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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
Dexter Season 7, Ep. 12: Remember the Monsters?

The Best Series Finales The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time

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How I Met Your Mother is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
Benjamin Dunn added How I Met Your Mother Season 9, Ep. 23-24: Last Forever

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Roseanne is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
Roseanne Season 9, Ep. 23: Into That Good Night

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Heroes is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
moore.swp added Heroes Season 4, Ep. 18: Brave New World

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3,528 1,744
Lost is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
Lost Season 6, Ep. 17-18: The End

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2,357 1,585
Seinfeld is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
Seinfeld Season 9, Ep. 23-24: The Finale

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1,626 737
True Blood is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
pmflynn823 added True Blood Season 7 Ep. 10: Thank You

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1,043 862
The X-Files is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
wiabux added The X-Files Season 9, Ep. 19-20: The Truth

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780 513
Star Trek: Enterprise is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
tiedyed.420 added Star Trek: Enterprise Season 4, Ep. 22: These Are the Voyages...

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1,107 768
Quantum Leap is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
Quantum Leap Season 5, Ep. 22: Mirror Image

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1,816 1,342
The Sopranos is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
The Sopranos Season 6, Ep. 21: Made in America

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The Secret Life of the America... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
Michelle1 added The Secret Life of the American Teenager Season 5, Ep. 24: Thank You And Goodbye

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ALF is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
ALF Season 4, Ep. 24: Consider Me Gone

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Prison Break is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
m.halenius added Prison Break Season 4, Ep. 24: Free

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My Name Is Earl is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
Tricia Toner added My Name Is Earl Season 4, Ep. 27: Dodge's Dad

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Jericho is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
INTPLibrarian added Jericho Season 2, Ep. 7: Patriots and Tyrants

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Angel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
Angel Season 5, Ep. 22: Not Fade Away

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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
RedHotYankees added Two and a Half Men 10

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Merlin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
SlashLover added Merlin

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Castle is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
Gabby Gellerman added Castle 4

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Ghost Whisperer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
higgins83 added Ghost Whisperer 5

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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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Gilmore Girls 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
db1234 added Kyle XY 3

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Saved by the Bell: The College... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever

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

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Chuck is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
AaronFSmith added Chuck 5

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Warehouse 13 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
Kellie Sapp added Warehouse 13 3

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Carnivàle is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
MobyWaller added Carnivàle 2

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Charmed is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
Fabricius added Charmed 8

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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
KellyWiebe added Sons of Anarchy 5

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The Killing is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
MobyWaller added The Killing 3

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The Mentalist is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
LanaYoshii added The Mentalist 5

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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
grant-galloway added Buffy the Vampire Slayer 7

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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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Full House is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
Nicole Ayris added Full House 8

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Sex and the City 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
sannalockner added Veronica Mars 3

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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
Ben Romine added Gilligan's Island 3

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Happy Days is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
Ben Romine added Happy Days 11

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Pretty Little Liars 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
emlyt added Pushing Daisies 2

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Bewitched is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
Ben Romine added Bewitched 8

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Little House on the Prairie is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever

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The Glades is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
AvilisSiliva added The Glades 2

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Saved by the Bell is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Worst TV Series Finales Ever
Ben Romine added Saved by the Bell 4