The Best Episodes Directed by Joseph Sargent

Stranger in the Mirror

#1 - Stranger in the Mirror

The Fugitive Season 3 - Episode 12

Kimble is working as a custodian for the Saturday Morning Camp, a weekend camp run by Tony and Carole Burnell. Things become complicated when two police officers are found beaten to death. The police recruit Tony, a former policeman, to interrogate a local juvenile delinquent whom is the main suspect in the killings. But unknown to everyone, the real killer is the schizoid Tony whom blames the police for his death of his father whom was a policeman and was sent to prison on a trumped-up murder charge and then killed by the dirty cops during a prison riot.

star 8.75
4 votes
Ill Wind

#2 - Ill Wind

The Fugitive Season 3 - Episode 24

Gerard tracks Kimble to a migrant community in South Texas where he finally captures the fugitive who attempts to flee by train. But a violent hurricane strikes the area and forces them to seek shelter in a fragile barn where most of the farm workers are gathered. But when Gerard is badly injured when the roof collapses on him, Kimble, to the astonishment of the workers, actually helps try to save the lieutenant by helping transport him to another building where the fugitive pleads for a blood doner to save Gerard's life whom has weakened by the loss of blood.

star 8.50
8 votes
The Odd Man Affair

#3 - The Odd Man Affair

The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Season 1 - Episode 29

Retired U.N.C.L.E. agent Albert Sully (Martin Balsam) is brought back to impersonate a crime syndicate leader, and insists on leaving Solo and Illya behind and running the operation himself. He reunites with wartime fellow agent and old flame Bryn Watson (Barbara Shelly) and tracks down a secret crime conference, with the exasperated Solo and Illya trying to keep him from being killed in the process.

star 8.40
5 votes
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The Alexander the Greater Affair (2)

#4 - The Alexander the Greater Affair (2)

The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Season 2 - Episode 2

Alexander (Rip Torn) a megalomaniac industrialist, plans to conquer the world like his namesake, Alexander the Great by breaking each of the ten commandments along the way. he has his henchman Parvix (David Sheiner) steal the army's ""will gas"" to help him do so, and Solo investigates. Solo encounters Tracey Alexander (Dorothy Provine), Alexander's ex-wife, who wants to tag along with Solo to get the money Alexander owes her. The trail leads Solo, Illya, and Tracey to a posh party at Alexander's, where Solo defeats him in a human chess game; to a tomb, where Alexander and his aide Dr. Kavon (David Opatoshu) leave Solo tied under a descending scimitar while Illya and Tracey are hanging over a bottomless pit with a candle burning their rope; To Alexander's farm in Virginia, where Illya is nearly cut in two by various farm implements.

star 8.25
8 votes
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The Never-Never Affair

#5 - The Never-Never Affair

The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Season 1 - Episode 25

U.N.C.L.E. Portuguese translator Mandy Stevenson (Barbara Feldon) hungers for more excitement, so Solo sends her on a fake mission to get Waverly's tobacco not realizing she has taken an important microfilm that THRUSH is after. Solo, Illya and THRUSH pursue her through the streets of Manhattan, and eventually she and Solo are captured by the THRUSH leader, Victor Gervais (Cesar Romero), and Solo has to use his skills as a marksman to escape.

star 8.17
6 votes
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The Project Strigas Affair

#6 - The Project Strigas Affair

The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Season 1 - Episode 9

Solo and Illya devise a clever scheme to discredit a Balkan intelligence chief (Werner Klemperer) with a bogus secret gas. With the help of a bankrupt exterminator (William Shatner) and his wife, Illya poses as a fellow countryman and exploits the paranoia of the chief and his bumbling assistant (Leonard Nimoy).

star 7.92
36 votes
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The Cheating Game

#7 - The Cheating Game

Bonanza Season 5 - Episode 19

In this sequel to "The Waiting Game", Laura resents Adam's advice on how she ought to be running her ranch. A newcomer, Ward Bannister, comes to her aid, but is actually part of a scheme to steal her ranch.

star 7.67
6 votes
The Corbomite Maneuver

#8 - The Corbomite Maneuver

Star Trek Season 1 - Episode 10

The Enterprise encounters a vast alien ship that sets out to test them.

star 7.53
470 votes
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The Moonglow Affair

#9 - The Moonglow Affair

The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Season 2 - Episode 23

While investigating a THRUSH plot to sabotage space shots, Solo and Illya are incapacitated by a quartzite radiation projector. Waverly assigns new trainee April Dancer along with over the age of retirement agent Mark Slateto find the antidote and destroy the plan. April infiltrates the cosmetics company of THRUSH agent Arthur Caresse as a model, but she is uncovered by Caresse's sister Jean.

star 7.50
6 votes
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The Alexander the Greater Affair (1)

#10 - The Alexander the Greater Affair (1)

The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Season 2 - Episode 1

Alexander (Rip Torn) a megalomaniac industrialist, plans to conquer the world like his namesake, Alexander the Great by breaking each of the ten commandments along the way. he has his henchman Parvix (David Sheiner) steal the army's ""will gas"" to help him do so, and Solo investigates. Solo encounters Tracey Alexander (Dorothy Provine), Alexander's ex-wife, who wants to tag along with Solo to get the money Alexander owes her. The trail leads Solo, Illya, and Tracey to a posh party at Alexander's, where Solo defeats him in a human chess game; to a tomb, where Alexander and his aide Dr. Kavon (David Opatoshu) leave Solo tied under a descending scimitar while Illya and Tracey are hanging over a bottomless pit with a candle burning their rope; To Alexander's farm in Virginia, where Illya is nearly cut in two by various farm implements.

star 7.36
11 votes
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The Cherry Blossom Affair

#11 - The Cherry Blossom Affair

The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Season 2 - Episode 10

THRUSH eastern in Japan acquires a volcano-activating device, and Solo and Illya, along with Cricket Okasada, a film student, infiltrate a toy store and a karate school to find it. THRUSH leader Mr. Kutuzov oversees local THRUSH head Harada in the operation, and Solo finds himself fighting for his life against a life size sword wielding puppet.

star 7.25
4 votes
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The Ultimate Computer Affair

#12 - The Ultimate Computer Affair

The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Season 2 - Episode 3

Illya Kuryakin infiltrates a South American prison camp where Thrush are storing the 'Ultimate Computer'.

star 7.23
13 votes
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The Concrete Overcoat Affair (1)

#13 - The Concrete Overcoat Affair (1)

The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Season 3 - Episode 11

While in Italy investigating a THRUSH plan to divert the Gulf Stream with heavy water, Solo finds himself eluding THRUSH guards, and ends up hiding under the bed of Pia Monteri. Solo escapes a shotgun wedding, the family feels Pia's honor has been compromised, and the girl's American uncles retired Prohibition-era gangsters ""Fingers"" Stilletto, Enzo ""Pretty"" Stilletto, and Federico ""Feet"" Stilletto are called. At the island headquarters of Louis Strago, Illya is tortured by Strago's sadistic female assistant, Miss Diketon. Solo joins forces with the Stilletto brothers to try and rescue him.

star 7.00
2 votes
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The Concrete Overcoat Affair (2)

#14 - The Concrete Overcoat Affair (2)

The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Season 3 - Episode 12

While in Italy investigating a THRUSH plan to divert the Gulf Stream with heavy water, Solo finds himself eluding THRUSH guards, and ends up hiding under the bed of Pia Monteri. Solo escapes a shotgun wedding, the family feels Pia's honor has been compromised, and the girl's American uncles retired Prohibition-era gangsters ""Fingers"" Stilletto, Enzo ""Pretty"" Stilletto, and Federico ""Feet"" Stilletto are called. At the island headquarters of Louis Strago, Illya is tortured by Strago's sadistic female assistant, Miss Diketon. Solo joins forces with the Stilletto brothers to try and rescue him.

star 7.00
2 votes
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The King of Diamonds Affair

#15 - The King of Diamonds Affair

The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Season 2 - Episode 25

Solo and Illya discover that the world diamond market is being affected by a gang of English criminals headed by Blodgett, who smuggle diamonds inside pudding sold unwittingly by Victoria Poque. They enlist the aid of a master diamond thief, Rafael Delgado. Solo and Victoria end up in Brazil, with Solo tied to the front of a cannon and about to be executed.

star 6.80
5 votes
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