The BEST episodes directed by Richard A. Colla

The Long Ago Girl
7 votes

#1 - The Long Ago Girl

Hardcastle and McCormick - Season 2 - Episode 16

Hardcastle cuts his fishing trip short when he receives word of the death of his old girlfriend's current husband. After deciding to check up on her, he is shot as he interrupts a burglar at her house, who looks like the deceased husband.

The Beach Boy
5 votes

#2 - The Beach Boy

Hunter - Season 1 - Episode 15

Drug dealers are feeling the wrath of a supplier they refused and the penalty is death.

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Desperate Encounter
4 votes

#3 - Desperate Encounter

Ironside - Season 2 - Episode 6

A friend of the Chief's invites him to stay and then promptly disappears, leaving Ironside to figure out what has happened to him, whilst also running the gauntlet in a town determined to cover up a secret.

Portrait of a Dead Girl (aka Who Killed Miss U.S.A.?)
16 votes

#4 - Portrait of a Dead Girl (aka Who Killed Miss U.S.A.?)

McCloud - Season 1 - Episode 1

McCloud escorts a witness from New Mexico to New York City, but loses him to kidnappers and finds himself in a murder case involving Puerto Rican nationalists, a lady novelist, a Wall Street lawyer, and a dead beauty pageant winner.

The Confirmation Day
126 votes

#5 - The Confirmation Day

The Equalizer - Season 1 - Episode 6

McCall helps a former showgirl convinced someone is stalking her and a boy whose father helped steal antiques now wanted by two separate parties.

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Price Tag -- Death
3 votes

#6 - Price Tag -- Death

Ironside - Season 2 - Episode 8

The Chief is alerted to the murder of a down-and-out by an ex-cop now living on the streets. The trail soon leads to a long line of false cheques, and an extremely unstable man.

Rape and Revenge (2)
5 votes

#7 - Rape and Revenge (2)

Hunter - Season 2 - Episode 7

Hunter ends up in San Pablo wanting to shoot Raul Mariano, the man who raped McCall and shot Hunter. McCall comes and tries to stop Hunter from killing Mariano. She fails, and Hunter shoots Mariano four times. After, Hunter and McCall must escape from an army that is trying to kill them

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The Snow Queen (2)
6 votes

#8 - The Snow Queen (2)

Hunter - Season 1 - Episode 14

Dee Dee's in danger as she moves closer to exposing a ruthless drug dealer, while Hunter fights to keep a rogue policeman from killing a material witness.

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4 votes

#9 - Priest-Killer

Ironside - Season 5 - Episode 1

A police chief who is confined to a wheelchair and a former cop who is now a priest team up to discover who has been committing a series of murders of local priests. (Note: This was a crossover episode for the short lived series "Sarge" starring George Kennedy)

Due Process of the Law
7 votes

#10 - Due Process of the Law

Ironside - Season 1 - Episode 28

Mark's date is found murdered in Golden Gate Park, and he is determined to catch the man responsible, with or without Ironside's help. When he decides to take the law into his own hands, however, he finds himself under arrest for the murder of the chief suspect.

This Year's Riot
15 votes

#11 - This Year's Riot

CHiPs - Season 6 - Episode 7

On temporary duty Ponch and Bobby hunt a drug dealer and mediate a dispute over a nude beach.

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The Storm Gate
2 votes

#12 - The Storm Gate

The Virginian - Season 7 - Episode 9

Trampas and an old friend clash over the building of a dam in Nebraska.

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The Moonstone
42 votes

#13 - The Moonstone

Gunsmoke - Season 12 - Episode 13

Chad Timpson is taking care of his mentally challenged brother, Orv. But when a rider comes into Dodge we learn that Chad has a checkered past. A past that may break up the two brothers.