Everyone's Talking About "Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story," But This Post Is Specifically For Fans Sobbing Over The Final Scene

    Shonda Rhimes knows how to write the most heartbreakingly beautiful pieces of dialogue, and the final scene between Queen Charlotte and King George might be one of the best.

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    There are obviously MASSIVE spoilers ahead for Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story!

    Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story is already one of the biggest Netflix shows this year — like, the series reportedly drew in 148.28 million hours of viewing worldwide in its first four days.

    Screenshot from "Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story" of the Queen and King George III kissing as others look on

    Created and written by Shonda Rhimes and directed by Tom Verica, this Bridgerton prequel series follows a young Queen Charlotte (India Amarteifio) as she meets and marries King George III (Corey Mylchreest). Meanwhile, an older Queen Charlotte (Golda Rosheuvel) is pressuring her children to marry and produce another royal heir.

    Closeups of the young Queen Charlotte and the older Queen Charlot
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    The show is, dare I say, a pretty perfect TV series. There was something just so magical about the casting and story in Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story, especially with India and Corey as young Charlotte and young George.

    King George arguing with Queen Charlotte that she does not want this life with him and the Queen arguing that she does

    While the show as a whole is one of my favorites, I cannot stop thinking about the literal last five minutes of the series, and how it's one of the most heartbreakingly beautiful moments.

    In the final moments of Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story, Charlotte crawls underneath a bed with George, and the two share a moment together, one that includes George remembering that Charlotte didn't leave before their wedding.

    King George saying, "You did not go over the wall"

    And then, as they lie there, hiding from the heavens, we see young Charlotte and young George again. When Golda changes into India, I was fully SOBBING, let me tell you.

    It's a perfect ending to a show that was filled with love between Charlotte and George, even though we know what happens to the two of them.

    The King and Queens feet picking out from other the bed

    Speaking about filming this last scene, Golda told Netflix's Tudum that it was director Tom Verica's idea to have both young and older Charlotte and George in the scene.

    Closeup of Golda Rosheuvel

    Corey added, "That is the genius of director and executive producer Tom Verica. He texted me and India, and he said, 'Learn that last scene, and come in ready to do the entire thing.'"

    Corey Mylchreest

    He continued, saying, "It’s not the audience getting a flashback. It's not the audience going, 'Oh yeah, there they are, older. Do you remember when they were in that scene when they were younger?' It’s the characters doing that."

    The couple under the bed

    "They’re going, 'I remember you as you were, and the reason I remember you as you were is because our love is still the same. Our love is still just as strong.'"

    A closeup of the young couple

    It was also the only time Golda, India, Corey, and James Fleet filmed together.

    The cast of "Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story"

    Corey explained to Netflix's Tudum, "Filming that [scene] was completely out-of-body, because there were moments where I was filming with Golda, and India was filming [with] James. It was good because me and India had a chemistry, and me and Golda had a different chemistry."

    Corey Mylchreest and India Amarteifio

    "It was the chemistry of the older George and the queen. And it was also lovely because we'd had so much time together by that point. It felt like a necessity — it was a good sense of closure filming that scene," he continued.

    Screenshots from "Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story"

    Meanwhile, Golda said that it's a moment that allows the show to express the deep love between Charlotte and George, which is often hard to do — both on a TV series and in real life.

    Closeup of Golda Rosheuvel

    "I always find it really difficult to explain what love is. Because, for me, love is not about words. It really is a deeper connection with that person, an understanding that when you look at them, it’s there," Golda explained.

    Screenshot from "Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story"

    She continued, saying, "I love the fact that Queen Charlotte knows what to do to help King George; whereas, young Queen Charlotte is at the beginning of that journey. Queen Charlotte now knows how to communicate with the man she loves. She knows what he needs. She understands him. It's a lifelong journey for them, and you see that in that last scene."

    Screenshots from "Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story"

    All of the hard work the cast and crew put into making sure this last Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story scene was perfect paid off because people cannot stop crying over it. Here are some of the best reactions:

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    queen charlotte and king George. This season was so beautiful 😭😭😭 pic.twitter.com/P3tIAHMFpz

    — Urban_Gypsy (@UrbanGypsyXXV) May 6, 2023
    @UrbanGypsyXXV / Netflix / Via Twitter: @UrbanGypsyXXV

    “hide from the heavens with me”, “you did not go over the wall”, the transitions to their younger selves… one of the best scenes in the entire bridgerton universe. pic.twitter.com/LvMS9cYw0V

    — ً (@lycgami) May 6, 2023
    @lycgami / Netflix / Via Twitter: @lycgami

    this Queen Charlotte story might be the saddest thing i’ve seen in a minute. i finished the whole thing but at what cost #Bridgerton pic.twitter.com/J5s4ff6N8L

    — . (@Shznti) May 6, 2023
    @Shznti / Fox / Via Twitter: @Shznti

    "From the moment I saw you trying to go over the wall...I have loved you desperately..."

    "You did not go over the wall."
    "No, George. I did not go over the wall."

    When I say I couldn't see through the tears #QueenCharlotte pic.twitter.com/7Jq7fZDlKu

    — gitme 🤟🏻🌸🎈🍎🐝 (@Coolcatdizi) May 4, 2023
    @Coolcatdizi / Netflix / Via Twitter: @Coolcatdizi

    “you did not go over the wall.”
    “no, george. i did not go over the wall.”

    I WILL NEVER EMOTIONALLY RECOVER FROM THIS SCENE pic.twitter.com/umtFfwXrVL

    — mau (@villainsaints) May 10, 2023
    @villainsaints / Netflix / Via Twitter: @villainsaints

    I'm in tears and why:
    Queen Charlotte & King George have the most delicate, enchanting and beautiful love story in Bridgerton. 🥹❤️

    I'm completely in love with them. #QueenCharlotte pic.twitter.com/MPbokYXgdI

    — Mari🐮🌼 (@RinaInLove) May 6, 2023
    @RinaInLove / Netflix / Via Twitter: @RinaInLove

    “You did not go over the wall”
    “No George, I did not go over the wall” #Bridgerton #QueenCharlotte pic.twitter.com/Aenh8IJicv

    — ell☕️ (@elliecarney_) May 6, 2023
    @elliecarney_ / E! / Via Twitter: @elliecarney_

    this video makes me absolutely feral. every time i see that final scene i burst into tears. what is this control and hold they have over me. #queencharlotte pic.twitter.com/f09vuAOMkq

    — amina 🤍 (@its_aminaa_) May 9, 2023
    @its_aminaa / Netflix / Via Twitter: @its_aminaa_

    when i tell you i was SOBBING #QueenCharlotte pic.twitter.com/GfqV7sB5KL

    — armonie (@rinaendgame) May 4, 2023
    @rinaendgame / Netflix / Via Twitter: @rinaendgame

    i just finished queen charlotte and im unwelll

    pic.twitter.com/rv1mGFu0D8

    — f (@curzonstrt) May 5, 2023
    @curzonstrt / ABC / Via Twitter: @curzonstrt

    I think it’s beautiful how #Bridgerton made her seem like a cold gossip loving Queen. But #QueenCharlotte  showcased how her concern was always her love for the king and protecting their love. Even when she has to face the world without him.

    pic.twitter.com/guAfD3iEC4

    — gabriela silva (@GabySilva143) May 4, 2023
    @GabySilva143 / Netflix / Via Twitter: @GabySilva143