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*''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'''s creator stated that he decided to end the series in season 2, to guarantee it wouldn't go on to lose it's originality and becoming something he does not intend to. The season has since focused on the solution to every major mystery opened in season one, the CharacterDevelopment and revealing the DarkAndTroubledPast of characters such as Pacifica, and the resolution of romantic subplots.
9th Oct '15 2:07:24 AM Morgenthaler
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* The last series of ''AshesToAshes'' was explicitly made out to be the last in pre-broadcast trailers, and functioned as both the final series of ''AshesToAshes'' and an epilogue to ''Series/{{Life On Mars|2006}}''.
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* The last series of ''AshesToAshes'' ''Series/AshesToAshes'' was explicitly made out to be the last in pre-broadcast trailers, and functioned as both the final series of ''AshesToAshes'' ''Ashes To Ashes'' and an epilogue to ''Series/{{Life On Mars|2006}}''.

* The tenth season of ''Series/{{Friends}}'' was known to be the final season, so once the fallout of season 9 had been dealt with, the series immediately started building towards the GrandFinale & gave everyone closure. Except Joey, who not only ''didn't'' get an ending to his character arc, but also had absolutely no set-up for his [[{{Joey}} spin-off series]].
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* The tenth season of ''Series/{{Friends}}'' was known to be the final season, so once the fallout of season 9 had been dealt with, the series immediately started building towards the GrandFinale & gave everyone closure. Except Joey, who not only ''didn't'' get an ending to his character arc, but also had absolutely no set-up for his [[{{Joey}} [[Series/{{Joey}} spin-off series]].

* The final season of ''HannahMontana'' is so special, they changed the name to Hannah Montana Forever. This season brings us a change of residence for Miley, a change in the romantic pairings, as well as Miley revealing her secret to the entire world.
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* The final season of ''HannahMontana'' ''Series/HannahMontana'' is so special, they changed the name to Hannah Montana Forever. This season brings us a change of residence for Miley, a change in the romantic pairings, as well as Miley revealing her secret to the entire world.

* For the final season of ''{{Roseanne}}'' Roseanne won the lottery and had lots of OOC adventures; it turned out in the end to be all just a book she was writing to get over the fact that Dan had died of a heart attack. * ''{{Smallville}}'' put the words "The Final Season" above the title in the commercials for its tenth season.
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* For the final season of ''{{Roseanne}}'' ''Series/{{Roseanne}}'' Roseanne won the lottery and had lots of OOC adventures; it turned out in the end to be all just a book she was writing to get over the fact that Dan had died of a heart attack. * ''{{Smallville}}'' ''Series/{{Smallville}}'' put the words "The Final Season" above the title in the commercials for its tenth season.
23rd Aug '15 8:54:45 PM nombretomado
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* Similarly, all the commercials for the episodes of the last season of ''{{Monk}}'' always had the tagline of it being the final season. * For the final season of ''MurphyBrown'', show creator Diane English returned and gave the show an almost complete overhaul. The biggest change was a season arc in which Murphy is diagnosed with cancer, thus giving the show more gravitas. Also, Miles Silverberg was written out and replaced by a new executive producer played by Lily Tomlin, and [[spoiler:Phil, who was killed off a few seasons back, was brought back, his death {{retconned}} as going into hiding because of all the secrets he knew about Washington.]]
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* Similarly, all the commercials for the episodes of the last season of ''{{Monk}}'' ''Series/{{Monk}}'' always had the tagline of it being the final season. * For the final season of ''MurphyBrown'', ''Series/MurphyBrown'', show creator Diane English returned and gave the show an almost complete overhaul. The biggest change was a season arc in which Murphy is diagnosed with cancer, thus giving the show more gravitas. Also, Miles Silverberg was written out and replaced by a new executive producer played by Lily Tomlin, and [[spoiler:Phil, who was killed off a few seasons back, was brought back, his death {{retconned}} as going into hiding because of all the secrets he knew about Washington.]]
1st Aug '15 3:57:29 PM SaniOKh
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* The ninth season of ''Series/TheOfficeUS'' has been announced and planned as the final season. It was even advertised with the words "[[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin farwell season]]".
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* The ninth season of ''Series/TheOfficeUS'' has been announced and planned as the final season. It was even advertised with the words "[[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin farwell season]]".farewell season]]". It is also the season where the ElephantInTheLivingRoom (the series being a documentary) is finally not only lampshaded, but also addressed and becomes a plot point. * The final season of ''Series/ParksAndRecreation'' was planned as a final season and features all the cast in a different setting, three years after the events of the previous season.
7th Jul '15 4:21:41 PM nombretomado
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* The final season of ''{{Lost}}'' distinguished itself from the other seasons by attempting to answer the big questions concerning the island, instead of posing more. A new plot device was introduced revealing the existence of a possible alternate Universe. The characters found themselves involved in a massive centuries-old power struggle.
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* The final season of ''{{Lost}}'' ''Series/{{Lost}}'' distinguished itself from the other seasons by attempting to answer the big questions concerning the island, instead of posing more. A new plot device was introduced revealing the existence of a possible alternate Universe. The characters found themselves involved in a massive centuries-old power struggle.
3rd May '15 7:58:15 PM nombretomado
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* The anouncement of ''{{Chuck}}'''s fifth season renewal was swiftly followed two days later by the anouncement it would be the final season, after two seasons which received 13 episode renewals which were written as the GrandFinale before NBC ordered more episodes to extend the seasons, which subsequently ended on cliffhangers instead.
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* The anouncement of ''{{Chuck}}'''s ''Series/{{Chuck}}'''s fifth season renewal was swiftly followed two days later by the anouncement it would be the final season, after two seasons which received 13 episode renewals which were written as the GrandFinale before NBC ordered more episodes to extend the seasons, which subsequently ended on cliffhangers instead.

* The tenth season of ''{{Friends}}'' was known to be the final season, so once the fallout of season 9 had been dealt with, the series immediately started building towards the GrandFinale & gave everyone closure. Except Joey, who not only ''didn't'' get an ending to his character arc, but also had absolutely no set-up for his [[{{Joey}} spin-off series]].
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* The tenth season of ''{{Friends}}'' ''Series/{{Friends}}'' was known to be the final season, so once the fallout of season 9 had been dealt with, the series immediately started building towards the GrandFinale & gave everyone closure. Except Joey, who not only ''didn't'' get an ending to his character arc, but also had absolutely no set-up for his [[{{Joey}} spin-off series]].
13th Apr '15 10:07:27 AM nombretomado
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* Season eight has been announced as the final season of ''{{Desperate Housewives}}''.
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* Season eight has been announced as the final season of ''{{Desperate ''Series/{{Desperate Housewives}}''.
31st Mar '15 9:28:52 AM rafi
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* The final season of ''{{Lost}}'' distinguished itself from the other seasons by attempting to answer the big questions concerning the island, instead of posing more. A new plot device was introduced revealing the existence of a possible alternate Universe. The characters found themselves involved in a massive centuries-old power struggle. * The final season of ''HannahMontana'' is so special, they changed the name to Hannah Montana Forever. This season brings us a change of residence for Miley, a change in the romantic pairings, as well as Miley revealing her secret to the entire world. * The tenth season of ''{{Friends}}'' was known to be the final season, so once the fallout of season 9 had been dealt with, the series immediately started building towards the GrandFinale & gave everyone closure. Except Joey, who not only ''didn't'' get an ending to his character arc, but also had absolutely no set-up for his [[{{Joey}} spin-off series]]. * ''{{Smallville}}'' put the words "The Final Season" above the title in the commercials for its tenth season. ** In fact, the "previously on" sequence at the beginning of the season premiere ends with Tom Welling's (Clark's actor) voice saying "And now, the final season of ''Smallville''". * Similarly, all the commercials for the episodes of the last season of ''{{Monk}}'' always had the tagline of it being the final season.
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[[folder:Live-Action TV]] * The final ''Series/ThirtyRock'' 's seventh season of ''{{Lost}}'' distinguished itself from the other seasons by attempting to answer the big questions concerning the island, instead of posing more. A new plot device was introduced revealing the existence of a possible alternate Universe. The characters found themselves involved in a massive centuries-old power struggle. * The final season of ''HannahMontana'' is so special, they changed the name to Hannah Montana Forever. This season brings us a change of residence for Miley, a change in the romantic pairings, as well as Miley revealing her secret to the entire world. * The tenth season of ''{{Friends}}'' was known to be the final season, so once the fallout of season 9 had has been dealt with, the series immediately started building towards the GrandFinale & gave everyone closure. Except Joey, who not only ''didn't'' get an ending to his character arc, but also had absolutely no set-up for his [[{{Joey}} spin-off series]]. * ''{{Smallville}}'' put the words "The Final Season" above the title in the commercials for its tenth season. ** In fact, the "previously on" sequence at the beginning of the season premiere ends with Tom Welling's (Clark's actor) voice saying "And now, the final season of ''Smallville''". * Similarly, all the commercials for the episodes of the last season of ''{{Monk}}'' always had the tagline of it being the final season.announced as it's last.

* For the final season of ''MurphyBrown'', show creator Diane English returned and gave the show an almost complete overhaul. The biggest change was a season arc in which Murphy is diagnosed with cancer, thus giving the show more gravitas. Also, Miles Silverberg was written out and replaced by a new executive producer played by Lily Tomlin, and [[spoiler:Phil, who was killed off a few seasons back, was brought back, his death {{retconned}} as going into hiding because of all the secrets he knew about Washington.]] * For the final season of ''{{Roseanne}}'' Roseanne won the lottery and had lots of OOC adventures; it turned out in the end to be all just a book she was writing to get over the fact that Dan had died of a heart attack. * ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'' previously had {{Half Arc Season}}s focusing on a specific member of the team. The final season focused on Beast Boy, but also used the season to introduce a large number of teenage superheroes and villains, establishing an international Teen Titan network. The very last episode, "Things Change", also (sort of) resolves [[BittersweetEnding Terra's arc]]. * ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' was planned as a three season series from the get go, even having the seasons named Book 1, Book 2 and Book 3, like a book trilogy. Book 3 was their FinaleSeason, in which the battle with the BigBad gets resolved and all loose ends are tied up. ** "WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra" follows suit with having Book 4, Balance, advertised as the final season, and living up to it with [[spoiler: both the world and Korra in a broken, chaotic state after the events of the previous season, featuring both a villain presented as an EvilCounterpart to Korra with an extremely powerful new weapon, and the peak of Korra's character development.]]
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* For the final The fifth season of ''MurphyBrown'', show creator Diane English returned and gave the show an almost complete overhaul. The biggest change was a season arc in which Murphy is diagnosed with cancer, thus giving the show more gravitas. Also, Miles Silverberg was written out and replaced by a new executive producer played by Lily Tomlin, and [[spoiler:Phil, who was killed off a few seasons back, was brought back, his death {{retconned}} as going into hiding because of all the secrets he knew about Washington.]] * For the final season of ''{{Roseanne}}'' Roseanne won the lottery and had lots of OOC adventures; it turned out in the end to be all just a book she was writing to get over the fact that Dan had died of a heart attack. * ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'' previously had {{Half Arc Season}}s focusing on a specific member of the team. The final season focused on Beast Boy, but also used the season to introduce a large number of teenage superheroes and villains, establishing an international Teen Titan network. The very last episode, "Things Change", also (sort of) resolves [[BittersweetEnding Terra's arc]]. * ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' was planned as a three season series from the get go, even having the seasons named Book 1, Book 2 and Book 3, like a book trilogy. Book 3 was their FinaleSeason, in which the battle with the BigBad gets resolved and all loose ends are tied up. ** "WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra" follows suit with having Book 4, Balance, advertised ''Series/BreakingBad'' has been announced as the final season, season. ** Although the decision to split 16 episodes into two blocks of 8 episodes over two years has led to some people - including those making the show - to talk about them as seasons five and living up to it with [[spoiler: both the world and Korra in a broken, chaotic state after the events of the previous season, featuring both a villain presented as an EvilCounterpart to Korra with an extremely powerful new weapon, and the peak of Korra's character development.]]six.

* ''Series/TheWire'' saw cameos for nearly living character that had previously been PutOnABus as well as the resolution of numerous story arcs and fairly definitive endings for numerous lead characters with things more or less coming full circle in the finale. * The last season of ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'' closed out the Dominion War arc with a bang, switching to a fully serialized format for the final ten episodes, showing massive space battles and finishing up every character's development and personal arcs.

* It was pretty much known from the beginning that season eight would be the final season of ''Series/MagnumPI''.

* After ''{{One Tree Hill}}'' was renewed for a ninth season, it was confirmed as the final season. Season 8 was also written as a FinaleSeason & wrapped up most of the character arcs over the season, but was never advertised as such, before a surprise renewal.

* The fifth season of ''Series/BreakingBad'' has been announced as the final season. ** Although the decision to split 16 episodes into two blocks of 8 episodes over two years has led to some people - including those making the show - to talk about them as seasons five and six.
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* The fifth season of ''Series/BreakingBad'' has been announced ''Series/{{Flashpoint}}'' was also planned as the finale from the start. * The tenth season of ''{{Friends}}'' was known to be the final season. ** Although season, so once the decision to split 16 episodes into two blocks fallout of 8 episodes over two years has led to some people - including those making season 9 had been dealt with, the show - series immediately started building towards the GrandFinale & gave everyone closure. Except Joey, who not only ''didn't'' get an ending to talk about them as seasons five and six.his character arc, but also had absolutely no set-up for his [[{{Joey}} spin-off series]].

* ''Series/PowerRangersInSpace'' was written as the final season of the show, but was so well received that the show continued for another season ([[LongRunner And continues to this day]]). It did more or less wrap up the "Zordon Era", ending with a battle royale featuring heroes and villains on different planets from the past five seasons. * The ninth season of ''Series/TheOfficeUS'' has been announced and planned as the final season. It was even advertised with the words "[[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin farwell season]]". * ''Series/ThirtyRock'' 's seventh season has been announced as it's last.
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* ''Series/PowerRangersInSpace'' was written as the The final season of ''HannahMontana'' is so special, they changed the show, but was so well received that the show continued for another name to Hannah Montana Forever. This season ([[LongRunner And continues to this day]]). It did more or less wrap up brings us a change of residence for Miley, a change in the "Zordon Era", ending with a battle royale featuring heroes and villains on different planets from romantic pairings, as well as Miley revealing her secret to the past five seasons. * The ninth season of ''Series/TheOfficeUS'' has been announced and planned as the final season. It was even advertised with the words "[[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin farwell season]]". * ''Series/ThirtyRock'' 's seventh season has been announced as it's last.entire world.

* ''Series/PowerRangersInSpace'' The final season of ''{{Lost}}'' distinguished itself from the other seasons by attempting to answer the big questions concerning the island, instead of posing more. A new plot device was written as introduced revealing the existence of a possible alternate Universe. The characters found themselves involved in a massive centuries-old power struggle. * Similarly, all the commercials for the episodes of the last season of ''{{Monk}}'' always had the tagline of it being the final season. * For the final season of the show, but was so well received that ''MurphyBrown'', show creator Diane English returned and gave the show continued for another an almost complete overhaul. The biggest change was a season ([[LongRunner And continues to this day]]). It did arc in which Murphy is diagnosed with cancer, thus giving the show more or less wrap up gravitas. Also, Miles Silverberg was written out and replaced by a new executive producer played by Lily Tomlin, and [[spoiler:Phil, who was killed off a few seasons back, was brought back, his death {{retconned}} as going into hiding because of all the "Zordon Era", ending with a battle royale featuring heroes and villains on different planets from the past five seasons. * The ninth season of ''Series/TheOfficeUS'' has been announced and planned as the final season. It was even advertised with the words "[[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin farwell season]]". * ''Series/ThirtyRock'' 's seventh season has been announced as it's last.secrets he knew about Washington.]]

* The Fifth season of ''{{Warehouse 13}}'' was announced as its last. * ''WebAnimation/SonicForHire''[='=]s seventh season is specifically advertised as the last season. * The fifth season of ''Series/{{Flashpoint}}'' was also planned as the finale from the start.
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* The Fifth season of ''{{Warehouse 13}}'' After ''{{One Tree Hill}}'' was announced renewed for a ninth season, it was confirmed as its last. * ''WebAnimation/SonicForHire''[='=]s seventh season is specifically the final season. Season 8 was also written as a FinaleSeason & wrapped up most of the character arcs over the season, but was never advertised as the last season. * The fifth season of ''Series/{{Flashpoint}}'' was also planned as the finale from the start.such, before a surprise renewal.

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* ''Series/PowerRangersInSpace'' was written as the final season of the show, but was so well received that the show continued for another season ([[LongRunner And continues to this day]]). It did more or less wrap up the "Zordon Era", ending with a battle royale featuring heroes and villains on different planets from the past five seasons. * For the final season of ''{{Roseanne}}'' Roseanne won the lottery and had lots of OOC adventures; it turned out in the end to be all just a book she was writing to get over the fact that Dan had died of a heart attack. * ''{{Smallville}}'' put the words "The Final Season" above the title in the commercials for its tenth season. ** In fact, the "previously on" sequence at the beginning of the season premiere ends with Tom Welling's (Clark's actor) voice saying "And now, the final season of ''Smallville''". * It was pretty much known from the beginning that season eight would be the final season of ''Series/MagnumPI''. * The last season of ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'' closed out the Dominion War arc with a bang, switching to a fully serialized format for the final ten episodes, showing massive space battles and finishing up every character's development and personal arcs. * The ninth season of ''Series/TheOfficeUS'' has been announced and planned as the final season. It was even advertised with the words "[[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin farwell season]]". * ''Series/TheWire'' saw cameos for nearly living character that had previously been PutOnABus as well as the resolution of numerous story arcs and fairly definitive endings for numerous lead characters with things more or less coming full circle in the finale. * The Fifth season of ''{{Warehouse 13}}'' was announced as its last. [[/folder]] [[folder:Western Animation]] * ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' was planned as a three season series from the get go, even having the seasons named Book 1, Book 2 and Book 3, like a book trilogy. Book 3 was their FinaleSeason, in which the battle with the BigBad gets resolved and all loose ends are tied up. ** "WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra" follows suit with having Book 4, Balance, advertised as the final season, and living up to it with [[spoiler: both the world and Korra in a broken, chaotic state after the events of the previous season, featuring both a villain presented as an EvilCounterpart to Korra with an extremely powerful new weapon, and the peak of Korra's character development.]] * ''WebAnimation/SonicForHire''[='=]s seventh season is specifically advertised as the last season. * ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'' previously had {{Half Arc Season}}s focusing on a specific member of the team. The fifth final season of ''Series/{{Flashpoint}}'' was focused on Beast Boy, but also planned as used the finale from the start.season to introduce a large number of teenage superheroes and villains, establishing an international Teen Titan network. The very last episode, "Things Change", also (sort of) resolves [[BittersweetEnding Terra's arc]]. [[/folder]]
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** "WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra" follows suit with having Book 4, Balance, advertised as the final season, and living up to it with [[spoiler: both the world and Korra in a broken, chaotic state after the events of the previous season, featuring both a villain presented as an EvilCounterpart to Korra with an extremely powerful new weapon, and the peak of Korra's character development.]]
17th Mar '15 5:43:17 PM nombretomado
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* The final season of ''{{ER}}'' resolved several storylines, and brought back many members of the show's original cast.
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* The final season of ''{{ER}}'' ''Series/{{ER}}'' resolved several storylines, and brought back many members of the show's original cast.

* The fifth season of ''{{Fringe}}'' was announced as its final season.
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* The fifth season of ''{{Fringe}}'' ''Series/{{Fringe}}'' was announced as its final season.
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