Top-Rated Episodes

by Rowi73 | created - 08 Aug 2018 | updated - 08 Aug 2018 | Public

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1. The A-Team (1983–1987)
Episode: Deadly Maneuvers (1984)

TV-PG | 49 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

While the team uses a period without a job to retreat for military-style physical training, a syndicate of crime lords is so fed up with the A-team ruining their business that they pay ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Vejar | Stars: George Peppard, Dirk Benedict, Dwight Schultz, Mr. T

Votes: 211

2. Absolutely Fabulous (1992–2012)
Episode: Sex (1995)

TV-14 | 29 min | Comedy

After encouraging Edina to explore her sexuality, Patsy is horrified to discover that a compromising video from the pair's youth has been accidentally switched with Saffron's university science video.

Director: Bob Spiers | Stars: Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley, Julia Sawalha, Jane Horrocks

Votes: 248

3. The Addams Family (1964–1966)
Episode: Lurch, the Teenage Idol (1965)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family, Horror

Lurch inadvertently becomes a pop music star with screaming fans mobbing him.

Director: Sidney Lanfield | Stars: Carolyn Jones, John Astin, Jackie Coogan, Ted Cassidy

Votes: 124

4. ALF (1986–1990)
Episode: ALF's Special Christmas: Part 1 (1987)

TV-G | 48 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

The Tanners decide to spend Christmas in a cabin in the woods but ALF soon gets lost.

Director: Burt Brinckerhoff | Stars: Max Wright, Anne Schedeen, Andrea Elson, Benji Gregory

Votes: 295

5. 'Allo 'Allo (1982–1992)
Episode: A Winkle in Time (1992)

29 min | Comedy, History, War

Rene and the Cafe staff prepare to welcome the invading British troops, and soon find that the invasion party includes a couple of old friends. Lieutenant Gruber and the Colonel are ordered... See full summary »

Director: John B. Hobbs | Stars: Gorden Kaye, Carmen Silvera, Arthur Bostrom, Vicki Michelle

Votes: 153

6. Are You Being Served? (1972–1985)
Episode: Camping In (1973)

TV-G | 28 min | Comedy

Transport strikes leave the staff of Grace Brothers trapped overnight in the store. What at first seems to be a nightmare soon proves to be a chance for everyone to share in each other's companionship.

Director: Bernard Thompson | Stars: Trevor Bannister, Mollie Sugden, Frank Thornton, John Inman

Votes: 172

7. Battlestar Galactica (1978–1979)
Episode: The Living Legend: Part 1 (1978)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

While suffering from a fuel shortage, The Galactica finds the supposedly lost Battlestar Pegasus, led by the legendary Commander Cain.

Director: Vince Edwards | Stars: Richard Hatch, Dirk Benedict, Lorne Greene, Herbert Jefferson Jr.

Votes: 264

8. Galactica 1980 (1980)
Episode: The Return of Starbuck (1980)

60 min | Sci-Fi

Dr. Zee describes his dreams which reveal the fate of Starbuck and his link to the lost pilot.

Director: Ron Satlof | Stars: Kent McCord, Barry Van Dyke, Robyn Douglass, Lorne Greene

Votes: 251

9. Beauty and the Beast (1987–1990)
Episode: A Happy Life (1988)

TV-PG | 49 min | Crime, Fantasy, Drama

Catherine and Vincent are forced to question if they could ever be truly happy together.

Director: Victor Lobl | Stars: Linda Hamilton, Ron Perlman, Roy Dotrice, Jay Acovone

Votes: 75

10. The Bionic Woman (1976–1978)
Episode: Doomsday Is Tomorrow (1977)

TV-PG | 47 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A well-meaning scientist threatens the world with a doomsday device to ensure world peace, but things go terribly wrong.

Director: Kenneth Johnson | Stars: Lindsay Wagner, Richard Anderson, Martin E. Brooks, Lew Ayres

Votes: 104

11. Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979–1981)
Episode: Space Vampire (1980)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Buck Rogers and Wilma Deering arrive at Theta Station to have Twiki serviced, but soon a freighter crashes with the space station. The freighter crew are found in a state between life and ... See full summary »

Director: Larry Stewart | Stars: Gil Gerard, Erin Gray, Tim O'Connor, Christopher Stone

Votes: 177

12. Cheers (1982–1993)
Episode: One for the Road (1993)

TV-PG | 70 min | Comedy, Drama

Woody embarks on his new life as City Councilman. Norm embarks on his new life as civil servant as Woody pulled some strings to get him an accounting job at City Hall. And Rebecca and Sam ... See full summary »

Director: James Burrows | Stars: Ted Danson, Kirstie Alley, Rhea Perlman, John Ratzenberger

Votes: 562

13. The Colbys (1985–1987)
Episode: Manhunt (1987)

49 min | Drama

Monica and Cash find Scott at the observatory, but the boy doesn't want anything to do with Monica. Jeff investigates Hoyt Parker to learn more about Conny's death. Kolya begs Sable to fire... See full summary »

Director: Bruce Bilson | Stars: Charlton Heston, John James, Katharine Ross, Emma Samms

Votes: 29

14. Columbo (1971–2003)
Episode: Any Old Port in a Storm (1973)

TV-PG | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A wine connisseur kills his half- brother to prevent him selling the family winery to a merchant company so he can pay off his gambling debts.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Peter Falk, Donald Pleasence, Joyce Jillson, Gary Conway

Votes: 2,180

15. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: Theo's Holiday (1986)

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

Theo's confident when he's 18 and moves out on his own, he'll be able to get a job as a model and make a lot of money; the family puts him to a test to see how well he'd make it in the real world.

Director: Jay Sandrich | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Lisa Bonet, Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Votes: 157

16. Dad's Army (1968–1977)
Episode: The Deadly Attachment (1973)

29 min | Comedy, War

After a surreal lecture on telling allied parachutists from German ones, the platoon is ordered to pick up a stranded U-boot's crew. Wilson feels live hand-grenades are too dangerous for ... See full summary »

Director: David Croft | Stars: Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier, Clive Dunn, John Laurie

Votes: 147

17. Dallas (1978–1991)
Episode: A House Divided (1980)

TV-PG | 49 min | Drama, Romance

J.R.'s friends, family, and business associates vow revenge on him; Bobby and Pam leave Southfork.

Director: Irving J. Moore | Stars: Barbara Bel Geddes, Jim Davis, Patrick Duffy, Linda Gray

Votes: 175

18. Dallas (2012–2014)
Episode: Where There's Smoke (2014)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Romance

Pamela's discovery that John Ross has been sleeping with Emma ignites a firestorm at Southfork threatening not only their relationship, but Bobby and Ann's relationship as well. Christopher... See full summary »

Director: Michael M. Robin | Stars: Josh Henderson, Jesse Metcalfe, Jordana Brewster, Julie Gonzalo

Votes: 128

19. David the Gnome (1985)
Episode: The Mountains of Beyond (1986)

TV-Y | Animation, Adventure, Family

David and his wife Lisa must go off into the mountains because it time to die. They know they will not live past 400 years old. David finishes writing his journal about the gnomes. He and ... See full summary »

Director: Dan Dorsey | Stars: Matilde Conesa, Tom Bosley, Jane Woods

Votes: 31

20. DuckTales (1987–1990)
Episode: The Treasure of the Golden Suns (1987)

TV-G | 22 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

When Donald Duck's nephews are sent to live with their Uncle Scrooge, they discover a model ship that contains a map to a treasure.

Directors: Steve Clark, Terence Harrison, Alan Zaslove | Stars: Tony Anselmo, Peter Cullen, Jim Cummings, Joan Gerber

Votes: 508

21. The Dukes of Hazzard (1979–1985)
Episode: Bad Day in Hazzard (1982)

TV-PG | 49 min | Action, Comedy

The Dukes are forced to bond with their sworn enemies -- Boss Hogg and Rosco -- after they are held at gunpoint by a gang of robbers at the Boar's Nest. The lead robber, posing as a law ... See full summary »

Director: Gabrielle Beaumont | Stars: Tom Wopat, John Schneider, Catherine Bach, Denver Pyle

Votes: 122

22. Dynasty (1981–1989)
Episode: The Gun (1982)

TV-PG | 49 min | Drama, Romance

Blake discovers that he is Fallon's real father; Steven follows Sammy Jo to Hollywood; Claudia tries to shoot Cecil, but in a struggle between her and Krystle, the gun fires.

Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: John Forsythe, Linda Evans, Pamela Sue Martin, Pamela Bellwood

Votes: 48

23. Fawlty Towers (1975–1979)
Episode: The Germans (1975)

TV-PG | 31 min | Comedy

A moose head to be hung, a fire drill to be conducted, and German guests are all a bit much for Basil to handle while Sybil's in hospital.

Director: John Howard Davies | Stars: John Cleese, Prunella Scales, Andrew Sachs, Connie Booth

Votes: 1,825

24. The Flintstones (1960–1966)
Episode: Dr. Sinister (1964)

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

Fred and Barney are caught up in a swirl of spies' intrigue, with exotic and menacing strangers and multiple threats on their lives, all while Wilma and Betty are waiting for them to return with the burgers and buns.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna | Stars: Alan Reed, Jean Vander Pyl, Mel Blanc, Gerry Johnson

Votes: 127

25. Floris (1969)
Episode: De byzantijnse beker: De genezing (1969)

25 min | Action, Adventure, History

Floris has allowed Roland to win the healing goblet so he may find out why a man from Gelre has entered the tournament. However, Roland is immediately ambushed and robbed of his prize by ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Rutger Hauer, Jos Bergman, Diana Dobbelman, Ida Bons

Votes: 26

26. George & Mildred (1976–1979)
Episode: A Driving Ambition (1979)

25 min | Comedy

Mildred is taking driving lessons from an elderly neighbour but wants to keep it secret from George so she says she is going to Keep Fit class. When Ann accidentally lets slip that the Keep... See full summary »

Director: Peter Frazer-Jones | Stars: Yootha Joyce, Brian Murphy, Norman Eshley, Sheila Fearn

Votes: 28

27. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
Episode: One Flew Out of the Cuckoo's Nest (1992)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

As Dorothy and Lucas prepare to get married, they try to persuade Sophia to come live with them in Atlanta.

Director: Lex Passaris | Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 339

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

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

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: 171

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