The Best Episodes Directed by Stephen Kay

The World is Purple

#1 - The World is Purple

Yellowstone (2018) Season 3 - Episode 10

John sits down at the negotiating table with former friends and foes. As the battle for the future of the Yellowstone heats up, nothing will ever be the same.

star 8.45
915 votes
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Sins of the Father

#2 - Sins of the Father

Yellowstone (2018) Season 2 - Episode 10

The feud with the Becks comes to a head as the Duttons scramble to save one of their own.

star 8.27
1272 votes
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Meaner Than Evil

#3 - Meaner Than Evil

Yellowstone (2018) Season 3 - Episode 9

Jamie confronts his past. Rip approaches Kayce about an old problem. The bunkhouse crew looks to defend two of its own.

star 8.14
909 votes
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Race to the Top

#4 - Race to the Top

Harley and the Davidsons Season 1 - Episode 2

Walter and Bill convince Arthur that Harley-Davidson must rejoin the racing community if their business is to survive. Distracted by their race to the top, the founders of Harley-Davidson leave themselves vulnerable to a devastating and unforeseen threat to the survival of their company.

star 8.12
641 votes
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Post Partum

#5 - Post Partum

The Shield Season 5 - Episode 11

As Vic prepares to help Lem get out of the country to begin a new life in Mexico; Kavanaugh and Aceveda attempt to capitalize on the situation by using this as means to try to take down the leader of the Strike Team. Dutch decides to file for a transfer. Meanwhile, Shane tries to cut off the investigation by taking extreme measures and Danny finally confronts the father of her child.

star 8.09
1227 votes
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#6 - SO

Sons of Anarchy Season 3 - Episode 1

The aftermath of Abel’s kidnapping has the Sons reeling - especially Jax, whose grief sends him into deeper turmoil over his future with the MC. Framed for murder, Gemma remains on the lam, and is hit with some unexpected news from her past.

star 8.08
5688 votes
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Collision Course

#7 - Collision Course

Marvel's The Punisher Season 2 - Episode 12

Buckle up -- Mahoney and Frank are about to take a ride to remember. Amy makes an entrance, Russo cashes out, and Madani comes clean to Krista.

star 8.04
1666 votes
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Six or Seven Minutes

#8 - Six or Seven Minutes

New Amsterdam (2018) Season 1 - Episode 10

As Max fights for his life, New Amsterdam is in full swing with a pertinent heart surgery that is not covered by insurance and a potential nurses walk out. As the team feels Max's absence and the doctors find out that they may have to treat one of their own, Sharpe must finally come clean about Max's condition.

star 8.04
1053 votes
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Revenge of Broken Jaw

#9 - Revenge of Broken Jaw

Life on Mars (US) Season 1 - Episode 13

When the Weather Underground sends the department bomb threats on the anniversary of their leader's death, Lt. Hunt takes the threats personally. As Sam, Annie and Lt. Hunt investigate, they soon find a connection between a student and Pat Olsen, a professor.

star 8.00
246 votes
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Glass Spider

#10 - Glass Spider

Covert Affairs Season 3 - Episode 8

After it's discovered that Jai was investigating Simon Fischer when he was killed, bringing Simon in becomes Arthur's top priority. In the hopes of protecting Simon, Annie requests that she be allowed to bring him in herself.

star 7.94
1408 votes
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Only Devils Left

#11 - Only Devils Left

Yellowstone (2018) Season 2 - Episode 4

John's enemies strike a direct hit on the Yellowstone. John forms an unlikely alliance. Kayce has his first day as a livestock officer.

star 7.93
1260 votes
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It's Different for Girls

#12 - It's Different for Girls

Friday Night Lights Season 1 - Episode 10

The cheerleaders prepare for Championship Classic. Lyla is picked on when people find out about her and Riggins. Coach Taylor tries to keep Matt and Julie apart. Jason goes home after being released from rehab.

star 7.89
720 votes
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Trompe le Monde

#13 - Trompe le Monde

Covert Affairs Season 4 - Episode 16

Calder wonders if Joan is the only person he can trust when he returns to the United States with good news. Elsewhere, Annie and Auggie continue their work to bring Henry to justice.

star 7.89
1158 votes
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The Reek of Desperation

#14 - The Reek of Desperation

Yellowstone (2018) Season 2 - Episode 3

Rainwater teams up with Jenkins for a big business deal, but powerful new enemies look to block their plans. John and Beth groom a new political candidate.

star 7.88
1268 votes
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The Wake-Up Bomb

#15 - The Wake-Up Bomb

Covert Affairs Season 2 - Episode 11

Annie feels lonely during some downtime following a failed mission in Venice. Another assignment soon comes up, however, involving a chef tied to a Basque separatist movement.

star 7.84
1919 votes
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You're the Indian Now

#16 - You're the Indian Now

Yellowstone (2018) Season 3 - Episode 1

In the wake of the Beck Brothers, John reshuffles the political decks. Beth finds a trespasser on the ranch and learns that he may have big ambitions for the surrounding land. John helps Tate deal with his nightmares.

star 7.83
991 votes
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There Goes My Gun

#17 - There Goes My Gun

Covert Affairs Season 4 - Episode 15

Annie, Auggie and Calder go on an unauthorized mission to Hong Kong in the hope of apprehending Henry's courier. Meanwhile, Joan and Arthur reveal a traitor who's been hiding in plain sight.

star 7.83
1281 votes
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Freight Trains and Monsters

#18 - Freight Trains and Monsters

Yellowstone (2018) Season 3 - Episode 2

Jamie starts a new job. Beth comes to a realization about Market Equities and visits Roarke. Rip searches for another ranch hand. A livestock agent goes too far.

star 7.82
937 votes
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Rock 'n' Roll Suicide

#19 - Rock 'n' Roll Suicide

Covert Affairs Season 3 - Episode 11

When Annie's mission in Russia goes awry, landing her in prison, Auggie, Joan, and Arthur work with an old friend to bring her home safely.

star 7.81
1460 votes

#20 - Guilty

Quantico Season 1 - Episode 9

At Quantico, the NATS attend a class with guest speaker Dr. Susan Langdon. Dr. Langdon is a former agent and profiler who tasks the trainees with looking at serial killer cases to find the one victim that doesn’t fit the case, but when Simon becomes too good at finding things that don’t belong, it’s his life that becomes endangered. In the future, Alex is interrogated by a highly sophisticated FBI team while Ryan’s life hangs in the balance.

star 7.81
3052 votes
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Better Half

#21 - Better Half

Sons of Anarchy Season 1 - Episode 10

With Stahl pressing the women of SAMCRO, Jax sees Unser as the key to salvation; Cherry reveals interesting information about her past.

star 7.79
5321 votes
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The Reckoning

#22 - The Reckoning

SIX Season 2 - Episode 9

Tracking Michael and the Prince as they go deeper into hiding, the team finds itself surrounded by the enemy.

star 7.79
746 votes
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All the Right Friends

#23 - All the Right Friends

Covert Affairs Season 2 - Episode 4

Annie runs into a set up when she tries to exchange a spy named Carlo Reni in Argentina. They escape the assassin and go on the run, trying to find the one responsible before the assassin can finish the job.

star 7.77
1803 votes
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Ain't That a Shame?

#24 - Ain't That a Shame?

The Shield Season 4 - Episode 13

Monica, Vic and the strike team work together to put Antwon Mitchell back behind bars after his deal with the DEA released him from prison. When Vic reveals his suspicions of David's connection to both Antwon and an inmate's murder, David must protect his political future at any cost. When the murder of an over-protective father leads Claudette and Dutch back to a foster home they had previously investigated, Monica makes an unpopular decision that helps seal her fate.

star 7.76
1214 votes
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#25 - Blinders

Friday Night Lights Season 1 - Episode 15

The Panthers savor their crucial playoff-win-until race issues emerge and sorely test their bond after Mac makes racial statements.Tami frowns upon Julie's newfound friendship with Tyra. The girls play a powder-puff football game.

star 7.73
755 votes
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Trojan Horse

#26 - Trojan Horse

Wisdom of the Crowd Season 1 - Episode 6

Cavanaugh needs Sophe’s help to locate the source of a deadly online challenge that’s targeting vulnerable teenagers. Also, Alex’s connection to Tanner’s former company may be a personal and political issue.

star 7.73
657 votes
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#27 - Quarry

Taken (2017) Season 2 - Episode 2

When a plane crashes carrying Bryan Mills and a key witness in a murder investigation, a wounded Mills must call upon the survival skills his father taught him to overcome the elements, find a way out of the woods and protect the witness from a lethal team of mercenaries on their tail. Meanwhile, Santana organizes a 'go big or go home' plan to locate the downed plane.

star 7.70
1023 votes
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Into the White

#28 - Into the White

Covert Affairs Season 4 - Episode 3

Annie returns to Colombia and must determine Teo Braga’s true allegiances in order to thwart a potential act of terrorism. Joan begins a round of interviews that could significantly alter her career trajectory within the CIA.

star 7.69
1318 votes
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#29 - Turas

Sons of Anarchy Season 3 - Episode 9

The club embarks on a protection run, the likes of which they’ve never seen before.

star 7.69
5617 votes
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A Girl Like You

#30 - A Girl Like You

Covert Affairs Season 2 - Episode 13

Annie is sent to find Mossad agent Eyal Lavin after it's discovered he's in Washington D.C. posing as a CIA operative.

star 7.69
1784 votes
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The Push

#31 - The Push

Sons of Anarchy Season 3 - Episode 6

To protect their territory, SAMCRO must handle a rat at St. Thomas.

star 7.68
5336 votes
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Fa Guan

#32 - Fa Guan

Sons of Anarchy Season 2 - Episode 9

When SAMCRO's adult-film business becomes a hindrance to the club, Clay seizes the opportunity to revive the gun-running cartel. As Jax and Clay continue to clash over club activities, their relationship reaches a new level of antagonism.

star 7.68
4750 votes
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All In

#33 - All In

The Shield Season 3 - Episode 14

With an Armenian hit-man hot on their trail, the Strike team sweeps the streets of the Armenian community to find him before he finds them. After catching a break, Aceveda's suspicions grow about the Strike Team's involvement with the Money Train robbery. Meanwhile, Dutch and Claudette investigate a case that could repeal hundreds of convictions, which leaves Claudette having to choose between her conscience and her career.

star 7.67
1371 votes
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#34 - Capybara

Sons of Anarchy Season 1 - Episode 11

Jax's loyalty to SAMCRO is tested when one member is arrested and another disappears. Meanwhile, Abel's improving condition could spur his release from the NICU, but his homecoming may not be the only one.

star 7.64
5235 votes
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Sound and Vision

#35 - Sound and Vision

Covert Affairs Season 3 - Episode 2

Annie and Auggie are brought together for a DPD assignment, sending them to Spain to acquire a computer virus that China also wants to obtain.

star 7.64
1578 votes
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Gold Soundz

#36 - Gold Soundz

Covert Affairs Season 5 - Episode 16

With Russian Vega Force assassins on their trail, Annie and McQuaid work together to escape.

star 7.64
776 votes
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#37 - America

Quantico Season 1 - Episode 2

Alex is on the run and must outsmart Liam and his team to get into her apartment for anything that could help clear her name. Meanwhile, in a flashback to Quantico training, the NATS are tasked with finding a needle in a haystack while looking for potential threats to national security.

star 7.64
3744 votes
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#38 - Vamos

Covert Affairs Season 4 - Episode 1

Annie forges a professional relationship with Henry Wilcox while also adjusting to her new romance with Auggie. But when Annie and Auggie head to Columbia searching for a new person of interest: the Puma, the spy game gets serious.

star 7.63
1292 votes
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Fun Town

#39 - Fun Town

Sons of Anarchy Season 1 - Episode 3

When a prominent Charming family's young daughter is assaulted at a carnival, SAMCRO races against the authorities to capture the assailant; a new shipment of guns arrives from the group's IRA connection; Tara's ex-boyfriend arrives in Charming.

star 7.61
5886 votes
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A Thousand Deaths

#40 - A Thousand Deaths

The Shield Season 4 - Episode 11

Vic and the Strike Team use their leverage on the One-Niners to track down anyone involved with the cop killings. Their hunt leads them down an unexpected path with the Russian mob. Monica puts pressure on the team to come clean about any of their dealings with Antwon. Dutch and Claudette investigate a gang shooting and soon realize their key witness is close to the Barn, and has something to hide.

star 7.61
1153 votes
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Plaza De Nada

#41 - Plaza De Nada

Coyote (2021) Season 1 - Episode 6

Ben must navigate danger within the Zamora cartel while searching for the truth about his former partner as a U.S. government investigation closes in.

star 7.60
306 votes
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#42 - Frontwards

Covert Affairs Season 5 - Episode 15

Annie and McQuaid's relationship deepens while tracking down Belenko's next target.

star 7.58
829 votes
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Small Tears

#43 - Small Tears

Sons of Anarchy Season 2 - Episode 2

After Gemma experiences something horrible she can't tell Jax and Clay. A rival porn producer comes to try and put Luanne out of business and Clay doesn't like Jax's decision making.

star 7.57
5071 votes
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Trigger Cut

#44 - Trigger Cut

Covert Affairs Season 5 - Episode 11

McQuaid's health hangs in the balance; Annie seeks information in Istanbul; Arthur takes control.

star 7.56
872 votes
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Acts of Borden

#45 - Acts of Borden

The Lizzie Borden Chronicles Season 1 - Episode 1

After being acquitted for the murders of her parents, Lizzie plans to restart her life. Agent Charles Siringo is determined to find the truth. William Almy demands payment of a debt and the Borden sisters are blackmailed by their half-brother.

star 7.55
268 votes
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In the Bag

#46 - In the Bag

Friday Night Lights Season 4 - Episode 7

Despite some doubt, Coach makes Vince quarterback. Tami struggles to comfort Julie who's grieving over Matt's sudden departure. Tim has a confrontation with Becky's dad. Luke is badly injured. Landry makes a play for Jess.

star 7.54
602 votes
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Bitches Brew

#47 - Bitches Brew

The Shield Season 7 - Episode 7

A prostitute from Vic's past is the key to taking down a violent drug dealer; Dutch worries about Claudette's health; Danny takes drastic measures to protect her child.

star 7.54
1217 votes
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False Skorpion

#48 - False Skorpion

Covert Affairs Season 5 - Episode 2

Annie thinks about working with Ryan McQuaid in an effort to catch a terrorist in Venezuela. Auggie is questioned by the NCTC.

star 7.52
1015 votes
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Unseen Power of the Picket Fence

#49 - Unseen Power of the Picket Fence

Covert Affairs Season 5 - Episode 3

After a botched escape attempt, Annie and McQuaid combine forces to get out of Venezuela. Joan works with Arthur and his new co-worker, Caitlyn Cook, to extract their fellow operatives. Calder’s clandestine affair takes on a new dimension.

star 7.50
935 votes
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King Tide

#50 - King Tide

Coyote (2021) Season 1 - Episode 5

With limited options and his family's lives at risk, Ben attempts a desperate exit strategy -- one with potentially dire consequences.

star 7.48
317 votes
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#51 - Jailbait

The Shield Season 5 - Episode 3

The Strike Team tries to develop a strategy to deflect the Internal Affairs investigation as Vic finally comes face to face with Kavanaugh. Meanwhile, Tina goes undercover to help take down a sex-trafficking ring; and friction between Claudette and Dutch deepens when she reopens one of their past cases.

star 7.48
1133 votes
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Dirty Slutty Whores

#52 - Dirty Slutty Whores

Dirt Season 2 - Episode 2

Lucy is on the lookout for answers when a celebrity is released from jail early. Meanwhile, Willa and Farber search for the source a self-destructive star's video.

star 7.12
67 votes
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