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Old 04-04-17, 09:50 PM
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I don't remember Pushing Daisies wrapping. Wonder if I missed the final episode?
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Well, according to Wiki, the last scheduled episode aired in December 2008. There were 3 final unaired episodes they burned off in June the following year. Maybe you never saw those final 3.
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Odyssey 5
I caught this well after it's run, and, yeah, it's actually pretty enjoyable if you just skip the last episode.
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Alcatraz


Not necesarily cliff hangers but Journeyman and Tru Calling didn't finish their stories.
I really liked Alcatraz and Journeyman. The creators of Journeyman did an interview several months after the show was canned, where they talked about the plans they had to further explain the time traveling.
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Originally Posted by Kdogg View Post

The same for the original Dallas except with a TV movie.
Same with ALF.
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Re: Shows ended on a cliffhanger?

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I enjoyed the 1979 series Cliffhangers, but, ironically, it was cancelled early and left two of the three series dangling.
Forgot all about Cliffhangers!

The series was cancelled after only 10 episodes were aired, by which point only "The Curse Of Dracula" had reached its conclusion. However, one unaired episode (which did air overseas) featured the two concluding chapters of "The Secret Empire" as well as the final part of "Stop Susan Williams." American viewers later got a chance to see the concluding part of "Stop Susan Williams" in the TV-movie The Girl Who Saved The World which re-edited the eleven installments into a single two-hour movie ("Curse Of Dracula" was also re-edited as two TV-movies for later airing).
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This is a bit odd topic, but I feel like most TV shows devote so much time to the build up of a cliffhanger, then the resolution is either disappointing or wrapped up in like the first 10 minutes of the premiere and then it's back to treading water. Is it just a product of having too many episodes to produce in a normal American television season?
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Originally Posted by fujishig View Post
Is it just a product of having too many episodes to produce in a normal American television season?
No, it's merely a plot device to get you to tune in the following season. If everything is wrapped up neat and tidy, there's less incentive to commit yourself the next season. Or if competing networks try and get creative scheduling against your show, you still have that cliffhanger people are wanting to be resolved to keep them from checking out other shows.

Of course with DVRs and streaming, this doesn't quite have the same effect as it used to.
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Wish there was a way to find out what was going to happen next on My Name is Earl.
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Originally Posted by rennervision View Post
Wish there was a way to find out what was going to happen next on My Name is Earl.
https://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/commen...ising/ccj3sft/

I had always had an ending to Earl and Iím sorry I didnít get the chance to see it happen. Youíve got a show about a guy with a list so not seeing him finish it is a bummer. But the truth is, he wasnít ever going to finish the list. The basic idea of the ending was that while he was stuck on a really hard list item he was going to start to get frustrated that he was never going to finish it. Then he runs into someone who had a list of their own and Earl was on it. They needed to make up for something bad they had done to Earl. He asks them where they got the idea of making a list and they tell him that someone came to them with a list and that person got the idea from someone else. Earl eventually realizes that his list started a chain reaction of people with list and that heís finally put more good into the world than bad. So at that point he was going to tear up his list and go live his life. Walk into the sunset a free man. With good karma.
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That sounds like a great ending.
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Soap (however one plot line was resolved on benson a few years later)
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