The Best Episodes Directed by Win Phelps
#2 - Revenge of the Teenage Dead
Doogie Howser, M.D. Season 2 - Episode 8
Vinnie makes a zombie horror movie
#3 - Bound for Glory
L.A. Law Season 4 - Episode 16
To the dismay of Becker and Brackman, Rosalind becomes Abby's strong supporter when a major client leaves the firm after he is unsuccessful in pressuring Abby not to pursue a dismissal of charges against his drug-addicted son, but to convince his son instead to accept a plea bargain that will send him to jail; Rollins's client is sued by the owner of an oversized frog when she disqualifies the amphibian from the jumping contest she's promoting; Kelsey represents the parents of a slain teenager when they sue the parents of the young skinhead who murdered their son; Benny inadvertently sets off a bidding war hampered by attorneys and paralegals when he decides to sell his baseball card collection; as her overbearing manner begins to set the other attorneys on edge, Rosalind mounts a subtle campaign for absolute control of the firm by undermining McKenzie's influence with clients.
#4 - Grumpy Old Genie
Weird Science Season 4 - Episode 6
There's a hacker in town. This hacker has made changes to Lisa's files, replacing her face with a picture of Abe Vigoda. Now that Lisa no longer has her body, people aren't as nice to her and pretty much just ignore her. Lisa solves the problem by making everyone in the world think that old men are the sexiest things on the planet. Now all the kids at Farber High are bringing old men to the Homecoming dance instead of hot dates. Wyatt's on a mission to find the computer hacker and get Lisa looking like her usual self.
#5 - Full Marital Jacket
L.A. Law Season 2 - Episode 10
In the aftermath of his anxiety attack, Brackman has a new perspective on life, and his wife has a new perspective on their relationship that involves talking to lawyers; Benny is mistakenly charged with sexual assault; Melman runs into a handsome and charming man in the parking garage; Gianelli asks Perkins for her hand in marriage, but is forced to settle for a date; Kelsey's mother reappears bearing gifts and heartfelt apologies; Rollins lights a fire under the opposition to smoke out the real extent of the injuries a man claims to have sustained during a performance by the Gianelli family; after the bride overcomes a few pre-wedding jitters, Kelsey and Markowitz are united in matrimony.
#6 - Barstow Bound
L.A. Law Season 3 - Episode 13
A jealous husband who blames the divorce video for the demise of his marriage abducts Becker at gunpoint and forces him to drive to Barstow and confront his desperately unhappy wife; a corrupt politician dangles an appointment to the federal bench before McKenzie, conditioned on his getting Sifuentes to drop an investigation into the politician's abetting the developer of a federal building in circumventing building codes by using dangerous shortcuts that led to a construction worker's death; Brackman is saddened when he overhears Kuzak, Becker, Kelsey and Markowitz discuss their reservations about his becoming the senior partner when McKenzie departs; Sifuentes' disappointment in his client's decision to succumb to the politician's million dollar bribe to drop the investigation turns to admiration for McKenzie's refusal to compromise his integrity for the seat on the judiciary he so clearly desires; Melman erupts in anger when Meyer points to her attraction to Becker as a source of so
#7 - Age of Insolence
L.A. Law Season 8 - Episode 13
Kelsey represents a woman being sued for the custody of her adopted daughter by the girl's biological father, who's heavily influenced by a psychologist with her own unresolved adoption issues; Halliday defends a client with heightened sensibilities against the impolite palaver of the woman's coworker and an impish Becker; the partners resentfully capitulate when Rollins gives them an ultimatum about a partnership offer.
#8 - Doogie Doesn't Live Here Anymore
Doogie Howser, M.D. Season 4 - Episode 4
Doogie hunts for new digs—a Venice Beach loft; and Vinnie must also find a new home when his parents divorce.
#9 - Victor/Victorious
L.A. Law Season 3 - Episode 9
Van Owen snatches defeat out of the jaws of victory when she lets her anger and her ego get in the way during a rematch with an old adversary in the courtroom; Perkins and Markowitz clash over his claim that her cash flow problems have caused her to lose sight of their shared client's best interests; sparks fly between Sifuentes and Gottlieb; Kelsey and Markowitz gain a beautiful new addition to their family.
#10 - Noah's Bark
L.A. Law Season 4 - Episode 9
After Becker slinks off with his files and resigns his partnership by telegram, McKenzie gets a restraining order to prevent him from siphoning off the firm's clients; Allison's rapist is bound over for trial after a painful pre-trial hearing; Rollins represents a man with Tourette's Syndrome who's suing his employer for wrongful termination after he's fired because of his disability; Kuzak and Dugan make a dinner date; Brackman gets braces.
#11 - Happy Trails
L.A. Law Season 5 - Episode 2
Rollins feels exploited when he's asked to assist on the Chisholm case; a surprise witness testifies in Rosalind's suit; Brackman considers breaking off with sex surrogate Marilyn after one of her clients dies; Murray gets everyone's attention.
#12 - Duets
Northern Exposure Season 4 - Episode 13
One-Who-Waits returns and has positive information on the location of Ed's father and takes Ed to the construction site where he works. Ed gets a job and tries to come up with a way to tell the foreman that he is his father. Mike asks Maggie to fly to a mountain range where he thinks he will be able to identify the chemicals that were part of a container spill. A blind man comes into "The Brick" and offers to tune and rebuild the piano but begins to get on Holling's nerves. Maggie tries to hold off Mike's advances by telling him about her "curse."
#13 - Captain Hurt
L.A. Law Season 4 - Episode 2
Kuzak's defense of a black college professor accused of murdering his young white research assistant blows up when the prosecutor sandbags his case by delaying DNA discovery, thus exposing his client's lies and destroying Kuzak's defense strategy; Van Owen counters an insanity defense based on uncontrollable sexual obsession when she prosecutes a claims adjuster for insurance fraud he asserts was the result of his inability to counter the demands of his dominatrix; Becker's desire to win at all costs and gain a large fee in the process garners his client a large settlement, but wrecks havoc on his relationship with his client; fulfilling his promise to Hackett, McKenzie assigns Sifuentes the responsibility of teaching Stulwicz about contraception.
#14 - Cold Shower
L.A. Law Season 7 - Episode 16
Taylor knows just what to say when Markowitz has a problem with a client who demands that the I.R.S. treat her with respect before she'll agree to settle her $800,000 debt; Mullaney's personal life affects his decision about whether a teenager who shot the classmate who bullied him should be prosecuted as a juvenile or as an adult; Rollins defends a man who claims that he was seduced and entrapped into selling stolen art work by an undercover cop; Mullaney and Melman part company when he realizes that he can't handle being either a husband or a father.
#15 - Red Museum
The X-Files Season 2 - Episode 10
While investigating the connection between the abduction of several teenagers and a rural religious cult, Mulder and Scully discover a secret test being performed on the children using the "Purity Control" alien DNA from 'The Erlenmeyer Flask' which leads Mulder to "the crew-cut man", Deep Throat's murderer.
#16 - Romancing the Drone
L.A. Law Season 3 - Episode 3
Markowitz gets discouraging news when he visits a fertility specialist; Melman has difficulty adapting to married life and her husband's demands on her attention until she gets some wise advice from Becker; Kuzak takes a pro-bono case from the overloaded public defenders office and ends up defending an accused rapist with a prior rape conviction and a propensity for violence; Becker is frustrated and angry when his client withdraws her complaint and thwarts his hopes of making case law, and Ryan fails to give him the comfort and support he's seeking; Perkins leaves the firm to become a solo practitioner.
#17 - Consumed Innocent
L.A. Law Season 3 - Episode 19
A cocky talk show host who's sure he won't be convicted and is eager to use the publicity surrounding a trial to boost his ratings refuses Van Owen's plea offer of one year's probation for soliciting his audience members to commit an assault on a guest that proved fatal, and is stunned when he is found guilty and realizes that Van Owen's recommendation will send him to prison; Melman flirts with the idea of retirement after she receives her divorce settlement and Markowitz creates her financial plan; Gottlieb begs the assistance of a flu-stricken Sifuentes in containing the threats of multiple lawsuits after a pot-belled pig is eaten by a snake on the set of the already over-budget rock video she's shooting, and the snake also dies after one of her crew members tries to save the pig; worried that the relationship that's developing between Stulwicz and his daughter is moving too fast, Hackett unsuccessfully attempts to end it; Kelsey finds out that she's pregnant.
#18 - Symbiosis
Star Trek: The Next Generation Season 1 - Episode 22
Stardate: Unknown Picard attempts to break an ancient co-dependency between two species on one planet without violating the Prime Directive.
#19 - The Patient in Spite of Himself
Doogie Howser, M.D. Season 4 - Episode 5
A med-school project has Doogie and a fellow doctor posing as patients, being poked, prodded and probed to learn how to empathize with patients.
#20 - Crystal Hawks
The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. Season 1 - Episode 12
A series of mysterious robberies and the apparent murder of a bank manager implicate Brisco, who has a price put on his head. A female bounty hunter, Crystal Hawks, is the most persistent who captures Brisco several times (after he escapes several times). It turns out that Big Smith, Bly's former henchman, survived the fall in the pilot episode and was purified by the power of the Orb. Now he is redeeming himself by breaking into banks and returning money, and killing the bank manager he previously consorted with. Bly is also on Big Smith's trail, hopping to recover that particular Orb. In the end, Brisco clears his name, captures Smith and Bly, and turns them over to the government. However, Bly manages to escape by using the now-virtuous Smith as a shield, getting him killed in the process.
#21 - Chariots of Meyer
L.A. Law Season 2 - Episode 20
Van Owen is stung when the defense attorney of the man she prosecutes for attempted murder levels charges of racism against both her and the witnesses in the case; McKenzie gains a young admirer as he defends an overly litigious retiree with too much time on his hands; the Debeque twins create a stir when they appear in the office looking for Sifuentes, but run into an old friend instead; Melman finds it impossible to resist Meyer's offers of friendship, flowers, dinners and the use of one of his cars.
#22 - His Suit Is Hirsute
L.A. Law Season 3 - Episode 16
Although Sifuentes wages a valiant battle in court on their behalf, Kelsey and Markowitz are ordered to return their daughter to Harris; when the federal prosecutor can't beat Perkins in court over in the Weiland case, he retaliates by having her arrested on bogus charges; Kuzak is forced to put on the gorilla suit again to win a case in civil court against an opponent whose trial strategy is to sing and dance his way to a lighter judgment against his client; Rollins offers his legal expertise when Moses files for divorce; Van Owen decides to take a break from her relationship with Kuzak.
#23 - P.S. Your Shrink Is Dead
L.A. Law Season 6 - Episode 17
Becker's shrink drops dead; the Brackmans use Alexander to call one another's bluff; Kelsey fires Ned after he makes a pass at her; McKenzie chastises DePalma for how he participated in the sting operation, but comes to the young attorney's aid when a member of the bench exacts his own punishment for DePalma's role in exposing Kelton; during Susan Bloom's wedding, Alexander and Sam get into trouble, and Gwen and Kittredge get closer; Kelsey is taken into custody when she protests the I.N.S. arrest of Matthew's new nanny; Becker tries to regain Roxanne's trust.
#24 - Since I Fell For You
L.A. Law Season 5 - Episode 22
An AIDS-stricken attorney fights an insurance company's refusal to pay for an experimental treatment; Kelsey's admission concerning a murder case could jeopardize her standing with the bar; and a new partner is named.
#25 - Rest in Pieces
L.A. Law Season 5 - Episode 11
A soldier faces a military court for disobeying orders; C.J. represents a home buyer who claims her house is haunted; ""personality differences"" affect Becker and Roxanne.
#26 - Double Breasted Suit
L.A. Law Season 6 - Episode 21
A widower sues a psychic, claiming he was bilked; C.J. grows friendly with the opposing cousel in the breast-implant case.
#27 - Back to Something New
Fame Season 6 - Episode 1
Graduate Christopher finds the real world less than impressed with his arrival; Shorofsky suffers from job burnout; Reggie dabbles in performance art; and a new music student Ian Ware claims friendships with the likes of Prince, Mark Knopfler and Mick Jagger.
#28 - New Faces
Fame Season 6 - Episode 3
A cab-driving actor reluctantly joins the faculty, while an 11-year-old pianist joins the student body, and both have difficulties adjusting to their new surroundings.
#29 - All Talking, All Singing, All Dancing
Fame Season 6 - Episode 5
The School of the Arts works to put together a 30's-style play for a prestigious competition, but funding issues and lead, Nicole, coming down with laryngitis may just cost them the win... and the $20,000 prize that comes with it.
#30 - Mr. Wacky's World
Fame Season 6 - Episode 8
Danny slips into the second-banana position on a comedy show; Dusty misinterprets flattering comments from Jesse.