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    nighsgirl

    [82]Dec 11, 2007
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    I think the saddest episode is Simple Rules for Dating my Teenage Daughter, when John Ritter dies..that episodes makes me cry the whole time..
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    Zwingli4

    [83]Dec 12, 2007
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    nighsgirl wrote:
    I think the saddest episode is Simple Rules for Dating my Teenage Daughter, when John Ritter dies..that episodes makes me cry the whole time..

    That was a real life sadness there though!!!

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    Richiebcfc25

    [84]Dec 14, 2007
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    The saddest television episode for me is the ending of Blackadder goes forth when they have to "go over the top" in the trenches and you see blackadder and baldrick get killed i remember watching that episode when it was shown on rememberance sunday and it was absolutely heartbreaking to watch.
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    The_Beekeeper

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    Love My Way - A Different Planet
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    crismcgavin

    [86]Jan 1, 2008
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    mo_man91 wrote:
    I'm so surprised no one has mentioned Six Feet Under yet, that's probably the most life-changing show that's been on television. The last four episodes of that show are extremely sad.

    I totally agree with you! The last 5 minutes of that series finale is one of the most if not the most powerful piece of television i have ever seen!

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    Watershiprabbit

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    The final episode of Animals of Farthing Wood episode 2

    Capitol Critters "Max goes to Washington"

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    cleospal9

    [88]Jan 2, 2008
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    slinkdogg wrote:

    I'm interested in hearing what you think was the saddest television episode you have ever seen. I'd prefer if you stuck with the plot instead of dwelling on the thought that, in the case of a series finale, your favourite show was now gone forever.

    Personally, I feel "Jurassic Bark" an episode of Futurama is the saddest episode I have ever seen of any show. **Spoiler** Basically, Fry finds his mummified dog in a museum and tries to acquire its remains from the museum. Eventually he does and plans on having it cloned, including its memories. We see flashbacks to the 20th century where Fry finds the dog in an alley and shares his pizza with it. The dog was loyal, following him to deliveries and waiting for him at the pizzeria he delivered for. In the end, Fry finds out that the dog lived for 13 more years after Fry got cryogenically frozen and he thinks that the dog probably forgot all about him so he decides he'd rather not clone the dog after all. As the episode ends, we see another flashback of the dog waiting for Fry the day after he got accidentally frozen and the dog just waits for him outside of the pizzeria for years and years, all this to the tune of "I Will Wait For You".

    I actually cried at the end of this episode and I don't remember the last time I cried (if I've ever cried) from a television show.

    I agree, that is the only time I have ever cried after I viewed a television episode as well. Moreover, to put a
    ***SPOILER***


    you need to put [spoiler] hidden text[/spoiler ]. (Remove the space between the bracket)

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    4blue-eyez

    [89]Jan 5, 2008
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    The last episode of Dawson's Creek where Jen died....that was so sad....
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    xarkitu

    [90]Jan 6, 2008
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    From Grey's anatomy:
    Losing My Religion
    Didn't We Almost Have It All?
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    MatthewRobert-x

    [91]Nov 13, 2009
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    desperate housewives,

    when lynette finds out the cancer is gone, then she finds the dead possum outside and she starts saying sorry and cries to it.

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    KingofIPirates

    [92]Nov 13, 2009
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    Probably The Shield - Of Mice and Lem
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    joostin_cdn

    [93]Nov 13, 2009
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    Band of Brother's Episode 9 "Why We Do It".

    It may not compare to some of the tear jerking stuff on Desperate Housewives **rolls eyes**, but is the most heart wrenching episodes of any show ever broadcast. It should be for anyone really unless you are a holocaust denier.
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    glassrose385

    [94]Nov 18, 2009
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    -The school shooting episode on One Tree Hill
    -Mitch's death-Dawson's Creek
    -Lucy's death-ER

    Several episodes of Cold Case are very sad due to child deaths, very good people getting murdered over stupid stuff.
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    umair_23

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    Prison Break- The Final Break

    michaels message in the end, gets me every time.

    "We're free"
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    AUwareagleAU

    [96]Nov 28, 2009
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    1) The last Roseann episode...The one where you find out Dan has died.

    2) Last episode of Prison Break

    3) That Futurama episode

    4) There are 2 Dawson Creeks that i remember that were sad, One where Dawsons dad dies in car werck and one where Jen dies.

    5) Any MTV "reality" serise episode...so sad to see what this world is comming to.

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    gdkeen

    [97]Mar 16, 2010
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    I just watched "Jurassic Bark" again, and immediately googled "Saddest TV Episodes" and this forum topic was tops.


    That is truly one of the most affecting things I have ever seen, and a beautiful, melancholic masterpiece, not to mention THE saddest television episode I have ever seen.


    The scenes of that dog, waiting, motionless through the seasons, for what we know to be 12 years, created an image that I will never forget.


    Simply an amazing thing. A work of art, and credit to the writers and animators.

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    Aurorastarr

    [98]Mar 21, 2010
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    I saw some really good shows listed but I'm going witj the following:



    Cry Your Name - Roswell


    The End of The World - Roswell


    The Body - BtVS


    A Hole in the World - Angel


    Losing My Religion - Grey's Anatomy


    The End of Time - Doctor Who (why did the Ood have to singCry)


    Every episode of Cold Case

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    glassrose385

    [99]Mar 21, 2010
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    "The Son"-Friday Night Lights

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    Angelwomyn

    [100]Mar 24, 2010
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    The "Apollo 1" episode of From The Earth To The Moon because it's based on a real tragedy.


    The M*A*S*H episode "Abyssinia, Henry" because it reminds me of soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan who got killed when it was almost time for them to be sent home.


    The Band of Brothers episodes "Bastogne," "The Breaking Point," and "Why We Fight." That entire series is extremely well-done.

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    Kalel18

    [101]Mar 26, 2010
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    gdkeen wrote:

    I just watched "Jurassic Bark" again, and immediately googled "Saddest TV Episodes" and this forum topic was tops.


    That is truly one of the most affecting things I have ever seen, and a beautiful, melancholic masterpiece, not to mention THE saddest television episode I have ever seen.


    The scenes of that dog, waiting, motionless through the seasons, for what we know to be 12 years, created an image that I will never forget.


    Simply an amazing thing. A work of art, and credit to the writers and animators.

    Never having seen the episode (not really a fan of Futurama) I was very skeptical. So I googled it. Being a dog lover, I must say, I came away very impressed. Nearly brought a tear to my eye just reading about it on Wikipedia.
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