Best of 2007

12 TV Shockers That Had Jaws Dropping

The Sopranos went out with a bada-wha?, a Desperate Housewife got hung up and the other scenes that had you glued to the tube. By Julia Wang

THE SOPRANOS

The Shocker: The series finale
After six seasons of therapy, extortion and Mob hits, the end finally came for Jersey crime boss Tony Soprano with a cut – to black, leaving fans wondering if their TiVo had malfunctioned as la famiglia sat down for dinner. So did they get whacked, or did life go on? No one's saying, but YouTube spoofs and message boards took the brunt of viewers' disappointment.