Justified - The Promise - Series Finale

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  1. Apr 15, 2015 #1 of 129
    pjenkins

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    Loved it. Was not what I was expecting, but really enjoyed how they ended things in all the storylines. More later I'm sure, just got done and might re-watch again before commenting further :)
     
  2. Apr 15, 2015 #2 of 129
    Bob Coxner

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    Not my favorite finale. Not terrible but not up to the normal Justified standards in my book.
     
  3. Apr 15, 2015 #3 of 129
    SoBelle0

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    Loved it! That was excellent.
    Nice closure on everyone, with lots of little surprises.

    Boon was pretty quick. Terrible shot, but pretty quick.

    I did not love Raylan in that hat, though. :)
     
  4. Apr 15, 2015 #4 of 129
    BluesFools

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    I'm glad I re-watched the pilot episode last night - there were a bunch of shout-outs to it in the finale.

    Also a few welcome mini-cameos from Ellen May, Limehouse and Wynn Duffy (currently surfing in Fiji) with the hilarious sign on his truck. All that was really missing was an actual Raylan/Boyd shootout, but instead we had Boyd preaching and a Raylan/Boyd prison conversation which is always worthwhile.

    Nice wrap-up to an excellent season.
     
  5. Apr 15, 2015 #5 of 129
    madscientist

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    Thought it was really good. Boone goes for the head-shot! I was a little surprised how they seemed to wrap things up very quickly. But I liked the "four years later" and it was good to get some closure.

    I had to laugh that it was Wynn who got out with the cash in the end! Too funny.
     
  6. Apr 15, 2015 #6 of 129
    Fahtrim

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    It was excellent. So the call out I made before about Boon's speech appeared to be true, he was going for the head shot......

    Winona's man looked like a turd :)

    Awesome ep, smooth fast wrap up then closure done well, very good stuff.
     
  7. Apr 15, 2015 #7 of 129
    uncdrew

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    New hat sucks.

    I'm paused at the "four years later" part.
     
  8. Apr 15, 2015 #8 of 129
    uncdrew

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    Excellent.

    And Wynn got the money, as I hoped. :up:

    Bummed he's not with Winona, however. :(
     
  9. Apr 15, 2015 #9 of 129
    getreal

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    That was a classy and satisfying finale. :up::up:

    I was shocked to see the big blast of red coming out of Raylan's head in the shootout with Boone. :eek: Ava had to take off once she saw that Raylan was okay, or else she would die in prison. I did not expect her to have Boyd's son. I expected to see at least some grey hair on Boyd after four years in prison.

    Loved this entire series.
     
  10. Apr 15, 2015 #10 of 129
    MikeAndrews

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    That's Boon's hat, and no way would Raylan settle for it.

    Wasn't it a surprise that Winona dumped Raylan again? The last we saw, they said they were going to make a try to live together.

    I was waiting the "you have 24 hours to leave town" again.

    Ava really thinks that Boyd can walk with the body count he has? How does he avoid the chair?

    Lo Retta ends up with the Harlan County legal marijuana business.
     
  11. Apr 15, 2015 #11 of 129
    Unbeliever

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    A center of mass snap shot from the hip is hard enough, much less a head shot.

    I've not competed in IDPA/IPSC type shoots, but taken a few "how to" classes and watched a few. It ain't as easy as it looks. It's not that they don't take head shots, but it's on the 2nd shot of the double tap as the muzzle is coming down after the 1st shot's recoil taken at the center of mass. And in all cases, the sights are front and center in the field of view. And those that do that are the upper tier folks.

    --Carlos V.
     
  12. Apr 15, 2015 #12 of 129
    MikeAndrews

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    Yeahbut Boone hit a snake right in the middle. :p
     
  13. Apr 15, 2015 #13 of 129
    markz

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    Excellent finale. Had some surprises I didn't expect. Wrapped everything up, some neatly, some not so neatly. Don't like the new hat. Liked the old one with the hole better. Liked the ending scene with Boyd and Raylan.
     
  14. Apr 15, 2015 #14 of 129
    Beryl

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    Satisfying finale. Left a lot of room for sequels and TV movies.
    Agreed that Boyd should be on death row. He should not see freedom -- ever.
     
  15. Apr 15, 2015 #15 of 129
    midas

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    I loved the non-showdown between Boyd and Raylan. Boyd tried to make it sound like he would showdown with Raylan, but alas, out of bullets. Raylan kicks over another gun and says, "Try this one." That was great. Of course Boyd finally backs down. He didn't even have the guts to take a chance, no matter how small, for freedom. And then 2 minutes later he's got the bravado back telling everyone that when he gets out of prison he'll kill both Eva and Raylan.

    That scene really highlighted just how much of a psychopath both of those guys are.
     
  16. Apr 15, 2015 #16 of 129
    Bierboy

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    Wynn never met Winona....

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    Excellent series finale. The way it should be done.
     
  17. Apr 15, 2015 #17 of 129
    VegasVic

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    After I watched it I was underwhelmed but a few hours I like it more than I did last night. I would have liked to see more than just a cameo by Wynn Duffy. I wouldn't mind having a spinoff with his character. I like Jere Burns.

    I was expecting Boyd to somehow break out of prison for one last confrontation with Raylan. I'm glad they didn't go that route. The final scene was fitting.
     
  18. Apr 15, 2015 #18 of 129
    Rob Helmerichs

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    Better Call Wynn

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  19. Apr 15, 2015 #19 of 129
    madscientist

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    Actually he was saying that before, still during the standoff. I don't think it was a lack of guts: he was prodding and daring Raylan to shoot him. Boyd is pretty sure he won't win the gunfight so instead, if he's going to die he's going to show Raylan that they're the same: he'll force Raylan to shoot him down without Boyd drawing. Raylan always prides himself on justified shootings, although he provokes the other person into drawing first. Here Boyd is turning the tables and trying to provoke Raylan into shooting without justification. But Raylan doesn't take the bait.

    No doubt about that!
     
  20. Apr 15, 2015 #20 of 129
    VegasVic

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    :up::up:
     

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