The Best Episodes Directed by Daniel Sackheim
#1 - Mirror Image (2)
Miami Vice - Season 4 - Episode 22
A concussion leaves Crockett thinking he is his drug dealer alter-ego Burnett and goes to work for a Colombian crime boss.
#2 - Book of the Stranger
Game of Thrones - Season 6 - Episode 4
Tyrion strikes a deal. Jorah and Daario undertake a difficult task. Jaime and Cersei try to improve their situation.
#3 - Fill It Up
Life (2007) - Season 1 - Episode 11
Crews and Reese investigate a murder in which it looks like the wife shot her husband, but no murder weapon was found, what they do find is illegal drugs. Crews asks Reese and Stark to cover for him during the search because he has to take care of something. Crews is in for a shock as he tries to track the man he thinks actually committed the murders he was in jail for.
#4 - Chicanery
Better Call Saul - Season 3 - Episode 5
Kim and Jimmy face off with an adversary. Jimmy looks to Chuck's past to secure his future. Jimmy loses an ally and gains another.
#5 - Voodoo Undo
The Finder - Season 1 - Episode 12
Xavier Obispo, a mob boss in Miami, asks Walter to find a voodoo doll he is convinced was created to be used against him. Willa and Walter visit a witch who is annoyed by the fact that Walter does not take her art seriously, but decides to help them find the person that could have created the doll.
#6 - Echo
The Americans (2013) - Season 2 - Episode 13
No one is safe as Philip and Elizabeth evacuate their children while trying to complete the mission. Stan holds Nina's future in his hands.
#7 - G'Day Melbourne
The Leftovers - Season 3 - Episode 4
Kevin and Nora travel to Australia, where she continues to track down the masterminds of an elaborate con, while he catches a glimpse of an unexpected face from the past, forcing him to confront the traumatic events of three years earlier.
#8 - The Garveys at Their Best
The Leftovers - Season 1 - Episode 9
Kevin tries to suppress his bad habits while tracking down a marauding deer in Mapleton. Laurie receives some not-unexpected news amidst a rising sense of foreboding. Tom connects with his past, against his better judgment. Nora has a job interview; Kevin Senior receives an honor.
#9 - An Orphan Walks into a Bar
The Finder - Season 1 - Episode 1
After recovering one of John Fogerty’s beloved guitars, Iraq veteran Walter Sherman helps a teenage boy locate his missing father, a military pilot and war hero whose plane vanished after embarking on an undisclosed mission.
#10 - Oathbreaker
Game of Thrones - Season 6 - Episode 3
Daenerys meets her future. Bran meets the past. Tommen confronts the High Sparrow. Arya trains to be No One. Varys finds an answer. Ramsay gets a gift.
#11 - March 8, 1983
The Americans (2013) - Season 3 - Episode 13
Elizabeth and Paige take a trip that lands them in treacherous territory. After an emotionally charged mission, Philip turns to an unlikely source for solace. Stan’s plan to save Nina culminates in unforeseen ways.
#12 - Find Your Happy Place
Life (2007) - Season 2 - Episode 1
In the season two premiere, detectives Charlie Crews and Dani Reese are on the hunt for a serial killer when three numbered trunks containing suffocated bodies are found scattered across Los Angeles. With their new boss New York transfer Captain Kevin Tidwell pressuring them to get answers, Crews and Reese race to find a connection between the murders before the killer strikes again. Meanwhile, Ted and Crews attempt to track down the daughter, the lone survivor, of the family Crews was wrongly convicted of killing.
#13 - Funhouse
Lie to Me - Season 3 - Episode 9
Emily seeks Cal's help for her friend who is worried about her dad, who has been in a psychiatric facility for 5 years. Cal is immediately suspicious of the facility and puts his own sanity on the line when he gets himself committed so that he can work the case from the inside.
#14 - Natural Order
Longmire - Season 2 - Episode 11
When a game warden is killed alongside an elk that was poached, Walt discovers a connection to a rare expensive supplement. Walt completes his sacrifice, and Branch closes in on the truth about Cady's accident.
#15 - Black and White
Lie to Me - Season 2 - Episode 22
After Cal's journalist friend, Julie, is murdered over an investigative piece she was writing on political corruption in Baltimore, Cal decides his team should continue her work and finish the story.
#16 - Trust Me
The Americans (2013) - Season 1 - Episode 6
A mole hunt within the KGB causes suspicion amongst allies and shatters trust within the Jennings' marriage. Meanwhile, Stan's plan to keep his mole safe puts her at even greater risk of discovery.
#17 - Jackpot
Life (2007) - Season 2 - Episode 7
A woman is found in a pool of blood sitting at a table set with a romantic dinner for two; Rachel and Crews realize they share a common bond.
#18 - The Core of It
Lie to Me - Season 2 - Episode 1
Cal is approached by a young woman who claims she saw a murder in a vision, but the police won't believe her. Meanwhile, Ria interviews a Supreme Court nominee for the White House to determine if there are any skeletons in his closet.
#19 - The Count of Montecito
Las Vegas - Season 2 - Episode 2
Danny, Mike and Sam scurry to solve the tactics of a ring of card counters. Meanwhile, Nessa is faced with the return of Fred Puterbaugh (guest star Jon Lovitz) who professes his love and admiration to her, much to her dismay. Elsewhere, Ed and Danny deal with an archeologist's find near the hotel pool that leads to a scam, while Mary, has to give orientation to topless women, employed by the hotel to entertain guests.
#20 - I Heart Mom
Life (2007) - Season 2 - Episode 15
A con-man is found dead with his mouth full of money in a house without a roof; Crews has a confrontation that sheds some light on the conspiracy against him.
#21 - Ghost of a Flea
The Bridge (2013) - Season 2 - Episode 2
A bizarre killing attracts attention on both sides of the border. Frye & Adriana find more than they bargained for with their first lead. Eleanor enlists the help of a young boy.
#22 - Forever
House - Season 2 - Episode 22
A young mother has a seizure while bathing her newborn son and nearly drowns him. House and the team have two cases at one time as they try to save the infant and determine the cause of the mother's seizures.
#23 - Closure
Millennium - Season 3 - Episode 4
Emma is haunted by memories of the death of her sister while she and Frank hunt a spree killer.
#24 - Whac-A-Mole
House - Season 3 - Episode 8
An 18-year-old teenager is brought to the hospital after having a heart attack. House reviews the boy's file and believes he has the diagnosis. He then turns the case into a game by sealing his opinion in an envelope and challenging Cameron, Foreman, and Chase to guess House's diagnosis on their own. Meanwhile, Tritter's actions against Wilson continue to strain the oncologist's relationship with House and destroy his ability to practice medicine.
#25 - Travelers
The Man in the High Castle - Season 2 - Episode 3
Fighting to acclimatize to the strange new world of Nazi New York, Juliana seeks out the one person she thinks she can trust: Joe Blake. Angry and defiant after Juliana's departure, Frank is drawn to the Resistance movement and its charismatic leader. Joe confronts his own identity when he finally meets his father.
#26 - The Day After
The Americans (2013) - Season 4 - Episode 9
The Day After premieres, making the stakes - and terrible consequences - of the Cold War plain. Even with that in mind, will Elizabeth be able to complete the painful process of the "Patty" operation?
#27 - Tonight We Improvise
Ozark - Season 1 - Episode 4
Marty hires Ruth to pull off a heist. Agent Petty forges a relationship with a member of the Langmore family. Jonah exhibits disturbing behavior.
#28 - Cardinal
The Americans (2013) - Season 2 - Episode 2
As Philip investigates the fallout from the last operation, Elizabeth sticks close to home, concerned for her family until she gets a mysterious distress signal. Meanwhile, a walk-in arrives at the Rezidentura - providing both Nina and Stan with unique opportunities.
#29 - EST Men
The Americans (2013) - Season 3 - Episode 1
Tensions simmer between Philip and Elizabeth as they disagree over handling orders from the Centre. When Elizabeth loses key intel, Philip enlists Annelise on a mission with an unexpected outcome. Stan tries a new approach to mending his marriage with Sandra amidst learning tough news about Nina.
#30 - My Dripping Sleep
Ozark - Season 1 - Episode 3
Marty finds a way to control Ruth. Wendy worms her way into a job. Looking for another business to invest in, Marty digs for info on the strip bar.
#31 - Baggage
The Americans (2013) - Season 3 - Episode 2
Elizabeth and Philip come together to deal with a mission gone wrong but struggle to reconcile their increasingly opposing ideologies. Stan welcomes a Soviet defector to America. Nina acclimates to her new living arrangements.
#32 - Heirlooms
Battle Creek - Season 1 - Episode 4
Russ and Milt pit the crime-solving skills of their police dogs against each other as they work to solve the murder of a local waitress. Meanwhile, Russ tries a new tactic to get Milt to admit what brought him to Battle Creek.
#33 - Life Lessons
Earth 2 - Season 1 - Episode 4
Gaal seeks True's friendship but reveals himself as an enemy. Gaal sees young True's lack of attention from the others and turns to her to achieve his evil goals.
#34 - Mother Love
Law & Order - Season 3 - Episode 15
The absence of a murder weapon complicates the investigation into the murder of a drug addict who stole from her family to support her habit.
#35 - Come Back Soon
Judging Amy - Season 3 - Episode 24
Although Amy tries to make the best of it, she and Lauren are still miserable in their small apartment; unable to avoid running into Jared and his date at the diner while looking and feeling her worst, Maxine gives him the cold shoulder, but Jared remains undeterred in his affection for her and finally gets her to accept an engagement ring; Michael sues for full legal custody of Lauren; just as Amy is prepared to ask her mother if she can move back in, she discovers that Maxine has puts her house up for sale; Bruce pleads no contest on his assault charge and receives a suspended sentence; Amy hears a case of a woman who locked her children in the trunk of her car because she had no one to care for them while she was at work; Maxine ends her medical leave after her dentist asks her to investigate the possible abuse of a teenaged patient; Bruce is fired and the dreaded Ian Jankowski is promoted to C.S.O. and assigned to Amy's courtroom.
#36 - Imbroglio
Judging Amy - Season 3 - Episode 7
Amy asks Bruce to set her up with his friend, but it doesn't go quite the way she planned; Amy hears cases involving a woman who breastfeeds her 6 year old son and a couple who can't decide whether to send their ""mute"" daughter to therapy; Maxine goes to bat for an unhappy spelling bee champ; Gillian obsesses about getting Ned into an exclusive preschool.