Critic’s Notebook: ‘The Big Bang Theory’ and the Long Goodbye: How Swan Songs Are Changing TV

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The monthslong send-offs for “Big Bang Theory,” “Game of Thrones” and other shows signal a new era in which fans have plenty of time to mourn. …

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