The BEST episodes written by Jim Adler

Identity Crisis
221 votes

#1 - Identity Crisis

Memphis Beat - Season 2 - Episode 8

Dwight and Whitehead are called in when a man takes hostages at a local bank; Tony breaks up with Paula Ann.

194 votes

#2 - Lost

Memphis Beat - Season 2 - Episode 3

A despondent father comes to Dwight to help search for his missing daughter. When it appears she may have been the victim of foul play, suspicion immediately falls on her abusive husband. Lt. Rice finds herself left out of a big piece of family news, and Whitehead goes to a surprising source when he needs to brush up his firearm skills.

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Law & Boarder
2507 votes

#3 - Law & Boarder

Castle (2009) - Season 6 - Episode 21

When an up-and-coming professional skateboarder is gunned down by a mysterious motorcyclist, Castle and Beckett are thrust into the world of extreme sports, where the death defying stunts aren’t the only thing that’s dangerous.

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824 votes

#4 - Expired

The Good Doctor - Season 5 - Episode 7

Shaun and Lea happen upon a terrible car accident and discover a young pregnant mother who has been badly injured and needs immediate medical attention. Dr. Glassman is apprehensive when a figure from his past reaches out for help.

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You Are Here
1070 votes

#5 - You Are Here

Unforgettable - Season 1 - Episode 20

Carrie and Al must get inside the mind of a deranged conspiracy theorist before he sets off a series of bombs.

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Loyalty + Family + Rogue + Hellfire
402 votes

#6 - Loyalty + Family + Rogue + Hellfire

MacGyver (2016) - Season 4 - Episode 12

The Phoenix team is forever altered when MacGyver’s Aunt Gwen gets into his head about family and connection and convinces Mac and Riley to join Codex. Also, Matty and Russ take their concerns about Codex to the White House.

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Coming Home
791 votes

#7 - Coming Home

Fairly Legal - Season 1 - Episode 7

A big client of Reed & Reed’s asks Kate to mediate a simple financial matter -- which quickly morphs into a case of identity theft before escalating to an immigration issue where Kate must defend a brave soldier against a rigid Homeland Security prosecutor.

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The Third Man
576 votes

#8 - The Third Man

Vegas - Season 1 - Episode 14

Jack is faced with breaking some dire news to Mia, while at the same time he's compelled to hide vital information from her and his brother.

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992 votes

#9 - Believers

Fairly Legal - Season 1 - Episode 6

The exasperated young inventor of a revolutionary new device, Marcus, threatens to jump to his death when John, his employer and the rights holder to Marcus' invention, asks Kate to mediate his firing. Kate must get Marcus off the ledge, recover the device, which he's stolen, and find a fair resolution for both the disenchanted employee and his former boss.

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Mason + Cable + Choices
528 votes

#10 - Mason + Cable + Choices

MacGyver (2016) - Season 3 - Episode 22

MacGyver faces off with a cunning new adversary whose carefully crafted plans put Mac at the epicenter of an impossible choice: save the life of a friend, or save the lives of hundreds of innocents. Also, Mac receives new information that will drive a wedge between him and his father.

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Jack + Kinematics + Safe Cracker + MgKNO3 + GTO
337 votes

#11 - Jack + Kinematics + Safe Cracker + MgKNO3 + GTO

MacGyver (2016) - Season 5 - Episode 5

Using a cryptic postcard as their only clue, Mac and the team must solve a fallen friend’s final case and bring him justice.

Once Lost
213 votes

#12 - Once Lost

Without a Trace - Season 7 - Episode 13

Elena is forced to face the consequences of her past, as the team is put on the case to search for her former partner who went missing during an undercover sting.

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Mac + Fallout + Jack
573 votes

#13 - Mac + Fallout + Jack

MacGyver (2016) - Season 3 - Episode 11

Mac and Jack hit the road for a weekend of relaxation in Las Vegas, but their mini-vacation is cut short when someone from their past abducts them and locks them in a concrete room. Also, Matty tasks Riley, Bozer and Leanna with stealing a diamond encoded with terrorist intel from a princess in Milan.

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Hell to Pay
1695 votes

#14 - Hell to Pay

Castle (2009) - Season 8 - Episode 21

When an axe-wielding, escaped psychiatric inmate drops dead in Castle’s P.I. office, Castle and Beckett’s investigation leads Castle to suspect the victim’s death could be the work of the Antichrist.

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1532 votes

#15 - Brotherhood

Unforgettable - Season 1 - Episode 13

A routine investigation into a college student’s death takes a disturbing turn for Carrie when a suspect makes a dangerous move to outwit her memory.

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Meme Is Murder
2112 votes

#16 - Meme Is Murder

Castle (2009) - Season 7 - Episode 5

When a web celebrity is murdered, Castle and Beckett explore the flashy world of internet fame. But when the killer posts pictures from the crime scene on a photo-sharing site, they realize they are up against a social media sociopath who may strike again.

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Solid Citizens
670 votes

#17 - Solid Citizens

Vegas - Season 1 - Episode 5

Sheriff Lamb suspects Savino of kidnapping the son of a member of the Nevada Gaming Commission in order to fast-track a gaming license for The Tumbleweed. Meanwhile, when Savino's wife, Laura, comes out to Vegas to support him in a new venture, his promise that their family will be safe there is put in jeopardy when a ruthless hitman from Milwaukee arrives in town.

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Eclipse + USMC-1856707 + Step Potential + Chain Lock + Ma
339 votes

#18 - Eclipse + USMC-1856707 + Step Potential + Chain Lock + Ma

MacGyver (2016) - Season 5 - Episode 3

When Russ is kidnapped, Mac and the team must break out a previously murderous psychopath, now pacifist, from prison to help find him. Also, while on the run, Mac and Desi are forced to confront their relationship issues.

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Growing Pains
677 votes

#19 - Growing Pains

The Good Doctor - Season 5 - Episode 13

While Drs. Lim, Murphy and Wolke help a teenage “biohacker” whose self- experiments begin to compromise his health, Drs. Morgan, Park, Jordan and Glassman treat a young woman who wants a controversial surgery to treat her depression and chronic pain. Additionally, Dr. Reznick looks to take the next step in her relationship with Dr. Park.

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Broken or Not
186 votes

#20 - Broken or Not

The Good Doctor - Season 6 - Episode 9

Dr. Shaun Murphy unknowingly creates a competition between Drs. Danica Powell and Daniel Perez when he introduces a new performance rating system. Meanwhile, Dr. Morgan Reznick may have crossed a line with Dr. Alex Park.

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Dia de Muertos + Sicarios + Family
580 votes

#21 - Dia de Muertos + Sicarios + Family

MacGyver (2016) - Season 3 - Episode 5

When Oversight’s attempt to capture a drug cartel’s leader goes bad, MacGyver and Jack rush to Mexico to pull their boss out while racing through the heart of the country during Dia de Muertos celebrations. Also, Bozer and Riley use Halloween as a distraction to gather intel on a man accused of treason.

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526 votes

#22 - Masquerade

Vegas - Season 1 - Episode 9

When a young Vegas showgirl is attacked and murdered, the Lambs work to track down the killer, realizing early on that there’s something about the case that resonates personally with Katherine. Meanwhile, Savino manages to land a high roller at the Savoy and tries to use him to show other “whales” that the Savoy is a real contender for high stakes gambling.

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Dead Red
1666 votes

#23 - Dead Red

Castle (2009) - Season 8 - Episode 11

When the son of a Russian diplomat turns up murdered, Beckett and Castle find themselves in a dangerous game of international crime and punishment, with Castle having to entertain a jovial Russian security officer who winds up more involved than anyone planned.

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At Close Range
1860 votes

#24 - At Close Range

Castle (2009) - Season 7 - Episode 18

Detective Kevin Ryan is on the security detail of a charismatic congressman attending a charity event when shots suddenly ring out. Driven to apprehend the killer, Ryan must revisit the events that led up to the shooting, with the help of Castle and Beckett.

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The Kindness of Strangers
101 votes

#25 - The Kindness of Strangers

Three Rivers - Season 1 - Episode 8

The wife of a billionaire suffers the consequences after a setback leaves her without a new liver and her husband resorts to buying one on the black market. Meanwhile, a friend from Andy's past resurfaces.

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