Quote nymph: What a waste of 9 years of my time!! The writing was terrible the last year, none of the plots made any sense, and now Reva and Josh go off into the sunset??????? What about Jeffrey???????????? So many loose ends, you could tell that the writers were tired. the Jonathan character is the ONLY one that can truly ACT. And all that outdoor shooting, what gives with that anyway???? The whole show was a collossal bore, I watched it because of my sick mother, and endured the rediculousness of the plots for a connection to my mom. thank goodness that part of my life is now over.
While you certainly are entitled to your own point of view, I will disagree with you. First of all while Tom P. is certainly a fine actor, GL was filled with many many TALENTED actors. One such talented actor is KIM ZIMMER who won 4 EMMY'S. GINA T., ROBERT NEWMAN, MAUVE KINKAID, TINA SLONE, and the actors who played RICK, BETH, BUZZ, BILLY, BILL, LIZZIE, HARLEY, GUS, OLIVIA, & ALAN to name just a few. I have watched GL for over 40 years and I loved the ending. TPTB tried very hard to tie up as many loose ends as they could with the exception of HARLEY, ALAN-MICHAEL, HOPE, MIKE, & RITA. While the JEFFERY/EDMUND outcome was disappointing to some TPTB did address their secret-agaent cat & mouse assassin game when EDMUND said they could do this endlessly(basically until one or both are dead). TPTB want us to believe that JEFFERY is most "alive" when he is in a dangerous situation and protecting the ones he loves. Reva & JOSH got their "ALWAYS" and so did many other couples who had tumultuous pasts. There were a couple of suprises to me with HOLLY & ED taking a trip around the world, MELINDA SUE reuniting with DR. RICK, and finally with FLETCHER READE(in his ever-present hat) coming for ALEXANDRA. Overall I think TPTB gave most of the long-time fans what they really wanted and according to KZ's most recent interview MOST fans(60%) wanted a reunion with JOSH & REVA and wanted them to get their ALWAYS. That couple has many fans due to their history, although many fans got off the JOSHUA wagon when TPTB paired CASSIE & JOSH(one of the WORST ever pairings besides NICK & PHYLLIS IMHO in soap opera history). However according to KZ REVA & JEFF had a 40% approval. Overall, I was very pleased, sorry we ALL couldn't be happy with the finale. Maybe the next finale will be a better ending because I say this with a heavy heart GL will only be the first of quite a few I'M afraid. PEACE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!