The Best Episodes Directed by Roxann Dawson
#1 - Privilege
Close to Home Season 1 - Episode 12
A successful African-American man is abducted from his home and presumed dead. A suspect is quickly arrested and refuses to cooperate, but he reveals the location of the body to his lawyer. Annabeth tries to persade the defending attorney to testify against his client after a second black man goes missing, hoping to stop the hate crimes, but the man is reluctant to betray his client's confidence.
#2 - 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.
#3 - Finish It
The Deuce Season 3 - Episode 8
Big changes come to The Deuce as Gene sees opportunity in the city's public health crisis. Vincent looks to get out from under the mob's thumb and makes peace with Abby, who decides to pursue a new future. Candy makes a critical choice in her relationship with Hank. Harvey speaks his mind about Candy's film. Alston recognizes the truth of Midtown's redevelopment. Melissa makes a commitment, while Loretta takes on a big responsibility.
#4 - 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.
#5 - 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.
#6 - 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.
#7 - 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.
#11 - 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.
#27 - 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.
#31 - 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. Lilly feels a strange connection to the victim, and her personal attachment may end up jeopardizing the case.
#34 - 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.
#35 - 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.
#41 - 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.
#43 - 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.
#44 - 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.
#45 - 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.
#47 - 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.
#50 - Who You Really Are
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 2 - Episode 12
Coulson and the team help a confused Lady Sif, who has lost her memory after a battle with a mysterious warrior.
#51 - 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.
#52 - Ghost of My Child
Cold Case Season 5 - Episode 18
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.
#53 - 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.
#54 - 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.
#55 - 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.
#56 - 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.
#58 - 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.
#62 - 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.”
#64 - 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.
#66 - 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.
#67 - 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.
#68 - 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.
#69 - Your Mother Should Know
Aquarius Season 1 - Episode 11
Trust is an issue when Bunchy asks Hodiak to solve his brother's murder; the Hodiak family comes together to help Walt; Guapo puts Shafe to work; Charlie's mother visits; Sadie sets up Emma.
#70 - 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.
#72 - 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.
#74 - Phobia
Stalker Season 1 - Episode 4
Beth and Jack investigate an attack by a stalker who preys on his victims’ phobias. Beth learns a friend is seeing someone who, unbeknownst to both women, has ties to her.
#76 - 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.
#77 - 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.
#78 - You Only Get One
The Deuce Season 3 - Episode 5
With his club shuttered, a distraught Vincent follows a lead down a dangerous path. Paul reaches out to Tod's parents. Candy battles Harvey over her latest script and reunites with her estranged son, Adam. Lori hits the feature dancing circuit with mixed results. Abby reflects on her choices when she gets an unexpected visitor. Bobby does right by Black Frankie. Alston defends the plan to clean up Midtown. Gene reckons with his conflicted personal life.
#79 - Eye Spy
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 1 - Episode 4
The team tries to track down a former agent who is now stealing valuable information.
#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.
#82 - Bloodsport
The Mentalist Season 3 - Episode 11
Patrick and the team investigate the murder of a woman with ties to one of the fighters. Meanwhile, LaRoche focuses his investigation on Rigsby, who in turn is forced to ask Cho for a huge favor in order to keep his job.
#84 - 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.
#86 - Glory Days
Cold Case Season 6 - Episode 1
The 1973 murder of a college-football star's on the eve of a championship game. The unsolved case is reopened when new evidence suggests he was killed earlier than previously assumed and the victim may have been involved with steroids.
#89 - 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.
#90 - Red All Over
The Mentalist Season 2 - Episode 20
When a media mogul is murdered, Patrick Jane and the CBI team investigate cult leader Bret Stiles, who may have had an axe to grind following the publication of a critical story about his group
#92 - 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.
#93 - 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.
#94 - Human Error
Star Trek: Voyager Season 7 - Episode 18
When Seven tries to perfect her social skills on the holodeck, her hobby quickly becomes an obsession, which leads her to neglect her duties, placing Voyager in great danger.
#95 - Children of the Royal Sun
Penny Dreadful: City of Angels Season 1 - Episode 5
Mateo grapples with the aftermath of his actions. Josefina confides in Sister Molly, who's shocked to discover Josefina is Tiago's sister. Tiago and Lewis's investigation takes them from the Sonoratown slums to the Vega House. Dottie befriends Brian as Alex lectures Townsend about his personal life. Peter receives an alarming phone call from Elsa and Tiago confronts Mateo.
#96 - How It Is With Brothers
Penny Dreadful: City of Angels Season 1 - Episode 6
Tiago and Lewis interrogate Diego, seeking a confession, while Lewis senses Tiago is hiding something from him. Adelaide warns Molly about her personal desires jeopardizing the Temple's future. Townsend learns of Kurt's surprising past. Peter Craft makes a dramatic decision about his marriage with Linda. Maria tracks down Mateo and pleads with him to come home.
#97 - 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.
#98 - 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.
#100 - 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.
#106 - 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.
#107 - Half Life (2)
Medical Investigation Season 1 - Episode 17
The NIH team teams up with the officers of the 55th Precinct in New York City to try to figure out what is the source of an outbreak of Marburg, a deadly disease with no known cure. They also try to locate patient zero, a murder suspect on the run, who is helping to spread the disease throughout New York City. (In the Family Way (1) aired on Third Watch, season 6, episode 16.)
#109 - 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.