The Best Episodes Directed by Paul Haggis

Pilot

#1 - Pilot

The Black Donnellys Season 1 - Episode 1

Jimmy's plan to help his brother Kevin out of gambling debt with a truckload of stolen designer shirts backfires, forcing the two to kidnap local mob boss Sal Minnetta's nephew Louie. When Sal's right-hand-man Nicky Cottero decides to take the matters into his own hands, it's up to Tommy, the brainy one of the Donnelly brothers, to choose between fighting for his family and life as an honest man.

star 8.53
252 votes
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Finish Line

#2 - Finish Line

L.A. Law Season 8 - Episode 22

McKenzie throws the firm into a turmoil when he announces his plans to retire as they prepare to throw him a surprise 65th birthday party; thinking that he's reached rock bottom at the age of 42, Becker reaches out to Halliday for comfort and finds himself in church; Levinson represents an elderly clothing manufacturer sued by his son in a power struggle over their family business; Benny and Rosalie argue when Dominic urges him to invest money in a race horse.

star 8.50
2 votes
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Part 6

#3 - Part 6

Show Me a Hero Season 1 - Episode 6

A comprehensive orientation process awaits the incoming residents, and many have second thoughts about moving into neighborhoods that don't welcome them. At the same time, Mary Dorman, long a vocal opponent of the housing, is recruited to serve the incoming residents in a way that even she finds startling. Meanwhile, Nick Wasicko begins the long road back to political viability even as the residents take possession of their new townhomes. But in the end, a second act for the wounded young politician proves elusive.

star 8.41
313 votes
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A Stone of the Heart

#4 - A Stone of the Heart

The Black Donnellys Season 1 - Episode 2

While Jimmy is sitting in a holding cell, Tommy and Kevin visit him without any remorse for what they did to avenge their brother and protect their family. After everything, Tommy decides that it's the time to confide his feelings for Jenny Reilly, which ultimately leads to more than friendship.To cover their back, the brothers dispose of the body. Meanwhile, Nicky Cottero seizes control of the Italian mob while the murder investigation begins.

star 8.18
185 votes
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Victoria's Secret (2)

#5 - Victoria's Secret (2)

Due South Season 1 - Episode 21

When a woman from Fraser's past shows up in Chicago, he is drawn to her again, but not only is she hiding a secret, she's running from another man.

star 8.15
73 votes
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Part 4

#6 - Part 4

Show Me a Hero Season 1 - Episode 4

A new mayor pledges to oppose the housing, even though it is never quite clear what he might be able to do in that regard. Meanwhile, Nick Wasicsko tries to reconcile himself to life out of power as construction of the townhomes begins.

star 8.00
346 votes
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Part 3

#7 - Part 3

Show Me a Hero Season 1 - Episode 3

Mayor Wasicsko finally achieves some consensus and rams through a housing plan with a tough vote, and housing officials finally begin to plan to build the new townhomes. But even as they do, the political costs to Wasicsko become apparent.

star 7.91
350 votes
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Part 2

#8 - Part 2

Show Me a Hero Season 1 - Episode 2

All hell breaks loose as the Yonkers mayor and City Council are given an ultimatum by a federal judge weary of further delay. Meanwhile, public housing residents trapped in the deteriorating projects of West Yonkers watch and wait as the white residents of East Yonkers make clear just how opposed they are.

star 7.89
369 votes
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Part 5

#9 - Part 5

Show Me a Hero Season 1 - Episode 5

Armed with a growing recognition that he had fought on the side of angels in the battle over the housing, Wasicsko plans his political comeback, while the residents for the new townhouses are screened and chosen.

star 7.88
345 votes
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Part 1

#10 - Part 1

Show Me a Hero Season 1 - Episode 1

Nick Wasicsko becomes the youngest big-city mayor in America, but at what cost? Even before he is inaugurated, the obligation to build public housing in the white neighborhoods of Yonkers looms over his new administration.

star 7.70
510 votes
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Victoria's Secret (1)

#11 - Victoria's Secret (1)

Due South Season 1 - Episode 20

When a woman from Fraser's past shows up in Chicago, he is drawn to her again, but not only is she hiding a secret, she's running from another man.

star 7.64
78 votes
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Memories

#12 - Memories

Diff'rent Strokes Season 5 - Episode 9

A long lost trunk returned to the boys contains a tape recording of their deceased mother which brings to the surface a previously unrecognized problem that triggers uncharacteristic behavior from a usually happy-go-lucky Arnold.

star 7.60
5 votes
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Bird in the Hand

#13 - Bird in the Hand

Due South Season 2 - Episode 4

Fraser must see that a federal witness comes safely to trial.

star 7.12
102 votes
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Charmed Lives

#14 - Charmed Lives

Who's the Boss? Season 2 - Episode 26

Angela has found a model to play the part of a princess in a series of pasta commercials. But the client instead chooses a shy photographer, who didn't even want the job.

star 7.11
73 votes