The BEST episodes written by Brian Buckner

The Class Blows The Whistle
64 votes

#1 - The Class Blows The Whistle

The Class - Season 1 - Episode 4

When Duncan starts hanging around with Yonk, talking about video games and football, Nicole realizes that her worst nightmare is coming true---they're becoming buddies. Kat tries to help Ethan recover, so she sets him up with one of her friends. Holly becomes obsessed with trying to get her daughter Oprah in Kyle's school, so she starts interrupting Kyle and Aaron all the time, and drives them crazy. After their last date turned out a total disaster, Richie and Lina try to go out on a second date.

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Criss Cross
392 votes

#2 - Criss Cross

Spin City - Season 1 - Episode 12

Michael substitutes for the Mayor on a political talk show, facing off against Ashley on a hot-button issue. Meanwhile, Paul plays City Hall Santa while battling a terrible bout of the flu that is sweeping the office. And everyone finds themselves going to Carter for romantic advice.

The One with Ross' Tan
3246 votes

#3 - The One with Ross' Tan

Friends - Season 10 - Episode 3

Joey and Rachel struggle to be more than friends. Ross gets a spray tan.

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The One with the Nap Partners
3229 votes

#4 - The One with the Nap Partners

Friends - Season 7 - Episode 6

Rachel and Phoebe compete to be Monica's maid-of-honor. Joey and Ross find themselves in awkward positions after a nap.

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The One with the Lottery
2819 votes

#5 - The One with the Lottery

Friends - Season 9 - Episode 18

The friends purchase lottery tickets in hopes to win a huge jackpot. Meanwhile, Chandler waits for a phone call that could mean a new paying job.

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Pride and Prejudice
445 votes

#6 - Pride and Prejudice

Spin City - Season 1 - Episode 4

Michael allows a TV crew into the office for a profile on himself, and one of his quotes lands him in hot water with Ashley. In the meantime, Carter goes behind Michael's back to get the Mayor to green-light a controversial project.

Life Matters
3512 votes

#7 - Life Matters

True Blood - Season 6 - Episode 9

Bill tries to get Warlow away from the faerie plain; Eric arrives at vamp camp; friends and family remember a fallen neighbor in Bon Temps; Bill feels the pull of Lilith's sirens.

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Love Is to Die
2765 votes

#8 - Love Is to Die

True Blood - Season 7 - Episode 9

Sookie retreats in confusion; Sam makes a choice; Jason exercises restraint; Eric faces a dilemma.

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The One with the Memorial Service
2665 votes

#9 - The One with the Memorial Service

Friends - Season 9 - Episode 17

Chandler and Ross joke around on their college website. Joey refuses to give Emma his favorite stuffed animal. Phoebe begs Monica to help her avoid a post-breakup tryst with Mike.

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Let's Get Out of Here
5495 votes

#10 - Let's Get Out of Here

True Blood - Season 4 - Episode 9

Sookie tries to figure out how to fit both Bill and Eric into her life. Lafayette needs Jesus' help to rid him of the spirit that has taken over. Alcide is called upon by Marcus to help render assistance. Opposing ideas bring Bill into direct conflict with Nan. Marnie secretly plans out the strategy for her next step against the vampires in spite of Tara and Holly's apprehension about the outcome.

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In the Beginning
4576 votes

#11 - In the Beginning

True Blood - Season 5 - Episode 7

Salome reveals her true allegiances while Bill and Eric get a powerful taste of sacred blood; Sookie to wonders what her life would be like without faerie powers; Sam sniffs out several shifter shooters; Hoyt finds camaraderie in a new group of friends; Alcide prepares for the worst in his face-off with J.D.; Andy attempts to reconnect with Bud; Lafayette finds an unlikely ally searching for Jesus’ body in Mexico; Lettie Mae pays Tara a visit; and Arlene takes a sentimental journey as her concerns towards Terry deepen.

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Hitting the Ground
6168 votes

#12 - Hitting the Ground

True Blood - Season 3 - Episode 7

Sookie's attempt to rescue Bill has unforseen consequences. Meanwhile, Jason seeks the truth about Crystal. Sam must step in when Tommy gets involved in a dog fighting ring, all thanks to Melinda and Joe Lee's quest for money. Eric figures out how to get the information he wants from Sophie-Anne. Debbie plans to get even with Alcide while Russell ignores the Magister.

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The One with the Cooking Class
2732 votes

#13 - The One with the Cooking Class

Friends - Season 8 - Episode 21

Monica's restaurant gets a bad review and decides to join a cooking class with Joey. Ross goes on a date with a clerk from a baby store, making Rachel jealous.

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The One with the Cheap Wedding Dress
2763 votes

#14 - The One with the Cheap Wedding Dress

Friends - Season 7 - Episode 17

Monica regrets telling a woman about a discount bridal shop when they end up fighting over the same dress. Meanwhile, Joey and Ross discover that they're dating the same girl.

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The One with the Bullies
3035 votes

#15 - The One with the Bullies

Friends - Season 2 - Episode 21

Chandler and Ross run into two bullies at Central Perk. Monica tries her luck at the stock market to avoid taking a job at a 1950s themed diner. Phoebe drives upstate for a second time to meet her father while Joey and Rachel accompany her.

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You Smell Like Dinner
5917 votes

#16 - You Smell Like Dinner

True Blood - Season 4 - Episode 2

Sookie adjusts to Bon Temps' new realities; Bill reveals pieces of his past; Eric crashes a witches' meeting; Jason gets his wounds licked; Andy struggles with his addiction; Sam learns of Luna's special talents; Jessica satisfies her blood cravings; and Arlene witnesses strange behavior from her family.

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The One with Chandler's Dad
2731 votes

#17 - The One with Chandler's Dad

Friends - Season 7 - Episode 22

Rachel finds out she is the only one who hasn't driven Monica's Porsche. Meanwhile, Chandler and Monica go off to Vegas to find Chandler's dad.

The One Where Rosita Dies
2985 votes

#18 - The One Where Rosita Dies

Friends - Season 7 - Episode 13

Phoebe takes a job as a telemarketer for an office supply company. Monica and Ross discover that their parents are selling their house. Rachel accidently breaks Joey's favorite chair.

Hard-Hearted Hannah
4154 votes

#19 - Hard-Hearted Hannah

True Blood - Season 2 - Episode 6

Sookie embarks on a dangerous mission to locate Godric. Bill is shocked when a vampire from his past resurfaces in Dallas and keeps him hostage. Jason makes some difficult decisions. Andy interrogates Lafayette about his disappearance, Terry intervenes.

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Bad Blood
6271 votes

#20 - Bad Blood

True Blood - Season 3 - Episode 1

Sookie turns to Eric for help finding Bill; Andy urges Jason to stay the course; Sam reconnects with his past; Tara seeks refuge from her grief.

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The One with the Truth About London
2935 votes

#21 - The One with the Truth About London

Friends - Season 7 - Episode 16

Chandler becomes upset after learning who Monica was actually looking for the first night they were together. Rachel gets in trouble after teaching Ben practical jokes.

The One with the Pediatrician
2716 votes

#22 - The One with the Pediatrician

Friends - Season 9 - Episode 3

Rachel's pediatrician drops her as a client because she calls him incessantly. Joey arranges a blind date for Phoebe.

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The One with Monica's Boots
2664 votes

#23 - The One with Monica's Boots

Friends - Season 8 - Episode 10

Monica splurges on an expensive pair of boots. Phoebe learns that Ben goes to school with Sting's son.

The One with the Secret Closet
2849 votes

#24 - The One with the Secret Closet

Friends - Season 8 - Episode 14

Chandler realizes he's never seen what's in the closet by the bathroom and tries to break in.

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Plaisir D'Amour
4323 votes

#25 - Plaisir D'Amour

True Blood - Season 1 - Episode 9

Bill must pay a steep price for protecting Sookie; Jason and Amy break a taboo; Tara consults with Miss Jeanette about exorcising her inner demon; Bill enlists an unlikely bodyguard.

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438 votes

#26 - Snowbound

Spin City - Season 1 - Episode 18

A major snowstorm hits Manhattan, causing a chain reaction of mishaps at City Hall. Mike desperately tries to meet his longtime crush on her last night in the city; Paul accidentally offends the Mayor on the radio; Carter and Stuart are locked in the boiler room; and a nudist is on the loose in the Mayor's office.

Joey and the Dream Girl (1)
381 votes

#27 - Joey and the Dream Girl (1)

Joey - Season 1 - Episode 8

Gina's high school friend Donna comes to town, separated from her husband. Joey had a huge crush on Donna for years, and is happier than ever when they start going out. However, Donna confides in Gina that her husband wants to reconcile, and begs her not to tell Joey. Meanwhile, Michael is startled to discover that he was a great baseball player when he was younger.

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The One with Phoebe's Rats
2723 votes

#28 - The One with Phoebe's Rats

Friends - Season 9 - Episode 12

Gavin gives Rachel a birthday gift and Ross makes Joey to stay away from Emma's new nanny. Meanwhile, Mike accidentally kills Phoebe's pet rat.

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Escape from Dragon House
4410 votes

#29 - Escape from Dragon House

True Blood - Season 1 - Episode 4

One of the barmaids from Merlotte's is murdered and all signs point to Jason as her killer. Also evident is the fact that she had been around vampires, and Sookie knows just where to go to find out who the girl had been with. Bill introduces Sookie to Fangtasia, the biggest vampire bar in Shreveport, and Eric, the oldest vampire in Shreveport. Her search could lead her into territory she never thought she'd cover.

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The One with Rachel's Date
2902 votes

#30 - The One with Rachel's Date

Friends - Season 8 - Episode 5

Phoebe begins dating a guy who works for Monica, while Joey sets Rachel up on a date with one of his co-stars.

Mayor Over Miami
376 votes

#31 - Mayor Over Miami

Spin City - Season 1 - Episode 24

Despondent over his separation with his wife, the Mayor decides on a whim to take a road trip with Paul, leaving Mike in charge of New York City and scrambling to find out where they went.

Keep This Party Going
4286 votes

#32 - Keep This Party Going

True Blood - Season 2 - Episode 2

Sookie is forced to babysits Jessica, as well as the romantic inconveniences the teen vampire's presence creates. At the Light of Day leadership conference, Jason makes an impression on its ambitious leaders, Steve and Sarah Newlin. While one of his fellow campers, Amanda Jane with her band, the God Rockets, livens the spirits at camp with their hit single, Jesus Asked Me Out Today. Maryann casts her spell on Merlotte's patrons.

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Thank You
2924 votes

#33 - Thank You

True Blood - Season 7 - Episode 10

Sookie weighs a future with and without Bill. Eric and Pam struggle with their uncomfortable partnership with Mr. Gus. Sam makes a choice, while Andy comes upon an unexpected inheritance.

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Fire in the Hole
2997 votes

#34 - Fire in the Hole

True Blood - Season 7 - Episode 3

Sookie comes up with a dangerous plan; Lafayette gets high with James; Jason considers a future with Violet; Willa must find a new place to stay; Pam tries to get Eric to return to Louisiana.

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The Nutty Deputy Mayor
374 votes

#35 - The Nutty Deputy Mayor

Spin City - Season 3 - Episode 14

The mayor submits a personal ad in a newspaper as the rest of the office men prepare for the mayor's annual male bachelor charity auction. Mike chooses to spend some extra city money on a futuristic new bathroom for City Hall. The new bathroom is insensitive to overweight people. The mayor asks Paul for advice on how to approach a woman. Stacy teaches James how to model so that he can garner more money than Mike in the big auction. Mike puts on a fat suit to appease the head of the overweight person's commission. Stuart's sister is in town but no one has seen her.

Sicut Cervus
5818 votes

#36 - Sicut Cervus

Fear the Walking Dead - Season 2 - Episode 6

As Abigail arrives at her destination, conflicts arise. Chris makes a shocking decision. Nick knows a new mother figure.

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Bye, Bye, Birdie
384 votes

#37 - Bye, Bye, Birdie

Spin City - Season 2 - Episode 21

The staff prepares for Paul and Claudia's bachelor and bachelorette parties as the city prepares to unveil a new statue that it commissioned. The girls play "I Never....". Paul's party is in the office because the Mayor can't go to strip clubs. The new statue, called "The Bird," is, you guessed it.... The girls think a visiting priest is a stripper because of a prank pulled by Stuart. James and Carter go to the hardware store and it is robbed with them in it. Mike is trapped in the store too, after he goes checking for James and Carter. Stacy sends the guys the male stripper Stuart canceled for the girls.

Date of Death
5078 votes

#38 - Date of Death

Fear the Walking Dead - Season 2 - Episode 13

Madison struggles to cope as a large number of refugees flood into the hotel, including someone familiar but unexpected.

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Family Affair (1)
376 votes

#39 - Family Affair (1)

Spin City - Season 2 - Episode 9

Mike's mom, Macy, is visiting for a week and she and the Mayor hit it off better than Mike ever imagined, or feared. Meanwhile, Nikki dates Steve, a ventriloquist whose dummy, Mr. Bungle, is more romantic (and talkative) than Steve. And Stacy and Stuart scheme to get Hank, an elderly security guard, his job back after he accidentally shoots Paul.

The Deer Hunter
349 votes

#40 - The Deer Hunter

Spin City - Season 3 - Episode 4

Carter, Nikki and Mike go deer hunting in a fundraising attempt. While Mike is gone, Stuart becomes Stacy's boss for the day. And, with Claudia's help, Paul campaigns for a raise.

Joey and the Fancy Sister
243 votes

#41 - Joey and the Fancy Sister

Joey - Season 1 - Episode 19

Joey and Gina's sister Mary Theresa is coming for a visit, and Gina can't stand her because she thinks the world revolves around her. When Mary Theresa discovers that her engagement ring is fake, she decides to call off the wedding and stay in California, leaving Joey and Gina to try to find a way to get her to return to New York. Meanwhile, Michael is oblivious of a girl's interest in him.

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Joey and the Spying
267 votes

#42 - Joey and the Spying

Joey - Season 1 - Episode 21

As Eric moves out of their apartment and into one across the courtyard, Alex plants herself up in Joey's room with a pair of binoculars as Eric invites another woman over. After Alex goes to bed, Joey sees Eric kissing the other woman. Meanwhile, Joey's got problems of his own: even though he and Sara are allowed to see other people, he's not because he's too crazy about Sara. Trying to make her jealous, Joey discovers that she likes him as much as he likes her, and they decide not to see other people.

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