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04 April 2009 @ 11:00 pm
Life on Mars US (finale)  
Plus, woohoo!! More Windy!!!! On that note, I'm still downloading the final episode to clip the Sam/Windy scenes, is anyone interested in me putting those up too? I really didn't expect to see her this final episode that's why I clipped them all last week.

Anyhoo, about the finale ... So, wow!! That was a really, REALLY brilliant way to end the series. Just brilliant. And I just checked out the UK version and they didn't end it like this at all. This I just loved!! It absolutely tied EVERYTHING up, including making Gene Hunt the most important character to Sam, because sell the Annie crap all the wanted, Gene was the person I felt that Sam connected with the most, and it was fabulous that he was his dad, and he was the one who gave him that quote.

Man, it was just wonderful. And so brilliant. The show could have gone on for years and still have had that ending. It was just utterly perfect. Including Windy(!!), 2B, Frank Morgan, Hyde, all of the characters, the song/title "Life on Mars," the utter WHUHUH!?! of the events. It all made perfect sense with that wrap-up. Utterly ingenious. Really, really, REALLY well-done.

ETA: Most people on TWoP hated this, but I still stand by loving it. And there was an interview with TPTB that basically said that this was always planned to be the ending chapter, to which I say, unreservedly: BRAVA!!!! This was brilliant, utterly brilliant, ingenious and absolutely tied everything together in a way that made about as much sense as possible, while hitting the right major note for me. I LOVED IT!

I uploaded the ending to youtube -- it's below in the comments.
sunnytyler001sunnytyler001 on April 5th, 2009 10:40 am (UTC)
I read about it and I SO want to see this ending! But I couldn't find it on youtube! Damn!
Arabian: Rose_smilearabian on April 5th, 2009 10:52 am (UTC)
I'll get it up for you later today. :) Must go to sleep now.
sunnytyler001sunnytyler001 on April 5th, 2009 11:40 am (UTC)
Thank a lot! Sweet dreams!
Arabian: TVarabian on April 5th, 2009 07:30 pm (UTC)
Here you go:

sunnytyler001sunnytyler001 on April 5th, 2009 09:32 pm (UTC)
But I LIKE this ending! It even explains the title!
Arabianarabian on April 6th, 2009 02:27 am (UTC)
I know, that's one of the things I love about it. It explains everything, including the title.
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Arabianarabian on April 5th, 2009 06:55 pm (UTC)
Hee! Yeah, I meant to mention the Major Tom part, LOL!

I twas jawdropping and just so brilliant.