After 37 years, iconic Aussie soap Neighbours finally came to a close tonight, and if social media was anything to go by, there wasn’t a dry eye in the house.

There was drama, laughs, and a whole lot of star-studded returns (some via video message) as Ramsay Street residents reunited for the legendary series’ final ever episode.

With the main plotline seeing Jarrod ‘Toadfish’ Rebecchi finally finding his happily ever after with Melanie Pearson, fans were also blessed with the return of some of the show’s biggest stars, including Kylie Minogue, Jason Donovan, Guy Pearce, Natalie Imbruglia, Margot Robbie, Delta Goodrem, and many more.

It didn’t take viewers long to get emotional over the show’s 90-minute finale special, with many taking to social media to express their feelings about the end of an era as the ep kicked off.

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“I got teary the second it started. I was only little when the show began. I may not have watched it constantly over the years, but it’s always been there. I’m going to miss switching over at 6.30pm during the week… Neighbours is going to be very sorely missed,” one fan penned on Twitter.

Another added, “So many in-jokes and throwback storylines. I only started watching in the late 1990s. I feel like I’m attending a 30-year school reunion at a school I didn’t go to.”

Diehard fans even gathered in Melbourne’s Federation Square to watch the final episode on the big screen.

We collectively shrieked over the return of Australia’s favourite couple, Scott and Charlene (Jason Donovan and Kylie Minogue), cried over the reuniting of Mike and Jane (Guy Pearce and Annie Jones) and gasped at the last-minute appearance of characters we lost over the years (RIP Harold!).

Check out all the things fans of the legendary show had to say as we all bid farewell to Australia’s most famous street (or court, as Sammy correctly pointed out).

Vale, Neighbours, you will be missed!

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