Mannix

The WORST episodes of Mannix

Every episode of Mannix ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst episodes of Mannix!

Tough, no-nonsense private eye Joe Mannix investigates in this tense and violent detective series. Originally employed by an ultra-computerized organization, he later set up his own shop. But mayhem always predominated.

Last Updated: 7/29/2022Network: CBS
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One Step to Midnight
star
5.57
7 votes

#1 - One Step to Midnight

Season 6 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/12/1972

Return of a gang boss with indeterminate friends and enemies.

Directors: Don McDougall
The Search for Darrell Andrews
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5.86
7 votes

#2 - The Search for Darrell Andrews

Season 3 - Episode 22 - Aired 2/28/1970

A colleague's death leaves Mannix with the evidence he was murdered for.

Directors: Seymour Robbie
Cry Pigeon
star
6.00
6 votes

#3 - Cry Pigeon

Season 5 - Episode 19 - Aired 1/26/1972

Mannix in the middle of a gang war.

Directors: Reza Badiyi
Light and Shadow
star
6.00
5 votes

#4 - Light and Shadow

Season 6 - Episode 14 - Aired 12/17/1972

A murder investigation bumps up against hard evidence.

Directors: Sutton Roley
A Day Filled with Shadows
star
6.00
8 votes

#5 - A Day Filled with Shadows

Season 4 - Episode 20 - Aired 2/13/1971

A varsity basketball player vanishes strangely, and is sought curiously.

Directors: Paul Krasny
Murder Times Three
star
6.09
11 votes

#6 - Murder Times Three

Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/1/1971

Hired and fired, Mannix pursues a missing person.

Directors: Leonard J. Horn
Eight to Five, It's a Miracle
star
6.11
9 votes

#7 - Eight to Five, It's a Miracle

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired 2/17/1968

A faith healer gets blackmailed.

Directors: Harry Harvey Jr.
The Open Web
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6.11
9 votes

#8 - The Open Web

Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/17/1972

A gang boss engineers a deceptive getaway.

Directors: Arnold Laven
To Quote a Dead Man
star
6.17
6 votes

#9 - To Quote a Dead Man

Season 6 - Episode 22 - Aired 2/25/1973

Someone is trying to kill a bum for his ""coat of many colors.""

Quartet for Blunt Instrument
star
6.17
6 votes

#10 - Quartet for Blunt Instrument

Season 8 - Episode 19 - Aired 2/23/1975

The death of an inventor raises questions of motive.

Directors: Reza Badiyi
The Faces of Murder
star
6.29
7 votes

#11 - The Faces of Murder

Season 6 - Episode 20 - Aired 2/4/1973

Conflicting confessions have to be sifted.

Directors: Jeffrey Hayden
Tooth of the Serpent
star
6.33
9 votes

#12 - Tooth of the Serpent

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired 12/27/1969

A policeman's son is suspected in a robbery.

Directors: Paul Krasny
Shadow Play
star
6.36
11 votes

#13 - Shadow Play

Season 4 - Episode 23 - Aired 3/6/1971

A mob financier's wife dies in a hit-and-run accident.

Directors: Paul Krasny
Once Upon a Saturday
star
6.44
9 votes

#14 - Once Upon a Saturday

Season 3 - Episode 25 - Aired 3/21/1970

Carnival mishaps may be aimed at the proprietor.

Directors: Barry Crane
Cold Trail
star
6.50
14 votes

#15 - Cold Trail

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/22/1971

A big kidnapping plot and an insignificant victim.

Directors: Barry Crane
To Kill a Memory
star
6.50
8 votes

#16 - To Kill a Memory

Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/29/1972

A amnesiac veteran is up to his stripes in mischief.

Directors: Sutton Roley
To Save a Dead Man
star
6.55
11 votes

#17 - To Save a Dead Man

Season 5 - Episode 14 - Aired 12/15/1971

Evidence rules out one confession, indicates another.

Directors: Paul Krasny
The Girl from Nowhere
star
6.57
7 votes

#18 - The Girl from Nowhere

Season 7 - Episode 19 - Aired 2/17/1974

A little girl is killed leaving no identity.

Directors: Paul Krasny
Who is Sylvia?
star
6.62
8 votes

#19 - Who is Sylvia?

Season 3 - Episode 19 - Aired 2/7/1970

A murder in the offing implicates an old army chum, but the victim's identity is uncertain.

Directors: Reza Badiyi
The Upside Down Penny
star
6.62
8 votes

#20 - The Upside Down Penny

Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/5/1972

A stamp collection goes missing, and a starving artist gets rich.

Scapegoat
star
6.63
8 votes

#21 - Scapegoat

Season 5 - Episode 23 - Aired 3/1/1972

Mannix transports jewels from London, or is that his double?

Missing: Sun and Sky
star
6.64
11 votes

#22 - Missing: Sun and Sky

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/20/1969

A stolen thoroughbred has Mannix buffaloed.

Directors: Sutton Roley
Color Her Missing
star
6.67
15 votes

#23 - Color Her Missing

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/4/1969

A colleague's death leads Mannix into a dubious investigation.

Directors: Michael Caffey
Catspaw
star
6.67
9 votes

#24 - Catspaw

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired 12/8/1971

Blackmail turns to murder and beyond.

Directors: Harry Harvey Jr.
A Ransom for Yesterday
star
6.67
6 votes

#25 - A Ransom for Yesterday

Season 8 - Episode 17 - Aired 2/9/1975

A kidnapping case suddenly emerges from the files.

Directors: Bill Bixby

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