The Best Episodes Directed by Mike Vejar
#1 - Operation: Silent Night
Magnum, P.I. Season 4 - Episode 10
It is Christmas Eve, and T.C. is flying Rick to judge a beauty pageant, Thomas to play Santa Claus at a charity event, and Higgins to deliver a payroll to some of Robin Master’s workers, before he goes home to spend Christmas with his family in New Orleans. But the helicopter suddenly develops problems and they are forced to make an emergency landing on nearby deserted Frenchman’s Island. The remote isle is used by the Navy for shelling manoeuvres – and as the foursome try to find a way to safely make it off of the island, hopefully in time for Christmas, a Naval Captain, unaware of their presence, is hell-bent on upping his ship’s target practice scores, and a shelling on the island is imminent...
#3 - No More Mr. Nice Guy
Magnum, P.I. Season 4 - Episode 13
Thomas is forced to forgo his much-anticipated trip to the Army-Navy game and a reunion with his 1967 championship teammates when Rick, T.C., and Higgins guilt him into remaining in Hawaii and helping Carol save her career by nabbing one of the largest drug distributors in the islands.
#5 - All for One (1)
Magnum, P.I. Season 5 - Episode 15
First in a two-part story. Tyler McKinney, an old commando acquaintance, asks Thomas, Rick and T.C. to help him rescue a buddy who is held prisoner after being captured in Chong Ker, Cambodia. The three have no reason to like or trust McKinney after he involved them in a dubious mission in Vietnam, but individually they all eventually agree to help him on the mission. They head off to Cambodia, with the unexpected accompaniment of Higgins, but the mission has dangerous consequences in store for Rick...
#6 - No Surrender, No Retreat
Babylon 5 Season 4 - Episode 15
With Clark having killed 10,000 unarmed refugees, Sheridan once again mobilizes for war. The first target is Proxima 3, which is being bombed into submission. At the same time, Londo tries to get G'Kar to partake in a joint Centauri/Narn statement in support of the war against Clark.
#8 - War Without End (1)
Babylon 5 Season 3 - Episode 16
Ivanova gets a distress call from herself pleading for help as the Shadows destroy Babylon 5. It is dated eight days into the future. At the same time, on Minbar, Sinclair is given a nine-hundred-year-old letter from Valen, telling him that a drastic action must be taken to prevent that future.
#10 - The Secret of Parker House
MacGyver Season 4 - Episode 1
MacGyver accompanies his friend Penny Parker to an old house she has inherited from her Aunt Betty, who mysteriously died 30 years before. When strange things start happening, Penny is sure that the house is haunted. However, MacGyver tries to convince her that there's no such thing as ghosts, but then he starts witnessing the strange events, too.
#16 - Deus Ex Machina
Jeremiah Season 2 - Episode 4
Markus convenes a meeting at Thunder Mountain in attempt to finally form the Alliance. Some members have yet to arrive and Kurdy, now officially broken from his partnership with Jeremiah, is assigned Trent to accompany him rather than his choice of Smith. On the road they are ambushed and taken prisoner when Smith arrives alone and mysteriously beats the captors and frees Kurdy and the others. Jeremiah talks to Markus about Lee Chen following Chen's pleas and agress to let him stay but not as head of security since his betrayal which he describes as straddling the line between protecting Valhalla Sector/Jeremiah and Thunder Mountain. A power from the east coast, a mysterious "dictator" named Daniel, sends a representative to the meting as it is slipping from Markus' control, but Theo finally speaks up arguing for the power of ideas rather than the man in throwing her support behind Thunder Mountain which many of the representatives agree to as well.
#18 - Strictly Business
MacGyver Season 6 - Episode 19
After enlisting MacGyver's help in saving his sister (from a previous episode), Murdoc wants to come out of retirement, but his former employers at Homicide International request that he take out MacGyver as a demonstration of his sincere desire to rejoin them. Knowing that MacGyver is the only contract that he failed to execute, Murdocs agrees to "clear" his otherwise perfect record. MacGyver, returning home one night, finds Murdoc waiting for him at his dinner table- with dinner waiting. Murdoc sets MacGyver up for execution and forces MacGyver to admit defeat to him- or be killed via cyanide. After that, Murdoc warns MacGyver of his intention to kill him and then leaves. MacGyver knows the professional killer is not bluffing- and he knows he will use anybody and do anything to get to him...
#20 - Interregnum (1)
Jeremiah Season 2 - Episode 14
Mister Smith shows Jeremiah and Kurdy a refuge for children who will need protection if war comes, which seems inevitable as Daniel's forces surround Thunder Mountain. The key to victory may lie in the revelation of secrets. (Part 1 of 2)
#21 - Year Of Hell (2)
Star Trek: Voyager Season 4 - Episode 9
Stardate: 51425.4 - With most of the crew having abandoned Voyager and only a skeleton crew remaining, the crew realize that to stop the Krenim ship from altering history any further, they need allies. They soon realize that the price of history is higher than any of them could have possibly imagined.
#24 - The Changing Face of Evil
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Season 7 - Episode 20
Stardate: Unknown Worf and Ezri return safely to Deep Space Nine. The Breen launch an attack on Federation Headquarters, while Damar secretly forms plans to free Cardassia from Dominion rule. Sisko is informed that the Breen have launched an attack against the only foothold the Federation has in Dominion territory. Kai Winn and Gul Dukat try to find a way of releasing the Pah-wraiths from the Fire Caves on Bajor.
#25 - Tacking Into the Wind
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Season 7 - Episode 22
Stardate: Unknown Bashir works around the clock to find a cure for the Founder's disease. Kira makes plans to steal Breen technology that would make the Federation ships immune to Breen/Dominion weaponry. Damar learns that his family was killed by the Dominion. Worf challenges Gowron's corrupt leadership of the Klingon Empire, which results in Gowron's death. Bashir and O'Brien plot to capture a member of Section 31 who may hold the cure for Odo's illness.
#27 - The Stringer
MacGyver Season 7 - Episode 13
While working with Chinese dissidents to expose illegal labor camps, MacGyver gets unexpected help from a young photojournalist who claims to be his son!
#28 - Flesh and Blood (1)
Star Trek: Voyager Season 7 - Episode 9
Stardate: 54337.5 - The crew of Voyager find a Hirogen training facility, and discover that the hologram technology they gave the Hirogen several months ago was modified to the point where the Holograms are smarter and more cunning than their hunters. The Doctor is abducted by a band of holograms that escaped from the Hirogen facility and is asked to join them in forging a new life as independent 'photonic beings'. The crew of Voyager must ally themselves with the Hirogen to find the Doctor and re-capture the renegade Holograms. After a confrontation with the holograms' ship, Voyager is disabled and B'Elanna is abducted, with the Doctor's help, to aid the Holograms in their plight.
#30 - Pathfinder
Star Trek: Voyager Season 6 - Episode 10
An obsessed Barclay tries to find a way to communicate with the starship Voyager with the use of an artificially generated micro-wormhole. He becomes so involved that he needs the help of Counsellor Troi to keep his grip on reality.
#32 - Borderline
Walker, Texas Ranger Season 1 - Episode 2
Walker must help Alex when she is stalked by an ex-convict whom she convicted back in the day.
#33 - The Face of the Enemy
Babylon 5 Season 4 - Episode 17
After arranging for the arrest of Sheridan's father, Garibaldi gives his former commander the news, and urges him to come to Mars to arrange a rescue operation. But Garibaldi drugs Sheridan as soon as he gets there, and hands him over to Clark's forces. Finally, Edgars reveals his plans to Garibaldi.
#34 - Racing the Night
Crusade Season 1 - Episode 9
On a world that appears to be dead, the Excalibur discovers equations for propulsion, energy creation, alloy-making -- almost everything but medical technology. Capt. Matthew Gideon is as concerned for a cure as Max Eilerson is ecstatic about their discoveries. Dr. Sarah Chambers, however is more worried at the possibilities suggested by her discoveries: dozens of flakes of DNA from several dozen different alien races from over the past 50 years -- yet no one has announced they discovered the planet before now.Dureena Nafeel, in her separate explorations, has also discovered something disturbing: an apparent cache of globes.When another discovers the eviscerated body of a crewman, and the landing party is attacked, Capt. Gideon immediately leads the attacker away. After a death-defying chase, he manages to escape with Galen's help.Yet the technomage's help may best be applied in a different way. Using an homunculus spell, Galen decides to discover how the crewman was killed -- and why.
#35 - Rocks and Shoals
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Season 6 - Episode 2
Stardate: 51107.2 The damaged Jem'Hadar ship captained by Sisko crashes on a planet. Dax is seriously injured, but kept alive by Dr. Bashir. A group of Jem'Hadar who also crashed on the ship finds them, and takes them to their injured Vorta leader, who has a proposition for Sisko he may not be able to refuse.
#36 - Honor Thy Brother
Tales of the Gold Monkey Season 1 - Episode 9
Jake is followed by the brother of a Japanese pilot he shot down while he was still a Flying Tiger in China, and Corky struggles to avoid a prearranged marriage.
#37 - The Geometry of Shadows
Babylon 5 Season 2 - Episode 3
A mysterious group known as ""techno-mages"" take up temporary residence at Babylon 5 and Londo is very eager to get an audience with them. Meanwhile the Drazi cause problems for the newly promoted Commander Ivanova with their rather unusual election process.
#39 - The Void
Star Trek: Voyager Season 7 - Episode 15
Stardate: 54553.4 - Voyager is pulled into an empty layer of subspace where ships are forced to attack each other and steal supplies for survival. Voyager's only hope for survival lies in forming alliances with other ships who wish to escape 'the Void'.
#41 - All for One (2)
Magnum, P.I. Season 5 - Episode 16
Conclusion of this two-part story. Magnum, Tyler and Higgins are held prisoner by the Vietnamese Major that has a reign of terror over Chong Ker. As Rick lays recovering from his wounds, T.C. works with a local he's befriended trying to repair an old helicopter for their escape, but it becomes apparent that Tyler has been deceitful about the true nature of the mission...
#42 - Blood and Honor
Magnum, P.I. Season 6 - Episode 10
Magnum is called back to Naval service by Admiral Hawkes, who has reason to suspect that there is a security leak at his Naval base that is leaking coded information, but can’t ask any of his personnel to investigate for any one of them could be the “mole” behind the breach. He needs Magnum to root out the mole and plug the leak within three days, when he is due to receive some important submarine manuals written in code, which could be potentially very dangerous if they got into the wrong hands. Thomas’ prime suspect is the fiancée of the Admiral’s son, but when some stolen classified information is planted in his car, he himself accused of espionage...
#44 - Stratagem
Star Trek: Enterprise Season 3 - Episode 14
Archer finds himself face-to-face with Degra, the designer of the Xindi superweapon, and tries to get him to reveal its location.
#45 - Ultra Woman
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman Season 3 - Episode 7
The Newtrich sisters want to hit Superman with a ""Red Kryptonite"" beam (the kryptonite from the episode Individual Responsabilty). But instead of make Superman apathetic, the beam transferred his powers to Lois. Now, she needs a secret identity...to do Superman's job. After a while, Clark begins to feel upset because he has no powers anymore. Perry's wife Alice leaves him. When Lois feels what is to be a super-hero, she realizes that she loves Clark even more and proposes to him.
#46 - Empok Nor
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Season 5 - Episode 24
Stardate: Unknown In order to repair the damaged Deep Space Nine, O'Brien assembles a team to salvage parts from the abandoned Empok Nor. However, their presence sets off an old booby trap that will put all of their lives in danger.
#49 - Purgatory
Third Watch Season 5 - Episode 18
Distraught over losing an appeal to her suspension, Sasha gets into a car accident that claims the life of a young child; Sully and Ty take the L.S.A.T.; tensions flare between the cops and the firefighters when Maritza goes after J.D., the newbie firefighter, who turns out to be an ex-cop who ratted out Maritza's former partner for stealing drug money; Faith and Fred are still at odds over her return to work; Walsh is promoted to lieutenant; Ty watches over a devastated Sasha, who's racked with guilt over the car accident, Doc's shooting spree, and the events surrounding the deaths of Tanzi and Nardo; J.D. gives Faith and Bosco important evidence he discovered as he put out the fire resulting from Sasha's car accident, which leads the cops to uncovering the basis for the accident and exonerating Sasha.
#50 - Tsunkatse
Star Trek: Voyager Season 6 - Episode 15
Seven of Nine is forced into a competition for her life known as 'Tsunkatse,' when she and Tuvok are abducted from the Delta Flyer. If she refuses to fight, Tuvok will be refused the medical aid he needs to keep him from dying from the injuries he sustained from the crash.
#51 - Civilization
Star Trek: Enterprise Season 1 - Episode 9
Captain Archer and the crew discover a fully inhabited, civilized though less advanced Earth-like planet. Disguised to look like its inhabitants, they pay the planet an exploratory visit where they learn that a pernicious illness is afflicting the local population. As Archer seeks to help them find the malady's source, he finds himself in a close encounter with a comely female alien.
#52 - Eye of Osiris
MacGyver Season 6 - Episode 14
Mac helps out on an archelogical dig for Alexander the Great's tomb. But the expedition seems to be followed by bad luck. Several incidents nearly causes a shut-down. Then Mac finds clues leading to Alex's tomb. Unfortunally, the accidents are not coincidental, and they meet a very vengeful man who traps them inside the grave...
#53 - Friendship One
Star Trek: Voyager Season 7 - Episode 21
Stardate: 54775.4 - With regular communications to the Alpha Quadrant established, Starfleet send a mission to Voyager: retrieve a 21st Century probe sent from Earth called 'Friendship One.' However, the probe has been modified by a Delta Quadrant species, and the changes may not have been for the better.
#54 - Latent Image
Star Trek: Voyager Season 5 - Episode 11
The Doctor discovers that his short-term memory has been altered with some events being deleted, so he launches an investigation into whom or what could be responsible. When he sets a trap and the culprit is caught, he is shocked at who it is and why they're doing it.
#56 - The Catwalk
Star Trek: Enterprise Season 2 - Episode 12
When a lethal neutronic storm approaches faster than Enterprise can escape, the crew take shelter in the maintenance shafts inside the warp nacelles. They also provide refuge to a group of aliens, who aren't exactly honest about themselves.
#57 - Convictions
Babylon 5 Season 3 - Episode 2
A bomber is loose on Babylon 5; setting of bombs with seemingly no pattern. G'Kar blames the Centauri, Londo blames the Narn - and in it all, Lennier is critically injured. At the same time a group of monks request permission to live on the station.
#58 - The Path of Sorrows
Crusade Season 1 - Episode 4
"Enter freely through the Path of Sorrows." A simple directive, but one which stymied Excalibur's scientists until Galen suddenly realized what was being asked. After upsetting Dureena, Galen used her tears to open the way to a mysterious globe. Inside the globe, barely seen, was a reptilian alien with a sad face.The globe has been transferred back up to the Excalibur for study. Capt. Gideon was angered that someone had abandoned the globe and its occupant. Lt. Matheson was more concerned that the englobed alien might be forcibly imprisoned. Galen brushed aside all concerns, intimating a connection to a random universe. Gideon was later compelled to actually talk to the alien and spoke of the EAS Cerebus, his life afterwards, and a curious item called 'the Apocalypse Box!
#59 - Valiant
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Season 6 - Episode 22
Stardate: Unknown Nog and Jake are rescued by the U.S.S. Valiant when their ship is attacked by the Dominion while on their way to Ferenginar. The crew of the Valiant consists of the Starfleet Cadet corps known as 'Red Squad,' an elite band of cadets, after the main crew were killed when the Dominion War broke out. They decide to complete their mission, which Jake sees as suicide.
#61 - Shadows of P'Jem
Star Trek: Enterprise Season 1 - Episode 15
Archer and the crew are disappointed to discover that T'Pol has been ordered by the Vulcan High Command to leave Enterprise -and equally frustrated at her seeming indifference to leaving their ranks. T'Pol's last mission as a Starfleet officer, however, proves eventful when she and Archer are kidnapped by a militant faction on an alien planet. However, aid comes to them in the form of the Andorians: their leader, Shran, still owes Archer a debt (from the events of "The Andorian Incident"). It turns out the Vulcans are covertly backing the ruling faction on the planet, while the Andorians are aiding the freedom fighters. With the help of the Andorians, Malcolm and Trip rescue Archer and T'Pol over the objections of the local Vulcan ship, and Shran considers his debt to Archer repaid.
#62 - Marauders
Star Trek: Enterprise Season 2 - Episode 6
In need of fuel, the Enterprise arrives at a Quonset mining colony for deuterium supplies. They discover that Klingons are forcing the colonists to give up all their deuterium. Archer and the rest of the crew work to train the colonists so they can fight back against the Klingons.
#63 - Unknown Soldier
JAG Season 10 - Episode 20
Gen. Cresswell's brother believes that remains found of a Vietnamese soldier are those of a helicopter pilot who saved his life during the war. Vukovic and Graves end up going to South Vietnam in search of a relative of the man's for a a DNA match.
#64 - Good Knight MacGyver (1)
MacGyver Season 7 - Episode 7
A genealogy investigation and a knock on the head takes Mac back to King Arthur's court, where he must use his knowledge to prove Merlin innocent of harming the King, find the fair Cecilia and foil Morgana's attempt to take over the throne.
#66 - Repentance
Star Trek: Voyager Season 7 - Episode 13
Voyager is placed in an ethical dilemma when they encounter a damaged transport ship carrying prisoners. It is revealed that some of the prisoners are being jailed because of their species, and the social misconceptions surrounding them.
#70 - Unexpected
Star Trek: Enterprise Season 1 - Episode 5
When Trip is dispatched to assist an alien ship with its power source problems, he is delighted to have a friendly encounter with one of the ship's female engineers. But after discovering that their special moment has resulted in his becoming pregnant, he realizes he's had an unwitting experience with alien sex. Archer and his crew must then try and return the rapidly growing alien baby to its mother.
#72 - A Means to an End
Jeremiah Season 1 - Episode 18
Markus's position as Thunder Mountain's leader is challenged by brothers who are threatened by the decision to introduce outside community leaders to the secret headquarters.
#73 - End Run
Walker, Texas Ranger Season 2 - Episode 5
Walker and Trivette are assigned to escort Cat, a woman who is to testify against a gang leader, Trigger James, safely to her destination. However, the group is seperated, and by the time Trivette and Cat reach said destination, they've got a nasty surprise awaiting them...
#77 - 'Twas the Night Before Mxymas
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman Season 4 - Episode 11
The annual Daily Planet Christmas Party is underway, and everyone but Lois is in the spirit of the season. Perry has bought a gigantic tree, Jimmy is showing off his new girlfriend, and the Kents have finished their Christmas shopping. Clark tries to get his wife to embrace the Christmas spirit but is sidetracked by a couple superhero rescues he must perform. He is on his way back to the party when he meets Mister Mxyzpltlk, a imp from the fifth dimension. Mxyzplitlk has plans for this planet and starts a time loop that soon has the whole world on the brink of chaos. Only Clark knows what is going on, and he must find a way to get Lois out of her funk so that she can help him break the time loop and restore hope on this Christmas Eve.
#79 - The Needs of Earth
Crusade Season 1 - Episode 11
The Excalibur receives an important message from the Rangers: an alien race, the Moradi, are searching for a criminal they cannot retrieve easily. Hoping to gain knowledge that will help the Excalibur avoid several years of searching, Capt. Matthew Gideon agrees to find the criminal Natchok Var, who has stolen several datacrystals filled with important information.But there are several hitches to Gideon's plan. Natchok Var has been captured by bounty hunters based on Praxis 9. Praxis 9 is a planet with a poisonous atmosphere. Since the Excalibur will be going into an area not pledged to the ISA, the Alliance will disavow any knowledge of the Excalibur or her crew if they are discovered.Dureena Nafeel has been there before and knows Praxis 9 well enough to sneak Gideon and herself into the main dome. But there's something more about Praxis that Dureena knows -- something she dares not discuss with anyone. And Dureena isn't the only person who isn't telling everything...
#81 - Meditations on the Abyss
Babylon 5 Season 5 - Episode 14
Delenn reassigns Lennier to a Ranger training mission on the border of Centauri space, hoping he can find some proof regarding the Centauri involvement in the shipping line attacks. Vir undergoes some dramatic changes when he learns that he is the new Centauri ambassador to Babylon 5.
#83 - Good Knight MacGyver (2)
MacGyver Season 7 - Episode 8
A genealogy investigation and a knock on the head takes Mac back to King Arthur's court, where he must use his knowledge to prove Merlin innocent of harming the King, find the fair Cecilia and foil Morgana's attempt to take over the throne.
#84 - The Long Road
Crusade Season 1 - Episode 2
The Medusa has been stationed around Regula 4, supporting miners who seek a mineral which extends human life by fifteen years. It seemed a simple job, as the colonists are the descendants of people who subscribed to a Back-to-Nature belief; they should have posed no problem for the technologically superior Medusa. But the Medusa has encountered problems: a series of incidents that verge on terrorism. The Excalibur has been called in to investigate. Capt. Gideon considers Medusa's captain to be drunk or worse, for among his complaints are attacks by a golden dragon! But despite Galen's disbelief, Gideon has agreed to check in on these problems. It takes only a few hours planetside for Gideon to discover both the source for Galen's amusement and the Medusa's concern. There is a Technomage present: an old friend of Galen's named Alwyn. From him, Gideon learns that there are considerable problems caused by Medusa, not the least being a strip-mining of the land. Protests have been laugh
#86 - The Battle of Tommy Giordano
MacGyver Season 4 - Episode 11
When a kid is kidnapped by his estranged father, MacGyver tries to help the mother, a Phoenix employee, to rescue the boy. But the father is the son of an aging organized crime kingpin whose control is being threatened by subordinates.
#87 - Deloris Demands
7 Days Season 3 - Episode 6
Parker ignores phone calls from someone claiming to be an old girlfriend, Deloris, until she carries out her threat to paralyze the nation's air traffic control system.
#89 - Scoop
Viper Season 1 - Episode 10
Joe teams with a police detective--a suspected vigilante--to find the culprit behind the murder of Outfit thugs.
#90 - Veteran
The Incredible Hulk Season 5 - Episode 3
A disturbed man is plotting to assassinate a politician who was once a Vietnam war hero. So when David discovers evidence of the plot, he must warn the authorities before it is too late--even if it means risking his freedom.
#91 - Playing God
The Dead Zone Season 2 - Episode 11
A wild old high school friend, Jason, comes to see Johnny seeking a vision of the future as he will be dying of a heart condition. Johnny sees him receiving a successful heart transplant and gives him the good news, but later gets a vision of Jason's sister Kate being killed in a driving accident and becoming the donor. Johnny later gets a vision of the other driver's license plate while Jason takes a turn for the worse, then sees a vision of him and Kate arguing which leads to her going out and getting in the accident. Johnny soon realizes even if he saves Kate and gets Jason a heart through Purdy's connections, someone else who would have received the heart will die. Johnny tracks down the drunk driver, Patrick Hanchin, and confronts him, but sees that even if Johnny stops him from killing Kate, he'll hit a school bus. Trapped in a web of fate where anything he does will make things worse, Johnny ends up provoking a fight with Kate and she dies and Jason lives, as he foresaw . . . but Jason learns from the experience.
#92 - Parker.com
7 Days Season 2 - Episode 3
When a supercomputer with artificial intelligence deactivates the U.S. nuclear weapons systems, Parker must take advantage of its infatuation with him.
#93 - Buried Alive
7 Days Season 2 - Episode 12
Parker Backsteps to prevent a mine shaft from exploding and killing thousands of people, including a nearby military base. However, things go awry when the Sphere materializes deep within the Earth and the Backstep team have no idea where Frank is or what he was sent back to avert.
#94 - Playmates and Presidents
7 Days Season 2 - Episode 22
Parker is ordered to Backstep in order to prevent a Presidential candidate from being assassinated. His mission is a success and the Governor asks him to join his campaign team, but Frank soon discovers the Governor has psychological issues and his daughter is trying to get the evidence to the public.
#97 - Headhunter
Quincy, M.E. Season 6 - Episode 10
When the body of an airline stewardess is found with her stomach cut open, Quincy's investigation runs into interference from Internal Affairs, who is certain that a well respected police officer is involved in the drug smuggling operation.