The BEST episodes directed by Helen Shaver

Winterland
star
8.62
201 votes

#1 - Winterland

Journeyman - Season 1 - Episode 8

Dan meets a hippie who was involved in a crime in which someone dies. Katie finds something out about Livia's past. When Dan is involved in an investigation it causes more problems between Dan and Jack.

My Name is Amy Gray...
star
8.50
8 votes

#2 - My Name is Amy Gray...

Judging Amy - Season 6 - Episode 22

Amy says her final goodbyes to Graciela. Maxine realizes that she made a mistake in pushing Ignacio away and tries to reach out to him but Ignacio rebuffs her because he doesn't want to be her yo-yo, jerked around on Maxine's whims. Bruce is still absent on Amy's last day in the courtroom. Holbrook tries to raise awareness about the bill before Congress that will effectively kill the juvenille justice system. Donna is amazed that Amy refuses to support the cause and brings several of the kids whose lives Amy has changed during her time on the bench in an effort to change her mind. Amy, frustrated by her limitations as a judge, runs into Marty Levine, who again tries to convince her to give the speech in Washington and run for Senate. Amy runs the idea by Lauren who at first refuses to give a straight answer but later supports her mom when Maxine attacks the decision. That same night, Maxine must rush to save a young girl from being pimped out by her prostitute mother. Amy receive

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Simon Says
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8.43
65 votes

#3 - Simon Says

The Outer Limits (1995) - Season 6 - Episode 8

Gideon Banks lost his wife Liz and son Simon in a horrific car accident some twenty years ago. At the time of the accident he was involved in something called the Neural Archiving Project - NAP for short. The technology was developed to create smart computers - transferring human engrams to computers. The company eventually gave up on the technology, but Gideon didn't. After years of quietly perfecting it, he built a small robot, from parts he stole from Concorde Robotics, where he now works. Zoe, Gideon's niece, discovers Gideon's secret, the robot contains actual neural engrams from the real Simon. She becomes worried not only about Gideon but also about the robot that sounds and acts a lot like her little cousin used to.

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I Am No Bird, and No Net Ensnares Me
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8.26
664 votes

#4 - I Am No Bird, and No Net Ensnares Me

Anne with an E - Season 1 - Episode 2

Hoping all is not lost, Matthew races to catch up with Anne while Marilla anxiously hopes and waits for their return to Green Gables.

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Lullaby
star
8.25
8 votes

#5 - Lullaby

Judging Amy - Season 6 - Episode 2

Vincent's struggles with his latest novel leads him into blowing off his agent, who responds by dropping Vincent and demanding the return of the advance that Vincent's already spent; Maxine receives another award, and uses her acceptance speech to talk about the young boy lost in the system that she and Sean can't seem to locate; Amy's dealings with two troubled teenage girls and their mothers in Accountability court inspires her to change her focus when she returns to Juvenile Court; Maxine tries to avoid removing the children of a overburdened single mother working to overcome anger and abuse issues; David finally feels that he's put his wife's death behind him and can now pursue a relationship with Amy; Ignacio lets Maxine know that he's ready to do whatever it takes to have a future with her; Amy fires Donna to propel her into practicing law; Kyle decides to accompany Heather to Minnesota and take care of their son while she's in rehab.

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Chapter Eleven
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8.14
441 votes

#6 - Chapter Eleven

The Firm - Season 1 - Episode 11

Mitch represents a death-row inmate who wants to help the family he wronged in an unusual way; Tammy inherits a house from a deceased aunt, which causes tension with Ray; developments in the Sarah Holt case unfold.

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Borderline
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8.05
37 votes

#7 - Borderline

Standoff - Season 1 - Episode 11

When capturing a drug lord takes them to Mexico, Matt and Emily become stranded without an escape plan. The two then must extricate themselves from a bad situation by using their negotiation skills after the predicament becomes violent.

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Mors Praematura
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8.04
4519 votes

#8 - Mors Praematura

Person of Interest - Season 3 - Episode 6

After being freed from her confinement to the psych ward, Root needs Shaw's help with a directive from the machine; Finch and Reese look into a mild-mannered investigator.

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Certain Agony of the Battlefield
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8.03
2196 votes

#9 - Certain Agony of the Battlefield

Orphan Black - Season 3 - Episode 6

Paul digs and finds the ugly truth behind the Castor Boys’ logbooks of names, pushing him into action. Meanwhile, Felix is desperate for info on Sarah’s whereabouts, and presses the still-ailing Rachel for any shred of a lead. In order for Donnie and Alison to take their money-making endeavor to the “next level” she must introduce Jason Kellerman to her unique business plan.

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Chapter Six
star
8.01
438 votes

#10 - Chapter Six

The Firm - Season 1 - Episode 6

Mitch discovers ulterior motives when a judge offers leniency for his client; Claire tries to convince her parents she needs a cell phone; Tammy and Ray continue working on the Sarah Holt case.

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Happy Borthday
star
8.00
8 votes

#11 - Happy Borthday

Judging Amy - Season 6 - Episode 14

Amy finds it rather difficult to follow her mom's advice and embrace her 40th birthday as a milestone. Donna is in Amy's court representing a 13-year-old girl who accidentally kills her friend while they are out on a joyride but shows no remorse for her death. Maxine tries to determine whether two brothers are better off without the presence of their father, an ex-con, in their lives. Amy miscarries on her 40th birthday. Amy drowns her sorrows at a bar located on the beach, where she meets a stranger who gives her the perspective she needs during her difficult time.

My Little Runaway
star
8.00
7 votes

#12 - My Little Runaway

Judging Amy - Season 5 - Episode 22

Despite David's protests, Amy puts an end to their romantic relationship when he finally returns to Hartford; Maxine realizes that a teenaged client who was abused as a young child has become mentally ill when the girl makes a series of false rape accusations; Kyle has a career epiphany after he meets a fellow traveler at the airport who happens to be an undercover police officer; at her 89th birthday celebration, Isabel Messina is as rude as ever to Maxine, but completely charmed by Sean as he sings her an unusual birthday song; Amy hears the case of a teenaged boy who keeps running away to join the circus; Amy and Kyle lend David support when a critically injured Victor is rushed into surgery after being struck by a car.

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Rest in Peace
star
7.99
779 votes

#13 - Rest in Peace

Dead Like Me - Season 1 - Episode 14

On the first anniversary of George's death, Rube grants her the day off. Motivated to get her afterlife on track again, she returns to Happy Time to ask for her old job back. But after being bluntly rejected, George pouts through yet another drab day...until the universal powers-that-be intervene and inspire her to try to live her afterlife to the fullest.

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100,000 Heartbeats
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7.95
287 votes

#14 - 100,000 Heartbeats

Heartbeat (2016) - Season 1 - Episode 4

Alex and Pierce disagree on whether an experimental treatment for those with advanced stage cancer is right for the hospital's patients. True to form, Alex takes matters into her own hands with a risky move to find volunteers. Meanwhile, Max looks to drastically change the family dynamic with Alex, and Ji-Sung connects with Callahan.

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Born Again
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7.94
5603 votes

#15 - Born Again

Vikings - Season 3 - Episode 6

Preparations for the Paris raid pick up pace. Porunn and Judith both deliver children, and with new life there is also death. Athelstan tells Ragnar of his re-connection to his Christian faith. Floki interprets a sign from the gods that a sacrifice should be made.

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Chapter Twenty-Two
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7.90
435 votes

#16 - Chapter Twenty-Two

The Firm - Season 1 - Episode 22

On the day of Ray and Tammy's wedding, a new enemy threatens to destroy the joyous family occasion. As Patrick Walker's trial begins, Mitch makes a startling discovery that the conspiracy surrounding the case goes deeper than just the mob.

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Til Death
star
7.89
4893 votes

#17 - Til Death

Person of Interest - Season 2 - Episode 8

The team faces a challenge when the numbers of both a man and his wife come up in the machine.

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Austin City Limits
star
7.87
2425 votes

#18 - Austin City Limits

Revolution - Season 2 - Episode 18

Frustrated with Neville, Jason turns to Miles with crucial information about the Patriots’ next steps for Texas. Determined to derail the Patriots’ plans, Miles and Monroe rush to Austin with Jason, Charlie and Connor in tow. Meanwhile, Aaron grows suspicious of Priscilla’s increasingly unusual behavior.

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Smoked
star
7.87
637 votes

#19 - Smoked

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Season 12 - Episode 24

When a woman is murdered during an afternoon shopping trip with her daughter, Detectives Benson and Stabler are called in because she was scheduled to testify in their high-profile rape case. As the detectives continue to investigate the correlation between the murder and their case, they discover unlikely friendships that will lead them to the truth.

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Solitary
star
7.87
417 votes

#20 - Solitary

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Season 11 - Episode 3

When Lily Milton is reported missing, her boyfriend, Parker Hubbard, points Detectives Benson and Stabler in the direction of Callum Donovan, Lily's downstairs neighbor and convicted bank robber who spent nineteen years in solitary confinement. During the investigation into Donovan's alibi, Lily is found alive, adding a surprising twist to the case and exposing more of Donovan's dark past.

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Passed Pawn
star
7.86
3550 votes

#21 - Passed Pawn

Westworld - Season 3 - Episode 7

A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.

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Clue
star
7.86
3229 votes

#22 - Clue

Revolution - Season 1 - Episode 18

A captive Nora is tortured and left for dead. Monroe learns of Rachael’s attempt to reach the Tower but is unaware of her deadly plan for him. Meanwhile, Miles is desperate to find out how so many of his close associates are being brutally murdered. Later, Miles, Charlie, Neville, Jason, Hudson and Sanborn struggle to make it out of the Plains Nation to join Rachel and save her from what they believe to be certain death.

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Meet Me in Daegu
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7.86
1233 votes

#23 - Meet Me in Daegu

Lovecraft Country - Season 1 - Episode 6

In the throes of the Korean War, nursing student Ji-Ah crosses paths with a wounded Atticus, who has no recollection of their violent first encounter.

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Shell Game
star
7.86
7 votes

#24 - Shell Game

The District - Season 2 - Episode 19

When a man is murdered under suspicious circumstances and Mannion finds out his office is bugged, he starts his own investigation on the case. The latest person to see the victim alive was Lisa Fabrizzi, a CIA agent, which connects the case to the Agency. Mannion faces CIA director Tom Gage for information but doesn't get anything except for a stonewall. Mannion finally gets to the real killer, Braxton, who worked at a software company involved in CIA covert operations. Braxton is killed. Meanwhile, Ella almost buys the house of her dreams and Parras and Brander have to protect condo residents from a monkey.

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Ipsa Scientia Potestas Est
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7.85
2960 votes

#25 - Ipsa Scientia Potestas Est

Orphan Black - Season 2 - Episode 5

Rachel goes on the warpath, lashing out at Sarah’s nearest and dearest. While she tries to keep her loved ones safe, an unexpected visitor threatens to derail Sarah’s plans.

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Behave
star
7.84
774 votes

#26 - Behave

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Season 12 - Episode 3

A woman who has been raped multiple times is afraid to leave her house. The issue of unopened rape kits will see Detective Olivia Benson travel from New York City to Los Angeles.

The Usurper
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7.83
5554 votes

#27 - The Usurper

Vikings - Season 3 - Episode 5

The fleet returns to Kattegat to find tragic circumstances await. Lagertha learns that her Earldom has been usurped and convinces Ragnar to travel to Hederby with her in an effort to reclaim her title. Ragnar causes great surprise when he announces the next raid. The Seer has interesting prophecies for Rollo.

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Phobos Rising
star
7.82
91 votes

#28 - Phobos Rising

The Outer Limits (1995) - Season 4 - Episode 24

For 30 years there has been a fragile truce between the Free Alliance and the Coalition of Middle-Eastern and Pacific States, both on Earth and on Mars. Both groups mine triradium, a super-powerful radioactive mineral that can be used for both power and illegally for weapons. When a giant explosion appears to consume the Earth and sends a giant shock-wave towards Mars, the soldiers at the Free Alliance base on the Red Planet wonder if the truce has come to an end. Cut off from Earth for 12 hours as Mars rotates, Colonel Samantha Elliot (Barbara Eve Harris) believes someone from the Coalition has been smuggling triradium. With communications temporarily out of order and a Coalition drone approaching the Alliance base, Elliot prepares to launch a preemptive strike. Major James Bowen (Adam Baldwin), who has grown fond of Major Dara Talif (Joan Chen), the Coalition liaison officer at the base, disagrees with Elliot.

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Yol
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7.82
6162 votes

#29 - Yol

Vikings - Season 4 - Episode 4

King Aelle goes to Wessex for Christmas and is not impressed with how family relations are developing; Rollo's future hangs in the balance.

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Skip
star
7.81
3078 votes

#30 - Skip

Person of Interest - Season 4 - Episode 18

Reese must protect a bounty hunter who refuses to let the potential threat to her life deter her from the relentless pursuit of her target. Also, Finch tries to set the plan he began in Shanghai in motion.

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For King and Country
star
7.80
776 votes

#31 - For King and Country

Reign (2013) - Season 1 - Episode 9

When Mary and Bash are captured and forced to return to the castle, they discover Catherine waiting and even more determined to keep Mary and Francis apart. Francis learns of the prophecy, but his determination to wed Mary changes everything: in love in politics, tearing the bond of brothers apart, and hardening Catherine's resolve to destroy Mary at any cost.

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Promised
star
7.79
6044 votes

#32 - Promised

Vikings - Season 4 - Episode 5

There's an air of betrayal as those whom Odo trusts plot against him; Ecbert agrees to support Kwenthrith in Mercia; Pregnancy brings happiness to Lagertha and Kalf and a marriage is arranged.

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Persona
star
7.79
350 votes

#33 - Persona

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Season 10 - Episode 8

Benson finds herself going the extra mile to protect a woman abused by her spouse. The investigation turns up information regarding a long-forgotten case of 2nd degree murder and escape.

Tape 2, Side B
star
7.77
3394 votes

#34 - Tape 2, Side B

13 Reasons Why - Season 1 - Episode 4

Hannah thinks someone is stalking her and sets a trap. Hannah's mother confronts the principal and Clay strikes back at someone who wronged Hannah.

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One Man's Treasure
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7.76
3483 votes

#35 - One Man's Treasure

Castle (2009) - Season 2 - Episode 10

When a murdered man is found stuffed in the garbage chute of an apartment building and two women arrive to ID his body — one his wife and the other his fiancee — Castle and Beckett have their hands full keeping the women from killing each other as they work to peel back the layers of the victim's double life. Was it a jilted woman, corporate espionage, or a much darker secret that led to his demise?

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Monster High
star
7.76
62 votes

#36 - Monster High

Dietland - Season 1 - Episode 7

In the wake of her life-altering revelation, Plum struggles to discover her true voice; a new attack threatens to unravel Jennifer's movement.

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Youth is the Season of Hope
star
7.75
362 votes

#37 - Youth is the Season of Hope

Anne with an E - Season 2 - Episode 1

The Cuthberts' boarders stir excitement with a question: Could there be gold in Avonlea? Elsewhere, Gilbert makes a new friend at sea

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Love Story
star
7.75
3049 votes

#38 - Love Story

Revolution - Season 2 - Episode 3

Rachel makes a valiant attempt to rescue Miles and to escape with an ailing Tribesman's wife, while Neville and Jason are caught off-guard, assaulted by violent refugees. Charlie and Adam are at odds over what to do with Monroe. Legions of Tribesmen threaten all of Willoughby but with questionable leadership and Aaron faces death, yet again.

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Black Jack
star
7.73
1042 votes

#39 - Black Jack

Jericho (2006) - Season 1 - Episode 13

Jake, his dad, Heather and Dale visit Black Jack to try and find the parts needed to fix the windmill. Sarah goes home with Hawkins against the rest of his family's wishes.

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Helios-685
star
7.73
2251 votes

#40 - Helios-685

Travelers (2016) - Season 1 - Episode 6

The team tackles their primary mission: stop an event that could change the course of history.

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Seizure
star
7.72
4342 votes

#41 - Seizure

Stargate Universe - Season 2 - Episode 15

Rush slips into a coma in the neural interface chair, and Amanda connects with him in the ship’s matrix, but Ginn informs Eli of a problem with that scenario. Elsewhere, Dr. Rodney McKay’s plan to dial the ninth chevron address hits a snag.

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Roadhouse Blues
star
7.71
7 votes

#42 - Roadhouse Blues

Judging Amy - Season 5 - Episode 14

Despite their protests, Maxine and Amy fail to convince anyone that that dinners out with Ignacio and David don't constitute dating; Amy is asked to decide if a man in the Witness Protection Program can regain custody of his eleven year old son after the boy's mother dies; Lauren and Victor are unhappy when they discover that their parents are dating; Maxine races against time to prevent the participants in a suicide pact at a local high school from carrying out their plans; Shelby's band gets a gig at a local bar, and Peter's invitation to his mother and sister to hear him play provides the opportunity for the relationships between Amy and David, Maxine and Ignacio, and Peter and Shelby to grow and intensify on the dance floor and stage.

Doctor's Orders
star
7.71
331 votes

#43 - Doctor's Orders

Medium - Season 2 - Episode 12

Dr. Charles Walker (from "Penny For Your Thoughts") is back and after Allison's daughter Ariel.

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Tape 2, Side A
star
7.70
3589 votes

#44 - Tape 2, Side A

13 Reasons Why - Season 1 - Episode 3

Jealousy and gossip take a toll on Hannah's relationships. As Alex struggles with feelings regret, the guys pressure Clay into getting drunk.

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Dead Clade Walking
star
7.67
3969 votes

#45 - Dead Clade Walking

Elementary - Season 2 - Episode 14

When Joan revisits one of Sherlock’s cold cases, she discovers an unsolved murder is connected to a rare prehistoric fossil. Meanwhile, Sherlock finds himself in uncharted territory when his duties as a sobriety sponsor cross his personal boundaries.

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The Proposal
star
7.63
399 votes

#46 - The Proposal

The O.C. - Season 1 - Episode 24

Engagement announcements are joyful news, right? Not when it means the one person Kirsten despises will become her stepmom. And not when Marissa will have a new family arrangement she doesn't want.

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Gray
star
7.62
731 votes

#47 - Gray

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Season 12 - Episode 9

Stabler's participation in a Take Back the Night rally at Kathleen's campus results in an extra case for him and Benson when a student claims she was raped. Unfortunately, the case turns out to be a "he said-she said" type with little evidence. Enter Sonya Paxton, and it can only get more complicated.

M
star
7.61
441 votes

#48 - M

Maid - Season 1 - Episode 6

Determined to send Maddy to a better preschool, Alex desperately searches for a new place to live, a process complicated by her government benefits.

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Ease for Idle Millionaires
star
7.59
1759 votes

#49 - Ease for Idle Millionaires

Orphan Black - Season 5 - Episode 5

While Sarah and Kira spend some well-needed bonding time at home, secrets are unlocked about Kira's special gifts that are surprisingly linked to the island's creature. Meanwhile, Cosima joins Delphine at the mansion for a twisted family dinner.

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The Reluctant Taxidermist
star
7.58
660 votes

#50 - The Reluctant Taxidermist

Sneaky Pete - Season 2 - Episode 7

The location of the money revealed, Marius makes a bold move to snatch it all for himself, but Maggie and Luka are not so easily fooled. Taylor makes plans to frame the hitman for Winslow's murder. Carly turns to Maggie in search of an otherworldly connection to her parents. Julia's new bondee proves more challenging than anticipated. Otto and Sam find that their Colin troubles are far from over.

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