Ranking Series Finalesby dogdawgdogdawgdog | created - 01 Oct 2013 | updated - 11 Aug 2018 | Public
These are from my favorite series and all these episodes are in order from best to worst. I've seen every episode of these shows over a long period of time and I highly recommend them regardless of a disappointing finale.
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Six Feet Under (2001–2005)
TV-MA | 73 min | Comedy, Drama
Nate and Brenda's daughter Willa is born, but 2 months early and at only 2 lb. 4 oz., requiring a prolonged hospital stay. Nate is convinced she won't make it and insists that he can't ... See full summary »
The Shield (2002–2008)
TV-MA | 72 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
As Vic hopes his immunity deal will help keep his family together, and Shane takes extreme measures to keep his pregnant wife from being charged with murder, Dutch finds he's a suspect in ... See full summary »
TV-MA | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Carcetti maps out a damage-control scenario with the police brass in the wake of a startling revelation from Pearlman and Daniels. Their choice: clean up the mess...or hide the dirt.
TV-MA | 58 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
Spartacus and his outnumbered rebels make one last attempt to win freedom in an epic final battle against the Romans led by Marcus Crassus.
Not Fade Away
TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy
In the series finale, Angel reveals that his questionable moral behavior has been part of a bigger plan: to destroy The Circle of the Black Thorn and show the Senior Partners that the power... See full summary »
The Wrath of the Lamb
TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
Will hatches a cunning plot to slay Francis Dolarhyde, using Hannibal Lecter in his ploy. Bedelia voices concern about the perilous plan as Will continues his game with Hannibal, though Will may have to face his darkest fears.
The Leftovers (2014–2017)
The Book of Nora
TV-MA | 72 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Nora wishes to step into Dr. Eden and Dr. Bekker's machine. But, what are the consequences?
TV-14 | 105 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Locke searches for Desmond to achieve his goal of destroying the island. Jack, the newly-appointed "protector" of the island, sets out to stop him. In Los Angeles, the survivors slowly reunite and recall their island experiences.
I know that this finale gets a lot of hate, but I really liked it. Even though they left some unanswered questions, I enjoyed the finale for what it was. I found it very emotional, not in the sense that I cried, but it prioritized it's characters over the island mystery and for me, it really worked.
Friday Night Lights (2006–2011)
TV-14 | 61 min | Drama, Sport
With the decision to close the East Dillon Football program speculation runs wild on two fronts. Will the Lions be able to win State and go out in a blaze of glory; and will Coach Taylor ... See full summary »
Parks and Recreation (2009–2015)
One Last Ride: Part 2
TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy
Leslie and Ben both receive offers to run for governor of Indiana in 2025. But before they decide on which person will take the offer, Ben has one final surprise for Leslie.
Person of Interest (2011–2016)
TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Finch, Reese, Fusco and Shaw embark on one last mission to prevent Samaritan from destroying The Machine and cementing its hold over mankind.
The Office (2001–2003)
Christmas Special: Part 2
TV-14 | 52 min | Comedy, Drama
Tim's world is rocked when Dawn turns up at the office to say hello. Despite a stern warning from Gareth and wise words from Keith in Accounts, Tim can't help but get his hopes up again. ... See full summary »
Battlestar Galactica (2004–2009)
Daybreak: Part 2
TV-14 | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A stripped down Galactica attacks the Cylon's Colony ship in the hopes of rescuing Hera. The meaning of the shared dream in the Opera House on Kobol is revealed. Sam Anders is moved in his ... See full summary »
The Americans (2013–2018)
TV-MA | 69 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The Jennings family face a choice that will change their lives forever.
New Canaan, CA
TV-MA | 52 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
In the cliff-hanging season finale, Samson devises a grand plan by scheming with Ben, Jones, and the entire troupe to lure Brother Justin to Carnivale for his confrontation with Ben. ... See full summary »
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2003)
TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy
After killing Caleb, Buffy conceives a plan to defeat the First once and for all. Willow invokes a magic spell that alters the ancient Slayer spell and gives Buffy the allies she needs to ... See full summary »
Objects in Space
TV-14 | 44 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Serenity encounters a ruthlessly professional bounty hunter, Jubal Early, who will stop at nothing to retrieve River. But River, feeling unwelcome on the ship, takes a novel approach to escaping from the Alliance.
Breaking Bad (2008–2013)
TV-14 | 55 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Walter White makes one last attempt to secure his family's future, while also visiting some old enemies, during his final return to Albuquerque.
30 Rock (2006–2013)
TV-14 | 42 min | Comedy
Liz is dealing with being a stay-at-home mom while Jack tries to find true happiness. Kenneth and Tracy are both adjusting to Kenneth's new position as President of NBC.
TV-MA | 48 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Raylan is captured by the authorities, but Art reluctantly lets him go and puts him back on the case. Avery gets to Ava and questions her about his missing money, but she winds up leading Boyd straight to them.
Mad Men (2007–2015)
Person to Person
TV-14 | 56 min | Drama
Don's journey ends in California with Anna's niece, Stephanie, where he contemplates his future. Roger decides to marry Megan's mother, Marie. Joan has a business proposition for Peggy, who is coming to terms with her feelings for Stan.
An Enemy of Fate
TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
As the Observers close in, Walter and September desperately work to complete the plan, but one obstacle after another hinders their progress.
The Killing (2011–2014)
TV-14 | 59 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Linden and Holder's partnership spirals out of control as they are confronted with the shocking truth behind the Stansbury murders.
De Patre Vostro (About Your Father)
TV-MA | 65 min | Action, Drama, History
With the defeat of the Egyptian fleet at Actium, Mark Antony and Cleopatra retreat to their palace and await their fate. Believing that Cleopatra has taken her life, Mark Antony decides ... See full summary »
The Last One: Part 2
TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Romance
Phoebe races Ross to the airport in a bid to stop Rachel from leaving for Paris. Monica and chandler pack up their apartment ahead of their move to their new house, and Joey buys Chandler a new chick and duck as a leaving present.
My Finale: Part 2
TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Drama
J.D. continues his last day at Sacred Heart, and tries to hold out hope for a great sendoff.
The Extra Special Series Finale
TV-14 | 84 min | Comedy, Drama
Andy is unhappy with the fame he has achieved. When a new agent approaches him, Andy fires Darren and quits 'When The Whistle Blows'. Meanwhile, Maggie has hit rock bottom, having given up ... See full summary »
The Office (2005–2013)
TV-PG | 51 min | Comedy
One year later, Dunder Mifflin employees past and present reunite for a panel discussion about the documentary and to attend Dwight and Angela's wedding.
Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000)
Discos and Dragons
TV-14 | 44 min | Comedy, Drama
Nick explores disco, Lindsay listens to the Grateful Dead, and Daniel tries something new. What's cool? Friendship.
TV-MA | 59 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Proctor has to deal with an angry brotherhood, Calvin faces Kurt, while Hood and Veronica come to a big realization.
Emotional Consequences of Broadcast Television
TV-Y | 27 min | Comedy
As their sixth year at Greendale draws to a close, Abed asks everyone to imagine pitching a TV show about what they would do in season seven.
All I'm Sayin'
TV-14 | 68 min | Drama
Daniel begins to appreciate his progress as he realizes what his new life may look like. The old life is quickly disappearing for Teddy, who knows change is unavoidable. Jon debriefs Janet ... See full summary »
Tell Him Something Pretty
TV-MA | 50 min | Crime, Drama, History
Election day arrives, Hearst has his revenge, Sol and Trixie have it out, and Tolliver releases rage at his impotence.
But You Don't Do That Anymore
TV-MA | 70 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
But You Don't Do That Anymore
TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Frustrated that MDK is still active, Nikita decides to end it her way. Leaving Michael and the team behind, Nikita takes Alex on the road to exact revenge. Nikita and Alex capture Jones and... See full summary »
New Girl (2011–2018)
TV-14 | 21 min | Comedy
The gang get ready to say goodbye to the loft, but Jess isn't happy with how everyone is coping with their emotions
24: Live Another Day (2014)
10:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.
TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama
As the world teeters on a terror plot of mass proportions, Jack and the team reunite one last time to avert an imminent crisis. With no time left and the fate of free world on the line, Jack is faced with an unthinkable and grave decision.
TV-14 | 84 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
The story of Clark Kent culminates in this two-hour series finale as Clark takes the last step to becoming the Man of Steel.
The Sopranos (1999–2007)
Made in America
TV-MA | 59 min | Crime, Drama
Tony and his family have to stay in hiding until Phil Leotardo is dealt with. His family doesn't like the lifestyle they have been forced to adopt. AJ and Meadow move onto the next step in their lives. Tony confronts Junior one last time.
Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014)
TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, History
Nucky visits Gillian, Luciano and Lansky deal with Narcisse and young Nucky faces a turning point. In Chicago, Capone prepares to face trial and in New York Margaret becomes a stock operator a la Joe Kennedy. Scores are made and settled.
TV-14 | 26 min | Action, Comedy
Tim, Daisy, Mike, and Brian go into panic mode and try to find Marsha to get her to come back after they find out that she's selling the house. Sophie is offered a job at Marvel Comics in ... See full summary »
Party Down (2009–2010)
Constance Carmell Wedding
TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy
A year or so after she's left the Party Down team, Constance hires them to cater her wedding to the wealthy Alex Rocco. He's been married many times, and although Constance says that he's ... See full summary »
Penny Dreadful (2014–2016)
The Blessed Dark
TV-MA | 56 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Sir Malcolm and his allies battle the fiend laying claim to Vanessa, the Creature faces a baleful demand, and Ethan makes a heartrending choice.
Epitaph Two: Return
TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
In the year 2020, events finally come full-circle as Echo and the few surviving Dollhouse staff struggle to restore mankind after the devastating events seen in the first season episode, "... See full summary »