The Best Episodes Directed by Nicholas Colasanto
#2 - A Thousand Pardons -- You're Dead!
Hawaii Five-O Season 2 - Episode 1
An army sergeant and a office worker have a scam in which they use bar girls to claim G.I. widow benefits, and then murder them to take the cash. McGarrett and company must use the girls to get to the core of the plot.
#3 - Just Lucky, I Guess
Hawaii Five-O Season 2 - Episode 4
A middle-aged mainland hardware salesman uses a prostitute, and then witnesses her murder by a mobster. He refuses to testify because of the damage to his reputation and that he doesn't want to be involved. McGarrett must persuade him to do the right thing.
#4 - The Programming of Charlie Blake
The Streets of San Francisco Season 3 - Episode 19
Stone and Keller's murder investigation is complicated by an ambitious psychiatrist easer to exploit his patient, a reformed ex-con.
#6 - The Concrete Corral
McCloud Season 1 - Episode 4
(NOTE: For televised repeats, this episode was known as "Murder Arena, Part 1"). McCloud is assigned to shepherd the cowboys at a visiting rodeo. They're old friends, and one of them is killed by a jealous rival over a woman, it appears.
#8 - To Hell With Babe Ruth
Hawaii Five-O Season 2 - Episode 2
A Japanese World War II veteran, Yoshio Nagata, escapes from a mental hospital and tries to carry out his wartime orders to blow up a refinery.
#9 - The Groupie
Starsky & Hutch Season 4 - Episode 10
Hutch takes the guise of a bumbling swimwear buyer and Starsky poses as an eccentric photographer, as the Detective duo enter the fashion world to stitch up a garment-business racketeering ring. But as they look into the case, they receive an unusual offer of help from a woman eager to get in on the action â€“ unfortunately, she only serves to compromise the undercover investigation...
#10 - Étude in Black
Columbo Season 2 - Episode 1
The mistress of a conductor becomes a target for murder after threatening to tell all to her lover's wife.
#11 - Robert Phillips vs. the Man
Ironside Season 2 - Episode 5
A black rights activist is arrested for murder, and San Francisco's Black community threatens to take to the streets in protest. Commissioner Randall asks the Chief to investigate the case in an attempt to prove Phillip's innocence; but certain citizens do not appear to want to co-operate.
#12 - Six Strangers at Apache Springs
Alias Smith and Jones Season 2 - Episode 7
Smith and Jones meet an unlucky lady evangelist, a stubborn Indian agent, a devious woman, and a hotel keeper when they decide to spend time in the deserted town of Apache Springs while retrieving buried gold from hostile Indian lands.
#15 - Ambush at Rio Lobo
Bonanza Season 14 - Episode 7
Ben and a pregnant woman named Teresa are held hostage by desperate outlaws, who plot to rob a stagecoach and force the two to go along with the scheme.