The Best Episodes Directed by Tanya Hamilton

Masters of War

#1 - Masters of War

Godfather of Harlem Season 1 - Episode 7

Striking back at the Italians, Bumpy exploits Chin's dark past. Mayme and Elise put aside their differences and Bumpy sees his wife and children reunited before his war explodes.

star 8.18
443 votes
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Guilt, Viral Videos, and Ass Whuppings

#2 - Guilt, Viral Videos, and Ass Whuppings

The Chi Season 2 - Episode 9

Brandon and Emmett hatch a plan. Emmett starts his new job. Ronnie deals with the consequences of his actions. Kevin gets into hot water with his mom. Detectives Toussaint and Cruz make an exciting discovery.

star 8.13
174 votes
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Il Canto de Malavita

#3 - Il Canto de Malavita

Godfather of Harlem Season 1 - Episode 6

Elijah Muhammed tours Malcolm X's mosque where he meets Elise and asks her to spy on Malcolm. Chin finds out Teddy is alive, leaving Ernie Nunzi to correct his mistake. Esther James sues Adam Clayton Powell Jr. for slander.

star 8.07
497 votes
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The Green Dacha

#4 - The Green Dacha

Berlin Station Season 3 - Episode 8

Daniel and Hector find themselves needing to escape a tricky situation to meet Frost for an exfil. Torres fights to maintain his cover and give his allies a leading edge.

star 8.01
260 votes
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#5 - Wallets

The Chi Season 1 - Episode 8

Brandon branches out on his own, while Emmett searches for his son after Tiffany takes him away. Ronnie seeks redemption at a mosque where he meets Rafiq. Kevin tries to stop his best friend from going down a dark path.

star 7.99
368 votes
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The More You Make

#6 - The More You Make

Snowfall Season 3 - Episode 2

Faced with mounting problems on the street, Franklin pivots his business model. Andre investigates a murder connected to Franklin's family. Teddy uses Gustavo to help broker a new deal in Mexico, then receives a surprise visitor upon returning home.

star 7.96
486 votes
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Nobody Has to Get Hurt

#7 - Nobody Has to Get Hurt

The Deuce Season 2 - Episode 8

Rudy and Matty the Horse buy Lori away from C.C., who has a back-end agenda. Abby, Dave and Loretta warn Ashley about the dangers of her aggressive activism. Goldman shares his plans for cleaning up the Deuce with Alston. Larry Brown is reunited with a girl from his past. Vincent turns to his father for relationship advice. Candy puts the finishing touches on Red Hot in advance of its premiere.

star 7.90
494 votes
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End of War

#8 - End of War

Berlin Station Season 3 - Episode 9

A powerful figure’s fall from grace makes way for his ruthless successor to take the reins Estonia, where a cyberattack has blacked out the entire country in advance of the ground invasion. In turn, all of Berlin Station must try to take him down.

star 7.86
258 votes
The Eye Fears When It Is Done to See

#9 - The Eye Fears When It Is Done to See

Berlin Station Season 3 - Episode 7

B.B. and Valerie attempt to amass support for an intervention. April’s assets face deportation. A dangerous figure invites Hector and Torres into dangerous territory.

star 7.84
263 votes
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Quaking Grass

#10 - Quaking Grass

The Chi Season 1 - Episode 4

Brandon seeks refuge after Jerrika kicks him out. A physically and mentally ailing Ronnie runs into Rafiq. Meanwhile, Quentin takes a valued item from Trice while Kevin's quest ends with Brandon making a bad deal with Reg.

star 7.80
444 votes
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The Next Time I Hurt Somebody, It Could Be You

#11 - The Next Time I Hurt Somebody, It Could Be You

The Vampire Diaries Season 8 - Episode 7

Faced with the fallout from his interaction with Cade, Stefan is determined to have one thing go right – Christmas Eve with Caroline. However, when Damon and Sybil crash their Christmas Eve dinner, which had been joined by Alaric, Matt and Peter, things quickly take a dark and twisted turn. Meanwhile, in a series of flashbacks to Stefan’s past, Cade’s attempt to entice him with his mysterious agenda leaves Stefan faced with an unimaginable decision.

star 7.76
2226 votes
That What Follows

#12 - That What Follows

Seven Seconds Season 1 - Episode 4

Latrice attempts to conjure a memory. KJ visits her father. Fish plays hardball with a witness. Pete contemplates the cost of his morals.

star 7.75
371 votes
The Book of Revelation

#13 - The Book of Revelation

Black Lightning Season 1 - Episode 8

Black Lightning works with Anissa to help find information to clear Black Lightning’s name. Jennifer begins interning for Lynn. Meanwhile, Gambi finds himself in a precarious situation.

star 7.72
1285 votes
Episode 5

#14 - Episode 5

American Crime Season 3 - Episode 5

Consequences of forced labor continue to roil, as Shae contemplates having another abortion while Dustin introduces her to the world of online sex work. Jeanette makes a decision that results in a disheartening situation, as she struggles to accept the value of her self-worth. Meanwhile, Kimara tries to help another troubled girl while Nicholas and Clair’s troubles worsen, and Gabriella experiences an unsettling incident that makes her realize her new life isn’t exactly what she hoped it would be.

star 7.68
502 votes
Normal Is a Lie

#15 - Normal Is a Lie

The Deuce Season 3 - Episode 3

Abby befriends a graffiti artist named Pilar and takes a surprising trip downtown. Candy sets a firm line with Hank when it comes to money. As Todd’s health worsens, he reexamines his priorities and asks for Paul’s support. Melissa is forced to face her past. Alston explores different strategies for getting a shady SRO owner to sell. Bobby pays Joey a visit on Wall Street as Joey’s latest money-making scheme grows bigger. Tensions rise between Frankie and Rudy as a buyer complains about Frankie’s product.

star 7.55
389 votes
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Some Like It Not

#16 - Some Like It Not

Famous in Love Season 1 - Episode 5

Jordan and Tangey renew their relationship in secret; Rainer surprises everyone when he throws Paige a surprise birthday party, but things don't turn out as expected when Jake arrives late.

star 7.25
183 votes
Ports in the Storm

#17 - Ports in the Storm

Scream: The TV Series Season 3 - Episode 4

Following GhostFace’s latest, bloody game, the Deadfast Club fractures; when their tormenter puts them to another test, each member of the group is forced to choose who they trust the most.

star 6.82
140 votes
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Devil's Night

#18 - Devil's Night

Scream: The TV Series Season 3 - Episode 2

With the Deadfast Club squarely in GhostFace’s crosshairs, the group decides to turn the tables and set a trap for their would-be killer only to be shocked by what it catches.

star 6.41
150 votes
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