The Best Episodes Directed by Jeffrey Reiner
#2 - Black Eyes & Broken Hearts
Friday Night Lights Season 1 - Episode 16
Due to racial comments from Coach Mac, the black players on the team refuse to play unless he is sacked.Julie is sucked deeper into the vortex as her friendship with Tyra develops. Matt tries to win Julie back.
#6 - Best Laid Plans
Friday Night Lights Season 1 - Episode 21
Coach Taylor buckles under the pressure from Texas Methodist University. The news of his decision is not taken lightly by his family. Riggins faces the impending consequences of his relationship. Landry wonders whether he should tell someone about Tyra's situation.
#9 - There Goes the Neighborhood
Friday Night Lights Season 2 - Episode 10
Dillon County is hit by a tornado with Laribee High School affected by the damage forcing both rivals to share Dillon's resources. Julie and Tami adjust to Tim Riggins' living in their house, and tension builds between Landry and Tyra.
#11 - The Little Guy
Awake Season 1 - Episode 2
Detective Michael Britten continues to deal with his parallel versions of reality. In one world he's looking for ways to reconnect with his son, Rex, by offering him some normalcy while they deal with his mother's death. In the other, Britten works to understand the emotions that his grieving wife, Hannah is going through. Meanwhile, a witness in the murder of a homeless man tells Britten and his rookie partner, Vega that a "small guy" was spotted at the scene of the crime. When that clue crosses over into the case Britten is working on in his other reality, Bird, is confused by his partner's sudden interest in the height of the suspects they are investigating. Meanwhile, Britten's captain, shows growing concern over his behavior. Later, the events surrounding the fateful accident that changed Britten's life come into question and throughout, Dr. Lee and Dr. Evans continue to present their dueling theories on Britton's condition.
#12 - Tomorrow Blues
Friday Night Lights Season 3 - Episode 13
Five months later, Coach Taylor's contract is up for review on Billy and Mindy's wedding day. Tyra grows anxious about her waitlist status. Matt leaves Grandma Saracen and Julie behind to attend college. Tim and Lyla question their future together.
#14 - Underdogs
Friday Night Lights Season 3 - Episode 12
J.D.'s dad has to deal with child protective services after his fight with J.D. Tyra realizes that life isn't fair and that she needs to do whatever is necessary to get in to college. Matt and Tim prepare for the last game of their high school career: The Texas State Championship.
#15 - Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes
Friday Night Lights Season 1 - Episode 19
With TMU trying to recruit Coach Taylor, Julie insists that she will not be moved away from Matt and Dillon. The quad rugby recruiters in Austin deliver some bad news to Jason. Riggins becomes friends with a single mother and her son.
#16 - Pilot
Caprica Season 1 - Episode 1
58 years before Battlestar Galactica, an astonishing breakthrough is taking shape on the planet Caprica. The creator of a failing urban combat robot project tries to bring a virtual copy of his dead daughter into the real world, using a stolen processor, his combat chassis and her code. He thus creates the Cybernetic Life form Node or CYLON. The rapidly evolving spheres of human and mechanical engineering have collided, along with the fates of two families. Joined by tragedy in an explosive instant of terror, two rival clans led by powerful patriarchs, Joseph Adama (Esai Morales) and Daniel Greystone (Eric Stoltz) duel in an era of questionable ethics, corporate machinations and unbridled personal ambition as the final war for humanity looms.
#21 - Episode 10
The Affair Season 1 - Episode 10
The disappearance of Whitney spurs Helen to scrutinize Noah and his relationship with Alison and her family. Cole searches for answers at Lockhart Ranch. Meanwhile, Detective Jeffries makes significant progress on his case.
#23 - Guilty
Awake Season 1 - Episode 3
Rex is kidnapped by an escaped convict Michael arrested 10 years ago; an investigation in Michael's other reality gets in the way of an event honoring his deceased son; clues from both realities lead to Michael's sanity being questioned.
#25 - I Knew You When
Friday Night Lights Season 3 - Episode 1
In the third-season opener, Eric fights to keep his job and helps Smash rebound. Elsewhere, Tami faces new challenges as principal; Tyra frets over college; Billy proposes; and tension escalates between Lyla and Riggins.
#27 - Bad Ideas
Friday Night Lights Season 2 - Episode 2
So many things have changed at Dillon High and the first day of school is the real test. Matt stands by as his world comes crashing down, while Landry still copes to make sense of his. All eyes seem to be focusing on Smash, while Tami tries to adjust to having a teenager and a newborn.
#29 - Eyes Wide Open
Friday Night Lights Season 1 - Episode 2
As the team pulls together and tries to help Matt get used to his new role as quarterback after Jason's injury, Lyla offers her support to Tim. Jason learns about the extent of his injury, and Tami gets a job as the school guidance counselor.
#35 - 13
Trauma Season 1 - Episode 13
Rabbit has a breakthrough in therapy that reveals a traumatic event from his past. Meanwhile, Nancy and Dianas difference of opinion puts a patients life at risk. Elsewhere, Tyler and Boone consider their futures, as Glenn reaches a career milestone.
#37 - Wind Sprints
Friday Night Lights Season 1 - Episode 3
The situation in town begins to get ugly as Coach Taylor and his family is forced to endure heat from a difficult loss against the San Marco HS Rattlers.Tim and Tyra break up after he confronts her about Smash, and Lyla, after having an argument with Jason, vents her anger onto Tim.
#38 - Protocol
Trauma Season 1 - Episode 12
Glenn handles a procedure by the book and loses a patient, bringing the whole station under a "probie curse." Meanwhile, Rabbit's suspension leads him to mandatory therapy sessions to regain his wings as his relationship with Nancy intensifies. Elsewhere, Marisa deals with a new partner, while Boone and Tyler have a patient jump out of the rig.
#39 - Splinter
12 Monkeys Season 1 - Episode 1
27 years after a virus wipes out most of humanity, scientists send James Cole back to 2015 to stop the plague from ever happening. Cole's only lead is virologist Dr. Cassandra Railly, who knows the dangerous source of the outbreak.
#41 - Happy Birthday, Zack
Power Rangers Season 1 - Episode 10
The Ranger teens & Ernie plan a surprise party at the Juice Bar for Zack. The secrecy leads him to believe they've all forgotten about his birthday. Rita shows she cares, by sending down a special treat, a vicious black knight monster known as Nasty Knight. The Black Ranger faces off with him, Power Axe to sword. Later, Zack's birthday party goes off without a hitch, though Ernie ends up getting covered in cake instead of Bulk & Skull for a change.
#44 - And Then There Were More
The Event Season 1 - Episode 11
Martinez and his Chief of Staff order their intelligence departments to determine the nature of Thomas' message and who it was sent to. Meanwhile, Thomas launches a surprise attack, Alaskan Senator Catherine Lewis threatens to go on national television to alert the public to the enemy among them, and Sean and Leila get a fresh lead on Samantha's location.
#46 - Crossing the Line
Friday Night Lights Season 1 - Episode 8
Julie thinks about going on a date with Matt. A discouraged Smash turns to foul play to improve his on-pitch performance. Cheered by Lyla and Tim, Jason has his first quad rugby game. A dinner turns into a fight for Coach Taylor, Tami, Riggins and his brother.
#51 - Episode 3
The Affair Season 3 - Episode 3
Running from secrets she left behind in Paris, Juliette finds Noah an alluring prospect. But a terrifying event shatters all hope of an easy affair. Meanwhile, Noah must fight like never before to make sense of what just occurred.
#53 - Last Days of Summer
Friday Night Lights Season 2 - Episode 1
Changes in the team force Dillon Panthers to work harder than ever before to achieve the same level of success they had last season. Losing Coach Taylor to TMU might prove to be their biggest setback. Tyra gets a shock visitor. Matt and Landry struggle with their everyday life, as it is not what they expected.
#54 - Inostranka
The Event Season 1 - Episode 12
Meanwhile, newly appointed Alaskan Senator Catherine Lewis threatens to divulge information about the Mt. Inostranka detention facility on an episode of "HARDBALL with Chris Matthews." Elsewhere, Sean and Leila get a fresh lead on the whereabouts of Samantha, but it leads them to a dramatic turn in their lives. James Dempsey foresees that he and Sean will once again cross paths.
#55 - For the Good of Our Country
The Event Season 1 - Episode 8
President Martinez, furious about recent security failures, demands answers from Director of National Intelligence, Blake Sterling. When he doesn't receive the progress that he desires, Martinez decides to personally interrogate Michael Buchanan about his involvement in the assassination attempt. While Michael holds to his claim that he doesn't know who is involved, he inadvertently reveals incriminating evidence about someone deep inside the President's staff. Meanwhile, Dempsey dispatches Vicky on a new clandestine mission. And, elsewhere, Sean and Leila scramble to stay ahead of the covert ops that are trying to silence them and what they know.
#56 - Bad Day At Work
Trauma Season 1 - Episode 3
Boone's marital problems come second when an arm man starts to shoot in a rampage at an office. This problem forces Rabbit and Nancy to work together for the first time in over a year, with a injured hostages. Meanwhile, Marisa learns that she's more similar to Rabbit than she thought.
#57 - What F*cking Lily Girl?
High Fidelity Season 1 - Episode 3
Rob obsesses over the identity of Mac's new girlfriend, falling deeper into the rabbit hole – and finally finding sympathy for her predicament in an unexpected place: Liam. But when her night with Liam ends with a thud, Rob realizes she may be stuck in a pattern that only she can break.
#59 - Episode 2
The Affair Season 1 - Episode 2
As the Butler estate readies for the annual summer party, Noah can't escape the allure of the mysterious Alison. She, meanwhile, bends under the emotional debt owed to her mother-in-law. But as aspects of their separate lives start to weave together, the two are forced to consider an inevitability.
#64 - Episode 3
The Affair Season 1 - Episode 3
With his novel gaining traction, Noah turns to Alison to help him research the local culture - but their innocent tour of Montauk proves more dangerous than expected. Meanwhile, Cole takes a stand on behalf of his community, and Helen deals with business back in Brooklyn.
#66 - The City Whose Name Must Not Be Spoken
Roadies Season 1 - Episode 4
The crew finds themselves the victims of a mythical rock and roll curse, and spends their day off completing odd and very specific tasks needed to break it. Meanwhile, Bill and Shelli search for the band's hard-living bassist.
#67 - Episode 1
The Affair Season 3 - Episode 1
Haunted by recent hardship, Noah struggles to navigate the challenges of his old life while attempting to adapt to a new one. A new love interest isn't enough to overcome a sense of dread. Someone is watching him. Season premiere.
#68 - Pilot
Trauma Season 1 - Episode 1
We meet the first responder paramedics team from San Francisco City Hospital. They rescue by land, by sea or by air to reach and save to their victims in time. In this episode, tragedy hits close to home, and the lives and paths of each member of the team are forever changed.
#70 - Switching Places
Power Rangers Season 1 - Episode 16
Billy's brain switching machine goes haywire (with a little help from Squatt & Baboo), causing his & Kimberly's minds to swap bodies! Hilarity ensues when Billy as Kim, and Kim as Billy, spend a few days in each other's shoes... literally! Plus, the Genie monster rubs our heroes the wrong way.
#74 - Real Life
Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams Season 1 - Episode 1
A future policewoman shares headspace with a brilliant game designer in an alternate world as they both pursue killers whose plans could have shattering consequences. Because the very device that connects them can also destroy them, danger lurks at every turn.
#76 - Different Drum
Power Rangers Season 1 - Episode 5
Kimberly's deaf friend, Melissa, has a tough time fitting in. When the Gnarly Gnome monster strikes, using music to hypnotize the children of Angel Grove, her handicap allows her to remain unaffected. With her aid, the Power Rangers put an end to the Gnome's symphony of destruction.
#77 - Approachable Dreams
Dirty John Season 1 - Episode 1
Debra Newell has a seemingly perfect life: she’s successful, beautiful and lives in one of California’s most desirable coastal cities, Newport Beach. The only thing missing is love. So when Debra finally meets charming and handsome doctor John Meehan, she’s quickly swept into a whirlwind romance, much to her daughters’ dismay.
#79 - Vow of Silence
The Sentinel Season 1 - Episode 10
As Blair forces Jim to a vacation at a remote monastery, Ellison begins to enjoy until one of the monks is found dead.
#80 - Ice Station
Medical Investigation Season 1 - Episode 14
The team is trapped in a snowstorm in the arctic while trying to figure what is causing pneumonia in patients that also causes psychosis. To make matters worse, one of their own goes down with the same illness.
#81 - Big Sisters
Power Rangers Season 1 - Episode 7
Kim & Trini get the task of being "big sisters" to a mischievous little girl named Maria. Rita kidnaps the bratty child, with intent of using her to open a magic trunk filled with Power Eggs. The Rangers end up facing the Chunky Chicken monster to save the annoying girl. All of this, plus, Billy unveils his specially modified VW Beetle, known as the RADBUG.