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1. Parenthood (2010–2015)
Episode: May God Bless and Keep You Always (2015)

TV-PG | 44 min | Comedy, Drama

9.7
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Hank and Sarah's wedding finally arrives. Amber receives help from her grandparents. Joel and Julia get a surprising phone call. Crosby and Adam come to an understanding concerning the Luncheonette.

Director: Lawrence Trilling | Stars: Peter Krause, Lauren Graham, Dax Shepard, Monica Potter

Votes: 498

2. ABC's Silver Anniversary Celebration (1978 TV Special)

240 min | Comedy, Music

9.4
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Past and present stars of the American Broadcasting Company gather to celebrate the networks 25th anniversary.

Director: Perry Rosemond | Stars: Edie Adams, Julie Andrews, Michael Ansara, Edward Asner

Votes: 8

3. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: Convicts-at-Large (1962)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family

9.4
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Barney and Floyd are held hostage in a cabin by three escaped women convicts.

Director: Bob Sweeney | Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Howard McNear

Votes: 320

4. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: The Pickle Story (1961)

TV-G | 26 min | Comedy, Family

9.4
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No one will admit to Aunt Bee's homemade pickles being the worst they've ever tasted. Andy switches them with store-bought ones to avoid eating hers, but her decision to enter them in the county fair presents a dilemma.

Director: Bob Sweeney | Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Frances Bavier

Votes: 326

5. Arrested Development (2003– )
Episode: Development Arrested (2006)

TV-14 | 23 min | Comedy

9.3
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After returning home from Iraq, George Sr. is finally cleared of all charges, and Michael is relieved to be the head of a successful company for a change. The real brains behind the madness... See full summary »

Director: John Fortenberry | Stars: Jason Bateman, Portia de Rossi, Will Arnett, Michael Cera

Votes: 2,033

6. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: Christmas Story (1960)

TV-G | 26 min | Comedy, Family

9.2
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Crotchety old businessman Ben Weaver wants moonshiner Sam Muggins locked up for Christmas but, after seeing the holiday spirit in Andy's jail, he tries to be arrested himself.

Director: Bob Sweeney | Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Frances Bavier

Votes: 392

7. Parenthood (2010–2015)
Episode: How Did We Get Here? (2015)

TV-PG | 43 min | Comedy, Drama

9.2
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The Bravermans must gather together when Zeek is rushed to the hospital.

Director: Michael Weaver | Stars: Peter Krause, Lauren Graham, Dax Shepard, Monica Potter

Votes: 164

8. Arrested Development (2003– )
Episode: Pier Pressure (2004)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

9.2
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When Buster asks George-Michael to buy him marijuana to treat Lucille Austero's vertigo, Michael stages a phony bust to teach George-Michael a lesson.

Director: Joe Russo | Stars: Jason Bateman, Portia de Rossi, Will Arnett, Michael Cera

Votes: 2,359

9. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: The Haunted House (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

9.2
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Barney and Gomer try to retrieve a baseball from a supposedly haunted house and find some strange goings on inside.

Director: Earl Bellamy | Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Hal Smith

Votes: 290

10. The Great Adventure (1963–1964)

60 min | Drama

9.1
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A filmed series of one-hour dramatizations of the lives of famous historical people, as well as important historical events.

Stars: Russell Johnson, Van Heflin, Kent Smith, Eddie Little Sky

Votes: 87

11. Arrested Development (2003– )
Episode: Afternoon Delight (2004)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

9.1
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While Buster looks for ways to get out of serving in Iraq, Lindsay's quest to score a date at the Bluth Company Christmas party backfires after Gob's sexual harassment speech. Michael and ... See full summary »

Director: Jason Bateman | Stars: Jason Bateman, Portia de Rossi, Will Arnett, Michael Cera

Votes: 1,942

12. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: Barney's First Car (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

9.1
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It's a red-letter day in Mayberry when Barney decides to join the motoring world, but things go sour when his cream-puff turns out to be a lemon.

Director: Bob Sweeney | Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Frances Bavier

Votes: 287

13. Arrested Development (2003– )
Episode: Good Grief! (2004)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

9.1
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George is declared dead in Mexico and the Bluth family holds a wake for their dead family member. Meanwhile, George isn't dead and has returned to the USA, only to be found by a newly dumped George Michael.

Director: Jeff Melman | Stars: Jason Bateman, Portia de Rossi, Will Arnett, Michael Cera

Votes: 1,880

14. Curious George (2006–2015)
Episode: Housebound!/Curious George Rides a Bike (2007)

TV-Y | 24 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

9.1
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George learns the hard way about bones when he falls and breaks his leg at the museum exploring a dinosaur skeleton./George loves his new bike, especially because it gives him the chance to help Bill with his paper route.

Director: Dean Criswell | Stars: William H. Macy, Jeff Bennett, Bill Chott, Debi Derryberry

Votes: 12

15. Arrested Development (2003– )
Episode: Meat the Veals (2005)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

9.1
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Michael thinks George-Michael has set the bar too low with his dating standards, so he sets up a meeting between Ann's ultra-conservative parents and his family, hoping that would break ... See full summary »

Director: Joe Russo | Stars: Jason Bateman, Portia de Rossi, Will Arnett, Michael Cera

Votes: 1,783

16. Parenthood (2010–2015)
Episode: We Made It Through the Night (2015)

TV-PG | 42 min | Comedy, Drama

9.1
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A decision is made regarding Zeek's health; Sarah makes a decision and shares news with her father; tension deepens between Adam and Crosby; labor pains send Amber to the hospital.

Director: Jason Katims | Stars: Peter Krause, Lauren Graham, Dax Shepard, Monica Potter

Votes: 153

17. This Is Us (2016– )
Episode: What Now? (2017)

TV-14 | 43 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

9.1
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Jack and Rebecca argue before the beginning of her tour, Kevin faces another opening night, while the entire family gathers at Randall's for an unusual party.

Director: Wendey Stanzler | Stars: Milo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore, Sterling K. Brown, Chrissy Metz

Votes: 1,887

18. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)

TV-PG | 51 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

9.0
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Ordinary people find themselves in extraordinarily astounding situations, which they each try to solve in a remarkable manner.

Stars: Rod Serling, Robert McCord, Jay Overholts, Vaughn Taylor

Votes: 63,655

19. Dr. Kildare (1961–1966)
Episode: A Candle in the Window (1964)

60 min | Drama

9.0
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The reaction of Lily Prentice to her husband's death causes surprise.

Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Raymond Massey, Ruth Roman, Ron Howard

Votes: 6

20. This Is Us (2016– )
Episode: A Father's Advice (2017)

TV-14 | 43 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

9.0
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The Big Three celebrate their 37th birthdays, and make changes in their lives; Jack and Rebecca pick up the pieces after their fight.

Director: Ken Olin | Stars: Milo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore, Sterling K. Brown, Chrissy Metz

Votes: 1,839

21. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: Barney Gets His Man (1961)

TV-G | 26 min | Comedy, Family

9.0
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The accidental capture of a wanted man makes Barney the toast of Mayberry. It goes to his head 'til the felon escapes and returns to pay Barney back.

Director: Bob Sweeney | Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Betty Lynn

Votes: 211

22. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: Barney and the Choir (1962)

TV-G | 26 min | Comedy, Family

9.0
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The choir director invites Barney to join the choir before he realizes Barney can't sing.

Director: Bob Sweeney | Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Frances Bavier

Votes: 262

23. Maximum Security (1984– )
Episode: I Never Ran for My Father: Part 2 (1984)

30 min | Drama

9.0
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Director: Gilbert Moses | Stars: Robert Desiderio, Geoffrey Lewis, Jean Smart, Robin Eisenman

Votes: 7

24. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: Opie the Birdman (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

9.0
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After Opie accidentally kills a mother bird with his new slingshot, he takes on the job of raising her babies himself. He grows very attached to them, but then has to set them free when they get big.

Director: Richard Crenna | Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Frances Bavier

Votes: 279

25. Parenthood (2010–2015)
Episode: Remember Me, I'm the One Who Loves You (2012)

TV-PG | 43 min | Comedy, Drama

9.0
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Julia heads to the hospital for the birth of her and Joel's son. Meanwhile, Sarah considers the possibility of a new life in New York with Mark, Adam and Crosby receive an extraordinary ... See full summary »

Director: Jason Katims | Stars: Peter Krause, Lauren Graham, Dax Shepard, Monica Potter

Votes: 159

26. Arrested Development (2003– )
Episode: Righteous Brothers (2005)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

9.0
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Michael thinks it's time for George Sr. to leave the attic where he's been hiding as a fugitive. George-Michael helps his girlfriend Ann stage a protest against the American remake of the ... See full summary »

Director: Chuck Martin | Stars: Jason Bateman, Portia de Rossi, Will Arnett, Michael Cera

Votes: 1,594

27. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: Three Wishes for Opie (1964)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

9.0
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Barney buys a fortune-telling game and lets Opie try it out.

Director: Howard Morris | Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Aneta Corsaut

Votes: 192

28. Arrested Development (2003– )
Episode: Amigos (2004)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.9
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Michael gets a lead that his father has fled to Mexico and takes along a group to retrieve him. In the meantime, he tries to connect with George-Michael's girlfriend, Ann, and Buster tries to escape going off to the army by stowing away.

Director: Lee Shallat Chemel | Stars: Jason Bateman, Portia de Rossi, Will Arnett, Michael Cera

Votes: 1,752

29. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: Citizen's Arrest (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.9
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Gomer makes a citizen's arrest of Barney for committing the same traffic violation that Barney just ticketed him for. This causes Barney to overreact, resigning as deputy and demanding a ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Crenna | Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Frances Bavier

Votes: 241

30. Genius (2017– )
Episode: Einstein: Chapter Ten (2017)

TV-14 | 54 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.9
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After the atomic bomb is dropped and World War II draws to a close, Einstein assumes the role of world citizen in his twilight years.

Director: Kenneth Biller | Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Johnny Flynn, Samantha Colley, T.R. Knight

Votes: 499

31. Arrested Development (2003– )
Episode: Exit Strategy (2006)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

8.9
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GOB heads to Iraq via his participation in the U.S.O., where he is quickly arrested and being held by the U.S. military. The prosecutors believe this is treasonous, so Michael and Buster ... See full summary »

Director: Rebecca Asher | Stars: Jason Bateman, Portia de Rossi, Will Arnett, Michael Cera

Votes: 1,507

32. Parenthood (2010–2015)
Episode: Let's Go Home (2015)

TV-PG | 42 min | Comedy, Drama

8.9
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Zeek (Craig T. Nelson) and Camille (Bonnie Bedelia) discover a bundle of old rolls of film, and they ask Max (Max Burkholder) to develop the mysterious photos. Sarah (Lauren Graham) ... See full summary »

Director: Allison Liddi-Brown | Stars: Peter Krause, Lauren Graham, Dax Shepard, Monica Potter

Votes: 136

33. Arrested Development (2003– )
Episode: Making a Stand (2005)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

8.9
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Michael is tired of his father always having Gob compete with him, so Michael gets Gob his own banana stand franchise, only to find that Gob has set it up 20 feet from the old one. After ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Lauer | Stars: Jason Bateman, Portia de Rossi, Will Arnett, Michael Cera

Votes: 1,533

34. Arrested Development (2003– )
Episode: Mr. F (2005)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

8.9
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The family's meeting with Japanese investors backfires big time when Tobias mistakes a real government agent for a talent agent. Gob tries to connect with his father, who is controlling a ... See full summary »

Director: Arlene Sanford | Stars: Jason Bateman, Portia de Rossi, Will Arnett, Michael Cera

Votes: 1,643

35. Parenthood (2010–2015)
Episode: My Brother's Wedding (2012)

TV-PG | 43 min | Comedy, Drama

8.9
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The Bravermans come together to celebrate a momentous event while Julia and Joel strive to overcome the emotional rollercoaster adopting a child has put them through. Also, Crosby and Adam ... See full summary »

Director: Lawrence Trilling | Stars: Peter Krause, Lauren Graham, Dax Shepard, Monica Potter

Votes: 150

36. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: The Big House (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.9
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When the Mayberry jail is called upon to lodge two hold-up men captured by the state police, Barney finds himself with more than he can handle--especially when "assisted" by ad-hoc Deputy Gomer.

Director: Bob Sweeney | Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Jack Lambert

Votes: 205

37. Arrested Development (2003– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

8.8
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Level-headed son Michael Bluth takes over family affairs after his father is imprisoned. But the rest of his spoiled, dysfunctional family are making his job unbearable.

Stars: Jason Bateman, Michael Cera, Portia de Rossi, Will Arnett

Votes: 260,432

38. L.A. City Works (2012– )

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Stars: Carly Peeters, Ron Howard, Leopold Nunan

Votes: 8

39. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: Barney's Sidecar (1964)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.8
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Barney buys an old surplus army motorcycle and sidecar to use on patrol, then becomes a menace to the whole town.

Director: Coby Ruskin | Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Frances Bavier

Votes: 207

40. Happy Days (1974–1984)
Episode: Guess Who's Coming to Christmas (1974)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.8
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The Cunningham family Christmas is all set but Richie finds out Fonzie (despite being popular) is alone this holiday. So, Richie decides to ask his folks to let him join them ...but will his folks or Fonzie accept?

Director: Frank Buxton | Stars: Ron Howard, Marion Ross, Anson Williams, Henry Winkler

Votes: 160

41. Arrested Development (2003– )
Episode: Hand to God (2005)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

8.8
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Lindsay and Tobias continue to investigate the mysterious pregnancy by Maggie Lizer, while Michael continues to see her. Buster prepares to go off to Iraq, but before doing so, decides to ... See full summary »

Director: Joe Russo | Stars: Jason Bateman, Portia de Rossi, Will Arnett, Michael Cera

Votes: 1,538

42. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: Jailbreak (1962)

TV-G | 26 min | Comedy, Family

8.8
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The state police come to town to catch some payroll robbers. They want Andy and Barney to stay out of the way and let them handle it. The big boys end up needing Andy and Barney more than they thought.

Director: Bob Sweeney | Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Ken Lynch

Votes: 188

43. Arrested Development (2003– )
Episode: Justice Is Blind (2004)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

8.8
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While grappling with the dilemma of whether or not to open his father's case file, Michael discovers the truth about Maggie.

Director: Jay Chandrasekhar | Stars: Jason Bateman, Portia de Rossi, Will Arnett, Michael Cera

Votes: 1,784

44. Parenthood (2010–2015)
Episode: Lean In (2014)

TV-PG | 42 min | Comedy, Drama

8.8
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Max is harassing Dylan. meanwhile Joel is trying to win Julia back over. Drew is helping Zeek plan a romantic vacation.

Director: Lawrence Trilling | Stars: Peter Krause, Lauren Graham, Dax Shepard, Monica Potter

Votes: 138

45. Arrested Development (2003– )
Episode: Let 'Em Eat Cake (2004)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

8.8
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Michael discovers the secret behind his father's financial woes, and George Sr. has a heart attack in prison and makes his escape from the hospital.

Director: Paul Feig | Stars: Jason Bateman, Portia de Rossi, Will Arnett, Michael Cera

Votes: 1,711

46. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: Man in a Hurry (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.8
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A businessman's car breaks down two miles from Mayberry on a Sunday. He has a business appointment in Charlotte the next morning. He walks to town and finds it deserted until church lets ... See full summary »

Director: Bob Sweeney | Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Frances Bavier

Votes: 289

47. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: Mr. McBeevee (1962)

TV-G | 26 min | Comedy, Family

8.8
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Opie starts talking about his new friend Mr. McBeevee, but his description is hard to believe.

Director: Bob Sweeney | Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Frances Bavier

Votes: 266

48. Arrested Development (2003– )
Episode: S.O.B.s (2006)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

8.8
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George Sr. suggests a last-ditch effort to save the family by holding a fund raiser to raise money to pay their legal expenses. Michael suggests to Lindsay that she take over the house work... See full summary »

Director: Robert Berlinger | Stars: Jason Bateman, Portia de Rossi, Will Arnett, Michael Cera

Votes: 1,599

49. M*A*S*H (1972–1983)
Episode: Sometimes You Hear the Bullet (1973)

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

8.8
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Hawkeye's childhood buddy drops by, and reveals that he is writing a book about his experiences in the infantry - experiences that may hit a little too close to home.

Director: William Wiard | Stars: Alan Alda, Wayne Rogers, McLean Stevenson, Loretta Swit

Votes: 489

50. Arrested Development (2003– )
Episode: Sword of Destiny (2005)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

8.8
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Determined to get back in the Magician's Alliance, Gob buys a sword from a Chinese shop and hires Buster to be the main magician while he's the assistant. Then he meets Tony Wonder who wants Gob and Buster to be on his next DVD.

Director: Peter Lauer | Stars: Jason Bateman, Portia de Rossi, Will Arnett, Michael Cera

Votes: 1,586



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