This week we’re looking back at the greatest high school shows of all time, so it’s only right that we take some time to reminisce more about Friday Night Lights.
From its very first season, Friday Night Lights was filled with some of the greatest moments in modern television. This is that rare show that knew how to make each great scene and character interaction feel impactful and brilliant, all while turning its audience into an emotional wreck.
Here are our picks for the 100 greatest moments in Friday Night Lights history.
1 of 100
Riggins & Street's "Texas Forever" (1.01)
2 of 100
That epic speech before the first game (1.01)
3 of 100
Street suffers an injury in the first game of the season (1.01)
4 of 100
Here we go—Matt Saracen takes over as quarterback (1.01)
5 of 100
Coach teaches Saracen how to be a real quarterback (1.02)
6 of 100
Coach makes the team do sprints in the rain, because football (1.03)
7 of 100
Yasss Riggins and Lyla hook up (1.03)
8 of 100
The whole team—including Riggins (awkward)—comes to visit Street at the hospital (1.05)
9 of 100
Street makes his return to the field for Homecoming (1.07)
10 of 100
Smash uses steroids. Not the best idea. (1.07)