The Best Episodes Directed by Eric Appel
#3 - Halloween II
Brooklyn Nine-Nine Season 2 - Episode 4
The Peralta / Holt annual Halloween bet continues when Jake challenges the Captain that he can steal his watch before midnight. Meanwhile, Gina is upset that her dance team, Floorgasm, kicks her off the squad and Terry confronts her about her bad attitude.
#6 - The Big House (2)
Brooklyn Nine-Nine Season 5 - Episode 2
When the warden asks Jake to investigate Romero's drug smuggling operation, Jake and Caleb find themselves caught between the loyalty Jake has sworn to both of them. Meanwhile, Amy is offered a deal by a local mobster who claims he can prove that Hawkins is guilty, but Holt and the rest of the gang think they have a safer plan.
#8 - I Woke Up Like This
Selfie Season 1 - Episode 13
Eliza gets a confidence boost when she learns that her new female role model/former middle school bully used Eliza's life as an inspiration for her success. Henry is determined to rid himself of his childhood poser status by finally teaching himself how to ride a skateboard.
#9 - Happy Bert Day
Trophy Wife Season 1 - Episode 15
When Bert successfully reads a hundred books, Pete and Kate have to throw him the birthday party of his dreams - complete with a fire eater on stilts, professional dancers and a special visitor. Kate uses the party planning as an excuse to get in with the soccer moms that shun her at all the games, and Diane refuses to admit fault while doing some creative driving with Pete. Meanwhile, Warren starts a bromance with the guy Hillary has her eye on.
#10 - The Swedes
Brooklyn Nine-Nine Season 3 - Episode 9
In an attempt to solve an international case, Jake and Rosa are forced to work with a pair of Swedish cops and things get very competitive, very quickly. Meanwhile, Amy and Terry offer to help Gina prepare for a big test and Holt enlists Charles to sub in as his squash partner for an annual tournament.
#12 - Grinder V Grinder
The Grinder Season 1 - Episode 13
Timothy Olyphant is back in Boise and the rivalry between Dean and him continues when Stewart invites Olyphant to spend more time around Sanderson & Yao. After getting into an argument about who is closer to being a real lawyer, the two "Grinders" decide to go head-to-head in a mock trial.
#13 - Bros Before Bros
Happy Endings Season 3 - Episode 17
With the wedding coming up, Penny decides to reach out to her estranged dad Roy. The reunion is sufficiently awkward but Alex encourages Penny to be optimistic, while Jane is more skeptical. Meanwhile, Dave enlists Brad and Max's help in sabotaging "The Brazilian" food truck, a.k.a. Dave's #1 nemesis, but Max accidentally falls for the enemy's son and has to choose between his best friend or boyfriend.
#16 - Never Block Cookies
Selfie Season 1 - Episode 6
Eliza observes Henry’s constant bad mood and lack of skills with women and becomes determined to get him some action, whether he wants it or not.
#17 - Episode 42
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Season 2 - Episode 18
Online harassment is a major problem, but it’s rarely prosecuted. If only we’d been warned about this in the early days of the internet.
#22 - Nix the Fat Week
Bad Teacher Season 1 - Episode 8
During the school's annual health week, Meredith sets her sights on a five-star vegan chef and enlists Irene's help to keep his interest when she realizes he's environmentally friendly. Meanwhile, Ginny coaches Principal Carl for the Faculty 50-Yard Dash.
#23 - Captain Peralta
Brooklyn Nine-Nine Season 2 - Episode 18
Jake's mainly absentee father, Roger, comes to town to spend some time with his son. Jake can't wait to see him, but Charles is skeptical of Roger's intentions. Meanwhile, Holt tasks Amy, Terry, Gina and Rosa with an impossible brain teaser in exchange for Beyoncé tickets.
#24 - Stay in or Bail Out
Back in the Game Season 1 - Episode 2
Terry looks for a job so she can move out of her father's house. Meanwhile, the Cannon tries to cure the Angles of their fear of getting hit by a pitched ball by taking them to a prison for some unconventional instruction from the warden; and a bedroom and bathroom in the Cannon's house go mysteriously unused.
#25 - Models
New Girl Season 2 - Episode 5
After spending a wild night out with Cece and her model friends, Jess jumps in the driver's seat when she must fill in for Cece at a car show. Meanwhile, the guys question what defines male friendship after Schmidt buys Nick a cookie.
#29 - The Date
Trophy Wife Season 1 - Episode 7
When Kate and Pete host a party, Jackie crashes and hooks up with Pete’s co-worker Sad Steve, much to Pete’s discomfort. However, when Sad Steve decides to pursue a relationship with Jackie, both Kate and Pete jump on the bandwagon to give young love a boost. Meanwhile, Hillary helps Warren and Bert put together a Gum Show live stream, and Diane faces off with Meg after she posts an unflattering picture of her on Instagram.
#32 - About a Kiss
About a Boy Season 1 - Episode 9
Andy and Laurie host a game night and Will invites Sam, but things don't go exactly as planned when she arrives. When his friend TJ asks Fiona to join him for the festivities, Will goes to great lengths to discourage any sparks from flying. Meanwhile, Marcus is uneasy when he discovers the mother of an older mean girl at school will be babysitting him.
#33 - Boyz II Menorah
Happy Endings Season 3 - Episode 3
Max has become a hit on the Bar Mitzvah circuit as an energetic emcee and allows Brad to partner up with him, but not everything turns out kosher. Meanwhile Dave and Alex make an effort not to take their relationship for granted.
#35 - Jury Duty
The Office (US) Season 8 - Episode 13
Jim returns from jury duty, only to have to deal with Dwight's pesky questions about the details of the case. Elsewhere, Angela and her senator beau welcome their baby.
#38 - E is for Ectoplasm
A to Z Season 1 - Episode 5
Andrew and Zelda break with their respective traditions and decide to throw a joint Halloween party, much to the dismay of Stu and Stephie, who feel like they are losing their best friends. Meanwhile, with Big Bird looking for a solid promotional opportunity to boost the profile of the company, Henry takes it upon himself to enlist the help of Ray Parker Jr. to attend their annual Wallflower Halloween party.
#39 - What About Fred
New Girl Season 5 - Episode 2
Jumping back into the dating pool, Jess finds herself dating a dud, but falls in love with his perfect parents. Meanwhile, Nick and Schmidt have very different ideas about how to run the bar.
#41 - The Touchables
Making History (2017) Season 1 - Episode 5
In need of some quick cash for Deb to purchase an ice cream parlor, the trio decides to make some money rather than save the world. But after Chris devises a strategy to cash in on the fixed 1919 Chicago World Series baseball game, their get-rich-quick scheme is derailed when they run into the infamous mobster Al Capone.
#43 - The Birthday Party That Was Neither
NTSF:SD:SUV:: Season 1 - Episode 2
Each member of NTSF gets a mysterious call from a person who claims they have secret information about them. Unbeknownst to the other members, they each must bring a million dollars to a warehouse, leaving Kove alone at NTSF HQ. When the caller is finally revealed, the team gets a blast from the past.