Lost’s Final Ride

Tonight is the season premiere of the final season of Lost.  Regardless of anything, it’s been an incredible ride.  Lost has broken so many rules of what can and cannot be done on network television, that I must give the creators a standing ovation for what they have accomplished, regardless of what takes place over the next 18 episodes. 

I have very mixed emotions about the show.  Initially, I thought it was the greatest show of all time.  The show that broke all boundaries of episodic television.  The show that rewarded their devoted followers more than any other.  And the show that finally achieved the crossover success and broke down the barriers between what is normal television and what is genre/sci fi television.

It has done that, but it lost me as a devotee along the way.

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