The Best Episodes Directed by Ken Girotti
#1 - The Ides of March
Xena: Warrior Princess Season 4 - Episode 21
Callisto returns from Hell with a double mission: corrupt Xena and make Julius Caesar emperor, but plans change when Caesar's allies turn on him and when Roman soldiers capture and crucify Xena and Gabrielle.
#3 - Frozen in Time
The Invisible Man (2000) Season 1 - Episode 19
Kate Easton (The Value of Secrets) is on the run from Allianora. Easton is grabbed before Darien can get her to safety and put into cyrogenic suspension by Allianora's (as yet unidentified) employers. The people Allianora work for are collecting scientists for future use under their control. The Agency manages to capture Allianora, but she proves impossible to crack. So Darien secretly cuts her a deal: he'll betray the Agency and help her escape if she'll betray her bosses and help him rescue Kate. Both of them end up double-crossing each other, and Darien ends up in a cyrogenic tube when Allianora scrambles his tracking signal. He manages to escape using his invisibility and rescue Kate. However, when he returns with the Agency, the warehouse and the remaining scientists are gone.
#5 - Crossroads
Lights Out (2011) Season 1 - Episode 7
As the fight with Morales nears, Lights finds himself at a crossroad in his life and career. He is about to attempt a comeback both in the ring trying for his 36th win, and at home trying to gain the support of his family. But when he asks Theresa to be in his corner for the fight, he instead gets unwanted support from an unlikely ally.
#6 - Ghost of a Chance
The Invisible Man (2000) Season 1 - Episode 16
Darien, the Keeper and Hobbes head south of the border to Santa Ruego to convince the Prime Minister to vote against installing the Biox chemical weapon system. How? By having Fawkes pretend to be a ghost and persuade the superstitious Minister to vote against the system's installation. Unfortunately, another ""spirit"" is haunting the Minister: ""La Llarona,"" a ghost who can drown men with a kiss. She confronts Darien and it is revealed she is a member of a shadowy organization that bio-engineered her with the ability to breathe water and exhale it under pressure. In the battle over the Prime Minister's vote, Darien eventually manages to drive her off and get the vote, despite the mutual attraction the two ""freaks"" share.
#9 - Entangled Bank
Orphan Black Season 1 - Episode 8
Sarah's actions pit the Orphans against each other as she tries to plan her next move. As Paul tries desperately to cover up Sarah’s existence, Alison takes vengeance on her suspected monitor, which could cost her everything she holds dear.
#10 - Head
Rescue Me Season 7 - Episode 5
Tommy has his badge revoked when his latest tirade goes national. But Sheila’s two-pronged attack hits Tommy’s critics where they least expect it, vindicating Tommy and clearing the Gavin family name.
#12 - Civil Disobedience
The Border Season 1 - Episode 11
When his daughter Zoe is arrested during a protest at the border, Kessler is suspected of leaking classified information. With his career in peril, and forced to withdraw from the case, Kessler struggles to protect his daughter from nuclear saboteurs.
#13 - Knowledge of Causes, and Secret Motion of Things
Orphan Black Season 2 - Episode 7
When a rehab confidante betrays Alison and threatens to expose the truth about Aynsley’s death, she goes into free fall on the eve of Family Day. With Donnie and the kids set to visit, it’s all clones on deck to contain the fallout.
#14 - Home
Supernatural Season 1 - Episode 9
Dean and Sam return to their home of Lawrence, Kansas, where a new family has moved into the Winchester's old home. The family begins seeing and hearing frightening things, and the brothers think it might be haunted by the thing that killed their mother.
#15 - A Spontaneous Moment
ReGenesis Season 3 - Episode 1
What happened to Bob, Mayko, David, Jill and Caroline ? 6 months after the explosion, NorBac is still rebuilding itself. The team has to deal with the deaths of several of their friends and colleagues and the arrivals of new people for the team.
#18 - Looking Glass
Nikita Season 2 - Episode 5
Michael discovers Cassandra, a woman he once romanced under Division orders, is in danger. Feeling guilty for how things ended, he wants to help her but Nikita suspects there is more to it than easing his conscience. Amanda manipulates Alex into helping her on a mission but Sean gets caught in Amanda's web of lies and begins to doubt Division's true motives.
#19 - Relativity Theory
The Outer Limits (1995) Season 4 - Episode 6
Biologist Teresa Janovitch (MELISSA GILBERT) is a civilian among military men, traveling on the Resource Survey Vehicle Cortez to Tau Ceti Prime in search of minerals for an Earth that has squandered its own. Initial signs indicate that the planet is both uninhabited and rich in mineral resources, which could mean a million dollar payday for both the crew and the company that owns the Cortez. But on the first exploration, the crew is attacked by gigantic and apparently primitive aliens. After the command falls to Janovitch, she is overpowered by her crew: Sgt. Adam Sears (Jeremy Ratchford), a veteran of pacification missions on Earth, who favors annihilation of the new race and an ambiguous Corporal Charles Pendelton (Tim Guinee). Sears leads a patrol that hunts down and kills the aliens, in the process seizing a golden object that appears to be a religious totem. As he celebrates his slaughter, Janovitch examines his victims and makes a shocking discovery.
#20 - A King's Ransom
Vikings Season 1 - Episode 7
Three Viking ships sail upriver towards the very heart of power in eastern England: the Royal Villa of King Aelle. Ragnar Lothbrok has come looking for ransom in exchange for peace. However, King Aelle has a different plan in mind for these northern heathens.
#21 - Eye for an Eye
Vikings Season 2 - Episode 4
A meeting between two great men may pave the way for future compromise as Ragnar and Ecbert come face to face. Jarl Borg now rules Kattegat and with an iron fist and Rollo must now become the leader his people need in Ragnar's absence.
#23 - Rage
Odyssey 5 Season 1 - Episode 19
Chuck and the rest of Odyssey 5 remember a riot in a Houston suburb, and the date is approaching. People in the town are becoming angry, even to the point of killing loved ones - and afterward, they can't remember why. The rush is on to discover what's causing this rage, and how to avert the riot.
#24 - Mercenary
Vikings Season 3 - Episode 1
Ragnar and Lagertha's fleets depart Kattegat once more for Wessex but this time they bring settlers. King Ecbert hosts the Vikings and proposes a deal. Despite the misgivings of some of the other leaders, Ragnar leads his forces into battle once more, but this time as allies of Wessex.
#25 - Breaking Point
Vikings Season 3 - Episode 9
The Vikings go all out for a second assault on Paris. Recognizing the desperate state of affairs for his city, Emperor Charles must make a difficult decision. In Wessex, Judith is compelled to make a difficult decision of her own.
#28 - Day 4: 2:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M.
24 Season 4 - Episode 8
Jack and Audrey hide out with an embittered Tony as Audrey makes a positive ID of the man from the kidnapping. Marianne successfully diverts suspicion from herself, leading Driscoll to torture the wrong person for information. Behrooz takes Dina to a hospital for medical attention, but the doctor becomes suspicious of her gunshot wound and phones the police.
#29 - A Vast and Fiendish Plot
Copper Season 1 - Episode 10
November 25, 1864. Corcoran is racing the clock to keep his life and New York City intact. Joining forces with Robert Morehouse, Eva Heissen, and the coppers of the Sixth Precinct, Corcoran prepares for his biggest fight since the Draft Riots. Doctor Matthew Freeman is forced to make a difficult decision when wife Sara takes her well-being into her own hands, placing their family at risk. Morehouse discovers the true nature of his father’s involvement with his new business associates. With little time and no options, he calls upon the one person he trusts implicitly – Corcoran. The worlds of Corcoran and Morehouse collide with explosive fallout that could change the face of New York City – and the trajectory of the Civil War – forever.
#30 - Day 4: 1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.
24 Season 4 - Episode 7
Jack takes Audrey to ID the man she recognized at the compound, but the terrorists get there soon after and pin them down. Jack must call on an old friend to help him escape. Heller puts Edgar in charge of dealing with the nuclear override, while Driscoll's daughter takes a turn for the worse. Dina is wounded when she helps Behrooz flee from Navi. Navi's boss orders him to kill his wife and son before the day is over.
#34 - Fishy
ReGenesis Season 2 - Episode 11
Despite David's public statement that gmo fish has no bearing on some illnesses, the dad of a young boy is convinced that his son is ill due to eating a the mutant fish. When an entire squadron of national guard falls ill, bio-terrorism is suspected, the team must work on the case.
#37 - Ride Hard or Go Home
Saving Hope Season 1 - Episode 12
Alex and Shahir bring Charlie to the O.R. for a last resort procedure, but Charlie must first face his past before he can wake up. Meanwhile, Joel performs a risky surgery on a female jockey and Gavin crosses the line when he meets an Alzheimer's patient.
#39 - Community of Dreadful Fear and Hate
Orphan Black Season 3 - Episode 7
Alison must secure a store front in order to take her and Donnie’s business to the “next level”. But things don’t go according to plan when her mother, Connie, proves to be a major hindrance. Cosima is facing familiar health issues and calls upon beleaguered Alison for a favor. But with Alison working to save an imperiled Donnie from the merciless hands of a drug lord, it’s Cosima who ends up doing a favor. An unassuming Scott gets closer to the greatest discovery of all, when he sits down with beleaguered clone Rachel.
#40 - The Gallows
Frontier (2016) Season 1 - Episode 6
Chaos ensues at Fort James when Michael and Sokanon conspire to free Harp from Benton's grip.
#42 - Portage
Vikings Season 4 - Episode 8
Defeat for the Vikings calls Ragnar's leadership into question as they evacuate their camp and move back down river. Ragnar remains inscrutable until he orders the fleet to beach at a cliff face and unveils an ingenious plan. Rollo and Gisla have news that strengthens Rollo's position at the French Court whilst Count Odo fails to identify his true enemies, with fatal consequences.
#43 - Satisfaction
Rescue Me Season 3 - Episode 7
While Tommy and Johnny have another encounter, Janet and Angie re-establish their acquaintance. Meanwhile, Sheila is unhappy when she sees Tommy and Angie together. Maggie wants to get back together with Sean. Mike hooks up with a woman at a bar, making his roommate, Chris, jealous. Franco finds out about Jerry's second job at the pub, and the money in the no-smoking jar goes missing.
#44 - All Change
Vikings Season 1 - Episode 9
At the behest of King Horik, Ragnar assembles a small party to travel to Gotaland (modern day Sweden) to resolve a land dispute with the area’s leader, Jarl Borg. Ragnar’s renown precedes him and Jarl Borg is intrigued – has he found a new ally or is Ragnar just a puppet of the king? Meanwhile in Kattegat, with a plague taking its toll on the village, the people look to Lagertha to help appease the gods.
#45 - Animal
Rescue Me Season 4 - Episode 9
The Gavin clan stages an intervention after several disturbing family calls; the mysterious woman (Gina Gershon) from the restaurant leaves Tommy wanting more; Janet must take matters into her own hands to get her baby back; and a depressed Mike calls Tommy in a moment of despair
#47 - Solo
Rescue Me Season 4 - Episode 8
Janet plots revenge when she learns what Tommy did with the baby; Franco questions his marriage proposal to Natalie in light of Alicia and Keela's return; and Tommy faces his ghosts.
#50 - The Refuge
The Outer Limits (1995) Season 2 - Episode 11
""What is reality?"" is the question before Raymond Bava after he collapses during a blizzard and awakens in a private refuge run by Sanford Valle. Valle's companions include his son and daughter-in-law, Thomas and Justine, and Gina Beaumont. Ray, drawn to the gentle Gina, recoils from the callous corruption displayed by the all-controlling Valle and the other inhabitants. Then, following a moment of violence, Ray begins to doubt reality when all the characters, including Gina, reverse roles and personalities. When he is suddenly freed from Valle's control, Ray finds he has been locked in a cryogenic-induced nightmare, but one he must return to fulfill his love for Gina.
#51 - The Stigmata of Progress
Orphan Black Season 4 - Episode 3
As Sarah reels from the shocking discovery of Neolution’s biotech, she’s desperate to find answers. Rachel receives a visit from her keeper and takes a fraught step forward towards recovery. Meanwhile, Helena is mistaken for “Mrs. Hendrix” when she answers a visit from suspicious visitors.
#52 - The Profit and the Loss
Vikings Season 4 - Episode 7
In England, King Ecbert's true ambitions are revealed as he plans to gain the crown of Mercia. While outside Paris, the Vikings attack with considerable force, but can they overcome Rollo's defenses? Meanwhile, Harbard, the mysterious wanderer, returns and causes a stir amongst the women of Kattegat.
#53 - Flux
Odyssey 5 Season 1 - Episode 10
Marc faces expulsion from the Astronaut Training program. Paul takes Sarah to court because of her apparently irrational obsession that their son will get cancer. Taggart suffers from the effects of a Sentient-designed virus.
#55 - First Born
The Strain Season 3 - Episode 3
The Occido Lumen is gone. Stolen. Setrakian and Fet race to recover it. Gus and Angel try to hide a secret houseguest while avoiding a police sweep, and Quinlan’s thirst for vengeance is revealed.
#56 - Sacrifice
Vikings Season 1 - Episode 8
The traditional pilgrimage to Uppsala to thank the gods brings a torrent of emotions for Ragnar, Lagertha, and Athelstan. Ragnar, pulling farther away from his wife goes to make peace with the death of his unborn son. Lagertha, still reeling from her miscarriage, wants to find out from the gods if more sons are in her future. As the Vikings come together to sacrifice and give thanks to their gods, Athelstan discovers just how strong his Christian faith still is.
#58 - The Face of the Giant Panda
Saving Hope Season 2 - Episode 5
Alex must become the unlikely advocate for a violent young prisoner brought in to Hope Zion Hospital, while Joel connects with a disfigured refugee and tries to convince Dr. Dana Kinney to come back to operate on him. Meanwhile, a spirit who is familiar to many Hope Zion doctors shows up in the morgue when Charlie is about to do routine procedure.
#59 - Rough Whimper of Insanity
Total Recall 2070 Season 1 - Episode 7
Farve starts behaving erratically after he and Hume investigate a service android that attacked two people who walked on the floor he'd just polished.
#61 - Dust in the Wind
ReGenesis Season 3 - Episode 2
NorBac must find a cure to a bacterium that will surely kill David and Bob if they do not succeed. They also need to engineer the cure so that it eradicates the bacterium that was probably transported by the wind after the explosion of the lab in Utah.
#64 - A Day to Give Thanks
Copper Season 1 - Episode 9
November 24, 1864. It’s Thanksgiving Day but Corcoran finds himself in an ungracious state. The fallout of recent murders and a shocking discovery leaves the detective shaken to the core. Robert Morehouse’s latest business entanglement takes a dire turn as his associates attempt to bring his father into the deal. Sensing what this could mean for Norbert, Morehouse must act quickly to keep his father out of the scheme.
#70 - Rescue
La Femme Nikita Season 1 - Episode 11
During a mission to destroy a Russian chemical plant, Michael is injured and is left behind. Section determines that it is too risky to save Michael, but eventually does go to find him by sending Nikita and Madeline in as travelling cosmetic saleswomen. Meanwhile, Michael kidnaps a nurse, Angie Georgiev and convinces her to help him before the head of the secret police, Egran Petrosian, is able to find him. Madeline and Nikita are able to determine where Michael could possibly be and arrive at Angie's apartment shortly after Petrosian does and extract Michael and Angie with Petrosian in pursuit. The four arrive at an abandoned airstrip to await air transport from Section when Petrosian's forces arrive, killing Angie in the fighting that ensued. It is later revealed that Petrosian is really a Section operative that has been in deep cover for the past 17 years. The ""rescue mission"" was really means to extract Petrosian from deep cover and bring him back into Section's fold.
#71 - Soul Beneficiary
The Dresden Files Season 1 - Episode 6
An otherwise healthy man experiencing premonitions of his own demise seeks Harry's help but ends up croaking right in his office. As the dark circumstances surrounding his death are revealed, Harry finds himself in the crosshairs of a dangerous magic-user; meanwhile, the crime that got Bob condemned to living in his own skull for all eternity finally comes to light.
#76 - Feasibility Study
The Outer Limits (1995) Season 3 - Episode 17
The residents of a suburban neighborhood have their lives turned upside down when a four block section of their subdivision is ripped from the earth by a mysterious force and transported to a distant planet. Thrown together in crisis, Joshua Hayward, his daughter Sarah and their neighbors try to understand what has happened to them -- why their neighborhood now ends abruptly in an invisible force-field. Sarah gains some insight when she comes across Adrielo, a horribly disfigured alien who tells her that they have been brought here by another group of aliens. Guiding Sarah through a gap in the force-field, Adrielo begs for her help in curing the disease that is turning him and his people to stone. Meanwhile, Joshua makes an even more startling discovery when he is pulled through the force-field and comes face to face with his captors, the Triunes. These big-brained, feeble-bodied creatures subject Joshua to strange and painful tests and explain without apology, that he and his neighbor
#77 - Love on Ice
Law & Order: Criminal Intent Season 9 - Episode 8
Four men who have been friends since high school discover they're being blackmailed over the death of another childhood friend. When one of the four turns up dead, it's up to Nichols and Stevens to uncover the truth behind a 22-year-old mystery.
#78 - Gray
La Femme Nikita Season 1 - Episode 9
Section One's computer security is breached and the directory of all their agents is stolen. Michael goes to Prague to reclaim the directory, but the man who stole it is killed by another terrorist seeking the directory for himself. Nikita discovers that it was randomly left with a civilian passenger on a Prague city bus, architect Gray Wellman. Nikita is assigned to Gray in order to get close to him and retrieve the directory, but when she starts falling for him, her actions not only threaten the mission, but Section One's very existence.
#79 - Gone But Not Forgotten
The Strain Season 3 - Episode 4
Things have changed. The infection enters a new phase. Fet wants to celebrate, but Setrakian and Eph are worried there's more work to be done. Justine conscripts a new, unwilling army in the fight while Eichhorst angrily lashes out with a plan to strike back.
#80 - Lady's Man
Law & Order: Criminal Intent Season 8 - Episode 11
Goren and Eames investigate the killing of a man who became famous for dodging a murder conviction because of a mishandled trial. The man spun his notoriety into a TV show but turned up dead on his birthday.
#84 - Brother's Keeper
Law & Order: Criminal Intent Season 6 - Episode 15
Goren and Eames investigate the murder of a well-known televangelist's wife after a rally, but Goren is preoccupied with dealing with his mother's medical condition and the reappearance of his long-lost brother.
#85 - Honor
New Amsterdam Season 1 - Episode 4
John Amsterdam is called in to investigate the rape of an Indian supermodel, Amartya Vikram, who is reluctant to testify against her attacker. She finally does so over the objections of her conservative family, but the rapist, Phillip Long, is freed on a technicality. After Long apparently murders Amartya for revenge, John must ensure the killer is brought to justice while dealing with memories of his own past and another time he confronted a rapist.
#86 - The Headless Nun
Relic Hunter Season 1 - Episode 3
Event: NOVA SCOTIA 1600'S Sydney crash lands at a convent in Nova Scotia, while returning from an expedition. The Sisters of Mercy ask for help in finding the remains of Sister Evangeline, whose body has been missing for over 400 years. Enlisting Nigel's help, Sydney finds there is more than a person seeking the body of the murdered nun and discovers that the Sisters are guarding lost jewels and pirate treasure.
#87 - Falling Star
The Outer Limits (1995) Season 2 - Episode 19
Pop singer Melissa McCammon is about to commit suicide. With her once meteoric career at a standstill and her husband cheating on her, she sees no hope. Then she encounters Rachael, an ardent fan from the future. Rachael is a time traveler -- and an uninvited tourist in Melissa's body. She persuades Melissa to give life a second chance, but in the process, she changes history. Now, authorities from the future want Melissa dead and will resort to anything -- including murder -- to preserve their version of the past.
#88 - Scorpions Dream
Earth: Final Conflict Season 1 - Episode 9
The "Skrills" have been bio-engineered on the Earth to be a weapon for the humans who assist the Companions. A "skrill" from the first generation infests a bio-engineer who goes underground, bent on freeing all "skrills" from the oppression of the Companions.
#89 - Bringing Up Bombshell
Bomb Girls Season 1 - Episode 4
Blue Shift claims the honour of building Victory Munitions' millionth bomb, and film director Russell Joseph is searching for the perfect poster-girl to star in his recruitment newsreel. While he has eyes on Gladys, Management chooses Betty who, urged by Kate, accepts. Meanwhile, a rise in factory hankypanky prompts Lorna to pitch Harold on a factory "code of conduct" governing relations between men and women. Bolstered by Russell, Gladys finally finds the courage to confront her fiancé James about his past — only to be hit with an unexpected confession.
#91 - Monsters
Blade Season 1 - Episode 11
Agent Ray Collins and Blade team up to take on the vampires. Marcus finally makes his move on the Purebloods by first going after Charlotte first and then the Conclave.
#93 - Inner Child
The Outer Limits (1995) Season 6 - Episode 11
Anne Reynolds is a cold young woman, estranged from her mother, Laura, haunted by memories of her dead father and terrified of intimacy of any kind. Then one night, while repairing a flat tire she is attacked by a mugger. Severely wounded, she dies on the operating table only to come back to life five minutes later. However, it soon becomes clear that something inside her has changed. Anne learns she was one set of Siamese twins and her mother agreed to an operation that killed her sister, Marie, while allowing Anne to live. Now the remnants of Marie are starting to assert themselves changing Anne.
#94 - Ring of Truth
Jeremiah Season 1 - Episode 15
After receiving a message from Theo (from "The Long Road") saying she wants to "thank" Jeremiah and Kurdy for saving her life, they find themselves wrapped up in a world of sex, bare knuckled boxing matches, elephants, and mushrooms? After they arrive at the inn specified in the invite (after taking some hallucinogenic mushrooms), they find it's a cathouse and they've been given the run of the place. Jeremiah's "choice", Penny, wants him to fight in a bare-knuckle match for her freedom but Kurdy overhears that it's a plan to get revenge on Theo by killing them and takes Jeremiah's place. Kurdy manages to win and Polly has them take her to her daughter China at...a local circus (which explains the elephant). While Polly tries to deal with the fact her child's father doesn't want her to have contact with her child, Jeremiah helps recover the elephant and Polly decides to stay on as the circus decides to "go public".
#95 - Emotional Rescue
The Listener Season 1 - Episode 2
After receiving telepathic images of an explosion, Toby rescues his friend Vince from a fire in a block of apartments. Vince insists he didn't start the fire but has no credibility since he is a former drug addict and a meth manufacturer. As the investigation unfolds, Vince and Toby both end up on the suspect list.
#96 - Town Without Pity
Poltergeist: The Legacy Season 1 - Episode 4
The episode begins in a religious driven small village. a church service has just ended and a man makes a run for the woods. He finds a bridge in the woods and begins to cross it, as he crosses the bridge he gets stopped by some strange invisible force. On the bridge a Reverend approaches him, places his hand on the man's forehead, which kills him. (Obviously people are not allowed to leave the village). At the Legacy House, Nick comes in the conference room and tells Derek that he has uncovered some information on a lost colony from 50 years ago. Nick wants to investigate what happened to it. Derek persuades Nick to take Rachel along. We find that Rachel has had some kind of mid-life break-down, she can't seem to handle and understand what she has witnessed in the last several weeks. She reluctantly agrees to go with him. Nick and Rachel approach the bridge which the man at the start of the episode, died on. They cross the bridge and enter some kind of portal. They seem to be unaware
#97 - Mind's Eye
Poltergeist: The Legacy Season 2 - Episode 17
A woman is being plagued by a poltergeist in her house. She calls in a spiritualist, Jeffrey Star, to help her out, unknown to her he is a fake and a conman. Her son deosn't trust him at all and calls the Legacy and Derek for help. Star is exposed as the fake he is and is thrown in a cell, where he is beaten up by a fellow inmate. After nearly dying in the cell he starts experience images in his head, he starts to believe that he know has real psychic powers. Meanwhile back at the Hoth household Derek and Alex are trying to help out and find out whether or not there really is a spirit in the house and what they can do to remove it if there is.