The Best Episodes Directed by Joe Ahearne
#2 - Episode 5
Apparitions Season 1 - Episode 5
When a young Muslim, Zaid, claims to see visions of the Virgin Mary, Jacob is sceptical. But when the boy also claims to have seen visions of his dead father suffering in hell, Jacob is convinced that Satan is tricking the boy. Zaid holds his imam hostage in order for Jacob to perform a reverse exorcism, to free Zaid's father from hell. Cardinal Bukovak advises they go ahead with the ritual, despite Jacob's misgivings and the potentially catastrophic consequences...
#4 - The Parting of the Ways (2)
Doctor Who (2005) Season 1 - Episode 13
Location: The Gamestation (Satellite 5) Date: 200,100 Enemy: Emperor Dalek, The Daleks The fate of the Universe is hanging in the balance as the Dalek fleet begin their invasion of Earth. The Doctor must decide whether to sacrifice every human being on Earth in order to save every other living creature in the universe from the Daleks. Either way, he knows he must send Rose home...
#5 - Bad Wolf (1)
Doctor Who (2005) Season 1 - Episode 12
Location: The Gamestation (Satellite 5) Date: 200,100 Enemy: The Games, The Daleks In a seemingly futuristic world, the Doctor wakes up in the Big Brother house during an eviction, Rose wakes up on the Weakest Link with the Anne-Droid, and Captain Jack gets a make over with Trin-E and Zu-Zana. But something unusual is happening, and the losing contestants are being disintergrated. Obviously, it's time for the Doctor to investigate. There could be only one monster behind this - the Daleks!
#6 - Episode 1
Apparitions Season 1 - Episode 1
Father Jacob is approached by a young girl who believes her father is possessed by the devil. Although he is initially skeptical, Jacob is forced to take extraordinary steps to ensure her safety by staging a dramatic exorcism, despite the misgivings of his church colleagues.
#8 - Dalek
Doctor Who (2005) Season 1 - Episode 6
Location: Utah, Earth Date: 2012 Enemy: Dalek The Doctor and Rose find themselves in an underground museum in Utah in the year 2012. The museum houses all kinds of extra-terrestrial artefacts the only living exhibit being one of the Doctor's oldest enemies - a Dalek. But soon after, it escapes from its "torture chamber," and goes on a killing spree. Will Rose be one of the victims?
#9 - Father's Day
Doctor Who (2005) Season 1 - Episode 8
Location: London, Earth Date: 1986 Enemy: The Reapers Rose requests a trip back to the day her father, Pete Tyler, died. Reluctantly, the Doctor agrees, but he realises he has made a mistake, when Rose saves Pete from being run over by a car. This has now changed the timeline, and Reapers are transposing themselves all over the Universe. However, this time, the Doctor doesn't have a plan…
#11 - Sub Judice
Ultraviolet Season 1 - Episode 3
The squad members investigate the attempted rape of a female barrister who was apparently saved by a vampire. They find that she has been desperately trying to have a child, and has been been impregnated in-vitro with her late husband's sperm, but the pregnancy is not normal. Meanwhile, Jack has disappeared without trace and Kirsty tries to get Jacob, a journalist, interested in investigating his disappearance.
#12 - Habeas Corpus
Ultraviolet Season 1 - Episode 1
Police detective Michael Colefield has his normal life thrown into disarray when he finds out that his best friend has disappeared the night before his wedding, and may be a corrupt cop. The plot thickens when DS Colefield is visited by two members from a secretive group posing as internal affairs.
#13 - Boom Town
Doctor Who (2005) Season 1 - Episode 11
Location: Cardiff, Wales Date: 2006 Enemy: Margaret Blaine (Blon Fel Fotch Pasameer-Day Slitheen) The Doctor, Rose and Captain Jack stop off in present-day Cardiff to recharge the TARDIS on the Rift they formerly encountered in 1869. Whilst there, they come upon a since-thought-long-dead enemy of theirs, who is hatching yet another plan to destroy Earth.
#14 - Aliens of London (1)
Doctor Who (2005) Season 1 - Episode 4
Location: London, Earth Date: March, 2006 Enemy: Slitheen The Doctor and Rose return to modern-day Earth, only to find it has been a year since Rose first set off, and everyone thought she was missing, presumed dead. Whilst there, a spaceship crashes into Big Ben and lands in the Thames. Soon, all is not as it seems with the residents of 10 Downing Street.
#15 - World War Three (2)
Doctor Who (2005) Season 1 - Episode 5
Location: London, Earth Date: March, 2006 Enemy: Slitheen With the Doctor, Rose, and MP Harriet Jones trapped inside Downing Street, the Slitheen make their move: Nuclear Warfare. If the human race is obliterated, the Earth can be sold on the Galactic Black Market for a very reasonable price. It's up to the Doctor to defeat the Slitheen before the entire population of the Earth is wiped out. But will he have to make the ultimate sacrifice: Rose Tyler...?
#17 - In Nomine Patris
Ultraviolet Season 1 - Episode 2
Investigating a suspicious hit-and-run by a limousine with blacked-out windows, the squad suspects that the sunlight-shy son of a well-known businessman is a vampire and decides to investigate his financial activities.
#18 - One Bedding and a Funeral
This Life Season 2 - Episode 16
Egg's father and mother have gone on a belated second honeymoon, packing Egg's 15-year-old brother Nat (Damian Zuk), off to London for the week. He's testosterone personified and hits on anything female. Enter office trollop, Kelly (Sacha Craise), who corners the boy in Anna's room with the immortal line, "It's all right, I'm a virgin too." While Egg is tied up looking after Nat and trying to get the lease on the cafe, Milly and sleazy O'Donnell are attacking each other's briefs with gusto. Becoming more and more daring, the pair nearly get caught in a compromising situation late one night in the office. "We shouldn't have let this happen here,"" O'Donnell tells Milly, "We have to establish some ground rules." Miles, meanwhile, is seriously worried about Anna. She is drinking heavy, working too hard and determined to boycott her mother's funeral. Kira finally gets her period and Jo is like a man reprieved from death row. His happiness is short-lived, however Kira dumps him.
#19 - The Secret Of My Excess
This Life Season 2 - Episode 17
Anna is cracking up, burning the candle at both ends and being vile to anyone who suggests she's got a problem. At an important meeting, Graham is severely embarrassed by her behaviour and, following her into the toilet, finds her snorting up a line of cocaine. After all her hard work, it now looks like she will be dismissed. Anna decides to drink herself into oblivion. After Jo gently declines sex, she tries to pick up a stranger has a half-fight with his girlfriend and returns to the house, stoned, drunk and at the end of her tether. Miles is in bed with Francesca, but comes down to investigate the commotion. Anna is in tears. All the grief pours out about her mother, the job, etc. Finally we see the concerned, caring side of Miles. But as he tries to help Anna, one thing leads to another until they end up having tender sex on the couch. Ferdy walks in on them and beats a hasty retreat, only Anna sees him. Later Miles creeps back up to bed with Francesca.
#20 - Diet Hard
This Life Season 2 - Episode 18
Lenny invites Ferdy round to meet his sister, while Anna is trying hard to straighten out her life. Meanwhile, Kira and Kelly are planning a foreign holiday, but fall out when Kim becomes a little over-zealous with a bikini diet.