The Best Episodes Directed by Tom Shankland

Episode 4

#1 - Episode 4

The Fades Season 1 - Episode 4

Up is down and black is white as Paul's family and friends struggle to cope in the aftermath of his accident. Meanwhile, the Angelics are torn apart by moral compromises and a strange new man with deadly intentions moves relentlessly through town.

star 8.55
753 votes
Watch on Amazon
Episode 6

#2 - Episode 6

The Fades Season 1 - Episode 6

A town left deserted. An Angelic on the edge of desperation. A Fade on the cusp of victory. And a reluctant 17 year old boy with visions of the apocalypse - it all comes down to this final showdown. People will die. Ash will fall. It is inevitable.

star 8.42
690 votes
Watch on Amazon
What Use Our Work?

#3 - What Use Our Work?

Ripper Street Season 1 - Episode 8

Reid is adrift, his team in pieces and Leman Street shaken to its foundations following recent events. A kidnapping offers him cause to assemble his men and tackle the white slavery ring operating in their midst. But Reid is gripped by a growing obsession that this leads back to the terrible secret from his own past.

star 8.24
300 votes
Watch on Amazon
Episode 5

#4 - Episode 5

The Fades Season 1 - Episode 5

Paul came back to life for a reason, but he's just not sure what that reason might be. Meanwhile, more Fades are being reborn and nothing can stop them. As they infiltrate the town, Paul's home life and Angelic life are put on a collision course.

star 8.17
712 votes
Watch on Amazon
The Mirror Crack'd From Side to Side

#5 - The Mirror Crack'd From Side to Side

Agatha Christie's Marple Season 5 - Episode 4

Hollywood star Marina Gregg leaves Los Angeles for the picturesque countryside of St Mary Mead. Having taken up residence at Gossington Hall with her dashing young English husband, film director Jason Rudd, his secretary, Ella Blunt and Marina's exclusive personal assistant, Hailey Preston, it's not long before she becomes lady of the manor. But when a local fan, Heather Badcock consumes a poisoned daiquiri, Marina finds herself starring in a real-life mystery - supported by Miss Marple and Inspector Hewitt, who suspect that the lethal cocktail was intended for someone else.

star 8.13
112 votes
Watch on Amazon
Episode 1

#6 - Episode 1

Dirk Gently Season 1 - Episode 1

Gently discovers the connection between two seemingly-unrelated cases - a client who believes the Pentagon are trying to kill him and another whose horoscopes appear to be coming true. When mysteries collide, Dirk is the only man for the job.

star 8.12
643 votes
Watch on Amazon

#7 - 3AM

Marvel's The Punisher Season 1 - Episode 1

Former Marine Frank Castle takes the law into his own hands while struggling to come to terms with his traumatic past.

star 7.95
4484 votes
Chapter 45

#8 - Chapter 45

House of Cards (US) Season 4 - Episode 6

Claire clashes with the Secretary of State over her involvement in negotiations with Russia. Dunbar must choose between her campaign and her ethics.

star 7.93
3145 votes
Watch on Amazon
Episode 3

#9 - Episode 3

Dirk Gently Season 1 - Episode 3

Dirk and MacDuff are alarmed to discover that Dirk's old clients are being randomly murdered, with Dirk as the only link. Rather than talk to the police Dirk elects to leave the country, but finds himself waylaid by a beautiful woman worried about her stalker, a dark shadow from Dirk's past and the ongoing cold war with his cleaner. MacDuff's patience is stretched to the limit.

star 7.90
416 votes
Watch on Amazon
Episode 2

#10 - Episode 2

Dirk Gently Season 1 - Episode 2

With business far from booming, Dirk and Macduff style themselves as holistic security consultants and return to the university that expelled Dirk for cheating twenty years earlier. Charged with protecting a valuable state-of-the-art humanoid robot, things veer rapidly off course as, within hours of their arrival, the robot is stolen and Dirk and Macduff find themselves the prime suspects in a murder case.

star 7.89
468 votes
Watch on Amazon
The Meeting

#11 - The Meeting

The Missing Season 1 - Episode 3

Progress into the case is initially slow but a shocking new lead emerges.

star 7.88
910 votes
Watch on Amazon

#12 - Molly

The Missing Season 1 - Episode 5

In 2006, Tony and Emily's pleas to reinvestigate a suspect again fall on deaf ears.

star 7.85
778 votes
Watch on Amazon
Two Dead Men

#13 - Two Dead Men

Marvel's The Punisher Season 1 - Episode 2

A mysterious phone call forces Frank's hand. Meanwhile, Madani goes digging for suspects and Curtis delivers a message.

star 7.84
3920 votes
Watch on Amazon
Chapter 46

#14 - Chapter 46

House of Cards (US) Season 4 - Episode 7

Frank and Claire adjust to their new reality. The search for Frank's running mate begins. Frank starts a campaign to weaken Conway's strong support.

star 7.83
3117 votes
Watch on Amazon
I Need Light

#15 - I Need Light

Ripper Street Season 1 - Episode 1

A young woman is found brutally murdered, the hallmark signs of the Ripper upon her. One-time H Division boss Chief Inspector Frederick Abberline believes that Jack has returned, but Reid - the precinct's new master - suspects a different evil at work.

star 7.82
658 votes
Watch on Amazon
Chapter 44

#16 - Chapter 44

House of Cards (US) Season 4 - Episode 5

Claire advises Donald Blythe on dealing with Petrov. Further investigations of Lucas Goodwin dredges up his accusations against Frank.

star 7.79
3111 votes
Watch on Amazon

#17 - DWYCK

Marvel's Luke Cage Season 1 - Episode 9

With Luke wounded and on the run, Misty faces a soul-searching interrogation. Mariah's rise to power takes a dark turn.

star 7.78
4216 votes
Watch on Amazon
Orange Sticker

#18 - Orange Sticker

The Leftovers Season 2 - Episode 4

In the midst of an earthquake, Nora awakens to find Kevin missing and her hopes of safety in their new town dashed. The Murphys are left reeling after Evie's disappearance. Kevin returns home but without his memory of the night before or his cell phone, which would link him to the missing girls. Meanwhile, an old enemy makes her return in an unexpected way.

star 7.78
2022 votes
Watch on Amazon
The Moving Finger

#19 - The Moving Finger

Agatha Christie's Marple Season 2 - Episode 2

Poison pen letters are spread around a village, and result in suicides, but Miss Marple isn't convinced the writer has only contributed to their deaths by the letters.

star 7.77
220 votes
Watch on Amazon
In My Protection

#20 - In My Protection

Ripper Street Season 1 - Episode 2

A beloved toy maker is beaten to death for a mysterious brass box and the coins in his pocket. The Whitechapel Vigilance Committee presents a 14-year-old culprit who refuses to deny the charge, leading Reid into the savage world of merciless child gangs.

star 7.75
469 votes
Watch on Amazon
Rolling Thunder Cannon Punch

#21 - Rolling Thunder Cannon Punch

Marvel's Iron Fist Season 1 - Episode 3

Joy proves herself a shrewd businessperson, Danny recalls a painful memory and Colleen puts her talents to good use.

star 7.73
5919 votes
Watch on Amazon