Get excited: 'Mister Ed' is finally getting the big-screen treatment he deserves! According to Variety, Fox 2000 has acquired rights to everyone's favorite talking horse, meaning Mr. Ed may join a long list of '60s shows turned into films. From 'Get Smart' to 'Bewitched' to 'The Flinstones' to 'Mission: Impossible' to 'Star Trek' to 'The Twilight Zone' to the upcoming 'The Man from U.N.C.L.E.' to 'The Beverly Hillbillies' to... well, you get the point. '60s television is quite a fertile ground for Hollywood executives! Though there are still some shows they have missed. Ahead, nine '60s series that haven't been adapted to the big screen... yet.
Episodes: 217
Plot: The life of cattle drivers in the 1860s and 70s
Who should direct: Clint Eastwood, obviously. (He starred in the series.)

'The Flying Nun'
Episodes: 83
Plot: As the title suggests, it's about a flying nun who solves problems
Who should direct: Judd Apatow

'Hogan's Heroes'
Episodes: 168
Plot: Allied soldiers spying on Nazis in a German POW camp
Who should direct: Ivan Reitman

'That Girl'
Episodes: 136
Plot: An aspiring actress tries to make it big in New York City
Who should direct: Nora Ephron

'My Three Sons'
Episodes: 380
Plot: A husband and wife attempt to raise three sons
Who should direct: Harold Ramis

'I Spy'
Episodes: 82
Plot: Secret agents who go undercover as tennis players
Who should direct: Betty Thomas

Episodes: 431
Plot: A western that followed a father and his three sons in Nevada
Who should direct: Coen Brothers

'The Dick Van Dyke Show'
Episodes: 158
Plot: A the live of a comedy writer in New York City
Who should direct: Rob Reiner (his dad, Carl, created the show)

Episodes: 174
Plot: An LAPD vet holds off retirement to show a rookie the ropes
Who should direct: David Zucker

'The Andy Griffith Show'
Episodes: 249
Plot: A sheriff and his deputy get into crazy shenanigans
Who should direct: Robert Rodriguez

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