The Best Episodes Directed by Roy Ward Baker

The Art Collectors

#1 - The Art Collectors

The Saint Season 5 - Episode 18

Simon meets several people who are after 3 lost Da Vinci's.

star 9.36
39 votes
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Legacy for the Saint

#2 - Legacy for the Saint

The Saint Season 6 - Episode 3

The Saint masterminds a murder caper.

star 9.33
39 votes
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The Scorpion

#3 - The Scorpion

The Saint Season 3 - Episode 4

A criminal, known as The Scorpion, is blackmailing one of the Saint's friends and he goes to stop him.

star 9.18
38 votes
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The Frightened Inn-Keeper

#4 - The Frightened Inn-Keeper

The Saint Season 3 - Episode 20

Simon finds he is unwelcome in Cornwall when he comes to the aid of a friend.

star 8.65
36 votes
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But What a Sweet Little Room

#5 - But What a Sweet Little Room

Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased) (1969) Season 1 - Episode 13

Julia Fenwick asks Jeff to find her missing aunt. The aunt stayed to herself, only going out once a week to seances. Jeff asks Jean to pose as a wealthy widow trying to contact her departed husband ""John"" to see what connection there is between the seances and a financial consultant who was the last person to see Julia's aunt.

star 8.50
4 votes
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The Town of No Return

#6 - The Town of No Return

The Avengers Season 4 - Episode 1

Four agents have vanished, looking for each other, in Little Bazeley-by-the-Sea. Steed and Emma go in for the man who went in for the man who.... and meet the odd local landlord, blacksmith and vicar. Are they more than they seem?

star 8.25
161 votes
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Whose Wife Is It Anyway?

#7 - Whose Wife Is It Anyway?

Minder Season 2 - Episode 2

When an old friend of Arthur's gets injured in a so-called "hit and run accident" Terry gets involved in minding the villain's antique shop.

star 8.20
4 votes
The Return of the Invincible Man

#8 - The Return of the Invincible Man

Minder Season 6 - Episode 3

When the local gents tailor is going out of business, he wants Arthur to get a gang together and rob his safe so he can claim on the insurance. but things start to go wrong, when the leader of the gang, Scotch Harry is accidentally blown up and he goes to Arthur for help.

star 8.14
6 votes
Second Hand Pose

#9 - Second Hand Pose

Minder Season 5 - Episode 5

When due to mix up ,Terry is left in a large industrial meat freezer, he decides to go his own way, and gets work helping out an old friend who is in the second hand furniture business.

star 8.00
0 votes
The Good Medicine

#10 - The Good Medicine

The Saint Season 2 - Episode 21

The Saint gives an unkind woman a taste of her own medicine.

star 7.92
38 votes
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Room Without a View

#11 - Room Without a View

The Avengers Season 4 - Episode 15

A brilliant scientist reappears at the house of his wife. Has he escaped from notorious Manchurian prison camp Ni-San? And why have so many missing people stayed at the Chessman Hotel? Steed and Emma book in.

star 7.91
96 votes
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Flight Plan

#12 - Flight Plan

The Saint Season 5 - Episode 13

A nun in high heels has Simon involved with a VTOL plane theft that Simon has to learn to fly very quickly.

star 7.89
37 votes
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Little Girl Lost

#13 - Little Girl Lost

The Saint Season 5 - Episode 10

Simon helps a girl who claims to be Hitler's daughter escape from Nazis.

star 7.84
38 votes
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The Time to Die

#14 - The Time to Die

The Saint Season 6 - Episode 7

Simon stalks an avenging killer bent on playing a clever game of cat-and-mouse with his pursuer.

star 7.81
42 votes
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Too Many Christmas Trees

#15 - Too Many Christmas Trees

The Avengers Season 4 - Episode 13

Christmas. Steed is having bad, seemingly prophetic, dreams, involving festive themes and a dead agent. Can he find solace at a fancy-dress party in the country home of a Dickens enthusiast?

star 7.72
103 votes
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The Thirteenth Hole

#16 - The Thirteenth Hole

The Avengers Season 4 - Episode 18

An agent is shot on the thirteenth hole of the Craigleigh golf club, so Steed and Emma join the club. Steed puts his limited skills to use in a murderous tournament, but Emma helps him get a hole in one.

star 7.72
103 votes
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Who Killed Cock Robin?

#17 - Who Killed Cock Robin?

Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased) (1969) Season 1 - Episode 14

Bird lover Mrs. Wentworth Howe left her estate in trust, stipulating in her will that the money would not be distributed among any relatives as long as a bird remained alive in the aviary at the Howe mansion. When one of the birds is shot dead, estate trust attorney Laverick hires Jeff to investigate. When Jeff shows up at the mansion, the list of possible suspects grows shorter and shorter as the relatives are murdered one by one.

star 7.67
3 votes
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The Helpful Pirate

#18 - The Helpful Pirate

The Saint Season 5 - Episode 5

A South American Dictator falls under the influence of a corrupt British scientist.

star 7.64
43 votes
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The Girl from Auntie

#19 - The Girl from Auntie

The Avengers Season 4 - Episode 17

Steed returns from holiday to find that a quite different Mrs. Peel is inhabiting his old friend's flat. With the aid of actress Georgie Price-Jones, he discovers that Art Incorporated and the Arkwright Knitting Circle are doing more together than just sharing needles.

star 7.53
74 votes
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Around the Corner

#20 - Around the Corner

Minder Season 5 - Episode 9

To cover a debt Arthur is given a greyhound, but while Terry is trying to train him, Arthur gets conned over video's that don't exist.

star 7.50
3 votes
Read and Destroy

#21 - Read and Destroy

The Persuaders! Season 1 - Episode 20

Seeking sanctuary with his old friend Brett is a spy who plans to publish his memoirs, which contain the name of every NATO, SEATO, and ANZUS agent.

star 7.48
71 votes
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#22 - Split!

The Avengers Season 6 - Episode 5

When an agent at the Ministry of Top-Secret Information is murdered, Steed and Tara have little difficulty in locating the man responsible. But when a handwriting test indicates that he is Boris Kartovski, someone Steed thought he had killed in Berlin 5 years before, our heroes find themselves drawn into the dangerous experiments of Dr. Constantine.

star 7.47
67 votes
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The Gold Napoleon

#23 - The Gold Napoleon

The Persuaders! Season 1 - Episode 2

Danny and Brett must discover whether or not Gold Napoleon coins are the originals, or replicas as a coin dealer claims them to be.

star 7.45
180 votes
The Smaller They Are...

#24 - The Smaller They Are...

Minder Season 1 - Episode 3

Scotch Harry arrives from the airport where he has been looking for easy pickings. He has struck lucky by stealing a suitcase full of banknotes, but unknown to him they are forged. Arthur hides him, until he can come to some agreement with the rightful owner

star 7.44
8 votes
The Dessert Song

#25 - The Dessert Song

Minder Season 1 - Episode 10

Terry gets a job minding a Greek restaurant after saving a relation of the owner from being beaten up.

star 7.33
2 votes
Broken Arrow

#26 - Broken Arrow

Minder Season 3 - Episode 10

Arthur finds a potential darts champion playing for peanuts in a local pub, and enters him in a local competition, but his man is nobbled, but Arthur has seen enough to organize his own tournament., but he has a novel way to make sure he makes money, no matter who wins the match.

star 7.33
1 votes
Waiting for Goddard

#27 - Waiting for Goddard

Minder Season 6 - Episode 6

A lawyer comes to see Arthur for some help in tracing an old man who has come into a considerable amount of money.

star 7.25
4 votes
The Ozerov Inheritance

#28 - The Ozerov Inheritance

The Persuaders! Season 1 - Episode 22

To retain the family jewels, an elderly Russian duchess must present proof of her marriage into the Russian Royal Family, which she says she can do with the help of a journal kept by one of Brett's uncles.

star 7.19
43 votes
The Persistent Patriots

#29 - The Persistent Patriots

The Saint Season 5 - Episode 15

Simon investigates an assignation attempt against the prime minister of a British colony.

star 7.18
38 votes
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The Queen's Ransom

#30 - The Queen's Ransom

The Saint Season 5 - Episode 1

The Saint helps a disposed mid east ruler recover jewels needed to fund a counter coop.

star 7.16
76 votes
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#31 - Teresa

The Saint Season 2 - Episode 4

Simon helps a woman find her husband a circus performer.

star 7.14
43 votes
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The Inescapable Word

#32 - The Inescapable Word

The Saint Season 3 - Episode 17

Death rays seem to be coming from a Scottish research center.

star 7.11
62 votes
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The Fiction-Makers (1)

#33 - The Fiction-Makers (1)

The Saint Season 6 - Episode 11

Simon is mistaken for a mystery novelist, whom he is visiting, by a criminal gang who forces him to plot them a successful crime.

star 7.10
67 votes
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Someone Like Me

#34 - Someone Like Me

The Persuaders! Season 1 - Episode 7

After Brett loses seven days, Danny thinks Brett is acting strange but Brett thinks someone is impersonating him. They both can't be right.

star 7.06
139 votes
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The Set-Up

#35 - The Set-Up

The Saint Season 3 - Episode 15

Simon and a young starlet go after a gangster.

star 7.05
61 votes
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Two's a Crowd

#36 - Two's a Crowd

The Avengers Season 4 - Episode 12

Colonel Psev, a mysterious and unseen foreign spy with a toy fixation, arrives in London to infiltrate a defence conference. His four aides bully Brodny, the ambassador, until he comes up with a cunning ruse: Gordon Webster, rakish male model, is Steed's double.

star 7.04
43 votes
Aces High and Sometimes Very Low

#37 - Aces High and Sometimes Very Low

Minder Season 1 - Episode 6

Professional gambler Maurice is barred from a casino after a large win, Later he is beaten up and the winnings are stolen. When he hears of a big poker game, he has to sell his car to Arthur to raise the stake money and gets Terry to mind him.

star 7.00
6 votes
Silent Dust

#38 - Silent Dust

The Avengers Season 4 - Episode 14

The lack of martens in a pleasant stretch of English countryside alerts Steed to the possible release of a fertiliser that has failed, reducing a landscape to a wasteland. But why is the local farming community so aggressive?

star 6.68
73 votes

#39 - Luella

The Saint Season 2 - Episode 19

A friend of Simon's is blackmailed after he decides to have some fun while his wife is away.

star 6.49
41 votes
Simon and Delilah

#40 - Simon and Delilah

The Saint Season 5 - Episode 21

A hated movie queen and her co-star are kidnapped.

star 6.45
38 votes
Moon Zero Two

#41 - Moon Zero Two

Mystery Science Theater 3000 Season 1 - Episode 11

Movie Plot: In the future, on the moon, an astronaut is hired by a millionaire to capture an asteroid made of sapphire. Intro: Joel explains the show's premise. Segment One: The Mads invent "Celebrity Mouth-to-Mouth Toothpaste", where celebrities throw up on your brush. Segment Two: Joel and the 'bots present a skit about the history of the space program. Segment Three: Joel plays "Rock 'em-Sock 'em Robots" with Servo and Crow as they discuss games of the future. Segment Four: Servo and Crow fight over the women in the movie. Segment Five: The 'bots give a good thing/bad thing about the movie. Gypsy thinks that Richard Basehart is the best thing in the movie. Original film made in 1969.

star 6.06
115 votes
A Little Bit of Give and Take

#42 - A Little Bit of Give and Take

Minder Season 6 - Episode 8

An old friend of Arthur's, Charlie Barker, has been banged up and the arrival of his son Shaun provides a problem when he asks Artuhur for somewhere to kip. Arthur's all set for a trip with 'er indoors to the "Costa Packet" leaving Terry to look after the lad. Shaun will have some tough decisions to make when confronted with the prospect of taking drugs - will he make the right choice?

star 6.00
2 votes
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