What do Breaking Bad and Six Feet Under have in common?
Those shows have two of the highest-rated series finales in the history of TV, according to these charts from Reddit user ChallengeResponse.
The Redditor used imdb.com data to create charts of how well shows rated with viewers overall — and then how those same shows performed, or “surprise/disappoint,” during series finales.
Prepare to go down the rabbit hole.
Below, the first chart sorts shows by the “difference between average and last episode’s ratings.” While some really knocked it out of the park, like the aforementioned Breaking Bad, some really fell hard, aka Seinfeld and Dexter.
Here are the shows listed according to average episode ranking.
Series ranked by how well the last episode performed despite the popularity of the overall series. Or, in Hollywood land, this shows who really blew it at the end.
It’s quite incredible what folks find to do in their spare time. Enjoy.