The Best Episodes Directed by Adam Davidson
#1 - Starlet Fever
Shark Season 1 - Episode 14
When a popular 21-year-old actress is killed when her car is run off the road and crashes into a canyon below Mulholland Drive, an investigation reveals she and another Hollywood socialite had fought at a club before the crash. She also had ended a long-term and secret relationship with a man the same night. Meanwhile, Julie doesn't tell Sebastian about her attending a Hollywood party with Neal.
#2 - Dan on the Run
The Good Guys (2010) Season 1 - Episode 13
After the ex-governor’s son, who was rescued by Dan and his former partner 25 years ago, is kidnapped by drug dealers, Dan is framed for the crime and forced into hiding. With Dan on the lam, Jack must find the real kidnappers and prove his partner’s innocence, while Dan, out of options, must turn to an old partner, the legendary Frank Savage for help
#4 - Digital Estate Planning
Community Season 3 - Episode 20
Pierce is summoned to Hawthorne Enterprises to discuss his inheritance with his deceased father's former right-hand man, Gilbert Lawson. The study group goes with him for moral support and must all pitch in to play the video game of their life on Pierce's behalf for the sake of his inheritance.
#5 - All Alone
Six Feet Under Season 5 - Episode 10
Nathaniel Samuel Fisher, Jr. 1965 - 2005 David makes arrangements for Nate's funeral with Ruth and Brenda. Keith makes a humiliating discovery. Brenda must answer a difficult question for Nate's daughter, Maya. Claire reminisces on the past.
#7 - What Is New Orleans?
Treme Season 2 - Episode 9
Davis is upstaged by an up-and-coming rapper; Albert's attention to detail irks Delmond; Nelson makes the best of a frustrating situation; Toni questions murder witnesses; Colson moves to the homicide division; LaDonna faces a difficult choice; Annie experiences the good and bad of New Orleans; Antoine changes his tune on his teaching gig. Cowritten by George Pelecanos and David Simon.
#9 - Insurrection
Kings Season 1 - Episode 5
Silas leverages Port Prosperity during negotiations with Gath, testing David's loyalties. Elsewhere, Gilboa's citizens rebel against Silas' decision, causing Michelle to take action, and William tries to convince Jack to disobey his father.
#11 - Risk Management
Elementary Season 1 - Episode 22
Sherlock agrees to take a case from a man claiming to be Moriarty, hoping it will bring him closer to finding his nemesis. Meanwhile, Gregson encourages Joan to give up the dangerous line of work she has chosen and go back to being a sober companion.
#16 - Clear Skies From Here on Out
Parenthood (2010) Season 3 - Episode 4
Zeek lands a commercial, while Camille ponders her own achievements; Crosby and Adam don't see eye-to-eye over a parenting issue; Drew's first date goes awry; Jabbar and Max clash; Sarah and Mark take things to the next level while Haddie and Alex grow apart.
#18 - Testudo et Lepus (The Tortoise and the Hare)
Rome Season 2 - Episode 4
Pullo races to find Vorenus with news of his family's fate. Servilia's plans to eliminate a rival exact a high price from her. Cicero is astonished when Octavian sends word that his victorious legions are coming home to Rome. In Rome, Timon finally grows weary of Atia's bidding.
#21 - Laboring
Friday Night Lights Season 4 - Episode 12
Tensions in town run high as the Panthers/Lions game approaches; Coach tells Luke he won't be playing; Tami attempts to placate her detractors; developments both good and bad shake up the Riggins boys; Vince teams up with Kennard to seek revenge.
#24 - Strange Bedfellows
Big Love Season 4 - Episode 3
Bill, Nicki and Cara Lynn travel to Washington, D.C., where Bill tries to land an endorsement from Congressman Clark Paley while mending things with Nicki. Meanwhile, Margene's on-air triumph is tempered by a case of mistaken identity; Joey goes to extremes to safeguard a secret; and Barb and Sarah hit a young Native American woman with their car.
#25 - Chapter 9: Deception
Tell Me a Story (US) Season 1 - Episode 9
Hannah takes on Katrina's henchmen in her attempt to get Gabe to safety. Nick refuses to take no for an answer, seeing anyone in Kayla's life as a potential threat to their future happiness. Realizing he has an ally at the police department, Jordan tries to let go of his obsession for revenge.
#27 - Brave New World
Masters of Sex Season 1 - Episode 6
In the aftermath of the miscarriage, Libby and Masters travel to Miami for some much needed rest and relaxation, but Masters is drawn back into his work by a sexually adventurous couple next door. Alone in the hospital, Virginia enlists Jane in an effort to debunk Freud’s theory that one kind of female orgasm is better than another. And Langham finds an unlikely cure for his sexual dysfunction in Margaret Scully.
#31 - Crash Course
The Rookie Season 1 - Episode 2
Talia forces Nolan to confront his personal moral instincts in order to be a good cop after he encounters a kidnapping victim. Meanwhile, Lucy is temporarily placed with a new training officer who tests her patience, and Jackson must confront his failures head-on if he wants to be an officer.
#36 - Glass Eye
Kingdom (2014) Season 1 - Episode 2
Lisa lays out the reality of their finances while Alvey tries to convince her his plan for Ryan is the solution. Ryan adjusts to life in a halfway house. Jay professes his desire to fight again, but Alvey refuses to help until he sees more dedication.
#37 - Me Donkey Want Water
Treme Season 3 - Episode 3
Janette, Aunt Mimi and Annie commit to new deals, with varying degrees of enthusiasm. Toni may have found the killer she seeks, but Terry is still looking for his; L.P. meets his victim’s family; Antoine plays his bone in Texas; Sonny plays his music closer to home.
#41 - New World In My View
True Blood Season 2 - Episode 10
Sookie, Bill and Jason return to a Bon Temps turned upside down by Maryann. Lured to Merlotte’s by Arlene, Sam and Andy find cold comfort in their refuge from a group of bloodthirsty revelers. Bill discovers that traditional vampire techniques don’t work on Maryann; Hoyt and Jessica try to keep a lid on Maxine’s madness; and Sookie tries to push through the darkness consuming Tara. With all hell breaking loose, Jason takes the bull by the horns to rescue Sam, at least for the moment.
#42 - You Don't Need A Weatherman...
Bluff City Law Season 1 - Episode 2
Elijah and Sydney must put personal feelings aside to help a group of farmers in danger of losing everything to an insidious corporate scheme. Anthony and Jake team up to take on a seemingly lighthearted case about a stolen barbecue sauce recipe.
#43 - In the Wild
Wisdom of the Crowd Season 1 - Episode 2
A user of Sophe, the cutting-edge crowdsourcing platform, uploads new footage of Jeffrey Tanner's daughter, Mia, being strong-armed by an unknown man five months prior to her murder. Also, Tanner enlists Sophe to help with Cavanaugh's case of a missing teenager.
#48 - The 6th Grade Lock-In
Bad Teacher Season 1 - Episode 5
Meredith gets jealous during the annual 6th grade student sleepover when she sees Joel flirts with another teacher.
#49 - Exorcism
Big Love Season 5 - Episode 9
Alby gets Adaleen on his side against Bill and his family. Rhonda asks Ben to marry her which results in Ben & Heather breaking up. Bill faces the possibility of a 20 year sentence, as his family tries to cope. Cara Lynn breaks down after Nikki tells her that Mr. Ivy never loved her.
#52 - Amateur Night
Deadwood Season 3 - Episode 9
As Deadwood is overrun by Hearst's men, Bullock issues contingency plans to Martha. Wu is caught in a Pinkerton stampede and delivers a cryptic message to Swearengen that is solved by the unlikeliest person. Barrett makes Merrick pay for embarrassing Hearst in The Pioneer while Morgan Earp calls out one of the "Pistoleros." As night falls, Langrishe mines Deadwood's talent pool with an amateur-night performance in front of his future theater, financed in part by a "loan" from Alma's bank.
#54 - No Man's Land
Grey's Anatomy Season 1 - Episode 4
While George is feeling a little less masculine because of the way Izzie and Meredith have been treating him (like a sister), Izzie is assigned to a patient about to loose all of his masculinity. Cristina, true to her competitive spirit, shows up early and assigns herself to an ill woman, who happens to have been Meredith's moms scrub nurse. Alex, meanwhile, is busying himself copying and pasting pictures of Izzie's racy magazine spread all over the interns' locker room. And while Meredith is trying to cope with her mother's Alzheimer's, Derek treats a patient who has managed to get nails stuck in his head.
#55 - Trade Secrets
Wisdom of the Crowd Season 1 - Episode 7
After Sophe users uncover recent security footage of a domestic terrorist missing for 20 years, they daringly track his every move, even as federal agents threaten to shut the platform down. Also, Tanner’s former company files an injunction against Sara forbidding her to work with Sophe or communicate with the staff.
#56 - What's Goin' On Down There?
Parenthood (2010) Season 1 - Episode 7
Sarah and Amber are both attracted to Amber's teacher, while Crosby tries to have a romantic moment with Valerie, but because he can't leave Jabbar alone too long the moment doesn't turn out that well. Meanwhile Julia thinks about doing pro bono work, but she's sure that her boss will not approve it. While Adam really needs a break from everyone.
#57 - The Four Last Things
Bosch Season 3 - Episode 2
A suspected killer whom Bosch has pursued for several years turns up dead in an apparent suicide. Edgar discovers that Harry has a complicated history with the dead man. When the case is later ruled a homicide, Detective Jimmy Robertson develops troubling theories about the culprit.
#60 - Orange Alert
Parenthood (2010) Season 2 - Episode 6
Zeek goes overboard with the Halloween celebration and gets upset when Haddie, Amber and Drew refuse to join in the fun. Meanwhile, Adam and Kristina are nervous about Max's new plans for the holiday. Sarah's relation with Gordon gets even more complicated when she confronts him about the kiss. Meanwhile, Julia struggles with women's rights when Sydney chooses a costume she doesn't approve of.
#61 - Ricky's Tacos
Awake Season 1 - Episode 7
An unexpected tip leads Detective Britten to an empty warehouse that was tied to a case he was investigating prior to the accident. His curiosity causes concern for Captain Harper. Meanwhile, Hannah prepares for the move to Oregon. Bird and Britten investigate a mysterious suicide, while Detective Vega and Britten work on a 3 year-old homicide. Later, Dr. Lee gives Britten the key to solving one of his cases while Dr. Evans helps him make a decision about the move.
#62 - Make Me Lose Control
Grey's Anatomy Season 2 - Episode 3
Cristina and Meredith try to figure out if Cristina should tell Burke that she's pregnant right before Cristina faces an emergency. Alex and Izzie get closer while Meredith's mother gets too close.
#63 - Alpha Test
Wisdom of the Crowd Season 1 - Episode 11
Tariq has a personal case for Sophe after his childhood friend is the target of a violent stalker. Also, Tanner desperately tries to locate a recently deported individual that a Sophe user identified as a key witness in Mia’s murder case.
#64 - Moral Waiver
Lie to Me Season 1 - Episode 2
A commanding officer is charged with sexual assault and brought to Fort Meade to find out if the accusations are true. Meanwhile, the young star of a college basketball team is suspected of accepting bribe money in exchange for playing for the school. The Lightman Group is hired to determine whether or not the young star took money for his cooperation.
#66 - P911
Criminal Minds Season 2 - Episode 2
A young boy who had disappeared a year ago turns up for for sale by a child pornographer on an online auction. A former profiler who now heads the FBI's Innocent Images Unit asks Gideon and the BAU to help her save the boy's life.
#67 - Sacrifice
Lie to Me Season 1 - Episode 13
After a terrorist bombing outside of Washington, DC, FBI Agent Ben Reynolds calls on The Lightman Group to help identify those responsible and prevent more attacks. The case takes a personal turn for one member of the team and begs the question of whether honesty is indeed the best policy. Zoe helps Lightman with the investigation and both are concerned about their daughter's safety.
#70 - 'I, Sandee' or 'This Sex. Which Is. Not One.'
Hung Season 3 - Episode 8
Tanya discovers that Charlie has skipped bail, and she asks Missy, the mother of Charlie's child, to help locate him. Lenore declares war on Tanya and the Wellness Center, and Sandee tries to position Jason to take Ray's spot. Ray faces concerns about his ability to satisfy women, particularly Jessica.
#71 - The Smog Cutter
Bosch Season 3 - Episode 1
The ugly truth behind his mother's murder has left LAPD homicide detective Harry Bosch as tense and restless as ever. A homeless veteran is murdered. Bosch works a high-profile trial involving a Hollywood director. The Veronica Allen proceeding nears resolution. Bosch keeps tabs on a longtime criminal who's eluded justice.
#72 - The Truth Hurts
United States of Tara Season 2 - Episode 3
The family discovers the truth -- Tara’s alternate personalities are back. Buck’s actions have brought serious consequences that unleash a new side of Max. Neil finds out about Charmaine’s engagement. Marshall and Courtney begin to experiment as Kate grows closer to Lynda.
#74 - Step Right Up
Parenthood (2010) Season 3 - Episode 3
Amber enjoys her independence, while Sarah tries to maintain a connection to her daughter; Jasmine starts dating and wonders about her role in the family; Kristina frets over Crosby and Adam's new venture; Alex has good news; and Zeek counsels Drew on relationships.
#77 - Set Yourself on Fire
Kingdom (2014) Season 1 - Episode 1
Alvey and Lisa are struggling to keep Navy Street afloat. Their best hope is Alvey's son Nate, an up and coming fighter. Jay, Alvey's other son, is on the outs with his father. When Lisa's ex and former MMA champ, Ryan, shows up, complications arise.
#79 - Halloween
Suburgatory Season 1 - Episode 5
Tessa channels her inner "suburban girl" for a Halloween costume, but it ends up spooking her friends and everyone at school since she reminds them of a recently "departed" resident of Chatswin. And George is determined to prove to Halloween-hater Dallas that being scared can be fun, but gets a scare of his own when Steven Royce (guest star Jay Mohr), Dallas' husband, finally comes home from one of his many business trips.
#81 - The Bishop Revival
Fringe Season 2 - Episode 14
When a specific group of guests at a wedding in Brookline, MA, suffocate from the inside out, the upsetting and disconcerting crime scene has the Fringe team investigating how the toxin was delivered and targeted. As evidence is taken into the lab, it’s discovered that the wedding ceremony was a testing ground for a weaponized science experiment. Adding to the intense lab investigation, Walter uncovers an alarming formula that reveals a link to a branch on the Bishop family tree. With the escalating threat of more deadly attacks and unexpected familial ties to the case, the Fringe team stops at nothing to prevent further catastrophic events.
#83 - Something to Talk About
Grey's Anatomy Season 2 - Episode 7
Cristina, Izzie and Meredith take care of Shane, a man who appears to be crazy and claims that he is pregnant. Shane's case induces a spreading fascination among the staff. George relates to a patient's husband.
#85 - What Fresh Hell?
Criminal Minds Season 1 - Episode 12
When a young girl is abducted in broad daylight from a playground in a seemingly safe neighborhood, the BAU team initially believes her father is responsible. When he is able to provide an alibi, the team is forced to look for clues where the girl lives to determine who is really responsible.
#86 - Sweet Sixteen
Suburgatory Season 1 - Episode 7
When Tessa tells Dallas that she wants a simple get together for her sixteenth birthday, Dallas convinces her to let Dalia plan the ultimate birthday extravaganza at the country club, complete with a live performance by her favorite band, specialty drinks and go-go cages. Meanwhile George throws his back out and Sheila Shay takes it upon herself to care for him, even though George is terrified of her.
#88 - Tell Me Sweet Little Lies
Grey's Anatomy Season 2 - Episode 14
Meredith and Cristina lie to each other and themselves about their relationships with McDreamy and Burke, respectively. George is given a hard task to expel a discharged and defiant woman from the hospital. Alex learns his fate after re-taking his medical exams. At the same time Izzie is trying to stop Alex from making stupid decisions when a patient that doesn't speak English is lied to by her coach. George, Cristina, and Alex compete in a hot dog eating competition.
#89 - The Booth Job
Parenthood (2010) Season 2 - Episode 5
Kristina asks Adam to go with her to an Asperger's support group; Gordon (William Baldwin) makes an unexpected decision after Sarah's performance at the shoe booth exceeds expectations; Camille and Zeek take ballroom dancing classes.
#90 - Wedding Videography
Community Season 6 - Episode 12
A surprise marriage proposal in Jeff’s law class reveals an unexpected connection between the bride and groom.
#91 - Fight or Flight
Big Love Season 3 - Episode 7
Nicki's problems escalate at home and on the job; Alby's wife Glory reacts to her reduced stature at Juniper Creek by showing a secret document to Bill; Joey's plans to make Kathy his second wife could be derailed by Roman and Hollis Greene.
#93 - You Becoming You
United States of Tara Season 2 - Episode 4
Tara sets out to find a new therapist as Max struggles to come to terms with Buck’s affair. Marshall and Courtney take their relationship to the next level. Tara and Max disapprove of Kate’s friendship with Lynda. Charmaine tells the family some big news. A new alternate personality is born.
#97 - Jury Tamperer
Rake (US) Season 1 - Episode 7
When Keegan's newest client, Lucy Marks, is charged with jury tampering after sleeping with a juror in order to get information about her daughter's case, Keegan has to try and purposely lose the case in order to make the city look accountable for Lucy's daughter's wrongful conviction. But when new evidence surfaces on her daughter's case, Keegan starts to question Lucy's motives. Meanwhile Finn is still sleeping with his teacher against his parent's wishes and Keegan figures out a way to sabotage Mikki and David's blossoming relationship.
#98 - Blame It on the Rain Stick
Suburgatory Season 3 - Episode 5
George is stunned by how much a court-mandated anger management program changes Noah; Tessa meets a cool band in the park.
#99 - Time of My Life
Wedding Band Season 1 - Episode 4
Rutherford is hired to plan an adult prom by her high school nemesis, Vanessa. Meanwhile, Tommy starts dating every guy’s fantasy girl, the one they call "The Snippeter" because her day job is picking the perfect 60-second snippet of every song for iTunes. And Stevie dates Violet, Rutherford’s florist who happens to have a special old-school sex move.
#100 - About a Vasectomy
About a Boy Season 2 - Episode 1
Will returns to San Francisco to sort out his finances after a surprising royalty check. Andy reveals to him that his wife Laurie might be pregnant and he needs Will's help to find out. Meanwhile, Marcus' new "friends" don't sit well with Will and he attempts to convince Fiona that the kids are up to no good.
#101 - About a Bublé
About a Boy Season 1 - Episode 6
With Fiona putting in extra hours at work, Marcus finally gets his own house key, but he quickly loses his mom's trust when Will has to rush him to the emergency room following an untimely incident with a knife. However, Marcus' misfortune has a silver lining for Will when he crosses paths with Dr. Samantha Lake, a beautiful and charming doctor who comes to Marcus' aid. Will is instantly smitten and stops at nothing in his attempts to win her over - even if it means bending the truth.
#103 - About a Poker Night
About a Boy Season 1 - Episode 7
Will throws a poker night for his friends, including Andy, Crosby, TJ and Richard, but the event is hijacked by Fiona, who has no problem making herself at home with the guys. Meanwhile, Marcus goes on his first sleepover, but has a hard time staying the night when he finds the others aren't as nice to him as he had hoped.
#105 - 'A Man, A Plan' or 'Thank You, Jimmy Carter'
Hung Season 2 - Episode 5
Tanya finally gets Francis to agree to dinner with Ray and Lenore is continuing to be a pest as usual. Ray can tell that Mike is struggling to not continue with his life and tells that he needs to look at himself and tell himself that he is wonderful. Damon goes back to the Poetry Bar and embarrasses Darby after which he has a performance "enhancing" scone and sees Jessica and Ronnie naked. Ray has to choose whether to cancel on the big client or his son who needs him.
#106 - Get Foley
Jake 2.0 Season 1 - Episode 14
Jake's nanites go on the fritz, leaving an amnesiac Jake working in a dive bar outside Philly as a fighter in a back-room blood sport. The NSA believes Jake has gone rogue, and issues a shoot-to-kill order. So Diane takes it upon herself to try and help him. But as Jake and Diane grow closer, Jake's boss Caeser lines up a bank job, and the NSA are closing in.
#107 - Prosperity
Kings Season 1 - Episode 3
As Queen Rose gets the mansion ready for the Gath military, King Silas and General Abner begin to plot against David Shepherd. However, when David is not at the peace treaty signing, the Gath leaders begin to question the ceremony. Meanwhile, William works to weaken the King's power; and Jack, angry about his parents' treatment, goes on a shopping spree.
#109 - How to Survive Your Roommate's Girlfriend
Cooper Barrett's Guide To Surviving Life Season 1 - Episode 5
Cooper, Neal and Kelly step in when they think Barry and his new girlfriend's relationship is progressing too quickly, while Josh tries to outshine a coworker, but things take a dangerous turn.
#111 - War of the Wagners
Splitting Up Together (US) Season 2 - Episode 4
Lena and Martin’s escalating battle for control of the house is put on hold when Milo announces he wants to go to a school for the gifted – to which they think he will not be accepted. Meanwhile, they both meet a contractor for the house, Vlad, but Lena undermines him and scares Vlad away. Things get uglier between Lena and Oliver after she introduces a new member to the family as payback for all the back-and-forth about the house. Elsewhere, Lena and Martin give conflicting advice to Mason on how to deal with his recent breakup.
#112 - Under the Influence
Law & Order Season 8 - Episode 11
After Briscoe and Curtis finally determine who was driving the car that killed three people, the legal prosecution stands in danger of becoming a kangaroo court when McCoy's feelings over Kincaid mesh with the political agenda of an ambitious judge anxious to make an example of the defendant.
#113 - A Seat at the Table
Big Love Season 5 - Episode 2
After revealing his polygamy to the world the newly elected Bill goes even further out on a limb by calling publicly for more polygamists to come into the open while Barb talks Nancy, her mother, into attending a mother-daughter symposium.