The Best Episodes Directed by John Brahm
#3 - The Golden Door
The Virginian Season 1 - Episode 24
Trampas and Betsy Garth discover the body of a murdered neighbour, Mr. Keel. Trampas encounters a Latvian immigrant, Karl Rilke (Karl Boehm) and his pregnant wife Maria (Ilze Taurins), and discovers they have Keel's rifle although Karl claims he bought the gun from a man on the road. Judge Garth believes Karl innocent and that Keel's son Johnny (Robert Duvall) is the murderer, so he defends Karl at the trial.
#4 - The City Beneath the Sea
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea Season 1 - Episode 2
While investigating the disappearance of research ships in the Aegean, the Seaview is damaged by a bomb. Captain Crane goes ashore, and pretends to be a diver for hire. The Captain meets an ex-diver, now a mute due to a tragic accident, who claims to have seen a ""city beneath the sea"". Crane gets hired by the ""bad guy"", but his cover is soon blown. He is taken prisoner and nearly loses his life.
#6 - Pen Pal
Alfred Hitchcock Presents Season 6 - Episode 6
Love letters from a pen pal bring an escaped convict to a country cottage in search of the woman he plans to make his bride. With the police closing in, is more than his heart trapped?
#8 - The Waverly Ring Affair
The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Season 2 - Episode 19
When secret "File 40" documents turn up outside headquarters, Waverly assigns Solo and Illya to find out if George Donnell is a double agent. Carla Drosten is too anxious to accuse Donnell and Solo must use special "Waverly rings" to try and expose the real double agent.
#11 - Madame Mystery
Alfred Hitchcock Presents Season 5 - Episode 24
A ruthlessly ambitious Hollywood publicist capitalizes on the drowning death of an actress, but his hopes for success sink like a stone when he learns that she's still alive.
#14 - Judgment Night
The Twilight Zone Season 1 - Episode 10
In 1942, a German wonders why he's on the deck of a British steamship, with no memory of how he got there, and an overwhelming sense of impending doom.
#15 - Mr. Henry Comstock
Bonanza Season 1 - Episode 9
In a flashback, the legendary prospector arrives on the Ponderosa and participates in the founding of Virginia City. Coincidentally, guest star Jack Carson played a teller at the Comstock Bank and Trust in the 1942 film, "Gentleman Jim". This early classic was the second episode filmed.
#16 - The Foreign Legion Affair
The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Season 2 - Episode 22
Illya parachutes out of a plane carrying THRUSH code documents, but lands in the desert at an abandoned Foreign Legion post run by Captain Basil Calhoun (Howard Da Silva). Illya is accompanied by a stewardess, Barbara (Danielle DeMetz) while Solo races to find them before THRUSH does.
#17 - The Napoleon's Tomb Affair
The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Season 3 - Episode 20
President Nasasos Tunik visits Paris. His assistant, Malanez, is determined to persuade the president that the French are his enemy, and arranges for various embarrassing and insulting incidents to occur. Solo and Illya are assigned to see that the visit goes smoothly, but Tunik falls in love with Candyce, and Malanez plans to disgrace Tunik by framing him in a plot to steal the body of Napoleon from his tomb.
#18 - Touché
Alfred Hitchcock Presents Season 4 - Episode 35
A millionaire takes a hunting trip during which he hatches a plan to make his wife's lover his prey.
#19 - Dry Run
Alfred Hitchcock Presents Season 5 - Episode 7
An aspiring hitman takes on a risky assignment to kill a rival gangster but then finds himself easily conned by his target in a treacherous game of cat and mouse.
#22 - Hot Line
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea Season 1 - Episode 9
A Soviet satellite has crashed into the sea and its nuclear reactor must be disarmed before it causes a disaster. Two Soviet scientists come aboard Seaview to carry out the work -- but one of them is an imposter.
#23 - The Cuckoo Clock
Alfred Hitchcock Presents Season 5 - Episode 27
A sensible widow beginning her stay in a remote summer cottage refuses to be alarmed by news of an escaped mental patient, but her resolve weakens as she visits with an off-beat local.
#27 - The Maze Affair
The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Season 4 - Episode 13
Oliver Barnes (Lawrence Mantaigne), a THRUSH agent, unsuccessfully tries to destroy a package. Solo and Illya suspect a connection between this and a new ""molecutronic gun"" developed by Dr. Fabray (William Marshall). Solo runs into Abbe Nelton (Anna Capri). Fabray turns out to be a THRUSH collaborator. The entire scheme was a plan to get Illya to take the ""gun"" actually a bomb, into U.N.C.L.E. headquarters in Trojan Horse fashion.
#28 - The Five Forty-Eight
Alfred Hitchcock Presents Season 6 - Episode 5
Two passengers on a train leaving Grand Central station at 5:48 - one in fear of his past catching up with him at long last, the other intent on exacting a revenge which will restore the balance of power.
#30 - The Pieces of Fate Affair
The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Season 3 - Episode 23
Jacqueline Midcult writes a best selling novel, The Pieces of Fate, which U.N.C.L.E. recognizes as being based on a series of missing THRUSH diaries. She loses her memory during a THRUSH attempt to kill her, and THRUSH agents Ellipsis Zark and Jody Moore, a book critic, plot to kidnap her and find out where she found the diaries. Solo and Illya take Jacqueline to a small town where her Uncle Charly and Aunt Jessie live, to try and revive her memory, but Zark and Moore follow and they all converge on the attic where the diaries are hidden at the same time.
#31 - The Master's Touch Affair
The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Season 4 - Episode 6
In Portugal, Solo is taken prisoner by Pharos Mandor (Jack Lord), a THRUSH chief ready to defect if his arch rival, THRUSH assassin Stepan Valandros (Nehemiah Persoff), does not kill him first. Solo meets Mandor's girlfriend, Cathy Welling (Leslie Parrish). Mandor tells Solo U.N.C.L.E. must kill Valandros or he will not defect, but his real aim is to eliminate Valandros and promote himself up the THRUSH ranks.
#32 - The Hero
Alfred Hitchcock Presents Season 5 - Episode 29
A wealthy entrepreneur is sure that the man he meets on a cruise ship is the same person he robbed and left for dead many years ago ... or is he?
#33 - Insomnia
Alfred Hitchcock Presents Season 5 - Episode 30
Lack of sleep is ruining a widower's life, but the real nightmare begins when he finally meets his brother-in-law, a menacing veteran still holding a grudge for his sister's death.
#34 - The Throwback
Alfred Hitchcock Presents Season 6 - Episode 20
A knight's tale of chivalry and honor sees two men vying for the affections of a beautiful woman fighting an honorable duel for her heart and hand. All is fair in love and war, but a little cheating is expected.
#35 - A Night with the Boys
Alfred Hitchcock Presents Season 4 - Episode 30
When he loses all his money in a poker game, a man tells his pregnant wife an involved lie to explain the missing cash.
#36 - The Jingle Bells Affair
The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Season 3 - Episode 15
Solo and Illya must protect Premier Georgi Koz, a Khrushchev like European leader, on a visit to Mew York, Priscilla Worth is befriended by Loz and she takes him to a school for Santa Clauses run by Francis X. O'Reilly where just one of a series of assassination attempts against him must be thwarted by the two U.N.C.L.E. agents.