Best TV Episodes of 2008

TV episodes aired in 2008 that I've rated 8 or higher.
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1.
Lost (2004 TV Series)
Episode: The Constant (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.7/10 X  
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.)
“ 10/10.

Season 4, Episode 5.

Desmond: I'll come back to you. ” - VlVlVl
 
2.
House M.D. (2004 TV Series)
Episode: Wilson's Heart (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.7/10 X  
The team works to save someone close to a central character's heart. The key is inside House's head, but he is in a bad way himself. (44 mins.)
“ 10/10.

Season 4, Episode 16.

Amber: Everybody dies.
House: Because... because it doesn't hurt here. Because I... I don't want to be in pain, I don't want to be miserable. And I don't want him to hate me.
Amber: Well... you can't always get what you want.

*Iron & Wine - Passing Afternoon* ” - VlVlVl
 
3.
House M.D. (2004 TV Series)
Episode: House's Head (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.8/10 X  
A bus that House was riding crashes. House claims there's a victim on the bus that's dying, but not from the bus accident. He stops at nothing to figure out who the patient is and what is ailing them. (44 mins.)
“ 9+/10.

Season 4, Episode 15.

House: Don't blame me, blame my gender. ” - VlVlVl
 
4.
Lost (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.5/10 X  
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.)
“ 9/10.

Season 4, Episode 13.

Locke: It's not an island. It's a place where miracles happen. ” - VlVlVl
 
5.
Dexter (2006 TV Series)
Episode: Go Your Own Way (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  
Dexter needs leverage against Miguel and goes looking for it - specifically the ring Miguel took from Ellen Wolf as a trophy. (53 mins.)
“ -9/10.

Season 3, Episode 10.

Dexter: Some doors should stay shut.
Dexter: They said that stain would come out. ” - VlVlVl
 
6.
Breaking Bad (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Pilot (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
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.)
“ 8+/10.

Season 1, Episode 1.

Walter White: I am... awake.
Skyler: Walt?! Is that you?

*Mick Harvey - Out Of Time Man* ” - VlVlVl
 
7.
Supernatural (2005 TV Series)
Episode: In the Beginning (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.4/10 X  
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.)
“ 8+/10.

Season 4, Episode 3.

Dean: Sammy, wherever you are... Mom is a babe! I'm going to hell. Again. ” - VlVlVl
 
8.
Fringe (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Safe (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
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.)
“ 8+/10.

Season 1, Episode 10. ” - VlVlVl
 
9.
Fringe (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Pilot (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
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.)
“ 8+/10.

Season 1, Episode 1.

Walter Bishop: The only thing better than a cow is a human! Unless you need milk. Then you really need a cow.
Nina Sharp: Question him. ” - VlVlVl
 
10.
Supernatural (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Jus in Bello (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.4/10 X  
Sam and Dean are arrested by Agent Henriksen and thrown into a jail cell in Colorado just as an army of demons makes their first move under a new leader who wants Sam dead. (44 mins.)
“ 8/10.

Season 3, Episode 12.

Henricksen: "I shot the sheriff."
Dean: "But you didn't shoot no deputy." ” - VlVlVl
 
11.
Breaking Bad (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Crazy Handful of Nothin' (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
With the side effects and cost of his treatment mounting, Walt demands that Jesse finds a wholesaler to buy their drugs, which lands him in trouble. (49 mins.)
“ 8/10.

Season 1, Episode 6.

Walt: This is not meth. ” - VlVlVl
 
12.
House M.D. (2004 TV Series)
Episode: Joy (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
House takes on a case where the patient has unexplained blackouts, and his daughter may hold the key to the diagnosis. Meanwhile, Cuddy prepares for her new arrival until there are complications with the birth mother. (44 mins.)
“ 8/10.

Season 5, Episode 6. ” - VlVlVl
 
13.
Dexter (2006 TV Series)
Episode: Easy as Pie (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Dexter, who once chose his own victims, is now receiving requests - one from Miguel and another from Camilla. (53 mins.)
“ 8/10.

Season 3, Episode 7.

Miguel: A real friend does the hard thing. ” - VlVlVl
 
14.
Breaking Bad (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
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.)
“ 8/10.

Season 1, Episode 7. ” - VlVlVl
 
15.
Dexter (2006 TV Series)
Episode: Finding Freebo (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Dexter catches up with Freebo, but once again the kill goes terribly wrong. (53 mins.)
“ 8/10.

Season 3, Episode 2.

Dexter: Nighttime. ” - VlVlVl
 
16.
House M.D. (2004 TV Series)
Episode: Frozen (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
When a researcher at a South Pole base becomes ill, House must diagnose the case at a distance. Meanwhile, House tries to find out who Wilson is dating, and his new staff tries to get him cable. (44 mins.)
“ 8/10.

Season 4, Episode 11. ” - VlVlVl
 
17.
How I Met Your Mother (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Ten Sessions (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
As the search for Mrs. Right continues, Ted woos his dermatologist Stella -- but her receptionist, Abby, seems more interested in him. (22 mins.)
“ 8/10.

Season 3, Episode 13. ” - VlVlVl
 
18.
Fringe (2008 TV Series)
Episode: The Dreamscape (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The Fringe division investigate the questionable fall of a Massive Dynamic executive analyst. John helps Olivia crack the case. Peter meets up with an old girlfriend. (46 mins.)
“ 8/10.

Season 1, Episode 9. ” - VlVlVl
 
19.
Supernatural (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Lazarus Rising (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.5/10 X  
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.)
“ 8/10.

Season 4, Episode 1.

Dean: The smarter brother's back in town. ” - VlVlVl
 
20.
Lost (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
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.)
“ 8/10.

Season 4, Episode 9. ” - VlVlVl
 
21.
Supernatural (2005 TV Series)
Episode: No Rest for the Wicked (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.4/10 X  
Dean's time is up and he has to pay the Devil his due. When Lilith resurfaces in New Harmony, Indiana terrorizing a family to no end Sam, Dean, and Bobby steal Ruby's knife and confront the mother of all demons in a battle to the death. (44 mins.)
“ 8/10.

Season 3, Episode 16.

Bobby Singer: [to Dean] Family don't end with blood, boy. ” - VlVlVl
 
22.
House M.D. (2004 TV Series)
Episode: Dying Changes Everything (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
House's preoccupation with Wilson leaves his team without direction and endangers the patient, a female whose exhaustive work schedule and demanding boss may have caused her condition. (44 mins.)
“ 8/10.

Season 5, Episode 1.

House: Almost dying changes nothing. Dying changes everything. ” - VlVlVl
 
23.
Lost (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  
Ben, Locke, and Hurley go to The Orchid, but Keamy and his men beat them there. Jack and Kate go after the helicopter, and are later joined by Sawyer. Sayid comes back to the island with a rescue boat, and then goes after them too. (44 mins.)
“ 8/10.

Season 4, Episode 12.

Daniel: We have to get off this island... right now.
Sawyer[to Jack]: Hold up! You don't get to die alone.
Ben: How many times do I have to tell you, John? I always have a plan. ” - VlVlVl
 
24.
Dexter (2006 TV Series)
Episode: I Had a Dream (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
Maria suspects Miguel of Ellen Wolf's murder, and Dexter knows she suspects it. Dexter will have to make his move before Miguel goes after Maria. (53 mins.)
“ 8/10.

Season 3, Episode 11.

Dexter: Adios, amigo. ” - VlVlVl
 
25.
Dexter (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
As the wedding day approaches, Dexter still has Ramon to deal with. Meanwhile, the Skinner is still loose, and Dexter is his next intended victim. (53 mins.)
“ 8/10.

Season 3, Episode 12. ” - VlVlVl
 
26.
Breaking Bad (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Walt is struggling to decide if it's best to kill Krazy-8 or let him go. (49 mins.)
“ 8/10.

Season 1, Episode 3. ” - VlVlVl
 
27.
How I Met Your Mother (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Miracles (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Ted breaks up with Stella but immediately wants to take it back after a life-changing experience. However, Stella doesn't realize that he broke up with her. Meanwhile, Barney has a serious accident on his way to see Ted in the hospital. (22 mins.)
“ 8/10.

Season 3, Episode 20. ” - VlVlVl