The W
Views: 98373832
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
23.8.07 0239
The 7 - One Question... - What's one TV episode you could watch over and over
This thread has 3 referrals leading to it
Register and log in to post!
Pages: 1 2 3 Next(109 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (58 total)
PizzaMan
Linguica
Level: 19

Posts: 62/69
EXP: 35336
For next: 441

Since: 27.3.04

Since last post: 3071 days
Last activity: 3036 days
#1 Posted on 28.9.05 1226.21
Reposted on: 28.9.12 1228.00
A variant on another question here. And, for some, more difficult to answer. Mine, though, easy:

"Once more with Feeling" Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

I was hooked on that show before hand, that episode took it to a WHOLE new level for me.
Promote this thread!
PeterStork
Sujuk
Level: 64

Posts: 422/1006
EXP: 2162449
For next: 51660

Since: 25.1.02
From: Chicagoland with Hoosiers, or "The Region"

Since last post: 642 days
Last activity: 3 days
#2 Posted on 28.9.05 1238.56
Reposted on: 28.9.12 1239.42
I'm going to go a bit obscure and say the third season ep of Picket Fences "Heroes and Villains." It's Marlee Matlin's second appearance as Laurie Bey, the Dancing Bandit, and her trial is the epitome of quality television. We get Picket Fences' comic relief at its best as Judge Bone (Ray Walston) and Wambaugh (Fyvush Finkel) slug it out (with Don Cheadle up to the task for once, and Guest Prosecutor Jane Kaszmarek!) and the underlying story is awesome: is what Laurie does - rob banks (only accounts funded by the government for stupid programs and only to the FDIC insureable limit) and give money to local charities - really that bad? Or is it worse to shoot a deaf woman in the back?

So awesome.
JayJayDean
Scrapple
Level: 125

Posts: 2318/4718
EXP: 22016924
For next: 437303

Since: 2.1.02
From: Seattle, WA

Since last post: 9 days
Last activity: 11 hours
AIM:  
Y!:
#3 Posted on 28.9.05 1242.56
Reposted on: 28.9.12 1242.59
I could watch the episode of "Friends" where they have the bet to switch apartments every day, if necessary.

Ross: "Chandler was how old when he first touched a woman's breast?"
Rachel: "Uh...14?"
Ross: "No, 19."
Chandler: "Thanks, man."
Socks
Landjager
Level: 60

Posts: 825/888
EXP: 1763492
For next: 9296

Since: 25.6.02
From: Ottawa

Since last post: 760 days
Last activity: 373 days
#4 Posted on 28.9.05 1259.53
Reposted on: 28.9.12 1303.09
The final episode of M*A*S*H

By far, my favorite television show of all time
Deacon Jim
Chipolata
Level: 25

Posts: 45/122
EXP: 84235
For next: 5386

Since: 11.12.03
From: Dallas, TX

Since last post: 652 days
Last activity: 12 hours
AIM:  
Y!:
#5 Posted on 28.9.05 1302.45
Reposted on: 28.9.12 1304.00
This one is hard because I think any hour or half-hour show would eventually drive me insane if I had to actually view it back-to-back-to-back.

But, having said that, two immediately came to mind. From Seinfeld, "The Bet". I am truly not the master of my domain. And from Friends, the episode where Ross was trying to explain Hanukkah to Ben. When he entered the room wearing an Armadillo suit, I really lost it.

When I happen to run into either of these two episodes, I stay with it to the end.
Joseph Ryder
Head cheese
Level: 40

Posts: 184/332
EXP: 407577
For next: 33736

Since: 19.3.02
From: Seattle, WA

Since last post: 1137 days
Last activity: 670 days
#6 Posted on 28.9.05 1330.11
Reposted on: 28.9.12 1330.29
The season (series) finale of Freaks and Geeks.
UnsUwe
Chourico
Level: 36

Posts: 176/263
EXP: 283894
For next: 24219

Since: 6.7.02
From: Germany

Since last post: 503 days
Last activity: 146 days
AIM:  
ICQ:  
#7 Posted on 28.9.05 1343.45
Reposted on: 28.9.12 1343.48
Married......With Children, season 2, show 18: "The Great Escape". The most hilarious 30 minutes ever!
AWArulz
Knackwurst
Level: 108

Posts: 1292/3353
EXP: 13153237
For next: 367306

Since: 28.1.02
From: Louisville, KY

Since last post: 2 days
Last activity: 9 hours
AIM:  
Y!:
#8 Posted on 28.9.05 1357.32
Reposted on: 28.9.12 1358.58
I don't think I could narrow it down to one.

MASH - the episode where Hawkeye thinks BJ is playing practical jokes on the rest of the people, but in fact, they are all playing practical jokes on him.

Also MASH - 5 O'Clock Charlie

Beverly Hillbillies - The one where the Family goes back to Tennessee and Mr Drysdale acts like he's from the hills. It's freaking hoot.

I Love Lucy - the one that "superman" is one where Lucy ends up out on the ledge. Although the one where Little Ricky is born is also a hoot. OK, so is the one where the Ricardos want to get out of their lease, so they make a ton of noise. Ok, how about any episode? Can I admit something? Fred Mertz makes me die laughing.

Damn - this question is too hard....


Matt Tracker
Scrapple
Level: 124

Posts: 1225/4812
EXP: 21437424
For next: 399238

Since: 8.5.03
From: North Carolina

Since last post: 1 day
Last activity: 5 hours
#9 Posted on 28.9.05 1445.47
Reposted on: 28.9.12 1445.50
"Shoe Money Tonight," an episode of SportsNight that is the perfectly written 30-minute installment of a sitcom.

From tv.com:

It's snowing in Pittsburgh so, the anchors of the 2 AM West Coast update are stuck, and the 11 p.m. staff have to stay to do the show. Instead of going to Atlantic City, anchors Dan and Casey and the staff have a poker tournament. Assistant producer Natalie is angry with writer Jeremy because he skipped an outing with her to go play tennis with an old girlfriend who is now an actress. Casey approves a rundown from the 2AM producer, Sally, without consulting Dana, making her feel very angry and unappreciated. Station president Isaac appears to be shrinking.

Some magnificent quotes abound:

"You're no longer in the zone, are you?"
"I'm down here with the rest of you."

"You dated a girl named Judy Rootie Tootie?"

And this astounding monologue from Jeremy to Natalie. The poker game has become a war of wills between the squabbling lovers:

[A full house. Dan already folded the six you needed and I have the other one. You don't have a house of any sort. You don't have a pup tent. You've got trip sevens and I have a straight. (stands up) I want you to trust me right now. I want you to say to yourself, "Yeah, I've dated a string of jerks in my life. They were stupid, they were mean to me, but maybe this one's different. Maybe I should take a chance and not adopt the 'break up with him before he breaks my heart' strategy." I want you to remember that when I started liking you, I didn't stop liking tennis. And I want you to know that I don't think there's a woman in the world that you need to be threatened by, no matter how glamorous you think she is. But mostly, I want you to trust me, just once, when I tell you that you have three sevens... and I have a straight.]

She plays the hand, he's proven right, and she realizes he knows exactly what he's talking about. She tries to apologize, but he insists they spend time apart. And then she plays HER ace card: offering to wear his white dress shirt and nothing else. He folds, and they leave together. He turns to Dan: "I was never in it."

The perfect sitcom episode.
Zeruel
Thirty Millionth Hit
Moderator
Level: 130

Posts: 2816/5200
EXP: 25474902
For next: 255744

Since: 2.1.02
From: The Silver Spring in the Land of Mary.

Since last post: 13 hours
Last activity: 4 min.
#10 Posted on 28.9.05 1446.40
Reposted on: 28.9.12 1446.43
The MASH where Harry Morgan is guest starring as Gen. Steele and is crazy as a loon.

Steele: Non-coms, the backbone of the army. Where are you from son?
Radar: I'm from I-
Steele: NO TALKING IN RANKS!
DrDirt
Banger
Level: 96

Posts: 1464/2697
EXP: 8826939
For next: 161880

Since: 8.10.03
From: flyover country

Since last post: 9 days
Last activity: 20 hours
#11 Posted on 28.9.05 1458.40
Reposted on: 28.9.12 1459.01
The Fawlty Towers episode with Basil the Rat or the one about Nazis.
JoshMann
Andouille
Level: 87

Posts: 1758/2159
EXP: 6290228
For next: 102571

Since: 17.11.03
From: Tallahassee, FL

Since last post: 2231 days
Last activity: 2228 days
AIM:  
Y!:
#12 Posted on 28.9.05 1529.41
Reposted on: 28.9.12 1529.43
Cheers, "A House Is Not A Home"
The Simpsons, "Itchy And Scratchy Land"
Scrubs, "My Life In Four Cameras"
Sledge Hammer!, "The Spa Who Loved Me"
Taxi, "On The Job" (pts 1 and 2)
The West Wing, "Game On"
Dexley's Midnight Jogger
Pepperoni
Moderator
Level: 65

Posts: 610/1049
EXP: 2236808
For next: 98832

Since: 10.10.02
From: New Hampshire

Since last post: 201 days
Last activity: 115 days
#13 Posted on 28.9.05 1553.17
Reposted on: 28.9.12 1553.31
The Barney Miller episode where they ate pot-laced brownies by accident.

I've been catching the show from On Demand and everyone is enjoyable.
whatever
Lap cheong
Level: 81

Posts: 742/1737
EXP: 4896408
For next: 96462

Since: 12.2.02
From: Cleveland, Ohio

Since last post: 5 days
Last activity: 6 hours
#14 Posted on 28.9.05 1557.01
Reposted on: 28.9.12 1557.26
    Originally posted by DrDirt
    The Fawlty Towers episode with Basil the Rat or the one about Nazis.

Well, I'd agree on Basil the Rat, but "Communication Problems" has my vote.

"Pardon me, is this a piece of your brain?"
Karlos the Jackal
Lap cheong
Level: 81

Posts: 560/1748
EXP: 4965242
For next: 27628

Since: 2.1.02
From: The City of Subdued Excitement

Since last post: 22 days
Last activity: 4 hours
#15 Posted on 28.9.05 1617.31
Reposted on: 28.9.12 1619.28
Um. Maybe the episode of "Black Adder" where he destroys the dictionary and tries to re-write it overnight.

--K
Oliver
Scrapple
Level: 126

Posts: 1705/4918
EXP: 22998423
For next: 85744

Since: 20.6.02
From: #YEG

Since last post: 5 days
Last activity: 1 day
AIM:  
ICQ:  
Y!:
#16 Posted on 28.9.05 1646.54
Reposted on: 28.9.12 1647.45
Ummmm...that's tough, I'd have to go with two:

TNG: BEST OF BOTH WORLDS, part 1 and 2.

The drama in the episode, and around the series at the time, was at a fever pitch.
spf
Scrapple
Level: 132

Posts: 3315/5402
EXP: 26972971
For next: 159033

Since: 2.1.02
From: The Las Vegas of Canada

Since last post: 23 days
Last activity: 2 days
AIM:  
#17 Posted on 28.9.05 1711.08
Reposted on: 28.9.12 1712.14
Yes Prime Minister - "The Key"
OlFuzzyBastard
Knackwurst
Level: 103

Posts: 2400/3024
EXP: 11154854
For next: 316591

Since: 28.4.02
From: Pittsburgh, PA

Since last post: 5 days
Last activity: 4 hours
AIM:  
#18 Posted on 28.9.05 1747.02
Reposted on: 28.9.12 1747.42
Season 1, Episode 4 of the UK version of "The Office". A simple training seminar goes to shit because of David Brent's incessant need to be the center of attention and the world's foremost authority on everything. Everything is classic, from David's completely clueless roleplaying ("I think there's been a rape up there!") to Tim and Gareth bickering over a brain teaser, to say nothing of the impromptu concert (~!) - but the whole thing has the first real installment of the Tim/Dawn saga going on in the background, with the first of the show's innumberable painful endings. Quite possibly the most perfect half hour of any show I've ever seen.
Quezzy
Knackwurst
Level: 106

Posts: 1908/3246
EXP: 12558378
For next: 113606

Since: 6.1.02
From: The Moon

Since last post: 4 days
Last activity: 14 hours
AIM:  
#19 Posted on 28.9.05 2157.14
Reposted on: 28.9.12 2159.01
Tough call. I could probably come up with a lot of episodes of The Tick the animated series that I probably wouldn't mind watching over and over again but I think in the end I'd have to go with Episode 5 of Season 1 of Cowboy Bebop, "Ballad of Fallen Angels"
Packman V2
Bratwurst
Level: 70

Posts: 482/1330
EXP: 2994561
For next: 21265

Since: 16.3.04
From: Albuquerque, NM

Since last post: 3 days
Last activity: 9 hours
AIM:  
Y!:
#20 Posted on 28.9.05 2222.26
Reposted on: 28.9.12 2222.47
This probably will not be as memorabe, but due to recent memory...

House, "Three Stories"...just well written. If you've seen it, you know, if not, then the best I can do is recommend it.
Pages: 1 2 3 NextThread ahead: Where do you get your morning coffee ?
Next thread: How do you lace your shoes?
Previous thread: What's the old TV show you used to enjoy that you wish you hadn't seen again once you got older?
(109 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
The 7 - One Question... - What's one TV episode you could watch over and overRegister and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2014 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.187 seconds.