The BEST Episodes of Simon & Simon

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Aug 21, 2019

Simon & Simon is a show based on TWO BROTHERS who just happen to be Private Investigators. They live and work in San Diego where once a week, for eight seasons, the series revealed the loyality and love they had for one another, "they're more than brothers, they're best of friends."

Pirate's Key (1)

#1 - Pirate's Key (1)

Season 2 - Episode 13

Complications from their current case put Rick and AJ before the state licensing board to answer charges from an incident in Florida several years earlier, when AJ was engaged to Janet and working for Myron at Peerless Detectives. The incident is revealed in flashbacks taken from 1980 made for TV-""Pirate's Key"", which was the basis of the series.

star 9.67
3 votes
Pirate's Key (2)

#2 - Pirate's Key (2)

Season 2 - Episode 14

Complications from their current case put Rick and AJ before the state licensing board to answer charges from an incident in Florida several years earlier, when AJ was engaged to Janet and working for Myron at Peerless Detectives. The incident is revealed in flashbacks taken from 1980 made for TV-""Pirate's Key"", which was the basis of the series.

star 9.50
2 votes
Manna from Heaven

#3 - Manna from Heaven

Season 4 - Episode 5

Rick is in big trouble when he is accused of murdering the president of the company that repossessed his boat.

star 9.50
2 votes
The List

#4 - The List

Season 2 - Episode 18

AJ pressures Rick into taking the case of a woman accused of murdering the publisher who put her (against her wishes) on a list of San Diego's ten sexiest women, but Rick also investigates their client's mysterious secrets, while AJ is falling in love with her.

star 9.25
4 votes
The Last Time I Saw Michael

#5 - The Last Time I Saw Michael

Season 2 - Episode 8

A friend claims she just seen her dead husband alive. Cecilia Simon enlists the help of her sons when she becomes concerned about her friend's insistance.

star 9.00
4 votes
The Club Murder Vacation

#6 - The Club Murder Vacation

Season 2 - Episode 15

When Rick's pestering drives AJ to take advantage of mom's offer to share the large suite she was given (instead of a small room) at a northern California resort, he cramps her style when he tries to prove that he witnessed a murder-that nobody will believe really happened.

star 9.00
3 votes
The Secret of the Chrome Eagle

#7 - The Secret of the Chrome Eagle

Season 2 - Episode 20

Rick and AJ are hired to transport a valuable classic car to San Francisco but events along the way make them wonder if there isn't more here than meets the eye.

star 9.00
1 votes
The Skeleton Who Came Out of the Closet

#8 - The Skeleton Who Came Out of the Closet

Season 2 - Episode 23

Rick and AJ have more than they can handle when they accept a job transporting a huge man who was placed in a mental institution by his brother, only to find out he is as gentle as a lamb, and the trouble they run into against his brother makes them enlist the help of their very huge friend.

star 9.00
1 votes
Bail Out

#9 - Bail Out

Season 3 - Episode 4

AJ goes undercover as a tennis pro when he and Rick are hired by an executive's widow to investigate the parachute "accident" that had killed her husband.

star 9.00
4 votes
Corpus Delecti

#10 - Corpus Delecti

Season 3 - Episode 22

A steel denture found in a burned car is the major clue in proving a woman is dead and her insurance policy payable, but is it? The Simons $120,000 commission sits in the balance when AJ insists that they continue digging into the case.

star 9.00
4 votes
The Dark Side of the Street

#11 - The Dark Side of the Street

Season 4 - Episode 4

A threatened bridegroom begs for help a few days before the wedding, who doesn't want the bridegroom to get married?

star 9.00
4 votes
I Thought the War Was Over

#12 - I Thought the War Was Over

Season 6 - Episode 20

Rick becomes obsessed about the war in Vietnam when a buddy who saved his life there is murdered. His determination to find the killer pushes him over the edge and into a VA hospital.

star 9.00
2 votes
Play It Again, Simon

#13 - Play It Again, Simon

Season 8 - Episode 10

There's a 40 year old "LOST" manuscript to be found and A.J. is excited about the idea of one more story from his favorite detective novelist, even if it means going to L.A., where he finds everything strange, while Rick never wanted the job to begin with.

star 9.00
1 votes
First, Let's Kill All the Lawyers

#14 - First, Let's Kill All the Lawyers

Season 8 - Episode 11

Woody Grant, John Channing, and Mark Fordham are all involved in an insider trading scheme using information gained from Woody's father's company. When Woody tells John he wants out, he ends up dead. His grieving father hires Rick and A.J. to investigate, and the two manage to finger John as the killer, but their mother's new beau Doug McKenna is an old Channing family friend, and ends up defending him in court, and in his attempt to defend a client he believes is innocent, he has to rip both A.J. and Rick apart on the stand. John is acquited of the crime, and the Simon brothers come under investigation. They manage to convince Lloyd Grant to keep them on the case, but they're going nowhere until Mark also tells John he wants out, and ends up being thrown off a walkway at the university library. They go to Doug with what they know, and the three hatch a plan to catch Channing at his own game.

star 9.00
2 votes
Too Much of a Good Thing

#15 - Too Much of a Good Thing

Season 3 - Episode 9

A woman comes to the Simons when her husband disappears, they start the investigation with his job (inspecting produce for illegal pesticides) but the real surprises turn up when the investigation veers into his personal life.

star 8.86
7 votes
Double Play

#16 - Double Play

Season 3 - Episode 18

Rick is haunted by a recurring dream while he and AJ are trying to figure out who devised the elaborate frame that gets them arrested for transporting stolen securities to Mexico, and their investigation leads them to a look-a-like escort service.

star 8.80
5 votes
Who Killed the Sixties?

#17 - Who Killed the Sixties?

Season 4 - Episode 7

After she finds new evidence, AJ's former girlfriend shows back up in his life to have him and Rick look into her brother's death, which could possibly have been a murder, trouble is it was eighteen years ago and it uncovers more than that.

star 8.75
4 votes
The Skull of Nostradamus

#18 - The Skull of Nostradamus

Season 5 - Episode 5

An apprentice witch seeks Rick and AJ's help when she is threatened, but the case gets tricky when events seem to be influenced by the supernatural.

star 8.75
4 votes
Sudden Storm

#19 - Sudden Storm

Season 7 - Episode 14

After returning home from a date and spurning his advances, Cecilia's power is knocked out and she is beaten and raped by a man she can't see. AJ, who'd been on the phone with her when she was was attacked, rushed to her aid, but got there too late. Rick joined AJ and Abby in the waiting room, horrified to discover his mother has been so brutally attack. He vows vengeance while AJ withdraws into himself, unable to speak about it. They go in to visit Cecilia and find a deeply hurt and defensive woman. The brothers are both enflamed by her pain, and both start to look for the monster who did this. Rick is sure it is the man Cecilia had been out with, and goes about trying to prove it. AJ, meanwhile, is equally sure it is the gardener, who'd been seen skulking around Cecilia's house. They are both sure the other is completely wrong. Things become strained between all of the Simons - Cecilia doesn't want her boys hovering over her, and the brothers are angry with each other. After Rick b

star 8.75
4 votes
Caught Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

#20 - Caught Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

Season 3 - Episode 7

Rick and AJ are hired by a woman to find her ex-husband, a cop accused of robbery and cop-killing. In this episode, the Simons meet Downtown Brown for the first time as they help him prove his friends's innocence.

star 8.71
7 votes
Fowl Play

#21 - Fowl Play

Season 2 - Episode 9

A pro football player wants to quit fixing the games, but the people who's dirty work he's doing won't let him stop.

star 8.67
3 votes
Bon Voyage, Alonso

#22 - Bon Voyage, Alonso

Season 3 - Episode 11

Cecelia agrees to chaperone two teenage girls on a cruise, with Rick's help, but then the ship is highjacked.

star 8.67
3 votes
Writers: William Whitehead
A Little Wine with Murder

#23 - A Little Wine with Murder

Season 4 - Episode 3

A restuarant critic is killed, and his partner hires Rick and AJ to find out why and by whom.

star 8.67
3 votes
Almost Foolproof

#24 - Almost Foolproof

Season 4 - Episode 14

Rick's friend Lolita asks him and AJ to look into the disappearance of a couple of transients she was helping, then she herself disappears.

star 8.67
3 votes
Directors: Gary Grillo
Writers: Timothy Burns
Murder Between the Lines

#25 - Murder Between the Lines

Season 2 - Episode 11

AJ promises to locate a novelist's long-lost cousin within 24 hours, but this tedious all-nighter evolves into a compelling case when several murders are committed exactly as depicted in the author's lastest book, and AJ thinks he's next.

star 8.60
5 votes