What happened in Holby City? Final episode’s key moments between shock death and shifting credits
The BBC’s beloved medical drama Holby City has come to a poignant ending after 23 long epic years, which saw Jac Naylor, played by Rosie Marcel, tragically die in a deadly cancer battle poor and then donated her organs
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Holby City aired an emotional finale of the beloved BBC medical series, which saw an explosive and heartbreaking conclusion to the show’s plot.
From Jac Naylor’s fate to Hendrik Hanssen’s final decision on his future, the series weaves together the fates of each character before paying a final tribute to the NHS in the past few years. program end time.
Here’s everything that happened in the final episode of the beloved series…
Jac’s Tragic Fate
The tragic centerpiece of the episode is the death of fan favorite Jac, played by Rosie Marcel, who asked Adrian ‘Fletch’ Fletcher (Alex Walkinshaw) to write her an order not to resuscitate in the finale. .
Jac wakes up from life-or-death surgery to remove her brain tumor, directed by her trusted friend Elliot Hope (Paul Bradley), to tell Fletch that she has decided to refuse future medical intervention. and learned that Elliot was unable to remove the tumor.
He replied, “I just hate the thought of you giving up,” to which she said, “Let me tell you about giving up. Put this under control. Clear my mind. Leaving me delirious and doubly uncontrollable – that’s giving up.
“I have never been more clear about anything in my life. Please do this for me. “
Jac’s final waking moment is seen in the following scene, when Sacha Levy (Bob Barrett) takes care of her when he says that Elliot has scheduled her to come in for a CT scan.
He quips: “You really love me,” when Jac replies, “You know I do,” her voice softening as she suffers a stroke, leaving her braindead.
While her friends rally and rally to save her, Fletch tells them of her wish and they are forced to leave nature to make its journey as Jac drifts away.
Holby City fans later learned that Jac had decided to donate his organs, including his heart, lungs, liver and pancreas, to “make a difference to so many lives”.
A touching final word of gratitude from the NHS
The plot culminates in a dramatic voice-over monologue in the final moments of the show when the cast is seen responding to an emergency at the hospital.
“It took me a long time to find a place to belong, somewhere to call home,” says Jac.
“It was not with my mother or the caregivers that she dumped me. It’s certainly not with any man. “
She continued: “It was the first time I walked into a theater and breathed in that rare atmosphere, realizing that my hands could save lives. I knew that on day one I found my place in the world. Somewhere I belong.
“This is what the NHS means to us. Not a badge on the lapel of a cabinet minister. Not a figure below the bus.
“It was a nurse who missed her break to sit with a lonely patient. A surgeon grinds out a 15 hour op. Alarm sirens come to the rescue. Thursday night’s applause rang through the roofs.”
As the show concluded with a final shot of the hospital with the words ‘Thank you’ and ‘NHS Holby City’ projected onto the building, Jac concluded: “We’re all doing our best in this. impossible cases. It is something to believe. That’s home. “
Dom overcomes his insecurities
Meanwhile, Dom feels like an outsider knowing that Josh and Ange have helped him out of their family crisis, only to be further disappointed when he discovers that Chloe has played an important role. important in Josh’s recovery.
Feeling hurt by Ange’s secret, Dom questions whether she considers him her own son.
But the pair reconciled at the end of the episode in touching scenes, as they planned a Saturday night curry at Ange’s house.
Dom joked, “I think I should do some diaper changing practice if I were the favorite sibling,” when Ange replied, “Now, I would love to see.”
As the two watched Josh in his bed, Dom came to his senses as he said, “I’ve got to have a lot to catch up on. Life is too short,” Ange agreed, before telling Dom his mother must be so proud of him as he broke down in tears.
Hanssen get happily ever after
In other scenes, Donna Jackson and Hendrik Hanssen support Lexy, as she remains optimistic and determined to make the most of the time remaining – before it is revealed that she will receive Jac’s heart.
Still reeling from the news of Lexy as well as the shock of Jac’s death, Hanssen is prompted to reconsider his future.
When she overheard Jac’s friends reminiscing by her bedside as she lay on a ventilator, awaiting organ transplant surgery, Hanssen purposely walked away.
It was later seen that he finally had a touching final reunion with Russ, after actor Guy Henry, who played Hanssen, teased that he would have a happily ever after.
Hanssen arrives with Jac’s donor liver, and Russ asks, “Yes, but why are you here?” and Hanssen replied: “I came for you”.
The tearful episode also saw the return of the six main characters of Holby City: Mo Effanga (Chizzy Akudolu), Ric (Hugh Quarshie), Joseph (Luke Roberts), Jason (Jules Robertson), and Serena and Bernie (Catherine Russell and Jemma Redgrave). ).
Before the finale, Donna Jackson star Jaye Jacobs promised that the final episode “honours those die-hard, long-time fans,” and Fletch actor Alex Walkinshaw called the episode “huge.”
The final episode of Holby City comes after BBC bosses decided to cut the hit show “to reshape the BBC’s television medium to better reflect, represent and serve every corner of the world”. country”.
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