The Best Episodes Directed by Sandy Johnson
#1 - Episode 5
Benidorm Season 7 - Episode 5
Inspired by a pep-talk from Crystal, Kenneth and Liam launch a Blow and Go makeover competition. Crystal Hennessy-Vass announces that the staff budget is being cut by half - and Joyce is being replaced by Janey, her predecessor. As Geoff's Romanian fiancee Ionela arrives in Benidorm, Noreen discovers that Geoff has told her he is a successful businessman.
#2 - Episode 7
Benidorm Season 7 - Episode 7
Mateo reveals his home life is a disaster - his mother-in-law Dolores is threatening to kill him - so Lesley urges the barman to move out and start a new life. But will it be that easy? Clive, Tiger and Terri come up with a plan to retrieve Clive's 5,000 euros from dodgy property developer Monty, while Psychic Sue drops by Blow & Go with a message for Liam. Jacqueline and Glynn look forward to a reunion with their real partners, but when Riannon arrives, there's no sign of Donald. Guest starring Ruth Madoc (Hi-de-Hi!).
#3 - Episode 7
Benidorm Season 5 - Episode 7
Joyce becomes convinced that new guest Mrs Simmonds is the hotel assessor, but her attempts to impress do not start smoothly when Mrs Simmonds witnesses Joyce evicting a furious Kenneth from his salon for late payment of rent. The hotel is also playing host to underworld figures Lennie and Neville, who gave Donald a hard time when he was in prison. Mick tells his family that all of the sunbed shops Mel left them have been destroyed by fire, and an angry Madge attacks him, before being denounced in turn by Michael. Can the family set aside their differences?
#5 - Appendix Man
A Touch of Frost Season 6 - Episode 1
Hazel Wallace returns from her training, as the new Detective Sergeant, and is put to work by Supt Mullett sorting out the mess left behind by DI Frost, while he is on extended compassionate leave. Before long she is called upon, when a man is found hanged in his home, and she suspects it was not suicide. Routine investigations show that a fresh set of fingerprints at the scene belong to an unidentified man who had been found drowned a year previously. Frost is summoned back by Supt Mullett to sort things out, and he connects a painting that appears to have been stolen from the hanged man with an art robbery & murder some years before.
#6 - Episode 2
Benidorm Season 4 - Episode 2
Noreen checks in at The Solana with her irritable daughter Pauline. Meanwhile, to take their mind off of Madge's financial woes, the Garveys decide to head to a water park, and when Noreen and Pauline show up, events take a bit of an unexpected turn. Mateo tries to get Leslie fired.
#7 - Episode 5
Benidorm Season 4 - Episode 5
Pauline continues to drink permanently and everyone is looking forward to Eighties Night with guests Bananarama. Madge discovers that the lease on a bar could be coming and she has to decide whether she could live in Spain on her own. Kenneth takes Gavin out in an effort to try and cheer him up. Liam continues to attempt to win Natalie's heart but she is after Mateo. Mateo is talked by Leslie into going on a double date but nothing goes to plan. Bananarama end up finding an unexpected third member performing with them on stage.
#8 - Danse Macabre
Jonathan Creek Season 2 - Episode 1
A best selling author is shot in the heart in her daughter's home on Halloween. The killer appears to have vanished in a puff of smoke, but with Jonathan Creek too busy to help Maddy, she must solve the crime on her own.
#9 - Episode 4
Benidorm Season 4 - Episode 4
Benidorm is under siege from a freak storm and Les/Lesley attempts to arrange a bingo game with rather unusual prizes. Pauline learns that her flight has been cancelled and comes to the conclusion that a drink might help. After a good looking stranger from Janice's past shows up in Solana, she fails to notice that Michael is having a holiday romance. Natalie continues to have man trouble and Donald has bad news.
#11 - Episode 6
Benidorm Season 4 - Episode 6
Les/Lesley discovers some of Donald's clothes on the nudist beach - and it seems that Donald has left Jacqueline a note. The Garveys are gearing up for the opening of Madge's new bar, but when Lucky Kev arrives with some free tickets for a theme park, Mick packs the women and children off for the day. Pauline turns to the bottle as she awaits news on her divorce. Jacqueline, Kenneth and Gavin head off to pay their respects to Donald - but nothing goes to plan and Jacqueline is involved in a rather unusual water-skiing accident. As Gavin's patience with Kenneth reaches its limit, Troy appears - and brings some life-changing news.
#12 - Episode 3
Benidorm Season 4 - Episode 3
The Garvey's get a bit of a shock when they discover that Mel's debt has been taken on by some gangsters. They find themselves attempting a very risky bet to pay off what they owe. Noreen's problems with Pauline continue as she's decided she wants to leave Benidorm early. Meanwhile, Liam is still stuck to Natalie's side, much to the annoyance of Sam.
#13 - Episode 6
Kingdom Season 1 - Episode 6
Peter learns Lyle intends to take a city job and hands him the case of an Auschwitz survivor who has received multiple eviction notices from the council. The man's story emotionally drains Lyle and when the eviction order is dropped he decides to stay. Beatrice decides to "bond" with Gloria as Peter meets the Wallers again and later discovers that someone else tried to pay off Simon's debts. A pregnant woman arrives at the office, revealing Simon is the father, and that it happened after his supposed death. Beatrice joins Peter on Simon's beach.
#15 - The House of Monkeys
Jonathan Creek Season 1 - Episode 5
Elliot Strange is found murdered in a locked room, which has bars on the windows. As there was no way of the killer leaving without being seen, as his wife knocked on the door moments later where did they go...? Cue Jonathan Creek and Maddy Magellan....!
#16 - Driven to Distraction
Inspector Morse Season 4 - Episode 3
The apparently motiveless murder of two young women points to a psychotic killer. Morse's speculations on what they might have in common leads him to a local garage owner, Jeremy Boynton, who knew them both, and who arouses his suspicions and dislike. Convinced that Boynton holds the key to the crime, Morse begins to hound him, despite having no firm evidence. Morse is also faced with the possible oss of his beloved red Mk II Jaguar.
#17 - No Trace of Tracy
Jonathan Creek Season 1 - Episode 4
Roy Pilgrim an old rocker from the 60's comes home from his run only to be knocked out and chained to his radiator. Meanwhile at four O'clock a fan of his arrives at his house and walks in. However at four O'clock all Roy saw was a frog enter and then leave...where did Tracy go...?
#18 - Episode 6
Benidorm Season 5 - Episode 6
Madge is getting ready for her wedding to Mohammed but after Mick and Michael find Mohammed in a sports bar, they think that he is not quite what he seems. Joyce believes that somebody in the hotel is giving negative stories about the Solana to the local press and she recruits Donald and Jacqueline to spy on the staff. A trick is played on Sam by Trudy and she convinces her that she had unprotected sex with Liam while she was drunk.
#19 - Episode 5
Kingdom Season 1 - Episode 5
Peter takes on the case of a woman who wants to divorce her husband after discovering his transvestism, while Lyle agrees to represent a horse owner against Romany travellers, only to later take the travellers' side. During a lucid spell, Beatrice confronts Peter to find out what he knows about Simon's disappearance. A windfall allows Peter to pay off Simon's gambling debts, but upon doing so he is told that this will not be the end of the matter.
#22 - The Seer of the Sands
Jonathan Creek Season 4 - Episode 4
When a ghost hunter dedicated to exposing fraud in all it's forms dies in a tragic accident, Jonathan and Carla investigate whether his spirit lives on. Why did the boat crash occur, how did the body disappear and how did the answers to five spontaneous questions mysteriously appear in a bottle beneath the sand?! All will be revealed...!
#25 - Gorgons Wood
Jonathan Creek Season 4 - Episode 6
A priceless porcelain figure of the mystic monk Sikoto-no disappears from a small town museum, setting off a train of tragic events. When Jonathan Creek and Carla Borrego are called in to investigate, the trail takes them deep into a mysterious wood, where a gnarled old beech tree holds the key to the puzzle.