A couple of Saturdays ago, Amazon was kind enough to offer up the entire first season of Transparent for free. I’d been meaning to catch-up on the Golden Globe-winning series, but I was putting it off for a less TV-filled time. However, with freezing rain outside and a surprisingly empty DVR inside, I figured what the hell and hit play. Ten episodes and five hours later I was pleasantly surprised by how mellow and restrained the series was when it came to both its comedic and dramatic elements.
Let’s be real. “Best of…” lists are always subjective, I can’t possibly watch everything, but that doesn’t mean I’m not going to make one. I still watched a hell of a lot of TV this year, so without further ado, here’s my list of 2014 TV superlatives: