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1. Breaking Point (1963–1964)
Episode: Millions of Faces (1963)

60 min | Drama

9.6
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Todays theme is Millions of Faces.

Director: William A. Graham | Stars: Paul Richards, Eduard Franz, Jim Boles, Susan Harrison

Votes: 5

2. The Dick Powell Theatre (1961–1963)
Episode: Price of Tomatoes (1962)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

9.1
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A truck driver on a very tight schedule stops to give a lift to a pregnant hitch-hiker; and then his life gets very complicated.

Director: David Friedkin | Stars: Dick Powell, Peter Falk, Inger Stevens, William Challee

Votes: 74

3. The Case of the Dangerous Robin (1960– )

30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.8
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Robin Scott is a wealthy, Oxford-educated freelance insurance investigator, skilled in karate and judo, who travels all over the world investigating claims made against insurance companies,... See full summary »

Stars: Jean Blake Fleming, Rick Jason, Walter Reed, Merry Anders

Votes: 33

4. I Spy (1965–1968)
Episode: Home to Judgment (1968)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.7
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In the American Midwest Kelly and Scott are on the run from an armed hunting party. They have learned the identities of some of the biggest saboteurs in America. They have been posing as ... See full summary »

Director: Richard C. Sarafian | Stars: Robert Culp, Bill Cosby, Will Geer, Una Merkel

Votes: 47

5. The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962–1965)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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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: 3,642

6. The Rifleman (1958–1963)
Episode: The Clarence Bibs Story (1961)

TV-PG | 30 min | Family, Western

8.5
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Clarence, Millie's mop boy, is wearing a gun he just cleaned for a customer. When he accidentally kills a famous outlaw, some locals play up their new friend's reputation hoping for more fun as they expect his partner to come to town.

Director: David Friedkin | Stars: Chuck Connors, Johnny Crawford, Buddy Hackett, Paul Fix

Votes: 60

7. Doctors' Hospital (1975–1976)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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The cases of Dr. Jake Goodwin, chief surgeon of a Los Angeles hospital.

Stars: George Peppard, Zohra Lampert, Victor Campos, Jim Antonio

Votes: 17

8. Bold Venture (1959– )

30 min | Adventure

8.4
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An adventurer and his pretty young ward live in a house boat in Trinidad.

Stars: Dane Clark, Joan Marshall, Bernie Gozier, Richard Peel

Votes: 12

9. I Spy (1965–1968)
Episode: Mainly on the Plains (1967)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.4
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Boris Karloff portrays a well-meaning scientist who behaves suspiciously like Miguel de Cervantes's literary creation, Don Quixote.

Director: David Friedkin | Stars: Robert Culp, Bill Cosby, Boris Karloff, Carl Schell

Votes: 37

10. The Rifleman (1958–1963)

TV-PG | 30 min | Family, Western

8.3
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The adventures of a Wild West rancher, wielding a customized rapid-fire Winchester rifle, and his son.

Stars: Chuck Connors, Johnny Crawford, Paul Fix, Joe Benson

Votes: 2,964

11. The Forsaken Westerns (2017– )

30 min | Western

8.3
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Rare unsold western TV show pilots, anthology and western series episodes. Neglected for years some never transferred to digital format until now. Hundreds of shows are being rescued for this series.

Stars: Bob Terry, Michael Hinn, James Warren, Randolph Scott

Votes: 34

12. The Rough Riders (1958–1959)

30 min | Western

8.3
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After the Civil War, two former Union soldiers and an ex-Confederate team up to travel the West.

Stars: Kent Taylor, Jan Merlin, Peter Whitney, Bill Catching

Votes: 55

13. Your Jeweler's Showcase (1952–1953)

30 min | Drama

8.3
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Add a Plot

Stars: Sheldon Leonard, Barbara Whiting, Jack Kruschen, Steve Brodie

Votes: 10

14. The Virginian (1962–1971)
Episode: Woman from White Wing (1962)

TV-PG | 75 min | Western

8.3
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A man at the unfinished White Wing cabin on Shiloh asks Judge Garth to meet him. Garth tells The Virginian the troubled history of his arrival at Shiloh. Garth's future with Betsy is threatened by the man and his desire for revenge.

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: Lee J. Cobb, Doug McClure, Gary Clarke, James Drury

Votes: 74

15. The Aquanauts (1960– )

60 min | Adventure

8.2
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Professional salvage divers Larry and Drake (later replaced by Mike) made their livings braving the dangers of the deep recovering sunken wrecks off the Southern California coast. ... See full summary »

Stars: Ron Ely, Keith Larsen, Jeremy Slate, Peter Falk

Votes: 54

16. Karen (1964–1965)

30 min | Comedy

8.2
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Southern California is a terrific place to be a teenager and Karen, with her loving parents and impish sister Mimi, is out to enjoy every minute of it. Despite the advice of her cautious ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Denning, Mary LaRoche, Gina Gillespie, Debbie Watson

Votes: 76

17. Wichita Town (1959–1960)

30 min | Western

8.2
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Wichita, Kansas, USA was a growing town after the American Civil War. Helping the town grow were Marshal Mike Dunbar and his deputies, Ben Matheson and Rico Rodriguez. Also appearing were ... See full summary »

Stars: Joel McCrea, Jody McCrea, Robert Foulk, Robert Anderson

Votes: 28

18. This Man Dawson (1959– )

30 min | Crime, Drama

8.2
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Keith Andes stars as an ex- military man hired on to root out corruption in the police department in an unnamed U.S. city.

Stars: Keith Andes, William Conrad, William Woodson, Tom McDonough

Votes: 18

19. I Spy (1965–1968)
Episode: Bridge of Spies (1966)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.2
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A beautiful tour guide, a handsome tennis pro and the romantic city of Venice would make for an intimate friendship if the tour guide didn't like to slip knives between men's ribs. As American agents drop like flies is Kelly safe?

Director: Alf Kjellin | Stars: Robert Culp, Bill Cosby, Barbara Steele, Carlo Croccolo

Votes: 30

20. Sea Hunt (1958–1961)
Episode: Cindy (1960)

30 min | Action, Adventure

8.2
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Mike attempts a risky rescue of a young girl trapped inside an underwater mine.

Director: David Friedkin | Stars: Lloyd Bridges, Ron Foster, Joseph Hamilton, Amzie Strickland

Votes: 8

21. Dr. Kildare (1961–1966)
Episode: Face of Fear (1963)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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After several unexplained violent outbursts, one in which he smashes his own lab, a hospital technician fears that he is going insane like his father did years earlier.

Director: David Friedkin | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Raymond Massey, Robert Culp, Mary Astor

Votes: 9

22. The Dick Powell Theatre (1961–1963)
Episode: Killer in the House (1961)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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A man on the run hides out at his brother's house - something the brother and his wife are most uneasy about.

Director: David Friedkin | Stars: Dick Powell, Edmond O'Brien, Earl Holliman, Wallace Ford

Votes: 8

23. Tombstone Territory (1957– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Western

8.1
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Tough Sheriff Clay Hollister keeps the law in Tombstone, Arizona with the support of his faithful Deputies and the Editor of the local newspaper.

Stars: Pat Conway, Richard Eastham, Quentin Sondergaard, Bill Catching

Votes: 219

24. The Law and Mr. Jones (1960–1962)

30 min | Drama

8.1
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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

25. Kojak (1973–1978)
Episode: How Cruel the Frost, How Bright the Stars (1975)

TV-PG | 48 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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Christmas Eve is anything but peaceful for Kojak and his men. A woman is convinced her boyfriend is going to commit some kind of crime-but she doesn't know what; and a jealous husband is looking to kill his cheating wife.

Director: David Friedkin | Stars: Telly Savalas, Dan Frazer, Kevin Dobson, George Savalas

Votes: 90

26. The Virginian (1962–1971)
Episode: Strangers at Sundown (1963)

TV-PG | 75 min | Western

8.1
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A outlaw gang traps Garth and Betsy and several stagecoach passengers at a way station. The gang wants one of the passengers who betrayed the gang. The people discuss their lives as time expires on whether to turn over the man.

Director: David Friedkin | Stars: Lee J. Cobb, Doug McClure, Gary Clarke, James Drury

Votes: 52

27. The Virginian (1962–1971)
Episode: The Executioners (1962)

TV-PG | 75 min | Western

8.1
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Although some question his guilt, a man is hanged in Medicine Bow when a woman denies being with him at the time. A stranger with many talents arrives in Medicine Bow taking a job at Shiloh who takes a keen interest in the main players.

Director: David Friedkin | Stars: Lee J. Cobb, Doug McClure, Gary Clarke, James Drury

Votes: 118

28. I Spy (1965–1968)
Episode: Trial by Treehouse (1966)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.1
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Kelly and Alexander are charged with apprehending the mastermind of a scheme to turn city-wide power outages into a marketable commodity. Two complications; Alexander has little confidence ... See full summary »

Director: Richard C. Sarafian | Stars: Robert Culp, Bill Cosby, Cicely Tyson, Raymond St. Jacques

Votes: 29

29. Arrest and Trial (1963–1964)

90 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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Los Angeles is where Sergeant Nick Anderson and his fellow officers work to keep the streets safe. After the arrest of the accused, attorney John Egan plans their defense, while the prosecution is led by Jerry Miller.

Stars: Ben Gazzara, Chuck Connors, Roger Perry, John Larch

Votes: 97

30. Target: The Corruptors! (1961–1962)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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The show featured a newspaper reporter, Paul Marino, and his undercover Agent, Jack Flood, as they infiltrated the mob and reported on a different type of crime every week. The results of ... See full summary »

Stars: Stephen McNally, Robert Harland, Harold J. Stone, Burt Brinckerhoff

Votes: 45

31. Bearcats! (1971)
Episode: Dos Gringos (1971)

60 min | Action, Adventure, War

8.0
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A Mexican revolutionary is in the US raising funds for his efforts to overthrow the Mexican government. The Mexican army sends an officer to the US to kill him.

Director: Herb Wallerstein | Stars: Rod Taylor, Dennis Cole, Eric Braeden, Catherine Ferrar

Votes: 9

32. Bearcats! (1971)
Episode: The Big Guns (1971)

60 min | Action, Adventure, War

8.0
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A renegade army colonel steals some heavy artillery in order to destroy a convoy of explosives headed for England.

Director: Alf Kjellin | Stars: Rod Taylor, Dennis Cole, Leslie Nielsen, Morgan Paull

Votes: 7

33. I Spy (1965–1968)
Episode: The War Lord (1967)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.0
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When the daughter of a powerful British arms producer is kidnapped, Kelly, who naturally had a romantic relationship with her, immediately suspects a hoax. When her father insists on paying... See full summary »

Director: Alf Kjellin | Stars: Robert Culp, Bill Cosby, Jean Marsh, Cecil Parker

Votes: 27

34. Suspense (1949–1954)

25 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.9
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Live plays featuring people who were in dangerous and threatening situations.

Stars: Rex Marshall, Robert Emhardt, John Baragrey, Mildred Natwick

Votes: 154

35. I Spy (1965–1968)
Episode: Bet Me a Dollar (1966)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.9
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Scotty sportingly bets Kelly a dollar that he is capable of tracking down his friend anywhere in Mexico within a week. But the hide n' seek game becomes desperately urgent after Scott ... See full summary »

Director: Richard C. Sarafian | Stars: Robert Culp, Bill Cosby, Pepito Galindo, Lou Krugman

Votes: 37

36. I Spy (1965–1968)
Episode: Tag, You're It (1968)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.9
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In San Francisco, Kelly and Scotty are on temporary duty at "the department's" training school. One of the trainees is a mole for the Soviets. After he kills another trainee, he gets ... See full summary »

Director: Earl Bellamy | Stars: Robert Culp, Bill Cosby, John Smith, Paul Mantee

Votes: 23

37. Bearcats! (1971)
Episode: The Return of Estaban (1971)

60 min | Action, Adventure, War

7.9
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Hank and Johnny call on their old friend Raoul Esteban to help prevent a gang from destroying a mining town.

Director: Herb Wallerstein | Stars: Rod Taylor, Dennis Cole, Henry Darrow, Kathryn Hays

Votes: 7

38. The Detectives (1959–1962)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Captain Matt Holbrook leads a squad of brave and tough detectives in a large, unnamed city. Instead of leading personal lives, they spend all of their time tracking murderers, thieves, ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Taylor, Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Mark Goddard

Votes: 147

39. Men Into Space (1959–1960)

30 min | Sci-Fi

7.8
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The adventures of Colonel Ed McCauley, head of the American space program. He battles saboteurs, budget cuts, defective equipment and other problems in outer space.

Stars: William Lundigan, Joyce Taylor, Charles Herbert, Tyler McVey

Votes: 152

40. Frontier (1955–1956)

30 min | Western

7.8
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An unglamorized look at the settling of the American West with pioneers dealing with the elements, beset with nefarious characters and other problems that test their fortitude.

Stars: Walter Coy, Scott Forbes, Dabbs Greer, Jack Kelly

Votes: 32

41. Montserrat (I) (1971 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

7.8
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The story is set during the South American Wars of Independence. Simón Bolivar, the liberator, has escaped from Spanish custody with the aid of an idealistic Spanish officer, Captain ... See full summary »

Director: David Friedkin | Stars: Jack Albertson, Michael Baseleon, Scott Colomby, Keir Dullea

Votes: 12

42. I Spy (1965–1968)
Episode: A Room with a Rack (1967)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.8
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Recovering from his torture at the hands of enemy agents, Kelly Robinson travels with Scotty to Spain's Costa del Sol for a 30-day vacation. There he's pleased to meet old friend Lindy but ... See full summary »

Director: David Friedkin | Stars: Robert Culp, Bill Cosby, Salome Jens, Cyril Delevanti

Votes: 29

43. I Spy (1965–1968)
Episode: Casanova from Canarsie (1967)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.8
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Herbie is a man with a terrible headache, several in fact. You see he used to be a filing clerk privy to many of America's nuclear secrets. But he resigned and is now being courted by a ... See full summary »

Director: Hal Cooper | Stars: Robert Culp, Bill Cosby, Wally Cox, Letícia Román

Votes: 26

44. Ironside (1967–1975)
Episode: Close to the Heart (1974)

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

7.8
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While driving his van Ironside is struck by a woman while she is having a mild heart attack. Once in the hospital they discover her problem was caused by a bullet but she has no memory of being shot.

Director: David Friedkin | Stars: Raymond Burr, Don Galloway, Don Mitchell, Elizabeth Baur

Votes: 16

45. Kojak (1973–1978)
Episode: Cross Your Heart and Hope to Die (1974)

TV-PG | 48 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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An obsessed neighbor murders anyone he thinks is a threat to his relationship with a mentally fragile young woman.

Director: David Friedkin | Stars: Telly Savalas, Andrea Marcovicci, Dan Frazer, Kevin Dobson

Votes: 90

46. I Spy (1965–1968)
Episode: Laya (1967)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.8
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Scott is ordered to get close to an African woman who has access to important intelligence about armed shipments to her country. But he is faced with an attack of conscience once he begins to develop genuine feelings for her.

Director: Earl Bellamy | Stars: Robert Culp, Bill Cosby, Janet MacLachlan, Michael Rennie

Votes: 20

47. I Spy (1965–1968)
Episode: Let's Kill Karlovassi (1967)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.8
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Kelly and Scott get an assignment not to their liking. They are sent to a seaside vacation spot to take out an undercover spy Karlovassi. But after meeting him they develop a friendship with the charming rogue.

Director: Christian Nyby | Stars: Robert Culp, Bill Cosby, Walter Slezak, Ruth Roman

Votes: 22

48. I Spy (1965–1968)
Episode: Lisa (1966)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.8
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A mail order bride is a cover for some unlikely villains smuggling a mysterious suitcase. Judging by the body count, whatever it contains is worth killing for.

Director: Richard C. Sarafian | Stars: Robert Culp, Bill Cosby, Jack Kruschen, Linda Marsh

Votes: 24

49. I Spy (1965–1968)
Episode: No Exchange on Damaged Merchandise (1965)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.8
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Scotty and Kelly search for an escaped prisoner, a Chinese agent scheduled for exchange with an American held by the Chinese. Surprise! He doesn't want to be exchanged which leads to some hazardous situations.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Robert Culp, Bill Cosby, Sue Randall, Mako

Votes: 36

50. I Spy (1965–1968)
Episode: The Lotus Eater (1967)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.8
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Ten days after Kelly has missed an important meeting held in Athens, Scotty finds him lazing on a quiet Greek isle in the Mediterranean. Kelly tells Scotty that he's "come in from the cold" - meaning he's quit the spy business.

Director: Christian Nyby | Stars: Robert Culp, Bill Cosby, Viviane Ventura, Michael Evans

Votes: 18



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