The BEST episodes directed by Nicole Rubio

Dead in the Water
star
8.07
2091 votes

#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.

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The Racket
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8.06
726 votes

#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.

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Always Ready (2)
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8.05
580 votes

#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 (1).

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Art of Darkness
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7.98
161 votes

#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.

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Descent (1)
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7.97
902 votes

#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.

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Queen Death
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7.97
2025 votes

#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.

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White Knuckle
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7.94
584 votes

#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.

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Pain Killer
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7.89
913 votes

#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.

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Light Things Up
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7.89
663 votes

#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.

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Flowers Grow Out of My Grave
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7.86
1331 votes

#10 - 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.

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It's for the Greater Good
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7.84
2016 votes

#11 - 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.

Before the Fall
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7.84
668 votes

#12 - 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.

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Closure
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7.83
1038 votes

#13 - 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.

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We Hold These Truths
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7.81
665 votes

#14 - 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.

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Ride Along
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7.78
1000 votes

#15 - 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.

the sleepover
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7.77
202 votes

#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.

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It's All in the Family
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7.76
635 votes

#17 - 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.

The Prince & The Pauper
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7.75
937 votes

#18 - 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.

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Get Busy Livin'
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7.75
594 votes

#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.

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Only Mama Knows
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7.75
1831 votes

#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.

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Long Pig
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7.71
483 votes

#21 - Long Pig

CSI: Vegas - Season 1 - Episode 4

The CSI team investigates when a body is dug up in the luau pit of a Hawaiian-themed hotel. Internal Affairs begins to question Grissom and Sara's return to the crime lab.

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justice: part 1
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7.70
122 votes

#22 - 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.

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Roar
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7.70
3110 votes

#23 - 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.

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Hot Box
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7.70
753 votes

#24 - 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.

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Not Everything's About Annalise
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7.70
2677 votes

#25 - 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.

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Secret Santa Has a Gift for You
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7.69
334 votes

#26 - Secret Santa Has a Gift for You

Chicago Med - Season 7 - Episode 9

The outcome of Halstead's investigation weighs heavily on his mind as he works with Scott to save an infant. Hammer and Taylor both struggle to keep their secrets. Marcel and Blake work with Abrams to save a patient in need of a liver transplant.

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And Now We Come to the End
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7.68
253 votes

#27 - And Now We Come to the End

Chicago Med - Season 7 - Episode 22

Will and Hannah clash over a patient in need of a kidney transplant. Crockett is faced with a tough decision when Blake is in surgery. Ethan and Archer treat the son of Med's general counsel. Med's family grows.

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Helplessly Hoping (2)
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7.68
687 votes

#28 - 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 (1).

Lost Girls
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7.68
1203 votes

#29 - 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.

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Caught Somewhere in Time
star
7.66
1683 votes

#30 - 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.

The Ninth Circle
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7.65
748 votes

#31 - 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.

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Old-Time Rock-and-Roll
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7.65
1768 votes

#32 - 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.

The Best-Laid Plans
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7.64
50 votes

#33 - 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.

The Armorer’s Faith
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7.63
1233 votes

#34 - 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.

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Flippity-Flop
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7.63
383 votes

#35 - 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.

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Judge Not, For You Will Be Judged
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7.61
277 votes

#36 - Judge Not, For You Will Be Judged

Chicago Med - Season 7 - Episode 18

Archer and Asher clash over a patient with close ties to Goodwin. After a patient is shot during a home invasion, Scott and Marcel help with the investigation. Maggie and Halstead work to protect a patient who is in the country illegally.

Change Is a Tough Pill to Swallow
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7.61
352 votes

#37 - Change Is a Tough Pill to Swallow

Chicago Med - Season 7 - Episode 5

Scott and Daniel treat patients suffering from glass child syndrome and misdiagnosed ADHD. Crockett has to navigate hospital politics when he cares for a surgeon's daughter. Will and Stevie must lay egos aside to help save an elderly patient.

Payback
star
7.61
1151 votes

#38 - 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.

Clean Burn
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7.59
383 votes

#39 - 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.

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redefine
star
7.59
127 votes

#40 - 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.

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Faith
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7.58
344 votes

#41 - 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.

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(Don't Fear) the Reaper
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7.57
2134 votes

#42 - (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.

I Am Not Waiting Anymore
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7.56
2048 votes

#43 - 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.

You Can't Always Trust What You See
star
7.56
368 votes

#44 - 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.

Civil War
star
7.55
3502 votes

#45 - 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.

Carry On
star
7.51
1166 votes

#46 - 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.

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Sam I Am
star
7.49
602 votes

#47 - 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.

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not alone
star
7.49
119 votes

#48 - 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.

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She's Killing Me
star
7.49
2347 votes

#49 - 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.

Defender
star
7.42
444 votes

#50 - 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. Also, Jess worries how his daughter Tali is handling life without her mother.

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