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Best & Worst / Television's Very Special Episodes

Which show had the best use of a cardboard box? Read on to find out.

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Most Imaginative Use of a Cardboard Box
The Drew Carey Show‘s cheeky take on The Full Monty

The Baby? What Baby? Award
— To Melrose Place, for cleverly disguising (and brazenly ignoring) Heather Locklear’s pregnancy. Hunter Tylo who?

Best New TV Theme
— The Refreshments’ King of the Hill instrumental (with Nerf Herder’s Buffy the Vampire Slayer jam a close second)

Best Use of Nudity
NewsRadio‘s Andy Dick stripping to his Skivvies on The Rosie O’Donnell Show

Worst Use of Nudity
— The gratuitous overexposure of Jimmy Smits and Kim Delaney that seems to end every episode of NYPD Blue

Most Gracious Loser
— David Letterman, for his Times Square ”#3 in Late Night!” billboard — right down the block from Jay Leno’s ”#1 in Late Night!” sign

Least Gracious Winner
The X-Files‘ Gillian Anderson, for not mentioning costar David Duchovny in her Golden Globe or her Emmy acceptance speeches

Best Guest Spot
— Emma Thompson on Ellen. We knew all along that accent was fake.

Worst Guest Spot
Homicide‘s Detective Munch (Richard Belzer) traveled needlessly from NBC to Fox’s The X-Files to interrogate a Lone Gunman.

Most To-Die-For TV Character
— Angel (David Boreanaz), Buffy’s vampire boyfriend

Best Catchphrase
South Park‘s delightfully subversive ”Oh, my God, they killed Kenny! You bastards!”