Award-winning television shows always seem to have unexplained plot points. For some reason, the greatest shows refuse to answer the questions fans want to know the most. These grave oversights in storytelling aren't exclusive to TV either. Some Oscar-winning movies have unexplained moments as well.
Sure, there are a ton of shows where characters live above their means. But those inconsistencies are examples of TV tropes, not glaring plot flaws. Adding a new character in a series finale without outlining who they are or where they come from is a better example of an unexplained TV show moment. These occurrences are way more frequent than you might think.
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Anna Paquin played the beloved main character, Sookie, on HBO's vampire drama True Blood. She even won a Golden Globe in 2009 for her performance. It's a little strange, then, that her character unceremoniously marries a random guy. Viewers don't know who he is or where he comes from. All of the Bon Temps residents live happily ever after, but Sookie is saddled with some stranger.
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The series finale of House is full of twists. House (Hugh Laurie) miraculously survives the fire, for example. Wilson (Robert Sean Leonard) doesn't beat cancer, though, and viewers wonder about House's fate.
The title character fakes his death to avoid prison, so he can no longer practice medicine - not without a fake identity, at least. Will House become a vagrant or turn his life around? It's hard to tell.
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Walt Lloyd (Malcolm David Kelley) is either a superhero, a wizard, or a tiny god in Lost, but viewers will never know for sure. The show leaves more than one question unanswered, but fans especially want to know about Walt. He can apparently teleport and see the future, making him even more mysterious than Hurley (Jorge Garcia), the ghost whisperer. Walt's sudden disappearance will always confuse some viewers.
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In '70s era All My Children episodes, widower Dr. Joe Martin (Ray MacDonnell) has three children to care for after his wife's death. However, his job gets a little easier when son Bobby (Mike Bersell) goes up to the attic and never returns.
Oddly enough, the program alludes to Bobby a few times. A skeleton is found in the same attic with a "Bobby" nametag, and Joe's other son refers to a Halloween skeleton prop as his brother. The soap opera producers don't ever explain the boy's disappearance, however.