The BEST episodes directed by Gary Shimokawa

Meet the Parents
star
9.00
1 votes

#1 - Meet the Parents

One On One - Season 2 - Episode 19

Flex throws a retirement party for his father. There a nervous Natalie meets his mother for the first time. Eunice disapproves of Flex's girlfriend. Flex doesen't understand at first but when Flex's paternal grandmother still holds her grudge against his mother he starts to understand why. Meanwhile Breanna, Spirit, and Arnaz look after Eunice's dog but it dies when Breanna runs over it with her car.

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The Protector
star
8.94
90 votes

#2 - The Protector

Titus - Season 3 - Episode 21

Titus gets into trouble when he goes after a kid who is harassing Amy in school.

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Superstition
star
8.26
302 votes

#3 - Superstition

ALF - Season 3 - Episode 19

ALF blames his streak of bad luck on a Melmac superstition.

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Archie Alone (2)
star
8.22
9 votes

#4 - Archie Alone (2)

Archie Bunker's Place - Season 2 - Episode 2

Archie refuses to deal with Ediths death.

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Second Motherhood
star
8.20
377 votes

#5 - Second Motherhood

The Golden Girls - Season 1 - Episode 19

Blanche is romanced by a wealthy suitor who she learns has several small children. This fact dampens his proposal of marriage. Meanwhile, Dorothy and Rose go to bat with the bathroom plumbing.

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The Steaks Are High
star
8.14
168 votes

#6 - The Steaks Are High

Reba - Season 1 - Episode 5

After being named player of the week, Van begs Reba to host the pre-game dinner for the football team since his family won't even talk to him. When she finally gives in, he and Cheyenne are so excited she can't help but look forward to it... that is, until Brock and BJ arrive with the ""bible"" for team pre-game dinners. They offer to take hosting off of her hands, but Reba refuses to give in. If they have to have a perfect dinner, silly traditions and all, to win then that's what she'll give them. Reba has everything in order for the dinner until Cheyenne comes back from running errands at the store. It seems she was so overwhelmed looking in the baby aisle that when she went to pick up potato salad, she picked up the wrong kind. Reba solves the problem by dumping the potato salad into a serving dish and saying that no one will ever know. The dinner goes well, with Cheyenne even participating in cheers with her old squad. But Barbra Jean discovers Reba's ruse with the salad and tells th

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I Hear White People
star
8.00
1 votes

#7 - I Hear White People

One On One - Season 3 - Episode 7

After a freak accident, Duane inexplicably hears the thoughts of white people around him and becomes more aware of the racism that exists in their minds, so Flex decides to use Duane's new power to find out if his job is in jeopardy after suspecting the new station management is discriminating against the African-American employees.

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Party All The Time
star
8.00
2 votes

#8 - Party All The Time

Eve - Season 1 - Episode 16

Shelly's childhood friend, April, reappears in her life, and her party-crashing antics begin to influence Shelly's behavior, which causes friction between Shelly and her friends Rita and Janie. Meanwhile, Nick receives an email of a dancing stripper and tries to delete it before his boss can see it.

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It's a Miserable Life
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8.00
1 votes

#9 - It's a Miserable Life

One On One - Season 3 - Episode 11

Nicole comes home announcing that she is pregnant and plans to marry her boyfriend, Jayden, shattering Breanna's hope that her parents will remarry.

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Running Scared
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7.94
306 votes

#10 - Running Scared

ALF - Season 3 - Episode 17

An extortionist threatens to turn ALF in to the immigration authorities for being an "illegal alien".

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The Gambler
star
7.90
307 votes

#11 - The Gambler

ALF - Season 1 - Episode 23

ALF develops a gambling habit and winds up in trouble with his bookie.

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Fatal Distraction
star
7.87
102 votes

#12 - Fatal Distraction

Saved by the Bell - Season 1 - Episode 4

Kelly has to choose between Zack and Slater to go to a big dance Bayside is having. Zack wants to make sure that he is Kelly's choice. In order to do that, he places a microphone in Jessie's room before her slumber party, which Kelly will be attending. Soon, Jessie discovers the microphone and Kelly comes up with a plan to play a trick on Zack, making him believe that she is a very dangerous soul.

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Every Picture Tells a Story
star
7.87
150 votes

#13 - Every Picture Tells a Story

Reba - Season 1 - Episode 9

Her best friend Lori Ann (guest star Park Overall) shows up at the door and announces that she's moving back to town. They recall their crazy single days and Lori Ann announces that now they're both divorced (probably the third time for her), it's time they hit the town. Lori Ann gets a glimpse of how accommodating Reba is to Brock and Barbra Jean and is amazed that her old friend could even allow her ex-husband's pregnant mistress into the house. It's clear that Brock and Lori Ann never really got along so he's less than thrilled that she's back in town. They trade barbs constantly. Brock and Reba are at the ""division of property"" stage of their divorce so Reba is cleaning out the garage, separating out all of Brock's things. She remembers fondly how she scrimped and saved to give him a set of golf clubs when he was in dental school. When Lori Ann comes across a photo of BJ and Brock at a dental conference in Hawaii that dates back before Brock and Reba were separated, those fond memo

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Can I Get a Witness?
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7.84
264 votes

#14 - Can I Get a Witness?

ALF - Season 2 - Episode 15

ALF demands a fair trial after being accused of throwing a football through the Ochmoneks' window.

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Hit Me with Your Best Shot
star
7.80
319 votes

#15 - Hit Me with Your Best Shot

ALF - Season 2 - Episode 21

Willie abandons his belief in pacifism after meeting the hostile father of the bully who's been pushing Brian around.

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Someone to Watch Over Me (2)
star
7.78
310 votes

#16 - Someone to Watch Over Me (2)

ALF - Season 2 - Episode 18

It's up to Willie to save ALF from the SWAT team surrounding the Ochomonek house, in which ALF had been chasing a prowler.

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You Ain't Nothin' but a Hound Dog
star
7.77
187 votes

#17 - You Ain't Nothin' but a Hound Dog

ALF - Season 2 - Episode 20

ALF, jealous of the attention a stray dog is getting, gives the pooch to a mean old woman who claims to be the owner.

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King of the Hill
star
7.77
44 votes

#18 - King of the Hill

Saved by the Bell - Season 1 - Episode 15

Zack Morris has always wanted to go out with Kelly Kapowski, the prettiest cheerleader in Bayside High. He tries to get near her, but transfer student A.C. Slater makes a play for her. Zack and Slater have their first little tiff about Kelly.

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Some Enchanted Evening
star
7.72
351 votes

#19 - Some Enchanted Evening

ALF - Season 2 - Episode 6

ALF becomes the star attraction at the Tanners' Halloween party.

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Someone to Watch Over Me (1)
star
7.72
342 votes

#20 - Someone to Watch Over Me (1)

ALF - Season 2 - Episode 17

ALF lends a hand with the neighborhood block patrol and ends up confronting a prowler in the Ochmoneks' house.

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Don't Know Much About History
star
7.72
159 votes

#21 - Don't Know Much About History

Reba - Season 1 - Episode 8

What Reba didn't want to hear: forsaken her clarinet. Reba suspects there's more to the story than Kyra saying she's grown out of her old instrument. Van returns from school and announces that he's failed his history mid-term. Brock arranges for Van to retake the test so he can pass and still play football. Unfortunately, Brock's tutoring skills are a little too overbearing, so Reba takes over. She discovers that he knows the information, but was so stressed out over football, his marriage, future career and baby that he blanked on the test. Reba helps him study and calm down, but when Van goes to retake the test, he fails again. Brock once again gets him a makeup exam but after talking to Reba about finding other interests besides football, Van says he wants to be in the school play, ""The Alamo Experience"" as Scout #4, instead of playing in Friday's game. She has her new tuba partner over to the house to practice and he turns out to be a cute boy named Brian. Kyra's busy making cookie

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Still Mother's Day
star
7.70
52 votes

#22 - Still Mother's Day

Still Standing - Season 3 - Episode 21

Judy tries to stand her ground when Bill's mother tries to hone in on her Mother's Day tradition with her own mom. Judy finally convinces Bill to take Louise wherever she wants to go while she, Helen and Lauren go to their traditional tea. But chaos ensues when they all convene at the same place.

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Tommy's Not Gay
star
7.69
70 votes

#23 - Tommy's Not Gay

Titus - Season 3 - Episode 3

Titus is determined to mend fences after Tommy rejects his father, who's just revealed he's gay.

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Varsity Drag
star
7.66
275 votes

#24 - Varsity Drag

ALF - Season 2 - Episode 26

ALF takes a job as a paper carrier when he learns that the cost of his upkeep is preventing Lynn from attending her first-choice college.

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The Election
star
7.66
45 votes

#25 - The Election

Saved by the Bell - Season 1 - Episode 13

Zack and Jessie are both running for class president. Zack decides to run only because he found out the winner of the election gets a trip to Washington D.C. Slater overhears Zack telling Screech about this, so Slater tells Mr. Belding about it. Mr. Belding tells Zack the trip was canceled--and that the only way Zack can prove he wasn't running just to get the trip is to stay in the election. Zack was ahead, but now he tries to lose. In the end he wins anyway, but Jessie is so upset that he confesses to her and promises to tell Mr. Belding the truth and resign the presidency in favor of Jessie.

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Christmas
star
7.63
8 votes

#26 - Christmas

Sister, Sister - Season 3 - Episode 12

Grandpa Campbell returns for the holidays, and he owes $1,000 to a loan shark, which Tia, Tamera and Lisa secretly repay with money they'd been saving to buy Christmas gifts.

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Screech's Woman
star
7.55
63 votes

#27 - Screech's Woman

Saved by the Bell - Season 1 - Episode 5

Zach tries desperately to find Screech a woman so that he will concentrate on their science project but keeps on failing. Zack then comes up with the brilliant idea of posing as a woman over the phone to Screech. Brilliant that is, until Screech wants to meet his mystery woman and things get a little bit out of hand.

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Insanity Genetic (2)
star
7.55
66 votes

#28 - Insanity Genetic (2)

Titus - Season 3 - Episode 20

(Part 2 of 2) As a result of the incident on the plane, Titus must face jail time or commitment. And only his friends and family can save him...which means he's in deep trouble.

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We Gotta Get Out of This Place
star
7.53
284 votes

#29 - We Gotta Get Out of This Place

ALF - Season 2 - Episode 19

ALF moves in with his blind friend, Jody, and learns some important lessons about life without sight.

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Valentine's Day Reloaded
star
7.50
2 votes

#30 - Valentine's Day Reloaded

Eve - Season 1 - Episode 13

On Valentine's Day, the friends debate whether or not it was fate that Shelly and J.T. became acquainted. In a series of flashbacks to six months earlier, J.T. almost meets Shelly in line at a coffeehouse but becomes frustrated by her lengthy order. He also nearly encounters her at DivaStyle, but leaves after getting frightened by the sight of a wedding veil. Meanwhile, also in flashbacks, Shelly comes close to being seduced by handsome cheater Kevin Thorpe , with whom she had broken up. But at the last minute, she asserts her independence, leaves him and puts on the sexy dress to finally meet J.T.—and her destiny—at Z Lounge.

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Isn't It Romantic?
star
7.47
309 votes

#31 - Isn't It Romantic?

ALF - Season 2 - Episode 10

ALF and the Tanner kids give Willie and Kate a second honeymoon.

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Take a Look at Me Now
star
7.45
448 votes

#32 - Take a Look at Me Now

ALF - Season 2 - Episode 3

Mrs. Ochmonek thinks she's gone crazy when she spots ALF in the backyard.

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We Can Never Die
star
7.37
7 votes

#33 - We Can Never Die

Coach - Season 9 - Episode 5

Hayden and Christine ask the Burleighs to become Tim's legal guardians, but the eccentric couple's enthusiasm causes the Foxes to reconsider their request.

Too Damn Good
star
7.30
93 votes

#34 - Too Damn Good

Titus - Season 3 - Episode 12

A car executive seeks a new design from Titus, who turns to Ken for inspiration when he has a creative block.

Deprogramming Erin
star
7.26
74 votes

#35 - Deprogramming Erin

Titus - Season 2 - Episode 14

Titus tries to get Erin back, his family and friends try to help, and things turn out about as well as can be expected.

Hi Honey, I'm Home
star
7.25
243 votes

#36 - Hi Honey, I'm Home

Night Court - Season 1 - Episode 13

Harry has to settle the legal status of a woman who remarried after her first husband was mistakenly declared dead, and who wants her back.

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Amy's Birthday
star
7.24
70 votes

#37 - Amy's Birthday

Titus - Season 3 - Episode 2

Erin throws a surprise birthday party to cheer up her troubled niece Amy but her plans backfire. When Erin finds Amy's mom passed out drunk, she quickly realizes that her niece's home environment is not suitable and decides to do something about it—much to Titus' dismay.

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Private Dave
star
7.22
73 votes

#38 - Private Dave

Titus - Season 2 - Episode 20

Titus tries to undo what he sees as damage when Dave's response to a Dear John letter is to join the Army.

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Weekend Away
star
7.20
5 votes

#39 - Weekend Away

Archie Bunker's Place - Season 2 - Episode 14

Archie and Murray go off to a convention. Murray soon finds himself tied up and robbed by a woman he invites over to the room.

Archie Alone (1)
star
7.18
11 votes

#40 - Archie Alone (1)

Archie Bunker's Place - Season 2 - Episode 1

Archie and Stephanie face life after Ediths death.

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Practical Jokes
star
7.17
35 votes

#41 - Practical Jokes

Good Morning, Miss Bliss - Season 1 - Episode 10

It's Hoosier Harvest Week and in Miss Bliss's words: ""...a time for hay rides, bonfires, and practical jokes."" In her eleven years at JFK, nobody has ever been able to play a successful prank on Miss Bliss, so all the kids want to be the one to get her this year. After a few unsuccessful pranks, someone does manage to get Miss Bliss. All evidence points to Screech as the culprit. Miss Bliss decides to use this as an opportunity to show how the judicial system works by putting Screech on trial. Zack is Screech's defense attorney, Nicki is the prosecutor, and Miss Bliss is the judge. Screech is found not guilty, but then who is the real culprit? It turns out that Miss Bliss played the prank on herself. Nobody was paying attention in class so she staged the prank in order to have an excuse for the trial. Everyone would have to study the chapters of their textbooks on the judicial system in order to learn the procedures for having a trial. After class, while she's talking to Scr

The Birthday Visitor
star
7.13
195 votes

#42 - The Birthday Visitor

Night Court - Season 2 - Episode 12

Billie's birthday dinner for Harry is disrupted by an insecure intruder.

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Honeymoon Hotel
star
7.00
8 votes

#43 - Honeymoon Hotel

Laverne & Shirley - Season 2 - Episode 18

Shirley wins a vacation at a newlywed hotel. Laverne and Shirley plan to use Carmine to fool the hotel staff into letting them in, thinking they'll be left alone after the inital photos. Unfortunately they never get a moments peace and a mass party ensues.

A Love Story
star
7.00
4 votes

#44 - A Love Story

Welcome Back, Kotter - Season 2 - Episode 13

When Juan's sister Carmen joines the Sweathogs, she catches the eye of Arnold, but Carmen is only interested in Vinnie. Juan, meanwhile, is displeased with the entire situation, and is ready to kill anybody who dares to lay a hand on his baby sister.

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Molly's Holiday
star
6.88
16 votes

#45 - Molly's Holiday

The Facts of Life - Season 1 - Episode 12

Molly is sad over her parents' divorce, so the girls help her scheme to reunite them. But her father arrives with a new girlfriend instead.

Barney the Gambler
star
6.86
7 votes

#46 - Barney the Gambler

Archie Bunker's Place - Season 2 - Episode 12

Murrays gambling system causes a conflict.

Grad School
star
6.68
68 votes

#47 - Grad School

Titus - Season 3 - Episode 5

Erin disdains, then requests Titus's help when she visits troubled teens for her first grad-school assignment as a interning social worker.

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The Date
star
6.60
5 votes

#48 - The Date

Archie Bunker's Place - Season 3 - Episode 3

Roger wants to date Archies neice Billie.

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Sister, Sister
star
6.50
2 votes

#49 - Sister, Sister

Eve - Season 1 - Episode 14

Shelly's successful, fun-loving sister, Simone, comes for a visit, and Shelly frustratingly finds herself slipping back into the role of over-shadowed little sister as Simone starts taking the limelight.

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Murray Klein's Place
star
6.50
4 votes

#50 - Murray Klein's Place

Archie Bunker's Place - Season 2 - Episode 13

Fed up with Archie, Murray wants to end the partnership.