The Best Episodes Directed by Neema Barnette

Rush to Judgment

#1 - Rush to Judgment

7th Heaven Season 2 - Episode 12

Eric and Annie try not suspecting the worst when they discover money missing from the church treasury and all the evidence points to Lou, the church treasurer. Later, they all find out it is for his disabled son who was kicked out of his home and needs to find a new one. Believing that Coach Koper has more than basketball on his mind where Mary's concerned, Matt and Lucy risk alienating their sister to discover the truth. Also, Simon lets the game of golf overwhelm his life and ends up breaking a lot of things.

star 8.22
68 votes
A Rumor of Peace

#2 - A Rumor of Peace

China Beach Season 3 - Episode 15

China Beach reacts to the rumors of peace floated by Beckett and Frankie during their pirate radio broadcast.

star 8.17
6 votes
ISSUE #108: You Won't Like Him When He's Angry

#3 - ISSUE #108: You Won't Like Him When He's Angry

Raising Dion Season 1 - Episode 8

Nicole puts everything on the line to rescue Dion from Suzanne and BIONA. Later, Charlotte uncovers a terrifying truth.

star 8.14
445 votes
Shanda's Song

#4 - Shanda's Song

Diagnosis Murder Season 1 - Episode 8

Dr. Sloan treats a famous singer,then takes her into his home as a homicidal closes in.

star 8.02
112 votes
Rojo Profundo

#5 - Rojo Profundo

Bosch Season 4 - Episode 9

The protest looming, Billets strikes a deal with the activists. Irving realizes that old friends are new enemies. Crate and Barrel solve the case of their careers. As the Task Force scrambles to salvage their investigation, Bosch finds himself in the depths of underground Los Angeles.

star 7.99
874 votes
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It's Apparent to Everyone

#6 - It's Apparent to Everyone

The Cosby Show Season 8 - Episode 6

Winnie and Nelson drive Cliff and Clair crazy while Elvin and Sondra wait to move into their new house.

star 7.84
140 votes
Resting Witch Face

#7 - Resting Witch Face

Midnight, Texas Season 2 - Episode 7

In the wake of tragedy, Manfred vows revenge. Joe squares off against a former ally to save his husband. Fiji spends a night on the town. Kai gives Patience an ultimatum.

star 7.81
622 votes
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ISSUE #107: Why So Vomity?

#8 - ISSUE #107: Why So Vomity?

Raising Dion Season 1 - Episode 7

When Dion is taken to the hospital with a mysterious ailment, Nicole and Pat worry his powers may be discovered.

star 7.80
448 votes
The Fundamental Things Apply

#9 - The Fundamental Things Apply

Gilmore Girls Season 4 - Episode 5

Rory accepts a classmate's invitation to go out on her first date since breaking up with Jess, while her roomates engage in a war of wills. Lorelai invites Luke over to share the traditional Gilmore movie night she used to have with Rory, although she is somewhat disturbed after discovering that the designer she just hired to decorate the inn used to work for Emily.

star 7.78
1076 votes
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Clamorous Night

#10 - Clamorous Night

Blindspot Season 3 - Episode 18

The team faces a deadly threat; Roman's allegiances are tested.

star 7.74
2014 votes
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The Space Between the Stars

#11 - The Space Between the Stars

Bosch Season 5 - Episode 6

Bonner has a breakthrough in the Borders case. Christina Henry gets closer to uncovering police misconduct. Bosch realizes not everything with the Borders investigation was as it appeared. Edgar and Bosch get more than they bargained for in a return trip to the Garcia Clinic.

star 7.74
700 votes
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Dead in the Water

#12 - Dead in the Water

Diagnosis Murder Season 6 - Episode 11

Jesse's car breaks down while he and Susan are on their way to a fun-filled vacation in Carmel. The two are stranded in a small town where Susan spies a supposedly long dead beau, Greg. They eventually discover that he faked his death in order to plunder a shipwrecked vessel undetected. The townsfolk, all in on the scheme, murder Greg and pin the blame on Jesse and Susan.

star 7.68
38 votes
Soldier Boy

#13 - Soldier Boy

A Different World Season 3 - Episode 22

Col. Taylor is the guest of honor at a campus roast. Frank Benning, a man from his first platoon in Vietnam, comes in to serve as the surprise guest speaker. Col. Taylor feels very uncomfortable; he believes that he committed an error on the battlefield that cost Frank his leg. Frank tells a different version of events in his speech. He insists that Col. Taylor is a great leader whose bravery saved everyone's lives. Ron tries to organize the dinner while fretting about the impending selection of the ROTC's Cadet of the Year award. Dwayne bets Whitley that she cannot go a full day without flirting.

star 7.67
6 votes
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The Book of Resistance: Chapter Three: The Battle of Franklin Terrace

#14 - The Book of Resistance: Chapter Three: The Battle of Franklin Terrace

Black Lightning Season 3 - Episode 8

Black Lightning goes up against the ASA. Meanwhile, Tobias continues to manipulate Lynn.

star 7.66
454 votes
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The Return of the Clairettes

#15 - The Return of the Clairettes

The Cosby Show Season 7 - Episode 19

An old friend of Clair visits, along with her husband. Rudy prepares for her first date.

star 7.62
169 votes
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Here's to Old Friends

#16 - Here's to Old Friends

A Different World Season 3 - Episode 12

Dwayne's old friend Milt comes for a visit. He believes that Hillman is holding Dwayne back, and encourages him to transfer to the University of Pennsylvania. Milt also recommends that Dwayne distance himself from "dead weight" like Ron. Dwayne considers his friend's words, until a talk with Whitley helps remind him of Ron's good qualities and the feeling of family that Hillman holds for its students. He defends the school's academic reputation to Milt. Col. Taylor and Mr. Gaines attend a reunion for U.S. servicemen. Col. Taylor tries to start a romance with a nurse he knew in Vietnam, only to discover that she is a complete mess.

star 7.60
5 votes
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The Cash Isn't Always Greener

#17 - The Cash Isn't Always Greener

A Different World Season 4 - Episode 18

Dwayne receives an incredible job offer from Kinishewa. Although Whitley and Ron insist that he should jump at the offer, Dwayne is torn between the job and grad school. He finally accepts, only to change his mind after his words of wisdom dissuade Terrence from dropping out of school. He decides to attend grad school and keep teaching, as he believes the job will always be available if he needs it. Jaleesa's visiting sister, a homemaker who is bored with her life, marvels at her independence. She wishes to emulate her, and Jaleesa must convince her that she can go back to school without leaving her husband.

star 7.60
5 votes
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If It Ain't Rough, It Ain't Right

#18 - If It Ain't Rough, It Ain't Right

Marvel's Luke Cage Season 2 - Episode 8

While Shades, Mariah and Misty come to terms with the previous night's events, Bushmaster searches for a way to boost his strength.

star 7.54
1268 votes
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Chapter Ninety-Five

#19 - Chapter Ninety-Five

Jane the Virgin Season 5 - Episode 14

When Lina comes to town, Jane is excited to see her until Lina asks her for a favor. Rafael begins to work with Petra again but old tensions create new problems between them. Rogelio creates a plan to pressure the network to pick-up his pilot. Meanwhile, Jane and Rafael have been looking for a solution to one of their problems and think Alba just might be the answer.

star 7.51
227 votes
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How Great Thou Art

#20 - How Great Thou Art

A Different World Season 4 - Episode 19

Whitley gets a job as an assistant art buyer for E.H. Wright Industries. She attends an auction in Washington, D.C. as an observer. When her boss steps out to take a phone call, Whitley disobeys her wishes by bidding on a painting from a promising young artist. Whitley fears that she will lose her job, but the painting turns out to be a great investment. Although her boss disagrees with her tactics, she applauds Whitley's intuition and enthusiasm. Freddie's new philosophical radio call-in show fails to attract interest because no one has any idea what she is talking about. She becomes a big hit after she assumes the persona of Jamaican-born "Mother Eartha" and distributes advice to her listeners.

star 7.40
5 votes
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Theo's Final Final

#21 - Theo's Final Final

The Cosby Show Season 7 - Episode 14

Theo will make the dean's list if he gets an A on his final, but a beautiful exchange student planning to leave the next day for Barbados distracts him. Vanessa A. Williams appears (now portraying Cheryl).

star 7.38
168 votes
Love, Hillman-Style

#22 - Love, Hillman-Style

A Different World Season 4 - Episode 15

As her marketing project, Whitley organizes a "Men of Hillman" calendar. Dwayne is offended when she doesn't ask him to participate; she doesn't consider him brawny enough. She finally lets him pose for the calendar, but superimposes his face on someone else's body. Ron finds himself juggling three Valentine's dates, as one of his girlfriends gets the night off from work and another returns early from an out-of-town trip. When he comes clean with the girl he likes the most, she is not as understanding as he had hoped. Jaleesa and Col. Taylor spend Valentine's Day together, until his bad back cuts the evening short. Matthew hopes to ease Kim's discomfort about being seen with him in public. Mr. Gaines tries to placate his wife, who complains that he is not as amorous as he was at one time. Freddie raves about a secret admirer, and is disappointed to find that it is Terrence.

star 7.17
6 votes
27 and Still Cooking

#23 - 27 and Still Cooking

The Cosby Show Season 7 - Episode 18

To celebrate his 27th wedding anniversary with Clair, Cliff recreates the Callaloo Pot, a Caribbean restaurant where the couple dined on their honeymoon.

star 7.09
141 votes
The Day the Spores Landed

#24 - The Day the Spores Landed

The Cosby Show Season 6 - Episode 8

Cliff dreams that men worldwide have become pregnant -- including his son Theo, his sons-in-law Elvin and Martin, and himself. Voice-over by NBC News correspondent John Palmer.

star 7.07
237 votes
That's the Trouble With You All

#25 - That's the Trouble With You All

A Different World Season 3 - Episode 17

Whitley plays matchmaker for Dwayne and a beautiful coed in the hopes of convincing him to move on. However, she becomes extremely jealous and tries to sabotage the couple's date. Dwayne and Whitley try to establish some ground rules in an attempt to save their friendship. Walter angers Jaleesa by claiming that women cannot play poker. He bets that she cannot teach Freddie how to play, while Jaleesa challenges him to turn novice Kobie into an accomplished player. Neither apprentice picks up the game, but Jaleesa literally beats the pants off of Walter.

star 6.43
7 votes
Sweet Charity

#26 - Sweet Charity

A Different World Season 3 - Episode 21

Walter learns that Kim is working all night at a funeral parlor to cover her expenses. He enlists the help of Whitley and Freddie to come up with a plan to help her out. Whitley and Freddie buy gifts for Kim and get everyone to stuff the tip jar at the Pit. Kim realizes what they are doing and becomes very angry, as she doesn't want to be a charity case. Mr. Gaines finally convinces her to overcome her pride and accept a loan from his wife and him, which she can pay off after becoming a doctor. A director approaches Ron and Dwayne at the basketball courts and asks them to appear in a vitamin commercial. They agree because they are having trouble paying the bills. The guys believe that they will receive fame and adulation, until they discover that they must play two-on-two against a pair of retired NBA all-stars.

star 6.17
6 votes