Top Ten Greatest TV Moments of All Time

What moments did you see on tTV that you thought were either very funny, clever, groundbreaking, emotional, or memorable?

The Top Ten

1 Superbowl XXXVIII - Janet Jackson Has a Wardrobe Malfunction

The superbowl is always the most watched teleision program of the year, and the halftime show was highly anticipated. Justin Timberlake and Janet Jackson were both very popular at the time, and it changed the halftime shows for years to come. Since then, the halftime shows have all been performed by older male singers.

definitely have to agree
too bad I was in the bathroom at the time
anyway she's not that hot though I wish it was somebody else
the foo fighters should play next time not e-street or prince - Rocky5

I see London I see France I see Janet Jacksons Boobie. - egnomac

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2 DragonBall GT - Goku and Shenron leave

GT is the worst thing (besides the live action movie) to happen to the Dragonball franchise and should be on a worst list NOT best. And how is it higher than Goku becoming a Super Saiyan for the first time?! This list is crap at placement. Becoming a Super Saiyan for the first time should trump anything GT. - NerdBunny

Albeit this wasn't canon, and though GT itself was a bit bad, this moment was the ending all fans of this franchise yearned for; it was simply the best ending to any series, period!

I mean, seriously, this is a series almost every kid during it's air-time grew up with, and it finally ended, simply great.

By the way, to this day, the quote the narrator said followed by Goku's still brings a tear ti my eye...

Narrator: And now we end the story of the Dragonballs with the hope that the Earth will never again see the kind of darkness that brought it close to extinction so many times. But if that day comes, there is one who will step out of the shadows and fight in the name of all that is good and true!
[Goku flies away on his cloud Nimbus]
Son Goku: Until we meet again, you guys!

3 Only Fools and Horses - Trotters Become Millionaires

You know it makes sense.

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4 DragonBall Z - Goku transforms into a Super Saiyan

This moment defined my childhood for at least a year. Goku turning super saiyan was Huge...

The first time I saw goku transform into ssj1 I was mind blown.

5 Top Gear - American Challenge

They got chased out of Alabama by angry rednecks, they almost crashed into alligator infested rivers and they had to live of roadkill for a night.

That special were the start point to the TG Specials with the amazing and funny trips! - Anton110

6 Top Gear - African Challenge

Richard had a car called Oliver

7 Only Fools and Horses - Dolls Pop Up
8 Friends - Rachel Gets Off the Plane

People who watched this show regularly were likely to cry while watching this. The show ended absolutely perfectly with this moment.

THIS WAS SAD! So was Ross and Rachel's first kiss and Friends's last episode

That was surely THE moment for sitcoms... People can't make a show that good..EVER. - ishaantiwari

Best ever

9 Bottom - Eddy Dresses As Grim Reaper
10 Top Gear - Cheap Police Car Challenge

James couldn't stop the Stig woth his paint guns, Richard's carpet with nails wasn't big enough and Jeremy did little damage with his spiked wheels.

The Contenders

11 Top Gear - Reliant Robin Space Shuttle

This was one of the challenges that coined the phrase "ambitious but rubbish".

Impossible to watch this without laugh. - Anton110

12 SpongeBob Squarepants - Chocolate!

The whole part with the guy yelling "Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate" Over and Over was hilarious. - egnomac

I just want to buy all your chocolate. - DapperPickle

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13 Family Guy - Giant Chicken Fight

I laugh hysterically every time I watch the fights. The way which they destroy everything around them and the action is just amazing for it. No matter how many times I watch the fight I always seem to laugh and have a good time watching them. They are without a doubt my favorite parts of Family Guy, which is just an amazingly funny show to watch. This should be number 1 easily!

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14 2008 Summer Olympics - Michael Phelps Wins 8 Gold Medals

Nobody has ever won 8 Gold Medals in one Summer before. If you think about how long the Olympics have been around, and how many events there are, and how many people have played in them, having this record seems nearly impossible.

who said that god doesn't exist? 'got your proof - guizpom

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15 Doctor Who - Amy Pond's Entrance

No this shouldn't be on this list - 2storm

16 Deadliest Warrior - Jesse James vs Al Capone Simulation
17 Who Wants to Be a Millionaire - John Carpenter Wins

After a while, it seemed like nobody would win the million dollars, and after ourteen of the fiteen questions, John had not used a lifeline. When it got down to the million dollar question, John used his phone-a-friend to call his dad. When his dad got on the line, he told him that he only called him to tell him that he was about to win the money, and he did.

Carpenter was crazy man. he made it look so easy

- lucifer666

18 Deadliest Warrior - Nazi Waffen SS vs Viet Cong
19 Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway - Ant & Dec's American Idol prank on Simon Cowell
20 Survivor - Jonny Fairplay Outwits the Producers

For any fan of reality television, this moment will not be forgotten. During a family visit, Jon's friend told him that his grandmother had passed away, and everyone believed him. The other players didn't find out until the show aired, and the producers found out when they called his house to give condolences, and the grandmother answered the phone.

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Top Remixes

1. DragonBall GT - Goku and Shenron leave
2. Only Fools and Horses - Trotters Become Millionaires
3. DragonBall Z - Goku transforms into a Super Saiyan
1. Top Gear - Reliant Robin Space Shuttle
2. Top Gear - American Challenge
3. Top Gear - African Challenge
1. Top Gear - Cheap Police Car Challenge
2. Top Gear - African Challenge
3. Top Gear - American Challenge



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