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1. The Magical World of Disney (1954–1997)
Episode: Disney on Parade (1971)

TV-G | 60 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.8
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This telecast of the First Edition of "Disney on Parade" is from the first performance of the Australasian Tour. This is a videotape from the show performed in Adelaide, Australia.

Director: Stan Harris | Stars: Hans Conried, Scatman Crothers, Randy Digrazio, June Foray

Votes: 10

2. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

R | 133 min | Drama

8.7
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83 Metascore

A criminal pleads insanity and is admitted to a mental institution, where he rebels against the oppressive nurse and rallies up the scared patients.

Director: Milos Forman | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, Michael Berryman, Peter Brocco

Votes: 906,840 | Gross: $112.00M

3. The Odd Couple (1970–1975)
Episode: The Subway Story (1974)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.6
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Oscar's fed up with New York City. To show him how much fun the city can be, Felix shows him around. Then they get stuck on a hot, stalled subway with assorted New Yorkers, including a blind pencil seller, and a pregnant dog.

Director: Norm Gray | Stars: Tony Randall, Jack Klugman, Elinor Donahue, Barney Martin

Votes: 49

4. 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: 14,608

5. Kolchak: The Night Stalker (1974–1975)

TV-PG | 51 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

8.5
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A newspaper reporter investigates strange supernatural occurrences in Chicago.

Stars: Darren McGavin, Simon Oakland, Jack Grinnage, Ruth McDevitt

Votes: 4,119

6. The Magical World of Disney (1954–1997)

TV-G | 120 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.5
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A Disney-produced anthology covering many different genres.

Stars: Walt Disney, Paul Frees, Clarence Nash, Slim Pickens

Votes: 1,620

7. The Shining (1980)

R | 146 min | Drama, Horror

8.4
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66 Metascore

A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where a sinister presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from both past and future.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, Scatman Crothers

Votes: 885,777 | Gross: $44.02M

8. Roots (1977)

TV-14 | 588 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.4
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A dramatization of author Alex Haley's family line from ancestor Kunta Kinte's enslavement to his descendants' liberation.

Stars: LeVar Burton, Robert Reed, John Amos, Louis Gossett Jr.

Votes: 15,897

9. 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: 3,122

10. Grandpa, Will You Run with Me? (1983 TV Movie)

8.4
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Director: Tom Trbovich | Stars: Jack Albertson, Lloyd Bridges, George Burns, David Copperfield

Votes: 11

11. Johnny Midnight (1960– )

30 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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Johnny Midnight (Edmond O'Brien) is an ex-actor/theater owner, now turned private eye. His turf is Broadway and New York City's theater district. He lives in a penthouse apartment above the... See full synopsis »

Stars: Edmond O'Brien, Yuki Shimoda, Arthur Batanides, Barney Phillips

Votes: 25

12. Chico and the Man (1974–1978)
Episode: The Disappearance (1975)

TV-G | Comedy

8.3
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Chico sees Ed sneaking out of the garage one night all dressed up in a nice suit and Ed is very secretive about where he is going. It seems he is going to a bar that he and his wife used to... See full summary »

Director: Jack Donohue | Stars: Jack Albertson, Freddie Prinze, Scatman Crothers, Carole Cook

Votes: 11

13. The Jim Nabors Show (1978– )

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.2
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75 Episodes of a 1-hour Talk/Variety Series hosted by Jim Nabors, the singer and star of "Gomer Pyle," with over 225 celebrity comedy and musical guests.

Stars: Jim Nabors, Al Able, Susan Ford, Bob Hanley

Votes: 33

14. Transformers: The Return of Optimus Prime (1987 Video)

50 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

8.2
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When Scientists discover Sun Spores, an alien plague that instills a hatred so overwhelming that anyone infected won't stop until everything in their path is destroyed. Soon, the scientists... See full summary »

Directors: Andy Kim, Ray Lee | Stars: Scatman Crothers, Peter Cullen, Dan Gilvezan, Aron Kincaid

Votes: 471

15. Hong Kong Phooey (1974–1975)
Episode: Comedy Cowboys (1974)

TV-G | 21 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.2
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The conniving cowboy Tin Nose frames Hong Kong Phooey for the theft of a rare map to The Lost Dutchman Mine from a museum. It's up to Honcho, The Mystery Maverick, and Posse Impossible to help corral Tin Nose and clear Hong Kong's name.

Director: Charles A. Nichols | Stars: Daws Butler, Scatman Crothers, Don Messick, Ed Peck

Votes: 24

16. The David Steinberg Show (1972– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1976)

Comedy

8.2
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Director: Perry Rosemond | Stars: Milton Berle, John Candy, Scatman Crothers, Joe Flaherty

Votes: 5

17. Petrocelli (1974–1976)
Episode: Jubilee Jones (1976)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Tony represents an entertainer who's charged with killing the manager of the club where he works. It seems like the manager was short changing everyone at the club. And he was the one who ... See full summary »

Director: Victor French | Stars: Barry Newman, Susan Howard, Albert Salmi, Scatman Crothers

Votes: 11

18. The Paper Chase (1978–1986)
Episode: Lasting Impressions (1985)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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Golden is working on his first case at a law firm. It involves a pharmaceutical manufacturer who's suing a TV news show that aired a story that claims one of his products is defective. But ... See full summary »

Director: John Herzfeld | Stars: John Houseman, James Stephens, Tom Fitzsimmons, James Keane

Votes: 10

19. Magnum, P.I. (1980–1988)
Episode: Lest We Forget (1981)

TV-PG | 50 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.2
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A man nominated to be a Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court asks Magnum to find a woman he last saw on December 6, 1941.

Director: Lawrence Doheny | Stars: Tom Selleck, John Hillerman, Roger E. Mosley, Larry Manetti

Votes: 344

20. Laverne & Shirley (1976–1983)
Episode: Murder on the Moose Jaw Express: Part 1 (1980)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.2
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While on a train heading to Canada, the girls end up in the middle of espionage and murder. After an injured man comes to them warning, "Beware of the bald man", he dies. Who is the bald man and will the girls escape certain danger?

Director: Joel Zwick | Stars: Penny Marshall, Cindy Williams, Betty Garrett, David L. Lander

Votes: 48

21. Laverne & Shirley (1976–1983)
Episode: Murder on the Moose Jaw Express: Part 2 (1980)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.2
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Laverne sees Shirley is missing, Lenny and Squiggy attempt a rescue, and no bald man on the train is above suspicion. Laverne realizes she needs to 'out' the villain and confront him. Will Laverne, Shirley, Lenny, and Squiggy survive?

Director: Joel Zwick | Stars: Penny Marshall, Cindy Williams, Betty Garrett, David L. Lander

Votes: 43

22. The Transformers (1984–1987)
Episode: Starscream's Brigade (1986)

TV-Y7 | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.2
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After being exiled from the Decepticons, Starscream frees five Cybertronian criminals from prison and re-purposes them into his own troops, the Combaticons. With these new warriors at his ... See full summary »

Directors: Andy Kim, Bob Kirk, Al Kouzel, Bob Matz, Norm McCabe, Margaret Nichols, Karen Peterson, Tom Ray, Robert Shellhorn, Bob Treat, Terry Lennon | Stars: Jack Angel, Michael Bell, Arthur Burghardt, Corey Burton

Votes: 101

23. Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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The lives and work of the staff of an inner city police precinct.

Stars: Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz, James Sikking

Votes: 7,269

24. Taxi (1978–1983)
Episode: A Grand Gesture (1983)

TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy

8.1
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Jim is attacked by the gang back at the garage about the amount of money he is recklessly giving away. Jim's solution, he will give them all $1000 each to give away.

Director: Noam Pitlik | Stars: Judd Hirsch, Danny DeVito, Marilu Henner, Tony Danza

Votes: 76

25. Hong Kong Phooey (1974–1975)
Episode: The Gumdrop Kid/Professor Presto (1974)

TV-G | 21 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.1
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Phooey is on the trail of a child-sized villain who plans to take over the town's sweet production. Phooey is called to track down a vanishing magician who disappeared from the police station.

Director: Charles A. Nichols | Stars: Scatman Crothers, Joe E. Ross

Votes: 28

26. The Transformers (1984–1987)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.0
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Two opposing factions of transforming alien robots engage in a battle that has the fate of Earth in the balance.

Stars: Frank Welker, Peter Cullen, Corey Burton, Christopher Collins

Votes: 20,176

27. The Paper Chase (1978–1986)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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The trials of a group of law students under the tutelage of a strict professor.

Stars: John Houseman, James Stephens, Tom Fitzsimmons, James Keane

Votes: 774

28. The Lorax (1972 TV Short)

TV-G | 25 min | Animation, Short, Drama

8.0
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A ruined industrialist tells his tale of his environmentally self-destructive greed despite the warnings of an old forest creature.

Director: Hawley Pratt | Stars: Eddie Albert, Bob Holt, Athena Lorde, Harlen Carraher

Votes: 2,508

29. Nichols (1971–1972)

60 min | Western

8.0
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In 1914, Nichols, a soldier, sick of killing, returns to his Arizona hometown, named after his family, and is strong-armed into serving as Sheriff by the Ketcham clan, who run the area. ... See full summary »

Stars: James Garner, Margot Kidder, Neva Patterson, John Beck

Votes: 205

30. Celebrity Bowling (1971–1977)

30 min | Family, Game-Show, Sport

8.0
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Exactly what the name implied celebrities participate in a regulation game of bowling.

Stars: Jed Allan, Dave Davis, Cheryl Robinson, Dick Martin

Votes: 98

31. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)
Episode: Joan Rivers/Orson Bean/Charles Nelson Reilly/Scatman Crothers (1975)

Comedy, Talk-Show

8.0
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Father Time pays a visit. Joan Rivers discusses her recent trip to Mexico; Orson Bean describes an encounter with a butterfly; Charles Nelson Reilly recalls theatrical mishaps; Scatman Crothers comments on his planned Broadway show.

Director: Bobby Quinn | Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Doc Severinsen, Joan Rivers

Votes: 8

32. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)
Episode: Joan Rivers/Truman Capote/Bob Speca (1975)

Comedy, Talk-Show

8.0
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Johnny presents awards in categories that didn't qualify for Emmys. Joan Rivers talks about air travel and children; Truman Capote (short story "Mojave"); Bob Speca topples a design of over 7,000 dominoes.

Director: Bobby Quinn | Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Doc Severinsen, Joan Rivers

Votes: 5

33. Hong Kong Phooey (1974–1975)
Episode: The Abominable Snowman/Professor Crosshatch (1974)

TV-G | 21 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.0
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Phooey is on the tracks of a snowman who is stealing equipment for a luxury ski resort. Phooey is asked to capture an evil professor who has trained his pet bird to steal jewels from shop windows.

Director: Charles A. Nichols | Stars: Scatman Crothers, Joe E. Ross

Votes: 25

34. Kolchak: The Night Stalker (1974–1975)
Episode: The Zombie (1974)

TV-PG | 51 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

8.0
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An old African American woman uses voodoo to resurrect her dead grandson to kill the mobsters who murdered him, as well as those like Kolchak who would interfere with her revenge.

Director: Alexander Grasshoff | Stars: Darren McGavin, Simon Oakland, Charles Aidman, Joseph Sirola

Votes: 413

35. Sanford and Son (1972–1977)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.9
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The misadventures of a cantankerous junk dealer and his frustrated son.

Stars: Redd Foxx, Demond Wilson, LaWanda Page, Don Bexley

Votes: 7,702

36. ABC Weekend Specials (1977–1995)

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

7.9
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A youth anthology series focusing primarily on adaptations of children's literature.

Stars: Willie Tyler, Frank Welker, Hal Smith, Janet Waldo

Votes: 234

37. 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: 191

38. Bourbon Street Beat (1959–1960)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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A former New Orleans cop partners with an Ivy League lawyer to open up a private detective agency with offices on the city's famed Bourbon Street.

Stars: Richard Long, Andrew Duggan, Van Williams, Arlene Howell

Votes: 128

39. The Sty of the Blind Pig (1974 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama

7.9
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Originally produced in 1971 by the estimable Negro Ensemble Company, and hailed by Time Magazine as one of the best plays of the year, Dean's powerful drama is about an uprooted Africian ... See full summary »

Director: Ivan Dixon | Stars: Mary Alice, Scatman Crothers, Maidie Norman, Richard Ward

Votes: 16

40. Hotel (1983–1988)
Episode: Confrontations (1983)

Drama, Romance

7.9
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Some of the hotel's guests who are part of a convention, are treating some of the guests in a strange manner. It's later revealed that they are bigots. Mrs. Cabot decides to treat them as ... See full summary »

Director: Harry Harris | Stars: James Brolin, Connie Sellecca, Shea Farrell, Nathan Cook

Votes: 16

41. Hong Kong Phooey (1974–1975)
Episode: The Claw/Hong Kong Phooey vs. Hong Kong Phooey (1974)

TV-G | 21 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.9
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Phooey investigates a mechanical claw that is stealing gold from the National Bank. An impostor starts to claim all of Phooey's rewards for fighting crime.

Director: Charles A. Nichols | Stars: Scatman Crothers, Don Messick, Joe E. Ross, Jean Vander Pyl

Votes: 27

42. Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)
Episode: The End of Logan's Run (1984)

TV-14 | 49 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Furillo gets in trouble with Mayor Ozzie Cleveland for criticizing 'Operation Stop 'N' Cop' on the news. Joyce faces a situation of life and death while visiting a client. Belker arrests his regular pickpocket one last time.

Director: Christian I. Nyby II | Stars: Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz, James Sikking

Votes: 49

43. The New Scooby-Doo Movies (1972–1973)
Episode: The Loch Ness Mess (1972)

TV-G | 43 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.9
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While visiting Shaggy's great uncle Nath, the gang bumps again into the Harlem Globetrotters and a Loch Ness monster.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna | Stars: Nicole Jaffe, Casey Kasem, Don Messick, Heather North

Votes: 110

44. Bourbon Street Beat (1959–1960)
Episode: The Mourning Cloak (1959)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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Rex gets a strange note care of his office assistance requesting he come out to an old run down plantation house. It becomes obvious very quickly something is very wrong at the house especially when former employees turn up dead.

Director: James V. Kern | Stars: Richard Long, Andrew Duggan, Arlene Howell, Van Williams

Votes: 7

45. Sanford and Son (1972–1977)
Episode: The Stand-In (1975)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.9
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The Sanfords welcome Fred's buddies Bow Legs and Al, who are bringing their song, dance and comedy act to an LA nightclub. When Al hurts his back, Fred and Lamont step up and step out in ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Foster | Stars: Redd Foxx, Demond Wilson, LaWanda Page, Scatman Crothers

Votes: 71

46. The Odd Couple (1970–1975)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy

7.8
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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: 5,170

47. Kids Are People, Too (1978–1988)

TV-G | 90 min | Family, Talk-Show

7.8
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A teen oriented variety show.

Stars: Sonny Melendrez, Billy Dee Williams, Irene Cara, Bob McAllister

Votes: 38

48. McMillan & Wife (1971–1977)
Episode: Downshift to Danger (1974)

TV-PG | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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When multi-millionaire Maxwell Abbott dies, he arranges for 5 couples to participate in a winner-take-all automobile rally using his collection of classic cars. The prize: the vintage cars ... See full summary »

Director: Lou Antonio | Stars: Rock Hudson, Susan Saint James, John Schuck, Nancy Walker

Votes: 70

49. Hong Kong Phooey (1974–1975)
Episode: Dr. Disguiso/The Incredible Mr. Shrink (1974)

TV-G | 21 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.8
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A villainous master of disguise is using his skills for a number of bank robberies. An evil businessman bullies the whole town by making everyone buying his umbrellas.

Director: Charles A. Nichols | Stars: Scatman Crothers, Joe E. Ross, Paul Winchell

Votes: 26

50. The Transformers (1984–1987)
Episode: Fire in the Sky (1984)

TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.8
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While draining the Earth of its heat down at the Arctic Circle, the Decepticons stumble across an old friend of Starscream's, Skyfire, frozen in the ice. But will Skyfire be able to do what is right?

Director: John Walker | Stars: Gregg Berger, Corey Burton, Christopher Collins, Scatman Crothers

Votes: 114



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