SPOILER ALARM: This blog post includes specifics of the last bout of “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.”
The series finale of CW’s “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” must respond to a major matter: Which of Rebecca’s three exes does she go for a gladly actually ever after?
In a “Bachelor”-style build, a week ago’s penultimate occurrence showed Rebecca (series superstar and co-creator Rachel Bloom) embark on great dates with each of the lady exes, all of whom remain madly in deep love with her. They choose that following outings, she must decide a single monogamous mate, for good.
Does which means that she ends up with Josh (Vincent Rodriguez III), the summer-camp really love whom left their on altar? Nathaniel (Scott Michael Foster), the wealthy lawyer who’s changed their manipulative tactics? Or Greg (Skylar Astin, who replaced Santino Fontana in Season 4), the dryly funny and newly sober restaurant owner who always seemed like Rebecca’s most compatible partner?
Better, “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” rejects this whole premise: She chooses no guy.
In the end, the critically-acclaimed series that invested four conditions (and 61 symptoms) parodying rom-coms, getting candid about urinary system problems and menstruation, working with severe issues of psychological state and emphasizing the importance of women relationship isn’t about to run and state “the conclusion” after Rebecca picks a man.
“The idea that there’s a destiny, that there’s a happy ending and there’s a hug right after which you’re ready, is not an effective content, actually, for women or guys,” claims collection co-creator Aline Brosh McKenna, whom wrote and directed the finale.
Instead, Rebecca chooses to invest a year getting solitary to obtain herself and follow her true love: Songwriting. Continue reading “‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ collection finale: exactly what occurred and exactly why”