The BEST episodes directed by Darnell Martin

Sniper (2)
170 votes

#1 - Sniper (2)

Homicide: Life On The Street - Season 4 - Episode 9

The sniper continues the shootings and everyone returns to duty lacking sleep. The media starts to make their presence felt. Munch begins to worry about Howard's safety, fearing she'll be wounded again. Frank makes his wife wear a bulletproof vest. Gee asks for Russert's help even though Barnfather had ordered her to stand down during the rest of this investigation. A man at the scene of both of the day's shootings is put into the box for questioning. Russert has a talk with the suspect with the subject being keeping people's attention and respect.

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A Coffin That Small
1706 votes

#2 - A Coffin That Small

Chicago Fire - Season 1 - Episode 19

Tragedy strikes when a rescue attempt at a tenement building proves unsuccessful, leaving the men and women of firehouse 51 affected by the loss of the victim. Severide's decision to put Mills on the fast track to move from Truck to Squad doesn't sit well with some of the others and tension mounts between Severide and Casey over Heather Darden. Shay and Dawson are forced to deal with a junkie's crazy behavior while on a call and Shay considers a different way to have a family. Meanwhile, the team draws the ire of local drug dealers who threaten the peace and safety of the neighborhood and firehouse.

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329 votes

#3 - Switzerland

For Life - Season 1 - Episode 11

Aaron bolsters his case with newfound information from Marie but finds himself torn between two worlds when Cassius suspects Aaron is a snitch and seeks retribution. Foster struggles to lay low during his last two weeks before retirement, but Safiya turns up the heat, confiscating religious texts to stop the drug trade.

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The Man Who Sold the World
198 votes

#4 - The Man Who Sold the World

Life on Mars (US) - Season 1 - Episode 7

When the baby of a prominent family is kidnapped for ransom, Sam Tyler is shocked to discover that his own father, Vic Tyler, may be involved. Sam's discovery leads him to face some deep dark secrets about his childhood.

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King of Swords
1067 votes

#5 - King of Swords

New Amsterdam (2018) - Season 1 - Episode 16

When a history-making blizzard hits New York, Max and his staff must work together to keep their patients safe with little resources, even if it means taking to the streets of the city and braving the storm.

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Tunnel Vision
315 votes

#6 - Tunnel Vision

Trauma - Season 1 - Episode 11

Nancy's claustrophobia puts her patient at risk while Rabbit assists an injured bank robber.

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Plan B
677 votes

#7 - Plan B

Oz - Season 1 - Episode 7

A recovered Said ostracizes Huseni Mershah for turning his back on him when he was dying--and orders all the Muslims to cast him out. Impressed by Said's power, Groves decides to kill Glynn in his honor, but ends up stabbing and killing an officer by mistake. Condemned to death, Groves chooses the firing squad as his form of execution. Meanwhile, Schibetta is still being fed ground glass by O'Reilly and Adebisi, and ends up hemmorhaging. Beecher, transformed by prison life, finally gets revenge on his nemesis, Schillinger.

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1246 votes

#8 - Cavitation

New Amsterdam (2018) - Season 1 - Episode 5

A journalist visits New Amsterdam to shadow Max and learn about the hospital. Bloom and Reynolds have a major disagreement after she makes a call against protocol and Kapoor deals with issues from his past.

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Ground Zero
254 votes

#9 - Ground Zero

ER - Season 4 - Episode 6

Kerry investigates Synergix, an ER management group specializing in balancing budgets. She is later forced to fire Jeanie. In turn, Jeanie is asked by Al to move to Atlanta with him. Greene is still suffering from the aftereffects of his attack, snapping at patients and staff alike. Dr. Ross is stunned by a collect phone call from California informing him of his father's death. Benton clashes with Corday after she apparently "steals" a rare procedure out from under his nose. Carol meets with Carter's grandmother to pitch her idea for a free health clinic. Anna is perturbed when she discovers Carter's wealthy background.

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The War at Home
200 votes

#10 - The War at Home

Law & Order: Criminal Intent - Season 6 - Episode 8

Ross, Goren and Eames are called in on Thanksgiving when Amanda Dockerty, the daughter of the first deputy commissioner of the NYPD, goes missing while on leave from the army. The investigation into her disappearance soon turns into a murder case when Amanda's body is found, but Goren's mind is anywhere but on his job as he struggles to deal with a personal crisis concerning his mother.

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In the Graveyard
761 votes

#11 - In the Graveyard

New Amsterdam (2018) - Season 2 - Episode 13

The doctors stop at nothing to help their patients, following a shocking realization that prompts a change in the hospital. Reynolds must make an important decision in his career.

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The Red Mile
4425 votes

#12 - The Red Mile

The Mentalist - Season 3 - Episode 18

A man who claims to have been abducted by aliens is murdered and his body is stolen from the coroner's van. Van Pelt moves ahead with her wedding plans.

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She's Come Undone
2413 votes

#13 - She's Come Undone

The Vampire Diaries - Season 4 - Episode 21

Damon and Stefan try a brutal new approach to provoke Elena into turning her humanity back on, and Caroline is frustrated when her attempt to intervene backfires. When Elena figures out a way to call the Salvatore brothers' bluff, they call for backup from a surprising source. Matt gives Rebekah some unsolicited advice on her life choices, and she tries to help him in return. Caroline has a confusing and dangerous encounter with Klaus, and Katherine is suspicious when Bonnie makes her an offer that she promises will benefit them both.

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Freak Show
245 votes

#14 - Freak Show

ER - Season 4 - Episode 8

Benton takes advantage of a grieving father for a chance to write a paper on a boy with reversed internal organs. George Henry returns to complete his clerkship and suffers a near fatal attack. Jeanie confronts Kerry and Anspaugh over what she perceives as wrongful termination. Cynthia's error forces the free clinic to open a week early; Carol enlists new ER nurse Yosh to help out. Mark strikes a deal with attorney Herb Spivak for legal representation.

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Fire and Ice
555 votes

#15 - Fire and Ice

Unforgettable - Season 3 - Episode 10

When Homeland Security takes over a bombing investigation from Major Crimes, Carrie doubts their conclusion that it's tied to terrorism and secretly continues her own investigation. Meanwhile, Webster makes friends with Murray's daughter.

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All the Young Dudes
104 votes

#16 - All the Young Dudes

Life on Mars (US) - Season 1 - Episode 15

When Sam goes undercover as a gang member, he has to reveal a dark side in order to keep his cover. While undercover, Sam is pushed to the limit when he is ordered to bind and shoot a woman.

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Wesen Nacht
2383 votes

#17 - Wesen Nacht

Grimm - Season 5 - Episode 6

Nick and Hank investigate a wave of coordinated Wesen gang vandalism that results in the death of a local business owner and the kidnapping of Monroe and Rosalee's friend. As they dig deeper, they learn that Portland wasn't the only city hit with a wave of violence. Meanwhile, Truble fills Nick and Adalind on what she has been up to. Elsewhere, Capt. Renard dips his toes into politics as he endorses a local candidate.

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Capital P
786 votes

#18 - Capital P

Oz - Season 1 - Episode 4

Governor Devlin has reinstated capital punishment in the state; and the first Oz prisoner scheduled to die is Jefferson Keane, who killed a Latino in a skirmish set up by the Co's. Before he's executed, Keane donates a kidney to his ailing sister, then turns down lawyer-turned-inmate Tobias Beecher's offer to take up his defense. After Keane's death, Richard L'Italien -- slaughterer of women -- is executed by lethal injection after he makes a startling admission.

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Laughter and Hope and a Sock in the Eye
466 votes

#19 - Laughter and Hope and a Sock in the Eye

New Amsterdam (2018) - Season 4 - Episode 6

Dr. Reynolds and Dr. Malvo have a heart-to-heart with Dr. Baptiste. Max learns more about Sharpe when someone from her past resurfaces. Iggy plays referee between two patients and their families. Dr. Wilder reconsiders Max's offer to join the staff.

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Zoey's Extraordinary Failure
335 votes

#20 - Zoey's Extraordinary Failure

Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist - Season 1 - Episode 5

After hearing her first duet, Zoey gets a little too involved in her brother's marriage. Leif receives negative feedback at work. Maggie is offered an enticing work opportunity.

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Wrongful Life
221 votes

#21 - Wrongful Life

Law & Order: Criminal Intent - Season 5 - Episode 15

Goren and Eames investigate the death of Eric Newsome, an urban explorer who was found in a water tower. During their investigation, they learn that Eric had been looking into the files of Dr. Everett Janns, an OB/GYN who had examined his sister Nikki's boyfriend Drew's mother years earlier when she had been carrying his sister Lisa. Lisa Ramsey was born with spina bifida, and Victoria Carson was suing her primary OB/GYN, Dr. Dominic McKenna, with a wrongful life suit, charging that he did not perform the necessary tests needed to establish whether or not her child had spina bifida, which would have influenced whether or not she had an abortion.

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The Routine
1457 votes

#22 - The Routine

Oz - Season 1 - Episode 1

In the "Emerald City" experimental unit of Oswald State Penitentiary, we meet some of the diverse inmates who live within a pecking order of Homeboys, Latinos, Muslims, Irish, Aryans, and Wiseguys. No clear-cut leader emerges -- with the possible exception of Kareem Said, a Muslim author who preaches non-violence and abstinence. Said's arrival doesn't prevent a short-fused Mafia inmate named Dino Ortolani from ticking off just about everybody--a habit that ends up burning him.

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Little Brother
188 votes

#23 - Little Brother

Masters of Science Fiction - Season 1 - Episode 6

Set in the future, we are introduced to courtrooms without human judges or juries, and automated justice is the law of the land.

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Castles Made of Sand
343 votes

#24 - Castles Made of Sand

New Amsterdam (2018) - Season 4 - Episode 21

When an elder care facility shuts down, New Amsterdam is forced to intake many new patients. Max struggles with his decision to head back to London. Reynolds takes his personal frustrations out on his department with near disastrous results.

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Things Fall Apart
570 votes

#25 - Things Fall Apart

New Amsterdam (2018) - Season 3 - Episode 12

A burst pipe plunges the ED into chaos. Iggy counsels two stressed-out parents about their child. Gwen and Calvin have some devastating news for Max.

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Draw O Caesar, Erase a Coward
4602 votes

#26 - Draw O Caesar, Erase a Coward

Blindspot - Season 2 - Episode 15

[E] After a set of tattoos produces multiple leads, the team divides into unlikely pairings to chase down a deadly underworld courier.

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The Bottle Imp
3533 votes

#27 - The Bottle Imp

Grimm - Season 2 - Episode 7

After investigating a grisly murder, clues lead Nick and Hank to a seemingly unstable father who is on the run with his daughter. As they learn more about the case they realize that the girl’s father may be the least of their worries. At the spice shop, Monroe finds out filling in for Rosalee isn’t as simple as he’d hoped it would be. Meanwhile, Captain Renard finds himself paying unwarranted attention to more than one woman from his past.

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Jojo Ameri-Go
235 votes

#28 - Jojo Ameri-Go

American Rust - Season 1 - Episode 5

Harris races the clock in his search for the anonymous eyewitness. Lee seeks professional advice about whom to protect. Harris’ old Pittsburgh PD partner pays him a visit.

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Daddy's Home
1916 votes

#29 - Daddy's Home

APB - Season 1 - Episode 6

After Gideon's father finds himself in trouble, he turns to Gideon for assistance. Meanwhile, Brandt and Goss work to track down the mastermind behind a huge grand theft auto case.

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Hot In the City
298 votes

#30 - Hot In the City

The Night Shift - Season 3 - Episode 6

Shannon and Jordan venture out for some fun at a local wrestling event only to find themselves treating people onsite when a fight breaks out amongst the audience. Back at the hospital, Sam attends to a marathon runner who has collapsed from the heat and things start to heat up even more when the air conditioning breaks. Meanwhile, tensions between TC, Jordan, Sam, and Annie start to boil.

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We're in This Together
470 votes

#31 - We're in This Together

New Amsterdam (2018) - Season 4 - Episode 2

Max and Sharpe go public with their relationship at the hospital. The team struggles to keep a handle on an overcrowded and understaffed ICU and everyone must pitch in. Iggy's overly critical feedback alienates his residents.

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Debt Collection
240 votes

#32 - Debt Collection

American Rust - Season 1 - Episode 6

Alejandro learns of Lee's history with Billy. Isaac turns his first trick solo. Harris travels back to Pittsburgh with his old partner to repay a debt.

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181 votes

#33 - Graansha

Law & Order: Criminal Intent - Season 2 - Episode 21

Goren and Eames enter the closed world of a thieving Irish Traveller clan when they investigate the death of a Ann Lawson, a probation officer who was run over three times after meeting a friend at the bar. They soon learn that Ann, a probation officer, had been involved with Malcolm Bryce, the father of Paul, one of her charges. It appears as though Ann is also very close with the thieving Irish Travellers they are investigating, determined to save a young girl from their style of life.

The Thing with Feathers
3862 votes

#34 - The Thing with Feathers

Grimm - Season 1 - Episode 16

Nick pulls out all the stops to plan a romantic getaway for Juliette in an attempt to get their relationship back on track. Nick’s duties as a Grimm get in the way of romance when he meets the unsettling neighbors and discovers that the troubled wife has a rare and valuable treasure to protect. It’s left to Nick to keep everyone safe. Back in Portland, Hank and Monroe each find themselves on the brink of new romantic relationships.

Dr. Estrangeloved
1294 votes

#35 - Dr. Estrangeloved

Gossip Girl - Season 3 - Episode 19

Dr. William van der Woodsen unexpectedly shows up in Manhattan. Serena and Nate continue to have relationship issues. Meanwhile, Dan finds out that he didn’t get accepted into the Tisch writing program.

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The Self-Destruct Button
1728 votes

#36 - The Self-Destruct Button

Grey's Anatomy - Season 1 - Episode 7

Derek and Meredith try (unsuccessfully) to be discreet as they spend the night together at Meredith's house, but their haggard appearance speaks volumes to everyone - including Bailey, who warns Meredith to end the relationship. Meanwhile George suspects an anesthesiologist of drinking on the job but is reluctant to speak up about it, Alex treats a former competitor who now finds honor in self-mutilation, Izzie has to deal with a patient who won't let go of his girlfriend - literally, and Cristina seems to be battling a case of the flu.

284 votes

#37 - Dead

Law & Order: Criminal Intent - Season 2 - Episode 1

The murder of a mortician and the discovery of corpses at a crematorium lead the detectives to a family man claiming to have a consulting business but suspected of being a contract killer with a penchant for perfection. Goren attempts to prove this by setting up a scheme that puts his "fear of making a mistake" in jeopardy.

5578 votes

#38 - Beeware

Grimm - Season 1 - Episode 3

The station is abuzz as Nick and Hank are called to a case where an innocent flash mob results in a gruesome homicide. As Nick delves further into the investigation, he learns more about his unique family history, and finds himself at odds when he and Hank are assigned to protect a dark character from his recent past.

201 votes

#39 - Shibboleth

Law & Order: Criminal Intent - Season 4 - Episode 17

When Phoebe Morton is murdered on the phone with a 911 operator, Goren and Eames take the case and soon realize Morton is one of five women murdered with a similar bent, the killer known as Body By Jake (B.B.J.). Their investigation leads them to Keith Durbin, a recently released parolee who seems to be perfect. Goren has his suspicions about Durbin, who doesn't seem right to him, and when they learn that there are similar killings going much further back, Goren and Eames soon focus their attention on a new suspect, and soon realize that even though he's not guilty, Durbin is the key.

300 votes

#40 - Dolls

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Season 4 - Episode 7

When the decomposing body of sexually molested five-year-old girl is discovered, Detectives Benson and Stabler's investigation leads them to the painful reality that they are searching for a serial pedophile as they race to save the life of his latest victim. As the mother of the missing girl frantically awaits news of her daughter's whereabouts, she must reconcile the fact that her own recent bout with addiction may have played a part in her daughter's fate.

By Perjury
206 votes

#41 - By Perjury

Law & Order - Season 19 - Episode 9

The murder of the plaintiff in a high-profile lawsuit against a major airline leads detectives to a defense attorney (Dallas Roberts) who is willing to do whatever it takes to ensure his big payday.

Cuba Libre
162 votes

#42 - Cuba Libre

Law & Order: Criminal Intent - Season 2 - Episode 16

After the trophy wife of a recently released prison inmate is murdered, Goren plays on the man's paranoia to find a connection to another inmate with a hit list.

Go Getters
13163 votes

#43 - Go Getters

The Walking Dead - Season 7 - Episode 5

Saddled with grief and surrounded by enemies, members of the group try to find safety at the Hilltop before it's too late.

Mister Fred
287 votes

#44 - Mister Fred

The Good Lord Bird - Season 1 - Episode 3

Following the battle in Pikesville, John Brown, now one of the most wanted men in America, travels north with Onion to raise funds for the abolitionist cause. They take refuge at the home of famed orator and “King of the Negroes” Frederick Douglass and his two wives. When Brown and Douglass clash over methodology, Onion discovers just how complex the fight for justice and human equality really is.

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Human Flesh Search Engine
191 votes

#45 - Human Flesh Search Engine

Law & Order - Season 20 - Episode 6

Bernard becomes the target of a dangerous website that is partly responsible for a homicide the detectives are investigating

Sick Burn
1399 votes

#46 - Sick Burn

Sleepy Hollow - Season 4 - Episode 8

When internet sensation Logan Macdonald comes to town, a supernatural infection hits, via a viral video. Meanwhile, Molly has a frightening vision that could predict a bleak future. Can the team cure the curse before it takes over town?

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The Pilgrim
177 votes

#47 - The Pilgrim

Law & Order: Criminal Intent - Season 2 - Episode 8

The detectives are called to investigate the adult daughter of a retired officer which takes them to a case of terrorism involving someone she knew that includes a shipment of explosives.

578 votes

#48 - Radical

New Amsterdam (2018) - Season 3 - Episode 10

Max reckons with New Amsterdam's past. Bloom and Reynolds treat a patient in an unconventional relationship. Sharpe decides to take a stricter approach to parenting her teenage niece. Iggy tries to connect with a patient desperate for gastric bypass.

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Front Page
163 votes

#49 - Front Page

Kidnapped - Season 1 - Episode 7

The story of the kidnapping is leaked to the press. Knapp finds out that the Cain's might have known that Leopold was a target for kidnapping.

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The Beast Within
273 votes

#50 - The Beast Within

Lore - Season 1 - Episode 5

Werewolves are now movie monsters. But they were once thought to be all too real. In 1589, villagers in Bedburg, Germany, are convinced that a werewolf is killing women and children only to discover the killer is really one of their own.

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