As you know, LOST and 24 came to an end a little over a week ago. And if you didn’t know, you need to go to Green and rent all the seasons of these shows and catch up. I’ve been a huge fan of both these shows, and to have both of them come to an end in a span of 24 hours was a lot for me to take in. (mildest of mild spoilers ahead, but you’ve been warned)
The question is…now what? Well, we go through our five stages of grief. You may have already gone through these, or be currently going through this, but I’m just here to help you understand the process. I’ve been reading “the cut” lately, so this will be in the form of multiple lessons. Let’s begin.
Don’t: Pretend it’s not over by clinging to the “But There’s a 24 Movie!” /”There’s a 20 minute epilogue on the LOST DVD!” mentality. Let’s be real. The 24 movie probably won’t be here until 2012..if it happens. (Google the Arrested Development movie) And the LOST epilogue isn’t going to answer any questions or make the ending involving the sideways story any different. It’s only 12 minutes.
Do: Buy yourself exactly 12 Mrs. Fields cookies, secretly eat them all, and feel better.
Don’t: Express your anger in the form of a character from your favorite show. I don’t know how many times I’ve shouted “Dammit!” This past week, but it’s been way too many. I recognize my behavior, and that’s the first step.
Do: Behave like a child. LOST and 24 only end once, so make it count. I have a theory that Chris Pronger was a fan of LOST or 24 & that’s why he stole the pucks after losing the first two games of the Stanley cup finals. He wasn’t upset about losing the first two games, he wanted Kate and Sawyer to be together.