10 episodes of TV with IMDb ratings as high as Game of Thrones (and 1 higher)

There are very few shows with episodes ranked as highly as the best episodes from Game of Thrones. Let's look at the competition:
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11. "Victory and Death", Star Wars: The Clone Wars (9.9)

The entirety of Ahsoka Tano's life, both as a Jedi and a warrior for the light side of the Force, has led to this. In this episode, Ahsoa takes a stance, asking Rex to set the pistols to stun. "They may be willing to die, but I am not the one who is going to kill them," she says of the masses of clone troopers that are suddenly against them.

In the 12th and final episode of Star Wars: The Clone Wars Season 7, Ahsoka and the clone soldier Rex find themselves in a fix after the Emperor issues Order 66, which commands clone troopers to wipe out the Jedi. Trapped onboard the Tribunal, the two of them are greatly outnumbered by the clones, and any hope of escape would mean turning arms on their former colleagues. In the meantime, Darth Maul's meddling makes things worse; he damages the Star Destroyer's hyperdrive and drives the spacecraft straight toward a crash landing on a nearby moon.

With help from the ever-dependable droids, the two finally manage to escape, but not before Ahsoka has to make a choice between fighting Maul or saving Rex. The episode ends hauntingly, as Ahsoka stands before the graves of the fallen 332nd troop, which was almost like family to the former Jedi. She leaves one of her lightsabers on the moon to make it seem like she has succumbed to the crash as well.

Mr. Robot - Season 4
MR. ROBOT -- "Not Acceptable" Episode 406 -- Pictured: Rami Malek as Elliot Alderson -- (Photo by: Elizabeth Fisher/USA Network) /

10. "407 Proxy Authentication Required", Mr. Robot (9.9)

Considered to be the best episode of the entire series, Season 4 Episode 7 of Mr. Robot follows the kidnapping of Elliot Alderson (Rami Malek) and his therapist Krista Gordon (Gloria Reuben) by Fernando Vera (Elliot Villar). The series is filled with staggering revelations, and yet the one revealed in this episode puts the pieces of the puzzle together like none other.

We learn about Fernando's life in the Dominican Republic and that he wants to collaborate with Elliot to conquer New York City. He wants to use Krista as leverage, but also to try and break Elliot in an impromptu therapy session. The reluctant back-and-forth leads to the resolution of one of the biggest mysteries of the series: why Elliot fell out of a window as a child.

Mr. Robot, who manifests to Elliot in the image of his father Edward Alderson, is forced to walk away as Krista pushes him to remember what exactly happened that day. In one of Rami Malek's most powerful performances, he tearfully recalls the truth: he jumped out of his bedroom window to escape his father, a sexual abuser. In the quiet after the storm, as Fernando tries to bond with Elliot over a shared history of abuse, Krista stabs and kills him, closing the episode out.