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Old September 12 2012, 08:56 PM   #27
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Re: Which Show to watch?

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To me, "cliffhanger" means that something big is just about to happen/get started.
I'm pretty sceptical of the idea of defining cliffhanger in such a way you don't have to say an obvious cliffhanger is a cliffhanger, so I checked Wikipedia's brief.

A cliffhanger or cliffhanger ending is a plot device in fiction which features a main character in a precarious or difficult dilemma, or confronted with a shocking revelation at the end of an episode of serialized fiction. A cliffhanger is hoped to ensure the audience will return to see how the characters resolve the dilemma.
How Carnivale leaves us definitely qualifies,
'Spock is always right, even when he's wrong. It's the tone of voice, the supernatural reasonability; this is not a man like us; this is a god.'
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