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Old 06-04-16, 05:06 PM
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Were there any mind blowingly good Season Finales ?

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I'm making my way though a heap of season finales and am just blown away at how ordinary they have all been so far

Did any show have a particular strong season finale ?
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Re: Were there any mind blowingly good Season Finales ?

why the FUCK do you always put a space before the punctuation?
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why the FUCK do you always put a space before the punctuation?
I could have replied just as rudely but hey

Have a nice day Oldboy me old mate

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Re: Were there any mind blowingly good Season Finales ?

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why the FUCK do you always put a space before the punctuation?
Scott, I don't think you have the right to complain about others on forum ettiquette!

Desmond, Six Feet Under qualifies imho.
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Re: Were there any mind blowingly good Season Finales ?

Do you mean this season or ever? I thought the season finale to season 2 of Boardwalk Empire was one of the greatest finales of any show ever.
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Re: Were there any mind blowingly good Season Finales ?

Alias Season 4 has my favorite cliffhanger ever. It's the only time I've literally jumped out of my seat.
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Re: Were there any mind blowingly good Season Finales ?

While I can't think of much in the same league as the Six Feet Under finale, worth mentioning is Newheart, The Office, Futurama, and Black Adder Goes Forth (bit of a cheat maybe, as it was only 1 season long).
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Re: Were there any mind blowingly good Season Finales ?

I thought you meant series finale at first. Obviously it is in the eye of the beholder. Of the Season Finale's i've seen, I think there are a good amount that are great.

LOST Season 3 Through the Looking Glass is one, Season 4 finale of Lost too for that matter. Season 2 Finale of Hannibal is another I thought was great. Season 3 & 4 Finale of The Wire. Finale of The Shield. That's just off the top of my head.

I don't know what you've seen, but maybe you're just super hard to impress.
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Re: Were there any mind blowingly good Season Finales ?

Season finales are usually pretty good. Series finales always seem to disappoint.
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Re: Were there any mind blowingly good Season Finales ?

Originally, I thought you were talking about just this year. Season finales aren't necessarily the problem, -its following up where they left off that often disappoints.
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Re: Were there any mind blowingly good Season Finales ?

Originally Posted by DWilson View Post
Originally, I thought you were talking about just this year. .
I think he was just talking about this year's finales, but the whole thing got off track, starting with the punctuation .
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Scott, I don't think you have the right to complain about others on forum ettiquette!
i wasn't complaining, i was asking a question with emphasis !
(and really just curious)
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Re: Were there any mind blowingly good Season Finales ?

Many shows have good to great finales but I wouldn't call most of them mind-blowing. The ones below are my usual answers to this question, just so good to me.

Farscape season 4 which was also the series finale. The show was planned to run five seasons but got screwed over by a sudden cancellation . The showrunners left the viewers hanging with an edge of your seat cliff hanger that noone thought would ever get resolved. Rarely been that angry at a show cancellation as I was that day. If only the eventual movie had been a little better, but they tried to cram a whole season into 2 hours and it just didn't work that well.

Also was astounded by the Farscape season 1 finale.

Perhaps my favorite series finale EVER is Babylon 5 Season 3 - absolutely everything I love about that show just clicked. I've rewatched the show several times now and get chills every time when this episode starts.
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Re: Were there any mind blowingly good Season Finales ?

Originally Posted by OldBoy View Post
i wasn't complaining, i was asking a question with emphasis !
(and really just curious)
It's common in French.
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Sorry i meant this year's season finales, not overall series finales
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Re: Were there any mind blowingly good Season Finales ?

Easily the best season finale of the 2016 television season goes to The Magicians. It's the only episode of television in the past two years that I've immediately rewatched after seeing it for the first time. The show was an absolute gem.
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I watched the first 2 eps of the magicans then gave up because i had plenty of other stuff to watch but i might have to revisit the show
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I highly, high recommend The Magicians to fantasy lovers of elaborate worldbuilding. It's an adult Harry Potter meets The Chronicles of Narnia.
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Re: Were there any mind blowingly good Season Finales ?

Originally Posted by Original Desmond View Post
Sorry i meant this year's season finales, not overall series finales
I thought both IZombie and Brooklyn Nine-Nine had good finales this year that set up next year.
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Re: Were there any mind blowingly good Season Finales ?

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why the FUCK do you always put a space before the punctuation?
Seriously? From the guy who can't bother to do a Google search for anything?
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Re: Were there any mind blowingly good Season Finales ?

In addition to its finale, IZombie had an overall strong second season, but it won't be back until 2017 .

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Re: Were there any mind blowingly good Season Finales ?

My favorites this year were iZombie & Bates Motel. Both had super seasons that ended well.
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Re: Were there any mind blowingly good Season Finales ?

Breaking Bad Season 4. "Well, they wrapped up everything nicely, that was a great epi....What the FUCK?"
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Re: Were there any mind blowingly good Season Finales ?

Originally Posted by PhantomStranger View Post
Easily the best season finale of the 2016 television season goes to The Magicians. It's the only episode of television in the past two years that I've immediately rewatched after seeing it for the first time. The show was an absolute gem.
I may have to try and watch too. I watched the pilot, but it didn't hook me.

Overall I agree with the OP - this season hasn't had any shattering finales. Some gave been okay and other very forgettable.
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Originally Posted by Trevor View Post
Scott, I don't think you have the right to complain about others on forum ettiquette!
(Going further offtopic).

I wouldn't be too hard on him/her.

Double ignorance and hypocrisy (whether self aware or not) are very popular leisure activities for many people, both online and offline.

When I was younger, I use to be extremely intolerant of hypocrisy and ignorance. I found out the hard way that actually pointing out hypocrisy/ignorance doesn't do much, other than getting the other person to double-down and dig in their heels even deeper on their ignorance/hypocrisy (as farcical this may sound).


As I got older, I found it was more beneficial to just have someone say their word and myself sitting back eating popcorn, while enjoying the spectacle. (I don't have to say a word at all to them anymore). Frequently most people have more than enough rope to hang themselves with over their own ignorance/hypocrisy, especially when they eventually get into legal trouble. (A recent famous example was Dennis Hastert).

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