The Best Episodes Directed by Eriq La Salle
#4 - The Forgotten
Chicago P.D. Season 6 - Episode 16
Voight and the Intelligence Unit focus all their effort and resources into investigating the disappearance of an exotic dancer who served as a long-time criminal informant for their team and uncovers the details surrounding a prolific serial killer.
#5 - Infection (3)
Chicago P.D. Season 7 - Episode 4
After zeroing in on a suspect responsible for bioterrorism, the P.D. prepares to undertake its biggest manhunt yet; Upton is torn between helping track down the perp and providing emotional support to a scared young girl who needs her. (Infection (1) Chicago Fire S08E04) (Infection (2) Chicago Med S05E04)
#6 - Doubt
Chicago P.D. Season 7 - Episode 1
When Kelton is found murdered, Voight's grudge against the mayor-elect puts him under suspicion. Upton and Halstead are eager to prove their sergeant's innocence, but the more evidence they gather, the closer they come to doing the opposite.
#7 - I'm the Good Twin
Ringer Season 1 - Episode 22
As the vow renewal nears, Bridget realizes she first needs to tell Andrew the truth about who she really is. Meanwhile, just as Bodaway Macawi starts to close in on Bridget, Agent Machado is forced off the case and Henry decides whether he should tell Bridget the truth about Siobhan.
#8 - White Butterflies
Chicago Med Season 2 - Episode 22
Dr. Rhodes challenges Dr. Charles and other hospital staff over the proper treatment for Robin. Dr. Manning seeks help from Det. Halstead when a sensitive case involving a young girl turns into a crime. Dr. Choi and April work together on a conflicting case. Meanwhile, Goodwin helps a friend in distress and, after eagerly awaiting, the doctors are surprised to learn who the new med resident is when match day finally arrives.
#10 - Best Laid Plans
Crisis Season 1 - Episode 11
Finley is forced to go inside the mansion as part of a hostage exchange. In an effort to trick the world into believing he is innocent, Gibson takes extreme measures and sets his sight on a new target for his next parent mission. With Meg’s help, Gibson enacts a piece of his plan that will bring out the truth about the soldier program.
#14 - An Inferior Product (2)
Law & Order: Organized Crime Season 1 - Episode 5
Stabler faces the consequences of a failed drug bust. Bell is forced to choose between the job and her family. Gina gets an unexpected visitor. The crossover starts on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit S22E13 Trick-Rolled at the Moulin (I).
#15 - Storm Watch
The Night Shift Season 1 - Episode 5
An epic storm hits San Antonio and the emergency room is awash in patients and must use their battlefield skills to deal with massive power outages. TC and Dr. Scott Clemmens race to the scene of a mudslide disaster to treat a gravely injured mother and her son. Paul rises to the challenge of caring for the boy, whose condition takes an unexpected turn for the worse. Scott considers an offer from Ragosa to join the hospital staff as head trauma surgeon. Jordan isn’t sure that’s going to work out with the tensions between TC and Scott. Landry is caught by surprise when a family member shows up at the hospital looking for money to cover his debts. She finds some needed moral support from Ragosa. Meanwhile, Topher must head out into the storm to help his wife who is stranded and going into labor with twins.
#17 - Alternative Medicine
Chicago Med Season 2 - Episode 6
Dr. Manning tends to a young cancer patient and struggles to inform the parents of her dire condition. Elsewhere, Dr. Reese gets contacted by Danny, the troubled young man, and turns to Dr. Charles and Det. Lindsay for help in resolving a difficult situation. Goodwin and Maggie do their best to clear the logjam in the hospital and Dr. Rhodes fine-tunes his instincts after both Dr. Latham and Dr. Halstead pick up on things he doesn’t. Meanwhile, a teenage science geek and her friends impress Dr. Choi and Natalie with their bio-engineering lab.
#18 - Captive
Chicago P.D. Season 5 - Episode 12
When Atwater disappears at the house of a convicted felon, the evidence doesn't look promising - with his belongings and his blood left behind. Intelligence rallies to rescue him before it's too late. And Atwater struggles for survival faced with not only his captor but also a difficult connection to his past.
#20 - Familia
Chicago P.D. Season 7 - Episode 3
After a botched carjacking turns out to be something much bigger, Voight’s unit goes toe-to-toe with a smart drug kingpin who only works with women. New recruit Vanessa Rojas struggles with the transition from undercover to Intelligence.
#21 - Oh Gawd, There's Two of Them?
Ringer Season 1 - Episode 7
Still posing as Siobhan, Bridget is forced to reveal she has a twin to Andrew and Henry when Agent Machado starts closing in. Henry becomes a suspect in the whereabouts of his wife, Gemma and Juliet starts partying to dangerous extremes. Meanwhile, Malcolm escapes and is on the run from his kidnappers.
#22 - Tender Age
Chicago P.D. Season 8 - Episode 3
Ruzek and Burgess discover a child walking alone in the middle of the street, and when they take her home, they discover that her entire family has been murdered. Upton is approached with a job offer from the FBI.
#23 - Fighting Ghosts
Chicago P.D. Season 8 - Episode 1
The team responds to the shooting of a 5-year-old girl and must work the case while facing new obstacles that come from the heightened attention on police reform. Atwater is targeted by a group of officers who want to hurt him for standing against the blue wall. Voight questions whether he's cut out for a new form of policing as he manages oversight from the CPD's deputy superintendent.
#24 - Reform
Chicago P.D. Season 5 - Episode 1
The district is in a state of change - Lindsay has moved to New York- and the CPD is under scrutiny about the corrupt nature of its institution. Under the watchful eye of the city, the team attempts to bust a gun deal that quickly turns dicey when innocent civilians and children get involved. Tension erupts when Chief Lugo brings in Denny Woods to review the shootout, and Halstead becomes a key player in the outcome of the case.
#25 - Burned
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Season 8 - Episode 11
Stabler and Benson find themselves on opposite sides when Valerie Sennet accuses her estranged husband, Miles Sennet, of breaking into her home and raping her. Because Miles has no history of violence and Valerie refuses to allow detectives to use her daughter Tessa as a witness, he is soon released, and Stabler and Benson continue to clash as Benson remains convinced that Miles raped Valerie and is a danger, and Stabler believes it may be a case of a wife crying foul to punish her soon-to-be ex-husband.
#26 - A War Zone
Chicago P.D. Season 4 - Episode 5
Intelligence is tasked with tracking down the dealers of fentanyl - a drug that has been linked to multiple overdoses around the city. As they investigate possible sources, the team uncovers a series of dealers in a college smuggling ring. Meanwhile, Tay and Burgess come across a bloodied child who exposes a dark and twisted secret about his home life with his parents. Additionally, Mouse causes tension as he looks to reenlist in the army, and Platt tells Tay that she has been reassigned to her original post.
#27 - Legacy
CSI: Cyber Season 2 - Episode 18
The fate of the U.S. government is at stake as Avery and the Cyber team search for the hacker responsible for the largest breach of highly classified data in history after millions of federal employee files are stolen. Also, Avery and her ex-husband have a heart-to-heart and D. B. considers a future with Greer,
#28 - Darkest Before Dawn
The Night Shift Season 2 - Episode 14
TC and Topher return from Afghanistan to find Jordan's life on the line and San Antonio under fire as two deadly snipers terrorize the city. TC and Scott unite to care for a comatose Jordan and her unborn baby. Drew and Gwen are caught in a fire fight when a SWAT Team corners the two snipers. Meanwhile Dr. Joey Chavez scrubs back in for the night, and he calls into question his future with Krista. Ragosa helps Paul make a difficult decision about his future.
#29 - Home
Chicago P.D. Season 5 - Episode 5
When Intelligence busts a meth lab run by gang leader Marshall Carter, they uncover a re-homing scam in which children adopted from foreign countries are abandoned, then sold online. Meanwhile, Atwater struggles with the difficult decision about whether to move his siblings Jordan and Vinessa to a safer environment outside of Chicago.
#31 - Burden of Truth (2)
Chicago P.D. Season 7 - Episode 15
Intelligence searches for the dealer who caused multiple overdoses and is connected to Roman's missing sister; the case becomes a homicide investigation when they find the dealer's dead body. (Off the Grid (1) Chicago Fire S08E15)
#32 - Profiles (1)
Chicago P.D. Season 5 - Episode 16
A string of bombings is targeting members of the media; the team enlists firehouse 51 to help examine the devices and prevent the next attack. (Hiding Not Seeking (2) Chicago Fire S06E13)
#33 - Fueling Fires
APB Season 1 - Episode 8
After another fire hits one of the gang-run buildings, Murphy and Gideon find out that the cause is much worse than an act of gang retaliation. Meanwhile, Goss is unsure about Brandt's old service buddy, after he's accused of assaulting a customer at the bar where he's a bouncer. Goss seeks the truth and Gideon is faced with an important decision.
#34 - Protect and Serve
Chicago P.D. Season 8 - Episode 8
Ruzek and Atwater are tasked with making an arrest after a high-profile shooting. The situation becomes complicated when it's clear someone doesn't want them to make it back to the station.
#35 - Eyes Look Your Last
The Night Shift Season 2 - Episode 3
The night shift crew is put to the test when a teenage couple and a young mom land in the emergency room after a serious car crash. Topher, TC, Jordan and Scott tend to the youngsters, who were returning from their secret wedding. As the girl’s condition worsens, TC tries in vein to calm her distraught father. Jordan and Gwen tend to the other victim, a young pregnant woman whose fiancé is deployed in Afghanistan. The team hastily arranges a proxy wedding so that she can be married before delivering the baby through an emergency caesarian section. Meanwhile, Paul tends to a wealthy, eccentric hospital benefactor who teaches him it’s ok to follow his heart.
#36 - Moving On
The Night Shift Season 2 - Episode 12
TC introduces the night shift team to his MMA group therapy leader Colonel Elwood "Smalls" Green (guest star, country music legend Trace Adkins), who surprises the group with special greeting from the White House. Jordan and Paul help a nine-year-old boy with a serious fever. When his high-strung mother begins to exhibit signs of distress as well, the team realizes there is more to the family dynamic than meets the eye. Topher is faced with a big decision about making an emergency trip overseas to help an old mentor. TC grapples with whether to accompany him on the journey. Meanwhile, Ragosa, Drew and Krista compete for the strangest cases of the night as the full moon brings out the worst in people.
#37 - In Case of Co-Dependents
A Gifted Man Season 1 - Episode 14
When a spoiled pop star comes to Holt Neuro experiencing unusual symptoms, and a young girl at the Clinica exhibits similar symptoms on the same day, it forces both teams of doctors to try and piece together their common link.
#38 - Dead Meat
Chicago Justice Season 1 - Episode 6
30 miles outside of Chicago, the cancer riddled body of Chicago PD Officer Tim Cody is found dead in a bathtub. An apparent suicide. But when Antonio and Nagel arrive on scene they quickly determine his death was murder. The trail leads to an old nemesis of Stone and he has to make new law to put him away.
#39 - Recovery
The Night Shift Season 2 - Episode 1
Topher takes over as chief of the night shift. TC is temporarily suspended. Jordan is scrutinized for her mishandling of the man who shot a recovered Topher. A father is trapped under an elevator. Ragosa returns to the ER.
#40 - PTSD
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Season 10 - Episode 9
The death of a marine who was pregnant by a rapist puts the unit at odds with the Pentagon when they fight to keep the case, and Benson's flashbacks of her own assault may further impede the investigation.
#41 - Black and Blue
Murder in the First Season 3 - Episode 3
Public pressure on Terry and the SFPD continues to rise for the shooting death of an unarmed suspect. Hildy tracks down the fugitive in the Normandy Parker murder. Arkin advises Siletti to reconcile with his wife, as she might be the key to winning -- or losing -- his case.
#42 - Blame Canada
Madam Secretary Season 1 - Episode 5
When Elizabeth faces the daunting task of negotiating with Iran over their escalating nuclear program, she is determined to deal with the situation in a peaceful manner, despite the President’s position of using military action. Jason has new admiration for his father when he interviews him for a school report.
#43 - Ruby Slippers
Once Upon a Time (2011) Season 5 - Episode 18
In flashbacks, Ruby and Mulan find themselves in Oz, where they meet Dorothy. After the three witness Zelena’s return to Oz, they look for a way to defeat her once and for all. However, Dorothy mysteriously disappears, and Ruby’s search for her new friend lands her in the Underworld. Reunited with the heroes, Ruby teams up with Emma, Regina and Snow to continue looking for Dorothy. Meanwhile, Snow and David struggle with not being able to be with their son, Neal, and devise a plan so that one of them can escape the Underworld.
#45 - And the Steal of Fortune
The Librarians (2014) Season 4 - Episode 2
When people begin getting hurt in the unluckiest of ways, the Librarians are led to a casino where the owner appears to possess an artifact capable of stealing people's luck. Despite falling under the bad luck curse themselves, the Librarians must turn the tables before the plague of bad fortune spreads to the wider world.
#48 - The Family Man
ER Season 15 - Episode 15
A mother is severely injured by a car accident in the ambulance bay; an insurance company frustrates Morris; Neela tells Brenner about her offer in North Carolina.
#52 - Plan B
Under the Dome Season 3 - Episode 9
Big Jim and Julia devise plans to end Christine’s control over the town by initiating a life-or-death plot involving Barbie and Eva, while Joe and Norrie conduct research to better understand the Dome’s ultimate agenda. Meanwhile, Hunter finds more information about the true head of Aktaion, the nefarious private corporation that wants to harness the Dome’s energy.