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Oprah's Final Season: The 25 Most-Watched Episodes (PHOTOS, POLL)

First Posted: 05/11/11 01:10 PM ET   Updated: 07/11/11 06:12 AM ET

As Oprah winds down the final season of her legendary talk show, the most famous and highly watched episodes of her 25 year run are being talked about again. Below, check out the top 25 most highly rated episodes of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" ever, courtesy of the fine folks at All of them are from the late 1980s and early-to-mid 1990s, but that's because, well, all of television was more highly rated back then! Check out the slideshow, and tell us which classic moments you remember watching.

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# 25: A Tabloid Snitch (November 16, 1992)
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A week after announcing her blockbuster engagement to Stedman, Oprah spoke with Al Schweitzer, a private eye and admitted briber, who said he once sold Oprah's personal phone number to a tabloid.
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