The Best Episodes Directed by Leo Penn

Any Portrait in a Storm

#1 - Any Portrait in a Storm

St. Elsewhere Season 3 - Episode 18

A violent storm brings down a news helicopter; Dean takes off for Florida, leaving Maddy alone to face the future; Myra gives birth to a son, Peter; Hufnagel haggles over her latest bill; Rosenthal struggles with life in the ER; the phone repairman is electrocuted; Dr. Auschlander, angry about his portrait, cancels the dedication ceremony; and Martin returns to medical practice.

star 9.49
35 votes
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The Getaway

#2 - The Getaway

Matlock Season 9 - Episode 10

Matlock defends an ex-con accused of robbing the same bank he knocked off years earlier. But the young witness who can clear the ex-con's name demands a favor from Ben before he will tell the truth.

star 9.00
2 votes
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The Way You Look Tonight

#3 - The Way You Look Tonight

Jake and the Fatman Season 3 - Episode 4

A young lady is acquitted for killing her mother, and wants to hire Jake privately to find the killer. Jake turns it down because he's on his way to a vacation, but then McCabe refuses to let him take any days off. So Jake quits his job and takes the assignment.

star 9.00
3 votes
The Wedding March

#4 - The Wedding March

Cannon Season 5 - Episode 11

Cannon and a female vice squad officer who's on leave after being viciously beaten while undercover posing as a prostitute go after this same man who has previously beaten prostitutes to death while playing the music "The Wedding March".

star 9.00
1 votes
The Heist (2)

#5 - The Heist (2)

Matlock Season 9 - Episode 16

star 8.88
4 votes
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Therapy in Dynamite

#6 - Therapy in Dynamite

Kojak Season 1 - Episode 21

A psychopathic bomber (Steven Keats) targets people who hurt his friends.

star 8.88
8 votes
The Heist (1)

#7 - The Heist (1)

Matlock Season 9 - Episode 15

While at the beach to cheer on Cliff in a triathlon, Ben runs into an old friend and retired FBI agent who's handling unfinished business. VVhen the Fed is accused of murder, Matlock defends him.

star 8.73
6 votes
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Blindfold

#8 - Blindfold

Starsky & Hutch Season 4 - Episode 3

Responding to a jewellery store robbery, Starsky is distraught when he accidentally shoots an art student caught in the cross-fire, costing the girl her sight. Guilt-stricken, he forcefully strikes up friendship with the blinded young woman, without confessing that he's the law officer that caused her to loose her vision. But their subsequent relationship soon proves to be very dangerous, as someone seems determined to keep him away from her, and Hutch comes to question just how much of a chance by-stander she really was in the incident...

star 8.71
6 votes
Ninety Pounds of Trouble

#9 - Ninety Pounds of Trouble

Starsky & Hutch Season 4 - Episode 16

When a contract is put out to kill a top union official, Starsky and Hutch go undercover as hit men to protect him. But while Hutch rehearses his performance as a trigger man, Starsky is plagued by a young admirer who may compromise his cover.

star 8.50
2 votes
I May Be Wrong

#10 - I May Be Wrong

Jake and the Fatman Season 4 - Episode 13

A South African diplomat is killed by a car bomb with the mark of an extreme South African racist group know as ""the Order of Blood"" near by. South Africa sends a black cop to LA who immediately goes after Vanessa Kruger, the leader of a group allied with the Order.

star 8.50
2 votes
No Exchange on Damaged Merchandise

#11 - No Exchange on Damaged Merchandise

I Spy Season 1 - Episode 9

A prisoner exchange requires a search for a double agent.

star 8.50
2 votes
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Heal Thyself

#12 - Heal Thyself

Magnum, P.I. Season 3 - Episode 12

When Karen Harmon, a nurse whom Magnum knew in Vietnam whom was once traumatised when a wounded soldier she was treating was killed in a bombing, and is now a doctor, is accused of the murder of three patients in her care, he is determined to help her clear her name. All but one of the entire hospital board believe her to be guilty, and when his offer of help is rejected by Karen and her now husband, Thomas feels compelled to look into the case anyway. A hounding reporter determined for a story does not help the issue; and the whole matter only serves to trigger off delayed stress syndrome for Karen from that fateful bombing in 'Nam...

star 8.48
170 votes
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The Dare

#13 - The Dare

Matlock Season 9 - Episode 4

To prove that Matlock could not solve the perfect murder, a demented millionaire (Terry O'Quinn) kills Ben's friend and challenges Ben to solve the crime.

star 8.44
6 votes
The Game

#14 - The Game

Starsky & Hutch Season 4 - Episode 2

When they blow the capture of a wanted felon, Starsky and Hutch each blame the other, and lay down a bet to see whether or not Hutch can successfully elude Starsky for a whole weekend. But the exercise in hide-and-seek becomes more than just a game when Starsky realises that Hutch has unknowingly eaten contaminated soup, and could die from the potentially lethal botulism poisoning. It's a race against time as Starsky struggles to locate Hutch to warn him, but Hutch, unawares to the poisoning, assumes it's all part of Starsky's attempts to draw him out, and dons a number of disguises in order to stay one step ahead...

star 8.38
6 votes
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Press Pass to the Slammer

#15 - Press Pass to the Slammer

Cannon Season 2 - Episode 23

A columnist faces contempt charges; Cannon takes the case.

star 8.33
3 votes
Cry for the Kids

#16 - Cry for the Kids

Kojak Season 5 - Episode 4

A teenager accidentally kills a gangster's hired hand while robbing him, only to have a rival gangster hire him to take out the competition in order to control the neighborhood in which he doesn't own.

star 8.25
4 votes
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Torah, Torah, Torah

#17 - Torah, Torah, Torah

Magnum, P.I. Season 5 - Episode 21

Higgins asks Magnum to collect an old friend, Asher Solomon, from the airport – who Magnum finds is a Rabbi, arriving in Hawaii with a sacred Torah that was recently returned by the Antiquities Department of Taiwan. But on the journey back to the Estate, they are ambushed and the valuable Torah is grabbed from the Rabbi. As Magnum helps the Rabbi try to recover the sacred artefact, their search leads them to a ring of smugglers...

star 8.20
90 votes
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The Big Payoff

#18 - The Big Payoff

Matlock Season 6 - Episode 16

Michelle helps an insurance investigator prove that a man killed his wealthy wife to collect on the insurance money.

star 8.15
21 votes
A Cup of Kindness

#19 - A Cup of Kindness

I Spy Season 1 - Episode 2

One of their own has joined the adverse party, so Scott & Robinson are sent to Hong Kong after him.

star 8.13
8 votes
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On a Bed of Harts

#20 - On a Bed of Harts

Hart to Hart Season 4 - Episode 1

Jonathan purchases their Honeymoom bed, but the wrong bed is delivered. In their search for the ""real"" bed, the Harts become entangled in an international art smuggling scheme through San Francisco and the Napa Valley.

star 8.11
8 votes
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The Queen of Hearts is Wild

#21 - The Queen of Hearts is Wild

Kojak Season 5 - Episode 1

The girlfriend of a local gangster who hates Kojak is the only witness in the murder of a police officer.

star 8.10
10 votes
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Stakeout

#22 - Stakeout

Cannon Season 2 - Episode 5

A girl wounded during a bar robbery denies knowing the shooter even though she was his date.

star 8.02
60 votes
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Thou Shalt Not Steele

#23 - Thou Shalt Not Steele

Remington Steele Season 1 - Episode 5

A woman from Steele's past asks him to help her steal a valuable painting that Laura has already agreed to protect.

star 8.02
121 votes
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The One That Got Away

#24 - The One That Got Away

The Fugitive Season 4 - Episode 17

Ralph Schuyler is a government agent who goes undercover as a boat captain to spy on Felice Greer, the wife of an international embezzler hiding out in Mexico and she's presumably coming down to him with the stolen money. Kimble happens to be on the boat too as a hired deck hand. When Ralph learns that Kimble's identity is false, he takes Kimble's fingerprints and after an 'emergency' landing, the agent leaves the fingerprints with a local Mexican shopkeeper and notifies the authorities of Felice's whereabouts. But when Ralph is badly burned in a engine room fire, Kimble tries to save him and takes over the boat's steering to safely make it to their destination. But when Kimble intercepts a cable with the incriminating report on his fingerprints, Kimble is torn between fleeing or staying to help Ralph, while Kimble also discovers that Felice's husband is up to no good concerning the stolen money.

star 8.00
2 votes
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Citizen Trundel (1)

#25 - Citizen Trundel (1)

In the Heat of the Night Season 3 - Episode 21

Harriet's sister is murdered on the orders of the wealthy white man who fathered her child.

star 8.00
8 votes
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The Melted Man

#26 - The Melted Man

Cannon Season 5 - Episode 10

Cannon unravels a murder plot that was made to look like it involved the Chinese Tongs gang. But the intended victim turns the tables on the real man behind the plot and try's eliminate Cannon in the process.

star 8.00
0 votes
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To Still the Voice

#27 - To Still the Voice

Cannon Season 5 - Episode 13

Cannon investigates the possibility that there is a conspiracy behind the assassination of a black female politician.

star 8.00
1 votes
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Dragon's Teeth

#28 - Dragon's Teeth

I Spy Season 1 - Episode 5

A murder happens in front of them, and Robinson & Scott must investigate a mysterious organization.

star 8.00
3 votes
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Max in Love

#29 - Max in Love

Hart to Hart Season 1 - Episode 8

The Hart home is stripped of everything. It looks like an inside job and all clues point to Max's new love. When Max is framed for murder, the Harts intervene.

star 8.00
11 votes
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This Island isn't Big Enough

#30 - This Island isn't Big Enough

Magnum, P.I. Season 6 - Episode 16

When Rick's boat returns from a cruise deserted, Magnum searches for the answers to what has happened to his friend and the passengers on-board, who are all presumed dead. His hunt is somewhat hampered by the separate investigation of a law officer who models himself on John Wayne, but as they both try to get to the bottom of the strange disappearance of the boat's passengers, they stumble upon a plot involving mobsters and two million dollars in counterfeit money...

star 7.90
122 votes
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The Power of Life and Death

#31 - The Power of Life and Death

Bonanza Season 12 - Episode 5

A man called Davis has shot Colonel Clayton and escapes on horseback. Joe and Ben join the posse that sets out to find Davis. Ben and Joe volunteer to cross the desert. Ben and Joe find Davis hold up at a water hole, when Indians attack and Ben is wounded in the leg, and steal the horses. Joe unties Davis, who tends to a wounded Ben, who is suspicious that Davis will try to escape. After playing a game of cat and mouse, Ben and Davis come to an agreement: survival. Joe makes the decision to cross the desert on foot, while Ben and Davis are at the water hole, both men in need of medical help and justice.

star 7.90
7 votes
The Competition

#32 - The Competition

Matlock Season 7 - Episode 18

Matlock refuses to believe that a young piano player committed suicide, nor does the father of the girl who hires Matlock to find out what really happened.

star 7.86
6 votes
Outlaw Champion

#33 - Outlaw Champion

Hardcastle and McCormick Season 2 - Episode 1

Hardcastle and McCormick must help protect a famous race car driver who is in danger of losing his claim to fame as well as his life.

star 7.86
7 votes
The Picture (2)

#34 - The Picture (2)

Matlock Season 6 - Episode 13

Matlock successfully defends his cousin on charges of murder, but when it's all said and done, he still can't stand the woman.

star 7.85
12 votes
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The Picture (1)

#35 - The Picture (1)

Matlock Season 6 - Episode 12

After much persuasion, Matlock agrees to help his disagreeable cousin locate her erstwhile husband, using a doctored photograph to help find him.

star 7.84
18 votes
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Anyone for Murder?

#36 - Anyone for Murder?

The Alfred Hitchcock Hour Season 2 - Episode 20

James Parkerson is a psychology professor who places an ad in the newspaper offering advice on how to murder one's spouse. He gets a response from the police, but manages to convince them that he is merely gathering research for an experiment. Later, he is contacted by a man named Robert Johnson who is searching for a way to kill his lover's husband. From Johnson's description of his lover and her husband, Parkerson realizes that Johnson is talking about his wife Doris and himself. Johnson is planning to kill him, but doesn't seem to realize that his target and the man on the phone are one and the same. Parkerson hires a hitman named Bingham to kill Johnson. Unfortunately, Johnson kills the hitman. Johnson realizes that Parkerson knows about him so he contacts Doris. He tells her that they should kill Parkerson and then make it look like the hitman did it. Unfortunately, Doris still loves her husband and has no plans to kill him. She only began her affair because of her husband's lack

star 7.83
12 votes
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The Dame

#37 - The Dame

Matlock Season 6 - Episode 6

While dining with Julie, a chance meeting with a woman causes Ben to relate the story of his investigation, many years earlier, of a widow that Ben's father (played by Andy Griffith) believes may have been involved with the death of his friend - her husband.

star 7.81
21 votes
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Money Crop

#38 - Money Crop

Little House on the Prairie Season 1 - Episode 21

A college-educated farmer named Joe moves to Walnut Grove with his pregnant wife. He tells the Walnut Grove-area farmers of a new hybrid of corn that would produce good crops, to which the farmers are very enthused. They decide to buy some of this new seed. While on the way back to Walnut Grove with the seed, Joe gets into an accident, as the farmers wait for his return.

star 7.77
69 votes
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Any Old Port in a Storm

#39 - Any Old Port in a Storm

Columbo Season 3 - Episode 2

Wine producer Adrian Carsini discovers that his younger brother Enrico plans to sell the family vineyards to pay his playboy-life debts, and sets out to murder him. He locks him in a wine vault and turns off the air and conditioning, then drags the body out to the ocean and makes it look like Enrico died during a scuba-diving accident. Columbo is suspicious of the contradictions that show up in the autopsy, and soon realizes that Adrian is the murderer. The final clue is the wine that was spoiled when the vault's air conditioning was turned off. Only Adrian could tell the difference, so Columbo secretly gets him to sample the wine and declare it unfit. Once Adrian realizes his wines were ruined, he is forced to throw them over a cliff, as Columbo looks on. In the end, Columbo takes in a relieved Adrian, confessing that Carsini is one of the few killers he was reluctant to bring in.

star 7.77
409 votes
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Santa Claus is Dead

#40 - Santa Claus is Dead

St. Elsewhere Season 4 - Episode 11

Axelrod tries to keep Santa Claus alive after he collapses at a children's party; Ehrlich tries to brighten the holiday for his only obstetrical patient; Lizzie's boy friend finds the Westphalls' Christmas depressing; and Dr. Craig overindulges at his Christmas party.

star 7.75
4 votes
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The Crook

#41 - The Crook

Matlock Season 8 - Episode 16

A thief is accused of murdering the man who closed the book on his thefts.

star 7.71
7 votes
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So Long, Patrick Henry

#42 - So Long, Patrick Henry

I Spy Season 1 - Episode 1

A defector in old Hong Kong claims the attention of Robinson & Scott.

star 7.68
19 votes
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The Verdict

#43 - The Verdict

Matlock Season 9 - Episode 11

An assistant district attorney, who's new in town, is assigned a tricky first case: prosecuting a contractor and alleged killer who is also her ex-flame ... and who is now Matlock's client

star 7.67
3 votes
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Ma's Holiday

#44 - Ma's Holiday

Little House on the Prairie Season 1 - Episode 8

Charles and Caroline decide to go on a second honeymoon and leave Mr. Edwards in charge of the children. The honeymoon doesn't turn out very well because Caroline keeps worrying about the children. Back at home, Mr. Edwards has his hands full with Carrie.

star 7.66
172 votes
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The Strangler

#45 - The Strangler

Matlock Season 6 - Episode 3

Serial killer Jeffrey Speidel strangles his victims. When Matlock gets inovlved in the case, Speidel makes a point of turning Matlock into his next target...his goal is to ruin Matlock publicly before killing him.

star 7.64
25 votes
Down a Long and Lonely River

#46 - Down a Long and Lonely River

Kojak Season 1 - Episode 19

A young psychologist goes to Kojak for help after her finacee (Paul Michael Glaser) who is also on parole, attempts to settle an old score with the people who left him to take the fall for the entire crime in which sent him to prison.

star 7.63
8 votes
The Celebrity

#47 - The Celebrity

Matlock Season 5 - Episode 22

Ben defends a one time movie queen who is now a cosmetics mogul who is accused of murdering her ex-lover to prevent the publication of some revealing photos of her.

star 7.61
18 votes
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Road Kill

#48 - Road Kill

In the Heat of the Night Season 1 - Episode 3

The affair between the husband of a wealthy woman and her distant cousin leads to her murder. Virgil immediately suspects the pair.But he has a difficult time persuading Gillespie, who is a long time friend of the man and Bubba, who has been seeing the cousin.Bubba and Virgil clash again and Virgil is frustrated when the Chief rejects his theory about the crime.

star 7.59
44 votes
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The Secret (2)

#49 - The Secret (2)

Matlock Season 5 - Episode 8

Matlock sends Conrad to Chicago to collect the evidence that will prove his client is innocent.

star 7.56
14 votes
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The Voice of Tinker Jones

#50 - The Voice of Tinker Jones

Little House on the Prairie Season 1 - Episode 11

The town becomes divided when Mrs. Oleson offers to buy a bell for the church, but only if she can put up a plaque. The differences and arguing begin to affect the school children. A mute craftsman, Tinker Jones, steps in and with the help of the school children, is able to make a bell.

star 7.55
127 votes
The Secret (1)

#51 - The Secret (1)

Matlock Season 5 - Episode 7

When a gambler is accused of killing his bookie, Matlock agrees to take the case, believing that someone from the bookie's past is the guilty party.

star 7.55
18 votes
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Die Before They Wake

#52 - Die Before They Wake

Kojak Season 1 - Episode 14

A prostitute with a drug addiction (Tina Louise)holds the key to solving the murders of her roomate and a local TV reporter.

star 7.55
11 votes
The Lemon

#53 - The Lemon

Matlock Season 3 - Episode 1

When Matlock's new neighbor, Les 'Ace' Calhoun, is charged with murdering the used car salesman who sold him a lemon, Matlock takes the case to prove that more than one person had a motive, and that Les is not the guilty party.

star 7.54
64 votes
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The Don (2)

#54 - The Don (2)

Matlock Season 1 - Episode 7

Even though they've lost a key witness, Matlock keeps defending Nicholas Baron. Daniel tries to convince Matlock that his father just can't handle any stress due to his heart condition, but Nicholas continues to beg Matlock to clear his name. While Matlock investigates a suspect closer to home than Baron would want, Charlene blows her chance at a relationship with Paul when she can't separate the man from the legend.

star 7.52
99 votes
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You Made Me Kill You

#55 - You Made Me Kill You

Hart to Hart Season 1 - Episode 5

A deranged woman who works for Hart Industries has an obsession for Jonathan. She sees Jennifer as a threat to her fantasies of love and finds it essential to eliminate her.

star 7.51
43 votes
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The Dirty Detail

#56 - The Dirty Detail

Tales of the Unexpected Season 7 - Episode 1

Fred Pearson is a Vietnam war veteran, but he came out with a miserable service record, thanks to the bullying of Guedo, his sergeant, who constantly gave him dirty detail punishments and broke his nerve. Since discharge, Pearson hasn't been able to keep a job and feels the world is against him. Years on from Vietnam, and after an unsuccessful day of looking for work, Pearson goes to his favourite bar to drown his sorrows and finds Guedo boasting about his time in the army. Pearson sees a chance of revenge...

star 7.50
8 votes
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The Blues Singer

#57 - The Blues Singer

Matlock Season 3 - Episode 19

When legendary blues singer Eddie Haynes is charged with murder, Matlock agrees to defend a man he once idolized. Haynes swears that the young rock star he's accused of killing was going to write him a hit song, and Matlock soon realises that there is no shortage of people who wanted the charismatic young musician dead.

star 7.46
46 votes
Columbo Goes to the Guillotine

#58 - Columbo Goes to the Guillotine

Columbo Season 8 - Episode 1

Lt. Columbo delves into the world of magic, ESP and slight of hand as he investigates the death of a magician, and there appears to be a tie to a prodigal psychic supported by a government founded institute on parapsychology.

star 7.43
325 votes
The Fortune (1)

#59 - The Fortune (1)

Matlock Season 7 - Episode 10

The nephew of an eccentric millionaire is accused of murdering his uncle after they were seen arguing and Cliff is sent to work in the uncles' zoo in order to gather information to exonerate him. Meanwhile, Billy persuades Ben to defend him in court after he becomes involved in an investment scheme gone awry.

star 7.43
7 votes
The Heiress

#60 - The Heiress

Matlock Season 2 - Episode 24

As a young child, Allison Tate had discovered the bodies of her parents, apparently killed by an intruder. Shortly after her twenty-first birthday, she found the body of Marsha Gold, killed in a similar matter. When this thrust her back into the Linder Sanitarium in which she'd spent most of her life since her parents murdered, Bob Ranier (her father's former business partner, like an uncle to her) hires Matlock to prove that Allison is innocent of her murder. Matlock has an unlikely ally in Warren Kreitzer, an insurance attorney who is supposed to be on vacation, but will do whatever he can to protect Allison.

star 7.40
45 votes
There Were Giants in the Earth

#61 - There Were Giants in the Earth

Lost in Space Season 1 - Episode 4

The Robinsons discover strange forms of life where they have established a self-sustaining community.

star 7.36
109 votes
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The Madam

#62 - The Madam

Matlock Season 5 - Episode 4

A call girl blackmails her employer to stay on the payroll, and when one of them winds up dead, it's Matlock to the rescue.

star 7.36
27 votes
The Defendant

#63 - The Defendant

Matlock Season 8 - Episode 12

Leanne falls for Matlock's new client, a philanthropist accused of murdering his business partner.

star 7.33
6 votes
The Best Judge Money Can Buy

#64 - The Best Judge Money Can Buy

Kojak Season 2 - Episode 9

A judge (John Randolph) whose son was also a judge was murdered and his death was made to look like he had committed suicide. Now, his father must decide whether or not he should allow a murderer (Abe Vigoda) to walk, or risk letting information out that shows his son as a corrupt judge.

star 7.30
40 votes
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A Fine Day for Dying

#65 - A Fine Day for Dying

Mannix Season 8 - Episode 3

Out of a coma, back in the line of fire.

star 7.29
6 votes
An Eye for an Eye

#66 - An Eye for an Eye

In the Heat of the Night Season 5 - Episode 10

The father of a man Gerard prosecuted kidnaps the DA's daughter.

star 7.29
7 votes
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The Don (1)

#67 - The Don (1)

Matlock Season 1 - Episode 6

When Nicholas Baron, a well known mobster, is accused of murdering one of his rivals, he asks Ben Matlock to represent him. Ben initially refuses, but agrees to represent Baron despite threats on his own life. He soon meets the entire family, and realises that despite what Baron has always done for a living, at heart he's a worried father who wants to clear his name.

star 7.27
77 votes
Jaime's Mother

#68 - Jaime's Mother

The Bionic Woman Season 1 - Episode 8

Jaime's mother has supposedly returned from the dead for a last visit with Jaime in Ojai knowing that foreign agents are after her and that her visit endangers Jaime's life.

star 7.26
52 votes
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The Divorce

#69 - The Divorce

Matlock Season 7 - Episode 15

Duncan and Clara Farmington seemed to have the perfect marriage. Now they want to have the perfect divorce. What starts out as a simple division of property turns nasty as Leanne represents the wife and Ben the husband. At the same time, a scam artist tries to sue Matlock for millions after injuring himself on Matlock's property.

star 7.25
4 votes
The Naked and the Dead

#70 - The Naked and the Dead

St. Elsewhere Season 4 - Episode 4

Dr. Westphall tries to deal with his critical sister-in-law and a reluctant hospital board; Luther becomes Axelrod's personal trainer; Roxanne asks Chandler to her recital; Rosenthal worries over the threats of an assaulted teenager; Dr. Caldwell's questionable behavior continues at the hospital; and Dr. Craig proves to be of little help to his grieving wife.

star 7.25
4 votes
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The Enemy Within

#71 - The Enemy Within

Star Trek Season 1 - Episode 5

A transporter malfunction causes Captain Kirk to split into his "good" and "evil" selves, and a landing party will freeze to death if they don't merge the two back together.

star 7.24
1461 votes
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How to Murder Your Lawyer

#72 - How to Murder Your Lawyer

Diagnosis Murder Season 2 - Episode 19

After Steve's night school law teacher is nearly run down in the parking lot, he and a paralegal investigate shady dealings in their law firm.

star 7.21
42 votes
Slow Boat to Murder

#73 - Slow Boat to Murder

Hart to Hart Season 2 - Episode 11

Chief accountant of Hart Industries, Stanley Friesen, is set up to take a murder wrap after an evening on the town. In an attempt to clear him, the Harts retrace his steps and discover a gambling ring using the Nightlife as a cover.

star 7.17
5 votes
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The Conspirators

#74 - The Conspirators

Columbo Season 7 - Episode 5

An Irish poet, who fronts a peace organization while secretly running guns, kills an arms dealer who tries to swindle him.

star 7.16
309 votes
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The Con Man

#75 - The Con Man

Matlock Season 4 - Episode 8

After he's conned by a group of con men, Brian Davis is accused of murdering one of them. Matlock agrees to take on the case, and while Michelle tries to get close to one of the remaining con artists, Matlock tries to prove that a previous scheme is responsible for the current predicament.

star 7.16
45 votes
The Thoroughbred

#76 - The Thoroughbred

Matlock Season 3 - Episode 16

When the manager of a thoroughbred farm is murdered, her father begs Matlock to represent the mentally handicapped man accused of the crime.

star 7.14
42 votes
Number Eight

#77 - Number Eight

Tales of the Unexpected Season 7 - Episode 5

A smartly dressed driver on his own picks up a scruffy, wild-eyed hitch-hiker. As they drive off together, they hear warnings on the car radio of a dangerous serial killer on the run - the ""will-o-the-wisp"" murderer is said to be of slight build with fair hair... a description which clearly matches the hitch-hiker.

star 7.11
9 votes
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Sister Michael Wants You

#78 - Sister Michael Wants You

Diagnosis Murder Season 1 - Episode 19

Dr. Sloan goes undercover at a convent when mysterious circumstances surround a murder.

star 7.11
73 votes
The Cyborg

#79 - The Cyborg

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea Season 2 - Episode 4

Cybernetic genius Tabor Ulrich creates a perfect mechanical duplicate of Admiral Nelson. His plot: to make the crew of the Seaview think they are fighting World War Three. In doing so, the sub will launch nuclear missiles at the China, Russia and the USA. After the holocaust, Ulrich plans to take over and usher in "the age of the cyborg".

star 7.07
68 votes
Nine, Ten, You’re Dead

#80 - Nine, Ten, You’re Dead

Hawaii Five-O Season 4 - Episode 12

A mob boss seeks revenge on a former boxer who smashed the hand of a novice to prevent him from ending up ruining his life in the boxing ring.

star 7.00
3 votes
R&R -- &R

#81 - R&R -- &R

Hawaii Five-O Season 4 - Episode 24

A psychotic man named Ralston is killing the wives of members of his army unit, and Five-O, including Kono on his last case, must stop him before he commits any more crazed attacks.

star 7.00
2 votes
Stacey

#82 - Stacey

The Virginian Season 6 - Episode 23

Stacey breaks his arm and injures a nerve in his shoulder during an accident with a girl friend. When his recovery is questionable, she abandons him due to family induced emotional constraints, putting Stacey into a deeper depression.

star 7.00
3 votes
A Final Arrangement

#83 - A Final Arrangement

In the Heat of the Night Season 4 - Episode 10

Sweet is heartbroken when an elderly woman who befriended him is murdered in her bookstore.

star 7.00
8 votes
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The Iron Butterfly

#84 - The Iron Butterfly

Bonanza Season 13 - Episode 10

Hoss takes the blame when a visiting actress kills her former boyfriend. The ex-boyfriend's father, a senator, sets out to destroy the Cartwrights and the Ponderosa as retaliation, for the killing of his son.

star 7.00
6 votes
The Clown

#85 - The Clown

Matlock Season 4 - Episode 6

Matlock agrees to defend aging clown Homer Fleming after he's charged with the murder of his long-time partner, Simon. After asking Conrad to go undercover as a roustabout at the circus, Matlock starts to realise that everyone had a very good reason to hate Simon Le Simple.

star 6.91
44 votes
Search in Limbo

#86 - Search in Limbo

Bonanza Season 13 - Episode 21

Sid Langley is a real estate broker who is not well liked in Nevada, thanks to his shady ways of doing business. An irritable Ben is barely polite with Langley when closing a land transaction. However, things soon get worse than that headache and blurred vision Ben suffers from when he learns that Langley has been critically wounded by an unknown assailant. Ben, who somehow can't remember the past 24 hours, fears he may have been the gunman and tries to reconstruct the activities of the past day to prove his innocence.

star 6.57
5 votes
Shadow of a Hero

#87 - Shadow of a Hero

Bonanza Season 12 - Episode 21

Ben is shocked to learn the Army general he is backing as governor, advocates a policy of genocide towards all Indians.

star 6.57
6 votes
The Heritage

#88 - The Heritage

The Virginian Season 7 - Episode 7

A Shoshone Indian girl return from the East after receiving an education. She is unsure if she want to rejoin her tribe and seeks advice and help from the Graingers. Her tribe is facing threats from a land-greedy cattleman.

star 6.50
2 votes
Last Grave at Socorro Creek

#89 - Last Grave at Socorro Creek

The Virginian Season 7 - Episode 16

The Virginian runs into an old friend Bill Burden who is accused of robbery and murder after their meeting. Bill's son, Dan, comes and ask The Virginian to come immediately to Socorro Creek to clear his dad. The Viriginian is delayed a day by Shiloh business but still arrives before the scheduled trial. However, when he arrives at Socorro Creek he finds his friend lynched. The Virginian is determined to learn the truth and Dan wants revenge while Kate still has feelings for the Virginian as he had for her.

star 6.50
2 votes
The Prisoner

#90 - The Prisoner

Gunsmoke Season 14 - Episode 25

Steven Downing is being taken to Mathison County to be hung as a murderer. Kitty believing in his innocence does all she can to stop the bounty hunter Jarvis, and finally Bob Mathison from taking him from Dodge.

star 6.49
41 votes
Slocum

#91 - Slocum

Gunsmoke Season 14 - Episode 5

Grizzily mountain man, Slocum tracks the sons of a man who tried to bushwhack his good friend, Matt Dillon.

star 6.46
48 votes
The Weary Willies

#92 - The Weary Willies

Bonanza Season 12 - Episode 3

The Weary Willies are hippie-like former Civil War veterans who are now drifters and live off the land. Despite protests from fellow ranchers and the people of Virginia City, Ben allows the traveling band to stay at the Ponderosa. The real trouble begins when a teen-aged girl is raped and the Willies are blamed.

star 6.44
7 votes
The Raid

#93 - The Raid

Hart to Hart Season 1 - Episode 17

The Harts are asked to ransom two scientist employed by Hart Industries when they are kidnapped in South America. When Jonathan, Jennifer, and Max, they wind up mounting a mid-night raid against the wealthy and powerful kidnapper.

star 6.44
8 votes
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Murder is a Drag

#94 - Murder is a Drag

Hart to Hart Season 2 - Episode 9

At the opera, Jonathan is mistaken for a hitman and is given an envelope containing $100,000 for the job. When the messenger is murdered, Jonathan poses as the hitman in an attempt to save the victims life.

star 6.43
6 votes
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An Execution of Trust

#95 - An Execution of Trust

In the Heat of the Night Season 4 - Episode 15

A psychiatrist tells Gillespie that one of her patients has confessed to a crime that another man is about to be executed for, but she refuses to divulge his identity.

star 6.42
12 votes
Yonder Man

#96 - Yonder Man

Bonanza Season 10 - Episode 12

An army scout Ben once knew comes to the Ponderosa and asks Ben to stake a cattle ranch in Mira Flores, Mexico.

star 6.33
7 votes
Random's Child

#97 - Random's Child

In the Heat of the Night Season 6 - Episode 6

Lana Gillespie comes to Sparta to claim her inheritance,but is stalked by a mobster who dated her mother.Meanwhile Harriet encourages Bill to talk to his daughter,but Lana doesn't seem to be interested.Officer Randy Goode helps keep the bad guys at bay by playing them a little tune on the guitar.

star 6.20
5 votes
Shine on Sparta Moon

#98 - Shine on Sparta Moon

In the Heat of the Night Season 4 - Episode 14

A bottle of spiked moonshine leads to an accident that claims the life of one teen and blinds another.

star 6.17
6 votes
The Silent Killer

#99 - The Silent Killer

Bonanza Season 12 - Episode 22

An epidemic of influenza hits the Ponderosa and the only person who seems sure of what to do is the wife of a doctor, whom Doc Martin says is a fraud.

star 6.17
4 votes
Home is Where The Heart Is

#100 - Home is Where The Heart Is

In the Heat of the Night Season 3 - Episode 17

Maybelle the madam returns to Sparta with her "" nieces "".And sets up shop just out of Gillespie's jurisdiction.Her return is not without controversy and soon one of her most vocal critics is found murdered.

star 6.00
4 votes
Unfinished Business

#101 - Unfinished Business

In the Heat of the Night Season 5 - Episode 6

Bubba returns to Los Angeles to testify at a murder trial and is reunited with Pat Day as they try to protect Mike from killers sent to prevent him from testifying.

star 6.00
6 votes
Shanklin

#102 - Shanklin

Bonanza Season 13 - Episode 20

A band of ex-Confederate soldiers demands $25,000 from Ben. When Hoss resists their demands and tries to fight them, their leader, Shanklin, shoots Hoss in the abdomen. Hoss lingers near death, and when the doctor is unable to complete the surgery, a nearly inconsolable Ben persuades Shanklin (a confident, competent doctor) to save his son's life. Meanwhile, Jamie – who had witnessed the shooting and nearly got shot himself – searches high and low for Joe, who is involved with a beautiful starlet and intently focused on a poker match.

star 6.00
6 votes
The Leaf in the Forest

#103 - The Leaf in the Forest

Ironside Season 1 - Episode 3

Lonely old women are being strangled, and Chief Ironside believes that there is more to it than just a serial killer at work. Setting Eve up as a potential victim requires a little ingenuity, but it might just prove to be worth the effort.

star 5.79
42 votes
A Home for Jamie

#104 - A Home for Jamie

Bonanza Season 13 - Episode 13

Just as Ben begins to formally adopt Jamie, his grandfather shows up to take him away. Ben tells the gentleman, "He's a young man with his roots in Ponderosa soil. This is the life he knows, the life he loves, the life he wants".

star 5.78
7 votes
New Man

#105 - New Man

Bonanza Season 14 - Episode 6

In what was essentially the second part of a two-part episode centering on Griff King, the young parolee arrives at the Ponderosa and is hired as a ranch hand. Ben, Joe and the others exercise patience as they tries to help an arrogant, resentful Griff adjust to society and life an honest life.

star 5.43
4 votes
First Love

#106 - First Love

Bonanza Season 14 - Episode 13

Jamie becomes friends with the wife of an unpopular schoolmaster, who often browbeats her.

star 5.00
4 votes