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”

Season 6, Episode 6

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!

Where to Watch: Amazon, iTunes

 

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.

Where to Watch: Amazon, iTunes

 

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.

Where to Watch: AmazoniTunes

 

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).

Where to Watch: AmazoniTunes

 

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.

Where to Watch: AmazoniTunes

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.

Where to Watch: AmazoniTunes

 

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.

Where to Watch: AmazoniTunes

 

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.

Where to Watch: AmazoniTunes

 

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.

Where to Watch: AmazoniTunes

Thanks, musical sitcoms, for showing us that anything—really, anything—can be turned into a delightful song and dance number! #staymusical

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