Maid Season 1 Ending: Everything you should know!
Made is an American drama limited series created by Molly Smith Metzler for Netflix. The series is inspired by Stephanie Land’s memoir Made: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive.
Its story centers on a young mother who escapes from an abusive relationship, struggling to provide for her daughter in order to find a job cleaning the latter. It premiered on Netflix on October 1, 2021.
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Maid Season 1 Ending Explained: What happens with the Girl?
In the final episode, Alex gets his independent cleanup, helping a fellow single mom who turns out to be a hoarder throw her stuff out before a move. Although the client accepts that the work is more than Alex expected,
And he cannot pay for the extra hours, Alex stays up late and helps him clean the entire house. In return, Mom recommends Alex to her hoarder group, and in this episode we see Alex gain a bunch of new clients.
The new business is great for Alex, who has also started teaching a creative writing therapy class. As she leads the class, helping other residents at the domestic violence shelter, we see how far she has come since she first left Sean.
Her life feels the same as before moving to Montana, where she plans to continue cleaning houses as she heads to college. The end of the Season 1 finale is full of moments that show how Alex has made some progress,
But there’s still a long way to go. She returns a cashmere sweater she “borrowed” from a wealthy customer. The customer asks him to keep it, but Alex refuses, vowing to earn enough to buy one of his own.
But when the customer notes the price, $1,400, Alex takes the sweater. Working hard to make a living is an honorable goal, but we all need help sometimes, and there’s nothing wrong with admitting it.
Then there’s Alex and Maddy’s climb to the top of the mountain overlooking Missoula. As Alex notes via voiceover, the trail is long and zig-zaggy, and the hike will be difficult,
But the ultimate goal of getting to the summit makes it worth it – just like Alex’s journey to a better life. There’s a giant “M” on top of the mountain,
Alex refers to his daughter as “Maddie.” This is obviously not true, but it is also okay. Sometimes we have to believe a little because it allows us to keep going.
Is Maid Season 1 Based on a True Story?
Yes, Made is the best take on Stephanie Land’s best-selling memoir of the same name. Bhumi ran away from a degrading home and struggled to survive by working as a maid.
Eventually, Land made it to the University of Montana’s creative writing program and is now a successful journalist and author.
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Maid Season 1 Short Review!
This ten-episode series chronicles Alex’s struggle to find freedom and regain his sense of self from a man who seems fine on the surface but hides a dark, nasty past.
This whole “don’t judge a book by its cover” thing is something that extends to every other character on the show as well. The arrogant and obnoxious Regina goes on to become one of Alex’s most valuable assets.
Alex’s mother, Paula, starts out as a rage-inducing waste of space, but over the course of the season, we learn that she is, in fact, also a victim of abuse, but handles it very differently.
I could go on, but suffice it to say that there are a lot of different characters here that help or hinder Alex. Because of this, sometimes the show feels like it takes one step forward and two steps back for our protagonists,
And it can be quite exhausting to watch. Several times a lifeline is thrown at Alex, only to rip that rug out from under him, before forcing him to return to the starting point again before the layers of sadness roll down.