The Incomparable Mothership #462 May 26, 2019
Best and worst of TV endings.

Misunderstanding-Based Murder

For some reason, this seemed like a good time for our panelists to get together and draft their favorite and least favorite TV series endings of all time. We’ll wager that there are opinions you’ll disagree with and shows you’ve literally never heard of.

Listen to this episode (1 hour, 32 minutes)

Show Notes


  1. John: “The Sopranos”
  2. Dan: “Star Trek: The Next Generation”
  3. Kathy: “MASH”
  4. Moises: “‘Til Death”
  5. Guy: “Deep Space Nine”
  6. Monty: “Six Feet Under”
  7. David: “Newhart”
  8. Jason: “Lost”


  1. John: “Sons of Anarchy”
  2. Dan: “Seinfeld”
  3. Kathy: “How I Met Your Mother”
  4. Moises: “Star Trek Enterprise”
  5. Guy: “Star Trek”
  6. Monty: “Push, Nevada”
  7. David: “Homicide”
  8. Jason: “The Prisoner”

Bring Out Your Dead

John: Breaking Bad, Mad Men, The Leftovers, Tonight Show / Battlestar Galactica

Dan: The Shield, Gargoyles, The West Wing, Cheers, Buffy, Sports Night, Halt & Catch Fire, Justified, You’re the Worst, Episodes, Supernatural (season 5)

Kathy: Orphan Black, Quantum Leap, The Office, Friends, Leverage, House, Sex and the City / Gossip Girl

Moises: Wonder Years, Boy Meets World, Larry Sanders Show, Fleabag, Veep, Review, Counterpart, Friday Night Lights, Parks and Rec, Frasier, Cowboy Bebop, Blackadder, Dinosaurs

Guy: Legend of Korra

Monty: MST3K, Star Wars Rebels, 30 Rock / Roseanne, St. Elsewhere

David: Mary Tyler Moore, The Fugitive, The Americans, WKRP, Barney Miller, China Beach, Slings and Arrows / The X-Files, NewsRadio, Nichols

Jason: Angel, B5, Freaks and Geeks, Stargate SG-1 / Twin Peaks

[Last show of the series.]