eddie Murphy, Alan Alda, Debbie Allen

Votes: 54

5. The 1975 Annual Entertainment Hall of Fame Awards (1975 TV Special)

60 min

9.2
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Stars: George Burns, Richard Chamberlain, Roz Clark, Bette Davis

Votes: 60

6. Fallout 3 (2008 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Drama

9.1
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Centuries following nuclear war, a teen leaves the safety of an underground vault in order to find their father, who left in hopes of creating a water purifier.

Director: Todd Howard | Stars: Liam Neeson, Malcolm McDowell, Ron Perlman, Odette Annable

Votes: 16,513

7. Fallout 4 (2015 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.7
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In the post-apocalyptic Boston, Massachusetts area, you play as the "Sole Survior" of Vault 111, recently revived from centuries of forced cryostasis, determined to find your kidnapped son.

Director: Todd Howard | Stars: Brian T. Delaney, Courtenay Taylor, Stephen Russell, Courtney Ford

Votes: 9,179

8. Screen Snapshots: Playtime in Hollywood (1956)

10 min | Documentary, Short

8.7
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Director: Ralph Staub | Stars: Ralph Staub, Joe E. Brown, Jack Carson, Danny Kaye

Votes: 9

9. What's My Line? (1950–1967)

30 min | Family, Game-Show

8.6
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Four panelists must determine guests' occupations - and, in the case of famous guests, while blindfolded, their identity - by asking only "yes" or "no" questions.

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

Votes: 1,222

10. The Muppet Show (1976–1981)
Episode: Danny Kaye (1978)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.6
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Danny Kaye finds his gig on the show rather discouraging considering Statler and Waldorf are sitting outside rather than see the guest star.

Director: Philip Casson | Stars: Danny Kaye, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 87

11. The Magical World of Disney (1954–1991)

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.5
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A Disney-produced anthology covering many different genres.

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

Votes: 1,490

12. The 31st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (1979 TV Special)

8.5
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Director: John Moffitt | Stars: Mason Adams, Alan Alda, Loni Anderson, Lou Antonio

Votes: 17

13. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)

105 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.4
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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Doc Severinsen, Skitch Henderson

Votes: 2,902

14. The Jack Benny Program (1950–1965)

Not Rated | 30 min | Comedy

8.4
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The comic misadventures of the "skinflint" comedian and his friends.

Stars: Jack Benny, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Don Wilson, Dennis Day

Votes: 1,113

15. The Dick Cavett Show (1968–1977)

90 min | Music, Talk-Show

8.4
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Daytime, primetime, then late-night talk and variety show. Often there was only one guest (GA Gov. Lester Maddox walked out angrily during one interview). Cavett was intelligent and witty, ... See full summary »

Stars: Dick Cavett, Bobby Rosengarden, Fred Foy, Mort Sahl

Votes: 542

16. Here's Hollywood (1960–1962)

30 min | Talk-Show

8.4
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Hollywood celebrities are interviewed, often at their homes.

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

Votes: 78

17. The Muppet Show (1976–1981)

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

8.3
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Kermit the Frog and his fellow Muppets put on a vaudeville show at their theatre, bringing in a famous celebrity to help out for each episode.

Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Richard Hunt, Dave Goelz

Votes: 21,282

18. The Magical World of Disney (1954–1991)
Episode: Epcot Center: The Opening Celebration (1982)

Unrated | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.3
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Director: Dwight Hemion | Stars: Drew Barrymore, Roy Clark, Alex Haley, Danny Kaye

Votes: 7

19. The Danny Kaye Show (1963–1967)
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1963)

60 min | Comedy, Music

8.3
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Sketches include a Egyptian/Roman procession featuring a surprise appearance by Jack Benny, three parodies of famous Broadway musicals using baseball themes, a sketch about a nervous ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Scheerer | Stars: Danny Kaye, Charles Aznavour, Jack Benny, Jackie Cooper

Votes: 6

20. Live From Lincoln Center (1976– )

Music, Musical

8.2
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Filmed performances from the famous performing arts center in New York City.

Stars: Beverly Sills, Audra McDonald, Louis Perry, Zubin Mehta

Votes: 146

21. Nip/Tuck (2003–2010)
Episode: August Walden (2008)

TV-MA | 41 min | Drama

8.2
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A television critic gives Sean a dose of the ugly side of Hollywood.

Director: Sean Jablonski | Stars: Dylan Walsh, Julian McMahon, John Hensley, Roma Maffia

Votes: 220

22. CBS: On the Air (1978– )

450 min | Documentary

8.1
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7-part series celebrating the first 50 years of CBS broadcasting.

Stars: James Arness, Edward Asner, Lauren Bacall, Ken Berry

Votes: 27

23. The Danny Kaye Show with Lucille Ball (1962 TV Special)

60 min | Comedy

8.1
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In the hour-long NBC special, Kaye dances, sings and tells a story imitating Maurice Chevalier's English accent. Lucille Ball turned up dances (a Twist), sings, and does a few imitations: ... See full summary »

Director: Greg Garrison | Stars: Lucille Ball, Danny Kaye

Votes: 8

24. Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (1967–1973)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Music

8.0
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The original rapid fire sketch comedy show.

Stars: Dan Rowan, Dick Martin, Ruth Buzzi, Gary Owens

Votes: 2,324

25. Musical Comedy Tonight II (1981 TV Special)

90 min | Music, Musical

8.0
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A tribute to American musical theater, featuring scenes from "Show Boat", "South Pacific," "Sweet Charity," "Finian's Rainbow," and "Lady in the Dark", among others. There is also discussion of the various creative aspects of the plays.

Director: Tony Charmoli | Stars: Sylvia Fine, Annette Charles, Richard Crenna, Nancy Dussault

Votes: 8

26. The Danny Kaye Show (1963–1967)
Episode: Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore, Andy Williams, Charles Aznavour (1963)

Comedy, Music

8.0
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In this Christmas-themed show, Danny welcomes as his guests Andy Williams, Dick Van Dyke and Mary Tyler Moore. Danny and Dick are featured in a song-and-dance number, 'Puttin on the Ritz'. ... See full summary »

Stars: Danny Kaye, Charles Aznavour, Jamie Farr, Sylvia Lewis

Votes: 6

27. The Court Jester (1955)

Approved | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.9
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A hapless carnival performer masquerades as the court jester as part of a plot against an evil ruler who has overthrown the rightful king.

Directors: Melvin Frank, Norman Panama | Stars: Danny Kaye, Glynis Johns, Basil Rathbone, Angela Lansbury

Votes: 10,633

28. The Andy Williams Show (1962–1969)

60 min | Music

7.9
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Having hosted summer programs for three seasons before this, Andy Williams' program finally became a regular, year-round show. In addition to Andy, the program also featured numbers by a ... See full summary »

Stars: Andy Williams, Alan Osmond, Jay Osmond, Merrill Osmond

Votes: 138

29. The Twilight Zone (1985–1989)

TV-PG | 45 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.8
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A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but often have a wicked sense of humor and an unexpected twist.

Stars: Robin Ward, Charles Aidman, Richard Mulligan, William Atherton

Votes: 9,012

30. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

7.8
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The classic prime time variety show most famous for its vaudeville acts and rock music performances.

Stars: Ed Sullivan, Johnny Wayne, Frank Shuster, Roberta Peters

Votes: 1,048

31. V.I.P.-Schaukel (1971– )

Documentary

7.8
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Stars: Margret Dünser, Carroll Righter, Prince Philip, Rhonda Fleming

Votes: 84

32. Fight of the Century (1971 TV Special)

64 min | Sport

7.8
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World championship heavyweight boxing live from Madison Square Garden in New York City as the defending champion, Joe Frazier, takes on the undefeated challenger, Muhammad Ali.

Stars: Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier, Johnny Addie, Woody Allen

Votes: 22

33. The Danny Kaye Show (1963–1967)
Episode: Episode #1.5 (1963)

Comedy, Music

7.8
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Danny reminisces and dances with special guest Gene Kelly. Sketch topics include an important business lunch distracted by fashion show, a television program involving an interview with a ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Scheerer | Stars: Danny Kaye, Charles Aznavour, Henry Beckman, The Clinger Sisters

Votes: 14

34. The Danny Kaye Show (1963–1967)

60 min | Comedy, Music

7.7
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Primary focus on the multi-talented Kaye - singing and dancing his way through comedy skits and monologues - assisted by semi-regular guests, singers, dancers and orchestra.

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

Votes: 126

35. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: The Dentist (1986)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.7
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Peter has a toothache but is afraid to go to the dentist so Rudy goes with him. Meanwhile, Cliff tries to hide the newspaper from Clair because she won't let him sleep when she reads it in bed.

Director: Jay Sandrich | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Lisa Bonet, Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Votes: 117

36. White Christmas (1954)

Not Rated | 120 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.6
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A successful song-and-dance team become romantically involved with a sister act and team up to save the failing Vermont inn of their former commanding general.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, Vera-Ellen

Votes: 28,644 | Gross: $30.00M

37. The 33rd Annual Academy Awards (1961 TV Special)

Family

7.6
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Director: Richard Dunlap | Stars: Bob Hope, Steve Allen, Jack Bean, Polly Bergen

Votes: 100

38. Dee Time (1967–1969)

45 min | Music

7.6
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Stars: Simon Dee, The Alyn Ainsworth Orchestra, Leonard Martin, Anita Harris

Votes: 29

39. Bing Crosby: His Life and Legend (1978 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary, Biography

7.6
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Director: Marshall Flaum | Stars: William Holden, Fred Astaire, Frank Capra, Rosemary Clooney

Votes: 21

40. The Danny Kaye Show (1963–1967)
Episode: Episode #1.14 (1963)

Comedy, Music

7.6
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Danny welcomes guests Nat 'King' Cole, Mary Tyler Moore and The Clinger Sisters. Sketches include a parody of "The Student Prince" and another featuring Danny and Mary playing wealthy socialites.

Director: Robert Scheerer | Stars: Danny Kaye, Mary Tyler Moore, The Clinger Sisters, Paul Weston and His Orchestra

Votes: 5

41. Here Comes Peter Cottontail (1971 TV Movie)

TV-G | 60 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.5
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With the help of a time machine, Peter Cottontail must rescue Easter from the hands of the malicious Irontail.

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr. | Stars: Danny Kaye, Paul Frees, Joan Gardner, Casey Kasem

Votes: 969

42. The Eamonn Andrews Show (1964–1969)

Talk-Show

7.5
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Stars: Eamonn Andrews, Cilla Black, Spike Milligan, Peter Cook

Votes: 27

43. President Kennedy's Birthday Salute (1962 TV Movie)

History

7.5
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Stars: Peter Lawford, Harry Belafonte, Jack Benny, Maria Callas

Votes: 71

44. Russell Harty Plus (1972– )

Talk-Show

7.5
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Stars: Russell Harty, Oliver Reed, Frankie Howerd, Roger Daltrey

Votes: 19

45. Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (1967–1973)
Episode: Episode #3.24 (1970)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Music

7.5
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Guest Danny Kaye is a rival chef to Arte Johnson in the Italian king's kitchen. Then Kaye is the bride's father to Ruth Buzzi's Gladys. The cast looks at the generation gap. Ernestine places a call to LA mayor Sam Yorty.

Director: Mark Warren | Stars: Dan Rowan, Dick Martin, Danny Kaye, Arte Johnson

Votes: 26

46. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)

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

7.4
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The goings-on in the life of a successful African-American family.

Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Keshia Knight Pulliam, Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Votes: 29,472

47. The David Frost Show (1969–1972)

90 min | Talk-Show

7.4
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American show featuring the popular British talk show host.

Stars: David Frost, Gerri Granger, Tiny Tim, Dana Valery

Votes: 118

48. Kraft Salutes Disneyland's 25th Anniversary (1980 TV Special)

Music, Comedy, Family

7.4
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Filmed throughout Disneyland, this made-for-TV special celebrates the 25th anniversary of the park. We follow the story of a young boy (Adam Rich) on his first ever trip to The Happiest ... See full summary »

Director: Dwight Hemion | Stars: Danny Kaye, Michael Jackson, Adam Rich, Wally Boag

Votes: 36

49. The Five Pennies (1959)

Approved | 117 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.3
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Loring "Red" Nichols is a cornet-playing country boy who goes to New York in the 1920s full of musical ambition and principles. He gets a job playing in Wil Paradise's band, but quits to ... See full summary »

Director: Melville Shavelson | Stars: Danny Kaye, Barbara Bel Geddes, Louis Armstrong, Harry Guardino

Votes: 1,506

50. CBS Reports (1959– )

60 min | Documentary, News

7.3
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Stars: Eric Sevareid, Harry Reasoner, Howard K. Smith, Edward R. Murrow

Votes: 18



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