The Best Episodes Directed by Abner Biberman

Silent Partner

#1 - Silent Partner

The Untouchables Season 3 - Episode 14

Chicago, March 2, 1932. The hottest nightspot in town is the Club Tunisian, owned by gangster Pete Kalik, who built it up from a small speak. Ness and Lee Hobson show up, but not to see gorgeous singer Mavis Carroll-- they had gotten an anonymous phone tip earlier. Lee Hobson is tired, he is due to take his vacation leave starting Friday. Ness and Hobson get contacted by the club comedian Eddie Paris, he is the one who phoned them. After his show, he meets with Ness and Hobson at the Denton Street wharf; Eddie wants Pete Kalik put away behind bars, he says Kalik is working out a big alcohol deal with the Partner, the mysterious man who had backed Torrio and Capone. That's all that Ness and Hobson find out; later, Eddie is taken for the infamous ""one way ride"" by one of Kalik's boys, Woody Lubek. In the wee hours of March 6 (Walter Winchell means March 3), a caravan of 16 trucks, carrying 8,000 gallons of whiskey, paid for by the Partner, head from the Midwest to Pete Kalik's club

star 8.50
2 votes
The Whitey Steele Story

#2 - The Whitey Steele Story

The Untouchables Season 3 - Episode 15

New York City. July 23, 1934. The Underworld, which had long made big money by covering bets on horse races, wants to get their hands on a new invention-- the racewire, which can speed the results of horse races to bookmakers everywhere.  That rainy night, Michael Barrigan and Frederic Withers (who, along with their partner Douglas Barrows, own and run the Trans-Pacific News Service) receive an urgent call from Barrows-- but Barrigan finds Barrows dead in a bookie joint (the back room of Hayes florists) when he gets there. Joker takes Barrigan to Joe Kulak's car; they all take a short ride.  Kulak makes it simple: he wants Barrigan's racewire.  Barrigan has until tomorrow at midnight.  3 hours later,  Barrigan goes to his office; the names Barrigan, Withers and Barrows are on the door, but the bottom name has been ominously crossed out.  Barrigan notices someone is inside, and he pulls out his gun; but the surprise intruder is Eliot Ness-- who already knows about Barrows' murder, and

star 8.00
2 votes
Brass Ring

#3 - Brass Ring

The Fugitive Season 2 - Episode 16

In Santa Monica, California, Kimble is hired by Norma Sessions to help care for her invalid brother Leslie, who was crippled in a car accident. Kimble doesn't realize that Norma, with her boyfriend Lars, are ploting to murder Leslie to collect his insurance money. When Norma suspects Kimble is hiding from the police, she plots to frame him for Leslie's murder.

star 7.91
32 votes
Which Way Did They Go?

#4 - Which Way Did They Go?

Hawaii Five-O Season 2 - Episode 14

A career criminal, Connors, fools McGarrett and the team into protecting the wrong bank, and robs a nearby one, taking the wife of the manager hostage. Things turn ugly when one of his goons assaults and murders her. McGarrett must race to capture Connors before he can do any more damage.

star 7.83
6 votes
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Little Island, Big Gun

#5 - Little Island, Big Gun

Gilligan's Island Season 1 - Episode 17

A well known crook tries to evade police after a heist and is dropped off on the island by his henchmen to be picked up later after the heat cools down. After being discovered by Gilligan he poses as a doctor but the truth is soon revealed. Now he must keep the castaways at bay and get off the island with his money. Of course with Gilligan on the island this is much easier said than done.

star 7.82
153 votes
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Once Upon a Time (2)

#6 - Once Upon a Time (2)

Hawaii Five-O Season 1 - Episode 22

McGarrett must use all legal means possible to win the court case against Dr. C.L. Fremont, stopping her fake treatments and saving his sister from more anguish and pain.

star 7.67
3 votes
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Not That Much Different

#7 - Not That Much Different

Hawaii Five-O Season 1 - Episode 23

When a leader of a student peace movement is killed, McGarrett has to investigate the murder against a wall of silence and a distrust of the police by the activists.

star 7.60
5 votes
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Number 12 Looks Just Like You

#8 - Number 12 Looks Just Like You

The Twilight Zone Season 5 - Episode 17

In a future where everyone must undergo an operation at the age of 19 to make them identical to everyone else, one woman desperately tries to hang onto her own identity.

star 7.57
67 votes
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Blind Tiger

#9 - Blind Tiger

Hawaii Five-O Season 2 - Episode 15

McGarrett gets a surprise birthday party, but when he goes to pack the presents in his car, it explodes and blinds him. Danno, Chin Ho and Kono must work to catch those responsible, whilst McGarrett has to get used to not having his eyesight.

star 7.33
6 votes
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I Am the Night - Color Me Black

#10 - I Am the Night - Color Me Black

The Twilight Zone Season 5 - Episode 26

On the day an unpopular idealist is to be executed for the killing of a racist bully, the townsfolk are shocked to see the skies have turned pitch black.

star 7.33
68 votes
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The Dummy

#11 - The Dummy

The Twilight Zone Season 3 - Episode 33

A ventriloquist is convinced that his dummy, Willie, is alive and evil. He makes plans for a new act with a new dummy: plans that Willie doesn't support!

star 7.31
84 votes
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The Naked Gallows

#12 - The Naked Gallows

Maverick Season 1 - Episode 13

Bart pokes his nose into an unsolved murder case and ends up facing the business end of a killer's .45.

star 7.17
12 votes
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#13 - Stampede

Maverick Season 1 - Episode 9

Bret and Dandy Jim Buckley bet heavily on a boxing match but when their fighter withdraws it's up to Bret himself to step into the squared circle.

star 7.13
16 votes
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The Human Factor

#14 - The Human Factor

The Outer Limits Season 1 - Episode 8

A remote outpost in Greenland is endangered when an experiment is disrupted, causing the mind of a psychiatrist to be switched with that of a madman.

star 6.73
22 votes
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The Incredible World of Horace Ford

#15 - The Incredible World of Horace Ford

The Twilight Zone Season 4 - Episode 15

Toy designer Horace Ford spends most of his time reminiscing about his idyllic childhood. But when he gets a chance to go back to those years he gets a bitter taste of reality.

star 6.69
61 votes
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Kiss The Queen Goodbye

#16 - Kiss The Queen Goodbye

Hawaii Five-O Season 2 - Episode 25

Camilla Carver, a con-artist, blackmails a politician to take her to an event where she can steal the priceless Queen of Polynesia emerald and swap it for a fake. However, McGarrett and the team are at the event and make sure that neither the gem, Carver or her accomplice vanish.

star 6.00
1 votes
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Tug of War

#17 - Tug of War

The Fugitive Season 2 - Episode 7

Kimble is working on a farm when he is captured by a sheriff and his deputy. The two men start fighting about how and when to turn Kimble over to the authorities-and one of them will go to any lengths to make sure he gets the credit for the capture.

star 6.00
4 votes
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Fun and Games and Party Favors

#18 - Fun and Games and Party Favors

The Fugitive Season 2 - Episode 19

While working as a chauffeur for a wealthy family, Kimble learns that the teenage daughter of the family is dating the pool cleaner. While chaperoning a party for the daughter's friends, Kimble throws out a unruly young man who crashes the party. But Kimble is soon faced with a little blackmail when the man turns out to be a crime buff and recongizes Kimble from a police magazine.

star 5.75
4 votes

#19 - Masquerade

The Fugitive Season 2 - Episode 26

While traveling through an small Oklahoma town, Kimble is arrested, not because the police recognize him, but because they've mistaken him for Leonard Hull, a former numbers runner about to testify against a big-time racketeer, whom has run away from a witness relocation program in that very town. Kimble is taken to a motel where Leonard's wife, Mavis, knows he's not Leonard in which Kimble asks for her help to get away from the police, and a local hit man pursuing them.

star 2.00
1 votes