The Best Episodes Directed by Sharat Raju
#1 - Face Off (1)
Criminal Minds Season 15 - Episode 9
It has been a year since Rossi nearly died at the hands of Everett Lynch—aka “The Chameleon”—and he has developed some new theories, with inspiration from his former partner, Jason Gideon. The BAU team sets out on an epic hunt to capture Lynch.
#3 - Carrots
The Good Doctor Season 2 - Episode 5
When a patient suffering from anorexia can’t gain the necessary weight needed to survive heart surgery, Claire suggests they perform an experimental surgery which Melendez strongly opposes. Shaun worries Glassman’s refusal to walk the hospital floor will keep him from being discharged and tries to persuade him to ambulate. Meanwhile, Shaun and Lea change the terms of their current relationship.
#4 - Awake
Once Upon a Time (2011) Season 6 - Episode 17
Still trapped in Neverland, Hook aligns himself with Tiger Lily, hoping to find a way back to Emma. Back in Storybrooke, Regina works to break the sleeping curse that David and Snow are under, and Gold denies The Black Fairy, which brings the two of them to a fearsome impasse. In flashbacks, we learn what Snow and Charming sacrificed in order for Emma to fulfill her destiny as the Savior.
#6 - Bombshell
Designated Survivor Season 1 - Episode 20
President Kirkman’s first international summit is derailed when journalist Abe Leonard publishes an explosive article. Hannah Wells uncovers the conspiracy’s next target.
#7 - Special Sauce
Good Girls Season 1 - Episode 7
Business is booming and the women are living large, but a threat from one of their employees reminds them how violent Rio can be when pushed and threatens everything they've been working toward. Meanwhile, Beth and Ruby both enjoy the shifting dynamics in their respective marriages. Boomer carries out a malicious plot against Annie that puts her fight for custody in jeopardy.
#12 - I See You
Scandal (2012) Season 5 - Episode 14
Olivia continues to spy on Jake while the gladiators have to fend for themselves. Meanwhile, Susan and Mellie are feeling the pressure as their campaigns heat up; Abby begins to question Cyrus’ motives; and a blast from the past surprises everyone.
#14 - December Solstice
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Season 16 - Episode 16
The two daughters of an elderly writer suffering from dementia accuse his current wife of abusing him by giving erectile dysfunction pills to produce a new heir.
#15 - Wake-Up Call
Once Upon a Time (2011) Season 7 - Episode 6
Feeling like a third wheel as Henry and Cinderella's relationship strengthens, Regina is surprised to find herself needed by Drizella, who is searching for magic. But when a brutal truth is revealed, it could lead Drizella down a dangerous path. In Hyperion Heights, Roni seeks Weaver's help in finding answers, and Tilly offers Rogers some intriguing advice concerning Eloise Gardener.
#16 - Inugami
Grimm Season 5 - Episode 17
When the severed head of a young man is found under a bridge, Nick and Hank find themselves on the case of Japanese Wesen acting on an ancient tradition of revenge. Elsewhere, Adalind decides to go back to work at her old law firm and has her first face-to-face with Eve.
#17 - Twenty Seven
Criminal Minds Season 14 - Episode 7
It’s literally a race against the clock for the BAU to capture the vigilantes behind a series of attacks taking place every 27 minutes in the nation’s capital. Prentiss and Unit Chief Andrew Mendoza lead the effort to identify the Unsubs and what’s motivating them.
#19 - Blue Angel
Criminal Minds Season 13 - Episode 3
When successful businessmen in Detroit are targeted by an anger-driven power-assertive Unsub, the BAU is called in to investigate.
#20 - Keeper
Criminal Minds Season 12 - Episode 4
The BAU team searches for a serial killer along the Appalachian Trail in rural Virginia.
#22 - Blurred Lines
Mistresses (US) Season 4 - Episode 4
Karen realizes she’s very happy to be back working with her clients again, despite putting her love life on hold. April’s new client gets a little too close for comfort, while someone from Marc’s past becomes very present. Kate struggles after learning her ex-fiancé is dating someone else, while Joss plays dirty to get a new client.
#23 - Spousal Privilege
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Season 16 - Episode 8
A domestic-violence dispute involving a sportscaster and his girlfriend is uncovered on security-camera footage from a parking garage, but the girlfriend is reluctant to seek legal help because she doesn't want her family to break apart.
#24 - The Final Frontier
Designated Survivor Season 2 - Episode 12
When a missile intended to bring water to stranded astronauts in space is hacked, President Kirkman must work with Russia and enlists the help of Dr. Andrea Frost to help save lives and find out who is behind the hack. Meanwhile, Hannah finds herself working with Damian again.
#25 - What We Become
The Walking Dead Season 10 - Episode 13
Michonne takes Virgil back to his island to find his family. In exchange, Virgil offers weapons.
#27 - The Decision
Scandal (2012) Season 6 - Episode 10
With the ugly truth behind Frankie's assassination revealed, a torn Olivia wonders how different her life — and the country — would be if she, Mellie and Cyrus had never rigged Fitz's election.
#28 - There Goes the Neighborhood
9-1-1 Season 4 - Episode 7
The 118 rush to save a man pinned under a Humvee, and a garage band that rocks out too hard. Enlisting Bobby and Athena's help, Michael installs a new "rear window," and turns into an amateur detective after noticing strange behavior at a nearby apartment. Meanwhile, Hen's mother unexpectedly arrives and announces she is moving to LA, and Buck's re-entry into the dating pool ends in disaster.
#29 - Living and Dying in East Cleveland
Proven Innocent Season 1 - Episode 7
Madeline takes a road trip alongside civil rights activist Amina Jackson, to fight for justice for Davon Watkins, a man on death row for killing a police officer. Meanwhile, Madeline attempts to save Levi from another sticky situation, while Bellows and Sanchez deliberate re-opening the case against them both.