The Best Episodes Directed by Paul Landres
#2 - Flipper and the Horse Thieves
Flipper Season 2 - Episode 12
While Bud shows off Flipper to his new friend Stevie, thieves steal Stevies valuable show horse.
#4 - Training Wheels
Adam-12 Season 5 - Episode 5
The officers undergo their driver refresher courses to hone their pursuit and driving skills, but a rash of car strippers brings about a new approach suggested by Officer Wells: going undercover as paperboys riding bicycles to find the thieves. Hilarity ensues; Wells wrecks his bicycle that belonged to a young girl, Malloy deals with an irate newspaper customer, and Reed and Malloy pull over a VW Microbus on a traffic violation where the driver's parrot chanted "Down with Pigs!", but the tactics work and the officers break up the car stripping ring.
#6 - Cain's Birthday (1)
Daniel Boone Season 1 - Episode 25
Boone seems guilty of betrayal when he allows Choctaws to capture the town's men
#10 - Enter Mark Twain
Bonanza Season 1 - Episode 5
Samuel Clemens arrives in Virginia City to write for the Territorial Enterprise at the same time a crooked politician tries to lay claim on the Ponderosa.
#11 - Cain's Birthday (2)
Daniel Boone Season 1 - Episode 26
Lacking water and powder, the women and children of Boonesborough seem easy prey for attacking Choctaws.
#12 - Doll of Sorrow
Daniel Boone Season 1 - Episode 28
Israel accidentally startles a passing peddler's horse and his goods are ruined. Daniel agrees to compensate Seth Jannings for his loss, but matters are complicated when Jannings steals a sacred mourning doll from the wife of a Native American chief and plans to hold it for ransom. Knowing that this could lead to major hostilities with the Native Americans, Daniel puts his own neck on the line to retrieve the doll from Jannings.
#13 - Death on Sun Mountain
Bonanza Season 1 - Episode 2
Greedy opportunist Mark Burdette and his accomplice Early Thorne stir up trouble between the Paiute tribe and the citizens of Virginia City. Ben discovers Burdette and Thorne are selling antelope beef to the miners and finds the price too high. He offers the miners beef at a more reasonable price. Burdette and Thorne retaliate by framing the Paiute's for attacks, by dressing as them and killing ranchers. Based on a factual accounting. Lorne Greene's first voice-over narration, and no landing constructed yet for the Ponderosa stairway.
#14 - The Paiute War
Bonanza Season 1 - Episode 4
Trader Mike Wilson attempts to escape punishment by the Paiute Indians after mistreating two of their women, by placing the blame on Adam. A fierce war between the Paiutes and the California militia follows, and the Paiutes seize Adam as hostage. Very impressive battle scenes in the this first mini-epic of the series. This episode did all it could to stage the real thing; 50 Indians were used and 50 cavalry actors and extras were used, and the production involved three days of shooting on location. This episode encompassed both the biggest cast and most costly stunts. This episode is based on the factual accounting that occured in May and June of 1860.
#15 - The Devil's Necklace (1)
Maverick Season 4 - Episode 31
Bart just made the deal of a lifetime: he blindly purchased a wagonload of merchandise - including a bound and gagged Indian girl.
#16 - Predator of Wameru
Daktari Season 1 - Episode 2
Dr. Tracy sets out after a poacher, who has set dozens of animal traps all over the reserve.
#17 - Judy And The Hyena
Daktari Season 1 - Episode 15
Judy the chimp, who was once bitten by a hyena, gets nervous, scared and agitated when she sees Paul and Jack bring in an injured hyena pup. Dr. Tracy has a difficult time keeping Judy calm enough so he can treat the hyena.
#18 - Benefit of Doubt
Maverick Season 4 - Episode 30
In typical Maverick tradition, cousin Brent gets involved with two beautiful sisters one of whom is planning to do him in.
#19 - Slingshot
Flipper Season 2 - Episode 19
Bud, Ulla and Stevie are trapped when their truck swerves into a drainage canal.
#20 - Flipper's Odyssey (1)
Flipper Season 2 - Episode 16
Flipper is captured by some fishermen who transport him a long way up the coast to stock a new marine exhibit.
#21 - Flipper's Odyssey (2)
Flipper Season 2 - Episode 17
The Ricks family sails up the coast in search of their missing friend, Flipper, only to find that the dolphin that saved a man's life, and who they hoped would be Flipper, has gone.
#22 - Flipper's Odyssey (3)
Flipper Season 2 - Episode 18
While Flipper recovers from the injuries received during a battle with an alligator, Bud grieves over the loss of his pet just a few miles down the coast.
#23 - Gift Dolphin
Flipper Season 2 - Episode 23
While fishing in the waters off Florida, visiting Prince Kaza and a state department official run aground on a reef. Sharks appear while the pair attempt to free the boat.
#27 - Treason at Dry Creek
The Lone Ranger Season 3 - Episode 13
Pony Express Relay Station Agent peddles Army secrets to the Indians.
#28 - The Condemned Man
The Lone Ranger Season 3 - Episode 14
The Lone Ranger faces a firing squad.
#30 - Trader Boggs
The Lone Ranger Season 3 - Episode 19
A blackguard plans to bomb Barnaby Boggs' business.
#31 - Bandits in Uniform
The Lone Ranger Season 3 - Episode 20
Outlaws pose as tax collectors to cover their crimes.
#32 - The Godless Men
The Lone Ranger Season 3 - Episode 21
A young preacher is victimized by highwaymen and robbed of money he has collected for the building of a church.
#33 - Right to Vote
The Lone Ranger Season 3 - Episode 23
The Lone Ranger must recover stolen petitions.
#34 - The Sheriff's Son
The Lone Ranger Season 3 - Episode 24
A sheriff's son is bitter upon his release from prison because his own father had arrested him.
#35 - Tumblerock Law
The Lone Ranger Season 3 - Episode 25
An important witness, held in jail, is counted on by the sheriff to give testimony that will smash the town boss.
#36 - Son by Adoption
The Lone Ranger Season 3 - Episode 28
An adoptee learns his natural father is an outlaw.
#37 - Mrs. Banker
The Lone Ranger Season 3 - Episode 29
Disguised as a prospector, the Lone Ranger seeks a criminal mastermind.
#38 - Trouble in Town
The Lone Ranger Season 3 - Episode 30
The loss of money in a robbery starts a run on the bank, which the Lone Ranger knows could spell heavy losses to most of the townspeople if the bank fails.
#39 - Embezzler's Harvest
The Lone Ranger Season 3 - Episode 34
Crooks steal the money that has been collected for an irrigation project.
#40 - El Toro
The Lone Ranger Season 3 - Episode 35
The Lone Ranger's nephew rescues a Mexican bandit from a mine and the Lone Ranger and Tonto are hot on the trail of the bandit, El Toro.
#41 - The Brown Pony
The Lone Ranger Season 3 - Episode 36
A mother plans to sell her young boy's pony in order to acquire badly-needed cash with which to purchase from crooks the evidence that will clear her wrongly-jailed husband.
#42 - The Gentleman from Julesburg
The Lone Ranger Season 3 - Episode 40
The Lone Ranger recognizes a nondescript character as a reformed gambler of rare skill, and together they help clear a young man falsely accused of robbery.
#43 - Hidden Fortune
The Lone Ranger Season 3 - Episode 41
After ten years in prison, crooks go to recover their buried loot, but learn that a house now occupies the spot, meaning they must somehow get rid of the homeowners.
#44 - The Old Cowboy
The Lone Ranger Season 3 - Episode 42
The Lone Ranger and Tonto help a near-blind old cowboy who has been framed for murder by a crooked lawyer who has swindled the cowboy out of his ranch so he can sell it to the railroad.
#45 - The Perfect Crime
The Lone Ranger Season 3 - Episode 47
The new school teacher is the only one in town that can identify a bank robber posing as a professor.
#46 - The Ghost of Coyote Canyon
The Lone Ranger Season 3 - Episode 48
A killer ghost keeps watch over an outlaw hideout.
#47 - Old Bailey
The Lone Ranger Season 3 - Episode 49
Gamblers kill a rancher who owes them money and frame ""Old Bailey"".
#48 - Judy and the Astro Chimp
Daktari Season 3 - Episode 1
Dr. Tracy faces a predicament when Judy the chimp trades places with another chimp who has been trained for the astronaut program, who has somehow made its way into the compound and gotten lost.
#49 - Adventure of the Lions Cubs
Daktari Season 1 - Episode 4
Dr. Tracy and Jack Dane come across three lion cubs whose mother has been snared in a poacher's trap.
#50 - The Diamond Smugglers
Daktari Season 1 - Episode 7
Dr. Tracy pays a visit to two Frenchmen who say they are paleontologists, but who are actually diamond smugglers.
#51 - The Killer Dog
Daktari Season 1 - Episode 9
A foul-tempered farmer has trained his German Shepherd dog to attack any and all animals from the Wameru reserve. Paula and Jack Dane find the animal caught in a poacher's snare, rescue it, and take it back to Dr. Tracy to be treated and, more importantly, re-trained—a prospect that's not likely to sit well with the dog's owner.
#52 - The Maneater Of Wameru
Daktari Season 1 - Episode 12
A magazine photographer looking for a story lures a hostile tribe of poachers onto the Wameru reserve, thinking that she will get some dramatic pictures to go with the story.
#53 - Crisis At The Compound
Daktari Season 1 - Episode 13
Dr. Tracy treats an injured leopard and releases it into the wild, but a visiting trade commissioner who wants to hunt for big game sets his sights on the leopard for his trophy. Dr. Tracy sets out to derail his plans.
#54 - The Return of Clarence
Daktari Season 2 - Episode 1
Clarence the lion, normally a gentle soul, starts acting oddly after receiving a blow to the head in a jeep accident, becoming edgy, hard to control and growling at everybody. Dr. Tracy suspects that the blow has given Clarence amnesia, a diagnosis seemingly confirmed when Clarence suddenly takes a nasty swipe at Paula.
#55 - Cheetah at Large
Daktari Season 2 - Episode 5
The Emir of Asambana's prize cheetah is sick, and may not be able to race in an important contest with a rival tribe. The Emir threatens to cut off the Wameru reserve from using the water on his property unless Dr. Tracy cures his cheetah in time for the race.
#56 - The Test
Daktari Season 2 - Episode 6
Mike searches in the jungle for a tribal chief's son, who has fled into the bush in an attempt to prove to everyone that he's not a coward.
#57 - The Trial
Daktari Season 2 - Episode 8
Dr. Tracy serves as defense counsel for his trained elephant, who is being put on trial by the locals for going on a rampage in a local village and injuring the chief.
#58 - Shoot to Kill
Daktari Season 2 - Episode 11
A sick circus bear escapes into the bush, and Dr. Tracy tries to find it before worried local ranchers kill it, fearful that it will contaminate their water supply.
#59 - Cry for Help
Daktari Season 2 - Episode 12
Dr. Tracy goes looking for a self-styled tribal "healer" he ran out of the area when he finds that the man has the antidote for the venom of a deadly spider that has just bitten Paula.
#60 - Clarence the Killer
Daktari Season 2 - Episode 13
A hunter plots to close the Wameru reserve by turning loose a killer lion against Dr. Tracy and then blaming Clarence the lion for the doctor's death.
#61 - Judy and the Gorilla
Daktari Season 2 - Episode 16
Two hunters raid the Wameru reserve to steal some very valuable animals, kidnapping Judy the chimp in the process. Dr. Tracy has to stop them.
#62 - Judy the Poacher
Daktari Season 2 - Episode 23
Dr. Tracy and Jack ask Hedley to investigate the disappearance of several baby animals from the compound. Hedley soon finds the one responsible for the thefts: it's Judy the chimp.
#63 - Terror in the Bush
Daktari Season 2 - Episode 20
A jeep accident out in the bush results in Dr. Tracy being seriously injured. Paula and Judy the chimp are the only ones with him and have to find a way to get him safely back through the wild to where he can get medical attention.
#64 - Countdown for Paula
Daktari Season 2 - Episode 19
Paula and Dr. Tracy work to remove wildlife from an area soon to be flooded when hydraulic engineers dynamite a levee. An impatient engineer, not knowing that Paula is in the area and annoyed over the time lost saving animals, sets off the dynamite ahead of schedule, releasing a wall of floodwater and endangering Paula's life.
#65 - Judy and the Baby Elephant
Daktari Season 2 - Episode 21
A baby elephant is attacked by a leopard and needs medical care, but the adult wild elephants won't let anyone near the injured baby. Dr. Tracy and Judy the chimp must find a way to help the baby elephant before it's too late.
#66 - A Bullet for Hedley
Daktari Season 2 - Episode 22
A vicious jewel thief threatens to murder Hedley unless Dr. Tracy gives him a pouch of stolen diamonds that, unknown to him, were taken by Judy the chimp.
#67 - Operation Springtime
Daktari Season 2 - Episode 25
The coming of spring at the Wameru reserve finds Jack and Mike attempting to hatch abandoned ostrich eggs, with help from Judy the chimp and Clarence the lion.
#69 - The Long Hunt
Daktari Season 2 - Episode 27
The nephew of an Indian sultan visits the compound, but his real objective is the revenge killing of a tiger previously donated by his uncle. Only Judy the chimp realizes his plan, and saves the tiger several times until Dr. Tracy catches on to the plot.
#70 - Crime Wave at Wameru
Daktari Season 3 - Episode 3
A stern, no-nonsense sergeant has been sent to replace District Officer Hedley. In an effort to save his job, Judy the chimp and her animal friends kidnap a lion cub.
#71 - The Killer Tribe
Daktari Season 3 - Episode 5
A search party is sent out to look for Judy the chimp when it's discovered that she has left the compound with a stranger suspected of being a member of a very dangerous tribe.
#72 - The Scent of Fear
Daktari Season 3 - Episode 6
A new game warden comes to the compound to be trained by Dr. Tracy, but he doesn't get along well with the animals, and is forced to confront an old fear.
#73 - The Return of the Phantom
Daktari Season 3 - Episode 7
A hunter and Dr. Tracy are both stalking a famous leopard, as Dr. Tracy tries to save the leopard from the hunter.
#74 - Countdown for Judy
Daktari Season 3 - Episode 8
Judy the chimp becomes gravely ill after eating some berries sprayed with poison by a new farmer. Dr. Tracy and his team race against the clock to save Judy by finding out the source and nature of the poison in order to give an antidote.
#75 - Return of Ethel and Albert
Daktari Season 3 - Episode 12
Ethel the hippopotamus and Albert the donkey accidentally escape from Wameru into the bush together, and risk becoming a leopard's prey.
#76 - Judy and the Wizard
Daktari Season 3 - Episode 13
Dr. Tracy and his friends try to help an aging magician, whose chimpanzee is getting too old to perform.
#77 - Miracle in the Jungle
Daktari Season 3 - Episode 17
A man on the run from the law slips into Wameru to retrieve stolen money he had previously buried there, but when he is frightened away by Clarence the lion, Judy the chimp takes the money and Dr. Tracy ends up being arrested for possession of it.
#78 - The Big Switch
Daktari Season 3 - Episode 19
When Judy the chimp gives a revitalizing serum to an old native chief who has been banished from his tribe, he comes up with a plan to regain his honor: he's going to singlehandedly kill a lion.
#79 - Judy Strikes Back
Daktari Season 3 - Episode 21
Dr. Tracy installs an electronic alarm system to protect more than $1 million worth of vaccines. Judy the chimp, angry that she's lost her job as guard, leads a protest against the new system that's replaced her.
#80 - The Killer Cub
Daktari Season 3 - Episode 22
Local ranchers, angry that a cheetah Dr. Tracy is treating has killed some of their cattle, give him a week to get the animal to stop, or they'll take care of the cheetah themselves.
#81 - The Killer of Wameru
Daktari Season 3 - Episode 25
Judy the chimp befriends an ailing lion who is brought into Wameru. She keeps sneaking food to the lion after he is released, even though he is suspected by tribesmen of being the lion who has been killing their cattle.
#82 - The Will to Live
Daktari Season 3 - Episode 27
Paula, Jack, and Mike find their German shepherd Prince near death in the field from a poacher's spear. Because trying to move him could kill him, they are forced to try to remove the spear in the wild, without Dr. Tracy's help.
#83 - Once Upon a Fang
Daktari Season 4 - Episode 10
When a teenage storyteller, Usumbu, is banished from his village, he runs into danger – a leopard who attacks him. Dr. Tracy, out observing herd movements, rescues Usumbu and takes him to Wameru.
#84 - The Divining Rods
Daktari Season 4 - Episode 11
An all-out fight for water breaks out between Dr. Tracy and aging Charlie Rone, chief engineer for a native resettlement project, when he errs in calculating the watershed, making Wameru Compound and the surrounding game reserve a virtual desert. Bart, who has known Rone for years, soon learns that he is insecure about his job since a young and very well-educated assistant, Tom Otis, joined him.