HARD ACT TO FOLLOW
THE latest and final season of lands on Netflix this Friday, so it’s a perfect time to revisit Piper (Taylor Schilling) and the rest of the inmates at Litchfield Penitentiary. daughter to live the life of a total invalid who is entirely dependent on her for everything. She makes Gypsy shave her head. To use a wheelchair. And eat through a feeding tube in her stomach. As Gypsy Rose’s awareness of her mother’s sick plot grows, so too does her desire to break free, with horrific consequences. This episode juxtaposes Dee Dee’s gruesome end with Gypsy Rose’s birth and early childhood. It soon becomes apparent that Dee Dee’s fraught relationship with her own domineering mother set her on this twisted journey. After all the manipulative horror we have witnessed from Dee Dee and Gypsy Rose, the series will leave viewers feeling sympathy for both women who, it seems, were only driven to hurt people in the quest for love and happiness.