The Best Episodes Directed by Matt Sohn
#1 - The Bubble
Parks and Recreation Season 3 - Episode 15
Everyone in the office is unhappy when Chris decides to make some big changes in the parks department -- especially Tom who starts to question his career choices. Leslie is caught off guard when Ben has a meeting with her mom.
#4 - Town Hall
Superstore Season 3 - Episode 22
As the store prepares to host a company-wide Town Hall meeting, Amy and Jonah are forced to put their conflicts aside and rally their co-workers to confront the CEO. Meanwhile Glenn struggles with the pressure of speaking to a global audience.
#5 - The Purge
black-ish Season 3 - Episode 5
After Junior embarrasses Dre during a basketball game, Dre decides to remind Junior of his master pranking skills so he’ll never challenge him again. Meanwhile, the neighborhood participates in a “mischief night” during Halloween where petty crimes become legal, and Ruby takes it too far with the kids.
#6 - The Defense Rests
Trial & Error Season 1 - Episode 12
As Josh focuses on making his final case before closing arguments, he takes a huge gamble by putting Larry on the stand. Despite hiring the best witness coach in the South to train him, Larry's testimony leads to a shocking discovery about Larry's past that may be too difficult to overcome.
#7 - The Word
black-ish Season 2 - Episode 1
Jack performs the song “Gold Digger” at a school talent show and when he sings a lyric that includes THE word, it leads to his possible expulsion from school. Dre and Bow work together to get him reinstated, and along the way, examine the evolution of THE word through the generations and just who, if anyone, has the right to use it.
#8 - Back to School
Trophy Wife Season 1 - Episode 21
Kate begrudgingly agrees to accompany Jackie to her high school reunion, not fully realizing all that it entails. Meanwhile, Pete and Diane take Hillary and Warren to visit a college campus and Bert is left in the care of Meg and Tevin.
#11 - Who's Afraid of the Big Black Man?
black-ish Season 3 - Episode 4
After a situation arises at work, Dre’s views are confronted regarding how black people are perceived now versus when he grew up. He wants to be more open-minded about being a part of his community, and his first step is joining his Homeowners’ Association. Meanwhile, Bow wants to spend more time with the kids before the new baby arrives and gets advice from Pops on how to make them want to be around her.
#13 - Yearbook
Bad Teacher Season 1 - Episode 6
Meredith agrees to help Ginny finish the student yearbook when she learns staff volunteers receive a free Botox treatment, but they struggle to meet their 24-hour deadline when Ginny is distracted by a sudden break-up. Also, Principal Carl helps Kim study after she fails her teacher's exam.
#15 - A Change in Defense
Trial & Error Season 1 - Episode 8
With the trial now getting national attention, Josh's boss, Mr. Mankiewicz has decided to take over the case, throwing the team into turmoil. Meanwhile, when Mankiewicz suggests Larry plead insanity, Josh and Carol Anne Keane must work together to convince Larry to stand trial.
#17 - The Graduate
The Mick Season 2 - Episode 20
Following graduation, Mickey and Alba discover that Sabrina is having second thoughts about attending Yale. In their attempt to sway her decision, Alba finds herself heavily involved at a Yale Alumni reunion event. Meanwhile, Chip is keen on re-branding himself before he starts high school, so naturally he decides to throw a party to prove his status.
#18 - Pam's Replacement
The Office (US) Season 8 - Episode 7
Pam trains a temporary worker to take her place while she is on maternity leave, and enlists Dwight's support when she tries to show that Jim finds her replacement attractive. Meanwhile, Robert surprises Andy, Kevin, and Darryl when he asks to join their band.
#20 - Grand Re-Opening
Superstore Season 3 - Episode 1
It's Cloud 9's "Grand Re-Opening." Amy and Jonah confront their awkward kiss. Glenn discovers something about himself. Garrett avoids Jonah. Mateo worries about a voicemail he left on Jeff's phone. Dina meets her match in Howie Mandel.
#21 - A Hostile Jury
Trial & Error Season 1 - Episode 10
Josh tries to show the hostile jury the real Larry when they visit the crime scene inside the Henderson home before they hear the devastating testimony of Larry's former lover, Alfonzo. Meanwhile, Anne and Dwayne search for Margaret's missing cell phone.
#22 - Happy Hour
The Office (US) Season 6 - Episode 21
Michael gets kicked out of the bar when he pulls out all the stops to impress a friend of Jim and Pam's. Meanwhile, Andy and Erin do their best to keep their relationship under wraps. Dwight rethinks his pre-natal contract with Angela.
#24 - WWJD: What Would Jessica Do?
Fresh Off the Boat Season 3 - Episode 6
Jessica is flummoxed when Evan attends church instead of accompanying her to Costco; Marvin treats Louis to a free teeth-whitening session; and Eddie and Emery become creative when getting rid of healthy cereal.
#25 - Last Day in Florida
The Office (US) Season 8 - Episode 18
Jim comes to Dwight's rescue when Robert slams the plan for the Sabre Store concept. Andy discovers Erin doesn't plan to return to Scranton.
#26 - Tornado
Superstore Season 2 - Episode 21
In the Season 2 finale, Glenn tries to figure out which employees to lay off. Jonah copes with the fallout of an admission he made to Amy. Garrett and Dina spar. Mateo creates an alliance to keep his job. Also: a a tornado warning goes into effect and forces the staff into uncomfortable pairings.
#27 - The Church
The Mick Season 2 - Episode 14
Mickey and the gang accompany Alba to church, after she admits she may have a substance abuse problem. When she invites her priest over for Sunday football, the Pembertons take a liking to him. Meanwhile, Ben questions his belief in God, forcing Jimmy and Sabrina to guide him.
#29 - Guitar Face
Ben and Kate Season 1 - Episode 9
When Kate sees the face that Will makes while playing guitar during his cover band's performance, she gets turned off and unable to take him seriously. Meanwhile, Tommy gets Ben a job at the country club which soon backfires for both of them, and BJ attends a support group where she gets good advice about her friendship with Kate.
#31 - Stop Arguing and Start Thanking
The Goldbergs (2013) Season 1 - Episode 9
When Murray's brother, Marvin, visits, there is a surprise in store.
#32 - The Haunted House
The Mick Season 2 - Episode 4
Mickey and Jimmy throw a Halloween party in their spooky, charred mansion but things get out of hand. Sabrina hopes to use the house party to cement her legacy, which her parents have tarnished, and Mickey teaches some pranksters a lesson.
#35 - Charlie in Charge
black-ish Season 2 - Episode 7
While Dre and Bow take Zoey on a trip to visit Bow’s alma mater, Brown University, Dre battles with his fear of flying through a little pharmaceutical assistance to get him through the flight. One loopy miscommunication leads to another and somehow Charlie ends up babysitting the kids. When Charlie shares details about Dominique, an old flame that has come back into the picture, the kids hatch a plan to charm her by pretending that the home and children are all a part of Charlie’s domesticated lifestyle. Meanwhile, Bow becomes over-excited about sharing Brown University with Zoey and after a series of embarrassing moments, threatens to turn Zoey off from Brown altogether.
#36 - The Juice
The Mick Season 2 - Episode 15
Mickey teaches Chip and his friend how to gamble, and they end up losing a large sum of money. In an attempt to win the money back, Mickey uses Sabrina's new relationship with the Junior National Women's Soccer team captain to place a bet on one of their games. Meanwhile, Jimmy becomes overly invested in the soccer team's success.
#37 - Bachelorette Party
New Girl Season 2 - Episode 22
Jess decides to throw Cece a surprise bachelorette party while Nick and Winston awkwardly take her fiancé, Shivrang, out for the night. Then, as Schmidt desperately tries to find a real girlfriend in time for the wedding in order to get a “plus one,” he is forced to seek out his old girlfriend from his “fat Schmidt” college days.
#39 - Tallahassee
The Office (US) Season 8 - Episode 15
Dwight arrives in Tallahassee with his team and sets out to win over the president of Sabre's special projects. Back in Scranton, Andy fills in for reception and enjoys himself.
#40 - The Friend
The Mick Season 2 - Episode 2
Mickey's relationship with Alba is tested when Greenwich divorcee Trish hits rock bottom and becomes the perfect new friend for Mickey. When Mickey sends Jimmy over to help Trish with some home repairs, she begins to question just how casual her relationship with him really is. Meanwhile, Sabrina and Ben take a shot at Chip’s ego.
#41 - Everyone's a Winner
The Unicorn Season 1 - Episode 15
When Wade has a bad date with Natalie's friend's mother, Natalie ends up paying the price. Also, Forrest finds unusual ways to fill his time during his unemployment, and Ben has a conflict with his daughter Sahai's basketball coach.
#43 - Single All the Way
The Muppets Season 1 - Episode 10
The gang is preparing for the annual “Up Late” live Christmas special with, special guest Mindy Kaling. Animal is in charge of tinsel, Sweetums hangs the lights, Sam Eagle strategically places the mistletoe – everything is in order. Or so it seems. Meanwhile, Miss Piggy offers relationship advice to Fozzie, which forces her to reevaluate her relationship with Kermit. Yolanda rigs the Secret Santa gift exchange, and Echosmith performs at the crew’s Christmas party.
#44 - Fajita Man
Fresh Off the Boat Season 1 - Episode 6
Eddie is so desperate for a new video game named after his idol, Shaq, he goes to work at the restaurant. He expects special treatment since he's the boss's son, but is in for a surprise when Louis is determined to make him work hard for the money. Meanwhile, Jessica decides to look for a job of her own.
#46 - The Dump
The Mick Season 2 - Episode 13
When chaperoning Ben’s school field trip to a trash dump, Mickey and Alba discover that an unfamiliar young boy made his way on the bus back. The two work together to return the lost child but make it extremely difficult for themselves along the way. Meanwhile, Chip and Sabrina take advantage of Colonel’s status as a veteran, only before it comes back to bite them.
#47 - Emily Dates a Henchman
Powerless Season 1 - Episode 4
After being urged by her team, Emily sets her sights on the dating world but unknowingly falls for one of the Riddler's henchmen. Meanwhile, Teddy and Ron find a Batman artifact and discover Van's superhero fantasy.
#48 - The Unicorn and the Catfish
The Unicorn Season 1 - Episode 4
When Wade changes the password to his online dating profile because his friends become too involved, Forrest goes to great lengths to keep tabs on him. Also, Grace and Natalie are torn when their favorite romance-themed reality show they watched with their mom returns for a new season.
#49 - Customer Satisfaction
Superstore Season 6 - Episode 12
When Jeff returns to push customer satisfaction surveys, Mateo enlists Garrett's help to hide his relationship with Eric. Dina, Glenn and Cheyenne's plan to boost the scores creates new and bigger problems. Jonah tries to convince Sandra and other workers to value themselves.
#50 - Bottle Service, $800 Plus Tip (25% Suggested)
Home Economics Season 2 - Episode 3
The family is in for a wild night out when they accompany Connor to a club to help him jumpstart his dating life. When Tom steps up as Connor’s wingman, things don’t exactly go as planned.
#51 - A Bittersweet Grind (Une Mouture Amer)
The Grinder Season 1 - Episode 5
Just as Dean prepares to give up on what he thinks is a hopeless search for love, he is reunited with Gail, an old flame who restores his belief in romance. Meanwhile, Deb encourages Stewart to change his strict ways and let Lizzie have a supervised date with Joel Zadak.
#52 - Roy's Wedding
The Office (US) Season 9 - Episode 2
A toast at Roy's wedding leads to Pam and Jim searching their relationships for buried secrets. Dwight reacts to Nellie's mandatory charity initiative.
#53 - Pig's in a Blackout
The Muppets Season 1 - Episode 7
Kermit is feeling the pressure at work and is forced to go to a private Yoga retreat where he runs into a stressed out Jason Bateman. Meanwhile, with Kermit out of the office, Scooter is left to run the show and things go from bad to worse.
#54 - The Inner Circle
The Office (US) Season 7 - Episode 23
When Deangelo plays favorites, his management style is exposed.
#56 - Found Money
Bad Teacher Season 1 - Episode 10
Meredith pays for a ski getaway with money she finds in the school parking lot but panics when she realizes it's the same cash Ginny lost for a students' trip to Sacramento. Meanwhile, divorced Principal Carl gets back on the saddle by hitting the local bar scene with Joel and the other PE coaches.
#57 - Testimonials
Superstore Season 5 - Episode 2
Amy attempts to gather glowing character testimony for Mateo’s immigration lawyer but comes up short. Jonah plans an engagement party for Sandra, infuriating Dina, while Glenn and Marcus compete for Mateo’s old locker.
#58 - Playdate
Superstore Season 5 - Episode 18
When Amy has to bring her baby to the store, she grows frustrated with people's criticisms of her parenting and Glenn enlists Jerusha to help. Garrett helps Dina plan her first date with her boyfriend. Sandra and Cheyenne hatch a conspiracy theory.
#59 - Boyz II Dead
Angie Tribeca Season 2 - Episode 7
Geils and Tanner investigate the mysterious death of a reunited boy band member while Tribeca finally meets with Sgt. Pepper. Why? Seemingly, he's connected to Mayhem Global, but what is Mayhem Global and why do they keep bringing it up?
#60 - Too Hot to Handler
The Muppets Season 1 - Episode 8
Scooter books his long time TV crush, Chelsea Handler, who really heats things up both on 'Up Late' and in Scooter's personal life. Meanwhile, Fozzie wants to take it to the next level with Becky but when Kermit and Denise go on a double date with them, Kermit discovers that Becky might have a few skeletons in her closet.
#61 - The Airplane
Ghosted Season 1 - Episode 15
The Bureau Underground struggles to be taken seriously while forced to share a case both with the FBI and the FAA. Disheartened by the lack of respect, the team turns to Merv who offers very little support. Meanwhile, an unlikely relationship forms and Max makes a shocking discovery.
#62 - Power-less
Other Space Season 1 - Episode 6
When the ship is struck by lightning, the crew must conserve power to avoid being destroyed. Stewart and Zalian take the unheard-of step of flying the ship manually; Karen resorts to trickery to keep Michael, Tina and A.R.T. from using power; Kent loving nurses a lightning-addled Natasha back to health.
#63 - First Contact
Other Space Season 1 - Episode 7
An alien appears in Stewart’s dreams, but only seems to communicate if Stewart’s dreams are erotic in nature. Stewart enlists both A.R.T. and Zalian's medicine cabinet in a dark, humiliating journey to make first contact. Karen slaps Michael in a rage over his tryst with Tina, and has to go undergo HR arbitration, overseen by an un-objective Tina.