Lynette Rice
July 15, 2010 AT 09:15 PM EDT

Image Credit: Bob D’Amico/ABC; Danny Feld; AMC; Justin Stephens/NBCThe race to secure the Emmy for Outstanding Actor in a Drama is more competitive than ever this year, which is why it’s imperative that nominees Jon Hamm (Mad Men), Kyle Chandler (Friday Night Lights), Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad), Hugh Laurie (House), Matthew Fox (Lost), and Michael C. Hall (Dexter) submit their best work from the 2009-10 TV season. In case you’re playing at home, we found out which episodes the actors — and supporting actors — have offered up for consideration. The Emmys will air Aug. 29 on NBC. See the selections after the jump:

Hamm: “The Gypsy & The Hobo” (Don Draper admits to his wife that he stole Dick Whitman’s identity)

Chandler: “East of Dillon” (Coach unites his team)

Cranston: “Full Measure” (Walt completes his journey to the dark side in this season finale)

Laurie: “Broken” (The season premiere that was set in a psychiatric hospital)

Fox: “The End” (Jack reunites with his friends in the series finale)

Hall: “The Getaway” (Dexter catches up with Trinity and kills him in this season finale)


John Slattery (Mad Men): “The Gypsy & The Hobo” (An old flame re-enters Roger’s life)

Aaron Paul (Breaking Bad): “Half Measures” (Jesse seeks revenge for his fallen friend)

Martin Short (Damages): “You Haven’t Replaced Me” (Lenny learns about his mother’s fate)

Terry O’Quinn (Lost): “The Substitute”  (Locke becomes a substitute teacher)

Michael Emerson (Lost): “Dr. Linus” (Ben goes above and beyond to help a high school student named Alex)

Andre Braugher (Men of a Certain Age): “Powerless” (Owen goes head-to-head with the city’s permit office)

You May Like