The BEST episodes directed by Carol Banker

Yo, Adrian
67 votes

#1 - Yo, Adrian

NYPD Blue - Season 10 - Episode 21

Sipowicz (with McDowell watching) works with the lawyer on his testimony in the custody hearing that is going to be held later in the day. The other detectives are on the scene of a woman who was murdered in her own apartment. A neighbor, who had heard some commotion going on in that apartment gives them the name of the victim's boyfriend. Meanwhile, Sipowicz meets with Diane Russell, who is now working in the special victims unit. He tells her about their suspicion that Adrian Caffee was made pregnant by her father when she was a teenager. Sipowicz believes with her experience Russell might be able to talk with Caffee and Russell agrees to try helping out. Clark and Ortiz interview the boyfriend of their victim, whose name is Stan. He tells them his girlfriend was doing her brother-in-law, which is one of the reasons why she was his ex-girlfriend. He appears to be shocked when they tell him about her death, and he gives them an alibi to confirm. He claims to have been returnin

Passing the Stone
63 votes

#2 - Passing the Stone

NYPD Blue - Season 11 - Episode 11

A Jewish jeweler is gunned down outside of his shop. His widow tells Sipowicz and Clark that a white guy who's recently converted to Islam had been giving her husband some trouble lately. Clark gets the address for Tim Garrity, the recent convert to Islam; just as Jones gets a call that Michael's aunt has been brutally assaulted. Jones and Medavoy go to the aunt's apartment. Jones talks with Michael, who tells Jones that his aunt wasn't seeing anyone, and that his father wasn't around. Sipowicz and Clark talk with the converted Muslim. A uniform is bringing in Michael's dad and Jones is preparing himself for the pending interview. Rodriguez suggests that Medavoy and Ortiz take the interview, that way Jones won't succumb to his desire to beat the crap out of Craig Woodruff and give him what he wants. McDowell interviews an employee of the dead jeweler and she tells her that her boss had an ugly argument over the phone with a rapper named "DJ Drayno." Rodriguez has her get the inf

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The Dead Donald
65 votes

#3 - The Dead Donald

NYPD Blue - Season 12 - Episode 10

Sipowicz reports for the sergeant's exam and finds he is the oldest taker of the test. The detectives are on the scene of a death of the brother of a mentally disabled man. Medavoy makes small talk about the exam, which causes Sipowicz to leave with Clark and go up and talk with victim's brother Martin Schweiss. The interview with Martin doesn't go well; the brother thinks that his brother is with his girlfriend and he asks the detectives if they have any weed. Kathleen Halloran, the woman caring for the brother tells them what she knows about the victim's girlfriend, Elena Lozada, including the fact that the girlfriend they recently had a big fight with the victim about Martin. Jones and Medavoy are redirected to investigate an assault case. They arrive on the scene to find two tenants trying to move into the same apartment. They give Jones and Medavoy all the information they have on the man, Jerome King, who rented them the apartment, which the detectives are going to pursue.

One Wrong Turn On Bourbon
1042 votes

#4 - One Wrong Turn On Bourbon

The Originals - Season 5 - Episode 2

When a mysterious disappearance brings Klaus back to New Orleans, Hope looks forward to the prospect of seeing her father again. However, when the dark magic that had been keeping them apart begins to manifest in dangerous ways across the city, Vincent turns to Ivy for guidance about what it may mean. Elsewhere, Marcel returns to New Orleans amidst increased tensions between the supernatural factions, while Freya makes a decision about her future with Keelin. Finally, Roman’s surprise visit to the Mikaelson compound forces Hope to reveal some dark truths about her family.

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You Made a Choice to Be Good
1954 votes

#5 - You Made a Choice to Be Good

The Vampire Diaries - Season 8 - Episode 11

Cade returns to Mystic Falls with new assignments for Damon and Stefan that each lead to unthinkable consequences.

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A Time to Be Born...
1369 votes

#6 - A Time to Be Born...

Containment - Season 1 - Episode 10

When Teresa goes into labor, Jana, Suzy and Sam band together to turn Bitscan into a makeshift delivery room. Meanwhile, after spending some time with Dr. Lommers, Lex grows concerned after noticing a sudden shift in her behavior. Elsewhere, Leo continues to unravel the conspiracy behind the virus outbreak, while Jake stumbles upon some damning information about who may be involved. Finally, fed up with his lies, Katie confronts Dr. Cannerts.

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The Serpent
948 votes

#7 - The Serpent

The Magicians - Season 4 - Episode 9

Quentin eats a quesadilla. Kady and Zelda share a smoke.

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887 votes

#8 - Vertigo

Code Black - Season 2 - Episode 14

After pulling a double shift, Mario risks his own life when he follows Willis to a construction site where two brothers are trapped on a crane 300 feet above the ground. Also, Leanne treats the wife of an orthopedist from Angels Memorial who is brought into the ER with mysterious injuries.

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Jason Todd
2469 votes

#9 - Jason Todd

Titans (2018) - Season 1 - Episode 6

Before he can reunite with The Titans, Dick reluctantly teams with Jason Todd, the new Robin, to catch a serial killer targeting people from Dick’s past.

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Do You Like Teeth?
1522 votes

#10 - Do You Like Teeth?

The Magicians - Season 3 - Episode 6

Quentin faces his most formidable foe yet; Julia helps Alice with a dangerous endeavor.

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3378 votes

#11 - Furt

Glee - Season 2 - Episode 8

It's all about wedding and parents with Kurt getting ready for his father Burt's upcoming marriage to Finn's mom Carole, Sue decides to compete by getting married as well which will lead to the introduction of an awesome guest star: Carol Burnett. Carol will play Sue's Nazi-hunting mother Doris, who comes to visit Sue in Ohio.

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Cyborg Patrol
1740 votes

#12 - Cyborg Patrol

Doom Patrol - Season 1 - Episode 12

With Vic captured by the Bureau of Normalcy and held at the Ant Farm, his father, Silas Stone, hatches a plan to break him out with the rest of the Doom Patrol, but everything doesn't go according to plan.

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1793 votes

#13 - Burial

Reacher - Season 2 - Episode 5

Neagley and Dixon discover shocking information about an old friend in Denver while Reacher and O’Donnell learn more about the nefarious and mysterious A.M..

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The Flying Forest
2927 votes

#14 - The Flying Forest

The Magicians - Season 2 - Episode 4

Quentin and Penny embark on a quest; Margo works on a way to help Eliot; Julia seeks an old friend's help.

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Loading Up
634 votes

#15 - Loading Up

Deception (2018) - Season 1 - Episode 11

The team is called on to help stop a spy from stealing top-secret military information. Cameron is frustrated when someone from Kay's past comes back into the picture.

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We're Being Punked, Pedro
1067 votes

#16 - We're Being Punked, Pedro

Legacies - Season 1 - Episode 3

A gargoyle wreaks havoc in Mystic Falls and Alaric turns to Jeremy Gilbert for assistance.

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New York's Finest
1832 votes

#17 - New York's Finest

Reacher - Season 2 - Episode 6

As the mystery continues to unfold, Reacher and his team set a trap to even the score.

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Red Hood
1077 votes

#18 - Red Hood

Titans (2018) - Season 3 - Episode 2

With the Joker out of the picture, the mysterious Red Hood takes charge. But after bringing the Titans back to Gotham City, Dick is confronted by the city's newest villain - and his shocking real identity.

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They Did What?
1668 votes

#19 - They Did What?

Gotham - Season 5 - Episode 11

As Bane enacts his final plan for Gotham’s destruction, Gordon rallies his former enemies to save the city. Meanwhile, Nyssa al Ghul kidnaps Barbara’s newborn daughter, with ambitions to raise her as her own. Then, Bruce’s decision to leave Gotham points him to his destiny, while devastating Selina.

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10-8 School Ties
481 votes

#20 - 10-8 School Ties

Deputy - Season 1 - Episode 10

When one of Charlie's mentees from the local library gets mixed up with a gang, Charlie ropes in the whole team to help save her life. As Bill's term draws to an end, other players continue to enter the race for power. Meanwhile, Cade and Teresa are struggling to deal with an unforeseen situation with their foster children.

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1577 votes

#21 - Heartbreak

The Rookie - Season 1 - Episode 12

The most dangerous day of the year – Valentine’s Day – has the team on high alert, and Officer Nolan invites everyone over for a party now that he is single.

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Friend of the Devil
204 votes

#22 - Friend of the Devil

Walker Independence - Season 1 - Episode 5

Davidson must help a former partner in crime while keeping up appearances. Abby and Kate’s friendship is put to the test as Abby faces some uncomfortable questions.

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Darkness on the Edge of Town
1211 votes

#23 - Darkness on the Edge of Town

Swamp Thing (2019) - Season 1 - Episode 4

While Swamp Thing senses a growing darkness within the swamp, Abby’s return dredges up her dark history with the Sunderlands. We learn more about the mysterious Dan Cassidy.

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Barbara Gordon
1134 votes

#24 - Barbara Gordon

Titans (2018) - Season 3 - Episode 1

Desperate to leave his mark, Jason Todd confronts the Joker once and for all. But when fatal consequences ensue, Dick Grayson is forced to step away from the Titans and return to Gotham City.

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2198 votes

#25 - Trigon

Titans (2018) - Season 2 - Episode 1

The season premiere continues the apocalyptic events of last season as Trigon sets out to win the Titans over to his side by embracing their inner darkness.

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1557 votes

#26 - Nightwing

Titans (2018) - Season 2 - Episode 13

The Titans reassemble under Dick, who has now fully taken on the mantle of Nightwing, to fight Deathstroke and attempt to save Jericho.

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The Call Is Coming From Inside the House
891 votes

#27 - The Call Is Coming From Inside the House

Titans (2018) - Season 3 - Episode 11

While Crane sets his ultimate sights on Nightwing, Gar and Rachel investigate Red Hood’s place of rebirth, Donna and Tim reconnect in the real world, and Kory learns the truth about her past.

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214 votes

#28 - Bedposts

Beyond - Season 2 - Episode 6

Holden turns to Charlie for help in understanding what is happening with him and the Realm - but she is reluctant to share why she's back in Ft. Reed. Jeff digs up info on the mysterious Edgar and what his connection to Holden might be. Diane and Tom feel pressured to learn more about Pastor Ian. Meanwhile, Willa and Holden realize they need to work on their communication.

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In the Dark
1801 votes

#29 - In the Dark

Designated Survivor - Season 2 - Episode 14

When a blackout threatens to shut down the government and causes chaos in the streets of Washington, D.C., President Kirkman joins forces with Mayor Ellenor Darby, but the partnership doesn’t end there.

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A Night of Neglect
2780 votes

#30 - A Night of Neglect

Glee - Season 2 - Episode 17

The glee club agrees to help raise funds for another under-the-radar group; big decisions are made and relationships are tested.

860 votes

#31 - Prodigal

Titans (2018) - Season 3 - Episode 12

After Nightwing and Red Hood’s battle, Rachel and Gar try to save their friend. Meanwhile, Jason questions his allegiance. With Barbara behind bars, Donna leads her own resistance operation, and Conner helps Blackfire recover her ship.

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1711 votes

#32 - Kitten

The X-Files - Season 11 - Episode 6

Skinner goes AWOL when his past comes back to haunt him. As Mulder and Scully try to track him down, their growing mistrust of him reaches its apex.

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A Leg to Stand On
36 votes

#33 - A Leg to Stand On

Raising the Bar - Season 1 - Episode 7

Jerry defends a client who he is sure is innocent. Jerry gets a sign that he should go with a bench trial, but it seems there are some politics going on in the background. Richard receives extra attention from his law student. Judge Kessler is called in for a favor.

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The Cap'n Toby Show
90 votes

#34 - The Cap'n Toby Show

The Lone Gunmen - Season 1 - Episode 12

When two stagehands of the "Cap'n Toby" show die on the same day, the Gunmen investigate only to discover the men were FBI agents working in a Chinese intelligence unit.