The BEST episodes written by John Zinman

676 votes

#1 - State

Friday Night Lights - Season 1 - Episode 22

The rumors about Coach Taylor leaving the team at the end of the season get a boost when an inside source decides to speak up. Meanwhile, the Panthers are preparing themselves for the state championship.

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67 votes

#2 - Antarctica

Veritas: The Quest - Season 1 - Episode 2

Danger in Antarctica awaits the team, forced to crash-land a plane during a fierce storm and brave unforgiving elements in a search for an ancient, mysterious source of energy.

Black Eyes & Broken Hearts
667 votes

#3 - Black Eyes & Broken Hearts

Friday Night Lights - Season 1 - Episode 16

Due to racial comments from Coach Mac, the black players on the team refuse to play unless he is sacked.Julie is sucked deeper into the vortex as her friendship with Tyra develops. Matt tries to win Julie back.

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The Right Hand of the Father
711 votes

#4 - The Right Hand of the Father

Friday Night Lights - Season 5 - Episode 3

Someone from Vince's past resurfaces. Julie connects with a faculty member. Eric tries to instill discipline in the team. Buddy is troubled after learning something about his son.

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Bathhouse & Hinky Dink
638 votes

#5 - Bathhouse & Hinky Dink

The Chicago Code - Season 1 - Episode 10

While Teresa and Jarek set the stage for their case against Alderman Gibbons, their effort to clean up Chicago takes an unexpected turn when a deadlocked jury acquits a corrupt city official. Suspicious, the two mount an investigation, only to discover that jury tampering is just the tip of the iceberg.

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The Boy with the Bucket
1280 votes

#6 - The Boy with the Bucket

The Finder - Season 1 - Episode 13

When Langston, Walter's older brother comes to town, he asks Walter to go see their dying father whose last wish is for Walter to find his first love... Walter and Langston's mother. Additionally, a stolen painting he had previously found for a museum turns out to be fake, so now Walter must either find the original or return his finder's fee. Meanwhile, Willa struggles with her upcoming marriage to Timo, which is now only one week away.

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Mako Tanida
5787 votes

#7 - Mako Tanida

The Blacklist - Season 1 - Episode 16

As a Yakuza crime lord seeks deadly revenge on Ressler Tom and Jolene face off.

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Jumping the Gun
615 votes

#8 - Jumping the Gun

Friday Night Lights - Season 2 - Episode 11

Brian "Smash" Williams takes heat from the major colleges that want a verbal commitment to their program. Meanwhile tension is still high between Coach Taylor and Tim Riggins regarding the situation with Julie. Tim doesn't know where to turn. And all eyes are on Coach Taylor as he prepares the Panthers to play Laribee High School in the season's biggest game.

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The Stewmaker
7099 votes

#9 - The Stewmaker

The Blacklist - Season 1 - Episode 4

When Liz's key witness disappears, Red suspects a killer who literally stews his victims, making them disappear forever...

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The Conversation
1364 votes

#10 - The Conversation

The Finder - Season 1 - Episode 10

When a family employs Walter to find their missing father and husband, the only help they can offer is a partial voicemail recording of his last message to them. Also, Leo’s memories of his deceased wife and daughter bring new meaning to the case and the family they’re trying to reunite.

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Let's Get It On
642 votes

#11 - Let's Get It On

Friday Night Lights - Season 2 - Episode 5

Coach Taylor returns to Dillon, but it is not an easy homecoming; the team must deal with conflict between Saracen and Smash; Riggins turns to Lyla for help in changing Street's mind about surgery.

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The Pointy End of the Spear
1872 votes

#12 - The Pointy End of the Spear

Last Resort - Season 1 - Episode 12

Kylie works with Admiral Shepard to bring down the President, using evidence of what really happened in Pakistan. This affords Marcus the opportunity to surrender the Colorado, if all goes according to plan. Meanwhile, Speaker of the House Conrad Buell, meets with a small group of Washington heavyweights to discuss the unthinkable when Kylie’s video information helps persuade him to participate in a risky and treasonous maneuver.

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Git 'Er Done
845 votes

#13 - Git 'Er Done

Friday Night Lights - Season 1 - Episode 5

The big game against the Tigers drawing closer, Coach Taylor must decide between Matt and the self-assured recruit Ray "Voodoo" Tatum for the starting quarterback. The feelings between Tim and Lyla grow stronger. Jason's newly-found motivation strives him to begin the rehab.

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2912 votes

#14 - Voluntold

Last Resort - Season 1 - Episode 4

Even as Marcus and Sam learn that they have been charged with treason against the United States, a greater threat within their own crew is brewing. Meanwhile, an old friend of Sam's, Paul Wells, pays Christine a visit and tries to ease her fears about her husband.

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In the Skin of a Lion
642 votes

#15 - In the Skin of a Lion

Friday Night Lights - Season 4 - Episode 3

Coach betrays Tami's trust over a financial decision. tensions between Vince and Luke threaten the team's chances on the field. Tim helps Coach condition his players. Julie doesn't want to go to church.

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The Lights in Carroll Park
488 votes

#16 - The Lights in Carroll Park

Friday Night Lights - Season 4 - Episode 9

Coach talks tough to shady characters when trying to clean up a park ridden with drugs and gang violence. Becky discovers she's pregnant. Jess's relationship with Landry is heating up. Julie makes a new friend.

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A Hard Rain's Gonna Fall
663 votes

#17 - A Hard Rain's Gonna Fall

Friday Night Lights - Season 3 - Episode 11

Tyra is desperate and once again turns to Landry. Coach and Tami learn of a change that could dismantle the Panthers team. Tim sees another side of Lyla. Matt flips out when Grandma suffers an accident. Tensions escalate between JD and Joe.

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The Heavens Will Rise
2230 votes

#18 - The Heavens Will Rise

Caprica - Season 1 - Episode 16

As the "Avenging Angels" change code inside New Cap City, Daniel is able to track them down, but an early snafu in trying to reach out to Zoe leave the Graystones to enter the game only under its strict rules. With only one chance, Daniel asks help from Sam who has no interest in disturbing his brother's peace of mind.

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How the Other Half Lives
657 votes

#19 - How the Other Half Lives

Friday Night Lights - Season 3 - Episode 3

Coach worries and fears for his job as Tami befriends Katie McCoy. The pressure is on Matt as everyone's hopes turn to the new quarterback. Matt's friendly with Julie. Billy drags Tim into a risky scheme to get them out of debt. Lyla cautions Tim.

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Hog Butcher
953 votes

#20 - Hog Butcher

The Chicago Code - Season 1 - Episode 2

Following the shocking events related to a fallen officer, Teresa and Jarek vow to bring whoever is responsible to justice. In the meantime, Alderman Gibbons pays a visit to the victim’s family to offer his condolences and plant a few seeds of betrayal, implicating members of the Chicago Police Department. As every officer in the city hits the streets to avenge this cop killer, Jarek and Caleb follow up on some of Liam’s leads, while Vonda and Isaac are promoted to the organized-crime task force.

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Know Thy Enemy
2650 votes

#21 - Know Thy Enemy

Caprica - Season 1 - Episode 6

Tomas Vergis confronts Daniel over the theft of the meta-cognitive processor and the two workers who were murdered in the robbery. However, his means of revenge aren't quite what Daniel expects.

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586 votes

#22 - Tell

The Player (2015) - Season 1 - Episode 9

Alex receives a major clue about Ginny's disappearance and teams up with Cassandra to make sure that his next assignment might actually lead him to his ex-wife. Knowing that Mr. Johnson can't be trusted, they know that they have a limited time before he might sabotage this mission. Meanwhile agents Cal Brown and Rose Nolan make a major breakthrough and are able to identify someone who works for the house.

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2681 votes

#23 - Retribution

Caprica - Season 1 - Episode 11

Daniel's deal with the Ha'la'tha leads to some unpalatable choices.

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Knight to King's Pawn
722 votes

#24 - Knight to King's Pawn

Knight Rider (2008) - Season 1 - Episode 12

Sarah is not coping well with her father's death and decides to leave town. Concerned, Mike goes looking for her and in return gets the answers he has been searching for about his past. Meanwhile, the NSA has decided to dismantle the SSC now that Dr. Graiman is dead and they can then move forward with KITT's nemesis KARR. With Torres' permission they take out KITT's chip that contains his personality and memories and place it in KARR. Upset by what has happened, Mike, Sarah, Billy and Zoe devise a plan to find where KITT has been taken and get him up and running and destroy the evil KARR once and for all.

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Knight of the Hunter
744 votes

#25 - Knight of the Hunter

Knight Rider (2008) - Season 1 - Episode 5

Mike goes undercover as an AWOL Marine in order to find a rogue military officer. A beautiful undercover agent pairs up with Mike to help him solve the crime. Back at the SSC, Billy undergoes training with the help of Zoe.

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71 votes

#26 - Reunion

Veritas: The Quest - Season 1 - Episode 1

In the premiere episode, ""Reunion,"" When Nikko Zond, a hyper-intelligent but rebellious teenager still mourning the death of his renowned archeologist mother, is kicked out of yet another boarding school, he is delivered to his estranged archaeologist father, Solomon. But on the way home, when the two narrowly escape pursuit by armed men, Nikko realizes his father's career as a university professor is just a cover. Solomon is really head of the Veritas (Latin for ""truth"") Foundation, whose agenda is to seek the truth behind the mysteries of history and civilization and to protect its secrets at all costs. Soon, and against his father's better judgment, Nikko enters the high tech, classified world of Veritas and begins a journey that will lead to the unlocking of universal mysteries and, hopefully, bring him and his emotionally estranged father back together. Nikko and the Veritas jet to Paris, where Solomon is hot on the trail of a fabled vessel that contains a key to the puzzle of how

66 votes

#27 - Skulls

Veritas: The Quest - Season 1 - Episode 3

Solomon teams up with Bella Nicholson, a femme fatale tomb raider/scientist, to find an ancient crystal skull once owned by Hitler that can transform molecular science.But when Solomon discovers that Bella is involved with a secret neo-Nazi group with plans to raise the Fourth Reich and is out to double cross him, the Veritas team must stay one step ahead to stop the coming of the end of days. Meanwhile, Nikko is stalked by an odd clairvoyant who claims to know the Truth.