I shed tears. You were special, and now, where o where are thou?
You had the loveliest friends, because of whom you were not alone.
The final, 6th season, was a truncated one, 6 episodes in all. All involved knew the series had run its course, so the emphasis was on the caper of capers, concluding its run as elegantly as it began.
Neal -- you lived up to everyone's expectations.
Neal Cafferty though. You were charm coupled with elegance and intelligence the way only a caper crook can be.
At least there's that very different NYC crime show, Elementary, which covers so much more ground than plutocratic Manhattan, though there's no dearth of plutocrats, yet is as dependably entertaining and clever as White Collar ever was. The wit is different; it includes a social commentary which manages to speak truth to power, such as banks and other foolishnesses with which we fool ourselves as to who we are.