The Best Episodes Directed by Karen Gaviola
#1 - Behind the Orange Curtain
Justice (2006) Season 1 - Episode 3
TNT&G goes to Orange County when a bartender, who is employed at a restaurant co-owned by Ron, is accused of killing a runaway bride. Ron's certainty of a win begins to wane, however, when the team encounters the culture shock of Orange County.
#2 - The Good, the Bad and the Crispy
Lucifer Season 2 - Episode 18
After Charlotte accidentally charbroils a man to death in self-defense, Lucifer must try and keep Chloe from figuring out the truth. Lucifer puts Maze in charge of finding Charlotte and Amenadiel, who have both gone missing in light of recent circumstances, while he finds a permanent solution for the ticking-time-bomb he calls Mom.
#3 - Arising
Nikita Season 2 - Episode 17
Michael is furious when he discovers a secret that Cassandra kept from him, so he and Nikita fly to Moscow to confront her. Meanwhile, Alex makes a last ditch effort to find her mother by sending out a coded message through a televised interview.
#4 - Season of the Hexenbiest (1)
Grimm Season 2 - Episode 12
Adalind returns to wreak havoc in everyone’s lives and avenge her mother’s brutal death. She has her eyes set on Nick and those closest to him – especially Hank and Juliette. Elsewhere, Captain Renard’s obsession continues to escalate. Meanwhile, a surprise visit at the spice shop gives Monroe more than he ever bargained for.
#5 - Nothing to Lose
CSI: Miami Season 3 - Episode 16
Evidence leads the CSIs to believe that someone started a massive fire in the Everglades in order to cover up a murder. Local prisoners are brought in as free manpower to help fight the wild fire in the Everglades. However, when a serial killer escapes the scene, Horatio must track him down before he strikes again. Meanwhile, the body of a local college student is found shot to death and the fire has destroyed the crime scene and the evidence. However, when the team uncovers an illegal moonshine operation and homemade ammunitions in the vicinity, the CSIs uncover the real reason why the boy was out there.
#7 - Love Handles
Lucifer Season 2 - Episode 12
Lucifer and Chloe investigate a mysterious masked killer who is poisoning college students. They also try to make sense of their new relationship, after a long-awaited kiss. Meanwhile, Charlotte visits Linda for advice on a touchy subject.
#8 - Shock
CSI: Miami Season 4 - Episode 23
The team is sent to investigate the death of a local celebrity, who is found murdered in her bathtub. The list of suspects includes her musician boyfriend, her assistant and her rival. The search for a young abducted girl is triggered, and Horatio tells Delko of Marisol and his plans.
#9 - Vampire Weekend
Castle (2009) Season 2 - Episode 6
As Halloween approaches, Castle and Beckett are called to a graveyard where the body of a young man sporting vampire fangs has been discovered with a wooden stake driven through his heart. Their investigation takes them deep into the heart of New York's underground vampire fetish community, where they learn that the motive for the victim's murder may be hiding within the pages of the graphic novel he was writing before his death.
#11 - Blowback
Journeyman Season 1 - Episode 10
Dan finds himself once again tracking Aeden Bennett. This time it's 1980 and Dan gets to see what made Aeden the way he is. In the present, the kidnapper seeks revenge by going after Katie. Livia tries to figure out what her purpose is in life. This is a conclusion to the previous episode Emily.
#12 - Money for Nothing
CSI: Miami Season 2 - Episode 17
Horatio is quick on the scene when an armored truck carrying $3.2 million is robbed in a daring downtown heist. During the holdup, the driver is killed and Horatio guns down one of the two thieves. The other escapes with the loot, but the money turns out to be counterfeit. The team must figure out what happened to the bank's money before it was replaced with fake bills. Making the day even worse for Horatio, Yelina spies him with his niece and assumes the girl is his illegitimate child, not her own late husband's daughter.
#13 - Pro Per
CSI: Miami Season 3 - Episode 2
A woman is killed during a posh party at an exclusive waterfront estate when a man opens fire on the proceedings from a cigarette boat. When a former con is arrested, he acts as his own lawyer and proves to be smarted than he appears. Complicating matters is the fact that the leading witness in the case is the dead woman's 10-year-old son, whom Horatio wants to protect, refusing to let him testify.
#14 - Merry Evasion
NCIS: Los Angeles Season 5 - Episode 12
A senator’s daughter is the victim of a home invasion. The team investigate to determine if it was a random crime or a targeted attack due to her father’s crackdown on international cyber warfare. Meanwhile, Kensi’s holiday spirit changes after she receives a surprise Christmas gift.
#17 - Boy in the Box
Cold Case Season 1 - Episode 14
The 1958 death of an unknown 6-year-old boy found in a field inside a cardboard box is reinvestigated after a small suitcase with the child's picture and his old cowboy hat is left in front of a church. The new probe reveals that the rowdy boy lived at a Catholic-run orphanage and was adopted two days before his suspicious demise.
#19 - Within
Terra Nova Season 1 - Episode 10
Lucas races to assemble the final pieces of his mystery device, in advance of the 11th Pilgrimage's arrival. Also, Jim and Taylor confront the colony's "Sixer" mole, Skye is reunited with a familiar face and Terra Nova prepares for war.
#20 - Crime Wave
CSI: Miami Season 3 - Episode 7
As a huge tsunami heads directly towards Miami, a ten-hour warning gives citizens just enough time to evacuate the city. In the chaos, two people are killed in a parking lot and the evidence leads Horatio to discover a plot to rob a bank timed to take advantage of the evacuation. However, as the CSIs close in on the robbery already in progress, they find that it's a more elaborate crime than they previously thought. In the wake of the storm, Ryan and Alexx discover a body washed up from a local cemetery that may have a different cause of death than originally recorded. Meanwhile, Horatio suspects that Yelina is being physically abused by her boyfriend, IAB's Rick Stetler.
#21 - Virgin Skin
Chicago Fire Season 2 - Episode 14
Severide feels sidelined as he leaves Detective Lindsay and the Intelligence Unit to do their job and locate his sister Katie. Shay gets an unusual tip from Chicago Blackhawk players Brent Seabrook and Duncan Keith, who makes friends with Clarke and stop by Molly’s. Meanwhile, Casey learns more about his head injuries after another close call and Dawson pushes hard to pass the physical test at the Academy.
#22 - Killer Date
CSI: Miami Season 3 - Episode 20
Horatio's life is changed forever when he learns important information about his deceased brother. Horatio must now figure out what to do with this information about his brother, Raymond, and whether or not to tell Yelina. Meanwhile, the team investigates when a woman is murdered at a crowded bar after she's approached by a female employee of a service that helps men pick-up women. Also, when Delko loses his badge after some reckless behavior and it's used in a crime, he must locate the badge before it's used again.
#23 - Nailed
CSI: Miami Season 4 - Episode 8
The CSI's are called out to investigate the murder of a young woman who was about to sign her divorce papers. Soon the husband turns out to be the ideal suspect. The only strange thing about the case is the murder weapon: a nailgun. The case becomes complicated when one of the CSI's is attacked when he returns to the crime scene and ends up in hospital.
#25 - Fireworks
Chicago Fire Season 1 - Episode 18
With tensions still running high between Chief Boden and Bennie Severide, things boil over when Mills confronts Bennie about the fire that killed his father. Meanwhile, Severide, Casey and Bennie uncover the truth behind two mysterious diner fires and Shay takes a new direction with her plan to have a baby.
#27 - Vegas with Some Radish
Lucifer Season 3 - Episode 6
When Lucifer discovers his ex-fake-wife, Candy, has gone missing, he hightails it to Las Vegas with Ella in tow. Together, the two of them work to find her, but interesting secrets are revealed along the way that could compromise the investigation. Meanwhile, Chloe is upset that Lucifer left on her birthday, so Linda tries to lift her spirits.
#28 - My Way
Chicago P.D. Season 1 - Episode 13
Commander Perry notifies the Intelligence unit that Pulpo has been released to help track down a dangerous cartel leader. This doesn’t sit well with our team as he kidnapped one of their own and no love is lost between sides. Meanwhile, Ruzek gets some difficult news as a blast from Lindsay’s past comes back, giving us a glimpse at where she came from. Voight reminds her that she’s come too far to screw it up. At the same time we learn something about Jin that is bound to be a problem.
#29 - Weaponizer
Lucifer Season 2 - Episode 5
Lucifer is excited to investigate the murder of his favorite action movie hero, Wesley Cabot. Longtime rival Rolf Van Zandt initially is a suspect, but the investigation soon shifts. Meanwhile, Uriel shows up and Amenadiel is forced to come clean about his lost powers. Also, Lucifer and Uriel fight about Chloe and their mother.
#30 - The Frenemy of My Enemy
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 2 - Episode 18
A dangerous new alliance is formed as Coulson and Hunter turn to the last person anyone would expect – Grant Ward! As the war between S.H.I.E.L.D. factions continues, Skye and Lincoln will find themselves drawn into this conflict.
#31 - Darkroom
CSI: Miami Season 5 - Episode 8
A murder and kidnapping becomes personal when DNA from a crime scene reveals that Natalia’s sister Anya is one of the kidnapped women they are looking for. The team finds a safe full of photos of missing women and they must find the photographer who was using his camera to lure the unsuspecting women.
#33 - They're Back Again, Aren't They?
Lucifer Season 3 - Episode 1
After a confused Lucifer wakes up in the middle of the desert with his wings back, he recruits the help of Chloe to help figure out what happened to him and why. Upon doing their own research, they come across a crime scene that could be tied to Lucifer's kidnapping. When the Lancaster Police Department get involved, newcomer Lieutenant Marcus Pierce fails to make a great impression on everyone with his stern demeanor. The investigation goes awry when Lucifer finds himself in another compromising situation and something much darker is revealed.
#35 - The Broom Cupboard
The Unit Season 2 - Episode 12
Jonas is assigned to protect an US Senator on a humanitarian mission to an Asian country. Although he has been secretly ordered by the President of the United States to meet with the former Prince who is planning a revolution against the current regime. On the home front, Molly, Kim and Tiffy work with Jeremy in planning a surprise for Crystal.
#41 - Better Half
Lie to Me Season 1 - Episode 10
Zoe Landau, an attorney for the Department of Justice and Cal's ex-wife, asks for help on an arson investigation that resulted in death. Meanwhile, Gillian, Ria, and Eli help a detective get to the truth behind the murder of a member of a rapper's entourage.
#42 - Number Six
Criminal Minds Season 8 - Episode 22
The BAU goes to Detroit to track an UnSub with a rapidly changing MO. Also, Blake's husband returns from overseas with a life-changing career proposition for her.
#43 - Thirty Balloons
Chicago P.D. Season 1 - Episode 5
Atwater and Burgess are given a new patrol car, but are challenged with keeping it brand new. A run in with a psychotic woman leads the Intelligence Unit to discover a drug smuggling operation which has put several girl’s lives in peril. Voight’s overprotective act with Lindsay leads her right where he doesn’t want as she also helps to keep Justin out of trouble. Meanwhile on stakeout, things get tense between Olinsky and Ruzek as Olinski tries to teach him the finer points of surveillance.
#44 - Extreme
CSI: Miami Season 2 - Episode 10
A young woman is thrown over the railing of a parking garage, but the investigation into her death uncovers evidence that she was killed before the fall and had likely been kidnapped. The victim's watch is traced to her boyfriend, who tells the detectives that she was a thrill seeker who was abducted during the course of an extreme kind of role-playing game. Meanwhile, Delko gets into trouble when he inadvertently interferes with a case after stumbling across a car-theft ring.
#45 - A Dish Best Served Cold
Grimm Season 3 - Episode 3
A series of disturbing crime scenes leads Nick and Hank to the resurrection of an old feud that's all too familiar for Nick and Monroe. With the news of a royal family member's demise, several key players start to make their move. Meanwhile despite his recent trauma, Nick finds himself healthier than normal and Monroe and Rosalee talk about moving their relationship forward.
#48 - Who Murders Sleep
NYPD Blue Season 7 - Episode 10
Danny has another bad dream about his sisters and Mary witnesses his plea for relief. He goes out for an early morning walk, but loses track of time. Sipowicz is called to the scene where an 8-year-old girl's skeletal remains are found. A dog's nose contains a bullet that might be the key to Medavoy's case; only the dog's owner won't authorize the surgery that would remove the bullet. Sorenson arrives to work late but Sipowicz covers for him. They go to the house of retired detective that handled the missing girl's case. Only the old detective brain is a little scrambled and he isn't keen on letting Sipowicz and Sorenson handle his case file, without him being there. Jones comes up with a solution to the problem they have when the dog owner can't identify the man who shot her dog. A canceled check in the case file and a tenant list, lead Sipowicz and Sorenson to suspect's for girl's murder, meanwhile the senile old detective has wandered of and got lost. Sorenson goes off on the suspec
#49 - Left Behind
Lost Season 3 - Episode 15
Kate and Juliet are stranded in the jungle after Kate learns that there is a traitor in the survivor's midst. Meanwhile, Sawyer's poor attitude and selfish ways towards the beach community may earn him a vote of banishment if he doesn't have a change of heart.
#51 - Proof
Criminal Minds Season 7 - Episode 2
The BAU team searches rural Oklahoma when women are being found murdered after being robbed of one of their five senses. Also, JJ and Prentiss get the cold shoulder from Reid as he deals with their deception about Prentiss' presumed death.
#54 - S.O.S.
Alias Season 5 - Episode 10
The entire APO gang is trapped inside the CIA offices and Weiss saves them. However, Weiss will not be returning to APO, he will just be helping the others on a mission to obtain information regarding Sydney.
#55 - Truth and Consequences
Hostages Season 1 - Episode 5
Ellen has to make another life-changing choice when she performs emergency surgery in her own home. Meanwhile, Duncan demands answers when Archer tells him that an innocent person in their plan has become a victim.
#57 - The Lady Doth Protest
Empire (2015) Season 4 - Episode 7
Production comes to a halt on Empire’s 20-For-20 when Calvin and Portia, feeling overworked by their new producer, Eddie Barker, call for a strike, leaving Cookie to find a solution to the issue. In an attempt to prove that he can still be the man he was before the explosion, Lucious arranges a deal on Hakeem’s behalf, not knowing the repercussions that could follow. Meanwhile, love is in the air for Jamal and Andre, who each express their feelings for their significant others, not knowing the secrets that are being kept from them.
#58 - eXit strategy
The Gifted Season 1 - Episode 4
When the mutants devise a plan to take down Sentinel Services, Eclipse seeks out an old friend from his dark past in order to obtain some useful information. Meanwhile, Lauren and Andy attempt to combine their powers in order to help the group.
#61 - The Girl in Suite 2103
Bones Season 2 - Episode 6
Booth and Brennan investigate a death due to an explosion in a Miami hotel. The clues lead to foreign diplomats with diplomatic immunity.
#64 - Going Under
Prison Break Season 4 - Episode 15
Michael gets medical attention from the most unlikely of places, and Charles Westmoreland returns to help uncover the true meaning of Scylla. Meanwhile, Lincoln and Sucre race to stop Gretchen before Scylla is lost forever.
#65 - Ho'opio 'ia e ka noho ali'i a ka ua
Hawaii Five-0 Season 9 - Episode 15
(Made Prisoner by the Reign of the Rain) As a dangerous hurricane hits Oahu, Five-0 is tasked with protecting El Diablo, a captured serial killer who is being hunted by an assassin. Also, Tani’s civilian safety check during the storm turns deadly and Rachel and Charlie evacuate to Danny’s house, where the ex-spouses reminisce.
#66 - Tain't Misbehavin
NYPD Blue Season 6 - Episode 16
Sorenson's girlfriend Nadine comes by to give him some news about the lateness of her period, but she feels that he doesn't seem to be ready for this, when he can't remember her last name. The situation puts Sorenson out of sorts for the shift and the squad's curiosity raised as they try to figure out what is going on, keeping them all from focusing on their case of a body found in dumpster. The victim is ID'd and a dim-witted man, Ted, who the detectives pick up, used his credit card. After interrogation, Ted points to the man who gave him the card as the one who had him move the dumpster. Later that evening Danny lets Nadine know that he will take care of his responsibility. The detectives try wiring Ted, to get a confession out of his boss. When the wire doesn't work the first time, Sipowicz poses as his brother. Nadine stops by to tell Danny about the results of her doctor's test, negative.
#68 - Burn
Criminal Minds Season 10 - Episode 2
A series of abductions and murders in Seattle send the BAU seeking an UnSub who was abused in the past and is out for revenge. Garcia heads to Texas to confront the man she shot while defending Reid and herself, as he waits on death row.
#69 - The Whole Truth
Lost Season 2 - Episode 16
Sun comes to a realization and struggles on whether to tell Jin about the situation. Meanwhile, with no success from Jack or Sayid, Ana-Lucia is called in by Locke to interrogate the new prisoner Henry Gale to get more information out of him about the balloon that he and his wife supposedly landed on the island with.
#71 - Beast of Burden
Golden Boy (2013) Season 1 - Episode 12
When a high-end call girl is found dead, Clark learns that his archenemy, Deputy Mayor Holbrook, was her last client. Meanwhile, Diaco struggles with the decision to put his father in a nursing home.
#72 - High Rollers
Dark Blue Season 2 - Episode 4
When the team infiltrates a local casino to investigate the disappearance and presumed murder of a law-school student with a gambling problem, the case has a negative effect on Ty who runs with his high-rolling cover a little too far. Meanwhile, Alex gives Jaimie a hard time over the risks she is willing to take with their target, a no-excuses loan shark.
#78 - Skin Deep
Grimm Season 5 - Episode 15
When Nick and Hank come across a beautiful young woman who seems to have aged 70 years overnight and died, they suspect Wesen involvement. The investigation leads to a local doctor and Rosalee is enlisted to help find the truth. Meanwhile, Eve takes bold steps to learn more about Capt. Renard's nefarious dealings.
#80 - One Begets Technique
Blindspot Season 1 - Episode 18
[To Begin the Sequence] An unlikely collaboration forms when Jane and Weller reach out to a former target in order to hunt down a menacing international criminal. Meanwhile, Jane faces a tough decision when a dubious order from Oscar may endanger Weller.
#81 - Interference
Prison Break Season 3 - Episode 5
A new inmate named Tyge is brought to Sona. After he seemingly recognizes Whistler, Michael's doubts arise. T-Bag enters a new area of commerce.Lincoln goes to the seaside with Sofia. Sucre takes over the side-business of his predecessor.
#82 - In the Line of Duty
NCIS: Los Angeles Season 6 - Episode 13
After U.S. Ambassador Nancy Kelly narrowly escapes a terrorist attack at the U.S. Consulate in Tunisia, Callen and Sam are sent on a secret, dangerous mission to obtain key evidence from the crime scene. Upon their return, the team seeks Kelly’s help to provide missing information.
#83 - Bone May Rot
Blindspot Season 1 - Episode 4
[Or Maybe Not] Patterson and her puzzle-expert boyfriend, David, decode a tattoo clue that sends the team to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). While at the CDC, the team discovers a hidden message on Jane's body that uncovers a plot that could have catastrophic global consequences. Meanwhile, Jane and Weller grow closer.
#84 - Greed (a.k.a. Greed is Good)
Cold Case Season 1 - Episode 20
The team reopens the 1985 case of a wealthy stock broker. At the time it was deemed that Charles Danville was killed when someone attempted to steal his car, but new evidence suggests that he may, in fact, have been murdered.
#85 - Paranoia
Chase (2010) Season 1 - Episode 4
A fugitive (Jennifer Morrison) takes her young daughter with her on a killing spree across Texas; the U.S. Marshals discover a shocking twist.
#86 - Double Date
Grimm Season 4 - Episode 15
Nick and Hank are called to investigate a one night stand turned deadly when a man finds himself in the middle of a very bizarre love triangle. Captain Renard hopes Monroe and Rosalee can help him deal with recurring episodes of phantom bleeding. Meanwhile, Adalind makes a discovery that might turn the tables in her favor and Juliette makes a big decision that could change the course of her relationship with Nick.
#90 - Quon Zhang
The Blacklist Season 2 - Episode 20
After decoding the information that is embedded in The Fulcrum, Red is determined to stop the imminent threat. Meanwhile, the task force discovers that deceased bodies of Chinese-American women are being smuggled out of the country under false identities. Liz continues to search for answers about her past after discovering a picture hidden in Red's secret flat.
#92 - Tanglewood
CSI: NY Season 1 - Episode 13
Mac and Stella investigate the death of Paul Montenassi, a young man left to bleed to death in the snow. The investigation leads them to another victim, Mihok Lev, who had been killed by Montenassi in a robbery earlier that evening. When Hawkes concludes his autopsy on Montenassi, he is able to reveal a sanded-off tattoo that leads the detectives to the Tanglewood Boys. Danny and Aiden investigate the hit-and-run that caused the death of Marta Santo. After discovering sperm on the woman's clothing, Danny and Aiden learn that Santo liked things rough, and their investigation leads them to an erotic massage parlor.
#94 - Rogue
Legends (2014) Season 1 - Episode 5
Martin is put on leave after the confrontation with The Colonel. He begins looking into his own past and The Stranger's assertion that 'Martin Odum' is a legend. This off-book investigation leads him to a mysterious smuggler in Houston who may have the answers he needs. Martin assumes the legend of a Southern outlaw in order to infiltrate the smuggling operation and get close to Dobson.
#95 - Going Once...Going Twice
Brothers & Sisters Season 3 - Episode 8
Kevin overcompensates for his recent pay cut by snatching Nora’s dream house out from under her as a gift to Scotty. Meanwhile Justin cooks up a plan to set Saul up with an unlikely candidate for a date.
#97 - Greater Good
The Lottery Season 1 - Episode 3
Vanessa, Darius, and President Westwood deal with the hostage crisis. Alison and James make a strange discovery after testing Kyle that may lead to more questions than answers. The world reacts to news of the lottery as the U.S. government prepares to open the testing centers.
#98 - Russellmania
NYPD Blue Season 8 - Episode 8
Fancy comes down on Russell and Sorenson for yesterday's display in the squad room. He assigns Sorenson to work with Medavoy and Jones on a subway double homicide and Russell is to get assistance on her apparent murder-suicide case from Sipowicz. Russell runs into Denby while canvassing some of the employees at the courier company, she indicates to him that the relationship with Danny didn't work out and that piques his interest. Further investigation into the murder-suicide reveals that the murder victim was operating a drug distribution network using the courier service, and it now appears as though Harry Denby has taken it over. Det. Olivo, an old friend of Sorenson's from narcotics, meets Sorenson to inform him that the case that is being worked in their squad may jeopardize a case their task force is building. He has to refer Olivo to Russell and Sipowicz, since he is working another case; however his knowledge of Russell getting involved with this case, puts him on edge. The susp
#101 - Double Doe
The Forgotten Season 1 - Episode 10
Walter brings The Forgotten Network their first case involving multiple victims, a male and female Doe shot to death and buried in the snow outside a sleazy motel. The age difference and the large amount of cash found on them suggest something nefarious. But did the victims actually know each other? What was the money for? And why did the murderer leave it behind.
#102 - The Lich (1)
The Cape (2011) Season 1 - Episode 7
Orphaned since birth, Conrad Chandler, the heir of one of Palm City’s founders, exacts revenge on the public and threatens to paralyze and control the city. The Cape and Max alert Marty of the impending danger to the city, which backfires on The Cape. Meanwhile, the Secretary of Prisons, Patrick Portman, aids Orwell in her search for the lone heir. Orwell locates Conrad through Netta, his mysterious caretaker, but soon discovers his deeply disturbing past and finds herself in danger. Elsewhere, Dana becomes increasingly uncomfortable with her new social life.