23 Deeply Satisfying TV Scenes That Literally Made Me Feel Like A Weight Had Been Lifted Off My Chest

    Please don't judge me for the number of murders on this list, okay?

    Every TV show has conflicts, villains, and mysteries — they're what drive the show.

    But there is nothing more satisfying that seeing a character finally get the upper hand, reveal what they've been keeping secret, or tell some villain off.

    Here are 23 of the most satisfying TV moments ever, scenes that literally made me want to start cheering.

    1. When Ted showed Rupert up in darts after he underestimated him in Ted Lasso:

    Ted says if people were curious about him, they might ask more questions, like if he plays darts — getting the exact throw he needs, he says he used to play darts every Sunday with his dad

    2. When Claire got on her knees to beg Martin to leave her on Fleabag:

    Martin says he won't leave Claire until she gets down on her knees and begs him to leave her, which she does

    3. When it looked as if Buffy was going to tell Tara's family to take her, but then basically told them to go to hell on Buffy the Vampire Slayer:

    Buffy says if they want Tara, they'll have to go through her, and Dawn joins her. Tara's father says they have no right to interfere in family affairs, and Buffy says they are family

    4. When Daenerys revealed she could speak Valyrian and set her dragon on Kraznys mo Nakloz, then told the Unsullied to kill all the slaveholders:

    Daenarys reveals she can speak Valyrian, as it's her mother tongue, then says "Dracarys" and her dragon sets Kraznys on fire

    5. When Zuko left his father to join team Avatar in Avatar: the Last Airbender:

    Zuko tells his father that he thought he wanted honor, but really he just wanted to please him, but he shouldn't have, as his father was cruel and challenged him at age 13 to an agni kai then banished him

    6. When Ali was finally revealed to be alive on Pretty Little Liars:

    7. And when John saw Sherlock alive again on Sherlock:

    John sees Sherlock and Sherlock says "Short version: not dead"

    8. When Jessica revealed she wasn't under Kilgrave's control and killed him on Jessica Jones:

    Kilgrave tells Jessica to tell him she loves him, and Jessica looks at Trish and says "I love you," then grabs his head, says "smile," and kills him

    9. When Willow killed Warren on Buffy the Vampire Slayer:

    Willow says "bored now," then kills Warren

    10. When Sansa killed Ramsay on Game of Thrones:

    Sansa tells Ramsay all memory of him will disappear, then walks away as Ramsay's hounds kill him

    11. When Emily FINALLY told Jack who she was on Revenge:

    Amanda telling Jack she's Amanda Clarke

    12. When all the women stood on the tables in Orange Is the New Black to protest Piscatella's abuse:

    The women all stand on tables and Maria says "We are not going to move until you no longer work at this prison"

    13. When the Baudelaires finally told their story to everyone from their past, and they all believed them, in A Series of Unfortunate Events:

    Violet says that everywhere they went, they tried to tell people about Olaf, and Klaus says nobody would listen. Violet says Olaf needs to be behind bars, and everyone claps

    14. When Wanda became the Scarlet Witch on WandaVision:

    15. When Arya killed Littlefinger on Game of Thrones:

    Sansa says "You stand accused of treason; how do you answer these charges...Lord Baelish?" then Arya slits his throat

    16. When Emily told Ali she was done with her on Pretty Little Liars:

    Ali says she has a plan, but Emily says she'll probably just throw them all under the bus. Then Emily says she defended Ali too much and wasted time on her. Ali promises to make it right, but Emily says she's done with her.

    17. When Scott became a true alpha on Teen Wolf:

    18. When Clay got Bryce to admit on tape that he'd assaulted Hannah on 13 Reasons Why:

    Clay cheering as he rides his bike

    19. When Leslie won the city council election on Parks and Recreation:

    Ann tells Leslie the recount's over and they've called the race, and it's still by 21 votes, but Leslie won

    20. When Sam told the senators off on live TV in The Falcon and the Winter Soldier:

    Sam says he can feel the judgment, but he's still there, without blonde hair or blue eyes — he then tells the Senator to step up and do better or another Karli will step up, and that they have power they need to use well

    21. And when Sam showed Isaiah his statue:

    Isaiah sees the plague for him, then hugs Sam

    22. When Damon killed Kai and saved Bonnie on The Vampire Diaries:

    Damon slices off Kai's head, then says to Bonnie, "You thought I was going to leave you all alone? No way, i'm not out of nicknames for you yet"

    23. And finally, when Billy stood up against the Mind Flayer and saved Eleven on Stranger Things:

    Billy stops the mind flayer from killing El

    Now it's your turn! What TV scene made you get up off your couch and cheer? Let us know in the comments!