The Best Episodes Directed by Mark Sobel

Night Moves

#1 - Night Moves

War of the Worlds Season 2 - Episode 8

The harsh life in the city, coupled with a food shortage, lead Suzanne to take Debi out to the country to live with Suzanne's estranged mother. The aliens are also having food shortages, however, and have their own plans for the family homestead.

star 8.50
2 votes
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Virtual Justice

#2 - Virtual Justice

Total Recall 2070 Season 1 - Episode 21

After seeing a fellow cop killing a cornered prison escapee, Hume looks into the dead mans case and finds that the cop may have been taking the law into his own hands.

star 8.15
13 votes
Wheels and Deals (1)

#3 - Wheels and Deals (1)

Booker Season 1 - Episode 8

Booker sets out to bring down Raymond Crane, the unethical businessman who cost Booker his job on the police force.

star 8.00
1 votes
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#4 - Star-Crossed

Quantum Leap Season 1 - Episode 3

June 15, 1972: As Dr. Gerald Bryant, a literature professor at the Ohio College attended by his one-time fiancée, Sam has to prevent an amorous co-ed from attaching to him and ruining her life. Despite threats to his job, Al gives Sam the information he needs to reunite his star-crossed lover with her father and, maybe, give himself a second shot at marriage.

star 7.91
572 votes
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The Choice

#5 - The Choice

The Outer Limits (1995) Season 1 - Episode 7

A young girl with strange, supernatural powers is shunned by her friends, but welcomed by a nanny with similar gifts, while her parents must decide what's ultimately best for their child.

star 7.86
250 votes
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Bones Beneath My Skin

#6 - Bones Beneath My Skin

Total Recall 2070 Season 1 - Episode 17

Farve and Hume investigate the destruction of an android at a chemical company. The owner blames his human workers, who came from the company ""Muscle and Blood"" run by the extremely anti-android Belasarius. Meanwhile David and Olivia split up, while they deal with the fact that she was under Rekall's control during their entire relationship.

star 7.83
12 votes
The Aftertime

#7 - The Aftertime

First Wave Season 1 - Episode 21

A woman travels back in time to change history and save Cade from assassination. - - - Quatrain 81, Century 5: "Dusk will become dawn / And the man twice-bless'd will be resurrected / The follower will beckon him to the great war ahead' s tears washes away ties to Rome / Fear extracts vain sacrifice, until the raging pyre of the deluge is quenched." I had no idea what Nostradamus was talking about till we got a message on our Web site from someone claiming to be Joshua. He asked me to meet him in an abandoned lot in Cleveland, Ohio. Can't say I trusted him, but couldn't turn the meeting down either. I had to hear what Joshua had to say. He told me someone using the handle "Rover" had intercepted a Gua transmission and recorded it on disk. If this was another alien experiment I wasn't playing. I was already walking away when Joshua showed his real hand. It was a warning & the Gua would find the tape, and Rover would be killed.

star 7.65
84 votes
Caught in the Act

#8 - Caught in the Act

The Outer Limits (1995) Season 1 - Episode 15

A chaste co-ed is enveloped by a strange power that gives her an insatiable sexual appetite, which is perpetuated by encounters with consenting men who, after making physical contact, morph into her body and disappear.

star 7.36
150 votes
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I'm Looking Through You

#9 - I'm Looking Through You

Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman Season 1 - Episode 5

An invisible man terrorizes Metropolis, staging violent robberies and helping vicious criminals escape. Superman must make the invisible visible.

star 7.33
252 votes
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Prophets and Loss

#10 - Prophets and Loss

Sliders Season 4 - Episode 2

Quinn, Rembrandt and Maggie land on a world where the United States is run by the Oracle, a blend of fundamental beliefs and right-wing conservatism. Followers trade their wealth and possessions in return for passage to a nirvana world, but the Sliders discover the Oracle's portal is a deadly sham.

star 7.33
304 votes
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Family Secrets

#11 - Family Secrets

7th Heaven Season 1 - Episode 2

Matt shocks his family when he reveals his secret---that he is very close friends with a teenage pregnant girl, Renee. Right away Matt tells them that he is not the father of her baby, but just trying to help her out. Meanwhile, Mary is keeping her new boyfriend a secret from Matt. Lucy gets a surprise with her secret crush on a classmate Jimmy Moon. Also, Eric gets a surprise of his own when he discovers his shoes keep on disappearing while Matt's friend Renee finds some help from an unusual ally- Eric. Finally, Annie reveals the shocking truth to Matt about his grandmother having leukemia.

star 7.11
200 votes
The Child Broker

#12 - The Child Broker

The Equalizer Season 3 - Episode 13

A young woman asks McCall to help her boyfriend break away from the control of a junior Fagin.

star 7.08
11 votes

#13 - Fogbound

Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1985) Season 4 - Episode 1

On a foggy night a woman is at home alone with a killer on the loose in the area.

star 7.00
30 votes
Target of Choice

#14 - Target of Choice

The Equalizer Season 3 - Episode 21

A man fears for his life and that of his family when the murderer he helped put away is paroled and turns up living in his neighborhood.

star 6.92
11 votes
Virtual Slide

#15 - Virtual Slide

Sliders Season 4 - Episode 4

The Sliders arrive on a world where virtual reality is a normal part of life. After Maggie is injured in an explosion, she awakens in a hospital to find they have missed the slide. The only way to go is to build a new timer, but is everything what it seems?

star 6.85
248 votes
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Eye for an Eye

#16 - Eye for an Eye

War of the Worlds Season 1 - Episode 6

As Grover's Mill celebrates the 50th anniversary of the radio drama that made it famous, little do they know what really happened that night in 1938, or that the "Martians" have returned.

star 6.84
19 votes
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No Direction Home

#17 - No Direction Home

War of the Worlds Season 2 - Episode 2

While the Blackwood team picks up the pieces and tries to find a new home, the Morthren, too, have to find a new location as they are aware that the humans have been there once and might return. When Harrison and Kincaid go back to the empty base, they find an engram for the aliens' cloning devices that can transport memories and images from the subject to its copy. Meanwhile, Mana and Ardix have cloned a reverend so that he can spread the word of the one true God - the Eternal.

star 6.67
3 votes
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Episode Twelve

#18 - Episode Twelve

Dark Shadows (1991) Season 1 - Episode 12

In 1790, Barnabas' vampirism is discovered. Joshua A. Collins and lawyer Peter Bradford desperately try to save Victoria Winters from being hung as a witch. In 1991, Victoria's return from the past is jeopardized as Angelique's spirit now possessing Maggie Evans plots a murder.

star 6.64
11 votes
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Tails I Live, Heads You Die

#19 - Tails I Live, Heads You Die

Friday the 13th: The Series Season 2 - Episode 4

A Satanic cult leader gets ahold of the cursed Coin of Ziocles, and needs it to resurrect three powerful witches. Flip the coin and it comes up heads...killing the victim and allowing the user to resurrect someone else. Unfortunately, while spying on the cult Micki is captured and killed by the coin! Jack and Ryan are deeply hurt, and Ryan plans to quit antique-hunting once they've defeated the cult. Fortunately, they are able to substitute Micki's body for that of the third, mummified corpse, and the cult leader, Sylvan, inadvertently resurrects her instead. As the temple begins to crumble, Ryan grabs the coin and tosses it at Sylvan to deter him...but it's a fake. Unfortunately, Ryan loses the real Coin as well, leaving it buried under tons of rubble.

star 6.55
9 votes
The Pump

#20 - The Pump

Booker Season 1 - Episode 2

Booker misses the action on the street, until he's marked for payback for the death of a gang member who shot his former Jump Street colleague, officer Judy Hoffs.

star 0.00
0 votes
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