The Best Episodes Directed by Lea Thompson

Chapter Eleven: Who Can I Turn To?

#1 - Chapter Eleven: Who Can I Turn To?

Katy Keene Season 1 - Episode 11

With the pressure of the Meta Gala, Katy is being pulled between her new roles. Pushing through everything, Katy takes a designing risk for the Meta Gala that she hopes pays off and top everything off, Katy hears back from Parsons. Pepper goes head to head with her foe by making a splash at the Meta Gala to help promote Josie and the Pussycats and The Pepper Plant, but all might end badly when her foe gets to Alex. Jorge decides to figure himself out, but her learns some surprising information about his parents. Meanwhile, KO asks for Katy’s help and KO finds himself sticking up for Katy, which could put her job in jeopardy.

star 8.52
39 votes
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Memory (The Heart)

#2 - Memory (The Heart)

Switched at Birth Season 5 - Episode 7

In the series 100th episode, a mysterious young woman has Bay and Daphne flooded with memories of their deceased father Angelo, and they must decide if they should let her into their lives. Toby is caught between his mother’s wishes to baptize his son Carlton and his wife’s feelings about faith. Melody asks her sons to make amends so the family can be together for her birthday, but it might be too late.

star 8.09
526 votes
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Esta Loca and a Little Klingon

#3 - Esta Loca and a Little Klingon

Mom Season 5 - Episode 15

Christy and Bonnie help Jill get sober again, and Christy’s boyfriend, Patrick, is less than understanding when it ruins his birthday weekend.

star 7.95
576 votes
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Flashy Little Flashdancer

#4 - Flashy Little Flashdancer

The Goldbergs (2013) Season 5 - Episode 19

After seeing "Flashdance," Beverly decides to take up dance with the Frentas and is rejected when the family doesn't support her after telling them she is going to be in a recital. Meanwhile, when Emmy starts dating a cool guy, Adam thinks their friendship is in jeopardy, so he sets out to be cooler which backfires.

star 7.93
582 votes
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Ho-ly K.I.T.T.

#5 - Ho-ly K.I.T.T.

The Goldbergs (2013) Season 4 - Episode 7

A shared love of "Knight Rider" brings Murray and Uncle Marvin together, until Adam ruins it; Beverly invites Lainey and Bill to Thanksgiving dinner, so Barry won't split his time between the two houses.

star 7.86
1198 votes
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Fog and Storm and Rain

#6 - Fog and Storm and Rain

Switched at Birth Season 4 - Episode 7

As a severe storm warning forces everyone to hunker down indoors, Kathryn's mom Bonnie comes for a visit, bringing her friend Lucille and delivers some unexpected news to Kathryn. Bay finds that Emmett is avoiding any discussion of what triggered the UMKC investigation. Meanwhile, Daphne goes to see Regina at the coffee house where several shocks await her, including one that will put her freedom at risk.

star 7.83
208 votes
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The Goldberg Girls

#7 - The Goldberg Girls

The Goldbergs (2013) Season 5 - Episode 11

Afraid of being alone in her old age, Beverly tries to bond with other moms; Erica gets annoyed at Geoff's romantic gestures.

star 7.81
697 votes
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Body Glitter and a Mall Safety Kit

#8 - Body Glitter and a Mall Safety Kit

Young Sheldon Season 3 - Episode 12

Sheldon learns to listen when an emotional Paige struggles with her parents’ divorce. George Sr. is furious when Georgie tries to buy his way out of chores.

star 7.78
992 votes
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Jackie Likes Star Trek

#9 - Jackie Likes Star Trek

The Goldbergs (2013) Season 5 - Episode 5

Adam and Jackie disagree over their Halloween costumes; Murray teaches Adam how to keep Jackie happy.

star 7.77
889 votes
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Shiv (1)

#10 - Shiv (1)

Stargirl Season 1 - Episode 7

As Pat teaches Courtney, Yolanda, Beth and Rick the importance of teamwork, the ISA converge to figure out who is trying to take them down.

star 7.74
481 votes
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There Can Be Only One Highlander Club

#11 - There Can Be Only One Highlander Club

The Goldbergs (2013) Season 6 - Episode 16

Despite Beverly wanting the two boys to bond, Adam and Johnny Atkins compete for the head of the Highlander Club at school. Meanwhile, Barry tries to keep him and JTP from the same fate of Murray falling out of touch with his high school friends.

star 7.68
357 votes
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Prudence, Avarice, Lust, Justice, Anger

#12 - Prudence, Avarice, Lust, Justice, Anger

Switched at Birth Season 2 - Episode 17

Angelo invites Bay to join him at a pivotal meeting concerning the custody of his infant daughter. When Daphne and Jace uncover a potential scandal regarding Senator Coto, they must decide what to do with the confidential information. Meanwhile, Nikki discovers that Toby and Simone have been in touch, and Emmett and Travis try to set Melody up on a blind date.

star 7.67
297 votes
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Boy Bands

#13 - Boy Bands

Schooled Season 2 - Episode 11

Wilma encourages Ronnie to pursue his dreams of being in a boy band but goes too far when a music video gets out for all of William Penn to see. Meanwhile, the school hires Aunt Julie as the new school nurse which quickly affects her relationship with Coach Mellor.

star 7.65
110 votes
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My Valentine Boy

#14 - My Valentine Boy

The Goldbergs (2013) Season 6 - Episode 15

With Geoff's help, Erica and Valley Erica find a new band member to replace Lainey, but Barry convinces Geoff the new band member is trying to steal Erica from him. Meanwhile, Adam and Murray try to out-gift each other so that neither of them has to go to Valentine's Day dinner with Beverly.

star 7.64
393 votes
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Principal for a Day

#15 - Principal for a Day

Schooled Season 2 - Episode 19

Coach Mellor deals with jealousy issues after learning that Julie is friends with a handsome doctor. Meanwhile, Glascott appoints CB to be substitute principal after his surgery, but needs Lainey to solve a problem with the mean girls of William Penn that he can't.

star 7.62
77 votes
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Your Body is a Battleground

#16 - Your Body is a Battleground

Switched at Birth Season 3 - Episode 2

When her art teacher proves to not be easily impressed, Bay is pushed to re-examine her talents. And adding to her discomfort is her forced commitment to the new Carlton field hockey team. Daphne makes a mistake at the clinic, and Campbell helps her correct it. Kathryn introduces her new friend Renzo to John.

star 7.60
286 votes
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The Beverly Goldberg Cookbook: Part 2

#17 - The Beverly Goldberg Cookbook: Part 2

The Goldbergs (2013) Season 7 - Episode 9

Beverly is approached by a publishing company for her cookbook, but they don't like how she writes, so Adam must rewrite her work. Meanwhile, Barry and Erica cannot stop fighting as roommates and they make themselves crazy. Geoff tries to moderate the situation and they come up with a housing plan that changes everything

star 7.57
250 votes
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The Pina Colada Episode

#18 - The Pina Colada Episode

The Goldbergs (2013) Season 6 - Episode 12

Murray and Geoff team up to pull Beverly, Barry and Erica out of their shared misery that Lainey has left town. Adam's dread of gym class is amplified when Coach Mellor's brother, Coach Nick, arrives and uses fear as a motivator. Meanwhile, Coach Mellor (guest star Bryan Callen) prepares for the next step of his life.

star 7.46
388 votes
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There's No Fighting in Fight Club

#19 - There's No Fighting in Fight Club

Schooled Season 1 - Episode 10

As the new cheer coach, Lainey wants to bring the William Penn cheer team to competitions, but she runs into push-back from Mellor and the football team. C.B. and Glascott create a special kind of club.

star 7.43
176 votes
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The Return of the Formica King

#20 - The Return of the Formica King

The Goldbergs (2013) Season 7 - Episode 20

Business rival and nemesis "Formica" Mike attempts to make an offer Murray can't refuse by buying Ottoman Empire. Meanwhile, Adam offers Ms. Cinoman his and Erica's original show when William Penn cannot secure the rights to a well-known spring musical to stage

star 7.38
190 votes
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#21 - Outbreak

Schooled Season 2 - Episode 5

When a bad flu epidemic hits William Penn, Coach Mellor is sent to his sick bed and Principal Glascott must step it up as the wrestling coach with the Jenkintown Cup on the line. Meanwhile, Lainey thinks she can easily pass a class taught by CB, yet it's anything but.

star 7.36
154 votes
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