Best episodes in a TV show (only the best episode from every show i've watched)

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1. Game of Thrones (2011–2019)
Episode: The Rains of Castamere (2013)

TV-MA | 51 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Robb and Catelyn arrive at the Twins for the wedding. Jon is put to the test to see where his loyalties truly lie. Bran's group decides to split up. Daenerys plans an invasion of Yunkai.

Director: David Nutter | Stars: Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington, Richard Madden, Iain Glen

Votes: 84,767

2. Breaking Bad (2008–2013)
Episode: Ozymandias (2013)

TV-14 | 48 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Walt goes on the run. Jesse is taken hostage. Marie convinces Skyler to tell Walter, Jr. the truth.

Director: Rian Johnson | Stars: Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, Aaron Paul, Dean Norris

Votes: 107,727

3. Supernatural (2005– )
Episode: Swan Song (2010)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

With the Apocalypse looming, Sam and Dean realize they are out of options and make heart-breaking decisions that will change their lives forever.

Director: Steve Boyum | Stars: Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Misha Collins, Jim Beaver

Votes: 7,771

4. Doctor Who (2005– )
Episode: Doomsday (2006)

TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

Earth becomes a battleground for the Daleks and the Cybermen. With the whole planet at stake and the Genesis Ark activated, how much will the Doctor sacrifice in order to end the war?

Director: Graeme Harper | Stars: David Tennant, Billie Piper, Camille Coduri, Noel Clarke

Votes: 6,943

5. Dexter (2006–2013)
Episode: The Getaway (2009)

TV-MA | 51 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Dexter is obsessed with getting the Trinity Killer himself, especially after Arthur has tracked him to Metro Homicide and learns his real identity.

Director: Steve Shill | Stars: Michael C. Hall, Julie Benz, Jennifer Carpenter, Desmond Harrington

Votes: 9,794

6. Sherlock (2010– )
Episode: The Reichenbach Fall (2012)

TV-14 | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Jim Moriarty hatches a mad scheme to turn the whole city against Sherlock.

Director: Toby Haynes | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Una Stubbs, Rupert Graves

Votes: 31,748

7. Sons of Anarchy (2008–2014)
Episode: A Mother's Work (2013)

TV-MA | 84 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Jax has to handle some unhappy customers as the weapon deal goes through Mike's organization. Meanwhile, Tara finds a way to avoid jail without giving up the MC.

Director: Kurt Sutter | Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Katey Sagal, Mark Boone Junior, Dayton Callie

Votes: 3,246

8. Hannibal (2013–2015)
Episode: Mizumono (2014)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

Jack devises a plan to apprehend Hannibal, while Hannibal prepares for his departure. Will makes his decision, and it results in devastating consequences.

Director: David Slade | Stars: Hugh Dancy, Mads Mikkelsen, Caroline Dhavernas, Laurence Fishburne

Votes: 14,209

9. Smallville (2001–2011)
Episode: Finale (2011)

TV-14 | 84 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

The story of Clark Kent culminates in this two-hour series finale as Clark takes the last step to becoming the Man of Steel.

Directors: Greg Beeman, Kevin Fair | Stars: Tom Welling, Erica Durance, Cassidy Freeman, Justin Hartley

Votes: 2,038

10. Friends (1994–2004)
Episode: The Last One: Part 2 (2004)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Romance

Phoebe races Ross to the airport in a bid to stop Rachel from leaving for Paris. Monica and chandler pack up their apartment ahead of their move to their new house, and Joey buys Chandler a new chick and duck as a leaving present.

Director: Kevin Bright | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc

Votes: 9,617

11. The Flash (2014– )
Episode: Fast Enough (2015)

TV-PG | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

With the Particle Accelerator back online, Barry can go back in time to stop Eobard Thawne on the night of his mother's murder fifteen years ago.

Director: Dermott Downs | Stars: Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker, Rick Cosnett

Votes: 11,115

12. Homeland (2011– )
Episode: There's Something Else Going On (2014)

TV-MA | 48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Carrie improvises to salvage her mission. The CIA closes in on a leak.

Director: Seith Mann | Stars: Claire Danes, Rupert Friend, Nazanin Boniadi, Laila Robins

Votes: 5,508

13. Banshee (2013–2016)
Episode: A Fixer of Sorts (2015)

TV-MA | 58 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Nola and Burton have a bloody confrontation. Tommy defies Chayton's orders and attacks Proctor's club. Hood's secret is threatened when a FBI agent shows up at his door, as someone close to him discovers the truth.

Director: Magnus Martens | Stars: Antony Starr, Ivana Milicevic, Ulrich Thomsen, Frankie Faison

Votes: 2,472

14. Fringe (2008–2013)
Episode: An Enemy of Fate (2013)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

As the Observers close in, Walter and September desperately work to complete the plan, but one obstacle after another hinders their progress.

Director: J.H. Wyman | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Jasika Nicole, John Noble

Votes: 2,749

15. Arrow (2012– )
Episode: Seeing Red (2014)

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

The mirakuru sends Roy into a rage rampage across the city. Sara thinks that the only way to stop him is to kill him but Oliver thinks he can still save him. Meanwhile, Slade is continuing his plan to make Oliver pay.

Director: Douglas Aarniokoski | Stars: Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, David Ramsey, Willa Holland

Votes: 5,734

16. The Walking Dead (2010– )
Episode: Too Far Gone (2013)

TV-MA | 43 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

Rick and the group face imminent danger as The Governor tries to take the prison.

Director: Ernest R. Dickerson | Stars: Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Steven Yeun, Lauren Cohan

Votes: 20,955

17. House of Cards (2013–2018)
Episode: Chapter 14 (2014)

TV-MA | 50 min | Drama

Frank prepares for his promotion to Vice President. Doug tries to erase all leads leading back to him and Frank. Claire fights back against Gillian. Zoe considers working with Frank again.

Director: Carl Franklin | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright, Kate Mara, Michael Kelly

Votes: 7,929

18. Lost (2004–2010)
Episode: Live Together, Die Alone (2006)

TV-14 | 87 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

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.

Director: Jack Bender | Stars: Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Naveen Andrews, Emilie de Ravin, Matthew Fox

Votes: 5,755

19. White Collar (2009–2014)
Episode: Live Feed (2014)

TV-PG | 44 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

FBI catches Hagen for a forgery. Hagen takes Agent Burke along with him to reveal his relations with Neal where suddenly Hagen gets shot by someone who is believed to be the same person who shot Siegel.

Director: John T. Kretchmer | Stars: Matt Bomer, Tim DeKay, Willie Garson, Marsha Thomason

Votes: 744

20. Dallas (2012–2014)
Episode: JR's Masterpiece (2013)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Romance

J.R. Ewing finally meets his end. The family strives to set aside their differences and mourn together. Accompanied by many characters from J.R.'s past, the Ewings bury their own.

Director: Michael M. Robin | Stars: Josh Henderson, Jesse Metcalfe, Jordana Brewster, Julie Gonzalo

Votes: 195

21. House (2004–2012)
Episode: Wilson's Heart (2008)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Mystery

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.

Director: Katie Jacobs | Stars: Hugh Laurie, Lisa Edelstein, Omar Epps, Robert Sean Leonard

Votes: 6,890

22. Luther (2010– )
Episode: Episode #1.5 (2010)

TV-14 | 59 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Luther and the team are after the people involved in the violent kidnapping of Jessica Carrodus and they are in search of diamonds.

Director: Stefan Schwartz | Stars: Thomas Lockyer, Donatienne Dupont, Danny Lee Wynter, Ania Sowinski

Votes: 2,385

23. American Horror Story (2011– )
Episode: Madness Ends (2013)

TV-MA | 46 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

Johnny sets out to complete his father's work. Lana leads the charge to finally shut down Briarcliff.

Director: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon | Stars: Zachary Quinto, Joseph Fiennes, Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters

Votes: 4,015

24. Firefly (2002–2003)
Episode: Out of Gas (2002)

TV-14 | 44 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

When Serenity's life support system fails, Mal orders the crew off the ship - but he stays behind.

Director: David Solomon | Stars: Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk, Morena Baccarin

Votes: 4,701

25. The Sopranos (1999–2007)
Episode: Mayham (2006)

TV-MA | 57 min | Crime, Drama

While the gang begins to turn on itself, Tony finds himself at the threshold, while Christopher gives another try to enter the movie business, however this time as a producer rather than a screenwriter.

Director: Jack Bender | Stars: James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli

Votes: 2,195

26. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: Red John's Rules (2013)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

As Patrick narrows down his Red John suspect list to seven people, Red John strikes again, and this time the victim triggers distant memories from his old life.

Director: Chris Long | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 1,146

27. Band of Brothers (2001)
Episode: The Breaking Point (2001)

TV-MA | 69 min | Action, Drama, History

Easy Company remains in the Ardennes Forest preparing for an inevitable attack on German forces in the town of Foy. However, morale is low due to cold weather, constant shelling, poor leadership, and numerous casualties.

Director: David Frankel | Stars: Nicholas Aaron, Kirk Acevedo, Doug Allen, Jamie Bamber

Votes: 4,946

28. Penny Dreadful (2014–2016)
Episode: Possession (2014)

TV-MA | 59 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

Over the course of four harrowing weeks, Sir Malcolm, Ethan, Dr. Frankenstein and Sembene do everything they can to save Vanessa from what's within her.

Director: James Hawes | Stars: Reeve Carney, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Rory Kinnear

Votes: 2,652

29. True Blood (2008–2014)
Episode: Timebomb (2009)

TV-MA | 53 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

Having saved Sookie, Godric orders Eric to leave the premises with her - and to do so peacefully. Unfortunately, Steve Newlin and his followers are waiting for them in the Church and he ... See full summary »

Director: John Dahl | Stars: Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Sam Trammell, Ryan Kwanten

Votes: 1,540

30. The Following (2013–2015)
Episode: The Final Chapter (2013)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

Ryan manages to speak to Debra by cellphone and the search to find where they've buried her begins. When they find the car Joe's followers used, they walk into a trap. The clock is ticking ... See full summary »

Director: Marcos Siega | Stars: Kevin Bacon, Natalie Zea, Annie Parisse, Shawn Ashmore

Votes: 998

31. Falling Skies (2011–2015)
Episode: A More Perfect Union (2012)

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

When skitters approach the newly combined resistance force, the groups' interaction surprises everyone. Meanwhile, Tom finds out life-changing news just as the 2nd Mass comes face-to-face ... See full summary »

Director: Greg Beeman | Stars: Noah Wyle, Moon Bloodgood, Drew Roy, Connor Jessup

Votes: 748

32. Fargo (2014– )
Episode: Eating the Blame (2014)

TV-MA | 50 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

When Gus tries to right a wrong, Malvo embraces his alter ego. Lester finds himself in a surprising situation, and Molly uncovers a promising lead.

Director: Randall Einhorn | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Allison Tolman, Colin Hanks, Martin Freeman

Votes: 6,203

33. Gotham (2014–2019)
Episode: Penguin's Umbrella (2014)

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Word is out that Cobblepot is alive, leading Falcone and Maroni to the brink of war and causing Gordon to go on the run.

Director: Rob Bailey | Stars: Ben McKenzie, Donal Logue, David Mazouz, Zabryna Guevara

Votes: 5,108

34. True Detective (2014– )
Episode: Form and Void (2014)

TV-MA | 54 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

An overlooked detail provides Hart and Cohle with an important new lead in their 17-year-old case.

Director: Cary Joji Fukunaga | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Woody Harrelson, Michelle Monaghan, Michael Potts

Votes: 17,526

35. The Pacific (2010)
Episode: Okinawa (2010)

TV-MA | 58 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

The 1st Marine Division fight a determined Japanese force on Okinawa who prefer death to surrender and are indifferent to the lives of Okinawan civilians.

Director: Timothy Van Patten | Stars: James Badge Dale, Joseph Mazzello, Jon Seda, Noel Fisher

Votes: 1,240

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