The Best Episodes Directed by Alik Sakharov
#1 - XXVIII
Black Sails - Season 3 - Episode 10
Rogers and his forces come for the pirates. Rackham and Bonny face impossible odds. Silver demands answers from Flint. Billy crowns a king.
#2 - The Laws of Gods and Men
Game of Thrones - Season 4 - Episode 6
Tyrion faces his father in the throne room. Stannis and Davos put their faith in a new strategy. Daenerys' sphere of influence expands.
#3 - Mockingbird
Game of Thrones - Season 4 - Episode 7
Tyrion gains an unlikely ally. Daario asks Daenerys to allow him to do what he does best. Jon's warnings about the vulnerability of the Wall are ignored. Brienne follows a new lead. Arya and The Hound come across Rorge. Sansa discovers Littlefinger's true intentions for The Eyrie.
#4 - The Fellowship
Marco Polo (2014) - Season 2 - Episode 10
The day of the kurultai arrives, shaping Kublai's fate as khan. Ahmed makes his final stand. Marco learns a terrible truth.
#5 - What is Dead May Never Die
Game of Thrones - Season 2 - Episode 3
At the Red Keep, Tyrion plots three alliances through the promise of marriage. Catelyn arrives in the Stormlands to forge an alliance of her own, but King Renly, his new wife Margaery, and her brother Loras Tyrell have other plans. At Winterfell, Luwin tries to decipher Bran’s dreams.
#6 - The Climb
Game of Thrones - Season 3 - Episode 6
Tywin plans strategic unions for the Lannisters. Melisandre pays a visit to the Riverlands. Robb weighs a compromise to repair his alliance with House Frey. Roose Bolton decides what to do with Jaime Lannister. Jon, Ygritte, and the Wildlings face a daunting climb.
#7 - The Sincerest Form of Flattery
Counterpart - Season 1 - Episode 7
Clare's past is revealed; Quayle suffers through his own birthday party.
#8 - Dress Code
Dexter - Season 8 - Episode 7
Dexter hunts down Hannah to figure out why she’s back in Miami. Dexter also takes on a protégé and starts teaching him the Code.
#9 - XXXIII
Black Sails - Season 4 - Episode 5
Silver takes Flint's life in his hands; Billy drives a wedge; Eleanor risks everything; Rogers makes a stunning appeal.
#10 - Called In Dead (1)
Chicago P.D. - Season 2 - Episode 9
A friend of Nadia’s leads the intelligence unit to a huge heroin bust. Unfortunately this bust results in Olinsky arriving home to find the suspects are holding his wife. Voight and the team think they’ve found a common thread with the suspects but it’s not who they think. Meanwhile Burgess and Roman are given an assignment where they get paired with a K-9 officer, Jenn Cassidy who is Roman’s former partner and girlfriend.
#11 - Resignation
Boardwalk Empire - Season 4 - Episode 2
Now working as a “delivery man” for Dean O’Banion, Van Alden is ordered to keep tabs on Al Capone, joining the ascendant mobster to help keep Cicero voters “informed” at a political rally. Dr. Valentin Narcisse arrives in Atlantic City, clashing with Chalky and Nucky over the loss of an employee. In Washington, Agent Knox aligns himself with J. Edgar Hoover, acting director of the Bureau of Investigation. Harrow fails to finish a job in Milwaukee, while Eddie demands a promotion after 11 years of service. With a business opportunity on the horizon, Nucky departs for Florida.
#12 - XXIII
Black Sails - Season 3 - Episode 5
Facing certain death, Silver pushes Flint to take action. Teach shows Vane a way forward. A new threat puts Eleanor and Rogers on notice. Max makes her play.
#13 - XIX
Black Sails - Season 3 - Episode 1
Flint and his crew wage war against the world. Eleanor receives an offer of clemency. Vane objects to Rackham's methods. One of Nassau's most notorious returns.
#14 - Heroes of the Republic
Rome - Season 2 - Episode 5
Despite Pullo's advice, Vorenus and his family return to the Collegium with his family who is reunited, and cleansed of their ordeal. Octavian is denied a triumph and urges Cicero to endorse his bid to be made Consul in exchange for an agreement to allow Cicero to veto his actions. Octavian takes both Cicero and the Senate by surprise with his first Consular act. Vorenus attempts' to make peace with Memmio and Cotta create suspicions that he has gone soft.
#15 - Lost Crane
Marco Polo (2014) - Season 2 - Episode 7
Kaidu's ruthlessness reaches new levels in his bid for power. Hundred Eyes' former lover has him questioning his loyalties.
#16 - The Truth Will Out
Rubicon - Season 1 - Episode 7
The FBI puts API on lock down. Katherine realizes that she is not safe in her own home.
#17 - Spaghetti & Coffee
Boardwalk Empire - Season 3 - Episode 2
Nucky mixes business with pleasure in New York; Margaret's altruism is met with resistance; Gyp tries to establish a strategic foothold; Chalky and his daughter disagree about her future, Eli gets a new boss.
#18 - Both Sides Now
Counterpart - Season 1 - Episode 4
Both Howards deepen their investigation of the conspiracy; Quayle meets one of Howard's sources; Clare must decide what to do about Baldwin.
#19 - Chapter 59
House of Cards (US) - Season 5 - Episode 7
When a crisis forces White House personnel to take shelter in a bunker, Commerce Department official Jane Davis negotiates through back channels.
#20 - Feast
Marco Polo (2014) - Season 1 - Episode 3
Marco begins a dangerous relationship with the beautiful Blue Princess as tensions grow between Kublai and Xiangyang’s cunning chancellor Jia Sidao.
#21 - The Fourth Step
Marco Polo (2014) - Season 1 - Episode 4
As war looms with the walled city of Xiangyang, Prince Jingim tests his diplomacy skills while Kublai questions Marco’s allegiance.
#22 - Chapter 55
House of Cards (US) - Season 5 - Episode 3
The day before the election, Conway holds a 24-hour Skype session with voters, while Frank and Claire stump in key states and try to discredit him.
#23 - Give Me The Ocular Proof...
Brotherhood - Season 3 - Episode 5
Declan's investigation triggers alarms among the corrupt politicians so Tommy tries to finesse information from the investigation. Rose receives a diagnosis and shares the truth with Ellen. Michael and Colin begin to clash as they help Freddie plan a robbery.
#24 - Call Letter Blues 1:2-6
Brotherhood - Season 2 - Episode 9
It's Thanksgiving and Rose is fed up with everyone. She leaves and they are forced to figure things out on their own. Freddy and Marty Trio use some information to get a holiday furlough from prison.