Kristen Bell (Getty Images); Glenn Close & Rose Byrne of "Damages" (DirecTV)
No. 1, and I'm being honest: You will not be disappointed if you watch any of "America's Funniest Home Videos." It without fail puts me in a good mood. They are on Season 17 or something. I particularly recommend the animal extravaganzas episodes. I have all the seasons on DVD -- not all 17 years but a couple of seasons. If I'm talking serious TV, the first season of "Damages" from start to finish is one of the best television experiences I've ever had. I've never seen a thriller executed that way on television.