Jessica Jones Series Finale Recap: How Did Jessica's Story End? Plus: Grade It!

TVLine | 6/16/2019 | Rebecca Iannucci
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The following post contains spoilers for the series finale of Marvel’s Jessica Jones.

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At the start of Jessica Jones‘ third and final season, the titular P.I. wasn’t exactly an ideal hero. Sure, she did good deeds — but they sometimes involved flinging a single father across a sandy beach, or humiliating a psychopath in front of two dozen middle schoolers.

By the time Season 3 concludes, though, Jessica seems to have a much stronger grasp on what it means to save the day, even when it comes at an enormous cost. Before you tell us what you thought of the Netflix drama’s final hour, let’s recap what went down:

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The episode picks up immediately after Salinger’s grisly murder, for which Jessica instantly knows Trish was responsible. She seems conflicted, though, about how to handle Trish’s recent killing spree — and she gets some unexpected guidance from Luke Cage (!), who shows up outside Alias Investigations after seeing Jessica on the news quite a bit. Luke tells Jessica the story of his half-brother, Willis, who appeared in Luke Cage‘s first season and did a lot of bad things. Luke ultimately sent Willis to the Raft, an underwater prison for powered people, and he tells Jessica that “it killed me to do it, but it was the right thing to do.” Hint, hint, Jessica.

The remainder of the finale, then, is largely dedicated to Jessica and Trish’s final showdown. I’ll spare you the minutiae — Jessica finds Trish, Trish gets away, Jessica finds Trish again, yadda yadda yadda — but the two women eventually have their final confrontation in a cargo bay at an infrequently trafficked airport. With Jeri’s help, Trish had planned to get safe passage out...
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