The Best Episodes Directed by David Jackson
#5 - When We Dead Awaken
The Lying Game Season 1 - Episode 12
With Sutton’s whereabouts still unknown and a threatening note delivered via Sutton’s signature packaging, Emma is feeling uncertain and on edge. So when she is invited to scout out the University of Texas’s tennis program, Emma surprises her dad and accepts the invite. Nonetheless, Emma can’t escape the fact that her twin may be gone for good. Meanwhile, Rebecca tries to help Char when her mom, Phyllis, has another drinking “episode.”
#6 - Ghost World
The Vampire Diaries Season 3 - Episode 7
As Mystic Falls prepares to celebrate the traditional Illumination Night, the town is invaded by spirits of the dead. After a particularly violent encounter with an angry spirit, Damon asks Bonnie to find the reason behind the ghosts' surprising power. Elena convinces Jeremy to use his connection to the other side to help her find a new way to reach Stefan, leading Jeremy to a terrible choice. Finally, Alaric discovers a long-hidden clue to the past.
#7 - The Wind That Blew My Heart Away
One Tree Hill Season 3 - Episode 13
A violent rainstorm knocks out the power in Tree Hill, leading Haley to Nathan's doorstep and Brooke out into the downpour for a dramatic confrontation with Lucas. Peyton finally confronts the truth about Ellie's illness, while Mouth is tempted by his new friend, Rachel. Before morning, secrets are revealed, relationships are tested, and new love gets hotter than ever.
#8 - Warplay
Nash Bridges Season 4 - Episode 8
Nash becomes the objective of mercenaries controlled by a Singapore billionaire and his American counterpart, locked in battle to capture each other's most prized possessions. Bettina wants Joe and Evan to investigate his fiancee's alleged affair.
#11 - Jump Start
Nash Bridges Season 6 - Episode 2
Nash clashes with his new rival, Deputy Chief Max Pettit, who has assigned Cassidy to a dangerous undercover gig involving synthetic diamond smugglers and a deadly assassin working for the South African diamond cartel. Joe tries to back out of the house purchase; Cassidy and her new partner Rachel McCabe join the S.I.U.
#13 - All These Things That I've Done
One Tree Hill Season 4 - Episode 7
Peyton returns to school, but she breaks down. In the meantime Nathan is cornered into a no-win situation by Daunte. Brooke's fashions are a hit at the local show. And Deb takes drastic action for her addiction.
#17 - Hook Man
Supernatural Season 1 - Episode 7
Sam and Dean help a girl whose date became a victim of the "Hook Man," a famous urban legend that turns out to be real, in a small college town somewhere in Iowa. In order to save her and her father, the local minister, the brothers have to find the ghost's bones so they can destroy them. One tiny problem... they're in an unmarked grave.
#18 - Hostile Convergence
Dark Skies Season 1 - Episode 9
Loengard's wife Kim decides that she cannot miss her sister's wedding in Denver and sneaks away from John while he meets with one of the few people who know his terrible secret. The man that Kim's sister is planning to marry is Rob Winter, but he isn't what he appears to be ... he's a Majestic agent. During the course of his assignment, Rob really does fall in love with Kim's sister and in the end, kills the people sent to harm Kim and her family instead of doing the job that he was sent to do.
#19 - My Way Home Is Through You
One Tree Hill Season 5 - Episode 3
Now that Peyton and Brooke are back in Tree Hill, Lindsey worries that the two might threaten her and Lucas' relationship. Meanwhile, Nathan visits Dan in prison (his first visit in four years) and gives him a picture of his grandson. Meanwhile, Haley tries to persuade Quentin to return to school, Brooke opens her store in the old Karen's Cafe and Peyton signs her first band.
#20 - Prodigy
Dark Angel Season 1 - Episode 6
Max attends conference about genetic engineering. She sees Lydecker at the conference, but he doesn't recognize her. Before she can slip away unseen, the conference attendees are taken hostage by a group of anti-genetic engineering terrorists. Max can't use her abilities to escape for fear of being noticed. Logan negotiates to free the women and children in exchange for himself. Max is able to intervene to save Logan from an almost certain death. She takes out Lydecker in the process and stops the terrorists. Meanwhile at Jam Pony, the gang are riveted by the television coverage of the hostage situation and unaware that Max is involved. Herbal insists the terrorist situation is all part of God's plan.
#21 - Prince Charmed
Charmed Season 6 - Episode 12
After Piper vanquishes a demon from Wyatt's room, she has an epiphany about the rest of her life concerning Wyatt. Unable to handle's Piper's revelation, Paige and Phoebe decide to remind Piper of the importance of love by conjuring up a "Mr. Right" as Piper's birthday present. Meanwhile, Chris convinces the sisters to bind Wyatt's powers, then demonic cult members kidnap the baby.
#22 - Witch Wars
Charmed Season 6 - Episode 21
Under the pressure that the Halliwell sisters will discover his evil plot, Gideon conspires with two demons to make Piper, Phoebe and Paige part of "Witch Wars", a new demonic reality television show where demon contestants compete in a series of contests to hunt down the Charmed ones.
#24 - Rainy Days
Mental Season 1 - Episode 6
Jack attempts to talk down Leonard Steinberg, a gambling addict seriously in debt, threatens to jump off the roof of Wharton Memorial. Later, Jack heads to court in order to testify on behalf of a mentally incapable patient who is charged with manslaughter by a high-profile attorney who has never lost a case, Marcie Crane. Jack's expertise will be tested when the case turns out to be much more complicated than originally thought. Meanwhile, Jack and the team show up for a poker game after work, where sparks fly between Rylan and Veronica.
#27 - Transcendence
Witchblade Season 1 - Episode 11
Sara's unlikely protector surfaces with a life-threatening passion to watch over her that leads to irrevocable consequences. Sara has no choice but to accept the destiny that comes with wielding the gauntlet and use it to regain what she has lost. But every gain has its price. True to the words of the Witchblade's past wielders, "Nothing is as it seems". A startling discovery about Dante and his team of corrupt cops lead to a suspenseful showdown between the rising warrior and a band of enemies that she must conquer before her father's killer is revealed.
#28 - Magnetic
Smallville Season 3 - Episode 7
Clark is suspicious when Lana suddenly becomes attracted to a fellow student and begins to act rebelliously, which eventually lands her in jail. Clark's suspicions are confirmed when he discovers Lana's new boyfriend has magnetic powers that can move objects and alter human emotions, but when he tries to free Lana from the paranormal hold that is controlling her, she tries to kill him. Meanwhile, Lex discovers Chloe has been delving into Lionel's past and tries to get her to join forces against his dad.
#29 - Progeny
Threshold Season 1 - Episode 9
When three women from completely different walks of life appear to be infected, Molly and the Red Team discover the connection among them and must locate the common cause.
#31 - Cheat, Play, Love
The Lying Game Season 2 - Episode 2
Sutton steps up her plans to win back Ethan, and makes a point to let Emma know her intentions. Feeling left out of Emma and Thayer's growing closeness, Mads visits her father in prison and shocks Emma with a family revelation. Dan continues his investigation into Derek's murder, regardless of Alec's arrest, and Jordan starts at his new school and tries to get close to Laurel.
#32 - House of Mirrors
Mental Season 1 - Episode 8
Jack's patient is a 16-year old girl who is suicidal and has a deep dark secret which has been held from her since birth. Meanwhile, Jack and Dr. Avidan's relationship deepens, and he continues his search for his schizophrenic twin sister continues.
#33 - Hope and Prey
The Pretender Season 3 - Episode 2
Jarod experiences the world of the bounty hunter as he seeks an American Indian activist who has a price on his head. In the meanwhile, Miss Parker learns more about her mother's death.
#34 - Sacrifice
Witchblade Season 1 - Episode 4
Ancient Celtic sacrificial rites are being re-enacted on the streets of New York. Pezzini crosses paths with an Irish rock star named Conchobar whose music is mysteriously linked to the crimes. Kenneth Irons tempts Sara with clues about the murders from a mysterious manuscript.
#35 - Eine Kleine Frohike
The Lone Gunmen Season 1 - Episode 3
Frohike has to disguise himself as the long-lost son of a woman who is believed to be a Nazi war criminal that the Gunmen are trying to smoke out of the woodwork. She was famed for poisoning the pastries of the French Resistance. Apparently in at least one scene, Frohike appears in leiderhosen! For the Frohike Liberation Organization, I present this particular priceless gem. One scene in this ep features the little old German lady giving Frohike a bath. Yes, I know that certain members of the FLO may have to be supplied with a bib, safe squidging equipment, and perhaps even five point restraints, but you know, I don't make the news, I just report it.
#37 - Lullaby of Darkness
The Equalizer Season 4 - Episode 13
McCall tries to help a woman and her daughter escape from her abusive husband.
#38 - Out of Miami
Nash Bridges Season 6 - Episode 15
Nash and a Federal marshal (Philip Michael Thomas) are taken hostage by a Miami drug lord who wants to exchange them for a witness who's scheduled to testify against him in court; Joe tries to get out of being audited by the IRS.
#39 - Kozmo
The Cape (2011) Season 1 - Episode 3
Max Malini's old friend Gregor Molotov has come to town, but not for a friendly visit. He is looking for whoever has the cape, and The Cape/Vince has to protect the carnies who took him in. Dana, Vince's wife, returns to work after grieving his loss and sees Palm City's corruption at work in the public defender's office. She also discovers there were witnesses when Vince vanished.