The Best Episodes Directed by Boris Sagal

Part I

#1 - Part I

Masada Season 1 - Episode 1

First up: Raids on Roman garrisons lead to a showdown between the Zealot leader (Peter Strauss) and a Roman commander (Peter O'Toole).

star 8.60
40 votes
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Part IV

#2 - Part IV

Masada Season 1 - Episode 4

Conclusion. Action builds to a tragic climax as the Romans assault the fortress with a siege engine---a massive ram mounted on a mobile tower.

star 8.16
38 votes
The Silence

#3 - The Silence

The Twilight Zone Season 2 - Episode 25

An aristocratic club member bets that a talkative acquaintance cannot stay silent for an entire year.

star 7.88
321 votes
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A Day in June

#4 - A Day in June

Combat! Season 1 - Episode 11

In a flashback story, Sgt. Saunders recalls experiences around the D-Day invasion. This includes tales about Braddock, who won the pool for when the invasion would take place; Doc, who was reluctant to go into battle; Caje (called "Caddie" in this episode) who is accompanied by another Cajun; and Lt. Hanley, who was still a sergeant, and had little battle experience compared to Saunders. Following the landing, the men move inland to a farmstead held by a squad of Germans.

star 7.81
21 votes
Part III

#5 - Part III

Masada Season 1 - Episode 3

A Zealot plot to demoralize the Romans provokes retaliation against the camp's Jewish slaves by the scheming envoy Falco, who replaces Silva as commander.

star 7.81
36 votes
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Part II

#6 - Part II

Masada Season 1 - Episode 2

While the Romans ready their offensive, Silva (Peter O'Toole) seeks comfort from a beautiful slave (Barbara Carrera) who plucks at his conscience.

star 7.80
40 votes
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The Cemetery

#7 - The Cemetery

Night Gallery Season 1 - Episode 1

A black-sheep nephew murders his ailing uncle for the inheritance only to find some disturbing changes in the old man's painting of the family graveyard.

star 7.74
181 votes
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Candidate for Crime

#8 - Candidate for Crime

Columbo Season 3 - Episode 3

A Senate Candidate running for office kills his campaign manager by making it look like he was the target for the killer's bullet.

star 7.70
409 votes
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The Greenhouse Jungle

#9 - The Greenhouse Jungle

Columbo Season 2 - Episode 2

Jarvis Goodland, along with his nephew, plan a kidnap scam to break the nephews trust fund, but after the money has been collected, Jarvis kills his partner.

star 7.54
370 votes
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The Prince of Darkness Affair (2)

#10 - The Prince of Darkness Affair (2)

The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Season 4 - Episode 5

Solo and Illya are assigned to investigate a mysterious ray from the sky that killed the inhabitants of an African village. They find expert safecracker and fugitive from justice Luther Sebastian (Bradford Dillman), now a leader of a cult called the Third Way, and enlist his help in their plan to break into to the safe of Parviz Kharmusi (John Dehner) and steal the thermal prism that powers that deadly ray. Solo runs into Annie Justin (Carol Lynley), who is looking for Sebastian, who framed her boyfriend. Azalea (Lola Albright) helps Solo escape from Annie, and takes him to Kharmusi. But Sebastian reveals he has stolen the prism for himself so he can put it into orbit and extort the world.

star 7.33
3 votes
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The Test

#11 - The Test

Alfred Hitchcock Presents Season 7 - Episode 20

When a young boy murders another boy with a knife, his father convinces attorney Vernon Wedge to take on the case. Wedge comes up with a rather unique "test" to prove the boy's innocence, providing it can be used in court.

star 7.08
38 votes
The Arrival

#12 - The Arrival

The Twilight Zone Season 3 - Episode 2

A plane lands safely, but all its passengers, pilot and crew are missing!

star 7.06
339 votes
The Big Score

#13 - The Big Score

Alfred Hitchcock Presents Season 7 - Episode 22

A group of young thieves hit on the idea of robbing a wealthy man by one of them volunteering to babysit. However, when robbing the premises, the man returns home, leading to murder and revenge.

star 6.95
37 votes
Maria

#14 - Maria

Alfred Hitchcock Presents Season 7 - Episode 3

The manager of a carnival discovers his drunken purchase of a monkey is in fact a female midget dressed up as the animal. Falling in love with her "owner", she sets about to break up his marriage.

star 6.90
40 votes
The Prince of Darkness Affair (1)

#15 - The Prince of Darkness Affair (1)

The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Season 4 - Episode 4

Solo and Illya are assigned to investigate a mysterious ray from the sky that killed the inhabitants of an African village. They find expert safecracker and fugitive from justice Luther Sebastian (Bradford Dillman), now a leader of a cult called the Third Way, and enlist his help in their plan to break into to the safe of Parviz Kharmusi (John Dehner) and steal the thermal prism that powers that deadly ray. Solo runs into Annie Justin (Carol Lynley), who is looking for Sebastian, who framed her boyfriend. Azalea (Lola Albright) helps Solo escape from Annie, and takes him to Kharmusi. But Sebastian reveals he has stolen the prism for himself so he can put it into orbit and extort the world.

star 6.75
4 votes
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Amy Prentiss: AKA The Chief (1)

#16 - Amy Prentiss: AKA The Chief (1)

Ironside Season 7 - Episode 24

The promotion of a new Chief of Police leaves an opening for a new Chief of Detectives, and the front runner for the job is Lieutenant Amy Prentiss. Much of the force is opposed to her appointment, but she is determined to prove them wrong. With Ironside and his team alone in supporting her, she has to make her mark in a difficult case beset with problems, whilst at the same time convincing her male dominated staff to accept her as their new leader.

star 6.00
1 votes
The Quiet Firecracker

#17 - The Quiet Firecracker

Yancy Derringer Season 1 - Episode 32

Yancy's good friend, Miss Mandarin, is accused of smuggling opium into the city inside firecrackers.

star 5.50
2 votes
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Amy Prentiss: AKA The Chief (2)

#18 - Amy Prentiss: AKA The Chief (2)

Ironside Season 7 - Episode 25

The promotion of a new Chief of Police leaves an opening for a new Chief of Detectives, and the front runner for the job is Lieutenant Amy Prentiss. Much of the force is opposed to her appointment, but she is determined to prove them wrong. With Ironside and his team alone in supporting her, she has to make her mark in a difficult case beset with problems, whilst at the same time convincing her male dominated staff to accept her as their new leader.

star 0.00
0 votes
The Disposal Man

#19 - The Disposal Man

McCloud Season 2 - Episode 4

McCloud is forced to do some fancy footwork when a wealthy man is stalked by a professional assassin with an unknown employer.

star 0.00
0 votes
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