The Best Episodes Directed by Perry Lang
#1 - Into the Woods
Jack & Bobby Season 1 - Episode 14
Jack walks in on Grace and Tom (Bradley Cooper) in a compromising situation and tells Grace he disapproves of her romance. Meanwhile, Bobby convinces Grace to allow him to attend an overnight hunting trip with Peter by blackmailing her on telling Jack about her relationship with Tom before he finds out, which proves to be an eye-opening experience for Bobby. Also, Courtney contemplates moving her relationship with Nate (guest-star Mike Erwin) forward and does this by making him her first sexual experience. Lastly, Jack hangs out with new friend Katie (guest-star Kate Mara) as he adjusts to Missy and Randy (guest-star Cam Gigandet) now coming together.
#2 - Under the Influence
Jack & Bobby Season 1 - Episode 20
After getting into a big argument at the not-so-exciting school dance, Jack, Courtney, Marcus, Missy and Randy (guest-star Cam Gigandet) decide to drive to an after-party, but a deadly car accident prevents them from making it to their destination. They collide with a deer on the road, as Courtney flags down a truck driver as the episode begins and stems back to the hours before the accident. At the end of the episode one of the four are dead, Missy. Meanwhile, Grace agrees to chaperone Bobby's school field trip, much to Bobby's dismay, which proves to be a hurtful and eye-opening experience for Grace. Also, Grace and Bobby sneak into Independence Hall and take a look at an original copy of the ""Declaration of Independence."" Lastly, in the future Pres. Robert McCallister's eldest son, John ""Jack"" McCallister talks about the day his younger 16 year-old brother Henry died in a car accident after driving drunk and his involvement in the matter of his brother's death.
#3 - I Don't Wanna Dye
NYPD Blue Season 5 - Episode 18
Tommy Richardson's wife, Laurie, stops by to pick up his time records as Tommy has transferred to another precinct. Laurie expresses some concerns about his behavior, especially after she catches him in a phone conversation with another woman; she also shows Bobby and Diane signs of physical abuse. Bobby and Diane contact the woman that Laurie caught Tommy having a phone conversation and interview her, but it leads to nothing but more trouble for Tommy's wife. Meanwhile, Greg and Jill look into death of a man who was shot and found in the bathtub of his former girlfriend. The ex-girlfriend's father is also on the scene and suffering from the electric shock he received while trying to use an electric chain saw in the bathtub. Sylvia accompanies Andy to the hospital where he is scheduled for his CAT scan. Unfortunately, the test starts to go bad when Andy begins to experience chest pains. Tommy comes to the squad and lets Bobby know that no matter what they do, they haven't got any physi
#4 - Most Wanted
Nash Bridges Season 3 - Episode 9
A fugitive is released from prison by mistake and seeks revenge on Michelle. Nash teams with Michelle to capture him. Meanwhile, Nash refuses to partner with Joe on an off duty case to protect a sportscaster being blackmailed, so Joe chooses Evan.
#5 - Girl Talk
NYPD Blue Season 3 - Episode 16
A rapist-murderer is throwing small children from the tops of buildings and a cop from another precinct joins Simone and Sipowicz with their investigation. The only thing Andy knows about this cop is "she got her 1st grade money, the year I got screwed out of mine." Martinez and Russell investigate an alleged case of date rape, but the women of the squad and Sylvia, have major disagreement with James' decisions regarding the suspect. Andy shows his son some of the ropes of being a cop.
#6 - What a Dump!
NYPD Blue Season 4 - Episode 16
Andy and Bobby investigate the murder of a woman whose body was found dumped in an alley. They interview a strange suspect but other information tells them the woman was a mail order bride who was looking to divorce her husband. That makes him the prime suspect. Greg and James look into the drive by shooting at a bus. One of the passengers mouths of at Abby and that gets Greg's ire up. Throughout the rest of the day, Greg gets tough. He is nervous about his dinner with Abby later the evening. Andy works his part-time job for the US Marshall by doing "dump detail" at the airport.
#7 - Antarctica
Veritas: The Quest Season 1 - Episode 2
Danger in Antarctica awaits the team, forced to crash-land a plane during a fierce storm and brave unforgiving elements in a search for an ancient, mysterious source of energy.
#8 - ...There is a Reaction
Everwood Season 3 - Episode 2
At her father's suggestion, a heartbroken Amy is determined to make the most of her senior year in the wake of Ephram returning from New York and telling her that piano has to be his number one priority. Andy contemplates telling Ephram about Madison's (Sarah Lancaster, who does not appear in the episode) pregnancy. Meanwhile, Rose naively agrees to help Bright find his true calling after she discovers that he hasn't enrolled for college classes and is in fact leading a life of total leisure. Also, Dr. Jake Hartman (Scott Wolf) creates a marketing blitz for his new practice that threatens to push Dr. Abbott over the edge. Lastly, Nina takes in her friends' teenage daughter, Hannah (Sarah Drew, "Radio"), and asks Ephram to take her under his wing.
#9 - All About Adam
Popular Season 1 - Episode 16
Tall, dark, handsome and possibly the first male cheerleader? Could Kennedy High get even more twisted? Newcomer Adam joins the Kennedy High scene, where he befriends Brooke to express his secret desire to become a male cheerleader. Nicole, Poppy, and Mary Cherry are not at all interested in Adam joining the squad - until Adam exposes heavy dirt on the three girls. Meanwhile, Brooke's loyalty to Carmen is put on backburner when Carmen submits a photo of Sam for the new "Power Girl" commercial.
#11 - Burnin' Love
NYPD Blue Season 3 - Episode 11
Simone and Sipowicz look into the death of a young woman whose body is found burned well beyond recognition, except for a tattoo on her back. Gotelli puts his two cents in, much to Andy's delight. One of the victim's temporary roommates becomes the prime suspect. Medavoy pulls double duty (things still aren't good at home) and is assigned to watch an informant who has a penchant for playing poker with his friends. Unfortunately he might be put in a compromising position, when another "player" joins the game.
#12 - Mystery Dance
Nash Bridges Season 4 - Episode 11
Nash finds himself defending Caitlin when she's the main suspect for a murdered CIA agent connected to her mysterious past. Joe begins working out with the trainer from hell. Cassidy and Nick enter a tango dance contest.
#13 - Running Scared
Jack & Bobby Season 1 - Episode 12
Jack tries to resume a sense of normalcy after his brutal attack, but finds that the injury may keep him from returning to his old life when he visits the doctor with Grace. Also, Grace accidently runs into one of her students, Natalie, while she is leaving Tom's apartment, but may get busted as she tries to subliminally blackmail Grace with her grade in a later conversation. Meanwhile, Courtney meets a new guy who's tied up in front of her house as a fraternity hazing (guest-star Mike Erwin, ""Everwood""). He captures her interest and tries to get to know him later on. But his feelings for her are not what she had hoped. Lastly, the future reveals President McCallister's unique actions after a horrific bombing in Chicago.
#14 - Foreverwood (2)
Everwood Season 4 - Episode 22
After their house has been sold, Nina and Sam temporarily move in with the Browns. Wanting to take care of an unresolved issue in his life before he can propose to Nina, Andy takes a mysterious trip. Bright learns that Hannah has received a scholarship to Notre Dame and is devastated at the thought that she may accept it. Edna upsets Harold and Rose when she reveals her plans to leave Everwood. Delia is thrilled with Andy’s belated Bat Mitzvah gift.
#15 - The Last Wave
Dark Skies Season 1 - Episode 11
Following the suspicious suicide of college classmate Robert Dewey, John and Kim arrive in Los Angeles to see their old friends Nat Heller and Gina Abbott. Learning that Dewey's corpse was mysteriously confiscated by someone claiming to be with the coroner's office, Kim heads to the funeral home to investigate. Upon discovering a cameraman lurking in the bushes, she meets film student Jim Morrison, who has documented the removal of Dewey's body. And though John is suspicious, Kim befriends Morrison to find out just what he knows.
#16 - What Is and What Should Never Be
One Tree Hill Season 1 - Episode 20
While Nathan looks for an after-school job to pay his rent, Haley decides to throw a party at his apartment but panics when things get out of control. After a jilted Brooke realizes she was not invited to the festivities, she decides to crash the party with her new friend Nicki.
#17 - Shades of Gray
Dark Skies Season 1 - Episode 15
Despite tensions between Loengard and Albano, Bach is determined to get a glyph decoder held by Juliet. Realizing that it's just the weapon that could help with a takeover of Majestic, Juliet agrees to let Bach use it to attract an alien ship. As Loengard, Sayers and Juliet work to replicate the crop circles suspected to denote landing sites, the young daughter of a widowed farmer slips into where they are working. And upon taking her home, John and Kim can only hope Monica Gresham hasn't seen too much. Then, as their ruse succeeds in attracting a ship, an attempt to capture it and the crew goes awry. So Bach gives John and Kim time to find a wounded Gray on their own. Seeking refuge at her father's farm, the alien enlists Monica's help by promising her a chance to see her dead mother. Sensing that the Gray is nearby, Kim and John set up surveillance. Finding Monica looking for another critical artifact left behind by the ship, they follow her home to where the Gray is hiding. And thou
#19 - After Birth
Army Wives Season 1 - Episode 2
After Jeremy attacks his mother, she decides to learn defensive training with the help of Roxy. Meanwhile, Pamela has no other choice but to take care of the twins she just gave birth to since their biological parents are out of town. Joan's erratic behavior causes concern for those around her.
#20 - Patience
Eli Stone Season 1 - Episode 11
Eli takes up the case of a prisoner who is coincidently Keith's ex-client. Meanwhile, the law firm is visited by one of its partners, Marci Klein, who wants to investigate as to why the law firm was losing its Fortune 500 clients. This investigation by Marci could threaten Jordan's reign.
#21 - Emily In Wonderland
Gilmore Girls Season 1 - Episode 19
Rachel finds an abandoned inn that Lorelai and Sookie fall in love with. Rory takes Emily on a tour of Stars Hollow. Emily hits it off with Mrs. Kim and Michel, but becomes distraught when she sees Lorelai and Rory's first home. At Sookie's urging, Lorelai gives Jackson's cousin Rune a job at the Inn.
#24 - Unfreeze
Weeds Season 8 - Episode 7
Nancy and Silas start their new, legit and highly competitive jobs. After graduating from the police academy, Shane gets an assignment. Andy seeks employment at the local Jewish temple. Meanwhile, Doug's reckless spending comes to a complete halt.
#25 - Sight Unseen
Charmed Season 3 - Episode 5
Prue becomes increasingly paranoid over attacks from the Triad, and the mysterious threat Belthazor poses. After the house is robbed, Prue is convinced the Triad is launching an attack, when the real culprit is more mortal than all three sisters realise.
#26 - The Trial of Emory Dick
Popular Season 1 - Episode 12
Emory Dick flunks on Biology and decides to sue the school. Once again, we see Brooke versus Sam. Sam and Lily defending Emory and Brooke is defending the school. The accusations: the popular kids get good grades for their looks, while the unpopular ones are by themselves. Sugar Daddy won't be able to be in the wrestling team because he's too fat. Carmen gets in the middle of the Brooke-Sam fight and she decides to drop out of the cheerleading team. Emory drops the charges and the case ends with no winner.
#27 - Oh, The Places You'll Go
Everwood Season 3 - Episode 21
Ephram prepares to leave for Europe as he feels that he has nothing left for him in Everwood. However, he's caught off-guard and questions his plans when Andy reveals the secret that Amy has been keeping from Ephram. Meanwhile, Nina and Jake contemplate going into business together, but the stress on their relationship proves a big obstacle to overcome. Meanwhile, Bright finally confesses he has feelings for Hannah.
#28 - Bloodlines
Dark Skies Season 1 - Episode 20
Alerted to a planet size object transmitting a message to Earth, Bach orders Dr Carl Sagan to decode it while he keeps the news from Majestic's directors. And though he's kept in the dark, Albano agrees to ask the captured Gray to shed some light on its contents. Meanwhile, Loengard and Juliet use Dr Timothy Leary to find the San Francisco lab where the Hive has been producing a hallucinogen under the direction of Steele and Kim. And when Kim tosses the drug into John's face, it causes him to see their son aboard a Hive ship.
#31 - The Warren Omission
Dark Skies Season 1 - Episode 13
With the Warren Commission looking into the assassination of his brother, Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy asks John to testify. Despite Bach's warning, Kennedy paves the way with his own testimony before Loengard describes the events that led him into Majestic. And while John has a long way to go before convincing a skeptical Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren and his fellow commission members of his story, Bach decides to thoroughly discredit him anyway.
#32 - The Next Step
Everwood Season 4 - Episode 2
Andy learns that Ephram has no intention of moving back home, while Bright invites Ephram to move in with him and Reid (Justin Baldoni). Meanwhile, Hannah (Sarah Drew) begins to worry about the long term possibilities for her relationship with Bright after he shares his "three dates and out" policy; Harold suspects Andy is up to something after he frequently goes missing from the office. Nina and Jake have the grand opening for their new restaurant, Sam's. Nina is having a hard time convincing Everwood patrons on her new restaurant politics as "Mama Joys" is officially gone. But Nina gets some help when a couple of celebrities walk in and like her new establishment. Lastly, Ephram and Amy finally confront the unspoken fate of their relationship.
#33 - Black, White and Read All Over
Greek Season 1 - Episode 10
When a scandalous story in the college newspaper hits stands trashing the Greek system, the brothers and sisters of Omega Chia, Zeta Beta Zeta and even Kappa Tau are in a frenzy to figure out who the undercover culprit could be. Meanwhile, after navigating some troubled waters with her boyfriend, Ashleigh turns to Calvin for support and even goes so far as to hit on him, only to learn he has a secret.
#36 - Delta Does Detroit
E-Ring Season 1 - Episode 9
JT and a SO team are sent to Detroit to address a situation with a radical Christian group that has taken over a mosque and taken hostages. Sonny must address legal concerns around the action due to FBI jurisdiction and the Posse Comitatus act.
#37 - Second Chances
Hidden Palms Season 1 - Episode 8
In the series finale of "Hidden Palms," Johnny goes to Cliff in hopes of having him retrieve evidence from Eddie's old laptop. However, in order for this to be done he has to befriend Maria once again. Evidence that Liza finds leaves her stunned.
#38 - Don't Ask, Don't Tell
ER Season 3 - Episode 3
Mark is befuddled by an invitation from Susan to go on a joint vacation to Hawaii. The ER is filled with more refugees from South Side, Drs. Maggie Doyle and Abby Keaton among them. Peter decides to join Keaton's pedes team. Carter gets on Anspaugh's bad side when he exaggerates a patient's condition to book an operating room. Jeanie tries to keep her HIV status a secret in the face of Weaver's queries. Jerry tries to trap a loose kangaroo. Mark spends his entire day working on one patient, against Anspaugh's decree that ER attendings and residents should handle 2.5 patients per hour. Carter's apartment building burns down.
#39 - Time Will Tell
Alias Season 1 - Episode 8
Sydney must undergo an extensive lie detector test to satisfy Sloane's frantic search for the SD-6 mole. Meanwhile, with nemesis Anna Espinosa following her every move, Sydney seeks out the connection that a device may have to the 500-year-old prophetic Rambaldi sketch. The mystery of Kate Jones deepens as Will continues to investigate Danny's death; and Sydney discovers that a keepsake from her mother Laura contains more disturbing connections into Jack's past alliances.
#40 - Fate Accomplis
Everwood Season 3 - Episode 17
On the morning of his Julliard audition in New York, Ephram makes plans to meet up with Madison (guest star Sarah Lancaster) for coffee where he finds out that she was pregnant with his child. This devastating revelation causes Ephram to make decisions that will alter the course of his life. Amy tries to figure out what this will do to her and Emphram's relationship. Meanwhile, Dr. Abbott counsels a man (guest star Chris Penn) whose son may die as a result of a hunting accident.
#41 - Breach
NCIS: Los Angeles Season 1 - Episode 11
The death of a Petty Officer leads the NCIS team to a teenager in Sam's life. Meanwhile, Hetty is concerned about the effect that the workload is having on the team.
#43 - Under Siege
Popular Season 1 - Episode 3
Josh is pressured to quit the play, so Mr. Vincent gets back at coach Peritti by giving Sam the sports budget. The scandal is set and the Glamazons are the first ones to be axed. Brooke tries to convince Josh on quitting the play and they have another fight. Nicole tells Principal Hall that Sam and Mr. Grant are having an affair, and he can't prove wrong. Lily refuses to dissect a frog and Ms. Glass makes her walk around carrying the dead frog. The McQueen-McPherson family dinner is a disaster and Brooke slaps Sam. But they realize that their parents are really in love.
#44 - Rules of Engagement
Tarzan Season 1 - Episode 4
Richard Claytons fears come true as he discovers that his estranged sister Kathleen is harboring Tarzan and thinks that she is not only after Tarzan's share of the family fortune, but also control of Greystoke Industries. Meanwhile, Jane attempts to stop the sole witness (guest star Tim Guinee) to Michael's death from testifying and possibly incriminating Tarzan before Richard can get to him.
#46 - Kiss and Tell
Young Americans Season 1 - Episode 3
The feminine balance is thrown off with the arrival of Paige Bennett, a beautiful, sophisticated new student at Rawley Girls Academy who Bella likes in spite of herself. Paige is unabashedly in romantic pursuit of Scout, whom she's known since they were kids, and may be successful at turning his head away from his forbidden love. Meanwhile, Will has a run-in with a trouble-making upperclassman, Ryder Forrest that lands him in deep trouble with Finn, and Hamilton and Jake find themselves in a confusing competition over a girl.
#47 - Mulligan
Hidden Palms Season 1 - Episode 5
Liza makes a shocking discovery when she breaks into Cliff's room to find evidence that Eddie was murdered. Meanwhile, Johnny reluctantly plays in a charity golf tournament with Bob; and Greta's dad returns unexpectedly and starts wooing Tess.
#48 - Sangraal
Veritas: The Quest Season 1 - Episode 6
A quest for the Holy Grail that's linked to a kidnapping takes the team to an island off Nova Scotia, where danger lurks in an ancient subterranean maze rigged with booby traps.
#49 - Use Your Disillusion
Dawson's Creek Season 5 - Episode 5
Dawson takes Joey up on her invitation for a weekend in Boston, but the two have reservations once there. Meanwhile, Jack is surprised when his boyfriend Tobey shows up unexpectedly forcing Jack to choose between fraternity hell week and spending time with Tobey.
#50 - Year of the Tiger
Las Vegas Season 1 - Episode 9
A high roller's rowdy daughters become Danny's responsibility. A small-town fiancé is seduced by the tables as Mary organizes a group wedding. Mike is sued by a drunk woman he rescues.
#51 - Shades of Guilt
The Twilight Zone (2002) Season 1 - Episode 3
Matt McGreevy is driving when a black man runs up to his car and begs for help. Matt drives away as a gang falls on the man and beat him to death. When he arrives home, Matt first bleeds from the cuts the dead man suffers, then his skin changes. By the time he gets back home he has transformed into the dead man, a college professor...