The Best Episodes Directed by David Jackson

Lend Me an Ear

#1 - Lend Me an Ear

Miami Vice Season 3 - Episode 18

The electronics whiz providing Crockett & Tubbs with surveillance devices also outfits their drug-dealing quarry.

star 8.48
23 votes
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After School Special

#2 - After School Special

21 Jump Street Season 2 - Episode 5

Hanson is unable to keep his mind on the investigation of a shooting of a teacher at an inner city school when he learns that his mother is moving in with her boyfriend.

star 8.23
13 votes
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Walk Alone

#3 - Walk Alone

Miami Vice Season 3 - Episode 4

Tubbs poses as a con to expose prison guards who are extorting drugs from inmates, and killing those who refuse.

star 8.19
36 votes
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When We Dead Awaken

#4 - 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.”

star 8.04
390 votes
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The Wind That Blew My Heart Away

#5 - 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.

star 8.04
383 votes
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The Runaway Found

#6 - The Runaway Found

One Tree Hill Season 4 - Episode 18

Brooke and Peyton finally rekindle their friendship, Nathan's past mistakes continue to haunt him and Haley, and Lucas hears a shocking confession from the witness to Keith's murder.

star 8.00
412 votes
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Ghost World

#7 - 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.

star 7.97
3547 votes
The Afternoon Plane

#8 - The Afternoon Plane

Miami Vice Season 3 - Episode 17

Tubbs finds out that his "raffle prize" --- a week in the Caribbean --- is set up by a vengeful con and the Calderones to lure him out of his jurisdiction.

star 7.84
24 votes
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#9 - 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.

star 7.81
128 votes
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All These Things That I've Done

#10 - 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.

star 7.78
404 votes
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#11 - 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.

star 7.73
535 votes
Wrecking Crew

#12 - Wrecking Crew

Nash Bridges Season 2 - Episode 4

A first-rate professional robber and his crew hit San Fran in a string of strong-arm jobs. Joe convinces Nash to moonlight as a private eye, searching for the SF Giant's short stop's missing car.

star 7.73
21 votes
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Hook Man

#13 - 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.

star 7.68
3447 votes
Twinsense and Sensibility

#14 - Twinsense and Sensibility

The Lying Game Season 1 - Episode 4

Sutton and Emma soon find they have had the same dreams and similar childhood experiences.

star 7.67
453 votes
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#15 - 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.

star 7.67
246 votes
Stone's War

#16 - Stone's War

Miami Vice Season 3 - Episode 2

Crockett's Vietnam journalist buddy, Ira Stone, is back--claiming to have footage of a secret U.S war in Nicaragua; the trail leads Stone, Crockett & Tubbs to Maynard a.k.a. the elusive Captain Real Estate.

star 7.64
59 votes
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The Value of Secrets

#17 - The Value of Secrets

The Invisible Man (2000) Season 1 - Episode 9

Darien comes to the aid of a female scientist who may be able to remove the Quicksilver gland.

star 7.60
5 votes
My Way Home Is Through You

#18 - 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.

star 7.54
373 votes
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Hostile Convergence

#19 - 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.

star 7.52
23 votes
Prince Charmed

#20 - 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.

star 7.52
336 votes
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#21 - Blindsided

21 Jump Street Season 1 - Episode 9

The daughter of a policeman who claims her father is sexually abusing her tries to hire Hanson-- undercover with Penhall as one of the drug dealing McQuaid brothers-- to kill her father.

star 7.48
23 votes
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French Twist

#22 - French Twist

Miami Vice Season 2 - Episode 18

An interpol agent arouses Crockett's interest --- and Tubbs' suspicion as they search for an international drug dealing assassin.

star 7.48
86 votes
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#23 - 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.

star 7.47
45 votes
Witch Wars

#24 - 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.

star 7.44
393 votes
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Witchness Protection

#25 - Witchness Protection

Charmed Season 7 - Episode 10

The Avatars enlist Leo to protect the Seer because she has information that could help them destroy the demons. Meanwhile, Brody reveals a secret to Paige, and Phoebe and Darryl continue to investigate Brody.

star 7.37
307 votes
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#26 - 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.

star 7.35
197 votes
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Heart of Glass

#27 - Heart of Glass

CSI: NY Season 3 - Episode 16

Mac may have a difficult time solving the murder of a music mogul the sister cleverly uses a lie detector test to cover up the crime. Stella wonders if she has HIV due to an accident.

star 7.33
309 votes
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Jump Start

#28 - 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.

star 7.31
39 votes
What About Love?

#29 - What About Love?

21 Jump Street Season 3 - Episode 10

Dorothy and Penhall split up forcing Penhall to move in with Ioki. Hoffs becomes involved with a city inspector, who is auditing Jump Street's records.

star 7.30
10 votes
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Lullaby of Darkness

#30 - Lullaby of Darkness

The Equalizer Season 4 - Episode 13

McCall tries to help a woman and her daughter escape from her abusive husband.

star 7.29
7 votes
Sweet Sixteen

#31 - Sweet Sixteen

CSI: NY Season 3 - Episode 10

The team is lead to a crime scene imvolving a parachute jumper in the middle of the city, whos parachute aparently failed. And one CSI is injured when a snake is found at a crime scene

star 7.27
235 votes
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Do Not Pass Go

#32 - Do Not Pass Go

CSI: NY Season 7 - Episode 6

The path of team's most recent investigation crosses that of some desperate parents in search for their missing son.

star 7.25
1238 votes
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#33 - 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.

star 7.24
799 votes
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Hope and Prey

#34 - 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.

star 7.21
105 votes
Cheat, Play, Love

#35 - 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.

star 7.20
336 votes
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#36 - 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.

star 7.10
1439 votes
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Out of Miami

#37 - 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.

star 7.03
36 votes
Eine Kleine Frohike

#38 - 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.

star 6.96
215 votes
Rainy Days

#39 - 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.

star 6.89
120 votes
House of Mirrors

#40 - 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.

star 6.80
93 votes
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