The Best Episodes Directed by Janice Cooke
#1 - The Second Time Around
The Carrie Diaries Season 2 - Episode 8
Carrie is delighted when she gets the chance to interview the CEO of Bongo Jeans – but the pressure is on when Larissa tells Carrie that this is her last chance to land a piece in Interview magazine. Mouse gets some news that drives an unexpected wedge between her and West, and Sebastian’s father delivers other news that could forever change Sebastian and Carrie’s relationship. Elsewhere, Walt finds a surprising father figure in Tom, and Maggie tries to muster the courage to tell her dad the truth about the last few months.
#2 - Cinderella Story
Dawson's Creek Season 3 - Episode 17
When Joey turns to Pacey for rescuing after she flees Boston halfway through her visit with A.J., the two old friends may finally confront their growing feelings for each other. Meanwhile, to avoid suspension, Pacey becomes a mentor to a young boy and must contend with a little version of himself with a big attitude; and behind Gale's back, Dawson asks Mitch to help with the opening of her new restaurant.
#3 - It's Called Improvising, Bitch!
Ringer Season 1 - Episode 21
Andrew catches Catherine trying to fake Bridget's suicide, so she holds them both hostage along with Juliet. Running out of options, Catherine calls Olivia, who is revealed to be her lover. Olivia tells Catherine to bring Bridget to her house, so they can run away together. When Catherine and Bridget arrive, Agent Machado arrests Catherine, having heard the conversation at the apartment after Bridget secretly calls him. Meanwhile, the main witness against Henry dies of a drug overdose and Siobhan gives birth to twin girls. Henry asks the nurse for a paternity test, showing his doubts about Siobhan.
#4 - All About Appearances
Privileged Season 1 - Episode 6
Megan's relationship issues with the opposite sex reach a new level when she realizes that Jacob is still interested in his ex-girlfriend and Charlie decides to put the brakes on their friendship. Meanwhile, Laurel is persuaded by Megan to include Sage and Rose in her marketing campaign.
#5 - All About My Brother
Gossip Girl Season 1 - Episode 16
Georgina informs Serena that she can reveal a deep dark secret from Serena's past, but no one is prepared for what Georgina does next. Blair and Jenny's power struggle continues when each of them start spreading scandalous rumors about each other on Gossip Girl. Dan sees Jenny's new beau, Asher, cheating on her, but Jenny won't listen to him. Rufus goes to Lily for advice on how to handle Jenny's new behavior. Serena tries to confront Georgina, but she leaves before Serena has a chance. After this, Serena says that she and Georgina are not friends.
#6 - A Whole New Kind of Bitch
Ringer Season 1 - Episode 5
Gemma asks Bridget, who is still posing as Siobhan, to do her a favor that could cost Bridget everything. Henry is given some crushing news about his writing career, and Andrew has to deal with his tumultuous relationship with his teenage daughter Juliet. Bridget meets a potential new sponsor named Charlie at a local Narcotics Anonymous meeting, while Malcolm must face his demons when he is put in a position that could jeopardize his sobriety.
#7 - Whores Don't Make That Much
Ringer Season 1 - Episode 14
Following her investigations from the last episode, Bridget takes Malcolm to Siobhan's secret office only to find it empty. Back in the Martin's apartment, Bridget gets a call that causes her to remember what drove her apart from her sister. Flashbacks from seven years ago reveal Siobhan's troubled relationship with Dylan, an ex-boyfriend who dumped her after she got pregnant, but after a few years wants to prove that he was a changed man. Bridget, who is babysitting Siobhan's son, Sean, allows Dylan to take Sean out just for one day despite Siobhan forbidding it. On their way home, Dylan asks Bridget if she can support him when he files to be Sean's legal guardian, and a car hits them in the middle of the road, killing Sean in the process. Back in the present day, Bridget, as Siobhan, forgives Dylan after understanding that what happened was an accident, and not necessarily their fault. In the meantime, after finding out that Henry has got the key to Siobhan's Safe deposit box, Malcolm, who's helping Bridget to find out who's chasing her, decides to keep an eye on Henry. Juliet's scheme takes a dark path when Tessa is brutally attacked after buying a car with Andrew's money, which causes Juliet to believe Mr. Carpenter did it. She then tells her father that she is willing to live with her mother in Miami for a "change of scenery." That leads to the revelation that Catherine was the one who had the idea for the scheme.
#8 - An Attempt to Tip the Scales
One Tree Hill Season 3 - Episode 4
It's Halloween in Tree Hill and everybody is celebrating at Tric, with special guest band Fall Out Boy. The masquerade ball gives the opportunity to Haley to win back Nathan while Brooke is trying to seduce Lucas. Also, Peyton decides to face her new mother and get to know her; Dan uses blackmail to become mayor but things don't turn out as easy as he thought they would when Deb gets in his way.
#9 - Sad Songs for Dirty Lovers
One Tree Hill Season 4 - Episode 14
Haley confronts Brooke regarding the stolen calculus test. Lucas and Peyton consider taking their relationship to the next level as Peyton and Brooke grow closer. In Deb's absence, Nathan throws a senior party at the Scott House where a sex tape from Nathan's past surfaces.
#10 - Vaya Con Leos
Charmed Season 8 - Episode 10
The Angel of Death returns to visit the Charmed Ones but they're shocked to learn that he's there for Leo. To try to stop him from taking Leo, Piper casts a spell that backfires, making every man a Leo lookalike, forcing Piper to take drastic measures and ask the Elders and the Avatars for help. Meanwhile, Billie continues her search for the truth behind her sister's disappearance.
#11 - You've Got Yale
Gossip Girl Season 2 - Episode 16
The students are stressed out as they find out who was accepted and who didn't make the cut for early admission to Yale. Meanwhile, Serena bonds with Rachel, her Shakespeare teacher, who is unaware of what Blair has in store for her following receiving her first B. Chuck finds an unlikely ally in his feud with Jack and Nate and Vanessa have a romantic evening together.
#12 - It's Alright Ma (I'm Only Bleeding)
One Tree Hill Season 5 - Episode 4
Peyton wants Haley to work with Jason on his music but he refuses to. Mouth is involved in a relationship with his boss and age is a factor in it. As the opening of Clothes over Bros approaches, Brooke finds herself in a few problems. Nathan takes strides to help Quentin.
#13 - The Dark Night
Gossip Girl Season 2 - Episode 3
In a humorous twist, Blair questions the lack of passion in her relationship with Marcus, while at the same time Chuck appears to have lost his "passion" for any woman other than Blair. Meanwhile, Nate struggles between his feelings for Vanessa and his more-complicated-by-the-day relationship with Catherine. Jenny risks losing her internship when Eleanor catches Jenny critiquing one of the Eleanor Waldorf designs.
#14 - Hell's Belles
Hart of Dixie Season 1 - Episode 11
When Zoe goes in search of some family history in Bluebell, she discovers that she is a legacy to the Bluebell Belles. Of course, once Lemon catches wind of the news, she makes it her sole mission in life to make sure Zoe doesn’t become an official Belle and puts her through a humiliating initiation. With the help of Wade, Lavon attempts to jump back into the dating scene, but he finds it difficult because Didi is telling everyone that he’s in love with her. Meanwhile, George devises a plan to stop a huge chainstore from building near Bluebell and as a result driving business away from the town.
#15 - The Unblairable Lightness of Being
Gossip Girl Season 3 - Episode 18
Chuck offers to throw a wedding for a very pregnant Dorota who insists that she and Vanya have a traditional wedding before her parents arrive from Poland and find their daughter pregnant and without a husband. Dorota asks Blair and Chuck to be part of the ceremony and walk her down the aisle. Serena tells Nate she is having breakfast with the Humphreys when in reality she’s secretly meeting up with Carter Baizen. Rufus discovers that Lily has been lying to him about her whereabouts.
#16 - Last Dance
Pretty Little Liars Season 6 - Episode 9
It is prom time at Rosewood High School, except for Alison, Aria, Emily, Hanna and Spencer who have been banned due to "security" concerns. As the girls see this as the final humiliating blow to their high school careers, the girls' mothers try to make the best of a bad situation by offering a home prom in Spencer's barn. At first reluctant, the PLLs agree and try to make the best out of a bad situation. But one to never miss a formal, Charles has other plans in store to make this a night they will never forget. Meanwhile, Veronica, Pam, Ashley and Ella use prom night to touch base on everything that has happened to their daughters.
#17 - The Wrath of Con
Gossip Girl Season 2 - Episode 23
Blair puts pressure on Georgina to making amends for her past bad behavior by helping her in an evil plan. The rivalry between Nate and Chuck over Blair reaches a boiling point. Lily makes a secret plan to help Rufus with Dan's college tuition.
#18 - The Great Unknown
The Carrie Diaries Season 1 - Episode 9
When Dorrit goes missing under Carrie's watch, Carrie lashes out at Sebastian, the one person who can help her find Dorrit. Mouse butts heads with West, a popular jock who, much to her chagrin, stole her spot as number one in the class. Walt surprises himself when he confides in someone completely unexpected. Meanwhile, Tom finds himself in uncharted territory when it comes to women and turns to Larissa for advice.
#19 - Blood Magic
Grimm Season 6 - Episode 10
After a series of brutal and deadly attacks, Nick and Hank find an unlikely lead in a local nursing home. Meanwhile, Eve goes to Adalind to get answers that only a Hexenbiest can provide. Elsewhere, Capt. Renard confronts Nick about the mysterious symbols and tries to strike a deal.
#20 - The Guilty Girl's Handbook
Pretty Little Liars Season 4 - Episode 8
Hanna comes up with a desperate plan to save her mother from a conviction and turns to the only person she thinks can help – Mona. Caleb tries to convince her Mona can’t be trusted, causing Mona to prove her loyalty in the most unexpected way. And Spencer returns to an old haunt to investigate new evidence relating to Wilden and his surprising ties to another mysterious death. Meanwhile, “A’s” recent machinations take their toll on Emily and her mom, driving Emily to reconnect with her old boss Zoe to look for an escape. And Aria relies on Jake to help her understand Mike’s new attitude, leaving them both confused about the nature of their relationship.
#21 - Chapter Seven
Jane the Virgin Season 1 - Episode 7
Jane decides the best thing for her is to stay away from Rafael, but when her friends insist on taking her to the hot new club that he owns, she finds it hard to avoid him. Elsewhere, Xo and Rogelio each have dinner plans, so Rogelio suggests they have a double date, but the evening doesn’t work out as planned. Petra is once again scheming to make Rafael’s life more difficult.
#22 - Here You Come Again
Hart of Dixie Season 3 - Episode 14
When Zoe's mom takes her on as a client, Zoe is secretly thrilled that she will finally get her mother’s undivided attention. Brick is surprised to hear that Lemon is returning to town soon, so he enlists Lavon’s help to throw a welcome home party for her. However, her return hits an unexpected snag and she is forced to turn to Wade for help. Meanwhile, George is roped into helping Magnolia.
#23 - Achy Breaky Hearts
Hart of Dixie Season 2 - Episode 8
Both Zoe and Lemon are having a difficult time accepting Lavon and Ruby’s new relationship, so they decide to find out Ruby’s true intentions. Wade agrees to supervise a Little Ranger’s camping trip to avoid a potentially awkward conversation with George. However, when George unexpectedly shows up on the trip, Wade has nowhere to hide, and their talk makes him see his relationship in a different light. Meanwhile, Brick wants to take the next step in his relationship with Emily, but is shocked about who is not on board with the plan.
#24 - A Bigger Boat
Royal Pains Season 6 - Episode 12
Hank treats Cinco when his sore wrist turns out to be more complicated than a simple sprain. Evan and Paige help Emma set a trap to catch Oz. Divya and Jeremiah treat a boat-builder who resents being left behind when his business partner takes a job sailing around the world. Hank helps Charlotte adjust to regaining her vision but the learning curve is steeper than either of them anticipated. Meanwhile, Boris takes a major step towards expanding his foundation.
#25 - The One That Got Away
Stitchers Season 2 - Episode 3
When Fisher's mentor turns up dead, Kirsten's stitch reveals the officer was murdered by a serial killer she's been chasing for years. The Stitchers team picks up the detective's leads in an effort to finally bring the suspect to justice, but danger arrives in an unexpected form when Cameron is trapped with the killer. Camille's rebellious older brother Theo arrives in town with a whole lot of trouble. Meanwhile, Cameron is finally honest with Kirsten about his feelings for her.
#26 - SHTF
Animal Kingdom (2016) Season 4 - Episode 9
J faces the consequences of his missteps with Mia. Pope worries about Smurf's disappearance, while Smurf visits someone from her past. Craig grows frustrated with Deran's secrecy after Deran recruits him for a dangerous assignment.
#27 - I'm Moving On
Hart of Dixie Season 2 - Episode 21
Zoe's attempts at online dating hit a few snags until Rose and Max take matters into their own hands and play matchmaker. Faced with yet another set back with the Rammer Jammer, Lemon and Wade are close to throwing in the towel. George tries everything he can think of to prove to Tansy that they belong together, but she still has her doubts. Brick and Shelby decide that they might have acted too rashly, which forces them to make a difficult decision about their future together. Meanwhile, Lavon refuses AnnaBeth's help in stopping the feud with the competing town's Mayor, leaving her to take a different tact.
#28 - Corkscrew
MacGyver (2016) Season 1 - Episode 8
When MacGyver comes face to face with Murdoc, an international assassin hired to kill him, Mac must defend both himself and Bozer, armed with only a corkscrew and paper towel rolls. Also, Bozer feels completely betrayed when he finally learns Mac’s true identity.
#29 - Deep Ocean Vast Sea
One Tree Hill Season 7 - Episode 6
Haley (Bethany Joy Galeotti) considers taking matters into her own hands as Nathan’s (James Lafferty) scandal threatens his endorsement deals. Julian (Austin Nichols) gives Alex (guest star Jana Kramer) another chance, and Brooke (Sophia Bush) reconnects with Chase (guest star Stephen Colletti). Millicent (Lisa Goldstein) questions whether she has what it takes to be a model. Meanwhile, Clay (Robert Buckley) lets Quinn (Shantel VanSanten) in on a big secret.
#30 - Even Fairy Tale Characters Would be Jealous
One Tree Hill Season 6 - Episode 10
Tension arises backstage at Peyton's USO show as Lucas deals with Peyton and Julian's past. While Haley tries to find a way to ease her stage fright, Nathan grapples with a decision that could forever change his career. Meanwhile, Brooke receives a call that could end her relationship with Sam and Millicent confronts Mouth over Gigi.
#31 - The Stitcher in the Rye
Stitchers Season 1 - Episode 5
When the algorithm for the Stitchers program turns up among thousands of classified documents hidden by a conspiracy theorist, Kirsten starts to suspect her colleagues. Meanwhile, Kirsten starts getting cryptic messages from an unexpected source.