The Best Episodes Directed by Ed Fraiman
#1 - Return of the Hunter
The Bill Season 17 - Episode 25
Sgt. Cryer and PC Hayward attend an incident at a local school where an angry divorcee, Chris Finnessey, is demanding to see his son. When the boy's teacher warns the police of Finnessey's violent reputation and a possible restraining order against him, he grabs a Stanley knife and takes the teacher and Sgt. Cryer hostage. Faced with an armed suspect and two hostages, Supt. Chandler calls in SO19, although the only Trojan unit available is that of the newly-qualified PC Smith and PC Stanley. When Finnessey and his son leave the school building, Chandler gives authorisation to fire. Smith shoots first but to his horror, accidentally hits Cryer. Stanley takes down Finnessey. Cryer survives the shooting, but his career in the police is over.
#2 - Behind Enemy Lines
The Bill Season 16 - Episode 77
Spears, out on a crime prevention sweep, visits a local building society, but during the meeting, armed robbers turn up and storm the building. Smithy tries to stop the robbers as they make their escape but he is taken hostage. As SO19 units surround the building, Conway and Chandler arrive to negotiate with the two robbers, Dwight and Rollo. A tense stand-off ensues, and Smith realises the men are ex-soldiers, and that they had help from one of the bank employees. Rollo shoots Dwight during an argument, and Chandler orders SO19 to storm the building despite Conway's objections. Spears is taken hostage, but Rollo turns the gun on himself when he realises there is no way out of the situation.
#3 - Appropriate Action
The Bill Season 17 - Episode 1
A teenage boy is found badly beaten, and a young girl, Lisa, from the same school is missing. DC Webb shows little interest in the case, so Sgt Cryer investigates the girl's disappearance himself. A local 'photographer', Andrew Morton, is the main suspect, as he has an obsession with Lisa and her friends, and he is arrested when PC Harker spots him acting suspiciously by the canal. When Lisa turns out to have been hiding out at a friend's house the whole time, Cryer must rush to prevent Lisa's father from taking the law into his own hands by killing the innocent Morton.
#4 - Hitting Home
The Bill Season 17 - Episode 30
The relief have organised a farewell party for Bob Cryer, but it sounds like he's not too keen to go, so Ch. Insp. Conway pays him a visit. The police inquiry clears PC Smith of charges relating to Cryer's shooting, although his probation period is extended. PC Worrell and PC Clarke attend a reported break-in at the house of a hippy couple, who claim a valuable necklace was stolen, and the intruder turns out to be a plumber who still has the key. PC Klein and PC Hayward are called when a strange young woman accuses her neighbour of torturing her elderly mother. When the old woman disappears, it appears she was taken by her son who is wanted for parole violation in Manchester. Cryer turns up for his leaving do at the Bell & Badger, and is in high spirits, though he is angered by Supt. Chandler's speech. Cryer also announces he has brought along a special guest: Dale Smith - he insists he has no hard feelings against Smithy, and that the others should forgive him as well.
#7 - Human Trials
The 100 Season 2 - Episode 5
Kane leads a mission to make peace with the Grounders. Meanwhile, Jasper agrees to participate in a risky experiment, Lincoln enters a world of pain and President Dante Wallace issues a warning. Finally, Finn’s search for Clarke takes a violent turn.
#9 - Treading Water
Impulse Season 1 - Episode 3
Rattled by her newfound power, Henry tests her ability with the help of Thomas's daughter, Jenna Hope, and fellow outsider, Townes Linderman.
#10 - Myanmar
The Philanthropist Season 1 - Episode 2
Teddy visits Myanmar to ask for guidance from a local leader after his company is accused of forced labor.
#12 - Episode 1
Secret State Season 1 - Episode 1
Deputy Prime Minister Tom Dawkins vows to take on the American petrochemical company Petrofex after a devastating accident on British soil. Following the suspicious death of the Prime Minister in a plane crash, Dawkins' understated political ambitions are tested as heavyweights Ros Yelland and Felix Durrell vie for the top job, but neither appears to have justice for the victims at the forefront of their campaign.
#13 - Lancelot
Merlin Season 1 - Episode 5
Merlin is saved from a terrifying winged beast by a heroic stranger- a young man named Lancelot, who dreams of becoming a Knight of Camelot. In order to thank him, Merlin provides falsified records of Lancelot's noble birth and Lancelot is accepted. However, with the winged beast- discovered to be a Griffin- still on the loose, Merlin's decision could have far-reaching consequences not just for Lancelot but for Camelot...
#14 - The Poisoned Chalice
Merlin Season 1 - Episode 4
With her sights set firmly on Merlin, Nimueh tricks him into drinking from a poisoned chalice, and he falls dangerously ill. Arthur ventures forth deep into the forest of Balor to find the antidote, but little does he know that he's walking into a trap.
#18 - Secret Asian Man
Royal Pains Season 7 - Episode 6
Keller asks Hank for help with an embarrassing medical problem; Divya treats a group of Civil War reenactors who are suffering from an age-old disease; and Evan fears he may be in over his head when he's roped into a secret project with Boris.