Emmys 2014's 20 Best and Worst Moments

From a final 'Breaking Bad' victory lap to Seth Meyers' hosting duties, the highs and lows of television's big night

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BEST: 'Weird Al' Yankovic Gets Thematic
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BEST: 'Weird Al' Yankovic Gets Thematic

Given the stellar year that "Weird Al" has had, it was a no-brainer to have him do something on the awards show. But his medley of TV show themes with new lyrics offered both a giddy comedic highlight and the sort of glitzy musical-number special that awards shows do best (and worst). Mad Men, Scandal, Homeland ("Indigo Montoya grew a beard!" You may start slow-clapping now, Princess Bride fans) — nobody was safe from the Weird One. It was Game of Thrones, however, that got his best lines, as he razzed the show for its high mortality rate and handed George R.R. Martin, sitting in the audience, a typewriter. "Type, George, type as fast as you can! We need more scripts! Write them faster! Write them faster!"

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