The Best Episodes Directed by John Riggi
#1 - Valerie Is Brought to Her Knees
The Comeback Season 2 - Episode 3
The first day on set for "Seeing Red," Valerie meets her A-list movie star co-star -Seth Rogen (playing himself) - who will be portraying Mitch, the fictionalized Paulie G. Later, Valerie does her best to put on a brave face while filming a fantasy sequence in the show.
#2 - Arthur and Angie and Hank and Hercules
The Larry Sanders Show Season 5 - Episode 8
Artie falls off the wagon with his second addiction, Angie Dickinson, and flies to Venice with her. Larry's affair with Laura Leighton stumbles over their obsessions with watching their own TV shows. Hank auditions for a voice part in the new Disney movie, Hercules.
#3 - Honeypot!
Great News Season 2 - Episode 3
Diana has been promoted again, this time to the head of the corporation that owns MMN, but before she leaves she finds herself embroiled in a sexual harassment scandal. This leaves Katie unsure who to believe - her mentor or her friends in the office. Carol becomes head intern and struggles to prove to the other interns, and herself, that she deserves the job.
#4 - Murphy Brown Lied to Us
30 Rock Season 6 - Episode 18
Jack sets Liz up on a blind date to show her what she's missing in her relationship with Criss. Meanwhile at KableTown, Jack has to scramble when his plan to manufacture couches hits a speed bump. With Tracy's help, Jenna orchestrates a public meltdown to get Paul's attention.
#5 - The Tuxedo Begins
30 Rock Season 6 - Episode 8
Fed up with New York City after being mugged, Jack sets out to protect the safety of the city's elite by announcing his run for mayor. Meanwhile, Liz revels in sacrificing the good of the city to look out for her own interests, and Jenna and Paul are thrilled by the perversion of acting like a normal couple.
#6 - Kimmy Goes to Her Happy Place!
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Season 2 - Episode 10
Kimmy has her first therapy session with Andrea, but it's Lillian who helps her get in touch with her anger. Mikey comes out to his family.
#8 - St. Patrick's Day
30 Rock Season 6 - Episode 12
Jack feels unworthy of his latest award and attempts to redeem himself by taking on the writers in a strategic board game. Liz believes she's cursed on St. Patrick's Day when her ex-boyfriend Dennis shows up to derail her relationship with Criss. Meanwhile, Hazel struggles to keep the peace between Tracy and Jenna.
#9 - ¡Qué Sorpresa!
30 Rock Season 5 - Episode 13
Jack ingratiates himself to Kabletown's executives. Liz fakes pregnancy to help out Avery. A gift from their new bosses puts Jenna and Tracy at odds.
#10 - The Moms
30 Rock Season 4 - Episode 20
It's Mother's Day and the TGS moms have come to visit. Colleen meddles in Jack's romantic situation, Liz discovers that her mother almost married an astronaut, Verna squabbles with Jenna over clothes, and Tracy learns a valuable lesson from an actress hired to play his mom.
#11 - Everything Sunny All the Time Always
30 Rock Season 5 - Episode 22
Liz realizes that she needs to take control of her personal life by fixing up her dream apartment, but she encounters an obstacle along the way. Meanwhile, Jack has his own problems to deal with when Avery is held hostage. Elsewhere, Tracy finds out that Kenneth, Dotcom and Grizz have bonded in his absence.
#12 - And the Emergency Contractor
2 Broke Girls Season 6 - Episode 14
When Max and Caroline get home from their road trip, Caroline discovers she likes the dessert bar renovations as much as she likes Bobby, the contractor on the job. Also, Max rushes to Randy's side when she hears he's in the hospital in New York City, and Sophie joins a mommy group that cares more about partying than baby talk.
#13 - It's Never Too Late for Now
30 Rock Season 5 - Episode 15
With the TGS staff afraid Liz will become a spinster, Jenna tries to find love for her. Jack's lack of sleep puts him at a disadvantage when negotiating. Pete and Frank form a band.
#15 - Christmas Attack Zone
30 Rock Season 5 - Episode 10
At the urging of Liz and Avery, Jack reveals some secrets to his mother over her Christmas visit. Liz tries to get Jenna and Paul back together. Tracy tries to protect his new serious image by buying a film of his so it will never be seen.
#16 - Goodbye, My Friend
30 Rock Season 3 - Episode 13
Liz befriends a pregnant teen in an attempt to adopt her baby. Jenna vies for more attention but Kenneth's plan to combine her birthday party with one for Tracy derails her efforts. Jack goes out with the guys and bonds with Frank over daddy issues.
#17 - Pilot
Super Fun Night Season 1 - Episode 8
Kimmie, a junior attorney gets a big promotion at work. There she meets Richard, the son of the firm's senior partner, and is convinced that he is attracted to her. Kimmie starts to believe that life is starting to go her way, causing her friends Helen-Alice and Marika to worry that she may leave them behind.
#18 - Sex, Lies & Kickball
Modern Family Season 9 - Episode 4
Jay’s best friend, Shorty, is back from Costa Rica but spends more time with Gloria than Jay. Alex is ready to shed her good-girl image and is going to prove to Claire that her relationship with Ben is definitely a sexual one.
#19 - Waffle Permission Kidless Boyfriend
Life in Pieces Season 3 - Episode 6
When Heather tries to become Tyler's cool best friend, things take an awkward turn. Also, Jen and Greg get their first overnight away from Lark; Matt and Colleen regret returning their wedding presents for cash when they learn what John and Joan hid inside their gift; and Tim goes overboard when keeping a watchful eye on Samantha and her boyfriend.
#20 - And the Dad Day Afternoon
2 Broke Girls Season 6 - Episode 18
When Han's new therapist suggests that Max needs to confront her "daddy issues" and fear of intimacy, she reluctantly heads to Rhode Island to track down her birth father with the diner gang in tow. Also, Oleg is up in arms when Sophie wants him to help out around the house.
#21 - Settlement Pacifier Attic Unsyncing
Life in Pieces Season 3 - Episode 1
When the entire Hughes family moves into John and Joan's home after their kitchen is destroyed, their presence creates chaos for Joan. Also, Matt and Colleen are set to receive a huge monetary settlementfrom Colleen's fall off the motel balcony on their wedding night; John tries to get Sophia back on track when she starts misbehaving; Tyler and Clementine make a surprise announcement to the family; and Jen and Greg attempt to persuade Lark to get rid of her pacifier.
#22 - The Return of Avery Jessup
30 Rock Season 6 - Episode 21
Avery finally returns home from her kidnapping ordeal in North Korea, yet Jack grows uncertain of her fidelity while she was away. Elsewhere, Criss is crossed due to Liz's role as top wage earner, and Jenna seeks a sponsor for her approaching nuptials.
#23 - The Problem Solvers
30 Rock Season 4 - Episode 5
Jack proposes that Liz host a Dealbreakers talk show, then bristles when she hires an agent and considers outside producers. When the new cast member's (Cheyenne Jackson) easy going attitude causes Tracy and Jenna to question their demanding ways, Kenneth feels his role at TGS is threatened.
#25 - There's No I in America
30 Rock Season 7 - Episode 5
Realizing that Jenna could decide the Presidential election, Liz and Jack stage a debate to win her support and her followers. Kenneth turns to Tracy for advice on how to be an informed voter, while Pete tries to recreate the magic of the 2008 election.
#26 - And the Great Escape
2 Broke Girls Season 5 - Episode 15
As Max pet-sits Randy’s dog, Bruno, and Caroline sets up meetings with actresses who are interested in playing her in the potential biopic, Bruno escapes while a cannibalistic serial killer is loose in their neighborhood.
#27 - Steps Dinner Professor Lesbian
Life in Pieces Season 2 - Episode 5
When Joan's creative writing teacher, Professor Sinclair Wilde, praises her work, John assumes it is because he has a crush on her. Also, Tyler and Clementine invite Matt and Colleen over for an awkward dinner party; Jen tries to hide it from Greg when Lark takes her first steps while he's away on a business trip; and Colleen, Heather and Jen take Dougie out for ladies night when she realizes she might be gay.
#29 - And the Stalking Dead
2 Broke Girls Season 6 - Episode 13
Max and Caroline get their big break when they're cast as zombie extras after they finally arrive at the movie set in Texas where Randy is working. Back at home, Han and Oleg try their hand at construction after they fire the contractor working on the dessert bar.
#30 - Bernard's Birthday
LA to Vegas Season 1 - Episode 10
At Bernard's fabulous Bible-themed birthday party, Ronnie is jealous when Colin flirts with a woman who looks a lot like his ex-wife. Meanwhile, Nichole tries to prevent her mom from discovering that she's a stripper.
#31 - Let's Stay Together
30 Rock Season 5 - Episode 3
Jack must appear before Congress to discuss NBC's merger with KableTown. He hopes that he will charm celebrity members, but one Congresswoman, Regina Bookman, demands more diversity in its programming lineup. Jack quickly enlists Tracy to come up with some new development ideas. Meanwhile, Liz is fed up with the flack her writing staff gives her, and Jenna helps Kenneth reapply to the extremely competitive Page Program.
#32 - Engagement Party
Super Fun Night Season 1 - Episode 4
Kimmie’s life gets a lot more difficult when her mom Pamela takes control of the engagement party Kimmie is planning for her sister Jazmine. Things get even more awkward for Kimmie when Pamela invites Richard to the big event... and she finds out the party has a luau theme and everyone has to wear a bathing suit