4. 'Mad Men': Bert Cooper's Dancing Farewell
Ghost Bert needs to be a permanent Mad Men character from now on. Imagine him consoling Peggy with his soft-shoe "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend," or cheering up Pete Campbell with the "Stairway to Paradise" number from An American In Paris. (I mean, we better get at least one tango with Joan to "C'est Magnifique.") I'll miss the hell out of Bert Cooper, one of the coolest TV characters ever. Sterling Cooper's crusty-ass patriarch was always the scariest guy in the room — behind that genial smile, that crooked old bastard knew Don Draper's guiltiest secrets, just like he seemed to know everybody else's. But what a goodbye! Ghost Bert gives Don Draper one last piece of advice, singing "The Best Things in Life Are Free." And Don utters the only three words that will ever truly get him hot: "Back to work."