The BEST episodes written by Ed Waters

The Partisan
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9.50
4 votes

#1 - The Partisan

Combat! - Season 5 - Episode 25

Hanley sends Saunders' patrol to scout for artillery shelling the factory they've been ordered to hold. Ambushed by a German squad, Saunders is knocked out and Caje is badly wounded and captured. Saunders finds refuge in the home of blind Babette (Claudine Longet) and her boyfriend Michel (Robert Duvall), who is not who he claims.

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To Cage a Seagull
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8.67
8 votes

#2 - To Cage a Seagull

Mannix - Season 4 - Episode 10

A Nazi Party figure turns up in the routine investigation of a helicopter crash.

The Lipstick Killer
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8.17
6 votes

#3 - The Lipstick Killer

T.J. Hooker - Season 3 - Episode 13

Following the bludgeoning to death of a nurse, Hooker and co. investigate the case, the latest in a series of similar murders - a string of killings that Hooker investigated years before that has recently began again, in which the attacker sends a rose to the intended victim prior to the attack. With the aid of a disabled veteran detective and a top psychiatrist, Hooker and the team investigate and find evidence that the murderer, always dressed as an old-fashioned nurse, may actually be a man. But the pattern of the killings suggests that they have less than 48 hours to catch the killer before he / she strikes again...

Walk a Double Line
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8.11
7 votes

#4 - Walk a Double Line

Mannix - Season 7 - Episode 18

An open and shut case gets padlocked.

Mission: McCall (1)
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8.00
15 votes

#5 - Mission: McCall (1)

The Equalizer - Season 3 - Episode 6

Scott discovers that his father has been kidnapped by someone, and following his father's instructions, contacts an old Company colleague, Richard Dyson, who sets things in motion to find out who has McCall and to get him back.

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Exercise in Murder
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8.00
3 votes

#6 - Exercise in Murder

T.J. Hooker - Season 3 - Episode 15

In pursuit of a trio of diamond thieves, who escape via helicopter, Hooker is devastated when he accidentally shoots a 9-year-old boy, leaving the youngster critical in hospital. Meanwhile, Corrigan is concerned when his steady girlfriend Jill starts acting strangely before abruptly breaking off their relationship. The girl is actually being blackmailed by the trio of robbers; and when her body is found washed up from the ocean, Stacy goes undercover at the aerobics gym where Jill worked to try and get a lead, endangering herself in doing so...

The Casket
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8.00
3 votes

#7 - The Casket

Combat! - Season 4 - Episode 12

Saunders is trying to get a wounded Kirby to medical help. He tries to commandeer the truck of an embittered French woman who resists his efforts, determined to give her son a proper burial.

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In the Money
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7.79
13 votes

#8 - In the Money

The Equalizer - Season 3 - Episode 4

The trading on Wall Street gets a little rough; McCall and Mickey pull a half-drowned woman from the river after she gets in the way of some ruthless manipulators.

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Mission: McCall (2)
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7.53
14 votes

#9 - Mission: McCall (2)

The Equalizer - Season 3 - Episode 7

Scott discovers that his father has been kidnapped by someone, and following his father's instructions, contacts an old Company colleague, Richard Dyson, who sets things in motion to find out who has McCall and to get him back.

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In Uncertain Bondage
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7.46
70 votes

#10 - In Uncertain Bondage

Kung Fu - Season 2 - Episode 16

Caine recalls lessons learned as a youth when he and a Southern belle are trapped in a deep pit, held there by kidnappers.

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The Soldier
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7.45
75 votes

#11 - The Soldier

Kung Fu - Season 2 - Episode 8

Caine is accused of taking part in a bandit ambush, and is taken prisoner by the U.S. Cavalry. He meets a soldier that is a conscientious objector that helps him clear his name.

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Superstition
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7.39
100 votes

#12 - Superstition

Kung Fu - Season 1 - Episode 12

Walls imprison the men unjustly sentenced to work as miners at a brutal labour camp. Yet an even greater barrier holds them captive; fear of the camp's ancient Indian curse. But Caine knows no such fear.

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Besieged (1): Death on Cold Mountain
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7.20
39 votes

#13 - Besieged (1): Death on Cold Mountain

Kung Fu - Season 3 - Episode 10

A reclusive hermit, Tamo, arrives at the Honan monastery to inform them that the Tukien monastery was attacked and destroyed by a warlord with his cannon, and that he has survivors seeking refuge there. One of the survivors is a woman who wants to become a Shaolin monk. She later reveals the warlord wanted her to be his wife, and she fled. Now the warlord is preparing to attack the monastery and having his cannon brought there.

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The Garments of Rage
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7.18
37 votes

#14 - The Garments of Rage

Kung Fu - Season 3 - Episode 9

Caine goes to work for a railroad which is being sabotaged, and meets a Shaolin priest he knew before.

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Night of the Owls, Day of the Doves
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7.16
43 votes

#15 - Night of the Owls, Day of the Doves

Kung Fu - Season 2 - Episode 17

Caine must defend prostitutes that want to start a new life with land bequeathed to them, from cattlemen that want to seize it for themselves.

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Cry of the Night Beast
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7.02
42 votes

#16 - Cry of the Night Beast

Kung Fu - Season 3 - Episode 7

Caine hears the cry of a child begging to be saved, but there is no child to be found. Only a very young buffalo calf and his mother. Caine protects him from a hunter who is determined to kill him for the hide.

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Wish You Were Here (1)
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7.00
29 votes

#17 - Wish You Were Here (1)

Jake and the Fatman - Season 2 - Episode 1

Jake goes to Hawaii to visit a longtime friend, John Graney, but finds him dead when he arrives. Meanwhile McCabe resigns his position as district attorney and decides to move to Hawaii.

Wish You Were Here (2)
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7.00
29 votes

#18 - Wish You Were Here (2)

Jake and the Fatman - Season 2 - Episode 2

Jake continues trying to find Graney's murderer, now while under suspicion of John's partner's murder.

It Ain't Necessarily So
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7.00
29 votes

#19 - It Ain't Necessarily So

Jake and the Fatman - Season 2 - Episode 7

A burglar surprises Wallace Cogan, a publisher of adult magazines, and his wife Marina when they are returning home from a holiday. He kills Marina, but is wounded by Cogan before he gets away.

The Predators
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7.00
40 votes

#20 - The Predators

Kung Fu - Season 3 - Episode 5

Caine is accused of murder and must seek out a witness who is a member of a gang of Indian scalphunters, who doesn't want to help him. He must also deal with an Apache warrior who wants to kill the witness for his crimes against the Apache.

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Besieged (2): Cannon at the Gates
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6.92
37 votes

#21 - Besieged (2): Cannon at the Gates

Kung Fu - Season 3 - Episode 11

Caine and the others try to defend the monastery, while the cannon the Warlord SIng wil attack them with is still enroute. In the meantime, he must contend with the fact that a woman who wants to become a Shaolin monk and rejected Sing's hand in marriage, has fallen in love with him.

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Cry Silence
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6.89
8 votes

#22 - Cry Silence

Mannix - Season 6 - Episode 2

A priest's vows give a murderer a second chance.

Cold Trail
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6.50
13 votes

#23 - Cold Trail

Mannix - Season 5 - Episode 2

A big kidnapping plot and an insignificant victim.

Reckoning
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6.20
5 votes

#24 - Reckoning

The Virginian - Season 6 - Episode 1

The Virginian, John and Elizabeth go to Texas where The Virginian is seen by members of a gang whose leader thinks The Virginian is responsible for the death of his brother seven years earlier. Elizabeth is kidnapped to trap him.

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All That Shatters
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0.00
0 votes

#25 - All That Shatters

Baretta - Season 4 - Episode 9

War veterans are being blamed for a series of bombings that are actually the work of a wheelchair-bound bomber who is attacking buildings and transportation systems without handicap access.

The Appointment
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0.00
0 votes

#26 - The Appointment

Baretta - Season 4 - Episode 18

Baretta tries to find out why a laundry owner, who happens to be engaged to his cousin, refuses to identify the two men who held up his store and killed a cop.