The BEST Episodes of The Fall Guy

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 3, 2021

Network: ABC (US)

The Fall Guy was a series about bounty hunter Colt Seavers. Every week Colt and his gang was assigned to apprehend a fugitive from justice. Colt and his cousin Howie were also working as stuntmen in Hollywood. The tricks of that trade often helped them to capture their guy.

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That's Right, We're Bad

#1 - That's Right, We're Bad

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 25, 1981

Danny was framed by 'Animal' for an armored car robbery. If he goes to jail, 'Animal' will kill him. Colt and Howie go undercover in prison to protect him and it all goes awry.

star 8.79
70 votes
Writers: Mark Jones

#2 - Charlie

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Apr 7, 1982

Colt and the gang are in Las Vegas to attend a stuntman convention, where Colt meets up with old friend Charlie, a female stuntman whose brother is being hunted down by some heavies after becoming mixed up in a fraudulent scheme.

star 8.66
41 votes
Directors: Daniel Haller
Writers: David Braff
Soldiers of Misfortune

#3 - Soldiers of Misfortune

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Feb 10, 1982

Colt and Howie 'join up', as they go undercover to try and nail a master criminal who is a mercenary trainee. In the process, they meet a woman journalist with her own reasons for pursuing this story.

star 8.63
49 votes
Directors: Lawrence Dobkin
Writers: David Braff
Mighty Myron

#4 - Mighty Myron

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 17, 1982

Colt and Howie visit the circus to bring in a jewelry thief, only to find him murdered and an orangutan seemingly responsible. With the primate on the run, Colt and Howie must track him down and prove his innocence before he is put to sleep.

star 8.59
41 votes
Writers: Mark Jones
Reluctant Traveling Companion

#5 - Reluctant Traveling Companion

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 24, 1982

Colt is sent to bring a woman back from the East Coast. The problem is that the woman is not going easy and refuses to go by plane. So they go by train, and she continues to be disruptive. And right next to them is Richard Burton. And it seems that someone wants her dead.

star 8.55
38 votes
Writers: Robert Earll
License to Kill (2)

#6 - License to Kill (2)

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 20, 1982

Colt and company go to Hawaii to catch a man who turns out to be trying to stop an assassination. Things get mixed up and Colt becomes a target.

star 8.50
50 votes
Ready, Aim...Die!

#7 - Ready, Aim...Die!

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 17, 1982

A woman says she must find her brother, a gambler with a big debt to a bookie who's sworn to make an example of him, before a hit-man does.

star 8.50
46 votes
Directors: Peter Crane
Writers: Mark Jones
A Piece of Cake

#8 - A Piece of Cake

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 1, 1982

Terri sends Colt to New York City to bring in a bail jumper, only for Colt to find himself stepping into the middle of an FBI stakeout to try and nail a syndicate member -- via any means necessary!

star 8.49
45 votes
Directors: Bruce Bilson
Writers: Burton Armus
Colt's Angels

#9 - Colt's Angels

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Dec 2, 1981

Colt is sent to the Mohave Desert to bring back a biker wanted for drug dealing, rape, and assault. He infiltrates the biker's club and competes with them in difficult stunts.

star 8.47
134 votes
Writers: Larry Brody
Ladies on the Ropes

#10 - Ladies on the Ropes

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Feb 24, 1982

Eddie needs three days, so he can attend bout and prove his innocence. These skips always have a good reason to delay. He manages women wrestlers. Howie is persuaded to take part as Handsome Howard.

star 8.45
49 votes
Directors: Daniel Haller
Writers: Nick Thiel
Hell on Wheels

#11 - Hell on Wheels

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 8, 1982

When Colt is sent in to investigate a criminal at a roller derby team, Jody is persuaded to go undercover and join the skating stars to try and root out the real culprit.

star 8.44
43 votes
Directors: Vince Edwards
Writers: Duane Poole, Tom Swale
Goin' for It!

#12 - Goin' for It!

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 27, 1982

A trio of small time crooks are using cars to smuggle jewels out of the country and hit a snag when one of them sells the cars to Howie to smash up for the movie.

star 8.34
88 votes
Directors: Daniel Haller
Writers: Robert Janes
Japanese Connection

#13 - Japanese Connection

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 16, 1981

Pursuing the Rio Brothers, two small time crooks, to Hawaii, Colt and Howie find that the pair have trod on the toes of a dangerous Japanese syndicate.

star 8.30
84 votes
Directors: Jack Arnold
Writers: Janis Hendler
The Fall Guy

#14 - The Fall Guy

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 4, 1981

Big Jack sends Colt, with Howie, to find a driver who was responsible for a hit-and-run that hospitalized a young child, and who has since jumped bail. Arriving in a small backwater town, Colt discovers that the man is actually a crooked sheriff, and finds himself up against the entire town's police force.

star 8.17
278 votes
Directors: Russ Mayberry
Writers: Glen A. Larson
Colt Breaks Out (2)

#15 - Colt Breaks Out (2)

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 10, 1982

After breaking Dan out of jail and with Mary who witness the murder Littlefield engineered, Colt goes back to L.A. to vindicate Dan. But when Littlefield learns that Mary's a witness against him, he calls someone in the National Guard and they capture Howie and the stunt men who were making their way back to L.A. So Colt can't let Mary testify, and with no other choice, he goes back to Littlefield with Dan and Mary to break Howie and the others. But Littlefield is ready for him.

star 8.07
44 votes
Directors: Paul Stanley
Writers: Larry Brody
The Snow Job

#16 - The Snow Job

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Mar 3, 1982

In Aspen, a politician's wife tells Colt that she shot her husband in self-defense, but he is saying he did it himself.

star 8.04
46 votes
Directors: Winrich Kolbe
Inside, Outside

#17 - Inside, Outside

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 16, 1983

Colt refuses a bribe, so Terri is kidnapped to pressure him not to testify.

star 8.00
12 votes
Directors: Don McDougall
Writers: Lou Shaw, Michael Halperin
October the 32nd

#18 - October the 32nd

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired Dec 7, 1985

Elvira and company are filming a horror movie in an old haunted mansion during a storm.

star 8.00
3 votes
Directors: Georg Fenady
Writers: Sam Egan
The Ives Have It

#19 - The Ives Have It

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 3, 1982

Terri sends Colt to Aruba to bring back a burglar, but it turns out she is one of twins and had a good reason for the breaking and entering. But which one did it?

star 7.94
65 votes
Directors: Paul Stanley
Writers: Glen A. Larson, Lou Shaw
The Adventures of Ozzie and Harold

#20 - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harold

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Feb 3, 1982

Harold had a run-in with his brother and now faces life as Ozzie, a homeless man. He witnesses a murder and becomes a target.

star 7.92
51 votes
Directors: Ron Satlof
Writers: Nick Thiel
The Silent Partner

#21 - The Silent Partner

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Apr 28, 1982

To avoid being arrested for fraud, a country western singer frames his chauffeur for the murder of his ghost writer.

star 7.90
40 votes
Directors: Tom Connors
Writers: Larry Brand, Rebecca Reynolds
Death Boat

#22 - Death Boat

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 2, 1983

When a jewel thief has plastic surgery and takes a cruise to recover, Colt and insurance investigator Kay Faulkner join the cruise along with Howie and Jody, who pretend to be an invalid and his nurse. Now if only they could identify the thief.

star 7.90
40 votes
Directors: Paul Stanley
Writers: Lou Shaw
Colt's Outlaws (1)

#23 - Colt's Outlaws (1)

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 10, 1982

While shooting on location, Colt and his mentor Dan Wild go drinking and when they come out of the bar, the sheriff arrests Wild for being drunk. The next day, Colt learns that while in custody, Wild shot someone. Colt returns to L.A. and learns that the mayor of the town is crooked. He also finds out that the governor is trying to build a case against the mayor, but so far the only person willing to testify against him was the man Wild killed. Obviously Wild was set up. Colt then comes up with a plan. He organizes some of the stunt men who are Wild's friends, and they pose as bikers and go down to the town and tear it up.

star 7.89
45 votes
Directors: Paul Stanley
Writers: Larry Brody
No Way Out

#24 - No Way Out

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Jan 6, 1982

In Las Vegas at a cycle show, Shecky turns himself in to Big Jack and tells her he needs a bodyguard. Reluctantly, Colt takes the assignment.

star 7.87
89 votes
Directors: Bruce Bilson
Writers: David Braff
Three for the Road

#25 - Three for the Road

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Apr 14, 1982

A pretty jewel thief hops off to Mexico with Colt and his friends, joined by insurance investigator Kay Faulkner, hot on her trail.

star 7.83
42 votes
Directors: Bruce Bilson
Writers: Lou Shaw