TV Club: Gravity Falls has the perfect ending

And with that, Gravity Falls came to an end. I can’t believe I’m saying this with a straight face, but it went by far, far too quickly.

As an action-packed conclusion, “Weirdmageddon 3: Take Back The Falls” recalls the series finales of classic animated shows like Justice League Unlimited and Avatar: The Last Airbender. Like JLU‘s “Alive!”/“Destroyer,” tonight’s episode goes out of its way to bring back as many characters as possible, with even tertiary supporting characters getting their own little moment to shine. Like the “Sozin’s Comet” arc, this and the other “Weirdmaggedon” entries make it clear just how impossibly powerful an adversary our ragtag heroes face, even while gradually revealing how our heroes could ultimately prevail. That I’m making those connections at all suggests just how vast Gravity Falls can be, as the show offers a finale that is every bit …

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