Best TV Episodes Ever

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1.
Friday Night Lights (2006 TV Series)
Episode: Pilot (2006)
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New head coach Eric Taylor finds his every move scrutinized as he takes over leadership of Texas's No. 1 high school football team. (44 mins.)
 
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Friday Night Lights (2006 TV Series)
Episode: The Son (2009)
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Just as the East Dillon Lions start to perform as a team, the town of Dillon is rocked with the news of the death of Matt's dad... (44 mins.)
 
3.
The Wire (2002 TV Series)
Episode: The Wire (2002)
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Avon takes care of Omar's man Brandon but Wallace, who saw Brandon in the arcade, isn't too comfortable when he sees what they've done to him... (59 mins.)
 
4.
The Wire (2002 TV Series)
Episode: Cleaning Up (2002)
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Stringer reorganizes everything after the raids: no telephones, no pagers and more importantly, no dope now that their main stash has been seized... (59 mins.)
 
5.
The Wire (2002 TV Series)
Episode: All Due Respect (2004)
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Omar continues his bold strikes on the heavily guarded Barksdale stash houses. McNulty launches his... (59 mins.)
 
6.
The Wire (2002 TV Series)
Episode: Middle Ground (2004)
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The wire begins to yield information about the Barksdale organization. Stringer and Avon reminisce on how far they have come... (59 mins.)
 
7.
The Wire (2002 TV Series)
Episode: Margin of Error (2006)
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With Election Day approaching, the three mayoral candidates make last-minute appeals. Carcetti wrangles... (59 mins.)
 
8.
The Wire (2002 TV Series)
Episode: That's Got His Own (2006)
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On the trail of missing bodies, Freamon turns to a higher authority after being rebuked by Landsman... (59 mins.)
 
9.
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.)
 
10.
Lost (2004 TV Series)
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Jack and the survivors wait for Charlie to turn off The Others' signal-jamming device, not knowing that he has been captured at the Looking Glass station. In addition, Sayid, Jin and Bernard are captured after The Others invade the camp. (44 mins.)
 
11.
Lost (2004 TV Series)
Episode: Flashes Before Your Eyes (2007)
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After Desmond saves Claire from drowning, Charlie and Hurley suspect that he can see the future. So they try to get him drunk to get some answers out of him. (44 mins.)
 
12.
Lost (2004 TV Series)
Episode: Live Together, Die Alone (2006)
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After discovering a sailboat just offshore containing former hatch oversee Desmond, Jack and Sayid come up with a plan to confront "The Others" and hopefully get Walt back. Meanwhile, Eko and Locke come to blows as Locke makes a potentially cataclysmic decision regarding the "button" and the hatch. (44 mins.)
 
13.
Lost (2004 TV Series)
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One of the castaways is chosen to descend into the mysterious hatch, and Shannon stumbles upon a shockingly familiar face in the jungle. (44 mins.)
 
14.
Lost (2004 TV Series)
Episode: Pilot: Part 1 (2004)
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Forty-eight survivors of an airline flight originating from Australia, bound for the U.S., which crash-lands onto an unknown island 1000 miles off course, struggle to figure out a way to survive while trying to find a way to be rescued. (44 mins.)
 
15.
Lost (2004 TV Series)
Episode: Walkabout (2004)
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When the survivors run out of food, Locke, Kate, and Michael go out hunting for boar. Michael gets injured, so he and Kate go back. But Locke stays out hunting, and ends up running into the creature living in the jungle. (44 mins.)
 
16.
Lost (2004 TV Series)
Episode: Exodus: Part 2 (2005)
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(Part II of II) The castaways on the raft are surprised at sea by something unexpected. Meanwhile, remaining islanders attempt to blow open the hatch, and a visitor to the encampment might be a threat to Claire's infant son. (44 mins.)
 
17.
The Sopranos (1999 TV Series)
Episode: Funhouse (2000)
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Tony gets sick from food poisoning and blames Artie's restaurant. Pussy, meanwhile, reaches the end of the line. (55 mins.)
 
18.
The Sopranos (1999 TV Series)
Episode: Pine Barrens (2001)
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While Silvio has the flu, Chris and Paulie run his collections for him, which results in the pair getting lost in the woods and nearly freezing to death. (55 mins.)
 
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The Sopranos (1999 TV Series)
Episode: Whoever Did This (2002)
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Ralph's callous behavior finally steps over the line, while Chris gets deeper into his heroin habit. (55 mins.)
 
20.
The Sopranos (1999 TV Series)
Episode: Long Term Parking (2004)
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Tony makes a request to Johnny Sack on behalf of his cousin, and Adriana makes a request to the FBI, followed by one to Chris. (55 mins.)
 
21.
The Sopranos (1999 TV Series)
Episode: Kennedy and Heidi (2007)
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Tony travels to Las Vegas. (55 mins.)
 
22.
The Sopranos (1999 TV Series)
Episode: The Blue Comet (2007)
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The Beginning of the End. Phil finally puts the hits on the Soprano clan and Tony puts a hit on Phil... (55 mins.)
 
23.
Six Feet Under (2001 TV Series)
Episode: I'm Sorry, I'm Lost (2003)
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A piece of "blue ice" broken off an airplane strikes Anahid Havanessian, whose husband goes to Fisher & Diaz for a funeral... (55 mins.)
 
24.
Six Feet Under (2001 TV Series)
Episode: Ecotone (2005)
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Lawrence Hall Matheson chooses the wrong moment to check his pulse while jogging in a California "ecotone" - a cougar mauls him... (55 mins.)
 
25.
Six Feet Under (2001 TV Series)
Episode: All Alone (2005)
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The family prepares for the worst funeral of their lives. Ruth makes things worse on David by taking... (55 mins.)
 
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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.)
 
27.
Mad Men (2007 TV Series)
Episode: Nixon vs. Kennedy (2007)
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Election night arrives and the staff of Sterling Cooper has a party while watching the returns. The... (47 mins.)
 
28.
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.)
 
29.
Mad Men (2007 TV Series)
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With another sale on the horizon, Sterling, Cooper, and Draper convince Lane Pryce to fire them and then join them as they start up a new advertising firm. At home, Betty follows through with her plans to divorce Don. (47 mins.)
 
30.
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.)
 
31.
The Office (2001 TV Series)
Episode: Motivation (2002)
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David's attempt at being cool includes sporting an earring. His session as a trainer arrives but his unique approach doesn't work very well... (30 mins.)
 
32.
The Office (2001 TV Series)
Episode: Judgement (2001)
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It's the day to announce the redundancies. Tim tells David he's leaving and is happy to do so. Dawn... (30 mins.)
 
33.
Modern Family (2009 TV Series)
Episode: Fizbo (2009)
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Cameron breaks out his favorite clown costume to make Luke's birthday party a hit. However, a series of accidents causes the party to break into chaos and leads to an unfortunate injury. (22 mins.)
 
34.
Modern Family (2009 TV Series)
Episode: My Funky Valentine (2010)
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Jay takes Gloria to see David Brenner. Mitchell and Cameron try to set Manny up on a date. Phil and Claire try to spice things up by going on a romantic getaway. (22 mins.)
 
35.
Modern Family (2009 TV Series)
Episode: Caught in the Act (2011)
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Phil and Claire's kids walk in on them having sex while delivering their anniversary present, Gloria tries to keep Claire from seeing an angry e-mail, and Mitchell and Cameron contemplate how to cover up a juice stain on a rug. (22 mins.)
 
36.
Friends (1994 TV Series)
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Sibling rivalry between Monica and Ross dominates Thanksgiving proceedings when the gang decide to play a game of football. (22 mins.)
 
37.
Friends (1994 TV Series)
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Joey finds himself constantly covering for Monica and Chandler. Ross becomes angry when someone at work eats his sandwich. Phoebe and Rachel attend a literature class. (22 mins.)
 
38.
Friends (1994 TV Series)
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When Phoebe finds out about Monica and Chandler, she and Rachel start messing with them and attempt to get them to confess their relationship. (22 mins.)
 
39.
Friends (1994 TV Series)
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Chandler continues to pretend to hate the idea of marriage, unaware Richard wants Monica back. Meanwhile, Rachel and Phoebe discuss their 'back-up' plans. (22 mins.)
 
40.
Friends (1994 TV Series)
Episode: The One with the Rumor (2001)
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Will, an old friend of Ross' is in town and Monica invited him for Thanksgiving dinner. Will used to... (22 mins.)
 
41.
Louie (2010 TV Series)
Episode: Duckling (2011)
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Louie leaves for Afghanistan to entertain the troops, but he doesn't know that one of his daughters left him a surprise in his suitcase. (22 mins.)
 
42.
Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000 TV Series)
Episode: Beloved Aunt (2000)
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When Cheryl's aunt dies, the family asks Larry to write the obituary. But when it gets printed in the newspaper, an unfortunate typo lands Larry in the hot seat. (28 mins.)
 
43.
Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000 TV Series)
Episode: Palestinian Chicken (2011)
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Larry plays "social assassin" to the hilt at a dinner party, on the golf course, and at a Palestinian restaurant with chicken to die for. (28 mins.)
 
44.
Parks and Recreation (2009 TV Series)
Episode: Hunting Trip (2009)
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Leslie tries to prove she can hang with the guys so she invites herself on Ron's annual hunting trip, but things don't go as planned. Meanwhile, April and Andy bond in the office while everyone is away. (22 mins.)
 
45.
Parks and Recreation (2009 TV Series)
Episode: Ron & Tammys (2011)
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Ron becomes a wimp after he and Tammy 1 get back together and Leslie tries to save him, Ben discovers that Tom's business is hemorrhaging money, and Anne has a frustrating experience shooting a diabetes PSA with Chris. (22 mins.)
 
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Arrested Development (2003 TV Series)
Episode: Beef Consomme (2004)
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Michael tells Gob about his flirtation with Marta. Meanwhile, George-Michael tries to determine whether he and Maeby are related by blood. (22 mins.)