The season finale of Eureka took "One Giant Leap" towards annoying fans by leaving us wondering where the Astraeus crew is and if Allison survived!
I hate cliff-hanger season finales. The time when you needed a big cliff-hanger to bring people back to a show has gone the way of the rotary dial phone and pagers.
With the internet, video streaming, and social media in this digital age; we no longer put a show on the shelf in May and wade through reruns all summer until the fall premiere comes around.
That’s not to say you can’t have any cliff-hangers in your story, you can wrap up a season long story and still leave hooks to tie into the next season. If you need an example look at last year’s mid-season finale I'll Be Seeing You; it was so well done and balanced wrapping up story lines with setting hooks, that it received my first ever perfect rating score. Read More...