The Best Episodes Directed by Peter Levin

Requiem

#1 - Requiem

Judging Amy Season 4 - Episode 20

Stu convinces a reluctant Amy to go on an overnight camping trip which ends up bringing them closer together; after planning to wed Jared secretly on the weekend, Maxine is devastated when he has a sudden, fatal heart attack in China and lashes out in her grief to everyone around her, including a rebellious teenaged client; tensions run high in the Gray household when Maxine refuses to allow anyone to comfort her, and Peter and Charles bicker over the funeral arrangements as a way of handling their sorrow; Maxine gathers family and friends at the diner for a moving memorial service.

star 8.25
4 votes
Death Be Not Whatever

#2 - Death Be Not Whatever

Joan of Arcadia Season 1 - Episode 7

Joan baby-sits for a 6-year-old boy who is obsessed with death; officers assault a black man at a gas station.

star 7.80
26 votes
Boston Terriers From France

#3 - Boston Terriers From France

Judging Amy Season 3 - Episode 22

Amy turns into a henpecking daughter upon Maxine's return from the hospital, forcing her mother to suffer through a healthier diet and a walking group for seniors; after Maxine questions the wisdom of living with Amy, they agree it would be best for Amy to move out; Amy's worried that Bruce is planning to enter a guilty plea on his assault charge; Kyle is forced to tell a runaway that she's dying; Amy hears the case of a high school student who hides her baby in a storage room during class.

star 7.80
10 votes
Blood is Thicker...

#4 - Blood is Thicker...

Law & Order Season 2 - Episode 14

An apparent mugging ends in the death of a wealthy woman but the case comes to hang on a silver pin that may have been in the victim's possession.

star 7.41
120 votes
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Every Stranger's Face I See

#5 - Every Stranger's Face I See

Judging Amy Season 4 - Episode 3

As Amy decides the fate of a ten year old boy who was kidnapped by his adoptive parents when they lost custody to his birth mother, she finds an answer to some of her own family's pressing concerns; Bruce is back at work as Amy's C.S.O. and is completing his community service at a soup kitchen; Amy gets the silent treatment from Lauren when she won't let her become a cheerleader, but both sides are forced to relent when Gillian unwittingly spills the beans about her own and Amy's cheerleading pasts; Maxine's refusal to sell her house to buyers she doesn't like leaves Peter feeling angry and unappreciated, so she hatches a plan that heals both him and a badly abused client; at the behest of his sponsor, Kyle applies to every residency program in the area, and Amy agrees to write him a letter of recommendation; Maxine finally finds the perfect buyer for her house.

star 7.36
11 votes
Starsky vs. Hutch

#6 - Starsky vs. Hutch

Starsky & Hutch Season 4 - Episode 21

Competing for the affections of a policewoman, Starsky and Hutch neglect their investigation of the murder of a dance-hall girl.

star 7.00
2 votes
Tricks of the Trade

#7 - Tricks of the Trade

Judging Amy Season 5 - Episode 4

Amy presides over the case of a prominent athletic star accused of rape. Maxine, feeling the pressure to find a new place to live, considers selling the diner. Kyle tries to locate a kidney for a young patient who needs a transplant. Stu and Amy still can't come to terms on where to go for their honeymoon, with their wedding only a month away.

star 6.88
8 votes