L The List
- 1MASH lasted 11 seasons and ended in a two-and a half hour TV movie that aired Feb. 28, 1983 and is still the highest rated series finale ever. By the end of the episode, the war has drawn to an exhausted close, and the residents of the 4077th are scattering after many tearful farewells. The teariest is saved for last. As Hawkeye (Alan Alda) takes off in a chopper, he spies a message from his old pal B.J. (Mike Farrell): ''Goodbye'' spelled out in stones on the launch pad.
- 2After ten years Ross and Rachel were finally in it for good, Monica and Chandler had twins, Phoebe was happily married to Mike, and Joey had a new chick and a duck. All wrapped up in a nice little bow.
- 4Bob Newhart had co created and starred in not one, but two of the most beloved tv shows of the 80's, the Bob Newhart show and Newhart. They were both critically acclaimed and when it came time for Newhart to end, they treated everyone to an amazing twist ending. It turns out the entire show was a dream as Bob turns over in his bed to talk to his wife from the original Bob Newhart Show.
- 5Possibly the most cherished show of an entire generation of geeks, Buffy the Vampire Slayer was seven seasons of vampire killing awesomeness. Every year saw the ante get upped in the way of big finishes. Season 5's finish saw Buffy leap to her death before switching to a different network, but it was Season 7 that was the shows crowning achievement. With the way the show had been written throughout it's entire run, the audience knew all cards were on the table. It was perfectly reasonable to expect that no one would survive. Several fan favorite characters bit the farm and some made heroic last stands, but ultimately it was the complete destruction of the Hellmouth (the city of Sunnydale) that made the final e worth it.
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