The Best Episodes Directed by Holly Dale
#2 - Two Wrongs
Being Erica Season 3 - Episode 3
When the future of Erica and Julianne’s new company is threatened, Erica is faced with a choice: “Kill, or be killed”. Erica returns to the site of Leo’s fraternity pledge, where she learns that taking the low road often leads to a dark place.
#3 - Leave It to Beavers
Grimm Season 1 - Episode 19
As Nick delves into the trailer’s weapons cabinet and his inner Grimm, the investigation of a dead construction worker leads him into a long standing conflict in the creature world. Sensing an unfamiliar threat, the suspect takes it upon himself to summon reapers to town to eliminate the Grimm once and for all. Meanwhile, Juliette insists that Nick invite Monroe over for dinner, making for quite the interesting evening.
#7 - The Road
Cold Case Season 5 - Episode 15
The team re-investigates the suspected 2007 murder of a bride-to-be who was kidnapped on the day of her engagement party. Lilly and Scotty travel to West Virginia to escort the prime suspect to Philly, and on their way back, they hear his side of the story.
#11 - The Transfer
Smash (2012) Season 2 - Episode 15
With his sights set on the Tony, Tom pulls out all the stops at a Houston & Levitt tribute night, but can Julia turn away from "Hit List" long enough to help? Ivy is afraid of damaging her reputation when Tom asks her to perform a risqué number. The cast of "Hit List" is rocked by a betrayal close to home.
#12 - Boy Crazy
Cold Case Season 5 - Episode 9
The team re-opens the 1963 case of teenage girl who was then thought to have committed suicide. Now, new evidence leads them to believe the girl might have been murdered for acting and dressing like a boy.
#14 - The Good-Bye Room
Cold Case Season 4 - Episode 16
Lilly re-opens the 1964 case of a murdered 17-year-old girl who was killed the day after giving birth to a baby girl in a home for unwed mothers.
#15 - The Lies That Bind
Kyle XY Season 1 - Episode 3
Nicole has things to attend to, so other members of the family have to babysit Kyle, who's having trouble processing the little white lies that his family tell. Meanwhile, Steven learns that he'll have to lay off employees & Amanda freaks out over a fender bender.
#16 - Keep Your Mouth Shut
Chicago Fire Season 2 - Episode 15
Severide is getting impatient with the police as Vince Keeler walks free. Meanwhile, the house pulls out all the stops to save a girl trapped inside a donation bin, Mouch learns that Boden’s secretary Connie is not someone to mess with and the squad and truck are called to a serious high rise fire inside a 20-story downtown office building.
#17 - Erica the Vampire Slayer
Being Erica Season 1 - Episode 12
Unnerved in her new position at River Rock Publishing. Erica must learn to step outside her shell, challenge her inhibitions and learn that her abilities are not nearly as confined as she had believed them to be.
#18 - Matthew 621
God Friended Me Season 1 - Episode 8
The “God” account sends Miles the profile of a lawyer who died six months ago, leading him, Cara and Rakesh to dig into the man’s past in order to figure out who exactly they’re supposed to help. Also, Miles asks Nia on a date; Rakesh and Lucy, his hacker friend, continue searching for the person behind the “God” account; and Ali encourages Arthur to play his saxophone publicly for the first time since his wife died.
#20 - Christmas Party
Nero Wolfe (2001) Season 1 - Episode 10
Archie Goodwin is engaged to Margot Dickey, and attends a formal get-together with her on Christmas Eve. Present is a bartender in a Santa Claus outfit, who vanishes quietly shortly afterwards.
#21 - Head Case
Castle (2009) Season 4 - Episode 3
A murder scene complete with lots of blood but no victim and high tech life-extension science are all part of the investigation as Castle and Beckett try to solve a murder without a body. Meanwhile, Alexis waits to hear news about her application to Stanford.
#22 - Get a Clue
Castle (2009) Season 6 - Episode 6
Castle and Beckett investigate the bizarre murder of a young woman who was found ritually posed. When the team finds a collection of strange symbols in her apartment and the prime suspect turns out to be a mysterious monk, Castle becomes convinced they’ve stumbled onto a “Da Vinci Code” style conspiracy. Meanwhile, Castle tries to come to grips with the fact that Alexis and Pi have moved in together.
#24 - Now I'm God (3)
Chicago P.D. Season 3 - Episode 10
A doctor with personal connections to Voight is under investigation when four of his patients are committed to Chicago Med after an overdose of chemo. The doctor denies Lindsey and Halstead access to his files, but after obtaining a warrant the team is able to track down his patients and discover all of them have been poisoned with unnecessary chemo. Meanwhile, Burgess and Platt work together to clear Roman's name. (The Beating Heart (1) aired on Chicago Fire, season 4, episode 10. Malignant (2) aired on Chicago Med, season 1, episode 5.)
#25 - The Bridge
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 1 - Episode 10
In a shocking cliffhanger episode, Coulson takes the war back to Centipede, and this time he brings in Mike Peterson for some super-soldier support. As they get closer to the truth, startling secrets are revealed and an unexpected twist threatens the team.
#27 - All Choked Up
Relic Hunter Season 3 - Episode 10
Event: GREECE 800 B.C. Sydney is grabbed by mysterious men, who lock a necklace on her. The next morning, under the influence of Carson Inez, she declares an indefinite leave of absence and departs for Greece with Inez. Karen and Nigel are shocked, and Nigel soon ascertains that the amulet has mind-control powers. He travels to Greece, where he finds that Sydney is willingly helping Carson to locate the tomb of Athena. Despite his best efforts, Sydney remains under Carson's thrall. Nigel is captured and reluctantly helps the two women. He later escapes, and Carson and Sydney make a try for the statue. Sydney realizes something is amiss and during moments of clarity manage to inscribe the incantation that binds the necklace wearer. Sent to kill Nigel, she manages to get it to him and he frees her. They capture Carson and avoid her men by putting her under the necklace's control.
#28 - The Rabbit Hole
Being Erica Season 3 - Episode 1
At the end of Season Two, Erica walks through a door, her door, ready to face whatever is on the other side. Now everything in Erica’s life - her job, her love life, even her therapy with Dr. Tom - starts anew, and gets turned upside down in the process.
#30 - Hi, My Name Is Rebecca Harris
Limitless Season 1 - Episode 20
When Rebecca learns the truth about her father’s death, she takes NZT for the first time and uses it to seek justice for his murder. Also, Sands makes a dangerous move against Brian to ensure the success of his new initiative.
#31 - Deliver Us
Chicago Med Season 2 - Episode 21
Dr. Rhodes fights to save a mother who’s desperate to help her daughter beat cancer. Dr. Charles asks Sarah to conduct his daughter Robin’s psych evaluation but has difficulty staying out of the case. When Will and Dr. Manning spend more time together at work, Nina goes to extreme measures to get Will’s attention. Meanwhile, Dr. Choi puts pressure on Noah when a residency spot becomes available.
#32 - La Llorona
Grimm Season 2 - Episode 9
Despite the enthusiastic anticipation of the city’s residents for Halloween, a series of horrifying child abductions make their way to Portland, quickly spoiling the holiday spirit. Nick and Hank join forces with Valentina Espinosa, a mysterious detective from Albuquerque, to help find and capture the elusive suspect. Meanwhile, Monroe celebrates the holiday in fine style as he teaches the neighborhood bullies a lesson.
#33 - Santa Bites
Chicago Fire Season 3 - Episode 10
A house fire leads members of the truck and squad to race to save the lives of the couple trapped inside, and then are faced with the perplexing aftermath. Meanwhile, Chief Boden prepares to start his new family, while the combination of life at work and home pushes Casey and Dawson apart. Elsewhere Molly’s II has its chance to shine at the Chicago Holiday Fest.
#34 - Delinquent
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Season 12 - Episode 23
When a young woman finds a teenage boy asleep and naked in her bedroom, his mother, Bree Walsh, is quick to defend him. While Detective Benson and Detective Stabler try to figure out what truly happened, they also have to manage the sneaky teenager and his naive mother. As the detectives dig deeper, they discover how deceptive appearances can be.
#35 - Just a Man
Flashpoint Season 2 - Episode 16
Model prisoner Anton Burrows is up for parole but is denied when the victim’s family, the Amiris, speaks against him. Moments later, a ruthless gang incites a riot at Langstaff Maximum Security and takes the Amiris hostage. The SRU are called in and Ed is surprised to find an old friend acting as riot spokesman. Investigation leads the team to suspect the gang is plotting a break, but they discover the gang’s true agenda is much worse.
#36 - Significant Others
Castle (2009) Season 5 - Episode 10
When a powerful divorce attorney who only represented women is murdered, Castle and Beckett are confronted with a plethora of angry ex-husbands, any one of whom could be the murderer. Meanwhile, Castle's ex-wife (Darby Stanchfield), Meredith, moves into the loft to take care of Alexis while she recovers from Mono, and to make matters worse, Beckett is also forced to move in while her apartment is being fumigated, causing tension, humor and more than a little awkwardness.
#37 - Thieves' Honor
Jeremiah Season 1 - Episode 11
Kurdy and Jeremiah goes to Clairfield to save Elizabeth who has been kidnapped by some of Theo's former underlings. In Thunder Mountain there is an investigation trying to find the traitor who is leaking information.
#38 - Self Made Man
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles Season 2 - Episode 11
Cameron learns that a terminator was accidentally sent back to 1920s Los Angeles, and she tries to find out what happened to him. Meanwhile, John has a run-in with a group of punks while taking Riley home from a party.
#39 - Surfacing
The Gates Season 1 - Episode 11
Nick's past comes back to haunt him - again. Emily's Aunt Nancy shows up with a social worker to find out all about the Radcliffe's home life and Claire fears this could be dangerous for her family. Dana makes a concerted effort to reunite Charlie and Andie but romance is put on the back burner when someone or something schemes to torment the Monohan family.
#40 - Don't Hate the Player
Rizzoli & Isles Season 2 - Episode 5
Jane and Maura investigate after the coach of the Boston Pilgrims baseball team is found dead in the locker room. The death comes as a star player and the team owners battle for control of the team. Meanwhile, Jane's brother Tommy returns home after being released from jail.
#42 - Kissed
Reign (2013) Season 1 - Episode 3
When England’s armies threaten Scotland’s borders, Mary asks King Henry for help, but he refuses. Tomas, the son of the King of Portugal, proposes marriage to Mary, promising her aid against England if she’ll abandon Francis and turn to Tomas instead. Francis puts Bash in jeopardy when he lets his feelings for Mary cloud his judgment.
#45 - The Greater Good
Castle (2009) Season 6 - Episode 19
Castle and Beckett investigate the murder of a Wall Street trader, but the case takes a shocking turn when the they discover the victim was an undercover informant for the U.S. Attorney's office. To complicate matters further, the U.S. attorney involved is Elizabeth Weston, Captain Gates' estranged sister.
#46 - Let Your Hair Down
Grimm Season 1 - Episode 7
A mysterious homicide deep in the woods leads to Nick and Hank reopening a long-cold missing persons case. When Nick suspects this abducted person might be a feral creature, he asks Monroe to help remind this wild child of her human nature.
#47 - Right
Quantico Season 1 - Episode 21
The NATS are excited that graduation is near as they prepare to leave Quantico and head out into the real world for their new assignments. In the future, Alex learns someone she cared about at Quantico is not who they seemed to be, as she finds herself at the heart of another possible attack.
#48 - Running Around
Cold Case Season 5 - Episode 3
When the victim's younger sister comes looking for her, the team re-opens the 2006 case of a missing Amish girl who was murdered while she was in Philadelphia experiencing the Amish rite of passage called "rumspringa".
#49 - Favor, Affection, Malice or Ill-Will
Chicago P.D. Season 4 - Episode 15
When Lindsay is tipped off about a grieving father looking to avenge his daughter's death, Olinsky goes undercover as a hitman-for-hire. With Gang Intelligence lacking enough evidence to arrest the original gang-banger in question, the team works to reinvestigate the case. Ruzek comes back after finishing his undercover assignment only to have Voight knock him down to patrol duty.
#51 - Takedown
SEAL Team Season 1 - Episode 19
The SEAL Team sends Ray undercover in a busy spice market to make a high-stakes money swap, and Jason attempts to take down a terrorist known to wear a suicide belt. Also, Ray realizes the devastating consequences of his decisions.
#52 - Eleni Demaris
King (2011) Season 1 - Episode 4
When Detective Eleni Demaris interrupts a home invasion in progress, she’s beaten into a coma, and Jess will stop at nothing to avenge her friend. But according to Graci, she’ll have to work with Detective Ray Arnold – a member of Toronto's notorious Robbery squad – to do it. Robbery squad members are known for their violent tendencies and sloppy work ethic, and Ray is no exception. Ray zeroes in on an ex-con with an eerily similar modus operandi, but Jess fears Ray’s tunnel vision is compromising the investigation. As victims pile up, Jess and Ray must find a way to work together to catch a ruthless criminal with nothing to lose.
#54 - Babies and Fools
Chicago Fire Season 5 - Episode 17
When similar car accidents uncover the fact that someone may be targeting innocent people, a determined Dawson takes matters into her own hands to help push things along. Severide does everything he can to make Anna feel welcome in her new Chicago surroundings. Herrmann, Kidd and Dawson decide to have Molly's included as a stop in this year's pub crawl, despite strong concerns from Otis, who may have his own reasons for standing alone. Meanwhile, Casey tends to his Alderman's duties when a persistent constituent asks for his help in resolving an issue.
#55 - 2112
Chicago Fire Season 4 - Episode 6
Boden's new neighbor asks him for a favor that could have serious repercussions. Severide is upset when he's treated like a candidate by Patterson. Cruz is visited by a gangbanger who knows his brother. The team responds to a call that involves an 18-wheeler; and is thanked with tickets to see Rush.
#56 - The Kennedy Curse
Timeless (2016) Season 2 - Episode 5
When a mission goes awry, Wyatt and Rufus are forced to bring a 17-year-old John F. Kennedy with them to the present. Anxious to return the future president to history, the team must find a way to work together to rescue JFK and return him to the past before Rittenhouse assassinates him in 2018.
#58 - Guilty
Chicago Med Season 1 - Episode 12
Nurse Lockwood gets arrested when she takes a stand. Meanwhile, Dr. Halstead deals with a pending lawsuit against him; a baby’s injuries come into question; Dr. Charles faces personal issues; and suspicions rise about a patient who was hit by a car.
#59 - The Posse
Chase (2010) Season 1 - Episode 7
A U.S. marshal impersonator kills people in a misguided attempt to capture fugitives; Luke gets a surprise visitor who threatens his relationship with the team.
#60 - Child's Welfare
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Season 13 - Episode 16
Detective Benson calls on Bayard Ellis for legal help when her estranged brother, Simon Marsden gets caught in a child custody battle. Also, Detectives Tutuola and Rollins investigate why a newborn baby is abandoned near a hospital.
#61 - Miracle
S.W.A.T. (2017) Season 1 - Episode 8
Hondo and the SWAT team are forced to work over their Christmas vacation when a drug cartel is out for blood after their cache of gold bars is stolen. Also, Jessica draws the attention of Michael Plank, president of the Police Commission, when she approaches him with her ideas on how to improve the SWAT division.
#62 - Ultimatum
Mistresses (US) Season 1 - Episode 8
Savi wants to fight for her relationship with Harry, even if the baby is Dom's; April is still reeling from the revelation that her supposedly dead husband, Paul, is actually alive; Karen is surprised when Sam hires her business partner as his therapist and seeks out his mother, Elizabeth, to express her concern; and after an uncomfortable run-in with Alex's ex, Joss wants to redefine her relationship with Alex.
#63 - Thick as Thieves
Cold Case Season 5 - Episode 5
The team re-opens the 1989 case of an unidentified Jane Doe when she dies in the hospital, after being comatose since the day she was shot 18 year ago.
#64 - COMINT
The Americans (2013) Season 1 - Episode 5
A crucial agent crumbles under emotional distress and threatens to topple a valuable network of KGB informants. Professionally, Philip and Elizabeth are tasked with infiltrating the FBI's new communications encryption system while personally they are forced to grapple with one of the darker aspects of life as a spy.
#65 - Whatever it Takes
The Whispers Season 1 - Episode 7
While Wes meets with the President of the United States to discuss what his team has discovered about the mysterious rock - and whether or not it should be destroyed - Drill sets his sights on a member of the President's family. Meanwhile, Sean reunites with his family, but the reunion could be short-lived as he faces a possible prison sentence for his collaboration with Drill, and Lena attempts to communicate with Drill, with the help of daughter Minx.
#66 - Roller Girl
Cold Case Season 6 - Episode 4
The team re-opens the 1978 case of a teenage roller skater who was found dead in a ravine.
#67 - Wish You Were Here
Extant Season 1 - Episode 3
Molly has to decide if she is going to reveal her pregnancy to John after he confronts her about her distant behavior. Meanwhile, John and Molly face parents who are suspicious of Ethan when he goes to school for the first time.
#68 - Royal Blood
Reign (2013) Season 1 - Episode 12
When Clarissa kidnaps the younger children of King Henry and Queen Catherine, Mary and Bash work with the Queen to find them, with tragic results. Meanwhile, when Lola attempts to help her brother with a debt he owes, Francis rescues her, causing the two of them to grow closer.
#69 - Disco Bob
Chicago P.D. Season 2 - Episode 12
Bob Ruzek is the first to arrive on the scene of a double murder. Intelligence arrives to take over the investigation and tensions arise as Bob needs to hand over the case to his son and Voight. Lindsay's new gig has her planning a trip to Bolivia for an undercover investigation that could be for an extended amount of time. Burgess and Roman realize they need to put past events behind them so it doesn't jeopardize them going forward.
#70 - Stranded
Timeless (2016) Season 1 - Episode 7
The team chases Garcia Flynn to 1754, but after he reveals his true intentions, they're forced to scramble through hostile territory. Now, if they want to survive, they'll need to learn to trust each other. Meanwhile, Agent Christopher quietly investigates Connor Mason, and Jiya has a hunch that Rufus might be resourceful enough to open a line of communication with the present.
#75 - Crushed
Life (2007) Season 2 - Episode 5
When a college student is found crushed to death in a wrecking yard, the probe leads Crews and Reese to a complex online love triangle; Crews continues his investigation into Jack Reese by hunting for the officers seen in his latest clue.
#78 - Home
Stargate Atlantis Season 1 - Episode 9
McKay's efforts to harness the energy of an alien planet's atmosphere allows for a return trip to Earth -- but the team may not be able to return to Atlantis.
#79 - Granting Immunity
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Season 16 - Episode 19
Pornographic photos from 15 year-old Savannah Biel's house party quickly circulate around her Tribeca high school and go viral. Barba's efforts to arrest the student responsible for posting the images is stalled when several suspects fall victim to a fast-moving measles outbreak. When Benson's foster son also catches the illness, she investigates a group of mothers who may have falsified their children's medical records. Meanwhile, Amaro receives some distressing news about his son.
#81 - Teacher’s Pet
Bull (2016) Season 1 - Episode 11
An attorney for one of Bull’s former clients, Liberty Davis, asks him to consult on a couple’s civil suit against a teacher who had a sexual relationship with their son. However, his trial strategy suffers a major setback when the teen switches to the teacher’s side.
#82 - Jurisprudence
Cold Case Season 7 - Episode 3
The team re-investigates the 2004 death of a teen-aged boy who was wrongly sent to a a juvenile detention center.
#83 - Door to Death
Nero Wolfe (2001) Season 1 - Episode 9
Wolfe needs a new orchid man, and goes on an adventure to find him. Only to find a murder scene at his destination and no way of retrieving the horticulturalist without first solving the mystery.
#84 - Football John
The Forgotten Season 1 - Episode 3
The Forgotten Team investigates a case of a former football player who had been beaten and left in the street.