'Say I Do': Childhood sweethearts Joe and Kerry's romance culminates in a 1920s Great Gatsby-inspired wedding
The couple was separated when they were just five but they reunited 20 years later
In Episode 5 of 'Say I Do', we see the story of Joe Muddiman and Kerry who were childhood best friends who got separated when they were just five. Both their parents knew what they had was special even when they were children but Joe's parents had to move out of their house overnight and that was the end of it for them. However, life had other plans and the two were reunited 20 years later, and they couldn't say no to a second shot at love. Their fateful reunion resulted in a date that ended in a kiss and shortly after they moved in with each other.
The couple now lives in a house that they have built, where every room is personalized. Joe didn't have the money to buy a castle for Kerry so instead he built her one and their house is has a fantasy room, a treehouse and also a zipline. After five years together as a couple, Joe had now sought the help of the three "gay angels" — Jeremiah Brent, Thai Nguyen and Gabriele Bertaccini — to throw Kerry a Great Gatsby-inspired wedding from the 1920s.
Coming to the proposal, Joe had saved money over the past five years to buy the perfect ring for Kerry. He had kept a small pumpkin box that Kerry had given to him before they separated at five and presented the ring to her in that case. Fireworks went off on the horizon as the couple basked in the happiness of their engagement. Brent, Nguyen and Bertaccini even threw a fun bachelorette party for Kerry. They got a pedal wagon and gallivanted across the city drinking, making Kerry participate in fun challenges like kissing a bald man on the head and having a man tattoo her name on his body, among other fun things.
Coming to the wedding ceremony, Brent had booked a venue, just like the couple wanted. The decor was perfect, their wedding party also had a live jazz band, just like the '20s. They also had a champagne tower and an oyster bar at the party and a checkered dance floor. The dresses of the bride and groom as well as the food resembled elements of the era that Kerry loved. All in all, Joe and Kerry had been through a lot as a couple and watching them advance through the events leading up to the wedding was a beautiful experience. Watching them watch their dream wedding come to life in just seven days and the sheer joy and gratefulness that the couple exuded was a delight to watch.
This episode of 'Say I Do' is now airing on Netflix.