Warning: This post contains spoiler for Season 1 of Big Little Lies.
- Fans of Big Little Lies catch the first season of the HBO show before the second season premieres.
- The death teased in the season's premiere was Perry Wright, Celeste's husband.
- Perry is killed by Bonnie Carlson on Quiz Night Premiere on Sunday, June 9th – finally! In the meantime, some viewers are catching up on the first season, while others may have forgotten what exactly happened since the HBO series first aired in 201
In a nutshell, a single mother pulls Jane Chapman to Monterey. California, where she is directed by Madeline Martha Mackenzie (Reese Witherspoon) and Celeste Wright (Nicole Kidman). She also comes into contact with Madeline's nemesis Renata Klein (Laura Dern) and Madeline's ex-wife Bonnie Carlson (Zoë Kravitz).
Throughout the school year, the five women manage complicated relationships with each other, their families and the other parents from the school.
And in the finale of the first season it finally becomes crystal clear that most The drama of the series has its origin in Perry, Celeste's husband. He abused Celeste and he raped and impregnated Jane. His twin sons, who copied his behavior, harassed Renata's daughter Amabella; She was too scared to tell the twins, falsely claiming that Jane's son Ziggy was bullying her and getting Renata and a few other parents banish Jane.
The action culminates in the school's annual quiz night, in which Perry is killed by one of the five women.
Who killed Perry at Big Little Lies ?
Perry is killed by Bonnie during a quiz night.
Celeste had planned to leave him, and at the party he tries to persuade her to stay. When she refuses, he attacks her in front of the women and they try to fend him off. (It's also shown that Perry is the one who raped Jane years ago, and he's the father of her son Ziggy.)
Bonnie sees the attack from a distance and pushes Perry down the stairs. This detail was not clear on the show, but in the book Big Little Lies author Liane Moriarty states that Bonnie grew up in an abusive home, so she was so moved by the violence at the party.
How will Perry's death affect Bi g Little Lies Season 2?
The second season will show how the "Monterey Five" can still keep up after Perry's death. Let every step be followed by an annoying investigator. Celeste's mother-in-law is also in town and she has some questions of her own.