Best episodes of 2012

My follow-up to my 2011 list. It's an evergrowing list so don't expect too many titles at once.
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1.
Breaking Bad (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Gliding Over All (2012)
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Walt expands his business overseas, and the money is pouring in. (49 mins.)
“ "To W.W. My star, my perfect silence." ” - ticatssuck
 
2.
Spartacus: War of the Damned (2010 TV Series)
Episode: Wrath of the Gods (2012)
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Spartacus and a few surviving people are trapped on top of the Vesuvius volcano. Glaber and Ashur guard the entrance. (55 mins.)
“ “You are but a vessel carrying a gift from the gods to the House of Batiatus. Now, then… let us see it unwrapped.” ” - ticatssuck
 
3.
Mad Men (2007 TV Series)
Episode: The Other Woman (2012)
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Peter asks Joan to make an unspeakable sacrifice to help secure the Jaguar account, Peggy prepares to make a drastic move in response to Don's treatment, and Megan's acting career begins to create tension with her and Don. (47 mins.)
“ "Jaguar. At last something beautiful you can truly own." ” - ticatssuck
 
4.
Doctor Who (2005 TV Series)
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The Doctor takes Amy and Rory to New York, where the Weeping Angels are waiting for them. River Song returns. (45 mins.)
 
5.
Justified (2010 TV Series)
Episode: Slaughterhouse (2012)
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While Quarles winds up on the run from the marshals after killing a state trooper, Limehouse uses an inside source to get Boyd in trouble with the law. (44 mins.)
 
6.
Archer (2009 TV Series)
Episode: The Limited (2012)
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The Isis crew is ordered to transport a dangerous terrorist across the border to Canada. A drunken Archer... (22 mins.)
“ "I'm looking for a terrorist and an ocelot!" ” - ticatssuck
 
7.
Wilfred (2011 TV Series)
Episode: Truth (2012)
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Wilfred's nemesis returns with an offer that rocks Ryan's world. (22 mins.)
“ "That's the problem with this particular game. Even when you win, you lose." ” - ticatssuck
 
8.
Breaking Bad (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Dead Freight (2012)
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The boys plan on robbing a train that has an entire car of methylamine. (49 mins.)
“ "I'm not your wife, I'm your hostage." ” - ticatssuck
 
9.
Breaking Bad (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Say My Name (2012)
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Mike and Jesse are out. Now Walt has to handle things on his own. Hank finally finds a rat in Mike's gang. (49 mins.)
“ "Shut the fu** up. Let me die in peace." ” - ticatssuck
 
10.
Breaking Bad (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Live Free or Die (2012)
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Now that Gus is dead, Walt, Jesse, and Mike work to cover their tracks. Skyler panics when Ted Beneke wakes up. (49 mins.)
“ "We're done when I say we're done." ” - ticatssuck
 
11.
Sherlock (2010 TV Series)
Episode: The Reichenbach Fall (2012)
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Jim Moriarty hatches a mad scheme to turn the whole city against Sherlock. (88 mins.)
“ "No such thing as secrecy. I OWN secrecy. Nuclear codes? I could blow up NATO in alphabetical order. In a world of locked rooms, the man with the key is king. And honey, you should see me in a crown." ” - ticatssuck
 
12.
Boardwalk Empire (2010 TV Series)
Episode: Margate Sands (2012)
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After promising Rothstein Mellon's distillery, Masseria is persuaded to withdraw his support for Gyp, and Margaret finds an abortionist in Brooklyn. (55 mins.)
“ "Have you lost control of the city?" ” - ticatssuck
 
13.
Game of Thrones (2011 TV Series)
Episode: Blackwater (2012)
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Stannis Baratheon's fleet and army arrive at King's Landing and the battle for the city begins. Cersei plans for her and her children's future. (56 mins.)
“ "Gods don't have mercy, that's why they're Gods." ” - ticatssuck
 
14.
Dexter (2006 TV Series)
Episode: Are You...? (2012)
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Debra confronts Dexter about his true identity. (53 mins.)
“ ""Give up Deb. Give up and just leave this alone." ” - ticatssuck
 
15.
Game of Thrones (2011 TV Series)
Episode: Valar Morghulis (2012)
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Joffrey puts Sansa aside for Margaery Tyrell. Robb marries Talisa Maegyr. Jon prepares to meet Mance Rayder. Arya says farewell to Jaqen H'ghar. Daenerys tries to rescue her dragons. (56 mins.)
“ "You hear that? That’s the mating call of the northmen. They want to fu** us! Well I haven’t had a good fu** in weeks, I’m ready for one." ” - ticatssuck
 
16.
Suits (2011 TV Series)
Episode: Sucker Punch (2012)
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As the fallout continues to reverberate from the pending lawsuit against Pearson Hardman, Harvey turns to a former colleague... (44 mins.)
 
17.
The Walking Dead (2010 TV Series)
Episode: Beside the Dying Fire (2012)
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As the farm is overrun by walkers, the group fights to escape. (44 mins.)
“ "Christ promised a resurrection of the dead. I just thought he had something a little different in mind." ” - ticatssuck
 
18.
Breaking Bad (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Fifty-One (2012)
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It's Walt's 51st birthday. His return to the drug business causes Skyler to go into depression. (49 mins.)
“ "I will not have my children living in a house where dealing drugs and hurting people and killing people is shrugged off as sh** happens!" ” - ticatssuck
 
19.
The Walking Dead (2010 TV Series)
Episode: Better Angels (2012)
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Shane's antagonistic behaviour reaches new heights, while Carl suffers the consequences of his actions. (44 mins.)
“ "At least have the balls to call this what it is: murder." ” - ticatssuck
 
20.
Boardwalk Empire (2010 TV Series)
Episode: Resolution (2012)
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Season 3 premiere. Nucky makes a New Year's resolution; Margaret eyes a hospital expansion; Gillian builds a new business; Van Alden calls a gangster's bluff. (55 mins.)
“ "Every day in every way I am getting better and better." ” - ticatssuck
 
21.
Louie (2010 TV Series)
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After Louie's kids put pressure him to find a girlfriend, he finds a potential prospect at the local bookstore. (22 mins.)
 
22.
The Big Bang Theory (2007 TV Series)
Episode: The Countdown Reflection (2012)
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As Howard prepares for his mission into space, flashbacks show the recent events leading up to his and Bernadette's wedding. (22 mins.)
“ "The need to find another human being has to share one's life has always puzzled me. Maybe because I am so interesting all by myself. With that being said, may you find as much happiness with each other as I find on my own. The Klingon would have made you cry. " ” - ticatssuck
 
23.
Person of Interest (2011 TV Series)
Episode: Firewall (2012)
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Reese is trapped next to a person of interest in a part of the city extremely controlled and needs the help of Finch, Fusco and Carter. (43 mins.)
“ "You created God. And now you're gonna help me shut it down." ” - ticatssuck
 
24.
The Walking Dead (2010 TV Series)
Episode: Killer Within (2012)
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Lori goes into labour when the prison comes under attack. Michonne tries to convince Andrea to leave Woodbury. (44 mins.)
“ "This is God's plan. He'll take care of me. Always has. He's gonna help me lead you out of these tunnels." ” - ticatssuck
 
25.
Mad Men (2007 TV Series)
Episode: Commissions and Fees (2012)
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Lane's entire world comes crashing down after getting busted for forging Don's signature on a check, and Sally experiences an awkward rite of passage while spending the weekend with the Drapers. (47 mins.)
 
26.
Boardwalk Empire (2010 TV Series)
Episode: A Man, a Plan... (2012)
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Nucky plans to whack Joe Masseria and Gyp Rosetti, Richard stands up to Julia's abusive father, and Owen and Margaret plan to run off together. (55 mins.)
“ "Would you pay a dime to see this?" ” - ticatssuck
 
27.
Justified (2010 TV Series)
Episode: The Gunfighter (2012)
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Still recovering from his gunshot, Raylan takes himself off of desk duty when one of Wynn Duffy's associates is involved in a murder. Meanwhile, Ava takes over Boyd's business while he is back in jail. (44 mins.)
“ "Sorry about your tablecloth." ” - ticatssuck
 
28.
Game of Thrones (2011 TV Series)
Episode: Garden of Bones (2012)
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Lord Baelish arrives at Renly's camp just before he faces off against Stannis. Daenerys and her company are welcomed into the city of Qarth. Arya, Gendry, and Hot Pie find themselves imprisoned at Harrenhal. (56 mins.)
“ "There's no cure for being a cu**." ” - ticatssuck
 
29.
Community (2009 TV Series)
Episode: Digital Estate Planning (2012)
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The Study Group must help Hawthorne win a video game so that he can claim his inheritance, but somebody may be out to ensure that he loses. (22 mins.)
“ "He's shooting lightning and I'm naked!" ” - ticatssuck
 
30.
The Walking Dead (2010 TV Series)
Episode: 18 Miles Out (2012)
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Rick and Shane argue over what to do with Randall. Back at the farm, Lori, Andrea and Maggie deal with a suicidal Beth. (44 mins.)
 
31.
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005 TV Series)
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When Frank accidentally hits Dennis's car while Dennis is eating cereal, Frank and Dennis go to the Paddy's Pub court to face off on who will pay for the damages. (22 mins.)
“ "Anyone who can't see that is a SAVAGE and an IDIOT!" ” - ticatssuck
 
32.
South Park (1997 TV Series)
Episode: Insecurity (2012)
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After Ike accidentally sees mom and dad having sex, with Gerald dressed as a UPS man, and tells Kyle... (22 mins.)
“ "A man's wife is his life." ” - ticatssuck
 
33.
30 Rock (2006 TV Series)
Episode: Live from Studio 6H (2012)
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WEST COAST VERSION: Live Broadcast -- Kenneth (Jack McBrayer) takes drastic measures to prove why TGS should stay a live show. (22 mins.)
 
34.
Suits (2011 TV Series)
Episode: Rewind (2012)
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With the vote for managing partner approaching, Harvey decides to take off but before leaving he gives Mike an assignment... (44 mins.)
“ "A man's wife is dying and the first words that come out of your mouth are 'You owe me'. Who's the bad guy now?" ” - ticatssuck
 
35.
Modern Family (2009 TV Series)
Episode: Little Bo Bleep (2012)
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Claire's family tries to help her prepare for her political debate, Lily begins saying the "F word" right before her appearance as a flower girl at a wedding, and Jay begins to wonder if his dog Stella is suicidal. (22 mins.)
“ "Some sick bastard auto-tuned me." ” - ticatssuck
 
36.
30 Rock (2006 TV Series)
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Liz and Criss's relationship is put to the test during a trip to IKEA, Jack discovers that he and his mother in law are attracted to each other, Kenneth trains his assistant, and Jenna gets the "yips" before an important performance. (22 mins.)
“ "Valentine's Day is the perfect time to meet vulnerable women. It's scumbag Christmas!" ” - ticatssuck