31 TV Shows That Had Amazing First Episodes And Also Stuck The Landing With Their Last Ones

    Schitt's Creek was perfect from start to finish.

    There are a lot of TV shows out there, but it's kind of rare that a show has a great first episode and an equally amazing series finale. So here are some TV shows that were able to achieve both a perfect pilot and an iconic series finale:

    🚨Warning: There are MASSIVE spoilers ahead!🚨

    1. Fleabag

    Fleabag getting ready for a date to come over, then Fleabag waving goodbye at the camera

    2. Watchmen

    Angela saying she has a "nose for white supremacy" and then Dr. Manhattan telling Angela he could, in theory, transfer his powers into an egg

    3. The Haunting of Hill House

    Steven saying that people who inhabit Hill House walk alone, and then in the series finale, Steven saying those who inhabit Hill House walk together

    4. The Vampire Diaries

    Damon saying "Hello, brother" to Stefan in the first episode and the last

    5. Schitt's Creek

    Moira screaming about losing her things and then Johnny taking one last look at the Schitt's Creek town sign

    6. Normal People

    Connell and Marianna looking at each other, and Connell saying that he will always love her

    7. How to Get Away With Murder

    Annalise teaching her first class vs. Christopher now teaching the class in the series finale

    8. Breaking Bad

    Walt driving the RV and losing his pants, and Jessie laughing and crying while Walter bleeds out on the floor

    9. Gilmore Girls

    Lorelai asking Luke for a cup of coffee in the first episode and then, Rory and Lorelai in Luke's during the series finale

    10. New Girl

    Jess telling the guys that her life is like a horror movie and then Winston revealing his greatest prank in the series finale

    11. Six Feet Under

    Ruth crying into Nate's arms, then the entire family at Ruth's bedside before she dies in the series finale

    12. The Good Place

    Eleanor looking at the "Welcome! Everything is fine" sign and Michael saying "Take it sleazy" in the series finale

    13. Hannibal

    Hannibal and Will, who's covered in blood, looking at each other, and then Hannibal saying this is all he ever wanted for Will during the series finale

    14. The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

    Will arriving in Bel-Air and mistaking Geoffrey for Uncle Phil, and then Will saying goodbye to the house in the series finale

    15. Friends

    Rachel walking into Central Perk in her wedding dress and then the group getting coffee one last time and leaving the apartment

    16. Boy Meets World

    Mr. Feeny telling a young Cory he'll learn something from him, then Cory saying goodbye to Mr. Feeny in the series finalev

    17. Jane the Virgin

    Jane's interests at 10 years old being her family, god, and grilled cheese sandwiches, and then in the series finale Jane telling Rafael her book ends with it being a telenovela

    18. Buffy the Vampire Slayer

    Angel telling Buffy she can't turn her back on everything, and Faith, in the series finale, asking Buffy if she's ready to act like a normal person

    19. Parenthood

    Max playing his first game of baseball vs. the Bravermans all playing after spreading Zeek's ashes

    20. Avatar: The Last Airbender

    Sokka and Katara finding Aang and then Aang standing during the series finale

    21. The West Wing

    Bartlet arriving and saying the first commandment vs. Bartlet's final scene where he reads the "Bartlet for America" napkin

    22. Orphan Black

    Sarah seeing Beth for the first time, and then Helena telling her sestras that her book is called "Orphan Black"

    23. Friday Night Lights

    Tami and Coach Taylor in the first and last episode

    24. Scandal

    Harrison offering Quinn a job and saying he's a "gladiator in a suit," and then two young Black girls looking at Olivia Pope's portrait in the series finale

    25. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

    Coulson telling Daisy she should join the team, then Daisy, in the series finale, saying that the team isn't the same now that everyone is gone

    26. Parks and Recreation

    Leslie trying to get someone out of a slide at the park, and then Leslie saying she's ready during the series finale

    27. One Tree Hill

    Nathan and Lucas playing basketball in the pilot vs. Jamie playing as a Raven in the series finale

    28. The End of the F***ing World

    James saying he thinks he's a psychopath and then telling Alyssa he loves her too

    29. Orange Is the New Black

    Jones telling Piper to make the most of her time in prison, and then in the series finale, Taystee talking about the Poussey Washington Fund and Piper visiting Alex

    30. She-Ra and the Princesses of Power

    Adora becoming She-Ra for the first time, then Catra pleading with Adora to stay because she loves her

    31. And finally, M*A*S*H

    Hawkeye writing a letter to his dad and then Hawkeye leaving and seeing the "Goodbye" sign made out of rocks

    Which TV shows do you think have incredible first AND final episodes? Tell us in the comments below!