Kara Swisher

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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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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik