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    21 Shocking Scenes From "Money Heist" That Are Also So, So Genius

    "Let the matriarchy begin".

    🚨 Warning, major spoilers ahead for all five seasons of Money Heist. 🚨

    As many of you will know, Money Heist has come to an end after four exciting years. This legendary show was packed with intense plot twists and ~many~ heartbreaking scenes.

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    Here are 21 shocking moments that kept me on the edge of my seat the whole way through:

    1. When Berlin punished Tokyo by handing her over to the police.

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    I know Berlin was wrong for this, but in his defence Tokyo was moving reckless. I guess this was the push she needed to finally get herself together.

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    2. When Nairobi delivered this unforgettable line:

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    This was the moment she became my absolute fav, and when I knew things were about to go DOWN!

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    3. When Tokyo returned to the royal mint after escaping police custody.

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    The scene made me so happy, and then sad straight afterwards when Moscow got shot by the police whilst trying to help Tokyo get in.

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    4. When Berlin sacrificed himself in the first heist so that the others could escape safely.

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    Not gonna lie, after everything they went through, I really wanted Berlin to escape with the others. However, seeing him in the newer seasons really warmed my heart – even if they were just flashbacks. It felt like he was still alive and a part of the second heist too!

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    5. When they escaped the royal mint in style!

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    To see them actually escape was surreal, and the fact that they all came out dressed as the cities they were named after made their exit so iconic!

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    6. When Rio was illegally tortured by the police for information about where the others were hiding.

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    Rio was tortured for 18 days... Let that sink in. 

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    7. When the police faked Lisbon's execution in the shed and The Professor thought she was really dead.

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    I literally had the same reaction as The Professor, until it was revealed that the police had faked everything. I didn't know whether to feel relieved that Lisbon was still alive, or betrayed that the showrunners thought it was okay to play with our emotions like that!

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    8. When Lisbon and Alicia Sierra met again after she was detained by the police.

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    Intense isn't even the word to describe this moment.

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    9. When Nairobi got to see her son for the first time in years.

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    Yes, I know it was a trap that lead to her getting shot by a sniper, but I'm glad she was able to see her son one last time.

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    10. When Lisbon was rescued from the police after her trial.

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    This was by far my favourite rescue! It made me realise how underrated Benjamín and Marseille were.

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    11. When Alicia Sierra located The Professor's hideout and held him at gunpoint.

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    After watching this scene I genuinely thought that was it for The Professor. The season ending immediately after this moment, which only left us with more questions – did she shoot him, or did he get away?? We really needed to know!

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    12. When Gandía shot and killed Nairobi.

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    This is the moment I wish I could erase from my mind because it's responsible for 99% of my trust issues! You're telling me that she almost DIED in season four, and just when we thought she was safe, Gandía kills her? How could he?!

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    13. And then when Tokyo took down Gandía and sacrificed herself.

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    If Money Heist has taught us anything, it’s to expect the unexpected. I know I speak for many of us when I say I did NOT see this coming, seeing as Tokyo was the narrator for the series.

    Each scene leading up to this moment added to how heartbreaking the whole thing was – from Denver trying to get her to escape with him, to Rio trying to get to her on time – it was honestly too much! I'm just happy she fought until the very end and avenged Nairobi in the process.

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    14. Whenever they got together and chanted "Bella ciao".

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    Seeing them all happy, singing, and dancing literally made my day! However, knowing Money Heist and its constant twists, I couldn't help but anticipate what terrible turn of events were in store whenever the gang would celebrate.

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    15. When Stockholm shot Arturo.

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    I had mixed feelings about this one because there's annoying, and then there's Arturo! He really knew how to push everyone's buttons, but to actually see him get shot was shocking, and Stockholm's PTSD made me think that ~maybe~ it wasn't worth it.

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    16. When Palermo begged the oil drill to work so they could get the gold out.

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    Up until this moment I didn't really like Palermo, but seeing how much he truly cared about Berlin really touched me!

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    17. When The Professor and Alicia Sierra escaped from the police.

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    This was by far my favourite escape because of how impossible it seemed at the time. I had no idea how they were gonna pull this one off – especially because they had a baby with them – but somehow The Professor made it work! 

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    18. When Denver was being interrogated by Tamayo and we had no idea whether he'd betray his colleagues, or stick to the plan.

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    I swear, Denver stressed me out so much – I genuinely thought he was going to ruin everything! Instead, he ended up just wasting police time in a classic Denver way, and didn't disappoint in making us laugh in the process.

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    19. When Alicia Sierra helped The Professor get the stolen gold back from Rafael and Tatiana.

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    I don't think I'm wrong in saying there was a collective hatred towards Alicia Sierra amongst viewers throughout the series, especially after she got Nairobi shot and tortured Rio. However, I have to admit that her character development was amazing! I think we can all agree that we didn't foresee liking her in the end – I call it The Professor effect – but seeing her bond with him and then help the whole crew find the gold honestly did it for me.

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    20. When The Professor said this iconic line:

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    The Professor finally embraced his true nature in the last episode, and I was all here for it!

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    21. And finally, when they all got away with the second heist and everyone had a happy ending!

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    I don’t know about you, but once the police broke into the Bank of Spain and arrested them, I thought that was it. Just when we were all starting to lose faith, The Professor once again proved that he was one step ahead and made sure they all got out unharmed.

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    Are there any other iconic Money Heist moments I've missed? Share your favourites in the comments below!