The Best Episodes Directed by Michael Patrick Jann

Behind the Scenes

#1 - Behind the Scenes

Childrens Hospital Season 4 - Episode 5

The actors' bad behavior is caught on camera.

star 8.53
123 votes
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#2 - Eulogy

Childrens Hospital Season 4 - Episode 14

The death of a cast member is examined.

star 8.40
68 votes
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The Silencing Properties of Snow

#3 - The Silencing Properties of Snow

Atypical Season 1 - Episode 8

After a disastrous dinner with Paige's family, Sam makes amends at the school dance. Casey's fury at her mom affects her relationship with Evan.

star 8.31
835 votes
Sports Therapy

#4 - Sports Therapy

Back in the Game Season 1 - Episode 12

Danny is excited to team up with Vanessa for a school project, but when Vanessa’s mom overhears The Cannon’s expletive-laden rant, she tells her daughter to request a new partner.

star 8.26
92 votes
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Josh and I Go to Los Angeles!

#5 - Josh and I Go to Los Angeles!

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Season 1 - Episode 13

Rebecca and Josh head to Los Angeles to present their case, which also forces them to confront their long buried feelings. Greg grapples with his feelings for Rebecca, while Darryl and White Josh continue to explore their newfound feelings for one another.

star 8.11
436 votes
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#6 - Wisedocs

Childrens Hospital Season 4 - Episode 13

The Mafia run wild in the hospital.

star 8.03
67 votes
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Thought We Was Friends

#7 - Thought We Was Friends

Wayne Season 1 - Episode 9

When things with both Del and his mom go south, Wayne turns this attention back to his dad’s Trans Am. But he has to contend with Calvin and Reggie to get it. Meanwhile, Del learns a secret about Wayne that changes everything for her.

star 7.97
300 votes
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Not Fake

#8 - Not Fake

The Good Doctor Season 1 - Episode 6

Dr. Shaun Murphy and Dr. Claire Browne devise an experimental procedure that can save the leg and life of a young groom, that is if his bride-to-be and parents can learn to work together. Meanwhile, Jared struggles to emotionally connect with his patient whose scars may prove too deep to overcome.

star 7.92
4210 votes
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#9 - Sacrifice

The Good Doctor Season 1 - Episode 10

Members of the hospital’s surgical team are initially impressed with a charming young doctor, but his true character puts one of them in an awkward position at work. Meanwhile, Dr. Glassman feels Dr. Shaun Murphy needs a little more support with his personal life and suggests he meet with a therapist. However, Shaun is determined to show him that he can do it on his own.

star 7.88
3488 votes
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How to Not Waste Money

#10 - How to Not Waste Money

How to Live with Your Parents Season 1 - Episode 11

Max and Polly bond when he helps her learn to follow through on doing things -- like Groupons that she amassed while coping with her separation from Julian.

star 7.86
105 votes
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#11 - Stories

The Good Doctor Season 2 - Episode 8

Dr. Shaun Murphy, Dr. Audrey Lim and Dr. Claire Brown's E.R. patient is forced to reveal a secret to her husband after their treatment caused a complication. Meanwhile, Dr. Neil Melendez, Dr. Morgan Reznick, and Dr. Alex Park struggle with a patient whose parents don't believe in vaccinations.

star 7.83
1808 votes
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#12 - Watkin

Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency Season 1 - Episode 4

Dirk and Todd find themselves in a complicated and dangerous situation left behind by Patrick Spring. As the police begin putting together the pieces of their imponderable case, an FBI agent's unlikely return complicates matters for Amanda and Farah.

star 7.79
1932 votes
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Musta Burned Like Hell

#13 - Musta Burned Like Hell

Wayne Season 1 - Episode 8

After their first kiss, Wayne and Del arrive in Florida, where they have a chance encounter with the elusive Trans Am. But when Wayne reconnects with his mom Maureen, Del starts to realize Wayne’s real reason for coming to Florida might not be the car after all.

star 7.77
294 votes
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The D-Train to Bone Town

#14 - The D-Train to Bone Town

Atypical Season 1 - Episode 6

Paige proposes having an autism-friendly school dance to the PTA. Sam makes preparations for losing his virginity. Doug and Julia help each other.

star 7.76
837 votes
Rogue Wall Enthusiasts

#15 - Rogue Wall Enthusiasts

Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency Season 1 - Episode 3

Digging into Patrick Spring's past, Farah and Dirk discover the first really big clue into his murder. Todd goes to the police only to learn he has no safe harbor left and Amanda must deal with a looming presence in her life.

star 7.76
2089 votes
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Josh Is the Man of My Dreams, Right?

#16 - Josh Is the Man of My Dreams, Right?

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Season 2 - Episode 11

When the Santa Ana winds blow into town, they cause everyone in West Covina to act a little strangely and question their relationships and priorities. Rebecca and Nathaniel get to know each other better while Paula and Darryl confront an ongoing dilemma in their friendship.

star 7.76
378 votes
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Old Friends

#17 - Old Friends

Kevin (Probably) Saves the World Season 1 - Episode 14

Kevin enlists the help of Kristin to repair his friendship with Tyler; Kevin and Kristin meet a mysterious duo who are hiding out in the middle of nowhere; Kevin tries to help Marc, a young man who has left home in search of adventure.

star 7.76
224 votes

#18 - No-Ho-Ho

Happy Endings Season 3 - Episode 7

The gang discovers that Jane has been lying about her birthday, and that she was actually born on Christmas but never liked her natal day being trumped by the holiday. With that in mind, they throw her a celebration that is Christmas-free and all about Jane.

star 7.75
828 votes
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That's My Sweatshirt

#19 - That's My Sweatshirt

Atypical Season 1 - Episode 5

Sam becomes rattled after Paige invades his bedroom. Casey visits Clayton Prep and gets a taste of what life away from her brother would be like.

star 7.75
858 votes
B is for Big Glory

#20 - B is for Big Glory

A to Z Season 1 - Episode 2

On the heels of Andrew and Zelda’s great night together, neither is quite sure where they stand. With Stu’s encouragement, Andrew goes on a date with a co-worker, during and after which Andrew and Zelda both try to play it cool. Meanwhile, Big Bird revokes her “no office hook-ups” policy and encourages all Wallflower workers to test the company’s new dating app.

star 7.73
496 votes
Home Is Where the Hospital Is

#21 - Home Is Where the Hospital Is

Childrens Hospital Season 3 - Episode 4

The doctors feel crowded from sharing an apartment and decide someone should move out. Elsewhere, Sy deals with his own domestic issues.

star 7.69
135 votes
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A is for Acquaintances

#22 - A is for Acquaintances

A to Z Season 1 - Episode 1

This is the A-to-Z story of Andrew and Zelda — a pair that almost wasn’t — and all that happened from the day they met. When a computer glitch sends her a total mismatch, she’s asked to come in for an interview at the internet dating site where Andrew works, and this is where it all begins. Andrew and Zelda meet for the first time and despite their differences, sparks fly. She thinks it’s chance. He thinks it’s fate and is convinced she’s the shimmering girl in the silver dress he saw several years earlier.

star 7.68
638 votes
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Julia Says

#23 - Julia Says

Atypical Season 1 - Episode 3

Sam decides to update his look. Casey learns a family secret. Feeling like her family no longer needs her, Elsa seeks attention elsewhere.

star 7.65
903 votes
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Makin' Changes

#24 - Makin' Changes

Happy Endings Season 2 - Episode 12

Jane encourages Penny to find a man and then change him to suit her expectations. Alex stages an intervention to stop Dave from his obsession with V-neck shirts.

star 7.63
1334 votes
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Call Me When You Get There

#25 - Call Me When You Get There

The Goldbergs (2013) Season 1 - Episode 7

Barry neglects to follow his mother's most important rule about using the car after getting his driver's license.

star 7.63
1283 votes
I Love College

#26 - I Love College

Wedding Band Season 1 - Episode 2

When Mother of the Bride plays a wedding at ComiCon, Tommy’s performance draws the attention of sci-fi babe Alexa Jordan of the hit television series Nebutopia. When his confidence impresses two unpopular fan boys, they proposition Mother of the Bride to play a high-school party in hopes that the band will make them cool enough to lose their virginity before heading off to college.

star 7.61
174 votes
Conventions of Space and Time

#27 - Conventions of Space and Time

Community Season 4 - Episode 3

The study group goes to the annual Inspector Spacetime Convention; Annie enjoys the luxuries of the hotel; Jeff spends time with an Inspector Spacetime fan (Tricia Helfer) in the bar.

star 7.61
3103 votes
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A Human Female

#28 - A Human Female

Atypical Season 1 - Episode 2

When Sam learns his crush is already taken, dad Doug helps him woo her. A lost credit card sends Elsa back to the bar. Casey hears rumors about Evan.

star 7.59
996 votes
The Actor

#29 - The Actor

Flight of the Conchords Season 1 - Episode 11

Bret and Jemaine enlist a semi-professional actor to cheer Murray up after a disappointing gig. Asked to place a good-hearted rejection call, the actor gets carried away, offering Murray and the Conchords a recording deal that's too good to be true.

star 7.54
637 votes
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Reno Mounties

#30 - Reno Mounties

Reno 911! Season 4 - Episode 11

Jones and Garcia get transferred to mounted patrol, only to discover that not just anyone can dispense justice from horseback.

star 7.52
127 votes
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#31 - Interns

The Michael J. Fox Show Season 1 - Episode 5

Mike's efforts to get closer to Eve by helping her get an internship go awry when she seems to admire his nemesis; Ian decides to bring on an intern at his start-up.

star 7.50
542 votes
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Breakfast Burrito Club

#32 - Breakfast Burrito Club

The Crazy Ones Season 1 - Episode 4

Instead of trying to come up with ideas for a breakfast burrito ad campaign, the gang procrastinates.

star 7.49
1185 votes
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Children's Hospital: A Play in Three Acts

#33 - Children's Hospital: A Play in Three Acts

Childrens Hospital Season 3 - Episode 9

Childrens Hospital presents a very special episode that will take you back to simpler times, when ladies wore dresses, men wore top hats and clowns knew their place.

star 7.46
125 votes
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Christian Singles Mixer

#34 - Christian Singles Mixer

Reno 911! Season 4 - Episode 9

Kimball takes Clementine to her Christian Karaoke singles' mixer.

star 7.44
125 votes
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The Good Soil

#35 - The Good Soil

Reaper Season 2 - Episode 7

The devil wants Morgan and Sam to spend more time together; Sam tries to get Andi back.

star 7.43
662 votes
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The Benefit of the Mute Button

#36 - The Benefit of the Mute Button

Friends With Benefits Season 1 - Episode 2

Ben and Sarah choose to bring their physical relationship to a halt when Sarah begins dating a co-worker who she thinks might be boyfriend material. Elsewhere, Aaron takes his relationship with Riley more seriously than she does and shows up to meet her for what he believes to be a dinner date, but quickly realizes things aren't what they seem.

star 7.42
859 votes
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Magazine Profile

#37 - Magazine Profile

Superstore Season 1 - Episode 2

A reporter is supposed to be writing a piece on the store, but is more interested by Jonah. Meanwhile Garrett tries to avoid being photographed and Cheyenne asks her boyfriend to write a corporate jingle to pay for their upcoming baby's expenses.

star 7.42
2191 votes
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The Department Gets a Corporate Sponsor

#38 - The Department Gets a Corporate Sponsor

Reno 911! Season 4 - Episode 8

Hotty's Restaurants become the corporate sponsor for the Reno Sheriff's Department.

star 7.35
124 votes
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Body Talk

#39 - Body Talk

Suburgatory Season 2 - Episode 12

When Dallas learns part of her property is in East Chatswin, the country club kicks her out and Dalia must switch schools; Tessa becomes a producer on the Chatswin High TV show.

star 7.30
604 votes
D is for Debbie

#40 - D is for Debbie

A to Z Season 1 - Episode 4

When Zelda's aunt suddenly dies, she struggles with the decision to invite Andrew to the funeral. Andrew tries to support Zelda through her grieving process and has convinced himself that she wants him there, but is afraid to ask. Meanwhile, Stu and Stephie vie for the attention of a musician at the funeral and Big Bird looks to trim the fat at Wallflower in her own special way.

star 7.25
361 votes
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Some Friggin' Fat Dude

#41 - Some Friggin' Fat Dude

The Last Man on Earth Season 1 - Episode 6

The discovery of a fourth survivor further complicates things for Phil.

star 7.25
2646 votes
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Ghost Studz

#42 - Ghost Studz

Ghosted Season 1 - Episode 7

When a pair of smug actors, Chaz and Jared, from the ghost-hunting show "Ghost Studz," accidentally stumble upon real paranormal activity, Max and Leroy must go undercover on set at an abandoned mental hospital to save them. Leroy resents the "perks" the actors get with their fame, realizing he and Max will never enjoy the same benefits working in a top-secret bureau. Meanwhile, Barry demands some perks of his own.

star 7.22
699 votes
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Father-Daughter Dance

#43 - Father-Daughter Dance

Ben and Kate Season 1 - Episode 15

The siblings' dad Randy closes a business deal with Kate's help, leaving Ben feeling sidelined. Ben tries to upstage Kate by volunteering to organize the annual father-daughter dance at Maddie's school.

star 6.94
128 votes
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How to Fix Up Your Ex

#44 - How to Fix Up Your Ex

How to Live with Your Parents Season 1 - Episode 6

With Polly now happily dating, Natalie wants her dad to also have someone, and guilts Polly into helping Julian find a girl. Meanwhile, Elaine and Max, who have always been unapologetic about who they are, realize they have to make some changes for the sake of Natalie.

star 6.71
193 votes
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