The BEST episodes written by Paul W. Cooper

Guardian Angel
1 votes

#1 - Guardian Angel

The Littlest Hobo - Season 1 - Episode 21

A baby girl is abandoned on the steps of a church and the Hobo takes it upon himself to keep her from harm.

16 votes

#2 - Smoke

The Littlest Hobo - Season 1 - Episode 1

A provisioner aggressively sells traps and poison to help locals deal with wildlife, driven into their communities by a forest fire. A toddler ingests some poisoned meat, so a Hobo-lead team set out to fly in the antidote in poor weather.

93 votes

#3 - Blizzard

Little House on the Prairie - Season 3 - Episode 11

The day before Christmas vacation started, Miss Beadle lets the children out early when she notices that a snowstorm is beginning. The children aren't able to make it home before the storm starts. The men of Walnut Grove search for the children while Doc Baker takes care of the frostbitten children that show up at the school.

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Little Girl Lost
71 votes

#4 - Little Girl Lost

Little House on the Prairie - Season 3 - Episode 4

Carrie, having tagged along on Laura and Mary's classroom assignment, falls down a mine shaft, providing an alcoholic ex-miner a chance at redemption.

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Dust Child
21 votes

#5 - Dust Child

Highway to Heaven - Season 1 - Episode 11

Family and friends of a Vietnam veteran (James Whitmore Jr.) won't accept his Amerasian daughter.

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The Secret
13 votes

#6 - The Secret

Highway to Heaven - Season 2 - Episode 9

Mark is the only one who can help when his friend's fifteen-year-old adopted daughter tries to find her biological mother and the unexpected uncovered truth threatens to tear the family apart completely.

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He Was Only Twelve (1)
36 votes

#7 - He Was Only Twelve (1)

Little House on the Prairie - Season 8 - Episode 21

While Mr. Edwards, Charles, and James are in Sleepy Eye, James gets shot during a bank robbery. James, who is in a coma, is taken to the hospital. While James is in the hospital, Mr. Edwards, Mr. Ingalls, and Albert look for the bank robbers. They find them and bring them to justice. Charles continues to believe that James will get better.

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Murder in the Afternoon
214 votes

#8 - Murder in the Afternoon

Murder, She Wrote - Season 2 - Episode 3

While filming a soap opera in which Mrs. Fletcher's niece plays a part, a 'pretend' victim is really dead.

Normal People
11 votes

#9 - Normal People

Highway to Heaven - Season 3 - Episode 19

Jonathan and Mark's next assignment takes them to a halfway house for people who were confined to mental facilities but released because they're no longer deemed a danger to society, though not yet fully rehabilitated. The other members of the neighborhood don't want them there because of their past condition, but when they meet each other they begin to realize their humanity.

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Death Takes a Curtain Call
176 votes

#10 - Death Takes a Curtain Call

Murder, She Wrote - Season 1 - Episode 9

While attending a special ballet performance, Jessica helps solve the backstage murder of a young dancer by a defecting ballerina.

Color Jennifer Dead
10 votes

#11 - Color Jennifer Dead

Hart to Hart - Season 1 - Episode 12

Jennifer has her protrait done as a gift to Jonathan for their anniversary. When the young artist is murder, the Harts mingle in the high-society art world where Jennifer becomes the target of a shady art speculator.

Call Me Lucky / Torch Song
39 votes

#12 - Call Me Lucky / Torch Song

Fantasy Island - Season 1 - Episode 14

In "Call Me Lucky" compulsive gambler Harry Beamus wants to be the luckiest gambler alive, realizing his separation from his son may come at a high cost. In "Torch Song" a woman wishes to become a torch singer just like her grandmother.

The Cloudburst
14 votes

#13 - The Cloudburst

The Waltons - Season 5 - Episode 8

John-Boy sells his Meadow to a mining company to meet payments on his printing press. Ike and Corabeth follow suit. What everybody doesn't know is that the company plans to strip mine which will ruin the land.

Close Encounters of the Heavenly Kind
12 votes

#14 - Close Encounters of the Heavenly Kind

Highway to Heaven - Season 2 - Episode 14

Jonathon and Mark are assigned to help UFO watcher Harvey Milsap gain custody of his recently orphaned grandson, Adam. Harvey's across-the-street neighbor Mildred Kelsey, who is furious when Harvey fools with his radio equipment while her soap is on, slowly but surely falls in love with him.

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59 votes

#15 - Love

Little House on the Prairie - Season 9 - Episode 10

Laura's childhood friend, Jane Canfield, comes back to Walnut Grove. Although she is blind, she falls in love with Mr. Edwards, a person who was old enough to be her father. Jane then undergoes an operation which allows her to see again. After a lot of soul searching, Mr. Edwards tells Jane that she should go out and find herself a better life. At the end of the show, we see Mr. Edwards in the distance watching Jane leave on the stagecoach.

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Welcome To Olesonville
98 votes

#16 - Welcome To Olesonville

Little House on the Prairie - Season 9 - Episode 3

Harriet finds a bearer bond from Walnut Grove. She uses this to try to get people to follow her suggestions. She tells the town council that if she doesn't get her way, she will cash in the bond which would force the town to pay Mrs. Oleson over $10,000.

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Why Punish the Children?
5 votes

#17 - Why Punish the Children?

Highway to Heaven - Season 4 - Episode 9

Jonathan and Mark see if they can change reforms that only allow mothers in prison to see their kids behind a glass wall. Market and Jonathan have trouble convincing the warden that the present policy needs to change to allow mothers in prison to see their kids without a glass wall. During the night one of the warden's children is scared and begins screaming for her father only to find out that the father can't touch his own child to comfort her.

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The Squeaky Wheel
2 votes

#18 - The Squeaky Wheel

Highway to Heaven - Season 5 - Episode 7

A former war vet lost His legs in the war. He later on realizes that even though He's handicapped, He still has a lot to offer.