The Best Episodes Directed by Tasha Smith

First Responders

#1 - First Responders

9-1-1 Season 4 - Episode 11

The members of the 118 rush to the site of a hit-and-run that leaves a familiar face in critical condition. With Buck's help, Athena investigates the case of a missing woman last seen in a casino and Josh recalls an emergency in 2006 that led him to become a 9-1-1 operator.

star 8.01
512 votes
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Athena Begins

#2 - Athena Begins

9-1-1 Season 3 - Episode 7

When a murder weapon from a case close to Athena in the early ‘90s resurfaces, flashbacks to 1989 show how Athena joined the LAPD and became the police officer she is today.

star 8.00
957 votes
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Toxic

#3 - Toxic

Star Season 3 - Episode 12

With ASA nominations approaching, Alex and Gigi's rivalry heats up into a sing off, while both of their family dramas come to a head. Star struggles with being away from Davis, as Noah battles his old vice. Miss Bruce, Simone and Cotton make a startling discovery that could help Star get out of jail. Meanwhile, Cassie and Maurice team up for a take-down.

star 7.84
128 votes
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Legacy

#4 - Legacy

P-Valley Season 1 - Episode 6

All throughout the Pynk, surprising new bonds are formed as everyone fights to secure their bag and their future. Andre faces pushback on his deal with the warring Kyle brothers.

star 7.67
157 votes
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Square One

#5 - Square One

Star Season 3 - Episode 16

To campaign for the ASA Awards, Gravity throws an Easter brunch showcasing their artists, but as the awards draw nearer, the future of Take 3 and their solo careers are on the line. As the label faces possible bankruptcy, Carlotta must rally the troops to woo Empire executive, Giselle, in hopes she will invest. Star struggles to juggle Davis and her career, and clashes with Noah’s mom, Dianne. Meanwhile, Alex plans for her future and Simone doubles down on her activism, which puts Angel in danger.

star 7.65
107 votes
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The Book of Resistance: Chapter Four: Earth Crisis

#6 - The Book of Resistance: Chapter Four: Earth Crisis

Black Lightning Season 3 - Episode 9

The Pierce family fears for Jennifer's life.

star 7.65
481 votes
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