The BEST episodes directed by Cheryl Dunye

I Have Got You
104 votes

#1 - I Have Got You

The Village (2019) - Season 1 - Episode 10

An unexpected event brings Katie, Sarah, and Nick back into each other's orbits. Patricia deals with her diagnosis, which leads to an unexpected chance at re-connection for Ron. Enzo enlists Gabe to pull off a grand gesture. Ben faces his future and his past.

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The Viscount Who Loved Me
555 votes

#2 - The Viscount Who Loved Me

Bridgerton - Season 2 - Episode 8

Anthony lashes out as he awaits news of Kate, while Eloise turns to Theo for help in her Lady Whistledown hunt and Lady Featherington plans a grand ball.

A Leg Up
254 votes

#3 - A Leg Up

The Chi - Season 2 - Episode 6

Brandon competes in the finals of The After Taste Food Competition. Emmett tries to smooth things over with the women in his life. Kevin and Jake get into a fight, while Kevin’s friendship with Maisha blossoms. Ronnie and Jada grow closer after a family secret comes to light.

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All Falls Down
132 votes

#4 - All Falls Down

Star - Season 3 - Episode 4

Still stressed and grieving, Carlotta lands celebrity host Ryan J to host Gravity Media's Snowball event, but it doesn't come easy. Meanwhile, Star finds out that Maurice stole from her, and Derek becomes skeptical about Alex's super-fan-turned-bestie, Olivia. Then, Simone is asked to speak at the Orange Ball; Cassie does business with her ex, Xander; Maurice gets a blast from the past; and someone's fate is revealed.

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Chapter Nine: Bloodline
5 votes

#5 - Chapter Nine: Bloodline

Sacred Lies - Season 2 - Episode 9

Harper follows a promising lead on Elsie’s family. Peter takes Elsie to an important place from her past, helping her access the truth about her mother.

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The Reaper
351 votes

#6 - The Reaper

The Rookie: Feds - Season 1 - Episode 6

When Simone and Carter go undercover to find an international assassin known as The Reaper, a prisoner seeking bail recognizes Carter and nearly blows his cover. Laura and Brendon trace a lead on The Reaper’s assault rifle while Brendon works to heal his relationship with his father. Meanwhile, Simone’s demanding work schedule puts a strain on her relationship with Dina.

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547 votes

#7 - Harmony

Bridgerton - Season 2 - Episode 7

Scandalous rumors swirl around the Bridgertons and the Sharmas. The queen’s ire over Lady Whistledown lands Eloise and Penelope in a quandary.

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384 votes

#8 - Blowback

The Equalizer (2021) - Season 3 - Episode 5

When a smuggler being detained by the CIA must be transferred quickly to a secure debriefing site, McCall works with Carter Griffin to ensure he arrives unharmed. Also, Dante deals with the possibility of his father being released from prison.

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181 votes

#9 - Atomic

American Gigolo - Season 1 - Episode 7

Julian turns to an old client for answers. Sunday uncovers a witness who could identify Julian's original betrayer. Michelle and Richard make a play for Colin's safe return.

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Russian Navy
248 votes

#10 - Russian Navy

Claws - Season 2 - Episode 3

Desna’s relationship with Ruval deepens when he introduces her to his mother, Matilde. Polly grows concerned when Marnie continues to pull away from her. Meanwhile, Jenn, still depressed by Bryce’s recent indiscretion, falls off the wagon. After Uncle Daddy disrespects Zlata, he finds himself on the receiving end of Zlata’s twisted wrath.

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Bette Davis Eyes
177 votes

#11 - Bette Davis Eyes

All Rise - Season 2 - Episode 8

Mark is forced to prosecute his childhood icon, Samara Strong, an '80s Hollywood star accused of murdering her husband 30 years ago. It's a showdown between him and celebrity lawyer Adam Pryce, who makes a mockery of the courthouse. To make matters worse, Judge Laski is presiding over cases in 802 while Lola is on maternity leave.

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I Am Many
264 votes

#12 - I Am Many

The Rookie: Feds - Season 1 - Episode 20

It’s a race against time as the Feds band together to stop death row inmate Foster and his cult following’s killing spree ahead of his execution. Meanwhile, as Cutty and Ruth’s relationship gets serious, Simone and Dina are forced to reconnect.

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Strange Case
1248 votes

#13 - Strange Case

Lovecraft Country - Season 1 - Episode 5

After making a devil's bargain with William, Ruby steps into the charmed shoes of a white woman, but her transformation only fortifies her resentment of the racial divide. A betrayal by Montrose unleashes Atticus' pent up rage, leaving Leti deeply disturbed and sending Montrose into the comforting arms of his secret lover.

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Chapter Ten: With the Dancing Lions
6 votes

#14 - Chapter Ten: With the Dancing Lions

Sacred Lies - Season 2 - Episode 10

Peter tells Elsie the end of the story. Harper races to find Elsie before it’s too late.

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1970s: The Vanguard of Struggle
10 votes

#15 - 1970s: The Vanguard of Struggle

Pride (2021) - Season 1 - Episode 3

In this personal journey, Cheryl Dunye interweaves archival footage, personal testimonies and interviews to show how the 1970s helped forge a national movement, from the first Gay Pride march, to the rise of artists like filmmaker Barbara Hammer and poet Audre Lorde, to the confrontation of intersectional feminism and the backlash and opposition from the religious right.

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549 votes

#16 - Rendezvous

Manifest - Season 4 - Episode 9

An ominous Calling shakes up Michaela and Zeke’s party. Cal and Ben receive devastating news. Michaela, Saanvi and Eagan look for the Omega Sapphire.

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Present Is Prologue
154 votes

#17 - Present Is Prologue

4400 - Season 1 - Episode 13

Tensions rise as an attack is made on the Bois Blanc, putting everyone’s life in danger. Shanice and Logan do their best to keep Hayden safe, while Claudette and Jharrell try to reason with Manny. Meanwhile, Mildred still believes her sister can be saved and LaDonna takes to the streets in an effort to end the threat against the 4400.

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Chapter V
93 votes

#18 - Chapter V

Dear White People - Season 3 - Episode 5

On Parents Weekend, Coco sets out to win a recommendation from the toughest professor on campus -- while contending with an unexpected visitor.

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511 votes

#19 - Peppers

Y: The Last Man - Season 1 - Episode 9

As tensions at the Pentagon come to a head, Jennifer faces a new, surprising threat. Meanwhile, the Amazons hit the road.

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