The BEST episodes directed by Don Weis
#2 - The Invisible Woman / The Snow Bird
Fantasy Island - Season 4 - Episode 7
In "The Invisible Woman" Harriet Winkler wishes to become invisible so she can spy on her philandering fiancee and finds that the one thing their relationship doesn't have is trust. And in "The Snowbird" Ned Pringle falls in love with one of the Flying Ferinis', a trapeze act, and in order for him to get close to her he takes on the challenge to become a trapeze artist himself.Watch Now:Amazon
#5 - Hard Knocks / Lady Godiva
Fantasy Island - Season 4 - Episode 22
In "Hard Knocks" an ambitious young man gets some helpful pointers from Bogey himself as he sets out to become one of those hard-boiled private eyes of the 1940's. And in "Lady Godiva" Sheila Godfrey wants to be an accomplished equestrienne gets much more than she bargained for when she becomes Lady Godiva.Watch Now:Amazon
#7 - The Magic Camera / Mata Hari / Valerie
Fantasy Island - Season 5 - Episode 12
In "The Magic Camera" a man who wishes to take pictures no other photographer ever has is shocked when his pictures begin telling the future. In "Mata Hari" a woman who wants to know what Mata Hari's life was really like finds her life in grave danger when she actually becomes the famous spy.Watch Now:Amazon
#8 - Lillian Russell / The Lagoon
Fantasy Island - Season 5 - Episode 8
In "Lillian Russell" Lillian Martin goes back in time and becomes a famous singer in order to accurately write a biography of the performer. And in "The Lagoon" a man seeking a peaceful, nostalgic weekend is forced to come face to face with some events of his secret, tormented past.
#10 - License to Kill
Ironside - Season 5 - Episode 13
A policeman is killed, and his murderer is subsequently shot by the dead man's partner; and when it transpires that both officers were at the Police Academy with Ed, Ironside becomes involved. When he begins investigating, the Chief discovers that the second death was no murder, but a set up.Watch Now:Amazon
#11 - The Quincunx
Ironside - Season 4 - Episode 15
A successful folk trio comprising two brothers and a sister tour San Francisco, and Eve's suspicions are roused when the girl, an old school friend, disappears without a word. When the body of another young woman turns up, brutally murdered, the Chief knows that there is a connection somewhere; but which, if either, of the brothers killed the girl? The clue to their sister's whereabouts might just be in their music.
#13 - Cold, Hard Cash
Ironside - Season 6 - Episode 14
When the team gets word of a kidnap plot, Ed goes undercover as the wheel man; but he soon finds himself battling with a fellow gang member who wants the victim dead, and is happy to kill Ed too if he gets in the way. Meanwhile the Chief struggles to gain the trust of the victim's mother, a film star whose head is being kept firmly in the clouds by her manager.Watch Now:Amazon
#18 - The Nels Stack Story
Wagon Train - Season 1 - Episode 6
Like the Major, Nelson Stack is an ex-army office from the Confederate army. Since the war, though, he has become a pacifist. That, together with the fact that he has more wagons and stock than most on the train, hasn't endeared him to many of his fellow travellers, especially a southerner named Jeff Claymore. When the wagon train runs into Indian trouble, Claymore believes Stack's pacifism is just another word for cowardice. Things really come to a head when it is discovered that Indians have raided the stock and taken some steers. They find one of the Indians, an old man left to die, but Stack won't leave him behind. So he takes him with them. It is the last straw for Claymore.Watch Now:Amazon
#22 - Forbidden Love / The Other Man - Mr. Roarke
Fantasy Island - Season 7 - Episode 1
In "The Other Man - Mr. Roarke" a woman in her forties wishes to find romance. And in "Forbidden Love" a woman brings her boyfriend to the Island hoping to get him to propose to her after a three-year relationship.
#23 - The Savage Sentry
Ironside - Season 6 - Episode 3
A man with an uncanny ability to tame vicious guard dogs commits a series of robberies in San Francisco. The Chief has a plan to stop him, but it calls for a dog of his own and a willingness to put himself right in the line of fire.
#26 - Games People Play / The Sweet Life
Fantasy Island - Season 7 - Episode 11
In "Games People Play" three young lady employees of a toy company wish to fulfill their dreams. one wishes to gain the courage to stand up to her convictions the other wants to be accepted for her brains and the third wishes to find love. And in "The Sweet Life" a man arrives with the desire for his family to experience the rewards of money and position that he has never been able to give them.Watch Now:Amazon
#28 - Unreasonable Facsimile
Ironside - Season 5 - Episode 17
A string of bank robberies are being committed, all with the exact hallmarks of a certain thief recently released from prison. Having a liking for the ex-con, however, the Chief wishes to believe in his innocence, and sets out to prove that it may be a copycat who is responsible for the raids.
#29 - The Target
Ironside - Season 4 - Episode 17
An ex-con determined to go straight is roped into a scam to steal dynamite, after his son is kidnapped. The Chief manages to get the boy back, but by then a bomb has already been planted, and there may be no time to stop it before it blows up. The Chief not only has to find the bomb, he also has to work out how to defuse it.Watch Now:Amazon
#30 - Dark Secret / The Outrageous Mr. Smith
Fantasy Island - Season 7 - Episode 15
In "Dark Secret" Amy Marshall is afraid to tell her husband that she was raped before they were married, confronts her fear. And in "The Outrageous Mr. Smith" Robert Smith a professional singer whose shyness has hampered his chance of success wishes to unleash his suppressed alter-ego.Watch Now:Amazon
#31 - The Kleptomaniac / Thank God, I'm a Country Girl
Fantasy Island - Season 6 - Episode 8
In "The Kleptomaniac" A kleptomaniac comes to the Island to rid himself of the urge to steal. Tattoo is asked to keep a constant eye on Fred Simpson, but to no avail! And in "Thank God, I'm A Country Girl" A waitress wants to appear to be a wealthy heiress for a daughter she gave up for adoption as a baby.
#32 - Ladies Choice / Skin Deep
Fantasy Island - Season 7 - Episode 13
In "Ladies Choice" a woman fantasizes about spending the perfect weekend with the man of her dreams who truly loves her. And in "Skin Deep" a shy guy wishes to date a truly beautiful woman for the first time in his life.Watch Now:Amazon
#33 - Death by the Numbers
Ironside - Season 5 - Episode 20
A string of murders is committed, and in each case the victim has a numbered disk in their possession. After number four is found dead, it transpires that the Commissioner is the owner of disk number six; and the Chief disguises himself as number five - an irascible artist to whom he bears a striking resemblance - in order to keep him alive.Watch Now:Amazon
#34 - Sitting Duck / Sweet Suzi Swann
Fantasy Island - Season 5 - Episode 18
In "Sitting Duck" a world famous big game hunter has come to track and kill his most challenging prey ever -- Mr. Roarke himself. And in "Sweet Suzi Swann" a pretty young lady has a rather unusual fantasy -- she wishes to fall out of love with a man.
#35 - Return to the Cotton Club / No Friends Like Old Friends
Fantasy Island - Season 6 - Episode 15
In "Return to the Cotton Club", Charles 'Diggs' Whelan comes to Fantasy Island to get a big break in his singing career. He sacrifices his chance to stardom by helping a young singer at "The Cotton Club". And in "No Friends Like Old", Doreen Murphy wants to impress her old college friends and win their respect, but soon learns that money can't buy respect.Watch Now:Amazon
#36 - The Summer Soldier
Ironside - Season 4 - Episode 22
An old Armenian, the uncle of a friend of Eve's, appears to be hiding some secret that has his niece deeply worried. It soon transpires that his two nephews are involved in the manufacture of narcotics, drugs which are then being sold to children. But the fact that their uncle is keeping quiet about it suggests that he too has something to hide.Watch Now:Amazon
#38 - The Strippers
CHiPs - Season 3 - Episode 21
A Mercedes belonging to Jon's girlfriend gets stolen while they're skydiving. Jon and Ponch's subsequent investigation results in them crossing paths with a pair of narcotics officers who are investigating a similar drug smuggling operation.Watch Now:Amazon
#39 - A Pound of Flesh
Hill Street Blues - Season 7 - Episode 21
The Hill faces renewed gang violence when Jesus' sister is apparently kidnapped on the eve of her wedding to a Gypsy Boy; LaRue experiences emotional highs and lows when a perp's gun misfires three times in his face; Hunter is found, but his survival came at a high cost; IAD Shipman pursues a case against Buntz concerning a missing kilo of cocaine.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#41 - The Good Doctor
Matt Houston - Season 1 - Episode 11
At a hospital fund-raiser, Dr. Belkamp is shot by waiter Tom Chapman, a former orderly whom Belkamp fired for being inept. Chapman is killed while escaping. Did a member of the hospital research team hire him to kill Belkamp? If so, who?Watch Now:Amazon
#44 - Buddy, Can You Spare a Life? (1)
Ironside - Season 6 - Episode 9
Meeting with a man imprisoned for manslaughter seven years previously, the Chief begins to doubt the evidence which he himself once collected. Faced with extreme opposition from members of the DA's office, including the DA himself, Ironside sets out to review the case; and hopefully to prove a man innocent.
#45 - Ollinger's Last Case
Ironside - Season 6 - Episode 16
The Chief receives a worrying phone call from Ted Ollinger, an old friend, and he sends Ed to investigate. In the tiny town of Grant Bay Ed can find no sign of his former colleague; but he soon discovers that the locals are determined to hide something from him and that at least one of them will stop at nothing to keep him from the truth.
#46 - Love, Peace, Brotherhood, and Murder
Ironside - Season 4 - Episode 20
The team is at a theatre to watch the rehearsals of a play Ironside has some money invested in, when one of the actors is found dead. Two attempted murders soon follow, and the Chief has his work cut out for him trying both to find the guilty party and to save the play.
#47 - Noel's Gonna Fly
Ironside - Season 4 - Episode 5
An ageing accountant, weighed down by the responsibilities of his life, decides to break free from the grindstone and try for something different. On the way he comes close to going off the rails, and the Chief makes it his personal crusade to ensure that nothing goes too wrong.
#48 - The Bounty Hunter
Starsky & Hutch - Season 1 - Episode 22
When a Cop is shot dead, apparently by a bail-jumper, the Detective duo pursue the alleged murderer. But as Starsky and Hutch search for the felon, they find that they are not the only ones after the felon - an extortionist bail-bondsman and her accomplice are also on his trail...Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#49 - Sticky Wicket
M*A*S*H - Season 1 - Episode 21
Hawkeye and Frank argue over Frank's surgical ability. Hawkeye performs a difficult operation and the patient does not recover, as he should. Hawkeye begins to doubt his ability and moves out of The Swamp. He decides to open up his patients again, and discovers a nick in the colon that even Frank admits anyone could have missed.Watch Now:Amazon
#50 - Amazing Grace
Hill Street Blues - Season 7 - Episode 7
Councilman Wade spends the day exposing and exploiting the crack problem on the Hill; Grace Gardiner returns as Sister Charity and recruits Flaherty; Belker goes under in a seafood joint serving soul food to locate drug traffickers; Goldblume receives an offer to publish Steve Merkur's book; and the manpower shortage delays Buntz' loan shark arrest and costs him part of his finger.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV