The Best Episodes Directed by John Mcpherson

Pope Parker

#1 - Pope Parker

7 Days Season 2 - Episode 19

When the Pope is assassinated, a mixed-up Backstep occurs and Parker finds himself occupying the body of the Holy Pontiff.

star 8.01
73 votes
The Summoning

#2 - The Summoning

Babylon 5 Season 4 - Episode 3

Ivanova and Marcus take a White Star out to search for more first ones to aid in the war, while Londo tries to convince G'Kar to swallow his pride so Cartagia will find him entertaining. A mysterious spacecraft makes its way towards Babylon 5.

star 7.88
932 votes
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Ready or Not

#3 - Ready or Not

Beverly Hills, 90210 Season 8 - Episode 15

Emma is upset to see Kelly wearing a watch that she had given to Brandon. Dr. Monahan forces Kelly out of the clinic. Emma suggests that she expose him, so Kelly turns on the intercom as Monahan makes another pass at her. Brandon barges in, and the foundation immediately fires Monahan, who will be replaced by Donna's father. Brandon asks Emma to leave the newspaper. She records a phone conversation in which he admits to sleeping with her, and uses the tape to blackmail him. Brandon and Steve hire a new assistant, Janet Sosna; and bring David aboard as a music reviewer. Donna is relieved when David reveals that his relationship with Valerie is a sham. David and Val get back together that day, and Donna plans to sleep with Noah as revenge. Noah nixes this idea, but then uses a private concert by Brian McKnight to get her into bed. Valerie cuts a deal with a bookie operating at the After Dark. Carly and Zach move in with Donna while their house undergoes some renovations. Zach inadvertently helps Donna get a job when he colors over her designs the night before her interview.

star 7.81
61 votes
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Olga's Excellent Vacation

#4 - Olga's Excellent Vacation

7 Days Season 3 - Episode 5

Olga and Parker get romantically involved when he backsteps to save her life after she encounters terrorists blowing up an oil line in the wilderness area she's vacationing in.

star 7.79
100 votes
Adam & Eve & Adam

#5 - Adam & Eve & Adam

7 Days Season 3 - Episode 10

When a neutron bomb accident obliterates all other life on Earth, Parker, Olga, Owsley, and an army officer undertake an arduous journey to reach Project Backstep and reverse things before their 7-day window of opportunity expires.

star 7.79
100 votes
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Love Gods

#6 - Love Gods

Sliders Season 2 - Episode 2

On a world where a biological weapon wiped out most of the male population, Quinn, Rembrandt and Arturo become objects of desire and are imprisoned by the government to be breeders. As they try to escape and regroup with Wade, they find there are others out to capture them.

star 7.71
445 votes
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The Cure

#7 - The Cure

7 Days Season 2 - Episode 23

A scientist comes up with a cure for cancer, unaware it will unleash a deadly plague. The NSA of 168 years in the future send back an assassin to kill her before her ""cure"" wipes out the world.

star 7.54
130 votes
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Broken Image

#8 - Broken Image

The Incredible Hulk Season 3 - Episode 12

Thanks to look-alike criminal, David becomes a victim of mistaken identity, and is pursued by the police and a vindictive gang. An attempt to leave town is hindered by Jack McGee, who is shocked to discover that David Banner might still be alive!

star 7.42
11 votes
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Shake, Rattle and Roll

#9 - Shake, Rattle and Roll

Nash Bridges Season 3 - Episode 3

Nash and Joe track down a former mob underboss who's murdering San Francisco criminals. Meanwhile, Inger has to go out of town, leaving Nash and Joe with the baby.

star 7.36
47 votes
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The Backstepper's Apprentice

#10 - The Backstepper's Apprentice

7 Days Season 2 - Episode 13

Parker Backsteps to save a Nobel Peace Prize recipient, but passes through the side of an airline flight, causing it to crash. A boy on board the plane is taken along with Frank into the past, and he must save the Peace Prize winner, stop the crash, and help the boy save his grandfather.

star 7.29
77 votes
As Time Goes By

#11 - As Time Goes By

7 Days Season 1 - Episode 9

Just as Parker and Olga start to become romantically involved, Olga's husband Josef returns from the future to claim his wife and join the team.

star 7.27
176 votes
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#12 - Scimitar

JAG Season 1 - Episode 9

Cpls. Ednar and Anderson mistakenly cross the Iraqi border. Trying to escape an Iraqi patrol, Cpl. Ednar is killed and Cpl. Anderson is taken prisoner. The Iraqi government invite the United States to send advocates to defend the Marine who's facing the death penalty for espionage. Harm and Meg are assigned to travel to Iraq to act as his lawyers as well as attempt to free the Corporal with the help of an undercover agent called 'Scimitar'.

star 7.26
412 votes

#13 - Homecoming

The Incredible Hulk Season 3 - Episode 8

While visiting his sister and father for Thanksgiving, David must help salvage the family farm from a plague and a crooked developer; in addition, he tries to resolve the bitterness between himself and his father, whom he blamed for his mother's death many years before.

star 7.20
43 votes
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#14 - Vows

7 Days Season 1 - Episode 5

A tanker truck filled with a deadly acid explodes killing 86 people and devastating the North Korean embassy and threatening to trigger a war.

star 7.20
124 votes
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The First Cigar

#15 - The First Cigar

Alien Nation Season 1 - Episode 6

George (Eric Pierpoint) accepts a loan from a Newcomer loan officer before discovering she is a drug czar

star 7.20
95 votes
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Pilot (1)

#16 - Pilot (1)

7 Days Season 1 - Episode 1

The U.S. government adapts technology from an alien spacecraft at Roswell and create a device that can travel back in time seven days. When Washington is devastated by a terrorist attack, the need to find a capable pilot becomes essential and with time running out, only mental patient and ex-military man Frank Parker proves suitable.

star 7.19
373 votes
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The Death of Dr. Arcane

#17 - The Death of Dr. Arcane

Swamp Thing Season 1 - Episode 3

Thugs working for Arcane kidnap Jim. Arcane takes one of his 'creations' into the swamp and is met by Swamp Thing who objects. The creature escapes and Arcane is killed, but must be “revitalized” in order for Swamp Thing to save Jim.

star 7.18
28 votes
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#18 - Lifeboat

7 Days Season 1 - Episode 21

Parker discovers a secret lab at Never Never Land with an alien alive from the Roswell UFO crash - the alien escapes and sets off a nuclear disaster.

star 7.17
137 votes
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Doppleganger (1)

#19 - Doppleganger (1)

7 Days Season 1 - Episode 6

When the team at Never Never Land compound hears news that the United States is in danger of being taken over by terrorists, Operation Back Step is put into effect. However, after Dr. Ballard modifies the sphere, a glitch causes Frank Parker to separate into two people.

star 7.14
118 votes

#20 - Haunted

The Incredible Hulk Season 2 - Episode 15

Strange events begin to occur as David helps a young woman move back into the house where she lived as a child. He soon learns that it may have something to do with the woman's deceased twin sister, who drowned many years before.

star 7.13
39 votes
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Live: From Death Row

#21 - Live: From Death Row

7 Days Season 3 - Episode 22

Parker causes the delay of an important Backstep mission to go to New Orleans to prove the innocence of an old friend scheduled for execution for a murder he didn't commit.

star 7.08
97 votes
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Last Breath

#22 - Last Breath

7 Days Season 1 - Episode 13

When a Russian spy submarine gets trapped on an ice shelf off the coast of Alaska, its nuclear fuel is released into the atmosphere, causing widespread devastation. Parker must link up underwater with the submarine before it happens again.

star 7.08
116 votes
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Sugar Mountain

#23 - Sugar Mountain

7 Days Season 3 - Episode 20

A boy with the psychic ability to project fire kills a Canadian trade minister and Parker must stop him and relieve him of his powers.

star 7.07
97 votes
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Dark Side

#24 - Dark Side

The Incredible Hulk Season 4 - Episode 4

In one of his latest experiments, David's attempt to control the Hulk backfires. He inadvertently releases a darker personality, causing the Hulk to be more violent--and potentially capable of murder!

star 7.07
69 votes
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The Living Image

#25 - The Living Image

Swamp Thing Season 1 - Episode 2

Dr. Arcane transforms his partner in crime into the "living image" of Swamp Thing's lost spouse in hopes of tricking him into revealing the formula for the bio-restorative recipe, which is intended to modify the DNA and stop aging.

star 7.03
40 votes
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#26 - Contact

Alien Nation Season 1 - Episode 8

While investigating a famous doctor's murder, Sikes and George (Gary Graham, Eric Pierpoint) discover he was attempting to contact a probe seeking the Newcomer slave ship.

star 7.00
84 votes
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#27 - Changes

Swamp Thing Season 3 - Episode 6

Archane has created a poison engineered to specifically target Swamp Thing's genetic code. Ann has discovered a method of temporarily changing Alec back to human form.

star 7.00
1 votes
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Generation to Generation

#28 - Generation to Generation

Alien Nation Season 1 - Episode 14

Sikes and George (Gary Graham, Eric Pierpoint) follow the trail of a mysterious Tenctonese box which is deadly for those who fail to comprehend its powers.

star 6.98
50 votes
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Doppleganger (2)

#29 - Doppleganger (2)

7 Days Season 1 - Episode 7

Good-Frank tries to make his way to Backstep to stop Starker from initiating his military coup and taking over the U.S. government (with the aid of Parker's evil duplicate) while the U.S. and China are on the brink of nuclear war.

star 6.98
149 votes
Fountain of Youth

#30 - Fountain of Youth

Alien Nation Season 1 - Episode 2

Sikes and Francisco (Gary Graham, Eric Pierpoint) investigate a doctor who is killing Newcomers to benefit human patients.

star 6.97
132 votes
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Real Men

#31 - Real Men

Alien Nation Season 1 - Episode 17

A violent confrontation with a drug suspect (A.D. Muylch) causes George (Eric Pierpoint) to give birth prematurely.

star 6.95
78 votes
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Vendetta Road

#32 - Vendetta Road

The Incredible Hulk Season 2 - Episode 23

David meets a vindictive "Bonnie and Clyde"-type couple who are blowing up gas stations. The stations they are targeting belong to a corporation responsible for the death of the young man's father.

star 6.94
66 votes
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HAARP Attack

#33 - HAARP Attack

7 Days Season 1 - Episode 11

Parker must prevent a terrorist plot to have American planes bomb a U.S. command center in Saudi Arabia, but an accident during the Backstep makes things go a little crazy.

star 6.92
175 votes
The Lottery

#34 - The Lottery

The Incredible Hulk Season 3 - Episode 17

When David is unable to collect the money he won in a lottery, he sends a friend to collect it for him. But unfortunately, without David's consent, the friend, who is a former con artist, decides to use the money in a scheme to hopefully earn a larger profit.

star 6.92
35 votes
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The Collector

#35 - The Collector

7 Days Season 2 - Episode 8

Parker Backsteps to prevent a collapsed dam from killing people, but when under the influence of alcohol lands in the middle of an execution, letting a serial killer escape. Frank insists on taking on the investigation to make up for his screw-up.

star 6.91
135 votes
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Stairway to Heaven

#36 - Stairway to Heaven

7 Days Season 3 - Episode 1

Atmospheric interference causes Parker to return from a back-step with a woman who died fifteen years ago, and whose presence threatens to unravel the fabric of the universe.

star 6.87
105 votes
A Dish Best Served Cold

#37 - A Dish Best Served Cold

7 Days Season 1 - Episode 17

A former Backstep pilot, thought to be dead, seeks revenge by trying to sabotage the Sphere.

star 6.83
168 votes

#38 - Deathmask

The Incredible Hulk Season 3 - Episode 20

A serial killer is stalking the college where David is working; then a misunderstanding leads to David's arrest. And while he figures out the real identity of the killer, the townspeople form a lynch mob.

star 6.83
39 votes
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#39 - Revelation

7 Days Season 3 - Episode 14

Parker must decide whether or not to heed the words of a man who claims to have Backstepped from the far future, and warns that Earth's safety depends on the death of a revered holy man.

star 6.82
99 votes
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Pilot (2)

#40 - Pilot (2)

7 Days Season 1 - Episode 2

Parker must thwart the plans of the terrorists who blew up Washington, while tracking them to Russia and finding out about their back-up plan to detonate a poison gas bomb.

star 6.81
181 votes
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The Football

#41 - The Football

7 Days Season 2 - Episode 1

The President's briefcase containing the missile controls is lost on the streets of Washington D.C.

star 6.57
164 votes
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Special Request

#42 - Special Request

Swamp Thing Season 3 - Episode 3

After seemingly having no interest for so many episodes what happened to Jim, Tressa is suddenly in Peru and sidetracked by a voice from her past on a radio.

star 6.00
1 votes
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Fear Itself

#43 - Fear Itself

Swamp Thing Season 3 - Episode 5

What happens the swamp itself is no longer an ally to Swamp Thing? The answers lay with a man called Mephisto.

star 6.00
1 votes
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#44 - Tatania

Swamp Thing Season 3 - Episode 8

Arcane finally resurrects his dead wife only to discover he's been duped by Sunderland. The body he's been lording over really belongs to a stripper named Kitty. Which sends Arcane on a rampage of revenge, that turns bitter sweet when he finds his true wife.

star 3.00
1 votes
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Swamp of Dreams

#45 - Swamp of Dreams

Swamp Thing Season 3 - Episode 37

Swamp Thing gets addicted to hallucinogenic iguana eggs which makes him live out a fantasy with Ann. But the effect causes bad luck with Will when he comes into contact with one of them and ends up a prisoner in Arcane’s lab who is determined to find the nest of rare eggs himself for personal use.

star 0.00
0 votes
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