The Best Episodes Directed by Scott Paulin
#1 - Val Under Siege with a Vengeance
V.I.P. Season 1 - Episode 14
Val and her ""staff"" are invited to a charity event. The ""staff"" are to be used as models and parade down the runway. During the fashion show terrorists interrupt and hold them hostage. Val must now locate Simon Wirth as he is the one the terrorists want. She finds him but he refuses to come so she takes him at gunpoint. The terrorists want Simon because he has the codes for the U.S. treasury, or so they think. He hasn't developed a new code for the treasury in over a year. The terrorists mad decide to open gunfire and a fight ensues leaving V.I.P. the winners.
#2 - Vengeance
Mortal Kombat: Conquest Season 1 - Episode 22
Rayden meets in between realms with Shao Kahn, who says he will be defeated. Kung Lao, meanwhile, is looking for Rayden when he runs into Kitana. She warns Shao Kahn is planning to attack. Many of the other enemies of Earth Realm appear as well with plans of their own.
#4 - The Iceman Taketh
Early Edition Season 4 - Episode 4
As Brigatti carries out her plan to entice the thief with an expensive diamond pendant, her relationship with Gary grows more personal since they are forced to spend several days and nights together. When it appears that the case has been solved, Gary reads that the diamond will turn out to be a fake -- putting Brigatti's career in jeopardy. Armed with tomorrow's news, only Gary can save Brigatti's job by finding the true thief and returning the diamond to its owner.
#5 - A Bris is Just a Bris
Early Edition Season 2 - Episode 10
Gary comes between his cook and an accident-prone librarian. Chuck turns truthful while dating a Rabbi.
#6 - Under the Influence
Beverly Hills, 90210 Season 5 - Episode 2
Donna plans to take a semester off to become a debutante in Houston. Kelly realizes that Donna is hiding behind her mother to shield herself from David. Brandon tries to tell the drunken Dylan about Kelly and him but chickens out. Nat inadvertently reveals the truth to Dylan. He shows up at an affair organized by Felice and gets into a scuffle with Brandon. Kelly goes to Dylan's house to talk with him, but she finds him with a bimbo. Donna reconsiders becoming a debutante after her mother makes a big deal about her dancing with D'Shawn. Dylan apologizes to Donna and agrees to join her at registration, but never shows up. Andrea balks at entrusting Hannah to the campus day care center. Clare enrolls at California University (as a sophomore because of AP credit). Josh talks Brandon into being his running mate in the student body elections. Music: 'Donna' by Richie Valens, 'Make It Right' by Lisa Stansfield.
#7 - Run, Gary, Run
Early Edition Season 4 - Episode 10
When Gary ignores Marissa's repeated requests to help her manage the workload at McGinty's, the paper plays a dangerous trick on him: he reads that his friend will be struck and killed by a car. Gary finds himself in a daily replay of the same 24 hours, Ãƒ?Ã‚ la the film Groundhog Day, when, unable to save her the first time around, he awakens to find history repeating itself -- twice. Failing to prevent the accident a second time, Gary is given one more chance to learn from his mistakes so he can save Marissa's life.
#8 - Deadline
Early Edition Season 3 - Episode 8
Gary tries to clear the name of an innocent man on death row hours before his execution. Lucious Snow had failed to stop the murder, but left Gary some clues.
#9 - Balls
Northern Exposure Season 6 - Episode 19
Ed resents Maurice's advice about his relationship with Heather. Chris believes that Maggie needs a new bowling partner, so he holds tryouts and gets the wooly mammoth professor to be her partner. Michelle's success at bowling threatens Phil, they fight about it and she moves out. Chris becomes jealous of Maggie's new partner. Lester's wants to produce Ed's script for "The Shaman" with one change that makes Ed think about what Maurice said to him. Michelle moves out of the house.
#10 - Home Groan
Early Edition Season 3 - Episode 21
While Gary is able to prevent a robbery attempt by the dangerous criminals, he is unable to convince the local sheriff that the convicts are hiding out in his little town. It turns out that Joe is an envious old high-school classmate of Gary's who decides to throw him in jail for causing a raucous. While behind bars, Gary reads in the paper that his mother will be killed by the convicts. When he's unable to convince Joe to stop by his parents house to prevent the impending tragedy, Gary's dad, Bernie, comes to his rescue and they both rush to save Gary's mom.
#11 - Cupid
Profit Season 1 - Episode 5
Gracen & Gracen wants to acquire a company jointly owned by a legally separated couple, so Profit is charged with getting them back together - even though the husband is acting rather disingenuously. Bobbi sets her sights on Chaz.
#12 - Winner Takes All
Picket Fences Season 4 - Episode 16
The coach of the kids' basketball team collapses at a game and the parents group appoints Jill as interim coach. At first she is determined to play fair and give all the boys a chance, but under pressure from more gung-ho adults, she becomes as obsessed as the rest of them. Fed up with all this, Zach and the other boys on the team take out a court injunction against them. Meanwhile, Matthew becomes hooked on gambling and gets himself into serious trouble.
#13 - A Ripe Young Age
Beverly Hills, 90210 Season 7 - Episode 22
Donna and David visit her grandmother in San Luis Obispo. Noting a striking resemblance between David and her late husband, Mrs. Martin tells the couple about her romance with Donna's grandfather, whom she knew for just a few months before he was killed in World War II. Donna and David are touched as they look through Capt. and Mrs. Martin's old pictures and letters. They decide to have faith in their relationship in spite of obstacles such as Felice's opposition. Kelly finds a young boy sleeping on her porch. She reluctantly breaks a promise to the runaway by turning him in to social services, and is wracked with guilt when he vanishes from the shelter. Valerie begins a romance with a hot new movie star, who looks to her for support because he is uncomfortable with the industry. Steve enlists the help of Clare, Brandon and Tracy to film an infomercial for his marketing class. Music: 'Sing, Sing, Sing' by Benny Goodman, '(There'll Be Bluebirds Over) The White Cliffs of Dover' by Ken Kyser and His Orchestra.
#14 - Uncharted Waters
Dawson's Creek Season 2 - Episode 12
A fishing tournament provides an opportunity to forge the bond between father and son, and Gail's report on the teenage girls reveals the tension between Jen and Joey.
#15 - Attraction
The Sentinel Season 1 - Episode 9
Jim's sentinel abilities detect something strange at the scenes of the recent jewelry robberies but he's unable to figure out what's causing the reaction.
#16 - eye-see-you.com
The Net Season 1 - Episode 22
Angela and Walter are in hot pursuit of a clever murderer who spies on his victims using the internet.
#17 - Offensive Interference
Beverly Hills, 90210 Season 6 - Episode 11
Ray files battery charges against Joe, who is suspended from the homecoming game when the coach discovers that he missed curfew on Halloween. The football team shuns Donna until she explains that Joe was protecting her. She agrees to testify on Joe's behalf, even though it will publicly expose her abusive relationship with Ray. Donna makes the Rose Court. Felice reveals that she tried out for the court, and had to drop out when she became pregnant. She got married, then suffered a miscarriage. Jonesy recruits Valerie to pose as a prostitute to trap a client's philandering husband. David disapproves of Val's secretive behavior, but bails her out when she is arrested. Val goes to bed with David. Brandon becomes depressed about Dylan's departure as he ties up his affairs. Kelly manages to cheer him up, sparking jealousy in Susan. Steve is assigned to protect the school mascot during homecoming week. Colin helps him pull a prank on rival S.C.U. Music: 'Jenny Takes a Ride!' by Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels.
#19 - Jump Vector
The Net Season 1 - Episode 8
Angela poses as a river guide to learn more about a new program about to be released with a back door allowing the Praetorians access to any computer using this new operating system.
#20 - The Dreams of Dylan McKay
Beverly Hills, 90210 Season 5 - Episode 10
Dylan experiences a number of bizarre dreams as he fights for his life. He has recurring nightmares about trying to save Erica from a speeding train as Suzanne, Kevin and his dealer attempt to kill him. A medical student takes a special interest in Dylan's condition; she describes the nightmares as a battle for his soul. Dylan takes a turn for the worse but recovers following an inspiring conversation with his father. He awakens with his mother at his bedside. Steve and Brandon lead the KEG house team in a flag football tournament. They are distracted by news of Dylan's accident, and Steve bristles when his father appoints himself the unofficial coach. Steve makes a bid to take over the Peach Pit: After Dark. Music: 'Doctor My Eyes' by Jackson Browne (#8, 1972); 'Spirits in the Material World' by The Police (#11, 1982).
#21 - The Jane Mutiny
Melrose Place Season 4 - Episode 6
Jane and Richard announce that their engagement is back on. Jo is distressed when Jane reiterates the fact that she doesn't love Richard. Jo gets very drunk at the engagement party, argues with Jane, and tells Richard the truth. Jack seeks to settle his divorce with Amanda so that he can re-marry. Amanda is angry when Jack makes the final payment on the apartment building repairs. Amanda reveals to Billy that Jack used to beat her. She faked her own death because Jack had threatened her father when she tried to escape. Brooke becomes jealous of Alison's budding relationship with Hayley. Kimberly is released into Peter's custody. Michael and Sydney plot to find a Henry-lookalike to drive Kimberly back to insanity. Matt wins his case when his lawyer goads Dr. Hobbs into admitting his homophobia.
#22 - The Crook, the Creep, His Lover and Her Sister
Melrose Place Season 3 - Episode 7
Jake uses his reward money to purchase Shooters. When Jake drops off some papers at the design firm, Chris mistakes him for a deliveryman and makes a lewd comment about Sydney. Chris denies the allegations. Jane lashes out at Jake, and fires and evicts Sydney. Jake gives Syd a job at Shooters so that she won't have to return to the mental hospital. Chris tries to attack Sydney. Michael and Kimberly are asked to appear in a coffee ad. Peter agrees to allow this in order to impress Amanda. She goes out to dinner with him. Billy takes a liking to Alison's college roommate, Susan. Susan moves in with Alison when a chef job in Santa Barbara falls through.