The Best Episodes Directed by Felix Enriquez Alcala
#1 - A Rock and a Hard Place
Third Watch Season 2 - Episode 14
Faith, Bosco, Carlos and a wounded Doc find themselves trapped in an abandoned tunnel and unable to reach Central on their radios; the firefighters get into mischief during a long lull between calls; when the C.O. can't raise Bosco on the radio, Sully tries to cover for him.
#2 - Exodus (2)
Battlestar Galactica (2003) Season 3 - Episode 4
Tigh must decide the fate of his wife Ellen after the assistance she rendered to the Cylons.Lee struggles with his assignment to protect the civilian fleet on its journey toward Earth while Adama returns to New Caprica with just the Galactica.The Resistance coordinates an attack on the Cylons just as Galactica arrives. As the Cylons begin to lose control, Number Three (D'Anna Biers) vows to put a final end to the New Caprican experiment.
#3 - After Time
Third Watch Season 3 - Episode 2
It's September 21, 2001 and the squads continue to battle through their emotions and their misgivings about their hero status, while working double shifts and spending every free moment at "the pile" searching for the missing; Kim returns to work and teams up with Doc, which allows an emotionally frayed Alex to return to paramedic duty; an exhausted Sully attempts to co-exist with his prospective in-laws while he waits for an opportunity to marry Tatiana.
#4 - The Gift
ER Season 1 - Episode 11
A transfer team is due by helicopter to receive donor organs - but Benton has not yet obtained next-of-kin approval for the organ harvest. And although it's Christmas Eve, Greene has not found time to shop for gifts. Ross crashes a party.
#5 - Safe
House Season 2 - Episode 16
Melinda, a troubled teenage girl who is immuno-compromised as a result of the medications she must take after a heart transplant, has a severe allergic reaction and goes into shock when her boyfriend visits her. Meanwhile, House and Wilson continue to work out the problems in their new living arrangement.
#6 - Whoever Fights Monsters
Shades of Blue Season 2 - Episode 10
Harlee and Wozniak lead a manhunt for the gunmen who ambushed the crew and unearth the key to taking down Bianchi. The crew bands together against the threat of Verco who has finally obtained evidence of their corruption. Stahl, suspended from the FBI, goes rogue to complete his quest to link Harlee to Miguel's death.
#7 - Whose Appy Now?
ER Season 3 - Episode 14
A gleeful Carter removes Benton's appendix. Dr. Ross treats a 17-year-old cystic fibrosis patient who wants to die, but isn't old enough to sign a DNR. Mark juggles dates with three women, including psychiatrist Nina Pomerantz. Jeanie and Greg team up to find the culprit behind a rash of staph infections. Haleh has a tough time filling Carol's shoes.
#8 - Unfinished Business
Third Watch Season 2 - Episode 16
Bobby's attempt to keep Paulie away from drugs ends tragically.
#9 - Exodus (1)
Battlestar Galactica (2003) Season 3 - Episode 3
Sharon helps the Resistance on New Caprica as Adama leads Galactica on a dangerous rescue operation.Tyrol races to save Cally from the execution squad. Meanwhile Anders uncovers treachery among the humans.D'Anna Biers/Number Three meets the Oracle Selloi after having strange dreams about the temple.
#10 - Outbreak (a.k.a. Escalation)
Threshold Season 1 - Episode 11
Lucas is infected with the alien DNA from something he ate. The infectees have harvested crops with the alien DNA. Caffrey must find a way to stop what could be nearly 200 new infectees. Also, one of the aliens approaches her with an interesting revelation.
#11 - Negro y Azul
Breaking Bad Season 2 - Episode 7
Rumors fly about Jesse's recent actions as he and Walt discuss expanding their business into new territories. Hank struggles to fit in with his new co-workers in El Paso. Skyler pursues a new job opportunity that reconnects her with a former colleague. Jesse gets to know his landlord, Jane.
#12 - Last Rites
ER Season 6 - Episode 2
Returning from his mother's funeral, Mark clashes with Kerry over the treatment of a teenager who rescinded her DNR. A new second year resident that likes to be called "Dr. Dave" clashes with almost everybody from the surgical department to the paramedics. Romano promotes Corday to Associate Chief of Surgery. Jeanie decides to marry Reggie after her bid for adoption is denied. Carol and Luka treat a dying woman who wants to see a priest. Peter and Carla meet with a psychologist about Reese. Carla later tells Peter that Reese may not even be his son, an idea he vehemently denies.
#13 - Fire in the Belly
ER Season 2 - Episode 19
Carter engages in competition with new surgical resident-in-training Dale Edson upon learning that residents will be evaluated and graded; only the top ones advancing to second year. It doesn't help that Dale once had a relationship with Harper. Mark flirts with infomercial director Iris. Peter faces the fallout from his altercation with Doug when surgeons begin dropping him from procedures. Shep begins exhibiting uncontrolled hostility, first to a patient being abusive with Carol, then a pedestrian. Susan and Chloe try to reach an agreement regarding Little Susie.
#14 - Do One, Teach One, Kill One
ER Season 2 - Episode 3
Carter gets his first patient. Susan's feud with Kerry Weaver intensifies when Weaver demands all of Susan's procedures be cleared with her. Chloe abandons Little Susie again for a lucrative career in the flea market business. Carol finishes her paramedic recertification by picking up a very overweight, lethargic man. Shep hits on Carol. Jeanie ends her relationship with Benton. Wendy conducts interviews with various ER staffers for an article on Dr. Greene. Dr. Ross cares for a four-year-old Asian boy with AIDS.
#15 - Responsible Parties
Third Watch Season 1 - Episode 5
Mercy's new E.R. attending gives the cops and paramedics a hard time while ignoring Carlos's attempts to hit on her; Doc is saddened to hear that Jerry has decided to take a disability retirement; Jimmy is upset when Joey goes to Bobby first after he becomes ill as a result of Jimmy's letting him overindulge in sweets; Jimmy and Bobby take out their conflict over Kim and Joey in a game of one-on-one; Sully and Ty arrest a purse snatcher who will do anything to stay in jail once he discovers that his victim's son is a mobster; Faith hands out street justice to a gangbanger responsible for the deaths of two little boys.
#16 - The High Road
Person of Interest Season 2 - Episode 6
The Machine’s latest number sends Reese to the suburbs.
#17 - Invasion
CSI: Miami Season 2 - Episode 16
When a former surf champion is murdered in his home, the CSIs are determined to find the killer. Ted Henderson is killed in his own home and his body is missing, while his wife and son are left beaten and bound. While searching the home, Horatio finds heroin in the son's room and learns that he is secretly a drug dealer. Meanwhile, the CSIs find a home pregnancy kit in the bathroom that reveals Ted's wife is pregnant, but Alexx finds proof that the baby could not possibly be Ted's. Now, Horatio and the team find evidence that suggests that someone at Ted's surfboard manufacturing plant was not only the son's supplier, but may have a strong motive for the murder as well.
#18 - Death and Taxes
ER Season 10 - Episode 7
Lewis has a rough day: she misses an appointment with an auditor, and Ben Hollander commits suicide. Pratt receives an unfavorable review from Romano and also treats a con who was raped in prison. Abby, on her ER rotation, agrees to study with Neela. Gallant must gamble with a risky hospital transfer to help a young septic cancer patient. Sam's son Alex spends the day in the ER, following Luka around for most of it. Chen gets a call from the Chinese embassy and heads for a plane: her vacationing parents were in an accident.
#20 - Steroid Roy
NYPD Blue Season 1 - Episode 15
Sylvia still has trouble-getting Andy to get their relationship going. One of Det. Roberts' snitches comes to the precinct and causes trouble for him, especially when she later turns up dead. Laura appeals to John to re-examine the alleged murder of the abusive man by his wife; Martinez and Medavoy take on the chore when Robert's snitch is found dead. Roy is sent to take a drug test that he fails, is fired and vows to not let it die. Sylvia makes it into Andy's apartment.
#21 - Friendly Fire
ER Season 4 - Episode 3
Carol's trust in Doug is strained when she overhears an errant comment. Weaver puts her newfound power to use immediately. Jerry commits a large-scale blunder with a patient's rocket launcher; Weaver advises him to take some vacation time. Carter suspects Doyle of giving Anna preferential treatment. Cynthia Hooper works her first day as a desk clerk. Benton and Carla argue over circumcision. Mark can't get it up with Heather Morgan. Al Boulet is involved in a mishap at work and must tell a coworker about his HIV status.
#22 - John Deux
John Doe Season 1 - Episode 5
Doe suspects a link to his own identity when a naked man with a similar brand and no recollection of who he is washes ashore from Horseshoe Island, similar to Doe's arrival in town.
#23 - Lyle & Substance
Las Vegas Season 3 - Episode 17
A chip thief who was caught by Mike and Danny claims that he met somebody who wants to blow up the Montecito. Wolfgang Puck and Gunther are having a cook-off. Sam hears about a masseur at the Montecito who offers "special treatments."
#24 - Walk Like a Man
ER Season 9 - Episode 4
Weaver makes a mistake on live television while demonstrating flu shots, inadvertently sticking two reporters with the same needle. In the bathroom later, Susan and Abby catch Weaver in a stall with a needle. Weaver confesses to Susan that she's taking hormones. Carter, assuming Susan knows already, tells her about Abby's drinking problem. Abby becomes nurse manager, and argues with Carter about her drinking. Luka flirts with a patient's mom and is caught emerging from a storage closet with her. Gallant has a rough day: Pratt butts in on a patient of his, and Stella Willis dies because Kayson didn't bother with thorough treatment.
#25 - Scared to Death
Criminal Minds Season 3 - Episode 3
The BAU travels to Portland to assist local authorities in investigating the disappearances of people who are new to the city and have no strong social ties.
#26 - Impulse
Third Watch Season 1 - Episode 7
Ty is worried about Sully's dating Maggie; Faith and Bosco lose a witness who turns out to be the perp in a homicide; Bobby prepares for Matty's release from prison; while driving the bus, Carlos collides with a pregnant driver and later attempts to revive the baby she delivered prematurely after Sarah pronounces it dead, unaware of the consequences for the parents; Jimmy rescues a boy from a tree; Bosco and Ty take issue with Sully over his handling of a belligerent collar.
#27 - Surrender
ER Season 7 - Episode 12
Weaver and Legaspi have spent the night together, although Kerry appears shy of beginning a relationship. She also battles Luka over calling the authorities about an illegal sweatshop employing one of his patients, which causes the owners to torch the place. Greene is back to work, but mixing up his pronouns, referring to a male patient as a "she." Corday freezes again during surgery, but is able to overcome her fears. Romano talks benton into taking a job as County's director of diversity. In the wake of his Vicodin slip, Carter is banned from prescribing drugs. He later visits Chase at his home, and admits his addiction. Abby treats two horny old men.
#28 - What Makes Sammy Run?
Southland Season 2 - Episode 5
After two men murder a man in a crowded nightclub, Nate discovers his daughter was an eyewitness. Meanwhile, tensions rise between Sal and Gil on the gang task force, and Sammy confronts his wife, Tammi, after discovering she has been photographing gang members.
#30 - Sticks and Stones
ER Season 5 - Episode 17
During a paramedic ride-along, Carter is forced to drive the ambulance while fleeing a riot scene and inadvertently runs over a teenage boy. Later, a paramedic is shot by an angry mob looking for the driver of the ambulance. Carol is despondent following Doug's departure. She later discloses that she's pregnant. Kerry is intrigued by an injured pro wrestler and his relationship with his father. Lucy tangles with an Asian family that requests their matriarch not be told of a cancerous tumor. Jeanie turns down dates with both Dr. Baker and Reggie, telling each she's seeing someone else.
#33 - Run of the Mill
Third Watch Season 2 - Episode 9
The ordeals of an elderly friend prompt Sully to consider his own loneliness; Alex regrets revealing that she discovered Jimmy on the eve of his wedding having sex with an old flame who happens to be Lombardo's current girlfriend after the news spreads like wildfire throughout the squad; Jimmy and Brooke get married.
#34 - Thicker Than Water
Third Watch Season 3 - Episode 15
During the investigation of the gang shootout, the officers are questioned and presented with evidence which suggests that Ross was killed by friendly fire; Carlos learns that Vangie is dead and that he might be the father of the baby her sister leaves at the firehouse; on the first anniversary of Bobby's death, Kim quarrels with Jimmy over her visitation with Joey and confronts a female gang during a call; and Doc is visited by the father of a former patient whose debilitating injury may have been caused by Doc's error during treatment.
#35 - Derailed
Criminal Minds Season 1 - Episode 9
Elle, along with many others, is held hostage on a train in Texas by a paranoid schizophrenic who is convinced that the U.S. government is monitoring him. Hotchner and Gideon are forced to play into the man's fantasy to save the people he has taken hostage.
#36 - In Sickness
The Good Wife Season 2 - Episode 21
Lockhart/Gardner defends a patient in a liver transplant case against rival attorney Patti Nyholm. However, the case takes a turn when Patti is fired and asks Lockhart/Gardner to represent her. Alicia deals with emotional fallout from Peter's one-night stand with Kalinda.
#37 - Sex, Lies & Videotape
Third Watch Season 3 - Episode 8
Alex wants Ty to keep their relationship quiet. When Carlos almost walks in on them, he's so shocked and happy that Ty is straight that he doesn't realize that the girl is Alex. Carlos lets Ty know that Jason Christopher is the one who told him that Ty was gay. Faith finishes her radiation treatments and is in pretty bad shape. but doesn't take Dr. Case's advice to take some time off. When everyone notices how sick she looks at the beginning of the tour, she lies and tells them that she caught a bug from her kids. Later, Sully and Ty are called to rescue a family that has been shot and left for dead in the river. When they arrive at the scene, the father, Jared McKinley, tells them that they were abducted, robbed, driven to the river and shot. Hoping to locate some witnesses, Sully and Ty run a check on the license plates of the cars parked along the river and find that one of the cars was registered to McKinley, which makes him their prime suspect in the shootings. While McKinley is b
#38 - Taking Control
The Good Wife Season 2 - Episode 1
Alicia makes her decision about whether to stay with Peter or pursue a relationship with Will.
#39 - 10-13
Third Watch Season 4 - Episode 16
Sully hits bottom when Ty washes his hands of the partnership after Sully's drinking goes completely out of control; a thief strikes fear in the hearts of the police when he phones in false "officer-in-need-of-assistance" calls to cover his fur store robberies; Faith and Maritza go at it after Maritza's lonesome cowboy tactics nearly get another cop killed, and Faith is forced to shoot a perp to save Maritza's life after she goes after the perp without backup; Doc has an unpleasant encounter with Joy's father; Faith is disgusted when she finds out about Bosco and Maritza, and Maritza confirms that she put Bosco in front of a lie about a dying declaration to obtain a conviction on a drug dealer; Ty overcompensates for Sully's inattention to the job by becoming a "supercop" with an eye to getting a gold shield.
#40 - Heart
The Good Wife Season 1 - Episode 17
In an emergency courtroom set up in a hospital, Alicia and Will battle Patti Nyholm and an insurance company that refuses to pay for life-saving in-utero surgery. Alicia gives Peter a proper welcome home.
#41 - My Opening Farewell
Third Watch Season 5 - Episode 2
On his last day on the street, Doc's guilt and grief over Alex's death emerges as anger towards everyone he encounters, especially Eugene, the new paramedic trainee whose place Alex took the day she died; Kim becomes frantic as she fears that she have been exposed to HIV after having unprotected sex with a drug addicted Noble, and Jimmy agrees to accompany her when she gets tested; Swersky goes to bat for Faith by creating the opportunity for Bosco to talk to her before she's interrogated by I.A.B.; Carlos is less than thrilled when he discovers that Kim is the new supervising paramedic and Jimmy has been promoted to take over Lt. Johnson's position; Bosco returns to work and faces a hostile reception from the squad for ratting out Maritza; Faith awakes to discover that she's paralyzed; Maritza refuses to let Faith off the hook for shooting her until Bosco tricks her into recanting her story; Faith thanks Bosco for keeping her out of jail and saving her job, and then tells him to get l
#42 - Never Say Never
ER Season 8 - Episode 4
Susan Lewis arrives in Chicago to interview around town and have lunch with Mark. She gets reacquainted with the nurses and Carter, meets Corday, and is later offered a job by Mark. Chen and Weaver discuss an upcoming risk management meeting for the Marfan's patient death; Weaver's presence is not required, but she wants to be there anyway. At the meeting, the focus quickly shifts away from Chen to Weaver, as she is forced to admit that Chen was 5 days short of attending status, and she herself was off hospital grounds. After Weaver decides to save her own ass, Chen is suspended for a month and must resign her chief residency. She tells Kerry to go to hell and quits. Weaver offers the position to Carter, watches silently as Malucci cleans out his locker, and attempts to unwind at a gay bar. Mark and Elizabeth treat a six-year-old Edwards Syndrome patient, whose parents abandon him while he is in surgery. Benton must resort to calling Roger to pick up Reese after he's tied up tre
#43 - Blood
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Season 6 - Episode 21
After a young woman's baby is tossed out of a car, Benson and Stabler investigate to find out what happened, and after learning the young woman is addicted to prescription pain killers, their investigation leads them to an elderly woman named Jenny Rogers, who lives with her son Kevin and daughter-in-law Carol. The young woman finally identifies Carol Rogers as the person who solds her the drugs, but when detectives go to confront Carol they find her body, and are left trying to uncover who really killed Carol.
#45 - Spanking the Monkey
Third Watch Season 5 - Episode 19
Wary of Lester Martin, the high-priced lawyer his father has found for Mikey and the deal he's attempting to broker, Bosco warns his brother to stay away from Maritza, but Mikey decides to disregard his brother's advice and makes a deal to become her informant; for good measure, Bosco threatens to kill Maritza if anything happens to Mikey; Sully teases Ty about his budding relationship with Sasha; Faith and Bosco strike a deal with Laura, who also has no love lost for Maritza, to protect Mikey by helping her nab the drug dealers before Maritza gets to them; J.D. offers Kim a ride home, but stops off first at a rave that both Anti-Crime and Narcotics have staked out, thanks to information Mikey gave them; when some bad ecstasy begins to take a rapid toll, the paramedics call for backup, which prompts Maritza and her detail to storm the building; after an arsonist lobs a Molotov cocktail into the crowded building, Faith and Bosco give chase and capture him, while the firefighters rescue
#47 - Friends Like These
Burn Notice Season 3 - Episode 8
Barry enlists Michael's help in tracking down his money-laundering client list, which has been stolen by a vicious thief. Michael goes after the thief, only to find that there's a lot more to the situation than he realized. Fiona tries to be supportive of Michael's efforts to reconnect with the intelligence community, but she and Michael find that their differences on the subject may not be reconcilable.
#48 - The Unforgiven
Third Watch Season 3 - Episode 17
Tatiana is still missing, and Sully continues to search for her while grieving her loss. When he comes upon the body of a six year old girl in a box on a curb, he becomes strangely unnerved. Haunted by this sight and by thoughts of the mistakes he has made recently, he takes the rest of the day off sick, and winds up in a local restaurant where he finds his parish priest. They ruminate on the nature of guilt, absolution, forgiveness, faith and the intercession of God as they recall the fate of another man who also made mistakes and tried to fix them, and whose life ended tragically at Sully's hand. Sully finally comes to a place where he can forgive himself and go on with life, and seeks out Davis to once again beg his forgiveness and reaffirm their connection to each other.
#49 - The Real McCoy
Las Vegas Season 3 - Episode 6
Sam's brother is staying longer than expected because he's having an affair with Monica. Danny tracks down the woman who appears on pictures with his father.
#50 - The Prince of Wails
Sliders Season 1 - Episode 5
The Sliders arrive in the British States of America, where Arturo's double is plotting to assassinate a prince and take the throne. When the Sliders inadvertently foil the plot, they come into contact with a group of rebels trying to bring freedom to America.
#51 - All Shook Up
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman Season 1 - Episode 13
Superman needs to stop a giant asteroid from colliding with Earth, but when Superman collides with the asteroid, he gets amnesia. Clark goes at the Daily Planet with Lois, who is helping him with his ""new job"" and ""new friends"" that he can't remember. And Martha and Jonathan need to make Clark remember that he is Superman, otherwise, the ""still-alive"" asteroid will colide with the Earth.
#52 - Sleeping Dogs Lie
Third Watch Season 5 - Episode 13
Jimmy gets a promotion to a rescue squad in Brooklyn; despite their new captain's assurances, Doc suspects that he intends to close down the house; Sasha insists upon pursuing an investigation into the beating death of a hit-and-run driver after Maritza uses the confession of an innocent man as her stepping stone to an Anti-Crime reassignment; after Jimmy is trapped in a warehouse fire, Kim reassesses their plans for a future together; Rose's serves a customer at the bar who shares a past with Bosco.
#53 - Choice or Chance (2)
Space: Above and Beyond Season 1 - Episode 10
After narrowly escaping the crippled alien battleship, the 58th finds itself imprisoned in the catacombs of a Chig penal colony. While Wang suffers in an alien torture chamber, Nathan encounters someone he'd only dreamed of seeing again.
#55 - The Man Who Fell to Earth (Two)
Earth 2 Season 1 - Episode 3
As the colonists begin their journey, John Danziger is the first to observe Gaal, who joins the group with the explanation that he was an astronaut explorer lost on the planet for years.
#56 - Revelations
Third Watch Season 6 - Episode 15
Cruz and Santiago try to track down a gang member who murders witnesses to his murders. Grace finds her mother, who doesn't seem to welcoming.
#57 - Castles of Sand
Third Watch Season 4 - Episode 12
Ty bails Carlos out and unsuccessfully tries to help him smooth things over with Nicole; after Bosco and Faith break up a domestic disturbance between an old friend of Faith's and her lover, Faith convinces her friend to leave the abusive relationship; Alex gets irritated when the other firefighters make fun of her brother; Sully continues to drink and have a poor attitude on the job; Jimmy is appalled when his face appears on a poster for an erectile dysfunction product, and is stunned when he discovers that the company paid the charity for whom he posed for the picture $10,000 for the right to use the picture, and that their website got 3,000 hits the first day from women wanting to know his name; when he discovers that everyone thinks that he's guilty and he's likely to lose his case, Carlos resigns in the hope that Nicole will drop the matter, and he'll be able to avoid a conviction that will end his visits with Kylie and his hopes of becoming a doctor.
#58 - Stagecoach
The Adventures of Brisco County Jr. Season 1 - Episode 22
Brisco is assigned to transport an English spy, Emma Steed, to Mexico as part of an exchange. Trouble arises when it turns out there is an assassin aboard the stagecoach, sent to make sure Steed doesn't get to her destination.
#59 - Second Best
Profiler Season 2 - Episode 4
When a hospital is the target of a bombing attack, the VCTF is called in to investigate. It's clear once the team arrives that this is no random attack. They are dealing with a highly skilled explosives expert who obviously has an agenda in mind. Bailey (Robert Davi) summons Coop (A Martinez) to Atlanta to assist with the case. His return is awkward for he and Sam (Ally Walker) as they have previously ended their romantic relationship. The bomber continues his lethal campaign by killing seemingly unrelated individuals. Sam and the team race to establish a relationship between the victims. Meanwhile, Bailey must deal with Frances's (Heather McComb) legal problems. The DA sees her case as a stepping stone for political office and is bound and determined to see her do time for shooting her father and fleeing prosecution. George (Peter Frechette) also faces difficulties as he continues to be pressured by an old acquaintance to embezzle funds from a local bank. This ""pressure"" becomes threa