The Act ends by trying to clean up Gypsy’s image by making it seem she truly did make a mistake and didn’t realize the consequences of killing her mom.
Joey King shows herself as one of the most talented young actresses out there as Gypsy Rose bounces from manipulative to fool.
As Gypsy comes to realize Nick doesn’t fit her knight in shining armor fantasy, we begin to see how Dee Dee developed Munchausen syndrome by proxy.
Gypsy presents Dee Dee her last opportunity to make some form of amends. Which leads to Gypsy’s decision to ask Victor to do something horrible.
As Dee Dee continues to fail to contain Gypsy’s curiosity, Gypsy becomes acquainted with Nick. Someone who will change both Dee Dee and Gypsy’s life forever.
As Gypsy gets her first taste of real love, and Dee Dee a reminder of what that is, we’re reminded both are a bit toxic.
Someone tries to expose Dee Dee this episode, and while Gypsy is enjoying the truth, seeds of animosity are starting to bloom.
The Act: Season 1, Episode 1 “La Maison Du Bon Reve” [Series Premiere] – Recap, Review (with Spoilers)
Based on a true story, The Act pushes all involved past what you might expect for some and others towards a reminder of why they have had such long careers.