The Best Episodes Directed by Nicole Rubio

Dead in the Water

#1 - Dead in the Water

Scandal (2012) Season 6 - Episode 9

It’s a race against the clock when Olivia and OPA’s investigation into the conspiracy puts one of their own in grave danger.

star 8.07
2085 votes
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The Racket

#2 - The Racket

Secrets and Lies (2015) Season 2 - Episode 8

Eric is stunned as one by one the dominoes fall around him, and the secrets surrounding the mysterious house at 8686 Mint Hill Drive are revealed. The circumstances force him to take drastic action in an attempt to stop the demise of SEG and his family. Meanwhile, Detective Cornell inches closer to finding Kate's killer, and Eric enlists Danny's help in unlocking Kate's second iPad, and the information it provides leads him to THE very last person he expected.

star 8.06
726 votes
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Always Ready (2)

#3 - Always Ready (2)

Station 19 Season 2 - Episode 15

Part 2 of a crossover with Grey's Anatomy. Following a deadly blaze inside a coffee beanery, the members of Station 19 find themselves on high alert as a beloved member of their team lands at Grey Sloan, leaving the future uncertain in the face of a life-threatening situation. The crossover starts on Grey's Anatomy S15E23: What I Did for Love (I).

star 8.05
554 votes
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Art of Darkness

#4 - Art of Darkness

Grand Hotel (US) Season 1 - Episode 11

Teresa hosts a charity auction at the hotel. Meanwhile, Alicia and Javi learn more about Beatriz and the unmarked room, bringing back confusing childhood memories.

star 8.00
157 votes
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Descent (1)

#5 - Descent (1)

Chicago P.D. Season 6 - Episode 9

In an attempt to dig himself out of a hole and save someone close to him, Antonio crosses a line that puts the entire team at risk.

star 7.97
863 votes
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Queen Death

#6 - Queen Death

The Originals Season 4 - Episode 9

When The Hollow sends a terrifying message to Vincent, he must team with Haley and Freya to embark on a desperate mission to stop the Hollow once and for all - even if it requires a heartbreaking sacrifice. Refusing to allow anyone in his family to pay the high price of defeating their enemy, Klaus makes a surprising alliance and enacts a plan that threatens to change the Mikaelson family forever.

star 7.97
1997 votes
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White Knuckle

#7 - White Knuckle

Chicago P.D. Season 8 - Episode 2

When the son of an influential former officer is implicated in a murder, Moore pressures Voight to charge him quickly. The stakes are raised in Atwater's fight against the blue wall after patrol officers stop responding to his team's calls.

star 7.95
518 votes
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Pain Killer

#8 - Pain Killer

Chicago P.D. Season 6 - Episode 17

A mayoral candidate is shot by an unidentified sniper, and Intelligence races to catch the shooter before he can take out his next target.

star 7.90
874 votes
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Light Things Up

#9 - Light Things Up

Chicago Fire Season 8 - Episode 19

Tension builds when a group of rabble-rousers attempt to lock down the firehouse. Brett is faced with a monumental decision. Cruz readies himself for a big day. Gallo and Ritter attempt to launch Firehouse 51 into the social media age.

star 7.88
615 votes
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Before the Fall

#10 - Before the Fall

Chicago P.D. Season 7 - Episode 17

Voight enlists the help of a reformed gang member to get a key witness' testimony in a murder case. More lives are put on the line as a gang war brews.

star 7.87
628 votes
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Flowers Grow Out of My Grave

#11 - Flowers Grow Out of My Grave

Grey's Anatomy Season 15 - Episode 6

Meredith has a patient whose family is celebrating Day of the Dead, making the doctors remember loved ones they have lost. Richard shares unexpected news with Meredith about her father, Thatcher. Meanwhile, Teddy tries to tell Owen that she is pregnant but they get sidetracked, and Jo encourages Link to pursue one of the doctors.

star 7.86
1314 votes
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It's for the Greater Good

#12 - It's for the Greater Good

How to Get Away with Murder Season 4 - Episode 3

Annalise takes on a case for the greater good and quickly realizes the stakes are much higher than she originally thought. Laurel asks Michaela to help get information regarding Wes’ death and Connor makes a major life decision that is not supported by the group. In a flash-forward, a surprising confrontation during the night of the crime is revealed.

star 7.85
1995 votes
We Hold These Truths

#13 - We Hold These Truths

Chicago Med Season 4 - Episode 15

After witnessing a pick-up truck plow through a street fair, Natalie and Maggie are forced to make some tough decisions on the fly. The doctors and nurses of Chicago Med find themselves on high alert with the influx of patients arriving in need of aid. Dr. Charles ex-wife comes to town with news.

star 7.84
642 votes
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#14 - Closure

FBI Season 1 - Episode 22

A woman with information about the death of Maggie’s husband is abducted, leading OA and the team to uncover a criminal operation larger than anyone imagined. Also, Dana puts her career in jeopardy when she stands by and allows Maggie to work on this case that has such a personal connection to her.

star 7.84
993 votes
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justice: part 1

#15 - justice: part 1

A Million Little Things Season 3 - Episode 17

Sophie seeks justice for her trauma, and Maggie forces Gary to take a hard look at himself and his relationships. Meanwhile, Eddie goes to extreme measures to fight for his family, and Rome and Regina make big changes for their future.

star 7.81
100 votes
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the sleepover

#16 - the sleepover

A Million Little Things Season 2 - Episode 14

Delilah learns to navigate Danny’s first sleepover. Rome and Regina continue to try and protect their potential birth mother from her past. Maggie leans on a friend for her six-month cancer checkup.

star 7.80
193 votes
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Ride Along

#17 - Ride Along

Chicago P.D. Season 6 - Episode 4

A ride along goes sideways, and Burgess is faced with a difficult choice: follow the advice of Voight, or a potential new ally.

star 7.80
954 votes
It's All in the Family

#18 - It's All in the Family

Chicago Med Season 5 - Episode 6

Dr. Manning’s actions with a recent patient lead to serious repercussions. April and Noah disagree over a patient who is injured after a beating. Dr. Charles is visited by a childhood friend with a surprising revelation.

star 7.77
595 votes
Get Busy Livin'

#19 - Get Busy Livin'

The Night Shift Season 3 - Episode 5

A college co-ed falls from a balcony and once she is in the ER, TC and Paul find that her situation is even more complex. Jordan bonds with a terminal patient who teaches her some important lessons about living. TC's errant sister-in-law Annie returns and hopes to make amends. Meanwhile, Jessica - a pharmaceutical rep with cutting-edge equipment that Scott is so close to getting for the hospital - if her tension with TC doesn't kill the deal.

star 7.76
591 votes
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Only Mama Knows

#20 - Only Mama Knows

Grey's Anatomy Season 11 - Episode 4

Secrets from Ellis Grey’s past come to light when Meredith watches old videos and reads through her mother’s journals. Meanwhile, Maggie rocks the hospital with an unexpected announcement; Alex gets new responsibilities and Callie focuses her attention on the Veterans’ project.

star 7.75
1819 votes
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The Prince & The Pauper

#21 - The Prince & The Pauper

The Resident Season 2 - Episode 2

Bell grows frustrated when Marshall Winthrop, Conrad's dad and new chairman of the board, requests Conrad's input in his discussions about the hospital's expenses. As Conrad and Nic work to cut costs for their patients in need, Julian Lynn, a sharp and sophisticated medical device rep, meets the staff at Chastain and inserts herself into the ongoing work of the doctors to promote her costly products. Meanwhile, Mina's relationship with Micah struggles in the wake of his healing process, and Devon is tasked with showing the eager new interns around the hospital.

star 7.75
909 votes
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#22 - Roar

Grey's Anatomy Season 13 - Episode 6

A familiar face returns to Grey Sloan, throwing many of the doctors for a loop. With Catherine putting on the pressure, Bailey has to make a decision about Alex while a tough ER case makes Amelia’s bad day even worse.

star 7.71
3099 votes
Hot Box

#23 - Hot Box

Station 19 Season 1 - Episode 9

In the final days before the Station 19 captaincy is announced, Pruitt warns Andy not to be disappointed with the outcome. Meanwhile, Ben gets upset with Pruitt for having told Bailey the dangers of firefighting; and the team gets trapped inside the garage of a burning house, putting several lives at risk.

star 7.71
731 votes
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Not Everything's About Annalise

#24 - Not Everything's About Annalise

How to Get Away with Murder Season 3 - Episode 11

Annalise reaches her breaking point as she struggles to adapt to her new reality behind bars, but a surprise confession to Wes’ murder could change everything. The K4 find their own freedom at risk as they discover the D.A.’s investigation is much bigger than they imagined.

star 7.71
2662 votes
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Helplessly Hoping (2)

#25 - Helplessly Hoping (2)

Grey's Anatomy Season 17 - Episode 7

Part 2 of a crossover with Station 19. The doctors are joined by the team from Station 19 as they tend to a tense situation with a lot at stake. Jo convinces Hayes to bend the rules on a case. Maggie and Winston reconnect. The crossover starts on Station 19 S04E06: Train in Vain (I).

star 7.69
620 votes
Lost Girls

#26 - Lost Girls

Scandal (2012) Season 7 - Episode 4

While Liv is busy running the free world, the team at QPA works with an unexpected client to solve an important case. At the White House, Mellie prepares for the upcoming Nuclear Summit with President Rashad and Prime Minister Nazari.

star 7.68
1195 votes
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The Best-Laid Plans

#27 - The Best-Laid Plans

Council of Dads Season 1 - Episode 7

Anthony contemplates a job offer that would mean a move to Las Vegas. Evan finds his loyalties tested between Luly and his strong-willed mother. Oliver confronts Anthony about a deeply held personal secret that will rock the Perry family.

star 7.67
49 votes
Caught Somewhere in Time

#28 - Caught Somewhere in Time

Grey's Anatomy Season 14 - Episode 16

Maggie and Jackson are enjoying spending time together, but he must turn his concentration toward the groundbreaking vaginoplasty surgery he has scheduled with Catherine and Richard. Meanwhile, Meredith and Jo hit a roadblock with their contest submission, so Jo helps Bailey with an incoming trauma patient who used to be an astronaut.

star 7.66
1670 votes
The Ninth Circle

#29 - The Ninth Circle

Madam Secretary Season 1 - Episode 15

Elizabeth heads to Turkey to mend political relations after the Turkish government releases a video that could be damaging to the CIA. Also, Jason is threatened with expulsion after punching a bully at school.

star 7.66
737 votes
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Old-Time Rock-and-Roll

#30 - Old-Time Rock-and-Roll

Grey's Anatomy Season 12 - Episode 4

Owen suggests the interns learn a vital lesson on how to break bad news to patients’ families, and Arizona’s 90-year-old patient reassures her that she’s destined to find love again. Meanwhile, the sisters completely forget about the dinner party they’re hosting for everyone.

star 7.66
1755 votes
The Armorer’s Faith

#31 - The Armorer’s Faith

FBI Season 1 - Episode 10

When an illegal arms broker turned informant is assassinated, OA assumes his identity and goes undercover to stop the sale of dangerous weapons, with help from Maggie and their former FBI instructor, Rowan Quinn.

star 7.63
1176 votes
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#32 - redefine

A Million Little Things Season 3 - Episode 11

Despite her trauma, Sophie goes through with her music school audition but quickly realizes she is struggling to move forward. Meanwhile, Rome and Regina grow closer to Tyrell; Katherine and Eddie are at a crossroads; and Gary reconnects with his father.

star 7.63
105 votes
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#33 - Flippity-Flop

For the People (2018) Season 1 - Episode 8

Jill and Roger’s complicated friendship is tested when they finally square off over a DEA raid that left an inmate clinging to life. Meanwhile, Kate is assigned to an animal smuggling case involving the death of an endangered panda; and Jay’s emotions are thrust into a case when he learns his trusting father was a victim in a pyramid scheme.

star 7.63
381 votes
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#34 - Payback

Chicago P.D. Season 5 - Episode 19

A string of stash house robberies lead back to an unlikely individual. Voight confronts a key witness in the Bingham investigation.

star 7.62
1112 votes
You Can't Always Trust What You See

#35 - You Can't Always Trust What You See

Chicago Med Season 7 - Episode 1

Halstead returns to Med to help Goodwin with a secret investigation. Archer and Charles deal with twins who insist on being identical inside and out. Stevie and Dylan treat a young patient with sickle cell anemia.

star 7.61
228 votes
Clean Burn

#36 - Clean Burn

Doubt Season 1 - Episode 4

Sadie interviews Billy's ex-classmates hoping to find information about a key piece of evidence. Also, she defends Elena Garcia, her childhood best friend, in a probation violation case; Cameron is asked on a date by her former classmate, Peter; Albert's unpredictable father Tyson comes to visit; and Isaiah faces off in court against Ivan Sturgill, his former law partner and current rival.

star 7.59
382 votes
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#37 - Faith

Doubt Season 1 - Episode 6

In the midst of Billy's trial prep, Isaiah and Sadie visit her mother, Carolyn, in prison after they learn important information regarding her former accomplice. Also, Cameron and Albert defend a transwoman arrested for stabbing a famous baseball player, and Cameron finally gives into her feelings for Peter.

star 7.58
343 votes
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I Am Not Waiting Anymore

#38 - I Am Not Waiting Anymore

Grey's Anatomy Season 12 - Episode 15

Jackson learns about April’s pregnancy, while Alex and the team of doctors handles an hours-long triple-organ transplant surgery. Meredith considers dating again, and Andrew insists on not receiving special treatment after he and Maggie go public.

star 7.57
2034 votes
(Don't Fear) the Reaper

#39 - (Don't Fear) the Reaper

Grey's Anatomy Season 14 - Episode 11

The stress of managing the hospital and coming to terms with Ben's decision to become a Seattle firefighter pushes Bailey to her limits.

star 7.57
2120 votes
Civil War

#40 - Civil War

Grey's Anatomy Season 13 - Episode 15

Richard, Jackson, April and Catherine tackle a tough trauma case intensified by hospital politics; Amelia finally faces her feelings about Owen; Meredith gets caught between Nathan and Alex over a patient.

star 7.55
3492 votes
not alone

#41 - not alone

A Million Little Things Season 3 - Episode 15

Eddie is determined to prove that he can still be a good father despite his physical challenges. Sophie searches for answers to help cope with her trauma. Rome and Tyrell work together on a passion project.

star 7.54
102 votes
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Carry On

#42 - Carry On

Manifest Season 2 - Episode 8

In the wake of a devastating tragedy, Ben tries to connect with a despondent Olive. Michaela questions Jared’s loyalties. Saanvi shares a medical breakthrough that could change the course of all their lives.

star 7.51
1063 votes
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She's Killing Me

#43 - She's Killing Me

Grey's Anatomy Season 9 - Episode 20

Upon receiving some unsettling news, Meredith and Derek take preventative steps for their children’s future; a group of Syrian doctors arrive at Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital for a crash course in basic surgical skills that they plan to apply in the field; and April decides to come clean to Matthew regarding the truth about her virginity. Meanwhile, multiple pre-op patients develop infections, causing one doctor to wonder if she is at fault.

star 7.50
2334 votes
Sam I Am

#44 - Sam I Am

Murder in the First Season 3 - Episode 6

Terry and Hildy fear they may have lost a prime suspect to his gangster enemies. Terry is left to question his true feelings when Hildy agrees to another date with Burnside. Siletti prepares for the most crucial trial of his career: his own.

star 7.49
600 votes
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#45 - Defender

FBI: Most Wanted Season 1 - Episode 2

A single mother goes into a deadly rampage at a Public Defender’s office, taking justice into her own hands after her son is given a harsh sentence for a petty crime. Jess worries how his daughter is handling life without her mother.

star 7.45
365 votes
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The Last Supper

#46 - The Last Supper

Grey's Anatomy Season 16 - Episode 12

Jackson creates an uncomfortable situation when he invites new girlfriend, Vic, to what he thinks is Richard and Catherine’s anniversary celebration, only to discover the dinner was called for different reasons. Elsewhere, Levi brings Nico on a trip to visit an ailing family member.

star 7.39
806 votes

#47 - listen

A Million Little Things Season 3 - Episode 13

In response to the killing of George Floyd, the group of friends are forced to reevaluate their own racial biases and take to the streets of Boston. Rome opts out in favor of his mental health and has a candid conversation with his father about how to effect change.

star 7.04
93 votes
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