Five Possible Finales for Oprah to End her Show


Rose agreed that there would be some type of clip reel. "The producers will most likely take the opportunity to remind viewers why she's so special," she said. "This show defined not only Oprah Winfrey but a generation of daytime talk."

The Big Give

Winfrey has given away cars, trips and everything in between, leaving her fans screaming and crying, often at the same time. She even had a short-lived reality show called "Oprah's Big Give." Her final show could see her giving away her biggest gift yet.

"She certainly could use this as another opportunity to give back, through gifts or trips or just the emotional trip," Rose said.

Furlong disagrees. "I don't think she needs to send anyone else to Australia," she said. "Now, it's just about reflections. It's the end of Oprah as we've known her for 25 years."

Farewell Chicago

After Winfrey's final show, she'll leave Chicago to live in California full-time. She'll be leaving behind a loyal and dedicated staff.

Furlong would like to see Winfrey say goodbye to her staff much the way Jay Leno said goodbye to his, by bringing out the entire group and their families. "It's going to be really hard," she said. "If she'll have that moment, that's a huge goodbye."

Furlong also thinks Winfrey's staff will try to find some way to surprise her for the last show. "Much as Oprah hates surprises, I'm sure they will find a way to do something amazing."

Goodbye 'Oprah Winfrey Show,' Hello OWN

Up to now, Winfrey has been hush-hush about what kind of show she'll be doing on her new network OWN.

But Furlong and Rose both said she needed to use her final show as a launching pad for her next show.

"It's important for her to use that as a final platform to say, 'I'm not leaving, I'm just moving,'" Rose said. " She needs her audience to follow her there for OWN to become the success she hopes it will be."

Added Furlong, "It'd be nice to see a clip of what she's working on to get people excited."

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