The Best Episodes Directed by Lev L. Spiro
#1 - Brothers
Ugly Betty Season 1 - Episode 15
Alexis' shocking announcement causes great commotion at both Mode and the Meade home. Betty tries to maintain the peace and order at Mode, however, she is about to face her own personal turmoil when Henry asks her out on a date and Walter tells her he's got a big surprise in store. Meanwhile, Whilhelmina plots her next move to conquer Mode and Justin gets sent home from school for fighting.
#3 - Exit Strategy
Arrested Development Season 3 - Episode 12
Gob goes to Iraq to perform his Christian magic act on the USO tour and ends up incarcerated. Michael learns George, Sr. sent Gob to Iraq to burn down the model home he built there, so Michael and Buster fly to Iraq to spring their brother from prison.
#5 - Fakin' It
Arrested Development Season 3 - Episode 10
George, Sr. hires a new attorney who asks the Bluths to participate in a mock trial to help prepare them for the real thing. The attorney gets actor Judge Reinhold to preside over the mock case. Meanwhile, Buster fakes a coma to get out of testifying, and George Michael and Maeby participate in a mock wedding to entertain hospital patients. Back at the office, Michael discovers that he may have a long-lost sister named Nellie Bluth.
#6 - Notapusy
Arrested Development Season 3 - Episode 4
To prove he's a man to Rita, Michael and his nephew Steve Holt compete in the Church And State Fair's annual triathlon. George Sr. tries to scare some at-risk youth, and Tobias tries to help George-Michael's girlfriend Ann to compete in the fairs' "inner beauty" pageant.
#10 - Cloudy...With A Chance Of Murder
Psych Season 1 - Episode 12
A local weatherman is found dead the morning after a tryst and his lover is charged with his murder despite her claims of innocence. Shawn is intrigued and becomes a defense consultant in order to gain access to the case.
#11 - Everybody Hates Back Talk
Everybody Hates Chris Season 4 - Episode 19
Chris decides to take a stand against his mother, Rochelle, and refuses to do his household chores, causing Rochelle to complain to Julius that her son is disrespecting her. Meanwhile, Mr. Omar thinks he's dying and decides to start saying whatever is on his mind.
#12 - Vegetative State
Everwood Season 1 - Episode 12
A heartbroken Ephram finds himself the odd man out as Amy prepares for Colin's homecoming. Meanwhile, Andy and Dr. Abbott join the town in a debate over the use of medicinal marijuana after a large quantity is discovered in a deceased woman's greenhouse; and Andy provides medical guidance to Nina after her son's teacher suggests she put him on Ritalin.
#16 - Hungry Like Teen Wolf
Glory Daze Season 1 - Episode 3
As the pledges prepare for their first social event with the girls from Kappa Theta, Joel goes to Father Sullivan for advice on how to get his life back on track after his chaotic first three weeks at college. Eli gets in touch with his animal side. And the fraternity may have to endure an extremely strict faculty advisor, unless they can convince Professor Haines to take the job.
#19 - Broke Joy's Fancy Figurine
My Name Is Earl Season 1 - Episode 6
In order to replace a fancy figurine that he broke, Earl lends a hand to help Joy's former adversary and her daughter win a mother/daughter beauty pageant . However, Joy enters the pageant also with her "dead" mother trying to win that same figurine, hoping to trade it for a hot tub. Recap: The episode begins with Randy sitting down at the bar. Earl walks in and hands a cereal box to Randy. He looks very happy. Earl tells Randy no more generic cereal for him. He only gets the best now. When Earl and Randy get back to the apartment, Joy is there digging through all of their stuff. Earl tells Joy she isn't getting any of his money. She tells him that all she really wants his a hot tub. Earl looks on his list and sees that Joy his on it. He tells her that he will fix that so she'll leave him alone. It says that he blew up Joy's Trophy but he can't really remember what it was for. Later that night he dreams about it. Randy and him are using firecrackers to blow stuff up. They run out of things so Earl brings Joy's trophy. It is a little girl sitting on a lawnmower with the companies name on it. The next day Earl goes to the company and asks if he can have one of the trophies. The lady there tells him that the trophies are given out to the winners of the Lawn Mower companies Mother and Daughter beauty pageant. The lady remembers when Joy won. The next year a new mother and daughter entered and that family has won every year since. Their name is the Stokers. Earl goes to the mother and daughter and asks if he can have one of their trophies. They make a deal that if Earl helps them win this year, they will give him the trophy. Earl tells Joy he is going to enter and win her a trophy. She doesn't want him to so she is going to enter, too. The beauty pageant is also has a talent show part. The reason this family has won every year is because they have a "gift" in which they can throw knives with amazing accuracy. Earl is placed on a large circle which spins ar
#20 - Wild Wild Mess
Popular Season 1 - Episode 9
The "Guest Principal" election turns the school upside down. The popular girls want Gwyneth Paltrow for it, and so they kidnap her personal shopper and torture him. The unpopular gang want George Stephanopoulos, so they look for Harrison's mom, who had an affair with him a long time ago. Sam and Brooke join forces when Brooke might be pregnant. Harrison's mom turns out to be a lesbian, and the girls think it's cool while Harrison wants her in the closet. Sam tells Josh about Brooke's situation, so he can support her, whether she wants it or not. At the end, Brooke is not pregnant and Harrison and his mom agree that he needs more time to deal with her situation.
#21 - Everybody Hates Sausage
Everybody Hates Chris Season 1 - Episode 4
When Julius buys a big crate of sausage, he makes everyone eat it with every meal. But Tonya refuses to, causing friction between the pair. While at school, Chris is sentenced to 3 days of detention after a rumour goes round about him beating up the schoo
#22 - How to Be Gifted
How to Live with Your Parents Season 1 - Episode 13
Having always felt ordinary, Polly gets her family to go the extra mile to get Natalie into the gifted Magnet program, only to discover she's gifted in her own way. Also, when Elaine takes on a part in Max's play reading, their sex life is affected.
#23 - Don't Take Me for Granted
One Tree Hill Season 2 - Episode 10
Nathan is concerned about Lucas' health, so he tells Karen that Lucas didn't take the heart test. Dan offers Keith to continue working at the dealership-as vice president. At school, Peyton must confront the rumors going around that she is a lesbian. This affects her friendship with Anna. As for Nathan and Haley, they begin to grow apart...
#24 - Controlling Interest
Everwood Season 2 - Episode 12
Dr. Brown tries to intervene when a bulimic high school champion wrestler (guest star Douglas Smith, Gregory Smith's brother) puts his life in jeopardy for an important tournament. Bright is suspended from school after he fights with Amy's boyfriend Tommy (Paul Wasilewski). Linda Abbott suspects that that Andy is reluctant to move their relationship to a more intimate level because of her HIV status. Finally, Ephram is convinced that college student Madison is embarrassed to be seen with him.
#25 - The Fingering
Blue Mountain State Season 2 - Episode 2
Thad sets off an investigation after being sodomized during a practice when he tried returning an interception despite most of the team trying to stop him. Sammy meets a former BMS mascot from the 1990s who is now homeless and has been watching practices.
#28 - Larry Bird Presents an Oscar-Winning Film by Larry Bird
The Neighbors Season 1 - Episode 17
Obsessed with winning an Oscar, Larry and Reggie decide to videotape a spelling bee in which Max and Dick Butkus go head-to-head.
#30 - Everybody Hates Chain Snatching
Everybody Hates Chris Season 2 - Episode 16
When Chris ruins Malvo's plans to steal Vanessa's gold chain, he must figure out a way to replace it or pay the price to Malvo. Rochelle finds out that Julius has kept a credit card secret from her for over 15 years. Tonya tries to win Billy Ocean concert tickets from a radio station.
#31 - Everybody Hates Basketball
Everybody Hates Chris Season 1 - Episode 3
Chris joins the school Bastketball team even though he can't play, but a failed pop quiz threatens to get him dropped.Back at home Julius gets a lodger after he offers 6 months rent up front, despite the fact he makes Rochelle nervous.
#32 - A.K.A. The Plant
Weeds Season 2 - Episode 4
Nancy takes on an alias to help Conrad set up the grow house. Isabelle get approached to be a model. Interesting things happen to Celia while she's on the campaign trail. Shane makes an attempt to fit in at his school. Andy takes Shane to a massage parlor. Shane gets a surprise and Silas has one as well.
#35 - Double Date
Gilmore Girls Season 1 - Episode 12
Lorelai finds herself on the double date from hell with Jackson's very odd cousin after offering to help ou Sookie. Meanwhile, Rory and Lane get into trouble when they double date with Dean and his friend Todd without telling their moms.
#37 - Rivalry Weekend
Blue Mountain State Season 1 - Episode 4
The Goats are about to face Overland U, their most storied rivals and not to mention, their first televised game of the season. The catch is... they're gonna have to do so without their starting quarterback, Travis James, suspended by the dean for soliciting a prostitute.
#39 - Hotel New Hampshire
Dawson's Creek Season 5 - Episode 8
Dawson takes Jen on a road trip to a small film festival in New Hampshire where his documentary is being honored. The spotlight is intoxicating for both of them as they share one of the single most momentous events in a boy's life. Meanwhile, Jack brings Joey and Audrey to a frat party under false pretenses; and Pacey takes Karen on a non-romantic date.
#42 - Lord of the Files
Popular Season 1 - Episode 17
There is an attractive fellow wandering the halls of Kennedy High, but how could he share the same last name with that weird Lunch Lady? The women of Kennedy are in a full-on war to win the affections of Calvin Krupps, the school's new vice-principal. This leads to all of the girls signing up for Calvin's new tai-chi class, but a few girls go a little to far to impress him. Harrison's newfound passion for music leads him to write a song that parallels Josh and Carmen's roller-coaster relationship. It is further complicated as Brooke finds herself still attracted to Josh...
#43 - Secrets and Lies
Point Pleasant Season 1 - Episode 6
Terrified that her powers are getting out of her control Christina intensifies the search for her mother and confronts the doctor who assisted in her birth. Terry considers a tempting offer from Boyd; Judy and Jesse team up to play detective for clues to Christina's past; Meg grows closer to a scheming Amber while pulling away from Ben, who harbors a secret regarding Isabella's death.
#45 - Admissions
Dawson's Creek Season 4 - Episode 17
Joey's enthusiasm for college is tarnished when he learns how much it will cost him.
#46 - The Sexxx Issue
Dirt Season 1 - Episode 10
Lucy proposes a sex-themed issue as a means of getting the staff to relax after the hostage situation. In the meantine, Brent and Willa find themselves in a compromising position with a girl whose father wishes to turn into a star, and Don faces his intimacy problem with Abby.
#47 - Two Weddings and a Funeral
Popular Season 1 - Episode 22
It's Mike and Jane's plus Cherry Cherry and Erik Estrada's double wedding, but before the ceremony begins tension arises. The gang seek revenge on Ms. Glass after she ruins their skip day which leads to unexpected consequences, Brooke begins reconnecting with Josh, Carmen reveals a life changing secret, and a ghost from The McQueen's past returns to stir the pot.
#48 - Citizen Shame
Popular Season 2 - Episode 3
Bobbi Glass's uncle Tipton is coming to town, and she has to find a solution for her lies. All these years she has been telling him about her child, which she doesn't have. He is rich and she wants his money. So she bribes Nicole to pretend to be her daughter. Carmen runs away from home because she is having family problems. Her father left and she has bruises on her arm. She stays with Sam and Jane for a while, but then Jane talks her into calling her mom. She doesn't want Carmen to come back anymore, and Carmen is thinking about getting her own place. Trying to help Carm with money, Lily shows up at the family lunch and poses as Bobbi's second daughter. Bobbi's plans are ruined and nobody gets the money. Meanwhile, Bonnie, the new SAT teacher, becomes friendly with Brooke and they have lunch together. She gets drunk and Brooke tries to drive her home, but she takes the wrong car by accident and gets in major trouble. Jane and Sam have to take her out of prison.
#49 - Clear and Present Danager
American Dreams Season 3 - Episode 6
Jack and Helen prepare to celebrate their 20th wedding anniversary by going out of town. Roxanne decides to move out of the Pryor's house and in with Luke. Nathan begins to serve the rest of his jail time by working in a VA hospital. During his time there, he gains a respect for the veterans. JJ and his squard are captured and must figure out a way to escape. Meg considers laying your anti-war antics to rest but changes her mind at the last minute. Chris and Meg share their first kiss while painting a peace sign on the school but are caught and sentenced to 2 week suspension.
#50 - The Big Bounce
Jack & Jill Season 2 - Episode 8
After a customer causes a disturbance at the bar, Dante hires a bouncer without consulting Jill or Mikey. Jack sets out to mend her strained relationship with Elisa. Elsewhere, Audrey has an embarrassing encounter with Russell, and Barto flirts with a pretty waitress at a cafÃ©.
#51 - Finding Forster
Supah Ninjas Season 2 - Episode 9
Flint Forster discovers Amanda's true identity and gets a look at her life as a ninja, and when a counterfeiting student takes Amanda and Flint hostage, Mike is forced to save his rival in addition to his friend and ally.
#52 - Protect and Serve
The Ex List Season 1 - Episode 3
When her apartment is robbed, Bella is reunited with her ex-boyfriend, Ronny, a former bad boy-turned cop.