1st this SHOULD have been a 2 hrs. finale. kinda like how 'Buffy' & "Angel" NEEDED to be a 2 hr. series finale as well. but got screwed out of that by the network. also i don't the think producers had anything to do with the order of the season it was "CBS" i believe.
it's funny how in this season "Alison" was suppose to be in 'Law School" they cut that cause of the episode order i think. but i agree, the girls weren't in it enough. though the girl who played "Maria" as a teenager didn't look much like her. i don't honestly care for that. who knows maybe she will be looking somewhat like that when she's 14 in what 7 years from now. also what the hell happend to "Lee' ? he wasn't in this season that much at all.
it was nice he got to be the chief of detectives & that "Devalas" or however ya spell his name won the election. but they didn't really say what happend to alison at all. before they killed her of course. it showed pics of her family yes. i kinda get that the actress who playes "Ariel" wasn't in it that much cause she's in college now. that i understand. but the other girls SHOULD have been in it longer as well!
also it's really never bothered me that the show has gone off the track on the real family. i've always thought that it stays somewhat on track of it. but since i don't really know about that family i dunno how much it stuck to it. but why kill "Joe? it's just plain stupid & bad writing if ya ask me. the scenes of the cast were nice. & the scene where she meets him at the end was nice too. i'll give you that. but having joe be alive than we find out he's dead was just plain stupid. actually i thought after we saw joe right next to her hugging him,
that he was going to say Alison, that's not me, that's a guy that mob guy who's name i forget at the moment, paid to have my face. this is me.
not telling her he's fawking dead! this is a show that i did think they would have put more thought into it. my guess the darkness was suppose to be joe dying perhaps? i will dearly miss this show. i've been a fan of "Jake Weber" since he did 'American Gothic" way back in (1995)!
& i'll still stay a fan of his. & the rest of the cast. but like i said when they wrote that joe died, they must have been smoking some good crack cause that's the ONLY reason anyone would want to write that! sorry about my ramblings here. it just pisses me off that's all