01 August 2010

[popcult] They Hated Patrick McGoohan After The Last Episode Of The Prisoner, Too.

Man, end one enigmatic series with an unsatisfying conclusion, and all of a sudden, they're all over you:

My very first tweet. I started this account just to let you know how disappointed I am in you.

That was just one of the "five meanest tweets" fired off at Damon Lindehof after the finalé of Lost.

You can read the rest here: http://blastr.com/2010/08/5-meanest-tweets-received.php

Disclosure: I never got the Lost habit. But the pop-cultural phenomenon was train-wreck fascinating.

When quirkly, popular shows end on an inscrutable note, fans can get ugly.

After the "Fall Out" episode of The Prisoner, it's said the Patrick McGoohan went into hiding for a short while. Out of necessity.

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