The BEST episodes directed by Michael Preece

With a Heavy Heart
star
15.00
2 votes

#1 - With a Heavy Heart

Knots Landing - Season 9 - Episode 25

Gary sees Manny unloading a yacht in the middle of the night, and thinks it's suspicious. He tells Mac who asks Frank to investigate. Jill apologizes to Gary, and he says he'll give her another chance. Jill edits an old news tape of Ben's, and then leaves a message on Val's answering machine that says "Hi, it's Ben. God I've missed you and the kids. I want to, I hope you can hear me, this phone system is..." then Jill cuts it off. When she hears it, Val's elated. Olivia tells Karen about Abby breaking her and Harold up. Karen tells Abby she knows. Olivia is too controlled, which worries Abby. Olivia starts giving away her posessions, and gives Manny a letter for Harold that says how much she loves him, and she'll think of him at the end. Manny shows Abby, who thinks Olivia will commit suicide.

Survival of the Fittest
star
12.20
5 votes

#2 - Survival of the Fittest

Knots Landing - Season 8 - Episode 21

Jean catches the Gibson's, and they know that their house is bugged. She instructs Ben to kill Greg at the Lotus Point Club Opening. At the opening, Greg and Laura make up. He says he's happy about the baby. Anne hangs all over Mac at the party, and Karen pretends not to mind. Mac is amused at Karen's jealousy. Ben tells Val that they'll escape in a catering truck after the party. Jean tells Ben that if he doesn't kill Greg, she has people at the party who will kill Val. Ben says the time isn't right, so Jean tells him to make an opportunity. Gary and Jill tell Val that they're getting married and Val runs off crying. Ben confronts Greg in his office and pulls out a gun. He tells Greg to help him find a way out of this, because if he doesn't kill him, they'll kill his family. Jean listens in on the bug. Ben can't bring himself to kill Greg, but then a shot rings out.

Distant Rumblings
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11.25
3 votes

#3 - Distant Rumblings

Knots Landing - Season 7 - Episode 23

Abby finds a joint in Olivia's purse, and makes her tell the truth. Olivia threatens her with the twins, and Abby says to go ahead and tell. The judge lets Olivia off, but says she has to join a support group. Greg offers Peter 5 million dollars. Peter doesn't accept, and tells Sylvia it's a test. Jill tells Mac that her father used to own Empire Valley, and Galveston swindled him out of it, so her father shot himself. Cathy tells Ben she wants to leave the show. He confides in her (and later Mac) that he is tired of Gary being in his life whichever way he turns. He and Cathy kiss. Mac tells Gary that his little trust fund stunt could cost Val her marriage, and he needs to think of consequences before he does things. Abby tells Gary that he failed Olivia, Lotus Point, and their marriage. Gary says he's decided to divorce her.

Million Dollar Misunderstanding
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9.25
4 votes

#4 - Million Dollar Misunderstanding

Hunter - Season 2 - Episode 8

A ruthless robbery of an armoured car goes awry when Dunbar, the leader of the gang, kills his partner only to have his car stolen with the $1,000,000 in the trunk. When the owner of the car is later killed, Hunter and McCall find themselves on a case that gets deadlier at every turn and puts Rick against as tough and mean a man as he'll ever meet

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Hot Pursuit (1)
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9.00
1 votes

#5 - Hot Pursuit (1)

Hunter - Season 3 - Episode 20

McCall and an informant are shot after the informant gives her information regarding a prostitution ring being run along truck routes. Hunter is accused of murder when he travels to Mexico to meet with the pimp (part 1 of 2).

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Shades
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9.00
1 votes

#6 - Shades

Hunter - Season 3 - Episode 22

McCall's life is saved by a mysterious gunman and Hunter is missing.

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Not Just Another John Doe
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9.00
1 votes

#7 - Not Just Another John Doe

Hunter - Season 4 - Episode 1

A skid row murder leads to an unknown victim. The killer knows the identity of the witness and the witness knows the identity of the killer.

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The Fifth Victim
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9.00
1 votes

#8 - The Fifth Victim

Hunter - Season 6 - Episode 9

Hunter and McCall track down a departmental leak in the investigation of a serial killer targeting homosexuals. A local painter confesses to committing all but one of the murders.

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The Killing Point
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9.00
4 votes

#9 - The Killing Point

Barnaby Jones - Season 8 - Episode 14

During his investigations to find millionaire Kirkland's girl friend Ursula P.I. Gannus is shot, because he ""knows too much"". He asks his old friend Barnaby for help. Ursula steals items from Kirkland's art collection and her accomplice Nick smuggles them. Gannus wants to get a piece of the action by extortion.

Prime Target
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8.80
5 votes

#10 - Prime Target

Barnaby Jones - Season 6 - Episode 17

Working under cover J.R. tries to befriend Maggie Revell, a young woman just released from prison. Barnaby and J.R. hope she will lead them to her boy friend Jack and to $400 000 from a robbery. But Jack's betrayed accomplice is also looking for the money.

Brain Wash
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8.79
11 votes

#11 - Brain Wash

The Bionic Woman - Season 3 - Episode 8

While Callahan is having her hair shampooed, Jaime overhears her revealing top-secret information which endangers Oscar's life.

Crescendo / Three Feathers
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8.67
6 votes

#12 - Crescendo / Three Feathers

Fantasy Island - Season 4 - Episode 8

In "Crescendo" singing star Susan Lohman hopes for romance with the brilliant composer of her songs. Not knowing that the mysterious and elusive composer is cursed her hopes are shockingly dashed when they meet. And in "Three Feathers" Alan Colshaw is unjustly accused of cowardice, having abandoned his three flight mates in the crash and disappearing. Not knowing what happened to him, he is in desperate need to exonerate himself.

Child of Love, Child of Vengeance (Part 1)
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8.67
3 votes

#13 - Child of Love, Child of Vengeance (Part 1)

Barnaby Jones - Season 7 - Episode 22

Shortly after lawyer Adams of Nettleson Corporation withdraws a commission from Barnaby, he is killed. In trying to solve the case, Barnaby and J.R. are assisted by Stephanie Capello, a young colleague of Adams, who tells he was searching for Diana Scott. Diana went to the ""Center for Spiritual Enlightment"".

Child of Love, Child of Vengeance (Part 2)
star
8.67
3 votes

#14 - Child of Love, Child of Vengeance (Part 2)

Barnaby Jones - Season 7 - Episode 23

During the course of their investigations Barnaby gets his license revoked due to a false accusation, and J.R. joins the ""Center"" to find Diana, who turns out to be the illegitimate child of Mimi Nettleson Chiles of Nettleson Corp. and the leader of the religious cult, Garrison, rejected by Mimi's family.

Trail of Terror
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8.45
11 votes

#15 - Trail of Terror

The Streets of San Francisco - Season 4 - Episode 8

Keller is pursued by killers as he transports a prisoner to jail.

Dead Lift
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8.44
9 votes

#16 - Dead Lift

The Streets of San Francisco - Season 5 - Episode 20

A bodybuilder's short temper causes murder.

Love Me Or Leave Me
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8.43
7 votes

#17 - Love Me Or Leave Me

Jake and the Fatman - Season 1 - Episode 10

Ed Galvin escapes while he is being transported to prison, after threatening the life of McCabe and Andy Harmon (the cop who arrested him) during his trial.

Scrap Metal
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8.33
3 votes

#18 - Scrap Metal

Hunter - Season 2 - Episode 15

A dying criminal sends for Hunter and says that he's the man who killed Hunter's father, and that he was paid to do it by his father's partner. Hunter goes to the man who was originally convicted for the murder and asks him if he did it or not; he says he was just trying to rob the place when the police came and assumed he did it. So Hunter sets out to find if his father's partner did have his father killed.

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Retribution (4)
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8.29
17 votes

#19 - Retribution (4)

Walker, Texas Ranger - Season 9 - Episode 8

In a desperate bid to avoid capture as Walker closes in, The Chairman kidnaps Alex.

Blast from the Past
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8.21
15 votes

#20 - Blast from the Past

Dallas - Season 9 - Episode 31

Angelica offers J.R. a deal. Sue Ellen worries over J.R.'s safety in his dealings with Angelica, a woman who's wanted for murder. Jack pulls out of the horse venture despite Clayton and Ray's disappointmeant. Tony calls Ray "dad" for the first time. J.R. sends Sue Ellen flowers and buys her a ring. Mark and Pam get married. J.R. tries to outmanoeuvre Angelica but tragedy strikes as Angelica plants bombs at Ewing Oil and in Jack's car. Meanwhile, Pam get a shock in the shower.

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6 Hours
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8.19
16 votes

#21 - 6 Hours

Walker, Texas Ranger - Season 9 - Episode 16

The Rangers have six hours to rescue a billionaire's daughter before she is killed—live—over the Internet.

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Last of a Breed (1)
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8.14
14 votes

#22 - Last of a Breed (1)

Walker, Texas Ranger - Season 6 - Episode 6

Walker tells some children who are touring the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame the story of Hayes Cooper, a lengendary bounty hunter of the 1800's.

War Zone (1)
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8.13
15 votes

#23 - War Zone (1)

Walker, Texas Ranger - Season 3 - Episode 16

A series of high-profile robberies puzzle the Rangers, but when one results in the death of Walker's friend, it becomes a personal crusade.

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Paradise Trail
star
8.13
15 votes

#24 - Paradise Trail

Walker, Texas Ranger - Season 7 - Episode 9

Hayes Cooper, the legendary bounty hunter from the 1800s battles a gang of outlaws, who are terrorizing a Mormon wagon train.

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Full Contact
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8.06
18 votes

#25 - Full Contact

Walker, Texas Ranger - Season 5 - Episode 16

Walker clears the name of a young martial artist framed for murder, then trains him for a kickboxing tournament championship.

The Ten Percent Solution
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8.05
92 votes

#26 - The Ten Percent Solution

MacGyver - Season 5 - Episode 9

The Phoenix Foundation purchase of a Nazi art treasure leads Mac to a concentration camp survivor who claims family ownership of the painting and an `Aryan nation' group actively working to create their own country.

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Two Times Trouble
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8.04
91 votes

#27 - Two Times Trouble

MacGyver - Season 5 - Episode 10

MacGyver tries to help an old friend who believes her jealous twin sister is trying to kill her.

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Flight on a Dead Pigeon
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8.00
12 votes

#28 - Flight on a Dead Pigeon

Hunter - Season 1 - Episode 6

A little girl has faith in the carrier pigeons, so she reports them stolen. No one listens until she is the target of a kidnapper.

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The Black Dahlia
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8.00
1 votes

#29 - The Black Dahlia

Hunter - Season 4 - Episode 13

Hunter & McCall post a (fictitious) conclusion to the Black Dahlia murder case, the most famous unsolved murder in the history of the LAPD.

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The Bogota Million
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8.00
1 votes

#30 - The Bogota Million

Hunter - Season 4 - Episode 17

The mobsters are pursuing Sporty James because they think he stole a million dollars from them. The police are pursuing him because they think he killed one of the mobsters.

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Code 3
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8.00
1 votes

#31 - Code 3

Hunter - Season 5 - Episode 18

When a nurse she recently befriended is killed in a car accident related to alcohol just a few days later, McCall suspects foul play. She is even more convinced of that after learning the nurse was pregnant, and would not have mixed alcohol with the morning sickness medication she was taking.

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Justice Delayed
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7.94
17 votes

#32 - Justice Delayed

Walker, Texas Ranger - Season 8 - Episode 16

Seeking to prove her father innocent of murder, a student gets Trivette to help. Meanwhile, registering for their wedding shows Alex a part of Walker she'd not seen before.

Silk Dreams
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7.92
25 votes

#33 - Silk Dreams

Walker, Texas Ranger - Season 3 - Episode 3

When a new designer drug called "silk" results in several fatalities, Walker and Trivette must infiltrate the local club scene to find the source of the deadly substance.

Fembots in Las Vegas (1)
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7.92
21 votes

#34 - Fembots in Las Vegas (1)

The Bionic Woman - Season 3 - Episode 3

Carl, the son of the deranged Dr. Franklin, reactivates his father's army of female robots in order to steal America's first directed energy ray weapon.

The Reunion (2)
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7.92
12 votes

#35 - The Reunion (2)

Walker, Texas Ranger - Season 2 - Episode 23

Walker and Trivette get help from a legendary Texas Ranger, back to seek justice for his murdered son, to help track down an assassin with a senator in his sights.

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The Soul of Winter
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7.92
12 votes

#36 - The Soul of Winter

Walker, Texas Ranger - Season 6 - Episode 22

Roscoe Jones, the (black) minister who succeeded Trent's father is being targeted by a man named Stan Gorman. Who testified against Gorman after he tried to kill him, Roscoe Survived, but is friend was killed. While in prison Gorman became head of a white supremacy group, and now he is after Roscoe.

A Silent Cry
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7.91
11 votes

#37 - A Silent Cry

Walker, Texas Ranger - Season 5 - Episode 8

Walker searches Dallas nightclubs to seek out who raped a friend's daughter with the help of a mickey slipped in her drink.

Badge of Honor
star
7.91
32 votes

#38 - Badge of Honor

Walker, Texas Ranger - Season 3 - Episode 1

Walker and Trivette set to prove that race was an illegal main factor in an arrest.

Fire With Fire
star
7.87
47 votes

#39 - Fire With Fire

Baywatch - Season 5 - Episode 18

Andy, an old friend of Mitch, visits Baywatch to complete four days of lifeguard service in order to remain on the active roster. But Andy's strong-arm tactics do not sit well with the other lifeguards.

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Devil's Turf
star
7.83
18 votes

#40 - Devil's Turf

Walker, Texas Ranger - Season 5 - Episode 18

When a mix of steroids and meth starts killing high schoolers, Walkers seeks the source of the deadly combination.

Red Socks
star
7.82
11 votes

#41 - Red Socks

7th Heaven - Season 9 - Episode 15

The streets of Glenoak are alive with the sound of music as the Camden family breaks into song for a very special Valentine's Day musical episode. Classic songs ("Love Is Sweeping the Country," "You Were Meant For Me," "Nice Work If You Can Get It," among others) are performed by the Camdens. Simon is enjoying having his new girlfriend, Anna, who he just met the day before over at his apartment for Valentine's Day. They both agree to go to Glen Oak, but he decides to keep her away from his family for the time being. Annie displays her unhappiness to Simon in song (along with the rest of passerbys) over his constant dating habits at the promenade as the chorus is going on. Anna overhears this and begins to question Simon and his dating habits as well. Vincent confronts an unhappy Ruthie on the high school bleachers as she's not in the Valentine's Day mood and is upset over watching Martin practice with his team and Zoe blowing kisses at him. Also, Lucy and Kevin dance to "You Were Meant

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Desperate Measures
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7.80
15 votes

#42 - Desperate Measures

Walker, Texas Ranger - Season 9 - Episode 12

Four women escape from a bus taking them to Gaitesville Prison. Two of the women and their boyfriends go back to robbing banks. The other two are on the run and end up giving Gage a ride. Alex checks into the case of one of the women, Laura Pope. It looks like her case was mishandled by her attorney.

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Killer in a Halloween Mask
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7.80
5 votes

#43 - Killer in a Halloween Mask

Hunter - Season 2 - Episode 5

The Captain sends Hunter and McCall to serve as technical advisors for a television police show to keep them out of trouble. Unfortunately, the star of the show is killed, placing Hunter and McCall in the middle of another high-profile murder investigation.

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The Big Bingo Bamboozle
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7.76
17 votes

#44 - The Big Bingo Bamboozle

Walker, Texas Ranger - Season 3 - Episode 12

When authorities discover a local bingo gambling hall is actually a front for a drug-money laundering operation, Walker and his team are assigned the daunting job of protecting the cops' star witness - a witness who will do just about anything to escape.

Fembots in Las Vegas (2)
star
7.74
19 votes

#45 - Fembots in Las Vegas (2)

The Bionic Woman - Season 3 - Episode 4

Carl demands Jaime, Oscar, and Rudy as ransom for the stolen energy ray weapon that he has launched into orbit and now controls.

Brainchild
star
7.73
22 votes

#46 - Brainchild

Walker, Texas Ranger - Season 6 - Episode 8

After escaping a research center, a boy with genius-level IQ gets Walker to help him find his mother.

Mean Streets
star
7.71
21 votes

#47 - Mean Streets

Walker, Texas Ranger - Season 3 - Episode 14

Walker and his team take on a group of troubled, wealthy teens who believe the only way to clean up the neighborhood slums is to kill off the homeless population.

In His Father's House
star
7.71
45 votes

#48 - In His Father's House

Falcon Crest - Season 1 - Episode 1

Jane Wyman and Robert Foxworth star as conflicting head members of a traditional California wine-producing family reunited by the mysterious death of one of its members. When Emma is involved in Jason's accidental death, Angela covers for her. Emma withdraws to struggle with her feelings of guilt and her sense of loss. As Chase and Maggie travel to the valley to attend Jason's funeral, Chase is caught up in childhood memories and a renewed draw to the land on which he was born. When Cole suspects Vicky is having an affair with one of her teachers, he is arrested for breaking and entering. Chase realizes that his long absences from his family have taken their toll. He and Maggie decide to move the family west to Falcon Crest, while Angela vows to be rid of them by first earning their friendship.

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Something in the Shadows (2)
star
7.70
87 votes

#49 - Something in the Shadows (2)

Walker, Texas Ranger - Season 2 - Episode 13

Walker and Trivette come close to apprehending the leader of a drug ring they've put out of business. Alex gets involved in the case of a student's rape.

Codename: Dragonfly
star
7.67
12 votes

#50 - Codename: Dragonfly

Walker, Texas Ranger - Season 5 - Episode 7

A military helicopter with stealth capabilities has been stolen to be utilized by a drug cartel. The thief turns out to be an ex-Marine and old comrade of Walker's who left him for dead in Vietnam.