Over the course of its three-year run, The Leftovers has become a thought-provoking, meditative look at life and loss. It’s a show that can handle weighty themes like death and faith, but at times be comical and grounded, all while maintaining a rich, complex mythos within the world of show. As they gear up for the series finale next week, A.V. Club staffers Alex McLevy and Josh Modell reflect on the final season and discuss whether or not it’s the best the show has ever done.

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