The Best Episodes Directed by Deran Sarafian
#1 - Revelations
Nash Bridges Season 3 - Episode 8
When a reporter is murdered while covering the new ""French Connection"", Nash comes face-to-face with a startling revelation - his brother, a Vietnam MIA, thought dead for the last 24 years, may be alive and in San Francisco. Meanwhile, Lisa's sister, Lynette, arrives to house-sit at Lisa's indefinitely.
#2 - Bitter Sweet Symphony
Rush (2014) Season 1 - Episode 10
Rush makes some big life changes in order to start a new life with Sarah, but he can’t seem to escape the ghosts of his past. Meanwhile, Eve deals with the ramifications of her last encounter with her ex-boyfriend J.P. Also, Alex’s mistakes come to a head when Steffi reappears with a shocking proposal.
#5 - Patriots
Nash Bridges Season 3 - Episode 17
Nash gets involved with Irish terrorists, as well as his ex-wife Kelly (Serena Scott Thomas). Meanwhile, Joe looks after a party-minded Arabian prince awaiting a heart transplant.
#6 - Euphoria (2)
House Season 2 - Episode 21
Foreman continues to experience the same progression of symptoms as the police officer. When he realizes he may be facing imminent death, he calls his father who comes to his son's side. As it comes down to a race against time, House believes the solution to the illness is in the police officer's apartment.
#8 - Euphoria (1)
House Season 2 - Episode 20
When a police officer with a gunshot wound to the head and uncontrollable laughter is admitted, House and the team are baffled. When Foreman begins showing the same symptoms, they race to determine the cause of the illness before Foreman's condition takes the same path.
#9 - Don't Ask Me Why
Rush (2014) Season 1 - Episode 2
Rush is called in to help an up-and-coming MMA fighter who has a past untreated medical condition that could jeopardize a fight — if not his life. Meanwhile, Alex attempts to save his job at the hospital. Later, Manny and Eve discuss their roles and boundaries in Rush’s life.
#13 - A Hole in the Head
Crossbones Season 1 - Episode 6
Lowe plots to kidnap Blackbeard and deliver him to the English authorities, believing this to be the only way to save the people of Santa Compana from the mad wrath of William Jagger. Meanwhile, Jagger visits an insane asylum, believing a patient there will be the key to finally defeating Blackbeard.
#14 - A Time to Hate
Cold Case Season 1 - Episode 7
Lilly investigates the case of Daniel Holtz, a college baseball player who was found beaten to death in an alley behind a gay bar in 1964. Daniel's mother comes to Lilly in the hopes that his killer can be brought to justice before she dies. Lilly discovers the maltreatment gay victims received in the 60's, when her investigation discloses that it may have been a policeman's nightstick that made the lethal blows.
#16 - Broken
CSI: Miami Season 1 - Episode 6
The whole team investigates the crime scene of an indoor amusement park when a young girl is found dead in the bathroom. They must track down the relentless man responsible for the heinous crime quicker than usual, as everyone on location has been detained until they can be cleared. What looks to be like a regular attempted kidnapping turns out to be much more than any of the detectives had bargained for.
#17 - Alone
House Season 4 - Episode 1
With his diagnostic team gone, House tries to diagnose a young woman who survived an office building collapse. With the condition getting worse, Cuddy puts pressure on House to hire a new team, but instead attempts a differential diagnosis with help from the janitor.
#21 - Let Them Eat Cake
House Season 5 - Episode 10
The team takes on the case of a fitness guru on an all-natural diet who collapsed while filming a video. Meanwhile, Foreman conducts Huntington's Disease drug trials and Thirteen signs on as a subject, Cuddy is forced to move into House's office, and Kutner uses House's name to run an online medical-advice website.
#22 - Our Toil Shall Strive To Mend
Star-Crossed Season 1 - Episode 3
It’s the tenth anniversary of “Arrival Day” and the town is preparing a commemoration for the fallen soldiers. Gloria selects a small group of human teenagers who will spend some time inside the sector to see what it’s like to be an Atrian for a day. In addition, Gloria assigns Emery the task of filming the interactions. While Grayson offers to help her with the project, Roman strongly objects to Emery going inside the sector. Despite Roman’s concern for her safety, Emery decides to move forward with the project. While Sophia is excited to show everyone around her pod, Teri and Drake resent the intrusion and decide to have a little fun at the humans’ expense. However, when Drake is kidnapped during the tour, he’s surprised by who is behind the abduction. Meanwhile, Julia confronts Roman with her suspicions about cyper.
#25 - Under the Radar
Chase (2010) Season 1 - Episode 10
U.S. Marshals Annie Frost and Daisy Ogbaa team up to catch small-town fugitives Karen Nelson and Ivy Collins, a duo who use their feminine wiles to lure innocent victims into participating in bank heists. Annie and Daisy become closer while working to break the fugitives' twisted , co-dependent bond before they continue down a self-destructive road.
#26 - Kids
House Season 1 - Episode 19
During an meningitis outbreak which overwhelms the clinic, House is drawn to a single patient: a 12-year-old whose symptoms don't quite match everyone else's. House, Foreman, and Chase must devise ingenious ways and locations to treat the girl's delicate condition in the middle of the chaos, and make an unexpected discovery. Meanwhile, House asks Cameron to come back to her job but she has one requirement that he might not be able to meet.
#27 - The World Will Break Your Heart
The Black Donnellys Season 1 - Episode 4
Tommy is shocked that Kate asks him to host the murdered ringleader's wake at the Firecracker. But the brothers rapidly find out that they don't have enough alcohol to host the event. Kevin and Joey Ice-Cream must find lots of alcohol, and fast. Meanwhile, Jimmy puts himself and his brothers in a bad situation when, while under drugs, he appears to pay his respects to Huey's brother, Dokey.
#29 - Loose Ends
Swamp Thing (2019) Season 1 - Episode 10
Still reeling from the revelation of the truth behind his existence, Swamp Thing goes on the offensive against Ellery's mercenary team hunting him; Abby comes up against Jason Woodrue, who has crossed the line to save his wife's life.
#30 - Safe as Houses
The Exorcist Season 2 - Episode 2
Tomas and Marcus attempt to escape the custody of Cindy's enraged family, while simultaneously trying to finish her exorcism. Rose conducts her inspection of Andy Kim's household and is concerned about Caleb's mental state. Meanwhile, Andy's neighbors offer to teach the children farming skills, but there's something sinister behind their intentions. Additionally, Verity may be hiding something from the rest of her foster family. Then, Father Bennett tries to warn the Office of Exorcism of a new threat, but finds his attempts railroaded by menacing forces.
#31 - Dying Changes Everything
House Season 5 - Episode 1
In the aftermath of personal tragedy, Wilson resigns from the hospital... and from his friendship with House. Meanwhile, Thirteen struggles with her personal medical problems while helping treat an executive assistant with a similar situation to her own.
#34 - The Roswell Incident (1)
Project Blue Book Season 2 - Episode 1
Quinn and Hynek visit Roswell, N.M., with Gen. Harding as an unknown local citizen makes threats to reveal the evidence associated with an extraterrestrial crash-landing that took place six years ago and make its existence known to the world.
#36 - Bait
CSI: Miami Season 2 - Episode 9
A young woman is attacked by a shark and later dies, but it's discovered that she was shot first. The case becomes even more difficult for the CSIs when one of their coworkers becomes a leading suspect. The dead woman worked for a private-investigation agency that specializes in luring and entrapping married men suspected of infidelity.
#37 - Deadline
CSI: Miami Season 2 - Episode 19
Josh Dalton, a hot, young reporter for the Miami Sun, witnesses the murder of his friend, a city councilman's aide, in Miami's drug district, the Golden Triangle. Josh, who was suspiciously unharmed in the attack, claims that they were only down there on a story, but Horatio believes that there's more to the situation. Later, another writer from the same paper is found shot to death inside the trunk of her car, which was reported stolen. Now, as the evidence rejects Josh's version of what happened, the CSIs find themselves entangled in the world of fast-paced journalism and learn that there is a dangerously fine line between the truth and what sells newspapers.
#39 - The Battle of Central Park
The Strain Season 3 - Episode 6
Fet strikes hard at the heart of the strigoi army while Justine embarks upon a risky mission to drive the strigoi out of Manhattan once and for all. Gus and Angel fight for their lives and their freedom but are faced with a moral dilemma.
#40 - The Right Stuff
House Season 4 - Episode 2
House is secretly trying to treat a fighter pilot who is a candidate for NASA's astronaut training program. Her diagnosis will be the test to choose which ones of the 40 applicants are going to take the empty spots in his team.
#42 - Madness
The Strain Season 3 - Episode 5
New information from the Lumen forces Setrakian to seek help from his lifelong nemesis, Eldritch Palmer. Eph’s new experiments to understand strigoi communication seemingly take him to the brink of madness while Fet is on a mission to discover strigoi movements across New York City.
#43 - Freaks and Tweaks
CSI: Miami Season 1 - Episode 23
An explosion in a rundown barn nearly kills Horatio and his crew just after they find a dead man inside, bound with duct tape. The case gets personal for Horatio when he discovers that the leading suspect knew his late brother. Meanwhile, Alexx is shocked to learn that her best friend's husband has been murdered, apparently the victim of a random shooting.
#47 - Stalkerazzi
CSI: Miami Season 2 - Episode 15
A celebrity photographer is found dead in his car following an accident, but Horatio believes he was murdered. The investigation leads to an A-list movie star who was caught in a compromising position in photos taken by the paparazzi.
#48 - Second Chances
Blue Bloods Season 8 - Episode 11
When a journalist disappears while working on an exposé about an innocent man serving time for murder, Danny and Baez hope that reexamining the original case will help find her. Also, Frank reluctantly speaks out against an initiative led by Erin’s office to consider drug abuse as a disease first, and a crime second.
#49 - Clear History
Wisdom of the Crowd Season 1 - Episode 5
Tanner’s previous company claims Sophe was created using their copyrighted codes and legally threatens to shut down the organization. Also, Cavanaugh works with Tanner to solve the murder of a retired detective after his boss removes him from the case due to a personal connection with the family.
#50 - 86'd
Perception Season 1 - Episode 3
Pierce and Moretti race to find clues when a serial killer from 1986 begins killing again. They catch a break when they learn that one of the victims is actually alive. Moretti's dad, one of the investigators on the original case, offers his daughter advice. Pamela Reed also guest-stars as the mother of the surviving victim, while Armin Shimerman is the victim's psychologist.
#52 - Big Baby
House Season 5 - Episode 13
Cuddy decides to spend more time at home to take care of her newly adopted baby and passes some of her day-to-day responsibilities off to Cameron, including supervising House. Cameron is forced to play House’s games and becomes involved in a power struggle as he and the team take on the case of a Special Education teacher who collapsed after spitting up blood in the middle of class. As House tests Cameron’s tolerance for his extreme measures, the patient continues to fall ill and House insists the teacher’s seemingly inherent goodness is actually a pathology.
#54 - outMatched
The Gifted Season 2 - Episode 4
The Struckers, minus Andy, begin to rebuild their broken trust, while Thunderbird, Blink and Eclipse visit Wire, hoping to convince him to help again. When they get there, they learn that something terrible has happened from Wire's brother, Graph. The team discovers that the Inner Circle is on the way to raid a mutant detention facility, so they make moves to try to intercept them. Meanwhile, Jace is contacted by a member of the Purifiers.
#56 - Pale Fire
Nikita Season 2 - Episode 11
Alex’s mission to take down Gogol comes to a head as she infiltrates her childhood home and faces ghosts from her past. On a completely separate mission, Nikita also ends up at the mansion to steal Semak’s black box. Nikita and Alex run into each other and decide to join forces, but they run into a major roadblock. Meanwhile, Michael and Owen work together to figure out Percy’s secret plan with the Guardians.
#58 - Finding Judas
House Season 3 - Episode 9
House takes the case of a young girl who has been diagnosed with pancreatitis. When he takes her divorced parents to court to force them to allow treatment because they can't agree, the judge awards guardianship of the girl to Cuddy. Meanwhile, Tritter continues his strategy to force House to admit to his drug use by offering one of the team members a deal.
#61 - Top Secret
House Season 3 - Episode 16
The ex-marine that saved House's life, in a dream he had the day before, is admitted in the hospital with symptoms resembling Gulf War Syndrome. While House is busy dealing with his own health issues, and Chase and Cameron are too busy with each other, the ex-marine gets worse.
#62 - Breath of Allah
E-Ring Season 1 - Episode 12
When a lab is discovered in Amsterdam creating the Plague, JT and his team must find the terrorists and stop them using the deadly virus. Samantha is offered an unexpected promotion that will complicate her relationship with SOD and JT.
#63 - Betrayal
Legends (2014) Season 1 - Episode 4
The Colonel and Ana Paulanos are captured by DCO when they sell Martin a briefcase of VX that turns out to be bogus. In response, one of The Colonel's followers releases real VX on a crowded bus, threatening more attacks if The Colonel and Ana aren't released.
#67 - Joy
House Season 5 - Episode 6
An ailing man suffers from blackouts and sleepwalks, leading the team to wonder if his sleepwalking is a symptom, or how the man is becoming exposed to something else. When the man's daughter grows ill as well, the team must provide a diagnosis before both die. Meanwhile, Cuddy adopts a newborn but when the birth mother displays a rash, she has to make a decision between putting the mother or daughter at risk.
#68 - Precious Metal
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 3 - Episode 18
Catherine, Nick and Sara investigate a seemingly months old body found in the mountains. Warrick and Grissom look into the case of a man found murdered in an alley, but the medical examiner 'loses' the body for 11 days.
#69 - Que Será Será
House Season 3 - Episode 6
The team encounters logistical problems while trying to run tests on a 600-pound man due to his extremely large size. Meanwhile, House spends the night in jail after being arrested by Detective Tritter for various charges, including resisting arrest.
#70 - No More Mr. Nice Guy
House Season 4 - Episode 13
House copes with a patient whose symptoms conceal a greater problem, but spends much of his time dodging Cuddy's orders to give performance reviews, and fighting with Amber over who gets to spend more time with Wilson.
#72 - Spring Break
CSI: Miami Season 1 - Episode 21
The team investigates the deaths of two college students who were in Miami on spring break. The first is a teenage girl found dead on a beach with her neck broken and human bite marks on her legs. The second is a young man found in the bottom of a hotel swimming pool who apparently died before he hit the water.
#73 - Hush
CSI: NY Season 1 - Episode 16
Mac and Stella investigate when they find the body of Paddy Dolan, a longshoreman. Part of the body is found on a transport truck and another part back at the warehouses, but Mac encounters difficulty with the investigation when the workers put up a wall of silence against them. Aiden and Danny investigate the death of Debbie Bogda, who was found naked on the expressway, and their investigation leads them into a world of sexual games and bondage once they realise she was actually harnessed to the front of a truck.
#75 - Sacraments
Nash Bridges Season 3 - Episode 23
When the ruthless high school dropouts go on the crime spree, Nash's search for the couple leads him into an underworld of heavy metal rock and satanic worship. As the intensity of the crimes increases, Nash must race against time to stop the desperate duo before they murder all the enemies on their ""grudge list."" ; Stacy and Nash meet Nick's long-lost love from the war years; Joe finds Evan and Cassidy in a compromising situation.
#77 - Prior Convictions
Justice (2006) Season 1 - Episode 11
A man who Luther had successfully prosecuted for murder 15 years earlier when he was the district attorney becomes his client after the man is accused of murdering his landlord.
#80 - 9th
K-Ville Season 1 - Episode 1
In the wake of the storm, NOPD officer Marlin Boulet attempts to rescue survivors, while his partner, Charlie Pratt, gets scared and takes off. Two years later. Captain Embry introduces Boulet to his new partner… Trevor Cobb, an ex-Army Ranger who did two years special ops in Afghanistan. Boulet can’t figure out why a guy from up north would want to be a cop in New Orleans. When Embry announces to the team that they need a couple guys to cover a charity event in the French Quarter to benefit the Ninth Ward, Cobb smirks. He thought this was the badass squad, didn’t expect to be covering social events. Boulet tells Embry that he and Cobb will take the assignment. That night at the benefit, Boulet toasts to a long partnership; but Cobb tells him he doesn’t drink on the job. An attractive blonde, Christina DuBois, hosts the event. She gets up and gives a pep talk about rebuilding the ninth ward. Boulet notices Cobb staring at her and informs him that she’s Rex DuBois’ daughter. He owns the casino. Cobb’s going to need to make a lot more than 29K a year to pluck that flower. Suddenly a shot rings out and Boulet’s friend and neighbor, Kaja Fontaine, the singer at the event, goes down. Boulet and Cobb jump into their car and pursue the shooter. Cobb shouts directions to Boulet as they track the perp through the city to the casino, where they find his car flipped and abandoned. One of the officers, Jeff “Glue Boy” Gooden, hands Boulet a baggie full of worms found in Kaja’s dressing room. Apparently they were delivered in a flower box. Boulet thinks he knows who sent them. Tommy Corville, a fisherman who was also Kaja’s boyfriend until she broke up with him a week earlier. Another officer, Ginger “Love Tap” LeBeau, informs Boulet that Kaja just died. Out on Tommy’s fishing boat, Boulet dumps the bag of worms on Tommy’s head while dangling him overboard. Tommy swears he’s been on the gulf coast shrimping for the past two day
#81 - Killed by Death
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 2 - Episode 18
When Buffy is admitted to hospital with a raging fever she meets a young boy, Ryan, who has the same flu virus and claims that the sick children in the hospital are being persecuted by a monster that may be death himself.
#82 - My Son John
The Forgotten Season 1 - Episode 12
When a young man falls to his death from atop a skyscraper, the Forgotten Network takes on the near impossible task of identifying him. Their efforts lead them into the world of "Parkour" or free running, where they learn John Doe may have recently returned to America after an extended stay abroad. The case takes an unusual twist when two separate individuals come forward, each claiming the Doe as their own. But which one is really his relative? What brought John Doe back to America? And was it a dangerous Parkour act that got him killed or something more sinister?
#83 - Goggles and Hicks
The Cape (2011) Season 1 - Episode 6
Badly bruised and exhausted, The Cape heeds advice from Max to take some time off to recover. Determined to finally kill The Cape, Peter Fleming hires a tech-savvy team, including Goggles and Hicks, to track and destroy The Cape. Meanwhile, Orwell faces digital challenges against the teams’ strong expertise and Dana becomes more involved in uncovering the truth about Vince’s case.
#84 - Night, Mother
CSI: NY Season 1 - Episode 10
A game of one-on-one is interrupted by the discovery of a woman covered in blood leaning over the body of another woman who has had a stake driven through her heart. Mac soon realises the woman was sleepwalking and tried to save the victim's life, but the case stalls because she is the closest thing they have to a witness, and she has no memory of the event. Danny and Aiden investigate the brutal murder of a pickpocket whose identity they track down using information on an experimental medical trial. Money found in the victim's underwear leads the two to another pickpocket, but there is no obvious motive for Lenny Cook's death.
#85 - Blink
CSI: NY Season 1 - Episode 1
The team finds three young women, all of whom appear to have been brutalized in the same way. The only witness they have is the surviving young woman, who can communicate only through blinking. Photographs found at one of the crime scenes lead the team to a couple that had sponsored one of the victims, and the boyfriend who claims he hasn't spoken to her in weeks.
#86 - Tarot
The Cape (2011) Season 1 - Episode 2
Ark Corporation's aim is at prison privatization, but The Cape will battle Chess and his newest ally Chef to stop it. As Chess and Chef set their sites on Secretary for the Bureau of Prisons Patrick Portman, the Cape intervenes, barely surviving the encounter. Orwell, Max Malini, and the circus gang band together to help the Cape recover and also save Patrick. Aired the same date as the previous episode.
#87 - Mr. Motivation
The Twilight Zone (2002) Season 1 - Episode 19
A sinister toy doll encourages a timid man to stand up to his boss and take control of his life.
#88 - Officer Blue
CSI: NY Season 1 - Episode 9
After mounted officer Valasquez is shot down in the park, Mac goes looking for the bullet that killed the officer only to learn that it is lodged in the horse's spine and cannot be removed without being fatal to the horse. The investigation leads them to a local street vendor, but stalls when the D.A. asks Mac not to do anything to risk the horse until after the woman who donated it has a chance to say goodbye. Aiden investigates the body of a young man, Lenny Starks, who was found face-down, dead in the street. Aiden traces the young man to a local pizza parlor where she faces intimidation from the bookies who use it as a gambling front.
#89 - Railroad Jane
The Forgotten Season 1 - Episode 7
When a female skull is discovered near a railroad track, the Forgotten Network learns Jane Doe's only remaining relative, her comatose sister, could also be in danger.