Film and TV

Burn Notice: A Final Tribute After a Shocking Death on the Series Finale

The series finale of the ever-popular USA Network spy show Burn Notice aired last Thursday. What began as a fun A-Team meets Miami Vice spy show, took a decidedly dark turn during its final couple of seasons as Michael Weston's final missions nearly swallowed him whole. For all the action, slick production and general good guys versus bad guys formula, BN had a few surprisingly complex characters and became much more than spy TV by the end. The producers managed to take some significant risks that mirrored the real-world struggles of Michael's conflicted hero spy persona.

Now, that enough time has gone by for BN fans to digest what happened, I felt like it was appropriate to pay tribute to the legend who was lost during that last episode. If you haven't watched the series finale, you might want to stop reading this like immediately as it will be filled with spoilers from the series ender.

Just to make sure we are clear...SPOILER ALERT...

OK, continue.

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Jeff Balke is a writer, editor, photographer, tech expert and native Houstonian. He has written for a wide range of publications and co-authored the official 50th anniversary book for the Houston Rockets.
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