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6 bizarre alternate endings to Serial, as crafted by the listeners

Always blame the Mail Kimp Kid.

HAVE YOU LISTENED to the Serial finale yet? Are you willing to accept that it’s over now? We’re not.

For the past 12 weeks, millions of people across the world have been hooked on the story of Adnan Syed, a Baltimore man found guilty in 2000 of murdering his ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee.

Journalist Sarah Koenig crafted an unmissable, immersive series, that had everyone who listened to it looking a little bit like this:

beforeserial Source: Twitter

Without spoiling anything, the ending was…divisive. Some people were satisfied at the series’ conclusion, while some wanted the loose ends to be tied up just a little bit neater.

Some unsatisfied listeners have come up with their own alternate endings for the podcast – here are some of the more ridiculous ones.

1. Adnan escapes, a la Shawshank

2. Sarah and Adnan are actually the same person

3. Sarah and Jay lock horns, Sopranos-style

4. Sarah and Adnan run off together

5. The whole thing is in Sarah’s head

6. And, of course, the Mail Kimp Kid did it

So, tell us – were you happy with the Serial finale?

Poll Results:

Yes, it was just what I expected (186)
No, it was completely unsatisfying (104)

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