The Best Episodes Directed by Thomas Carter

Samuels and the Kid

#1 - Samuels and the Kid

St. Elsewhere Season 1 - Episode 5

Dr. Samuels becomes attached to a boy in for leg surgery; Fiscus surprises Martin with a romantic gesture; Chandler challenges a veteran nurse's competency; Dr. Craig receives his coveted `Surgeon of the Year' award; and Cavanero's weekend away is interrupted by a patient delivering her baby at home with just a teenage boy to help.

star 8.42
12 votes
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Ouroboros

#2 - Ouroboros

The Strain Season 4 - Episode 7

His health failing, Setrakian ignores Eph’s warnings, pushing himself to the limit in his quest for victory and revenge. Fet and Quinlan race back to Manhattan, while the Master seals off the city and prepares to eliminate them all.

star 8.09
2588 votes
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Pilot (Brother's Keeper Part 1)

#3 - Pilot (Brother's Keeper Part 1)

Miami Vice Season 1 - Episode 1

Sonny Crockett is an undercover Miami vice detective. As part of his cover as Sonny Burnett, he lives on a sailboat called St. Vitus' Dance, guarded by his pet alligator, Elvis and drives a black Ferrari. Ricardo Tubbs is a New York street cop who comes to Miami looking for the drug smuggler responsible for his brother's death. He poses as a Jamaican looking for cocaine. Tubbs and Crockett unwillingly become partners in their efforts to catch the same man, a Colombian smuggler named Calderone. When Calderone gets away after a judge releases him on bail, Tubbs decides to stay on in Miami as Crockett's new partner. Episode Soundtrack In The Air Tonight - Phil Collins Girls Just Wanna Have Fun - Cyndi Lauper Somebody's Watching Me - Rockwell Miss You - Rolling Stones All Night Long - Lionel Richie Body Talk - Deele Mi Rumbon - Los Virtuosos Only In Miami - Bette Midler Salsa Caliente - Los Virtuosos Inland Sea - Brian Eno

star 7.91
231 votes
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Prisoner's Dilemma

#4 - Prisoner's Dilemma

SEAL Team Season 2 - Episode 10

The hunt for Andres Doza comes to a head when the SEAL Team makes one last ditch effort to find and capture the leader of one of the most powerful and lethal drug cartels in Mexico.

star 7.90
988 votes
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Pilot (Brother's Keeper Part 2)

#5 - Pilot (Brother's Keeper Part 2)

Miami Vice Season 1 - Episode 2

Sonny Crockett is an undercover Miami vice detective. As part of his cover as Sonny Burnett, he lives on a sailboat called St. Vitus' Dance, guarded by his pet alligator, Elvis and drives a black Ferrari. Ricardo Tubbs is a New York street cop who comes to Miami looking for the drug smuggler responsible for his brother's death. He poses as a Jamaican looking for cocaine. Tubbs and Crockett unwillingly become partners in their efforts to catch the same man, a Colombian smuggler named Calderone. When Calderone gets away after a judge releases him on bail, Tubbs decides to stay on in Miami as Crockett's new partner. Episode Soundtrack In The Air Tonight - Phil Collins Girls Just Wanna Have Fun - Cyndi Lauper Somebody's Watching Me - Rockwell Miss You - Rolling Stones All Night Long - Lionel Richie Body Talk - Deele Mi Rumbon - Los Virtuosos Only In Miami - Bette Midler Salsa Caliente - Los Virtuosos Inland Sea - Brian Eno

star 7.90
125 votes
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Preventable

#6 - Preventable

New Amsterdam (2018) Season 1 - Episode 20

Max is forced to reckon with his diagnosis in a new way as things become more difficult for him. Meanwhile, Reynolds is forced to address what could have gone wrong in a recent surgery.

star 7.89
715 votes
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Stan the Man

#7 - Stan the Man

Hill Street Blues Season 3 - Episode 6

At a condemned building site, Hill and Renko try to persuade a black grandmother that she has to move while Goldblume tries to keep an old man afraid of his new living arrangements from jumping off; Belker thwarts a robbery while applying for a bank loan; and LaRue and Washington butt heads with a special narcotics undercover cop dealing with the same cocaine peddler.

star 7.89
18 votes
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Family Affair

#8 - Family Affair

The Resident Season 1 - Episode 8

Much to Bell's dismay, Nic and Conrad decide to admit a homeless Jane Doe, whom they suspect was dumped off by another hospital during Chastain's big Charity Ball. Elsewhere in the hospital, Devon and Irving care for a male escort who offers surprisingly good advice, Micah returns for a checkup and falls even harder for Mina, and Devon's parents are in town.

star 7.89
969 votes
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Do You Regret What We Did?

#9 - Do You Regret What We Did?

Damages Season 1 - Episode 9

Patty Hewes and Arthur Frobisher continue to struggle for dominance as the deposition nears.

star 7.80
200 votes
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Us and Them

#10 - Us and Them

Bosch Season 1 - Episode 10

Bosch has to face the aftermath of his confrontation with Waits, while his daughter's unexpected visit offers some precious time together. In the wake of the bones investigation, Bosch's job is in jeopardy, and he's suddenly on the outside once again.

star 7.77
1166 votes
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The Scoutmaster

#11 - The Scoutmaster

Project Blue Book Season 1 - Episode 7

After a Scoutmaster vanishes when he and his troop witness a strange craft hovering in the woods, Hynek is sent to investigate for Project Blue Book, while Quinn is pulled into a rogue mission for General Harding.

star 7.73
586 votes
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Nobody Said It Was Going to Be Easy

#12 - Nobody Said It Was Going to Be Easy

Nashville (2012) Season 3 - Episode 6

After a health scare, Juliette decides to ask Avery if he wants to be a part of her life as the baby’s father. Then, Gunnar deals with some recent life changing news and seeks advice from Scarlett. Meanwhile, Rayna sweeps the nominations for the CMA Awards but is up against her fiancé Luke for the most prized “Entertainer of the Year” category. Her glory is abruptly interrupted when she finds out Maddie and Daphne have been misbehaving back at home. While out on tour, Deacon finds his purpose in music thanks to the help of Pam, a backup singer in Luke’s band and country music star Sara Evans guest stars as herself, performing “Put My Heart Down” with Luke. Later, Scarlett befriends an unlikely new friend.

star 7.71
368 votes
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The Shooter

#13 - The Shooter

Hill Street Blues Season 2 - Episode 17

Belker tries to renew his expired driver's license; Renko tries to take his father home from the hospital; LaRue rehabilitates himself with Furillo; and everyone follows the trail of the gun used to kill two officers during a burglary.

star 7.70
23 votes
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Unforgiven

#14 - Unforgiven

Shades of Blue Season 2 - Episode 1

In the second season opener, Harlee Santos takes drastic measures to cover up the murder of her abusive ex, Miguel. Lieutenant Matt Wozniak makes a deal with FBI Agent Robert Stahl to keep himself and his crew out of jail but soon discovers Stahl has led him into an impossible trap. As the crew deals with the fall-out from the failed heist, Tess struggles to keep her painful gunshot wound under wraps.

star 7.69
1346 votes
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Rain of Terror

#15 - Rain of Terror

Hill Street Blues Season 3 - Episode 4

Gennaro accompanies Belker on a drug buy; LaRue and Washington set up two patrolmen accused by Hogan of stealing from burglary victims; Renko's birthday is less than happy; and Furillo uses his favor to Detweiler to save Goldblume's job when Hogan's accusations prove partially correct.

star 7.68
22 votes
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The Price of Admission

#16 - The Price of Admission

Elementary Season 7 - Episode 3

Sherlock takes extreme measures to secure his return to New York when he leans on his father’s disreputable connections to aid his legal re-entry into the United States. Joan helps the NYPD investigate a murder at a storage facility that caters to wealthy clients with items they want hidden from U.S. Customs.

star 7.68
1127 votes
War Games

#17 - War Games

Project Blue Book Season 1 - Episode 8

When a film emerges documenting an Army platoon under UFO attack, the Generals send Hynek and Quinn in to investigate, where they find the soldiers not only suffer from physical effects of war, but psychological ones as well.

star 7.63
585 votes
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Karma

#18 - Karma

Animal Kingdom (2016) Season 2 - Episode 2

As Smurf adjusts to being sidelined, the boys scope out their next job. Deran needs quick cash, and Pope and Craig lend him a hand while Baz investigates Catherine’s disappearance.

star 7.63
1444 votes
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Fallout

#19 - Fallout

Colony Season 2 - Episode 6

The Resistance reaches out to Katie; Will wants to help his wife bury her past; Maddie and Nolan visit the labor camp.

star 7.59
3295 votes
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Midway to What?

#20 - Midway to What?

Hill Street Blues Season 4 - Episode 8

Bates and Coffey clean up "Buck Naked" for a court appearance; a busted bookie turns over several tapes incriminating cops on the take, including a rookie Hunter; Belker pursues a paraplegic who spray painted his car; and Hill boxes for the precinct.

star 7.57
21 votes
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Pilot

#21 - Pilot

St. Elsewhere Season 1 - Episode 1

In this intro to the series, Dr. Jack Morrison treats a young girl with dysentary; Dr. Annie Cavanero searches for a missing patient -- who happens to be a large, permanent resident of a local mental institution; Dr. Ben Samuels tries to recall all of his conquests after being diagnosed with VD; Dr. Daniel Auschlander's liver cancer is revealed; a bombing victim is brought into the ER, as is the young man who set off the bomb; and Dr. Wayne Fiscus and Dr. Cathy Martin begin a relationship.

star 7.54
41 votes
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Dorothy and Ben

#22 - Dorothy and Ben

Amazing Stories Season 1 - Episode 18

After 40 years in a coma, Ben Dumpfy awakens and discovers that he can communicate with a seven-year-old girl who is in a coma after a bike accident.

star 7.54
28 votes
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Of Mouse and Man

#23 - Of Mouse and Man

Hill Street Blues Season 2 - Episode 12

Joyce's fellow PD Pam Gilliam is gunned down; Hill's position as VP for the Black Officers' Coalition puts a strain on both him and Renko; Goldblume tries to deal with an abusive landlord; Fay threatens to bring WAD to the Hill; LaRue and Washington trade up from a cocaine dealer to a PCP lab.

star 7.52
23 votes
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Nichols from Heaven

#24 - Nichols from Heaven

Hill Street Blues Season 4 - Episode 12

The rats return; Esterhaus is hospitalized for tests; Bates, Coffey and Joyce try to protect a woman and her children from her abusive husband; the latest cop killing looks to be a hired gun copying the random killer; and the corruption investigation strikes close to Hill Street; Hill Street gets word of the murder of Marty Nichols.

star 7.50
16 votes
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Some Like it Hot-Wired

#25 - Some Like it Hot-Wired

Hill Street Blues Season 2 - Episode 15

Goldblume is bitter over losing a promotion; Joyce walks out of court while defending a repeat offender; Renko learns his father is dying; a stakeout to find a con team shaking down johns proves dangerous; and Esterhaus' prize car is taken by a team of car thieves.

star 7.48
21 votes
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The Rise and Fall of Paul the Wall

#26 - The Rise and Fall of Paul the Wall

Hill Street Blues Season 5 - Episode 10

Mayo and Garibaldi investigate when Councilman Detweiler's mother shoots an intruder; Hill and Renko catch a notorious loan shark with over $300 in outstanding parking fines; a distraught man threatens to set fire to his wife and child; and Belker is kidnapped and abused by a group of winos.

star 7.44
16 votes
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Buddy, Can You Spare a Heart?

#27 - Buddy, Can You Spare a Heart?

Hill Street Blues Season 3 - Episode 21

Washington goes undercover on Benedetto's loan shark scheme; Hill and Renko, desperate for cash since the payroll talks are stalled, find a suitcase full of temptation; and LaRue tries to clean up in the body parts pool for the missing Buddy Genett.

star 7.35
17 votes
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Legionnaires (Part 2)

#28 - Legionnaires (Part 2)

St. Elsewhere Season 1 - Episode 7

Dr. Westphall risks his job by creating an isolation floor to stem the spread of the suspected Legionnaire's Disease (and the PR fiasco causes administrator Cummings to fall on his sword to save the hospital); Dr. Beale learns that Tweety got pregnant while in the hospital; Fiscus is assaulted in the E.R.; and Dr. Craig decides to sell his car.

star 7.20
10 votes
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Bypass

#29 - Bypass

St. Elsewhere Season 1 - Episode 2

Morrison treats the obnoxious bank bomber; Mr. MacAllister arrives to find his wife in a coma; Dr. Craig holds a news conference and badgers a patient into a surgical consent; and Dr. Samuels tries to teach Dr. Beale how to swim.

star 7.19
16 votes
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Your Steele the One for Me

#30 - Your Steele the One for Me

Remington Steele Season 1 - Episode 8

A lesson in detective work for Steele escalates a jaywalking accident into an encounter with Japanese gangsters.

star 7.14
22 votes
True Love Tends to Forget 1:1-4

#31 - True Love Tends to Forget 1:1-4

Brotherhood Season 2 - Episode 6

Michael goes after more power while he and Kath get ready for their little addition to the family. Tommy tries to fix the problems in a bad area of The Hill. Eileen learns from other politicians wives.

star 7.13
86 votes
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One For the Road

#32 - One For the Road

Amazing Stories Season 1 - Episode 15

During the Depression, several bar patrons hope to get insurance money by tricking a man into signing a policy with the hope that he will drink himself to death.

star 7.00
33 votes