The Best Episodes Directed by Levar Burton

The Pegasus

#1 - The Pegasus

Star Trek: The Next Generation Season 7 - Episode 12

Stardate: 47457.1 - Riker is placed on a covert mission to find the missing starship he was once a member aboard, but the mission holds a secret that could destroy the peace treaty between the Federation and the Romulans.

star 7.95
1930 votes
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Dirty (1)

#2 - Dirty (1)

Perception Season 3 - Episode 10

When Donnie finds himself in a compromising situation, he calls Pierce for help. As the evidence begins to stack against Donnie, Pierce and Moretti struggle with their own fears and doubts, as they work to solve the case. During the chaos, Pierce must deal with his father after he assaults someone at the assisted living facility.

star 7.91
751 votes

#3 - Homestead

Star Trek: Voyager Season 7 - Episode 23

Stardate: 54868.6 - When Voyager discovers a settlement of Talaxians on an asteroid caught in an industrial conflict, the crew manage find a new home for the population. When an armed conflict between the mining operations and the re-settled Talaxians erupts, Neelix is offered a chance of a new life away from Voyager within the colony.

star 7.82
1682 votes
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#4 - Dreadnought

Star Trek: Voyager Season 2 - Episode 17

Stardate: 49447 When Voyager encounters a Cardassian missile ship in the Delta Quadrant named 'Dreadnought', B'Elanna must disarm it before it destroys a planet with millions of innocent people.

star 7.82
1981 votes
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Pandora's Box (2)

#5 - Pandora's Box (2)

NCIS: New Orleans Season 3 - Episode 14

NCIS agents McGee and Torres travel to New Orleans to partner with Pride and his team in the search for a missing homeland security theoretical terror playbook. Crossover with NCIS season 14 episode 15

star 7.80
1572 votes
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#6 - Timeless

Star Trek: Voyager Season 5 - Episode 6

Voyager uses new quantum slipstream technology in an attempt to get home, but a miscalculation causes the ship to crash into an ice planet. Fifteen years later, the sole survivors, Chakotay and Kim, steal the Delta Flyer in an attempt to send a message back in time and avert the disaster, however, Captain Geordi LaForge is determined to stop them at all costs.

star 7.79
2203 votes
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Pulse Rate

#7 - Pulse Rate

JAG Season 9 - Episode 10

The death of a sailor repairing the ships radar dish leads Mac to prosecute and Harm to defend the sailor charged with the death. At the Naval Academy, Mikey's friendship is tested when his roommate introduces him to his sister and the two of them hit it off, causing fireworks between Mikey, his roommate & his sister Cassie.

star 7.74
265 votes
In Plain Sight

#8 - In Plain Sight

NCIS: New Orleans Season 5 - Episode 18

The NCIS team investigates the murder of Patton’s friend, a former Navy Seal gunned down in a drive-by shooting while Patton helplessly watched.

star 7.74
468 votes
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Meatball Montecito

#9 - Meatball Montecito

Las Vegas Season 4 - Episode 7

A mobster purchases a Montecito million dollar wedding package (which includes a fully catered wedding, a Harry Winston engagement ring, luxury treatment, and Wayne Newton) but difficulties arise because there are problems between Ed and Wayne Newton. Meanwhile somebody has stolen diamonds and it's difficult finding the thief because so many mafia members are attending the wedding. And Danny and Delinda find out that living together is tougher than they thought.

star 7.72
282 votes
High Stakes

#10 - High Stakes

NCIS: New Orleans Season 4 - Episode 19

Percy and Lasalle go undercover at a high-stakes, underground poker game after the organizer targets players with access to a naval research laboratory. Also, Laurel Pride visits her dad during spring break to discuss options after her upcoming graduation.

star 7.70
745 votes
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The Accident

#11 - The Accident

NCIS: New Orleans Season 4 - Episode 7

NCIS is called in to investigate after a clinical trial of brain implants in Veterans is hacked. Also, Patton must work alongside his ex-wife, Doctor Anna Yoon.

star 7.69
908 votes
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#12 - Legacy

NCIS: New Orleans Season 5 - Episode 4

After a petty officer is found murdered under a shrimping boat, the NCIS investigation uncovers a conspiracy in the tight-knit local fishing community. Also, Lasalle awaits the final results of the tax fraud investigation into his family’s company.

star 7.69
583 votes
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First Flight

#13 - First Flight

Star Trek: Enterprise Season 2 - Episode 24

Archer tells T'Pol the story of when he and a rival named A.G. Robinson were in competition for breaking the Warp 2 barrier.

star 7.67
1830 votes
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#14 - Viral

NCIS: New Orleans Season 4 - Episode 5

Sebastian is placed on administrative leave after his response in a foot chase to apprehend a high value fugitive is questioned by the FBI. Also, while Pride and the team continue to track the high value target, they attempt to find a way to clear Sebastian’s name.

star 7.65
1046 votes
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The Augments (3)

#15 - The Augments (3)

Star Trek: Enterprise Season 4 - Episode 6

In defiance of their "father," Arik Soong's Augments devise a heinous plot against the Klingons which will surely lead to interstellar war.

star 7.63
1908 votes
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A Christmas Car-roll

#16 - A Christmas Car-roll

Scorpion Season 4 - Episode 12

On Christmas Eve, when Walter chooses work over spending quality time with his friends, he falls down the stairs and hits his head, and as he lays unconscious, he enters a dream world where Team Scorpion never existed.

star 7.63
1354 votes
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The Forgotten

#17 - The Forgotten

Star Trek: Enterprise Season 3 - Episode 20

Two high-ranking Xindi offer to stop the launch of their superweapon if Archer can prove they've been manipulated. Meanwhile, the crew mourns their lost mates.

star 7.63
1992 votes
Soldiers of the Empire

#18 - Soldiers of the Empire

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Season 5 - Episode 21

Stardate: Unknown Worf and Dax join a Klingon ship captained by General Martok on his first mission since being freed from the Dominion prison. However, the crew is in such a low state of morale that when they encounter a Jem'Hadar warship, they enter a battle for their lives.

star 7.62
1324 votes
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#19 - Q²

Star Trek: Voyager Season 7 - Episode 19

Stardate: 54704.5 - Q places his son in the care of Captain Janeway for a week, hoping that she will be able to teach him a sense of discipline. However, his powers and his recklessness endanger the crew and test Janeway's patience.

star 7.61
1863 votes
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Spies & Lies

#20 - Spies & Lies

NCIS: New Orleans Season 6 - Episode 5

Navy Lieutenant Max Landry asks the New Orleans field office for help when he suspects his girlfriend is a spy. Also, Lasalle faces another devastating dead end as he searches for his brother’s last known whereabouts.

star 7.58
385 votes
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#21 - Silence

Perception Season 3 - Episode 9

Donnie and Moretti are caught in the crossfire when a sniper shoots up the lobby of the Federal Building. When Pierce determines that the shooter is afraid of Extreme Low Frequency radio waves, he and Moretti take a trip to the Quiet Zone in Virginia, where they think the shooter is hiding out. Meanwhile, an alluring woman named Shelby Buchanan courts Donnie to run for political office.

star 7.58
755 votes
Extreme Makeover: World Edition

#22 - Extreme Makeover: World Edition

Charmed Season 7 - Episode 12

At the same time that the Avatars are planning to transform the world into their envisioned utopia, Zankou kidnaps Brody and is forced to cast a paranoia spell on the Halliwell sisters.

star 7.58
369 votes
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#23 - Similitude

Star Trek: Enterprise Season 3 - Episode 10

When Trip suffers a catastrophic injury, his only hope for survival is a transplant from a "mimetic symbiont" which Phlox grows from one of his exotic creatures.

star 7.56
1964 votes
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The Raven

#24 - The Raven

Star Trek: Voyager Season 4 - Episode 6

Stardate: Unknown - When Seven of Nine believes that she is being contacted by the Borg, she leaves Voyager only to discover the remains of a cube that she believes was the vessel on which she was first assimilated as a little girl.

star 7.55
1983 votes
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Behind the Lines

#25 - Behind the Lines

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Season 6 - Episode 4

Stardate: 51149.5 Sisko is promoted, and Dax is placed in command of the Defiant. She must disable a Dominion sensor array that has been monitoring all traffic within five sectors. Meanwhile, on Deep Space Nine, now named Terok Nor, Kira must find a way of preventing the minefield from being destroyed. Odo's loyalties are questioned when he physically joins with the Founder Leader.

star 7.53
1336 votes
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To the Death

#26 - To the Death

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Season 4 - Episode 23

Sisko and the Defiant crew join forces with the Jem'Hadar to stop a group of Jem'Hadar renegades from gaining power.

star 7.51
1149 votes
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#27 - Cogenitor

Star Trek: Enterprise Season 2 - Episode 22

The Enterprise crew makes first contact with the Vissians, a species with three genders. Trip meets one of the species' third gender, known as Cogenitor, and learns how badly Vissians treat all Cogenitors. Trip attempts to help the Cogenitor, even though it interferes with Vissian culture.

star 7.43
1844 votes
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Second Chances

#28 - Second Chances

Star Trek: The Next Generation Season 6 - Episode 24

Stardate: 46915.2 - Riker discovers that eight years ago, an exact clone of him was created when he beamed through a planet's surface while returning to his starship. This clone, named Thomas Riker, has secretly remained on the planet for the past eight years, and still has romantic feelings for Troi.

star 7.36
1868 votes
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Live Fast and Prosper

#29 - Live Fast and Prosper

Star Trek: Voyager Season 6 - Episode 21

A group of con artists impersonate Captain Janeway and the crew of Voyager. The crew must find the imposters soon, or they, themselves will be punished for the con artists' crimes.

star 7.35
1774 votes
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Demons (1)

#30 - Demons (1)

Star Trek: Enterprise Season 4 - Episode 20

A xenophobic faction of humanity threatens to undermine talks to form a new coalition of planets.

star 7.31
1784 votes
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Fortunate Son

#31 - Fortunate Son

Star Trek: Enterprise Season 1 - Episode 10

The Enterprise crew is dispatched by Starfleet Command to assist Fortunate, a human freight vessel that has been attacked by Nausicaan pirates. On arriving, they are surprised to find that Fortunate's crew is resistant to Archer's efforts to help them and determined to seek revenge against their attackers, no matter what the repercussions.

star 7.29
2100 votes
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Ex Post Facto

#32 - Ex Post Facto

Star Trek: Voyager Season 1 - Episode 8

Stardate: Unknown Tom Paris is accused of a murder he claims he did not commit. His sentence is to re-live the last few moments of his victim's life every 14 hours through a memory transplant.

star 7.26
2045 votes
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The Sword of Kahless

#33 - The Sword of Kahless

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Season 4 - Episode 9

Worf, Dax and a revered Klingon warrior, Kor, search for the Sword of Kahless to unite the Klingon Empire.

star 7.26
1313 votes
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Terra Nova

#34 - Terra Nova

Star Trek: Enterprise Season 1 - Episode 6

The Enterprise crew alters course to investigate the mystery of Terra Nova, a legendary Earth colony whose inhabitants mysteriously disappeared decades ago. But when they arrive, they confront descendents of the colonists who have become more alien than Archer could ever have imagined.

star 7.25
2250 votes
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The Torn Identity

#35 - The Torn Identity

Charmed Season 8 - Episode 18

Coop comes to the conclusion that he has fallen for Phoebe but she'd rather spend her life with a mortal. Meanwhile, Piper is on the hunt for killer demons; Paige finds it hard balancing life as a Charmed One with that of a married woman.

star 7.21
387 votes
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Bar Association

#36 - Bar Association

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Season 4 - Episode 16

Rom creates a union for Quark's employees and goes on strike.

star 7.21
1255 votes
Battle of the Hexes

#37 - Battle of the Hexes

Charmed Season 8 - Episode 8

Agent Murphy gives the sisters their first Homeland Security case - searching through cold case files, where Phoebe and Billie discover a belt that gives Billie superpowers. Meanwhile, Piper and Leo are on the hunt for a band to play at P3; and Paige meets a handsome man, who happens to be her new charge's parole officer.

star 7.20
422 votes
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#38 - Nightingale

Star Trek: Voyager Season 7 - Episode 8

Stardate: 54274.7 - While Voyager stops for maintenance, Harry Kim, Seven and Neelix use the Delta Flyer to search for dilithium, when they come across a war between two alien races. After receiving a distress call from a damaged ship claiming to be on a humanitarian mission, Harry is offered his first chance at commanding a vessel of his own.

star 7.16
1688 votes
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#39 - Indiscretion

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Season 4 - Episode 5

Kira and Dukat embark on a mission to find lost Bajoran prisoners. On the mission, Dukat reveals that he too has someone he is concerned about on the ship, a Bajoran woman with whom he had an affair.

star 7.15
1331 votes
Things Past

#40 - Things Past

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Season 5 - Episode 8

Stardate: Unknown Sisko, Odo, Dax and Garak are shifted into the past, when DS9 was known as Terok Nor. To each other, they appear normal, but to others they appear as Bajoran slaves. Soon they are accused of planting a bomb, and are sentenced to death.

star 7.12
1165 votes
Rules of Engagement

#41 - Rules of Engagement

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Season 4 - Episode 18

Worf accidentally destroys a civilian ship during battle and faces a hearing to determine whether he should be extradited to the Klingon Empire.

star 7.06
1204 votes
The Emperor's New Cloak

#42 - The Emperor's New Cloak

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Season 7 - Episode 12

Stardate: Unknown Grand Nagus Zek is kidnapped by members of the resistance cells from the mirror universe. The mirror universe's Ezri arrives on Deep Space Nine and offers an exchange: a cloaking device for Zek. Quark and Rom accompany the Mirror Ezri back to her universe where they are captured and held prisoner.

star 7.05
927 votes
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#43 - Extinction

Star Trek: Enterprise Season 3 - Episode 3

On a mission to investigate an abandoned Xindi vessel on a jungle planet, Archer, Reed and Hoshi succumb to a virus that mutates them into a primal life form.

star 7.04
1795 votes
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#44 - Resurrection

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Season 6 - Episode 8

Stardate: Unknown The mirror universe's Bareil attempts to steal the Bajoran orb of Prophecy and Change. Things are complicated when Kira falls in love with him.

star 6.54
1233 votes
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