The Best Episodes Directed by Jerry Hopper

Escape Into Black

#1 - Escape Into Black

The Fugitive Season 2 - Episode 9

On the verge of closing in on the shadowy one-armed man, Kimble is renderd amnesiac after a freak gas explosion at a roadside diner. While the Fugitive fights to regain his memory, a struggle ensues at the local hospital between Margaret Ruskin, a sympathic social worker whom regonizes Kimble and belives him to be innocent, while a local physician, named Dr. Towne, belives Kimble to be guilty. Meanwhile, the one-armed man slips away, but not before he makes an anonymous phone call to the police and Gerard about Kimble's whereabouts.

star 9.59
34 votes
Nemesis

#2 - Nemesis

The Fugitive Season 2 - Episode 5

Kimble escapes from his workplace at a hatchery just as Gerard and the local sheriff come to arrest him. As Kimble drives off in the sheriff's car, he discovers that Gerard's son is hiding in the backseat.

star 9.55
33 votes
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The End Game

#3 - The End Game

The Fugitive Season 1 - Episode 30

A discarded photograph, with Kimble in the background, leads Gerard to Chicago where he assembles a team of detectives where they trap Kimble within an eight-block radius of the city. With Kimble wondering from place to place, and being recognized by whomever he comes into contact with, he flees from both policemen and local citizens, finding refuge in a small house which is the home of two middle-aged men, named Jake Devlin and Sam Reed, whom have long argued over his innocence.

star 9.50
32 votes
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Search in a Windy City

#4 - Search in a Windy City

The Fugitive Season 1 - Episode 19

Beliving that the one-armed man is in Chicago, Kimble contacts Mike Decker, a newspaper columnist who defended Kimble during his trial. Kimble and Decker organize a city-wide search for the one-armed man. But things get complicated with the arrival of Decker's alcholic wife, Paula, whom gets nervous of Kimble's presence and falls off the wagon. Meanwhile, Gerard learns about Decker's search for a one-armed man and decides to use the writer to set a trap for Kimble.

star 9.26
38 votes
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Conspiracy of Silence

#5 - Conspiracy of Silence

The Fugitive Season 3 - Episode 5

While working as a steward at a remote desert resort, Kimble is unaware that the area is a top-secret government test site for chemical weapons. Kimble tries to leave, but gets mistaken for a spy by Major Beck, the head of the project. When several staff members, including the staff physician, suffer from a resulting chemical explosion, Kimble is pressed into service to care for the wounded, unaware that Beck still plans to turn him into the army general leading the project.

star 8.33
6 votes
Day of Reckoning

#6 - Day of Reckoning

The Alfred Hitchcock Hour Season 1 - Episode 10

Paul Sampson murders his wife Caroline and is relieved when the police rule her death and accident. His conscience gets the best of him, however, and he decides to confess the murder to his family and friends. Unfortunately, no one believes him. They think the stress of his wife's death has gotten to him. Later he tells another friend, who also happens to be a judge. The judge, however, knew all along. He was Caroline's lover. Knowing that Paul's conscience is killing him, the judge chooses to remain silent. When Paul continues in his attempts to confess, he is eventually committed by his family to a mental hospital.

star 8.27
13 votes
Home Is the Hunted

#7 - Home Is the Hunted

The Fugitive Season 1 - Episode 15

Kimble returns to his home town in Illinois after learning that his father, John Kimble, has suffered a heart attack and has donated his medical library to the University of Wisconsin and in the process of selling the family house. While Kimble hides out at the home of his sister Donna and her sympathetic husband Leonard, Kimble blames himself for his father's condition, but is more troubled by his younger brother Ray, whom belives Kimble is guilty and thinks he's to blame for ruining his life since people see Ray as ""the brother of a killer."" Meanwhile, Gerard arrives in town to search for Kimble and focuses on Donna and Leonard whom try to shake off the relentless detective long enough for Kimble to get out of town before Gerard finds him.

star 8.26
66 votes
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Carter Caper

#8 - Carter Caper

Gunsmoke Season 9 - Episode 8

A man with a grudge hits upon the perfect revenge when he spreads the word in Dodge that short-tempered Billy is so good with a gun that he shot down the famous gunfighter, Beau Carter.

star 8.18
16 votes
Coralee

#9 - Coralee

The Fugitive Season 3 - Episode 30

After a diver dies in an underwater mishap, Kimble comes to the defense of the diver's girlfriend-whom the locals believe is a jinx. Kimble knows that the death may have been due to negligence- knowledge that puts him in jeopardy.

star 8.00
2 votes
Somebody to Remember

#10 - Somebody to Remember

The Fugitive Season 1 - Episode 26

While working as a warehouse worker, Kimble is recognized by the Greek-born owner, Gus Priamos. Gus tells Kimble that he is dying from cancer and has only six months to live and hopes to aid the Fugitive with a scheme to make it look that Kimble has fled the country to Greece. But when Gus' jealous girlfriend Sophie learns Kimble's idenity through a magazine article, she contacts Gerard whom gets a heads-up on Kimble and Gus' plan.

star 7.92
59 votes
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End of a Young Gun

#11 - End of a Young Gun

The Rifleman Season 1 - Episode 3

Lucas is forced to give refuge to Will Fulton, a young bank robber, who was injured while saving Mark's life. While staying at the McCain ranch Will gets a taste of a life better than the one he's been leading. He's met a girl and grows tired of a life on the run. Will this young man have a change of heart before his brother returns for him and the stolen money?

star 7.88
74 votes
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Morticia, the Matchmaker

#12 - Morticia, the Matchmaker

The Addams Family (1964) Season 1 - Episode 12

Cousin Melancholia comes to seek solace at the Addams home. Melancholia's fiancee, Fred, has left to join the Foreign Legion. Morticia is determined to find her a new man and phones up Hasty Marriage.

star 7.84
82 votes
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Owney Tupper Had a Daughter

#13 - Owney Tupper Had a Daughter

Gunsmoke Season 9 - Episode 27

To earn money to recover the custody of his daughter, an aging man accepts the job of Dodge's first in-town hangman, work no one else wants.

star 7.83
12 votes
Rat in a Corner

#14 - Rat in a Corner

The Fugitive Season 1 - Episode 21

Herbie Grant, a second rate hoodlum, is shot in the leg while trying to rob a liquor store that Kimble works at. Herbie later takes Kimble hostage where Herbie claims that although he tried to rob the store, he is innocent of two other liquor store robberies in the other towns. Kimble agrees to help clear Herbie in which the hood lets the fugitive go. Kimble is summoned to the local police station to give his statement on the robbery where he is recognized by Herbie's sister, Lorna, whom works at the local post office. She threatens to turn Kimble in unless he turns over her brother whom she belives to be guilty of those other robberies. But at a local motel where Herbie is staying at, he is recognized by a maid who calls the police and they arrest him. Thinking that Kimble doublecrossed him, Herbie reports Kimble to the police.

star 7.77
35 votes
Green-Eyed Gomez

#15 - Green-Eyed Gomez

The Addams Family (1964) Season 1 - Episode 8

Lionel Barker, an old friend of Morticia' s, arrives at the house and Gomez is jealous of him.

star 7.73
95 votes
A Tale of Two Tails

#16 - A Tale of Two Tails

Get Smart Season 4 - Episode 7

Max fills in at spy school for an afternoon and is forced to deal with two students whose grades are "alarming in disarming and failing in tailing." After a brief disarming session, he assigns 198 and 199 to 99 as she picks up wedding items. Unknown to Max, 99 is also on assignment and is really picking up the Gaul Formula. She spots the tails and believes them to be KAOS agents.

star 7.72
31 votes
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Diamonds Are a Spy's Best Friend

#17 - Diamonds Are a Spy's Best Friend

Get Smart Season 4 - Episode 5

KAOS is using its League of Bald Headed Men to steal diamonds and smuggle them out of the country and fund their European payroll.

star 7.67
29 votes
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The Gaucho

#18 - The Gaucho

The Rifleman Season 1 - Episode 14

Rumson, without even saying to whom he had sold his property, left the bill of sale with the bank and moved away from North Fork. Curge, who's highest offer was upped by $1,000.00 is upset because Rumson sold out to a "peppergut". The Argentez family who bought the place are from Argentina. Lucas arranges for Mark to hang out with Manolo, who teaches Mark to use the Bolas. Manolo is angered at anyone who shows interest in his sister, he believes she is only for a "Caballero". Her latest suitor, Ned Dunnell, has been found murdered and the townsfolk are quick to believe it was Manolo.

star 7.61
17 votes
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The Mermaid

#19 - The Mermaid

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea Season 3 - Episode 19

As the Seaview conducts a marine census, Captain Crane spots a mermaid. He brings her aboard and falls under her spell. A sea creature follows the mermaid and proceeds to cause big trouble on the sub. The problems are compounded when the Seaview is ordered to disarm a nuclear device that has been planted off the coast of California.

star 7.50
2 votes
Gomez, the Politician

#20 - Gomez, the Politician

The Addams Family (1964) Season 1 - Episode 4

Sam Hilliard, the ex-truant officer, is running for city council. This puts Gomez in the campaign mood, and he decides to offer financial support.

star 7.46
157 votes
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The Case of the Left-Handed Liar

#21 - The Case of the Left-Handed Liar

Perry Mason Season 5 - Episode 11

Health club instructor Ward Nichols wants to marry the daughter of his employer, Bernard Daniels, but Ward's estranged wife, Veronica, is pressuring him for money and claiming to be pregnant. Things blow up in everyone's face when Bernard is found crunched with a dumbbell at the club. Perry, as usual, arrives on the scene to get at the truth.

star 7.44
36 votes
The Left-Handed Man

#22 - The Left-Handed Man

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea Season 2 - Episode 6

Nelson works on finding an assassin before he can kill the new Secretary of State.

star 7.43
63 votes
The Addams Family Tree

#23 - The Addams Family Tree

The Addams Family (1964) Season 1 - Episode 5

Pugsley and Wednesday get into a fight over families, with their friend Harold, who says that his family is better than their family. This prompts the Addams family to look back in their family tree.

star 7.38
193 votes
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The Case of the Misguided Model

#24 - The Case of the Misguided Model

Perry Mason Season 9 - Episode 27

Perry has all sorts of troubles in this one including a client who takes a shot at him. It starts when dim bulb prizefighter Duke Maronek gets into a fight with Ed Grover over pretty model, Sharon Carmody. Duke believes he killed Grover with his bare hands. Perry discovers that a vagrant, who stole a wallet from the corpse, has been charged with the crime. He quickly gets the vagrant off the hook only to discover that Duke has disappeared. It is Sharon Carmody, the model who is up for a big assignment, who holds the keys to Duke's whereabouts and what really happened on the night Ed Grover died.

star 7.36
14 votes
The Case of the Melancholy Marksman

#25 - The Case of the Melancholy Marksman

Perry Mason Season 5 - Episode 24

Ted Chase discovers that his bitchy second wife, Irene, might have killed his first wife and contemplates revenge but someone else gets to Irene first. In his defense of Ted, Perry discovers that Irene's past was even more sordid and corrupt than previously believed.

star 7.35
26 votes
The Case of the Roving River

#26 - The Case of the Roving River

Perry Mason Season 5 - Episode 15

Perry is hired to help settle a land dispute in the Manzana Valley but the key witness is blown up by a homemade bomb. As usual, Perry's client is accused of the crime.

star 7.25
32 votes
The Case of the Avenging Angel

#27 - The Case of the Avenging Angel

Perry Mason Season 9 - Episode 22

Perry must defend a goofy, untalented British kid whom someone thinks has the talent to be a pop singer but in reality couldn't get in the door of American Idol. Then someone bumps off a shady promoter and the would be pop idol gets blamed.

star 7.25
16 votes
Pa Hack's Brood

#28 - Pa Hack's Brood

Gunsmoke Season 9 - Episode 13

A repugnant drifter hopes to use his nubile daughter to get his hands on a piece of land.

star 7.25
12 votes
The Case of the Scarlet Scandal

#29 - The Case of the Scarlet Scandal

Perry Mason Season 9 - Episode 20

Another fishing trip goes awry for Perry when he's drawn into the murder of a woman who was killed while delivering a blackmail payment.

star 7.21
19 votes
The Case of the Tarnished Trademark

#30 - The Case of the Tarnished Trademark

Perry Mason Season 5 - Episode 18

Axel Norstaad sells his much respected furniture trademark to Martin Somers, described by some as the slide trombone of the furniture business. Somers immediately begins stripping the company of its assets and churning out inferior products. Axel protests these developments vehemently and when Somers is found murdered he gets arrested for the crime. To complicate things, Axel is in love with Edie Morrow whom he suspects might be the actual killer.

star 7.16
32 votes
The Case of the Counterfeit Crank

#31 - The Case of the Counterfeit Crank

Perry Mason Season 5 - Episode 27

A crazy man (or is he?), his dead nephew and a military base are tangled up in a confusing Perry Mason episode.

star 7.15
54 votes
The Glory and the Mud

#32 - The Glory and the Mud

Gunsmoke Season 9 - Episode 14

A retired lawman and showman wants only to settle down with the Dodge seamstress he left behind twenty years ago, but a young whippersnapper hopes to make a name for himself by challenging the aging gun to a duel.

star 7.14
14 votes
The Deadeye Kid

#33 - The Deadeye Kid

The Rifleman Season 1 - Episode 20

McCain befriends Donnel O'Mahoney, a tough kid from Brooklyn, and arranges with two men for the young man to continue his travels on their wagon, but then one of them is murdered and the other accuses the boy of having done it.

star 7.14
13 votes
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Ticket to Alaska

#34 - Ticket to Alaska

The Fugitive Season 1 - Episode 9

On a small freighter, Kimble is traveling to Alaska when an FBI agent, named Paul Vale, arrives and begins questioning him and all the passengers in a search for a Korean War criminal and traitor. Vale becomes most suspicious of Kimble, as well as passenger George Banning and his wife Adrienne whom are embezzlers fleeing the States. When Vale is found murdered the next day, Captain Carraway interogates all the suspects and when the captain discovers that Kimble's references are fake, Kimble becomes the chief suspect.

star 7.14
43 votes
The Case of the Crafty Kidnapper

#35 - The Case of the Crafty Kidnapper

Perry Mason Season 9 - Episode 29

Gossip columnist Danny Shine is a real scumbag. Even his own mother would disown him. So it's no surprise when he turns up shot to death in his car one night after a party at Alex Tanner's house. Danny's assistant, Greg Stanley, is arrested for the murder. Tanner can provide Stanley with an alibi except for one thing--his baby has been kidnapped and if he testifies the child will die.

star 7.13
16 votes
Flight from the Final Demon

#36 - Flight from the Final Demon

The Fugitive Season 1 - Episode 24

While working as a health club masseuse, Kimble is recognized by Sheriff Bray, a local lawman with policial aspirations. But Kimble manages to escape with the help of co-worker Steve Edson. After confiding with Steve his secret, Kimble learns that Steve is a fugitive of conscience: five months earlier, Steve was tried and acquitted for the murder of his girlfriend Linda's abusive brother, a murder that Steve actually committed and he apparently cannot live with the guilt over having gotten away with it. Kimble reluctantly lets Steve travel with him. But Steve begins leaving behind clues that soon puts Sheriff Bray back on their trail, including contacting Linda for help and letting her vengeful other brother, Joey, track them down.

star 7.12
33 votes
The Kidnapper

#37 - The Kidnapper

Gilligan's Island Season 3 - Episode 12

Someone kidnaps Mrs. Howell, Mary Ann, and Ginger, and then demands ransom money. The kidnaper turns out to be a compulsive gambler who fled civilization to avoid temptation. While the Castaways attempt to rehabilitate him, he ends up leaving the island, accompanied by Mrs. Howell's pearl necklace, Mr. Howell's wallet, and Ginger's earrings!

star 7.10
28 votes
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All About Eva

#38 - All About Eva

Gilligan's Island Season 3 - Episode 14

A drab, plain-jane woman lands on the island seeking privacy. The girls give her a beauty make-over to lift her spirits, and she ends up looking like Ginger's twin. While the castaways were hoping to lift her spirits enough so that she would want to return to civilization (she has a boat, but has hidden the key), she ends up leaving them on the island and going back to Hollywood to attempt to assume Ginger Grant's movie career.

star 7.06
31 votes
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The Homecoming

#39 - The Homecoming

The Fugitive Season 1 - Episode 28

While working as a research technician for the wealthy Allan Pruitt, Kimble gets involved in the business of Allan's teenage daughter, Janice, who returns home after spending a year in a mental hospital recovering from a nervous breakdown after witnessing a young boy under her care get killed by two vicious stray dogs. But Allan's new wife, Dorina, does not take a liking to Janice and plots to drive her insane by hiring a neighbor to make his pet dogs bark in the nearby woods and convince Janice that the dogs are alive (they were captured and put to sleep by the local dog catcher.) But when Kimble claims that he has heard the dogs barking, Dorina asks the local sheriff to investigate Kimble to find any dirt on him.

star 7.00
32 votes
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Duel at Shiloh

#40 - Duel at Shiloh

The Virginian Season 1 - Episode 15

This episode explains how Steve Hill came to work at Shiloh Ranch. Running away from home to become a cowhand he meets grizzled cowboy Johnny Wade (Brian Keith) who takes him under his wing and gets him a job working at a new ranch owned by Georgia Price (Geraldine Brooks). Georgia's plan is to make a huge profit quickly at the expense of destroying the common range by overgrazing. She uses her feminine wiles to get Johnny to head up her plan and their actions bring them into conflict with Judge Garth and eventually, with Steve Hill. Steve leaves to work at Shiloh and is forced into a showdown with his former friend and mentor Johnny.

star 7.00
3 votes
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Day of Evil

#41 - Day of Evil

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea Season 3 - Episode 6

A UFO crashes and an alien assumes the form of Admiral Nelson.

star 7.00
3 votes
Terrible Leprechaun

#42 - Terrible Leprechaun

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea Season 4 - Episode 15

About the plot . . . Um . . . Well . . . Uh . . . Okay, here it is: You see, there are these twin leprechauns, one good, the other icky. The icky one wants all the gold that's buried beneath an underwater defense installation in the Irish Sea. The good leprechaun does his best to stop his evil brother from doing any harm . * Footage of Morton and Kowalski trapped in an underwater cave was borrowed from previous episodes. So what else is new? * Why this episode wasn't broadcast on St. Patrick's day, we'll never know!

star 7.00
5 votes
Devil's Island

#43 - Devil's Island

The Time Tunnel Season 1 - Episode 9

Tony and Doug arrive on Devil's Island in March 1895, where they are taken into custody as escaped prisoners. Doug manages to escape and hold the Commandant at gunpoint to convince the man he is a stranded American, but the Commandant plays along until he can get the drop on him. The Project team plan a recovery which goes awry (again), hauling in the prisoner Boudaire. General Kirk tells Boudaire that they cannot escape with Captain Dreyfuss, one of the prisoners, because historically Dreyfuss never escaped at that time, so taking him along would prevent the success of any escape attempt. Boudaire is returned but is shocked by the experience and doesn't remember his instructions. Tony and Doug stage an escape but realize that they have been led to do so so that they can all be "shot while trying to escape." Boudaire recalls that Dreyfuss must remain. Tony and Doug attack the ambushing guards while the other prisoners escape, and then are whisked off by the Time Tunnel.

star 6.88
47 votes
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Terror at High Point

#44 - Terror at High Point

The Fugitive Season 1 - Episode 13

While working at a construction site in Utah, Kimble convinces his supervisor, Buck Harmon, to hire Jamie, a mentally retarded but physically strong young man to help out. Because Jamie is an easy target for the taunts of the other work crew members, Kimble becomes Jamie's protector. When Jamie is accused of sexually assaulting Buck's wife, he becomes frightened and runs away. The crew foreman, Dan Pike, convinces Buck to organize a posse to hunt down Jamie and kill him.

star 6.87
38 votes
Splashdown

#45 - Splashdown

Gilligan's Island Season 3 - Episode 22

The Professor determines that a manned space craft will pass over the island, and attempts to fashion a telegraph machine. When that fails, the Castaways try to spell out SOS using burning logs as a rescue signal, but Gilligan catches fire and runs into the logs, causing them to spell out SOL, the name of one of the astronauts! Blooper watch: as Gilligan is lighting the logs, you can see his pants smoking before he backs up into the flaming logs!

star 6.87
28 votes
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Doomsday Island

#46 - Doomsday Island

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea Season 3 - Episode 23

While Nelson and Sharkey search by air for an uncharted island, Seaview brings aboard a gigantic egg from the bottom of the sea during a routine specimen collection. It later hatches a fully grown, orange creature which kills a background guy and tosses Kowalski around the missle room. Nelson returns and (in a very un-urgent manner) has the crew hunt down this grunting thing as it terrorizes the crew. Later, Crane and Kowalski take the flying sub out to investigate the area, crash landing near the uncharted island. Another orange crature (one that speaks and is the leader) captures them and brings them to creature HQ. The monsters are aliens from Scorpious which are trying to hatch millions of eggs. Can the crew stop this invasion before these amphibian aliens take of the Earth?

star 6.86
6 votes
Dark Corner

#47 - Dark Corner

The Fugitive Season 2 - Episode 8

Kimble finds refuge from the police in a rural farm house, where he meets Mattie Braydon, a sculptress who suffers from hysterical blindness whom lives with her older sister and their uncle. Mattie protects Kimble and while hiring him as a farmhand, she also begins using him as a model for her clay sculptures see keeps in the barn. But Kimble soon finds out that the sweet and innocent Mattie is in fact a possessive and manipulative sociopath who wants Kimble for herself and will do anything, including committing murder, to ensure her dark secrets of her past never get revealed.

star 6.84
31 votes
The Day the World Ended

#48 - The Day the World Ended

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea Season 3 - Episode 3

As Admiral Nelson demonstrates a new tracking device for a visiting U.S. senator, it seems to show that Seaview is the only life left on earth.

star 6.83
6 votes
Fatal Cargo

#49 - Fatal Cargo

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea Season 4 - Episode 7

Doctor Blanchard has created a device to control the actions of a white gorilla. Unfortunately, his assistant Leo Brock wants the fame that the inventor of such a device would gain. As a result he uses the device to enrage the gorilla and kill Blanchard. Nelson gets there too late to save Blanchard, but the gorilla is taken on board. Brock sets the gorilla free and he runs amock until both Brock and the gorilla are killed.

star 6.75
4 votes
Sealed Orders

#50 - Sealed Orders

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea Season 4 - Episode 5

"There's nothing to do here but to keep from disappearing." Lt. Commander Morton Seaview is carrying a new missile, and Nelson has orders to deliver it to its launch site at all costs. Unfortunately, the missile malfunctions, and Nelson can't get into the sealed silo to fix it. Soon, the crew starts to disappear, and bizarre phenomena plague the ones who remain. * This episode features a brief uncredited cameo by Richard Basehart's son, John, as a young crewman in the Missile Room: the Admiral asks him, "What's your name, son?"

star 6.57
6 votes
The West vs. Colonel MacKenzie

#51 - The West vs. Colonel MacKenzie

The Virginian Season 9 - Episode 1

Colonel Alan MacKenzie arrives from England as Shiloh's new owner. Right away he faces his first challenge when a young struggling small rancher is lynched, allegedly because of rustling cattle from one of the larger ranches. Another was lynched just before MacKenzie's arrival. MacKenzie locks horns with other members of the cattlemen's association, who believe that extraordinary measures are needed to deal with rustlers, and due to his strong disagreement the colonel is beaten. Meanwhile, the lynched man's sister and young son are staying at Shiloh for their protection, especially as the boy may have witnessed his father's hanging though he has now gone mute due to shock.

star 6.50
2 votes
Fires of Death

#52 - Fires of Death

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea Season 4 - Episode 1

The Seaview is being buffeted about by underwater explosions due to the eruption of an active volcano. Dr. Turner (Victor Jory) is aboard to stop the eruptions. However, his true mission is to bring up ""elixir stones."" An alchemist, Turner needs the stones to keep him immortal. However, in order to bring up the stones, he needs to stimulate the volcano into full eruption!

star 6.33
5 votes
Rescue

#53 - Rescue

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea Season 4 - Episode 9

Seaview is on the lookout for an enemy sub and its underwater sub-pen. Sonar picks up a contact. The rogue sub fires at Seaview, which is saved only by virtue of her new electronic hull shield. Not so fortunate is Captain Crane, who has just located the sub-pen while on patrol in the FS-1. A powerful laser fires a beam at the Flying Sub, crippling the ship. Running out of air, moving in and out of consciousness, Crane is unable to give the pen's coordinates to Nelson. Thanks to the hard work of some enemy agents aboard, Seaview seems unable to rescue the Captain. Worried about Crane trapped in the Flying Sub, Admiral Nelson is particularly impatient in this episode. He constantly barks at Morton and the Chief. One of the enemy agents, Marco, a crewman we have seen in many other episodes, is never found out, and apparently keeps his job on Seaview!

star 6.33
5 votes
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Deadly Cloud

#54 - Deadly Cloud

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea Season 3 - Episode 25

A mysterious cloud is enveloping the Earth and causing massive Tsunami and other catastrophic environmental damage. Crane takes the flying sub in to find out the cause and is taken over by an evil alien. Once aboard, this alien tries to stop Nelson before he can destroy the cloud with nuclear weapons.

star 6.00
4 votes
Deadly Amphibians

#55 - Deadly Amphibians

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea Season 4 - Episode 13

Seaview has been sent to the ocean floor by mysterious pressure impacts. Crane, Sharkey, and Kowalski go out in the Flying Sub to investigate. They, too, are sent to the bottom of the sea. Strange creatures (half men-half fish) present themselves and explain that they intend to take over Seaview (who doesn't?) and eventually the world! Don Matheson starred as Mark Wilson in Land of the Giants.

star 5.83
5 votes
Terror

#56 - Terror

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea Season 4 - Episode 10

A scientist experimenting with plant life on a remote island has run into trouble. A shore party from Seaview arrives only in time to hear his dying warning that the world will be taken over in eight hours. Nelson brings aboard the only unusual thing he can find -- a red orchid, which proves to be a malign alien (that proceeds to take over his mind and those of the crew).

star 5.80
4 votes
Man-Beast

#57 - Man-Beast

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea Season 4 - Episode 20

"You had no right -- no right to make that second dive without orders from me!" Nelson to Crane Another scientist with another artificial atmosphere (see Season 1's "The Condemned") that will revolutionize deep-sea diving. When will Admiral Nelson learn! Naturally, Captain Crane is used as a guinea pig for these dangerous experiments. And there are fatal side-effects. * A great Nelson/Crane argument takes place in the Admiral's cabin after the Captain has made his unauthorized second dive. * In this episode it is not Nelson who shoots Crane, but rather, Chip Morton. * Notice the tears of gratitude and relief in Crane's eyes after Nelson gives him the antidote at the very end of the episode. * Crane also shed a tear (from pain) in Season 3's "Day of Evil". Years later, David Hedison would appear in a Fantasy Island episode entitled: "Man-Beast"!

star 5.75
4 votes
The Dutch Schultz Story

#58 - The Dutch Schultz Story

The Untouchables Season 1 - Episode 10

March 1935. One of the toughest mobsters in New York City is Dutch Schultz. He and his mob were responsible for over 100 murders. Dutch is into every racket: liquor, narcotics, labor shakedowns, the numbers, selling protection. But "Lucky" Luciano is muscling in on his territory; to try to keep his clients from paying to Luciano, Dutch Schultz has his boys work his clients over with fists. When Joe Floris won't pay 30% protection money to Schultz, saying he is already paying 15% to Luciano, Joe Floris gets some acid in the face, blinding him. But Dutch has a gentler side, too-- his wife just had a baby. Eliot Ness and his Untouchables are on special assignment in New York City. Agent Flaherty works undercover, and Ness and his men get Schultz's books. It looks like Eliot Ness is about to nail Dutch Schultz on income tax evasion, just like he did Al Capone. One night, Dutch Schultz offers Eliot Ness and Flaherty a $75,000 bribe; the Untouchables facetiously pretend they are interested. Flaherty: "That's a lot of money. I could buy a whole chain of delicatessens." Ness: "You know, I've always thought I'd like to own a chateau in France." Flaherty: "Well, if you throw any parties, I'll cater them from my delicatessen." Ness: "Special rates?" Flaherty: "You'll be rich, you can afford to pay the going price." Ness: "Now wait a minute, with a special chateau I ought to get special rates..." Dutch Schultz is angry at being mocked, and leaves in a huff. Later, Schultz is indicted. But Schultz's crafty attorney says his client can't get a fair trial in New York City, and asks the judge for a change of venue. Arriving in the small town of Clearview, in upstate New York, Schultz ingratiates himself to all the townsfolk by spreading money around; not by bribery, but legally. For example, he talks to the grade school teacher, Marsha Harper, and offers to buy uniforms for the school's baseball team; that sort of thing. By the time the trial starts on September 7, the town thinks

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#59 - Attack!

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea Season 4 - Episode 23

Aliens are at it again. They're planning to destroy the Earth. However, one of the aliens claims to be a good guy. Can he be believed? Will mankind survive yet another close encounter with space visitors? * Skip Homeier also appears in "The Amphibians" and "The Day the World Ended" * Kevin Hagen guest-starred in "The Shape of Doom".

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