2011's best TV episodes

It\'s easy to rank the year\'s best shows. But what were the individual episodes you need to see?

Published December 31, 2011 1:00AM (EST)

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This is the top half of my year-end list of the 20 best individual episodes of scripted TV dramas and comedies. This slide show covers items 10 through 1. To read 20 through 11, which ran last week, click here.

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