The BEST episodes directed by Peter Ellis

The Ripple Effect
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16.67
1 votes

#1 - The Ripple Effect

Knots Landing - Season 11 - Episode 18

Greg discovers that Mary Francis had been part of a subversive group, and used his computer to look up shipments from Oakman Industries to "Monbasa" over the past two years. Val brings Danny to meet the neighbors. He charms them all except for Karen, who "knows" that Gary is right about him. Gary and Amanda sleep together and she moves to Phoenix to start her life over. Paige breaks up with Tom when he lies to her. Mac figures out that Tom is a "dirty" cop who works for Oakman. Oakman tells Tom he has one last job for him. Harold empties Olivia's bank account to pay his bookie and goes to Florida. He leaves a note telling her to apologize to Michael and for her to have a nice life. Greg is shot.

Natural Selection (2)
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10.00
1 votes

#2 - Natural Selection (2)

Silk Stalkings - Season 4 - Episode 2

Even if the leader of the serial killer has lost his very most active gang member he cannot stop his urge to kill.

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Family Affairs
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10.00
2 votes

#3 - Family Affairs

Silk Stalkings - Season 5 - Episode 5

While in high speed pursuit of a murder suspect, Chris hits a teenager who ran a red light. After the teenager dies, Chris has trouble coping with the accident. He finds himself in trouble with the police department after he pushes a prominent Palm Beach family too hard while investigating the murder.

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Black and Blue
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10.00
1 votes

#4 - Black and Blue

Silk Stalkings - Season 5 - Episode 16

While working at Sunrise House--a shelter for battered women--Holly receives a distress call from Sharon Grayson who says her husband is going to kill her. When Mike and Holly arrive at the scene, they find the husband dead--with two bullets in his body--and Sharon is nowhere to be seen. While Holly believes that Sharon was truly in danger, no one seems to agree, including Allie Grayson, the deceased's daughter, Michael and Donovan. Holly changes her mind, however, when some evidence turns up that shows that Sharon may not really be who she says she is.

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Carrie & Jessie
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9.00
2 votes

#5 - Carrie & Jessie

Silk Stalkings - Season 4 - Episode 5

The young daughter of a wealthy family has a split personality, and when the tyrant mother is found dead, she seems to be the obvious target of the police investigation.

I'll Never Be the Same
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8.50
2 votes

#6 - I'll Never Be the Same

Jake and the Fatman - Season 5 - Episode 4

Jake kills a 14-year-old boy. He claims the boy had a gun and fired upon him, but no gun is found and the neighbors didn't hear anything.

Fury
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8.22
73 votes

#7 - Fury

Third Watch - Season 5 - Episode 8

Doc is demoted back to the streets and continues his downward spiral, presenting Kim with no end of problems as he lies about his demotion, resists her orders as the supervising paramedic, and deliberately runs down a perp with the bus; Barnes is shanked at Riker's for doing a flip on Buford; Carlos is devastated when Kylie is diagnosed with aplastic anemia and he's not a match for a bone marrow donation; Sully tries to deflect Ty's teasing about his relationship with Barbara by getting him to focus on their LSAT prep; after a horrific gunfight, Maritza finally captures Lettie's killer and decides to spare him so that he can suffer for the rest of his life in prison.

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Pride Comes Before a Brawl
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8.18
90 votes

#8 - Pride Comes Before a Brawl

Hercules: The Legendary Journeys - Season 1 - Episode 7

Pride and arrogance are ugly traits ill befitting an honorable warrior. Yet Iolaus succumbed to pride as the two men made their way to Thrace. First Iolaus fought a taunting bunch of thugs and had to be rescued by Hercules. Then he took his own path toward Thrace, determined to beat his friend to the city. On the way he met Lydia and escaped several dangers, but Hera sent Nemesis to kill Iolaus for the sin of pride. Only when Iolaus committed a selfless act of friendship toward Hercules did he earn his own reprieve.

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Crash and Burn
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8.15
103 votes

#9 - Crash and Burn

Third Watch - Season 4 - Episode 4

Doherty, riding on his motorcycle, is first to arrive at a multivehicle collision; Taylor is hit by a car; Tatiana goes to see Chevchenko, and tragedy ensues.

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The Defense
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8.15
20 votes

#10 - The Defense

Matlock - Season 6 - Episode 7

Teenager Danny Hayes is on trial for the murder of his father. Danny honestly believed that his father was about to kill his mother as he threatened to, but the testimony of his father's best friend threatens Danny's chances at freedom.

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Fox Two
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8.00
2 votes

#11 - Fox Two

Pensacola: Wings of Gold - Season 2 - Episode 15

Swamp has a loss of confidence both in his flying and when he tries to romance Holly ""of Hollywood."" Burner competes against a new instructor from Top Gun who can't accept losing even though instructors are supposed to be able hold back. Pearly, who was one of Hammer's trainers, is trying to requalify in order to take a fleet assignment, but he seems to have lost his skills.

Raid on Osirak
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8.00
2 votes

#12 - Raid on Osirak

Pensacola: Wings of Gold - Season 2 - Episode 6

While Hammer and Kelly go on a top secret mission, Burner and Spoon find they have their hands full when they try to look after Kelly's ostensibly prim and proper niece. (It is revealed that Hammer was briefly a P.O.W. during the Gulf War.)

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Burn Out
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8.00
2 votes

#13 - Burn Out

Pensacola: Wings of Gold - Season 2 - Episode 2

Ice takes her first flight with Kelly/Raider as her I.P. (Instructor Pilot) in the backseat. Burner is grounded by Hammer for losing his temper when a snob hits his motorcycle but ultimately proves himself and takes his first flight with Hammer as his I.P. Spoon's father, T.H., visits. He surprises Spoon with a girlfriend who is about 2 years younger than Spoon. Spoon is very rude to her. However the sparks fly when T.H. takes business meetings and the two spend the day together.

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The End of the Beginning
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8.00
2 votes

#14 - The End of the Beginning

Tarzan - Season 1 - Episode 8

When the police finally capture Jane, Tarzan agrees to turn himself in to Richard in exchange for Jane's safety and freedom. With Tarzan in his clutches, Richard attempts to have him declared legally insane so that he can claim legal custody of him and his Greystoke shares. Meanwhile, Kathleen fights to free them both.

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The Return
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8.00
2 votes

#15 - The Return

Falcon Crest - Season 9 - Episode 20

Sharpe reels from the news that his hated rival Richard is Danny's father. Richard's plans to run the winery with Lauren run into a snag when Angela returns after regaining consciousness. When Richard informs Angela that she has no legal claim to the winery, Angela pretends to give in, but she is secretly planning to block Richard's marriage to Lauren with the help of Michael Sharpe.

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The Benders
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7.85
3113 votes

#16 - The Benders

Supernatural - Season 1 - Episode 15

Dean searches for Sam when he is kidnapped by a backwoods family who likes to hunt humans and use their body parts as trophies.

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Lockdown
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7.79
71 votes

#17 - Lockdown

Third Watch - Season 5 - Episode 3

Yokas clashes with her mother over her recovery; Maritza is back on the job, but unhappy that she's back in the bag and handing out parking tickets; Ty and Sully discover a truck carrying sick illegal aliens and end up scouring the city to track down one of them who escapes after it's determined that the aliens have a highly contagious and potentially fatal disease.

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Bloody Mary
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7.71
4132 votes

#18 - Bloody Mary

Supernatural - Season 1 - Episode 5

A man dies of a stroke in front of a mirror but Sam and Dean believe something, or someone else (Bloody Mary), may be behind his death. Dean tries to help Sam open up about his girlfriend's death, particularly after Sam lets it slip that there's some information that he hasn't told Dean.

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Enquiring Minds
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7.67
3 votes

#19 - Enquiring Minds

Falcon Crest - Season 8 - Episode 18

As Pilar and Sinclair plot against Richard, Samantha and Richard continue to scheme against Angela, while Nick Agretti investigates the background of a forged document. When Lance discovers one deed too many in Angela's safe and burns the document, he is unaware that he has been observed by Pilar, who has joined forces with Sinclair to undermine Richard in his upcoming investigation by the S.E.C. Richard misunderstands Tommy's presence in Maggie's hotel suite. Samantha helps Angela to escape from one of Richard's ploys.

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One Shot, One Kill
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7.67
1487 votes

#20 - One Shot, One Kill

NCIS - Season 1 - Episode 13

The team investigates when a Marine recruitment officer is found shot to death by a sniper with a grudge, who leaves a white feather behind.

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Who Died and Made You King?
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7.61
252 votes

#21 - Who Died and Made You King?

Roswell - Season 3 - Episode 15

When the gang attempts to return to their normal lives, they soon find that their lives have gotten a lot more complicated, which includes Jesse attempting to come to terms with his newfound knowledge but matters are complicated when he finds himself under FBI scrutiny, and Max's "death" creates a unique situation within the alien authority structure, resulting in a new King...Michael.

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Shadow of a Doubt
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7.61
37 votes

#22 - Shadow of a Doubt

Mortal Kombat: Conquest - Season 1 - Episode 12

Kung Lao is badly wounded in a fight with Rain. With him practically defenseless, Shao Kahn sends Mileena to masquerade as Princess Kitana and finish off the weakened Kung Lao.

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Natural Born Killer
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7.60
2166 votes

#23 - Natural Born Killer

Criminal Minds - Season 1 - Episode 8

When an undercover cop in Baltimore involved in a mob investigation goes missing, the BAU believes a serial killer rather than organized crime has something to do with his disappearance. The probe leads to several unsolved missing persons cases.

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Crime and Punishment (2)
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7.59
71 votes

#24 - Crime and Punishment (2)

Third Watch - Season 4 - Episode 10

Bosco is dismayed as he watches Cruz go to the extreme lengths of planting drugs, frightening children, and faking a dying declaration in their attempt to arrest the drug dealer who killed another dealer and then tried to to kill the 12 year old boy who witnessed the crime; Nancy tells Ty that she's ending her relationship with Hancock, and gives Ty the ammunition he needs to get out from under Hancock's thumb and back to duty at the 55, as well as getting Sully's suspension from duty lifted.

Bête Noire
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7.58
1454 votes

#25 - Bête Noire

NCIS - Season 1 - Episode 16

A terrorist holds Ducky, Gerald, and Kate hostage while NCIS investigate how exactly the terror organization member got a job at the navy base.

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Everybody Lies
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7.58
100 votes

#26 - Everybody Lies

Third Watch - Season 4 - Episode 19

Sully is sober and back on the job; Faith continues to keep a close watch on Emily; a mutual attraction springs up between Kim and a reporter; Faith and Bosco pursue a man after he steals a bag of money from an overturned armored car involved in a fatal accident; Faith is unable to dissuade Bosco from wanting to hide the cash after the robber drops it, rather than carrying such a heavy load during a foot chase, and is proved right when they return later to retrieve the bag and find that it's been stolen yet again; faced with disciplinary action and investigations by the Major Case Squad and IAB, they pound the pavement trying to find the second perp and discover that the accident with the armored car had been staged by one of the guards and his girlfriend; Maritza ends up stealing the first perp's collar from Faith, which further erodes their relationship; Bosco is jealous when the Major Case Squad detective running the investigation turns out to be Maritza's former boyfriend; as Doc and Kim rush Nicole West to Mercy after a suicide attempt, she tells Kim that her stepfather Anthony has been molesting her; when Nicole's mother refuses to believe that her husband has done anything wrong, Kim implores Melinda to see that her daughter is crying out for help with repeated suicide attempts; after Nicole convinces Melinda that Anthony is guilty and reveals that her accusations against Carlos were false, Melinda apologizes and withdraws her complaint against Carlos and the city; still at odds over trust and honesty issues, Faith and Bosco trade painfully honest barbs and decide to split up; Carlos is elated when Ty tells him he's being reinstated.

Unholy Alliance (1)
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7.52
155 votes

#27 - Unholy Alliance (1)

Highlander: The Series - Season 2 - Episode 14

Xavier St. Cloud returns, killing Immortals with the help of mortal mercenaries who shoot his prey, making his kill easy. His next target is MacLeod but, warned by Dawson, Mac and Charlie just manage to escape death -- though the dojo is all but destroyed in the gunfight. Renee Delaney, a CID agent investigating the mercenary angle, gets on the case. MacLeod goes after Xavier himself, and Charlie insists on coming along. During his battle with St. Cloud, MacLeod spots James Horton, the Hunter who killed Darius. Distracted, Mac is 'killed' and falls down an elevator shaft out of beheading range, and Charlie is badly wounded and lies near death. Blaming Dawson for helping Horton escape alive, MacLeod warns him not to cross his path again.

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Madness Descending
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7.50
2 votes

#28 - Madness Descending

Falcon Crest - Season 9 - Episode 12

When Genele forces Frank out of his own home in order to entertain her lover Sharpe, Frank delivers the remains of Genele's sister and Frank's ex-wife Renee to the police, informing them that Genele killed her ten years before. Sydney tries to push Pilar and Lance back together. Sharpe is displeased when Lauren moves in with Richard after her ordeal with Walker. Sharpe tries to act as a business mentor for Danny.

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Dark Streets
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7.50
2 votes

#29 - Dark Streets

Falcon Crest - Season 9 - Episode 18

Lauren tries to persuade Anne to reconcile with Sharpe. Anne and Lauren work to create an understanding between Sharpe and Richard, but once the women leave, Sharpe and Richard each vow to find the mechanic Sharpe hired to tamper with Sydney's car. Pilar disguises herself as a homeless woman to win the trust of Sacco's girlfriend, who leads Pilar to Sacco. Sharpe's henchman, Nick, follows both of them. However, when Nick is about to shoot Sacco, Lance disarms him from behind. With the informant they need to wrest Falcon Crest from Sharpe, Pilar and Lance call Richard.

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The Other Woman
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7.50
2 votes

#30 - The Other Woman

Bergerac - Season 7 - Episode 4

Whilst playing golf, Charlie (who else?) finds the body of Graham Hawkesworth buries in a bunker. Investigations show that he was apparently having an affair with an unknown woman. This ‘other woman' is the prime suspect in Hawkesworth's murder and it appears that she is none other than Susan. It transpires that Graham invented the story that he was having an affair and chose Susan as the ‘other woman' in order to make his wife jealous. His wife is the real killer and plans to make Susan the next victim.

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Grey Ghost
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7.50
4 votes

#31 - Grey Ghost

Pensacola: Wings of Gold - Season 1 - Episode 8

The Sea Dragons try to stop a biological weapon, a virus called the Grey Ghost, from being sold by arms dealers. Janine starts seeing an old boyfriend, Zach, because Bobby keeps breaking their dates for work reasons.

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Trojan Horse
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7.43
275 votes

#32 - Trojan Horse

JAG - Season 9 - Episode 22

Navy SEAL's come under the microscope when a large amount of heroin is intercepted and confiscated, only to have a kilo of it turn up missing. And Bud comes to the aid of a Marine singer who is being harassed by the record company that he is under contract to, when they object to him serving in the war.

The Plague
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7.43
99 votes

#33 - The Plague

Diagnosis Murder - Season 1 - Episode 18

A gangland 'protector' under surveillance by Steve becomes infected with the plague when a medicine bottle is mysteriously switched. Dr. Sloan tries to find the source of the virus before the murderer starts an epidemic.

UnSEALeD
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7.40
1480 votes

#34 - UnSEALeD

NCIS - Season 1 - Episode 18

The team is looking for an ex-SEAL who escaped from prison in search of revenge. He is determined to find the real murderer of his wife.

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Studies in Light
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7.33
215 votes

#35 - Studies in Light

Highlander: The Series - Season 2 - Episode 2

Duncan, Tessa, and Richie attend a photographic exhibit featuring Immortal Gregor, and Duncan discovers that the other exhibitor is someone he loved decades earlier, who had sent him away in order to focus on her work. She recognizes him, but he doesn't know how to tell her that he is the same man she loved. Meanwhile, Gregor appears to have changed since Duncan knew him, as he appears to have become disillusioned and can no longer feel emotion.

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Stop the Presses
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7.32
33 votes

#36 - Stop the Presses

Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman - Season 4 - Episode 10

Lois' promotion causes problems in her marriage to Clark. They have their first major fight after she kills one of his stories, preventing him from uncovering a plot.

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Unholy Alliance (2)
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7.32
155 votes

#37 - Unholy Alliance (2)

Highlander: The Series - Season 2 - Episode 15

As Charlie regains strength, MacLeod accepts help from Dawson one last time, and barely misses catching Xavier and Horton. He then follows their trail to Paris -- accompanied by the persistent Renee Delaney. They track down Horton, and when he almost escapes, he is shot by Joe Dawson. MacLeod, with the help of his humorous new neighbor Maurice, then tracks down Xavier and finally takes his head. In a coda, however, we learn that Horton still lives.

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Dark Matter
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7.32
604 votes

#38 - Dark Matter

Numb3rs - Season 2 - Episode 19

Don and his team investigate a school shooting. He learns two students could have a strong motive, so Charlie uses the school's radio frequency identification system to track the shooters' movements through the school's hallways. When Charlie detects an abnormal pattern, the agents take a look at the evidence and discover a third participant no one had suspected earlier.

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The Festival of Dionysus
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7.28
86 votes

#39 - The Festival of Dionysus

Hercules: The Legendary Journeys - Season 1 - Episode 4

A power struggle threatened to send the peaceful kingdom of Meliad into war. Fearing the worst Queen Camilla summoned Hercules to the annual Festival of Dionysus. If Dionysus, the god of wine, did not find King Iphicles worthy to rule another year, ten lovely virgins would become drunk and slaughter the King in a terrible frenzy. Iphicles was a good king, but he was still in danger. Pentheus, the king's elder son, plotted with Ares, the god of war, to overthrow his father. Hercules battled a deadly eel and then overcame Pentheus, saving the king.

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Lockdown
star
7.25
787 votes

#40 - Lockdown

Smallville - Season 5 - Episode 11

Lex and Lana are at the mercy of a deranged Smallville deputy who plans to keep them captive until Lex reveals the location of the Kryptonian spaceship. Meanwhile, the Kents can't see eye-to-eye on campaign financing.

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Playing for Keeps
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7.13
72 votes

#41 - Playing for Keeps

Diagnosis Murder - Season 2 - Episode 17

Dr. Sloan investigates the murder of an antagonistic pro volleyball player. Steve searches for an alleged stalker while Amanda and Jack keep an eye on her teammates, none of whom are particularly upset over her death.

Murder Murder
star
7.12
41 votes

#42 - Murder Murder

Diagnosis Murder - Season 3 - Episode 11

Dr. Sloan tries to solve a friend's murder while Steve investigates the deceased's ex-wife and her identical twin sister.

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Heedless Hearts
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7.11
55 votes

#43 - Heedless Hearts

Hercules: The Legendary Journeys - Season 2 - Episode 15

Hercules fell in love with Rheanna, a beautiful woman who needed his help. The ruthless King Melkos held the village of Colchis in his tyrannical grip, and he had killed Rheanna's husband. A freak lightning bolt gave Iolaus the ability to predict future events, and he warned his friend that Rheanna would betray him. But Hephates, Rheanna's sister-in-law, was the real traitor. Hercules, Iolaus and Rheanna managed to escape their guards and help the village rebels overthrow Melkos. Rheanna was stunned to find her husband alive, and Hercules bid her a sad farewell.

Georgia on My Mind
star
7.05
73 votes

#44 - Georgia on My Mind

Diagnosis Murder - Season 2 - Episode 8

Jack and Steve vie for a young woman's affections as she leads them in an investigation of a PI's death.

Manhunt
star
7.02
86 votes

#45 - Manhunt

Highlander: The Series - Season 5 - Episode 4

Carl Robinson, the former slave turned baseball player, has finally found the good life as a Major Leagues star -- but when Carl is challenged by another Immortal and witnesses find him standing over the decapitated body, Carl is forced to go on the run from the cops. He turns to MacLeod for help when he is pursued by lawman Matthew McCormick, who has more than just a professional interest in taking Carl into custody.

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Danny
star
7.00
2 votes

#46 - Danny

Falcon Crest - Season 9 - Episode 10

With a bullet wound in the chest, Charley disappears from Falcon Crest. Because Chris Agretti is missing, Sydney worries that Ian and Charley might have killed him. Sharpe gains control of Falcon Crest by threatening to press criminal charges against Emma for authorizing the release of tainted wine. Sharpe's son Danny provides his father with crucial evidence, which he found while on a date with Sydney. Richard suspects that Lauren's marital situation is worsening, while Lance resists renewing a sexual relationship with Pilar.

Brotherly Love
star
7.00
2 votes

#47 - Brotherly Love

Falcon Crest - Season 9 - Episode 14

Danny fights Sharpe's attempts to control his life and to make him break up with Sydney. After Sydney brings them back together, Lance and Pilar make plans to retake control of Falcon Crest. When Richard learns through Pilar that Genele was responsible for delivering his business secrets to Sharpe, he throws Genele out and attempts to reconcile with Lauren. Realizing that her brother's affection for her is more than just brotherly, Lauren decides she has to leave Sharpe's house.

The Fighter
star
6.81
129 votes

#48 - The Fighter

Highlander: The Series - Season 2 - Episode 11

MacLeod's old friend Tommy Sullivan is a scrappy little Irishman, a one-time boxer turned trainer, who can charm anyone into anything. He charms MacLeod into backing his current boxer and charms Charlie into playing Cyrano to help him woo a shy waitress. But when a rival manager who was trying to steal Sully's fighter turns up dead, MacLeod's opinion of his old friend begins to be altered forever.

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The Return of Maggie Beckett
star
6.67
184 votes

#49 - The Return of Maggie Beckett

Sliders - Season 5 - Episode 9

The Sliders arrive on a world where Maggie's double was a heroic astronaut and loved by the public. When she is mistaken for her double, the public gets excited. After being kidnapped by the mysterious Leader, Maggie is taken by the government where she must confront her father.

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Full Disclosure
star
6.61
98 votes

#50 - Full Disclosure

Highlander: The Raven - Season 1 - Episode 2

The murder of a Navajo code-talker throws Nick and Amanda together again. Nick is determined to learn Amanda's secret.

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