Fans of ‘The Leftovers’ are still trying to figure out what the true meaning of the ending is.
The mysterious mystery drama The Leftovers had gained critical acclaim and been nominated for an Emmy Award, a Writers Guild of America Award, and a slew of other awards by the time it closed up its third and final season on HBO.
The Leftovers series was created by Damon Lindelof, the author of numerous supernatural shows and films such as Lost, Prometheus, and Watchmen.
The climactic resolution of The Leftovers, like the rest of Lindelof’s work, was cloaked in mystery and continues to puzzle viewers today.
In 2014, HBO premiered ‘The Leftovers.’
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The Leftovers is based on Tom Perrotta’s bestselling science fiction novel of the same name.
It takes place in the year 2011 in a post-apocalyptic world. Earth has experienced a global event known as the “Sudden Departure” a few years before the TV show’s timeline begins.
During this time, millions of people vanished from the face of the earth. The first season jumps right into the aftermath, with viewers trying to figure out what happened and why it happened.
Right before the premiere of The Leftovers, Lindelof told Vulture, “I got about a paragraph into [the novel]and instantly Amazon’d the book.” “I fell sincerely and passionately in love with the book when I received it. I think it was something I wanted to be a part of vicariously rather than merely enjoy as a consumer from the time I read the book’s logline.”
The final episode of ‘The Leftovers’ aired on June 4, 2017.
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The series begins with a central mystery: what happened to the 140 million people that disappeared in… This is a condensed version of the narrative. I hope you found it entertaining.