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The best and worst of 2003 TV

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.

Jolene Blalock stars as the Vulcan sub-commander T'Pol on Star Trek Enterprise.
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STUDIO CITY, CA - SEPTEMBER 24: Winner Jun Song after poses for a picture the season finale of Big Brother 4 on September 24, 2003 at the CBS Studio Center/Ratford Lot in Studio City, California. (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES - DECEMBER 14: Cast member Burton Roberts arrives at the season finale of
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** FILE ** Standup comedian Kevin James and Leah Rimini star in
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55-year old former Black Sabbath rocker Ozzy Osbourne underwent emergency surgery at a hospital in Britain after suffering serious injuries in an all-terrain vehicle crash on the grounds of his estate in Buckinghamshire, his publicist Cindy Guagenti said on December 8, 2003. During an examination, doctors found that Osbourne had broken his collarbone, six ribs and a vertebra in his neck, but the injuries were not considered life threatening. A September 22, 2002 file photo shows Osbourne with wife Sharon arriving at the 54th annual Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. REUTERS/Fred Prouser-Files

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