I am interrupting your regularly scheduled Where I Live Wednesday to talk about my favorite finales from this year. So I'm sorry to disappoint but I promise WILW will be here next week just like usual!
Now, there will be spoilers in this post so if you see a title and you haven't watched the finale yet do yourself a favor and don't read. Unless you're like me and you have no patience. So here we go!
I will start by saying that this show has bored me all season. And that hurts me to say because I have always ADORED One Tree Hill. The finale was no different. I actually watched it while I was on the computer. About the only thing that caught my attention was the very end when Quinn and Clay got shot. THAT will keep me tuning in next season to at least see what happens to them, which is bizarre considering that they were never characters of the show before. And as much as I love One Tree I was really hoping that this would be their last season. I feel like it's being run into the ground. It's sad to see a show end the way that I think this one will. I definitely wasn't impressed with the finale.
Oh Gossip Girl. What an AWESOME finale. First of all, Jenny Humphrey is evil. I'm sorry. I used to love her but to be honest I cannot stand her now. And I am SO bummed about Chuck and Blair. When the show first started I disliked Chuck but he's now my favorite character. I just wanted them back together. As for who Georgina's baby daddy, I don't believe for one second that it's Dan's but that IS pretty juicy. And finally, Chuck being shot. I gasped, I really did. I was up out of my seat screaming at the TV. If he dies I'm going to have a really hard time watching the show. I'll miss him too much!
Holy season finale! Where do I even begin? I have a feeling that the Wilson family is going to be very, very different next season. With Harry and Debbie being on the rocks, Dixon running off to Australia and Annie in general the finale left their whole family in turmoil. I'm really happy that Adrianna and Navid are back together but it sounds like that may not last long if she decides to go on tour. And I'm happy for Silver and Teddy too although I still have a hard time liking Teddy for some reason. He looks too much like a Ken doll. But the thing that was most shocking was Naomi and Mr. Cannon. I cannot even imagine how Naomi will be next year after being raped by a teacher. And the only person that saw ANYTHING (although not much) was drunk Ryan Matthews. I cannot wait to see what happens next season!
Oh man, for a show that started off a little slow I definitely ended up falling in love (hello Damon Salvatore). The finale of this show was completely amazing and I am just itching to find out what happens. I mean, will the show open with Jeremy being a vampire? Because in the books he wasn't even a character so there's no way to tell what's going to happen to him. And, of course, Katherine is back. At first I kept thinking, "Oh my gosh, why is she kissing Damon!?!" I mean, if it was me I'd totally choose Damon over Stefan. But I'm not Elana. I completely wasn't even thinking about Katherine until she sported those fangs. Oh man, this show pulled out all the stops for the final. Cannot wait to see more!
Of course, this show, as I've said, was my favorite finale this year. I spend nearly the whole time gasping, hiding my face, peeking between my fingers and jumping up and screaming. First Karev gets shots. I SCREAMED. I felt horrible for Bailey, who I'm sure feels guilty about claiming to be a nurse to save herself. But it was the whole situation with Derek that really had me freaking out. And for a second I thought he was going to be okay, until that dumb doctor came running out. Between all the shooting, Derek nearly dying, Christina having to save him AND THEN having to pretend he was dead... it was just an amazing episode. Even if the season wasn't amazing I feel like this finale was totally on par.
I have already said that I have mixed emotions about this finale. I will say that I am so glad that a lot of the main characters reunited at the end, I think that was amazing. However, I was left feeling slightly clueless. I mean, what happened to some of the characters, are they still living or are they dead and they just haven't figured it out yet? What the hell was up with the polar bears? I don't know, I just wanted more information and I felt like I didn't get it. And I didn't cry. I always cry during finales and I can't believe I didn't cry during this one. Not sure why. I guess all in all I was okay with it but not totally amazed. However, I am glad that one of the main characters didn't wake up to realize it was all a dream. THAT would have been messed up.