‘The Undoing’ finale saved the very best twists for final. Jonathan’s trial continued, and issues took a flip when Grace took the stand. Ultimately, Elena’s killer was revealed.
The Undoing finale picks up the place the penultimate episode left off. Grace discovers the sculpting hammer, and Henry wakes up. He tells her that he discovered it within the outside fire on the seaside home simply after they bought there. She calls for to know why he didn’t inform her. “As a result of he killed her,” Henry says to Grace. “I didn’t need him to get caught.” He knew that she would flip over the weapon, and Jonathan would go to jail.
Grace brings the household and Haley collectively to determine what to do with the hammer. Jonathan reveals that he and Elena would go to the seaside home throughout their affair. Jonathan thinks Fernando planted the sculpting hammer and thinks the weapon might really exonerate him.
Seems, Henry ran it via the dishwasher to guard his dad. Twice. All DNA proof is lengthy gone. Haley tries to determine the following transfer. She tells them that if the sculpting hammer involves gentle, it’s recreation over. She additionally notes that Henry might be arrested for obstructing justice and advises to not flip over the hammer.
Jonathan talks to Grace privately and tries in charge Henry. Grace can’t consider that Jonathan goes down this highway and asks him to go away. Earlier than he leaves, Jonathan goes to see Henry in his room. Henry flips out that his personal dad is accusing him of homicide. Jonathan talks Henry down and guarantees to go on their highway journey after the trial is over.
When Grace speaks to Franklin, he wonders how she will be able to’t see what’s occurring proper in entrance of her with Jonathan. She says that she does see what’s happening and vows to repair what’s been undone.
The subsequent day, Jonathan takes the stand. He maintains that he didn’t kill Elena and simply discovered her lifeless after that they had intercourse. Jonathan opens up about how he turned near Miguel when Miguel was battling most cancers. He’s cross-examined and is requested why he didn’t name the police. Jonathan says he panicked and went house. Throughout his testimony, Grace sees a flash of reminiscence: Jonathan cleansing his bloody shirt.
Later that night time, Grace talks with Henry. She simply desires what’s greatest for him on the finish of the day. Henry is clearly combating the whole lot that’s happening. Grace calls Sylvia to go on a stroll. She wants Sylvia to do one thing for her.
Haley calls Miguel to the stand the following day. She asks concerning the night time of Elena’s dying and probes him about whether or not or not he awoke in the course of the night time. He doesn’t suppose he did. She additionally asks about Fernando and Elena’s arguing. Miguel admits that they argued and advised his academics that his mother and father fought and it scared him. Sylvia will get up and leaves to go to the toilet the place she runs into the prosecutor.
Throughout a break, Fernando goes off on Haley, Jonathan, and Grace. He calls all of them “vile.” Haley believes that she’ll put Detective Mendoza on the stand. Grace chimes in and tells Haley that she’s keen to testify. She’s going to inform her fact. “I don’t consider you possibly can have achieved this,” Grace says to him.
Grace takes the stand and tells the courtroom that he “couldn’t” have killed Elena. Haley asks how Grace is aware of this. Grace goes on and on about how Jonathan is a healer, he saves individuals’s lives, and he or she’s by no means noticed Jonathan to be violent. She says that Jonathan is a “mild man” and a “man of empathy.”
When she’s cross-examined, that’s the place issues take a flip. The prosecutor brings up what Grace mentioned earlier about Jonathan not being violent and talks concerning the night time on the seaside home when Jonathan grabbed Grace by the neck. Grace defends him initially, however the prosecutor leans in. She asks Grace to speak about what she mentioned to Detective Mendoza concerning the incident. Grace admits she was “terrified within the second” and was “startled.”
However then there’s the 911 name, which the prosecutor performs for everybody to listen to. The prosecutor forces her hand and will get her to speak concerning the little sister. Grace then reveals that she spoke to Jonathan’s mother lately. The prosecutor doesn’t maintain again. She asks Grace what Jonathan’s mother mentioned about how Jonathan dealt with his sister’s dying. Grace turns the courtroom the other way up and says Jonathan’s mother advised her that Jonathan suffered “neither guilt nor grief” about his sister’s dying, that Jonathan doesn’t know how one can undergo or present regret.
(Throughout their stroll, Grace completely advised Sylvia concerning the sister. When Sylvia bumped into the prosecutor within the toilet, she needed to have given her a touch concerning the sister.)
In the meantime, Haley is freaking out. Jonathan is shocked past perception. Jonathan stands up and says Grace is a liar. When she will get off the stand, she stares Jonathan down. Sylvia runs after Grace and walks out of the courthouse along with her. Haley says she’s going to maneuver for a mistrial. Jonathan is attempting in charge Grace for this and Haley claps again that that is all his fault as a result of he didn’t eliminate the hammer. “How silly are you able to get?” she asks him.
Later, Jonathan texts Henry that he’s lacking him. Jonathan asks Henry to go to breakfast with him the following morning. When Grace and Franklin arrive on the courthouse, Grace will get a textual content that Henry didn’t present as much as faculty. Jonathan has taken Henry on a drive.
The night time of the homicide, Jonathan went to go to Elena. That they had intercourse, similar to Jonathan mentioned. Afterward, Elena talked about how good Grace had been to her these days. She advised Jonathan that Henry might be nice for Miguel, like a giant brother. That’s when Jonathan snapped. He advised Elena to steer clear of his household. “You’ll by no means harm me. You’ll by no means depart me,” Elena mentioned. When Elena refused to consider Jonathan, he threw her head in opposition to the wall a number of instances. “I simply left you,” he advised her earlier than he threw her keys. Elena grabbed the sculpting hammer and tried to hit Jonathan with it. He grabbed it and hit her as soon as. When Elena was unconscious, Jonathan closed her eyes and continued to bludgeon her to dying. Jonathan killed Elena and felt no regret in any respect.
Throughout his drive with Henry, Jonathan continues to turn out to be extra erratic. He doesn’t consider this homicide goes to be his legacy. He nonetheless believes there’s a manner out of this. “You murdered an individual,” Henry cries. The cops shut in on them. Henry begs his dad to cease and let him out. Jonathan speeds in the direction of a pink gentle and barely misses a tractor-trailer. He goes over a bridge and drives over the yellow line. The opposite automobile swerves earlier than there’s a collision. Jonathan then stops the automobile and climbs the bridge. He prepares to leap.
Henry grabs his dad’s hand and begs Jonathan to not leap. Grace races out of the helicopter and runs to Jonathan and Henry. She screams for them each. Jonathan steps down from the bridge ledge, whereas Grace grabs Henry. Jonathan’s ready for Grace to hug him, however she runs with Henry. Jonathan is arrested for killing Elena, and Grace takes Henry and runs away from the monster she married.