17 TV Scenes That Were So Well-Acted, They Might Be The Best Ever
From Breaking Bad to Euphoria, these scenes are almost better than the shows themselves.
We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us about the best-acted scenes in TV history. Here are the incredible results.
🚨 SPOILERS AHEAD, PEOPLE. 🚨
In Mad Men, when Jon Hamm (as Don Draper) pitched the Kodak Carousel to the executives, and it made everyone feel infinitely nostalgic while also wanting so much more out of life.
In Dead to Me, when Christina Applegate (as Jen Harding) and Linda Cardellini (as Judy Hale) uncovered the truth about Steve's death, and everything started to spiral.
In How to Get Away with Murder, when Viola Davis (as Annalise Keating) had a breakthrough moment in rehab and realized she was worthy of love and forgiveness.
In This Is Us, when Justin Hartley (as Kevin Pearson) narrated the events that led to him hitting rock bottom, and he revealed just how broken and lost he felt.
In Fleabag, when Phoebe Waller-Bridge (as Fleabag) declared her love for The Priest in the series finale, but he turned her down.
In Feud, when Jessica Lange (as Joan Crawford) perfectly captured her character's heartbreak and loneliness while confronting Bette Davis.
In Doctor Who, when Tony Curran (as Vincent van Gogh) traveled to the future with The Doctor and found out how much of an impact his work had on the world.
In The West Wing, when Allison Janney (as C.J. Cregg) found out that Simon was shot and killed, and she had an emotional breakdown in the middle of Times Square.
In Euphoria, when Zendaya (as Rue Bennett) begged her dealer to sell her drugs, he refused, and she realized how much her addiction had impacted her life.
In Grey's Anatomy, when Chandra Wilson (as Dr. Bailey) realized that the elevators were turned off and Charles was going to die, all while hiding from a shooter in the hospital.
In Killing Eve, when Sandra Oh (as Eve Polastri) confronted Villanelle in the Season 1 finale, and her aggression surprisingly turned into admiration.
In Shameless, when Emmy Rossum (as Fiona Gallagher) defended herself and the kids against Monica, and she talked about never having a mom herself.
In Jane the Virgin, when Gina Rodriguez (as Jane Villanueva) got a call that Michael had died, and she collapsed to the ground in terror.
In The Office, when Jenna Fischer (as Pam Beesly) walked through fire and confessed all of her insecurities and feelings to everyone because she was tired of being let down.
In One Day at a Time, when Isabella Gomez (as Elena Alvarez) confronted her father about not accepting her for being gay.
In Game of Thrones, when Peter Dinklage (as Tyrion Lannister) was on trial and confessed that the only crime he was guilty of was being a dwarf.
And in Breaking Bad, when Bryan Cranston (as Walter White) was questioned by Skyler about their safety, and she saw a whole new side of him.
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