TV Junkie: 'Pacific' Finale; Tour of California Premiere
Last night marked the series finale of "The Pacific", and while we've expressed frustration with accuracy, and a general feeling of apathy for the characters, last night's episode was probably the best one - without a shot being fired. [Spoiler Alert] As we saw these men return to the States, reintegrate (or not) with their families, we finally felt some real empathy for them. It was very well done with the exception of the myriad of post-scripts preceding the credits.
Refresh our memory: did "Band of Brothers" save all the postscripts of all of their players for the very last episode, or did they issue a post-script when a character left the series? We think it was the latter as we had a pretty good idea who was who at the end of "Band of Brothers" whereas we were left scratching our heads repeatedly at the end of "The Pacific" - we had no clue who some of those minor characters were and while we might be chastised for not taking copious notes, characters who exited 7 episodes ago should have had their postscripts issued then, not 2 months later.