It must be gratifying to look back on a whole body of work, and lovingly craft a fitting ending to a story that meant so much to so many.

Gratifying, but boring. We love the shows that use the occasion of their finale as an opportunity to gleefully burn it all to the ground. Go kick rocks, continuity! Take a hike, in-universe physics! Eat sh*, 4th wall!

Here are a few finales that stepped up to the plate and swung for the fences:

First Episode Vs. Last Episode: 15 Finales That Really Swung For The Fences

Moonlighting CRACKED COM The writers found out they were cancelled before the finale was in the can, sO they wrote a fourth-wall obliterating episode

First Episode Vs. Last Episode: 15 Finales That Really Swung For The Fences

First Episode Vs. Last Episode: 15 Finales That Really Swung For The Fences

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First Episode Vs. Last Episode: 15 Finales That Really Swung For The Fences

Quantum. Leap CRACKEDCO Dr. Sam Beckett, whose whole thing is that he can't control his leaps, is revealed to be in control the whole time. Also, he n

First Episode Vs. Last Episode: 15 Finales That Really Swung For The Fences

First Episode Vs. Last Episode: 15 Finales That Really Swung For The Fences

First Episode Vs. Last Episode: 15 Finales That Really Swung For The Fences

First Episode Vs. Last Episode: 15 Finales That Really Swung For The Fences

First Episode Vs. Last Episode: 15 Finales That Really Swung For The Fences

First Episode Vs. Last Episode: 15 Finales That Really Swung For The Fences

First Episode Vs. Last Episode: 15 Finales That Really Swung For The Fences

First Episode Vs. Last Episode: 15 Finales That Really Swung For The Fences

David,. The Gnome It's revealed that David and his wife are 399 years old! Neat! Oh, also, all gnomes die when they turn 400. They abandon their pets

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