4

Lost's group-hug-of-the-dead finale: What did Denver think?

Final episodes of beloved series are criticism magnets -- and last night's

Lost

closer, in which the castaways, all of them dead, happily gathered in a church in order to "move on" together, was no exception.

Was the resolution a brave and sincere declaration of faith all too rare on commercial TV? Or an over-simplified cheesefest, replete with eye-bulging revelations capable of sparking unintended laughter? Locals appear to be almost evenly divided.

At this writing, a Metromix Denver survey is led by "Amazing! Perfect ending to a great show," with 36 percent, followed by, "Eh, it could have been better," with 24 percent, and "Awful! Very disappointing end," at 16 percent.

Oh yeah: Another 24 percent declare, "Who cares? The show was always overrated."

Meanwhile, the post-Lost live chat on Entertainment Weekly's website shows that at least one local still hadn't gotten enough Lost even after a two-hour preview and the two-and-a-half hour ep itself. ABC, Lost's parent network, also offered a special Jimmy Kimmel program devoted to the show, and while it was scheduled to begin at 11 p.m., Channel 7's local newscast ran past that time -- which explains this comment, posted at 11:06 p.m.:

"omg I live in denver and the stupid news is still on and they are not showing jkimmel! grrrrrrrrr!"

File that one under "Still Lost After All These Years."

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

Newsletters

All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories
    Send: