Walter White vs. Mike Ehrmantraut
Breaking Bad, AMC
Jonathan Banks walked away with this season's MVP honors, right? As hard-boiled hood Mike Ehrmantraut, he was pure deadpan menace: "You know, I can foresee a lot of possible outcomes to this thing, and not a single one of them involves Miller Time." His drug partnership with Walter White (Bryan Cranston) was doomed to end ugly. And no, it did not involve Miller Time. Let's let Mike get the last word: "You know how they say, 'It's been a pleasure'? It hasn't."