->''Am I supposed to change? Are you supposed to change?''
->''Who should be hurt? Who should be blamed?''
->''You need a resolution, I need a resolution,''
->''We need a resolution, We have so much confusion.''
-->-- '''Music/{{Aaliyah}}''', ''We Need A Resolution''

Methods of giving closure to an episode of a show, or an entire series.

Ending tropes have major '''unmarked and unconcealed''' spoilers in the examples sections. There is really no way to avoid this because of the very nature of an ending trope; the mere knowledge that the trope applies to a given work is usually a spoiler in itself. Read at your own risk.

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[[index]]
!Tropes:

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Related:
+ VictoryAndDefeat
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Categories:
+ TwistEnding
+ MovieTwistList
]
* AlignmentBasedEndings
* AllJustADream
* AmbiguousCloneEnding
* AmbiguousEnding
* AndTheAdventureContinues
* AntiClimax
* AndYourRewardIsInfancy
* ApocalypseWow
* ArmyOfTheDead
* AstralFinale
* AwesomeMomentOfCrowning
* BabiesEverAfter
* BackForTheFinale
* BecomingTheGenie
* BittersweetEnding
* BluffingTheMurderer
* BolivianArmyCliffhanger
* BolivianArmyEnding
* BonusMaterial
* BookEnds
* BoringReturnJourney
* BrickJoke
* ButNowIMustGo
* CallToAgriculture
* CantStopTheSignal
* CataclysmClimax
* ChampionsOnTheInside
* ChasedOffIntoTheSunset
* CliffHanger
** CliffhangerCopout
** WhatCliffHanger
* ClimbingClimax
** ClockTower
* CosmicDeadline
* CurtainCall
** EveryoneComesBackFantasyPartyEnding
* CutShort
* DarkenedBuildingShootout
* DancePartyEnding
** DancingMookCredits
* TheDayOfReckoning
* DeadlyDistantFinale
* {{Denouement}}
* DenouementEpisode
* DestroyTheEvidence
* DeusExMachina
* DiabolusExMachina
* DistantFinale
* TheDogBitesBack
* DontCelebrateJustYet
* DoNotSpoilThisEnding
* DoomedMoralVictor
* DoomedProtagonist
* DoorClosesEnding
* DownerEnding
** KillEmAll
** ShootTheShaggyDog
** TheBadGuyWins
** RocksFallEveryoneDies
** EverybodysDeadDave
* DramaBombFinale
* DumpThemAll
* EarnYourBadEnding
* EarnYourHappyEnding
* TheEnd
* EndOfEpisodeSilliness
* TheEndOfTheBeginning
* EndOfTheWorldSpecial
* EndingFatigue
* EndGameResultsScreen
* EndingMemorialService
* EndingTheme
** SolemnEndingTheme
* TheEndOrIsIt
* EpilogueLetter
* EsotericHappyEnding
* EverybodyDidIt
* EverybodyLaughsEnding
* EverybodyLives
* EveryEpisodeEnding
* EveryoneJoinTheParty
* EverythingExplodesEnding
* ExitPursuedByABear
* FactionSpecificEndings
* FailureGambit
* FakeOutFadeOut
* FascismIsEverywhereEnding
* FastForwardToReunion
* TheFellowshipHasEnded
* FirstTimeInTheSun
* FlyAtTheCameraEnding
* FocusGroupEnding
* FoodEnd
* ForegoneConclusion
* FullyAbsorbedFinale
* GainaxEnding
* GeckoEnding
* GoldenEnding
* TheGoodGuysAlwaysWin
* GraduateFromTheStory
* GraduationForEveryone
* GroupPictureEnding
* HappilyEverAfter
* HappilyEverBefore
* HappyEnding
** BelatedHappyEnding
** EsotericHappyEnding
* HereWeGoAgain
* TheHeroDies
* HomeSweetHome
* HopeSpringsEternal
* HopeSproutsEternal
* HowDidWeGetBackHome
* HundredPercentCompletion
* IChooseToStay
* INeverSaidItWasPoison
* IShouldWriteABookAboutThis
* InferredHolocaust
* InterruptedByTheEnd
* JustIgnoreIt
* LastEpisodeNewCharacter
* LastSecondEndingChoice
* LastStand
* LastVillainStand
* LeavingYouToFindMyself
* LeftHanging
* LetOffByTheDetective
* LetThePastBurn
* TheMagicComesBack
* TheMagicGoesAway
* MaybeEverAfter
* MedalsForEveryone
* ModularEpilogue
* MultipleEndings
* MustLetThemGetAway
* NestedStoryReveal
* NoEnding
* NonstandardGameOver
* NoRomanticResolution
* NotQuiteBackToNormal
* NowDoItAgainBackwards
* NowWhat
* OfficialKiss
* OffscreenInertia
* OhCisco
* OmegaEnding
* OnTheNext
* OnlyTheLeadsGetAHappyEnding
* OrWasItADream
* PanUpToTheSkyEnding
* PassingTheTorch
* PlayableEpilogue
* PostClimaxConfrontation
* PostFinalBoss
* PyrrhicVictory
* PyrrhicVillainy
* RaceAgainstTheClock
* RailroadToHorizon
* RayOfHopeEnding
* RefusingParadise
* ResetButtonEnding
* TheResolutionWillNotBeIdentified
* TheResolutionWillNotBeTelevised
* RevisedEnding
* RidingIntoTheSunset
* TheRuinsICaused
* SaveTheDayTurnAway
* SaveTheWorldClimax
* ScarySurpriseParty
* SealedWithAKiss
* SeasonFinale
** GrandFinale
** FinaleSeason
* SecondChapterCliffhanger
* SequelHook
* ShutUpHannibal
* SigningOffCatchPhrase
* SnicketWarningLabel
* SoOnceAgainTheDayIsSaved
* SoWhatDoWeDoNow
* SomeoneToRememberHimBy
* StandardHeroReward
* TheStinger
* StockSeriesFinales
** StockSitcomGrandFinale
* StormingTheCastle
* StrangerInAFamiliarLand
* SuddenDownerEnding
* SuddenMusicalEnding
* SurprisinglyHappyEnding
* TakeCareOfTheKids
* TakeMyHand
* ThatsAllFolks
* ToBeContinuedRightNow
* TrashTheSet
* TrippyFinaleSyndrome
* TropicalEpilogue
* TwoDunIt
* UnresolvedSexualTension
* VelvetRevolution
* WasItReallyWorthIt
* WealthyEverAfter
* WeAreNotGoingThroughThatAgain
* WeddingsForEveryone
* WhatNowEnding
* WhereAreTheyNowEpilogue
* WhereItAllBegan
* WhereTheyWere
* AWinnerIsYou
* WinWinEnding
* WorldHealingWave
* WorldOfSymbolism
* WrapItUp
* YeahShot
[[/index]]

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