The Best Episodes Directed by Bill Roe
#1 - Countdown (2)
Castle (2009) Season 3 - Episode 17
With time running out, Castle and Beckett must put aside their differences with Agent Fallon to avert a city-wide catastrophe.
#3 - Target (1)
Castle (2009) Season 5 - Episode 15
In the first of a two-episode story arc, Castle and Beckett begin a murder investigation that also exposes a plot to kidnap the daughter of a wealthy Middle Eastern businessman. FBI Agent Harris (Dylan Walsh), an even-keeled professional is brought in to help find the kidnappers.
#7 - Undead Again
Castle (2009) Season 4 - Episode 22
When Castle and Beckett investigate the murder of a man with human bite marks on his body, Castle’s wild theories start flying. But none are as wild as what their only witness insists happened – a Zombie attack. As the evidence pointing towards an undead assailant piles up, the team plunges into New York’s Zombie subculture to find the killer and bring him in — dead, undead or alive.
#8 - 3XK
Castle (2009) Season 3 - Episode 6
When a beautiful woman is found dead in an alley, all clues point to her being a victim of the notorious Triple Killer. The Triple Killer, or 3XK, terrorized New York City four years ago, then mysteriously disappeared. Now he's back. In a deadly battle of wits, Castle and Beckett race against time to stop 3XK before he claims his next victims.
#9 - Room 147
Castle (2009) Season 6 - Episode 16
When a guilt-ridden young woman confesses to the murder of a struggling actor -- knowing details only the killer could know -- Beckett and Castle seem to have an open-and-shut case, until they uncover proof that their suspect couldn’t possibly be the killer. When a second person confesses, equally convinced they committed the murder, the team realizes the case is far more mysterious than they thought.
#11 - Louis T. Steinhil (1)
The Blacklist Season 7 - Episode 1
After being abducted by Katarina Rostova, Raymond finds himself alone in hostile territory unsure of who—if anyone—he can trust. With few leads to go on, Liz and the Task Force venture into unknown danger as they race to find him.
#12 - The Capricorn Killer
The Blacklist Season 5 - Episode 16
As Liz investigates new details in a cold case from her early work as an FBI profiler, she explores her darker impulses in therapy with Dr. Fulton. The Task Force takes action to bring down Tom's killers within the legal system, while Red takes a different approach to closing in on Ian Garvey.
#13 - The Debt Collector
The Blacklist Season 4 - Episode 20
When Liz becomes the target of a mercenary known as the Debt Collector, Red turns to an unlikely source for help. Ressler faces an unexpected complication in his efforts to stay ahead of Agent Gale's investigation.
#14 - The Dark Side
The Rookie Season 2 - Episode 10
Nolan and team are charged with escorting a notorious female serial killer to the graves of her previously unrecovered victims. However, when they arrive, they unearth even more than they expected. Chen meets a seemingly perfect man who sparks her interest, and Lopez worries about Wesley as his PTSD continues to increase.
#15 - Limelight
Castle (2009) Season 6 - Episode 13
When a rising young pop star is found dead in an alley, Castle and Beckett delve into the victim's out-of-control hard-partying lifestyle, but as they dig deeper, a shocking revelation threatens to rock their investigation.
#16 - A Murder Is Forever
Castle (2009) Season 6 - Episode 8
When a famed relationship therapist is murdered, it appears that her access to the secrets of her elite and powerful clients led to her death. But when Castle and Beckett discover the victim was in possession of a rare object worth millions of dollars, they realize that this case may be even more complicated – and dangerous – than they thought.
#18 - The Human Factor
Castle (2009) Season 5 - Episode 23
When Homeland Security inexplicably seals the crime scene of a car bombing, Castle and Beckett find themselves with two mysteries on their hands: who murdered the victim, a government whistleblower, and why are federal agents trying to take over the case? The plot thickens when they discover that the victim wasn't killed by a car bomb but by a missile from a military drone.
#20 - The Limey
Castle (2009) Season 4 - Episode 20
A devilishly handsome detective from Scotland Yard, Simon Hunt, teams up with Castle and Beckett to find the person responsible for the murder of his friend's daughter. Enter Nigel Wyndham, the Deputy General at the British Consulate whom Castle and Beckett suspect is up to more than just ambassadorial balls and diplomatic luncheons. Meanwhile, Lanie convinces Beckett that she needs to make a move on Castle before it is too late.
#21 - Heartbreak Hotel
Castle (2009) Season 4 - Episode 8
During the investigation of the murder of an Atlantic City casino owner at an abandoned warehouse, strong leads emerge for the team in both New York and Atlantic City. As Beckett and Capt. Gates work the New York leads together, Castle naturally chooses to join the detectives for the road trip to "America's Playground," hoping to help solve the case while throwing an impromptu bachelor party for Ryan.
#22 - Dr. Hans Koehler
The Blacklist Season 6 - Episode 1
Red presents the Task Force with a Blacklist case searching for a plastic surgeon who creates new identities for wanted criminals. Liz and her sister, Jennifer, secretly investigate the events that took place the night the real Raymond Reddington died.
#23 - Saving Face
S.W.A.T. (2017) Season 2 - Episode 4
Hondo suspects an ulterior motive when Eric Wells, a U.S. marshal who is the estranged husband of his romantic interest, Deputy District Attorney Nia Wells, requests the S.W.A.T. team’s help with apprehending a fugitive who is robbing drug cargo shipments. Also, Jessica is forced to implement departmental budget cuts, and Street makes a heartbreaking discovery about his mother, Karen.
#26 - Lady Luck
The Blacklist Season 6 - Episode 16
Liz and Ressler investigate a Blacklister who offers to erase gambling debts at a deceptively high price. Dembe grows concerned as Red tests the loyalties of their business associates in search of the individual who turned him in to the police.
#27 - Smokey Putnum
The Blacklist Season 5 - Episode 1
Red enlists Liz in an unlikely plan to simultaneously earn cash and deliver a new Blacklister to the Task Force. Liz faces the new reality of working alongside her father. Ressler finds himself in a precarious position. Tom weighs his options.
#28 - Wrapped Up in Death
Castle (2009) Season 2 - Episode 19
The investigation into the shocking death of a museum curator, crushed by a falling gargoyle, takes a bizarre turn when Castle and Beckett learn that he isn’t the first member of a recent archeological expedition to die. It turns out there was a legend inscribed over the burial chamber the team unearthed warning that "all who gaze upon the face of the mummy are doomed." Was the curator just the latest victim of "The Mummy’s Curse?" And if so, what does that mean for Castle, who snuck a peek at the mummy when no one was looking?
#29 - The Ethicist
The Blacklist Season 6 - Episode 6
When Red is sent to a federal medical institution following his request to the court for a psychiatric evaluation, Liz and Jennifer use his time away to search for a Blacklister they believe may have valuable information about Red’s past.
#30 - Independence, U.S.A.
The Blacklist: Redemption Season 1 - Episode 3
After a plane crashes in the Ural Mountains, Tom and Nez go undercover in Russia to infiltrate a mysterious, top-secret military facility. Meanwhile, Scottie enlists Mr. Solomon to find answers about her husband.
#32 - Death Wish
Castle (2009) Season 8 - Episode 17
The murder of a man connected to smuggling Turkish relics sends Castle, Beckett and the 12th Precinct on a search for a stolen antique believed to be Aladdin’s lamp, in hopes that it can lead them to the killer.
#33 - Meme Is Murder
Castle (2009) Season 7 - Episode 5
When a web celebrity is murdered, Castle and Beckett explore the flashy world of internet fame. But when the killer posts pictures from the crime scene on a photo-sharing site, they realize they are up against a social media sociopath who may strike again.
#34 - Dead Again
Castle (2009) Season 8 - Episode 19
When a mild mannered safety inspector for the city miraculously survives a poisoning, it might be luck; but when he survives another, it's a mystery Castle and Beckett will have to solve.
#35 - The Harem
The Blacklist Season 4 - Episode 11
Liz must prove herself to the leader of an elite group of female thieves in order to infiltrate their organization as they prepare for their next heist. Meanwhile, Red contends with unexpected problems in his operations, and Tom channels his energy into fatherly duties.
#38 - Witness for the Prosecution
Castle (2009) Season 8 - Episode 10
Castle finally gets his day in court when he takes the stand as the key witness to a murder from five months ago. But when new information suddenly arises, he and Beckett must race against the clock to prevent a miscarriage of justice.
#39 - Death Gone Crazy
Castle (2009) Season 5 - Episode 12
When Beau Randolf, the founder of hit adult video franchise "College Girls Gone Crazy," is murdered, Castle and Beckett are confronted with a lengthy list of husbands, fathers and ex-college girls who all have motive. So to find the killer, they must delve deep into the victim’s life, where they find surprises at every turn. Also Alexis starts a video blog, but Castle is not happy that personal and intimate details about her life are being made public.
#41 - Bad Santa
Castle (2009) Season 7 - Episode 10
When an ER physician is gunned down in the street, Castle and Beckett soon discover that the victim was a mob doctor to a Mafia family run by an old friend of Castle's. Also, against this backdrop of Christmas, Esposito and Lanie reach a defining moment in their relationship.
#42 - In Plane Sight
Castle (2009) Season 7 - Episode 21
As Castle and Alexis travel to London, their routine flight turns deadly when the plane’s Air Marshal is found murdered. With the help of Beckett on the ground, Castle and Alexis race against time to find the killer before he carries out his fateful plan.
#43 - At Close Range
Castle (2009) Season 7 - Episode 18
Detective Kevin Ryan is on the security detail of a charismatic congressman attending a charity event when shots suddenly ring out. Driven to apprehend the killer, Ryan must revisit the events that led up to the shooting, with the help of Castle and Beckett.