'Kidding' Season 2 Episode 10: The Piccirillos get closure over their son's death in a touching finale

'Kidding' Season 2 Episode 10: The Piccirillos get closure over their son's death in a touching finale
Jim Carrey and Judy Greer (Showtime)

Spoiler alert for 'Kidding' Season 2

In the last episode of 'Kidding', we saw Will (Cole Allen) tell his father about his mother's secret about donating his late brother Phil's (Cole Allen) organs.

In this episode, titled 'The Puppet Dalai Lama', we go back in time to see how the Piccirillos came to be as Jeff (Jim Carrey) struggles to answer the hardest question his ex-wife, Jill (Judy Greer) has ever posed in front of him.

When a stranger with a large head of Mr Pickles tells Will that his mother is responsible for the death of his twin brother, Jill realized that in order to get closure, she needed to hear someone say it to her.


After being sadly confronted by Jeff about why she kept Phil's organ donation a secret, she demands that he tell her the truth, "do you blame me?!" she asks.

The reason she didn't tell Jeff was because his emotions would have gotten the best of him, and knowing pieces of his son were still out there, he would have been interested in the lives of the people that Phil saved. Jill didn't want the spotlight to be, "Mr. Pickles saved seven lives," this was for Phil.

In the midst of this heated conversation, we are taken back to when Jeff and Jill meet and how they came to be husband and wife. We see how Jeff initially struggled to let Jill into his life fearing she would leave him and how His Holiness, the Dalai Lama tells him to go chase happiness because even though it's fleeting, it's real.


As we see the couple being officiated by His Holiness, we are ushed to the present where Jeff answers Jill's question with "I do." He does blame her for the death of his son Phil, who passed away in a car accident while Jill was driving — he had no seatbelt on.

After having to gain closure, she takes Jeff to meet the woman who ended up with Phil's heart and with that, time stops as the couple hears their son's heartbeat for the first time in a while.

On a more successful note for Mr Pickles Puppet Time show, Jeff's sister Deirdre (Catherine Keener) finally makes her dream come true — Puppet Astron-otter makes it to space taking off from the NASA's international space center. 


The season-ending of 'Kidding' may have brought tears to more than a few people and its safe to say that the Piccirillo family will be just fine.

'Kidding' Season 2 airs on Sundays at 10 pm EST on Showtime.

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