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Every single chapter of those books had to end with a cliffhanger. It was the law. A chapter would finish with "Tash stepped off the spaceship and heard a blood-curdling scream!" Then you'd read the next chapter and it would say "But apparently it was just a bird."
Daniel Wallace on the Galaxy of Fear series

I must object to the false jeopardy and melodramatic suspense at the end of every section. This is an informative essay, not a holodrama.
— DV-9, grading Tash's homework

Is this the tragic end of me?
Or will the sequel set me free?
The Aquabats!, "Stuck In A Movie!"

"The situation's turned critical, and things can't get any worse. And this is how they're ending the episode? Oh, for crying out loud! I hate it when they pull this."
Lina Inverse (narrating), Slayers TRY, episode 9

To be continued...
Grimm, before going on hiatus

Karla: "What are we going to do, Captain?"
Kremmen: "I'm gonna to do what I always do when something desperate and untoward happens. Leave it to next week!"
Kremmen of the Star Corps

Ellie: Oh man!
Joel: Hey, what happened to sleeping?
Ellie: Okay, I know it doesn't look like it, but this here is not a bad read. Only one problem. Right there. 'To be continued!' I hate cliffhangers.

Agent Sulky: Oh my God, what’s that strange light hanging over the crop circle? It’’’s...the end of the episode!
The X Fools

Moominpappa: "That was thrilling, eh? But you see, it's a trick all good authors use, to close a chapter at the ghastliest moment."

Believe me, the temptation to cliffhanger there was so real and if YouTube still had a 10 minute time limit I would have definitely gone for it.

Ansem: But this ending, it doesn't have any suspense.
Axel: You want suspense? You want a cliffhanger? Here you go!

"Oh, the scary music means they're getting ready for the classic Friday Night Cliffhanger."
Rogelio, Jane the Virgin

Quotes from Cliffhanger