The Best Episodes Directed by Julian Farino
#5 - The Bet
Brooklyn Nine-Nine Season 1 - Episode 13
Jake and Amy’s ongoing bet about who can make more arrests comes to a close. Meanwhile, Charles receives the Medal of Valor for getting shot in the line of duty, but the pain medication he is taking causes him to reveal his true opinions about his colleagues.
#6 - One Day in the Valley
Entourage Season 3 - Episode 2
Ari and Eric are worried because rolling blackouts have hit Los Angeles and it may cause a decrease in the box-office totals for "Aquaman" in the area. The two ponder how to keep Vince from finding out the situation.
#7 - The Abyss
Entourage Season 2 - Episode 14
Eric worries about his future when Vince becomes despondent. Drama worries if he still has an agent and Turtle arranges an event for Saigon. Meanwhile, Vince meets with James Cameron to tell him he is quitting Aquaman and Ari tries to round up clients.
#8 - I'm Good
How to Make It in America Season 2 - Episode 1
Ben and Cam look for a way to market their CRISP attire in New York after a promising debut in Tokyo. Meanwhile, Rene's new Rasta Monsta billboard is a hit with everyone except his girlfriend; and Rachel returns from a soul-searching trip abroad, but she's still not over Ben.
#10 - Episode 4
Giri/Haji Season 1 - Episode 4
As the Mori brothers end up on opposite sides of a frantic Soho gun battle, Yuto relives the split-second decisions that brought them all to this point.
#13 - One Step Too Many
The Newsroom (2012) Season 2 - Episode 6
Mac and Charlie score a key witness, a retired Marine general, in their attempt to corroborate Jerry's Operation Genoa story. Will follows Nina's lead to soften his image by making an impromptu appearance on a morning talk show. Jim gets unexpected company during his reunion with Hallie, who's in town to cover a Romney rally.
#14 - The Sundance Kids
Entourage Season 2 - Episode 7
Vince and the gang arrive at Sundance, eager to see the final cut of "Queens Boulevard" as well as to convince James Cameron to cast Vince in Aquaman. A chance encounter between Eric and Harvey Weingard, a studio big wig leads to an offer for Vince that is a safe alternative to "Aquaman," but Vince instead decides to take his chances and go for the superhero franchise. Although Cameron only sees about ten minutes of "Queens Boulevard," he decides to slot Vince in as his leading man.
#15 - Back from Vacation
The Office (US) Season 3 - Episode 11
A refreshed and rejuvenated Michael returns from his Jamaican vacation with an interesting photograph which circulates around the office. Meanwhile an awkward moment arises when Pam is caught in the middle of an argument between Jim and Karen.
#17 - Vegas Baby, Vegas!
Entourage Season 3 - Episode 9
The gang heads to Vegas for a much-needed break and a $100,000 promotional appearance for Vince. But it turns out that Turtle reaps the benefits from the appearance. Eric gets jealous when Seth Green makes insinuating comments about Sloan. Vince and Ari partner at the tables, but Ari loses it when Vince's luck ends. Drama lays it on thick with his masseur, leading to an awkward misunderstanding between them.
#19 - Elidee
Ballers Season 2 - Episode 3
Spencer advises a reluctant Vernon to stay quiet when the truth behind his injury threatens his career. Trying to stave off Andre’s attacks on their business, Spencer and Joe butt heads over how best to advise a client. Charles worries whether he’s up for a challenge. A hard-to-impress Ricky takes a trip to tour a potential new home.
#20 - I Love You Too
Entourage Season 2 - Episode 9
Vince and the guys attend Comic-Con to promote "Aquaman" but all are surprised when Drama turns out to be a big hit also. Vince decides he can handle working with Mandy, until he makes dinner plans with her and her fiancée. Eric and Shauna try to satisfy a caustic journalist. Drama gets a birthday present from Ari.
#21 - Seeds of Expansion
Ballers Season 3 - Episode 1
Looking to score high-profile clients to pay off his debts to Ricky and Vernon, Spencer hits a roadblock with Mr. Anderson, who wants to focus on the Las Vegas market by partnering with casino magnate Wayne Hastings, Jr.. Ricky ponders fatherhood; Vernon and Reggie eye an edgy endorsement; Larry makes Charles the face of bad news at a team press conference.
#22 - Chinatown
Entourage Season 2 - Episode 6
The boys are starting to get low on cash and to help pay the bills, Ari lands Vince a gig appearing in a lucrative foreign commercial. Meanwhile, Turtle decides to make his own money by entering an Xbox boxing tournament, but he gets ousted early on by a young gaming prodigy. Eric needs to get a copy of 'Queens Boulevard' to James Cameron so he can see Vince's work, but Walsh refuses to screen it before he shows it at Sundance. Luckily, the A-list director agrees to attend the Sundance screening of the film, offering hope that Vince may still end up with the 'Aquaman' role.
#23 - Stealing from Saturn
Rome Season 1 - Episode 4
As Pompey "maneuvers" outside the city, Caesar seeks to consolidate his hold on Rome. Atia throws a party to welcome Caesar home, while Vorenus throws one of his own to usher in his new life as a citizen businessman. Pullo's run of luck continues when he delivers Quintus Pompey to Caesar, who in turn returns Quintus to his father's camp, with an offer of truce he knows Pompey will never accept.
#25 - Aquamom
Entourage Season 3 - Episode 1
As the gang anticipates the upcoming premiere for "Aquaman", the search is on for a perfect date for Vince. Meanwhile, Ari tries to cope with financial difficulties and his new office space, which is not quite what he is used to.
#29 - New York
Entourage Season 1 - Episode 8
As production on "Queens Boulevard" is about to begin, the boys are preparing to go to New York City for the next three months. Vince puts Turtle in charge of their "bon voyage" party, which proves to be a pain-in-the-neck for Eric later on. Meanwhile, Drama has a problem when an audition for a pilot conflicts with his small role in Vince's new movie. Meanwhile, Eric wants a title commensurate with his responsibilities, but when a dinner meeting ends on a sour note, it looks like Vince's entourage will be minus one.
#32 - Episode 3
Giri/Haji Season 1 - Episode 3
A reunion is not what Kenzo or Yuto had hoped for. Meanwhile, it’s time for the truth to come out as a surprise visitor arrives from Tokyo and Rodney contends with a shock death.
#34 - Face of the Franchise
Ballers Season 2 - Episode 1
Convinced to appear on a talk show, Spencer ends up facing off with an old adversary, which puts his company and reputation in jeopardy. A reformed Ricky gets bad news in advance of his 30th birthday party. Charles relishes his new status as a fan favorite, but may face changes on the field.
#35 - The Bat Mitzvah
Entourage Season 2 - Episode 10
Vince does not hide his feelings for Mandy. Ari's long lost partner turns up. Ari's daughter has her Bat Mitzvah. Eric splurges on a new suit in order to make a good impression. While, Drama and Turtle try to make the Bat Mitzvah work to their advantage.
#36 - Busey and the Beach
Entourage Season 1 - Episode 6
Drama prepares to meet his potential new agent and drags Turtle with him while Eric & Vince attend a special meeting. Later, the boys attend Gary Busey's art opening where they bump into aspiring agent Josh Weinstein.
#37 - Move The Chains
Ballers Season 1 - Episode 3
Hoping to attract new clients, Spencer and Joe hold a corporate event. In their fight over Vernon, Spencer and Reggie's rivalry hits the boiling point. Bored by retirement, Charles lets loose for a night. Ricky learns his beef with his teammate, Alonzo, may be due to an awkward connection.
#39 - Manic Monday
Entourage Season 3 - Episode 15
Amanda needs an answer on the period film, but Vince won't commit to any other project until the cameras are actually rolling on 'Medellin.' Amanda persists, so Vince has the crew read the script to get everybody's opinion. Unfortunately, the script is so dry that nobody can get through it, leading Vince to realize that the project isn't right for him after all.
#41 - Enter the Temple
Ballers Season 2 - Episode 2
Spencer makes a play to poach a big client from Andre, his business rival, while struggling to find a quick fix for his physical ailments. Ricky considers where to head to next. Reggie fights for what he believes Vernon owes him. Feeling underpaid and undervalued, Tracy takes a stand with her boss. Charles gets insights from his coach.
#42 - The Ceremony
Big Love Season 1 - Episode 12
To Roman's surprise, Bill and Joey attend the UEB priesthood council meeting. Alby's visit to Wanda brings out her old habits, which could potentially land Bill in big trouble. Rhonda uses the acting competition as an excuse to leave the compound but she discovers that her family isn't willing to let her go. Finally, Barb attends the Mother of the Year awards ceremony but not all goes as expected.
#43 - Rough Ride
Ballers Season 4 - Episode 1
Spencer and Joe weigh the pros and cons of acquiring an extreme-sport agency. Ricky sets down roots in LA with Amber and their daughter, but finds himself yearning for something else. Charles rallies a group of disgruntled employees as he begins his new tenure with the Rams.
#45 - Long Beach
Hello Ladies Season 1 - Episode 6
Stuart goes out in Long Beach after bonding with some construction workers who assure him the city's prospects for romance are good. Meanwhile, Jessica tells Wade how he can get Marion back even though they haven't spoken in a month.
#46 - Episode 2
Giri/Haji Season 1 - Episode 2
As the body count rises in Tokyo, an untouchable Mr Abbot tries to force Kenzo out of London – but he can't go home without Yuto, and has begun to form other attachments.
#47 - An Offer Refused
Entourage Season 2 - Episode 4
Vince has yet to ink a contract for Aquaman, but that doesn't stop him from spending big bucks to decorate his new mansion. Eric is stressed out by all of the spending and pushes Ari to seal the deal. Meanwhile Drama is fixated on getting calf implants at
#48 - Gary's Desk
Entourage Season 4 - Episode 8
When Eric gets his own office, Vince eyes a piece of antique furniture that also has a rich history, but someone has already gotten his hands on it. Ari preps for a meeting with R&B superstar Mary J. Blige, but has to contend with twin-sibling rivalry in his own office.
#49 - Sorry, Ari
Entourage Season 3 - Episode 12
With the apparent loss of the Ramones project and with Ari to blame, Vince and the guys begin to look for other agents to represent him. Ari, hearing of Vince's shopping, fights with all his might to get back the movie. While looking at other agents, Vince realizes they are just too corporate for him and the "scumbag" Ari is the best in the business. However, since Ari cannot get the movie back, he tries to win Vince back with a corporate-style presentation himself. This backfires because the boys find Ari to be just like everyone else now and fire Ari as they walk out of his office.
#50 - Murphy's Lie
Entourage Season 6 - Episode 6
Eric considers the management-company offer while trying to patch things up with Ashley after a Freudian slip. Ari finally gets Mrs. Gold to forgive him at home, but an appearance by Marlo Klein tests his resolve at work. Drama tries to protect Jamie-Lynn from a disreputable network executive.
#51 - Raise Up
Ballers Season 1 - Episode 2
Spencer struggles to sign Vernon as a client when he clashes with his childhood friend Reggie who handles all his money. Meanwhile, Jason works to renegotiate a contract extension for Vernon with the Dallas Cowboys, but has difficulties. During practice with his new Dolphins team, Ricky discovers that a teammate is not only unfriendly with him but is wearing his number. Now a struggling car salesman, Charles begins to wonder if he retired too early.
#52 - Unhappy Birthday
How to Make It in America Season 1 - Episode 4
Edie, Rachel's boss, is throwing her a birthday party, and Ben is upset to learn that Rachel's new boyfriend Darren is going to attend it. Ben tries to occupy his time by hanging out with Kaplan, Cam and Domingo.
#55 - Talk Show
Entourage Season 1 - Episode 3
Partying after a boxing match, Vince runs into Jimmy Kimmel, who immediately does his best to get Vince to commit to an appearance on his show the following night. Also at the party, Luke Wilson tells Turtle and Drama about his new home theater setup, planting the idea in their heads that they need an upgrade.
#59 - Episode 1
Giri/Haji Season 1 - Episode 1
Tokyo detective Kenzo Mori is sent to London to find the brother he thought was dead, now reappeared and wanted for a vicious killing that threatens to tear both cities apart.
#60 - The Boys Are Back in Town
Entourage Season 2 - Episode 1
The guys are back from New York and Ari is already pushing a commercial project, Aquaman, at Vince but he isn't buying it. Eric has an official title now, but when he has to make a 'sex date' with Kristen, his status is questioned. Drama's agent is moving up and on without him. Turtle is cranky about his new job and takes multi-tasking to a new chaotic level.
#61 - Dominated
Entourage Season 3 - Episode 3
The gang have no idea what to think when Vince decides to hang out with his old friend who happens to be an ex-con and wants them all to be friends. Meanwhile, Ari's daughter ends up becoming friends with an up and coming movie star.
#62 - A Barbecue for Betty
Big Love Season 1 - Episode 9
Bill wants to throw a party to celebrate Don's plans of getting a fourth wife but Nicki's massive credit card debt weighs heavily on his mind. Pam's friend attempts to make his moves on Margie, but she is preoccupied with wanting to know more of how she became a part of the Henrickson family.
#66 - 20 May 1994
Coronation Street Season 35 - Episode 60
Jack refuses to come off the roof until he's freed Fergie. Curly and Andy try to ignore him. Derek tells Mavis he hasn't accepted Angela's job, or turned it down. Vera tells Jack she's proud of his stand but she leaves him on the roof to go to bingo. Nick tries to get Gail to buy him new trainers but she refuses. Jack ties himself to Curly's chimney stack. Curly opens the observatory window but Fergie still refuses to budge. After Jack's spent a night on the roof, Andy replaces the ladder. Vera celebrates when Fergie flies home but Jack can't move from the roof - his limbs have gone dead. Mavis is horrified to hear Derek begging Don for a job, cleaning taxis. She's upset by Derek's decline. Vera calls the fire brigade and they get Jack down. The Gazette arrive and interview Vera who blames Curly for everything. Mavis is forced to suggest Derek takes Angela's job to stop him wasting away. He phones Angela and is taken on as one of her sales team. Mavis is stunned when he reveals Angela's husband has now left her.
#67 - 28th March 1994
Coronation Street Season 35 - Episode 37
Gail realises that Sarah Louise could have died instead of Mandy Baker. Derek is put out as Norris can cover more ground in his car. Reg cracks up without Maureen and smashes up Percy's biscuits when he talks about buying them loose. The Platts send a wreath to Mrs Baker. Derek tells Mavis that he is going to have to get a car. Emily is upset to receive a letter from depressed Bernard. She visits him in his hostel much to his delight. Tricia assures Curly that her husband is no longer around. Bernard tells Emily that he's fallen in love with her. He feels he hasn't much to offer but she tells him that she feels the same for him. Reg tells Maureen he loves her and will live with her at Maud's house. Tanya suggests to Alex that he sends Des to Newcastle for a while instead of going himself
#68 - 30th March 1994
Coronation Street Season 35 - Episode 38
Percy is stunned when Emily announces she is going to marry Bernard. He assures her that he'll make no fuss about moving out. Mavis tells Derek she doesn't want him to blow their savings on a new car. He sulks. Des is annoyed when Alex sends him a message telling him that he is sending Des to Newcastle for three weeks. Des worries that Alex has found out about his and Tanya's one-night stand. Tanya tells Des it was her idea - so they see less of each other. Curly panics when Carl Armstrong turns up at Bettabuy wanting to thump the manager; Andy says he's in London. Derek has a weary day trudging around town whilst Norris has a wonderful day. Norris insists Derek buys his car. When Maud runs herself down Percy tells her that she's a fine woman and says she'd make a man a wonderful wife; Maud mistakenly thinks he's proposed. Derek is put out when he learns Norris is going to buy a new car. Mavis points out that Norris is doing so well whilst Derek isn't. She's sick of sharing her house. Tricia is furious when Curly stands her up, saying he doesn't want to see her again. Reg is thrilled with the prospect of marrying Maud off and urges her to accept.
#69 - 1st April 1994
Coronation Street Season 35 - Episode 39
Reg and Maureen give Percy yellow roses to give to Maud. Not knowing that they think he is engaged, he gives them to Emily, thinking the Holdsworths meant for her to have them. Mrs Baker calls on Gail and breaks down. Reg is furious when Ken tells him that he's not interested in buying the flat. Emily thanks Reg and Maureen for the flowers and finds out that Maud and Percy are supposedly engaged. She’s puzzled as to why he didn't mention it. Mrs Baker tells Gail about her heartbreak and gives her a load of Mandy's toys for Sarah Louise to have. Gail accepts them but puts them in a cupboard out of the way. Mavis tells Norris she's had enough of him being around and asks him to leave. Percy is astounded when Emily congratulates him on his engagement. Derek organises a birthday party for Mavis to sweeten her. Percy tells Maud that she misunderstood him but she thanks him for freeing her from Reg and accepts the proposal. Norris leaves but not before selling Derek his car. Mavis is annoyed as it will always remind her of Norris. Derek thinks it's a bargain, even when the exhaust falls off. Gail feels Martin has changed as he isn't affected by Mandy's death.
#70 - 22nd April 1994
Coronation Street Season 35 - Episode 48
Raquel spoils Des on his birthday, buying him a leather jacket. He feels too guilty to enjoy himself. The Bettabuy staff are given new uniforms. Audrey threatens to spread rumours of an affair if Alf doesn't tell Rita that he's changed his mind. Denise tries to make up to Ken but he is noncommittal about seeing her again. Alf tells Rita that Audrey's creating a fuss and she can't be Mayoress anymore. Rita is annoyed that she's been mucked around. Kevin tells Derek that his car is on its last legs. Jim is amazed when Mike tells him that he can borrow the Jaguar to take Liz to the races. Percy is amazed that he never spotted Randy was an imposter. Curly tries to jolly Des along and is stunned when Des tells him why he's depressed - he slept with another woman, although he doesn't name Tanya. Curly urges him to forget it.
#71 - 25th April 1994
Coronation Street Season 35 - Episode 49
Jim wonders what the catch is when Mike hands over the Jaguar to him. Charlie and Bet join the McDonalds as they go to the races. Percy tells Maud that he wants to wait until Emily has got over Bernard before they fix a date. Mrs Baker tells Gail she blames the hospital for Mandy's death and wants an official enquiry. Gail agrees to be a witness for her, backing up her claim that the ward was understaffed. At the races Jim meets Major Ron Williams from his Army days. He allows Williams to believe that the Jaguar is his. Martin admits to Gail Mandy didn't receive the best treatment as the ward was so busy. Jim is stunned when Mike tells him that he's going to use him as the first driver for "Baldwin's Executive Taxi Service".
#72 - 27th April 1994
Coronation Street Season 35 - Episode 50
Mike explains to Kevin and Jim that he wants Jim to drive executives around in the Jaguar as well as working at the garage. Elaine is stunned to see Vera out and about wearing a Bettabuy uniform. She confronts Curly, furious that he's re-employed Vera but is disarmed when all he can do is declare his love for her. Emily entertains the Wiltons to dinner but serves up frozen vegetables. They try to ignore them but she breaks down, annoyed that Bernard strung her along and allowed her to be emotionally attached. She feels foolish for thinking anyone could ever love her. Denise makes Ken see that he's being stupid sulking. He agrees to take her out, upsetting Don who accuses Denise of being poison. Raquel throws a party for Des. Martin is worried when Gail is called as a witness in the Mandy Baker enquiry. He fears that she might talk about what he tells her in confidence. Raquel gets drunk at the party whilst Des and Tanya stay sober. Alma takes Raquel out into the garden for some air but turns her round when she sees Des and Tanya kissing outside.