12/26/2011 01:50 pm ET Updated Feb 25, 2012

TV Guide's Best TV Episodes of 2011

From Oprah's surprisingly low-key farewell to the year's most soul-crushing break-up on "The Good Wife" (Kalicia, no!), the year was packed with fantastic hours of television -- pretty much all of which we watched. There were teary goodbyes ("Friday Night Lights's" Texas forever! "Smallville's" tights and flights!), tense face-offs (why can't all CIA interrogations take place on the front porch of a cabin, like on "Homeland"?) and of course we made room for a little "Glee" (because certain underdogs deserved it).

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