The Best Episodes Directed by Chris Long
#2 - Darkness Rising
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys Season 5 - Episode 8
Hercules and Morrigan were enjoying life on the island of Eire until they found the Druids slaughtered. Recognizing the work of the demon Dahak, Hercules and Morrigan returned to Sumeria. There, they found Nebula had been bothered by waking dreams of her dead love, Iolaus. When Hercules visited Iolaus' tomb, he found it empty -- and turned to find Dahak behind him, in the body of Ioalus. As they fought, hercules could not bring himself to slay his friend, even though he knew it was no longer Iolaus. Dahak escaped, with Hercules, Morrigan and Nebula in hot pursuit.
#6 - In Lieu of Flowers
Dirt Season 2 - Episode 7
In the second season finale, an overweight sitcom actor goes out of his way to avoid being DirtNow's latest cover story. Meanwhile, Willa and Farber find their relationship tested by a former child star, and Lucy is forced to examine her romances due to recent circumstances.
#11 - The Bracebridge Dinner
Gilmore Girls Season 2 - Episode 10
A blizzard prevents a group from attending the historical dinner that Sookie has painstakingly prepared at their request, so she and Lorelai invite most of the citizens of Stars Hollow to an elaborate feast complete with Elizabethan costumes and horse-drawn sleigh rides. Rory struggles to keep the budding rivalry between Dean and Jess under control.
#13 - Nag Hammadi Is Where They Found the Gnostic Gospels
Gilmore Girls Season 4 - Episode 13
Jess's attempts to keep a low profile but keeps bumping into Rory all over town. Emily is in a dither about filling a table at a benefit and enlists the help of Lorelai and Jason, whom she encourages to pretend that they're a couple. Luke is less than impressed by Liz's latest business venture and newly-arrived boyfriend.
#14 - Detonation
The Man in the High Castle Season 2 - Episode 9
Tagomi faces a dilemma: to stay with his family or return to the world he left behind. Desperate to escape the Reich, Juliana strikes a final, dangerous deal with the Resistance. When Ed reveals a secret that puts the Resistance plan in jeopardy, Frank must decide how to deal with his best friend's betrayal.
#18 - Riding the Lightning
Criminal Minds Season 1 - Episode 14
After interviewing a couple on death row for serial murders, Gideon suspects that the woman is actually innocent. But since she's set to be executed in two days, it's a race against time to prove it.
#23 - Dead Hand
The Americans (2013) Season 6 - Episode 1
It’s autumn, 1987, and as a major arms control summit looms, Elizabeth is pushed to her limits as never before. Philip, meanwhile, has settled into running the newly expanded travel agency – until an unexpected visitor makes a disquieting request.
#24 - Help Wanted
Gilmore Girls Season 2 - Episode 20
Richard opens a new office and Lorelai volunteers to help him get it in order and hire a secretary. Lane falls in love with a drum set at Stars Hollow's new music shop and discovers that becoming a rock drummer is her new dream in life. Rory is dismayed to discover that everyone blames Jess for the accident.
#27 - A Tale of Poes and Fire
Gilmore Girls Season 3 - Episode 17
A fire at the Independence Inn forces Lorelai to relocate its guests. Sookie invades Luke's with staff in tow to prepare breakfast for the Inn's guests. Questions arise about Jess's attendance at school when he receives the Employee of the Month award from WalMart. Lorelai and Rory start picking up on weird and somewhat unfriendly vibes coming from Nicole and Lindsay.
#28 - Hell House
Supernatural Season 1 - Episode 17
Sam and Dean investigate the case of a maniacal ghost inhabiting a long abandoned Texas farmhouse known as "Hell House." They believe the ghost is the spirit of a deceased Depression-era farmer who killed his family, but they soon realize it is something far more powerful.
#31 - Swan Song
Gilmore Girls Season 3 - Episode 14
Emily guilts Rory into bringing Jess to a Friday night dinner which turns out to be an unqualified disaster. Lorelai, Alex, Sookie and Jackson go to New York for the weekend. Jess gets a black eye in an altercation with an opponent he is too embarassed to reveal to anyone but Luke.
#33 - Red Sky in the Morning
The Mentalist Season 2 - Episode 23
Patrick Jane and Kristina's first date is interrupted by a report of Red John striking again, which is discovered to be a copycat. But when Kristina reaches out to the real Red John, both she and Jane find themselves in grave danger.
#39 - Chicken or Beef?
Gilmore Girls Season 4 - Episode 4
Back home for the weekend, Rory has an uncomfortable encounter with Dean, her ex, and ends up getting invited to his wedding the next day. Meanwhile, Lorelai and Sookie visit Michel at his trendy new workplace, but run into problems getting the permit they need to begin construction on the inn.
#40 - Presenting Lorelai Gilmore
Gilmore Girls Season 2 - Episode 6
At the urging of her friends, Emily decides that Rory will be making her debut at a society ball. Lorelai asks Christopher to escort their daughter on the night of the big event, and he surprises her by agreeing to come willingly.
#41 - Amber Waves
The Americans (2013) Season 5 - Episode 1
The fifth and penultimate season has the Jennings struggling to contain the risks from Paige's growing relationship with Matthew Beeman. The Centre sends Philip and Elizabeth on an operation unlike any they've ever had before, straining their family and marriage to its limits.
#49 - Y Tu Mummy Tambien
Charmed Season 5 - Episode 10
Phoebe falls prey to Jeric, a demon in search of the perfect body to hold the spirit of Isis, his dead lover. To trap the spirit, Jeric mummifies Phoebe's body. Meanwhile, Cole tries to save Phoebe by making a deal with the demon.
#54 - Nothing But Blue Skies
The Mentalist Season 7 - Episode 1
Jane and Lisbon begin their new relationship, but they must hide their feelings for each other from their colleagues as they investigate the murder of an undercover agent. Also, young, ambitious agent Michelle Vega joins the team.
#57 - Hell Hath No Fury
Charmed Season 4 - Episode 3
Paige takes the Book of Shadows into her work to cast spells which help her co-workers. Meanwhile, Piper, who is filled with anger over the death of Prue and the recent actions of Paige, is possessed by a member of a supernatural band of vigilantes known as the Furies.
#58 - The Festival of Living Art
Gilmore Girls Season 4 - Episode 7
When Stars Hollow mounts a festival of living pictures, Kirk goes way overboard in getting into character for his role as Jesus in "The Last Supper". Lane, Zach, and Brian finally find an awesome guitarist to replace Dave.
#61 - Ladies in Red
The Mentalist Season 1 - Episode 4
The team discovers that a wealthy investment banker found murdered inside his locked safe room was living a dual life and stealing from his clients; Patrick plays the suspects to see which will show their true colors.
#62 - Marry-Go-Round
Charmed Season 4 - Episode 15
As Phoebe prepares for her wedding day, she is completely unaware that the Source has taken over Cole's body, a plot that will likely ruin the big event. Meanwhile, when the Seer tells the Source that if he can marry Phoebe in the "dark way", it will insure that their future son will be the most powerful, evil being ever.
#63 - Red Sky at Night
The Mentalist Season 3 - Episode 1
After his encounter with Red John, Patrick rethinks his future with the CBI. At the same time, the team investigates two high-profile kidnappings.
#64 - Haunted Leg
Gilmore Girls Season 3 - Episode 2
Christopher shows up uninvited at Friday night dinner and quarrels with both Lorelai and Rory before Emily asks him to leave. Rory runs into Jess and they each betray their hurt feelings. Francie targets Paris and Rory for a world of trouble if Rory doesn't stop Paris from running the student council like a dictatorship.
#65 - Must Find Toes
Weeds Season 2 - Episode 7
It's election day and the votes are being cast by friend and foe alike. Andy loses some of his toes at the grow house. Nancy tries to make peace with Conrad. She also has to deal with the romance or lack thereof in both of her sons lives. Doug and Celia are having problems in their respective marriages to Dana and Dean.
#66 - The Red Box
The Mentalist Season 2 - Episode 17
Patrick and the CBI team investigate the murder of a tutor, and find a mysterious little red box near the body, starting a chain of events that turns the murder into the search for a priceless ring stolen from the British Museum. Meanwhile, Lisbon is worried when a new boss, Madeleine Hightower, takes command of the CBI, as well as mysteriously learning about Rigsby and Van Pelt's relationship.
#67 - The Silence of the Cicadas
Zoo Season 1 - Episode 3
Jackson Oz and Abraham Kenyatta fly to Japan to recover the rest of Oz’s father’s research involving animals. Also, Jamie convinces Mitch to accompany her on a trip to her hometown in Louisiana to show a senator their findings on the abnormal behavior of the zoo lions. In Paris, Chloe is the first to be recruited by a shadowy intelligence agent, Gaspard Alves (Henri Lubatti), who is looking for the cause of the strange animal behavior, and a death row inmate escapes from a Mississippi prison after a vicious wolf invasion sets the prison ablaze.
#68 - Orange Blossom Ice Cream
The Mentalist Season 7 - Episode 3
Jane and Lisbon travel to Beirut where they must work with Jane's familiar adversary Erica Flynn, who agrees to help the FBI apprehend her boyfriend, a courier for terrorist organizations, in exchange for amnesty for her past crimes.
#69 - Sierra Hotel
The Right Stuff Season 1 - Episode 1
It’s 1959 and Russia is winning the space race. In order to compete, The United States forms NASA and chooses to recruit the nations best test pilots to form what will become the Mercury Astronauts. Among these test pilots are the golden boy John Glenn, the reckless Alan Shepard, and Gordo Cooper, whose broken marriage could cost him a place at the program.
#70 - Reunion
Birds of Prey Season 1 - Episode 11
When Helena's former classmates descend upon New Gotham for their fifth class reunion, two of the alums are brutally murdered. While Helena tries to find the killer, she fears that Reese's investigation will lead him to learn too much about her true identity.
#71 - Clean Up
Without a Trace Season 6 - Episode 2
The team considers if a father who cleans crime scenes for a living led to his disappearance with his daughter.
#72 - The Mom Who Came to Dinner
Commander In Chief Season 1 - Episode 9
Mac has more than Thanksgiving turkey on her plate. She juggles military base closures in her home town, a death penalty case the Supreme Court will not hear and a visit with Mom. Joining her team is a young and savvy media strategist/advisor.
#73 - Redemption
The Mentalist Season 2 - Episode 1
Jane and Lisbon learn that the Red John case has been reassigned to a different CBI team led by the straight-shooting officer Sam Bosco.
#74 - Mighty Blue
Fastlane Season 1 - Episode 8
Van and Deaq are sent in to penetrate an off-shoot of the Chinese Triad calling themselves Mighty Blue. There is already a mole, Alexa Tan, in the organization. She is an old friend of Billie from here day in the academy. Against Billie’s wishes, Deaq gets romantically involved with her and this relationship causes Alexa to break cover. Now the leader of Mighty Blue wants to settle the score with Alexa.
#75 - Redux
Smallville Season 2 - Episode 6
Martha's father William comes to town after many years of estrangement due do his disapproval of Jonathan. Meanwhile Clark must deal with a series of old-age deaths at Smallville High, and the new principal puts his foot down.
#77 - Hug
Smallville Season 1 - Episode 11
His Kryptonite-infused handshake seals the deal! A manipulative, wheeler-dealer entrepreneur exerts a mysterious power over Smallville residents - and even convinces Clark's dad to sell the family farm.
#78 - Blogan
Dirt Season 1 - Episode 2
Lucy sends Don to shoot Kira Klay's corpse, but Kira looks all too lively to him. Don also gets a visit from Prince Tyreese, but it's not exactly a courtesy call. Meanwhile, Holt looks for ways to help Julia, and Willa shows journalistic spunk in tracking down dirt on a Hollywood power couple known as “Blogan.”
#80 - City of the Dead
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys Season 6 - Episode 6
Hercules and Iolaus arrive in Egypt just in time to save Queen Nefertiti from assasins. Iolaus suspected Princess Amensu of perpetrating the crime, because Amensu wanted Egypt to attack Greece while her mother did not. But the real traitor turned out to be Prince Ramses, who had appeared to support the Queen. He found the Necronomicon -- the Book of the Dead -- and used his new powers to send stone statues after Hercules and Iolaus. But they evaded the statues and retrieved the book. Ramses was destroyed upon reciting the book's incantation, while Nefertiti and Amensu were reconciled.
#82 - Prey for the Hunter
Birds of Prey Season 1 - Episode 3
Helena and Detective Reese clash again when they both try to track down a serial killer who destroys metahumans by taking on their powers. Meanwhile, Dinah ditches school when she learns from Helena there is a metahuman-only bar, and Barbara meets Wade's parents who think she is not normal enough for their son.
#83 - God Bless the Child
Dirt Season 2 - Episode 3
Brent decides it's time to make the fact that he's the boss known to Lucy. In the meantime, Lucy embarks on the mission of bringing down a music mogul's empire. Finally, Don uncovers the hidden secrets of a famous politician.
#84 - Public Enemy
Timecop Season 1 - Episode 4
Logan goes to 1928 after Ian Pascoe abducts Hemmings to ensure he'll get his time-jumping watch back. Logan follows as he encounters danger since Pascoe has been in 1928 before and is a friend of Al Capone and Eliot Ness. While Hemmings and Logan are in 1928, the people in 2007 discover that Pascoe has made himself a part of several periods of time. They also figure out Pascoe's hint while he was in custody: A delivered note that Pascoe says in giberish and could have ""Been written by a 13 year old"", which is what Pascoe was in 2007. Finding the 13 year old Pascoe could save the future and history. Logan recues Hemmings, but Pascoe gets away with his watch.