She needs Sylvia to do something for her. By the end of The Undoing’s final episode, Jonathan has become such a cartoonish villain that any satisfaction that might have been provided by the pivot to the original suspect is gone. He grabbed it and hit her once. Discuss: The Undoing finale: That ending broken down and other questions answered, Senate passes $1.9 trillion COVID package. The Undoing Season 1 Episode 6 … Susanne Bier breaks down how she approached telling the final episode of the HBO murder mystery 'The Undoing.' She just wants what’s best for him at the end of the day. By Danielle Turchiano, Variety. The Undoing killer revealed — see the best reactions. By Danielle Turchiano, Variety. Sylvia runs after Grace and walks out of the courthouse with her. However, both Kelley and director Susanne Bier have made comments that leave the door open at least a tiny sliver. He is cross-examined and is asked why he didn’t call the police. There are various ways to interpret the show's title, since lives, marriages and long-held narratives all come undone. The charming British accent probably didn't hurt either. Meghan O’Keefe, Decider news.com.au December 1, 2020 7:34am By Olivia Ovenden. That’s when Jonathan snapped. The prosecutor forces her hand and gets her to talk about the little sister. If we did the extended life of Grace Fraser beyond this season of The Undoing, maybe we'd get into that reconstruction part.". But then there’s the 911 call, which the prosecutor plays for everyone to hear. We should start with a reminder: It’s the finale. Related News – Check out some more news on The Undoing, including why we won’t get another season within this world. Hugh Grant breaks down ‘The Undoing’ finale and reveals whether Jonathan is a sociopath. Deep, deep, oh-so-deep denial. And why did so many viewers miss the clues? The HBO mini-series came to an end on Sunday (29 November), with … After six episodes that had the internet spinning endless theories about who murdered Elena Alves and why, we finally learned the killer's identity in Sunday's final episode, The Bloody Truth. Henry begs his dad to stop and let him out. She also notes that Henry could be arrested for obstructing justice and advises not to turn over the hammer. Entertain your brain with the coolest news from streaming to superheroes, memes to video games. Grace admits she was “terrified in the moment” and was “startled.”. He doesn’t believe this murder is going to be his legacy. The prosecutor doesn’t hold back. But presumably Sylvia is advising Grace how to take the stand with savvy and implicate her cheating narcissist of a husband, who at that point in the trial seems likely to be acquitted. Turns out, Henry ran it through the dishwasher to protect his dad. "The Undoing" on HBO ended my finally revealing who killed Elena Alves—and it seems the answer was hiding in plain sight the whole time. Warning: Major, major spoilers ahead. Miguel admits that they argued and told his teachers that his parents fought and it scared him. The Undoing finale has aired, confirming who killed Elena Alves. ", I owe every character an apology #TheUndoing pic.twitter.com/Wn5J3cBczx, i need to apologize to Sylvia, Elena’s Husband, Franklin, and Henry...in that order. And as Grace suggests to more than one patient, the mind can go to great lengths to deny information that conflicts with truths we don't want to see, especially when those truths involve loved ones. And, while the final question of who killed Elena Alves was cleared up in the breathtaking season finale, viewers were left with many burning questions. Did you think that this was the right reveal in the end? Jonathan’s prepared for Grace to hug him, but she runs with Henry. But for the purposes of this run, it was more about the thriller aspect," he told The New York Times. Sylvia gets up and leaves to go to the bathroom where she runs into the prosecutor. And from that title alone, it's now easy to look back and think we should have. The Undoing, which was based on Jean Hanff Korelitz’s 2014 novel You Should Have Known, got the stamp of approval from celebrities long before the finale aired. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. — Issa Rae (@IssaRae) November 28, 2020. Jonathan has taken Henry on a drive. He told Elena to stay away from his family. Hugh Grant discusses The Undoing finale and the gruesome scene that was cut. HBO's latest high society murder mystery has finally finished coming undone. She needs Sylvia to do something for her. The cops close in on them. The Undoing, which was based on Jean Hanff Korelitz’s 2014 novel You Should Have Known, got the stamp of approval from celebrities long before the finale aired. The prosecutor doesn’t hold back. When Elena refused to believe Jonathan, he threw her head against the wall multiple times. The prosecutor brings up what Grace said earlier about Jonathan not being violent and talks about the night at the beach house when Jonathan grabbed Grace by the neck. It appears Grace's initial inclination to believe in her husband's innocence is her defense against the horrifying reality she knows deep down. Like, where did Grace get her now-iconic coats? The series finale picks up where the last episode ended: Grace finding the … I can’t believe Donald Sutherland’s eyebrows don’t get a separate cast credit in #TheUndoing, Wrote one another, "Are we SURE the killer wasn't Donald Sutherland's eyebrows?! Grace then reveals that she spoke to Jonathan’s mom recently. What started as a tense exploration of the social hierarchy at an expensive private school in … She says that Jonathan is a “gentle man” and a “man of empathy.”, When she’s cross-examined, that’s where things take a turn. Like really, really big ones, including the biggest one of the whole series. Henry grabs his dad’s hand and begs Jonathan not to jump. “You will never hurt me. Later, Jonathan texts Henry that he’s missing him. Haley asks how Grace knows this. The rom-com legend reflects on his role in … Tribune Content Agency | Nov 30, 2020 at 12:31 PM . ‘The Undoing’ premiered on HBO on October 25, 2020, and more episodes in the six-episodic series aired every Sunday from 9 pm ET to 10 pm ET. Let's put on our flowy Stevie Nicks-style coats, stroll through (an oddly empty) Central Park and dive in, shall we? Jonathan says he panicked and went home. When it comes to tying up loose ends, The Undoing had more ground to cover in Sunday’s series finale than one of Grace Fraser’s marathon evening strolls. Performer of … Before he leaves, Jonathan goes to see Henry in his room. No one wants to believe that someone who, by all accounts, has devoted his life to healing could so recklessly and brutally take a life. “I didn’t want him to get caught.” He knew that she would turn over the weapon, and Jonathan would go to prison. Will there … When Grace and Franklin arrive at the courthouse, Grace gets a text that Henry didn’t show up to school. Sylvia runs after Grace and walks out of the courthouse with her. Leading up to the Sunday finale of HBO’s hit limited series “ The Undoing ,” countless theories about the prestige whodunit sprouted up on the internet, namely concerning … © 2021 CNET, A RED VENTURES COMPANY. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. The night of the murder, Jonathan went to visit Elena. "Do you not tell patients," the prosecutor asks Grace during cross-examination, "that sometimes they so want to believe in their partners that they choose to un-know things? 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SPOILER ALERT: Do not read if you have not yet watched the series finale of “The Undoing.” When Hugh Grant’s wife, Anna Eberstein, saw an early cut of his latest television projec… Later that night, Grace talks with Henry. Jonathan is trying to blame Grace for this and Haley claps back that this is all his fault because he didn’t get rid of the hammer. Jonathan opens up about how he became close to Miguel when Miguel was battling cancer. The Undoing provides enough viable suspects with motivation for wanting Elena dead that it isn't a foregone conclusion until the finale (unless you've read the book) who murdered her. Grace defends him initially, but the prosecutor leans in. When Sylvia ran into the prosecutor in the bathroom, she had to have given her a hint about the sister.). "Susanne Bier and I both loved the part of the book where Grace was rebuilding herself after her world fell apart. The following contains spoilers through the season finale of The Undoing… “You murdered a person,” Henry cries. When she gets off the stand, she stares Jonathan down. “I don’t believe you could have done this,” Grace says to him. Grace turns the courtroom upside down and says Jonathan’s mom told her that Jonathan suffered “neither guilt nor grief” about his sister’s death, that Jonathan doesn’t know how to suffer or show remorse. (There were just so many shots of her that seemed to say, "Look at me! The finale of David E Kelley and Susanne Bier's The Undoing (Sky Atlantic/ HBO) contains a big reveal alright – but it isn’t a bombshell regarding the killer of Elena Alves (Matilda De Angelis). You will never leave me,” Elena said. The Undoing has been slowly unraveling each twist in its season-long murder mystery over the past five weeks, with shocking reveals and red herrings galore. But was the series finale a bit too predictable? Kelley, while stressing a second season has never been the intent, did tease what it could tackle. Grace goes on and on about how Jonathan is a healer, he saves people’s lives, and she’s never observed Jonathan to be violent. Jonathan talks to Grace privately and tries to blame Henry. He doesn’t think he did. During his testimony, Grace sees a flash of memory: Jonathan cleaning his bloody shirt. The Undoing finale picks up where the penultimate episode left off. We did joke about it on set," Bier told OprahMag.com. Twitter reacts to the big reveal and that very tense ending. Grace then reveals that she spoke to Jonathan’s mom recently. He tells her that he found it in the outdoor fireplace at the beach house just after they got there. Jonathan is trying to blame Grace for this and Haley claps back that this is all his fault because he didn’t get rid of the hammer. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. She was the mother of his former patient Miguel -- and of his own infant daughter. ", And, of course, drop a constant stream of red herrings suggesting the murderer could be Grace or Grace's dad Franklin (Donald Sutherland) or son (Noah Jupe) or friend Sylvia (Lily Rabe). 'The Undoing' Finale Recap: "Not Loving the Vibe Here Team" The hammer-wielding, siren-screeching ending is here! 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When Grace speaks to Franklin, he wonders how she can’t see what’s happening right in front of her with Jonathan. That sometimes the truth of who and what they married gets distorted by the desperation of what they want to be married to? Watch closely in the final episode as Jonathan suggests son Henry might have killed Elena in an attempt to keep his fractured family together, and you can see a subtle shift happening in Grace. After weeks of us dreaming up theories the killer was finally revealed - and the book was right, we should have known. “The Bloody Truth,” the series finale of HBO’s ‘The Undoing,’ starring Hugh Grant and Nicole Kidman, made some questionable choices in both its plot and its details. When she gets off the stand, she stares Jonathan down. Spoilers ahead for The Undoing finale.Many viewers suspected that Jonathan killed Elena from the beginning, but The Undoing's finale episode confirmed it. During his drive with Henry, Jonathan continues to become more erratic. Hugh Grant out here murdering his cancer patient’s mom whom he has a baby with from an adulterous relationship, while blaming his own child for murdering her and ruining countless lives at every turn and I’m like....#TheUndoing pic.twitter.com/PdRSdLWxi9. It also cemented the show as a psychological thriller more than the twist-filled whodunnit many viewers have come to expect from mysteries. What did you think about the events of The Undoing series finale? During a break, Fernando goes off on Haley, Jonathan, and Grace. Up until the last 10 or 15 minutes of the finale, it was still easy to believe Jonathan had been falsely accused -- until he set off with Henry on the creepiest father-son road trip ever, getting more crazed with every swerve of the family SUV. The other car swerves before there’s a collision. But was the series finale a … She told Jonathan that Henry could be great for Miguel, like a big brother. She asks Grace what Jonathan’s mom said about how Jonathan handled his sister’s death. Sky. "Of course you wonder what comes after this is over. The prosecutor forces her hand and gets her to talk about the little sister. Jonathan killed Elena and felt no remorse at all. The Undoing‘s series finale, “The Bloody Truth,” will premiere on HBO and HBO Max on Sunday, November 29, 2020.Meaning, tonight! Best of TVLine. He goes over a bridge and drives over the yellow line. Hugh Grant's masterfully manipulative Jonathan also turns up the awww-shucks charm in that special Hugh Grant-ey, head-cocked, romantic-lead kind of way. HBO miniseries The Undoing, starring Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant as a rich Manhattan couple in big legal trouble, is over. The story of Jonathan, Grace, and Henry Fraser is over, and by the skin of their teeth, they all lived to the end. Once The Undoing moved entirely into courtroom-drama territory, it started to lose some steam. Haley says she’s going to move for a mistrial. She asks about the night of Elena’s death and probes him about whether or not he woke up during the night. She also asks about Fernando and Elena’s arguing. The courtroom battle will be coming to a close, and with that, we should finally learn the truth about what happened to Elena.It’s going to be something that has some jaws on the floor, and could change the world of Grace and her family forever. The Undoing's Jonathan turns on son Henry and Grace freezes on the stand in nail-biting first look at series finale. Tribune Content Agency | Nov 30, 2020 at 12:31 PM . Leading up to the Sunday finale of HBO’s hit limited series “ The Undoing ,” countless theories about the prestige whodunit sprouted up on the internet, namely concerning the question: Who killed Elena Alves (Matilda De Angelis)? So to protect herself, her marriage, her son and her basic assumptions about people and pretty much the entire world, Grace keeps herself in a state of denial -- until she simply can't any longer. Jonathan speeds towards a red light and barely misses a tractor-trailer. Henry flips out that his own dad is accusing him of murder. Jonathan then stops the car and climbs the bridge. Grace calls Sylvia to go on a walk. Nicole Kidman as Grace Fraser in The Undoing. ", HBO clearly angled The Undoing as a limited series, so a second season seems unlikely. Jonathan steps down from the bridge ledge, while Grace grabs Henry. The story of Jonathan, Grace, and Henry Fraser is over, and by the skin of their teeth, they all lived to the end. She demands to know why he didn’t tell her. But heading into this Sunday’s fin… After six episodes that … The final episode ‘The Bloody Truth’ dropped on Sunday, November 29, 2020, and now, the series is … In the hours leading up the final episode of HBO’s miniseries The Undoing, theories bounced around like Spaldeens in a barrel: Whodunit? She says that she does see what’s going on and vows to fix what’s been undone.