The Best Episodes of Simon & Simon

Last Updated: Feb 6, 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 9.50
2 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 9.00
1 votes
The List

#3 - 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 9.00
3 votes
The Secret of the Chrome Eagle

#4 - 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

#5 - 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
Manna from Heaven

#6 - 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 9.00
1 votes
I Thought the War Was Over

#7 - 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
Who Killed the Sixties?

#8 - 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 Last Time I Saw Michael

#9 - 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 8.67
3 votes
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Bail Out

#10 - 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 8.67
3 votes
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Too Much of a Good Thing

#11 - 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 8.67
6 votes
Corpus Delecti

#12 - 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 8.67
3 votes
The Dark Side of the Street

#13 - 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 8.67
3 votes
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Almost Foolproof

#14 - 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
The Club Murder Vacation

#15 - 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 8.50
2 votes
Caught Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

#16 - 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 8.50
6 votes
Double Play

#17 - 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.

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4 votes
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You, Too, Can Be a Detective

#18 - You, Too, Can Be a Detective

Season 7 - Episode 3

Rick gets a telephone call from a girl who is inspired by his book and does some detective work herself, only to be arrested. Her eagerness equals trouble to have around, but it turns out she's right, and the Simons wish they'd taken her hunch more serious a lot earlier.

star 8.50
2 votes
Shadows

#19 - Shadows

Season 7 - Episode 4

The Simon family are enjoying a day at the ballpark when a 'kid' takes off with AJ's wallet. AJ pursues the kid and catches her, but Allison swears it was just an initiation into a club, so he lets her go. She turns up again at the office to return some things that had 'fallen out' of AJ's wallet. She says she's there to ask for help, but the minute the brothers' backs are turned, she takes off with Rick's $1,000 camera. It turns out that she is working as a prostitute to survive. Her pimp has decided one of her co-workers who is also a friend needs to die. Allison is doing her best to keep her friend alive and out of the pimp's reach. She's pawned Rick's camera for $50 worth of groceries. When the 'customers' get rough with her, Allison flees to AJ's for a safe haven for a night. She's touched by his kindness after she'd stolen Rick's camera, but not touched enough to keep from 'borrowing' AJ's gun. AJ and Rick catch up to her in time to find her friend is dying. When she dies at t

star 8.50
2 votes
The Least Dangerous Game

#20 - The Least Dangerous Game

Season 1 - Episode 5

Rick and AJ are hired to investigate the death of an animal keeper, they go undercover at the zoo but become very suspicious of their client, a wealthy benefactor.

star 8.40
10 votes
Directors: Alan J. Levi
Writers: Richard Chapman
The Cop Who Came to Dinner

#21 - The Cop Who Came to Dinner

Season 6 - Episode 4

Town is injured and becomes their house guest, without telling them his life may be in danger.

star 8.40
5 votes
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Revolution #9 1/2

#22 - Revolution #9 1/2

Season 4 - Episode 12

The Simons fun-loving fortune-hunting uncle turns up and drags them off to a South Seas island to investigate why the dividend checks stopped coming from a crazy investment that had started to pay off.

star 8.33
3 votes
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The Skull of Nostradamus

#23 - 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 8.33
3 votes
Quint Is Out

#24 - Quint Is Out

Season 5 - Episode 9

The brothers become concerned when a vengeful ex-con is on the loose.

star 8.33
3 votes
The Case of Don Diablo

#25 - The Case of Don Diablo

Season 6 - Episode 9

Rick refuses to give up his search for the $100,000 case of Don Diablo Wine Cooler when the contest's ad executive hires AJ to find it, making Rick and AJ rivals in the search.

star 8.33
3 votes