The Best Episodes Directed by Mick Garris

The Fall of the House of Beauchamp

#1 - The Fall of the House of Beauchamp

Witches of East End Season 2 - Episode 10

Joanna is devastated by Tarkoff's actions; Dash's secrets begin to be revealed; Wendy and Joanna reconnect with their father.

star 7.88
503 votes
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Beauty

#2 - Beauty

Once Upon a Time (2011) Season 7 - Episode 4

It's Halloween in Hyperion Heights and Victoria forces Ivy to take Lucy trick-or-treating. Meanwhile, Tilly appears to be waking up from the curse and is intent on leading Weaver to the truth – but not if Victoria can help it. In a flashback, Rumple and Belle seek the answer to a prophecy that could cement their happy ending.

star 7.77
1089 votes
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The Stand

#3 - The Stand

The Stand Season 1 - Episode 4

The final confrontation between good and evil takes shape. Tom gathers information and tries to return to Boulder. With Mother Abigail gone and several members of the committee killed in an explosion, Stu, Larry, Glen and Ralph set off West as instructed. Nadine and Harold set off for Las Vegas but Randall Flagg has something special in store for both of them. Flagg's group starts to fall apart. Trashcan Man decides to set the biggest fire of his life.

star 7.71
358 votes
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The Plague

#4 - The Plague

The Stand Season 1 - Episode 1

When a deadly virus escapes from a government research facility, few prove to be immune to its effects. With symptoms similar to the flu, those who come into contact with it quickly die. One survivor is Stu Redmond, a gas station attendant from Texas, who suffers no ill effects whatsoever. Kept in a medical research facility in Vermont, doctors try to determine why he is still alive. Others that also survive include Frannie Goldsmith who lives with her dad; Nick Andros, a deaf-mute; a rock musician, Larry Underwood; and Lloyd Henreid, in jail for murder. Survivors begin to have dreams, either about an old African-American woman, Mother Abigail, or a much scarier evil man.

star 7.61
598 votes
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The Dreams

#5 - The Dreams

The Stand Season 1 - Episode 2

The plague has taken its toll and only those immune to the virus are alive. The forces of good and evil are slowly taking shape. Those that have been dreaming about Mother Abigail are slowly making their way towards her in Nebraska. Stu Redmond joins up with Frannie Goldsmith and others. When Nick Andros and the first of the travelers arrive, Mother Abigail tells them they will soon be moving further west, to Colorado. Randall Flagg is gathering his own forces as he releases Lloyd Henreid from jail. Through her dreams, he also recruits Nadine Cross, who had been traveling with Larry Underwood.

star 7.60
458 votes
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Secret Garden

#6 - Secret Garden

Once Upon a Time (2011) Season 7 - Episode 11

Eager to harness her burgeoning magical skills, Robin engages in a risky relationship with Mother Gothel. Meanwhile in Hyperion Heights, Roni and Kelly strike a deal with Eloise, desperate to save Lucy from her mysterious illness. But nothing comes without a price. As things finally come to a head between Victoria and Ivy, someone may have to pay with their life.

star 7.52
771 votes
Gamma Zeta Die!

#7 - Gamma Zeta Die!

Pretty Little Liars Season 4 - Episode 5

Spencer and Emily make plans to visit a nearby college, but they have very different agendas for their time spent on campus. Spencer's singular focus in figuring out Ali's apparent connection to the school contradicts Emily's real fears about her plans for after she graduates. And after a stinging attack by "A," Aria and her brother Mike don't see eye to eye regarding what's best for their parents. Meanwhile, Hanna becomes increasingly frantic when she makes another horrifying discovery among her mom's things, leading her to make a desperate move — with disastrous results.

star 7.50
943 votes
Part 1

#8 - Part 1

Bag of Bones Season 1 - Episode 1

Bag of Bones is the story of grief and lost love's enduring bonds, an innocent child caught in a terrible crossfire and a new love haunted by past secrets. Bestselling novelist Mike Noonan, played by Pierce Brosnan, is unable to stop grieving after the sudden death of his wife Jo. A dream inspires him to return to the couple's lakeside retreat in western Maine where he becomes involved in a custody battle between the daughter of an attractive young widow and the child's enormously wealthy grandfather, the mysterious ghostly visitations, the ever-escalating nightmares and the realization that his late wife still has something to tell him.

star 7.49
116 votes
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Part 2

#9 - Part 2

Bag of Bones Season 1 - Episode 2

Bag of Bones is the story of grief and lost love's enduring bonds, an innocent child caught in a terrible crossfire and a new love haunted by past secrets. Bestselling novelist Mike Noonan, played by Pierce Brosnan, is unable to stop grieving after the sudden death of his wife Jo. A dream inspires him to return to the couple's lakeside retreat in western Maine where he becomes involved in a custody battle between the daughter of an attractive young widow and the child's enormously wealthy grandfather, the mysterious ghostly visitations, the ever-escalating nightmares and the realization that his late wife still has something to tell him.

star 7.46
103 votes
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The Betrayal

#10 - The Betrayal

The Stand Season 1 - Episode 3

Hundreds are now in Boulder, Colorado with Mother Abigail but Randall Flagg has sent Nadine Cross to infiltrate the group. Unable to seduce Larry, she then sets her sights on Harold. But just as the citizens begin to organize their lives, Mother Abigail leaves Boulder. The residents do become concerned about what Randall Flagg, based in Las Vegas, may be up to and decide to send three people west to find out.

star 7.45
420 votes
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Polly Wants a Crack at Her

#11 - Polly Wants a Crack at Her

Happy Town Season 1 - Episode 3

An ominous fearsome hawk soars over Haplin's unsuspecting residents as the Thaw Fest celebration is about to start. Tommy must walk a precarious line when it comes to Friddle's murder, as a state investigator moves in to assist him. Andrew Haplin, still upset over girlfriend Georgia's assault, exacts revenge on who he believes to be the perpetrator -- pays for the consequences. Meanwhile Henley is a victim of a bizarre car accident, but a handsome stranger not only comes to her rescue, but lures her into a surprising, sensual relationship. And when Thaw Fest finally arrives, it comes with chilling and tragic consequences.

star 7.39
534 votes
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Mix Tape

#12 - Mix Tape

Dead of Summer Season 1 - Episode 3

The summer is off to a rough start for the counselors at Camp Stillwater and a night away in town is a much-needed break. Both Cricket and Jesse see the free time as an opportunity to make headway with their crushes, but when one of them goes a little too far the evening takes a dangerous turn. Stuck covering the campers while the rest are in town, Blair and Joel use movie night as a way to make their own romantic overtures. Meanwhile, flashbacks show why Cricket’s plans to attract Alex’s attention include insulting graffiti.

star 7.31
533 votes
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Life on Death Row

#13 - Life on Death Row

Amazing Stories Season 2 - Episode 7

An inmate is struck by lightning. He is given miraculous healing powers that spark a last-minute attempt to save him from the electric chair.

star 7.19
79 votes
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The Descent Into Hell Isn't Easy

#14 - The Descent Into Hell Isn't Easy

Shadowhunters Season 1 - Episode 2

With the knowledge that Valentine is alive and on the hunt for The Mortal Cup, the Institute is on high alert. Not wasting any time, Jace jumps into action and figures Clary’s memories are the key to finding Jocelyn and The Mortal Cup. Unfortunately, Clary’s memories were wiped leaving her without any recollection of this other life that could help her and the team. With only one other option remaining, Jace, Isabelle and a very reluctant Alec take Clary to the City of Bones to face the powerful Silent Brothers. Meanwhile, Luke continues his search for Clary, and Simon tries to come to terms with his best friend’s new life.

star 7.15
2420 votes
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Part 2

#15 - Part 2

The Shining Season 1 - Episode 2

Part 2 of three. Jack begins his slide into dementia when he uncovers the hotel's devious past, while Danny encounters the thing in room 217 and the horrific topiary.

star 7.08
53 votes
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Part 3

#16 - Part 3

The Shining Season 1 - Episode 3

Conclusion. Danny uses his "shining" to call Halloran (Melvin Van Peebles) for help as Jack finally goes over the edge. Stephen King has a cameo as Gage Creed.

star 7.02
50 votes
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Part 1

#17 - Part 1

The Shining Season 1 - Episode 1

Part 1 of three. Struggling writer Jack Torrance (Steven Weber) takes his wife (Rebecca De Mornay) and psychic young son (Courtland Mead) along to his winter job as caretaker of a sinister mountain resort. Jack's son has psychic abilities which come to the fore during their stay.

star 7.02
57 votes
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Chocolate

#18 - Chocolate

Masters of Horror Season 1 - Episode 5

Jamie, a newly divorced man who creates artificial flavours for the food industry, suddenly and inexplicably starts to experience brief and random flashes from someone - and somewhere - unknown: sight, sound, smell, touch. Learning that he's experiencing life through the senses of a mysterious woman, he begins to fall in love with her-without having met her. Eventually, he discovers a horrifying secret that binds him inexorably with the perfect woman in an erotic, horrifying dance of death.

star 6.17
189 votes
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Whirlpool

#19 - Whirlpool

Tales from the Crypt Season 6 - Episode 3

A comic artist for Tales From The Crypt finds herself trapped inside a repetitious nightmare world. Everyday she lives through the same horrible episodes. First her boss rejects her latest idea then fires her. She goes to her boss and shoots him only to be caught by the police and shot to death. In reality the whole thing turns out to be a comic and she really is his boss and he is her employee.

star 5.98
151 votes
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Valerie on the Stairs

#20 - Valerie on the Stairs

Masters of Horror Season 2 - Episode 8

Rob Hanisee is a writer that has a strange apparition. Beautiful, naked and mysterious, Valerie might be the muse that Rob has always searched for - or the manifestation of a much darker force. Blood and death follow Rob across the line between life and art.

star 5.74
117 votes
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