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    21 TV Shows That Absolutely Nailed Their Final Line

    "You can't take a picture of this. It's already gone."

    Recently, we asked the BuzzFeed Community about TV series finales with the best final lines ever. Here are some of people's favorites!

    1. When Friends ended with one last sarcastic remark from Chandler:

    Rachel asks if they should get coffee and chandler says "sure, where?"
    NBC

    "Chandler saying, 'Where?' It allowed the show to end with one last sarcastic remark. It gave both the actor who lived to make people laugh and the character who liked the same the last laugh. It is also an inside joke, as the Central Perk was torn down."

    imacrayzcritter

    2. When Modern Family ended with the perfect final monologue from Jay:

    "Life is full of change ... I learned ... you can fight it, or you can try to make the best of it ... that's all a lot easier if you've got people who love you, helping you face whatever life throws at you. At least that's what helps me sleep"
    ABC

    "The short monologue Jay gives to wrap up not only Modern Family as a series but the entire livelihoods of the characters themselves as they show scenes of where everyone’s ended up in their lives gets me every time. Added bonus: the symbol of the lights turning off at each house at the end, with only Phil and Claire’s coming back on. So perfect!!!"

    themagicwemade

    3. When Six Feet Under ended with this iconic quote:

    HBO

    "[It] epitomizes the true elegance of this show. Six Feet Under beautifully depicts the tightrope we have to walk daily, knowing of our own mortality."

    eststar

    4. When The O.C. ended much the same way as it began:

    Ryan sees a kid on the street and says "hey kid, need any help?"
    Fox

    "The O.C. has a perfect finale ... At the end, Ryan revisits the past and what his adoption by the Cohens meant to him, and then we flash a few years through their lives and see Ryan (now an architect) [see] a young scared kid just like he used to be and say, 'Hey kid, need any help?' just like Sandy reached out to him in Episode 1."

    andytheislander

    5. When Boy Meets World ended with Mr. Feeny in an empty classroom:

    ABC

    "That whole scene where they have the group in the classroom with Mr. Feeny at the head, dispensing his last piece of wisdom for the show. And the final line where Mr. Feeny saw the kids grow up [and] leave the classroom behind, is where he shows how much of an impact those kids had on him — just as much as he had [on] them."

    luluderv

    6. When Community ended with Chang coming out after making cheap gay jokes the whole series:

    Jeff tells the group they changed and saved his life and Chang says "gay!" then as they all hug admits he's gay
    NBC

    "Chang coming out as gay to end Community is so perfect."

    roryfae

    7. When Sharp Objects ended with Amma revealing she was the murderer all along:

    HBO

    "Sharp Objects is the only correct choice here. Absolutely chilling moment."

    jconway

    8. When Schitt’s Creek ended with Johnny taking one last look at the town he'd come to love:

    Moira asks Johnny what he's doing, and he says he just wanted one last look, then tells the driver they're ready as we see johnny, moira, alexis, and david on the billboard
    Pop!TV

    "When Johnny stops the car to see the billboard one last time: 'I just wanted one last look.' It was just a nice way to bring everything around, full-circle and really demonstrate Johnny’s character development."

    quingenevieve

    9. When Crazy Ex-Girlfriend ended with what was basically the theme of the show:

    "Romantic love is not the ending. Not for me, or for anyone else here. It's just a part of your story. A part of who you are." Rebecca sits down at the piano. "And so...here we go. This is a song I wrote"
    The CW

    Suggested by cherryllb

    10. And when The Office did the same:

    Pam saying "Dunder Mifflin was a great subject for a documentary. There’s a lot of beauty in ordinary things. Isn’t that kind of the point?" as Michael puts up a painting of the office building
    NBC

    Suggested by dalalaladwani

    11. When Angel ended on a cliffhanger with the remaining members of the team facing impossible odds, but working to fight evil anyway (which was basically the closing theme of the show):

    The WB

    Suggested by sarahwolfe1

    12. When the last lines of Newhart revealed the entire series was a dream of Dr. Bob Hartley's (from The Bob Newhart Show):

    Bob tells his wife Emily to go to sleep and asks her to wear more sweaters
    CBS

    Suggested by karenann

    13. When The Good Place ended with a perfectly silly tribute to Eleanor and the entire show:

    stranger tells Michael to take it easy, and Michael tells him to take it sleazy
    NBC

    "Perfect ending to an incredible show."

    chaosofthesun

    14. When Superstore ended with a tribute to the store and the words "Cloud 9 is now closed":

    Garrett saying "at any rate, thank you for shopping with us, cloud 9 is now closed" (then pan out to see empty store)
    NBC

    Suggested by alishal4865c7548

    15. When Hannibal ended with Will calling killing Dolarhyde "beautiful" before pushing him and Hannibal off a cliff together:

    NBC

    "Everything that’s led up to those words and what immediately follows them is pitch perfect and one of the best tragic romances of all time."

    matthewwilson1

    16. When Buffy the Vampire Slayer ended with the words "What are we gonna do now?" and Buffy smiling:

    Dawn asks Buffy what they'll do now and Buffy smiles
    UPN

    "The look on Buffy’s face when they say, 'what are we gonna do now?' gets me every time!"

    bsharp912

    17. When Lost ended with Jack reuniting with everyone in the afterlife and Locke welcoming him with "We've been waiting for you":

    Locke tells a smiling Jack "we've been waiting for you"
    ABC

    "[I] don’t care what anyone says, it was a great ending to a weird show."

    leahk40ca7fc83

    18. When Wynonna Earp ended with Waverly and Nicole getting married and then creating a home together:

    Waverly says "home" and touches her forehead to Nicole'
    Syfy

    "It’s just the most perfect thing and it makes me tear up every time I watch it."

    musicalearper

    19. When One Tree Hill ended with a callback to the Season 6 finale and a reminder of the message of the show:

    the characters take turns voicing a speech that goes, "The world is full of magic. You just have to believe in it. So make your wish. Do you have it? Good. Now believe in it. With all your heart" as we see them all at Jamie's basketball game
    The CW

    "'With all your heart' from the One Tree Hill season finale. ... I love the ending of this show, but that line makes it even better!"

    fuzzywuzzykoala

    20. When The Middle ended with the name of the show:

    as the car drives away, Brick says "this is why I didn't want to sit in the middle!" then whispers "the middle"
    ABC

    "When Brick says he didn’t want to sit in the middle and then whispers 'the middle' in the series finale. It was a great callback to his whispering tick from the early seasons and a perfect way to end the show."

    strawberrylumps22

    21. And finally, when M*A*S*H ended not with a spoken word, but a word spelled out in stones:

    Hawkeye looks from the helicopter and sees "goodbye" spelled out in the dirt
    CBS

    "I know it's not spoken (I think the last spoken word is 'what??'), but the M*A*S*H finale that had the stones spell out 'GOODBYE' that BJ left Hawkeye. It felt like it was also the show's way of saying goodbye to us. ... It was the perfect ending."

    funkmistress

    Did we miss any? Let us know in the comments below!

    Submissions have been edited for length/clarity.