Jennifer Robertson on Playing Jocelyn in ‘Schitt’s Creek’ and the Series Finale

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Schitt’s Creek concluded its six-season run on April 7. The collection finale was a triumph in TV and an ideal sendoff for the present’s beloved characters. In the present, Jennifer Robertson performed Jocelyn Schitt. Showbiz Cheat Sheet just lately caught up with Robertson over electronic mail to debate her time on Schitt’s Creek and the collection finale.

[Spoiler Alert: This article incorporates spoilers for the collection finale of Schitt’s Creek.]

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How Jennifer Robertson grew to become concerned with the present

Showbiz Cheat Sheet: The “Best Wishes, Warmest Regards” documentary confirmed a number of the forged members’ auditions. What was the audition course of like for you and what was it like discovering out you have been forged as Jocelyn?

Jennifer Robertson: I used to be struggling to seek out work in LA. The week I auditioned for Schitt’s Creek I used to be in search of half time jobs to assist pay the payments. The day I came upon I booked the position of Jocelyn was nice for thus many causes, primarily as a result of I liked the position!

Showbiz Cheat Sheet: Over the previous few years, and particularly within the final 12 months, the present developed an enormous fan base. What do you suppose units Schitt’s Creek aside from different sitcoms?

Jennifer Robertson: I believe what lots of the followers say they admire concerning the present is its coronary heart. People actually linked with the world and its inhabitants.

What it was prefer to play Jocelyn on ‘Schitt’s Creek’

Showbiz Cheat Sheet: What was your favourite half about enjoying Jocelyn? 

Jennifer Robertson: I liked all the emotions effervescent beneath the floor of Jocelyn’s smile. And I liked it when she unraveled in Season four after the newborn!

Showbiz Cheat Sheet: Do you’ve got a favourite scene or a second you’re probably the most happy with from the final season?

Jennifer Robertson: Singing one final time with the Jazzagals for the marriage. Most of the Jazzagals are skilled singers, I’m NOT, so I get numerous assist from the remainder of the women (and our arranger/conductor Aaron) studying the harmonies. Love my Jazzagals!

Jennifer Robertson on the ‘Schitt’s Creek’ collection finale

Showbiz Cheat Sheet: Since actors aren’t current to look at each scene when filming, what was the ultimate desk learn prefer to expertise?

Jennifer Robertson: The FINAL TABLE READ! (she begins sobbing) I believe that was when it hit all of us that the collection was ending. I imply…we knew…however when characters began saying goodbye to one another in that episode, all of us grew to become very emotional.

Showbiz Cheat Sheet: Did you find yourself taking Jocelyn’s wig from set?

Jennifer Robertson: I didn’t take the wig. I do have some gadgets from the Schitt House, a black chicken from when David re-decorated the Blouse Barn, and a kitten sweatshirt after all!

Showbiz Cheat Sheet: The finale is open-ended and viewers don’t see the place every character finally ends up. If you needed to guess what every character, particularly Jocelyn, can be doing six months to a 12 months from the finale, what do you suppose their lives can be like?

Jennifer Robertson: That’s a tricky query. I believe day after day Jocelyn’s life would look very related, educating, the choir, protecting Rolly in verify. But I believe she is a way more assured model of herself due to Moira.

Now that ‘Schitt’s Creek’ is formally over…

Showbiz Cheat Sheet: Now that the finale has aired, what’s it like trying again on the expertise from the previous six years?

Jennifer Robertson: I’m filled with a lot gratitude for the final 6 years. It was an exquisite trip, and I’ll miss everybody.

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Showbiz Cheat Sheet: Rizwan Manji posted on Instagram that the forged had a “Finale Party” on Zoom. What was it like reconnecting with everybody just about after ending filming?

Jennifer Robertson: We did all hop on Zoom for the finale. We agreed to mute our mics for the present as a result of there was a time delay, individuals weren’t muting, so everybody was shouting “Who’s not muted?” There have been technical difficulties after all, and children and canines working into body. Lots of laughing, shouting and crying. Your common household Zoom name!

Showbiz Cheat Sheet: Now that Schitt’s Creek is over, do you’ve got the rest deliberate?

Jennifer Robertson: Yes! A month after we wrapped Schitt’s Creek I started capturing a brand new collection for Netflix referred to as Ginny and Georgia it is going to be coming to Netflix this summer season.

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