‘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 hearth on the seaside home simply after they obtained 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 by 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 sport over. She additionally notes that Henry may very well be arrested for obstructing justice and advises to not flip over the hammer.
Jonathan talks to Grace privately and tries accountable Henry. Grace can’t imagine that Jonathan goes down this highway and asks him to depart. 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 taking place proper in entrance of her with Jonathan. She says that she does see what’s occurring 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 useless after they’d 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 needs what’s greatest for him on the finish of the day. Henry is clearly fighting every thing that’s occurring. 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 in regards to the night time of Elena’s demise and probes him about whether or not or not he awoke in the course of the night time. He doesn’t assume he did. She additionally asks about Fernando and Elena’s arguing. Miguel admits that they argued and instructed his academics that his dad and mom 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 prepared to testify. She is going to inform her reality. “I don’t imagine you could possibly have finished 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 folks’s lives, and she or he’s by no means noticed Jonathan to be violent. She says that Jonathan is a “light 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 in regards to 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 in regards to 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 in regards to 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 demise. Grace turns the courtroom the other way up and says Jonathan’s mother instructed her that Jonathan suffered “neither guilt nor grief” about his sister’s demise, that Jonathan doesn’t know how one can endure or present regret.
(Throughout their stroll, Grace completely instructed Sylvia in regards to the sister. When Sylvia bumped into the prosecutor within the toilet, she needed to have given her a touch in regards to 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 making an attempt accountable Grace for this and Haley claps again that that is all his fault as a result of he didn’t do away with 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 college. Jonathan has taken Henry on a drive.
The night time of the homicide, Jonathan went to go to Elena. They’d intercourse, similar to Jonathan mentioned. Afterward, Elena talked about how good Grace had been to her these days. She instructed Jonathan that Henry may very well be nice for Miguel, like an enormous brother. That’s when Jonathan snapped. He instructed Elena to avoid his household. “You’ll by no means harm me. You’ll by no means depart me,” Elena mentioned. When Elena refused to imagine Jonathan, he threw her head in opposition to the wall a number of occasions. “I simply left you,” he instructed 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 demise. Jonathan killed Elena and felt no regret in any respect.
Throughout his drive with Henry, Jonathan continues to turn into extra erratic. He doesn’t imagine this homicide goes to be his legacy. He nonetheless believes there’s a approach 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 purple 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 soar. 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.