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1. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: You Only Move Twice (1996)

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Comedy

9.2
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After moving to another town to begin a new job, Homer must decide whether or not he should stay when the rest of the family have a hard time with the transfer.

Director: Mike B. Anderson | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 3,488

2. The Simpsons (1989– )

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

8.7
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The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.

Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Harry Shearer, Julie Kavner

Votes: 331,937

3. The Johnny Cash Show (1969–1971)

60 min | Music

8.6
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Johnny Cash and wife, June Carter Cash were hosts of this Country and Western themed variety show. Comedians Hope, Crosby, Minnie Pearl and others perform Skits. Musical acts as Diverse as Louis Armstrong to "The Monkees" perform.

Stars: Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, The Statler Brothers, The Tennessee Three

Votes: 143

4. Saturday Night Live (1975– )
Episode: Richard Pryor/Gil Scott-Heron (1975)

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

8.6
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The host for the episode is Richard Pryor, and the musical guest is Gil Scott-Heron. The skits for this episode are as follows: Garrett Morris tricks Chevy Chase into taking a bad fall ... See full summary »

Director: Dave Wilson | Stars: Richard Pryor, Gil Scott-Heron, Shelley R. Bonus, The Muppets

Votes: 188

5. The Odd Couple (1970–1975)
Episode: Felix Is Missing (1970)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.5
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When Felix leaves on a sudden out of town assignment, their friends think he died at Oscar's hands.

Director: George Tyne | Stars: Tony Randall, Jack Klugman, Larry Gelman, Ryan MacDonald

Votes: 58

6. The Daily Show (1996– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.4
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Providing comedy/news in the tradition of TV Nation and SNL's Weekend Update, Comedy Central's Daily Show reports on the foibles and of the real world with a satirical edge. In addition to ... See full summary »

Stars: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Trevor Noah, John Oliver

Votes: 42,024

7. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)

105 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.4
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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Doc Severinsen, Skitch Henderson

Votes: 2,805

8. Taxi Driver (1976)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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94 Metascore

A mentally unstable veteran works as a nighttime taxi driver in New York City, where the perceived decadence and sleaze fuels his urge for violent action by attempting to liberate a presidential campaign worker and an underage prostitute.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd, Albert Brooks

Votes: 634,076 | Gross: $28.26M

9. The Dean Martin Show (1965–1974)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Music

8.3
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Dean Martin hosts, with several celebrities as guests. There are musical acts and comedy sketches that break down comedy, racial, and sexual barriers all at the same time.

Stars: Dean Martin, Sandahl Bergman, Dom DeLuise, Norm Crosby

Votes: 1,085

10. Backstory (2000– )

Documentary

8.3
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As seen on AMC, "Backstory" is a series that takes a provocative and in-depth look at the making of popular motion pictures. Stars, directors, producers and other Hollywood players provide ... See full summary »

Stars: Rino Romano, Rudy Behlmer, Richard D. Zanuck, Red Buttons

Votes: 74

11. The David Frost Show (1969–1972)

90 min | Talk-Show

8.2
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American show featuring the popular British talk show host.

Stars: David Frost, Gerri Granger, Tiny Tim, Dana Valery

Votes: 117

12. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Sharon Stone: Fearless (2003)

45 min | Documentary, Biography

8.2
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Stars: Sharon Stone, Phil Bronstein, Roan Joseph Bronstein, Albert Brooks

Votes: 65

13. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

8.1
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A famous guest host stars in parodies and sketches created by the cast of this witty show.

Stars: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond, Kenan Thompson

Votes: 39,113

14. Finding Nemo (2003)

G | 100 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.1
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90 Metascore

After his son is captured in the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney, a timid clownfish sets out on a journey to bring him home.

Directors: Andrew Stanton, Lee Unkrich | Stars: Albert Brooks, Ellen DeGeneres, Alexander Gould, Willem Dafoe

Votes: 864,036 | Gross: $380.84M

15. Weeds (2005–2012)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.0
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When a suburban mother turns to dealing marijuana in order to maintain her privileged lifestyle after her husband dies, she finds out just how addicted her entire neighborhood already is.

Stars: Mary-Louise Parker, Hunter Parrish, Alexander Gould, Kevin Nealon

Votes: 97,055

16. The Everly Brothers Show (1970– )

60 min | Comedy, Music

8.0
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Summer variety series hosted by '50s rock stars The Everly Brothers.

Stars: Don Everly, Phil Everly, Mike Lawrence, Fred Smoot

Votes: 24

17. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)
Episode: Episode dated 15 February 1971 (1971)

Comedy, Talk-Show

8.0
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Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Doc Severinsen, Albert Brooks

Votes: 5

18. The Associates (1979–1980)
Episode: The First Day (1979)

30 min | Comedy

8.0
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Director: James Burrows | Stars: Wilfrid Hyde-White, Martin Short, Alley Mills, Joe Regalbuto

Votes: 7

19. Weeds (2005–2012)
Episode: The Three Coolers (2008)

TV-MA | 29 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Nancy takes Andy on a mission after they spend a week sitting shiva.

Director: Paris Barclay | Stars: Mary-Louise Parker, Elizabeth Perkins, Hunter Parrish, Alexander Gould

Votes: 473

20. The Odd Couple (1970–1975)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy

7.9
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Two men, a neat freak and a slob separated from their wives, have to live together despite their differences.

Stars: Tony Randall, Jack Klugman, Al Molinaro, Penny Marshall

Votes: 4,596

21. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Bill Mumy

Votes: 1,469

22. Marcus Welby, M.D. (1969–1976)
Episode: A Matter of Humanities (1969)

TV-G | 100 min | Drama

7.9
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Marcus Welby hires brash young Doctor Kiley to assist in his bustling general practice. Among Welby's most pressing cases is a young man suffering from aphasia whose wife is seeking to have him committed to an institution.

Director: David Lowell Rich | Stars: Robert Young, James Brolin, Anne Baxter, Susan Strasberg

Votes: 82

23. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)
Episode: Episode dated 14 May 1971 (1971)

Comedy, Talk-Show

7.9
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Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Doc Severinsen, Jack Benny

Votes: 7

24. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: The Call of the Simpsons (1990)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

7.9
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Homer takes the family camping, but it soon becomes a misadventure when they lose their equipment and Homer is mistaken for Bigfoot.

Director: Wesley Archer | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 2,406

25. Drive (I) (2011)

R | 100 min | Crime, Drama

7.8
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78 Metascore

A mysterious Hollywood stuntman and mechanic moonlights as a getaway driver and finds himself in trouble when he helps out his neighbor.

Director: Nicolas Winding Refn | Stars: Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston, Albert Brooks

Votes: 520,084 | Gross: $35.06M

26. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

7.8
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The classic prime time variety show most famous for its vaudeville acts and rock music performances.

Stars: Ed Sullivan, Johnny Wayne, Frank Shuster, Roberta Peters

Votes: 1,021

27. Insight (I) (1960–1984)

30 min | Drama

7.8
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American Roman Catholic religious-themed anthology shedding light on the contemporary search for meaning, freedom, and love.

Stars: Ellwood Kieser, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Martin Sheen, Brian Keith

Votes: 162

28. The Associates (1979–1980)

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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The working lives of three neophyte lawyers.

Stars: Wilfrid Hyde-White, Martin Short, Alley Mills, Joe Regalbuto

Votes: 54

29. The Famous Comedians School (1976 TV Short)

Short, Comedy

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Director: Albert Brooks | Stars: Richard Beebe, Albert Brooks, David L. Lander, Penny Marshall

Votes: 17

30. Weeds (2005–2012)
Episode: Lady's a Charm (2008)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Celia tries to adjust to life on the inside; Nancy runs into trouble making her first border run; Silas finds a new place to start growing; Roy Till begins to believe Celia's story; an ... See full summary »

Director: Craig Zisk | Stars: Mary-Louise Parker, Elizabeth Perkins, Hunter Parrish, Alexander Gould

Votes: 480

31. Weeds (2005–2012)
Episode: The Whole Blah Damn Thing (2008)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Nancy learns to traffic across the border, Bubbie wants to die, Shane talks to Grampa Lennie about it, Andy DOESN'T talk to his dad about it, Celia makes a deal to try to sell Nancy out, ... See full summary »

Director: David Steinberg | Stars: Mary-Louise Parker, Elizabeth Perkins, Hunter Parrish, Alexander Gould

Votes: 471

32. The Little Prince (2015)

PG | 108 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.7
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70 Metascore

A little girl lives in a very grown-up world with her mother, who tries to prepare her for it. Her neighbor, the Aviator, introduces the girl to an extraordinary world where anything is possible, the world of the Little Prince.

Director: Mark Osborne | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Mackenzie Foy, Rachel McAdams, Marion Cotillard

Votes: 49,826 | Gross: $1.34M

33. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Bart's Inner Child (1993)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

7.7
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Brad Goodman, a self-help guru, encourages Springfield to act more like Bart, with disastrous results.

Directors: Bob Anderson, Mike B. Anderson | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,595

34. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)
Episode: Episode dated 8 May 1972 (1972)

90 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

7.7
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Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Doc Severinsen, Albert Brooks

Votes: 7

35. Saturday Night Live (1975– )
Episode: George Carlin/Billy Preston/Janis Ian (1975)

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

7.7
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The host for the episode is George Carlin, and the musical guests are Billy Preston and Janis Ian. The skits for this episode are as follows: an ESL teacher gives increasingly bizarre ... See full summary »

Director: Dave Wilson | Stars: George Carlin, Janis Ian, Billy Preston, Albert Brooks

Votes: 305

36. Weeds (2005–2012)
Episode: Mother Thinks the Birds Are After Her (2008)

TV-MA | 27 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.7
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"Change" is the name of the game for everyone in the 4th Season Opener as the Botwin family, homeless since their beloved town of Majestic has burned down, hits the road in search of a new ... See full summary »

Director: Craig Zisk | Stars: Mary-Louise Parker, Elizabeth Perkins, Hunter Parrish, Alexander Gould

Votes: 549

37. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)
Episode: Episode dated 6 July 1971 (1971)

Comedy, Talk-Show

7.6
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Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Doc Severinsen, Albert Brooks

Votes: 5

38. The Odd Couple (1970–1975)
Episode: Oscar, the Model (1970)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy

7.6
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Felix gets Oscar to pose in a cologne ad, but soon he lives to regret it.

Director: George Tyne | Stars: Tony Randall, Jack Klugman, Albert Brooks, Peter Brocco

Votes: 55

39. The Associates (1979–1980)
Episode: The Censors (1980)

Comedy

7.6
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Tucker and his client, a television producer, and a network censor meet with a gay activist to discuss whether the phrase "queer as a three dollar bill" should be cut from a script. When ... See full synopsis »

Director: Tony Mordente | Stars: Wilfrid Hyde-White, Martin Short, Alley Mills, Joe Regalbuto

Votes: 7

40. Late Night with David Letterman (1982–1993)

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.5
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Popular late-night comedy/talk-show with host David Letterman, interviewing famous guests.

Stars: David Letterman, Paul Shaffer, Bill Wendell, Calvert DeForest

Votes: 3,640

41. Hot Wheels (1969– )

30 min | Animation, Family

7.5
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Stars: Bob Arbogast, Melinda Casey, Albert Brooks, Susan Davis

Votes: 29

42. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Life on the Fast Lane (1990)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

7.5
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Marge contemplates an affair with a handsome bowling instructor.

Director: David Silverman | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 2,346

43. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014– )
Episode: Will Smith/Rosamund Pike/Jack White (2015)

TV-14 | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.5
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Will Smith (Focus (2015)); Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl (2014)). Also: Jack White performs. From Universal Studios Hollywood in Los Angeles.

Stars: Jimmy Fallon, Will Smith, Rosamund Pike, Jack White

Votes: 16

44. Terms of Endearment (1983)

PG | 132 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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79 Metascore

Follows hard-to-please Aurora looking for love, and her daughter's family problems.

Director: James L. Brooks | Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger, Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito

Votes: 49,305 | Gross: $108.42M

45. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.4
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Jimmy Fallon hosts the Tonight Show and interviews celebrities, plays games with them and has a musical or comedic guest perform.

Stars: Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, Steve Higgins, Ahmir-Khalib Thompson

Votes: 14,091

46. The Golddiggers (1971–1973)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Music

7.4
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The Golddiggers are a band of younger girls in a troupe and as a spin-off of The Dean Martin Show (1965) and Dean Martin Presents the Golddiggers (1968). The 1971-1972 Variety Show presents... See full summary »

Stars: The Golddiggers, Barbara Heller, Charles Nelson Reilly, Larry Storch

Votes: 13

47. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)
Episode: Albert Brooks/Susan Sarandon (1981)

Comedy, Talk-Show

7.4
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Johnny and Ed continue their discussion on the sleeping habits of sharks. Albert Brooks (Modern Romance (1981)); Susan Sarandon (Atlantic City (1980)).

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Tommy Newsom, Albert Brooks

Votes: 5

48. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)
Episode: Episode #10.166 (1971)

Comedy, Talk-Show

7.4
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Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Doc Severinsen, Pat Boone

Votes: 5

49. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)
Episode: Episode #12.42 (1973)

Comedy, Talk-Show

7.4
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Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Doc Severinsen, Albert Brooks

Votes: 5

50. Finding Dory (2016)

PG | 97 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.3
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77 Metascore

The friendly but forgetful blue tang fish, Dory, begins a search for her long-lost parents, and everyone learns a few things about the real meaning of family along the way.

Directors: Andrew Stanton, Angus MacLane | Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Ed O'Neill, Kaitlin Olson

Votes: 212,461 | Gross: $486.30M



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