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26 Of The Highest-Rated TV Show Episodes On IMDb Ever

The final episode of The Office's 9.7 rating is the highest of the series.

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1. Game of Thrones: Season 6, Episode 9 — "Battle of the Bastards"

There are four Game of Thrones episodes that have 9.9 ratings: "Battle of the Bastards," "The Winds of Winter," "The Rains of Castamere," and "Hardhome." However, "Battle of the Bastards" has the most votes and is therefore the absolute favorite.
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There are four Game of Thrones episodes that have 9.9 ratings: "Battle of the Bastards," "The Winds of Winter," "The Rains of Castamere," and "Hardhome." However, "Battle of the Bastards" has the most votes and is therefore the absolute favorite.

2. Breaking Bad: Season 5, Episode 14 — "Ozymandias"

Two Breaking Bad episodes top the rest with 9.9 ratings. One is the series finale, "Felina," and the other is "Ozymandias," which has a higher number of votes, making it the very top-ranked episode.
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Two Breaking Bad episodes top the rest with 9.9 ratings. One is the series finale, "Felina," and the other is "Ozymandias," which has a higher number of votes, making it the very top-ranked episode.

3. Black Mirror: Season 2, Episode 4 — "White Christmas"

The highest-rated episode of Black Mirror is "White Christmas," with a 9.2. The second-highest is Season 3's "San Junipero," which has an 8.8.
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The highest-rated episode of Black Mirror is "White Christmas," with a 9.2. The second-highest is Season 3's "San Junipero," which has an 8.8.

4. Sons of Anarchy: Season 3, Episode 13 — "NS"

The highest-rated episode of Sons of Anarchy is the Season 3 finale, sitting at 9.7. Fun fact: The first episode of that season is titled "SO," and the finale is "NS," spelling out "SONS."
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The highest-rated episode of Sons of Anarchy is the Season 3 finale, sitting at 9.7. Fun fact: The first episode of that season is titled "SO," and the finale is "NS," spelling out "SONS."

5. The Walking Dead: Season 6, Episode 9 — "No Way Out"

With a 9.7 rating and more votes than any other episode, "No Way Out" is the clear favorite among fans of The Walking Dead.
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With a 9.7 rating and more votes than any other episode, "No Way Out" is the clear favorite among fans of The Walking Dead.

6. How I Met Your Mother: Season 9, Episode 16 — "How Your Mother Met Me"

Only two episodes of How I Met Your Mother have ratings as high as 9.5. One is "Slap Bet," and the other is "How Your Mother Met Me," which has more votes.
CBS

Only two episodes of How I Met Your Mother have ratings as high as 9.5. One is "Slap Bet," and the other is "How Your Mother Met Me," which has more votes.

7. The Office: Season 9, Episode 23 — "Finale"

It shouldn't come as a surprise that the emotional final episode of The Office won viewers over enough to be the highest-rated, at 9.7. The next-highest episodes were "Goodbye, Michael" and "Stress Relief."
NBC

It shouldn't come as a surprise that the emotional final episode of The Office won viewers over enough to be the highest-rated, at 9.7. The next-highest episodes were "Goodbye, Michael" and "Stress Relief."

8. American Horror Story: Season 2, Episode 10 — "The Name Game"

The highest-rated episode of American Horror Story is "The Name Game," from the Asylum season. It's the only episode of the series to reach as high as 9.0. Interestingly, five of the top 10 highest-rated episodes are also from Season 2.
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The highest-rated episode of American Horror Story is "The Name Game," from the Asylum season. It's the only episode of the series to reach as high as 9.0. Interestingly, five of the top 10 highest-rated episodes are also from Season 2.

9. Modern Family: Season 6, Episode 16 — "Connection Lost"

"Connection Lost" is the highest-rated episode of Modern Family by a pretty significant chunk, with a 9.5.
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"Connection Lost" is the highest-rated episode of Modern Family by a pretty significant chunk, with a 9.5.

10. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Season 10, Episode 4 — "Charlie Work"

With a 9.6, "Charlie Work" is the highest-rated episode of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, right above Season 4's "The Nightman Cometh."
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With a 9.6, "Charlie Work" is the highest-rated episode of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, right above Season 4's "The Nightman Cometh."

11. Pretty Little Liars: Season 5, Episode 25 — "Welcome to the Dollhouse"

There are four episodes of Pretty Little Liars tied at 9.0, but the Season 6 premiere, "Welcome to the Dollhouse," has the most votes.
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There are four episodes of Pretty Little Liars tied at 9.0, but the Season 6 premiere, "Welcome to the Dollhouse," has the most votes.

12. Mad Men: Season 4, Episode 7 — "The Suitcase"

Mad Men's Season 4 episode, "The Suitcase," is its highest-rated episode, at 9.7.
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Mad Men's Season 4 episode, "The Suitcase," is its highest-rated episode, at 9.7.

13. Parks and Recreation: Season 7, Episode 13 — "One Last Ride: Part 2"

The show's very last episode is its highest-rated, at 9.7. "One Last Ride: Part 1" is right behind with a 9.6.
NBC

The show's very last episode is its highest-rated, at 9.7. "One Last Ride: Part 1" is right behind with a 9.6.

14. Lost: Season 4, Episode 5 — "The Constant"

There are two episodes of Lost that have 9.7 ratings. One is "Through the Looking Glass," which featured the famous "Not Penny's Boat" scene. The other is "The Constant," and it has the most votes, making it the top-rated.
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There are two episodes of Lost that have 9.7 ratings. One is "Through the Looking Glass," which featured the famous "Not Penny's Boat" scene. The other is "The Constant," and it has the most votes, making it the top-rated.

15. Community: Season 1, Episode 23 — "Modern Warfare"

With a 9.8 rating and more votes than any other episode, "Modern Warfare" tops the rest of the series. This episode was directed by The Fast and the Furious's Justin Lin.
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With a 9.8 rating and more votes than any other episode, "Modern Warfare" tops the rest of the series. This episode was directed by The Fast and the Furious's Justin Lin.

16. Family Guy: Season 8, Episode 1 — "Road to the Multiverse"

The only episode of Family Guy to reach a 9.0 rating is "Road to the Multiverse." The next-highest is Season 10's "Back to the Pilot," with an 8.7.
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The only episode of Family Guy to reach a 9.0 rating is "Road to the Multiverse." The next-highest is Season 10's "Back to the Pilot," with an 8.7.

17. Dexter: Season 4, Episode 12 — "The Getaway"

Dexter's Season 4 finale tops all other episodes, with a 9.8 rating. Second-highest is Season 1's "Born Free."
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Dexter's Season 4 finale tops all other episodes, with a 9.8 rating. Second-highest is Season 1's "Born Free."

18. House: Season 4, Episode 15 — "House's Head"

Season 4's "House's Head" is the series' highest-rated episode, at 9.8. The episode that followed it, "Wilson's Heart," is right below it with a 9.7.
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Season 4's "House's Head" is the series' highest-rated episode, at 9.8. The episode that followed it, "Wilson's Heart," is right below it with a 9.7.

19. The Simpsons: Season 8, Episode 23 — "Homer's Enemy"

Out of so, so, SO MANY episodes in this series' lengthy run, the highest-rated is "Homer's Enemy," at 9.3.
Fox

Out of so, so, SO MANY episodes in this series' lengthy run, the highest-rated is "Homer's Enemy," at 9.3.

20. Grey's Anatomy: Season 6, Episode 24 — "Death and All His Friends"

The Season 6 finale episode of Grey's Anatomy has its highest rating, at 9.7. The only other episode of the series with a 9.7 is the episode directly before it, titled "Sanctuary."
ABC

The Season 6 finale episode of Grey's Anatomy has its highest rating, at 9.7. The only other episode of the series with a 9.7 is the episode directly before it, titled "Sanctuary."

21. Westworld: Season 1, Episode 10 — "The Bicameral Mind"

The final episode of Westworld's first and only season (so far) is its highest-rated, with a 9.7. It also has thousands more votes than any other episode, making it the clear favorite.
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The final episode of Westworld's first and only season (so far) is its highest-rated, with a 9.7. It also has thousands more votes than any other episode, making it the clear favorite.

22. South Park: Season 5, Episode 4 — "Scott Tenorman Must Die"

With several seasons and plenty to choose from, South Park's top-rated episode is "Scott Tenorman Must Die," at 9.6. The only other episode with a 9.6 is Season 10's "Make Love, Not Warcraft."
Comedy Central

With several seasons and plenty to choose from, South Park's top-rated episode is "Scott Tenorman Must Die," at 9.6. The only other episode with a 9.6 is Season 10's "Make Love, Not Warcraft."

23. Orange Is the New Black: Season 4, Episode 13 — "Toast Can't Never Be Bread Again"

Orange Is the New Black's Season 4 finale is its highest-rated episode, with a 9.5. The next-highest is Season 2's "We Have Manners. We're Polite," which has a 9.4.
Netflix

Orange Is the New Black's Season 4 finale is its highest-rated episode, with a 9.5. The next-highest is Season 2's "We Have Manners. We're Polite," which has a 9.4.

24. Rick and Morty: Season 3, Episode 7 — "The Ricklantis Mixup"

At the time this is being written, Rick and Morty's most recent episode, "The Ricklantis Mixup," is its highest-rated, at 9.9. Impressively, it has more votes than any other episode in the series, less than two weeks after airing.
Adult Swim

At the time this is being written, Rick and Morty's most recent episode, "The Ricklantis Mixup," is its highest-rated, at 9.9. Impressively, it has more votes than any other episode in the series, less than two weeks after airing.

25. Entourage: Season 6, Episode 12 — "Give a Little Bit"

Entourage's Season 6 finale is its highest-rated episode, at 9.3. The second-highest is "One Day in the Valley," at 9.2.
HBO

Entourage's Season 6 finale is its highest-rated episode, at 9.3. The second-highest is "One Day in the Valley," at 9.2.

26. Girls: Season 5, Episode 6 — The Panic in Central Park

"The Panic in Central Park" has an 8.8 rating, the most of any Girls episode. The next-highest is Season 6's "American Bitch," which is rated 8.5.
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"The Panic in Central Park" has an 8.8 rating, the most of any Girls episode. The next-highest is Season 6's "American Bitch," which is rated 8.5.