Best of 2013: Top 100 Episodes of 2013 (80-71)
I’m counting down my Top 100 episodes of the year. It wasn’t that hard to narrow down the choices but it was difficult to put them in a sensible order. There was a lot of quality television and that made the list even more of a challenge to complete. I listed basic information about the episode along with the best scene from each one.
80. Raising Hope – “Modern Wedding”
Original Airdate: January 29
Written By: Sean Conaway
Directed By: Rebecca Asher
Best Scene: The actual wedding.
79. Masters of Sex – “Involuntary”
Original Airdate: November 24
Written By: Noelle Valdivia
Directed By: Jennifer Getzinger
Best Scene: Bill pays off Virginia.
78. Eastbound & Down – “Chapter 27”
Original Airdate: November 3
Written By: Jody Hill, Danny McBride & Carson Mell
Directed By: David Gordon Green
Best Scene: Kenny’s breakdown at the party
77. Shameless – “May I Trim Your Hedges?”
Original Airdate: January 27
Written By: Krista Vernoff
Directed By: Steve Shill
Best Scene: Fiona blackmails the grocery store manager.
76. Grey’s Anatomy – “Things We Said Today”
Original Airdate: January 10
Written By: Austin Guzman
Directed By: Ron Underwood
Best Scene: Meredith tells Richard that Adele has passed away.
75. Veep – “Hostages”
Original Airdate: April 28
Written By: Sean Gray & Armando Iannucci
Directed By: Chris Addison
Best Scene: The word cloud. “Do people not use sentences anymore?”
74. Bob’s Burgers – “Mother Daugher Laser Razor”
Original Airdate: January 6
Written By: Nora Smith
Directed By: Jon Schroeder
Best Scene: Bob and Tina get their legs waxed together.
73. Mad Men – “The Quality of Mercy”
Original Airdate: June 16
Written By: Andre Jacquemetton & Maria Jacquemetton
Directed By: Phil Abraham
Best Scene: Sally smoking in the car.
72. Treme – “…To Miss New Orleans”
Original Airdate: December 29
Written By: Eric Overmyer & David Simon
Directed By: Agnieszka Holland
Best Scene: “I am Mr. McAlary.” and LaDonna searches for her son after the shooting.
71. Justified – “Ghosts”
Original Airdate: April 2
Written By: Benjamin Cavell & Fred Golan
Directed By: Bill Johnson
Best Scene: Raylan’s sitdown with Augustine.