Ranking The Shows I've Watched Best Rated Episodes

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1. Game of Thrones (2011–2019)
Episode: Battle of the Bastards (2016)

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

Jon and Sansa face Ramsay Bolton on the fields of Winterfell. Daenerys strikes back at her enemies. Theon and Yara arrive in Meereen.

Director: Miguel Sapochnik | Stars: Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington, Emilia Clarke, Liam Cunningham

Votes: 182,279

Season 6 Episode 9

2. Breaking Bad (2008–2013)
Episode: Ozymandias (2013)

TV-14 | 48 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Walt goes on the run. Jesse is taken hostage. Marie convinces Skyler to tell Walter, Jr. the truth.

Director: Rian Johnson | Stars: Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, Aaron Paul, Dean Norris

Votes: 105,984

Season 6 Episode 6

3. House (2004–2012)
Episode: House's Head (2008)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Mystery

A bus that House was riding crashes. House claims there's a victim on the bus that's dying, but not from the bus accident. He stops at nothing to figure out who the patient is and what is ailing them.

Director: Greg Yaitanes | Stars: Hugh Laurie, Lisa Edelstein, Omar Epps, Robert Sean Leonard

Votes: 7,385

Season 4 Episode 15

4. Lost (2004–2010)
Episode: The Constant (2008)

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

During the helicopter ride to the ship, Desmond's consciousness begins jumping back and forth between present day 2004 and 1996. He is forced to find Daniel Faraday in 1996 in order to get answers and stop the jumps.

Director: Jack Bender | Stars: Naveen Andrews, Henry Ian Cusick, Jeremy Davies, Emilie de Ravin

Votes: 9,338

Season 4 Episode 5

5. Friends (1994–2004)
Episode: The Last One: Part 2 (2004)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Romance

Phoebe races Ross to the airport in a bid to stop Rachel from leaving for Paris. Monica and chandler pack up their apartment ahead of their move to their new house, and Joey buys Chandler a new chick and duck as a leaving present.

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

Votes: 9,459

Season 10 Episode 18

SERIES FINALE

6. Firefly (2002–2003)
Episode: Out of Gas (2002)

TV-14 | 44 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

When Serenity's life support system fails, Mal orders the crew off the ship - but he stays behind.

Director: David Solomon | Stars: Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk, Morena Baccarin

Votes: 4,676

Season 1 Episode 8

7. True Detective (2014– )
Episode: Who Goes There (2014)

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

Martin is faced with marital problems. The search for Reggie Ledoux leads the detectives to a motorcycle gang called the Iron Crusaders, which Rust worked undercover in the past.

Director: Cary Joji Fukunaga | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Woody Harrelson, Michelle Monaghan, Michael Potts

Votes: 20,664

Season 1 Episode 4

8. Daredevil (2015–2018)
Episode: New York's Finest (2016)

TV-MA | 48 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Trapped face-to-face with the Punisher, Daredevil wrestles with the morality of vigilante justice. Meanwhile, Foggy and Karen work to save the firm.

Director: Marc Jobst | Stars: Charlie Cox, Deborah Ann Woll, Elden Henson, Jon Bernthal

Votes: 8,233

Season 2 Episode 3

9. Scrubs (2001–2010)
Episode: My Finale: Part 2 (2009)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Drama

J.D. continues his last day at Sacred Heart, and tries to hold out hope for a great sendoff.

Director: Bill Lawrence | Stars: Zach Braff, Sarah Chalke, Donald Faison, Neil Flynn

Votes: 3,415

Season 8 Episode 19

10. Westworld (2016– )
Episode: The Bicameral Mind (2016)

TV-MA | 90 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Ford unveils his bold new narrative; Dolores embraces her identity; Maeve sets her plan in motion.

Director: Jonathan Nolan | Stars: Evan Rachel Wood, Thandie Newton, Jeffrey Wright, James Marsden

Votes: 24,575

Season 1 Episode 10

11. Arrested Development (2003– )
Episode: Development Arrested (2006)

TV-14 | 23 min | Comedy

After returning home from Iraq, George Sr. is finally cleared of all charges, and Michael is relieved to be the head of a successful company for a change. The real brains behind the madness... See full summary »

Director: John Fortenberry | Stars: Jason Bateman, Portia de Rossi, Will Arnett, Michael Cera

Votes: 2,022

Season 3 Episode 13

12. Orange Is the New Black (2013–2019)
Episode: Toast Can't Never Be Bread Again (2016)

TV-MA | 76 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Corporate bureaucracy and simmering anger work against Caputo's efforts to keep a sensitive situation under control.

Director: Adam Bernstein | Stars: Taylor Schilling, Natasha Lyonne, Uzo Aduba, Danielle Brooks

Votes: 3,599

Season 4 Episode 13

13. How I Met Your Mother (2005–2014)
Episode: How Your Mother Met Me (2014)

TV-14 | 23 min | Comedy, Romance

The story of The Mother, from her traumatic 21st birthday to a number of close calls with meeting Ted to the night before Barney and Robin's wedding.

Director: Pamela Fryman | Stars: Josh Radnor, Jason Segel, Cobie Smulders, Cristin Milioti

Votes: 7,675

Season 9 Episode 16

14. Mad Men (2007–2015)
Episode: The Suitcase (2010)

TV-14 | 48 min | Drama

Don deliberately delays returning an important call from California, because he knows it's bad news about Anna. Instead, he keeps himself occupied by forcing Peggy to miss her birthday dinner to pull an all-nighter with him for a client.

Director: Jennifer Getzinger | Stars: Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser, January Jones

Votes: 3,726

Season 4 Episode 7

15. 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: 2,887

Season 3 Episode 22

16. Battlestar Galactica (2004–2009)
Episode: Blood on the Scales (2009)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Roslin is on board a raptor en route to the Rebel Cylon Base Star, but Gaeta has ordered to engage and destroy it. The marines have used a stun grenade on Adama and Tigh. Roslin manages to ... See full summary »

Director: Wayne Rose | Stars: Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Katee Sackhoff, Jamie Bamber

Votes: 1,539

Season 4 Episode 14

17. Star Wars Rebels (2014–2018)
Episode: Twilight of the Apprentice (2016)

TV-Y7 | 44 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

After gaining information about the Sith, Kanan, Ezra and Ahsoka battle the Inquisitors with the help of a new ally, but are overmatched when Vader arrives.

Director: Dave Filoni | Stars: Taylor Gray, Freddie Prinze Jr., Dave Filoni, Ashley Eckstein

Votes: 2,497

Season 2 Episode 20

18. Fringe (2008–2013)
Episode: An Enemy of Fate (2013)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

As the Observers close in, Walter and September desperately work to complete the plan, but one obstacle after another hinders their progress.

Director: J.H. Wyman | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Jasika Nicole, John Noble

Votes: 2,737

Season 5 Episode 13

SERIES FINALE

19. The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990–1996)
Episode: Papa's Got a Brand New Excuse (1994)

TV-PG | 23 min | Comedy

Will's father Lou shows up after fourteen years and spends a lot of time with Will. Will's very pleased with this, uncle Phil however thinks Lou will again disappoint his son.

Director: Shelley Jensen | Stars: Will Smith, James Avery, Daphne Reid, Alfonso Ribeiro

Votes: 1,763

Season 4 Episode 24

20. Sherlock (2010– )
Episode: The Reichenbach Fall (2012)

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

Jim Moriarty hatches a mad scheme to turn the whole city against Sherlock.

Director: Toby Haynes | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Una Stubbs, Rupert Graves

Votes: 31,605

Season 2 Episode 3

21. Arrow (2012– )
Episode: Lian Yu (2017)

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

Oliver assembles a group of unlikely allies - Slade, Nyssa, Merlyn and Digger Harkness - to engage in an epic battle against Chase and his army.

Director: Jesse Warn | Stars: Stephen Amell, David Ramsey, Willa Holland, Emily Bett Rickards

Votes: 6,482

Season 5 Episode 23

22. 24 (2001–2010)
Episode: 11:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m. (2002)

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

After being falsely informed his daughter has been killed, the enraged Jack Bauer goes to the dock to kill the Drazens whilst the traitor at CTU tries to make a quick escape.

Director: Stephen Hopkins | Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Leslie Hope, Sarah Clarke, Elisha Cuthbert

Votes: 1,795

Season 1 Episode 24

23. Dexter (2006–2013)
Episode: The Getaway (2009)

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

Dexter is obsessed with getting the Trinity Killer himself, especially after Arthur has tracked him to Metro Homicide and learns his real identity.

Director: Steve Shill | Stars: Michael C. Hall, Julie Benz, Jennifer Carpenter, Desmond Harrington

Votes: 9,741

Season 4 Episode 12

24. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013– )
Episode: Self Control (2017)

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

As Radcliffe and Aida's plan goes into action, Fitz and Simmons are trapped in the Playground unsure of which of their friends are real and which ones have been replaced by LMDs.

Director: Jed Whedon | Stars: Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Chloe Bennet, Iain De Caestecker

Votes: 3,508

Season 4 Episode 15

25. 13 Reasons Why (2017– )
Episode: Tape 6, Side A (2017)

TV-MA | 54 min | Drama, Mystery

Clay and Hannah grow closer. While Clay spends a heartbreaking night listening to his tape with Tony, tensions boil over at Bryce's house.

Director: Jessica Yu | Stars: Dylan Minnette, Katherine Langford, Christian Navarro, Alisha Boe

Votes: 6,193

Season 1 Episode 11

26. Preacher (2016– )
Episode: Sundowner (2016)

TV-MA | 42 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

Jesse comes face-to-face with Deblanc and Fiore, then learns more about the entity that resides in his body.

Director: Guillermo Navarro | Stars: Dominic Cooper, Joseph Gilgun, Ruth Negga, Lucy Griffiths

Votes: 2,353

Season 1 Episode 6

27. Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014)
Episode: Two Imposters (2012)

TV-MA | 50 min | Crime, Drama, History

After Owen's dead body is delivered in a crate and Margaret leaves him, Nucky spends the next day with a seriously wounded Eddie and Gyp's thugs trying to kill him.

Director: Allen Coulter | Stars: Steve Buscemi, Kelly Macdonald, Michael Shannon, Shea Whigham

Votes: 1,929

Season 3 Episode 11

28. Merlin (2008–2012)
Episode: The Coming of Arthur: Part Two (2010)

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

The new queen of Camelot proves to be far crueler than Uther, who is made to watch from his dungeon as she slaughters innocents. Guinevere helps Sir Leon escape from prison and joins her ... See full summary »

Director: Jeremy Webb | Stars: John Hurt, Rupert Young, Katie McGrath, Emilia Fox

Votes: 644

Season 3 Episode 13

29. Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008–2020)
Episode: The Lawless (2013)

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

Darth Maul has taken over leadership of Death Watch. Though the Jedi cannot officially interfere, Obi-Wan Kenobi travels to Mandalore to rescue Satine.

Director: Brian O'Connell | Stars: James Arnold Taylor, Anna Graves, Sam Witwer, Katee Sackhoff

Votes: 1,366

Season 5 Episode 16

30. DC's Legends of Tomorrow (2016– )
Episode: Invasion! (2016)

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

The Legends work with The Flash, Supergirl and Green Arrow to kill the invaders; while working out how to defeat the Dominators, Stein gets distracted by the aberration he created in 1987.

Director: Gregory Smith | Stars: Victor Garber, Brandon Routh, Caity Lotz, Franz Drameh

Votes: 2,684

Season 2 Episode 7

31. Robin Hood (2006–2009)
Episode: Something Worth Fighting For: Part 2 (2009)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

War breaks out in Nottingham as the Sheriff attacks with everything he has. Robin and the gang fight to defend the castle, but are forced to retreat. Finally it comes down to the feared few... See full summary »

Director: Matthew Evans | Stars: Jonas Armstrong, Richard Armitage, David Harewood, Keith Allen

Votes: 217

Season 3 Episode 13

SERIES FINALE

32. Chuck (2007–2012)
Episode: Chuck Versus the Ring (2009)

TV-PG | 42 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

Chuck is given an opportunity to rid himself of the Intersect but will have to protect Ellie from Fulcrum on her wedding day.

Director: Robert Duncan McNeill | Stars: Zachary Levi, Yvonne Strahovski, Joshua Gomez, Ryan McPartlin

Votes: 1,782

Season 2 Episode 22

33. Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013– )
Episode: Johnny and Dora (2015)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Crime

When Jake and Amy go under cover to catch an identity thief, the investigation brings them closer.

Director: Dean Holland | Stars: Andy Samberg, Stephanie Beatriz, Terry Crews, Melissa Fumero

Votes: 2,097

Season 2 Episode 23

34. Terra Nova (2011)
Episode: Resistance (2011)

TV-14 | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

The Phoenix team overwhelm the Terra Nova campsite while Taylor's remaining men hide in the forest. For mysterious reasons, the next step is clearing out the southern desert with mega-bombs... See full summary »

Director: Jon Cassar | Stars: Jason O'Mara, Shelley Conn, Christine Adams, Allison Miller

Votes: 796

Season 1 Episode 13

35. Mob City (2013)
Episode: Stay Down (2013)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Despite hardships, Captain Parker is more determined than ever to clean up the corruption within the LAPD and announces plans to target the source internally. Meanwhile Meyer comes to Bugsy with unwelcome news.

Director: Frank Darabont | Stars: Jon Bernthal, Milo Ventimiglia, Neal McDonough, Alexa Davalos

Votes: 227

Season 1 Episode 6

36. Prison Break (2005–2017)
Episode: Go (2006)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

The team start the escape from the hole in Scofield's cell.

Director: Dean White | Stars: Dominic Purcell, Wentworth Miller, Robin Tunney, Amaury Nolasco

Votes: 4,362

Season 1 Episode 21

37. Star Trek (1966–1969)
Episode: The City on the Edge of Forever (1967)

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

When a temporarily insane Dr. McCoy accidentally changes history and destroys his time, Kirk and Spock follow him to prevent the disaster, but the price to do so is high.

Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, Joan Collins, DeForest Kelley

Votes: 3,892

Season 1 Episode 28

38. The Tudors (2007–2010)
Episode: Death of a Monarchy (2010)

TV-MA | 56 min | Drama, History, Romance

As Henry's health deteriorates, he grows introspective as various factions in the court try to position themselves for the seemingly inevitable succession.

Director: Ciaran Donnelly | Stars: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Henry Cavill, Sarah Bolger, Max Brown

Votes: 514

Season 4 Episode 10

SERIES FINALE

39. 24: Live Another Day (2014)
Episode: 10:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. (2014)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

As the world teeters on a terror plot of mass proportions, Jack and the team reunite one last time to avert an imminent crisis. With no time left and the fate of free world on the line, Jack is faced with an unthinkable and grave decision.

Director: Jon Cassar | Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Yvonne Strahovski, Tate Donovan, Mary Lynn Rajskub

Votes: 1,435

Episode 12

40. Falling Skies (2011–2015)
Episode: A More Perfect Union (2012)

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

When skitters approach the newly combined resistance force, the groups' interaction surprises everyone. Meanwhile, Tom finds out life-changing news just as the 2nd Mass comes face-to-face ... See full summary »

Director: Greg Beeman | Stars: Noah Wyle, Moon Bloodgood, Drew Roy, Connor Jessup

Votes: 749

Season 2 Episode 10

41. Iron Fist (2017–2018)
Episode: Bar the Big Boss (2017)

TV-MA | 50 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

Ward receives an offer with strings attached. Davos advocates for an extreme solution and a deadly duel gets personal.

Director: Andy Goddard | Stars: Finn Jones, Jessica Henwick, Tom Pelphrey, Jessica Stroup

Votes: 2,572

Season 1 Episode 12

42. The Big Bang Theory (2007–2019)
Episode: The Bath Item Gift Hypothesis (2008)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy, Romance

Leonard is disappointed when Penny develops an interest in an attractive physicist at the university. Meanwhile, Sheldon struggles to find an appropriate Christmas gift for Penny.

Director: Mark Cendrowski | Stars: Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco, Simon Helberg

Votes: 4,601

Season 2 Episode 11

43. Camelot (2011)
Episode: Reckoning (2011)

TV-MA | 52 min | Drama, Fantasy, History

Morgan enters Camelot with her prisoners, claiming that they are traitors and that only she can save the realm from the marauding bands. Confronting Ygrain in private she kills her. Arthur ... See full summary »

Directors: Mikael Salomon, Stefan Schwartz | Stars: Joseph Fiennes, Jamie Campbell Bower, Tamsin Egerton, Claire Forlani

Votes: 282

Season 1 Episode 10

44. Speechless (2016–2019)
Episode: S-I - SICK D-A-- DAY (2017)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

Sick bay claims Maya and Kenneth, forcing Jimmy to take the reins of the DiMeo household as Dylan looks after JJ, who returns the favor by running interference between her and a boy she likes.

Director: Bill Purple | Stars: Minnie Driver, John Ross Bowie, Cedric Yarbrough, Mason Cook

Votes: 158

Season 1 Episode 13

45. Archer (2009– )
Episode: Deadly Velvet: Part 2 (2016)

TV-MA | 26 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

Things get even deadlier on the set of Deadly Velvet when someone turns up, you guessed it, dead.

Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Mary McDonald-Lewis, Amber Nash

Votes: 893

Season 7 Episode 10

46. Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015–2019)
Episode: Kimmy Meets a Drunk Lady! (2016)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

A drunk Uber passenger convinces Kimmy to stop repressing her emotions. Meanwhile, a broken R. Kelly cassette tape pushes Titus over the edge.

Director: Claire Scanlon | Stars: Ellie Kemper, Tituss Burgess, Carol Kane, Jane Krakowski

Votes: 781

Season 2 Episode 9

47. Two and a Half Men (2003–2015)
Episode: Camel Filters and Pheromones (2004)

TV-14 | 21 min | Comedy, Romance

Berta brings her 16 year old granddaughter to work. She poses issues for the men.

Director: Robert Berlinger | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Jon Cryer, Angus T. Jones, Marin Hinkle

Votes: 1,587

Season 1 Episode 12

48. The Bill Engvall Show (2007–2009)
Episode: PromZilla (2008)

TV-PG | 23 min | Comedy, Family

Susan tries to get the perfect prom experience for Lauren to make up for her own prom.

Director: James Widdoes | Stars: Bill Engvall, Nancy Travis, Jennifer Lawrence, Graham Patrick Martin

Votes: 23

Season 2 Episode 10

49. Supernatural (2005– )
Episode: Swan Song (2010)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

9.7