The Best Episodes Directed by Steven Depaul
#1 - Suburban Prostitution
Close to Home Season 1 - Episode 3
Annabeth finds it difficult to convince the women working for the ring leader to testify against her because they are afraid that their husbands will leave them and take away their children. Meanwhile, Steve urges Maureen to push for more drug convictions so that their office can receive a $7 million grant from the federal government.
#2 - Half-Ashed
NYPD Blue Season 10 - Episode 9
Sipowicz and Clark Jr. are on the scene of the death of a caseworker in child services, it's not clear whether she committed suicide or was the victim of foul play. The uniforms on the scene and back at the house have copped an attitude towards the detectives; it seems that those officers who had admitted to their relations with the auxiliary cop are going to be questioned by IAB. Both Sipowicz and Clark Jr. deny to them that they contacted IAB. With murder a possibility, the detectives receive the dead caseworker's files to begin sorting through. An old member of the squad's widow, Ruth Dwyer comes in to talk with Sipowicz about her husband's last wish, which was to have half of his ashes buried or spread somewhere at the 15th squad. He agrees to try and help her out after he runs it by the boss. Rodriquez isn't comfortable with the notion and plans to run it by building services and in the meantime, Sipowicz is going to talk to Eddie Gibson, who might better remember Dwyer beca
#3 - Lost Israel (1)
NYPD Blue Season 5 - Episode 8
A young boy is reported missing by his parents. Simone and Sipowicz agree to look for the young boy, when the father tells them it may have been his fault for letting him talk to a homeless man. Instincts tell Andy that the father is guilty. They locate the homeless man, named Israel; however, communication is difficult because he is a mute. Unfortunately, the boy's body is found and the detectives now must determine if Israel is responsible or perhaps the boy's father. Andy may have tipped his hand to the boy's father that he likes him for the murder. So for a while Andy bows out of the case and Diane steps in. Meanwhile, a Hasidic Jewish girl is murdered and the other detectives have to juggle the need for their investigation against the needs of her faith for a quick burial. Israel is brought in for further "questioning" to let father think suspicion has been removed from him. The father watches the interrogation of Israel with interest. The father has set-up all the evidence to poi
#4 - A Little Dad'll Do Ya
NYPD Blue Season 9 - Episode 16
McDowell and Ortiz start investigating the rape of a woman in her home. The victim's husband says that he saw his cousin Lenny Gano escaping out their window and they should be looking for him. Clark Jr. goes to visit the James Kilik, the kid that he and Sipowicz had rescued from his bizarre mother a few weeks earlier. Clark Jr. is still looking into ways to try helping the kid out. The other detectives are starting to work the homicide of a young Asian girl. Back at the squad, Sipowicz tells Clark Jr. that Eddie Gibson has done some work with foster children and may be able to help them with James Kilik. McDowell talks with Ortiz about her late husband's funeral and then they collar Lenny Gano. Sipowicz interviews the parents of their victim and they give him a name a boy their daughter knew. John Irvin's sister Delia arrives for a visit. She really wants to talk to him about his father and his pending heart operation. John still isn't interested is resuming his relationship
#5 - Colonel Knowledge
NYPD Blue Season 11 - Episode 14
The detectives are on the scene of what appears to be a gang killing. A new detective arrives at the scene; his name is Stan Hatcher, whose previous accomplishments include saving kids on a school bus. With his contacts he tells the others that he's heard someone made inappropriate comments to a leader of the Latin Kings. Sipowicz tells him to run with what he knows. The detectives return to the squad to find that Gibson has brought his obnoxious African Gray parrot. Hatcher tells the detectives what he's heard about the Latin Kings and leaves with Ortiz to find the leader. A man comes into the squad to report the "kidnapping" of his 15-year-old daughter. He tells them about an older boy that his daughter has been seeing. His attempts to get in touch with the boy (or his parents) Medavoy and Jones agree to look into what they define as more of a "runaway situation." Ortiz and Hatcher find "King Jazz" (Wilmer Lopez) leader of the Latin Kings. Hatcher seems to know the way to
#6 - Mom's Away
NYPD Blue Season 9 - Episode 7
Connie still watching her daughter catches her and a friend with a joint. She brings them to the precinct with the intention of getting to know her daughter and her adoptive parents. Sipowicz, Gibson and Clark Jr. investigate a drug related murder, while McDowell begins to help Medavoy and Jones with their homicide at a construction site, but is anxious to return to the squad. Mrs. Murray joins the detectives in the interviewing of her son Michael, who eventually gives them the name of someone they should be looking at for the murder. Upon McDowell's return she begins to interview her daughter, probing to find out information about her parents and how they've raised her. When Sipowicz returns to the house, he recognizes Connie's collar as her daughter. He re-advises her to let it go, but Connie claims that she only wants to talk with the mother, and then she can go. Sipowicz, Gibson and Clark Jr. interview Carter Freeman, but it doesn't lead anywhere. They advise him that they
#7 - Raging Bulls
NYPD Blue Season 6 - Episode 8
The cop that stopped Fancy for a broken taillight a couple of years ago is involved in the shooting of a black undercover officer. Tensions rise between Sipowicz and Fancy when the black and white issue comes up and later Fancy interviews Szymanski. Sipowicz and Sorenson's evidence from their interviews, points to the fact that Szymanski's story is good. Sipowicz tells Fancy that he can't jam up Szymanski for this. The tension in the squad rises so high, that Fancy and Sipowicz come to blows with each other. Shannon stops Russell and Kirkendall to tell them that Dolores was caught shoplifting. They reach out to help her and then try talking with her; however, Dolores only seems interested in knowing whether she still has a job. Sylvia returns home, disheartened by the Suarez story; Andy offers to help her get him justice.
#8 - Waking Up is Hard to Do
NYPD Blue Season 8 - Episode 2
It's the morning after and Danny and Diane talk about not talking about it at work. Gee, hasn't Diane been here before? The results of Theo's blood test are positive, they're not perfect but it is enough to put Andy in an unnaturally good mood. Andy and Danny catch a homicide involving a cab driver, part of wave of attacks on cab drivers. Since their shooting resulted in a homicide, Bass creates a task force and takes over Fancy's office. DiSalvo reaches out to Russell from Rikers and Sipowicz reminds that he was the guy that jammed Bobby up with IAB. Danny follows up at Rikers and the meeting with Denby. Andy, Baldwin and Diane follow leads in the cab shootings. DiSalvo offers Danny a hit on Don Kirkendall, and Denby provides a lead on the whereabouts of Lauren. A lead in the cab shootings results in a stakeout, which leads to the capture of a suspect. Diane finds Lauren, but she has little memory of the incident, but she will be glad to say whatever they want. Without her as a witn
#9 - The One That Got Away
NYPD Blue Season 5 - Episode 16
Richardson confronts Sipowicz and Simone about their impending questioning of his wife. The questioning reveals nothing, except that Richardson is a real bastard. Greg goes upstate to Abby's side when she goes into labor. Sylvia returns the job. Kirkendall and Russell look into the theft of a graduate film student's camera. Only the graduate student seems more interested in dispensing his own justice. "Upstairs" John Irvin stops by to tell the detectives about the new graphics art business he started near by; only no one is there but Dolores; Fancy is on the phone. Medavoy returns, from Abby's false alarm. They have a hard time making a case that will stick, without a murder weapon. Sylvia finds out about Andy's medical condition from his doctor. He agrees to go for further test and the surgery he is going to need.
#10 - Bats Off to Larry
NYPD Blue Season 7 - Episode 21
Andy takes Theo to the doctor to get a something Andy noticed about the color of Theo's mouth checked out. Jill meets with Don, so she's known all along. She asks him if someone is all right; who does she refer to we ask. Andy gets the results of Theo's blood test, he goes to pick up Theo, meet Katie and then the doctor, where the doctor tells them that Theo isn't making red blood cells the way he should. Medavoy and Jones look into the beating death of a man who was killed by the brother and the father of the girl the man was attacking. Russell and Sorenson wonder how they should help Jill. Medavoy and Jones' attack victim was actually raped by the victim four days earlier. Andy returns to the squad, but is beside himself, not knowing what to do. He doesn't feel he has the strength needed to help Theo through this medical problem. Medavoy and Jones interview the person who was seen fleeing the scene of the rape and he reveals that his friend was allowed to come over for sex, with veng
#11 - A Hole in Juan
NYPD Blue Season 7 - Episode 2
Kyle Kirkendall receives his first communion and just outside the church, Sipowicz and Sorenson spot a surveillance van. At the squad Danny talks with Mary Franco who is about to see the captain about her possibly being transferred to the anti-crime unit. Sipowicz is informed that the surveillance team is watching Don Kirkendall who's been delivering packages from Peru. He tells Diane who feels compelled to tell Jill, who isn't receptive to the information and feels that Diane has that "I told you so" air about her. Sipowicz and Sorenson help a probation officer get one of his clients to give himself some protection against some his former running buddies who've harassed him. It looks bad for him when later that morning one of his old buddies is found dead and he is convinced that he is going to be convicted of the crime. A woman at the scene of the crime later comes to the squad in a search of a reward for her information. Meanwhile, Russell and Kirkendall reluctantly work together to
#14 - Critical Mass
K-Ville Season 1 - Episode 5
The Deacon is murdered at the church that Boulet grew up attending, but no one seems to have seen anything.
#16 - Addiction
CSI: Miami Season 3 - Episode 11
When a woman is killed in what looks like a carjacking, the CSIs talk to her husband, the oldest of the three brothers who run their lucrative family business. However, when it is revealed that the victim had a gambling addiction that could have bankrupted the company, the team must follow the evidence to find the killer. Meanwhile, Alexx hires a recovering alcoholic as a body hauler and must investigate when he is accused of stealing from the dead.
#17 - Jackass
NYPD Blue Season 7 - Episode 9
An old friend of Andy's stops by to ask Andy if he would take his niece out on a date. Andy asks for a couple of hours to make a decision, seek advice and find a babysitter if one is needed. Meanwhile the detectives are sent out to investigate a homicide where the victim is a little ripe. Fancy asks Jones to call his old boss at the Bias unit, when the crime looks as though it might have been gang related. Andy asks Danny if he thinks it would be all right if he went out on a date. Danny encourages him to give it a try. Abner and Fancy have words and Jones isn't sure what to make of the situation. The investigation concludes when the mother gives up her son as their suspect and Jones conducts the interview (with Abner watching). Andy goes on his date as Katie watches Theo. The date goes well, but when Andy returns Katie lets her feelings be known; that is that she wished he had dated her.
#18 - Don't Meth With Me
NYPD Blue Season 6 - Episode 17
Sipowicz and Sorenson investigate the death of a woman who was killed for her valuable coin collection. Evidence points them towards her son who might be supporting his drug habit. Meanwhile, Russell and Kirkendall are investigating the robbery of a courier truck; the courier that secures the truck car is the company that Mike Roberts now works for. So Roberts comes to the squad to give them information about who probably have pulled the job. In addition he needs to talk with Sipowicz about his something that is on his conscience, but isn't able to get to the particulars that are bothering him. Robert's tip to the squad about the dispatcher, who leads them to the perpetrators whom, are going to use the same M.O. and commit another robbery. Although, the tip doesn't look good in the eyes of Roberts' boss, since Roberts had greenlighted the background check of the dispatcher. Mike Roberts warns John Irvin that rich people who've been humiliated will take their revenge. Later, John realiz
#19 - For I Have Sinned
Shades of Blue Season 1 - Episode 12
Harlee and Wozniak must face the consequences of the disappearance of the heist's money. Out of options, Harlee approaches the FBI and promises to find the money and deliver Wozniak and his partners if Stahl keeps her in play.
#20 - The Waking Dead (1)
Grimm Season 2 - Episode 21
Nick and Hank discover a new kind of strange when they investigate suspects being found dead - for the second time. In Europe, Adalind finds herself in the middle of a feud between Frau Pech and Stefania while working over the details of her pending transaction. Meanwhile, determined to remember every last detail to get things started once more, Juliette insists Monroe share with her Nick’s darkest secret - the world of Grimms and Wesen.
#22 - The Breach
Shades of Blue Season 1 - Episode 11
On the day of the heist, Harlee realizes she misplaced her trust in Stahl but it's too late to back down. Harlee tries to get immunity for her crew as she participates in the heist knowing that it will lead to Wozniak's arrest. Miguel discovers Harlee's secret. Loman unwittingly witnesses the heist just as the exchange goes terribly wrong.
#23 - Coming Home
Fairly Legal Season 1 - Episode 7
A big client of Reed & Reed’s asks Kate to mediate a simple financial matter -- which quickly morphs into a case of identity theft before escalating to an immigration issue where Kate must defend a brave soldier against a rigid Homeland Security prosecutor.
#26 - Heart on Fire
The Village (2019) Season 1 - Episode 4
Two months have passed at The Village, where Katie faces key pregnancy decisions while tracking down a mysterious art thief. Sarah and Patricia spend a night out to clear their minds. Nick's memory plays tricks on him. Gabe and Ava both look for outside help with her case, and Enzo lets a lovely lady slip away.
#27 - Tough Titmouse
The Good Doctor Season 2 - Episode 4
Shaun recalls his own past to help an intellectually disabled teenager face separation from his mother, while Claire is put between an injured teenage rock climber and her worried parents. Meanwhile, Glassman’s post-op hallucinations force him to confront a personal tragedy.
#28 - Sex and Death
The Good Doctor Season 3 - Episode 13
Shaun and Reznik grapple with a terminal cancer patient who is determined to live the last few months of his life without inhibition. Reznik must confront her relationship with her mother when she comes in for a third opinion from Glassman. Shaun and Carly's relationship reaches a new level of intimacy.
#29 - Fog of War
The 100 Season 2 - Episode 6
Tensions run high between Clarke and Finn, while Raven discovers that Mount Weather is interfering with their communication systems. Meanwhile, Jasper and Monty discover the truth about what’s going on at Mount Weather and Octavia comes face-to-face with her worst nightmare. Finally, President Dante Wallace is about to be betrayed by those closest to him.
#30 - Laid Bare
The Village (2019) Season 1 - Episode 5
Katie sees Sarah in a new light during her tumultuous first day of work at the nursing home. Nick makes a startling discovery in therapy while helping Enzo pursue a second chance at love. Ron and Patricia host an Open Mic night with a surprise performance from their past.
#31 - Beautiful Mistake
The Originals Season 3 - Episode 6
When Elijah and Freya realize that Rebekah may be the target of The Strix's latest plan, they do whatever it takes to protect her. Elsewhere, Klaus spends time with Aurora to figure out where her loyalties lie, while a dangerous run-in with a member of The Strix leads Hayley and Marcel to make an unsettling discovery. Finally, an elaborate scheme created by Lucien leaves Cami faced with a difficult decision to make and Detective Kinney fighting for his life.
#32 - threat of eXtinction
The Gifted Season 1 - Episode 8
More refugees pour into the Mutant Underground, but the group faces a threat when they discover one of them is a spy working for Sentinel Services. Meanwhile, Reed visits his estranged father and learns that secrets from his family's past could prove useful.
#34 - One Night Stand
Grimm Season 3 - Episode 4
When Nick and Hank investigate a drowning death with mysterious marks on the victim’s ankles, they happen upon a group of water-bound Wesen with a deadly postcoital cuddle. Meanwhile, Rosalee starts unpacking her things at Monroe’s, and Captain Renard makes a startling realization about the possible identities of the Royal Baby’s parents.
#35 - Nariz a Nariz
NYPD Blue Season 8 - Episode 14
The daughter of an ex-cop is found strangled in the apartment, the evidence points toward the ex-cop, who is an abusive alcoholic. Eddie Gibson confesses to Andy that he mislead Andy last week, so he could find out where he stood with his niece. When the ex-cop comes to and can finally answer some questions, he puts Sipowicz and Sorenson onto a lead involving his daughter's ex-boyfriend or pimp, since his daughter had also been hooking. It turns out to be nothing, but a pattern of other homicides is found. Something of Rodriguez's past comes up; it is revealed he was a hero cop in narcotics. Cynthia comes to the squad to talk with Andy. They talk and determine that relationship is over. Members of Brooklyn Homicide join the investigation at the 15th, to determine if this homicide matches the pattern that they've found. At initial look it does and Lt. Rodriguez lets the Brooklyn commander know that while they are in his precinct, he and his guys are in charge. While canvassing, Russell
#36 - Writing Wrongs
NYPD Blue Season 8 - Episode 6
Alyssa, a 15-year-old schoolgirl is strangled and Russell, Jones and Medavoy investigate. Two of Alyssa's friends are brought in to help gather some background information, but one of them seems reticent to talk. Some essays that Alyssa wrote point to her having had sexual encounters. Her teacher can offer no assistance except a name cited in her last essay. The name mentioned leads the detectives to a suspect who is a registered sex-offender, but his alibi checks out. Later the reticent girl comes forward and reveals there was a relationship between Alyssa and her teacher. His story to the detectives reveals that he was trying to stop Alyssa's obsession with him, which he says started because of the encounters cited in her essays. Meanwhile, Sipowicz and Sorenson investigate the death of a man, where the only witness to the crime is a slightly crazy homeless guy with a TV and a microwave. Their investigation doesn't lead to a conclusive suspect, so they decide to keep their key witnes
#37 - Plumed Serpent
Grimm Season 1 - Episode 14
While investigating an arson-related homicide with Hank, Nick finds himself in the heated world of Portland fire-dancing where he meets a woman who might just be too hot to handle. With Monroe’s help, Nick will have to find out if he can investigate the case without getting himself or those close to him burned.
#38 - Once We Were Gods
Grimm Season 3 - Episode 15
Nick and Hank find themselves thrown into the middle of an ancient battle and things heat up when the Wesen Council decides to get involved. Monroe and Rosalee fill everyone in on early Wesen history. Meanwhile, Sgt. Wu is still reeling from the events he recently experienced. As things heat up in Europe, one of the Resistance’s most trusted allies gets compromised as he tries to protect Adalind.
#40 - SERE
The Unit Season 1 - Episode 8
The Unit enters the SERE (Survival, Evasion, Resistance Escape) training course and they are lead to believe that they will be guards. The group is soon shocked to discover that they are actually the POWs for an undetermined amount of time.
#43 - Voluntold
Last Resort Season 1 - Episode 4
Even as Marcus and Sam learn that they have been charged with treason against the United States, a greater threat within their own crew is brewing. Meanwhile, an old friend of Sam's, Paul Wells, pays Christine a visit and tries to ease her fears about her husband.
#46 - Complications
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles Season 2 - Episode 9
Sarah finds that the strange dreams she's been having while she sleeps are slowly beginning to creep into her waking life, but she has no idea what the dreams mean for her and John. Derek and Jesse investigate a possible Skynet conspirator.
#48 - unMoored
The Gifted Season 2 - Episode 2
Thunderbird contacts a mutant lawyer who recruited him to the Underground years ago, hoping she can help him find the Inner Circle. Lauren and Andy have a shared dream, which distracts Andy from his training and prompts Reeva to consider cutting her losses with him. Meanwhile, Reed must keep a huge secret from the group and Jace picks up the mutants' trail again.
#49 - And Here's Mike with the Weather
Las Vegas Season 3 - Episode 14
Almost three million dollars have disappeared from Montecito. The gaming commission has to clear Casey's licence and the missing money becomes an issue. Despite being dead, it seems Monica still gets Montecito in troubles. A live weather report is to be aired from inside the casino, when the weatherman gets an allergic reaction, allowing Mike to take his place for one night. Danny and Mike is to find the missing millions, and the thief, no matter if the thief is dead or not.
#50 - The Good Shepherd
Grimm Season 2 - Episode 5
When a local Reverend reports that his church has been robbed, Nick quickly learns that it's a Wesen church, and enlists Monroe to check for any suspicious activity regarding the shepherd's flock. Meanwhile, Nick and Juliette continue to figure out the rules of their relationship as a dangerous opponent lurks in the shadows with his sights on Nick.
#52 - Drive
NCIS: Los Angeles Season 4 - Episode 11
A former defendant of Deeks is targeted for discovering information that could dismantle a lucrative car shipping operation with links to a global terrorist ring. Meanwhile, the NCIS: LA team tackles the large-scale stolen car operation from the inside when Kensi goes undercover in an auto body shop.
#53 - Change of Station
The Unit Season 2 - Episode 1
The team is sent to Pakistan to help an undercover operative foil a terrorist attack on many cities. On the home front, Molly and Tiffy help one of Tiffy's former students and Kim and Bob welcome a new addition to their family.
#54 - Kapu (2)
Hawaii Five-0 Season 3 - Episode 12
(Forbidden) Danny and McGarrett investigate the murder of an Oahu University professor whose body is found decomposing in a tub of acid and his boss, his teaching assistant and a student who he busted for cheating are all viable suspects.
#56 - The Passenger in the Oven
Bones Season 4 - Episode 10
While en route to China to identify prehistoric anthropological remains, Booth and Brennan are called upon to solve a murder in midair when the flight attendant discovers a fully cooked human body in the plane's microwave.
#59 - Chain
Zero Hour (2013) Season 1 - Episode 4
White Vincent, wounded and in trouble, is still in hiding and holding Laila captive. Sensing his weakness and vulnerability, Laila convinces White Vincent to let her help him with his wounds, all the while looking for an opportunity to escape. Realizing he needs help to get the next clock, White Vincent enlists Hank, bartering Laila's release for his service. As Hank risks his life and dodges ominous warnings from the Shepherds, he comes to realize that people aren't always who they seem to be when shocking new information regarding his wife - and the death of Beck's husband -- comes to light.
#61 - The Secret in the Soil
Bones Season 3 - Episode 4
When a body that appears to be cooked is discovered, the clues lead Booth and Bones to an organic farm co-op. Meanwhile, the two of them must meet with Lance Sweets, an FBI psychologist who must determine if they should continue to work together.
#62 - The Salt in the Wounds
Bones Season 4 - Episode 17
The body of a pregnant 16-year-old athlete found buried in a mound of salt in a city de-icing truck leads Booth and Brennan to the discovery that many of her teammates are pregnant or have babies after a pregnancy pact.
#64 - The Chicken is Making My Back Hurt
Las Vegas Season 4 - Episode 12
After certain events Ed is forced to take anger management classes which obligates him to reach inner peace. If he looses control one more time the Montecito might loose its gaming liscence. Sam gets disturbed when her host, a famous basketball player, gets interested in Mary. Mike wants to buy a condo but can't secure the deal . Delinda gets in trouble while cooking a dinner for the homeless when she wants to show what a good person she is.
#65 - In The Grasp
Shark Season 1 - Episode 5
Stark prosecutes three college football players accused of raping a female student at a campus athletic house. One of the players is the team's starting quarterback and is considered a first-round pick in the upcoming NFL draft. The case takes a hit when Stark learns the victim was in a relationship with the quarterback. Back at home, Julie tells her dad she is being suspended from school because she's been accused of plagiarism.
#66 - The Crank in the Shaft
Bones Season 4 - Episode 6
The remains of a despised office manager are discovered in an elevator shaft, and Booth and Brennan must figure out which employee killed him. After some investigating, they find that the manager had more than a fair share of complaints on file. Meanwhile, Angela and Hodgins try to make peace in the lab after their break-up.
#67 - The Man in the Outhouse
Bones Season 4 - Episode 3
The body of the host of a popular reality TV show is found partially decomposed in an outhouse, and Booth and Brennan must find out who the killer is. Meanwhile, Booth learns that Brennan is juggling two relationships.
#69 - The Ride-In
CSI: NY Season 3 - Episode 17
Danny and Mac have to go to Noah’s Ark to find out if a broken promise leads to his murder. Stella and Sheldon investigate the death of a man dressed as a cigarette. Stella hopes to keep her job after not telling Mac that she may be HIV-positive right away.
#70 - Youngblood
CSI: NY Season 2 - Episode 6
When a man is found murdered in an elevator, Mac, Flack, Danny and Lindsay investigate a world where very young girls enjoy sexual encounters with much older men. They're left trying to determine whether their best lead is a suspect, a witness ... or the intended victim. Stella and Hawkes investigate the death of a young man found in Central Park who died from an extreme allergic reaction and learn that he had been pretending to be someone that he wasn't.
#71 - Super Men
CSI: NY Season 2 - Episode 19
A man dressed in a superhero costume is found dead in an alley, after saving a man being mugged. Mac, Stella, and Dr. Hawkes find his clothes in a nearby phone booth. Danny and Lindsay investigate the murder of an NFL first-round draft pick, known as "Superman."