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The Worst Episodes of TV Shows I Love 

analise.dubner
Updated June 18, 2018 798 votes 168 voters 13.2k views
Episodes that made me question my love for a show... you might even say they made me angry.
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Inca Mummy Girl is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Worst Episodes of TV Shows I Love
Episode: 4, Season: Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 2

Original Airing: Oct 06 1997

While on a visit to the local museum one of the students accidentally breaks an ancient seal buried with an Inca Mummy. Without the seal to hold her, the mummy rises and must consume the life ...more
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Where the Wild Things Ar... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Worst Episodes of TV Shows I Love
Episode: 18, Season: Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 4

Original Airing: Apr 25 2000

Buffy and Riley are spending all their time in bed (and they're not sleeping). Their round-the-clock exploration of each other awakens the spirits of children who were sexually repressed by ...more
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Spock's Brain is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Worst Episodes of TV Shows I Love
Episode: 1, Season: Star Trek: The Original Series Season 3

Original Airing: Sep 20 1968

Stardate 5431.4: The Enterprise is intercepted by a starship of unknown design and a woman from the ship beams directly into the bridge and uses a device to render the Enterprise's crew ...more
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Sub Rosa is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Worst Episodes of TV Shows I Love
Episode: 14, Season: Star Trek: The Next Generation - Season 7

Original Airing: Jan 31 1994

Stardate: Unknown - Dr. Crusher attends her grandmother's funeral, to find that she had been in romantic encounters with a mysterious man who had been haunting the Howard family women for
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Black Market is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Worst Episodes of TV Shows I Love
Episode: 14, Season: Battlestar Galactica Season 2

Original Airing: Jan 27 2006

Pegasus' new commander Fisk is murdered by black marketeers, and Lee is charged with solving the crime. Roslin seeks to stamp out the black market by introducing new trade regulations.
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3 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Worst Episodes of TV Shows I Love
Episode: 7, Season: The X-Files season 2

Original Airing: Nov 04 1994

"3" is the seventh episode of the second season of the American science fiction television series The X-Files. First broadcast on the Fox network on November 4, 1994, the episode was ...more
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Kill the Alligator and R... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Worst Episodes of TV Shows I Love
Episode: 19, Season: The Simpsons season 11

Original Airing: Apr 30 2000

After a terrible bout with insomnia, Homer takes the family to Florida during spring break. There, they kill a beloved alligator and are sentenced to a chain gang.
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The Busboy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Worst Episodes of TV Shows I Love
Episode: 12, Season: Seinfeld Season 2

Original Airing: Jun 26 1991

George inadvertently meddles in the life of a busboy, by getting him fired. He tries to rectify things; however, he winds up compounding them by losing the busboy's cat. Elaine discovers that a ...more
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Mr. Garrison's Fancy New... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Worst Episodes of TV Shows I Love
Episode: 1, Season: South Park - Season 9

Original Airing: Mar 09 2005

"Mr. Garrison's Fancy New Vagina" is the first episode of the ninth season and the 126th overall episode of the American animated television series South Park. "Mr. Garrison's ...more
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Qpid is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Worst Episodes of TV Shows I Love
Episode: 20, Season: Star Trek: The Next Generation - Season 4

Original Airing: Apr 22 1991

Q places Vash and the senior Enterprise crew in a recreation of Robin Hood and his merry men.
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The Field Where I Died ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Worst Episodes of TV Shows I Love
Episode: 5, Season: The X-Files season 4

Original Airing: Nov 03 1996

After an FBI raid on a doomsday cult called the "Temple of the Seven Stars", Mulder meets Melissa, a cultist who claims to have known him in a previous life during the American Civil ...more
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Space is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Worst Episodes of TV Shows I Love
Episode: 9, Season: The X-Files season 1

Original Airing: Nov 12 1993

A mysterious force is sabotaging a space launch program, which leads directly back to the commander of the team who once led a mission to Mars and claimed to have seen an alien in space.
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Teso Dos Bichos is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Worst Episodes of TV Shows I Love
Episode: 18, Season: The X-Files season 3

Original Airing: Mar 08 1996

The unearthing of an ancient Ecuadorian Amaru urn and its removal to America despite protests leads to a series of deaths linked to a shaman spirit released by the urn.
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The Trip, Part 2 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Worst Episodes of TV Shows I Love
Episode: 2, Season: Seinfeld Season 4

Original Airing: Aug 19 1992

Jerry and George try to contact the police to tell them Kramer is innocent. Kramer still doesn't know he's wanted. Jerry and George get a ride in a police car and while en route the officers ...more
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Scratch 'n Sniff is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Worst Episodes of TV Shows I Love
Episode: 13, Season: Farscape - Season 3

Original Airing: Jul 20 2001

Crichton, D'Argo, Jool and Chiana are forced to take a holiday by Pilot as he is fed up with their constant bickering.
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The Trip, Part 1 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Worst Episodes of TV Shows I Love
Episode: 1, Season: Seinfeld Season 4

Original Airing: Aug 12 1992

"The Trip" is a two-part story of NBC's popular sitcom, Seinfeld. Airing on August 12, 1992 and August 19, 1992, it kicked off the fourth season of the show.
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I, Robot... You, Jane is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Worst Episodes of TV Shows I Love
jadee14 added Episode: 8, Season: Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 1

Original Airing: Apr 28 1997

Willow, saddened by Xander's affection for Buffy turns to the chat rooms and meets a charming boy on-line, ignoring Buffy's concerns about Internet freaks. Meanwhile, the rest of the gang ...more
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Gump Roast is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Worst Episodes of TV Shows I Love
Episode: 17, Season: The Simpsons season 13

Original Airing: Apr 21 2002

"Gump Roast" is the seventeenth episode of The Simpsons’ thirteenth season. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on April 21, 2002. In the episode, Homer Simpson ...more
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Justice is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Worst Episodes of TV Shows I Love
Episode: 8, Season: Star Trek: The Next Generation - Season 1

Original Airing: Nov 09 1987

Stardate: 41255.6 Picard is forced to choose between friendship, and the Prime Directive, when Wesley Crusher accidently breaks the law and is therefore sentenced to death while on Rubicon III.
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Unfinished Business is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Worst Episodes of TV Shows I Love
Episode: 9, Season: Battlestar Galactica Series 3

Original Airing: Dec 01 2006

Adama stages a boxing tournament on the Galactica to help the crew relax. The competitive atmosphere sets off a brutal match between Kara and Lee. Flashbacks from New Caprica reveal the origin ...more
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Smashed is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Worst Episodes of TV Shows I Love
Episode: 9, Season: Buffy the Vampire Slayer - Season 6

Original Airing: Nov 20 2001

"Smashed" is the 9th episode of season 6 of the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
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The Big Salad is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Worst Episodes of TV Shows I Love
Episode: 2, Season: Seinfeld - Season 6

Original Airing: Sep 29 1994

Elaine's boss wants a special mechanical pencil, so Elaine tries to get one from a stationary store where the clerk has a thing for her. George and his girlfriend pick up a "big salad" ...more
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All Singing, All Dancing... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Worst Episodes of TV Shows I Love
Episode: 11, Season: The Simpsons season 9

Original Airing: Jan 04 1998

Homer rents a Clint Eastwood movie and is dismayed to find it's a musical. Using clips from past episodes, the rest of the family reminds him about the many times he and other members of the ...more
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Infection is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Worst Episodes of TV Shows I Love
Episode: 4, Season: Signs and Portents

Original Airing: Feb 16 1994

Dr. Franklin gets a visit from an old friend and former mentor, xenoarchaeologist Dr. Vance Hendricks who wants Franklin's help to analyze some organic artifacts he found on a dead world. But ...more
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Homer vs. Dignity is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Worst Episodes of TV Shows I Love
Episode: 5, Season: The Simpsons season 12

Original Airing: Nov 26 2000

"Homer vs. Dignity" is the fifth episode of the The Simpsons’ twelfth season, first broadcast by Fox on November 26, 2000. In the episode, Mr. Burns hires a cash-strapped Homer as his ...more