Biggest Emmy Award Upsets of the Past 25 Years

From whacked Sopranos to spoiled Hamms, the award show's most shocking wins and surprising losses

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Best Comedy, 2004

It turns out cults are a threat to society and mainstream sitcoms alike! Brilliant but barely watched by anyone, Arrested Development nonetheless defeated comedy juggernauts Everybody Loves Raymond, Will & Grace, Sex and the City, and Curb Your Enthusiasm for its debut season; it's a rare upset where quality was rewarded rather than punished. Thought it couldn't happen? You've made a huge mistake. (Though clearly, this didn't help them when it cancellation reared its ugly head in 2006.)

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