The 100 Greatest Television Episodes of All Time

Why the Greatest Television Episodes?

The Top Ten:

Television 10a.gifEpisode 10: Goodbyeeeeee (Black Adder Goes Forth)
Television 9aEpisode 9: Loves Labors Lost (ER)
Television 8a.gifEpisode 8: Objects in Space (Firefly)
Television 7aEpisode 7: The $99,000 Answer (The Honeymooners)Television 6a.gifEpisode 6: College (The Sopranos)
Television 5a.gifEpisode 5: Queen of Heaven (I, Claudius)
Television 3a.gifEpisode 4: Turkeys Away (WKRP in Cincinnati) 

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Episode 3: Two Cathedrals (The West Wing)
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Episode 2: Lucy Does a TV Commercial (I Love Lucy)
Television 1a.gifEpisode 1: Chuckles Bites the Dust (The Mary Tyler Moore Show)

And, of course, the rest of the list:

Episodes 100-91

Episode 100: The Real Thing (Family Ties)
Episode 99: Mirror Image (Quantum Leap)
Episode 98: Steve Martin (The Muppet Show)
Episode 97: Shady Deal at Sunny Acres (Maverick)
Episode 96: Rooms with a View (Frasier)
Episode 95: A House Divided (Dallas)
Episode 94: A Rose for Lotta (Bonanza)
Episode 93: Homer’s Enemy (The Simpsons)
Episode 92: To Serve Man (The Twilight Zone)
Episode 91: The Great Vegetable Rebellion (Lost in Space)

Episodes 90-81

Episode 90) Jack and the Spartans (Samurai Jack)
Episode 89) Back to Reality (Red Dwarf)
Episode 88) Homo for the Holidays (Will and Grace)
Episode 87) Subway (Homicide: Life on the Streets)
Episode 86) The Edge (Gargoyles)
Episode 85: Parent Teacher Night/Walk of Doom (Invader Zim)
Episode 84: Time Heals (St. Elsewhere)
Episode 83: Blood on the Scales (Battlestar Galactica)
Episode 82: Hey Boy’s Revenge (Have Gun – Will Travel)
Episode 81: A Nice Place to Visit (The Twilight Zone)

Episodes 80-71

Episode 80: The Puppy Episode (Ellen)
Episode 79: Richard Pryor (SNL)
Episode 78: Death Be My Destiny (The Bob Newhart Show)
Episode 77: Went with the Wind – Episode 8, Season 10 (The Carol Burnett Show)
Episode 76: Opie the Birdman (The Andy Griffith Show)
Episode 75: The Germans (Fawlty Towers)
Episode 74: Fall Out (The Prisoner)
Episode 73: The Interview (M*A*S*H)
Episode 72: Columbia Pictures Doing the Burns and Allen Story (Burns and Allen)
Episode 71: I Will Remember You (Angel)

Episodes 70-61

Episode 70: The Wrong Trousers (Wallace and Gromit)
Episode 69: Triumph (Rome)
Episode 68: Authority (Law and Order: SVU)
Episode 67: Pilot – Northwest Passage (Twin Peaks)
Episode 66: The Judgment (The Fugitive)
Episode 65: Coast to Coast Big Mouth (The Dick Van Dyke Show)
Episode 64: Divided He Falls (Bewitched)
Episode 63: Three Valentines (Frasier)
Episode 62: The One Where Joey Speaks French (Friends)
Episode 61: The Jim Cramer Episode (The Daily Show with Jon Stewart)

Episodes 60-51

Episode 60: You Say Potatoe, I say Potato (Murphy Brown)
Episode 59: A Stash from the Past (Roseanne)
Episode 58: Almost Got ‘Im (Batman: The Animated Series)
Episode 57: Black Jesus (Good Times)
Episode 56: Full Frontal Nudity/Mr. And Mrs. Brian Norris’ Ford Poplar (Monty Python’s Flying Circus)
Episode 55: Deaths-Head Revisited (The Twilight Zone)
Episode 54: The Inner Light (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
Episode 53: Better Living Through Television (The Honeymooners)
Episode 52: Once More With Feeling/Hush (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
Episode 51: Manos, The Hands of Fate (Mystery Science Theater 3000)

Episodes 50-41

Episode 50: The British Invasion (Dexter)
Episode 49: Thanksgiving Orphans (Cheers)
Episode 48: Middle Ground (The Wire)
Episode 47: Dual Spires (Psych)
Episode 46: Trapped in the Closet (South Park)
Episode 45: Development Arrested (Arrested Development)
Episode 44: The Post-Modern Prometheus (The X-Files)
Episode 43: Marge vs. The Monorail (The Simpsons)
Episode 42: Farewell Mr. Hooper (Sesame Street)
Episode 41: A Charlie Brown Christmas (Peanuts)

Episodes 40-31

Episode 40: No Rest for the Wicked (Supernatural)
Episode 39: Demon with a Glass Hand (The Outer Limits)
Episode 38: Job Switching (I Love Lucy)
Episode 37: Diversity Day (The Office)
Episode 36: The Last Newhart (Newhart)
Episode 35: Man from the South (Alfred Hitchcock Presents)
Episode 34: Pine Barrens (The Sopranos)
Episode 33: Over the River and Through the Woods (The Bob Newhart Show)
Episode 32: The Rains of Castamere (Game of Thrones)
Episode 31: Blink (Doctor Who)

Episodes 30-21

Episode 30: The Innkeepers (Frasier)
Episode 29: Steve Martin & The Blues Brothers (Saturday Night Live)
Episode 28: Reverend Jim: Space Odyssey (Taxi)
Episode 27: Abyssinia, Henry (M*A*S*H)
Episode 26: The City on the Edge of Forever (Star Trek)
Episode 25: Blue Harvest (Family Guy)
Episode 24: Three Stories (House)
Episode 23: Right Place, Right Time (How I Met Your Mother)
Episode 22: Ozymandias (Breaking Bad)
Episode 21: Godfellas (Futurama)

Episodes 20-11

Episode 20: Rick James (The Chappelle’s Show)
Episode 19: Basil the Rat (Fawlty Towers)
Episode 18: The Obsolete Man (The Twilight Zone)
Episode 17: My Finale (Scrubs)
Episode 16: Goodbye, Mr. Fish (The Cosby Show)
Episode 15: Chardee MacDennis: The Game of Games (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia)
Episode 14: Felina (Breaking Bad)
Episode 13: The Body (Buffy, the Vampire Slayer)
Episode 12: The Contest (Seinfeld)
Episode 11: The Suitcase (Mad Men)

Bonus Episodes:

Episode 22a: Holly Jolly Secrets/I Remember You (Adventure Time)
Episode 23a: Fish Out of Water (Bojack Horseman)
Episode 26a: Rixty Minutes (Rick and Morty)
Episode 30a: Not What He Seems (Gravity Falls)
Episode 34a: San Junipero (Black Mirror)
Krusty Gets Kancelled (The Simpsons)
Lucy’s Italian Movie (I Love Lucy)
Free Churro (BoJack Horseman)

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