The Best Episodes Directed by Steven A. Adelson
#1 - Chapter Twelve: Chain of Fools
Katy Keene Season 1 - Episode 12
With the Pepper Plant opening, Pepper is excited to finally show it to off to Katy, Josie and Jorge. Thinking Pepper is in trouble, Josie tells Katy and Jorge what is going and on and they are starting to see that things aren't adding up quite right. Katy finds some unsettling information about Guy's past and must decide how to handle the situation. Meanwhile, Jorge takes on a few extra jobs to help with his parents' financial predicament.
#4 - Witchbomb
Motherland: Fort Salem Season 1 - Episode 10
Raelle, Abigail, and Tally graduate from Basic Training making Abigail more desperate than ever to prove her unit belongs in War College. Alder eyes the unit for a rescue mission while Anacostia and Scylla find common ground.
#5 - Karakurt
The Blacklist Season 2 - Episode 21
Following intel from Red, the FBI find themselves one-step behind the most dangerous Russian Assassin, Karakurt, an enemy on U.S. soil. To avoid catastrophe, Liz and Ressler meet with Russian Counter-Intelligence who offer insight not only on Karakurt, but also on the identity of Liz’s mother. Cooper finds himself in a compromising position.
#6 - Enemy of My Enemy
The Tomorrow People (US) Season 1 - Episode 15
Julian is back and angrier than ever, but when he gets caught by Ultra he is forced to strike a deal that could cost his and Stephen’s lives. John once again disobeys Cara’s orders when he learns the Julian has discovered the location of the Tomorrow People’s lair. Meanwhile, Astrid is plagued by nightmares after her near-death experience and turns to her new friend John for some comfort.
#10 - Chapter Thirty-Five: Brave New World
Riverdale Season 2 - Episode 22
With Fred trailing in the polls, Archie steps in to lend a hand in his dad's mayoral campaign. Veronica stays one step ahead after uncovering Hiram's latest scheme. Elsewhere, Cheryl finalizes her emancipation from her mother, while FP makes a surprising announcement to Jughead and the Serpents. Finally, Betty confronts her darkest demons.
#12 - Something’s Gotta Give
Beauty and the Beast (2012) Season 4 - Episode 4
While working to uncover who is after Vincent, Cat discovers she might be pregnant. A lead Vincent follows puts his life in jeopardy. Meanwhile, J.T. gets kidnapped in a case of mistaken identity.
#14 - T. Earl King VI
The Blacklist Season 2 - Episode 14
A former paramour involves Reddington in a deadly game with a wealthy, powerful family dynasty whose ill-begotten fortune was amassed from an underground auction of human and material contraband. Meanwhile, Tom takes on a new mission.
#17 - Back on the Block
The Code Season 1 - Episode 4
When a dying Marine confesses his involvement in covering up the murder of an Iraqi civilian more than a decade ago, Abe and Trey are assigned to prosecute the accused killer – a sitting U.S. congressman. Also, Maya helps her brother prepare for his state senate race.
#19 - Sleepers
Sanctuary Season 2 - Episode 10
Magnus and Will investigate a number of inexplicable teenage disappearances. The common denominator in the case seems to be that they all recently spent time at an exclusive rehab clinic in Mexico. Paying a visit to the clinic, Magnus and Will are surprised to meet the program’s director…none other than a disguised Nikola Tesla, one of the original Five. Tesla portentously explains he has been working on a treatment that cures the teens of their addictions in merely a week. Magnus and Will know Tesla has an ulterior motive and press him to disclose the real purpose for the clinic. Unable to hold back his excitement, Tesla reveals he is actually turning his patients into Vampires. Tesla’s treatment is designed to create a time-release of the Vampire gene, evolving his unsuspecting patients into Vampires over a 30-year period. But when one of his patients discovers the formula to speed up the process, they find themselves up against a powerful and determined group of new Vampires. Unless they can be stopped, Magnus fears Tesla may have unleashed the resurrection of the deadliest race of Abnormals ever to roam the Earth.
#20 - Any Means Possible
Beauty and the Beast (2012) Season 1 - Episode 15
New Assistant District Attorney Gabe Lowan arrives at the precinct, suspicious that cases involving the vigilante are being mishandled, and wanting answers. Cat is determined to protect Vincent at any cost, which includes tracking down a witness and threatening him at a gala masquerade ball. Meanwhile, Vincent worries he may lose control if he gets romantically involved with Cat.
#21 - Vigilante
Sanctuary Season 3 - Episode 9
Will takes command of the Sanctuary while Magnus and Druitt search for a critical artifact in London. Knowing that Magnus's only hope for a cure lies in the secret subterranean city, Will ignores her warnings and releases Adam-Hyde in the hope that he will lead them to an access point for Hollow Earth.
#23 - Coup
Motherland: Fort Salem Season 1 - Episode 9
In the aftermath of Citydrop, the unit comes closer together, while their distrust of Alder grows; Abigail is faced with eulogizing a fallen soldier, while Tally learns something new about Gerit; Anacostia grants one last favor to Scylla.
#24 - Bear Trap + Mob Boss
MacGyver (2016) Season 2 - Episode 17
Mac, Jack and Riley set out to find a mobster-turned-informant after he’s kidnapped and taken to Chernobyl by an international crime boss who’s worried he will deliver incriminating information to the CIA. Also, Bozer struggles to keep a secret from Matty.
#27 - A Voice in the Dark
Siren (2018) Season 3 - Episode 9
Tia unleashes a deadly attack on Bristol Cove. Ryn, Ben and Maddie race against time to find a cure for Xander's mysterious illness, while anticipating Tia's next move. Baby Hope returns to land to reconnect with Ryn.
#29 - Saturn Returns
Beauty and the Beast (2012) Season 1 - Episode 5
Vincent is captured on a convenience store surveillance video while preventing a robbery, and Cat warns him to be extra careful when his photo appears in the newspaper. Cat and Tess investigate the disappearance of a woman named Amy who has gone missing after her fiancee, Dr. Michael Walters, surprised his bride-to-be by placing their engagement announcement in the paper that morning. Cat wonders if her disappearance was intentional after Vincent mentions that he and JT have an escape plan to clear out of their loft without a trace in a matter of minutes. Meanwhile, Heather is planning a surprise birthday party for her sister, forcing Cat to postpone her birthday plans with Vincent.
#30 - This is Your Brian On Drugs
Limitless Season 1 - Episode 11
When Agent Casey Rooks and his SWAT team skim 80 NZT pills for themselves from the recovery of stolen inventory, it starts an internal investigation that is viewed through the shifting perspectives of Brian’s immediate circle at the FBI.
#31 - The Front
The Blacklist Season 2 - Episode 5
The team targets an eco-terrorist cell seeking a deadly weapon. Liz attempts to lose her guardian. Red resorts to manipulation to pursue a special someone.
#33 - Ancestors
Beauty and the Beast (2012) Season 2 - Episode 10
Vincent goes on a national talk show to reveal he is still alive, while Cat dives into an undercover case for FBI Agent Dana Landon. Vincent, determined to learn more about his beastly origins, ends up coming face-to-face with Cat in the middle of a heist, which forces them to work together.
#37 - Chapter Eighty-One: The Homecoming
Riverdale Season 5 - Episode 5
Toni, Alice, Archie and Kevin fight to keep Riverdale High’s doors open after learning that its budget had been cut by Hiram Lodge. Veronica gets creative when she discovers Chad is having her followed. Jughead starts a new job after debt collectors show up in Riverdale.
#38 - Serenity
Siren (2018) Season 2 - Episode 12
Ryn goes back to the ocean to get help for Ben and Maddie’s conditions but discovers that continuing to go back may get harder than she realized the longer she’s on land. But when they learn that there may be a special place in Ryn’s homeland that could help them, Ben, Maddie and Ryn must all venture under the sea together to find the cure. Meanwhile, Helen and Ted connect over their shared family histories.
#40 - My Witches
Motherland: Fort Salem Season 1 - Episode 2
The unit travels to Salem Town for an annual witch celebration, but an unexpected disturbance throws the proceedings into chaos. Tally wonders if she made the right choice to embark on a military career when witch-hate and her own mother stand in her way. Smarting from Alder’s denial of her request to switch units, Abigail attempts to bury the hatchet with Raelle. Raelle grows closer to Scylla, while the unit impresses Anacostia in Windstrike training.
#41 - Blame It on Leo
Zoo Season 1 - Episode 5
Jackson, Jamie and Agent Shaffer search for a chemist in Alabama who has evidence of Reiden Global’s role in the growing animal problem. Meanwhile, Chloe, Mitch and Abraham fly to Rio de Janeiro to delay the local government’s plan for a massive bat extermination and come up against a ruthless drug lord.
#43 - Collision Point
Zoo Season 2 - Episode 3
After tragedy strikes their only ally within the government, the team is left on their own to stop a surge of animal-related attacks from destroying the city of Geneva, Switzerland. Also, new team member Dariela makes a shocking discovery about General Davies, head of the Noah Objective, and in the Canadian wilderness, Jamie witnesses the animals’ broadening effect on the environment and uncovers a troubling detail about Logan.
#44 - Say the Words
Motherland: Fort Salem Season 1 - Episode 1
Set in an alternate America where witches ended their persecution over 300 years ago by cutting a deal with the burgeoning government to fight for their country, the series follows three young women from basic training in combat magic into early deployment. In this world, the traditional roles of gender and power are flipped, with the more dominant women on the front lines fighting looming terrorist threats that are familiar to our world, but with supernatural tactics and weapons.
#45 - Insatiable
Sleepy Hollow Season 4 - Episode 10
When one of Diana's mentors is targeted by a horrific monster, she decides that the team must channel all of their power toward stopping Dreyfuss. Meanwhile, Dreyfuss and Jobe have a breakthrough on a project of which Team Witness may not yet be aware.
#46 - Chapter Eighty: Purgatorio
Riverdale Season 5 - Episode 4
After spending seven years away from Riverdale, Archie returns to find the town is now under Hiram Lodge's grip and on the verge of becoming a ghost town. When Toni catches him up on what's been going on, Archie reaches out to the rest of the gang to return home.
#47 - Crystal City
The Lottery Season 1 - Episode 5
President Westwood and First Lady, Gabrielle, announce the two hundred lottery finalists and prepare for the opening night reception. Vanessa uncovers a startling truth connected to the kidnapping in China. Things become dangerous as Alison and James get closer to uncovering clues about the fertility crisis. Kyle and his ex-wife Tracy appear in court to fight for custody of Elvis.
#48 - Chapter Seventy-Five: Lynchian
Riverdale Season 4 - Episode 18
Jughead and Charles follow a new lead after the contents of the latest videotape takes a sinister turn. Meanwhile, Kevin, Reggie and Fangs take their latest business venture to the next level, while Cheryl and Veronica's maple rum business faces a new threat. Finally, Archie and Betty contemplate their next steps.