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After TLC gave Sarah Palin her own reality show, many wondered if it cable television had hit a new bottom. Then last month, the network announced plans to air a series about the Beehive Beauty Shop—that's right, a program devoted to Palin's favorite hair salon in Wasilla, Alaska—and America shook its collective head.

Big Hair Alaska debuted tonight when TLC aired back-to-back episodes for its series premiere. But since there were only two episodes in the entire series (seriously), tonight marked the series finale as well. Of course, an hour was still an hour more airtime than Big Hair Alaska deserved, as you can see for yourself in this four-minute highlight reel.