The BEST episodes written by Elizabeth Sarnoff

The Fellowship
1270 votes

#1 - The Fellowship

Marco Polo (2014) - Season 2 - Episode 10

The day of the kurultai arrives, shaping Kublai's fate as khan. Ahmed makes his final stand. Marco learns a terrible truth.

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Chapter Seven: Loud, Fast, and Keep Going
1921 votes

#2 - Chapter Seven: Loud, Fast, and Keep Going

Barry - Season 1 - Episode 7

A deadly shootout threatens Barry's timely participation in Sally's big stage moment.

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The Audition
1411 votes

#3 - The Audition

Barry - Season 2 - Episode 7

Barry prepares for his first audition under Gene's guidance. Sally takes a stand in a meeting with a major TV producer. Noho Hank bares all.

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4366 votes

#4 - LaFleur

Lost - Season 5 - Episode 8

Sawyer perpetuates a lie with some of the other island survivors in order to protect themselves from mistakes of the past.

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Scared Straight
181 votes

#5 - Scared Straight

Crossing Jordan - Season 2 - Episode 7

When the lover of a controversial lesbian talk show host is found dead, Jordan and Woody lead the investigation. Garret and Lily go head to head when a cancer patient dies.

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The Man Behind the Curtain
3385 votes

#6 - The Man Behind the Curtain

Lost - Season 3 - Episode 20

Ben unwillingly divulges information to Locke about the island, taking him on a journey to various locations including strange monuments and the mysterious Jacob. Flashbacks will show us the origins of DHARMA and the history of the island, including 'the purge.'

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The Candidate
8009 votes

#7 - The Candidate

Lost - Season 6 - Episode 14

After the remaining survivors are reunited, Sawyer and Jack hatch a plan to divert the Man in Black's attention and leave the island without him on Widmore's submarine, but disastrous consequences await them. In the flash sideways, Jack investigates the cause of Locke's paralysis and offers treatment.

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Dead Is Dead
4129 votes

#8 - Dead Is Dead

Lost - Season 5 - Episode 12

To atone for sins of the past, Ben must attempt to summon the smoke monster in order to be judged.

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Two for the Road
3604 votes

#9 - Two for the Road

Lost - Season 2 - Episode 20

After finding an exhausted Michael in the forest, Jack and Kate bring him back to the main camp. When he finally wakes up, Michael has some new details about "The Others." Also, a lovestruck Hurley plans a date for Libby.

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Amalgamation and Capital
1864 votes

#10 - Amalgamation and Capital

Deadwood - Season 2 - Episode 9

Eagar for the latest news from Yankton, Swearengen enlists Farnum to keep tabs on Blazanov and his telegrams, and admonishes Merrick for over-hyping the Montana rumors in his paper. Wolcott gets a new moniker; Jane and Joanie continue their unlikely alliance; Sweargengen strikes a departure deal with Miss Isringhausen; and Fields and Hostetler attempt to tame a wild horse for the cavalry with damaging results.

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Here Was a Man
2110 votes

#11 - Here Was a Man

Deadwood - Season 1 - Episode 4

Swearengen directs Farnum to buy back the Garret claim; Alma prevails on Calamity Jane and Hickok for help; Hickok commissions Bullock in his stead; Charlie Utter leaves the camp; an ailing colleague, Andy Cramed, rejoins the Bella Union; and Hickok's run of luck at poker yields an unexpected return.

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1170 votes

#12 - Whitehorse

Marco Polo (2014) - Season 2 - Episode 8

Marco's allegiance to Kublai is tested like never before. Mei Lin's bold move throws Ahmed's plans into chaos.

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Follow the Leader
4267 votes

#13 - Follow the Leader

Lost - Season 5 - Episode 15

Jack and Kate find themselves at odds over the direction to take to save their fellow island survivors, Locke further solidifies his stance as leader of "The Others," and Sawyer and Juliet come under scrutiny from the Dharma Initiative.

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What They Died For
8114 votes

#14 - What They Died For

Lost - Season 6 - Episode 16

While Locke devises a new strategy, Jack's group searches for Desmond.

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Hit the Road, Clark
67 votes

#15 - Hit the Road, Clark

NYPD Blue - Season 9 - Episode 4

Sipowicz and Clark Jr. come to a working agreement. Clark Jr. promises that his father won't interfere anymore, but Sipowicz is reluctant to believe that. Eddie Gibson moves from night watch to the dayshift and is partnered with McDowell on a DOA. Medavoy and Jones help Sipowicz and Clark Jr. in looking into the death of a corrections officer from Rikers. Gibbons puts to rest any fears McDowell might have, having a man as a partner, while she just tries to adjust having him as a partner. Sipowicz and Clark Jr. interview their victim's ex-boyfriend, but until they find her car they don't find any concrete leads. A receipt from last night leads to a drugstore. McDowell and Clark interview their victim's mother and then her ex-husband, whom they find and bring in, but neither leads to anything. The stakeout of the drugstore gets the other detectives a man who was last seen with the corrections officer, but in his interview he points to his friend Darrell who was with him and the vi

candy asses
958 votes

#16 - candy asses

Barry - Season 3 - Episode 7

Let’s split up.

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Cabin Fever
3478 votes

#17 - Cabin Fever

Lost - Season 4 - Episode 11

Locke finds out where Jacob's cabin is. Life on the freighter becomes dangerous.

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New Money
1805 votes

#18 - New Money

Deadwood - Season 2 - Episode 3

A scout for a powerful mining operation arrives; an ailing Swearengen refuses visitors and medical attention; Farnum finds someone to buy the Hickok letter.

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Measure Against the Linchpin
1338 votes

#19 - Measure Against the Linchpin

Marco Polo (2014) - Season 2 - Episode 3

Haunted by recent events, Kublai journeys with Marco into the mountains for answers. Empress Chabi takes action to insure an heir to the Khan.

a nice meal
796 votes

#20 - a nice meal

Barry - Season 4 - Episode 7

I was talking about office supplies!

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The Substitute
5747 votes

#21 - The Substitute

Lost - Season 6 - Episode 4

Locke goes in search of help to further his cause. Kate finds herself on the run, while Jack is tasked with something that could put a friend's life at risk.

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Children Be Afraid
955 votes

#22 - Children Be Afraid

Salem - Season 1 - Episode 9

Salem sees a second death since Increase's arrival in town. Mary struggles to get George back under her control. Mercy and her acolytes flex their growing power. Increase grows closer to Isaac, putting Isaac’s loyalty to Mary in question.

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3538 votes

#23 - Abandoned

Lost - Season 2 - Episode 6

Sawyer's wound becomes life threatening as he, Michael and Jin make their way through the interior of the island with the tail section survivors.

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4160 votes

#24 - Jughead

Lost - Season 5 - Episode 3

Desmond looks for a woman who might be the key to helping Faraday stop the island's unpredictable movements through time; Locke finds out who has been attacking the survivors.

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6351 votes

#25 - Pilot

Alcatraz - Season 1 - Episode 1

Years ago when the most dangerous prisoners of Alcatraz mysteriously disappeared, they resurface in the present day as part of a larger conspiracy, leaving a police detective, an expert on Alcatraz and an FBI agent to track them down.

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The Whole Truth
3568 votes

#26 - The Whole Truth

Lost - Season 2 - Episode 16

Sun comes to a realization and struggles on whether to tell Jin about the situation. Meanwhile, with no success from Jack or Sayid, Ana-Lucia is called in by Locke to interrogate the new prisoner Henry Gale to get more information out of him about the balloon that he and his wife supposedly landed on the island with.

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1068 votes

#27 - Lies

Salem - Season 1 - Episode 5

The members of Salem's coven of witches meets in the woods and decide to eliminate one of their most dangerous threats. Alden and Cotton realize the true, dangerous nature of the mysterious object they uncovered – and use it to ensnare something of much graver importance. Mary realizes that her own coven has been plotting without her.

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796 votes

#28 - Antoinette

Crossbones - Season 1 - Episode 4

Having learned of Blackbeard's plans to attack innocent civilians in Jamaica, Lowe devises a way to report back to his spymaster, William Jagger. But having done so, Lowe discovers that Jagger might be an even greater madman than the Commodore. The time has come to make a choice between two evils. Which way will he jump?

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Suffer the Little Children
2050 votes

#29 - Suffer the Little Children

Deadwood - Season 1 - Episode 8

Deadwood breathes easier when riders arrive with precious vaccine--and word of a possible treaty with the Sioux. Awaiting Trixie's return, a pragmatic Swearengen resists counsel from a bloody-minded Farnum; results of Bullock's assay of her gold claim moves Alma to reassess her plans and sets up a confrontation between Bullock and Swearengen; and Tolliver teaches Stubbs a deadly lesson at the expense of a couple of con artists.

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Left Behind
3253 votes

#30 - Left Behind

Lost - Season 3 - Episode 15

Kate and Juliet are stranded in the jungle after Kate learns that there is a traitor in the survivor's midst. Meanwhile, Sawyer's poor attitude and selfish ways towards the beach community may earn him a vote of banishment if he doesn't have a change of heart.

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3567 votes

#31 - Eggtown

Lost - Season 4 - Episode 4

Kate needs to get information out of the hostages, but it may jeopardize her standing with Locke -- as well as with Sawyer. Meanwhile in the future Kate's Court hearings take place.

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Meet Kevin Johnson
3441 votes

#32 - Meet Kevin Johnson

Lost - Season 4 - Episode 8

Sayid confronts Ben's spy on the freighter, and Ben urges daughter Alex to flee Locke's camp in order to survive an impending attack.

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The Hunting Party
3591 votes

#33 - The Hunting Party

Lost - Season 2 - Episode 11

Jack, Locke and Sawyer follow after a determined Michael after he heads into the jungle toward the dreaded "Others" in search of Walt. Meanwhile, Sun has a surprising reaction to Jin's desire to join the search party, and Hurley and Charlie commiserate over the age-old conundrum of "what women want."

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Secrets & Lies (1)
188 votes

#34 - Secrets & Lies (1)

Crossing Jordan - Season 1 - Episode 22

Jordan is called to a local psychiatric hospital to investigate a suicide. While there and unknown source provides her with a clue to her mother’s murder.

In Vain
1314 votes

#35 - In Vain

Salem - Season 1 - Episode 3

Salem trembles in the aftermath of the trial, and Anne turns to John Alden for comfort. Mysterious circumstances lead Alden to suspect Magistrate Hale is not who or what he appears to be. Mary discovers who witnessed the witches’ ceremony and deliberates a course of action. George Sibley begins hatching a plan to escape Mary’s clutches.

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Cruel and Unusual
158 votes

#36 - Cruel and Unusual

Crossing Jordan - Season 2 - Episode 17

A local woman dies and forces Jordan to come face to face with an ex-lover. Dr. Macy and D.A. Walcott make a trip to investigate if an execution was cruel and unusual. Lily makes a decision about her body.

Further Instructions
3368 votes

#37 - Further Instructions

Lost - Season 3 - Episode 3

Locke, Eko and Desmond are found scattered about the island after the implosion of the hatch. Locke receives a message from the Island asking him to fix the situation he caused. Hurley returns to the beach camp to report the imprisonment of Kate, Jack and Sawyer by the Others. Desmond has been fundamentally altered by the implosion, giving him a mysterious new power.

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Stranger In A Strange Land
3449 votes

#38 - Stranger In A Strange Land

Lost - Season 3 - Episode 9

As Kate and Sawyer journey back to the main island with Karl, who is exhibiting effects of the brainwashing video, they argue over whether to go back and save Jack. On Hydra island, as Juliet's fate rests in his hands and a power struggle within the Others ensues, Jack recollects the time he spent in Phuket, Thailand and his relationship with Achara, a mysterious tattoo artist.

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7035 votes

#39 - Recon

Lost - Season 6 - Episode 8

Locke tasks Sawyer with a mission.

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Acts of Mercy
160 votes

#40 - Acts of Mercy

Crossing Jordan - Season 1 - Episode 15

What appear to be mercy killings are turning up one after another in Boston. Both Dr. Macy and Jordan are both tracking a doctor with a deadly needle. Bug and Nigel audition for a network.