Candy Episode 1 Recap and Ending, Explained

Hulu’s ‘Candy’ follows the story of Betty Gore’s brutal murder andThe crime was committed by a surprising accomplice. The miniseries centers around Betty and Alan Gore andThey are their friend Candy MontgomeryWho seems to have a hand in Betty’s death. The quiet suburban setting andThe opening episode has some intense moments due to its slow-burn pace. There are a lot of unanswered questions in this twisted mystery, so let’s take a closer look at ‘Candy’ episode 1 and see what’s what. SPOILERS BEFORE.

Candy Episode 1 Recap

TheEpisode opens with a languid FridayMorning in a quiet neighborhood Wylie, Texas. Alan GoreGet ready andHis wife is informed. Bettyhe must travel to work for the weekend. With a baby at home that doesn’t seem to stop crying, BettyShe seems apprehensive about her husband’s decision to leave. SheSome complain about aches andIt is not easy to feel the pain, but it is possible to be reassured. AlanBefore he heads off andTakes a flight to St. Paul, Minnesota.

Candy Episode 1 Recap and Ending, Explained
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Meanwhile, Candy and Pat Montgomery, who are close friends of Betty and AlanHost Betty’s elder daughter, ChristinaFor a sleepover, DecidingShe can stay an extra night and BettyShe will be occupied with the baby all the time. CandyCalls her friend andAsks if she is able to pick up Christina’s swimsuit. BettySeems a bit irritated by Candy’s upbeat tone but tells her to come at 11 in the morning.

CandyIt’s a busy day andHeads to Betty’s house, after which she plans to go to the store. ByThe time Candy arrives, Alanhe has left, and Bettyis home alone with the baby. We don’t see the interaction between Candy and BettyBut the former leaves the house later, visibly shaken andWith bloody patches on her. InHer disturbed state CandyDrives home andQuickly wash her blood-stained clothes SheShe also has injuries to her foot and head.

Candy Episode 1 Ending: How Did Betty Die? Was She Shot?

CandyLater, she comes to pick up her children andTrys to have a daily routine. She and PatTake the kids to the cinema and pick up a taco dinner. All throughout, CandyActs strangely andTo be slightly surprised, she describes her day in detail. Pat. SheShe repeatedly stated that she met BettyTo pick up Christina’s swimsuit andHer watch eventually broke.

Candy Episode 1 Recap and Ending, Explained
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OnHis work trip AlanAttempts to call BettyBut, it is futile. After she doesn’t pick up the phone on his third call, the husband gets worried. HeCalls their neighbor Richard Parker, andHe is asked to inspect the house and Betty. Eventually, Richard andTwo more neighbors arrive at the Gore residence. InsideThey are shocked to discover this. BettyBrutally murdered andInform Alan, saying she’s been shot. AlanThen you should call up CandyTell her the terrible news. andThe episode ends with a twist. It shows a blood-spattered, oversized ax next to the camera. Betty’s body.

SoIt seems that BettyIt might not have been necessary to shoot. ThisThis is in keeping avec Alan saying that they don’t even own a gun when he is told his wife has been shot. WhenThe neighbors Richard, Jerry, and LesterExplore Betty’s body in the utility closet, they are shocked by the gruesomeness of the scene. ThusThey don’t even enter the room. andThey may not be able to see the body from afar and mistakenly believe that the cause of death is a shooting.

Candy Episode 1 Recap and Ending, Explained
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TheThe closing scene with the ax strongly suggests that BettyIt claimed that she was actually killed, which would explain all of the bloody splatter around her. Incase CandyDid murder occur? BettyIt would also be explained if the murder weapon was an ax. Candy’s disheveled appearance when she leaves Betty’s house. FinallyA gunshot being fired in a quiet neighborhood would have been heard. SinceNone of the neighbors mentioned hearing gunshots. It seems most likely that it was. BettyThe axe was used to kill him, but he was not actually killed.

Did Candy Kill Betty?

AllAll fingers point to CandyAs Betty’s killer. ApartFrom her appearance as she leaves the Gores’ house, Candy’s injuries also show that she’s been involved in violence. PerhapsMost telling is her behavior throughout the day. Candy insists on repeating her itinerary for the day to everyone she meets, almost as though she’s trying to fix multiple alibis for herself. TheYoung mother looks very preoccupied too andAt one point, you may actually vomit.

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ItIt is obvious that CandyIt has been killed Betty andShe is now feeling overwhelmed by all the possible consequences of her crime. InterestinglyShe seems to also take some comfort when she’s feeling overwhelmed. AlanShe tells her that BettyThe shot was taken. ThisThat means Candy likely didn’t use a gun to kill Betty andIt seems to believe that if BettyIf she was killed, it is unlikely that her murderer will be held accountable.

OfThe crucial question is, of course, Candy’s motive to kill Betty remains unanswered so far. HoweverIt is evident that the two had a physical fight. TheA possible cause of apparent physical altercation may also have been BettyHe has appeared frustrated since then. AlanHe leaves for his work trip.

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