Atlanta is a comedy-drama series created by Childish Gambino (Donald Glover). The series is based on the story of Earn and his cousin Alfred; who try to make their careers in the Atlanta music scene improve their living conditions. Earn Marks is the manager, with his cousin Alfred being imaged on the screen as a rapper with the nickname ”Paper Boi.”
The series portrays the struggle of the two artists in the fields of poverty, racial discrimination, relationships, and parenthood, as they move through their journey of making a successful career in the music industry.
Before diving into the discussion of the latest episode, let’s first discover more about the actors who bring the imagination to life. The main characters include Donald Glover, the manager who dropped out from Princeton, and Earned Marks. Brain Tyree Henry played the role of the “paper boi”.
Further on, the list of main characters also includes Lakeith Stanfield playing the role of Darius X, who seems to be very close to Alfred, becoming his right hand, and Zazie Beetz playing the role of Vanessa “Van” Keefer, Earn’sEarn’s a romantic interest in the series and the mother of his child.
Season 3 Episode 10 ending
The end of the third season left us with a lot of questions. The final episode of the season is based on the real-life story of Tartare. The episode mostly focuses on the character Vanessa “Van” Keefer’sKeefer’s life away from Atlanta in the romantic capital of France, Paris. The episode begins with the visualization of 3 women enjoying lunch with light conversations when “Van” enters the story.
One of the women, Candace (played by Adrian Rae, who was first introduced in season 2 of the series as a friend of Vanessa’sVanessa’s); recognizes “Van” and calls her out for joining them. Shown to wear a curly black wig, van calls herself Tartare.
Van later invites them for a drink with her and her secret affair person living together in Paris. The episode further shows the real depiction of life in the streets of France with violent actions, blackmail, etc.
Candace tries to induce the thought of Van living a life of extraordinary circumstances. However, Van seems to be far away from his thoughts. It’s when she’s reminded of her child that she starts missing her family in Atlanta. The end provides a reasonable answer to Van, who has been having an existential crisis throughout the season.
Where To Watch?
The series was first aired on FX in 2016. For now, 3 seasons of the series are available for streaming on HULU.
Watch It Or Skip It?
With a whopping 8.6/10 rating on IMDb and 97% on rotten tomatoes, many viewers would agree this series brings about a unique experience to user view. Filled with satirical comedy, the movie shows real-life struggles and discrimination faced in everyday life. After winning 5 Primetime Emmys, this series is nominated 98 times and have 52 wins in total.