Live Poll: IMDb Poll Board Best Single Episode From A Sitcom

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Which of the following single episodes* from a sitcom chosen by individual members of the IMDb Poll board is the funniest?

LIST: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls090333546/
POLL: https://www.imdb.com/poll/gK7jhPurQVQ/


(*Episodes of 30 minutes or less; stand-alone episodes/no multipart-ers).
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Stephen Atwood

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  • awkward because in another timeline someone already made this into a poll.

Posted 4 months ago

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joe siegel

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How I Meet Your Mother-The Playbook
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1541289/...
I don't remember laughing so much watching TV
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Stephen Atwood

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Good morning dear sir. Your nomination has been approved and added to the list. Please wire me $100000 within the next 24 hours.


;-)
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Tsar,

For your consideration:
WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) Turkeys Away (1978)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0742671/

Feeling left out by all the recent changes, Mr. Carlson decides to launch his own Thanksgiving promotion. With the aid of Herb and Les, the Big Guy turns a routine turkey give-away into a comic catastrophe.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0742671/quotes?item=qt1202266

Les Nessman: [dazed] I really don't know how to describe it. It was like the turkeys mounted a counter-attack. It was almost as if they were... organized!

Arthur Carlson: [Mr. Carlson and Herb come out of his Mr. Carlson's office] As God is my witness, I thought turkeys could fly!

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Second choice in case someone really wants my first choice:

Frasier (TV Series) A Lilith Thanksgiving (1996)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0582328/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0582328/plotsummary

Frasier, Martin, and Niles fly to Boston for Thanksgiving. Frasier and Lilith go together for an interview with the principal of an exclusive boarding school, hoping to gain a spot for Frederick. They are so dogged that the principal agrees to admit Frederick if they both promise that he'll never lay eyes on either of them again. crouchbk
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Stephen Atwood

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That particular WKRP is so (literally) painful in how funny it is. It made me laugh myself into tears. Yeah. Couldn't stop. Consider it added... with honors!
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Tsar,

Thanks.

One of these days, I will share the time I literally had people rolling in the aisle with laughter and tears.
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Jessica, Champion

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My pick:
The One with the Embryos from Friends

You should add the name of the TV series in the descriptions, because only the episode titles will show in the poll. 
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Stephen Atwood

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Duly noted and added. Thanks for the title tip.
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15yearsIMDber

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Marge vs. The Monorail
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Stephen Atwood

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Well played! An excellent choice Sir ElM!
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15yearsIMDber

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I call the big one Bitey...
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urbanemovies

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Stephen Atwood

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Ordinarily, I would add your option to the list... but I feel compelled to do the opposite of what I would do.


I feel empowered now! Off to get that desk job with the general manager of the ((gag)) Yankees. ((throws up into a basket)).

Sorry. I can't keep going on with that ruse. I can't contemplate working with the Yankees. ((They suck)).

Subsequently, I have added your episode suggestion to the list. ((Those DAMN YANKEES! LET'S GO RED SOX!))
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NarniaisAwesome

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For now, I pick:
The Long and Winding Shortcut from Sabrina the Teenage Witch
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Stephen Atwood

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Noice! Added to the list of beloved episodes.
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NarniaisAwesome

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Thanks.  Would've done MST The Final Sacrifice, but it didn't fit the criteria.  Sabrina is a wacky show, but it's fun.  Frank Conniff (TV's Frank, of course) actually wrote/produced 4 seasons of it!  There's references to MST throughout it.  :)
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Pencho15

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The first one that came to my mind is the pilot of The Good Place.
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Stephen Atwood

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I like your thinking. Added to the list.
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Hoekkie

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Stephen Atwood

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Added and we are at a decent 10 episode list. Let's keep on suggesting more favorite episodes my favorite poll peeps!
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riverotter

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Suggestion: The Big Bang Theory: The Big Bran Hypothesis 
https://www.imdb.com/list/ls090333546/
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Stephen Atwood

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Weird that you posted the link to my list in your post instead of the link to the episode in question.

Figured it out anyways. Added to the list.
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Dracko

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Stephen Atwood

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Added. Just started season 5 (Vice) of Archer recently. So I have something to look forward to on my march to get caught up to season 11 when it comes out next year.
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My choice is:

Newsradio Episode 1.4 "Smoking".

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0660225/
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Stephen Atwood

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Added to the grand list.
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Stephen Atwood

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NarniaisAwesome

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I can read pop slide (or side) and New Jersey, but what's the rest of it say?  :D
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Stephen Atwood

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No idea. Just using it to bump the thread.
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NarniaisAwesome

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:D Haha, typical me, overthinkin' it!
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Jessica, Champion

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Bump.
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Stephen Atwood

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Just curious. Are there sitcoms that have episodes longer than 30 minutes? (Above the already mentioned MST3k series).
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NDbportmanfan 1

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This crossed my mind first so I will go with Pillows and Blankets from Community. It is a two parter with Digital Exploration of Interior Design, so it is technically over 30 minutes.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2128972/
 https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2127579/
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Stephen Atwood

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I'll allow it (by mentioning the second parter in the option).
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Stephen Atwood

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Cleaned up some of the rules accordingly.
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Dan Dassow, Champion

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Tsar,

Please make the "a" lower case in your title:
IMDb Poll Board Best Single Episode From A Sitcom

To:
IMDb Poll Board Best Single Episode From a Sitcom
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Stephen Atwood

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Fixed.
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Dan Dassow, Champion

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Tsar,

Thanks.
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Stephen Atwood

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NarniaisAwesome

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I'm losing my balance and skedaddling into the poll theater.  :)
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NDbportmanfan 1

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6 celebratory doors swishes to you sir!