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The L Word: Final Season
The L Word Final Season
Actors: Jennifer Beals, Leisha Hailey, Laurel Holloman, Mia Kirshner, Marlee Matlin
Directors: Angela Robinson, Ilene Chaiken, John Stockwell, Rose Troche, Tricia Brock
Genres: Drama, Television
UR     2009     7hr 18min

Unresolved romances and a long-simmering film project finally bear fruit in the sixth season of The L WordŽ. Dreams come true and new life paths are forged for many of the series' characters this year, but not without the ...  more »


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Actors: Jennifer Beals, Leisha Hailey, Laurel Holloman, Mia Kirshner, Marlee Matlin
Directors: Angela Robinson, Ilene Chaiken, John Stockwell, Rose Troche, Tricia Brock
Creators: Angela Robinson, Alexandra Kondracke, Elizabeth Ziff
Genres: Drama, Television
Sub-Genres: Love & Romance, Drama
Studio: Showtime / Paramount
Format: DVD - Color,Widescreen - Dubbed
DVD Release Date: 10/20/2009
Release Year: 2009
Run Time: 7hr 18min
Screens: Color,Widescreen
Number of Discs: 3
SwapaDVD Credits: 3
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 3
Edition: Box set
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Languages: English, Spanish

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Movie Reviews

Possibly the worst ending in TV History
T. Stewart | Santa Cruz | 03/18/2009
(1 out of 5 stars)

""The L Word" has been my guilty pleasure television show for a numbers of years now. I honestly have no idea what originally brought me to the series, nor can I think of any particular moment when it became appointment television, but eventually its hooks got sunk into me and I was lost. I thought it was a beautifully written, shot and acted series with plenty of drama (but never overtly over the time) and a very very talented cast.

Despite this, I was shocked with how downright awful the final season of the series is. The final season (which the writers were given an entire year to write and shot), is composed of an 8-episode mystery of *SPOILER* Who Killed Jenny, with the first act of the season establishing the arc and the remained of the season played in flashbacks leading up to the big moment. Yet, the writers never say who killed her, leaving the story wide open. That's right, a 6 year series with a definite finale ended on a cliff-hanger, in a very anticlimatic episode, and honestly painful to watch episode.

Beyond that this season every character did something or revealed something ridiculously out of character that just kept changing the entire dynamic of the series, and not in a good way. After watching this on showtime, I'm pretending the series ended with season 5."
Spoiler alert ... or just a spoiler itself?
Erica | Southeastern Michigan | 03/10/2009
(2 out of 5 stars)

"I am still digesting the finale, which I watched two days ago with a big group of friends and many other people around the world. I think I heard screams of unfulfillment across the land when the credits started rolling after its "Soprano's like" ending. All I can ask is...why? Why would they end it like that? Not only do I think they should have told us who killed Jenny, but dang it, I wanted to see Jenny confronted about many things she had done up to that point. She had this crusade about "everybody needs to be truthful", therefore ruining their lives... but it came crashing down with Shane finding the letter and movie reels. ugh. I am just very ticked off and therefore cannot give a decent rating to this SHORT as it was final season. Very disappointing.
Since that night, I've been all over the internet in search of who killed jenny. Showtime is currently showing "Interrogation Tapes" that supposedly give more insight to the killing. Through and E! Online, I've learned that Alice has a spin off called The Farm, where it says she gets convicted of Jenny's murder and sent off to prison. E! mentioned rumor of a movie to finish things off. Now this is all fine and dandy, but just boils me more that I want to know NOW... and the show, being the first of its kind...just should have been a better show in its final season."
A waste of airtime
A. J. Ramos | 04/21/2009
(2 out of 5 stars)

"Ok...where do i start? Well the 6th season of the l word i think was a HUGE waste of time. Not only did they spend too much time on characters that weren't going anywhere as far as storyline. And they didnt spend enough time finishing up the story lines with great characters (ie. Bette and Tina.) which were probably the only characters in the end that you could take seriously. I found myself wanting to fast forward too many parts through out this season that were just a waste of airtime. *spoiler* I dont believe anyone killed Jenny. If you watched the series from the beginning, its just not in any of the girls to kill anyone. It would be sooo out of character.*
As far as the characters this season, they felt rushed, no depth anymore, no wedding,no really good cameos, nothing.

Alice: Funny as usual, great character.

Shane: Apparently she went insane this season and decided to date jenny and not believe any of her friends.

Kit: No depth to her character anymore, just a few "kittisms".

Helena: WHY was she in this season! wasnt she a strong working woman at
the very beginning? they turned her into a character with no point.

Max: IC turned Max into a joke this season. No depth to the character. once again, rushed.

Bette: Still the same strong character from season 1, she's actually grown as a person and she shows it in season 6. great job with her.

Tina: More of a stronger person this season. Her scenes with Bette makes the whole season 6 more interesting.

Tasha: umm what can i say. *Spoiler* the friend threesome thing was a very bad story line. IC trying to bring drama into places it shouldnt be. Why cant these characters just be happy?

Jenny: soooo Rushed. Season 6 made Jenny look like she really went crazy. We all knew she was a little off. But she just turned out to be a Snob,whiny, and sometimes acted like a 5 yr old.

*spoiler* Nothing was answered in season 6. Every character was left in the dark about something. And this show did not end with a bang like it should have. season 1-5 are great! but season 6 was just a waste of airtime and a lot of disapointment. I'll buy it to complete my collection but it definitely is NOT going to be opened or watched.

Mochamantis | KS | 03/30/2009
(1 out of 5 stars)

"It's so disgusting that I'm having trouble writing how disgusted and POORLY the last season was written. The big exec's must have really said "end it now" for the producer to do such a crappy job. She must know that we won't forget what she did if she puts out a movie or attempt another series. Such a disservice to the actors who took a chance on the series and to leave in that fashion........ ARGH! poor....very poor. Actually I thought the series really took a dive after season 4. I got bored with the season 5 jenny's movie thing. It showed true L word fashion in the last 2-3 episodes. I'm really having a hard time justifying buying season 5 and 6....except to show how it went down hill fast. I would like to know the REAL reason they ended the series....drama perhaps!?"