Sometimes people yell at their TVs. Sometimes the TV yells at you.
That's especially true if you watch a lot of CNBC. As the business news network struggled to keep ratings afloat this year, its personalities certainly did their best to keep people watching -- absolutely losing it at the drop of, well, basically anything.
Didn't continuously watch CNBC this year? We chronicled some of the network's most infamous moments for you, including a rather disastrous interview with The New York Times' Paul Krugman. Check it out below.
Joe Kernen Calls Paul Krugman A 'Unicorn'
<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/11/paul-krugman-cnbc_n_1664771.html">CNBC host Joe Kernen</a> told Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman on Squawk Box in July that he resembles a "unicorn." <a href="http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/07/11/zombies-on-cnbc/">Krugman bashed the show</a> on his New York Times blog after his appearance, prompting <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/12/cnbc-host-joe-kernen-paul-krugman_n_1668052.html">Kernen to demand an apology</a>. He never got one.
Rick Santelli Shouts, Runs Away
<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/30/rick-santelli-rant-shame-wealthy-taxman_n_2217882.html">CNBC personality Rick Santelli</a> got into a shouting match with CNBC economics reporter Steve Liesman in November, yelling: Democrats "say 'fairness' and then they run to try to beat the taxman." He stormed out after his rant.
Joe Kernen Calls Paul Krugman A Communist
<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/10/joe-kernen-paul-krugman-dean-baker_n_1871978.html">CNBC host Joe Kernen</a> called economists Paul Krugman and Dean Baker "co-communists" in September, while <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/08/erin-burnett-federal-reserve_n_1866971.html">pushing the discredited argument</a> that the Federal Reserve has caused gas and food prices to rise, which <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/08/erin-burnett-federal-reserve_n_1866971.html">Krugman and Baker</a> have challenged.
Steve Liesman Cuts Off Neil Barofsky
<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/22/neil-barofsky-cnbc-krugmanned_n_1821717.html">CNBC personalities</a> talked over ex-TARP watchdog Neil Barofsky while interviewing him in August. <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/22/neil-barofsky-cnbc-krugmanned_n_1821717.html">Barofsky wrote on Twitter</a> after the episode: "Definitely got Krugmanned."
Jim Cramer Gets Emotional About Vikram Pandit
<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/16/jim-cramer-vikram-pandit_n_1970155.html">CNBC anchor Jim Cramer</a> looked shaken -- nearly on the verge of tears -- as he explained in October why Citigroup forced out then-CEO Vikram Pandit.
Rick Santelli Rants About Jobs Report
<a href="http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000121420&play=1">Rick Santelli yelled about the jobs report</a> in a shouting match with Steve Liesman in October. "I'm not implying anything!" he screamed as Liesman tried to ask him a question. "I'm honest! ... What else do you want? What else do you need?"
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