The Best Episodes Directed by Tom Gries

The Discotheque Affair

#1 - The Discotheque Affair

The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Season 2 - Episode 5

Napoleon Solo is given the job of searching for Thrush security records.

star 8.00
5 votes
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When the Rat's Away the Mice Will Play

#2 - When the Rat's Away the Mice Will Play

Batman (1966) Season 1 - Episode 12

Batman manages to escape the Riddler’s death trap. He and Robin decide to lay low until they can figure out the Riddler’s caper. Meanwhile, the Riddler frees King Boris, who brings a gift to a major monument in Gotham City. It turns out the Riddler has substituted a bomb for King Boris’s gift and he is demanding a ransom. The Riddler, though, overplays his hand, enabling Batman and Robin to capture the Riddler and his gang.

star 7.79
59 votes
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#3 - Wheels

Mission: Impossible Season 1 - Episode 7

In the country of Valeria, the IMF must assure that the corrupt Nationalist party's rigged voting machine doesn't give them the election.

star 7.72
51 votes
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A Riddle a Day Keeps the Riddler Away

#4 - A Riddle a Day Keeps the Riddler Away

Batman (1966) Season 1 - Episode 11

King Boris, who hails from a European country, comes to Gotham City for a visit. Upon his arrival, there is a disturbance, which includes a clue from the Riddler. Batman and Robin investigate and get on the Riddler’s trail. They are trapped by the criminal, who ties them to large wheels that will spin with ever-increasing speed until they are dead.

star 7.61
74 votes
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Fine Finny Fiends

#5 - Fine Finny Fiends

Batman (1966) Season 1 - Episode 33

Alfred is kidnapped by the Penguin ans his finny fiends while buying caviar for the Multimillionaires Annual Award Dinner. Although the loyal butler does not know the secret location where the dinner is to be held, Penguin brainwashes the man-servant as part of his diabolical scheme. Batman and Robin track down the Penguin’s hideout on a fishing pier owned by "Knott A. Fish," only to walk into a trap.

star 7.38
37 votes
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Batman Makes the Scenes

#6 - Batman Makes the Scenes

Batman (1966) Season 1 - Episode 34

The Penguin learns the location of the Multi-millionaires Annual Award Dinner from Alfred: on board Bruce Wayne’s S.S. Gotham Neptune. His female fink Finella replaces the beauty queen for the chosen charity Miss Natural Resources, pops out of a giant cake at the diner and proceeds to gas all the multimillionaires present, as well as Bruce Wayne and Master Grayson’s replacements: Batman and Robin.

star 7.36
37 votes