‘How to Get Away with Murder’ Final Season: Fans Don’t Want to Say Goodbye
In a behind-the-scenes featurette, the stars of How to Get Away with Murder spoke to ABC about the final season of the show. The network posted the promo on Twitter and posed the question, “How do we say goodbye to How to Get Away with Murder?” Spoiler alert — fans don’t want to! They piped up with reactions ranging from nostalgia to denial. With that in mind, we have compiled some of the best tweets from fans.
‘How To Get Away With Murder’: The final season
How to Get Away with Murder premiered in 2014 amid electric critical and audience buzz. The show, which came out of Shonda Rhimes’s ShondaLand production studio, was eagerly anticipated by fans of Rhimes’s Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal. The salacious new series did not disappoint.
Now, How to Get Away with Murder is entering the final stretch, with just six remaining episodes in the series. By the finale, the drama will have run for six seasons and 90 episodes, with the magnetic actress Viola Davis at the center of every juicy story.
As the series makes the final approach, adoration for How to Get Away with Murder and its stars has been pouring in on Twitter, with comments like this: “No show could top this one.”
Another fan echoed the sentiment, tweeting, “[The show] will go down in history as one [of] the best of the best on TV!”
How can fans say goodbye to ‘How To Get Away With Murder’?
In the behind-the-scenes promo that ABC posted, the stars of How to Get Away with Murder shared heartfelt and introspective reactions. The caption asked fans how to say goodbye and they obliged with a variety of colorful responses.
About how to bid farewell to the show, one fan answered, “We don’t. We need a spin-off.”
Considering ShondaLand’s success with the Grey’s Anatomy spin-off, Private Practice, which lasted for six seasons, a How to Get Away with Murder spin-off is not beyond the realm of possibility. The producers of the show have not announced any plans to move forward with any of the How to Get Away with Murder characters in a new series. Still, fans continue to hold out hope for more stories about the Keating Five.
“Now you know that I don’t want to say goodbye. Period,” tweeted one viewer.
When will the final episodes of ‘How To Get Away With Murder’ air?
How to Get Away with Murder returns on Thursday, April 2, on ABC. The marketing push has billed Season 6 as “The Killer Final Season,” and so far it is living up to the name. True to form, the winter finale ended with a stunning death and an even more startling return by a character previously thought to be deceased.
With yet another key character dead and at least one arisen, the legal drama has plenty of loose ends to tie up before the series finale, which is currently slated to air on May 14. How to Get Away with Murder airs on Thursdays at 10 p.m. on ABC, and fans can catch up on previous seasons of the show on Netflix.