The End: Season 1

The End: Season 1

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Emmy-nominee Harriet Walter (Sense and Sensibility) and Golden Globe-nominee Frances O'Conner (The Missing) lead this cross-generation family drama from Samantha Strauss (Dance Academy) where relatives share an obsession about death and how to die with dignity.

2020Australia, UKSky
Drama

Episodes

EPISODE 1.1

Do Not Resuscitate

Harriet Walter stars in a Sky original about how it's... More never too late to start over. A suicide attempt reunites a mother and daughter.

EPISODE 1.2

Toxic Shock Syndrome

Edie babysits Persephone as Kate fights to rescue her reputation.

EPISODE 1.3

**** Christmas

Edie steps out her comfort zone by agreeing to sing... More in the Christmas show.

EPISODE 1.4

Polar Bear

Oberon struggles as he seeks testosterone therapy. Edie makes a... More confession.

EPISODE 1.5

To Be/Not To Be

A difficult decision unexpectedly gives Edie a new lease of... More life.

EPISODE 1.6

Art vs Life

Kate is horrified by Edie's proposition but her mum refuses... More to let it drop.

EPISODE 1.7

Blood Sandwich

Kate and Edie get a surprise as they team up.... More Oberon turns to Edie.

EPISODE 1.8

Metastasized

A party leads to an unexpected move by Edie and... More the arrival of an ambulance.

EPISODE 1.9

With Sparkles

A struggling Kate turns to drink for the first time... More in years.

EPISODE 1.10

Picking Scabs

An event leads Edie to believe there really are moments... More worth living for.

The End: Season 1 | Reviews

76%17 reviews

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

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The Telegraph

The Telegraph

The End is provocative, and sometimes difficult to watch. It is occasionally funny. But Strauss hasn't yet found a way to make those things co-exist.

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

Infuriating, cloying, and pretentious, as it puts characters into manipulative, melodramatic situations and then asks viewers to care.

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Variety

Variety

(The End) can't quite find its tone...

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Decider

Decider

This well-written and well-acted show promises to be a satisfying watch to anyone ready for its bleakness.

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Boston Globe

Boston Globe

The story lines are dense - too dense, at times - with issues of death, but the comedic moments are a great relief...

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The Guardian

The Guardian

The mother and daughter's relationship is so constructed as to make it clear that this is the cumulation of a lifetime of opposing views, and all the more painful for it.

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Daily Telegraph

Daily Telegraph

Provocative, and sometimes difficult to watch. It is occasionally funny. But Strauss hasn't yet found a way to make those things co-exist.

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The Times

The Times

It's sharp and unlike anything I've seen.

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The Age

The Age

It's a joy to see older people, particularly women, in roles with genuine depth, and the divisive topic of the right to die being interrogated in such a unique fashion, at once profound and playful.

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The End: Season 1 | Release Details

The End: Season 1 is available to stream in New Zealand now on TVNZ+.