The Best Episodes Directed by Gene Kearney

The Summer of '69 (1)

#1 - The Summer of '69 (1)

Kojak Season 5 - Episode 9

Kojak must reopen a case in which the prime suspect of three women was shot and killed after a shootout with him. Now, eight years later, the murders have started again and it appears that Kojak may've killed the wrong man.

star 8.40
5 votes
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The Summer of '69 (2)

#2 - The Summer of '69 (2)

Kojak Season 5 - Episode 10

After Kojak is placed on suspension, he continues to review the 8-year old case while a serial killer (Stephen McHattie) strikes again.

star 8.25
4 votes
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My Friend, My Enemy

#3 - My Friend, My Enemy

Mission: Impossible Season 5 - Episode 6

A Communist agent, Karl Maur, spots Paris on vacation, knocks him out and turns him over to Dr. Tabor, who is a brain specialist and mind control expert. Unable to break Paris, Tabor blanks out Paris' memories and uses an implanted electrode to program him to attack Jim by convincing the disguise expert Jim represents an authority figure, similar to the ones he has lost two women to in the past. Doug and Jim find nothing wrong with him, but Barney finds fingerprints pointing to Maur and Jim delays reporting to the Secretary and tries to find out what's going on with Paris. Paris is befriended by a Communist agent working with Tabor - Tabor murders her and makes it set up as if Jim did it. Paris attacks Jim but snaps out of it when Jim's life is threatened and turns against Tabor.

star 8.18
84 votes
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How Cruel the Frost, How Bright the Stars

#4 - How Cruel the Frost, How Bright the Stars

Kojak Season 3 - Episode 15

(Christmas Episode) Stavros helps a woman (Betsy Slade) find her desperate boyfriend (Darrell Fetty), while Kojak tries to find out why a man (James Griffith) shot at a woman (Jesse Welles) in a local bar.

star 8.00
6 votes
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The Painted Mirror

#5 - The Painted Mirror

Night Gallery Season 2 - Episode 39

A mirror reflecting an alien landscape figures in an antique dealer's scheme to rid himself of a hateful business partner.

star 7.67
15 votes
I Could Kill My Wife's Lawyer

#6 - I Could Kill My Wife's Lawyer

Kojak Season 5 - Episode 12

A detective (Joey Aresco) believes that his wife's divorce lawyer (David Ladd) hired an arsonist to destroy his boat.

star 7.50
4 votes
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Phantom of What Opera?

#7 - Phantom of What Opera?

Night Gallery Season 2 - Episode 4

The Phantom of the Opera gets the shock of his life when he menaces a beautiful young singer.

star 7.16
53 votes
60 Miles to Hell

#8 - 60 Miles to Hell

Kojak Season 5 - Episode 21

Crocker is taken hostage while trying to transport a prisoner back to New York.

star 7.00
2 votes
Miss Lovecraft Sent Me

#9 - Miss Lovecraft Sent Me

Night Gallery Season 2 - Episode 2

A vignette about a babysitter and her latest client.

star 6.53
30 votes
Keep in Touch - We'll Think of Something

#10 - Keep in Touch - We'll Think of Something

Night Gallery Season 2 - Episode 31

A distraught musician asks the police to help him find an elusive woman.

star 6.50
12 votes
The Other Way Out

#11 - The Other Way Out

Night Gallery Season 3 - Episode 7

star 6.48
21 votes
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The Devil Is Not Mocked

#12 - The Devil Is Not Mocked

Night Gallery Season 2 - Episode 19

A Nazi general hunting for resistance fighters gets a strangely warm welcome at a Balkan castle.

star 6.47
17 votes
Silent Snow, Secret Snow

#13 - Silent Snow, Secret Snow

Night Gallery Season 2 - Episode 17

A boy's fascination with snow begins to draw him into a beautiful fantasy world.

star 6.45
19 votes
House - with Ghost

#14 - House - with Ghost

Night Gallery Season 2 - Episode 26

A philandering husband schemes to murder his wife with the aid of a ghost.

star 6.16
17 votes
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Finnegan's Flight

#15 - Finnegan's Flight

Night Gallery Season 3 - Episode 9

A prison lifer yearning for freedom submits to a cellmate's experiments in mind over matter--with tragic results.

star 6.13
21 votes