The Best Episodes Directed by Don Mcdougall
#1 - Jacob Was a Plain Man
The Virginian Season 5 - Episode 5
Jake who can't hear or speak runs after he accidentally kills a man in a bar. He lands at Shiloh where his hard work results in a job. Stacey seeing Jake can't express himself decides to teach him to read and write but puts him in danger.
#2 - The Challenge
The Virginian Season 5 - Episode 6
After a stagecoach holdup and accident, Trampas stumbles into a farm with a concussion and amnesia. The farmer and his two kids tend to Trampas but the white handled gun he is carrying puts him into danger from the law and the outlaws.
#3 - Linda
The Virginian Season 5 - Episode 12
In Beauville, Texas the Virginian completes the sale of horses to government agent Fallon for $10,000. Fallon only has cash so the Virginian is forced to take it but just before boarding the stage he goes to the express office to have the money wired to Medicine Bow. Just after he gets a receipt for the money two men hold up the office and steal the funds. The Sheriff (John Pickard) and Express Agent (Joseph Mell) think he is involved in the robbery as a quick way to double his money. He is cleared by Fallon but the Sheriff is still suspicious it was an inside job and also, that it might be connected to a series of other robberies in the area. The stage is delayed waiting for the Virginian, much to its driver's (Frank McGrath) chagrin. On board the Virginian meets two other passengers, the beautiful Linda Vallance (Diane Baker) and apparent gambler Whitey Luder (Bill Fletcher). Arriving at the next town where they are to stop over for the night, the Virginian asks Linda to dinner. The
#4 - Search for Atlantis
The Hardy Boys Nancy Drew Mysteries Season 3 - Episode 4
In Greece to investigate drug smuggling, the Hardy Boys pose as archeology students on a dig for the lost city of Atlantis, but they are dogged by suspicious accidents and a dead body.
#5 - If a Body See a Body
Ironside Season 5 - Episode 10
On a day out with Mark, Ed finds a body in the park, but when Homicide arrives it has gone. Teased by his rival, Homicide Sergeant Larry Mullen, Ed is anxious to prove that there really was a body, but the Chief would rather have him working on a kidnapping case with the FBI. It soon appears, however, that the two cases may in fact be the same one.
#6 - Ponderosa Matador
Bonanza Season 5 - Episode 15
Adam, Hoss, and Joe vie for the attention of a pretty young lady named Dolores. Hoss talks Joe into entering a bull fight, but it doesn't work out quite as planned.
#7 - Incident at the Trail's End
Rawhide Season 5 - Episode 15
Harry Maxton has glaucoma. Gil offers Harry a job to Rowdy's surprise.
#9 - Riding with Death
Mystery Science Theater 3000 Season 8 - Episode 14
Movie Plot: A 1970s movie about a secret government agent. On the SOL: Mike tries cooking / Servo does a tribute to the seventies. Thats the 70s AD, not the 1970s / Servo becomes a trucker / the Crew tries to inject characters into a movie. On the Camping Planet: Evil robots attack Pearl, Bobo, and Brain Guy. They ask the SOL for help, and Mike responds by blowing up the planet / once again, Pearl, Bobo, and Brain Guy have escaped destruction by taking off in the Widowmaker. Pearl demands medals for bravery. Stinger: Jim Stafford is happy. Original film made in 1976.
#10 - Incident of the Dogfaces
Rawhide Season 5 - Episode 7
Rowdy,Quince and Clay help out three soldiers being attacked by Indians. They were sent to break the treaty with Broken Bow.
#11 - Siege
The Virginian Season 2 - Episode 13
Trampas wins $1,000 at poker in Medicine Bow and heads to his old stomping grounds of Logan, New Mexico to repay several debts. There he has a run in with comancheros, led by Pedro Lopez (Joseph Campanella), who virtually run the town and have the town leaders under their thumb. Trampas discovers that some of the commancheros have murdered his old friends and turns them over to the Marshall (Ron Hayes) to hold for trial. However, Pedro threatens the townsfolk and they cave under and force the marshall to release the murderers. Pedro and his men then come gunning for Trampas.
#12 - The Horse Breaker
Bonanza Season 3 - Episode 10
A professional wrangler working for the Cartwrights is paralyzed when thrown by a particularly mean bronco. The woman nursing him was once engaged to the late son of a neighboring rancher out to get Ben.
#13 - Just a Matter of Time
The Six Million Dollar Man Season 5 - Episode 13
Steve enters a time warp while on an orbital mission, hurling him six years into the future. Upon landing, the authorities arrest him for treason, believing he defected to Russia and was brainwashed into thinking the time warp occurred. Steve has to both prove his innocence and figure out how to get back to his own time.
#14 - Day of the Dragon
Bonanza Season 3 - Episode 11
Joe wins a card game and an unexpected prize...a young lady. She goes to the Ponderosa and serves them, not wanting to be set free. Meanwhile, an army is looking for her and the Cartwrights.
#15 - No Tears for Savannah
The Virginian Season 2 - Episode 3
In Santa Rita the Virginian meets an old flame, Savannah (Gena Rowlands), who has been seeing a local man, a very jealous Gordie Madden (Robert Colbert). Savannah is accussed of murdering Madden and the Virginian gets Judge Garth to come and defend her. However, the cards are stacked against them as Madden's wealthy father (Everett Sloan) controls the town, including the Sheriff (Stephen McNally), and wants revenge.
#16 - Image
Mission: Impossible Season 6 - Episode 17
Emil Gadsen has controlled the Syndicate's vice operation in the Northeast U.S. - now he plans to flee the country to avoid an indictment, leading his underling Thor Coffin in charge. Gadsen has a list of officials he pays off that he'll be taking with him - the IMF must get the list. Barney plays a psychic who visits believer Gadsen and warns of someone coming who is "closer then a brother" (although Gadsen has no brother), then drugs Gadsen to react in pain to someone showing him the Death tarot card. Then Gadsen and his son Tony meet "Professor Gadaradz," who is Gadsen's lookalike (actually IMF guest-agent Scott). When Gadaradz has a heart attack, the IMF show Gadsen a Death card and he feels sympathetic pains. Barney convinces Gadsen that Coffin kidnapped and is now torturing Gadaradz - Gadsen breaks into Coffin's estate where Willy has snuck in and is fake-torturing Gadaradz. When Gadaradz "dies," and Gadsen collapses in pain, he gives the list (hidden in his watch) to his son Ton
#18 - Accident
Ironside Season 4 - Episode 23
Driving to the garage whilst tired, Mark knocks down an old lady, with whom he develops a close relationship. It soon seems, however, that his guilt over the affair is going to lead to some revelations about his new friend that he might rather not hear.
#21 - Incident of Decision
Rawhide Season 5 - Episode 13
When Rowdy buys eighteen cattle for the next drive he has to contend with a young would be drover with a crooked leg and banditos.
#22 - The Girl on the Glass Mountain
The Virginian Season 5 - Episode 14
Cowhand Howie Sheppard (Tom Tryon) participates in his last cattle drive for Shiloh as he is to marry Donna Maguire (Pamela Austin) once the roundup is over and settle down â€“ that is, if Donna's father Jasper (Hugh Beaumont), a well-off store owner, consents to the marriage. He also encounters Rail (Michael Greene), a former co-worker with a larcenous streak and warns him against rustling cattle from the Shiloh herd like he used to do when they worked together at the Connally ranch. At a dance, Donna tells Howie the story of the girl on the glass mountain who would not come down until she met her Prince. After a dance, Howie asks Jasper Maguire for his daughter's hand and although he tells Howie he does not see him as the ideal son-in-law, he consents to the marriage. Howie agrees to buy a store with a living area at the rear where he can set up a saddlery shop. Donna and Howie are married with Stacey and Elizabeth Grainger serving as best man and bridesmaid. The saddlery shop is a suc
#23 - The Chinese Web (2)
The Amazing Spider-Man Season 2 - Episode 8
In order to keep his job, Min Lo Chan, China's Minister of Industrial Development, ventures to America in search of three U. S. Marines that can clear his name. Standing in his way is a wealthy American industrialist whose plans for a large steel contract hinge on Chan's failure.
#24 - The Man on the Inside
Ironside Season 4 - Episode 10
When a drug pusher is arrested following a spate of botched drug raids he fingers Ironside as a gang informer. Ed is press-ganged onto a team set up to investigate the Chief, which leads to conflict with Eve. Meanwhile Ironside himself seems to be taking the investigation very calmly, which leads to concern all round.
#25 - A Man to Match the Land
The High Chaparral Season 4 - Episode 18
Albert Salmi is the sole survivor of an Indian battle who decides to live as an Apache. Needing to fulfill an Army contract for the sale of horses, John Cannon, Buck, Manolito and Wind head for Indian country to round up a wild herd. Confronted by a tribe of embittered Apaches led by White Horse and Red Eagle, Cannon is allowed access to the herd only on condition that White Horse accompany the group with Buck left behind in the Apache camp.
#26 - Cooter's Girl
The Dukes of Hazzard Season 6 - Episode 12
A young woman comes to Hazzard to see Cooter, who happens to be his daughter that he's never met. But she thinks Cooter is very rambunctious who is working with the Dukes to stop new landowners from dumping toxic-wastes in Hazzard.
#27 - A Question of Strength
Bonanza Season 5 - Episode 6
Hoss and a pair of nuns, the younger one having a difficult time training for the order, are robbed and stranded at a way station.
#29 - Look to the Stars
Bonanza Season 3 - Episode 26
A young genius, Albert Michaelson, vies for a scholarship. Adam assists Albert in the boy's experiments. Albert only needs the school teacher's approval to be granted a scholarship-which will be very difficult to get considering Albert was expelled from school.
#31 - Death Has No Face
Mannix Season 8 - Episode 6
The vortex of the paranoid: Mannix is threatened and framed.
#32 - The Gang's All Here
Mannix Season 7 - Episode 5
A street gang plots to do Mannix in to make a name for itself.
#33 - To Draw the Lightning
Mannix Season 5 - Episode 22
Was a police shooting premeditated? Mannix is on (and off) the case.
#38 - The Tall Stranger
Bonanza Season 3 - Episode 16
Hoss plans to marry Margie, a pretty blonde, but Margie becomes fascinated with a tall, traveling stranger named Mark Connors. Margie marries Mark but soon finds it was far from a match made in heaven.
#39 - Go West, Young Dukes
The Dukes of Hazzard Season 7 - Episode 8
Boss Hogg finds a piece of paper from his great grandfather Thaddeus that Jesse's great grandfather Jeremiah signed over the Duke farm. Confused as ever, The Dukes find their great grandma's diary and they tell the story about the events leading up to it from the 1800's.
#40 - Trouble at Cooter's
The Dukes of Hazzard Season 4 - Episode 10
A pair of fur thieves comes to Hazzard to sell Boss Hogg their stolen mink coats. But when they lose one of them on the highway, Boss short changes them the price. Determined to get the coats back for his loss, he plans on breaking into the storeroom through a hole in the wall at Cooter's Garage while his girlfriend charms Cooter.
#41 - A Rage to Kill
Mannix Season 7 - Episode 20
A psychiatrist who treats sociopaths is supposed to have committed suicide.
#42 - The First Born
Bonanza Season 4 - Episode 1
Clay Stafford signs on to work for the Cartwrights and shortly afterwards shoots and kills a man who accuses him of cheating at poker. The miners warn Clay to leave town, but it appears he killed in self-defense. Surprisingly, he tells Little Joe that he is his half-brother, and Marie was his mother. Ben listens to his story and takes his word for it, but Adam and Hoss think he should wire the judge in New Orleans to confirm Clay's real identity. Meanwhile, Clay and Joe develop a close relationship, but the vengeful miners still want Clay out of Virginia City and their first warning, is when Joe is beaten up by them. Ultimately, Clay decides life on the ranch is not for him.
#43 - Incident of the Reluctant Bridegroom
Rawhide Season 5 - Episode 10
Rowdy gets drugged in a bar with Shelia, the bar owner's girl and wakes up married to her.
#44 - She Walks in Beauty
Bonanza Season 5 - Episode 1
Hoss wants to marry mysterious Regan Miller, a woman with less than a pristine past. When he thinks Adam is trying to steal her away, he loses control and beats Adam up.
#45 - Song in the Dark
Bonanza Season 4 - Episode 16
Adam's guitar-strumming friend, ranch hand Danny Morgan, is arrested on suspicion of murdering and robbing the Widow Baker. Someone had reported hearing Danny singing outside her place at the time of the murder. More, importantly, Morgan has bad scratches on his arm, and the widow was found with human skin under her fingernails. Adam is thoroughly convinced that Danny couldn't have done it; the two became friends after Danny saved Adam's life a few years ago.
#46 - Coltrane vs. Duke
The Dukes of Hazzard Season 4 - Episode 4
Boss Hogg is offered top dollar for the Duke farm to a beer distributor and in order to get his hands on it, He has Rosco pretend that he got whiplash while chasing Bo and Luke so he can sue them for the farm.
#47 - Dukes in Danger
The Dukes of Hazzard Season 4 - Episode 27
A prison car that is escorting two escaped convicts has an accident and they escape. They go to the Duke farm and take the Dukes hostage, along with their mortgage money, which causes Boss and Rosco to come to the farm and foreclose, and get caught up in it.
#48 - Dark Destiny
The Virginian Season 2 - Episode 29
Steve, Randy and other hands capture two horse rustlers, Frank Conrad (Robert Wilke) and Striker (Edward Faulkner), and kill a third. They also find Conrad's daughter, Billie Jo (Brenda Scott) and she is taken to Shiloh until the court can decide her custody and the rustler's fate. There she nurses Randy Benton who has hurt his back and lost the feeling in his legs. Billie Jo is eventually forced to decide on her future by choosing between helping her father escape and returning to a life on the run, or accepting the kindnesses of the Shiloh crew which promise a better future.
#49 - Felicity's Spring
The Virginian Season 3 - Episode 5
Felicity Andrews (Katherine Crawford), the new Medicine Bow school teacher, lives with her older sister Kate (Mariette Hartley) and grandfather Jonah (Carl Benton Reid). Everyone raves about her and the Shiloh hands, including Steve Hill, are all smitten but Felicity's heart is won by the Virginian who proposes to her. However, Felicity's family protects some secrets which eventually brings an end to the Virginian's marriage plans.
#50 - Hideout
The Virginian Season 3 - Episode 18
Betsy Garth investigates rumours of wild broncos in the mountains and while there she encounters a young man, Clint (Andrew Prine) and his father Martin (Forrest Tucker) living in an isolated cabin. Clint gets Betsy to promise not to reveal their presence but when Betsy is bitten by a rattlesnake he is forced to take her to Dr. Spaulding (John Bryant) in Medicine Bow, thereby saving her life and earning the Virginian's gratitude. However, Martin is a wanted man and Emmett Ryker is on his trail. Betsy must choose between her growing friendship with, and promises to, Clint and revealing the hideout to the law.
#51 - The Showdown
The Virginian Season 3 - Episode 29
The Virginian arrives in Monolith, Arizona to buy cattle from the Landers family but finds himself in the middle of a feud between them and the city Marshall Frome and his brother. The Fromes seem overbearing but maybe with a reason
#52 - The Kirkwood Haunting
The Amazing Spider-Man Season 2 - Episode 4
A widow is haunted by the spirit of her late husband, who tells her to donate his estate to a private organization which investigates paranormal phenomenon. Jameson, being a friend of the family and knowing Parker is a graduate student in physics, asks Parker to investigate.
#53 - Heiress Daisy Duke
The Dukes of Hazzard Season 6 - Episode 13
An investigator comes to Hazzard tracking down a photo of Daisy Duke thinking that she's the long-lost granddaughter of millionaire Carter Stewart - who is offering a big reward for anyone who finds her. So Boss has Daisy hypnotized into thinking she is the granddaughter, but other heirs don't want her to return and are trying to kill her.
#54 - Home Again
Dallas Season 2 - Episode 14
Ellie's brother Garrison, presumed dead, shockingly shows up at Southfork. Ellie, knowing the Ranch was supposed to be his, tells the family she will be giving Southfork to Garrison. The family is not happy and J.R, of course, insults Garrison, causing the old man, who does not want Southfork, to fight back.
#55 - Pin the Tail on the Dukes
The Dukes of Hazzard Season 4 - Episode 17
Jesse's old crony Hector, who just got out of prison, is after Boss for stealing his land. Meanwhile Rosco and Cletus use phony radar guns, and Bo and Luke accidentally destroy one. So Boss has Bo and Luke framed for destroying county property.
#56 - The Mountain Girl
Bonanza Season 3 - Episode 33
Joe promises a dying sheepman he will make sure the old man's granddaughter gets her rightful inheritance from a wealthy San Francisco family. This episode was filmed immediately after "Inger, My Love", which explains why Blocker's arm is still in a sling.
#58 - The Antidote
The Bionic Woman Season 3 - Episode 14
A deadly poison will kill Jaime unless she reveals the location of a secret conference in exchange for the antidote.
#59 - Dark Challenge
The Virginian Season 3 - Episode 2
Carl Hendricks (Victor Jory), with his son Arnie (Chris Robinson) and daughter Jenny (Katharine Ross), buys a local ranch. Trampas is embarrassed when he tries to get Jenny to dance at a local gathering without realizing she has a club foot. He apologizes, they become friends, and he begins setting up Jenny with his shy blacksmith friend Wally (Larry Pennell). Carl is subsequently murdered and Trampas is a suspect although he had no motive. It is left up to Deputy Emmett Ryker to solve the crime.
#60 - Requiem for a Country Doctor
The Virginian Season 5 - Episode 18
One morning the Virginian arrives in a small town to meet Stacey Grainger and sees a gallows being built. From the owner of the saloon, Clara Plain (Cloris Leachman), he learns Stacey is being held in jail and is scheduled to be hanged the next morning. The Sheriff (Ford Rainey) tells him Stacey lost in a card game watched by the beloved local doctor, John Marsh, and had harsh words with him and that the doctor had a large quantity of money he had collected for the local orphanage. Having no money, Stacey went out of town where he encountered and murdered the Sheriff for the money and was caught by two locals. Stacey claims he came upon the already dead doctor, heard someone running away and fired a waring shot into the dark. Although Stacey did not have the money on him, the Sheriff claims he threw it away when he heard men approaching. In the next cell to Stacey is Randall (Morgan Woodward) who is awaiting transfer to prison. The Virginian learns that Stacey's trial was called hastil
#61 - Why the Tuesday Afternoon Bridge Club Met on Thursday
Ironside Season 2 - Episode 16
Victoria Ironside, the Chief's aunt, is a member of the Tuesday Afternoon Bridge Club. When a fellow member disappears, Aunt Victoria turns to the Chief for help, but what he uncovers turns out to be a very strange and sorry tale.
#62 - Blackout
Ironside Season 4 - Episode 14
The power station for a four mile square area of town is destroyed in an explosion, and when a similar attack takes out the auxiliary generator at Police Headquarters, Ironside realises that somebody somewhere is trying to cover their tracks. The question is, who - and what is their goal?
#64 - Boss Behind Bars
The Dukes of Hazzard Season 6 - Episode 6
The Beaudrys (from "Daisy's Shotgun Wedding" (522)) return to Hazzard to swipe Boss Hogg's still since their's blew up. But to get Boss out of the way, they frame him of sabotaging Jesse's car in the old timer's race when his car flips over. Rosco throws Boss in the slammer while the Beaudreys steal Boss' still.
#65 - Eye of the Hurricane
Ironside Season 3 - Episode 5
Lured to a prison with a promise of information, the Chief and Mark are taken hostage by three convicts desperate to escape. Together they plot to undermine the escape attempt by turning the situation to their own advantage.
#66 - The Friendship
Bonanza Season 3 - Episode 8
Joe befriends and takes responsibility for an ex-convict named Danny. Danny loves horses and is not used to people's ways on the outside of jail. Will his rough jailhouse upbringing mar any hopes of friendship?
#67 - Dukes Strike It Rich
The Dukes of Hazzard Season 5 - Episode 2
Boss Hogg swindles newlyweds Jeb and Carrie Morton into buying a worthless piece of land next to the Duke Farm. So the Dukes try and help them by scamming Boss by making it look like they've found gold on their property and the Morton's property and struck it rich so that Boss will buy back the land.
#68 - Incident of the Mountain Man
Rawhide Season 5 - Episode 17
Thomas and the men of the wagon train are ready to string up Josh Green for killing Thomas's boy. Josh is a mountain man lost in the modern world.
#69 - Reprise
Ironside Season 2 - Episode 10
When Eve is injured during a shooting, the rest of the team recall their early encounters with her, and the Chief wonders if he was right ever to have encouraged her to join the force. Meanwhile, Ed worries over whether he wants to arrest Eve's attacker, or just kill the man outright.
#70 - The Miracle Maker
Bonanza Season 3 - Episode 34
Hoss blames himself when a young woman is crippled in a wagon accident, and hopes a faith healer can help her walk again.
#71 - Return to Honor
Bonanza Season 5 - Episode 25
Ben must travel to pay his respects after he learns of the death of his nephew Will. When he visits the grave, he finds his nephew barely alive with a bullet wound. He takes him to a doctor and Will insists that he leave, but Ben refuses. Will explains that the men after him must believe that he is dead. Ben decides his best bet is to take Will home. He and Will are followed by the same men who are interested in some valuables Will is carrying.
#73 - Dear Diary
The Dukes of Hazzard Season 4 - Episode 20
Rosco loses his diary on the Duke farm which contains all of Boss' schemes he's made and when Jesse is about to deliver it to Boss and Rosco, Two crooks - which Boss Hogg swindled steal it and try and blackmail Boss with it - and Bo and Luke are accused of being a part of their gang.
#74 - The Fugitive
The Dukes of Hazzard Season 4 - Episode 5
A pretty drifter named Mindy Lou overhears Boss and Rosco talking about stealing motorcycles, repainting them and selling them for the upcoming Tri-County motor cross. So Boss orders Rosco to arrest her but she gets away and is found by the Dukes - who try to help her. Johnny Paycheck performs at the Boar's Nest.
#75 - Saga of Whizzer McGee
Bonanza Season 4 - Episode 30
Hoss becomes concerned for the welfare of an insecure, belligerent fellow who is as small as Hoss is large. Interesting blend of comedy and pathos that ends unpredictably.
#76 - A Killing at the Track
Ironside Season 4 - Episode 18
Outside odds horses are starting to win at the local track, and Ironside is soon on the case. He discovers that somebody is trying to fix the races, but his prime suspect is Eve's one-time fiancÃ©, and a jockey who may be the unwitting key to it all.
#77 - Comrade Duke
The Dukes of Hazzard Season 5 - Episode 17
The Russians' gymnast team comes to Hazzard and a defector named Natasha escapes and hides out at the Duke farm while Boss helps the Russian gymnast leader find her.
#78 - In the Line of Duty
Ironside Season 5 - Episode 6
A policeman is shot and killed by an assailant. The evidence points to the murderer being a local thief, currently enjoying a reign of terror in San Francisco, but soon the investigations lead elsewhere.
#79 - The Revenge of Hughie Hogg
The Dukes of Hazzard Season 5 - Episode 13
When Rosco is up for re-election, Boss has no trouble supporting him until his devious nephew Hughie Hogg returns to run for sheriff and blackmails his uncle into helping him by showing evidence of a crooked deal he made.
#80 - The Youth Killer
Kolchak: The Night Stalker Season 1 - Episode 19
Young swinging patrons of an exclusive dating service are turning up, dead of old age. The police don't believe they are the same persons, but Kolchak investigates and discovers that the head of the dating service is actually Helen of Troy, who sacrifices perfect young victims to Hecate, her patron goddess, in return for eternal youth and beauty. The fact that Helen is unaware one of the victims had a glass eye and lied about it on their form proves vital to Kolchak when he accidentally dons one of the rings that lets Helen sacrifice her victims in the appropriate manner.
#81 - The Moving Mountain
The Six Million Dollar Man Season 5 - Episode 21
A terrorist steals a Russian rocket launcher and American missiles and plans to hold both countries hostage. Steve is sent along with a beautiful Russian agent to stop the terrorist, but his opposite number has orders to dispose of him and bring back the missiles to her superiors.
#82 - Blessed Are They
Bonanza Season 3 - Episode 30
When two feuding families argue over the custody of two orphaned children, a reluctant Ben is called upon to straighten out the situation before real trouble erupts.
#83 - Incident of the Clown
Rawhide Season 5 - Episode 24
Morris G. Stevens, a failed actor, toured the world as a clown. Now a philologist he wants to create a Comanche dictionary.
#84 - Incident of the Hostages
Rawhide Season 5 - Episode 26
Rowdy buys three white children from the Arapahos that have been raised by the Apache.
#85 - The Fortunes of J. Jimerson Jones
The Virginian Season 2 - Episode 17
J. Jimerson Jones (Pat O'Brien) finds a gold vein and on the way to Chicago to enjoy his fortune, meets Judge Garth and Betsy. In Chicago the Garth's make the acquaintance of young newspaper reporter Eddie Tighe (David Macklin) while Jones meets a middle-aged hotel maid, Maggie Hyeth (Ann Doran). Jones becomes the target of con artists and Betsy the romantic target of Tighe, with generally humorous results.
#86 - The Drifter
The Virginian Season 2 - Episode 19
This episode recounts in flashback how the Virginian came to Shiloh Ranch. The Virginian comes to Medicine Bow and first works for Miles Peterson (Leif Erickson) whose spread is run by ranch foreman Hugh Stager (Michael Forest). Stager tries to gain control of the ranch by romancing Peterson's daughter Maria (Mariette Hartley) and plotting to remove Peterson and blame it on Judge Garth. However, he has not reckoned on the Virginian and his growing friendship with Judge Garth.
#87 - A Gallows for Sam Horn
The Virginian Season 3 - Episode 12
Widower Sam Horn (John Lupton) comes into conflict with the railway headed by Colonel John Briscoe (Edward Binns). Part of his land had been expropriated as a railway right of way and the compensation was based on much outmoded land values. The Colonel is also having conflicts with his son Scott (Buck Taylor) over an old girlfriend of Buck's called Peg Dineen (Laurel Goodwin) who also happens to be in town. Peg is a supposed widow with a young child and Sam Horn is smitten with her. When Buck is shot, Sam is put on trial for murder although he claims it was self-defense. In the courtroom it is up to Judge Garth to defend and save Sam Horn by uncovering the tangled and hidden motives behind the events.
#88 - Beyond the Border
The Virginian Season 4 - Episode 10
The Virginian and Trampas head to Mexico to purchase some palominos for the Judge. At a saloon in San Christian near the Mexican border, Trampas tries to make the acquaintance of Maggie (Joan Staley) but is warned off by several men led by Cal (Gregg Palmer) and is told she is ""Zack Wheeler's girl"" by the bartender (Jimmy Lee Cook). The Virginian is feeling ill so they go to a hotel. After they leave Zack Wheeler arrives (Michael Forest). It is clear Maggie feels Zack is neglecting her. Zack tells her she will be taken to his friend Fidencio's place to wait for him until his business is finished. Cal drives Maggie to the Mexican cantina and hotel owned by Fidencio (Thomas Gomez). We learn Zack Wheeler is involved in criminal activities including robbery. Trampas and the Virginian have rented horses and entered Mexico but the Virginian gets much sicker and clearly needs help. They come to Fidencio's place and expecting the arrival of Zack Wheeler, Fidencio tries to dissuade them from st
#89 - The Hell Wind
The Virginian Season 6 - Episode 21
Trampas, Stacey, and Elizabeth are transporting a bull back to Shiloh when they encounter a massive sand storm. They find a deserted homestead to take shelter in while waiting out the storm. While there others start showing up beginning with the Van Owens who are on vacation. Trampas recognizes her as as a crooked dealer from years back with a different name and her husband is the president of the local bank. When the bull knocks a hole in the wall, Trampas and Stacey discover $10,000 in gold coins and wonder who to trust.
#90 - The Animal
The Virginian Season 9 - Episode 16
Tate comes across a deaf and mute Indian boy, who is being hunted by a posse for the killing of a respected rancher. To prevent his being lynched, Tate brings the boy into town himself, and hopes to somehow learn his side of the story. But just about everyone in the town, including the judge, is too anxious to hang the boy quickly, so Tate finds he has to take on the role of defense counsel himself.
#91 - A World of Jackals
Ironside Season 2 - Episode 19
An old friend of Mark's calls him to ask for a meeting, but she is kidnapped before he can reach her. It soon transpires that her disappearance is tied to that of movie star Gloria James, who appears to have died or been murdered. The Chief naturally digs further, and finds a tale of heartache and sorrow which leads to the front door of a local mobster.
#92 - Tom Dayton Is Loose Among Us
Ironside Season 3 - Episode 26
After killing Ed Brown's fiancÃ©e seven years previously, Tom Dayton, a sociopath with a hatred of female authority figures, is released on parole. Ed is certain that Dayton is still dangerous, but the authorities do not share his concerns.
#93 - A Question of Murder
Mannix Season 7 - Episode 22
A clueless investigation goes on pluck.
#94 - The Way Station
Bonanza Season 4 - Episode 6
With a storm brewing, Adam takes refuge at a way station, run by cantankerous Jesse and his young grandaughter Marty, who yearns to see what exists away from the way station. The station is also visited by Luke Martin, a killer who is running from a posse. He makes Marty an empty promise to take her with him and see the world together, but Adam steps in and suggests Luke let her alone. Everybody but Marty is relieved to see him go, but he quickly returns and holds everyone hostage to protect himself from the posse.
#95 - The Honor of Cochise
Bonanza Season 3 - Episode 3
The Cartwrights and a bigoted army captain are pinned down by Cochise and his braves, who claim the officer poisoned 30 of their people.
#96 - Rollback
The Six Million Dollar Man Season 5 - Episode 7
Steve goes undercover, joining a roller derby team whose owner plans to acquire and sell top-secret information. When the owner discovers the ruse, he plants evidence to lead Steve in the wrong direction, and uses the distraction to go get the information.
#97 - The Deception
Planet of the Apes Season 1 - Episode 8
When the guys try to track down the apes who are framing humans for crimes in a small community, Fauna, a blind female ape, falls in love with Burke while believing him to be a chimpanzee.
#98 - The Gentleman from New Orleans
Bonanza Season 5 - Episode 18
The new stranger in town claims to be the famous pirate Jean Lafitte, and Hoss believes him.
#99 - The Gladiators
Planet of the Apes Season 1 - Episode 2
Burke, Virdon and Galen come across two humans fighting and get involved, but lose the magnetic disc. To recover it, they must approach the nearby village, where the ape prefect pits humans in a series of gladiatorial games.
#100 - Cool Hand Colt
The Fall Guy Season 3 - Episode 13
A corporation wants to drain the bayou. Colt is sent to bring back Junior to testify, but is put in a chain gang and the sheriff is out to kill him.
#101 - The Good Samaritan
Bonanza Season 4 - Episode 13
Hoss decides to help out Wade Tyree and introduces him to Abigail and her daughter, Bonnie. Hoss hopes this will stop Wade's constant drinking. Wade soon marries Abigail, but when things don't go his way, he goes back to drinking. Hoss helps out by helping the new family plant crops. When no rain comes, Hoss introduces them to irrigation, and Abigail faints while watering the crops. Wade realizes he has been a terrible husband and father, but gets a second chance when Abigail finds out she is going to have another child. Abigail and Bonnie both forgive Wade and a new family is born!
#102 - The Artist
Bonanza Season 4 - Episode 3
Ben helps Matthew Raine, a famous painter who has gone blind and now wallows in self-pity, discover a new purpose in life. However, Raine's employee Gavin has other ideas.
#105 - Shadows of the Past
The Virginian Season 3 - Episode 23
Emmett Ryker's good friend, storekeeper John Conway (Jack Warden), is to marry a woman he met in San Francisco and has known for only a very short time, Rita Boland (Marilyn Erskine). When Rita comes to Medicine Bow, her relationship with John becomes strained because of her seeming unwillingness to consider having children. She turns to the bottle and it is clear she is haunted by some event in her past. Meanwhile, Emmett's past also threatens to catch up with him as two Garr brothers (John Milford and James Beck) whom he had sent to jail for a robbery attempt, and whose third brother he had killed in that same attempt, come seeking revenge. The two disconnected stories become intertwined, and then resolved, in a fateful showdown.
#106 - Timberland
The Virginian Season 3 - Episode 25
Local ranchers are upset with the lumbering of Charles Daniels (Arch Johnson) which they believe will destroy a valuable watershed area and ruin grazing land. Daniels refuses to listen to their entreaties as delivered by the Virginian and Emmett Ryker has to try and keep the peace despite the growing tension. Complicating matters is a budding relationship between Daniels' daughter Katie (Joan Freeman) and the son of one of the local ranchers opposed to the logging, Dave Ferguson (Martin Milner). This relationship is frowned upon not only by Daniels but also by Daniels' foreman, Paul Rogers (William Smith). When Rogers is killed accidentally by Ferguson, Daniels believes it murder and seeks revenge.
#107 - Legacy of Hate
The Virginian Season 5 - Episode 1
The Virginian and Belden (L. Q. Jones) set off for the train station to meet the new owner of Shiloh. They meet John Grainger and his grandaughter Elizabeth. Trampas is said to be away on business in Cheyenne. John is surprised his grandson Stacey is not there to meet them too but he learns from Sheriff Mark Abbott (Ross Elliott) that Stacey has spent the night in jail over a gambling dispute and so John has to put up bail. As the group returns to Shiloh we learn that Shiloh ranch's government grazing land leases will soon be up for renewal. Also, the entourage is watched by neighbouring rancher Lee Calder (Jo Van Fleet) and her foreman Jim Dawson (Jeremy Slate), the former of whom comments that she has not seen John Grainger in 25 years. At Shiloh John discusses with the Virginian whether or not the Shiloh foreman will stay on and he tells the Virginian that his son was killed in an Indian raid ten years before. Sheriff Abbott and Jim Dawson arrive and the latter says some Calder ran
#108 - No Less a Man
Bonanza Season 5 - Episode 24
The town council feels Roy Coffee can no longer do his job, and with the notorious Wagner gang on their way to rob the bank, everyone is in a panic. Ben and Adam disagree with the town council and do what they can to help Roy out.
#109 - The Laying on of Hands
Ironside Season 4 - Episode 12
Pablo Esteban, a young Mexican boy, is brought to San Francisco by some businessmen who claim that he can heal people just by touching them. Placed on the case to find out whether it is for real, the Chief develops a close friendship with the boy, and has to help him when he finds out that it is all just a money-making scam.
#110 - Tomorrow's Tide
Planet of the Apes Season 1 - Episode 6
An ape who runs a fishing business plans to use Virdon and Burke as slaves after he captures them.
#111 - Always Say Always
The Fall Guy Season 3 - Episode 18
Actresses interrupt work on a James-Bond-style film to help Colt catch smugglers in Hong Kong and return a Ming vase.
#112 - The Brazos Kid
The Virginian Season 3 - Episode 6
Samantha Frye (Barbara Eden), who has been fired from many newspapers for her exaggerated stories, arrives in Medicine Bow where she begins working for the newspaper and becomes courted by the Virginian and Emmett Ryker. She begins a series of articles for the ""Police Gazette"" about a legendary but supposed dead outlaw called the Brazos Kid and her hints he is still alive bring a bounty hunter, a detective and a man seeking revenge on the outlaw, to Medicine Bow. Complicating matters even more are the facts the Kid is really alive and living incognito nearby and that the Virginian is his friend and is aware of his identity. Because Samantha's descriptions of the Kid resemble the Virginian, the Shiloh foreman becomes the target of the Kid's pursuers.
#113 - A Problem of Innocence
Mannix Season 6 - Episode 23
An ex-con's daughter is suspected in murders surrounding the unrecovered loot.
#114 - Half a Rogue
Bonanza Season 4 - Episode 18
In this entertaining episode, laced with humor, Hoss first meets mountain man Jim Leyton. Bing Russell makes his first appearance as Deputy Clem Foster.
#115 - The War Comes to Washoe
Bonanza Season 4 - Episode 7
The Civil War once again divides the citizens of Nevada, as well as Adam and Joe Cartwright. One of season four's highlights, the plot involving British spy Bill Stewart, based on historical fact.
#116 - Incident at Alkali Sink
Rawhide Season 5 - Episode 29
Burt Harvey is accused of cowardice at Gettysburg by his new father-in-law.
#117 - All Nice and Legal
The Virginian Season 3 - Episode 11
Victoria Greenley (Anne Francis) comes to Medicine Bow to set up a law practice but encounters resistance from those who do not think law a suitable profession for a woman. Although initially reluctant, the Virginian gets Victoria to represent him in a court dispute with a saddle-maker. She is successful and romance brews between the two. However, they soon find themselves on opposite sides when Victoria agrees to defend some men accused of trespassing on Shiloh land.
#118 - Lost Yesterday
The Virginian Season 3 - Episode 20
A man dies due to a gunshot wound but not before he reveals to his sweetheart, Clara Malone (Shirley Knight), that robbery money is hidden near Medicine Bow. Faking suicide to escape the rest of the robbery gang, Clara takes the stage to Medicine Bow along with one other passenger, the Virginian. In a stage accident she is injured and the Virginian takes her to Shiloh Ranch to be nursed by Betsy. Suffering from amnesia, Clara can not recall her past and she and the Virginian begin a romance. However, her past catches up with her when the robbery gang discovers she is still alive.
#119 - Paid in Full
The Virginian Season 6 - Episode 10
Frank returns from prison to find his father crippled after saving Trampas and working at a low level job for Clay Grainger. Frank accepts a job but his attitude toward Trampas and Grainger push him toward getting revenge via rustling.
#120 - A Small Taste of Justice
The Virginian Season 6 - Episode 14
The Virginian is traveling alone when Tom Conlan and his ranch hands meet him and steal The Virginian's horse and gun after he refuses to drink with them. He makes it to a nearby town where he encounters a married woman he knew when she was single. When he tires to retrieve his possessions, he has no support and events lead to a potentially fatal accident involving the woman's daughter. The citizens ask The Virginian to help return law and order but his support comes from a surprising source.
#121 - Silver Image
The Virginian Season 7 - Episode 2
Dan Sheppard and his son Jeremy arrive at Shiloh to photograph the west. Dan learns that an old sweetheart Della Price is a widow with a ranch caught in a bidding war between an oil speculator and the other local ranchers who are afraid of the negative aspects of the oil industry. Unknown to everyone her foreman is working with the oil speculator to cover gambling losses he incurred with the ranch's money. Della tries to rekindle their lost romance while Dan tries to help the Graingers.
#122 - Image of an Outlaw
The Virginian Season 7 - Episode 6
Shiloh hand Rafe Judson is mistaken for an outlaw as the two men look identical. When Rafe loses an option on a ranch due to a lack of funds, he decides to take advantage of the situation to rob a stagecoach without taking the blame.
#123 - Nora
The Virginian Season 7 - Episode 12
Clay's old sweetheart Nora and her husband a Major in the Army stop at Shiloh. Nora tries to impress everyone with herself and her down to earth husband. She is willing to put others lives on the line to help her husband win a promotion.
#124 - A Woman Lost
Bonanza Season 4 - Episode 25
Ben's attempt to rehabilitate an alcoholic singer he knew in better days are complicated by her involvment with a former prize fighter.
#126 - The Ballerina
Bonanza Season 6 - Episode 18
Kellie Conrad dances and her father plays the fiddle to earn a living. Hoss feels a sense of guilt after he unintentionally hurts the arm that Kellie's father uses to play the fiddle, in a saloon fight with some roughnecks. He gets them to stay at the Ponderosa while the girl's father recuperates. While there, Ben introduces Kellie to his friend Paul Mandel, a ballet star before an explosion cut his dancing career short. Kellie persuades Paul to help her learn ballet. She soon comes to the realization that she loves both the ballet and Paul. She struggles inwardly to make a choice between her love of ballet and giving it all up for the love of her father.
#127 - Cry Danger
Mannix Season 7 - Episode 12
An old girlfriend makes Mannix the man in the middle of rival smugglers.
#128 - The Pure Truth
Bonanza Season 5 - Episode 23
Hoss is suffering from spring fever, goes to the wrong town and is accused of bank robbery.
#129 - A Bad Place to Die
The Virginian Season 6 - Episode 9
Trampas is sentenced to hang for a murder he didn't commit. The Virginian and Stacey try to find new evidence while Clay Grainger and the attorney try for a new trial. Meanwhile, a desperate Trampas escapes prison with his cell mate.
#130 - With Help from Ulysses
The Virginian Season 6 - Episode 18
While on a trip Trampas runs into a dog, Ulysses, who leads him to the ailing Joe Keller. Joe asks Trampas to locate his lost niece who is in the town where Trampas is to visit a girl he along with her family. However, Joe does not remember the name or a description of his niece other than the strawberry mark she has on one knee. Complications due to this task severely interrupt Trampas's attempts to see his friend especially when he is caught inspecting multiple knees in his hotel room by her and her family.
#131 - Legacy of Terror
Kolchak: The Night Stalker Season 1 - Episode 17
Physically fit specimens (an Air Force pilot, a football player, a cop) are all being targeted for a grisly death: their hearts are being cut from their chests while they're still alive, with a dull blade, on higher and higher flights of steps. Kolchak investigates and spots a strange feathered creature near the scene of one of the murders. He finds out that an ancient Aztec cult is trying to resurrect their ancient god, Nanautzin, the Lord of the Smoking Mirror. Since his destruction at the hands of the Conquistadores 520 years ago (the Aztec millennia), his worshippers must sacrifice the hearts of five worthy victims every 52 years. Upon the completion of the final cycle, Nanautzin will be restored to life. However, the final death must be a ""perfect sacrifice"": a willing victim who is given his every wish for a year before his final death. Pepe, a box boy, is the ""perfect sacrifice"" and Carl must track him to the highest staircase in Chicago and convince him to back out of the sacrifice.
#132 - A Pink Cloud Comes from Old Cathay
Bonanza Season 5 - Episode 28
A headstrong Chinese girl (Marlo Thomas) visiting the Cartwrights incites labor unrest among local workers.
#134 - Incident at Crooked Hat
Rawhide Season 5 - Episode 18
Gil stands by his old friend Jack Jennings. Jack's a gunfighter. In a fair fight he shot the brother of the most powerful man in the town.
#135 - Portrait of a Widow
The Virginian Season 3 - Episode 13
French-accented portrait painter Charles Boulanger (John Gavin) says goodbye to Betsy Garth and Maggie Mencken (Vera Miles) who have been visiting Chicago. Maggie is a good friend of Judge Garth and the Judge is the executor of her late husband's estate. Charles accent is phony and he is wanted by hoods trying to collect a gambling debt so he escapes to Medicine Bow by saying he will paint Maggie's portrait. At Maggie's house Charles discovers an important art work purchased by her late husband and while romancing Maggie, makes plans for faking the painting and selling the original to pay off his debts. However, two things stand in his way: his growing affection for Maggie, and Judge Garth, who suspects Charles is not what he seems.
#136 - The Lady From Witchita
The Virginian Season 6 - Episode 3
The owner of a ranch next to Shiloh dies leaving his entire estate to a woman who runs a saloon in Wichita. Her and her partner go to Medicine Bow expecting to sell the ranch but she decides to stay on the ranch despite their background.
#137 - The Masquerade
The Virginian Season 6 - Episode 6
Bank teller George Foster has told his ex-lawman dad he is a sheriff to make him proud. When his father is to stop by for a two hour visit, Ryker and The Virginian decide to make him Sheriff but they didn't expect the visit to be extended.
#138 - Bitter Autumn
The Virginian Season 6 - Episode 8
Clay and Holly Grainger take over for John as a herd from Texas is brought in by Kyle Jackson and his brothers. However, things turn tragic when Trampas discovers the herd is sick and a brother accidentally kills the wife of an ex-lawman.
#139 - Fox, Hound, and the Widow McCloud
The Virginian Season 7 - Episode 25
Luke Nichols arrives at Shiloh searching for Trampas. He and Trampas were cell mates in prison when Trampas was sentenced to hang for a murder he did not commit. They escaped prison together. Trampas was cleared of the murder and Luke escaped to Canada where he waited for Trampas to join him. Bracken, a bounty hunter, traces Luke to Trampas who tries to hide Luke with Widow McCloud but Bracken finds him and blackmails Trampas for Luke's freedom.
#140 - Run Scared
Ironside Season 8 - Episode 8
The Chief's god-daughter witnesses a murder whilst performing in a street-side harlequin show. On the run from the murderer, she and her boyfriend remain one jump ahead of Ironside's team; but there is an added dimension to the case which the Chief cannot at first hope to guess at, and a further reason for his god-daughter's desperate flight.
#141 - The Over-the-Hill Blues
Ironside Season 8 - Episode 11
Peter Justin, a gentleman jewel thief and old adversary of the Chief's, returns from a five year stretch in San Quentin and is soon back to his old life. When a protÃ©gÃ© frames him for a robbery and murder charge the Chief has to prove him innocent, despite his knowledge that another recent robbery is most definitely the work of Justin alone.
#142 - The Rolling Y
Ironside Season 8 - Episode 17
A young man befriended by the Chief is framed for a series of cattle rustlings near to the ranch owned by his father. Ironside and Ed head out for the ranch to try to prove him innocent, whilst at the same time helping him to convince his father that his artistry is an acceptable career.
#143 - TKO
The Fall Guy Season 3 - Episode 6
Colt tries to protect a fight manager from the mob.
#144 - One Step to Midnight
Mannix Season 6 - Episode 9
Return of a gang boss with indeterminate friends and enemies.
#145 - The Flannel-Mouth Gun
Bonanza Season 6 - Episode 19
Adam becomes involved with a quick-triggered range detective hired by the Virginia City Cattleman's Association to find out who is responsible for all the rustling going on in the area.
#146 - Logan's Treasure
Bonanza Season 6 - Episode 5
Sam Logan is released from jail after serving his twenty year sentence for stealing $100,000 worth of gold dust. He is followed by a bounty hunter who believes Sam will lead him to where the gold is buried.
#147 - Without Mercy
The Virginian Season 5 - Episode 21
Stacey has developed an interest in a girl but her father doesn't approve of him. After dragging Stacey, the father is found shot in the back. When the $300 he was carrying is found in Stacey's saddle bags, Stacey is charged with murder.
#148 - Doctor Pat
The Virginian Season 5 - Episode 23
Dr. Spaulding decides to hire another doctor to help share the load but he is unsure whether the attractive female doctor he is sent will work out. The Virginian takes a strong interest in her and her problems as she tries to adapt.
#149 - Bitter Harvest
The Virginian Season 5 - Episode 25
The Virginian travels to Winton to buys oats for Shiloh. He finds himself in the middle of a fight between the farmers and ranchers with the owner of the oats at the core of the fight with a rancher who is a close friend of John Grainger.
#150 - The Girl on the Pinto
The Virginian Season 5 - Episode 27
On the range Trampas spots a girl (Valora Noland) riding a pinto whom he has seen before but whom no one believes exists including the Virginian. Trampas rides after her but she rides off refusing to talk to him. In town he sees her again with her mother, Miriam Harley (Vivi Janiss), learns her name is Amanda, and that her parents have bought a local farm. He tries to get her to go a dance but she refuses. As the Harley's leave town they are watched by a man, Richard Pierce (Warren Stevens), who has just arrived at the hotel. Pierce learns where the Harleys live and later visits and talks with Amanda but rides off when her father, Frederick (R. G. Amstrong) arrives. In town, Pierce tries to get the stationmaster to arrange to stop a train so it can drop off some horses and is overheard by Sheriff Mark Abbott. He also briefly talks with another man who arrives on the train, Bert Robinson (Sandy Kenyon). The Sheriff returns to the jail where Marshall John Howard (Ken Mayer) is waiting a
#151 - The Strange Quest of Claire Bingham
The Virginian Season 5 - Episode 29
A nurse comes to Medicine Bow so see if an outlaw Ryker captured might be her brother as they were both orphaned at an early age. When he escapes and is shot, he uses her feelings to get help as Ryker who is attracted to her purses him.
#152 - No War for the Warrior
The Virginian Season 8 - Episode 20
A man signs on to work a cattle drive for the Shiloh ranch putting the other hands in danger. He is a fugitive Indian caught between the white world and his Kiowa roots. Things get heated when they come to a small, bigoted town.
#153 - The Chinese Web (1)
The Amazing Spider-Man Season 2 - Episode 7
In order to keep his job, Min Lo Chan, China's Minister of Industrial Development, ventures to America in search of three U. S. Marines that can clear his name. Standing in his way is a wealthy American industrialist whose plans for a large steel contract hinge on Chan's failure.