The ramblings and ruminations of romance author, Lynette Rees
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
One of the Most Controversial Endings to a TV Show, Ever....The Sopranos Final Scene
** Do not read if you are still waiting to see the ending of this show! **
If you're an avid Sopranos fan like me [I have the full box set] and
estimate I have watched the series several times over [and always see
something new in it], then what did you think of the ending?
The final show aired in June, seven years ago. People still talk about
it to this day, where the screen faded to black after Tony and his
family were due to eat at the diner. A suspicious looking man heads for
the rest room [reminiscent of a murder scene from The Godfather]. Was
he about to pick up a gun hidden in the toilet cistern or was he just an
average diner off to take a dump before his burger and fries arrived?
In my mind, I decided, Tony Soprano would always be left looking over
his shoulder and life carried on off screen same as it ever was with:
dirty dealings, exchangeable, dispensable, goomahs, erotic writhings at
the Bada Bing Club and Carmella's whinging and whinging getting placated
by yet another expensive gift. Although there are others who say, if
you look at all the clues from previous episodes and from the last show,
that Tony Soprano was sent to meet his maker that night...
So, what do you think happened at the end of what must be one of the most controversial endings ever shown on television?