ABC Family opted not to renew Bunheads earlier this summer, much to the tears of the dance-drama's fans. But they weren't the only ones who felt a little shortchanged by the abrupt ending. The cast and creator Amy Sherman-Palladino became a family while in production-- a family as close as that little, fictional Paradise town. And they wanted to get together professionally one last time to pay tribute to what they had created in their rare teen drama that was not angst-ridden or sensationalized with teachable moments, but also to the fans.
Sherman-Palladino and those of her cast who were available (including Bailey Buntain, Julia Goldani-Telles, and Kaitlyn Jenkins, who could not perform due to an injury) spent some time choreographing and filming one last dance number. The cameras rolled as everyone was gathering in the studio, hugging and reconnecting after not seeing each other for a little bit. That display of affection is as beautiful and moving as the dance that follows.
Take a look at Bunheads' good-bye in the video above.
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