First Episode Vs. Last Episode: 15 Plot Lines TV Shows Simply Abandoned
We get it. Writing TV shows can be a complex and difficult job. There are tons of different storylines happening at the same time and not all of them can always turn out great. However, pretending a storyline never even happened because you don't know how to resolve it is another thing entirely. We're not talking about deliberate mysteries here, like “what's in the briefcase” in Pulp Fiction. No, these are whole storylines introduced, slightly explored, and then dropped like a grocery store receipt in a parking lot on a rainy day.
The frustrating thing is that TV shows should theoretically have enough time to address these issues. Would it be that hard to simply put one throwaway line that would explain why a certain plot line was abandoned? Or is it that easy to just forget first season plotlines by the time you get to the last season? Well, the answer is yes, according to these 15 TV shows: