Special Report

This Is the Best TV Series Finale Ever

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5. Code Geass, “Re;”
> Series finale rating: 9.9/10 (4,679 votes)
> Full series rating: 8.7/10 (54,266 votes)
> Year of finale: 2008

In this Japanese anime series, an exiled Prince who has gained absolute power rebels against the Holy Britannian Empire. The finale depicts the final battle for Damocles.

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4. Six Feet Under, “Everyone’s Waiting”
> Series finale rating: 9.9/10 (8,390 votes)
> Full series rating: 8.7/10 (123,685 votes)
> Year of finale: 2005

Wouldn’t think a show about a funeral home would be the basis for a comedy-drama, but “Six Feet Under” successfully navigated dark humor and drama. The show revolves around the extended Fisher family who owns the funeral home. In the end, the ultimate deaths of all the characters are portrayed.

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3. Avatar: The Last Airbender, “Sozin’s Comet, Part 4: Avatar Aang”
> Series finale rating: 9.9/10 (8,859 votes)
> Full series rating: 9.3/10 (260,146 votes)
> Year of finale: 2008

This animated series depicts people who can manipulate one of the elements — water, earth, fire, or air. The Avatar can bend all three. The conclusion sees Aang, the last Avatar, battle the Phoenix King as he may have to take a human life.

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2. Star Wars: The Clone Wars, “Victory and Death”
> Series finale rating: 9.9/10 (10,970 votes)
> Full series rating: 8.3/10 (69,308 votes)
> Year of finale: 2020

An animated “Star Wars” prequel, the Confederacy of Independent Systems wants to break free from the evil Galactic Empire. Former female Jedi Padawan Ahsoka Tano and Rex, veteran Clone Commander, take part in the final battle of the Clone Wars.

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1. Breaking Bad, “Felina”
> Series finale rating: 9.9/10 (20,857 votes)
> Full series rating: 9.4/10 (1.5 million votes)
> Year of finale: 2013

Chemistry teacher Walter White embarks on a life of crime to set up his family’s financial future when he learns he’s dying of cancer. But selling crystal meth proves dangerous and the finale of this well-regarded series sees Walter settling old scores and ensuring his son gets the drug money. In the end he dies, but not of cancer.

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