Say what you want, but everyone loves a good musical episode of their favorite TV show. Though many different shows have attempted to master song and dance, here are 10 that truly succeeded!
Scrubs – “My Musical”
Synopsis: A patient suffering from an aneurysm hears singing from everyone, turning Sacred Heart into a musical extravaganza you won’t forget. This episode was nominated for 5 Emmy’s, and rightly so!
Psych – “Psych: The Musical”
“Psych: The Musical” originally premiered during Season 7 of the show, but aired separately as a 2-hour TV special.
Synopsis: Shawn and Gus dive into a world that’s equal parts mystery and melody to track down an escaped playwright mad man, Z, who six years earlier was deemed criminally insane after locking a critic in a back room of the theater that he burnt to the ground.
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia – “The Nightman Cometh”
Season 4, Episode 13
Synopsis: Charlie stages a rock opera based on his song “Nightman” and recruits the rest of the gang to help him.
That ’70s Show – “That ’70s Musical”
Season 4, Episode 24
Synopsis: An episode dedicated to Fez’s idea of what life should be like filled entirely with song and dance.
Where to Watch: Amazon
The Office – “Andy’s Play”
Season 7 – Episode 3
Synopsis: Andy gets a lead role in a local theater production of ‘Sweeney Todd’. He invites the office to the show, but Michael struggles with jealousy (as he auditioned and did not get a part).
Grey’s Anatomy – “Song Beneath the Song”
Season 7, Episode 18
Synopsis: A cataclysmic event rattles the doctors of Seattle Grace to the core. Callie, on the verge of an enormous life-changing moment with Arizona, envisions her hospital and friends as it has never been seen before.
Community – “Regional Holiday Music”
Season 3, Episode 10
Synopsis: A holiday-themed parody of “Glee” in which Abed tries to persuade each member of the Study Group to join the glee club so that they can qualify for regionals.
The Flash -“Duet”
Season 3, Episode 17
Synopsis: The Music Meister sends Supergirl and the Flash to a world where life is a musical, and the only way to escape is to sing and dance.
Buffy The Vampire Slayer – “Once More With Feeling”
Season 6, Episode 7
Synopsis: In this musical extravaganza, Sunnydale residents find themselves bursting into song, and flame, when a demon attempts to make Dawn his bride.
How I Met Your Mother – “Girls Vs. Suits”
Season 5, Episode 12
Synopsis: This episode features a long fantasy musical number performed by Neil Patrick Harris called “Nothing Suits Me Like a Suit,” which was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics.