TV Talk: A Eulogy for “Friday Night Lights”

I just finished watching the 90 minute final episode of the remarkable television show “Friday Night Lights”. I have to say, I think that’s one of the best finales of all time. My knee jerk reaction is to put it only behind “The Shield” and “The Wire” in terms of final episodes. I laughed, I felt my heartstrings get tugged on. I swear, there were a couple of moments where it got a little dusty in my livingroom. Just a little. I’ve yet to officially figure out my all time tv top ten, but it’s a safe bet that if “FNL” doesn’t make it, it will at least received SERIOUS consideration.

It was a remarkable show for many reasons… the acting, the cast, the directing, its business model. There were a lot of reasons why this show was not only praise worthy but noteworthy.

Now it’s over, and I honestly find myself a little choked up. You know, just a little.

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