10 Best TV Episodes of 2017

From 'Better Call Saul' to 'Twin Peaks' – our favorite stand-alone showstoppers from the past year

'Better Call Saul,'
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'Better Call Saul,' "Chicanery"

Better Call Saul has never been a courtroom drama – but it is a show about lawyers, and "Chicanery" smartly exploited the way that TV viewers have become conditioned to expect our legal system to produce just outcomes, whatever the cost. The McGill boys carry their domestic drama into their professional arena – and Michael McKean does what may be his finest work on the show, which is saying something. Noel Murray
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