The Best Episodes Directed by Steve Robin
#1 - Legacies
Dallas (2012) Season 2 - Episode 15
In the electrifying second season finale, the Ewings unite to execute J.R.’s master plan. Twists and turns abound as each family member tries to ensure its success in ways that would make even a scoundrel like J.R. Ewing proud. When the shocking answer to the question “Who killed J.R.?” is finally revealed, the stage is deliciously set for new alliances and new battles to begin.
#2 - The Eiger: Wall of Death
BBC Documentaries Season 2010 - Episode 74
A history of one of the world's most challenging mountains, the Eiger, and its infamous north face. The film gets to the heart of one of Europe's most notorious peaks, exploring its character and its impact on the people who climb it and live in its awesome shadow.
#3 - Family Business
Dallas (2012) Season 1 - Episode 9
John Ross learns the value of family when he must choose between blood and oil. Sue Ellen and Rebecca both find themselves victims of men who could destroy their lives. And the Ewing’s must once again rally around one another when a medical crisis strikes.
#5 - Venomous Creatures
Dallas (2012) Season 2 - Episode 2
With Christopher and Bobby at the helm of Ewing Energies, and Elena working to gain a stronger foothold within the company, J.R. and John Ross strike a deal to wrestle control of Ewing Energies away from them. Meanwhile, Pamela Rebecca Barnes schemes with John Ross to take half of Christopher's shares in Ewing Energies to fulfill her father's desire for revenge against the Ewings. And Ryland's mother, Judith, (Judith Light) proves to be just as evil as her son.
#6 - Ewings Unite!
Dallas (2012) Season 2 - Episode 9
As Bobby, Christopher and John Ross get to work on J.R.'s masterpiece, J.R.'s will has lasting ramifications for the family legacy and Southfork. Pamela proves her loyalty to John Ross by giving him information against her father, and Christopher's relationship with Elena is tested when Christopher resorts to a tactic worthy of J.R. Meanwhile, Drew is forced to betray the Ewings when a family member is threatened, and Sue Ellen uses her wits to get Gary out of Dallas.
#7 - He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother
Rizzoli & Isles Season 2 - Episode 12
Boston Homicide teams up with the FBI after a bank manager is shot during a robbery. Jane’s brother Tommy may be facing more trouble just as his relationship with Maura begins to grow.
#8 - One for the Dog
Scandal (2012) Season 2 - Episode 10
With Huck being held under the Patriot Act, Olivia and the team get unexpected assistance from an old friend. Meanwhile, Olivia helps Mellie out of a very compromising situation that could affect Fitz's future, and her relationship with Edison reaches a boiling point.
#9 - Collateral Damage
Dallas (2012) Season 1 - Episode 7
Rebecca reveals a life-changing secret to Elena. Still riling from his interaction with Bobby, Ann’s ex-husband demands an apology. Meanwhile, John Ross is under pressure from his allies and tries to turn one family member against another. And a family associate is murdered, leaving everyone to wonder about the culprit.
#10 - True Love
Boston Legal Season 5 - Episode 4
Alan Shore is called upon by ex-flame Phoebe Prentice to prove her husband's innocence in the murder of a nurse. But deep down, Alan's unrequited love for Phoebe makes him hope that her husband is guilty so that they can rekindle their relationship.
#11 - The Bangover
Franklin & Bash Season 1 - Episode 8
Franklin and bash are unfortunately placed under house arrest for 72 hours to teach them to act more professional in the courtroom. The president of Infeld gets a visit from his niece but things all men get that from their when she hopes the judge will reduce or drop the charges of possessing marijuana. Carmen gets a surprise when her ex boyfriend shows up causing Pindar to represent her in court and try to clear her name with an unusual claim that will hopefully get rid of the charges against her.
#13 - Franklin vs. Bash
Franklin & Bash Season 1 - Episode 7
Peter and Jared represent two pole-dancing instructors who are charged with stealing from their clients. But the case soon creates tensions in their friendship. Meanwhile, Karp and Hanna defend a teenage boy who wants to kayak the Amazon solo against his father's wishes.
#15 - Too Much Information
Boston Legal Season 2 - Episode 13
Alan and Denise take on the case of a young girl whose father killed her mother after finding the mother's whereabouts through her HMO's website. Catherine Piper comes back into Alan's life - by robbing convenience stores. Beverly Bridge, Denny's fiancée, flexes her muscle around the firm, while Brad attempts to manage the situation for Shirley and Paul. Daniel goes in for chemotherapy and attempts to shut out Denise.
#16 - Crash and Burn
Scandal (2012) Season 1 - Episode 5
After a commercial plane crashes, taking the lives of all onboard, Olivia Pope and her "gladiators-in-suits" must defend the pilot from media and airline accusations; meanwhile, when Amanda Tanner goes missing, Huck calls upon his dark past to find her whereabouts, and Fitz seeks the help of the Vice President in order to pass key legislation despite their icy relationship.
#17 - Top of the Hour
Scandal (2012) Season 2 - Episode 16
Olivia finds herself in the middle of a media storm, but this time she's on the opposing side of the oval office when Fitz's pick for Supreme Court Justice is caught in a torrid affair with Liv's new client, high-powered CEO Sarah Stanner. Meanwhile, Olivia and Jake continue their flirtatious relationship, while Huck takes Quinn under his wing and Harrison and Abby try to figure out where they stand with their friendship. Back in the White House, Cyrus and Mellie continue to fight for Fitz's attention, but someone else may already have it.
#18 - This Magic Moment
Grey's Anatomy Season 8 - Episode 11
The doctors split into teams for a risky surgery involving conjoined twins; Bailey recruits Meredith to be a buffer between her and Ben when he puts pressure on moving their relationship to a more serious level; Richard teaches Alex a tough lesson in the OR; meanwhile Teddy questions Cristina about what exactly happened to Henry during his surgery.
#19 - Virtual Love
Rizzoli & Isles Season 3 - Episode 13
The virtual world and the real world collide when a microbrewer is killed. Angela tries to move on from a failed romance by seeing someone new. And Jane and the team begin to mentor underprivileged teenagers, a move that ends in near disaster.
#20 - Fat Burner
Boston Legal Season 3 - Episode 15
Alan must once again defend Denny when he is arrested, this time for smuggling medical waste out of the country in order to create a new source of energy.Meanwhile, Clarence finds himself in over his head when his first case turns out to be a first-degree murder charge, involving a Haitian slave who stabbed her owner.In the wake of Denise's decision to keep Brad's baby, Jeffrey makes a bold decision.
#21 - All Roads Lead to Fitz
Scandal (2012) Season 2 - Episode 5
When the wife of a governor is raped, the governor takes the law into his own hands and then asks Olivia and her team to come in and clean up his mess. Meanwhile, both Cyrus and the President are caught off-guard when Cyrus' husband, James, decides to return to his career as a journalist covering the White House.
#22 - Mad Cows
Boston Legal Season 5 - Episode 7
Alan Shore and Denny Crane sue the government when cattle rancher Carol Hober who, Crane believes, is the spitting image of actress Valerie Bertinelli -- accuses the USDA of not allowing her to test all of her cows for Mad Cow Disease, an affliction that's close to Denny's heart. But Denny continually irritates Carol when he tries to make her confess that she really is Valerie Bertinelli. Meanwhile, Jerry Espenson is up for partner at the firm, but his quirky social inadequacies could lead to his downfall with the firm's panel, which includes Paul Lewiston.
#23 - It's a Long Way Back
Grey's Anatomy Season 7 - Episode 19
Everyone pulls together to help Callie and baby Sofia on their painstaking journeys to recovery in hopes of allowing mother and baby to finally meet; the sudden death of a clinical trial patient has Derek proceeding with more caution while Meredith makes a calculated and risky move; Alex treats a cranky old rich woman dying of cancer and gets an idea for a grandiose endeavor that is sure to get him the Chief Resident spot; and Teddy is pleasantly surprised by the return of a familiar face.
#24 - Middle Ground
The Good Doctor Season 2 - Episode 2
As Shaun pushes back against Dr. Melendez in order to treat a gravely ill hospital janitor, Dr. Lim risks a lawsuit to repair a teenage girl’s ritual circumcision. Dr. Glassman exercises demanding oversight in choosing a doctor for his brain surgery.
#25 - War Zone
The Closer Season 6 - Episode 8
In a case that could carry national security implications, three soldiers are gunned down outside an LA club two days after returning home from duty in Afghanistan. Brenda’s investigation puts her on a collision course with Major Edward Dorset (guest star Gary Cole), a military liaison officer.
#26 - Layover
The Closer Season 6 - Episode 4
Provenza once again finds himself in a professionally embarrassing situation when he discovers a dead body in the condo of a flight attendant he picked up while extraditing a prisoner.
#28 - Walking Back the Cat
The Closer Season 5 - Episode 4
Once again working with Fritz and the FBI, the team helps get to the bottom of a murder which occurred amidst a drug ring investigation. Also again, Brenda finds FBI feathers ruffled by her unorthodox methods.
#29 - Bad Blood
Major Crimes Season 5 - Episode 18
Sharon's son Ricky comes home for a surprise visit; the department investigates the murder of a retired LAPD fraud detective, who may have been murdered for an arrest she made decades ago.
#30 - Lincoln (1)
Boston Legal Season 3 - Episode 8
Alan helps Jerry Espenson with a client who is a suspect in her girlfriend's hanging murder, but she herself isn't sure if she's guilty.Denny defends Lincoln Meyer who is accused of killing the judge in his trial, but beings to lose interest when Lincoln's behavior becomes more and more strange.Meanwhile, Bethany's mother fights to get Denny back, and Brad and Jeffrey fight each other.
#32 - Down the Drain
Major Crimes Season 3 - Episode 11
A surrogate adoption gets complicated, leaving one person dead and a lot of people searching for answers. The Major Crimes division gets their hands dirty as they explore LA's underground water system. Sharon works to make Rusty officially part of her family, while he struggles to tell his biological mother (guest star Ever Carradine) about the upcoming adoption.
#33 - Bad Blood
Grey's Anatomy Season 9 - Episode 13
As Derek and April work around the clock to find a solution for the hospital, Cristina struggles to respect the wishes of a family whose son is dying. Meanwhile, Arizona empathizes with a teenager who faces problems similar to her own.
#34 - The Life
The Closer Season 5 - Episode 13
When an adolescent boy is found murdered where members of the Tres Colores gang frequently spend time, the subsequent murders of two more gang members point Brenda and the team to gang warfare. Unfortunately, the evidence trail leads them in a different direction.
#35 - Do Tell
Boston Legal Season 4 - Episode 4
Shirley is compelled to help an old friend of Denny who is discharged from the army for coming out publicly as being gay, but finds resistance from the judge for challenging America during war time. Meanwhile, Alan's "word salad" returns whenever Lorraine is around, and new associate Whitney Rome is thrown into a case involving a bullfighting child whose mother wants sole custody.
#36 - Death Warrant
The Closer Season 7 - Episode 8
Brenda seeks Capt. Raydor's help in an investigation of possible police brutality; Brenda's attorney starts deposing the squad about the Baylor case.
#37 - The Guest
Stitchers Season 2 - Episode 9
Mitchell Blair directs Kirsten to shut down all investigation into finding her father. But Kirsten has finally made contact with someone she thinks can lead her to him. To gain her source's trust, she tries to explain her role in the Stitchers program, without actually revealing the program's nature. Treading carefully, Kirsten recounts the team's current case, in which a series of murders is tied to a wildly popular new app.
#38 - LCFLUTTER
Quantico Season 2 - Episode 7
At the Farm, Owen teaches the trainees about enhanced interrogation techniques, and turns the tables on his students by putting himself in the hot seat. Meanwhile, Shelby goes undercover. In the future, a new president is sworn in, and Miranda makes a tough choice.
#39 - Skin Deep
Major Crimes Season 5 - Episode 4
When Flynn looks into purchasing a new home and seeks input from Provenza and Buzz, an unexpected turn of events leads to a new investigation for Major Crimes. Meanwhile, Buzz continues to look into the circumstances surrounding his father's murder.
#40 - The Nose
Castle (2009) Season 8 - Episode 5
When a priceless work of art is stolen and its transporter murdered, Castle and Beckett must work with the key witness to track down the painting and sniff out the killer.
#42 - Roe v. Wade, The Musical
Boston Legal Season 4 - Episode 12
Alan takes on one of his most controversial cases to date when he represents a man suing Missy Tiggs for stealing his sperm and impregnating herself to have a black baby. Meanwhile, Jerry has mixed feelings when Leigh asks him to help her get her job back after she's fired for hugging a student.
#43 - KUBARK
Quantico Season 2 - Episode 4
The trainees are put through a training drill that tests their stress levels while Alex tries to gather information and get close to Owen. Meanwhile, in the future, the terrorist organization demands a trade, a move that could possibly end the stand-off.
#44 - Hostile Witness
The Closer Season 7 - Episode 16
Brenda encounters her nemesis, Philip Stroh. the defense attorney she suspects is a murdering rapist. Obsessed with taking him down, she pulls a shock-and-awe courtroom stunt that jeopardizes a case and lands her in hot water with the new D.A..
#45 - P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)
Grey's Anatomy Season 7 - Episode 14
Thatcher Grey, Meredith and Lexie's father, returns to Seattle Grace with stomach pains and a new, twenty-something tattooed girlfriend, Danielle. Meanwhile, Alex clashes with the new OB, Dr. Lucy Fields, over a patient and Mark places Jackson on his service in exchange for information on Lexie.
#46 - I, Witness
Major Crimes Season 2 - Episode 4
The LAPD flies a material witness into Los Angeles to testify, but in a horrible turn of events their witness winds up as the key suspect in an entirely new murder. Personal and professional stress takes a toll on Flynn. And the squad takes bets when Rusty brings a girl from class to hang out with him at the department.
#47 - Jane Doe Number 38
Major Crimes Season 3 - Episode 6
The unit finds itself pursuing a protracted and circuitous path as it attempts to discern the identity of young runaway who was found murdered in a trashcan; Raydor seeks her husband's advice concerning an offer to Rusty.
#48 - Pick Your Poison
Major Crimes Season 2 - Episode 12
After a bad batch of drugs claims the lives of two brothers, the race is on for the squad to find the dealer before more of their fellow high school students are threatened. Feeling smothered by his new around-the-clock security detail, Rusty faces a big decision.
#52 - ODYOKE
Quantico Season 2 - Episode 17
When one of Alex’s friends is framed for a domestic terror attack, they turn to her for help. With an upcoming vote in the House for a Muslim registry bill, the task force realizes this attack isn’t a coincidence. The Collaborators are actively stirring fear to pass the registry, and our team heads to the Hill to turn the votes. Meanwhile, Alex and Owen track down an assassin.
#53 - The Senator in the Street Sweeper
Bones Season 11 - Episode 6
A pair of funny sanitation workers discover the shredded body of a U.S. Senator in a street sweeper, which leads Brennan, Booth and the team to Capitol Hill, where they meet with U.S. Senator and majority whip Hayley Winters and the victim's chief of staff Eric Morales to get to the bottom of this political murder. Meanwhile, as Aubrey starts to develop a relationship with squintern Jessica, he looks into her past to make sure nothing will harm his dream of a future in politics
#54 - Repeat Offender
The Closer Season 7 - Episode 2
Brenda has to figure out how house sitting led to the death of a young lady. As the fallout from the civil lawsuit continues Captian Rader has to broaden her investigation to include the LAPD while the realignment within be in LAPD gets started.
#55 - Imitation Game
Rizzoli & Isles Season 6 - Episode 4
The murder of a notorious thief sends Jane and Maura into the world of art heists and forgery and forces Jane to tango with an F.B.I. Agent who has a keen interest in her case. There's also a new man in Angela's life.
#56 - How Does It Feel to Be Free
Nashville (2012) Season 4 - Episode 12
Luke asks his old pal Riff Bell to accompany him on tour. Meanwhile, a new singer named Vita arrives at the Beverly, but Frankie clashes with Deacon and Rayna about whether this newcomer deserves a shot on stage.
#59 - Before and After
Major Crimes Season 1 - Episode 2
Growing pains within Major Crimes become apparent as the division works to obtain justice in a brutal homicide that turns out to be more complicated than expected. Raydor struggles to gain the respect of her colleagues while also trying to supervise Rusty 24/7. The changes within the department may become more than Provenza can accept.