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1. The Great Adventure (1963–1964)

60 min | Drama

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A filmed series of one-hour dramatizations of the lives of famous historical people, as well as important historical events.

Stars: Russell Johnson, Van Heflin, Kent Smith, Eddie Little Sky

Votes: 87

2. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)

TV-PG | 51 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

9.0
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Ordinary people find themselves in extraordinarily astounding situations, which they each try to solve in a remarkable manner.

Stars: Rod Serling, Robert McCord, Jay Overholts, Vaughn Taylor

Votes: 63,738

3. Beah: A Black Woman Speaks (2003)

90 min | Documentary

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Add a Plot

Director: LisaGay Hamilton | Stars: Beah Richards, Bill Cobbs, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee

Votes: 67

4. The Magical World of Disney (1954–1991)
Episode: Bayou Boy: Part 2 (1971)

Unrated | 60 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.8
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In conclusion Jeannot continues his quest to retrieve a sunken church bell. With little encouragement he devises a plan and a way to evade a large alligator who patrols the bayou where the religious item is located.

Director: Gary Nelson | Stars: Mitch Vogel, John McIntire, Jeanette Nolan, Paul Fix

Votes: 5

5. The High Chaparral (1967–1971)
Episode: The Arrangement (1967)

PG | 60 min | Western

8.7
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John and Buck go south to strike a deal with Montoya. They encounter the man who stole John's horse and says he can take them to Montoya. He turns out to be Montoya's delinquent son and John gets his deal along with a new bride to seal it.

Director: William F. Claxton | Stars: Leif Erickson, Cameron Mitchell, Mark Slade, Henry Darrow

Votes: 74

6. The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962–1965)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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A continuation of the dramatic anthology series Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955) hosted by the Master of Suspense and Mystery.

Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Hinton Pope, Jimmy Joyce, Lew Brown

Votes: 3,498

7. The Magical World of Disney (1954–1991)
Episode: Bayou Boy: Part 1 (1971)

Unrated | 60 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.6
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Jeanot is a fatherless boy living in the Louisiana backwoods and spending time with his friends. He learns of a church bell sunk in Dead Man's Bayou and is determined to retrieve it to honor his dad.

Director: Gary Nelson | Stars: Mitch Vogel, John McIntire, Jeanette Nolan, Frank Silvera

Votes: 5

8. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)

TV-14 | 25 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.5
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Series of unrelated short stories covering elements of crime, horror, drama, and comedy about people of different backgrounds committing murders, suicides, thefts, and other sorts of crime caused by certain motivations, perceived or not.

Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Harry Tyler, John Williams, Patricia Hitchcock

Votes: 13,448

9. 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: 1,492

10. Profiles in Courage (1964–1965)

30 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.5
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This anthology series presented episodes in the lives of true-life historical personages who each faced a terrible crisis in their life.

Stars: Jason Wingreen, Gene Darfler, John Hoyt, Walter Matthau

Votes: 51

11. Hong Kong (1960–1961)

60 min | Adventure

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Glenn Evans, a two-fisted journalist in Hong Kong, follows up stories involving smugglers, spies, murderers, and beautiful women in distress, with the help of his friend Chief Inspector Neil Campbell.

Stars: Rod Taylor, Lloyd Bochner, Jack Kruschen, Gerald Jann

Votes: 101

12. The Lineup (1954–1960)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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Based on actual cases from the San Francisco Police files, Lt. Guthrie and Inspector Grebb work as a team to track down criminals. In the last season Inspectors Delaney and Summers are ... See full summary »

Stars: Warner Anderson, Tom Tully, Marshall Reed, Ruta Lee

Votes: 68

13. Thriller (1960–1962)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

8.2
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Anthology series hosted by Boris Karloff that originally told ordinary tales of crime and mystery, but later became a showcase for gothic horror stories, many of which were based on works ... See full summary »

Stars: Boris Karloff, Richard Peel, Henry Daniell, Lillian O'Malley

Votes: 1,132

14. 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

15. The New Breed (1961–1962)

60 min | Drama

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"The New Breed" was an American crime - drama series ,aired on ABC network from 1961 to 1962, with thirty-six episodes,starring Leslie Nielsen at age 35.

Stars: Leslie Nielsen, John Beradino, John Clarke, Greg Roman

Votes: 58

16. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: Sheriff of Red Rock (1958)

TV-PG | 25 min | Western

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Josh is bushwhacked by bounty hunters in cahoots with the local sheriff, who now must keep Josh from blowing the whistle on their illegal but lucrative "bounty game". He finds himself in jail with his quarry and as new quarry.

Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: Steve McQueen, Joe Mantell, Frank Silvera, John Litel

Votes: 76

17. The High Chaparral (1967–1971)
Episode: The Lion Sleeps (1969)

PG | 60 min | Western

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Manolito and the Cannons go to Montoya's ranch where he is dying from a bullet wound. He uses the occasion to trick Manolito and Big John into ranch ownership concessions after a miracle cure but the charade backfires on him.

Director: William F. Claxton | Stars: Leif Erickson, Cameron Mitchell, Mark Slade, Henry Darrow

Votes: 28

18. The High Chaparral (1967–1971)
Episode: Young Blood (1967)

PG | 50 min | Western

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Big John needs cattle to stock his ranch. He plans to send Buck to see Montoya to buy the stock but Buck breaks his leg racing the boys. Big John is persuaded to send Manolito and Blue in his place but their childish actions have a cost.

Director: William F. Claxton | Stars: Leif Erickson, Cameron Mitchell, Mark Slade, Henry Darrow

Votes: 47

19. Perry Mason (1957–1966)

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

8.1
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The cases of a master criminal defense attorney, handling the most difficult of cases in the aid of the innocent.

Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, Ray Collins

Votes: 4,363

20. The Wild Wild West (1965–1969)

50 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

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Two Secret Service Agents, equipped with a wide array of gizmos, work for the government in the Old West.

Stars: Robert Conrad, Ross Martin, Dick Cangey, Whitey Hughes

Votes: 3,866

21. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)

TV-PG | 30 min | Western

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A Civil War veteran with a sawed-off rifle as a holstered weapon makes a living as a bounty hunter in the Wild West of the 1870s.

Stars: Steve McQueen, Wright King, Olan Soule, Mort Mills

Votes: 1,705

22. The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters (1963–1964)

60 min | Western

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Twelve-year-old Jamie McPheeters, along with his ne'er-do-well father and a ragtag group of pioneers, travel westward from Paducah, Kentucky to the California gold fields in 1849.

Stars: Dan O'Herlihy, Kurt Russell, Mark Allen, Meg Wyllie

Votes: 88

23. Producers' Showcase (1954–1957)

90 min | Drama, Musical, Comedy

8.1
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This program aired once every fourth week, and was one of the most costly live shows of the 1950s. Many stars appeared on this show.

Stars: Cyril Ritchard, Claire Bloom, Mary Martin, Heller Halliday

Votes: 81

24. Channing (1963–1964)

60 min | Drama

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Professor Joe Howe is a Korean War veteran who is hired to teach English at Channing College. The dean Fred Baker is his mentor as Howe is writing a novel about his experiences. They are frequently involved in the student's lives.

Stars: Henry Jones, Jason Evers, Tyler McVey, Ed Nelson

Votes: 29

25. The Law and Mr. Jones (1960–1962)

30 min | Drama

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Abraham Lincoln Jones is a lawyer assisted by his law clerk, young C.E. Carruthers, and his secretary Marsha Spear. His cases usually did not involve violence but rather "white collar" ... See full summary »

Stars: James Whitmore, Janet De Gore, Conlan Carter, Russ Brown

Votes: 36

26. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Fancy Figures (1958)

TV-PG | 52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Martin Ellis, a former employee of Jonathan Hyett, is serving time for embezzlement, a charge he strongly denies. New evidence curiously emerges that may cast doubt on Ellis' conviction, so his wife Caroline consults Perry about the case.

Director: Arthur Hiller | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 156

27. The High Chaparral (1967–1971)
Episode: The Promised Land (1968)

PG | Western

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Duel conflicts. Victoria & Manolito are upset with their father's dishonest methods while a dying friend of Vaquero arrives with $5,000 to buy the village where he and Vaquero were raised but questions arise about the source of the money.

Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: Leif Erickson, Cameron Mitchell, Mark Slade, Henry Darrow

Votes: 34

28. Zane Grey Theater (1956–1961)
Episode: Trouble at Tres Cruces (1959)

TV-PG | 30 min | Western

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Dave Blasingame is a drifter who is asked to come visit a friend and see his new gun. When he arrives the friend has been killed and the gun is gone and he wants to find out why. Pilot for TV series "The Westerner".

Director: Sam Peckinpah | Stars: Brian Keith, Neville Brand, Frank Silvera, Michael Pate

Votes: 19

29. Rawhide (1959–1965)

TV-PG | 50 min | Drama, Western

8.0
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Gil Favor (Eric Fleming) is trail boss of a continuous cattle drive. He is assisted by Rowdy Yates (Clint Eastwood). The crew runs into characters and adventures along the way.

Stars: Clint Eastwood, Paul Brinegar, Steve Raines, Eric Fleming

Votes: 2,882

30. 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

31. The Defenders (1961–1965)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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A father and son lawyer duo take a variety of cases that often deal with the important issues of the day.

Stars: E.G. Marshall, Robert Reed, Polly Rowles, Ossie Davis

Votes: 312

32. Decoy (1957–1958)

30 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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New York City policewoman Casey Jones' assignment to fight crime often entails her going undercover in some of the seediest and most dangerous parts of the city.

Stars: Beverly Garland, Frank Campanella, Joseph Sullivan, Ed Holmes

Votes: 145

33. Kraft Suspense Theatre (1963–1965)

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

8.0
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Kraft Suspense Theater was an anthology series which featured a new cast and stories each week.

Stars: David Lewis, Francis De Sales, Harry Townes, Jack Kelly

Votes: 172

34. The Boy from Dead Man's Bayou (1971 TV Movie)

120 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

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Two young boys must retrieve a church bell from the depths of a murky lagoon in a Louisiana swamp. Complicating matters is the fact that the lagoon is home to a large and deadly alligator.

Stars: Mitch Vogel, John McIntire, Frank Silvera, Jeanette Nolan

Votes: 36

35. The Untouchables (1959–1963)
Episode: A Seat on the Fence (1960)

52 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Narcotics smuggler Dino Patrone returns to the United States after visiting the old country for several months. He brings his younger sister Carla with him as she plans on studying in the ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Grauman | Stars: Robert Stack, Joseph Anthony, Gene Lyons, Frank Silvera

Votes: 50

36. Rawhide (1959–1965)
Episode: El Hombre Bravo (1965)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Western

8.0
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A group of Mexican federales meet Favor on the trail and tell him they are looking for a revolutionary known as El Hombre Bravo. Later, Favor and Mushy meet a schoolteacher leading a group ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: Eric Fleming, Clint Eastwood, Paul Brinegar, James Murdock

Votes: 25

37. The High Chaparral (1967–1971)
Episode: Mi Casa, Su Casa (1970)

PG | Western

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Victoria's father visits and tries to take advantage of the custom Mi Casa, Su Casa which irritates the Cannons. It also creates trouble with the Apaches when he accidentally gives away Apache cattle putting the ranch in danger.

Director: Don Richardson | Stars: Leif Erickson, Cameron Mitchell, Mark Slade, Henry Darrow

Votes: 26

38. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)
Episode: Mutiny on the Nicolette (1951)

60 min | Drama

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A man discovers that the good ship Nicolette is carrying weapons as cargo, and in order to prevent a war, he stages a mutiny with the crew against the Captain.

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Boris Karloff, Anthony Ross, Ralph Nelson, Dan Morgan

Votes: 7

39. The High Chaparral (1967–1971)
Episode: The Ghost of Chaparral (1967)

PG | Western

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Victoria is over shadowed by the memory of Annalee. The rigid Big John refuses to let her make changes as he still feels their marriage is an arrangement with her father. A confrontation with Apaches and Victoria's old beau force a change.

Director: William F. Claxton | Stars: Leif Erickson, Cameron Mitchell, Mark Slade, Henry Darrow

Votes: 62

40. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

7.9
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Marshal Matt Dillon keeps the peace in rough and tumble Dodge City.

Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 4,578

41. Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Originally billed as "Playhouse of the Stars" this long running anthology series was originally presented live from New York City. Irene Dunne was briefly the hostess in 1952, and the show frequently used Broadway performers in classic stories.

Stars: James Mason, Irene Dunne, Robert Paige, Walter Coy

Votes: 182

42. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: Person or Persons Unknown (1962)

TV-PG | 25 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.9
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David Gurney wakes up to another ordinary day. Except today, nobody knows who he is.

Director: John Brahm | Stars: Richard Long, Frank Silvera, Shirley Ballard, Julie Van Zandt

Votes: 1,300

43. The Rebel (1959–1961)

Approved | 30 min | Western

7.8
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After the end of the Civil War, a former Confederate Army private roams the Wild West, and, as a rogue drifter, gets involved in helping out various settlers threatened by various bad guys.

Stars: Nick Adams, Chuck Hamilton, Sid Troy, Ross Sturlin

Votes: 406

44. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.8
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A pinnacle of the Golden Age of Television, "Studio One" presented a wide range of memorable dramas and received eighteen Emmy nominations and five wins during its prestigious nine-year run... See full summary »

Stars: Betty Furness, Paul Brinson, Paul Branson, Mary Sinclair

Votes: 186

45. The Beachcomber (1962– )

30 min | Adventure

7.8
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Rich executive chucks it all for the good life on a South Pacific beach.

Stars: Cameron Mitchell, Don Megowan, Sebastian Cabot, Santy Josol

Votes: 27

46. Perilous Voyage (1976 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

7.8
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A South American guerrilla, whose revolution is faltering, hijacks a ship carrying arms and holds all of the passengers hostage.

Director: William A. Graham | Stars: Michael Parks, Lee Grant, William Shatner, Frank Silvera

Votes: 12

47. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Death Watch (1966)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

7.8
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Two Bounty hunters bring in a wounded Mexican bandit worth $30,000 and find out the Mexican government might not pay for a man who dies a natural death, so they get the idea of shooting him dead.

Director: Mark Rydell | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 63

48. The High Chaparral (1967–1971)

PG | 60 min | Western

7.7
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The Cannon family runs the High Chaparral Ranch in the Arizona Territory in 1870s. Big John wants to establish his cattle empire despite Indian hostility. He's aided by brother Buck and son... See full summary »

Stars: Leif Erickson, Cameron Mitchell, Henry Darrow, Linda Cristal

Votes: 1,496

49. Zane Grey Theater (1956–1961)

TV-PG | 25 min | Western

7.7
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An anthology based (earlier more so than later) on the novels and stories of Zane Grey. Dick Powell was often the star, as well as the host.

Stars: Dick Powell, Walter Sande, Denver Pyle, Bill Erwin

Votes: 319

50. Run for Your Life (1965–1968)

60 min | Drama

7.7
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A successful lawyer (Ben Gazzara) is told by his doctor he's terminally ill, and will be dead in less than 2 years. He decides to do all the things which he never had time. Each episode ... See full summary »

Stars: Ben Gazzara, Nicholas Colasanto, Jack Krupnick, Fernando Lamas

Votes: 278



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