The Best Episodes Directed by Sheldon Epps
#2 - To Baby...Or Not To Baby
The Game Season 1 - Episode 12
Melanie and Derwin discover that Melanie might be pregnant. Melanie realizes she is not ready for parenthood and puts off taking the pregnancy test. Excited about the possibility of a baby, Derwin plans to surprise Melanie with a half-time proposal during the game, but Melanie tries to stop him when she discovers she is not pregnant. Derwin proposes anyway and Melanie accepts, feeling pressured on national television. Wendy Raquel Robinson, Coby Bell, Brittany Daniel and Hosea Chanchez also star.
#5 - George Doesn't' Trustee Angie's Brother
George Lopez Season 5 - Episode 17
Angie's brother, Ray, comes around when he find out that his daughter, Veronica, is going to inherit the family inheritance. But George is the first to see through Ray's scheme when Ray asks Veronica to tap into her inheritance to invest in a new company.
#6 - It's Hard Being Kelly Pitts
The Game Season 1 - Episode 11
When Kelly attempts to please Jason, take care of her daughter and impress Jason's parents who visit from out of town, she overworks herself and has a breakdown, Meanwhile, Malik starts to worry about winning the playoff game and enlists Derwin as his new practice partner. Tia Mowry and Wendy Raquel Robinson also star.
#7 - The One Where Emma Cries
Friends Season 9 - Episode 2
Chandler, having trouble getting enough sleep at home, falls asleep in a meeting and accidentally agrees to run his company's Tulsa office. Emma won't stop crying after Rachel interrupts her nap; Monica and Phoebe try to help get her back to sleep. Ross is still mad at Joey, and breaks his finger trying to punch him.
#8 - The One Where Rachel Tells Ross
Friends Season 8 - Episode 3
Chandler and Monica prepare to leave for their honeymoon as Rachel prepares to tell Ross that he's the father of her baby. Joey and Phoebe scheme to get inside the newlyweds' apartment after discovering that they don't have a key. Monica and Chandler become jealous of another honeymooning couple who get bumped to first class on the airplane.
#9 - Star Mitzvah
Frasier Season 10 - Episode 6
As Frasier prepares for Frederick's bar mitzvah, Noel offers to translate Frasier's speech into Hebrew in exchange for an autograph from a science fiction convention. However, when Frasier doesn't keep his end of the bargain, Noel uses his wealth of Star Trek knowledge to take revenge.
#10 - The One With The Soap Opera Party
Friends Season 9 - Episode 20
Joey doesn't tell the gang about his plans to throw a party on the roof of the building. He also hides the fact that he's invited the "Days of Our Lives" cast, since the girls embarrass him when they meet stars. Rachel discovers the truth about the party and soon, everybody knows (except for Chandler). Ross meets a new colleague and, instantly attracted to her, invites her to the party. Rachel and Monica go the party and act like crazed fans while Ross is intimidated by Charlie's former boyfriends. Meanwhile, Chandler is at a play alone. At the end of the party, Rachel is looking for Joey and Ross is looking for Charlie, and they find Joey and Charlie kissing.
#12 - Marie's Vision
Everybody Loves Raymond Season 7 - Episode 10
While Raymond, Robert and Frank don't want to bring up the fact that Marie is having vision trouble, Debra decides to level with her and suggests she visit an eye doctor. When Marie winds up with a pair of specs just in time for the holidays, she winds up putting the family on edge when she starts seeing them for better and for worse! Meanwhile, Robert gets back together with Amy and invites her to a Thanksgiving dinner.
#13 - Moons over Seattle
Frasier Season 9 - Episode 24
Niles eventually persuades the reluctant Mr. Moon to come to the U.S. and talk with his wife. He is prepared to leave immediately after Mrs. Moon rejects him, but Niles convinces him to stay for a while. Daphne is furious at Niles for interfering, as she feels her parents would eventually work out their problems on their own. She criticizes Niles for acting without consulting her. Niles and Daphne convince the Moons to join them for a romantic dinner. The plan works initially, but the couple soon gets into a brawl. Mr. Moon talks with Daphne and tells her that he and Gertrude are not going to reunite. A devastated Daphne fears that there is no point to marriage, but her father assures her that Niles is the right man for her. He cites the lengths Niles was willing to take to please Daphne as proof that he loves her much more than Mr. Moon ever loved Gertrude. Daphne realizes that he is right, and heads over to see Niles. She stuns him by telling him that she wants to marry imm
#15 - Hot Pursuit
Frasier Season 7 - Episode 18
Frasier and Roz are forced to room together at a broadcasting conference. Niles worries when Martin accepts a surveillance job from Donny.
#16 - Cheerful Goodbyes
Frasier Season 9 - Episode 21
On his show one day, Frasier tells his caller Jeremy that Niles used to wet the bed. Although he doesn't mention Niles by name, Niles and most of Seattle realize who Frasier was talking about. Niles is of course angry with Frasier. A few days later the Cranes, plus Daphne, head to Boston. Frasier is giving a speech at a conference and Niles will be making the introduction. At the airport, Frasier meets his old friend Cliff Clavin, who thinks Frasier has come for his retirement party. Not wanting to disappoint Cliff, Frasier says that's what he's here for...much to Niles' annoyance, as he has booked seats at an exclusive restuarant. At the party, Martin bonds with Frasier's friend Norm Peterson, Daphne is fascinated with Cliff's stories and Frasier is enjoying telling everyone what it is like to be famous. Only Niles is not having a good time, until Carla, the waitress from Cheers, tells him some embarrasing stories about Frasier, which Niles decides to use in his introduction. Cliff ho
#17 - Joey and the Temptation
Joey Season 1 - Episode 22
Just as Joey and Sara become exclusive, Joey has to do a love scene with Carmen Electra for Deep Powder. Meanwhile, Alex struggles with the knowledge that Eric kissed another woman.
#18 - Crock Tales
Frasier Season 11 - Episode 22
As Frasier prepares for a dinner party, he considers throwing away an old broken crock pot. However, the crock pot stirs many memories of past experiences with his friends and family. Among the times he recalls are getting accidentally super-glued to a blind date after Martin tried to repair the pot; a birthday party for Roz that found Niles and Daphne feeling especially amorous.
#20 - Joey and the Big Audition
Joey Season 1 - Episode 10
A discouraged Joey is just looking for an audition for a good show. At Alex's Northwestern alumni party, he's mistaken for a fellow alumni, and introduced to the Northwestern Mafia. They help him get an audition for a show called Deep Powder, described as "Baywatch on skis." Joey's a little depressed that he's auditioning for the father of 2 teenage characters.
#21 - Lilith Needs a Favor
Frasier Season 10 - Episode 13
Lilith comes to Seattle, and tells Frasier that she would like to have another child. She wants him to father the child through artificial insemination so that Frederick could have a full-sibling. Frasier is hesitant to go along with this, so Lilith tries to manipulate him by bringing up touching stories from Frederick's childhood. She says that creating another person as wonderful as Frederick would be the best possible legacy they could leave. Frasier agrees to do it, much to the surprise of his family. When Frasier and Lilith argue at the clinic, he begins to fear that their second-born could inherit all of their worst qualities. He believes that they are trying too hard to re-create the past. He doesn't feel this would be a good reason to bring a child into the world. Frasier worries that Lilith is missing something from her life. However, she seems to make a connection with a fellow passenger, whom she had first met on the trip to Seattle, during her flight home. Meanwhile, Daphne, Roz, Mrs. Moon and Alice embark on a road trip to a Canadian amusement park, with disastrous results. Niles obsesses over a blurry photograph at the end of a roll, which he believes to be an illicit photo of Daphne. He is more than a little disturbed when he discovers the truth.
#22 - Joey and the High School Friend
Joey Season 2 - Episode 11
Joey's best friend from high school is visiting. Gina has a big surprise for Michael.
#24 - Sweet Dreams
Frasier Season 5 - Episode 24
Frasier refuses to comply when the new station manager mandates that on-air talent must read commercials during their programs. Frasier leads his forces to "The Black Tower" to protest, reckoning that the might of the on-air talent will force management to accede to their demands.
#25 - Mother Load (1)
Frasier Season 9 - Episode 12
When Daphne and Niles decide to move in with each other, Daphne's mother and Simon arrive on a surprise visit. Daphne and Niles decide to put off moving in together until her visiting relatives are gone. Meanwhile, Frasier feuds with Cam Winston, his neighbor, over where Cam parks his large vehicle.
#26 - Bristle While You Work (1)
Frasier Season 10 - Episode 7
Niles becomes concerned about a lingering toothache after his dentist assures him that there is nothing wrong with the tooth. He tells Roz that there is a chance that he may be suffering from referred pain; and that the pain could actually be a sign of a heart condition. Roz mocks him upon learning that there is only a one in 10,000 chance of this. However, Niles worries even more after experiencing a series of astonishingly improbable events--such as having his car struck by lightning, and twice winning a contest from a bottled water company for which there is only one winner in 10,000. He goes to see a doctor, who confirms his worst fears by telling him that he must be hospitalized immediately due to an irregularity in his EKG. Meanwhile, Frasier has difficulty finding a suitable housekeeper to replace Daphne. Martin is impressed by a young woman who is a sports fan; and insists on hiring her, in spite of Frasier's objections. However, she proves to be totally irresponsible, and rarely even shows up for work. Martin tries to handle all of her duties himself so that he won't have to admit that Frasier was right about her.
#27 - Fraternal Schwinns
Frasier Season 10 - Episode 16
KACL organizes a bike-a-thon to raise money for AIDS research. Frasier plans to just make a financial donation, but is goaded into participating after Julia announces her intention to take part. Daphne suggests that she and Niles also enter the event. Frasier and Niles try to hide the fact that neither of them knows how to ride a bike, and hope that they can figure it out before the bike-a-thon. After the truth comes out, Daphne tries to help them, but finds that it isn't easy. Meanwhile, Martin receives a frosty response from Cam Winston's mother, Cora, when she comes to the building to visit her son. When he asks why she never called, he learns that Mrs. Moon posed as his girlfriend and scared her away. Martin explains the situation, but Cora already has a boyfriend. A furious Martin gives Mrs. Moon the silent treatment, but she eventually goes to Cora to make amends.
#28 - Mother Load (2)
Frasier Season 9 - Episode 13
Daphne and Niles continue to try and hide the fact that they have moved in with each other from Mrs. Moon. She makes such a mess of things that the only way she will leave is if Simon takes care of her, but Simon has left for California. Meanwhile, Frasier's neighbor Cam drapes the American flag over his balcony, and Frasier cannot complain because it would seem unpatriotic.
#29 - The Placeholder
Frasier Season 11 - Episode 5
Roz tries to convince Frasier to go out with her friend Ann. She feels that Frasier is too particular about who he dates, and adds that there is nothing wrong with continuing to date around until the right person comes along. Frasier is reluctant, but soon grows tired of tagging along with Niles and Daphne and Martin and Ronee or hanging around the apartment alone. He agrees to a date with Ann, which proves to be a disaster. In the middle of the evening, he runs into Kenny, who is trying to persuade his beautiful and interesting cousin, Liz, to take a job in Seattle. Liz is leaving town the next day, so Frasier tries to ditch Ann so that he can spend time with her. Meanwhile, Niles and Daphne suspect that their maid is stealing from them.
#30 - I'm Listening
Frasier Season 11 - Episode 6
Frasier overhears Ronee making a date with another man. He tells Martin, who is furious at him for eavesdropping. Ronee later breaks the news to Martin herself, explaining that she didn't think they had an exclusive relationship. He covers by claiming to be dating a woman named Sheila. Frasier gets stuck in the kitchen and overhears the conversation, and Martin accuses him of being a chronic eavesdropper. Martin runs into Ronee and her date at Cafe Nervosa, and tries to make her jealous by having Roz pose as the fictional Sheila. Frasier urges Martin to tell Ronee how he feels about her. Ronee comes over to talk to Martin, and Frasier leaves to give them some privacy. However, Roz inadvertently drives Ronee away, and Frasier somehow finds himself listening to another private conversation as Ronee and Martin sort things out in her car.
#31 - Frasier-Lite
Frasier Season 11 - Episode 12
KACL employees face off against another station in a weight-loss competition, with the winning team to receive a trip to Las Vegas. Tensions rise among the staffers, who become extremely cranky due to hunger as the contest proceeds. Noel starves himself and repeatedly faints after Roz suggests that he might get lucky with her in Vegas if they win the trip. Frasier refuses to get into the competitive spirit until he discovers that their opponent's general manager is a man who bullied him in high school (stealing his chess set). Meanwhile, Niles and Martin try to nurse an injured pigeon back to health; and Niles repeatedly suffers injuries of his own because the pregnant Daphne rolls over onto him in her sleep.
#35 - The Bad Son
Frasier Season 8 - Episode 3
When Frasier's car breaks down, he and Roz decide to take the bus. There, Frasier spots an attractive woman whom he tries to start a conversation with, but unfortunately he slips and falls and the woman leaves the bus. But Frasier won't give up so easily: he overheard her conversation with a friend and now he knows her name and job, so he goes after her. She works in a retirement home, where Frasier takes his father to, pretending they're interested in having Martin live there. Frasier scores his date, but spends the entire time worrying about his father when Miranda tells him his father filled an application – later to be discovered that it was only done so Martin could play poker with the residents. Meanwhile, Niles and Daphne are separated during their romantic dinner on the roof when Niles gets locked in the hall.