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 11 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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Mad About You - Uncle Phil (Mel Brooks) defending himself in trial for coupon abuse.

Mary Tyler Moore - Funeral for Chuckles the Clown after he was trampled by an elephant while dressed as a peanut.
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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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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 aka ElMo

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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 aka ElMo

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I call the big one Bitey...
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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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MST3K (and Narnia) is Awesome

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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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MST3K (and Narnia) is Awesome

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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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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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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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MST3K (and Narnia) is Awesome

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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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MST3K (and Narnia) is Awesome

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:D Haha, typical me, overthinkin' it!
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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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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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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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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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Fixed.
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Tsar,

Thanks.
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Stephen Atwood

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MST3K (and Narnia) is Awesome

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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!
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Just saw that comment, NDbportmanfan 1; 6 LOLs to you.  :D
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It's The Bed of Nails for me, from Yes, Minister (1980).

From the list it's Seinfeld.

I'd choose another Seinfeld episode but can't even get my favorites down to 20, let alone choose a single one.
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I feel vindicated...?