Television constantly provides us with moments that keep us on the edge of our seats, desperately waiting for the next episode, and scenes we just can’t stop thinking about. It’s time to relive the best scenes in television history that had fans quickly hitting the pause button, and scrambling to rewind and watch again. But show fans, be forewarned: there’s spoilers galore up ahead!
1. Friends: “The One With the Proposal” – Season 6 Episode 24
Few shows have the ability to retain a mass following decades after the last episode the way Friends does. With its quirky characters and quotable moments, the hilarious sitcom fast became a fan favorite. While audiences adored the romantic story arcs between the ensemble cast, one relationship stood out: Monica and Chandler. Their touching proposal scene had fans hitting pause to take in the perfectly-scripted moment.
Audiences were shocked when Chandler walks through the door to find Monica waiting in a dark room, filled with candles. When Monica begins to propose, Chandler interrupts and proposes to her. The audience shrieks and whistles with delight as the emotional actors embrace. The scene, artfully lit by the warm glow of candles, was a rare intimate moment on the otherwise light and funny show.