Some shows go out on a high note, closing the book on their sagas with an epic final chapter that not only ties up loose ends, but leaves fans generally satisfied.
Then there are these shows, whose finales range from bad to beyond bad.
You can't please everyone, of course, but it feels like a number of high-profile shows have gone out on a less than stellar note within the past season or two.
True Blood limped to the finish line with a painful, insulting finale last summer. How I Met Your Mother left fans scratching their heads. Dexter was just ... ugh.
Even FX's acclaimed, wildly popular Sons of Anarchy disappointed many viewers with a series finale that was rather drawn out and telegraphed at best.
What other comedies and dramas can compete against these lackluster conclusions for the undesirable title of Worst Series Finales in TV history?
We know, it's all in the eye of the beholder ... but watching how bad some of these finales were was truly a sight to behold, in our minds. What about yours?
Did we leave any series out? Did we give any of these finales a bad rap? And, of course, which is the worst of the worst in your mind as a TV viewer?
Scroll through the gallery above, then hit the comments to let us know!