Ringer Season Finale Review: Do You Want More?

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The season finale of Ringer ramped up the action and suspense while giving fans most - but not all - of the big reveals for which they've been waiting.

On last week's episode, crazy Catherine stole the show. But "I'm the Good Twin" was all about Bridget and Siobhan.

Andrew & Bridget Wed

Let's start with Siobhan. The moment Henry started talking about needing a down payment for the house in Chicago I knew he was scamming her. I actually felt a little sad for Siobhan. She's got twins in the NICU and she's planning to start over with the man she loves, until he pulled the rug out from under her.

When Henry walked away without even looking at those test results I suspected he already knew the truth. Siobhan's lies finally caught up with her, as they should, but I didn't think Henry had any right to act so self righteous. When he wasn't acting gullible he could be just as devious as Siobhan. Heck, he actually killed a man. 

Kicking the woman he said he loved to the curb with her newborn twins was pretty cold, even if they weren't his.

Cut over to Bridget. The vow renewal ceremony would have been lovely. Bridget even inspired Andrew to poetry. But in the end it was never meant to be. There was no way Andrew was going to hear the truth and want to forgive, forget and love again. If Bridget thought that she was fooling herself.

In one of the entertaining Ringer quotes, Bridget obviously knew what was coming…

That pedestal he puts me on, it's a long way to fall. | permalink

That's not to say that I don't hope that Andrew and Bridget won't somehow find their way back to one another. It would be great to see them get to know one another as Andrew and the real Bridget but there are a lot of lies to get passed before that happens. 

Andrew and Juliet rightfully felt betrayed but I did like how it bonded the two of them together. Between Catherine, Bridget and Siobhan, the two must feel as though they're surrounded by crazy, manipulative liars.

I loved that the final confrontation with Macawi involved both Siobhan and Bridget. Siobhan stabbing him in the leg with a high heel was apropos. It's about time someone found a decent use for those things.

Siobhan's weird looking shiny black gloves almost distracted me from Macawi's huge knife, too. Almost.

Apparently Bridget hasn't watched enough horror movies. You should always shoot the bad guy multiple times. If you only shoot him once he's likely to get up and attack you again. Of course blowing his head off works too.

So at the end of the finale we still don't officially know where Malcolm is. Yes, they found a body that could be his but we've heard that before.

My biggest disappointment was that we didn't get an actual confrontation between the two sisters. I was certain we'd have that for the finale and felt a little cheated that we didn't. 

But Bridget now knows that her sister is alive and tried to have her killed. I suppose that's something.

So as the season ends both sisters have lost everything. Neither Bridget nor Siobhan are quitters, which means they'll both be vying to get their lives back. The problem is, they want the same one.

As we all wait to hear if Ringer will continue, do you think the show deserves a second season and if so, what do you want to see in it?

Review

Editor Rating: 4.7 / 5.0
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Rating: 4.8 / 5.0 (582 Votes)

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You Need to bring Ringer back. I really miss the Show. Andrew has to forgive Bridget.
This Show is so amazing. Better than the Teenie Kiddy vampire diaries the Show really f...
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This can not be! I've been waiting all year! I'll continue to wait, because Ringer is a really good evening show and much better than most on already. Huge mistake to let this show leave. Ringer has an amazing cast, and a very good storyline. Not to mention, Siohbon can't have her way! So please please please, we're all begging!

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Please do a Season 2!!!! Such a good show!!! So much better than the crap they give on tv today!!!

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Ringer captivated me...the plot was so far fetched, the acting to bad, I couldn't stop watching it to see what would come next.

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I'm from Japan. I really enjoyed watching this show. The ringer need to come back.

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Ringer is an amazing show I couldn't wait to watch it every week, and Sarah Michelle Gellar is fantastic in it. I cannot believe that a show sooooo good was cancelled, please come back .

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Bring Ringer back FOR THE LOVE OF GOD!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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I would love to see this show come back! It was great! I can't believe it was canceled. Bring it back!!!!!!!!

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Please find a place for Ringer - what an excellent drama show this was. I can't believe my husband watched this with me. We had regular TV dates, I wouldn't watch it without him and he wouldn't watch it without me. We'd call each other up and talk about who and what we think really happened and then go home and watch another episode on Netflix...only the best place to watch it with no commercials. What the hell will I do now that we've gone through all the episodes. I guess we'll hit Secret Circle! We NEED Ringer, please bring it back!!

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please, please, please bring Ringer back great show.