The Best Episodes Directed by Michael Watkins

Mr. Kaplan: Conclusion (2)

#1 - Mr. Kaplan: Conclusion (2)

The Blacklist Season 4 - Episode 22

In the conclusion of the season finale, Red sets a risky plan in motion to save the Task Force and himself as Mr. Kaplan launches the final phase of her assault on his criminal empire. With the future of the Task Force in jeopardy, Liz confronts the biggest questions about her past.

star 8.23
5419 votes
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Berlin: Conclusion

#2 - Berlin: Conclusion

The Blacklist Season 1 - Episode 22

With the crashing of the mysterious prisoner transport plane, the city is on lock down as the authorities are on the hunt for all the escapees. Meanwhile, with Red in custody, Liz uses her power to get him out since he is their best chance at finding all the suspects. Elsewhere, their main objective is to track down Berlin, a prisoner on the plane who is somehow involved.

star 8.18
5722 votes
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Tom Connolly

#3 - Tom Connolly

The Blacklist Season 2 - Episode 22

Liz realizes she is being framed by The Cabal, forcing Red to use his connections to help her clear her name. As Cooper receives shocking news, Ressler, Samar, and Aram must decide who on the task force can still be trusted.

star 8.16
3990 votes
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The Decembrist

#4 - The Decembrist

The Blacklist Season 2 - Episode 8

Red’s motives for Berlin take a sudden turn when he learns Berlin was manipulated by the latest Blacklister to avenge Red. Red and Berlin travel to Moscow to track down a high ranking Russian official who they believe is responsible. Liz struggles to keep her secret from unraveling.

star 8.02
4707 votes
Allen

#5 - Allen

Prison Break Season 1 - Episode 2

Michael Scofield and Fernando Sucre (Amaury Nolasco) face a lockdown in order for the guards to search cells for contraband, where they're about to throw away a knife, but were stopped by Bellick (Wade Williams), who sends Sucre to SHU. Warden Pope (Stacy Keach) calls off the search for Michael's cell, but Bellick feels determined to, and sneaks into his cell when the prisoners are away, and finds the name "Allen Schweitzer". Bellick runs the name on the database, only to find no one matching it. Meanwhile, Sucre urges Stolte to let him call Maricruz (Camille Guaty), but is refused. Veronica (Robin Tunney) investigates who is framing Lincoln Burrows. She finds a tape, where she sees Lincoln shoot Terrence Steadman dead. Lincoln claims that he is being framed, stating the man was already dead and Lincoln never pulled the trigger. She attempts to talk to Crab Simmonds (Tab Baker), who didn't testify in his case, only to find out that he was killed of an apparent drug overdose. She is contacted by Leticia Barris (Adina Porter), Crab's girlfriend, but as they meet, she is spooked as Kellerman (Paul Adelstein) and Hale (Danny McCarthy) are watching. Back in Fox River, Michael attempts to get to a bolt from a bleacher belonging to T-Bag (Robert Knepper), but is stopped. He doesn't want Scofield on the bleacher unless he will join in the racist battle between the whites and blacks, but he declines. On his second attempt, T-Bag's gang take the bolt off him, so eventually, he decides to join in to get at the bolt. However, C-Note (Rockmond Dunbar) sees this, and when he confronts Scofield regarding the PUGNAc, he refuses to give the pills. Soon, everyone comes out of their cell for count, when the riot starts. Michael decides to get the bolt back from T-Bag's cellmate (Brian Hamman), and does so after a struggle. C-Note sees this and stabs the cellmate several times; the wounded man dies in Michael's arms. T-Bag believes Michael killed the cellmate, and plans to get ba

star 7.94
2135 votes
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Mr. Monk Goes to the Bank

#6 - Mr. Monk Goes to the Bank

Monk Season 6 - Episode 12

One of Monk's treasured possessions is stolen from a safety deposit box, and he'll go to any length to solve the case.

star 7.93
492 votes
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Dr. Adrian Shaw: Conclusion (2)

#7 - Dr. Adrian Shaw: Conclusion (2)

The Blacklist Season 4 - Episode 8

Red pressures Dr. Shaw to locate a former patient. Liz contemplates the implications of her ties to an increasingly desperate and dangerous Alexander Kirk. Mr. Kaplan comes to a critical realization about her future.

star 7.93
5985 votes
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Allen

#8 - Allen

Prison Break Season 1 - Episode 2

Michael seeks help of his fellow prison inhabitants to execute his escape plans.

star 7.92
2027 votes
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Cut Ties

#9 - Cut Ties

Justified Season 3 - Episode 2

The murder of a fellow marshal throws Raylan together with a former female colleague, and Art leaves the office to track down another angle of the case. Meanwhile, Boyd engineers a showdown with Dickie Bennett, despite Raylan's effort to prevent it.

star 7.91
2739 votes
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Luther Braxton: Conclusion

#10 - Luther Braxton: Conclusion

The Blacklist Season 2 - Episode 10

As chaos ensues at the Factory, leaving the fate of Red and the task force unknown, Cooper struggles to rescue his team from the detention facility. It’s a race against time to prevent Luther Braxton attaining confidential information.

star 7.83
3942 votes
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Esteban

#11 - Esteban

The Blacklist Season 4 - Episode 1

After Liz is abducted by a man claiming to be her father, Red sets out to find her at any cost. Meanwhile, the Task Force grapples with the shocking news that Liz is still alive.

star 7.80
6553 votes
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Things Not Seen

#12 - Things Not Seen

SEAL Team Season 2 - Episode 12

Bravo Team travels to Turkey to rescue a young American who voluntarily married an ISIS leader.

star 7.79
1105 votes
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Philomena

#13 - Philomena

The Blacklist Season 4 - Episode 18

The Task Force chases an artful bounty hunter employed to target Red's closest associates. Ressler faces a moral dilemma when he takes on a new assignment with a former colleague.

star 7.78
5362 votes
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The Spoil

#14 - The Spoil

Justified Season 2 - Episode 8

Raylan must protect a cunning coal executive who is out of her element when negotiating with the powerful Bennett clan.

star 7.78
3033 votes
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Abducted (1)

#15 - Abducted (1)

Body of Proof Season 3 - Episode 1

In the Season 3 premiere, it's months after Peter's death and Megan returns to work, only to learn she's been teamed with a detective with whom she has a past history. She, Det. Sullivan and his rookie partner are up against a serial killer who targets young war veterans. The stakes become higher after she gets a call from the killer and is told he's holding her teenage daughter, Lacey, hostage.

star 7.74
950 votes
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The Endling

#16 - The Endling

The Blacklist Season 5 - Episode 4

Liz and the Task Force hunt for an elusive criminal who will stop at nothing to destroy some of the world's most precious treasures. A surprise encounter leads a cash-strapped Red toward a new business opportunity. Tom takes action to investigate the bones in the suitcase.

star 7.74
4155 votes
Natalie Luca

#17 - Natalie Luca

The Blacklist Season 4 - Episode 12

The Task Force chases an elusive assassin who kills by imparting a fatal disease on her victims. Meanwhile, Red enlists Tom for an undercover operation inside his criminal organization.

star 7.73
5698 votes
Natural Born Wesen

#18 - Natural Born Wesen

Grimm Season 2 - Episode 14

The Wesen code of honor comes into question when Nick, Hank and Monroe discover a series of bank robberies with Wesen using true natures as their disguises. Meanwhile, Juliette finds herself tormented by faint, slowly returning memories that cause her to question her mental state.

star 7.71
3463 votes
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Hope

#19 - Hope

Criminal Minds Season 7 - Episode 8

It’s personal for Garcia when the BAU investigate the disappearance of a woman in her survivors’ support group whose daughter went missing seven years earlier.

star 7.66
2379 votes
Rolling Dark

#20 - Rolling Dark

SEAL Team Season 1 - Episode 9

Jason and the SEAL team must rescue a Russian scientist and his wife and bring them across the Afghanistan border to safety as Chinese and Russian Special Forces close in, intent on stopping them. Also, Clay endures his first day with Jason’s unit.

star 7.66
1750 votes
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The Vehm

#21 - The Vehm

The Blacklist Season 3 - Episode 12

When an associate of Red's is killed with a rare medieval device, Red realizes a lethal vigilante group from the Middle Ages has been resurrected; Liz considers her next move after receiving shocking news.

star 7.64
4897 votes
Gut Feeling

#22 - Gut Feeling

Grey's Anatomy Season 15 - Episode 3

Meredith works on a patient who happens to specialize in matchmaking, and a seemingly drunk patient pushes Richard's buttons and gives him a medical mystery to solve. Meanwhile, Maggie tries to reach Teddy after bearing the burden of her secret becomes overwhelming as she struggles with issues in her own personal life.

star 7.61
1290 votes
Mr. Monk and the Birds and the Bees

#23 - Mr. Monk and the Birds and the Bees

Monk Season 6 - Episode 5

Monk tries to prove a sports agent is guilty of murder while helping Natalie’s teenage daughter with her love life.

star 7.60
503 votes
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Dawn of the Med

#24 - Dawn of the Med

Royal Pains Season 4 - Episode 4

Hank & Evan's father Eddie makes his return to the Hamptons and schemes to bring his boys back together. Hank has a new patient who is participating in a zombie race for charity. Evan also has a new patient, a retired biochemist with a possibly sinister past.

star 7.58
406 votes
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Blind Spot

#25 - Blind Spot

Alphas Season 1 - Episode 9

The team finds themselves under siege by an undetectable Alpha when they bring in a potential Red Flag member for questioning.

star 7.57
3167 votes
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The Major

#26 - The Major

The Blacklist Season 2 - Episode 15

When Agent Keen is questioned in court as a suspect in the murder of the DC Harbormaster, her unusual relationship with Red and their task force falls under scrutiny. Meanwhile, Red enlists Cooper and Ressler to locate “The Major,” a dangerous former associate who is key in keeping Liz out of prison.

star 7.56
4211 votes
Promote This!

#27 - Promote This!

Law & Order Season 19 - Episode 18

Detectives Kevin Bernard (Anthony Anderson) and Cyrus Lupo (Jeremy Sisto) investigate the case of Oswaldo Morales (guest star Hector Javier Munoz), an illegal immigrant found unconscious but still alive on a service road. When the detectives find a possible link to Oswaldo's attack and nine recent bias-related incidents, they uncover a deep-seeded, dangerous bias against Hispanic men within the community.

star 7.54
140 votes
Mr. Monk and the Genius

#28 - Mr. Monk and the Genius

Monk Season 7 - Episode 2

Monk must match wits against a grandmaster chess player that he suspects of murder.

star 7.54
634 votes
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Big Whoop

#29 - Big Whoop

Royal Pains Season 2 - Episode 11

Hank and Emily care for a patient together but disagree on the course of treatment. Meanwhile, Evan concocts a cyber retaliation plan against Emily.

star 7.45
1060 votes
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No Ordinary Brother

#30 - No Ordinary Brother

No Ordinary Family Season 1 - Episode 12

Jim's wayward brother, Mike, makes a surprise visit to the Powell household and discovers the family has powers. But in an attempt to make some quick cash, he tries to convince JJ to using his abilities to win big by betting on the horses. Meanwhile, in a surprise twist, Katie is given a promotion at Global Tech by Human Resources VP Victoria Morrow (Rebecca Mader, "Lost"), who may be hiding a secret agenda, and Daphne is placed on the school's peer disciplinary committee and believes a student may have been wrongly accused of possessing drugs.

star 7.43
1923 votes
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Sorry Wrong Number

#31 - Sorry Wrong Number

Kidnapped Season 1 - Episode 3

At the insistence of Knapp and King the Cain's host their annual charity ball so that people won't figure out that Leopold has been kidnapped.

star 7.41
88 votes
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Life Interrupted

#32 - Life Interrupted

The 4400 Season 2 - Episode 7

Tom and Diana track down a man to a museum, and during the chase, Tom finds a mysterious lab that only he can see. Later at the office, Tom finds that all his 4400 case files are gone, and no one has ever heard of the 4400.

star 7.41
859 votes
But There's a Catch

#33 - But There's a Catch

Royal Pains Season 3 - Episode 2

Ken "Killer" Keller hosts a charity football tournament on his estate and invites Hank to play along. The contest gets fierce as Keller gets injured and Hank must put his competitive nature aside to treat him.

star 7.41
711 votes
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Vertigo

#34 - Vertigo

Royal Pains Season 5 - Episode 5

Hank continues to treat Don and becomes more involved in the lives of Don and Molly; Divya tends to a young conductor, whose passion for music may be harming his health; Evan confronts obstacles in his new political venture; and Paige sees a new side of Blythe.

star 7.40
494 votes
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Mr. Monk Gets Hypnotized

#35 - Mr. Monk Gets Hypnotized

Monk Season 7 - Episode 8

Monk agrees to undergo hypnotic therapy as treatment for his OCD and reverts to a different persona.

star 7.35
611 votes
Who's Your Daddy?

#36 - Who's Your Daddy?

Royal Pains Season 4 - Episode 10

With a Polo tournament in full swing in the Hamptons, HankMed's on hand to treat a Polo Team Owner who won't quit playing despite his condition. Also, Divya deals with the realities of dating and Evan frets about an impending meeting of the in-laws.

star 7.35
579 votes
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End Of Watch

#37 - End Of Watch

Numb3rs Season 3 - Episode 15

Don and the team reopen a cold case when a LAPD badge turns up at a construction site. When Charlie joins the investigation, they attempt to track down the owner of the badge, an officer who has been missing 17 years. Meanwhile, Alan is informed that he's being sued.

star 7.35
536 votes
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Cape May

#38 - Cape May

The Blacklist Season 3 - Episode 19

A mysterious beauty on the run from unknown assailants accidentally crosses paths with Reddington and enlists his help to fight back against her attackers.

star 7.34
5797 votes
Falling

#39 - Falling

Law & Order Season 19 - Episode 4

The detectives investigate the mystery of a falling construction crane in the city and that leads them to something much more sinister.

star 7.06
199 votes