The Best Episodes Directed by Danny Cannon
#1 - Personal Effects
Dark Blue Season 2 - Episode 10
The team keeps trying to infiltrate the drug-smuggling ring in order to get to a terrorist. Meanwhile, Alex is offered a promotion in Miami and Ty keeps struggling with his divorce.
#3 - All Happy Families are Alike
Gotham Season 1 - Episode 22
As Gotham City’s gang war reaches its boiling point, Fish Mooney goes head-to-head with Maroni and Penguin in an attempt to re-stake her claim on the city. Meanwhile, Barbara and Leslie Thompkins are brought together after recent events, and Bruce searches Wayne Manor for any hints that his father might have left behind.
#4 - Heroes Rise: Pretty Hate Machine
Gotham Season 3 - Episode 20
Gordon races against the clock to save the city from the Alice Tetch virus, when Lee Thompkins intercepts with a plan of her own. Also, Alfred sees a big change in Bruce Wayne after his work with The Shaman. Meanwhile, some of Gotham's most deranged villains band together.
#5 - A Dark Knight: Queen Takes Knight
Gotham Season 4 - Episode 11
Things get complicated for Gordon, Sophia and Penguin when Carmine Falcone comes to town. Alfred tries to get through to Bruce once and for all, while Nygma struggles to gain control over The Riddler persona and Tabitha attempts to make Grundy remember his past. Meanwhile, a familiar smile resurfaces in Gotham.
#6 - Mad City: Beware the Green-Eyed Monster
Gotham Season 3 - Episode 11
As the virus begins to spread in Gotham, the laboratory that is developing a cure is compromised. Mario and Gordon face off before the wedding, Selina meets an unexpected face and Barbara comes to Nygma with information about Isabella.
#9 - Rise of the Villains: Damned If You Do...
Gotham Season 2 - Episode 1
Penguin is King of Gotham and after a shakeup at the GCPD, Detective James Gordon's moral compass wavers, as he seeks help from Penguin. Meanwhile, Bruce Wayne continues to explore the secrets from his father's office, and Gotham newcomers Theo Galavan and his sister, Tabitha, make friends with some unlikely allies - a group of dangerous inmates from Arkham.
#10 - Game Change
Nikita Season 2 - Episode 1
Nikita and Michael plot to take down Division and Oversight and are prepared to use the contents of the black box to do so. Amanda is now running Division but Oversight has assigned one of their own, a new agent named Sean, to keep an eye on her. Amanda's first mission is to get back the black box from Nikita, and she enlists Alex's help to do so. Alex refuses until Amanda tells her she will help her find the man who killed Alex's father. Meanwhile, Nikita and Michael find help from an unlikely ally.
#11 - A Dark Knight: Pax Penguina
Gotham Season 4 - Episode 1
Gordon fears Jonathan Crane is still alive and back in Gotham, when The Scarecrow's signature MO is used in a series of robberies. Meanwhile, Penguin's "licensing" of crime in the city backfires during the grand opening of his new Iceberg Lounge. Also, in the aftermath of his encounter with Ra's Al Ghul, Bruce begins his vigilante watch.
#12 - Invisible Evidence
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 4 - Episode 7
Warrick's appearance at the preliminary hearing on a rape and murder case goes terribly wrong when the only piece of evidence is thrown out on a technicality. Grissom and the team have 24 hours to make the case with new evidence or the killer will go free.
#13 - Crossbow
Nikita Season 2 - Episode 22
Percy calls the President the United States and threatens to set off a nuclear explosion unless his demands are met. Birkhoff finds two scientists who could help stop Percy’s new nuclear satellite, so Nikita and Michael head after one and Sean and Alex look for the other. Unfortunately, Alex and Sean get caught at the very location that Percy blows up as an example of his power. Meanwhile, Nikita realizes the best way to stop Percy is to go into the belly of the beast – Division itself.
#14 - Where There's a Will
Shameless (US) Season 3 - Episode 8
The family gathers for the real Aunt Ginger's fake funeral.
#15 - Girl, Interrupted
The Tomorrow People (US) Season 1 - Episode 3
Stephen reluctantly attends a party with Astrid, but is startled when he hears that one of his classmates is in peril. Desperate to help, Stephen turns to John and Cara, but they make it clear that they do not help humans. Stephen secretly tries to enlist Cara’s help, which brings up her own feelings about her traumatic past. Meanwhile, John gives Stephen a mission to infiltrate Ultra’s main computer to help give them an advantage in finding new break-outs.
#16 - Year Zero
Gotham Season 5 - Episode 1
Jim Gordon and Bruce Wayne face the chaos Gotham City has become. Their mission to keep the city safe becomes more complicated, as the villains who survived the attack on the city begin to resurface and claim various territories. Meanwhile, Selina Kyle grapples with how to deal with her uncertain future.
#17 - Abra Cadaver
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 3 - Episode 5
Grissom investigates when a woman vanishes while taking part in a magician's act. A rock star's death on a band bus appears to be the result of an overdose, but Catherine uncovers evidence that points to murder.
#18 - MIA/NYC - NonStop
CSI: Miami Season 2 - Episode 23
When a teenage girl returns home from a big party night at an underage nightclub to find her parents murdered, the search for the killer leads Horatio to New York City. Before he arrives, the New York detectives, led by Detective Mac Taylor, are called out to investigate the shooting of an undercover police officer – who, it turns out, is the lead suspect in the Miami case. However, the medical examiner determines that he has been dead for 72 hours and could not even have been alive at the time of the double-murder in Miami. After further investigation, Horatio and Mac determine that the real killer murdered the New York cop, then used his ID to get to Miami, and is still on the loose.
#21 - Mad City: Better to Reign in Hell
Gotham Season 3 - Episode 1
Gordon works in a monster-ridden Gotham as a bounty hunter and seeks to find answers about the Indian Hill escapees, and why their powers appear to be killing them. Meanwhile, Bruce’s doppelganger roams the streets, and Barbara and Tabitha open a new nightclub called The Sirens.
#23 - Mad City: Burn the Witch…
Gotham Season 3 - Episode 2
Fish Mooney takes matters into her own hands to locate Hugo Strange, forcing Gordon to reluctantly team up with journalist Valerie Vale to find her. Penguin rises in popularity after criticizing the work of the GCPD and Bruce's investigation of the Court of Owls is compromised. Meanwhile, Ivy Pepper is into Gotham city.
#25 - Mad City: Look Into My Eyes
Gotham Season 3 - Episode 3
Hypnotist Jervis Tetch/Mad Hatter arrives in Gotham to search for his sister, Alice, and hires Gordon to help find her. Meanwhile, Penguin decides to run for mayor and Bruce's doppelganger begins to channel him, causing some confusion around town.
#28 - Pilot
Nikita Season 1 - Episode 1
When she was a deeply troubled teenager, Nikita was rescued from death row by a secret U.S. agency known only as Division, who trained her as a spy and assassin. Nikita was eventually betrayed by the only people she thought she could trust. Now, after three years in hiding, Nikita is seeking retribution and making it clear to her former boss, Percy and her former friends Michael and Birkhoff that she will stop at nothing to expose and destroy their covert operation. Division continues to recruit and train other young people, among them Jaden and Thom, erasing all evidence of their former lives and turning them into cold and efficient killers. One of these new recruits, Alex is a beautiful girl with a violent past and a story not so different from Nikita's. The recruits all spend part of their training with Amanda, a master manipulator who can turn any ugly duckling into a swan and any bleeding heart into a killer.
#30 - Pilot
The Tomorrow People (US) Season 1 - Episode 1
When Stephen Jameson begins hearing voices and waking up in strange places, he starts to question his sanity. In desperation, Stephen decides to listen to one of the voices in his head, and it leads him to his first encounter with the Tomorrow People — John, Cara and Russell — a genetically advanced race with the abilities of telekinesis, teleportation and telepathic communication. The Tomorrow People inform him that they are being hunted down by a paramilitary group of scientists known as Ultra, led by Dr. Jedikiah Price. Meanwhile, Stephen gets another surprise that leads him down his own path, which he hopes will help him uncover the truth about his father’s mysterious disappearance.
#31 - Inside the Box
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 3 - Episode 23
Three masked bandits steal a safe-deposit box from a Las Vegas bank in a daring daytime heist. Catherine follows the evidence to the casino owner, who is like a father to her. Grissom's hearing gets progressively worse and he asks Doc Robbins for help.
#32 - Dark Matter
Nikita Season 1 - Episode 10
Owen leaks secret information from Division’s black boxes to the media, revealing that the U.S. Government was responsible for an assassination in Chile. As a result, Percy frames a C.I.A. agent, Ryan Fletcher for the crime. Nikita and Owen go to Chile to rescue Ryan from mercenaries and in doing so end up getting captured. Nikita reveals the secrets of Division to Ryan in an effort to save all of their lives. Back inside Division, Alex spies on Percy and Birkhoff and witnesses a side to Percy she has never seen before.
#34 - True Believer
Nikita Season 3 - Episode 3
When Ryan tells Nikita an undercover agent has been arrested and they need to extract her from prison, Nikita questions why Division is continuing to run Percy’s old missions. Nikita, Michael and Sean attempt to stop a terrorist attack but are one man down after Alex is shot. Meanwhile, Birkhoff and Sonya continue to bicker.
#35 - In Too Deep
The Tomorrow People (US) Season 1 - Episode 2
When Ultra tries to probe Stephen's brain, he looks to his fellow Tomorrow People for help, but is rebuffed by an angry John, leaving Cara to go behind John's back to help Stephen. Meanwhile, Ultra tracks down the identity of a new break-out, who has been using his powers to commit crimes. Stephen tracks down the new break-out, but is shocked when an Ultra swat team is called in. At a loss for what to do, Stephen calls on John, Cara and Russell for help, leaving them with a risk of also getting caught. Upon learning of Ultra's evil motives, John tries to convince Stephen to spy on Ultra to help save other potential Tomorrow People, while still pursuing the answers he seeks about this father.
#36 - Fahrenheit 932
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 1 - Episode 12
A man convicted of arson and the murder of his wife and child seeks assistance from Grissom to help prove his innocence. Catherine and Nick investigate the underground world of sports gambling when a teenager is murdered.
#37 - Pilot
The Lottery Season 1 - Episode 1
A dystopian future is driven by a global fertility crisis. In the opener, Dr. Alison Lennon fertilizes 100 eggs and convinces the president to hold a national lottery to see who will carry the prized embryos to term. Unfortunately, a battle over the control of the embryos begins.
#39 - Shark Week
Justice (2006) Season 1 - Episode 8
A media frenzy ensues as TNT&G attempts to prove their client, a dot-com billionaire, did not murder his wife after she disappears from their yacht and is found washed up on the beach half-eaten by sharks.
#40 - Pilot
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 1 - Episode 1
Gil Grissom is the supervisor of the graveyard shift of Las Vegas' elite crime scene investigators. Holly Gribbs, fresh out of the academy, joins the team. Jim Brass is head of the unit and is trying to scare Gribbs from CSI. Catherine Willows, mother of a young daughter, is the number two CSI on this shift. Warrick Brown and Nick Stokes are competing to solve their 100th case to earn a promotion to CSI 3. Grissom investigates a murder staged to look like a suicide with precious little evidence. Warrick and Catherine take the case of a drunk who breaks into the house where he had been staying and is shot to death. Nick talks to a man who picked up a woman who drugged and robbed him.
#41 - 2.0
Nikita Season 1 - Episode 2
Percy and Michael take their latest assignment, a Slavic leader wanted for war crimes, into protective custody. Nikita learns of their hideout and attempts to thwart their plan, but a mysterious group of mercenaries in search of nuclear material beats her to the task. Alex is activated earlier than expected for a special assignment that throws her into the crossfire of bullets. A flashback reveals a pivotal moment in Nikita's life.
#43 - Home Sweet Home
Dark Blue Season 2 - Episode 7
The team goes after a home invasion crew with Alex and Carter acting as the bait.
#44 - Revenge Is Best Served Cold
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 3 - Episode 1
Catherine and Nick become absorbed in the dangerous world of street racing after the body of one of the illegal sport's drivers is found in the desert at an abandoned airstrip. Grissom and his crew probe the sudden death of a renowned poker player who had a violent convulsion during a high-stakes game.
#45 - Blood Brothers
CSI: Miami Season 2 - Episode 1
Horatio investigates the murder of a model intentionally run down outside of a Miami hotel by a driver who fled the scene. When the evidence leads to a suspect, governmental red tape puts an unexpected twist on the proceedings. Horatio and Yelina begin to confront their feelings for one another.
#46 - Who Are You?
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 1 - Episode 6
Catherine violates department protocol when she takes the case of a rape accusation against her ex-husband. Warrick and Sara search for the missing bullet that will either exonerate or indict a cop for murder. Grissom and Nick investigate when a female skeleton is found buried in cement under a house.
#47 - Cross-Jurisdictions
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 2 - Episode 22
Grissom and his crew handle their highest profile case to date when the city's former chief of detectives is slain execution-style in his house following a wild party. Missing from the residence are the chief's trophy wife and their 7-year-old daughter. Catherine and Warrick follow the trail to Miami, and soon enlist the help of Horatio Caine.
#48 - Burked
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 2 - Episode 1
Grissom and the crew are called in after a high roller, a known drug addict, is found dead in his house by a gardener. The investigation reveals that the victim was restrained at some point with duct tape, and was possibly forced to ingest lethal amounts of heroin and other drugs.
#49 - Viva Las Vegas
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 5 - Episode 1
A wild night in Las Vegas has the CSIs simultaneously investigating four fatalities. Greg Sanders' first day in the field has him assisting Grissom's investigation of a fatal nightclub shooting. Meanwhile, Catherine probes into the death of a stripper found dead in a hotel room, while Sara and Nick look into the strange case of an "alien" body found near Area 51.
#50 - Guns, Strippers and Wives
Dark Blue Season 1 - Episode 2
Ty goes undercover to search for a gun trafficker, but nearly blows his cover by breaking a crucial rule and seeing his wife on her birthday. Carter must come up with $100,000 to keep Ty's mission protected...and to save his life.
#51 - Agro
Eleventh Hour (US) Season 1 - Episode 3
Dr. Jacob Hood, Special Science Advisor to the FBI, is called upon to investigate when multiple cases of food-related paralysis are reported in North California.
#52 - Kiss-Kiss, Bye-Bye
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 6 - Episode 13
The CSIs crash an elegant party for the city's crème of the crème to discover who killed a young man. The case gets a bit more personal for Catherine when her father, Sam Braun, is one of the suspects.
#54 - Jackpot
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 4 - Episode 6
When a severed head is shipped to Dr. Robbins from Jackpot, Nevada, Grissom goes to Jackpot to find the rest of the body but gets very little cooperation from the locals. Catherine gets an unexpected gift from her father.
#55 - Pilot
Dark Blue Season 1 - Episode 1
After an undercover FBI agent’s body is dumped on the side of the road, all eyes turn toward Dean Bendis (Logan Marshall-Green), an undercover LAPD officer currently embedded with the gang believed to be responsible for the FBI agent’s murder. Dean’s boss, Carter Shaw (Dylan McDermott), is determined to bring the gang leader down while also ensuring that Dean has not turned and switched loyalties. Carter sends in Ty Curtis (Omari Hardwick), who must leave his life as a newlywed to return to the seedy underbelly of the criminal world and get Dean out. Meanwhile, Carter recruits and trains the latest member of his team, Jaimie Allen (Nicki Aycox), a patrol cop who has successfully fabricated her entire past.
#58 - Swap Meet
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 5 - Episode 5
Grissom and Sara investigate the murder of a woman after a swap party. The married couples in the neighborhood meet and switch partners. With the help of a crime scene cleaner, Nick and Warrick find there was more to their crime scene than they first thought. Catherine wants a promotion to day shift supervisor.
#60 - Pilot
The Forgotten Season 1 - Episode 1
Volunteer members of the Forgotten Network, Alex Donovan, Candace Butler, Lindsey Drake, Walter Bailey, Tyler Davies and Det. Grace Russell, work together to solve the case of "Highway Jane," who had been murdered and her body dumped in the woods.