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Viral Video: Other TV Finales (That Were Much Better Than "Lost")

While the final episode of ABC’s “Lost” got all the attention last night, many were dissatisfied with the ending, which seemed to suggest the castaways were all dead the whole time.

Which does make sense for the convoluted television series, since it started with a plane crash.

But here are videos of BoomTown’s favorite TV finales, including my personal fave from HBO’s “Six Feet Under.”

(The image above is the last one from “M.A.S.H.,” by the way, which was one of the most watched, but way too weepy for me.)

Seinfeld (it was about nothing!):

Friends (perfectly simple):

The Sopranos (Tony was whacked!):

The Mary Tyler Moore Show (the classic classy ender):

Six Feet Under (they all die–eventually):


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work