The Best Episodes Directed by Alec Smight
#3 - Girls Gone Wild
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 14 - Episode 10
A spa weekend for Sara, Finlay, and Morgan turns into a murder investigation and missing persons case when Finlay disappears, as the CSI team must piece together what happened in detail to find her.
#8 - Karma to Burn (2)
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 13 - Episode 1
All hell is breaking loose in the aftermath of the shooting of Eckley, the kidnapping of Russell's granddaughter, and Stokes quitting. Fin seems to have disappeared, causing the CSIs to be short-handed and struggling to keep up. Given the personal nature of the case, Russell becomes heavy-handed and reckless in his effort to dig up fresh leads.
#9 - The Unusual Suspect
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 6 - Episode 18
When a student is arrested and tried for the murder of a popular high-school girl, the suspect's 12-year-old sister confesses to the crime. This results in the judge giving the prosecution 72 hours to re-examine the evidence before the jury delivers its verdict.
#10 - Skin in the Game (1)
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 13 - Episode 22
As Russell and his team investigate a series of murders with disturbing similarities to the sins in "Dante's Inferno", one of their own confronts peril on a dangerous undercover mission to get close to the killer.
#17 - One to Go (2)
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 9 - Episode 10
The CSI team is shocked and saddened when, after working with Dr. Raymond Langston on the 'Dick & Jane' murders, Grissom announces that his time as a CSI has come to an end and offers Langston a permanent position on the CSI team.
#21 - Targets of Obsession
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 11 - Episode 15
Jason McCann contacts Nick and says that he's in imminent danger. Langston has a courtroom war of nerves against serial killer Nate Haskell. A bomb tech disarms a bomb attached to Nick's house. But when he accompanies Nick, Catherine and Vartann to a warehouse with multiple booby-traps per square inch, Kip has to really earn his paycheck to find a safe way out for the CSI team.
#22 - Hitting for the Cycle
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 11 - Episode 18
A string of deaths, including a gamer found dead on his couch and a newly divorced man at the bottom of a pool, instigate a bet among the CSIs as to whether they've "hit for the cycle" - a homicide, a suicide, an accidental and a natural death all in one night
#25 - Family Tree
Criminal Minds Season 15 - Episode 8
Prentiss and J.J. are faced with important decisions to make about their futures as the BAU travels to Texas to investigate a series of murdered businessmen.
#26 - Malice in Wonderland
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 12 - Episode 18
The team has few leads to go on when investigating a robbery-homicide at a themed wedding.
#27 - The Greater Good
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 15 - Episode 13
The CSI team continues its investigation into the kidnappings and murders of young women when it learns its main suspect, Jared Briscoe, is released from jail due to lack of evidence.
#28 - Taboo
Criminal Minds Season 12 - Episode 3
The BAU welcomes back Emily Prentiss as they are called upon to investigate the disappearance of three women.
#29 - Killer App
Criminal Minds Season 13 - Episode 4
The BAU investigates a workplace shooting committed by a state-of-the-art drone in Silicon Valley.
#30 - Dead of the Class
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 13 - Episode 17
At his wife's urging, David reluctantly attends his high school reunion -- which becomes a crime scene when the bitchy former high school queen is found dead in a back room.
#31 - The Gone Dead Train
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 9 - Episode 22
A series of indeterminate deaths test the deductive powers of the CSI team, who fear that a public health emergency may be in the offing. Meanwhile, a friendly rivalry over who will win an upcoming bikini contest takes a deadly turn...
#32 - Pick and Roll
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 13 - Episode 6
Things get personal when D.B. Russell is drawn into the investigation of the death of his son's basketball coach.
#34 - Rule 34
Criminal Minds Season 14 - Episode 3
When packages with gruesome contents are delivered to six people in the Washington, D.C. area, the BAU must first figure out what connects the recipients before they can identify the UnSub. Also, Simmons and Kristy struggle to connect with their son, David, who is suspended from school for aggressive behavior.
#35 - Can Opener
MacGyver (2016) Season 1 - Episode 7
MacGyver is tasked to go undercover as an inmate in a maximum security prison to break out El Noche, a notorious drug kingpin, using only batteries and salt, and track him to his cartel’s secret location and dismantle it.
#37 - Zippered
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 12 - Episode 9
The murder of a retired Army Ranger brings the FBI in on the case, to Russell and Catherine's initial chagrin.
#39 - 73 Seconds
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 12 - Episode 1
After multiple attacks on a public tram, the team has just one witness and a lot of questions.
#40 - World's End
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 10 - Episode 19
When a student is discovered murdered at Lindsey's school, the investigation takes a sharp turn when the CSIs uncover an unlikely connection between the boy's death and atrocities of the past.
#41 - Mixed Signals
Criminal Minds Season 13 - Episode 21
The BAU is called to Taos, N.M. to investigate an UnSub who is targeting his victims’ temporal lobes.
#42 - Man Up
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 11 - Episode 11
The CSIs question the validity of an online picture depicting a murdered call girl until they find the same woman strangled to death in the dumpster that appears in the photo.
#43 - Inner Beauty
Criminal Minds Season 11 - Episode 20
The BAU searches for an UnSub who is purposely disfiguring victims. Also, Rossi has an awkward reunion with his ex-wife, Hayden Montgomery, who kept his daughter, Joy, a secret from him for nearly 30 years.
#44 - Strip Maul
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 13 - Episode 9
The CSI team lends a hand to local law enforcement on the strip with several arrests until a John Doe is found in car. Also, things become personal for Captain Brass when he discovers some facts about his daughter.
#45 - Ghost Town
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 10 - Episode 2
The son of a notorious killer is arrested on suspicion of murder, and the CSI team must overcome their natural prejudices against the boy's antecedents in order to track the true culprit.
#46 - Neverland
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 10 - Episode 15
When a young boy is found murdered, the CSI team uncovers evidence that may link his death to an old case that recently resurfaced.
#47 - Burn Out
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 7 - Episode 6
Grissom attempts to get a confession from a neighborhood pedophile by having him help in locating two missing boys. The sex offender is the main suspect. The investigation is more complex than the team ever thought it would be.
#48 - Road to Recovery
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 15 - Episode 7
The team investigates the death of a woman at a rehab facility.
#49 - The Good, the Bad, and the Dominatrix
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 7 - Episode 23
Grissom investigates when a sadistic client tries to murder Lady Heather (Melinda Clarke), who makes the probe more difficult when she refuses to name her attacker. Also, Grissom's reunion with Lady Heather makes Sara uneasy.
#50 - Long Ball
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 10 - Episode 12
The CSI investigates the mystifying death of a former pro golfer whose allegiance to the game might have cost him everything.
#51 - The Case of the Cross-Dressing Carp
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 8 - Episode 4
Grissom investigates the mysterious hanging death of a young man whose body looks like that of a female.
#52 - Two and a Half Deaths
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 8 - Episode 16
Grissom, Catherine, Nick, Greg and Brass are investigating the death of a well known TV star called Annabelle.
#53 - The Lost Girls (3)
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 10 - Episode 7
(Crossover episode with CSI: Miami, Season 8 Episode 7 and CSI: New York, Season 6 Episode 7.) In the third and final part of the CSI crossover, the CSI team helps Langston investigate a prostitution ring that may have harbored a hostage Langston has been looking for in Miami and New York.
#54 - No Way Out
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 9 - Episode 17
Langston and Riley are taken hostage during the aftermath of a shootout in an usually calm Las Vegas community.
#55 - Deep Fried & Minty Fresh
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 9 - Episode 13
Langston and Nick are called to investigate a murder at a fast food restaurant and have quite a task ahead of them when they discover that much of the evidence is coated in cooking oil.