The Best Episodes Directed by Phil Abraham
#1 - The Other Woman
Mad Men Season 5 - Episode 11
Pete asks Joan to make a personal and moral sacrifice to ensure the company lands the Jaguar account. Don becomes furious after learning of the impact Megan's new profession will have on their life. Feeling unappreciated, Peggy attends lunch with Freddy Rumsen, who encourages her to make a move.
#2 - Head Games
Lights Out (2011) Season 1 - Episode 8
When his father decides not to train him because he does not think he is capable of fighting at a professional level anymore, Lights turns to Ed Romeo, Reynolds' former trainer for some heightening of his skills. Not only does Ed train him in an unorthodox style, he tries to make Lights realize he should fight for his wife and girls, and cut his father, brother, and sister out for the fact that they are suffocating him. Lights takes this into account when he grows suspicious of their sudden interest to help him with his big fight in an effort to fire Romeo.
#3 - One Last Shot
Marvel's Daredevil Season 3 - Episode 12
Fisk’s long-awaited reunion doesn't go as planned. Nelson & Murdock take on a new client who holds key information on Kingpin.
#5 - NeXT
Halt and Catch Fire Season 3 - Episode 10
While Donna's vision inspires a spirited discussion about the next big thing and the end result may not make everyone happy.
#6 - Marion
Bates Motel Season 5 - Episode 6
A special guest checks into the motel; Dylan grapples with devastating news; Sam and Madeleine's marriage reaches a crossroads.
#8 - From Up Here
The Killing (2011) Season 3 - Episode 11
Sarah seeks peace in the case's aftermath; the detectives pick up an unnerving new assignment; Lyric is tempted by her old life; Danette says good-bye.
#12 - Over
Breaking Bad Season 2 - Episode 10
Walt and Hank get into a heated argument at a party the Whites host to thank friends and family for their support over the last few months. A stir-crazy Walt consumes himself with home improvements. Skyler is emotional and conflicted about Walt's treatment and opens up to her boss, Ted. Jane hides her relationship with Jesse from her father.
#15 - Redemption
Boss (2011) Season 2 - Episode 4
Kane attempts to clean house and deep-sixes longtime political cronies, while at home, Meredith and Emma want no part of a family reunion with him.
#16 - The Better Half
Mad Men Season 6 - Episode 9
Peggy becomes unsatisfied with her apartment and with Abe, Don has an eventful weekend with Betty while Megan has problems on the set, Roger has time with his grandson, and Pete begins exploring his options outside the firm.
#17 - Bang
Marvel's Daredevil Season 2 - Episode 1
Hell's Kitchen has calmed, but it's not out of the fire yet. When an unknown vigilante begins to take the fight to the streets in a big and bloody way, Matt Murdock must don the mask of Daredevil to stop him before innocent people end up in the crossfire.
#20 - Christmas Waltz
Mad Men Season 5 - Episode 10
Harry finds himself in an uncomfortable position after reconnecting with Paul Kinsey who has joined the Hare Krishnas. Lane takes drastic and unethical measures to get out of financial trouble. Don spends an afternoon with Joan to get her mind off her marital problems.
#21 - Defiance
The Path Season 2 - Episode 11
Eddie continues to climb the rungs with Felicia, and confronts Cal with startling revelations about Steve. Sean and Mary contemplate a new life in the outside world. Sarah wrestles with the splintering factions in both her family and The Movement.
#23 - Outer Darkness
Ozark Season 2 - Episode 6
An FBI search of the Snells' field yields a surprise. Playing hardball, Agent Petty questions Wilkes. The Byrdes mourn a loss.
#25 - Bottlenecked
White Collar Season 1 - Episode 12
Neal thinks an old adversary is using materials from a museum heist to counterfeit a bottle of wine owned by Benjamin Franklin. A supposedly impossible feat, and yet an anonymous seller has put a Franklin bottle up for auction at the prestigious auction house Weatherby's. Can it be a coincidence?
#28 - Game Day
Ozark Season 2 - Episode 5
Agent Petty's revelation tests the loyalties of Marty, Ruth and the cartel. Despite the FBI closing in, the Snells refuse to destroy their poppies.
#31 - Chinese Wall
Mad Men Season 4 - Episode 11
Sterling Cooper Draper Price employees resort to scuttlebutt after an agency wide meeting is called.
#32 - Rosalie
GLOW Season 2 - Episode 9
As the ladies begin to plan for life after the show, Justine's mom shows up on Sam's doorstep, and Bash and Debbie scheme to woo buyers at a TV expo.
#35 - Phallic Victories
Masters of Sex Season 1 - Episode 11
With Johnson no longer on his team, Masters accepts Libby’s offer to help compile the study work for a hospital-wide presentation. But when Masters sees another doctor’s presentation put his colleagues to sleep, he becomes determined to grab their attention even if it means pushing through provoking, but incomplete, research. Dr. DePaul and Johnson travel to a medical convention and DePaul opens up on why her work on the Pap smear is so important. And Virginia’s ex-husband George returns to find Ethan Haas playing father to his children.
#36 - The Ballad of Little Santino
Good Behavior Season 1 - Episode 7
Letty and Javier attend the mysterious and explosive reunion of Javier's immediate family. Letty does her best to play the role of Javier's girlfriend while trying to find out as much as she can about Javier's past. But a tragic history unfolds right before her eyes as a newly protective Letty learns Javier's most closely-guarded secret.
#38 - The Master
The Strain Season 1 - Episode 13
Eph and Fet recon for an all-out assault that Setrakian assures them will finally kill the Master. Gus aligns himself with a strange new force, one that may swing the fight in an unforeseen direction.
#41 - Royal Dragon
Marvel's The Defenders Season 1 - Episode 4
As the Defenders get to know each other over dinner, they're greeted by a series of party crashers -- none of them friendly.
#42 - The Hobo Code
Mad Men Season 1 - Episode 8
Pete Campbell and Peggy Olsen start an office romance. Peggy's copy for the lipstick account goes over well and the men in the firm congratulate her. A new telephone receptionist, Lois Saddler, takes a liking to Salvatore Romano but his own interests seem to lie elsewhere. Don Draper gets an unexpected bonus from Bert Cooper and wants to take Midge on a surprise trip to Paris. She seems too involved with her beatnik friends however. Don reflects on his unhappy childhood and in flashbacks he reveals some life lessons he learned early on when a hobo spent the day working on the family farm in exchange for a meal.
#43 - Five Miles From Yetzer Hara
Weeds Season 8 - Episode 8
Nancy gets promoted and takes on new responsibilities. Silas and Shane both start their new jobs. Doug recruits homeless people in an attempt to legitimize his scam shirty, while Jill breaks some upsetting news to Andy.
#53 - Federal Boobie Inspector
Ray Donovan Season 4 - Episode 4
Looking for leverage to get the Russian mob off his back, Ray pays a visit to a Hollywood power-player and unearths a secret Ezra shared in the past. Lena and an ex-girlfriend take Abby for a night on the town to help her confront her fears over a recent health diagnosis. After returning from Primm to see his new grandchild, Mickey offers his boys a job prospect while trying to assimilate back into the family.
#55 - The Jet Set
Mad Men Season 2 - Episode 11
Don makes some new friends on his trip to Los Angeles; Peggy looks for romance; Duck ponders the future of Sterling Cooper.
#56 - Gem and Loan
Ray Donovan Season 2 - Episode 3
Ray and Abby are eager to get Bridget into her dream school, but Ray's fractured relationship with movie producer Stu Feldman stands in their way. Mickey has a date with his old flame, Claudette - but first he has to find a way around Mr. Keith, his new parole officer. Kate McPherson heads to the Fite Club to try and get information out of Terry.
#58 - Super 8
The Killing (2011) Season 1 - Episode 5
Rosie's teacher provides Sarah and Holder with a new piece of evidence. Richmond's campaign team plans a new anti-crime television commercial. Mitch continues to struggle with the loss of her daughter, while Stan becomes more determined to find Rosie's killer, and asks his colleague Belko for help.
#60 - Dead End
The Strain Season 2 - Episode 11
Dutch fights for her life against Eichhorst as Fet, Nora, and Eph frantically search the city for her. Setrakian confronts an old acquaintance on his search for the Occido Lumen, while Gus helps the Guptas escape across the border to safety.
#62 - The Fog
Mad Men Season 3 - Episode 5
Sally's behavior causes concern for Don and Betty. Betty has an eye-opening dream that has a strange effect on her. Pete tries to work a new business angle in his dealings.
#63 - The Assassin
The Strain Season 2 - Episode 10
Eph and Dutch work together to thwart the Master’s greatest ally. Justine runs into trouble with the Mayor while Setrakian tracks down the real owner of the Lumen.
#65 - Debbie Does Something
GLOW Season 1 - Episode 5
Debbie attends her first wrestling match and has a major epiphany. Meanwhile, Ruth finally finds the inspiration for her alter ego.