Fans have praised Catastrophe's "poignant" ending as creators and stars Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney bid farewell to the hit show with a tribute to the late Carrie Fisher.

The Channel 4 sitcom aired its finale on Tuesday night (February 12), and Irish star Horgan had previously promised it would be "emotional".

Star Wars icon Fisher, who played Delaney's mother Mia on the show, died before the fourth and final series was filmed.

In the finale, Sharon and Rob arrive in the US on a family holiday to find out that Fisher's character has died suddenly, forcing them to reassess their relationship as they organise her funeral.

The show, which followed the couple's rocky relationship from an unplanned pregnancy to marriage, went full circle as Sharon revealed to Rob that she's expecting again.

Fans praised the show for it's emotional gut punch, with many saying the finale was "perfect".

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