End Game: TV's Best and Worst Series Finales

From 'Lost' to 'The Sopranos,' these are last episodes that got it right — and very, very wrong

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Best: 'Friday Night Lights'

Critically beloved and perpetually overlooked, FNL's finale — much like the show itself — didn’t draw the sort of attention it deserved. Which was too bad, because it did exactly what last episodes should do: wrap up seasons' worth of storylines and give us a good idea of what the future might hold for the teens and teachers of Dillon, TX. It also focuses on what's in store for Coach Taylor and Tami "Mrs. Coach" Taylor (big up Kyle Chandler and Connie Britton!), as the single most believable married couple in TV history argues over whose career should take precedence. In the end, hard choices get made but life goes on, and viewers feel like they're better for having spent time in the company of a small-town football team taking it one game at a time.

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