The Best Episodes Directed by Arthur Lubin

Greenbacks, Unlimited

#1 - Greenbacks, Unlimited

Maverick Season 3 - Episode 26

Bank robber Big Ed Murphy is at his wit's end: someone keeps beating him to the loot and that someone is Bret.

star 9.50
2 votes
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The Misfortune Teller

#2 - The Misfortune Teller

Maverick Season 3 - Episode 25

Bret is fighting a murder charge. But when he meets his lawyer - a numerologist, astrologer and bungler - he knows his number is up.

star 9.33
3 votes
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A Flock of Trouble

#3 - A Flock of Trouble

Maverick Season 3 - Episode 22

Bret wins a sheep ranch located in the midst of cattle ranchers whose sole aim is to wipe out the sheep and their new owner.

star 9.20
5 votes
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Guatemala City

#4 - Guatemala City

Maverick Season 3 - Episode 20

Maverick tries to straighten out his romance with Ellen Johnson and at the same time solve a million dollar jewel theft. When Bret finds out that his ardor has cooled, he also finds that he has become the prime target for a ruthless murderer and a man who refuses to stay dead.

star 8.20
5 votes
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Maverick Springs

#5 - Maverick Springs

Maverick Season 3 - Episode 13

Bret is hired by a weathly texan to save her brother Mark from a conniving woman named Melanie. Posing as a Texas Colonel, Bret realizes that he's up against a master crook. With Mark's help and brother Bart's arrival as a weathly Easterner, they set up a scheme to catch the girl and almost outsmart themselves with their own cleverness.

star 8.00
5 votes
The Goose-Drownder

#6 - The Goose-Drownder

Maverick Season 3 - Episode 14

Taking shelter in a ghost town, Bart impatiently awaits a storm's end. But when four gunmen arrive, he fears he'll never get out alive.

star 8.00
7 votes
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The Marquesa

#7 - The Marquesa

Maverick Season 3 - Episode 16

Bart Maverick wins big, when he wins the "Lucky Lady" saloon in a card game. When Bart goes to Santa Leora to stake his claim, a beautiful Marquesa refuses to relinquish the property to him. Maverick encounters hurling knives, flurry of bullets and pounding fists when he tries to hold onto his newly acquired saloon.

star 8.00
5 votes
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Duel at Sundown

#8 - Duel at Sundown

Maverick Season 2 - Episode 19

Bret Maverick finds himself caught in a deadly love triangle with a lovely woman (Abby Dalton) and a young gunman (Clint Eastwood).

star 7.88
8 votes
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San Francisco

#9 - San Francisco

Bonanza Season 1 - Episode 28

In this comic episode, the first to take place far from the ranch, Ben, Hoss, and Joe deliver a herd to San Francisco. Although he warns his sons to be careful in the big city ("This is not the Ponderosa!"), Ben is the one who is shanghaied and must be rescued.

star 7.81
16 votes
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The Addams Family Meets the Undercover Man

#10 - The Addams Family Meets the Undercover Man

The Addams Family Season 1 - Episode 16

Hollister is an undercover operative who's been picking up odd radio signals from the Addams house. Convinced they're spies, he recruits the postman, Briggs, to help.

star 7.80
35 votes
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Feet of Clay

#11 - Feet of Clay

Bonanza Season 1 - Episode 30

Hoss takes Billy Allen, the young son of a convicted felon under his wing, then is forced to kill his father and Billy will not forgive him. The most emotional Hoss story since "The Newcomers" and one of Blocker's best.

star 7.79
19 votes
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Maverick and Juliet

#12 - Maverick and Juliet

Maverick Season 3 - Episode 18

Bret's freedom hinges on the outcome of a card game. He's ecstatic... until he meets his opponent: Bart - who will make a bundle if he wins.

star 7.67
6 votes
Badge Without Honor

#13 - Badge Without Honor

Bonanza Season 2 - Episode 3

Adam's life is saved by an enigmatic U. S. Marshal who has come to Virginia City to arrest a friend of the Cartwrights.

star 7.60
15 votes
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The Cats of Paradise

#14 - The Cats of Paradise

Maverick Season 3 - Episode 5

Bret Maverick falls for a soft-spoken girl, Modesty Blaine (Mona Freeman). They enter into a partnership to sell cats to a mining camp overrun by rats. But rumor has it that most men lose either their lives or their money when dealing with this young beauty. However, Bret stands to lose both his life and his money, so he plots to save both.

star 7.50
6 votes
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Royal Four Flush

#15 - Royal Four Flush

Maverick Season 3 - Episode 2

Bart double-crosses a double-crosser and winds up hogtied and kidnapped, with only his wits as a weapon with which to save his neck.

star 7.42
12 votes
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