The Best Episodes Directed by Peter Markle
#1 - A Man of Faith
Jack & Bobby Season 1 - Episode 4
Bobby's interest in religion is piqued when he helps Warren study for his Bar Mitzvah. Elswhere Grace insults a Arab-American female student, Hebba (guest-star Lisa Pintel) with deep religious beliefs. Taking offense, Grace chastises Hebba in front of the class, prompting a campus-wide boycott of her classes. Jack gets a chance to rejoin the track team when the coach needs a replacement runner for Marcus, who's on academic probation. Bobby demands to know why Grace never took him to church. Completely thrown by the accusations, Grace must explain to Bobby & Hebba what ""faith"" really means to her. In the future, pre-President McCallister struggles with his faith.
#2 - Welcome to New York
NYPD Blue Season 7 - Episode 12
Sorenson, Sipowicz and Medavoy with help from John Irvin, investigate the disappearance of a gay man (with evidence of foul play), whose nephew indicates that his uncle's former lover might be their man. The lover is brought in for questioning, but their questioning reveals that the lover's new roommate might be someone worth questioning as he's referred to the victim as "Satan incarnate." Meanwhile, Russell, Kirkendall and Jones help the meek victim of a gang rape. The victim at least had the presence of mind to keep track of where the gang took her to be raped, despite the fact they wouldn't let her see where they were taking her. Retracing her steps leads the detectives to the apartment where the raped occurred and to "the fifth man in," which will eventually lead them to the other four.
#6 - In Extremis
Without a Trace Season 1 - Episode 9
Dr. Anwar Samir, a third year resident at a New York hospital suddenly goes missing following a disagreement with his superior and the rejection of a proposal by his girlfriend. Given his Saudi Arabian background, almost inevitably suspicions arise of terrorist links. Witnesses and colleagues begin to question past "suspicious" behaviour, and disagreement manifests within the team itself as to the presumption of guilt as the Joint Terrorism Task Force also becomes increasingly involved.
#8 - The Source
Without a Trace Season 1 - Episode 18
Delia , a television reporter, disappears in the middle of the investigation of a nightclub owner who is a suspected drug dealer. They also discovers that Delia was working on the case of a murderer on death row who she thought was innocent, and who might be linked to an assistant district attorney working with Jack on the case.
#10 - Are You Now Or Have You Ever Been?
Without a Trace Season 1 - Episode 21
Jack's methods for investigation of child molester could result in the case being kicked out of court. Then on top of that, the Office of Professional Responsibility decides to investigate the team, but their real target is Jack
#11 - And the Rockets Dead Glare
Homicide: Life On The Street Season 1 - Episode 7
A Chinese political refugee is murdered. Bolander and Munch investigate a murder of a man whose body is found in the park. Lewis and Crosetti go to the Chinese Embassy in Washington while looking into the murder of the Chinese political refugee. After they leave, a U.S. government official tells them to back off. Gee is looking for Pembleton because Pembleton may be up for a promotion. Howard nearly botches her testimony against the drug dealer. Pembleton is up for a promotion that he may not want.
#12 - Farthingale
Life (2007) Season 1 - Episode 8
Crews and Reese investigate a gas explosion in which an IRS agent leading a double life is the victim. Was it an accident or arson? Was the IRS agent trying to be a hero? Crews is once again a suspect in a murder investigation when the detective who handled his case is found dead.
#14 - Oh, Mama
NYPD Blue Season 9 - Episode 12
Sipowicz and Clark Jr. begin an investigating the death of high school student. McDowell and Ortiz start investigating the death of a 3 year old girl who was shot while sleeping in her crib. Medavoy and Jones interview a girl about death of the student and she mentions a boy nicknamed "Swirly" that had a fight with the victim. McDowell and Ortiz report back to Rodriquez that an engagement party was going on underneath the little girl's window. Rodriquez also asks Ortiz about what her husband may be calling about. She tells him that they are getting a divorce. Sipowicz and Clark Jr. interview "Swirly" and he confesses to the crime. They go to "Swirly"'s home and meet his naked eccentric mother. McDowell and Ortiz question the new fiancÃ©e about his engagement party and who might have fired a gun last night. He denies that any shots were fired. Sipowicz and Clark Jr. return and are doubtful that "Swirly" committed the crime. Andy asks John for a quick haircut. Haywood and Jones
#15 - If You Are Watching This I Am Dead
Crisis Season 1 - Episode 2
After a mysterious phone call, Meg Fitch must collect a large sum of cash in order to get her daughter Amber back safely. Meanwhile, the Pakistani Ambassador is tasked with doing the unthinkable to get his son back. Elsewhere, Dunn and Finley begin working together to track down the whereabouts of a missing secret service agent and uncover a surprising secret. At the mansion, the students of Ballard High School are tested by their captors.
#16 - Stalker
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 2 - Episode 19
Jane Galloway lives in fear. Her doors are triple-locked. Every shade is drawn. The bathroom window is nailed shut. An alarm system is activated. Who killed Jane, and how could the murderer have possibly entered, and left, the house?
#17 - Bridges
Fairly Legal Season 1 - Episode 10
One day in the life of Kate: prevent an international incident at the Croatian Embassy and mediate between two litigious brothers before her nemesis, Judge Nicastro, throws her in jail -- all while bracing herself for the possibility of some major personal changes.
#18 - Tail Spin
Without a Trace Season 5 - Episode 12
The team tries to determine whether or not the recent disappearance of an air traffic controller has connections to the Middle East. The team soon learns that his wife died in an automobile accident and he was having an affair with her sister.
#19 - Glued
Cold Case Season 1 - Episode 12
Det. Stillman asks Lilly to re-open a case he couldn't solve, wherein an 8-year-old boy, Tim Barnes, was murdered in 1980. The prime suspects included a catholic priest, three glue-sniffing teenagers, one elusive suspect, and the boy's own parents.
#21 - Greene with Envy
ER Season 6 - Episode 3
Mark clashes with new attending physician Gabriel Lawrence. Lucy and Luka try to convince a woman that her husband is dangerous. Carter tries to be supportive as Elaine undergoes her mastectomy. After Weaver puts in a good word for her, Jeanie receives baby Carlos on a temporary basis; she and Reggie get married later in the day. Cleo treats a family who was in an accident. Benton talks with his lawyer about having a DNA test.
#22 - Christmas Carol (1)
The X-Files Season 5 - Episode 6
On her Christmas vacation with her brother's family, Scully receives a mysterious phone call from a familiar voice who says, "She needs your help. Go to her." The phone call leads Scully to a murder case where the victim's 3-year-old adopted daughter bears an uncanny likeness to her sister, Melissa, at that age. The emotional roller coaster that follows has Scully believing that her sister had a baby during a period when she traveled the country and she tries to adopt the child, knowing that caring for the little girl would change her life.
#23 - Not for Nothing
Life (2007) Season 2 - Episode 4
Crews and Reese race against the clock to find the killer when a student acting as a corrections officer in a university's prison experiment ends up dead; Crews obsesses over a recording he got from a wiretap he placed on Reese.
#24 - Slaves of Las Vegas
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 2 - Episode 8
Grissom and Catherine investigate the apparent violent death of a woman found in a sandbox. Warrick and Sara are called to a crime scene to investigate a shooting, which initially appears to have taken place during a robbery.
#25 - Sounds of Silence
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 1 - Episode 20
Two women run over a deaf man who was dead before he was hit. Catherine and Nick investigate an apparent mob hit that leaves five dead in a coffee shop.
#26 - Grave Young Men
CSI: Miami Season 1 - Episode 20
Horatio is approached by a parolee he helped put away several years ago, who begs for his assistance in finding his missing teenage son. As the investigation gets underway, Horatio discovers that the boy may be planning a deadly assault at his high school. Meanwhile, as Speedle investigates a man's death, the victim's flirtatious girlfriend, who was there when he died, tries to play on Speedle's obvious attraction to her.
#27 - Degas Away with It
Las Vegas Season 2 - Episode 9
Ed uses his past connections and some old-school tactics to hunt down the man who stole a priceless work of art from the Montecito. His frantic search for the piece leads to an uncomfortable reunion with his former partner Jack Keller (guest star Alec Baldwin), who cannot be trusted. Meanwhile, Danny and Mike are dispatched to deal with a fight between their tenants and find themselves smack in the middle of a lovers' quarrel. Elsewhere, Sam puts together an exotic weekend for a young couple in love that ends with only Sam smiling.
#29 - Thaw
Rescue Me Season 5 - Episode 9
Tension runs high as Needles holds the guys accountable for their lack of judgment. Tommy steps up and takes responsibility for Damian's future in the firehouse. Sheila provides Tommy with an oasis as a sign of her gratitude but it may not be enough to save him from the wrath of Mike, Dwight, and the ghosts of Tommy's past.
#30 - Maranatha
Millennium Season 1 - Episode 21
Frank and Peter track a Russian killer with links to Chernobyl. They discover that he might be the Antichrist.
#31 - Redrum
The X-Files Season 8 - Episode 6
A prominent lawyer wakes to find himself in jail and about to be prosecuted for the murder of his wife. However, he has no memory of the event and, when the days begin to regress towards the murder, he realizes he has been given a second chance.
#32 - The Calm Before
Without a Trace Season 5 - Episode 6
The team investigates when Aaron Gibbs ends up missing one night and soon learn that he had been lying to his wife about quitting his job, and had been working nights in a fight club. During the course of the investigation, Jack and the others learn that Aaron's disappearance was connected to events that took place during Hurricane Katrina, when Aaron was fighting to save his sons, and follow the trail of evidence, believing that the events of that night in New Orleans hold the key to finding the truth about the missing man.
#34 - The Two Alex Vegas
Cane Season 1 - Episode 3
When Alex comes up with a new business plan, Frank is forced to choose between the Samuels and his own family.
#36 - Alpha
The X-Files Season 6 - Episode 16
A mysterious dog thought to be the last of a rare Asian breed is responsible for several murders which Mulder and Scully are investigating. Now the agents have to find a way to stop the dog before it kills again.