[Editor’s note: The following contains spoilers for Succession, Season 4 Episode 3, “Connor’s Wedding.”]
Nobody wins the kiss from Daddy. Logan Roy is lifeless, and now it stays to be seen what occurs with these he leaves behind.
From the primary glimpse of Episode 3’s title, the kinda-cheeky-in-retrospect “Connor’s Marriage ceremony,” it was clear Succession was gearing up for one thing large, however stated title additionally proved to be fairly the misdirect. Sure, members of the Roy household are gathering for the definitely-not-depressing celebration of Connor and Willa’s love, however then, slowly at first however very quick, a special tragedy unveils itself.
The episode nearly feels prefer it’s going down in real-time because the Roy siblings be taught that Logan has suffered a medical emergency on board his airplane… one which in the end results in his passing. There’s a stunning high quality to the immediacy of it — one second he’s climbing the stairway, speaking large about getting aggressive, manipulating Roman into being the one to fireplace Gerri, and the following, he’s getting chest compressions, and his kids on the bottom try to know what precisely it means.
Logan, Roman, and Shiv do get their likelihood to say one thing of a goodbye by means of Tom’s cellphone, however they’re one-sided conversations. “It’s very dangerous,” everybody retains repeating. These characters will be a number of the wittiest on TV, however these are one of the best phrases they’ve on this second.
As soon as the information units in, they begin to contact one another continuously, however like they’re doing it for the primary time, like they don’t understand how any of this works. Greg will get the information much more bluntly and cruelly than others, with a warning from Tom: “If this leaks, it’s a inventory value rodeo and a slit throat for the massive mouth, okay?”