The BEST episodes written by Richard Carr

The Bionic Criminal
27 votes

#1 - The Bionic Criminal

The Six Million Dollar Man - Season 3 - Episode 9

Barney Miller, the seven million dollar man, is reactivated. Having apparently recovered, he's eager to resume auto racing. However, when the team owner won't let him race, Barney attacks the man and mistakenly believes he's killed him. Barney has a mental break from the stress and goes on crime spree, and Steve must track him down.

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The Kinsman
4 votes

#2 - The Kinsman

The High Chaparral - Season 1 - Episode 20

The Cannons care for a wounded relative who repays them by stealing the ranch payroll. Uncle Dan Brookes arrives suddenly after a 15-year absence seeking safety in the heavily fortified ranch. He conceals the fact he is wanted dead or alive for murder and has been shot by bounty hunters Mace and Gurney. When Buck hires the bounty hunters as ranch hands, Brookes saves his own skin by offering to help Mace and Gurney steal the Cannon payroll.

Steve Austin, Fugitive
18 votes

#3 - Steve Austin, Fugitive

The Six Million Dollar Man - Season 2 - Episode 22

Steve is arrested when an assassin he helped send to prison seeks revenge by framing him for murder. Steve escapes from the police and must find the assassin before the police find him.

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The Chicken Thief
28 votes

#4 - The Chicken Thief

The Waltons - Season 2 - Episode 6

John-Boy accidentally sees a family friend, Yancy Tucker, stealing chickens and must decide whether to turn him in to the sheriff. Yancy has been helping poor friends but is arrested and charged with shooting the chicken's owner. All is resolved when the owner admits to falling and shooting himself.

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The Backshooter
9 votes

#5 - The Backshooter

Rawhide - Season 7 - Episode 9

Sam Jefferson aids Rowdy after his horse takes a spill. Sam is a wanted man. He asks Rowdy to turn him in and give the $5000 to his wife.

Best Man for the Job
10 votes

#6 - Best Man for the Job

The High Chaparral - Season 1 - Episode 4

John Cannon must decide whether to send his son to possible death to save their besieged ranch. Three army deserters, who have murdered Apaches on Cannon land, are taken prisoner by Indians. Captain Dabney fails in an effort to rescue the men, but gains Apache hostages, including a female relative of Cochise. When Captain Dabney refuses to trade prisoners, and as the Apaches prepare to execute the deserters (as well as Sam, who is also an Apache hostage), Cannon must decide whether to hand son, Billy Blue, the perilous job of secretly returning Dabney's hostages to Cochise. Guest Stars: Warren Stevens as Captain Dabney, Nino Cochise, grandson of Cochise as Cochise.

Counterfeit Angels
7 votes

#7 - Counterfeit Angels

Charlie's Angels - Season 3 - Episode 15

A group of Angel look-alikes pull off several robberies, forcing the Angels to go undercover and on the lam in order to clear their names.

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Damon's Road (1)
3 votes

#8 - Damon's Road (1)

Rawhide - Season 7 - Episode 7

Jonathan Damon is building the C&L Railroad. His crew has quit do to lack of pay. The store says no more credit. Goldie, his girl, and the three girls in her act are leaving. He needs to dig up 20 men. Favor shows up with 2400 cattle and 28 men. Damon tricks the drovers in o signing work contracts and having Favor arrested for abducting Goldie.

28 votes

#9 - Hocus-Pocus

The Six Million Dollar Man - Season 3 - Episode 17

Steve poses as a magician to recover a stolen code book.

The Big Switch
152 votes

#10 - The Big Switch

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 1 - Episode 15

Gangster Sam Dunleavy sets up an elaborate alibi so that he can kill his ex-girlfriend Goldie, who left him for another man.

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The Winning Smile
17 votes

#11 - The Winning Smile

The Six Million Dollar Man - Season 3 - Episode 14

Steve investigates a security leak that has imperiled a top-secret project.

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Lost Love
28 votes

#12 - Lost Love

The Six Million Dollar Man - Season 2 - Episode 13

Steve consoles a woman whom he was once romantically involved, when her husband apparently dies in a plane crash.

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The Price of Love
4 votes

#13 - The Price of Love

The Virginian - Season 7 - Episode 18

An orphan who lived with the Graingers in Texas 15 years earlier comes through Medicine Bow. He decides to stay and work for them and is very protective of the Graingers but his years away from them have changed him - in a bad way.

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The Decision
5 votes

#14 - The Decision

The Virginian - Season 6 - Episode 25

Sheriff Dan Porter leaves his job as sheriff of Mason City to follow his wife to Medicine Bow as she is terrified of him being killed on the job. He signs on as a ranch hand at Shiloh to learn ranching but Trampas has a grudge against him for putting Trampas in jail. He hopes to buy and start his own ranch once he has learned the basics. When a Shiloh cattle drive has to divert to Mason City, he finds the young man he left in charge is not up to the challenge of the job.

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Damon's Road (2)
6 votes

#15 - Damon's Road (2)

Rawhide - Season 7 - Episode 8

Damon has Favor's crew believing the railroad is the future. Favor escapes and goes to his crew, who want to be railroaders. Favor gets Quince to sent a false telegram that Damon's payroll arrived a week ago. Favor tells Damon's old crew. They go for a showdown with Damon.

I Do, I Do
25 votes

#16 - I Do, I Do

Wonder Woman - Season 2 - Episode 8

Wonder Woman masquerades as a new bride honeymooning at a health spa to prevent a group of traitors from obtaining government secrets.

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Look Alike
24 votes

#17 - Look Alike

The Six Million Dollar Man - Season 2 - Episode 17

While Steve's away on vacation, a man who has been surgically altered to resemble Steve, goes into Oscar's office and photographs every classified material there is. Someone tries to kill Steve but Steve evades them. Steve returns just as Oscar and the false Steve are leaving a secret facility, which he photographed. The imposter tries to run away but is run over by a car. Steve then decides to assume his identity so that he can recover what he photographed.

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Death in Slow Motion
139 votes

#18 - Death in Slow Motion

Batman - Season 1 - Episode 31

Charlie Chaplin and the Keystone Kops raid the till at the newly opened Gotham movie theater. The culprits turn out to be “The Riddler” and his gang in disguise. They lead the Dynamic Duo on a crime spree chase from Mother Gatham’s Bakery, past the Gotham Library, and into a Temperance Party. At each of these events, the villains are accompanied by German film maker Van Bloheim who captures everything on celluloid.

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Stolen Faces
17 votes

#19 - Stolen Faces

Wonder Woman - Season 3 - Episode 10

People are being duplicated including Steve Trevor Jr., and Wonder Woman herself.

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Snap Decision
89 votes

#20 - Snap Decision

Gunsmoke - Season 12 - Episode 1

Matt quits his job as Marshal when he shoots Ray Gilcher, a prisoner and wartime buddy, dead in apparent self defense and it turns out Glicher was actually trying to save Matt's life.

One Killer on Ice
50 votes

#21 - One Killer on Ice

Gunsmoke - Season 10 - Episode 18

Anderson, a stylish bounty hunter, rides into Dodge City. He informs Matt that his partner has a wanted criminal at an ice house. The locale is a two-day ride from Dodge; Anderson wants Matt's help to bring the criminal in. The outlaw's brother intends to go gunning for Matt and Anderson. There's also a twist: Matt finds out Anderson didn't tell him the truth about what happened. Both Anderson's partner and the outlaw lie dead at the ice house.

The Riddler's False Notion
135 votes

#22 - The Riddler's False Notion

Batman - Season 1 - Episode 32

Robin has been captured by “The Riddler,” leaving Batman fearing his own reaction. Therefore he asks Commissioner Gordon to accompany him to the Bat-cave to witness his interrogation of Pauline, The Riddler’s moll. All clues eventually lead back to the priceless silent film collection of Mr. Van Jones, to which The Riddler is about to add his own silent masterpiece.

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The Ghost Soldiers
7 votes

#23 - The Ghost Soldiers

Maverick - Season 3 - Episode 9

Bret finds himself one of three men secretly defending a deserted government fort against war hungry Indians. He succeeds in scaring them off by clever trickery. But a suspicious Indian chief causes him to reconsider.

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The Mission
45 votes

#24 - The Mission

Gunsmoke - Season 12 - Episode 4

Matt is in Mexico to pick up a wanted criminal. When bandits steal his credentials, they spring the criminal with the idea of forming a gang of violence.

Pom Pom Angels
65 votes

#25 - Pom Pom Angels

Charlie's Angels - Season 3 - Episode 8

One by one, three beautiful cheerleaders disappear and the Angels are brought in to find them. Bosley informs the Angels that a note from a religious fanatic was sent to each of the missing girls before they vanished.

The Spotlight
2 votes

#26 - The Spotlight

Bonanza - Season 6 - Episode 33

Ben invites opera singer Angela Bergstrom to perform at Virginia City's anniversary celebration. She accepts, but does not tell him that her famous singing voice is long gone