Memorable TV Farewells

As Oprah bids her viewers goodbye after 25 years on TV, INSIDE EDITION remembers other unforgettable TV farewells.

It's so hard to say goodbye! Through the years we've bid farewell to our most beloved shows.

Mary Tyler Moore threw her hat up for the last time in 1977, and ended The Mary Tyler Moore Show with an emotional group hug with her cast mates!

In 1983, 106 million viewers, a record beat only by the Super Bowl, watched the now-classic final episode of M.A.S.H.

And who could forget when Cliff Huxtable finally fixed his pesky doorbell as The Cosby Show signed off in 1992. Bill Cosby, Cliff, and Phylicia Rashad, Cliff's wife Clair, broke TV's invisible fourth wall and walked off the set to the applause of the studio audience.    

That same year, America's favorite late night talk show host Johnny Carson ended his show after 30 years. Carson kept it simple, sitting on a stool, as he bid farewell to 50 million viewers.

"I bid you a very heartfelt good night," he said to the camera.

After 11 seasons of Cheers there was one last drink at the bar where everybody knows your name.

The final episode of Seinfeld left millions of fans scratching their heads with the gloomy finale episode, which ended with the entire cast in a jail cell.
Now, Oprah's last show joins the annals of great television goodbyes.