Best TV Episodes of 2008

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1.
ER (1994 TV Series)
Episode: The Book of Abby (2008)
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When a gunshot wound victim arrives, the new chief and Abby butt heads on how to treat the patient. Abby comes to Sam's defense when she goes before a nurses disciplinary board. (44 mins.)
 
2.
Battlestar Galactica (2004 TV Series)
Episode: Revelations (2008)
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D'Anna demands that the four Cylons in the fleet be sent to the basestar. Only Tory goes, while the remaining three are suddenly drawn to Kara's Viper by the music. The route to Earth is finally found. (44 mins.)
 
3.
Lost (2004 TV Series)
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Ben tries to escape Keamy's custody so that he and Locke can follow through with Jacob's request to move the island. Michael tries to neutralize the explosives on the boat, while the "Oceanic 6" move closer to rescue. (44 mins.)
 
4.
30 Rock (2006 TV Series)
Episode: Believe in the Stars (2008)
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Liz sits next to Oprah on her flight from Chicago to New York, Tracy and Jenna conduct a "social experiment" to settle a dispute, and Kenneth is disillusioned when he learns that some Olympic events were actually staged. (22 mins.)
 
5.
Breaking Bad (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Cancer Man (2008)
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Walt tells the rest of his family about his cancer. Jesse tries to make amends with his own parents. (49 mins.)
 
6.
Lost (2004 TV Series)
Episode: The Constant (2008)
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During the helicopter ride to the ship, Desmond's consciousness begins jumping back and forth between present day 2004 and 1996. He is forced to find Daniel Faraday in 1996 in order to get answers and stop the jumps. (44 mins.)
 
7.
Battlestar Galactica (2004 TV Series)
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A shaky alliance between the Colonial Fleet and Cylon rebels is put to the test when the two groups combine efforts to take out a Cylon "Resurrection Hub". Meanwhile, Athena loses control when Hera becomes unnaturally drawn to Natalie. (44 mins.)
 
8.
ER (1994 TV Series)
Episode: Heal Thyself (2008)
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Trying to rescue a three-year-old girl from drowning in a nearby lake, Banfield is reminded of her own experience at County with Dr. Greene (ANTHONY EDWARDS) caring for her son. (44 mins.)
 
9.
Breaking Bad (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Pilot (2008)
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Diagnosed with terminal lung cancer, chemistry teacher Walter White teams up with his former student, Jesse Pinkman, to cook and sell crystal meth. (49 mins.)
 
10.
Supernatural (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Lazarus Rising (2008)
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Sam tries to move on without his brother and becomes hardened and more reckless in the way he hunts. Bobby and his psychic friend Pamela try to contact the other side to find out more about Dean's ultimate fate. (44 mins.)
 
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Lost (2004 TV Series)
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The team from the ship attacks Locke's camp looking for Ben, with Alex as a hostage. Meanwhile, the doctor from the ship washes up on shore at Jack's camp, and Daniel Faraday provides some distressing news to Jack. (44 mins.)
 
12.
Mad Men (2007 TV Series)
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Under the backdrop of the Cuban Missile Crisis, Don returns to New York just as Betty finds out that she is pregnant. Meanwhile, everybody at Sterling Cooper contemplates their futures as news of the merger slowly leaks out. (47 mins.)
 
13.
Friday Night Lights (2006 TV Series)
Episode: Hello, Goodbye (2008)
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Coach Taylor asks himself whether he should shake things up when it comes to his quarterback controversy... (44 mins.)
 
14.
Fringe (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Safe (2008)
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After a series of mysterious bank robberies, a suspect is found embedded into a wall, causing Walter to realize that they have not only found a way to literally walk through walls, but are looking for something he's made in the past. (46 mins.)
 
15.
ER (1994 TV Series)
Episode: Life After Death (2008)
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The ER staff deals with the aftermath of the explosion including a severely injured doctor. (44 mins.)
 
16.
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Who Pooped the Bed? (2008)
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Frank and Charlie find someone has pooped in their bed, leading Mac and Dennis to join them as they attempt to find the culprit. (22 mins.)
 
17.
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (2008 TV Series)
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Cromartie kidnaps Sarah and races to Mexico to find John. When Derek, Cameron and Ellison discover what has happened, they come to their defense--which leads to one final, deadly confrontation with Cromartie. (60 mins.)
 
18.
Brothers & Sisters (2006 TV Series)
Episode: Prior Commitments (2008)
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Kevin and Scotty plan a quick and simple wedding, but Nora does her bit to make it special. Kevin visits Scotty's parents to convince them to attend. When the news spreads that Rebecca is not a Walker, Sarah starts digging into the past. (60 mins.)
 
19.
Friday Night Lights (2006 TV Series)
Episode: Leave No One Behind (2008)
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The hardships in Saracen's life begin to get to him, and he and Riggins, who is still pining away for Lyla... (44 mins.)
 
20.
Lost (2004 TV Series)
Episode: The Beginning of the End (2008)
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Charlie's dying message casts doubt on the intentions of the people that Jack believes to be their rescuers. A power struggle ensues between Jack, who wants to leave the island, and Locke, who thinks that they're supposed to stay. (44 mins.)
 
21.
ER (1994 TV Series)
Episode: Age of Innocence (2008)
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A woman who broke her leg while trying to escape a house fire is brought in with her husband. The husband... (44 mins.)
 
22.
Pushing Daisies (2007 TV Series)
Episode: Comfort Food (2008)
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Chuck doesn't tell Ned that she kept her father alive after Ned brought him back, and Dwight Dixon dies because of it. Meanwhile, Ned and Olive are left to solve the murder of one of the contestants at a bake-off. (44 mins.)
 
23.
Supernatural (2005 TV Series)
Episode: In the Beginning (2008)
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Castiel sends Dean back in time to 1973 where he encounters younger versions of his parents and for the first time meets his grandfather Samuel Campbell who holds a secret that sheds a light on the Winchester Family's connection to the hunter community. (44 mins.)
 
24.
30 Rock (2006 TV Series)
Episode: Christmas Special (2008)
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Liz has to spend Christmas without her family for the first time in her life. As compensation she participates... (22 mins.)
 
25.
Breaking Bad (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Cat's in the Bag... (2008)
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After their first drug deal goes terribly wrong, Walt and Jesse are forced to deal with a corpse and a prisoner. Meanwhile, Skyler grows suspicious of Walt's activities. (49 mins.)
 
26.
Battlestar Galactica (2004 TV Series)
Episode: Six of One (2008)
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Starbuck (Katee Sackhoff) and Laura Roslin (Mary McDonnell) face off with a gun between them, Lee Adama (Jamie Bamber) says goodbye to the Galactica, violent conflict breaks out between the seven models aboard Cylon Basestar, and Gaius Baltar (James Callis) is directly pulled into the "Final Five" situation. (44 mins.)
 
27.
Lost (2004 TV Series)
Episode: The Economist (2008)
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Sayid negotiates a deal with Locke to hand over Charlotte from the "rescue team," so that he can get on their helicopter and reach their ship. Kate joins Sayid for the mission, but she decides to stay behind with Sawyer. (44 mins.)
 
28.
Friday Night Lights (2006 TV Series)
Episode: New York, New York (2008)
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Tami considers new living surroundings, while Eric considers a temporary replacement for Mac, who collapses on the field during practice... (44 mins.)
 
29.
30 Rock (2006 TV Series)
Episode: Subway Hero (2008)
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Jack asks Liz to get her ex-boyfriend Dennis for the show after he becomes a hero for saving someone at a subway station, and tries to get Tracy to become an African-American spokesman for the Republican party. (22 mins.)
 
30.
Fringe (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Pilot (2008)
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After a plane from Hamburg returns with no survivors, FBI agent Olivia Dunham goes after the only person that might shed some light on the incident - a scientist that has been in a mental hospital for the last 17 years. (46 mins.)
 
31.
How I Met Your Mother (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Intervention (2008)
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Ted, Robin, Marshall, and Lily all begin getting cold feet because of their imminent life changes, and Barney tries to prove that he can pick up a woman while posing as an 80-year-old man. (22 mins.)
 
32.
Breaking Bad (2008 TV Series)
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Walt and Jesse try to up their game by making more of the crystal every week for Tuco. Unfortunately, some of the ingredients they need are not easy to find. Meanwhile, Skyler realizes that her sister is a shoplifter. (49 mins.)
 
33.
Mad Men (2007 TV Series)
Episode: Flight 1 (2008)
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A plane crash causes the firm to go after the account for the airline involved and drop the smaller airline they have an account with. Peggy pays a visit to her mother and sister, who are now guardians of a child. (47 mins.)
 
34.
True Blood (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Strange Love (2008)
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In a society where humans and vampires co-exist, set in the small town of Bon Temps, Louisiana, Sookie... (55 mins.)
 
35.
Supernatural (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Yellow Fever (2008)
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Sam and Dean discover a Colorado small town's darkest secret as a wave of people fall prey to a "ghost sickness" that induces fear... (44 mins.)
 
36.
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005 TV Series)
Episode: The Nightman Cometh (2008)
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Charlie stages a rock opera based on his song "Nightman," and recruits the rest of the gang to help him with it. (22 mins.)
 
37.
The Office (2005 TV Series)
Episode: The Surplus (2008)
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Michael has to spend the office surplus by they end of the day, but he can't decide between a copier or new chairs. Dwight plays a dirty trick on Angela as they prepare for Andy and Angela's wedding on the beet farm. (22 mins.)
 
38.
Brothers & Sisters (2006 TV Series)
Episode: The Feast of Epiphany (2008)
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Revelations about Robert's actions in combat hit his campaign hard, but Isaac comes up with a plan. Nora invites her children to dinner along with Isaac, who she has feelings for. Rebecca meets David, Holly's lover returned from the past. (60 mins.)
 
39.
Pushing Daisies (2007 TV Series)
Episode: Bad Habits (2008)
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Ned, Chuck, and Emerson go to Olive's nunnery to solve a murder. However, Olive is nervous that she will reveal to Chuck the secret identity of her real mother. (44 mins.)
 
40.
Miss Guided (2008 TV Series)
Episode: The List (2008)
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Becky is troubled by a blog focusing on gossip about the school, particularly when she finds herself ranked far behind Lisa Germain on the blog's list of "most doable teachers."