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1. Smallville (2001–2011)
Episode: Reckoning (2006)

TV-PG | 43 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

Clark reveals his secret to Lana, Jonathan and Lex learn the results of the senatorial election, and there is a tragic car accident on the highway that takes the life of someone Clark loves, forcing Clark to appeal to Jor-El for help.

Director: Greg Beeman | Stars: Tom Welling, Kristin Kreuk, Michael Rosenbaum, Erica Durance

Votes: 1,439

2. Friday Night Lights (2006–2011)
Episode: The Son (2009)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Sport

Just as the East Dillon Lions start to perform as a team, the town of Dillon is rocked with the news of the death of Matt's dad. Coach & Mrs Taylor and Julie all do their part to help Matt ... See full summary »

Director: Allison Liddi-Brown | Stars: Kyle Chandler, Connie Britton, Taylor Kitsch, Jesse Plemons

Votes: 677

3. Brothers & Sisters (2006–2011)
Episode: The Homecoming (2010)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama

It's been a year since the Walker family was torn apart by a tragic car accident, and in a very un-Walker like fashion, everyone has been avoiding everyone else. Truths and reality only ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Morris | Stars: Dave Annable, Sally Field, Calista Flockhart, Rachel Griffiths

Votes: 83

4. Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2003)
Episode: The Gift (2001)

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

As Glory prepares Dawn for a bloodletting ritual that will open a portal to another dimension, Buffy and her friends prepare for battle.

Director: Joss Whedon | Stars: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Nicholas Brendon, Alyson Hannigan, Emma Caulfield Ford

Votes: 3,628

5. Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2003)
Episode: Chosen (2003)

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

After killing Caleb, Buffy conceives a plan to defeat the First once and for all. Willow invokes a magic spell that alters the ancient Slayer spell and gives Buffy the allies she needs to ... See full summary »

Director: Joss Whedon | Stars: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Nicholas Brendon, Emma Caulfield Ford, Michelle Trachtenberg

Votes: 3,611

6. The Unit (2006–2009)
Episode: Play 16 (2007)

TV-14 | 45 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

The team deals with their loss, and Jonas vows revenge, putting the unit at risk with Washington.

Director: James Whitmore Jr. | Stars: Dennis Haysbert, Regina Taylor, Robert Patrick, Audrey Marie Anderson

Votes: 204

7. One Tree Hill (2003–2012)
Episode: Danny Boy (2012)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

Nathan's practically safe return causes general joy. The only downside is Dan's condition, probably terminal, but the whole family is in a forgiving mood while reminiscing, only Lucas ... See full summary »

Director: Joe Davola | Stars: James Lafferty, Bethany Joy Lenz, Sophia Bush, Austin Nichols

Votes: 383

8. Criminal Minds (2005– )
Episode: 100 (2009)

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

The BAU team races to help Hotchner find The Reaper and save his family before it's too late.

Director: Edward Allen Bernero | Stars: Joe Mantegna, Paget Brewster, Shemar Moore, Matthew Gray Gubler

Votes: 2,717

9. Supernatural (2005– )
Episode: All Hell Breaks Loose: Part 2 (2007)

TV-14 | 55 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

Dean hits an emotional rock bottom after a devastating personal loss. The Yellow Eyed Demon begins a calculated strategic move to unleash the armies of hell.

Director: Kim Manners | Stars: Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Samantha Ferris, Jim Beaver

Votes: 4,684

10. The Vampire Diaries (2009–2017)
Episode: The Departed (2012)

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

In the third season finale, determined to protect his sister, Jeremy makes a decision that will change everything. Bonnie makes a secret deal that has heartbreaking consequences.

Director: John Behring | Stars: Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, Steven R. McQueen

Votes: 2,939

11. American Horror Story (2011– )
Episode: Smoldering Children (2011)

TV-MA | 42 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

In 1994, Larry gets burned. In the present, Ben begins to understand what happened to cause Vivien's institutionalization. Constance is questioned by the police in Travis' death. Violet learns something about herself that she doesn't know.

Director: Michael Lehmann | Stars: Dylan McDermott, Connie Britton, Evan Peters, Taissa Farmiga

Votes: 3,881

12. Misfits (2009–2013)
Episode: Episode #2.2 (2010)

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

Nathan is approached by the tattooed, denim-clad Jamie, who claims to be his half-brother, conceived out of wedlock. He has recently found out and, to punish their no-good father Mike, has ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Green | Stars: Iwan Rheon, Robert Sheehan, Lauren Socha, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett

Votes: 810

13. Skins (2007–2013)
Episode: Freddie (2010)

TV-MA | 45 min | Drama

Effy and Freddie are living together but Freddie is troubled by Effy's morbid outlook and her obsession with death. He visits Norman,his grandfather,in his residential home and the old man ... See full summary »

Director: Esther May Campbell | Stars: Kaya Scodelario, Luke Pasqualino, Ollie Barbieri, Merveille Lukeba

Votes: 494

14. Everwood (2002–2006)
Episode: All the Lonely People (2006)

TV-PG | 42 min | Drama

Devastated by his expulsion, Reid tries to commit suicide. Ephram rescues him, but can't forgive himself for missing the signs of Reid's depression. Andy and Nina are caught in a ... See full summary »

Director: Joyce Chopra | Stars: Treat Williams, Gregory Smith, Emily VanCamp, Debra Mooney

Votes: 36

15. 90210 (2008–2013)
Episode: The Heart Will Go On (2012)

TV-14 | 42 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Dixon collapses while arguing in the recording studio with Adrianna. (guest stars include Manish Dayal and Robert Hoffman)

Director: Matthew Diamond | Stars: Shenae Grimes-Beech, Tristan Mack Wilds, AnnaLynne McCord, Jessica Stroup

Votes: 114

16. Roswell (1999–2002)
Episode: Cry Your Name (2001)

TV-PG | 44 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

When one of their closest friends die in suspicious circumstances, each character deals with it differently. Liz is in denial, refusing to believe that her friend would commit suicide; ... See full summary »

Director: Allan Kroeker | Stars: Shiri Appleby, Jason Behr, Katherine Heigl, Majandra Delfino

Votes: 227

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