The Best Episodes Directed by Sarah Pia Anderson
#1 - Four Thanksgivings and a Funeral
Ugly Betty Season 1 - Episode 8
To his dismay, Daniel must attend his family's Thanksgiving gathering at the Country Club. Meanwhile, Amanda and Marc create their own gathering at Mode and there is also a dinner at Betty's house where Santos, Justin's father, is in attendance. Meanwhile, Wilhelmina also hosts a Thanksgiving dinner as well but her feast doesn't look as good as it does in magazine pictures.
#3 - Do You See What I See?
ER Season 4 - Episode 10
Benton is hailed as a miracle worker after he seemingly heals a blind man. Corday operates on Allison Beaumont again. Mark discovers Cynthia's hidden past. Carter discovers his cousin Chase shooting heroin. Greene treats an elderly rape victim, learning about forgiveness. Kerry is apparently seeing Ellis West now. Carol and Doug announce their relationship to the staff.
#4 - I'm for Justice
The Divide Season 1 - Episode 5
Christine and Maxine pay a visit to Victor in prison and share the good news that Terry has been released, but things turn heated when it's revealed that Christine has been in contact with her estranged grandma. Meanwhile, Christine's investigation turns dangerous; the Pages deal with Jenny's fate; and Trey doesn't see eye to eye with his dad.
#5 - Pilgrim Rick
This Is Us Season 1 - Episode 8
As Jack, Rebecca and the three kids make their way to Rebecca's parents' house for their traditional Thanksgiving holiday, an unforeseen detour occurs. Kate makes two drastic life-changing decisions. Kevin brings Olivia to Randall's house for Thanksgiving. Randall's heart is broken when he learns about a lifelong secret his mother has kept from him.
#6 - Remix
Good Girls Season 1 - Episode 10
Fearing for their lives, the ladies scramble to try to take down Rio. A kidney becomes available for Sara but Ruby and Stan don’t have the money to pay for it. The three women hatch a plan that will solve both problems – one that involves returning to the scene of their first crime.
#7 - Return of the Kane
Veronica Mars Season 1 - Episode 6
Veronica investigates possible fraud in the election of student council president at school after Duncan wins, beating a more popular, but less affluent student who promised to eliminate the wealthy students' on-campus perks. Meanwhile, Logan causes a public relations nightmare for his movie star parents Aaron and Lynn Echolls when footage of him organizing boxing matches between homeless men is posted on the internet and leaked to the media. Later, Veronica and Keith learn that the man who admitted to murdering Lilly is set to be executed, but a second look at crime scene photographs puts his confession in question.
#8 - Versatile Toppings
Veronica Mars Season 2 - Episode 14
When a private website for Neptune High's gay students is hacked, and the members blackmailed, Veronica finds it difficult to track down the culprit when the victims want to remain anonymous. Meanwhile, Hannah finds out Logan's true intentions, and Keith believes he has found an alibi for Terrence.
#11 - Lost Love
The L Word: Generation Q Season 1 - Episode 3
Bette prepares for an important mayoral debate. Alice lands a huge guest and encourages Nat to branch out. Shane visits a bar and gets embroiled in the lives of two of its employees. Dani and Sophie's families clash, Micah is unsure of where he stands with his crush, and a budding relationship forces Finley to confront some complicated aspects of her past.
#12 - The Right Hook
Berlin Station Season 2 - Episode 6
Robert and Frost travel to Norway to investigate the illegal money trail leading to PfD; BB and Valerie devise a new plan involving a member of the Far Right; Daniel deals with the psychological consequences of his mission.
#14 - How Far Would You Go?
Crisis Season 1 - Episode 8
Dunn must take extreme measures to protect Meg. Meanwhile, Gibson makes a demand that could lead to the release of some of the students. As he becomes the focus of the next parent mission, Finley protects Gibson’s target from being captured by a desperate parent, Jakob Vries, who is also assigned to kill Finley.
#15 - Inner Circles
Prime Suspect Season 4 - Episode 2
In this episode Jane and her team investigate the murder of the manager of an exclusive club, The Huntington. The local police, including DCI Raymond blame a gang of youths from the local council estate. However, Jane believes it is club member Maria Henry. As she tries to carry out her investigation Jane finds herself up against a a community who refuse to help her discover the truth.
#17 - El Compadre
Bosch Season 3 - Episode 4
Bosch clashes with his fellow detectives. Irving weighs his career options just as his personal life takes a turn. The killers behind the Meadows murder clean up loose ends. Questions swirl about whether Bosch is an avenging angel.
#18 - Taking Care of Business
Good Girls Season 1 - Episode 5
With Dean back in the house, and her criminal activities expanding, Beth struggles to keep her new business separate from her home life. When Sadie goes on a trip, Annie's loneliness leads her to an ill-advised one-night stand. Ruby doubles down on her lies to Stan. FBI Agent Jim Turner follows up on Boomer's tip about the women.
#20 - Lake House
The L Word: Generation Q Season 2 - Episode 4
Bette goes on a mission to find and win over revered artist Pippa Pascal as Angie learns more about her donor. Shane’s relationship with Tess continues to deepen, and Alice is pushed by Tom to get in touch with her emotions. Sophie, Finley and Micah are all affected by the way Dani chooses to deal with the fallout of Rodolfo’s actions.
#21 - Texts, Lies and Audiotape
Mind Games (2014) Season 1 - Episode 6
The team is hired by an unfaithful man who wants to end his extramarital affair so he can return to his wife. Then, after Clark and Beth's car accident, their relationship is tested when Beth's parents become concerned for her safety and consequently, weary of Clark. Meanwhile, Clark desperately tries to figure out what caused the accident while a guilt-ridden Ross struggles to own up to his mistakes.
#23 - Tom Dooley
Ally McBeal Season 5 - Episode 18
Ally is going to the Bermudas with Victor, and welcomes Liza as the firm's newest attorney. Nelle doesn't like that or the fact that she took John's office. Despite being her first day, Liza hires another lawyer, Wilson Jade, whom she was going to partner with on her own practice, hadn't she joined Cage, Fish & McBeal. Nelle and Wilson represent a woman who's suing her husband for sexual harassment, while John and Liza represent Nicole Naples, a woman who's legally married to two different men. Liza and John develop a great chemistry in court, and save Nicole from going to jail. John almost falls in love with Nicole, who's also interested in singing the mariachi with him. And back at the office, Claire is hot for Wilson, who makes an excellent settlement on the case with the help of Nelle (or should we call her Morgan, her real name, which was discovered by Liza - who's actually Debbie!)
#24 - Day 3: Day Out of Days
Ten Days in the Valley Season 1 - Episode 3
A breakthrough in the investigation sends Detective Bird and Jane to the studio to question the production team on her hit show. Meanwhile, Pete goes on the attack in a rash display of anguish – or guilt.
#25 - Save Me
Grey's Anatomy Season 1 - Episode 8
Meredith grows increasingly dissatisfied with the unknown details of Derek's life. Meanwhile, Alex treats Devo, a patient whose religious beliefs jeopardize her chances for recovery; Izzie contemplates reconnecting with her estranged mother; Zoey, a pregnant woman in her 40s who's been diagnosed with cancer, disagrees with Cristina's medical advice; and the interns are mystified by Cable, a patient who's being treated for seizures and who thinks he's psychic.
#26 - It's Not Easy Being Green
Eureka Season 3 - Episode 12
A bowling tournament brings a rival science team from Area 51 to town, leaving Carter investigating practical jokes that escalate in scope and destruction as the competition progresses.
#27 - Always
Dead Like Me Season 2 - Episode 14
George finds out that her mother was in Happy Time looking for her file. Rube goes to see his daughter after receiving upsetting news from Penny. Ray continues to cause problems even after his death and Mason runs into a bit of trouble with Kiffany.
#29 - Sam
Sneaky Pete Season 1 - Episode 5
Audrey and Otto argue over Audrey's unilateral decisions, the fallout from which may cost them their business. In the process of helping Otto investigate one of his nagging suspicions, Marius makes a major discovery about Audrey's finances. Meanwhile, Carly quizzes her mysterious cousin about his past, Julia rekindles her relationship with her ex Lance, and Vince has a new job for Eddie.
#30 - Surprise
Scott & Bailey Season 1 - Episode 2
Rachel's personal life gets even more complicated when she reveals to Nick that she is pregnant. At work, the team face a particularly gruesome case - a mother of two has been brutally raped and left to bleed to death in the boot of her car. A sharp piece of detective work from Rachel leads to teenager Luke Farrell being charged, but horrific events start to unravel as a result of his arrest. Janet steps up her investigation into her childhood friend Veronica's death and meets up with an officer who investigated the murder.
#31 - Negative Autopsies and New Partners
Rosewood Season 1 - Episode 12
Hornstock forces Villa to pick a new partner, and she immediately clashes with the one assigned to her. After learning she cost Hornstock the job as Chief, Villa tries to make herself less of a liability, which reveals a surprising pattern in her life. Meanwhile, the death of a victim forces Pippy to offer her assistance in the investigation and to revisit her past. The case stirs up old wounds for the entire Rosewood family and creates new ones for her and TMI. Meanwhile, Rosewood’s slight health scare leads him in search of a new cardiologist.
#32 - Even Salt Looks Like Sugar
Truth Be Told (2019) Season 1 - Episode 3
Identifying a new suspect has unintended consequences in Poppy’s personal life.
#33 - Honor Among Thieves
Minority Report Season 1 - Episode 7
Dash endeavors to investigate a murder on his own, but when things don't go as planned, Vega is forced to reluctantly recruit Arthur and his underworld connections to help out Dash. Details of Agatha, Arthur and Dash's pasts are uncovered.
#34 - Blind Dates and Bleeding Hearts
Women's Murder Club Season 1 - Episode 3
While investigating a woman found dead in a parking lot, Jill bonds with the victim's teenage daughter. Meanwhile, Lindsay returns to the dating scene and Claire attempts to bring the romance back into her marriage.
#35 - Lobsters, Too
The L Word: Generation Q Season 2 - Episode 5
Bette, Tina and Carrie are all forced together to support Angie. Shane is shocked when someone from her past re-enters her life. Alice and Tom question what they are to each other now that her book is finished. Meanwhile, Dani pushes Rodolfo to come clean with her; Sophie’s new assignment at work allows her to see her relationships in a different light; Finley must face some harsh truths in her personal life; and Micah’s friendship with Maribel continues to evolve.
#36 - Not Buried, Planted
Truth Be Told (2019) Season 1 - Episode 6
A devastated Poppy tries to walk away from the case, but it won’t let her go.
#37 - Tapping the Squid
Huff Season 2 - Episode 11
Beth is shocked when Izzy offers to help her in her time of need. Byrd and Eli decide to get even with James for all he has done. Huff and Russell hit the town.
#38 - The Shallow End
Dead Like Me Season 2 - Episode 4
Mason reaps an old man in the swimming pool and the troubles arise when the old man won't leave until he sees his own funeral. Roxy tackles baddies on the job as a policewoman. Daisy counsels her reap, a man who wished in his life to be a woman; George gets a new temp named Ethan and discovers that maybe the reason everyone likes her so much is because of her sarcasm and hostility.
#39 - Deck the Howls
October Road Season 2 - Episode 4
Nick is surprised when his father refuses to do the Christmas festivities in the house, and he decides to find a way to learn why. Physical Phil continues his tradition of pretending to be an architect when his parents come for a visit, which irritates his girlfriend. Eddie freaks out when Janet gives him a very personal Christmas gift. Owen and Alison end up in bed, but their happiness as a couple is soon put onto a test.
#40 - Kate is Enough
Awake Season 1 - Episode 4
While investigating an alleged suicide during an upscale yacht party with Detective Vega, Detective Britten runs into Rex's former babysitter Kate. Later, in a case Britten is investigating with Bird, Kate appears again, this time as a suspect. Dr. Lee and Dr. Evans try to help him make sense of his run in with these two very different versions of the same woman.
#41 - Personal
Scott & Bailey Season 1 - Episode 3
When a rape and murder case goes to trial, DCI Gill Murray is determined to see the defendant, Georgios Stelikos, convicted. But the case is made more complicated because only one of the alleged victims is prepared to testify. When Rachel gives evidence, she is horrified to discover that her ex Nick is the defence barrister. Nick's cross examination shakes her when he uses information which passed between them when they were together. But as the verdict is delivered, events take a shocking turn.
#42 - Out
Dark Angel Season 1 - Episode 9
Tired of Logan's "all business" approach to their relationship, Max refuses to help with his latest case involving a medical supply smuggler. But when Logan gets double-crossed by his target, Max goes undercover as "Eyes Only" to rescue him from a certain death. Meanwhile, Normal is smitten with a woman with a secret.
#43 - Congratulations
Scott & Bailey Season 1 - Episode 1
DC Rachel Bailey, DC Janet Scott and the team take on a new case - a young Turkish woman has been killed, and her murder made to look like suicide. Rachel finds out that the woman's husband was having an affair, and takes a risk when it comes to interviewing the man's mistress. Will her high-stakes approach get results? She also uses her police privileges to carry out an investigation into her own ex - and is horrified to discover that he is married with two children. Meanwhile, Janet agrees to take another look at the case of an old school friend, Veronica, who was abducted and murdered when they were children.
#44 - Shattered Silence
Profiler Season 1 - Episode 10
Bailey becomes attracted to the wife of a missing doctor while investigating two puzzling disappearance cases that may be linked.
#45 - Just a Formality
Ed Season 4 - Episode 10
Ed asks Carol's father for his permission to marry Carol, while Mike and Nancy argue over the needed rennovations to their fire-damaged home.
#46 - The Writing on the Wall
Big Love Season 2 - Episode 2
Bill and Don investigate who's responsible for ruining one of the Home Plus advertising signs. Alby gets the police to look into the poisoning case. Meanwhile, Nicki is mad at Bill for his forgetting their anniversary.
#47 - Sweet Release
Huff Season 2 - Episode 4
Huff's romantic weekend alone with Beth ends up getting very steamy. Izzy meets a man while at a Palm Springs casino. Byrd ends up breaking into a neighbor's house and is caught.
#48 - Observation
The Bill Season 7 - Episode 40
Reid takes over a joint surveillance operation. Burnside and Martella are asked to leave the flat they are observing from by the drunken tenet who then beats his wife. When he comes into the street after her, Burnside arrests him.
#49 - The Bubble
90210 Season 1 - Episode 4
Annie, Harry, and Debbie are surprised to find out that West Beverly's theater director can't direct the school musical anymore. Kelly persuades Brenda to take over as the play's director, but they end up arguing over Kelly's involvement with Ryan. Meanwhile, Dixon tries to get a part-time job at the Peach Pit and Naomi confronts her father's mistress.
#50 - So...What Brings You to Armageddon?
Huff Season 2 - Episode 7
Huff's father decides that he will extend his stay, and some family members feel he is wearing out his welcome. Lena asks Huff to address her alternative psychiatric therapy students. Byrd offends some people with his latest art project. Meanwhile, Russell ends up going on a drug-fueled bender.
#51 - The Public Interest
The Bill Season 7 - Episode 20
A man comes in to talk to someone in authority because an ex-employee is having sex with a 15 year old. CPS has thrown out June's assault case. She is thinking of taking a private prosecution and ends her shift feeling very cynical.