The Best Episodes Directed by Matt Hastings
#2 - Mended Fences
Higher Ground Season 1 - Episode 21
PARENTS WEEK! Scott and Shelby get into a fight. Juliette meets Auggies parents. Shelby's sister runs away from home and to Horizon. Scott lies and tells his father his step mother never abused him (but she really did). When Juliette goes to make herself throw up she ends up talking to Shelby and they sort-of become friends. After Jess gets to Horizon and tells Scott & Shelby her awful story, Scott begins to understand what Shelby went through.
#3 - From a Cradle to a Grave
The Originals Season 1 - Episode 22
As the baby’s due date draws near, Klaus and Elijah embark on a search for Hayley, while Hayley herself is determined to do whatever it takes to keep her unborn baby safe and away from the witches. Francesca takes a meeting with Oliver and Jackson to determine the future of the werewolves in New Orleans. In the aftermath of a surprising attack on Marcel and his vampires at the compound, Davina and Cami join resources to take down Klaus. Finally, in a desperate move to protect those most important to him, Klaus makes a heartbreaking decision.
#4 - The Bloody Crown
The Originals Season 3 - Episode 22
After months of thwarting off dangerous threats and deadly attacks, the Mikaelson siblings finally come face to face with the one person that could lead to their ultimate demise. With the stakes higher than ever and the compound overrun by an army of his oldest sworn enemies, Klaus is put on trial for centuries of atrocities he’s committed. Meanwhile, Marcel, who has been spiraling out of control following an act of betrayal by those closest to him, is stunned by the unexpected arrival of someone from his past. Finally, Elijah, Freya and Kol frantically search for a way to save their family before it’s too late.
#5 - Ashes to Ashes
The Originals Season 2 - Episode 22
With time running out, Klaus' ultimate plan to protect baby Hope at all costs continues to take shape. As tensions between the siblings come to a head, Cami reveals a vital piece of information that causes Elijah and Rebekah to reconsider their plan of attack against Dahlia. Davina finds herself one step closer to fulfilling the promise she made to Kol, while Freya is forced to take drastic measures to protect herself against Dahlia. Elsewhere, Marcel has to put aside his fury at Klaus in order to protect himself and everyone in their sire line. Meanwhile, Vincent finds himself torn between the prospects of a magic-free life away from New Orleans and a personal obligation to protect Davina. Finally, with their risky plan in place, the Mikaelson siblings prepare for the fight of their lives.
#8 - City of Glass
Shadowhunters Season 3 - Episode 20
Alec, Jace and Isabelle make a plan to finally get Clary back and stop Jonathan — much to Luke’s and Simon’s chagrin. Meanwhile, an emotionally raw Magnus struggles to deal with his father’s reappearance and Maia must make a tough decision that could affect the rest of her life.
#12 - Long Way Back from Hell
The Originals Season 1 - Episode 14
When Rebekah finds herself locked up in the sanatorium where she worked in 1919, she realizes a witch named Genevieve is back to seek revenge and to reveal dark secrets that would destroy Rebekah if exposed. A distraught Elijah turns to Marcel and Hayley for help when one of his decisions puts Klaus and Rebekah’s lives in danger. With time working against them, Marcel realizes he may hold valuable information that could lead them to Rebekah and Klaus, but revealing it will almost certainly result in deadly consequences.
#13 - Beside Still Water
Shadowhunters Season 2 - Episode 20
Jace and Clary rush to make a final stand, but when a traitor is revealed, Jace and Clary may have a bigger fight on their hands than expected. Meanwhile, Alec and Izzy must fight off a large mass of demons that have unexpectedly shown up, as Luke and Simon head to the Seelie Court to deal with some unfinished business with the Seelie Queen.
#14 - Familia Ante Omnia
Shadowhunters Season 3 - Episode 9
Clary faces down an old foe in an attempt to find answers about Lilith’s plan. Alec and Magnus turn to Lorenzo Rey for help, while Lilith finds a new ally. Luke must choose between his pack and his family, as Simon is forced to deal with his past.
#15 - Wheel Inside the Wheel
The Originals Season 2 - Episode 6
Fed up with her antics, Klaus becomes agitated and demands that Esther release Elijah, whom she has captured. However, Esther reveals a few dark secrets from Klaus’ past in an attempt to make him an offer he can’t refuse. Meanwhile, Oliver ends up in a dangerous situation, prompting Hayley to reconnect with Jackson, who has been living a new life out in the bayou. Elsewhere, Cami, who still believes baby Hope’s death was her fault, teams up with Marcel and Gia after she becomes suspicious of her faculty advisor Vincent. Lastly, in a surprising turn of events, Klaus comes face-to-face with a visitor from his past.
#17 - Savior
The Originals Season 3 - Episode 9
When a dangerous affliction threatens to expose one of her siblings, Freya searches for a way to reverse the crippling curse even as she finds herself the target of The Strix's latest plan. Elsewhere, Klaus keeps a watchful eye over Cami while she attempts to help Detective Kinney, whose life has begun to spiral out of control as a result of Lucien's compulsion. Meanwhile, a confrontation with Marcel causes Vincent to reevaluate his decision to stay out of witch business, and Hayley's attempt at a quiet Christmas with Jackson and Hope results in an unexpected surprise.
#19 - Daised and Confused
Higher Ground Season 1 - Episode 17
Daisy returns home with Sophie and Shelby for her mother's funeral and must face her abusive, drunken father. Meanwhile, the Cliffhangers read and identify with Mary Shelley's ""Frankenstein"".
#20 - A Streetcar Named Desire
The Originals Season 3 - Episode 14
With the threat of the prophecy looming over their heads, Klaus and Elijah find themselves rendered useless inside a magical trap, while Aya and The Strix's coven of witches move forward with a risky spell that could take one of them down for good. Elsewhere, Freya leads the charge to get her brothers back and enlists the help of Marcel, Hayley and Stefan Salvatore, an old friend of Klaus', whose unexpected arrival may be the key to their survival. Finally, Davina moves forward with a dangerous plan that brings her one step closer to reuniting with Kol.
#23 - Sanctuary
The Originals Season 2 - Episode 12
After a series of strange encounters, Rebekah becomes intrigued by a mysterious girl who has recently arrived to the insane asylum. At the bayou, Hayley struggles with coming clean to Jackson about the secrets she’s keeping and is surprised when he shares his own secret involving Hayley’s parents. Meanwhile, after learning the details of a particular marriage ritual that Hayley and Jackson must complete, Klaus heads to the bayou to put an end to it, but not before running into Jackson’s grandmother Mary. Elsewhere, Vincent remains determined to uncover the secret he knows Klaus is hiding and sets his eyes on Marcel for answers. Lastly, when Davina discovers that Josh and Marcel are in danger, she enlists the help of Kaleb and Aiden to rescue them.
#24 - On Infernal Ground
Shadowhunters Season 3 - Episode 1
Secrets abound as the shadowhunters and downworlders try to get back to normal after Valentine's death. Clary struggles with keeping her secret about Raziel's wish, while Alec pushes Jace to come clean about whatever he and Clary are hiding. Luke must use tough love to keep his secret hidden from Ollie, and Magnus hides his true feelings about his new position in the Warlock community from Alec. Meanwhile, Lilith sets a plan in motion in New York City as Simon spends time in the Seelie Court.
#25 - I Love You, Goodbye
The Originals Season 2 - Episode 14
With the final preparations for her union to Jackson underway, Hayley begins to question whether the ritual will actually work. After arriving to the compound, Elijah has a tense encounter with Klaus and quickly suspects that his brother may be up to something. Meanwhile, Kaleb, who is harboring a devastating secret from Davina, seeks help from Rebekah when he realizes time is not on his side. Lastly, Cami makes a startling revelation involving baby Hope.
#27 - Mea Maxima Culpa
Shadowhunters Season 2 - Episode 11
With Valentine in custody and the Shadowhunters and Downworlders picking up the pieces after the Soul Sword attack, the team dives into a new mission to vanquish a greater demon named Azazel who is in search of the Mortal Cup.
#30 - Hail and Farewell
Shadowhunters Season 2 - Episode 19
After centuries of being lied to and treated poorly by The Clave, the Downworlders decide to come together and take matters into their own hands as the hunt for Valentine and Sebastian intensifies. But what starts off as a way to preserve their own, the Downworlders choice to break with the Shadowhunters could quickly escalate to war.
#31 - Original Sin
Shadowhunters Season 3 - Episode 12
Simon is determined to get rid of the Mark of Cain and, with Isabelle's help, tries to track down New York's oldest vampire to get more information on the mark. Now in Paris, Clary desperately tries to find an escape from her current situation. Meanwhile, with his new sense of mortality, Magnus tries to live life to the very fullest.
#32 - Bound by Blood
Shadowhunters Season 2 - Episode 9
With word getting out that Clary is a key part of Valentine’s plan, the Downworlders are at odds on how to handle the issue. But when Iris activates her blood oath, Clary has more to worry about than hiding from Valentine and the Downworlders. Meanwhile, Isabelle and Raphael get closer as Alec tries to figure out what’s going on with his sister.
#35 - A Walk on the Wild Side
The Originals Season 3 - Episode 4
In order to uncover what his old acquaintance Tristan is really up to in New Orleans, Elijah considers attending a gala thrown by a mysterious group of ancient vampires known as The Strix, while Hayley invites herself to attend with him. There, Marcel is approached with an enticing offer made by a mysterious woman named Aya, but he quickly realizes that things are not always what they seem. Elsewhere, when a vital component of Lucien's plan goes missing, he and Klaus form a tentative alliance in order to find it.
#38 - Make Me a Match
Drop Dead Diva Season 1 - Episode 10
Jane decides to help Judge Madeline Stone with her love life and ends up suing the match making service she uses for fraud. Meanwhile Grayson and Kim are on a case with dueling psychic sisters who refuse to share in the family business. Fred also makes an unexpected return.
#39 - This Guilty Blood
Shadowhunters Season 2 - Episode 1
Only hours have passed since Jace left with Valentine and all hell has broken loose at the Institute. Alec, Isabelle and Clary are desperate to find Jace, but are quickly stopped in their tracks with the arrival of Victor Aldertree, who means business about getting the Institute back on track. But getting the New York Shadowhunters in-line with The Clave may be counterintuitive to Alec, Isabelle and Clary's plan to rescue Jace. Meanwhile, Jocelyn has a lot to catch up on now that she is awake.
#40 - Snakes in the Garden
Reign (2013) Season 1 - Episode 2
When Simon, an English envoy, tells Mary that the English are aware of her fragile engagement to Francis, Mary and Francis put on a show to protect their alliance. Meanwhile, when Queen Catherine learns that someone who knows about her plot to destroy Mary is still alive, she stops at nothing to make sure they are silenced for good.
#42 - Shadow Selves
Marvel's Cloak & Dagger Season 2 - Episode 3
After learning about a group of young girls who have gone missing, Tandy and Tyrone look to see if they can find out what has happened to them. As they get further into their investigation, they realize someone else is trying to rescue the girls too, but in her own vigilante justice type of way. Meanwhile, Mina may have discovered a side effect to the big Roxxon leak.
#44 - The Arrival
Siren (2018) Season 2 - Episode 1
With more mermaids landing at Bristol Cove’s shores, the threat of discovery increases. After his encounter with the siren song, Ben tries to cope with the after effects. Maddie’s mom returns to town and tries to connect with her daughter. Meanwhile, Ryn attempts to adapt to life on land.
#47 - Lion's Den
The Outer Limits (1995) Season 7 - Episode 18
A high-school wrestling team takes new drugs which cause some unexpected changes.
#50 - Proceed with Caution
Spinning Out Season 1 - Episode 3
Trust issues force Dasha to get creative with training, bringing the skaters out of their comfort zones. Suspicions grow around Mitch.
#51 - Keep Pinecrest Wild
Spinning Out Season 1 - Episode 4
Facing family pressure, Jenn struggles to hide her injury while Serena's progress makes her a target. Justin and Kat's "connection" takes a turn.
#52 - Hell Is Real
Spinning Out Season 1 - Episode 8
Kat's mental health crisis reaches a breaking point, triggering widespread damage. Mandy has an emergency, and Serena slips into loneliness.