Timeless revived for two-part series finale, wants to get Rufus back

NBC hasn’t uncancelled Timeless but it is giving the show a chance to say goodbye

Being a fan of NBC’s Timeless is something of a rollercoaster ride of cancellations and uncancellations that feels like it will never end. Now there’s one final twist in the tale, and while it may not be the news we were hoping for, it is good news.

Deadline reports that the fan-favourite sci-fi show has been given the go-ahead for a two-part series finale, which creators Shawn Levy and Eric Kripke had been pushing for in the wake of its most recent cancellation to allow them to say goodbye and tie up the loose ends. And that Rufus thing was a pretty big loose end, dammit.

They said, “While we wish we could’ve made another dozen seasons of Timeless, this is the next best thing. We’re thrilled to take the Lifeboat out for one last spin and bring closure to our story. The studio, network, cast and crew are all doing this for one reason only: the fans. Because they deserve it. Because the fans made this happen and we thank them for their passion, support and helicopters. So? You guys want to get Rufus back or what?”

This does look like it will actually be the final farewell for Timeless, as NBC had tried shopping the time-travel show around to no avail. It’s sad that it’s going, but at least its devoted fanbase will have a little closure.

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