The BEST episodes written by Karin Gist

Thirty Days to Famous
151 votes

#1 - Thirty Days to Famous

Star - Season 2 - Episode 18

Take 3’s future as a group is at risk; Noah’s substance abuse jeopardizes his relationships; Simone and Angel’s relationship is tested; Ayanna undergoes a major life change; Cassie and Carlotta’s sibling feud comes to a head.

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Kiss It Up to God
26 votes

#2 - Kiss It Up to God

Our Kind of People - Season 1 - Episode 12

Angela and Leah team up to discover the truth about what happened between Teddy and Eve in 1984.

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When the Levee Breaks
96 votes

#3 - When the Levee Breaks

Star - Season 3 - Episode 18

The ASAs finally arrive and Take 3 fights Amber Drake for the top spot. Alex prepares for her wedding, but someone from her past returns to wreak havoc on her big day. Meanwhile, Star finally makes a decision about Davis, Carlotta continues to mend things with Rashad and the season ends with a bang.

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1832 votes

#4 - Exodus

Revenge (2011) - Season 3 - Episode 10

The wedding of the century has finally arrived and Emily's master plan is poised to go off without a hitch until enemies unite, bringing new complications and leading to dire consequences.

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My Mother, Myself
44 votes

#5 - My Mother, Myself

Our Kind of People - Season 1 - Episode 2

As Angela tries to land a spot for Eve's Crown in the Franklin incubator program, she uncovers a devastating secret about her mother. Meanwhile, Leah attempts to unseat Teddy as the head of Franklin, Raymond is determined to get his company back and Chaos erupts for the Duponts at the Black Diamond Ball.

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Things a Mama Don't Know
414 votes

#6 - Things a Mama Don't Know

One Tree Hill - Season 6 - Episode 13

Peyton shares some startling news with Lucas, who discovers that Julian has been keeping another secret about the movie. While searching for runaway Sam, Brooke is forced to confront her lingering feelings over her attack. Nathan struggles with his new professional environment.

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1303 votes

#7 - Meteor

Revenge (2011) - Season 4 - Episode 4

Emily is shaken to her core by an unexpected revelation. Victoria sinks her claws deeper into David.

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102 votes

#8 - Zion

Star - Season 3 - Episode 9

Carlotta does what she can to make the Rhythm and Bells Festival a success. However, challenges arise when Star ends up in a legal bind, Alex makes a major career move, Simone is hiding a secret and Cassie gets out of jail seeking revenge. Meanwhile, Derek and Ruby volunteer at the shelter, where Ruby comes face-to-face with the man who attacked her. Then, tempers flare as Carlotta and Cassie's father, Calvin, shows up unexpectedly.

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Hopelessly Devoted to Two
12 votes

#9 - Hopelessly Devoted to Two

Girlfriends - Season 4 - Episode 5

Joan finds herself in a bind when she is forced to agree to a dinner with both Ellis and Brock. She does not know how to handle the situation, although she insists that she is going to stay with Ellis. Joan winds up sharing a passionate kiss with Brock. Ellis nearly catches them in the act, and her friends witness the whole scene from the laundry room. Joan finally confesses her actions on the night of the play to Ellis. He is initially furious, but later visits her and lets her off the hook. They admit that they cared about each other, but were never really in love. Joan dashes off to give Brock a call. Meanwhile, William tries to cut a deal with Maya to get her to actually do her job, but she continues to outwit him.

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The Winner Takes It All
278 votes

#10 - The Winner Takes It All

Star - Season 2 - Episode 1

The girls with Carlotta as their manager – continue to face roadblocks, despite their victory at Atlanta NextFest. While still dealing with the repercussions of Hunter's death, Star goes to great lengths to assure that the group gets a release date for their album. A frustrated Simone struggles with bullying and Alexandra moves in with Derek despite the hardships they've experienced. Meanwhile, Carlotta faces difficult decisions when it comes to managing the group, causing the STAR and EMPIRE worlds to collide as Jamal Lyon is sought for advice. Crossover episode with Empire Season 4, Episode 1.

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You Haven't Done Nothin'
2723 votes

#11 - You Haven't Done Nothin'

Grey's Anatomy - Season 13 - Episode 9

Believing he is going to jail tomorrow, Alex makes a big decision about his future. While the hospital is overrun with victims of a building collapse, Richard demands answers from Bailey about Eliza’s presence at Grey Sloan.

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It Is Not Light We Need, but Fire
28 votes

#12 - It Is Not Light We Need, but Fire

Our Kind of People - Season 1 - Episode 11

Teddy gives Angela an ultimatum; Raymond regains his confidence and makes an offer to Leah.

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Prologue and Aftermath
1526 votes

#13 - Prologue and Aftermath

House of Lies - Season 1 - Episode 10

Jeannie embarks on a gig to establish her own legend in the consulting world when she leads the Pod to her hometown on a mission to resurrect an ailing church; Marty enters into custody mediation with Monica but her powers of manipulation are in full force, threatening Marty's relationship with April.

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1109 votes

#14 - Clarity

Revenge (2011) - Season 4 - Episode 18

A sorrowful Emily tries to fix the unintentional damage she caused. Meanwhile, Victoria eagerly chases a new lead.

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1632 votes

#15 - Blood

Revenge (2011) - Season 3 - Episode 18

Investigations into Pascal lead Emily and Aiden to uncover some long buried family secrets, while Victoria pays a surprise visit to former ally Mason Treadwell as she gets ever closer to exposing Emily.

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1822 votes

#16 - Mercy

Revenge (2011) - Season 3 - Episode 4

When Emily's biggest takedown yet crashes and burns, she must rely on help from an unlikely source to investigate what went wrong. Meanwhile, to protect her own future, Victoria makes a bold move to secure her independence.

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1185 votes

#17 - Intel

Revenge (2011) - Season 4 - Episode 9

Emily and Victoria learn that information is the most dangerous weapon while Nolan offers up information of his own in order to salvage his reputation.

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1195 votes

#18 - Liability

House of Lies - Season 2 - Episode 9

Doug and Clyde give depositions in a wrongful-death suit filed against a telecommunications conglomerate, while a casino mogul impedes Marty's efforts to close a deal. Later, Monica unravels when Roscoe moves out.

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A Kiss to Build a Dream On
457 votes

#19 - A Kiss to Build a Dream On

One Tree Hill - Season 6 - Episode 21

Nathan and Haley both face their dreams as he questions his ambition to play in the NBA and she receives an offer from Nick Lachey. Meanwhile, Brooke learns something that could change Sam's life forever, Jamie attends his first school dance, and Lucas remembers an old road trip he had with Peyton.

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1831 votes

#20 - Mini-Mogul

House of Lies - Season 1 - Episode 4

With Jeremiah out of town, Marty is forced to bring his son Roscoe to his next job in San Francisco; hoping for some quality time with his dad, Roscoe ends up spending it all with the Pod when Marty is forced to babysit Alex Katsnelson, the teenage CEO of a security software company. Meanwhile, Jeannie reacts to her recent engagement by having a tryst with Kurt, a tortured musician she randomly meets in a coffee house.

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Spree To Be Free
8 votes

#21 - Spree To Be Free

Girlfriends - Season 8 - Episode 6

After still being convinced that Maya is not dealing with her loss, Joan decides to take Maya on a shopping spree to help her recover but surprisingly, Joan realizes that she is the one who needs therapy because of Aaron departure to Iraq. Meanwhile, Monica tells William that she is pregnant but his reaction is unlike she expected.

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Catastrophe and the Cure
2563 votes

#22 - Catastrophe and the Cure

Grey's Anatomy - Season 13 - Episode 2

Meredith considers her loyalties, as Alex deals with the repercussions of his actions. Newlyweds Amelia and Owen host a dinner party with unlikely guests, and Jackson proposes an arrangement to help April through her recovery.

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Weeks Go by Like Days
505 votes

#23 - Weeks Go by Like Days

One Tree Hill - Season 7 - Episode 13

The Scott family joins Haley on the last leg of her tour, while Brook and Julian reconnect after their 6-week break. Clay and Quinn try to figure out how to move forward after his public declaration of love, and a post-rehab Alex tries to make amends with herself and the people she's let down.

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390 votes

#24 - Assassin

Undercovers - Season 1 - Episode 7

Samantha puts her own life in danger when she becomes too emotionally invested in a mission in Peru; Lizzy caters a party for one of Samantha's friends.

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I Wear the Face
1828 votes

#25 - I Wear the Face

Grey's Anatomy - Season 12 - Episode 17

Meredith goes on an ambulance ride with Owen and Nathan to pick up a heart for a transplant patient. Musician & MS patient Kyle Diaz is admitted to Grey Sloan Memorial with a tremor in his hand, and the residents apply for the Preminger Grant. Meanwhile, Catherine continues to insert herself into Jackson and April's business against Richard's wishes.

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The Me Nobody Knows
1498 votes

#26 - The Me Nobody Knows

Grey's Anatomy - Season 12 - Episode 6

Grey Sloan Memorial not only welcomes a new transfer resident, but also a patient who's the topic of converstation after accidentally sending his sex tape to his entire congregation. Meanwhile, Richard wrestles with how to progress his relationship with Maggie when an old friend visits the hospital, and April brings in a case of a young boy from the Middle-East.

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Sincerity is an Easy Disguise in This Business
1340 votes

#27 - Sincerity is an Easy Disguise in This Business

House of Lies - Season 2 - Episode 5

Marty's militant younger brother pays a surprise visit, while Doug and Jeannie work an assignment for an online-dating company. Later, Marty hits it off with a fellow consultant.

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Now You Lift Your Eyes to the Sun
546 votes

#28 - Now You Lift Your Eyes to the Sun

One Tree Hill - Season 7 - Episode 9

Haley returns to the stage and Brooke receives life-changing news. Meanwhile, Dan Scott returns to Tree Hill much to the chagrin of Nathan, who is about to sign a new NBA contract with the help of his agent Clay.

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65 votes

#29 - Reparations

Our Kind of People - Season 1 - Episode 1

A strong-willed, single mom sets out to reclaim her family's name and make an impact with her revolutionary haircare line that highlights the innate, natural beauty of Black women. But she soon discovers a dark secret about her own mother's past that will turn her world upside-down and shake up this community forever. Single mother Angela Vaughn arrives in the Martha's Vineyard enclave with her teenage daughter and aunt and immediately is thrown into a world of wealth and glamour, as well as the crosshairs of the powerful Franklin and Dupont families

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Childs in Charge
12 votes

#30 - Childs in Charge

Girlfriends - Season 2 - Episode 17

Toni plans to open her own real estate office, but Joan's efforts to encourage her to be practical wind up putting a damper on her enthusiasm. Toni accuses Joan of failing to support her dreams, although Joan insists that she just doesn't want her friend to get hurt. Meanwhile, Swedelson, disappointed by William's recent performance at work, encourages him to remedy what ails him by going on a ""booty call.""

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Love, Peace and Hair Grease
12 votes

#31 - Love, Peace and Hair Grease

Girlfriends - Season 4 - Episode 17

Joan grows increasingly bored with her job. William notes that she doesn't hold the passion for the law that is required to truly succeed in their profession. She feels rejuvenated as she helps re-decorate Lynn's apartment. As Lynn returns some items she ""borrowed"" from her friends, Joan is furious to discover that Lynn forgot to send in Joan's application to the Fashion Institute many years ago. Joan had believed that she had been rejected, and had decided to go to law school because she didn't think she could make it as a designer. She lashes out at Lynn and blames her for changing the course of her life. Joan confides in Sharon about her dissatisfaction at work, and Sharon quickly takes her gripes to Swedelson. Joan assumes that she is about to be fired and tries desperately to get her job back. Much to her surprise, she receives a promotion. However, she realizes that her new success hasn't changed her feelings about her job, and decides to quit. Meanwhile, Maya receives

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Blinded by the Lights
10 votes

#32 - Blinded by the Lights

Girlfriends - Season 3 - Episode 7

Joan is excited when Ellis invites her to the premiere of his new movie, but he refuses to let her walk the red carpet with him (or sit with him at the film) because he wants to preserve his ""bachelor"" image. Ellis tries to make it up to her by doing a magazine interview with her. Meanwhile, Toni grows tired of client Laila Ali, who would rather hang out than do any house-hunting.

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Runaway Bridesmaid
8 votes

#33 - Runaway Bridesmaid

Girlfriends - Season 3 - Episode 18

Joan becomes jealous over Toni's engagement, and takes out all her frustration on Ellis, whom she begins blaming for all of her problems. She also resumes training for the Los Angeles Marathon just weeks before the event in an attempt to take her mind off Toni. Intimidated by Toni's expensive registry, William, Lynn and Maya pool their resources to come up with a wedding gift.

Maybe Baby
10 votes

#34 - Maybe Baby

Girlfriends - Season 5 - Episode 5

Toni repeatedly tries to seduce Todd when he returns to L.A. for her three-month check-up. He instead tells her that he has consulted a lawyer and wants a divorce. Joan suggests that she re-consider her priorities and face the fact that she may be a single mother. Toni instead begins to question whether she wants to have the baby at all. Meanwhile, Joan learns that William is seeing more than one woman and does her best to try to sabotage the situation. William accuses her of jealousy.

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All in a Panic
10 votes

#35 - All in a Panic

Girlfriends - Season 5 - Episode 13

Toni reluctantly signs her divorce papers, and accepts a date from a persistent ex-flame after he kisses her. Maya, certain that Toni isn't over Todd, asks Todd to intervene in the hopes that they can give their marriage another try. Meanwhile, Joan hires a chef who turns out to be an ex-girlfriend of William's. Joan is upset until William tells her that the sex wasn't that good. William is forced to reveal that Lynn was the best sex he ever had--but Lynn doesn't feel the same.