In a crowded TV landscape full of streaming, cable and broadcast shows to choose from, we were pleasantly surprised that some small-screen offerings still found ways to make our hearts race.
From secret identities to steamy hookups and villainous reveals, TV in 2022 often kept our jaws glued to the floor. To that end, in the list below, we’re revisiting 40 of the TV plot twists that kept us on the edge of our seats this year.
As is the case with all of TVLine’s year-end roundups, be warned: THIS LIST IS A SPOILER MINEFIELD. Therefore, if you aren’t fully caught up on any of the following 40 shows, you might want to consider revisiting this once you’ve gotten your binge on:
9-1-1: Lone Star, American Horror Stories, Andor, The Boys, The Cleaning Lady, Days of Our Lives: Beyond Salem, Dead to Me, Dynasty, The English, Evil, Fate: The Winx Saga, The Flash, For All Mankind, The Handmaid’s Tale, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, And Just Like That…, Killing Eve, The Kings of Napa, La Brea, Legacies, The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, Manifest, Mayans MC, Monarch, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Only Murders in the Building, Outer Range, Pretty Little Liars, Original Sin, She-Hulk: Attorney at Law, South Park, Stargirl, Station 19, Stranger Things, Superman & Lois, Sweet Magnolias, Vampire Academy, Virgin River, Westworld, The Woman in the House Across the Street From the Girl in the Window and Young Sheldon.
Scroll down to relive the big moments and juicy plot twists that blew our minds this year, then drop a comment or two with your own favorites that are still living rent-free in your brain.