Best Episodes Of Friday Night Lights

Friday Night LightsFriday Night Lights is a TV series starring Kyle Chandler, Connie Britton, and Zach Gilford. A drama that follows the lives of the Dillon Panthers, one of the nation’s best high school football teams, and their head coach Eric…

Release Date: October 2006

10. Don’t Go

Friday Night Lights Season 5 Episode 10Air Date: 19 Jan. 2011
Season 5, Episode 10

Coach’s offer from a Florida college becomes public knowledge. Tim Riggins parole hearing date approaches and Billy asks Coach Taylor to be a character witness. Luke considers what comes after high school if he gets no scholarship offers. Vince tries to get back in coach’s good graces after last week’s benching but his dad makes it difficult.

9. Laboring

Friday Night Lights Season 4 Episode 12Air Date: 3 Feb. 2010
Season 4, Episode 12

The final game of the regular season has the East Dillon Lions slated to host the Dillon Panthers in what is sure to be the mother of all cross town rivalries. When the Panther boosters question the fitness of the East Dillon field it quickly escalates from toothpick pranks to torn up turf. Meanwhile the pro-life witch-hunt to get Tammy terminated for counseling the pregnant Becky escalates. Adding to the chaos, Mindy goes into labor, Billy goes on a caffeine bender, and soon after the boy is born, Uncle Tim gets arrested when the cops bust the chop shop. Meanwhile …

8. Kingdom

Friday Night Lights Season 5 Episode 5Air Date: 1 Dec. 2010
Season 5, Episode 5

The East Dillon Lions face the South Kingdom Rangers, the team to whom they forfeited at the beginning of last season. Coach tries to steer the team away from talk of revenge but when the game gets rough and the officiating lopsided, coach reconsiders. Meanwhile Tami bonds with one of the East Dillon teachers in a girl’s night in and Julie’s relationship with her TA hits a snag. Following the game, Hasting finds an outlaw white-lightning party in the otherwise dry town and bolstered by hooch, talk of college recruitment, and brotherhood the Lions go a bit overboard …

7. New York, New York

Friday Night Lights Season 3 Episode 8Air Date: 19 Nov. 2008
Season 3, Episode 8

Tami considers new living surroundings, while Eric considers a temporary replacement for Mac, who collapses on the field during practice. Tyra considers her options between following her dream and following her boyfriend, while Jason considers investing his share of the profits from flipping Buddy Garrity’s house in his future by taking a trip to the East Coast.

6. Mud Bowl

Friday Night Lights Season 1 Episode 20Air Date: 28 Mar. 2007
Season 1, Episode 20

A chemical spill forces Coach Taylor and the Panthers to seek another facility in which to play the crucial State semifinal game.

5. Texas Whatever

Friday Night Lights Season 5 Episode 12Air Date: 2 Feb. 2011
Season 5, Episode 12

The school board considers eliminating a football program to meet budget cuts, making Dillon a one team town again. Meanwhile Tami considers a job offer that Coach Taylor is eager to dismiss. Tyra returns to town and questions Tim about his plan to leave Texas. The Panthers boosters approach Buddy. Luke confronts Tim about his relationship with Becky. Following an abortive open school-board hearing, Vince and Jess try to plead the Lions’ case directly with the chairman of the school-board.

4. Underdogs

Friday Night Lights Season 3 Episode 12Air Date: 7 Jan. 2009
Season 3, Episode 12

The Taylors are faced with a decision that could end what is already a fragile friendship with the McCoys. Lila informs her father of her alternate decision after her chances of attending her dream college have fallen through, Landry tries to help Tyra with her college essay, and Matt has dreams of attaining some kind of post-high school education.

3. Always

Friday Night Lights Season 5 Episode 13Air Date: 9 Feb. 2011
Season 5, Episode 13

With the decision to close the East Dillon Football program speculation runs wild on two fronts. Will the Lions be able to win State and go out in a blaze of glory; and will Coach Taylor agree to return to coach the Dillion Panthers and a super team with the best of both schools? Tami’s PA job offer adds conflict in the Taylor home as does a new development with Matt & Julie. Meanwhile Tim Riggins and Tyra talk seriously about their futures and Luke & Becky clear the air.

2. State

Friday Night Lights Season 1 Episode 22Air Date: 11 Apr. 2007
Season 1, Episode 22

The Panthers gear up for the state championship, as the rumor about Coach Taylor spreads. Meanwhile, Tami receives some news.

1. Thanksgiving

Friday Night Lights Season 4 Episode 13Air Date: 10 Feb. 2010
Season 4, Episode 13

Jess confides to Landry that she has feelings for Vince. Thanksgiving arrives, the day before the big game finds the Taylors playing host to an extended family dinner. The Riggins are there including the newest Riggins. Matt’s back from Chicago. Buddy is bringing his own turkey to deep fry. Then on Friday, The lions meet the Panthers on the Panther’s home field but they’re a tougher team than anticipated. It all comes down to Landry can he make a 45 yard field goal and win the game?