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Kyle XY will “mini” wrap-up on season three DVD

Kyle XY will mini wrap up on season three DVD [kyle1 1024 425x318] (IMAGE)

Well before going into the second season finale of ABC Family’s Kyle XY, we knew the fate of the series was sealed. The show was not getting a fourth season, so whatever we were left with at the end of season three was it. A lot of us who had invested in the show for three seasons hoped for a lot of resolution, but we all know we can’t expect these miracles when episodes are already wrapped and no contingency plans are put in place. So, we were left with that unsatisfying and unresolved cliffhanger with the Latnok conspiracy and … close curtain.

Last night, writer and Executive Producer of Kyle XY, Julie Plec, took to answering questions for a half hour or so on Twitter, following the series premiere of the new show she’s currently spending all of her waking (and non-waking) hours on: The Vampire Diaries. I threw a non-Diaries question at her: Would we see some resolution to Kyle XY in some way?

Her answer: “KyleXY season 3 dvd has a mini wrap-up.  It’s the best we could do given the circumstances.”

ABC Family reportedly responded earlier this year that there would be no TV movie to wrap everything up. Apparently they either didn’t count this “mini wrap-up” as a full-fledged movie, or it’s not something filmed at all. Could it be in the form of text-only, that we need to read on-screen? A simple voiceover,  accompanied by shots from previous episodes? Ms. Plec did mention some ideas at one point, though it’s not clear if that’s what we’ll be seeing in this feature.

There’s no street date for the third season DVD release, though you can be certain we’ll be giving that a look when it’s out. Being left with a cliffhanger to end a series is like a bad case of blueballs, so I’m about ready for the pain to be over.

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5 Responses to “Kyle XY will “mini” wrap-up on season three DVD”

September 11, 2009 at 2:03 PM

I thought the show was canceled after the first or second episode of season 3.

This show had one of the best first season ever, and then the show went down the drain. I even gave up on it and I love Matt Dallas. Frankly I’m glad it was canceled, what a mess it was!

However like The 4400, the show was once a big hit and should have been given the OK for at least a 90 minute DVD movie.

September 12, 2009 at 6:26 AM

At the very least, they could have the cast table-read a final script, Middleman-style.

September 27, 2009 at 5:50 PM

Please Somebody help us to bring back this amazing show!! Kyle XY is the best family show that I ever saw!! I have 28 so I have seem a lot!! we don’t see Programs with this kind of quality! you can learn a lot with every episode!! ABC family please reconsider!!! Save The Tragers Family!! Save This Show!!

KYLE XY is one of a kind… I don’t understand why shows like this end like that!! this is not right! I hope TV Manager reconsider to continue this wonderful show!! it really deserve it!

October 20, 2009 at 8:24 AM

Such a shame this show was cancelled. I absolutely loved every minute of it. I really wish it would come back for at least another two seasons!!! =(

November 12, 2009 at 2:44 PM

i loved all 3 seasons,and feel like the show never ended properly.such a shame,abc`s new series suck!!!