The BEST episodes directed by Richard Whorf

Lady on the Stagecoach
star
8.80
35 votes

#1 - Lady on the Stagecoach

Have Gun, Will Travel - Season 2 - Episode 18

Paladin is traveling on a stagecoach with four others, one of whom is Della White Cloud, the educated daughter of an Apache chief. The stage is also carrying a strongbox full of gold, which Ed Rance wants.

The Giant Jackrabbit
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8.77
48 votes

#2 - The Giant Jackrabbit

The Beverly Hillbillies - Season 2 - Episode 16

While out hunting, Granny confuses the Drysdale’s new kangaroo with a giant jackrabbit.

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The Ballad of Oscar Wilde
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8.74
35 votes

#3 - The Ballad of Oscar Wilde

Have Gun, Will Travel - Season 2 - Episode 12

Paladin is hired to protect Oscar Wilde. Another 3 men apply for the job, but after Paladin upstages them they kidnap Wilde for ransom. Paladin takes care of them, his way.

Good Influence
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8.50
2 votes

#4 - Good Influence

My Three Sons - Season 2 - Episode 34

Steve pushes Chip to go on a week-long vacation with a boy he really doesn't like. The boy is very shy and timid, and when Chip calls him a chicken-clunk, he cops an unexpected black eye for his trouble. Meanwhile Bub tries his hand at painting.

Casanova Trouble
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8.25
4 votes

#5 - Casanova Trouble

My Three Sons - Season 2 - Episode 26

Steve's friend asks him to come up with a solution when she thinks her daughter is dating an older man. Steve is shocked when he sees that the initials of the fraternity pin the man gave her identifies his oldest son Mike. However it is really Robbie who took the use of Mike's pin to fix his button-less shirt.

Chip's Composition
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8.25
4 votes

#6 - Chip's Composition

My Three Sons - Season 2 - Episode 9

A composition titled “What My Mother Means to Me” has Chip baffled. After interviewing other mothers in the neighborhood, he makes a courageous effort to improvise by writing about his own Grandfather, whom he feels is the most maternal person he knows.

The Ugly Duckling
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8.20
5 votes

#7 - The Ugly Duckling

My Three Sons - Season 2 - Episode 8

Robbie is heading for an “F” in world literature until the teacher assigns a beautiful blonde newcomer as his study partner. He is attracted to her right away but soon discovers that her looks don’t even compensate for her loss of mind.

The Case of the Blushing Pearls
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8.18
52 votes

#8 - The Case of the Blushing Pearls

Perry Mason - Season 3 - Episode 4

Mitsuo Kamuri has been seeing a great deal of Grover Nichols, son of wealthy businessman Hudson Nichols. Nichols doesn't approve of his son's relationship and when Mitsuo is "caught" with a string of valuable pearls belonging to Mrs. Nichols he agrees to drop all charges provided she stops seeing his son. Things then get even more complicated when Mitsuo's uncle, who had originally strung the pearls. is found murdered. The death has been made to look like hara-kiri but the police are not fooled.

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The Romance of Silver Pines
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8.13
7 votes

#9 - The Romance of Silver Pines

My Three Sons - Season 2 - Episode 15

Steve takes a week's vacation from the family where he soon finds that he can fall in love with someone as easily as fall out of love with them. Sure that an older couple he's met are trying to play matchmaker, Fran is unsociable towards Steve at first until he points out that he only came along on the trip to appease his fellow campers.

Air Derby
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8.00
3 votes

#10 - Air Derby

My Three Sons - Season 2 - Episode 31

Robbie's only real competition for winning a school scholarship in a model airplane contest is a young boy named Roly Bates, a studious lad who has his heart set on first prize as its his only chance to get a college education.

The Pencil Pusher
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8.00
3 votes

#11 - The Pencil Pusher

My Three Sons - Season 2 - Episode 27

Chip puts his father into the uncomfortable position of defending the importance of his profession. Chip is unenlightened by the tour of the Air Force base until a full-scale emergency arises and Steve is asked to help a desperate pilot down from the air.

Mike in Charge
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8.00
5 votes

#12 - Mike in Charge

My Three Sons - Season 2 - Episode 10

Steve and Bub are both called out of town and Mike urges them to leave him in charge, only to find the role of mother hen harder than it looks. His worth is really put to the test when he learns that Robbie and Hank have been taken to hospital after an accident at school.

Death of a Gunfighter
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7.97
33 votes

#13 - Death of a Gunfighter

Have Gun, Will Travel - Season 2 - Episode 26

A ruthless gunfighter who has killed 9 men is wanted by the townspeople, who hire Paladin. The gunfighter's brother has been hanged and left out in the sreet to trap the gunfighter. On seeing this, Paladin quits the job. The gunfighter shows up and kills all the townspeople who were gunning for him. Then he and Paladin come to an agreement that if he hangs up his guns he can go back to his hometown to marry his sweetheart. But it turns out that she has fallen in love with someone else, and more trouble ensues.

Treasure Trail
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7.94
34 votes

#14 - Treasure Trail

Have Gun, Will Travel - Season 2 - Episode 19

Paladin wins part of a treasure map in a poker game and goes in search of the treasure with three other men.

Gold and Brimstone
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7.94
32 votes

#15 - Gold and Brimstone

Have Gun, Will Travel - Season 2 - Episode 39

Paladin finds a sick old man and his son trying to protect their mine from claim jumpers. The old man is delirious and thinks that Paladin is the devil and has only offered to help in exchange for their souls.

Getting Settled
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7.94
170 votes

#16 - Getting Settled

The Beverly Hillbillies - Season 1 - Episode 2

When the Clampetts arrive at their new Mansion, they are mistaken by miss Hathaway for a staff of bumbling, insubordinate, backwoods servants.

The Fifth Man
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7.88
34 votes

#17 - The Fifth Man

Have Gun, Will Travel - Season 2 - Episode 36

Ben Talman, who has murdered 12 men, escaped from jail. He kills four men in Yucca Bend within one week. Paladin is hired to bring him in.

Bub Gets a Job
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7.83
6 votes

#18 - Bub Gets a Job

My Three Sons - Season 2 - Episode 19

Bub reads an article in a magazine which is directed at bored homemakers and he begins to think that he fits the description. Steve warns him that he should control his Irish temper as it could lead to the demise of his position should he find one.

The Girls Next Door
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7.80
5 votes

#19 - The Girls Next Door

My Three Sons - Season 2 - Episode 18

Four beautiful airline stewardesses move into the vacant house next door and Mike and Robbie immediately are attracted to the glamorous career women. Meanwhile Steve is at the drawing board trying to meet a work deadline that requires his total concentration.

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Cows and Cribs
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7.77
53 votes

#20 - Cows and Cribs

Gunsmoke - Season 3 - Episode 13

An impoverished but hardworking woman's plans to adopt an orphan baby are jeopardized when Matt discovers that her improvident husband is involved in cattle rustling.

Incident at Alabaster Plain
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7.76
55 votes

#21 - Incident at Alabaster Plain

Rawhide - Season 1 - Episode 2

Rowdy's wartime friend, they spent time in a POW camp, is getting married. The bride's stepbrother, a murderer sixteen times over, has returned to claim his share of the family fortune.

The Clampetts Get Psychoanalyzed
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7.76
84 votes

#22 - The Clampetts Get Psychoanalyzed

The Beverly Hillbillies - Season 1 - Episode 33

Jethro needs a health certificate to graduate from the 5th grade, but he ends up at a psychiatrist.

Never Pester Chester
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7.71
45 votes

#23 - Never Pester Chester

Gunsmoke - Season 3 - Episode 10

Matt sets out with a vengeance to capture two trouble-making Texas cowhands who dragged Chester and left him near death.

The Big Game
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7.67
3 votes

#24 - The Big Game

My Three Sons - Season 2 - Episode 24

Robbie finds out that he won't be able to play in the big game unless he passes a math exam. Steve assures him that if he fails he will not be playing against his team's arch rival. When Chip comes down with the measles, it dampens Robbie's attempt to play even more than before.

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Chip Leaves Home
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7.67
6 votes

#25 - Chip Leaves Home

My Three Sons - Season 2 - Episode 14

Chip feels ignored by his family and decides to do them all a favour by running away from home. His solution is to strike away for far-east India very early the next morning. He takes fright while downtown and secretly returns home and hides in the attic, forgetting the farewell note he's pinned to Tramp's collar.

A Holiday for Tramp
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7.67
3 votes

#26 - A Holiday for Tramp

My Three Sons - Season 2 - Episode 23

The Douglas family goes to the train station to meet Steve but when they prepare to leave, they can't find Tramp anywhere. Tramp has wandered into the cabin of a famous actress named Marissa Montaigne who takes a liking to him.

The Masterpiece
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7.67
3 votes

#27 - The Masterpiece

My Three Sons - Season 2 - Episode 22

Chip tries to snow his teachers so he can win an art contest and almost succeeds with some help from Bub, who actually painted the artwork. Chip's teacher offers his painting to the Principal to show the school board. When Chip learns of this development, he plots with Sudsy to steal it back.

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Jed Buys Stock
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7.63
149 votes

#28 - Jed Buys Stock

The Beverly Hillbillies - Season 1 - Episode 5

Granny prepares her special mash to help cure Mrs. Drysdale of her drinking problem while Jed follows Mr. Drysdale’s suggestion to buy “stock” by buying cows, pigs, and chickens.

Milly
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7.61
23 votes

#29 - Milly

Gunsmoke - Season 7 - Episode 9

The plain but nubile daughter of a hopeless drunkard decides to marry herself off so that she and her little brother might avoid starvation.

Second Time Around
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7.60
5 votes

#30 - Second Time Around

My Three Sons - Season 2 - Episode 17

Attractive Pamela MacLish whom Steve took to Chip's grade school dance a year ago, is still trying to melt his bachelor heart. She arrives at the house on the pre-text of soliciting Bub's help to join an Irish Society called the 'Daughters of the Emerald Isle'. Soon Bub thinks that Pamela is after him.

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The Ghost Next Door
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7.60
5 votes

#31 - The Ghost Next Door

My Three Sons - Season 3 - Episode 6

Chip and his friend Sudsy see a Halloween spook carrying a candle in the neighbor's vacant house next door while out trick or treating, and are frightened out of their minds, but Steve and Bub will not believe them.

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Crossing at White Feather
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7.57
6 votes

#32 - Crossing at White Feather

Rawhide - Season 8 - Episode 13

Rowdy hires Jonas Bolt to guide the herd to and across the river. Rowdy finds Jonas drunk and fires him. The saloon owner tries to trick Rowdy out of a 1000 head using Jonas.

A Lesson in Any Language
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7.57
7 votes

#33 - A Lesson in Any Language

My Three Sons - Season 2 - Episode 7

Mike wants to go skiing on the weekend with his friends but must also keep up his Spanish studies. So he adopts the learn while you sleep method via use of a pre-programmed record player. Steve's room has just been painted so he decides to sleep in Mike's bed. Mysteriously, he wakes up speaking Spanish, and the next night Bub does the same. Before long they are both uttering phrases they couldn't possibly know.

Incident of the Tumbleweed
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7.57
106 votes

#34 - Incident of the Tumbleweed

Rawhide - Season 1 - Episode 1

Two outlaws kill their lawman escort in Favor's camp, saddling the trail boss with the responsibility of bringing them in for trial.

Sunday Supplement
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7.54
61 votes

#35 - Sunday Supplement

Gunsmoke - Season 3 - Episode 22

"There's no law west of Dodge." Two writers in from New York want to see if that's true. When a Pawnee Indian uprising seems to be brewing, they may have found their story.

Blind Date
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7.50
6 votes

#36 - Blind Date

My Three Sons - Season 2 - Episode 16

Two dates, confused phone calls and name mix-ups create a tangled evening for brothers Mike and Robbie, when each get's the other's date. Mike gets a shock when he picks up a fourteen year old, while Robbie nearly croaks at the sight of his 'older woman'.

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Spur Line to Shady Rest
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7.40
63 votes

#37 - Spur Line to Shady Rest

Petticoat Junction - Season 1 - Episode 1

Homer Bedloe from the railroad company tries to shut down the Cannonball train, but he's no match for Kate Bradley of the Shady Rest.

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Letter of the Law
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7.39
94 votes

#38 - Letter of the Law

Gunsmoke - Season 4 - Episode 5

When Matt is forced to serve an eviction notice on farmer Brandon Teek, Matt tries every way he can to help the farmer. Matt tries to speak with Judge Rambeau in the hope the Judge will stop the eviction process in the proper legal manner. When the Judge refuses to stop the court order eviction of Brandon Teek, Matt refuses to serve the eviction. The Judge hires another man to evict Teek, but the man finds the job of evicting Brandon Teek harder than he ever thought it would be. The man hired to evict Brandon Teek meets resistance from Brandon Teek and a scuffle ensues. Brandon's pregnant wife, Sarah Teek, is injured in the scuffle and loses her child because of the injuries suffered.

Meanwhile, Back at the Cabin
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7.29
183 votes

#39 - Meanwhile, Back at the Cabin

The Beverly Hillbillies - Season 1 - Episode 3

The Clampetts find that the comforts of the mansion do not always compare to the comforts of their former mountain shack. Meanwhile, Cousin Pearl is back at the cabin making eyes with the visiting oil man.

Birds And Bees
star
7.29
7 votes

#40 - Birds And Bees

My Three Sons - Season 2 - Episode 1

When Chip announces Tramp is the father of six puppies, Steve is concerned because he has never explained the cycle of life to his son. But before long a confused Chip thinks that his teacher is going to marry his father.

The Clampetts Meet Mrs. Drysdale
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7.27
138 votes

#41 - The Clampetts Meet Mrs. Drysdale

The Beverly Hillbillies - Season 1 - Episode 4

When Mr. Drysdale describes Mrs. Drysdale as being a hypochondriac, the Clampets assume she must be a drunk.

Lost Rifle
star
7.26
90 votes

#42 - Lost Rifle

Gunsmoke - Season 4 - Episode 8

Matt refuses to arrest his friend Ben Tiple without more evidence, when the man he has been feuding with is found shot in the back.

Thoroughbreds
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7.19
89 votes

#43 - Thoroughbreds

Gunsmoke - Season 4 - Episode 6

Matt and Chester, out of water while riding back to Dodge, come upon a man with two fine horses who is not very trusting. When they meet him later in Dodge, he is much different: friendly and spending money freely.

Matt for Murder
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7.18
85 votes

#44 - Matt for Murder

Gunsmoke - Season 4 - Episode 1

Matt resigns as Marshall after Tom Samples accuses Matt of killing an innocent man;however, Doc and Matt's old freind Wild Bill Hickok come up with a plan that might clear Matt of this erroneous charge of murder.

Doc's Reward
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7.17
64 votes

#45 - Doc's Reward

Gunsmoke - Season 3 - Episode 14

Doc kills a man who shoots his horse. The man's brother comes looking for Doc because he thinks Doc killed his brother for reward money.

Damon and Pythias
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7.17
6 votes

#46 - Damon and Pythias

My Three Sons - Season 2 - Episode 13

When Robbie and his friend Hank decide they want to join a club at school, Robbie insists he does not want to join Mike's old club. When he gets an offer to join the Chieftains, the one school Club his brother never belonged to, he jumps at the chance.

Tramp the Hero
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7.17
6 votes

#47 - Tramp the Hero

My Three Sons - Season 2 - Episode 4

Chip's friend has a new, well-trained German shepherd, which emphasizes to Chip just how stupid Tramp is. At three in the morning a neglected slow boiling pot of fat on the stove explodes. Tramp's barking wakes the family. Chip and Sudsy now find they have something in common to talk about.

The Hippopotamus Foot
star
7.17
6 votes

#48 - The Hippopotamus Foot

My Three Sons - Season 2 - Episode 35

Mike faces disciplinary action at the hands of the Board of Regents and the Dean of the College for a wayward fraternity prank in which several of the students have created a foot-print mould which bears a remarkable resemblance to the hippopotamus.

Too Much in Common
star
7.17
6 votes

#49 - Too Much in Common

My Three Sons - Season 2 - Episode 32

Mike realizes that he and his girlfriend are in a rut, so he decides to make a move on another girl on campus. This causes problems when his steady girl's father hears all about it.

Bub's Lodge
star
7.17
6 votes

#50 - Bub's Lodge

My Three Sons - Season 2 - Episode 6

Bub and Mike are at odds with each other because both are trying to get into different, exclusive clubs. Bub is to be installed as the D'Artagnon of the East Door, while Mike is subjected to his initiation which involves pretend fishing in front of the local drug-store.