The Best Episodes Directed by Andrew Mccarthy


#1 - Consequences

Black Box Season 1 - Episode 13

After undergoing treatment in rehab, Catherine returns to face the fallout at home and at The Cube. While trying to get her life back on track, Esme's biological father arrives and is in desperate need of a transplant. Catherine is faced with the difficult decision of having to reveal the truth to Esme about who her real parents are. Owen is agreeable to having Catherine back at work, though it isn't without strict parameters, making it a challenge for Catherine to earn her credibility back.

star 8.37
32 votes
Run to You

#2 - Run to You

The Carrie Diaries Season 2 - Episode 13

Things grow increasingly tense between Carrie and Tom. When Larissa drops an unexpected bomb on Carrie, Sebastian decides he, too, needs to come clean about something. Maggie turns to Walt when she thinks Pete is cheating on her, but gets the surprise of her life. Mouse and West find themselves in a sticky situation. Elsewhere, Samantha considers leaving the city, and Larissa's wedding to Harlan is out of this world.

star 8.26
145 votes
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#3 - Showgirls

Alpha House Season 1 - Episode 10

Louis decides to help showgirls organize, but the Watt brothers stand in his way. A video of Gil John hitting a soldier with a chair in Afghanistan goes viral so Maddie looks for a way to humanize him and Andy's Vanity Fair cover shoot takes an unexpected direction.

star 8.22
99 votes
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Shelter in Place

#4 - Shelter in Place

Alpha House Season 2 - Episode 4

Cee Biggs brings her reality show cameras to her father's office just in time for gunshots that trigger a lockdown on Capitol Hill. Rosalyn forces Robert to face the truth about his marriage, and Louis is forced to let go of a fantasy.

star 8.16
81 votes
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Bora Bora Bora

#5 - Bora Bora Bora

Orange Is the New Black Season 1 - Episode 10

Pennsatucky discovers a new skill; the inmates try to scare delinquent teenagers straight; Pornstache's side business suffers a tragic setback.

star 8.04
2974 votes
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The Retreat

#6 - The Retreat

Alpha House Season 2 - Episode 6

The senators head to a Republican retreat at a Virginia plantation, where they're haunted by the ghosts of slavery, Ronald Reagan and their exes. After a soul-cleansing bonfire with the housemates, Gil John awakes with a new fire in his belly.

star 8.00
76 votes
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Bastien Moreau (1)

#7 - Bastien Moreau (1)

The Blacklist Season 6 - Episode 11

Liz and the Task Force make a play to uncover the truth about an international assassination in a last-ditch effort to save Red’s life.

star 7.99
1734 votes
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Gumbo & Glory

#8 - Gumbo & Glory

Hart of Dixie Season 1 - Episode 3

Zoe enters a gumbo contest in yet another attempt to prove she can fit in as a Bluebell resident; Lavon has a crush on Zoe and Brick's new receptionist, and the news sours Lemon; and Zoe and Brick must look past their differences to save someone's life.

star 7.98
423 votes
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Fool Me Once

#9 - Fool Me Once

Orange Is the New Black Season 1 - Episode 12

Painful truths reorient several relationships and careers; Pennsatucky feels disrespected by Piper, which is not good; Larry delivers an ultimatum.

star 7.95
2868 votes
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A Different Kind of Death

#10 - A Different Kind of Death

Conviction (2016) Season 1 - Episode 9

Wallace brings the case of a death-row inmate, Earl Slavitt, to the CIU. Earl was convicted of murdering federal prosecutor Tom Simon, one of Wallace’s best friends. Simon did not believe in the death penalty, and Wallace, along with Simon’s widow, want to ensure that Earl did in fact commit the crime. With only days left before the execution, the CIU team shifts into high gear, looking for possible errors in the case. Instead, they uncover cracks in Simon’s reputation. Hayes and Wallace are challenged both professionally and personally, as the case draws to a stunning conclusion.

star 7.92
974 votes
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The Princess Dowry

#11 - The Princess Dowry

Gossip Girl Season 5 - Episode 17

Blair thinks Cyrus may have found a potential loophole in her prenup. Chuck and Georgina partner up in a scheme, but it has an unpredictable outcome. Meanwhile, a family crisis brings William van der Woodsen back to the Upper East Side.

star 7.92
280 votes
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Neighborhood Watch

#12 - Neighborhood Watch

White Collar Season 3 - Episode 13

When Elizabeth overhears one of her neighbors in a suspicious conversation, her curiosity leads Peter and Neal to uncover a robbery plot against a posh Manhattan Hotel.

star 7.90
682 votes
Abraham Stern

#13 - Abraham Stern

The Blacklist Season 5 - Episode 11

Red's hunt for a legendary treasure draws the attention of Abraham Stern, a cunning manipulator who believes the fortune is his birthright. Liz's quest sends her down a dark path, leading her to study the methods of one of the Blacklist's most dangerous criminals.

star 7.87
2917 votes
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#14 - Hostages

The Blacklist: Redemption Season 1 - Episode 6

When a wealthy businessman, his wife and young son are abducted by professional kidnappers, the Halcyon team is tasked to get the family back. But with time running out, the team must make a dangerous choice. Meanwhile, Tom risks exposure to save Howard from Scottie.

star 7.86
2077 votes
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Touch of Eva

#15 - Touch of Eva

Gossip Girl Season 4 - Episode 4

Nate suspects that Juliet is keeping a big secret from him and decides to confront her. Blair schemes to undermine Chuck's newfound happiness. Dan finds himself torn between his feelings for Serena and Vanessa.

star 7.85
286 votes
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Susan Hargrave

#16 - Susan Hargrave

The Blacklist Season 3 - Episode 21

When Reddington links an elegant, powerful and extremely dangerous woman to the recent tragic events, the task force is forced to play a deadly cat and mouse game to stop her before she strikes again.

star 7.84
4975 votes
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#17 - Gaffergate

Alpha House Season 2 - Episode 2

Gil John pays a visit to the Watt brothers, Louis worries when an old college friend threatens to share stories, and Andy tries to talk his way out of "Gaffergate," only to learn he's got bigger image problems.

star 7.83
95 votes
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Dr. Adrian Shaw (1)

#18 - Dr. Adrian Shaw (1)

The Blacklist Season 4 - Episode 7

Red directs the Task Force to track down an individual who provides new identities to criminals on the run. Meanwhile, as Alexander Kirk's medical condition worsens, Liz seeks guidance from Cooper on a crucial decision.

star 7.82
5325 votes
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Tom Keen

#19 - Tom Keen

The Blacklist Season 2 - Episode 16

As evidence mounts against Liz in the case of the murdered DC Harbormaster, a federal judge makes it clear to her that she will face severe criminal charges. Reddington and Ressler jump into high gear to exonerate Liz but the only solution is to find the recently vanished Tom Keen — wherever he may be operating in world.

star 7.81
2988 votes
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The Invisible Hand

#20 - The Invisible Hand

The Blacklist Season 5 - Episode 13

When bodies are discovered in abandoned woods, Red points the Task Force toward The Invisible Hand, a group that targets those whose actions are morally reprehensible yet fully legal. Red steps in to assist one of his employees, and Liz discovers a major clue about Tom's investigation.

star 7.81
2831 votes
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#21 - Mato

The Blacklist Season 4 - Episode 2

Red enlists Tom and the Task Force to help track a notorious bounty hunter who may know Alexander Kirk's next move. Meanwhile, Liz struggles to decide if Kirk is trustworthy.

star 7.80
5656 votes
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The Princesses and the Frog

#22 - The Princesses and the Frog

Gossip Girl Season 4 - Episode 20

Blair’s dreams appear to be coming true, but Serena threatens to jeopardize it all by dredging up Blair’s past. Charlie befriends Vanessa, who may or may not have a hidden agenda. Nate is torn between his relationship with Raina and a truth he must keep hidden out of loyalty to Chuck.

star 7.79
240 votes
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The Lady Vanished

#23 - The Lady Vanished

Gossip Girl Season 3 - Episode 14

Rufus and Lily grow suspect of Jenny’s relationship with Damien. Chuck learns more about the woman who may or may not be his mother. Dan and Vanessa struggle through the awkwardness of dating other people.

star 7.79
257 votes
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Work That Body for Me

#24 - Work That Body for Me

Orange Is the New Black Season 4 - Episode 1

With a major security breach and a lot of new inmates, Caputo has to call in the big guns. Things get a little too real for Crazy Eyes and Lolly.

star 7.78
3947 votes
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The Third Estate

#25 - The Third Estate

The Blacklist Season 6 - Episode 17

Red and the Task Force spring into action to stop an anti-capitalist terrorist group from kidnapping and torturing the children of the one percent. Ressler goes behind Liz's back to find out what happened to her mother, former KGB operative Katarina Rostova.

star 7.77
1607 votes
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Low Self Esteem City

#26 - Low Self Esteem City

Orange Is the New Black Season 2 - Episode 5

A bathroom turf war sees deeper lines drawn in the sand as Gloria and Vee go head to head. Piper receives devastating news.

star 7.75
2734 votes
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Comic Sans

#27 - Comic Sans

Orange Is the New Black Season 2 - Episode 7

Piper starts a prison newsletter with the help of Healy and a few other inmates; Vee launches an entrepreneurial enterprise.

star 7.75
2641 votes
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Isabella Stone

#28 - Isabella Stone

The Blacklist Season 4 - Episode 13

The Task Force springs into action to find a sophisticated criminal who has been targeting Red's businesses. An unexpected event sets Tom on the hunt for information about his past.

star 7.75
5016 votes
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The Chickening

#29 - The Chickening

Orange Is the New Black Season 1 - Episode 5

When her sighting of a legendary feral chicken polarizes the inmates, Larry wonders if Piper is getting too absorbed in the "fishbowl" of prison life.

star 7.74
3278 votes
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Yerba Buena

#30 - Yerba Buena

Halt and Catch Fire Season 3 - Episode 5

Gordon and Donna decide to treat themselves to a vacation at home instead of camping. Bos and Cameron return to Texas. Ryan and Joe have a revelation.

star 7.71
1245 votes
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Rhodes to Perdition

#31 - Rhodes to Perdition

Gossip Girl Season 5 - Episode 9

Lily, Charlie and Serena eagerly anticipate the Studio 54 party being thrown in CeCe’s honor. Nate takes on a new role at the Spectator, but his first big story turns out to be about someone he knows all too well. Blair turns to an unlikely person for help.

star 7.70
260 votes
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Ruslan Denisov

#32 - Ruslan Denisov

The Blacklist Season 2 - Episode 11

When an undercover CIA agent is kidnapped by a band of separatists in Uzbekistan, the task force sets a rescue mission in motion. Red informs Liz and Ressler that they are up against a very dangerous former associate.

star 7.68
2358 votes
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Hard Boiled

#33 - Hard Boiled

TURN: Washington's Spies Season 2 - Episode 2

Abe gathers intelligence in New York. Simcoe escapes his punishment. John Andre attends a ball in Philadelphia and meets Peggy Shippen.

star 7.68
185 votes
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The Deer Hunter

#34 - The Deer Hunter

The Blacklist Season 2 - Episode 13

Red helps Liz and the task force find a killer — the Deer Hunter — who tracks victims like prey. Meanwhile, the local DC police suspect the city Harbormaster was murdered as Liz struggles to keep her secret from unraveling.

star 7.63
2494 votes
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I Wasn't Ready

#35 - I Wasn't Ready

Orange Is the New Black Season 1 - Episode 1

Sentenced to fifteen months for a crime committed in her youth, Piper Chapman leaves her supportive fiance Larry for her new home: a women's prison.

star 7.63
4793 votes
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(Don't) Say Anything

#36 - (Don't) Say Anything

Orange Is the New Black Season 4 - Episode 3

A new job puts Taystee close to Caputo. Lorna has to get creative in her marriage. Soso and Poussey deal with some awkward truths.

star 7.63
3359 votes
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#37 - Riot FOMO

Orange Is the New Black Season 5 - Episode 1

As the standoff at the prison spirals into a full-blown riot, enterprising inmates take advantage of the confusion. Taystee confronts Caputo.

star 7.59
3156 votes
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Panic Roommate

#38 - Panic Roommate

Gossip Girl Season 4 - Episode 14

Blair enlists Nate’s help to win over her high-strung boss, Epperly, at W Magazine. Damien stirs up more drama on the Upper East Side. Chuck finds himself torn between business and pleasure. Florence and the Machine performs an acoustic version of “Cosmic Love.”

star 7.56
253 votes
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Flaming Hot Cheetos, Literally

#39 - Flaming Hot Cheetos, Literally

Orange Is the New Black Season 5 - Episode 6

Boo defends Doggett, Janae consoles Soso, and Lorna comes on to Nicky. While Alex lays low in the yard, Piper decides to take a stand.

star 7.48
2298 votes
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Mother's Day

#40 - Mother's Day

Orange Is the New Black Season 3 - Episode 1

Caputo's kinder, gentler new regime includes organizing a Mother's Day fair for the inmates that brings up a LOT of mixed feelings about family.

star 7.45
2874 votes
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Mischief Mischief

#41 - Mischief Mischief

Orange Is the New Black Season 6 - Episode 5

Pranksters wreak havoc on Halloween. Luschek earns points with the other guards. As Linda faces a crisis, Donuts and Pennsatucky have a change of plans.

star 7.44
972 votes
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Changing Winds

#42 - Changing Winds

Orange Is the New Black Season 6 - Episode 7

Badison hustles to get back in Carol's good graces. Blanca longs to get pregnant -- and Nicky has a plan. Caputo and Figueroa's relationship evolves.

star 7.41
944 votes
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