The Best Episodes Directed by Felix Alcala
#2 - Code 4
Southland Season 3 - Episode 4
Ben learns the hard way, some valuable lessons about the importance of following established procedure and protocol, Lydia's current murder investigation takes an unexpected turn, and Nate and Sammy are unprepared when a group of people they encounter turns into a violent mob.
#6 - Cat and Mouse
Grimm Season 1 - Episode 18
While investigating a string of murders, Nick and Hank learn that their suspect’s crime wave began overseas. When Nick discovers the suspect is being harbored by none other than Monroe and Rosalee, he realizes he’s hunting the hunted, a freedom fighter trying desperately to escape the clutches of a creature bounty hunter.
#9 - Undefeated
Suits Season 1 - Episode 9
An undefeated lawyer's shady tactics keep him one step ahead of Harvey, who must decide if he's willing to compromise his ethics to win the case. Meanwhile, Mike must defend Rachel from accusations of treason. Eric Close, Vincent Laresca, Julie Ann Emery and Pooch Hall guest star.
#10 - Shadow of a Doubt
Suits Season 3 - Episode 5
Lines between the personal and the professional get blurred when Harvey and Stephen work together on Ava's case, and Mike invites Rachel to join him on a case that gets complicated when his secret falls in the line of fire -- with Rachel's parents.
#11 - Limbo
The Tomorrow People (US) Season 1 - Episode 7
When Stephen decides to have some fun with his newfound powers, Jedikiah takes extreme measures to make sure it doesn’t happen again. After John and Russell return from their trip, John feels a strange tension between himself and Cara. Stephen tries to handle a new and dangerous breakout on his own, but finds himself in over his head and needing help from his fellow Tomorrow People.
#12 - All Tapped Out
The Good Wife Season 5 - Episode 18
Florrick/Agos takes on the case of an NSA whistleblower, only to learn that the agency has been monitoring the firm as well as Alicia’s personal life. Meanwhile, Diane faces the difficult task of working alongside Louis Canning when he joins Lockhart/Gardner. Also, Alicia goes after the State’s Attorney when he attempts to make Finn a scapegoat in the Jeffrey Grant case.
#14 - Community
Southland Season 4 - Episode 3
On Hood Day, a day where gangs seek retribution, LAPD is trying to keep the peace by camping out in neighborhoods prone to violence. Sammy and Ben leave their assigned neighborhood with disastrous results. Meanwhile, the neighborhood grabs a golden opportunity to seek a little retribution of their own against the gang banger who has been terrorizing them. Elsewhere, John and Jessica discover that another group of neighbors will go to any lengths to get a registered sex offender off their streets.
#15 - Silence Kit
Covert Affairs Season 5 - Episode 4
Annie begins a stake out which ends less than routinely after the CIA discovers that a member of the intelligence community may have leaked confidential intel. Joan and Arthur both vie for a piece of government funding, as Calder’s personal and professional lives collide.
#17 - Restoration
Criminal Minds Season 8 - Episode 18
The BAU goes to Morgan's old neighborhood in urban Chicago in search of an unsub targeting middle-aged men, and a clue leads Morgan to believe that they are after someone connected to the man who molested him as a child.
#18 - Talking Points Toward a Wholistic View of Activism in Government: Can the Top Rebel?
BrainDead Season 1 - Episode 12
When Laurel discovers that a senate bill is not what it appears, she implores Luke to help, leading to a dramatic Senate sit-in. Also, Red and Ella battle for control of the bug agenda, and Laurel questions whether or not she should leave Washington, D.C. for good.
#19 - The Strike Zone
Madam Secretary Season 6 - Episode 2
Elizabeth faces mounting protests over rising fuel costs as she prepares to throw out the first pitch at a New York Mets game. Mike B. is questioned by the Senate Intelligence Committee as part of the investigation into whether the McCord campaign conspired with Iran to steal the election.
#21 - Care
Quantico Season 1 - Episode 17
At Quantico, the NATS' current assignment is to learn about human trafficking when Liam and Miranda challenge them to cross the U.S. / Canadian border without passports. Meanwhile, in the future, Simon continues to help Alex try to find the terrorist, but doing so puts his own life in great risk.
#22 - We're All Gonna Die
How to Get Away with Murder Season 6 - Episode 5
During therapy, a young Annalise is forced to acknowledge a very emotional and pivotal reality that makes her admit a hard truth. A brutally beaten Frank returns home with a secret to share about Laurel’s disappearance. In an attempt to get to know her father, Michaela accepts an offer to work alongside him but quickly learns that it’s not all that it’s cracked up to be.
#24 - The Dissent Memo
Madam Secretary Season 3 - Episode 4
After a bombing at a political rally in Angola, Elizabeth must find a way to respond to a “dissent memo” from the Bureau of African Affairs when they criticize the Dalton Administration’s lack of attention to the upcoming Angolan election. Also, Russell enlists Elizabeth’s help to get President Dalton on the ballot in Ohio, and Henry and Jose get closer to locating the antiquities stolen by Hizb al-Shahid.
#26 - Scratch That Glitch
Second Chance (2016) Season 1 - Episode 5
Mary’s life is in danger when a dead pool predicts her death for the same day as an important Lookinglass product launch. When Pritchard is needed the most, he fails to show up and winds up in the hospital after a near fatal brawl. After Pritchard's hospitalization, Otto begins to find glitches in Pritchard’s code that might not only drastically change Pritchard, but Mary as well.
#29 - The Path to War Part Two: The Impact of Propaganda on Congressional War Votes
BrainDead Season 1 - Episode 10
Laurel must work alongside an old boyfriend, Ben Valderrama, when Luke enlists her help in putting together a political documentary to support his anti-war initiative. Also, Laurel worries about the health of Luke and Germaine’s baby.
#30 - Breaking Up
The Good Wife Season 2 - Episode 10
Alicia's law firm tries to turn a client's son against his girlfriend when both are accused of murder. Alicia faces a tough decision.
#31 - The Plague Dogs
Revolution Season 1 - Episode 4
After Charlie and Nora rescue Miles from Militia, they set off to meet Aaron and Maggie. Tracking Miles and Charlie at every turn is Nate. As the gang reunites and continues on their journey, unforeseeable challenges await.
#32 - The New Normal
Madam Secretary Season 5 - Episode 16
When a super typhoon threatens a small Pacific island, Elizabeth tries to relocate its population before the storm makes landfall. Also, Henry gives a speech to an evangelical group about climate change.
#33 - Proxy War
Madam Secretary Season 5 - Episode 13
When innocent Syrian children are killed by an American-made cluster bomb, Elizabeth races to figure out what went wrong before Russia can use it as an excuse to escalate its military presence in the region. Also, Russell faces a PR nightmare after he gets into a heated argument with a homeless protester.
#34 - The Beautiful Game
Madam Secretary Season 3 - Episode 13
When an influential rabbi organizing a symbolic Iran/Israel soccer game is killed, Elizabeth and Jay’s peace treaty plans for the two countries are jeopardized. Also, Elizabeth’s name is floated for a Nobel Peace Prize; Jay’s tireless work on the Iran/Israel peace deal strains his marriage; and Daisy makes a connection with a new work colleague.
#35 - Divided (2)
Stargate Universe Season 1 - Episode 12
Dr. Nicholas Rush and Chloe suffer nightmares following their ordeal on the alien vessel, and Rush suspects that a tracking device may have been placed on the ship's hull. Later, a splinter group on Destiny executes a coup with life-threatening consequences.
#37 - Hearing
The Good Wife Season 7 - Episode 16
As the grand jury against Peter Florrick is assembled, with U.S. Attorney Connor Fox leading the proceedings, Alicia, Eli and Peter's lawyer, Mike Tascioni, attempt to discover what charges are being leveled against him. Also, Alicia and Jason attempt to spend a quiet weekend together but are interrupted by her meddling family.
#38 - Tracks
The Good Wife Season 7 - Episode 12
Alicia and Cary join forces to defend a former client facing a multi-million dollar lawsuit over ownership rights to his new music. Also, Alicia’s neighbors are unhappy that her law firm is operating out of her apartment and threaten to evict her.
#39 - Steal Away
Resurrection Season 2 - Episode 12
After a series of inexplicable events, Bellamy fears for the safety of Rachael and her unborn child. Preacher James predicts that the baby's birth will unleash an ancient evil. Margaret rallies the Returned at the government facility and forms an uneasy alliance with Preacher James, and Bellamy's government contact warns that something big is on the horizon,