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1. Babylon 5 (1994–1998)
Episode: Severed Dreams (1996)

TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

9.7
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When President Clark escalates his brutal repression of the people of the Earth Alliance, Captain Sheridan declares Babylon 5 independent.

Director: David J. Eagle | Stars: Bruce Boxleitner, Claudia Christian, Jerry Doyle, Mira Furlan

Votes: 692

2. Death Valley Days (1952–1970)
Episode: Splinter Station (1960)

TV-PG | 25 min | Western

9.3
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Mary runs an outpost on the American frontier where her most important job is providing horses to the Union side. But a confederate Caleb is intent on derailing her operation until they meet over a horse's foal delivery.

Director: Jesse Hibbs | Stars: Jane Russell, Chuck Roberson, Raymond Guth, John Mitchum

Votes: 9

3. Babylon 5 (1994–1998)
Episode: Interludes and Examinations (1996)

TV-PG | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.9
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Garibaldi tries to get Franklin to face up to his stim usage. Londo waits anxiously for Adira to return. Morden returns first, and manipulates the situation to his advantage. The alliance ... See full summary »

Director: Jesús Salvador Treviño | Stars: Bruce Boxleitner, Claudia Christian, Jerry Doyle, Mira Furlan

Votes: 415

4. Review (2014–2017)
Episode: Quitting; Last Day; Irish (2014)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

8.9
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Critic Forrest MacNeil reviews real-life experiences that include quitting your job, Carpe Diem, and being Irish.

Director: Jeffrey Blitz | Stars: Andrew Daly, Jessica St. Clair, Megan Stevenson, Michael Croner

Votes: 124

5. Seinfeld (1989–1998)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

8.8
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The continuing misadventures of neurotic New York City stand-up comedian Jerry Seinfeld and his equally neurotic New York City friends.

Stars: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander

Votes: 229,116

6. Arrested Development (2003– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

8.8
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Level-headed son Michael Bluth takes over family affairs after his father is imprisoned. But the rest of his spoiled, dysfunctional family are making his job unbearable.

Stars: Jason Bateman, Michael Cera, Portia de Rossi, Will Arnett

Votes: 258,795

7. Babylon 5 (1994–1998)
Episode: Rising Star (1997)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.8
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Earth is now free from Clark. Sheridan must now face the new President for his actions. He's forced to resign. Delenn, G'Kar, and Londo offer the Earth President a chance to join the newly ... See full summary »

Director: Tony Dow | Stars: Bruce Boxleitner, Claudia Christian, Jerry Doyle, Mira Furlan

Votes: 366

8. Seinfeld (1989–1998)
Episode: The Bottle Deposit (1996)

TV-PG | 42 min | Comedy

8.8
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A garage mechanic steals Jerry's car. Elaine tries to win J. Peterman JFK's presidential golf clubs at an auction. George is asked to work on a mysterious assignment. Kramer and Newman run a recycling scam.

Director: Andy Ackerman | Stars: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander

Votes: 1,706

9. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Thanksgiving Story (1973)

TV-G | 50 min | Drama, Family, Romance

8.8
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Thanksgiving time on Walton's Mountain means a turkey shoot, a school play about early settlers, and the big meal. One year it also included a rekindled love affair and a life-threatening accident.

Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Ellen Corby

Votes: 66

10. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Venture (1975)

TV-G | 49 min | Drama, Family, Romance

8.8
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John takes on a loan to improve the business and he gets a big order. Grandpa gets sick and cannot help at the mill. John gets sick and cannot do it. The neighbors pull together to help build the new improved mill.

Director: Ralph Waite | Stars: Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Ellen Corby

Votes: 44

11. Then Came Bronson (1969–1970)
Episode: That Undiscovered Country... (1970)

60 min | Adventure, Drama

8.7
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Jim wanders into a small town and is invited to eat with an Amish family. He makes a big impression on them and offers them much to consider about their ways and lifestyle.

Director: Robert Totten | Stars: Michael Parks, June Dayton, Rance Howard, Mark Jenkins

Votes: 6

12. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Gift (1974)

TV-G | 50 min | Drama, Family, Romance

8.7
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Jason and John Boy's friend Seth is diagnosed with leukemia. Seth wants to teach Jason how to play a recorder he made for him before he dies.

Director: Ralph Senensky | Stars: Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Ellen Corby

Votes: 65

13. The X-Files (1993– )

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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Two F.B.I. Agents, Fox Mulder the believer and Dana Scully the skeptic, investigate the strange and unexplained, while hidden forces work to impede their efforts.

Stars: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi, William B. Davis

Votes: 185,142

14. Kraft Theatre (1947–1958)

60 min | Drama

8.6
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A well-received anthology series presenting live television dramas.

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

Votes: 117

15. Flight (1958– )

30 min | Adventure

8.6
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Hosted by well known General George Kenney, the show was an anthology featuring the importance of aviation. Frequently war stories, it also dealt with the practical uses of civilian air as in severe weather conditions.

Stars: George C. Kenney, Forrest Compton, Mason Alan Dinehart, John Pickard

Votes: 25

16. The Clint Howard Variety Show (2002– )

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.6
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Showcases the talents of actor Clint Howard and his friends.

Stars: Jamie Bozian, Andy Dick, Mike Grief, Haunted Garage

Votes: 10

17. Coach (1989–1997)
Episode: Christmas of the Van Damned (1993)

TV-PG | Comedy, Sport

8.6
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After finding fellow Van Dams in Minnesota, Luther attends a family reunion/Christmas party where everything goes haywire.

Director: Craig T. Nelson | Stars: Craig T. Nelson, Jerry Van Dyke, Tim Bagley, Clare Carey

Votes: 24

18. Death Valley Days (1952–1970)
Episode: Lieutenant Bungle (1961)

TV-PG | 25 min | Western

8.6
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Lieutenant Ross is known for his inept ways around the fort and gets the nickname Bungle. But when his commanding officer and fellow troopers are trapped by hostile Indians it's up to Ross to save them.

Director: Jesse Hibbs | Stars: Edward Mallory, Philip Ober, Don Wilbanks, Clarke Gordon

Votes: 7

19. Combat! (1962–1967)
Episode: The Bridge at Chalons (1963)

60 min | Action, Drama, War

8.6
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A bitter demolition Sgt. escorted by Saunder's squad to blow up a bridge, feels his men are bunch of incompetent fools, that will get him killed before reaching the target.

Director: Ted Post | Stars: Vic Morrow, Rick Jason, Lee Marvin, Jack Hogan

Votes: 49

20. 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: 1,471

21. The Trouble Man (2013)

42 min | Short, Comedy, Crime

8.5
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Fick, a private investigator known as The Trouble Man, has been hired by a jailed art forger to ascertain whether a hit has been placed the convict's head now that the famous artist he was ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Hermes | Stars: Kalen Allmandinger, Bryan Beasley, Robin Gwynne, Nick Hermes

Votes: 15

22. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: Barney and the Governor (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.5
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After Barney tickets the governor's car for illegal parking, the governor is impressed and comes to Mayberry to congratulate him for doing a good job. Barney doesn't realize this and thinks he is going to lose his job instead.

Director: Bob Sweeney | Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Parley Baer

Votes: 184

23. The F.B.I. (1965–1974)
Episode: Desperate Journey (1973)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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Erskine and Colby are bringing John Omar Stahl, a Ten Most Wanted fugitive, back to the United States. Their aircraft is forced to crash land and Stahl escapes. An injured Colby remains ... See full summary »

Director: Earl Bellamy | Stars: Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Philip Abbott, William Reynolds, Vic Morrow

Votes: 6

24. Melrose Place (1992–1999)
Episode: Full Metal Betsy (1996)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Romance

8.5
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In the asylum, Peter charms Nurse Benson to plan an escape before Kimberly/Betsy has surgery to be performed on him, while Amanda and Michael continue their search for Kimberly and Peter. ... See full summary »

Director: Frank South | Stars: Josie Bissett, Thomas Calabro, Marcia Cross, Laura Leighton

Votes: 32

25. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: In Performance of Duty (1974)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.5
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An elderly circuit judge comes to Dodge to take care of its court docket, only to run into a group of old enemies -- outlaws who rob and kill people in their paths. No one has ever lived to... See full summary »

Director: Gunnar Hellström | Stars: Milburn Stone, Ken Curtis, Buck Taylor, James Arness

Votes: 59

26. The Virginian (1962–1971)
Episode: Ride a Cock-Horse to Laramie Cross (1966)

TV-PG | 75 min | Western

8.5
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Trampas becomes knight errant when he takes on two children trying to reach their mother in Laramie. They are being chased by a group of outlaws who want to return them to Mexico. A woman he adds on the way makes it feel like a family.

Director: Anton Leader | Stars: Lee J. Cobb, Doug McClure, Clu Gulager, Randy Boone

Votes: 38

27. Bones (2005–2017)
Episode: The Conspiracy in the Corpse (2014)

TV-14 | 44 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.5
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Booth is in prison after being framed for killing three FBI agents. Now it is up to Brennan, Sweets and the rest of the Jeffersonian team to find out who in the FBI is behind the Conspiracy.

Director: Ian Toynton | Stars: Emily Deschanel, David Boreanaz, Michaela Conlin, Tamara Taylor

Votes: 747

28. Seinfeld (1989–1998)
Episode: The Glasses (1993)

PG | 23 min | Comedy

8.5
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George loses his glasses at the health club.

Director: Tom Cherones | Stars: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander

Votes: 1,508

29. Combat! (1962–1967)

60 min | Action, Drama, War

8.4
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Combat!, a one-hour World War II drama series on television, followed a frontline American infantry squad as they battled their way across Europe. With mud-splattered realism, the show ... See full summary »

Stars: Vic Morrow, Rick Jason, Pierre Jalbert, Jack Hogan

Votes: 2,025

30. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: A Black Day for Mayberry (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.4
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Andy and Barney have to protect a shipment of gold which will be going through Mayberry on the way to Fort Knox. It's critical that they keep it a secret, but Barney spills the beans ... See full summary »

Director: Jeffrey Hayden | Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Frances Bavier

Votes: 172

31. 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: 10,828

32. Review (2014–2017)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

8.3
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A critic takes aim at intense real-life experiences in lieu of food or cinema. Fair game includes divorce, anonymous sex, and all manner of criminal activity.

Stars: Andrew Daly, Jessica St. Clair, Megan Stevenson, Michael Croner

Votes: 4,590

33. Home on the Range (2016 TV Movie)

Drama

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Add a Plot

Director: Ken Spurgeon | Stars: Buck Taylor, Rance Howard, Darby Hinton, Michael Martin Murphey

Votes: 6

34. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: A Long, Strange Trip (2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Romance

8.3
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An elderly man is brought into the ER after being mugged, and sees things as if it were the 1960s.

Director: Mimi Leder | Stars: Parminder Nagra, John Stamos, Linda Cardellini, Scott Grimes

Votes: 242

35. Angel (1999–2004)
Episode: Carpe Noctem (2001)

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

8.3
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An old man uses an ancient incantation to switch bodies with Angel.

Director: James A. Contner | Stars: David Boreanaz, Charisma Carpenter, Alexis Denisof, J. August Richards

Votes: 1,314

36. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Birthday (1974)

TV-G | 49 min | Drama, Family, Romance

8.3
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Grandpa has heart problems. Thinks he is going to die.

Director: Ivan Dixon | Stars: Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Ellen Corby

Votes: 47

37. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: The Rumor (1964)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.3
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Barney sees Andy and Helen in the jewelry store sneaking a kiss and tells everyone they are engaged. Aunt Bee redecorates Andy's room for a bride and throws a big surprise party for them.

Director: Coby Ruskin | Stars: Andy Griffith, Don Knotts, Ron Howard, Frances Bavier

Votes: 132

38. A Beautiful Mind (2001)

PG-13 | 135 min | Biography, Drama

8.2
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72 Metascore

After John Nash, a brilliant but asocial mathematician, accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly, Christopher Plummer

Votes: 778,866 | Gross: $170.74M

39. Chinatown (1974)

R | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.2
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92 Metascore

A private detective hired to expose an adulterer finds himself caught up in a web of deceit, corruption, and murder.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston, Perry Lopez

Votes: 268,713 | Gross: $29.20M

40. Babylon 5 (1994–1998)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.2
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In the mid 23rd Century, the Earth Alliance space station Babylon 5, located in neutral territory, is a major focal point for political intrigue, racial tensions and various wars over the course of five years.

Stars: Mira Furlan, Richard Biggs, Stephen Furst, Andreas Katsulas

Votes: 26,229

41. Happy Days (1974–1984)
Episode: Dance Contest (1976)

TV-G | 26 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.2
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Marion wants to join a dance contest but Howard and the kids think it's ridiculous. But she decides to enter with Fonzie and they spend their free time practicing. When she acts strangely because she's keeping it a secret from everybody, Howard wonders what's going on. And when Arnold who knows about it let's it slip that Marion is seeing someone else, Howard follows her. And when he sees her ... See full summary »

Director: Norm Gray | Stars: Ron Howard, Henry Winkler, Marion Ross, Anson Williams

Votes: 68

42. The Danny Thomas Show (1953–1965)
Episode: Danny Meets Andy Griffith (1960)

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.2
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Danny is arrested by Sheriff Andy Taylor for going through an unnoticed stop sign in the town of Mayberry.

Director: Sheldon Leonard | Stars: Danny Thomas, Marjorie Lord, Rusty Hamer, Angela Cartwright

Votes: 45

43. Diagnosis Murder (1993–2001)
Episode: Murder with Mirrors (1994)

60 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama

8.2
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Eddie Clark brings Mark Sloan tickets for his last show in the Magic Mansion with his traitorous partner Paul Madison, who intends to go solo and take all their tricks, leaving Clark ... See full summary »

Director: Anson Williams | Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Scott Baio, Victoria Rowell, Barry Van Dyke

Votes: 48

44. Two of a Kind (1998–1999)
Episode: Peeping Twins (1998)

TV-G | Comedy

8.2
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The twins see something sinister through their telescope while Kevin considers playing the saxophone again.

Director: Gil Junger | Stars: Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen, Christopher Sieber, Sally Wheeler

Votes: 16

45. Kung Fu (1972–1975)
Episode: The Hoots (1973)

51 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

8.2
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Caine befriends a group of Hutterites who are God-fearing and simple people yet fear contamination from outsiders. They are involved in a dispute over a nearby waterhole with cattlemen who fear that their sheep may infect the water.

Director: Robert Totten | Stars: David Carradine, Anthony Zerbe, Laurie Prange, Howard Da Silva

Votes: 63

46. Bones (2005–2017)
Episode: The Lance to the Heart (2014)

TV-14 | 44 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.2
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The team puts their beloved psychologist to rest. But before they can, they need his help to find his killer who can help them get even closer to who is behind the conspiracy.

Director: Dwight H. Little | Stars: Emily Deschanel, David Boreanaz, Michaela Conlin, Tamara Taylor

Votes: 543

47. Workaholics (2011–2017)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

8.1
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A single-camera comedy featuring three friends who work together as telemarketers from 9 to 5, and live together from 5 to 9.

Stars: Blake Anderson, Adam Devine, Anders Holm, Maribeth Monroe

Votes: 43,041

48. Quantum Leap (1989–1993)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.1
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Scientist Sam Beckett finds himself trapped in the past, "leaping" into the bodies of different people on a regular basis.

Stars: Scott Bakula, Dean Stockwell, Deborah Pratt, Dennis Wolfberg

Votes: 24,062

49. Cool Hand Luke (1967)

GP | 127 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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91 Metascore

A laid back Southern man is sentenced to two years in a rural prison, but refuses to conform.

Director: Stuart Rosenberg | Stars: Paul Newman, George Kennedy, Strother Martin, J.D. Cannon

Votes: 150,194

50. How to Marry a Millionaire (1957–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Romance

8.1
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Motherly Mike, ditzy but sexy Loco, and sensible Greta move to the big city to find themselves wealthy men to turn into husbands. After the first year Greta gets married with Gwen the new roommate in this syndicated series.

Stars: Merry Anders, Barbara Eden, Lori Nelson, Jimmy Cross

Votes: 46



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