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1. Scrooged (1988)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.0
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38 Metascore

A selfish, cynical television executive is haunted by three spirits bearing lessons on Christmas Eve.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Bill Murray, Karen Allen, John Forsythe, John Glover

Votes: 79,187 | Gross: $60.33M

2. Barney Miller (1975–1982)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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The Captain of the NYPD 12th Precinct and his staff handle the various local troubles and characters that come into the squad room.

Stars: Hal Linden, Abe Vigoda, Max Gail, Steve Landesberg

Votes: 4,370

3. Fantasy Island (1977–1984)

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

6.5
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Accounts of visitors to a unique resort island in the Pacific Ocean that can fulfill literally any fantasy requested, but rarely turn out as expected.

Stars: Ricardo Montalban, Hervé Villechaize, Christopher Hewett, Wendy Schaal

Votes: 6,205

4. The Wiz (1978)

G | 134 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

5.4
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An adaptation of "The Wizard of Oz" that tries to capture the essence of the African-American experience.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Nipsey Russell, Ted Ross

Votes: 12,968 | Gross: $21.05M

5. The Jeffersons (1975–1985)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.4
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A nouveau riche, African-American family who move into a luxury apartment building develop close, if occasionally fractious, relationships with other tenants.

Stars: Isabel Sanford, Sherman Hemsley, Marla Gibbs, Roxie Roker

Votes: 6,946

6. The Jerk (1979)

R | 94 min | Comedy

7.2
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61 Metascore

A simple minded, sheltered country boy suddenly decides to leave his family home to experience life in the big city, where his naivety is both his best friend, and worst enemy.

Director: Carl Reiner | Stars: Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters, Catlin Adams, Mabel King

Votes: 50,202 | Gross: $73.69M

7. Match Game 73 (1973–1982)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Game-Show

8.2
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The five-day-a-week syndicated successor to the popular CBS game show, where two could compete to match fill-in-the-blank phrases with those of the celebrities.

Stars: Gene Rayburn, Johnny Olson, Brett Somers, Richard Dawson

Votes: 1,570

8. Tales from the Darkside (1983–1988)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.5
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A horror anthology series where the viewer is taken through ghost stories, science fiction adventures, and creepy, unexplained events.

Stars: Paul Sparer, Catherine Battistone, John Marzilli, Karen Shallo

Votes: 5,085

9. Wiseguy (1987–2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Vinnie Terranova does time in a New Jersey penitentiary to set up his undercover role as an agent for the OCB (Organized Crime Bureau) of the United States. His roots in a traditional ... See full summary »

Stars: Jonathan Banks, Jim Byrnes, Ken Wahl, Dwight Koss

Votes: 1,878

10. Amazing Stories (1985–1987)

PG | 30 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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Truly amazing, fantastical, funny, and odd, and sometimes scary, sad, and endearing stories are portrayed. Many famous actors, actresses, and directors made guest appearances.

Stars: Charles Durning, Douglas Seale, Louis Giambalvo, Sharon Spelman

Votes: 4,688

11. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)

Not Rated | 24 min | Comedy

6.9
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A trio of black youths learn about life, love, friendship, credit cards, gambling, and a variety of other things while growing up in an inner city.

Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Danielle Spencer, Fred Berry

Votes: 2,731

12. The Colbys (1985–1987)

60 min | Drama

6.0
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This spin-off of Dynasty (1981) featured the adventures of Jeff and Fallon Colby in California.

Stars: Charlton Heston, John James, Katharine Ross, Emma Samms

Votes: 763

13. The Master (1984)

60 min | Adventure, Drama, Action

4.5
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An aging American ninja master and his headstrong young apprentice search for the elder man's daughter.

Stars: Lee Van Cleef, Timothy Van Patten, Shô Kosugi, Cynthia Lea Clark

Votes: 1,202

14. Whiz Kids (1983–1984)

60 min | Adventure

6.9
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The adventures of a group of young kids who are amateur computer experts and detectives.

Stars: Matthew Labyorteaux, Todd Porter, Jeffrey Jacquet, Andrea Elson

Votes: 304

15. Match Game PM (1975–1981)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show

7.9
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A high-stakes version of the classic game show, hosted by Gene Rayburn. A group of celebrities would be given a sentence with a missing word, which they would then have to fill in. The ... See full summary »

Stars: Gene Rayburn, Johnny Olson, Brett Somers, Charles Nelson Reilly

Votes: 358

16. ABC Weekend Specials (1977–1995)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

7.9
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A youth anthology series focusing primarily on adaptations of children's literature.

Stars: Willie Tyler, Frank Welker, Hal Smith, Janet Waldo

Votes: 219

17. Ganja & Hess (1973)

R | 110 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.2
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After being stabbed with an ancient, germ-infested knife, a doctor's assistant finds himself with an insatiable desire for blood.

Director: Bill Gunn | Stars: Duane Jones, Marlene Clark, Bill Gunn, Sam L. Waymon

Votes: 1,183 | Gross: $0.02M

18. The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings (1976)

PG | 110 min | Comedy, Sport

6.9
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Tired of the slave-like treatment of his team's owner, charismatic star Negro League pitcher Bingo Long takes to the road with his band of barnstormers through the small towns of the Midwest in the 1930's.

Director: John Badham | Stars: Billy Dee Williams, James Earl Jones, Richard Pryor, Rico Dawson

Votes: 1,507

19. The Jerk, Too (1984 TV Movie)

95 min | Comedy

2.6
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Navin Johnson sets out to travel to Los Angeles to attend the wedding of his pen pal, Marie, but is sidetracked by the leader of a gang of hobos who takes him to Las Vegas when learning of Navin's skill at playing cards.

Director: Michael Schultz | Stars: Mark Blankfield, Ray Walston, Robert Sampson, Patricia Barry

Votes: 238

20. The $10,000 Pyramid (1973–1991)

TV-PG | 30 min | Game-Show

6.8
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Two contestants, each with a celebrity partner, must guess words from their partners' clues; then the roles are reversed. Winners face the pyramid.

Stars: Dick Clark, Bob Clayton, Soupy Sales, Jack Clark

Votes: 373

21. Lottery! (1983–1984)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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A lottery representative and his IRS partner meet various winners across the country to present the prizes and change their lives.

Stars: Marshall Colt, Ben Murphy, Brendon Boone, Joe Colligan

Votes: 147

22. Palmerstown, U.S.A. (1980–1981)

60 min | Drama, Family

6.5
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In Depression-era South, Booker T. Freeman and David Hall become best friends, despite different racial backgrounds. Booker's dad Luther is the local blacksmith, W.D. Hall the grocer, with the families becoming close, due to the boys.

Stars: Jonelle Allen, Beeson Carroll, Bill Duke, Janice St. John

Votes: 46

23. The Gong Show Movie (1980)

R | 89 min | Comedy

4.2
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A week in the life of "The Gong Show" host and creator Chuck Barris who lives through a series of outrageous competitors, stressful situations, a nervous breakdown and other comical ... See full summary »

Director: Chuck Barris | Stars: Chuck Barris, Robin Altman, Brian O'Mullin, Jack Bernardi

Votes: 710 | Gross: $6.62M

24. Scott Joplin (1977 TV Movie)

PG | 96 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.7
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Details the life story of Scott Joplin and how he became the greatest ragtime composer of all time.

Director: Jeremy Kagan | Stars: Billy Dee Williams, Clifton Davis, Margaret Avery, Eubie Blake

Votes: 212

25. Dead Men Don't Die (1990)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

4.1
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A reporter investigating a drug dealing ring is murdered. Brought back to life by the voodoo spell of a cleaning woman, he goes after his killers.

Director: Malcolm Marmorstein | Stars: Elliott Gould, Melissa Sue Anderson, Mark Moses, Mabel King

Votes: 236

26. The Wiz (1983 Video)

45 min | Fantasy, Musical

6.7
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An adaptation of "The Wizard of Oz" that tries to capture the essence of the African-American experience.

Director: Susan Simmons | Stars: Tasha Thomas, Stephanie Mills, Ralph Wilcox, Evelyn Thomas

Votes: 81

27. Don't Play Us Cheap (1973)

Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.3
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Film version of Melvin Van Peebles' Broadway musical. A pair of devil-bats take human form and crash a Harlem house party in an attempt to break it up. But somehow, their attempts to ruin the party fail.

Director: Melvin Van Peebles | Stars: Thomas Anderson, Jay Van Leer, Robert Dunn, Mabel King

Votes: 190

28. Getting Over (1981)

PG | 108 min | Comedy, Music

6.0
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This tuneful drama features the rock group Love Machine as it tells the tale of a record promoter hired by a crooked producer to fulfill affirmative action quotas. It is the hard-working, ... See full summary »

Director: Bernie Rollins | Stars: John Daniels, Gwen Briscoe, Paulette Gibson, Sandra Sully

Votes: 7

29. Black Vampire (1988)

90 min | Horror

3.1
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Director: Lawrence Jordan | Stars: Betty Barney, Bill Gunn, John Hoffmeister, Leonard Jackson

Votes: 20

30. All-Star Party for 'Dutch' Reagan (1985 TV Special)

60 min | Comedy, Music

5.7
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A televised event in honor of the 40th president, Ronald Reagan, the year he was sworn in for his second term of office.

Director: Dick McDonough | Stars: Edie Adams, Steve Allen, June Allyson, Leon Ames

Votes: 27

31. Love Is Not Enough (1979)

X | Adult

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Stars: Jan Claude, Cynthia Kolb, Martin Long, Pat Manning

32. The 22nd Annual Tony Awards (1968 TV Special)

Family

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Tony Award is the popular name of award, annually awarded for achievements in area of the American theatre, including a musical theatre. Complete official name of bonus - "Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre".

Director: Stan Harris | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Peter Ustinov, George Abbott, David Atkinson

Votes: 36

33. American Film Institute Comedy Special (1987 TV Special)

60 min | Comedy, Family

8.6
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Director: Peter Baldwin | Stars: Beverly Archer, Kaye Ballard, Jason Bateman, Orson Bean

Votes: 5

34. ABC Weekend Specials (1977–1995)
Episode: All the Money in the World (1983)

TV-Y | Animation, Short, Adventure

6.1
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A young boy gets a wish from a leprechaun, and wishes for all the money in the world. He then learns about the real-life ramifications of such a wish.

Director: Marc Daniels | Stars: Robert Carnegie, Kim Hamilton, Nyles Harris, Mabel King

Votes: 24

35. Tales from the Darkside (1983–1988)
Episode: Baker's Dozen (1986)

TV-14 | 23 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.9
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Elderly cookie baker Ruby Cuzzins teams up with ad exec Henry Hogan to profit from her baking skills with a plan that includes greed, spousal abuse, and voodoo.

Director: John Harrison | Stars: Mabel King, Larry Manetti, Vernon Washington, Therese Pare

Votes: 148

36. Fantasy Island (1977–1984)
Episode: Basin Street/The Devil's Triangle (1981)

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

7.4
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Mediocre jazz trumpeter Charlie Raines wants to play in the early New Orleans style and goes back in the actual era; and Kerry Dawson and her two suitors Tom and Clay tackle a mysterious dangerous section of the ocean.

Director: George W. Brooks | Stars: Ricardo Montalban, Hervé Villechaize, Christopher Connelly, Mabel King

Votes: 30

37. Fantasy Island (1977–1984)
Episode: Bet a Million/Mr. Irresistible (1978)

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

6.9
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Fred and Joan Wade gamble everything they own on their dream of building a grand resort hotel; and nondescript Chuck Huffman wants to be ultra-attractive to every woman who sees him.

Directors: Cliff Bole, John Newland | Stars: Ricardo Montalban, Hervé Villechaize, Henry Gibson, Jane Powell

Votes: 51

38. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: Bill Gets Married (1977)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.3
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Dee has a hard time accepting her father's decision to remarry.

Director: Dick Harwood | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Shirley Hemphill

Votes: 21

39. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: Black and White Blues (1977)

TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy

7.2
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Roger, Rerun, & Dwayne borrow the church raffle's grand prize color TV set and then drop it.

Director: Mark Warren | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Shirley Hemphill

Votes: 19

40. Wiseguy (1987–2009)
Episode: Blood Dance (1988)

TV-14 | 48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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After rejecting an offer to finance a coup d'etat in the Caribbean, Mel Profitt becomes obsessed with a supposed voodoo death curse, and Vinnie, horrified, can only watch as Mel's personality begins to disintegrate.

Director: Kim Manners | Stars: Ken Wahl, Jonathan Banks, Jim Byrnes, William Russ

Votes: 35

41. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: Christmas (1976)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

8.2
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Mama finally gets off for Christmas, but the kids daddy made plans for them to be with him

Director: Hal Alexander | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Danielle Spencer

Votes: 29

42. Barney Miller (1975–1982)
Episode: Computer Crime (1979)

TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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A computer firm has difficulty retrieving embezzled funds. An educated young man claims to be under the influence of a voodoo curse.

Director: Max Gail | Stars: Hal Linden, Max Gail, Ron Glass, Jack Soo

Votes: 49

43. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: Dee's First Date (1978)

TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy

7.7
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Roger couldn't be happier about Dee's first date, the boyfriend has a gorgeous sister.

Director: Mark Warren | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Shirley Hemphill

Votes: 26

44. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: Diplomatic Immunity (1978)

TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy

7.7
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A hit and run driver dents the car that Rerun "borrowed" from his brother-in-law.

Director: Mark Warren | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Shirley Hemphill

Votes: 20

45. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: Doobie or Not Doobie: Part 1 (1978)

TV-PG | 26 min | Comedy

8.5
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Raj, Rerun, & Dwayne are desperate to see the Doobie Brothers in concert. Rerun gets roped into illegally recording the concert.

Director: Mark Warren | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Shirley Hemphill

Votes: 38

46. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: Doobie or Not Doobie: Part 2 (1978)

TV-PG | 26 min | Comedy

8.0
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A bully makes the boys put together a tape of the Doobie Brothers concert.

Director: Mark Warren | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Shirley Hemphill

Votes: 26

47. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
Episode: Dwayne's Dilemma (1977)

TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy

7.8
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Dwayne's new girlfriend has a jealous ex, who wants to fight Dwayne.

Director: Dick Harwood | Stars: Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, Fred Berry, Danielle Spencer

Votes: 27

48. The Mike Douglas Show (1961–1982)
Episode: Episode #16.147 (1977)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Joey Bishop is co-host. Guests are "What's Happening" actress Mabel King, comedian Corbett Monica, The Preservation Hall Jazz Band, and linguistic expert Dr. Ben Crane.

Stars: Joey Bishop, Mike Douglas, Mabel King, Corbett Monica

49. The Mike Douglas Show (1961–1982)
Episode: Episode #16.169 (1977)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Stars: Jacqueline Bisset, Mike Douglas, Jamie Farr, Mabel King

50. The Mike Douglas Show (1961–1982)
Episode: Episode #16.188 (1977)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Stars: Vic Damone, Mike Douglas, Barbara Howar, Ron Howard



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