The Best Episodes Directed by Roxann Dawson
#1 - The Phenomenon
Smash (2012) Season 2 - Episode 14
An unexpected event bonds both "Bombshell" and "Hit List."
#2 - Reunions
Touch (2012) Season 2 - Episode 8
After tracking down Calvin, who agrees to help them find Amelia, Martin, Lucy and Jake try to infiltrate an Aster Corps facility.
#3 - Poor Man's Paradise
Treme Season 3 - Episode 9
Janette’s restaurant is the talk of the town, but the popularity of a signature dish has her chefs feeling the heat in the kitchen. Meanwhile, Colson’s strained relationship with the rest of the police department comes with a personal risk; Desiree confronts Nelson about his demolition contracts; Annie begins to tire of Davis’ sulky attitude; Albert meets the jazz center’s benefactors; and LaDonna finally finds out what’s behind all the threats she’s been getting.
#4 - The Long Blue Line (1)
Cold Case Season 6 - Episode 22
In the first part of the two-part season finale, the team re-opens the case of the first ever female cadet in a local military school who was murdered in 2005.
#6 - Ain't No Sunshine
Prime Suspect (US) Season 1 - Episode 12
Duffy and Calderon have the unpleasant task of telling a grandmother that her young granddaughter was raped and murdered. Jane and Augie are on the ritzy Upper East Side when a woman is found mysteriously shot during the night. Meanwhile, Jane has a heart to heart with Matt.
#8 - Ghost of My Child
Cold Case Season 5 - Episode 18
In the season finale, a drug addict mother, who lost her son in an apartment fire in 2005, comes forth claiming she just saw the same child in the park.
#9 - Grant: For the People
Scandal (2012) Season 1 - Episode 7
When Quinn finds herself in a tragic and compromising position, Olivia and the team rush to her side; all the while, a reluctant Cyrus must turn to Olivia when Billy Chambers makes an announcement that shakes Fitz's presidency to its core.
#10 - A Perfect Day (a.k.a. The Choice)
Cold Case Season 3 - Episode 9
When a fisherman finds evidence of a young girl's death washed up on a shore in New Jersey, Lilly re-opens the 1965 case of 4-year-old child who had a seemingly abusive mother.
#11 - Joseph
Cold Case Season 3 - Episode 23
When the victim's credit card is suddenly used a year after his death, Lilly re-opens the 2005 case of a counselor at a teens' rehab center who was shot to death just two weeks before he was scheduled to testify in a murder case. During the probe, Lilly feels a strange connection to the victim, and her personal attachment may end up jeopardizing the case.
#12 - The Last Seven Weeks
This Is Us Season 3 - Episode 10
Randall's campaign comes to a close. Kevin meets someone from Zoe's past. Kate and Toby get ready for the baby.
#13 - At First Blush
The Mentalist Season 4 - Episode 14
While a jury deliberates the guilt or innocence of a defendant on trial for murder, Jane tries to prove she has been wrongfully accused before time runs out. Meanwhile, Summer may have gone too far when she helps Cho make a case against a suspect.
#14 - Getting Off (1)
The Good Wife Season 2 - Episode 22
Lockhart/Gardner defends Stephanie Engler, the owner of an adultery Web site, after one of her users is murdered, but the civil case turns criminal when the murder is pinned on Stephanie. Alicia goes ballistic on Kalinda about her one-night stand with Peter, causing Kalinda to contemplate leaving the firm.
#15 - Teacher and Pupils
Lie to Me Season 2 - Episode 15
After being shot and left for dead, a police officer spends the last few hours of his life paralyzed, unable to move or speak, before finally succumbing to his injuries. Hoping to get some shred of information that may lead them to the people responsible, the FBI brings in Cal to see if there's any possible way to read a person who can't even move his eyes.
#16 - Pants on Fire
The Good Wife Season 3 - Episode 20
As Alicia counsels a client whether to accept a strict plea deal, she's distracted by Peter's newest political rival, whose actions force her back into the public spotlight.
#17 - Past Lives
Vegas Season 1 - Episode 19
As Sheriff Lamb and Jack investigate the murder of a Savoy craps dealer, a desperate suspect in the case takes Mia hostage, demanding a ransom for his getaway. Meanwhile, Savino plots to play dirty with Gainsley when The Tumbleweed Casino reopens, and Yvonne questions her new relationship with Dixon when her ethnic background becomes an issue.
#23 - Run!
Heroes Season 1 - Episode 15
Matt enters the private security business and receives an objectionable client. Suresh finds another person on the list. As her home-life worsens, Claire strives to learn more about her birth parents. Hiro and Ando get sidetracked in Vegas again while searching for the sword. Nathan is forced to deal with a secret from his past. Still indebted to Mr. Linderman, Jessica resorts to unsavory methods that could spell doom for a fellow hero.
#24 - Silkworms y Silencio
Rosewood Season 1 - Episode 17
Rosewood and Villa investigate the murder of a telenovela star, holding a mirror up to their own relationship as they explore a world of off-screen soap and intrigue. Meanwhile, Erica strong-arms her way into Rosewood's life, much to Donna's chagrin. Then, Rosewood's precious GTO is stolen, and Villa reconnects with her mother, Daisie.
#25 - The Journey
The O.C. Season 3 - Episode 17
A little Cohen arm-twisting convinces Ryan that, yeah, he should do something special on his 18th birthday. So who's he going to invite to the party at The Bait Shop? Sadie? For sure. Marissa? Well...
#26 - End of Line
Caprica Season 1 - Episode 9
When Daniel finally sets a deadline for resetting the U-87 Cylon - and unknowingly ending Zoe-A’s existence as she knows it - she makes a desperate attempt to save herself. But when her plan backfires, she finds herself out of time and out of options.
#27 - The Long Con
Lost Season 2 - Episode 13
Some of the island survivors fear that "The Others" may have returned when Sun is greatly injured during a failed kidnapping attempt at her plant garden. Also, the trust barrier becomes very thin between Locke and Jack in terms of locking up the guns and being kept safe. Meanwhile, Sawyer is an amused but highly interested bystander when tension escalates between Jack, Locke, Kate and Ana Lucia. Lastly, flashbacks reveal more of Sawyer's con artist past.
#30 - Dead Stop
Star Trek: Enterprise Season 2 - Episode 4
Suffering from damage inflicted in the Romulan minefield and unable to complete repairs on their own, Archer orders a distress call to be put out. A response leads Enterprise to a repair station, which surprisingly has no crew aboard it and is run by computer. Repairs on Enterprise are carried out quite efficiently and quickly, though the price for all this is much higher than the crew could've guessed.
#32 - A Still Point in the Turning World
Chance Season 1 - Episode 5
Chance undergoes a brain scan in a bid to find a medical explanation for his uncharacteristic behavior. Meanwhile, Blackstone arrives to deliver a beatdown, and Chance teams with D to incriminate Blackstone, but their in-the-shadows mission turns deadly.
#34 - Hubris
Crossing Jordan Season 6 - Episode 7
An internet psycho reeks havoc in Boston as he goes on a bloody rampage leaving bodies in his wake. Woody and Nigel pair up to put a stop to this serial killer, who's leaving cryptic message on Nigel’s Blog. Elsewhere Jordan is auditing past autopsies, and discovers that Bug might have put an innocent man behind bars.
#35 - On Tap
The Good Wife Season 2 - Episode 8
When the government accuses an alderman of taking a campaign bribe from a Muslim extremist group, the team reviews hours of wiretap evidence to mount its defense. Alicia is startled to discover that some of the tapes pertain to her.
#36 - The Brush Man
Cold Case Season 6 - Episode 14
When human remains are found in a duck pond, the team reopens the 1967 murder of a brush salesman.
#38 - Lucky Charmed
Charmed Season 5 - Episode 17
The Charmed Ones face a demon who has been killing Leprechauns and stealing their magic but when the Leprechauns endow the sisters with good luck, which enables Paige to gain material wealth, Phoebe to meet a man, and Piper to book a major star to play P3, plans backfire.
#42 - Final Cut
Major Crimes Season 2 - Episode 1
The squad scrambles to garner a confession when the pregnant wife of a big-time film director is found murdered. Meanwhile, just as things seem to fall into place under Raydor’s leadership, new Deputy D.A. Emma Rios challenges Raydor’s intentions as Rusty’s guardian.
#45 - Eye Spy
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 1 - Episode 4
Coulson and his team try to track down a mysterious woman who has single-handedly committed numerous high-stakes heists. But when the woman’s identity is revealed, a troubling secret stands to ruin Coulson.
#46 - Who You Really Are
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 2 - Episode 12
Coulson and team come to the aid of a confused Lady Sif, who has lost her memory after fighting with a mysterious warrior whose true mission will send shockwaves through S.H.I.E.L.D. Meanwhile, Bobbi and Mack continue to hide their true mission from everyone close to them.
#47 - Murder in the Rue Morgue
Crossing Jordan Season 4 - Episode 11
When a lone gunman decides to commit murder inside the morgue, Jordan wonders if there is a connection to any of the recent admits. Where this case leads will cause Woody to dive deep into a world he does not know… to find the truth.
#48 - Half Load
The Closer Season 5 - Episode 5
When a reformed gang member is murdered, the case takes the team back to a familiar neighborhood where they find themselves unwelcomed. Brenda must figure out a way to solve what appears to have been a missed-mark murder and bring peace to an unstable community.
#49 - Solid Citizens
Vegas Season 1 - Episode 5
Sheriff Lamb suspects Savino of kidnapping the son of a member of the Nevada Gaming Commission in order to fast-track a gaming license for The Tumbleweed. Meanwhile, when Savino's wife, Laura, comes out to Vegas to support him in a new venture, his promise that their family will be safe there is put in jeopardy when a ruthless hitman from Milwaukee arrives in town.
#51 - Retribution
Crossing Jordan Season 6 - Episode 1
Following J.D.’s murder Jordan has traveled to the nation’s capital to prove her innocence. She is tracking the news story that J.D. was working on in an effort to find out what happened the night he was murdered. Lu decides to bring in an independent medical examiner, to prove her case against Jordan. Dr. Macy travels to D.C. to find Jordan while the rest of the team work to prove her innocence.
#53 - Sympathy for the Devil
Rizzoli & Isles Season 1 - Episode 3
Jane and Maura investigate the mysterious death of a young boy whose family is from Cape Verde. It appears at first that he may have died during an attempted exorcism, and it may take a message from beyond the grave for Jane to pinpoint exactly what happened. Jane is distracted from the case when her mother sets her up on a surprise date.
#55 - Glory Days
Cold Case Season 6 - Episode 1
The 1973 death of a football player is reopened and allegations of steroid use arise.
#56 - Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Crossing Jordan Season 6 - Episode 4
Cross Over Episode with Las Vegas Danny and Delinda, from the show Las Vegas, are vacationing in Boston. It does not take long for their vacation to turn into a crime-solving trip while helping Jordan and Woody, track a killer. Elsewhere, Bug is working the case of a woman found in the Charles River…her watery grave since the 1980s. Also, a pregnant Lily returns to the morgue and identifies the baby’s father.
#57 - The Uniform
Mercy Street Season 1 - Episode 3
Dr. Foster confronts his family’s divided loyalties when his mother and wounded Confederate brother arrive. Alice is shocked to find her fiancé, Tom, deeply changed by war. Samuel and Aurelia try to persuade a slave boy to seize a chance at freedom.
#58 - World's End
Cold Case Season 5 - Episode 7
When human remains are discovered at the bottom of a well, the team opens the 1938 case of a housewife who went missing the night of Orson Welles' radio broadcast of War of the Worlds.
#64 - Donkey's Years
Bosch Season 1 - Episode 6
Bosch travels to Las Vegas to see his teenage daughter, Maddie, and to gain insight into Waits from his ex-wife, Eleanor Wish, once a brilliant forensic profiler. Back in LA, Waits taunts Bosch as he begins backing up his threats. Bosch returns to a maelstrom as the simple questioning of a witness in the bones case endangers Brasher.
#65 - The Andorian Incident
Star Trek: Enterprise Season 1 - Episode 7
The Enterprise crew pays a friendly visit to an ancient Vulcan spiritual sanctuary, despite T'Pol's concerns that her human colleagues will be an awkward and disruptive presence there. Upon landing, they discover that the monastery has been forcibly taken over by the Andorians, a paranoid and highly excitable race of aliens with a long history of conflict with the Vulcans. Archer soon discovers that the Enterprise crew has gotten in the middle of an interstellar Pandora's Box and now must find a way out.
#66 - The Shore
The Path Season 1 - Episode 8
Eddie brings Hawk along on a journey of spiritual enlightenment, while Cal struggles with the ugly reality of his own violent tendencies. Nicole’s labor becomes troubled, and Sarah performs a miracle to save the child. Cal, in a moment of weakness, tells Sarah a secret about Eddie.
#67 - Close To You
Heroes Season 4 - Episode 15
H.R.G. recruits Matt to help him take down Samuel, as they use his long-lost love, Vanessa, to lure him to them, but Samuel has his own plans for Vanessa in the works. Meanwhile, Hiro and Ando go to extreme lengths to save Dr. Suresh. Elsewhere, Peter's introduction of Emma to his mother brings forth visions of a very grim future.
#68 - Dirty Little Secrets
Scandal (2012) Season 1 - Episode 2
Olivia and her team must keep a DC madam's client list under wraps when she comes under investigation, leading to the firm protecting many of DC's most influential. Meanwhile, Quinn must continue to deal with the President's former intern.
#69 - Broussard
Colony Season 1 - Episode 7
Broussard questions his mentor, while separately Katie feels cut off from her family and her cell. During his hunt for the Resistance, Will comes even closer to the truth. Up in the Green Zone, Maddie finds herself entangled in a seductive relationship. Finally, Snyder keeps his word, giving Will and Katie a glimmer of hope.
#72 - Why Me?
The Deuce Season 1 - Episode 6
An end-of-the-year crackdown by police in and around The Deuce sparks Vincent and Bobby. Candy tries to persuade Harvey, her adult-film director, that she can do more than act. Rudy witnesses a pivotal lower-court ruling on obscenity, and enlists Frankie and Big Mike to protect his interests in the peeps. Alston tries to convince Sandra that he’s not just a “source.”
#73 - Refugees
The Path Season 1 - Episode 7
After Cal’s actions beckon a swarm of media attention to the compound, Sarah and the elders question his tactics. Cal discovers Eddie’s secret relationship with Alison. Feeling his control slip away, Cal spirals into a rage and leaves Sarah to address the congregation on her own.
#74 - Dawn
Star Trek: Enterprise Season 2 - Episode 13
During a solo test mission on Shuttlepod One, Trip is attacked by a territorial alien and forced to land on the night side of a moon. As he tries contacting Enterprise, he discovers his alien foe has made an emergency landing nearby. The two contend with each other as an extremely hot sun rises and threatens both their lives.
#80 - Ink
Heroes Season 4 - Episode 3
Peter faces unexpected consequences for his heroic acts and encounters a reluctant new hero. As Claire continues to adjust to college life, she must figure out how to deal with her ability having been revealed. Meanwhile, Samuel moves heaven and earth to recapture the memories of his late brother Joseph. Elsewhere, Matt struggles with his internal demons as Sylar mysteriously resurfaces.
#81 - The Haversack
Mercy Street Season 1 - Episode 2
Confederate belle Emma nurses her wounded friend. Dr. Foster wrestles with his marriage and career as Mary tries to improve her patients’ lives with Samuel’s help. Aurelia submits to Silas’ advances in exchange for his help.
#86 - The New Nurse
Mercy Street Season 1 - Episode 1
New England nurse Mary Phinney navigates her first day in Mansion House, a hotel turned Union hospital in an occupied Southern town. Mansion House owner James Sr. struggles to preserve the family fortune as daughter Emma secretly searches for her beau.
#87 - Breaking and Entering
The Path Season 1 - Episode 6
After Ashley’s family is evicted, Hawk brings them home for shelter. Faced with her son’s relationship to an IS, Sarah goes on a personal mission to answer questions from her past. Cal asserts his leadership and makes a bold political decision for The Movement.
#92 - Crash
Crossing Jordan Season 6 - Episode 17
Having just picked up 18 corpses with no visible cause of death from a cargo ship, the Mys Venezia, the whole gang is aboard a 737, flying into a storm. Nigel thinks it's aliens or pirates that are the cause of the deaths, but all speculation ends when co-pilot Dave Rosso tells everyone to buckle up, because they have to fly into the storm. When the engines blow out, the hatch blows off, and the plane starts to dive, Dave tells everyone to brace for the inevitable crash.
#94 - Vox Sola
Star Trek: Enterprise Season 1 - Episode 22
A strange, symbiotic alien creature boards the Enterprise capturing a few of the crew members, including Archer and Trip, and cocoons them in its web feeding off their bodies to survive. With the captured crewmembers' lives in jeopardy, Hoshi, under T'Pol's command, faces her biggest challenge by trying to find a way to communicate with the lifeform in order to return it to its home planet.
#95 - The Lich (2)
The Cape (2011) Season 1 - Episode 8
The Cape, Max, and Rollo are forced to rely on Dana's legal connections to help them discover The Lich's whereabouts. Heavily entranced by Conrad Chandler's (The Lich) potent serum, Orwell struggles to fight off the physiological and mental effects of the strong dose. Meanwhile, Netta's strange loyalty to The Lich is clarified. In a sedated, weak state, Orwell drifts between reality and fantasy sequences, which slowly reveal her history and past.