May 21st, 2010, 03:56 PM
Goodbye Lost! We will need some other nerd obsession now.
Lost will be coming to it’s climactic end this Sunday at 9, promising 2 1/2 hours of maybe an answer or two that will hopefully live up to some of the hype, while Celebrity Apprentice will be airing it’s own much-talked about (live!) season finale at the exact same time. What is a Lost nerd that loves Bret Michaels and the whole Trump gang to do? Thank god for DVR.
Yes, after 6 seasons of insane theories and obsessive viewing, Lost fans (such as myself) will finally get to see what the heck all of this stuff has been leading up to. Will they be happy with what they see? Probably not. There are two things the internet is good for when it comes to shows like Lost: speculation and complaining. Well, there will be nothing left to speculate on, folks. Cue the backlash. I, for one, think it’s going to be great. You won’t see me posting my “How it should have ended” fan-fiction on the web Monday morning. Though if the finale doesn’t involve the smoke monster fighting a polar bear I will be very disappointed.
How will the island and alt-world reconcile? Will everyone (who happen to still be alive) get off the island? Is there any chance of a happy ending? Will Juliet FINALLY show up again? Well, at least we will know in a few short days. I most look forward to people who checked out of the series long ago tuning in to the finale to see how it all ends, only to be woefully confused by all they have missed. “Wait the bald dude is the smoke monster now? Jack is an island protector who drank magic kool-aid? Hurley has been on the island this long and STILL hasn’t lost weight??”
Then there’s Celebrity Apprentice. I’ve always enjoyed the show, but imagining that it could cut into the Lost finale’s likely massive ratings would be ridiculous. Until you add Bret Michaels into the mix as one of the final two contestants. As you probably know, Bret originally went to the hospital for kidney surgery. Then a brain hemorrhage. Then he finally got a bit better and went on Oprah. Then he had a small stroke 3 days ago. Then the doctors discovered he has a hole in his heart. Yet, Bret is still planning on making the Celebrity Apprentice finale. Now that is a man who either really wants to win money for his diabetes charity or is desperate for Donald Trump’s approval.
Of course, with all the coverage of Bret’s many medical trials and his struggle to make it to the live finale, doesn’t Trump kind of have to name him the winner?