The Best Episodes Directed by Michael Katleman
#1 - No Good Deed
Dallas (2012) Season 1 - Episode 8
When murder hangs over the Ewing household, the family is forced to make decisions for the good of family. Christopher moves closer to his dream when a large oil company approaches him about rights to new methane technology. And the Ewings fight to protect Southfork from outsiders.
#3 - Family Therapized
Life Unexpected Season 1 - Episode 10
After Lux and Bug are picked up by the police for a curfew violation, Lux's social worker decides it's time to meet with Cate and Baze to reevaluate their custody of Lux. During a meeting with the social worker, Cate, Baze and Lux agree to put on a happy face to ensure that Lux isn't placed back in the foster care system. Meanwhile, in an attempt to show Lux that she supports her, Cate offers to find Bug a job at her radio station, but winds up disappointing Lux once again.
#4 - At the River
Memphis Beat Season 2 - Episode 1
In the second-season opener, the squad is plunged into a case involving the death of an admired police officer who may have been involved with a white supremacist group. The case hits home for Dwight, who relates to the son of the officer left behind. It also introduces Dwight to Claire Ryan (guest star Beau Garrett from TRON: Legacy), a tough investigator from Internal Affairs. Meanwhile, Rice starts riding Whitehead about taking the lieutenant's exam, but her reasons for wanting him to pass aren't exactly a vote of confidence.
#5 - The Feud
Memphis Beat Season 2 - Episode 10
Dwight must keep a pair of feuding families from shedding more blood when one of their relatives is found dead; Davey and Greenback discover that Dwight has a new girlfriend.
#6 - What Doesn't Kill You
Rizzoli & Isles Season 3 - Episode 1
Jane and Maura’s friendship suffers following the shooting of Maura’s biological father, gangster Paddy Doyle. Jane also finds herself in the middle of an Internal Affairs investigation. And her relationship with Agent Dean is exposed.
#7 - Taken
Taken Season 1 - Episode 10
Allie learns her true destiny and together the family must make the most difficult decision of their lives.
#8 - Tea and Psychopathy
Eastwick Season 1 - Episode 10
After Jamie reveals to Roxie that Darryl is his father, she sets about having a dinner party where father and son can bond. But Jamie has a secret, darker plan for the evening. Meanwhile Kat embraces her newfound power by healing every patient she comes into contact with, but her compassion leads to drastic physical consequences. And Max asks a reluctant Joanna to help him crack a famous unsolved Eastwick murder, but their snooping leads them to a perilous situation with Eleanor.
#9 - No More Drama in My Life
Rizzoli & Isles Season 3 - Episode 15
Dr. Hope Martin returns to ask Maura for a life-altering favor. Jane worries about the impending spinal surgery for Lt. Col. Casey Jones, and Tommy shows off baby T.J. But all gets shoved to the side when a building collapses, trapping loved ones inside.
#11 - Melt My Heart to Stone
Rizzoli & Isles Season 3 - Episode 10
When a statue breaks open to reveal a dead woman inside, Jane and Maura must find the killer quickly as the body count begins to rise. Back at headquarters, a new homicide detective is named to the squad. Meanwhile, Dennis Rockmond returns to Boston after disappearing on Maura and tries to woo her back. Lydia goes into labor.
#13 - Madams and Madames
Eastwick Season 1 - Episode 3
Haunted by the ghost of her daughter's ex-boyfriend, Roxie questions her sanity and turns to a local psychic for help. Declining Darryl's offer of a high-powered - and high-priced - divorce attorney, Kat decides to give Raymond another chance, but is she only delaying the inevitable? Joanna's quest to find the truth about Darryl leads her to a new and different scandal, and then she realizes her discovery was no accident. Meanwhile, Roxie's daughter, Mia, reluctantly attends her boyfriend's memorial, and though Bun has lost her memory, her mind is consumed with a mysterious symbol.
#14 - The Real Adventures of the Unreal Sam Tyler
Life on Mars (US) Season 1 - Episode 2
Is this vintage 1973 Sam Tyler real or not? Sam's unbelieving ears clearly hear a radio station announcing that Elvis will perform a concert in memory of his mother, but he's still not sure how or why he landed in these circumstances. Moreover, he doesn't have much time to think about his own predicament. A string of fatal robberies at AAA Money check cashing stores are baffling the 1-2-5, and Sam jumps headlong into the case, which features no forced entries and no witnesses. Even with Lt. Hunt strong-arming the lead suspect, it still takes an unexpected turn of events to make the squad to look within to solve the crime. At the end of the day Sam, in spite of himself, might even experience some true happiness - temporary though it might be.
#17 - Best Christmas Ever
How to Get Away with Murder Season 1 - Episode 11
School is back in session after the holiday break and the entire university is talking about Annalise's missing husband. The Keating Five continue to be questioned by the police and we find out exactly how they've been dealing with the guilt of killing Sam. Meanwhile, Annalise tries to keep things business as usual by taking on a new client who is in the mob, but Hannah continues to pressure her for answers.
#21 - Things to Do in New York When You Think You're Dead
Life on Mars (US) Season 1 - Episode 5
A racial confrontation is triggered between the African Americans and Puerto Ricans in the neighborhood when a young African American girl's body is discovered thrown from a rooftop. Working the case with Sam Tyler and the squad is the cop Sam considers his mentor in 2008 - a much younger Fletcher Bellow - who doesn't recognize his future protege. Tangling with the Black Liberation Army, who is intent on hunting down the Puerto Rican suspect first to levy their own kind of justice, Sam, Bellow and the detectives of the 1-2-5 are in a race against time if Angel Ramirez is to have any chance to answer for the crime. But in the end, Sam must battle the racial attitudes in his own precinct - most notably Lt. Hunt and Detective Carling - and a dramatic standoff on the same rooftop leads to gunshots being fired.
#23 - That Damn Donna Reed
Gilmore Girls Season 1 - Episode 14
An evening of "The Donna Reed Show" reruns infects Dean and both Gilmore Girls. Lorelai helps Luke spruce up the diner with a fresh paint job and new curtains. Sookie and Emily force Lorelai to confront her feelings for Luke.
#24 - Everything's Coming up Mellie
Scandal (2012) Season 3 - Episode 7
Mellie is still trying to recover from the public backlash of the last year so she decides to do a hard-hitting news interview. Meanwhile, as Cyrus continues to plot against Sally Langston, we learn how Fitz, Mellie and Cyrus became a team. Back at OPA, Huck continues to push Quinn away, but Quinn's bloodlust could get her into some dangerous situations.
#25 - Two Sailors Walk Into a Bar...
The Last Ship Season 1 - Episode 8
With Chandler and Tex caught in a dangerous situation, Slattery has to step into the role as commanding officer. Torn between a mission with the fate of the world at stake and a Captain (and friend) in danger, Slattery has to find a way to get his people back without losing the most important asset: the vaccine prototype.
#26 - Get Real
Northern Exposure Season 3 - Episode 9
A stranded bus of carnival performers brings romance to Marilyn, doubts about her future to Maggie, the mysteries of magic to Chris, and a break to the studious Joel; Shelly however, is pained when Holling becomes fixated on her large feet.
#27 - The House Guest
The Vampire Diaries Season 2 - Episode 16
Katherine’s mind games are getting on everyone’s nerves, but Damon, Stefan and Elena realize that her knowledge of Mystic Falls history will help them stay alive. Frustrated with her relationship with Matt, Caroline finds a new way to get his attention. Alaric makes a surprising confession to Jenna, and Katherine makes a different kind of confession to Damon. Stefan and Bonnie try to convince Jonas and Luka that they should all be working together, but Jonas’ lack of trust leads to a violent and fiery confrontation.
#28 - A Tree Grows in Trinity
American Gothic Season 1 - Episode 2
Fleeing deep into the woods from Sheriff Lucas Buck, young Caleb takes refuge in an eerie, abandoned hunting lodge and is terrified when he discovers a dying man who has been tortured and is being held prisoner there.
#29 - A Weekend in the Country
Dawson's Creek Season 3 - Episode 12
Joey's friends and their families work together to make sure that the opening of Potter's Bed & Breakfast is a success and that she and Bessie don't lose everything they have after Pacey surprises them with a visit from a prestigious travel critic. Throughout the weekend, Jen admits her concerns to Grams about getting close to Henry; Jack considers moving back home after hearing Andie's loving plea; and Dawson tries to understand the connection between his parents even after their divorce.
#30 - Nick & Nora/Sid & Nancy
Gilmore Girls Season 2 - Episode 5
Luke's sister Liz, afraid that her 17 year old son Jess is headed for trouble, puts him on a bus to Stars Hollow to live with Luke. However, the rest of the town isn't thrilled to welcome the new inhabitant.
#31 - Rearview
Drive Season 1 - Episode 6
With Winston and Sean in possession of the flash drive, Corinna and Alex take a huge risk in order to get background information on the race - including Kathryn's location. Wendy is in a different race, a race against her husband to be the first to get to baby Sam.
#32 - Red
Dark Angel Season 1 - Episode 10
Max takes on an army of superhuman soldiers in an episode amped up on action sequences. The trouble starts when Logan recruits his favorite biker chick to protect a Federal witness with vital info on local corruption. But the operation hits a snag after Max realizes that the guy she's guarding is a face from the not-so-distant---and very painful---past, and that those who want him dead may have plans for her as well.
#33 - The Ins and Outs of Inns
Gilmore Girls Season 2 - Episode 8
Lorelai and Sookie gear up their plans to open an inn, but encounter a roadblock when the owner of their dream location refuses to sell the property. The unexpected arrival of Mia, the absentee owner of the Independence Inn, complicates matters even further.
#34 - Christopher Returns
Gilmore Girls Season 1 - Episode 15
Wanting to play a greater role in Rory's life, Christopher settles in for his visit. When his parents arrive in Hartford for a visit, Emily invites everyone to Friday night dinner, which turns out to be an unqualified disaster.
#35 - That Great Big Hill of Hope
Zoo Season 1 - Episode 13
Jackson and the team make a final attempt to find a cure to the worldwide animal pandemic, but hit an obstacle that may be impenetrable.
#36 - Give Me a Torch
Star-Crossed Season 1 - Episode 11
Sophia suspects Taylor is pregnant with Drake's baby. Sophia tells Emery and the two research Atrian pregnancies. Vartan stumbles upon the information and mistakenly believes Emery is pregnant, so he kidnaps her. Vega tasks Teri with finding the Iksen's key, which they need to complete the Suvek. Meanwhile, Roman and Castor testify before the Hwatab about the day the spaceship crashed. Also, Eric shares a nice moment with Julia.
#38 - Fortune's Fools
ER Season 3 - Episode 13
Carol takes an interest in an ailing police sergeant who's hiding a degenerative ailment. She also meets with a newspaper reporter to air the complete story on her fatal mistake and is subsequently suspended. Peter runs into a pregnant Carla, upsetting the rest of his day. Carter, already fed up with Benton's lackluster attitude, accepts a transfer to Hicks' team after Peter fails to show up at a lecture the two were to give. Jeanie and Greg Fischer disagree on whether to inform a patient's spouse that he's suffering from neurosyphilis. Weaver and Mark each take a trio of prospective students through a day in the ER, with widely differing results. Chuny and Mark break up; however, he has another date by the end of the day.
#40 - The Interrogation
Designated Survivor Season 1 - Episode 6
When shots ring out at The White House during a Governors Summit, President Kirkman’s plans at electing a new Congress are thrown into turmoil. Agent Hannah Wells continues investigating the Capitol bombing and makes one of her most shocking discoveries yet.
#41 - Halloween
Beverly Hills, 90210 Season 2 - Episode 13
Brenda, Dylan, Steve, Donna and Kelly attend a Halloween party. Donna dresses as a mermaid; but her fins inhibit dancing, walking, and trips to the bathroom. Kelly's seductive costume catches the eye of a college student. She goes upstairs to talk with him, then becomes uncomfortable. The guy accuses her of leading him on and tries to rape her. Brenda and Donna enter in the nick of time, and Steve punches out the guy. Brandon stays home to hand out candy (actually raisins), but Emily comes to the door with her niece and nephew. Brandon joins them for trick-or-treating, but he and Emily get caught up in their conversation and temporarily lose the kids. David blows off the party and finds Scott hiding out in the bushes. They reminisce about the old days while waiting for an egg fight that never materializes. Music: 'Romantic' by Karyn White; 'Lily Was Here' by Candy Dulfer and Dave Stewart; 'The Monster Mash' by Bobby 'Boris' Pickett, 'Sweet, Sweet Baby' by Erasure, '24/7' by Dino.
#42 - Enemy of the State
Scandal (2012) Season 1 - Episode 4
After the Amanda Tanner case takes a shocking turn, one-time friends Olivia and Cyrus take heated, opposing viewpoints, and Cyrus tries to help in investigating the personal lives of Olivia and her associates. Meanwhile Olivia and her team help a dictator locate his wife and children who have been allegedly kidnapped, and Quinn goes out with a reporter seeking information.
#43 - The Yellow Brick Road
Zoo Season 2 - Episode 10
With Jackson missing, Mitch and Abraham race to find him before General Davies and the International Animal Defense Group can locate him and prevent the team from making a cure. Also, Jamie, Dariela and Allison make a last-ditch effort to convince the Russian government to drop out of the Noah Objective.
#45 - SOS
The Last Ship Season 1 - Episode 7
After picking up a distress call near Jamaica, Chandler and a small team stage a rescue attempt. But a surprise attack leave Chandler and Tex stranded at sea. Slattery and the crew search desperately to find their lost at sea Captain and his comrade, hoping to do so before their enemies beat them to it.
#47 - It Happened in Juneau
Northern Exposure Season 3 - Episode 21
Joel foresees sophisticated delights when he travels to Juneau for a medical conference but winds up with good old Maggie, meanwhile back in Cicely, Chris finds himself tongue-tied with the return of Bernard, his cosmic doppelganger.
#48 - Let All the Children Boogie
Life on Mars (US) Season 1 - Episode 10
When rock star Sebastian Grace receives a death threat, Sam and Chris are exposed to the rock-and-roll lifestyle that includes one of Grace's groupies called "Rocket Girl." Things really get strange when Chris finds Sebastian and Rocket Girl waiting for UFOs in the swampy area of New Jersey known as the Meadowlands.
#49 - Los Ciegos
The River (2012) Season 1 - Episode 3
When the crew of the Magus goes blind from tree spores, lone holdout AJ must overcome his most-paralyzing fear to find a cure before the blindness becomes permanent; the local tribe stalks the crew and judges if they are worthy to stay in the jungle.
#51 - Cinnamon's Wake
Gilmore Girls Season 1 - Episode 5
During their weekly dinner at Emily's, Lorelai learns of her cousin's funeral. The next day Rory reminds Lorelai of the Chilton bake sale where Lorelei accepts to meet Max Medina, Rory's teacher, for coffee. Rory's friendship with Dean takes a new turn.
#52 - Fear Itself
Everwood Season 1 - Episode 22
Resentful at being forced to accompany Andy and Irv to a remote lake cabin, Ephram takes a small boat out alone and his inexperience leads to a serious accident and a night of terror for Andy. Meanwhile, Colin and his parents must decide whether to allow Dr. Brown to perform a second dangerous surgery; and Nina confronts her husband Carl after she accidentally discovers he is having an affair.
#54 - Diaspora
Zoo Season 3 - Episode 2
Jackson and Logan discover a link between the hybrid attacks that occur in Portland and New York; Mitch is interrogated by a woman claiming to be his daughter, Clementine; and a new development in Abraham’s research into the sterility crisis endangers his family.
#57 - Drop Dead Gorgeous
Tru Calling Season 1 - Episode 13
When a beauty contestant turns up dead backstage, Tru has a rewind and finds herself entering the contest to try to prevent the same events happening. Luc however has a new date and Tru has to face facts about their relationship.
#58 - The Day of the Beast
Zoo Season 2 - Episode 1
The animal attacks continue and the team discovers that the mutation has advanced further... rendering their cure ineffective. Now with the aid of an anonymous sponsor, the team head to Argentina to meet with a scientist who may have discovered the key to the mutation.
#59 - Heal Thyself
Northern Exposure Season 5 - Episode 8
Ed accompanies Leonard on a house call and has success with his first try at being a shaman. Joel teaches a childbirth class which Holling finds amusing and makes Shelly embarrassed and causes another couple to break up. Maggie buys a new washer/dryer combination but regrets it later when she loses the camaraderie of the Laundromat. Ed is visited by a small green man whose purpose is to make him begin to doubt his healing abilities.
#60 - Heat
Dark Angel Season 1 - Episode 2
Max is lured further into Logan's realm when he promises her more information about her past. He tells her about the woman who picked her up roadside as a child - a woman named Hannah. Max heads out to find Hannah, and ultimately gets more clues about her biological mother. But Hannah is forced to reveal Max's whereabouts to Lydecker. Max manages yet another daring escape from Lydecker. Also, Max's feline DNA puts her in heat and she relentlessly pursues a man, Eric. They never really hook up, but Eric is left with a huge crush on Max and gets unsuspectingly sucked into her adventure. Elsewhere, the private eye, Vogelsang, double-crosses Max and sells information about her to Lydecker.
#61 - Murmuration
Zoo Season 1 - Episode 9
Jamie contacts a fellow journalist in an attempt to expose the truth about Reiden’s involvement in the global animal problem. After realizing Delavenne works for Reiden, Mitch escapes with both the Mother Cell and his daughter’s medication. However, on their way to deliver the medication, Mitch and Abraham come face-to-face with a terrifying army of birds.
#63 - No Place Like Home
Zoo Season 3 - Episode 1
It has been 10 years since mankind was sterilized. Along the West Coast, a huge barrier has been built to prevent the penetration of hybrids into the north of America. In this area, Jackson Oz as Dylan Green is working with Tess as a friend trying to get as many people as possible into safe zones. Abraham is working on a drug that would reverse the effects of gas. Aba and Dariel visit Clementine, daughter Mitche. She managed to get her evidence that her father was alive and that she was in the Siberian Stasi Chamber. Jamie is trying to get all the members of the Shepherd Organization responsible for sterilizing humanity and expanding hybrids, which is why he is in conflict with detective Logan.
#65 - Pampered and Tampered
Eastwick Season 1 - Episode 13
NOTE: Only Aired in UK Roxie, Joanna and Kat embrace their powers; Roxie's deceased husband returns; Kat begins to suspect that something is not right about Colin's son; Joanna scrambles to deflect Penny's suspicion that Jamie was murdered.
#66 - Fight or Flight
Zoo Season 1 - Episode 2
After Jackson Oz rescues his best friend, Abraham Kenyatta, from a lion attack in Botswana, Abraham’s firsthand account of the attack reveals that the lions are no longer afraid of humans and might be killing for sport. Also, Jamie and Mitch run tests on a lion cub in the Los Angeles Zoo and uncover a link to a chemical made by a biotechnology company, and Chloe Tousignant returns to Paris where she must overcome her own trauma and focus on her work as a government intelligence analyst.
#67 - Democracy in America
Northern Exposure Season 3 - Episode 15
The mayoral incumbent, Holling, faces opposition from an old friend with a long memory. Chris grows eloquent over the democratic process. Ed worries over casting his first vote. Election commissioners Joel and Maggie argue over the dÃ©cor of the polling place.
#69 - Extinction
Smallville Season 3 - Episode 3
Clark discovers someone is hunting people affected by the kryptonite rocks and the killer's next target is Lex. Clark uses his powers to save Lex, but is caught off guard when the killer learns his weakness and shoots him with a kryptonite bullet.
#70 - The Enemy
Space: Above and Beyond Season 1 - Episode 8
The soldiers of the 58th become their own worst enemies when a routine supply mission goes awry, leaving them stranded in alien territory and suffering from the effects of a mysterious Chig weapon.
#71 - Grosse Pointe, 48230
Northern Exposure Season 4 - Episode 14
Joel accompanies Maggie as her "boyfriend," in a trip to back to Michigan, where he has been promised tickets to a Knicks - Pistons game. Maggie goes to attend her grandmother's 80th birthday party; for the event, "Grammy" has locked herself in the upstairs bathroom and Maggie is the only one allowed access.
#73 - Midnight Sun
Northern Exposure Season 4 - Episode 2
Joel is charged with energy as the sun hasn't sent and he uses his pent up energy to try to coach Cicely's basketball team to victory. Holling is distracted by Shelly's cheerleading outfit. The traveling salesman/tailor comes back to Cicely to sell his wares and he romances Ruth-Anne.
#74 - On the Toad Again
L.A. Law Season 5 - Episode 21
Kelsey and Sollers get caught up in winning a murder case involving an unstable client; a retiree finds euphoric companionship in his pet toads; a team owner objects to a singer's rendition of the national anthem.