The Best Episodes Directed by Charles F. Haas
#1 - Death at Dawn
Bonanza Season 1 - Episode 32
Virginia City is plagued by organized crime, Sam Bryant and his gang. One of his men, Farmer Perkins, kills a storekeeper, and at his trial, the wife of the store owner is afraid to testify. When Perkins is sentenced to hang, Bryant kidnaps Ben and wants to exchange Ben for Perkins, which leaves Adam with the most difficult decision of his life. A stellar cast.
#2 - Clash at Broken Bluff
Rawhide Season 8 - Episode 8
Rowdy must convince a young widow to allow the herd on her land to protect it from the a norther. She is involved in the suffragette movement. The saloon owner will do anything to stop women from getting the vote. The drovers are allowed to vote if they stick around. The saloon owner buys their votes, but Rowdy has second thoghts.
#4 - Girls Town
Mystery Science Theater 3000 Season 6 - Episode 1
Movie Plot: After being accused of killing a man, a woman is sent to a convent. On the SOL: Crow hires the Power Steves for a party the crew is having / Servo, in honor of Mel Torme, scats / the crew designs the woman of the future. In Deep 13: Dr. Forrester presents the Umbilicus, a giant cable connecting Deep 13 to the SOL. It connects directly to Gypsy, who is not pleased / Dr. Forrester gets pied by Mike and the 'bots via the Umbilicus. Original film made in 1959.
#5 - The Case of the Ill-Fated Faker
Perry Mason Season 4 - Episode 3
Jim Ferris is having an affair with his uncle's bored young wife. They concoct a scheme to finagle $80,000.00 from the uncle by faking a kidnapping. Things go horribly wrong when secretary Betty Wilkins, acting as a go-between, is charged with the murder of Jim Ferris.
#6 - Escape to Ponderosa
Bonanza Season 1 - Episode 25
After Adam is bushwhacked by three army deserters, Ben tracks them down, and tackles the brutal Captain Bolton who is pursuing them.
#7 - The Suburbia Affair
The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Season 3 - Episode 17
Dr. Rutter, after inventing antimatter, hides out in Suburbia under the name Willoughby because he fears his creation will be used destructively. Solo and Illya take a house there to find him. But THRUSH agent Miss Witherspoon also wants to find Rutter, and when Rutter sends his neighbor Betsy after some rare medicine from the pharmacist, Fletcher, the chase is literally on the find Rutter first.
#8 - The Abduction
Bonanza Season 2 - Episode 8
Hoss and Joe take their sweethearts to a colorful and strange carnival for the day. Joe's recent girlfriend Jennifer Beale is abducted by the sinister owner, Philip Reed and his accomplice Gerner. Her father is Joshua Beale, the richest man in the Comstock. Gerner convinces Reed to hold her for a $1 million dollar ransom, and her father will gladly pay them to ensure her safe return. Reed's girlfriend Della Thompson is jealous of Jennifer and has second thoughts about the abduction. Hoss and Joe take notice of Jennifer's disappearance and travel deep into the bowels of the carnival, meeting fierce resistance from the carnival people at every avenue. They come up without a trace of finding her.