“But we also wanted to put an explosive punctuation to the end of the series, if that’s what we were doing, and instead it was an explosive punctuation to the end of the season. And as season enders go, it’s pretty big for us.”
As Duff indicated above, the events of this Wednesday’s eventful hour were originally conceived to serve as a series finale, seeing as “TNT was so unsure about whether or not they were going to pick up the series” for Season 6, he shares.
Source and more: TVLine
As it is, Major Crimes was eventually renewed for Season 6. Will S6 be the last in the series, or can the TNT drama reach SEVEN seasons? Stay tuned…