"THERES STILL A MINUTE AND A HALF LEFT I DONT"
— Anonymous on the ending credits of Tokyo Crystal Mew Episode 1
"Lemme tell you something, if Peter Jackson really wanted to blow me away with those [The Lord of The] Rings movies, he would have ended the third one on the logical closure point, not the twenty-five endings that followed."
— Randal Graves, Clerks II note .
"This thing is like a Hydra! You cut off one ending, two more grow in its place!!"
"Don't worry, I saw Lord of the Rings. I'm not going to end this 17 times."
—Harry, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
My tragic tale I won't prolong
My tragic tale I won't prolong and if you did not enjoy my song
You've yourselves to blame if it's too long
You should never have let me begin
You should never have let me begin!
—Tom Lehrer, The Irish Ballad.
"Somewhere, around the hour-and-a-half mark, The Lone Ranger makes the fateful decision not to end. Worse, the movie keeps not-ending for another full hour."
—Christopher Orr in his review of '''The Lone Ranger