The Best Episodes Directed by John Fawcett
#2 - The Rheingold (1)
Xena: Warrior Princess Season 6 - Episode 7
When Xena journeys to Norse to stop a vicious beast she created, Gabrielle soon follows and learns of Xena's past as a valkeryie and the crimes she committed after she made the Rheingold into a powerful ring.
#5 - Endless Forms Most Beautiful
Orphan Black Season 1 - Episode 10
Sarah’s last chance to bring her nemesis back to sanity slips away as Art intervenes to get answers of his own. Meanwhile, the Orphans must decide whether to make peace with their creators, as Sarah is forced into a deadly confrontation with their enemy.
#6 - For Want of a Nail
The Man in the High Castle Season 4 - Episode 9
Smith and Helen’s true loyalties are placed on trial by an old nemesis. The BCR struggles to maintain order across the JPS. Kido is forced to confront his atrocities. Bands of roving vigilantes threaten Childan and Yukiko.
#7 - The Snake In Paradise
Queer as Folk (US) Season 4 - Episode 10
Brian continues to deal with radiation treatment; Ben is tempted when a former student shows interest in him; Sam and Lindsay struggle with their mutual attraction.
#9 - By Means Which Have Never Yet Been Tried
Orphan Black Season 2 - Episode 10
The war with Dyad is all but lost when Rachel’s latest ploy forces a broken Sarah to concede. The Clone Club springs into action, uniting in a reckless gambit to save Sarah. As they fight to gain their freedom, Sarah encounters a new ally and uncovers a terrifying new dimension to the conspiracy.
#10 - Fragments
Rookie Blue Season 5 - Episode 10
When a car bomb explodes in a downtown parking garage, a newly reinstated Duncan goes rogue in an effort to prove himself.
#11 - Grave Concern
The Border Season 1 - Episode 12
ICS intercepts a pedophile and finds an image of a kidnapped child on his hard drive. Her captor, a psychological sadist known only as Skinner, has managed to evade the law for over a year. Now time is running out. Skinner's "experiment"? is coming to a close – and he's selling his captive to the highest bidder.
#12 - Blowback
The Border Season 1 - Episode 13
When Kessler discovers a Croatian warlord living under Canadian protection, it brings back painful memories of the war in Bosnia – and the massacre he helped cover up. Unable to let it go, he prepares to sacrifice everything in the name of justice.
#13 - From Dancing Mice to Psychopaths
Orphan Black Season 4 - Episode 10
When communication with Cosima is cut off and Neolution appears to be within striking distance, Sarah’s alliance with Rachel goes out the window. Sarah lures a high-level Neolutionist into a trap, and sets out to bring down Neolution once and for all.
#15 - Gettin' Wiggy Wit' It
Being Erica Season 3 - Episode 9
Erica's latest therapy session has uncovered a shocking secret that could mean the end of 50/50 Press. Erica is caught between a rock and a hard place. Dr. Tom has a time-altering solution for her... but will Dr. Arthur allow it?
#16 - Variations Under Domestication
Orphan Black Season 1 - Episode 6
Sarah’s hunt for answers is interrupted by a trip to the suburbs. Alison’s paranoia has boiled over, putting all the Orphans at risk. But when Sarah, Alison and Beth’s worlds dangerously collide, Sarah must decide who to trust with her secret.
#19 - Transgressive Border Crossing
Orphan Black Season 4 - Episode 2
After evading a Neolution attack in Iceland, Sarah returns home to track down an elusive new ally. As Cosima struggles with Delphine’s disappearance, Alison and Donnie host a pregnant and ever-hungry Helena. Meanwhile Felix, feeling like an outsider, embarks on his own journey of self-discovery.
#20 - Welcome to the Occupation
Covert Affairs Season 2 - Episode 8
When a covert CIA operative and friend of Joan's gets caught up in a hostage crisis in Mexico, Annie and Joan are sent to assess the situation under the cover of being a news team. But when Arthur decides that they need additional backup, he sends Ben Mercer to assist them.
#21 - Best Laid Plans
Rookie Blue Season 2 - Episode 10
While working a kidnapping case, Andy and Swarek find themselves on the scene of a car accident. As Swarek and the rest of Division 15 pursue the kidnapper and missing child, Andy remains at the scene with a woman trapped in her car. A transgression involving Gail puts Chris at odds with Dov. Andy concludes that it's time to re-evaluate her life.
#22 - Nature Under Constraint and Vexed
Orphan Black Season 2 - Episode 1
Sarah is out of options, on the run, and pursued by deadly adversaries. Desperate to find her daughter Kira, Sarah suspects ruthless pro-clone Rachel is behind her daughter’s disappearance and sparks an all out war against her.
#25 - Instinct
Orphan Black Season 1 - Episode 2
With a body in her car and nowhere to turn, Sarah is forced to continue her con and earn “Beth” a second chance on the force. But with a killer on her tail, her only hope of finding answers lies with another apparent ‘identical,’ Alison.
#27 - Monster
Rookie Blue Season 2 - Episode 8
Gail and Traci apprehend a man who mysteriously collapses at the station which in turn places Division 15 under quarantine. Andy and Swarek are after a brutal bank robber and his partner but it will take some out-of-the-box thinking to solve this crime. Dov goes out on a first date with the bomb tech who saved his life.
#28 - Governed By Sound Reason and True Religion
Orphan Black Season 2 - Episode 2
While Alison struggles with Aynsley's death and Cosima grapples with the worsening symptoms of her mysterious sickness, Sarah enlists Art’s help to find Kira and is shocked when she learns where the trail leads.
#29 - Into the Dark
Lost Girl Season 2 - Episode 21
In the wake of emotional losses, Trick reveals his deepest secret to Bo. Bo realizes there is no turning back and she must go to any extreme, which includes aligning herself with a sworn enemy, to take on a battle that could decide the fate of the Fae.
#32 - Natural Selection
Orphan Black Season 1 - Episode 1
Sarah, a streetwise hustler on the run from a lifetime of bad decisions, witnesses the suicide of a stranger who looks just like her. Sarah assumes her identity, hoping that cleaning out the dead woman’s bank account will solve all of her problems. Instead, the street smart chameleon is thrust headlong into a kaleidoscopic mystery. After taking on the new identity, Sarah quickly finds herself caught in the middle of a deadly conspiracy and must race to find answers.
#33 - Dead Lucky
Lost Girl Season 1 - Episode 5
Bo is hired by a Dark Fae named Mayer to find out how a human managed to win a bet with him. The reward for finding out is having an Oracle reveal something of Bo's past to her. Bo solves the mystery by finding out that a Fae that can jump between human corpses, called a Hsien, managed the deed. In the end, the answers Bo seeks are not given, but she does learn one thing. Her mother is alive, and coming for Bo.
#35 - Variable and Full of Perturbation
Orphan Black Season 2 - Episode 8
A new player in the clone conspiracy turns up at Felix’s door, sending him into crisis mode. With Cosima running out of options, Sarah struggles with the decision to surrender a crucial piece of leverage and make a deal with Dyad.
#36 - The Box
The Man in the High Castle Season 4 - Episode 3
Wyatt’s rebels and the BCR join forces to attack Tokyo’s elite at Robert Childan’s auction. Helen comes back to the Reich to protect her children. Kido receives an unexpected call from the Yakuza. Smith sends an assassin to kill Juliana.
#37 - Pockets of Vulnerability
The Border Season 1 - Episode 1
Major Mike Kessler and his Immigration and Customs Security (ICS) Squad arrest Tariq Haddad, a Syrian terrorist, at the Toronto airport. They also detain the man seated next to him, Nizar Karim. But is Karim really an accomplice or merely an innocent bystander? When CSIS sends Karim to Syria's infamous Tadmoor prison, Kessler vows to bring him home. (Note: This is the pilot episode, shot in October, 2006.)
#38 - The Few Who Dare
Orphan Black Season 5 - Episode 1
As the fifth and final season opens, Sarah is deeply wounded and struggling to stay alive on the Island. Driven deep into its forest by Neolutionists and worse, she strives to make it far enough to rescue Cosima. Meanwhile, a recovering Cosima reunites with Delphine, but there’s way more going on this Island than Cosima imagined and Delphine can’t give her all the answers she needs. What is clear is that Rachel is now firmly in charge at the right-hand of the 170-year-old founder of Neolution, PT Westmorland.
#39 - Formalized, Complex, and Costly
Orphan Black Season 3 - Episode 3
Leda and Castor are both on the hunt for original clone DNA. On-the-lam, Mark and Gracie pursue new leads to find the samples that might set them free, while Art and Sarah reunite to track them down. Meanwhile, Cosima and Scott try to learn more about Castor’s biology and Alison’s new money-making venture is going gangbusters. A shocking revelation about the Castor-Leda connection leaves the sisters reeling, just before Sarah witnesses a deadly Prolethean-Castor face-off.
#41 - When Fates Collide
Xena: Warrior Princess Season 6 - Episode 18
After escaping from Hades and capturing the Fates, Caesar changes the Threads of Fate in order to change his destiny. He makes Xena his empress and rules the world by her side. Gabrielle is a talented playwright and Alti is the High Priestess of Rome, and she wants all the power for herself and will stop at nothing to get it.
#42 - Bodies on the Ground
The Border Season 1 - Episode 3
A Rendition aircraft goes down in the town of St. Calais in Quebec with 3 Muslim terrorists attacking a local constable and seizing his vehicle with a Military police officer as a hostage after escaping from US Military custody, forcing Mike Kessler to hunt down the 3 men with Joint Task Force Two commandos sent in to capture them.
#43 - Clutch of Greed
Orphan Black Season 5 - Episode 2
Captured by Neolution Sarah receives a damning ultimatum from Rachel: come into the fold, or lose your family. Her decision causes a clash with Kira who begins exploring her own maturity. Meanwhile, Ferdinand struggles to get a handle on Rachel’s new velvet glove mandate in pursuit of the clones. With Neolutionists and Ferdinand watching their every move, Felix brings an old ally into the mix to help his family get Kira to safety. On the Island, Cosima struggles to comprehend the reality of the Neolution myth made real.
#44 - Beneath
The Secret Circle Season 1 - Episode 8
After not hearing from her grandmother for a couple of days, Cassie becomes concerned and wants to go look for her. Diana decides the entire Circle should go in case Jane is in trouble. She also invites Jake along, much to Adam's dismay. A storm turns the day trip into an overnight excursion, so Faye suggests a little game of Truth or Dare to liven up the evening. However, things take a horrible turn when Faye is forced to reckon with someone from her past.
#45 - Vexed
Lost Girl Season 1 - Episode 8
Bo's freelance work earns her a lead on someone who might know something about her mother... but the trail ends at Lou Ann, a death row inmate who claims not to know anything at all. Desperate to prove otherwise, and increasingly convinced Lou Ann is innocent, Bo uses all her Fae connections to try and bust her out of jail. When she has to admit defeat, Bo's goal switches to one of personal vengeance: to find Vex, the Fae that framed Lou Ann, and make him pay.
#47 - Curse
The Secret Circle Season 1 - Episode 17
Blackwell warns Cassie and Adam that their love may be destiny, but it’s also a curse. He suggests they go visit her grandmother, Jane to find out if there is a spell to reverse it. Jane warns Cassie that someone in the Circle will die if the curse is awakened. Meanwhile, Eva starts stalking Faye and Charles makes his next move against Blackwell.
#49 - Blindness
Saving Hope Season 1 - Episode 3
After Charlie’s hand moved in the last episode, Alex has high hopes for his recovery, while she treats a patient who already has multiple surgeries under his belt. Meanwhile, Charlie coaches a young man killed in a roofing accident who has unfinished business with his severely injured brother.
#50 - Now You See Me
Unnatural History Season 1 - Episode 9
After a teenage magician makes a Senator's son vanish, using an old magic trick of Houdini, the disappearance is investigated by Henry.
#51 - Transitory Sacrifices of Crisis
Orphan Black Season 3 - Episode 2
Castor pursues the Leda clones for original tissue samples. Helena, who is pregnant and imprisoned, is examined by a mysterious new villain. The Castor boys are also out to play, toying with a frightened young woman, Patty, in a sexy switcheroo that ultimately sets Sarah – and Art – hot on the Castor trail. But it’s not all fun and games for the Castor boys, as Sarah gleans they may have a mysterious defect that puts their lives in peril.
#52 - Why Waste Time
Saving Hope Season 2 - Episode 3
Alex is trying to get her life back to normal with Charlie and at Hope Zion Hosital – but with Charlie’s head in the clouds and the pressure to find her medical niche – she’s struggling. Inspiration comes in the form of an immigrant doctor who needs Alex to save his wife’s life, and in return, helps her find her calling.
#53 - ArachnoFaebia
Lost Girl Season 1 - Episode 7
A murder-suicide leads a human household to hiring Kenzi as a Shaman. Accidentally cleansing their house, a psychosis-inducing venomous Fae spider tags along when she returns home.
#56 - Duck and Cover
The Man in the High Castle Season 2 - Episode 5
Joe learns a truth about his past that makes him question everything. The rift between Frank and Ed widens as Frank is drawn further into the Resistance. In order to assure her safety, Juliana must betray someone close to her.
#57 - Awakenings
Saving Hope Season 3 - Episode 3
Alex Reid (Erica Durance) is awake, but still not back to her old self. She feels like a stranger in her own hospital. Dawn Bell (Michelle Nolden) has given strict orders for her recovery plan, much to the chagrin of a restless Charlie Harris (Michael Shanks). Throughout the day, Alex is visited by the staff of Hope Zion Hospital, but in the end, it is a patient who gives her the opportunity she needs to truly make progress. Meanwhile, Charlie and Joel Goran (Daniel Gillies) square-off over differing treatment options, when two fused-together burn victims are brought into the ER. More heat is added to the fire when Charlie discovers Joel has been visiting Alex on a regular basis. Meanwhile, Maggie Lin (Julia Taylor Ross) finds herself in a whirlwind of emotions triggered from the fallout of her miscarriage, and it seems every doctor has their own ideas on how to best manage her outbursts. Plus, a menacing ghost presence has Charlie on edge.
#58 - Walls
The Dresden Files Season 1 - Episode 7
Harry investigates the death of a college student which leads him to a most unusual ring of thieves. A group of students is using magick to commit a series of impossible thefts, and Harry must stop them quickly. Not only because what they are doing is wrong, but also because the magick will eventually kill them all.
#59 - Gray Zone
The Border Season 1 - Episode 2
Kessler and US Homeland Security Special Agent Bianca LaGarda intercept the smuggling of millions of dollars across the St. Lawrence River. Together, they must work with the Mohawk Police to uncover an Albanian money laundering operation at the reserve's new casino. ICS Agent Gray Jackson goes undercover as a gambler, but when a wild card from his past shows up, his luck runs out.
#60 - Off Profile
La Femme Nikita Season 2 - Episode 18
A new recruit named Andrea is romanced by Michael. When she learns that it was just a setup to gain allegiance to Section, she wants Nikita's help for revenge. Upon Nikita's refusal, Andrea proves dangerous to both Nikita and Michael when their mission ends up in a dangerous lab containing viruses.
#61 - Stop Loss
The Border Season 2 - Episode 1
Three American soldiers plunge into the Niagara River and swim to Canada. Deserters, refusing to return to Iraq under the U.S.'s "stop loss"? policy, they seek refugee status in Canada. Major Mike Kessler and his Immigration and Customs Security (ICS) Squad are forced to deal with the fallout -- from Canadian anti-war protestors to an incensed American four-star general. One of the soldiers has a psychotic breakdown forcing Major Kessler to face his worst nightmare.
#62 - Sabra
The Man in the High Castle Season 3 - Episode 4
A new community fights for survival in the Neutral Zone. Juliana and Joe get reacquainted, while Joe continues his undercover work for Himmler. Wyatt drops in on Juliana in San Francisco. Smith's past rises up to haunt him. Ed and Childan face a challenge on their way home to San Francisco. As tensions between the Reich and the Empire rise, Tagomi finds his life may be in danger.
#63 - In Blue
Rookie Blue Season 1 - Episode 12
There’s a nervous tension in the air on Judgment Day for all the rookies at 15 Division who will have to undergo make-or-break assessments by Staff Sergeant Frank. But after the death of an unidentified girl at a house party – an emotionally harrowing experience that pushes all of her buttons – Andy begins to question whether she has what it takes to be a copper and contemplates handing in her badge.
#64 - Win, Place or Show
Heartland (2007) (CA) Season 4 - Episode 6
Tim enlists Amy to ride Lightning Dexter in a big time stakes race when he finds out his girlfriend, Janice, has teamed up with the competition...
#65 - Physical Assets
The Border Season 1 - Episode 6
Gray and Layla take down a human-trafficking operation in Vancouver, but the ring leader, Lo Hok-Yin, evades capture – with possible help from CSIS. As Slade struggles to stop a leak in ICS security, the team unearths the crime lord's grisly new business. And the bloody trail leads to an old adversary.
#66 - Consenting Adults
Saving Hope Season 1 - Episode 7
A routine surgical procedure goes awry when Alex’s patient, a soon-to-be-wed young woman, falls into a coma. While Alex struggles with a case that hits close to home, Joel treats a patient who does his own body modifications, and Charlie finds himself drawn to Alex’s coma patient in the spirit world. Meanwhile, a young woman comes into the E.R. with a neck injury, but it’s Hope Z’s psych resident, Gavin who knows how to help her.
#67 - Anything for the Baby (1)
Missing Season 3 - Episode 1
A pregnant woman is snatched off the street. Jess' visions regarding the case are more intense than ever. As the woman is just days from delivery, the team enlists the help of the woman's fertility doctor. They begin to close in on one of her other patients, with all signs pointing to a kidnapping for ransom. Just before the ransom drop, the woman is found but her baby has been surgically removed.
#68 - Finding Freedom
Heartland (2007) (CA) Season 5 - Episode 1
Tim is having no luck tracking down Miranda and Shane since she dropped the bombshell that Shane is his son... until Shane – on his own – surprises everyone by just showing up at Heartland. And Mallory entertains the idea of going with the recently-single-again Jake to the Spring Fling. There is however – as you might expect with Mallory – a “but” attached.
#69 - Something in the Night
Heartland (2007) (CA) Season 5 - Episode 2
When Tim is coerced to go with Jack on a secret mission Amy is left back at Heartland with Janice to get a young race horse ready for his maiden run meanwhile Ty has planned Amy a dinner but there has been an animal hiding in the trailer so they make a slight change of arrangements.
#70 - Them Bones, Them Bones
Xena: Warrior Princess Season 5 - Episode 5
Xena and Gabrielle cross over to the spirit realm to stop Alti from draining Xena's baby's lifeforce, so she can enter the physical world in the child's body.
#72 - Where the Truth Lies
Heartland (2007) (CA) Season 4 - Episode 5
When Amy and Ty convince Sarah, the town recluse, to let them treat her sick horse at Heartland, the family helps her face the ghosts of her past..