Really Great Episodes/Specials - 9 Stars

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1. Sons of Anarchy (2008–2014)
Episode: Pilot (2008)

TV-MA | 56 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A rival gang steals the Sons' stockpile of assault rifles, while Jax's ex-wife's drug overdose leads to an emergency c-section and life-threatening surgery for their baby.

Directors: Allen Coulter, Michael Dinner | Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Katey Sagal, Mark Boone Junior, Kim Coates

Votes: 2,899

2. Fargo (2014– )
Episode: Did You Do This? No, You Did It! (2015)

TV-MA | 61 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

The police bring in Floyd for questioning, in an attempt to make her talk. Bear goes on a ride with Simone. Karl keeps an eye on Lou's family.

Director: Keith Gordon | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Patrick Wilson, Jesse Plemons, Jean Smart

Votes: 5,011

3. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Cooperative Polygraphy (2014)

TV-14 | 21 min | Comedy

After Pierce's unexpected passing, a team of investigators headed by the no-nonsense Mr. Stone arrives at Greendale to subject the study group to lie detector tests before they can be considered for distributions under the will.

Director: Tristram Shapeero | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 2,225

4. I Love Lucy (1951–1957)
Episode: The Camping Trip (1953)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

Lucy and Ethel want to go with Ricky and Fred on their camping trip.

Director: William Asher | Stars: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, William Frawley

Votes: 199

5. Sherlock (2010– )
Episode: A Study in Pink (2010)

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

War vet Dr. John Watson returns to London in need of a place to stay. He meets Sherlock Holmes, a consulting detective, and the two soon find themselves digging into a string of serial "suicides."

Director: Paul McGuigan | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Rupert Graves, Una Stubbs

Votes: 26,508

6. Shooter (2016–2018)
Episode: Ballistic Advantage (2017)

TV-14 | 39 min | Action, Drama

Bob Lee must broker a dangerous exchange in order to save his family. Nadine struggles to balance her allegiances to Bob Lee and the FBI. Isaac strikes a tenuous deal for his freedom.

Director: Christoph Schrewe | Stars: Ryan Phillippe, Shantel VanSanten, Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Eddie McClintock

Votes: 729

7. Friends (1994–2004)
Episode: The One in Barbados (2003)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

Chandler gives advice to David, but that makes David want to propose to Phoebe. Although Phoebe is still in love with Mike. Monica calls Mike who shows up there right in the middle of ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 2,657

8. New Girl (2011–2018)
Episode: The 23rd (2011)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

The gang attends Schmidt's holiday office party and Jess frets when she receives an expensive gift from Paul.

Director: Jason Winer | Stars: Zooey Deschanel, Jake Johnson, Max Greenfield, Lamorne Morris

Votes: 994

9. Star Trek: The Original Series (1966–1969)
Episode: Amok Time (1967)

TV-PG | 50 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

In the throes of his Pon Farr mating period, Spock must return to Vulcan to meet his intended future wife, betrothed from childhood.

Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, Celia Lovsky

Votes: 2,918

10. Teen Wolf (2011–2017)
Episode: Magic Bullet (2011)

TV-14 | 41 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

Allison's aunt comes to town and shoots a shadowy werewolf figure with a special bullet that she estimates will kill it within 48 hours. Derek is the one hit and insists that Scott and Stiles help him.

Director: Toby Wilkins | Stars: Tyler Posey, Crystal Reed, Dylan O'Brien, Tyler Hoechlin

Votes: 1,429

11. The Newsroom (2012–2014)
Episode: Oh Shenandoah (2014)

TV-MA | 56 min | Drama

Shocking information regarding the source comes to light in the fight for Will's freedom.

Director: Paul Lieberstein | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, John Gallagher Jr., Alison Pill

Votes: 1,654

12. Titus (2000–2002)
Episode: Tommy's Not Gay (2001)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Drama

The group deals with Tommy's meltdown after his father comes out as gay.

Director: Gary Shimokawa | Stars: Christopher Titus, Cynthia Watros, Zack Ward, David Shatraw

Votes: 42

13. That '70s Show (1998–2006)
Episode: Garage Sale (1999)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

The Formans have a garage sale to earn some extra cash. Hyde doesn't have anything to sell, so he bakes "special brownies" to sell; Kitty, Red, Bob and Midge eat some of the brownies ... See full summary »

Director: David Trainer | Stars: Topher Grace, Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher, Danny Masterson

Votes: 903

14. Will & Grace (1998– )
Episode: Homo for the Holidays (1999)

TV-14 | 21 min | Comedy, Romance

Will and Grace are shocked to learn that Jack never told his mother he was gay and encourage him to open up to her at Thanksgiving. The evening brings a revelation for Jack as well: his father isn't who he thinks it is.

Director: James Burrows | Stars: Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Megan Mullally, Sean Hayes

Votes: 305

15. Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series (2006– )
Episode: Beyond the Fourth Wall (2010)

Animation, Comedy

Kaiba, Yugi, and their friends travel to KaibaCorp Duel Tower and find that the Big 5 from Season 1 have canceled their series.

Director: Martin Billany | Stars: Martin Billany, Chris Niosi, Lawrence Simpson, Scott Frerichs

Votes: 11

16. Torchwood (2006–2011)
Episode: Children of Earth: Day Five (2009)

TV-MA | 60 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

With little choice now but to give in to their demands, the British authorities begin to round up the children under the pretense of giving them inoculations. Panic begins to set in as ... See full summary »

Director: Euros Lyn | Stars: John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Kai Owen, Peter Capaldi

Votes: 1,165

17. Arrested Development (2003– )
Episode: Hand to God (2005)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

Lindsay and Tobias continue to investigate the mysterious pregnancy by Maggie Lizer, while Michael continues to see her. Buster prepares to go off to Iraq, but before doing so, decides to ... See full summary »

Director: Joe Russo | Stars: Jason Bateman, Portia de Rossi, Will Arnett, Michael Cera

Votes: 1,570

18. Malcolm in the Middle (2000–2006)
Episode: Krelboyne Picnic (2000)

TV-PG | 23 min | Comedy, Family

The family have to go to the Krelboyne class picnic. Malcolm doesn't want to go because he has to do an act and doesn't want to look bad in front of his family especially Francis who is ... See full summary »

Director: Todd Holland | Stars: Jane Kaczmarek, Bryan Cranston, Christopher Masterson, Justin Berfield

Votes: 610

19. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005– )
Episode: Mac Is a Serial Killer (2007)

TV-MA | 23 min | Comedy

After reading that a serial killer is on the loose, the gang notices that Mac is acting shady and decides to find out if he's the man behind the murders.

Director: Jerry Levine | Stars: Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney, Kaitlin Olson

Votes: 2,189

20. Parks and Recreation (2009–2015)
Episode: The Fight (2011)

TV-14 | 21 min | Comedy

While Tom invites everyone to the Snakehole as he debuts a new drink, Leslie encourages Ann to apply for a job with the city. However, at the nightclub, Leslie and Ann get into a fight over their dating habits.

Director: Randall Einhorn | Stars: Amy Poehler, Rashida Jones, Aziz Ansari, Nick Offerman

Votes: 1,846

21. The Boondocks (2005–2014)
Episode: The Story of Gangstalicious: Part 2 (2008)

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

Despite many obvious clues to the contrary, Riley denies that his favorite rapper, Gangstalicious, is gay.

Directors: Seung Eun Kim, Bob Hathcock | Stars: Regina King, John Witherspoon, Cedric Yarbrough, Gary Anthony Williams

Votes: 184

22. The Office (2005–2013)
Episode: Company Picnic (2009)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

Michael runs into Holly at the company picnic, and the two of them accidentally reveal that the Buffalo branch is closing during a comedy skit before corporate has made the announcement.

Director: Ken Kwapis | Stars: Steve Carell, Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer

Votes: 2,572

23. Breaking Bad (2008–2013)
Episode: Pilot (2008)

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

Diagnosed with terminal lung cancer, chemistry teacher Walter White teams up with former student Jesse Pinkman to cook and sell crystal meth.

Director: Vince Gilligan | Stars: Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, Aaron Paul, Dean Norris

Votes: 22,085

24. Seinfeld (1989–1998)
Episode: The Serenity Now (1997)

PG | 23 min | Comedy

Jerry opens up his feelings. Elaine is getting hit on by the Jews. Kramer gets a screen door. George helps his father sell computers.

Director: Andy Ackerman | Stars: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander

Votes: 2,084

25. South Park (1997– )
Episode: The Return of the Fellowship of the Ring to the Two Towers (2002)

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

The boys set off on a mythical quest to return a copy of the "The Lord of the Rings" movie to their local video store, while defending it from sixth graders.

Director: Trey Parker | Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Nico Agnone, Adrien Beard

Votes: 3,793

26. Stranger Things (2016– )
Episode: Chapter Three: Holly, Jolly (2016)

TV-14 | 51 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

An increasingly concerned Nancy looks for Barb and finds out what Jonathan's been up to. Joyce is convinced Will is trying to talk to her.

Director: Shawn Levy | Stars: Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Bobby Brown

Votes: 15,702

27. Bob's Burgers (2011– )
Episode: Human Flesh (2011)

TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

On top of watching his dysfunctional family crumble around him, Bob faces the wrath of a jealous health inspector who cooks up a nasty rumor about the restaurant's choice of meat.

Director: Anthony Chun | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Dan Mintz, Eugene Mirman, John Roberts

Votes: 1,071

28. Scrubs (2001–2010)
Episode: My Long Goodbye (2007)

TV-14 | 24 min | Comedy, Drama

Laverne was in a car accident and is in a coma. Everyone has a hard time dealing with it. Jordan is having her baby, but Dr. Cox doesn't want everybody knowing about it. J.D is the only one... See full summary »

Director: Victor Nelli Jr. | Stars: Zach Braff, Sarah Chalke, Donald Faison, Neil Flynn

Votes: 1,039

29. Dragon Ball Super (2015–2018)
Episode: Shanpa kara no chôsen-jô! Kondo wa yakyû de shôbu da!! (2016)

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Chanpa returns, and offers a baseball game between him and Beerus.

Stars: Masako Nozawa, Tia Lynn Ballard, Clifford Chapin, Cynthia Cranz

Votes: 228

30. The League (2009–2015)
Episode: The Guest Bong (I) (2011)

TV-MA | 22 min | Comedy, Sport

Pete's new girlfriend wants to help him with his lineup; Kevin's past at the DA's office has him running scared.

Director: Jeff Schaffer | Stars: Katie Aselton, Mark Duplass, Nick Kroll, Jonathan Lajoie

Votes: 275

31. Shadowhunters (2016–2019)
Episode: Love Is a Devil (2017)

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

Alec introduces Magnus to Max during the big Rune Ceremony. Simon makes a bold move as Isabelle finds an unlikely new ally.

Director: Catriona McKenzie | Stars: Katherine McNamara, Dominic Sherwood, Alberto Rosende, Matthew Daddario

Votes: 2,098

32. Supernatural (2005– )
Episode: Weekend at Bobby's (2010)

TV-14 | 40 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

Bobby summons Crowley and finds that the demon has no intention of returning his soul and has given ten additional years of life for him. Meanwhile, Dean and Sam ask Bobby to advise which ... See full summary »

Director: Jensen Ackles | Stars: Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Jim Beaver, Steven Williams

Votes: 3,529

33. How I Met Your Mother (2005–2014)
Episode: Symphony of Illumination (2011)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

After Robin tells Barney that she's pregnant with his child, she receives some shocking news from her doctor. Meanwhile, a neighborhood teen plays a trick on Marshall while he decorates his house with Christmas lights.

Director: Pamela Fryman | Stars: Josh Radnor, Jason Segel, Cobie Smulders, Neil Patrick Harris

Votes: 3,207

34. Screen Junkies Movie Fights (2014– )
Episode: Best Movie Sex Scene! (W/Seth Rogen) (2016)

TV-14 | Talk-Show

Panelists Seth Rogen, Joe Starr and Spencer Gilbert debate such topics as, "Best Sex Scene in a Movie", "Best Use of the F word", and "Pitch a G or PG film as a better R-rated movie".

Votes: 7

35. Grace and Frankie (2015– )
Episode: The Coup (2016)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy

Frankie and Grace got surprise gifts from Babe, which open up new perspectives for both of them. They also discover painful secrets from their former husbands.

Director: Rebecca Asher | Stars: Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Sam Waterston, Martin Sheen

Votes: 612

36. Archer (2009– )
Episode: Placebo Effect (2011)

TV-MA | 21 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

When Archer discovers the chemotherapy drugs he's been taking for his breast cancer are counterfeit, he sets out to destroy the criminals behind the scheme.

Director: Adam Reed | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, George Coe, Darren Criss, Judy Greer

Votes: 1,541

37. Shameless (2011– )
Episode: Nana Gallagher Had an Affair (2011)

TV-MA | 48 min | Comedy, Drama

Monica's return wreaks havoc on the Gallagher clan, while Frank hits a new low to stop a disability worker from tampering with his benefits.

Director: Adam Bernstein | Stars: William H. Macy, Emmy Rossum, Justin Chatwin, Ethan Cutkosky

Votes: 1,658

38. Psych (2006–2014)
Episode: Gus Walks Into a Bank (2008)

TV-PG | 43 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

When Gus is taken hostage inside the Santa Barbara Savings and Loan Bank, Shawn becomes the gunman's chief negotiator in the hopes of saving his best friend.

Director: Eric Laneuville | Stars: James Roday, Dulé Hill, Timothy Omundson, Maggie Lawson

Votes: 699

39. Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005–2008)
Episode: Zuko Alone (2006)

TV-Y7 | 25 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

As Zuko tries to make it by in exile without his uncle, he remembers how his father became Firelord and what happened to his mother.

Director: Lauren MacMullan | Stars: Dante Basco, Grey Griffin, Mako, Gary Anthony Sturgis

Votes: 2,271

40. Stranger Things (2016– )
Episode: Chapter Four: The Sauna Test (2019)

TV-14 | 52 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

A code red brings the gang back together to face a frighteningly familiar evil. Karen urges Nancy to keep digging, and Robin finds a useful map.

Director: Shawn Levy | Stars: Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Bobby Brown

Votes: 13,346

41. Fargo (2014– )
Episode: A Fox, a Rabbit, and a Cabbage (2014)

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

Lester has an unexpected encounter, Malvo changes course, and a new investigation leads Molly down a familiar path.

Director: Matt Shakman | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Allison Tolman, Colin Hanks, Martin Freeman

Votes: 6,877

42. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005– )
Episode: Hero or Hate Crime? (2017)

TV-MA | 23 min | Comedy

The gang go to a professional arbitrator to decide who's the rightful owner of a scratch off lottery ticket.

Director: Jamie Babbit | Stars: Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney, Kaitlin Olson

Votes: 2,738

43. Bob's Burgers (2011– )
Episode: The Millie-churian Candiate (2015)

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

Desperate to keep Millie from becoming class president and ruining the school, Tina and Louise volunteer to help run Jimmy Junior's campaign.

Directors: Don MacKinnon, Bernard Derriman | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Dan Mintz, Eugene Mirman, Larry Murphy

Votes: 442

44. Parks and Recreation (2009–2015)
Episode: Win, Lose or Draw (2012)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

It's election day for Leslie, and Ben is contemplating an offer to help work on a campaign in Washington. Meanwhile, Andy tries to help April rescue the files she deleted from the Parks Department computers.

Director: Michael Schur | Stars: Amy Poehler, Rashida Jones, Aziz Ansari, Nick Offerman

Votes: 1,568

45. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Cooperative Calligraphy (2010)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy