The 20 best TV episodes from 1980 to now.

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1.
Friends (1994 TV Series)
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Ross wants to introduce Ben to Hanukah. In order to entice Rachel to move back into their refurbished apartment, Pheobe must drive a wedge between Rachel and current roomie Joey. (22 mins.)
 
2.
The Sopranos (1999 TV Series)
Episode: Made in America (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
Tony and his family has to stay in hiding until Phil Leotardo is dealt with. His family don't like the lifestyle they have been forced to adopt. AJ and Meadow move onto the next step in their lives. Tony confronts Junior one last time. (55 mins.)
 
3.
Seinfeld (1989 TV Series)
Episode: The Contest (1992)
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George's mother throws her back out when she falls down after catching George performing a personal act; the gang partakes in a contest of self-denial. (22 mins.)
 
4.
Six Feet Under (2001 TV Series)
Episode: Everyone's Waiting (2005)
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Nate and Brenda's daughter Willa is born, but 2 months early and at only 2 lb. 4 oz., requiring a prolonged hospital stay... (55 mins.)
 
5.
ER (1994 TV Series)
Episode: Love's Labor Lost (1995)
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Dr. Benton has to deal with the aftermath of his mother's fall and crosses the line with the surgical... (44 mins.)
 
6.
Arrested Development (2003 TV Series)
Episode: Development Arrested (2006)
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After returning home from Iraq, George Sr. is finally cleared of all charges, and Michael is relieved... (22 mins.)
 
7.
The Comeback (2005 TV Series)
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Valerie goes on Leno to slam "The Comeback" and quit on air. (30 mins.)
 
8.
Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000 TV Series)
Episode: The Larry David Sandwich (2005)
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Larry is changed by a near-death experience, a revelation about his father, and a sandwich named after him. (28 mins.)
 
9.
Ellen (1994 TV Series)
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After a discussion with her therapist, Ellen decides to tell the truth about her true repressed sexual... (30 mins.)
 
10.
Ellen (1994 TV Series)
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Ellen senses a kindred spirit in herself when she meets an openly gay woman, named Susan, through Richard... (30 mins.)
 
11.
The West Wing (1999 TV Series)
Episode: Tomorrow (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
Santos and his staff prepare for the inauguration as Bartlet and his team look back on their years in the White House. Series Finale. (44 mins.)
 
12.
The Sopranos (1999 TV Series)
Episode: College (1999)
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While visiting colleges with Meadow, Tony spots a snitch. Carmela, meanwhile, discovers something about Dr. Melfi. (55 mins.)
 
13.
30 Rock (2006 TV Series)
Episode: Cooter (2008)
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Liz has a positive pregnancy test, and thinks that Dennis is the father. Meanwhile, Jack regrets taking the Homeland Security position, Tracy finishes his pornographic video game, and Kenneth tries to get a job at The Olympics. (22 mins.)
 
14.
The Office (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Niagara: Part 1 (2009)
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The Office travels to Niagara Falls to celebrate Jim and Pam's wedding under strict orders not to mention Pam's pregnancy. Michael, Dwight, and Andy all want to hook up with guests at the wedding and Michael and Dwight meet twins. (22 mins.)
 
15.
Mad Men (2007 TV Series)
Episode: The Suitcase (2010)
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Don deliberately delays returning an important call from California, because he knows it's bad news about Anna. Instead, he keeps himself occupied by forcing Peggy to miss her birthday dinner to pull an all-nighter with him for a client. (47 mins.)
 
16.
Lost (2004 TV Series)
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John Locke, now alive again and back on the island after the second plane crash, flashes back to his return to civilization, where he is brought in by Charles Widmore and asked to convince the Oceanic 6 to return to the island. (44 mins.)
 
17.
Friends (1994 TV Series)
Episode: The One with the Embryos (1998)
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Phoebe's uterus is examined for implantation of the embryos. Meanwhile, a seemingly harmless game between Chandler and Joey and Monica and Rachel escalates into a full-blown contest. (22 mins.)
 
18.
Community (2009 TV Series)
Episode: Modern Warfare (2010)
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Greendale Community College is transformed into an apocalyptic war zone when the dean promises the winner of a paintball competition priority registration, and it could fan the flames of sexual tension between Jeff and Britta. (22 mins.)
 
19.
Scrubs (2001 TV Series)
Episode: My Musical (2007)
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A patient hears singing from everyone, turning Sacred Heart into a musical extravaganza. Meanwhile, Elliot determines whether or not J.D. should move in with her, and Carla determines whether or not to go back to work. (22 mins.)
 
20.
Frasier (1993 TV Series)
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Frasier, Niles, Daphne, Martin, and Roz move on to new chapters in their lives. (22 mins.)