‘The Undoing’ Finale Has Some Fans Ready to Apologize and Others Wanting a Spinoff

by Jeremy Spirogis
Noma Dumezweni Hugh Grant

How about that collection finale? For 5 weeks, The Undoing constructed up suspense about who killed Elena Alves to the purpose the place some viewers started to suspect a baby. If this have been a real-life prevalence, there could be “trial of the century” vibes written throughout it.

Week by week, followers watched Grace attempt to come to phrases with Jonathan’s affair whereas feeling the strain from her father, the detectives, and their lawyer. Flashbacks, sneaky actions, and shock reveals punctuated the storyline, however episode 6 lastly wrapped up its tough plot and closed the ebook on many fan theories.

Now that The Undoing is finished with its sixth and ultimate episode, some viewers jokingly wish to make amends with one character and others are clamoring for a derivative collection.

[Spoiler alert: This article comprises spoilers for the season finale of The Undoing titled “The Bloody Truth”]

Noma Dumezweni Hugh Grant 'The Undoing'
Noma Dumezweni as Haley Fitzgerald, Hugh Grant as Jonathan Fraser in ‘The Undoing’ | Niko Tavernise/HBO

‘The Undoing’ revealed the true killer

From the start of the TV collection, there have been followers who anticipated an ending that was not like the novel. Grace’s tears and hints at a potential relationship with Elena made her a suspect in some viewers’ minds. By the top of episode 5, the hammer in Henry’s violin case prompted ideas that he both was overlaying for one in all his mother and father or was a handy scapegoat.

The penultimate episode additionally offered Grace and the viewers with juicy however terrifying bits about Jonathan’s backstory. His mom laid it out. Sociopathy confirmed. Still, there have been some who purchased Jonathan’s lie that he didn’t kill Elena.

But the finale modified all that. Even earlier than the state of affairs of her homicide performed out, his willingness to accuse his baby of the crime or throw anybody else underneath the bus was the largest pink flag. That was the final straw for Grace and it’s the deed that unleashed her willingness to plot in opposition to him. It labored.

The reality about Jonathan got here out, and he was responsible of violence, rage, and homicide, identical to he was within the ebook.

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Fans needed to let go of Sylvia idea

Gripped by the thriller, many followers grew to become newbie detectives and ran with the concept that Sylvia was one way or the other a part of the homicide plot. Mentions of Lily Rabe’s penchant for taking part in villains and questions on Sylvia’s whereabouts fed into the thought that she was the killer.

Now that it’s been proven she was actual (not a figment of Grace’s psyche) and the last word ride-or-die friend, some are prepared to eat their phrases.

Twitter are Reddit are stuffed feedback comparable to “Sylvia deserves all the apologies for the way we treated her,” and “Lol, y’all treated Sylvia so wrong. She was only being a good friend and I told y’all she does exist! I mean multiple people actually saw and talked to her…”

Lily Rabe and Nicole Kidman in 'The Undoing'Lily Rabe and Nicole Kidman in 'The Undoing'
Lily Rabe and Nicole Kidman in ‘The Undoing’ | David Giesbrecht/HBO

Some viewers desire a Haley Fitzgerald spinoff present

Social media customers have been additionally impressed by Noma Dumezweni’s efficiency as Jonathan’s no-nonsense lawyer. On Instagram, one commenter wrote, “What we need now is a Hailey Fitzgerald HBO series! You are such a phenomenal actor and your presence on screen is both huge and subtle all at once…brilliant!”

Some wish to see Haley Fitzgerald deal with new instances whereas concurrently checking her privileged purchasers’ egos and expectations. On Reddit, one fan mused, “Man, I’d really enjoy if they made a show revolving around the lawyer’s character.”

Another agreed, including, “Yeah this would be a great spinoff. She had panache for days.” Currently, there’s no phrase on whether or not The Undoing will pull a Big Little Lies and drop a second season, however followers can maintain out for some model of a brand new installment.

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