But in the meantime, here's someone who nailed it. This is a video uploaded 4/23 in which someone speculated how the series would end:
And here's the same video, posted by the same person, with an embedded frame comparing it to the actual ending:
It really did end as it began.
As for the blubbering, I think I would have been fine except for the dog.
What is it about the dog?
(UPDATE: After a couple of viewings, it's clear that the "predicted" ending is the first 108 seconds of the series pilot run backwards. Hardly a stretch of the imagination, but cool nonetheless.)