9 Truly Horrible Series Finales: Where Does How I Met Your Mother Rank?

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How I Met Your Mother made history last night.

Just not the kind any TV show really wants to make.

The HIMYM finale has been widely panned by critics and fans, with most thinking its major twists - the Mother is dead! Ted and Robin are together! - rendered the entire series theme, title and trajectory moot.

Where do you come down on the one-hour farewell? Was it merely a bad series finale? Or the worst series finale of all-time?

Compare the disappointing episode to the depressing, anger-filled, irritating ways in which other shows have come to an end now:

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