The Best Episodes Directed by Aaron Lipstadt
#1 - Identity Crisis
Memphis Beat Season 2 - Episode 8
Dwight and Whitehead are called in when a man takes hostages at a local bank; Tony breaks up with Paula Ann.
#2 - Play It Again, Seymour
Quantum Leap Season 1 - Episode 9
April 14, 1953: With looks that could double for Humphrey Bogart, Sam is Nick Allen, a private investigator looking for the murderer of his partner and, if he doesn't find the answer in time, himself. The case is solved with a number of Casablanca references as Sam launches a new pulp novelist along the way.
#3 - Lost
Memphis Beat Season 2 - Episode 3
A despondent father comes to Dwight to help search for his missing daughter. When it appears she may have been the victim of foul play, suspicion immediately falls on her abusive husband. Lt. Rice finds herself left out of a big piece of family news, and Whitehead goes to a surprising source when he needs to brush up his firearm skills.
#4 - Soul Mates
Common Law (2012) Season 1 - Episode 3
When Wes and Travis delve into the world of online dating to solve the murder of a thirty year-old woman named Darby Jensen, Wes finds more than he bargains for when he discovers his ex-wife uses the dating site as well.
#5 - Hold Back the Night
Bosch Season 5 - Episode 9
Chandler and Bosch locate Spencer, and try to pressure him to flip. At Borders' habeas hearing, Chandler gains standing for Bosch and reveals the Cronyns' conspiracy. Edgar connects Marcos and Arias to a shady Haitian under CIA protection. Irving considers his future. Pierce and Vega catch a gruesome new homicide. Bosch has one remaining loose end to tie up in the Skyler murder.
#6 - Zerstörer Shrugged
Grimm Season 6 - Episode 12
The prophecy that was uncovered comes to pass when a dark force arrives in Portland with its eyes set on Diana. In an effort to protect her, Nick, along with Capt. Renard and Adalind, returns to the scene of his first investigation as a Grimm. Back at the Spice Shop, Monroe, Eve and Rosalee make a discovery that uncovers the origins of the mysterious stick. Meanwhile, Hank and Wu are called to a crime scene that is connected to the gang's greatest threat.
#7 - Joe Day Afternoon
Medium Season 3 - Episode 17
Time is of the essence when a disgruntled worker with nothing to lose takes Joe and three others hostage. Allison and Ariel are plagued by an overwhelming feeling of dread, as police mobilize to bring the hostage situation to an end.
#8 - Four Dreams (2)
Medium Season 3 - Episode 2
Allison and Bridgette continue having the same odd dreams as Allison comes closer to figuring out what the dreams mean and how they relate to a series of shootings/killings. Clay still won't leave Allison's house, but his purpose eventually becomes clear and Allison's opinion of him changes. Meanwhile, Devalos' health is evaluated after a rush hospital visit and Scanlon's relationship with the mayor's liaison Lynn takes a turn for the worst.
#10 - Apocalypse, Push
Medium Season 3 - Episode 11
Arliss Howard reprises his role as Texas Ranger Kenneth Push, who returns to Allison's life when he experiences unnerving visions about a Phoenix-based slaying. Meanwhile, Joe tells a little white lie---and suffers the consequences.
#11 - Oregon
Awake Season 1 - Episode 5
Detective Britten suddenly becomes a suspect in his own case when an FBI agent, Santoro, questions his methods of tracking down a serial killer thought to be dead. Meanwhile, in the wake of her son's death, Hannah is finding comfort in exploring the possibility of moving to Oregon and going back to school.
#12 - Honeymoon Express
Quantum Leap Season 2 - Episode 1
April 27, 1960: As Tom McBride, a New York City cop on his honeymoon, Sam must save himself from a jealous, and sociopath, ex-husband. To make matters worse, the Project's funding will be cut off, stranding Sam alone in the past, unless he can prevent the U2 flight from being shot down over Russia.
#13 - Chupacabra
Grimm Season 4 - Episode 8
An unsuspecting traveler brings a blood-sucking legend with him to Portland, and Nick and Hank find themselves investigating the gruesome trail of "El Chupacabra." Meanwhile, Monroe and Rosalee prepare to leave for their long-overdue honeymoon as they are met with more threats regarding their marriage. Elsewhere, Viktor and Adalind decide to take a trip of their own, while Wu decides to confront Nick about what he has been seeing.
#14 - Dirty Little Secret
Rizzoli & Isles Season 3 - Episode 2
Tensions continue to mount between Jane and Maura, causing those close to them to be caught in the middle. But they must put aside their differences when they investigate the case of a college student who died in a tunnel. Meanwhile, Frankie Sr. returns with news that upsets Angela.
#17 - Blind Love
Grimm Season 6 - Episode 7
Rosalee surprises Monroe with a getaway for his birthday and invites most of the gang to join them. Things take a shocking turn when a hotel employee targets Nick in an effort to avenge his father. Meanwhile, Eve gets a visit from a dark force that she has seen before. Elsewhere, Capt. Renard spends the weekend with Diana when a former ally decides to get even.
#18 - How to Kill a Good Guy
Medium Season 7 - Episode 4
While investigating a missing girl's murder, Allison experiences more friction with Scanlon after finding a possible link to his late brother. Also, Ariel deals with her siblings' reactions to her leaving for college.
#19 - The Wisdom of the Desert
Bosch Season 5 - Episode 7
Stranded in the desert without backup, Bosch closes in on his murder suspects and learns more about Clayton. Worried about her dad, Maddie turns to Billets for answers. Billets, in turn, confronts Edgar about Bosch's rogue mission. Pierce and Vega head to Bakersfield to find Jose Jr. Anderson gets a tip about police misconduct in the Borders case, and Cronyn implicates Bosch.
#20 - Under Covers
NCIS Season 3 - Episode 8
When bodies of two hired assassins are delivered to the NCIS team, Ziva & Tony go undercover assuming the victim's identities in order to find the person who hired the assassins for their mission. While working on the case, Ziva & Tony spend some quality time in a luxury hotel and the attraction between them arises. Gibbs discovers that his team is not the only one working on the case.
#22 - Requiem
Powers (2015) Season 2 - Episode 6
As Calista is about to be crowned the newest shining star of the Powers universe by Conrad Moody III, CEO of the most powerful Powers merchandising company on the planet, a valuable member of the community is murdered. With Walker and Pilgrim suspended, they are powerless to stop the city from unraveling around them.
#23 - When Push Comes to Shove (1)
Medium Season 1 - Episode 16
After somehow seeing Capt. Kenneth Push in a vision at a murder scene, Allison calls upon his assistance to find a serial killer. However, the only way Capt. Push can help is by literally putting his life on the line.
#25 - Heads Will Roll
Medium Season 3 - Episode 21
The investigation of the murder of Walter Paxton's wife continues, as it is now determined that a serial killer is on the loose. While helping Devalos and Scanlon with the case, Allison discovers that her new friend Debra is the next victim. Allison goes to great lengths to protect Debra, but is shocked to find that her new friend isn't who she thought she was. Meanwhile, Joe debates being part of a lawsuit against Aerodytech, the company he's been loyal to for years.
#26 - Someone to Watch Over Me
Crossing Jordan Season 5 - Episode 16
A father is murdered and his daughter becomes a target of an assassin, stirring some hard memories for Jordan. Elsewhere, a high profile family makes life hard for Dr. Macy when their son is killed in a tragic accident.
#27 - Stories We Tell Our Young
Grimm Season 3 - Episode 6
Nick faces his toughest challenge yet when he and Hank investigate a case that combines religious phenomenon with the dark dealings of the Wesen Council. Meanwhile, Rosalee is torn when Nick's case challenges her Wesen loyalties. Elsewhere, Captain Renard leaves town to tend to some "family matters."
#28 - Map of the Seven Knights
Grimm Season 5 - Episode 10
Monroe gets a call from a relative in Germany that will bring Nick closer to his ancestors. Things get complicated when the nefarious group Black Claw is also after the same artifacts. Elsewhere, Capt. Renard helps a mayoral candidate get an edge on his opponent. Meanwhile, Trubel confronts Eve about Nick and Adalind.
#29 - 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.
#31 - Ask the Dust
Bosch Season 4 - Episode 1
Three months after discovering a startling new lead, Det. Harry Bosch is still pursuing the truth behind his mother's cold case. A murder of a high-profile attorney puts the city on edge so Chief Irvin Irving creates a Task Force with Bosch in charge. Bosch must contend with two former adversaries.
#34 - Slain Dragons
Powers (2015) Season 2 - Episode 9
Powers start dropping from the sky and Walker suspects an old friend is behind it. Pilgrim, however, pursues “Ghost” believing he’s responsible. Calista confronts SuperShock but the encounter causes her to reconsider being a Power.
#36 - And Then
Medium Season 4 - Episode 1
Now that Allison's special abilities have been revealed to the public, everyone's lives have been turned upside down. Allison starts to have dreams about a boy who was kidnapped from a toy store, but is unable to turn to Devalos or Scanlon for help. She decides to call the company hired by the missing boy's family and makes an unusual deal with the company's investigator, Cynthia Keener.
#38 - Four Dreams (1)
Medium Season 3 - Episode 1
Allison's old flame, Clay Bicks, appears at her doorstep moments after dying, unaware that he is dead. When he accepts the fact that he's dead and will never get to be with the woman he loved, he decides he's going to stay in Allison's house so he can at least be close to her. This upsets Joe, and Allison decides that something must be done to get rid of Clay. Meanwhile, Allison shares a bunch of odd dreams with Bridgette, except Bridgette's dreams keep coming to her in the form of cartoons for some reason.
#39 - Dreams of Bunker Hill
Bosch Season 4 - Episode 2
Bosch pulls out all the stops to try and get to the bottom of the Elias murder as quickly as possible while keeping the IA investigators on his Task Force in the dark. Eleanor Wish is back in the game with the Feds, and Det. Jerry Edgar preps for his first day back on the job.
#40 - You Are Not It
Powers (2015) Season 1 - Episode 7
After Wolfe’s plea to end his life, Walker and Pilgrim must act quickly to stop Johnny Royalle’s petition to meet with Wolfe in The Shaft. Meanwhile Zora struggles with her new-found fame, while Calista becomes more desperate to discover if she truly is a Power.
#41 - All In
Elementary Season 4 - Episode 19
A mysterious woman who organizes illegal, high-stakes poker games arrives on Holmes and Watson’s doorstep and tells them her life is in danger claiming to be a former associate of Mycroft, Sherlock’s brother. However, as the pair investigates, Joan becomes suspicious that their new client isn’t being truthful.
#43 - Billboard Justice
Bull (2016) Season 4 - Episode 5
When the DA's office refuses to pursue criminal charges, Taylor becomes personally invested in having Bull help a dancer bring a civil suit against a real estate mogul who assaulted her at a gentlemen’s club. As the TAC team faces an uphill battle in court due to the defendant’s fame and popularity, Bull aims to select jurors who believe privileged people don’t deserve special treatment.
#44 - Déjà Vu All Over Again
Medium Season 6 - Episode 1
Allison and her family deal with the outcome of her brain surgery and its possible lasting effects. Also, a local television station owner asks Devalos and Scanlon to look into the possible stalking of his sportscaster, who is also his wife.
#46 - Contagious
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Season 6 - Episode 11
After a car accident a nine-year-old girl is examined and it's found she's been sexually abused. Out of fear and desperation, the girl blames her soccer coach for molesting her. Soon a slew of other girls claim they also have been raped by the same coach. During the investigation, Benson has to try keeping Stabler from falling apart as his wife has left him.
#47 - In Sickness and Adultery
Medium Season 1 - Episode 5
Allison seeks Catherine's (the psychic she talked to in "Pilot") help after learning that Joe has scheduled a biopsy exam. The psychic gives her a strange message that later comes back to haunt Allison. A case about the homicide of a police officer takes a shocking turn when Allison dreams where the murder weapon is located and is then called to the stand to testify how she obtained the information. Meanwhile, Allison fears that Joe is having an affair when he repeatedly comes home late from work.
#48 - Sweet Dreams
Medium Season 2 - Episode 5
Allison is having dreams about an old high school friend and decides to find her. Meanwhile a man seeks the district attorney's help in finding his daughter who has been missing for a week.
#50 - Double Identity
Quantum Leap Season 1 - Episode 6
November 8, 1965: Though his goal as a Mafia hitman named Frankie is unclear, Sam follows a list of instructions, supplied by Ziggy in an effort to bring Sam back to the Project. These instructions result in the Great East Coast Blackout and, rather than leaping home, Sam finds himself in the life of the Mafia don who's been jealously preventing a romance between Frankie and the don's girlfriend. Sam believes he knows his mission, and publicly announces Frankie's marriage to the girlfriend, putting himself in a position to call a winning Bingo number.
#51 - Red X
Intelligence (2014) Season 1 - Episode 2
During an investigation into a suicide bombing at the U.S. Marine base, a discovery is made about a new, chemically undetectable bomb material; Gabriel is unable to finish a task.
#52 - Under My Skin
Elementary Season 3 - Episode 21
When two New York City paramedics are killed during a kidnapping, Holmes and Watson join the manhunt to find the murderer and the woman he abducted. Also, Holmes learns important information about his recovery sponsor, Alfredo, that strains their relationship.
#53 - Drowned World
Medium Season 4 - Episode 16
In the fourth season finale, Allison tries to help a young couple who thinks their house is haunted, but her efforts result in murder. Meanwhile, Meghan Doyle tries to sell her controlling interest in Joe's invention and Joe tries to save his own stake in it. Also, the election between Devalos and Tom Van Dyke takes place.
#55 - Class
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Season 7 - Episode 17
After Carolyn Pereira's body is dumped in an area frequented by prostitutes, Stabler and Tutuola soon realise she had far more money than a student on financial aid should have had, and learn that she was deeply involved in the worlds of online gambling and high stakes poker. Suspects include the Gloria Culhane, the roommate who ended up with the very expensive ring that Caroline stole from a star athlete, Roddy Franklin, the star athlete who had his ring taken by Caroline, and Adam Halder, Caroline's best friend from childhood who turned out to be her backup during her online gambling forays. Stabler makes a special plea for Halder, feeling like he and the young man have something in common because both were boys from the wrong side of the tracks dealing with rich kids who treated them like dirt.
#56 - Pure
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Season 6 - Episode 18
After an 18-year-old girl is kidnapped, psychic Sebastian Ballentine comes forward claiming to have information on the killings. Stabler refuses to believe that Ballentine is a real psychic, and is convinced that the hints he is dropping about the case indicate he is somehow involved.
#57 - You Give Me Fever
Medium Season 6 - Episode 10
Samples of a lethal viral disease vanish, a dire development that pushes Allison to tap into her extrasensory ability to foil a possible large-scale bioterrorism attack. Meanwhile, Scanlon prepares to pop the big question to Lynn (Tina DiJoseph), but Bridgette's visions indicate that their relationship could meet an ill-destined end
#58 - Native Tongue
Medium Season 7 - Episode 7
Suddenly unable to understand the spoken word, Allison's marriage shows signs of strain and she develops an unexpected friendship with a linguist. Unable to communicate with his wife, Joe reaches the limits of his patience being married to a woman who is a slave to her visions.
#59 - The Ballad of Lady Frances
Elementary Season 5 - Episode 17
The police call in Holmes and Watson to consult on a homicide "heard" by a cutting edge gunshot detection system. Sherlock and Joan become suspicious of Shinwell when he's the target of a drive-by shooting that reveals a connection between him and an unsolved murder.
#60 - To Have and to Hold
Medium Season 4 - Episode 3
Joe brings a reluctant Allison with him to a party at a prospective employer's house. Later on, the employer's daughter disappears, leading Allison to connect her recent dreams about Paris to the disappearance. Now it's up to Allison to save the daughter, which coincidentally will also secure Joe a job.
#64 - Independent Operator
Wiseguy Season 1 - Episode 12
Frank wants to get Vinnie back on the job, so he assigns him to a routine case investigating hit man Roger Lococco, unknowingly dropping Vinnie into the middle of a case that has international repercussions. After winning Roger's confidence, Vinnie is asked to work for Mel and Susan Profitt, a brother and sister team who run a worldwide drugs and munitions organization. (source: http://www.plasticcow.com/wiseguy)
#65 - Come Again?
7 Days Season 1 - Episode 4
Talmadge decides to authorize the use of Backstep in order to save Dr. Jonathan Axelrad, a man with the secret to cold fusion. But everything is not what it seems...
#66 - Bring Your Daughter To Work Day
Medium Season 7 - Episode 1
When they have the same dream about a missing homeless man who is the subject of Allison's most recent case, Bridgette and Allison swap personalities, causing mayhem at home, at school and with the investigation.
#67 - Brian Finch's Black Op
Limitless Season 1 - Episode 7
When Brian calls in sick for a day off from the FBI, the CIA abducts him from home to borrow his NZT-enhanced capabilities for a black ops mission. As the operation becomes increasingly dangerous, Brian finds himself without FBI support in a situation that’s spiraling out of control.
#70 - Penny for Your Thoughts
Medium Season 1 - Episode 15
Allison encounters a psychopathic doctor who raped and murdered numerous teenage girls years ago. After learning that an evil soul has been possessing people, she sets forth to stop it before a new victim is found. Meanwhile, Ariel's math teacher accuses her of cheating and Joe steps up to her defense.
#71 - Blood on the Tracks
Medium Season 7 - Episode 10
Allison dreams of a murder that involves a man being struck by a train and, when a man is killed just like in her dream, Allison is convinced it's a homicide. Also, Joe has difficulty handling his mother's diagnosis.
#72 - Re-Entry
The Equalizer Season 2 - Episode 22
McCall helps a young boy whose father was tricked into committing a crime.
#73 - Dislocations
Tour of Duty Season 1 - Episode 3
B Company is ordered to escort a group of villagers from their present village to a new location, which is to be an example of U.S. technology aiding the Vietnamese. Among the villagers is Lang, a beautiful woman to whom Goldman becomes very attached. They are attacked again on the trail and Goldman's life is saved and then spared by a VC who turns out to be Lang's husband.
#75 - Dear Dad...
Medium Season 6 - Episode 12
Allison wrestles with a particularly disturbing dream, all while trying to figure out why a recently paroled convict is so intent on destroying her boss.
#76 - Soul Survivor
Medium Season 5 - Episode 1
Delavos receives help from Allison when he investigates the murder of his friends sister. But the case is taken into an unexpected direction when when Allison's visions involves the friend's former husband and current spouse. On the domestic front, Bridgette finds herself in trouble at school when she is caught drawing pictures of her teacher in the nude.
#78 - Graduation Day
The 4400 Season 3 - Episode 6
Isabelle seeks revenge on the Nova Group after they attack Shawn. Alana confronts the man responsible for killing her husband and son in a car accident nine years ago.
#81 - It's a Wonderful Death
Medium Season 6 - Episode 22
When Allison's brain tumor resurfaces, its aftermath could have life-altering consequences for her friends and family, on the sixth season finale of MEDIUM.
#82 - Nightscape
The Equalizer Season 2 - Episode 6
A rape victim asks McCall to stop her husband from tracking down her attackers.
#83 - Life Choice
Law & Order Season 1 - Episode 12
Stone faces pressure from the public and from Schiff as he prepares to prosecute the person accused of bombing an abortion clinic.
#84 - ...About Last Night
Medium Season 5 - Episode 4
Allison wakes up under a freeway overpass, not knowing where she is or how she got there. Her lack of recent memory causes her to start thinking she may have killed someone with her car.
#85 - Sitting Ducks
Tour of Duty Season 1 - Episode 5
B Company is sent to relieve another group guarding a small village which is having an important new irrigation system installed. As they arrive, Goldman discovers that the commanding officer has just been killed out on patrol. After they take over, men get hit every time they patrol the surrounding jungle. It looks like someone from the village/fort is setting them up. Horn becomes fascinated with the local Buddhists and eventually discovers that it is the monks using the temple bell, who are tipping off the NVA.
#86 - City Limits
Mystery Science Theater 3000 Season 4 - Episode 3
Movie Plot: Teenagers are the only survivors in a post-apocalyptic wasteland. On the SOL: The crew plays with leftovers / the 'bots try to perform a scene from "Mannequin" / Servo and Crow create superheroes. In Deep 13: Dr. Forrester has to deal with pop star Morrisey. Original film made in 1985.