Year in Review

2021 in Review: The Scenes We Desperately Wish We Could Unsee

Worst TV Moments 2021

‘Tis the season to make special holiday wishes, and we know exactly what we’re hoping for this year: to forget that any of these things ever happened.

From men birthing alien babies on American Horror Story to that infamous White Lotus defecation scene, we once again found ourselves watching some of our favorite shows through the spaces between our fingers. And because it would be simply rude of us to suffer alone, we’re inviting you to join us in reliving 27 of 2021’s most unsettling TV moments.

A few quick reminders before you scroll down (if you dare) — not only are some of these images pretty graphic, but some of them contain significant spoilers. So you might want to come back later if you’re at all behind on any of the following shows: 9-1-1, 9-1-1: Lone Star, American Horror Story, The Bachelorette, Black Monday, Bless the Harts, BMF, Chicago Fire, Cowboy Bebop, Dancing With the Stars, Dave, Disenchantment, Doom Patrol, I Know What You Did Last Summer, Lisey’s Story, New Amsterdam, Nine Perfect Strangers, Physical, The Real Housewives of New York City, Servant, The Stand, The Underground Railroad, Vanderpump Rules, The Walking Dead, WandaVision, The White Lotus or YOU.

Still with us? How brave you are. As a reward, you may scroll down to experience 27 of the year’s most disturbing moments. When you’re done, drop a comment with your own additions to this list. Which 2021 TV moments do you wish you could unsee?