The Best Episodes Directed by Keith Gordon

#1 - Truth Be Told

Dexter - Season 1 - Episode 11

The Ice Truck Killer puts Dexter in a life changing position when he takes someone close to Dexter hostage. Doakes begins to suspect that Dexter's odd behavior is something darker than he originally thought.

star 8.43

#2 - Do You Take Dexter Morgan?

Dexter - Season 3 - Episode 12

It is the day before Dexter's wedding and Dexter must deal with two people targeting him, while preparing for his special occasion. Meanwhile, Angel tells Deb he's put her in for a promotion, but after he finds out some information her shield may be gone before she gets it.

star 8.41

#3 - Beau Soleil

The Killing (2011) - Season 1 - Episode 12

The police connect Rosie to a suspicious website. Stan faces his demons while Mitch learns secrets she never knew about Rosie.

star 8.36

#4 - In the Beginning

Dexter - Season 5 - Episode 10

Homicide uncovers some key evidence linked to one of Dexter's and Lumen's prior victims; Debra identifies two more suspects in the case.

star 8.33

#5 - Lost Boys

Dexter - Season 4 - Episode 10

Dexter finally believes he understands the beast known as Trinity. But when a ten-year old boy goes missing, Dexter is forced to question everything he’s learned up to this point.

star 8.32

#6 - Loplop

Fargo - Season 2 - Episode 8

Hanzee searches for Peggy and Ed. Dodd ends up in unfamiliar territory.

star 8.32

#7 - Morning Comes

Dexter - Season 2 - Episode 8

Dexter is attacked by the man who murdered his mother. Meanwhile, Lila wants to get closer to Dex, and Debra and Lundy close in on the Bay Harbor Butcher.

star 8.30

#8 - Dirty Harry

Dexter - Season 4 - Episode 5

Recent events spur Dexter into his own investigation of the Trinity killer. His motivations are now personal, and the clock is ticking. But the closer Dexter gets, the more he realizes that Trinity is unlike any monster he’s previously encountered.

star 8.26

#9 - A Beautiful Day

Dexter - Season 8 - Episode 1

It’s been 6 months since LaGuerta’s murder – and Dexter is still managing life as a dad, brother, and serial killer. Debra now works as a PI for a private firm and Batista has replaced her as Lieutenant. Meanwhile, Miami Metro investigates the murder of a man who has had pieces of his brain removed.

star 8.25

#10 - Good Night

Homeland - Season 3 - Episode 10

Brody embarks on a high stakes mission, but his fragile condition threatens the entire operation. Quinn makes an uncomfortable discovery about Carrie, while a sudden crisis forces Fara to rejoin the team.

star 8.25

#11 - Donnie or Marie

The Killing (2011) - Season 2 - Episode 12

Sarah and Holder close in on the murderer. Meanwhile, the Richmond campaign preps for the election; and the Larsens seek to get their lives back in order.

star 8.20

#12 - The Dark Defender

Dexter - Season 2 - Episode 5

Dexter finds out that the man who killed his mother, right in front of him, is still alive. When he tells this to Lila, she suggests he face the man, as part of his road to addiction recovery. But then as his sponsor she insists on tagging along.

star 8.12

#13 - Extreme Unction

Homicide: Life On The Street - Season 3 - Episode 3

The church asks that the public know the details of the murders. Pembleton has an interesting time in the box with a witness who has multiple personalities and is shown to be the killer, but before he can get a confession, her lawyer arrives and later she confesses on television. Pembleton begins to question his faith. Bayliss becomes a not-so-silent partner. Beau spends some time with his family and decides to end his relationship with Megan.

star 8.06

#14 - The Beetle

The Bridge (2013) - Season 1 - Episode 9

Marco reconnects with a friend from his past and races to save his family. Charlotte responds to her biggest threat. Linder reveals his true feelings.

star 8.04

#15 - Did You Do This? No, You Did It!

Fargo - Season 2 - Episode 7

Lou and Hank investigate in Fargo, The King of Breakfast visits Betsy and Molly, Floyd is summoned away and Bear questions a family member’s loyalty.

star 8.03

#16 - Somebody to Love

Fargo - Season 3 - Episode 10

In the season finale, Gloria follows the money, Nikki plays a game and Emmit learns a lesson about progress from Varga.

star 8.01

#17 - All In the Family

Dexter - Season 3 - Episode 4

After a failed marriage proposal, Dexter attempts to convince Rita that he wants more than a financial merger and fatherhood. He wants a family with Rita. Deb lands a new case. Miguel's brother, Ramon, is dead set on finding Oscar's murderer, which worries Dexter and Miguel.

star 8.00

#18 - In Whom We Trust

Rubicon - Season 1 - Episode 10

Tanya is sent to rehab. Will secretly reaches out to Katherine and uncovers David Hadas's last project. Ingram grows more suspicious of Truxton.

star 7.99

#19 - Our Father

Dexter - Season 3 - Episode 1

Dexter has put his life back together but things may fall apart soon. His new victim is also being targeted by Assistant District Attorney Miguel Prado. Deb has to decide how to handle Internal Affairs, as they want her to turn on her new partner.

star 7.95

#20 - Off Brand

Better Call Saul - Season 3 - Episode 6

Jimmy has a new endeavor. Chuck pushes himself to the limit. Nacho finds himself in a power struggle.

star 7.94

#21 - Sports Medicine

House - Season 1 - Episode 12

A severely broken arm reveals a bizarre case of bone loss and ends the comeback plans of major league pitcher Hank Wiggen. House suspects Hank is lying about using steroids, as his condition worsens. When Hank's kidneys start to fail, his wife offers to donate hers, but she would have to abort her early pregnancy. Forced into an impossible solution, and admitting failure as an addict, Hank tries to take his own life. House and his team must isolate and fix the problem soon if this pitcher's life, as well his career, can be saved. Meanwhile, Foreman dates a pharmaceutical representative and House is stuck with two tickets and ends up going on a "date" with Cameron...to a monster truck rally.

star 7.94

#22 - Eminent Domain

The Killing (2011) - Season 3 - Episode 6

Linden and Holder catch up to the latest victim; Seward faces his past; Bullet struggles with the truth while in the jungle.

star 7.93

#23 - Aporia

Fargo - Season 3 - Episode 9

Emmit sits down with Gloria while Nikki negotiates a deal.

star 7.90

#24 - Ten Thirteen

The Leftovers - Season 2 - Episode 9

A personal loss and subsequent pilgrimage to Miracle offer clues on why Meg embarked on her path as a Remnant crusader. After a fallout with Laurie, Tom seeks to reunite with Meg.

star 7.88

#25 - Blackbird

Masters of Sex - Season 2 - Episode 6

After Hendricks bans Masters from using black participants in his study, Masters contacts a journalist to promote his efforts, using the debunking of sexual stereotypes as the lure. Johnson is forced to accept DePaul's choice to end her chemotherapy treatments. Gene uncovers the truth about Betty and Helen's relationship. Libby fires Coral after discovering she lied about Robert.

star 7.87

#26 - It's Not for Everyone

The Strain - Season 1 - Episode 4

A secret autopsy demonstrates the bizarre progression of the mystery virus, prompting Jim to make a startling confession. Eph and Nora race to find the father of the youngest victim of the plane tragedy, but someone unexpected beats them to it. Ansel, in the grip of disease, takes desperate measures to protect his family.

star 7.85

#27 - Don't Be Ridiculous

The Leftovers - Season 3 - Episode 2

In her official capacity as fraud investigator for the Department of Sudden Departure (D.S.D.), Nora travels to St. Louis to investigate a possible scam that involves convincing the family members of The Departed there’s a way to see their loved ones again.

star 7.84

#28 - Yankee

The Bridge (2013) - Season 2 - Episode 1

Sonya meets a man connected to her past as Marco discovers he is no longer safe in his own department. Frye & Adriana investigate the origins of the "money house." A mysterious woman crosses The Bridge into El Paso.

star 7.75

#29 - Always There

Rectify - Season 1 - Episode 1

After 19 years on Death Row, Daniel Holden is released due to new DNA evidence. He returns with his family to his childhood home, struggling to adjust to life on the outside. Meanwhile, the Senator who prosecuted him plots to reopen the case.

star 7.71

#30 - Super Powers

Homeland - Season 5 - Episode 3

Jonas and Carrie revisit her past. Quinn stalks his prey.

star 7.65

#31 - Two Boats and a Helicopter

The Leftovers - Season 1 - Episode 3

In the face of dwindling church attendance and threats on his life, the Rev. Matt Jamison continues to preach his gospel: that many who disappeared in the Departure were sinners and not saints. Matt's campaign is detoured when he learns he may lose the church to foreclosure, forcing him to launch a desperate, last-minute plan to come up with the cash to keep it.

star 7.62

#32 - Nice Ladies

Nurse Jackie - Season 7 - Episode 4

Akalitus doesn’t trust Jackie when she shares the news that the hospital is being sold to Norwegian developers. Carrie meets Coop’s proposal with an unexpected reaction causing him to make a major life decision. Still strapped for cash, Jackie’s dealing takes a surprising turn.

star 7.55

#33 - Camille

The Returned (US) - Season 1 - Episode 1

Residents of the small mountain town of Caldwell, Washington grapple with the mysterious return of their dead loved ones. With no memory of their deaths, and no awareness of the time that has passed in their absence, the returned struggle to reintegrate into a world that has changed without them.

star 7.55

#34 - Trylon and Perisphere

Homeland - Season 4 - Episode 2

An official inquiry brings Carrie back to the States, where she struggles with her ambivalence towards motherhood. Quinn spirals out of control. A disgraced former case officer reveals disturbing new information.

star 7.53

#35 - The Man in the Basement

Homeland - Season 6 - Episode 2

Carrie and Reda fight for their client while Quinn fights against his new life. Saul and Dar suspect Keane has a secret.

star 7.51

#36 - Fair Game

Homeland - Season 6 - Episode 1

Carrie returns home to the US with Franny to work as an advocate for Muslim Americans. Dar and Saul brief President-elect Keane. Quinn struggles with his new circumstances.

star 7.33