The Best Episodes Directed by Richard J. Lewis

Firewall

#1 - Firewall

Person of Interest Season 1 - Episode 23

Reese becomes trapped with his POI in a heavily surveilled part of the city and must rely on Finch, Carter and Fusco's help.

star 8.41
6347 votes
God Mode

#2 - God Mode

Person of Interest Season 2 - Episode 22

Finch and Reese team up with unexpected allies as they race to fix the machine; as Detective Carter tries to apprehend Cal Beecher's murderer, she finds herself up against HR -- a criminal organization.

star 8.32
5237 votes
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Death Benefit

#3 - Death Benefit

Person of Interest Season 3 - Episode 20

Reese goes under cover as a secret service agent in order to get close to the latest person of interest, a congressman who may have the key to derailing Decima's plan for a second machine.

star 8.14
4042 votes
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Aletheia

#4 - Aletheia

Person of Interest Season 3 - Episode 12

Multiple enemies target the team as they try to protect a dying man; Reese's absence could lead to catastrophic repercussions.

star 8.14
4250 votes
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Lethe

#5 - Lethe

Person of Interest Season 3 - Episode 11

Flashbacks reveal Finch's creation of the machine; Reese hits the road, leaving the team to deal with the aftermath of their war with HR.

star 8.06
4675 votes
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Panopticon

#6 - Panopticon

Person of Interest Season 4 - Episode 1

In the fourth season premiere, the team must devise new ways to continue their work without being detected by Samaritan after they're forced to take on new identities created by Root. Some, however, find it hard to ignore the Machine's numbers, putting them all at risk of being seen by the rival machine.

star 8.05
4067 votes
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The Contingency

#7 - The Contingency

Person of Interest Season 2 - Episode 1

Reese asks Detectives Carter and Fusco for help finding Finch, who was kidnapped by his nemesis.

star 8.05
5663 votes
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the rosary

#8 - the rosary

A Million Little Things Season 1 - Episode 16

As her friends anxiously await the outcome of Maggie’s surgery, an unexpected arrival from her mother leads to a tense first meeting with Gary.

star 8.05
245 votes
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The Wild Bunch

#9 - The Wild Bunch

Due South Season 1 - Episode 15

Diefenbaker, straying from the apartment, is impounded.

star 8.04
77 votes
someday

#10 - someday

A Million Little Things Season 1 - Episode 14

On the eve of the new restaurant opening, Delilah tracks down a handsome expert to help with the last-minute details. Meanwhile, Regina struggles with her overbearing mother who causes friction by bringing up disturbing details of her past.

star 8.04
245 votes
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2πR

#11 - 2πR

Person of Interest Season 2 - Episode 11

Finch goes under cover to protect a youth who reminds him of himself; Carter goes on a dangerous mission for the FBI.

star 8.00
4940 votes
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Root Cause

#12 - Root Cause

Person of Interest Season 1 - Episode 13

The Machine gives Reese and Finch the number of a down-and-out man who has been pushed too far, and they're forced to turn to former Person of Interest Zoe Morgan for help.

star 7.97
6609 votes
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The Devil You Know

#13 - The Devil You Know

Person of Interest Season 4 - Episode 9

Reese must save Elias from the Brotherhood. He can't get any help from Root or Shaw since Shaw's cover is blown and Root is escorting her to underground.

star 7.93
3339 votes
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Chestnut

#14 - Chestnut

Westworld Season 1 - Episode 2

A pair of guests — first-timer William, and repeat visitor Logan — arrive at Westworld with different expectations and agendas. Bernard and Quality Assurance head Theresa Cullen debate whether a recent host anomaly is contagious. Meanwhile, behavior engineer Elsie Hughes tweaks the emotions of Maeve, a madam in Sweetwater’s brothel, in order to avoid a recall. Cocky programmer Lee Sizemore pitches his latest narrative to the team, but Dr. Ford has other ideas. The Man in Black conscripts a condemned man, Lawrence, to help him uncover Westworld’s deepest secrets.

star 7.92
19525 votes
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Journey into Night

#15 - Journey into Night

Westworld Season 2 - Episode 1

Wyatt, Maeve, and the other hosts pursue their respective new goals. The Delos corporation sends its security forces in to combat the rebellion.

star 7.92
8570 votes
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save the date

#16 - save the date

A Million Little Things Season 1 - Episode 3

Gary, Rome and Eddie discover that Jon really thought of everything before his passing by planning a surprise outing for Gary’s birthday at a Bruins Fantasy Camp. However, when a grave secret is exposed, Gary’s special day takes a turn for the worse as it creates conflict for everyone in the group.

star 7.91
374 votes
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The Winter Line

#17 - The Winter Line

Westworld Season 3 - Episode 2

Maeve finds herself in a new park and meets a ghost from the past; Bernard makes his way back to Westworld.

star 7.89
3282 votes
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For Warrick (2)

#18 - For Warrick (2)

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 9 - Episode 1

After Warrick is shot in a Las Vegas alley, the CSI team comes together to deal with the aftermath.

star 7.89
1014 votes
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Point of Origin

#19 - Point of Origin

Person of Interest Season 4 - Episode 8

Reese volunteers as an NYPD police academy instructor in order to keep an eye on a talented young officer whose suspicious actions make him question her motives. Meanwhile, Martine – armed with information from Samaritan – hunts a member of the team.

star 7.87
3391 votes
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The Blueprint

#20 - The Blueprint

Designated Survivor Season 1 - Episode 9

When classified government documents are leaked online, President Kirkman searches for the party responsible only to find that they have taken refuge inside a foreign embassy and are beyond even his reach. Agent Hannah Wells races furiously to gather evidence of MacLeish’s involvement in the conspiracy before he can be confirmed as the country’s next Vice President.

star 7.86
5723 votes
Pecados Del Padre

#21 - Pecados Del Padre

Gang Related Season 1 - Episode 3

Ryan and the Gang Task Force bring a Colombian snitch to Federal Court to testify, but are ambushed en route. Ryan is torn between his Task Force duties and giving up the snitch's location to help Javier and the Acosta family go legit.

star 7.83
403 votes
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Lady Heather's Box

#22 - Lady Heather's Box

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 3 - Episode 15

Grissom's investigation into the murder of two men leads him to a new encounter with Lady Heather. Catherine is desperate to discover what lead to the near-death of her daughter and why her ex-husband disappeared.

star 7.83
689 votes
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Virtù e Fortuna

#23 - Virtù e Fortuna

Westworld Season 2 - Episode 3

Host alliances are forged and broken. As the rebellion spreads to the park's other sections, the divisions between those "worlds" begin to blur.

star 7.78
6871 votes
the lunch

#24 - the lunch

A Million Little Things Season 2 - Episode 15

Gary accidentally crashes Maggie's first date with a new guy, and Delilah is forced to have "the talk" with Sophie. Rome has an important meeting with a Hollywood big shot, while Eddie teaches Dakota a tough lesson in what it takes to succeed in the music business.

star 7.78
166 votes
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The Finger

#25 - The Finger

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 2 - Episode 14

Catherine is ordered by a kidnapper to accompany a man who is to deliver $1 million in ransom to him or else he will kill the man's mistress.

star 7.76
934 votes
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Leaving Las Vegas

#26 - Leaving Las Vegas

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 7 - Episode 11

Catherine testifies in a murder trial in which a man is accused of murdering his own mother three years ago, but the suspect is found not guilty. Catherine, however, believes he did commit the crime and that he may also have killed two other people, so she sets out to find the other victims. Grissom prepares to leave on a four-week sabbatical.

star 7.73
596 votes
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Let the Seller Beware

#27 - Let the Seller Beware

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 3 - Episode 3

Grissom and Catherine investigate the murder of a wealthy couple who are discovered outside their glamorous home, which was up for sale. Sara probes the death of a cheerleader who is found eviscerated on a soccer field, her organs having been ingested by her killer.

star 7.72
852 votes
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Post Mortem

#28 - Post Mortem

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 7 - Episode 7

While investigating an elderly woman's murder, Grissom receives a miniature crime scene replica; Greg attends a hearing to ascertain his culpability in a teenager's accidental death.

star 7.70
586 votes
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Nevada v. Riley

#29 - Nevada v. Riley

The Defenders (2010) Season 1 - Episode 11

Nick and Pete come to the aid of a troubled ex-football player charged with battery. Meanwhile, Pete becomes exasperated when his father shows up in town.

star 7.69
621 votes
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Ghosts

#30 - Ghosts

Person of Interest Season 1 - Episode 2

Reese and Finch question the machine's reliability when it prompts the investigation of a teenager who was killed years earlier; Finch recalls the origin of the machine.

star 7.67
8197 votes
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Too Tough to Die

#31 - Too Tough to Die

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 1 - Episode 16

A woman is abducted from a mall parking garage, then raped, beaten, shot and left for dead. Catherine and Warrick are given boxes of evidence from a shooting that goes to trial in four days, and they must re-prove the case.

star 7.65
1017 votes
The Hunger Artist

#32 - The Hunger Artist

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 2 - Episode 23

The CSIs investigate when the body of an unidentified young woman is discovered stuffed in an overturned shopping cart near a freeway underpass.

star 7.65
866 votes
Chasing the Bus

#33 - Chasing the Bus

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 2 - Episode 18

A bus carrying 23 passengers from Los Angeles to Las Vegas crashes less than 40 miles from its destination, killing nine people. The CSIs soon discover that a recent parolee was on the bus, but is now unaccounted for.

star 7.65
812 votes
Last Laugh

#34 - Last Laugh

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 3 - Episode 20

Grissom and Catherine investigate the murder of a despised comic who died onstage, apparently after drinking from a tainted bottle of water. Brass reopens a woman's accidental-death case after spotting the deceased's husband in a flashy new car with a trophy date on his arm.

star 7.62
591 votes
Cats in the Cradle

#35 - Cats in the Cradle

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 2 - Episode 20

Grissom and Catherine investigate the stabbing death of an 80-year-old woman who lived in a run-down house full of cats. Nick and Sara comb through the remains of a car bombing that appears to be a murder plot gone awry.

star 7.62
770 votes
Law of Gravity

#36 - Law of Gravity

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 7 - Episode 15

Grissom returns from his sabbatical; Keppler is put into a compromising position when the bodies of a Trenton police officer and a hooker are found in a hotel room. The man who found them is a retired New Jersey cop and close friend to Keppler, who doesn't reveal their relationship.

star 7.62
588 votes
Turn, Turn, Turn

#37 - Turn, Turn, Turn

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 9 - Episode 16

When the CSIs are called to a murder scene at a familiar motel, Nick is thrown for a loop as he pieces together three separate murder investigations that all took place at the same establishment over the course of a year.

star 7.62
1142 votes
Pirates of the Third Reich

#38 - Pirates of the Third Reich

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 6 - Episode 15

The CSIs investigate the gruesome murder of Lady Heather's estranged daughter, Zoe, who was found in the middle of the Vegas desert.

star 7.61
651 votes
The Ambassador's Wife

#39 - The Ambassador's Wife

The Enemy Within Season 1 - Episode 3

Following the discovery that a U.S. ambassador is selling classified intelligence to a Colombian cartel, Shepherd devises a plan to catch him that will push Keaton’s moral code to the brink. Keaton brings a new member on to the team.

star 7.58
905 votes
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Eclipse

#40 - Eclipse

Due South Season 3 - Episode 2

Kowalski stakes out a crypt to face his nemesis; Internal Affairs investigates Vecchio.

star 7.57
14 votes
Old Flames

#41 - Old Flames

Battle Creek Season 1 - Episode 5

After Commander Guziewicz narrowly escapes when her home is burned down, the arson investigation leads Russ and Milt to a variety of suspects, including a string of ex-lovers and her own estranged son. Also, Russ is determined to find out who sent Holly a gift.

star 7.54
343 votes
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All for Our Country (2)

#42 - All for Our Country (2)

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 4 - Episode 2

When the lead suspects in Grissom's serial killer case are murdered, he suspects an inside job. Catherine and Sara investigate when a college football fan's body is found in a bathtub.

star 7.53
790 votes
Assume Nothing (1)

#43 - Assume Nothing (1)

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 4 - Episode 1

One of two couples who meet in a bar is murdered and, when the second couple meets the same fate in a similar fashion, the team suspects a pair of serial killers is on the loose. Catherine gets some troubling news about her father's murder trial.

star 7.53
826 votes
Fight Night

#44 - Fight Night

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 3 - Episode 7

A boxing champ dies in the ring, but Grissom finds evidence that points to murder. Catherine works a crime scene where a Los Angeles gang member was gunned down. Nick investigates a jewelery-store robbery.

star 7.51
754 votes
Crash and Burn

#45 - Crash and Burn

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 3 - Episode 17

An elderly woman crashes her car into a crowded restaurant. Grissom and Nick investigate the possible carbon monoxide murder of a woman in her home.

star 7.49
647 votes
High and Low

#46 - High and Low

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 3 - Episode 10

Grissom, Warrick and Nick investigate the case of man murdered by being pushed off a six storey building. Catherine looks into the murder of man outside his regular bar.

star 7.47
730 votes
Gum Drops

#47 - Gum Drops

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 6 - Episode 5

Nick takes the lead on a case where in the house a family of four, three pools of blood are found. Nick thinks that the little girl may still be alive, but Sara is doubtful, thinking that Nick's recent near-death experience is affecting his judgement.

star 7.47
805 votes
Fannysmackin'

#48 - Fannysmackin'

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 7 - Episode 4

Three tourists are beat up, badly. One is dead, Alfonzo. Jessica is badly beaten but is still alive. Stanley, the last tourist is saved by Greg who ends up severely hurt in turn and ends up hospitalized after having to make a life altering decision.

star 7.47
684 votes
Committed

#49 - Committed

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 5 - Episode 21

Grissom and Sara investigate the murder of a mental-hospital patient and quickly narrow down the suspects to a handful of other patients and staff members.

star 7.45
703 votes
Caged

#50 - Caged

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 2 - Episode 7

Grissom and Nick investigate the death of a book restorer while Catherine and Sara are called to the scene of a fatal train crash.

star 7.44
919 votes
Overload

#51 - Overload

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 2 - Episode 3

Grissom investigates a possible suicide at a high-profile construction site. Catherine takes on a case with a teenage boy who dies while in session with his female psychologist,

star 7.43
883 votes
Bull

#52 - Bull

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 8 - Episode 11

Two murders that happen during Las Vegas' annual bull riding rodeo are investigated by the CSIs, who find that the murders might be connected to illegal bull breeding.

star 7.42
723 votes
Day of the Dead

#53 - Day of the Dead

Penny Dreadful: City of Angels Season 1 - Episode 10

When sad news spreads through the Crimson Cat, Fly Rico tries to placate the volatile crowd while Rio argues for vengeance. Peter Craft, Elsa and the boys are trapped in their car amidst a riot as Tiago tries to help Mateo. Townsend celebrates the sudden rise of his political fortunes. Tiago and Molly face reality about their relationship and Molly confronts Miss Adelaide. Lewis and Tiago rush to protect Brian from the Nazis. The Vega family gathers for a moving Day of the Dead ceremony.

star 7.42
384 votes
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Pledging Mr. Johnson

#54 - Pledging Mr. Johnson

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 1 - Episode 4

Grissom and Catherine investigate when a leg is found severed from a body in a lake. Sara and Nick investigate a fraternity pledging gone terribly wrong.

star 7.41
1314 votes
Recipe for Murder

#55 - Recipe for Murder

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 3 - Episode 11

Grissom and Catherine investigate a meat grinder murder at an abattoir. Warrick and Sara look into the apparent suicide of a young woman.

star 7.40
721 votes
Snakes

#56 - Snakes

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 5 - Episode 12

The swing shift has a busy time. Warrick looks into the murder of man by someone who apparently needs a wheelchair. Nick looks into the murder of woman in the subculture of the narcocorrido, songs about drug murders. The night shift is slow and lends help to Catherine's team.

star 7.36
706 votes
King Baby

#57 - King Baby

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 5 - Episode 15

When a major Las Vegas player is found dead, Ecklie orders both teams to investigate the case. The man who had secrets on everyone in Vegas had a very big one of his own.

star 7.36
701 votes
Butterflied

#58 - Butterflied

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 4 - Episode 12

When a woman resembling Sara is found murdered in her home, Grissom takes a personal interest in the case, forcing him to examine the decisions he has made in his life.

star 7.36
601 votes
Grissom's Divine Comedy

#59 - Grissom's Divine Comedy

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 8 - Episode 12

Grissom and his team battle the flu when they are called upon by D.D.A. Klein to investigate the deaths of several key witnesses for a grand jury case against a dangerous Las Vegas gang.

star 7.35
697 votes
Crow's Feet

#60 - Crow's Feet

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 5 - Episode 4

A woman is found dead in a hotel suite with symptoms of the ebola virus. Another woman is found dead with similar symptoms. Catherine and Nick investigate. Sara and Greg, helped by Grissom, try to determine how a the owner of a home was killed. His home was tented for infestation.

star 7.35
716 votes
Ch-Ch-Changes

#61 - Ch-Ch-Changes

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 5 - Episode 8

A woman who was pulled over by police is found murdered two miles up the road from the stop. It's not long before Robbins determines that the woman is, genetically speaking, not a woman.

star 7.32
748 votes
Still Life

#62 - Still Life

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 6 - Episode 10

The CSI's are called out to investigate the disappearance of a boy whose father died four years ago. Soon a couple is arrested at a convenience store with a boy matching the description of the missing kid. The only problem is they both claim it is their son. Both parents have exactly the same picture of the boy, with a scar on exactly the same place on his face. They hope a DNA-test could confirm who the real parents are, but when this information comes to light, it lead to another bizarre twist, possibly murder.

star 7.31
658 votes
Grissom Versus the Volcano

#63 - Grissom Versus the Volcano

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 4 - Episode 9

The sheriff is under political pressure to find the killer of an air marshall with a car bomb, Warrick and Sara investigate the murder of the wife of a headline singer on The Strip.

star 7.30
741 votes
No More Bets

#64 - No More Bets

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 4 - Episode 22

Grissom and Warrick investigate the murder of two men who had scammed Sam Braun's casinos.

star 7.30
639 votes
The Edge

#65 - The Edge

Due South Season 2 - Episode 9

Ray and Fraser team up with Anita Cortez to protect their countries diplomats at a NAFTA convention, and a series of mishaps land Fraser with envelope duty, until he and Cortez can put aside their mutual enmity to work together.

star 7.22
46 votes
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Bodies in Motion

#66 - Bodies in Motion

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 6 - Episode 1

The two forensic teams come back together under the leadership of Grissom and Catherine just in time to tackle three separate investigations: a murdered couple found in bed in a suspicious trailer explosion; a beautiful stripper discovered dead and dumped in the worst part of town; and two bodies found baked and decomposed after spending five days in the trunk of a car exposed to the hot Vegas sun.

star 7.18
819 votes
The Chick Chop Flick Shop

#67 - The Chick Chop Flick Shop

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 8 - Episode 5

Grissom and his team investigate when an actress is killed on the set of a horror porn film.

star 7.06
659 votes
Fur and Loathing

#68 - Fur and Loathing

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 4 - Episode 5

The team investigates when a man's body is found on the side of the road... dressed in a racoon suit. A gunshot victim is found in a freezer.

star 7.06
684 votes
Iced

#69 - Iced

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 5 - Episode 23

Two amorous freshmen are found dead on a sleeping bag in a dorm room, and Sara and Greg run into one dead end after another as they try to determine why the students were killed. Warrick, Nick and Catherine figure out how a man is found dead in the center of a crop circle. Ecklie is called into duty for a man found dead in his car and his body later goes missing.

star 7.04
644 votes
Leapin' Lizards

#70 - Leapin' Lizards

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 7 - Episode 22

Several suspects in a murder case are UFO-club members who believe shape-shifting aliens have been working to conquer the human race for centuries.

star 7.04
633 votes
Killer En Route

#71 - Killer En Route

CSI: Cyber Season 1 - Episode 3

The cyber team investigates when a car service company's dispatch software is hacked in order to target certain passengers.

star 7.04
1122 votes
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Say Uncle

#72 - Say Uncle

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 9 - Episode 6

The team has a hard time investigating a shooting in Koreatown when none of the witnesses will talk about the crime.

star 7.00
760 votes
A La Cart

#73 - A La Cart

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 8 - Episode 2

The CSI team investigates two unusual cases, one involving the suspicious death of a go-cart racer who took his hobby to the highway and paid the price with his life, and a murder at a hip new restaurant where patrons dine in the dark

star 6.90
682 votes
The Grave Shift

#74 - The Grave Shift

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 9 - Episode 11

The first day on the job for Dr. Langston turns from bad to worse when a simple burglary case quickly overlaps with a complicated arson and homicide case.

star 6.90
890 votes