2020 was nothing if not a year of plot twists, some of which happened to unfold on television.
As TVLine continues to reflect on the year that was — and technically still is for another 27 days, but who’s counting? — we’re now looking back on the biggest small-screen surprises, from pregnancy bombshells and paternity shockers to senseless losses and unexpected returns.
As with all of TVLine’s year-end lists, it’s our duty to offer you the following warning: THIS GALLERY IS A SPOILER MINEFIELD. If you aren’t fully caught up on any of the following shows, you might want to consider revisiting this list once you’ve completed your binges:
The 100, 13 Reasons Why, The Bachelorette, Batwoman, Big Sky, The Boys, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Dead to Me, Filthy Rich, The Good Doctor, Grey’s Anatomy, grown-ish, The Haunting of Bly Manor, How to Get Away With Murder, Insecure, Legacies, The Mandalorian, Manifest, Nancy Drew, Prodigal Son, The Ranch, SEAL Team, Sex Education, Single Parents, Teenage Bounty Hunters, This Is Us, The Umbrella Academy, Vida, The Walking Dead, Wynonna Earp and Yellowstone.
Scroll down to relive 30 moments that blew our minds (for better or worse), then drop a comment with your own additions to the list. Which plot twists are still occupying space in your brain?