The Best Episodes Directed by Lawrence Dobkin
#1 - The Reformer
Cannon Season 5 - Episode 17
Frank Cannon takes up the case when it appears that the head of a newspaper is being framed for the murder of a prostitute.
#3 - Act of Duty
The Streets of San Francisco Season 1 - Episode 16
Roommate (played by Brenda Vaccaro) of a slain police officer agrees to be bait in a rape investigation. After Mike Stone kicks her off the case, she continues on her own, hurtling headlong into peril.
#4 - Mother and Son
Dynasty Season 2 - Episode 17
Fallon and Jeff's baby has a surgery and things are looking better. Jeff discovers Claudia's ""leak"" to Cecil. Matthew and Lindsay disappears without trace in the jungle. Blake finds out about all the ""father"" trouble. Alexis blackmails the groundsman to tell Krystle he was wrong about Alexis shooting the horse, though Krystle won't believe him. Fallon and Jeff argues about custody of their child.
#6 - The Pal-Mir Escort
The Six Million Dollar Man Season 2 - Episode 4
When the Prime Minister of a small country has a heart attack while negotiating peace amongst it's surrounding neighbors, she is selected to received the first bionic heart. Steve is assigned to protect her while she is transported to the secret hospital where the procedure will take place.
#7 - Helpful
Emergency! Season 2 - Episode 12
Roy has an argument with his wife and Johnny tries to help. The firemen rescue a man from precarious auto wreck. A brilliant doctor's erratic behavior causes concern at the hospital. Doctors diagnose a woman's heart condition. Paramedics rescue a dog from a roof and two children lost in a rapidly flooding storm drain.
#8 - The Late Baby
Adam-12 Season 5 - Episode 2
Malloy goes on a date with Officer Wells' niece, and Malloy learns just how over-protective her uncle is. Patrol calls include a prowler in a heavily wooded neighborhood, a flower vendor with a stack of unpaid tickets, check on a suspicious gardener, and a high-speed pursuit with a green Corvette leads to an unexpected ending.
#9 - A Trout in the Milk
The Streets of San Francisco Season 1 - Episode 14
Stone and Keller suspect that an artist's fatal fall from his studio window was not an accident.
#10 - Valley of the Damned
Cannon Season 3 - Episode 14
Airport drug smugglers frame a worker for murder.
#11 - The Victim
Cannon Season 5 - Episode 5
Cannon is hired to find a popular recording artist who he believes is being held against her will. But when he finally finds her he begins to understand that there is a much more sinister reason for her being kept from the outside world.
#13 - Nobody Loses All the Time
The Fugitive Season 4 - Episode 10
After Kimble spots Fred Johnson at the scene of a fire, he gives chase-but stops to help a woman who has been hit by a vehicle. After Kimble helps her get to a hospital, he discovers that she is Johnson's girlfriend. Meanwhile, Johnson has contacted her and told her to contact the police. Eventually, Gerard arrives at the hospital, as a result of a tipoff, and tries to lay a trap for Kimble.
#14 - Family Portrait
The Munsters Season 1 - Episode 13
The Munsters have been chosen by Event Magazine as the average American family. Grandpa is insulted by being labeled ""average."" He disappears, jeopardizing the family's photo opportunity and the large amount of prize money that came with it. When a journalist and photographer arrive at the Munster home, Herman and Lily think they are burglars.
#15 - Munster Masquerade
The Munsters Season 1 - Episode 1
Marilyn's boyfriend invites Marilyn and her family to a masquerade party. Marilyn goes as Priscilla her boyfriend as John Alden. Lily is Little Bo Peep, Grandpa is Napoleon, and Herman is King Arthur dressed in armor. Marilyn's boyfriend's father (Dressed As Frankenstein) is insulted when Herman compliments him for not wearing a costume :). At the end of the night Herman with a prize for wearing a Frankenstein costume under his suit of armor. Lily and Grandpa feel insulted because that is Herman's real face! However, Herman doesn't realize that he is being insulted.
#17 - Autumn Croakus
The Munsters Season 1 - Episode 10
Grandpa is feeling lonely and depressed so he contacts a matrimonial agency to find a mate. The agency sends over a nice looking elderly woman who find Grandpa to be delightful. She turns out to be the Black Widow: she makes her living by marrying her suitors, getting them to sign a life insurance policy naming her as beneficiary, and then murdering them.
#18 - The Wedding
The Waltons Season 5 - Episode 7
Mary Ellen surprises her parents saying that she and Dr. David Spencer are getting married. At the same time the family makes preparations, Dr. Curt Willard arrives and complicates matters.
#19 - The Quilting
The Waltons Season 4 - Episode 21
A quilting is to announce that a woman is of marrying age. Grandma is determined to have one for her granddaughter Mary Ellen who is just as determined not to participate in what she considers an insulting custom.
#20 - The First Edition
The Waltons Season 5 - Episode 1
The first edition of The Blue Ridge Chronicle is published by John-Boy. He publishes a story about Ben and it makes his mother mad.
#21 - Gilligan Meets Jungle Boy
Gilligan's Island Season 1 - Episode 19
Gilligan discovers a jungle boy living on the island. He shows them a hole in the ground that causes objects to float, and the professor theorizes that it is expelling either helium or hydrogen. He immediately sets to work building a large balloon, with the hopes of carrying one of them back to civilization.
#22 - The Go-Getter
The Waltons Season 5 - Episode 23
A hot headed Ben has a falling out with John and Ben takes a job as a used car salesman . Ben seems a natural until the family questions some of his sales techniques.
#23 - Black Market Baby
Dallas Season 2 - Episode 5
Sue Ellen is fearful Pam will produce the next Ewing heir before her. Sue Ellen is desperate, and decides to adopt. When she encounters obstacles, she decides a quicker method is required, and goes to extremes with a 'black market' baby. This deal is going to cost Sue Ellen cash, and decides she should meet the mother. Sue Ellen forms a maternal relationship with Rita Briggs, the mother of the unborn child.
#24 - Knock Wood, Here Comes Charlie
The Munsters Season 1 - Episode 9
Herman has a twin brother Charlie who is a con-artist. He comes to town and ends up stays at the Munster home, which doesn't make Herman too happy. Charlie claims to have made an invention that takes uranium from seawater, he's looking for an investor. Herman thinks that the whole thing is a scheme to get a Lily's $5000 inheritance, he ends up being right.
#25 - The Ferris Wheel
The Waltons Season 5 - Episode 14
Elizabeth has nightmares of an unknown experience of being stuck on the very top of a ferris wheel. Ben starts to seriously worry about his height.
#29 - The Moonshiner
The Waltons Season 7 - Episode 3
Boone Walton comes back to Walton's mountain and gets in trouble with the law. Boone gets released in Jason's custody. Daisy Garner also comes back to Walton's Mountain to visit. She and John-Boy never married.
#30 - Weird Wednesday
Emergency! Season 1 - Episode 8
John is convinced that weird things will happen on their shift: a parachutist lands in a tree, an obese man collapses while jogging, an 80-year old woman breaks her ankle while dancing, a man can't stop the hiccups, a boy tries to cryogenically freeze himself, an golfer is bitten by a snake, a prostitute brings in a customer suffering from chest pains, and John is injured during the rescue of a drunk driver.
#31 - Mascot
Emergency! Season 1 - Episode 1
A woman who was injured in her car accident is worried about her dog, yet John makes an agreement with Dixie and Roy, to take care of the dog, which complicates his life. At the hospital, Doctors treat a girl who has breathing problems and a man who shows up drunk. Dixie tells both the orderly and security to find a young lady, who's a close friend. Once found, she also talks to the close friend, whose man is a diabetic. At a party, when a man is experiencing chest pains, his guests thinks he's kidding. The paramedics rescue an injured hunter.
#32 - Look-Alikes / The Winemaker
Fantasy Island Season 3 - Episode 14
In "Look-Alikes" A salesman wants to trade places with someone who looks like him and leads a more exciting life. In "The Winemaker" A nun submits her wine for her financially pressed church and townspeople, hoping that first prize will be enough to keep the people and abbey afloat.
#33 - The Night of the Amnesiac
The Wild Wild West Season 3 - Episode 22
Jim is guarding a stage coach carrying the western states entire supply of smallpox vaccine when it's attacked and the drug stolen. While West, injured in the attack, struggles with amnesia, Artemus tries to find both his friend and the drug before a full-scale epidemic hits.
#34 - Dealer's Wild
Emergency! Season 1 - Episode 5
John keeps losing at cards and being stuck with doing the dishes at the station, so he creates his own card game. Roy talks down a boy in a plane after the pilot (his father) has a heart attack. The paramedics respond to an attempted suicide, an overturned truck and a teenage overdose victim.
#35 - Kidnapped
Dallas Season 2 - Episode 13
Kidnappers going after J.R Ewing, end up taking Bobby instead. The kidnappers want to use Cliff Barnes as the go between, but J.R cannot stay out of it. J.R overhears Cliff setting up a time to do the switch and he and Ray try to save Bobby.
#36 - Charlie X
Star Trek Season 1 - Episode 2
Stardate 1533.6: The Enterprise picks up Charlie Evans, a young man who is the sole survivor of a transport crash. Little do they know he possesses extraordinary mental powers which will come to pose a threat to the ship and its crew.
#37 - The Exhibit A Raid
The Rat Patrol Season 1 - Episode 22
Troy and Hitchcock capture Col Beckmann, an infamous Nazi POW camp commander. Beckmann denies that he is the man. In a fight Troy is knocked out and Hitch is wounded. Using Troy's gun, Beckmann kills the other German taken at the same time he was and then he exchanges dog tags with him--the places the gun in Troy's hand. Troy is thus accused of the murder. Moffitt and Tully do not arrive until after the deed is done. To prove to a court-martial board that Beckmann is Beckmann, the other Patrolers must break into a German HQ--at considerable risk to their own lives.
#38 - The Stripper / The Boxer
Fantasy Island Season 2 - Episode 17
In "The Stripper" a rich Daddy's girl decides to become a Burlesque dancer using the name Lulu LaVerne, much to her father's dismay. In "The Boxer" Billy Blake who has a short time to live decides to have one last bout.
#40 - The Seashore
The Waltons Season 6 - Episode 5
The Waltons have an encounter with a strange English girl while on a small vacation at the Baldwin sister's beach cottage. Ben stays home alone expecting to live the life of a carefree bachelor.
#41 - The Miracle Man
Hawaii Five-O Season 11 - Episode 11
When a preacher is attacked by a man convinced that he is responsible for his wife's death, Five-O investigate more closely and discover some less than godly motives.
#43 - The Handy Man / Tattoo's Romance
Fantasy Island Season 3 - Episode 8
In "The Handy Man" Holly Ryan is a small-time bookie who has to testify against gangster Spider Sloat who is out to kill him. His santuary ends up being a Christian Orphanage. In "Tattoo's Romance" a pushy aunt who is trying to get her niece a singing career exploits Tattoo who is enamoured of the niece.
#44 - Moving Target
Cannon Season 2 - Episode 17
The co-author of an industrialist's unauthorized biography is murdered.
#46 - Jealous Man
The Rifleman Season 4 - Episode 26
A retired lawman's irrational jealousy threatens not only to destroy his marriage, but also to make him an easy target for someone who wants him dead.
#47 - Flight from San Miguel
The Big Valley Season 4 - Episode 25
A woman asks Heath to convince her rebel Mexican husband to leave Mexico
#48 - Man from Salinas
The Rifleman Season 4 - Episode 20
Banker Hamilton is closing up for the day when Rudy Gray persuades him to stay open for one more transaction a withdrawal at gunpoint.
#49 - The Executioner
The Rifleman Season 4 - Episode 32
A former friend of Lucas' is released from prison and asks him for a job.
#50 - Tinhorn
The Rifleman Season 4 - Episode 24
Mark is shocked when he discovers that his father is a poker player.
#51 - Opie's Job
The Andy Griffith Show Season 6 - Episode 1
Opie and another boy compete for a job at the Grocery store.
#52 - Fall Guy
Cannon Season 5 - Episode 9
Cannon investigates on the behalf of a oil executive who claims he is being framed for fraud and embezzlement. But he runs into heavy resistance in his investigation from the corporations domineering female president.