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1. R3 (1964– )
Episode: It's Better to Know (1965)

Drama, Sci-Fi

9.1
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Boult, a man used to dealing with things and ideas, not with people, finds himself facing a military interrogator.

Director: Michael Leeston-Smith | Stars: John Robinson, Oliver Reed, Michael Hawkins, Bernard Archard

Votes: 18

2. BBC Sunday-Night Play (1960–1963)

60 min | Drama

9.0
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Stars: Brian Rix, Joby Blanshard, Cyril Luckham, John Bennett

Votes: 48

3. Spy Trap (1972–1975)

45 min | Drama

8.7
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Stars: Paul Daneman, Prentis Hancock, Julian Glover, Michael Gwynn

Votes: 6

4. R3 (1964– )

50 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.6
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The adventures of the staff of Research Centre Number Three (R3), headed by director Sir Michael Gerrard, and its trouble-shooting department the Consultancy Service, run by Philip Boult. ... See full summary »

Stars: John Robinson, Oliver Reed, Michael Hawkins, Elizabeth Sellars

Votes: 49

5. Doctor Who (1963–1989)

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

8.4
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The adventures in time and space of the Doctor, a Time Lord who changes appearance and personality by regenerating when near death, and is joined by companions in battles against aliens and other megalomaniacs.

Stars: William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker

Votes: 33,351

6. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: A Close Run Thing (1977)

TV-PG | Adventure, Drama, Romance

8.4
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James and Letty are to be married on board ship by Captain Baines but this nearly does not happen when a group of shanghaied sailors attempt to overwhelm them, the plan being foiled by ... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Alwyn | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Brian Rawlinson

Votes: 7

7. Strange Report (1969–1970)

60 min | Drama, Mystery

8.3
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Retired Scotland Yard commissioner Adam Strange investigates bizarre mysteries in "Swinging Sixties" London.

Stars: Anthony Quayle, Kaz Garas, Anneke Wills, Charles Lloyd Pack

Votes: 113

8. The Great Escape (1963)

Not Rated | 172 min | Adventure, Drama, History

8.2
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Allied prisoners of war plan for several hundred of their number to escape from a German camp during World War II.

Director: John Sturges | Stars: Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, Charles Bronson

Votes: 206,813 | Gross: $12.10M

9. The Avengers (1961–1969)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.2
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A quirky spy show of the adventures of eccentrically suave British Agent John Steed (Patrick Macnee) and his predominately female partners.

Stars: Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, Honor Blackman, Linda Thorson

Votes: 5,959

10. The Informer (1966–1967)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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Disgraced (and now released from prison) ex lawyer, uses his accumulated knowledge to earn a living from both sides of the law.

Stars: Ian Hendry, Neil Hallett, Jean Marsh, Heather Sears

Votes: 23

11. Strange Report (1969–1970)
Episode: Report 0649: Skeleton - Let Sleeping Heroes Lie (1969)

60 min | Drama, Mystery

8.2
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The remains of a Blitz victim found while clearing a site reveal the man was murdered first. Strange and his cohorts try to solve the nearly thirty years old case, but unexpected official resistance complicates things.

Director: Peter Medak | Stars: Anthony Quayle, Kaz Garas, Anneke Wills, Eric Portman

Votes: 10

12. The Persuaders! (1971–1972)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.1
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Two worlds collide when the titled Englishman, Lord Brett Sinclair, and the Bronx-raised, self-made American Danny Wilde, reluctantly join forces to right wrongs, and to protect the innocent.

Stars: Tony Curtis, Roger Moore, Laurence Naismith, Juliet Harmer

Votes: 4,236

13. Villains (1972– )

60 min | Drama

8.1
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An anthology series of dramas looking at the criminal classes.

Stars: David Daker, William Marlowe, Tom Adams, Martin Shaw

Votes: 19

14. The Persuaders! (1971–1972)
Episode: Greensleeves (1971)

52 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.1
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The noble, yet abandoned manor of Greensleeves is strangely restored unbeknownst to its rightful owner, Lord Brett Sinclair, who now needs to impersonate himself to get to the bottom of the mystery.

Director: David Greene | Stars: Tony Curtis, Roger Moore, Rosemary Nicols, Cy Grant

Votes: 198

15. Lovejoy (1986–1994)
Episode: The Black Virgin of Vladimir (2 of 2) (1991)

50 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.1
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Lovejoy colludes with rich American widow and a Japanese businessman to con the Greek antiques dealer who conned them.

Director: Francis Megahy | Stars: Ian McShane, Chris Jury, Dudley Sutton, Linda Gray

Votes: 36

16. No Hiding Place (1959–1967)

60 min | Crime

8.0
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Tales of Scotland Yard centering on a detective team. A sort of half-way house between Dixon of Dock Green and 'Z' Cars. The detectives are still 1950s style with good elecution and ... See full summary »

Stars: Raymond Francis, Eric Lander, Johnny Briggs, Michael McStay

Votes: 47

17. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: A Long Way Home (1980)

TV-PG | Adventure, Drama, Romance

8.0
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Max Van Der Rheede is imprisoned and James is free. He beats Samuel to the contract of transporting nitrate and sets sail with his first cargo. Against his orders Margarita accompanies him.... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Christopher Douglas

Votes: 6

18. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Liverpool Bound (1979)

TV-PG | Adventure, Drama, Romance

8.0
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Returning from the Mediterranean with Letty aboard, James comes across Egyptologist Professor Dawson and his daughter Emma, who is clearly ill, adrift in a small boat. The professor has a ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Jill Gascoine

Votes: 6

19. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: The Trade Winds (1977)

TV-PG | Adventure, Drama, Romance

8.0
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Having exposed Macauley's insurance scam, James proposes to Letty, who accepts. Daniel also returns to Liverpool, now a very wealthy man. Robert considers opening a department store and ... See full summary »

Director: Geraint Morris | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Brian Rawlinson

Votes: 6

20. UFO (1970–1973)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Sci-Fi

7.9
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The missions of the Supreme Headquarters Alien Defence Organization, which defends Earth from extra-terrestrial threats.

Stars: Ed Bishop, Dolores Mantez, Michael Billington, Ayshea Brough

Votes: 2,496

21. Lovejoy (1986–1994)

50 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.9
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Lovejoy is an irresistible rogue with a keen eye for antiques. The part-time detective scours the murky salerooms, auction halls and stately homes of Britain, always on the lookout for a find.

Stars: Ian McShane, Dudley Sutton, Chris Jury, Phyllis Logan

Votes: 2,515

22. West Country Tales (1982–1983)

25 min | Horror

7.8
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West Country Tales was an early 1980s supernatural drama series based on real-life experiences sent in by viewers in response to a BBC appeal. Of the hundreds of letters received, 13 stories were selected and turned into TV scripts.

Stars: Keith Barron, Jack Watson, Brian Jennings, Martyn Townsend

Votes: 32

23. The Pyrates (1986 TV Movie)

Comedy

7.8
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A swashbuckling dramatisation of George Macdonald Fraser's book The Pyrates. A tale of adventure and romance on the high seas.

Director: Andrew Gosling | Stars: Marcus Gilbert, Jane Snowden, Tom Adams, Josette Simon

Votes: 8

24. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: A Sea of Troubles (1978)

TV-PG | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.8
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James learns of Charlotte's situation but refuses permission for her to marry William, whom he regards as worthless, and sends her out of Liverpool to have her child. He also encourages ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Mary Webster

Votes: 5

25. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: The Fortune Hunters (1978)

TV-PG | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.8
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Newly elected to Parliament Daniel joins with Elizabeth to prevent William from selling the Frazer Line to an apparent consortium, actually a front for Beaumont. To take his mind off his ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Mary Webster

Votes: 5

26. Madigan (1972–1973)
Episode: The Lisbon Beat (1973)

75 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Madigan is in pursuit of a prisoner who is freed in a hijacking.

Director: Boris Sagal | Stars: Richard Widmark, Peter Vaughan, Damien Thomas, Weston Gavin

Votes: 9

27. UFO (1970–1973)
Episode: The Psychobombs (1970)

TV-PG | 47 min | Action, Sci-Fi

7.8
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A trio of innocent civilians, Linda Simmonds, Clem Mason and Daniel Clark are captured by aliens using a hypnotic signal and imbued with superhuman powers. Straker encounters Clark, who ... See full summary »

Director: Jeremy Summers | Stars: Ed Bishop, Ayshea Brough, Wanda Ventham, Deborah Grant

Votes: 89

28. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: The Reverend's Daughter (1978)

TV-PG | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.8
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Elizabeth clashes with Daniel over his support for the Manchester Ship Canal, which she fears will weaken Liverpool as a port. Her anger is compounded when she is approached for patronage ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Mary Webster

Votes: 5

29. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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An anthology series from the U.K., from 1955 to 1974, producing about five hundred ninety-minute episodes from Granada Television.

Stars: Alfred Burke, Derek Francis, Laurence Hardy, Peter Wyngarde

Votes: 46

30. The Many Wives of Patrick (1976–1978)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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Patrick Woodford has been married six times. All of his marriages have failed. Now he's planning to divorce his sixth wife, Helen. Later, he thinks of remarrying his first wife, Elizabeth. ... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick Cargill, Robin Parkinson, Patrick Ryecart, Ursula Howells

Votes: 6

31. The Estate Agents (2000– )

Comedy

7.7
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The day to day lives of Estate Agents and what they really get up to in the office.

Stars: Dan Clark, Adam G. Goodwin, Cliff Kelly, Mark Arden

Votes: 69

32. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Dead Man's Cargo (1977)

TV-PG | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.7
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Letty tells James she invested in William's steam engine project and he buys a flour mill in her name, sailing to Pennsylvania to buy loose grain from an ex-Cavalry officer who drives a ... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Alwyn | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Brian Rawlinson

Votes: 6

33. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: The Stowaway (1977)

TV-PG | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.7
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On the eve of his voyage to Montevideo, Letty tells James she will marry him - in her own good time. She also gives William financial backing for his engineering schemes. Samuel meanwhile ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Blake | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Brian Rawlinson

Votes: 6

34. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)

TV-PG | 50 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.6
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James Onedin marries Anne Webster in order to get his hands on a ship. However the marriage turns out to be one of true love. James is ruthless in his attempt to get a shipping line started... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Mary Webster

Votes: 759

35. Journey to the Unknown (1968– )

60 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.6
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A British anthology series about everyday people finding themselves put into unusual circumstances...many of them supernatural in nature.

Stars: Michael Callan, Joseph Cotten, Brandon De Wilde, Julie Harris

Votes: 141

36. Maigret (1960–1963)

50 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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Televisations of the Maigret novels by Georges Simenon.

Stars: Rupert Davies, Ewen Solon, Helen Shingler, Neville Jason

Votes: 110

37. Remington Steele (1982–1987)
Episode: Puzzled Steele (1984)

TV-PG | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.6
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A manipulative millionaire drives a competitive wedge between a suspicious Ms. Holt and a greedy Mr. Steele with a thirty thousand dollars wager that they will not find an English writer missing in Malta within 48 hours.

Director: Don Weis | Stars: Stephanie Zimbalist, Pierce Brosnan, Doris Roberts, Jack Hedley

Votes: 47

38. Fox Mystery Theater (1984)

70 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.5
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An anthology series of chilling tales with a twist.

Stars: Dirk Benedict, Barbi Benton, David Carradine, Mary Crosby

Votes: 284

39. Drama 61-67 (1961–1967)

60 min | Drama

7.5
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Stars: Brian Haines, Aubrey Morris, Peter Dyneley, John Ronane

Votes: 12

40. The Avengers (1961–1969)
Episode: Death on the Slipway (1961)

TV-14 | 52 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.5
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When a government agent dies at a secret shipyard used to build submarines, Steed discovers foreign spies had arranged for the "accident."

Director: Peter Hammond | Stars: Ian Hendry, Patrick Macnee, Tom Adams, Peter Arne

Votes: 11

41. The Avengers (1961–1969)
Episode: Take-Over (1969)

TV-14 | 52 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.5
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Three men and a woman called Circe politely call on the country home of Steed's friends, married couple Bill and Laura Bassett. Unfortunately their visit turns sinister as they plan to ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Fuest | Stars: Patrick Macnee, Linda Thorson, Tom Adams, Elizabeth Sellars

Votes: 98

42. The Avengers (1961–1969)
Episode: The Far Distant Dead (1961)

TV-14 | 52 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.5
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While assisting hurricane victims in a remote Mexican village Dr. Keel treats a number of food-poisoning cases. He discovers that the vegetable oil the villagers have been given to cook with is actually hydraulic-fluid.

Director: Peter Hammond | Stars: Ian Hendry, Patrick Macnee, Tom Adams, Katharine Blake

Votes: 10

43. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: The Hostage (1977)

TV-PG | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.5
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James and Captain Baines sail to Palermo to pick up emigrants for America. Whilst James is ashore with his Sicilian agent Benito, several Mafia bandits led by local don Ranocci take over ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Ciappessoni | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Jill Gascoine

Votes: 6

44. Journey to the Unknown (1968– )
Episode: The Indian Spirit Guide (1968)

60 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.5
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A widow desperate to contact her late husband falls prey to a con artist out to expose phony spiritualists.

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Julie Harris, Tom Adams, Tracy Reed, Catherine Lacey

Votes: 22

45. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: The Upright Man (1978)

TV-PG | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.5
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James and Sir Daniel combine to thwart William in his bid to buy the five ships belonging to elderly Captain Murchieson on behalf of devious banker Josiah Beaumont, whom Elizabeth sees as a... See full summary »

Director: Gilchrist Calder | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Jill Gascoine

Votes: 8

46. General Hospital (1972–1980)

30 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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Stars: Lewis Jones, David Garth, James Kerry, Ian White

Votes: 41

47. Compact (1962–1965)

30 min | Drama

7.4
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This series was set in the offices of a glossy women's magazine. It was one of several attempts by the BBC to invent a soap opera to rival Coronation Street. Until Eastenders, none really took off.

Stars: Frances Bennett, Robert Desmond, Ronald Allen, Louise Dunn

Votes: 5

48. Ghost Squad (1961– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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The adventures of the agents of Scotland Yard's secret undercover crime unit, dubbed "The Ghost Squad".

Stars: Anthony Marlowe, Claire Nielson, Michael Quinn, Neil Hallett

Votes: 42

49. Madigan (1972–1973)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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Richard Widmark reprises his big screen role of Detective Dan Madigan in this single-season entry from "The NBC Mystery Movie." A tough, dogged cop, Madigan chases down crooks in his native... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Widmark, George Cole, Rossano Brazzi, Peter Vaughan

Votes: 100

50. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Collision Course (1978)

TV-PG | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.4
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William takes a Frazer ship out in fog and gets it in a collision with one of the Onedin ships. It is arranged that the elderly, weak Captain Oliphant should be held responsible. Oliphant ... See full summary »

Director: Gilchrist Calder | Stars: Brian Rawlinson, Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang

Votes: 8



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