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Old 06-19-16, 10:54 PM
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Favorite single episode of tv?

Seinfeld "The Betrayal" for me.

this was the episode where the entire episode happened in reverse. i, to this day, have revered this episode as my most favorite. it was just so brilliantly written from end to beginning. just a magnificent episode of tv.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JJ3sypqMUKU
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Old 06-19-16, 11:09 PM
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Re: Favorite single episode of tv?

"24" - Day 2: 1:00am - 2:00am

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Great opening shootout with an excellent music score accompanying it. And great closing scene with a nice little twist. Classic 24.
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Old 06-19-16, 11:20 PM
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Re: Favorite single episode of tv?

Unless there is an episode of some show that I don't know about where I am having sex with Jessica Alba, the premise of thinking this is a possible choice is ridiculous.
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Old 06-19-16, 11:46 PM
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Breaking Bad - Ozymandias
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Old 06-20-16, 12:25 AM
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Twin Peaks S2E7
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Old 06-20-16, 01:09 AM
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Re: Favorite single episode of tv?

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Breaking Bad - Ozymandias
Yeah, that's up there for me along with the Train Robbery episode.

My favorite is probably Mad Men - The Suitcase. It was just about the most perfect character study ever.

And The Sopranos had so many masterpiece episodes, but College and Employee of the Month really hit me hardest.
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Re: Favorite single episode of tv?

The one I watch at least twice a year: Lost - The Constant.
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Old 06-20-16, 04:10 AM
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Re: Favorite single episode of tv?

I don't know the specifics but there's defintiely a few episodes of 24 which are right up there

Also some episodes of Banshee

several episodes of Breaking Bad

the episode in season 5 of Buffy where she dies

for some reason there are 2 episodes of Friends i really love and watch over and over, the one with Brad Pitt and the I hate rachel club and the one where Monica and Ross dance at new years rocking eve
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Old 06-20-16, 06:10 AM
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Re: Favorite single episode of tv?

-Mad Men (The Suitcase) is one of my favorite episodes of any Cable Drama, as the Don/Peggy scenes are gold.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LruKCZkWVZY




-Seinfeld (The Contest) This episode was so ahead of its time, while still never mentioning the 'taboo word' that everyone was avoiding to win the contest is truly genius.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LkklW7VEBHA



-Family Ties (4 Rooms Ocn VU) This was the episode that the Keaton parents go away for the weekend, and Alex, Mallory and Jennifer rent out the house for the weekend to all of the Alumni for a College Football Game.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QIyPC4Lvz8s



-Cheers (I on Sports) Where Sam takes over as a Local Sportscaster for Fred Dryer, and does his infamous 'Groi-Groi-Groin Injury Rap' on one of the segments.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vg9ruee3Vos




There are so many classic episodes of each show that I watch, as I will post when they come to me.
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Old 06-20-16, 08:18 AM
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Star Trek The Next Generation: Cause and Effect
The Simpsons: Cape Feare
Cheers: What is Cliff Clavin?
Person of Interest: If Then Else
The Shield: Trophy
Breaking Bad: Oxymandias
Fringe: The Human Kind
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Old 06-20-16, 08:26 AM
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Deep Space 9 "The Visitor"

No matter how many times I have watched, it always makes me cry.
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Re: Favorite single episode of tv?

There are a lot of great single episodes from TV shows such as The Prisoner (The Girl Who Was Death and Many Happy Returns being two), Alan Partridge (two words....Cheeky Monkey), Breaking Bad (very few, if any, bad episodes), The X-Files (first few seasons had loads of great episodes), The Larry Sanders Show (Hanks Sex Tape) and the Twilight Zone (The Burgess Meredith episode as a bank clerk, Shatner on the plane....loads of superb stories).

One that does stand out that comes to mind is the 80s version of the Twilight Zone. The episode where the woman finds a watch in her garden and she can stop time with it. At the end of the episode WWIII starts and she stops time, only to find a nuke about to hit the ground above her town. It was a brilliant episode.
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Old 06-20-16, 08:49 AM
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I'm a big sci-fi geek, so...

Babylon 5 (Sleeping in Light)
Star Trek:TNG (The Inner Light)
Star Trek: DS9 (The Visitor)
Star Trek (City on the Edge of Forever)
The West Wing (The Two Cathedrals)
Buffy (Once More With Feeling)
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The Office (UK) Christmas Special
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Old 06-20-16, 09:42 AM
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Homicide - Season 3 - Episode 6 - Crosetti funeral
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Three off the top of my head:

Doctor Who - Blink
Doctor Who - The Doctor's Wife
Star Trek: TNG - The Offspring
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So very few people here watch Sitcoms? I'm not talking about today's sitcoms, but the classic sitcoms from the 70's, 80's, 90's?
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Person of Interest - If-Then-Else
Lost - Pilot parts 1 & 2
X-files - Post-Modern Prometheus
Deadwood - Here was a Man
Seinfeld - The Marine Biologist
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Old 06-20-16, 11:22 AM
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Re: Favorite single episode of tv?

Originally Posted by Raul3 View Post
The one I watch at least twice a year: Lost - The Constant.
Good choice! That's my favorite LOST episode.
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Old 06-20-16, 11:53 AM
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Originally Posted by The Valeyard View Post
Three off the top of my head:

Doctor Who - Blink
Doctor Who - The Doctor's Wife
Star Trek: TNG - The Offspring
Oh yeah... Doctor Who's "Vincent and the Doctor" would be a good choice too.

I watched a lot of sitcoms, classic and recent, but I don't know if any of those episodes really stay with me like the dramas do. Seinfeld's "The Contest" is a classic, I could also find episodes from MASH, Cheers, Barney Miller, and others that I might consider.
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Re: Favorite single episode of tv?

These two were the first that came to my mind.

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Star Trek (City on the Edge of Forever)
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Doctor Who - Blink
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Old 06-20-16, 12:26 PM
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The one I watch at least twice a year: Lost - The Constant.
Think this gets my vote too.
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