Schitt's Creek Season 5 Finale Recap: Vanishing Actress — Plus, Grade It!

TVLine | 4/10/2019 | Charlie Mason
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“What a unanimously disastrous day this is turning out to be!” cried Moira early on in the Season 5 finale of Schitt’s Creek. Though Alexis had done a bang-up job of generating publicity for Cabaret, the show’s leading lady Stevie had gone missing. But if the director thought that turn of events was calamitous, it was nothing compared to… well, keep reading; you’ll see.

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Later, Johnny made it clear just how completely and totally OK he was with Alexis going to the Galapagos with Patrick for six months by checking on her every time she turned around and ultimately giving her a framed photo of the family that he suggested she put on her bedside table while she was away. When Moira happened upon the scene, she wondered why, if Ted was leaving that night, Alexis wasn’t leaving until the following week. “Because I’m in the show,” Alexis had to remind her mother. If Moira was distracted, you couldn’t blame her. Thanks to Alexis’ efforts, she’d been getting calls from the media all day about Cabaret. In fact, she was so impressed by her daughter the PR whiz that “after careful cogitation and two attempts to get Lizzie Grubman to do some pro-bono work,” she’d decided to have Alexis do all her publicity — including for the Crows movie, which was set to premiere in the fall. Um, Alexis would still be in the Galapagos then, she pointed out. “Poor planning,” said Moira as if Alexis could have known she’d be offered the high-profile gig.

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