The Best Episodes Directed by Lamont Johnson
#1 - Silver Convoy
Have Gun, Will Travel Season 1 - Episode 37
Paladin is hired to find James Becker. He trails him to Monterey and discovers he has been arrested and is sentenced to work in a silver mine. Paladin finds that Becker has died in a cave-in or so he is told. The owner of the mine hires Paladin to guard a silver convoy, but first Paladin wants to find out a little more about the mine.
#2 - The Five Books of Owen Deaver
Have Gun, Will Travel Season 1 - Episode 32
Paladin comes to the aid of a young sheriff from the East whose attempts to keep law and order are particularly unsuitable for a cowboy town in Wyoming.
#3 - Gun Shy
Have Gun, Will Travel Season 1 - Episode 29
Trying to locate the thieves who stole a jade chess set, Paladin ends up in a small Montana town where he becomes involved in a romance with a landlady's daughter.
#4 - Young Gun
Have Gun, Will Travel Season 2 - Episode 9
An ex-gunfighter, Roy Calvert, blames the people of Benedict for his wife's death. The town is in the middle of a bad drought and Calvert and his son are blocking the only access to water in the area. Calvert has trained his son to be a gunfighter and Paladin has to face them both.
#9 - The Chase
Have Gun, Will Travel Season 2 - Episode 29
Paul Martin is a bank clerk accused of robbing the bank and killing a deputy. His wife hires Paladin to find her husband before the posse does.
#10 - The Teacher
Have Gun, Will Travel Season 1 - Episode 27
Paladin defends a schoolmistress who's being theatened for teaching about war crimes that took place during the Civil War.
#11 - Heritage of Anger
Have Gun, Will Travel Season 2 - Episode 37
Paladin is hired to protect the Avery family from Manuel Garcia. Garicia is a Mexican bandit who seems to have taken a special interest in their son.
#12 - A Sense of Justice
Have Gun, Will Travel Season 2 - Episode 8
The sheriff of a small town needs help to prevent the lynching of simple-minded Andy Dawes. The townspeople are sure he is a murderer. Paladin offers to help
#15 - Passage on the Lady Anne
The Twilight Zone Season 4 - Episode 17
To save their marriage, a couple book a cruise on a ship whose other passengers are elderly.
#16 - One More Pallbearer
The Twilight Zone Season 3 - Episode 17
Paul Radin has invited three people to join him in his bomb shelter.
#17 - Four O'Clock
The Twilight Zone Season 3 - Episode 29
Oliver Crangle is a bitter, prejudiced man. Through unknown means he intends to shrink every evil person in the world at four o'clock. When four o'clock comes around, it is he who shrinks.
#18 - Hocus Pocus and Frisby
The Twilight Zone Season 3 - Episode 30
A loud-mouthed braggart's boasts attract the attention of some aliens.
#19 - The Silver Queen
Have Gun, Will Travel Season 1 - Episode 33
Lonely Leadhead Kane dies and leaves his half of a mine to an actress. Kane's partner wants to challenge the will. Someone wants to make sure Paladin never gets the woman to the courtroom.
#20 - Help for the Lovelorn
Felicity Season 2 - Episode 11
In a special black and white episode patterned after The Twilight Zone, a mysterious customer offers Felicity advice on how to ease her constant heartache. Felicity visits a clinic, where she soon learns that the doctors use horrific methods to mend a broken heart. Felicity and her friends end up trapped in a small, bare room from which there is no escape. The contents of Meghan's box are revealed (for the purpose of this episode only).