The Best Episodes Directed by Nick Copus
#4 - Time of Death
Arrow Season 2 - Episode 14
Oliver brings Sara into the Arrow team. Watching Oliver and Diggle spar with Sara and talk old scars, Felicity starts to feel left out. The team is investigating a villain named William Tockman, a.k.a. The Clock King, who is a brilliant thief armed with technology that can open any bank vault in Starling City. After The Clock King infiltrates the computer systems in the lair, Felicity feels pressure to prove her worth. When she gets a lead on Tockman’s whereabouts, she heads out without the team, putting her in peril. Meanwhile, Oliver throws Sara a welcome home party, but Laurel refuses to attend. After Lance makes his case for a family dinner, Laurel acquiesces, but when Oliver shows up with Sara, she loses her temper on both of them.
#5 - No Es Bueno
Beyond Season 2 - Episode 3
Holden continues to be plagued by disturbing nightmares and finds it harder to control his powers at work. Luke finds himself in danger of falling back into a bad habit, while Jeff is furious when he learns Pastor Ian and Helping Hands are trying to get close to Christine. A mysterious coma patient in Argentina named Diego awakens a changed man.
#6 - Six Feet Deep
Beyond Season 2 - Episode 5
Luke discovers Holden sleepwalking, and helps him unearth a new clue into what is happening with the Realm. Willa steps in to help Luke with a difficult situation. Charlie is given the opportunity to get what she's been seeking, while Shoemacher continues to recruit followers into Hollow Sky. Meanwhile, Charlie and Holden have a strange reunion, and Diego makes his way towards Ft. Reed - and Holden.
#7 - The Spy Who Loved Me
Lethal Weapon Season 3 - Episode 15
When Cole is investigated by the FBI, Murtaugh is forced to question his loyalty to his own partner. Meanwhile, Cole works a case that puts Natalie's fiancé, Andrew, into the crosshairs right before their wedding day.
#8 - As Good As It Getz
Lethal Weapon Season 1 - Episode 15
Riggs and Murtaugh are forced to work with DEA agent Karen Palmer again, to protect Leo Getz, an ambulance-chasing attorney who was linked to the Cartel. As the three delve further into the case, they begin to realize that Leo may not be the only one with a target on his back. In the meantime, Riggs begins to view Agent Palmer in a new light while Murtaugh is left worried after Trish makes a spontaneous decision
#9 - Identity
Arrow Season 2 - Episode 2
Oliver finds out the medicine that is being sent to Glades Memorial is being hijacked by thieves. Without an influx of supplies, the hospital will close. Roy attempts to stop the thieves, but he fails and is arrested by Officer Lance. Oliver gets into a heated battle with China White and her new partner, Ben Turner, AKA the Bronze Tiger, over the supplies. Meanwhile, Laurel makes plans to catch the Arrow, and Thea gives Roy an ultimatum.
#10 - Wrath of the Villains: Mad Grey Dawn
Gotham Season 2 - Episode 15
Gordon and Bullock investigate a trail of clues left in a museum robbery, which, unbeknownst to them, were left by Nygma in a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse. Meanwhile, Gordon's past comes back to haunt him when an anonymous person threatens to expose his hand in Galavan's murder. Also, Penguin's visit to some old friends leads him to meet his father, Elijah Van Dalh, and Bruce practices his street smarts.
#12 - Fair Trade
Nikita Season 2 - Episode 9
Nikita steals funds from Oversight, forcing them to host an emergency meeting. Nikita and Birkoff figure out how to spy on the meeting so Nikita can identify the other members of Oversight, but things go awry and Sean captures Birkoff. Amanda demands to know where Nikita is hiding but Birkoff refuses to give up his friend so she tortures him. Meanwhile, Alex sets her plan in motion to reclaim her father’s empire. With a price on her head, Alex realizes the easiest way to get into Russia undetected is the same way she was smuggled out – through the illegal sex ring.
#13 - Rumble
The Tomorrow People (US) Season 1 - Episode 11
Stephen and his fellow Ultra trainees are given a test by Jedikiah to see who is worthy of becoming an Ultra agent, but not everyone is happy to work as a team. Cara is faced with a mysterious visitor from her past. Russell is sent on a dangerous recon mission that could force a clash between Tomorrow People groups. Meanwhile, John works with a new break-out.
#14 - A Dark Knight: That's Entertainment
Gotham Season 4 - Episode 18
The Arkham inmates are still running freely in Gotham and they're only getting more difficult to catch. Gordon develops a plan, but reluctantly has to turn to Bruce for help. Meanwhile, Barbara finds out just how far her new friends are willing to go for her.
#15 - 343 Walnut Lane
Nikita Season 2 - Episode 6
While searching for information on the black box, Birkoff stumbles upon Nikita’s birth certificate. Nikita and Michael track down Nikita’s father Richard, but the reunion is not quite what Nikita expected. Percy tells Alex that the black box that Nikita has contains information that could help her avenge her father’s death.
#16 - Bubble
Nikita Season 4 - Episode 5
Just as Nikita is finally starting to see an end to the long war with The Shop, Ryan confesses a secret that could unravel it all. Meanwhile, Michael tries to get Nikita to accept their new circumstances as he contemplates what comes next for the two of them. Realizing Sam was planning to steal her diamonds, Alex gives him a suitcase of fake diamonds to deliver to her contact in France. Alex is surprised when he upholds his end of the bargain and doesn’t take off with the jewels. However, things get messy when Sam is jumped by the loan shark he owes money to, and Alex must step in to save him.
#20 - Second City
The Dresden Files Season 1 - Episode 12
Dresden and Murphy must work together to solve the mystery of a former gang member who drowns on dry land, miles from the nearest lake. Meanwhile, Murphy's father is in town, and he doesn't have a very high opinion of his daughter's freelance consultant.
#21 - Exit Strategy
Animal Kingdom (2016) Season 4 - Episode 10
Smurf orders the Cody boys to plan a dangerous job while she orchestrates an elaborate party at the house. J tries to ally himself with Pope, but learns he’s in way over his head. Craig responds to a challenge to his newly formed family with Renn.
#23 - Shadow Walker
Nikita Season 2 - Episode 20
Nikita convinces a reluctant Birkhoff to use 20 million dollars of his own money in a plan to bankrupt Percy and Division, but when Percy ends up stealing Birkhoff’s entire life savings, Birkhoff and Nikita clash. Team Nikita has one last chance to hit Percy again, but Birkhoff is arrested trying to regain his millions and Nikita realizes she must break him out of jail before Division gets to him. Michael and Alex go after Birkhoff’s stolen money while Nikita goes to save Birkhoff.
#24 - A Dark Knight: The Sinking Ship, The Grand Applause
Gotham Season 4 - Episode 15
Bullock and Gordon try to track down someone who is key in Sofia's control over Gotham. Meanwhile, Penguin, Lee and Nygma enlist an unlikely ally as they seek revenge, and Selina asks Bruce for a favor to help rid her of her guilt over Ivy.
#27 - Citizen Fang
Supernatural Season 8 - Episode 9
Sam asks a hunter named Martin to keep an eye on Benny without telling Dean. However, when Martin tells Sam there was a vampire kill and he thinks Benny is responsible, Dean defends his friend. When Martin decides to take things into his own hands, things get messy and Dean is forced to make a very hard decision.
#29 - Wrath of the Villains: Mr. Freeze
Gotham Season 2 - Episode 12
Penguin takes a hit for Galavan's murder, but doesn't let Gordon off easily. Meanwhile, Gordon and Bullock investigate the body-snatching spree of Victor Fries, one of Gotham's preeminent cryogenics engineers.
#31 - The Cop
Secrets and Lies (2015) Season 1 - Episode 7
Ben visits a prison inmate who provides information that might prove Detective Cornell is pushing the boundaries of the law. As he attempts to bring Cornell down, an anonymous tip puts the spotlight back on Ben as the prime suspect, and the Crawford family finally collapses under the strain.
#32 - Sacrifice
The Secret Circle Season 1 - Episode 18
Jake gets a surprise visit from an old acquaintance named Samuel, a witch hunter, who has a message for Blackwell about Eben’s surprising next move. Cassie intervenes, forces Samuel to reveal his news and is stunned to find out what Eben is trying to resurrect. Meanwhile, Diana is frustrated that keeping the secrets of who they are is building a barrier between her and Grant. Faye and Melissa agree to help out Adam at the Boathouse and in return get him to help them use their magic to enhance their love life.
#34 - All Tomorrow's Parties
The Tomorrow People (US) Season 1 - Episode 5
After Stephen breaks Ultra protocol during a training exercise, Jedikiah’s mysterious boss insists on meeting Stephen. Stephen grows concerned when he learns Jedikiah is unable to protect him, so he turns to John, who is only interested for selfish reasons. Elsewhere, the Tomorrow People are desperate to go topside to a party like normal people, but John and Cara disagree on the dangerous plan. Meanwhile, Stephen makes a plan to go to Homecoming with Astrid, but when he bails on her once again, she decides to find out what he is really up too.
#35 - Echoes
Nikita Season 1 - Episode 16
In order to speed up her healing, Amanda sedates Alex after her last mission then takes advantage of Alex’s drugged condition to question her about the secrets Amanda believes Alex is keeping. Nikita realizes Alex is in danger and tries to secure her another identity to smuggle her out of the country. However, Nikita’s contact double-crosses her and she comes face to face with a surprising opponent. Meanwhile, Michael becomes suspicious of Alex and asks Birkhoff to investigate her.
#37 - Family Ties
Lethal Weapon Season 2 - Episode 21
On Murtaugh's first day on the job as interim captain, the wife of a popular businessman is abducted and the squad finds a connection in the case to Riggs' father. Meanwhile, Riggs is left to grapple with his family and work.
#38 - Salvation
Arrow Season 1 - Episode 18
An angry resident of The Glades who calls himself “The Savior” embarks on a kidnapping and killing spree to punish those he believes have wronged the residents of his neighborhood. To make things worse, he broadcasts these murders online and claims he was inspired by Arrow’s vigilantism. Oliver is horrified by this statement and vows to stop “The Savior,” but his manhunt in intensified after Thea comes to him in tears and tells him Roy has been kidnapped. Laurel is surprised when her father starts to believe her mother’s claim that Sara is still alive. Meanwhile, Malcom tells Moira to find the person responsible for his attempted murder.
#39 - Fifty-Fifty
The 4400 Season 3 - Episode 13
Tom and Diana continue their investigation on Jordan Collier's plan for mankind. Dennis Ryland rejoins NTAC. Isabelle prepares for battle.
#43 - Consequences
Nikita Season 3 - Episode 4
Amanda sends a rogue Division agent, Anne to spring Owen from a Russian prison, but Owen manages to escape her clutches and sends a message to Nikita that he’s free. When Nikita tracks him down, Owen is shocked to learn that Nikita is with Division now but returns to base with her. Michael and Ryan aren’t sure they can trust Owen but Nikita stands by her friend.
#44 - Revenge of the Rogues
The Flash (2014) Season 1 - Episode 10
Leonard Snart AKA Captain Cold returns to Central City with a new hotheaded partner in tow – Mick Rory AKA Heat Wave. The duo plan to steal a multi-million dollar painting, but Cold has another agenda while in town – to set a trap for The Flash. Snart and Mick kidnap someone close to The Flash and threaten to kill them unless The Flash shows up for a battle of fire and ice. Barry tells Joe he isn’t sure he should take on Snart again after the casualties that happened the last time they fought. Meanwhile, Barry asks Dr. Wells, Caitlin and Cisco to help him double his training efforts so he’s ready for the Reverse Flash when he returns to Central City. Iris deals with the aftermath of Barry’s confession, and Cisco makes the CCPD a new shield.
#47 - Exposition Boulevard
Revolution Season 2 - Episode 16
Monroe, Charlie and Connor make their way back to Willoughby, where they find that the Patriots' reeducation center is up and running. An encounter with two of the center's young cadets leaves Rachel and Miles divided on the lengths they are willing to go in order to take down the Patriots. As Neville and Jason find a new ally for their mission, more about the history of the Patriots is revealed.
#49 - Trust But Verify
Arrow Season 1 - Episode 11
The next person on Arrow’s list is Diggle’s commanding officer and mentor from Afghanistan, Ted Gaynor. Oliver suspects Ted is responsible for recent armoured truck robberies, but Diggle defends Ted and takes a job at Ted’s security company to keep an eye on him. Oliver decides to make a move on Ted, which puts him at odds with Diggle. Meanwhile, Thea suspects that Moira is having an affair with Malcolm. Tommy and Laurel have an awkward dinner with Malcolm.
#51 - The Scarecrow
Gotham Season 1 - Episode 15
Gordon and Bullock set out to stop Gerald Crane, a biology teacher who has been harvesting the glands of his murder victims. Meanwhile, after finding herself in an unusual setting, Mooney continues plotting to gain power, and Falcone attempts to change Maroni's plan for the Penguin. Then, Bruce takes a treacherous hike.
#53 - Leo Getz Justice
Lethal Weapon Season 3 - Episode 4
Cole reflects upon his time working for the CIA, as a person from the past makes a startling reappearance. Murtaugh struggles with his own mistakes, after a murder raises questions about a suspect he put away years prior. Meanwhile, Leo Getz returns as the attorney on the case and tries to convince Trish to join his team.
#55 - The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia
Revolution Season 1 - Episode 14
Paranoia strikes Monroe deeply as Neville disappears and Neville’s son Jason makes a big decision. Meanwhile, the familial bond between Miles and Charlie grows stronger. Elsewhere, Miles experiences romantic attraction with both Rachel and Nora. Rachel sets off on her dangerous quest to infiltrate the Tower and restore power to the world before Monroe can ignite a nuclear device.
#57 - A House Is Not a Home
The Player (2015) Season 1 - Episode 7
Alex Kane attempts to stop an enraged father from avenging his family's troubles. Cassandra discovers the location of the next attack and sends Kane to intercept. Meanwhile, Mr. Johnson has ulterior motives for traveling to Chicago.
#58 - Midnight City
Arrow Season 3 - Episode 11
Arsenal and Diggle confront Laurel about trying to step into her sister’s shoes and warn her to stop before she gets herself killed. However, when Brick kidnaps the city’s Aldermen and threatens to kill them all unless the police evacuate The Glades, it’s all suits on deck. Meanwhile, Ray steps in to help Lance and the police force fight Brick, showing Felicity a new side of her boss. Malcom tells Thea that Ra’s al Ghul is after him and his family and they must leave town immediately.
#59 - Self-Destruct
Nikita Season 3 - Episode 19
Shattered by Amanda’s programming, her inability to save everyone, and her ultimate responsibility for the tragic events at Division, Alex reverts to old ways and violently strikes out. With most of their compatriots dead, broken, or scattered to the wind, Nikita and Michael together must pick through the ashes of Division to see who and what can be salvaged – and quickly, before the President realizes the sinking depth of the damage. Memories of Division’s glory days haunt them. Birkhoff struggles with his own personal losses.
#60 - Leo Getz Hitched
Lethal Weapon Season 2 - Episode 19
When Riggs and Murtaugh attend Leo Getz's surprise wedding, they end up investigating a missing person. Then, Riggs comes face to face with someone from his past and Murtaugh receives news that might change his life forever.
#61 - Rough Trade
Nikita Season 1 - Episode 4
Nikita delves into her past when she posed as a nanny for an influential government official and decides to right the wrong of his death. During the mission, Michael comes to Nikita’s rescue and begins to doubt Percy’s motives... Back at Division, while undergoing basic training, Alex suffers from a panic attack which prompts Amanda to break her of claustrophobia.
#63 - Sister Rising
American Gods Season 3 - Episode 5
Shadow uses a recently enlightened Bilquis to explore the concepts of identity, purpose and destiny; Technical Boy is faced with an identity crisis; Wednesday forms a plan for a new con and asks Shadow to play a part in it.
#64 - In the Same Boat
Lethal Weapon Season 3 - Episode 1
Former international CIA operative Wesley Cole returns home and assumes duty as a police officer with the LAPD. Cole will find himself navigating a new partnership with Murtaugh, as he adjusts to life in Los Angeles. Meanwhile, Avery continues his campaign for city council.
#65 - Fear Itself
The 4400 Season 4 - Episode 2
Tom and Diana search for someone who has the ability to make people's worst fears come true. Danny seeks Shawn's help to find a promicin shot. Meanwhile, Cassie leads Kyle to a book that contains a prophecy about Jordan Collier.
#67 - Daddy's Little Girl
The 4400 Season 4 - Episode 9
Richard returns from hiding to abduct Isabelle from Promise City, hoping to "start over." Meanwhile, Tess, her schizophrenia out of control, uses her ability to take control of a diner full of people.
#68 - Vostok
The Right Stuff Season 1 - Episode 6
JFK sends a science committee to Cape Canaveral to assess the validity of the space program. Glenn, burning from the results of the peer vote, drafts letters to politicians complaining that Shepard is morally unfit to be the first man in space. But matters of internal power plays and a skeptical president are soon dwarfed by news out of Russia that could be the nail in Project Mercury’s coffin.
#69 - Advent
The Right Stuff Season 1 - Episode 4
After a rocket malfunctions during a test, the Mercury 7 head home for Christmas. Shepard's holidays are fraught, as the arrival of his parents coincides with the adoption of Louise's niece. Gordo's former mistress forces her way back into his life, jeopardizing his relationship with Trudy. And Glenn attempts to win over a rising political star and presidential hopeful, JFK.
#71 - The Home Front
The 4400 Season 3 - Episode 7
With the help of Dennis Ryland, NTAC track down the remining members of the NOVA group. Nikki pays Shawn a visit.
#72 - Passing Notes
Lore Season 1 - Episode 4
In 19th century America, at the height of the Spiritualist Movement, a haunted house is not just the stuff of ghost stories. Many believe the dead can talk and, sometimes, will come back from the other side to wreak havoc on the living.
#74 - Death on the Staircase: The Aftermath
BBC Documentaries Season 2005 - Episode 23
A follow up to Jean-Xavier de Lestrade's acclaimed documentary series, The Staircase, this documentary reports on what happened to the film's leading protagonist, author Michael Peterson, since he was found guilty of murder. In an interview from prison, Peterson speaks on camera for the first time since his trial. Defending attorney, David Rudolf and prosecutor, Jim Hardin offer their thoughts on the trial as well as on the director Jean-Xavier de Lestrade.