The Best Episodes Directed by Charles Martin Smith


#1 - Pearly

Space: Above and Beyond Season 1 - Episode 19

Stranded on an embattled planet, the 58th must race to reach the rendezvous point in time to save an injured Shane-and their only hope is a marooned officer, who's been on the planet for months, and has developed a possibly suspicious rapport with the enemy.

star 7.82
249 votes
Brute Force

#2 - Brute Force

Motive Season 1 - Episode 11

There is no lack of suspects when a famous boxer is discovered stabbed to death in his own gym.

star 7.70
366 votes
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Welcome to the Hellmouth (1)

#3 - Welcome to the Hellmouth (1)

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 1 - Episode 1

When teen vampire slayer Buffy tries to start a new life at Sunnydale High, she discovers that the school sits atop a demonic dimensional portal.

star 7.66
2136 votes
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#4 - Pushover

Motive Season 1 - Episode 3

The murder of a limo driver leads detectives to a waitress who cons her prey to steal, lie and kill.

star 7.55
458 votes
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#5 - Eyes

Space: Above and Beyond Season 1 - Episode 7

The Saratoga becomes a pressure cooker of violence and political intrigue when an assassination on Earth forces a delegation of UN officials to use the craft as the site of an important conference.

star 7.44
344 votes
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#6 - Mutiny

Space: Above and Beyond Season 1 - Episode 5

When mutiny erupts aboard a civilian cargo ship carrying 200 In Vitro embryos, Cooper faces a difficult decision-should he protect his fellow soldiers, or join forces with the rebellious Tanks?

star 6.90
546 votes