The Best Episodes Directed by Chris Long

#1 - Strawberries and Cream (2)

The Mentalist - Season 3 - Episode 24

Patrick Jane finally meets Red John in an explosive confrontation with shocking repercussions for the CBI team.

star 8.90

#2 - Strawberries and Cream (1)

The Mentalist - Season 3 - Episode 23

John's mole in the CBI is revealed and Patrick Jane finally meets Red John in an explosive confrontation with shocking repercussions for the CBI team.

star 8.67

#3 - 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.

star 8.55

#4 - The Crimson Hat

The Mentalist - Season 4 - Episode 24

After another failed attempt to defeat Red John, Patrick Jane hits rock bottom, finds a lover and shoots one of his own.

star 8.45

#5 - Red John's Rules

The Mentalist - Season 5 - Episode 22

Just as Jane narrows down the Red John suspect list to seven, Red John strikes again, and the victim has a link to Jane’s past.

star 8.41

#6 - Blue Bird

The Mentalist - Season 6 - Episode 22

A new lead in a cold case requires Lisbon to delay her plans to leave for Washington, D.C., giving Jane time to finally come to terms with his feelings for her and decide on a course of action.

star 8.35

#7 - Red John

The Mentalist - Season 6 - Episode 8

Patrick Jane finally comes face-to-face with Red John, the serial killer he’s tracked since the madman murdered his wife and daughter. For 10 years, Jane has doggedly hunted his nemesis in his search for justice.

star 8.34

#8 - 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.

star 8.33

#9 - White Orchids

The Mentalist - Season 7 - Episode 13

Lisbon accepts Jane’s surprise marriage proposal, but a killer’s quest for revenge may cost them the happy ending they’ve worked so hard to achieve.

star 8.30

#10 - The Desert Rose

The Mentalist - Season 6 - Episode 1

Jane and Lisbon secretly continue their mission to narrow down the list of seven Red John suspects as they investigate the murder of a man who was missing for two years.

star 8.24

#11 - Red Queen

The Mentalist - Season 3 - Episode 16

The CBI team is under suspicion when a museum antiques dealer is murdered. Evidence seems to suggest that one member of the team is responsible.

star 8.18

#12 - Red John's Footsteps

The Mentalist - Season 1 - Episode 23

As the CBI investigates the murder of a young girl and the abduction of her twin sister, Lisbon suspects that Red John is trying to draw Jane into a trap.

star 8.16

#13 - His Red Right Hand

The Mentalist - Season 2 - Episode 8

The CBI team is faced with a violent and shocking crime in their own office, but must work the case in spite of their alarm of who may be behind it. Meanwhile, Rigsby and Van Pelt are definitely an "item".

star 8.14

#14 - Red Dawn

The Mentalist - Season 5 - Episode 5

See how Jane met Lisbon and the rest of the CBI team for the first time.

star 8.13

#15 - 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.

star 8.11

#16 - 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.

star 8.02

#17 - 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.

star 8.02

#18 - The Lorelais' First Day at Yale

Gilmore Girls - Season 4 - Episode 2

While Luke is willing to lend Lorelai his truck to help Rory move into her dorm, he's not too thrilled when the project turns out to take all day. Rory meets her new roommates.

star 8.01

#19 - Coyote Piper

Charmed - Season 3 - Episode 9

Prue & Phoebe have their hands full when Piper is possessed by the spirit of an evil witch, on the day of her high school reunion.

star 7.99

#20 - Ring Around the Rosie

The Mentalist - Season 4 - Episode 4

While Lisbon looks into the death of a photographer at a political rally, Jane has his sights set on proving a man carrying a gun at the same rally is a psychopath with murder on his mind.

star 7.97

#21 - Leaving Normal

Roswell - Season 1 - Episode 4

Liz's grandmother is rushed to the hospital after suffering a stroke prompting Liz to reach out to Max for comfort.

star 7.96

#22 - 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 decide to invite all their friends in Stars Hollow to enjoy the feast at the Inn. Jess tries to get between Rory and Dean.

star 7.95

#23 - Bloodshot

The Mentalist - Season 1 - Episode 16

Patrick Jane must rely on his other senses during the murder investigation of a financial advisor when he loses his sight as a result of an explosion.

star 7.94

#24 - Bride and Gloom

Charmed - Season 3 - Episode 13

When a shapeshifting warlock tricks Prue into a shot-gun wedding in order to steal the Book of Shadows, Phoebe and Piper are lured to the dark side and begin to enjoy their new evil powers.

star 7.89

#25 - Red Hot

The Mentalist - Season 3 - Episode 7

A building explodes while Patrick Jane and the team are investigating a death threat; Libson once again runs into billionaire Walter Mashburn (Currie Graham).

star 7.89

#26 - White as the Driven Snow

The Mentalist - Season 6 - Episode 15

Grace is kidnapped by the killer who has been hunting former CBI members, but when the prime suspect appears to have an airtight alibi, Jane must rely on all his skills to locate her before time runs out.

star 7.87

#27 - 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.

star 7.87

#28 - Persona Non Grata

The Americans (2013) - Season 4 - Episode 13

Philip and Elizabeth are in a high-stakes race against the FBI to recover a hazardous package. Will they get there in time? And will Paige follow her parents into the family business?

star 7.86

#29 - Scene in a Mall

Gilmore Girls - Season 4 - Episode 15

Lorelai and Rory decide to play hooky and go window shopping in the mall, where they run into Emily in the middle of a shopping binge meltdown.

star 7.86

#30 - So Long, and Thanks for All the Red Snapper

The Mentalist - Season 4 - Episode 22

The investigation into the death of a surfer reunites Lisbon with her former fiancé. Cho is beginning to question why he's with Summer.

star 7.85

#31 - 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.

star 7.85

#32 - Behind the Red Curtain

The Mentalist - Season 5 - Episode 18

When the lead in the local theatre production dies, the CBI is called on to investigate. Jane is determined to question comatose Jason Lennon about Red John.

star 7.85

#33 - Hourglass

Smallville - Season 1 - Episode 6

A plunge into Kryptonite-infused waters acts like a fountain of youth for a retirement home resident, who is restored to the murderous ways of his sinister past. A fortune-teller foresees Lex in the Oval Office.

star 7.84

#34 - 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.

star 7.83

#35 - 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.

star 7.83

#36 - Lois and Clarks (2)

Lois & Clark - The New Adventures of Superman - Season 4 - Episode 15

Lois needs to find a way to bring Clark back to this world, and she will count with the help of H.G. Wells and the Clark from the alternate world, but they need to act quickly, or the real Clark will disappear in time, forever.

star 7.82

#37 - Not One Red Cent

The Mentalist - Season 5 - Episode 3

A bank employee is murdered during a heist and Jane and team must work to track down the killer, while Lisbon is pulled deeper into the CBI/FBI rivalry.

star 7.80

#38 - 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.

star 7.80

#39 - 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.

star 7.80

#40 - Presenting Lorelai Gilmore

Gilmore Girls - Season 2 - Episode 6

At the urging of her friends, Emily decides that Rory's 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.

star 7.79

#41 - Last Week Fights, This Week Tights

Gilmore Girls - Season 4 - Episode 21

Stars Hollow prepares for the Renaissance-themed wedding of Liz and T.J.. Jess expresses his gratitude to Luke before saying goodbye.

star 7.79

#42 - Double Jeopardy

Lois & Clark - The New Adventures of Superman - Season 3 - Episode 16

At the end of the last episode Clark waits for Lois in bed on their wedding night while we learn that Lois Lane was replaced by a clone made using the frog enzyme. Meanwhile the real Lois is a prisoner of Lex Luthor. Will Clark catch on? What nefarious plan does Lex have up his sleeve? Will Lois escape and reunite with Clark?

star 7.79

#43 - A Roy Rogers in Franconia

The Americans (2013) - Season 4 - Episode 12

As Paige deals with last episode’s trauma, she sees her mother in a new light… and finds she has inherited some of her parents’ skills. Plus, has Oleg reached his breaking point with Stan?

star 7.78

#44 - 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.

star 7.78

#45 - 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.

star 7.77

#46 - 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.

star 7.77

#47 - 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.

star 7.77

#48 - 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.

star 7.77

#49 - Keg! Max!

Gilmore Girls - Season 3 - Episode 19

On their first free Friday night, Lorelai and Rory are at a loss over how to spend the evening. Lane's band gets their first gig at a party and rocks the house. Lorelai runs into Max at a Chilton reunion.

star 7.75

#50 - Mr. Monk and the Big Game

Monk - Season 5 - Episode 3

Julie and her friends hire Monk to look into the suspicious death of their basketball coach.

star 7.75

#51 - Deja Vu

Without a Trace - Season 6 - Episode 15

The team searches for a coma patient who had woken up after three years only to disappear.

star 7.73

#52 - 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.

star 7.73

#53 - 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.

star 7.73

#54 - 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.

star 7.72

#55 - 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.

star 7.71

#56 - 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.

star 7.71

#57 - Help Wanted

Gilmore Girls - Season 2 - Episode 20

Richard opens a new office and hires a secretary with Lorelei's help. 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.

star 7.71

#58 - 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.

star 7.70

#59 - C.R.E.A.M.

Dark Angel - Season 1 - Episode 4

Max comes to Sketchy's rescue after he loses a mobstar's money filled package. Meanwhile, Logan is approached by a young woman who wants him to locate her missing father but has a hidden agenda.

star 7.70

#60 - 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.

star 7.70

#61 - Pastor Tim

The Americans (2013) - Season 4 - Episode 2

Philip tries with increasing desperation to get rid of a sensitive and dangerous package as family tensions in the Jennings House reach a boiling point when Paige shares a secret of her own.

star 7.68

#62 - Through a Glass, Darkly

Lois & Clark - The New Adventures of Superman - Season 3 - Episode 21

Superman is subjected to many tests of his powers by Zara and Ching, Kryptonians who need a new leader to the planet New Krypton. Lois and Clark discuss about buying a house.

star 7.68

#63 - 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.

star 7.67

#64 - Pests

The Americans (2013) - Season 5 - Episode 2

Stan and Oleg wrestle with the harsh consequences of their complicated history. Philip and Elizabeth face a new mission with devastating implications for their country.

star 7.58

#65 - 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.

star 7.58

#66 - Dead Lois Walking (2)

Lois & Clark - The New Adventures of Superman - Season 4 - Episode 7

Superman breaks Lois out of jail and now, she is a fugitive. Everyone is looking for the ""mad dog killer"" (Lois). Now, Lois and Clark must find out who is the one framing her, and it looks like professor Jefferson Cole has evil plans regarding Metropolis' fate.

star 7.30

#67 - 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.

star 7.22