The last episode of Puella Magi Madoka Magica has a card with runes on it that has the japanese word "Oshimai" which could either translate to "Fin" or "Concludes." Notably it also says "Puella Magi Madoka Magica" under that but "Magica" is spelled with a "k" instead of a "c."
The end of the 1950s best picture winner Around the World in Eighty Days: "This IS the end." (As opposed to, "This are the end?")
In Monty Python and the Holy Grail there are no end credits or titles. Arthur and what's left of the knights are piled into the back of a police van, a cop places his hand over the camera lens and everything goes black. Cue really catchy tune (the extended version of the intermission music). That's all you get for the next five minutes: black screen + catchy tune.
And Now For Something Completely Different starts with the "How Not To Be Seen" sketch, the opening titles and then a sudden "The End."
Every episode of The Three Stooges had a The End card with Greek Comedy/Tragedy masks.
Moulin Rouge! has a variation—at the end of the credits there is a stylistic rendering of the movie (and its Show Within a Show)'s main theme, complete with flourishing font and a big heart: "This is a story about beauty, freedom, truth, and above all things, love."
There's a 1978 film namedThe End, starring Burt Reynolds as a guy who decides to kill himself after learning he has only three months to live.
Mickey Blue Eyes, where the characters talk about superfluous definite articles in names like "The La Trattoria" and "The La Brea Tar Pits," ends with a "The The End" card.
Very common in Soviet and Eastern European animated shorts; the Russian word is Koniets, in Polish Koniec and so on. Latvian examples have been seen on internet sites teaching the language using interactive Flash animations; the word here is Beigas.
A super-duper Up to Eleven version occurs tucked in the end. At the end of every book there's a letter to the editor, telling him where to find the next manuscript. The last chapter of The End is treated as though it was a separate book contained in the same volume, with a different dedication page, publishing page, etc. Thus, in his letter to the editor:
The End of The End can be found at The End of The End.
The last entry in the New Redhouse Turkish-English Dictionary is "züzuniyet: final word, conclusion." That this is a made-up word is lampshaded in the errata, which correctly points out that "the last entry in the dictionary is unaccountably left without a derivation."
Hikonin Sentai Akibaranger: The words "The End" are the final enemy, which prompts the Akibarangers to team up with the villains to destroy it in a futile attempt to prevent the series from ending.
Parodied on The Kids in the Hall. One of the sketches was written by a writer who kept making typos. When it's over, a title card comes up reading "THE AND."
LOST cuts to black and displays the show's title in white. The season 5 finale ended with the apparent detonation of a hydrogen bomb, so instead it flashed to white and displayed the title in black. This also seems to herald that the status quo has been changed in a major way by the events of the finale.
Announcer (John Cleese): "Um, I'm sorry about the ... the, er, pause, only I'm afraid the show is a couple of minutes short this week. You know, sometimes the shows aren't really quite as er, long as they ought to be. (pause, he looks round at the sea) Beautiful, isn't it. (he walks out of shot; long pause; he walks back) Look there's not really a great deal of point in your, sort of hanging on at your end, because I'm afraid there aren't any more jokes or anything."
In the Michael Ellis episode, "The End" and the closing credits immediately follow the opening titles.
In the "How to Recognize Different Parts of the Body" episode, Inspector Zatapathique bows after his performance of "Bing Tiddle Tiddle Bong." An arrow appears pointing at his rear end, and the voiceover says, "Number 31: The End."
"Nobody expects the Sp—" THE END "Oh, bugger!"
In one sketch, a presenter demonstrates a gesture he wants to use to show he's finished talking. As he does so, the series' "THE END" card appears, and he has to shoo it away.
The last episode of Red Dwarf ends with "THE END" on a black background, held in silence for several seconds... until the words "THE SMEG IT IS!" appear, to thunderous audience applause. There would not be any continuation, however, for a decade.
Also, the first episode of Red Dwarf is titled "The End". At the end of the episode the screen fades to an intertitle declaring "The Beginning".
The season five finale (and could-have-been Grand Finale) of Supernatural ends with Chuck the prophet typing up the last chapter of his visions while pondering how hard it is to deliver a satisfying ending. We see him type the actual words "The End". "No doubt, endings are hard - but then, nothing ever really ends, does it?" He smiles, and vanishes into thin air, implying he might have actually been God.
The Goodies. The episode "The Movies" has a string of Breaking the Fourth Wall gags, culminating in the letters of THE END being used by the comedic heroes to thump each other. Then another THE END starts floating up the screen, catching on their clothes and carrying them off into the sunset.
The Beatles song "The End" was supposed to be the actual end of Abbey Road, but "Her Majesty" got tacked onto the end as a secret track.
The bonus track on the explicit version of Blue October's Approaching Normal is entitled "The End". With a Kill 'em All ending, to boot.
A Flock Of Seagulls' "The End", which precedes The Story Of A Young Heart's final track "Suicide Day".
The Doors ended their first album with The End, a song which insinuates at first that death is not as bad as some think. That idea gets abandoned quickly as the song progresses into Nightmare Fuel territory, particularly in the infamous "the killer awoke before dawn" sequence.
The End is a realm in Minecraft, populated by Endermen and the Enderdragon. After defeating the Enderdragon you have officially "completed" the game, though you are still free to continue playing.
Guess what the achievement for beating the game is called?
In Final Fantasy VIII, Selphie could learn a spell called The End which automatically finished a battle by transporting the monsters to a floral field with butterflies flittering all over. The screen goes dark, and text comes up reading THE END. It can defeat any monster including Omega Weapon. It is the scene you get when you complete the game.
Metal Slug games always show the "Game Over" screen after the credits, but with "PEACE FOREVER!" written over it.
Subverted in Mother 3. After the final cutscene, the player is shown a black screen with the text "End?". Moving the d-pad, though, finds you still in control, it's just that you're in a location with nothing but black and "End?" in it. Walking around you'll find all the characters, who you can talk to, before the credits. Adding to the fun is that it's combined with Medium Awareness - it soon becomes clear you're not controlling Lucas, but yourself. Everyone will say things like, "Oh, it's Player Name! Lucas said he wanted to talk to you!" or "Hey everyone, it's Player Name! Thanks for helping out back there!"
The Arcade Game Missile Command takes these two words to a disturbing level. Instead of the traditional Game Over screen when all your cities are destroyed, you get a seizure-riffic explosion with the words on them. The programmers of the game claimed to have given themselves nightmares over this screen.
In Portal 2, after GLaDOS's obligatory, cheerful song playing during the credits, there's a small movie sequence where Wheatley and the Space Core are floating around in space, and Wheatley talks about how much he regrets what he did. He ends the scene by simply saying "The end."
The End was the name of a Space Invaders-like arcade game by Konami which ended when the aliens pulled out enough blocks to spell the word "END" across the top of the screen.
In Arfenhouse 3, all the joke endings use the message "The bloody friggin' end." The real ending has "TEH EDN!!!!!" and a string of "LOL"s degenerating into gibberish.
The original Doom would give you a large "THE END" over a backdrop of a burning city and spiked rabbit's head after completing the third (and then final) episode, which was then riddled with a burst of bullet holes for emphasis. Then the game was later re-released as The Ultimate Doom with a fourth episode tacked-on, but the game's "THE END" sequence was still only displayed after beating the third episode. Episode four just got the same generic ending style as the first two episodes.
The Order of the Stick prequel volume On the Origin of PCs says "The Beginning..." on the last page.
Every installment of Zombie & Mummy ends with a gory, blood-dripping "END".
The Demented Cartoon Movie begins with a short introduction, transitioning from card to card with an appropriate rumbling fanfare, before finally reaching the title card for The Demented Cartoon Movie (abridged version). The very next slide reads, The end. It goes black for a few seconds, then apologizes and starts the real introduction to the movie. This is a throwback to Monty Python and the Holy Grail.
Arfenhouse Teh Movie Too shows "TEH EDN!!1111!1!!!!!1" as the heading for a few seconds of real but premature credits at an anticlimactic moment halfway through the movie.