Some predicted that 2003 would see the slow death of the reality show. Tell that to Joe Millionaire. And the Osbournes. And Ally Hilfiger. And Paris Hilton, who not only had her own reality show, but got in trouble for her own real-life antics.
2003 also saw the end of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "Dawson's Creek," the possible revival of "Survivor" with an excellent season in the Pearl Islands, a catchy new show called "Arrested Development," a sudsy new beach soap called "The O.C.," and much more. Here are our writers' picks for some of the bests and worsts of the '03 TV season.