The BEST episodes directed by R.g. Springsteen

Pearls of Tanga
1 votes

#1 - Pearls of Tanga

Tarzan (1966) - Season 1 - Episode 13

Tarzan does battle with a criminal known as 'The Admiral' who has his own submarine and has been poisoning the waters so that his own crew are the only ones able to recover fabulously valuable pearl oysters.

2 votes

#2 - Competition

Wanted: Dead or Alive - Season 1 - Episode 22

Josh is confronted by two bounty hunters who think he is onto a big paying job.

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The Sam Spicer Story
5 votes

#3 - The Sam Spicer Story

Wagon Train - Season 7 - Episode 7

After witnessing a bank holdup, Barnaby is taken hostage by outlaws Sam Spicer and Reno Sutton. Sam takes a liking to the boy as he reminds him of himself when Reno first made him a partner but Reno doesn't trust Barnaby.

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The Eli Bancroft Story
7 votes

#4 - The Eli Bancroft Story

Wagon Train - Season 7 - Episode 9

Eli Bancroft became an outlaw looking for revenge raising his three sons as such after a town's citizens banded together and forced his entire family to uproot, fearing they would catch their illness. Coop and others become his victims.

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The Trouble with Jamie
4 votes

#5 - The Trouble with Jamie

Bonanza - Season 7 - Episode 25

The Cartwrights attempt to straighten out the snobbish young son of Ben's cousin.

Incident of the Wager on Payday
3 votes

#6 - Incident of the Wager on Payday

Rawhide - Season 3 - Episode 30

Sidney Proctor, along with Joe Stapp, are robbing his father's bank as a joke. The night watchman, Simpson, wakes up. Joe clunks him. Sid thinks they're bringing the money back in three days.

Reunion for Revenge
6 votes

#7 - Reunion for Revenge

Wanted: Dead or Alive - Season 1 - Episode 21

Intent on revenge several escaped convicts confront Josh's prisoner who is responsible for them going to jail.

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The Clay Shelby Story
1 votes

#8 - The Clay Shelby Story

Wagon Train - Season 8 - Episode 11

With Hawks ill and Comanches threatening to attack, an Army troop meets up with the wagon train. The Indians appear to greatly outnumber the soldiers, so to give the train hope the troop's lieutenant falsely tells Hale and Coop that there is also a relief column headed their way. Complicating matters even more, a sergeant from the troop recognizes Clay Shelby, a young man on the wagon train traveling with his pregnant wife, as a deserter from back in the Civil War whom he blames for the death of his brother.

The Jane Hawkins Story
7 votes

#9 - The Jane Hawkins Story

Wagon Train - Season 4 - Episode 10

Flint discovers a badly wounded waitress on the range and takes her to a doctor, where he finds the evil town's owner wants to hang her without trial, because he suspects she murdered his son.

Incident of the Blackstorms
5 votes

#10 - Incident of the Blackstorms

Rawhide - Season 3 - Episode 28

Sky Blackstorm sends a message to the River City sheriff with Mushy. He's coming tomorrow at sun up for his son Danny.

The Corner
7 votes

#11 - The Corner

Wanted: Dead or Alive - Season 1 - Episode 25

Accused of killing a friend, bounty hunter Josh Randall tries to prove himself innocent.

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Incident on the Road to Yesterday
10 votes

#12 - Incident on the Road to Yesterday

Rawhide - Season 3 - Episode 6

Ralph Bartlet asks Favor to return $250 to a stage line he held up and to check on his first love.

Incident of the Night Visitor
8 votes

#13 - Incident of the Night Visitor

Rawhide - Season 3 - Episode 4

Jeff Barkley catches a stranger in the camp, a boy of about twelve. He wings Jeff. They track the boys footprints. Seven or eight men tried to steal the ramuda. Favor finds the boy. He was traveling with some horsetraders led by Nick Mesa. Favor takes the boy back to Mesa. He doesn't want the boy back. Joey Gardner is looking for his Pa.

Incident of the Broken Word
31 votes

#14 - Incident of the Broken Word

Rawhide - Season 3 - Episode 11

Ben Foley resorts to murder to hide the fact the cattle he is selling to Favor are diseased. Frank Pierce accidentily shot Ben's wife years ago.

Incident in the Middle of Nowhere
5 votes

#15 - Incident in the Middle of Nowhere

Rawhide - Season 3 - Episode 22

Favor and Rowdy come upon a ballet in the middle of nowhere. A search for a pass and water leads to villians looking for gold.

Angels of Vengeance
36 votes

#16 - Angels of Vengeance

Wanted: Dead or Alive - Season 1 - Episode 33

Josh kills a young man in self-defense, the victim's father, the head of a religious cult, then orders Josh's death.

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Incident Near Gloomy River
32 votes

#17 - Incident Near Gloomy River

Rawhide - Season 3 - Episode 19

Dan Fletcher returns to his Ma and brother,Cal, whose home just burned. Cal thinks Frank Travis is trying to run them off. Frank's daughter Flora has had Cal courting her for a year, but she likes Danny.

Incident of the Music Maker
7 votes

#18 - Incident of the Music Maker

Rawhide - Season 2 - Episode 29

When Gil receives a nasty wound that becomes seriously infected, he is unaware of a Swiss jack-of-all-trades that has totally unarmed his cowboys. The Swiss has a plan for some of the cattle.

Box o' Rocks
84 votes

#19 - Box o' Rocks

Gunsmoke - Season 5 - Episode 13

A man enlists the aid of a parson to fake his own death.

Brother Whelp
84 votes

#20 - Brother Whelp

Gunsmoke - Season 5 - Episode 9

A man wants to gunfight when he returns home, after years away, and finding his brother married to his girl.

Another's Footsteps
8 votes

#21 - Another's Footsteps

The Virginian - Season 2 - Episode 24

The Virginian's friend, young Dan Grant (Paul Petersen), is killed in a bank robbery. The three robbers escape a posse but the Virginian is more persistent and tracks them to Montana. Two of the robbers are captured and the Virginian tracks the third (Johan Agar) to a farmstead occupied by a young boy and his mother (Sherree North), and suspects the absent husband is the third gunman. As he waits for the husband to return he bonds with the boy and becomes romantically involved with the wife. However, the robber returns and the inevitable showdown occurs.

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2 votes

#22 - Reckless

Wanted: Dead or Alive - Season 2 - Episode 10

Well-known businessman Tate Bradley hires Josh and other bounty hunters to find Tony Egan who killed his son, but was ruled an accident. When Randall finds the supposed killer and returns him. Bradley refuses to pay the bounty because Egan is still alive.

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The Genius
3 votes

#23 - The Genius

Bonanza - Season 7 - Episode 27

Hoss chooses a difficult path when he decides to rehabilitate a famous poet, Will Smith, who is really William Warlock Evans, who spends too much time drinking and eventually his wife arrives at the Ponderosa.

The Reluctant Rebel
5 votes

#24 - The Reluctant Rebel

Bonanza - Season 7 - Episode 11

The Generation Gap, Western-style, as Hoss tries to bring a young man and his father closer together.

Her Brother's Keeper
3 votes

#25 - Her Brother's Keeper

Bonanza - Season 7 - Episode 24

Ben and Claire Armory fall in love, but their future is jeopardized by her disabled brother.

The Fighters
3 votes

#26 - The Fighters

Bonanza - Season 7 - Episode 30

Feeling guilty for unintentionally ending the career of a professional boxer, Hoss vows never to fight again. But things change when Joe is nearly beaten to death.

The Last Mission
3 votes

#27 - The Last Mission

Bonanza - Season 7 - Episode 32

Ben and Hoss unwittingly aid a vengeful army colonel who plans to wipe out every Indian he can with a Gatling gun.

The Barbara Lindquist Story
0 votes

#28 - The Barbara Lindquist Story

Wagon Train - Season 8 - Episode 5

Cooper Smith is on his way to the town of Washburn to pick up long awaited mail for the wagon train when he stumbles upon a stagecoach robbery in progress. The very proper Miss Barbara Lindquist is on her way to meet her fiancé, mistakes Coop for one of the robbers and ends up forcing him to help her. Further misadventures see Coop wounded and both he and Barbara struggling to get to back to the wagon train for help. Believing his wound will end his days as a scout, Coop finds himself falling in love with Barbara and she with him. But will their love stand the test ...