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The worst final episodes of great TV shows have a history almost as old as TV itself. Whenever an audience becomes so invested in a group of fictional people's lives that they can't imagine a way the series could possibly end (let alone that the series could end at all), it's hard to satisfy everyone. A far cry from the best series finales ever, these series finale flops involve plot lines that never got wrapped up (whatever happened to Walt on Lost? And what about those polar bears?), used "convenient" ways to explain disastrous final seasons (It was all a dream! Or an autistic dream! Or a hyperbaric chamber sleep-induced dream!), or just copped out of explaining what happened to morally ambiguous characters by calling it an ambiguous end (cut to black!), these awful series finales represent the worst things that have happened to good TV.

What is the worst TV series finale of all time? Is Dexter the worst series finale ever? This list of the worst final episodes on TV is here to let the viewers decide what TV series finales were the biggest letdowns. If you think the Lost season finale was the worst way a TV series ever ended, vote it up and let the TV watching world know of your disdain for the worst series finales of all time.
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Dexter is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
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How I Met Your Mother is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
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Roseanne is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever

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Heroes is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
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Lost is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
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Seinfeld is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever

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True Blood is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
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The X-Files is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
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Star Trek: Enterprise is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
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Quantum Leap is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever

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The Sopranos is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever

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The Secret Life of the America... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever

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ALF is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
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Prison Break is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
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My Name Is Earl is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
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Jericho is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
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Angel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
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Dinosaurs is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever

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Two and a Half Men is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
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Merlin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
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Castle is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
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Ghost Whisperer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
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3rd Rock from the Sun is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever

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Saved by the Bell: The College... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever

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Kyle XY is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
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Gilmore Girls is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever

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Chuck is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
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Entourage is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever

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Warehouse 13 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
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Carnivàle is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
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Charmed is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
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Chappelle's Show is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever

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Sons of Anarchy is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
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The Killing is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
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The Mentalist is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
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Deadwood is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
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The Brady Bunch is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever

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Sex and the City is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever

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Full House is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
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Veronica Mars is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
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St. Elsewhere is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever

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Gilligan's Island is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
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Happy Days is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
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Little House on the Prairie is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever

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Pushing Daisies is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
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Bewitched is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
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The Glades is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
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Saved by the Bell is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
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Burn Notice is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
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