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Finales

  1. spoilers
    The Morning Show Finally Got Its Network MomentFor all its flaws, The Morning Show does a nuanced, cogent, and absorbing job of exploring a MeToo story.
  2. overnights
    Mr. Robot Series-Finale Recap: Hello, ElliotThe series casually and confidently reveals its final twist, destabilizing Mr. Robot’s reality without upending its emotional center.
  3. podcasts
    The Curtain Falls on HarmontownDan Harmon reflects on the end of his long-running live show and podcast.
  4. close reads
    Watchmen Gave Us All the AnswersDid we need them?
  5. close reads
    Let’s Talk About Watchmen’s Egg-cellent FinaleThe surprising ties between Angela’s fate and the Beatles song “I Am the Walrus.” No, really!
  6. lingering questions
    12 Lingering Questions From the Watchmen FinaleThis just wouldn’t be Watchmen if “See How They Fly” wrapped everything up in a neat bow at the end.
  7. lingering questions
    Where Is Lube Man, Watchmen?Plus eight other very important questions we need answered in this week’s finale.
  8. close reads
    Will The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Finally Reckon With Its Heroine’s Flaws?The season-three finale hints that it might, which is good, since the series is screaming out for Midge to take a harder look at herself.
  9. overnights
    Silicon Valley Series-Finale Recap: The Internet We DeservePiperNet’s big debut brings the series, and potentially the world as we know it, to an end.
  10. overnights
    The Man in the High Castle Series Finale Recap: My Fellow AmericansThe series ties up its two most complicated character arcs in satisfying fashion, and leaves everything else in the realm of ambiguity.
  11. overnights
    Poldark Series-Finale Recap: The End?Ending TV’s premiere wheat-scything, sea-gazing series with a hastily thrown-together French spy plot? Bold, Poldark, very bold.
  12. vulture festival 2019
    D’Arcy Carden Would Gladly Spend the ‘Rest of Eternity’ in The Good Place FinaleAnd Marc Evan Jackson reveals the totally real ending of the show.
  13. overnights
    The Affair Series-Finale Recap: The Stories We TellA poignant, nostalgic end feels right for a show that was always about looking back, and trying to remember the best possible version of the past.
  14. spoilers
    Maura Tierney Says Good-bye to Helen, Noah, and The Affair“I’m not sure exactly how or why, but it ended up being about Noah and Helen. And that didn’t feel weird to me.”
  15. spoilers
    The Affair Showrunner Explains Why That Ending Felt Like ‘The Right Thing to Do’“This is not a show that brings people to justice. This show is about the long-term effects of the choices we make.”
  16. close reads
    The Deuce’s Final Scene Leaves So Much Unsaid. That’s Why It Works.Every idea the show explored is percolating beneath that flash-forward, in which an old man confronts his past while surrounded by the future.
  17. dracarys
    Emilia Clarke Is ‘Truthfully Sad’ About the Game of Thrones Finale BacklashEspecially for the showrunners.
  18. tv review
    Succession Is a Love StoryIn a very twisted way, the Succession finale is the purest expression of Kendall’s need for his father’s love.
  19. spoilers
    Let’s Talk About That Brilliant Succession EndingTurns out a “blood sacrifice” wasn’t the season finale’s big reveal after all.
  20. spoilers
    A GIF Journey Through Succession’s Glorious, Shocking FinaleIt was everything I could have possibly dreamed, and more.
  21. finales
    Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Jared Padalecki, and Jensen Ackles Got Matching Tattoos“Family who slays together, stays together.”
  22. set visits
    Transparent Goes Out With One Last Crazy DanceOn the set of musical finale’s closing number, “Joyocaust.”
  23. tv review
    The Transparent Musicale Finale Is the Best and Worst of Transparent All in OneThe series concludes with a musical that teeters between self-parody and daring celebration, without ever fully falling on either side.
  24. spoilers
    Let’s Talk About the Mindhunter Season-Two FinaleIt’s a story about failure, but it’s still a story about hoping the hero will catch the bad guy.
  25. tv review
    Pose Ends an Endearingly Messy Season in Endearingly Messy Fashion“In My Heels” caps off a meandering season that too often prioritized incident over the more life-sized drama that makes the series special.
  26. close reads
    Lucy Liu’s Joan Watson Was Elementary’s Humanistic HeartThrough her performance in the CBS procedural, Liu crafted a layered study in empathy that suggests second acts are possible in life.
  27. finales
    Let’s Talk About the Elementary Series FinaleThe CBS procedural went out pulling at viewers’ heartstrings with a surprising but manipulative twist.
  28. finales
    Leah Remini’s Scientology and the Aftermath to End With Two-Hour Special“The public is seeing what a truly evil organization it is.”
  29. spoilers
    Let’s Talk About Legion’s Strangely Moving Series FinaleNoah Hawley’s feast of the senses didn’t always work, but it ends on a note of beautiful melancholy.
  30. chat room
    Niecy Nash on the Claws Finale and Why Desna Is a ‘Strip-Mall Superhero’“How long can you run around in skintight jumpsuits, you know?”
  31. tv review
    Euphoria’s Finale Was Visually Stunning, But What’s Beneath the Sheen?The first season of HBO’s messy teen drama ends on an ambiguous but compelling note.
  32. close reads
    Jane the Virgin Was a Fantasy, That’s Why It Felt So RealThe telenovela twists were preposterously silly, but they clarified all the messy complexity of ordinary life.
  33. overnights
    Jane the Virgin Series-Finale Recap: The End.There are no secrets left. Just an ending and happiness.
  34. finales
    After Years of Telenovela Twists, Jane the Virgin’s Mastermind Says Good-byeTalking with showrunner Jennie Snyder Urman about Jane’s lovefest finale.
  35. after the final rose
    The 5 Most WTF Moments From The Bachelorette FinaleYup, she dumped his ass.
  36. tv ratings
    The Big Little Lies Finale Broke the Show’s Own Ratings RecordMillions of liars.
  37. finales
    Lena Headey Admits She ‘Wanted a Better’ Cersei DeathShe’s not alone.
  38. finales
    The Steven Universe Movie Is a Star-Studded MusicalFeaturing Chance The Rapper, Aimee Mann, Patti LuPone, and more!
  39. spoilers
    The Billions Showrunners Explain Why They Turned the Tables on Us — Again“We’ve been studying how to do this for a very, very long time.”
  40. close reads
    Why Game of Thrones Ends With a New Beginning“The Iron Throne” invites us to imagine unwritten futures for the Starks.
  41. you know nothing
    The Game of Thrones Finale Was Awfully Impressed With Itself, Huh?Brienne becomes a blogger, Tyrion lectures everyone about storytelling, and everyone hails Bran, start-up king of Westeros.
  42. tv ratings
    Nearly 20 Million People Have Already Watched the Game of Thrones FinaleThat’s the biggest same-day audience ever for the show.
  43. obits
    The Most Upsetting Game of Thrones Death Was the Show ItselfAnd we couldn’t look away.
  44. throning it in with andy daly
    Andy Daly Will Miss Game of Thrones, But Not the Rat BucketsThe comedian is back with one final recap for this very addictive show.
  45. the starks
    Sophie Turner ‘Wasn’t Bummed at All’ About Sansa’s Game of Thrones Fate“She knows her place.”
  46. overnights
    Game of Thrones Series Finale Recap: BrokenMany died playing this game of thrones, but no one really won.
  47. spoilers
    Tyrion Lannister Was the Real Winner of the Game of Thrones FinaleIn the end, everything happened because of Tyrion.
  48. tv review
    Barry Season Two Saved Its Biggest Surprise for the Very EndBill Hader’s HBO show was great in its first season. This time around, it’s been exceptional.
  49. ends
    Game of Thrones’ Showrunners Are Already Preparing to Hide From Finale Critiques“I plan to be very drunk and very far from the internet.”
  50. game of theories
    Everything Game of Thrones Needs to Resolve Before It EndsWith only one episode left, this series still has a whole lot of dangling plot threads. Here are the ones we most want to see tied up.
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