The BEST episodes directed by Bille Woodruff

Bad Blood
35 votes

#1 - Bad Blood

Hit the Floor - Season 4 - Episode 3

The stakes are high as a strip poker game stands between Jamie and London being front and center in the next Devil Girl promo campaign. Derek has redemption and revenge in mind.

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When the Levee Breaks
96 votes

#2 - When the Levee Breaks

Star - Season 3 - Episode 18

The ASAs finally arrive and Take 3 fights Amber Drake for the top spot. Alex prepares for her wedding, but someone from her past returns to wreak havoc on her big day. Meanwhile, Star finally makes a decision about Davis, Carlotta continues to mend things with Rashad and the season ends with a bang.

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192 votes

#3 - Climax

Star - Season 2 - Episode 9

With the showcase finally here, it's time for the Midtown artists to put all their hard work to the test and prove they have what it takes to win. In the process, relationships are tested, ruined and sparked. Meanwhile, Carlotta's salon is under fire in more ways than one, turning everyone's world upside-down.

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Secrets & Lies
128 votes

#4 - Secrets & Lies

Star - Season 3 - Episode 1

Three months later, Star returns home from touring, and Alex and Simone's fates are finally answered. Carlotta and Cassie's sibling rivalry continues, as the two grapple with the aftermath of Cassie's big mistake, and Christine is caught in the middle. When Carlotta's back is against the wall, Midtown Sound's strength and future is tested by Mateo Ferrera, and Star's big announcement leaves a lot of questions unanswered.

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You Are Not Your Own
1087 votes

#5 - You Are Not Your Own

Shadowhunters - Season 2 - Episode 12

Everything is turned on its heads as Azazel remains at large. Meanwhile, Simon asks Isabelle for help.

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102 votes

#6 - Zion

Star - Season 3 - Episode 9

Carlotta does what she can to make the Rhythm and Bells Festival a success. However, challenges arise when Star ends up in a legal bind, Alex makes a major career move, Simone is hiding a secret and Cassie gets out of jail seeking revenge. Meanwhile, Derek and Ruby volunteer at the shelter, where Ruby comes face-to-face with the man who attacked her. Then, tempers flare as Carlotta and Cassie's father, Calvin, shows up unexpectedly.

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Pterodactyls Can Fly
311 votes

#7 - Pterodactyls Can Fly

Will Trent - Season 1 - Episode 10

A trailer park massacre leaves a young boy without his family; and Will, strongly opposed to leaving him, becomes his temporary guardian. Meanwhile, Faith receives a visit from her mother, and Angie spirals from incidents of her past.

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252 votes

#8 - Scream

Claws - Season 2 - Episode 4

In an attempt to cozy up to Ruval's mother, Desna puts together a spa day for her and a couple of young girls from his charity; Quiet Ann gets a surprise visit from her brother, who convinces her to attend a family dinner.

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Gold Rush
449 votes

#9 - Gold Rush

The Endgame - Season 1 - Episode 5

When Snow White operatives attempt to get into the Federal Reserve’s vault, Val races against time to prevent an economic collapse.

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May the Best Manager Win
206 votes

#10 - May the Best Manager Win

Star - Season 2 - Episode 5

Ayana is quickly reminded of the tremendous pressure she is under to make her family proud, when her father - a legendary music label executive - pays a visit to Midtown. Alex continues to be haunted by her lies to Derek; Star and Simone differ on how best to deal with Brody's mysterious return; and Noah faces a tense encounter with the police during an event thrown by the label. Meanwhile, Jahil works on a plan to debut a new duo he's discovered, featuring his nephew, Angel, and Ayanna's assistant.

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Evil Manners
816 votes

#11 - Evil Manners

Empire (2015) - Season 4 - Episode 3

When Cookie is denied a line of credit, she flashes back to her years in prison and compares her past struggles to her life now. Lucious continues to struggle with demons of his own and begs his family to tell him about the ways he’s wronged them, but they are reluctant to tell him the truth. Meanwhile, the NYPD is still on Andre’s case about the events that transpired in Vegas and one officer in particular catches his eye.

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The Book of Markovia: Chapter Three: Motherless ID
452 votes

#12 - The Book of Markovia: Chapter Three: Motherless ID

Black Lightning - Season 3 - Episode 12

Jefferson and Anissa join forces with the ASA to help one of their own. Meanwhile, Lynn is forced to continue battling her demons.

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Tell the Truth
236 votes

#13 - Tell the Truth

Empire (2015) - Season 6 - Episode 4

A happy family occasion brings the Lyon family back together, but it becomes apparent that no one seems to see eye-to-eye. Lucious, unhappy with how Empire and the Empire movie are progressing, springs into action and comes face-to-face with demons from his past. Meanwhile, Cookie reaches her breaking point and considers seeking help and Andre encourages Tiana to smooth over the controversy she created for the company.

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Strange Bedfellows
1316 votes

#14 - Strange Bedfellows

Empire (2015) - Season 3 - Episode 12

Angelo makes an unsettling discovery and is concerned that Cookie’s past isn’t in the past and will hurt his chances of becoming the Mayor. Anika is faced with a life-changing decision after Tariq reveals what he is really after. Meanwhile, Hakeem’s 21st birthday party takes an unexpected turn.

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1200 votes

#15 - Saints

Yellowjackets - Season 1 - Episode 6

The Yellowjackets tangle with the birds & the bees, navigating love, lust and DIY surgery. In the present : blackmail, bunnies and an icy reunion. Misty prepares for a surprise(d) houseguest.

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lesson learned
120 votes

#16 - lesson learned

A Million Little Things - Season 4 - Episode 16

Gary, Maggie, Eddie and Anna go on a double date where Anna has an awkward encounter with Peter. Eddie struggles to reconnect with fans at a music convention.

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The Book of Reunification: Chapter Two: Trial and Errors
283 votes

#17 - The Book of Reunification: Chapter Two: Trial and Errors

Black Lightning - Season 4 - Episode 11

Jefferson takes Khalil up on his offer to help. Meanwhile, Lynn finds herself wrestling with what could be the biggest decision of her life. Lastly, Tobias follows through on a hunch.

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Equinox: The Book of Fate
1324 votes

#18 - Equinox: The Book of Fate

Black Lightning - Season 1 - Episode 7

Black Lightning’s pursuit for Tobias continues. Anissa continues to find herself in the new normal.

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Merry Jaxmas
84 votes

#19 - Merry Jaxmas

Perfect Harmony - Season 1 - Episode 10

When Reverend Jax is visited by his charismatic parents, Arthur helps him overcome his lifelong feelings of living in their shadow, and encourages him to embrace his way of ministering in time for their Christmas performance. Meanwhile, Ginny and Wayne decide to have a secret fling.

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Never Take Your Eyes Off Her
99 votes

#20 - Never Take Your Eyes Off Her

Truth Be Told (2019) - Season 3 - Episode 4

With the clock ticking, Poppy desperately looks for clues to Trini’s whereabouts, leaning on Eva as a resource.

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323 votes

#21 - Painkiller

Black Lightning - Season 4 - Episode 7

After attempting to bury the darker, devastatingly lethal Painkiller part of his persona, Khalil Payne has distanced himself away from everyone he knows and loves in a new city, Akashic Valley, in order to find peace... but peace never comes easy for men with pasts like Painkiller.

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The Book of Ruin: Chapter One: Picking Up the Pieces
316 votes

#22 - The Book of Ruin: Chapter One: Picking Up the Pieces

Black Lightning - Season 4 - Episode 5

Gambi supports Black Lightning as he departs on a special mission. Meanwhile, Grace tries to persuade Anissa to let her guard down.

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The Book of Ruin: Chapter Three: Things Fall Apart
290 votes

#23 - The Book of Ruin: Chapter Three: Things Fall Apart

Black Lightning - Season 4 - Episode 8

The FBI pays Jefferson a visit. Meanwhile, Anissa surprises Grace.

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The Book of Reconstruction: Chapter Two: Unacceptable Losses
326 votes

#24 - The Book of Reconstruction: Chapter Two: Unacceptable Losses

Black Lightning - Season 4 - Episode 2

The war between the 100 and the Kobra Cartel rages on. Meanwhile, Lynn continues to be concerned about Jefferson. Lastly, Jennifer’s curiosity is piqued by a new boy at school.

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Romans 12:21
49 votes

#25 - Romans 12:21

Filthy Rich (US) - Season 1 - Episode 9

The entire Monreaux family must use every resource at their disposal in the hunt for Jesus.

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Number's Up
29 votes

#26 - Number's Up

Hit the Floor - Season 4 - Episode 4

Pax confides in Jamie. German asks Derek to do the unthinkable. Eve decides how far she's willing to go to exact her master plan. the Devil Girls get gritty for charity by performing at an underground vogue battle.

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...And the Benefits of Bondage
59 votes

#27 - ...And the Benefits of Bondage

Tom Swift - Season 1 - Episode 6

Tom finds himself stuck between a rock and a hard place. Meanwhile, Zenzi is startled when a worried Isaac surprises her while she’s in her car applying lipstick and triple checking her already flawless makeup in the mirror after a visit to the gym. Lastly, Rowan issues a strong warning to Isaac.

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Here She Shall See No Enemy
105 votes

#28 - Here She Shall See No Enemy

Truth Be Told (2019) - Season 3 - Episode 3

Markus tries getting to the bottom of a shocking discovery. Eva makes a startling confession to Poppy.