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1. Law & Order (1990–2010)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Follows a crime (usually a murder), usually adapted from current headlines, from two separate vantage points, the police investigation and the prosecution in court.

Stars: Jerry Orbach, Jesse L. Martin, Dennis Farina, S. Epatha Merkerson

Votes: 29,865

2. M*A*S*H (1972–1983)

TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy, Drama, War

8.4
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The staff of an Army hospital in the Korean War find that laughter is the best way to deal with their situation.

Stars: Alan Alda, Wayne Rogers, Loretta Swit, Jamie Farr

Votes: 47,619

3. Dallas (1978–1991)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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J.R. Ewing, a Texas oil baron, uses manipulation and blackmail to achieve his ambitions, both business and personal. He often comes into conflict with his brother Bobby, his arch-enemy Cliff Barnes and his long-suffering wife Sue Ellen.

Stars: Larry Hagman, Ken Kercheval, Patrick Duffy, Linda Gray

Votes: 10,649

4. The Fog (1980)

R | 89 min | Horror, Thriller

6.8
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55 Metascore

An unearthly fog rolls into a small coastal town exactly 100 years after a ship mysteriously sank in its waters.

Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Adrienne Barbeau, Jamie Lee Curtis, Janet Leigh, John Houseman

Votes: 59,003 | Gross: $21.38M

5. CHiPs (1977–1983)

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

6.4
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The adventures of two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers.

Stars: Erik Estrada, Larry Wilcox, Robert Pine, Paul Linke

Votes: 7,094

6. Black Sheep Squadron (1976–1978)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.6
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The dramatized World War II adventures of U.S. Major Gregory "Pappy" Boyington and his U.S. Marine Attack Squadron 214, (The Black Sheep Squadron).

Stars: Robert Conrad, Simon Oakland, Dana Elcar, Dirk Blocker

Votes: 2,070

7. Elvis (I) (1979 TV Movie)

150 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.0
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Biographical movie about the famous rock singer Elvis Presley.

Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Kurt Russell, Shelley Winters, Bing Russell, Robert Gray

Votes: 3,181

8. Family (1976–1980)

60 min | Drama, Family

7.5
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The joys and heartaches of the Lawrence family of Pasadena, California.

Stars: Sada Thompson, James Broderick, Gary Frank, Kristy McNichol

Votes: 1,075

9. The Secrets of Isis (1975–1976)

30 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.7
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An archaeologist gains an amulet that allows her to transform into the superheroine goddess Isis and fight evil.

Stars: JoAnna Cameron, Brian Cutler, Joanna Pang, Ronalda Douglas

Votes: 825

10. Lou Grant (1977–1982)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama

7.2
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The trials of a former television station manager, turned newspaper city editor, and his journalist staff.

Stars: Edward Asner, Robert Walden, Mason Adams, Jack Bannon

Votes: 1,554

11. Hardcastle and McCormick (1983–1986)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.5
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A retired judge and his last defendant follow up on cases that were dismissed due to technicalities.

Stars: Brian Keith, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Joe Santos, John Hancock

Votes: 2,106

12. The Boys in Company C (1978)

R | 125 min | Drama, War

7.0
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In 1967, five young men undergo boot camp training before being shipped out to Vietnam. Once they get there, the experience proves worse than they could have imagined.

Director: Sidney J. Furie | Stars: Stan Shaw, Andrew Stevens, James Canning, Michael Lembeck

Votes: 2,747

13. The Blue Knight (1975–1976)

60 min | Action, Drama, Crime

6.9
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The exploits of Los Angeles beat cop Bumper Morgan.

Stars: George Kennedy, John Steadman, Barbara Rhoades, Lee Weaver

Votes: 149

14. Out of the Darkness (1985 TV Movie)

R | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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"Out of the Darkness" is a gripping thriller telling the true story of the hunt and capture of David Berkowitz, a.k.a. "Son of Sam" - the infamous serial killer who stalked New York City in... See full summary »

Director: Jud Taylor | Stars: Martin Sheen, Hector Elizondo, Matt Clark, Jennifer Salt

Votes: 321

15. High Ice (1980 TV Movie)

104 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.5
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A park ranger clashes with an egotistical army officer over how to handle a rescue operation to save three rock climbers stranded on a high elevation ledge of a mountain in Washington state.

Director: Eugene S. Jones | Stars: David Janssen, Tony Musante, Madge Sinclair, Gretchen Corbett

Votes: 104

16. The Day the Loving Stopped (1981 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

6.8
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A teen reacts to her parents' divorce along with her older sister who is about to be married.

Director: Daniel Mann | Stars: Dominique Dunne, Valerie Harper, Dennis Weaver, Sam Groom

Votes: 54

17. Kingston: Confidential (1976–1977)

60 min | Drama

5.9
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Publishing magnate R.B. Kingston, with help from his young assistants, solves crimes in his spare time from operating his empire of newspapers and TV stations.

Stars: Raymond Burr, Art Hindle, Pamela Hensley, Linda Galloway

Votes: 14

18. The Jordan Chance (1978 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

5.5
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Burr plays Frank Jordan, a man who was wrongfully imprisoned. Upon his release he becomes a lawyer and establishes the Jordan Foundation, whose goal is to give the wrongfully imprisoned, ... See full summary »

Director: Jules Irving | Stars: Raymond Burr, Ted Shackelford, James Canning, Jeannie Fitzsimmons

Votes: 13

19. Common Ground (1990)

185 min | Drama

7.0
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Fact based story about the racial tensions that occurred in Boston in the 1970's because of court ordered busing to end desegregation. The story focuses on an African-American mother ... See full summary »

Stars: Jane Curtin, CCH Pounder, Erika Alexander, Georgia Emelin

Votes: 38

20. Love Is Not Enough (1978 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama, Comedy

5.8
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A black family leaves the ghetto of Detroit to look for a better life in Los Angeles.

Director: Ivan Dixon | Stars: Bernie Casey, Stuart K. Robinson, Renee Brown, Dain Turner

Votes: 15

21. 100 Centre Street (1984 TV Movie)

30 min | Comedy

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Director: Mark Tinker | Stars: Christine Belford, James Canning, Len Cariou, Henry Darrow

22. Best Friends (1977 TV Movie)

30 min

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Director: Jerry Paris | Stars: James Canning, Bill Henry Douglas, Gary Epp, Sherry Hursey

23. The Blue Knight (1975–1976)
Episode: A Fashionable Connection (1976)

Action, Drama, Crime

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Gwen Foster is the dynamic designer who runs a high fashion design firm. But Bumper Morgan, on the the trail of drug gealers, begins to suspect the clothing company is a front for a well run drug ring.

Director: Robert Scheerer | Stars: George Kennedy, Ina Balin, James Canning, Leigh Christian

24. Dallas (1978–1991)
Episode: Bar-B-Que (1978)

TV-PG | 49 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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When Pam reveals that she is pregnant, the Ewings try in vain to mend fences with Digger Barnes at the family barbecue.

Director: Robert Day | Stars: Barbara Bel Geddes, Jim Davis, Patrick Duffy, Larry Hagman

Votes: 133

25. Family (1976–1980)
Episode: Childhood's End (1977)

Drama, Family

8.3
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Buddy's old friend Laura Richardson returns for a visit, and Buddy discovers Laura is a teenage alcoholic.

Director: Alf Kjellin | Stars: Sada Thompson, James Broderick, Gary Frank, Kristy McNichol

Votes: 10

26. Family (1976–1980)
Episode: Crossing Over (1978)

Drama, Family

8.0
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A bad interview with a movie producer, drinks with Doug, and an amiable stripper are the highlights of Willie's 21st birthday.

Director: Edward Parone | Stars: Sada Thompson, James Broderick, Gary Frank, Kristy McNichol

Votes: 5

27. M*A*S*H (1972–1983)
Episode: Exorcism (1976)

TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.1
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To save the life of an elderly local who rejects an operation because he believes bad spirits surround the 4077th, Colonel Potter permits a Korean exorcism.

Director: Alan Alda | Stars: Alan Alda, Mike Farrell, Harry Morgan, Loretta Swit

Votes: 273

28. CHiPs (1977–1983)
Episode: K-9-1 (1982)

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

7.9
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Baker and Poncherello work with K-9 deputies from the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department, and Poncherello fills in when one is injured. Robbers are targeting tour buses.

Director: Leslie H. Martinson | Stars: Erik Estrada, Larry Wilcox, Robert Pine, John Vernon

Votes: 32

29. Kingston: Confidential (1976–1977)
Episode: Kingston (1976)

100 min | Drama

7.4
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An investigative reporter, backed by the head of a newspaper and TV chain, uncovers a plot to utilize nuclear power plants in a scheme to take over the world.

Director: Robert Day | Stars: Raymond Burr, R.G. Armstrong, Gail Bonney, Claire Brennen

Votes: 5

30. Lou Grant (1977–1982)
Episode: Law (1982)

TV-PG | 47 min | Drama

7.0
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Lou's kitchen sink is ruined by a plumber. Billie covers some people petitioning against a politician, who are subsequently sued by the object of their scorn.

Director: Burt Brinckerhoff | Stars: Edward Asner, Robert Walden, Linda Kelsey, Mason Adams

Votes: 8

31. Hardcastle and McCormick (1983–1986)
Episode: Rolling Thunder: Part 1 (1983)

Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Retired judge Hardcastle recruits ex-con McCormick to team up with him in tracking down the guilty cases that slipped through the courts on technicalities. First on the docket: Martin Cody, the man who murdered McCormick's friend Flip.

Director: Roger Young | Stars: Brian Keith, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Faye Grant, Mary Jackson

Votes: 34

32. Hardcastle and McCormick (1983–1986)
Episode: Rolling Thunder: Part 2 (1983)

Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Hardcastle and McCormick continue to forge their uneasy alliance and travel to Las Vegas with a plan to draw Martin Cody out into the open using the Coyote as irresistible bait.

Director: Roger Young | Stars: Brian Keith, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Faye Grant, Mary Jackson

Votes: 24

33. Black Sheep Squadron (1976–1978)
Episode: The Hawk Flies on Sunday (1977)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.8
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The Black Sheep squadron are in direct competition with an army squadron. The winner of the contest will get the opportunity to fly an extremely dangerous and important mission.

Director: Robert Conrad | Stars: Robert Conrad, Simon Oakland, Dana Elcar, W.K. Stratton

Votes: 25

34. The Secrets of Isis (1975–1976)
Episode: The Sound of Silence (1975)

TV-Y7 | 21 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

5.9
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A student in need of money to buy a car, steals a device from Andrea that creates an impenetrable force field and sells it to a local crime boss. Isis goes in pursuit when she discovers the... See full summary »

Director: Arnold Laven | Stars: JoAnna Cameron, Brian Cutler, Joanna Pang, Leigh McCloskey

Votes: 14

35. Law & Order (1990–2010)
Episode: The Troubles (1991)

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

7.7
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Detectives and prosecutors face resistance from federal authorities as they pursue murder charges against an suspected IRA member serving time in federal prison, after he is suspected of killing another federal prisoner.

Director: John Whitesell | Stars: George Dzundza, Chris Noth, Dann Florek, Michael Moriarty

Votes: 195

36. M*A*S*H (1972–1983)
Episode: The Young and the Restless (1979)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.9
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The arrival of fresh-faced lecturer Capt. Simmons and his subsequent performance in ER turns Winchester into a drunk, Potter into an invalid, and BJ into a bookworm. Meanwhile, Klinger begins acting like he's back home in Toledo.

Director: William K. Jurgensen | Stars: Alan Alda, Mike Farrell, Harry Morgan, Loretta Swit

Votes: 237



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