The Best Episodes Directed by Jesse Peretz
#1 - Every Potato Has a Receipt
GLOW Season 2 - Episode 10
Wedding bells are ringing as the wrestlers step through the ropes for the big finale. But last-minute twists catch everyone off guard.
#6 - Teachable Moments
Nurse Jackie Season 5 - Episode 7
Akalitus forgets to hire an escort for a psych patient who then lays waste to the pharmacy; Frank cancels a lunch date with Jackie; Zoey hears Coop and Carrie having sex; Jackie worries about Frank when she learns that a cop has been shot.
#7 - Halloween
New Girl Season 2 - Episode 6
Jess gets a job as a zombie at a haunted house, but is more frightened of her changing feelings towards Sam. Schmidt and Cece are perfectly matched in the costumes they're wearing, while Winston and Shelby are worlds apart in theirs. Nick gets a visit from a former college crush who shows her affection in a scary way.
#9 - Heart
Nurse Jackie Season 5 - Episode 9
Jackie and Frank have sex for the first time; Akalitus has an extra spring in her step; Coop wants to take his mentoring of Carrie to the next level; Kevin and Grace show up at the hospital after Kevin found a bag of pills in Grace's bag, Jackie delivers Grace to Akalitus and Thor who give her a scared straight tour of the emergency department; Grace has to assist Jackie with a man who collapses on the sidewalk; Jackie wants the girls to live with Kevin.
#10 - Bad in Bed
New Girl Season 1 - Episode 8
When Jess decides to take her relationship with Paul to the next level, she consults with the guys for some sex advice. Meanwhile, Schmidt worms his way into his boss' baby shower to compete with his office female counterpart.
#11 - It's a Shame About Ray
Girls Season 2 - Episode 4
Hannah concentrates on preparing to host her first dinner party and Marnie confronts her ex-boss, Audrey. Meanwhile, Jessa meets her new in-laws and Shoshanna takes her relationship with Ray to the next phase.
#12 - Control
New Girl Season 1 - Episode 16
After Jess realizes that Schmidt is unfairly doing all of the housework, she pushes him to "go on strike," and the entire ecosystem of the loft is thrown off balance. Meanwhile, Nick scrambles when he must pay up to Winston after losing a poker game.
#14 - Beach House
Girls Season 3 - Episode 7
Hannah and her friends go on a weekend getaway; Hannah runs into Elijah and invites him to the beach house.
#15 - Parents
New Girl Season 2 - Episode 8
Jess invites her divorced Mom and Dad over for Thanksgiving dinner and enlists Nick and Cece to help her with a "Parent Trap" to reunite them. Meanwhile, Schmidt's cousin, Big Schmidt, visits, and Winston manipulates them into an escalating battle to prove their manhood.
#16 - What Will We Do This Time About Adam?
Girls Season 6 - Episode 8
Adam comes to Hannah with surprising news. Jessa spends a day off on her own. Shoshanna slogs through helping Ray with his oral-history project, until a fortuitous run-in with Abigail, her old boss, infuses the venture with new energy.
#19 - Timing
Important Things With Demetri Martin Season 1 - Episode 1
Demetri Martin's conceptual sketch-comedy show, which is augmented by stand-up, music and animation, begins with an exploration of "Timing" that includes a time-traveling gigolo and a bit about an ill-tempered actor featuring Amanda Peet.
#20 - Bad Friend
Girls Season 2 - Episode 3
On a freelance writing assignment to get out of her comfort zone, Hannah befriends the junkie downstairs and parties hard with Elijah, who reveals an explosive secret. Meanwhile, Marnie has a long awaited run-in with artist Booth Jonathan.
#21 - Super Greens
Nurse Jackie Season 6 - Episode 3
Coop gets the crushing news that his sperm count is too low to allow him to donate. Carrie gets a lucky break, which leads to a medical segment on the local news. Akalitus is on a winning streak, too, with her poker habit starting to pay off. Jackie, however, gets blindsided when Grace - who's been arrested for shoplifting - drops a bomb.
#22 - Live Studio Audience
GLOW Season 1 - Episode 7
As the women prepare for their first live match, Debbie and Ruth seek outside help with their moves, and Rhonda gives Sam a good-luck gift.
#23 - Candyman
Nurse Jackie Season 6 - Episode 9
Jackie learns about a DEA investigation at the hospital that will require her to take a urine test, so she plots to get around it. Meanwhile, Kevin and Mia plan their wedding; the homeless nun returns in worse shape than ever; and Coop and Carrie find a way to skirt their no sex in the hospital rule.
#24 - Painful Evacuation
Girls Season 6 - Episode 4
Hannah interviews influential writer Ode Montgomery, who offers eye-opening advice on being a woman and a writer. When Adam storms off the set of his latest acting job, Jessa suggests they embark on a creative endeavor of their own. Ray considers the course of his life after a regular at the coffee shop dies suddenly. Marnie is confronted with her narcissism.
#26 - Japan
Girls Season 5 - Episode 3
Thriving at her new job in Japan, Shoshanna flirts with the boss, but reminds her work friends that she has a “kind of” boyfriend back in America. Hannah makes a shocking discovery on Fran’s phone and struggles with how to react. After viewing Adam’s performance on a TV police procedural, Jessa shares her insights into his character.
#28 - Gummies
Girls Season 6 - Episode 5
Adam and Jessa begin shooting scenes for their film, but she questions his creative direction. In town to visit Hannah, her mother, Loreen, has a hard time accepting the next phase of her life. Marnie does a less-than-stellar job of being there for a grieving Ray.
#29 - It's Back
Girls Season 2 - Episode 8
Hannah tries to hide mounting anxiety about her book from her visiting parents; Marnie is stunned to learn that Charlie has started a successful app company; while at AA, Adam meets a boisterous woman who coaxes him into dating her daughter, Natalia; and Ray’s aversion to college parties gives Shoshanna pause.
#30 - Halloween
The Mindy Project Season 1 - Episode 4
When Josh invites Mindy to a Halloween party, Mindy stresses out about finding the perfect costume to impress him. Meanwhile, Danny and Jeremy leave work early to finally take their driver's license tests, much to Danny's embarrassment.
#33 - Queen for Two Days
Girls Season 5 - Episode 5
Hannah and her mom, Loreen, embark on a female-empowerment retreat, where Loreen hopes for clarity in her situation with Tad, and Hannah relishes time away from Fran. In Tokyo, Shoshanna enjoys her budding romance with Yoshi, and gets a surprise visitor from the U.S. Jessa meets up with her sister Minerva and asks for a favor.
#34 - Old Loves
Girls Season 5 - Episode 4
Hannah and Fran disagree about their teaching methods. Marnie fumes over Desi’s decision to launch a major construction project in their studio apartment. Jessa pushes Hannah away over an awkward rice-pudding meetup. Elijah gets closer to Dill Harcourt.
#36 - Daddy Issues
Girls Season 4 - Episode 9
Hannah is confronted with a family dilemma and Marnie makes an announcement at Ray's campaign party.
#37 - Cubbies
Girls Season 4 - Episode 4
Hannah is confronted by her classmates after leaving a non-apology apology letter in their cubbies. After being rejected at yet another job interview, a frustrated Shoshanna spends a day with Ray. Creative and romantic tensions between Marnie and Desi reach a breaking point.
#38 - Female Author
Girls Season 4 - Episode 3
Hannah has a lot of free time but nothing to do with only one class a week, while Elijah makes his mark on the Iowa social scene. Back in New York City, Ray warns Marnie about Desi's intentions before they meet with a record label; Shoshanna has a job interview; and Adam gets mixed up in Jessa's world after an AA meeting.