The Best Episodes Directed by David Moessinger

Squeeze Play (aka Sicily)

#1 - Squeeze Play (aka Sicily)

Mission: Impossible Season 5 - Episode 12

Albert Zembra, head of the Mediterranean branch of the Syndicate, is dying of cancer and plans on passing his list of opium farms to his chosen successor. He plans on turning power over to Carlos Empori, engaged to his granddaughter. Paris poses as a mobster and old friend of Eve's and "renews" his friendship with her, while Phelps, as Zembra's rival, warns Carlos that Paris plans to take over. Barney stages a fake assassination on Zembra, thwarting Carlos' security and making him look incompetent, then Paris and Paris-as-Zembra stage a conversation to make Carlos believe Zembra will give power to Paris. Carlos helps Jim kidnap Eve, but the plan goes awry when Eve reveals she knows Paris is a fake. Paris puts his life on the line by counting on her silence to complete the plot. Eve stays silent, Carlos is set up as a traitor to Zembra, and the dying mobster turns the information over to Paris.

star 8.89
28 votes
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Let Me Light the Way

#2 - Let Me Light the Way

Quincy, M.E. Season 2 - Episode 13

A suspected rapist seeks revenge on Quincy by attacking his friend

star 8.08
12 votes
Bite the Big Apple

#3 - Bite the Big Apple

Murder, She Wrote Season 8 - Episode 1

Jessica heads off to New York to begin teaching and has difficulty finding an apartment. She finally gets one that she likes, only to learn that a murder recently took place in the apartment complex and that someone desperately wants something that is inside her apartment. She's relieved when Seth comes to New York to check up on her, and enlists his help in cracking the case.

star 8.08
50 votes
Escape From Wedded Bliss

#4 - Escape From Wedded Bliss

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Season 1 - Episode 12

Princess Ardala returns to try to make Buck, who she considers the most genetically perfect male in the galaxy, her husband. With a powerful weapon poised in Earth orbit, she commands Earth's leaders to turn Buck Rogers over to her or else...

star 7.85
72 votes
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For Love of Joshua

#5 - For Love of Joshua

Quincy, M.E. Season 7 - Episode 13

A doctor persuades a couple that their new baby, which was born with Down's syndrome, will not have any life outside of hospitals and institutions. The child is then allowed to starve to death, something that causes a second doctor to ask for the original one to be charged with murder. Quincy investigates and finds out more about how children with Down's syndrome are treated in the world. To do this he visits a family that look after six children on their own.

star 7.75
4 votes
Badge of Honor

#6 - Badge of Honor

Murder, She Wrote Season 8 - Episode 21

Jessica intervenes when a long-lost Army buddy of her friend Seth is accused of murder.

star 7.62
39 votes
Gentle Into That Good Night

#7 - Gentle Into That Good Night

Quincy, M.E. Season 7 - Episode 7

A nineteen-year old boy, with a malignant tumor, dies in a car accident. Quincy does the autopsy and meets the family. He goes to meet Dr. Pendleton, a doctor who deals with people who are close to death, and wants to learn how to deal with people who have just identified a loved one in a more dignified way. He spends some time with the doctor and even takes his place for a while.

star 7.40
5 votes
Quincy's Wedding (1)

#8 - Quincy's Wedding (1)

Quincy, M.E. Season 8 - Episode 17

Quincy and Emily's wedding is fast approaching and there are many things that still need arranging. Emily has brought in Winslow, a wedding arranger to help. While the wedding arrangements are proceeding a body comes into the coroner's office, an old man who died of natural causes in a rest home, just after his 65th wedding anniversary. After the autopsy the wife of the deceased man, Edna, comes in to see Quincy and tells him that she killed her husband.

star 7.00
4 votes