TV.com's Top 100 Everything of 2013, Vol. 10: Items 10-1

Not only is it the last day of 2013, it's also the last day of our mega-epic super-gigantic exxxtreme-to-the-maxitude Top 100 Everything of 2013! What a serendipitous turn of fortune that was in no way planned! But it's only fitting, because this was an AMAZING year for television—and below, you'll find the top 10 things that we think made it so. Before we get to 'em (and before you debate/thumbs-up/lament our choices in the comments), we'd like to say thanks to all of you who regularly visited TV.com during what was our most fun year to date—we've had the time of our lives sharing our appreciation of television with you. Everybody raise your apple juice and let's cheers to a wonderful 2013 and an even better 2014! See you next year, you wonderful people!


10. THE KISS 


Putting aside our current misgivings about New Girl, let us not forget that the end of the show's second season was pretty much the best thing ever, from the set-up for THE KISS in "Cooler" to everything that came after. The build-up to Jess and Nick as an actual official thing was hilarious and heartfelt, and the pay-off—following another glorious round of True American!—was the stuff of TV fairy-tales. You know, really awkward TV fairy-tales. New Girl managed to keep Nessy almost-there-but-not-quite for most of the Season 2 homestretch, and it was actually great, plus we got to meet Nick's family, putting a lot of Nick's Nick-ness into perspective. Oh! And Schmidt/Elizabeth! Schmidt and Elizabeth were awesome, okay? "Table 34," "Tinfinity," "Chicago," and "Quick Hardening Caulk" rounded out a fantastic—fan-tas-tic—sophomore season. But even with all of that, if we had to pick a highlight... damn, that kiss is on our list.

PREVIOUSLY: New Girl "Cooler" Review: ALL. OF. THE. FEELS.


9. American Horror Story: Coven's collection of crazy kooks


American Horror Story's third season is all about creepy witchiness, but the real fun lies in its fantastic bitchiness. Coven has been a showcase for a stellar group of nasty ladies, including Jessica Lange (like duh, obviously); Lange's fellow AHS vets Sarah Paulson, Frances Conroy, Lily Rabe; newcomers Kathy Bates and Angela Bassett; and an excellent quartet of teenage witches-in-training featuring Taissa Farmiga, Emma Roberts, Jamie Brewer, and Gabourey Sidibe. Come for the zombies, minotaurs, and franken-boyfriends, stay for the venom spewed by the talented female cast.

PREVIOUSLY: "American Horror Story: Coven "Bitchcraft" Review: Hahaha This Show (PHOTO RECAP); American Horror Story: Coven "Head" Review: Hunters and Fatherers (PHOTO RECAP)


8. Person of Interest makes an event out of it

Because its DNA is harvested from comics, CBS's Person of Interest centers on a mysterious billionaire, a strong-and-silent killer, and a city that needs their help. But the show has also borrowed from the medium in a narrative sense, as it did with this fall's three-episode "Endgame" event, an isolated arc that felt like a special must-read issue. Over the course of three cohesive hours, one of the series' biggest villains was conquered, a member of the team was lost *sniff*, and the fallout left Finch and Reese in an unknown space that will serve as a springboard for the rest of Season 3. Person of Interest absolutely deserves consideration for the title of "best drama on network television," and this trio of episodes served up its strongest argument to date. 

PREVIOUSLY: Person of Interest "Endgame" Review: Get Carter? Nope, Carter Gets HersPerson of Interest "The Crossing" Review: You Only Made Him AngryPerson of Interest "The Devil's Share" Review: Revenge, Redemption, and Resolution


7. Happy 50th, Doctor Who!


The longest-running science-fiction series in the world turned 50 this year, and it did so with a huge, wibbly-wobbly timey-wimey celebration that was simulcast around the globe and that thankfully lived up to the hype. The series brought back David Tennant's tenth Doctor to play with Matt Smith's then-outgoing Eleven, as well as some other familiar faces—like Tom Baker and Billie Piper, who appeared in roles they weren't necessarily known for—and, oh yeah, the entire race of the Time Lords. Even though Doctor Who's ability to constantly reinvent itself when an actor departs is probably its greatest achievement, we don't think anyone ever really expected the show to last quite so long. But we're glad it has, of course, and the 50th-anniversary special succeeded all of our expectations while simultaneously pushing the series in a new direction. It was fun, it was exciting, and we're looking forward to the next 50 years. If any TV show can pull off such a run, it's definitely the one that revolves around the mad man with a box.

PREVIOUSLY: Doctor Who "The Day of the Doctor" Review: Gallifrey Falls No MoreDoctor Who: 50 Fantastic Reasons to Celebrate 50 Years


6. The Good Wife strikes out on its own 


Most shows entering their fifth season would be content to coast, but not The Good Wife. Whereas lesser series would've settled into comfortable rhythms full of inter-office melodrama and twisty-turny legal cases while driving their central love triangle into the ground, The Good Wife blew everything up with Alicia and Cary splitting from Lockhart/Gardner and starting their own firm. And while this narrative decision was thrillingly executed in the Season 5 episode "Hitting the Fan," the show patiently built up to it, sowing the seeds in the second half of Season 4 as Alicia came to realize that she didn't want her love life and her professional life to mix, that she wanted to recommit to Peter, that ultimately, she wanted to control her fate as much as possible. And in doing so, The Good Wife became one of the most enthralling and emotionally complex shows on all of TV in 2013.

PREVIOUSLY: The Good Wife "Hitting the Fan" Review: Everything You Ever Wanted


5. Tatiana Maslany, Tatiana Maslany, Tatiana Maslany, and Tatiana Maslany


Acting is difficult enough when you're only playing one character, but Orphan Black's chameleon/star Tatiana Maslany spent a full season climbing into four different sets of skin (and even more in passing) as punk runaway Sarah Manning, stuffy suburban mom Alison Hendrix, brainiac grad student Cosima Niehaus, and feral maniac Helena, all of whom were clones involved in some deranged experiment. And Maslany didn't just change her hairstyle and T-shirts for each character; she moved differently, fidgeted differently, and spoke differently, accounting for even the tiniest details, so that by Episode 3, viewers had forgotten they were watching the same actress. Let's also give a big shout-out to the technology and stand-in that allowed Maslany to act in scenes with herself (and sometimes TWO other versions), which sold the charade even more. We've been waiting for a new young star to set the screen on fire, and now we've found her.

PREVIOUSLY: Orphan Black Season 1 Finale Review: Same, Same But DifferentInterview With a Chameleon: Orphan Black's Tatiana Maslany


4. The Americans: Now that's what I call the '80s 


A lot of really, really great new shows debuted in 2013, but the caviar on top was FX's The Americans, a Cold War spy drama that delivered the most confident freshman season of the year. It smashed genres together without anything feeling forced, boasted a cast of ridiculously great actors, and made bad hairpieces and fake glasses cool again. But The Americans' best asset was the way the show used its early '80s setting, which was infused into the soundtrack (the "Tusk" scene is one of 2013's best), the costuming (those wigs), and most importantly, the spy games. With smartphones and laptops still years away, the cloak-and-dagger action was heightened because The Americans had to get back to basics. No other period piece benefited from the limitations of its era more than this gem, and no other new series was as compelling to watch.

PREVIOUSLY: The Americans Series Premiere Review: Cold War Threat of a Nuclear Family


3. Netflix defies tradition and completely changes the way we watch television


One day your children or android pets will look at you and say, "You used to wait for television episodes and watch them on an actual television and there were commercials and what the hell is NBC anyway?" And you will feel like a loser, because you will be one. We are part of the old school, which in 2013 was bombed by Netflix's new-school strategies of binge-watching, original online programming, and on-demand viewing. This was the year that Netflix signed the broadcast networks' death certificates and forced them to face a future of stunt programming like The Sound of Music Live 2: A Few More of My Favorite Things, proving that the online space isn't afraid of quality original series (House of Cards, Orange Is the New Black) and daring experimentation (Hemlock Grove, Arrested Development). In a decade, we might even wonder why Netflix wasn't number one on our list. That's how big a year it was for the company that once was known for its red envelopes. 

PREVIOUSLY: Does Netflix Know What It's Doing?Will Netflix and House of Cards Change Television, or How You Watch It?


2. It's a nice day for a Red Wedding

The shock. The pain. The suffering. The YouTube reaction videos. If it weren't for our number-one item on this list, Game of Thrones' devastating portrayal of the infamous Red Wedding would be the television event of the year. Three major characters were killed off in an act of deception by House Frey and an act of fan torture from author George R.R. Martin, and even if you'd read the books and already knew it was coming, it still hurt like the dickens. If this is an inciting incident that shapes the inevitable big war for the Iron Throne, then we better start stocking up on Kleenex, wine, and painkillers now. 

PREVIOUSLY: Game of Thrones "The Rains of Castamere" Review: Four Funerals and a Wedding


1. Breaking Bad's final season  

Well of course Breaking Bad is number one, what do we look like—idiots? (Don't answer that.) Though we obviously included a couple specific moments from the series' final season elsewhere on this year-end list, it's what Breaking Bad's final season accomplished as a whole that really stands out as the best thing about television in 2013. Even with so much pressure to maintain the quality of its addictive drama until the end, Breaking Bad moved forward with relentless pacing and made the most of its short eight-episode farewell. Instead of cramming everything into the last episode, series creator Vince Gilligan served up every aspect of what we knew would happen (Hank would find out! Walter's family would turn on him! Walter would run! Table-side guacamole would be consumed!) one by one throughout the season, giving each momentous piece the time it deserved. From the opening chapter, "Blood Money," to the very final fade from a dying Walter White, the end of Breaking Bad felt like the end of something great, and it was. Tony Soprano ushered in the "Golden Age of Television" that elevated the medium to new heights, and Walter White capped it off with a pinnacle that will be hard to reach ever again.     

PREVIOUSLY: Breaking Bad Series Finale Review: Truth and Consequences   



TV.COM'S TOP 100 EVERYTHING OF 2013

– Volume 1: Items 100-91

– Volume 2: Items 90-81

– Volume 3: Items 80-71

– Volume 4: Items 70-61

– Volume 5: Items 60-51

Volume 6: Items 50-41

Volume 7: Items 40-31

Volume 8: Items 30-21

Volume 9: Items 20-11

Volume 10: Items 10-1


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Jan 05, 2014
How could the Red Wedding lose out to Spartacus finale?

Yes, Game of Thrones killed of two of it's major characters but although I was shocked, I wasn't nearly as moved as when I witnessed the former gladiators fight to their glorious deaths.
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Jan 02, 2014
Breaking Bad of course number one!
But i still find it strange to put the entire season on number one, while there were already other parts in the top 100.
They could have mentioned these events in the number one spot and those other spots could have been saved for other moments in my opinion.
The red wedding was still very intense even though i have read the books and i enjoyed the americans (especially the sometimes ridiculous disguises).
Unfortunately the library of Netflix over here is not really big, especially compared to the US, but i guess it has to do with the rights having been sold to other cable companies before it debuted.
I didn't watch every show in the top 10 but then again there is only so much time.
Already looking forward to this years top 100 moments!
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Jan 02, 2014
A great top 10, and specifically top 3, the Netflix way is how I watch most dramas, save them up and watch them in a short period of time, I'd rather wait longer before starting than wait a week between each episode. Breaking Bad like that was sooooo intense.
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Jan 02, 2014
"Day of the Doctor" was great, but the idea that Doctor Who has lasted 50 years is a myth. It's not like the show has been on continuously since 1963; it was off the air between 1989 and 2005.
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Jan 02, 2014
Breaking Bad - hell yeah ;)
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Jan 02, 2014
Breaking bad had the worst ending!
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Jan 07, 2014
How? explain to me what was wrong with it? Tell me a better ending. Go ahead and use spoilers as everyone knows what happens.
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Jan 02, 2014
Uh what? It had the strongest final season of any show ever. The only thing that might be perceived as a flaw is that the final episode was predictable. But it's not really a flaw. They just chose to put some of the big events earlier in the season. That's part of what made the season so great.

If you choose to elaborate, please try to avoid spoilers. This isn't the place to talk about what happened in the final season.
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Jan 02, 2014
Tell me how anyone with eyes or ears has avoided knowing the ending of BB.
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Jan 02, 2014
Oh. Than I can't w/out spoilers.
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Jan 02, 2014
I guess I didn't think that through. This page is already full of spoilers, so maybe it's pointless to try to avoid them here.
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Jan 02, 2014
In terms of best shocking events and entertaining : i would say Person Of Interest , Orphan Black and of course Game of thrones !
In term of best acting , performance and strong-writing : Breaking Bad !
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Jan 02, 2014
hannibal needed a better position it truly is a really great show, breaking bad is good but the finale didnt live up to my expectations so it doesnt even enter my top ten, for me number one is doctor who, it wasnt just the day of the doctor but also the time of the doctor this year!! . and what about supernatural??
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Jan 02, 2014
I still get chills when Rains of Castamere starts being played at the wedding.
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Jan 01, 2014
Red Wedding & Day of the Doctor were by far number 1 things of this year. New girl kiss in top 10?? No Supernatural angels falling in the finale & so many other things. Netflix is not a TV moment. This 100 list was REALLY BAD
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Jan 06, 2014
Guess you didn't watch Breaking Bad.
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Jan 02, 2014
I am inclined to agree with the angels falling on Supernatural. That was an epic moment that should have easily made it alongside the Men of Letters introduction.
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Jan 02, 2014
The falling angels were this close to making the list, but the Men of Letters introduction narrowly won out.
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Jan 01, 2014
I don't watch any of the Top 10 shows (except for POI which I recently started watching). I did catch most of that episode of The Good Wife (that was pretty good) while I was waiting for The Mentalist to start. I'm just glad some of my other favorite shows made the Top 100 list considering that some shows that should be mentioned get snubbed (PBS Sherlock, for example). Maybe there should be an honorable mention section???
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Jan 01, 2014
I don't think Sherlock was snubbed. It' just didn't make the Best of 2013 list since it's last original episode aired way back in May 2012 on PBS.
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Jan 01, 2014
It indeed was two years ago. I just saw the first episode of season 3 (it sometimes is an advantage to have the BBC on cable) and I won't spoil anything :-)
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Jan 01, 2014
I remember, it was right before the two leads were caught in some - and I quote - obscure movies (that would be, of course, the Star Trek and The Hobbit franshises).
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Jan 01, 2014
I hear episode 2 of the new season is about finding a lost ring during a costume ball. Sherlock's costume was a dragon while Watson dressed as a hobbit. I could be wrong though.
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Jan 01, 2014
That would be awesome! (especially becaise the actor that plays Shelock also lend the voice of the dragon, in the same movie the actor that plays Waton was featured as a Hobbit).
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Jan 01, 2014
I think Tatiana Maslany and Person of Interest should have been higher on this list. Although, I'm not familiar with all that's on the top 10 so maybe I'm wrong. But I love that both were included.
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Jan 01, 2014
Carter's demise left me speechless for a week, so I couldn't agree more.
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Jan 01, 2014
I strongly agree with this:
Tatiana Maslany, Tatiana Maslany,Tatiana Maslany,Tatiana Maslany,Tatiana Maslany,Tatiana Maslany,Tatiana Maslany,Tatiana Maslany,Tatiana Maslany,Tatiana Maslany,Tatiana Maslany.....
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Jan 01, 2014
Tatiany Moslany, AHS and Breaking Bad agreed. My top 10 would include The Observer battle in Fringe's finale, The final moments of Continuum's season finale, the Governors death on TWD and Kevin's death on SPN
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Jan 01, 2014
Definitely The Governor's death on The Walking Dead!
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Jan 01, 2014
Love the list, though "Person of Interest" really should have been top 5. Such an amazing show that continues to add layers to the mythology and the incredible cast gets better and better. The last 5 episodes just blew me away!
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Jan 01, 2014
Red wedding should be number one.
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Jan 01, 2014
It's number one on my book
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Jan 01, 2014
Something is fucked up when Justified doesn´t make it to the top 10, and The Kiss from New Girl is number 10 (I like New Girl btw)!
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Jan 01, 2014
I watch it too (New Girl) and don't think it deserves a top 10 place
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Jan 02, 2014
aaaah it was such a hot hot hot kiss (Im jealous) so its okay ;)
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Jan 01, 2014

Looking bck at this list I've noticed that my 2 favorite naked scenes had nothing to do with sex (one was, literally, about coming clean in Game of Thrones, the other a cry of Liberty in which "Egir, God of the Sea" got to feel the sun in his beloved Mountains all over again).

My favorite 3 death scenes were part of the same massacre (lovely portrayal of "Rains of Castemere" though).

The most unique character are 7 different clones of the same person. And my favorite new show is an American legend (Go Ichabod!).
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Jan 01, 2014
Nobody is posting, neither naming or writing on all these TV.com's Top 100 Everything of 2013 much about BANSHEE. Am I the only one who thinks BANSHEE´s sheriff Hood is kind of the New Jack Bauer, and the show is .... awesome good!
Here is a trailer for season 2 (spoilers for those who haven´t see season 1 finished yet)
http://tvline.com/2013/11/21/banshee-season-2-trailer-video-spoilers/
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Jan 02, 2014
it made the top 100 list~not as high as I would of placed it but then again I don't watch all the shows that tv.com had to consider for the list.
I'm a huge Banshee fan and there are a lot of them on this site;-)
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Jan 02, 2014
Few watched Breaking Bad in it´s first season, but then word of mouth propelled the show to the heights we all know now. Breaking Bad was lucky not te be cancelled after the first seven episodes with so low ranking. So I think many are going to watch Banshee´s first season on DVD (or otherwise) and catch up with season 2. Because it is getting excellent reviews everywhere. And it is just to watch it, because for me it is the best show I have seen since for a while, at the heights of The Americans, Breaking Bad, Dexter 3rd season... so we have to keep talking about it ;)
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Jan 02, 2014
I'm on board. Do remember the Banshee raids on the FTW/WTF lists when it was on air. This was before we had the communities. Word of mouth (or text in comments) is how this show has built its fan base. I do think we should mention it for new people to the site who may not belong to the Banshee community. However I don't think tv.com wants the "raids" on all the articles like we did prior to the communities. What about a weekly mention by someone and the other fans can thumbs up it? I'm trying to balance promoting banshee yet respecting the site;-) LOL, funny coming from me since I was a bit vocal about it!

Great meeting another Banshee fan! Have you checked out the Banshee community?
http://www.tv.com/shows/banshee/community/post/late-to-the-show-banshee-pilot-review-1381428461/
You should join (i.e., follow)!
our chant is: BANSHEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

If this is all stuff you already know then my apologizes;-) I'm bad with names (even IRL).
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Jan 03, 2014
Hi, I did not know about all these stuff, thanks. I will try, in a measurable way, to name BANSHEE in my posts and make people aware of this unique, intense and savage show ;)
BANSHEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!
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Jan 01, 2014
Let us not forget. Tatiana Maslany not only plays like 7 different clones, but she also plays them pretending to be each other and not just once but on several separate occasions.

Special mentions also go to AHS:Coven, so good it made me go back and watch the other seasons before I watched more than one episode and GoT's Red Wedding that literally made me feel sick.
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Jan 01, 2014
I would have ranked Tatiana Maslany in Orphan Black as number one. It was a curiosity that became an interest that morphed into a sensation that finally had me saying, "Holy shit, when is Orphan Black on next?" Best acting performance of 2013, bar none. If she does not win the Golden Globe, well, I'll be quite peeved.

Person of Interest is the best network drama on TV, period. And here's the cool part. It's only going to get better. Yippee!!!!

Great list(s). It made me realize there's a lot of stuff on TV I have never seen.
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Jan 01, 2014
Great list, thanks for including Person of Interest and The Good Wife.
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Jan 01, 2014
More or less agree with the top ten, save 'the kiss' and 'The Good Wife', and the fact that while I love what networks like Netflix are doing you often can't see them outside the US. There should have been a Mad Men and Walking Dead moment in the top 10, but I know the latter in particular disappointed a lot of viewers' expectations. I agree 100% with the comments about The Americans and the pre-cell phone, pre-iPad days where you were limited (and said so a few days back!). Great year in television, indeed. Looking forward to 2014. Happy New Year, TV.com and all the posters on this site!
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Jan 01, 2014
Breaking Bad and Person of Interest !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Jan 01, 2014
Soooo, no Dan Harmon returning to Community? Given how that apparently came about it was a pretty big deal.
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Jan 01, 2014
I was going to watch that clip of the Red Wedding but after a couple of minutes I realised I couldn't go through that again!
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Jan 01, 2014
Haven't seen the whole list but the top ten seems pretty spot on including awesome new shows like Orphan Black (I couldn't get into The Americans but so many good reviews can't be wrong...), the great final season of Breaking Bad that got huge and well deserved ratings and the newly exciting The Good Wife. PoI continues to deliver a great show too.... And yeah, that 'Red Wedding' that has now become a common term for any show that has a shockingly brutal heart stopping scene...
New Girl seems to get reviewers a bit excessive in my opinion. I enjoy it and it has great fun moments (while so many comedies are so awful) but it was never THAT amazing and this season is not THAT bad either. Sure the kiss, yeah, cute but among the other stuff in this top ten, it feels a bit overrated...
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Jan 01, 2014
I just google The Americans Philip and click on images and I had such a laugh with wigs, glasses, moustaches, fake smiles. Mathew Rhys comes as such a fresh face to TV and The Americans is great, absolutely amazing. Are we ever going to see Elizabeth smile? I see Keri Russel on the list of great actresses as Jennifer Carpenter, that may never get a nomination or a price.
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Jan 01, 2014
POI totally deserves to be in the first ten. And i like AHS but it doesn't deserve to be in ninth place IMO.
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Jan 01, 2014
Breaking Bad! Def the best TV I saw all year!
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Jan 01, 2014
Nessy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
AHS: Coven!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Tatiana Maslany!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
The Red Wedding!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Jan 01, 2014
Three of items on the list I don't watch and I agree with the rest....amazing considering how many shows on shown. I'm thrilled with the list and knew I could count on you and @sluu3p18 to get it right!
Happy New Years from San Antonio Texas!
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Jan 02, 2014
I guess you called the number 1 and 2
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Jan 01, 2014
Hi guys, thought I might do a running tally of shows featuring most in the top 5 of the Everything over the last 6 years. I've given the show 1 pt for a 5th place 2 pts for 4th, ... and 5 pts for 1st. Of course it's not completely fair because not every show has been around for the full 6 years and so on. Also not all of the things are tv shows. Here are the results, if anyone's still around to read them:

1. Breaking Bad - 13 pts
2. Lost - 11 pts
3. Game of Thrones - 10 pts
4. Louie - 6 pts
5. Community, Modern Family & HD Television - 5 pts
8. The Walking Dead, Mad Men & David Letterman - 4 pts
11. Netflix, NBC Late Night, Glee & Tina Fey - 3 pts
15. The Americans, Homeland, Friday Night Lights & Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog - 2 pts
19. Orphan Black, Supernatural & The Wire - 1 pt
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Jan 01, 2014
That episode from The Good Wife was number one for me for sure, but glad it made the top 10 here. Same for POI, good to see it! What I missed though was this year's episode of Castle involving 3XK. That was so riveting and bonechillingly good!
As for the lists, it's really tough to pick, and though i don't agree with most, y'all did a great job!
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Jan 01, 2014
Last year I sat here and thought oh my god what where you thinking with your number 1 choice. But this year I can agree with you. My list would have taken out some of yours and added a few different ones but well done your choice for number 1.
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Jan 01, 2014
I knew Breaking Bad would be number 1.
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Jan 01, 2014
I'm not sure how you justify leaving John Hurt off the list of Doctors in the 50th anniversary, but shame on you.
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Jan 01, 2014
Catching up on Person of Interest. What an amazing show.


I keep yelling out "YAY Bear!"


I guess Bear is my number 1. ;)
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Jan 01, 2014
Fall 2014 - Bear spinoff. Dog of Interest.
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Jan 01, 2014
How about the suggestion on the 20 TV questions post: @Grumpyclown answer of "Bear from POI -"Fights crimes and the bitches love him!"
but I also like "Dog of Interest";-)
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Jan 01, 2014
I know Nolan is from the "Gotta be DARK" school. But one word of advise. Given to JJ and Co about Vincent on L O S T. DO. NOT. HURT. THAT. DOG!
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Jan 01, 2014
guys ... ty !! $$

POI deserves it : every episode seems to raise the stakes higher and higher ! it's a new revolution

but number 10 : Really ???????????

I would rather put : 10 "Kurt sutter .... that psycho motherf*cker"



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Jan 01, 2014
yea, you guys would put breaking bad at number 1....
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Jan 01, 2014
Because it should be?
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Jan 01, 2014
It's like they've never even heard of Phineas and Ferb.
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Jan 01, 2014
I have a fair number of disagreements and gripes on this list, but man has it been one hell of a great year of television. Anyone who says theres never anything on, or nothing worth watching has no soul, no heart, no imagination, and has essentially given up on life.
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Jan 01, 2014
Do I SOUND like I've given up on life???????.............. :O) I live to kvetch.

I simply don't watch network television because of the crummy commercials, don't have a DVR and never will have one, and find precious little on the pay channels that isn't too violent, GOT; too Fuckingly Lumberjackingly stupid, Dexter; or too scrunchy face/buggy-eyed hanging face, Homeland.

I watch PBS and a select few overpriced pay channel shows.

But thanks for the concern.
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Jan 01, 2014
My comment wasn't directed anyone specifically, but since you've decided to take it as a personal attack on you and your lifestyle, I'll take this time to offer a sincere apology to you. While the rest of us were in line when they were handing out souls, you were clearly too busy being bitter about what was on the TV to get yours. So, sorry about that. Better luck next time?
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Jan 01, 2014
I'm a bit surprised about Netflix at n.3 and even POI in top 10, but overall this was a list I could agree with.
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Jan 01, 2014
Yup, like I said. 2013 television was the realm of Red Wedding and Ozymandias
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Jan 01, 2014
Besides bringing the Mother into the top 10 (replacing new Girl), and maybe swapping Orphan Black and Netflix, but that is just nitpicking, I am thoroughly pleased with the top 100. 2013 was a fantastic year for television, and hopefully 2014 is just as good.
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Jan 01, 2014
I'm really happy that Orphan Black was praised, Tatiana is so awesome. I would have placed Coven first, but then I only watch a handful of shows featured on the list. Now that my friends have finally stopped relentlessly posting about Breaking Bad, I'll probably finally start watching it. I'm not surprised that it ranked first.
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Jan 01, 2014
So, Walt and Skylar are really not getting back together then? For sure?
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Jan 01, 2014
Thank you for putting The Good Wife in the top ten.
Whenever I hear the Rains of Castamere song I remember the Red Wedding. Damn you, HBO and George R. R. Martin.
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Jan 01, 2014
These are all good choices, even if Astapor belongs in the top 10 as well. Probably in the place of Netflix since that isn't technically a TV moment. But yay for Red Wedding, Doctor Who, and Breaking Bad.
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Jan 01, 2014
TATIANA MASLANY!!!!!!!!!!!
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Dec 31, 2013
Long live the doctor
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