1950s TV Favouritesby muse-925-654710 | created - 02 Apr 2014 | updated - 13 Apr 2014 | Public
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4. Home Run Derby (1959–1961)
30 min | Sport
A series of filmed home run contests between two sluggers of the late 1950s/early 1960s, one National Leaguer, one American Leaguer. The batters had to swing at every pitch in the strike ... See full summary »
6. Bat Masterson (1958–1961)
TV-14 | 30 min | Western
Dressed-up dandy (derby and cane), gambler and lawman roams the West charming women and defending the unjustly accused. His primary weapon was his wit (and cane) rather than his gun.
17. The Roy Rogers Show (1951–1957)
30 min | Western
The Double R Ranch featured "The King of the Cowboys" Roy, his "Smartest Horse in the Movies" Trigger, "Queen of the West" Dale, her horse Buttermilk, their dog Bullet, and even Pat's jeep, Nellybelle.
Sons of the great detective Fenton Hardy, Frank and Joe are eager to impress their father with their mystery solving skills. When an opportunity comes to help prove the new kid in town as ... See full summary »
19. The Danny Thomas Show (1953–1965)
TV-Y7 | 30 min | Comedy, Family
Danny is a NY entertainer. Between his co-stars at the nightclub where he performs, his wife and his kids, he has dilemmas galore. Which he somehow manages to resolve.
21. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
TV-14 | 25 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
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.
23. The Lone Ranger (1956)
Passed | 86 min | Western
Wealthy rancher Reese Kilgore aims to grab silver-rich Indian land by skilfully pitting Indians against settlers but the suspicious territorial governor sends The Lone Ranger to investigate.
25. The Red Skelton Hour (1951–2016)
TV-G | 60 min | Comedy
Long-running weekly show that spotlighted legendary comedian and beloved television clown, Red Skelton. Each show featured comedy skits, gags, and vignettes starring Skelton and guest performers.
27. Quick Draw McGraw (1959–1962)
TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Quick Draw Mcgraw was a dimwitted and lanky mustang (horse) who caused much chaos in the Old West. If he could get his own six shooter out of his holster at all, he would usually shoot the ... See full summary »
32. The Mighty Mouse Playhouse (1955–1966)
TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
An American television anthology series featuring animated short films starring Mighty Mouse. The series was credited with popularizing the Mighty Mouse character in popular culture far ... See full summary »
33. What's My Line? (1950–1967)
30 min | Family, Game-Show
Four panelists must determine guests' occupations - and, in the case of famous guests, while blindfolded, their identity - by asking only "yes" or "no" questions.
34. The Real McCoys (1957–1963)
TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Family
From the hills of West Virginia, Amos McCoy moves his family to an inherited farm in California. Grandpa Amos is quick to give advice to his three grandchildren and wonders how his neighbors ever managed without him around.
36. Death Valley Days (1952–1970)
TV-PG | 25 min | Western
Western stories and legends based, and filmed, in and around Death Valley, California. One of the longest-running Western series, originating on radio in the 1930s. The continuing sponsor was "20 Mule Team" Borax, a product formerly mined in Death Valley.
39. The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (1954–1959)
30 min | Adventure, Family, Western
Rusty was orphaned in an Indian raid. He and his dog Rin Tin Tin were adopted by the troops at Fort Apache in Arizona, and helped establish law and order in and around Mesa Grande.
40. Sky King (1951–1962)
30 min | Adventure, Western
"From out of the clear blue of the western sky comes Sky King" was the familiar opening to television's premier aviation program. Operating from his Flying Crown Ranch in Arizona, Sky King,... See full summary »
41. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family
Master Sergeant Bilko, regularly helped by the soldiers at Fort Baxter's motor pool, spends little time performing his duties by constantly trying to obtain money through various get-rich-quick scams and promotions.