The Best Episodes Directed by Gus Trikonis
#1 - Judgment Day
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys Season 3 - Episode 15
Hercules found it increasingly difficult to adjust to life without his superhuman strength. Meanwhile Ares and his nephew, Strife, plotted Hercules demise which didn't help matters. Then Hercules awoke one morning to find his wife lying dead beside him, murdered. He appeared to be the murderer, but in his darkest hour, his friends Iolaus, Xena and Gabrielle came to his aid, defending him against a lynch mob and exposing Strife as Serena's killer. Zeus gave back to his son the gift of incredible strength, and Hercules defeated Strife before the evil young god escaped with Ares.
#3 - Balancing Act
Baywatch Nights Season 1 - Episode 8
Investigating the murder of the agency's previous owner, Mitch, Garner and Ryan get involved with jewel smugglers, a mysterious speedboat and a body that won't stay dead.
#6 - Coronado Del Sol (1)
Baywatch Season 4 - Episode 14
The gang stays at the Hotel Del Coronado where strange things start to happen to Summer in her hotel room.
#7 - The Beast Within
Quantum Leap Season 5 - Episode 19
November 6, 1972: Sam leaps into Henry Adams, one of a trio of friends who fought in Vietnam and came home each with their own personal scars and the memory of a lost buddy. He has to save the life of a friend, Roy, as well as of a young boy, Daniel, who ventures into the woods of Washington looking for proof of Bigfoot.
#8 - Hit and Run
Baywatch Season 6 - Episode 8
From headquarters, Caroline sees that the local surfers are getting territorial again. When Mitch is forced to make a rescue, the locals and the victim's friend end up in a fight, but Logan breaks up the fight. Logan is still pursuing his business venture of Aussie swimwear and he has an important meeting with a major clothing manufacturer. But since his car is with a mechanic, he has to borrow one of the other lifeguards' cars. No one is willing to let Logan borrow their car, but Logan takes Cody's car without permission, when he has found out from Newmie that Cody is on a 24-hour-shift. Unfortunately for Logan, he gets involved in a collision which injures a pregnant woman. Logan quickly gets out of his car and tries to rescue the victim. When the police arrive, he tells them that the driver took off and that he saw the whole thing from the beach. The next morning, the police arrive at headquarters in order to take Cody down to the station. When he is about to leave for the police st
#10 - Trust No One
Viper Season 3 - Episode 16
Catlett and Westlake pose as husband-and-wife burglars in order to catch an arms dealer.
#11 - The Really Real Re-Enactment
Viper Season 4 - Episode 10
While staking out robbery suspects, Westlake finds out Astor isn't the man she thought he was.
#12 - My Fair Hoodlums
Viper Season 4 - Episode 14
Astor and Westlake try to stop a man who's plotting to kill his ex-wife for her jewel necklace.
#13 - Coronado Del Sol (2)
Baywatch Season 4 - Episode 15
Adrift in the ocean with his semi-conscious brother, Mitch struggles to keep himself and Buzzy alive through the long, cold night.
#14 - Tower of Power
Baywatch Season 4 - Episode 10
Some gang-members have sprayed their symbol on headquarters. The same gang also robs Hobie when he has sold some A & W soda on the beach. Meanwhile, Stephanie is upset because Mitch hasn't told her about the hiring of a new substitute lifeguard while Newmie is on vacation. But Mitch tells her she will like him. The substitute is named Carlos and he and Stephanie immediately fall for each other. They see the gang robbing Hobie and go there to help him. Carlos runs after them and Stephanie gets the impression that he knows the girl in the gang. Later Garner sees Carlos on the pier talking to the gang. Then it's revealed that his sister Adelsa is a member of the gang. Later Carlos tells Stephanie about it. When a big gang fight takes place on the beach, everyone is arrested and Adelsa is sent back home to live with her and Carlos's parents again. When Luis, the gang-leader gets out of prison, he goes after Carlos. He steals Barnett's truck and drives to Carlos's tower. Outside the tower,
#16 - Let the Games Begin
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys Season 2 - Episode 16
Hercules escorted a young Spartan named Damon back to the village of Propontus, where he discovered the residents were consumed with war. With help from his old friend Atalanta, Hercules organized a series of athletic contests for the warriors so they could prove who among them was strongest and fastest. Salmoneus named the event the Olympic Games. Tarkon the Elean was not keen on the idea, however. With help from Ares, his soldiers were transformed into Mesomorphs, who attacked the competitors. But the Spartan and the Elean athletes joined together to defeat Tarkon's men, allowing the Games to continue peacefully.
#17 - What Are Friends For?
The Twilight Zone (1985) Season 2 - Episode 3
A lonely boy finds a strange friendship in the woods around his home.
#18 - Lover's Cove
Baywatch Season 4 - Episode 3
Hobie meets a beautiful girl named Lauren Taylor in junior lifeguards. But unfortunately for him, she has a disease called aplastic anemia and has less than a year left to live. Her biggest dream is to save someone's live. Therefore the Make-A-Wish Foundation placed her at Baywatch. Hobie falls in love with her without knowing about her disease. During an exercise, Lauren almost drowns and Hobie has to rescue her. Then her mom Mary decides that it's time for her to go back to Portland again. When Hobie hears about this, he decides to take her to a place called Lover's Cove. It's said that if you kiss someone as long as the bells are ringing, your love will last eternally. He overhears C.J. telling Jackie about it. Hobie and Lauren go to Lover's Cove on a wave-runner, but when they are about to leave, Hobie is attacked by a Portuguese man-of-war, and Lauren have to rescue him for the second time. Later when Mitch, C.J. and Matt have found them, Mitch tells Hobie the truth. He gets re
#19 - Surf's Up
Baywatch Season 6 - Episode 4
Diablo Cove is one of the most popular surfing areas in Los Angeles. But unfortunately because of a storm drain, the water has been polluted and by that endangered the health of those surfing there. Cody and Neely take water samples there and discover dangerous levels of E Coli bacteria. But two teenagers named Stick and Daryl surf there anyway. When one of them gets sick and must be rescued by Cody and Neely, they discover that his back is completely covered with nasty rashes. After that, the lifeguards close the beach. After the close down, Mitch contacts Dave at the Surfrider Foundation. The Surfrider Foundation is a non-profit organization created to clean up shoreline pollution. Dave has wanted the storm drain diverted for years, but the county always refuse. At the beach where the Surfrider Foundation is having a meeting, Stephanie meets her ex-husband Billy again. He has retired from his job in New York and moved back to L.A. He did so when he suffered from a minor heart attack.
#20 - Rookie of the Year
Baywatch Season 3 - Episode 4
The episode starts with Mitch driving a lifeguard truck on the beach. Suddenly he sees something in the water and calls it in requesting all available units. But the victim turns out to be a paper bag. So about 20 lifeguards was sent to rescue a paper bag. Later when Mitch enters the shower, everybody is wearing a paper bag. Rookie school begins. Guido, an Italian guy wants to become a lifeguard and he bothers Mitch. When Guido enters the meeting room, he sees the terrible mess there and decides to clean the place up. When Stephanie enters, she thinks that everything in the room is new, but Guido has just polished it a bit extra. In the real rookie competition, the rookies are competing in a race called the Gauntlet. And they also race the Gauntlet for practice. When Summer has climbed up to the top of the pier and is about to jump, she chickens out and has to walk back to the beach. On the beach, C.J. starts talking to her and reveals that she had the same problem when she was a rooki
#21 - Deep Trouble
Baywatch Season 5 - Episode 19
John D. Cort, returns to Baywatch, homeless and depressed, but finds a purpose for living when the potential donor of a young leukemia victim is reported missing.
#22 - A Time to Heal
Beauty and the Beast Season 3 - Episode 7
Diana notices things in Catherine's apartment that have Vincent's name on them. She begins to realize that Vincent was her lover and probably the father of her child. She then decides to go to where Catherine is buried and wait for Vincent to do the same. One night it works. Vincent is sick and literally falls on top of Catherine's grave. Diana finds him and carries him back to her apartment where she nurses him back to health.
#23 - All or Nothing
Wiseguy Season 2 - Episode 8
Raglin follows Pinzolo's crooked trail into Chinatown, where a garment-worker's strike has snarled an important order for the Sternbergs. Meanwhile, Eli's niece Carole sews up her alliance with Pinzolo. Raglin tries to get Maxine Tzu to realize the strike isn't helping, and they end up in a tryst. (source: http://www.plasticcow.com/wiseguy)
#24 - Snake Eyes
Baywatch Season 1 - Episode 17
Cort brings Eddie, Shauni and his date Ruby to an illegal offshore casino. A man named Laurence Danvier runs the casino. Eddie is bitten by the gambling bug and returns several times to the casino. He finds himself in debt after a few days of bad luck. When he can't pay, one of the bad guys drag him after a boat. Craig sees Eddie when he tries to reach shore totally exhausted. When Cort finds out about this, he goes to the casino and discovers that the establishment uses marked cards and loaded dice. After that, Cort and Craig decides to beat them at their own game. Craig and Gina go to the casino as a couple, pretending to play. Cort uses a smoke bomb and thereby makes everyone think that there's a fire on the boat. Then he finds the room with all the money. When Danvier arrives and pulls a gun at him, Craig stands outside hearing everything. It turns out that Craig is wired and that the police are nearby. Cort tries to take some of the money, but Garner and Craig force him to leave i
#25 - Fast Forward
The Flash Season 1 - Episode 15
Barry considers moving, after Pike is acquitted of his brother's murder. Pike launches a missile to kill the Flash, who is sent 10 years into the future where Pike is now Mayor. The Flash's powers are now unstable and Tina refuses to help him because she blames him for leaving. He's got to find a way to get back to his own time.
#26 - We Need a Vacation
Baywatch Season 1 - Episode 15
Craig has worked too hard for the past couple of weeks and needs a vacation. When he hears that Cort and Eddie are going to Mexico to surf, he joins them. They drive to Mexico in Craig's jeep. But their holiday is ruined when a man steals Craig's jeep, while they are surfing. They are forced to walk to a village named Miraflores. Cort has been there several times before. On their way there, Eddie asks the guys several times if they see any scorpions. He is really afraid of them. When they arrive to Miraflores, the villagers don't show any kind of hospitality. Cort wonders why and finds out that a gang of bad guys has been terrorizing the village for quite some time now. When the guys are in a bar visiting one of Cort's old girlfriend's Ines, the bad guys arrive in Craig's jeep. A big fight takes place and the bad guys end up winning the fight. The gang leader is named Kyle Rigler. After a while, Craig goes to the bad guys' cabin to get his jeep back, but he is caught and brought back t
#27 - Golden Girls
Baywatch Season 7 - Episode 21
Neely and Mitch try to help a manic-depressive female bodybuilder. Newmie's potential romance with a beautiful woman hits a snag because she doesn't English.
#28 - Vacation (1)
Baywatch Season 3 - Episode 15
The Baywatch lifeguards set sail on a romantic cruise, only to encounter a dangerous fugitive, who forces Mitch and Stephanie overboard into the stormy Pacific Ocean.
#30 - Heat Wave
Baywatch Season 1 - Episode 3
During the hottest day of the summer, Craig has to choose between his career as a lawyer and the job he loves being a Baywatch lifeguard. The choice is made when two boys get trapped in a storm drain which is rapidly filling with water.
#32 - Vacation (2)
Baywatch Season 3 - Episode 16
The wounded Stephanie and Mitch are stranded treading water in the shark-infested waters of the Pacific, trying to stay alive.
#34 - Dead Dog Lives
Wiseguy Season 2 - Episode 13
Frank exchanges Pinzolo's jet with the DEA for a small record company, then allows Vinnie to run it. Bobby Travis talks Vinnie into hiring him by promising Vinnie he'll teach him all he needs to know about the business. Getting caught up in the glamour, Vinnie decides he's going to revive Diana's career by having her cut a record. (source: http://www.plasticcow.com/wiseguy)
#35 - The Cave of Echoes
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys Season 2 - Episode 24
No one ever came out of the Cave of Echoes. But Hercules and Iolaus were determined to rescue young Melina, who had disappeared inside the cave. Parentheses, a young writer whom they had recently befriended, joined them in the rescue effort. At first eager, Parentheses became more and more frightened by the bloodcurdling roars from deep within the cave. But he overcame his fear when Hercules sent him down into the pit to save the girl. Fortunately, there was no monster - only a tree root - but the adventure was enough to fortify Parentheses, who walked off arm-in-arm with Melina.
#36 - The Sidehackers
Mystery Science Theater 3000 Season 2 - Episode 2
Movie Plot: A couple of sidehacking gangs get into a minor war of vengeance against each other. Intro: Joel tries to get the 'bots to go to bed. Segment One: Joel invents a Slinky named Getchen that talks and does tricks. In Deep 13, Dr. Forrester creates the Slinky tube which can let him be in two places at once. Segment Two: The crew discusses the requirements necessary to be a sidehacker. Segment Three: Joel instructs us on the terminology of sidehacking. Segment Four: Joel makes the 'bots Rommel hats. Segment Five: Joel sings "Love Pads the Film". Original film made in 1969.
#37 - The Fabulous Buchannon Boys
Baywatch Season 2 - Episode 5
Mitch convinces Kaye to write a piece about the San Dimas Pier in her new paper The Venice Voice. The structure is condemned and foolish surfers lie to challenge each other to ""shoot the pier"". However, no one wants to pay for the pier's demolition. But Kaye is persuaded by her father Ellis Morgan to hold off on the story. Her father's law firm is representing the owners of the pier. Meanwhile, Mitch and Hobie attend an annual ceremony that strives to invoke good waves of surfing. At the ceremony, they are reunited with Mitch's brother Buzz and his unknown son Kyle. Buzz has just found out about Kyle. Kyle lost his mother in a car-crash. She was driving her motorcycle when it happened and Kyle was right behind her. Kyle encourages Hobie to join him for some surfing at the San Dimas Pier. By doing so, Hobie doesn't show up for Junior Lifeguards. However, they can't surf there because a scarab on patrol in the area telling the crowd to stay away from the pier. One night when Buzz calls f
#38 - Reunion
Baywatch Season 2 - Episode 12
A calm day on the beach turns into chaos, when a two-ton bull starts chasing the people on the beach. Mitch is able to capture the bull with a lasso. When he returns the bull to its rightful owner, he finds out that the bull is the West Palisades High School mascot. The bull has been brought to the beach for the 20-year reunion of the class of 1972. Mitch is also invited to this party, but he doesn't want to go. He doesn't want to tell everyone about his and Gayle's divorce. But Gayle who has traveled to L.A. from Ohio convinces him to go to the reunion with her. At the reunion, they meet some old friends again, including Larry Veron, a bully who makes a move on Gayle. Mitch saves her and Veron leaves for the beach. When Mitch is singing ""Do You Love Me"", two nerds, Max and Howie, bury Veron up to his neck in sand. But they can't take him out of there, when the tide starts coming in. Mitch and Gayle who are walking down the beach, hear Max and Howie's cries for help and help them to re
#39 - Call it Casaba
Wiseguy Season 2 - Episode 20
Wrapping things up at Shakala, Frank reminds Vinnie that they're scheduled to go fishing in the morning. Vinnie and Amber go to dinner, stay up all night talking. Vinnie is surprised to find they're going fishing with Lifeguard, who is in an emotional struggle over his daughter's plans to marry. Frank, Vinnie and Dan have a long talk about relationships around the campfire. Dan agrees to meet his future son-in-law. Frank tries to reconcile with Jenny. Vinnie decides to go after Amber. (source: http://www.plasticcow.com/wiseguy)
#40 - The Debt
The Sentinel Season 1 - Episode 4
When Blair moves unknowingly into an apartment next to the drug lab of a gang, Jim finds himself embroiled in a gang war.
#41 - The Face
Viper Season 1 - Episode 7
"The Face", a famous hit man, has just been released from prison. His plans to go straight are jeopardized when his former employer kidnaps his wife to force him to do one last hit! Through the Consortium, he asks Joe Astor for help.
#42 - Pier Pressure
Baywatch Season 3 - Episode 5
Slade is surfing under a pier and everybody adores him for it. Hobie who likes a girl named Heather tries to imitate Slade just so that he can impress her but Hobie's friend Landon tries to talk him out of it. But Hobie goes surfing anyway and falls under the pier. Mitch has to rescue him with Summer's help. When the rescue is completed, Summer's truck starts rolling down the beach and Mitch has to rescue a woman and gets a slap in the face as a thank you. Summer apologizes to Mitch and it turns out that she forgot the parking brake just because Slade was there. Slade invites her to the surfing competition he is going to compete in. Summer tells Jackie she has a date with Slade. After the competition that Slade wins, Summer meets Courtney Bremmer and Tiara English from Malibu Beach High School. She makes a fool of herself when she tells them that she has a date with Slade, when he has a date with another girl, and Summer gets real upset. Later she meets Courtney and Tiara on the beach.
#43 - Pursuit
Baywatch Nights Season 1 - Episode 1
A model named Cassidy has received some murder threats. She decides to hire Mitch, Garner and Ryan as bodyguards. They don't accept her offer at first because they had thought that their first job would be something differently. Finally they accept to be her bodyguards. But even though they are protecting her, someone is sneaking into her house and write her another message on a mirror. Mitch, Garner and Ryan can't figure out how the message ended up there, but then Mitch discovers a connection between Cassidy and the death of other models.
#45 - Atlantis
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys Season 3 - Episode 22
After his transport ship went down at sea, Hercules found himself on the shores of Atlantis. There he met Cassandra, a beautiful woman whose premonitions told her Atlantis was doomed. But King Panthius, scorning Cassandra's warnings, arrested the young woman and her new friend Hercules. Soon they learned Panthius' crystal-powered cannon had caused Hercules' shipwreck, and enslaved sailors worked the kings crystal mines. Escaping the torture chamber, Hercules freed the sailors and came back for Cassandra. They soared away to safety in a glider as the foundation of Atlantis crumbled, destroying the island city.
#46 - The One That Got Away
Baywatch Season 2 - Episode 3
Lifeguard and marine biologist Megan is tricked into rescuing a fisherman who appears to have fallen off a rock jetty. When she finds out that she has been set up, it's too late. He pulls a knife and tries to rape her. Megan hits him in the crutch and manages to get away by swimming away from the beach. When Mitch arrives, the fisherman leaves. Megan just tells Mitch that she took an extra long work out. But Mitch is suspicious and when the same man attacks a French stewardess, he tells her she isn't the right one. Harvey rescues the stewardess. When Mitch finds out what the fisherman said, he starts thinking about Megan. When Megan starts having nightmares about the incident, she tells Mitch the truth. In order to catch the fisherman, Megan acts as bait. But when Mitch and Garner head towards the restroom to capture a man they think is the fisherman, the real one drags Megan under the pier. Mitch comes to the rescue and Garner escorts the fisherman to prison. Harvey befriends the Fren
#47 - Regrets...I've Had a Few
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys Season 4 - Episode 3
Celestra -- also known as "Death" -- came for Jaris, Hercules old friend. The goddess' appearance prompted Hercules to remember the time when, as a cocky youth, he met Celestra for the first time. It happened when young Hercules accidentally killed Jaris' brother, Bartoc. Hercules had kept the truth from Jaris and his family family for a while, but finally revealed his secret when a teenage gang attacked. But that was all in the past; now Hercules had to stop his friend from a rampage against the evildoers of his town. Celestra finally took Jaris, leaving Hercules with his memories.
#48 - Aftershock
Baywatch Season 5 - Episode 3
Hobie has returned from Ohio and Gayle has traveled with him back home. Gayle tells Mitch that their separation hasn't been good for Hobie and therefore she is willing to give their marriage another try. Hobie is very excited when he hears about the wedding-plans and the wedding will be held at the beach with Garner as Mitch's best man. Meanwhile, a fishing boat far out at sea gets an old mine in their fishing-net, and when the mine hits the boat, it explodes. When the lifeguards finds out about it, everyone leaves the wedding ceremony including Mitch. The rescue is successful but when Mitch comes back to the beach, Gayle is nowhere to be seen. He finds her on some rocks and she tells him that she has changed her mind. So the wedding is canceled making Hobie even sadder then he was before. Mitch does his best in order to comfort him. Meanwhile, when Caroline and Logan are out on a wave-runner, Logan is forced to make a rescue. Meanwhile, Caroline is waiting on the wave-runner that is k
#49 - Heal the Bay
Baywatch Season 7 - Episode 11
Mitch unknowingly swims in polluted waters after Baywatch is contaminated by toxic waste. After he falls ill, Neely, C.J. and Cody must come to his rescue and discover the source of the illegal dumping and the nature of the poison.
#50 - Take My Life...Please!
The Twilight Zone (1985) Season 1 - Episode 53
A successful comedianwho steals a routine from another comedian ends up paying a high price.
#51 - Snow
Beauty and the Beast Season 3 - Episode 5
Vincent begins to have nightmares about a bad snowstorm reaching the tunnels. No one wants to listen because the tunnels are too far below ground to be touched by the weather. Vincent continues to worry. Finally he figures out that Gabriel has sent a man to try and kill him. The man's name is Snow. This is what Vincent has seen. Vincent leads Snow into the catacombs to confuse him. Snow fires and with a lucky shot hits Vincent. But the wound is not fatal. Vincent eventually kills Snow. He removes the ring from Snow's finger. Gabriel has a matching ring. He carries his body back to the top of the building where Catherine was killed. As he stands there he holds both arms up in the air and screams the name of Gabriel into the night.
#52 - Pressure Cooker
Baywatch Nights Season 1 - Episode 7
A hostage situation develops at the night club when Mitch, Garner, Ryan and Lou are held by two hoods demanding their brother be released from prison. Mitch and Garner had been working undercover at a chicken fast-food outlet, California Roasters, in chicken costumes when they made the arrest.
#53 - Under Suspicion
Hunter Season 7 - Episode 14
Hunter searches for a missing witness while Novak seeks assistance from a computer expert to locate burglars.