Netflix's Squid Game does not pull its punches when it comes to its shocking plot twists, heartbreaking betrayals, and deaths. Even I, a lover of graphic shows, could not have predicted these wild moments.
But some of these moments had me picking my jaw up off the floor and being absolutely certain that they would end in "and it was all a dream." Here are the 19 most surprising things to happen in Squid Game, which will probably take me a few more years to recover from.
🚨Major spoilers ahead🚨
1.The number of people who died in Red Light, Green Light.
2.That the others who left the game were allowed to stay home and not forced to come back.
3.Sang-woo's betrayal of Gi-hun during the honeycomb game.
4.Gi-hun's team winning Tug of War.
5.Jun-ho discovering the games go back to at least 1988.
6.And while we're on the topic, the fact that Jun-ho lasted for so long as a staff member without people actually realizing he was an outsider was wild.
7.The marble game twist.
8.And while we're discussing the marble game that actually ripped my life source from my body... Gi-hun using Il-nam's dementia against him while Il-nam secretly knew he was being manipulated the whole time shook me.
9.And Ali's death in particular... Is it wrong of me to think Sang-woo is the worst character on the whole show?
10.The presence of the westerner VIPs, who suggested this game was played all over the world.
11.The number of people who died on the glass bridge.
12.And the fact that the western VIPs encouraged them to kill more people during the glass bridge challenge was horrific, to say the least. `
13.Jun-ho's death at the hands of his brother.
15.The fact that Gi-hun actually received all the prize money.
16.Gi-hun didn't spend any of the prize money.
17.That Sae-Byeok's little brother was taken to stay with Sang-woo's mom.
18.Il-nam's role as the ringleader the whole time.
19.Finally, that Gi-hun won the final game of humanity against Il-nam.
What did you guys think? Let me know in the comments below if I'm just easily caught off guard or if you were also shocked by these scenes.