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1. Picnic at Hanging Rock (2018)

TV-14 | 51 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

Three schoolgirls and their governesses mysteriously disappear on Valentines Day in 1900.

Stars: Natalie Dormer, Lily Sullivan, Lola Bessis, Harrison Gilbertson

Votes: 2,872

2. 10 Things I Hate About You (2009–2010)

30 min | Comedy

Kat and Bianca Stratford may be sisters, but all comparisons end there. Kat is an outspoken, independent feminist, while Bianca is a social butterfly who wants nothing more to be popular, ... See full summary »

Stars: Lindsey Shaw, Meaghan Martin, Ethan Peck, Nicholas Braun

Votes: 5,393

3. 12 Monkeys (2015–2018)

TV-14 | 42 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

Follows the journey of a time traveler from the post-apocalyptic future who appears in present day on a mission to locate and eradicate the source of a deadly plague that will nearly destroy the human race.

Stars: Aaron Stanford, Amanda Schull, Noah Bean, Barbara Sukowa

Votes: 36,560

4. Hanna (2019– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Action, Drama

In equal parts high-concept thriller and coming-of-age drama, HANNA follows the journey of an extraordinary young girl raised in the forest, as she evades the relentless pursuit of an off-book CIA agent and tries to unearth the truth behind who she is.

Stars: Esme Creed-Miles, Mireille Enos, Joel Kinnaman, Rhianne Barreto

Votes: 14,141

5. 12 O'Clock High (1964–1967)

60 min | Drama, War

This series chronicled the adventures, in the air and on the ground, of the men of the 918th Bombardment Group of the U.S. Eighth Air Force. First commanded by irascible General Frank ... See full summary »

Stars: Frank Overton, Paul Burke, Chris Robinson, Robert Lansing

Votes: 810

6. Friday Night Lights (2006–2011)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Sport

In the small town of Dillon, Texas, one night matters: Friday Night. Eric Taylor has recently been hired as the head football coach for the Dillon High School Panthers, the town's pride and... See full summary »

Stars: Kyle Chandler, Connie Britton, Zach Gilford, Aimee Teegarden

Votes: 51,848

7. 101 Dalmatians: The Series (1997–1998)

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

Lucky, Cadpig, Rolly, and Spot have a series of adventures around the Dearly Farm.

Stars: Kath Soucie, Tara Strong, Jeff Bennett, Frank Welker

Votes: 779

8. Nine to Five (1982–1988)

30 min | Comedy

The sitcom takes us into the further adventures of the characters from the movie of the same name.

Stars: Rachel Dennison, Valerie Curtin, Sally Struthers, Edward Winter

Votes: 298

9. Fargo (2014– )

TV-MA | 53 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Various chronicles of deception, intrigue and murder in and around frozen Minnesota. Yet all of these tales mysteriously lead back one way or another to Fargo, North Dakota.

Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Martin Freeman, Allison Tolman, Colin Hanks

Votes: 281,898

10. Alice (1976–1985)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

The misadventures and trials of an aspiring singer and her co-workers at a greasy spoon diner.

Stars: Linda Lavin, Beth Howland, Vic Tayback, Philip McKeon

Votes: 3,435

11. School of Rock (2016–2018)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Musical

Misadventures of Dewey Finn, a rocker who poses as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school as he teaches his unconventional and overachieving students to play and love rock 'n' roll.

Stars: Breanna Yde, Ricardo Hurtado, Jade Pettyjohn, Lance Lim

Votes: 1,074

12. Westworld (2016– )

TV-MA | 62 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Set at the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past, explore a world in which every human appetite can be indulged without consequence.

Stars: Evan Rachel Wood, Jeffrey Wright, Ed Harris, Thandie Newton

Votes: 361,225

13. Please Don't Eat the Daisies (1965–1967)

30 min | Comedy, Family

Based on the best-selling book and movie of the same name (Please Don't Eat the Daisies (1960)). Set in Ridgemont, New York, the Nashes are an unusual suburban family. Jim Nash, a college ... See full summary »

Stars: Pat Crowley, Mark Miller, Kim Tyler, Brian Nash

Votes: 269

14. Private Benjamin (1981–1983)

30 min | Comedy

The misadventures of a spoiled young woman who joins the army and her friends.

Stars: Lorna Patterson, Hal Williams, Eileen Brennan, Lisa Raggio

Votes: 209

15. Room for One More (1962)

30 min | Comedy

An adaptation of the Cary Grant film of same title, George and Anna Rose have two biological children, two adopted. Their warm and caring household frequently finds space for yet another ... See full summary »

Stars: Carol Nicholson, Ahna Capri, Tim Rooney, Maxine Stuart

Votes: 30

16. Rush Hour (2016)

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

TV show based on the action-comedy 'Rush Hour' films about an L.A. cop who teams up with a detective from Hong Kong.

Stars: Justin Hires, Jon Foo, Aimee Garcia, Page Kennedy

Votes: 3,356

17. Lethal Weapon (2016–2019)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

A slightly unhinged cop is partnered with a veteran detective trying to maintain a low stress level in his life.

Stars: Damon Wayans, Keesha Sharp, Kevin Rahm, Michelle Mitchenor

Votes: 32,929

18. M*A*S*H (1972–1983)

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

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: 47,296

19. Scream: The TV Series (2015– )

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

A serialized anthology series that follows a group of teenagers being targeted by a masked serial killer.

Stars: Willa Fitzgerald, Bex Taylor-Klaus, John Karna, Carlson Young

Votes: 30,812

20. Serpico (1976–1977)

60 min | Drama, Crime

Frank Serpico was a maverick New York City detective who, after turning in a large number of "bad" cops and later being shot in the face, often went undercover to expose corruption in the ... See full summary »

Stars: David Birney, Tom Atkins, Nick Corello, Richard Foronjy

Votes: 117

21. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1982–1983)

60 min | Adventure

A drama series, based on the classic musical film of the same name.

Stars: Richard Dean Anderson, Roger Wilson, Peter Horton, Drake Hogestyn

Votes: 237

22. Stir Crazy (1985–1986)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy

Two hapless friends, convicted of a crime they didn't commit, escape prison to find the real criminal even as they are pursued by the authorities.

Stars: Joe Guzaldo, Larry Riley, Marc Silver, Jeannie Wilson

Votes: 24

23. Tammy (1965–1966)

30 min | Comedy

The story of Tammy Tarleton, an 18-year-old country girl who moves back and forth between her "country" family, who live on a bayou houseboat, and the wealthy Brent's, who own a plantation.

Stars: Debbie Watson, Denver Pyle, Donald Woods, Dorothy Green

Votes: 94

24. Teen Wolf (1986–1988)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Saturday morning cartoon based on the movie.

Stars: Townsend Coleman, James Hampton, Don Most, Jeannie Elias

Votes: 258

25. Teen Wolf (2011–2017)

TV-14 | 41 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

An average high school student and his best friend get caught up in some trouble causing him to receive a werewolf bite. As a result they find themselves in the middle of all sorts of dramas in Beacon Hills.

Stars: Tyler Posey, Holland Roden, Dylan O'Brien, Linden Ashby

Votes: 117,219

26. Timecop (1997– )

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

Jack Logan is a time traveler from 2007, who hunts down rogue travelers and brings them to justice before they can alter the past.

Stars: Ted King, Don Stark, Cristi Conaway, Kurt Fuller

Votes: 457

27. Stargate SG-1 (1997–2007)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A secret military team, SG-1, is formed to explore other planets through the recently discovered Stargates.

Stars: Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Shanks, Amanda Tapping, Christopher Judge

Votes: 78,516

28. Topper (1953–1955)

30 min | Fantasy, Comedy

This series was about a somewhat grumpy and uptight banker, Cosmo Topper, and the ghosts which only he could see or hear, George and Marion Kerby. The Kerbys would often try to get Cosmo to... See full summary »

Stars: Anne Jeffreys, Robert Sterling, Leo G. Carroll, Buck

Votes: 378

29. Toxic Crusaders (1991–1993)

TV-Y7 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

A group of mutants fight against the pollution-loving alien Dr. Killemoff in the fictional city of Tromaville, led by Toxie, a nerd-turned-superhero.

Stars: Gregg Berger, Susan Blu, Rodger Bumpass, Paul Eiding

Votes: 406

30. Transporter: The Series (2012–2014)

TV-14 | 48 min | Action, Crime

Frank Martin is an ex special ops, who now spends his life as a transporter on the other side of the law. With three rules, he always completes his contracts. One way, or the other.

Stars: Chris Vance, François Berléand, Charly Hübner, Violante Placido

Votes: 6,776

31. Taken (2017–2018)

TV-14 | 41 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

As former CIA agent Bryan Mills deals with a personal tragedy that shakes his world, he fights to overcome the incident and exact revenge.

Stars: Clive Standen, Jennifer Beals, Adam Goldberg, Jessica Camacho

Votes: 8,301

32. Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1964–1968)

52 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

The submarine Seaview is commissioned to investigate the mysteries of the seas. Usually it finds more problems than answers...

Stars: Richard Basehart, David Hedison, Robert Dowdell, Del Monroe

Votes: 2,876

33. Weird Science (1994–1998)

30 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

Gary Wallace and Wyatt Donnelly create their dream woman, Lisa, on their computer. Lisa has extraordinary powers and can grant the boys their wishes for short periods of time.

Stars: Michael Manasseri, John Asher, Vanessa Angel, Lee Tergesen

Votes: 3,006

34. Working Girl (1990– )

30 min | Comedy

This situation comedy based on the popular film featured more of the adventures of secretary Tess McGill in the office setting.

Stars: Sandra Bullock, George Newbern, Anthony Tyler Quinn, Judy Prescott

Votes: 112

35. Margie (1961–1962)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy

Margie is an average teenager but it's the 1920's and so many things are changing. Living with her parents and brother Cornell, she has a lively flapper friend in Maybelle while Heywood and... See full summary »

Stars: Cynthia Pepper, Dick Gering, Penney Parker, Wesley Marie Tackitt

Votes: 31

36. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1962–1963)

30 min | Comedy

A rural state's senator dies and inexperienced Eugene Smith is appointed. Smith moves with wife Pat and sage Uncle Cooter. The new politician relies on chaffeur Arnie for Washington advice plus his own common sense.

Stars: Fess Parker, Red Foley, Sandra Warner, Stan Irwin

Votes: 31

37. Naked City (1958–1963)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

The cases of the N.Y.P.D.'s 65th Precinct.

Stars: Harry Bellaver, Horace McMahon, Paul Burke, Nancy Malone

Votes: 881

38. The Net (1998–1999)

45 min | Thriller

Computer programmer Angela Bennett discovers a shadowy group of cyber terrorists who completely erase her true identity. Falsely labeled a criminal, she finds herself on the run, and she'll never stop until she's got her life back.

Stars: Brooke Langton, Joseph Bottoms, Eric Szmanda, Mackenzie Gray

Votes: 347

39. La Femme Nikita (1997–2001)

60 min | Action, Drama, Romance

Aclandestine anti-terrorist organization fakes the death of a convicted murderer and trains her in the fighting skills necessary to succeed in her new job.

Stars: Peta Wilson, Don Francks, Eugene Robert Glazer, Roy Dupuis

Votes: 8,519

40. The Outsiders (1990)

60 min | Drama

Francis Ford Coppola and S.E. Hinton's 13-episode follow-up to the 1983 movie, which builds on each character from the film immensely. Series finale (entitled "Union Blues") reaches an ... See full summary »

Stars: Jay R. Ferguson, Rodney Harvey, Boyd Kestner, Harold Pruett

Votes: 448

41. Paper Moon (1974–1975)

30 min | Comedy

The adventures of Moses Pray, a con artist selling bibles to credulous widows, and Addie , a young girl, as they travel the roads of America during the time of the Great Depression in the 1930s.

Stars: Christopher Connelly, Jodie Foster, Vern Porter, Jacques Hampton

Votes: 124

42. Parenthood (1990–1991)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

Based on the 1989 Ron Howard film of the same name.

Stars: Ed Begley Jr., Jayne Atkinson, Max Elliott Slade, Thora Birch

Votes: 225

43. Party Girl (1996– )

30 min | Comedy

A spinoff of the cult film, Christine Taylor stars as Mary, a girl whose mother has passed away, leaving her to find herself in the clubs and parties of New York City. She is finally given ... See full summary »

Stars: Christine Taylor, John Cameron Mitchell, Merrin Dungey, Matt Borlenghi

Votes: 17

44. The Pink Panther Show (1969–1976)

TV-G | 90 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

The Pink Panther is a heroic, moral cartoon cat with pink fur and the manners of an English aristocrat. He only becomes flustered or angry at obtuse or offensive humans who try to disrupt ... See full summary »

Stars: Paul Frees, Rich Little, Dave Barry, Mel Blanc

Votes: 14,098

45. Planet of the Apes (1974)

47 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Two astronauts and a sympathetic chimp friend are fugitives in a future Earth dominated by a civilization of humanoid apes.

Stars: Roddy McDowall, Ron Harper, James Naughton, Mark Lenard

Votes: 3,743

46. The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams (1977–1978)

60 min | Adventure, Family, Western

An innocent fugitive from the law lives in the wilderness with a grizzly bear companion and helps passers-by in the forest.

Stars: Dan Haggerty, Denver Pyle, Bozo the Bear, Don Shanks

Votes: 1,163

47. Logan's Run (1977–1978)

60 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

In a futuristic society where reaching the age of 30 is a death sentence, a rebellious law enforcement agent goes on the run in search of Sanctuary.

Stars: Gregory Harrison, Heather Menzies-Urich, Donald Moffat, Randy Powell

Votes: 1,869

48. Madigan (1972–1973)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Richard Widmark reprises his big screen role of Detective Dan Madigan in this single-season entry from "The NBC Mystery Movie." A tough, dogged cop, Madigan chases down crooks in his native... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Widmark, George Cole, Rossano Brazzi, Peter Vaughan

Votes: 100

49. The Magnificent Seven (1998–2000)

60 min | Action, Western