Top 3 questions before the Big Little Lies finale
How will Big Little Lies answer all these questions with only one episode left?
1. WHO DID IT?
We know that there’s been a murder thanks to the interspersed police station scenes. 'It's possible if she (Madeline Mackenzie) wouldn't have fallen, no one would have gotten killed,' a townsperson says in the first episode. Retiring the trope of ‘revealing’ that there has been a ‘disaster’ at the end of the season as a way to pique audiences interest, this peppering of flashbacks keep the story bouncing along, making the question of who done did it even more pressing than:
2. WHO IS DEAD?
At this juncture, we still have no idea who’s going to get dead. The beachfront town of Monterey is charged with such political tension even Francis Underwood would have a hard time. Anyone could snap and murder one of their neighbours and we’d believe it.
3. WHAT'S GOING ON WITH THE KIDS?
Despite the parental issues, the children’s storyline often usurps the banality of the parents’ existence: all their animosity generates from immediately forgotten conflicts that occur within the parameters of the school. Amabella has been getting bullied and Ziggy has been taking the fall - but this is lie! Who is the real bully and why will this be important?