The world of entertainment can sometimes shatter you into pieces. The power of words can be unnerving. Here are some of the saddest TV monologues that made us all cry all day long. These just might be some of the Saddest TV Monologues of all time.
The Newsroom – America Is Not The Greatest Country In the World
Some would argue that The Newsroom has a little too much political commentary in it. Aaron Sorkin has done a real number on this show. The Newsroom has some really glaring Sorkin moments. There is that politically divisive opinion that shrouds almost every The Newsroom episode. And this speech by Jeff Daniels really takes the cake. Daniels’ character is asked a simple question by a student – Why is America the greatest country on Earth? And Daniels rips the student down with a scathing response. His speech ends on a sad and polarizing note that gets the better of us no matter how many times we watch it.
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Game of Thrones – Jaime Explains Why he Killed The Mad King
The scene was powerful. It was so subtle and mesmerizing that we forgot it was just a TV Show. Jaime Lannister was called the Kingslayer. It was a moniker of insult. It reminded everyone he betrayed the King he was supposed to serve and protect. When we knew why, it gave us goosebumps.
WandaVision – Vision Tells Wanda The Meaning Of Grief
What is grief, but not love persevering? Now that was a scene to remember. Vision was no longer the tin man. He was a synthezoid with a heart of gold. The scenes showed us vision understood life in way most of us never could.
Sherlock – Watson Asks Sherlock One Last Favor
When Sherlock seemingly died after coming head to head with Moriarty, we all thought that was the end of it. Sherlock Holmes was no more. Watson visits Sherlock’s grave and gives a speech that moves us all to tears. He might be stone-hearted in front of Sherlock but Watson does value him as a friend.
The West Wing – Mrs. Landingham Opens Up About Her Dead Children
The West Wing is a show that seldom gets the credit it truly deserves. the series is full of such monologue gems But the one we would like to feature is the one made by Mrs. Landingham. The woman opens up about her twin sins dying in Vietnam. The sheer vulnerability in her words is so pure and utterly terrifying.
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Supernatural – Castiel’s Last Words
Say what you will about the final season of Supernatural, but know one thing – we all cried when it ended. Before dean bids adieu forever, we see another series favorite say his last words. Castiel dies but not before confessing how much Sam and Dean has changed him. When he confesses he loves Dean, most of us were looking for a chair or something to sit down on.
This Is Us – Kevin’s Breakdown On The Football Field
Life is a race. You see the runner making it to the finish line. But you do not see the scrapes and scratches he got when he was training hard to be there. Justin Hartley embodies the struggles of being the centerpiece so powerfully. Nobody gives the guy enough credit.