The BEST episodes of Banacek
Every episode of Banacek ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Banacek!
Peppard played Thomas Banacek, a suave, Polish-American freelance investigator based in Boston, who solved seemingly impossible thefts (see locked room mystery). He then collected from the insurance companies 10% of the insured value of the recovered property. One of Banacek's verbal signatures was the quotation of strangely worded yet curiously cogent "Polish" proverbs. -- WikiPedia
#9 - The Two Million Clams of Cap'n Jack
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/7/1973
Banacek is hired to retrieve valuable stock certificates stolen from a major food company on the eve of a planned merger.
#10 - Let's Hear It for a Living Legend
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/13/1972
When a professional football player vanishes from the field of play in front of a large crowd and millions of TV viewers, Banacek is called in by the owner of the team to solve the mystery.
#11 - No Sign of the Cross
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/11/1972
A priceless gold cross disappears en route from Mexico to Los Angeles, despite being guarded by an army officer and handcuffed to a priest.