TV shows/specials/TV movies I want to see again.

by huggybear277 | created - 03 Jan 2012 | updated - 30 Jan 2012 | Public

Yes, they can be rented or bought but I would like to see them on TV again. Some of the shows were flops.

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1. My World and Welcome to It (1969–1970)

30 min | Comedy

John Monroe observes and comments on life, to the bemusement of his rather sensible wife Ellen (Joan Hotchkis) and intelligent, questioning daughter Lydia (Lisa Gerritsen). Monroe's ... See full summary »

Stars: William Windom, Joan Hotchkis, Lisa Gerritsen, Harold J. Stone

Votes: 332

2. Land of the Giants (1968–1970)

60 min | Sci-Fi

A spaceship from Earth crash-lands on an Earth-like planet on which everything, including the human-like inhabitants, is twelve times the size of its counterpart on Earth.

Stars: Gary Conway, Don Matheson, Stefan Arngrim, Don Marshall

Votes: 2,003

3. The Green Hornet (1966–1967)

TV-PG | 99 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

A newspaper publisher and his Asian valet/martial arts expert battle crime as the feared Green Hornet and Kato.

Stars: Van Williams, Bruce Lee, Wende Wagner, Lloyd Gough

Votes: 2,358

4. Julia (1968–1971)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy

Julia Baker is a young African-American woman working as a nurse. She is also a widow (her husband died in Vietnam) trying to raise a young son alone.

Stars: Diahann Carroll, Lloyd Nolan, Marc Copage, Michael Link

Votes: 427

5. When Things Were Rotten (1975)

30 min | Adventure, Comedy

Comedy in the Mel Brooks style about Robin Hood and his band of Merry Men, along with Maid Marion. Set in Sherwood Forest, they struggle against Prince John and the Sheriff of Nottingham.

Stars: Dick Gautier, Dick Van Patten, Bernie Kopell, Richard Dimitri

Votes: 297

6. Lotsa Luck! (1973–1974)

30 min | Comedy

Sitcom about Stanley, his family and his work life.

Stars: Dom DeLuise, Kathleen Freeman, Wynn Irwin, Beverly Sanders

Votes: 122

7. The Equalizer (1985–1989)

48 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A retired Intelligence Agent turned private detective helps various threatened clients to equalize the odds.

Stars: Edward Woodward, Keith Szarabajka, Robert Lansing, Mark Margolis

Votes: 4,027

8. The Smith Family (1971–1972)

30 min | Drama, Family

Chad Smith is the protagonist in this light-hearted, family-oriented show about a police detective, his wife and their three children.

Stars: Henry Fonda, Janet Blair, Darleen Carr, Ron Howard

Votes: 84

9. Bridget Loves Bernie (1972–1973)

30 min | Comedy

The daily struggles of two newlyweds: rich Catholic Bridget and Jewish cabbie Bernie.

Stars: David Birney, Meredith Baxter, Harold J. Stone, Bibi Osterwald

Votes: 128

10. Wait Till Your Father Gets Home (1972–1974)

Not Rated | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

A conservative father butts heads with his family on various social attitudes of the day.

Stars: Tom Bosley, Joan Gerber, Jack Burns, Kristina Holland

Votes: 478

11. Night Gallery (1969–1973)

TV-PG | 50 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

Rod Serling presents tales of horror illustrated in various paintings.

Stars: Rod Serling, Larry Watson, Joanna Pettet, Matt Pelto

Votes: 4,384

12. The Quest (1976)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

Morgan and Quentin Beaudine are two brothers in the West, who were separated as children, when Morgan and their sister were stolen by some Indians. Morgan would spend several years with ... See full summary »

Stars: Kurt Russell, Tim Matheson, Frank Salsedo, Dan O'Herlihy

Votes: 160

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13. Van Dyke and Company (1976– )

60 min | Comedy

Short-lived show starring Dick Van Dyke and assorted guests. The show also featured a recurring segment about the dumbest family in the world.

Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Andy Kaufman, Bob Einstein, The L.A. Mime Company

Votes: 31

14. Fridays (1980–1982)

70 min | Comedy, Music

Live late-night comedy sketch show similar to "Saturday Night Live."

Stars: Jack Burns, Brandis Kemp, Mark Blankfield, Maryedith Burrell

Votes: 424

15. SCTV (1976–1981)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

The staff of Melonville's TV station put on programming that is unique in its own silly way.

Stars: Joe Flaherty, Eugene Levy, Andrea Martin, Dave Thomas

Votes: 1,937

16. Get a Life (1990–1992)

30 min | Comedy, Fantasy

The misadventures of a 30-year-old paper-boy (played by Late Night alum Chris Elliot) and his wacky parents. Such show topics included the eating of a space alien, a robotic paper-boy and ... See full summary »

Stars: Chris Elliott, Bob Elliott, Robin Riker, Elinor Donahue

Votes: 2,149

17. The Richard Pryor Show (1977– )

60 min | Comedy

An American comedy series hosted by comedian Richard Pryor

Stars: Richard Pryor, Jimmy Martinez, Edie McClurg, Robin Williams

Votes: 341

18. The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour (1971–1974)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

After a string of successful hit records, Sonny and Cher attempted to take the movie world by storm. After they failed in that attempt, they regrouped and refashioned, blossoming into a ... See full summary »

Stars: Sonny Bono, Cher, Ted Zeigler, Peter Cullen

Votes: 637

19. Hack (2002–2004)

60 min | Crime, Drama

When corruption charges strip him of his job, his family and his pride, former cop Mike Olshansky forges a new identity as a Philadelphia cab driver, patrolling the city as a roving vigilante who works with local police.

Stars: Andre Braugher, David Morse, Matthew Borish, George Dzundza

Votes: 839

20. Twin Peaks (1990–1991)

TV-MA | 47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

An idiosyncratic FBI agent investigates the murder of a young woman in the even more idiosyncratic town of Twin Peaks.

Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook

Votes: 161,404

21. Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969–1974)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

The original surreal sketch comedy showcase for the Monty Python troupe.

Stars: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle

Votes: 62,990

22. Rich Man, Poor Man (1976)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama

An examination of the trials and tribulations of the Jordache family, from the period following World War II to the late 1960s.

Stars: Peter Strauss, Nick Nolte, Susan Blakely, Dorothy McGuire

Votes: 2,546

23. Holocaust (1978)

Not Rated | 475 min | Drama, History, Romance

The saga of a Jewish family's struggle to survive the horror of Nazi Germany's systematic marginalization and extermination of their community.

Stars: Joseph Bottoms, Tovah Feldshuh, Rosemary Harris, Tony Haygarth

Votes: 4,295

24. Upstairs, Downstairs (1971–1975)

60 min | Drama

The trials of the British aristocratic Bellamy family and their household staff.

Stars: Gordon Jackson, David Langton, Jean Marsh, Angela Baddeley

Votes: 2,481

25. I, Claudius (1976)

Not Rated | 669 min | Biography, Drama, History

The history of the Roman Empire as experienced by one of its rulers.

Stars: Derek Jacobi, John Hurt, Siân Phillips, Brian Blessed

Votes: 14,821

26. The Missiles of October (1974 TV Movie)

150 min | Drama, History, Thriller

In October 1962, the Kennedy administration struggles to contain the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Director: Anthony Page | Stars: William Devane, Ralph Bellamy, Howard Da Silva, James Hong

Votes: 892

27. The Best of the Dean Martin Celebrity Roasts (1998 TV Movie)

100 min | Comedy, Documentary

Video series spotlighting memorable moments and roasts hosted by Dean Martin. "Dean Martin Celebrity Roasts" were periodic specials aired in the 1970s and 1980s, which roasted (or honored) ... See full summary »

Director: Greg Garrison | Stars: Dean Martin, Muhammad Ali, Lucille Ball, Jack Benny

Votes: 125

28. CPO Sharkey (1976–1978)

30 min | Comedy

Comic exploits of an acid-tongued chief petty officer in the U.S. Navy.

Stars: Don Rickles, Harrison Page, Jeff Hollis, Tom Ruben

Votes: 216

29. The Don Rickles Show (1968–1969)

30 min | Comedy

Comedy-variety featuring "insult humorist" Don Rickles.

Stars: Don Rickles, Pat McCormick, Don Adams, Gene Baylos

Votes: 18

30. The Don Rickles Show (1972– )

30 min | Comedy

A New York ad exec deals with problems at home and at work.

Stars: Don Rickles, Louise Sorel, Robert Hogan, Erin Moran

Votes: 29

31. Pueblo (1973 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama, War

A Cold War incident, told in flashbacks, regarding the capture of the American spy ship, U.S.S. Pueblo and its crew by North Korean naval units off the North Korean coast on January 23, 1968.

Director: Anthony Page | Stars: Hal Holbrook, Ronny Cox, Andrew Duggan, Stephen Elliott

Votes: 115

32. The New Treasure Hunt (1973–1977)

TV-PG | 30 min

Chuck Barris-produced revival of the 1950s quiz show of the same name, where contestants selected boxes and could win either worthless junk, luxury prizes or thousands of dollars in cash.

Stars: Geoff Edwards, Emile Autuori, Sivi Aberg, Jane Nelson

Votes: 20

33. The $1.98 Beauty Show (1978–1980)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show

A parody of traditional beauty contests hosted by oddball comedian Rip Taylor. Mock pageant contestants would be put through a series of bizarre and embarrassing routines until one emerged ... See full summary »

Stars: Anne Lockhart, Lou Mulford, Rip Taylor, Johnny Jacobs

Votes: 59

34. The Gong Show (1976–1980)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Game-Show

Amateur talent contest judged by three celebrities.

Stars: Chuck Barris, Trixie Dejonge, Rocky Bonifield, Gary Owens

Votes: 659

35. The Hudson Brothers Razzle Dazzle Show (1974–1975)

60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

Variety show hosted by singing group The Hudson Brothers.

Stars: Bill Hudson, Mark Hudson, Brett Hudson, Ted Zeigler

Votes: 95

36. Harlem Globe Trotters (1970–1973)

TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Family, Sport

The adventures of a basketball comedy team.

Stars: Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Rudy Clark, Scatman Crothers, Robert DoQui

Votes: 140

37. Battle of the Network Stars (1976 TV Special)

120 min | Family, Game-Show, Sport

Television stars are the contestants as the three major networks ABC, NBC and CBS battle each other in a variety of games including the tug-o-war and the obstacle course.

Director: Roger Goodman | Stars: Howard Cosell, Gabe Kaplan, Darleen Carr, Lynda Carter

Votes: 179

sports athletes compete in different athletic competitions. O.J Simpson, Joe Frazier, Johnny Bench, Rod Laver.

39. The New Mike Hammer (1984–1989)

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

The cases of Mickey Spillane's classic private eye character.

Stars: Stacy Keach, Lindsay Bloom, Don Stroud, Kent Williams

Votes: 869

40. The Snoop Sisters (1972–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

A spinster and her widowed sister, who are also mystery writers, try to solve mysterious murders.

Stars: Helen Hayes, Mildred Natwick, Lou Antonio, Bert Convy

Votes: 240

41. Sports Challenge (1971– )

30 min | Game-Show, Sport

Game show where teams of famous athletes compete to win sporting goods for a favorite charity by answering questions about famous sports events; the game concludes with a "Bonus Biography" ... See full summary »

Stars: Frank Howard, Denny McLain, Bill Russell, Ted Williams

Votes: 12

42. Peter Pan (1960 TV Movie)

100 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

In this magical tale about the boy who refuses to grow up, Peter Pan and his mischievous fairy sidekick Tinkerbell visit the nursery of Wendy, Michael, and John Darling.

Director: Vincent J. Donehue | Stars: Mary Martin, Cyril Ritchard, Lynn Fontanne, Maureen Bailey

Votes: 1,865

43. The Wild Wild West (1965–1969)

50 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Two Secret Service Agents, equipped with a wide array of gizmos, work for the government in the Old West.

Stars: Robert Conrad, Ross Martin, Dick Cangey, Whitey Hughes

Votes: 3,945

44. The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964–1968)

50 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

The two top Agents of the United Network Command for Law and Enforcement (U.N.C.L.E.) fight the enemies of peace, particularly the forces of T.H.R.U.S.H.

Stars: Robert Vaughn, David McCallum, Leo G. Carroll, John Herman Shaner

Votes: 4,426

45. My Mother the Car (1965–1966)

30 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

The story of the relationship between a man and his mother, the latter having been reincarnated as a 1928 Porter automobile.

Stars: Jerry Van Dyke, Maggie Pierce, Ann Sothern, Cindy Eilbacher

Votes: 544

46. The Avengers (1961–1969)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime