'Burn Notice' series finale: 'Reckoning' says goodbye to Michael Westen

"Burn Notice" creator Matt Nix wasn't kidding anyone when he said that the series would have a bittersweet ending. The show went out with both figurative and literal bangs, with its main characters getting happy endings but also having to say goodbye to one another. The final episode of Season 7, "Reckoning," began with the reveal that Michael shot Sonya, not Fiona, after last week's cliffhanger ending. That means that the man Fi -- and viewers -- love isn't actually gone, and that despite his downward spiral while following James, the true Michael wasn't lost forever. He did at least show that he wasn't afraid of death, driving his car into a convenience store to save Sam and Jesse after the store's employee pulled a gun on them. But Michael should have learned by now that "Burn Notice's" central cast of characters is a family, and it wasn't him who ended up having to give...



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