The Best Episodes Directed by Pete Travis

Operation Paperclip

#1 - Operation Paperclip

Project Blue Book Season 1 - Episode 4

A bizarre UFO encounter with a commercial airliner leads Hynek and Quinn to a top-secret program involving ex-Nazi scientists in Huntsville, Alabama, known as Operation Paperclip, which has a mysterious agenda all its own.

star 7.78
954 votes
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Area 51

#2 - Area 51

Project Blue Book Season 2 - Episode 3

Hynek and Quinn investigate reports of a soldier who was allegedly taken inside a flying saucer at a remote military base in Nevada, where they subsequently learn about the several reasons why the secrets contained in Area 51 should not be released.

star 7.76
646 votes
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The Lubbock Lights

#3 - The Lubbock Lights

Project Blue Book Season 1 - Episode 3

When the citizens of Lubbock, Texas, witness a mysterious V-shaped craft in the night sky, Hynek and Quinn are brought in to investigate the mass sighting.

star 7.63
1039 votes
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#4 - Hopkinsville

Project Blue Book Season 2 - Episode 4

A supposed alien invades a rural home in Kentucky, which prompts the CIA to give Hynek and Quinn access to their top-secret program known as MK Ultra, which asserts that the alien attack has the potential to be the beginning of a larger plan.

star 7.62
612 votes
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The Blind Man of Seville (Part 1)

#5 - The Blind Man of Seville (Part 1)

Falcón Season 1 - Episode 1

While the city of Seville celebrates Holy Week, a successful restaurateur is bound, gagged and tortured to death. The crime scene suggests he was forced to watch a film as he suffered, but Chief Inspector Javier Falcón appears more interested in an old photograph of his father in the businessman's home. As the investigation progresses, the detective finds himself drawn to the victim's widow and prime suspect Consuelo, and discovers the truth about his family's involvement in the Spanish Civil War.

star 6.69
219 votes
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The Blind Man of Seville (Part 2)

#6 - The Blind Man of Seville (Part 2)

Falcón Season 1 - Episode 2

Falcon becomes convinced Consuelo is innocent and that the guilt lies elsewhere. After receiving a stream of diary excerpts from an anonymous source, the detective uncovers the existence of a cabal devised by his father - which also included the murder victim.

star 6.45
237 votes
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