The Best Episodes Directed by Ralph Senensky
#1 - An Apple a Day
The Fugitive Season 3 - Episode 8
Running from the police, Kimble hides out at a farm owned by a local country doctor, named Josephus Adams, whom treats his patients with little more than a dose of honey and a reassuring word. After one elderly woman under Adams care dies from a protracted bronchial infection, an angry Kimble intervenes and tries to help the patients. But in the meantime, Adams' wife, Marianne, stumbles upon Kimble's identity and tries to use that to her own advantage. When Dr. Adams teenage niece, Sharon, falls into a coma after having an alergic reaction to bee stings, Kimble risks his freedom to take her away from Adams to a hospital for treatment.
#2 - When the Wind Blows
The Fugitive Season 3 - Episode 15
In rural Wyoming, Kimble seeks refuge from the local constable at a small hotel run by Lois Carter, a young widow whom hires him as a handyman. Kimble soon befriends Lois' son Kenny, a particularly sensitive young boy whom protects Kimble from the police when they arrive looking for him.
#3 - The Chauffeur Tells a Secret
Dynasty Season 1 - Episode 7
Michael still tries to win back Fallon and tells Blake about Cecil and Fallon's agreement. Blake and Fallon argues about this. Steven is taunted on the job for being gay. Lindsay has a boy over to study, he tries to put the moves on her and she gets upset and runs off. Blake wants to have a child with Krystle. Matthew invites Steven to a dinner party at his house. In the end Steven and Claudia secretly start kissing.
#4 - Guess Who's Coming to Drive?
The Partridge Family Season 2 - Episode 12
Reuben brings the schedule for the Partridge Family summer tour and Shirley does not like the prospect of driving for two months. They decide to hire a driver. Most of the people who answer the ad are lousy drivers... until Johnny Burnhardt comes along. He helps them fix the bus and then is interviewed by the family. They tell him he's hired. Danny begins to notice that Johnny is doing some strange things on the road. He makes lots of phone calls, looking around to see that no one is watching. Then, he runs into a guy he knows at a gas station and takes money from him. Danny suspects that he is a floating bookie. One day, while Danny is spying... behind his glasses and false nose... he learns that Johnny is having coffee with the local parole officer. Danny tells Shirley who then confronts Johnny. Johnny admits that he is on parole for armed robbery and he must check in with the parole officer in every city. The following day, Danny picks up a newspaper and reads about a bank robbery.
#6 - The Train
Mission: Impossible Season 1 - Episode 24
Prime Minister Larya of Svardia is working to establish democracy, but is unaware that his personal protege, Deputy Premier Pavel, plans to set up a dictatorship. The team must persuade Larya of Pavel's plans. The IMF fakes a train ride for Larya, Pavel, and Pavel's aide Androv. They then fake a crash, put Androv and Pavel in a fake hospital, and tell them that Larya is dead. They immediately begin plans to eliminate anymemory of Larya and start arresting dissidents. Then the hospital wall slides away to reveal that Larya has heard the whole thing, and dismisses them both.
#7 - The Cradle
The Waltons Season 2 - Episode 19
Olivia finds out she is pregnant and the children set out to make her and the baby a variety of presents. Elizabeth is jealous because she thinks because she is the youngest that her Mom will not love her the same way or will never have any more time for her. In the end Olivia loses the baby
#8 - The Chicken Thief
The Waltons Season 2 - Episode 6
John-Boy accidentally sees a family friend, Yancy Tucker, stealing chickens and must decide whether to turn him in to the sheriff. Yancy has been helping poor friends but is arrested and charged with shooting the chicken's owner. All is resolved when the owner admits to falling and shooting himself.
#10 - A Partridge Up a Pear Tree
The Partridge Family Season 1 - Episode 21
Keith has a new possession... a 1952 Hudson... which is his pride and joy. The car is a lemon, however, and Keith has borrowed money from everyone in the family to make payments and fix it. Danny decides to become his business manager and teach him how to handle money. Keith can't bring himself to tell Carol, his girlfriend, that he is broke. Instead, he takes her to a kiddie show and gives her homemade popcorn. She tries to get Keith to tell her the truth, but when he refuses she runs away hurt. As Keith tries to follow her in the car... it breaks down again. Shirley suggests that Keith get a job to make extra money. He first becomes a trainee to a plumber, but can't quite get the knack of plumbing. Then he tries to learn to become a salesman of a vegetable slicer, but ends up buying the slicer for his mother. His attempt at a newspaper route ends disastrously when he sees a beautiful girl walk by. Keith tells Carol he can't take her to the prom because he is broke and she understands
#11 - Oil (1)
Dynasty Season 1 - Episode 1
The big, wealthy oil tycoon Blake Carrington and his former secretary, Krystle Grant Jennings are getting married. Krystle's ex-boyfriend, Matthew Blaisdel, who's been working as a geologist on one of Blake's oil rigs in the Mideast for a year and a half TV Guide: Part 1 of 3. The premiere of the serial drama about power, passion, money and ambition, fueled by oil and set in Denver. Geologist Matthew Blaisdel returns from the Mideast to find that the girl he left behind is engaged to oil magnate Blake Carrington.
#12 - The Fire Storm
The Waltons Season 5 - Episode 5
John-Boy tries to keep the community updated about the news in Europe sohe decides to print excerpts about Hitler's Mein Kampf in his paper. A great outcry ensues and the town is torn apart over the issue of publishing unfavorable items in the Blue Ridge Chronicle.
#14 - Sixth Sense
Hart to Hart Season 1 - Episode 18
The Harts have a deadly encounter when they enter the mysterious world of psychic phenomena. A Hart Industies employee with amazing powers of ESP, a twin sister, and a wealthy grandfather, becomes the target of a deranged killer.
#16 - Forty-Year Itch
The Partridge Family Season 2 - Episode 10
Shirley's dad visits the Partridge Family at one o'clock in the morning and surprises them with the announcement that he and Grandma have split up. Grandpa plans to stay the night before leaving for Big Sur, but he is also surprised when Grandma arrives on the scene. It's a youth versus old age confrontation between them. Grandpa wants to be """"with it"""" and Grandma is content to live a more quiet life. It's up to the Partridge Family to get things patched up, and it's not easy. Not only are Grandma and Grandpa difficult to live with when they aren't speaking to each other, but the Partridges have a club date and can't leave until the folks are back together. Plans for a reconcilement backfire and Grandpa leaves to hitchhike to Big Sur. The Partridges set out to look for him on the road and on the way to their club date. Despite the fact that they pick him up in quite a disheveled state, Grandpa is determined to continue to Big Sur. He is convinced to delay his trip and stay for the clu
#17 - The Marathon
The Waltons Season 3 - Episode 9
In Scottsville John-Boy enters a dance marathon with Daisy Garner, a total stranger. It starts out fun but quickly becomes a drudgery until Olivia comes to the rescue.
#18 - To Play or Not to Play?
The Partridge Family Season 1 - Episode 19
When the Partridges arrive at a nightclub called """"The Two Hall Inn"""" Laurie receives a warm greeting from an old friend Marc Baldwin. Marc, who once attended Laurie's high school, is putting himself through college by working at the club. There's barely enough time for introductions when club owner Harry Marino comes out, orders Marc back to the kitchen and the family inside for rehearsals. After Shirley and the kids run through one number, they see Marc come storming out of the kitchen with Marino shouting right behind him. Laurie learns that Marc and the rest of the Marino's employees (all of whom are college students) are going to strike... for better pay and better working conditions â€“ since the kitchen is hazardously outdated. Laurie, deciding it would be morally wrong to cross their picket lines refuses to perform. Shirley realizes Laurie's sense of moral obligation â€“ but there's also the family's legal obligation to consider. So, Shirley trips to talk to Marino on behalf of Lau
#23 - The Undergraduate
The Partridge Family Season 2 - Episode 4
Shirley is accepted to a class in Psychology 1A in college and she learns that Paul Bruner, a freshman in her class, has a crush on her. On the first day of school, Paul comes by the Partridge Family house to ask Shirley for a ride to a lecture given the following night in connection with their class. Paul anticipates an amorous episode to take place enroute and, quite unexpectedly, the car does run out of gas on the way home. The Family teases Shirley mercilessly for using such an old trick and Paul's parents pay a serious visit to look into the supposed romance between their son and Shirley. Their visit alerts Shirley to the fact of Paul's attachment to her. With the help of Mr. and Mrs. Bruner, Shirley decides to end the romance with a special dinner for Paul. That night, Paul rings the doorbell to find Keith Partridge greeting him.. much to his astonishment. He is then introduced to all the other members of the family and finally realizes that he is in the midst of the famous Partr
#24 - The Night of the Druid's Blood
The Wild Wild West Season 1 - Episode 24
West is furious: his superiors have refused him permission to investigate the murder of a close friend who was burned to death before his eyes.
#26 - The Pony Cart
The Waltons Season 5 - Episode 10
Auntie Martha Corrine Walton comes to Walton's Mountain to visit and soon interupts everybody's life. She and Ben make an old fashioned pony cart and she comes to the realization that she is about to die.
#27 - Is There in Truth No Beauty?
Star Trek Season 3 - Episode 5
The Enterprise hosts an alien ambassador whose outward appearance induces madness in humanoids. When Spock is driven mad after an unfortunate oversight, only the ambassador's jealous telepathic companion can save his mind.
#28 - When the Bough Breaks
The Fugitive Season 2 - Episode 4
While hoping freight trains, Kimble meets a young woman named Carol Hollister with her baby whom she is traveling to meet her husband. But Kimble doesn't know that Carol is a mentally disturbed young woman whose newborn baby died a year earlier and she has abducted another baby. Soon, Carol becomes so far gone that she mistakes Kimble as her late husband. Kimble must find a way to get the baby away from Carol and return it to it's rightfull parents while avoiding the police looking for her.
#30 - Another Final Exit
Mannix Season 1 - Episode 20
A missing million leads Mannix out of Intertect as bait for a drug ring.
#32 - Slam Dunk
Hart to Hart Season 5 - Episode 19
Jonathan and Jennifer pose as a professor and a student in a dangerous scheme to expose the person responsible for the drug framing of Max's nephew, a college basketball star.
#33 - Return of the Hero
Ironside Season 1 - Episode 29
A decorated Vietnam war hero is found guilty of murder, but the Chief, amongst others, does not believe that he is guilty. Whilst he is trying to find out the truth, somebody else is killing off the witnesses, and the Chief himself may be next on the list.
#35 - The Ghost of Sorworth Place
Night Gallery Season 2 - Episode 49
An American drifter protects a Scottish widow from the spectre of her late husband.
#36 - The Miracle at Camafeo
Night Gallery Season 2 - Episode 50
An insurance swindler stages a miraculous recovery from his fake paralysis at a Mexican shrine.
#37 - Detour on a Road Going Nowhere
The Fugitive Season 2 - Episode 12
While working as a hotel steward in Wyoming, Kimble is forced to run after learning that another hotel employee has stolen hotel funds, and Kimble becomes the suspect. Kimble escapes on a tour bus containing a bickering couple called the Langners, a visiting spinster named Louanne, a local guy named Sandy Baird, and the bus driver. But Kimble becomes trapped when the bus breaks down on a back road, and all the passengers discover his secret when his identity is revealed over the radio. Held at gunpoint, Kimble must find a way to escape by emotionally getting between his various captors before the bus driver returns with the police.
#41 - The Tyrant
Planet of the Apes Season 1 - Episode 11
Aboro, a despot, is making community life a misery; Burke, Virdon, and Galen decide to rob him of his powers.
#42 - By Fires Unseen
The Big Valley Season 1 - Episode 17
Nick returns from a trip from San Francisco with a big surprise. . . a fiance!! While he is completely smitten with her, the rest of the family isn't so quickly won over. They see the truth, that she's just not ready to leave behind the life of parties and numerous suitors, to which she has become accustomed.
#43 - Girl in the Night
Ironside Season 1 - Episode 15
Ed falls for a woman that he meets one night in Las Vegas. She promptly disappears in mysterious circumstances, and Ed and the rest of the team try to find out what has happened. Needless to say, nothing is as it first appeared; and the truth, when it eventually unfolds, proves to be tragic.
#44 - Highland Fling
Hart to Hart Season 5 - Episode 9
Jonathan and Jennifer's delightful excursion to the Scottish Highland games is laced with danger when Jennifer becomes the target of a man who is her rival for leadership of a world-famous clan.
#45 - The Dog Who Knew Too Much
Hart to Hart Season 5 - Episode 15
Jennifer and Jennifer are stalked by dangerous industrial spies after they are entrusted with a dog that happens to be carrying a valuable biogenetic formula.
#46 - Always, Elizabeth
Hart to Hart Season 5 - Episode 21
The Harts and Max fear for their lives when the debt-ridden brother of Max's penpal believes Max is rich and comes to steal some of his fortune.