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A kind of epilogue where we're shown what happens to the characters, places and/or the setting after the series.
It usually gets about a minute or two during the last extended credits of a Grand Finale, or a less intrusive version of the closing credits may roll over it.
A staple of the Very Loosely Based on a True Story films, it differs from a Distant Finale in that we get little flashes (such as photographs, still frames, little captions, narration/voiceover, or a Montage of individual clips) that tell us what happened to the characters, instead of a full scene with dialogue or character interaction.
If it shows how each character meets his maker, a Deadly Distant Finale. If it happens while the credits are rolling, it might be Creative Closing Credits.
In video games, this may be done in form of a dynamic Modular Epilogue.
How We Got Here is the exact opposite of this trope.
TONIGHT: OTHER MUSIC PRESENTS THE FIELD This is one party we've been waiting for and the day is finally here!