The Best Episodes Directed by Bobby Roth
#1 - Shock to the System
John Doe Season 1 - Episode 19
John is hit by lightning on his chest-brand and can see in color — going to see a fresh body, John realizes he's also lost access to his vast supply of knowledge and all the physical talents it provided. It's not a good time as a killer strikes, leaving a kidney from his victim with the promise of more to come. The killer strikes again with two killings as John tries to come to terms with his newfound ignorance and the loss of his money when he can't call the shots for his broker. John is bitter and reluctant to admit his newfound loss to anyone, and a disappointed killer threatens to come after him. It turns out that two women, sisters, are working as the killers and lure John into a trap — fortunately John figured the killer(s) were women and he'd be targeted and the police have him wired and are watching. While pursuing one of the killers John is hit with electricity again and is back to being color-blind and super-smart.
#2 - Tonight
Prison Break Season 1 - Episode 20
Westmoreland uses Bellick to plug a hole in the escape plan, which forces Michael to move up the breakout timetable. A fearful Tweener pledges his loyalty to Michael and in return may get out of jail for free; Michael feels that he has no choice but to involve Sara in the plan and must betray his father figure; and Veronica finds her life in jeopardy from her closest ally, who has a surprising connection to a Fox River inmate.
#3 - Tonight
Prison Break Season 1 - Episode 20
Westmoreland wants Michael to speed up the planned escape, and gets Bellick one step closer to unraveling it. Michael has to decide whether to involve Sara in the breakout plan. Tweener's devotion is put to a test. Veronica finds out that her ally unexpectedly has a connection to an inmate serving time at Fox River.
#4 - The Killing Box
Prison Break Season 2 - Episode 13
The Border Patrol arrests Michael and Lincoln, saving them from Mahone that claims that wants his life back. Sucre crosses the border and jumps in a parachute in the Sonora Desert in Mexico. T-Bag goes to a war veteran bar in Pratt, Kansas, and steals a prosthetic job from a veteran sergeant. Michael and Lincoln are apprehended in the Border Patrol Holding Facility, in Las Cruces, New Mexico, waiting for transportation to Fox River, but Bill Kim orders Mahone to kill them. T-Bag meets Denise, who works in the post office, and seduces her to get Susan Hollander's address. Bellick is sent to the District Court in Greeley County, Kansas, and has his bail denied. He makes a deal to be sent to Fox River expecting to have a good life. However the new warden decides to use him as an example of the new administration. Meanwhile Mahone tries to transport the prisoners, but the standard procedure does not allow it. Kellerman makes an arrangement to intercept the convoy in a blocked tunnel to kill the prisoners. However, Michael and Lincoln and helped by a surprising allied. T-Bag finds Susan.
#5 - Cruz Control
Breakout Kings Season 2 - Episode 4
Following a very clever breakout from the motor pool, the escapee takes off on a killing spree with reckless abandon until Lloyd realizes that, driven by his own fatal diagnosis, he is checking off a killing bucket list. He thinks of himself as an avenging angel, and it's up to the team to stop him and put an end to the violence.
#6 - The Killing Box
Prison Break Season 2 - Episode 13
Bellick is anything but happy about his sudden homecoming-to Fox River.Elsewhere, Michael and Lincoln might face a homecoming of their own. Mahone and Kellerman use everything they got to make certain that Michael and Lincoln do not get through their road trip alive.Sucre's getaway plane encounters some difficulties. T-Bag closes on Mrs. Hollander.
#7 - End of the Beginning
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 1 - Episode 16
Agents Garrett (Bill Paxton) and Triplett are back to help Coulson's team track down S.H.I.E.L.D.'s nefarious enemy--the Clairvoyant. But will Deathlok destroy them all to protect his master's identity?
#9 - No Nukes Is Good Nukes (2)
Commander In Chief Season 1 - Episode 11
While trying to coordinate the rescue of the crew of a damaged U.S. submarine off the coast of North Korea with help from Chinese, Mac must deal with war fever among her advisors and a leak from China to the North Korean government that threatens to start a nuclear war. Meanwhile, Speaker Templeton’s wife secretly encourages Jayne Murray to accept Nathan’s offer to rejoin his office as chief of Staff.
#10 - Odd Man Out
Prison Break Season 1 - Episode 12
C-Note overhears Michael and Lincoln discussing that there are too many fugitives for available time and they share the information with the group telling that one shall be left behind. T-Bag feels threatened and calls his cousin James Bagwell, disclosing the escape plan and asking James to call the Warden Pope in case T-Bag does not contact him later. Abruzzi asks his outside man to kidnap James, but things go wrong and the mobster kills James and his five years old son Jimmy. Abruzzi feels guilty for the death of the child and feels the need of God's forgiveness, but T-Bag betrays Abruzzi like Judas. Meanwhile Veronica and LJ bring Nick to the hospital and while in surgery, LJ escapes to see the funeral of his mother. Daniel Hale sees the teenager in the cemetery but he does not arrest him; later he tells his wife that they should move to West and gives an anonymous call to Veronica scheduling a meeting in the Highland Cafe. Maricruz tells Sucre that she is pregnant but she will marry Hector. Captain Bellick presses David to rat Michael telling everything he says. Michael tests the escape plan and informs the group that they are ready to go that night, but Lincoln was sent to solitary confinement protecting his brother.
#11 - Wash
Prison Break Season 2 - Episode 18
The brothers have a tape with the President's and Steadman's voices on it. But when they properly analyze the tape, it's clear it can't help them as much as they first thought. A little brainstorming will have Sara, Michael and Lincoln change gears and aim at the President.
#15 - Fin Del Camino
Prison Break Season 2 - Episode 21
Linc finds Michael is gone from their Christina Rose yacht after receiving Sucre's message (also intercepted by Mahone, who thinks to have found his way out) scary scumbag T-bag is in Panama City's Fin del Camino hotel with the money. A fire-cracker he pays a local boy to plant shows Michael Mahone's two plants on the plaza, but Bellick pulls his gun at him, accompanied by Fernando who denies sending the message- Schofield smells a trap and states their goals: money for Bellick, Maricruz for Sucre, T-bag for him, then reminds Fernando in private Maricruz is his legitimate priority, not revenge. Sarah Tancredi's trial proceeds, and the judge allows showing Michael's tape clearing her; her lawyer advises to take a twelve year plea, in effect nine years in hard security. When T-bag leaves Mahone's two men tail him, followed by the escapee trio, then Mahone, who is suddenly attacked by Lincoln who calls him the murderer of his dad. The trio surprises and disarms Mahone's duo which carries no FBI-identification, and next T-bag, but hears police sirens outside. After lining up his medals and putting on his uniform, Paul Kellerman shoots himself in the head, but his pistol jams; his sister insists it's a sign to make a new start in life; he goes testify on Sarah's behalf. Instead of money, Fernando finds a girl shot, T-bag makes a run past Bellick while police forces entry; Michael and Sucre follow over the fire escape, a car slightly running over him causes T-bag to be caught again; he deals with Michael to trade his escape -without the money- for information but Schofield decides to dump him at the embassy; the monster finds a screw driver, stabs Fernando and thus causes a car crash, allowing him to run with his precious backpack; Sucre insists Michael runs after him in a palm wood, till he makes a stand with a knife; a broken bottle allows a fight, in no time Michael has the knife on T-bag's throat, who taunts him but still gets stabbed- in the arm, so the police can ea
#16 - The Man Behind the Curtain
Lost Season 3 - Episode 20
Ben unwillingly divulges information to Locke about the island, taking him on a journey to various locations including strange monuments and the mysterious Jacob. Flashbacks will show us the origins of DHARMA and the history of the island, including 'the purge.'
#17 - The Message
Prison Break Season 2 - Episode 15
In Cutback, Montana, Kellerman lures the police and Michael and Lincoln abduct the cameraman Greg of Fox News and succeed in escaping from the siege. Michael and Lincoln decide to tape a message to be released in the Breaking News. Mahone is back in Chicago and analyzing the message; he interrogates Greg and he tells that he had overheard Michael tell that they should cover 460 miles in six hours. Mahone deducts that they intend to meet President Caroline in Denver. Wheeler discusses with Mahone and yells that the internal affair asked him to follow all moves of Mahone. Bellick is badly wounded in the infirmary of Fox River. Sucre befriends an old passenger in a bus to Ixtapa; however the driver asks him to leave the bus in a small town and Sucre robs the Volkswagen of the old man. In Algoma, Winsconsin, Haywire befriends a young couple and the girl has bruises on her arm; she tells that her abusive drunken father uses to beat her.
#19 - First Down
Prison Break Season 2 - Episode 4
Michael, Linc, and Nika are captured by Bellick and Geary, who intend to retrieve Westmoreland's money in Utah. Tweener continues his drive with Debra Jean. Abruzzi is reunited with his wife and children and is set to flee the country with them, but decides to take care of Fibonacci first. T-Bag has a close call with the police at a Nebraska gas station, and then poses as a Marine who lost his hand in Iraq. Mahone waits for confirmation of the deaths of Michael and Linc in the car explosion, and meanwhile gets a lead on one of the other fugitives. Kellerman (posing as a recovering addict named Lance) befriends Sara.
#22 - Otis
Prison Break Season 2 - Episode 2
The F.B.I agent Mahone decides to use L.J to get to Michael and Lincoln by cutting a deal with him and making him trick the two fugitives into revealing their location. Michael and Lincoln decide there's only one thing they can do, rescue L.J in a daring raid at the county jail. Only one problem though, Mahone is personally guarding L.J and won't let him out of his sight.
#23 - Bang & Burn
Prison Break Season 3 - Episode 8
Lincoln tells Michael that they have four more days to rescue Whistler, but Michael is upset with his brother that he used him. Gretchen has a meeting with General and they decide to use power to release Whistler in an operation called "Bang and Burn". Later she asks Whistler to kill Michael. In Sona, the guards reinforce the bars in the windows, and Michael tells Lechero that this way it will be difficult to break-out. Sammy requests more men to Lechero to keep Sona under control. Sofia receives a call from Whistler's mysterious landlord telling that he has some "insurance papers" from her boyfriend, however, the Company intercepts the conversation. When Sofia receives the documents, she finds a passport of Whistler in the name of Gary Miller. But Gretchen arrives and takes the documents. Mahone tells Agent Lang how he killed Shales and then high from the pills, asks her to get some drugs for him otherwise he will not be able to speak in the hearing. T-Bag gives a message from Lechero with the blueprint of his cell with a hidden door and an access code. Whistler is ready to stab Michael when Lechero arrives and he hides the knife. Michael asks McGrady to request his father to call Lincoln and give him a message: "Don't come home for dinner." Mahone fails in the hearing and is sent back to Sona. Lincoln, Sucre and Sofia are attacked by the Company's agents and the brothers realize that something is happening, i.e., the Company does not need them anymore. When the "Bang and Burn" Operation begins, Michael catches Whistler and Gretchen fails in her intent. General Zavala has Michael hauled in for questioning over the attempted breakout.
#24 - Not Guilty as Charged
The Lying Game Season 1 - Episode 18
Caught by the FBI, Ethan is brought back to Phoenix to face charges for murder. As Emma continues to search for evidence that can help Ethan’s case, she clashes with Ted and Kristin over her unwavering support of a murder suspect. Alec’s relationship with the victim prevents him from taking the case himself so he assigns a star prosecutor from his firm, prompting Dan to reach out to an ex-girlfriend who is now a successful defense attorney. Meanwhile, encouraged by their time together in hiding, Sutton has her own plans for Ethan.
#26 - Queen Sacrifice
FlashForward Season 1 - Episode 15
Mark and Vogel put a plan into action to uncover the FBI mole, which could end up alienating Mark from his co-workers. Meanwhile, in an effort to protect his family and his marriage Mark moves out of the house, and Keiko continues her search in Los Angeles for Bryce and finds employment at the unlikeliest of places.
#31 - Much Ado About Everything
The Lying Game Season 2 - Episode 5
Emma and Thayer further their investigation into the twins' birth mother and what Sutton may know about her. Laurel begins to suspect that something is not right with her sister and makes everyone nervous when she starts asking questions. Using ammunition provided by Rebecca, Sutton lashes out at Kristin during what is supposed to be a peaceful Mercer family dinner.
#33 - Fire/Water
Prison Break Season 3 - Episode 2
After Michael gets bad news from Lincoln, he sets out to find a prisoner named James Whistler, who holds the key to his freedom. That's easier said than done: James Whistler is hiding in Sona because there's a price on his head, and Lechero is not about to help Michael find him. In addition, both Mahone and Bellick want to get to Whistler too. Meanwhile, T-Bag won't allow a little humiliation stop him from insinuating himself into Lechero's good graces.
#35 - Fire/Water
Prison Break Season 3 - Episode 2
Michael and Mahone try to lure Whistler out of his hiding place. T-Bag gains some upward momentum in the prison hierarchy as the water supply is running low. Lincoln meets familiar and not so familiar faces on his quest to free Michael.
#38 - Midnight
Fringe Season 1 - Episode 18
The Fringe Division is on the case when severely mutilated bodies drained of spinal cord fluid begin to pile up. After their investigation leads them to a scientist (guest star Jefferson Mays) with possible ties to the Z.F.T. bioterrorist cell, they are shocked to discover the identity and motive of the killer. When the kills occur with increasing frequency, Olivia, Peter and Walter go to desperate lengths to stop them.
#40 - Justice
Revenge Season 1 - Episode 18
Whether or not she intended it to happen, Victoria's pawns are caught in the middle of an insidious cover-up and have to pay the ultimate price when Emily discovers the identity of the mysterious man who murdered her father. Meanwhile, Declan's testimony marks the beginning of the end of his relationship with a self-destructive Charlotte.
#41 - Dissolution
Revenge Season 3 - Episode 6
Roadblocks seem to be mounting for Emily as Daniel’s attention is focused elsewhere, Grayson Manor may cease to exist, and two of the most important people in Emily’s life start turning on her – leading her to do something very uncharacteristic.
#42 - Better Angels
FlashForward Season 1 - Episode 14
Demetri, Janis, Simon and Vogel travel to Somalia in search of clues to a mysterious tower and encounter a dangerous man who saw his fellow villagers black-out in 1991; Bryce tells Nicole that he has cancer; and Olivia attempts to get daughter Charlie to tell her what she saw in her flashforward.
#43 - CD-ROM + Hoagie Foil
MacGyver (2016) Season 2 - Episode 9
Mac and the team follow a group of Indonesian mercenaries who are transporting a lethal amount of stolen nerve gas in the hopes of tracking them to their dangerous leader. Also, Jack confronts Elwood about Riley, and Bozer is pushed to his limit in spy school.
#44 - Single Point of Failure
Scorpion Season 1 - Episode 2
The Governor calls on Team Scorpion when his daughter is mysteriously "bio-hacked" with a deadly virus and has only 24 hours to live. Meanwhile, the case takes on a deeper significance for Walter after he receives a letter regarding his sister.
#45 - Illusion
Revenge Season 2 - Episode 6
The ties that bind Victoria and Conrad are tested as they reaffirm their loyalties and commitment to each other. Meanwhile the all-too-knowing Mason Treadwell digs deeper as Emily and Amanda struggle to keep their pasts a secret.
#47 - Could We Start Again, Please?
Grey's Anatomy Season 11 - Episode 7
Secrets about Amelia’s past addictions come to light and cause problems for her at the hospital; Bailey oversees Jo’s first solo surgery; and Arizona must make an executive decision in Dr. Herman’s absence. Meanwhile, the doctors spring into action when a couple arrives at the emergency room after escaping a fire.
#50 - Mothers and Daughters
Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman Season 4 - Episode 3
As Dr. Mike becomes increasingly absorbed in her romantic life with Sully, Colleen, feeling rebellious, joins her school friends in dangerous and questionable escapades. When Brian also begins to feel ignored, Mike and Sully realize how important it is to balance their new life.
#51 - Illumination
Revenge Season 2 - Episode 16
The queen and king of smoke and mirrors, Victoria and Conrad, make a calculated move, starting a charitable foundation in the late Amanda Clarke’s name. But little do they know that Jack is not buying it and has a plan of his own. Meanwhile, Emily’s past catches up to her again.
#52 - Ke Kū 'Ana
Hawaii Five-0 Season 7 - Episode 5
(The Stand) When a cache of guns is stolen from a gun range, Five-0 discovers the culprit is intent on making a dramatic and potentially deadly statement on gun violence. Also, Kono and Adam are finally reunited when he is released from prison.
#54 - Treachery
Revenge Season 1 - Episode 8
Emily’s plot further unravels and Victoria’s unstable relationship with her family grows increasingly more tense when an unwanted pawn in Emily’s game heads to the Hamptons with questionable intentions. Meanwhile, Lydia’s memory is a growing concern for the Graysons and a recently embittered friend begins to play dirty, on “Revenge,”
#56 - The Hub
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 1 - Episode 7
Dangerous secrets are being kept from Coulson’s team, and he works the system to save Ward and Fitz when they are sent on a Level 8 classified mission that may end in tragedy.
#57 - Hana Keaka
Hawaii Five-0 Season 6 - Episode 9
(Charade) Five-0 goes back to school when a college professor is killed and Danny goes undercover as his replacement.
#59 - 52 Pickup
Criminal Minds Season 4 - Episode 9
Agents Prentiss and Todd go undercover to profile a serial killer who uses skills of persuasion to lure women into danger.
#60 - Sleeping Monster
Grey's Anatomy Season 9 - Episode 21
Bailey finds herself at the center of a CDC investigation surrounding the death of several of her patients, as Jackson and the rest of the board members argue over how to address the crisis with the public. Meanwhile, Cristina teases Alex about his unspoken feelings for Jo, and Owen continues to take special care of Ethan as the condition of his parents remains uncertain.
#61 - Trust No One
Beauty and the Beast (2012) Season 1 - Episode 13
Cat and Vincent are unsure if they can trust Alex with the truth about his past. Evan realizes that Claire, the woman he is dating, is hiding things from him. Heather meets and falls for Joe's younger brother Darius, and Vincent tries to win over Cat with romantic gestures for Valentine’s Day.
#62 - Man on the Moon
Grey's Anatomy Season 10 - Episode 11
April’s sisters arrive to help celebrate April’s upcoming nuptials and quickly get on her nerves. Matthew and Jackson are forced to work together when they witness a terrible accident, Callie and Arizona work hard to reestablish their relationship and Cristina is pressured to live stream an upcoming surgery. Meanwhile, a familiar face returns to the hospital.
#63 - Where in the World Is Carmine O'Brien
The Mentalist Season 4 - Episode 6
While trying to solve the murder of a police chief Lisbon runs into her brother Tommy, a bounty hunter, who's tracking a bail jumper.
#64 - Elephant's Memory
Criminal Minds Season 3 - Episode 16
The BAU is called to West Bune, a small town in Texas, to investigate what appears to be spree killings that involve a teenaged boy and his girlfriend.
#66 - Wild Horses
Beverly Hills, 90210 Season 3 - Episode 14
Dylan's Porsche breaks down near a secluded ranch. The wealthy owner takes him in and wants him to stay permanently (as her boy toy). Dylan is disappointed when she sells her favorite horse, and decides not to live in an environment where everything is for sale. Brenda and Kelly make up. David fires Steve as manager after he is humiliated at a showcase because he had to go on without a sound check. Nikki is stunned when her ex-boyfriend Diesel's band performs a song he had written for her. Brandon cannot understand why Nikki is so taken with an abusive, boozing jerk. Nikki tries to leave when Diesel brings home another woman, so he hits her. Brandon punches out Diesel and takes Nikki home. The janitor warns Steve that he may have to turn him in to save himself. After getting an earful from Herbert, Steve decides to make amends with his friends and confess to Mrs. Teasley. He refuses to name his accomplice, and is expelled from school. Music: 'Switch It Up' performed by Brian Austin Green, 'The Right Kind of Love' by Jeremy Jordan, 'Different Eyes' by Treason, 'I Just Wanna Be Your Friend' by Puck and Natty.
#67 - Watch Over Me
Without a Trace Season 5 - Episode 9
The team investigates the disappearance of social worker Eric Hayes, who had given thirty days notice to his job not long before. When their investigation leads them to a young pregnant woman who had already lost one child to the system, the agents begin to believe the disillusioned social worker may have been having an affair but soon discover that he may have been trying to right the wrong that drove him from his job. Danny has trouble with the investigation, as it reminds him of his own experience in foster care. Jack confides in Samantha about his relationship with Ann, but it may be too late.
#68 - Indecent Proposals
Mistresses (US) Season 1 - Episode 10
As single mom-to-be Savi begins to grasp that Harry may never be coming back, Dom offers her a shoulder to lean on. April is furious when Paul shows up at Lucy's school and shares her frustration with Richard, who decides to take matters into his own hands. Karen and Sam reconnect after she realizes Savi won't give her information about Elizabeth's lawsuit against her; and at work Joss tries to win over Olivier by helping him impress new real estate clients.
#69 - Camp Grounded
Life Unexpected Season 2 - Episode 7
Cate, Ryan, Baze, and Math volunteer to chaperon Lux's school camping trip. During the trip, tension rises between Cate and Ryan, while Baze grows closer to Emma. As Lux gets more intimate with Eric, Tasha urges her not to take that risk with her future.
#70 - Tell
The Player (2015) Season 1 - Episode 9
Alex receives a major clue about Ginny's disappearance and teams up with Cassandra to make sure that his next assignment might actually lead him to his ex-wife. Knowing that Mr. Johnson can't be trusted, they know that they have a limited time before he might sabotage this mission. Meanwhile agents Cal Brown and Rose Nolan make a major breakthrough and are able to identify someone who works for the house.
#71 - Let No Man Put Asunder
FlashForward Season 1 - Episode 16
Demetri decides to put a rush on his wedding plans with Zoey when the captured FBI mole confirms the date of his prophesized murder; Wedeck tries to help Aaron infiltrate Jericho in order to rescue Tracy; and Olivia's friendship with Lloyd grows stronger.
#72 - The Elephant in the Room
Commander In Chief Season 1 - Episode 16
Mac suffers a burst appendix while aboard Air Force One. Since there is no Vice President in place, Templeton becomes acting President since he is the Speaker of the House and next in line. Meanwhile, there is an air strike that is crippling travel on Memorial Day weekend and Templeton ends up overstepping his bounds and handles the situation the way he wants to.
#74 - Reelin' in the Years
Boomtown Season 1 - Episode 4
Joel and Fearless solve the 26-year-old cold case of the murder of Paul Turcotte's partner during a bank robbery, forcing Tom to relive his childhood memories of the shooting and the effect it had on his father, and validating Andrea's five year struggle to free the unwitting accomplice originally convicted for the slaying.
#75 - Give a Little, Take a Little
Miami Vice Season 1 - Episode 11
In court, Crockett refuses to identify an informant and spends more time in jail than the drug dealer he is trying to bust. Gina and Trudy infiltrate a prostitution ring. Gina is placed in a compromising position when they are suspicious that she is not a hooker.
#76 - The Night Is Darkening Round Me
V-Wars Season 1 - Episode 7
Suddenly on his own, Desmond calls on his mother for help. Danika urges Michael to think bigger. Mila tries using her strength for good.