You dedicate hours and years of your life to watching your favorite TV shows. You’re invested in the characters, and you feel like you’ve lived the storylines along with them. You’re anticipating the series finale, dreading having to say goodbye – and then the writers butcher it. Nothing is what you expected and it feels like a personal attack.
There are a few shows that we can all agree didn’t end how we expected them to, and that’s what we’re here to talk about. These are the TV finales that make you angry, that you pretend don’t exist, and that you never watch again.
Till Death Do Us Part – How I Met Your Mother
After nine years of waiting, fans were finally given the piece of the puzzle we’d all been waiting for: we know who the mother of Ted’s children is! We spent the entire last season learning about her, getting to know her, and then they kill her? Seriously? Ted rekindles his romance with Robin – who divorces Barney in order for this to happen – and it feels like the cheap ending that nobody asked for.
Many die-hard HIMYM fans are still upset over the finale because they feel it disrespected every episode that came before it, undoing the entire premise of the show.