Though there were plenty of jaw-dropping, credulity-stretching scenes in the Season 5 finale, they were shocking for all the wrong reasons. In the blink of an eye, five years of character development has fallen by the wayside.
While episodes dealing with finances or computer hacking generally make my eyes glaze over, what "Shadow Walker" excelled at was emphasizing the family dynamic between Nikita, Michael, Birkhoff and Alex.
Another decade dance, another drama. As "Vampire Diaries" fans know, death is always around the corner, but no one could have predicted what went down during tonight's episode -- when we bid farewell to one of our favorite characters.