Its director Kim Gavin said it was London calling the world - for a party.
But have we had a bit too much joy?
Brits certainly seemed in a tetchy mood if their tweets were anything to go by - with many deciding the closing ceremony was a flop within minutes of the show starting.
Former Home Secretary Jacqui Smith didn't seem to be enjoying herself either, tweeting
For us, the jury's still out, at least until the Spice Girls come on.
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