Forums: General TV Discussion: Worst ending of a TV show ever?

 
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    kaospilotX

    [1]Jul 9, 2012
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    After seeing the last episode of Alf yesterday, this topic came to mind. If you have any worst than Alf I shiver in waiting.

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    mindmalfunction

    [2]Jul 14, 2012
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    How about no ending at all. It drives me nuts when I get emotionally invested in a show and then its cancelled mid season or when the first season ends with a cliff hanger and its cancelled before season two. Examples: Flash Forward,The River, and Terra Nova to name a few.


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    archangelwho

    [3]Jul 15, 2012
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    St. Elsewhere but I agree no ending is even worst.

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    kaospilotX

    [4]Jul 16, 2012
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    No ending absolutely sucks. It's such a slap in the face for the viewers and a total lack of respect for the show itself and even the art of film making. Wish there was a law that required networks to make ending episodes after a show had aired a certain number of episodes. But that will of course never happen. At least the networks should have some respect for the viewers, but I kinda doubt that will happen either. It's all about profits unfortunately.
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    Circles

    [5]Jul 16, 2012
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    Angel, hands down.
    A conclusion is just, necessary. You can't leave it up in the air.

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    archangelwho

    [6]Jul 16, 2012
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    Alf and Space"Above and Beyond. Of surw if they meant to end them as they did or they felt that each show was returning. But once it was decided that they were not returning they should have finished them.

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    Circles

    [7]Jul 16, 2012
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    Years later they made an ALF movie set after the final episode. I wouldn't recommend it.

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    maritimer00

    [8]Jul 18, 2012
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    For all the hype leading up to it, the Seinfeld finale disappointed even the show's most ardent fans.
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    skippercollecto

    [9]Jul 19, 2012
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    I hated the finales of Lost, Quantum Leapand St. Elsewhere. However, the ending of the 1980s Newhart show was quite amusing.


    The fates of the original Battlestar Galactica and the Jupiter II in the original Lost in Space have left question marks in my life for decades.

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    archangelwho

    [10]Jul 20, 2012
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    skippercollecto wrote:


    I hated the finales of Lost, Quantum Leapand St. Elsewhere. However, the ending of the 1980s Newhart show was quite amusing.


    The fates of the original Battlestar Galactica and the Jupiter II in the original Lost in Space have left question marks in my life for decades.


    They did do a Battlestar Galactica 1980 (?) where they made it to Earth and started moving some of their people to Earth but I don't think it lasted the whole season so unsure how it ended but unlike the Jupiter II they did make it to Earth.

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    Like_Clockwork

    [11]Jul 27, 2012
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    I get why people said Seinfeld, the final episode was almost a best-of compilation in disguise, but the conclusion for a show like this did make some sense.
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    duskmon12

    [12]Aug 5, 2012
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    Any TV show where the ending reveals that the entire series was some kind of dream or work of fiction. Like Roseanne or St. Elsewhere.

    Edited on 08/05/2012 1:20am
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    Steftj

    [13]Aug 12, 2012
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    "Threshold" (2005)



    In simultaneous desperation and despair mashing ALL my future plot into ONE devastating and utterly sad ending dialogue turning mono, permanently extinguishing any hopes and dreams of the mind so far in awe of possibilities.


    Squash the ratings, I understand actors fucking each other over and on set, I understand screen writers with nervous breakdowns and involountary rehab adventures, What I do not understand is when more than a million became less than you needed. Needed to do something you appreciate yourself, for the people who will appreciate it. This is art as business, not business as art. The actors should be artists, not housewives.


    Edited on 08/12/2012 3:17pm
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