The BEST episodes directed by Silas Howard

Mother's Day
350 votes

#1 - Mother's Day

Pose - Season 1 - Episode 5

Blanca is forced to reconnect with her estranged siblings after the death of her mother.

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You cannot put a Fire out
167 votes

#2 - You cannot put a Fire out

Dickinson - Season 2 - Episode 10

While the whole town attends the christening of Jane's baby, Emily fights to get her poems back from Sam.

Giant Asian Mantises
78 votes

#3 - Giant Asian Mantises

Everything's Gonna Be Okay - Season 1 - Episode 3

Matilda wants to get white-girl-wasted! Genevieve’s low-key birthday party leaves Nicholas, Alex, and Matilda banished to the guest house. In the main house, Tellulah turns things up a notch. Nicholas is stuck being the responsible adult.

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Discoid Cockroaches
50 votes

#4 - Discoid Cockroaches

Everything's Gonna Be Okay - Season 1 - Episode 10

Matilda is inspired for her future! The family navigates New York City, teaching Matilda to ride the subway. Genevieve has a thing she wants to do. It’s a big reveal. Nicholas starts to dream of a life with fewer responsibilities.

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The Best Washing Machine in the World
5121 votes

#5 - The Best Washing Machine in the World

This Is Us - Season 1 - Episode 7

The dynamic of Randall and Kevin's rocky relationship is explained. Beth and William spend time together, which unexpectedly brings to light a secret William has been keeping. As Rebecca gets back to work for the first time in years, both she and Jack acknowledge that there is distance between them. Toby is caught straying from his diet regimen, throwing Kate into crisis.

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Just the Facts
374 votes

#6 - Just the Facts

Transparent - Season 3 - Episode 4

Maura gets an exciting peek at the future with a visit to the plastic surgeon's office but fails to muster the same enthusiasm from Vicki on a fun night out. Josh visits an unusually upbeat Rita while Ali and Leslie struggle with intimacy. Sarah finds distraction from her personal troubles by spearheading an unorthodox approach to Judaism.

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A brief, but patient illness
228 votes

#7 - A brief, but patient illness

Dickinson - Season 1 - Episode 6

Emily takes a "sick day" to write and finds a connection with her father's law clerk.

“Hope” is the thing with feathers
123 votes

#8 - “Hope” is the thing with feathers

Dickinson - Season 3 - Episode 1

Amid the Civil War’s mounting casualties, the Dickinsons grieve one of their own—and Emily struggles to keep the peace in her family.

Split the lark
166 votes

#9 - Split the lark

Dickinson - Season 2 - Episode 6

Things don't go as planned when Emily tries to express her gratitude to Sam during a night at the opera.

When the Battle Is Over
387 votes

#10 - When the Battle Is Over

Transparent - Season 3 - Episode 2

After a health scare, Maura confronts death and her relationship to her body. Sarah hopes to join the MidCity Temple board. Shelly plans a onewoman show with Buzzy. Dissatisfied with their lives, Josh and Ali play married couple.

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It feels a shame to be Alive -
115 votes

#11 - It feels a shame to be Alive -

Dickinson - Season 3 - Episode 2

Frazar Stearns leaves to meet his fate on the battlefield just as the Dickinson family welcomes a new life.

I Like a Look of Agony
163 votes

#12 - I Like a Look of Agony

Dickinson - Season 2 - Episode 9

To distract himself from the pain of life, Austin throws a tea party for his old college friends—but the day is disrupted by a major political event.

Harvester Ants
49 votes

#13 - Harvester Ants

Everything's Gonna Be Okay - Season 1 - Episode 6

Nicholas has a very weird week! Genevieve promised Matilda she wouldn’t make a scene, but she ends up in the Principal’s office. Nicholas stands-off with another parent. Matilda demands answers but Nicholas struggles to give her any.

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Cave Cockroaches
36 votes

#14 - Cave Cockroaches

Everything's Gonna Be Okay - Season 2 - Episode 4

Genevieve decides to put herself out there and gets an unexpected result. Meanwhile, Drea and Matilda reunite, and Nicholas discovers the meaning of unconditional love.

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I am afraid to own a Body
233 votes

#15 - I am afraid to own a Body

Dickinson - Season 1 - Episode 5

Emily confronts tough issues at a meeting of the local Shakespeare Club.

West African Giant Black Millipedes
54 votes

#16 - West African Giant Black Millipedes

Everything's Gonna Be Okay - Season 1 - Episode 5

Nicholas has forgotten how to talk to grown-ups! He has a dinner party to meet Alex’s best friends. Matilda goes to her first high school party with a goal in mind. Genevieve and her friends get riled up and act in the name of justice.

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Greenbottle Blue Tarantula
72 votes

#17 - Greenbottle Blue Tarantula

Everything's Gonna Be Okay - Season 1 - Episode 2

Nicholas wishes he could call an adult! After the death of their father, Nicholas, Matilda, and Genevieve struggle to return to their daily – and nightly – routines. Navigating the stay-at-home parent life is harder than Nicholas thought.

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447 votes

#18 - Bulnerable

Transparent - Season 2 - Episode 6

Ali finds herself a little too close to Leslie when she seeks Leslie's advice on her UCLA application; Josh confronts Shelly about the past; Sarah uses a hard-won date night to explore some of her sexual fantasies.

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47 votes

#19 - Ensemble

Step Up: High Water - Season 1 - Episode 8

Poppy and Janelle open up to one another, as Rigo and Dondre grapple with the events of the party.

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A little Madness in the Spring
104 votes

#20 - A little Madness in the Spring

Dickinson - Season 3 - Episode 6

The Dickinsons take a fun family outing to an asylum. Henry helps the soldiers with a uniform inspection.

Forbidden Fruit a flavor has
166 votes

#21 - Forbidden Fruit a flavor has

Dickinson - Season 2 - Episode 5

When she learns that Sam plans to publish her poem, Emily embraces being his latest discovery while attending one of Sue's salons.

Jungle Centipede
35 votes

#22 - Jungle Centipede

Everything's Gonna Be Okay - Season 2 - Episode 2

Nicholas thinks this calls for frozen mojitos. Matilda makes her girlfriend socially distance and it’s atypically weird. Alex doesn’t think Nicholas’ new friends are fun.

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Episode 6
384 votes

#23 - Episode 6

The Affair - Season 5 - Episode 6

In Montauk for work, Joanie becomes acquainted with EJ. Together, they explore Joanie’s family history, leading her to question the cause of her mother's death. Rattled, she starts to make some self-destructive decisions.

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Gray Bird Grasshopper
40 votes

#24 - Gray Bird Grasshopper

Everything's Gonna Be Okay - Season 2 - Episode 1

The family tries to get through the day. They’re all bored of this. Matilda is in a dark place. Genevieve trespasses, digitally.

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Emperor Scorpion
35 votes

#25 - Emperor Scorpion

Everything's Gonna Be Okay - Season 2 - Episode 3

The family burns letters to Dad on the anniversary of his death. Alex tries to help Nicholas with his feelings, and it surprisingly works, sort of.

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Happy, Now?
0 votes

#26 - Happy, Now?

Tales of the City - Season 4 - Episode 3

Anna receives a threatening message. Mary Ann tries to make peace with Brian. Jake and Margot negotiate a family gender-reveal party and its aftermath.

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The Price of Oil
0 votes

#27 - The Price of Oil

Tales of the City - Season 4 - Episode 4

Mary Ann rallies the crew to save Barbary Lane and tries to connect with Shawna. A night with Michael's old pals stirs up drama between him and Ben.

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