Monday, October 8, 2018

Monday's Question

Why do producers end a season with a cliffhanger--or several--when there won't be another season?

A. To make us hate them.
B. They're sadistic.
C. Have no idea.
D. The reason is: Fill in the blank.




AND.....
Happy Anniversary to Christine and her HH.

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  1. They are sadistic hell-spawn who delight in our misery. Related to Blogger. Closely related to blogger.
    And a very happy Anniversary to Christine and her HH.

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    1. Sadistic hell-spawn who delight in our misery. I like it! And so true.

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  2. That's a good question! Happy Anniversary to Christine! Hugs, Valerie

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    1. One that leaves me foaming at the mouth:)
      Hugs received and returned.

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  3. They hope there is enough interest in the cliffhanger that the networks will take back their decision to cancel them. Sometimes the cliffhanger was written before the word came down that this would be their curtain call.

    Happy anniversary to Christine and her HH.

    BTW, what is a "HH?"

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  4. A good question Sandra, wish I knew the answer, Happy anniversary to Christine.

    Yvonne.

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  5. The only show I could think of that I watched where there was a cliffhanger with no additional episodes was Soap, but I think that was because it was cancelled after the final episodes were produced.

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    1. Taxi Brooklyn exploded at the end. Just one cliff hanger after another. We were really invested in it too. Thank you, Netflix.

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  6. Because they hate the fans?
    I can only figure it's because they hope there will be more episodes or that they will spin off with something else. Which of course, they rarely do.

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    1. I think you got it with 'They hate the fans.' :) Heh.

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  7. I'm with Adam, and have found that several of my fave shows have bitten the dust due to cancellation and include Designated Survivor and Six. What made it worse was that after watching the entire series on local tv, they then put it on Netflix to tease people even more.(lol) In addition to reading, I'm a serious television fan, so I easily get caught up, and while a cliffhanger is not fun, I still torture myself and come back for the new season. Fun topic, Super Sandra! Hugs...RO

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    1. My problem is when there is no new season to come back to.
      NBC cancelled Taxi Brooklyn after 1 season. Netflix picked it up knowing it ended with a cliffhanger and just stuck it out there like that which I think is sick and wrong.

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  8. They either know they are canceled and hope with a cliffhanger the fans will rally and bring them back, ie. Timeless or Jericho, or they are just aholes because they know they are canceled and want to stick it to the studio, ie. Sliders. Either way, we usually lose.

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  9. All of the above. And Happy Anniversary to Christine and her HH

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  10. A.

    And thank you thank you Sandra, so sweet of you to remember.

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    1. Entirely, my pleasure. Enjoy your special day.

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  11. Hi Sandra - they've no idea what's going on either ... cheers and have a happy week - Hilary

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  12. I don't even like cliffhangers at the end of season finales, let alone series finales. I can understand the desire to make people interested in watching the upcoming season, but I don't like being kept in suspense for months like that.

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    1. I don't care for that either. But I could have dealt better with that than Netflix running a one season series that just ended with no closure.

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  13. franky, capn, faux paw, belle N stubby....we will pix opt shun "D"....

    { we due knot watch any thing thatz knot on Dee vee Dee :) tee vee getted terned off yeerz ago !! } ☺☺♥♥

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    1. DVD works for us (the critters and me). Not so much the HH:)

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    2. Well, I would miss getting my political fix on CNN:)

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  14. It is to leave us in a lost realm worrying what could happen. On "Big Bang' sheldon offered a continuation only to find out his show was nixed.

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    1. :( Big Bang will always be a classic won't it? Sorry it got nixed.

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  15. Happy Anniversary Christine and her HH!
    I hate when shows do that! I think all of the above! LOL!
    Big Hugs Sandra!

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  16. Me too, Stacy:)
    Hugs received and returned.

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  17. They are 20 something executroids who all have the brain size of a chipmunk.

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  18. Happy Anniversary to Christine and her HH.

    All the best Jan

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