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1. Doctor Doctor (1989–1991)

30 min | Comedy

8.9
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Doctor, Doctor chronicles the exploits of four doctors who formed the Northeast Medical Partners. After completing their Harvard medical schooling and residences they all got together and ... See full summary »

Stars: Matt Frewer, Julius Carry, Beau Gravitte, Maureen Mueller

Votes: 332

2. Victoria Regina (1961 TV Movie)

77 min | Drama

8.9
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Julie Harris portrays the famed Queen Victoria over a 60 year span, from the age of 18 through her romance with Prince Albert through her diamond jubilee in 1897.

Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Julie Harris, James Donald, Basil Rathbone, Pamela Brown

Votes: 17

3. Life with Louie (1995–1998)
Episode: Family Portrait (1997)

TV-Y | Animation, Short, Adventure

8.9
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Louie learns one of his friends is an orphan and invites him to his house for Christmas.

Director: Matthew O'Callaghan | Stars: Louie Anderson, Edie McClurg, Miko Hughes, Justin Shenkarow

Votes: 23

4. Benson (1979–1986)
Episode: Make War, Not Love (1984)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.9
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Benson unknowingly has two countries ready to declare war.

Director: Katherine Helmond | Stars: Robert Guillaume, James Noble, Inga Swenson, Missy Gold

Votes: 8

5. New York Television Theatre (1965– )

Comedy, Drama

8.8
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Stars: John C. Becher, Charlotte Rae, George Rose, Sada Thompson

Votes: 6

6. The Defenders (1961–1965)
Episode: The Locked Room (1962)

60 min | Drama

8.7
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The emphasis is on a jury as it deliberates the fate of a woman accused of killing her husband's apparent mistress.

Director: David Greene | Stars: E.G. Marshall, Robert Reed, Viveca Lindfors, Zachary Scott

Votes: 10

7. Benson (1979–1986)
Episode: Made in Hong Kong: Part 2 (1984)

TV-G | Comedy, Family

8.6
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The rescue attempts for Clayton do not go so well when the governor and Kraus end up being kidnapped also. Since the police think Benson is involved, he must evade the police and rescue the others.

Director: Bill Foster | Stars: Robert Guillaume, James Noble, Inga Swenson, Missy Gold

Votes: 8

8. Benson (1979–1986)
Episode: The Bookburner (1985)

TV-G | Comedy, Family

8.6
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When the Governor chooses not to support a Senator's bid to have certain books removed from schools, the Senator lashes back at them.

Director: Gary Brown | Stars: Robert Guillaume, James Noble, Inga Swenson, Missy Gold

Votes: 7

9. Benson (1979–1986)
Episode: The Reunion (1984)

TV-G | Comedy, Family

8.6
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Benson goes home for a family reunion. And his brother wants his help to convince their uncle the head of the family to retire. But their aunt refuses to let them consider it.

Director: Gilbert Moses | Stars: Robert Guillaume, James Noble, Inga Swenson, Missy Gold

Votes: 8

10. Benson (1979–1986)
Episode: We Spy (1985)

TV-G | Comedy, Family

8.6
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Benson and Kraus are accused of being spies while they are in Germany.

Director: Bill Foster | Stars: Robert Guillaume, James Noble, Inga Swenson, Missy Gold

Votes: 7

11. Testimony of Two Men (1977)

360 min | Drama

8.5
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Ambitious, post-Civil War costume drama spaning 36 years which intertwines several stories of lust, power, greed and murder in dealing with two former army field doctors and their passion ... See full summary »

Stars: David Birney, Barbara Parkins, Steve Forrest, Ralph Bellamy

Votes: 91

12. Nutcracker: Money, Madness & Murder (1987)

100 min | Drama, Thriller

8.5
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Sociopathic socialite plots her father's murder.

Stars: Lee Remick, Tate Donovan, John Glover, Linda Kelsey

Votes: 82

13. Benson (1979–1986)
Episode: Clayton, Go Home (1981)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.5
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A representative from an airline which opposes a noise abatement bill attempts to bribe Clayton. When Clayton intends to testify against the airline, he begins to receive threats and break-ins.

Director: John Rich | Stars: Robert Guillaume, James Noble, Inga Swenson, Missy Gold

Votes: 15

14. Benson (1979–1986)
Episode: Hello, We Must Be Going (1984)

TV-G | Comedy, Family

8.5
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Benson has plans to ask Kraus to be his assistant in the political office, but he is forced by other parties to hire someone else. The new hire does not work out.

Director: Gary Brown | Stars: Robert Guillaume, James Noble, Inga Swenson, Missy Gold

Votes: 11

15. Benson (1979–1986)
Episode: Let's Play Doctor (1984)

TV-G | Comedy, Family

8.5
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Benson tries to get a doctor who works in an inner city clinic honored for his work but the man refuses. However Benson pushes and learns why he doesn't want it.

Director: Gary Brown | Stars: Robert Guillaume, James Noble, Inga Swenson, Missy Gold

Votes: 13

16. Benson (1979–1986)
Episode: Made in Hong Kong: Part 1 (1984)

TV-G | Comedy, Family

8.5
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While visiting Hong Kong, Clayton is kidnapped in a case of mistaken identity. However, even upon learning the mistake, his captors don't let him go. The rest of the staff alert the police.

Director: Bill Foster | Stars: Robert Guillaume, James Noble, Inga Swenson, Missy Gold

Votes: 11

17. Benson (1979–1986)
Episode: Making Change (1985)

TV-G | Comedy, Family

8.5
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Told in back-flashes and scene sequences, Benson and the others recall the many people in their lives who have influenced them in some way.

Director: Rob Dames | Stars: Robert Guillaume, James Noble, Inga Swenson, Billie Bird

Votes: 11

18. Benson (1979–1986)
Episode: Mary and Her Lambs (1982)

TV-G | Comedy, Family

8.5
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The governor's home prepares for the Christmas holiday. As Benson talks to friends, he finds a cook is struggling to keep her foster children.

Director: Rob Dames | Stars: Robert Guillaume, James Noble, Inga Swenson, Missy Gold

Votes: 11

19. Benson (1979–1986)
Episode: No Sad Songs (1981)

TV-G | Comedy, Family

8.5
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Benson's mother makes an unexpected but welcome visit.

Director: John Rich | Stars: Robert Guillaume, James Noble, Inga Swenson, Missy Gold

Votes: 18

20. Life with Louie (1995–1998)
Episode: Project: Mother's Day (1998)

TV-Y | Animation, Short, Adventure

8.5
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Louie can't think of the perfect gift to give his mom on Mother's Day, but when Ora falls ill and Louie jumps into a role of responsibility, he learns he has given her the greatest gift of all.

Director: Bert Ring | Stars: Louie Anderson, Edie McClurg, Miko Hughes, Justin Shenkarow

Votes: 25

21. Benson (1979–1986)
Episode: Scenario (1985)

TV-G | Comedy, Family

8.5
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The staff is conducting an exercise on what would happen if there's a nuclear attack. But the computer plays out a scenario that is almost hopeless for anyone to survive. And that's when ... See full summary »

Director: Rob Dames | Stars: Robert Guillaume, James Noble, Inga Swenson, Missy Gold

Votes: 11

23. Benson (1979–1986)
Episode: The Campaign (1984)

TV-G | Comedy, Family

8.5
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Benson throws his hat in the political ring for lieutenant governor. He finds it easy to raise money for his campaign, but then realizes everyone who contributes is wanting something in return.

Director: Gary Brown | Stars: Robert Guillaume, James Noble, Inga Swenson, Missy Gold

Votes: 11

24. Benson (1979–1986)
Episode: The Election (1984)

TV-G | Comedy, Family

8.5
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Benson's campaign is running out on money and he is facing a political debate from his opponent.

Director: Gary Brown | Stars: Robert Guillaume, James Noble, Inga Swenson, Missy Gold

Votes: 11

25. 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: 2,961

26. Benson (1979–1986)
Episode: Double Date (1984)

TV-G | Comedy, Family

8.4
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Benson and Linda go on a double date with Clayton and Jill. Jill finds she cannot get away from the talkative Clayton.

Director: Gilbert Moses | Stars: Robert Guillaume, James Noble, Inga Swenson, Missy Gold

Votes: 12

27. The DuPont Show of the Month (1957–1961)
Episode: Oliver Twist (1959)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, History

8.4
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An orphan named Oliver Twist meets a pickpocket on the streets of London. From there, he joins a household of boys who are trained to steal for their master.

Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: Tom Clancy, John Colicos, Beulah Garrick, William Hickey

Votes: 9

28. Benson (1979–1986)
Episode: Rivals (1981)

TV-G | Comedy, Family

8.4
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Kraus is in a state: her childhood rival, whose boasting she has endured for years, is on her way to America, expecting to find the cook married to the governor.

Director: John Rich | Stars: Robert Guillaume, James Noble, Inga Swenson, Missy Gold

Votes: 18

29. Benson (1979–1986)
Episode: Takin' It to the Streets (1980)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family

8.4
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The Governor and Benson visit a bar and listen to the conversations among the other patrons. They learn what others think of the politics in the state.

Director: Tony Mordente | Stars: Robert Guillaume, James Noble, Inga Swenson, Caroline McWilliams

Votes: 26

30. Benson (1979–1986)
Episode: Taking It to the Max (1984)

TV-G | Comedy, Family

8.4
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Benson's sister who just went through a rough break up stays with him. Max, the man who helped Benson get elected takes her out. And when Benson sees that after one date, they seem to be ... See full summary »

Director: Rob Dames | Stars: Robert Guillaume, James Noble, Inga Swenson, Missy Gold

Votes: 8

31. Benson (1979–1986)
Episode: The Stranger (1985)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.4
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On a stormy Halloween night, a mysterious man who calls himself G. Reaper shows up. Later they learn that some children go missing. That's when the entire staff believe that the man is The ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Foster | Stars: Robert Guillaume, James Noble, Inga Swenson, Missy Gold

Votes: 13

32. Benson (1979–1986)
Episode: Two Boys and Their Dog (1985)

TV-G | Comedy, Family

8.4
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Clayton talks Benson into investing in a dog breeding business. However, their mating dog is impotent.

Director: Rob Dames | Stars: Robert Guillaume, James Noble, Inga Swenson, Missy Gold

Votes: 8

33. Life with Louie (1995–1998)

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

8.3
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Adventures of Louie Anderson as a child, growing up with his sweet-hearted mother, his loud and war crazed father, his 10 siblings, and children at school who love to tease him.

Stars: Louie Anderson, Edie McClurg, Justin Shenkarow, Miko Hughes

Votes: 6,557

34. The 36th Annual Tony Awards (1982 TV Special)

8.3
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Director: Clark Jones | Stars: Tony Randall, Karen Akers, Judith Anderson, Lucie Arnaz

Votes: 14

35. Benson (1979–1986)
Episode: Benson's Appointment (1981)

TV-G | Comedy, Family

8.3
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The governor sticks his neck out to appoint Benson the state budget director, a job requiring the state senate's confirmation.

Director: John Rich | Stars: Robert Guillaume, James Noble, Inga Swenson, Missy Gold

Votes: 18

36. Benson (1979–1986)
Episode: Dubois: Portrait of a Politician (1985)

TV-G | Comedy, Family

8.3
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While Gatling is away, Benson, as acting governor, vetoes a bill the governor would have signed.

Director: Rob Dames | Stars: Robert Guillaume, James Noble, Inga Swenson, Missy Gold

Votes: 7

37. Benson (1979–1986)
Episode: Flight of the Dodo: Part 2 (1985)

TV-G | Comedy, Family

8.3
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After Clayton crashes the helicopter on the way to a golf course, Clayton, Benson and the governor are stranded in a desert.

Director: Bill Foster | Stars: Robert Guillaume, James Noble, Inga Swenson, Missy Gold

Votes: 7

38. Benson (1979–1986)
Episode: Home for Christmas (1984)

TV-G | Comedy, Family

8.3
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It's Christmas time, and everyone is busy. In his rush, Benson falls and hits his head. While he is out, he dreams of holidays past with his mother.

Director: Bill Foster | Stars: Robert Guillaume, James Noble, Inga Swenson, Missy Gold

Votes: 7

39. Benson (1979–1986)
Episode: Take This Job and Love It (1985)

TV-G | Comedy, Family

8.3
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Benson finds out a mayor wants to have break-dancing declared illegal. Benson decides to talk to the mayor to prevent it. He finds it is a difficult task.

Director: Bill Foster | Stars: Robert Guillaume, James Noble, Inga Swenson, Missy Gold

Votes: 10

40. Benson (1979–1986)
Episode: The Oval Office (1985)

TV-G | Comedy, Family

8.3
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Benson and the Governor are in hot water with President Regan after Benson criticizes the president's proposed budget. As Benson and the Governor await their discipline, they become trapped in the Oval Office.

Director: Bill Foster | Stars: Robert Guillaume, James Noble, Inga Swenson, Missy Gold

Votes: 7

41. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.2
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Of the many anthology series, this 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: 255

42. The United States Steel Hour (1953–1963)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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In this live drama series, over two hundred live plays, covering all aspects of society, were shown.

Stars: Richard Kiley, Betsy Palmer, Mona Freeman, Hans Conried

Votes: 108

43. The Jack Paar Program (1962–1965)

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.2
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This was a variety show, hosted by Jack Paar, that had live and filmed interviews with famous people; comedy and musical acts; and home movies of trips Paar took with his wife Miriam and ... See full summary »

Stars: Jack Paar, Jose Melis, Jim G. Lucas, Jonathan Winters

Votes: 144

44. Dr. Kildare (1961–1966)
Episode: Breakdown (1962)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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Kildare works under an orthopedist who, while highly skilled and efficient, is also overly perfectionist and demanding with those who work under him. Especially Kildare, whom he starts to suspect of wanting to undermine him.

Director: Lawrence Dobkin | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Raymond Massey, Larry Parks, Inga Swenson

Votes: 11

45. Benson (1979–1986)
Episode: Full Court Press (1983)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.2
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Katie interviews Benson for her school paper and overhears Benson and Clayton arguing about expenses. Benson tells Clayton he is a crook. Katie's story is printed and spreads to the main press papers. Denise finds out she is pregnant.

Director: Katherine Helmond | Stars: Robert Guillaume, James Noble, Inga Swenson, Missy Gold

Votes: 13

46. Benson (1979–1986)
Episode: One Strike, You're Out (1979)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.2
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A dinner party at the governor's home is at risk of chaos when the domestic staff goes on strike.

Director: Jay Sandrich | Stars: Robert Guillaume, James Noble, Inga Swenson, Caroline McWilliams

Votes: 22

47. Benson (1979–1986)
Episode: Secret Love (1986)

TV-G | Comedy, Family

8.2
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Clayton's about to be named Budget Director. But at the hearing a secret he's been keeping is revealed and might make his appointment unlikely. So he freaks out and runs out. Benson tries to encourage to stand up to them.

Director: Bill Foster | Stars: Robert Guillaume, James Noble, Inga Swenson, Missy Gold

Votes: 8

48. Benson (1979–1986)
Episode: Solid Gold (1985)

TV-G | Comedy, Family

8.2
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There are plenty of guest stars in this episode about a trip to Las Vegas for a convention. Benson and Kraus perform in a stage show, and Clayton gambles away his money.

Director: Gary Brown | Stars: Robert Guillaume, James Noble, Inga Swenson, Missy Gold

Votes: 13

49. Benson (1979–1986)
Episode: The Grass Ain't Greener (1981)

TV-G | Comedy, Family

8.2
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The governor is shown a report on the problems with the prison. The conditions are bad, and he needs to decide to increase the budget. The governor sends Benson in as an undercover agent to find out what is really going on.

Director: John Rich | Stars: Robert Guillaume, James Noble, Inga Swenson, Missy Gold

Votes: 19

50. Benson (1979–1986)
Episode: The Scandal (1984)

TV-G | Comedy, Family

8.2
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Benson learns that the lieutenant governor is accepting bribes.

Director: Gary Brown | Stars: Robert Guillaume, James Noble, Inga Swenson, Missy Gold

Votes: 12



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