The Best Episodes Directed by Don Scardino
#1 - New School
Ed Season 4 - Episode 1
Ed and Carol stumble through the first days of their changed relationship; Mike and Nancy have their hands full with a new puppy and its dishonest breeder; Eli is bewitched by an attractive and talented pie maker.
#2 - Makeovers
Ed Season 3 - Episode 9
Lloyd returns to Stuckeyville, and his new scheme is selling makeup for men. When he's prosecuted for being part of a pyramid scheme, Ed doubts Lloyd's claims that he knew nothing about it, creating friction between the brothers. After Mark's father has a heart attack and Mark gets bad news about his own health at his annual checkup, Mike and Warren convince him to have gastric bypass surgery. Ed and Carol smooth over the rough patch in their relationship and become friendly again.
#3 - The Proposal
Ed Season 4 - Episode 9
Ed is planning an elaborate proposal in New York, but when Carol returns to Stuckeyville to find out how they stand, he must come up with another plan. Mike's parents visit and his dad drives Mike crazy. Plus he wants to deep fry the turkey. Eli, afraid, that Jenny will date someone else, arranges a charity Thanksgiving dinner at StuckeyBowl and enlists her help.
#4 - I Do Do
30 Rock Season 4 - Episode 22
Liz's multiwedding day takes an unexpected turn when she meets a handsome, misanthropic pilot (Matt Damon). Jack discovers which woman he is truly meant to be with. Jenna and Paul's relationship reaches an impasse. Kenneth goes to great lengths to avoid being transferred to Los Angeles.
#5 - Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics
The West Wing Season 1 - Episode 21
Bartlet gets closer to making the FEC campaign finance reform-friendly, but his opponents strike back by making Sam's former dalliance with the call girl public knowledge; CJ waits anxiously for the administration's approval rating.
#6 - Seven
Rescue Me Season 4 - Episode 7
A devastating fire has a profound effect on the crew; Tommy wrestles with his feelings about the baby; Alicia (Susan Sarandon) returns with a proposition for Franco; Troy breaks up with Sheila while Lou makes a tough decision about Theresa; and Sean apologizes to Mike about the fire he set that burned down Mike's mother's house.
#7 - Cooter
30 Rock Season 2 - Episode 15
In the second season finale, Jack moves on to a new job involving politics in Washington, but the position is not quite what he anticipated. Meanwhile, Liz suffers a pregnancy scare, Kenneth confronts rival page Donny when applying for a summer job, and Tracy works on his latest invention.
#8 - Kidney Now!
30 Rock Season 3 - Episode 22
The TGS staff rallies as Jack's father's (Alan Alda) health hangs in the balance. Liz enjoys newfound fame as a relationship expert. When Tracy's high school invites him to speak at graduation, Kenneth helps him overcome embarrassing memories.
#9 - Do-Over
30 Rock Season 3 - Episode 1
Liz tries to keep the TGS staff from ruining her chances at adoption when an evaluator (Megan Mullally) drops by the job. Jack is back at 30 Rock to reclaim his position from Devin Banks (Will Arnett), but quickly learns the task won't be easy when he is given a sizeable demotion.
#10 - Believe in the Stars
30 Rock Season 3 - Episode 2
On a flight back from Chicago, Liz spills her soul to Oprah Winfrey. Meanwhile, Tracy and Jenna butt heads as they try to determine whose life is harder and Jack's morality is tested by Kenneth after an Olympics snafu.
#11 - Hard Ball
30 Rock Season 1 - Episode 15
It's negotiation time, and Jack plans to teach Liz a thing or two about how to handle Josh's new contract. Jenna makes several big publicity mistakes.
#12 - And the Girlfriend Experience
2 Broke Girls Season 3 - Episode 7
After Han emails photos of a stripper’s face to his mother claiming she’s his girlfriend, he begs Max and Caroline to find her and convince her to play his girlfriend when his mother arrives from Korea.
#14 - And the New Boss
2 Broke Girls Season 2 - Episode 9
Max and Caroline decide to hire an intern to help take care of some of the menial tasks involved with the preparation for opening their new cupcake shop, but Max seems conflicted with her new managerial role as the boss
#15 - Double-Edged Sword
30 Rock Season 5 - Episode 14
Avery's going into labor during a getaway with Jack leaves them in peril of their child being Canadian. Meanwhile, Liz's trip with Carol can't get off the airport tarmac. Tracy realizes achieving EGOT status comes with a lot of responsibility.
#16 - Dealbreakers Talk Show #0001
30 Rock Season 4 - Episode 7
The pilot of her new talk show gives Liz the chance to be the centre of attention, while Jack feels pressure from Devin to make it a hit. Meanwhile, Tracy takes on the ultimate Hollywood challenge in order to prove his commitment to his wife, Angie (Sherri Shepherd).
#17 - And the First Day of School
2 Broke Girls Season 3 - Episode 10
Max attempts to make a good impression on her first day of pastry school, but finds the class clown to be extremely distracting – and intriguing. Meanwhile, Caroline dresses to impress Max’s handsome teacher, Nicolas.
#22 - Greenzo
30 Rock Season 2 - Episode 5
It's time for Kenneth's annual house party, but he may be the only one excited about it. The soiree has only been attended by Liz in the past, so in order to get a better turnout Tracy spreads rumors that ultimately get out of hand. Meanwhile, Jack deals with NBC's new environmentally-friendly mascot, whose new-found stardom goes to his head.
#23 - And the Kitty Kitty Spank Spank
2 Broke Girls Season 3 - Episode 3
When Max becomes smitten with an old stray cat that's been hanging around the apartment, Caroline tries to convince her they need to find it a better home. But just when they think they've found one, the cat's fate takes a turn.
#24 - And the Group Head
2 Broke Girls Season 3 - Episode 4
When Max and Caroline can’t figure out how to use the new cappuccino maker they bought for their cupcake business, they take temporary side jobs as baristas at a coffee house to learn the ropes.
#26 - 100 (2)
30 Rock Season 5 - Episode 21
With TGS facing imminent cancellation, Jack asks Hank Hooper to allow them to do their 100th episode as a final chance to prove they deserve a place on the air. Meanwhile, Jack questions a life decision of his and Jenna wonders if motherhood is for her.
#30 - College
30 Rock Season 5 - Episode 8
Jack worries that GE's microwave sales have improved too much without his help and tries to find glitches in their newest design. Meanwhile, Liz partakes in a crew lottery despite Jenna and Tracy's warning her not to do so. Elsewhere, the TGS writers discover that Jack is the voice of an online dictionary's pronunciation guide.
#31 - And the Big But
2 Broke Girls Season 3 - Episode 13
Max finds herself wanting to be more than just friends with her pastry school partner, Deke. Meanwhile, Caroline is "hot for teacher" - the married Chef Nicholas.
#32 - And the Dumpster Sex
2 Broke Girls Season 3 - Episode 14
When Deke takes Max to his place after a great first date, his "home" is nothing like she expected. Meanwhile, Caroline feels empowered - then scared for her life - after having a shady car towed from the front of their apartment building.
#36 - Seinfeld Vision
30 Rock Season 2 - Episode 1
As the cast and crew of TGS with Tracy Jordan returns for a new season, Liz is excited to see Jack again. However, her excitement quickly fades as Jack insists that Liz is still not over Floyd. Meanwhile, Jerry Seinfeld shows up at Jack's office in an upset mood after Jack announces his newest plan. Finally, Kenneth becomes Tracy's office wife when Tracy separates from his wife and Jenna returns to set a whole lot heavier now that she has been involved in Mystic Pizza: The Musical!.
#38 - Kimmy Is a Feminist!
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Season 3 - Episode 6
Kimmy goes to her first college party with her new friends. Jacqueline calls Titus for backup when Russ's brother puts the moves on her.
#40 - Zoonotic
Law & Order: Criminal Intent Season 2 - Episode 22
The investigation into the murder of a crooked cop leads to a preening veterinarian and his friend, an obsessive doctor whose ex-girlfriends who have all been infected with a rare disease.
#42 - And the Silent Partner
2 Broke Girls Season 2 - Episode 11
When Max sees Sophie depressed after being swindled by the contractor in charge of building her dream house, she offers to make her a silent partner in the cupcake business, but Caroline and Sophie have very different visions for the company.
#44 - Mamma Mia
30 Rock Season 3 - Episode 21
Liz and Tracy convince Jack to begin the search for his real father (Alan Alda) and Tracy discovers an illegitimate son. Meanwhile, Jenna and Liz fight for the spotlight when Jenna gets recognition for one of Liz's ideas.
#46 - Fire (1)
Homicide: Life On The Street Season 4 - Episode 1
Bolander and Felton are suspended for 22 weeks without pay for incidents related to activities at a police convention in Washington, DC. Howard plans to take the sergeant's exam. Pembleton and Bayliss are assigned to investigate the death of a body found at an arson. At the scene they meet an arson detective that clashes with Frank's working style. Frank hesitates chasing a suspect, and later we learn that his wife is pregnant. Munch also decides to take the exam, and when the wagering begins on who is going to pass, everyone favors Howard. While the detectives are debating whether the fire was set to cover the murder, another fire is started.
#47 - And the 'It' Hole
2 Broke Girls Season 3 - Episode 8
When Caroline’s date is a no-show after promising to take her to one of the city’s hippest new restaurants, she and Max decide to take advantage of the hard-to-get reservation.
#48 - Sandwich Day
30 Rock Season 2 - Episode 14
Floyd stays at Liz's place overnight when his flight is canceled. Meanwhile, Jack is demoted to the 12th floor, causing him to question his future status at the company. Finally, the staff celebrates Annual Sandwich Day with mysterious sandwiches from a secret location in Brooklyn.
#49 - Stone Mountain
30 Rock Season 4 - Episode 3
Liz and Jack engage in a clash of world views as they search for talent in Kenneth's Georgia hometown. Tracy is haunted by the celebrity "rule of threes" and fears that his death is imminent. An increasingly desperate Jenna tries to cozy up to the writers.
#51 - Lee Marvin vs. Derek Jeter
30 Rock Season 4 - Episode 17
Jack's birthday brings additional pressure on him to choose between Avery and Nancy. Liz forces herself to attend as many singles events as she can. Back in the writers' room, Toofer is troubled by the circumstances behind his hiring.
#52 - Season 4
30 Rock Season 4 - Episode 1
When Jack orders them to find a new cast member, Liz and Pete are forced to fake an affair to keep their talent search a secret. Meanwhile, a dispute over timecards prompts Kenneth to lead a page strike. Jenna "goes country," and Tracy tries to reconnect with the common man.
#54 - Jackie Jormp-Jomp
30 Rock Season 3 - Episode 18
Suspended from work, Liz must learn to live without TGS. Meanwhile, when the film studio has second thoughts about releasing Jenna's Janis Joplin biopic, Jack needs Jenna to create some promotional buzz using her celebrity status.
#55 - Verna
30 Rock Season 4 - Episode 12
Jack coaches Jenna when her estranged mother, Verna (Jan Hooks), drops by unannounced. Liz and Frank make a pact to kick their respective bad habits. Kenneth intrudes on Pete's quiet time.
#56 - Goodbye, Stuckeyville
Ed Season 4 - Episode 7
Afraid that their relationship won't survive if they live apart, Ed decides to join Carol in New York and puts Stuckeybowl up for sale; feeling that he's losing his best friend, Mike tries unsuccessfully to make a new one; after Ed's client wins an arbitration that prevents his long-time friend from dissolving their partnership, Ed urges him to think both inside and outside the box to discover a solution that works for both of them; Molly comes to crossroads in her relationships, and realizes that neither Sean nor Ted is the right man for her; even though Ed guarantees that they will not lose their jobs, the crew at Stuckeybowl pulls some pathetic stunts to sabotage the sale until Ed decides to make them Stuckeybowl's new owners; Warren sees Carol off in high style; at their going-away party, Carol realizes that she shouldn't tear Ed away from Stuckeyville, so they agree that she'll go to New York and Ed will rack up frequent flyer miles visiting her.
#57 - 100 (1)
30 Rock Season 5 - Episode 20
With TGS facing imminent cancellation, Jack asks Hank Hooper to allow them to do their 100th episode as a final chance to prove they deserve a place on the air. Amidst the chaos of show preparation, Jack starts doubting a key decision in his life, and Jenna contemplates motherhood.
#58 - And the Life After Death
2 Broke Girls Season 3 - Episode 11
Caroline attends her former nanny’s funeral, thinking the family will be honored to have her, but quickly finds out they have no idea who she is.
#59 - April is the Cruelest Month
Sports Night Season 2 - Episode 19
The network deals a financial blow to "Sports Night" that has Isaac and Dana reeling - the show's Olympic coverage is going to be cut to the quick and Natalie's job may be cut entirely! Depressed about his disgraceful on-air behavior toward Casey, Dan decides to hold a Passover Seder, which Jeremy turns into a theatrical event that has a healing effect on everyone.
#63 - The Source Awards
30 Rock Season 1 - Episode 16
It's lights, camera, aggravation when Liz finds herself locked in a relationship with Tracy's determined new manager and Jack forces Tracy to host The Source Awards (special guests L.L. Cool J and Wayne Brady).
#64 - And a Loan for Christmas
2 Broke Girls Season 4 - Episode 7
Max and Caroline get a bank loan so they can mass-produce their cupcake T-shirts to sell at high-end boutiques. Also, the diner gang poses in Chestnut’s barn as part of a holiday decorating contest Sophie entered.
#65 - Strategic Planning
Royal Pains Season 1 - Episode 3
Hank and Divya are called to the home of a wealthy U.S. senator, whose pushy wife Lilly Everett asks them to perform a discreet "executive physical" on their teenage son Kendrick, who will be Notre Dame's starting quarterback in the fall.
#67 - The Beginning of the End
30 Rock Season 7 - Episode 1
The "TGS" gang returning from hiatus, only to be shocked by Jack's awful fall programming lineup. Meanwhile, bridezilla Jenna taps Liz to be her maid of honor, and Tracy is invited to a dinner party by Kenneth and Hazel.
#68 - The Collection
30 Rock Season 2 - Episode 3
Jack hires his own private investigator to lead GE in the wrong direction so that they will not be able to find any dirt on him that might put him in a compromising position. However, when he is asked to give up his cookie jar collection, Jack finds the task too much of a challenge. Meanwhile, Angie announces that she will follow Tracy at all times to keep him in line, which Liz believes to be good until she covers for Tracy and gets on Angie's bad side. Finally, Jenna starts to worry once she starts to lose all the weight she gained over the summer and her popularity begins to hang on the line.
#70 - Aunt Phatso vs. Jack Donaghy
30 Rock Season 7 - Episode 6
Tracy and Jack engage in a battle of wits after Tracy depicts Jack as a villain in his latest project. On Jack's advice, Liz puts her own needs ahead of those of "TGS." Meanwhile, Jenna tries to shield Kenneth from Hazel's manipulation but her own selfishness gets in the way.
#75 - Christmas Special
30 Rock Season 3 - Episode 6
Liz participates in a charity program to help underprivileged kids celebrate Christmas. Meanwhile, Jack takes his frustration out on the TGS staff when his plans for a dream holiday vacation away from his overbearing mother are crushed.
#79 - Bells And A Siren
Sports Night Season 2 - Episode 20
Upset when Natalie gets a job interview with Saturday Night Live, Dana encourages everyone to undermine her confidence. Dan's publicist wants him on the PR fast track - starting with an appearance in New Jersey! Casey and Jeremy roll up their sleeves and try to get to the bottom of CSC's financial woes. Isaac stresses over his stroke's effect on his grandson.
#80 - And the Tease Time
2 Broke Girls Season 6 - Episode 16
As Caroline prepares for her third date with Bobby, she decides to spice things up by taking a burlesque class accompanied by a reluctant Max, who decides to give up sex in the wake of her breakup with Randy. Also, Max decides to take up a new hobby and goes golfing with Han.
#81 - And the Loophole
2 Broke Girls Season 5 - Episode 18
When the girls decide to look for a larger space for their dessert bar, Han sets them up with Evie, a real estate agent who has a crush on him. Also, Max is on the fence when Randy surprises her at the diner hoping to patch up their relationship, so she tells Caroline to decide for her.
#82 - Can I Get a Witness?
Law & Order Season 14 - Episode 16
McCoy faces an uphill battle in proving that witnesses to the murder of a drug mule were bribed, intimidated, and eventually murdered on the orders of the drug dealer accused of the crime.
#83 - Tomorrow
Law & Order: Criminal Intent Season 2 - Episode 7
The detectives investigate a triple murder, including the son and daughter of a wealthy businessman, that occurred in his apartment. After investigating the childrens' stepmother (his second wife), they turn to a pair of nannies, one of whom works for the family. However, the detectives must reach back to the nannies' history as children, and a television soap opera, in order to better understand the motives for the crime.
#84 - Blink
Law & Order: Criminal Intent Season 2 - Episode 20
The detectives investigate a murder of a math student who worked in a poker club as a card-counter. There case brings the detectives to a group of computer nerds, but later they discover a computer gambling system which has tougher suspects. The detectives discovers that even there own workstations are hit by the ringleader of the group, who had bigger plans for his horseracing and other scams.
#87 - No Man Is an Island
Royal Pains Season 1 - Episode 5
Hank and Evan take on a job looking after a wealthy family who live on a private island which is technology-free. Despite Hank's better judgment, a woman plans on having her baby right there on the island. Meanwhile, Evan finds himself clashing with a teenage family member. Back at home, Jill struggles with hospital politics.
#88 - And the Jessica Shmessica
2 Broke Girls Season 6 - Episode 17
When Bobby invites Caroline to a party to meet his family, she is eager to make a good impression but isn’t prepared for the torch that his mother and sisters still carry for Bobby’s ex-girlfriend. Also, Caroline’s nerves are even more frayed when the diner gang decides to tag along.
#89 - And the Pity Party Bus
2 Broke Girls Season 5 - Episode 16
The girls’ Hollywood adventure continues as Caroline signs away the rights to her life story so it can be turned a movie. Also, Max is heartbroken when Randy breaks up with her via his therapist, Elliot, and Caroline rents a party bus in an attempt to cheer her up.
#90 - Bunk Bed
The Mindy Project Season 1 - Episode 11
Mindy's goddaughter, Riley, demands that Mindy get a bunk bed for their sleepover. But Mindy's plan veers off-track when Morgan and Danny help to build the bed, and it collapses, injuring Gwen in the process. Meanwhile, Shauna and Betsy find some surprising items when they snoop through the office in an attempt to find out who's stealing the People magazines.
#91 - And the Sophie Doll
2 Broke Girls Season 6 - Episode 7
When the girls take a bartending class in order to add cocktails to their dessert bar menu, Caroline must think quickly when she has to take the class exam solo after Max gets chicken pox from Han. Also, Sophie creates a creepy lookalike video monitor doll to keep tabs on baby Barbara.
#93 - And the Duck Stamp
2 Broke Girls Season 6 - Episode 8
Max and Caroline’s dessert bar business booms when they hire Clint, a popular bartender, but the girls need to intervene when Han becomes addicted to the mixologist’s potent cocoa powder in his signature cacao drink. Also, Han enters a duck stamp-drawing contest, and glamour eludes Sophie as she adjusts to being a mom.
#97 - And the Crime Ring
2 Broke Girls Season 4 - Episode 11
Max and Caroline are arrested for breaking into a cute guy’s apartment to recover the rings Caroline left behind after she spent the night.
#98 - And the Fun Factory
2 Broke Girls Season 4 - Episode 8
Max and Caroline select a factory to produce their cupcake T-shirts, but become suspicious of the work conditions there due to their overly-enthusiastic employees.
#99 - Kimmy Can't Help You!
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Season 3 - Episode 3
A surprise visitor delivers divorce papers to Kimmy. Jacqueline comes up with a plan to get Russ’s dad to rename the Redskins.
#100 - Wrecking Ball
George Lopez Season 3 - Episode 26
Still furious about her break-up with Randy, Benny takes a golf club to the hood of her boss' car. So when the Powers Aviation factory is vandalized, Benny gets the blame for this too - but it's a crime she didn't commit.
#101 - And the Turtle Sense
2 Broke Girls Season 6 - Episode 15
Caroline is excited to go out on her first date with Bobby, but has nervous jitters when she realizes Max will be in charge of the dessert bar solo for the first time. Also, Sophie and Oleg decide to mix things up and try going out on a date instead of staying in.
#103 - Cry Wolf
Law & Order Season 15 - Episode 8
The detectives are skeptical when a former street activist turned shock jock with a history of staging phony muggings to gain publicity for his causes appears to be the subject of an attempt on his life after publicly assailing a mobster, but they begin to believe his story after they discover that the married jock was involved with the mobster's mistress.
#104 - White Lie
Law & Order Season 11 - Episode 18
An ARMY MAJOR FACES SURPRISING BATTLE IN WAR ON DRUGS- When a couple is found dead in their apartment, Detectives Briscoe and Green follow the trail of drugs and money, which leads to Caryn Wyman (guest star Charlotte D'Amboise), the wife of a U.S. Army Major (guest star Michael Gaston) responsible for the country's anti-drug efforts in Colombia. Despite the evidence linking Caryn to the drugs, she is fearful of cooperating with the police--until A.D.A. McCoy convinces her and her husband that she has no choice but to risk her life to catch the killer.
#105 - Who Let the Dogs Out?
Law & Order Season 12 - Episode 1
The investigation into the death of a jogger mauled by a vicious dog leads to an Attica inmate, his attorneys, and an underground dog-fighting ring.
#106 - And the Knock-Off Knockout
2 Broke Girls Season 4 - Episode 12
Max and Caroline get into a legal battle with two prep school teens who knocked off their cupcake T-shirts and are selling them.
#109 - Chapter Nine: Help!
Lipstick Jungle Season 2 - Episode 2
Carlos Ponce Nico tries to adjust to her new life as a widow, but the appearance of Megan – her husband’s former student and secret lover -- only makes the road rockier. Victory, on the other hand, begins renovations on her new store and meets a handsome contractor named Rodrigo, who piques her interest. Wendy is caught in a predicament when she learns her latest film is in jeopardy after its star, who is also her friend, trusts her with a secret. She wonders: should she protect her film and studio or stand by her friend who needs her support?
#111 - Josh's Girlfriend Is Really Cool!
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Season 1 - Episode 2
When Rebecca learns that Josh has a gorgeous yoga instructor girlfriend named Valencia, she is determined to learn everything about her. Rebecca attempts to learn yoga, tries to get into the local nightclub Josh and Valencia go to, and finds herself becoming a little too obsessed with Valencia.
#112 - Progeny
Law & Order Season 5 - Episode 12
The investigation into the killing of an abortion clinic doctor leads to an activist group led by a former priest.
#114 - The Corporate Veil
Law & Order Season 3 - Episode 4
A teenager's fatal heart attack is traced to fraud and greed on the part of the manufacturer of his pacemaker and their supplier.
#116 - Blue Bamboo
Law & Order Season 5 - Episode 3
The killing of a Japanese nightclub owner who was visiting New York leads to the arrest of a singer who once worked for the deceased, and whose lawyer uses the "battered-woman syndrome" as a defense.
#117 - Pilot
Bad Teacher Season 1 - Episode 1
Former trophy wife Meredith Davis seeks a return to a life of leisure and luxury by posing as a teacher at an upscale elementary school to meet the students' rich, single fathers and land one to marry. However, her plan hits a major snag and she faces exposure when her unconventional and mostly unsuitable teaching methods raise the suspicions of a fellow faculty member.
#118 - Miss Stuckeyville
Ed Season 3 - Episode 2
Ed is shocked when Carol announces her engagement to Dennis; Mark agrees to go on a diet if Diane enters the Miss Stuckeybowl pageant; Diane's participation in the pageant pits Carol against Ed; Phil and Eli continue to clash.