There are a lot of reasons to rewatch episodes of TV shows: pure hilarity, look for clues, relive "oh, shit" moments, or just sheer boredom. These are just some examples, or at least, the ones I feel like mentioning, of episodes that deserve more than one look to give them justice.
5. Parks and Recreation (Entire Series)Estimated times watched: Exactly 6
I wrote the other day about Parks and Recreation, and I'm not joking when I say I've watched the complete series (from episode one to current) six times. It's practically on auto-repeat at my house.
4. Family Guy, "Stew-Roids", Season 7 Episode 13Estimated times watched: 8-10
"Joe and Bonnie host a backyard barbecue, where Joe's baby daughter, Susie, gets into a fight with Stewie over a doll and attacks him. Upset by this, Peter takes Stewie to train at the local gymnasium. A trainer notices Stewie struggling with barbells and offers steroids. Peter injects the drugs into Stewie, who becomes incredibly buff and develops an aggressive personality, much to the horror of his family. As time passes, Stewie's drugs gradually wear off, much to his shock. His skin becomes incredibly loose and flabby. Stewie jumps out of his bedroom window to avoid Brian's wrath, only to have his loosened skin help him glide to safety."
3. The Office, "Business School", Season 5 Episode 17Estimated times watched: around 12 times
"When asked by Ryan to be a guest speaker at his business school, Michael is honored and is very excited about it. But while their, a very rude remark about Dunder Mifflin makes Michael mad and he takes it out at the class and Ryan. Meanwhile Dwight finds a bat in the office and tries to solve the problem all while Jim tricks Dwight into thinking he is turning into a vampire."
2. Lost, "Through the Looking Glass", Season 3 Episode 22/23Estimated times watched: about 15-18 times
"While leading the survivors to the radio transmission tower, Jack meets Ben and Alex on their way. Ben invites Jack to talk with him alone in a clearing and tells that Sayid, Jin and Bernard killed seven "The Others", but have been captured. He calls his chief henchman, Tom, in a walkie-talkie and proposes to exchange the lives of the trio per Naomi's radio. He tells that all the castaway would be killed by Naomi's friends, who are not who Jack thinks they are, but Jack does not accept the deal and hears three shots. Jack hits and captures Ben and promises to kill Tom. Meanwhile, the Russian Mikhail breaks into the Looking Glass, shoots Greta and Bonnie following Ben's order, but Desmond shoots Mikhail with a spear gun and saves Charlie. He convinces Bonnie to tell the password, and she tells that it is the tune of Beach Boy's "Good Vibrations". Charlie stops the jamming of the transmission and talks to Penny, who asks their location and tells that she is not offshore in the vessel."
1. Breaking Bad, "Ozymandias", Season 5 Episode 14Estimated times watched: at least 20 times
"Walt survives the gun battle in the desert but others do not. Jesse survives but Walt wants him dead and expects Todd's uncle Jack to go through with their deal. Something far worse is in store for Jesse and Walt takes the opportunity to tell him about Jane's death. Meanwhile Hank's wife Marie visits her sister Skyler at the car-wash to tell her Walt has been arrested. At Marie's insistence, Skyler tells Walt Jr. about his father's secret. By the time Skyler and Walt Jr. get home Walt is already there and wants them to pack and leave with him. He soon realizes it's all over and leaves, but takes baby Holly with him. With the police now involved, Walt makes one last phone call to Skyler."