The Best Episodes Directed by John Fortenberry
#1 - The One True King (To Unite Them All)
Galavant Season 2 - Episode 10
Under Madalena and Wormwood's spell, the zombie army revolt against Galavant and company, until Sid arrives with an unlikely army of his own. Galavant, Gareth, and Sid's army battle the Zombies while Isabella fights Madalena. Meanwhile, Richard goes after Wormwood, who attacks Tad Cooper, which provokes Richard to perform a (nearly) heroic act. Elsewhere, Gareth tries to reason with Madalena, but she is driven to learn how to use her newly acquired dark magic. At the end of the day, who will get their happily ever after.
#2 - Development Arrested
Arrested Development Season 3 - Episode 13
After returning home from Iraq, George Sr. is finally cleared of all charges, and Michael is relieved to be the head of a successful company for a change. The real brains behind the madness is revealed, and just as the family begins to celebrate their victory, a whole new set of problems emerge.
#3 - I Want to Be Free
Memphis Beat Season 1 - Episode 10
A man with amnesia turns up with a bullet wound in the middle of a seedy section of Memphis, leading Dwight to believe he may be connected to a three-year-old unsolved case involving the beating death of a little girl. Lt. Rice, facing financial difficulties after her ex-husband steals a large sum of cash, contemplates a career change.
#4 - The Wire
Whitney Season 1 - Episode 5
After an argument over whether or not Alex uses a condescending "tone," Whitney decides she is going to catch her boyfriend in the act and enlists Mark's help. The two scheme to set up a hidden camera in the couple's apartment. Lily, Roxanne and Neal gather around the television to watch the drama unfold. Later, Alex's brother Brian crashes on the couch, and old sibling rivalries come to the surface causing the two brothers to brawl.
#6 - Battle of the Three Armies
Galavant Season 2 - Episode 9
In their war against Valencia, all hope seems lost for Isabella and the people of Hortensia until Galavant arrives with his zombie army. Meanwhile, Gareth abandons Madalena after he realizes that she betrayed him and is learning (and using) the Dark Dark Evil Way.
#7 - The Option Period
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip Season 1 - Episode 9
Word of Ricky and Ron planning to leave the show along with the writing staff causes trouble at Studio 60. Meanwhile, Harriet considers doing a sexy lingerie spread in a magazine and Jordan and Danny wrestle with pending budget cuts.
#8 - Happy
Rescue Me Season 2 - Episode 12
Tommy's sister suddenly shows up in town when their dad is about to inherit a million dollars. Tommy and Janet decide to renew their wedding vows. Meanwhile, Mike is worried when he finds a lump.
#9 - The Party
Worst Week Season 1 - Episode 16
Sam manages to lose his pants while helping in the preparation of Dick's birthday party.
#13 - New Frontiers
Pan Am Season 1 - Episode 12
Maggie tells Ted why she has reservations about Amanda, and Dean pines for Colette, who reveals she's asked for a transfer to the Hong Kong hub. On a flight to Rome, Colette befriends a handsome, mysterious man, Omar, and agrees to show him the city. Meanwhile, Dean is accosted by the local customs officials, who are looking for a smuggler; Kate needs to learn a new talent as a pickpocket; and Laura is shocked to discover that the Life Magazine photographer, Graham, sold the nude photos he took of her to a gallery, where they are on display.
#18 - Don't Be So Cruel
Memphis Beat Season 1 - Episode 9
An aid to a city councilman disappears on the day of his wedding to the councilman’s daughter. But a missing reporter, a cryptic phone message and a pair of cufflinks prove there’s more to the situation than a groom’s cold feet. Meanwhile, Dwight’s mother makes a big life decision that leaves Dwight a little uncertain about the future.
#19 - 50 Shades of Green
The Neighbors Season 1 - Episode 7
Debbie and Marty find out more about alien love when the Zabvronian mating season begins; a cute jock asks Amber to a makeout party.
#20 - Balls
Rescue Me Season 2 - Episode 3
Tommy's fate in the firehouse depends on vote by the crew. Tommy reunites with his dad. Franco and Laura's relationship grows.
#21 - Menses
Rescue Me Season 7 - Episode 2
The guys go stir crazy waiting to catch a job. Lou fakes his physical, a news team memorializes Jimmy, and Tommy is saved by an unfamiliar face.
#23 - A New Season aka Suck It Cancellation Bear
Galavant Season 2 - Episode 1
Bad advice results in Galavant and the crew being shipwrecked, and they end up traveling by foot in order to get back to Richard's kingdom. Later, Galavant and King Richard find themselves at The Enchanted Forest Pub in West Hollow-wood where they are forced into working there by the owner who sees Galavant in a different light. Meanwhile in Valencia, Madalena rules as Queen, and Gareth demands his due when he is announced as King, with Sid as his assistant. Elsewhere in Hortensia, Isabella is imprisoned in her jewel box by her 12-year-old cousin as her parents prepare for their wedding.
#24 - High
Rescue Me Season 4 - Episode 10
The Gavin family AA group's first meeting doesn't go exactly as planned. Tommy bribes Colleen for information on Janet. Franco learns the truth about Natalie from Richie while Lou contemplates revenge on Cousin Mike.
#25 - Twas the Night Before Christmas... Or Twas It?
Trophy Wife Season 1 - Episode 10
Pete, Kate, Diane and Jackie wake up Christmas morning hung-over and the house in complete disaster. They try to piece together the events of last night’s Christmas Eve festivities while also trying to save Christmas for the kids.
#26 - Montecito Lancers
Las Vegas Season 2 - Episode 7
As they prepare their youth football team for the Casino League Championship game, Danny and Mike search for a missing casino employee and aspiring inventor whose hobby may have gotten him into serious trouble. Ed oversees the city-wide search for the missing man, who is the father of one of the boys on the team. Meanwhile, Sam begrudgingly mentors the girlfriend of casino owner Gavin Brunson (guest star James McDaniel), until Sam discovers that her seemingly innocent understudy is scheming to get her fired.
#27 - Alcohol Related Injury
Sirens (2014) Season 1 - Episode 5
After a drunken hook up, Johnny and Theresa decide they can have "just sex" so long as they establish clear ground rules. Meanwhile, the guys treat injuries resulting from a drunken backyard game of illegal "Jarts", one of which allows Brian to start checking items off his EMT “bucket list.”
#28 - There Goes the Neighbors' Hood
The Neighbors Season 2 - Episode 22
Larry must decide where he wants to live when he finds out he's pregnant; new visitors arrive in the neighborhood.
#29 - Cycle
Rescue Me Season 4 - Episode 11
Tommy goes on another memorable date with Beth for the sake of the crew; Black Shawn proves himself in an unexpected arena; Franco realizes what he's really lost while Latrina shows she knows how to keep Lou happy; Dad gives Tommy some insight into his childhood
#31 - Mickey
Rescue Me Season 5 - Episode 11
Though Tommy's pacts with Sheila and Janet have begun to unravel, there is one Gavin who remains sexually adventurous much to Tommy's chagrin. Garrity divulges his medical secret, Tommy proclaims he's been drinking at AA, but its Mickey who will offer the final surprise.
#32 - Trap Game
Blue Mountain State Season 2 - Episode 12
BMS has an 11-0 rating. The final game is coming up and they can go for a perfect season but then Radon gets hit during practice and thinks he is injured. When Radon is now injured, Alex thinks he can score more girls if he is starting quarterback and win the game for BMS.
#34 - Twilight
Rescue Me Season 3 - Episode 11
John Sr. ends up disappearing after arguing with Tommy about their living conditions. Tommy is none too thrilled with Lou's latest love interest, while Jerry's new woman might prove to be dangerous for him. Also, Sean and Maggie meet with the priest to discuss their upcoming wedding.
#36 - Jimmy
Rescue Me Season 5 - Episode 4
Tommy makes a shocking discovery regarding Jimmy's whereabouts on 9/11. Sheila takes drastic measures to purge the negative energy from her life as Sean's back pain gets worse. The bar, however, finally takes a turn for the best as the guys enjoy a fruitful opening night.
#39 - Rachel McAdams Topless
Sirens (2014) Season 1 - Episode 3
A patient knocking on death's door pleads with the guys to go back to his house and clear the search history on his computer. After they stumble across a troubling image on the computer screen, the guys can’t get it out of their heads. Meanwhile, Johnny remembers that Theresa has his iPad and it contains things that he wishes he could clear.
#40 - Bitch
Rescue Me Season 2 - Episode 11
Tommy lays off the antidepressants when he is kicked off the hockey team. Sheila asks Tommy to talk Damien out of being a firefighter. Meanwhile, when Franco sees Laura with another guy he gets jealous and Tommy's dad gets a surprise when he returns home from a three day trip to Atlantic City.
#42 - Chlamydia
Rescue Me Season 3 - Episode 5
After Sheila bumps into Johnny's ex-wife, Angie, Tommy seeks her out. Jerry and Rose spend a very romantic evening together, while Mrs. Turbody is in jail for statutory rape. This gives Tommy some relief but also new worries, and Franco loses his daughter, Keela.
#44 - Zombies
Rescue Me Season 3 - Episode 6
After a game of street hockey, Sean takes some sleeping pills believing they are painkillers and it has an unwanted consequence. In the meantime, Tommy and Angie decide to go on their fake date that they know will upset Janet. After having a close call, Lou gets a new angle on firefighting from his Uncle Red.
#45 - The Ride-Along
Everybody Loves Raymond Season 2 - Episode 17
Raymond decides to spend a shift accompanying his brother Robert, a policeman. Initially, spending a shift in the back of Robert's patrol car bores Raymond and he wonders why he even bothered putting on the bullet-proof vest. But his boredom quickly turns to terror during a chance visit to Nemo's restaurant that puts them in the middle of the hold-up. When Robert saves the day by throwing a hot pizza in the burglar's face, Raymond sees for the very first time how courageous his brother really is.
#46 - For British Eyes Only
Arrested Development Season 3 - Episode 2
Investigating his father's claim that a British group set him up, Michael goes to "Wee Britain" and is smitten with a beautiful woman named Rita. Lindsay attempts to seduce the new family attorney, and Gob goes to extremes to avoid his newly discovered son.
#47 - Torch
Rescue Me Season 5 - Episode 13
After dealing with a particularly horrific accident on the job, Tommy questions his feelings in a dream sequence with his dead father, brother and son, and Jimmy Keefe. Meanwhile, Sean has an unwanted visitor at the hospital; and Lou has a very-much-wanted visitor to his apartment.
#48 - Alarm
Rescue Me Season 1 - Episode 9
When Tommy discovers a secret that Janet is keeping from him, he must come to terms with the possible consequences. At the firehouse, Chief Reilly preps the boys for their new female replacement. With the help of Franco and Sean, Tommy tracks down the man responsible for Billy's death.
#50 - Staff Infection
Arrested Development Season 1 - Episode 15
When Michael discovers his family has been receiving paychecks without working, he forces them all to get jobs within the company. Lindsay questions his management skills, and Tobias checks himself in at George Sr.'s prison to research a film role.
#51 - Press
Rescue Me Season 7 - Episode 3
Tommy swoops into action, putting an end to Kelly's dull date and to his spell of uselessness. Lou becomes godfather, Colleen finds a dress, and Tommy sits down for his interview.
#52 - Zippo
Rescue Me Season 5 - Episode 20
Tommy has rocky encounters with Janet and Sheila, and an encounter with Kelly that isn't as rocky. Meanwhile, the guys go grocery shopping with the newly domesticated Lou.
#53 - It's a Trade Off
Running Wilde Season 1 - Episode 8
Steve and Emmy want to see whose life is more challenging, so they switch places: Steve looks after Puddle and Emmy tries to impress a magazine editor.
#55 - One Angry Man
Black-ish Season 3 - Episode 16
Dre is forced to participate in jury duty after Junior responds to the summons that was thrown away. The case is supposed to be open and shut, but when Dre sees that the defendant is a young African American, he feels a civic responsibility to give him a fair trial. Meanwhile, Bow decides to let the kids swear in the house since they are more open with her that way, but she and Ruby soon regret the decision.
#56 - Weekend Warriors
Psych Season 1 - Episode 6
Shawn and Gus attend a Civil War reenactment rehearsal for the sheer pleasure of watching Lassiter have a nervous breakdown as he runs it, but when a scripted death turns real they end up donning uniforms themselves in order to find the murderer and perhaps prevent another.
#58 - World's Best Kiss
Galavant Season 2 - Episode 2
Galavant and Richard see a fortune teller who is able to connect Galavant to Isabella using a crystal ball. Isabella receives Galavant's "call" as she is plotting her escape from Hortensia. Unfortunately, it's a "bad connection," and Isabella hears only every other word. She is devastated by the call, but Galavant believes it went well. He promises to return to her as soon as he drops Richard off at his castle. The only problem is that Richard's castle seems to have disappeared.
#59 - Their Eyes Were Watching Screens
Black-ish Season 3 - Episode 11
When Diane stumbles onto some websites that give her more than she bargained for, Dre and Bow must take action. Concerned that the internet is corrupting their children, Dre and Bow decide to make their home an internet free-zone and deal with the backlash.
#60 - Traffic School
Everybody Loves Raymond Season 2 - Episode 21
Robert proves to be a crashing bore when it comes to teaching traffic school, so he decides to practice his presentation on the family-which drives them crazy. In an attempt to lighten things up, he puts in an assist-officer call to "Traffic Cop Timmy," a puppet dressed as a policeman.
#61 - Wine
Rescue Me Season 5 - Episode 3
The calls from Tommy's AA sponsee increase as Tommy attempts to navigate a touchy issue with Colleen. Genvieve's interviews spark controversial viewpoints in the firehouse concerning the political and religious implications of 9/11-viewpoints which Mike will not tolerate.
#63 - Just Christmas, Baby
Black-ish Season 3 - Episode 10
Zoey is college-bound, so Dre sets out to create the best family Christmas ever, even having Johan and his best friend, Gigi, over for the celebration. Meanwhile, Bow babysits Gigi’s newborn and remembers just how difficult mothering a baby is.
#65 - 30 Something
Black-ish Season 1 - Episode 17
Things begin to fall apart, in more ways than one, when Dre hurts himself playing basketball right before his 40th birthday. He hands the planning of his big party over to his much younger, hipper assistant, fearing he really is getting too old to be cool. Bow and Ruby face off over who can get Dre the best gift, and the kids try to figure out what to give their dad for his special day.
#67 - Mentalo Case
The King of Queens Season 5 - Episode 11
A toy from their childhood leads to a rift between Deacon and Doug. Meanwhile, Carrie tries to give her father a great Christmas gift, but this proves hard to do when everyone thinks of the wrong gifts they are receiving, altering their original gift choices.
#68 - Inches
Rescue Me Season 1 - Episode 8
Tommy attempts to handle the insanity of his father while defending Colleen's new lifestyle to Janet. At the firehouse, Sean and Mike the Probie unknowingly launch a full blown wager among the crew.
#69 - She's the One
Everybody Loves Raymond Season 7 - Episode 9
Robert think he has finally found "the one" or a girlfriend. The girl is Angela, an international-trade lawyer who seems too good to be true. She's bright, speaks four languages and clearly loves Robert. The girl goes on to endear herself to Debra by complimenting her lemon chicken. While Ray, is also initially smitten with Angela, he see's something disgusting: Angela eats a dead fly out of a napkin. After he tells Robert and Debra, the won't believe him.
#70 - Sugar Daddy
Black-ish Season 4 - Episode 9
Dre is diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes and after talking to Pops, he’s resolved to curing himself. Things come to a head at the Stevens & Lido holiday party. Meanwhile, Jack is convinced that baby Devante hates him, so he enlists Junior and Diane’s help.
#71 - Completely Mad... Alena
Galavant Season 1 - Episode 5
As our heroic trio finally approaches Valencia, they find shelter and doo-wop among local monks who have taken a vow of singing, led by Confessional Monk. Madalena, frustrated with King Richard, decides to take matters into her own hands with her own devious plot involving the besotted Chef and her winsome handmaiden, Gwynne.
#72 - Everything Is Everything
Ballers Season 1 - Episode 6
Charles decides he is going to be selfish. Joe negotiates with Maximo. Ricky's off-field activities end up being revealed.
#73 - The Checkbook
Everybody Loves Raymond Season 2 - Episode 16
When Raymond takes over the family checkbook to prove to Debra how "easy it can be" to balance it, he discovers he is no accountant. After he quickly runs out of money and starts bouncing checks, he tries to hide the truth from Debra and winds up entangled in a mess of lies, two fake checkbooks and a large loan from his brother.
#74 - Two Guys, a Girl and a Guy
Two Guys and a Girl Season 1 - Episode 3
Feeling neglected by Sharon, the guys plan to sabotage her new relationship.
#78 - Jesus, It's Christmas
Just Shoot Me Season 2 - Episode 9
At Maya's urging, the gang agrees to forego the usual gift-giving tradition and pool their money into a donation for someone less fortunate than they are. The recipient turns out to be night custodian Jesus Santos, whom Maya meets while working late one night. Things become extremely awkward when Jesus decides what to spend the money on- nothing but presents for Maya. Meanwhile, Finch conspires to get Elliott to let him tag along on his trip to the Caribbean for a Christmas photo shoot with five gorgeous models.
#79 - Aw, Hell, the King
Galavant Season 2 - Episode 3
Desperate to raise an army and storm Hortensia, Galavant and King Richard return to his former castle to find the village thriving, now that they've found democracy. The discovery leads Richard to have an identity crisis now that his people don't need him. Galavant uses a town hall meeting to recruit fighters from the village, but the volunteers are in short supply. In Hortensia, an evil wedding planner named Wormwood poisons Isabella's mind with an enchanted tiara, intent on making her help him take over the kingdom. Meanwhile, Madalena threatens Sid with death unless he helps Gareth overcome his guilt-ridden nightmares about betraying Richard.
#80 - A Night in (Lou Ferrigno’s Hibachi) Heaven
The Neighbors Season 2 - Episode 18
Marty plans a date night that isn't what Debbie envisioned; Dick falls for the new baby sitter (Rachel Dratch).
#82 - The Neighbours
The Neighbors Season 2 - Episode 3
When the Joyner-Kersee family was cut off financially, Jackie secretly got a job at a Mexican restaurant; Jackie invites her boss over in hope of getting a promotion, but things don't go as planned.
#83 - Charlie Got Molested
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Season 1 - Episode 7
Charlie and Mac's old high school gym teacher is accused of molestation.
#84 - Kansas
Rescue Me Season 1 - Episode 3
Tommy decides to make life a living hell for his wife's new boyfriend by wreaking havoc on his business and finances. Meanwhile, Chief Reilly faces possible suspension as the result of an altercation with a fellow firefighter and Lou decides to share his poetry.
#87 - Level (7) With Me
Ugly Betty Season 4 - Episode 7
Daniel hands over the power to the Community of the Phoenix to run Mode. Betty steps in to help Daniel with Bennet. She comes up with an cunning plan with the help of Claire. Wilhemina goes out in public wearing sweats creating mayhem with the media trying to get a scoop.
#88 - Gay
Rescue Me Season 1 - Episode 2
When a retired gay firefighter makes a published claim that several firemen who died in 9/11 were closeted gays, Chief Reilly is determined to set the record straight. While attempting to mask the pain of losing his wife and kids, Tommy does Jimmy a favor and spies on his widow which leads to a surprising discovery. The probie must deal with the unexpected repercussions of being a hero after making his first save in a fire.
#89 - Habit Forming
Necessary Roughness Season 1 - Episode 4
Fullback Randy Boozler's rookie year will be his last if Dr. Dani can't figure out why he keeps failing to show up for practice. Meanwhile, sensitive information concerning Dani's patient is leaked and Matt is visited by an old friend with bad habits.
#90 - Twice Burned
Just Shoot Me Season 2 - Episode 7
Jack desperately wants to get his daughter Hannah a spot in the prestigious Woodbridge School, but there's one slight problem. The Gallo name isn't exactly a hallowed one there since former student Maya once burned down a wing of it. When the headmaster blames Jack's failure to take an interest in Maya's life for the incident, he has his hands full trying to right two wrongs - one to the school and one to Maya. Meanwhile, Elliott and Nina bond when they discover both are fans of blues musician Cholera Joe Hopper.
#92 - Who Am I?
Everybody Loves Raymond Season 7 - Episode 5
Ray fears something is wrong with him after he comes back from a night out with his friends and tells Debra that he didn't enjoy it. She thinks Ray is finally growing up. But then Ray says he wants to join his Father's lodge.
#93 - Ties That (Don't) Bind
Dirt Season 2 - Episode 4
The dynamic duo of Willa and Farber score again as they uncover the dirty secrets behind a hit television series. Meanwhile, one of Holt's relatives appears and gives negative press about him, and Lucy decides to get back to a relationship with a powerful studio executive.
#94 - Perfect Lies
Perfect Couples Season 1 - Episode 9
Julia plans a quiet bachelorette party for Amy in Vancouver, however Amy has failed to tell her childhood friend that Julia is the maid of honor. At the bachelor party, Vance hopes to have a special moment with his friends while Dave tries to impress the guys with his camping skills. Rex and Leigh can't bear to spend one night apart.
#96 - My Dinner with Woody
Just Shoot Me Season 2 - Episode 6
Maya's fantasy piece about a dinner with Woody Allen brings notice from a lot of people--including Woody Allen himself, supposedly. The man who shows up at Maya's office the next day is not Woody Allen, but he presents himself as such, and actually seems to believe he is. Maya finds herself playing along with the charade until their relationship and her life turn into her favorite movie, Annie Hall. Meanwhile, a mix-up over eyedrops causes Jack to temporarily lose his sight.
#97 - Two Guys, a Girl and a Tattoo
Two Guys and a Girl Season 2 - Episode 3
Pete has a new girlfriend, problem is Berg had a one night stand with her three years ago. He doesn't plan on telling Pete until Pete tells him that their going to spend the night at a Bed & Breakfast. It seems that she got Berg's name tattooed on her ass. Berg sends Sharon into the locker room at her gym to see if the tattoo is still there. It is and now all the women at the gym think she's a lesbian. Berg ends up telling Pete and Pete doesn't care cause he likes her too much.
#98 - Two Guys, a Girl and a Party
Two Guys and a Girl Season 1 - Episode 8
Berg throws Pete a fake 30th birthday party just to make time with a woman whom he thinks he may love.
#99 - Two Guys, a Girl and a Celtic Game
Two Guys and a Girl Season 1 - Episode 4
After Berg gets to sit on the bench at a Boston Celtics game, he steals one of the team's championship banners to smooth things over with a jealous Pete.
#100 - The Jewel Heist
Greg the Bunny Season 1 - Episode 3
Greg is jealous when Jimmy gets a new love interest -- whose dog is quite aggressive. Meanwhile, the gals revolt when Gil doesn't invite them to a paintball weekend.
#101 - Pet the Bunny
Everybody Loves Raymond Season 7 - Episode 4
As a challenge, Ray writes a eulogy for Frank, who hasn't died yet. In the eulogy, he tells a childhood story about watching his tough dad pet the family bunny, named Hoppy. Unfortunately, Marie reads the paper, who wants a tribute in it. Also, Robert and Frank learn of Ray's sentimental recollection.
#102 - Two Guys, a Girl and an Elective
Two Guys and a Girl Season 2 - Episode 5
Pete has to choose an elective course. He chose metallurgy but when Berg brought his course choice card in he changed it for a course in sports broadcasting. At first Pete's mad at Berg but soon learns to enjoy it. Also Sharon tries to prove that her boyfriend isn't dumb.
#103 - Two Guys, a Girl and a Softball Team
Two Guys and a Girl Season 1 - Episode 6
Berg and Pete start a co-ed softball team in order to meet women.
#104 - Two Guys, a Girl and a Landlord
Two Guys and a Girl Season 1 - Episode 13
Pete and Berg fight back against their landlord when he goes over the edge with the rules for living in the building.
#105 - The Marry Caitlin Moore Show
Spin City Season 4 - Episode 15
After eating some of Rags' dog food, Paul develops a rash before he appears on "The View." Nikki helps him discover the wonders of makeup, though. Stuart tries to convince James that he's gay. Mike hires a hotshot director to film the mayor's Senate commercial, unaware that Trevor is Caitlin's ex-husband. After the commercial turns out to be a flop and Mike fires Trevor, Caitlin accuses him of being jealous. When a talk with Nikki persuades Mike to express his feelings for Caitlin, he sees her and Trevor in a heated embrace.