The Best Episodes Directed by Daisy Von Scherler Mayer
#3 - Strings Attached
The Carrie Diaries Season 2 - Episode 3
Larissa returns from her summer in Kyoto and insists on taking Carrie and Walt to a fabulous Japanese festival in the city, where Larissa meets Samantha, with an explosive result. Samantha seduces an acrobatic Ninja. Back in Castlebury, Carrie’s plans to remain Zen backfire when she finds herself locked in a classroom alone with Sebastian. Mouse helps Maggie with her college applications, but Maggie is distracted when somebody from her past reappears. Meanwhile, Walt worries that his classmates will sense he is gay, and Harlan makes an offer Tom can’t refuse.
#4 - Extreme Measures
Chicago Med Season 2 - Episode 5
A car accident that occurs at the Chicago Marathon leaves a victim in critical condition and tests the mettle of Dr. Halstead, April and her fourth-year medical resident brother Noah, who must perform a difficult procedure in the field. A mother brings in her 8-year-old girl experiencing a sudden hearing loss and Dr. Manning is left to tend to the case, which takes a complicated turn. Dr. Choi deals with Olga, a woman who is malnourished, prompting him to bring in Dr. Charles to help assess the case. Meanwhile, Goodwin takes measures to get her personal life in order.
#5 - Parenthood
Shameless (US) Season 2 - Episode 8
With Grammy near death, Frank exits the house but walks in on Ian and Mickey locked in passion at the Kash and Grab; when Lip drops out of school, Fiona proposes a deal where they both earn their diplomas, but Lip acts out and gets himself expelled when he realizes that Karen plans to sell their baby to the highest bidder.
#7 - Reunion
Ben and Kate Season 1 - Episode 8
When a high school reunion is held on the eve of Thanksgiving, Will (guest star Geoff Stults) encourages Kate to attend and stand up to the high school bully, Anna (guest star Amber Stevens) for giving her an unforgettable nickname. Meanwhile, in the midst of the holiday season, Ben doesn't think he can keep much longer the huge secret that he and BJ have been hiding from Kate.
#8 - Fish and Bird
Ray Donovan Season 4 - Episode 6
Ray finds himself in a holding pattern, waiting to see if Belikov will be released from prison. An art dealer invites Ray to a breast cancer benefit where he encounters some former clients. Teresa spirals into postpartum depression. Meanwhile, Mickey goes to great lengths to convince the DA that he was the one behind the Minassian massacre.
#9 - Fast Break
Hit the Floor Season 1 - Episode 8
Olivia sidelines Jelena from choreography, allowing Ahsha an opportunity to shine. Sloane continues a secret relationship. Raquel gets an indecent proposal. German and Ahsha fight over their relationship, and Derek reveals his feelings for Ahsha. Jelena and Terrence deal with a potential career change for Terrence. Kyle and Raquel hostess a private party for Oscar. Sloane learns a shocking secret about the Devils Organization.
#12 - Missed Connections
Bosch Season 4 - Episode 7
Two off-duty patrol officers cause Billets more trouble than she needs while the protests heat up outside Hollywood Station. With a suspect in custody, the Task Force begins to wrap up the case, but Bosch remains unconvinced. Irving learns he's being played and Honey Chandler makes a surprising discovery.
#14 - Brinkmanship
House of Lies Season 3 - Episode 8
Marty and the team execute a plan to wrestle Marissa's family's media company away from her siblings. Meanwhile, Jeannie encourages Marty to let Clyde out of the doghouse; and Doug and Sarah get tested in their relationship.
#15 - That Text Was Not Meant for Josh!
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Season 1 - Episode 11
Rebecca mistakenly sends Josh a text meant for Paula and takes drastic measures to ensure he never sees it. Meanwhile, Paula and her husband attempt to rekindle their relationship, only to be thwarted by Rebecca.
#16 - Valley of the Heart's Delight
Halt and Catch Fire Season 3 - Episode 1
Donna and Cameron explore their options to expand beyond chat. Gordon settles in at Mutiny and Joe launches his latest product.
#17 - Naughty or Nice
Chicago Med Season 3 - Episode 4
Dr. Charles learns a troubling fact about the man who shot him. Dr. Rhodes and Dr. Bekker come to an agreement during a complicated surgery. Will and Natalie are trapped by legal ethics when an unfaithful husband refuses to tell his wife about his inconclusive Zika test. Meanwhile, April and Noah discover working together isn’t always easy while Goodwin continues to argue with the board over hospital costs after an avoidable patient death.
#18 - The Last Scrip
Bosch Season 5 - Episode 3
Bosch investigates new evidence that may overturn Borders' conviction, but he remains convinced they locked up the right man. Lieutenant Billets is forced to deal with Crate and Barrel's role in the accident at the pharmacy crime scene. Bosch and Edgar track the pill mill van to an unexpected destination, while Edgar gets shocking news about Gary Wise.
#19 - Two of a Kind
Whiskey Cavalier Season 1 - Episode 12
Frankie’s commitment to cold-hearted professionalism is tested when the team’s new mission to take down the head of a massive drug operation reunites her with a former guardian. Meanwhile, Jai and Standish discover that Susan has been writing psych evaluations on every member of the team, and their curiosity leads them to an unpleasant surprise.
#20 - You Have Insulted Tchaikovsky
Mozart in the Jungle Season 1 - Episode 4
Gloria hosts a fundraiser to introduce Rodrigo. Hailey is sent to retrieve him and Thomas steps in to perform. When Rodrigo finally arrives to wow the crowd, Thomas can no longer contain himself. But the new maestro isn't enjoying himself -- he's haunted by a message: someone important is coming.
#23 - Mercy
Outcast Season 2 - Episode 8
Kyle faces the mysteries behind his powers. Reverend Anderson finally confronts Sidney as Doctor Park's plans grow in scale. Megan makes an unlikely friend – one who will prove dangerous. Chief Giles tries to defend himself and his wife from the tide of the possessed in Rome.
#26 - I'm With the Maestro
Mozart in the Jungle Season 1 - Episode 5
Rodrigo seeks guidance to rid himself of his "dreadful passion." With Thomas gone on a sabbatical, Cynthia bonds with Betty. In the middle of Alex's showcase -- an intimate dance with his roommate -- Hailey is summoned by Rodrigo to keep him from seeing Ana Maria. When she heads to Alex's apartment later, Hailey doesn't like what she finds.
#27 - Read Before Use
The Carrie Diaries Season 1 - Episode 3
After Tom forbids Carrie to see Sebastian again, Carrie snoops through Tom's work files and uncovers some alarming information about Sebastian's past. Carrie decides to confront Sebastian about what she's discovered and is shocked by his reaction. Maggie deals with her breakup with Walt in the only way she knows how and finds some solace from Dorrit Meanwhile, Larissa takes Carrie, Mouse and Seth to an outrageous performance art club in New York City, which leaves them all feeling self-conscious.
#29 - Shabbos Goy
Ray Donovan Season 5 - Episode 5
Ray's therapy is at odds with the high-stakes power struggle between Sam and her opponents. Mickey - at Frank's behest - seeks out an old friend of the Donovan's. Meanwhile, Terry takes Damon to New York to train for a fight; Bunchy is confronted by sins from the Donovan past; and Bridget tries to reconcile with Smitty - until a major crisis forces them together.