List Rules Best Friday Night Lights episodes, no matter how popular they are.
List of the best Friday Night Lights episodes, as voted on by other fans of the series. Friday Night Lights is a fictional drama series centered around a high school football team in Texas. With so many memorable episodes of the show, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Friday Night Lights episodes of all time are.
Fans of Friday Night Lights are extremely passionate about the show, and there is often debate over which episodes are better than others. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is. List episodes include Git 'Er Done, Homecoming and many additional episodes as well. What is the best Friday Night Lights episode of all time? Look below and find out.
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The SonDec 02 2009 Julie, Landry, Coach, and Tami rally around Matt in a time of crisis; Vince endangers his rising star as a football player by engaging in criminal activity in order to support his family; Becky ...more
StateApr 11 2007 The rumors about Coach Taylor leaving the team at the end of the season get a boost when an inside source decides to speak up. Meanwhile, the Panthers are preparing themselves for the state ...more
AlwaysFeb 09 2011 The Taylors face several decisions that could change their lives forever.
Mud BowlMar 28 2007 An chemical spill near Dillon High School forces Coach Taylor and the Panthers to seek another facility in which to play the crucial State Semi-Final game.
PilotOct 03 2006 A newcomer coach Eric Taylor finds himself helming a promising high school football team, the Dillon Panthers, that has a real chance to make it to the top.
UnderdogsJan 07 2009 J.D.'s dad has to deal with child protective services after his fight with J.D. Tyra realizes that life isn't fair and that she needs to do whatever is necessary to get in to college. Matt and ...more
Tomorrow BluesJan 14 2009 Five months later, Coach Taylor's contract is up for review on Billy and Mindy's wedding day. Tyra grows anxious about her waitlist status. Matt leaves Grandma Saracen and Julie behind to attend ...more
Hello, GoodbyeOct 22 2008 Tami embarrasses herself with the superintendent. Tyra breaks with Landry to take up with Cash, the new bad boy in town. Julie advises Matt who is upset with his mother who has come to help with ...more
KingdomDec 01 2010 Coach discusses recruitment regulations. The Lions take a road trip. East Dillon's four stars make a pact. Julie's relationship becomes more complicated.
East of DillonOct 28 2009 Coach Taylor wonders how low his fortunes can sink as he struggles to pull the East Dillon Lions together while Tami navigates the new politics at West Dillon. Meanwhile, Matt gets a taste of ...more
New York, New YorkNov 19 2008 Tim is worried when Jason talks about leaving Dillon. Money troubles cause a riff between Tami and Eric. Tyra leans on Cash when things get tough, while Julie talks to her dad about Matt's
ThanksgivingFeb 10 2010 The Taylors host Thanksgiving dinner; Coach tells Vince he has to be more selfish; Tami must make an apology; Julie and Landry are surprised by a visitor from their past; Tim makes a difficult ...more
It Ain't Easy Being J.D. McCoyNov 05 2008 Coach is furious with Tim and the team for a freshman hazing. J.D. wins the respect of the town and team. A late night swim at the lake turns into more for Julie and Matt. Tyra is shocked when a ...more
Don't GoJan 19 2011 An elite college football program attempts to lure Coach away from East Dillon. Vince vows to earn his spot back. Friends and family speak at Tim's parole hearing. East Dillon holds a Fall ...more
Texas Whatever (aka Small Town)Feb 02 2011 Coach Taylor is offered a deal he can’t refuse; Tim assesses his future plans when an old flame returns to Dillon; The fate of East Dillon’s football program is decided.
HomecomingNov 14 2006 As the Panthers get ready to face the dominating Laribee Lions, the 2000 State Champ quarterback, Lucas Mize is set to join the team.Smash catches his chance to convince a college scout of his ...more
StayDec 09 2009 Coach searches for a strategy to shut down their toughest opponent yet. Tim reconnects with Lyla. Vince discovers he has a gift for car theft. Julie and Matt attend a concert in Austin and reach ...more
Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-ChangesMar 21 2007 With TMU trying to recruit Coach Taylor, Julie insists that she will not be moved away from Matt and Dillon. The quad rugby recruiters in Austin deliver some bad news to Jason. Riggins becomes ...more
Eyes Wide OpenOct 10 2006 As the team pulls together and tries to help Matt get used to his new role as quarterback after Jason's injury, Lyla offers her support to Tim.Jason learns about the extent of his injury, and ...more
Full HeartsDec 05 2006 Smash continues to go the extreme to improve his performance. Rumors begin to spread about Tim and Lyla's relationship. Julie and Matt attempt to go out on a date but it is cursed from the ...more
May the Best Man WinFeb 08 2008 Smash's hunt for a college football scholarship turns into something completely different. Tami comes across her high school boyfriend, whose job as a real estate magnate has brought him to ...more
Let's Get It OnNov 02 2007 Coach Taylor returns to Dillon, but it is not an easy homecoming; the team must deal with conflict between Saracen and Smash; Riggins turns to Lyla for help in changing Street's mind about
The ConfessionDec 07 2007 Landry admits to the murder of Tyra’s assaulter but the struggle with his conscience continues. Meanwhile Jason Street is set up with an online dating service by Herc. The Taylors get ready for ...more
Wind Sprints Season 1 Episode 3: After a difficult loss to the underdog Milbank Rattlers, the town of Dillon has turned on Coach Taylor. School officials point fingers, parents argue, and team morale is at an all time low.
I Think We Should Have Sex Season 1 Episode 17: Sexual Healing -- The Panthers are deep into the playoffs and all players feel untouchable. Julie drops a bomb on an unsuspecting Matt when she says she's ready to have sex for the first time.
Leave No One Behind Season 2 Episode 14: Panther blues -- Matt Saracen (Zach Gilford) reaches a tough point in his life where nothing seems to really matter to him anymore.
It's Different For Girls Season 1 Episode 10: High School blues - The attention is focused off the football team for once and onto their biggest supporters - the cheerleaders.
Texas Whatever Season 5 Episode 12: The fate of East Dillon's football program is decided - Taylor Kitsch guest stars.
After The Fall Season 4 Episode 2: A controversy at West Dillon puts Tami in the middle.
Blinders Season 1 Episode 15: The race card - After their first thrilling victory in the playoffs, the Panthers feel invincible - until Mac makes racial statements that test the team's bond.
Black Eyes & Broken Hearts Season 1 Episode 16: Clear eyes -- Racial tensions are at an all time high as the black players on the Dillon Panthers won't play unless Mac McGill is fired for his comments.
How the Other Half LivesOct 15 2008 Coach worries and fears for his job as Tami befriends Katie McCoy. The pressure is on Matt as everyone's hopes turn to the new quarterback. Matt's friendly with Julie. Billy drags Tim into a ...more
I Knew You WhenOct 01 2008 In the third-season opener, Eric fights to keep his job and helps Smash rebound. Elsewhere, Tami faces new challenges as principal; Tyra frets over college; Billy proposes; and tension escalates ...more
Jumping the GunJan 11 2008 Brian "Smash" Williams takes heat from the major colleges that want a verbal commitment to their program. Meanwhile tension is still high between Coach Taylor and Tim Riggins regarding ...more
The MarchJan 26 2011 Coach Taylor feels threatened as East Dillon faces serious budget cuts; Tami is flown to Pennsylvania for the opportunity of a lifetime; The Lions begin their quest for state; Vince becomes the ...more
Swerve Season 5 Episode 6: Coach Taylor (Kyle Chandler) receives praise, while Luke (Matt Lauria) and Julie's (Aimee Teegarden) futures are altered.
LaboringFeb 03 2010 Tensions in town run high as the Panthers/Lions game approaches; Coach tells Luke he won't be playing; Tami attempts to placate her detractors; developments both good and bad shake up the ...more
Little Girl I Wanna Marry YouJan 24 2007 The Panthers have only one more game to win in order to qualify for the play-offs. Smash's mother discovers something that could end his football dreams.
In The Bag Season 4 Episode 7: Coach Taylor thinks his new QB brought a gun to school.
Toilet Bowl Season 4 Episode 8: The Lions compete in the "Toilet Bowl".
I Can't Season 4 Episode 10: Tami is put in a difficult situation.
Injury List Season 4 Episode 11: Tami is at a loss when a parent calls for her termination.
Don't Go Season 5 Episode 10: Coach Taylor (Kyle Chandler) is recruited by another college program and a former player returns - Taylor Kitsch guest stars.
Gut Check Season 5 Episode 9: Coach Taylor (Kyle Chandler) takes measures to control the team; Becky (Madison Burge) starts a new career and Tami's (Connie Britton) relationship with Epyck (guest star Emily Rios) grows - Derek Phillips, Stacey Oristano and Emily Rios guest star.
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List Rules: Best Friday Night Lights episodes, no matter how popular they are.