Tales of Tomorrow
Tales of Tomorrow served as an inspiration for shows like Twilight Zone and American Horror Story. The 1951 show featured Lon Chaney Jr. and Thomas Mitchell lasted for 85 episodes and retold stories like Frankenstein and 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea as well as many more. The show featured plenty of guest stars but only lasted for two seasons total.
Shotgun Slade is a 1959 Western TV show that came at a time when that genre was at its peak popularity. What made this show interesting was the fact that it was a Western but also a mystery and featured a modern jazz soundtrack. The show lasted for two seasons and helped launch Scott Brady’s career.