The Best Episodes Directed by Nick Gomez
#1 - You Can Run
Michael attempts to leave the country, but when the escape is ambushed, Sam and Jesse are taken captive. Racing against the clock to save Sam, Michael must also figure out how to rescue Jesse before time runs out.
#2 - The Path of the Righteous
Fisk and Murdock wrestle with the consequences of their chosen paths, while Ben and Karen get closer to Fisk's true past.
#3 - Last Rites
When Agent Pearce learns the identity of her fiancée's killer, she enlists Michael's help to seek revenge. Things get complicated, however, when they discover the man is under protection as a CIA asset. Meanwhile, Fiona seeks out a well-connected prison smuggler to find out who was behind an attempt on her life.
#4 - Worlds Finest
Kara gains a new ally when the lightning-fast superhero The Flash suddenly appears from an alternate universe and helps Kara battle Siobhan, aka Silver Banshee, and Livewire in exchange for her help in finding a way to return him home.
#5 - Slack Water
Detective Britten and Bird look into what appears to be a case of gang violence, but clues from his other reality force him to look a little closer. Meanwhile, Hannah uses her intuition to talk through a tough situation with Rex's girlfriend Emma. Later, Captain Harper finds herself having to take back a promise and Detective Vega is planning Britten's going away party.
#6 - The Truth and Nothing But...
In addition to the name change to "Oswald State Correctional Facility," more changes abound. Newbies Coyle, Kahn, and Ricardo arrive and partner up with Wangler, Said, and Hernandez respectively. Adebisi's "recovery" prompts a return. Clayton Hughes, son of a past Oz guard who came through the ranks with Glynn, asks Glynn to hire him. Meanwhile new Officer Howell, gets friendly with McManus. A managed health care company takes over Oz's infirmary, to Dr. Nathan's disgust and Alvarez's detriment. Cyril O'Reily still has nightmares about being raped by Schillinger and Ryan schemes on revenge. Said develops an unlikely alliance as he starts a hunger fast in response to McManus rejecting his request for food in his cell during his holy season. Keller confesses his part in setting up Beecher and is immediately taken into protective custody. Beecher gets some oh-so-sweet revenge.
#8 - Youmud Din
Judgement Day has arrived and Fariq isn't yet out of surprises. A surprise diversion proves effective in allowing the cell to escape their surveilance. A quick thinking Darwyn leaves a clue that will hopefully lead the FBI to the target location in time.
#9 - Dragonchasers
Mackey helps Connie quit using crack cold-turkey in her desperate attempt to keep her son, leaving Vendrell and Lemansky to investigate a strip-club mugging ring. Meanwhile, Dutch follows his instincts on a serial killer case and Danny is bitten by an HIV-infected perpetrator.
#11 - Who's The Horse and Who's The Rider?
Things are going badly for Ike: Meg turns down his offer, he is caught lying to Ben and Klein shows him damning evidence. Meanwhile, Stevie's affair comes back to haunt him.
#12 - See-Through
Rita's estranged mother visits and senses something is wrong with Dexter. Masuka thinks he's developed a lead in the Bay Harbor Butcher case, which has Dexter concerned. Angel's interrogation of a witness crosses a line.
#13 - Blessed are the Damned
While in art class, Zed has a bizarre vision of snakes that lead her and John to a small town where a preacher has mysteriously gained the ability to heal his congregation.
#14 - Dex, Lies, and Videotape
A copy-cat killer follows the lead of the "Bay Harbor Butcher." Dexter must destroy an incriminating surveillance video.
#15 - What Do You Do
Burgess begins to regret her recent decision to stay on the beat. While at a convenience store she sees some suspicious activity and pursues it without calling in for backup. It's a slow day in Intelligence as they spend their time receiving taser certification.
#16 - Here He Comes
When Finley and Dunn plot to lure the kidnappers out of hiding with a CIA file as bait, Finley comes face to face with one of the kidnappers looking to settle a score. Beth Ann fears for Kyle as he plots a way to escape. Meanwhile, Meg betrays someone close to her in exchange for information. Elsewhere, Widener connects with a mysterious asset to monitor Gibson’s plot.
#17 - The Garden of Forking Paths
The clock is ticking on Demetri's life as Mark and his team go in search of his whereabouts; terror suspect Alda Herzog promises to give Zoey intel on where Demetri is - but at a price; and Olivia learns the identity of the person who sent her the text message informing her that Mark was drinking in his flashforward.
#18 - The Weigh Station
The bounty on Halstead’s head becomes a serious reality as an innocent bartender takes a bullet meant for him. Olinsky tries to reason with Bembenek to call off the hit. Voight and the team keep this investigation in-house to find the hired assassin. After a tense interaction at district, Platt and Nadia come to an understanding.
#19 - The Job
On the way home with his family, Danny hits a man with his car who is fleeing from a gunman, and his family gets caught in the crossfire when Danny fires his weapon at the gunman. Frank deals with 9/11 guilt from impending loss of a friend whom he worked alongside at Ground Zero.
#20 - The Docks
As Antonio’s life is now in question, Voight and Platt open up about their pasts. Jin is caught while tinkering with Voight’s computer and uses the only scapegoat possible to keep him in the clear. At the same time with Charlie back in town Lindsay realizes she’s going to have to come clean about a few things. Halstead finally gets answers he’s been wanting about Voight’s and Olinsky’s past.
#21 - You Think You Know Somebody
Veronica tries to help her new boyfriend Troy find his father's stolen car and turns to Weevil for assistance, but the situation becomes dangerous when she discovers that Logan and Troy's buddy Luke might have left more than a piata in the car after their night out in Tijuana. While Keith has accepted that his wife is gone and begins dating school guidance counselor Rebecca James, Veronica continues to secretly investigate her mother's whereabouts, leading her to stumble on a secret Lianne Mars was keeping.
#22 - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
Janis continues to thwart her fellow FBI agents as an inside mole to a mysterious employer; Olivia is given some disturbing news by Gabriel, who has been subjected to numerous flashforwards; and Aaron's life is in danger in Afghanistan when he tries to blend in with the locals as he continues his search for his daughter.
#23 - The War Will Go On Forever
While reporter Dean Gullickson (Griffin Dunne) heads to Afghanistan, Erickson orders his staff there to deal with Sanchez once and for all. He also confronts Boorman. Meanwhile, the judge in the High Star case allows Ellen to depose Erickson. "Just remember that we're in the middle of a game," Patty tells her. "We don't have to win it now. We just want to keep playing."
#24 - I'd Prefer My Old Office
Ellen learns that Chris used to hunt down terror suspects; Patty rejects Erickson's settlement suggestion for the High Star case.
#25 - Cold Ground
Sookie seeks refuge from her friends' and neighbors' inner voices; Jason wrestles with withdrawal symptoms; Tara's mother needs her help; Sam and Tara make a connection.
#26 - The Tip
In the aftermath of the riot that killed six inmates and two officers, Oz is locked down, and Emerald City prisoners are sent either to solitary or "gen pop." A special committee is appointed to investigate the riot and Governor Devlin's handling of it. The committee's leader is law-school Dean Alvah Case, who roams Oz questioning inmates and officers alike. Inside a gen-pop prisoner named James Robson demands that Beecher perform oral sex on him, and gets a painful tip in return. Case determines that the death of inmate Scott Ross during the riot was no accident-but is the truth better left untold?
#27 - Son of a Gun
Crosetti lays out more theories on his Lincoln assassination conspiracy theory. Then Gee comes in with news that Crosetti's friend Chris Thormann has been shot. After they follow up on a new lead in the case that takes them nowhere, frustration begins to set in for Bayliss. Bolander meets his neighbor, a man who works with wood. One of his projects is a coffin. Together, they drink Stan's beer and discuss life, love, and etc.. Kay and Beau's suspect in a murder hired a hit man to kill a man she disagreed with about a bust of Spiro Agnew. Their case leads to a solution for Meldrick's case involving the ""black widow."" Crosetti demands that he get the case to solve Chris' shooting. Stan meets Carol for their first date; however, they get interrupted when his neighbor is found dead. Gee talks with Bayliss about his frustration. Chris is going to survive, but what level he will recover to is yet to be determined.
#28 - Connect the Dots
Will starts canvassing the workplace, the American Policy Institute, for suspicious employees. Katherine, tired of the lack of leads into her husband's death, starts taking matters into her own hands.
#29 - Forget My Name
The team discovers the mutilated body of a government official while responding to an informant's tip about an upcoming drug trade. Meanwhile, Burgess helps plan a surprise for Platt.
#30 - Blinded by the Light
When a local girl goes missing, the Midnighters try to find her before law enforcement descends into town. Manfred and Creek discover Aubrey's murder was not an isolated incident -- someone or something is killing young women in Midnight. In the race to find the missing girl, Bobo resolves to get justice for Aubrey. Lem and Olivia join the hunt, not knowing if the killer is human or supernatural. Complicating matters, Fiji is haunted by a demonic entity and seeks answers from the Rev while Joe struggles to maintain the secret that protects his family.
#31 - Fallen
A picture perfect family is shot dead in their home and the team goes in search of a drug dealer with a likely connection. Voight asks for the help of Vice Sergeant Sean McGrady who has an old beef with Upton. When McGrady turns up dead during the investigation, the case takes an unlikely turn.
#32 - Ghosts
Upton brings back an old undercover identity to help take down a meth ring spearheaded by a former criminal contact. And with pressure from Woods mounting, Voight calls in a favor for Olinsky.
#33 - Dios y el Abogado
Teresa and crew rig a high-stakes narco horse race, but old enemies — and old flames — threaten to tear everything apart.
#34 - The Gift
Mark, Demetri, Gough and MI6 agent Fiona Banks investigate a Blue Hand club and its possible connection to some recent suicides. Meanwhile, Aaron receives a surprise visit from a former army buddy of his late daughter's, Demetri comes clean with Zoey about his lack of a flashforward, and Nicole helps Bryce uncover the mystery of his flashforward while volunteering at the hospital.
#35 - Fitna
The FBI and Darwyn decide to move in an intercept the cell in their plan to detonate the two dirty bombs in Los Angeles on July 4th. However, Darwyn soon faces a pair of tragedies he did not see coming.
#36 - A Night Owl
While working at a sobriety checkpoint, Burgess finds a duffel bag full of heroin in the truck of a respected college professor who claims to know nothing about how the drugs ended up there. At District, Roman expresses his desires to become a Field Training Office to Platt, and Mouse sets Halstead up with an off-duty security job working for the attractive owner of a medical marijuana clinic.
#37 - True Identity
Carrie and Al investigate the murder of a high-end matchmaking service employee, but each secret they uncover in the victim's life only serves to create a new possible suspect and motive.
#39 - Visits, Conjugal and Otherwise
With Schibetta and the prison brass in a race to uncover Ortolani's killer (for very different reasons), we see how inmates react to visits from both their wives and, in one case, family members who are also in prison.
#40 - From Russia, with Love
Framed for murder, Darius and Grace must try to escape from Russia, and Liam tries to convince Jillian to come back to Tanz.
#41 - Say Her Real Name
With a World Trade conference in Chicago, all members of intelligence are undercover in various protest groups to determine potential threats. Ruzek, infiltrates the Black Grid group and befriends Sierra. When she ends up dead intelligence is suspicious of an Argentine Secretary, Fabian Sosa. Voight and Olinsky question Sosa about the death and the team enlists Mouse to help with their tech needs in tracking Sosa. Meanwhile Halstead’s brother, Dr. Will Halstead shows up in town for an undetermined amount of time and is already stirring up trouble.
#44 - The Lonesome Death Of ... 4:7-8
Colin helps Michael and Eileen cope with the unexpected death of a friend while Freddie tries to avoid a war with the Italians; Tommy helps smooth things over with the Speaker of the House's mistress.
#45 - Playing Cards with Coyote
Mark cuts his romantic getaway with Olivia short when a tip leads to the discovery of the tattooed assassin seen in his flashforward, Simon and Lloyd settle a debate over a game of poker, Aaron learns the truth about daughter Tracy's deadly accident, and Janis returns to work but debates her future with the department.
#46 - Hurt
Just as Monica and Vic get close to a big break in the Garage Sting, Chief Phillips unexpectedly hands over the bust to the Organized Crime Unit. He blames the decision on an emerging PR scandal involving a videotape of Vic at the church bust that was leaked to the Assistant Chief through Aceveda's office. Vic uses his leverage with the Byz Lats to find a Russian mob leader before the mobster flees the country. Monica threatens two foster care social workers with jail after a young girl is found close to death in her foster home, then tells Julien if he doesn't put in for a transfer, she'll request one for him herself.
#47 - Job 31:5-6
Rose plans a surprise birthday part for Michael. Tommy decides to play dirty to be the majority leader.
#48 - Fight Knight
Mike's old Army friend recruits his help to investigate the suspicious death of a tough-as-nails drill sergeant Jack Burber. Mike learns that the drill sergeant was participating in an underground fight club for military veterans for extra money. In order to find out what really happened, Mike has to infiltrate the fight club and try not to get himself killed in the ring.
#49 - Exposing Faith
Faith's excitement over having her husband to herself for the weekend is dashed when Fred decides to spend the time trying to win a truck; angry, Faith organizes a drunken girls night out, meets a handsome photographer, and ponders an affair and what might have been; Fred outwits his opponents and wins the truck.