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1. Amos 'n' Andy: Anatomy of a Controversy (1983 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

8.2
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The history of the television version of "Amos and Andy" and the public outcry to cancel it.

Director: Stanley Sheff | Stars: George Kirby, Freeman F. Gosden, Charles J. Correll, Tim Moore

Votes: 92

2. That's My Mama (1974–1975)
Episode: The Birthday Party (1975)

30 min | Comedy

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Leonard's birthday gift to his mother-in-law Mama of a burial plot brings her celebration to a halt. Clifton is particularly upset with his brother-in-law's gesture because he must think of a future without his parent.

Director: Arnold Margolin | Stars: Clifton Davis, Theresa Merritt, Teddy Wilson, Ted Lange

3. That's My Mama (1974–1975)

30 min | Comedy

6.8
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Clifton likes being a barber in Washington, D.C., where he works in the business started by his father. He also enjoys being single, but his widowed mama Eloise has other ideas, and wants ... See full summary »

Stars: Clifton Davis, Theresa Merritt, Ted Lange, Teddy Wilson

Votes: 337

4. That's My Mama (1974–1975)
Episode: Clifton's Sugar Mama (1974)

30 min | Comedy

8.3
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A rich, old friend of Mama's comes to town. Clifton used to call her "Auntie" Melvina when he was 3 years old. But Clifton is a grown man now and "Auntie" Melvina is a sexy 'Cougar' looking to have some fun with him while in town.

Director: Bob LaHendro | Stars: Clifton Davis, Theresa Merritt, Teddy Wilson, Lynne Moody

Votes: 9

5. The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie (1972–1974)

60 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.3
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The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie - renamed The New Saturday Superstar Movie in its second season - is a series of one-hour animated TV-movies (some of which also contained live action), ... See full summary »

Stars: Don Messick, Joan Gerber, John Stephenson, Richard Long

Votes: 73

6. Love, American Style (1969–1974)
Episode: Love and the Bachelor Party/Love and the Latin Lover/Love and the Old-Fashioned Father/Love and the Test of Manhood (1972)

60 min | Comedy, Romance

7.2
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In "Love and the Old-Fashioned Father", a teen (Kristina Holland) wants permission to go away with her hippie boyfriend.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna, Richard Kinon | Stars: Brenda Benet, Tom Bosley, Jack Burns, Jack Carter

Votes: 13

7. The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie (1972–1974)
Episode: Willie Mays and the Say-Hey Kid (1972)

60 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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Fantasy cartoon story revolving around New York Giants outfielder Willie Mays, who is promised by an unconventional angel the chance to make his famed miracle catch, if he agrees to become ... See full summary »

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr. | Stars: Willie Mays, Tina Andrews, Paul Frees, Ernestine Wade

Votes: 18

8. Love, American Style (1969–1974)

60 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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An anthology comedy series featuring a line up of different celebrity guest stars appearing in anywhere from one, two, three, and four short stories or vignettes within an hour about versions of love and romance.

Stars: Stuart Margolin, Barbara Minkus, William Callaway, Mary Grover

Votes: 1,640

9. Hey, Hey, Hey, It's Fat Albert (1969 TV Movie)

30 min | Animation, Family

6.6
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The first appearance of Fat Albert. This special inspired the creation of the series "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids". The plot was based on the 'go-kart skit' from Bill Cosby's 1966 album 'Wonderfulness'.

Director: Ken Mundie | Stars: Bill Cosby, Steven Cheatham, Ernestine Wade, Solomon Young

Votes: 64

10. Julia (1968–1971)
Episode: The Undergraduate (1969)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy

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Julia hires an undergraduate as a mother's helper.

Director: Coby Ruskin | Stars: Diahann Carroll, Lloyd Nolan, Marc Copage, Michael Link

11. Julia (1968–1971)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy

7.7
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Julia Baker is a young African-American woman working as a nurse. She is also a widow (her husband died in Vietnam) trying to raise a young son alone.

Stars: Diahann Carroll, Lloyd Nolan, Marc Copage, Michael Link

Votes: 411

12. Family Affair (1966–1971)
Episode: Somebody Upstairs (1967)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.6
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Someone new moves into the apartment building where the Davis' live, and it is a Broadway star. Buffy and Jody can't keep their eyes off her.

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Brian Keith, Sebastian Cabot, Kathy Garver, Anissa Jones

Votes: 14

13. Family Affair (1966–1971)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

6.8
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Bill's comfortable lifestyle must change when he receives a group of unexpected, long-term, guests.

Stars: Brian Keith, Kathy Garver, Anissa Jones, Johnny Whitaker

Votes: 1,857

14. Critic's Choice (1963)

Approved | 100 min | Comedy

5.9
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Parker Ballantine is a New York theater critic and his wife writes a play that may or may not be very good. Now Parker must either get out of reviewing the play or cause the breakup of his marriage.

Director: Don Weis | Stars: Bob Hope, Lucille Ball, Marilyn Maxwell, Rip Torn

Votes: 752

15. The Untouchables (1959–1963)
Episode: The Nero Rankin Story (1961)

52 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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Although Eliot Ness and the Untouchables managed to destroy the Underground Court, they have yet to make a dent against the Syndicate, which has re-grouped and continues to operate. They ... See full summary »

Director: Stuart Rosenberg | Stars: Robert Stack, Will Kuluva, John Dehner, Joanna Moore

Votes: 39

16. High Time (1960)

103 min | Comedy, Musical

6.2
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Widower and hamburger restaurateur Harvey Howard decides to go to college at 51 years of age. Resisting the easy path, he insists on not receiving preferential treatment, and lives in a ... See full summary »

Director: Blake Edwards | Stars: Bing Crosby, Fabian, Tuesday Weld, Nicole Maurey

Votes: 530

17. The Untouchables (1959–1963)

50 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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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: 2,099

18. The Guns of Fort Petticoat (1957)

Approved | 82 min | Action, Romance, War

6.4
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Union Army deserter, Lt. Hewitt, trains a rag tag band of all-female homesteaders to defend themselves against a Comanche tribe on the warpath.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Audie Murphy, Kathryn Grant, Hope Emerson, Jeff Donnell

Votes: 981

19. Bernardine (1957)

95 min | Comedy, Musical

5.8
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High school students enter a fictional woman's name (Bernardine Mudd) in a contest. The contestant wins and hilarity ensues.

Director: Henry Levin | Stars: Pat Boone, Terry Moore, Janet Gaynor, Dean Jagger

Votes: 203

20. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.2
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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: 248

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

30 min | Western, Adventure

7.2
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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: 164

22. Three Violent People (1956)

Approved | 100 min | Western

6.3
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When Confederate officer Colt Saunders returns to his Texas ranch after the war he finds his lands wanted by carpetbaggers and by corrupt provisional government commissioners Harrison and Cable.

Director: Rudolph Maté | Stars: Charlton Heston, Anne Baxter, Gilbert Roland, Tom Tryon

Votes: 1,121

23. The Girl He Left Behind (1956)

Not Rated | 103 min | Comedy, Drama

5.4
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Privileged college student Andy Shaeffer is a mama's boy who flunks out of school and is drafted by the army where he becomes a real man, to the astonishment of everyone.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Tab Hunter, Natalie Wood, Jessie Royce Landis, Jim Backus

Votes: 326

24. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)
Episode: Sizeman and Son (1956)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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The happy atmosphere in Mr. Sizeman's factory is disrupted by an argumentative newcomer - his son.

Director: Vincent J. Donehue | Stars: Richard Joy, Eddie Cantor, Farley Granger, Mona Freeman

25. The Adventures of Jim Bowie (1956–1958)
Episode: The Return of the Alcibiade (1956)

30 min | Western, Adventure

6.4
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An expensive gift that Jim bought for his mother for Christmas is stolen, and he sets off after the thief to get it back.

Director: Lewis R. Foster | Stars: Scott Forbes, Ramsay Hill, Peter Walker, Judi Meredith

Votes: 7

26. The Amos 'n Andy Show (1951–1953)
Episode: Andy the Godfather (1955)

30 min | Comedy

8.6
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Amos' daughter has a crush on a boy who does not give her "the time of day." As her godfather Andy intervenes.

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Alvin Childress, Spencer Williams, Tim Moore, Ernestine Wade

Votes: 8

27. The Amos 'n Andy Show (1951–1953)
Episode: Kingfish Teaches Andy to Fly (1955)

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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Andy falls for another pretty girl. Kingfish convinces him that to make it with the girl, he should learn to fly a plane. While taking his girl in a simulated flight, disaster ensues.

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Alvin Childress, Spencer Williams, Tim Moore, Ernestine Wade

Votes: 10

28. The Amos 'n Andy Show (1951–1953)
Episode: Second Honeymoon (1955)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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After twenty-five years of marriage, Kingfish and Sapphire's second honeymoon plans may result in divorce.

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Alvin Childress, Spencer Williams, Tim Moore, Ernestine Wade

Votes: 7

29. The Amos 'n Andy Show (1951–1953)
Episode: Story of the Invisible Glass (1955)

30 min | Comedy

9.4
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Kingfish has an opportunity to reap a huge profit from some shares of stock in Consolidated Glass Company that he bought years ago. Trouble is, he subsequently sold the shares to Andy, and now he has to figure out how to get them back.

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Alvin Childress, Spencer Williams, Tim Moore, Ernestine Wade

Votes: 12

30. The Amos 'n Andy Show (1951–1953)
Episode: The Chinchilla Business (1955)

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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Andy's girlfriend wants a fur coat but he only has $50. As it happens the Kingfish needs $50 to repay Mama for an operation he had 8 or 9 years ago as she wants to go into business. ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Alvin Childress, Spencer Williams, Tim Moore, Ernestine Wade

Votes: 16

31. The Amos 'n Andy Show (1951–1953)
Episode: The Girl at the Station (1955)

30 min | Comedy

7.6
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At a railroad station, a pretty girl mistakes Kingfish for her uncle. A news photographer snaps a photo of her hugging him. The photo appears on the newspaper's front page, infuriating Sapphire.

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Alvin Childress, Spencer Williams, Tim Moore, Ernestine Wade

Votes: 8

32. The Amos 'n Andy Show (1951–1953)
Episode: The Insurance Policy (1955)

30 min | Comedy

8.6
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After failing an insurance policy medical exam, the Kingfish exploits the sympathies of Andy, Sapphire, and lodge brothers, whom mistakenly believe that he has only three weeks left to live.

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Alvin Childress, Spencer Williams, Tim Moore, Ernestine Wade

Votes: 7

33. The Amos 'n Andy Show (1951–1953)
Episode: The Kingfish Becomes a Press Agent (1955)

30 min | Comedy

8.8
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Andy and Calhoun assist the Kingfish in scamming an upscale hotel into contracting his services as a press agent.

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Alvin Childress, Spencer Williams, Tim Moore, Ernestine Wade

Votes: 8

34. The Amos 'n Andy Show (1951–1953)
Episode: The Kingfish Gets Amnesia (1955)

30 min | Comedy

8.6
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Kingfish asks Andy to let him hold $50 as a way to show people he is honest. When debtors come to collect money owed them Kingfish uses all $50. Later, when Andy comes to get his money Kingfish feigns amnesia.

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Alvin Childress, Spencer Williams, Tim Moore, Ernestine Wade

Votes: 9

35. The Amos 'n Andy Show (1951–1953)
Episode: The Meal Ticket (1955)

Comedy

7.7
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Noticing that most of his friends eat their meals out and use a meal ticket for each month the Kingfish decides to sell them meal tickets and feed them at his place. Of course he has to ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Alvin Childress, Spencer Williams, Tim Moore, Ernestine Wade

Votes: 6

36. The Amos 'n Andy Show (1951–1953)
Episode: The Uranium Mine (1955)

30 min | Comedy

8.1
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It's the atomic age so the Kingfish convinces Andy that the swamp he bought has Uranium on it and is worth a fortune.

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Alvin Childress, Spencer Williams, Tim Moore, Ernestine Wade

Votes: 9

37. The Amos 'n Andy Show (1951–1953)
Episode: Andy Gets Married (1953)

Comedy

8.7
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Andy agrees to marry a woman until Amos introduces him to his new neighbor after which Andy tries to break off his relationship with his fiance.

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Alvin Childress, Spencer Williams, Tim Moore, Ernestine Wade

Votes: 6

38. The Amos 'n Andy Show (1951–1953)
Episode: Kingfish Goes to Work (1953)

30 min | Comedy

7.6
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Kingfish gets a job at a college. When he finds the work too hard he hires Andy with the understanding he is working towards a degree.

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Alvin Childress, Spencer Williams, Tim Moore, Ernestine Wade

Votes: 8

39. The Amos 'n Andy Show (1951–1953)
Episode: Leroy's Suits (1953)

30 min | Comedy

8.2
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Kingfish and Andy agree to hold a clearance sale on some suits that one of Kingfish's relatives wants to get rid of. Lighnin' writes down the wrong address, though, and the boys get in hot ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Alvin Childress, Spencer Williams, Tim Moore, Ernestine Wade

Votes: 10

40. The Amos 'n Andy Show (1951–1953)
Episode: Mr. Jackson Comes to Town (1953)

30 min | Comedy

8.0
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Sapphire hires a man to portray her old flame in order to make Kingfish jealous. Kingfish tries everything he can to keep his marriage intact.

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Alvin Childress, Spencer Williams, Tim Moore, Ernestine Wade

Votes: 9

41. The Amos 'n Andy Show (1951–1953)
Episode: Sapphire's Sister (1953)

30 min | Comedy

7.0
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Sapphire's sister, Hortense, moves in, so Kingfish tries to pawn her off on Andy, in order to get her out of the apartment.

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Alvin Childress, Spencer Williams, Tim Moore, Ernestine Wade

Votes: 7

42. The Amos 'n Andy Show (1951–1953)
Episode: Seeing Is Believing (1953)

30 min | Comedy

8.2
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When circumstantial evidence indicates that George is seeing another woman, Sapphire takes Mama's advice by faking an affair with Andy, in hopes of making George jealous.

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Alvin Childress, Spencer Williams, Tim Moore, Ernestine Wade

Votes: 9

43. The Amos 'n Andy Show (1951–1953)
Episode: Superfine Brush (1953)

30 min | Comedy

8.4
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After Sapphire gets the Kingfish a brush-selling job, he tricks Andy into doing the work for him, without pay.

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Alvin Childress, Spencer Williams, Tim Moore, Ernestine Wade

Votes: 8

44. The Amos 'n Andy Show (1951–1953)
Episode: The Adoption (1953)

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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Sapphire and the Kingfish want to adopt a child. Kingfish tries to scam the adoption agency into believing he is a man of means.

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Alvin Childress, Spencer Williams, Tim Moore, Ernestine Wade

Votes: 9

45. The Amos 'n Andy Show (1951–1953)
Episode: The Ballet Tickets (1953)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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Kingfish finds a wallet. The owner tells the police his pocket was picked and that the wallet contained $245 and ballet tickets. The police show up at the ballet and arrest Sapphire and Mama whom Kingfish had given the tickets.

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Alvin Childress, Spencer Williams, Tim Moore, Ernestine Wade

Votes: 9

46. The Amos 'n Andy Show (1951–1953)
Episode: The Birthday Card (1953)

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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It's Kingfish's birthday and when Sapphire discovers that her husband has received a birthday card from a secret feminine admirer she goes into a jealous rage. Desperate to keep his wife ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Alvin Childress, Spencer Williams, Tim Moore, Ernestine Wade

Votes: 8

47. The Amos 'n Andy Show (1951–1953)
Episode: The Convention (1953)

30 min | Comedy

8.4
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Kingfish, his lodge brothers and Sapphire's auxiliary attend a convention. When they arrive Kingfish gives his money to a man claiming to be from the Protection Committee. Later, when he ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Alvin Childress, Spencer Williams, Tim Moore, Ernestine Wade

Votes: 7

48. The Amos 'n Andy Show (1951–1953)
Episode: The Girl Upstairs (1953)

30 min | Comedy

8.1
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After finding a diary that Sapphire is keeping for the teenage girl upstairs, Kingfish comes under the impression that his wife is running off with a younger man.

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Alvin Childress, Spencer Williams, Tim Moore, Ernestine Wade

Votes: 7

49. The Amos 'n Andy Show (1951–1953)
Episode: The Kingfish Buys a Chair (1953)

30 min | Comedy

8.4
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The Kingfish and Andy strike it rich when a chair they accidentally buy at auction turns out to be stuffed with $100,000.

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Alvin Childress, Spencer Williams, Tim Moore, Ernestine Wade

Votes: 8

50. The Amos 'n Andy Show (1951–1953)
Episode: The Kingfish Finds His Future (1953)

30 min | Comedy

8.1
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Feeling he's a failure at life, the Kingfish decides to take a series of aptitude tests to determine what his career should be.

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Alvin Childress, Spencer Williams, Tim Moore, Ernestine Wade

Votes: 9



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