Being Human (UK) Series 5 Finale Review “The Last Broadcast” — And So It Ends

The aptly titled ‘The Last Broadcast’ saw Being Human finally come to an end after five series and seven main cast members. What started out as a series about a vampire, a werewolf and a ghost sharing a house and fighting the forces of evil (sometimes within themselves) ended the only way it ever could — with a vampire, a werewolf and a ghost defeating the ultimate big bad and becoming human once again. This final episode had some brilliantly poignant moments, such as the trio being forced to choose between lives they have wished for and a fight with the devil himself, and the dawning realisation that they are all truly human. Perhaps the most affecting was the final shot representing characters past that we loved: Mitchell’s fingerless gloves, Annie’s teacup, George’s Star of David pendant, Nina’s pregnancy scan image, baby Eve’s bib. Tacked on at the end there were symbols of what has been lost from the world — and from Hal and Tom’s lives — in a stake and werewolf. Perfect. READ MORE...

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