The BEST episodes written by Kay Lenard
#2 - Glow Against the Sky
Combat! - Season 2 - Episode 8
Sgt. Saunders and his squad become trapped in a cellar of a French village as the Germans sweep through and capture the town. Billy Nelson is seriously wounded, delirious, screaming, and endangering the squad. Saunders leaves him in the street in hopes the Germans will take care of him. German Captain Neubauer (Kurt Kreuger) is bent on making Nelson reveal the whereabouts of the squad, as Saunders desperately devises an escape plan.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#3 - The Haunted Trees
Have Gun, Will Travel - Season 2 - Episode 38
Ben Howard is disinherited in his father's will. When his father dies, Mrs. Sarah Howard takes over running the family's lumber company. She claims that Ben is sabotaging the work and scaring off the workers. Mrs. Howard hires Paladin to stop the problems and get rid of Ben.Watch Now:Amazon
#6 - Command
Combat! - Season 2 - Episode 30
A wounded Hanley is replaced in the field by Lieutenant Douglas (Joseph Campanella), who is surly and opinionated even by Saunders' standards. At one point, he orders a soldier to burn a picture of his daughter, and then grinds it into the dirt with his boot. Saunders discovers what led to Douglas's leadership style and helps him get past it.
#7 - Counter-Punch
Combat! - Season 2 - Episode 22
As the Germans make a breakthrough, rear-echelon troops are ordered to prepare for battle. Never able to form into a fighting force, they become stragglers separated from any cohesive unit. Saunders and Caje are also separated and pick up several of the rear-echelon stragglers, now deep in German territory. While the rear-echelon troops have no combat experience, they each contribute in their own way in the effort to punch back and return to their lines.
#8 - Fly Away Home
Combat! - Season 3 - Episode 9
Sgt. Keeley has lost faith in humanity and invests all his devotion to his carrier pigeons, which he has trained for military use.
#9 - The Impostor
Combat! - Season 3 - Episode 10
Hanley must take the place of a G-2 officer on a mission to spy on a German HQ. He is to meet three men for the mission. He discovers that one of them has been killed and although the corpse is dressed in a German Uniform, he is recognized by Kirby as an American G.I. They now suspect that one of the three men is a German disguised as an American G.I.
#10 - The Silver Service
Combat! - Season 3 - Episode 5
Sent to the rear to recover from injuries, Kirby and Caje encounter Harry White (Mickey Rooney), a cheater and schemer who has been fighting the war from a bar stool. White escapes from the gamblers he fleeced just before an artillery attack. Kirby stumbles out of the village, stunned and injured. He finds White and they are taken in by Claudette (Claudine Longet) and her grandfather, but the challenges keep mounting.Watch Now:Apple TV
#11 - The Convict
Combat! - Season 3 - Episode 22
A German shell strikes a prison, releasing convicted criminals into the countryside. One unscrupulous convict assumes the identity of a French resistance fighter, from whom Saunders needs help.
#13 - Hawk
Gunsmoke - Season 15 - Episode 5
A white woman refuses to accept her half-breed son, who Festus brings to her home wounded and needing help.
#14 - Morgan
Gunsmoke - Season 15 - Episode 23
Matt is away, and Morgan sees his chance to take over. He breaks into the Long Branch, and Kitty is forced to take action.
#15 - Sweet Annie Laurie
Bonanza - Season 10 - Episode 15
Hoss offers to help Annie Laurie, a beautiful young woman who is running away from her abusive husband, a career criminal who is determined to keep his wife under his control and travel with her throughout the southwest, any which way he can.
#16 - Company of Forgotten Men
Bonanza - Season 10 - Episode 19
A retired Army sergeant, bitter that he never received his pension from the government, kidnaps one-time friend Candy and forces him to go along with a daring plan to blow up the U.S. mint in Carson City and hold the gold and silver for ransom.