The 15 Best Episodes of Television We’ve Ever Seen

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A select few episodes of a television series are so good they can be watched over and over again. Sometimes it’s because of the jokes that keep us laughing. Other times, the twists and turns of a great plot hold up well over time. An online discussion talks about the best episodes of television people have seen. Here are the top responses. Caution; There may be some spoilers!

“Blink” – Doctor Who

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With over 26 seasons of television, Doctor Who has its fair share of fan favorites. One episode stands out as one of the best on TV. The episode even has a cross-appeal to people who aren’t fans of the show. If there’s any Doctor Who episode to watch, it’s this one. 

“Goodbye, Farewell and Amen” – MASH

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The series final of MASH drew a total audience of 121.6 million upon airing. That’s more than Super Bowl XVII. One fan remarks, “Best series finale of all time because it wrapped up the loose ends and had all the main characters accounted for in a way that made sense!”

“Ozymandis” – Breaking Bad

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Directed by Rian Johnson, “Ozymandias” is widely regarded as one of the best episodes of television ever created. It is one of the few episodes to receive a 10/10 rating on IMDB. 

“Plan and Execution” – Better Call Saul

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As great as Breaking Bad is, the prequel series Better Call Saul might be better. One TV watcher praises, “Plan and Execution was NUTS. Lalo has such a strong presence … all of the other characters are “normal,” but to me, he just embodies traits of the boogie-man or some sort of fun and insidiously evil force.”

“Free Churro” – Bojack Horeseman

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The Netflix animated black comedy is known for episodes pushing the boundaries of keeping the audience’s attention. For example, virtually no dialogue is spoken in one season three episode. However, season six’s “Free Churro” features one 26-minute monologue performed by Bojack at his mother’s funeral, only to be capped with one of the best jokes in the entire series. 

“Wedding” – Peep Show

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The popular British Comedy by David Mitchell and Robert Webb is regarded as one of the best sitcoms you can binge-watch. One fan says, “The best episode of the best comedy show.” Another Peep Show also praises the episode, saying, “Mark’s panic just grows and grows throughout.”

“The Box” – Brooklyn Nine-Nine

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The beauty of Brooklyn Nine-Nine is the jokes come fast and furious. Some are so deep it takes a minute to fully process, making each viewing better than the last. Fans point out this episode as one of the best. One viewer says, “Holt’s “Apparently that’s a trigger for me” was one of the best climaxes to a joke in the entire show. Andre Baugher is an amazing comedic actor with his delivery.”

“My Lunch” – Scrubs

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The comedy Scrubs may be best known for its humor, but the show was equally good at delivering drama and heartbreak. While some may argue “My Screw Up,” featuring Brendan Fraiser, is a superior episode, there’s no denying that the ending moments of “My Lunch,” with The Fray’s “How To Save A Life” playing, closes one of the best episodes of TV we’ve ever seen.  

“Remedial Chaos Theory” – Community

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Dan Harmon’s NBC comedy Community was never afraid to embrace the absurd. That’s what makes “Remedial Chaos Theory” such a great episode. Clever writing and excellent humor establish this as one of the show’s most quotable episodes. It’s also the origin of the famous meme of Donald Glover entering the apartment with pizzas and watching chaos unfolding. 

“You Only Move Twice” – The Simpsons

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Everyone knows “Marge vs. the Monorail,” but “You Only Move Twice” is equally as good an episode. One fan quotes, “You have any sugar around here?” “Sugar? Sure.” [Reaches deep into pockets, pulls out mounds of sugar.] “Here ya go. Sorry, it’s not in packages…ya want some cream?” “Ahhh…yeeee….no.”

“33” – Battlestar Galactica

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Regarded as one of the best TV shows ever created, the Battlestar Galactica episode “33” is described as “absolute perfection.” One TV watcher continues, “Not a single wasted moment in that episode. It’s an hour that goes by in what feels like ten minutes.”

“The Bent-Neck Lady” – Haunting of Hill House

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Netflix’s 2018 adaptation of Haunting of Hill House caught the eye of famed author Stephen King. He tweeted, “I don’t usually care for this kind of revisionism, but this is great. Close to a work of genius, really. I think Shirley Jackson would approve, but who knows for sure.” 

“The Work Outing” – The IT Crowd

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The popular British sitcom has a cult following thanks to its former appearance on Netflix. Fans look at one particular episode as a standout: season 2’s “The Work Outing.” “When Jen turns around to Moss. I know it’s coming every time, and it breaks me,” says one fan. 

“Kiksuya” – Westworld

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While the first season of Westworld is regarded as far and away the best, season two’s “Kiksuya” is the best in the series. One fan calls the episode “spellbinding.” Another says, “It’s such a unique, beautiful, and sad episode.”

“Victory and Death” – Star Wars: The Clone Wars

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One fan laments, “When Order 66 hit…” Another adds, “I’m not sure what I loved more: the order 66 scenes or the Ahsoka/Maul duel. They brought in Ray Park (who played Darth Maul in The Phantom Menace) to do motion capture. It was an absolute masterpiece.” A third praises, “The last 4 episodes of the Clone Wars are, in my opinion, the best 90ish minutes of Star Wars content.”

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