The end of "Breaking Bad" is a bittersweet moment for its fans: On one hand, they'll find out what awaits Walter White and get to see a thrilling series come to its epic conclusion. On the other, fans will be left without the dark, twisted and brilliant storylines involving Walt's ascension from high school chemistry teacher to successful drug kingpin.
Either way, creator Vince Gilligan has assured fans that the series finale will give them everything they want -- and more. But how often do iconic shows wrap up without disappointing their rabid followings?
It's a monumentally difficult task to end a TV show at its creative peak, but the writers of the critically acclaimed AMC series have shown time and again how they can blow a viewer's mind while simultaneously taking them in new and uncharted directions.
Which other shows have managed to have a memorable send-off? Can "Breaking Bad" learn a thing or two from any of these iconic series finales?