The Best Episodes Directed by Andrew Bernstein
#2 - The Verdict
Dirty Sexy Money Season 2 - Episode 5
Nick faces an uphill battle defending Letitia in the murder case until he discovers a secret about Nola; Karen asks Nick to tell Tripp that she's marrying Simon Elder; Andrea and Brian learn shocking news after a trip to the doctor.
#3 - The Watch
Dirty Sexy Money Season 1 - Episode 9
This flashback episode reveals secrets about Dutch (Nick's father) and the relationships he had with Nick, Tripp, and Letitia. Karen's intimate view towards Nick is put on hold as she takes a liking to Simon Elder. Brian's attempt to get his son takes a turn he didn't expect and Jeremy continues to hide how much he is worth from Sofia.
#4 - The Son Rises
Code Black Season 1 - Episode 9
When the lead actor of the musical “The Lion King” tour arrives at Angels Memorial with a throat infection, Leanne gives him a diagnosis that puts both his career and life in jeopardy. Also, the doctors and the cast of “The Lion King” help a 17-year-old boy deal with the difficult decision of taking his father off life support,
#5 - Mr. Frost
The West Wing Season 7 - Episode 4
Margaret is interrogated at a hearing held by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence; Santos deflects religious questions onto Vinick; Someone gives C.J. intelligence information; a Palestinian leader is assassinated and Bartlet wants to attend the funeral despite security concerns. Also, we learn Margaret's last name.
#6 - Internal Displacement
The West Wing Season 7 - Episode 11
The Westins visit Washington and Doug is keeping a secret from Liz that many other senior staffers already know about. C.J. tries to make a deal with the French to try to handle a problem in the Sudan. Gail is in trouble. Josh asks Will for a little help with the campaign. C.J. and Danny go out to dinner and talk like good old friends and C.J. likens men to salmon while dealing with a waitress who is not all that found of her.
#8 - No Rounds
Low Winter Sun (2013) Season 1 - Episode 3
Joe regrets not killing Katia. Deputy Mayor yells at Lt. Dawson over the phone for not having results on McCann's murder case, so he puts pressure on Frank to get some results by the end of the day. Boyd refuses to share details from his case with Frank, but later shows him a file he has on Joe. A witness who saw two men putting McCann on the front seat before sending it to the river shows up.
#9 - Darkness Is Your Candle
The Get Down Season 1 - Episode 3
Disgraced record producer Jackie Moreno wants to shepherd Mylene's singing career. Boo-Boo plays a rare bootleg tape at a party, inviting trouble.
#10 - The Family Lawyer
Dirty Sexy Money Season 2 - Episode 2
The Darlings deal with funeral arrangements and the aftermath of the arrest of a suspect in the murder of Dutch George; Jeremy discovers Nola Lyons' real profession; Lisa and Nick talk about having another child; Kenny G performs.
#11 - Keepers
Journeyman Season 1 - Episode 6
Dan goes back to help two brothers who have been abused by their father. Jack gets suspicious of Dan and thinks he might be gambling again. While in the past Dan and Livia overhear a conversation between Jack and Katie.
#12 - Brother's Keeper
The Nine Season 1 - Episode 4
Lizzie leads a crusade to face Randall in court, although Nick disagrees. Egan invites Jeremy to his friend's bachelor party. Meanwhile, Franny is receiving harassing phone calls from Ricky's father in prison, and Nick advises her to talk to Kathryn.
#15 - Shawn, Interrupted
Psych Season 6 - Episode 6
After a billionaire murderer pleas insanity at his trial, Shawn and Gus go undercover at a mental hospital in order to prove that the man is, in fact, sane. While at the hospital, Shawn and Gus receive some hostility from one of the nurses.
#19 - Act as If
Rectify Season 2 - Episode 5
Daniel meets Lezley, an unusual local entrepreneur who makes Daniel an unlikely offer. Amantha struggles to adapt to a challenging new environment. Ted, Jr. bonds with Tawney, only to learn she's made a surprising decision. Ted, Sr.'s patience is tested as he copes with the aftermath of Daniel's disastrous new project, but when he tries to address the situation, Janet curtly shoots him down. Daniel explores a little-known side of Paulie while Amantha reconnects with Jon Stern.
#20 - World's Greatest Judge
For the People (2018) Season 1 - Episode 5
Judge Byrne finds himself at a crossroads in his career when he presides over a case that requires a disproportionate mandatory minimum sentence. Allison represents a charming defendant in a fraud case while on duty for the first time, and Leonard struggles to decide whether or not to bring charges against a political figure.
#23 - 365 Days
The West Wing Season 6 - Episode 12
On the day after Bartlet gives his last State of the Union address, Leo returns to the West Wing but has difficulty getting the attention of the rest of the staff for a meeting about what to do during the remaining 365 days of Barlet's term. Kate and C.J. have to deal with emergencies in Bolivia and North Korea. Charlie tries to figure out how to get Congress to support funding for the Earned Income Tax Credit. Toby solicits Annabeth's advice regarding proper behavior for Abbey at a NASCAR event. Will asks why they originally chose Russell to be Vice President. And Bartlet seems to have recovered most of his strength after his recent bout with MS.
#24 - The Social Contract
House Season 5 - Episode 17
House and the team take on the case of Nick, a book editor who loses his inhibitions. The team realizes Nick has frontal lobe disinhibition, which causes him to speak his mind having no control over what he says and making him just like House. Meanwhile, House suspects Wilson and Taub are keeping something from him.
#29 - Dark Uncle
The Outsider Season 1 - Episode 3
Despite being on mandatory leave, Ralph continues to scrutinize the confounding circumstances surrounding the night of the murder. Frustrated by their lack of progress, Ralph and GBI detective Yunis Sablo meet with Alec and Howie, who suggest bringing in unorthodox PI Holly Gibney. Jack has a hair-raising experience at a remote barn where key evidence and a mysterious substance have been found. Glory deals with fallout at her daughters' school and with Jessa's increasingly concerning nightmares.
#31 - Stag
Ozark Season 2 - Episode 4
The FBI sends out a second lure. Charlotte slips up while chatting with Wyatt. The Byrdes grow wary of Rachel, who deflects suspicion onto someone else.
#34 - A House Divided
ER Season 13 - Episode 13
Divisions abound in the ER as the aftermath of Luka’s and Pratt’s actions are felt. A patient’s call creates friction between Luka and Abby. A contentious family case leads Gates and Ray differ over treatment of one child, while Luka and Abby clash when she needs help with the other. An unauthorized phone call has serious implications for Pratt. Ben takes things to the next level with Sam, but Sam’s cautious, and Ray wonders if he’s lost his chance with Neela.
#35 - Preparing to Live
Foundation (2021) Season 1 - Episode 2
The Foundation makes the long journey to Terminus as Gaal and Raych grow closer. The Empire faces a difficult decision.
#36 - Must/Can't
The Outsider Season 1 - Episode 10
The group finds itself in a climactic showdown in their last-ditch effort to root out El Coco.
#39 - Que Viene el Coco
The Outsider Season 1 - Episode 4
While retracing the Maitlands' recent family vacation in Dayton, Ohio, Holly pursues a possible connection to an eerily similar case and gains valuable insight from local former detective Andy Katcavage. Glory faces increased scrutiny in her daily life, and Jack's behavior grows progressively more erratic.
#40 - Book of Ruth
Ozark Season 1 - Episode 6
Jacob educates Marty on his business. Ruth devises and sets in motion a deadly plan. Rachel learns Marty is cooking the books at the Blue Cat Lodge.
#41 - Inside Men and Outside Women
Tyrant Season 2 - Episode 9
Increasingly suspicious of those close to him, Jamal believes Khalil is the only person he can trust. Deciding he should no longer hide the truth, Barry reveals to Molly that he’s alive. Hoping to lift Nusrat’s depression, Ahmed asks Nusrat to run away with him. Skeptical of Khalil’s tactical luck, Ihab zeroes in on a traitor in the Caliphate.
#43 - 5 to 9
House Season 6 - Episode 13
During a day in the life of Princeton Plainsboro's Dean of Medicine, Dr. Lisa Cuddy, the inner workings of the hospital are seen through her eyes. This day proves to be especially trying as Cuddy wrestles with myriad hospital issues and staff disputes that test her perseverance and skills as an administrator, all while juggling issues in her personal life.
#46 - Remorse
House Season 6 - Episode 11
The team takes on the case of Valerie, an attractive female executive experiencing random episodes of excruciating pain. House agrees to take the case based on Valerie’s looks, and while treating her, the men on the team are charmed by Valerie’s beauty and personality, with Thirteen looking beyond the superficial to try to discover a link to her illness. Meanwhile, House uncharacteristically attempts to alleviate his conscience by reaching out to a former medical school colleague he wronged.
#48 - Ruling Days
Ozark Season 1 - Episode 5
Marty decides to invest in the religious sector, unaware he will disrupt a discreet business operation. A surprise visitor shows up at the Byrde home.
#49 - Orinoco
Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan Season 2 - Episode 3
The Special Activities team lands in Venezuela where Jack's intel leads them to a militia guarded compound. Deep in the jungle, Jack's search for answers puts the whole team in danger. President Reyes' opponent in the upcoming election proves to be a real contender.
#51 - Once a Langmore...
Ozark Season 2 - Episode 3
Wendy does damage control when Wilkes's pressure on Sen. Blake backfires. Rachel is sent on a mission. Ruth resists accepting her Langmore destiny.
#54 - One Coin in a Fountain
Pan Am Season 1 - Episode 5
The Pan Am crew rolls the dice in more ways than one in glamorous Monte Carlo: Kate and Maggie square off for the attentions of a handsome passenger, but things get more complicated when Kate learns the sexy stranger is involved in her next covert mission; and Dean gambles with his career when an attractive, wealthy woman on the flight tempts him -- and he later discovers who her flying companion is.
#56 - Defective
Perception Season 2 - Episode 6
A new brain device to control tremors seems to have a defect that turns out to be far more serious than a technical malfunction, and Pierce partners with Donnie to investigate. Their unlikely alliance is tested when the case escalates to murder. Meanwhile, Lewicki learns a valuable lesson about dating.
#59 - Lover's Lanes
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 10 - Episode 8
A bowling tournament is disrupted when an important piece of evidence is uncovered, leading the CSIs to investigate a murder at the same bowling alley.
#61 - Neuropositive
Perception Season 2 - Episode 7
When Moretti receives a deathbed confession about the hit-and-run murder of a teenager from 1992, she calls on Pierce to determine the ailing man's credibility. The case becomes complicated, however, when the alleged killer's physician, Dr. Hutchins, reveals that his patient’s tumor has mysteriously disappeared. Pierce and Moretti must dig deeper into the past to uncover the truth behind a shocking series of apparent homicides.
#62 - One Day in the Life of Anton Baklanov
The Americans (2013) Season 3 - Episode 11
Philip and Elizabeth's home and work lives collide in new and dangerous ways. Nina struggles to figure out her next steps. Arkady assigns Oleg and Tatiana to an operation with uncertain potential.
#63 - Flight 1
Mad Men Season 2 - Episode 2
Paul hosts a party at his apartment and introduces someone special to his Sterling Cooper colleagues. Peggy visits her family for dinner. Despite a conflict of interest, the Sterling Cooper agency aggressively pursues an airline account and Duck attempts to appeal to the client using an unorthodox approach.
#64 - Adverse Events
House Season 5 - Episode 3
A painter's undiagnosed illness affects his work, and House and his team must look at the man's paintings to determine what's wrong with him.
#65 - Babylon
Mad Men Season 1 - Episode 6
The Agency is looking to land an advertising contract to promote tourism to Israel. Don and his team try to come with a theme but know so little about the country they're stumped so Don calls Rachel Menken to see if she has any ideas. Roger Sterling is getting tired of sneaking around with Joan Holloway and suggests she should her own apartment but she knows better. Peggy comes up with an advertising concept during a testing session for a new line of lipsticks and she's subsequently asks to write copy.
#67 - Flight
The Right Stuff Season 1 - Episode 8
After Shepard’s dramatic voyage to space, he feels underwhelmed and restless. Heeding Glenn’s advice, Shepard attempts to quell his ambition with gratitude for his wife and children. While Shepard’s marriage somehow remains intact, Gordo and Trudy’s may never recover. Meanwhile, when JFK publicly issues a challenge for NASA to send a man to the moon, Glenn’s drive to top Shepard is reignited.
#68 - Heart of the Matter
ER Season 13 - Episode 6
Luka gets some important news, and at the end of the day, an unexpected visitor. A collision between a motorcycle and a car brings critical patients to the ER. Luka and Ray treat the motorcycle rider, and discover a condition his wife wants kept secret. Abby and Neela work on the driver of the car, but his surgery doesn’t go well and his wife soon has troubles of her own. Pratt has a new lady in his life, and a new roommate, while Gates has a different kind of girl-trouble. The women of the ER take some time for stress relief.
#69 - Beaten/Cover Letter
Detroit 1-8-7 Season 1 - Episode 14
Fitch, Washington, Stone and Sanchez delve into the boxing world to investigate a woman's death. Her fiancé is preparing for a match against her ex-boyfriend and she was hiding a secret that could have thrown the fight. Longford and Mahajan are forced to face some tough ethical issues if they are to bring a resolution to the cold case they are re-examining. It seems that the victim led two lives, one with his wife and daughter and one with his married lover.
#70 - Selling Sickness
Boston Legal Season 3 - Episode 14
Judge Brown turns to Denny when he sues a company for not curing his "same-sex attraction disorder," but Denny's homophobia forces him to ask Alan to help.Shirley takes on the case of a young girl who wants to take a pill to help her forget a traumatic molestation.Meanwhile, Denise finds out she is pregnant, and asks both Brad and Jeffrey for paternity tests, and Clarence takes his relationship with Claire to the next level.
#71 - Ziggurat
The Right Stuff Season 1 - Episode 7
On the Eve of the flight, Louise learns of Shepard’s affair in Tijuana. Trudy watches Gordo crack a joke about women astronauts on television. Glenn awaits the humiliating moment when the world will finally learn he won’t be first. Tensions reach a breaking point when Shepard and Glenn are forced together in a pressure cooker of weather delays, marital discord, and a circus of reporters.
#72 - One for the Money, Two for the Show
Masters of Sex Season 2 - Episode 11
A television crew arrives at the clinic to document Masters and Johnson's work treating sexual dysfunction. Masters considers the publicity premature, and himself unsuitable as a television presence. Virginia deals with the fallout of having prioritized her work over her parenting when George argues to take their children on a trip with his new wife. Plus, Libby finds in Robert an appreciation for what she has to offer. And Langham realizes there's no way out of his sexual contract with Flo.
#75 - Syruptitious
Battle Creek Season 1 - Episode 2
FBI Special Agent Milt Chamberlain and Det. Russ Agnew go undercover as distillers to infiltrate Battle Creek's maple syrup cartels when a murder victim is found to have drowned in the gooey breakfast confection. Meanwhile, Det. Font White goes to war with his medical marijuana dealer.
#78 - Revenge of the Cupcake Kid
October Road Season 2 - Episode 6
Janet and Hannah plan a double date, but their boyfriends can't put their differences behind them. Nick's past comes back to haunt him when he tries to bid on a new project with Eddie, and the person hiring is a man named Cupcake Kid. Ikey decides it's time to reach out to his friends, and Owen is having hard time dealing with forgiveness.
#80 - Departures
Blood & Oil (2015) Season 1 - Episode 10
Christmas is a time for coming together, but for the Lefevers, it’s a time of difficult choices. Billy faces an ultimatum to either save his marriage by leaving Rock Springs forever or to stay in the oil game alone while Cody experiences temptation in the form of another man. With the Black Elks land deal slipping away, Annie and Hap consider doing the unthinkable – joining forces to help secure this once-in-a-lifetime oil acquisition. Fearing the fate of his son, AJ enlists Tip to help bring the child to safety. And finally, another father-and-son relationship is pushed to its limits when Hap and Wick finally lay it all out on the table at the Briggs Christmas Eve gathering.