The Best Episodes Directed by Stephen Cragg
#2 - The Jury
Early Edition Season 1 - Episode 17
Gary has to serve as jury on a trial and worries about the people he won't be able to save while on court. He tries by all means to get out of jury duty but can't. The case is about a man who is on trial for suspicion of stealing money from his company. Just when Gary (who was picked for foreman) is about to read the verdict the cat enters the courtroom and delivers the paper. The bailiff takes it away, but Gary manages to read a headline that says the man's wife can be the only one who might save him from going to prison and hanging himself. The jury is taken to a hotel to work on the verdict and can't leave for any purposes, but Gary manages to sneak out thanks to Chuck. The judge finally decides to have Gary removed from the jury but that doesn't stop him from interfering on the trial and saving the man's life.
#4 - The Felix Paradox
Southland Season 5 - Episode 8
The funeral of a major drug dealer brings gangsters of all kinds out of the woodwork, there is chaos in the streets but as our cops learn sometimes the greatest threats come from within. Lydia and Ruben investigate the drug related murder of Sgt. Hill’s son; they discover police corruption in the process and clash over how to handle it. Ben suspects that Sammy did not destroy the tape and decides to take matters into his own hands with tragic consequences. John sinks farther into his loneliness.
#7 - Migration
Grey's Anatomy Season 8 - Episode 23
The residents determine their future as they make their final decisions regarding post residency positions; Mark admits to Derek that he is torn between his love for Lexie and the fact that Julia can give him everything he's ever wanted; Ben plans something extra special for Bailey, but she is preoccupied with her work; and Arizona encourages her childhood friend, Nick, to have surgery. Meanwhile a couple on their third honeymoon come to the hospital complaining of mysterious symptoms.
#9 - I've Been Down That Road Before
Nashville (2012) Season 1 - Episode 12
Rayna begins to settle into the tour when she discovers that Deacon has joined Juliette's band on the road, and she can't help but think that maybe the time has come to make some hard decisions. But will a heart to heart with Deacon help ease the sting of the revelation? Meanwhile Juliette is tired of her bubble gum pop success and is interested in exposing who she really is, though her team is convinced that will damage her commercial success. And Scarlett is counting pennies to keep her head above water -- until Gunnar makes her an offer she can't refuse.
#10 - Hero
The Wonder Years Season 5 - Episode 17
Kevin is on a first-name basis with McKinley's High's basketball hero, Bobby Riddle. When the team makes it to the regional finals, Kevin's dad decides to attend the game and embarrasses Kevin by talking strategy with Paul and Chuck. Later, though, Kevin apologizes to his dad for how he treated him.
#12 - A Criminal, a Whore, an Idiot and a Liar
Scandal (2012) Season 2 - Episode 11
Changes continue to rock the White House, as we also flashback to learn more about the rigged election. Meanwhile, things get heated between Olivia and Edison after he makes a shocking accusation.
#13 - Meet Bonnie
How to Get Away with Murder Season 2 - Episode 5
Asher discovers not everything is what it seems when you work for Annalise. Meanwhile, Frank is presented with a situation that hits close to home, and Wes’ search to find out more about Rebecca’s disappearance culminates into an explosive confrontation.
#14 - Why Don't You Love Me
Nashville (2012) Season 1 - Episode 19
Rayna and Juliette are both nominated for CMA Awards and Edgehill Records hosts a party in their honor. Meanwhile Teddy worries about his relationship with Maddie, Juliette copes with new challenges, Scarlett is concerned about Gunnar, and tension grows between him and Will.
#15 - Beautiful Doom
Grey's Anatomy Season 9 - Episode 5
In this Meredith & Cristina-centric episode, the two friends continue to cope with life after the plane crash and their ever-growing responsibilities at their respective hospitals. As Meredith juggles taking care of Zola with a case that hits close to home, Cristina assists Dr. Thomas on a challenging heart surgery.
#16 - Ask Him About Stella
How to Get Away with Murder Season 4 - Episode 12
Annalise deals with an unforeseen issue after damaging details about a key witness are exposed in her case to help Laurel. The 'K4' continue their efforts to help build a case for Annalise’s class action lawsuit.
#18 - His Girl Thursday
Early Edition Season 1 - Episode 9
Meredith is back. She wants to pick things up with Gary where they left last time they met. But the paper seems to be in the way of Gary developing anything deeper with her, since he doesn't want her to have access to it. She promises not to read it, but Chuck walks in on her reading the paper. They make a deal, and Chuck wins over 15 million in the stock market. He gets in trouble and steals the paper to lose the 15 million, but Gary thinks Meredith stole it. After reconciliation, Meredith leaves for Washington.
#19 - Bloodline
ER Season 13 - Episode 1
The hospital staff copes with the immediate aftermath of the shootout. Weaver finds Abby unconscious and Kovač tied to a gurney. Abby's trauma puts her into pre-term labor, her baby is born two and a half months prematurely. When bleeding continues, Abby undergoes a hysterectomy. Jerry's heart was nicked by a bullet and he has to have surgery, which Dubenko and Neela perform successfully. After a rough chase from local police, Steve and his partners decide to hide out. His partners want to leave Sam and Alex so Steve shoots them. He later rapes Sam and falls asleep, Sam goes to leave with Alex but then goes back, picks up Steve's gun and shoots him.
#20 - Drop
Vanished Season 1 - Episode 3
While wearing a wire and being watched by FBI, the Senator attempts to make a ransom drop in Atlanta.
#23 - Mr. Monk and the Billionaire Mugger
Monk Season 1 - Episode 7
A billionaire computer mogul is shot dead while mugging a couple outside a movie theater, and a uniformed officer later is seen fleeing the scene. While the press hound the police about the identity of "Fraidy Cop", Monk investigates what at first appears to be a midlife crisis gone horribly wrong–until he finds out that the two cases are connected.
#25 - Love, Loss and Legacy
Grey's Anatomy Season 8 - Episode 5
The residents try their hardest to impress surgical great Catherine Avery-who also happens to be Jackson's mother-when she arrives at Seattle Grace to perform a groundbreaking transplant surgery; Arizona and Alex find their hands tied with a confidentiality issue when a familiar patient comes into the ER; meanwhile, a love-struck Teddy throws a dinner party for the couples, and Bailey makes a decision regarding her love life
#26 - The War Comes Home
ER Season 14 - Episode 1
Moretti's first day is challenging as the ER is inundated with casualties from the peace rally - including Neela. Dubenko faces a crisis in surgery. Abby, Pratt and Morris conspire about how to deal with a shared problem. A new intern arrives unexpectedly, and Gates is reassigned.
#28 - Generation Gap
Chicago Med Season 2 - Episode 20
Things get personal for Dr. Halstead when his unsupportive father is admitted to the hospital against his wishes. When treating Will’s father, Dr. Rhodes reflects on his relationship with his dad. Dr. Charles gets involved when his daughter Robin’s strange behavior continues to intensify and Dr. Choi struggles to help a teenage boy who is desperate to control his sexual urges. Dr. Manning feels the impact of being a working mother when a young boy is brought in for neglect. Meanwhile, Sarah teaches a group of high school students about the responsibilities of having a child by using fake baby dolls.
#30 - Brother's Keeper
Chicago Med Season 2 - Episode 4
Several patients are discovered to have the same rare infection, prompting Dr. Charles’ daughter Robyn, an epidemiologist, to be brought in to find the common link. Dr. Choi and Dr. Rhodes work on an elderly man who is discovered to be very ill, but a conflict in how to best treat him develops between his son and his young girlfriend. Meanwhile, Dr. Reese tries to help a young drug addict and Maggie tends to a patient who is dear to her heart.
#31 - Truly, Madly, Deeply
Boston Legal Season 2 - Episode 7
Denny is called to defend a man who raped and killed a 13-year-old girl but decides he'd rather go to jail than spend his days defending murderers. Meanwhile, Alan must face his fear of clowns, and Shirley dumps a bizarre bestiality case on Denise.
#33 - Obsession
Third Watch Season 6 - Episode 4
Faith gets an earful from her daughter for not being around, and discovers that Emily's decision not to attend her mother's promotion ceremony was calculated to drive home a point about all the events Faith missed over the years; Finney threatens to blow Sasha's cover if she doesn't get the goods on Maritza; Sully and Sasha get more than they bargained for when they investigate a domestic and discover a decomposing corpse in the apartment directly above the quarreling couple, leading Sully to teach Brendan a lesson about the less glamorous aspects of police work; starting her career as a detective by partnering up with Jelly, Faith pursues her hunch that there's something more to what appears to be a simple suicide, and uncovers the deceased's plan to commit murder with a mail bomb; Grace teases Carlos about dating Holly, while expressing some interest in Brendan; Ty tries and fails to get more information from an uncooperative Sully after Brendan tells Ty that their fathers and Sully
#34 - Your Funeral
How to Get Away with Murder Season 5 - Episode 1
Annalise selects students for her new legal clinic and juggles job offers from competing firms; the Keating 4 attempt to move on from last semester's turmoil; a new mystery is introduced and it shakes things up for everyone.
#35 - Just for What I Am
Nashville (2012) Season 2 - Episode 12
Scarlett's career is on fire as she sings "Free" in concert with Zac Brown, but the demands of fame are burning her out. Rayna asks Deacon to help write a much-needed hit for her new album, and it's like old times--perhaps too much. Concert venues are dropping from Juliette's tour and Jeff, her label head, is furious, and Zoey is bruised by Gunnar's inattention when he gets an invitation to co-write from Jay DeMarcus of Rascal Flatts.
#36 - The Sun Won't Set
Desperate Housewives Season 2 - Episode 8
All of Wisteria Lane is panicked by a burglar loose in the neighborhood and thus a neighborhood watch committee is formed. Bree finds out some disturbing information about George. At the wedding of Sophie and Morty, Susan learns who her real father is and is determined to find him.
#37 - The Other Woman
Scandal (2012) Season 2 - Episode 2
When a public figure is caught in a compromising position, Olivia and her team must do some heavy lifting, literally, in order to clean up the mess. But Olivia is still dealing with the ramifications of the judge's jaw-dropping verdict, and Abby continues to push for answers. In the White House, Cyrus and Fitz are forced to deal with a serious foreign policy emergency.
#38 - Valentine's Day Massacre
Grey's Anatomy Season 6 - Episode 14
It's Valentine's Day, and the doctors must treat dozens of injured people after the roof collapses at a popular romantic restaurant; Derek tries to manage his busy schedule as Chief of Surgery; Meredith wrestles with her new duties as the Chief's wife; and Mark and Callie team up to convince Sloan to do the right thing for her baby.
#39 - Food Chains
The Practice Season 2 - Episode 25
The furor over Lindsay's demand for partnership continues. Bobby discovers that Lindsay's not the only associate looking for another job. Rebecca is involved in a car accident she believes is a scam. Rebecca and Jimmy go undercover to ferret out the guilty. Ellenor meets up with an old friend in the midst of a chimpanzee custody trial.
#41 - I Can't Get over You to Save My Life
Nashville (2012) Season 3 - Episode 3
Rayna sets a wedding date which reverberates through the lives of those she loves. Juliette struggles to manage her secret which could prevent her from getting a career-defining movie role, and she meets the leading man who would play her love interest if she got the part. Luke’s new back-up singer, Pam, makes her presence known, Gunnar gets a visit from his first love, Kiley, and Layla decides to wield her power over Will.
#42 - City of Mercy
ER Season 13 - Episode 11
It's Christmas in the ER again. Luka and Abby as Rudolph and his elf, visit pediatrics, while Morris learns the meaning of Christmas when he plays Santa to a special girl. Ames takes action that creates tension between Luka and Abby, leading Luka to make a heartfelt confession. Teller returns, sending Gates and Ray on a mission, while Neela oversees an unusual kidney transplant case. Sam and Ben take a stand when a patient is dumped in an alley by Mercy Hospital. Morris, after getting a visit from one of his children, gets an offer he can't refuse, but somehow, does.
#43 - No Brains Left Behind
Boston Legal Season 4 - Episode 9
Alan takes on one of his most outrageous lawsuits to date when he teams up with Denny to sue the National Guard for failing to show up when a flood wiped out a small business. Shirley is surprised when her granddaughter visits her at the office with the news that she was expelled from university for destroying government standards tests. Meanwhile, Carl has second thoughts about staying in Boston, and Lorraine comes clean to the firm about her true background.
#44 - Soapy Sanderson
Northern Exposure Season 1 - Episode 3
A hermit takes Joel's advice to put his affairs in order and leaves all his considerable land holdings to be jointly administered by Maggie and the good doctor, who has definite ideas about how to dispose of the windfall.
#45 - Inheritance
Chicago Med Season 1 - Episode 15
A teen patient with abdominal pain firmly refuses any drugs. Meanwhile, Dr. Halstead reconnects with his past when treating a patient; a pregnant woman does everything in her power not to deliver the child; and Dr. Rhodes tries to avoid family issues.
#46 - Skin
ER Season 11 - Episode 10
While on a smoke break, Abby is kidnapped by two young gang members, who want her to fix a wounded friend. Frustrated with her subordinates not listening to her, Susan faces the fact that she can't be everyone's friend and their boss at the same time. Neela is having trouble relating to her patients.
#47 - Model Behavior
NCIS Season 3 - Episode 11
While filming a reality show on a Marine base, a supermodel dies and the NCIS team must discover who is the model's murderer. They discover a love triangle between the model and three other men, all suspects. Meanwhile, Jenny is disturbed by Gibbs when he doesn't want to attend an award ceremony in his honor.
#49 - The Kitchen Sink
Third Watch Season 6 - Episode 14
Finney gets a frantic phone call from Ben, a child he had helped in a previous case, which said that Ben's father was hurting Ben's mother and coming after Ben. Ben's father takes him to an abandoned warehouse, where the police soon follow.
#50 - Little Italy
Northern Exposure Season 6 - Episode 18
Ruth-Anne makes her debut on National Public Radio telling about little slices of life from Cicely. The Capras go to Cicely's Little Italy, where it turns out there is an exclusive restaurant in the basement of a house and a feud with the people next door and they get caught in the middle. Maggie in her role as mayor must play marriage counselor for Shelly and Holling.
#53 - Lost in America
ER Season 12 - Episode 17
Kovač, with Abby's help, works feverishly to save a young Turkish woman with multiple stab wounds. As the girls' condition worsens, Clemente steps in and decides to try a risky procedure; surprisingly, he and Kovac work together effectively for the first time, but unfortunately the patient goes beyond saving. Sam accepts a part-time job working for Richard Elliott. Neela pulls an all-nighter in preparation for a speech at a surgeon's convention but is disappointed when her speech goes awry, later reflecting on how close she and Ray have become.
#55 - Ray Butts
Space: Above and Beyond Season 1 - Episode 6
The Saratoga has a mysterious new passenger: a battle-scarred special-forces commando whose classified mission directives put the 58th at his disposal, even if it means leading them to certain disaster.
#56 - How Can I Help You Say Goodbye
Nashville (2012) Season 4 - Episode 3
A second aneurysm leaves Beverly brain dead and Deacon consumed with guilt, while Scarlett is forced to decide whether or not to keep Beverly on life support. Meanwhile, Juliette continues a destructive pattern of erratic behavior, pushing Avery to make the heart-wrenching decision to file for divorce.
#57 - Two Sides to Every Story
Nashville (2012) Season 3 - Episode 9
Rayna continues to pull out all stops in self-promotion, this time by agreeing to do a televised Christmas special from her home for charity, with Luke and the children. But when she invites Deacon to join in, things get awkward fast. Her magazine cover story has reverberations for her personal life. Meantime, it’s Nashville’s Winterfest and Zoey, Gunnar and Avery have an opportunity to perform. With Scarlett’s coaching, Terry sings for the crowd and blows them away, but cannot handle the limelight. Will and Layla go to Winterfest and each find solace, but separately.
#58 - The Blitzkrieg Button
Marvel's Agent Carter Season 1 - Episode 4
Peggy may be in more trouble than usual when fugitive Howard Stark suddenly returns for mysterious reasons. And Chief Dooley chases a new clue all the way to Europe that threatens to destroy Peggy's future at the SSR.
#59 - Forever and for Always
Nashville (2012) Season 4 - Episode 11
It’s the wedding viewers have longed for when Deacon and Rayna tie the knot, complete with captivating music performances by series regulars Charles Esten, Clare Bowen, Sam Palladio, Lennon Stella and Maisy Stella as well as cameos by Jay DeMarcus of Rascal Flatts and singer/songwriter Jim Lauderdale portraying themselves. When the loving couple are ambushed by paparazzi after their intimate rehearsal dinner, Deacon’s hot-headed reaction casts a pall on the plans and forces a change of venue. Meanwhile, wedding guest Avery is struggling to keep up with the lies Juliette is forcing him to message to press in her absence.
#60 - Somebody To Love
ER Season 13 - Episode 3
Pratt and Kerry must adjust to new roles. It’s the first day on the job for the medical students and interns, and Neela and Gates have a tough start. A closeted, older gay man with kidney failure comes to the ER. Gates doesn't fill out his chart properly mixing up the medication he's on. Pratt gives him calcium which leads to heart failure due to the wrong medication on the chart. Gates goes against Pratt's orders and saves the patient's life, but he is brain dead, which ultimately makes things worse on all fronts, especially with Pratt.
#61 - Contagion
Mars (2016) Season 2 - Episode 4
Marta convalesces as a mysterious illness sweeps through Olympus Town and Lukrum Colony. When IMSF realizes one of its own has died as a result, it races to determine the cause, origin and mode of transmission before time runs out—and more lives are claimed. Back in present day, Vladimir Chuprov, a Greenpeace activist, sheds light on an indigenous health crisis being kept quiet by the Russian state to benefit their Arctic oil endeavors.
#62 - The Whole Point of Being Roommates
Chicago Fire Season 6 - Episode 8
After saving a young girl, Dawson is forced to make a tough decision when she finds out the girl's father is addicted to painkillers. Herrmann loses his cool and gets into an altercation with a police officer after responding to a call. Otis and Cruz are on a mission to find out who Bretton is dating. Meanwhile, Boden is skeptical when Donna's brother Julian unexpectedly comes to town.
#63 - Nobody's Home/Unknown Soldier
Detroit 1-8-7 Season 1 - Episode 3
When they investigate a woman's murder, Fitch, Washington, Longford and Mahajan stumble upon something much bigger; a murdered teenager is found along with his severely beaten father, a Vietnam veteran.
#64 - Somebody Pick Up My Pieces
Nashville (2012) Season 3 - Episode 14
After Rayna reveals Jeff's indiscretions to the board members, Edgehill Republic begins to fall apart. Deacon considers a clinical trial. Scarlett reconnects with Gunnar. Juliette poses for a magazine spread.
#65 - We Are Not Alone
Mars (2016) Season 2 - Episode 1
After almost a decade alone on Mars, scientists at the International Mars Science Foundation’s (IMSF) fully developed Olympus Town settlement prepare for the arrival of a group of highly skilled astronauts working for Lukrum Industries, a for-profit corporation specializing in natural resource extraction. In present day on Earth aboard the world’s northernmost oil platform in the Arctic, extreme conditions make for a Mars-like work environment.
#68 - Underbelly
Reaper Season 2 - Episode 6
The Devil misleads Sam into thinking his next escaped soul is an easy catch and encourages him to take along the gang for a road trip. Unfortunately, when they arrive, they discover a tentacled beast has taken over a small town and is eyeing each of them as its next dinner. Meanwhile, Andi feels Sam is becoming too comfortable with this lifestyle, Ben struggles to not be so clingy with Nina, and Sock makes one last effort to sleep with his stepsister.
#69 - Scoop and Run
ER Season 13 - Episode 9
It’s Thanksgiving in the ER, and everyone prepares for the festivities. Luka and Abby's shared feast is delayed when a medical evacuation flight to transfer an older patient puts Abby in the middle of a bus crash scene where she earns the respect of the flight crew. Luka shares concerns about a worrisome former patient with the police, who have doubts about what he thinks is happening. Pratt turns to Kerry after learning about Chaz, and Gates tries to charm Neela, but Meg adds a sour note.
#70 - Worth Waiting For
Party of Five Season 1 - Episode 4
Sex seems to be the only thing on everyone's mind, but no one answers Claudia's questions about it. Julia decides that she's ready to go all the way with her friend, Justin, but backs off. Charlie and Kirsten finally make a date, but just as their romance is heating up, she learns that he used one of his weak pick-up lines on her. Bailey likes Kate, the pretty customer he met at the shoe store, but is sadden to learn that she has a boyfriend.
#71 - Eclipse
The Wonder Years Season 6 - Episode 17
On the way to the Planetarium, Kevin and Winnie and Alice and Chuck play ""Truth or Dare."" When Winnie asks Kevin what he'd change about her, he thinks and then says sometimes she is just too perfect. She doesn't appreciate this and tries to prove that she make trouble as well as anyone else.