The Best Episodes Directed by Jeff Bleckner
#1 - The Morning After
Knots Landing Season 4 - Episode 17
Gary wakes up at Ciji's and they talk. Abby then threatens her to stay away from Gary. Ciji is upset and asks Laura why everyone hates her and accuses her of things she hasn't done. Ciji finds an article Chip has that says he is wanted in connection for a beating, and his name is Tony Fenice. Chip threatens Ciji not to tell anyone, and she breaks up and fires him. Richard accuses Laura of having an affair with Ciji. Val blames herself for Gary's drinking, and goes to police station when he's arrested. Abby and Westmont are bailing him out, and Abby and Val argue. When Gary wakes up, he overhears Abby telling Westmont to insert a clause in her contract that if Gary's capacity is diminished due to his alcoholism, she will get full power of attorney over his money.
#2 - Moments of Truth
Knots Landing Season 2 - Episode 14
The men take Kenny out to celebrate and the women give Ginger a baby shower at Val's house. Three criminals break into the house to rob the women. Diana, in the kitchen, escapes and calls police. The robbers then take the women hostage. A swat team is called. Tempers flare among the men, who are feeling helpless. After 8 hours, the swat team apprehends the robbers and everybody is okay.
#3 - Mistaken Motives
Knots Landing Season 3 - Episode 8
Ginger and Kenny argue over whether they should let Erin cry or pick her up. Karen goes to a grief group, and makes friends with Bill Medford, whose wife committed suicide. Bill tries to kiss Karen, but she says she isn't ready. Diana misinterprets their friendship and is enraged that Karen is dating. Out of spite, Diana goes to a party with Roy, a biker who Karen hates. He drinks as he's taking Diana home. When a police car tries to pull them over, Roy tries to outrun them, and he and Diana are arrested. Later Karen and Diana have a terrible argument, but then begin to talk and make up.
#4 - Players
Knots Landing Season 2 - Episode 12
Richard gets a job with Kippler, Janson and Stern. He apologizes to Laura for how he's been treating her, but secretly is upset that she earns more than he does. Ginger finally tells Kenny that she's pregnant, but that they need to work out their problems before he can move back in. Karen is upset that Linda is in love with Sid, and is scared that they might be having an affair. Sid and Linda take a test drive and the car breaks down on a deserted desert road. Linda tells Sid she loves him. They kiss, but he says he can't have an affair with her. Sid tells Karen he didn't have an affair with Linda, but jokes that if he had he wouldn't tell her, because he hates to 'brag'. Karen is not amused.
#6 - Nikki Heat
Castle (2009) Season 3 - Episode 11
When Castle's novel "Heat Wave" is turned into a movie, actress Natalie Rhodes, shows up at Beckett's invitation to better understand the character she's going to play. Meanwhile, the threesome investigate the murder of a high-class matchmaker.
#7 - Deep End of the Poole
Boston Legal Season 2 - Episode 24
Name partner Edwin Poole returns from a mental institution to Crane, Poole and Schmidt, ready to jump back in, but Shirley has reservations when he decides to sue a candy company. An A.D.A. with a grudge against Alan brings charges, accusing him of advising his client to flee when a guilty verdict was inevitable. Meanwhile, Brad and Denise decide where to take their relationship.
#8 - The World According to Freedom
Hill Street Blues Season 2 - Episode 8
Belker meets an eccentric calling himself "Captain Freedom" while on a stakeout; LaRue gets more than he bargained for as a cell plant when he overhears an arson suspect taunting an accused child molester; and Furillo issues an ultimatum to the gangs after a savage massacre in a local tavern.
#9 - Once Upon a Crime
Castle (2009) Season 4 - Episode 17
When a woman dressed as Red Riding Hood is found dead in the woods with claw marks covering her body, and soon after a murdered Snow White is discovered with a poison apple in her hand, Castle and Beckett find themselves on a Grimm hunt to catch a fairytale killer before he kills again. But nothing is as it seems in a case filled with deceit, betrayal, secrets and murder.
#11 - Heroes and Villains
Castle (2009) Season 4 - Episode 2
When an ex-con is mysteriously slain in an alley, Castle and Beckett believe a vigilante is behind the murder. But efforts to identify their suspect are thwarted when they discover that he roams the city in a Superhero costume -- and may indeed be a Superhero. Can they capture and unmask the killer before he strikes again?
#12 - The Vigil
Knots Landing Season 3 - Episode 1
The car with Sid and the FBI agent goes over the cliff. The agent dies, and Sid is left paralyzed. Sid goes into a coma, and Karen keeps vigil at his bedside. Surprisingly, Richard comes to the hospital to offer his support and offers to help Karen with insurance, to loan her money, etc. Gary wants Karen's forgiveness, but she says she can't deal with him and asks him to leave. Sid wakes up from the coma.
#14 - Out of the Blue
Franklin & Bash Season 3 - Episode 8
On Rachel’s order, Peter and Jared must court a client whose business was struck by a priceless meteorite. Once the government tries to seize the artifact, the boys’ legal maneuvering steers their client toward his Indian ancestry in an effort to save it. Infeld defends Damien for the murder of a judge, subsequently revealing a few secrets of his own about that fateful day.
#15 - Endless Summer
The Glades Season 3 - Episode 10
On the day of Callie's board exam, Jim must solve the murder of a businesswoman who had founded a new surf clothing line and was about to offer the endorsement opportunity of a lifetime to a young, local surfing champion. Jim gets more frustrated over Callie's lack of communication, while a sympathetic Jennifer tries to comfort him. As he faces an uncertain future where Callie's career in Atlanta will pull her further away from her life with him in Palm Glade, Jim realizes he must make a decision on where their relationship is headed.
#16 - Close Encounters
The Glades Season 3 - Episode 1
When Jim and Carlos investigate the death of a millionaire who bequeathed all his wealth to an organization of UFO enthusiasts, the organization's leader accuses the FDLE of covering up the true cause of death: an alien abduction. Meanwhile, Jim and Callie's relationship heats up, but Callie's job search to keep her in Palm Glade falters.
#17 - Till Death Do Us Part
Castle (2009) Season 4 - Episode 11
When a lothario is killed, Castle and Beckett suspect that the victim’s mysterious double life holds the key to his murder. Their investigation leads to a shocking twist that threatens to disrupt Ryan’s wedding with Jenny.
#18 - Ewe and Me, Babe
Hill Street Blues Season 5 - Episode 6
Furillo feels pressure from the press and Chief Daniels to clear up the shooting death of the Reverend Booker Simons; Joe Keenan interferes on the Hill in pursuit of some renegade Colombian drug dealers; Joyce tries to help a very young hooker straighten out; LaRue and Washington are forced to move early on a chop shop where Belker is undercover; Fay endangers the Simons investigation by revealing information to the victim's wife; Hill and Renko find a dead man and a live sheep in a compromising position; and Jesus (Martinez) rises again.
#19 - A Couple of Choices
Medium Season 1 - Episode 3
Allison has a dream of a husband and wife committing a murder/suicide. D.A. Devalos introduces her to a friend of his, Detective Lee Scanlon, who's sister and brother in-law's deaths were also ruled a murder/suicide, and sees a connection. After learning about Allison's methods of investigation, Scanlon decides he doesn't want her help.
#20 - Pretty Dead
Castle (2009) Season 3 - Episode 23
During rehearsal for "Baron's All-American Beauty Pageant," the contestants are shocked to discover the body of Miss Illinois - strangled, but by whom? As Castle and Beckett delve into the cut-throat competition of the pageant world, they learn that a number suspects had motive for murder, including jealous fellow contestants, the pageant's larger-than-life millionaire sponsor, Victor Baron, and the show's host -- hedonistic TV personality, Bobby Stark.
#22 - Shock and Owww!
Boston Legal Season 2 - Episode 18
Shirley covertly asks Alan for help when nude photographs of her surface for auction. Paul sends Brad in undercover when he suspects his daughter is once again using drugs, and Denny is inspired by a case involving self-defense electrocution.
#24 - Santaclaustraphobia
Hill Street Blues Season 3 - Episode 12
Washington's guilt over shooting a bystander resurfaces; Hill's vagabond father pays a visit; Belker goes undercover as Santa Claus; and Bates spends the holiday in the hospital.
#26 - Tea and Sympathy
Boston Legal Season 3 - Episode 21
When Judge Weldon is charged with possession of an illegal substance, she turns to Alan for help, rekindling their romance. But Denny's attraction to her begins to upset Alan.Shirley and Claire defend a man who miraculously recovered from HIV, but whose blood was patented by the US government.Meanwhile, Clarence battles Jerry Espenson in a case involving a woman being kicked out of her sorority for being socially awkward, and Denise becomes upset when Brad wants to be married in his military attire.
#27 - The Gods Must Be Crazy
Boston Legal Season 4 - Episode 19
A group of high ranking politicos ask Denny Crane to run for President of the United States. Jerry Espenson's ex-girlfriend, Dana, asks that he defend her after she's arrested for prostitution. Carl Sack and Shirley Schmidt represent a woman who is suing the Archdiocese for not permitting her to become a priest.
#28 - Tortured Souls
Boston Legal Season 1 - Episode 15
Shirley asks Alan Shore to use his odious lawyering to help her defend a police officer accused of torture. Donny Crane returns and is the opposing counsel in Denny's case, with Chelina Hall as second chair, where a woman wants to sue her former boyfriend for saying no to her at the alter. For Denny, this is an easy case, for Donny this is to settle a score with Denny for letting him believe for 25 years that he was his father. Meanwhile, Bernard Ferrion is befriended by Catherine and Alan finds variance with that.
#30 - Mr. & Mrs. Castle
Castle (2009) Season 8 - Episode 8
Castle and Beckett investigate the murder of a cruise ship entertainer, only to find themselves trapped at sea with the killer.
#31 - Full Disclosure
Mistresses (US) Season 1 - Episode 11
Karen begins her deposition into her possible role in the death and cover-up of her lover, Thomas Grey, where his son, Sam, has promised to be her alibi. Dominic surprises Karen when he brings in private detective Anthony Newsome to testify. After Joss tells Harry that Savi has yet to open up her paternity results, he decides to go to the clinic to find out for himself. And April and Richard, who have broken up, remember they made an amusement park date with their kids they have to keep. Meanwhile, Joss's feelings for Olivier are stirred up when Alex asks her if she misses sleeping with a man.
#32 - If I Hadn't Forgotten...
Private Practice Season 5 - Episode 6
Charlotte's painful memories of a horrible tragedy are triggered as Amelia continues her downward spiral; Addison takes one step closer to motherhood when she finally chooses a sperm donor; Cooper faces a difficult decision when he realizes his patient's parents have been drugging their son in an effort to control his supposed ADHD; and Pete's trust issues prevent him from repairing his fragile relationship with Violet.
#33 - Happy Birthday, Madam President
Commander In Chief Season 1 - Episode 17
On Mac's birthday, she is faced with the fact that there are American hostages being held in Turkey by a militant Kurdish group. Meanwhile, she also has to interview new candidates to be her Vice President and Dickie tries to convince her of the type of person she needs to choose because her choice will affect her re-election campaign.
#34 - The Breaking Point
Private Practice Season 5 - Episode 9
Amelia makes the hard decision to enter a rehab facility, and finds strength through an 18 year-old girl, as they both go through the painful detox process. Meanwhile, Cooper’s strengthening bond with his son is tested by his allegiance to a patient in need, Pete and Violet’s marriage reaches a tipping point, and Addison collapses from her rigorous fertility treatments.
#35 - Second Choices
Private Practice Season 3 - Episode 20
After her open-ended escape to Costa Rica, Violet has finally returned home and to the practice. Everyone treads a little lightly around her, especially Pete and Addison who have mixed feelings about Violet's desire to reconnect with Lucas. Meanwhile Amelia butts into Sam's personal life, pointing out that he can mend hearts in the OR but can't seem to do that for himself; and Sheldon encourages Charlotte to reconcile with Cooper, while Cooper deals with a young patient who eats everything in sight.
#36 - Domestic Beef
Hill Street Blues Season 3 - Episode 2
Belker forgets his mother's birthday; Hill and Renko look into urban cattle rustling; LaRue and Washington apply for jobs in the Bahamas; and Furillo sits on a board of rights for a fellow captain accused of neglecting his duties.
#37 - No Excuses
Hawthorne Season 2 - Episode 1
Richmond Trinity is shut down and Christina along with Bobby Jackson, Kelly Epson, Ray Stein, and Tom Wakefield transfer to a new hospital on the verge of being closed itself. Christina is named director of nursing and clashes with the old director. Christina and Tom's feelings begin to develop. A woman dies due to lack of medical attention.
#38 - Life In A Fishbowl
Summerland Season 1 - Episode 11
Johnny realizes his feelings for Ava when he sees her having a great time on a date with Nikki's principal,Dr. O'Keefe (Jay Harrington).Meanwhile,Bradin considers taking his friendship with Callie to the next level but is confused when Sarah comes back to town
#39 - Blake's Blindness
Dynasty Season 2 - Episode 12
Blake is frustrated because of the blindness. He's also sure that Bonning is behind the bomb attack and settles plans to get revenge. Krystle wants to wait with telling Blake about her divorce plans until he's better. Blake wants Fallon and Jeff to be friends and stay together and have their baby in peace. Fallon tells Alexis about her affair with Nick, and that she's deeply in love with him. She's also found out about Krystle's relationship with Nick and Alexis is going to help her get Krystle out of their lives.