The BEST episodes directed by Chris Grismer

The Importance of Being Erica
star
8.21
382 votes

#1 - The Importance of Being Erica

Being Erica - Season 2 - Episode 12

Erica struggles with some big decisions, and she's desperate for a little direction. After some hide and seek in the past and present, the last place she looks to is the closest to her heart, and it opens up a world of possibility.

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Le Grand Guignol
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8.18
1626 votes

#2 - Le Grand Guignol

The Originals - Season 1 - Episode 15

Rebekah and Marcel have been trying to keep a secret from Klaus which may come to the light as we flashback to 1919. Elijah and Monique bond. Hayley takes Sabine hostage to try and get information on reversing the curse on her clan.

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Leo
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8.12
476 votes

#3 - Leo

Being Erica - Season 1 - Episode 13

Though Dr. Tom warned her not to try and prevent Leo's death, Erica does so anyway, resulting in dire consequences.

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Graduation
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8.11
2248 votes

#4 - Graduation

The Vampire Diaries - Season 4 - Episode 23

It's Graduation Day. Damon's life is in danger and Elena faces an epic confrontation. Plus, Stefan discovers a horrifying clue to the mystery surrounding Silas.

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Poster May Lead to the Truth
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8.10
119 votes

#5 - Poster May Lead to the Truth

Queer as Folk (US) - Season 3 - Episode 11

Stockwell meets the gay community, which doesn't go well; Brian is fired from the campaign; Ted's drug use escalates; Ben and Michael tell Hunter he is positive.

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Crescent City
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8.08
1742 votes

#6 - Crescent City

The Originals - Season 1 - Episode 13

Marcel and Rebekah fret over whether secrets hidden for nearly a century are about to be exposed. Father Kieran deals with a witch from his past. Hayley and her werewolf clan enjoy a party. Sophie discovers something shocking at the cemetery. Klaus takes some dangerous measures that will affect everybody.

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Against Time
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8.08
250 votes

#7 - Against Time

Quantum Leap (2022) - Season 2 - Episode 13

Ben finds himself behind the wheel of a speeding stock car in 1976, but a terrifying threat from the future could sabotage the leap. Racing against the clock, Ben, Addison and the team risk everything to complete the mission and save Quantum Leap.

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I'm Thinking of You All the While
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8.07
1251 votes

#8 - I'm Thinking of You All the While

The Vampire Diaries - Season 6 - Episode 22

In the aftermath of Jo and Alaric's wedding, an unexpected, and definitely uninvited guest shows up, putting Elena's life in jeopardy. Despite Matt's attempt to leave town to save himself, Bonnie takes matters into her own hands after finding herself on the receiving end of a twisted plan.

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Heaven Backwards
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8.07
27 votes

#9 - Heaven Backwards

Recovery Road - Season 1 - Episode 6

Maddie is at a loss with how to help when Trish faces a crisis. But Maddie’s good intentions may have a devastating effect on her roommate. Wes is struggling with a secret, which is compounded by the chaos happening in the house. Cynthia bonds with Craig, while Charlotte reaches out to Margarita for insight involving Maddie. And a disturbing truth comes to light at Springtime Meadows. Flashbacks highlight Wes’ frenetic childhood, which may have set him on his current path.

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Home
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8.06
1810 votes

#10 - Home

The Vampire Diaries - Season 5 - Episode 22

Damon's plan causes a huge explosion in Mystic Falls, and everyone is caught up in the confusion, leaving a trail of heroism, sacrifice, relief and despair.

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Nothing Gold Can Stay
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8.03
1348 votes

#11 - Nothing Gold Can Stay

Containment - Season 1 - Episode 11

Lex and Leo clash over their next move after a failed plan threatens to unravel their entire case. When word begins to spread that there may be a way out of the cordon, Jana considers her options. Finally, an unexpected turn of events brings Jake and Katie closer than ever.

In Your Eyes
star
8.00
7 votes

#12 - In Your Eyes

Angela's Eyes - Season 1 - Episode 11

The team goes into action to help rescue Dozer, whose flight to Los Angeles has been hijacked. Meanwhile, Angela encounters her former boyfriend Peter, and finds out that her mother once had breast cancer.

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The Last Weekend
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7.94
458 votes

#13 - The Last Weekend

Prodigal Son - Season 2 - Episode 13

The search for a serial killer known as 'The Woodsman' might help the NYPD find one of their own.

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Sinners and Saints
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7.94
2087 votes

#14 - Sinners and Saints

The Originals - Season 1 - Episode 5

Klaus becomes angry over recent events involving the safety of his unborn baby and demands answers from Sophie. Meanwhile, gruesome remains are discovered in the bayou; and Davina reveals some shocking information about the witches.

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It Happened One Night
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7.93
746 votes

#15 - It Happened One Night

Kyle XY - Season 3 - Episode 1

Restrained and weakened, Kyle awakens inside a Latnok building. Despite his predicament, Kyle must escape and rescue Amanda—who is being held in the same building.

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I Hear You Knocking
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7.93
1966 votes

#16 - I Hear You Knocking

The Originals - Season 4 - Episode 5

After being marked by The Hollow's dark magic, Klaus and Marcel experience the symptoms of a malevolent haunting. Meanwhile, Hayley and Elijah head out to speak with Mary.

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Physician, Heal Thyself
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7.92
383 votes

#17 - Physician, Heal Thyself

Being Erica - Season 3 - Episode 8

The surprising return of someone from Dr. Tom's past forces him to face old demons. Meanwhile Kai returns to 2010 on a regret, and Erica must make a decision that could affect both their futures.

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Judgement Day
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7.89
368 votes

#18 - Judgement Day

Quantum Leap (2022) - Season 1 - Episode 18

Ben’s next leap takes him closer to home than he ever expected. The team faces the ultimate showdown with Leaper X as they battle for the future of the Quantum Leap project and their lives.

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Beautiful Day
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7.88
402 votes

#19 - Beautiful Day

The Nine Lives of Chloe King - Season 1 - Episode 10

Still coping with her unresolved feelings for Brian, Chloe agrees to accompany him to meet his grandmother, Olivia, who was presumed dead. As Brian and Olivia become reacquainted, Chloe finally receives the email she's been hoping for; her father is in San Francisco and needs to see Chloe immediately. Desperate to see her dad again and get some answers, Chloe agrees to keep their plans secret. Will she be reunited with her father, or will this meeting have fatal consequences? Alek overhears Chloe admit to her mother that, while she does have feelings for him, she is in love with Brian. Heartbroken, Alek unknowingly leaves Chloe alone - and unprotected - just when she needs him the most.

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We're Planning a June Wedding
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7.87
2021 votes

#20 - We're Planning a June Wedding

The Vampire Diaries - Season 8 - Episode 15

A wedding is quickly planned in order for Damon and Stefan to lure a dangerous enemy out into the open.

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Sun and Fun
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7.86
480 votes

#21 - Sun and Fun

Prodigal Son - Season 2 - Episode 12

As the search intensifies for a serial killer on the run, so does Malcolm's tenacity, causing U.S. Marshal Emily Ruiz to kick him off the case. However, Malcolm doesn't back down that easily.

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Tangled Up in Blue
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7.86
2216 votes

#22 - Tangled Up in Blue

The Originals - Season 1 - Episode 3

Betrayal at the masquerade ball? Klaus and Rebekah come together to attempt to unravel Marcel's empire from within, in spite of Elijah's concerns. They enlist help from Sophie.

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The End of the Affair
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7.86
3476 votes

#23 - The End of the Affair

The Vampire Diaries - Season 3 - Episode 3

Klaus and Stefan arrive in Chicago, where Stefan is reunited with a vampire who hasn't really moved on from her interest in him decades earlier. In a flashback to Chicago in the 1920s, Stefan comes face-to-face with a shocking chapter from his wild past. After Damon gets a tip on Stefan and Klaus' whereabouts from an unexpected source, he and Elena follow their trail. Back in Mystic Falls, Tyler is concerned about Caroline and turns to Sheriff Forbes for help.

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Ouroboros
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7.84
514 votes

#24 - Ouroboros

Prodigal Son - Season 2 - Episode 8

When world-famous Europol profiler Simon Hoxley shows up in New York and claims that Major Crimes’ current case is connected to the discovery of Endicott’s body overseas, Bright fears he and Ainsley’s secret is about to be exposed. Meanwhile, Martin gets to know Dr. Vivian Capshaw.

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#truthorconsequences
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7.84
900 votes

#25 - #truthorconsequences

Designated Survivor - Season 3 - Episode 10

On election day, Kirkman turns to his therapist to relieve his conscience about the events and own decisions he made 36 hours ago.

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Plenty of Fish
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7.83
612 votes

#26 - Plenty of Fish

Being Erica - Season 1 - Episode 3

Eternally-single Erica brings best friend Ethan to pose as her boyfriend at her high school reunion. She begins to understand the source of her relationship with men by revisiting the loss of her virginity.

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500 Years of Solitude
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7.83
1952 votes

#27 - 500 Years of Solitude

The Vampire Diaries - Season 5 - Episode 11

Katherine recalls the traumatic night in 1490 when she gave birth to a daughter who was immediately taken from her. Meanwhile, Nadia creates a frightening plan to protect her mother; and Caroline indulges in some scandalous behavior.

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Dangerous Liaisons
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7.83
3451 votes

#28 - Dangerous Liaisons

The Vampire Diaries - Season 3 - Episode 14

Elena is surprised to receive an invitation to a formal ball, and when Damon and Stefan hear the party is being hosted at Klaus’s newly renovated mansion, they both insist on attending the event with her. Caroline and Matt also receive invitations to the ball from unexpected admirers. At the elegant party, Elena learns of a horrifying plan that could lead to numerous deaths and she must decide who she can trust with her new information. Caroline discovers a side of Klaus no one would have suspected. Finally, after an evening of violence and dashed hopes, Damon finds a new way to cope.

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Cultural Revolution
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7.81
356 votes

#29 - Cultural Revolution

Being Erica - Season 2 - Episode 4

A significant career opportunity transports Erica back to a summer spent in Taipei.

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Down the Rabbit Hole
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7.80
2417 votes

#30 - Down the Rabbit Hole

The Vampire Diaries - Season 4 - Episode 14

Damon has an ugly run-in with a Hunter, Vaughn, and realizes he is one of the Five. Stefan admits his feelings about possibly becoming human.

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Before Sunset
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7.79
2987 votes

#31 - Before Sunset

The Vampire Diaries - Season 3 - Episode 21

Klaus acts on his intentions to leave town with Elena, but finds resistance from a surprising new enemy. Damon and Stefan have a surprisingly candid conversation about the future.

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10-8 Bulletproof
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7.79
448 votes

#32 - 10-8 Bulletproof

Deputy - Season 1 - Episode 13

When informants for the Sherriff's Department start turning up dead all over Los Angeles, everyone has to work together to find the leak in the department. Meanwhile, Teresa and Cade deal with a major setback in the custody battle for their foster children. Also, on the day of Maggie's Quinceanera, Bill gets stuck in a difficult position between work and family.

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A Storm Is Brewing
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7.78
60 votes

#33 - A Storm Is Brewing

Sullivan's Crossing - Season 2 - Episode 2

Maggie searches for clues regarding the cause of Sully's condition as she struggles to make a decision about her own future.

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This Is the Part Where You Run
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7.78
1409 votes

#34 - This Is the Part Where You Run

Legacies - Season 1 - Episode 1

The next generation of supernatural beings come of age at the Salvatore School for the Young and Gifted.

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Heart Shaped Box
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7.77
1416 votes

#35 - Heart Shaped Box

The Originals - Season 3 - Episode 13

Aurora uses Freya as bait to lure the Mikaelson brothers into a trap.

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They All Asked for You
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7.75
1239 votes

#36 - They All Asked for You

The Originals - Season 2 - Episode 15

A discovery is made about the body Rebekah is living in. Klaus clashes with Hayley and Jackson.

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Does Kyle Dream of Electric Fish
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7.75
737 votes

#37 - Does Kyle Dream of Electric Fish

Kyle XY - Season 2 - Episode 6

Kyle believes he can predict the future after having multiple visions, which all come true. Hedelves deeper into Baylin's research hoping to find an answer.

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Nomads
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7.74
290 votes

#38 - Nomads

Quantum Leap (2022) - Season 2 - Episode 8

When Ben leaps as far as Egypt into an undercover CIA agent caught in a dangerous game of international espionage, he must move quickly to save a woman's life.

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Run
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7.74
1631 votes

#39 - Run

Designated Survivor - Season 2 - Episode 22

As President Kirkman continues to deal with the turmoil surrounding the hacker and Congressional investigation, a natural disaster threatens the lives of two White House staffers. Meanwhile, Kirkman’s closest allies are surprised when the president makes an announcement no one saw coming.

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Heart of Darkness
star
7.74
3101 votes

#40 - Heart of Darkness

The Vampire Diaries - Season 3 - Episode 19

Caroline is thrilled when Tyler returns to town, but Tyler soon suspects that something has been going on between Caroline and Klaus. Matt tries to keep Rebekah busy.

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Guilt Trip
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7.74
65 votes

#41 - Guilt Trip

Sullivan's Crossing - Season 2 - Episode 1

Maggie Sullivan returns to the Crossing to find Sully in the hospital, struggling with the feeling that he's forgotten something. Cal Jones is confused when Maggie gives him the cold shoulder, unaware that Lola pocketed his goodbye letter.

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Hope Is Not the Goal
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7.74
1014 votes

#42 - Hope Is Not the Goal

Legacies - Season 1 - Episode 4

Alaric sends Hope, MG, Lizzie, and Landon to Mystic Falls when two local students go missing.

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Stay
star
7.73
1127 votes

#43 - Stay

The Vampire Diaries - Season 6 - Episode 14

Elena and Jeremy reminisce about their past; Caroline and Stefan grow closer; Sheriff Forbes asks Damon for help with a case involving Elena's parents; Enzo lures Matt and Sarah into his plan.

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The Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades
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7.73
834 votes

#44 - The Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades

Kyle XY - Season 2 - Episode 15

It's Career Week at school. As Kyle and Josh contemplate their respective futures, Jessi's quest for acceptance clashes with Kyle's need for anonymity. Meanwhile, Brian Taylor seeks parenting advice from Nicole.

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The Cell
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7.72
1950 votes

#45 - The Cell

The Vampire Diaries - Season 5 - Episode 9

Caroline offers Stefan an unusual form of therapy. Meanwhile, Damon tells Elena about a terrible ordeal in his past that he has kept secret for decades, and she shares with him some disturbing information she recently learned about her family.

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Newer Elements of Our Defense
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7.72
2052 votes

#46 - Newer Elements of Our Defense

Orphan Black - Season 3 - Episode 4

Mark is taken down in a Prolethean shoot-out and Sarah must step in to help. But as Sarah gathers intel that puts her on the trail of the original Castor DNA, a familiar foe is not far behind. While Helena continues to toil in a faraway military compound, it is ultimately Sarah’s fate that will hang in the balance as she tries to save her sister. Meanwhile, Gracie is cast out from the Prolethean fold, and Alison and Donnie come face-to-face with unhappy drug lord, Jason Kellerman.

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Closure Encounters
star
7.71
304 votes

#47 - Closure Encounters

Quantum Leap (2022) - Season 2 - Episode 3

Now a government agent, Ben investigates unexplained extraterrestrial activity. After a mysterious incident in New Mexico, two young girls' lives are on the line. Ben meets Hannah Carson, who may be more than she appears.

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With Silence and Tears
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7.70
1557 votes

#48 - With Silence and Tears

Containment - Season 1 - Episode 4

As things grow more dire inside the cordon, Lex is increasingly frustrated by the false hope he's forced to convey to the public; Jana suspects the situation is more serious than the government is letting on.

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The Results
star
7.70
4966 votes

#49 - The Results

Designated Survivor - Season 1 - Episode 8

On the eve of the country voting to elect a new House of Representatives, an unexpected development forces Kirkman to consider cancelling the elections entirely. News about Majid Nassar’s death leaks out, and Kirkman has to handle the fallout.

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Bad Manners
star
7.69
505 votes

#50 - Bad Manners

Prodigal Son - Season 2 - Episode 5

Malcolm and Ainsley both race to find the killer in the so-called 'Debutante Slayings', but Ainsley's persistence has Malcolm worried about what her actual motive might be. While Martin is thrilled to see his daughter's passion in the field, Jessica suggests she and Ainsley take a vacation. JT meets with his union rep to decide if he should file an official complaint against the cop who discriminated against him.

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