The Best Episodes Directed by Bruce Pittman
#2 - Bad Genes
Earth: Final Conflict Season 5 - Episode 18
Renee's personal image of mankind's greatest enemy is forever changed when she becomes emotionally involved with a young atavus child, Yulyn, whom reveals he has a very human-like soul. Renee must now protect Yulyn, also a royal, from Howlyn's evil clutches.
#4 - And Now the News
Friday the 13th: The Series Season 2 - Episode 3
In an insane asylum, a doctor is using a cursed antique radio to enact miraculous cures on his patients. The cost, as usual, is that the radio then kills another doctor's patients, by bringing their greatest fears to life. Tracking down the radio, Micki and Ryan must break into the asylum and recover the antique.
#5 - Our Selena is Dying
The Twilight Zone (1985) Season 3 - Episode 8
A young woman and her dying mother switch bodies during a visit.
#6 - Warlock of Nu Theta Phi
Relic Hunter Season 3 - Episode 11
Event: NEW ENGLAND COLONIES 1692 A.D. Hundreds of years in the past a Wiccan ceremony is interrupted by the locals. In the present, the amulet used in the ceremony is given to Sydney's student Meg, who recites the incantation and goes into a coma. Sydney and Nigel look into the matter and discover the amulet has mystical powers, and will grant the person who invokes it correctly great magical powers. Someone else, a friend of Meg's boyfriend named Blake, is also looking for the amulet and manages to procure it from Karen using hypnotic/magical powers. A seerest, Zanda, warns that they need the amulet to restore Meg. Blake is indeed a warlock, the son of the man who interrupted the opening ceremony, and he has used his magical powers to augment his fraternity house, Nu Theta Phi. Sydney and Nigel manage to interrupt the ceremony in the secret catacombs of the frat house, defeat, Blake, and restore Meg to normal.
#7 - The Story Girl Earns Her Name
Road to Avonlea Season 1 - Episode 2
Content to stay on at Rose Cottage, with her Aunt's Hetty & Olivia, Sara makes friends with Jasper Dale, 'The Awkward Man' of Avonlea. In the meantime, the school board has decided to hold a 'magic lantern' show and use the proceeds for the school library fund. The man they hire to do this show is in actuality a confidence man, who Sara inadvertently helps skip town with the money. Sara wants to put on a show to replace the missing funds and asks the help of the shy Jasper, who is an inventor and owns a 'magic lantern'. Sara gives a heartfelt recitation of "The Little Match Girl", and she is forever known as "The Story Girl", in Avonlea.
#8 - Devil Doll
Relic Hunter Season 3 - Episode 8
Event: CENTRAL AMERICA 1488 A.D. Sydney and Nigel are in Central America with a guide, Carlos, tyring to get into an Aztec pyramid. They succeed and recover a ruby-eyed statue. Carlos betrays them, tying them up and taking the statue. They manage to get free and go after him, only to find him dead, and the opened box nearby. They take the box and try to escape by train, but Carlos was working with mercenaries who also want the statue. A thief on the train tries to steal the statue and also ends up dead. Sydney belives the statue has a curse and vows to take it back to the pyramid. With the aid of the NSA man who gave her the coordinates, she and Nigel get back. The head of the mercenaries tries to take the devil doll but ends up dead as well, as a ghostly image of an Aztec priest rears up. Sydney seals the doll within the pyramid once more.
#9 - Carlotta's Room
TekWar Season 1 - Episode 10
David Lane is a politician, who has fallen in love with a computer generate prostitute, Carlotta. Only he believes that she is real, being held hostage and being forced into this program. David decides to buy the program, but instead ends up on the losing end of a blackmail scheme. When he turns up dead, Jake must find out what happened to his friend and the truth about Carlotta.
#10 - Return
Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal Season 3 - Episode 8
Case File #965-789 Dr. Anton Hendricks' wife has recently returned from a mysterious apportation device called the Arch, into which she vanished 12 years ago. Hendricks has become increasingly suspicious that she is not the Catherine he knew.
#11 - Chango
Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal Season 3 - Episode 12
Case File #500-208 A senior data analyst of the Office of Scientific Investigation and Research dies of an apparent heart attack at a Cuban-style neighborhood party. The rabbi who's conducting the funeral suddenly hears scratching sounds coming from coffin, opens the lid and finds out the man is alive.
#12 - Chill Factor
TekWar Season 1 - Episode 8
Lowell was recently convicted and scheduled for cryogenic freezing and he injected himself with a virus. Although the virus I no threat, as it is a harmless form, the computers running the cryogenic system reacts to the discovery and stops Lowell's process. The computer detects that the virus is present in other already frozen convicts and unfreezes them as well. Lowell and the other convicts take control of the cryogenic facility and they take Jake as one of their hostages. Recent upgrades to the computer system include the fail safe plan to sterilize the cryogenic facility, which will kill everyone that is not frozen. Jake must find a way to save everyone, even if that means they may be scared to death.
#13 - Redemption
TekWar Season 1 - Episode 17
Jake is ordered to provide security to one of the candidates running for Mayor. Frank Avery is a recovering TEK addict and Jake naturally does not like either politicians or addicts. The biggest threat is Brackett, the candidate of the TEK Lords, who have hired Trask to sabotage Avery's campaign. Jake and Sam must protect Avery's reputation before voting ends and the TEK Lords have control of the city.
#14 - Old Lady Lloyd
Road to Avonlea Season 1 - Episode 5
"Old Lady Lloyd" is believed to be a very wealthy woman, but she is actually living in poverty in her mansion. Sara befriends Miss Lloyd and wants to help her. Sylvia Gray, a friend of Olivia's visiting Avonlea, is the daughter of Miss Lloyd's former beau, who Miss Lloyd has never forgiven. Young Miss Gray has a magnificent singing voice, and Miss Lloyd, after a long conversation with Peg Bowen, walks through a thunder storm to get her cousin, with whom she has not spoken in years, to finance the young woman's career. The lesson is about forgiveness.
#15 - The Gate
TekWar Season 1 - Episode 15
Danny and his friend, Peter meet Tina and follow her to a "Party". At this party, Peter uses a head set and ends up disappearing. Danny tries to find his friend on his own and ends up being trapped in some alternate reality. Back in the real world, Danny and Peter are unconscious. Jake discovers that this world is draining the minds of the people trapped to run a computer. Jake goes into the alternate reality to save Danny and his friend, hoping he can find a way out for all of them.
#16 - Mime Troupe
Airwolf Season 4 - Episode 11
The Airwolf team is assigned to guard the daughter of an Interpol agent who is marked for death by terrorists.
#17 - A Piece of Cake
Airwolf Season 4 - Episode 6
The grandfather of one of four juvenile delinquents Jo and Mike have taken camping plans on killing the rest of the camping party in order to regain custody of his grandson.
#18 - The Mephisto Ring
Friday the 13th: The Series Season 2 - Episode 17
A World Series ring for the infamous Black Sox game allows its owner to predict winning games to gamble on...if the owner puts the ring on a sacrificial victim and condemns them to a gory death. A three-time loser gets hold of the ring left to him by his deceased father, and tries to use it to gain wealth.